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Children of Many Lands : Their Traditions, Customs and Way of Life

By: Bruce, Dana and McCrady, Elizabeth F.

Price: $12.11

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk Co. Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 014070

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, has color illustrations along with black & white illustrations. Stories of 8 countries whose individual customs & traditions may disappear into standardized pattern of modern life and dress. Each story describes a typical day for the children of that land - daily tasks in which they help,their games & amusements, & interesting customs. View more info

The Fighting Norths and Pawnee Scouts : Narratives and Reminiscences of Military Service on the Old Frontier

By: Bruce, Robert

Price: $63.33

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Nebraska State Historical Society: 1932

Seller ID: 049076

Condition: Very Good


72 pp, brown SC wraps w/black pictorial front panel and map rear panel w/text in black, text in black on the verso & recto of the covers. Some of the stories in the booklet are: Pawnee Villages and Trails brief historical review, the Norths as pioneers in the Platte country, Outstanding Pawnee Warriors and Scouts, The First Company of Pawnee Scouts (1864), Pawnee Battalion - 1867 the Plum Creek Fight, Stories form the Service Loyalty of the Pawnees, Massacre Canon, Nebraska, Fight, Summer of 1873, Enrolling the last Pawnee Scout Company in 1876, Last Campaign of the North Brothers and Pawnee... View more info

Four Ancestors: Stories, Songs, and Poems from Native North America

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $16.96

Publisher: BridgeWater Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051388

ISBN: 0816738432

Condition: Near Fine


96 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy black-blue-orange-green illustrated dj front panel and orange rear panel w/black text. A collection of traditional Native American tales celebrating the wonder and mystery of the natural world, arranged under the catagories "Fire," "Earth," "Water," and "Air." View more info

Betwen Earth & Sky - Legends of Native American Sacred Places

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $19.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051626

ISBN: 0152000429

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, quarter bound w/brown papwr covered boards w/red cloth spine and with , red, brown, yellow dj w/wht lettering . Through the guidance of his uncle and the retelling of various Native American legends , a young boy learns that everything living and inanimate has its place, should be considered sacred and given respect. Collection of ten Native American legends View more info

Pike's Peak Pioneers

By: Brunk, Ivan W.

Price: $9.31

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Pulpit Rock Press: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 034580

ISBN: 0962400807

Condition: Very Good


96 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/green illustrated front panel. The booklet provides a history of the little-known settlements on the east face of America's best-known mountain. The booklet provides a history of some of the early settlements in the area such as: Minnehaha, Ruxton Park, Manitou Springs. and others. It also lists brief history of some of the land claim settlers. View more info

The Mexican Pet: More "New" Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites

By: Brunvand, Jan Harold

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, W.W. Norton & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038849

ISBN: 0393023249

Condition: Very Good+


221 pp, quarterbound w/red papercovered boards w/light blu cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, glossy wht dj w/red-grey-black color illustrated front panel. A collection of urban legends by folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand. It is a group of bizarre stories that happened to someone. It contains many new legends, including "The Cabbage Patch Tragedy," " I believe in Mary Worth," " The Avon Flasher," and "The Mexican Pet." View more info

Dead Men Tell Unusual Tales

By: Bryon Weston Company

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Dalton, MA, Bryon Weston Company: 1927

Seller ID: 013965

Condition: Good


60 pp, green boards w/black-gilt pastedown label, presentation copy f/Bryon Weston Company. Unusual old documents gleaned from a recent prize contest in the interest of better public record making. Country was divided into twelve geographical divisions & a first & second prize were offered for the best &next best in each group. The tales came from old documents, including wills, mortgages, & other conveyances, public & private. chipped at top & bottom of spine, bookplate FRP, worn on corners. View more info

Gilgamesh : Man's First Story

By: Bryson, Bernarda

Price: $45.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036970

Condition: Very Good


112 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, black endpapers, dj brown-grey-blu-red w/color wraparound illustration. The story was first written down in Sumerian cuneiform and is the story of Gilgamesh, wdhich tells of a great flood and of one man, befriended by the gods, who survived by building an ark. In the feats of Gilgamesh and his companion, Enkidu, a monster who turns into a gentle man who loves and respects the King, are found the sources of the great mythological heroes, Hercules, Jason, and Theseus. dj bottom corner of the front flap clipped, light foxing on the edges. View more info

Down Went McGinty : El Paso in the wonderful Nineties

By: Bryson, Conrey

Price: $14.88

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Texas Western Press: 1977

Seller ID: 012609

Condition: Very Good+


150 pp, green cloth boards w/gilt lettering, stamped on FPD "permanent record Texas Western Press" . View more info

Send Fresh Horses

By: Budd, Bob

Price: $25.46

Publisher: The Woodlands, TX, The Portfolio Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040139

ISBN: 0943255007

Condition: Very Good+


[8], 117 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, yel dj w/red-brown-black lettering w/color illustrated front panel and color pictorial rear panel w/photos of the author and illustrator. Collection of twenty-six episodes in the life of today's modern cowboy. The author and illustrator, both from Wyoming, provide a sharp look at being a cowboy in today's world. View more info

Good Order Established in Pennsilvania & New-Jersey

By: Budd, Thomas

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Readex Microprint Corporation: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 036542

Condition: Very Good


40 pp, brown faux leather boards w/gilt lettering. The book was originally written by Thomas Budd in 1685 and was printed by Philadelphia's first printer, William Bradford. The author wrote the book to entice emigrants from England to settle in North America. He minimized some of the hazards such as the Indians, musketoes in the marshes, and others. Budd was full of ideas for the improvement of the colonies, advocating a system of schools, in which all children could receive an education, the establishment of a bank and the erection of a public storehouse were some of the ideas. View more info

The Mummy: A History of Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt

By: Budge, E.A. Wallis

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1989

Seller ID: 037006

ISBN: 0517675803

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 404 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-brown w/illustrated front & rear panels. The preservation of the human body by embalming or mummification was the primary goal of every ancient egyptian who wished to obtain eternal life. The author presents a history of ancient Egypt and describes the infinite care, techniques, andheavy expense that went into mummifying a body. prev owner used whiteout to cover name on the ffep. View more info

The Story of Locks

By: Buehr, Walter

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018403

Condition: Very Good


45 pp, light green cloth boards w/green-yel-blk dj w/illustrated front. Author tells & illustrates the development of the lock from an early Egyptian one to the Yale lock. small chips at corners of the dj. View more info

Dancing Cloud : The Navajo Boy

By: Buff, Mary

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1958

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 028138

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration, dj aqua w/wht lettering w/blu-brown-wht illustrated front & back, color illustrated endpapers. The book portrays the everyday life of a young Navajo boy, Dancing Cloud, and his sister, Lost Tooth. The book tells of tending the flocks of sheep, shearing the sheep, weaving blankets, adventuring among the buttes, visiting the trading-post and listening to the talk of the elders. dj chipped at the corners & remnants of bookplate on ffep. View more info

Big Tree

By: Buff, Mary & Conrad

Price: $55.04

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040436

Condition: Very Good


80 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown illustration of two owls in nest on the front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine, dj green-brown w/wraparound illustration. The story of a Sequoia tree named Wawona - from the time, before recorded history, when he was a little seed packed tightly in a cone with two hundred others, who survived the widely varied attacks of enemies through twenty-five centuries. The book tells of the different animals that lived around and in the tree. dj several small tears on top & bottom edges, prev owner wrote name on the ffep & date christmas 1946... View more info

Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Surname Index

By: Bull, Jennifer A.

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society: 1992

Seller ID: 049812

Condition: Near Fine


90 pp, dark green SC wraps w/black lettering & deco on the front cover. The Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society compiled a list of surnames being researched by its members. This book contains the results of this effort - over 2,400 surnames from approximately 200 submitters. View more info

Letterhead : Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Sales Co.

By: Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.:

Seller ID: 021584

Condition: Very Good


1 sheet, Letter from the Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Sales Co. extolling the virtues of the company to a potential investor. View more info

Letterhead : Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation

By: Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.:

Seller ID: 021585

Condition: Very Good


1 sheet, Letter from the Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation followup letter to a potential investor about investing in the company offering a folder about investing. This letterhead has Armor Glass "True to its Name" in rectangular logo beneath the company name. View more info

Letterhead : Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation

By: Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.:

Seller ID: 021586

Condition: Very Good


1 sheet, Letter from the Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation. This leeter tells the potential investor how science has developed a glass that will not shatter and fly. It is Armor Glass. Tells the reader how Andrew Carnegie purchased shares in a company controlling a certain invention for sleeping cars. How the dividends from this was the foundation of the Carnegie Millions. This letterhead has Armor Glass "True to its Name" in rectangular trademark beneath the company name. View more info

Letterhead : Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation

By: Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.

Price: $5.10

Publisher: New York, NY, Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corp.:

Seller ID: 021587

Condition: Very Good


1 sheet, Letter from the Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation followup letter to a potential investor about investing in the company offering a folder about investing. This letter tells the potential investor how the demand for their product is so great they have been forced to increase their production facilities. It also advertises that this product has been installed on the U.S.S. Arizona, USS West Virginia and the USS Mississippi. This letterhead has the diamond shaped logo for Bullet Proof & Non-Shatterable Glass Corporation beneath the company's name & address. View more info