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A DYNASTY OF WESTERN OUTLAWS

By Wellman, Paul I.

London: Museum Press LimiteD, 1962. Red hardcover binding has a few dents in edges, bumped corners. DJ has shelfwear - some small chips and tears, protected in clean brodart jacket. Not price-clipped, date Feb 1962 stamped on front flap. 384 pages with index. Interior clean and tight - no writing tears or marks. A vivid documentary of the appalling period of lawlessness in the Middle West at the end of the American Civil War.. Illus. by Bjorklund, Lorence F.. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st UK. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Good.

$25.00

FANCY NOW!

By EVOE ( E.V. Knox)

London: Methuen & Co., 1924. Green hardcover binding clean square and tight. Previous owner bookplate fep. DJ a bit soiled, a few closed tears, shelfwear. 166 pages. Interior clean and tight. Back of DK lists other books of parody and burlesque by the author. EVOE was author's pen name with Punch. Book of British humor and wit.. Illus. by Morrow, George. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$45.00

THE PURDUE SONG BOOK

By Frazer, Tom D.P.

Tom D.P. Frazer, 1927. Black hardcover binding missing most of spine paper, Top 4" present but needs repair. Front cover therefore a bit weak with hinge cracked at title page. There is a quote on the first page before Music and Lyrics about the spirit of Purdue with initials V.R.S. Underneath the quote is an inscription from Virginia Roselyn Scott - later Mrs. Dewey H. Miner with a note that "I was actually a Northwestern University Graduate" - and research found she did was part of the 1922-23 class of Northwestern. The name on the ffep (and address) is for D.H. Miner of Kansas City MO. 161 pages with index of school spirit songs for Purdue University of Lafayette Indiana. Songs start with Hail Purdue and includes Fighting Varsity, Back to Old Purdue, The Gold and Blue, Chi Omega Loyalty Song, and many others.. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$55.00

BRAILLE VERSION OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

By Braille Press

Boston, Mass: National Braille Press, Inc. Ex-library softcover with all edges reinforced with clear tape, library pocket inside front cover, library discard stamp on front cover, bar code sticker on front page, clean and tight interior. Back cover states this edition was made possible by a grand from The Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. No date - library pocket has a 1990 date on it. Bicentennial of Constitution seal on back cover lists dates for bicentennial 1987-1991. Transcribed and embossed by National Braille Press inc, which offers access to information to print-handicapped readers. Front cover has a red title and blue lettering of an enlarged first part of the US Constitution starting with We The People.. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good/None Issued.

$85.00

ECONOMY - THE SELF-DENYING DEPOSITOR AND PRUDENT PAYMASTER AT THE BANK OF TRUST

By Marden, Orison Swett (with assistance of Arthur W. Brown)

Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1901. White textured boards decorated with green and blue flowers and gilt title. Previous owner name on ffep, binding secure and tight, hinges good. 66 pages, somewhat yellowing.. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.

$85.00

HIGHPOINTS OF THE STATES

By Ashley, Frank

Glendale, CA: La Siesta Press, 1970. Just minor soiling to paperback covers, clean and tight. 36 pages Listing of all 50 states, location of the highest points of land in each, how to get there, and some anecdotes. Unusual, informative - scarce.. Illus. by B/W photographs. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition. Softcover, Stapled binding. Very Good/No Jacket.

$45.00

OSLO INTRIQUE

By Astrup, Helen and Jacot, B.L.

McGraw-Hill, 1954. Black hardcover binding with red cloth spine clean square and tight with some foxing to interior. DJ has closed tears, light soil, chips - protected in clean Brodart from further damage. Originally published in 1953 in Great Britain under the title Night Has a Thousand Eyes. Scarce title. Autobiography of a woman who worked for the resistance against Nazi Germany during WWII. 237 pages.. Illus. by Grushkin, Philip - jacket design only; photographs. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Good.

$150.00

ANAM CARA - SPIRITUAL WISDOM FROM THE CELTIC WORLD

By O'Donohue, John

Bantam Press, 1997. Light yellow hardcover binding clean square and tight. DJ clean and crisp. Not price-clipped. Interior clean and tight - half-title page is corner clipped - probably to remove previous owner's name. 280 pages with suggested reading list.. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

PAST & PRESENT BOONE COUNTY ILLINOIS 1877

By Kett - H.F. Kett & Co. Publishers

Chicago: H.F. Kett & Co., 1877. Red hardcover library binding has wear on all edges, boards showing bottom corners. Library spine stickers, front pocket detached, library markings throughout, name ffep of person who donated it to the library. Two blank pages before title page detached but present. Inlaid color county map missing. Last few pages 407-414 detached but present. Interior mostly clean and tight - some pencil notes. Good hinges. This is a reference copy only. All is present but lots of wear. 414 pages detailing history of this Illinois county; its cities towns and townships; a biographical directory of its citizens; war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general and local statistics; history of the Northwest; History of Illinois; Constitution of the United States; Miscellaneous Matters; etc.. Illus. by illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$45.00

PAST & PRESENT BOONE COUNTY ILLINOIS 1877

By Kett - H.F. Kett & Co. Publishers

Chicago: H.F. Kett & Co., 1877. Brown hardcover decorated cloth binding with gilt titles. Library spine stickers, no other library markings, name in pencil ffep of person who donated it to the library. Pencil note ffep. Inlaid color county map precedes title page. Interior clean and tight. Good hinges. 414 pages detailing history of this Illinois county; its cities towns and townships; a biographical directory of its citizens; war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; general and local statistics; history of the Northwest; History of Illinois; Constitution of the United States; Miscellaneous Matters; etc.. Illus. by illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$120.00

HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF BOONE COUNTY - Volumes I and II

By Carpenter, Richard V.

Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, 1909. Green hardcover bindings with brown leather spines and corners. Previous owner name on title pages. Previous owner was Randolph Reed whose great-grandfather is mentioned in the books. Volume I is in clean and tight very good condition; Volume II has more wear with a few detached but present pages - fair condition. An incredible wealth of information about Illinois and specifically Boone County in the original published volumes. A total of 942 pages.. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$180.00

EVERY MAN A KING or MIGHT IN MIND-MASTERY

By Marden, Orison Swett (with the assistance of Ernest Raymond Holmes)

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1906. Maroon hardcover cloth binding with gilt titles shows minor siling and wear - some soft rubbing along edges and corners, slightly cocked spine. Previous owner name ffep, else clean and tight interior. 240 pages. Only statement Published, September 1906 on copyright page. First edition first printing.. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.

$150.00

LIBRARY OF HEALTH - COMPLETE GUIDE TO PREVENTION AND CURE OF DISEASE: Twenty Books in One Volume

By Scholl, B. Frank

Philadelphia PA: Historical Publishing Company, 1923. Textured and decorated hardcover binding a bit shaky, rubbed along edges, rubbed corners - very large book - 1774 pages with index. Front hinge repaired, back hinge cracked. A few illustrations are a series of pictures and some of these are detached but present. Fully illustrated with half tone and colored plates. Containing practical information on Anatomy, Physiology and Preventative Medicine, Curative Medicine, First Aid Measures, Diagnosis, Nursing, Sexology, Simple Home Remedies, Care of the Teeth, Occupational Diseases, Garden Plant Remedies, Alcohol and Narcotics, Treatment by Fifteen Schools of Medicine, Beauty Culture, Physical Culture, the Science of Breathing and the Dictionary of Drugs. Scarce in original edition.. Illus. by illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$120.00

BELVIDERE ILLUSTRATED - HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL

By Belvidere Daily Republican

Belvidere, IL: The Daily Republican, 1896. Leather-like hardcover binding is shaky, bumped corners and some rubbing. Hinges weak with some hinge cracks, but pages all intact. Some smudges. 171 pages.. Illus. by illustrated. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/har.

$70.00

THE WINNEBAGO FINDS A FRIEND

By Casselman, Arthur V.

Philadelphia: Heidelberg Press, 1946. Orange square-backed softcover binding has some small tears at bottom of spine, dog-earred corners, small price written on front - 10c. 191 pages clean and tight interior. a few dog-earred pages. Written by the former Executive Secretary to the Board of International Missions p0f the Evangelical and Reformed Church. About the Winnebago Indians of Wisconsin.. Illus. by illusrated. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 2nd Edition. Soft Cover - Square-back. Good/No Jacket.

$50.00

DARING DEEDS OF AMERICAN HEROES WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

By Brayman, James O.

Philadelphia: Porter & Coates Dark red hardcover cloth binding with gilt title block and decorations slightly soiled, cocked spine, binding secure. Some rubbing along edges. Hinges good, just a little shaky. No date but early 20th century, maybe late 19th. 499 pages. Tissue intact between frontispiece and title page. from the American Revolution through the Capture of Santa Cruze de Rosales in 1848.. Illus. by illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.

$20.00

SEELEY'S QUESTION BOOK - Containing Methods of Teaching all Subjects Commonly Taught in Public Schools

By Seeley, Levi and Petticrew, Nellie G.

Dansville NY: F. A. Owen Publishing Company, 1905. Red hardcover cloth binding is rubbed along edges, center pages have some hinge cracks from being bent open but all is bound securely. General foxing and light soiling - a few marks throughout but overal a good reading copy of original printing of this title. 426 pages.. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.

$20.00

PORTRAIT OF A PROPHET: Samuel Logan Brengle

By Hall, Clarence W.

New York: National Headquarters Salvation Army, 1933. Textured red hardcover binding has some general wear and soiling, square and tight. 254 pages - yellowing, some foxing.. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$20.00

LIFE OF JOHN AND ROSE

By Schuette, John

Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company - The Lakeside Press, 1914. Red hardcover cloth binding has a bit of soiling to front cover, slight shelfwear top and bottom of spine, sunned spine, interior clean and tight. Slightly yellowing pages. Back pocket in tact. a few library stamps and markings, but interior overall clean and tight. 254 pages plus a few ads. Sepia toned photos throughout. Front endpaper notation (as printed not actually handwritten) states the following: "1884 - 1914 on its Thirtieth Anniversary April 7 1914 the Manitowoc Savings Bank organized April 7 1884. Presents this Book with its Compliments = John Schuette Pres, Lois Schuette V.Pr, Edward Schuette xxx, Henry xxx." Script not entirely decipherable. Author was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate from 1875 to 1876, and had also been an alderman and Mayor in Manitowoc. He died in 1919. Frontage page states: The story of John and Rose who began married life on an income of $900.00 a year shows the comforting results attained by strict economy, systematic house and bookkeeping, and their accumulations to their Olden Age.. Illus. by photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good/No Jacket.

$60.00

THE LONG, LONELY LEAP

By Kittinger, Captain Joseph W. Jr. and Caidin, Martin

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1961. Blue hardcover cloth binding with silver title on spine has cocked spine, remains of tape marks on covers, shelfwear with rubbed bottom edges, binding is secure with good hinges. Back library pocket intact and usual library stamps and marks. DJ corner clipped with price taped over, some soiling and taped closed tears but displays decently in clean Brodart jacket. A better than average reading copy, but definitely ex-library. 249 pages with acknowledgments. The breathtaking story of the an who made the world's highest jump - falling 16 miles at speeds reaching 614mph before his main chute opened.. Illus. by photographs. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

$395.00

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