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Ruskin, A Study in Personality

By: Benson, Arthur Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022514

Condition: Good


323pp. + 4pp. adverts. 1st American Edition. Original blue buckram cloth with leather spine label stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Bookseller's ticket to the front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. Cloth mottled. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. View more info

Lindbergh

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Seller ID: 006366

Condition: Fine


673pp. Illustrated. Some minor wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Kate Remembered

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's: 2003

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 016814

Condition: Fine


370pp. Illustrated. A very tight copy. Minor scuffing to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Knock Wood

By: Bergen, Candice

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 022885

Condition: Very Good


354pp. 2nd Printing. Original rose colored cloth with lettering stamped in silver foil. Bookplate to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped. Toning to the top edge of the text block. Jacket price clipped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, De Capo Press: 1996

Seller ID: 016809

Condition: Good


658pp. Illustrated. Extensive ownership notations on the prelims (including the title page) and the end matter. A few instances of highlighting in the early chapters. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Milton Berle: An Autobiography

By: Berle, Milton with Haskel Frankel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017328

Condition: Very Good


337pp. Illustrated. Some shelfwear. The jacket has a couple of tiny open tears at the head of the spine. Some creasing to the back panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

JFK Jr., George and Me

By: Berman, Matt

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Gallery Books: 2014

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 013638

Condition: Near Fine


208pp. + 4pp. chronology. Illustrated. Only traces of wear to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2014

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 018451

Condition: Near Fine


383pp. Edited by Roisin Ingle. Introduction by Gordon Snell. Pictorial endpapers. Red marker dot to the bottom edge of the text block (remainder mark). A very nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Knight at the Opera

By: Bing, Sir Rudolf

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Seller ID: 018844

Condition: Very Good


287pp. Illustrated. Retail sticker ghost to the front free endpaper. Small closed tear to the top edge of the front panel of the jacket, the spine is lightly sunned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By: Bird, Kai & Martin J. Sherwin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 2006

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016781

Condition: Very Good


721pp. + 3pp. ads. Illustrated. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Laura Ingalls Wilder

By: Blair, Gwenda

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's: 1981

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 3111

Condition: Very Good


63pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped, spine ends rubbed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Uphill Walkers: A Memoir of a Family

By: Blais, Madeline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006250

Condition: Very Good


259pp. Uncorrected Proof Copy. The author won a Pulitzer Prize for her work as a journalist with The Miami Herald. Front free endpaper and back wrap faintly spotted. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

That's Not All Folks! My Life in the Golden Age of Cartoons and Radio

By: Blanc, Mel & Philip Bashe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017932

Condition: Very Good


275pp. Illustrated. Top edge of the text block foxed. Light wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

That's Not All, Folks!

By: Blanc, Mel & Philip Bashe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020096

Condition: Fine


275pp. 2nd Printing. Original orange paper over black cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. Blanc was the voice for Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and many other iconic Merry Melodies cartoons. The jacket is creased vertically at the front panel. View more info

Gustav Mahler

By: Blaukopf, Kurt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Limelight Editions: 1985

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019008

Condition: Good


279pp. Front cover heavily creased. Soil and inscriptions to the front free endpaper. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Mozart (The Great Composers Series)

By: Blom, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1962

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 022754

Condition: Very Good


348pp. Illustrated. Series #AS401X. Spine creased vertically. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. View more info

Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 006373

Condition: Very Good


320pp. Illustrated. Wraps creased. Library discard ink stamps on the half title and the verso of the back cover. This is NOT an ex-library copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Mr. & Mrs. John Quincy Adams: An Adventure in Patriotism

By: Bobbe, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Minton, Balch & Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 006371

Condition: Very Good


310pp. Pictorial endpapers. Paper spine label, large pictorial pasteon on the front board. Illustrated. Prelims and edges of the text block foxed. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Americanization of Edward Bok:The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

By: Bok, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's: 1932

Edition: Forty-Fifth Edition.

Seller ID: 007692

Condition: Good


461pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Splash stains to the back cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous

By: Bolton, Sarah K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022361

Condition: Very Good


367pp. + 4pp. adverts. Original green cloth decoratively stamped in gilt. Illustrated with portraits. James Watt, Mozart, Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith, Horace Greeley, William Lloyd Garrison, D.L. Moody and Abraham Lincoln. Lacking the front free endpaper. Top edge of the text dust soiled. View more info