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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

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

The Biography of Robert Murray McCheyne

By: Bonar, Andrew A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022436

Condition: Very Good


185pp. Original brown tweed cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Jacket spine ends heavily chipped. Some soil to the back panel of the jacket. View more info

Boswell's Life of Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007695

Condition: Very Good


574pp. Abridged and edited with an introduction by Charles G. Osgood. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Wraps scuffed at the front cover and foxed at the spine. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Yankee from Olympus: Justice Holmes and His Family

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co: 1944

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006385

Condition: Very Good


475pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Spine a bit darkened. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Yankee from Olympus: Justice Holmes and His Family

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Co: 1945

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006386

Condition: Near Fine


475pp. Illustrated. Top edge of the text block shows minor darkening. The jacket has a chip from the heel and a few small closed tears to the edges. Still a very nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Charles Darwin, A New Life

By: Bowlby, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020767

Condition: Fine


511pp. 1st Edition. Original gray paper over maroon cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Minor creasing to the jacket. View more info

Genesis A Biography

By: Bowler, Dave & Bryan Dray

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 019067

Condition: Very Good


294pp. Illustrated. One page creased. Corners bumped. Ownership inscription blacked out on the front free endpaper. Creasing along the top edge of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Roy Thomson of Fleet Street

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Fontana Books: 1968

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016141

Condition: Very Good


339pp. + 4pp. ads. Illustrated. Some residue to the back cover. Text browned. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Conversations Wirh Kennedy

By: Bradlee, Benjamin C.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 006368

Condition: Good


254pp. Text block dampstained at the corner. Spine creased. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Ten Years Behind the Sacred Desk

By: Bradley, F.N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Merchantville, Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022135

Condition: Good


208pp. Original brown cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait. Some foxing to the prelims. Makeshift spine lettering to the spine. Some staining to the back cover. Bradley was a holiness preacher. View more info

Terry Bradshaw: Man of Steel

By: Bradshaw, Terry & David Diles

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022305

Condition: Near Fine


195pp. + 7pp. stat sheets. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. The jacket is price clipped. View more info

Here If You Need Me

By: Braestrup, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Little, Brown & Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015058

Condition: Fine


211pp. True story of a Maine Warden Service chaplain. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Laurence Olivier

By: Bragg, Melvyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011174

Condition: Very Good


144pp Dark green cloth. Illustrated, some spotting. Pastedowns both peeled where jacket was glued. Jacket is now free. Has light edgewear and sticker residue on spine. Top edge rolled and one large closed tear on back panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Leonardo: Discovering the Life of Leonardo DaVinci

By: Bramly, Serge

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1991

Seller ID: 1993

Condition: Near Fine


493pp. Illustrated. A touch of browning to the top edge of the text block. Some minor creasing to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

Judgment Day, My Years with Ayn Rand

By: Branden, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021090

Condition: Near Fine


436pp. 1st Edition. Original gray paper over brown cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Branden was the love interest of Rand and her male objectivist protagonists were largely based on her idealization of him. Most serious biographies of Rand represent their relationship as "complicated" at best. Trace of fading along the bottom edge of the binding. One corner bumped. Minor creasing to the jacket. View more info