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Confessions of an Opium Eater

by De Quincey, Thomas

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Good
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New York: H. M. Caldwell Co.. Hardcover. Good. 16mo. 215 pages. A small book measuring about 6 1/2 inches tall by nearly 4 1/2 inches wide. Hardcover bound in brown, red, and silver decorative cloth binding. The binding shows rubbing, with bumping at corners. Spine has some bumping and fraying at the spine… Read more
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Charles Sumner. American Statesmen. Volume XXX (30).

by Storey, Moorfield

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Published
1900
Condition
Good
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$9.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo. 466 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Binding has light rubbing. Some wear at edges of boards and corners. Some scuffing to spine. Bumping at headcap/foot. Top edge of text block is gilt. Fore-edge of text block is foxed. Endpapers are… Read more
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Charles Francis Adams. American Statesmen, Vol. XXIX (29)

by Adams Jr., Charles Francis

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
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$6.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. 426 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green cloth. Binding has light rubbing. Some wear at corners. Bumping at headcap/foot. Top edge of text block is gilt. Fore-edge of text block is foxed. Endpapers are foxed. Text is toned.
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North Carolina Lives. The Tar Heel Who's Who 1962

by Powell, William S.

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1962
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$12.50

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky: Historical Record Association, 1962. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to. 1258 pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy embossed cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The front pastedown has an inscription which reads, "W. L. Long / Warrenton, N.C. / Jan. 24th, 1963." The verso of the second… Read more
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A Sort of Life

by Greene, Graham

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9780671210106
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$6.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 8vo. 220 pages. Hardcover in white dust jacket. DJ is rubbed, has edge-wear. A .5 inch wide by .5 inch tall hole in rear cover, near fore-edge. Wrinkles and small tears at headcap/foot of spine. Fore-edge of text block is foxed. Glossy paper is lifting up from the rear… Read more
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Hemingway and the Sun Set

by Sarason, Betram D.

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780910972062
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$8.00

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Washington DC: NCR Microcard Editions, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. 279 pages. Hardcover in red, white, and black dust jacket. DJ is lightly foxed. Some edgewear along top edge of DJ. White price sticker on rear cover. Some foxing to endpapers. Text is clean.
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Will & Ariel Durant: A Dual Autobiography. [SIGNED]

by Durant, Will; Durant, Ariel

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780671229252
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$25.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Octavo. 420 pages, indexed. Hardcover in a tan dust jacket, which is not price-clipped. The jacket has edge-wear with a tear at the right side of the headcap and with another tear at the top corner of the jacket's front panel. Authors have SIGNED… Read more
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George III, the Story of a Complex Man

by Long, J. C.

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$7.00

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Boston and Tornoto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 372 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black dust jacket, now in mylar Moderate wear to the jacket, which is not price-clipped. Jacket has some wear at the headcap of the spine. The book is sound… Read more
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Tennessee Williams: Memoirs

by Williams, Tennessee

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780385005739
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$8.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 264 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate wear with some brief tears at the jacket spine ends. Jacket is not price-clipped. A sound copy and clean within. … Read more
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20th Century Journey: A Memoir of A Life and The Times - The Start 1904-1930

by Shirer, William L.

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Published
1976
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780671221959
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$6.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1976. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. 510 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a red and white dust jacket. The jacket shows heavy wear with toning about the edges and with tape repairs at the top and bottom of the spine on the front hinge. Owner's inked initials… Read more
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I Love a Roosevelt. The Inside Story of the Roosevelt Children by Elliott Roosevelt's Irrepressible Wife

by Roosevelt, Patricia Peabody

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$9.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 387 pages. Hardcover with a white dust jacket, which is not price-clipped and is now in mylar. Minimal wear to the jacket. An nice, clean copy. Stated First Edition.
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Henry Ford, His Life, His Work, His Genius

by Simonds, William Adams

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$18.50

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Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. 365 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in burnt sienna cloth. Light to moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy. Inner hinges are browned, but the text is clean. Signed on the front flyleaf by… Read more
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Hoppy. (SIGNED)

by Williams, Hank

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780971472013
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$25.00

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Melbourne, FL: Sweet-Water Press, 2003. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Small quarto. 303 pages. Hardcover with a black, blue and tan dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. A sound copy and clean within. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "To: Don, my Favorite Sidekick with… Read more
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Remembering a Champion (Ralph H. Scott of Graham, Alamance County, North Carolina)

by Fitzgerald, Gayle Lane

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$6.00

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Raleigh, North Carolina: Edwards & Broughton Co., 1988. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. 177 pages. Hardcover bound in red cloth. There is a printed presentation label on the front flyleaf with a facsimile signature of Ralph H. Scott of Graham (the subject of this book). A nice, clean, sound… Read more
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The North Carolina Gazetteer

by Powell, William S.

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780807812471
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$6.00

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Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1987. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 561 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. The binding shows normal rubbing and wear. Lacks the front flyleaf. The first leaf is the half title.
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The Arrival of B.B. King: The Authorized Biography

by Sawyer, Charles

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1984
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780385159296
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$12.50

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1984. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo. 274 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black dust jacket. the jacket is chipped at the headcap and is not price-clipped. One photographic plate in the text is detached but present. A sound copy with clean text. Stated First… Read more
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The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

by Nagel, Paul C.

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780195053852
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$8.00

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New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 332 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burgundy and black dust jacket, now in mylar. Light wear to the jacket. The book has a prior owner's embossed blindstamp and signature on the front flyleaf but is otherwise… Read more
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Kate Greenaway: A Biography

by Engen, Rodney K.

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Pages Past Used and Rare Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780354042000
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$8.00

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London: Macdonald Futura Publishers, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. 240 pages. Hardcover with a green dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. A sound copy and clean within.
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Built on a Rock: A Memoir of Faith, Family and Place

by Neal, Jerry D.; Bledsoe, Jerry

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780976782902
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$15.00

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Asheboro, NC: Down Home Pr, 2005. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 224 pages. SIGNED Hardcover in illustrated dust jacket. DJ has light wear, some smudging on rear cover. SIGNED by both authors on the title page. Text is cleaned.
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Bernard Shaw, His Life and Personality

by Pearson, Hesketh

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Published
1948
Condition
Good
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$8.00

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London: The Reprint Society, 1948. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo. 448 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in yellow cloth. The binding is worn and is soiled from handling. Spine is toned. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Text is browned. A reading copy only.
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