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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

The Sherlock Holmes of Medicine; Dr. Joseph Goldberger

By: Buchman, Dian Dincin

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20507

ISBN: 0671321552

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; Bright, snug and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mild sunning to jacket spine and light rubbing to jacket surfaces. Front flap price clipped. NF/VG View more info

Aunt Susan's Own Story of Her Life; With Additional Incidents, Her Favorite Hymns and Quaint Sayings

By: Cake, William C. (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John J. Hood: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33865

Condition: Very Good-


Frontis photograph portrait; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Soundly bound in original gray cloth with titles in brown to upper board; spine unlettered, as issued. Cloth crimped at spine ends and lightly rubbed at corners. Light shelf soiling to boards. Illustrated with tissue guarded photo frontispiece. Text bright and very neat. Solid decent copy. VG View more info

Hide-And-Seek with Angels; A Life of J. M. Barrie

By: Chaney, Lisa

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34388

ISBN: 0312357796

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 412 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Sharp fresh copy; illustrated with b&w photographs. About as new. F/F View more info

William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,

By: Clark, Roy Benjamin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell: 1967

Seller ID: 0919W259595

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- View more info

Lone Star Rising; Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960

By: Dallek, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29235

ISBN: 0195054350

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 721 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in clean, crisp-edgged dust jacket. Just trace shelk evidence to jacket at edges; price clipped from front flap at lower corner. Stout volume just slightly shaken in the spine. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Handsome copy. NF/NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Gustavus Adolphus and the Struggle of Protestantism for Existence: [Large Paper Limited Edition]

By: Fletcher, C. R. L. and E. Abbott (Ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1890

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 27965

Condition: Very Good+


[Heroes of the Nations, Ed. by E. Abbott]; Plates, maps, one folding in color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; One of 250 numbered copies of the "Large Paper edition" - # 54/250. Handsomely printed on laid paper. Snugly bound in original fine toothed blue cloth with publisher's paper title label to spine. Edges untrimmed. Illustrated with numerous facsimiles of period maps and views printed on glossy stock and with a fold-out map showint the "Routes of ... View more info

Mabel

By: Fussell, Betty Harper

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Haven & New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 34422

ISBN: 0899190901

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs & film stills; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 239 pages; 1st printing. Soundly bound and generally neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Mild foxing top edge of page block. Dust jacket is rubbed at edges with light to moderate sun fading at spine. Illustrated with historical photographs and film stills. VG/VG- View more info

E.l., The Bread Box Papers; A Biography of Elizabeth Chapman Lawrence

By: Gemmill, Helen Hartman & James A. Michener

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Doylestown, PA, Tower Hill Press: 1983

Seller ID: 30812

ISBN: 0941668029

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs & Facsimile Reproductions; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 275 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. Soundly bound and generally neat in clean pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to jacket edges; small chips and short closed tears to corners and spine ends. Binding is slightly shaken in the spine and cloth is just slightly rubbed at edges. Illustrated with b&w historical photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG/VG View more info

An Ordinary Amos's Life

By: Grumbine, Amos

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12314

ISBN: 0806242507

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages; 1992 Carlton Press. HC/DJ 1st edition; signed by author. Handsome clean copy in a bright fresh dust jacket. Author recounts his experiences serving in the 30th Infantry Div in WWII and his experiences coming home. A plainly spoken but quite interesting WWII narrative. Author signed. illustrated by the author;s snapshots while serving. Solid and neat. VG+/VG+; Signed by Author View more info

The Life of General Lafayette

By: Headley, P. C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Lee & Shepard: 1902

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 11645

Condition: Very Good+


Engraved frontis; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 380 pages; 1902 Lothrop Lee Shepard. HC. Reissue of the mid 19th century biography by Headley. Original heavy green linen covered boards with titles decoratively in black. Square, snug and neat. Just mildly shelf soiled cloth. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front endpage. Corners and edges sharp. A nice copy. VG+ View more info

The Life of Martin Luther

By: Kostlin, Julius & John G. Morris (Trans. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lutheran Publication Society: 1883

Seller ID: 33878

Condition: Good+


Woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 496 pages; HC in original blue cloth with titles in gilt and decorative rules in blind. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Cloth rubbed and lightly frayed at corners and spine ends. Mild split in the front endpapers in the gutter. Text clean and neat; no marks. Small circular blind (pressure) stamp to lower blank margin of the frontispiece plate. Illustrated with woodcuts. G+ View more info

Life, Work and Setting of Philip Wilson Steer; With a Full Catalogue of Paintings and List of Watercolours

By: MacColl, D. S. and Alfred Yockney

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1945

Seller ID: 23672

Condition: Very Good


B&W illlustrations and photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages; HC in original cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Snug, solid and neat. Corners lightly bumped. A few incidental pencil check marks/margin indications to the extensive catalogue appended at rear. Illustrated with B/W frontis, photographs and reproductions of artistic works. VG View more info

The Emergence Of Lincoln; 2 Volumes: Easton Press

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1988

Seller ID: 29036

Condition: Fine


frontis and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 996 pages; Complete 2 volume set. Bound in full dark blue leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine. Easton Press broadsheet note regarding the book is laid in at front. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine ...Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Anything Can Happen

By: Papashvily, George, and Helen Waite Papashvily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishing: 1945

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 36087

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages; Square snug copy in original dust jacket. Black cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Pictorial dust jacket lightly sunned to pinks of border and spine design and with a small sticker scar mid-spine. Warmly inscribed by the authors on the title page. Prior owner has crossed out two lines of descriptive text on the rear panel bios of the authors, presumably no longer accurate. 4 digit numeral penned in very small script on titl... View more info

The Pattons; A Personal History of an American Family

By: Patton, Robert H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35366

ISBN: 0517590689

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; 1st printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page and dated 9/22/94. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $25 issue price intact to the unclipped front flap. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Handsome fresh copy is about as new. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Obstacles No Barrier, an Autobiography

By: Richley, John William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: York, PA, Self-Published: 1951

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34838

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 599 pages; [SIGNED] 1951 self-pulished HC in original blue cloth with gilt stamped titling to cover and spine. Spine lettering a little dulled, as generally found. Inscribed and signed by the author on front pastedown and book numbered #146 of an apparently open but limited edition. Square sound and clean. Richley was an ambitious entrepeneur of York, PA who was an early turn of the century merchant of automobiles and motorcycles. He pursued his personal... View more info

The Gamble; General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008 [SIGNED by David Petraeus]

By: Ricks, Thomas E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35385

ISBN: 1594201978

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 394 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $27.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by Petraeus on the front flyleaf. Aside from Petraeus inscription the book feels and appears about as new. NF/F; Signed by Biographee View more info

White Mother, a True Story of the Power of Love

By: Sams, Jessie Bennett

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29857

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Stated 1st edition. Square snugly bound and neat in original wraparound illustrated dust jacket with publisher's $3.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with mild shelf soiling to rear panel. Text fresh and unmarked. Notice on the rear jacket flap of selection for distribution in the Christian Herald Book Club, but the binding material of two tone cloth, statement of 1st edition and price... View more info

Life of Benjamin Harris Brewster, With Discourses and Addresses

By: Savidge, Eugene Coleman

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34603

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original dark green cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Tissue guarded gravure portrait frontis; slick coated dark brown lining sheets. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. An especially well preserved copy. VG++ or better View more info