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The Country Diary Of an Edwardian Lady

The Country Diary Of an Edwardian Lady

by Edith Holden

“The first publication of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady in 1977 was a publishing phenomenon. The facsimile reproduction of Edith Holden’s naturalist’s diary for the year 1906 sold over one million copies in its first year and held the record number of appearances in bestseller lists for 15 years. Now on the 20th anniversary of its publication, we are reissuing the book. Edith Holden’s handwritten works, including her favourite poems, personal thoughts and observations on the wildlife... Read more about this item
Testimony

Testimony

by Robbie Robertson

Anti Diva

Anti Diva

by Carole Pope

Carl Van Doren

Carl Van Doren

by Carl Van Doren

Marsden Hartley In Maine

Marsden Hartley In Maine

by Scribner Ames

Love Affair

Love Affair

by Ruth Kligman

A Life In Parts

A Life In Parts

by Bryan Cranston

This 'n That

This 'n That

by Bette With Michael Herskowitz Davis

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Moe Berg, Athlete, Scholar, Spy

by Louis, Barbara Fitzgerald and Tom Sewell Kaufman

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Merchant Princes

by Leon A Harris

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Famous People Who Have Met Me

by Robert Edward; O'Grady, Jean Knowles

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Robert Frost

by W Storrs Lee

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Adventures In the African Jungle

by Carl and Mary L Jobe Akeley

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Journal Of Edward Cavileer Hinde

by Edward Cavileer Jerome Peltier Hinde

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Nine Greek Dramas

by Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes Aeschylus

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Days of Our Years 1903 - 1938

Days of Our Years 1903 - 1938

by Pierre Van Passen

Book is in Fine/Near Fine condition with untrimmed leaves but inside binding split by title page. Dust on top pages of book. Small bookplate inside front cover. No dj. Almost no wear to cover but some fading on spine.
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$17.50
Higher Purpose: the Heroic Story of the First Disabled Man to Conquer  Everest

Higher Purpose: the Heroic Story of the First Disabled Man to Conquer Everest

by Whittaker, Tom; Dodd, Johnny

273 pages of courage and determination as Tom Whittaker climbs Everest after a tragic accident left him disabled. Fine in Fine jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall
mil 8
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$10.00
People (Magazine)

People (Magazine)

by Dan Wakeford, Editor

This magazine was printed and mailed out to celebrate Betty White's 100th birthday on January 17, 2022. Unfortunately she didn't make it. There are some other interesting stories in this magazine as well. In Very Good used condition. The mailing address has been inked over and some ink got on the backside by "The Final Chapter". Normally I don't list items this new but, due to the printing error, I consider this one to be a collectible.
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$20.00
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 about this item
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$10.00
THE HUMMING-BIRD TREE

THE HUMMING-BIRD TREE

by McDonald, Ian

London: Heinemann. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 0434440213 . Retired library book, but with fairly moderate markings. Laminated cover, small spine sticker, jacket attached to book, two stamps, & back pocket with cut across back flap to insert pocket. Otherwise book is clean & unmarked, with only very light wear - an attractive copy. A novel of childhood set in Trinidad. It will be of particular interest to the numerous enthusiasts of "The Year in... Read more about this item
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$25.50
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1972-1973

The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1972-1973

by Dick, Philip K

Novato, CA / Lancaster, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1993. Hardcover. xxvi, 387pp. Blue cloth stamped in silver on the spine panel. Introduction by Dennis Etchison. Underwood-Miller catalog card laid in. A bright fine copy in fine dustjacket. Dustjacket art by Ilene Meyer. ; Octavo.
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$120.00
De l'autre côte de Corto. Hugo Pratt - Entretiens avec Dominique Petitfaux

De l'autre côte de Corto. Hugo Pratt - Entretiens avec Dominique Petitfaux

by Petitfaux, Dominique

Paris: Casterman, 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 206pp. Original wrappers. Collects a series of interviews with Hugo Pratt. Includes short biographical notes, bibliographical notes, and more. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Light toning to text block, mild edge wear, faint crease to front cover. A very good+ copy. In the French language. ; Quarto.
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$150.00
The man beneath the gift: The story of my life

The man beneath the gift: The story of my life

by DiOrio, Ralph A.; Gropman, Donald

First Edition Inscribed and Dated Nov. 24, 1980 By Author. (Has J.M.J.) by the date. "To (names) With deep respect & wishes for the best of health, peace & happiness. (sign of the cross) Fr. Ralph DiOrio. Book Like New, Dust Jacket Near Fine rubbed corner, some small scratches. Ships with delivery confirmation.
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$75.00
I Married Adventure : The Lives And Adventures Of Martin And Osa Johnson

I Married Adventure : The Lives And Adventures Of Martin And Osa Johnson

by Johnson, Osa

Garden City, New York: Halcyon House. Very Good with no Dust Jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover. 376 pages: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 2.8: Ex-Library: KB#011299: No dustjacket is included. Is ex-library copy in dark brown boards with faded spine, and library stamp found on one interior page. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Has small light stain at top of first few pages. Contains over 60 pages of... Read more about this item
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$65.00
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 about this item
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$9.05
Con Hugo: il creatore di Corto Maltese raccontato dalla figlia

Con Hugo: il creatore di Corto Maltese raccontato dalla figlia

by Pratt, Silvina; Bocquet, Josè Luis

Venezia: Marsilio Editori, 2008. First Italian Edition. Softcover. A fine copy. Profusely illustrated. Translated from the French by Raffaella Fontana. In the Italian language. ; Octavo; 247 pages.
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$42.00
Historia della vita, et fatti dell'eccellentissimo Capitano di guerra Bartolomeo Coglione. Scritta per M. Pietro Spino

Historia della vita, et fatti dell'eccellentissimo Capitano di guerra Bartolomeo Coglione. Scritta per M. Pietro Spino

by Spino, Pietro

Vinetia: Appresso Gratioso Percaccino, 1569. Hardcover. [24], 283, [1]p. Old quarter calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gold, all edges blue. Copper engraved title, portrait frontispiece, one foldout plate with the coats of arms of the Colleoni family, initials, head-pieces, tail-pieces and printer's device. The fascinating life and times of one of the most famous Italian soldiers of fortune. Small labels on the front panel and the front free endpaper, short tear and wear to the spine. There... Read more about this item
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$2,400.00
Pictures from Prison Life. An Historical Sketch of the Massachusetts State Prison. With Narratives and Incidents, and Suggestions on Discipline

Pictures from Prison Life. An Historical Sketch of the Massachusetts State Prison. With Narratives and Incidents, and Suggestions on Discipline

by Haynes, Gideon

Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1872. Hardcover. 334pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the spine panel. Double wood engraved frontispiece with views of the old prison, built in 1805 and of the same in 1868. Wear to spine ends, short inscription on the front free endpaper, a few faint smudges to some of the leaves, one of the plates is partially detached. ; Octavo.
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$90.00
Bomber Harris, The Story of Sir Arthur Harris

Bomber Harris, The Story of Sir Arthur Harris

by Saward, Dudley

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1985. First American edition. Hardcover. Good +/good. 247 pages, indexed and illustrated with black and white photo sections. Foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant, CH, CBE. Ex-library. The authorized biography of the Marshal of the Royal Air Force, who ws the controversial advocate of saturation bombing during World War II. Navy boards with black cloth spine with titles on spine. Very light edge wear to cover, boards sprung at front hinge, library... Read more about this item
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$7.00
AN EDIBLE JOURNEY Exploring the Islands Fine Food, Farms and Vineyards

AN EDIBLE JOURNEY Exploring the Islands Fine Food, Farms and Vineyards

by Levinson, Elizabeth

Vancouver, B. C.: Touchwood Editions. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1894898052 . Excellent conditon. Ex-library with heavy laminated cover and usual stamps & stickers - ony light wear overall, very light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages clean & unmarked. Illustrated in b/w & colour. 290 pages. Description.....the author explores the bounty of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. She has tracked down luscious organic vegetables and fruits, outstanding cheeses... Read more about this item
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$13.50
Glamour Magazine with the Desktop Windows 8 Cover, Glamour Women of the Year December 2012

Glamour Magazine with the Desktop Windows 8 Cover, Glamour Women of the Year December 2012

by Cindi Leave Editor in Chief

Cover has a Nick in the spine and some minor cover wear.
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$17.99
To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin.

To Rule the Night: The Discovery Voyage of Astronaut Jim Irwin.

by IRWIN, James, with William A. Emerson, Jr. [James Benson Irwin 1930 - 1991]

Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company / J. B. Lippencott Company, 1973. Signed by the Lunar explorer on the half-title, with Best Wishes, Jim Irwin. First edition / First printing. Black cloth. Fine, with offset from a small piece of tape on the front free end-paper, in a near fine dust jacket with wear to the edges and slight spine fade. Insert brochure "God of Earth and Outer Space a hymn for the space age." laid into the book. One of only 12 men to walk on the moon. He was the 8th person to walk on the... Read more about this item
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$200.00
A Great Man's Friendship

A Great Man's Friendship

by Lady Burghclere (Winifred Burghclere), editor

New York: Payson & Clarke Ltd., 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 342 pages with index, illustrated with tissue protected color frontispiece and black and white plates. Also includes a short biography of Lady Salisbury. Black cloth binding with blue titles on spine. Cover stained and spotted, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, titles a little affected by stains, hinges a bit weak, some tanning of interior pages, especially black and white plates, which are a bit wrinkled.... Read more about this item
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$12.00
Life and Writings of Frank Forester. Volume II

Life and Writings of Frank Forester. Volume II

by Forester, Frank (Henry William Herbert)

New York: Orange Judd Company, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Each volume complete in itself. 300pp. Green cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Illustrated. Frontispiece loose, faint pencil markings on some of the pages, previous owner's name on the flyeaf and on one of the pages. A good copy. BAL 8178. ; Octavo.
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$48.00
.The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill

.The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill

by Don Russell

University of Oklahoma Press, Second Printing, 1961 Hardback in good dust jacket.The Biography and lots of illustrations and Black and white pictures. Former Library Book. Has decent maylar cover, some bleed over on bottom of pages. Good reading copy and the pictures perhaps to the collector be framed.
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$24.00
Voyage of the Victory

Voyage of the Victory

by Orsborne, Dod Captain

London: Shakespeare Head Press. 1956. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our clear archival purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has some minor edgewear. Previous owner's neat initials to top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and map. 255 pages. The story of two people who brought a ship back to life, and set out on a fact-finding mission into West Africa. Robust, professional packaging and tracking... Read more about this item
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$40.55
The Last Man on the Moon.

The Last Man on the Moon.

by CERNAN, Eugene with Don Davis. [Eugene Cernan 1934-2017]

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Signed on the title page by Cernan on a bookplate: "Dream - Then Reach For The Stars . . . Gene Cernan. First edition / First printing. Black paper-covered boards. Fine, with bump to bottom of front board in fine dust jacket, with a tiny closed tear. One of only twelve men to walk on the Moon, commander of Apollo XVII, the last Lunar mission. Cernan is also one of only three men to circle the Moon on more than one flight (Apollo X and XVII), and only two who circled... Read more about this item
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$245.00
Tales to Astonish: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and the American Comic Book Revolution

Tales to Astonish: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and the American Comic Book Revolution

by Ro, Ronin

New York: Bloomsbury, 2004. First US Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.
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$30.00
Down the Colorado

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,... Read more about this item
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$100.00
Hallelujah Mississippi A memorable portrait of a Southern town

Hallelujah Mississippi A memorable portrait of a Southern town

by Cochran, Louis

Inscribed on front end page, "To Anne B. (last name): in happy recollection of a lonely Sunday afternoon in -Honolulu- Sincerely, Louis Cochran Santa Monica 3-11-1960 States First Edition 1955. Book Near Fine, Dust Jacket Good. Top spine worn with small rips, same with corners. Bottom edge worn badly and missing about 1/4" from the back side of the spine and narrowing to the middle of front cover. A couple of tears backside (no pieces missing).
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$100.00