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Alvin Ailey: A Life in Dance

By: Dunning, Jennifer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 24338

ISBN: 0201626071

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing (stated, August 1996). The Da Capo edition was not published until September 25, 1996. Publisher's laminated photographic boards, endpapers yellow. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Now for the first time, the life and work of Alvin Ailey, one of the most beloved figures in modern dance, is examined by a writer uniquely able to place him and his legacy in perspective. Jennifer Dunning, New York Times dance critic and reporter, brings her ... View more info

Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America, embracing History, Statesmanship, Naval and Military Life, Philosophy, The Drama, Science, Literature and Art, with Biographies (Two volumes, complete)

By: Duyckinck, Evert A.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: NY, Johnson, Wilson & Company: 1873

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10235

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Full padded black leather, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, thick leather boards with recessed central panels, intricate gilt borders, gilt dentelles. Illustrated with numerous highly finished steel engravings from original portraits by the most celebrated artists. Biographees include: Marie Antoinette, George Washington, Goethe, Lafayette, Jefferson, Napoleon, Lord Nelson, Lord Byron, A... View more info

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Edith Wharton An Extraordinary Life

By: Dwight, Eleanor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1994

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19260

ISBN: 0810939711

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, brown endpapers. Illustrated with b&w drawings and photographs. . Former owner's gift inscription on half-title page, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has a 3" closed slit on the front cover (box cutter?) and some faint impressions on the rear cover. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . B&W Illustrations/Photograhs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 296 pp View more info

From the Deep Woods to Civilization, including excerpts from Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2528

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is the autobiography of Charles Alexander Eastman, first piblished by Little Brown in 1916. Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; 1858-1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on S... View more info

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization, including excerpts from Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2530

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is the autobiography of Charles Alexander Eastman, first piblished by Little Brown in 1916. Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; 1858-1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on S... View more info

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization, including excerpts from Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2532

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is the autobiography of Charles Alexander Eastman, first piblished by Little Brown in 1916. Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; 1858-1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on S... View more info

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization, including excerpts from Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2547

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is the autobiography of Charles Alexander Eastman, first piblished by Little Brown in 1916. Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; 1858-1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on S... View more info

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From the Deep Woods to Civilization, including excerpts from Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2594

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover. t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is the autobiography of Charles Alexander Eastman, first piblished by Little Brown in 1916. Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; 1858-1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on S... View more info

Henry James (Five Volumes, Complete)

By: Edel, Leon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1953

Edition: 1st Discussion Editon. Second Printing

Seller ID: 17499

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Five volumes in black slipcase. Publisher's glossy wraps. B&W photograph frontispiece. Volume1: The Untried Years: 1843-1870; Volume 2: The Conquest of London: 1870-1881; Volume 3: The Middle Years: 1882-1895; Volume 4: The Treacherous Years: 1895-1901; Volume 5: The Master: 1901-1916. . The volumes are in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean; and showing only minor shelf-wear. FINE.. B&W Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. (xviii), 350 pp View more info

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Henry James (Five Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase)

By: Edel, Leon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1953

Edition: First Paperback Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 22951

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's printed wraps in black slipcase. Illustrated with B&W photographs and frontispieces. Volume 1: The Untried Years: 1843-1870; Volume 2: The Conquest of London: 1870-1881; Volume 3: The Middle Years: 1882-1895; Volume 4: The Treacherous Years: 1895-1901; Volume 5: The Master: 1901-1916. . Covers creased with some corners folded over, covers lightly soiled, spines faded, pages aged, else clean, square, and tight. Slipcase scratched, edges worn from shelving. ... View more info

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Henry James: A Life

By: Edel, Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 23109

ISBN: 0060154594

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in tan cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine. . Former owner's inscription on ffep, ffep slightly tanned, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket only lightly chipped and worn. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiv, 740 pp View more info

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A Remarkable Woman: A Biography of Katharine Hepburn

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co: 1985

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 5785

ISBN: 0688045286

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over gray boards, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. Includes Film Chronology, Theater Chronology, List of Awards and Nominations, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. A detailed biography of the famed Hollywood actress and stage performer, covering her family background and early life, her stage and film career, her various personal relationshi... View more info

Eisenhower at War 1943-1945

By: Eisenhower, David

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1986

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 725

ISBN: 0394412370

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped medallion on cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with 24 maps, several double-page. Includes Index of Principal Figures; Glossary; Bibliography, extensive Notes; and Index. . Brief gift inscription on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is very mildly chipped with a vert small closed tear at the head of the spine. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Maps. Thick 8vo 8"... View more info

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Eisenhower at War 1943-1945

By: Eisenhower, David

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Wings Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14820

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Blue cloth cover, gilt lettering on spine, glossary, notes and extensive index. . Inscription in ink to former owner of fep, little wear to head and heel of spine, small mark on corner at top of pages, hinge starting. The unclipped dust jacket rubbed slight wear to head and heel of spine. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . B&W photgraphs and maps. xxvii 977 pp View more info

Eisenhower at War 1943-1945

By: Eisenhower, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24460

ISBN: 0394412370

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering in spine, blind-stamped medallion on cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Some white spots on cover, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price-clipped dust jacket. VERY GOOD+/VERY GOOD.. Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall. 977, (1) pp View more info

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In Review: Pictures I've Kept

By: Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19110

ISBN: 0385015100

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


The text is drawn from four books by Eisenhower. Together, the General's (President's) words and their accompanying photographs, including a number shown here for the first time outside the Eisenhower family album, provide a self-portrait or sketch whose dignity and fidelity can never be surpassed . NEAR FINE.. B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (xiv), 237 pp View more info

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Work in Progress

By: Eisner, Michael D.; Tony Schwartz

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1998

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22614

ISBN: 0375500715

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xi, (iii), 450 pp View more info

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His Excellency: George Washington

By: Ellis, Joseph J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 20494

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Normal edge wear at bottom of dust jacket, else as new. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xx), 571 pp View more info

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Oscar Wilde

By: Ellmann, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition. Second Printing

Seller ID: 8315

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full taupe cloth, silver lettering and black decoration on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs. Includes Notes, Select Bibliography, Appendix A & B and Index. . Head and heel of spine slightly bumped and faded, red remainder mark on bottom edge, edges of board slightly faded, soil mark on top edge, small mark on fore-edge, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has some scratches on front panel and mild shelf-wear,... View more info

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Oscar Wilde

By: Ellmann, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 26287

ISBN: 0394554841

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in brown cloth over tan boardsblack decoration and silver lettering on cover and spine, fore edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. Edges of boards and heel of spine lightly sunned, former owner's name and address written on ffep, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xvii, 680, (4) pp View more info