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Jazz Is

By: Hentoff, Nat

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Ridge Press Book/Random House: 1974

Seller ID: 14419

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket; Light blue hardcover with blind embossed titles and blue cloth spine wuth silver titles, fade marks; DJ shelf worn; clean pages; tight binding illustrated.


Djuna The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes

By: Herring, Phillip

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 14508

ISBN: 0670849693

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Lack cloth spine and copper titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


American Jazz Music

By: Hobson, Wilder

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1939

Seller ID: 14423

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Blue hardcover with silver titles and decoration, spine lightly sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


Tracings A Book of Partial Portraits

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1993

Seller ID: 14435

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Cream hardcover with brown cloth spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.


Years of My Youth

By: Howells, W. D

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 14593

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with red and gilt titles, spine sunned; clean pages, gilt top edges, deckled fore edges; tight binding; genealogical list related to Thomas Jewett Hallowell tipped in front pastedown; frontispiece.


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The Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin

By: Howells, William Dean; John L Hayes

Price: $1,495.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Follett, Foster and Co: 1860

Seller ID: 11741

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Original blindstamped brown cloth hardcover with spine titles, minor wear and soiling; light to moderate moisture stains on top inside corners of first 18 pages; engraved portraits of Lincoln and Hamlin with tissue guards have moderate foxing; illustration of Republican Wigwam in Chicago clean; 20th century owner's bookplate and signature on front paste down and earlier owner's business stamp on ffep; tight binding.


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Thar She Blows!

By: Howland, Chester S.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Wilford Funk: 1951

Seller ID: 13231

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket; Orange hardcover with black sperm whale decoration on the front board and blue spine with white titles, spine sunned, DJ chipped, worn with large piece missing from spine; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Jazz Band My Life In Jazz

By: Hughes, V. E. & Max Kaminsky

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1981

Seller ID: 14418

ISBN: 0306801353

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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A Year in the Navy

By: Husband, Joseph

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1919

Seller ID: 10967

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Not a reprint. Navy cloth hardcover with gilt titles; generally clean pages with very light foxing on scattered pages; tight binding.


Bix Beiderbecke

By: James, B.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1961

Seller ID: 14409

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, minor soiling; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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At Sea on Land

By: James, Naomi

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson/Stanley Paul: 1981

Seller ID: 10481

ISBN: 0091446309

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Uncorrected proof, green paperback with black titles, minor shelf wear, sticker residue; literary agents address label on half title page; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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The Poetical Works and Other Writings of John Keats.... (Original 4-Volume Set)

By: Keats, Johm

Price: $595.00

Publisher: London, Reeves & Turner: 1883

Seller ID: 13817

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Original gilt decorated cloth bindings, rubbed, spines sunned; frontispieces with tissue guards; clean pages; tight bindings; illustrated; index; notes and appendices.


I'Ve Come a Long Way

By: Kuo, Helena (Kuo Gin-Ch'iu)

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton-Century: 1942

Seller ID: 14171

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good; Red cloth hardcover with author's name stamped in gilt in Chinese on the front board, sunned spine with black titles; black and white author photograph as frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding.


On-Islanders and Off-Islanders Both Look At Nantucket

By: Kynett, Harold H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Author: 1971

Seller ID: 14723

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Light blue hardcover with black titles and decoration and blue spine, paper label, sunned; Slipcover sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; b&w photographs; 200 pages; ships from Nantucket.


Fountains of Memory Nantucket Sprinkles Quiet

By: Kynett, Harold H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Author: 1972

Seller ID: 14724

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; Light blue hardcover with black titles and decoration and blue spine, paper label, sunned; Slipcover sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; b&w photographs; 192 pages; Ships from Nantucket.


Quaker Heritage Niceties of Nantucket

By: Kynett, Harold H.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Author: 1967

Seller ID: 14725

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light green hardcover with black titles and decoration and dark green spine, paper label; Slipcover lightly sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; b&w photographs; 168 pages; Ships from Nantucket.


Faraway At Eighty-Four Years Count with the Little Grey Lady of the Sea

By: Kynett, Harold H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Author: 1973

Seller ID: 14726

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light grey hardcover with brick red titles and decoration and brick red spine, paper label, sunned; Slipcover sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; b&w photographs; 207 pages; Ships from Nantucket. Printed card on author's passing and this was the final volume in the series laid in.


Unforgettable Intimacies Memories for Comfort

By: Kynett, Harold H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nantucket, Author: 1965

Seller ID: 14727

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Cream hardcover with black titles and decoration and charcoal spine, paper label, sunned; Slipcover sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; b&w photographs; 159 pages; Ships from Nantucket.


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Passages from the Diary of Samuel Pepys

By: Le Gallienne, Richard (editor)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Modern Library: N.D.

Seller ID: 12988

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+; Red cloth hardcover, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding.


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The Eighth Promise: an American Son's Tribute to His Toisanese Mother

By: Lee, William Poy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Rodale: 2007

Seller ID: 11311

ISBN: 159486456X

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Brand new cream hardcover with blue spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding.