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The Muppets Take Manhattan, Abelson, Danny (Adaptation by)
1 Abelson, Danny (Adaptation by) The Muppets Take Manhattan
New York Random House 1984 0394863860 / 9780394863863 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Kerry Hayes (Still Photographer) 
Clean bright copy. ; A Movie Story Book, Pictorial hardcover w/photo end pages. Ends & corner tips rubbed else a NF+ book. Adapted from the movie of the same title and illustrated throughout w/color photographs. Ex. Producer Jim Henson, Screenplay by Frank Ox, Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses, Directed by Frank Oz. Celebrity cast which included the mayor of New York, Edward I. Koch, Eliot Gould, Art Carny, Liza Minnelli... When the Muppets graduate from college, they take to the streets of New York, searching for a way to get their senior variety show on Broadway; 4to up to 12" tall. aka Quarto"; Price changed 46.50 to 36.00 1/3/014 
Price: 21.60 USD
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Bastard Out of Carolina, Allison, Dorothy
2 Allison, Dorothy Bastard Out of Carolina
New York A Plume Book 1993 0452269571 / 9780452269576 Softcover Fine 
In Fine condition. National Book Award Finalist "Simply stunning.... A wonderful work of fiction." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Growing World, Brown, Dr. O.  Phelps
3 Brown, Dr. O. Phelps The Growing World
New Jersey Private Press 1874 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
A monthly subscription, this volume is two years (24 issues) bound in a single volume. Oliver Phelps Brown (1823-1878) was a renowned herbalist of the Victorian era. Each edition is filled with illustrations, poems, stories, explorations of new discoveries, political reports from around the world along with plugs for Dr. Brown's healing herbs. "Set in close, condensed type (with) splendid illustrations… (of) interesting and varied in its topics..." Cover edges worn to board but not frayed. Remains snugly bound. Papers are toned a very few have short tears and I found one well done, but dated repair. Some of the original paper folds remain clear, there are a few smudges and stains throughout the volume showing use. This is an exceptionally nice exhibit of primary source material. Also of interest to those who collect Brown's ointment jars ; 4to- 9 ¾- 12" tall. " 
Price: 58.50 USD
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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York.., Cahan, Abraham
4 Cahan, Abraham Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York..
New York Dover Publications 1970 0486224279 / 9780486224275 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean tight copy, corner creased. From the back - Yekl (1896) , the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film Hester Street was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as a new star of realism. ; 22 cm. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Grasshopper to the Rescue: a Georgian Story, Carey, Bonnie
5 Carey, Bonnie Grasshopper to the Rescue: a Georgian Story
New York William Morrow & Co 1979 0688221726 / 9780688221720 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Lady McCrady 
Ex-library clean text block, w/stamps & pocket residue, no tears or folds. Good+, A cumulative tale describing a grasshopper's attempts to rescue his friend from the river. Wonderful illustrations and tale. Text: English, Russian, Georgian (translation) 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Georgia Bottoms, CHILDRESS, Mark
6 CHILDRESS, Mark Georgia Bottoms
New York Little, Brown 2011 Signed by Author; 03 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author, w/ original Alabama Booksmith signed First Edition Club certificate laid in. Fine in Fine jacket with just a bear amount of wear on the tail spine edge. "Another Laugh-out-loud Southern classic!" Fannie Flagg. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 63.00 USD
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7 Cobb, Irvin S. Kentucky the Proud State
N. Y. George H. Doran Co. 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
60 pages light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear and is dulled. ; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Price: 19.80 USD
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World's Fair, Doctorow, E. L.
8 Doctorow, E. L. World's Fair
Westminster, Maryland Random House Inc. 1985 0394525280 / 9780394525280 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Beautiful Third printing Hardcover, NF slight shelf wear, DJ with only the slightest rumple on the top edge and inside corner bearing a shallow, light crease. Winner of the National Book Award The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York r City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, and all the promises of a generation culminate in a single great World's Fair . ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 16.20 USD
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The Matchlock Gun, Edmonds, Walter D.
9 Edmonds, Walter D. The Matchlock Gun
New York Putnam Juvenile 1989 0399219110 / 9780399219115 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bright clean copy with original jacket art. Shelf wear on edges, DJ torn at spine head. Winner of the Newbery Medal, this stirring tale of a small boy, his mother and younger sister, and an antique matchlock gun, is based on a true story. ; 9.8 x 7.7 x 0.6 inches 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Martin Johnson Heade in Florida, Favis, Roberta Smith
10 Favis, Roberta Smith Martin Johnson Heade in Florida
University Press of Florida 2003 081302661x / 9780813026619 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Slight soil on edge else FINE in Fine Dust Jacket. The life and artistic career of Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904). Combining the writings with the biography and art of Heade, the author captures a vital early chapter in the history of art in Florida and establishes the importance of Heade as an early advocate for the preservation of the state's natural resources. Illustrated with 58 black and white figures and 15 full page color plates. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall 
Price: 27.00 USD
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11 Gautreaux, Tim The Missing
New York Knopf 2009 Signed by Author; 03 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Mint, flat signed on the Title Page, Gautreaux's third novel is set on the Mississippi and follows the steamboat in the rough and tumble, down and dirty age of the 1920s. World War I is the backdrop. A kidnapping in New Orleans is the plot starter. And the themes are wide and deep as the river. Loss. Reparation. The pull of vengeance. (Tom Ashbrook. ) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" 
Price: 56.25 USD
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Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns, Harington, Donald
12 Harington, Donald Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns
San Diego, New York & London Harcourt 1986 0151501009 / 9780151501007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
490 pp. 67 B&W photographs and 12 maps. General edge soil and wear. Not price clipped. "(Harington's) book is the story of communities that aspired to dignity and achieved serenity." The towns are located in Arkansas, and the book offers an intriguing travel log of the state, but the story could be of any area or state in the U.S. founded in prosperous days dwindling to a church, post office, general store or gas station along with a few ramshackle houses. ; 9.50 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 490 pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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COUNTRY COOKIN', Hulst, David & Tommie
13 Hulst, David & Tommie COUNTRY COOKIN'
Myrtle Beach, SC DAVID H. HULST U.S.A. 1970 B00P09RRQQ Softcover Very Good+ 
Illustrated by David Hulst. A nice collection of recipes and anecdotes from the Southern States. Sections: Appetizers and Beverages; Meats; Wild Game; Biscuits and Breads; Seafood; Vegetables and Side Dishes; Salads; Desserts; Miscellaneous; Passing of the Backhouse. Recipes include such classics as: Hominy Bread, Hoe Cake, Spoon Bread, Ham and Red Eye Gravy, Pheasant Stew, Turtle Soup, Persimmon Pudding and more. Minor corner wear. Back cover gifting block "This book is From" is inscribed. ; 60 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Savannah or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln, Jakes, John
14 Jakes, John Savannah or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
New York Dutton 2004 0525948031 / 9780525948032 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Very nice copy w/slight lean. Jakes, the hugely popular author of historical novels, has emphasized the Civil War period in his writing for more than 20 years. This time he effectively captures the tensions, hatred, and even a curious nobility as a dying civilization tries to stand against an irresistible force. Although Jakes occasionally takes liberties with historical facts, he does re-create the spirit of the times, in the process telling a whopping good story. (Jay Freeman- Booklist) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.25 USD
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Outcasts United: a Refugee Team, an American Town, John, Warren St.
15 John, Warren St. Outcasts United: a Refugee Team, an American Town
New York Spiegel & Grau 2009 Signed by Author; 03 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Very Fine, 1st/1st, flat signed on the title page by St. John. Optioned by Universal Studios for a movie. The book tells the story of Clarkston, Georgia, a southern town that became a center for refugee resettlement, through the lens of a soccer team of refugee boys called the Fugees. The book explores the difficulties the team and town face as people from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds are forced to live and work together. ; Price lowered from 56.50 1/3/2014 
Price: 40.95 USD
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Honor Bright, Keyes, Frances Parkinson
16 Keyes, Frances Parkinson Honor Bright
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1936 Signed by Author First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dark blue cloth with a lovely pastedown which matches the dust jacket; faded top edge of cover and spine (correlated with chipped DJ.). The dust jacket is chipped and edge worn. Pictorial endpages. Now in an archival cover. ; 8vo 
Price: 63.00 USD
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17 Malone, Michael Four Corners of the Sky
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks 2009 Signed by Author; 15 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Mint, first ed. , first printing with Michael Malone's signature flat signed on the title page. Malone's latest brims with humor and pathos-it's an engaging, multifaceted saga touting the power of love and family to overcome all, even a lifetime of apparent neglect. (BookPage) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size"; 544 pp pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Songs from the Hills: an Intimate Look At Country Music, Matthiessen, Maria Von
18 Matthiessen, Maria Von Songs from the Hills: an Intimate Look At Country Music
New York MacMillan 1993 0025818503 / 9780025818507 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
(xxiv) 134 pp, including photo index and brief bio's of each subject. Quarter bound with brown cloth over gray boards, cream end pages, faded edges top and bottom, corners bumped and edges with shallow dents. Remains an exceptionally nice copy . Following the introduction, The author, an acclaimed photographer explores the world of country music through a camera lens, offering more than a hundred full page unique portrait photographs that span the genre from its seminal artists to the latest country singers. An exceptional book. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Cross Creek, Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan
19 Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan Cross Creek
N. Y. Scribner 1942 Hardback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Shenton 
No DJ, no printing indicators, prob. , a Book of the Month Club edition, Green cloth with silver embossed block on front panel, green dec. End pages, f. O. On half title, light sunning to edges, light tone throughout text, pp 365-68 w crumpled edges, straightened as able. , one dog ear. 368 pp, Cross Creek belongs to the wind and the rain, to the sun and the seasons, to the cosmic secrecy of seed, and beyond all, to time.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Store (Library Alabama Classics), Stribling, T. S.
20 Stribling, T. S. The Store (Library Alabama Classics)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Univ. Of Alabama Press 1994 0817302514 / 9780817302511 Second Printing Softcover Near Fine 
NEAR FINE stated 2nd printing. "A stirring novel of the post=Reconstruction South" With an introduction by Randy K. Cross ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 36.00 USD
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