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David Brinkley A Memoir

By: Brinkley, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition. Third Printing

Seller ID: 19067

ISBN: 067940693X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 273 pp View more info

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Blinded by the Right The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

By: Brock, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus. Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 15406

ISBN: 0812930991

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has one small scratch on the rear cover, else fine. FINE/ NEAR FINE. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 336 pp View more info

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The Real Anita Hill: The Untold Story

By: Brock, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Free Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15701

ISBN: 0029046556

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's white cloth over black boards, black lettering on spine. Attempts to settle questions left unanswered by the trial of Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court nominee, charged with sexual harrassment by his former employee, Anita Hill. Brock concludes that Hill's testimony was a cynical hoax organized by activists intent on bringing Thomas down. . Half-title page is missing a 3" square piece at the bottom corner, where it has been cut out, head... View more info

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The Gem Album (Hand-Written Keepsake Album)

By: Brock, Eva, et al.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Talladega, AL, Forest Hill Female Seminary: 1860

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27384

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


This is a journal completed by the friends and teachers of Miss Eva Brock near the end of the school year at Forest Hill Female Seminary in 1860. Miss Brock's dedication is dated March 5th, 1860. The entries are hand-written and include lengthy poems and memoirs written and signed by various friends, school-mates, and teachers. The last entry is dated July 24, 1860. The volume contains several tissue-protected engravings. (N.B. - Forrest [sic] Hill Female Seminary wa... View more info

Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History

By: Brodie, Fawn M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus. Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 17467

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and designs on spine, fore-edge deckle, top edge yellow. Illustrated with 25 B&W engravings. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust Jacket worn and scratched. NEAR FINE/GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xiii), 594 pp View more info

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Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character

By: Brodie, Fawn McKay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, W . W. Norton & Compnay, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 13118

ISBN: 0393014673

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD +/ FAIR . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 574 pp 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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Uncle of Europe: The Social and Diplomatic Life of Edward VII

By: Brook-Shepherd, Gordon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25799

ISBN: 0151926972

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in brown cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, brown endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Former owner's name written on ffep, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear, spine badly sunned. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 384 pp View more info

The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry Earl of Moreland (Four Volumes, only, of Five)

By: Brooke, Henry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Edward Johnston: 1782

Edition: New Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16735

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volumes 1, 2, 3 and 5. Contemporary full leather, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on dark green labels in one compartment, gilt borders in remainder. The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland (1765-70), a picaresque and sentimental novel by the Irish writer Henry Brooke, is the only one of his works which has enjoyed any great reputation. The somewhat shapeless plot is an account of the doings of young Harry Cl... View more info

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Shakespeare of Stratford: A Handbook for Students

By: Brooke, Tucker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing

Seller ID: 27267

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. A comprehensive view of Shakespeare and his work. . Spine faded (as usual), otherwise fine; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . The Yale Shakespeare Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 177 pp View more info

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St. Helena Story

By: Brooks, Dame Mabel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 477

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, red lettering on reverse black panel on spine, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with color frontispiece and numerous B&W photographs. Foreword By the Rt. Jon R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia.. The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The price-clipped dust jacket is mildly chipped at the head and heel. FINE/VERY GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, 309 pp View more info

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THE TIMES OF MELVILLE AND WHITMAN

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 4972

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


First Printing. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. Publisher's full green cloth, gilt (blue) lettering and decoration on spine, gilt (blue) medallion on cover. Fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 489 pp. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked and seemingly unopened. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) has a minor dampstain on the rear panel, not affecting the covers or any pages, and moderate chipping on the bottom edge, particularly at the heel of the spine. NEAR FINE/... View more info

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Helen Keller: Sketch for a Portrait

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1956

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 9692

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, white lettering on spine, white publisher's medallion on cover. . The volume is in excellent condition, with only slight shelf-wear at the head and heel of the spine, some pages lightly smudged. The dust jacket, now in Mylar, is significantly chipped, with some loss. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vi, 166 pp View more info

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Anatole France Abroad

By: Brousson, Jean Jacques

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Robert M. Mcbride & Company: 1928

Edition: First English Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21533

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Quarter bound green over yellow boards, gilt lettering on spine, green lettering on cover. . Hinge starting, some marks on front and rear panel, pages yellowed. Unclipped dust jacket is worn and faded, some stains, in protective mylar cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 387 pp View more info

Laughter is a Wonderful Thing: As Told to Ralph Hancock

By: Brown, Joe E., Ralph Hancock

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17439

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter brown cloth over biege boards, orange and white lettering on spine, orange endpapers, author's signature on ffep. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust Jacket slightly worn. FINE/NEAR FINE. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (viii), 312 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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The Worlds of Robert E. Sherwood: Mirror to His Times, 1896-1939

By: Brown, John Mason

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row Publishers: 1965

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10652

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, author's facsimile signature, gilt, on cover, grey endpapers, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with several B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition, with only the slightest signs of wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 409, (1) pp View more info

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The Diana Chronicles

By: Brown, Tina

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2007

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19103

ISBN: 0385517084

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xvi, 542 pp View more info

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THAT MAN HEINE

By: Browne, Lewis; Elsa Weihl

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 6274

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First Printing (October 1927). Publisher's black cloth over silver boards, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, embossed corner boarders on covers. 8vo. 420 pp. Illustrated with glossy frontispiece portrait and full page B&W reproductions. Gift inscription on ffep, front hinge starting, boards lightly rubbed, else near fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Growing Up with Southern Illinois 1820 to 1861

By: Brush, Daniel Harmon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 12244

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion and borders on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with sepia frontispiece portrait. Daniel Harmon Brush was born April 15, 1813, in Vergennes, Vermont. When he was 7, His family moved to Greene Co. IL. His father died same year. Daniel helped hold the homestead together for eight difficult years. His mother remarried and moved to Sangamon County. In 1828, Daniel moved to Jackson County to l... View more info

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Growing Up with Southern Illinois 1820 to 1861

By: Brush, Daniel Harmon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley: 1944

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20122

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and medallion on cover. Illustrated with sepia portrait frontispiece and map of Southern Illinois.. Corner lightly bumped, else fine; tight, square, unmarked, and clean. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. B&W Photo . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. (xxxii), 265 pp View more info