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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

The Inanimate Land

By: Simonds, P.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Antionio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3856

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding very clean and tight. Dust jacket very edge and corner worn with any tears and chips. 44p. View more info

Henry Ford: His Life-His Work-His Genius

By: Simonds, William Adams (by)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Floyd Clymer Publications: 1946

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Floyd Clymer

Seller ID: SB339

Condition: Very Good+


Inscribed to previous owner Ernest Breech by Floyd Clymer, on the lightly aged ffep; bookplate of William Thomas Gossett on fep; After the Second World War, William Gossett became chief counsel to Ford Motor Co., and was the head of the United Negro College Fund in the 1960s; his wife Elizabeth Gossett was the daughter of US Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; we bought this copy from Mr. Gossett's daughter; textblock very clean and tight, minor shelf wear ... View more info

Sadar-I-Riyasat: an Autobiography Volume 2: 1953-1967

By: Singh, Karan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: SJ7659

ISBN: 195617231

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's label on ffep. Otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with edge and spine wearing, small tear on spine. Scratches on back cover of binding and dust jacket. 168pp.; including index. View more info

Thorstein Veblen: a Reference Guide to Literature

By: Smich, Jerry L.; Tilman, Rick; Salzman, Jack (editor)

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., G. K. Hall & Co.: 1985

Seller ID: SJ9050

ISBN: 0816183589

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, and labels, otherwise textblock is clean and tight; lightly shelf worn binding; 217p., including index. View more info

Always a Commander: The Reminiscences of Major General William H. Gill

By: Smith, Edward Jaquelin (as Told to)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs CO, The Colorado College: 1974

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: EW4150

Condition: Good+


Textblock is slightly wavy, else very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn; some wear along the spine; small scratch on back cover; 123p. View more info

Lincoln and the Lincolns

By: Smith, Harvey H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Pioneer Publications, Inc.: 1931

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: SB11081

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Lightly age toned, else clean and tight. Top page edges are faintly toned. Light blue cloth, bumped corners and spine extremities; Lacks dust jacket; 482p., including appendix and index. View more info

Black Man in Red Russia: A Memoir

By: Smith, Homer (by); Salisbury, Harrison (intro. by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB8083

Condition: Very Good


Author's green ink signature on verso of half title page; Very clean and tight textblock. Light shelf wear to red cloth binding. Rubbed, unclipped, gently spine-sunned dust jacket; Light wear to head and foot of jacket spine and lightly chipped corners, worn edges. 221pp., including index. View more info

Sketches of Old Sacramento: A Tribute to Joseph A. McGowan

By: Smith, Jesse M. (edited by); McGowan, Joseph A. (tribute to)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, Sacramento County Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Joseph A. McGowan

Seller ID: SB9130

Condition: Fine


Copy #35. Ink signature and inscription from Joseph A. McGowan on ffep. Immaculate and tight textblock and pristine blue cloth binding. Unclipped dust jacket, small tear on front top corner, small chip on front top edge, minimal shelf scuffing along edges of spine. 244pp., including index and list of illustrations. View more info

The Way We Heard It: Stories to Tell Our Grandchildren

By: Smith, Ruth and John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassadaga, NY, Self-published: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16969

Condition: Good


Text block clean and tight in lightly to moderately edge-worn, lightly hand-soiled covers; 274 pp. View more info

George Tucker as Political Economist

By: Snavely, Tipton R.

Price: $18.43

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS3209

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean with slight wear to corners; textblock clean and tight; 170 pp. including index. View more info

Edgar Snow's China: A personal Account of the Chinese Revolution Compiled from the Writings of edgar Snow

By: Snow, Lois Wheeler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Seller ID: SB11085

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked name/place on upper corner of ffep. Worn edges. Else very clean and tight, b&w photographs and maps. Red paper baords, slighlty rubbed, bumped head and foot of spine, lightly bumped corners. Price-clipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed, several closed tears to the spine and edges, couple open tears to a few of the edges, taped head of spine. 284pp., including notes and index. View more info

Eagle Dreams; A Fighter Pilot's Life Story

By: Son, Herman; Hughes, James D. (foreword by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Shirley, IN, JMT Publications: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SJ8681

ISBN: 0970304560

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by author, in black ink, on title page. Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy. 316p. Footnotes and bibliography at end. View more info