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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

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Thomas Mann Briefe 1948 - 1955 Volume III

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

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Germany, S. Fischer Verlag: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20223

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


654 pages; Very Good/Very Good. THOMAS MANN BRIEFE 1948 - 1955 Volume III. 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 boards. 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 and back panels. Tiny label removal scar at spine. Tiny ... View more info

Our Revolutionary Forefathers - The Letters Of Francois, Marquis De Barbe-marbois During His Residence In The U. S. As Secretary Of The French Legation 1779-1785

By: Marquis De Barbe-Marbois; Chase, Eugene Parker (Trans. & Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Duffield & Co.: 1929

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14081

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


225 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Frontise and protective tissue. Spine and board edges are sunned. Tiny name/date to inside front board. Outside page edges are age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The French are perhaps the only people in the world who can be both polite and rude at the same time. Barbe-Marbois is not without this double-edged gift, and it adds to the interest of his memoirs. Barbe-Marbois is giving us tw... View more info

Adlai Stevenson, An Intimate Portrait Of A New Kind Of Man In American Politics

By: Martin, John Bartlow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7830

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


173 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Tiny bit of shelf rub to bottom edge. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has closed tear at top back corner tip. Tiny chip at top front corner tips. Light age tan at spine and flap folds. In protective sleeve. Stevenson is a new kind of man in American politics. The key questions about him are answered in this book. Biography. View more info

Jennie Volume Two The Life Of Lady Randolph Churchill The Dramatic Years 1895-1921

By: Martin, Ralph G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8352

ISBN: 0135097606

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


498 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Light shelf rub to bottom board edges. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at spine edges and flap folds. Now in protective sleeve. Having always lived on the crest of a wave, beautiful to the end of her days, Jennie died a tragic and bizarre death. But her brilliance dazzles once more in this enchanting, electrifying, fully ill... View more info

Today's Best Nonfiction, Volume 40, Kennedy & Nixon; Lifeline; Salt of the Earth; Amazon Stranger

By: Matthews, Christopher; Schomaker, Mary Zimmeth; Olsen, Jack; Tidwell, Mike

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16178

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book Club; 575 pages; Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition, Volume 40. Attractive navy blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Un-read tight. ISSN 08939373. 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. A laid in publisher's leaflet. Kennedy & Nixon by Christopher Matthews; Salt of the Earth by Jack Olsen; Amazon Stranger by Mike Tidwell; Lifeline: How On... View more info

George Catlin And The Old Frontier

By: McCracken, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13585

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


216 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Bright red boards with bright black lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Name to inside cover. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift. Beautiful full-color Indian paintings to back and front of DJ by George Catlin. Large coffee table size book, with 36 illustrations in full color and 131 in black and white. A Biography, ... View more info

Harry Truman, President

By: McNaughton, Frank; Hehmeyer, Walter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14430

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


294 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Light gray boards with red lettering. With portrait frontispiece. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Outside page edges are very lightly age tanned. A racial name plate to inside front board and name written on endpaper page. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. This part of our history, with President Harry Truman succeeding Franklin D. Roosevelt, during the middle of... View more info

Michael Angelo and Other Sketches

By: Merezhkovsky, Dmitri S. ; Duddngton, Natalie (Trans)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15227

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


184 pages; Good/No Jacket. Beige boards with red lettering. Very lightly aged tan to spine. Light foxing to top outside page edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Tiny name and date to inside cover. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine square and pages are clean. Michael Angelo, An Historical Study. View more info

Churchill: The Walk with Destiny

By: Miller, H. Tatlock; Sainthill, Loudon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1959

Seller ID: 16613

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Folio - over 12" - 15" ta; 256 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Folio size, beautifully blue decorated cloth boards. Beautiful artwork with carved detail of the coat of arms of Winston Churchill, Knight of the Garter. On the back cover is St. George and the Dragon, a detail of the Insignia of the Garter. Endpapers illustrated in a reproduction of a detail of the Battle of Blenheim Tapestry. On the front endpaper page is a gift inscription that is almost hidden in... View more info

Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox

By: Miller, John C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15879

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


659 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine pen. Attractive black boards with gilt and black lettering and design. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The period in which Alexander Hamilton lived was an age of great men and great events. In the United States, besides Hamilton himself, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and ... View more info

The Mentor Magazine - May 1927- George Bernard Shaw, Eugene O'Neill and Other Great Playwright Personalities

By: Moffat, W. D. [Ed.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, Crowell: 1927

Seller ID: 19439

Condition: Good


68 pages; Good condition. Soft bump at the corners. Outside edges of cover and page edges are age tanned. Lightly soiled on covers edges. Some shelf rub to white on covers. The spine is worn with tear to top spine TWO inches long and then extends to the cover. Full of excellent photos and articles about Joseph Conrad and his personal memories of Old New Orleans. The ads are fun to read, also. A great magazine. View more info

The Mentor February 1923 (Vol. 11, No. 1, Serial No. 240)

By: Moffat, W.D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH, Crowell Publishing: 1923

Seller ID: 19437

Condition: Fair


64 pages; Fair condition. Soft bump at the corners. Outside edges of cover and page edges are age tanning. Some shelf rub to white on covers. The spine is worn with small tears. This magazine is stapled together. The middle three pages have come loose from the staples. Full of pictures and articles about O. Henry. The ads are fun to read, also. A great magazine. View more info

Charlotte Bronte The Self Conceived

By: Moglen, Helene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17340

ISBN: 0393008886

Condition: Fine


256 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. The evolution of her feminism from Byronic romanticism. A major new biography fusing the making of literature and the formation of personality. View more info

E. Nesbit, A Biography

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Chilton Books: 1966

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19254

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


313 pages; Fine/Fine. Beige boards with bright lettering and designs. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A biography of E. Nesbit whose books for children have delighted readers young and old. Originally printed overseas in the thirties. This edition has a new introduction telling a number of things that had to be omitted from the original work, when so many of E. Nesbit's ... View more info

Our Presidents, Brief Biographies of our Chief Magistrates

By: Morgan, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17502

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


348 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges solid. Outside page edges are age tanned - with foxing. Some foxing on the first several pages. Name to inside front board. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Reprint of the Second Edition, with new material, in 1926. Illustrated with photos. View more info

Old Bruin Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry 1794 - 1858

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6198

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


482 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Just a bit of shelf rub at back spine edge and spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Solid binding. The American Navel Officer Who Helped Found Liberia, Hunted Pirates in the West Indies, Practiced Diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the Two Sicilies; Commanded the Gulf Squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the Steam Navy and the Shell Gun, and conducted the Naval Exped... View more info

THE BETTER ANGEL - Walt Whitman in the Civil War

By: Morris, Roy, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4655

ISBN: 019514709x

Condition: Fine


270 pages; Fine condition. As New condition. A sweet and powerful study of Whitman's Civil War years - The Denter Post. A balanced, insightful portrait of a complex man discovering himself and his poetry through the injured sons of the nation he loved - American History. View more info

The Legend Of The Latin Quarter - Henry Murger And The Birth Of Bohemia

By: Moss, Arthur; Marvel, Evalyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Beechhurst Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13782

ISBN: 1399711628

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


203 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Tan and purple boards with bright white lettering. Tiny name/date to inside front board. Outside page edges age tanned. Light foxing to boards and top text block. Solid hinges and binding. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The Birth of Bohemia, which originally started in France and life of Henry Murger. View more info

JOHN GALSWORTHY

By: Mottram, R. H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 6262

Condition: Fine


Writers and Their Work; 40 pages; Fine condition. NO creases. Solid, Clean. View more info

General Eisenhower on the Military Churchill, a Conversation with Alistair Cooke

By: Nelson, James (Ed) ; Cooke, Alistair (Intro)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15391

ISBN: 0393054039

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


96 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Tiny indent top front board. Attractive Black boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! The purpose of this conversation was to elicit from the Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, memories of his World War II comrade-in-arms , Winston Churchill. The aim was not a formal rememberance, but a personal memoir that would emanate spontaneously fro... View more info

Churchill in Memoriam, His Life, His Death, His Wit and Wisdom - (1874-1965)

By: New York Times Staff

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Extra: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15678

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages; Near Fine condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Ever so soft front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The portrait on the cover was done by Karsh in 1955. I, on instinct removed the cigar. At this, the Churchillian scowl deepened, the head was thrust forward belligerently and the hand placed on the hip in an attitude of anger. So he stands in my portrait in what has always seemed t... View more info

Uncommon Friends Life With Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Alexis Carrel, & Charles Lindbergh

By: Newton, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6784

ISBN: 0156926202

Condition: Very Good+


368 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Tiny curl at front corner tips. Gift inscription on half title page. No creases. Solid, clean. With foreword by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Trade Paperback. View more info

Paul Verlaine

By: Nicholson, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1921

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14080

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


271 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Frontise with protective tissue. Spine and board edges lightly sunned faded. Shelf rub at edges. Tee-niny bumps to corner tips. Newspaper clippings laid in (about or by Paul Verlaine) making a dark shadow on blank page. Outside page edges are age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. It is not easy to write a life of Paul Verlaine. It is not easy; and it is not quite necessary. The material is there , ... View more info

Solzhenitsyn's Religion

By: Nielsen, Niels C. Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7659

ISBN: 0840750919

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


164 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Unread tight. Light smudge bottom front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed on back panel. Tiny chip top spine tip. Small closed tear to back corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. No other single Russian Literary figure has received more attention in recent years than Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Here, for the fi... View more info

Frederick The Great: A Profile

By: Paret, Peter (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hill and Wang: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7861

ISBN: 0809014025

Condition: Near Fine


249 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. World Profiles: The books in this new series bring together the best biographical and interpretive writings on the lives of figures of international importance. Many of the articles, translated under the editor's direction, are appearing in English for the first time... Trade Paperback. View more info

DICKENS, HIS CHARACTER, COMEDY, AND CAREER

By: Pearson, Hesketh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4585

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


361 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Stated First Edition with C-Y. Lightly tanned outside page edges. Gift inscription on front fly-leaf. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Bright burgundy boards with gilt lettering. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has shelf rub at the edges with tiny chips. Spine is sunned. Now in new protective sleeve. The famous and witty biographer of 'Oscar Wilde'... View more info

Prominent Scientists - An Index To Collective Biographies

By: Pelletier, Paul A. (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Neal-Schuman: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12591

ISBN: 0918212413

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 331 pages; Good/No Jacket. Back hinge repaired. Shelf rub at edges of boards. Ex-library book with usual stamps and markings. Titles shown in Key to Books Indexed have light pencil of dewey decimal system numbers written in the margins. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This is an index to the biographies of scientists that appear in books. The books were chosen on the basis that they were collected biograph... View more info

Joan of Arc, By Herself and Her Witnesses

By: Pernoud, Regine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Stein and Day: 1969

Edition: 1st Stein and Day Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6926

Condition: Very Good


287 pages; Very Good condition. Name & address on first page. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Soft bump at bottom corner tip. Solid, Clean. This is a historical biography as it should be written. The author uses the letters, chronicles, and testimony at Joan's trial, to thrust the legendary aspects of this young girl's life into the background and create an alive, believable human being. Trade Paperback. View more info

Little Masterpieces - John Ruskin

By: Perry, Bliss (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Mcclure Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19571

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


191 pages pages; Good/No Jacket. Green boards with gilt lettering. Top edges of text block are gilt. Outside deckled page edges are age tanning. Three pages have a V like cut at the top edge. About five pages have some foxing at the top edge. Firm binding and hinges. Frontispiece with tissue guard. The Two Boyhoods; The Slave Ship; The Mountain Gloom; The Mountain Glory; Venice; St. Mark's; Art and Morals The Mystery of Life; Peace. View more info

James Madison - a Biography in His Own Words, Volume II, Illustrated - the Founding Fathers Series - Deluxe Edition

By: Peterson, Merrill D. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Newsweek: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14789

ISBN: 0882250507

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Fine/Very Good Plus. 1st Deluxe Edition. Volume II ONLY. Attractive blue full leather boards with silver lettering. Endpapers: Letter Madison wrote to Jefferson March 18, 1787. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has three tee-niny closed tears. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This is Volume II in a two part set. Volume II starts with page 209, Chapter Six and The Revolution 1800 and ... View more info

The judgment of Socrates, Being a translation of Plato's Apology, Crito, and the closing scene of Phaedo - Riverside Literature Series No. 129

By: Plato; More, Paul Elmer (Intro)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Seller ID: 18186

Condition: Very Good


92 pages; Very Good condition. Although the copyright date is 1898 it appears to be issued early 1900's - not late 1800's. Some shelf rub at the edges. Covers are age tanning. Pages and text bright and sharp. Solid, clean. The life, judgment and death of Socrates. View more info

An Invitation to Joy, Selections from the writings and speeches of His Holiness John Paul II

By: Pope John Paul II; Burke Greg (Commentary); Mejia, Archbishop Jorge Maria (Preface)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18837

ISBN: 0684870339

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


224 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Super. Fantastic picture on the back - Pope John Paul walking briskly, the wind blowing his robes, with that great smile and waving at you. In protective sleeve. Illustrated with beautiful photos on almost every page. Brings together a selection of John Paul's messages with the most poignant photographs documenting his life both before and after his election to the pap... View more info

Theodore Roosevelt, A Biography

By: Pringle, Henry F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5900

Condition: Very Good+


435 pages; Very Good Plus. No spine creases. Light front hinge crease. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Cover/spine is lightly age tanned. Solid, Clean. This biography won the Pulitzer Prize. View more info

Chekhov, A Spirit Set Free

By: Pritchett, V. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Soughton: 1988

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19206

ISBN: 0340374098

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


235 pages; Very Good Plus/Fine. Outside page edges age tanning. Name/date to front fly leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. Anton Chekhov must be regarded as one of the great names of nineteenth century Russian literature. V. S. Pritchett is the author of two previous biographies of Balzac and Turgenev. View more info

The Films Of Ingrid Bergman

By: Quirk, Lawrence J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, Citadel Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13346

ISBN: 0806504803

Condition: Very Good+


224 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! This book starts with Ingrid Bergman: Her Life and Career, and then goes into The Swedish Period when she made eleven films (1934-1940) ; then the International Fame, 10 years filming in America; The Rossellini Period - Italian films (1950-1955) ; Her come Back in 1956 with Anastasia and many other great films through 19... View more info

Benedict Arnold, Patriot or Traitor

By: Randall, Willard Sterne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Dorset Press: 2001

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16050

ISBN: 0760712727

Condition: Near Fine


667 pages; Near Fine condition. Gently read. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Set during America's Revolution War, this true story of political intrigue and human tragedy has too often been relegated to vilifying legend. View more info

Building the Bank of America - A. P. Giannini

By: Rink, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Encyclopedia Britannica Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16237

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


192 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Attractive red leatherette boards with bright gilt lettering. Name neatly stamped to top of endpaper page. 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 repaired closed tear top edge of back panel. Tiny chip at top corner tips. DJ is price clipped. Now in protective sleeve. Un-read tight. Modern banking in the United States owes its present character ... View more info

Mencken and Sara, A Life In Letters / The Correspondence Of H. L. Mencken & Sara Haardt

By: Rogers, Marion Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Anchor Books / Doubleday: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6052

ISBN: 0385419805

Condition: Near Fine


551 pages; Near Fine condition. Light bump to top corner. Very light shelf rub to spine edges. No creases. Solid, Clean. Moving and lively, an epistolary Southern beauty-and-the-beast - Kirkus Reviews. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE POETICAL CAREER OF ALEXANDER POPE

By: Root, Robert Kilburn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Princeton University Press: 1941

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4832

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


248 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Prior owner's name inside front board. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, pages are tight and pages are clean. Black boards with bright gilt stamping on spine. A series of essays which make up this book to give such an interpretation and appraisal of Pope's art in its more important manifestations... View more info

Sir Richard Blackmore, A Poet And Physician Of The Augustan Age

By: Rosenberg, Albert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14031

Condition: Very Good


175 pages; Very Good condition. Ex-Library. SMU name plate to inside cover. Card & stamp to inside back cover - never checked out. Very light age tanned to spine and edges of covers. Soft bump to top front cover. Solid, otherwise clean. This biography is a revision of part of a University of London doctoral thesis. The Life and Works of Sir Richard Blackmore, completed under the supervision of Professor James R. Sutherland. My indebtedness to Professor Sutherland is grea... View more info

The Little Flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi translated by T. Okey and Decorated by Valenti Angelo

By: Saint Francis of Assisi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon [N. Y.], Peter Pauper Press: 1944

Seller ID: 19678

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


156 pages; Very Good/ No Jacket. (1944?) Limited to 1850 copies. Slipcase, Good+ Redish slipcase bumped corners and modernly rubbed except one place at end near spine where irregular approximately 1/4 inch of cover rubbed through; small (1/8 inch or so) split at front opening on one end, both sides. Book has gray boards with decorated illustration. Spine age tanned. Top edge of text block red. Tiny, light stain on fore edge of text block. Small (about 1/4 inch) closed te... View more info

A Tribute to John F. Kennedy, , 1917-1963, Slipcased Edition

By: Salinger, Pierre; Vanocur, Sander (Eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.: 1964

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 17381

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


162 pages; Fine/No Jacket - In Fine slipcase. As new condition. An excellent gift! Millions of words were written and spoken about John Kennedy after his assassination. They were heartfelt and sincere words which reflected the agony of peoples and nations. But much of what was written missed the real John F. Kennedy. View more info

MAZZINI

By: Salvemini, Gaetano; Rawson, I. M. (Translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition by this Publisher; First Printing

Seller ID: 4918

Condition: Very Good+


Men and History; 158 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light shelf rub to the cover. Light front hinge crease. NO spine creases. Spine lightly sunned. The classic study of Mazzini's political philosophy, revised by the author for the present English translation. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Four (4) ONLY

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 5590

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


515 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Just a bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Light bump bottom back corner tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean and tight. This if Volume 4 ONLY. With 426 half-tones of photographs and cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Three ONLY (3)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6248

Condition: Very Good


673 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume Three. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would presume this to mean the book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume Two ONLY (2)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6249

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


655 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume Two. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would presume this to indicate this book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, The War Years Volume One ONLY (1)

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 20010

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


660 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. One book only - Volume One. Just a tiny bit of shelf wear at spine tips and corner. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. 1939 latest date on copyright page with code N.4.60 - I would assume the book was issued in 1960. Includes 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, documents. View more info