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The View of Roses

By: Peck, Minnie Hannah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Minnie Hannah Peck: 1893

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17878

Condition: Very Good


Some fading and rubbing to the spine. Bookplate inside the back cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 154 pages View more info

A Man and His Friends: the Life Story of Milton H. Esberg, Etc.

By: Perry, Henry L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Recorder-Sunset Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25692

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


While the book does not list the author, he signed the book on the title page, and included a slip (taped in) complaining about how the book was edited and printed with unauthorized changes. He also noted the name of the photographer under Esberg's photo. Released from the library of the Bohemian Club (their bookplate inside the front cover, and sticker on the spine). ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 pages View more info

Breaking New Ground

By: Pinchot, Gifford

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18705

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small closed tear at the top of the spine. A very nice copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 522 pages View more info

Arthur Atkins: Extracts from the Letters with Notes on Painting and Landscape, Written During the Period of His Work As a Painter in the Last Two Years of His Life, 1896 : 1898

By: Porter, Bruce

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. M. Robertson: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15630

Condition: Very Good


Well foxed. Largely unopened (therefore unread). ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

Over the Years

By: Poulter, Thomas Charles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Michigan, Thomas C. Poulter: 1978

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 19810

Condition: Near Fine


11"; 96+app. pages View more info

Fear Not: the Life, Death, and Life of Betty Preston In Collaboration with Professional Ink

By: Preston, Betty

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Seattle, Wa, U. S. A., Ibbybooks: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20244

ISBN: 0934363099

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info

Saucer Ears in the Ozarks

By: Preston, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coeur D. Alene, ID, John Preston: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15292

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by Preston on the second endpaper to his daughter, Evelyn. Also signed on the title page. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 300 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Oscar Wilde: a Critical Study

By: Ransome, Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Mitchell Kennerley: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24468

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Would grade fine, except for previous owners notes inside the front cover, and a clipping tipped in concerning the death of Wilde's son. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 213 pages View more info

A Place Alone

By: Reed, Frances Shultz

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Richard Mort & Associates: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13608

Condition: Fine


One scuff at the upper right corner of the front wrap. Appears unread. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 82 pages View more info

Ups And Downs: The Story Of A Short-legged Man And His Journey Through Life

By: Reid, Dudley

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, The Monitor Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12839

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some child has scribbled all over the author's inscription on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages View more info

Obstacles No Barrier, an Autobiography With an Introduction by Reverend Allen C. Shue

By: Richley, John William

Price: $60.00

Publisher: John William Richley: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17320

Condition: Very Good+


Long inscription inside the front cover by the author, dated in the year of publication. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Robert Ridgway

By: Ridgway, Isabel Law

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Isabel Law Ridgway: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11163

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The spine is faded & somewhat soiled. Inscribed by Isabel on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages View more info

Simple Dreams, a Musical Memoir

By: Ronstadt, Linda

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2013

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 24624

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed on a bookplate on the half-title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages View more info

Personal History and Reminiscences with Personal Opinions on Contemporary Events, 1845-1921

By: Root, Henry

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Henry Root: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15521

Condition: Near Fine


The spine is slightly sunned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Living on the Edge, an Autobiography

By: Russo, Carole F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: West Palm Beach, FL, Stargroup International: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25504

ISBN: 1884886248

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Faint waviness at the bottom of the pages, but no sign of moisture. Inscribed by Russo on the fep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 257 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Love, Dad: the Autobiography of Donald Robert Satterlund

By: Satterlund, Donald Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2007

Seller ID: 18980

Condition: Near Fine


9"; 350 pages View more info

These Mortal Years: The Biography Of M. L. Bean

By: Sawyer, Richard V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seattle, Wa, U. S. A., Frayn Printing Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12688

Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Robert Kennedy and His Times

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M. , Jr.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1978

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22544

ISBN: 0395248973

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Schlesinger on the fep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1066 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Doctor Wood: Modern Wizard of the Laboratory. the Story of an American Small Boy Who Became the Most Daring and Original Experimental Physicist of Our Day, & Never Grew Up

By: Seabrook, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace: 1941

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18016

Condition: Very Good


The spine is dulled. Inscribed by Doctor Robert Wood on the fep (dated 1941). Inside the front cover is tipped a mimeograph copy of a speech given in his honor. Tipped onto the half-title is an article on his death, and on the following page a clipping about his wife's death. On one page inside is a short narrative by the owner of the book about an incident with Wood, and a handwritten letter by Wood concerning the incident (a joke involving phony cement fossils). Also i... View more info