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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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Image for Costly Performances - Tennessee Williams : The Last Stage

Costly Performances - Tennessee Williams : The Last Stage

By: Smith, Bruce

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02154

ISBN: 1557781753

Condition: Near Fine


262 pages with black and white photos. View more info

Image for Growing a Soul: The Story of A. Frank Smith

Growing a Soul: The Story of A. Frank Smith

By: Spellmann, Norman W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, SMU Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06440

ISBN: 0870741713

Condition: Near Fine


A bit of rubbing to the dust jacket and a small spot or stain on the front panel, otherwise a solid, sharp copy. 513 pages, with Appendixes (Ancestry of A. Frank Smith and Tape-Recorded Interviews), Notes, and Index. Black & white photos. Biography of an important leader in the history of Methodism in Texas and the Southwest. Smith was also played an important role in the development and growth of the Methodist Hospital in Houston. View more info

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Goethe: 1749-1832, (Volumes I-III (Band I-III)

By: Staiger, Emil

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Zurich & Munchen, Artemis: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09792

Condition: Good


German language. Former library copies with stamps to spine and copyright page, card pocket on rear endpaper. Jacket in Mylar protector, taped to boards. Volume/Band I covers 1749-1786. Volume/Band II covers 1786-1814. Volume/Band III covers 1814-1832. Literary biography and history. Nice clean copies flawed only by the library markings from the Goethe Institute Library in Houston, Texas. View more info

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So Hard the Stones: Lucy Poate Stebbins and Her Life in Literature

By: Stebbins, Richard Poate (SIGNED)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03412

ISBN: 0820418293

Condition: Near Fine+


Tiny bump at the head of the spine. Author signature on the fornt free endpaper. View more info

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Ahead of Her Time: Abby Kelley and the Politics of Anti-Slavery

By: Sterling, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1991

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 05769

ISBN: 0393030261

Condition: Fine


"HB 10 W" in gutter of last page before endpapers, indicating a history book club edition. Nice, clean copy. 436 pages with Notes, Selected Bibliography,a nd Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

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Phantom Limb

By: Sternburg, Janet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01262

ISBN: 0803242964

Condition: Fine


A memoir for those who have experienced the last years of a parent's life. Signed by the author on the title page. View more info

Image for An Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn English Naval Supremacy

An Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn English Naval Supremacy

By: Street, Lucie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, England, Kensal Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05997

ISBN: 0946041474

Condition: Near Fine


172 pages with Select List of Printed Works and Index. Not illustrated. View more info

Image for Jerry Falwell: Aflame for God

Jerry Falwell: Aflame for God

By: Strober, Gerald S.; Tomczak, Ruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07978

ISBN: 0840751729

Condition: Near Fine


Edge wear to the dust jacket. 188 pages with a section of black and white photos. Inscribed by Falwell: "To my dear friend with gratitude from God for all you mean to me. Jerry Falwell, Phil. 1:6" View more info

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A Japanese Family

By: Sykes, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Allan: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08801

Condition: Very Good


Some shelfwear to the boards. The dust jacket is chipped at the head of the spine and corners and rubbed/soiled on the rear panel. Protected in a Mylar sleeve. The author and his wife, from England, live with a Japanese family in postwar Japan, recording observations of their customs and lives, as well as those of the nation. 166 pages, with several black and white photos. View more info

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City Limits: Memories of a Small-Town Boy

By: Teachout, Terry

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Poseidon: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02511

ISBN: 0671683519

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name on front free endpaper. The author's memoir of growing up in a small town (Sikeston, Missouri) and moving to a big city (New York). View more info

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Gerald Ford and the Future of the Presidency

By: terHorst, Jerald F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Third Press Joseph Okpaku Publishing Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10200

ISBN: 0893881910

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and some edge wear to book and jacket. Clean copy, no writing or marks. Biography of President Gerald Ford, through his ascension to the presidency upon Richard Nixon's resignation and Ford's pardon of Nixon. Also offers an analysis of the Watergate scandal and its effect on the presidency. 245 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

Robert Frost : The Years of Triumph, 1915-1938

By: Thompson, Lawrance

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02450

ISBN: 0030845300

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear to book and jacket. Light foxing to page edges. A few closed tears to jacket. Clean inside--no writing, marks or stains. View more info

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Robert F. Kennedy: The Brother Within

By: Thompson, Robert E. and Hortense Myers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05459

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to book, jacket chipped and edge-worn. 224 pages with black & white photos. The first book to evaluate Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General, in terms of his own talent and experience, not as his brother's shadow (President John F. Kennedy). View more info

Image for Ned Ward of Grubstreet: A Study of Sub-Literary London in the Eighteenth Century

Ned Ward of Grubstreet: A Study of Sub-Literary London in the Eighteenth Century

By: Troyer, Howard William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09999

Condition: Good


Bumping, shelf wear, and an edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket protected now in a Brodart archival cover. 290 pages with Appendices (Bibliography of Writings of Edward Ward and Doubtful Attributions) and Index. Illustrated with eight black and white plates of London scenes and a frontispiece portrait of Ward. From the jacket: "Here is the first complete study of Edward Ward (1671-1731, one of the most colorful hack writers of all time, second only to Defoe in his age as a figure of importance in the early history of realistic periodical literature... Nowhere can be found a more effective pic... View more info