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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 is 500pp., including index and corrigenda. Johann Sebastian Bach. View more info

As the Hague Ordains: Journal of a Russian Prisoner's Wife in Japan

By: Seidmore, Eliza Ruhmah

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Henry, Holt and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10388

Condition: Fair to Good


Retired and very worn and frayed library copy, with the usual stamps, stickers, labels, markings, taped spine, dust jacket remnants glued on fep, rear card pocket. Textblock overall clean and tight, with a green cloth tape reinforced front hinge; Faded and worn embossed green cloth binding, with frayed spine edges and extremities, bumped corners, scuffed board edges and corners.359p. View more info

The Angel of the Assassination: Marie-Charlotte De Corday D'Armont, Jean-Paul Marat, Jean-Adam Lux; A Study of Three Disciples of Jean-Jacues Rousseau

By: Shearing, Joseph

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Harrison Smith and Robert Haas: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LR449

Condition: Very Good


clean, tight copy; gift note in ink on FFEP; some tanning/glue discoloration to end papers; light fading/discoloration and slight bumps to cover - features gold embossed black insets to orange cloth; very worn, faded and edge-chipped dust jacket; 336 pp. View more info

Forgive Us Our Press Passes!

By: Shepard, Elaine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1962

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10283

Condition: Near Fine


Author's ink inscription on ffep. Textblock is clean and tight, b&w photographs. Black binding, light bumping to head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, couple chips on top edge, light creasing to corners, rubbing to corners of spine. 301pp. View more info

Simon Bolivar (El Libertador): Patriot, Warrior, Statesmen Father of Five Nations: A Sketch of His Life and His Work

By: Sherwell, Guillermo A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Guillermo A. Sherwell: 1930

Seller ID: SB1663

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inked name on fep, else textblock is clean and tight. Creasing along the spine, lightly creased corners, moisture wear along edges of back cover and upper edge of pages. 233pp. View more info

The Lincoln Story

By: Shook, Chester R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The C.J. Krehbiel Co.: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: EW3555

Condition: Very Good


Front free endpage signed by author. Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wear along the spine. 138p. View more info

The Harvesters: The Story of the Migrant People: An Authentic and Touching Account of Their Life "on the season"

By: Shotwell, Louisa R.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB8192

Condition: Very Good


Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep. First edition. Age toned endpapers, else textblock is clean and tight. Some shelf and light character wear to the binding. Chipped corners of spine, wear to head and foot of spine, chipped corners, wear to the edges. 242p, including index. View more info

Lincoln and the Doctors: a Medical Narrative of the Life of Abraham Lincoln

By: Shutes, Milton H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, The Pioneer Press: 1933

Edition: Limited Ed., #95 of 550

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: EW2545

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy minimally marked. Top edge gilt; Colophon page signed by author. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner worn and bumped. Lacks dust jacket; 152p., including index. View more info

A Primitive Arcadia: Being the Impressions of an Artist in Papua

By: Silas, Ellis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10923

Condition: Good+


Moderately foxed textblock, former owner's inked signature/place on ffep, all else is clean and very tight. All page edges foxed. Blue cloth binding with bumped and frayed spine extremities, sunned top edges, lighlty rubbed corners. Large folded map follows index. 230pp., including index. Lacks dust jacket. View more info