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1 JOHHNY APPLESEED BOOKENDS
4 3/4 H X 3 7/8 W and 1 3/4 deep., 
Bronze finish over cast iron. This set of bookends featuring the famous 'Sower' boy who some refer to as Johnny Appleseed. He is walking while taking handfuls of seeds from his pouch and sowing them. Each is signed on the front '1925' and the Snead hallmark. The rear is imprinted: SNEAD and CO., JERSEY CITY, NJ, PATENT PENDING. NOTE: The estimated cost of shipping applies to books and not bookends. Inquire about shipping cost for any bookend sets; 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Bierce, Ambrose and G. A. Danziger, CAN SUCH THINGS BE?
Washington: The Neale Publishing Company. 1903. This is a second edition (1st was 1893) with a new preface by Bierce dated 1903. Hardbound in original brick red cloth. Front cover Very slight wear at the spine ends and corner tips, else this is a tight, bright Fine copy of a rare item. Books signed by Bierce are rare and this is particularly so because of whom it was dedicated to. 320 pages. 7 7/8 x 5 3/8. 
This book has the following inscription on the front blank, end paper: "For Carrie Christiansen, with the affection of Ambrose Bierce. Washington D. C., March 26, 1903." Karen Christiansen (also known as Carrie) was Bierce's secretary for many years. This book was acquired from her grand-niece and the book was in the family until we purchased it.. Regarding Karen Christiansen, the following excerpt was taken from a biographical sketch of Bierce and in the portion about his 1913 disappearance states: "Indeed, Paul Fatout in Ambrose Bierce: The Devil''s Lexicographer said: "In late December he (Bierce) was just outside Chihuahua, expecting to move to Ojinaga, partly by rail. Trainloads of troops left Chihuahua every day. . . . He rode in four miles to Chihuahua to mail a letter that spoke of these and other matters, and that was dated December 26, 1913. The rest is silence The letter Fatout attested as having been sent on December 26, 1913, was addressed to Miss Christiansen in Washington, D. C., and was the final communication that was ever received by anyone from Ambrose Bierce. It remains today as the most important piece of evidence that he was, in fact, at Chihuahua City and that he planned to go to Ojinaga, for he said as much to Miss Christiansen in the text. Some detractors, however, speculate that Bierce wrote the draft of the letter in El Paso and gave it to someone to mail from Chihuahua City. In reality, how likely is that? Would Bierce have tried to fool his trusted secretary in Washington?" 
Price: 2850.00 USD
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3 Bierce, Ambrose, WRITE IT RIGHT: A LITTLE BLACKLIST OF LITERARY FAULTS.
New York and Washington: Neale Publishing Company, 1910. This is the 3rd edition published in April 1910. The first was in October 1909 and the second in December 1909. This book is unique because of the fo Hardbound in original yellow cloth. Front cover ha Minor soil on front cover and a little more on back, else Very Good or better. A tight, bright copy. Bierce signatures are scarce in his books and this signed inscription makes this truly a rare book. 73 pages . 6 1/8 x 4. 
In Bierce's well known ascerbic wit, this book has many of egregious errors in syntax, grammar, etc.. It was immensely popular at the time of publication and has been republished and reprinted countless times over the years. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED., Bradbury, Ray,
4 Bradbury, Ray, WHEN ELEPHANTS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOMED.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Stated 2nd printing, March 1974. A Christmas presentation inscription signed by Ray Bradbury on the front, blank end paper. Hardbound in burgundy and dark blue cloth covered  Former owner's name at top of front paste down, else Near Fine in a price-clipped dust jacket that is also Near Fine. 143 pages. 8 5/8 x 5 3/4. 

Price: 65.00 USD
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WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND., Grey, Zane,
5 Grey, Zane, WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND.
New York and London. Harper & Borthers, 1923. 1st edition (stated with Harper's code a-x). Signed by Zane Grey on the front, blank end paper. Hardbound in pictorial red cloth with red title on A little darkening to the end papers, else a Near Fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket that is edge worn and frayed along the top edge, a 2" closed tear on the back panel. Except as noted, it is very good and none of the printing is affected. Now encased in mylar and vcry attractive. 419 pages. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 
This was purchased from the grandaughter of Octave "Bee" Grey who was married to Romer Grey, the son of Zane Grey. Her grandmother had given it to her and she believes it has been in the family since publication. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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6 Grey, Zane, ZANE GREY: THE MAN AND HIS WORK. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH, CRITICAL APPRECIATIONS & BIBLIOGRAPHY.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1928. 1st and probably only edition. Inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper by Lina Elise Grey, Zane Grey's widow, dated May 2, 1950. The inscrip Bound in light brown flexible leatherette. Title  Puckering on front cover and slight rubbing at the fold, else Very Good. 56 pages. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2. 
Frontis. portrait of Zane Grey. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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7 Lovell, Jim and Jeffrey Kluger, LOST MOON: THE PERILOUS VOYAGE OF APOLLO 13.
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1994. Easton's "Signed First Edition" Bound in full blue/grey leather, with gilt-stamp Fine condition with a laid-in (not attached) unused Easton Press book plate. 378 pages. 9 3/8 X 6 1/4. 
Frontis has is a double-page drawing of the Aquarius Lunar Module with a diagram of the flight path of Apollo 13. Appendices with Apollo 13 Mission Timeline, Apollo 13 Dramatis Personae, LIst of the Apollo Manned Missions, Author's Notes and Index. This is Lovell's, the commander of Apollo 13, account of the ill-fated mission. It is as breathtaking story of the hazards of that flight and the courage of the crew. This is one of the most memorable accounts of the U.S. Space Program and is in a beautifully bound book, signed by Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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8 Zane Grey, BOULDER DAM.
New York: Harper & Row, 1963. 1st edition. This book has a presentation inscription on the front, blank end paper written and signed by Romer Grey, Zane Grey's son, The book was Hardbound in grey cloth-covered boards backed by b Very Good in an illustrated dust jacket that has one closed tear, some shelf wear else Very Good 234 pages. 8 3/8 x 5 3/4. 

Price: 60.00 USD
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