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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16223

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition. Full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . Corners and head and heel of spine show some mild wear, former owner's inscription on fep, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, (i), 304, (1) pp View more info

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Napoleon and his Parents: On the Threahold of History

By: Carrington, Dorothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 9810

ISBN: 0525248331

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's white cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is price-clipped but otherwise unmarked. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxv), 289 pp View more info

The Savage Pilgrimage: A Narrative of D. H. Lawrence

By: Carswell, Catherine

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1932

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 25382

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g. (red). . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, spine and edges of boards lightly sunned, some sparse notes and underlining in pencil throughout. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, 296 pp View more info

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D.H. Lawrence and the Body Mystical

By: Carter, Frederick

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Denis Archer: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23491

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This copy is number 39 of an edition limited to 250 copies. Quarter bound orange cloth over marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, black lettering on cover, gilt illustration on front cover, BW frontispiece. . Slight sunning to top edge, very slight browning to corners of endpapers caused by old mylar, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 63 pp View more info

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Sharing Good Times

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18064

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's green cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has former price sticker on rear cover, else new. AS NEW/AS NEW. . Small quarto 8" - 9" tall. 174 pp View more info

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Napoleon

By: Castelot, Andre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 22921

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, beige endpapers, foredge deckle . Spine sunned, top edge foxed, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 627 pp View more info

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Waiting for the Morning Train: An American Boyhood

By: Cattan, Bruce

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Trade Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10336

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full purple cloth, gilt lettering on spine, purple endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. . Top edge slightly shelf-worn, one small spot on rear board, else fine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is very lightly sunned along the spine and top edge and has one small spot on the rear panel. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 260 pp View more info

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

By: Cellini, Benvenuto

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Fine Editions Press: 1948

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 240

Condition: Near Fine


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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, Written by Himself: Edited and Translated by John Addington Symonds with a Biographical Sketch of Cellini by the Same Hand, together with an Introduction to this Edition upon Benvenuto Cellini, Artist and Writer, by Royal Cortissoz with Reproductions of Forty Original Portraits and Views Illustrating the Life (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; John Addington Symonds (ed & trans)

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NY, Brentano's: 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 24293

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in brown half crushed morocco over brown cloth boards by Brentano's (signed); spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders on covers, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Illustrated with forty tissue-protected photogravure reproductions. Includes Notes, Pedigree of Cellini, and detailed Index. . Corners very lightly bumped, otherwise unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FIN... View more info

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Victoria: The Young Queen

By: Charlot, Monica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell: 1991

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 24912

ISBN: 0631174370

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs and reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vii, (i), 492 pp View more info

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Churchill: The End of Glory: A Political Biography

By: Charmley, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16385

ISBN: 015117881X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in brown cloth over brown boards, gilt lettering on spine. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, are in excellent, unmarked condition, showing only light shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. viii, 742 pp View more info

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Nancy Cunard

By: Chisholm, Anne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26299

ISBN: 0394492005

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in white cloth over silver boards, silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine, t.e.g. (purple), fore edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. Volume shows only mild shelf wear, former owner's name and address written on ffep, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, small closed tear at head of spine. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, 366, (2) pp View more info

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Days at the Morn

By: Chotzinoff, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1964

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 11574

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


VERY GOOD/GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 309 pp View more info

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Henry VII

By: Chrimes, S.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22949

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, top edge red. Illustrated with B&W photograph on frontispiece, numerous B&W photographs, maps in text, and genealogical charts. . A few dog-eared pages, minimal underlining in blue ink on very few pages, otherwise tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xv), 373 pp View more info

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Winston S. Churchill Volume II 1901 - 1914: Young Statesman

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14666

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in beige cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on blue panel on spine, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with several pages of B&W photographs. . Some mild rubbing around corners and head and heel of spine, top edge lightly stained, ffep lightly soiled, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, shows moderate wear and chipping. NEAR FINE/GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxxiv, (i), 763 pp View more info

Image for Winston S. Churchill: Volume II, 1901 - 1914: Young Statesman

Winston S. Churchill: Volume II, 1901 - 1914: Young Statesman

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 15165

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library with church stamp on half-title, missing front endpapers, tape marks where dust jacket was taped to the book, front hinge broken, but otherwise clean and square. Dust jacket has mark from a removed label on spine and wear at head and heel. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxxii, (i), 763 pp View more info

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Memories and Adventures

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1989

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18613

ISBN: 0297795333

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. x, 261 pp View more info

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The Making of the Finest Hour 18 June 1940

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Delray Beach, FL, Levenger Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18624

ISBN: 1929154267

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth with embossed gilt lettering on cover and spine, photographic endpapers and CD in plastic envelope on front pastedown. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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Clapton: The Autobiography

By: Clapton, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2007

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 24023

ISBN: 038551851X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. viii, 343 pp View more info

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Eric Clapton: The Autobiography

By: Clapton, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2007

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26168

ISBN: 038551851X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in grey cloth over black boards, silver lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with 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. viii, 343 pp View more info