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Life Of Rev. Charles Nerinckx: Pioneer Missionary Of Kentucky And Founder Of The Sisters Of Loretto At The Foot Of The Cross

By: Howlett, W. J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Techny, IL, The Mission Press: 1940

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11204

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Owner's inscription on the fep; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 439 pages View more info

Gloria Swanson (Signed)

By: Hudson, Richard M. ; Lee, Raymond

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Castle Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 22550

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Swanson on the half-title. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 267 pages; Signed by Biographee View more info

The Works of Jeremy Taylor, D. D. with Some Account of His Life, Summary of Each Discourse, Notes, & C. (5 Volume Set)

By: Hughes, Rev. T. S.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, A. J. Valpy: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14284

Condition: Very Good+


Spines faded, light shelf wear. Bound in full leather. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

Lives of American Merchants (2 Volume Set)

By: Hunt, Freeman

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Derby & Jackson: 1858

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 14513

Condition: Very Good+


In the original fragile black cloth. Rubbing at the corners & spine ends. Volume 1 has a bit of fading at the lower right corner. A very nice set. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 608+605 pages 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

Seller ID: 14016

Condition: Fine+


One of a limited edition of 700 copies. Signed by both Huot & Powers. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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

John Manjiro: the Castaway, His Life and Adventures

By: Ibuse, M; Kaneko, H. (Trans. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Japan, Hichi-Ei Bunka Kyosha: 1940

Seller ID: 25991

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 136 pages 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