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Australia Today

By: Baker, Eleanor Z.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1969

Seller ID: 015624

ISBN: 081147660X

Condition: Near Fine

ix, 86 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering. The book describes the history of Australia. The land of the kookaburra and the suburb, the duck-billed platypus & the Melbourne Cup, the dingo dog and the flying fox. It's the "down-under" continent in the southern hemisphere. View more info

The Doyle Diary : the Last Great Conan Doyle Mystery

By: Baker, Michael

Price: $7.23

Publisher: New York, NY, Paddington Press Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 051285

ISBN: 0448220687

Condition: Very Good

xxix, 91 pp, cream papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj brown w/gilt lettering w/illustrated front, illustrated endpapers. The book contains numerous black and white along with color illustrations. the book has information about a Holmesian investigation into the strange and curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle. Charles Doyle was the father of Arthur Conan Doyle, the time was 1889 and the place was Montrose Royal Lunatic Asylum in Scotland. The dj is wrinkled & rubbed along the edges. View more info

The Moral Framework of Public Life: Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930

By: Baker, Paula

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034939

ISBN: 0195064526

Condition: Near Fine

xviii, 251 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/glossy brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book explores the changes between gender and public life, as well as the role of government in shaping the connections. She examines the public and private lives of men and women in rual New York State and provides an account of the ways in which gender, politics, and government shaped one anothers' future. spine sunned to grey w/black-wht lettering. View more info

The Wild Bunch Robbers Roost

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $13.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Abelard-Schuman: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050669

Condition: Very Good-

224 pp, tan clothcovered boards w/green lettering on the spine, black-and-white endpaper maps. This vollume is a completely revised edition with new material added by the author. It is the story of the members of the Wild Bunch: Jack Moore, Butch Cassidy, Matt Warner, Joe Walker, Tom Dilly, Flat Nose George and the Curry Boys, Gunplay Maxwell and others. It has information on the Telluride Bank Robbery and The Delta Bank Robbery along with the Castle Gate Payroll Holdup. some soiling to the boards. View more info

Building the Lone Star: An Illustrated Guide to Historic Sites

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $25.08

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051326

ISBN: 0890962898

Condition: Near Fine

xxi, (2), 333 pp, black clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white dj w/sepia & black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. The book presents more than a hundred historic engineering sites in Texas pictured and described. The appendix provides brief descriptions of hundreds more engineering works in Texas. View more info

The Apache Indians : Raiders of the Southwest

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Four Winds Press: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 023449

ISBN: 0590073214

Condition: Near Fine

xiv, 221 pp, yellow cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj brown w/orange-wht-blu-black border on top & bottom, pictorial front panel. Author, an anthropologist & archaeologist presents a more balanced & true-to-life portrait of the Apaches. Their ancestors were Asiatics who migrated to Northern Alaska around 1,000 B.C. The tribes finally reaches the American Southwest sometime during the fifteenth or sixteenth century. dj slight fading to spine, dj slight rubbing to front & back panels. View more info

Indians of the Southwest : An American Indians Then & Now Book

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 034843

Condition: Very Good+

192 pp, rust cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author tells the story of these first Americans who have retained the essences of their native cultures. The book contains information on the Pueblo Cornplanters, the Desert Dwellers, the Colorado River Farmers, Northern hunters and gatherers, Apache & Navaho raiders, the arts and crafts of the Southwestern Indians. prev owner's address label on FPD. View more info

The Apache Indians : a Story of the Chiricahua and Western Apache

By: Baldwin, Gordon C.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Dale Stuart King, Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 039955

Condition: Very Good+

144 pp, blu-white cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, w/red-white-black-blu color illustrated front panel, map FPD and text about author on rfep. The author, an anthropologist & archaeologist, portrays the ancient tribal life of these famous Indians. He narrates an account of the desperate war these fierce fighters waged in defending their homelands in the last of the U.S. Army-Indian campaigns. It covers two groups - the Chiricahua and the Western Apache, whose leaders became famous: Mangas Coloradas, Cochise, Victorio, Geronimo, etc. Includes a loose brochure for the b... View more info

Jack the Ripper : A Psychic Investigation

By: Ball, Pamela

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Northants, England, Arcturus Publishing Limited: 1998

Seller ID: 033030

ISBN: 1900032139

Condition: Near Fine

197 pp, glossy black boards & dj w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The paranormal search for the killer's true identity. The story of the author's journey into the heart of a mystery that has hautned the imagination for over 100 years. The author uses astrology and channelling to cast new light on a puzzle that has baffled the experts since the gruesome murders were committed in Whitechapel back in 1888. View more info

The Sportsman's Porfolio of American Field Sports

By: Ballou, M.M. published by,

Price: $169.79

Publisher: New York, NY, Ernest R. Gee,: 1929

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 007728

Condition: Very Good

43 pp, brown boards w/dark brown spine & lettering. facsimile edition. Facsimile of 1855 edition which was published by M.M. Ballou. Four hundred copies of the sportsman's portfolio have been printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. Book contains twenty superb woodcuts delineating the various FIeld Sports practiced at the time. Book has illustrations of snipe shooting, trout fishing, woodcook shooting, deer hunting, salmon fishing, bass fishing, grouse shooting, bison hunting,catching blue fish, bay snipe shooting and others. slight corner bumping, prev owner name on ffep, no d... View more info

HISTORIC CENTRAL CITY : The Complete Story as Guide and Souvenir

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 034024

Condition: Very Good

48 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front panel. History about Central City, Colorado from the gold camp, "The Lace House", Pretty St. Paul's, opera house, and other items of interest about this area. View more info

Labrador Nurse

By: Banfill, B,J.

Price: $11.26

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Macrae Smith Co.: 1953

Seller ID: 011687

Condition: Good+

256 pp, experiences of 3 years with Grenfell Mission. adhesive marks endpapers, own name FFEP, dj chipped, top sp, View more info

The Midland Main Line, 1875-1922

By: Barnes, Eric George Sampson

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Seller ID: 032299

ISBN: 0043850499

Condition: Good+

280 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-wht-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The Midland Railway functioned as a provincial goods and mineral line. At the close of the Victorian era the Midland was probably the most popular of al British railways. This volume reveals the inside story of Derby policy between 1844 and 1922. dj price-clipped, dj two tears to top edge front panel, boards have some insect depredation along the top & bottom edges of the finish. View more info

The Uniforms & History of the Scottish Regiments 1625 to the present day - volume II

By: Barnes, Major R. Money in collaboration w/Allen, C. Kennedy w/foreword by Ritchie, Gen. Sir Neil Methuen

Price: $15.73

Publisher: London, England, Seeley Service & Co. Ltd.: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016246

Condition: Very Good

351 pp, red linen boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering. The uniforms & history of the Scottish Regiments Britain - Canada - Australia - New Zealand and South Africa. The object of the book is to describe the history of the Scottish regiments - those raised in Scotland, & those formed by Scotsmen throughout the Commonwealth & Empire. prev owner wrote on the FPD. View more info

Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie, J.M.

Price: $31.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031067

Condition: Very Good

207 pp, grey boards w/gilt lettering & light grey deco, TEG (top edge gilt), deckle edges (fore & bottom edges). prev owner name on ffep as Christmas gift in 1896, some soiling to the boards, some foxing to the pages. View more info

The Mexican Problem

By: Barron, Clarence W. w/intro by Williams, Talcott

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010007

Condition: Very Good

136 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, prev owner name ffep. Book about how Mexico should be saved from internal disorder. View more info

Turkeys, Pilgrims, and Indian Corn : The story of the Thanksgiving Symbols

By: Barth, Edna

Price: $13.81

Publisher: New York, NY, The Seabury Press: 1975

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 037809

ISBN: 0816431493

Condition: Very Good

96 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj orange-white-blue-brown w/wraparound color illustration. Traces the history of this American harvest celebration and the development of its symbols and legends. dj price-clipped, small tear at top & bottom of dj spine View more info

Lilies, Rabbits, and Painted Eggs - The Story of the Easter Symbols

By: Barth, Edna

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New York, NY, The Seabury Press: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 051751

Condition: Very Good+

(2), 64 pp, (2), Green clotrh covered boards w/yel-black illustration on the front cover and black lettering on the spine. The author traces the history of symbols and shows show many of them were incorporated into Christianity from early pagan rites, then handed down to us as the colorufl Easter customs we enjoy today. View more info


By: Bateman, Walter L.

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Benefic Press: 1966

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 035149

Condition: Very Good+

96 pp, wht-grey cloth covered cloth covered boards w/wht spine w/red lettering, dj orange w/brown illustrated front panel w/black lettering, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The book provides the trail of evidence about man's beginnings and his porgress toward modern civilization. prev owner's address label on ffep, dj rubbed on edges and chipped on the corners. View more info

Rendezvous at the Alamo

By: Baugh, Virgil E. & Foreword By Nance, Joseph

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017684

ISBN: 0803260741

Condition: Very Good+

251 pp, blk-brn-wht SC wraps w/color wraparound pictorial. Highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis. View more info