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Only One Year

By: Alliluyeva, Svetlana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11238

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, 444 pp View more info

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Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter Who Traveled the Overland Trail

By: Applegate, Jesse A.; Lavinia Honeyman Porter; Martin Ridge (ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19919

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 a color map showing both routes, an engraved frontispiece, and several additional photographs and drawings.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW. . Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 87. B&W Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxiii, 416 pp View more info

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I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Program

By: Auster, Paul (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17059

ISBN: 0805067140

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxi, (iii), 383, (3) pp View more info

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Journal of an Itinerant Artist

By: Bacigalupa, Drew

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor: 1977

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14900

ISBN: 0879738871

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Publisher's full off-white cloth, brown lettering on spine and brown desert cactus on the front cover. Author's dedication on frontispiece; illustrations at head of each chapter; collection of author's columns secured into back. . Printed bookplate, else the volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has small tears at the head of the spine, the upper tips and the top edge of the cover. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD-. . Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 176 pp. Signed by Author View more info

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Autobiography of an English Soldier in the United States Army

By: Ballentine, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19920

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with a frontispiece, several B&W plates, and a double-page color map. This is the autobiography of George Ballentine, a Scotsman, who emigrated to America expecting to use his skills as a weaver. Unable to find work in New York City, he enlists in the United States Army and in less than two years becomes part of General Winfield Scott's invasion force that lands at Vera Cruz and fights its way to the Mexican capital and the war's end.. Former owner's name and address neatly stamped on ffep, else as ... View more info

Memoirs of the Courts of Europe (13 volumes, only, of 14)

By: Baron C-F de Meneval; Duke of Saint-Simon; Madame de Remusat; Count de Mirabeau; et al.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, P. F. Collier & Son: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 27543

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on red panel on spines. nd (c. 1910). Includes Napoleon Bonaparte - The Court of the First Empire by Baron C-F de Meneval (3 volumes); Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by the Duke of Saint-Simon (3 volumes); Empress Josephine by Madame de Remusat (2 volumes); Madam Du Barry of the Court of Louis XV by H. Noel Williamson (1 Volume); Courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg by Count of Mirabeau (1 volume); Marguerite de Valois, of Madame de Pompadour, and of Catherine de Medici (1 volume); Marie Antoinette by Madame Campan (1 volume); Emma, Lady ... View more info

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Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life

By: Billings, John D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 12224

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece portrait and numerous full-page and in-text drawings. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 58. B&W Drawings. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xxxii, 483 pp View more info

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Wallis and Edward: Letters, 1931-1937: the Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

By: Bloch, Michael (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2648

ISBN: 0671612093

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped ($19.95) dust jacket. 8vo (6.5 x 9.5). 367 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's Royal Blue cloth over cream boards, gilt lettering on spine. Endpapers decorated with photographs of letters. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W photographs. This book offers a glimpse inside the romance of Edward VII, the Duke of Windsor, and his beloved American paramour, Wallis Simpson. At the heart of this volume are the extraordinary letters exchanged by the lovers themselves, from their improbable first meeting in 1931 - Wallis socially obscure, Edward then ... View more info

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The Man Who Knew Kennedy

By: Bourjaily, Vance

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1967

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10172

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle, red endpapers.. Top edge lightly soiled, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is mildly chipped at the head and heel of the spine and lightly sunned along the top edge. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 312 pp View more info

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Time Present, Time Past.

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7777

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Bill Bradley on the title page. Quarter bound in red cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on cover and spine, unclipped dust jacket, fore-edge deckle. . This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket shows only slight shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xvi), 442, (3) pp. Signed by Author 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 was incorporated by the Alabama legislature on February 5, 1858. The incorporators were Charles P. Samuel, Robert Samuel, and ... 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

CHILDREN OF OL' MAN RIVER

By: Bryant, Billy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2548

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 numerous color and B&W photographs and maps. The life of a family on a showboat on the Mississippi River. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, still in its original shrink-wrap. AS NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 86. Color and B&W Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxix, 360 pp View more info

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Children of Ol' Man River: The Life & Times of a Showboat Trouper

By: Bryant, Billy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17894

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs and maps.. Gilt on spine is slightly faded, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. NEAR FINE. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 86. Color and B&W Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxix, 360 pp View more info

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Revolutionary Days: Recollections of Romanoffs and Bolsheviki, 1914–1917: Including Passages from My Life Here and There, 1876-1917

By: Cantacuzene, Princess Julia, Countess Speransky

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2579

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on front cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece and photographs. Julia Dent Grant Cantacuzène Spiransky, Princess Cantacuzène, Countess Spiransky (1876-1975), was an American author and historian. She was the eldest child of Frederick Dent Grant and his wife Ida Marie Honoré, and the first grandchild of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States. In 1899, she married Prince Mikhail Cantacuzène, a Russian general and diplomat. Princess Cantacuzène was the author of three first-person accounts of... View more info

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Turning Point: A Candidate, A State, and a Nation Come of Age

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Times Books: 1992

Edition: Stated First Edition. Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9776

ISBN: 0812920791

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by President Carter on the half-title. Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over blue boards, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, and square. Top edge lightly soiled, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xxv), 223, (1) pp. Signed by Author View more info

Narrative of the Coronado Expedition (Relacion De La Jornada De Cibola)

By: Castaneda de Najera, Pedro de

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 2002

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 2529

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 in Color and B&W. Text in both English and Spanish. Illustrated with a two-page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several B&W illustrations. Translated by George P. Hammond and Agapito Rey. Edited by John Miller Morris. Includes extensive Historical Introduction by the editor. Castaneda’s account ranks with the log of Columbus and the Relation of Soto’s expedition by “A Gentleman of Elvas” as one of the most important documents on the early European exploratio... View more info

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Narrative of the Coronado Expedition (Relacion De La Jornada De Cibola)

By: Castaneda de Najera, Pedro de

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 2002

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 9119

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 in Color and B&W. Text in both English and Spanish. Illustrated with a two-page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several B&W illustrations. Translated by George P. Hammond and Agapito Rey. Edited by John Miller Morris. Includes extensive Historical Introduction by the editor. Castaneda’s account ranks with the log of Columbus and the Relation of Soto’s expedition by “A Gentleman of Elvas” as one of the most important documents on the early European exploratio... View more info

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Dark Wind: A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss

By: Chaplin, Gordon

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24469

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Illustrated with maps of route.. FINE/FINE.. Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 228 pp View more info

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My Experiences in the West

By: Collins, John S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 19909

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on front cover, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece and B&W fold-out map at end of volume. John S. Collins was a prosperous leather merchant in Omaha, Nebraska, when he was appointed by President Grant to operate the trading post at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in 1872. Collins had visited Fort Laramie on a previous trip in 1864. These are his memoirs of both trips. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW. The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 6... View more info