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Washington The Man and the Mason

By: Callahan, Charles H.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Memorial Temple Committee: 1913

Seller ID: 14753

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth blind embossed hardcover boards with gilt titles and decoration; spine gilt absent, spine lightly sunned; marble end papers; color frontispiece with tisssue guard; bound blank ownership certificate with seal; clean pages; tight binding; appendix; facsimiles and illustrations including fold out intact; index; 380 pages.


Thoreau

By: Canby, Henry Seidel

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Seller ID: 14494

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good-; Red cloth hardcover with black and gilt titles and decoration on front board and spine, rubbed, lightly sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; notes; bibliography; index.


John Coltrane

By: Cole, Bill

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Schirmer Reference: 1978

Seller ID: 14410

ISBN: 0028705009

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paprerback, spine creases; clean pages, tight binding; illustrated; Index; 264 pages.


Duke Ellington

By: Collier, James Lincoln

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Oxford University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 14517

ISBN: 0195037707

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Blue hardcover with black cloth spine and bright red titles; DJ spine lightly sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated


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Reminiscences of a Journalist

By: Congdon, Charles T.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1880

Seller ID: 13363

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good-; Brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles and spine decoration, rubbed, bumped; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; loose hinges.


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Edward Clinton Terry, PH. B. Member of American Society of Civil Engineers

By: Corbin, William H.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Privately Published By Louise E. Terry: 1943

Seller ID: 14024

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated


Florence Nightingale, Feminist

By: Cromwell, Judith Lissauer

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company: 2013

Seller ID: 14695

ISBN: 0786470925

Binding: Softcover

Condition: Very Good+; Pictorial paperback; SIGNED with dedication by author; clean pages; tight binding; index; illustrated; 320 pages.


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The Last Twelve Years of Joseph Conrad

By: Curle, Richard

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: 14072

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt decoration on the front board and gilt and pale red spine titles and decoration; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep.


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Conrad to a Friend 150 Selected Letters from Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle

By: Curle, Richard (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1928

Seller ID: 14073

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt decoration on the front board and gilt and pale red spine titles and decoration; fold-out facsimile letter as frontisepiece; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding.


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The Last Love Song A Biography of Joan Didion

By: Daugherty, Tracy

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 2015

Seller ID: 13906

ISBN: 1250010020

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Black hardcover with silver titles; clean pages; tight binding; index.


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Fannie St. John A Romantic Incident of the American Revolution

By: De Lesdernier, Emily Pierpont

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston, Hurd and Houghton: 1874

Seller ID: 13125

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Green with blind embossed and stamped decorations and gilt spine titles, rubbed, spine tail and head frayed; clean pages except for single stamp of an historical association; tight binding


A Journal of the Plague Year....

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1978

Seller ID: 14229

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: As New with no dust jacket; As new condition.


Jazz Cavalcade

By: Dexter Jr. , Dave

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Criterion: 1946

Seller ID: 14414

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Blue hardcover with gilt decoration and titles; clean pages; tight binding; DJ chipped; illustrated.


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The Life of Count Tolstoi

By: Dole, Nathan Haskell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Seller ID: 14064

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Brown embossed faux leather with gilt titles, lightly rubbed, small tear at spine tail; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding; appendices; index.


Journeys between Wars

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Octagon Books: 1980

Seller ID: 14448

ISBN: 0374922519

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine; Dark green cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding


Bunny Berigan Elusive Legend of Jazz

By: Dupuis, Robert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Louisiana State Univ Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 14522

ISBN: 0807116483

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Beige cloth hardcover with bright red spine titles; DJ creases on rear panel; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; appendices; bilbliography; index.


Through the Gates of Splendor

By: Elliot, Elisabeth

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Seller ID: 14615

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with one quarter black spine and silver titles and decoration; photo end papers; clean pages; tight binding.


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Minor Heresies, Major Departures A China Mission Boyhood

By: Espey, John

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ of California Press: 1994

Seller ID: 11631

ISBN: 0520082508

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Beige cloth hardcover with black titles; clean pages; tight binding; photographs; 349 pages.


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Appetite for Life The Biography of Julia Child

By: Fitch, Noël Riley

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 1997

Seller ID: 13325

ISBN: 038548335X

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Beige hardcover with white cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston

By: Forbes, Allan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1919

Seller ID: 12152

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good+; Dark blue softcover with gilt decoration and titles, cover loose; clean pages; illustrated.