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Rare Book Liquidation Sale! *UPDATED*

Greetings, readers!

It is my pleasure to inform you that I have the honor of handling one special aspect of the James A. Misko estate: rare books.

Sadly, I never had the opportunity to meet Misko — a prolific Anchorage author and co-founder of the Alaska Writers Guild, for which I am currently an officer — but I feel like I have been provided with unique insight into his life as an Alaskan author and bibliophile through his diverse collection.

This is where you come in.

If you have ever been interested in special and first editions of the works of famous American writers like Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling, or former presidents Ben Franklin, Woodrow Wilson, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt, for example, drop me a line! This is just a teaser of what the Misko estate has to offer, and I have been given permission to sell these books to avid readers and collectors in person as well as online. If you live in Alaska, particularly the Anchorage area, I would be glad to talk with you over the phone and via email about the items available. I still have dozens of books to go through, but if you’re looking for something in particular, let me know and I’ll tell you if I have access to it. If I do, feel free to make me an offer!

I am planning to list most of the titles on eBay (rather than AbeBooks or Biblio, which would cost me more money than I’m willing to spend up front), which you can find here (keep in mind that listing individual books takes a lot of time, and it’s bound to be months before everything I have access to has been listed). Most of the proceeds will be going to his surviving family, so if would like to provide a note of encouragement or thank you with your purchase, feel free.

In the mean time, please enjoy a few more shots from the treasure trove…

Available Books Yet to be Listed

The PretenderRobert W. Service
The Poisoned ParadiseRobert W. Service
House of FearRobert W. Service
Collected Poems of RSRobert Service
Rhymes of a RoughneckRobert Service
The RoughneckRobert W. Service
Bar-Room BalladsRobert Service
Rhymes for My RagsRobert Service
Songs of a Sun-LoverRobert Service
The Master of the MicrobeRobert W. Service
Lyrics of a Low BrowRobert Service
Rhymes of a RebelRobert Service
Rhymes of a Rolling StoneRobert W. Service
The Song of the CampfireRobert Service
When God LaughedJack London
John BarleycornJack London
Call of the WildJack London
White FangJack London
The House of PrideJack London
House of PrideJack London
The Sea-wolfJack London
A Daughter of the SnowsJack London
The Son of the WolfJack London
The People of the AbyssJack London
Burning DaylightJack London
Smoke BellewJack London
Before AdamJack London
South Sea TalesJack London
The Valley of the MoonJack London
Martin EdenJack London
The Mutiny of ElsinoreJack London
Bombs AwayJohn Steinbeck
The Wayward BusJohn Steinbeck
The Red PonyJohn Steinbeck
Cannery RowJohn Steinbeck
The Moon is DownJohn Steinbeck
The Long ValleyJohn Steinbeck
East of EdenJohn Steinbeck
Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck
Travels with Charley in Search of Am.Steinbeck
The Forgotten VillageSteinbeck
The Red PonySteinbeck
A Russian JournalSteinbeck
Journal of a NovelSteinbeck
Once There Was a WarSteinbeck
The Short Reign of Pippin IVSteinbeck
The Winter of Our DiscontentSteinbeck
Sweet ThursdaySteinbeck
America and AmericansSteinbeck
Oliver CromwellTheodore Roosevelt
The Roosevelt BookTeddy (int. Robert Bridges)
On Our WayFranklin D. Roosevelt
The Deer FamilyT Roosevelt, etc
Life of Thomas Hart BentonTeddy (ed. John T Morse Jr)
Looking ForwardFranklin D. Roosevelt
The Foes of Our Own HouseholdTheodore Roosevelt
Fear God and Take Your Own PartTheodore Roosevelt
One of Jackson’s Foot CavalryJohn H. Worsham
The Story of A Cannoneer Under Stonewall JacksonEdward A. Moore
Hard Tack and CoffeeJohn D. Billings
Confederate Operations in Canada and NYJohn W. Headley
Campaigning with GrantHorace Porter
The Narrative of a Blockade-RunnerJohn Wilkinson
Reminiscences of the Civil WarJohn B. Gordon
More to come, stay tuned!

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