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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 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

Covenant: The life and times of a late-coming pilgrim (First Edition)

By: Henry Van Zandt Cobb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037664

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. xlix, 499pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Life of Michael Angelo (2 volumes)

By: Hermann Grimm

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co: 1877

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 030892

Condition: Very Good +


Translated by Fannie Elizabeth Bunnett. New Edition with Additions. Illustrated with Photogravure plates from works of art. Complete 2 volume set in illustrated burgundy cloth. Gold lettering and design on spine and front covers. Volume 1 has very rare original dust jacket in very good condition. xiv, 558; vii, 536pp., index. One page gathering in volume 2 is pulled (but holding). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Life & Times of Beethoven

By: Herriot, Edouard

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046967

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket worn, edges frayed, ink note top of inside front cover. Size: 8vo. 399 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 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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In the Arena: An Autobiography (Signed First Edition)

By: Heston, Charlton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 035248

ISBN: 0684803941

Condition: Fine


Describing a career that spans half a century, one of America's favorite actors tells of his childhood shyness, personal insecurities, early steps to Broadway and television, and behind-the-scenes accounts of his great epic films. Inscribed by the author on title page. First Edition. Two toned brown cloth. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. 592pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Things I Remember

By: Heyward, Zan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Columbia, State Printing Co.: 1964

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 045447

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little edge wear. Autographed by author. Second Printing. Size: 8vo. 92 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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More Things I Remember

By: Heyward, Zan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Columbia, State Printing Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045446

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed, sunned, edge lightly chipped. Autographed. Size: 8vo. 92 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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A Sabbath Life: One Woman's Search for Wholeness (Inscribed by author)

By: Hirsch, Kathleen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Point Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 018182

ISBN: 0865475989

Condition: Near Fine


This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. Inscribed. View more info

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A Tribute To the Confederate Soldier: Address Before... Harllee Chapter UDC, Dillon, S. C.

By: Hobeika, John E.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Greenwood, Bagpipe Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050668

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 28 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Military & Warfare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Serpent in Eden: H. L. Mencken and the South

By: Hobson, Jr., Fred C.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054900

ISBN: 0807812242

Condition: Very Good Condition


Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 257 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780807812242. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Algernon Sydney Sullivan [1826-1887]

By: Holmes, Anne Middleton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York Southern Society: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051812

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, soiled, edges worn. Book produced with superb typography on quality paper . Sullivan a lawyer who, among other things, faced extreme opposition when he successfully defended the crew of the 'Savannah', Confederate ship captured early in the Civil War, against the charge of piracy which would have carried the death penalty. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". xvii + 359. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Law & Criminal Studies. Pictures of this item not already displayed here ava... View more info

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Catherine de' Medici (Uncommon)

By: Honoré de Balzac (translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Dodo Press: 2006

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 058738

ISBN: 1406506192

Condition: Like New


According to Amazon Books, the biographer is known as "a founding father of realism in European literature". Pictorial cover. 311 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact.Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Life & Letters of James Hinton

By: Hopkins, Ellice (Ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner: 1906

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 046976

Condition: Very Good Condition


Covers little rubbed, slight spotting. Hinton practiced medicine in Jamaica and writes on the condition of African laborers there, he was also a surgeon and early practitioner of homaeopathy. Size: 8vo. 383 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Medicine & Health. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Tangier Diaries

By: Hopkins, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cadmus Editions: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 026982

ISBN: 9322745010

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine pictorial paperback, lgiht shelf wear, no creases to the covers. Clean white pages. View more info

Memories and Opinions (Signed First Edition)

By: Horace Dutton Taft

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027480

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gold lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Spine and part of front board evenly sunned. Illustrated with photos. 336pp. Full refund if not satisfied. Taft was founder of Taft School in Waterbury, CT. View more info

General Grant's Last Stand: A Biography

By: Horace Green

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018908

Condition: Very Good


Royal cloth, gold gilt, portrait frontispiece, illustrated, binding tight, dust-jacket worn with small pieces missing on corners and head & tail of spine, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Certain Letters of James Howell, Selected from the Familiar Letters As First Published between 1645 & 1655

By: Howell, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Edwin Rudge: 1928

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 046980

Condition: Very Good Condition


Slight rubbing. This edition, a project of a class in Graphic Processes at NY University, was designed and printed in the classic fine printing tradition. It was limited to 1000 copies with 800 offered for sale. Size: 8vo. 92 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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Little Journeys to the Home of Great Lovers (Book One)

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: East Aurora, Roycrofters: 1913

Edition: Miriam Edition

Seller ID: 054906

Condition: Good Condition


Limp backs, edges worn, scuffed. Interior has a few pages lightly foxed, mostly the tissue overlays of plates. Name stamped inside front cover. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 205 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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With Freedom Fired: the Story of Robert Robinson, Cambridge Nonconformist

By: Hughes, Graham W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Carey Kingsgate Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048048

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 123 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 6. 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

Image for Dr. John Millington (1779-1868) Distinguished Pupil of Michael Faraday and Sir Humphry Davy and Others during 100 Years of the University of Mississippi

Dr. John Millington (1779-1868) Distinguished Pupil of Michael Faraday and Sir Humphry Davy and Others during 100 Years of the University of Mississippi

By: Hume, Alfred

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057498

Condition: Good Condition


Edges a little soiled, staples a little 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 & A... View more info

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William Ryle Davies 1844-1901

By: Humphreys, R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Caernarfon, R. B. Ellis: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054910

Condition: Very Good Condition


Binding a little rubbed, name stamped inside covers. Paper a little age toned with scattered light foxing. Calvinistic Methodist. Size: Small Octavo. 168 pages. Text is in Welsh. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Welsh Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Other Bonhoeffer: an Evangelical Reassesment of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

By: Huntemann, Georg

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Baker Book House: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 048049

ISBN: 0801043824

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 342 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780801043826. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Portraits Of the Harvard Faculty

By: Hunter, R. W. (Ed. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Art Publishing Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050103

Condition: Good Condition


No wrappers, stapled through the edge. Printed on one side of the pages only, each page of portraits includes a facing page of identification. Omitted are assistants, the medical & the dental schools, plus a few for whom portraits were not available. Paper age toned, a little brittle. Size: Square 12mo 7" - 7?. 27 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Robert Fulton: Pioneer of Undersea Warfare

Robert Fulton: Pioneer of Undersea Warfare

By: Hutcheon, Jr. , Wallace

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048051

ISBN: 0870215477

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Ships & the Sea. ISBN/EAN: 9780870215476. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Albrecht Durer: A Biography

By: Hutchison, Jane Campbell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 037388

ISBN: 069103978X

Condition: Very Good


Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) was one of the world's great artistic geniuses, unique among his contemporaries in his ability to translate the basic principles of the Italian Renaissance into the northern European style to which he was born. In addition, he was an exemplary figure of the early Reformation: one of the first people to become interested in Martin Luther's writings, he also counted most of Germany's leading humanists among his friends. This major biography links Durer's artistic development to his personal life and to the turbulent history of pre-Reformation Europe. Brown cloth with ... View more info

A Life of Napoleon Bonaparte with a Sketch of Josephine, Empress of the French

By: Ida M. Tarbell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moffat Yard & Co: 1909

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 028745

Condition: Very Good -


Red embossed cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. 485pp., index. Rear hinge split (but holding strong). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George Herbert; and Dr. Robert Sanderson

By: Isaac Walton; Thomas Zouch, Notes and Life of Author

Price: $150.00

Publisher: York, T. Wilson and R. Spence: 1807

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 059747

Condition: Very Good


Brown full leather cover with gold lettering. Decorative blind stamped covers. Decorated end-papers. Frontispiece. Illustrated. xliii, 447pp. Binding is tight. Covers and spine have a few places where they have been rubbed. Back joint has some tearing to it's top and bottom (but is still holding very strongly). Front free end-paper is loosening, but attached well. Foxing throughout. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Beautiful leather exterior. Full refund if not satisfied. Contains the bookplate of Horace Mann. ""Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 ? August 2, 1859) was... View more info

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Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

By: Isenberg, Nancy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 2007

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 041888

ISBN: 0670063525

Condition: Like New


Charcoal boards. Illustrated. xiii, 540pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.Challenges popular beliefs about the infamous Revolutionary era figure, revealing how a politically aggressive Alexander Hamilton subverted Burr's career through a slanderous letter-writing campaign, in a complimentary portrait that presents evidence of Burr's political talents and dedicated patriotism. View more info

Chambers Biographical Dictionary

By: J O Thorne [Editor]; T C Collocott [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, W & R Chambers: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition, Reprint

Seller ID: 060378

ISBN: 0550160108

Condition: Fine


Full tan leather decorated and titled in gold. Decorated end sheets, silk ribbon bookmark. 1493 pp, including Subject Index. Previous owner's bookplate. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Women in Mark Twain's World (SIGNED)

By: J. Harold Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, A Hearthstone Book/Carlton Press, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 014462

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by J. Harold Smith on flyleaf. No other writing or markings in the book. Slight tear at fore edge of pp 10-11. Else pages neat and crisp. Dust jacket shows modest wear and has moisture stains on back cover. Now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Traveller Extraordinary: The Life of James Bruce of Kinnaird (First Edition)

By: J. M. Reid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The History Book Club: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023294

Condition: Very Good


Yellow illustrated cloth, black lettering and design, illustrated end-papers (maps), frontispiece portrait, no writing in the book, 320pp., index, quite a nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Story of My Life (First Edition)

By: J. Marion Sims

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039027

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Edited by the author's son, H. Marion-Sims, M.D. Original green cloth. Gold spine lettering. Private library mark. Decorated end-papers. Mylar cover. 471pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Washington and His Generals (2 volumes)

By: J. T. Headley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Baker and Scribner: 1847

Edition: Tenth Thousand

Seller ID: 041250

Condition: Good


Black cloth. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 348; 372pp. Illustrations with tissue guards. Some marginalia. A very good reading set. Gutters heavily worn. Head & tail of spines chipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Life and Letters of Robert Edward Lee Soldier and Man (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: J. William Jones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisonburg, VA, Sprinkle Publications: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042146

Condition: Like New


Gray cloth. Frontispiece. 486pp. Illustrated. 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 Belhaven College and... View more info

A Memoir of Jane Austen by Her Nephew

By: J.E. Austen-Leigh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1989

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 060512

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Fay Weldon. Bound in pale orange cloth with a silhouette of Austen in silver and black. Pale orange top stain and end papers. Illustrated with reproductions of members and associates of the Austen family. Indexed. 202 pp. Pale yellow slip case with the silhouette of Austen repeated in black. Book is in fine condition. Slip case is in near fine condition with spots of shelf wear, as is common. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lachlan McIntosh & the Politics of Revolutionary Georgia

By: Jackson, Harvey H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048053

ISBN: 082030459X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 209 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780820304595. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Who's Who in African Literature Biographies, Works, Commentaries

By: Jahn, Janheinz; Schild, Ulla; Nordmann, Almut

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tubingen, Horst Erdmann: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043358

ISBN: 3771101530

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little frayed at edges. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Size: 8vo. 410 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9783771101534. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 (in slip case)

By: James Boswell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2006

Edition: Second printing of 1985 Folio So

Seller ID: 018735

Condition: Fine


Binding is quarter burgundy cloth on a pictorial front cover. Slip case is burgundy and is near fine due to rubs on one side. View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: James Boswell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent & Co: 1901

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 039377

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with original paper spine labels. 3 volume complete set. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. About 100 illustrations (many with tissue guards). Top edges gilt. Mylar covers. Illustrated end papers. xl, 458; viii, 464; viii, 466pp., index. Sixth Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Among the Craft: Notes by the Way: Sterling P. Rounds

By: James Eckman, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028547

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Stapled booklet. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. Portrait frontispiece. xiii, 25pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

By: James Hogg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1978

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059311

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Douglas Gifford. Bound in red cloth with a design in black. Dark blue top stain. Contains nine linocuts in brown and blue by Peter Pendrey. Postage note laid in. 226 pp. Dark blue slip case. Book in fine condition. Slip case in near fine condition with a couple small spots of shelving wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Country Lawyer: The Memoirs of James J. Butler (First Edition)

By: James J. Butler

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Carthage, NY, Carthage Printing and Publishing Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029882

Condition: Very Good +


Butler was a practicing attorney for 62 years in Carthage, NY. Paperback. Illustrated. No writing in the book. 60pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Little Minister (2 volumes)

By: James Matthew Barrie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Lovett, Coryeff and Co: 1892

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 035067

Condition: Very Good


Complete 2 volume set. Burgundy cloth with gold lettering and design. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. xliv, 290; vi, 326pp. Personal bookplates inside front covers. 10 etchings. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth: Mountainee, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians (First Edition)

By: James P. Beckwourth; T.D. Bonner, Recorder

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060047

Condition: Very Good -


First edition. Brownish gray cloth covers with decorative blind stamping. Frontispiece. 12 wood-cut illustrations. 537pp. Covers faded and lightly sunned in spots (have a few minor stains here and there as well). Spine is sunned and also has some fraying to the it's edges, foot, and head. Moderate foxing inside. Spine cocked. Text body is free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. "James Pierson Beckwourth, born James Beckwith and generally known as, Jim Beckwourth (April 26, 1798 or 1800 ? October 29, 1866 or 1867) was an American mountain man, fur trader... View more info

The Works of James Thomson. With his Last Corrections and Improvements. Vol 1

By: James Thomson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, 1762

Seller ID: 010944

Condition: Very Good -


Good to very good condition. Full leather, scuffed boards, covers attached but show wear and reinforcement. There are two book plates of former owners one on the inside cover and one on the first end sheet. Pages and binding in healthy condition. This is Volume 1 only of four volumes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info