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The Lost Painting: The Quest For A Caravaggio Masterpiece.

by HARR, Jonathan

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Orpheus Books
Published
2005.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780375508011
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$50.00

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New York: Random House, 2005. Signed by Jonathan Harr on the title page. First edition / First printing. Black paper spine, maroon paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Selected by the Editors of The New York Times Book Review for their 10 Best Books of 2005 List.
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Lewis and Clark's America: A Voyage of Discovery and A Contemporary Photo Essay.

by Woods, Willis F. Essay. Maria E. Macapia, Sketches. Paul Macapia, Photos

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Orpheus Books
Published
1976.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
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$20.00

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Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1976. First edition / First printing. Two volumes in illustrated wrappers in an illustrated slipcase. Very fine books in about fine slipcase, with light rubbing. Contemporary paintings and sketches based on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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The Hornet's Nest: A Novel of the Revolutionary War.

by CARTER, Jimmy

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Orpheus Books
Published
2003.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780743255424
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Signed on the title page by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered spine, teal paper-covered boards. Fine in price-clipped, fine dust jacket.
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$75.00
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The March.

by DOCTOROW, E. L

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Orpheus Books
Published
2005.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780375506710
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: Random House, 2005. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Winner of the 2006 PEN/Faulkner Award, and the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award.
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$85.00
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The Picture History of Inventions from Plough To Polaris.

by ECO, Umberto and G. B. Zorzoli. Translated by Anthony Lawrence

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Orpheus Books
Published
1963.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
Item Price
$850.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1963. Signed on the title page by Umberto Eco. First U.S. edition / First printing. Off white cloth. Near fine with owner name emboss stamp to front free endpaper and also the title page in very good to near fine dust jacket, with several edge tears. The author's first book.
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$850.00
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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire.

by SANDOZ, Mari

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Orpheus Books
Published
1964.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First Printing
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1964. First edition / First Printing Mauve cloth. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with light wear.
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$100.00
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The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande Across the Far Marias.

by SANDOZ, Mari

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Orpheus Books
Published
1958.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First Printing
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$100.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1958. First edition / First Printing Green cloth. Fine in a very near fine dust jacket with trivial wear and darkening to the spine.
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$100.00
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Boom! Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today.

by BROKAW, TOM.

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Orpheus Books
Published
2007.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9781400064571
Item Price
$25.00

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New YorkL Random House. 2007. Signed on the title page by Tom Brokaw. First edition / First printing. Black paper spine, black paper-covered boards. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Small half moon shaped sticker shadow (1/2" x 3/32") on the front free end-paper from a previous price sticker.
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$25.00
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The Rainier Club: 1888 - 1988.

by Crowley, Walt. Edited by Ronald M. Gould

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Orpheus Books
Published
1988.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$22.00

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Seattle: The Rainier Club, 1988. First edition / First printing. Navy leather. Fine. A history of the social club.
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$22.00
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John Reed: The Making of a Revolutionary.

by HICKS, Granville. [John Reed]

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Orpheus Books
Published
1936.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First edition / First printing. Blue cloth. Spine darkened, else very good plus to near fine without dust jacket.
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$35.00
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The Bernal Diaz Chronicles: The Story of the Conquest of Mexico.

by DIAZ del CASTILLO, Bernal. Translated and edited by Albert Idell

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Orpheus Books
Published
1956.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition / First printing.
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$50.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1956. Typed letter dated 1954 signed by Albert Idell laid into book. Letter content concerns international travel in the 1950's. Postmark is Antigua. Idlee mentions publication of a novel under a pseudonym. First edition / First printing. Gray cloth. Very good in good to very good dust jacket, with chips and tears. Gift inscription dated 1957… Read more
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Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King.

by FRASER, Antonia

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Orpheus Books
Published
2006.
Condition
As New
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780297829973
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$50.00

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Red paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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The Maya: Diego de Landa's Account of the Affairs of Yucatan.

by de LANDA, Diego. Translated by A. R. Pagden.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1975.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Item Price
$26.00

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Chicago: J. Philip O'Hara, Inc., 1975. First edition / First printing. Red leatherette. Fine in near fine dust jacket with light soiling, wear and two closed tears to the rear panel. Observations on the Maya at the time of the Spanish conquest by a 16th Century Spanish Missionary.
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$26.00
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Boadicea's Chariot: The Warrior Queens

by FRASER, Antonia

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Orpheus Books
Published
1988.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780297794868
Item Price
$40.00

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition / First printing. Blue paper-covered boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. An intriguing look at women in power from the barbarian Queen Boadicea to Isabella of Spain, Elizabeth I of England, Catherine the Great and in the Twentieth Century; Indira Gandhi,… Read more
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$40.00
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Daisy Bates in the Desert.

by BLACKBURN, Julia

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Orpheus Books
Published
1994.
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780436201110
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$35.00

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1994. First edition / First printing. Ochre paper-covered boards. Slight darkening to page edges, typical to British books, else fine in fine dust jacket.
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$35.00
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Daisy Bates in the Desert.

by BLACKBURN, Julia.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1994.
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780679420019
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$20.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1994. First U.S. edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, beige paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$20.00
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The Emperor's Last Island.

by BLACKBURN, Julia.

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Orpheus Books
Published
1992.
Condition
As New
Edition
First U.S. edition / First printing.
ISBN
9780679411505
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$20.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1992. First U.S. edition / First printing. Blue cloth spine, green paper-covered boards. Very fine in very fine dust jacket.
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$20.00