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Letters of Henry Adams (1858-1891)

By: Adams, Henry (ed. by Worthington Chauncey Ford)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Seller ID: 36263

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No DJ; Blue cloth hardback. viii + 552 pp. Index. Letters of Harvard historian and descendant of John Q. Adams; 8vo; viii + 552 pages View more info

The Preacher's Son

By: Adams, Marc & Marc Adams

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NP, Window Books: 2005

Edition: Fifth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41527

ISBN: 1889829005

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In VG DJ ; Signed/inscribed by author. Brown cloth hardback. Autobiography of gay man who is a former fundamentalist Baptist; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: Sixty-Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 24225

ISBN: 0385484518

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


In DJ, 2" closed tear to top of DJ spine, name penned on ffep; Hardback (beige spine/beige boards) . 192 pp. Chronicle of author's visits with his dying college professor; 12mo; 192 pages View more info

That's a Lot of Bulletin: the Lehigh World According to Ray Armstrong

By: Armstrong, Ray

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Lehigh University: 1989

Seller ID: 7616

ISBN: 0962486604

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In DJ, small bump to lower edge of binding; Green cl. B&W photos. Memories of longtime Lehigh English professor; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

The Players

By: Arthur Andersen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Marietta, GA, Longstreet: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28595

ISBN: 1563524511

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ ; Blue cloth hardback. 126 pp. Color photos. Profiles leaders of companies with over $650 billion in annual revenues; Square 4to; 126 pages View more info

MYSELF

By: Ashton-Warner, Sylvia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4250

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Remainder mark on bottom edge, in lightly edgeworn DJ; Red cl. Autobiography of New Zealand teacher; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

Rascals & Rogues of Long Ago

By: Author Unknown

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scotia, NY, Americana Review: 1974

Seller ID: 3183

Condition: Very Good


Gift card glued to front flypaper; Wraps. Unpaginated (apprx 33 pp) . B&W photos. Descriptions of criminals from the 1880s; 8vo View more info

One Woman's Passion for Peace and Freedom

By: Bacon, Margaret Hope

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27282

ISBN: 0815602707

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ; Black cloth hardback. xx + 394 pp. Notes, further reading, index. B&W photos. Bio of 20th century peace activist; 8vo; xx + 394 pages View more info

Peninsula of Lies: A True Story of Mysterious Birth and Taboo Love

By: Ball, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Seller ID: 39149

ISBN: 0297847716

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ ; Yellow hardback binding. 271 pp. B&W photos. Bio of British transsexual & her marriage to American African American in 1960s; 8vo; 271 pages View more info

How I Got Cultured: A Nevada Memoir

By: Barber, Phyllis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Athens, University Of Georgia Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 32528

ISBN: 0820314137

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ; Green cloth hardback. 189 pp. 1st printing. B&W photos. Author's experiences growing up Mormon in Nevada in 1940s & 50s; Small 8vo; 189 pages View more info

Okoboji Boy, Volume Four: That's a Wrap

By: Barron, Art

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marco Island, FL, Keller Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 48389

ISBN: 1934002798

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


No DJ as issued; Photo hardback binding. Color and B&W photos. 4th volume in Paramount and Time Warner executive's autobiography ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii + 253 pages View more info

Love or Honor: the True Story of an Undercover Cop Who Fell in Love with a Mafia Boss's Daughter

By: Barthel, Joan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow And Co: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25608

ISBN: 0688074855

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In VG DJ, remnant of address label on front pastedown; Hardback (black cloth spine/black boards) . 263 pp; 8vo; 263 pages View more info

Time Lord: Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time

By: Blaise, Clark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Seller ID: 2740

ISBN: 029784136x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ; Green cl. Biblio, index. Bio of 19th/20th century Scottish-born Canadian inventor who invented worldwide standard time; 12mo; viii + 246 pages View more info

Vom Tode: Eine Gemeinverständliche Darstellung (Vol II)

By: Bloch, Oscar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Alexel Juncker Verlag: 1905

Seller ID: 47027

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Date uncertain (ca 1905), Vol II only, bindingedgeworn/rubbed, spine soiled, glue residue on front pastedown; In German. Hardback (white spine/brown boards). Accounts of the deaths of famous people; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Greco

By: Bortolon, Liana

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Verona, Instituto D'Arte Mondadori: 1976

Seller ID: 44963

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


In VG DJ, edges & preliminaries mildly foxed; In Italian. Illustrated cloth hardback. B&W & color photos. Index. Work of Italian sculptor Emilio Greco; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Wizards: Millionaire Magicians of the American Dream

By: Caldwell, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cathedral City, CA, Creative Classics: 1990

Seller ID: 29929

ISBN: 0962447900

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


In lightly edgeworn DJ; Green hardback binding. 364 pp. B&W photos. Profiles 20 self-made American millionaires; 8vo; 364 pages View more info

Lucky Eyes and a High Heart: the Life of Maud Gonne

By: Cardozo, Nancy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6271

ISBN: 067252080x

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In chipped pc DJ; Brown cl, tan boards. B&W photos. Notes, index. Bio of worker for Irish rights & was William Butler Yeats lover; 8vo; 468 pages View more info

My Life As a Boy

By: Chernin, Kim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24753

ISBN: 1565121635

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ; Hardback (black cloth spine/blue boards) . 204 pp. Acct of author's first lesbian experience; 12mo; 204 pages View more info

My Wild Life

By: Chipperfield, Jimmy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam's: 1976

Seller ID: 7194

ISBN: 0399116168

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


No DJ; Yellow cl. B&W photos. Index. Life of circus showman and animal trainer; 8vo; 219 pages View more info

Don't Fence Me In: An Anecdotal Biography of Lewis Grizzard

By: Chuck Perry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Longstreet: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1019

ISBN: 1563522500

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


In DJ one small edge tear; Green spine/white boards. Memories from the friends of deceased humorist; 8vo; 235 pages View more info