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Flying Leaves and One-Sheets: Pennsylvania German Broadsides, Fraktur, and Their Printers, by Earnest, Russell and Corinne, Nicholas with Edward L. Rosenberry. Oak Knoll Press: New Castle, Delaware, 2005. Edition: First Edition. ISBN: 1584561459. Hardcover, 8.5 by 11 inches, 337 pages. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Lavishly illustrated with 134 color plates showing the broadsides described in the text. Includes Notes, Recommended Reading, and Index. $60.00
A Sporting Chance: Unusual Methods of Hunting, by Mannix, Daniel P.. E.P. Dutton: New York, 1967. Edition: Second printing. Hardcover, 253 pages. Quarter bound in gray cloth over red boards; brown lettering on spine; outline of hound blind stamped on cover. Illustrated with 32 pages of black and white photographs. Includes bibliography. $6.00
With Lamps Burning, by Mcdonald, Sister M. Grace OSB. North Central Publishing Company, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1980. Edition: First paperback edition. Softcover, 6 by 9 inches, 329 pages. Graphic black, red and yellow wraps. Well illustrated. Includes Notes, Bibliography, and Index. $12.00
Among the Hills [SIGNED BY AUTHOR], by Churchill, Josie. Hynek Printing, Richland Center, Wisconsin, n.d.. Edition: First edition. Softcover, 6 by 8.25 inches, 181 pages. Pictorial wraps; illustrated with black and white photogrpahs. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on the title page. $30.00
A Church Grows on a Tree Claim: A history of Sacred Heart Parish, Aberdeen, South Dakota, by Murray, Robert J.. North Plains Press: Aberdeen, S.D., 1981. Edition: Centenial Edition. Hardcover, 8.75 by 11.25 inches, 128 pages. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on cover and spine; church buildings on cover in gilt. Well illustrated with black and white photographs. $40.00
Fugitive Leaves from Foreign Notes: Paris, Versailles, St. Denis, Fontainebleu, by [Chaney, Ida Sherratt]. Rockford Printing Company: Rockford, Illinois, 1911. Edition: First edition. Softcover, 6 by 9 inches, 82 pages. Tan, linen-textured wraps; Title and decorations on cover in gilt. Frontispiece and four additional illustrations tipped-in where space was reserved for them in the text. Inscribed by the author to Harry Lamont (With compliments of the perpetrator / Ida Sherratt Chaney) and containing a poem to him in the author's hand. Also contains the author's card in her married name, Mrs. Burt Judson Chaney, with the additional inscription With congratulations of your old friend $125.00
The Winnebago-Horicon Basin: A Type Study in Western History, by Schafer, Joseph. State Historical Society of Wisconsin.: Madison, Wisconsin, 1937. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 6.25 by 8.75 inches, 349 pages. SERIES: Wisconsin Domesday Book, General Studies Volume IV Green cloth, illustrated with maps, charts and photographs. Includes index. $10.00
50 Years of Lake Mills, Wisconsin 1936-1985 [SIGNED], by Crone, Frances May McCleery and Ethel mae Seward Wagner. Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical Society: Lake Mills, Wisconsin, 1986. Edition: First edition (no others stated). Softcover, 8.5 by 11 inches, 298 pages. Pictorial wraps; illustrated with black and white photographs.Typeface and layout are manuscript style. Signed by both authors on the inside cover. $30.00
The Philosophy of History, by Hebberd, S.S.[Stephen Southric]. self published: La Crosse, Wis., 1901. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 5.5 by 8.25 inches, 311 pages. Brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Floral patterned end-papers. $40.00
The Philosophy of the Future, by Hebberd, S.S.[Stephen Southric]. Maspeth Publishing House: New York, 1911. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 5.5 by 8.25 inches, 210 pages. Red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Includes three pages of advertising for the revised edition of The Philosophy of History before the title page. $45.00