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Composers of the Americas, Volume 5: Biographical Data and Catalogs of Their Works; Compositores De America Volumen 5 - Spanish and English

By: Espinosa, Guillermo (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Panamerican Union: 1964

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 14693

Condition: Very Good


107 pages; Very Good condition. Ex-Library. Usual markings, and stamps. Front cover has label Library ID, location. Strong, clear taped to spine for longer use. Solid, otherwise clean. In Spanish and in English with Introductions in both. Biographical data and catalogues of the composers. This is a reprint of the 1955 edition. Fifth in the Composer Series. Trade Paperback. View more info

America's Forgotten Statesman: Albert Gallatin

By: Ewing, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19312

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


305 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Signed Frank Ewing on Title page - but I cannot verify his signature. Outside page edges are age tanning. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Spine somewhat faded - but readable. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. View more info

Thomas Jefferson - Redivivus - Illustrated

By: Farber, Joseph C. ; Garrett, Wendell D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Barre Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13519

ISBN: 0827170173

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


192 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Large coffee table size book. Beautiful black boards with bright gilt lettering. Bright red endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has very light shelf wear at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Henry Adams once said: A few broad strokes of the brush would paint the portrait of all the early Presidents. Jefferson could be painted only touch by touch, with a fine pencil. Jo... View more info

Churchill and Chartwell

By: Fedden, Robin; Foreword by The Late Baroness Spencer-Churchill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The National Trust: 1982

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 15677

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages; Near Fine condition. Very soft front hinge crease. No spine creases. Solid, clean. The late Baroness Spencer-Churchill wrote in a foreword to this book: My husband and I lived at Chartwell for over forty years. The wrtten word cannot describe all that it meant to us, and to our children who grew up there. None the less, this guidebook sympathetically evokes the atmosphere of the house we loved and the garden that was made there. Those who did not know Chartwell... View more info

Becoming William James

By: Feinstein, Howard M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Cornell University Press: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7823

ISBN: 0801493730

Condition: Near Fine


377 pages; Near Fine condition. First Paperback Edition. Bump to back bottom corner. No reading creases. Solid, clean. Some comments on the structure of the book may be helpful. The story begins with a prologue set in 1874, when William embarked on a career that was to chanel his prodigious talents for the next thirty-five years. Questions raised there about the complexity of his character and inconsistencies in his bearing are explored in the remainder of the book. Well... View more info

The Life Of Dylan Thomas

By: Fitzgibbon, Constantine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 6726

ISBN: 0316284459

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


370 pages; Fine/Very Good. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Stark white DJ is price clipped. Front flap fold rubbed against a blue book, affects only the edge. Back panel rubbed at edges (no blue) . Now in protective sleeve. View more info

The Young Hamilton, A Biography

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1978

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6179

ISBN: 0316285943

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


497 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Soft bump bottom front corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub to edges. Now in protective sleeve.. An excellent gift! This psychological biography of Alexander Hamilton concentrates on the first twenty-six years of the statesman life - up to the end of the American Revolution. View more info

Young Winston, the Screenplay of the Film

By: Foreman, Carl; Attenborough, Richard (Foreword)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15674

ISBN: 0006130623

Condition: Near Fine


157 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Soft bump top edge of front cover. Solid, clean. Good screenplays make good films and Carl Foreman has written some of the best: High Noon, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Guns of Navarone, and now Young Winston. The author writes: I hope readers of this screenplay will find it of interest to compare it with Sir Winston's autobiography, My Early Life. If they do, they will have a most enjoyable read, and at the... View more info

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Mary Queen Of Scots

By: Fraser, Antonio

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte: 1973

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 20193

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


613 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. 12th Printing. Tiny ding to top front corner tip. Ever so light age tanning to outside page edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has very light shelf rubbing at edges. Both top corner tips have small chip. Now in protective sleeve. Masterly. It has power, grace and intense readability as well as authority. There are 46 illustrations throughout book. Mary is seen as an intensely feminine... View more info

Ezra Pound

By: Fraser, G. S.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Grove Press: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17246

Condition: Good


118 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. Underlining and Marginalia. This new series is planned to meet the need for inexpensive, up to date and readable introductions to the work of modern American, English, and European writers. View more info

LBJ Images Of A Vibrant Life

By: Friends Of The LBJ Library; Carpenter, Liz (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, Friends of LBJ Library: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13742

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. This is really Images of a Vibrant Life - that of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and not really a biography. It came about during the week following his death on January 22, 1973, from the many letters, statements, broadcasts, news stories, and eulogies made it apparent that his long service in public life and vivid qualities as a man and a leader left an indelible mark o... View more info

Behind The Ice Curtain, Abridged Edition

By: Gabel, Dina

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, CIS: 1992

Edition: No Edition Notated; No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 6102

ISBN: 1560621826

Condition: Fine


215 pages; Fine condition. Abridged Edition. No creases. Solid. Clean. An excellent gift! This is the vivid and deeply moving story of a gallant young woman who survived six bleak years of exile in Siberia through courage, intrepid defiance, tenacity and steadfast devotion to her faith. View more info

Mademoiselle De Maupin, Translation from the French

By: Gautier, Theophile; Rascoe, Burton (Intro)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1925

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20031

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


410 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Deluxe bound navy blue with gilt lettering and illustration. Top Page edges gilt. Very small written name and date to top inside cover. Short tear at gutter edge of one page. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A Preface by the author, to Mademoiselle de Maupin dated May, 1834, is very long, so here is just a line or two: Virtue is assuredly very respectabl... View more info

Churchill, a Biography

By: Gilbert, Martin (Ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1980

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15690

ISBN: 0385155875

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


192 pages; Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Illustrated endpapers. Gift incription on the front endpaper. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at back corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. Martin Gilbert is Churchill's official biographer and has an unrivalled knowledge of his subject. Drawing on the wide range of photographs, many of which have never been published bef... View more info

Falling Through Space - The Author's Journal

By: Gilchrist, Ellen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12948

ISBN: 0571151760

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


166 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Falling Through Space vividly explores the Mississippi plantation life that shaped Ellen Gilchrist as a child; the books, teachers, and artists who influenced her development; and her thoughts about writing and about life. Illustrated with pictures from the Gilchrist family albums. View more info

Jones Very The Effective Years 1833 - 1840

By: Gittleman, Edwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17228

ISBN: 0231030436

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


436 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Grey boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, spine is square, tips are pointed and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ has just a bit of shelf wear at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Jones Very, whose brilliant but disturbing personality made so stunning an impact on Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Bronson Alcott, William Ellery Channing, and the Peabody sisters, has never before... View more info

If I Ever Get Back To Georgia, I'm Gonna Nail My Feet To The Ground

By: Grizzard, Lewis

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Villard: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12593

ISBN: 0394587251

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


309 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Two-tone boards with silver lettering. Tee-niny bit of shelf rub to edges. Embossed blind seal to fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Lewis Grizzard is a Journalist, and he got his first newspaper job when he was 10 years old. (thirty-odd-year later) He is still in the newspaper business. There is a lot of anger and a lot of humor. Here he te... View more info

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

By: Hall, Trevor; Walden, Lord Howard de (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Colour Library Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18096

ISBN: 0862835682

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


192 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Huge book (10 x 14 1/2) Beautiful illustrated glossy boards - same as the dust jacket - back and front. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at top edge. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Illustrated throughout with photos from baby to Queen. The unique story of one who once refused the royal hand of marriage, and who bitterly resisted the prospect of accession, yet who ... View more info

John Milton, Englishman

By: Hanford, James Holly

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10057

Condition: Very Good


272 pages; Very Good condition. Price sticker shadow on front fly-leaf. Light front hinge crease. No spine reading creases. Just a bit of rub and bump to cover edges. Solid, clean. John Milton, Englishman is the work all scholars and many general readers have been awaiting. Here is Milton the great poet, Milton the liberal, Milton and his family, Milton the patriot and public figure. The book stands between factual narrative and interpretive criticism. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Mountbattens - The Last Royal Success Story

By: Hatch, Alden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13769

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


472 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Beautiful black boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration. Tiny bit of shelf rub bottom corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Illustrated with 35 photographs and a Genealogical Table. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. One inch tear at back top panel edge. Now in protective sleeve. Great artwork to cover. This three generation biography is unquestionably the most spectacular r... View more info

Grumbles From The Grave

By: Heinlein, Robert A; Heinlein, Virginia (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Del Rey / Ballantine Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20404

ISBN: 0345362462

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


281 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright gilt spine lettering. A beautiful as new copy. Fine DJ in protective sleeve. "These letters furnish an insight into Heinlein the man and Heinlein the generally acclaimed leading writer of speculative fiction. They also reveal why some things got put into, and many things got eft out of, the final form of his works. To the millions who have read the works of Robert A. Heinlein, this book should be indispensable - and irresistible." (fr... View more info

Bird of God, the Romance of El Greco

By: Hersh, Virginia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15290

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


332 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Blue boards with silver lettering and illustration. Spine is age tanned. Names and date to inside board. Outside page edges are age tanned. Some foxing top text block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. In the middle of the sixteenth century, the great Renaissance was drawing toward its close, but a new genius, Domenicos Theotocopoulos, to be known as El Greco, was born. His youth gathered... View more info

Dostoyevsky: His Life and Work

By: Hingley, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16469

ISBN: 0684159163

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


222 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Attractive olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Over 32 illustrations. Solid, Clean. DJ has small bit of shelf rub at back panel bottom edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Dostoyevsky's was a life rich in paradoxes, sudden reversals, and smoldering obsessions. His first published work was enthusiastically hailed and then reviled by Russia's greatest critic, Belinsky; condemned to death by firing squad for subversive acti... View more info

Charlotte And Emily

By: Hinkley, Laura L.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13879

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


376 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illustrated cloth boards with blue lettering. Small name/date to inside front board. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The life of two of the Bronte sisters. It is not a comprehensive biography, nor a comprehensive critique of their works, but instead to show how and why the works came out of the lives. View more info

Ladies Of Literature

By: Hinkley, Laura L.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13880

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


374 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket Illustrated cloth boards with green lettering. Spine a bit sunned. Name/date to inside front board. Green tint to top text block partially faded. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This Ladies of Literature is a wonderful history of women breaking into the predominant male literary field, beginning with Fanny Burney, who broke into English lit... View more info

Louis Pasteur

By: Holmes, S. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1961

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 6971

ISBN: 048620197X

Condition: Very Good+


149 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No reading creases. Just a bit of wear at edges. Solid, clean. Trade Paperback. View more info

Mountbatten, A Biography

By: Hough, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8274

ISBN: 039451162X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


302 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straght, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Great photos in a few sections. Here is the essence of the man, sailor and pro-Consul, standing four-square on almost every page, a hero certainly and by any yard stick one of the most memorable and extraordinary characters of our time... Trade Paperback. View more info

Herman Melville, a Biography

By: Howard, Leon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CA, University of California Press: 1958

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14487

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


354 pages; Very Good condition. One spine reading crease. Age tanned to white part of cover, especially spine. Just a bit of rub at edges. Name to half-title page. Solid, otherwise clean. The difference between this biography and most of its predecessors is that every opinion is buttressed with fact. For those who want to know the man himself, to understand the circumstances under which he wrote, to see him against the background of the times, this is the book - factual,... View more info

Herman Melville, a Biography

By: Howard, Leon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, University of California Press: 1958

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17328

Condition: Good


354 pages; Good condition. Reading crease. Age tanned to white part of cover, especially spine. Light age tan to outside page edges. Just a bit of rub at edges. Name to half-title page. Otherwise clean. The difference between this biography and most of its predecessors is that every opinion is buttressed with fact. For those who want to know the man himself, to understand the circumstances under which he wrote, to see him against the background of the times, this is the ... View more info

Stalin, The History Of A Dictator

By: Hyde, H. Montgomery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7737

ISBN: 0374269610

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


679 pages; Fine/Fine. 1st American Edition. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Using a mass of little-known Russian language sources, as well as such important manuscript collections a the Tsarist secret police archives, the Trotsky papers, and confidential reports from the British Embassy in Moscow, Montgomery Hyde has produced a biography that is not only readable but likely t... View more info

Lafayette in the Age of The American Revolution, Selected Letters and Papers, 1776-1790, Volume December 7, 1776-March 30, 1778

By: Idzerda, Stanley J. (Ed)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Cornell University: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18259

ISBN: 0801410312

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


487 pages; Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED on the Front Free Endpaper by Stanley J. Idzerda. VOLUME 1 ONLY. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is beautiful with just a bit of shelf rub. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This volume inaugurates a series that, when completed will form a rich documentary chronicle of the Marquis de Lafayette's role in the American Revolution, illuminating the experiences, thoughts and personalit... View more info

Skorzeny: Hitler's Commando

By: Infield, Glenn B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14770

ISBN: 0312727771

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


266 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Stated First Edition. Full number sequence. Attractive black boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub to top front edge. Now in protective sleeve. For decades Otto Scarface Skorzeny's exploits as a Nazi commando chief during World War II have made his name notorious. No less outrageous was his behavior after the war, when, far from abjuring hi... View more info

PRINCE ALBERT A BIOGRAPHY

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4197

ISBN: 0394407636

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


299 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny chip at front bottom corner tip. Albert - so long regarded as little more than the Queen's devoted husband - is revealed in this work of fascination and insight both as a man of intellect and complexity and as one of the most accomplished and influential of Britain's royal figures. View more info

TOCQUEVILLE, A BIOGRAPHY

By: Jardin, Andre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart: 1988

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4284

ISBN: 0374278369

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


550 pages; Fine/Fine. A Bright, Beaufitul, Solid, Clean copy. Although Alexis de Tocqueville visited the US only once, his Democracy in America is even today considered the most perceptive work ever written on American society and politics. This is his biography. View more info

Shadows Seen and Unseen Poetry from the Shadows: Works of Clark Ashton Smith

By: Johnson, Raymond L. F.; Winterowd, Ardath W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CA, HIH Art Studio: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20699

ISBN: 1424323762

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


94 pages; Fine/Fine. SIGNED by Raymond L. F. Johnson and Ardath W. Winterowd on Title Page. Illustrated boards - same as dust jacket. Works by Clark Ashton Smith, the Bard of Auburn. Featuring both poetry and art works by Clark Ashton Smith. An excellent gift for the collector! ; Signed by Author View more info

Mr. Nonsense, A Life Of Edward Lear

By: Kelen, Emery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TN, Thomas Nelson: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9353

ISBN: 084076278X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


128 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has some shelf rub to bottom spine tip and corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub to panels. Price clipped. Fantastic art work! Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Biography of a nineteenth century Englishman known for his nonsense verse and limericks. View more info

The Truth About Hillary, What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President

By: Klein, Edward

Price: $23.00

Publisher: NY, Sentinel: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13059

ISBN: 1595230068

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


305 pages; Fine/Fine. New. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! For more than a decade, countless journalists and biographers have struggled to pin down the character of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Yet despite all the scrutiny, no, until now, has explained her many contradictions and deceptions. View more info

Life, Writings and Correspondence of George Borrow (1803-1881), Based on Official and Other Authentic Sources, Volume II

By: Knapp, William I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 17557

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 392 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume II ONLY. Ex-Library with stamps, labels, pocket and spine pen. Cover is shelf rubbed at edges, spine tips and corner tips. Crack at front inside hinge - easily repairable. Frontise with tissue guard. Illustrated (7). Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Life, Writings and Correspondence of George Borrow (1803-1881), Based on Official and Other Authentic Sources, Volume II. View more info

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791, The Life, Times, & Music Series

By: Koerner, Julie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2263

ISBN: 096271349x

Condition: Fine


72 pages; Fine condition. As New condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Fantastic information on The Life, Times & Music of Mozart. Illustrated with photos. Trade Paperback. View more info

Samuel Johnson

By: Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8502

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


597 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Name inside front board. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Bright red boards with bright gilt lettering on spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Since the time of Boswell's biography of Johnson, there has been his cult that has never ceased to function and today there is probably no other English man of letters except Shakespeare whom so many people acknowledge as the chi... View more info

Today's Best Nonfiction, Volume 35, Katharine Hepburn; Along the Edge of America; Diary of a Survivor; Skygods

By: Leaming, Barbara; Jenkins, Peter; Rodriguez, Ana; Garvin, Glenn; Gandt, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17069

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book Club; 575 pages; Stated First Edition, Volume 35. Attractive navy blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Un-read tight. ISSN 08939373. A recap leaflet of the four stories laid in. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent Gift! A blue silk ribbon page marker. Katharine Hepburn; Along the Edge of America by Peter Jenkins; Diary of a Survivor - Nineteen Years in a Cuban Women's P... View more info

Oscar Wilde Discovers America (1882)

By: Lewis, Lloyd; Smith, Henry Justin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace: 1936

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15973

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


462 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Attractive black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Tiny name neatly written to top inside front panel. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Many fine illustrations throughout. Oscar Wilde was born on October 16, 1854, in Dublin, the son of Sir William Wilde, an Irish Oculist remarkable for professional skill and personal untidiness, and of Lady Jane Algee Wilde, ... View more info

Lorenzo the Magnificent

By: Loth, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Brentano's: 1929

Seller ID: 16956

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


330 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Very attractive brown cloth boards with silver lettering. Name to top inside board. Sunned to spine and board edges. Pages are very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Lorenzo de' Medici (January 1, 1449 to April 1492) was an Italian statesman and ruler of the Florentine Republic during the Italian Renaissance. He was the most remarkable public figure of his time. Not only a wily ... View more info

Book Of Saints - Part 3 - Super Heroes Of God

By: Lovasik, Rev. Lawrence G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Catholic Book Publishing Co.: 1982

Seller ID: 3003

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages; Near Fine condition. Assumed first edition - no printing noted. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. One page Bio of the saints - St. Francis De Sales, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Isadore, St. John The Baptist, St. Benedict, St. Clare, St. Bernard, St. Augustine, St. Charles Borromeo, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Elizabeth, St. Cecilia, St. Cahterine Laboure, St. Francis Xavier, St. John of the Cross and Our Lady, Queen of all Saints. View more info

Mr. Roosevelt - Illustrated

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14431

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light blue boards with black lettering. With portraits and pictures throughout. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Name and date to inside front board. Spine lightly faded. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, and pages are clean. This book is part of our history, in a very general way, but is the biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt more specifically. The author states he has ... View more info

John Huston, A Biography

By: Madsen, Axel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2188

ISBN: 0385110707

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


280 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Remainder. Name/Date on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has crinkled spine tips with tiny chips. Tiny chip on each corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. This is a biography of one of Hollywood's most prolific and talented filmmakers, a movie director - actor - writer who has always lived the part. Great photo of Huston on the cover. View more info

Mrs. Paine's Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy

By: Mallon, Thomas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14866

ISBN: 0375421173

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


212 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Attractive black boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is great! Back, inside, flapfold of DJ has been folded over (dog-eared) on bottom. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Nearly forty years have passed since Ruth Hyde Paine, a Quaker housewife in surburban Dallas, offered shelter and assistance to a young man named Lee Harvey Oswald and his Russian wife, ... View more info

Personal Background

By: Mallory, Philip Rogers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, P. R. Mallory: 1941

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14325

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


84 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Blue and light tan boards with black lettering. Navy endpapers. Light shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Strong hinges, tight binding. Fortunately, my forefathers were good pioneer stock who believed in rugged individualism. Their creed was that the only way to succeed was through hard, creative work. At Mystic, Connecticut and later in New ... View more info

Today's Best Nonfiction, Volume 33, Long Walk to Freedom; the Kennedy Women; the Hot Zone; in These Girls, Hope is a Muscle

By: Mandela, Nelson; Leamer, Laurence; Preston, Richard; Blais, Madeleine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19518

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book Club; 575 pages; Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition, Reader's Digest - Volume 33. Attractive navy blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Un-read tight. A recap leaflet of the four stories laid in. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent Gift! A blue silk ribbon page marker. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela; The Kennedy Women: The Saga of an American Fami... View more info

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Thomas Mann Briefe 1937 - 1947 Volume II

By: Mann, Thomas; Mann, Herausgegeben von Erika (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Germany, S. Fischer Verlag: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20222

ISBN: 3100481089

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-Library; 765 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Thomas Mann Briefe 1937 - 1947 Volume II. ALL text in German. Rated Very Good only because of University ex-library markings on back inside cover only. Goethe Center nameplate to front inside cover. Faint moisture line on front board. Brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has faint moisture crinkle to front panel. Light shelf rub at spine tips. La... View more info