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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

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

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

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