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Capote: A Biography

By: Clarke, Gerald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007817

Condition: Very Good


632pp. Illustrated. Remainder mark on the bottom edge of the text block. Some creasing to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

General Grant at Mount MacGregor

By: Clarke, O.P.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Saratoga Springs, Advantage Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022951

Condition: Fine


47pp. Facsimile reprint offered for sale at the U.S. Grant cottage in Saratoga Springs, NY. Stapled wraps. View more info

It's Bright in My Valley

By: Cleveland, Philip Jerome

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westwood, Fleming H. Revell: 1962

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016931

Condition: Fine


192pp. Original two-tone cloth (blue and green) with spine lettering stamped in pink. The story of a pastor of a Congregational church in New England (northeastern CT). The spine of the jacket has some browning and there are some minor scuff marks to the back panel. This copy comes from a collection of particularly well cared for books. The cloth binding appears as bright and fresh as when it left the binder. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Living History

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013888

Condition: Very Good


562pp. Illustrated. Top corners bumped. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Living History

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016485

Condition: Fine


562pp. Illustrated. The jacket has only traces of creasing. A very nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

James Fenimore Cooper (The Beacon Biographies Series)

By: Clymer, W.B. Shubrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard & Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012275

Condition: Very Good


149pp. + 3pp. ads. Part of the Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans series, edited by M.A. DeWolfe Howe. Original blue cloth stamped in blind and gilt, top edge gilt. Patterned endpapers. Nicely engraved title page for the series, Frontispiece portrait of Cooper. Corners bumped. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. A handsome copy without any previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Kennedys: An American Drama

By: Collier, Peter & David Horowitz

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1984

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 006424

Condition: Very Good


576pp. Illustrated. A few pages carelessly creased. The top edge of the text block is lightly soiled. The jacket is clean and crisp but is price clipped and has a few stray smudges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Roosevelts; An American Saga

By: Collier, Peter & David Horowitz

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022109

Condition: Very Good


542pp. 1st Edition. Original aqua paper over cream cloth, spine lettering stamped in copper foil. Illustrated. Ownership notations to the front free endpaper. One corner bumped. Traces of wear to the jacket. View more info

The Death of Santini; The Story of a Father and His Son

By: Conroy, Pat

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019895

Condition: Fine


338pp. Illustrated. View more info

General Douglas MacArthur

By: Considine, Bob

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Gold Medal Books: 1964

Seller ID: 006427

Condition: Good


126pp. Illustrated. Wraps unevenly browned and a bit creased. Still a presentable copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The Road from Coorain

By: Conway, Jill Ker

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books: 1989

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 010729

Condition: Very Good


238pp. Text lightly browned. Traces of wear to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Life and Public Services of James G. Blaine.

By: Conwell, Russell H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Augusta, E.C. Allen & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 1166

Condition: Good


504pp. 1st Edition. Original brown cloth, decoratively stamped in black. Illustrated. Text browned. Corners bumped. The head of the spine is mouse nibbled. Some pencil scribbles on the rear free endpaper and pastedown. The binding is still fairly bright. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

John Howard: The Prisoner's Friend

By: Cooper, L. Orman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, The National Sunday School Union:

Seller ID: 016173

Condition: Very Good


157pp. + 2pp. ads. Frontispiece portrait. Original light blue tweed cloth with lettering stamped in black. Bottom corners bumped. Lacking the front free endpaper. Front hinge cracked with some peeling to the pastedown at the top in the gutter. All edges of the text block lightly spotted. In spite of these flaws, the book is attractive on the shelf since the cloth is quite bright and clean. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Charles Lamb, A Memoir

By: Cornwall, Barry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Bros.: 1892

Seller ID: 022329

Condition: Good


304pp. + 7pp. adverts. Original brownish red cloth with lettering stamped in silver foil. Engraved title page. Ex-library with the usual markings. Gift inscription of James J. Walsh, NYC physician and author, on the front pastedown. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Remnants of a contemporary shelf label to the spine. Corners bumped. View more info

The Chord of Steel, Alexander Graham Bell and the Invention of the Telephone

By: Costain, Thomas B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020853

Condition: Very Good


238pp. Reprint. Original black cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Browning to the endpapers near the gutters, probably from cheap quality binding glue used by the publisher. Some spotting to the top edge of the text block. The jacket has minor creasing to the edges. View more info

Earn the Right to Win How Success in Any Field Starts with Superior Preparation

By: Coughlin, Tom with David Fisher

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Portfolio: 2013

Seller ID: 012868

Condition: Fine


210pp No writing inside, binding tight, appears unread. Dust jacket has no flaws. Head coach for the New York Giants with a foreward by Michael Strahan. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Being Poppy: A Portrait of George Herbert Walker Bush

By: Cramer, Richard Ben

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 013667

Condition: Fine


173pp. Adapted from Cramer's larger work, "What It Takes." No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Michael and Natasha: The Life and Love of Michael II. The Last of the Romanov Tsars

By: Crawford, Rosemary & Donald

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017385

Condition: Near Fine


448pp. Illustrated. Top corners gently bumped. Lacking the dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Call Me Lucky

By: Crosby, Bing and Pete Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1953

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 3418

Condition: Very Good


228pp. Illustrated (photos printed on the verso of the covers). Text browned. Ink stamp on the front cover. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Fanny Crosby's Life Story

By: Crosby, Fanny

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Every Where Publishing: 1905

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021877

Condition: Very Good


192pp. 2nd Edition. Original decorative blue cloth with lettering and harp vignettes stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped and rubbed (not rubbed through). Some rubbing to the face of the spine. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. View more info