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Hell's Cartographers, Some Personal Histories of Science Fiction Writers

By: Aldiss, Brian W. (Ed. ) and Harrison, Harry (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 176


246 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny shelf rub at front corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! Super art work by Randall Richmond. We are an entirely new sort of popular writer, the poor man's highbrows. We wrote against the grain and were accepted against it... We had faith in what we were doing; individualists though we were (and are), it transpired that the faith virtually ... View more info

Katherine Mansfield - A Biography

By: Alpers, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14076


392 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive green cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Tiny name/date to inside front board. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. The biography of Katherine Mansfield, that is Katherine Beauchamp Mansfield. View more info

Cromwell Great Lives Observed

By: Ashley, Mauurice (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7459


177 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bump to front top corner tip. No creases. Solid, clean. Each volume in this series views the character and achievement of a great world figure in three perspectives; through his own words, through the opinions of his contemporaries, and through retrospective judgments; thus combining the intimacy of autobiography, the immediacy of eyewitness observation, and the objectivity of modern scholarship. Ashley has devoted most of his life re... View more info

Papa Giovanni Patriarca A Venezia (Pope John XXIII) - Italian Text

By: Bacchion, Eugenio (Intro)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Venezia, Editrice Triveneta: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13564


Unpaginated pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - with Slipcase. Text in ITALIAN. Illustrated with photos - Fantastic pictures. White boards with black lettering and black & white photograph to front board. Gift inscription to half title page mostly in Italian. In Fine slipcase in same colors as book only trimmed in red. An excellent gift! Completely full of pictures of Pope John XXIII from 1953 through 1958, including his diary for those years - monthly important events. Accompl... View more info

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The Life of Stephen F. Austin, Founder of Texas 1793-1836: a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: TN, Cokesbury Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15014


551 pages; Good Condition. One plate missing - facing page 18. Two maps - one a foldout and one a fold open - both perfect condition. Royal blue boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Gilt-lined upper page edge darkened. Tiny name to top inside board. Outside page edges heavily age tanned. Spine tips and spine edge are shelf rubbed. Corner tips are rubbed through - just at the tip. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Life of Stephen ... View more info

Robinette, The Dean of Canadian Lawyers

By: Batten, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16725


250 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Blue and black boards with bright gilt lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed at all edges. Now in protective sleeve. John Josiah Robinette is, without question, the most gifted courtroom advocate this country has produced. There could be no more fitting subject for a detailed biography by Jack Batten. Robinette is sure to win ... View more info

Bayard Taylor, Laureate Of The Gilded Age

By: Beatty, Richmond Croom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8170


379 pages; Very Good/Poor. Very sparse underlining. Book plate inside front board. Bright gilt lettering and illustration. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ is split at spine edge. Page numbers written on back inside flap. Chipped. Now in protective sleeve. Illustrated. The story of Bayard Taylor, lecturer, travelier and Author of nineteenth century. View more info

Stephen Crane, a Study in American Letters

By: Beer, Thomas; Conrad, Joseph (Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 16016


248 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Two-toned blue designed cloth with gilt lettering. Name very tiny top inside front board. Spine is lightly age tanned. Outside page edges are age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. In truth I had never expected the biography of Stephen Crane to appear in my lifetime. I had of course read his The Red Badge of Courage of wh... View more info

Thomas Jefferson: His Life and Words

By: Beilenson, Nick (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Pauper Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14784


63 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive blue, white and yellow illustrated boards with black and white lettering. Un-read tight. 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 two tiny closed tears top edge. Tiny bit of shelf rub at top edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Introduction starts with a quote from Jefferson: I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal... View more info

The Search For J. F. K.

By: Blair, Joan; Blair, Clay, Jr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 13263


695 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is shelf worn at spine edges. In protective sleeve. There is a classic description of the Kennedy political operation: his smashing successful win of the seat in Congress, showing why a Kennedy is such an awesome political opponent. The Blairs have made understandable the qualit... View more info

The Dream King, Ludwig II Of Bavaria, With A Chapter On Ludwig And The Arts By Michael Petzet

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1973

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 8420


264 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Faint foxing to first page. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. In this lavishly illustrated biography Wilfrid Blunt has skilfully portrayed the fantastic world of a strange and misunderstood king. Today he is remembered for some of Bavaria's most lucrative attractions - Wagner's operas (fruits of his quixotic patronage) , the opera house at Bayreuth and a serie... View more info

The Adventurous Life of Winston Churchill

By: Bocca, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Avon: 1958

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 15673


160 pages; Near Fine condition. First Paperback edition. No creases. Un-read tight. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. The incredible true story of the daring fighter, passionate rebel, witty, stubborn, clever man who saved England, and possibly the world. The true life story of Winston Churchill reads like the most fabulous adventure novel. View more info

Great Lives Observed: George Washington

By: Borden, Morton (Ed) ; Stearn, Gerald Emanuel (Gen. Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice- Hall - Spectrum: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14439


154 pages; Fine condition. 1st Spectrum Edition. No creases. Un-read tight. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The GREAT LIVES OBSERVED series combines the intimacy of autobiography, the immediacy of eyewitness observation, and the objectivity of modern scholarship. In George Washington, Morton Bordon presents Wasington's own words, the views of his contemporaries, and analysis in retrospect by leading historians and other modern observers to create a three-fold perspectiv... View more info

Album, Biografico Y Fotografico

By: Borges, Jorge Luis; Fernandez, Teodosio (compiled)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Espana, Alianza Editorial: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16464


87 pages; Fine condition. Book completely in Spanish. No creases. Solid, Clean. An excellent gift! Born in Buenos Aires on 24th of August. He had a long productive life and died in Switzerland of liver cancer. He was a translator at the early age of 10, translating into Spanish Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince. In his writings you will find the following: "Let neither tear nor reproach besmirch this declaration of the mastery of God, who, with magnificent irony, grante... View more info

The Young Jefferson, 1743 - 1789, Illustrated

By: Bowers, Claude G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1945

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 8509


544 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Spine gilt is fading. Front board gilt is bright. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Once the Revolution was forced on the Americans, Jefferson saw an opportunity for the creation of a new, distinctly American system for the better protection of the rights and liberties of all people... View more info

Chaucer And His World

By: Brewer, Derek

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13648


224 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Bright orange boards with bright gilt lettering. Beautiful medieval design end papers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Full of awesome illustrations; e. I. Paintings, drawings, stone carvings. Not only the biography of Chaucer but his world, Medieval England. This is not a book of Literary Criticism but it emboo... View more info

Christopher Wren

By: Briggs, Martin S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Falcon Educational Books: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15700


144 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Brown boards with gilt lettering. Endpapers are lightly age tanned. 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 is age tanned to spine. Very lightly age tanned at edges. Now in protective sleeve. Wren was far more than an architect. He was famous in his own time as a scientist, an astronomer, a member of the Royal Society and as a mathematician, yet he ... View more info

THE DEVIL DRIVES, A Life of the Fabulous Explorer Sir Richard Burton

By: BRODIE, FAWN M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1971

Seller ID: 18919


505 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. Some shelf bump and shelf rub at the edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Solid, clean. Discovery is mostly my mania, proclaimed Sir Richard Burton. Nevertheless, as Fawn Brodie shows in this splendid account of a Renaissance Victorian, he was a soldier, poet, translator, ethnologist, amateur physician, botanist, zoologist and geologist as well. View more info

The Adamses, 1735-1918: America's First Dynasty

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16794


244 pages; Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Handsome light brown on 1/4 darker brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Brookhiser's canvas starts in colonial America, when John Adams had to teach himself the law and ride on horseback for miles to find clients. It does not end until after the Titanic sinks - Henry had booked a room, but changed... View more info

THE WORLD OF WASHINGTON IRVING

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Book Club Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6258


387 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Light shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has small chipping at spine tips and corner tips. Very light stain on back panel. Now in protective sleeve. View more info

Somerset Maugham

By: Brophy, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1958

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6261


Writers and Their Work; 48 pages; Fine condition. NO creases. Solid, Clean. With frontisepiece. View more info

John Keats, His Life and Writings - Masters of World Literature Series

By: Bush, Douglas; Kronenberger, Louis (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18068


224 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Name to front fly leaf. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. A fine example of the best type of critical biography - Choice Trade Paperback. View more info

Rose, a Biograpgy of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

By: Cameron, Gail

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley Medallion: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17930


320 pages; Very Good condition. With 8 pages of photographs. Reading creases. Store stamp on first page. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump at the edges. Outside page edges age tanning. Daughter of a flamboyant mayor, wife of a brash, selfmade millionare, mother of a beloved President, Rose Fiztgerald Kennedy is one of America's most admired women. View more info

Winston Churchill's Afternoon Nap

By: Campbell, Jeremy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15394


432 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive gray boards with silver bright lettering. Just a bit of fade to bottom boards front edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A study of recent discoveries in biochronology, including why WInston Churchill juggled his wartime cabinet meetings so as to get a good nap after lunch. View more info

Pauline, Favorite Sister Of Napoleon - Illustrated

By: Carlton, W. N. C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14079


373 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Attractive blue boards with gilt lettering. Spine and board edges sun faded. Tiny name/date to inside front board. Outside page edges are age tanned with some foxing. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The life of Princess Pauline Borghese, Napoleon's Favorite sister. View more info

History Of Friedrich II Of Prussia, Called Frederick The Great - In Three Volumes Books 17-21 - Volume III

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Chapman and Hall:

Edition: No Edition Notated; No Printing Noted

Seller ID: 13771


Good/No Jacket. Vomume III ONLY. No copyright date. Bright blue boards with gilt lettering. Just a tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Names & date (1929) in inside front board. Crack starting at page 288. Outside page edges are age tanned. Tiny bit of foxing on title page. Solid binding and hinges. Some pages are uncut at top edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. Five books in this one volume, Nos. 17 to 21, on life of K... View more info

Karl Marx The Passionate Logician

By: Carmichael, Joel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7484


264 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Top outside page edges very light foxing. No creases. Solid, clean. Illustrated with photographs. This biography gives us an illuminating portrait of "a man in a strange kind of struggle, in its own way highly personal, whose consequences could scarcely have been foreseen. " In tracing the development of Marx's ideas, Mr. Carmichael shows how they were related to that personal struggle , and how varying interpretations of them... View more info

Tolkien, The Authorized Biography

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20412


287 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful as new book and dust jacket in protective sleeve. The authorized biography of the creator of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and The Silmarillion. View more info

THE LIFE OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1976

Edition: 1st Carroll & Graf; First Printing

Seller ID: 4247


304 pages; Fine condition. NO creases. As new. Solid, clean. Mr. Carr has done a beautiful piece of work here. Readers will feel that they have met an extraordinarily many-sided man. The combination of Carr and Doyle makes a notable biography - San Francisco Chronicle. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE LIFE OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4250


304 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. First copyright date neatly blacked out - Code A Y. Stated First Edition, 1949. Wine colored boards with gilt lettering. Spine fading. Light shelf rub at board edges and boards. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Pages are clean. Boards are straight and Spine is square. Illustrated with photos. A thoroughly satisfying biography which is highly entertaining not only on the literary side but also in the field of domesticity, psychol... View more info

The Making Of An American, An Adaptation Of Memorable Tales By Charles Sealfield

By: Carrington, Ulrich S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TX, SMU Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6090


Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has a little bit of rub at the edges. Now in protective sleeve. Charles Sealfield was an American writer who originally fled from Austria's repressive regime to America in 1823. He returned to Europe in 1832 and settled in Switzerland. He returned as an American, and thereafter wrote book after book, all of them about the United States and Mexico...his books influenced Mark Twa... View more info

Ben Jonson Of Westminister

By: Chute, Marchette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1953

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 6008


380 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Name on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Illustrated end papers. Literary biography of poet and playwright Ben Jonson. View more info

John Eliot's Mission To The Indians Before King Philip's War

By: Cogley, Richard W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: MA, Harvard University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7224


331 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Inscribed and signed "Rich" to another author on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny chip back bottom corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. This biography of Eliot, 1604-1690, also covers Indians of North America Missions, Massachusetts Missions History - 17th century. Puritans - Massachusetts - Biography. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Kennedys An American Drama

By: Collier, Peter; Horowitz, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Summit: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 8198


575 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub at top spine tip with tiny closed tears. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! When I read this book, I felt airily confident that I knew everything about the Kennedys worth knowing. This shrewd and absorbing narrative of the rise, flourishing decline and fall of a tribal empire has shown me how wrong I was... View more info

The Invisible Man The Life and Liberties of H.G. Wells

By: Coren, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20546


240 pages; Fine/Fine. Beautiful book and dust jacket. "For almost half a century H.G. Wells was an international literary phenomenon; the only writer of his time who could command an audience with both Roosevelt and Stalin. Unlike any other biographer of Wells, Coren paints a composite portrait of an extremely varied life set against the social and political background of the time. The Invisible Man delves deeply into the paradox that was H.G. Wells: the utopian visi... View more info

Edwin Arlington Robinson, The Life of Poetry

By: Coxe, Louis O.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Pegasus Publishing: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17231


188 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. No creases. Solid, clean. The Life of Poetry probes the life, mind and art of the celebrated American poet and offers a fresh approach to his poetry for readers of a new generation. Trade Paperback. View more info

J. R. R. Tolkien, Modern Literature Series

By: Crabbe, Katharyn F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18143


192 pages; Near Fine condition. First Paperback edition. No creases. Soft indent on front cover. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Solid, clean. In this complete study of Tolkien's work and life, Katharyn Crabbe first deals with The Hobbit, which established his reputation, showing the peculiar enchantment f Middle-earth. She then explains The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarrillion. Crabbe also analyses the scholarly work that brought him renown as a philologist and... View more info

Romance Of American Petroleum And Gas - Volume I - Illustrated

By: Crum, A. R. (Ed)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NY, Romance of American: 1911

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13315


363 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Very large coffee table size book. Shelf rub to edges. Boards are straight, spine and hinges are solid, pages are clean. Top page edges gilt, Red Leather and Cloth binding, no dust jacket; H.C. FOLGER JR. gilt stamped lower left corner front cover, four (4) tree/floral designs gilt stamped on spine with one between the gilt stamped ROMANCE OF AMERICAN PETROLEUM AND GAS and CRUM AND DUNGAN, floral end papers front and back. Heavy stock pape... View more info

Virginia Woolf: the Makers of Modern Literature

By: Daiches, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, New Direction: 1942

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15243


169 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Blue boards with black lettering. Spine is sun faded. Name and date to endpaper page. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Bibliography. Index. From Chapter 7: What, then, was Virginia Woolf's contribution to English literature? It was real, if in some sense a limited, one. She developed a type of fiction in which sensitive pers... View more info

Divided We Stand : A Biography Of New York City's World Trade Center

By: Darton, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 2000

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2148


241 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Shallow spine creases. A Solid, Clean copy. More than an eloquent meditation on one of New York's most recognizable architectural markers. Pops with luminous insights into the social, economic and cultural contradictions of a city and a time. A must read! Trade Paperback. View more info

The Miscast Barbarian - A Biography Of Robert E. Howard (1906-1936)

By: De Camp, L. Sprague

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NJ, Gerry De La Ree: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14683


43 pages; Fine condition. Excellent copy. Solid, clean. Limited to 900 number copies issued - This is #99 - 8 1/2 x 11 Paperbound book. The longest biography of author Robert E. Howard yet published - some 15000 words. Deals with the life and works of the creator of such characters as Conan and King Kull. Fantastic black & white illustrations! An Excellent Gift! Illustrated by Virgil Finlay, Stephen E. Fabian, George Barr, C. Lee Healy, Roy Krenkel, and has a cover draw... View more info

The Miscast Barbarian - A Biography Of Robert E. Howard (1906-1936)

By: De Camp, L. Sprague

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NJ, Gerry De La Ree: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20187


43 pages; Fine condition. This one is Un-numbered. Solid, clean. This is 8 1/2 x 11 Paperbound book. The longest biography of author Robert E. Howard yet published - some 15000 words. Deals with the life and works of the creator of such characters as Conan and King Kull. Fantastic black & white illustrations! An Excellent Gift! Illustrated by Virgil Finlay, Stephen E. Fabian, George Barr, C. Lee Healy, Roy Krenkel, and has a cover drawing of Howard by Charles McGill. View more info

The Films Of Spencer Tracy

By: Deschner, Donald; Douglas, William O. (Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Citadel Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13345


255 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light front hinge creases. No spine creases. Soft bump to back top corner. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. A small green spray on first blank page. Solid, otherwise clean. Several articles by people who worked with Spencer Tracy, like Stanley Kramer, director; Dory Schary; Tracy on Acting; A Tracy Interview; Biography of Tracy; A Captain Courageous by Bosley Crowther; Nominations and Awards from the Motion Picture Academy of Arts an... View more info

John Wesley - Great Lives

By: Dobree, Bonamy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7988


138 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Very light foxing inside boards, on pastedowns, and at fore edge. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Since the last half-century of Wesley's life is made up of a 'noble monotony, ' there is perhaps little need for me to excuse giving the greater part of this book to the earlier years, to the private rather than the public Wesley, to t... View more info

Rommel

By: Douglas-Home, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Saturday Review Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14771


224 pages; Fine/Fine. Attractive red boards with bright gilt lettering. An allied amphibious landing at Surcouf endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Sixteen pages of color plates, 100 illustrations in black and white. Of the greatest names in German military history Rommel stamds out as a man apart. His exploits during his years of battle showed a breath-taking audacity... View more info

Oliver Cromwell - A Character Study

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13876


252 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Burgundy boards with bright gilt lettering. Tiny name/date to inside front board. 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 is, specifically, a character study, not a history. My debt to Cromwell's own letters and speeches, as edited in Carlyle, I have referred to in the text. View more info

The Infernal World of Branwell Bronte

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1961

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15974


336 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Tiny name neatly written to top inside front board. Spine is very lightly sunned. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges very lightly age toned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A Biography of Branwell Bronte. Bibliography and Index included. View more info

Evenings With Horowitz, A Personal Portrait

By: Dubal, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Carol Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20015


321 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift. The author from such highly acclaimed books as "Reflections From the Keyboard" details a special friendship between two musicians, covers a lifetime of musical wisdom, and contains countless anecdotes of the musical world. View more info

Ladies And Gentlemen: The Presidents Of The United States

By: editor Of Atlantic Monthly

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly: 1984

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 12588


128 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Tiny bit of rub at edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The Presidents Starting with President Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, President Ford, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. These articles are reprints from prior Atlantic Journalism and reading them together to bring greater light as to how our country and ourselves were affected. Through these pages parade not only the Presidents themselves but the f... View more info

The Demilles, An American Family

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8794


248 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Bright royal blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has a tee-niny rub back bottom corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Big coffee table style book... 132 illustrations, including 32 plates in full color. View more info