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Scenes and Portraits: Memories of Childhood and Youth

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1954

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007770

Condition: Good


243pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual atrocities including (but not limited to) the flaps of the jacket being adhered to the binding. I love that. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Life of Emerson

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1932

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 008400

Condition: Very Good


315pp. A few faint areas of discoloration to the boards. A fairly sound copy of an important book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Princess Alice: A Biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth

By: Brough, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009627

Condition: Good


335pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped and rubbed through. All edges of the text block foxed. The jacket is tattered. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes

By: Brown, E.E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Akron, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1903

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010033

Condition: Good


332pp. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Some discoloration to the front board. Back hinge cracked. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Story of Jim Bunning

By: Bunning, Jim as Told to Ralph Bernstein

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1965

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 012578

Condition: Very Good


180pp No writing inside. Binding tight, corners bumped. Light grey cloth. Some photos and statistics charts scattered throughout text. Dust jacket has a picture of Jim Bunning pitching for the Phillies. Spine sunned. Edgewear, chipped & stained along top edge of spine. Back panel has 2 small (3cm) closed tears, one on the top edge and one on the bottom edge. Spine has 3cmx2cm peeled rectangle (probably from a price tag) Some scuffing. Price clipped bottom of front panel.... View more info

E.M. Forster: A Life

By: Burbank, P.N.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008590

Condition: Very Good


359pp. Illustrated. Light shelfwear. The jacket has only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Very Private Woman, The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer

By: Burleigh, Nina

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021245

Condition: Very Good


356pp. 1st Edition. Original gray paper over gray cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Illustrated. Meyer was one of the mistresses of JFK and was found dead in Georgetown about a year after he was assassinated. Jacket lightly foxed and lightly soiled. Top and fore edges of the text block foxed. Two ink "x's" to the bottom of the spine and the bottom corner of the front panel. View more info

Gracie: A Love Story

By: Burns, George

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010311

Condition: Near Fine


319pp. Illustrated. Small ownership address label on the front free endpaper. The jacket is price clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

I Love Her, That's Why!

By: Burns, George & Cynthia Hobart Lindsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022737

Condition: Good


267pp. Illustrated. Author's first book. Ex-library with the usual markings. Edgeworn jacket, spine ends torn and tape repaired with other repairs to the verso. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Edges of the text block dust soiled. View more info

All My Best Friends

By: Burns, George & David Fisher

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's: 1989

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 015726

Condition: Near Fine


320pp. Illustrated. Bottom corners gently bumped. The back panel of the jacket has some surface indentations and a small scuff. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

John Kennedy: A Political Profile

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1961

Edition: Early Edition.

Seller ID: 006400

Condition: Very Good


309pp. Illustrated. White residue (paint from a shelf not yet dry?) on the bottom edge of the cloth. The jacket has a few tiny closed tears to the edges and some faint soil to the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Russell H. Conwell and His Work

By: Burr, Agnes Rush

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021836

Condition: Very Good


438pp. Original blue cloth with spine lettering and decorations stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Some flaking to the gilt on the spine. Ownership inscription and some staining to the front free endpaper. View more info

Whitman: A Study

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co: 1899

Seller ID: 012302

Condition: Very Good


268pp. Original two-toned olive green and light green cloth stamped in darker green and gilt. Top edge gilt. Gift inscription on the title page. Ownership notation on the copyright page. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Reflections

By: Bush, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009343

Condition: Fine


420pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Decision Points

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009852

Condition: Fine


497pp. Illustrated. A gorgeous copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

41; A Portrait of My Father

By: Bush, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023007

Condition: Near Fine


294pp. 1st Edition. Original white paper over gray cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. One leaf creased at the top corner. View more info

George Washington: Soldier and Man

By: Callahan, North

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1972

Seller ID: 006397

Condition: Very Good


296pp. Illustrated. All edges of the text block heavily foxed. Endpapers lightly foxed. The flaps of the jacket and the verso of the entire jacket is foxed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Robert Redford

By: Callan, Michael Feeney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019925

Condition: Fine


468pp. Illustrated. View more info

The Exquisite Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Calloway, Stephen & David Colvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Welcome Rain: 1997

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 014899

Condition: Near Fine


112pp. Nicely illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Exquisite Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Calloway, Stephen & David Colvin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 1998

Seller ID: 014900

Condition: Near Fine


112pp. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Very faintly dampstained jacket at the front panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info