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Features true stories about the lives and times of nine children and adults whose contributions to their state's history span nearly two centuries. Whether building vocabulary, practicing conversation, or reading and writing about Dakota history, this collection of fun and informative lessons provides numerous entry points for language learners inside the classroom and beyond.
A treasury of family secrets exposes the seamy underbelly of Minneapolis—gangsters, gambling, brothels, and the social life of organized crime. A white police officer is assassinated in a troubled St. Paul neighborhood. Thirty-six year later, two African American grandfathers are convicted in controversial trials that force a city to relive a contentious past. A volume of reminiscences that portrays Dakota life as observed by a non-Indian teacher who lived among them. A charming boyhood memoir, featuring the antics of three generations of a large Norwegian Lutheran clan at their summer getaway in Minnesota lake country.
A surprising and compelling anthology that reveals complex realities—beautiful, infuriating, painful, and uplifting—as described by African American writers in Minnesota over the past century. A compelling novel of immigrant life, set in Minneapolis in the early s, by the acclaimed author of Giants in the Earth. A charming history of a small, isolated community that once lay on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. With humor and depth, letter carrier Wyckoff reveals the rhythms, secrets, and surprises of the thriving community that comprises his postal route.
A wonderfully readable mix of natural history, biology, lake dynamics, and fishing tips, this beautiful illustrated volume reveals the fascinating underwater world of a north country lake. Sustained by rich traditions, ceremonies, advocacy, and education, Dakota families are transforming the legacy of colonization and assimilation into a better way of life for their children. Join the St. Paul Bread Club as they fashion their favorite recipes, share tips and secrets that have long been kept, and build a rich community dedicated to the art of the perfect loaf.
A groundbreaking anthology that chronicles the emerging literary voice of a contemporary American immigrant community. Writer Marjorie Douglas recalls her idyllic, fun-filled summer days on Crane Island in Lake Minnetonka in the s when she and her two brothers spent long hours swimming, diving off the dock and from the ten-foot-high tower, slipping out of the house after dark for excursions with their friends, and exploring the island from end to end. Paul Athletic Club hockey team. This collection of fun and informative lessons provides numerous entry points for language learners and their instructors, inside the classroom and beyond.
A unique collection detailing the customs, traditions, and folklore of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota at the turn of the twentieth century, with descriptions of tribal organization, ceremonies that marked the individual's passage from birth to death, and material culture. A powerful and absorbing novel about the struggles of a proud North Dakota wheat-farming family during the Great Depression.
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Take on the idea, not the messenger. Don't use obscene, profane, or vulgar language. Stay on point. Comments that stray from the topic at hand may be deleted. I know this is a rare and sought after book. However; I would like to sell it. My name is kirsten. I came across an old book my grandfather has kept for many years. It was published in Its in german. The title is das nibelungenlied.
Im clueless on how to go about finding more info on this book. Im trying to sell it so anything u know about it wld b greatly apprectiated!. I have a book on the binding says wonders of the invisible world mather london Inside the first uncut page says tryals of several witches. The front page of the book has a note hand written in ink lot of the Menzies sale X underneath the script says something unreadable then by Ogden Goelch. Is this of interest? Sarina, To find out what your signed copy of Stride Towards Freedom may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
Is there a book library or somewhere I could donate very old books? I have books from the and s and they are falling apart. I do not think I am the person to care for them. Would people buy books whose cover had separated from the binding? It appears to be all there, but the cover is in poor condition, the pages have some foxing and some scotch tape has been used to hold the title page in.
You may be able to find out more about your book on worldcat. Recently lost a family member, in going throughthe books, i came across a lg. Lossing LLD. I live in N. Is there some place i could take this book for an eval.??? Look forward to hearing from you. This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have many old German books that belonged to a high ranking military General Auer Von Herrenkirchen. Among them are hand written letters and notes from High ranking Military leaders from the Franco Prussian War.
I also have autographed books from well known German authors from before I also have many many art prints and books of prints. There is a book from on chemestry and Nature that I can only find in Harvary Library. Where can I go for help on apprasials.. It still had the dust jacket on it. Steve, To find out what your books may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
However I have seen the same title and so on on the interweb, I have yet to come across any with the description of such as this. It, unlike the versions I have seen, is brown. It is also illustrated not in color and has pages rather than the usual The cover is indeed worn, but still clearly states with beautiful illustrations all in which it stands for. It also seems as though it was apart of a series originally.
The binding is still very well intact. The Edge has some wear but nothing severe at all. It also seems as though the cover is fashioned out of some sort of pressed fabric. Joleen, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Mahan, To find out what your book from Persia may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have a book called Garden of the Soul dated and it has a photo of the Pope back then. I want to know if the book is worth anything. I appreciate your time and consideration in this matter. I look forward to hearing back from you.
Bridget, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Wondering about the value of my volume set of Fielding, edition, pretty decent leather bindings. We have several old first and second edition books. We are trying to find the value of these two first off. Many more to come. I would appreciate your input please. For the first book, I would need the edition, publisher and date. The cover stamp is round rather than oblong as seen on all other books. There is the signature may be stamped? Frank Scholl and there is water-coloring on the outer edge of pages quite pretty in my opinion.
Can anyone explain why this is different than books I have seen on the internet? They are the same are they not? Luther, You may be able to find out more about your book on a used book website: abebooks , alibris , biblio , addall. My daughter in law has two books.. Cathie, Thanks for the comment. These books are not of high value and are something we would handle at auction. I have inherited many old books, none have dust covers. I am wondering if they have any value. Barrett , are a few of them. I would very much appreciate your opinion. Thank You. Jeannie, These books are not of high value.
I have a very old books in Persian leguage… this book is a prosnol library of shahjahan and on the last page for this book stamp of shahjahan available… and this books writed in hijri…. Caitlin, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have some old books published in early Inside the book there is a hand signature in pencil dated in Aug 23, All books have hard over in good shape. I was wondering what would the prices of these books.
Sarkar, Thanks for the comment. These old books are not of high value and are not something we would handle at auction. Is it of any value? Gray Thx for your web site. I, too, have books! Anything to it? These books are not of high value. My mother passed away last year and I got her well read hardback copy without dust cover of Gone with the wind, printed in Great Britain by London McMillan and Co Company. It has NO title on the front and the outside is green.
I can not find a similar copy anywhere on the internet…. Thank you so much for any input you can give me. Madelon, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Some say that it can be worth Is this true?
Martin,What is this one worth? How much can I get for this one? These books are likely not of high value. I own Missale Romanum, Pustet from in excelent shape Book is in original Latin writing, with ornamental borders, has tons of gilt illustrations, front page is gilted and there are 4 metal bumps, and on side two gilt brass buckles. How can I clearly be sure on its rarity and its value?
I am able to provide photos of book if someone is interested. Buri, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have a 2 vol set of books by author arabella argus title ostentation and liberality Published by Willian Darton They are illustrated and in fair condition Both are complete pages.
Jean, These books are not of high value. I have an old book and have searched for quite some time and am unable to locate the book. Title: Our Savior and Catholic teachings, first edition, publisher: gay brothers and Company, published April 19, Sincerely, B Smith.
Barbara, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. In good condition. Would like to hear from someone out there. Addie, These books are not of high value. This book has been signed by Andrew Johnson, president of the US. We just wonder if it has any value? Pingback: Resources for donating, recyling and reusing books AndrewMellen.
Does it have any value? Connie, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. We are trying to find someone who would appraise it for us. He has had it hid and put up in hidding afraid of someone wanting to steal it. Inside are recets inside the bible dating back in mid s. It also has locks of braided hairs inside, letters from congress. It is very old and fraggile. This is apart of our nations history and we really would love for someone to be able to apprase it for him.
It was handed down to him from his grandmother years ago and she never would tell him how she recieved it. Please contact me back. OH Yes….. Everything thats in the bible refers to the Booth family. Can you please tell me if this has any value and if it is something that you would possibly offer up at auction?
The auction is tonight and following is the link to images of the many and varied items. Rosewood clock, solid Pewter Chandelier, pottery, rugs…. But…there is a single collection of gorgeous antique books from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries with considerable value historically. Edith Hancock, great, great grandniece of John Hancock, married William Bill Bogart, and they had a charming daughter named Olive my ancestor.
I have some of his work separate from this collection. In fact, the family names are peppered throughout the books along with dedications from friends of other prominent Bostonian families. Fabulous array of Masterworks to Poems, Travel books and Speeches, and all gorgeously bound and untampered with. They are authored by the famous to more obscure sometimes even more interesting.
Many 1st Editions and some signed by authors. Highly ornamented and illustrated. I have a German psalter from It has some penciled-in births, deaths and tornado events from as far back as Leigh, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. My elderly in-laws lived with us many years ago, and because we purchased a larger house with lots of storage to accommodate them, we had no idea that they had left this whole collection with us. Had I known that we had a whole collection, we could have probably sold the whole collection for a good price.
However, we have 4 books that I feel are especially valuable. They are the Personal Memoirs of General W. Long, copyright ; Personal Memoirs of U. Grant, Vol. I has a message and his signature written by U. Grant himself. Do you have any idea what the value of these books would be, especially U.
Nancy, These sets are nice but do not carry a value range that would make them appropriate for a rare book auction. By the time this book was published, Grant was dead. Working with a generalist would probably still serve you well. Hello, I have an old book which was gifted to an ancestor in Rose, These books are not of high value. The leather has one slightly torn spot on the back cover. The inside pages are in excellent condition, with none torn or missing.
I would be very interested in knowing of this book has any value. Thank you for any information you might be able to give me. The letter is not valuable. What would be the value of this particular book? Margaret, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I acquired a very old David Book of Psalms with music. It has stictchings along the sides of it, very old, and the owner was documenting what she was doing dates back to What is the value on this particular book? I could send a picture of it if I had information as to where to send.
Please advise…. Becky, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. What would be the value on these law books? Becky, These books are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction. I have an oxford English dictionary, years old in hard cover and in good condition. This book is in my family since my paternal grand father went to England to complete his studies.
I would be very interested in knowing if this dictionary has any value. I will highly appreciate for any information which you might be able to give me. I have an old Thaliyola book Indian old book with leaf as medium containing Aurveda medicinal script. The book contains details about almost all the deceases its ayurvedic medicine its preparation side effects etc. I would like to know the approximate value of the book and the way to sell it through auction. Please give me information. Hi friend, could you send me few pics of the palm leaf book. I am into preserving old manuscripts.
I would like to buy it. Hello, I have a very old leather book that I believe was published in in London. It is: Spiritual Melody by Benjamin Keach. The book is on microfilm under British Baptist Material call M Any help with placing a value on this book is greatly appreciated. Donna, You may be able to find out more about your books on a used book website: abebooks , alibris , biblio , addall.
I have a first edition copy of Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant only one of the volumes though. I am having trouble figuring out how much just one of the volumes would be worth. Ally, This book is not of high value and is not something Skinner would offer at auction. Can you tell me what this book is worth? I has a dust jacket that has wear and tear around the edges.
I just found a box with a six volume set of E Phillip Oppenheimer mysteries. Tissue paper around each edition like a book jacket. Worth anything or should I just enjoy reading them? Go ahead and enjoy reading them! In that time, a VAST library has accumulated. We are beginning a major restoration this year and modern living not to mention my aesthetic simply do not bear so many books! Although I very much appreciate your suggestions for beginning a culling, I am unsure of where to start with so many first edition, leather bound, complete sets ranging from about to Some of them are obviously a wreck of mold and simply need to be burned.
Many, however, are beautiful.
I find it difficult to believe that someone with a love of a particular author might not want them. The sets, in English and French, are endless. I am quite sure most of these have no value to speak of, but I am still loath to just dispose of them. An additional minor complication is that many of the books were owned by the American Impressionist painter Frederick Freiseke, a beaumonde of his day in France. We have found books of great and medium value amongst the piles—which we do not intend to sell or we have already donated to museums—making it slightly more difficult to cavalierly discard at whim.
Do you have any suggestions about whether to even bother attempting to find a home for these books? They are too antiquated for modern libraries and not of great enough value to auction. It seems that if I or my assistant were to attempt to sell them it would be a full-time job to manage. What do others do in similar situations? I truly understand why no one has undertaken the task of dealing with all of them in generations! Kilmer, It sounds like you need a rare book expert to make a house call for an on-site consultation. Hi,unsure if this is best given to Charity shop,back to the Church of Ireland or sold to buy my family a new home!
Kevin, Books like this have very little value, even in good condition. I have a one of a kind book written by my aunt, Charlotte Doudna Friend. This book is a history lesson in music. We found these books after my husband dad passed away and we are unsure if they are worth anything: A book of famous Fairy Tales third edition , Tarzan of the Apes The jungle book with german swastika stamp , The second jungle book also with swastika stamp Would these be worth looking into?
Suzanne, These books are not of high value. It is signed by him, but the outside hardback have broke off. Is it worth anything and if so where would I be able to sell it. Dear Annette, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Muller…it has a time stamp of and a raised seal for a library…is this book of any value…thank you. We were going through my grandmothers belongings after she passed away and found a very old copy of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo.
The inscription on the first page has a Rdx over in the corner. It was given to a father from his children for Christmas and it is dated December 25th It is all in one volume and is illustrated. The cover has some wear on the binding and he front pages are a bit lose where the glue has disintegrated, otherwise the rest of the book is in really good condition. Any thoughts on the value or is it just a pretty book to look at?
I have found a small book, pages. Author is Tadeusz Boy-Zelenski. There is no dust jacket, nothing on the front cover. Morgan, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have no idea if they are worth anything. Dear Kandy, These books are not of high value. I have this very rare book of which I can find no 1st editions. Rivington ,, I was wondering about value. Dear Art, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Unfortunately, the cover is no longer secured to it, and the pages are quite brittle. Do you suppose it has any value, whether monetary or educational?
Dear Michele, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I havre recently come in possession with. A set of quarterly cumulative index, 4 books from They were being thrown out of a library. What kind of value would they have? Dear James, These books are not of high value.
Good morning. Both are carrying rifles. The pages are somewhat yellow, but are all still attached to the spine and inside cover sheets. Could you tell me if this has any value other than my personal interest? Many thanks. Dear Lou, These books are not of high value. Title page has New Illustrated Edition on it.
The tissues are there with each illustration. The book is green board with gold banner and gilded edges. There is slight cracking at the inside front cover seam. The date is I am just getting into about 2, books my mother left me. Thanks so much. Debra, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction.
I read about the advance editions, and determined by the address of the publisher that it was published from I saw a picture of the advance editions and my book looks exactly like it. Yet, a first edition of Treasure Island from the same company seems to be only worth Any thoughts? I have an old german bible that was actually made in chicago. I think it is from the s because the cover resembles others from that era.
Would you know how much i could get for it? I have 2 books that Im wanting to know their value. The first, is The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by CS Lewis, has its dust jacket and says, third printing It has a seal on the title page that says advanced copy not for resale for preview. Does it have any value to it? I have a very good condition Tarkington royal edition , I wanted to know the value of such a book, It is blue with a royal crest on the cover and is in excellent condition.
The title is The beautiful lady, Please assist me in seeking the value. Thank you much,. I have seen a Manly P Hall Secret Teaching of the Ages — It is the subscribers edition but does not have the page not missing where it shows the number of the book i. I believe it might be a printing that was made like an advance copy version.
I have a really small book by Fredrich Schiller titled Zum Todestage. It is like the size of a half dollar. I cant find it online and I want to know what the value of it is? I have a book pub by Grosset and Dunlap it has over Pages Its call The complete works of William Shakespeare with the famous temple notes. I just celebrated my 77th birthday, but I still remember finding this cocpyt of the The Joyful Life by Margaret Sangster when an old bookcase filled with books on assorted topics appeared at our home.
It came from the home of my grandparents, who had immigrated from Eastern Europe and probably only learned to converse in English after they arrived in Canada. In other words, this particular book probably had little meaning for them other than the significance of having a book-filled piece of furniture in their home.
But after opening the book it was the beautifully calligraphied gift dedication that fascinated me so much that as an adult, I learned the art of penmanship myself, from a former commercial artist who was in his 80s when I enrolled in his class. This copy was published by the A. Wessels Company in N. The only sign of wear on the books is what looks like age-related fading along the edges of the fabric at the top, bottom and spine of the book.
Any idea of the value of this year-old gem? All three Bibles one is actually a Book of Common Prayer appear to have gold edged pages, but they are actually fore-painted—I think that is the term. In any case, when one bends down the edges of the pages, a color painting appears. I am interested if these books would be valuable and also wondering if it makes sense to repair them. The spines are a bit weak and one front cover has come off completely. Many thanks, Ellen Elsen. Blue leather bound with gold embossing with some wear that I would like to find a value for.
Any ideas of what it would be worth? Or where I could find some info? I have tried researching it online, without any luck. I recently received some books from my great grandfathers estate. Some are the old Uncle Wiggly stories targeted toward children but i did find one gem. A mint condition copy of the Grapes of Wraith that is lacking an edition number anywhere in the book.
I was wondering if you could inform me to the best type of business I would approach about having the book reviewed. There are a few used book stores and i believe an antique store in the area near me. That is a huge difference.
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The book is called Lariat Letters by Myra E. Prepared by William Little, revised and edited by C. Onions, published in The first assemble it yourself edition of the shorter oxford dictionary. Is this of any value? Illustrations by Lynd Ward. Other than very minor water damage?
Help please. I have a book that i have just been able to find a very small amount of info on i haVE ONLY been able to find info on 1 page in the 10 years i have looked off and on online it is The works of Shakespeare complete i have not been able to find any images only one place had the info on the book right Frontispiece portrait lettered: Jackman. Other illustrations by R. World Manufacturing Co. Includes glossary. Description: p.
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