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By Kipling, West, Trobaugh, Seltzer, Sheldon, Oke
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#SF-1 THE WORKS OF KIPLING
Vintage book of Classic Stories, Poems and Ballads by Rudyard Kipling. Eight volumes contained in a One Volume Edition. The print is clear and not too small. I can find no copyright or year in this book. Printed by Black's Readers Service Company N.Y., N. Y. Excellent condition. Beautiful spine decoration and binding. Includes "The Light That Failed" and many other stories and poems. 627 pages. A somewhat rare Collectible Kipling book. A very special addition to a Kipling library. Please email if you want to know if a specific poem or story is in this volume.Double click here to add text.
$32.00
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#SF-2 SELECTED WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING
Vintage book of Classic Stories, Poems and Ballads by Rudyard Kipling, in a One Volume Edition. The print is clear and not too small. 468 pages. I can find no copyright or year in this book but there is a label that reads, "Library of Dr. G. Augustine No. 33, Date 1902. It appears to be a First Edition. Printed by Peter Fenelon Collier & Son MCM. This is a collection of stories; SOLDIERS THREE with 8 sub stories such as "In the Matter of a Private."; IN BLACK AND WHITE  with 8 sub stories such as
"At Twenty Two", THE STORY OF THE GABSYS,
With 9 substories, such as Poor Dear Mama, THE PHANTHOM RICKSHAW, with 4 substories, Such as The Man who would be King, WEE WILLIE WINKIE, with 4 sub stories Such as Baa Baa Black Sheep. The book also has Hystorial significance as it is stamped asMADISONVILLE "WHITE" PUBLIC LIBRARY. Even without the stamp this 104 year old book has a value of at least $50.00. Somewhat rare Collectible Kipling book. A very special addition to a Kipling library. There is age wear to the cover, a few holes in the first page and some page tanning. There are no marks. The spine is tight and the book is in Good Readable Condition. Please email if you want to know if a specific poem or story is in this volume.
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#SF-3 THE JUNGLE BOOKS 2 VOLUMES
Rudyard Kipling's persuasive genius for describing realistically and sympathetically the jungle world, and the strange animals which live in it, is revealed in these delightful stories about Mowgli and his companions in the jungle. It would take too long to enumerate even half of the marvelous touches by which the creatures miscalled "dumb" are made to live for us by Rudyard Kipling. This is a beautiful set of two identically bound volumes, with identical dust jackets protected by mylar covers. Suitable for serious collection or as reading copies. Condition: VERY GOOD by Antiquarian Bookman criteria. Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1948.Copyright 1895 by Rudyard Kipling. Printing date: 1948. Very good quality cloth bindings. Covers: decorated green cloth, title information on spines only. Some wear at tops & bottoms of spines. Dust jackets in Good- condition, protected with mylar. End papers, hinges & spines like new. No noticeable discoloration of text pages from age.
$25.00 set of 2 books
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#SF-4 THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Rudyard Kipling, (1895). PB cp-1980 by Watermill Press, complete and unabridged. 222 pages. "Mowgli is not like any other boys. When he was a baby he wandered deep into the jungle and was found there by a family of wolves. Now he is a member of the Wolf Pack and is the only "man-cub" in a forest filled with wild animals. In many exciting adventures, Mowgli proves his strength and skill to the beasts in the jungle and to the people in the nearby villages. Not all of the stories in The Jungle Book are about Mowglie. There is a mongoose names Rikki-tikki-tavi, a brave white seal named Kotick, and several other delightful animals created by the the ever popular author, Rudyard Kipling. Book has a stamp on the first page. No other marks, light page tanning. Spine is tight and book in Very Good Condition. Classic Collectible.
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#CF-5 THE SHOES OF THE FISHERMAN
By Morris L. West HB. Pub. William Morrow, NY cp=1963, second printing 1963, 372 pages. Purple and black boards with gold Coat of Arms of the Vatican on cover and gold lettering on spine. " The new pope is the youngest cardinal of all--and a Russian!. "What happens to a twentieth-century man when he is crowned with The Triple Tiara and named Vicar of Christ, Viceregent of the Almighty on this troubled planet? This startling question is the point of departure for THE SHOES OF THE FISHERMAN." Wear to DJ but No tanning, marks, missing or torn pages. Book in Very Good to Fine condition. Decorative binding. There is an ex libris label inside the front and back covers. I remember that this book got a lot of publicity in the 60s. An attractive addition to any library. 
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#CF-1 PRAISE JERUSALEM
by Augusta Trobaugh, HB with DJ cp=Second Printing, July 1997 by Baker Book House. 285 pages. This book was a semi-finalist in the 1993 Pirate's Alley Faulkner Competition. This wonderful novel has a picture of the author as a child with her friend and caretaker to indicate that part of the story was based on fact. Praise Jerusalem spans a few vital weeks in the lives of three elderly Southern women who have been thrust into a concerted effort to find their "New Jerusalem" - a utopia of heavenly perfection. In this case, however, it is the small town of Jerusalem, Georgia, to which the women journey, each expecting to find happiness at last. But to find their utopia, they must overcome the social estrangements that isolate them from each other. I did read this book and found it to be a delightful and poignant novel. It is in like new condition.
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#CF-2 IN HIS STEPS 
BY Charles M. Sheldon PB cp=1985 by Barbour Publishing Co. 242 Pages "What Would Jesus Do? When Christians in a local church pledge for an entire year not to do anything without first asking the question, "What would Jesus do?", following Christ's example brought great joy. It also caused misunderstanding, conflict and suffering. It meant entire dedication of money, talent, career, and influence to Christ. IN HIS STEPS is a most unusual appeal to the Christian to follow in Christ's steps regardless of what others might do. Without a doubt, you will find this one of the most entertaining and yet challenging books you have ever read. More than 15 million people have found it so!" Complete and unabridged copy of a classic collectible. Slight wear to cover but spine is tight and book is in Very Good Condition..
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#SF-5 ARIZONA JIM
By Charles Alden Seltzer. HB cp=1939, printed 1940, 279 pages. Vintage Western with lots of action, good morals, some romance and a story you don't want to put down. The book itself is in Very Good condition, no missing or ripped pages. DJ has some wear. A great book especially for the Western fan.
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#CF-4 THE CALLING OF EMILY ADAMS
by Janette Oke. PB cp-1990. Christian novel by well know author. Mint condition. "Emily expects that along with His calling God will also provide her with a companion to share her life but she does not feel comfortable with the young men who present themselves. On her own Emily will take on the task of opening a new church in a pioneer community." This is a used book in like new condition.
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#CF-3 DRUMS OF CHANGE
by Janette Oke. PB cp-1996. Christian novel by well know author. Mint condition. The Story of Running Fawn. "This story has grown out of the early history of our province of Alberta. The history timeline will guide the reader through the actual events. The statistics given, the terms of the treaty, and even the words of the two great chiefs at the time of the signing of Treaty Number Seven have been taken from historical accounts. The story is fictional. A number of missionaries came west to work among the tribes and to help establish schools. Accounts tell of their suffering along with the Indian People. I have written this story to help deepen our understanding of all whose lives were touched by that period of history with its dramatic time of great change." Janette Oke. This is a used book in like new condition.
$9.00
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