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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

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Haunted Island, Maine

By: Smith, Patty

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, RoseDog Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145459

ISBN: 1434996956

Condition: VG+ trade paperback, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR


"A true story of one woman's journey from a victim of sexual harassment and assault to a survivor" View more info

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My Life in Art

By: Stanislavski, Constantin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Theater Arts Books: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 143417

Condition: VG+ in Good- Dust Jacket with name written on free endpaper


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From Scotland to Silverado

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis Hart, James D. (edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141709

Condition: VG+ in Good+ Dust Jacket


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Diana: The Children's Princess

By: Storey, Harriet

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Fawcett: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130802

Condition: Fine in color pictorial wraps


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Lytton Strachey by Himself: A Self-Portrait

By: Strachey, Lytton Holroyd, Michael (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Holt: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128101

Condition: Light foxing, else VG+ in VG+ Dust Jacket


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Everyone Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys Into Fame and Madness

By: Strauss, Neil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, It Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136253

ISBN: 0061543675

Condition: VG in pictorial wraps


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The Secret Life of Walter Winchell

By: Stuart, Lyle

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Boar's Head Books: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128099

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


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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

By: Stubbs, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Norton: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154860

ISBN: 039323942X

Condition: VG+ in Dust Jacket. Previous owner has taped the jacket flaps to the endpapers with clear tape and also penned "2016" to the title page, otherwise a nice copy. First American edition stated


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The Country Life Book of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

By: Talbot, Godfrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130820

Condition: Fine in a fine Dust Jacket with original wrap-around band. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page


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The Inheritors

By: Tebbel, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150930

Condition: Near fine in a VG+ Dust Jacket


Examination of the heirs to the great American fortunes and how they spent their fortunes. Includes Vanderbuilts, Astors, Dodges, Dukes, Rockefellers, Fords, Carnegies and Rosenwalds. Illustrated View more info

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Knight of the Seas: The Adventurous Life of John Paul Jones

By: Thomson, Valentine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright Publishing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143129

Condition: VG+ in a VG Dust Jacket with some small chips & short tears. Front free endpaper missing


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Marie Fedorovna Empress of Russia

By: Tisdall, E. E. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, John Day: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 154154

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket)


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Image for Giuseppe Verdi: His Life and Works

Giuseppe Verdi: His Life and Works

By: Toye, Francis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136183

Condition: VG (no Dust Jacket) with fading to spine. First U.S. Edition


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Image for In Those Days: Tales of a Happy Childhood 1926-1940

In Those Days: Tales of a Happy Childhood 1926-1940

By: Train, Frances Cheston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, iUniverse: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 152446

ISBN: 0595409687

Condition: Trade paperback, fine in wraps. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page


Train enjoyed a privaleged childhood in Pennsylvania with summers on Islesboro Island, Maine View more info

A Book of Remembrances: Diana Princess of Wales 1961 - 1997

By: Turner, Paul & Pressley, Sue

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Courage: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130776

ISBN: 0762403551

Condition: As new in color pictorial boards


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