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Life, Art and Letters of George Inness

by INNESS, George, Jr.

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Published
1917
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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NY: The Century Co., 1917. Bound in green cloth, stamped in gold. TEG, Spine darkened. Small nick at top of spine. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown. Illustrated with portraits and many reproductions of painting. Some foxing to front 4 pages, back hinge starting. 290 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Monument to my Father" An on-going search for two identities. The story of Agnese Udinotti

by UDINOTTI, Agnese

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Scottsdale, AZ: Paradise House, 1989. Bound in stiff, black, glossy boards. A 156 pp. biography, lots of black and white illustrations. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt (4 volumes, complete)

by STANHOPE, Philip Henry (1805-1875)

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Published
1861
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Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$1,200.00

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London: John Murray, 1861. Bound in 1/2 brown morocco over red boards, five raised bands, All Edges Gilt, the first edition -- extra illustrated with the insertion of 132 engraved plates, including portraits of Pitt's contemporaries and many views. Among the portraits: Pitt, Stanhope, Edmund Burke, Frederick the Great, Lord Nelson, Talleyrand, et al. Contents: … Read more
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Paris: No Publisher, 1830. Printed in the 1800's; Originally dated in the early 17th century. Bound in 1/2 brown leather, five raised bands, over decorative boards (19th century binding?). TEG, Decorated endsheets. Some toning to endsheets. Contents: Procez et amples examinations sur la vie de Caresme-Prenant -- Traicté de Mariage entre Julian Peoger, dit… Read more
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$975.00
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Mark Twain, His Life and Work - A Biographical Sketch (Signed)

by CLEMENS, Will M.

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$145.00

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San Francisco: Clemens Publishing Co., 1892. Bound in green cloth, stamped in black. The first edition of this 211 pp. biography on Mark Twain by his nephew. Inscribed and signed to William F. Gable on the front free endpaper. Laid in is an advertising cut out from 1910 Philadelphia Record - "A Reminiscence of Mark… Read more
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The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard -- Volume 15 (Signed)

by HUBBARD, Elbert

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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NY: Roycroft Shop, 1913. Bound in three quarter tooled leather over tan cloth. one quarter leather, with stiff grey boards, stamped in gold. A most acceptable copy of this scarce (#433 of 1000) signed books by Mr. Hubbard. This is a book about seven notable folks from history, including Garibaldi, Oliver Cromwell, Thomas Paine, et al. … Read more
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The Don Quixote of Psychiatry (Signed + TLS Laid in)

by ROBINSON, Victor

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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NY: Historico - Medical Press, 1919. Bound in tan cloth over gray boards. Darkening to spine and edges of books. This is a 334 pp. Biography of S. V. Clevenger with illustrations and photos throughout. TLS in envelope from the author to a local book collector, Wm. F. Gable. . Inscribed By Author. First Edition.… Read more
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The Magaret Sanger Story and the Fight for Birth Control (Signed 2X)

by LADER, Lawrence

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$375.00

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NY: Doubleday, 1955. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold, lacks the dust jacket. Pictorial endsheets depicting Ms. Sanger. Inscribed and signed on Margaret Sanger's personal bookplate affixed to the half title and then signed again on a publisher's tipped in sheet. Inscribed to Hugh Moore, Co-Founder of Dixie cups in Easton, PA and… Read more
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A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates

by BAILEY, Blake

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312287214
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$20.00

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NY: Picador, 2003. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket with a picture of a young Yates on the front panel. A 671 pp. biography of Yates, the author of Revolutionary Road and speech writer for Robert F. Kennedy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.
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Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme

by DAUGHERTY, Terry

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312378684
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$20.00

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NY: St. Martin's Press, 2009. Bound in stiff gray boards, stamped in silver in matching dust jacket. A full length portrait of the artist says John Barth. 581 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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John Wanamaker, King of Merchants (Signed)

by Zulker, William A.

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780963628404
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$19.00

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Wayne, PA: Eaglecrest Pr, 1993. Bound in black cloth over yellow boards in bright illustrated dust jacket. A 236 pp. illustrated biography of the king of the Philadelphia merchants. As new copy -- inscribed and signed by the author. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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The Young Nietzsche

by FORSTER-NIETZSHCHE, Frau

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Published
1913
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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London: Heinemann, 1913. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold, lacking the dust jacket. Typical yellowing to end sheets, but a tight, clean copy. The first edition of this 399 pp. biography written by his sister. Illustrated. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
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Rizzo

by Hamilton, Fred

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Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670600724
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$29.50

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NY: Viking, 1973. Bound in black cloth, stamped in red, in matching dust jacket with a photo of Rizzo on the front panel. A tight, clean copy of this 209 pp. book on the controversial mayor of Philly. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Black Boy; A Record of Childhood and Youth

by WRIGHT, Richard

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Published
1945
Condition
VG++
Edition
Fifth Edition
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$27.50

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1945. Introductory note by Dorothy Canfield Fisher; some light chipping to DW; Dust jacket maintains the $2.50 price. An acceptable early reprint that is getting hard to find in dustwrapper (due to the spartan materials used); 228pp.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG+.
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The Apprenticeship of Ernest Hemingway

by FENTON, Charles

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
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$22.00

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NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1954. Bound in yellow boards, stamped in black and gold in matching dust jacket. Overall a tight, clean copy of this 302 pp. book on Hemingway's early years. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.
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And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life

by Shields, Charles J.

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Published
2011
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805086935
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$15.00

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NY: Henry Holt and Co., 2011. Bound in blue boards, stamped in white. The first edition of this 523 pp. Biography on Mr. Vonnegut, Illistrated. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.
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Out of My Life and Thought

by Schweitzer, Albert

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$23.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1989. Bound in full tandecorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets; a.e.g.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Library of Great Lives" series. 273 pp. "As new" copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published).
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De Gaulle (Intro. By Richard Nixon)

by CROZIER, Brian

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Published
1973
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1973. Bound in full black decorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets; a.e.g.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Library of Great Lives" series. 726 pp. "As new" copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published).
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James Hutton - A Memoir (Limited)

by BOYNTON, Mary; Tyler, Dorothy

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$27.50

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Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., 1990. Bound in gray boards, stamped in black. This is #23 of 200 copies. 133 pp. Biography on the Educator/Author. Previous owner's inscription to front end paper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Luce and His Empire

by SWANBERG, W.A.

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1989. Bound in full green decorated leather stamped in gold, sans DW, as published; moire end sheets; all edges gilt.; silk book ribbon; Part of the publisher's "Library of Great Lives" series. 529 pp. "As new" copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (as published).
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