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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

Boswell in Holland 1763-1764

By: Pottle, Frederick A.

Price: $9.65

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09249

Condition: Good +


Former library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Name and date written on half-title page. Moderate wear to binding and DJ. View more info

Keepin' it Real: Post-MTV Reflections on Race, Sex, and Politics

By: Powell, Kevin

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB2109

ISBN: 0345404009

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy. Unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear, lightly to moderately rubbed. 237pp. View more info

Lincoln 1809-1839: Being the Day-by-Day Activites of Abraham Lincoln from February 12, 1809 to December 31, 1839

By: Pratt, Harry E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, The Abraham Lincoln Association: 1941

Seller ID: SB8398

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with minor stamps, penciled markings and labels. Inked name along top edge of ffep and on fep. Otherwise textblock is in great condition with, tabs by year on the fore-edges. No remainder marks or stamps to the edges. Binding is in excellent condition; 256p., including appendix and index. View more info

Lincoln 1809-1839: Being the Day-by-Day Activites of Abraham Lincoln from February 12, 1809 to December 31, 1839

By: Pratt, Harry E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, The Abraham Lincoln Association: 1941

Seller ID: SB8398A

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with minor stamps, penciled markings and labels. Textblock is in great condition with, tabs by year on the fore-edges. No remainder marks or stamps to the edges. Binding is in excellent condition; 256p., including appendix and index. View more info

Lincoln 1840-1846: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from January 1, 1840 to December 31, 1846

By: Pratt, Harry E. (by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, The Abraham Lincoln Association: 1939

Seller ID: SB11287

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, and labels; Minor age toning along edges of end pages, else textblock is clean and tight. No remainder marks or library stamps to all page edges. Blue cloth, light bumping to head and foot of spine, lightly bumped corners, light age toning to spine, library label on spine near foot. 391pp., including index. View more info

Lincoln in Story: The Life of the Martyr-President Told in Authenticated Anecdotes

By: Pratt, Silas G. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW2780

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers and labels, else textblock is very clean and tight. Binding slightly edge and corner worn; light wear along the spine. 224p. View more info

Clear Pictures : First Loves, First Guides

By: Price, Reynolds

Price: $5.09

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition/2nd Printing

Seller ID: 03947

ISBN: 0345366751

Condition: VG+


Textblock complete (305 smooth pages); spine still stiff; wraps rubbed but flat; one page had a dampstain in the margin. View more info

Midnight On The Desert (being an excursion into autobiography during a winter in America 1935-36

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1937

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 00124A

Condition: Fair


Edge worn and rubbed library binding, with usual stamps and labels. Excellent reading copy. some slightly loose pages. View more info

Particular Pleasures

By: Priestley, J.B.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: NY, Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 00370A

ISBN: 0812818733

Condition: Good


Moderate edge wear and rubbing; Usual lib. stamps and labels, else clean and sound. View more info

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