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William Henry Seward
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William Henry Seward

By Lothrop, Thornton Kirkland

New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. Early reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 423 pages with index, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece and decorated half title. Standard Library Edition, American Statesmen series, edited by John T. Morse, The Civil War, Salmon Portland Chase. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, gilt top edge. Some spotting of cover, spine a bit darkened, a little edge wear, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, minor scratches and some scrubbing, interior pages lightly tanned with darker tanning of end papers, binding tight.

$14.00

Charles Sumner
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Charles Sumner

By Storey, Morefield

New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Early reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 423 pages with index, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece and decorated half title. Standard Library Edition, American Statesmen series, edited by John T. Morse. Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, gilt top edge. Some spotting of cover, spine a bit darkened, a little edge wear, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, minor scratches and some scrubbing, interior pages lightly tanned with darker tanning of end papers, binding tight.

$14.00

The Minds of Billy Milligan
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The Minds of Billy Milligan

By Keyes, Daniel

New York: Random House, 1981. First edition thus. Trade Paperback. Fair/No jacket. 374 pages, illustrated with black and white plate section. The story of a talented and troubled young man diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. Illustrated wraps with white titles on front cover and spine. Spine cocked with reading creases, some tanning of cover, edge wear, chips at corners of cover, interior pages bright, binding tight.

$15.00

A Memoir of S. S. Prentiss, edited by his brother Volume 1 & 2
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A Memoir of S. S. Prentiss, edited by his brother Volume 1 & 2

By Prentiss, George Lewis, editor

New York: Charles Scribner, 1855. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Two volume set. Memoir of United States Congressman Seargent Smith Prentiss. Pebbled cloth binding with blindstamped borders on front covers and gilt titles on spines. Volume 1, 382 pages, shows some fading and edge wear with spotting and scurffs, corners bumped, spine ends tattered with some chips in cloth, piece cut out of front free end paper, some foxing of interior pages with tanning, binding a little shaken.Volume 2, 581 pages plus advertising, shows some fading and edge wear with spotting and scurffs, corners bumped, spine ends tattered with some chips in cloth, piece of tape on spine, former owner's names on front free end paper in pencil and ink, interior pages a little foxed and tanned, binding a bit shaken.

$75.00

Vandega Seotud
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Vandega Seotud

By Kreem, Robert

London, Ontario, Canada: Elvidge Printing Co., Limited, 1984. Unknown. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 237 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Written in Estonian and appears to be an autobiography. Illustrated blue wraps with black titles on front cover and spine. Some edge wear, spine a bit cocked, back cover scrubbed, some tanning, reading creases near spine, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$30.00

Song Without End
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Song Without End

By White, Hilda

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1962. Second printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 300 pages. A fictionalized account of the romance leading up to the marriage of Clara and Robert Schumann. Ex-library. Tan cloth binding with black titles on spine. Cover a bit soiled and faded with tanning, darkening of spine, spine cocked with light crease, edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, library number on spine, library stamp and "discard" on front end papers with some spotting, library stamp and notations on a couple of interior pages, interior pages lightly tanned, library pocket, stamps and date due sheet on back end papers, binding tight.

$12.00

The Astor Orphan
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The Astor Orphan

By Aldrich, Alexandra

New York: Harper Collins, Publisher, 2013. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. 257 pages, illustrated with small black and white photographs. The story of a direct descendant of the famous Astor family who grew up impoverished on the Hudson Valley estate of her ancestors. White boards with white cloth spine, black titles on spine, end papers illustrated with family trees. Corners a little bumped, cover and interior pages clean, binding tight. Decorated blue dust jacket with black titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, small nicks in upper edge, otherwise bright and clean, not price clipped. No remainder marks.

$12.00

Last Words of Famous Men and Women
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Last Words of Famous Men and Women

By Egbert, Walter R.

Norristown, Pennsylvania: Herald Printing and Binding Rooms, 1898. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 192 pages with index. A collection of fascinating short biographies with the reported last words of the famous. Quarter brown cloth over white cloth binding, gilt titles on spine, rough cut bottom edge, decorative end papers. Heavy wear to cover, especially at spine, corners and spine ends bumped, some soiling of white cloth, end papers tanned, former owner's imprint on front free end paper, title page detached and laid in, binding otherwise tight.

$20.00

Remembering Margaret Mitchell
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Remembering Margaret Mitchell

By Love, Lucille Thompson, Mary Ellen DeBarbieri Kozuch, and Linda Bourgeois Davidson

Huntsville, Alabama: Ellen Ross Publishers1, 1992. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 191 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and facsimile documents as well as drawings. A limited, numbered edition honoring Margaret Mitchell and her work. Number 326 of 965. Burgundy binding with photograph of Margaret Mitchell on front cover, gilt titles on front cover and spine. Very little shelf wear to cover with minor bumping of spine ends and corners, interior pages bright and clean, signed and inscribed on half title "To Chase Stephens, With best wishes, Lucille Thompson Love, June 11, 1993." Also laid in is an invitation to the grand opening of The Road To Tara Museum on June 10, 1993. White illustrated dust jacket with black titles on front cover and spine is a little soiled with minor scuffs, light edge wear, cut a little smaller than the book, not clipped.

$150.00

Down the Colorado
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Down the Colorado

By North, Mary Remsen

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 164 pages, plus Putnam's advertising, illustrated with black and white photo plates. With an introduction by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh of the Powell Colorado River Expedition of 1871. The memoir of a ten-year-old girl and her travel with her family down the Colorado River and Lower California. Orange cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine, pictoral end papers. Spine faded and a bit soiled, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, a little spotting, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight, pencil notations on blank pages before half title, a little worming of back end papers with some surface loss.

$100.00

Guiseppe Verdi, His Life and Works
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Guiseppe Verdi, His Life and Works

By Toye, Francis

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 414 pages plus index, illustrated with black and white plates and musical notation. Introduction by Herbert Weinstock. A biography of the talented Italian opera composer who dominated the opera scene of his time. Brick red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Wrinkle in cloth at base of spine, some edge wear, spine cocked, corners and spine ends a little bumped, light spotting, interior pages tanned, binding tight.

$20.00

The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, Called the Magnificent
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The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, Called the Magnificent

By Roscoe, William, Revised by his son, Thomas roscoe

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 564 pages, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece portrait. Bohn's Standard Library. Green cloth binding with blindstamped decorations on front cover and spine, gilt titles on spine, advertising on end papers. Some fading of gilt, edge wear to cover with scuffing and fading, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, small nicks in spine edges, a little spotting, front hinge weak and showing a bit of webbing, foxing of tissue, interior pages tanned with some foxing, binding otherwise tight.

$20.00

Preston Sturges, His Life in His Words
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Preston Sturges, His Life in His Words

By Sturges, Preston, adapted and edited by Sandy Sturges

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. 352 pages with index and two black and white photo sections. The autobiography of the great writer and director of Hollywood's screwball comedies of the 1930s and 1940s, put together by his wife from his detailed journals. Blue boards with red spine, silver titles on spine and blindstamped imprint on front cover, blue end papers, red errata card laid in. A little edge wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends, top edges of cover a little faded, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. White illustrated dust jacket with black titles on front cover and spine shows a little tanning, light edge wear, minor spotting, not price clipped.

$15.00

Yankee Lawyer
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Yankee Lawyer

By Tutt, Ephraim

Chicago: The Peoples Book Club, 1943. Special edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 403 pages, illustrated with black and white photo section. A look at famous politicians and interesting people in old New York. Tan cloth binding with black title block and bands and gilt titles and decorations on spine, illustrated end papers. A little edge wear with a little bumping of corners and spine ends, titles bright, cover clean, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, binding tight. Red dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine is a little chipped and creased at edges, short tears at folds, not clipped, minor fading.

$10.00

In Peril on the Sea
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In Peril on the Sea

By Bell, Robert W. and D. Bruce Lockerbie

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 284 pages, illustrated with black and white photo section. The dramatic story of a group of missionaries and their children on a ship sunk by a German U-boat attack during World War II and how one man's faith led to forgiveness. Bright blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Minor edge wear with a little bumping of corners and spine ends, minor scuffing of boards, former owner's address sticker on front free end paper, interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, scratch down one side of front with scuffs at either eidge of front, a little tanning, not clipped.

$10.00

The Autobiography
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The Autobiography

By Major, John

New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1999. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 774 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photo plate sections. The autobiography of the man who worked his way up from unemployment to membership in Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party and went on to serve as Prime Minister. Black boards with black cloth spine, gilt titles on spine. Very light ege wear, a small spot or two on cover, small wrinkle at base of spine, gilt bright, signed and inscribed by author on front free end paper with another signature and inscription, interior pages clean and bright, binding tight. Black illustrated dust jacket with copper and white titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, scuffing and minor spotting on back of jacket, not price clipped.

$25.00

My Day
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My Day

By Pryor, Mrs. Roger A.

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 454 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. A Virginia lady remembers people and places as she moved through the elite of Southern society. Green decorated cloth binding with white titles on front cover, gold titles and decoration on spine, gilt top edge. Cover spotted, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, titles on front cover rubbed and faded but spine titles sharp, hinges weak and showing webbing, interior pages a little tanned, former owner's name and date on front free endpaper, spine slightly cocked, binding otherwise tight.

$14.00

The Scottish Queen
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The Scottish Queen

By Gorman, Herbert

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1932. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 605 pages with index, illustrated with black and white plates, two-color title page. An in-depth biography of Mary Stuart. Tan cloth binding with very light embossed decorations on front cover and spine, gilt titles on front cover and black titles on spine, rough cut leading edge. Cover a bit scuffed and soiled with spotting, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, possible author signature on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned with plates darker, binding tight.

$20.00

George Meredith
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George Meredith

By Henderson, M. Sturge

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 324 pages, indexed. Biography of the popular novelist and poet. Quarter green cloth over olive boards, gilt titles on leather title block on spine. Title block leather chipped, titles still bright, some edge wear to cover, minor spotting, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages tanning a little, gift inscription on front free end paper, binding tight.

$10.00

Brown Sugar
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Brown Sugar

By Bogle, Donald

New York: Harmony Books, 1980. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 208 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. A wonderful collection of biographies of talented African American women who struggled with prejudice and hard times to have their voices heard. Features Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Josephine Baker, Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Donna Summer and more. Black quarter cloth over brown boards; copper titles on spine, black end papers. Minimal edge wear to cover, light bumping of corners and spine, a little spotting of end papers, signed and inscribed by author on half title, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Illustrated brown jacket with pink and white titles on front cover and spine is a little faded and scuffed, minor stains, curling at edges, light creases, tiny edge tears, $15.95 price not clipped.

$15.00

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