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Birdless Summer: China Autobiography History

By: Suyin, Han

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SB8378

Condition: Near Fine


Other then small dent on foot of spine, textblock and binding are immaculate condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrated endpapers. Black cloth binding with bird illustrations engraved on front cover. Unclipped dust jacket, price label removal peeling on front inner flap, chips to corners of spine, several small tears and creasing to head and foot of spine, mylar sleeved. 347pp. View more info

Luce and His Empire

By: Swanberg, W. A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB5196

ISBN: 0684125927

Condition: Very Good


Author's inked signature on 2nd ffep! Clean and tight textblock. Lightly faded and edge-worn binding; Lacks dust jacket 529pp., including notes and index. View more info

A Plain Sailorman in China: The Life and Times of Cdr. I.V. Gills, USN 1875-1948

By: Swanson, Bruce; Morrison, Vance H.; McDowell, Don H.; Tomasko, Nancy N.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2012

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: EW4552

ISBN: 1612511058

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wrinkling at the corners. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner rubbed. 255p., including index. View more info

My Story: Immigrant Executive Traveler: Augustana Historical Soceity Publication No. 27.

By: Swenson, Birger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Historical Society: 1979

Seller ID: SB9209

ISBN: 0910184275

Condition: Very Good+


Retired church library copy with card pocket glued to fep, previous owner's ink signature on ffep, else very clean and tight textblock. Pale blue endpapers, b&w photographs. No remainder marks. Pale blue cloth binding lightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket, character worn, couple small tears to top edges, small chip on foot of spine. 250pp., including appendix. View more info

Alfred Edward Housman

By: Symons, Katharine E.; Pollard, A. W.; Housman, Laurence; Chambers, R. W.; Ker, Alan; Gow, A.S.F.; Sparrow, John (recollections by)

Price: $7.76

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1937

Seller ID: SJ8255

Condition: Very Good+


somewhat aged end papers, otherwise textblock and binding is very clean and tight; top edge blue; very edge worn, creased and chipped dust jacket; 82p. View more info

The Dream and The Awakening

By: T'homi, Abraham

Price: $6.06

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Gareth Powell Associates: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06443A

ISBN: 0855860006

Condition: Very Good+


edges and spine extremities scuffed and rubbed; dust jacket edges scuffed, rubbed, lightly wrinkled and worn. View more info

Memoirs of Charles Lamb

By: Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon (by); Fitzgerald, Percy (edited & annotated)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1892

Edition: Large Paper Edition

Seller ID: SB3775

Condition: Very Good


Book #92/150. Lightly aged, else clean and tight textblock. Moderately character soiled binding, fraying at corners and foot of spine, bumped corners and head and foot of spine. 291pp., including biographical note and index. View more info

Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

By: Tammet, Daniel

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2007

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: EW4017

ISBN: 1416535071

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner rubbed. 226p. View more info

Stanley Vestal: Champion of the Old West

By: Tassin, Ray

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Glendale, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4369

ISBN: 087062105x

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket flaps glued to end papers, else immaculate and tight. Gift quality copy in unclipped, dust jacket chipped at the head of the spine, else lightly edge worn and rubbed; 299p., including general bibliography and index. View more info

Leonardo the Florentine, A Study in Personality

By: Taylor, Rachel A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: CS728

Condition: Very Good


owner's ink initials and date on ffep, else textblock clean and tight; binding lightly to moderately shelf-worn and rubbed; 580 p., including index. View more info

Looking Forward Into the Past

By: Tenney, E.P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nahant, MA, Rumford Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11050

Condition: Good+


Retired library copy, usual stamps, labels, and markings, rear pocket removal glue stain. Minor aging or reading wear, else textblock is clean and tight. Black cloth with gilt stamped lettering and illustration on front cover, library label along upper edge of front cover and glue stain on spine, lightly scuffed and edge-worn covers. No dust jacket; 243p. View more info

Lincoln and the New Salem

By: The Old Salem Lincoln League

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Petersburg, IL, The Old Salem Lincoln League: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3431

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly sunned, edge and corner rubbed; Lacks dust jacket; 111p., including index. View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Thomas, Benjamin P.

Price: $9.22

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 21840

Condition: Very Good


History Book Club edition; text block very clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. dust jacket chipped at the base of the spine, else lightly edge-worn. 548 pp. w/index View more info

The Three Faces of Molly Brant

By: Thomas, Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Quarry Press: 1996

Seller ID: EW658

ISBN: 1550821768

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock very clean and tight; the book is slightly corner and edge worn but otherwise in near fine condition. 160p. View more info

So Long Until Tomorrow; From Quaker Hill to Kathmandu

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: SJ4512

ISBN: 0688032362

Condition: Near Fine


317pp. Textblock and binding is very clean and tight. Minimally rubbed or worn, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Good Evening Everybody: From Cripple Creek to Samarkand

By: Thomas, Lowell (autobiography by)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB5905

ISBN: 0688030688

Condition: Very Good


Author's inked signature and inscription on half title page. Clean and tight textblock. Binding has light shelf wear. Unclipped, moderately edge-worn and scuffed dust jacket, chipped at the spine extremities and corners; 349p. View more info

Good Evening Everybody: from Cripple Creek to Samarkand

By: Thomas, Lowell (autobiography by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Co.: 1976

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: EW4394

ISBN: 0688030688

Condition: Very Good+


Title page signed and inscribed by author; Textblock very clean and tight; Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed; Lightly shelf rubbed at the base of the spine; Dust jacket edge chipped and corner worn, with light wear at the base of the spine. 349p. View more info

The Hay in My Hair: Blithesome Essays on Our Most Mirthful Mortifications and Capricious Imperfections in Attempting to Acquire the Nonchalant Front

By: Thompson, M. Agnes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Mathis, Van Nort & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB6384

Condition: Very Good+


Blind-embossed seal on title page. Advanced (Review) copy slip tipped-in at ffep. Textblock and binding very clean and tight. Very lightly shelf worn binding. 76pp. View more info

Life and Travels of Thomas Thumb; in the United States, England, France, and Belgium

By: Thumb, Thomas

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay and Blakiston: 1849

Seller ID: SB11861

Condition: Good


1849. Moderately to heavily foxed throughout the textblock; Child's pencil scribbles on pg. 18, across the illustration facing page 37, and scribbles on all rear free end papers; Remainder of textblock clean and tight; Faded top edge; Lightly bubbled boards, frayed and chipped spine extremities, and to the board corners; Sunned spine and edges; When all is said and done, this is a solid, collectible copy in its original binding; 144p. View more info

Agnes' Dream: A Baltic Country Girl Comes to America

By: Tischler, Agnes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Carlton Press, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB8082

ISBN: 0806238186

Condition: Near Fine


Author's ink signature on half title page; Very tight and clean, with pristine tan cloth binding; Unclipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed, creases to the head of spine and small chips to corners. 128pp. View more info