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Part of a Long Story

By: Boulton, Agnes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13937

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine and embossed gilt, silver, on cover. . Former owner's signature in an elegant hand penciled on ffep, otherwiseThe volume is in perfect, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE /NONE . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 331 pp View more info

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Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte: From the French of F. De Bourrienne, Private Secretary to Napoleon, and Minister of State under the Directory, the Consulate, the Empire and the Restoration

By: Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de; Edgar Sanderson (ed)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1904

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 473

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Elegantly bound in contemporary half red Morocco (by A & F Denny, in the Strand), five raised bands, with blind-stamped gilt decoration in five of the six compartments, and lettering, gilt, in the remaining compartment. Illustrated with nine photogravure portraits. Edited, with notes and a chronological table by Edgar Sanderson, M. A. "The present translation was undertaken for the purpose of compressing into one volume the life of the life of perhaps the most extra... View more info

YANKEE FROM OLYMPUS: JUSTICE HOLMES AND HIS FAMILY

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1945

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 6534

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on black panel on spine, additional gilt decoration on spine, gilt medallion on cover. 475 pp. Illustrated with eight pages of B&W photographs. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index. Gift inscription on ffep, otherwise unmarked. spine sunned, boards lightly rubbed and mildly soiled, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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John Adams and the American Revolution

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 11924

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. xvii, (ii), 699 pp View more info

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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1963

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12830

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xi), 245 pp View more info

Friends and Fiddlers

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1954

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17170

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full dark blue cloth with silver lettering on spine.. Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, covers have a few faint, stray marks, gift inscription on fep, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD.. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. viii, 261 pp View more info

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Mei Mei Little Sister Portraits From A Chinese Orphanage

By: Bowen, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14505

ISBN: 0811847349

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth boards, red endpapers, pictorial hardboards with titles on spine and cover, introduction by Amy Tan, author's signature in black ink on title page. . Unmarked, square, tight and clean. AS NEW.. B & W photographs . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 144 pp. Signed by Author View more info

Image for Outrageous Fortune: The Rise and Ruin of Conrad and Lady Black

Outrageous Fortune: The Rise and Ruin of Conrad and Lady Black

By: Bower, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 2006

Edition: 1st U. S. Edition. 1

Seller ID: 24006

ISBN: 0061146145

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black paper over black boards, silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with 12 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xii, 436 pp View more info

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The Young Jefferson 1743-1789

By: Bowers, Claude G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11927

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxx, (i), 544 pp View more info

Image for THE TROUBADOUR'S SONG: THE CAPTURE AND RANSOM OF RICHARD THE LIONHEART

THE TROUBADOUR'S SONG: THE CAPTURE AND RANSOM OF RICHARD THE LIONHEART

By: Boyle, David

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Walker & Company: 2005

Edition: 1st American Edition (stated). 1

Seller ID: 5091

ISBN: 0802714595

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. 369 pp. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped Mylar-wrapped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xxx), 369 pp View more info

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DISRAELI

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Stein & Day: 1983

Edition: 1st American Edition (stated). First Printing

Seller ID: 4925

ISBN: 0812828992

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth ovr black boards, gilt lettering on spine, publisher's mark blind-stamped on cover. Illustrated with eight pages of B&W photographs. Includes extensive Notes, Bibliography and Index. . This is an unmarked copy in excellent condition except for a small bump on the bottom of the front board, else fine+. The dust jacket, now in Mylar, has only the slightest crinkling at the head of the spine, else as new. FINE/FINE.. B&W Photograp... View more info

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America's Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 12185

ISBN: 0670891916

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Boards soiled, some smoke damage not affecting text, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket also has minor smoke damage, else fine. GOOD/GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (x), 500 pp View more info

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America's Queen The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

By: Bradford, Sarah

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19087

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black boards, silver gilt lettering on spine, numerous black and white photographs. . Head and heel of spine gently bumped, very light stains on page edges, else tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is bumped slightly at head and heel of spine and edges with few small tears. NEAR FINE/GOOD. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (x)500 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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Flyboys

By: Bradley, James

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 21076

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound red over blue boards, silver gilt lettering on spine, publisher's blind stamp on cover, endpapers decorated with full black and white photo of aircraft in flight over the Pacific, black and white photographs throughout, story and photos dedicated to the men captured by Japanese soldiers and held on Chichi Jima, map of island included. George H.W. Bush crash landed near here and later joined the author in returning to Chichi Jima. . Pages may be gently ye... View more info

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Flags of Our Father

By: Bradley, James; Ron Powers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 24785

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue paper over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, title blind-stamped on front cover, photographs on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (viii), 376 pp View more info

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At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: First Edition. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13060

ISBN: 068485712X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed and dated by the author on title page. Quarter bound in black paper over grey boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 24 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Two corners bumped, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, 1039, (2) pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with The President

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19084

ISBN: 1416543333

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full white boards, copper gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Hinge starting, head and heel of spine gently bumped with small tear at heel, very light marks on top page edge, else square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows moderately shelf-wear. FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 707 pp View more info

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CANALETTO

By: Brandi, Cesare

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Milan, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore: 1960

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 5764

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full yellow boards, lettering and decoration embossed in green on spine and cover. 12mo. 205 pp. Profusely illustrated with 126 B&W photographs. Text in Italian. The volume is in excellent condition with some foxing on the boards and edges, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Henry Miller: The Paris Years

By: Brassai

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 1995

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 24998

ISBN: 1559703474

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 224 pp View more info