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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

Image for LAURENCE OLIVIER A Biography

LAURENCE OLIVIER A Biography

By: Spoto, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1992

Order Number: 17825

ISBN: 0060183152

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small closed tear to DJ ; 8vo; 460 pages View more info

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LENYA A Life

By: Spoto, Donald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17831

ISBN: 0316807257

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 371 pages View more info

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THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THOMAS ARNOLD, PH.D. [VOLUME TWO ONLY]

By: Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, T. Fellowes: 1858

Edition: Eighth Edition

Order Number: 14956

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities with cuts to spine covering. Previous owner's name to first blank page. Foxing to first few and last few pages; Volume two only of the biography of the theologist ; 8vo; 395 pages View more info

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EVELYN WAUGH The Early Years 1903-1939

By: Stannard, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16279

ISBN: 0393024504

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; The first part of the life of the noted novelist ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 537 pages View more info

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LINCOLN STEFFENS [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Steffens, Lincoln

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1931

Order Number: 17841

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Djs chipped and darkened. Bookplates. Vol. 1: front hinge started. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 884 pages View more info

Image for THE LETTERS OF LINCOLN STEFFENS [TWO VOLUME SET] Volume I: 1889-1919, Volume II: 1920-1936

THE LETTERS OF LINCOLN STEFFENS [TWO VOLUME SET] Volume I: 1889-1919, Volume II: 1920-1936

By: Steffens, Lincoln

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5434

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit sunned. Back hinge volume 1 repaired with clear tape. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. In VG+ slipcase with very minor rubbing; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 1072 pages View more info

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THE BOOK OF DAVID

By: Steinberg, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10284

ISBN: 0743272323

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED by author to first blank page; 8vo; 191 pages View more info

Image for EXACT RESEMBLANCE TO EXACT RESEMBLANCE The Literary Portraiture of Gertrude Stein

EXACT RESEMBLANCE TO EXACT RESEMBLANCE The Literary Portraiture of Gertrude Stein

By: Steiner, Wendy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1979

Order Number: 17834

ISBN: 0300021658

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo; 225 pages View more info

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PAUL BUNYAN

By: Stevens, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Alfred A. Knopf: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6424

Condition: Very Good+


Binding not tight. Occasional underlining; Woodcuts by Allen Lewis ; Woodcuts; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

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LUST FOR LIFE A Novel of Vincent Van Gogh

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1937

Order Number: 9129

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ sunned and with one very small chip to top front ; Warmly INSCRIBED by Irving Stone; 8vo; 399 pages View more info

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THE PASSIONS OF THE MIND A Novel of Sigmund Freud

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 17824

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Tape residue to DJ ; Fictionalized account of the life of the father of modern psychiatry; Ex-Library; 8vo; 856 pages View more info

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THE EDGE OF APRIL A Biography of John Burroughs

By: Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1957

Order Number: 14208

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Tape residue to endpapers. Small bookseller's sticker to front endpaper; Dramatized story of the noted naturalist; Woodcuts; 8vo; 316 pages View more info

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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The Grand Design

By: Taviani, Paolo Emilio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Instituto Geografico De Agostini: 1985

Order Number: 16715

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Professor of economics and noted Columbus scholar Taviani has produced a thoroughly researched volume of the life of the explorer; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 573 pages View more info

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INGRID BERGMAN

By: Taylor, John Russell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14214

ISBN: 0312417969

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ with some laminate peel; illustrated portrait of the noted actress; B&W & Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages View more info

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A SOCIALIST'S FAITH

By: Thomas, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Washington, Kennikat Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 10098

ISBN: 0804614369

Condition: Very Good+


Minute open tears to a couple of pages, barely noticeable ; Noted politician Thomas underscores his theories and beliefs in socialism ; 8vo; 326 pages View more info

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EXPERIENCES

By: Toynbee, Arnold J

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1969

Order Number: 15986

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and chipping with removal residue to DJ; As he approached his eightieth year, author Toynbee sets down his views on a number of topics including portions of his own life experiences; 8vo; 417 pages View more info

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THE LIFE OF ELEANOR MARX 1855-1898 A Socialist Tragedy

By: Tsuzuki, Chushichi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1967

Order Number: 14169

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear and chipping to price clipped DJ; The life of the daughter of Karl Marx; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

Image for SOME OF THESE DAYS The Autobiography of Sophie Tucker

SOME OF THESE DAYS The Autobiography of Sophie Tucker

By: Tucker, Sophie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17822

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge weakening; INSCRIBED by Sophie Tucker on half title page; 8vo; 309 pages View more info

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THERE GOES KAFKA

By: Urzidil, Johannes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1968

Order Number: 12544

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & one small open tear to DJ, which has some dampstaining; A translation of the original edition, published in Zurich; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 231 pages View more info

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MY LIFE [2 VOLUME SET] A Record of Events and Opinions

By: Wallace, Alfred Russel

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1905

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 17783

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to boards. Bookplate. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Vol 1: tipped-in newspaper article on first blank page, which left a tan mark ; 8vo; 435, 464 pages View more info

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CHARLES DARWIN The Man and His Warfare

By: Ward, Henshaw

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1927

Order Number: 17642

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge started. Previous owner's stamp and name on front free endpaper. Frontispiece dampstained ; 8vo; 472 pages View more info

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LIFE ON THE LINE

By: Wattleton, Faye

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5561

ISBN: 0345392655

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows slight yellowing. Binding just slightly loose; INSCRIBED ('Faye') by author, the former president of Planned Parenthood ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 489 pages View more info

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PRIVATE SHAW & PUBLIC SHAW A Dual Portrait of Lawrence of Arabia and G. B. S.

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1963

Order Number: 16531

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows rubbing with chipping and small closed tears; After having finished Seven Pillars of Wisdom, T. E. Lawrence decided to go 'underground' and enlist in the RAF first under the name Ross, then using Shaw. George Bernard Shaw had just finished Back to Methuselah and was recharging his creative batteries, when, in March 1922, the two men met and formed a friendship that lasted until Lawrence's passing in 1935. Both Shaws are presented here in the context of that friendship; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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EXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Discoveries and Conclusions of a Very Ordinary Brain (Since 1866)

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16571

Condition: Very Good+


Boards slightly darkened and spotted; Detailed autobiographical look at the writer's life, with numerous charming digressions ; 8vo; 718 pages View more info

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BRIGHAM YOUNG

By: Werner, M. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1925

Order Number: 10088

Condition: Very Good+


Some pages uncut ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 477 pages View more info

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE

By: White, William Allen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1946

Order Number: 9011

Condition: Very Good+


Political insider and writer White tells his story in an accessible style, with a particularly moving account of the untimely passing of his young daughter. Much information also about Teddy Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Taft, Wilson, etc. Coined the phrase "What's the Matter With Kansas?" ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 669 pages View more info

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THE PROFESSIONAL: LYNDON B. JOHNSON

By: White, William S.

Price: $210.77

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1964

Order Number: 14799

Condition: Very Good+


Apparent pencil marks to front board; INSCRIBED by Lyndon Johnson to half-title page. A look at his life & political career from early in his Presidency; 8vo; 273 pages View more info