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cover of The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue

The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue

by Klein, Robert

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Published
2006
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Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780684854892
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. "A Child of the Fifties Looks Back" Signed and inscribed to Alanna on title page. First Thus (first trade paperback edition) with full numberline 8vo size trade paperback; 359 pages with a few black and white photographs From back cover: "For more than forty years Robert Klein has entertained… Read more
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My Father's Glory and My Mother's Castle: Memories of Childhood

by Pagnol, Marcel

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Published
1995
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Good
Edition
5th
ISBN
9780865472570
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New York: North Point Press, 1995. 342 pages. With Foreword and Recipe by Alice Waters. Translated from the French by Rita Barisse. From back of book: "Bathed in the warm clarity of hte summer sun of Provance, Marcel Pagnol's childhood memories celebrate a time of rare beauty and delight... Pagnol recalls his days hunting and fishing in… Read more
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No Greater Sacrifice, No Greater Love: a Son's Journey to Normandy

by Carter, Walter Ford

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Published
2004
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781588341594
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$18.00

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Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 2004. Rare Signed First Edition. Flat signed by author on half title page. First Edition with full numberline. 8vo size hardcover with photo illustrated dust jacket; 199 pages illustrated with black and white photographs. From jacket: "This is a powerful story of heroism, loss and love in… Read more
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cover of Ruins and Roses

Ruins and Roses

by Brown, Gertrude

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Published
1994
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Very Good
Edition
First
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1994. 8vo size red clothbound hardcover with gold titles and decorations on spine and cover; 106 bright, white pages with a center section of black and white photographs and a black and white photo frontispiece Primary families included in these memoirs are those of: Gertrude Cohen Michel Brown Hyman Cohen Leopold (Lee) Strouse Michel Sidney Alfred Brown … Read more
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cover of A Welsh Story

A Welsh Story

by Varney, Joyce

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Published
1965
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Good
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First
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1965. First Printing 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 313 pages. A magazine article on Wales is tucked into book. From jacket: "Before Joyce James was born, in a small mining town in Wales, her charming but errant father, Bill the Bet, was killed in a mineshaft explosion. Soon after Joyce's arrival,… Read more
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cover of Beyond the Babylift:  A Story of an Adoption

Beyond the Babylift: A Story of an Adoption

by Purdy, Pamela Chatterton

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Published
1987
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Good
ISBN
9780687030828
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$21.00

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Abingdon Press, 1987. Very rare signed copy. Signed and inscribed by the author and the author's daughter, Jessica Purdy, on fep. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 207 bright, white pages with black and white drawings by the author. The back of jacket has photographs of the author and her son Stephen, the subject of this book.… Read more
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cover of Cheerful Money:  Me, My Family, and the Last Days of WASP Splendor

Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of WASP Splendor

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Published
2009
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Good
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
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$6.00

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Boston: Little Brown, 2009. 8vo size trade paperback; 348 pages with a section of black and white photographs. Covers are unique to proof with front cover saying "Coming in September" and back cover stating both "Advance Reading Copy" and "Uncorrected Proof." Back cover also includes marketing and promotion information. From back: "The author's family is nothing… Read more
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cover of City Lawyer:  The Autobiography of a Law Practice

City Lawyer: The Autobiography of a Law Practice

by Hays, Arthur Garfield

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Published
1942
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Good
Edition
First
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. First Edition 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on spine; 482 toned pages. Arthur Garfield Hayes (1881–1954) was a prominent American lawyer who headlined many notable cases. He maintained both a private practice and served as general counsel of the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) from 1920 until his… Read more
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cover of The Memoirs of Elias Canetti

The Memoirs of Elias Canetti

by Canetti, Elias

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Published
2000
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Good
ISBN
9780374527143
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$41.00

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Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. Includes: The Tongue Set Free The Torch in My Ear The Play of the Eyes 8vo size trade paperback; 834 pagesElias Canetti (1905 - 1994) was a German language author of fiction, nonfiction and plays. Among his many literary awards, Canetti was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981. From back:… Read more
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cover of Fear No Evil

Fear No Evil

by Sharansky, Natan

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Published
1988
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780394558783
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New York: Random House, 1988. Flat Signed by author on half title page. Stated First Edition. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 437 pages with black and white photographs on glossy stock; author and family photo on back of jacket. From jacket: "(The author) is world-renowned for his defiance of the Kremlin. Fear No Evil… Read more
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cover of A Reason to Live

A Reason to Live

by Robinson, John Harold

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Published
1988
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Good
Edition
Numbered
ISBN
9780916693121
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$175.00

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Memphis, Tennessee: Castle Books, 1988. Very rare signed, numbered title. Numbered, inscribed and signed by author on fep. The frontispiece, a drawing of the author's wife, is also signed by her. One of the American Heroes series. 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 445 bright, white pages with some black… Read more
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cover of Family Matters, Tribal Affairs

Family Matters, Tribal Affairs

by Revard, Carter

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Published
1998
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Good
ISBN
9780816518432
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$8.00

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University of Arizona Press, 1998. 8vo size trade paperback; 202 pages From back: "Told with grace and wit, Family Matters, Tribal Affairs is a moving memoir by one of our most accomplished Native American poets...this story - told in a rich variety of vignettes and voices - about a family, about one man, about many people." Ex-library… Read more
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cover of Winter Season:  A Dancer's Journal

Winter Season: A Dancer's Journal

by Bentley, Toni

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ISBN
9780813027050
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University Press of Florida with a new Preface by the Author 8vo size trade paperback; 150 pages From back: "An irresistible look at one of the world's great dance companies, Winter Season is also a sensitive, intimate, and painfully honest account of the emotional and intellectual development of a young woman dedicated to one of the most… Read more
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cover of Salty:  A Recollection of a Yankee in Politics

Salty: A Recollection of a Yankee in Politics

by Saltonstall, Leverett

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Published
1976
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Good
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Boston: Boston Globe, 1976. As told to Edward Weeks, Senior Editor Atlantic Monthly; Foreword by Robert L. Healy, Executive Editor of the Boston Globe 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 218 bright, white pages plus section of black and white photographs From jacket: "Few politicians in the 200 year history of the Republic have experienced such an… Read more
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cover of The Alphabet in My Hands:  A Writing Life

The Alphabet in My Hands: A Writing Life

by Agosin, Marjorie

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Published
1999
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Good
ISBN
9780813527048
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New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1999. 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 187 pages with some black and white photographs From jacket: "Agosin's childhood and early adolescence were spent with her Jewish family in Chile in the 1960s and 1970s... Agosin because keenly aware of her dual identity in her country, both as… Read more
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cover of Peter Mayle's Provence

Peter Mayle's Provence

by Mayle, Peter

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Abridged
ISBN
9781559272469
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$11.00

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Los Angeles, CA: Audio Renaissance, 1991. Includes A Year in Provence & Toujours Provence Read by the author and Patrick Macnee An illustrated cardstock slipcase holds the two difference tape cases, both integrated cases with illustrated card stock covers and interior plastic trays which hold the two (each) cassettes. A Year in Provence Abridged on two… Read more
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Serving in Silence

by Cammermeyer, Margarethe with Chris Fisher

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Published
1994
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Good
ISBN
9780453009058
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$11.00

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St. Paul, MN: Penguin High Bridge Audio, 1994. From back of package: "Intense media coverage of former Colonel Cammermeyer's dismissal from the U.S. Army has stirred debate... Her Bronze Star for duty in Vietnam, her being named Nurse of the Year and her role as Chief Nurse of the Washington National Guard...abruptly ended in 1992..." In 1989,… Read more
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cover of The Real Diary of a Real Boy

The Real Diary of a Real Boy

by Shute, Henry A.

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Published
1967
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Good
Edition
First Thus
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$35.00

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Peterborough, New Hampshire: The Richard Smith Co. Inc, 1967. 8vo size hardcover with illustrated dust jacket; 194 pages with full page black and white illustrations and illustrated endpapers (and jacket) by Tasha Tudor. From jacket: "Plupy Shute's "Diry" makes up in wit all that it lacks in spelling. It is also an authentic chronicle of a boy's… Read more
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cover of Tigres of the Night

Tigres of the Night

by Howe, Robert W. & Justin R. Howe

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Published
2003
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Good
ISBN
9781413415032
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$26.00

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2003. The true story of Juan and Amalia Arcos, naturalists and lay missionaries in the jungle of eastern Ecuador, 1922-2003 Signed by co-author Robert Howe on half title page. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 373 pages with some black and white photographs. Color photo illustrated dust jacket. From jacket: "Tigres of the Night is… Read more
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cover of Hope Abandoned

Hope Abandoned

by Mandelstam, Nadezhda

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Published
1976
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Good
ISBN
9780140041866
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$18.00

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New York: Penguin Books, 1976. 12mo size mass market paperback; 766 tanned pages Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899 -1980) was a Russian Jewish writer and the wife and widow of poet Osip Mandelstam. This is the second volume of her autobiography. From back: "(This book) complements Nadezhda Mandelstam's previous volume which describes the last years of her husband… Read more
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