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The Duchess of Dino - A Life of Dorothea of Courland, Mistress to Tallyrand

by Ziegler, Philip

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Used - Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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First Edition
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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London: Collins. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. 382 pages; Contents clean and secure in original bright red cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket. The unique and fascinating life of Talleyrand’s niece, Dorothea Courland, Duchess of Dino, will grab readers’ attention and hold it fast. This first English-language biography of the Duchess… Read more about this item
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Materials for the Life of Shakespeare

Materials for the Life of Shakespeare

by Butler, Pierce

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Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1930. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. x, (2), 200 pages; Clean and secure in original brown cloth binding in very gooddustjacket with minor wear at head of spine and two old clear tape internal repairs. This volume assembles the most important of the early sketches, anecdotes, biographies,… Read more about this item
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J. H. McCLELLAND  [Steel Engraved Portrait]

J. H. McCLELLAND [Steel Engraved Portrait]

by Cushing, Thomas

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Published
1889
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Print
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Chicago: A. Warner Co.. Very Good. 1889. Print. 1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of J. H. McClelland extracted from Cushing's History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Including its Early Settlement... also Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men. Chicago: A. Warner & Co., 1889. The portrait measures 10" by 7" with the image and facsimile autograph centered; protective tissue guard… Read more about this item
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Crucifixion [The Bitter Narrative of a Red Cross Ambulence Driver's  Disillustions]

Crucifixion [The Bitter Narrative of a Red Cross Ambulence Driver's Disillustions]

by Kimmel, Stanley ; (1894 -1982)

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Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1922
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Paperback
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New York: Gothic Publishing Co. Very Good+. 1922. First Edition. Paperback. 94 pages; New York: Very Good+. 1922. First Edition. 94 pages; Clean and secure in original black wrappers with red lettering, tiny chip at bottom corner of yapped wrappers, minor wear at head of spine. A native of Southern Illinois, Stanley Kimmel, known for "The Mad… Read more about this item
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The Many Lives of Otto Kahn

The Many Lives of Otto Kahn

by Matz, Mary Janec

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Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
Published
1963
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Hardcover
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New York: MacMillan Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. x, (2), 299 pages; New York: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. X, (2) , 299 pages; Clean and secure in original brown cloth binding in edgeworn chipped dustjacket. Otto Hermann Kahn was a German-born American investment banker,… Read more about this item
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Ena L. Yonge 1895-1971 [Obituary]

Ena L. Yonge 1895-1971 [Obituary]

by Felland, Nordis

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Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1972
Binding
Printed Wrappers
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New York: Geographical Review. Very Good. 1972. First Edition Thus. Printed Wrappers. 4 pages; New York: Very Good. 1972. First Edition Thus. Geographical Review, 62, 1972, pp.414-417; 4 pages; Clean and secure in original printed card wrappers; faint fold at center. A offprint of a four page obituary of Ena L. Yonge written by Nordis Felland and… Read more about this item
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GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY - From Cripple Creek to Samarkand An Autobiography
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GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY - From Cripple Creek to Samarkand An Autobiography

by Thomas, Lowell ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr.'s copy]

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Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; Ninth
Published
1976
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Hardcover
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New York: William Morrow. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1976. First Edition; Ninth. Hardcover. Autograph; 349 pages; Contents clean and secure in original binding in Very Good dustjacket. Inscribed and Signed by the author on half-title "Here it is, Kim -- / but I don't recommend it! // Lowell Thomas" Laid … Read more about this item
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I Remember, I Remember [Signed by Author]
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I Remember, I Remember [Signed by Author]

by Maurois, Andre ; [SIGNED]

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Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
Third Edition
Published
1942
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper and Bros.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1942. Third Edition. Hardcover. 310 pages; Contents clean and secure in original blue cloth binding in chipped and worn dustjacket. Inscribed and Signed by the author in the halftitle -- " Pour le Docteur & Mrs. Gardiner / parce que les amis de bon amis… Read more about this item
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The Chronicle of Catherine Eddy Beveridge An American Girl Travels into  the Twentieth Century

The Chronicle of Catherine Eddy Beveridge An American Girl Travels into the Twentieth Century

by Beveridge, Albert J. ; Radomsky, Susan ; [SIGNED]

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780761833352
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New York: Hamilton Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Autograph; 256 pages; Clean and secure in original binding. Inscribed and signed by the author on the titlepage "October 2007 / A Story about an elegant lady / for an elegant lady / Affectionately / Albert" Catherine Eddy Beveridge's life… Read more about this item
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MY HEART BELONGS
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MY HEART BELONGS

by Martin, Mary ; [SIGNED to Roger Stevens]

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Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Published
1976
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Hardcover
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New York: William Morrow. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Autograph; Contents clean and secure in original binding in very good dustjacket with minor creases on inner flaps. Inscribed and SIGNED in red marker by Mary Martin on the halftitle: "August 22nd, 1977 / To / Roger and… Read more about this item
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JOE BIDEN - A Presidency for All Americans The 59th Presidential  Inauguration Official Commemorative Edition

JOE BIDEN - A Presidency for All Americans The 59th Presidential Inauguration Official Commemorative Edition

by Kennerly, David Hume ; Peter Souza ; Jon Meacham (Introduction)

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As New in As New dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
2023
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781954081482
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Goff Books. As New in As New dust jacket. 2023. First Edition. Hardcover. 192 pages; Clean and fresh book and dustjacket with original shrinkwrap (opened). Wonderfully illustrated with colour photographs, this large format book memorializes the events of the 59th Presidential Inauguration of President Joe Biden in 2021. Every event from his inaugural address to… Read more about this item
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Obituary Addresses Delivered On The Occasion Of The Death Of Zachary  Taylor, President of the United States, in the Senate and House of  Representatives, July 10, 1850 with the Funeral Sermons by Rev. Smith  Pyne, DD, Rector of St. John's Church, Washington, Preached in the  Presidential Mansion, July 13, 1850

Obituary Addresses Delivered On The Occasion Of The Death Of Zachary Taylor, President of the United States, in the Senate and House of Representatives, July 10, 1850 with the Funeral Sermons by Rev. Smith Pyne, DD, Rector of St. John's Church, Washington, Preached in the Presidential Mansion, July 13, 1850

by Pyne, Smith ; Millard Fillmore ; et alus

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First Edition
Published
1850
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Removed Document
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Washington: William M. Belt. Very Good-. 1850. First Edition. Removed Document. 107 pages; Contents clean and complete, lacking wrappers; some offsetting to titlepage from frontispiece illustration of Zachary Taylor Commemorative medal, engraved by W. L. Ormsby OCLC 12780234 Contents include speeches by some members of Congress, a sermon by Rev. Smith Pyne… Read more about this item
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Castlereagh

Castlereagh

by Hinde, Wendy; [Susan Mary Alsop 's copy]

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1981
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780002163088
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London: Collins. Very Good. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 320 pages; Some pencil markings made by Susan Mary Alsop on several pages; otherwise contents clean and secure in original cloth binding with gilt lettering at spinein very good dustjacket. This was a reference book for Alsop's research for her book The Congress Dances: Vienna 1814-1815. … Read more about this item
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ALEXANDRE I - Le Sphinx du Nord
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ALEXANDRE I - Le Sphinx du Nord

by Troyat, Henri ; [Susan Mary Alsop's copy]

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Published
1981
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Paris: Flammarion. Very Good. 1981. Paperback. From the collection of Susan Mary Alsop, with her manuscript notes laid-in keyed to some ink markings in the text, particularly in the chapter on Le Congres de Vienne. This was a reference source for Alsop's book The Congress Dances: Vienna 1814-1815. From the collection of Susan Mary … Read more about this item
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The Ordered Web - Essays in Resurrection [Signed By Author]
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The Ordered Web - Essays in Resurrection [Signed By Author]

by Davis, John Claiborne ; [SIGNED] ; [Kermit Roosevelt, Jr.]

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
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Paperback
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Washington: Heritage Printers, Inc.. Near Fine. 1986. First Edition. Paperback. Autograph; 216 pages; Clean and secure in original card wrappers in very good printed dustjacket. On ffep " Given to Polly and Kim [Roosevelt] / December 30, 1989 / by the Author" Also laid-in is a manuscript note Signed by the author -- "Dear Mrs. Roosevelt… Read more about this item
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The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury
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The Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury

by Dircks, Will H. ; [Kermit Roosevelt Jr.]

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Published
1888
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Hardcover
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London: Walter Scott. Very Good. 1888. Hardcover. 193, (1), (16) ads pages; Contents clean and secure in original brown polished buckram binding; slight lean. Owner's name signed on ffep "Kim Roosevelt" Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was a career intelligence officer who… Read more about this item
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ANTONY (Viscount Knebworth) - A Record of Youth
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ANTONY (Viscount Knebworth) - A Record of Youth

by Earl of Lytton ; [Susan Mary Jay Alsop]

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First Edition
Published
1936
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Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, (1), 368 pages; Owner's signature on ffep - "Susan Jay [Alsop] / March 1936" otherwise clean and secure in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover; faded spot at lower corner of front board. With a Foreword by J.M.Barrie.… Read more about this item
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Coke of Norfolk and His Friends -- The Life of Thomas William Coke, First  Earl of Leicester of Holkham,  containing an account of his ancestry,  surroundings, public services & private friendships & including many  unpublished letters from noted men of his Day
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Coke of Norfolk and His Friends -- The Life of Thomas William Coke, First Earl of Leicester of Holkham, containing an account of his ancestry, surroundings, public services & private friendships & including many unpublished letters from noted men of his Day

by Stirling, Anna Maria Wilhelmina ; [Susan Mary Alsop]

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1912
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Hardcover
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London: The Bodley Head. Very Good. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. 632 pages; Former owner's name on ffep "Patten / 1922" Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine (rubbed away) and coat of arms on front cover; lower corner bumped, spine darkened. Illustrated with 22 reproductions from prints. Thomas… Read more about this item
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MAVERICK A Director's Personal Experience in Opera & Theater
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MAVERICK A Director's Personal Experience in Opera & Theater

by Corsaro, Frank ; Julius Rudel ; Lee Strasberg ; [Roger L. Stevens' copy]

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Published
1978
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Hardcover
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New York: Vanguard Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Autograph; 318 pages; Inscribed and SIGNED on ffep -- "For Roger -- / friend and buddy / in endurance! / God Bless / Frank Corsaro" Clean and secure in original red cloth binding in very nice dustjacket. A lovely association copy from one theater… Read more about this item
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AUDUBON - A Biography

AUDUBON - A Biography

by Chancellor, John

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; Second Printing
Published
1978
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670140534
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 224 pages; Clean and secure in original binding in very nice dustjacket. A superbly illustrated biography drawn heavily on Audubon's own journals, which offer revealing insights into the character and life of th is singular man. Reproductions of… Read more about this item
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