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The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief

by Macintyre, Ben

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1997
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3rd printing
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"The first biography of Adam Worth, the most famous criminal of the Victorian Age and the model for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's insidiously brilliant Moriarty… A captivating, colorful, and frequently hilarious portrait of a man whose code of honor turned Victorian society on its head." [Dust Jacket] 336 pages including index. 1st edition, 3rd printing.
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Collected Works of Ibsen

by Ibsen, Henrik

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. "Henrik Ibsen is one of the most influential dramatists who ever wrote. Though his plays were attacked as immoral when they first appeared, the rising generation of playwrights recognized the sweeping innovations they introduced and were profoundly influenced by them." [Paper Cover] Includes 'Ghosts', 'Hedda Gabler', 'Peer Gynt' and 'A… Read more
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Collected Works of Voltaire

by Voltaire

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Voltaire, was one of the most famous and influential figures in the history of thought. He lived a turbulent life, constantly being arrested and exiled because of his unorthodox ideas and his merciless satire. His most popular work, 'Candide', is still a remarkable witty, lively, and biting satire." [Paper Cover] Includes… Read more
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Collected Works of Flaubert

by Flaubert, Gustave

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Gustave Flaubert is known as one of the greatest realists of 19th-century France. Plagued by ill-health, personal misfortune, and the frustration of his naturally Romantic tendencies, he spent long hours and great effort over his writings, producing works marked by exact observations, extreme objectivity and, above all, precision and expressiveness of… Read more
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Collected Works of Turgenev

by Turgenev, Ivan

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. "Ivan Turgenev is noted for the realism and local color of his portrayals of life in the 19th century Russia, especially the conflicts between young, Westernized intellectuals and their conservative fathers. 'Fathers and Sons' introduced the term Nihilist, and is generally considered Turgenev's best work." [Paper Cover] Includes the two complete… Read more
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The Listener's Music Library: 100 Great Composers AND The Story of 100 Symphonic Favorites [2 books]

by Kaufmann, Helen L. [100 Great Composers]; Paul Grabbe [100 Symphonic Favorites]

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1960
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Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 100 Great Composers: "These thumbnail sketches present the basic facts of each composer's life and his chief contributions to musical history."[Dust jacket] Detailed index; alphabetical index. Owner name stamp. Small format 6" x 4 1/4" x 1/2" Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket - Very Good with… Read more
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Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Greystone Press, NY, no date. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. "Thomas Carlyle is one of the most powerful of English prose writers, noted for his explosive attacks on sham, hypocrisy and excess materialism. 'Sartor Resartor' is his most characteristic work, savage, violent and even apocalyptic is style." [Paper Cover] This book contains, 'Sartor Resartor', 'Heroes and Hero Worship', and, three… Read more
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde/ The Suicide Club

by Stevenson, R.L. Illustrated by Charles Mozley

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Published
1964
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Fine
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Arco Publishing Company, NY, 1964. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A Stevenson classic. Small format 8" x5 1/2" x 1/2"
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A Century of Ceramics in the United States 1878-1978

by Clark, Garth and Margie Hughto

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1979
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E. P. Dutton, NY & The Everson Museum of Art, 1979. Soft cover. Near Fine. "Concentrates on the century's leading ceramists who represented the vanguard of the ceramic-art aesthetic." [Pub. Info] Owner Signature
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Lexington and Concord: A Camera Impression

by Chamberlain, Samuel

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Hastings House Publishers, NY, No date. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. "Without pretense of being either guides or histories, this little volume aspires, by the means of the photographic image, to catch the essence of some of America's unique landmarks." [Dust jacket] Owner signature. Black and White photographs. Wear and chipping to extremities. Small format: 7 1/2" x 6" x 1/2"
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Part of a Long Story: Eugene O'Neill as a Young Man in Love

by Boulton, Agnes

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1968
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Doubleday & Company, NY, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. "This memoir is of the life and death of a romance - by the woman O'Neill loved, married, and later left. Agnes Boulton (wife) kept a close hold on the most significant and revealing material on O'Neill. A fine writer herself, Boulton renders each telling detail, each remembered passion, and each… Read more
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George Bellows and the Ashcan School of Painting

by Braider, Donald

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Published
1971
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Fine
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1st edition
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Doubleday & Co, NY, 1971. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ No dust jacket.
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The American Story from Columbus to the Atom

by Miers, Eark Schenk (editor)

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Published
1956
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Fine
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1st edition
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Channel Press, NY, 1956. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ Very Good. Essays by 60 historians. Chipping to spine of dust jacket.
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Nathiel Hawthorne: A Modest Man

by Mather, Edward

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Published
1940
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Near Fine
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1st edition
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Thomas Y. Crowell, NY, 1940. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ No dust jacket. A major biography of Hawthorne.
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Profile of America: An Autobiography of the U S A

by Davie, Emily ed.

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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4th edition
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Grossett & Dunlap, NY, 1960. 4th edition. Hardcover. Very Good/ No dust jacket. An excellent anthology of primary souce materials, spanning the period 1000-1944. 4th edition.
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Memoirs - Sixty Years on the Firing Line

by Krock, Arthur

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Published
1968
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Fine
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1st edition
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Funk & Wagnalls, NY, 1968. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ Near Fine. Well-known to presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to LBJ, Krock was the Washington correspondent for the NY Times and winner of 3 Pulitzer Prizes. 1st edition, 2nd printing.
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Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology

by Mercatante, Anthony C.

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Published
1978
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1st edition
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Clarkson N. Potter, NY, 1978. 1st edition. Softcover. Fine. Comprehensive guide. Well-illustrated by the author.
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Frank Stockton: Stories & Fables

by Stockton, Frank

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Published
1949
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1st edition
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Story Classics, Emmaus PA, 1949. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ No dust jacket. Eight of Stockton's classic tales, including "The Lady or the Tiger." Illustrated by Tommy Beere. Book shows some signs of wear to the cover but is otherwise in Fine condition. 1ST THUS.
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The Historical Geography of Detroit

by Parkins, Almon Earnest

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Published
1970
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1st edition
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Kennekat Press, NY, 1970. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/ No dust jacket. A substantial history and unique treatment of Detroit. 356 pages. Detailed index. Kennekat reprint.
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Paul Revere & the World he Lived In

by Forbes, Esther

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Published
1942
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1942. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/ Very Good. A substantial biography and cultural history. 498 pages. 1st edition.
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