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Quiet Strength The Principles, Practices, & Priorities of a Winning Life

By: Dungy, Tony with Nathan Whitaker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carol Stream, Tyndale House: 2007

Seller ID: 012866

Condition: Good


301pp + 1pg ads. Highlighting throughout. Owner's name on title page, some notes scattered throughout. Binding tight. Dust jacket lightly scuffed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Life on Two Levels: An Autobiography

By: Duveneck, Josephine Whitney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Altos, William Kaufmann Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012964

Condition: Very Good


368pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Introduction by Wallace Stegner. Bottom corners bumped. Top edge of boards unevenly sunned. The jacket is unevenly browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

All the Strange Hours: The Excavation of a Life

By: Eiseley, Loren

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975

Seller ID: 011553

Condition: Good


266pp. Text browned. Wraps creased. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Oscar Wilde

By: Ellmann, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 014886

Condition: Near Fine


680pp. Only traces of wear. A nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

H.A. Ironside, Ordained of the Lord

By: English, E. Schuyler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Zondervan: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021835

Condition: Very Good


276pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Corners bumped. Foxing to the fore edge of the text block. The jacket is edgeworn and has an open tear to the center of the spine. Heavy surface scuffing to the front panel of the jacket. View more info

Portrait of Jennifer: A Biography of Jennifer Jones

By: Epstein, Edward Z.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017930

Condition: Near Fine


465pp. Illustrated. Traces of creasing at the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Laugh and Live

By: Fairbanks, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Britton Publishing Co.: 1917

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 023251

Condition: Good


190pp. Early Edition. Original full leather, lettering and decoration stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Brown silked endpapers. Illustrated with b+w stills from his films. Rubbed overall. Corners rubbed through. Gift inscription to the verso of the half title with offsetting from the same to the title page. Spine ends chipped. View more info

Falwell: An Autobiography

By: Falwell, Jerry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, Liberty House Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 013085

Condition: Near Fine


485pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Black Champion, The Life and Times of Jack Johnson

By: Farr, Finis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Fawcett Publications: 1969

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 023337

Condition: Very Good


192pp. 1st Paperback Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Johnson was the first black boxing champion. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Text browning. View more info

Men I Have Known

By: Farrar,Frederick W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009190

Condition: Very Good


292pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Farrar was Archbishop of Canterbury. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Illustrated with portraits and facsimiles of handwritten letters. An interesting assemblage of personalities: Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Darwin, Huxley, Emerson, Longfellow, Holmes, Lowell, Whittier, Cardinal Newman, Cardinal Manning, Dr. Pusey, Canon Liddon, Dean Plumptre, Dickens, Thackeray, Cruikshank, Trollope, Carlyle, Kingsley, and Jowett, among many others. Corners bumped. Some discoloration to the spine at the front joint. Some foxing. Size: 8vo - over ... View more info

Felton & Fowler's Famous Americans You Never Knew Existed

By: Felton, Bruce & Mark Fowler

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Stein & Day: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 006459

Condition: Very Good


293pp. Illustrated. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Richard Burton

By: Ferris, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021189

Condition: Very Good


328pp. Original light gray paper over black cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Illustrated. Uneven browning at the edges of the binding. Gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Uneven browning to the flaps on the jacket. View more info

Bossypants

By: Fey, Tina

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Little, Brown & Co.: 2011

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011925

Condition: Fine


277pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Lindbergh The Lone Eagle, His Life and Achievements

By: Fife, George Buchanan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt: 1930

Seller ID: 010379

Condition: Very Good


300pp. Original red cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Illustrated. The jacket retains its original printed wrap around promotional band which reads, "A record of his life and achievement up to 1930" on the front panel, "His career up to 1930" on the spine, and "His life and achievements.An unusual story of a very unusual young American" on the back panel. The panel is affixed to the flaps of the jacket with tape. Corners bumped. The jacket has many tiny closed tears along the edges and a couple of small chips from the head of the spine. The wrap around ban has a large cl... View more info

Noel Coward

By: Fisher, Clive

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1992

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 008140

Condition: Fine


289pp. Illustrated. Some creasing to the jacket at the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Benjamin Franklin: A Biography in His Own Words

By: Fleming, Thomas (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1972

Seller ID: 009552

Condition: Fine


416pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Preacher's Kids

By: Fletcher, Grace Nies.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021827

Condition: Near Fine


255pp. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. The jacket has several small closed tears. View more info

Washington: The Indispensable Man

By: Flexner, James Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Signet: 1984

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016243

Condition: Near Fine


430pp. + 1pp. ad. Eight pages of b+w stills from the made for TV mini-series produced by General Motors and starring Barry Bostwick as George Washington. The book was the winner of a special Pulitzer Prize citation. Small nick from the head of the spine. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

My Life So Far

By: Fonda, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017000

Condition: Very Good


599pp. Original black paper over black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. This copy boldly signed by Fonda on the title page. Corners bumped. Minor creasing to the jacket. Retail sticker to the back panel of the same. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

My Life and Work

By: Ford, Henry & Samuel Crowther

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 023352

Condition: Good


289pp. Early Edition. Original maroon cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Cloth unevenly faded at the heel. View more info