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PLUM THICKET (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition; 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 76177

ISBN: 0395171164

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


284 pp; Signed by author on front endpage. Note on half-title page (not written by Giles) explaining that the book was donated for a benefit auction. DJ is slightly scuffed and edge worn. Binding is cocked but still tight. An attractive book. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

SHADY GROVE (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 76179

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


260 pp; Signed by author on front endpage. DJ is very slightly edge worn, rear panel is wrinkled. Binding is very slightly cocked but still tight. An attractive book. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

JOHNNY OSAGE (SIGNED BY AUTHOR.)

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 9th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 76191

ISBN: 0395077354

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


313 pp; Signed by author on title page. DJ is creased, scuffed and edge worn; top portion of inner flap is missing. Very slight edge wear on spine of book, otherwise tight and clean. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

SHADY GROVE (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 81547

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


260 pp; Signed by author on front endpage. Ex-library with usual marks and stickers else the book is very good, clean, and tight. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.; Signed by Author View more info

40 Acres and No Mule: A City Woman Comes to Know and Love the People in One Corner of Appalachia

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1967

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 83526

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


239 pp; Black panel on book's spine is slightly rubbed, binding is a little cocked but tight. Dust jacket has light edgewear and scuffing, light sunning on spine, small stray black mark on rear panel. Still an attractive book however with a solid binding and a clean tight unmarked text. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Henry and Janice Giles discovered hearing a lot about rural Kentucky farm life and living it are two very different things as they fall in love with the generosity and potential of Appalachia. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How... View more info

Savanna

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 83510

ISBN: 999751288X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


397 pp; This is a great book with only light edgewear at corners and spine, previous owner's name blacked out on ffep, and a half inch tear at top front pastedown. Dust jacket has light edgewear but is exceptionally clean and bright. An attractive book with map endpapers, a solid binding and a clean tight unmarked text. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. In the Arkansas Territory that became Oklahoma, Giles tells the tale of an independent widowed heroine who run her own store and defies both tradition and the ruthless men of the American frontier. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Ye... View more info

Tara's Healing

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1951

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 83522

ISBN: 0395140994

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


253 pp; This is a great book in Fine condition with solid binding, a completely clean tight unmarked interior, and a crisp unmarked dust jacket. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Giles' heads to Piney Ridge in the Kentucky Mountains once more with Hod and Mary Pierce, this time to help an old friend recover from a nervous breakdown through love and faith.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Voyage to Santa Fe

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition Third Printing

Seller ID: 83521

ISBN: 0395077478

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


327 pp; This is a great book with only previous owner's name blacked out on ffep. Dust Jacket has light edgewear at spine and corners and a 1in spinehead tear. Still an attractive book however with gilt lettering on spine and cover, map endpapers, a solid binding, and a clean tight unmarked text. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Judith and Johnny were only married a year when in the spring of 1823 they voyaged across the Arkansas Territory, a journey of time and distance -- and of hearts and minds.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Bo... View more info

LAND BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 83504

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


308 pp; This is a great book with only light foxing to page edges and on spine. Dust jacket is lightly scuffed on front, lightly chipped at spine with light foxing on spine and around edges. Still an attractive book however with a solid binding and a tight clean and unmarked. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. Giles tells the story of the Spanish conspiracy, General Wilkinson's attempt to secede Kentucky from the union, a plot stopped by Major Cassius Cartwright.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

RUN ME A RIVER: FIVE DAYS IN THE LIFE OF THE RAMBLER AND ITS PASSENGERS

By: Giles, Janice Holt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 83511

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


337 pp; This is a great book with only trace edgewear at corners and spine and a touch of soiling on lower rear board. Dust jacket is wavy and has a bit of edge wear and scuffing on the spine. Still an attractive book however with gilt lettering on front cover, BW illustrations, a solid binding, and clean tight unmarked text. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. As North and South clash Giles' hero may want to be left in peace to trade Kentucky's Green River, but will the Civil War leave him alone? ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books... View more info

Collection of memories, or a Thousand Things That Don't Work (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Grosser, Raymond D. And Renee J.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Eubank, KY, Published By Author: 1989

Seller ID: 67545

ISBN: 0962416002

Condition: Fine


Signed author presentation. An attractive copy in tight binding. 225 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

YATES PAUL, HIS GRAND FLIGHTS, HIS TOOTINGS

By: Hall, James Baker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 79390

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


281 pp; DJ is slightly toned and soiled, minor edge wear. An attractive book, clean and tight. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Pioneer from Kentucky

By: Inman, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Crane & Co: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 71391

Condition: Very Good


Top edge gilt. Corners bumped, light edgewear, spine rubbed, cracked at dedication, 2in tear at pg top on p145, previous owner's name and inscription on fep & ffep, ffep top corner 1in tear, binding and front hinge loose, previous bookseller's sticker rear pastedown, else interior & text still clean and unmarked, a good copy, 160p.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

BLUE GRASS BEAUTY

By: Jackson, Gabrielle E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Henry Altemus Co.: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 85084

Condition: Very Good-


124 pp; Decorative boards are slightly scuffed. Dark strip of toning on rear endpage, lighter toning and previous owner's name on front endpage. Binding is cracked near the front but is still secure overall. An attractive copy. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Georgina of the Rainbows

By: Johnson, Annie Fellows

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Britain Publishing Co.: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 78984

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


348 pp; Scuffed, edgeworn and chipped jacket including a half inch sq spine foot chip & has mild toning and soiling but illustration remains clear. Boards are faintly cocked with minor shelf wear; lightly foxed endpapers; previous owner's inscription on fly - else text is clean and unmarked. With equal charm for young and old, Johnson's wholesome plot and setting is told with simplicity for pleasure and profit. Jacket protected in a clear Brodart cover. 1st Edition. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

CROSSING THE RIVER: A NOVEL

By: Johnson, Fenton

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Birch Lane Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 79440

ISBN: 155972000x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


220 pp; Authors first book. DJ has very faint soiling to rear panel that is white, otherwise a very attractive copy, like new. 1st Edition. DJ protected in a clear Brodart cover. 220p ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Little Colonel : Maid of Honor

By: Johnston, Anne Fellows

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, L. C. Page & Company: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 70004

Condition: Very Good+


1st ed; boards have a small amount of wear at spine head and tail, vertical crease to spine cloth, few small soiled areas, mainly spine head and tail, approx 1" stain on lower edge of rear board; page edges very lightly foxed, some small foxed spots scattered throughout, title page toned from tissue overlay, else clean, binding sound. A beautiful copy with 8 full page b&w illus plates. 295 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

TWO LITTLE KNIGHTS OF KENTUCKY WHO WERE THE "LITTLE COLONEL'S" NEIGHBORS

By: Johnston, Annie Fellows

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and Company: 1901

Seller ID: 76746

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


192 pp; Boards are slightly soiled, spine and corners are edge worn. Previous owner's name on front endpage; some toning. Binding is a little weak but still secure. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Too Close to Call (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Kelsay, Michael

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 67787

ISBN: 1578063698

Condition: Fine+ in As New dust jacket


274 pp; Author signed presentation on title page with previous owners name. Light shelf wear to top & bottom of spine else a very attractive copy like new. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Too Close to Call (signed)

By: Kelsay, Michael

Price: $10.50

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 80140

ISBN: 1578063698

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


274 pp; Signed author presentation with previous owner's name on title page. Faint vertical mark on rear of DJ. Binding is cocked, boards are slightly bowed. A clean copy in tight binding. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.; Signed by Author View more info