Saturday, August 31, 2013

Long Dark Road: Bill King And Murder In Jasper, Texas by Ricardo C Ainslie

Author Name    Ainslie, Ricardo C. 
 
Title   Long Dark Road: Bill King And Murder In Jasper, Texas

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Univ of Texas Pr 2004

ISBN Number    0292705743 / 9780292705746 

Seller ID   016095

Hardcover, ex-library. University of Texas Press, 2004, stated first edition. James Byrd Jr was dragged to his death behind a pickup truck one summer night in 1998 - it was a hate crime.
 
 Price = 15.00 USD
 
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Friday, August 30, 2013

Housewife by the Rio Grande by Myrtle White Romero

Author Name    Myrtle White Romero 
 
Title   Housewife By the Rio Grande

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Las Trampas 1971

Illustrator   Chris Lavadie

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   018470

Trade paperback. In very good condition, a 2" piece of the spine has come loose (could be reglued). Signed: For Sid and Jackie Mintz with love Myrtle White Romero on the title page. Also includes a dated article about the book which has left a dark mark on the pages it was inserted between. A unique look at life in the southwest by the Rio Grande, as documented by the author.
Price = 25.00 USD

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Brave Donatella and the Jasmine Thief by Caroline McAlister

Author Name    McAlister, Caroline 
 
Title   Brave Donatella and the Jasmine Thief

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Charlesbridge 2010

ISBN Number    1570917299 / 9781570917295 

Illustrator   Donald Hendricks

Seller ID   021480

Picture book. The Duke hides the jasmine behind a fence so no one can have any but himself. Foolish Antonio wants some for his love...
 
Price = 15.00 USD


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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Reflections of a Black Cowboy Book One Cowboys by Robert H Miller

Author Name    Miller, Robert H. 
 
Title   Reflections of a Black Cowboy Book One Cowboys

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A. Silver Burdett Pr 1990

ISBN Number    0382240847 / 9780382240843 

Illustrator   Richard Leonard

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   020533

Trade paperback. Fifth Printing. Very good condition, corners show light wear. Signed by author on half title page. Nat Love, "Stagecoach" Mary Fields, Cherokee Bill, Willie Kennard, Bill Pickett. Dramatic woodcut illustrations.
Price = 12.00 USD


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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Two Somes by Marilyn Singer

Author Name    Marilyn Singer 


Title   Two Somes

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Alfred A Knopf 2011

ISBN Number    0375867104 / 9780375867101 

Illustrator   Lee Wildish

Seller ID   021119

Mini hardcover book. Near fine condition. Love poems from the Animal Kingdom.
Love  Poems 

Price = 8.00 USD

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Will You Take Care of Me? Margaret Park Bridges

Author Name    Margaret Park Bridges 
 
Title   Will You Take Care of Me?

Binding   Audio Book (Cassette)

Book Condition   Near Fine
 
Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

ISBN Number    0439087325 / 9780439087322 

Illustrator   Melissa Sweet

Seller ID   014259

Softcover. Scholastic, first, 1999. In near fine condition. Includes Scholastic Cassette 0-439-14721-2. Reassurance for the little one that Mom will always be there with love.
 
Price = 8.00 USD


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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Nancy MacIntyre A Tale of the Prairies by Lester Shepard Parker

Author Name    Lester Shepard Parker 
 
Title   Nancy MacIntyre A Tale of the Prairies

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    St Louis The Classic Literary Bureau Press 1911

Seller ID   020045

Hardcover with pictorial paper inset on cover, no DJ. Very good condition, edges lightly bumped, spine shows some wear. Third edition. A poem of a long road to love fulfilled.
WESTERN  POETRY  

Price = 50.00 USD

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hiding Hand by Lee Deming

Author Name    Lee Deming 
 
Title   Hiding Hand

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Twilight Times 2008

ISBN Number    1606190164 / 9781606190166 

Seller ID   018904

Trade paperback. Near fine. Joshua comes of age in a blistering conflict between the love of power and the power of love. As the precursor of the next stage of human evolution - Nova sapiens - Joshua must contront more than the established forces arrayed against him: the greater danger is the dark side of his evolving self.
Price = 18.00 USD


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Friday, August 23, 2013

Daisies Never Die by Judy Lawn


Author Name    Judy Lawn 
 
Title   Daisies Never Die

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Book

Publisher    Zumaya Enigma 2011

ISBN Number    1936144654 / 9781936144655 

Seller ID   021553

Trade paperback. A Rose Roundtree mystery. When Averil finds an impassioned love letter in her spinster aunt's belongings, she asks for help to find out about her past.
 
Price = 10.00 USD

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Bompop and Other Memories of a Seven-Year-Old by John Dimick

Author Name    John Dimick 
 
Title   Bompop and Other Memories of a Seven-Year-Old

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Potomac School Press 1979

Illustrator   Tim Dempsey, Alexander Ross

Seller ID   021424

Picture book. DJ has some small chips and tears. Interior is clean and bright. Bompop is grandfather and this is story of a small boy living in Catlettsburg, Kentucky. Here are the memories of a simpler time in life when joys were little things and family meant love.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter

Good old classic literature.



Author Name    Gene Stratton Porter 
 
Title   The Harvester

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Publisher    Grosset & Dunlap 1916

Seller ID   019362

Hardcover. Very good condition, light soiling on outside book pages, pages toning, ends of spine bumped. DJ is fair, has chips and tears, now in mylar cover. He has followed the craft his mother taught him, using herbs for healing. Now, he's ready to settle down and find a wife. But she marries him simply to get away from an evil uncle, and doesn't love him. Will she ever?
NATURE  HERBS  ROMANCE  

Price = 20.00 USD

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Who Needs Love by Elise Primavera

An alligator fairy tale.



Author Name    Elise Primavera 
 
Title   Who Needs Love?

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher    Robin Corey Books 2012

ISBN Number    0375855858 / 9780375855856 

Illustrator   Laura Park

Seller ID   021510

Picture book. The witch in this story doesn't believe in love, but the old tree has been there forever and knows better.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Daddy Is a Doodlebug by Bruce Degen

Do you have made up words in your family?  We had skizzors and pucknucks.



Author Name    Degen, Bruce 
 
Title   Daddy Is a Doodlebug

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harpercollins Childrens Books 2000

ISBN Number    0060284153 / 9780060284152 

Seller ID   018277

Oversized hardcover. Near fine condition. Daddy and his doodlebug snack on potoodle chips, padoodle their canoe, and count firefloodles together. A fun book to read to children - they'll love the silly words!
Price = 15.00 USD


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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Pet Poems by Jennifer Curry

Love your pet?  Write poetry about them?



Author Name    Curry, Jennifer 
 
Title   Pet Poems

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Scholastic 2003

ISBN Number    0439539951 / 9780439539951 

Illustrator   Nayler, Sarah

Seller ID   018516

Trade paperback. Near fine. Ever fallen in love with a hedgehog or searched for a lost parakeet? Ever been desperate for a dog or smitten by a kitten?
Price = 6.00 USD

Pet Poems 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Big Book of Spring Designs from the Berry Patch

Like sewing?



Author Name    Claire Bryant 
 
Title   The Big Book of Spring Designs from the Berry Patch

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   014418

Huge craft booklet. The Berry Patch of North Carolina, 1980. In very good condition, has been folded in half for storage. 5 designs large enough for banners in a spring theme. Love the bunny rabbit!
 
Price = 10.00 USD


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Friday, August 16, 2013

Cross Stitch, An American Heritage by Charted Designers of America

Cross stitch.



Author Name    Charted Designers of America 
 
Title   Cross Stitch An American Heritage

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    CDA

Seller ID   019154

Craft booklet. Very good condition. A 24 Design CDA Salute to the "Land of Liberty." Includes: God Bless Us Everyone, Stars Leaves and Currants, Quilts Mom and Apple Pie, Mama's Pride, Welcome Basket, Character, School Days, Round-Lobed Hepatica, Summer Memories, Legacy in Design, Victorian Vase, Home is Where They Love You, Ewe and Me Me and Ewe, All American Coook, American Patchwork, The Rose, A Gal's Favorite Sport, The Four-Poster, The Bear and the Bees, Spring Feeding, Botanical Print, An All American Eagle, Wondering, Sugarin' Time.
CDA  DESIGNS  

Price = 20.00 USD

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Whar' the Hand o' God is Seen and Other Poems by Captain Jack Crawford

Poetry.



Author Name    Captain Jack Crawford 
 
Title   Whar' the Hand o' God is Seen and Other Poems

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    New York Lyceum Publishing 1913

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   020099

Small hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition, boards show edgewear, name and address on front endpapers, hinge beginning to loosen at front, pages toning. Signed on the attached insert which has a Happy New Year Poem. Crawford was the late Chief of Scouts, US Army. This is the revised and enlarged edition. "Roped for relief of the author, divertisement tenderfeet, and the joy of all those who love God's Great Out-of-Doors."
WESTERN  VERSE  

Price = 100.00 USD

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Classic Collectibles, Volume 1 by Bonnie Seaman

Tole painting.



Author Name    Bonnie Seaman 
 
Title   Classic Collectibles, Volume 1

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Bonnie Seaman Publications 1986

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017419

Craft booklet. Bonnie Seaman Publications, 1986. Signed: Happy Painting, Hazel! Love, Bonnie. In very good condition, has been punched for a four hole ring binder. 48 pages of country designs and more. The giraffe chair is my favorite!
TOLE  PAINTING  

Price = 10.00 USD

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Cowboy Love Poetry: Verse from the Heart of the West by Paddy Calistro, Jack Lamb

Cowboy poetry.



Author Name    Calistro, Paddy;Lamb, Jack 
 
Title   Cowboy Love Poetry: Verse from the Heart of the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. Angel City Pr 1994

ISBN Number    1883318459 / 9781883318451 

Seller ID   020255

Hardcover with pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Sections include: The Lovestruck Cowboy, Cowboy Goes A-Courting, The Heartbroke Cowboy, Legends of Love on the Range and Words of Love from the New West.
Price = 20.00 USD

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Monday, August 12, 2013

Jackie Gleason Song Album of Recorded Hits Book II

Song lyrics and music.


Title   Jackie Gleason Song Album of Recorded Hits Book II

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Seller ID   009728

Softcover. Harms, 1957. In good condition, cover wear. Dancing in the Dark, September in the Rain, Autumn in New York, Dancing with Tears in my Eyes, You and the Night and the Music, Just a Memory, If There is Someone Lovelier Than You, Crazy Rhythm, What's New, Dancing on the Ceiling, The Love Nest and Secret Love.
 
Price = 20.00 USD

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sh-Ko and His Eight Wicked Brothers by Ashley Bryan

Sometimes beauty is within.



Author Name    Bryan, Ashley 
 
Title   Sh-Ko and His Eight Wicked Brothers

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Riverside, NJ, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 1988

ISBN Number    0689314469 / 9780689314469 

Illustrator   Fimio Yoshimura

Inscription   Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID   021416

Picture book. DJ is price clipped, now in mylar cover Signed: All Bright Greetings! Peace Joy Love Ashley Bryan July 1992. There are nine brothers. No one knew who was the handsomest of all, but they all knew Sh-ko was ugly!
Price = 12.00 USD


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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Popular Cowboy Songs by Bob Miller

How about some cowboy songs?



Author Name    Bob Miller 
 
Title   Popular Cowboy Songs

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Home Service 1940

Seller ID   020391

Softcover, 22 pages. Very good condition, bottom pages dog earred at right corner, pages lightly toning. Lyrics of Love and Loneliness, Whoopee and Lament on the Wide Prairie and Dogie Trails. With full piano arrangements. Revised with ten highly favored selections for guitar accompaniment.
Price = 20.00 USD


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Friday, August 9, 2013

What Kids Buy and Why: The Psychology of Marketing to Kids by Dan S Acuff, Robert H Reiher Ph D

Why do certain things interest certain age children?


Author Name    Acuff, Dan S.; Reiher, Robert H. Ph.D. 
 
Title   What Kids Buy and Why: The Psychology of Marketing to Kids

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Free Pr 1997

ISBN Number    0684834480 / 9780684834481 

Seller ID   013440

Hardcover. Free Press, 1997, first. In very good condition, DJ has a small tear at bottom right front corner. Why 3-7 year olds love things that transform, why 8-12 year olds love to collect stuff, how the play patterns of boys and girls differ, and why kids of all ages love slapstick.
Price = 15.00 USD


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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Best of the West Book 41

Cross stitch.



Title   Best of the West Book 41

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Stoney Creek Collection 1987

Seller ID   019286

Craft booklet. Very good condition. Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy, Checked Pattern, Swing Your Sweetie, Being Together, Bucking Broncho, Should Gotta Hoss, Indian Mother and Child, 10 Little Indians, Indian Chief, Nicest Blessing, Backdoor Friends, Peace Be With You Always, Forever Kind of Love.
Price = 10.00 USD

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons to Love the Farm by Carol Watterson

Where's the ladybug?



Author Name    Watterson, Carol 
 
Title   An Edible Alphabet: 26 Reasons to Love the Farm

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Berkeley, California, U.S.A. Tricycle Pr 2011

ISBN Number    1582464219 / 9781582464213 

Illustrator   Michela Sorrentino

Seller ID   021422

Picture book. Look for the little ladybugs hidden on each page.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Killing Custer by James Welch and Paul Stekler

History.



Author Name    Welch, James; Stekler, Paul 
 
Title   Killing Custer

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    W W Norton 1994

ISBN Number    039303657X / 9780393036572 

Seller ID   016484

Hardcover with DJ in mylar cover. W W Norton & Co, 1994, first edition. In near fine condition, address label on back of front cover, hidden by DJ. The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians, from the Indian's point of view.
Price = 20.00 USD

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Monday, August 5, 2013

The Door in the Forest by Roderick Townley

A fantasy tale for you.



Author Name    Townley, Roderick 
 
Title   The Door in the Forest

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Westminster, MD, U.S.A. Random House Children's Books 2011

ISBN Number    0375856013 / 9780375856013 

Seller ID   021157

Everwood is hidden and Daniel is determined to get there. He thinks Emily knows more than she is saying, but she doesn't enlighten him. The soldiers want to find the island, too. Or are they are after Emily?
Price = 15.00 USD

The Door 

Sunday, August 4, 2013

American Gothic by Elizabeth Terry

Stories by masters of the trade.



Author Name    Elizabeth Terry 
 
Title   American Gothic

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0760720738 / 9780760720738 

Seller ID   005081

Trade paperback. Barnes & Noble, first, 1997. In very good+ condition. Tales from the dark heart of the country. An anthology of hidden terror by master story tellers, including Hawthorne, Poe, Ambrose Bierce, and others.
 
Price = 12.00 USD


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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Jack Plank Tells Tales by Natalie Babbitt

Entertaining tales!



Author Name    Natalie Babbitt 
 
Title   Jack Plank Tells Tales

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher    Michael Di Capua Books 2007

ISBN Number    0545004969 / 9780545004961 

Seller ID   017269

Hardcover. Michael Di Capua Books, 2007. In near fine condition. Jack Plank wanted to be a pirate, but that just didn't work out. So now he's at a boarding house and looking for another job. And at each meal, he shares tales of the sea.
SAILOR,  TALL  TALES  

Price = 14.00 USD

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