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Deposits of Manganese Ore in the Batesville District, Arkansas With a Chapter on the Mining and Preparation of the Ores by W. R. Crane

By: Miser, Hugh D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office, 1922

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


This copy has light wear and some toning. Small bit of damage at top of spine. Some type of old, stamped logo on the front (see scan). Book is square and securely bound. ; United States Geological Survey; Vol. 734; Maps, Photos, Charts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 273 pages; One of many books printed as part of the United States Geological Survey. The large map is still in the attached pocket in the rear of the book. Excellent condition. View more info

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Deputy Marshal Expense Voucher for Service in Indian Territory

By: Upham, Daniel P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fort Smith AR, 1880

Inscription: Signed by Author


EX condition with some wear and aging, particularly along right edge. All handwriting is clear. Upham was a controversial Arkansas Republican politician and lawman. He fought the Ku Klux Klan, was a General in the Arkansas Militia, and was the U. S. Marshal for the Weatern District Court in Fort Smith, presided over by Judge Isaac C. Parker. He has signed this Voucher as District Marshal. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 1 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Down from the Hills

By: Faubus, Orval Eugene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little Rock Arkansas, Pioneer Press, 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Slight rubbing at head and foot of spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 510 pages; This autobiography covers the period of 1953-1959, which includes the time of the desegregation crisis in Little Rock. The book relies heavily on news reports, records of meetings and speeches, and political cartoons. It is inscribed to Chet Kraft and signed by Faubus on the second free endpaper. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Fanne Foxe

By: Foxe, Fanne with Yvonne Dunleavy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York City, Pinnacle Books, 1975

Edition: Second Printing


Light general wear and aging; front top corner torn away (see scan. ) ; B & W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 180 pages; Tell-all biography of stripper whose relationship with Arkansas Congressman Wilbur Mills was a big scandal in the 1970's. View more info

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Grand Music Festival of the Arkansas Music Teachers Association

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little Rock Arkansas, Little Rock Democrat, 1901


Oblong newsprint program, stapled at top, opens vertically. Short tear by first staple, some chipping and small tears on athe edges. Paper is toned but not brittle. Because this is newsprint, it is somewhat fragile. If you would like to see more scans, we will be happy to send some. ; Drawings in Ads; Thin Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 16 pages; This is a program for the 1901 Arkansas Music Teachers Association meeting in Little Rock. Besides the information about th... View more info

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Let Us Build Us a City :Eleven Lost Towns

By: Harington, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York City, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing


Corners lightly bumped, light wear to edges of boards. Dust jacket has a few scuffs (two on front, top right and center of photo) and small chips on edge. Some toning or soiling. There is a black remainder mark on top edge of pages. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 490 pages; Harington explores what remains of eleven Arkansas cities (all with City in the name). View more info

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Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Information in Relation to the Western Boundary Line of the Territory of Arkansas

By: Calhoun, John C. and James Monroe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Gales & Seaton, 1824


Disbound from larger volume. Light wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pages; Only cover and two pages are printed. Introductory letter from President Monroe, followed by report from John C. Calhoun referencing Arkansas Boundary and Choctaw Indians. View more info

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Pea Vine Special

By: Pettigrew, Marion D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arkansas, Self-Published, 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Reddish-orange cloth with black titles and illustration of a train. Very light corner and edge wear along with mild aging. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages; Signed on the title page with no inscription. This book, aimed at elementary and middle school children, is ostensibly a story of city kids (from Pine Bluff) visiting the country. However, the trip is Pettigrew's framework for telling stories of Arkansas culture, including... View more info

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Publications of the Arkansas Historical Association, Vol. 1 Report of the Arkansas History Commission

By: Reynolds, John Hugh (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas History Commission, 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Boards worn and scuffed on edges , head and foot of spine frayed, corners bumped. Interior yellowed, endpapers loose, hinges cracked, shows evidence of having been glued. However, text block except for endpapers is still tight. ; Vol. 1; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; The book is about the efforts of the newly-created Arkansas History Commission to identify sources of information about Arkansas history, and to begin to categorize that information to be used in future ... View more info

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Where He Leads A Novel of the Arkansas Foot-Hills

By: McDowell, Lillie Gilliland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gradnd Rapids MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1945

Edition: Second Edition


The book has light corner and edge wear along with faint impression and minor residue from a can on the front cover. The dustjacket has edge and corner wear with some small chips and tears. Former owner's name and address in pencil on ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages; Religious novel set in Arkansas. View more info

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Yea! I'm an Orphan

By: Bowen, Ruth McCarson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Wright Publishing Company, 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


The book looks almost new. Jacket has some light edge and corner wear. Signed by the author, with longish inscription, on the ffep. The author was an orphan in Arkansas. She wrote this book for her grandchildren in Atlanta, Georgia. The book gives a moving account of growing up in an orphanage in the early 20th century. First Edition. First Printing. ; Signed, dated and inscribed on ffep. ; B & W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 73 pages; Signed by Author View more info