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The Years of George Montgomery (Deluxe Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1981

Edition: limited to 250 copies

Seller ID: 007777


Full leather with gilt lettering. The gilt page edges are very lightly spotted. First page has a small spot of light paper loss - perhaps a name was renamed. View more info

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A Memorial to Dorothea Lynde Dix

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Harrisburg State Hospital: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014087


Portrait frontispiece of Dorothea Dix protected by tissue guard. Text printed on quality laid paper. No writing in the book. Foxing on first and last pages, but text pages are clean and white. Black cloth spine with blue and gold paper cased boards. Light edgewear/fading along top edge of board. A tight, square copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Illustrated London News Silver Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II 1952-1977

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Elm House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017520


Navy Blue Card Covers with original purple cardboard dustcover. Beautifully illustrated. Large folio, 72pp., with ads. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Frederick Emerson Clarke: In Memoriam: A Brief Biography and Voluntary Tributes (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lawrence, MA, Wrighht and Potter: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022502


Blue blind-stamped cloth, gold gilt lettering and design, portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations with tissue guards, viii, 97pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Faulkner 1897-1962 Oxford, Mississippi: Honoring His 100th Birthday, September 25, 1997 (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, MS, Square Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024170


Stapled booklet, pictorial front cover, 12pp., illustrated, nice copy, no writing in the booklet, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Memorial Addresses and Other Tributes in the Congress of the United States on the Life and Contribution of Karl E. Mundt (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029123


Navy cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Portrait frontispiece. No writing in the book. v, 38pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 93rd Congress, Second Session. Mundt was a South Dakota Senator. View more info

Big Daddy, You Are Fantastic: Paul Evans Hunt an Autobiography (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031560


Self-published, spiral bound, 221 pages. Illustrated with black and white photos. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Celebration of Life Service: Charlie Rome Silver and Angie Wise Silver (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Anders-Rice Funeral Home Chapel: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032940


Two Memorial Service notices bound in one leather-like volume. Nice copy. No writing in the book. Includes newspaper obituary of one of the deceased. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs (complete in 7 volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Chalres Knight, Pall-Mall East: 1833

Seller ID: 009810


Attractive set. Marbleized end sheets. There is a portrait plate for each subject.Gilt lettering on hubbed spines. View more info

The Haunts of Shakespear

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Engraving and Illustrated Co: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034711


Oblong paperback. Raised lettering and design on pictorial front cover. Illustrated in black and white. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

My Memoirs - Alexandre Dumas (First American Edition)

By: A. Craig Bell, Translator

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Chilton Company Book Division: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 028801


Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Illustrated. ix, 257pp., index. Mylar cover. First American Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life of Clifton Clay or True Stories for Parents and Children

By: A. L. Coburn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Ray Printing Co:

Seller ID: 034628


Written by A. L. Coburn in the years 1903-4. Paperback. Circa 1904. Original paper wraps. Two photo frontispieces (of the author and his wife). 179pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 (Library of America)

By: Abraham Lincoln; Don E. Fehrenbacher [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033765


Volume 1 of 2 only. Publisher's blue cloth with black and gold spine lettering and design. Mylar cover. xix, 898pp. Decorated end-papers. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 (Library of America) First Printing

By: Abraham Lincoln; Don E. Fehrenbacher [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039414


Abraham Lincoln measured the promise and cost of American freedom in lucid and extraordinarily moving prose, famous for its native wit, simple dignity of expressions, and peculiarly American flavor. This volume, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859-1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloqu... View more info

A Belle of the Fifties: Memoirs of Mrs. Clay, of Alabama...

By: Ada Sterling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company, Inc.: 1905

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018106


Illustrated from contemporary portraits, frontispiece with tissue guard, xxii, 386pp., index, binding tight, nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

THOMAS WOLFE, CAROLINA STUDENT. A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY. [At head: THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, LIBRARY EXTENSION PUBLICATION. VOL. XV. JANUARY 1950. NO. 2.

By: Agatha Boyd Adams

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Library: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032747


Paperback. Original printed wrappers. 91, [1], [4 blank] pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Melba: A Biography with chapters by Madame Melba on the Selection of Music as a Profession & on the Science of Singing (First Edition)

By: Agnes G. Murphy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026509


Burgundy illustrated cloth with gold lettering and design. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Illustrated. Top edges gold. Inner hinges starting. xiv, 348pp., index. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blue Ridge Mountain Memories: The True Story of a Mountain Girl at the Turn of the Century (First Edition)

By: Alice McGuire Hamilton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Conger Printing and Publishing Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032618


Recounts the 21 years of the author's life in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Paperback. Pictorial cover. 176pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

I Am Ella Fountain Keesler Pratt: An Oral History (First Edition)

By: Alicia J. Rouverol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham , NC, Durham Arts Council: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022945


Paperback, no writing in the book, xiii, 101pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage (Volume I) Easton Press

By: Allan Nevins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press:

Edition: Easton Press Edition

Seller ID: 032166


Part of the Library of the Presidents Series. Easton Press bookplate inside front cover. Dark green genuine full leather. 24K gilt page edges. 24K decorations and lettering on spine and covers. Decorated end papers. Hubbed spine. Bound-in silk ribbon book mark. ix, 442pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ford: The Times, the Man, the Company (Signed)

By: Allan Nevins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1954

Seller ID: 036331


Author's signature on title page. Eighty illustrations. With the collaboration of Frank Ernest Hill. Teal blue cloth with spine label. Folding genealogical chart of the Ford family. xvi, 688pp., index. Illustrated in black and white. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

MacArthur: The Life of a General (First Edition)

By: Allen Phelps Julian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021792


Orange cloth with black lettering, nice copy, no writing in the book, illustrated with photos, 179pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Napoleon: a pictorial biography (A Studio Book)

By: Andre Maurois

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1964

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 015079


No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Light foxing to edges and endsheets. Text pages are lightly tanned, but clean and crisp. Numerous b&w photographs, reproductions of artwork, political cartoons, etc. Dust jacket is edgeworn with minimal creasing/tearing. Now protected by clear mylar, it looks sharp. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Astronomer's Wife: The Biography of Angeline Hall (Signed First Edition)

By: Angelo Hall

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Nunn & Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030405


The Halls of Goshen gold seal on front cover. Two toned cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper signed, "Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Taylor, with the author's kind regards." Frontispiece with tissue guard. 129pp. Front inner hinge split (but holding strong). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Legacy of George Stanbury Flood, 1847-1935 : His Letters & Journal (First Edition)

By: Anne Carr; Sue Knopf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: LaCrosse, WI, Graffolio: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031402


Paperback. Gift inscription inside front cover. xxiii, 200pp. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Britisher on Broadway.

By: Armstrong, Anthony.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000971


Signed by Author Armstrong was a popular columnist for Punch magazine. This is a collection of autobiographical anecdotes. Inscribed "Wishing you both a happy Xmas and all the best for the new year. Anthony Armstrong author. " Blue boards. 133 pages. View more info

The Saddest Story: A Biography of Ford Madox Ford (

By: Arthur Mizener

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, The World Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 024364


Two toned cloth, gold lettering, no writing in the book, xxiii, 616pp., index, original slipcase box in near fine condition, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

As One Student Assistant Saw HIm (Willard Sperry)

By: Arthur Preston Colbourn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: self published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008291


Nice Copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. View more info

Woodrow Wilson (2 volumes) The Library of the Presidents Series by Easton Press

By: Arthur Walworth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1978

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 032164


Part of the Library of the Presidents Series. Easton Press bookplate inside front cover. Brown genuine full leather. 24K gilt page edges. 24K decorations and lettering on spine and covers. Decorated end papers. Hubbed spine. Bound-in silk ribbon book mark. xi, 454, index; 438pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Frank Porter Graham: A Southern Liberal (First Edition)

By: Ashby, Warren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, J. F. Blair: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037236


Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. x, 386pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

By Way of Canarsie: a winding route from there to here (Signed)

By: August "Gus" Umlauf

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lehigh Acres, FL, Farhills Ent: 2012

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040871


This is a self biography and a wonderful little history book. Inscribed by the author on title page. Illustrated. xxvii, 329pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

John D. Rockefeller: The Authentic and Dramatic Story of the World's Greatest Money Maker and Money Giver

By: B. F. Winkelman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Universal Book and Bible House: 1937

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 035046


This is a Prospectus (sample) book which contains a few sample of the complete book. Bound in the actual binding (blue illustrated cloth with gold and black lettering and design). Uncommon. Mixed pagination (due to sampling nature). No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Alien at Home: Divine Intervention: The Life of Elie Sutton (Signed)

By: Bahia Abrams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Sutco Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038488


Elie Sutton is both the central figure of this book and a symbol of the Syrian-Jewish people. Jews had resided in Syria for over 2500 years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they were confronted with widespread military conscription into the Ottoman Empire. Then a sharp rise in violent anti-Semitism swept over the country after Israel became a state in 1948. The Jewish people suffered a severe decline in their economic and social conditions and their citizensh... View more info

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Jung: A Biography (First Edition)

By: Bair, Deirdre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston New York London, Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026018


Two toned cloth with silver lettering, illustrated with photos, no writing in the book, xiii, 881pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Simone de Beauvoir

By: Bair, Deirdre

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fayard: 1991-10-02

Seller ID: 028453


Very good pictorial paperback. Thick book, 818 pages. Moderate shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Percy, Bob & Assenpoop: Memories of Wyndham Lewis, Robert Frost & Ezra Pound (First Edition)

By: Baker, Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bubank, CA, Sacred Beverage Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025016


Paperback, illustrated cover, no writing in the book, not paginated, illustrated with portraits, Full refund if not satisfied. Includes Publisher's letter dated September 6, 1999 to original owner of book. View more info

Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (First Edition)

By: Baker, Jean H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York and London, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033699


In this elegant biography, Jean Baker uses previously untapped sources to portray the troubled wife of Abraham Lincoln. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. xv, 429pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Andre Breton Today

By: Balakian, Anna; Kuenzli, Rudolf E. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Willis Locker & Owens Pub: 1989-09-01

Seller ID: 025447


Near fine pictorial paperback. Clean white pages. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Countryman's Farewell: Or, Ninety and Counting

By: Barrette, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Down East Books: 1989-03-01

Seller ID: 017574


Full refund if not satisfied. This book would make a great gift. View more info

Charles Lamb: A Memoir (First Edition)

By: Barry Cornwall

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Edward Moxon: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033726


Charles Lamb (10 February 1775 ? 27 December 1834) was an English writer and essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764?1847). Morocco leather with dual leather spine labels. Raised bands. Portrait frontispiece. Marbled end papers. Illustrated. viii, 252pp., appendix. Front hinge starting. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William the Conqueror (Medieval Kings & Queens of England)

By: Bates, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tempus: 2001

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018698


Nice clean copy. binding tight, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Dearest Dorothy, Are We There Yet?

By: Baumbich, Charlene Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: Advanced Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 018017


Advanced Uncorrected Proof copy. As new, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Peggy Glanville-Hicks (Imprint lives)

By: Beckett, Wendy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1992-01-01

Seller ID: 025776


Very good + pictorial paperback with light shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Long Goodbye (Signed)

By: Beckler, Patricia L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston Springs, TN, Ideas into Books WESTVIEW: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038517


Patricia Lewis Beckler grew up in Nashville, TN, where she graduated from Vanderbilt and taught school for three years before mutual friends introduced her to John Beckler. They were married in 1956 and lived in Kingsport, TN, until moving to Columbia, SC, where she still lives today. John Beckler, former president of Carolina Eastman Company, father of two, and husband of forty-seven years, was diagnosed with dementia, memory impairment, and possible Alzheimer's, only f... View more info

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The Long Goodbye (Signed)

By: Beckler, Patricia L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston Springs, TN, Ideas into Books WESTVIEW: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038518


Patricia Lewis Beckler grew up in Nashville, TN, where she graduated from Vanderbilt and taught school for three years before mutual friends introduced her to John Beckler. They were married in 1956 and lived in Kingsport, TN, until moving to Columbia, SC, where she still lives today. John Beckler, former president of Carolina Eastman Company, father of two, and husband of forty-seven years, was diagnosed with dementia, memory impairment, and possible Alzheimer's, only f... View more info

Sir Edward Burne-Jones

By: Bell, Malcolm

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 004279


Part of the series called "Bell's Miniature Series of Painters." Small Book. View more info

Abraham Lincoln: A Biography (The American Past)

By: Benjamin P. Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The American Past (Book of the Month Club):

Seller ID: 033142


Part of the American Past (Book of the Month Club) series. Introduction by Stephen W. Sears. Fabric cloth. Illustrated end-papers. xxv, 591pp., index. Frontispiece. Original slipcase box in near fine condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Autobiography of Benjamin Robert Haydon

By: Benjamin Robert Haydon; Introduction by Edmund Blunden

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford: 1927

Seller ID: 013552


Volume CCCXIV of The World's Classics. Blue cloth covers. Gilt lettering on spine rubbed off. Spine and part of back board faded. Boards and corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's bookplate on pastedown. Minimal highlighting and wrinkled edge from paperclip on pp 337-340. Penciled index on last endleaf. Binding tight and square. Ribbon marker. A nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (SIGNED by Printer)

By: Benjamin; Intro and Marginal Glosses by Edward F. O'Day; Printed by John Henry Nash Franklin

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Limited Editions Club: 1931

Edition: Limited Editions Club

Seller ID: 037797


Signed on colophon page by printer John Henry Nash. Limited Editions Club #302 of 1500 copies. Quarter vellum with decorated paper covered boards. Head & tail of front gutter have one inch crack with minor loss. No slipcase. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Folio. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Times of Tut-Ankh-Amen (First Edition)

By: Bishara Nahas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Library Service: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035038


Blue cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Color frontispiece. Illustrated. 112pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info