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The Americanization of Edward Bok: An Autobiography

By: Bok, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151504

Condition: Mass market paperback, fine in wraps


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A Man From Maine

By: Bok, Edward W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156058

Condition: Light spine wear, about VG (no Dust Jacket)


Biography of the founder of Curtis Publishing, Cyrus H. K. Curtis (Ladies' Home Journal & The Saturday Evening Post). Illustrated View more info

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The Music Hunter: The Autobiography of a Career

By: Boulton, Laura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146943

Condition: Near fine in VG+ Dust Jacket. Later printing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page: "To Professor Wheaton Lane with the compliments of James and Jean Gerard and the best wishes of the author. Laura Boulton August 16, 1974"


Jean Gerard was America's permanent representative to Unesco. She played a key role in Ronald Reagan's decision to pull out of the agency in 1984. Boulton was a world renowned ethnomusicological collector and educator View more info

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Wide Neighborhoods: A Story of the Frontier Nursing Service

By: Breckinridge, Mary

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153644

Condition: Small stain at edge of front cover, else VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper dated April 16, 1952


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A Woman of Passion: The Life of E. Nesbit 1858-1924

By: Briggs, Julia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, New Amsterdam: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150828

ISBN: 0941533034

Condition: Near fine in a near fine Dust Jacket


A biography of childrens' author and poet. Illustrated View more info

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On Fire

By: Brown, Larry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 152686

ISBN: 0446671142

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps


Memoirs of the author's days as a firefighter View more info

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Bulls In the Meadow

By: Bull, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 142695

Condition: VG+ in Good+ Dust Jacket


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John Kennedy: A Political Profile

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153906

Condition: Fine in a fine, price-clipped Dust Jacket. First edition (stated), 1st printing


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Accidental Millionaire: The Rise and Fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer

By: Butcher, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 147819

ISBN: 0913729795

Condition: Near Fine in VG+ lightly rubbed Dust Jacket


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Edward Abbey: A Life

By: Cahalan, James M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 129062

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in pictorial wraps


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The James M. Cain Cookbook

By: Cain, James M. Hoopes, Roy & Barrett, Lynne (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Carnegie Mellon: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141836

ISBN: 0887480470

Condition: Trade paperback, as new in pictorial wraps. SIGNED BY co-editor Lynne Barrett on the title page


"Guide to Home Singing, Physical Fitness, and Animals (Especially Cats)" View more info

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Henry Adams and His Friends: A Collection of His Unpublished Letters

By: Cater, Harold Dean (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150938

Condition: VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket with small rubbed spot and chip to base of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper


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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Touchstone: 2003

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 141846

Condition: Trade paperback, VG in pictorial wraps


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Elizabeth 1

By: Chidsey, Donald Barr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146939

Condition: VG+ in VG Dust Jacket


Biography of Queen Elizabeth 1 View more info

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Maggie Smith: A Biography

By: Coveney, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153672

ISBN: 1250081483

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket. 2nd printing


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Maggie Smith: A Biography

By: Coveney, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153674

ISBN: 1250081483

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket. 1st printing


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The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant

By: Crossan, John Dominic

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HarperOne: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 156048

ISBN: 0060616296

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps


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Jennie: The Young Lady Churchill

By: Curtis, Rosemary A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154042

Condition: Fine in a VG+, price-clipped Dust Jacket. First edition stated


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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller

By: Daugherty, Tracy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153512

ISBN: 0312596855

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Booth Tarkington, A Gentleman From Indiana: The Man, His Work, His Opinions

By: Dickinson, Asa Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co: (1920's)

Edition: Edition not stated

Seller ID: 139447

Condition: Good in stapled wraps with covers split at bottom staple and above top staple. "Booth Tarkington 1929" is written on the cover most likely by the previous owner


Promotional booklet first published in 1914 and reprinted into the late 1920s, with revisions to the text and updates of the bibliographical checklist View more info