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Image for The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics

The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics

By: Henig, Robin Marantz

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton: 2000

Seller ID: 154742

ISBN: 0395977657

Condition: Trade paperback, probably an advance proof copy. Fine in wraps


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Image for Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century

Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century

By: Herzstein, Robert E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141557

ISBN: 0684193604

Condition: VG+ in VG+ Dust Jacket with gift inscription on free endpaper


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Mozart

By: Hildesheimer, Wolfgang

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Noonday Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint,1st as such

Seller ID: 133968

Condition: Trade Paperback fine, unread in pictorial wraps


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Image for Such a Strange Lady: A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers

Such a Strange Lady: A Biography of Dorothy L. Sayers

By: Hitchman, Janet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140161

ISBN: 0060119039

Condition: VG+ in VG+ price-clipped Dust Jacket


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Image for The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog: A Peace Corps Volunteer's Years in Korea

The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog: A Peace Corps Volunteer's Years in Korea

By: Hobbie, Charles A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, iUniverse: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143647

ISBN: 1462034942

Condition: Fine trade paperback


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Image for The Clocks of Columbus: The Literary Career of James Thurber

The Clocks of Columbus: The Literary Career of James Thurber

By: Holmes, Charles S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150826

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


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Image for Bernard Shaw: The Last Laugh: An Epilogue 1950-1991

Bernard Shaw: The Last Laugh: An Epilogue 1950-1991

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149014

ISBN: 067941987X

Condition: Some faint cover stains, VG in Dust Jacket


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Image for Bernard Shaw: The Lure of Fantasy 1918-1951

Bernard Shaw: The Lure of Fantasy 1918-1951

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149016

ISBN: 0394575547

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Image for Bernard Shaw: The Search for Love

Bernard Shaw: The Search for Love

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149018

ISBN: 0394525779

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Image for Roma Beata: Letters from the Eternal City

Roma Beata: Letters from the Eternal City

By: Howe, Maud

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153662

Condition: VG+ (no Dust Jacket) in bright red cloth with gilt lettering & decorations. Later printing, 1906


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The Life of Chiang Kai-Shek

By: Hsiung, S. I.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153008

Condition: Fine in a VG, price clipped Dust Jacket. First edition, 1st printing


Illustrated with photographs. Map endpapers. Scarce title View more info

H. R. H. Prince Charles

By: Hussein, Anwar

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130816

Condition: Fine in a fine, price-clipped Dust Jacket


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Life of Mahomet

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 151888

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket). Everyman's Library number 513


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The Pilgrimage of Henry James

By: James, Henry Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 147562

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket). This copy from the library of Mary Cadwalader Jones (1850-1935), mother of renowned landscape architect Beatrix Farrand. Her bookplate is afixed to the front pastedown endpaper. Jones and Farrand were long time friends and correspondents with the author. James' letters to Jones now reside in the Harvard University Library


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Image for Henry James: The Imagination of Genius

Henry James: The Imagination of Genius

By: James, Henry Kaplan, Fred

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 137564

ISBN: 080186271X

Condition: Trade paperback, near fine in pictorial wraps


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Halo Over Hollywood

By: Jessel, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Van Noys, CA, Toastmaster Publishing: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128079

Condition: Near fine in VG+ Dust Jacket with small rear panel chip


"An anthology of messages from famous Hollywood Personalities as might be spoken from the world beyond." from Dust Jacket. Includes Rin Tin Tin and Lassie View more info

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Diplomatic Memoirs: Serious and Frivolous

By: Johnson, Hallett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137862

Condition: Near fine in a VG Dust Jacket lightly foxed at spine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: "For my dear friend Madge, Hallett Johnson 1964"


Johnson's diplomatic career, beginning before World War I took him to London, Turkey, Spain, Holland, Sweden and eventually served as ambassador to Costa Rica. Very uncommon title View more info

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Samuel Johnson: a Memorial

By: Johnson, Wolcott H. & Johnson, Arthur S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Johnson Family: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139415

Condition: Fine hardcover (no Dust Jacket as issued) in burgandy colored cloth covered boards with gold lettering


An account of the life of Samuel Johnson from Boston 1826 - 1899 View more info

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An Edwardian Youth

By: Jones, L. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151642

Condition: Light foxing to edges, VG+ in a VG+, lightly foxed Dust Jacket


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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

By: Keay, Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, IPC: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130800

Condition: Fine in color pictorial wraps


"A celebration of 80 glorious years' View more info