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Image for Seven Britons in Imperial Russia 1698-1812

Seven Britons in Imperial Russia 1698-1812

By: Putnam, Peter (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151774

Condition: VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket. Some light foxing to edges


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Whodunit: a Biblio-Bio-Anecdotal Memoir of Frederic Dannay

By: Queen, Ellery Sullivan, Eleanor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Targ: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119284

Condition: One of 150 copies SIGNED BY Sullivan, fine in original parchment Dust Jacket which has a couple of several closed tears. Frontispiece portrait of Frederic Dannay signed by artist John Groth


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Shrouded Memories: True Stories from the White Mountains of New Hampshire

By: Ramsey, Floyd W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln (NH), Self Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 148486

Condition: Fine, issued without Dust Jacket. Fourth printing. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR


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The Man From Devil's Island

By: Rickards, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Stein & Day: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151624

Condition: Fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket a bit color faded on spine


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Henry Fielding: A Biography

By: Rogers, Pat

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140464

ISBN: 0684162644

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket


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Richard III

By: Ross, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 131534

Condition: Fine (no Dust Jacket)


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Audubon

By: Rourke, Constance

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155656

Condition: VG+ (no Dust Jacket). 3rd printing


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Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American

By: Russell, Phillips

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Brentanos: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155950

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket). First edition, 1st printing


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Image for Always Nine Years Old: Sarah Orne Jewett's Childhood

Always Nine Years Old: Sarah Orne Jewett's Childhood

By: Sargent, Ruth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scarborough, ME, Book by Graphics: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152864

Condition: VG in stapled wraps. Small owner's name stamp on front endpaper


Jewett (1849-1909) was a novelist and poet best known for her stories of the Maine coast View more info

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Endgame: A Journal of the Seventy Ninth Year

By: Sarton, May

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Norton: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152842

ISBN: 0393033465

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


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The Boy Who Saw True

By: Scott, Cyril

Price: $15.00

Publisher: C. W. Daniel Co: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 156610

ISBN: 085435493X

Condition: Mass market paperback, new in wraps


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Image for James Russell Lowell: A Biography in Two Volumes

James Russell Lowell: A Biography in Two Volumes

By: Scudder, Horace Elisha

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Riverside Press: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139661

Condition: Both volumes are VG (no Dust Jacket) Large Paper numbered edition, #64 of 350 copies printed, many pages uncut. Complete two volume set free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact


Vol. I, 455 pages; Vol. II, 482 pages View more info

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Anna May - Eighty-two Years in New England

By: Sevigny, Anna M. (edited by) Hunter, Julia A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Orono, Maine, The Northeast Folklore Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145469

Condition: Fine trade paperback


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Anna May - Eighty-two Years in New England

By: Sevigny, Anna M. (edited by) Hunter, Julia A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orono, Maine, The Northeast Folklore Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149619

Condition: Fine trade paperback, previous owner's name on first page


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Architects of Victory: Six Heroes of the Cold War

By: Shattan, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, Heritage Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151964

ISBN: 0891950842

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps. 2nd printing


Churchill, Truman, Pope John Paul, Solzhenitsyn, Adenauer & Reagan View more info

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Personal History: Youth and Revolution: the Story of One Person's Relationship to Living History

By: Sheean, Vincent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Star Books: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 153024

Condition: VG in a VG Dust Jacket


The author's National Book Award winner (Most Distinquised Biography of 1935) was the basis for Alfred Hitchcock's 1940 classic "Foreign Correspondent" View more info

Valentino

By: Shulman, Irving

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Trident: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128562

Condition: 2nd printing. VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket


Illustrated biography of the silent star View more info

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Hellhound On His Trial

By: Sides, Hampton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154329

ISBN: 0307387437

Condition: Fine trade paperback


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The Mystery of Georges Simenon

By: Simenon, Georges Bresler, Fenton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Beaufort: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003125

Condition: VG+ in VG Dust Jacket


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William Kelly: A Tribute offered by the University of Aberdeen

By: Simpson, W. Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123670

Condition: VG+ in a VG+ Dust Jacket. A very clean and tight copy


A memorial volume for the Aberdeen architect William Kelly (1861-1944), who designed Gothic churches and neo-classical office buildings, and is described in the preface as "the last of [Scotland's] heroic race of great scholar-architects". Kelly was an honorary graduate of the University and carried out the restoration of its King's College Chapel as well as other work for that institution. He also lectured there, and five of his lectures are printed, followed by... View more info