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Image for Summer Restoration: Rosie Dresser and The Cobler's

Summer Restoration: Rosie Dresser and The Cobler's

By: Herron, Jock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, TidePool: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 157600

ISBN: 0975555707

Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page


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Reporter: A Memoir

By: Hersh, Seymour M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 157056

ISBN: 0307263959

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


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Mozart

By: Hildesheimer, Wolfgang

Price: $6.00

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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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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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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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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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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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: $10.00

Publisher: Van Nuys, 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

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Reminiscences of William Graham Sumner

By: Keller, A. G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138852

Condition: Foxing to endpapers, else VG+ in a good Dust Jacket that has considerable age toning


Sumner (1840-1910) held the first professorship in sociology at Yale View more info

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The Ayatollah in the Cathedral: Reflections of a Hostage

By: Kennedy, Morehead

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hill & Wang: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152942

ISBN: 0809027658

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


Afterword by Luisa Kennedy View more info

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The Ayatollah in the Cathedral: Reflections of a Hostage

By: Kennedy, Morehead

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Hill & Wang: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152944

ISBN: 0809027658

Condition: Fine in a fine price-clipped Dust Jacket


Afterword by Luisa Kennedy View more info