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Chinese Diary

By: Drake, Gladys E.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, A. B. Hirschfeld Co.: 1968

Seller ID: SB9319

Condition: Very Good


Lightly aged endpapers, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Mapped endpapers. Red paper binding, minimally worn. Unclipped dust jacket, taped front top corner, couple small closed tears to edges, light chipping to head and foot of spine, minor chip to corners. 269pp., including index. View more info

The Pilgrim of Eternity (Byron - A Conflict)

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02097

Condition: Good+


Retired library copy with the usual stamps and labels; Lower portion of spine has scar on the cloth where a label was presumably affixed; corners rubbed and frayed, spine extremities rubbed. Wonderful illustrations. View more info

A Capital Childhood: Coming of Age in the Nation's Capital

By: Drury, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Vintage Voices: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB6282

ISBN: 0967159903

Condition: Very Good


Author's ink signature on title page. Very clean and tight textblock. Crease along the spine, creased corners and wear down spine. 176pp. View more info

Everybody Welcome: A Memoir Of Fannie Mae Duncan and the Cotton Club

By: Duncan, Fannie Mae, with Kathleen F. Esmiol

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Chiaroscuro Press: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 23920R

ISBN: 0989994805

Condition: Fine


New and unread; The story of Fannie Mae Duncan, founder and owner of The Cotton Club of Colorado Springs. View more info

Everybody Welcome: A Memoir Of Fannie Mae Duncan and the Cotton Club

By: Duncan, Fannie Mae, with Kathleen F. Esmiol

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Chiaroscuro Press: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 23920T

ISBN: 0989994805

Condition: Fine


New and unread; The story of Fannie Mae Duncan, founder and owner of The Cotton Club of Colorado Springs. View more info

Caught in the Act: A true Story

By: Dupre, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Costello: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB7310

ISBN: 0710430558

Condition: Very Good


Author's ink signature and inscription on ffep; Textblock is very clean and tight. There is a bit of character wear to the binding. Unclipped and illustrated dust jacket with very slight edge wear. 250pp. View more info

Caught in the Act

By: Dupre, Peter

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Germany, Peter Dupre: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB12069

ISBN: 0710430558

Condition: Very Good+


Author's ink signature and inscription on title page. Textblock is clean and tight. White paper boards, moderate bump to front bottom corner, bumped head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, small knick to front corner on foot of spine, mylar sleeved. 29pp. Friend or Foe at end. View more info

Son of Old Man Hat: A Navajo Autobiography

By: Dyk, Walter (Recorded by)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1967

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: AC2622

ISBN: 0803250541

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge wear; 378p. View more info

I Joined the Navy and Saw World War II

By: Ealy, Lawrence O.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB7023

ISBN: 0533077249

Condition: Near Fine


Author's inked signature and inscription on both the fep page and a letter to previous owner, laid in. Gift quality copy; Immaculate and tight, in unclipped, lightly edge-rubbed dust jacket. 189pp., including glossary. View more info

Memories and Reflections 1852-1927: Volume I & II

By: Earl of Oxford and Asquith, K. G.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1928

Seller ID: SB2642

Condition: Very Good


2 Vol. Set ; Lightly aged end papers, else the textblocks are very clean and tight. Top edges gilt. Sunned spines, light shelf wear to binding, bumped corners, light fraying at corners and head of spine. Vol.I-337pp. Vol.II-326pp., including index. View more info

Chiang Kai-Shek's Secret Past: The Memoir of His Second Wife Ch'en Chieh-ju

By: Eastman, Lloyd E. (edited & with an Intro. by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB9008

ISBN: 0813318246

Condition: Fine


Gift quality copy; Bright and tight textblock, as though unread. Brown cloth binding, pristine condition. In unclipped dust jacket, mylar sleeved. 273pp., including index. View more info

Max Brand: The Big "Westerner"

By: Easton, Robert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: TC235

Condition: Very Good+


light surface abrasion along front outer edge of jacket; small tear and creasing to upper corner of jacket; lightly edge worn; binding and cover of book extremely tight and clean with little to no visible wear; previous bookstore's 3 line stamped address on ffep; textblock immaculate and tight, free of any markings, tears, or creases; small stain on the outside side edge of pages; 330pp including index View more info

Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohamedan Gentleman; and His Transactions with His Fellow-Creatures: Interspersed with Remarks on the Habits, Customs, and Character of the People with Whom He Had to Deal

By: Eastwick, Edward B. (edited by)

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, and Co.: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB7368

Condition: Good


Former copy of the Free Church of Scotland, Foreign Missions Office Reference Library; Has the usual library stamps and labels; owner's ink name, inscription and date on title page. Textblock is aged, else clean and tight. Moderate wear to the Maroon Morocco binding along the spine, corners and edges. Scuffed corners, edges, spine extremities and folds; 435pp. View more info

Out of the Wilderness: Young Abe Lincoln Grows Up

By: Eifert, Virginia S. (by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11752

Condition: Very Good+


Very nice former library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels and markings. Else textblock is clean and tight. No remainder marks or library stamps along the page edges. Light blue cloth binding, lightly bumped at corners and the head and foot of spine, library label along the spine toward the bottom on the front cover. Unclipped dust jacket, lightly creased at head and foot of spine and to corners, mylar sleeved. 214pp. View more info

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Unveiled: The Autobiography Of a Turkish Girl

By: Ekrem, Selma

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Ives Washburn Publisher: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SJ9972

Condition: Good+


author's ink signature on half title page, in Turkish and Western font; modestly age-toned textblock is very clean and tight; the binding is sunned, more so at the spine which is also lightly moisture worn and the titling lacks its original clarity and brightness; the boards are a bit dingy but overall lightly shelf worn; 320p. View more info

Rebels and Conservatives, Dorothy and William Wordsworth and Their Circle

By: Ellis, Amanda M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 11430

Condition: Near Fine


six-line ink inscription by author on ffep; jacket lightly rubbed, with edges and corners bumped, worn. 367pp., including index. View more info

Time of Troubles: The Diary of Ivan Vladimirovich Got'e Moscow July 8, 1917 to July 23, 1922

By: Emmons, Terence (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1988

Seller ID: EW4749

ISBN: 0691055203

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner rubbed. 513p., including index. View more info

Quotations from Premier Chou En-Lai

By: En-lai, Chou

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell Co: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: C409

ISBN: 0690664184

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and sound with one abraded spot on bottom edge. DJ price clipped; creased with closed tear on rear. 107 pp., including sources of quotations. View more info

The Man Of Doderhult; Albert Engstrom, Axel L. Romdahl, Hasse Z.

By: Engstrom, Albert; Romdahl, Axel L.; Hasse, Z.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Oskarshamn, Tryckeri Ab Primo: 1966

Seller ID: SJ1096

Condition: Very Good+


Postcards paper clipped inside; blind-embossed title page, else textblock very clean and tight; minimal edge and spine wear; the story of Axel Robert Petersson, the beloved and highly gifted Swedish wood-carver. 31 p. View more info

The Real Book About Benjamin Franklin: The Boy Who Became a Printer, Inventor, Statesman-And above All, a Great American

By: Epstein, Samuel; Williams, Beryl; Edited by Helen Hoke

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1952

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: SB8239

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is immaculate and tight; Light red top edge. Blue cloth binding with illlustrated front cover, and minor shelf wear. Unclipped dust jacket with minor wear to head and foot of spine, shelf soiled back cover. 192p., including index. View more info