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My Tropic Isle

By: Banfield, E. J.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Seller ID: SB10769

Condition: Good


Textblock moderately age toned and foxed, former owner's ink signature on ffep, else sound copy. Top and fore-edge pages are slightly foxed. Fraying to head and foot of spine, rubbed/bumped corners and slightly shelf soiled. Lacks dust jacket; 315pp., including index. View more info

Songs from the Black Chair: a Memoir of Mental Interiors

By: Barber, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 2005

Seller ID: EW2601

ISBN: 0803259751

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed otherwise in near perfect condition. 202p. View more info

The Three Worlds of Captain John Smith: The Worlds of A Soldier, Slave, and Fugitive Over the Face of Europe, a Wise, Patient, and Energetic Founder of a New World; an Adventurer, Home in England, to Tell the truth About His Other Worlds

By: Barbour, Philip L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin Company Boston: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10504

Condition: Near Fine


Related news clipping laid in. Former owner's ink signature and date on ffep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Light brown top page edges. Minimally worn cloth binding. Unclipped, spine sunned dust jacket, chipping to head and foot of spine, light rubbing to the edges, small tear on front top edge, mylar sleeved. 553pp. View more info

The Forging of a Rebel: The Forge

By: Barea, Arturo

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC1313

ISBN: 0006540902

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge and cover wear; 284p. View more info

The Forging of a Rebel: The Track

By: Barea, Arturo

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC1314

ISBN: 0006540910

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge and cover wear; 237p. View more info

The Forging of a Rebel: The Clash

By: Barea, Arturo

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1984

Seller ID: AC1315

ISBN: 0006540929

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge and cover wear; 396p. View more info

Abraham Lincoln His Life in Illinois: Being Year By Year Incidents from 1830 to 1865

By: Barker, H.E. (written & Compiled by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, M. Barrows and Company Inc.: 1940

Edition: Collector's Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Actor

Seller ID: SB12063

Condition: Very Good+


Copy #24. Author's ink signature on limitation page. Signed by actor and Lincoln portrayer, Raymond Massey, on third ffep; Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Yellowing to edges, else textblock is clean and very tight. Light shelf soiling to some of the edges, One library label on front cover, sunned spine. In red cardboard slip case. 64p. View more info

Touched Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer

By: Barnett, Louise

Price: $8.00

Publisher: N Y, Henry Holt and Company, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: AC2670

ISBN: 080505359X

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight textblock. Minimally edge worn. 540p., including index View more info

Joe Jouis: 50 Years an American Hero

By: Barrow Jr., Joe Louis; Munder, Barbara (authors); Foreword by Arthur R. Ashe Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition/3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB11695

ISBN: 0070039550

Condition: Near Fine


Author's ink signature and inscription on half title page. News clipping of author laid in. Very clean and tight textblock, b&w photographs. Black cloth spine, grey paper boards, minor bumping to head and foot. Unclipped dust jacket, mylar sleeved and illustrated. Inside a fine, custom made, Robert Wang slip case with a front cut-out to display the cover and a rear cut-out to make removing the book from the slip case easy. 270pp., including list of contributors and bibli... View more info

A Trio of Lies: The True story of Passion, Betrayal and Triumph in Our Italian Family

By: Barry, Frank

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Self-Published: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21329

ISBN: 0971965404

Condition: Near Fine


Text block clean and tight with minimal wear to wraps. 191 pp. View more info

Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB9626

Condition: Very Good+


Retired library copy, minimally marked, ink-stamped, or labeled; Very clean and tight textblock. No library stamps or remainder marks to page edges. Bright blue cloth binding with library label on spine and one on upper inner corner on front cover, minimally shelf worn. Lacks dust jacket; 277p., including index. View more info

Hovels, Haciendas, and House Calls: The Life of Carl H. Gellenthien, M.D.

By: Beimer, Dorothy Simpson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Sunstone Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AC1997

ISBN: 0865340749

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge and cover wear. 307p., including index. View more info

Virginia Woolf: A Biography (Two Volumes in One)

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $6.25

Publisher: NY, Book of the Month Club, Inc.: 1992

Seller ID: SJ3669

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight; covers lightly shelf-worn; 314pp.; including bibliographical references and index vol. I & index vol. II. View more info

In the Midst of Life; the Record of One Man's Facing of the Ultimate Human Crisis

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ8263

Condition: Very Good


Foxed pages, foxed outside edges, otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Yellow top edge. Rubbed, worn & torn dust jacket with edge and spine wear, sunned. 275p. View more info

Columbus Undergraduate

By: Benn, John A.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4581

Condition: Good+


Small stain on top edge of ffep. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Moisture stain to bottom edge of front cover, shelf wear. Unclipped. spine-sunned dust jacket with tear to foot of spine, moderate wear and scuffing to all edges; 149pp. View more info

Greeley on Lincoln with Mr. Greeley's Letters to Charles A. Dana and a Lady Friend to Which are Added Reminiscences of Horace Greeley

By: Benton, Joel (edited by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Baker & Taylor Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Editor

Seller ID: SB11970

Condition: Very Good


Editor's ink signature and inscription on ffep, dated 8 Apr. '93. Former owner's signature on second ffep; First Edition; Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and marks. Minimally aged. Else textblock is clean and tight. Brown cloth spine, green cloth boards, rubbed/bumped tips. 271p. View more info

Selma Lagerlof: Her Life and Work

By: Berendsohn, Walter A. (by); Timpson, George F. (adapted from the German by); Sackville-West, V. (preface by)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd.: 1931

Edition: Limited First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Selma Lagerlof

Seller ID: SB5420

Condition: Near Fine


Copy No. 38 of 130; Signed and inscribed by Selma Lagerlof. Minor dent along the top edge of the front cover, else Immaculate and tight textblock and binding. Bound in single-ruled, half vellum, with blue cloth sides; Top edge gilt, with deckled fore edge. A gift-quality copy; 136p. Binding protected by a plain, unadorned, brown paper dust jacket; View more info

The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild

By: Bestul, Scott; Salwey, Kenny

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Stillwater, MN, Voyageur Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: EW688

ISBN: 0896587495

Condition: Very Good


Textblock ssomewhat aged, but very clean and tight, covers spine-creased, slightly corner and edge worn; otherwise in very good condition. 255p. View more info

Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Columbian Jungle

By: Betancourt, Ingrid

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Penguin Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB10756

ISBN: 1594202656

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock immaculate and tight. All edges are clean and sharp; Black paper-covered boards, with a bump at head of spine. Matching bump on unclipped dust jacket. Still a gift quality copy. 528p. View more info

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

By: Bird, Isabella L.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1975

Seller ID: AC2538

ISBN: 0806113286

Condition: As New


As new, in publisher's shrink wrap. Wynar/Depp 315. View more info