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Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography: The Index; Volume XX

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $33.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1926

Edition: National Edition

Seller ID: SB9811

Condition: Very Good+


Vol. XX only of the 1926 "National Edition" printing; Decorative endpapers; Textblock very clean and tight. Top edge gilt. Plain Green cloth binding with paper label paste-down on spine and minor shelf wear. Small divet at the front board edge; Original dust jacket, spine sunned, with numerous chips along spine folds and tips, moderate edge and corner wear, Jacket in mylar for safe-keeping. 591p., including appendices, bibliographical notes, and index. View more info

Seeress of the Northland: Fredrika Bremer's American Journey 1849-1851

By: Rooth, Signe A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Swedish Historical Foundation: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11925

Condition: Very Good


Mapped end pages, b&w photographs, clean and tight textblock. Blue cloth, lighlty rubbed edges, bumping to corners as well as head and foot of spine. Clipped dust jacket, some chipping to a few of the edges and to head and foot of spine, toned back cover and spine, mylar sleeved. 327p., including notes and index. View more info

The Personality of Napoleon

By: Rose, J. Holland

Price: $7.25

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: SJ1687

Condition: Good


reading copy, with rear cover about half-separated at the spine; Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, and labels. textblock clean and tight; spine-faded binding has bumped corners, moderate shelf wear; 307pp; including index. View more info

Darkness Into Light: A Missionarys Memories of a Chinese Communist Prison

By: Ruf, Matthew (S.M.B.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenwich, London, Bethlehem Office:

Seller ID: SB7998

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy minimally marked, discard stamp on ffep and rear ep, ink signature at bottom edge of half title, else no other markings or stamps throughout. Red "Discard" stamp to all edges. Crease along the spine on front and back cover. 74p. View more info

Land of Enchantment: Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail as Dictated to Mrs. Hal Russell

By: Russell, Marian (memoirs of); Simmons, Marc (afterword by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1981

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: SB11690

ISBN: 0826305717

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of 1954 Edition. New photographs, new map and new afterword. Light purple end pages, very clean and tight textblock. Beautiful cloth binding, stamped illustration on front cover matching illustrated front cover of dj. Unclipped, very spine-sunned dust jacket, lightly shelf worn with several closed edge tears; 163p. View more info

Roman-Vospominanie (Moi-20.vek) (Russian Edition)

By: Rybakov, Anatolii Naumovich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vagrius: 1997

Seller ID: IB74

ISBN: 5702705017

Condition: Very Good+


Russian Copy. Textblock and binding clean and tight. Minimal shelfwear. View more info

The Strolling Saint: Being the Confessions of the High and Mighty Agostino D'Anguissola, Tyrant of Modolfo and Lord of Carmina in the State of Piacenza

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1924

Seller ID: SB2961

Condition: Very Good


Book #454 of 750. Volume 13 in the Writings of Rafael Sabatini. Small moisture stain on fep/ffep along edge, else textblock is clean and tight. Minimal wear to binding, small moisture stain on front cover, bumped corners. 442pp. View more info

Ruffles and Drums

By: Samford, Doris (by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Press, Inc.: 1966

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB9630

Condition: Fine


Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep. Green endpapers. Immaculate and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket in mylar sleeve. 165pp. View more info

Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas

By: Sandoz, Mari

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Lincoln NE, Hastings House, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: AC2436

ISBN: 0803251718

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear. 428p. View more info

Persons and Places: The Background of My Life; The Middle Span; My Host The World: 3 Vol. Set

By: Santayana, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12551

Condition: Good


an excellent working set from the private library of noted author/historian Dr. Norma L. Peterson, with her bookplate on the fep of Volume 1,; Book blocks are tight. Vols. 2 & 3: Dr. Peterson's signature on the ffep's; Dr. Peterson's underlining and marginalia on approximately 24 (of 262 pages) in Vol. 1; approx. 37 (of 187 pages) in Vol. 2; and approx. 44 (of 149 pages) in Vol. 3. Vol. 2 was published in 1945, Vol. 3 in 1953. Covers moderately edge-worn and scuffed. View more info

My Foreign Cities: A Memoir

By: Scarboro, Elizabeth

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Liveright Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: 23917

ISBN: 0871403382

Condition: Near Fine


immaculate and unread; 296p. View more info

Douglas MacArthur the Far Eastern General

By: Schaller, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: EW5072

ISBN: 019503886X

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner rubbed. 320p., including index. View more info

Where Light and Shadow Meet: A Memoir

By: Schindler, Emilie (by); Rosenberg, Erika (with); Koch, Dolores M. (translated by)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB6619

ISBN: 0393041239

Condition: Near Fine


Beatiful copy, immaculate and tight; Unclipped dust jacket, protected by mylar. 162pp. View more info

The Singer and his Art

By: Schiotz, Aksel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4352

Condition: Very Good+


Gift inscription on half-title page. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner rubbed; color along the edges lightly faded. Dust jacket lightly to moderately edge and corner worn. 214p., including index. View more info

Flying with Father: The True Story of a POW and His War-Torn Familly

By: Schmitz, Robert K.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dallas, Marti Publishing Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB2134

Condition: Very Good


Author's inked signature on fep. Previous owner's name/address label on fep, light discoloration to textblock edges, else clean and tight. 178pp. View more info

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

By: Schroeder, Alice

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: EW4305

ISBN: 9789553805093

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light shelf rubbing at the base of the spine. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn and scuffed. 960p., including index. View more info

Dharma Lion; A Biography of Allen Ginsberg

By: Schumacher, Michael

Price: $7.99

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition/2nd Printing

Seller ID: SJ3598

ISBN: 0312112637

Condition: Very Good+


769pp.; including bibliographical references and index. Blind-embossed title page, otherwise textblock is extremely clean and tight. Small dent on foot of spine, minimal edge wear. View more info

Daily Life in Johnson's London

By: Schwartz, Richard B.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Madison, WI, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1985

Seller ID: AC1331

ISBN: 0299094944

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tight textblock, light edge wear. 196p., including index View more info

Out of My Life and Thought

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: $6.99

Publisher: NY, The New American Library: 1953

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: AC1658

Condition: Good+


Clean and tight textblock with moderate edge, spine and cover wear. 213p. View more info

J. S. Bach: Two-Volume Set

By: Schweitzer, Albert; Preface By C.M. Widor, C. M. (preface by); English Translation by Ernest Newman,

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, Limited: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB10526

Condition: Very Good


Two Volume Set; First published in French in 1905; Ink gift inscription on ffep of Vol. I only, signs of some faint age toning, news clipping laid in, else clean and very tight. Top page edges are a bit toned. Minimally shelf soiled and worn blue cloth binding. Sunned, rubbed, price-clipped, shelf-soiled dust jackets, chipping to head and foot of spines, some tearing to back spine edge on Vol. I, both volumes are mylar covered for safe-keeping. Vol. I is 428pp. Vol. II ... View more info