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cover of Elias Hicks Quaker Liberal

Elias Hicks Quaker Liberal

by Forbush, Bliss

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Published
1956
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1956. Foreword by Frederick B. Tolles 8vo size light green clothbound hardcover with red titles on the spine; 355 pages with index with black and white frontispiece and several other full page black and white illustrations No jacket, but the flap from the jacket has been clipped and pasted to the ffep. … Read more
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cover of Beethoven the Creator

Beethoven the Creator

by Rolland, Romain

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Published
1929
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. Translated by Ernest Newman 8vo size green clothbound hardcover; 432 deckled edged pages with black and white frontispiece, more than two dozen illustrations and sheet music throughout the book. Contents include: Portrait of Beethoven in his 30th year The Eroica The Appassionata Leonora Appendices: Beethoven's Deafness A Beethoven Sketch-Book of 1800… Read more
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cover of Clement Greenberg:  A Life

Clement Greenberg: A Life

by Rubenfeld, Florence

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Published
1997
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Acceptable
Edition
First
ISBN
9780684191102
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$8.00

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New York: Scribner, 1997. First Edition with full numberline 8vo size hardcover with photo illustrated dust jacket; 336 pages plus a section of black and white photographs on glossy stock From jacket flap: "Clement Greenberg was born in the Bronx in 1909, the child of Jewish immigrants from Polish Lithuania. He attended Syracuse University... by 1935… Read more
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cover of Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan

by Benson, Michael

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Published
2000
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780822596929
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Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 2000. 112 glossy pages illustrated throughout with color and black and white photographs. Color photo illustrated covers. From back of book: "Gloria Estafan's life was altered forever in 1990. A semitrailer truck crushed the singer-songwriter's tour bus, and Gloria's back was broken. Fans were amazed when she was back on stage, singing… Read more
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Bird: The Making of a Sports Legend

by Levine, Lee Daniel

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Published
1988
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780070374775
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$12.00

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New York: McGraw Hill, 1988. Signed (first name only) and inscribed by author on fep. First Edition with full numberline. 343 pages plus three sections of black and white photographs on glossy stock. Color photo illustrates front of dust jacket while back of dust jacket is a collection of black and white photographs. From jacket: "Larry Bird,… 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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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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The Renaissance

by Pater, Walter

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New York: Modern Library Red clothbound hardcover with black title block on spine and front cover; gray M and book endpapers feature the Modern Library logo in the center. 199 pages with dark blue topstain followed by a several page listing of other Modern Library titles. Introduction by Arthur Symons Contents include: Two Early French Stories Pico… Read more
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cover of Edward Kavanaugh

Edward Kavanaugh

by Lucey, William Leo

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8vo size green clothbound hardcover with dark green title blocks and gilt titles and decorations; 270 toned pages Circa 1946: title page with publication information is missing. Book has, interestingly, two half title pages. Edward Kavanaugh (1795 - 1844) was a United States politician. He served as state representative and senator in Maine, was a United… Read more
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cover of Jubal Early's Raid on Washington 1864

Jubal Early's Raid on Washington 1864

by Cooling, B.F.

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Published
1995
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Good
ISBN
9780933852860
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Nautical & Aviation Pub Co, 1995. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 344 pages with some black and white illustrations and maps. From jacket: "The fate of the nation hung in the balance for two hot July days in 1864. After two weeks of hard marching, General Jubal A. Early had positioned his troops outside of Washington...… Read more
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cover of Studies in Contemporary Biography

Studies in Contemporary Biography

by Bryce, James

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Published
1903
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New York: Macmillan, 1903. 8vo size dark green clothbound hardcover; 487 toned pages followed by a few pages of publisher's advertisements Contents include: Benjamin Disraeli Arthur Penfield Stanley, Dean of Westminster Thomas Hill Green Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury Anthony Trollope John Richard Green Sir George Jessel Hugh M'Calmont Cairns, Earl Cairns James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester… Read more
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cover of General Greely:  The Story of a Great American

General Greely: The Story of a Great American

by Mitchell, General William

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Published
1936
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Reading Copy
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. 8vo size clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on front cover; 242 toned pages Adolphus Greely was an American army military officer and polar explorer. He remains the only person awarded the Medal of Honor for lifetime achievement. A Reading Copy: Ex-library with typical treatments; fep was clipped to remove barcode;… Read more
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cover of Statesmen of the Lost Cause:  Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet

Statesmen of the Lost Cause: Jefferson Davis and His Cabinet

by Hendrick, Burton J.

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Published
1939
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1939. 8vo size grey clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 452 deckle edged pages with some black and white illustrations From jacket: "In order of their importance (the author) draws brilliant portraits of the men in power: Jeff Davis, high strung, imperious, and lonely; the fiery wasp, Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; Judah P. Benjamin, the imperturbable Jew;… Read more
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cover of Tolstoy:  The Inconstant Genius

Tolstoy: The Inconstant Genius

by Nazaroff, Alexander I.

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Published
1929
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Reading Copy
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$14.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929. Probable First Edition 8vo size red clothbound hardcover; 332 pages with 20 illustrations. This ex-library book has typical treatments and is a Reading Copy with many flaws. It appears to have been rebound and the original illustrated endpapers were replaced. It has been mended on the spine and corners… Read more
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cover of Elizabeth Bowen:  A Biography

Elizabeth Bowen: A Biography

by Glendinning, Victoria

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Published
1978
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Good
Edition
First American
ISBN
9780394405339
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New York, 1978. Stated First American Edition 1978 8vo sized hardcover with dust jacket; 331 deckle edged pages plus a glossy 16-page section of black and white photographs From jacket: "In this richly detailed biography, (the author) brings alive the last of the great Anglo-Irish novelists, a brilliant and fascinating woman whose literary achievements were equaled only… Read more
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cover of Romantic Rebel:  The Life and Times of George Sand

Romantic Rebel: The Life and Times of George Sand

by Seyd, Felizia

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Published
1940
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New York: Viking Press, 1940. 8vo size gray clothbound hardcover with red titles on spine and front cover; 286 toned pages. George Sand was the pseudonym of female author Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1804-1876.) Sunned spine has bumped head and heel, bumped front bottom corner. Dark tanning to pastedown area (as a result of the adhesive… Read more
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cover of Willkie:  The Events He Was Part of - The Ideas He Fought For

Willkie: The Events He Was Part of - The Ideas He Fought For

by Barnes, Joseph

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Published
1952
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Edition
First
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. Stated First Printing 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 405 toned pages From jacket: "(The) author, the distinguished former foreign editor of the New York Herald Tribune, was a close friend of Willkie's during his last year and accompanied him on the rip which produced One World. He… Read more
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cover of The Fool of Love:  A Life of William Hazlitt

The Fool of Love: A Life of William Hazlitt

by Pearson, Hesketh

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Published
1934
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. 8vo size green clothbound hardcover with embossed design on front cover; 285 toned pages. William Hazlitt (1778-1830) was a British writer, known for his essays and criticism of literature, drama and art. Ex-library with typical treatments, this volume was professionally rebound in 1943. Fep was clipped… Read more
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cover of Seven Wise Men of Colonial America

Seven Wise Men of Colonial America

by Gummere, Richard M.

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Published
1967
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967. 8vo size red clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 114 pages From jacket: "(The author) explores the attitudes toward the classics of seven prominent colonial Americans - Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Michael Wigglesworth Benjamin Rush Robert Calef Thomas Paine Hugh Jones Samuel Davies This book provides separate, absorbing biographies… Read more
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cover of Carl Schurz Reformer

Carl Schurz Reformer

by Fuess, Claude Moore

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Published
1932
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New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1932. 8vo size dark green clothbound hardcover with silver titles on the spine; 421 toned pages with some black and white illustrations on glossy stock. Carl Schurz was a German-born American statesman, who served as United States Senator and Secretary of the Interior. He was also a well-known speaker and journalist and… Read more
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cover of Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt

by Benson, Michael

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ISBN
9780791031803
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Chelsea House Publishers 4to size pictorial hardcover; 63 pages illustrated with black and white photographs throughout From back: "the North Carolina native was known early in his career as "Ironhead" because his stubbornly aggressive driving often led to mid-race bumps and occasional crashes, but Earnhardt learned his lessons well, and his uncanny ability to consistently defeat the competition… Read more
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