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Mark Twain's America

by Devoto, Bernard

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1932
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1932. 353pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Spine faded but readable, corners rubbed, contents slightly age-toned, binding is tight, and book is in overall sound condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Leaves from a War Correspondent's Diary

by Gaskill, Gordon

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: The American Magazine, 1946. 16pp unpaginated. String-bound stiff cardboard, pasteon label, author's signature on front cover could be facsimile. Text is facsimile typwritten pages with occasional marginal notes. Excerpts from Gaskill's coverage of the Near East during World War II as a correspondent of The American Magazine. . First Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Mark Twain's Autobiography (2 Volumes)

by )ain, Mark

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers , 1924. 368, 365pp. Blue cloth, gilt spine lettering an gilt Mark Twain signature stamp to front covers, frontispieces in both volumes. Minor external wear, contents are clean, owner's bookplate on front pastedowns. Introduction by Twain's longtime friend Albert Bigelow Paine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Mark Twain's Notebook

by Twain, Mark - Paine, Albert Bigelow (Compiler)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1935. 413pp. Blue cloth gilt lettering. Very slight rubbing to extremities, nearly invisible dampstain to top margin of frontispiece, text is clean and unmarked, binding is sound. Book was prepared for publication with comments by Albert Bigelow Paine.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Baseball's Greates Lineup

by Walsh, Christy

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1952. 312pp. Grey boards, black spine lettering. Spine ends lightly rubbed, boards sound, former owner's name on front free endpaper, bookseller's label on front pastedown, contents mildly age-toned. Unclipped dust jacket is worn and chipped along edges. The selection of the baseball dream team, and how it was chosen.. First… Read more
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Napa Wine, a Chapter from "The Silverado Squatters"

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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St.Helena, Califronia: James E. Beard, 1965. x, 12pp. Leaf pattern green paper over boards, paper spine label. Very clean, near fine condition. Stevenson's love affair with the wines of the Napa Valley.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Fulbright; Dissenter

by Johnson, Haynes and Gwertzman, Bernard M.

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Garden City,NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1968. 321pp. Blue cloth. Book is clean and unworn. Clipped dust jacket is edgechipped and darkened along spine and folds. INSCRIBED to Elmo Roper and SIGNED "Bill Fulbright July 1970" on half-title page. Elmo Roper was a well-known pollster, and an early innovator in thew polling industry.. Signed by Subject.… Read more
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François Villon

by Lewis, D.B. Wyndham

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Old Bookshelf
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York and Hartford1928: Coward-McCann, Inc. And Edwin V. Mitchell, Inc. 407pp. Brown embossed boards, gilt lettering to cover and spine. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Book is clean and unworn, mild toning to contents, former owner's name on front pastedown. Unclipped dust jacket is missing large piece from head of spine with some… Read more
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Creed of a Congressman

by Hébert, F. Edward

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Lafayette, Louisiana: The University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1970. 216pp. Grey cloth, blue trim and gilt lettering, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Book is clean and unmarked. The author inscribed the book,dated June 27, 1971, on the front free endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly edgeworn.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo -… Read more
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The Mexican War and Its Warriors; Comprising a Complete History of All the Operations of the American Armies in Mexico

by Frost, J.

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Published
1848
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New Haven and Philadelphia: H. Mansfield, 1848. 328 pp +11 Brown embossed cloth, gilt spine lettering and decoration, color frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations. Spine chipped at head and tail, covers edgeworn, slight fading, rear free endpaper missing, foxing and scattered dampstaining to contents. Binding is tight, and text is complete. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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George Washington, The Rebel & The Patriot 1762-1777 (Volume II Only)

by Hughes, Rupert

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: William Morrow & Company, 1927. 694pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine darkened, corners sound condition, cover and contents are in clean and sound condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Russian Journal and Other Selections from the Works of Lewis Carroll

by McDermott, John Francis (editor)

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. , 1935. 252pp. Marroon cloth, gilt lettering, grey spine. Very light wear, spine darkened, binding is tight and text is clean and unmarked. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Lewis Carroll Photographer

by Gernsheim, Helmut

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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New York & Chicago: Chanticleer Press Inc., 1949. 121pp. Cloth with gilt spine lettering. Book is clean and sound inside and out. Dust jacket is lightly chipped at head of spine, and edges lightly rubbed. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Correspondence of Walt Whitman - 1842-1885. (Volumes 1, 2 and 3.)

by Miller, Edwin Haviland

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: New York University Press, 1961. 394, 387 and 473pp. Red and gre cloth. All 3 volumes are in very good condition, Only Volume III has a dust jacket. Jacket is in good condition, spine is darkened and it has a small chip at head of spine. Volume I and II were published in… Read more
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Report From Engine Co. 2

by Smith, Dennis

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Numbered, Limited Deluxe Edition
ISBN
9780517420638
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$100.00

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Bonanza Books, 1983. 215pp. Red leather, gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, copy number 16. Signed by the author on number page, and inscribed and signed by him again on front free endpaper. Book is in clean and unworn condition inside and outside, and is handsomely bound. The author discusses his career as a firefighter in… Read more
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My Life - Volume I

by Harris, Frank

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Frank Harris Publishing Co., 1925. 294pp. Brown boards, green cloth backing. Light wear to edges, abrasion to front pastedown from bookplate removal, interior otherwis clean and sound, binding is tight.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Thomas Jefferson Revolutionary; The Readical Struggle to Remake America (Signed Copy)

by Gutzman, Kevin R.C.

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Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017. 288pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. Book and dust jacket in fine condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Drawn From Life

by Kimbrough, Sara Dodge

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1976. 177pp. Red cloth. Near fine with very good dust jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to fellow author " Dr. Robert Holzman whose fine biography of Grandfather Pryor is greatly appreciated. from Sara Pryor Dodge Kimbrough.". Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Antony (Viscount Knebworth) A Record of His Youth (Association Copy)

by Lytton, The Earl of

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. 368pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. Book is sound, light wear and slight fading of spine. Laid-in are 3 letters addressed to the book's owner, Alexander William Armour with references to the book about Viscount Knebworth, son of Victor Bulwer-Lytton. Letters are from A.J. Armstrong of Baylor University, Charles… Read more
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Sketches of the LIfe of William Stuart, the First and Most Celebrated Counterfeiter of Connecticut

by Stuart, William

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Published
1854
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Bridgeport, Conn.: Printed and Published for the Author, 1854. 223pp. Plain boards. Cloth covering has been removed from boards, boards soiled and detached but present, spine missing, endoaoers are darkened, text is foxed but the text block is solid. An amazing biography of an incorrigible counterfeiter and cad.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor/No Jacket. 16mo -… Read more
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