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1 Stuart, Jesse 32 VOTES BEFORE BREAKFAST: Politics At The Grass Roots, As Seen In Short Stories By Jesse Stuart
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1974). 07062299X First edition. Hardcover. Faint tape stains on the covers with a large glue stain on the front endpaper and small tape stains to endpapers else very good plus; in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Stuart, Jesse A JESSE STUART READER: Stories and Poems Selected and Introduced by Jesse Stuart
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1963). B0006AYLE0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's stamp to the front free endpaper, mild bumping to lower corner tips, else near fine in yellow cloth with a brown, teal, and tan stamped device of a farmer, plow, and mules; no dust jacket. 
Foreword by Max Bogart. Commentary and study questions by Ella DeMers. A collection of the best short stories, biographical pieces, and poetry by the revered regional writer from the hills of Kentucky. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Stuart, Jesse BEYOND DARK HILLS: A Personal Story
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1938. First edition. Six black-and-white illustrations by Ishmael. Hardcover. Very good plus: owner's name to front pastedown, mild foxing to page edges and endpapers, light rubbing and hint of fading to spine, minor shelfwear; bound in pebbled green cloth with gilt scenic device to spine, gilt title to cover; lacking dust jacket. 
Originally written as a term paper while Stuart was attending Vanderbilt University in 1932, this autobiographical work about his childhood in Kentucky was his first full-length prose work and was a key in his development as a writer. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Stuart, Jesse; Derleth, August; et alia; edited by Lee Lukes DECADE OF SHORT STORIES VOLUME II NUMBER 3
Chicago, Illinois: Decade, July-August 1940. Volume II, Number 3. Hardcover. Very good plus, with mild wear and a hint of darkening, corner crease to lower rear cover; staplebound within printed cardstock wraps. [48] pages. 
Literary journal specializing in short stories, with this number featuring pieces by Stuart, Derleth, Frank Brookhouser, Glenn C. Crooks, Howard Valyear, Morton Fineman, Maitland LeRoy Osborne, Charlotte Ketcham, Milton U. Wiser and Rose Mutolo. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Stuart, Jesse FORETASTE OF GLORY
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1946. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild spine slant, thus near fine in red cloth with black lettering and reverse blocks; in an illustrated dust jacket that is faded to the spine panel and shows some small nicks, tears, and dots of stain. 
A novel which began as tales of his hometown told by Stuart to fellow soldiers while in the Navy during World War II; a townful of characters react to seeing the aurora borealis and mistake it for the Day of Reckoning. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Stuart, Jesse FORETASTE OF GLORY
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1946. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus, with owner's name and address to rear pastedown and front free endpaper; in a worn, lightly nicked dust jacket that shows fading to the spine and tape residue to the upper spine. 
A novel about a night in 1941 when the citizens of the town of Blakesburg are able to see the Aurora Borealis and think it is Judgment Day. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Stuart, Jesse HIE TO THE HUNTERS
New York: Whittlesey House, (1950). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in tan cloth with dark-red spine titles; in a very good plus, illustrated dust jacket with chipping to the crown of the spine, a tear and associated crease to the upper front panel, soiling and a minor stain to the rear panel. 
The story of two boys who become friends in a small Kentucky hill-town while a feud between tobacco growers and fox hunters pits their neighbors against each other. Presentation copy, warmly incribed, dated, and SIGNED by the author upon publication! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 (Stuart, Jesse). Foster, Ruel E. JESSE STUART
New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1968). 0805707042 / 9780805707045 First edition. Twayne United States Author Series #140. Hardcover. About near fine: light wear to the covers, fading to the blue endpapers, very mildly bumped corner tips, penned addition to the Chronology on page 15; in a lightly worn and age-toned dust jacket. 
Scarce critical study of the life and works of the popular regional author, including sections on his autobiographical writings, poetry, short stories, and novels. 168 pages, chronology, notes and references, selected bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 (Stuart, Jesse). Clarke, Mary Washington JESSE STUART'S KENTUCKY
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1968). 007011238X / 9780070112384 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in olive cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in an about near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket with blue line bleed-through to the flaps (from old-style jacket protector), and some light creasing to edges of rear panel. 
A biography and critical study of the writer from the hills of Kentucky, including an extended section on his life as a teacher and an advocate for education. 240 pages, awards and honors, bibliographical commentary, books by Stuart, and an index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Stuart, Jesse KENTUCKY IS MY LAND
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in pale terracota cloth with spine titles gilt; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor soiling and two tiny closed edge tears to the lower rear panel. An unusually attractive copy. 
Collection of eighty-four poems that reaffirms Jesse Stuart's passionate love for the Kentucky land in which he grew up. This copy bears Stuart's full-page SIGNED and dated inscription (somewhat faded) to the front endpaper. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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11 Stuart, Jesse MR. GALLION'S SCHOOL
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1967). Second printing. Hardcover. Tape shadows to the covers and a small address label on the front endpaper with a very slight glue stain to rear endpaper else near fine in a nice dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Stuart, Jesse TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1943. First edition. In full terra-cotta cloth, lettered in black to front cover and spine; in pictorial dust jacket with artwork by Ishmael. Hardcover. Very good plus: lightly bumped corner tips, owner's discreet signature to front free endsheet, mild fading to upper corner of rear cover, faint soiling to page edges; dust jacket shows shallow chipping at spine ends, rubbing, nicking, short edge tears. 
One of Stuart's most popular novels begins with the burial of the Tussie's soldier son who has been killed in World War II, but whose G.I. insurance money allows the family to move into the nicest house in town. Thomas Jefferson Southern Award-winner. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Stuart, Jesse TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1943. 9997409140 / 9789997409140 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in red cloth with a hint of fading to the spine; lacking dust jacket. 
The Tussies are a clan of Kentucky hill people who strike it rich when their son, Private Kim Tussie, is killed in World War II and they receive his life insurance money, in Stuart's extremely popular blend of comedy and tragedy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Stuart, Jesse TAPS FOR PRIVATE TUSSIE
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1943. 9997409140 / 9789997409140 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to the front free endpaper, light wear, some fading to spine, two tiny dots of stain to rear cover, thus about near fine, in red cloth with black lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
This novel is a ballad of the hill people of Kentucky, and is both the boisterous comic tale of a lazy family and the deeper story of a group of people caught in the turbulence of social change, which foreshadowed post-World War II America. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Stuart, Jesse THE LAND BEYOND THE RIVER
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1973). 0070622418 / 9780070622418 Third printing. Black cloth with embossed farm silhouette to the front cover, and bright yellow endpapers. Hardcover. Tiny dot of stain to the page fore-edge, else near fine with the yellow top edge stain fresh; in a bright illustrated dust jacket that is very slightly nicked and rubbed at the extremities. Jacket design by Hal Siegel. 
Inscribed: "With warmest personal greetings and my kindest and very best wishes. Jesse Stuart" to the front endpaper. A Welfare novel of Ohio which a departs from the author's familiar Kentucky settings. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Stuart, Jesse THE THREAD THAT RUNS SO TRUE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. B0006AS100 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dampstain to upper rear cover, wear, bumps, owner's bookplate, stickers, and inked date to front endpapers, bookplate to half-title, thus very good minus; good only jacket: nicks, tears, rubbing, separation at folds, holiday sticker to flap, browning. 
The autobiographical story of Stuart's years as the teacher in a one-room school house in the Kentucky hills. The President of the National Education Association in 1949 described the work as "the best book on education written in the last fifty years." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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