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Image for LA PALABRA EL PENSAMIENTO Y LA ACCION

LA PALABRA EL PENSAMIENTO Y LA ACCION

By: Peron, Eva

Price: $175.00

Order Number: 6984

Condition: Very Good


Pages and boards a bit browned (as usual) ; Nd. [1950's]. A rare historical propaganda under Peron. Issued by "Presidencia de la Nacion Subsecretaria de Informaciones"; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

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IN SPITE OF MYSELF A Memoir

By: Plummer, Christopher

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17702

ISBN: 0679421629

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Nicely SIGNED by Plummer with black marker on title page; 8vo; 648 pages View more info

Image for JAMES BOSWELL The Earlier Years 1740-1769

JAMES BOSWELL The Earlier Years 1740-1769

By: Pottle, Frederick A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 14206

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & slight chipping to DJ; biography of the biographer; 8vo; 606 pages View more info

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MY AMERICAN JOURNEY

By: Powell, Colin & Persico, Joseph E

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 17874

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED by author on tipped-in plate. Stated first edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 643 pages View more info

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CLARENCE DARROW AND THE AMERICAN LITERARY TRADITION

By: Ravitz, Abe C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Press of Western Reserve University: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17683

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and one tiny hole to DJ ; 8vo; 163 pages View more info

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MINORITY REPORT

By: Rice, Elmer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5327

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 474 pages View more info

Image for MEANING NO OFFENSE Being Some of the Life, Adventures and Opinions of Trader Riddell, an Old Book Reviewer, in the Dark Continent of Comtemporary Literature; Including an Assortment of Strange Interviews and Literary Follies

MEANING NO OFFENSE Being Some of the Life, Adventures and Opinions of Trader Riddell, an Old Book Reviewer, in the Dark Continent of Comtemporary Literature; Including an Assortment of Strange Interviews and Literary Follies

By: Riddell, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1929

Order Number: 6428

Condition: Very Good-


Gilt spine lettering faded. Previous owners name in front free endpaper. Binding not tight ; A collection of humorous anecdotes by the book reviewer for Vanity Fair which hold up well today, slightly reminiscent of Twain. And the illustrations by Covarrubias complete the package! ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

Image for RECOLLECTIONS OF THE TABLE-TALK OF SAMUEL ROGERS To Which is Added Porsoniana

RECOLLECTIONS OF THE TABLE-TALK OF SAMUEL ROGERS To Which is Added Porsoniana

By: Rogers, Samuel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1856

Order Number: 7732

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-lib with absolute minimal markings. Boards lightly rubbed and a bit faded. A very clean and tight copy! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 346 pages View more info

Image for WHEN THIS YOU SEE REMEMBER ME Gertrude Stein in Person

WHEN THIS YOU SEE REMEMBER ME Gertrude Stein in Person

By: Rogers, W. G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1948

Order Number: 10059

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


DJ darkened and with light chipping. DJ spine missing; 8vo; 247 pages View more info

Image for LILLIAN HELLMAN Her Legend and Her Legacy

LILLIAN HELLMAN Her Legend and Her Legacy

By: Rollyson, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14224

ISBN: 0312000499

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Top corners bumped. Light wear to DJ ; Life story of the noted playwright, which purports to fill in the details left out of her autobiographies; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 613 pages View more info

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THIS I REMEMBER

By: Roosevelt, Eleanor

Price: $642.30

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 13490

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping and small tears to DJ. Bookplate and previous owner's name to half-title page ; SIGNED by Mrs. Roosevelt to half-title page. Her life with the four-term president; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 387 pages View more info

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MEN AND MEMORIES Recollections of William Rothenstein 1900 - 1922

By: Rothenstein, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann, Inc: 1931

Order Number: 10055

Condition: Very Good-


Gilt spine lettering faded. Wear to extremities ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 395 pages View more info

Image for MEN AND MEMORIES Recollections of William Rothenstein 1900 - 1922

MEN AND MEMORIES Recollections of William Rothenstein 1900 - 1922

By: Rothenstein, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann, Inc: 1932

Order Number: 10053

Condition: Very Good-


Gilt spine lettering faded. Light rubbing to extremities. Internally a NF copy - clean and with binding tight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 395 pages View more info

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MY YOUNG YEARS

By: Rubinstein, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1973

Order Number: 17846

ISBN: 0394468902

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit faded, first blank page missing; 8vo; 478, xiii pages View more info

Image for THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BERTRAND RUSSELL 1872-1914

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BERTRAND RUSSELL 1872-1914

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 17818

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo; 356 pages View more info

Image for THE LAST YEARS OF A REBEL A Memoir of Edith Sitwell

THE LAST YEARS OF A REBEL A Memoir of Edith Sitwell

By: Salter, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Order Number: 14211

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & blemishes to DJ; The last years of the noted poet, by her secretary; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

Image for RACE HOSS Big Emma's Boy

RACE HOSS Big Emma's Boy

By: Sample, Albert Race

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1984

Order Number: 7147

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Including a TYPED LETTER SIGNED by the literary agency and addressed to Gordon Parks. The book is stamped on front free endpaper by the literary agency ; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

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ALWAYS THE YOUNG STRANGERS

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1953

Order Number: 17830

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light chipping to price clipped DJ. ; 8vo; 445 pages View more info

Image for THE LAST PURITAN A Memoir in the Form of a Novel

THE LAST PURITAN A Memoir in the Form of a Novel

By: Santayana, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10057

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with rubbing to extremities. Endpapers browned. Hinges weakening; 8vo; 602 pages View more info

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THE LAST PURITAN

By: Santayana, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19106

Condition: Very Good


Boards and endpapers a bit darkened. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 602 pages View more info

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THE WORDS

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1964

Edition: First US Edition

Order Number: 10058

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped. Former owner's name to front free endpaper ; 8vo; 255 pages View more info

Image for 24 YEARS OF HOUSE WORK... AND THE PLACE IS STILL A MESS My Life in Politics

24 YEARS OF HOUSE WORK... AND THE PLACE IS STILL A MESS My Life in Politics

By: Schroeder, Pat

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews Mcmeel Publishing: 1998

Order Number: 7139

ISBN: 0836237072

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED by Schroeder on front free endpaper with a marker ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

Image for OUT OF MY LIFE AND THOUGHT An Autobiography

OUT OF MY LIFE AND THOUGHT An Autobiography

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1949

Order Number: 17820

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light rubbing to DJ; 8vo; 274 pages View more info

Image for SHAW THE VILLAGER AND HUMAN BEING A Biographical Symposium

SHAW THE VILLAGER AND HUMAN BEING A Biographical Symposium

By: Shappelow, Allan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1962

Order Number: 11247

Condition: Very Good+


Rear endpaper browned. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Forward by Dame Sybil Thorndike, who played Joan of Arc. Contains excerpts of letters and reminiscenses from those who knew him, about matters great and small; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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OUTSIDE THE BOX A Memoir

By: Sherr, Lynn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 15407

ISBN: 1+594862575

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to price clipped DJ; SIGNED by author. Bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. Autobiography of the noted newscaster ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 360 pages View more info

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WRINKLES

By: Simmons, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10265

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED ('Charles') on front free endpaper; 8vo; 182 pages View more info

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TAKEN CARE OF

By: Sitwell, Edith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16217

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and chipping to DJ with small open tears; The life story of the noted poet. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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O. HENRY Biography

By: Smith, C. Alphonso

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17536

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ with chips and small wholes. Nicely tape repaired. In G+ slipcase with top missing ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages View more info

Image for MARCHING ALONG Recollections of Men, Women and Music

MARCHING ALONG Recollections of Men, Women and Music

By: Sousa, John Philip

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston, Hale, Cushman & Flint: 1928

Order Number: 4007

ISBN: 0781290910

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small chips on DJ along spine ; INSCRIBED by Gilian Sousa Cary, a family member. Top edge gilt ; 8vo; 384 pages View more info

Image for PETER LAWFORD The Man Who Kept the Secrets

PETER LAWFORD The Man Who Kept the Secrets

By: Spada, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17854

ISBN: 0553071858

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ as well as last few pages lightly dampstained. ; 8vo; 504 pages View more info