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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela. by Mandela, Nelson

Randburg South Africa Macdonald Purnell, 1994, hardcover. Fourth printing 1995 of the South Africa publication. -- SIGNED by author on half-title page "NMandela 25 - 5 - 95." -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine (tiny corner bump) with near fine...

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$485.00


The Devil Finds Work; An Essay. by Baldwin, James

New York Dial Press, 1976, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. American film critique. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine (corner bump) with near fine dust jacket (spine very lightly sunned; tiny tear). ISBN 0803719167...

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$194.00


The Illustrious Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President. SALESMAN'S SAMPLE. by Halstead, Murat

Philadelphia American Book & Bible House c, 1901, hardcover. SALESMAN'S SAMPLE COPY (a sampling, partial contents, "prospectus" of the book for potential buyers) with publisher's notice bound in. This copy shows several of the phot...

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$33.95


The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern. by Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any...

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$291.00


John Bunyan, His Life Times and Work. by Brown, John

London Wm. Isbister Limited, 1885, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition (preface also dated 1885) of this significant work. -- Dedication page: To His Grace, Francis Charles Hastings Russell, ninth duke of Bedford, who erected a monument to Bunyan in ...

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$97.00


The Cultivator & Country Gentleman. Complete for 1871. by Tucker, Luther; John J. Thomas

Albany Luther Tucker & Son, 1871, hardcover. Volume 36 XXXVI for 1871, bound periodical issues, complete for the year. Devoted to the practice and science of agriculture and horticulture at large [etc.] -- Includes articles/columns with engravings; ...

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$43.65


The Iron Dish. by Riggs, Lynn

Garden City Doubleday Doran, 1930, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. Poetry. SIGNED, inscribed by the author to reviewer [Isaac] Goldberg, and with Typed Letter Signed, 150 words, to Goldberg concerning reviews (folded, but good c...

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$97.00


Illinois. by Nevins, Allan

New York Oxford University Press, 1917, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing.-- American College and University series: this is the "first history of the University of Illinois ever written." -- Hardcover, beautifully gilt-d...

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$33.95


Poems. by Brooke, Rupert

London Sidgwick & Jackson, 1911, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Hardcover. Condition: good (spine crown worn 1/8-inch; spine label darkened and chipped but all lettering present; binding cracked at p.32; tic mark in conte...

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$121.25


St. Nicholas: Scribner's Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys. Volume VI, November 1878 to November 1879. by Mary Mapes Dodge, editor. Louisa May Alcott

New York Scribner, 1879, hardcover. Bound periodical: Volume VI, November 1878 to November 1879. **NICE COPY for the collector of this magazine, and/or of Alcott** Heavy hardcover, 3/4 red leather with gold lettering, with matching owner leather label ...

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$82.45


The Turkish Letters of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Imperial Ambassador at Contantinople 1554-1562. by Busbecq, Ogier Ghiselin de; Edward Seymour Forste

Oxford Clarendon Press, 1927, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition 1927 as "newly translated from the Latin of the Elzevir edition of 1633" by Edward Seymour Forster. -- Includes 3 plates (one is title-page of the Elzevir edition) and one fo...

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$140.65


The New James Beard. by Beard, James

New York Knopf, 1981, hardcover. Second printing 1981. -- SIGNED by the author, with note for [name]. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket (touch edgewear spine crown). ISBN 0394411544...

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$121.25


The Bruce; or, The Metrical History of Robert I King of Scots [and] Wallace; or, The Life and Acts of Sir William Wallace. 2 volumes. by Jamieson, John; John Barbour; Henry the Minstrel [Blind Hary]

Glasgow Maurice Ogle, 1869, hardcover. TWO VOLUMES. -- Ownership on title page of The Bruce: "Marguerite de Angeli [deAngeli] written 12th of June 1982" (in a shaky hand) and with de Angeli's bookplate in both volumes. There is pencilled ma...

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$383.15


China at Work; An Illustrated Record of the Primitive Industries of China's Masses [etc.] by Hommel, Rudolf P

Doylestown PA, Bucks County Historical Society [and] New York John Day, 1937, First Edition. hardcover. of China's masses, whose life is toil, and thus an account of Chinese Civilization." This book is the result of an expedition begun in 1921 ...

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$121.25


Napoleon's Memoirs. by Napoleon Bonaparte. Somerset de Chair, editor

New York Harper, 1949, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing in U.S. -- Includes 3 illustrations, 4 maps, tables (one folding of Army organization) and index. -- Hardcover, 605 pages. Condition: very good (owner initials; corner bumped...

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$121.25


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