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Laughter in the Next Room

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1948

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16020

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


400 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive brown decorated cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Just a bit of light shelf rub to board edges. Light stain front top board edge. Name very tiny top inside front panel. Boards are straight, tip are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Lightly sunned to spine edges. Stated First Edition. The whole of this work, intended to consist of five volumes, of which Laughter in the Next Room is the fourth sequence. View more info

Noble Essences - a Book of Characters

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16021

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


356 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive brown decorated cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Name very tiny top inside front board. First Edition stated. Spine very lightly sunned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. This is the fifth volume of Osbert Sitwell's autobiography. The first volume is entitled Left Hand, Right Hand, the second volume is The Scarlet Tree, then Great Morning! Laughter in the Next Room, and now Noble Essences. The whol... View more info

Tales My Father Taught Me - an Evocation of Extravagant Episodes

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16022

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


206 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Attractive brown decorated cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Name very tiny top inside front panel. First Edition stated. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. After reading my autobiograpy, many memories emerged of my father and myself that I had been compelled to omit. It was not easy to write. It only remains for me to explain that the papers which follow are treated singly. I trust that in perusin... View more info

The Ministry Of Angels, Here And Beyond

By: Snell, Joy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Citadel Press: 1959

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19260

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


190 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Slipcase in Good condition. Tiny bit of shelf rub at corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Slipcase is torn at spine edge. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. A solid slipcase. A personal account of what lies beyond death. View more info

Secret Missions Of The CIVIL War

By: Stern, Philip V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1990

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 2255

ISBN: 0517000024

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


320 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! These are first hand accounts by men and women who risked their lives in underground activities for the North and South during the Civil War. View more info

RAZZLE DAZZLE

By: Stevens, Stella; Hegner, William

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Tom Doherty: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3909

ISBN: 0312853793

Condition: Near Fine


352 pages; Near Fine condition. TRADE PAPERBACK. Advance Uncorrected Proofs. SIGNED with a fantastic flare Stella Stevens on the title page. Back cover has very light bump top edge. NO reading creases. A Solid, Clean copy. Movie star Stella Stevens reveals the dazzling world of a public relations maven. Stella Stevens jumpstarted her career by posing as Playboy's centerfold in January 1960. She got her break in the musical Lil Abner and went on to sing duets with Elvis..... View more info

Saint-Simon Memoires (extracts)

By: Terreaux, Louis (compiler)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette: 1951

Seller ID: 11814

Condition: Very Good


94 pages; No readng creases. Text is in French. Bump to several pages at top corner. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Taken from Saint-Simon's Memoires. Saint-Simon was known as Diplomat and Author; died 1755. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Tireless Traveler, Twenty Letters to the Liverpool Mercury, 1875

By: Trollope, Anthony; Booth, Bradford Allen (Intro)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, University of California: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17272

ISBN: 0520037235

Condition: Fine


221 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. The elements of Trollope's practical nature are nowhere better illustrated than in his travel books and letters. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Empty Mirror, Experiences In A Japanese Zen Monastery

By: Van De Wetering, Janwillem

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1975

Seller ID: 8074

ISBN: 0395204437

Condition: Fine


145 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. A vivid, humorous, and slightly disilllusioning account of a Dutchman's frustrating struggle toward enlightenment in a Japanese Zen monastery. Insightful, funny... Trade Paperback. View more info

A Backward Glance, an Autobiography

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, Charles Sribner's Sons: 1985

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18652

ISBN: 0684183811

Condition: Near Fine


385 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. "It is said of Edith Wharton that she and Theodore Roosevelt were self-made men, and the saying pleased her. " "A Backward Glance" is Edith Wharton's vivid account of both her public and her private life. In his introduction to this edition, Louis Auchincloss calls the writings "as firm and crisp and lucid as in the best of her novels. " It is a memoir that will charm ... View more info

Where The Heart Is

By: Wiggins, Florence Roe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Christian Herald House: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10043

ISBN: 0915684039

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


131 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Bright boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has shelf wear at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This book is a valiant defense of the importance of women's invaluable contribution to society as a mother and a homemaker. It is the story of a woman who devoted eight decades of life to her love of family, and friends and her love of God... View more info

The Odyssey Of A Manchurian

By: Yang, Belle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: FL, Harcourt Brace: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7958

ISBN: 0151001758

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


305 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has a just a tiny bit of shelf rub to top spine tip and top back corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! Belle Yang returns to the rich lore of her father's homeland in this engrossing story of Baba's (father's) flight from his native town during China's Civil war, lavishly illustrated with her vibrant paintings... View more info

As I Remember Him, The Biography of R. S.

By: Zinsser, Hans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1940

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 16724

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


443 pages; Good Plus/Good. Red boards. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned - as are inside gutters. Soft bump at corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ is age tanned with a very darkened spine. Shelf wear at edges. Tiny chipping at edges. Several closed tears. Now in protective sleeve. A great autobiography of a physician who was also a philosopher and poet. Great reading! View more info