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Fangio Racing Driver

By: Oliver Merlin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd: 1961

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 007365

Condition: Near Fine


On the inside of the back cover the owner wrote a note about where he got the book - there is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hans Andersen: Son of Denmark

By: Opal Wheeler

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1961

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 015511

Condition: Very Good


No writing or markings in the book. Light foxing to endsheets, but text pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket shows some edgewear and fading to spine, but is now protected by clear mylar and looks nice. Tight binding. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Istanbul: Memories and the City

By: Orhan Pamuk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage Internatonal: 2006

Edition: First Vintage International Edit

Seller ID: 061198

ISBN: 1400033888

Condition: Like New


Winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. A triumphant encounter of place and sensibility, beautifully written and immensely moving (from description on back of book). Pictorial cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Indexed, 384 pp. Like new condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

I Married Adventure: The Lives and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson (Signed)

By: Osa Johnson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1940

Edition: Fifth Impression

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030944

Condition: Very Good


Osa and Martin Johnson built a career as world travelers and film makers in remote areas of the world. Martin began life as a traveler when, in 1906 as a nineteen year old he responded to Jack London's advertisement and was chosen as a crew member for London's upcoming around-the-world sailing adventure aboard the "Snark. This copy is signed by the author, Osa Johnson on the back of the half title page. Black cloth (possibly rebound?) with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. A few pages with marginal scribbling. Ex-library. 376pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life of the Empress Josephine, First Wife of Napoleon (First Edition)

By: P. C. Headley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and Auburn, Miller, Orton & Mulligan: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035243

Condition: Very Good


This Empress was a greater personage than Napoleon in the elements of moral grandeur and retained her sovereignty in the hearts of the people. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. 383pp., with a publisher's catalog. One end paper at rear is missing. Overall, a very good tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Memoirs of William Stevens [1732 - 1807], Treasurer of Queen Anne's Bounty

By: Park, James Allan [1763 - 1838]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, C. & J. Rivington for SPCK: 1823

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 055362

Condition: Good Condition


Leather binding, from the SPCK, a little scuffed at edges. Paper age toned with occasional very light foxing but not brittle. Name & address in ink inside front cover, with a couple of other light notes. Size: Small Octavo. 143 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Life of Andrew Jackson (Vol 3 of 3)

By: Parton, James [1822 - 1891]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055647

Condition: Fair Condition


(Vol. 3 only of 3) Leather worn, covers almost detached, back strip ragged, piece missing. Scattered light foxing. First gathered signature at front pulled loose from stitching. Portrait frontispiece a little foxed. Folding facsimile of letter present though slightly mis-folded but clean. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 734 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Pensees de Blaise Pascal, Precedees d'une Notice sur sa Vie. par [Gilberte Pascal] Perier, sa Soeur

By: Pascal, Blaise [1623 - 1662]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Lefefre: 1836

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 055364

Condition: Fair Condition


Binding edges worn, top portion of back strip gone, hinges split. Paper clean and bright save the first four pages which are foxed by transfer from the portrait frontispiece. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 424 pages. Text is in French. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; French Language; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

George Washington, Country Gentleman being an account of his home life and agricultural activities

By: Paul Leland Haworth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Co: 1925

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 034215

Condition: Very Good


Includes many illustrations, facsimiles of private papers, and a map of Washington's estate drawn by himself. Publisher's cloth with original paper labels on spine and front board. Frontispiece. 336pp., index. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Poor Richard's Politicks: Benjamin Franklin and his New American Order

By: Paul W. Conner

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018044

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, dust-jacket spine worn with a 2 inch indentation in middle, binding tight, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

My Connemara (First Edition)

By: Paula Steichen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace & World: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037191

Condition: Near Fine


Carl Sandburg's grandaughter tells what it was like to grow up close to the land on the famous poet's North Carolina mountain farm. Perceptive profiles of the immediate family and Uncle Edward Steichen are accompanied by many charming illustrations, a wealth of anecdotes, and vivid descriptions of farm life. Stated First Edition. Octavo, brown cloth backed blue boards. Gold gilt spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Mylar cover. illustrated with numerous b&w photos. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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James Louis Petigru Southern Conservative, Southern Dissenter

By: Pease, Wm. H. & Jane H. Pease

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048342

ISBN: 0820316806

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 237 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780820316802. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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This Horn for Hire: The Life and Career of Pee Wee Erwin

By: Pee Wee Erwin; Warren W. Vache Sr. [Collaborator]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 017955

ISBN: 0810819457

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, dust-jacket worn with a few small tears, mylar cover, binding tight, author's inscription on ffep., personal internal library markings, full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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In a lifetime full...Reflections on a Public and Private Life (Signed First Edition)

By: Peggy Wakehurst

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Lois Graessle: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 020356

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth with black and gold design and lettering, end-papers with genealogical charts, xii, 176pp., contains a photocopy of Lady Wakehurst's Obituary with note to "Barn" from "Penelope" on the back concerning "Aunt Peg's Obit." Mylar cover. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. "Love from Peggy" There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Lady I Loved (Martha Berry)

By: Pendley, Evelyn Hoge

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mount Berry, Berry College: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052123

Condition: Good Condition


Binding rubbed, stain on front inner hinge, not affecting any text. Warm gift inscription, signed by the Author. Size: 8vo. 173 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Education. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for James G. Harbord (1866-1947) Lieutenant General: USA. Chairman of Board: RCA

James G. Harbord (1866-1947) Lieutenant General: USA. Chairman of Board: RCA

By: Penrose, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057543

Condition: Very Good Condition


Staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Engineering, Industrial, Trade. Pictures of this item not ... View more info

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L. F. Loree (1858-1940) Patriarch of the Rails!

By: Penrose, Charles

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057544

Condition: Very Good Condition


Staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 36 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Railways. Pictures of this item not already displayed here... View more info

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Two Men -- and Their Contributions in Two Countries (John Smeaton & Patrick Henry)

By: Penrose, Charles

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057546

Condition: Good Condition


Little edge soiling, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already dis... View more info

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Shadowplay: The Life of Anthony Tudor SOFTCOVER

By: Perlmutter, Donna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, LIMELIGHT EDITIONS: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035490

ISBN: 087910189X

Condition: Near Fine


(Limelight). Shadowplay is the first biography of Antony Tudor, one of the few indisputable geniuses of twentieth-century dance. His ground-breaking ballets changed forever what audiences expected to see on stage and brought with them psychological truths and haunting beauties that still resonate wherever they are performed. Brilliant but tormented, the London-born Tudor drew on the raw material of his own life for such landmark works as Pillar of Fire and Jardin aux Lilas. Paperback. Illustrated. x, 420pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Biographical Sketches of Eminent American Statesmen with Speeches, Addresses & Letters By... Perry

By: Perry, B[enjamin] F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Ferree Press: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045601

Condition: Good Condition


Ex library with spine label, book plate, pocket in rear. Cover edges little worn. Mounted photograph frontispiece, page edges torn. Paper age toned. Ink note on fly leaf stating this book was donated to the library by Mrs. Perry. Size: 8vo. 621 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Reminiscences Of Public Men

By: Perry, B[enjamin] F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, John D. Avil & Co.: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045603

Condition: Fair Condition


Worn covers, inside some foxing, several pages heavily pencil marked, several loose, one torn across the bottom, but all pages present. Size: Small 8vo. 323 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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A Divine Discontent: the Life of Nathan S. S. Beman

By: Peterson, Owen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048371

ISBN: 0865541701

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 224 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 16. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541702. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Verlaine (Collection "Les Vivants") (French Edition)

By: Petitfils, Pierre

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Julliard: 1981-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023962

ISBN: 2260002366

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Brown cloth hardcover in white dust jacket. Near fine hardcover with the top edge of the text block showing a slight darkening. Near fine dust jacket showing slight shelf wear. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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John Evelyn's Diary (Folio Society)

By: Philip Francis (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1963

Edition: First Folio Society

Seller ID: 016936

Condition: Near Fine


This book would make a great gift. Near fine blue cloth backed hardcover with a lightly sunned spine. Near fine gray slipcase with light shelf wear on the tail of the spine. Decorated end-papers. Frontispiece. 253pp. This is a beautiful copy of an early Folio Society book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Eulogy On Nathaniel Bowditch, Pres. Of The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences, Including An Analysis Of His Scientific Publications, Delivered 5/29/1838

Eulogy On Nathaniel Bowditch, Pres. Of The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences, Including An Analysis Of His Scientific Publications, Delivered 5/29/1838

By: Pickering, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little & James Brown: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048385

Condition: Good Condition


Paperback, wrappers soiled, edges worn. Outer edges of pages soiled, little stained, interior shows almost no soiling. Bowditch [1773 - 1838] a mathematician, but accomplished in many other areas, especially known for his treatise on Navigation. Size: 8vo. 101 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Ships & the Sea. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Die Abenteuer des Fliegers von Tsingtau: Meine Erlebuisse in drei Erdteilen

By: Pluschow, Gunther [21886 - 1931]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Ullstein: 1927

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 055034

Condition: Very Good Condition


Binding lightly soiled. Memoirs including German aviation, especially in China. Pluschow was the only prisoner of war to escape from Britain and return to Germany in the period of World War I. Size: Small Octavo. 236 pages. Text is in German. Illustrator: Photo Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; German Language; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Vie du R. P. Xavier de Ravignan [1795 - 1858] de la Compagnie de Jesus (2 Vols)

By: Ponlevoy, P. A. de

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Charles Douniol: 1860

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 055368

Condition: Good Condition


(2 Vols) Ex library with spine number and book plate. Leather scuffed, front hinge split, soiled. Paper a little age toned and scattered foxing. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 968 pages. Text is in French. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; French Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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To Keep the Ball Rolling: The Memoirs of Anthony Powell (First Edition)

By: Powell, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024898

ISBN: 0226677214

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth with burgundy lettering, no writing in the book, nice copy, 456pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for John Pory 1572 - 1636: the Life & Letters of a Man of Many Parts

John Pory 1572 - 1636: the Life & Letters of a Man of Many Parts

By: Powell, William S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048448

ISBN: 0807812706

Condition: Very Good Condition


Letters & other minor writings on Microfiche, enclosed in back pocket. Size: 8vo. 187 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780807812709. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Learning a Trade: A Craftsman?s Notebooks: 1955-1997

By: Price, Reynolds

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham and London, Duke University Press Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036864

ISBN: 0822321122

Condition: New


New copy. From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature. For more than forty years, Price has kept a working journal of his writing life. Now published for the first time, Learning a Trade provides a revealing window into this writers creative process and craftsman's sensibilities. Whether Price is reflecting on the rhythm of his day-to-day writing process or ruminating about the central character in what would become, for instance, Kate Vaiden should she be ... View more info

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Clear Pictures: First Loves, First Guides (Scribner Classics) SIGNED

By: Price, Reynolds

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040204

ISBN: 0684847523

Condition: Near Fine


Reynolds Price, novelist, poet, playwright and essayist, author of the bestseller Kate Vaiden and the recent Roxanna Slade, is one of the most accomplished writers ever to come out of the South. He is an author rooted in its old life and ways; and this is his vivid, powerful memoir of his first twenty-one years growing up in North Carolina. Spanning the years from 1933 to 1954, Price accurately captures the spirit of a community recovering from the Depression, living through World War II and then facing the economic and social changes of the 1950s. In closely linked chapters focusing on indivi... View more info

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Napoleon: An Intimate Account of the Years of Supremacy 1800-1814 (First Edition)

By: Proctor Patterson Jones; Jean Tulard [Foreword]; Charles Otto Zieseniss [Contributor];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Proctor Jones Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035173

ISBN: 0679414584

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong coffee table style first edition of 444 pages is profusely illustrated (some in color). The book is tight, bright and clean and the only marking is the previous owner's signature, stamp and seal on the title page. Illustrated end-papers. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

Image for An Address, Delivered Before The City Government... Of Roxbury, On Life & Character Of The Late Henry A. S. Dearborn, Mayor..., 9/3/1851

An Address, Delivered Before The City Government... Of Roxbury, On Life & Character Of The Late Henry A. S. Dearborn, Mayor..., 9/3/1851

By: Putnam, George [1808 - 1878]

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Roxbury, Norfolk County Journal Press: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048484

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers worn, chipped, soiled, detached, interior good save a little edge wrinkling & some light soiling. Printed under the aegis of the City of Roxbury, this is listed as City Document. --No. 10. Size: 8vo. 32 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 5. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Look Over My Shoulder.

By: Quackenbush, Melvin.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Davidson, NC, Era Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition, Lmt and Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002339

Condition: Fine


Signed by Author Private Press #75 of 100 printed. The autobiography of Melvin Quakenbush Inscribed "To Dick and Nora Wilson - I hope you have as much fun reading this as I did writing it. Mel Quackenbush. " Quackenbush was a businessman and a WW I vet.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands from 1848 to 1861

By: Queen Victoria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060160

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. Bound in white cloth decorated with a royal tartan in color. Grey top stain. Black spine label with gold lettering. End papers printed with color illustrations of two interiors at Balmoral. Contains 64 monochrome illustrations in the text that reproduce etchings, photographs, and wood-engravings. Postage note laid in. 140 pp. White slip case. Book is in fine condition. Slip case is in very good condition with fading around sides, some light foxing, and indications of shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pocahontas Alias Matoaka and Her Descendant: Through: Wyndham Robertson, Robert Stock Image Pocahontas Alias Matoaka and Her Descendant: Through Her Marriage at Jamestown (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: R. A. Brock

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Genealogical Publishing: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042086

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering. 84pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied.This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological Seminary and the Free University of Amsterdam. He taught at ... View more info

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Some Personal Experiences of My First Ninety Years (Signed First Edition)

By: R. B. Leonard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 020368

Condition: Very Good


Spiral bound with pictorial front cover, covers a little age-toned, illustrated, author's signature on title page dated April 28, 1972. there is no other writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

As I Remember It (First Edition)

By: R. Kyle Hayes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilkesboro, NC, Olde Town Printing: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 031237

Condition: Near Fine


As told to G. Scott Crawford. Illustrated. No writing in the book. xv, 176pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Voice of Lincoln (First Edition)

By: R. M. Wanamaker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036905

Condition: Very Good


Author was a Judge on the Supreme Court of Ohio. Navy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Frontispiece. Gift inscription on front free end paper. viii, 363pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Half the House, My Life In and Out of Jerusalem (Signed)

By: Rachel Berghash

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sante Fe, Sunstone Press: 2011

Seller ID: 036012

ISBN: 0865348057

Condition: Near Fine


Rachel Berghash's lyrical, impressionistic memoir charts her relationship with her homeland during a lifelong journey of self-discovery, beginning with a child's-eye view of the city's sacred mysteries, her family's religious orthodoxy, and the underlying kinship between Israelis and Palestinians. At eighteen, she serves in the Israeli army, later attends the Rubin Academy of Music, and works as a secretary at the Israeli Parliament and The Jerusalem Post. When she marries an American artist, she moves to New York City and raises a family. Living outside the homeland she loves and having aband... View more info

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Among Southern Baptists (Vol. 1 - 1936-37)

By: Ramond, John S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shreveport, Author: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048521

Condition: Good Condition


Cloth binding, lightly rubbed, paper browning and brittle. Owners name inside and note correcting the entry of the owner in the text. Size: 8vo. 560 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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William Endicott (From the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society Jan, 1915)

By: Rantoul, Robert S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, None given: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054644

Condition: Good Condition


Wrapper edges lightly worn, soiled, interior fine. Frontispiece portrait of Endicott. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 12 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Adventures Of an Outlaw: the Memoirs of Ralph Rashleigh a Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844

Adventures Of an Outlaw: the Memoirs of Ralph Rashleigh a Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844

By: Rashleigh, Ralph

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape: 1949

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 052284

Condition: Good Condition


Binding quite rubbed, damp stained covers, partially loose in binding. Purports to be a factual account of a criminal sent from England to Australia as a convict, though it is hard to believe it is in fact totally genuine. Size: 8vo. xxii + 349. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Law & Criminal Studies. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Maria's Journey (Signed)

By: Ray Arredondo; Trish Arredondo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society: 2010

Seller ID: 038661

ISBN: 0871952866

Condition: Very Good +


Born into the Mexican Revolution, Maria Perez entered an arranged marriage at age fourteen to Miguel Arredondo. The couple and their tiny daughter immigrated to the United States in the 1920s, living in a boxcar while Miguel worked for a Texas railroad and eventually settling in East Chicago, Indiana, where Miguel worked for Inland Steel. Their true story includes much of early-twentieth-century America: the rise of unions, the plunge into the Great Depression, the patriotism of World War II, and the starkness of McCarthyism. It is flavored by delivery men hawking fruit and ice, street sports,... View more info

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Goodwood's Oak: The life and times of the Third Duke of Richmond, Lennox, and Aubigny

By: Reese, M. M

Price: $12.49

Publisher: Great Britain, Threshold Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015241

ISBN: 0901366234

Condition: Near Fine


Nice Copy. Illustrated. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Binding tight. 272pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Cromwell: An Honourable Enemy - The Untold Story of the Cromwellian Invasion of Ireland (First Edition)

By: Reilly, Tom

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ireland, Brandon / Mount Eagle Publications Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036441

ISBN: 0863222501

Condition: Near Fine


This controversial study of Cromwell's notorious Irish campaign is published on the 350th anniversary of Cromwell's death. The author's unique opinions are shaped by his home town of Drogheda, the site of one of Cromwell's most notorious alleged massacres. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Previous owner's name blind-stamped on title page. 316pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Greatest Englishman: Essays on St. Boniface & the Church At Crediton

By: Reuter, Timothy (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Exeter, Paternoster Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050292

ISBN: 085364277X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Surface pulled off a strip across center of front dust jacket and small place at top. Front cover has manufacturing defect with irregular strip of overlapping board down front cover . Size: 8vo. 140 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780853642770. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Young Man Thoreau (First Paperback Edition)

By: Richard Lebeaux

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Univ. of Massachusetts Press: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 031940

ISBN: 0060906146

Condition: Very Good +


Applying the psychoanalytic-sociological theory of Erik Erikson. LeBeaux has written a detailed analysis of Thoreau's prolonged 'identity crisis'. Paperback. Illustrated cover. Complimentary Professional Copy from Harper & Row (stamp/seal on front cover). 262pp., index. No writing in the book. Date of purchase written on frontispiece portrait. There is no other writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. Out of print. View more info

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The Christian Revolutionary: John Milton

By: Richmond, Hugh M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048558

ISBN: 0520024435

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed, slight fraying at upper edge of spine. Size: Small 8vo 7?" - 8". 204 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780520024434. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Robert Addison Schoolfield (1853-1931): a Biographical History of the Leader of Danville, Virginia's Textile Mills During Their First 50 Years (First Edition)

By: Robert E. King

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Richmond, William Byrd Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032528

Condition: Very Good +


Very good blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover in a very good ivory pictorial dust jacket showing moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket has been placed in a removable, glossy, Mylar sleeve. The book is stamped on the first free end page and on the copyright page, which says "Surplus Library of Congress Duplicate." The text pages are clean and crisp. Rare, hard to find copy! Full refund if not satisfied. View more info