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A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman

By: Pruitt, Ida

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC2734

ISBN: 0804706069

Condition: Good+


Lightly stained edges with a green remainder mark on bottom edge. Sunned covers with moderate edge wear. 254p., including index View more info

The Twain Shall Meet

By: Rand, Christopher

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: SB11742

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's ink signature and date along upper edge of ffep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Red cloth, bumping to head and foot, bumped corners. Unclipped dust jacket, small chip to upper corners, minor folding to head and foot of spine, mylar sleeved. 279pp. View more info

The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson

By: Randolph, Sarah N. (introduction By Dumas Malone)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12996

Condition: Very Good


Book block clean and tight. Cover lightly rubbed. wear to extremities of dust jacket with a chip out of the top of the spine; jacket price-clipped. 432pp. Randolph is the Great-Great Granddaughter of Jefferson. View more info

The First Biograhpy of Joan of Arc: With Chronicle Record of a Contemporary Account

By: Rankin, Daniel & Quintal, Claire (translated & annotated by)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University Of Pittsburgh Press: 1964

Seller ID: SB3486

Condition: Very Good


Glue staining to end pages, tape stains and inked writing on ffep, light character soiling to title and dedication pages, light shelf wear to binding else textblock and binding is clean and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with discolored spot on front cover, light chipping at corners, edges and head and foot of spine, shallow edge tears, lightly rubbed, light character soiling. 155pp., including appendix and index. View more info

Daddy's Concubines and Me

By: Reid, Bessie Yang (as Told to Allan L. Reid, Her Honorable husband)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: 1st Books: 2000

Seller ID: JD460

ISBN: 1587214695

Condition: Very Good+


immaculate and tight; author's memories of life with her father in China spanning the years 1937 to 1949 with epilogue; apart from lightly bumped spine extremities and previous owner's stamp and writing on front pastedown, this book is in near fine condition; 263 delightful and informative pages. View more info

"Father Tom" of the Arctic

By: Renner, Louis L.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Portland, Binford & Mort Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AC1723

ISBN: 0832304433

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with moderate edge and cover wear. 163p., including index. The story of Alaskan Jesuit missionary, Father Thomas Patrick Cunningham. View more info

The Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Rhodes, James A.; Jauchius, Dean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB8564

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Glue toning down the front/back gutter. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. All edges clean, no remainder or library markings. Minor shelf wear to binding.Unclipped dust jacket, small chips to corners of spine, lightly edge worn, mylar sleeved. 200pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

Princess Mathilde: The Remarkable Woman Who Reigned Over the Most Brilliant of French Salons

By: Ricahrdson, Joanna

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: SB5769

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight textblock. Light shelf wear to binding. Blue top edge. Unclipped dust jacket with extremely light edge wear. 356pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

The Story of Beatrice Cenci

By: Ricci, Corrado

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 1933

Edition: First Black and Gold Edition

Seller ID: EW3235

Condition: Good+


Owner's return address sticker on front free end paper. Textblock very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner worn, and lightly character-soiled; Dust jacket very edge and corner worn, with chips, tears and creases along top and bottom edges; Jacket has loss at the spine extremities; 321p., including index. View more info

Julia Ward Howe 1819-1910

By: Richards, Laura E. (by); Elliott, Maud Howe (and); Hall, Florence Howe (assisted by)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11873

Condition: Very Good


Two-Volume Set. Former owner's ink signature at upper edge of ffep in both volumes; Both volumes have age toned end pages, else textblocks are clean and tight. Top edges gilt. Blue cloth with sunning to the spine on Vol. II and both with folding and rubbing to spine extremities; Slightly worn corners. Vol. I is 392p. Vol. II is 434p., including index. View more info

How Pat Garrett Died

By: Rickards, Colin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Palomino Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4410

Condition: Very Good


textblock very clean and tight. Some light edge and corner wear. 117pp., including notes and references. View more info

Life and Work of James G. Blaine

By: Ridpath, John Clark; Connor, Selden; Other Eminent Friends of Mr. Blaine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Historical Publishing Company: 1893

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: SJ3740

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, and labels; front hinge reglued at the gutter, else the aged textblock is clean and tight; moderately rubbed, faded binding wearing at the corners and spine extremities. 505pp. View more info

Major Taylor: The Extraordinary Career of a Champion Bicycle Racer

By: Ritchie, Andrew

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: EW1376

ISBN: 0801853036

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers moderately edge and corner worn. 303p., including index. View more info

David Hosack: Citizan of New York

By: Robbins, Christine Chapman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Philosophical Society: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB1878

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy! Textblock and binding clean and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with light shelf wear. 246pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Memories & Opinions By Q

By: Roberts, S.C. (ed.)

Price: $5.77

Publisher: NY, Cambridge University Press: 1945

Seller ID: SJ829

Condition: Very Good


106pp; including index. Textblock is extremely clean and tight, fading along the spine and edges, price clipped dust jacket moderately edge-worn, and chipped at the spine extremities. View more info

My Father-My Son: The Turbulent, Passionate, Emotional and Dramatic Story of the Son of a Famous Father and a Gifted Mother- and His Struggle to Find Himself

By: Robinson Jr., Edward G.; with William Dufty; Based on an Idea by N. Peter Dee

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick Fell, Inc.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: SB10268

Condition: Near Fine


Author's ink signature and inscription to Los Angeles newspaper woman Agnes Underwood on ffep. Light age toning down gutters, else an excellent copy, b&w photographs. No remainder marks. Red cloth spine, black paper boards, lightly bumped spine foot. Unclipped dust jacket, with light to moderate edge and corner wear; 316p. View more info

Mencken; the American Iconoclast; The Life and Times of the Bad Boy of Baltimore

By: Rodgers, Marion Elizabeth

Price: $7.76

Publisher: N Y, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SJ5904

ISBN: 0195072383

Condition: Very Good


662pp.; including bibliography and index. Textblock is clean and tight. covers lightly edge and spine worn, with a crunched upper front corner; remainder mark along bottom edge. View more info

More Letters of a Self-Made Diplomat

By: Rogers, Will (by); Gragert, Steven K. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stillwater, OK, Oklahoma State University Press: 1982

Seller ID: SB8020

ISBN: 0914596221

Condition: Very Good


Minor stain on rear free end paper, else clean and tight textblock. Dark grey cloth binding with black stamped illustration on front cover, slightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket, light rippling to the head and foot of spine, covered in mylar. 203pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

On My Own (Signed First Edition)

By: Roosevelt, Eleanor (by)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt

Seller ID: SB10653

Condition: Very Good


Eleanor Roosevelt's ink signature on ffep; Minor age discoloring end papers, else exceptionally clean and tight. Light blue cloth binding, sunned spine and edges, minor shelf wear. Lacks dust jacket; 241p., including index. View more info

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

By: Roosevelt, Eleanor; New Introduction By John Roosevelt Boettiger

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, G.K. Hall and Co.: 1984

Seller ID: SR217

ISBN: 0839828519

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight with slight edge wear. 454pp., including index. View more info