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Image for A Special Kind of Courage: Profiles of Young Americans Who Acted with Bravery and honor at Moments of Individual Crisis

A Special Kind of Courage: Profiles of Young Americans Who Acted with Bravery and honor at Moments of Individual Crisis

By: Rivera, Geraldo

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Orleans, Simon & Schuster: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02822

ISBN: 0671221779

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. Jacket chipped at the spine ends. Rivera's second book. View more info

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Bald in the Land of Big Hair: A True Story

By: Rodgers, Joni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 05281

ISBN: 0060195886

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to the previous owner: "To K, Thanks for the wonderful evening...," signed and dated Sept. 2001. Humorous and heartbreaking memoir of a woman's battle with cancer. View more info

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Will Rogers at the Ziegfeld Follies

By: Rogers, Will (edited By Arthur Frank Wertheim)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02910

ISBN: 0806123575

Condition: Near Fine


268 pages with Biographical Essay and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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C. Vann Woodward, Southerner

By: Roper, John Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07777

ISBN: 0820309338

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner stamps on the first two pages. 393 pages with Appendixes, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. An intellectual biography of one of the 20th century's most influential historians. View more info

The Character Factory: Baden-Powell and the Origins of the Boy Scout Movement

By: Rosenthal, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05500

ISBN: 0394511697

Condition: Near Fine


335 pages, Notes, Bibliography,a nd Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

Into That Good Night

By: Rozelle, Ron

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05737

ISBN: 0374177112

Condition: Fine


Small bump to the tail of the jacket. Clean copy. View more info

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Into That Good Night

By: Rozelle, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08469

ISBN: 0374177112

Condition: Near Fine


A trace of edge wear to book and jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author to a previous owner of the book. From the publisher: "Ron Rozelle reconstructs his father's life as a superintendent in East Texas from the 1930s to the 1960s so that the rest of his family can discover what his father was like before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. A haunting memoir about the loss-and ultimate reclamation-of memory." View more info

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Child of My Love: An Autobiography

By: Ryder, Sue [SIGNED]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05928

ISBN: 0002711133

Condition: Very Good


Reading creases to spine. Binding solid. Signed by the author: "With warm wishes, Sue Ryder" Autobiography of Baroness Ryder of Warsaw CMG, OBE, better known as Sue Ryder. She served in World War II with the highly secret Special Operations Executive, created by Winston Churchill. She was attached to the Polish section. Her work there to help the suffering expanded with the formation of the Sue Ryder Foundation to help the sick and disabled in any part of the world. Her story is recounted here in 624 pages with Index and numerous photographs illustrating her life and service. View more info

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Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

By: Samuels, Ernest

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Belknap Press/Harvard University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08245

ISBN: 0674067754

Condition: Near Fine


Wear and rubbing to the edges of the dust jacket. Clean copy, no writing. 477 pages with Selected Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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Situations

By: Sartre, Jean-paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1965

Edition: First English Translation

Seller ID: 06132

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear to boards. Previous owner bookplate insiode front cover and name on front free endpaper. Jacket has a few small edge tears and chips, rubbing to the spine. 371 pages, no illustrations. View more info

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Portrat Einer Klasse: Arno Schmidt Zum Gedenken

By: Schmidt, Arno; Krawehl, Ernst

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany, S. Fischer: 1982

Seller ID: 03969

ISBN: 3100706080

Condition: Very Good


Withdrawn from the Goethe Institute Library in Houston, Texas. Library label on the spine, stamp on the copyright page, card pocket present, and jacket adhered to boards. A clean reading copy, German text. Portrait of a Class is a collection of memories of German writer Arno Schmidt's mother, sister, and nine of his classmates in his youth from 1914 to 1928. 414 pages, many black & white photographs. German text except for the chapter of his sister's memories, which is written in English. View more info

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The Beethoven House at Bonn and Its Collection

By: Schmidt, F.A. and Fr. Knickenberg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonn, Germany, Beethoven Haus at Bonn: 1954

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 10218

Condition: Good


Small upper-corner piece torn from last page. Stain to the rear cover. Seventh Edition based on the guide by F.A. Schmidt and Fr. Knickenberg, with an Introduction by Th. Lohmer and a Preface by P. Mies. English translation by K. Krebs. Sixty-six pages with plates and facsimiles. View more info

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Genesis of a Printer

By: Schultz, Otto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07821

Condition: Fine


Subtitled: "Dedicated to those who labor in the Black Arts." 180 pages, with a few illustrations. Inscribed by the author on the title page and signed "Otto." Index on a single yellow sheet tipped in at back of book. View more info

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Super Chief, Earl Warren and His Supreme Court: A Judicial Biography

By: Schwartz, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1983

Edition: Unabridged Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 06178

ISBN: 0814778259

Condition: Very Good+


Bumping to corners, tiny stain to bottom edge. Some bubbling to the laminate on the jacket's front panel. [xiii] 853 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, Table of cases, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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J.S. Bach - Two Volumes

By: Schweitzer, Albert (English Translation By Ernest Newman)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10039

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and some top-edge wear to boards. Gift inscription in Volume I. Dust jackets are edge-worn and chipped. Protected now in Mylar covers. Volume I: 428 pages with three plates, including a frontispiece portrait of Bach. Volume II: 498 pages with General Index, Index to Bach's Compositions, and Church Cantatas Arranged Numerically. View more info

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Up in the Park: The Diary of the Wife of the American Ambassador to Ireland 1977-1981

By: Shannon, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02169

ISBN: 0689113641

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket has creases to front flap, otherwise a near fine, clean copy. View more info

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Fear No Evil

By: Sharansky, Natan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07786

ISBN: 0394558782

Condition: Fine


Small tear on the jacket at the tail of the spine. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. The author signed his name on the blank page facing the half-title page. 437 pages with Index. Sharansky recounts his arrest, interrogation, and imprisonment by the KGB. A Russian Jew attempting to emigrate to Israel, Sharansky was imprisoned for nine years. His wife, who made it to Israel, fought for his release and his cause became known world-wide. View more info

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Bernt Julius Muus : Founder of St. Olaf College

By: Shaw, Joseph M.; Lovoll, Odd S. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Northfield, Minnesota, Norwegian-American Historical Association: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00856

ISBN: 0877320888

Condition: Fine


393 pages with Notes and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. Volume IV of the Biographical Series of the Publications of the Norwegian-American Historical Association. View more info

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Lead, Kindly Light

By: Sheean, Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1949

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02116

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, gilt titles to pine, faded. Bumped corners. Previous owner name and date ('49) penciled in large writing on front pastedown. Browning on front endpapers from an old newspaper clipping. An examination of Gandhi and India. The title comes from Gandhi's favorite Christian hymn. View more info

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A Day of Pleasure

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03592

Condition: Very Good


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