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A Nervous Splendour: Vienna 1888-1889

By: Frederic Morton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059956

Condition: Like New


Beautifully bound in red artificial moire silk. White end papers with a reproduction of a watercolor painting in color. Illustrated with 26 pages of color or sepia plates that reproduce contemporary photographs and paintings. Indexed. 236 pp. Dark red slip case with monochrome and sepia photographs. Book and slip case both in like new condition. Very nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Caught England, Bowled Australia: A Cricket Slave's Complex Story [SIGNED]

By: Frith, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Eva Press: 1997

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 017646

ISBN: 0953121100

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by David Frith on title page. Interior is otherwise clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows modest edgewear and is now protected by clear mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Adventures of a Bookseller (First American Edition)

By: G. Orioli

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co: 1938

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 025049

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering, previous owner's name written inside front cover, there is no other writing in the book, fore-edge of text block is lightly soiled, 329pp., head of dust-jacket and spine are chipped, full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Huldrych Zwingli His Life & Work

By: Gabler, Ulrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Fortress Press: 1986

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047982

ISBN: 0800607619

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 196 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780800607616. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Kays Gary, Columnist: A collection of his writings compiled by his friends (Signed)

By: Gary Kays; C. A. McKnight [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, East Woods Press: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 036061

ISBN: 0914788434

Condition: Near Fine


Signed First Printing. Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is price clipped. 185pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Kays Gary, Columnist: A collection of his writings compiled by his friends (Signed First Printing)

By: Gary Kays; C. A. McKnight [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, East Woods Press: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 036062

Condition: Very Good +


Author's gift inscription on the half title page. Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. 185pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Queen of the Tempest: Elizabeth Stuart of Heidelberg: Her Story

By: Gault Mac Gowan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: England, Published for the Summer Exhibition in Heidelberg Castle England and the Palatinate: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037750

Condition: Very Good


Introduction by W. Somerset Maugham. Stated First Edition. Commemorating the 350th anniversary of he marriage of Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain to the Elector Frederick V of Heidelberg in 1613 from which union the present British Royal Family is descended. Paperback. Pictorial scene on rear cover. Previous owner's name stamped on front cover and on first two pages. Illustrated. 134pp. Rare. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Memoirs 1925-1950 and Memoirs 1950-1963 (2 volumes)

By: George F. Kennan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and Toronto, Little, Brown and Company: 1967

Seller ID: 039034

Condition: Very Good


Volume 2 is a first edition. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Original cloth. 583; 368pp., indexes. Full refund if not satisfied. No international shipping. View more info

Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honorable William Pitt (2 volumes) First American Edition

By: George Tomline

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Abraham Small: 1821

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 030586

Condition: Good


Two volumes complete. This is the First American Edition. Paper-covered boards with paper spine label (worn and chipped). Text is clean and unmarked. Spine worn and chipped. Boards dampstained. 452; 464pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The New Noah

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Seller ID: 013782

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name written on flyleaf - no other writing in the book. Pen-and-ink illustrations throughout. Endleaves stained, but text pages are clean and crisp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine faded. A tightly bound, pleasing copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Modern Library)

By: Gertrude Stein

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1980

Edition: First Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 036629

Condition: Very Good +


An account of the author's life together with Taklas in Paris, before, during and after World War I and of their close friends including Matisse, Picasso, Braque, Cocteau, Appollinaire, Pound, Eliot, and Hemingway. Brown cloth. Dust jacket is price clipped. 252pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

By: Gertrude Stein

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Literary Guild: 1933

Seller ID: 039549

Condition: Very Good


Black publisher's cloth silver lettering on spine and front cover. Frontispiece. vii, 310pp. Slightly cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Guerrilla Prince: The Untold Story of Fidel Castro (Signed)

By: Geyer, Georgie Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030365

ISBN: 0316308935

Condition: Near Fine


This copy is inscribed by the author on the front free end paper to the former U. S. Ambassador to Egypt (Roy Atherton). Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Last free end paper has pencil notes. There is no other writing in the book. xvii, 445pp., index. Spine slightly cocked. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The LIfe Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Vol. 1 - all Published)

By: Gillman, James [1782 - 1839]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, William Pickering: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049946

Condition: Good Condition


This volume 1 of a projected two volumes was all that was published. Ex library with book plate, small inked number and library name at top of title page. Cloth covers little worn, shaken. Light to moderate foxing or mildew stains inside. Gillman is variously described as a medical doctor or pharmacist who took Coleridge into his home to help him overcome opium addiction. Coleridge remained until his death. Size: 8vo. 362 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here a... View more info

Thomas Jefferson and the Education of a Citizen (First Edition)

By: Gilreath, James [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of Congress: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036863

ISBN: 0844409650

Condition: Near Fine


A book of essays on the writings of Thomas Jefferson, which hold endless fascination for Americans and...for thoughtful people worldwide. Sand cloth with gold spine lettering. Portrait frontispiece. xv, 383pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hancock the Superb (First Edition)

By: Glenn Tucker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018622

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with photos and drawings, slightly soiled cloth, dust-jacket price clipped and chipped a little at head & tail of spine, binding tight, no writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Eliot's Early Years (First Paperback Edition)

By: Gordon, Lyndall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 030915

ISBN: 0195200861

Condition: Very Good


The most thorough and best written account of Eliot's early life and works. First paperback edition. Illustrated cover. A few pages with underlining. xii, 174pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Christopher North' a Memoir of John Wilson [1785-1854], Compiled by His Daughter

By: Gordon, Mrs. (Mary W. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Worthington Company: 1863

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050236

Condition: Good Condition


Cloth, slight rubbing. Paper age toned and getting brittle. Engraved frontispiece little foxed. Wilson, conributing to Blackwood's & other periodicals, used the pseudonym 'Christopher North.'. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo. 484 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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Saints & Rebels: Seven Nonconformists in Stuart England

By: Greaves, Richard L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047992

ISBN: 0865541361

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 223 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 8. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541368. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Von Richthofen Sisters: The Triumphant and the Tragic Modes of Love

By: Green, Martin Burgess

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1974

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028573

ISBN: 0826310389

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. Pictorial cover. No writing in the book. Illustrated. Fore-edge of textblock a bit soiled. xxiv, 396pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Black List (First Edition)

By: Greenfield-Sanders, Timothy; Mitchell, Elvis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035541

ISBN: 1416594191

Condition: Fine


In The Black List, twenty-five prominent African-Americans of various professions, disciplines, and backgrounds offer their own stories and insights on the struggles, triumphs, and joys of black life in America and, in the process, redefine "black list" for a new century. As seen in original portraits by renowned photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and in a series of incisive interviews conducted by award-winning journalist, critic, academic, and radio host Elvis Mitchell, this group exemplifies today's most accomplished, determined African-Americans, whose lives and careers form ... View more info

Image for Isaac Backus--Puritan & Baptist: His Place in History, His Thought, & Their Implications for Modern Baptist Theology

Isaac Backus--Puritan & Baptist: His Place in History, His Thought, & Their Implications for Modern Baptist Theology

By: Grenz, Stanley

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049974

ISBN: 0865540675

Condition: Very Good Condition


Slight soiling of covers. Originally published as a Doctoral dissertation, this is the first book form. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 346 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 9. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780865540675. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Old Brick: Charles Chauncy of Boston, 1705-1787

By: Griffin, Edward M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047999

ISBN: 0816609071

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780816609079. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Memoir of Captain James Wilson [1760-1814], Containing an Account of His Enterprises and Sufferings in India, His Conversion to Christianity, His Missionary Voyage to the South Seas, & His... Death (plus two other works)

Memoir of Captain James Wilson [1760-1814], Containing an Account of His Enterprises and Sufferings in India, His Conversion to Christianity, His Missionary Voyage to the South Seas, & His... Death (plus two other works)

By: Griffin, John [1769 - 1834]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Son: 1815

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055301

Condition: Good Condition


Scuffed leather & rubbed boards. Scattered moderate foxing. Includes two additional works: Memoirs of Thomas English [1751-1809] (with) a Selection of His Letters, & Poem Entitled 'Rest for the Weary'. Portsmouth, 1812; The Death of the Righteous. Sermon Death of Joseph Lucas, Portsmouth, 1814. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 521 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

Rodin: A Biography

By: Grunfeld, Frederic V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: 1987-10-01

Seller ID: 028576

ISBN: 0805002790

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine dust jacket. Dust jacket has been placed in a glossy Mylar sleeve. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for The Life of Luther, in Forty-Eight Historical Engravings

The Life of Luther, in Forty-Eight Historical Engravings

By: Gustav Koenig; Archdeacon Hare; Susanna Winkworth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1857

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 027080

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in blue buckram with black leather spine label. Gold lettering. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper (also personal library stamp); Gift inscription and writing on front free end-paper. Personal library embossed seal on title page. Frontispiece. 48 Engravings with tissue guards. ix, 157pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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One Ranger: A Memoir (Bridwell Texas History Series) SIGNED FIRST EDITION

By: H. Joaquin Jackson; David Marion Wilkinson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin TX, University of Texas Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 042871

ISBN: 0292702590

Condition: Fine


First Edition. Inscribed by the author on title page. Illustrated. Frontispiece. Mylar cover. xvi, 279pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Queen Margot: Wife of Henry of Navarre

By: H. Noel Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015073

Condition: Very Good


With sixteen illustrations in photogravure - plates and frontispiece protected by tissue guards. Pages are lightly tanned but clean and crisp. Contains previous owner's attractive bookplate with name in red ink - no other writing or markings in the book. Interior hinge cracked, but binding is tight and square. Deckled fore and tail edges, gilt head edge. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and coat of arms to front board. Covers show minimal wear. A handsome volume. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Lives Of Robert & James Haldane

By: Haldane, Alexander

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Banner of Truth: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050018

ISBN: 0851515673

Condition: Very Good Condition


Reprint of the 1853 Third Edition. Size: 8vo. 706 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 6. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780851515670. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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From The Hills of Carolina: the Life of Thomas B. Hamm

By: Hamm, Thomas B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indian Rocks Beach, Books Unlimited, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050665

Condition: Very Good Condition


Paperback. Size: 8vo. 142 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. 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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Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany

By: Hans J. Massaquoi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, William Morrow: 1999

Seller ID: 060381

ISBN: 0688171559

Condition: Like New


Memoir of remarkable experiences and survival of a third grader growing up black in Nazi Germany. An absorbing exercise of survival both psychologically and physically in a country of racial hatred. Black cover, beige spine with black print. Dust jacket illustrated with author's photo as youngster. Title in bronze. 443 pp., many personal photographs throughout. Uncut edge. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

American Ancestry: American Ancestors of Babara Evelyn Bowen

By: Harold King Brown

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Osceola, MO, Self-Published: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059767

Condition: Good


Beige paper covers. Stapled together. One photo. 11pp. Binding is tight. Booklet is warped and dampstained within. Ex-library. Good only. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

No Voice from the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper

By: Harris, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers, Ltd.: 1999

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 031479

ISBN: 0719555671

Condition: Near Fine


This volume recounts an odyssey through country houses in the years after World War II. Between 1946 and 1961 the author visited over 200 houses, becoming aware of the riches they contained, which were under threat from demolition men and dealers. He describes Nikolaus Pevsner being mistaken for the gas-meter-reader; reveals a secret hoard of porcelain at Slindon; and the curious discovery of an Alsatian in the bath at Draycot Cerne. In a dining room the family portraits still hang on the walls, and the Meissen stands in a cabinet, yet the center of the room is piled high with turnips. Using a... View more info

Get Thee Behind Me: My Life as a Preacher's Son (First Edition)

By: Hartzell Spence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Whittlesey House: 1942

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 028367

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black and white illustration and lettering. Author's signature on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. 375pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Medora Field Perkerson (FIrst Edition)

By: Harvey Dan Abrams

Price: $15.00

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039536

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on front cover. Reprinted from the Atlanta Historical Bulletin. Paperback. 24 page stapled pamphlet. Not about Margaret Mitchell, but much mention of her. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life Work of James Clement Furman (First Edition)

By: Harvey Toliver Cook

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Alester G, Furman: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040343

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Lightly discolored covers. Frontispiece with tissue guard. vii, 363pp., index. Furman was first President of Furman University. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Legacy of David Rogerson Williams

By: Harvey Toliver Cook

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Country Life Press: 1916

Seller ID: 059812

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth cover. Gilt upper edge. Uncut fore and bottom edge. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 338pp. Covers and spine have stains here and there. Fore-edge has stains. Slight foxing inside, but text is mostly clean. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Legacy of David Rogerson Williams

By: Harvey Toliver Cook

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Country Life Press: 1916

Seller ID: 059813

Condition: Very Good


Navy blue cloth cover. Mylar cover. Gilt upper edge. Uncut fore and bottom edge. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 338pp. Mylar cover worn with some tears (slightly brown). Covers and spine have stains here and there. Fore-edge has stains. Slight foxing inside, but text is mostly clean. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Lonely Empress: Elizabeth of Austria

By: Haslip, Joan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2000

Edition: First paperback edition

Seller ID: 021747

ISBN: 1842120980

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine paperback with some light creases on the spine, otherwise the book looks new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Rupert Brooke: A Biography

By: Hassall, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056104

Condition: Good Condition


Light rubbing, front inner hinge a little weak. Size: Large Octavo. 557 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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Unbelievable!: Faith, Reason, & the Search for Truth

By: Haun, Joseph R.; Reed, A. D. [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Candler, NC, Pisgah Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038662

ISBN: 0615517374

Condition: Near Fine


A memoir of a scientist's philosophical journey toward enlightened humanism. Paperback. Inscribed by the author on title page. xiv, 201pp., index. First printing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Caroline Courtier: the Life of Lord Cottingham [1578 ? - 1652]

By: Havran, Martin J.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 050028

ISBN: 0872492842

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 232 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 7. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872492844. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Years Flew By: The Recollections of Madame Sidney Gifford Czira

By: Hayes, Alan [Editor]; White, Jack [Other Contributor]; Lewis, Gifford [Foreword];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arlen House: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031628

ISBN: 1903631009

Condition: Very Good


Brennan, along with here five sisters, the Giffords, contributed to many of the developments of the 20th century. For 65 years she was well-known as a journalist, broadcaster and political activist (in the nationalist struggle). Paperback. Near fine. No writing in the book. xlviii, 241pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Politics Is My Parish: an Autobiography

By: Hays, Brooks

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048019

ISBN: 0807107980

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little wrinkled. Size: 8vo. 291 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 5. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780807107980. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Ben Bowen Yn Neheudir Affrica (1901 - 1902)

By: Hefin, Myfyr (Ed)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Llanelli, Llanelly Mercury: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046962

Condition: Good Condition


Cloth covers, little warped, quite spotted from silverfish. Ink inscription front fly leaf. Letters of Bowen from South Africa. Size: 8vo. 215 pages. Text is in Welsh. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Welsh Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Last of the Great Scouts (Buffalo Bill) First Edition

By: Helen Cody Wetmore and Zane Grey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author's daughter

Seller ID: 026304

Condition: Very Good -


Rust cloth with black lettering and design. Front cover discolored in some spots. Inscription by Buffalo Bill's niece (the author's daughter) on front free end-paper. No other writing in the book. xi, 333pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Education of Henry Adams

By: Henry Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 060655

Condition: Like New


Part of The Franklin Library's The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Monochrome sketches by Pinkney. Bound in full brown leather, decorated and titled in gold. Hubbed spine, gilt page edges, brown silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Indexed, 530 pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life of Jonathan Wild the Great (in slip case)

By: Henry Fielding

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1966

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 019090

Condition: Fine


Binding is white linen with brown repeating pattern. Green top stain. Orange clip case. The slip case is near fine with a tiny break in the cloth at the bottom edge. View more info

How I Found Livingstone

By: Henry M. Stanley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 060096

Condition: Like New


Collector's Edition. Introduction by Robert E. Speer. Full gray leather with gilt decoration and page edges. Hubbed spine, silk moire end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. Subtitled: Travels, Adventures, and Discoveries in Central Africa Including an Account of Four Months' Residence with Dr. Livingstone. With maps (some fold-out) and illustrations after drawings by the author. 736 pp, including Appendix and Index. Scratch on fore-edge, else like new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Men of Might (From the Library of Morton H. Smith) First Edition

By: Henry Tucker Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Historical Publication Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041983

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Stapled booklet. Previous owner's name written on front free end paper. 54pp. Rare. 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 Uni... View more info