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FLORIDA LIFE OF THOMAS EDISON

By: Albion, Ms. Michele Wehrwein

Price: $14.85

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2008

Seller ID: 305001

ISBN: 0813032598

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


240 pp; Upper front cover slightly bumped. Purchased from the publisher, no names, pages unmarked. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

CORA WILSON STEWART AND KENTUCKY'S MOONLIGHT SCHOOLS: FIGHTING FOR LITERACY IN AMERICA

By: Baldwin, Yvonne Honeycutt

Price: $22.85

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 303981

ISBN: 081312378X

Condition: New


248 pp; An excellent book, new, purchased directly from the publisher. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Jackson's Way: Andrew Jackson and the People of the Western Waters

By: Buchanan, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 86259

ISBN: 0471282537

Condition: Fine in Fine+ dust jacket


434 pp; This is a great book with only previous owner's name on ffep. Book is like new with tight binding & crisp, clean pages and text. Dust jacket remains crisp & clean and is protected in a clear Brodart cover. Includes BW reproductions throughout, bibliography, notes and index. Buchannan details the three decades long bloody campaign that Jackson waged to help the gritty American pioneers take on the powerful tribes in the Old Southwest. ; Always Delivery Confirmatio... View more info

Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York & Toronto, Rinehart & Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 87307

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


462 pp; This is a great book with light shelfwear, light endpaper toning, and very faint/ mild foxing on foredges. Dust jacket is price-clipped & edgeworn with chipping at top of spine and light foxing on rear panel & flaps. Still an attractive book however with a solid binding and a clean tight unmarked text. DJ protected in a clear Brodart cover. 1st Edition. Book includes notes, index, maps, and bibliography. Davis' definitive and provocative biography of the dashing ... View more info

DAVY CROCKETT: AMERICAN COMIC LEGEND

By: Dorson, Richard M. (Ed. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Spiral Press for Rockland Editions: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 77679

Condition: Very Good+


171 pp; Previous owner book-plate on front paste-down, top corners gently bumped, light edgewear to boards and spine, very faint foxing to ffep, else an attractive copy, binding tight, text and pages are clean. 1st Edition. 171p; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

George Washington

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & New York, J. B. Lippincott: 1930

Edition: Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 83216

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


319 pp; Scarce with dust jacket. Pencil shading in outside gutters, previous owner's name on ffep, minor toning to ep's. DJ is lightly rubbed and edgeworn, with mild soiling, & has several tiny little edge tears. Still this is an attractive book with solid binding and clean tight and unmarked text. DJ protected in a clear Brodat cover. Includes 24 full page BW plates and index. Leicester's classic intimate biography of Washington. Anniversary Edition. ; Always Delivery C... View more info

Kinta Years: An Oklahoma Childhood

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92157

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


337 pp; Excellent book in dust jacket with edge wear at the tips, a very nice tight clean and attractive book ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Life and Papers of A. L. P. Green, D.D.

By: Green, William M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville,, Southern Methodist Publishing House: 1877

Seller ID: 69805

Condition: Very Good-


591 pp; Some edge wear and scuffing on boards and spine, light foxing throughout, binding is tight. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Being the Story of Fabulous John smith, Virginia's First Explorer and Author

By: Henderson, Brantley

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Whittet and Shepperson: 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 65324

Condition: Very Good+


Minor toning; sticker on ffep. 106 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

GENERAL TAYLOR (GREAT COMMANDERS SERIES)

By: Howard, Oliver Otis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1898

Seller ID: 66441

Condition: Good+


386 pp; Half leather binding. Boards and spine are soiled and scuffed, light foxing on endpages. Binding is tight, text is clean. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

TUPPERWARE UNSEALED: BROWNIE WISE, EARL TUPPER, AND THE HOME PARTY PIONEERS

By: Kealing, Bob

Price: $14.85

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 92495

ISBN: 081303227X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


264 pp; An excellent book, purchased directly from the publisher, a newcopy. View more info

TUPPERWARE UNSEALED: BROWNIE WISE, EARL TUPPER, AND THE HOME PARTY PIONEERS

By: Kealing, Bob

Price: $10.85

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93095

ISBN: 081303227X

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


264 pp; An excellent book, purchased directly from the publisher, View more info

Mary Austin Holley : A Biography (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Lee, Rebecca Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1962

Seller ID: 69518

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No. 2 in Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation series, author signed on title page; DJ has some edgewear, esp at spine head, sm closed tear at top edge of front panel; spine cloth has faint soil, contents very clean, binding tight. A very attractive copy. 447 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

GEORGE PEABODY: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Parker, Franklin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 84668

ISBN: 0826512569

Condition: Fine


278 pp; Very faint shelf wear to wraps, else an excellent copy. Binding tight, pages are crisp, clean & bright. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son

By: Percy, William Alexander; Percy, Walker

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 81978

ISBN: 0807100722

Condition: Very Good


347 pp; A nice solid book with light edgewear and scuffing to wraps and a lightly creased spine, But interior and text remain wonderfully clean tight and unmarked. Percy's grew up in the 'Old South' as it left its semifeudal heritage and became the unstable climate of the 1940s; his story remains to this day an intimate, honest, and soul-probing record. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Andrew Jackson

By: Remini, Robert V.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1966

Seller ID: 70506

ISBN: 0805730486

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Twayne's Rulers and Statesmen of the World Series (Trow 2). Light jacket rubbing & edgewear with sunned spine; minor underlining & highlighting; name stamp on half title; else a sound binding and a great copy. 212p. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

CORRESPONDANCE OF JOHN CLEVES SYMMES; FOUNDER OF THE MIAMI PURCHASE

By: Symmes, John Cleves

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 66103

Condition: Very Good+


Title page & frontispiece have mild foxing along upper edge, very light shelf wear to corners & spine, otherwise a very attractive copy, binding tight text clean. 1st Edition. 312pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

THREE KENTUCKY GENTLEMEN OF THE OLD ORDER (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frankfort, KY, Roberts Printing Company: 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 91944

Condition: Very Good


51 pp; Author signed on ffep. Board and spine corners are beginning to very lightly fray, rear end page has a spot of soiling, else an attractive copy, binding is tight, text is clean. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.; Signed by Author View more info

LANCE AND THE SHIELD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SITTING BULL

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1993

Seller ID: 85807

ISBN: 0805012745

Condition: Fine+ in Near Fine dust jacket


413 pp; Excellent book. DJ has a touch of shelf wear with a couple of tiny edge tears, else an excellent copy, binding tight, pages are crisp, clean and bright. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY AND THE BOURBONS: THE STORY OF ALLEN DALE FARM (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Van Stockum, Ronald R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Filson Club: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 78374

ISBN: 0960107258

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine+ dust jacket


An out of print title. Author signed presentation to the previous owner on ffep, minor underlining and margin notes in pencil, else a very attractive copy, binding tight, pages bright, DJ unblemished and protected in a clear removable Brodart cover. 1st Edition. 258 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info