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Family Letters From China 1901-1950

By: Bishop, Eunice Smith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brookfield, CT, DTP&M Services: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW1870

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding slightly edge and corner worn with some light wear on the spine. 259p. View more info

Wild Rice: The Biography of Vivian Lillie Rice

By: Blot, David; Demmon, Libby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, Selene River Press: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SB10458

ISBN: 0977840107

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is in pristine condition, bright and tight. Lightly bumped head of spine and creased corners. 177pp., including references. View more info

Decisions and the Furies; Two Narratives of Napoleonic Times

By: Boas, Maurits I.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc: 1975

Seller ID: SJ1908

ISBN: 081190248x

Condition: Very Good+


156pp. very light margin pencil marks throughout, otherwise extremely clean and tight, gift quality copy, very lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Voice of the Deaf: A Biography of Edward Miner Gallaudet

By: Boatner, Maxine Tull; Brubacher, John S. (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Public Affairs Press: 1959

Seller ID: SB3639

Condition: Very Good


owner's bookplate on ffep, aged textblock, especially at the outside margins, else clean and tight; the binding is plain, with a few bumped edges but overall light shelf wear, and minor character soiling; lacks dust jacket; 190p., including references and index. View more info

Henry A. Wallace and the Ever-Normal Granary

By: Bodde, Derk

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Far Eastern Quarterly: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC2033

Condition: Good


Clean and tight textblock with moderate edge wear, chipped and creased edges; pp. 411-426 View more info

Pioneer Padre : A Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino S.J.- Missionary, Discoverer, Scientist 1645-1711

By: Bolognani, Boniface

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Sherbrooke, Canada, Editiones Paulines:

Seller ID: SAS3540

Condition: Good


no date of publication, introduction dated 1968; library stamp inside front cover, label on front cover; Binding scuffed and little warped from mouisture damage with stick on bottom of cover and little wear to extremities; textblock clean; 281 pp. View more info

Mussolini the Wild Man of Europe

By: Bond, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Independent Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB8439

Condition: Very Good


Slight yellowing to pages, else textblock is extremely clean and tight. Bumped head and foot of spine, lightly rubbed, in mylar sleeve. 206p. View more info

Victor Borge's My Favorite Comedies in Music

By: Borge, Victor; Sherman, Robert (and)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1980

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10622

ISBN: 0531099369

Condition: Near Fine


Author's black inked signature on half title page; Gift quality copy. Textblock very clean and tight. All page edges are crisp and clean. Brown cloth binding, light bumping to head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, minor shelf toning along spine, creasing to head and foot of spine. 150pp., including glossary. View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides: Complete in Four Volumes

By: Boswell, James, Esq. (by); Croker, the Rt. Hon. John Wilson M.P. (new Edition with numerous Additions and Notes by); Hawkins; Piozzi; Murphy; Tyers; Reynolds; Malone; Nichols; Steevens; Cumerland; Scott; Markland; Burney; and Others (copious notes by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Derby & Jackson: 1839

Seller ID: SB9436

Condition: Very Good+


Four Volume Set; Beautiful marbled endleaves on all volumes; Tissue guarded frontispiece on Vol. I and IV with moderate foxing to both. Yellowing to the edges of all volumes. Otherwise textblocks are clean and tight. All page edges are beautifully marbled. Half brown leather with cloth boards, minimally shelf rubbed or worn, gilt lettering on spine and 5 raised bands. Vol. I is 468pp., including appendix. Vol. II is 479pp. Vol. III is 452pp. Vol. IV is 452pp. View more info

Julie: The life of Mlle. De Lespinasse: Her Salon, Her Friends, Her Loves

By: Bouissounouse, Janine; De Fontnouvelle, Pierre (translated by)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: SB999

Condition: Very Good


Textblock and binding very clean and tight. rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with moderate loss to extremities, edges scuffed and wrinkled; 309p., including bibliography and index; the biography of Julie de Lespinasse. View more info

Yankee from Olympus: Justice Holmes and His Family

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker; Auchincloss, New Introduction by Louis Auchincloss

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, The American Past: 1980

Seller ID: SB10763

Condition: Near Fine


Green silk bookmarker sewn into headband. Decorative end pages, immaculately clean and tight textblock. Green cloth spine, blue cloth boards with title paper-paste down on front cover, minimally worn. Unclipped dust jacket, illustration of Justice Holmes on spine, light wear to top edges/spine/corners. 492pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Fred Rosenstock: A Legend in Books & Art

By: Bower, Donald E. (by); Waters, Frank (foreword by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Fred Rosenstock

Seller ID: SB10698

ISBN: 08735801490

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed in blue ink by Fred Rosenstock on half title page. Blue-purple end pages, b&w photographs. Textblock is immaculately clean and tight. Blue cloth binding in pristine condition. Price-clipped dust jacket, usual shelf wear/scuffing/rubbing, mylar sleeved. 212pp., including appendix. View more info

James Fenimore Cooper

By: Boynton, Henry Walcott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Century Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB3485

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is clean and tight. Light shelf wear to binding, light edge and corner wear. Light grey top edge. Price-clipped dust jacket with several edge tears and chips, chipping at corners and head and foot of spine. 408pp., including index. View more info

Daughters of Eve

By: Bradford, Gamaliel

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Lincoln History Society: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 22314

Condition: Fine


immaculate, inside and out; no previous owner's names, bookplates, notations, etc.; cream end papers; numerous uncut foredges; finely-ribbed, blind-embossed binding is pristine and unfaded; appears unread; plain glassine dust jacket has several edge tears, chips and extremity wear, common to this fragile paper; 304p., including index. View more info

Bare Souls

By: Bradford, Gamaliel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB12068

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Union Printers Home (Colorado Springs) Library copy, stamped, stickered, labeled and marked; Minor aging, else textblock is clean and tight. Dark yellow top edge. Folding to head and foot of blue cloth spine, bumped/rubbed corners, minor wear to edges of paper-covered boards. Lacks dust jacket; 340p., including notes and index. "All the subjects portrayed in this volume were men of letters, all produced literary work of more or less importance." (Voltaire, Tho... View more info

A General's Life: An Autobiography By General of the Army Omar N. Bradley

By: Bradley, Omar N. (autobiography by); Blair, Clay (and)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: SB11735

ISBN: 0671410237

Condition: Very Good+


Book Club Edition. Mapped end pages, b&w photographs; Bottom edge ink-stamped, else textblock is very clean and tight. Black cloth spine, black paper boards, light bumping to head and foot of spine and to the corners as well. Unclipped dust jacket, rubbing to head and foot of spine, rubbing to corners, mylar sleeved. 752pp., including notes and index. View more info

The Big Top: My 40 Years with the Greatest Show on Earth

By: Bradna, Fred (by); Spence, Hartzell (as Told to)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1952

Seller ID: SB10279

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription on ffep (not the author), light age toning down the gutters, else textblock is in great condition, clean and tight, b&w photographs. Yellow top page edges. Yellow cloth spine with light bumping to head and foot, blue paper boards light bumping to top corners. Unclipped dust jacket, chipping to corners, large chip on head of spine, several small tears to top edges and less so to bottom edges. 332pp., including index. View more info

Do You Remember? A Boy from Nebraska Sandhills Shares Memories of the Post World War II Era

By: Brady, Jay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kearney, Morris Publishing: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB3001

ISBN: 0739204173

Condition: Very Good


Author's black inked signature on title page, business card taped to title page. Gift quality. Clean and tight. Light edge and corner wear. 243pp. View more info

Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Anchor Books: 2006

Edition: First Anchor Books Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: AC1268

ISBN: 1400030722

Condition: Very Good+


Top right corner of ffep is clipped; Ink underlining and margin notes on about 30 pages, else very clean and tight textblock; Covers lightly edge-worn; 620p., including index. View more info

T.R. The Last Romantic

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 1997

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: EW1844

ISBN: 0465069592

Condition: Very Good+


Owner's name and address ink-stamped on half-title page, else textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn. 897p., including index. View more info