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Image for The Inauguration of Kenneth Sanborn Pitzer and Semicentennial Ceremonies

The Inauguration of Kenneth Sanborn Pitzer and Semicentennial Ceremonies

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, William Marsh Rice University: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04797


Light foxing or spotting to page edges. The book is about fine in all other aspects. View more info

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Alexander Woollcott: His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08843


Light foxing/spotting to the top- and bottom-edge of the page block. Otherwise a clean, solid copy. Biography of American critic and commentator for the New Yorker, who was also a member of the Algonquin Round Table along with Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, and others during the 1920s. 388 pages with Index and black and white photos. View more info

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White Knight in Blue Shades: The Authorized Biography of Marvin Zindler

By: Agris, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, A-to-Z Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09507


Just a trace of shelf wear, otherwise a Fine copy. 456 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Lacking the dust jacket. Inscribed and signed to the previous owner by both the author and Marvin Zindler. View more info

Image for White Knight in Blue Shades: The One and Only Authorized Biography of a True Texas Original... Marvin Zindler

White Knight in Blue Shades: The One and Only Authorized Biography of a True Texas Original... Marvin Zindler

By: Agris, M.D., Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, A-to-Z Publishing: 2002

Edition: Fisrt Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 05362


456 pp., numerous photos. View more info

Alan Paton: A Biography

By: Alexander, Peter F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05143


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W.B. Yeats: The Man and the Milieu

By: Alldritt, Keith

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 04740


388 pages, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Black & white photos. View more info

Image for The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory

The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory

By: Alun-Jones, Deborah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08581


Gift inscription on the front free endpaper covers half the page, otherwise a clean, fine copy. 208 pages with Bibliography and Index. 75 illustrations, 12 in color. From the publisher: "In this engaging book, Deborah Alun-Jones selects a range of authors from the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, for whom the rectory was either the childhood home that nurtured their creative talent or the place they chose to live as an adult and from which they drew inspiration. ... View more info

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The World of Louisa May Alcott

By: Anderson, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperPerennial: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09605


Oversized book, 12 inches tall. A clean, flawless copy. 120 pages of text and photographs documenting the life and works of Louisa May Alcott. View more info

Image for Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and Places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life and Books

Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and Places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Life and Books

By: Anderson, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperPerennial: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09606


Oversized book, 12 inches tall. A clean, flawless copy. 119 pages of text and photographs documenting the life and works of Laura Ingalls Wilder. View more info

Image for The Life and Tragic Death of Jesse James: The Western Desperado

The Life and Tragic Death of Jesse James: The Western Desperado

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Steck-Vaughn: 1966

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 03935


Some age toning around the extremities. Glassine cover, no slipcase. A facsimile reproduction of the original 1883 edition. Cover photos of Jesse James and his wife from the N.H. Rose Collection, courtesy of the Division of Manuscripts, University of Oklahoma Library. 96 pages, illustrated with the original drawings and color added by Carol Rogers. View more info

Image for Carlyle's First Love, Margaret Gordon, Lady Bannerman: An Account of Her Life, Ancestry and Homes, Her Family and Friends

Carlyle's First Love, Margaret Gordon, Lady Bannerman: An Account of Her Life, Ancestry and Homes, Her Family and Friends

By: Archibald, Raymond Clare

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08546


A structurally sound copy with a good bit of scattered foxing, particularly around the endpapers and plates. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt (scratched and somewhat faded), while the fore-edge and bottom edge are untrimmed. Looks like a book plate was removed. 214 pages with 21 illustrations, including one in color, plus ads for related titles from the publisher. View more info

Image for To All Gentleness: William Carlos Williams, the Doctor Poet

To All Gentleness: William Carlos Williams, the Doctor Poet

By: Baldwin, Neil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04773


Faint smudge or markings to fore-edge of the page block. Upper-corner of fornt free endpaper clipped. Rear panel of jacket has some wrinkling. 223 pages with Source Guide for Quoted Material, Bibliography, and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

Image for At Ease in the White House: Social Life As Seen by a Presidential Military Aide

At Ease in the White House: Social Life As Seen by a Presidential Military Aide

By: Bauer, Stephen M.; with Frances Spatz Leighton,

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A., Birch Lane Press: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06787


324 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos. Signed by the author on the front free endpapers. View more info

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Hemingway in Key West

By: Bellavance-Johnson, Marsha

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ketchum, Idaho, The Computer Lab: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05239


32-page booklet, illustrated, and with a Bibliography. A brief guide to Hemingway's connections with Key West, Florida. View more info

Red: A Biography of Red Smith, the Life and Times of a Great American Writer

By: Berkow, Ira

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 01810


Price-clipped jacket. The life and career of one of America's best sports journalists. 302 pages with index. Illustrated with black & wite photos. View more info

Image for Second Diary of a Diplomatic Correspondent [Inscribed to Jacqueline Kennedy]

Second Diary of a Diplomatic Correspondent [Inscribed to Jacqueline Kennedy]

By: Bilainkin, George

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd: 1947

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09896


Edition and publication date not indicated, but a letter from the author, which accompanies the book, indicates 1947 as the year the book was printed. The book shows just a trace of wear, the jacket has some chipping and rubbing. This copy either belonged to or was intended for Jacqueline Kennedy, while in the White House, because of the author's association, as a journalist, with her husband and father-in-law, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. during the World War II era in Great ... View more info

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Mysterious Stranger: A Book of Magic

By: Blaine, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05989


214 pages, illustrated. Magic history segues into Blaine's history. An interesting book packed with much information and images about the field of magic and David Blaine. View more info

Image for John Martin 1789-1854: His Life and Works

John Martin 1789-1854: His Life and Works

By: Blaston, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06291


Wear to the corners and spine ends. The spine has a mottled appearance, perhaps the result of insect damage. Browning to the front endpapers. Interior clean, binding square and tight. 309 pages, including Appendices and Bibliographical Note, followed by a section of 25 plates, a sampling of Martin's work. View more info

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I'll Tell Them I Remember You

By: Blatty, William P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01521


Light wear to boards. Full-page gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket price-clipped, worn at corners and spine ends. Couple of tears on front panel. A book about the author's mother, his book The Exorcist, and life after death. View more info

Image for Bobst: The Autobiography of a Pharmaceutical Pioneer

Bobst: The Autobiography of a Pharmaceutical Pioneer

By: Bobst, Elmer Holmes

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02888


Very mild wear to this copy, some rubbing to the jacket. Binding tight and solid, interior clean. 360 pages, black & white photos. View more info