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I, JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER An "Autobiography"

By: Williams, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1972

Order Number: 5450

ISBN: 6712116848

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's notes on half title page; Decorative yellow endpapers ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 383 pages View more info

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THE MORTAL NAPOLEON III

By: Williams, Roger L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14149

ISBN: 0691051925

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & small open tears to price clipped DJ; 8vo; 226 pages View more info

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THE LIFE OF WASHINGTON IRVING [VOLUME ONE ONLY]

By: Williams, Stanley T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14223

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Dampstaining to rear board, bleeding through slightly to rear endpaper ; Stated first printing. Volume one only of the life story of the noted New York chronicler; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 501 pages View more info

Image for STRANGER AND TRAVELER The Story of Dorothea Dix, American Reformer

STRANGER AND TRAVELER The Story of Dorothea Dix, American Reformer

By: Wilson, Dorothy Clarke

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9972

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with two small rough spots (apparently from removed promotion label) ; 8vo; 360 pages View more info

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SHELLEY II The Middle of My Century

By: Winters, Shelley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7601

ISBN: 0671442104

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED by Shelley on title page ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 494 pages View more info

Image for INDIA RUBBER MAN The Story of Charles Goodyear

INDIA RUBBER MAN The Story of Charles Goodyear

By: Wolf, Ralph F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1939

Order Number: 2528

Condition: Very Good+


Front endpaper a bit warped from apparent binding error ; INSCRIBED by the author on front endpaper. Biography of Charles Goodyear, who, while he didn't invent rubber, made it respectable ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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A FEAST OF WORDS The Triumph of Edith Wharton

By: Wolff, Cynthia Griffin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1977

Order Number: 16219

ISBN: 0195021177

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear & chipping to price clipped DJ; The long journey from child of New York society in a society that took for granted the role of women into a renowned novelist ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 453 pages View more info

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE 1820-1910

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill Book Company: 1951

Order Number: 17817

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping and one small open tear to DJ ; 8vo; 382 pages View more info

Image for LILLIAN HELLMAN The Image, the Woman

LILLIAN HELLMAN The Image, the Woman

By: Wright, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17809

ISBN: 0671526871

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo; 507 pages View more info

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HIS LIFE AND TIMES

By: Young, Art

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Sheridan House: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13220

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ; A signed original drawing of a sunset is laid in. life story of the noted illustrator ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 467 pages View more info

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MOUNTBATTEN A Biography

By: Ziegler, Philip

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Order Number: 17726

ISBN: 039452098x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small chips to DJ ; 8vo; 784 pages View more info