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The Education of Henry Adams, an Autobiography

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1961

Edition: Reprint; Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 17977

Condition: Very Good


517 pages; Very Good condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Cover and outside page edges lightly age tanning. Solid and clean. Henry Adam turned a sagacious eye upon himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived, and (in the words of Van Wyck Brooks) revealed a phase of American history with unparalleled boldness and truth. View more info

The Selected Letters Of Henry Adams - The Great Letters Series

By: Arvin, Newton (Ed, Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus and Young: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13729

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


279 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Gray boards with bright gilt lettering. Soft bump to top spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub at edges. Tiny closed tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Despite his denials, Henry Adams was one of the best educated figures of his time, the great post Civil War period of American expansion. Historian, editor, world traveler, distinguished family, he w... View more info

Days Of Grace, A Memoir

By: Ashe, Arthur; Rampersad, Arnold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 8158

ISBN: 0679423966

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


317 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny closed tear bottom front edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A remarkable and inspiring memoir by a remarkable and inspiring human being: Arthur Ashe, embodiment of courage and grace in every aspect of his life, from his triumphs as a great tennis champion and his determined social activism to his ordeal in the face of death, a casuality o... View more info

The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin - The Unmutilated And Correct Version

By: Bigelow, John (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putman's Sons:

Seller ID: 13792

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


325 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. No copyright date or printing noted. Burgandy boards with faded gilt lettering. Tiny name/date (1927) to inside front board. Outside page edges are age tanned. Light foxing top text block. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Whatever Franklin wrote seems to have been conceived upon a scale which embraced the whole human race as well as the individual or class to whom it was specifically addressed, th... View more info

My Kingdom of Books

By: Booth, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, Lolfa: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19791

ISBN: 0862434955

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


318 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright green board with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. In this autobiography, Richard Booth recounts his world-wide search for books, taking us from gambling bookshops in Las Vegas to miners' libraries in South Wales, from affluent monasteries in Hollywood to idyllic Book Villages in deepest France. His insights into the trade are fascinating,... View more info

Time Present, Time Past a Memoir

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15777

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


443 pages; Fine/Fine. Attractive black on red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! In a memoir at once deeply felt, lively, and astute, Bill Bradley talks about his life, his country, his role in government, and his hopes for the American future. View more info

Call it Experience, The Years of Learning How to Write

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17554

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 239 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-library with stamps, name plates, pocket and spine pen. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Autobiography. View more info

Getting Better All The Time

By: Carpenter, Liz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10540

ISBN: 0671611577

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


304 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Full number sequence. Beautiful purple boards with silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Un-clipped DJ has small price sticker remnant on spine. In Protective sleeve. An excellent gift! I am still the same person I have always been, the child wading in Salado creek, writing school songs in Austin, attending the University of Texas, going to Washington as a cub reporter, working in the Whit... View more info

Frontiers and Wars, His Four Early Books, Edited Into One Volume

By: Churchill, Winston S. , Rt. Hon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1972

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 15688

Condition: Very Good


603 pages; Very Good condition. Four early books abridged into one volume. Very light reading creases. Just a bit of rub to edges. Outside page edges are very lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Originally published 1962 in Churchill's own words. Frontiers and Wars is about: The Malakand Field Force, military operations, etc; The River War including the Rebellion of the Mahdi, the operations of the 1st of September, the Battle of Omdurman, 2 September 1898; London to Ladys... View more info

Professional Secrets: an Autobiography of Jean Cocteau, Drawn from His Lifetime Writings

By: Cocteau, Jean; Phelps, Robert; Howard, Richard (Trans)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16527

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


331 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrated. Ex-library with stamps, very light spine pen, no pocket. Faint stain to front board. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This is Jean Cocteau's autobiography as drawn from his lifetime writings, by Robert Phelps. Phelps also writes an opening Remembering Cocteau. The book is full of pictures of Cocteau, his family, early life and later, and his own car... View more info

Time Change, An Autobiography

By: Cooke, Hope

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12637

ISBN: 0671412256

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


286 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Red boards with bright gilt lettering. A remainder stamp to bottom outside page edges. Light smudge in the margin of page 177. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ has shelf wear at edges, with closed repaired tear to back panel. Now in protective sleeve. A wise, lyrical and funny book, Time Change is the story of the education of a woman. A precocious American girl growing up in upp... View more info

Edward Lear, Landscape Painter and Nonsense Poet 1812-1888

By: Davidson, Angus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Ltd: 1950

Edition: 1st Penguin Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16024

ISBN: 0719518040

Condition: Good


256 pages; Good condition. Trade Paperback. Light reading creases. Name neatly written very small to top inside cover. White part of cover including part of spine and edges are age tanned. Just a bit rubbed to spine edges, tips and corner tips. Illustrated in humorous reproduced drawings. Lightly bumped to corners. Outside page edges are age tanned. The name of Edward Lear, as a nonsense writer, is known wherever the English language is spoken; his Limericks have had cou... View more info

Paper Trail - Essays

By: Dorris, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harpercollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13041

ISBN: 0060169710

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


371 pages; Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive burgandy boards with shiny gilt lettering and design. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! In Paper Trail, Dorris reminisces about the mother and grandmother who raised him, recalling the time he and his mother went backstage in Louisville to meet Tyrone Power. A remarkably diverse collection, Paper Trail offers the unique pe... View more info

The Way Home : Scenes From A Season, Lessons From A Lifetime

By: Dunow, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 2001

Seller ID: 3721

ISBN: 0767907337

Condition: Fine


Galley/Proof; (6 x 9 1/4); (pgs. 195) Fine - As New condition. NO reading creases. Un-read Tight. A Solid, Clean copy. Beautifully Illustrated Original Wraps. BOUND MANUSCRIPT. An Excellent Gift. Soft cover - not a hard cover book. View more info

Today's Best Nonfiction, Volume 34, Circle of Fire; the Camera Never Blinks Twice; Nuremberg; Autobiography of a Face

By: Egginton, Joyce; Rather, Dan; Persico, Joseph E. ; Grealy, Lucy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16174

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book Club; 575 pages; Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition, Volume 34. 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. Circle of Fire - Murder and betrayal in the Swiss Nanny Case; The Camera Never Blinks Twice - The Further Adv... View more info

Icebreaker, The Autobiography Of Rudy Galindo

By: Galindo, Rudy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3333

ISBN: 0671003917

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages; Near Fine condition. One page was dogeared. Gift Quality. Rumor has had it that many male figure skaters are homosexual. Galindo was the first to declare his gay orientation; his sometimes startling candor is revealed throughout this autobiography: "When I had sex for the first time, I didn't know I needed to practice safe sex, you might find that hard to believe. But I was completely immersed in my skating." Trade Paperback. 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

Memoirs And Selected Letters (library Of America) Two Volumes

By: Grant, Ulysses S. ; McFeely, Mary D. (editor) ; McFeely, William S. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Library of America, The: 1990

Seller ID: 3694

ISBN: 0940450585

Condition: Very Good+


Galley/Proof; (6 x 9 1/4); (pgs. Vol 1 602 - Vol II 597 - total 1199) Very Good Plus condition. NO hinge or spine reading creases. It appears these were working Proofs. Various underlining throughout - and some pages dog eared. BOUND GALLEY in two parts - although the finished book appeared in one volume. Uncorrected Proofs. Soft cover - not a hard cover book. View more info

ELY - An Autobiography

By: Green, Ely

Price: $15.00

Publisher: GA, University of Georgia Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 5708

ISBN: 0820312347

Condition: Near Fine


246 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. No markings. Very light shelf rub at spine edge. An excellent gift! A touching and unforgettable memoir. Here in microcosm is all that was (and is) right about the South and wrong about the South, and the U.S. in its treatment of the Negro. It is both beautiful and terrible; the love in it and the terrible reproach is enough to wring the heart - Walker Percy. Trade Paperback. View more info

Enterprise

By: Grey, Jerry; Foreword by Isaac Asimov

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Wm. Morrow & Co.: 1979

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 150

ISBN: 0688034624

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


288 pages; First Edition with Full Number Sequence. FINE/FINE. Boards are Straight and Tips are Pointed. DJ has tee-niny closed tear at corner of bottom spine tip. A Bright, Beautiful, Tight, Clean copy. An Excellent Gift! This book is the story of real people who made dreams come true and are utterly revolutionizing space flight... it is told by someone who's lived the story... View more info

Some Memories Of A Long Life, 1854-1911

By: Harlan, Malvina Shanklin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 2002

Seller ID: 3735

ISBN: 0679642625

Condition: Fine


Galley/Proof; 12mo ; (pgs. 228) Fine - As New condition. Un-read Tight. NO reading creases. A Solid, Clean copy. Beautifully Illustrated Original Wraps. Advance Uncorrected Reader's Edition. An Excellent Gift. Soft cover - not a hard cover book. View more info

A Wayward Quest, the Autobiography of Theresa Helburn

By: Helburn, Theresa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16601

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 344 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-library with stamps, book plate, Spine label pen, Date Due slip and pocket. First Edition stated. Spine lightly faded. Last page and half-title page very lightly yellowed as if newpaper article had been there. Small, light soil spot to back board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Many illustrations with pictures of author with various people of the stage, and the Theater G... View more info

The Lord God Made Them All

By: Herriot, James

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19790

ISBN: 0312498349

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


373 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Outside page edges ever so lightly age tanning. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Dust jacket lightly age tanning. Tiny chip at top and bottom edge of back panel. Tiny closed tear on top edge of back panel. Now in protective sleeve. The warm and joyful sequel to All Things Wise and Wonderful. View more info

Equal Partners, A Physician's Call For A New Spirit Of Medicine

By: Heymann, Jody

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7255

ISBN: 0316359939

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


257 pages; Fine/Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A physician who has also suffered a serious illness tells us in clear and affecting prose what ails some of us in medicine - our more than occasional moral smugness, our blindness to the everday travail of those for whom we care as our patients. View more info

Iacocca, An Autobiography

By: Iacocca, Lee with Novak, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 3568

ISBN: 0553050672

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


(pgs. 352) Near Fine/Very Good. Book is Great with Straight boards and Tips are Pointed. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has shelfwear along top edge and bottom spine tip. Light rubbing at front flap fold. Now in protective sleeve. Iacocca is a fascinating self-portrait of a uniquely American life, an invaluable addition to business literature, which, like its subject, is inspiring, provocative, and one-of-a-kind.... View more info

Through the Years with William A. Johnson

By: Johnson, William A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: CA, William A. Johnson: 1955

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16243

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


286 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Very attractive navy blue cloth covered boards with fading gilt lettering and illustration. A bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Big over-sized book with genealogy charts, documents, old photographs (Civil War) and new. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! This is the story of Willam A. "Bill" Johnson, a 'great American', his fellows and associates called h... View more info

The Sacred Journey Being Pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca)

By: Kamal, Ahmad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15007

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


197 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Text in English and Arabic. Attractive bright green cloth boards with black lettering. No flaws - just not as fresh as new. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has lightly sunned spine. Just a little bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The Sacred Journey - Being Pilrimage to Makkah: The Traditions, Dogma, and Islamic Ritual that govern the lives and the des... 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

A Shop in the High Street

By: Leek, Sybil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds, Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15805

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 208 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Former University library book, with stamps, no pocket and spine label. Black cloth boards with silver & pink lettering and silver illustration to spine. Gray endpapers with wonderful black ink sketched illustrations. Very soft bump to corner tips. Newspaper review laid in. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step, says a Chinese pro... View more info

See, I Told You So

By: Limbaugh, Rush

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7966

ISBN: 067187120X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


364 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Remainder line. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Conservation's most outspoken champion, Rush leads the charge to embrace and defend the fundamental values that have shaped the American character - belief in God, devotion to family, law and order, self-reliance, rugged individualism, commitment to excellence, rewarding achievement, and - the notion ... View more info

Selected Letters V 1934-1937

By: Lovecraft, Howard Phillips; Derleth, August (Ed) ; Turner, James (Ed)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: WI, Arkham House: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20721

ISBN: 087054036X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


437 pages; Fine/Fine. New book. Only 5000 copies issued. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine, in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The monumental letters project is concluded with this fifth volume encompassing the final years and death of Howard Phillips Lovecraft - 1934 to 1937. View more info

THE BLAST OF WAR 1939 - 1945

By: MacMillan, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4245

ISBN: 0060127481

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


623 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Spine lightly faded. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are tight and clean. Author's memoirs. Bibliographical footnotes. 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

Living To Tell The Tale

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia; Grossman, Edith (Trans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: 1st US Paperback Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10539

ISBN: 0965806774

Condition: Near Fine


484 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Unread tight. Tiny rub at top cover edge. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of twenty two books, including 100 Years of Solitude, received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982. Trade Paperback. 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

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

McMAHON! The Bare Truth About Chicago's Brashest Bear

By: McMahon, Jim; Verdi, Bob

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Warner: 1986

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6206

ISBN: 0446512710

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


223 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Light bump to top corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light rub to edges. In protective sleeve. You've heard the media's story on the Jim McMahon phenomenon Now read his side of the story - in the most irresistible sports book of the year. View more info

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JOHN STUART MILL, PUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT IN THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

By: Mill, John Stuart; Coss, John Jacob (Preface)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University: 1960

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 4383

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


240 pages; Very Good condition. Covers are lightly rubbed. Very light hinge creases. NO spine creases. Outside page edges lightly tanned. Interior bright, tight and clean. Celebrated philosopher and economist of the nineteenth century. An outstanding representative of the eventful, swiftly changing times in which he lived. View more info

Mountbatten, Eighty Years In Pictures

By: Mountbatten, Earl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8177

ISBN: 0670491373

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


224 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Tiny nick to front board Name to front fly-leaf. Family Tree End papers. Large gilt lettering. Illustrated throughout with photographs, first taken was with his great Grandmother and Godmother, Queen Victoria. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Coffee table size book. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Front end-paper Family Tree shows Mountbatten's descent from Grand Duke Louis II of ... View more info

A GOOD ROAD TO WALK, REFLECTIONS OF A PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR

By: Neely, Scott

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SC, Holocene Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4347

ISBN: 1891885235

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


273 pages; Fine condition. Bright and Beautiful. No creases. Solid, clean. As Wofford College's 14th Presidential Scholar, Scott Neely, Class of 2000, spent months between his junior and senior years visiting Third World countries in search of 'saints' quietly making a difference in the lives of people. View more info

An Only Child

By: O'Connor, Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17898

ISBN: 0333098552

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


276 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Circle from ink pen on front fly leaf - like trying to see if ink in ballpoint. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Frontisepiece of Minnie O'Connor O'Donovan. Autobiography. View more info

Today's Best Nonfiction, (Volume 3 1996) Volume 39, Return with Honor; My Name is Mary; a Good Life; Every Knee Shall Bow

By: O'Grady, Captain Scott; Fisher, Mary; Bradlee, Ben; Walter Jess

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Reader's Digest: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16173

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book Club; 575 pages; Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition Volume 39. Attractive navy blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering and illustration. 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. Return with Honor. Getting locked into fame's radar scanner; My Name is Mary by Mary Fisher, about the battl... View more info

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Chaplain At War

By: Oliver, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Angel: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8234

ISBN: 0947785124

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


116 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Ourside page edges very lightly age tanning. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of rub bottom spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Although the Reverend Kenneth Oliver had been almost a pacifist during the early thirties, he saw the evil of the Nazi government in Germany and realised this must be resisted, even if it meant going to war... View more info

View from the Sixties, Memories of a Spent Life

By: Oppenheimer, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David Mckay: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18130

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


273 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Nameplate removed from front fly leaf with no loss. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ back white panel lightly age tanned. Moderate shelf wear at edges. Now in protective sleeve. The author would like to announce that he has never been a spy, a politician, a general, an intern, a dope addict, a sex fiend, or other natural inhabitant ... View more info

Still Me

By: Reeve, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5585

ISBN: 0679452354

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


309 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Beautiful book plate on front fly leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were not limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse - Helen Keller. View more info

THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM

By: Schreiner, Olive

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1924

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4463

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


375 pages; Good/No Jacket. Assumed 2nd printing by Little, Brown. 1925 on Title page, 1924 on copyright page. Just starting at front hinge. Former owner's stamp on outside page edges, inside boards and half title page. Outside page edges age tanned. Light shelf wear at board ends and edges. Green boards with gilt stamping. A Solid, Otherwise Clean copy. View more info

The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (Volumes Five & Six in one volume)

By: Seingalt, Jacques Casanova de; Blossom, Frederick A. (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Regency House: 1938

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18735

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


531 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Name/Date to inside front board. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. Burgundy boards with slightly faded gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Frontise illustrated by Mahlon Blaine. This is Volumes Five and Six of Eight volumes total. Translated into English by Arthur Machen. View more info

What It Means to Be a Jew

By: Shulman, Charles E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18924

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


256 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Tiny, soft bump at bottom corner tips. Top outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Price clipped DJ spine and back panel lightly age tanned, as are the edges inside the flaps. Tiny bit of shelf rub at the edges. Now in protective sleeve. This book is a full-length portrait of the modern Jew. The Jew, reading it, will renew his pride in his heritage. The non-Jew ... View more info

The Scarlet Tree

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16017

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


381 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive brown decorated cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of light shelf rub at spine tips. Name very tiny top inside front board. Spine is lightly sunned. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Stated First Edition. This is the second volume of Osbert Sitwell's life and his family's by his own writings. View more info

Left Hand, Right Hand!

By: Sitwell, Osbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16018

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


327 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive brown decorated cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Spine very lightly sunned. Just a bit of light shelf rub to edges. Name very tiny top inside front panel. Pages 46 & 47 lightly aged tanned because newspaper picture has been laid in of the three Sitwells - included. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Stated First Edition. This is the first volume of Osbert Sitwell's life, ... View more info