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Only One Year

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11238

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, 444 pp View more info

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I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Program

By: Auster, Paul (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17059

ISBN: 0805067140

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxi, (iii), 383, (3) pp View more info

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Journal of an Itinerant Artist

By: Bacigalupa, Drew

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor: 1977

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14900

ISBN: 0879738871

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Publisher's full off-white cloth, brown lettering on spine and brown desert cactus on the front cover. Author's dedication on frontispiece; illustrations at head of each chapter; collection of author's columns secured into back. . Printed bookplate, else the volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has small tears at the head of the spine, the upper tips and the top edge of the cover. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD-. . Color Il... View more info

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Autobiography of An English Soldier in the UNited States Army

By: Ballentine, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19920

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


Covered in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, medallion on front and top fore-edge. Very tight and clean. . Stamped with former owner's name & address. . Lakeside Classics Series. B&W Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxxxiv, 354 pp View more info

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Wallis and Edward: Letters, 1931-1937: the Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

By: Bloch, Michael (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2648

ISBN: 0671612093

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($19.95) dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5). 367 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's Royal Blue cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine. Endpapers decorated with photographs of letters. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. This book offers a glimpse inside the romance of Edward VII, the Duke of Windsor, and his beloved American paramour, Wallis Simpson. At the heart of this volume are the extraordinary le... View more info

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The Man Who Knew Kennedy

By: Bourjaily, Vance

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1967

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10172

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, red endpapers.. Top edge lightly soiled, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is mildly chipped at the head and heel of the spine and lightly sunned along the top edge. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 312 pp View more info

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Time Present, Time Past.

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7777

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Bill Bradley on the title page. Quarter bound in red cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on cover and spine, unclipped dust jacket, fore-edge deckle. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket shows only slight shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xvi), 442, (3) pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Random House Inc: 1999

Edition: First Trade Edition. 1

Seller ID: 7126

ISBN: 0375503943

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Third Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over white boards, bronze lettering on spine, author's initials blind-stamped on cover. Small 8vo. xxii, 237, (2) pp. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is a new, unread copy. Bopth the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition except for a remainder mark on the bottom edge. FINE/AS NEW.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Turning Point: A Candidate, A State, and a Nation Come of Age

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books: 1992

Edition: Stated First Edition. Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9776

ISBN: 0812920791

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by President Carter on the half-title. Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, and square. Top edge lightly soiled, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxv), 223, (1) pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Dark Wind: A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss

By: Chaplin, Gordon

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24469

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Illustrated with maps of route.. FINE/FINE.. Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 228 pp View more info

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Two Years in the Mast (Two Volumes)

By: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12818

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Two volumes in slipcase, publisher's full illustrated cloth, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W maps, several B&W and color reproductions and photographs, and several drawings by Robert Weinstein. . Both volumes are in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Some mild wear around edges of slipcase, else fine. NEAR FINE . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxii, 552 pp View more info

Into An Old Room A Memoir of Edward Fitzgerald

By: DePolnay, Peter

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Creative Age Press, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8017

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in red cloth over blue cloth, blue lettering and decoration on spine, B&W frontispiece. . Boards moderately rubbed, spine cocked, sunned, and lightly soiled, writing in blue ink on ffep. GOOD+. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 305 pp View more info

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Washington

By: Graham, Katharine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 2003

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23263

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 813 pp View more info

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Grant, Ulysses S.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1885-6

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24132

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First editions, bound in rebacked contemporary leather, spines in five compartments separated by embossed ruling, gilt lettering on black labels in one compartment, marbled endpapers, edges marbled. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portraits, and numerous maps (some fold-out), tissue-protected plates and reproductions of documents (some fold-out). First edition of "one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history," illustrated... View more info

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The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey

By: Greenlaw, Linda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 23989

ISBN: 0786864516

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in green cloth over maroon boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, (iii), 265 pp View more info

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Marley & Me Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

By: Grogan, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11626

ISBN: 0060817089

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. xi, 291, (1) pp View more info

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Marley & Me

By: Grogan, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16534

ISBN: 0061238228

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, paste-ons on front and rear boards, red endpapers, black silk marker laid in. Illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, 305, (1) pp View more info

My Life: East and West

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2478

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with 47 B&W photographs. The life and times of William Surrey Hart (1864-1946). Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. A successful Shakespearian actor on Broadway, he became one of the first Western motion picture stars. He appeared in Sidney Olcott's 1907 production of Ben Hur and, in 1914, he starred in his first feature, ... View more info

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My Life: East and West

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 6310

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


The life and times of William Surrey Hart (1864-1946). Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. A successful Shakespearian actor on Broadway, he became one of the first Western motion picture stars. He appeared in Sidney Olcott's 1907 production of Ben Hur and, in 1914, he starred in his first feature, The Bargain. Hart was interested in making realistic Westerns--noted in his films for their authenticity of costumes and props. In effect, he ... View more info

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My Life: East and West

By: Hart, William S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15673

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with 47 B&W photographs. The life and times of William Surrey Hart (1864-1946). Hart was a silent film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. A successful Shakespearian actor on Broadway, he became one of the first Western motion picture stars. He appeared in Sidney Olcott's 1907 production of Ben Hur and, in 1914, he starred in his first feature, ... View more info