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The Works of Samuel Johnson (Vol 5 of 12)

By: Johnson, Samuel [1709 - 1784]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Nichols & Son: 1801

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 055573

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 5 only of 12) Leather scuffed, little edge wear, back strip chipped, hinges cracked. Book plate inside. Paper age toned with very light foxing but not brittle. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 443 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson (Vol 6 of 12)

By: Johnson, Samuel [1709 - 1784]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Nichols & Son: 1801

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 055574

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 6 only of 12) Leather scuffed, edge wear, back strip chipped, hinges cracked. Book plate inside. Paper age toned with very light foxing but not brittle. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 400 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson (Vol 9 of 12)

By: Johnson, Samuel [1709 - 1784]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Nichols & Son: 1801

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 055575

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 9 only of 12) Leather scuffed, edge wear, back strip chipped, hinges cracked. Book plate inside. Paper age toned with very light foxing but not brittle. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 462 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

Image for George Marsh Hero & Martyr 1515 - 1555

George Marsh Hero & Martyr 1515 - 1555

By: Johnston, James

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Bolton, Tillotsons: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047520

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers soiled, little edge wear, staples rusting. Title page soiled and some wrinkling at edges of some pages. Printed for Commemoration of 365th anniversary of martyrdom of George Marsh at Chester, 4/24/1555. Size: 8vo. 15 pages. Quantity Available: 1. 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

The Man of Indepndence (a biography of Harry Truman)

By: Jonathan Daniels

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia New York, Lippincott: 1950

Edition: third impression

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 022303

Condition: Very Good


The book has no major defects, just general wear. Jacket protected by mylar. Signed by author on first front end paper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Amazing Mr. Longfellow; Little Known Facts About a Well-Known Poet (signed)

By: Jones, Herbert G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, Maine, The Longfellow Press: 1957

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004044

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author Limited to 2500 copies. Signed by the author on the copyright page. The book contains pen sketches by the Author. 133 pages. View more info

Image for Life Of John Viriamu Jones (Welsh Educator)

Life Of John Viriamu Jones (Welsh Educator)

By: Jones, Katharine Viriamu

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051604

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, edges worn, back torn. Covers little stained at bottom edges. Size: 8vo. viii + 400. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Education. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Cofiant Thomas Gee [1815 - 1898]

By: Jones, Thomas Gwynn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dinbych, Geeva'i Fab: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054936

Condition: Very Good Condition


(2 Vols) Leather scuffed, pages edges untrimmed and book apparently never read. Gee a prominent printer and publisher as well as Methodist advocate. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 661 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Text is in Welsh. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Welsh Language; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Frank Tannenbaum: A Biographical Essay (First Edition - Advanced Reading Copy

By: Joseph Maier and Richard Weatherhead

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbia University, NY, University Seminars: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024400

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, gold lettering, advanced reading copy, portrait frontispiece at Foreword by James, no writing in the book, v, 41pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Eleanor and Franklin

By: Joseph P. Lash

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 021377

Condition: Near Fine


Full leather binding with gilt decoration and gilt lettering. Hubbed spine. Gilt page edges. Decorative end sheets. Silk ribbon bookmark.Easton's notes are laid in. View more info

Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of their relationship based on Eleanor Roosevelt's private papers (Signed Limited Edition)

By: Joseph P. Lash

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 025043

Condition: Near Fine


Full navy leather with gold lettering and design, hubbed spine, silk moire end papers, bound in silk bookmark, author's signature on front free end-paper with tissue guard, xviii, 897pp., index, no writing in the book, all page edges gold, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Memory's Lane: Jospeh Spurgeon Hiatt (Signed)

By: Joseph Spurgeon Hiatt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Piedmont Press: 1959

Edition: Fifth Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 033760

Condition: Very Good


Navy paneled cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. 132pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

I'd Be Nothing Without You (Signed First Edition)

By: Josephine Grahling

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029265

Condition: Very Good


"Readers get hooked on the book and can't put it down." Paperback. Pictorial cover. Author's gift inscription on half title page. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated end papers. Black and white illustrations. 273pp Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tar Heel Editor

By: Josephus Daniels

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037511

Condition: Very Good


Denim cloth with gold lettering. Dust jacket not price clipped. Mylar cover. Illustrated. Gift inscription on front free end paper. xix, 544pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Kelleygrams (Signed First Edition)

By: Judge Camille Kelley

Price: $30.00

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 028274

Condition: Very Good


Navy illustrated cloth with silver lettering and design. Author's gift inscription opposite portrait frontispiece. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Fidel Castro (First Edition)

By: Jules Dubois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039588

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. By the American correspondent who knew Castro best. Two toned cloth. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but has some clear tape repairs. 391pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ethel Waters Finally Home (Signed First Edition)

By: Juliann DeKorte

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, NJ, Fleming H. Revell: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 025961

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth with blue lettering, author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, previous owner's name written on title page and front free end-paper, mylar cover, 128pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Life in the Orient

By: K. H. Basmajian

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1910

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 017694

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, green cloth (faded and spotted), portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, 277pp., owner's signature on ffep, text clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Dr. George McClellan (1796-1847) and his Jefferson Medical College and Medical Center

Dr. George McClellan (1796-1847) and his Jefferson Medical College and Medical Center

By: Kauffman, James Laurence

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057504

Condition: Good Condition


Light edge soiling, 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). 32 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography... View more info

Image for Creative Tension: Life and Thought of Kenneth Boulding

Creative Tension: Life and Thought of Kenneth Boulding

By: Kerman, Cynthia Earl

Price: $8.50

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051141

ISBN: 0472515004

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv + 380. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780472515004. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM

By: Kevin Maney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons: 2003

Seller ID: 037679

Condition: Very Good +


First look at one of America's legendary business leaders. Paperback. xxv, 518pp. Pictorial cover. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Gathering Up the Threads: a Study in Family Biography

By: Keynes, Florence Ada

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047025

Condition: Very Good Condition


Rubbed covers, name in ink inside front cover. Family history includes references to Wilberforce and abolition of slavery. The author is the mother of John Maynard Keynes. Size: 8vo. 123 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

Image for Twelve Fifty-Four Hunt Street

Twelve Fifty-Four Hunt Street

By: King, Macie Hyatt Davis

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Greenwood, Attic Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045504

ISBN: 0879210877

Condition: Very Good Condition


Paperback. Memoirs of a Presbyterian minister & his family in Newberry County, SC, by his wife. Size: 8vo. 158 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780879210878. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Sound Of Drums: Selected Writings of Spencer B. King from His Civil War Centennial Columns... in the Macon (Georgia) Telegraph-News, Etc.

The Sound Of Drums: Selected Writings of Spencer B. King from His Civil War Centennial Columns... in the Macon (Georgia) Telegraph-News, Etc.

By: King, Spencer B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048069

ISBN: 0865541078

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 543 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541078. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered

By: Kirk, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peru, IL, Sherwood, Sugden and Co: 1988

Edition: First Printing of Revised Editio

Seller ID: 027472

ISBN: 089385039X

Condition: Fine


Paperback. No writing in the book. 255pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Brothers Van Eyck

By: Konody, P. G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1907

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: 004266

Condition: Very Good +


Part of the series called "Bell's Miniature Series of Painters." Small Book. View more info

Image for A Discourse: On The Death Of Zachary Taylor, Etc. , Delivered In The Rutgers' Street Church, 7/14/1850

A Discourse: On The Death Of Zachary Taylor, Etc. , Delivered In The Rutgers' Street Church, 7/14/1850

By: Krebs, John M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, John Westall: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048075

Condition: Good Condition


Disbound pamphlet, no wrappers. Foxed, pages wrinkled, number in ink top of title page. Size: 8vo. 27 pages. Quantity Available: 1. 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

Woodswoman: A Young ecologist's life in the log cabin she built herself in the Adirondack wilderness (Signed)

By: LaBastille, Anne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1978

Edition: 14th Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027184

ISBN: 0525485651

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback. Author's signature on half title page. There is no other writing in the book. vi, 277pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Nazimova: A Biography

Nazimova: A Biography

By: Lambert, Gavin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1997-04-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018321

ISBN: 0679407219

Condition: Near Fine


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

Or I'll Dress You in Mourning (Signed First Edition)

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by both authors

Seller ID: 030400

Condition: Very Good


The history of the famous matador, Manuel Benitez (El Cordobes). Black and white photos (including his near-fatal goring by Impulsive). Black cloth with orange and gold lettering on spine. Illustrated. Both authors' signatures on title page. There is no other writing in the book. 349pp. Illustrated end-papers. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens. Volume 1: Sept. 11, 1746 - Oct. 31, 1755 (Ed. by Philip M. Harmer, George C. Rogers, Jr. & Maude E. Lyles)

The Papers Of Henry Laurens. Volume 1: Sept. 11, 1746 - Oct. 31, 1755 (Ed. by Philip M. Harmer, George C. Rogers, Jr. & Maude E. Lyles)

By: Laurens, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina Historical Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045517

ISBN: 0872491285

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ex library with stamped accession number & penciled cataloging information. Signed by Rogers. Size: 8vo. 467 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872491281. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 3: Jan. 1, 1759-Aug. 31, 1763) Ed. by Philip M. Hamer Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 3: Jan. 1, 1759-Aug. 31, 1763) Ed. by Philip M. Hamer Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051380

ISBN: 0872492281

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. xxvi + 599. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872492288. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 6: Aug. 1, 1768-Jul. 31, 1769) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 6: Aug. 1, 1768-Jul. 31, 1769) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051383

ISBN: 0872493563

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxv + 660. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872493568. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 8: Oct. 10, 1771-Apr. 19, 1773) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

The Papers Of Henry Laurens (Vol. 8: Oct. 10, 1771-Apr. 19, 1773) Ed. by George C. Rogers, Jr. Et Al.

By: Laurens, Henry [1724 - 1792]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051385

ISBN: 0872493857

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket little rubbed. Size: 8vo. xxiii + 782. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780872493858. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Bartolome Fernandez (September 2nd, 1767) Pioneer Shepherd on the Hills---in New Mexico

Bartolome Fernandez (September 2nd, 1767) Pioneer Shepherd on the Hills---in New Mexico

By: Lee, Floyd W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057513

Condition: Good Condition


A little edge soiling, 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. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 40 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Farming & Rural Life. Pictures of t... View more info

Image for Writings Of Hugh Swinton Legare, Late Attorney General and Acting Secretary of State of the US, Etc. (Vol. 2 Only of 2)

Writings Of Hugh Swinton Legare, Late Attorney General and Acting Secretary of State of the US, Etc. (Vol. 2 Only of 2)

By: Legare, Mary S. (Ed. )

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Charleston, Burges & James: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050720

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 2 only of 2) 1/4 leather, quite scuffed, edge wear. Pages moderately foxed throughout. Size: 8vo. 598 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

Meet Julius Abernethy: Trader and Philanthropist

By: Legette Blythe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, William Loftin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019936

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth protected by original dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. No writing or markings in the book. Pages are clean and crisp. Light foxing to book edges. Dust jacket is toned/edgeworn with some chipping at top edge of spine/back board. Now protected by clear mylar and looks really sharp. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Meet Julius Abernethy: Trader and Philanthropist (Signed First Edition)

By: LeGette Blythe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charlotte, William Loftin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author and subject

Seller ID: 026287

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth with black spine label. Gold lettering. Mylar cover. Signed by Abernethy and author (Blythe) on front free end-paper. No other writing in the book. Frontispiece portrait. xxxx, 242pp, index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

William Henry Belk: Merchant of the South

By: LeGette Blythe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1958

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 029155

Condition: Very Good +


Inscribed by one of Belk's sons (Irwin Belk) on front free end paper. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. Dust jacket is not price clipped. xvi, 269pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Bertrand Barere: A Reluctant Terrorist (First Edition)

By: Leo Gershoy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028704

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with gold lettering and design on spine. No writing in the book. Illustrated. xi, 459pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Joseph Conrad: Giant in Exile

By: Leo Gurko

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 018010

Condition: Very Good


No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Biography of Dr. A. U. Boone, Thirty-two Years Pastor of the First Baptist Church Memphis, Tennessee (First Edition)

By: Leslie Shackelford Howell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shawnee, OK, Oklahoma Baptist University Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042512

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Green cloth. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. 232pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Bax: A Composer and His Times

Bax: A Composer and His Times

By: Lewis Foreman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 027605

ISBN: 0859676439

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in very good pictorial dust jacket. Several pages have bent corners and the jacket has a 1cm closed tear at the top of the spine. Spine is sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry

By: Lewis, Georgina King

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Headley Brothers: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050169

Condition: Very Good Condition


Little rubbed binding, gift inscription in ink on fly leaf. Size: Small 8vo 7?" - 8". 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. 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 The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg (SIGNED)

The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg (SIGNED)

By: Lilian Steichen; Carl Sandburg; Editor-Margaret Sandburg

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition,

Inscription: Inscribed by editor

Seller ID: 014578

ISBN: 0252013867

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed on half-title to previous owner from editor Margaret Sandburg. Previous owner's inscription on endsheet. No other writing in the book - clean white pages. Light foxing on book edges. Dust jacket shows modest edgewear with a few small closed tears on back cover. Now protected with clear mylar cover and looks nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Lincoln: Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 (Library of America) First Printing

Lincoln: Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 (Library of America) First Printing

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039413

ISBN: 0940450631

Condition: Near Fine


Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation's understanding of its most terrible conflict. This volume, along with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 18321858, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. Over 550 speeches, messages, proclamations, letters, and other writingsincluding the Inaugural and Gettysburg addresses and the moving condolence letter to Mrs. Bixbyrecord the words and deeds with which Lincol... View more info

Aunt Arie (A Foxfire Portrait) FIRST EDITION

By: Linda Garland Page [Editor]; Eliot Wigginton [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023300

ISBN: 0525932917

Condition: Fine


Paperback, pictorial cover, illustrated, no writing in the book, xxxvii, 217pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for John Wesley a Portrait

John Wesley a Portrait

By: Lipsky, Abram

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047050

Condition: Very Good Condition


Binding rubbed, light fraying top & bottom of back strip. Name & address stamped inside front cover, name & address in ink top of fly leaf. Size: 8vo. 315 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

Image for Eugene Allen Smith: Alabama's Great Geologist

Eugene Allen Smith: Alabama's Great Geologist

By: Lloyd, Stewart J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057517

Condition: Good Condition


A little soiling, back wrapper streaked, 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. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Photo illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Geolog... View more info

Image for Princetonians 1791-1794 a Biographical Dictionary

Princetonians 1791-1794 a Biographical Dictionary

By: Looney, J. Jefferson & Ruth L. Woodward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051666

ISBN: 0691047723

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". lxiii + 577. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780691047720. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info