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Henry Ford: His Life, His Work, His Genius (Signed)

By: William Adam Simonds

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1943

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 042414

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth. Gift inscription on front free end paper to a 21 year old WW2 Marine somewhere in the South Pacific. Frontispiece. 365pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams

By: William Carlos Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1961

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028586

Condition: Very Good


Powder blue cloth with gold lettering. No writing in the book. 402pp., index. Ex-library. Dust jacket is secured in place by adhesive. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Southern Sidelights: A Record of Personal Experience

By: William E. Cox

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton Co: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027927

Condition: Very Good -


Gray cloth with gold lettering. Warmly inscribed on front free end-paper. Ink blotches on Dedication and Copyright pages. Frontispiece portrait. xii, 170pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Southern Sidelights: A Record of Personal Experience (First Printing)

By: William E. Cox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton Co: 1942

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 029817

Condition: Very Good -


Silver cloth with gold spine lettering. Ex-library stamps in several places. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. xii, 170pp. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero (Two Volumes in One)

By: William Forsyth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner and Co: 1871

Edition: Third American Edition

Seller ID: 024810

Condition: Very Good -


Brown cloth with gold lettering and design, frontispiece with tissue guard, personal bookplate, previous owner's name written on free end-paper, front inner hinge split, title page slightly torn at hinge, 364; 341pp., with an 8-page Publisher's Catalog, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero

By: William Forsyth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1871

Edition: Third American Edition

Seller ID: 039372

Condition: Near Fine


3/4 leather with dual leather labels. Marbled boards. Two volumes in one. Bound in silk ribbon page marker. Handsome, fine binding. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 341pp., index. All page edges marbled. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Memoirs of Monsignor William Francis O'Brien (Signed Limited First Printing)

By: William Francis O'Brien

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, 1958

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 029808

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold lettering on front board. Plain white dust-jacket with clear mylar cover. Limited to 1,000 copies - this is #593. Inscribed by the author on Limited Edition page. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 108pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Arthur Letts, 1862-1923: Man and Merchant, Steadfast Friend, Loyal Employer

By: William H. B. Kilner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Young & McCallister, Inc: 1927

Seller ID: 015447

Condition: Very Good


Text printed on laid paper and illustrated with glossy photo frontispiece and plates. Fore and tail edges deckled, head edge gilt. Previous owner's raised stamp and blacked-out name to endsheets - no other writing or markings. Blue satin covers show modest wear. Leather spine label somewhat chipped, affected gilt lettering. A handsome volume. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

By: William Howard Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042343

ISBN: 0300069030

Condition: Very Good +


An illustrated study brings to life the atmosphere and personalities of pre-revolutionary Paris, traces their influence on the American envoy, and recounts his participation in the life of the city and its intrigues at court.Hardcover. Attractive book plate. 354pp., index. Marginalia on just a few pages. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Floyd Collins of Sand Cave: A Photographic Memorial

By: William R. Halliday

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louisville, TN, Bryson's Printing: 2004

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032374

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. 33pp. Illustrated. Portrait frontispiece (of Collins). No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Baroness de Bode 1775-1803

By: William S. Childe-Pemberton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, New York and Bombay, Longmans, Green, and Co: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040879

Condition: Very Good -


Publisher's cloth. Front board and lower spine dampstained. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Illustrated with portraits. xvii, 296pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: William Sharp

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010312

Condition: Near Fine


This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley author of Shelley and Scripture published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Shelley has written is name and date of purchase in pen on first blank end sheet. Deckled edges, gilt top edge and spine. Binding shows some shelf wear. Spine sturdy and pages clean. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life of Miranda (Volume I) Sample edition

By: William Spence Robertson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 1929

Edition: Autographed Edition

Seller ID: 034463

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author. Autographed Sample edition. Limited Edition of 105 copies of which only 90 will be for sale." This copy is number ___ of Volume One (signed by W. S. Robertson). Unnumbered. Vellum cloth spine with burgundy boards. Gold gilt lettering on spine and front cover. "Sample" stamps in several places. Volume 2 likely did not accompany the sample. 38 illustrations. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. Color folding map. xviii, 327pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Life of John Lofland, "The Milford Baird," the Earliest and Most Distinguished Poet of Deleware

By: William W. Smithers

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wallace M. Leonard, Publisher: 1894

Edition: Limited edition

Seller ID: 014282

Condition: Very Good -


Number 53 out of 500 limited edition copies. Turquoise covers with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Covers show minimal wear. Gilt head edge, deckled fore and tail edges. Text printed on laid paper. Ink name on flyleaf - no other writing in the book. Portrait frontispiece protected by tissue guard. Mild foxing. Binding tight. An attractive volume. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Hilaire Belloc

By: Wilson, A. N.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 052399

ISBN: 0689114400

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly wrinkled, small bump bottom corner of front cover. Size: 8vo. xi + 398. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780689114403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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My Adventures & Misadventures (Ed. & Transl. by Charles Kessler)

By: Windischgraetz, Lajos

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Barrie & Rockliff: 1966

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 049309

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed, slight soiling, residue of a small label on the front. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Size: 8vo. 227 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

Genet: A Biography of Janet Flanner (Uncorrected Proof)

By: Wineapple, Brenda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1989

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 028023

ISBN: 0899194427

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Lower right corner of front cover is chipped and worn. Writing on rear cover and inside rear cover. xvii, 347pp. Some marginalia. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Makers of Modern Culture

By: Wintle, Justin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File Inc: 1981

Seller ID: 039241

ISBN: 0871964937

Condition: Near Fine


Sets forth biographical profiles of more than five hundred men and women whose ideas or accomplishments have significantly influenced the course and culture of the twentieth century. Publisher's cloth. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Dual columns. xviii, 605pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Memoirs Of the Late Mrs. Susan Huntington of Boston, Mass. (With Intro. Essay & Original Poem by James Montgomery)

By: Wisner, Benjamin B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Crocker & Brewster: 1829

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 046029

Condition: Good Condition


Full leather, scuffed, hinges cracked, edges worn, corners bumped, some edge chipping. Stitching pulled, foxed throughout, mostly moderate. Size: Small 8vo. 359 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Bluebeard: The Life & Crimes of Gilles De Rais

By: Wolf, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045027

ISBN: 0517540614

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket edges worn, tear in center of front. Size: 8vo. 270 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780517540619. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Alan Wood: A Century and a Half of Steelmaking

By: Wood, Harleston R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057603

Condition: Good Condition


Edges little soiled, 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. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiograph... View more info

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Memoirs & Writings of Miss Fanny Woodbury, Who Died At Beverly, North America 15th Nov. 1814, Aged 23 Years; by Joseph Emerson [1777-1833], Including Some Interesting Correspondence Between Her and... Miss Atwood, etc.

By: Woodbury, Fanny

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, James Taylor Smith & Co.: 1816

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 046256

Condition: Good Condition


Full leather, scuffed. Interior worn, heavily used with some pages quite soiled, some pages torn and/or wrinkled, last leaf missing lower half with loss of text. Generally only a reading copy. Size: 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Letter to the Past: An Autobiography (First Edition)

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028679

ISBN: 0889027153

Condition: Very Good +


Red cloth with gold lettering on spine. No writing in the book. Solid copy. 329pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Princetonians 1784-1790 a Biographical Dictionary (Vol. 4 of the Set)

By: Woodward, Ruth L. & Wesley Frank Craven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051757

ISBN: 0691047715

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". lxiii + 618. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Reference. ISBN/EAN: 9780691047713. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Journal Of John Woolman (Ed. by Janet Whitney)

By: Woolman, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049350

Condition: Very Good Condition


Special edition for the Friends Book Committee. Dust jacket rubbed, soiling, little edge wear. Size: 8vo. 233 pages. Quantity Available: 1. 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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The Bishop from Barnwell: The Political Life and Times of Edgar Brown

By: Workman, W. D., Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, R. L. Bryan Do.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055192

Condition: Fine Condition


Book in lightly rubbed box. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 355 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Barefoot In Arcadia: Memories of a More Innocent Era

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045762

ISBN: 0872493180

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little edge wear. Autographed by the author, with a warm note. Size: 8vo. 186 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780872493186. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Medici (2 Vols)

By: Young, G. F.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1923

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 055201

Condition: Good Condition


Binding rubbed, corner bumped. Dust jackets quite worn. Reprint. Size: Thick Octavo. 1157 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 8 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Carlyle His Rise and Fall

By: Young, Norwood

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051758

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket worn, soiling, covers little rubbed, name in ink on fly leaf. Size: 8vo. 382 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Anne Brusselmans MIssion Accomplished My Mother

By: Yvonne Daley-Brusselmans

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 018415

Condition: Very Good


Author's gift inscription on Dedication page, there is no other writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info