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Hans Christian Andersen: The Story of His Life and Work, 1805-75

By: Bredsdorff, Elias

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Noonday Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 22154

ISBN: 0374523975

Condition: Near Fine


textblock discreetly remaindered along bottom edge, else immaculate and tight; covers lightly shelf-worn; 376pp., including index. View more info

Genghis Khan: The Rise, Authority and Decline of Mongol Power

By: Brent, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1976

Seller ID: SB8510

ISBN: 0070076502

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated endpapers, clean and tight textblock. Lightly bumped head and foot of spine and corners. Price-clipped dust jacket, rippled head and foot of spine, faint shelf soiled covers. 264pp., including acknowledgments and index. View more info

Memories Volume I (1925-1957)

By: Bridges, Albert P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Albert P. Bridges: 2000

Seller ID: SB10229

Condition: Very Good


Title page and contents page are loose, but present. Tight and bright overall. Photographs in both color and b&w. No remainder marks. Illustrated front cover, cloth taped spine, lightly creased corners, small fold on top back cover with light shelf toning to back cover. 411pp. View more info

Memories Volume III: Kaman Sciences Corporation Its People: 31 October 2001

By: Bridges, Albert P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Albert P. Bridges: 2001

Seller ID: SB10230

Condition: Very Good++


Textblock is in pristine condition, bright and tight, photographs in both color and b&w. Light wear along edges of spine, crease down spine, minor creasing to corners. Overall a great copy; 256pp. View more info

Memories: Volume II (1957-1979) (Including Quilting-Joyce (1974-1998))

By: Bridges, Albert P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Albert P. Bridges: 2001

Seller ID: SB10231

Condition: Fine


Beautiful, gift quality copy; Bright and tight, color and b&w photographs. Illustrated front cover, cloth tape spine.233p. View more info

The Diaries of John Bright

By: Bright, John (diaries of); Bright, Philip (foreword by); Walling, R. A. J. (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 1931

Seller ID: SB11280

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy, minimally stamped, labeled, and marked. Else textblock is clean and exceptionally tight, frontispiece and plates. Dark blue top page edges. Cloth, light wear to tips of spine and corners, library label on foot of spine. 591pp., including index. View more info

The Third Rose (Gertrude Stein and Her world)

By: Brinnin, John Malcolm

Price: $5.77

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1959

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 01767A

Condition: Good+


small sticker on fep; soiled boards, rubbed edges, bumped corners, else very clean and tight. View more info

Lincoln-Lore: Lincoln in the Popular Mind

By: Browne, Ray B. (edited by); Nye, Russel B. (foreword by)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bowling Green, OH, Popular Press: 1974

Seller ID: SB9957

ISBN: 0879720352

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Else textblock is bright and tight. No remainder marks or library stamps to all page edges. Blue cloth binding with black stamped illustration on front cover, library label on front cover along upper edge near head of spine, label on spine, lightly shelf rubbed covers. 510pp. including bibliography. View more info

Prairielands of My Heart

By: Brundy, Clyde

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greeley, CO, Clearwater Books: 1982

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: EW3980

Condition: Good


Title page signed and inscribed by author to Los Angeles newspaperwoman Agnes Underwood; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers edge and corner worn; some small dents and scratches on both front and back. 112p. View more info

What I Saw in California: Being the Journal of a Tour: By the Emigrant Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountain, Across the Continent of North America, the Great Desert Basin, and Through California in the Yrs. 1846, 1847

By: Bryant, Edwin; Wilbur, Marguerite Eyer (notes, Index and Bibliography by)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Fine Arts Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB12104

Condition: Very Good


Volume I in the Calafia Series. Age toned gutters, light yellowing to some of the edges, else textblock is clean and tight. Leather spine with surface cracks from age and dryness; Wear to the edges and boards 481p., including bibliography and index. Full color frontispiece by Dorothy Smith Sides. Layout and design by Thomas E. Williams, Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana, CA, November 1936. View more info

Parish Child: An Informal Memoir of the Turn of the Century

By: Bryant, Marion S.

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Portland, ME, Falmouth Publishing House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16747

Condition: Good+


Text block clean and tight; moderately worn binding with corner fraying and light moisture stains along the bottom 2" of the front board. Small moisture stain in bottom margins. 74 pp. View more info

The Exile: Portrait of an American Mother

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, John Day Book: 1936

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SB8224

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's bookplate on fep, slightly aged, else clean and tight. Grey top edge. Mahogany cloth, lightly bumped at head and foot of spine, in great condition. Aged and sunned dust jacket, chipped corners of spine, chipped corners and slight edge wear; 315p. View more info

Overdrive: A Personal Documentary (Signed)

By: Buckley Jr., William F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10942

ISBN: 0385182694

Condition: Very Good+


Author inscribed and signed bookplate on ffep; slight edge-peeling on fep, else textblock is clean and exceptionally tight. Black cloth spine, bumped at head and foot, dark grey paper boards. Unclipped dust jacket, light loss to extremities. 262pp., including index and list of photographs. View more info

The Life of Kit Carson: The Great Western Hunter and Guide

By: Burdett, Charles

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, A. L. Burt: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB4431

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated end pages. Light aged textblock, otherwise very clean and tight. Light brown top edge, couple moisture spots on fore-edge. Binding has only light shelf wear; Lacks dust jacket; 376p. View more info

Summer Isles of Eden

By: Burnett, Frank

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1923

Seller ID: SB10768

Condition: Very Good


Penciled names on ffep, age toned or foxed textblock, else textblock is clean and tight. All page edges are foxed. Blue cloth with some chipping and fraying to head and foot fo spine, lightly rubbed corners and shelf soiled. Lacks dust jacket; 213pp., including index. Folded map at end. View more info

The Secret Eye; The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889

By: Burr, Virginia Ingraham (edited by); Painter, Nell Irvin (intro. by)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: SJ6681

ISBN: 0807818976

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy in unclipped dust jacket. 469p., including index. View more info

Differing Opinions: Memories of a United States Marshal

By: Burrows, Charles E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Reedsport, OR, A La Carte: 1998

Seller ID: EW1691

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn. 231p. View more info

Goat-Feathers

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW5070

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding sunned and lightly edge and corner worn/rubbed; Light shelf wear at the foot of the spine. 30p. View more info

Pen-Portraits of Literary Women: Vol. I & II

By: By Themselves and Others; Cone, Helen Gray; gilder, Jeannette L. (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1887

Seller ID: SB1292

Condition: Good+


Two-Vol. set! Previous owner's bookplate on fep of both volumes, small edge chip on ffep of second volume, else the aged textblocks are clean and mostly tight; Vol II shaken at pages 193-209; top edges gilt. Shelf and character wear. Vol. I is 320pp. Vol. II is 297pp., including list of works quoted on both volumes. View more info

A Retrospect

By: Campbell, Elgy Vanvoorhis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: EW4353

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine. 135p. View more info