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All the Way to Heaven: An American Boyhood in the Himalayas

By: Alter, Stephen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: C232

ISBN: 0805051589

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and sound with minimal wear. 319 pp. View more info

My Life As An Explorer

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: $4,300.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: IB169

Condition: Very Good


In original blue cloth binding with minimal library identifiers, and from the collection of John Pearson, former member and one-time president of the Rowfant Club of Cleveland; Signed by the celebrated explorer and author for the Museum of The Peaceful Arts, Manhattan, which in 1927 was located in the old Scientific American Building. The Museum of the Peaceful Arts later became the Museum of Science and Industry. This is Amundsen's last book, and signed copies are extremely hard to find. Born in Borge, Ostfold, Norway, Roald Amundsen is said by many to be the greatest Polar explorer of the 2... View more info

The Perfect Tribute

By: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Seller ID: SB11299

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy. Usual stamps, stickers, and labels; Otherwise textblock is clean and exceptionally tight. Frontispiece with protective covering. Paper-covered boards with usual shelf/handling wear, 3 library labels on front cover, covers are lightly scuffed. 47pp. View more info

All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1986

Seller ID: SAS0991

ISBN: 067973404X

Condition: Good +


Binding rubbed with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; owner's name a top of front inside cover; 208 pp. View more info

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: AC1452

ISBN: 055338001X

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock, with light to moderate edge and cover wear. 290p. View more info

New Letters and Papers of Lincoln

By: Angle, Paul M. (compiled)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Seller ID: SB11282

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels and markings. Else textblock is clean and tight, frontispiece of Abraham Lincoln. Navy blue cloth, light bumping to corners, bumped head and foot of spine, library label on foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, chipping to edges/corners/spine, taped tear on back top edge, some tears to some of the edges. 387pp., including index. View more info

The Archbishop Wore Combat Boots: Memoir of an Extraordinary Life: From Combat, to Camelot, to Katrina

By: Archbishop Philip Hannan; Collins, Nancy & Finney Jr., Peter (with)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor, Inc.: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SB3880

ISBN: 1592766978

Condition: Fine


Gift quality copy! Immaculate and tight, with unclipped dust jacket. 457p. View more info

The Education of Abraham Lincoln

By: Armstrong, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: SB11926

ISBN: 0698202732

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings, else textblock is clean and tight. B&W photographs. Illustrated paper boards, bumping to head and foot of spine, library label on foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed and edge worn, tear on front top and bottom edge, creased corners and creasing to head and foot of spine; 127p., including bibliography. View more info

Hakim Sahib "Sir Doctor" The Great Adventure Story of a Missionary Surgeon and Sometimes Diplomat to Persia

By: Aro, Margaret Packard

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Out of the Box Publishers: 2003

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: SJ7376

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy; very light edge-wear; 266p. View more info

The Conqueror; A Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton

By: Atherton, Gertrude

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1943

Edition: 52nd Printing

Seller ID: SJ4552

Condition: Very Good


536pp.; including notes and acknowledgments. Small tear in front cover,with faint moisture stain on foredge otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket, small round tear along edge. View more info

Beyond the Orphan Train: A True Adventure

By: Aviles, Donna Nordmark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Wasteland Press: 2007

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: EW814

ISBN: 1932852948

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Minimal edge-rubbing; 116p. View more info

Working in the Dark: Reflections of a Poet of the Barrio

By: Baca, Jimmy Santiago

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, N. M., Red Crane Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition/3rd Printing

Seller ID: SB11424

ISBN: 1878610473

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and very tight textblock! Gift quality copy. Minor folding to edges and corners. 168pp., including glossary. View more info

Robert Oppenheimer 1904-1967 (Monograph 2)

By: Bacher, Robert F.

Price: $13.58

Publisher: Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos Historical Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: DC1099

ISBN: 0941232220

Condition: Near Fine


immaculate and tight; light edge-rubbing; 55pp. View more info

Triumphant Living: A Stewardship Report

By: Backenstoe, Martin John (written by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kutztown, The Kutztown Publishing Co.: 1949

Seller ID: SB2809

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked gift inscription on ffep, date (1949) inked on title page. Age spotting to gutter of front and back end pages, else clean and tight. Light shelf wear to binding, light fraying to head and foot of spine 156pp. View more info

Cheever: A Life (Signed Copy)

By: Bailey, Blake

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books/Random House: 2010

Edition: First Vintage Books Edition/1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22812A

ISBN: 1400079683

Condition: Fine


immaculate, unread, gift-quality copy; author's undated ink signature on title page; 770p., including index. View more info

Lou Gehrig : An American Classic

By: Bak, Richard

Price: $63.05

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1999

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: SAS3641

Condition: Fine


immaculate, gift quality; all edges glit; 192 pp. including index. View more info

The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: AC2139

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge wear and cover rubbing. View more info

Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Johnson Books: 2004

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: AC2505

ISBN: 0933472218

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight textblock with insignificant edge rubbing. 80p. Wynar/Depp 3867. View more info

My Tropic Isle

By: Banfield, E. J.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Seller ID: SB10769

Condition: Good


Textblock moderately age toned and foxed, former owner's ink signature on ffep, else sound copy. Top and fore-edge pages are slightly foxed. Fraying to head and foot of spine, rubbed/bumped corners and slightly shelf soiled. Lacks dust jacket; 315pp., including index. View more info

Songs from the Black Chair: a Memoir of Mental Interiors

By: Barber, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 2005

Seller ID: EW2601

ISBN: 0803259751

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed otherwise in near perfect condition. 202p. View more info