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To Jerusalem and Back A Personal Account

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19081

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Publisher's light black boards, spine is teal with silver lettering, top page edge teal, fore-edge deckle. . Head and heel of spine gently bumped, top page edges slightly faded, very small blue ink mark on back panel, else tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is yellowed, head and heel of spine, edges and corners are bumped. FINE/GOOD.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 182 pp View more info

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Father, Dear Father

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14953

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full green linen cover, red lettering on spine, red design and author signature in red on cover, author's B & W sketches throughout. . Head of spine gently bumped, pulled. tep slightly sunned, former owner's stamp on fep, square and clean. Clipped dust jacket yellowed and worn at edges, small tears at corners. GOOD/FAIR. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 247 pp View more info

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Rembrandt

By: Benesch, Otto; James Emmons (trans.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Skira Inc. , Publishers: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17899

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full white linen, red lettering on spine, red medallion on cover. Illustrated with 57 full-color plates by Rembrandt. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE/VERY GOOD.. Color Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 156 pp View more info

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Your United States: Impressions of a First Visit

By: Bennett, Arnold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1912

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24331

ISBN: 112595082X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Edition. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Illustrated with B&W plates. Enoch Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film. This book, originally called "Those United States," and subtitled "Impressions of a First Visit," details Arnold Bennett's first jou... View more info

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King Without a Crown: Albert, Prince Consort of England 1819-1861

By: Bennett, Daphne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1977

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25816

ISBN: 0397011431

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs and reproductions. . Both volume and unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xv, (iii), 430 pp View more info

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Kate Remembered

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putman's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 5985

ISBN: 0399151648

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Fourth Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's ivory cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine, "Kate," gilt, in borders on cover, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. xii, 370 pp. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. "This book is.. . . not a critical study of either Katharine Hepburn's life or her career. It is, rather, as true ... View more info

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Lindbergh

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16527

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in navy cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on cover and spine, navy endpapers. Illustrated with 40 pages of B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (x), 628 pp View more info

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Kate Remembered

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putman's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23564

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (xii), 370 pp View more info

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Red: A Biography of Red Smith

By: Berkow, Ira

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19401

ISBN: 0812912039

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over red boards, red lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xvii, 302 pp View more info

The Gift of Peace Personal Reflections

By: Bernardien, Joseph Cardinal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Loyola Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16162

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full cherry red cloth with embossed gilt coat-of-arms on the front cover, gilt lettering on spine, beige endpapers. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 155 pp View more info

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Quantum Profiles

By: Bernstein, Jeremy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 4965

ISBN: 0691087253

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First Printing. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. Black endpapers. 8vo. 178 pp. Includes bibliographical references and Index. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Joy of Music

By: Bernstein, Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1959

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27514

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full grey cloth, silver lettering and black decoration on front cover, silver lettering on black panel on spine, lavender endpapers. Illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs.. Covers lightly sunned along top edge only, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is mildly chipped. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Drawings, Music, & Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 303, (1) pp View more info

When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It! Inspiration and Wisdom From One of Baseball's Greatest Heroes

By: Berra, Yogi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13026

ISBN: 0786867752

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 192 pp View more info

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The Four Londons of William Hogarth

By: Berry, Erick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co.: 1964

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26420

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full blue cloth, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W plates. . Head and heel of spine lightly sunned, edge of spine lightly sunned, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket shows some wear around corners and head and heel of spine, small (1/2 inch) closed tear at top of front panel. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, (iii), 232 pp View more info

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Piero della Francesca

By: Bertelli, Carlo

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition (?). First Printing

Seller ID: 13709

ISBN: 0300057032

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full gray cloth, white lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with 152 illustrations in the main body of text, both in Color (many full-page) and B&W, in addition to 20 full-page, full-color, reproductions of his works in a separate section. The book contains a full-scale biography of Piero and analyses of some of his most important surviving paintings; and also includes a Chronology, a Catalogue of his Works, a Bibliography, and a detailed Index. Transl... View more info

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Even Silence has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle

By: Betancourt, Ingrid

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19029

ISBN: 1594202656

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 528 pp View more info

The Life of John Marshall (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Beveridge, Albert J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1916

Edition: Standard Library Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8679

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's burgundy half leather over silk boards, spines in six compartments, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt borders in remainder, t.e.g., fore-edges deckle, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with color frontispiece in each volume.. The spine on volume one (only) has been rebacked, with some loss at the head and heel, gift inscription dated 12-25-89 on verso of ffep of volume one, otherwise all four volumes are unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . C... View more info

The Life of John Marshall (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Beveridge, Albert J.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1919

Edition: Standard Library Edition. 1

Seller ID: 26163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full embossed burgundy cloth, spines in six embossed compartments, gilt lettering on gilt panel in one compartment, embossed tooling in remainder, intricate embossed decoration and embossed gilt portrait medallions on covers, t.e.g. Illustrated with a color frontispiece in each volume, and numerous tissue-protected photographs. xxvi, 506; xviii, 594; xxii, 644; xviii, 668 pp. The four volumes are: (I) Frontiersman, Soldier, Lawmaker 1755-1788; (II) Politici... View more info

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It Ain't As Easy As It Looks Ted Turner's Amazing Story

By: Bibb, Porter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 21192

ISBN: 051759322X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Clean, unmarked and tight. . Unclipped dust jacket shows minor wear and fading. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xii, 468 pp View more info

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Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life

By: Billings, John D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19945

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, fore-edge deckle, t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W drawings.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 1960. B&W Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xxxii, 483 pp View more info