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Boswell's Clap and Other Essays: Medical Analyses of Literary Men's Afflictions

By: Ober, William B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carbondale and Edwardsville, Southern Illinois University Press: 1979

Seller ID: EW4605

ISBN: 0809308894

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. Lacks dust jacket; 291p., including notes. View more info

Words of lincoln: Including Several Hundred Opinions of His Life and Character By Eminent Persons of This and Other Lands

By: Oldroyd, Osborn H. (compiled by); Fuller, Melville W. (intro. by); Hamlin, Teunis S. (intro. by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, O. H. Oldroyd: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB12173

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Texblock clean and tight; Rebound in modern buckram and retaining a portion of the front cover; Library label at foot of spine, 220pp., including indeces. View more info

Mr. Lincoln Came to Dayton: A Centennial Account of Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Dayton, Ohio 1859

By: Ostendorf, Lloyd (by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dayton, OH, The Otterbein Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB12546

Condition: Very Good


Author's inked signature on ffep. Retired library copy, minimally stamped, stickered, labeled, or marked. Else clean and tight. B&W photographs. Sunned spine, staples are sound and secure, lightly creased corners. 49pp. View more info

Magic Into Science (the Story of Paracelsus)

By: Pachter, Henry M.

Price: $6.78

Publisher: NY, Henry Schuman: 1951

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 01225a

Condition: Good+


Bumped corners, rubbed edges; Rubbed and chipped (with slight loss at top rear edge) dj, else clean and tight. View more info

Admiral Lord Anson: The Story of Anson's Voyage and Naval Events of his Day

By: Pack, Captain S.W.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4487

Condition: Good+


Owner's name plate on inside front cover. Some light marginalia throughout the textblock. Covers lightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wear along the spine. Dust jacket, in mylar, very edge and corner worn; some chips and tears on both covers. 262p., including index. View more info

There's No Place Like Home

By: Palmer, Artis

Price: $11.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB149

Condition: Very Good


owner's signature on fep, else textblock clean and tight. Sunned spine, minimal wear to boards; no dust jacket; 215p. View more info

Over and Above Our Pacific

By: Parr, Charles McKew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Whole World and Co. Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: SB12579

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is clean and tight, b&w photographs and maps. Bumped/bubbled front top corner, bumped head and foot of spine, faintly soiled spine and edges. This heavily worn and abused dust jacket is a mess, with taped edges of unclipped dust jacket due to several chips, soiled spine and covers, chipping to head/foot of spine. 274pp. View more info

The Day Before Yesterday

By: Pauly, Nell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Grand Lake, CO, Nell Pauly: 1972

Seller ID: SB11579

Condition: Very Good


B&W photographs. Textblock is bright and tight. Lighlty character-soiled covers, creased corners. wear down the spine. 413pp., Wynar/Depp 1500. View more info

Reminiscences of Present-Day Saints

By: Peabody, Francis Greenwood

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1927

Seller ID: SJ8685

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is clean and tight. Gilt top edge. Solid binding has a stain on the spine, affecting gilt title (see photo). In this volume: Ephraim Peabody (author's father), Andrew Preston Peabody, James Freeman Clarke, Friedrich August Gottreu Tholuck, Edward Everett Hale, Alfred Tredway White, Phillips Brooks, Charles Carroll Everett, Samuel Chapman Armstrong, Henry Drummond, Carl Hilty, Louisa and Georgina Schuyler, Frederic Illsley Phillips, Charles William Eliot. 308pp. View more info

The Private Lives of Winston Churchill

By: Pearson, John

Price: $7.71

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Edition/1st Prtg.

Seller ID: 09423A

ISBN: 0671631535

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight with minimal wear to binding and DJ. 476pp, including index. View more info

Joan of Arc: Her Story

By: Pernoud, Regine; Clin, Marie-Veronique (by); Adams, Jeremy duQuesnay (translated & Revised by); Wheeler, Bonnie (edited by)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Griffin: 1999

Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin Edition

Seller ID: SB11507

ISBN: 0312227302

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked name.place and inked out name/place on half title page. Else textblock is clean and tight. Photographs. Minimal rubbbing to the edges. 304pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

Old Soldiers Never Die: The Life of Douglas MacArthur

By: Perret, Geoffrey

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3706

ISBN: 0679428828

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wear at the base of the spine. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine. 663p., including index. View more info

Augusta

By: Person, Mildred Simpson

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Del Mar, CA, Raphael Publications: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20420

Condition: Very Good


ink inscription on title page. Text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 181 pp. View more info

Life and She

By: Peterson, Flora Culp

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, The Christopher Publishing House: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7184

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner's inked name on half title page. Otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with light edge wearing. 166pp. View more info

Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life

By: Phillips, Kate

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 15291

ISBN: 0520218043

Condition: Very Good+


Beautiful copy, very clean and tight with minimal wear to binding. 370 pp. w/index View more info

James Fenimore Cooper

By: Phillips, Mary E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, John Lane Company: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: IB361

Condition: Very Good


Top edge gilt. Light creasing to corners, else textlbock very clean and tight. Lightly bumped corners, light fraying at corners and head and foot of spine, heavily frayed lower right corner of front cover, very light character soiling to covers. View more info

Jottings and Images

By: Phillips, Ralph W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Arlington, VA, McClain Printing/Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB6023

ISBN: 0961362022

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket with couple small edge tears. 131pp., including bibliography. Autobiography. View more info

William Caxton (1424-1491)

By: Plomer, Henry R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London/Boston, Leonard Parsons/Small, Maynard and Company: 1925

Seller ID: SJ9818

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's bookplate on fep, otherwise very clean and tight. Light shelf and character wear. 195pp., including index. View more info

Mine Eyes Have Seen

By: Poling, Daniel A.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01801

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket chipped along edges with loss at spine extremities, wrinkled and rubbed edges, else clean, bright and attractive. Contents immaculate and tight. 297p. View more info

Straight Down a Crooked Lane

By: Porter, Martha Byrd

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Richmond, The Dietz Press, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB5425

Condition: Good+


Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep to her cousin, Dr. Gerald Webb of Colorado Springs, CO; Photograph of Dr Webb and another man is glued to ffep; A copy of a letter from Webb to his cousin (the author of this book) is glued to fep. Lightly aged ffep, else clean and tight. Bumped/worn board corners, lightly sunned spine and wear to head and foot of spine. No dust jacket; 234p. View more info