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John Adams

John Adams

by David Willis McCullough

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John Adams

by David McCullough David McCollough

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John Adams

John Adams

by McCULLOUGH, David

New York: Simon and Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0684813637 . 15th printing. The author's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the second U. S. President, John Adams, draws heavily on his letters to and from his beloved wife Abigail. Includes 3 sections of plates bearing paintings, photos and drawings in both color and black & white. With endnotes, bibliography and index. --- In brown and black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket... Read more
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$14.50
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. A lovely copy of Sendak's most famous work. Book in Near Fine condition having been protected by it's original dust jacket. A few little finger smudges to margins of the pages, otherwise a clean, attractive copy. In a Near Fine dust jacket with some overall age toning, most noticeably at the spine. A small chip at the base of the spine and marginal wear at the crown. In all a copy that is far above average. With all issue points on both... Read more
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$7500.00
The Author's Original Typed Manuscript for "Journey in the Dark.

The Author's Original Typed Manuscript for "Journey in the Dark.

by Flavin, Martin

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. The author's original hand-corrected typescript for his most important work, "Journey in the Dark," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944. Donated by Flavin to the US Treasury Department "to help the war financing campaign," with a certificate from "The Books and Authors War Bond Committee" dated May, 1945. This typescript purchased by or for Seton Hill College in Greensburg, PA, as printed on the certificate. A note in the author's hand reads as follows: "This is the... Read more
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$8500.00
Silent Spring

Silent Spring

by Carson, Rachel

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. A Fine copy of the book in a very Nearly Fine dust jacket. Jacket slightly toned on the spine, but presenting beautifully overall. Rachel Carson's pivotal work of modern environmentalism. "A marine biologist and nature writer, Rachel Carson catalyzed the global environmental movement with her 1962 book Silent Spring. Outlining the dangers of chemical pesticides, the book led to a nationwide ban on DDT...and ultimately led to the creation... Read more
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$850.00
Before the Ever After

Before the Ever After

by Woodson, Jacqueline

New York: Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin Random House, 2020. Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel in verse of a young man whose sports-hero father is changing in a scary way; his friends have his back. Hardcover in jacket, as pictured; first edition (first printing) with full number string; no notice of award on jacket. Light wear to book & jacket, minor bumping to corners; clean & unmarked. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.
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$40.00
Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

by Bellow, Saul

New York: Harper & Row, 1984. Collection of short stories by the Nobel Prize winner. Hardcover, stated first edition (first printing) SIGNED by the author on the free endsheet. Hint of wear to book & jacket, front jacket flap creased, else near fine.. Signed by Author. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo.
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$45.00
Laughing Boy

Laughing Boy

by La Farge, Oliver

Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge (1929 Houghton Mifflin 1st. Edition) Please see our stock photos. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Spine is sunned. Summary: Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the struggles of the Navajo in Southwestern United States to reconcile their culture with that of the United States. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. It was adapted as a film of the same name, released in 1934."
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$100.00
Ethics and Economic Progress

Ethics and Economic Progress

by Buchanan, James M

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994. Economic theory. Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1986. Hardcover. As new in shrinkwrap, clean, unmarked, unused.. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Octavo.
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$40.00
Vein Of Iron, by Ellen Glasgow

Vein Of Iron, by Ellen Glasgow

by Glasgow, Ellen

Glasgow, Ellen: Vein of Iron, 1935 Harcourt, Brace Stated First Edition. Used. Good+/ Good+ Original dust jacket. Rare thus. PULITZER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR. Summary: stresses one of Glasgow's dominant themes: that only the strong can make it through the hardships of life." A nice find.
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$100.00
A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

by Agee, James

New York: McDowell Obolensky, 1957. Novel of the death of a young father and its effects on his family, and life in Knoxville Tennessee before the Great War, published posthumously; winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1958. First edition (first printing), first state, with title page in blue and textual error ("Walking" for 'Waking') on page 80. Hardcover, full blue cloth, silver titling, green decoration. Light wear to book, some fading to the spine & edges, minor binding... Read more
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$100.00
The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

by Wilder, Thornton

NY: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1927 Albert & Charles Boni FIRST EDITION stated 4th printing (December 1927) in VG/G condition. The HB is clean and tight with minor wear. The unclipped DJ ( $ 2.50) is later state ( 156th thousand) in GOOD condition missing a small piece at the top spine end. The colors are still bright..
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$200.00
The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins

by Paterson, Katherine

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1978. Fifth printing of this Newbery Honor book, about a gutsy & scheming foster kid. SIGNED by the author on the title page, dated 3/15/80. Hardcover, light blue cloth spine over tan boards, yellow titling. Light wear to book, minor fading to top edge; jacket shows minor edgewear, short tear to upper front panel; some creasing to the rear panel & lower spine. Text clean; [10], 148 pages + biographical note. . Signed by Author. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very... Read more
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$50.00
Paul Revere & the World He Lived In

Paul Revere & the World He Lived In

by Forbes, Esther

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the notorious anti-British silversmith, industrialist, and after-hours canterer. Apparently the first printing, with date on title page, but actually the first book club issue, with no price on the jacket; binding of fine-weave salmon cloth titled in blue, small cover design, no book-club deboss on back, top edge tinted light orange, BOMC flyer laid in. Light wear to book; jacket shows minor edgewear. Text clean; xiii, blank, 498... Read more
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$25.00
Seferis and Friends (Some of George Seferis' Friends in the English-Speaking World

Seferis and Friends (Some of George Seferis' Friends in the English-Speaking World

by Thaniel, George; edited by Ed Phinney

Stratford, Ontario: Mercury Press, 1994. Collection of letters with commentary; correspondents include Lawrence Durrell, Auden, Cavafy, Spender, MacLeish, Eliot, Runciman, Eugene J. McCarthy, E. M. Forster, John Lehmann, Robert Graves, Henry Miller. Paperback, off-white covers, copper & black titling. Light wear, hint of corner curl. Text clean; 144 pages. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 6" by 9".
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$20.00
World Light

World Light

by Laxness, Halldor; translated by Magnus Magnusson

Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. First edition in English of this Icelandic author's satiric look at his homeland, inspired by the life of alienated poet Magnus Hjaltason Magnusson, the last of his "epic" novels, not well-received in Iceland because of its "harshly ironic portrayal of a backward Iceland during the rise of capitalism"; Laxness won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955. Stout hardcover, full blue cloth, silver titling. Light wear to book, rear corners... Read more
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$235.00
My Brother George Seferis

My Brother George Seferis

by Tsatsos, Ioanna; translated by Jean Demos

St. Paul: North Central Publishing Company, 1982. Biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Greek poet by his sister, also a poet. First American edition. Hardcover, full teal cloth, gilt titling. Light wear to book, ink gift note on free endsheet; jacket rubbed with short tears, creasing. Text clean; xvi, 257 pages + list of other Nostos books; index, b/w frontispiece.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.
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$25.00