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Judge Kimbrough Stone A Tribute
1 Judge Kimbrough Stone A Tribute
Kansas City Kansas City Bar Association 1929 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Light wear to edges. Binding remains sound. Block toned with some scattered and light creasing and soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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William Rockhill Nelson
2 William Rockhill Nelson
Cambridge The Riverside Press 1915 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Corners rubbed with slight loss of color. Block edges slightly toned with soiling to the shelf edge. A period owner's signature and May 1916 penned to ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Growing Up, Baker, Russell
3 Baker, Russell Growing Up
New York Congdon & Weed 1982 0312922671 / 9780312922672 1st Edition; 4th Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Covers show light wear at edges. Several pages have small creases at corners. Former owner's name penned on ffep. Note card with gift inscription by author taped to ffep. Jacket price cliped with light edge wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bird, Roy In His Brother's Shadow: The Life of Thomas Ward Custer
Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.A. Turner Pub Co 2002 1563118181 / 9781563118180 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscription on title page reads, "For P___ Great Reading Roy Bird 2003" Corners bumped causing light damage to paper covers and DJ. Jacket also shows very light surface rubbing on back.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Quotations from Chairman Bill the Best of Wm. F. Buckley Jr., Buckley, William F, Jr; Franke, David (Ed)
5 Buckley, William F, Jr; Franke, David (Ed) Quotations from Chairman Bill the Best of Wm. F. Buckley Jr.
Arlington House 1970 0-87000-063-2 / 9780870000638 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book shows only light toning and ultra light corner wear. Dust jacket is lightly edge rubbed, back inside edge has been folded & 1/4"" x 1/2"" chip out of back bottom edge. ; "8vo - over 7"" - 9"" tall"; 306 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Woman Into Space The Jerri Cobb Story, Cobb, Jerrie; Rieker, Jane
6 Cobb, Jerrie; Rieker, Jane Woman Into Space The Jerri Cobb Story
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey Prentice Hall 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
This copy presented and inscribed by the author to Grace Harris, another female aviator briefly mentioned in this book. A note from the author written on the front jacket flap reads, "P. S. We weren't supposed to mention names but couldn't resist sneaking you in briefly on page 53. Wish I could of said much more of all you've done-" Covers show light wear, mostly at corners. Binding sound though endpages and page 53 are toned, likely from laid in (and now removed) highly acidic paper. Jacket shows moderate to heavy edge wear but remains complete. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 300.00 USD
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7 Collins, Paul The Trouble with Tom The Strange Afterlife and Times of Thomas Paine
Bloomsbury USA 2005 1582345023 / 9781582345024 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Shows no wear. Binding sound. V+K 05 penned to ffep, otherwise no markings internally (except signature). ; Author's initial signature to title page. ; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin, Connor, Peter Tracey
8 Connor, Peter Tracey Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins University Press 2000 080186268x / 9780801862687 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light wear to jacket edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Conrad, Peter Orson Welles The Stories of His Life
Faber & Faber 2003 0571209785 / 9780571209781 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Light surface wear to jacket. ; Full number line. ; 9.42 X 6.38 X 1.29 inches; 368 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ho Chi Minh  A Life, Duiker, William J.
10 Duiker, William J. Ho Chi Minh A Life
New York Hyperion 2000 0786863870 / 9780786863877 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Full number line. Shows only light wear with a few bumps to deckled block fore edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 695 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Frank, Waldo; Mumford, Lewis; Norman, Dorothy Et. Al. (Ed) America & Alfred Stieglitz A Collective Portrait
New York The Literary Guild 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Covers show light wear and scuffing. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown. Block edges are toned as are endpages. Text remains clean with a few small smudges and chips at page edges including a small 1/4" closed tear on the bottom edge of the title page.. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Horatio Alger Or the American Hero Era, Gardner, Ralph D.
12 Gardner, Ralph D. Horatio Alger Or the American Hero Era
Mendota, IL The Wayside Press 1964 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Covers show average wear for the grade. Block edges slightly soiled. Inscribed and signed by the author with a date of Jan 15, 1988 on the front end paper. Jacket is also lightly soiled with a few closed tears and chips at the edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 505 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Napoleon Bonaparte. England's Prisoner. the Emperor in Exile, 1816-21, Giles, Frank
13 Giles, Frank Napoleon Bonaparte. England's Prisoner. the Emperor in Exile, 1816-21
New York Carroll & Graf Publishers 2001 0786709065 / 9780786709069 1st American Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Jacket slightly dulled from surface rubbing. 1 small closed tear at center of rear jacket cover. Otherwise fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 206 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Greenhouse, Linda Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Times Books 2006 0805080570 / 9780805080575 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Flat signed by author on title page. Tiny page creases effecting roughly 10-15 pages on spine edge (I believe the book was sat on something). Otherwise in Fine condition.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A White House Diary, Johnson, Lady Bird
15 Johnson, Lady Bird A White House Diary
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1970 0-03-085254-4 / 9780030852541 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Covers show very light edge wear, mostly to shelf edge. Very lightly soiled block edges, otherwise fine. Jacket shows moderate wear and creasing to all edges with several small closed tears though almost no loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 806 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson Extracts from the Public Speeches of the Leader and Interpreter of American Democracy, Linthicum, Richard (Comp)
16 Linthicum, Richard (Comp) Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson Extracts from the Public Speeches of the Leader and Interpreter of American Democracy
Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1916 Softcover Fair 
Covers soiled and worn. Name penned on front cover. Front cover torn up hinge and into cover from spine edge 1" at middle. Front and spine cover loose from block. Block remains tight with light to moderate wear, mostly at edges. ; 220 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Marks, Richard Lee Cortes: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1993 0679406093 / 9780679406099 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscription reads, "For B__, who made easier a very difficult day for me. Richard Lee Marks Topeka 1998" Block edges very lightly yellowed. DJ has light creasing at top edge.; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century, Mayes, Herbert R.
18 Mayes, Herbert R. Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century
Des Plaines, IL Gilbert K. Westguard II 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 46 of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century, Mayes, Herbert R.
19 Mayes, Herbert R. Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century
Des Plaines, IL Gilbert K. Westguard II 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Light foxing to block edges. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 99of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher, Menninger, Flo V.
20 Menninger, Flo V. Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher
New York Richard R. Smith 1940 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Cp states "Reprinted March 1940" with no other printings mentioned. Covers show light wear, mostly at corners. Inscribed, "For a couple who will understand it and treasure it" by the author's son, Dr. Karl Menninger, and dated 1979 on ffep. Jacket shows light creasing and a few closed tears, mostly around spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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