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Whole Lives : Shapers of Modern Biography

By Reed Whittemore

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover--half-cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 184 pages; black quarter cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear, Binding tight, paper cream white, In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with a store price sticker on thge back panel that is only prtially removed.

$7.50

The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking
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The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking

By C. Maury Devine, Claudia M. Dissel & Kim D. Parrish

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 302 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, BUT paper moderately yellowed, in a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$12.50

A Bibliography of American Autobiographies

By Louis Kaplan and James Tyler Cook, et al

Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, 1961. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex-library copy with significant marking to the endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, xii + 372 pages, gray cloth. A very good, generally clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear, but some discoloration from tape to the exterior cloth. In a very good dust jacket with light edge wear and color fading to the margins and a library mark to the backstrip.

$12.50

Bibliography of Historical Works Issued in the United Kingdom 1971-1975

By Rosemary Taylor

London, England: Institute of Historical Research-London University ( I H R), 1977. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xiii + 272 pages, stiff blue wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat sturdy soft cover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$12.50

Editing American Historical Documents (separate from the Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society; Volume 78 (1966)

By L. H. Butterfield

Cambridge, Massachusetts: John Wilson / Massachusetts Historical Society, 1966. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. 'off-print' of this article issued by the Massachusetts Historical Society from their annual Proceeedings.Pamphlet style octavo, 9 1/2" tall, pages 81 to 104 (24 pages), stiff gray printed wraps. A near fine, clean, lightly worn, binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

100 Essential Lincoln Books
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100 Essential Lincoln Books

By Michael Burkhimer

Nashville, TN: Cumberland House Publishing, 2003. First edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xii + 193 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine clean neat soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to the present day; revised edition. .

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe; revised by Irving Weiss and Anne Weiss

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers, and title page--dust jacket flaps glued to endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 834 pages, gilt titles, black cloth. An otherwise very good, sturdy hardcover with minor shelf wear, generally clean; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped with flaps attached. Still a very good reference copy.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to 1940

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe

New York, New York: Gramercy Publishing, 1943. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 858 pages, gilt titles, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Famous First Facts: a record of first happenings, discoveries and inventions in the United States

By Joseph Nathan Kane

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 7 7/8" tall, 757 pages, gilt spine titles, black cloth. A very good minus, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth slightly fraying at top and bottom edgeswith fore-corner tips through to boards; light soiling to the cover cloth, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

1970 Best Books for Children; a Catalog of 4000 titles ( including adult books for young children)

By Doris Solomon et al; Library Journal Book Review

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1970. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "4000 approved books all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, Books of fact and fancy, old favorites, and new titles Recommended by School Library Journal and others." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 272 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

The Reader's Guide to Everyman's Library: Everyman's Library #1889

By Donald Armstrong Ross (editor)

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton / J.M. Dent, 1948. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very goodGood. A bibliography of the Everyman's Library through 1976. 16mo, 7" tall, xxviii + 596 pages; stiff red printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat, soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, binding solid but the first thirty pages obviously cracked and reglued, paper cream, with previous owner's notation written on front endpaper.

$6.50

A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American; including translations from foreign languages containing about 4,500 references; with copious indexes and a historical appendix

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: Swan Sonnenschein / Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8", vii + 610 pages + 4 ads, gilt titles on green cloth. A good original copy overall, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, some fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper clean and light to moderately yellowed.A good reference copy.

$19.00

A Readers' Guide to Irish Literature

By Stephen J. Brown, S.J. [james]

London, England: Longmans, Green & Co., 1910. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -/Without dust jacket. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, xii + 226 pages; gilt titles on red cloth. A very good minus original edition over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing to spine and fore-corner tips, slight exterior soiling; endpapers foxing, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed. Lacking dust jacket

$19.00

Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels; An English-Language Selection, 1946-1987.
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Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels; An English-Language Selection, 1946-1987.

By David Pringle; foreword by Brian Aldiss

New York, New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1989. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 278 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, soft cover, with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Dramatic Bibliography: an annotated list of books on the history and criticism of the Drama and Stage and on the Allied Arts of the Theatre

By Blanch M. Baker; Milton Smith (introduction)

New York, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1933. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 320 pages, gilt spine titles, blue cloth. A very good, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light soiling to the cover cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, some foxing to theendpapers and a previois owner's name penned on front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Eighteenth Century: a Current Bibliography n. s. 3 -- for 1977

By Robert R. Allen

Brooklyn, New York: AMS Press, 1981. First Edition Text Book. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 318 pages, stiff green wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with minimal shelf wear or soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

A Guide to Historical Fiction

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: George Routledge and Sons/Macmillan Company, 1914. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -/Without dust jacket. An ex-library copy wiith marking to the spine and endpapers. Small quarto, 9 1/4" x 8 1/4", xv + 566 pages, maroon cloth. A very good minus over all, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$19.00

Publishing and Bookselling; A History from the Earliest Times to Present Day; with bibliography

By Frank Arthur Mumby; W.H. Peet

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1931. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 480 pages pages, black cloth, gilt spine titles. A good, solid, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the back strip, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some slight foxing started at the endpapers. Without dust jacket

$19.00

The Best Books of Our Time: a guide to good reading 1901 - 1925

By Asa Don Dickinson

Garden City, New York: H. W. Wilson, 1931. Early Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without Dustjacket. Originally published by Doubleday in 1928. Octavo 8" tall, 405 pages, gilt titles, green cloth. A very good, sound copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, but foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket. "Another clue to the literary labyrinth consisting of a list of one thousand best books published in the first quarter of the Twentieth Century, selected by the best authorities, accompanied by critical descriptions."

$9.50

The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed
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The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed

By William S. Peterson

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. First edition. Hard Cover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, b&w frontispiec, 123 pages with intertextual illustration + 16 color plates; gray cloth gilt spine titles; . A fine, clean, hardcover edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$35.00

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