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Lives of the Presidents of The United States of America, From Washington to the Present Time

By: Abbott, John S. C.; Russell H. Conwell

Price: $40.50

Publisher: B. B. Russell: 1876

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 31184


Very Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Boston; 540 pp, bound in green cloth, beveled edges, black & gilt decoration and lettering. From the title page: "Illustrated Portaits of all the Presidents [from Washington to Grant] Engraved on Steel, Pictures of Their Private Residences, and Eighteen Other Wood Engravings [ . . .] ). Decoration bright & intact; cover firmly bound; rear cover scuffed. Base of spine shows modest wear, two very shallow splits in cloth. Pages quite clean and bright; moderate foxing (little brown speckles) on engravings & tissue guards. View more info

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In The Shadow of the Cathedral Growing Up In Holland During WW II

By: Bozuwa, Titia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Triple Tulip Press: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28196

ISBN: 0975482505


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author. Bright, clean, crisp book, firmly bound in tan cloth. Remainder mark on bottom edge of text block. Dust jacket shows wear on rear fold. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers.

Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers.

By: Briggs, Charles F.; G. P. Putnam, editors. Contributors include: Curtis, Geo. Wm.; Tuckerman, Henry T.; Greene, George Washington; Briggs, Charles F.; Hillard, George S.; Bryant, William C.; Peck, G. W.; Griswold, Rufus W.; Godwin, Parke; Hale, Edward E.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1855

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 27037


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNATURES (with generic inscriptions) of William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper, Henry W. Longfellow, and James Russell Lowell collected by previous owner and affixed to entry page of that author's chapter. 374 pages. Full leather binding;dark brown calf with triple gilt rule and design on covers, turn-ins ; banded spine with title and gilt decorated compartments. All edges gilt; Marbled endpapers. First published in 1852. The homes of 17 authors are described and illustrated with views of their residences from origina... View more info

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The Kaiser as I Know Him

By: Davis, Arthur N.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30927


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 numbered pages, bound in blue cloth with gilt-stamped lettering & rule; uncut edges, top edge gilt. Several plates --black & white photographs. First edition, "Published September 1918". Initials JM and "1919" written in pencil on blank fly page, otherwise unmarked. Clean bright cloth cover; solid binding, moderate wear to ends of spine & corner tips. Pages crisp, clean. No jacket present, if issued with one. View more info

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The Gentleman from Angell Street Memories of H.P. Lovecraft

By: Eddy, Muriel E.; Eddy, C. M., Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fenham Pub: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 23868

ISBN: 0970169914


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages, wraps. Clean cover, firm binding. Light rubbing on spine, faint corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. Providence Rhode Island authors recount their memories of H.P. Lovecraft and his associations with the East Side of Providence. View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series) (Leather Bound)

By: Franklin, Benjamin; William Sharp (drawings); Carl Van Doren (intro).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31081


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1976 Easton Press Limited Edition, reprinted from the 1951 Heritage Press edition with line drawings by William Sharp. One of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Fully bound in dark red calf, banded spine, elaborate gilt decoration, all edges gilt; silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon placemark. In Fine condition, bright, clean, tight, square; pristine pages. Collector's Notes and book plate absent. View more info

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The Young Maxim Gorky, 1868-1902

By: Holtzman, Filia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20002


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; FINE book in NEAR FINE jacket. Pristine book bound in blue-green cloth with blue top-stain. Appears unread. Crisp jacket with a 1/4" tear on bottom edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 256 p.; Packaged with care. View more info

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Letters of Thomas Jefferson

By: Irwin, Frank, (editor).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sanbornton Bridge Press: 1975

Seller ID: 27660

ISBN: 0891420223


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages, bound in rust colored cloth. Bright cover, tight binding, crisp interior. Appears as new in Very Good jacket with rubbing on folds and a few rust spots. View more info

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Front and Center: The Legend of Bossy Gillis; A Biography of Mayor Andrew J. Gillis

By: Jacobs, Peter H.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Newburyport Press: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29384


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED with brief personalized inscription by author Peter Jacobs. Bound in burgundy cloth. Clean, bright cover, tight binding; modest shelf wear- one corner bumped. Interior crisp and clean. Foxing on top edge of text block. Dust jacket corner-clipped and section at top of rear flap also clipped; chipping at head of spine. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Widow Down by the Brook

By: MacNeill, Mary

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Isis Large Print Books: 2000

Seller ID: 27433

ISBN: 0753157179


Near Fine; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 219 pages, glossy pictorial cover. Large Print edition. Firmly bound, clean & bright with a hint of use. Mary MacNeil's husband Mac wants to secure his wife's future after he is gone. This is her story, about leaving their home in East Hartford Connecticut and converting a dilapidated barn into a country house in Canton, and later, learning to thrive on her own. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Riverside Interviews No. 6: Tom McGrath

By: McGrath, Tom; Selerie, Gavin, (ed.).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Binnacle Press: 1983

Edition: -

Seller ID: 25059

ISBN: 0907826032


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; 303 pages, pictorial wraps. Corner of front cover is clipped; bookstore stamping on title page. Otherwise light edge wear; light soil on rear cover. Interior bright & clean. The first study of Tom McGrath's work, including his plays (Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy, The Hardman, Sisters, The Android Circuit, The Innocent, Animal, 1-2-3 Trilogy), poetry, jazz music, and underground journalism. View more info

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Weekends with O'Keeffe

By: Merrill, C. S.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing thus

Seller ID: 30983

ISBN: 0826349285


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pp. bound in black cloth. Fine book, bright, crisp, tight. In Fine crisp jacket. View more info

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Echoes Down the Corridor Collected Essays, 1944-2000

By: Miller, Arthur; Steven R. Centola (ed.)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29630

ISBN: 0670893145


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by Arthur Miller on the front endpaper. Near Fine book with modest shelf wear to ends of spine. In About Fine jacket.; Signed by Author View more info

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Elise Boulding: A Life in the Cause of Peace

By: Morrison, Mary Lee

Price: $22.50

Publisher: McFarland & Company: 2005

Seller ID: 30979

ISBN: 0786420553


Fine; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Crisp, as new, appears unread. View more info

Image for The Life of Richard Wagner, in Four Volumes: Volume I: 1813-1848; Volume II: 1848-1860; Volume III: 1859-1866; Volume IV: 1866-1883

The Life of Richard Wagner, in Four Volumes: Volume I: 1813-1848; Volume II: 1848-1860; Volume III: 1859-1866; Volume IV: 1866-1883

By: Newman, Ernest

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 31286


Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Ex-Library; Four volumes complete. Ex-Library copies, typical stamps, markings, pockets. Each bound in black cloth; publisher's red top-stain. Illustrated with black & white photos. Very clean, firmly bound; minor shelf wear. Page clean, crisp. Bright attractive jackets appear to have little wear; still in original library clear jacket protectors. View more info