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Remembering Farrah: Her Life in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Time People: 2009

Seller ID: 1650

Condition: Fine


80pp. Illustrated. A People magazine tribute to Farrah Fawcett. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Proceedings of the State of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, on the Life and Character of James Gillespie Blaine. Albany, February 13, 1893

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1893

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009206

Condition: Very Good


58pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Faint pencil strikes all over the front free endpaper and the front pastedown, but not easily seen because the endpapers are black. Some minor staining to the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Proceedings of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York on the Life, Character and Public Services of Roswell P. Flower. Albany April 3, 1900

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009207

Condition: Good


43pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Flower. The cloth is soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, XIX and XX Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.p., Dwight J. Stoddard: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009364

Condition: Very Good


428pp. Original full leather (crushed calf), elaborately stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with the portraits of those men who are the subjects of the biographies. Corners bumped and rubbed, three corners rubbed through. Some rubbing to the other extremities but not rubbed through. Boards show faint discoloration. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, Utica and Vicinity, Auburn, Oswego, Watertown, Fulton, Rome, Oneida, Little Falls

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.p., Dwight J. Stoddard: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009365

Condition: Good


428pp. Full crushed calf with lettering and decorations stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with portraits. Much (not all) of the text is loose in the binding, resulting in the whole being shaken. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine crinkled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Sir William Osler, Bart.: Brief Tributes to His Personality, Influence and Public Service

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016186

Condition: Very Good


167pp. Original olive green cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Originally published in The Bulletin for the Johns Hopkins Hospital in July 1919, this is the first edition of the offprint. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed, bottom corners rubbed through at the tips. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

James Robertson of Newington, A Memorial of His Life and Work

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Carter & Bros.:

Seller ID: 022137

Condition: Good


365pp. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Introduction by John Ker. Hinges cracked and reglued with archival quality binding glue. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ex-library with the usual markings. Spine ends frayed. Ownership inscription to the half title. View more info

Oswald Chambers; His Life and Work

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023782

Condition: Good


445pp. Frontispiece. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends worn. Spine and board reinforced with clear library tape. Ex-library with the usual markings. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. View more info

The Letters of Archie Butt; Personal Aide to President Roosevelt

By: Abbott, Lawrence F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012229

Condition: Very Good


395pp. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the subject (rather than a portrait of A. Butt). Corners bumped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

T.S. Eliot: A Life

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 008389

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Illustrated. Faint black remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. Corners lightly creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A. Woolcott; His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1945

Seller ID: 023695

Condition: Very Good


386pp. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Corners bumped. Jacket a bit edgeworn with several closed tears and chips. View more info

A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010226

Condition: Very Good


322pp. Illustrated. A sequel to his autobiographical "Philosopher At Large." Includes a bibliography of Adler's corpus. Remainder strike on the bottom edge of the text block. The jacket shows two chips from the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus

By: Aizenstat, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2001

Seller ID: 006335

Condition: Near Fine


346pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Provider, H.J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985

Condition: Near Fine


297pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Two corners bumped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

The Greatest, My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad & Richard Durham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022187

Condition: Very Good


416pp. Original gray paper over black cloth, lettering in red and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Some foxing to the top edge of the text block. White stain to the back panel of the jacket. View more info

Waldo Emerson

By: Allen, Gay Wilson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 008398

Condition: Very Good


751pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography

By: Allen, Steve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1960

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011456

Condition: Very Good


432pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Pastedowns and endpapers foxed and offset. Corners bumped. The jacket is edgeworn and creased along the edges. There is one three inch closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

My Half Century with NCR

By: Allyn, Stanley C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw Hill: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020329

Condition: Good


209pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Bottom corners bumped. View more info

Welch Allyn: An American Success Story

By: Allyn, W.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.p., Self Published: 1996

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006255

Condition: Very Good


248pp. Illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Uncommon as a signed copy. The story of Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical equipment in upstate New York, written by the son of the founder. The front wrap is creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

FDR, 1882-1945

By: Alsop, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Gramercy Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005774

Condition: Fine


256pp. Illustrated. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info