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  • Roy, Lillian Elizabeth.
    POLLY AND ELEANOR: The Polly Brewster Series #2.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1922.) dj. Hardcover - An interesting series written for older girls, featuring Polly Brewster, who grew up on a ranch in Colorado, and her friend Eleanor Maynard. In this claim jumpers attempt to steal the gold mine the girls had discovered, and Polly and Eleanor accompany Anne to New York City where she will be teaching school, Illustrated with 4 glossy plates by H. S. Barbour. Lists to #8 on back flap of dj. 305 pp plus 8 pp of publisher's advertisements with more series listed on the inside of the dj.

    Condition: Very good+ in blue cloth with silver and dark blue lettering in a good dust jacket (previous owner's name on front endpaper, edgewear to the dj, chip at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 36442
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  • Tallent, Elizabeth.
    IN CONSTANT FLIGHT: Stories

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories, several of which originally appeared in The New Yorker, "framed by the outposts of the new American West - Berkeley, Santa Fe, Boulder." 59 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj, very short closed tear)

    Book ID: 35854
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  • THE WAY TO THE WEST: Essays on the Central Plains. by West, Elliott.
    West, Elliott.
    THE WAY TO THE WEST: Essays on the Central Plains.

    Edition: First printing.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A history of the great migration of Cheyenne Indians and Anglo pioneers onto the arid Central Plains of Kansas, Nebraska and parts of Colorado and Wyoming. SIGNED on the title page A title in the Calvin P. Horn Lectures in Western History and Culture series. Illustrated with many photographs, maps , extensive notes, bibliography, index. x, 244 pp. ISBN: 0-8263-16522.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67944
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  • ENCOUNTER NEAR VENUS. by Wibberly, Leonard.
    Wibberly, Leonard.
    ENCOUNTER NEAR VENUS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young adult fantasy novel by this prolific author, probably best known for "The Mouse That Roared" (basis of the film of the same name) and his series of novels about the Treegate family, but he is very hard to pigeonhole. This story is about four siblings - two brothers and two sisters - who are sent, despite their objections, to spend the summer vacation with their uncle in Coopertown, Colorado. They expect to be bored - but it turns out that their eccentric uncle can travel through space on a flying saucer he devised, and even communicate with strange blinking lights. The book might be fantasy…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young adult fantasy novel by this prolific author, probably best known for "The Mouse That Roared" (basis of the film of the same name) and his series of novels about the Treegate family, but he is very hard to pigeonhole. This story is about four siblings - two brothers and two sisters - who are sent, despite their objections, to spend the summer vacation with their uncle in Coopertown, Colorado. They expect to be bored - but it turns out that their eccentric uncle can travel through space on a flying saucer he devised, and even communicate with strange blinking lights. The book might be fantasy but the account of their reply when they returned home and they were asked what happened - "nothing" - is rooted in reality. llustrated by Alice Wadowski-Bak. 214 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (gift inscription, minor wear to the dj, toning to the spine of the dj, but a straight and tight copy, original price of 3.50 still present.)

    Book ID: 80013
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