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1 Connett, Eugene V., Editor American Big Game Fishing
Camden, SC Premier Press 1986 First Leather Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green leather with gilt dentell and Swordfish on cover. Gilt titles. All edges gilt, and rsilk ribbonHandsome book, from marbled endpapers to essays by teh likes of Hemingway, Lynn Bogue Hunt, Van Kampen Heilner, etc. Many full page illustrations plus photos. Approx 9 x 12" book with 292 pages, no. 1049 of edition ltd to 3000. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Edwards, Mary Roxie In Daddy Jesse's Kingdom
Macon, GA J.W. Burke 1946 First Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
Blue cloth binding with black titles and design on front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Haecker, Charles M.; Mauck, Jeffrey G. On the Prairie of Palo Alto: Historical Archaeology of the U.S.-Mexican War Battlefield
College Station, Texas, U.S.A. Texas A & M Univ Press 1997 089096758X / 9780890967584 First Cloth As New As New Book Approx. 7 X 10" 
Black cloth binding with rust titles and endpapers. Pictorial jacket, with scene repeated on title page. 227 pp including index. No. 55 of Texas A&M University's Military History Series. Apparently unread and in as new condition in like jacket. Interesting interdisciplinary approach, combining work of a historian and a historical archaelogist. Many maps and drawings. Photo illustrations of artifacts. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Jackson, Thomas W. (Edited By W.K. McNeil) On A Slow Train Through Arkansas
Lexington Kentucky 1985 0813115434 / 9780813115436 First Edition Cloth As New As New Book 
First published by Jackson in 1903, the "Train" contained a lot of rustic and railroad hunor, much of it old even then. Thd book did a disservice to the state of Arkansas as it confirmed a hillbilly image. Editor, and folklorist, W.K. McNeill provides a lengthy and illuminating introduction. Scarce, and in like new condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Jay, William A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Mexican War
Boston Benjamin B. Mussey & Co. 1849 Second Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Dark green cloth, embossed front and back. Faded on spine but gilt still readable. Light shelf wear at top and bottom of spine. Edges browned but text clear and bight. Small bookplate and signature of former owner. Small pink discoloration at top of last of the 333 pages, not affecting text. Jay's biases aegainst the war are reflected in the chapter titles, "More attempts to irritate Mexico," "Moral evils of the war," etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 REinhartz, Dennis and Charles C. Colley, Editors The Mapping of the American Southwest
College Station, TX Texas A&M Press 1987 0890962375 / 9780890962374 First Edition Leatherette As New As New Book 
Handsome leatherette, enclosed in dustjacket featuring map of the Gulf of Mexico (with an abbreviated Florida) and across Mexico to the Pacific. Book is unopened, still in original shrinkwrap. Numerous map illustrations. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Scherman, Bernadine Kielty Girl From Fitchburg
N. Y. Random House 1964 First Editions Leather/Cloth Near Fine/very Good Very Good Book 
Two book set.The same book, both first editions, but one with special blue leather presentation binding, from publisher to author; the other is quarter cloth over boards. The latter is in colorful dust jacket with portrait of author on back. A light-hearted chronicl of living in New Yord for over five decades. The New York that many would like to remember. Ships as one item. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Schmidt, Robert H. A Geographical Survey of Sinaloa
El Paso Texas Western Press 1976 First Edition Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Southwestern Studies Monograph Number 50. Comprehensive surveys, climate, location, popoulation, agriculture, etc. of the State of Sinaloa, Mexico, with a bit of history included. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Smith, Kenneth L. Sawmill: The Story of Cutting the Last Great Virgin Forest East of The Rockies
Fayetteville University of Arkansas Press 1986 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
Very nice copy of this hard to find, important book. Green cloth with black titles. Small library stamp on top edge, and release stamp on free endpaper. Folding map of the Big Sawmill era of the Ouichitas bound in. Much on entrepeneur W.T., Roseborough. Light blue and tan pictorial jacket. 246 pages .including notes and index. This hardback is neat and tight. Photos and drawings of early sawmlls. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Twain, Mark Huckleberry Finn
Norwalk Easton Press 1980 Later Printing Leather Fine No Jacket as Issued Book 
Brown leather with gilt titles and design on front and spine.All edges gilt, silk ribbon and endpapers.A Twain classic in handsome binding and excellent readable type. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Warp, Oscar and Warp, Ruth Warp's Teachers' Examination Question and Answer Book (Set of 4)
Minden, NE Warp Publishing Co. 1927 Fi rst Stated Wraps Very Good No Jacket as Issued Book 
Set of four booklets in worn original 1928 mailing envelope. The booklets are in very good shape, and consist of Civics, 1927, Music , Penmanship, and Theory of Teaching; all show 1927 copyright and First Edition is shown on the front of each. The last volume alone should be worth a few hours of a college course. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Williams, J.R. Kids Out Our Way
N. Y. Scribner's 1946 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book J.R. Williams 
Orange and white striped cover with williams cartoon on front. A collection of cartoons of the "Out Our Way" gang from the late 1930's to mid 1940's. Goldie, Tinnie, the Worry Wart and others offer sly and funny looks at finance and human nature through the eyes of youngsters of a past era. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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