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Image for A Global Life:  My Journey Among Rich and Poor, from Sydney to Wall Street to the World Bank

A Global Life: My Journey Among Rich and Poor, from Sydney to Wall Street to the World Bank

By: Wolfensohn, James D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, PublicAffairs: 2010

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 11172

ISBN: 1586482556

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.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 480 pp View more info

Image for In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign

In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign

By: Wolff, Leon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Time Incorporated: 1963

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23407

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxxvii), 455 pp View more info

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In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War

By: Wolff, Tobias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 18957

ISBN: 0679402179

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xiii), 221, (1) pp View more info

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The Hudson's Bay Company

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crowell-Collier Press: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22723

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full beige cloth, black lettering on spine . Spine marked with black pen, all edges stamped by Zion-Benton Township High School, ffep scratched, else tight, square, and clean. GOOD . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 186 pp View more info

Image for Queen Victoria: From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort

Queen Victoria: From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 16822

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Full tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g. (green), fore-edge deckle, green endpapers. . Volume shows only light shelf-wear, bottom of fore-edge lightly stained, else near fine. Unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, is moderately chipped and worn. VERY GOOD+/GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, (i), 495 pp View more info

Image for In An Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing

In An Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing

By: Woodruff, Lee; Bob Woodruff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2007

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 23299

ISBN: 1400066670

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's grey cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 16 pages of color photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. viii, 288, (3) pp View more info

Two Years Residence on the English Prairie in Illinois

By: Woods, John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons / The Lakeside Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8382

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. John Woods was an English farmer apparently of some substance who was attracted by the opportunities for himself and his family in the United States, and especially in the Midwest. Like many others before and after, he descended the Ohio River and struck out north and west to give great impetus to the early settlement of the southern parts of several midwestern states. His detailed and... View more info

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Bush at War

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 15508

ISBN: 0743204735

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over dark blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with b&w photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has a faint yellow tint at the top of the front cover, possibly from a removed sticker, a faint scratch and very slight shelf-wear to the head of the spine. AS NEW/ VERY GOOD+. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xix,3... View more info

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Meet General Grant

By: Woodward, W. E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1928

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18061

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full beige coth, black lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. Illustrated with 20 B&W photographs. . Spine lightly sunned, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. NEAR FINE. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 512 pp View more info

Image for Tom Paine America's Godfather 1737-1809

Tom Paine America's Godfather 1737-1809

By: Woodward, W. E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1945

Edition: First Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 21510

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Boards are worn, corners are bumped, light foxing on endpapers. Text is unmarked and binding is tight. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 359 pp View more info

Image for The Ruin of a Princess, as told by The duchesse d'Angouleme; Madame Elizabeth, (sister of Louis XVI); and Clery (the King's Valet de Chambre)

The Ruin of a Princess, as told by The duchesse d'Angouleme; Madame Elizabeth, (sister of Louis XVI); and Clery (the King's Valet de Chambre)

By: Wormeley, Katharine Prescott (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, The Lamb Publishing Co.: 1912

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15295

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Half leather over marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in one compartment, gilt tooling in remainder, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Illustrated with eight photogravures, including the frontispiece. . Spine and hinges professionally reinforced, corners lightly worn, else clean and square. GOOD. . B&W Photogravures. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 329 pp View more info

Image for THE MEMOIRS OF BARON N. WRANGEL 1847-1920: FROM SERFDOM TO BOLSHEVISM

THE MEMOIRS OF BARON N. WRANGEL 1847-1920: FROM SERFDOM TO BOLSHEVISM

By: Wrangel, Baron Nikolai Egorovich

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1927

Seller ID: 5335

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering and borders on spine, blind-stamped borders on cover, t.e.g. (red). Translated from the Russian by Brian and Beatrix Lunn. These are the memoirs of Russian nobleman who traveled in the circles of Czars, Emperors and Generals and who witnessed the amazing transition of Russia from a feudal to a communist society. Baron Wrangel's memoirs disclose changing conditions of life in Russia from 1847 to 1920. He describes his own ... View more info

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BLACK BOY: A RECORD OF CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: Seventh Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 5857

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on red panels on spine and cover. Black Boy (1945) is an autobiography by Richard Wright. Depicting Wright's life in great detail, the book tells the story of his troubled youth and race relations in the South. Richard Nathaniel Wright (1908 - 1960) was an African-American author of powerful, sometimes controversial novels, short stories and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped redefin... View more info

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NATIVE SON

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Edition: Sixth Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6299

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full cloth, gilt lettering on black panel and gilt decoration on spine, TEG (blue), fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 359 pp. Gift inscription on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Light wear at head and heel of the spine, shelf-wear along edges and corners, else fine. Tight and square with strong hinges. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Black Boy (American Hunger)

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, HarperPerennial: 1993

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 6714

ISBN: 0060812508

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. The restored text established by the Library of America. Black Boy (1945) is an autobiography by Richard Wright. Depicting Wright's life in great detail, the book tells the story of his troubled youth and race relations in the South. Richard Nathaniel Wright (1908 - 1960) was an African-American author of powerful, sometimes controversial novels, short stories and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped re... View more info

Image for Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1945

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25143

ISBN: 0060809876

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Full navy blue cloth, gilt decoration and gilt lettering on red panel on spine. . Corners bumped, spine rubbed and lightly worn, former owner's bookplate pasted on fep, else near fine. Unclipped dust jacket is moderately chipped and worn. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . 16mo 6" - 7" tall. (viii), 228, (1) pp View more info

Image for Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band

Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band

By: Wyman, Bill; Ray Coleman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1990

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18958

ISBN: 0670828947

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, 594 pp View more info

Dostoevsky - His Life and Art

By: Yarmolinsky, Avrahm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1957

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 9833

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W illustrations and portrait frontispiece. Includes Foreward to Second Edition, List of Illustrations and Chronology. . Head of spine slightly dented, front top corner bumped, front bottom corner nicked, edges slightly soiled, front and back endpapers soiled, former owner's name and address written on ffep, a few pages spotted, else fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrated frontispiece. 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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Young Man of Caracas

By: Ybarra, T. R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Ives Washburn: 1941

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10679

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Full blue cloth, red and yellow lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red).. Volume shows only light wear at corners and head and heel of spine, number "35" written in faded black crayon on ffep, some light staining on fore-edge, else near fine. The unclipped dust jacket is mildly chipped and worn, spine lightly sunned, some light stains on front and rear flaps. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiii, (i), 324 pp View more info

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The Autobiogaphy of William Butler Yeats

By: Yeats, W. B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1965

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 12712

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Mild shelf-wear, few pages marked, else very good. GOOD +. . Mass Market PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 404 pp View more info