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Living History

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26412

ISBN: 0743222245

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, rendering of author's signature blind-stamped on front cover. Illustrated with B&W pgotographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xi, (iii), 562 pp View more info

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American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

By: Cohen, Adam; Elizabeth Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16363

ISBN: 0316834033

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . Volume shows only light shelf-wear, front cover slightly bent, else fine. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (ix), 614 pp View more info

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The Alexiad

By: Comnena, Anna

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Classics: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 7971

ISBN: 0-140-449582

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Anna Komnene (1083-1153), commonly Latinized as Anna Comnena, was a Byzantine princess, scholar, physician, hospital administrator, and historian. She was the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I and his wife Irene Doukaina. She wrote the Alexiad, an account of her father’s reign. . VERY GOOD+.. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 560 pp View more info

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A Thief in the Night The Mysterious Death of Pope John Paul I

By: Cornwell, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Seller ID: 15711

ISBN: 0671683942

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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Time Flies

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1987

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13772

ISBN: 0385240406

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publishers red cloth. Authors facsimile signature, gilt, on cover, gilt lettering on spine. . Volume is in near perfect condition; tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has one scuff mark, otherwise perfect. FINE/FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 176 pp View more info

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The True Story of the Empress Eugenie

By: Count de Soissons

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Lane: 1921

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 20920

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covered in dark red cloth with embossed crest on front. Text is clean. . Cover shows wear, soiling and rubbing, spine is faded, corners are bumped. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 228 pp View more info

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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1960

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22146

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Boards show light wear along edges and corners, pages are faded with age; otherwise, this copy is clean, square and tight. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 254 pp View more info

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Those Days: an American Album

By: Critchfield, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Anchor Press/Doubleday: 1986

Edition: Book Club Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23079

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Quarter black cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Spine lightly worn, top edge soiled, smells slightly of mildew, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. FAIR/GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 429 pp View more info

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A Reporter's Life.

By: Cronkite, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 16991

ISBN: 034541103X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. VERY GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pp View more info

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A Reporter's Life

By: Cronkite, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19097

ISBN: 0394578791

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. viii, 384, (4) pp View more info

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Colette: The Difficulty of Loving

By: Crosland, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1973

Edition: 1st U.S. Printing

Seller ID: 12472

ISBN: 0672517604

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxx, 284, (5) pp View more info

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MADAME CURIE: A Biography by Eve Curie

By: Curie, Eve

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1938

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 13472

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full tan cloth, gilt lettering on brown panel on spine, brown lettering on front cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and B&W photographs. . Corners and head and heel of spine are only mildly rubbed, endpapers tanning, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Frontispiece portrait. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xi, 412 pp View more info

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Woffington: A Tribute to the Actress and the Woman

By: Daly, Augustin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Troy, NY, Nims and Knight: 1891

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26762

Condition: Poor with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine and cover. Illustrated with 19 tissue-protected photogravure illustrations. Margaret "Peg" Woffington (1720-1760) was a well-known Irish actress in Georgian London. She danced and acted at various Dublin theaters until her success as Sir Harry Wildair in "The Constant Couple" led to her being given her London debut at Covent Garden; she became well known as an actress thereafter. She li... View more info

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The Life of Woodrow Wilson 1856-1924

By: Daniels, Josephus

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 15802

ISBN: 837147299

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W portrait frontispiece and photographs. Includes Index. . Small scratch on rear cover, else as new. FINE. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 381 pp View more info

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Ted Kennedy: Triumphs and Tragedies

By: David, Lester

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 7897

ISBN: 0448017679

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Full grey cloth, gilt lettering on spine, unclipped dust jacket, tan endpapers, 16 pages of B&W photographs. . Dust jacket taped to endpapers, ex-library with usual markings, spine slightly cocked. . Ex-Library. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxii), 274 pp View more info

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Strange Destiny: A Biography of Warren Hastings

By: Davies, A. Mervyn

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15187

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Full grey cloth, blue lettering on cover and spine, fore-edge deckle, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece, several B&W plates. . Volume shows light shelf-wear, top of front boards lightly stained, water damage to rear board, and last several pages of volume, else very good. The unclipped dust jacket, now wrapped in Mylar, is worn with some loss at top of front panel and spine, rear panel soiled. GOOD+/POOR. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, (ii), 468 pp View more info

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World Without a Roof

By: Davis, Hassoldt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1957

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 8320

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Stated first edition. Full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine.. The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Spine lightly sunned, some light wear around corners, former owner's name written on fep, else fine. NEAR FINE . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (ix), 436 pp View more info

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FDR: The Beckoning of Destiny 1882-1928: A History

By: Davis, Kenneth S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Edition: History Book Club Illustrated Edition. 1

Seller ID: 26723

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full black cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (green). . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only mild shelf wear. Unclipped dust jacket is moderately worn including several small open and closed tears. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 936 pp View more info

Image for The Best of Clarence Day: Including God and My Father, Life With Father, Life With Mother, This Simian World, and Selections From Thoughts Without Words

The Best of Clarence Day: Including God and My Father, Life With Father, Life With Mother, This Simian World, and Selections From Thoughts Without Words

By: Day, Clarence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 14262

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Full pink cloth, red lettering and decoration on spine, reverse lettering on red panel on front cover, fore-edge deckle. . Corner's bumped and lightly wornd, spine moderately sunned, former owner's bookplate of fep, else near fine. VERY GOOD+. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 451, (1) pp View more info

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 8117

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over green patterned boards, gilt lettering on spine, a.e.g. (red.) Illustrated with 12 Gravures by Zhenya Gay. Includes an Introduction by William Bolitho. "Thomas De Quincey began using opium in 1802 and continued to use it on and off, passing through no less than four opium crises, during the course of his life. From the very first, the impact of the Confessions has been virtually incalculable. A genre of literature was a... View more info