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Let the chips fall   Signed

Let the chips fall Signed

by Vallee, Rudy

Signature on front end page with date autographed and gift inscription above it. Dust jacket is very worn along top and bottom edges with small tears.
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$19.98
Sidney Lanier

Sidney Lanier

by Mims, Edwin

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 385 pages with index, illustrated with tissue protected black and white frontispiece portrait of Lanier with facsimile signature plus black and white plates. A biography of the Southern poet, musician and Confederate soldier. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Cover heavily spotted, spine faded, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, former owner's name on front free end paper,... Read more
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$6.00
The President's Wife

The President's Wife

by Ross, Ishbel

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1973. Hardcover. Good +/good. 378 pages, indexed with notes and black and white photograph section. A biography of the wife of Abraham Lincoln, a Kentucky girl who became First Lady during a difficult time in American history. Red and dark blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, gilt a little faded, light crease in spine, interior pages lightly tanned. Illustrated dark jacket with orange and white lettering is... Read more
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$10.00
Evergreen Review

Evergreen Review

by Hayden, Tom and Lester, Julius and Krim, Seymour and Klein,W. And Freed, A

Evergreen Review, 1970. Book. Evergreen Review Magazine, the April 1970 issue. Cover is from William Klein's film "Mr. Freedom" also has a storyboard sequence of the film. Other articles include Lester on censorship of Black writers, Hayden on the Chicago Conspiracy trial, Krim on artist Sam Goodman and a Portfolio of of nude sexual photos by Freed. Also has many 1960's style counterculture ads. Normal wear to covers and a coupon cut out of the back cover o/w a VERY GOOD COPY..
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$12.00
THE GUERRILLAS HAVE TAKEN OUR SON

THE GUERRILLAS HAVE TAKEN OUR SON

by Stendal, Chad & Pat

MN: Ransom Press. Very Good+. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 0931221021 . Signed by Pat Stendal on title page. Light Corner & edgewear, a little corner curling. Internally clean & tight. B/w photos. 208 pages. "The true story of an American family and how they dealt with the kidnapping of their jungle pilot son....amid the chaotic conditions of cocaine trafficking and Marxist guerrilla activity in Columbia. " Christian themes. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo... Read more
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$14.50
The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos

The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos

by Horwitz, Sylvia L

278 page biography about the discoverer of the ancient civilization of Crete. Condition: light dust soiling top page edges, else fine in fine dust jacket. k4
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$12.99
Music in Every Room: around the World in a Bad Mood

Music in Every Room: around the World in a Bad Mood

by Krich, John

304 page travel book. Condition: Very light wear. k4
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$12.99
My Day

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,... Read more
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$14.00
Napoleon: His Army And His Generals, Their Unexampled Career ( With A Sketch Of the French Revolution)

Napoleon: His Army And His Generals, Their Unexampled Career ( With A Sketch Of the French Revolution)

by An American

World Publishing, 1875. Book. This edition is a VERY GOOD COPY, cover has some wear and chipping to spine but text is tight and bright with no marking..
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$55.00
Always Running - La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Always Running - La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

by Rodriguez, Luis J

Connecticut: Curbstone Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Jorge - Luis Rodriguez 3-8-94" in a large scrawling script. First edition in dustjacket. Very good condition - some bruising at the spine tips. Binding is tight as if unread. Pages are clean and unmarked. The dustjacket is also very good with minor wear to the panel edges. 260 pp., glossary.
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$22.50
Lennon Revealed

Lennon Revealed

by Kane, Larry

Running Press, 2005. FIRST PRINTING, ADVANCE READING COPY, VERY GOOD COPY. Kane is a former reporter who traveled with the Beatles in 1964, here uses new interviews and in revelations on Lennon's life.. Book.
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$10.00
Birding In Babylon

Birding In Babylon

by Trouern - Trend, Jonathan

Sierra Club, 2006. Book. Hardcover. Trouern - Trend was stationed in Iraq as National Guardmen. This is his account of his birding activities there. FINE COPY, SIGNED by author on title page, FIRST PRINTING. The author has been bird watcher since 12 years old. A small, attractive, hard cover book signed. Decorative cover with no dj as issued..
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$25.00
LIncoln, Autobiographical Writings, Published For The First Time

LIncoln, Autobiographical Writings, Published For The First Time

by Lincoln, Abraham and Angle, Paul (Editor)

Kingsport Press, 1947. Book. Hardcover. Collection of Lincoln's autobiographical writings. Privately Printed, LIMITED EDITION OF 1250, glassine dustwrapper with a s inch tear but complete, also contained in a CARDBOARD BOX as issued but with some tears at corners, SIGNED PUBLISHER'S CARD. NEAR FINE BOOK..
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$175.00
THIS GILDED AFRICAN: Toussaint L'Ouverture

THIS GILDED AFRICAN: Toussaint L'Ouverture

by Parkinson, Wenda

United Kingdom: Quartet Books. Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0704321874 . A Very Good First Edition hardcover in a Very Good dustjacket. The book is in clean brown boards, with bumping to spine ends, sharp corners, small stains to text block edge. Internally, no writing or stamps, clean pages. The unclipped dustjacket is tanned to the spine and cover, a little creased to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48... Read more
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£9.95
THE SPY WHO STAYED OUT IN THE COLD: The Secret Life of Accused FBI Double Agent Robert Hansen

THE SPY WHO STAYED OUT IN THE COLD: The Secret Life of Accused FBI Double Agent Robert Hansen

by Havill, Adrian

St. Martins Press, 2001. Book. A well written account of the thirty year FBI agent who was also a double agent giving classified info to the Soviet Union. The movie "Breach" was based on his story. Tall, glossy pictorial, trade paperback style, ADVANCED READERS COPY, FIRST EDITION, FINE COPY..
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$12.00
DAVID LIVINGSTONE: The Story Of His Life told by Dora C. Abdy

DAVID LIVINGSTONE: The Story Of His Life told by Dora C. Abdy

by Abdy, Dora C

United Kingdom: Universities' Mission to Central Africa. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1937. Hardcover. READING COPY - A Good hardcover in a Fair price-clipped dustjacket. The book is in slightly foxed green boards, lightly bumped to corners, the spine is bumped to the ends, with damage to the head and some lean. Internally, previous owner's name inked to front pastedown, lightly toned pages, foxed to the text-block edges. The scarce, foxed and soiled dustjacket, with faint moisture stain to the... Read more
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£9.95
Valentino

Valentino

by Shulman, Irving

Book & Dj. were in Very Fine Condition (very little wear) but book was stored improperly and the top edges of the pages got bent in Act Three, Scenes 10 & 11. First Edition, top page edges are purple.
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$12.49
Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me

Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me

by Young, Andrea

Penquin, 2000. The author writes of her upbringing in the South by her extraordinary mother who was also the wife of Andrew Young. Highlights Black Civil Rights era, focus on Black family values, home, family..FINE COPY, FIRST EDITION, ADVANCED READING COPY, glossy pictorial covers, trade paperback style.. Trade Paperback. Book.
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$10.00
Venture to the Interior

Venture to the Interior

by van der Post, Laurens

Hogarth Press, Ltd., 1954. Hardcover. Good/fair. Vanguard Library No. 24. Interior pages yellowed, dust jacket chipped, edge worn.
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$5.95
Fire and Air: A Life on the Edge with AUTOGRAPH

Fire and Air: A Life on the Edge with AUTOGRAPH

by Wagstaff, Patty; Cooper, Ann L

Name signed in blue on front end paper with a star. Book & Dust Jacket Like New - First Edition
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$125.00
Vogue Magazine March 2012 Adele on Cover

Vogue Magazine March 2012 Adele on Cover

by Editor in Chief

There is some wear to cover as photographed. About ten pages have creased corners. Perfume Samples and Color Designer Ads throughout. Heavy Magazine. Extra postage may be required INTERNATIONALLY. Domestic Shipping as shown. Includes Adele's story and the passing of Picasso.
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$35.00
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION In Search of Our Beginnings

THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION In Search of Our Beginnings

by Heyerdahl, Thor

Doublday. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385173571 . Hardcover clean & tight, no markings, profuse colour illustrations. Jacket has moderate edgewear and some small tears, light scuffing, not clipped. What could the first Sumerians have told us, if they returned to life At least their tablets record how they came and from where. They came by . They came sailing in through the gulf, and their earliest works of art illustrated the kind of watercraft that... Read more
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$9.05
FORGIVING THE DEAD MAN WALKING

FORGIVING THE DEAD MAN WALKING

by Morris, Debbie; Lewis, Gregg

First Printing, in Near Fine Condition, Inscribed on Half title page, "To Michelle In Christ, Debbie Morris."
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$10.00
Harold, The Last of the Saxon Kings

Harold, The Last of the Saxon Kings

by Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer

Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott Company, 1891. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 362 pages, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece drawing. Complete in one volume; The Lord Lytton Editon. Green cloth binding with black stamped design in front cover and gilt and black decorations and titles on spine, brown end papers. Some staining and spotting of cover, gilt bright, bumping of corners and spine ends, back cover coth a little wrinkled, light wrinkles and creases in end papers, former... Read more
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$5.00
ACTING UP: A Diary

ACTING UP: A Diary

by Hare, David

Faber and Faber, 1999. Book. Trade Paperback. The acclaimed British playwright's diary of his recent experience as an actor, comments on the profession as well as on the director, portraits of other actors in the production -- Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench. UNCORRECTED PROOF, FINE COPY, SIGNED by Hare on the title page..
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$30.00