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Memoirs and Confessions of Francis Volkmar Reinhard, S. T. D. , Court Preacher At Dresden From the German

By: Taylor, Oliver A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Peirce and Parker: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14580

Condition: Very Good


Bound in the original full leather. Rubbed at the corners & spine ends, and starting to crack along the spine. Contents are very good +. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 164 pages View more info

The Downing Street Years

By: Thatcher, Margaret

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15403

Condition: Very Good+


The book looks to be very fine, but the last pages are slightly wrinkled at the bottom corner. Signed on the fep by Thatcher. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 913 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life and Letters of John Hay (2 Volume Set) (George Mcgovern's Copy)

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15294

Condition: Fine


Unopened, bound in three-quarter green leather, with raised bands & gilt titles. A beautiful set. Signed by George McGovern inside volume two, in pencil. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Men of Progress: Embracing Biographical Sketches of Representative Michigan Men with an Outline History of the State

By: The Evening News Association

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, The Evening News Association: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22026

Condition: Good+


The leather binding is intact, but poor. Badly chipped along the spine, rubbed at the corners. Inner hinges are intact, and the contents are very good to fine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 528 pages View more info

Sketches of the Civil and Military Services of William Henry Harrison

By: Todd, Col. Charles S. ; Drake, Benjamin; Perkins, James H. (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, J. A. & U. P. James: 1847

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15591

Condition: Very Good+


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 224 pages View more info

Closer to the Ground: an Outdoor Family's Year on the Water, in the Woods and At the Table

By: Tomine, Dylan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Patagonia Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22374

ISBN: 1938340000

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Signed by Dylan Tomine & Skyla Tomine on the fep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 230 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life Story of Louise Green Townsend

By: Townsend, Homer J. E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Goldendale, WA, Homer Townsend: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22168

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed by Homer Townsend. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Memoirs of Pieter Justus Van Loben Sels

By: Van Loben Sels, Pieter Justus

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, M. J. Van Loben Sels: 1966

Edition: Limited 1st edition

Seller ID: 21146

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


One of 200 copies. Inscribed by the editor/publisher on the limitation page. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 89 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

Climbing Up And Looking Back (2 Volume Set)

By: Vertz, Myrtle L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Springfield, MO, Roberts, Sutter & Kelley: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12391

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Each volume is signed on the title page by Vertz. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 598 pages View more info

Serge Lifar: an Autobiography

By: Vie, Ma

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1970

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 23209

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 332 pages View more info

Tributes To Henry Wallace: An Incomplete Collection Of Tributes To His Life And Work Which Appeared In The Press, And Which Came In Personal Letters, Following His Death, Feb. 22, 1916

By: Wallace, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, The Wallace Publishing Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11289

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A bookplate has been removed from the inside front cover, and the fep upper corner is clipped. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 237 pages View more info

Letters from a Retired Teacher to Today's Youth

By: Wallace, Vivian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17559

Condition: Near Fine


Review slips tipped onto endpapers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages View more info

Working with the Hands: Being a Sequel to "Up from Slavery" Covering the Author's Experiences in Industrial Training At Tuskegee

By: Washington, Booker T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15503

Condition: Very Good


Scratch & remnant of two small stickers (stars ! ? ) on the spine. Contents very good +; would grade fine, but there are some pencil notes on the rear endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages View more info

Save Me from Myself: How I Found God, Quit Korn, Kicked Drugs, and Lived to Tell My Story

By: Welch, Brian "head"

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Harperone: 2007

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22506

ISBN: 0061431648

Condition: Very Good+


Lightly rubbed at the edges. Signed on the title page by Welch. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the United States, as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders, Builders, and Defenders of the Republic, Etc.

By: White, James T. & Co.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: NY, James T. White & Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 5968

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bound in dark green cloth. 464pp. some soiling, and wear at the edges. A couple of small water spots on the front, and more significat moisture damage to the top of the back cover. No damage to the interior, nor is the cover structurally damaged.; 8x11" View more info

The Immigrant: an Autobiography

By: Wiggins, Frank W.

Price: $50.00

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13293

Condition: Very Good+


Slight fading to the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

William Dampier Golden Hind Series

By: Wilkinson, Clennell; Waldman, Milton (Ed. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18046

Condition: Near Fine


Light rubbing to the covers. Inscribed by Waldman on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages View more info

A Time in My Life: a Childhood Memoir

By: Wilson, Patt Leonard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Patt Leonard Wilson: 2009

Seller ID: 24327

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Theodore Roosevelt, Outdoorsman (Signed)

By: Wilson, R. L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24925

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed on the fep, as a donation to a benefit auction. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 278 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life of Hermann M. Biggs, Physician and Statesman of the Public Health

By: Winslow, C. E. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22398

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed at the corners and spine ends. Owner's inscription on the fep. Rear inner hinge just starting to separate at the top. Spotting to the covers. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 432 pages View more info