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The Intimate Journal of George Sand

By Howe, Marie Jenney (editor and translator)

New York: Loring & Mussey, 1929. Hardcover. very good; ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. green boards with black spine lettering; 186 pp +unpaged section at rear noting important dates and events of Sand's life.

$20.00

Past Imperfect

By Chase, Ilka

Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books, 1945. reprint. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, and attractive./good- minor chipping to dj edges; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; gray boards with lavender spine lettering; 278 pp. Illust. dj; reverse of dj has b/w photos of Basic Books for sale.

$15.00

The Rosebud I Rember

By Verduin, Jacob

Huntington, WV: University Editions, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. as new -clean, tight, & attractive./fine; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Jacob Verduin. Ivory textured cloth covered boards; gilt spine lettering; inscribed by the author on the front end paper; 175 pp; stunning, colorful watercolor illust. by the author; illust. dj. Verduin grew up on the Rosebud (Sioux) Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

$60.00

Revolutionary Days

By Speransky, Princess Culia Cantacuzene, Countess Speransky, nee Grant.

Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1999. Lakeside Classics. Hardcover. As new - clean, tight, & attractive. 16 mo; dark blue cloth boards with gilt publishers imprint on front board; gilt spine lettering; b/w portrait of the Princess as frontispiece; b/w photographs throughout. Edited by Terence Emmons; autobiography of Ulysses S. Grant's granddaughter who married a Russian prince.

$20.00

Reminiscing

By Schilpp, Paul Arthur & Madelon Golden Schilpp

Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996. First Edition. Trade paperback. As new. trade paperback, glued binding; 164 pp; small section of b/w photographs. autobiography and memoir of the scholar and teacher who created the Library of Living Philosophers.

$10.00

The Wind at My Back

By O'Brien, Pat

Garden City: Doubleday, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. fine-clean, tight, & attractive/very good - minimal rubbing to dj edges; protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; green boards with black spine strip; green title box on spine with gilt lettering; 331 pp; inscribed by author on the page with the Irish benediction which inspired the title; signatures of Eloise and Brigid O'Brien written under Mr. O'Brien's inscription; includes 2 sections of b/w photographs; Irish green dj with b/w photograph of the author.

$75.00

Beyond Dark Hills

By Stuart, Jesse

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; lightest chipping and soil to dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. dj protected by new Mylar class.. 8 vo; black cloth boards with bronze & silver front board and spine lettering & decoration; deep brown endpapers; 328 pp; beautifully illust. dj. inscribed by the author on the front endpaper.

$60.00

The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova De Seingalt (vol. 1 & 2)

By Casanova, Jacques De Seingalt

London: Navarre Society Limited, 1922. Limited ed.. Hardcover. minor soiling to boards; light rubbing to spine ends and corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Antoine Gaymard. 8 vo (vol.1484 pp; vol. 2 505 pp. including index) 6 illust. by Gaymard in each volume; ivory boards with gilt fleur de lis on center of front board & gilt decoration & lettering on spines. tissue paper protects each illust.; printed on laid paper. extra postage may be required because of weight.

$40.00

American Daughter

By Thompson, Era Bell

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Elmer Jacobs (jacket art). sm. 8 vo; bright blue cloth boards with small black front board illust., black spine lettering; 301 pp; illust. dj. Book was written under a Newberry Library Fellowship tekks the author's story of the struggle of a Black woman in Depression era in the Midwest.

$55.00

Mine Enemy Grows Older

By King, Alexander

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1958. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; both dj's in new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; black boards with green spine; gilt spine lettering; 374 pgs.; two illust. dj; one illust. with a surreal illust.; the other with classic lettering; note on dj "If this jacket (the author painted it) is too strong for you, take it off. There's a conservative jacket for conservative people underneath.

$50.00

Potpourri; an Autobiography,

By McCloskey, Eunice Mildred (Lon Coske)

Philadelphia: Dorrance, [1966]. Hard cover. very good - very good dj; Clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; maroon boards; 157 pgs.; inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf; white & purple dj.

$15.00

Crowded life

By Colville, Cynthia, Lady

London: Evans Bros, 1963. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by author on title page. some rubbing & fading to boards; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; red boards; 215 pps.; b/w photographs throughout; no dj.

$40.00

The English Governess at the Siamese Court

By Leonowens, Anna Harriette

London: Folio Society, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good; slight label residue on back board & small dark mark on front board bottom; ex-lib ( school) with usual markings & expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; medium octavo; tan cloth covered boards with paper paste on title & decoration; 234 pages; no slipcase; illust. throughout with illustrations from the first edition (1870), engraved from photographs presented to the author by the King of Siam. primary source for the musical "The King & I."

$20.00