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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Dudley C. Haskell (A Representative from Kansas), delivered in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, Forty-Eighth Congress, First Session (First Edition)

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030826

Condition: Good


Brown gilt cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. 78pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Caxton & the Art of Printing, with James Watt & the Steam Engine

By: Various / Unstated

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: No date

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044382

Condition: Very Good Condition


Quite rubbed, little shaken, foxing & paper little age toned. Size: 12mo. 384 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

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Biographical List of the Members of "The Club of Nobody's Friends" Since its Foundation 21 June, 1800 to 30 Sept. 1885 (With Vol. 2 Extending List to 29 April 1902)

By: Various / Unstated

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Private Printing: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045774

Condition: Good Condition


(2 Vols.) Rubbed boards, edges worn, corners bumped. Inside clean & mostly uncut. Growing out of meetings of the friends of William Stevens, who called the group "Nobody's Club", nobody referring modestly to himself, the club continued after Stevens' death as "Nobody's Friends. " Made up of equal numbers of Churchmen & Laity many notables of English life are represented. A third volume was published in 1949 to bring the list of members up to that date. Size: 8vo. 435 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & A... View more info

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Lives Of Scottish Poets, with Portraits & Vignettes (Vol. 2 Only of 3)

By: Various / Unstated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Boys: 1822

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 050173

Condition: Good Condition


1/2 leather, scuffed, boards & edges somewhat worn. Scattered light foxing and some pages damp-stained. Soiling to several pages and edge of first few pages chewed at the bottom but no text affected. Size: 24mo 5" - 6" tall. 359 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Appletons' Cyclopaedia of Biography: Embracing a Series of Original Memoirs of the Most Distinguished Persons of All Times (First American Edition)

By: Various; Francis L. Hawks, Revised American Edition Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1856

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 060272

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. Brown half leather cover with marbled cloth. Marbled edges. Marbled end-papers. Illustrated. 1058pp. Covers and spine are rubbed in places. Back cover almost detached, but holding. Foxing throughout. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Life and Opinins of John de Wycliffe [c. 1331 - 1384]... (Vol 1 of 2)

By: Vaughan, Robert [1795 - 1868]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Holdsworth & Ball: 1831

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 055710

Condition: Fair Condition


(Vol. 1 only of 2) Ex library with book plate. Original boards, worn, edges creased, hinges breaking. Paper a little age toned and some foxing, mostly around frontispiece and pages at the back. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 461 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

The Klemperer Diaries (Two volume set- I Shall Bear Witness: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-1941 and To the Bitter End: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1942-1945)

By: Victor Klemperer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059516

Condition: Like New


Two volume set containing I Shall Bear Witness: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-1941 (604 pp.) and To the Bitter End: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1942-1945 (664 pp.). Abridged and translated from the German edition by Martin Chalmers. Both bound in dark red buckram with a design in black, red, and gold by Malcolm Harvey Young. Cream end papers with a map of Dresden in dark red. Each volume is illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs and reproductions of contemporary documents. Black slip case decorated in red and titled in gold. Books in like new condition. Two-volume slip c... View more info

North to Danger (Signed)

By: Virgil Burford

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers, Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 041628

Condition: Very Good


Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Publisher's cloth. Illustrated. 267pp. Full refund if not satisfied. The biography of Virgil Burford of Alaska. View more info

Beyond the Hills: An Ulster Headmaster Remembers

By: W. Haughton Crowe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dundalk, Dundalgan Press: 1971

Seller ID: 038822

Condition: Very Good +


Green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Frontispiece. Private library blind stamp. viii, 239pp. Illustrated. Solid copy. Lacking dust jacket. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept

By: W.E. Burghardt Du Bois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1980

Seller ID: 059940

Condition: Near Fine


Limited Edition. Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. Featuring the unique artwork of acclaimed American artist, Romare Bearden. Bound in full navy leather decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, dark blue silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Indexed 355 pp. Previous owner's book plate. Spotted end sheets. Cover shows some wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet a Study of the Development of Culture in the South (Ed. with Intro. & a Wade Bibliography by M. Thomas Inge)

By: Wade, John Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046600

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 426 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 7. 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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My Life

By: Wagner, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Company: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047254

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket worn, soiled, covers lightly rubbed. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Very light foxing on a few pages. Oversize, too large for Priority envelopes. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 911 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Music. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Robert Newton Flew 1886 - 1962

By: Wakefield, Gordon S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Epworth Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047256

ISBN: 0716201860

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, very light edge wear. Size: 8vo. 280 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780716201861. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Lengthened Shadow of a Man" Colonel Lewis Walker (1855-1938) (Talon zipper)

By: Walker, Lewis III

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057589

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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Divided Lives (Signed)

By: Walsh, Elsa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030802

ISBN: 0684804018

Condition: Fine


Probes deeply into the private worlds and private wounds of three strikingly successful women. Resonates with all who are seeking to strike a sense of balance in their lives. Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Author's signature on free end paper page with publisher's seal. 284pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Samuel Seabury: A Challenge (Signed First Edition)

By: Walter Chambers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, The Century Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 029154

Condition: Very Good -


Blue cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Author's gift inscription inside front cover. There is no other writing in the book. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. xii, 389pp., index. Spine sunned. Front inner hinge starting at title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon by Constant (3 volumes) First Thus

By: Walter Clark, Translator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, H. M. Caldwell Co: 1895

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030697

Condition: Very Good


This work was first published in 1830, but had never before been translated into English. Complete 3 volume set. Burgundy cloth with gold gilt lettering and design on spines. Attractive set. Frontispieces with tissue guards. Illustrated. Top of page edges gilt. 431; 323; 435pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Isadora Duncan: Her Life, Her Art, Her Legacy

By: Walter Terry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015429

Condition: Near Fine


Interior clean and unmarked. Dust jacket price clipped with small ink price written in. Minimal wear to dust jacket, now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 1 1798-1824 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Harold D. Moser)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052802

ISBN: 0874510961

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxv + 518. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874510966. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 2 1825-1829 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Harold D. Moser)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052803

ISBN: 0874511208

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxiv + 5. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874511208. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 3 1830-1834 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and David G. Allen)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052804

ISBN: 0874511313

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxvi + 547. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874511314. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 4 1835-1839 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Harold D. Moser)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052805

ISBN: 0874511690

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxvi + 562. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874511697. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 5 1840-1843 (Ed. by Harold D. Moser)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052806

ISBN: 087451231X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxix + 588. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874512311. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Correspondence, Volume 6 1844-1849 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Wendy B. Tilghman)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052807

ISBN: 0874512948

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxix + 533. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874512946. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: General Index (Ed. by Alan Berolzheimer)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052812

ISBN: 0874514479

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. ix + 422. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874514476. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Speeches and Formal Writings, Volume 1 1800-1833 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Alan R. Berolzheimer)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052810

ISBN: 087451357X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xx + 641. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874513578. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Papers Of Daniel Webster: Speeches and Formal Writings, Volume 2 1834-1852 (Ed. by Charles. M. Wiltse and Alan Berolzheimer)

By: Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052811

ISBN: 0874514150

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xvi + 700. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780874514155. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Life of Joseph Frederick Wallet des Barres

By: Webster, John Clarence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shediac, New Brunswick, Privately Printed: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057826

Condition: Good Condition


Lightly rubbed, corners bumped. Size: Small Octavo. 70 pages. Illustrator: Three full page illustrations, two in color.. 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

Elizabethan and Jacobean Playwrights (INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR)

By: Wells, Henry W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: 003988

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the Author. Nice personal inscription by Wells dates Nov 25, 1957. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Adam Smith: The Man and His Works (New)

By: West, E. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 036838

ISBN: 091396607X

Condition: New


New in publisher's shrink wrap. Adam Smith s political economy, as we shall endeavor to show, has meaning for all times, and indeed in many ways even the modern era has not yet caught up with it. -E. G. West, in his Prefatory Note.Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, was no dry pedant. His lectures and writings are alive with examples taken from the busy eighteenth-century world around him, and Edmund Burke praised his literary style as rather painting than writing. It was Adam Smith who taught moral philosophy and literary criticism to Boswell at the University of Glasgow, and in Smi... View more info

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Eulogy On John Albion Andrew [1818 - 1867], Etc.

By: Whipple, Edwin P. [1819 - 1886]

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Boston, Alfred Mudge & Son: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049221

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers rubbed, little soiled, front wrapper torn down inner edge. Paper age toned & getting brittle. Whipple was a widely respected writer & lecturer while Andrew, a lawyer by training, was Governor of Massachusetts, organized the first Negro units in the Civil War, & a philanthropist. Size: 8vo. 36 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

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Robert M. Hanes Citizen, Banker, Statesman

By: Whitaker, John C.

Price: $8.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057596

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). 28 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiograph... View more info

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Ruskin's Influence To-day

By: Whitehouse, J. Howard (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Oxford Univ.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057827

Condition: Good Condition


Rubbed, light edge wear. Size: Small Octavo. 30 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Essays & Literary Criticism. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Flute Concerto of Sidney Lanier

By: Whittemore, Myrtle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pageant Press, Inc.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051891

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little worn, soiling. Covers little rubbed. Lanier died in a house two miles from here. Size: 8vo. 301 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

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

A Dictionary of General Biography: With a Classified and Chronological Index of the Principal Names (With a Supplement Completing the Work to the Present Time)

By: William L.R. Cates

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1875

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 059939

Condition: Good


Brown full leather cover. Five raised bands. Gilt decorative stamping on spine. Marbled edges. Marbled end-papers. 1300pp. plus 161 page supplement. Front cover and front free-end paper detached. Spine is detached on one side from binding. Good only (a good reading copy). 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