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MAB 64:  Percy, Walker.  The Last Gentleman.  1966.  Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.  First Edition.  Gift Inscription.  Good+ Condition in chipped Dust Jacket, Author's Second Book. $75.00.

MAB 65:  The Night Before Christmas.  Or,  A Visit From St Nicholas.  1896.  McLoughin Bros.  Color illustrated stiff cardboard covers, linen pages.  Cover is chipped at edges, else good.  A very early edition of this immortal classic, beautiful color illustrated front board, four beautiful, color-illustrated pages, very scare.  $200.00.


MAB 66:  Altsheler, Joseph A.  The Guns of Bull Run:  A Story of the Civil War's Eve.  1942, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.  Cover has insect damage and portions of the spine has insect damage, else good type copy.  This is a young, adolescent book part of the author's civil war series.  Scarce.  $50.00.SOLD

MAB 67:  Baker, Lily, Charlotte Gailor, Rose Duncan Lovell, and Sarah Hodgson Torian, Editors.  Sewanee.  1932, .  Very Good, Large purple stiff wraps.  History of University of the South.  $75.00.
MAB 68:  Wiggins, Lida Keck.  The Life and Works of Paul Lawrence Dunbar.  1907, J. L. Nichols and Company.  Very good.  This book contains the complete poetical works of this famous Black poet and also has a complete biography.  $175.00.
MAB 73:  Bannerman, Helen.  Little Black Sambo.  1978, Golden Press.  Very Good.  Pictorial Boards, Illustrated by Bonnie and Bill Rutherford.  $100.00.
MAB 74:  Gruelle, Johnny Golden Book.  Johnny Gruelle's Golden Book.  1925, M.A. Donahue and Company.  Very good.  Large pictorial boards.  $100.00.
MAB 75:  Harris, Joel Chandler.  Jump!  The Adventures of Brer Rabbit.  1986, Harcourt Brace Jovanobich, Publishers.  Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket, Adapted by Van Dyke Parks and Malcom Jones.  Illustrated by Barry Moser, First Edition.  $15.00.

MAB 89:  Buckingham, Nash.  Blood Lines:  Tales of Shooting and Fishing.  1938.  Derrydale Press.  Limited to 1250 copies, this copy is No. 456.  Very Good Condition.  Nice inscription by the author on the first blank page.  $750.00.
MAB 90:  Barlow, Estelle.  Growing Up in the Depression and Other Glimpses of My Life.  1978.  Vantage Press.  First Edition.  Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.  The book is an account of the author's life during the Depression in Simpson County Mississippi.  $25.00.
MAB 115:  Graham, Billy.  Peace With God.  1953.  Doubleday and Company. Very Good in chipped Dust Jacket.  Inscribed by Billy Graham on first blank page.  $250.00.
MAB 116:  Conover, Charlotte Reed.  The Beck Family.  1907.  Dayton, OH. Privately printed.  Fine in clear see-thru Dust Jacket.  A scarce account of this family history.  $100.00.
MAB 117:  Crane, Sarah Schenck.  Crane Family History.  1911.  Elbert and Richardson Company.  Fine in fine Dust Jacket.  Tipped in photographs.  $150.00.

MAB 140:  Twain, Mark.  Huckleberry Finn.  1885.  Charles L. Webster and Company.  First Edition, First Issue, First State.  True First Issue and First State with all First State Points both major and minor, bound in its original publisher's pictorial green cloth binding.  Superficial rubbing with several small fabric holes and fabric looseness.  Light rubbing to spine with small chip to top of spine.  Despite its wear, it is still a solid, complete First Edition, frontispiece with tissue guard and beige end papers.  366 printed pages with 174 illustrations.  Extremely rare.  $15,000.00.
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MAB 161:  Dryden, Charles W., Lieutenant Colonel.  A-TRAIN:  Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman.  1997.  University of Alabama Press.  Very good, in very good dust jacket.  Inscribed by the author, Chuck "A-Train" Dryden."  $50.00.

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