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Without a Map

By: Hall, Meredith

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10004

ISBN: 0807072745

Condition: Fine


Unread copy signed by the author ("For Jackie..."). From the publisher: "Meredith Hall grew up bonded to her insular New Hampshire community, comforted by the hallmarks of belonging: perfect attendance in Sunday school, classmates who seemed more like cousins, teachers who held her up as a model student, a mother who loved her unconditionally. Then, at sixteen, she became pregnant, and all at once those who had held her close and kept her safe turned their backs." "The same day in 1965 that Meredith was expelled from school, her mother told her "You can't stay here."... View more info

Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, 1921-1960

By: Hammett, Dashiell; Edited By Richard Layman with Julie M. Rivett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Counterpoint: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01921

ISBN: 1582430810

Condition: Near Fine+


650 pages with Appendix (Hammett's Reading) and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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George Eliot's Midlands: Passion in Exile

By: Handley, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Allison & Busby: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05804

ISBN: 0850319978

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner signature and embossed address at bottom of front free endpaper. 252 pages, with References, Selected Bibliography, and Index, followed by publisher ads for books. A study of the effects of a scandalous love affair between Maraian Evans (aka George Eliot) and a married man, which resulted in banishment from her homeland and a nucleus of ideas for her fiction. View more info

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What Matter I

By: Harper, J.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, The Ivanhoe Grammar School: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06201

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and light spotting to the page edges. The jacket has chipping and a few small edge tears. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. A former student of the Ivanhoe Grammar School in Australia tells the history of the school and its founder Reverend Sydney Leonard Buckley as the school celebrated its 50th anniversary. 130 pages, with five Appendices. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. View more info

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My Kid Brother's Band... a.k.a. The Beatles

By: Harrison, Louise

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Morley, Missouri, Acclaim Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09842

ISBN: 1938905520

Condition: Fine


367 pages with black and white photos of the Beatles and Harrison family and friends. Signed by the author: "To Marilyn, Love & Peace, Lou Harrison." View more info

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Mooney: The Life of the World's Master Carver

By: Hayes, John P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Midvale, Ohio, Dove Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02945

Condition: Near Fine


Light shelf wear. Biography of master carver Mooney Warther. 135 pages, illustrated with black & white photos. Foreword by Henry Morgan. View more info

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Robert Burns: The Man and His Work

By: Hecht, Hans; Translated by Jane Lymburn into English

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Darvel, United Kingdom, Alloway Publishing, Limited: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 02147

ISBN: 0907526047

Condition: Fine


Book was purchased at the Burns Cottage, Alloway according to a slip of paper signed by the curator and laid in the book with a brochure from the Burns Heritage Trail. 301 pages with Appendix (Heron's Memoir of Burns), Bibliography and Indices (A: Names and Places, B: Titles of Poems, Songs and Tunes). View more info

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Marbot: A Biography

By: Hildesheimer, Wolfgang; Translation to English from the German by Patricia Crampton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10242

ISBN: 0807610720

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket. Very Good to Near Fine. 246 pages with Index of Personal Names. Biography of Sir Andrew MArbot (1801-1831) and his pioneering work in art criticism during the great age of Romanticism. View more info

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Dear God, Pourquoi? (Why Did You Born Me in Texas?)

By: Hill, John Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04676

ISBN: 0533064007

Condition: Near Fine


Light rubbing to jacket and a couple of tiny chips. View more info

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The Fateful Voyage of Captain Kidd

By: Hinrichs, Dunbar Maury

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bookman Associates, Inc.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03690

Condition: Very Good


Bumping, edge wear and chipping to jacket. Protected now in a new Brodart cover. Factual account of the career of Captain Kidd. The fateful voyage refers to the three-year mission of the Adventure Galley to suppress piracy in the Indian Ocean. The mission failed and Kidd was subsequently brought to trial, branded a scapegoat and murderer, and executed. 203 pages, with Footnotes, Bibliography, Appendix, and Index. View more info

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Jungle Pilot: The Life and Witness of Nate Saint--the Inventive Genius of Operation Auca

By: Hitt, Russell T.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1959

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 07915

ISBN: 1572930225

Condition: Very Good


Moderate shelf wear, jacket has some chips and creases and is in a clear Mylar cover. Story of Christian missionary Nate Saint and his work with the Waodani (Auca) Indians of Ecuador and his death at their hands. 303 pages, illustrated with a section of black & white photographs as well as endpaper photos. View more info

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Working and Thinking on the Waterfront

By: Hoffer, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02098

Condition: Very Good+


Diary of a San Francisco Longshoreman, 1958-1959. View more info

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Caroline: A Biography of Caroline of Brunswick

By: Holme, Thea

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06034

ISBN: 024110162X

Condition: Very Good


Light reading and shelf wear, no tears or stains, but some toning to jacket. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper. 245 pages, including References, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. The "scandaloous" wife of George IV, Caroline lived from 1768-1821. View more info

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The Clocks of Columbus ; the Literary Career of James Thurber

By: Holmes, Charles S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01303

Condition: Very Good+


A lightly bumped, clean copy. [xiv] 360 pp, including Selected Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black & white photos and some of Thurbers drawings. View more info

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Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography, Two-Volume Set

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01334

Condition: Very Good


Two-volume set in slipcase. Volume I: The Unknown Years, 1880-1910; Volume II: The Years of Achievement 1910-1932. Both volumes have small amounts of damage and darkening to the dust jacket spines. Additionally, Volume II has several tiny spots on the fore-edge of the page block. Comes with publisher's slipcase, which has mild wear. View more info

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Bernard Shaw, Vol. 1: 1856-1898 - The Search for Love

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08406

ISBN: 0701133325

Condition: Near Fine


486 pages with Index. Photos and pictorial endpapers. View more info

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Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors: Alfred Tennyson

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Aurora, New York, The Roycrofters: 1901

Seller ID: 06979

Condition: Good


Edition not stated, assumed first. Rubbing to spine and extremities, bumping, and a very faint, small stain to the front cover. Cloth spine and paper-covered boards with a paper label (title & author) wrapped across the spine onto the covers. Label shows minor amount of paper loss and a bit of soiling. Rough-cut pages, numbered 53 to 74. Frontispiece image of Tennyson (etching by Rajon) with tissue guard. Title page and ornamental design by Samuel Warner. View more info

Rock Hudson: His Story

By: Hudson, Rock; Davidson, Sara (SIGNED)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05699

ISBN: 0688064728

Condition: Very Good


Nibbling to the fore-edge of the page block. Signed by Davidson on the half-title page. 311 pages with Chapter Notes and Credits. Black & white photos. View more info

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Twenty Bosses

By: Hulett, Barney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press. Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09649

ISBN: 0533146593

Condition: Near Fine


183 pages, including a brief Glossary at the back of the book. A section of black and white photos accompany the text. The author recounts his military experience of 21 years and another 21 years of flying for the L.B.J. Company in Austin, Texas. In the military, he was the pilot in the elite helicopter unit that supported the White House. Later, he became President Johnson's personal pilot after he returned to his ranch in Texas. His day-to-day association with the Johnson family provides interesting insight few had. View more info

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My Life's Ride to the Bar J Chuckwagon

By: Humphrey, Babe (with Bob Christensen)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wilson, Wyoming, Self Published: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08854

ISBN: 978057805895

Condition: Near Fine


Signed inside the front cover by Humphrey and other band members. 312 pages with Index and numerous black and white photos. The author's memoir of a life in Western entertainment and his Bar J Chuckwagon on an old cattle ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. From their website: "The Bar J Chuckwagon takes you back to the spirit of the old west with a relaxing atmosphere, rib stickin' meal and authentic cowboy entertainment." View more info