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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

The Baburnama

By: Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2013

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059644

Condition: Fine


Translated, edited, and annotated by Wheeler M. Thackston. Preface to the illustrations by J.P. Losty. Introduction by Salman Rushdie. Quarter bound in blue leather with paper sides printed and blocked with a design in red, dark blue, and gold by Neil Gower. Gold lettering and design on spine. Gold top stain. dark blue end papers. Contains beautiful color plates throughout text. All illustrations are taken from the British Library manuscript of The Baburnama. 540 pp. (including bibliography, glossary, index of persons, and index of places). Dark blue slip case. Book in fine condition. Slip cas... View more info