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The Story of Lewis Carroll, Told for Young People by the Real Alice in Wonderland, Etc.

By: Bowman, Isa

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18003

Condition: Fine


Owner's name on the title page. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages View more info

More Lives Than One

By: Bragdon, Claude

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20292

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Bragdon on the second endpaper. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 368+6 pages; Signed by Author View more info

There Was No Fast Lane

By: Brennan, Ruth E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Smith Falls, Ont, Valley Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22467

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by Brennan ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; Signed by Author View more info

William Mead Ladd of Portland Oregon A Biographical Sketch

By: Brewster, William L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18403

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Just a few faint finger smudges on the paper-covered boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages View more info

Some Recollections

By: Bridge, Admiral Sir Cyprian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17875

Condition: Very Good


Includes a handwritten letter by Bridge, dated 1901, tipped onto the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life Of William T. Porter

By: Brinley, Francis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Company: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12651

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Rubbed at the spine ends. The fep's have been removed. Some period pencil drawings on the remaining end papers, and a bit of foxing. Otherwise very nice & clean internally. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

Memories of Eighty Years

By: Brooke, Mary C.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: NY, The Knickerbocker Press: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Inscribed by Brooke 10 May 1916. May have been the day it was published, as her dedication is dated 23 feb. 232pp. Owner's bookplate inside front cover. A spot of soil on the spine.; 5 1/2x8; Signed by Inscribed By the Author View more info

Illya: That Man from U. N. C. L. E. (Uncle)

By: Brossard, Iris-Marie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20854

Condition: Good+


Creasing and soil to the wraps. Footprint (! ) on the fep. Old price sticker on the front. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Dictionary of Canadian Biography (14 Volume Set +index)

By: Brown, George E. (Ed. )

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1966-1998

Seller ID: 21887

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A few of the DJ's have small closed tears. Price is for all 15 volumes. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Headlights of American History, No. 2: Lincoln

By: Bullock, Rev. A. M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Appleton, WI, A. M. Bullock: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17296

Condition: Good


Corners are rubbed, inner hinges cracked. Fep missing, and some scribbling inside the cover & on the second end paper. With all that, the contents are very good. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 156 pages View more info

Supplement to the Biographical Sketch (Publishe Sept. 1, 1920) of Hon. David A. Hollingsworth (Cadiiz, Ohio) Published June, 1926; #178

By: Burtoft, Mrs. L. Ada Judkins; Hollingsworth, Clyde

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Burtoft, Mrs. L. Ada Judkins: 1926

Edition: Limited 1st edition

Seller ID: 21936

Condition: Fine


11"; 87 pages View more info

The Cartoon: a Reference Book of Seattle's Successful Men, with Decorations by the Seattle Cartoonists' Club

By: Calvert, Frank

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Frank Calvert: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24411

Condition: Very Good


Appears near-fine, but it also appears the textblock has been glued back in the covers. Dropped a grade accordingly. This is the original publication from 1911, not a reprint. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Juvenilia

By: Cane, Miguel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Universitaria Buenos Aires: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17046

Condition: Very Good


Text is in Spanish. Fading to the upper & lower edges of the covers. Rubbed spot along the center of the front edge of the spine. All hinges tight, and the contents are "fine". ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 80 pages View more info

Joseph Gurney Cannon: Proceedings In The House Of Representatives On The Eightieth Anniversary Of His Birth Saturday, May 6, 1916

By: Cannon, Clarence A. (Clerk)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Gpo: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11740

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Slight fading of part of the front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages View more info

Miscellaneous Writings Of Andrew Carnegie (2 vol. set)

By: Carnegie, Andrew & Hendrick, Burton J. (Ed. )

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11648

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Usual xlib markings. Very slight fading to the blue cloth & rubbing to the gilt title. Otherwise very tight & clean. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Glimpses of the Life and Times of A. V. H. Carpenter

By: Carpenter, A. V. H. ; Beatty, Alva J. (Ed. )

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lanward Pub. Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19406

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to the right corners, spotting to the right edge of the front cover. Interior is "fine." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 144+ads pages View more info

Successful American: a Monthly Illustrated Magazine for the Home Circle and the Business Office (Bound Volume V, No. 1 (January 1902) to Vol. X, No. 2 (October 1904)

By: Cauldwell, William (Ed. )

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, The Writers' Press Association: 1902-1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15886

Condition: Good+


The book is still intact, but the spine is splitting, front & rear. A large heavy book (3 1/4" thick). It will require extra postage. Comprised of biographies of businessmen, accompanied by b/w pictures. Hundreds and hundreds of photos of important men of the time. ; Ex-Library; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

My Autobiography (Signed)

By: Chaplin, Charles (Charlie)

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24525

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Charlie Chaplin on the title page. DJ has a small chip at the top of the spine. The spine is darkened, the balance of the DJ less so, but sill shows a bit of browning. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 545 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life of Stephen Washburn (Wash) Chipman, Castle Valley Cattleman, 1862-1947

By: Chipman, Merle S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Utah Printing Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25471

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Owner's inscription on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages View more info

Alexander H. Stephens, in Public and Private. with Letters and Speeches, Before, During, and Since the War

By: Cleveland, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, National Publishing Service: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16383

Condition: Good


Well used copy, with all the usual xlib defects. The spine is rubbed on the edges, and the inner hinges have been reinforced with tape. Still, a good reading copy, as the contents are very good +. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 833 pages View more info