Published by Vantage Press, NY, 1971
Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. 79 pp. Very clean, no markings. Dust jacket has a 3-inch hole in front panel's lower right corner. OK as reading copy. David, a Californian, relates a vision in which he hears voices proclaiming him a prophet. He then reveals various rules of conduct he has been given, some parallel to Christian precepts, others highly idiosyncratic. The author is a former farmhand and truck driver in California who became a self-taught student of philosophy and metaphysics. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001987
Published by Christian Science Publishing Society, Boston, 1909
Leather Stiff Wraps. Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Later Printing. 308 pp. Front cover detached. Spine flap and rear cover missing. Heavily rubbed cover, with chip on left edge. Two previous owners' names on endpapers. No other markings. Textblock still in once piece. Usable as a reading copy. Includes 5 hymns written by Mary Baker Eddy and nearly 300 other hymns. Size: 12mo -- 6.25 in. High.
Seller Inventory # 007149
Published by Action Peformance Cos, Las Vegas Nevada, 1998
Folding Card. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Full color folded card invitation. Slight rubbing on corners. Very clean. overall. An unusual souvenir of crossover appeal to NASCAR and Elvis collectors. The predominantly black invitation, with Elvis's blue suede shoes spotlighted on the card's front, announces a Feb. 28, 1998 press reception at Caesar's Palace to show off Rusty Wallace's Elvis-themed Ford Taurus, which was to run in that year' Las Vegas 400 Nascar race. Wallace is listed as a participant, as is John Force of the Natl Hot Rod Assn., and both are pictured in oval mug shots. A closeup of a young Elvis in a black leather racing-type jacket is shown on inside of the invitation and again on the rear panel. The event co-sponsors are listed as Fred Wagenhals, then CEO of Action Performance (a NASCAR souvenir company that has since merged with Motorsports Authentics) and Priscilla Presley of the Presley estate. Size: 4.5 In Wide By 6 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005133
Published by Columbia University Press, NY, 1940
Soft cover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 4th Printing. Non-paginated booklet presenting black and white photos of 33 homes of U.S. poets and a page of text about each home. Among poets included are Walt Whitman, Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Emily Dickinson. A companion to a radio series. Front cover chipped detached, rest of booklet intact. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000669
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY, 1976
First Edition Signed
Cloth. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. 253 pp. Heavily rubbed on spine and edges; green cloth worn away to whitish board in those areas. No markings in text, binding strong. Inscribed by author using his first name only. His message is: June 1, 1977, Dave- Lynn, Hope you and your family enjoy meeting my Sensuous Southpay. Watch for her in the movies. Best wishes, Paul." A novel about a tomboy moving into womanhood and breaking gender barriers by playing pro baseball. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 002960
Published by Southern Heritage Publishing, Ormond Beach, Florida, 1982
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. 227 pp. Light rubbing along spine. Signed by author with inscription to "Kay" on inside front cover. A former Georgia radio writer spins a tale of Georgia farmers struggling during the Depression. The author now resides in Ormond Beach, Fl. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 002352
Published by Halifax Country Publisher, Ormond Beach, Florida, 2006
First Edition Signed
Trade. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Printing. 90 pp. Inscribed, dated 1-4-07 "Donna-- May God continually bless and keep you. Gwen. A Christian devotional guide written by the wife of a Daytona Beach clergyman and a prominent member of Daytona's African-American community. She served several terms as city clerk and ran unsuccessfully for mayor. She also hosts a radio talk show and operates a consulting firm dealing with ethics in politics. Self-published. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall. Inscribed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 005574
Published by Spectacle Lane Press, Georgetown, Connecticut, 1996
First Edition Signed
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. San Angelo, David (illustrator). First Edition. 200 pp. Nearly new. Inscribed by author: "To Sophie, a very special lady. George Baldwin." An American football coach recounts his retirement trip to England to coach a team in Colchester just learning American-style football. Baldwin is now a resident of Ormond Beach. Florida. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). Book.
Seller Inventory # 002459
Published by Thomson-Shore, 1991
Cloth. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 162 pp., with 10 pp. b&w photos. Dark blue-green cloth. Spine slant, some damp spotting on edges. Slight rubbing of corners, binding firm. Some crinkling of acetate on dust jacket, mostly on rear panel. Gift inscription and date on front endpaper. A longtime Florida lawyer recounts his life, starting with humble origins on a Mississippi farm to his entry into law in Florida. He practiced mainly in the Orlando area, watching the area's boom growth. Some chapters deal with the Orlando Utilities Commission. Minute Maid and Disney. His business memoir is interspersed with frequent critical commentary on modern values, written from the perspective of his Baptist faith. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002678
Published by Harper & Bros., NY, 1908
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Cuneo, Cyrus (illustrator). First Edition. 659 pp. Front hinge cracked, binding still firm. Previous owner's initials in dark pencil on front endpaper. Tissue protecting frontispiece. Light rubbong on spine edges. Gilt decorations still intact and bright. Light toning. A romance about a young girl on the Bay of Naples and her attraction to a fisherman boy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003951
Published by Writers Club Press (iUniverse), Lincoln, Nebraska, 2002
First Edition Signed
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 179 pp. Cover curled but still close to new. Inscribed by author to "golf buddy Mike." The son of Italian immigrants who started a grocery business in Salem, Mass., reflects fondly on his boyhood and then his career as a technician with Eastern Airlines in Miami. He retired to Spruce Creek Fly-in near Daytona Beach. Size: 8vo- 9 in. Tall. Inscribed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 006094
Published by Luthers, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1991
First Edition Signed
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 233 pp. Nearly new, no creases on spine. Inscribed by author on title page: "Dear Mary, Enjoy -- all the best, Agnes T. Cornesky," and dated 3/4/92. A Christian historical novel in which the Essene monks are presented as guardians of the Messiah. The novel also speculates about the hidden years of Jesus' youth. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 002296
Condition: Good +. A modern facsimile reprint of a full-page article about the Inglewood Winery, which appeared in the April 6, 1890 San Francisco Examiner. Top edge chipped, lightly toned. Includes several small engravings of winery details. Size: 17 in Wide By 22 In Tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 009098
Published by AmErica House, Baltimore, 2002
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 189 pp. Cover curled, a few pages of text thumbed. Otherwise clean. No creases on spine. A scarce copy of a recently published historical romance set in the hills of eastern Tennessee during the Civil War. Katy, a 16-year-old farm girl, helps a wounded soldier and incurs her family's wrath. She leaves home and becomes a nurse and a single mother in the midst of wartime strife. Author Kitty Maiden said the book grew out of research on her ancestors. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002525
Published by Broadman and Holman, Nashville, Tenn., 1979
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Ist paperback Edition. 137. Inscribed on title page "To Jim, a dear friend in the Lord, Bro Bobby (Matthew 6:33)" Very clean, light rubbing along edges. Upper corner thumbed. No spine creasing. The recently retired head of the Southern Baptist denomination, Bobby Welch of Daytona Beach, Fl., presents a handbook to inspire fellow Baptists to go out and witness for their faith. Sub-title "Relating the Christ-life to New Testament priorities." Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 005071
Published by Volusia County Schools, DeLand, Florida, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 238 pp. Light dampness rippling along bottom margin of text; light dampness staining rear inside cover. Moderate wear on spine top. No markings or writing. A comprehensive history of Volusia County's public schools, past and present. (Volusia encompasses Daytona Beach and DeLand Florida) Many historical b&w photos of century-old school houses. Chapter 2 may be of greatest interest: A list and description of former schools no longer in operation. Current buildings and their descriptions also are catalogued, along with biographical material on school superintendents and a directory of school principals. Text includes material on the desegregation of the school system in the 1950s and '60s. Langlotz was the chief writer, but the project was a committee endeavor led by Karen Beattie. Other co-authors included Angie Forest; Dianne Gilpatrick and Anita Strawn. Size: 8.25 in Tall By 11 in Wide.
Seller Inventory # 006085
Published by The Countryman Press, Taftsville, Vermont, 1980
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Paperback Edition. 131 pp. Very slight rubbing at corners. No markings, spine uncreased. Photo cover shows Hazel standing in a crop field. The author is a former poetry editior of The Nation. Size: 8vo - 9 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004717
Published by Rose International Publishing House, Inverness, Florida, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Printing. 301 pp. Nearly new, tight, bright. Inscribed on title page" To.(x) May you live in love, light, laughter. Kristina O'Donnelly, Florida 2001." The previous owner is a member of a prominent newspaper family, giving this copy some significance as an association copy. A romance about Caroline and Lester, two labor negotiators going head to head in a New York newspaper strike but then falling in love. O'Donnelly also uses Vita Vendresha as a pen name, and the designate publisher, "Vita Presents" is an imprint of Rose International. The first edition was published by Worldwide Publishing in 1987. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 003446
Published by Railpace Co., 2000
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Fine. Railpace magazine issue featuring the Hudson, N.Y. to Pittsfield, Mass. rail line that passes through the State Line (NY) tunnel in Canaan NY. Nearly new, uncreased, sealed in acetate.Cover shows a blue Conrail engine coming out the western end of the tunnel. Also shown is an orange and white PCC streetcar now being recycled for use in Mattapan, Mass (south end of Boston). The publication is edited for rail buffs in the Northeast. Size: 4to -- 11 in High.
Seller Inventory # 009419
Published by Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, 1945
Cloth. Condition: Very Good -. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Thus. 118 pp. Some rubbing, hinge starting to weaken, dust jacket has small rips at corners, wrinkling along edges. Tony Wons, a Chicago radio personality, provides a collection of inspirational poetry and snippets of his own observations of life in this anthology of light reading. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002375
Published by Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park, FL., 2006
Stapled Softcover. Condition: Near Fine. Garde, Harold (illustrator). First Edition. Nearly new, no markings. Maroon cover, decorated with Garde's signature. A palm-sized pamphlet with 12 color plates to illustrate a 2006 Puppets and Pinnacles exhibition of Garde's acrylics, some showing odd oval heads balancing on trianglular or oblong body shares. Other heads suggest puppets on extended arms. A few paragraphs of commentary by guest curator Charon Luebbers, other critics and the artist himself. The Maine artist spends winters in New Smyrna Beach and some of his work can be seen at the New Smyrna Library and the Museum of Florida Art in DeLand. Size: 16mo - 5.5 In Tall By 8.25 in Wide.
Seller Inventory # 010067
Published by Cassell and Co., London, 1918
Cloth. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 328 pp. Lightly faded spot, about the size of a half dollar, in upper right corner of blue cloth on front cover. Front hinge starting. Light soil to cover and spine.Rubbing on spine edges. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005224
Published by Florida Bankers Association/Jostens Publishing Group, Encino, Calif., 1994
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 120 pp. on glossy stock, white cloth with gilt titling. Slight wrinkling of dust jacket edges; text clean and nearly new. A comprehensive history of modern banking in Florida as consolidation began to form large regional banks. Brief portraits of leading banks and political leaders allied with the banking industry. Author is a Miami business journalist. Many banks profiled in this book, such as Barnett, has now disappeared through mergers, and Florida banking is dominated by out-of-state giants based in Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta and Birmingham. Size: 4to --11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005301
Published by General Publishing, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1976
Spiral. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 224 pp. Glossy stiff wraps in large plastic spiral binder. Collection of Midwestern recipes assembled by the women members of Fulton Lutheran Church of Roelyn, in Moorland Iowa, in 1976. The spiral-bound collection also includes a few pages of household hints, poems, inspirational thoughts and humor (directed againt husbands.) First page shows 2 historical photos -- Fulton Norwegian Lutheran Church, dated 1927, and Fulton Lutheran (possible successor church?) as of 1952. Two chapters titled "Foreign" inlcudes such sandbakkels, berlinerkranser, kringle, Norwegian Christmas bread, potato cakes, smor bakelser, genuine Swedish spirits, romme grod, Latvian b acon rolls, yellow cake and sand cookies; molse, krumkake, Bohemian twist houska, lutfisk, risengrod, flodegrod, fattigmand, kringla (4 versions), speedy kolaches, mandelran, komla, and norwegian meatballs. A previous owner, Rosalee Newsome, writes in a 1977 note "This church founded by my great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Anders Harklau, Mr and Mrs. John Wallestad; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Knute Anderson. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in.
Seller Inventory # 009082
Published by HarperCollins, NY, 2001
First Edition Signed
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 360 pp. Close to new but midsection curled. new, Inscribed "To Mary Jane" by both authors on title page. Name of previous owner, a Daytona Beach newspaper writer, is on endpaper. No other markings. The husband and wife journalist pair discuss how they made their marriage work despite pressures of careers, differing faiths, etc. They also look at marriages of other prominent and everyday Americans. Signed by Authors.
Seller Inventory # 001515
Published by Grolier Enterprises, Danbury, Connecticut, 1980
Leatherette. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 345 pp. Very little wear, lightly read, no markings. Gilt all edges, gilt lettering and design on brown leatherette. Lettering still perfect.Gift inscription on blank page after front end paper. An anthology that includes Plato's Apology, Phaeda and Crito; Epictetus' Golden Sayings and Marcus Aurelius' Meditations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002126
Published by New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, N.Y., 1943
Stapled Softcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 24 pp. with b&w photos in green stiff wraps. PP. 11-14 loose but laid in. Foxing mark and previous owner's name on p. 1. Rest of text clean. A scarce report on a demonstration project to show that homeowners can raise significant quantities of vegetables on a small plot with careful planning and diligent labor. The Botanical Garden used a 47 by 38 foot site. Include site plans, and a report on the harvest. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009306
Published by Chatham Press, Chatham NY, 2016
Stapled Softcover. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. 32 pp. Lightly read. Bright text, numerous current and historical b&w photos. The Chatham Press is a monthly newspaper containing current and historical features about residents, businesses and organizations in the Chatham, New York area and adjacent towns of Northern Columbia County. In this issue are featured: Michigan-based auto restorer Dan Shafarman, who got his start in Chatham; retired teacher and hobbyist knitter Kevin Zilber; Hymie Witthoft, who left Chatham to become a drummer in Africa and Haiti; a nostalgia piece about youthful adventures on Kinderhook Street; a photo spread on Chatham's nightspots; school bus drivers of Chatham Central School; musical instrument repairer Gretchn Rueckheim and furniture restorer Vince Pitkin. Size: Elephant Folio -- 17 in Tall By 11 in Wide.
Seller Inventory # 009866
Published by Outlook Co., NY, 1910
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine -- Stapled Softcover. Condition: Fair +. No Jacket. Vol 95, No. 10. Approx 40 news and opinion pages, in small print on coated stock, plus several additional pages of display and classified ads. Various ad illustrations but no news photos. Featured cover story:: Governor Hughes, the Legislature and Primary Reform" by Theodore Roosevelt (the magazine's associate editor at the time.) Approx. two dozen brief additional articles on various political, diplomatic and religious topics. The magazine (an early forerunner of Time and Newsweek) focused mainly on New York City and New York State, but also included various dispatches from overseas, including one on the Turkish Revolution and a piece on Egypt's nationalist movement against British imperialism. Most of the articles are written in a first-person, subjective style, closer to editorial analysis than neutral just-the-facts reporting. Ad pages contain many quaint relics, such as James McCutcheon men's shirts for $1.50 and up, and a Bon Ami cleanser ad showing an Aunt Jemimah character speaking in Negro dialect. Textblock complete but detached from cover. Two-inch tear in cover's spine. Many real estate and education ads. The publication folded in 1935. Its plain text-only cover resembled that of Foreign Affairs. Size: 4to -- 9.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009767
Published by Red Star News Co. 0, NY
Soft cover. Condition: Fair. Vol. 155, No. 2. 11 stories and features. 112 browned pages. Tattered cover, binding still strong. Cover art shows man in fedora firing a handgun. Includes 3 "novelets -- " "At Arm's Length"by Erle Stanley Gardner; 'Pat and Mike and Murder" by William Brandon, and "Laugh, Clowns!" by Hugh B. Cave. Also a special feature by J. Edgar Hoover, "Problems of Law Enforcement.
Seller Inventory # 005730