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Image for THE FIRST BATTLE The Story of the Campaign of 1896

THE FIRST BATTLE The Story of the Campaign of 1896

By: Bryan, William Jennings

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. B. Conkey Company: 1896

Order Number: 8838

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Hinges started; Three-time Presidential nominee Bryan relates the story of the first go-round, in 1896 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 629 pages View more info

Image for THE FIRST BATTLE The Story of the Campaign of 1896

THE FIRST BATTLE The Story of the Campaign of 1896

By: Bryan, William Jennings

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, W. B. Conkey Company: 1896

Order Number: 18057

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Hinges started. Pages a bit darkened ; Three-time Presidential nominee Bryan relates the story of the first go-round, in 1896. INSCRIBED by Bryan on bound-in dedication page ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 629 pages View more info

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THE MEMOIRS OF WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN

By: Bryan, William Jennings; Bryan, Mary Baird

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, The John C. Winston Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18056

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and one small closed tear to top spine. Light bumping to top right corner. ; The life of the three-time Presidential nominee. Decorative full leather boards with gilt lettering and gilt linear design. All edges gilt. SIGNED by the wife and co-author on front endpaper. With laid-in postcard that appears to be a silver print ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 560 pages View more info

Image for I'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS A Memoir

I'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS A Memoir

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17849

ISBN: 0399141871

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 236 pages View more info

THE ROMANCE OF ISABEL LADY BURTON [TWO VOLUME SET] The Story of Her Life

By: Burton, Isabel & Wilkins, W. H.

Price: $192.79

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 14887

Condition: Very Good


Both volumes show wear to extremities, spotting to boards, and less than completely tight bindings, volume one more than volume two; The life of the wife of the noted explorer, told by herself and W. H. Wilkins ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 778 (374,404) pages View more info

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SIR RICHARD BURTON'S WIFE

By: Burton, Jean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Order Number: 12492

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear & chipping to price clipped, tape repaired DJ; Biography of Isabel Burton, the wife of the great explorer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 378,xiii pages View more info

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SIR RICHARD BURTON'S WIFE

By: Burton, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6490

Condition: Very Good+


Spine lettering faded. Binding not tight; Biography of Isabel Burton, the wife of the great explorer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 378,xiii pages View more info

Image for ADLAI E. STEVENSON OF ILLINOIS A Portrait

ADLAI E. STEVENSON OF ILLINOIS A Portrait

By: Busch, Noel F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Young: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17823

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with light chipping. Pages a bit browned; 8vo; 236 pages View more info

Image for RISE AND WALK The Trial and Triumph of Dennis Byrd

RISE AND WALK The Trial and Triumph of Dennis Byrd

By: Byrd, Dennis & D'Orso, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17843

ISBN: 0060177837

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 258 pages View more info

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CAGNEY BY CAGNEY

By: Cagney, James

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7597

ISBN: 0385045875

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ darkened. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; SIGNED by Cagney on page facing title page. Cagney signed this book when he was older. Extremely rare! ; 8vo; 202 pages View more info

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AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Carlisle Hart, Kitty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1988

Order Number: 17847

ISBN: 0385244258

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo; 263 pages View more info

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THE LIFE OF JOHN STERLING

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5330

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth boards. Minute tears to top and bottom spine. Two Bookplates - one older and one newer looking. Front hinge cracked, back hinge started. Last few pages with minor foxing. Spine slightly cocked; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 344 pages View more info

Image for OUR ENDANGERED VALUES America's Moral Crisis

OUR ENDANGERED VALUES America's Moral Crisis

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14217

ISBN: 0743284577

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; The former President writes with regret of the abandonment of formerly cherished American values ; 8vo; 212 pages View more info

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SHARING GOOD TIMES

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7026

ISBN: 0743270339

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Nicely SIGNED "Carter" on title page by the former President ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 175 pages View more info

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THE BLOOD OF ABRAHAM

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7027

ISBN: 0395377226

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Pages a bit yellowed (as usual). ; 8vo; 257 pages View more info

Image for MY TRIP ABROAD What Europe Did to the World's Most Popular Movie Actor

MY TRIP ABROAD What Europe Did to the World's Most Popular Movie Actor

By: Chaplin, Charlie

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17921

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned, frail and with light chipping. One small bump to front board. Endpapers browned; Tipped-in signature card SIGNED by Chaplin with black ink: "Faithfully Charlie Chaplin". 1st Edition with B-W on copyright page. In nice dark grey custom box, 1/4 green leather with gilt lettering ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 155 pages View more info

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WHAT AM I DOING HERE

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14180

ISBN: 0670825085

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; Author Chatwin's own collection of his biographical stories, various anecdotes, and travel writings, in a witty and engaging style; 8vo; 367 pages View more info

Image for THE MIND AND SPIRIT OF JOHN PETER ALTGELD

THE MIND AND SPIRIT OF JOHN PETER ALTGELD

By: Christman, Henry M. [Ed. ]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18059

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex-lib with minimal markings. One small closed tear to DJ and with light edgewear ; 8vo; 183 pages View more info

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CAPOTE A Biography

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14218

ISBN: 0671228110

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; comprehensive biography of the noted writer of In Cold Blood, among others; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 631 pages View more info

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LIVING HISTORY

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 14226

ISBN: 0743222245

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Sticker residue to Brodart covering; SIGNED by author to bookplate tipped in to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 562 pages View more info

Image for THE STRENUOUS LIFE The "Oyster Bay" Roosevelts in Business and Finance

THE STRENUOUS LIFE The "Oyster Bay" Roosevelts in Business and Finance

By: Cobb, Wm. T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, William E. Rudge's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10052

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Very faint foxing to rear endpaper; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages View more info

Image for PROFESSIONAL SECRETS An Autobiography of Jean Cocteau

PROFESSIONAL SECRETS An Autobiography of Jean Cocteau

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15682

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ with laminate starting to bubble ; Drawn from his writings by Robert Phelps and translated by Richard Howard ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

Image for THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF DR. ARMAND HAMMER

THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF DR. ARMAND HAMMER

By: Considine, Bob

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11775

ISBN: 0060108363

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ. Corners bumped; INSCRIBED by Armand Hammer to Dr. Francis Crick. NYT book review laid in; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

Image for THE ROAD FROM COORAIN

THE ROAD FROM COORAIN

By: Conway, Jill Ker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Order Number: 14185

ISBN: 0394574567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


INSCRIBED by author to title page ; 8vo; 238 pages View more info

Image for EDITH WHARTON 1862-1937

EDITH WHARTON 1862-1937

By: Coolidge, Olivia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Order Number: 17821

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities, price clipped ; 8vo; 221 pages View more info

Image for THE RISE OF THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD

THE RISE OF THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD

By: Corti, Count Egon Caesar

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1934

Order Number: 14142

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ with sunning; Originally published 1928, this is a film tie-in with photos from the 1934 film of the same name in the endpapers and with George Arliss on the cover ; 8vo; 432 pages View more info

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THE LIFE OF WHITELAW REID [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Cortissoz, Royal

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Limited: 1921

Order Number: 14944

Condition: Very Good


Volume one shows wear to extremities, bookplate to front pastedown. Volume two shows bumping to corners, small tears to spine covering and a bookplate to front pastedown. Both volumes have some uncut pages ; Two volume biography of the newspaper editor and unsuccessful 1892 vice presidential candidate ; 8vo; 424,472 pages View more info

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JAN CREMER WRITES AGAIN

By: Cremer, Jan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15385

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; Author Cremer writes of his travels in various locales in Europe and Northern Africa. Not for the faint of heart, as most of the author's adventures involve women and some unsavory behavior ; 8vo; 346 pages View more info

Image for CONNECTICUT YANKEE An Autobiography

CONNECTICUT YANKEE An Autobiography

By: Cross, Wilbur L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1943

Order Number: 13396

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ worn & taped together. Wear to spine ends. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper ; Autobiography of the four-term Connecticut governor; 8vo View more info

Image for THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN

THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE JOHN PHILPOT CURRAN

By: Curran, William Henry & Mackenzie, R. Shelton

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Union Catholic Publishing Company: 1882

Order Number: 12498

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Closed tear to ffep. Foxing to first few pages. Previous owner's name to verso of frontispiece; biography of the 'late master of the rolls' by his son; 8vo; 535,14 pages View more info