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James Monroe : Public Claimant

By: Wilmerding, Lucius

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Rahway, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS3061

Condition: Near Fine


Binding clean; jacket rubbed, with wear to extremities; textblock clean and tight; 144 pp. View more info

John Wilkes Booth: Fact and Fiction of Lincoln's Assassination

By: Wilson, Francis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11959

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and marks, else textblock is very clean and tight. Yellow cloth binding, shelf worn, character-soiled binding, blue paper title paste down on front cover and spine. Lacks dust jacket; 322p., including index. View more info

Theodore Roosevelt Outdoorsman

By: Wilson, R.L. (by); Wilson, G.C. (political Background by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1971

Seller ID: SB10515

ISBN: 0876910029

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's inked name/date on upper corner of fep, faintly aged end paper gutters, else textblock is exceptionally clean and tight. No remainder marks. Binding is in immaculate condition. Unclipped dust jacket, faint shelf soiling and minor shelf wear, mylar sleeved. 278pp., including credits and references and index. View more info

Uncollected Works of Abraham Lincoln: His Letters, Addresses and Other Papers: A Supplement to and Revision of The Complete Works of Lincoln By Nicolay and Hay Vol. II

By: Wilson, Rufus Rockwell (assembled and annotated by); Nicolay and Hay (A Supplement and Revision to the Complete Works of Lincoln by); Milton, George Fort (with intro. by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elmira, NY, The Primavera Press, Inc.: 1948

Seller ID: SB11276

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, and labels, else textblock is clean and tight, charts throughout. Cloth binding, with bumping to the corners and library markings on foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, slight wear to edges/corners and spine. 693pp., including index. View more info

John C. Calhoun: Sectionalist, 1840-1850

By: Wiltse, Charles M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis/New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10626

Condition: Good


First Edition! Mapped end papers, age toned and some moisture spots on bfep, else textblock is clean and tight. Red top page edges. Red cloth binding, moderately moisture damaged back cover, bumped head and foot of spine, light shelf soiled front cover. Unclipped dust jacket, moderate loss to extremities, chipping to corners of spine and other corners, mylar sleeved for safe-keeping. 592pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

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Crying Wind: Beaten, Deserted, and Afraid of Both Death and Life, a Young Indian Girl Finds Life

By: Wind, Crying

Price: $12.99

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SJ9457

ISBN: 0802416764

Condition: Very Good+


Inscribed in black ink, by author, on ffep. Previous owner's inked name/date on ffep, ink marking on fep, else clean and tight. Very good copy in unclipped dust jacket with minimal wear. 189p. View more info

The Man Who Saved Britain: A Personal Journey Into the Disturbing World of James Bond

By: Winder, Simon

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SB4021

ISBN: 0374299382

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock and binding are clean and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with flaps taped to binding. 288pp. View more info

Sam Houston: American Giant

By: Wiseheart, M.K.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Robert B. Luce: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3241

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding is immaculate and tight. The unclipped dust jacket heavily sunned at the spine, otherwise lightly edge and corner worn; 712p., including index. View more info

Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams

By: Withey, Lynne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB8517

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is immaculate and tight. Blue spine and cream boards, lightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket, minor rippling to head and foot of spine, small tear to bottom front corner. View more info

Herbert Clark Hoover: An American Tragedy

By: Wood, Clement

Price: $6.74

Publisher: NY, Michael Swain: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09422

Condition: Good


Book block clean and tight. Name and address stamped on front free end paper. Moderate wear to binding. Title label on spine is rubbed. View more info

Auto-Biography of Rev. John Allen Wood

By: Wood, J. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Noblesville, IN, J. Edwin Newby: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SJ3996

Condition: Very Good


113pp. Previous owner's inked name on ffep, elsewise textblock is very clean and tight. Sunned spine and edges, stain along bottom edge of front cover, small tear at foot of spine. View more info

Willa Cather: Her Life and Art

By: Woodress, James

Price: $7.71

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1975

Seller ID: LR82

ISBN: 0803258151

Condition: Good+


Clean and tight; some tanning to cover; some wear on spine and bottom right front cover edge. 288 pp. including Bibliography, Notes and Index. View more info

Nixon's Head

By: Woodstone, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1972

Seller ID: SB11072

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock. Red paper-covered boards, wear to spine, rubbed head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket with light moisture wear to head of spine, otherwise lightly shelf worn. 248p. View more info

A Saga of the Prairies

By: Wright, H. P.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Kansas City, Brown White Lowell Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7175

Condition: Very Good


textblock is clean and tight. binding lightly shelf rubbed. 148p. View more info

Confucius, His Life and Time

By: Wu-Chi, Liu

Price: $11.50

Publisher: NY, Philosophical Library: 1955

Seller ID: SB8487

Condition: Very Good+


Light yellowing to pages, else textblock is clean and tight. Red paper-covered boards binding with light peeling to corners of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, moisture staining on spine, light wear to head and foot of spine, foxing to back cover, in mylar. 189pp., including selected bibliography and index. View more info

Young Man Of Caracas

By: Ybarra, T.R.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: NY: Ives Washburn Inc., 1941, BOMC, 324pp.:

Seller ID: 01959


VG/VG bomc flyer pasted to fep, owner's nameplate and notations on ffep; blue cloth boards bumped at corners, lightly edge worn; mylar-protected dj has owner notations inside (under) front fold-over; dj is chipped, rubbed and worn along edges, wi th crease down center of spine, else clean, bright, and attractive. View more info

The Lost Garden: A Memoir

By: Yep, Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Julian Messner: 1991

Edition: First Trade Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB11661

ISBN: 0671741608

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality copy. Some yellowing to the edges of textblock, else clean and and very tight. Crisp page edges. Green cloth in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket, illustrated and mylar sleeved, very little shelf wear. 117pp., including afterword. View more info

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto; Glimpses from the Jail File

By: Zaman, Fakhar (compiled by)

Price: $82.45

Publisher: Lahore, Pakistan, Agha Amir Hussain: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ7631

Condition: Very Good


bookstore ink- stamp on ffep, otherwise textblock clean and tight. spine extremities bumped and crunched, with the head of the spine clear-taped; boards character and shelf worn. 190p., including references. This is the life of the legendary Pakistani leader covering the time of his imprisonment in different Pakistani jails, especially when he was kept in a dingy death cell during the suffocating summer of 1978, at the Lahore District Jail at Kot Lakhpat, on the outskir... View more info

Peking Dust: A Memoir

By: Zee, Margaret

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ashland, OR, Margaret Krenz St. Clair Keenan: 2003

Edition: Limited Author's Edition

Seller ID: AC1333

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tight textblock, light edge wear. 281p. The story of an American family living in Pre-Communist China (1919-1942). View more info

The Queen of Scots

By: Zweig, Stefan; Paul, Eden & Cedar (translated by)

Price: $19.40

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Limited: 1950

Edition: Hallam Edition

Seller ID: SJ5870

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inked name on ffep and light pencil underlining on about 20 pages, else textblock and binding is clean and tight overall. lightly rubbed and edge-worn, unclipped dust jacket. 468pp.; including index View more info