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Boston and Some Noted Emigres

By: Forbes, Allan and Paul F. Cadman

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1938

Seller ID: 12149

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Light gray softcover with blue titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


The Adventures of John Wetherell

By: Forester, C. S. (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1953

Seller ID: 14488

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Rust cloth hardcover with gilt and brown decoration and spine titles, 1/8 inch tear at spine head; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; DJ spine sunned, chipped, now in mylar cover.


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1976

Seller ID: 14245

Binding: Hardcover

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


Autobiography

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1931

Seller ID: 14551

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Rose cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles with Ravilious-designed icon embossed on front board, spine sunned; tight binding; clean pages.


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Lowell and Abigail: a Realistic Idyll

By: Frear, Mary Dillingham

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Privately Printed: 1934

Seller ID: 7746

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial hardcover with drawing of native Hawaiian houses on the front board with white spine and gilt decoration and titles, spine lightly sunned; clean pages with many still uncut; pictorial endpapers; tight binding; deaccessioned from Nantucket Historical Association stamp on front pastedown--no other marks; .


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The Earl of Beaconsfield

By: Froude, J. A.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Company: 1906-1919

Seller ID: 13947

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+; Full red leather with round corners and gilt page tops, rubbed, tiny nick out of back cover and spine head frayed with small splitat back; clean pages; tight binding; index.


A China Passage

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Seller ID: 14173

ISBN: 0395166152

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good; Blue cloth hardcover with yellow titles, spine sunned; map end paper; clean pages; tight binding.


Anything Goes The Jazz Age Adventures of Neysa McMein and Her Extravagant Circle of Friends

By: Gallagher, Brian

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Times Books: 1987

Seller ID: 14519

ISBN: 0812912152

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket; Beige hardcover with red cloth spine and gilt titles and decoration; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding illustrated.


Belles on Their Toes

By: Gilbreth, Frank B Jr; and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Thomas Crowell: 1953

Seller ID: 11496

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Orange hardcover with black titles; DJ worn, in mylar; clean pages; tight binding; 237 pages.


The B. O. W. S.

By: Gillmore, Maregalo; Patricia Collinge

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1945

Seller ID: 14510

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+; Yellow cloth hardcover with black spine titles, spine sunned, moderate soiling; SIGNED with dedication by author Patricia Collinge (Irish-American actress, dramatist, and writer) ; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


The Kingdom of Swing

By: Goodman, Benny; Irving Kolodin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Stackpole Sons: 1939

Seller ID: 14427

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with silver titles and decoration; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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Joseph Conrad Giant in Exile

By: Gurko, Leo

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1965

Seller ID: 14070

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Maroon cloth hardcover with white titles; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding.


China to Me A Partial Autobiography

By: Hahn, Emily

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 14172

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Red cloth hardcover with heavily sunned spine and black spine titles, ; blind embossed author's Initials on front board; unmarked pages; tight binding. Emily Hahn is considered by many to be a literary treasure that deserves to be rediscovered.


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The Life and Letters of James Monroe Taylor The Biography of an Educator

By: Haight, Elizabeth Hazelton

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton: 1919

Seller ID: 13118

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good-; Maroon cloth hardcover with gilt titles on the front board, black spine titles; frontispiece, light foxing; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; back hinge cracked.


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Eminent Asians: Six Great Personalities of the New East

By: Hall, Josef Washington

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, D Appleton & Co: 1929

Seller ID: 12490

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+; Black cloth hardcover with yellow paste on title labels, nick on spine edge, moderate discoloration on boards; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's bookplate.


Getting to Nantucket An Artist's Journey

By: Hallam, Kerry and Jeff Moses

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mt. Pleasant, SC, Corinthian Books: 2000

Seller ID: 14200

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Navy hardcover with gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding.


The Vicious Circle The Story of the Algonquin Round Table

By: Harriman, Margaret Case

Price: $28.95

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1951

Seller ID: 14499

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Gray hardcover with brown cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated by Al Hirschfeld;


The Man Behind the Legend, Colonel Lawrence ( of Arabia) New and Enlarged Edition

By: Hart, Liddell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1937

Seller ID: 14445

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with blind stamped titles on the front board and gilt spine titles; frontispiece; clean pages, deckeled fore edges; tight binding; illustrated with maps and photographs.


Act One An Autobiography

By: Hart, Moss

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1959

Seller ID: 14514

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Beige cloth hardcover with black and red spine titles; DJ rubbed, spine head chipped, price clipped; clean pages; tight binding.


Listen to the Stories Nat Hentoff on Jazz and Country Music

By: Hentoff, Nat

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Collins: 1995

Seller ID: 14413

ISBN: 0060190477

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket; Purple hardcover with black cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; index.