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Years of Struggle: The Farm Diary of Elmer G. Powers 1931-1936

By: Powers, Elmer G. (coedited by H. Roger Grant and L. Edward Purcell)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27528

ISBN: 0813806003

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some light fading to the front spine joint and some ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "If it were not for his remarkable diary, Elmer G. Powers would have been long forgotten, save by the members of his family. Powers was an Iow... View more info

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The Spanish Town Papers Some Sidelights on the American War of Independence

By: Robertson, E. Arnot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New york, Macmillan Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28358

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book is in mostly clean condition but does have some wear to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has an inch long edge tear to the front top edge of the dust jacket and two smaller, wrinkled and edge worn tears to the top rear edge of the dust jacket. There is some light rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends of the dust jacket as... View more info

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Sunshine And Shadow In New York

By: Smith, Matthew Hale (Burleigh)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, J. B. Burr and Company: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37399

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The book covers have spots of ground-in dirt and water spotting. The rear cover has several noticeable patches of discoloration. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The is a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown page, which ... View more info

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Born In Captivity The Story of a Girl's Escape

By: Starke, Barbara

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35662

Condition: Good


This book is in Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and bits of fraying. The yellow cloth covers have ground-in dirt, rubbing, spotting, some foxing and general wear and tear. The spine of the book has a hole right below the the title . The text pages are generally clean and bright. "In the 1920s, Barbara Starke (a pseudonym) was on a free-ranging runaway trip at 17, wearing ‘corduroys’ a... View more info

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Tales of Our New Possessions: The Philippines

By: Van Bergen, R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Whitaker & Ray Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30161

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "This book is intended for an historical reader. It treats of the stirring events that reached a climax in Dewey's matchless victory. The reader starts on a most delightful voyage to the Philippines." View more info

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Our Wonderful Progress The World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works...

By: White, Trumbull (edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Hampden Publishing Co.: 1902

Seller ID: A32681

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, joints and corners have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The rear cover has a patch of fading by the spine joint. The gilding on the spine has dulled noticeably. The text pages are clean and bright. The marbled endpapers have some spots of rubbing. There is a spot on the front endpapers... View more info

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Foxfire 3

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Books / Doubleday: 1975

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37392

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a thick trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "Since the first volume published in 1972, the Foxfire books have brought the philosophy and wisdom of the mountains to millions, teaching creative self-sufficiency and preserving the stories, crafts, and customs of Southern Appalachia. Inspiring a... View more info

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Henry Ford And Grass-roots America

By: Wik, Reynold M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37633

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the first free page with a long inscription. The price clipped dust jacket has some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. "Henry ... View more info

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Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook & Map

By: Williamsburg, Virginia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Colonial Williamsbug: 1972

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: A34406

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. Included is a laid-in map of the village. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some beginning edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a light crease to the top front corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Colonial Williamsburg is a l... View more info

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The Negro Year Book 1914-1915

By: Work, Munroe N. (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tuskegee, AL, Negro Year Book: 1915

Seller ID: A36943

Condition: Fair


This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Fair only condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The first several pages, and the front cover are completely missing. The text pages are very toned and fragile. "At Tuskegee Work (author Munroe N. Work) founded the Department of Records and Research, where he compiled and catalogued a broad assortment of material on the African American experience. This research led to the publication of the first Negro Ye... View more info