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Taken on Trust

By: Waite, Terry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03053

ISBN: 0151878498

Condition: Near Fine


370 pages with Index, black and white photos. View more info

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V. Sackville-West

By: Watson, Sara Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07434

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing and chipping to jacket. Protected in a Mylar archival cover now. 164 pages with Notes and References, Selected Bibliography, and Index. A title in Twayne's English Authors Series, edited by Sylvia E. Bowman, Indiana University. View more info

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Max Weber: Ein Lebensbild (German Edition)

By: Weber, Marianne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tubingen, Mohr Siebeck: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10055

ISBN: 3165448205

Condition: Near Fine


736 pages, black and white plates. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into binding. German language text. Heavy volume that may require additional postage for expedited and international shipping. View more info

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So It Was

By: Wenner, Michael A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Durham, UK, The Pentland Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05475

ISBN: 1858210275

Condition: Very Good


Former library book at the Goethe Institute in Houston, Texas. Only one stamp--to the copyright showing the institute name and notation next to it. No other markings, but the jacket is wrapped in a protective Mylar and adhered to the boards. A card pocket in the rear of the book has been removed, resulting in a little paper loss and residue on the rear endpapers. The library spine label has been removed from the jacket, creating a slight sticker shadow. Inscribed from the author to the Goethe Institute. View more info

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The Oak Ridge Boys: Our Story

By: Widner, Ellis; Carter, Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09020

ISBN: 0809248425

Condition: Very Good


Bumped corners and a few nicks and light edge wear to the dust jacket, which is protected now in a clear archival cover. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper (blank fly page) to the previous owner, surrounded by the signatures of the Oak Ridge Boys: William "Lee" Golden, Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, and Richard Sterban. Each signed in a different color: black, red, blue, and green ink. These four figure most prominently in the book, but the complete history of the group is told, starting from the 1940s. 212 pages with two sections of black and white photos. View more info

The Private Life of Mr. Pepys

By: Wilson, John Harold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02542

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Remants of a paper label near the bottom of the spine. Clean with no writing, marks or stains. Biography of the famous 17th century diarist. 249 pages, frontispiece portrait by John Hayles, 1666. View more info

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Marc Chagall (Jewish Encounters Series)

By: Wilson, Jonathan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken / Nextbook: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10557

ISBN: 0805242015

Condition: Fine


Price-clipped dust jacket, otherwise a fine, sharp copy. Inscribed to the previous owner and signed by the author on the title page. 238 pages, including a Bibliographic Note and Chronology of Chagall's life. "A portrait of one of the twentieth century's leading artists, Marc Chagall, reveals how his work reflects both a nostalgia for the vanished past and Jewish life in the early twentieth century, and his attraction to the secular goals and mores of modernism." View more info

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Thomas Beckett

By: Winston, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06030

Condition: Near Fine -


Trace of wear to book and jacket. Nice, clean copy. 413 pages, with Appnedix, Notes, and Bibliography. Index, pp. i-viii, follows. The life and times of Thomas Beckett (A.D. 1118-1170), statesman, soldier, martyr, and saint. View more info

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Frank O'Connor : An Introductory Study

By: Wohlgelernter, Maurice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 01861

ISBN: 0231041942

Condition: Near Fine


Some light shelf wear. Jacket has a tiny, closed tear at top edge of front panel, light wear at the spine ends and flap folds. Critical biography of Irish author Frank O'Connor. 222 pages with Index, notes, and selected bibliography. Frontispiece photo of O'Connor. A nice association copy, warmly inscribed by the author to fellow author, Max Apple. View more info

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Odyssey of a Professional Engineer

By: Woolrich, W.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Naylor Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06245

ISBN: 0811104338

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Jacket has a few small chips and a closed edge tear. A mechanical engineer's autobiography of life as a professional engineer, beginning in 1906, and the work that took him around the country and overseas. 74 pages, no illustrations. View more info

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Yeager: An Autobiography (Advance Reading Copy)

By: Yeager, Chuck; Janos, Leo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03441

ISBN: 0553050931

Condition: Very Good


Light wear at the head of the spine. Very slight age toning. View more info

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Bloody Years: A Decade of Plot and Counter-Plot by the Golden Horn

By: Yeats-Brown, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04700

Condition: Good+


Wear and chipping at the spine ends. Foxing to the first several pages and frontispiece photo of the author (as a Hungarian mechanic). 312 pages, two illustrations (line drawings). View more info

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Balancing Act: Memoir of a Southern Woman Doctor

By: Yow, Martha Dukes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07674

ISBN: 1571681604

Condition: Near Fine


205 pages with References. Inscribed by the author to the book's previous owner (Mrs. Harris). The author grew up in rural South Carolina during the Great Depression, received her medical training during World War II in North Carolina (Bowman Gray & Duke) and later at Baylor in Houston, where she joined the faculty in 1955 and remained there until 1989. She received many honors during her career as a physician, teacher, and research scientist. View more info