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One Hundred Names for Love A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33194

ISBN: 039307241X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; New copy from sample stock of publisher's sales rep. New 1st printing. View more info

Satchmo; My Life in New Orleans.

By: Armstrong, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35235

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Spine very sligtly shelf cocked; small area of drip fade to the publisher's magenta colored top stain. Small department store ink name stamp and "copy #1" penned to top corner of the half-title page. No other marks; single page toward the end of text blcok had been neatly folded in half to mark place. Dust jacke... View more info

Memoirs of Madame Du Barri [Du Barry]

By: Barri, Madame Du : Du Barry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 35334

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Snugly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Textured purple cloth with title desing sin green. Dust jacket mildly sunned at spine and price clipped from top corner of front flap. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front flyleaf; her vintage reinforcement to the top and bottom edges of the dyst wrapper with paper tape applied to the revers (blank) surface of the jacket. Snugly bound and clean. VG/VG- View more info

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind; An Unauthorized Autobiography

By: Barris, Chuck

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32599

ISBN: 0312162146

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with $12.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket has light shelf rubbing to edges with a few superficial chips and tiny closed tears with superfical shelf rub to surfaces. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock leaves. Snug and neat in clean, bright dust jacket. NF/VG View more info

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

By: Barris, Chuck

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36076

ISBN: 0312162146

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages; Tightly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $12.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Feels and appears unread. Trace shelf rubbing to jacket edges; mild dust spotting to top edge of page block. NF/NF View more info

The Little World

By: Benson, Stella

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 29225

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

Pots of Gold

By: Beyerle, Edith Marie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Loizeaux Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25051

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; Sound clean copy in purple cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Light silverfishing to the cloth at spine panel and to the upper left corner of front panel; small area of predation to bottom edge of rear panel. Mild foxing to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. G+ View more info

Even the Barn Blew Down

By: Breth, Harris G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press Inc: 1986

Seller ID: 20944

ISBN: 0806225416

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mildly toned jacket; rear jacket panel also mildly soiled. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG-. View more info

The Heavens Are Weeping The Diaries of George Richard Browder, 1852-1886

By: Browder, George Richard & Richard L. Troutman

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan Books: 1988

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 16290

ISBN: 0310438101

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 575 pages; Square, snug and neat in wraparound color pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket has just light shelf rub at spine ends and a short closed tear top edge rear panel. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

From Where I Stand

By: Bucher, Caleb W.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Lititz, PA, Self-Published: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34407

Condition: Near Fine


1988 Caleb Bucher (self-published) trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Scarce book by Lancaster County educator.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 127 pages; Trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Uncommon title by a Lancaster County educator. NF View more info

Has Corinne Been a Good Girl? The Intimate Memoirs of a French Actress in Hollywood

By: Calvet, Corinne

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 36072

ISBN: 0312364059

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Tightly bound and very neat in bright, clean pictorial dust jacket with $16.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Mild dust spotting top edge of page block; just mild shelf rubbing to jacket extremities. Feels and appears unread. NF/VG+ View more info

Do Not Disturb

By: Case, Frank & O. Soglow (Illust. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Garden City Publishing, Star Books: 1943

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 32398

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Early printing. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Reissue from the 1940 Stokes edition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with some shallow nicks and tiny chips to spine ends. Just mild fading to spine panel; a mild stray pencil doodle to the front panel. An attractive and neat copy in dust jacket. VG+/VG View more info

Heraclitean Fire; Sketches from a Life Before Nature

By: Chargaff, Erwin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rockefeller University Press: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23433

ISBN: 0874700299

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; 2nd printing. HC with pictorial DJ. Snugly bound and neat. General light wear to dust jacket edges. Small 1/4" by 1/4" chip missing from top edge of the rear jacket panel and a short closed tear top edge front. Text unmarked. NF/VG View more info

The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse

By: Charteris, Evan; Edmund Gosse

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29360

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages; Sound decent copy with cloth at spine well toned and darkened but with title lettering legible. Hinges tender in the endpaper joints with evidence of a prior owner's glue mending to partiall split endpage at front. Endpages holding tenuously at rear. Text block sound and unmarked; mild evidence of a bookplate removed from front pastedown. Reading or reference copy is near Good View more info

A Time of Rape

By: Chesney, Inga L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N. J., Prentice-Hall: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15046

ISBN: 0139220135

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition. Square snug copy feels unread. No marks. Dust jacket is bright and clean but has a handful of short closed nicks along the top edge. Mild vertical stress crease to front flap; $6.95 issue price intact on unclliped flap. Recounts in harrowing detail the conditions during the fall of Berlin. Uncommon title. NF/VG View more info

COOMBS - My Musical Journey

By: Coombs, Harry & Kenny Gamble (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Conway, SC, Ferncliff Music: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33869

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages; [SIGNED] 2014 Ferncliff Music. Trade sized paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Inscribed and signed inside the front cover by the author. Mild shelf wear to covers. Tightly bound and clean. VG or better; Signed by Author View more info

Growing Up Plain Among Conservative Wilburite Quakers; The Journey of a Public Friend

By: Cooper, Wilmer A.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Richmond, IN, Friends United Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21777

ISBN: 0944350445

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. One page corner folded to mark place. Mild shelf/handling evidence to edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs and a couple maps. VG+ View more info

The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774-1777

By: Cresswell, Nicholas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Lincoln MacVeagh/ the Dial Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25109

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 287 pages; Sound, clean copy in original green quarter-cloth over beige paper-covered boards. Spine cloth lightly toned and gilt title lettering a little dulled. Light scuffing and shelf rub to paper boards at edges and light general shelf soiling to board surfaces. Just trace foxing to to photpographic plates and facing pages. Bookplate of historian and bibliophile Charles Coleman Sellers pasted to fr... View more info

The Fragrance of Grass

By: de la Valdene, Guy & Martell Agency

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Lyons Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26739

ISBN: 0762764147

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; Tight bright and fresh. Superficial shelf evidence to jacket at edges. Mild shelf soiling to rear end page and front edge of text block. Lovely copy of a hard to find book. NF/NF. View more info

Family Bible

By: Delbridge, Melissa J.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33121

ISBN: 1587296519

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages; Bright, snug and neat in clean, fresh dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. About as new. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info