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I'm Not Dead Yet: The Incredible Story of Randy Bird, Paraplegic and Professional Rodeo Cowboy

by Bird, Randy; and Ron Westmoreland

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781567960006
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$30.00

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Waco, Texas: WRS Publishing, 1992. Gift inscription to previous owner accompanied by a color photograph (affixed to page) of Randy Bird competing in a rodeo event. Randy Bird added an inscription on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket is price-clipped and in fine condition otherwise. 236 pages plus a one-page Glossary and two pages of ads for other titles… Read more
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$30.00
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The Salukis in My Life

by Clark,Terence

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
2018
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781911487036
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$25.00

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Surbiton, Surrey, UK: Medina Publishing, 2018. 328 pages with Glossary of Names in the Text, Annex, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with photographs. "A fascinating memoir by ex-diplomat Sir Terence Clark about his life in the Middle East and his never-ending love affair with Salukis.". Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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'Tis: A Memoir

by McCourt, Frank

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
199
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$80.00

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Easton Press, 199. Signed, Limited First Edition bound in leather with gilt decoration and lettering from the Easton Press. This copy is signed by McCourt on the limitation page and numbered 107 of 1600. Silk moiré endpapers with a small blemish to the front pastedown endpaper. All edges gilt with a small abrasion to the fore-edge. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn… Read more
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$80.00
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The Strassmanns: Science, Politics, and Migration in Turbulent Times, 1793-1993

by Strassmann, W. Paul [English Translation by Evelyn Zegenhagen]

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9781845454166
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$35.00

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New York: Berghahn Books, 2008. 262 pages with Notes, Appendices (Family Trees), Bibliography, and Index. "Across six generations and two hundred years, this book tells the story of a German-Jewish family who emigrated from Rawicz, Poland, first to Prussian Berlin, and finally to America. In Berlin they found success in politics, medical science, theatre, and aviation and considered themselves German… Read more
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The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria

by Blunt, Wilfrid

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670284566
Item Price
$5.00

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New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1970. The dust jacket is faded, browned inside, and price-clipped. Jacket text is very faint. 264 pages with Appendices, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated throughout. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$5.00
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Anne, the Princess Royal: A Princess for our Times

by Cathcart, Helen

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Revised and Enlarged Edition
ISBN
9780491030588
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$15.00

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London: W.H. Allen, 1988. Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean copy. 239 pages with Bibliography and black and white photos. . Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$15.00
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Who Killed Joe McCarthy?

by Ewald, William Bragg

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671449469
Item Price
$8.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984. 399 pages with Index. Black and white photos. From the jacket: "The first complete account, based on new documentary evidence, of the Wisconsin senator's politically fatal confrontation with the army.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$8.00
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Queen Alexandra

by Battiscombe, Georgina

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780094565609
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1969. Shelf wear and light edge wear to book and jacket. Related clippings laid in. 336 pages with Notes, Genealogical Tables, and Index. Illustrated. This is a biography of the queen who became the leader of London society and the idol of the nation. Queen Alexandra was Princess of Wales from 1863 to 1901. She… Read more
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$10.00
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The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603

by Black, J.B.

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780904017144
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$10.00

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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1969. 1969 reprint of the 1959 Second Edition (first published 1936). Mild edge wear to the boards. The front pastedown endpaper has a bookseller label (Foyles) and a previous owner bookplate. The front free endpaper has a handwritten date in ink. The price-clipped dust jacket is edge-worn with tears at the spine ends and… Read more
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$10.00
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My Young Friends: The Queen's Young Family

by JAYNE FINCHER' 'VALERIE GARNER

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780297795186
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$10.00

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London: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, 1989. Previous owner purchase date on the front endpaper. 117 pages with Bibliography. More than 100 color portraits by Royal photographer Jayne Fincher. "The lives, careers and characters of these young working royals: Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones and Viscount Linely, Lady Helen Windsor and George, Earl of St Andrews, Marina and James Ogilvy, Prince Edward and Sarah,… Read more
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Cromwell: The Lord Protector

by Fraser, Antonia

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
BOOK CLUB EDITION
ISBN
9780394470344
Item Price
$6.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Very mild wear to the book, light edge and rubbing wear to the jacket. Binding is tight and square. 774 pages with References, Reference Books, and Index. "Recounts the life, personality, and career of Oliver Cromwell as the Lord Protector of Great Britain from 1649-1660.". BOOK CLUB EDITION. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$6.50
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Eugenie and Napoleon III: A Dual Biography

by Duff, David

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
BOOK CLUB EDITION
ISBN
9780688033385
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1978. Light edge wear to book and jacket. Handwritten date and bookplate on the front endpaper. 308 pages with Bibliography, Source References, and Index. Illustrated with twenty-four black and white photographs. . BOOK CLUB EDITION. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$10.00
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The Royal Family: An Informal Portrait

by White, Ralphe M. and Graham Fisher

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
Item Price
$7.00

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New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1969. Mild wear to book and jacket. Bookstore label an some penciled notes on the rear endpapers. 275 pages with black and white photos.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$7.00
image of TO BE A KING: A Privileged Account of the Early Life and Education of HRH The Prince f Wales Written with the Approval of HM The Queen

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London: Hutchinson Of London, 1968. 210 pages with black and white photos.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$20.00
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Prime Ministers of Britain: From Robert Walpole to James Callaghan

by Hellicar, Eileen

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715374863
Item Price
$10.00

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London: David & Charles, 1978. Bookstore price sticker on the front flap of the jacket. 159 pages with Index. Brief bios of the Prime Ministers accompanied by portrait drawings by Shirley Curzon.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Shirley Curzon.
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$10.00
image of THE QUEEN: The Life of Elizabeth II

THE QUEEN: The Life of Elizabeth II

by Longford, Elizabeth

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
BOOK CLUB EDITION
ISBN
9780394523286
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$8.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. 413 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with 44 pages of black and white photographs and a family history chart of the Royal House of Windsor.. BOOK CLUB EDITION. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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$8.00
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Queen Elizabeth: A Portrait of the Queen Mother

by Mortimer, Penelope

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
BOOK CLUB EDITION
ISBN
9780312659844
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$8.00

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New York: St Martins Press, 1986. Spine of the dust jacket has chipping at the head and rubbing wear at the foot. Slight bit of rubbing wear on the jacket's rear panel. 288 pages with Notes, Select Bibliography, and Index. Black and white photos. The Queen Mother's family tree is printed on the endpapers. . BOOK CLUB EDITION. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen

by Bradford, Sarah

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780374147495
Item Price
$9.00

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1996. 564 pages with Sources, Select Bibliography, and Index. Black and white photos. Laid in is a book review from the New Yorker, by John Updike. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Her Support to the Throne During Four Reigns

by Laird, Dorothy

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. Mild wear to book and jacket. No tears, marks or stains. 347 pages with Notes on Illustrations and Index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the jacket: "The study of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother begins with current day (1966) , goes back to the 1920s when as Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, she was… Read more
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Rose: My Life In Service

by Harrison, Rosina

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Whiting Books, IOBA
Published
1975
Condition
Good
Edition
BOOK CLUB EDITION
ISBN
9780670608140
Item Price
$5.00

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Viking, 1975. Mild shelf wear and a slanted spine. The dust jacket has some edge wear and a few short tears. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. 237 pages with black and white photos. Recollections of life in one of England's grandest households by the personal maid to Nancy, Lady Astor.. BOOK CLUB EDITION. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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