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1 Detective Weekly Dec. 9, 1939 Issue
NY Red Star News Co. Vol. 155, No. 2 Fair + 
11 stories and features. 112 browned pages. Tattered cover, binding still strong. Cover art shows man in fedora firing a handgun. Includes 3 "novelets -- " "At Arm's Length"by Erle Stanley Gardner; 'Pat and Mike and Murder" by William Brandon, and "Laugh, Clowns!" by Hugh B. Cave. Also a special feature by J. Edgar Hoover, "Problems of Law Enforcement. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Karte Von Deutsch Ostafrika -- E.5 Kissaki
Berlin Reimer & Vohsen 1902 Paper Mounted on Linen Very Good Map 31 in Wide By 24 in High 
A German colonial folding map, using cartography of M. Moisel, showing the Kissaki region of the German East Africa colony (today a portion of Tanzania).. Mostly beige pastels showing mountain ranges and other topographical features. Well preserved, no tears or stains. The 21-panel map, mounted on dark grey linen, folds to hip-pocket size. Area shown has coordinates of 36 to 38 degrees longitude and 7 to 8 degrees, 30 miniutes latitude. 1:3000,000 scale. Place names and tribal names shown include Mahenge,Wahehe, Wassagar, Wapogoro, Ngange, Magali. Labels and key in German. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Karte Von Togo -- B.1. Jendi
Berlin Dietrich Reimer 1907 Map Good Map 25. In Tall By 28.5 In Wide 
A German colonial folding map consisting of 18 separate panels of paper mounted on tan linen backing, printed in beige tones. Good condition, but somewhat fragile, with some tears between panels. Scale 1:200,000. Encompasses portion of former German colony of Togolan, roughly from latitude 9 degrees to 10 degrees and longitude 0 to 0 degrees 40'. Shows topographical features, plus towns, rail stations and dams. Place names in German and tribal languages. Regions shown, besides Jendi, include Konkomba, Dago, Nanumba, Gondjanta, Tschokossi, Bapure. Several rubber stampings on linen backside of map, reading "Kolonial -Wirtschaftliches Komittee." Pastedown label. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Karte Vorlaufige Ausgabe -- Blatt 20 -- Maltahohe-Rehoboth
Berlin Abteilung Der Landesaufnahme 1910 Paper on Heavy Linen Very Good Map 23.5 In Wide By 28.5 In High 
A German colonial era folding map showing a district in German Southwest Africa (contemporary Namibia.) Pastel paper, divided into 15 panels and mounted on cream-colored linen. Very clean, no tears. Shows some roads and topographical features, Scale of 1:400,000. Rehoboth, formerly a bantustan before independence. Maltahohe is in south-central Namibia. Other features shown incolude Uribuib-Gebirge and Haros-gebirge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Action Performance Cos. And Elvis Presley's Graceland Invitation to NASCAR Elvis Car 1998 Unveiling
Las Vegas Nevada Action Peformance Cos 1998 First Edition Folding Card Very Good  Ephemera 4.5 In Wide By 6 in. Tall 
Full color folded card invitation. Slight rubbing on corners. Very clean. overall. An unusual souvenir of crossover appeal to NASCAR and Elvis collectors. The predominantly black invitation, with Elvis's blue suede shoes spotlighted on the card's front, announces a Feb. 28, 1998 press reception at Caesar's Palace to show off Rusty Wallace's Elvis-themed Ford Taurus, which was to run in that year' Las Vegas 400 Nascar race. Wallace is listed as a participant, as is John Force of the Natl Hot Rod Assn., and both are pictured in oval mug shots. A closeup of a young Elvis in a black leather racing-type jacket is shown on inside of the invitation and again on the rear panel. The event co-sponsors are listed as Fred Wagenhals, then CEO of Action Performance (a NASCAR souvenir company that has since merged with Motorsports Authentics) and Priscilla Presley of the Presley estate.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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6 Acton, Patricia Nassif Invasion of Privacy: The Cross Creek Trial of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Gainesville, Fl. Univ of Florida Press 1988 0813009081 / 9780813009087 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By Author
175 pp. Nearly new. An Orlando Sentinel review of the book was laid in front, leaving a yellowish acid shadow on the inside cover. Otherwise clean. Signed "Regards, Patricia Acton April 1989" on half-title page. Fascinating, detailed account of the lawsuit Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings faced after publishing "Cross Creek" in 1942. Zelma Cason, a former friend and neighbor of Rawlings, resented the way she was depicted in the memoir, and sued for $100,000. Cason won the case on appeal but with only nominal damages. The four-year legal battle left Rawlings tired and depressed, but later on she resumed friendship with Cason. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P. A History of the United States
Boston Allyn and Bacon 1913 Revised Edition Cloth Fair No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
566 pp. Binding loose, a few pages detached but laid in. Preliminary blank pages filled with pencil notes. A few scattered pencil notes within text. Spine edges rubbed, dark gray cloth covers rubbed and titling partly gone. Brownish stain in center of pp. 46 to 71. Still satisfactory as a reading or reference copy. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook circa 1913, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 725 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Taft administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P. A History of the United States
Boston Allyn and Bacon 1922 Revised Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
572 pp. plus 50 pp. additional appendices and index. Rear endpapers cracked, but textblock still loosely attached. Pencil diagram on rear endpaper, otherwise nearly clean. PP. 96-97 has brownish stain from a pressed flower. Light speckling of disclored dots on front cover. Dark gray cloth covers rubbed and spine titling mostly gone. Later edition that covers US presidential admilnistrations through Harding. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook of the 1920s, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 730 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Harding administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Ademovic, Fadil, Ed. Sarajevo Photo Monograph
Sarajevo Sarajevo Zadrugar Newspaper Publishing House 1965 1965 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good 4to 
173 pp. Chipping along bottom and top of dust jacket. Scuffing of front endpaper. No markings, binding sturdy. Light fading of beige cloth cover, but mylar has the cover mostly protected. A photo celebration of life, industry and culture in Sarajevo, especially in the 1945-65 period. Many full page plates, a few in color. With brief articles by about two dozen authors, translated into English, German, Russian, and French. The book apparently was a government project to promote patriotism and commemmorate the 20th anniversary of Sarajevo's liberation in World War 2. The preface gives this wildly optimistic observation, with no hint of the civil war that lay ahead: "Sarajevo of today is one of the radiant prospects of the great road into the future of the Socialist Yugoslav commonwealth. This is why Sarajevo stands as one of the places in this troubled world of today where safe bridges are to be found for closer relations and understanding among peoples." Probably most copies of this book were destroyed in the war that followed. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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10 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial of Alice and Phoebe Cary
NY Hurd and Houghton 1877 Reprint Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall 
351 pp. Small rip in green cloth in upper part of spine, light edge rubbing and fraying, especially on spine, and corners bumped, but overall, surprisingly fresh appearance to green cloth. Frontispiece portrait of Alice Cary protected by onion skin. Diagonal darkening of corners of first few pages, but main text very clean. One or two pencil marks in the poetry section. Gilt logo of Hurd and Houghton still bright on front cover. First half of the book is an admiring biography of the Cary sisters, poets who were popular in the mid 19th century. Raised on a farm in Ohio, they showed unusual feminine independence for their era by moving to New York in their 20ths and supporting themselves by their writing. Their home was a literary salon that drew in Horace Greeley and others; they also supported Elizabeth Stanton's suffrage movement. The second half of the book is a sampling of their poetry, mostly on religious and nature themes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Andre Duval Institute Andre Duval Institute's Le Petit Duval
Chicago Andre Duval Institute 1974 Loose Leaf Binder Verty Good + No Jacket Textbook 8vo --8.75 in Tall 
Subtitled: An introductory program in wine appreciation. 84 pp. on heavy green stock. Housed in a mottled maroon vinyl 3-wing notebook, with additional pages for displaying wine bottles and keeping notes. Grape design on lower right corner of front cover. Many illustrations and examples of wine labels. A seldom seen course guide. Deals primarily with German and French wines. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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12 Anonymous (A Member of the Sisters of the Holy Nativity) This Religious Life
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Sisters of the Holy Nativity 1910 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Ex Library 16mo -- 5.5 In Tall 
74 pp. Rubbed spine edge and dime-sized discolored spot at mid-spine, corners dinged. Else very clean and sturdy palm-sized book with bright gilt titling, cross design and Hebrew characters within the cross. Endpaper stampings indicating it once was the property of the Convent of Saint Helena in Newburgh, N.Y. An essay describing the challenges of being an Episcopal nun. Delivered at the 1906 conference of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross, held in South Byfield, Massachusetts. The author is not identified by name, simply as a nun in the Sisters of the Holy Nativity (an order based in Fond du Lac, Wisc, with a retreat house in Bayshore, N.Y.) 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Azama-Edwards, Gwen I Love You, My Beloved
Ormond Beach, Florida Halifax Country Publisher 2006 1424320194 / 9781424320196 1st Printing Trade Near Fine Self Published 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall Inscribed By Author
90 pp. Inscribed, dated 1-4-07 "Donna-- May God continually bless and keep you. Gwen. A Christian devotional guide written by the wife of a Daytona Beach clergyman and a prominent member of Daytona's African-American community. She served several terms as city clerk and ran unsuccessfully for mayor. She also hosts a radio talk show and operates a consulting firm dealing with ethics in politics. Self-published. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin Surprise Stories
Chicago Albert Whitman & Co 1924 2nd Printing Reinforced Cloth Very Good No Jacket Children's Book 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall Dixon, Marjorie Howe 
110 pp. Front cover faded to pale pink, rear cover less faded reddish pink, with edge wear. Corners and spine edges bumped. Text clean. Tape reinforcing the joints (possibly part of the original printing process -- the book is described as "unbreakable.") Previous owner's name "Josephine" in pencil on front endpaper (Association copy -- From the estate of newspaper publisher Herbert "Tippen" Davidson Jr.; likely a copy owned in childhood by his wife, Josephine Field Davidson, deceased executive editor and co-publisher of the Daytona Beach News-Journal). Front cover colored pastedown showing fairies at play among toadstools. Collection of 11 stories, mostly with nature themes, and 25 illustrations, several in full color. Large type for early elementary reading level. Scarce copy in the 25-title Just Right Books series.. Decorative colored endpapers showing children with toys. Photos available upon request. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Bailey, H.C. Mr. Fortune Finds a Pig
Garden City , N.Y Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1943 First U.S Edition Stated Cloth Very Good + Very Good 8vo -- 8.25 in. 
269 pp. Light soil to spine and edges, light rubbing along jacket spien edge. Mylar protector. Pencilled price on endpaper, no other markings. A Crime Club selection, price clipped on jacket. Jacket flap has war bonds ad, and introductory page says printing complied with wartime restrictions. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Bailey, H.C. Mr. Fortune's Practice
NY E.P. Dutton 1924 First U.S. Edition Red Cloth Fair No Jacket 
246 pp. Most of spine cloth gone, rubbing on edges and covers near spine. Text is good and joints sastisfactory although front joint is starting to crack. A deeply discounted scarce H.C. Bailey first edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Bailey, H.C. The Apprehensive Dog
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1942 First Edition Stated Cloth Good Fair + Ex Library 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
294 pp. Jacket rubbed along spine corner, pasted to faded scarlet boards. Stampings from Ideal Readers Library in Philadelpia. End page following p. 294 is excised. Published for Crime Club wth CC logo. In this Reggie Fortune novel, the doctor finds a nervous black spaniel can help him solve a woman's mysterious death in the village of Marstow, UK. End papers browned. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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18 Bailey, H.C. This is Mr. Fortune
NY Crime Club Inc. (Doubleday, Doran) 1938 First U.S. Edition Cloth Fair No Jacket 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
279 pp. Lower half of spine cloth missing. Soil and 3 small rubbed spots on front board, larger rubbed area on rear board. Spine slant. Endpapers foxed. Text clean. Binding still sturdy. Pencil notes on endpaper. Collection of 6 Mr. Fortune short stories compiled for Crime Club Inc. CC corpse logo on front board. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 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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20 Bartram, William The Travels of William Bartrram
New Haven Conn. Yale University Press 1958 Naturalist's Edition Cloth very good+ No Jacket 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall Bartram, William 
727 pp., plus about 20 pp. of rear material (photos, maps). Gift inscripton on endpaper. No other markings. Firm binding. Light rubbing along spine joints and light scuffing to covers but still very handsome. Lacks jacket. Foldout map of Bartram's journeys in the South. Edited with commentary by Francis Harper, a researcher with John Bartram Association in Philadelphia. A compilation of Bartram's highly details travel diaries when he explored southern wilderness areas in the 1770s. Some 250 pages are devoted to an annotated index of Bartram's observations, including species' Latin names. Many b&w line drawings by Bartram. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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