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Homer Davenport of Silverton: Life of a Great Cartoonist

By: Huot, Leland; Powers, Alfred

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bingen, WA, West Shore Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14222

Condition: Fine


Front cover slightly mottled; no damp damage, but parts are lighter blue than the rest. Appears unread. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

Homer Davenport of Silverton: Life of a Great Cartoonist

By: Huot, Leland; Powers, Alfred

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Bingen, WA, West Shore Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14223

Condition: Fine


One of a limited edition of 700 copies. Signed by both Huot & Powers. The number 1976 is written on the half-title. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Hells Hole And Battle Beach: The Westlake Story

By: Jackson, Bob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Veneta, Oregon, High Desert Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12520

ISBN: 0967162912

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


Signed on the fep. ; 11 1/2x9"; 159 pages; Signed by Inscribed By the Author View more info

My Story

By: Jennings, W. H. (William Henry)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Fremont, NE, Hammond Printing Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19229

Condition: Fine


Signed "with the compliments of the author, Xmas, 1916." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 90 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher and Minor Prophet of Democracy (2 Volume Set)

By: Jordan, David Starr

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, World Book Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18043

Condition: Very Good+


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 710+906 pages View more info

Home Below Hell's Canyon

By: Jordan, Grace; Srinivasamurthy, R. (Trans. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Madras, India, The Jamaliah Press: 1956

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 20405

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ is worn/chipped at the edges, with most of the rear missing. The very colorful front is intact. The covers are rubbed at the corners. Printed in India, I believe the text is in Hindi. Certainly isn't English. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages View more info

I Married a Prince: a Cinderella Story from Hawaii How a Simple Girl from the Mainland Found Happiness in a Grass-Hut Palace

By: Kaapu, Myrtle King

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hicksville, NY, Exposition Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19839

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Covers slightly darkened. The book is downgraded for being musty. Inscribed by Kaapu on the fep. Endpapers are varigated in color, which appears to be due to the glue used in the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Rminiscences of Michael Kelly (2 Volume Set) , of the King's Theatre, and Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Including a Period of Nearly a Half a Century Etc.

By: Kelly, Michael

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25632

Condition: Good+


Bound in three-quarter leather. Front board is loose on volume one. Upper spine labels are missing. Contents are very good + to near fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354+404 pages View more info

Why it Was Done and How

By: Kettner, William; Steyle, Mary B.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Frye & Smith: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17355

Condition: Fine


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 183 pages View more info

Jane: an Intimate Biography

By: Kiernan, Thomas

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22548

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ is rubbed at the corners. Signed on the fep by Jane Fonda. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages; Signed by Biographee View more info

The Life of Captain James Cook

By: Kippis, Andrew

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Dublin, H. Chamberlain, W. Colles, R. Cross, Etc.: 1788

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 20132

Condition: Good+


In very worn original leather. The top of the spine is chipped, and the covers are rubbed. The two endpapers are torn (upper 1/2 missing) , and the frontice is missing. On the other hand, the contents are very good +, with very little foxing. The spine shows a number "4", which I believe was an indication this was bound with the 3 volume set of the "Voyage to the Pacific Ocean". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 527 pages View more info

The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs (Volume VI (6) Only)

By: Knight, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight: N.D.

Seller ID: 21909

Condition: Very Good+


Spine is sunned, light rubbing at the corners. ; 11"; 184 pages View more info

The Story of a Wonder Man, Being the Autobiography of Ring Lardner

By: Lardner, Ring W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20822

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


Spine of the DJ is chipped at the ends, with spots of staining. Rubbed at the corners. Residue of tape reinforcement inside. Gift inscription on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages View more info

The Life, Exile, and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon (Volume 4 Only)

By: Las Cases, Count De

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1835

Seller ID: 18873

Condition: Fair


Binding copy. Three-quarter leather. Covers are very worn, and held on by the binding cords. Contents are happily very good to near fine. All plates are present. This volume (4) includes parts 7 and 8 of the set. That is, this edition consists of 8 volumes published in 4; this is the last volume of the 4. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 334+319 pages View more info

Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892. Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee

By: Lee, Edmund Jennings

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 22097

Condition: Fine


One of 300 copies of the deluxe limited edition. Small note on the title page by the previous owner, whose bookplate is inside the front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 586 pages View more info

The Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950

By: Legg, L. G. Wickham & Williams, E. T. (eds)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1976

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 5864

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


6 1/2x9 1/2" View more info

Universal Biography; Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical, of the Life and Character, Labors and Actions of Eminent Persons, Etc. (2 Volumes in 1)

By: Lempriere, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New-york, Ezra Sargeant: 1810

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17852

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in brown cloth. Contents near fine, with some foxing. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

Men of America: a Biographical Dictionary of Contemporaries

By: Leonard, John W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, L. R. Hamersly & Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17003

Condition: Very Good+


Usual xlib marks. Otherwise, very tight, with minimal handling. Bound in green cloth, it may be a library binding. ; Ex-Library; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 2188 pages View more info

Gesammelte Schriften, Erster Band (Collected Works, Volume One) : Friedrich Chopin; Frei In's Deutsche √úbertragen Von La Mara

By: Liszt, Franz

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Breitkopf Und Hartel: 1880

Edition: First German Edition

Seller ID: 22872

Condition: Very Good+


Bound in three-quarter leather with paper covered boards. Text is in Old German. I believe this is the first German edition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 215 pages View more info

The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, Volume III (3)

By: Longacre, James B. ; Herring, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Perkins: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24517

Condition: Very Good


Ornately bound in full black leather with gilt decorations. AEG (all edges gilt). Light to heavy foxing, faint stain to the edge of the first pages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info