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Please Don't Cry

By: Allen, Raymond B.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Chesapeake, Virginia, Maximillian Press Publications: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: SW787BB


CO5 - A first printing hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some edgewear, water soiled, wrinkling, crease, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some scattered stains, some soiling on the bottom of pages 71-74, light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Ava's Man

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10065BB


BP1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on the spine edges and corners, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was bumped on the top and bottom spine and corners near it otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner "To Lesley Schlumberger, Thank you, Rick Bragg" on the title page. View more info

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Ava's Man

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC23331BB


BM5 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book signed by the author in very good condition that has chipping on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Rick Bragg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of All Over but the Shoutin', continues his personal history of the Deep South with an evocation of his mother's childhood in the Appalachian foothills during the Great Depression, and the magnificent story of the man who raised her. Satisfa... View more info

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Ava's Man

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec47445


AH5 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket has price clipped, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over bu the Shoutin' continues his personal history of the Deep South with an evocation of his mother's childhood in the Appalachian foothills during the Great Depression, and the magnificen... View more info

The Life of Lorena Hickok: E. R.'s Friend

By: Faber, Doris

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, William Morrow & Co.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW04914


BY4 - A hard cover first edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with gold lettering on the spine plus some light bumping on the bottom right corners plus a small (less than 0.25") of board is showing at the bottom right boart edge plus some light staining on the bottom outside paper edges and bottom back board edge plus there is a gift inscription to the original owner on the front endp... View more info

Mountain Moonshine to Delta Gumbo

By: Ferguson, W. W. (Bill)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Leland, Mississippi, USA, Mississippi River Publishing Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Book ID: SCW03235


BC2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book autographed by the author and the illustrator in very good condition. This book is assumed to be a first edition because no additional printings are indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green vinyl covered boards with silver lettering on the spine with only very minor overall shelf wear plus a small triangle cut off of the top right corner of the front endpaper. The dust jacket shows some very minor ov... View more info

Mountain Moonshine to Delta Gumbo

By: Ferguson, W. W. (Bill)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Leland, MS, U.S.A., Mississippi River Publishing Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW09416


BC2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book enscribed by the author in very good+ condition. This book is assumed to be a first edition because no additional printings are indicated. There is a gift inscription to the original owners by the author on the title page. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green vinyl covered boards with silver lettering on the spine with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf w... View more info

In No Time at All

By: Hamilton, Carl

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Ames, IA, U.S.A., Iowa State University Press: 1974

Edition: 14th Printing

Book ID: SCW03702


CH4 - A hard cover book in very good- condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in black pictoral printed tan paper covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus a casual black marker mark on the front plus the original owner's name on the front endpaper blacked out with black marker. The author's growing up experiences during the 1920s and 1930s on an Iowa farm with all the changes that took place from that time to the beginning of World War II ... View more info

In No Time at All

By: Hamilton, Carl

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, USA, Iowa State Press: 1974

Edition: 5th Printing

Book ID: SCW06745


CH4 - A hard cover 5th printing book in good+ to very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black pictoral printed tan paper covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is foxing on the top outside paper edges plus there is the original owner's small (about 0.5"x1.75") address label on the front endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear plus there is right edges, endflaps, and back. Th... View more info

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 2002

Book ID: SCW12518


BE6 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the racehorse Seabiscuit and how it came to be a cultural icon in America during the Great Depression. The author also weaves into the history of this horse, the biographies of the three men whose lives were intimately tied to the animal's success: Charles Howard, Red Pollard, and Tom Smith. Illustrated with black and white... View more info

A World of Differences: One Woman's Story

By: Kessel, Marie Adler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA, University of Arkansas Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12908


BI6 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition. A sequence of numbers with the "1" present with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in dark brown cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The autobiography of a woman who not only survived the DustBowl era and the Great Depression... View more info

Of Youth and the River: The Mississippi Adventure of Raymond Kurtz Sr.

By: Kurtz, Raymond, Sr. and Mark Scheel

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Emporia, Kansas, USA, Royal Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW05892


BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated tan wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light creasing on the cover. A book by Raymond Kurtz, Sr. as told to mark Scheel. A memoir of a man's boyhood in the 1930s along the Sauk River in Minnesota. It was a fresh, unspoiled time that would be forever changed by the onset of World War II. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Pete P... View more info

Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City

By: Lerner, Michael A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 2007

Book ID: EC21104BB


CN5 - An uncorrected page proof trade paperback book in fine condition. In his evocative history, lerner reveals Prohibition to be the defining issue of the era, the first major "culture war" of the twentieth century, and a harbinger of the social and moral debates that divide America even today. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Out Of the Lean Years

By: Martin, Andrew B.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Merriam, Kansas, USA, Allied Publishing Group: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW02190


BD1 - DJ is mylar protected. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth with gold lettering on the spine with some very light bumping of the top left and right corners plus some very, very light edge wear near the top and bottom spines. The dust jacket is in very good- condition with very minor overall wear mainly in the form some light chipping and edge wear along the top edges plus 2 small (about 0.25") closed tears on the front top edge plus 1 (less than 0.25&... View more info

Communists in Harlem During the Depression (Blacks in the New World Ser.)

By: Naison, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ilinois, USA, University of Illinois Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW08738


CB2 - A tight, clean, sound copy very minor overall shelf wear, some light edge wear along the bottom edge of the front board, usual library stamps, label, & pocket on the page edges, free endpapers, & title page, some very light tape staining on the front free endpaper. The DJ shows very minor overall shelf wear, some light fading on the spine, a small patch of very light surface chipping on the spine from a library label, original library mylar sleeve. This is a title ... View more info

The Patron's Practical Pamphlet Book II: Country Livin', The 20's - Depression Days - War-Time

By: Shorthill, Ruth Esther and Dorothy Faust (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Meriden, Kansas, USA, Kansas State Grange: 1989

Book ID: SCW03786


BD2 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated blue wraps with very minor overall shelf. A collection of lore, memories, recipes, and poetry of life in Kansas in the 1920s, the Depression, and during the War. 244p. View more info