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Old Gimlet Eye: The Adventures of Smedley D. Butler

by Thomas, Lowell

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1933
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown, toned at spine. Boards sunned.
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Later Printing
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NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown, toned at . spine. Boards sunned.. 1933. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Illustrated endpapers and other illustrations by Paul Brown. Biography of the long-standing Marine Corps soldier and his military adventures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages .
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The Lady Actress: Recovering the Lost Legacy of a Victorian American Superstar

by Taylor, Kelly S.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780615262505
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$15.00

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Los Angeles: Wapshott Press. Very Good. 2009. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 9780615262505 . Biography of the American author, playwright, and actress Anna Cora Mowatt (1819-1870). Notes, bibliography, appendices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages .
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Elsie de Wolfe: A Decorative Life

by Campbell, Nina; Seebohm, Caroline

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1992
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Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, waterstains to jacket and boards at heel, gift inscription on front flyleaf.
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First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780517584675
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$20.00

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NY: Panache Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, waterstains to jacket and . boards at heel, gift inscription on front flyleaf.. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0517584670 . Well-illustrated look at the life and career of the pioneering interior designer, Elsie de Wolfe (1865-1950) . Green cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;… Read more
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The Clash

by Barea, Arturo; Barea, Ilsa (translator)

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Published
1946
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and toned.
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First Edition
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London: Faber and Faber. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and toned.. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Third in the author's autobiographical trilogy, in which he relates events of the Spanish Civil War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages .
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In all Love and Honor: The Autobiography of a Marriage

by Parker, Scudder M.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1959
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Good in Good dust jacket; Tape stains on endpapers, jacket taped and chipped and sunned, owner name on front jacket flap and fr
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First Edition
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NY: Abingdon Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Tape stains on endpapers, jacket taped and chipped and sunned, owner name on front jacket flap and front free endpaper.. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the half-title. Brown cloth binding. A warm memoir by the former journalist who moved with his family to a Vermont farm. ;… Read more
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Sims Reeves: Fifty Years of Music in England

by Pearce, Charles E.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1924
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned at spine, two scratches on front boards, Mylar protector taped to endpapers.
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First Edition
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London: Stanley Paul & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned at spine, two scratches on front boards, Mylar protector taped to endpapers.. 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth titled in gilt. Index, illustrations. A biography of "England's greatest singer", John Sims Reeves, (1821-1900), renowned for his operatic and ballad singing in Victorian concert halls. ; 8vo… Read more
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The Purple Shamrock: The Hon. James Michael Curley of Boston

by Dinneen, Joseph F.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1949
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and sunned, water spot on front cover.
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First Edition
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NY: W. W. Norton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and sunned, water spot on . front cover.. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Index, chronology, photos. Green cloth binding. A biography of longtime Boston mayor James Michael Curley. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 331 pages .
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King James VI of Scotland and I of England

by Fraser, Antonia

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, jacket rubbed.
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780394494760
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$12.00

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, jacket rubbed.. 1974. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0394494768 . Brown cloth. Illustrated endpapers black and white and color photographs, black and white and color illustrations, maps, selected bibliography, acknowledgements, and index. A study of the Tudors and Stuarts and… Read more
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James Duane Doty: Frontier Promoter

by Smith, Alice Elizabeth

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1954
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered, sunned, price-clipped.
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Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered, sunned, price-clipped.. 1954. Hardcover. Cranberry cloth binding. x, 472pp, index, notes, bibliographical note, photos and illustrations. The story of one of the frontiers most amazing figures: lawyer and circuit-riding judge, member of Congress, governor of two territories, land speculator, railroad promoter, founder… Read more
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Dear Boris: The Life of William Henry Pratt, A. K. A. Boris Karloff

by Lindsay, Cynthia

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1975
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Page tops soiled, jacket tattered.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394475790
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Page tops soiled, jacket tattered.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394475798 . xii, 273pp, filmography, 160+ drawings and photos. Cloth-backed boards. Well-illustrated biography of the Hollywood film star Boris Karloff, from his theatre touring days in small towns across Canada and the American West to his signature role… Read more
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The New Populism

by Harris, Fred R.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1973
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Good in Good dust jacket; Boards foxed, , jacket foxed and tattered.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780841502444
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$35.00

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NY: Saturday Review Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards foxed, , jacket foxed and tattered.. 1973. First Printing. Hardcover. 0841502447 . Cloth-backed boards. Inscribed by Harris on the front free endpaper. A prescription for American economic and political reform by the former Democratic Senator from Oklahoma and presidential candidate. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;… Read more
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Looking Backward Four Score Years, 1845-1925: An Autobiography and Reminiscences

by Angell, Frank C.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1925
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, corners rounded.
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Centredale, RI: Centredale Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, corners rounded.. 1925. Hardcover. [10], 78pp, photos. Green cloth titled in gilt. Frontispiece photo of the author. The author relates his life in the small Rhode Island village of Centredale, where he spent many years as the village librarian. ; 8vo 8" -… Read more
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God's Pocket: The Story of Captain Samuel Hadlock, Junior of Cranberry Isles, Maine

by Field, Rachel

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1934
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards foxed, waterstain at lower corner of title page.
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First Edition
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NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards foxed, waterstain at lower corner of title page. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan cloth. Biography of Captain Samuel Hadlock, Jr. (1792-1829) , a Cranberry Isles, Maine native, who was known for his sea voyages exhibiting a pair of "Esquimaux" throughout Europe in the 1820s. He and his… Read more
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Biography

by Davis, Cynthia J.

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Published
2010
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Very Good
ISBN
9780804738897
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Very Good. 2010. Softcover. 0804738890 . xxvi, 537pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The Royal Whore: Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine

by Andrews, Allen

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1970
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown, jacket tattered.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780801955259
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Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown, jacket . tattered.. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0801955254 . xix, 314pp. Red cloth binding. Black and white illustrations. Biography of King Charles II's royal mistress, Barbara Villiers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Going Public

by Jones, T. Mervyn

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Published
1987
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, edges foxed.
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9780905928753
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$35.00

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Cowbridge, Wales: D. Brown & Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, edges foxed.. 1987. Hardcover. 090592875X . Memoirs by T. Mervyn Jones (1910-1989) , a Welsh lawyer, politician, and chairman of the Wales Gas Board and Wales Tourist Board. Signed on title page and further warmly inscribed by the author on front free endpaper to… Read more
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On My Own: The Years Since the White House

by Roosevelt, Eleanor

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1958
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Good in Very Good dust jacket; Tape stains on boards and jacket, boards sunned, jacket sunned and tattered.
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First Edition
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NY: Harper and Brothers. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Tape stains on boards and jacket, boards sunned, jacket sunned and tattered.. 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 241 pp, photos, index. Blue cloth binding. The former First Lady relates her life and travels, including her work as a United Nations delegate, in the years since FDR died. ;… Read more
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Portrait of an American

by Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1935
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, endpapers toned.
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Reprint
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NY: The Macmillan Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, endpapers toned.. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Newspaper clipping of the Pulitzer Prize winning author's obituary laid in front endpapers. A "semi-biography" of the author's father, a quintessential New Englander. ; The Modern Readers' Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1935 pages .
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Out of the Blue: Essays on Travel, Art, Books

by Woodward, Chester

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1939
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Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards sunned, jacket heavily tattered and torn.
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First Edition
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Chicago: Normandie House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards sunned, jacket heavily tattered and torn.1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue buckram stamped in gilt. Many photogravures. One of 490 copies. Printed at Black Cat Press. The Kansas businessman combines essays about his travels in Africa and South America, his rare book collecting, and reflections on art. ;… Read more
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Tribute

by Hard, William

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1919
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned and worn, library stamp on front free endpaper.
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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Portland, ME: Thomas Bird Mosher. Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned and worn, library stamp on front free endpaper.. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue illustrated paper-covered boards. Title page printed in black and red. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: To Bird S. Gans, through my dear friend Helen Marsh, William Hard". One… Read more
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