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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

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14191

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


One volume in green marbled slipcase. Quarter bound in black cloth over green marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, a.e.g. (red). Illustrated with twelve gravures by Zhenya Gay. . Spine lightly sunned, mild wear to slipcase, else fine. NEAR FINE. . B&W Gravures. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. (vii), ix, 77 pp View more info

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Prince Philip

By: Dean, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1955

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12245

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 219 pp View more info

Image for Blind Ambition: The White House Years

Blind Ambition: The White House Years

By: Dean, John W. III

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1976

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25679

ISBN: 0671224387

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full tan cloth, white lettering on spine, tan endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly worn. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 415 pp View more info

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Having Our Say

By: Delany, Sarah; A. Elizabeth Delany; Amy Hill Hearth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International: 1993

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 25598

ISBN: 156836010X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in beige cloth over beige boards, red lettering on cover and spine, dark red endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiii, 210 pp View more info

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Josephine: Napoleon's Incomparable Empress

By: DeLorme, Eleanor P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 13900

ISBN: 0810912295

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, burgundy endpapers. Generously illustrated with 80 illustrations including 20 plates in full color. This elegant biography, illustrated with works of art that depict many of the individuals and episodes in Josephine's remarkable life, focuses not only on the crucial role she played in Napoleon's political and military career, but also in her support of the arts and the details of her social and personal l... View more info

The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan, 1921-1927

By: Desti, Mary

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 18049

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Second printing before publication (February 1929). Publisher's full gray blocked cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, top edge black. Illustrated with 24 photographs, facsimilies and reproductions. Mary Desti Dempsey (1871-1931) left Chicago for Paris in 1901 with her then year-old son, Preston Sturges. In Paris, she met and formed a life-long friendship with dancer and choreographer Isadora Duncan. Desti (who adopted this name because... View more info

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An American Childhood

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24783

ISBN: 0060158050

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, maps on endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket lightly sunned, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xii), 255 pp View more info

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Caesar

By: Dodge, Theodore Ayrault

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, De Capo Press: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 7320

ISBN: 0306807874

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy illustrated covers. Illustrated with B&W maps and diagrams. . Corners slightly worn, bottom front cover slightly bent, else fine; pages clean and tight. VERY GOOD-.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xix), (iv), 789, (3) pp View more info

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Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag

By: Dolgun, Alexander

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19713

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full dark navy linen, copper lettering on spine and cover. . Hinge starting, spine faded, some shelf-wear, former owner's signature in ink on front and rear endpapers. GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 370 pp View more info

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Lincoln

By: Donald, David Herbert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 18559

ISBN: 0684808463

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 714 pp View more info

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Edward VIII

By: Donaldson, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 25828

ISBN: 0397007655

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in navy cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. Edges of boards lightly sunned, former owner's name and address written on ffep and embossed stamp on half-title page. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear, spine lightly sunned. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 477 pp View more info

Image for Tumultuouse Years The Presidency of Harry S. Truman 1949-1953

Tumultuouse Years The Presidency of Harry S. Truman 1949-1953

By: Donovan, Robert J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 18383

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 22 B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 444 pp View more info

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A Passion For Souls: The Life of D. L. Moody

By: Dorsett, Lyle W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Moody Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 11310

ISBN: 0802451810

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. 489 pp View more info

Image for Jack: The Great Seducer The Life and Many Loves of Jack Nicholson

Jack: The Great Seducer The Life and Many Loves of Jack Nicholson

By: Douglas, Edward

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 21196

ISBN: 0060520477

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


Clean, unmarked and tight with unclipped dustjacket. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 438 pp View more info

Image for Go East, Young Man: The Early Years The Autobiography of William O. Douglas

Go East, Young Man: The Early Years The Autobiography of William O. Douglas

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1974

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8960

ISBN: 0394488342

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full brown cloth, gilt, silver, and bronze lettering on spine, facsimile of author's signature blind-stamped on cover, top edge red, brown endpapers. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. . Small, red Random House remainder stamp on bottom edge, top edges of boards lightly sunned, dust jacket shows slight shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xv), 493 pp View more info

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Bushworld Enter At Your Own Risk

By: Dowd, Maureen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam and Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19053

ISBN: 039915258x

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xv), 523 pp View more info

Image for Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most Eminent in Philanthropy, Patriotism, Art, Literature, Discovery, Science, Invention

Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most Eminent in Philanthropy, Patriotism, Art, Literature, Discovery, Science, Invention

By: Drake, Samuel Adams

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. J. Smith & Company: 1888

Edition: Revised Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 24180

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Professionally rebacked in red leather over original elaborately blind-stamped red cloth, reverse gilt lettering on cover, printed endpapers, a.e.g. Profusely illustrated with nearly 100 portraits"Emblematically Embellished." . Professionally rebacked in red leather, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD+.. Portraits. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 702 pp View more info

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My Years on the Stage

By: Drew, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1922

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24309

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, rendering of author's signature blind-stamped on front cover. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Volume shows mild wear and rubbing around corners and head and heel of spine, hinges sprung. GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii, (ii), 242 pp View more info