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Steps in Time

By: Astaire, Fred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros,.: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 017598

Condition: Very Good


325pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Some faint discoloration to the boards. The jacket is foxed and has a few small chips from the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Life Ministry of B. Franklin Atkinson

By: Atkinson, Rev. B. Franklin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Louisville, The Herald Press:

Seller ID: 022132

Condition: Very Good


218pp. + 1 page advert. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in black. Illustrated. The author served various Methodist churches in Kentucky and also wrote on dispensational themes. Atkinson writes of when he was cured of his racial prejudice in chapter XI (an African American preacher came to preach in his church when he was a boy). He left the meeting and was confronted by a Baptist brother, which led to his repentance. Ownership inscriptions to the front fr... View more info

Woodrow Wilson

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006339

Condition: Fine


128pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Nothing to Fear: Lessons in Leadership from FDR

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Portfolio: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009851

Condition: Fine


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

Zinger, A Champion's Story of Determination, Courage and Charging Back

By: Azinger, Paul & Ken Abraham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids & NY, Zondervan & Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020189

Condition: Very Good


223pp. 1st Edition. Original gray paper over mustard yellow cloth, spine lettering stamped in purple foil. Illustrated. One corner bumped hard. View more info

Zinger: A Champion's Story of Determination, Courage and Charging Back

By: Azinger, Paul with Ken Abraham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins Zondervan: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 018617

Condition: Fine


223pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

How Sweet it Is: The Jackie Gleason Story

By: Bacon, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017782

Condition: Very Good


214pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Spine creased. Top edge of the text block foxed. The jacket is creased at the extremities. Appears to be quite scarce in dust jacket for some reason. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Samuel Beckett: A Biography

By: Bair, Deirdre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 017213

Condition: Very Good


736pp. Illustrated. Spine creased. Retail sticker ghost to the front cover. Text browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Memoir of Mrs. Eliza Astor Rumpff, Daughter of Madame De Stael

By: Baird, Rev. Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018182

Condition: Very Good


80pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Frontispiece engraving of the subject of the biography. #56 in The Youth's Library series. Prelims and early pages foxed. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Corners bumped. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography

By: Baker, Jean H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1987

Edition: Eighth Printing.

Seller ID: 018786

Condition: Near Fine


429pp. Traces of wear to the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Times

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 015006

Condition: Near Fine


351pp. Illustrated. The jacket has a few small closed tears at the edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Growing Up

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Congdon & Weed: 1982

Edition: Tenth Printing.

Seller ID: 015007

Condition: Very Good


278pp. Illustrated. Foxing to all edges of the text block. Some soil and creasing to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Poor Russell's Almanac

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Congdon & Lattes: 1981

Edition: New Edition.

Seller ID: 015025

Condition: Near Fine


252pp. One corner very gently bumped. Minor wear to the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Tallulah, My Autobiography

By: Bankhead, Tallulah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1952

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller ID: 022742

Condition: Good


383pp. + advert. Text browned and dampstained. Joints rubbed. Wraps creased. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. View more info

Go Long!

By: Barber, Tiki &Ronde

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2010

Seller ID: 3361

Condition: As New


153pp +1 pg ads. No marks, text clean and bright. Binding tight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

My Life in 'Toons: From Flatbush to Bedrock in Under a Century

By: Barbera, Joe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner Publishing Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017576

Condition: Fine


250pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Infamous Woman: The Life of George Sand

By: Barry, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1977

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009046

Condition: Very Good


436pp. Illustrated. Genealogical chart endpapers. Light shelfwear to the extremities. The jacket is edgeworn at the spine ends with tape reinforcement on the verso, has a couple of sizeable closed tears, and is soiled at the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Imperial Highway: Or, The Road to Fortune and Happiness, with Biographies of Self-Made Men

By: Bates, Jerome Paine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The National Library Association: 1887

Seller ID: 012160

Condition: Good


811pp. Illustrated. Patterned endpapers. Original beveled pea green cloth, decoratively stamped in a chariot motif in gilt and black. All edges marbled. Front hinge cracked. Most of the front free endpaper is torn away. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Iris and Her Friends: A Memoir of Memory and Desire

By: Bayley, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015070

Condition: Very Good


275pp. Half title heavily creased (probably a binding error). Dampstain to the top edge of the jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Good Life

By: Bennett, Tony & Will Friedwald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019704

Condition: Near Fine


312pp. Illustrated. Tiny closed tear at the head of the spine on the jacket. View more info