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Personal History

By: Sheean, Vincent

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1940-1953

Seller ID: 14334

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Green linen cloth over stiff cardboard with gold Kent torchbearer image within gold outline; above image is smaller enclosed square label in red with gold lettering on front board (Style 8) , spine with Kent torchbearer followed by label in red with gold lettering, tiny dent on front board; clean pages; tight binding; ndex; 436 pages.


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My India, My America

By: Shridharani, Krishnalal

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Garden City, Halcyon House: 1943

Seller ID: 13052

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; NOT A REPRINT; Red cloth hardcover with black spine titles, spine sunned; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep; index.


Two Steps Down

By: Shurrocks, Alice Albertson

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Inquirer & Mirror Press: 1953

Seller ID: 14320

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+; Rare Nantucket classic of the author's Quaker childhood in the house that was the birthplace of Maria Mitchell; Foreward by Edouard A. Stackpole; 75 pages.


Two Steps Down

By: Shurrocks, Alice Albertson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Inquirer & Mirror Press: 1953

Seller ID: 14321

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good; Rare Nantucket classic of the author's Quaker childhood in the house that was the birthplace of Maria Mitchell; Foreward by Edouard A. Stackpole; 75 pages.


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Golden Bones An Extraordinary Journey from Hell in Cambodia to a New Life in America

By: Siv, Sichan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2008

Seller ID: 11189

ISBN: 0061375411

Binding: Paperback

Condition: New; Brand new pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; 320 pages.


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The Life of Nelson

By: Southey, Robert

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1903

Seller ID: 13503

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Full leather hardcover with gilt embossed decoration and seal of Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby on front board; marbled end papers and page edges; presentation certificate on inside front board; clean page except for minor foxing on free pages; tight binding.


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Forty of Boston's Immortals

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1910

Seller ID: 12161

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Very Good; Brown paperback with red and black titles and decoration; former owner's name on front cover; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; unpaginated.


Gatekeeper To Los Alamos Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin

By: Steeper, Nancy Cook

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos Historical Society: 2005

Seller ID: 14732

ISBN: 0941232301

Binding: Trade Paperback

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; SIGNED with dedication by author; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


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Selected Writings of Thomas De Quincey

By: Stern, Philip Van Doren (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1937

Seller ID: 14075

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Brick cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding.


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The Letters of Madame The Correspondence of Elizabeth-Charlotte of Bavaria, Princess Palatine, Duchess of Orleans, Called "Madame" At the Court of King Louis XIV 1661-1708

By: Stevenson, Gertrude Scott

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Seller ID: 14037

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good; Black cloth hardcover with gilt titles, spine sunned and titles illegible, spine head frayed; foxing on end papers; text pages and illustrations clean; tight binding; ffep missing..


Alberta Hunter A Celebration in Blues

By: Taylor, Frank C.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill: 1987

Seller ID: 14523

ISBN: 0070631719

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Red hardcover with black cloth spine and copper titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; discography; index.


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Five Sea Captains Their Own Accounts of Voyages under Sail

By: Teller, Walter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1960

Seller ID: 13187

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket; Red cloth blind enbossed hardcover with gilt titles; DJ scuffed and chipped; clean pages; tight binding


Image for From Log Cabin to the White House The Life of James A. Garfield, Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Assassination, Death, Funeral

From Log Cabin to the White House The Life of James A. Garfield, Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Assassination, Death, Funeral

By: Thayer, William M.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Park Publishing Company: 1881

Seller ID: 14126

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Quarter black leather and brown cloth bound hardcover with gilt spine titles and decoration, rubbed; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece with facsimile Garfield signature and tissue guard; tight binding; engravings with tissue guards and additonal black and white illustrations; minor repairs; 478 pages.


Saga of a Yankee Whaleman

By: Thomas, Sylvia

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Trustees of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1981

Seller ID: 14721

ISBN: 0960552405

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Blu cloth hardcover with gilt titles; DJ rubbed, small tear at top front panel; clean pages; tight binding illustrated; bibliogrpahy; 132 pages.


Walden Or Life in the Woods

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 14255

Binding: Hardcover

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


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The Mad Monk of Russia Iliodor

By: Trufanoff (Iliodor) , Sergei Michailovich

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Century Company: 1918

Seller ID: 13981

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good; Redcloth hardcover with black and gilt decoration and spine titles, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated (fold-out intact).


Fats Waller His Life and Times

By: Vance, Joel

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1977

Seller ID: 14420

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Red hardcover with white spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


The Trials of Anthony Burns

By: Von Frank, Albert J

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 7886

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket; Green hardcover with black spine and gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; notes, bibliography, index; 409 pages.


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The House of Exile

By: Waln, Nora

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1933

Seller ID: 14005

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+; Orange cloth hardcover with black titles and decoration, spine sunned and head frayed; frontispiece; clean but aged pages; tight binding; front hinge repaired..


T. H. White A Biography

By: Warner, Sylvia Townsend

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape With Chatto & Windus: 1967

Seller ID: 14496

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Red cloth hardcover with glt spine titles; clean pages, illustrated end papers; tight binding; DJ, tears on spine.