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1 Baldwin, George H. Seeing England from the Fifty Yard Line
Georgetown, Connecticut Spectacle Lane Press 1996 0930753208 / 9780930753207 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall San Angelo, David Signed by Author
200 pp. Nearly new. Inscribed by author: "To Sophie, a very special lady. George Baldwin." An American football coach recounts his retirement trip to England to coach a team in Colchester just learning American-style football. Baldwin is now a resident of Ormond Beach. Florida. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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2 Combs, Evelyn Kelley King Cotton
Ormond Beach, Florida Southern Heritage Publishing 1982 0933078102 / 9780933078109 2nd Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
227 pp. Light rubbing along spine. Signed by author with inscription to "Kay" on inside front cover. A former Georgia radio writer spins a tale of Georgia farmers struggling during the Depression. The author now resides in Ormond Beach, Fl. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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3 Govoni, David A. Memoirs of a "Little Italian Boy"
Lincoln, Nebraska Writers Club Press (iUniverse) 2002 05952366332 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket Self Published 8vo- 9 in. Tall Inscribed By Author
179 pp. Cover curled but still close to new. Inscribed by author to "golf buddy Mike." The son of Italian immigrants who started a grocery business in Salem, Mass., reflects fondly on his boyhood and then his career as a technician with Eastern Airlines in Miami. He retired to Spruce Creek Fly-in near Daytona Beach. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Kirban, Salem Guide to Survival: How the World Will End
Huntingdon Valley, Pa. Salem Kirban Inc. 1968 First Edition Cloth Very Good Fair Ex-Library 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall Signed by Author
273 pp. Chipped dust jacket. Apparently donated to a church library, but book shows little wear. Clean text, slightly bumped corners. Sturdy binding. Signed by the author. A survey of tumultuous world conditions in the 1960s, particularly the counter-culture movement within the U.S., and a discourse on how this might tie in with predictions of a Rapture and Tribulation as laid out in the Book of Revelation. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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5 Michener, James A. The Hokusai Sketch-Books -- Selections from the Manga
Rutland, Vt. Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1974 0804802521 / 9780804802529 11th Printing Silk on Boards Near Fine Near Fine Association Copy 4to -- 10.5 In Tall Hokusai Inscribed By Author
Slight bump to cardboard slipcase, dj jacket price-clipped, slight musty odor, else perfect. 286 pp., index. Inscribed in ink to Florida newspaper publisher and arts patron Tip Davidson (Herbert M. Davison Jr., deceased) Dated Daytona Beach, 16 Feb. 1978, it reads: "To Tip Davidson, It's a great pleasure for me to see this lovely book again. I hope you enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. But the real joy is in the Hokusai. Aloha, James A. Michener." A collection of 187 full-page color plates (gray, peach and black colors) based on Hokusai's outpouring of wood-block illustrations from 1814 to 1878. Red-colored end papers A. 48-page introductory essay by Michener, and further critiques and detailed captions throughout the book. A treasure for collectors of Hokusai and Michener. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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6 Niswander, Adam The Charm
Phoenix, Ariz. Integra Press 1993 0962614815 / 9780962614811 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
280 pp. Slight edgewear to dj. Bright gilt lettering on black cloth. Inscribed "to Helen" by the author on the half-title page. A tale about a Native American demon bringing a freak storm to the Southwest that threatens a nuclear catastrophe unless a team of shamans can intervene in time. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Petersham Maud and Miska The Story Book of Coal
Philadelphia John C. Winston Co. 1948 Later Printing Textured Boards Very Good + No Jacket Children's Book 8mo -- 7.5 In Tall By 7.5 In Wide 
32 unpaginated pages. Pastedown illustration on re front board showing two miners with a canary. Signed by both authors on front endpaper, which has slight yellowing along edges. Text clean. Color illustrations on most pages. Light bumping of corners. Part of a series introducing elementary-grade pupils to various industries. Grades 3-4 reading level, approximately. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Petersham Maud and Miska The Story Book of Wool
Philadelphia John C. Winston Co. Boards Very Good + No Jacket 8mo -- 7.75 in Tall By 7.75 in Wide By Authors
32 unpaginated in blue boards, with pictorial pastedown on front cover, showing shepherd boy guarding sheep at night. Slight edgewear. Signed by both authors on endpaper. Bright multi-color illustrations on most pages. Text approx at reading level for grades 3-5. Story about sheep and woolen industy from ancient times until today. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World, Potorti, David, Ed.
9 Potorti, David, Ed. September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World
New York RDV Books/Akashic Books 2003 0971920648 / 9780971920644 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback very good+ 8vo -- 8.25 in High Signed by Editor
246 pp. Flat-signed by author/editor David Potorti on half-title page. Previous owner's name also on half title page. Small corner crease, lightly read. Spine uncreased. Text clean. A group of 50 relatives of 9-11 victims in the U.S. lay out their peace proposals and opposition to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Voynich, E.L. Put Off Thy Shoes
NY MacMillan 1945 1st Printing Stated Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo --8.5 In Inscribed By Author
456 pp. Two to three inch slits along front and rear grooves of spine, plus rubbed edges and corners. Blue cloth on spine is sunned, Front endpapers have tan shadows from a 1945 NY Times review taped in. Rear endpaper has a dj blurb about the author pasted in, but no shadowing. Front end paper has the author's signed initials and personal inscription to Liliane and Herbert Davidson (Florida newspaper publishers), "who have watched my child grow, as I have watched theirs" (dated 20th May 1945) Lacks dust jacket. Tale of Beatrice Rivers, who marries a rich English squire to escape a dreadful home, and later becomes active in charitable work in Cornwall. No. 3 in Ethel Voynich's series about The Gadfly, a bitter man who gets caught up in Italy's Risorgimento movement of 1947. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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