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Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt 1882-1905

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Book of the Month Club: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 007251

Condition: Fine


390pp. Illustrated. Traces of creasing to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

By: Ward, Geoffrey C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Book of the Month Club: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 017710

Condition: Fine


889pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing to the jacket at the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen

By: Warren, Doug

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 017330

Condition: Very Good


237pp. Illustrated. All edges of the text block foxed. Endpapers lightly foxed. A couple of small closed tears to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Peary: The Explorer and the Man

By: Weems, John Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 007975

Condition: Very Good


362pp. Illustrated. Foreword written specially for this edition by Sir Edmund Hillary. Some creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Marcel Proust: A Penguin Life

By: White, Edmund

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Lipper Viking: 1999

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 014393

Condition: Fine


165pp. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The People's Emperor Mao, A Biography of Mao Tse Tung

By: Wilson, Dick

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Lee Publisher's Group: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 020180

Condition: Good


530pp. 1st Paperback Edition. Original wraps. Dampstain to the wraps and the prelims and endmatter. View more info

Modern Apostles of Faith

By: Wimberly, C.F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022134

Condition: Very Good


172pp. Original black cloth with lettering stamped in red. Short biographies of people like Peter Cartwright, William Booth, Joseph Parker, John A. Broadus, A.B. Simpson, Alexander Maclaren, E.M. Bounds, Gipsy Smith, William Jennings Bryan and many others. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Three corners gently bumped. The jacket is chipped at the spine ends, browned, and has black call numbers at the heel of the spine (private collection). View more info

The Life of John Wesley

By: Winchester, C.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1906

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 023570

Condition: Good


301pp. + 2pp. adverts. Ex-library with the usual markings. Hinges cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends frayed. View more info

Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams

By: Withey, Lynne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007306

Condition: Fine


369pp. Illustrated. The first Simon and Schuster Touchstone printing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams

By: Withey, Lynne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007307

Condition: Fine


369pp. Illustrated. First printing of the Simon & Schuster Touchstone edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Duke of Deception: Memories of My Father

By: Wolff, Geoffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 013029

Condition: Fine


273pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

This Boy's Life: A Memoir

By: Wolff, Tobias

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Perennial: 1990

Edition: Twenty-Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 014914

Condition: Very Good


288pp. Some creasing at the corners. Some soil to the bottom edge of the text block. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

This Boy's Life: A Memoir

By: Wolff, Tobias

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Grove Press: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 014917

Condition: Near Fine


288pp. Spine gently creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009961

Condition: Near Fine


461pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Meet General Grant

By: Woodward, W.E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Literary Guild of America: 1928

Seller ID: 019922

Condition: Good


512pp. Illustrated. Original black tweed cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Back hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine lettering dulled. The head of the spine is frayed. View more info

Beginning Again: An Autobiography of the Years 1911 to 1918

By: Woolf, Leonard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1964

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 014936

Condition: Good


263pp. Ex-library with the usual markings. Shelf label ghost on the spine (the label has been removed). Remnants of adhesive used on the jacket protector to the pastedowns. Several closed tears to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Black Boy

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing: 1945

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Seller ID: 020131

Condition: Good


228pp. Original blue cloth with burgundy panel on the spine, gilt stamping on the spine. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Binding spotted. Lacking the front free endpaper. Much of the spine gilt is flaked. The jacket is edgeworn with many small closed tears and small chips. View more info

The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats

By: Yeats, William Butler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1967

Edition: Second Paperback Printing.

Seller ID: 014937

Condition: Very Good


404pp. Small red sticker to the spine. Some light wear overall. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Led Zeppelin: The Definitive Biography

By: Yorke, Ritchie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Novato, Underwood-Miller: 1993

Seller ID: 011563

Condition: Good


342pp. Illustrated. Front cover and first few pages heavily creased. Now you can get the Led out knowledgeably. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Sonny Liston: The Champ Nobody Wanted

By: Young, A.S. "Doc"

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1963

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 023339

Condition: Good


224pp. 2nd Printing (1st Paperback Printing). Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Quite scarce. The paperback edition was printed at the same time as the hardback. This title is difficult to find in any printing. Ex-library with a pocket in the back. Wraps scuffed and creased. View more info