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Little Journeys To The Homes Of The Great (14 Volume Set and Guide Book)

Little Journeys To The Homes Of The Great (14 Volume Set and Guide Book) by Elbert Hubbard

This almost antiquarian book set is in good condition. The front, back, spine, and edges are worn considerably on all volumes. T...

$542.50
R.E. Lee: A Biography- Four Volumes, first printings

R.E. Lee: A Biography- Four Volumes, first printings by Freeman, Douglas Southall

The complete four volume set. 1934 and 1935 Scribners first editions. All are first printings, with the Scribner's "A" present....

$150.00
English Men of Letters [38 volumes]

English Men of Letters [38 volumes] by Morley, John

Harper & Brothers, NY, 1901. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. "English Men of Letters was a series of literary biographies w...

$1,650.00
Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Complete in two volumes)

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant (Complete in two volumes) by Grant, Ulysses S

New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. Two volumes (published in 1885 and 1886), each with tissue-guarded frontispiec...

$1,200.00
A Magician Among The Spirits

A Magician Among The Spirits by Houdini, Harry

STATED FIRST EDITION Harper & Brothers, New York and London MCMXXIV (1924) . EX-LIB. Good Condition/ No dust jacket if issued. ...

$700.00
Boscobel: or The compleat history of His sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the Battle of Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651. Introduc

Boscobel: or The compleat history of His sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the Battle of Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651. Introduc'd by an exact relation of that battle; and illustrated with a map of the city. by Blount, Thomas (1618-1679)

London: London: printed for A. Seile, over against St. Dunstans Church in Fleetstreet, 1662. Full leather. Good. Second editio...

£110.00
Memories and Machines: The Pattern of My Life.

Memories and Machines: The Pattern of My Life. by RICARDO, Sir Harry

Slough: Ricardo Consulting Engineers Ltd, 1990. 0. This edition of Sir Harry Ricardo's Memoirs has been produced to mark the...

£90.00
Irving

Irving's Life of Washington [5 volumes-leather] by Irving, Washington

GP Putnam and Company, NY, 1859. Hardcover. Fine. "George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States ...

$1,450.00
The Great Historical, Geographical, Genealogical and Political Dictionary; Being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History

The Great Historical, Geographical, Genealogical and Political Dictionary; Being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History by Jeremy Collier

Henry Rhodes, 1688. Leather Bound. Very Good. 3 volume set. Henry Rhodes, 1688, 2nd edition. Large leather folios. Contemporar...

$1,225.00
"Admiral Of The Ocean Sea"

"Admiral Of The Ocean Sea" by Samuel Eliot Morison

Weighing 2lbs. 8oz., this book has 680 pages with illustrations plus maps....

$124.99
Memoires of the reigne of King Charles I. With a continuation to the happy restauration of King Charles II. By Sir Philip Warwick, Knight. Published from the original manuscript. With an alphabetical table.

Memoires of the reigne of King Charles I. With a continuation to the happy restauration of King Charles II. By Sir Philip Warwick, Knight. Published from the original manuscript. With an alphabetical table. by Warwick, Sir Philip (1609-1683)

London: London: Printed for Ri. Chiswell at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1701. 1st Edition . Full leather. Ve...

£195.00
THE TWENTY-FIFTH MAN The Strange Story of Ed. Morrell, the Hero of Jack  London's "Star Rover"

THE TWENTY-FIFTH MAN The Strange Story of Ed. Morrell, the Hero of Jack London's "Star Rover" by Morrell, Ed

Montclair, NJ: New Era Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED and inscribed b...

$350.00
SHOCKING LIFE

SHOCKING LIFE by SCHIAPARELLI, ELSA

ELSA SCHIAPARELLI: SHOCKING LIFE. LONDON 1954. VERY SCARCE ACTUAL FIRST EDITION.Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London (1954)...

$750.00
Gandhi: An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

Gandhi: An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Gandhi, Mahatma

London: Phoenix Press, 1949 First English Printing, First Edition. Publisher's original cloth and dust jacket. Former owner&...

$950.00
Go Quietly...or Else

Go Quietly...or Else by Agnew, Spiro T

U.S.A.: William Morrow. Hardcover. 0688036686 Signed and inscribed by Spiro Agnew upon half-title page. 288 pages. Index. &qu...

$1,500.00



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