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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

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Half-Life of a Zealot

By: Hunt, Swanee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., Duke Univ Press: 2006

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07452

ISBN: 0822338750

Condition: Near Fine


400 pages with Index and black and white photos. Inscribed to a previous owner of the book. Memoir of the daughter of Texas oilman, H.L. Hunt. She was ambassador to Austria (1993-1997) and founding director of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, among many other positions and accomplishments in philanthropy and helping others around the world. View more info

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American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country

By: Hutchison, Kay Bailey (SIGNED)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03683

ISBN: 0060566353

Condition: Near Fine


Signed and dated (2005) by Senator Hutchison on the title page. 384 pages, 11 chapters covering various fields, such as education, aviation, sports, art, public service, etc. Each chapter features women in history as well as present day, representative of their respective fields. View more info

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The Carters of Plains

By: Hyatt, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, The Strode Publishers, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03605

ISBN: 0873971175

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket rubbed, chipped along top-edge rear panel. 320 pages, numerous photos of President Carter and the whole family from Plains, Georgia. View more info

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The Life and Cases of Mr. Justice Humphreys

By: Jackson, Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1952

Seller ID: 05865

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Spine is faded. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper. 239 pp., Index, black & white photos. View more info

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Anthony Eden : A Biography

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1987

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 08632

ISBN: 0070322856

Condition: Very Good


Very slight toning to page edges and the jacket has light creasing at the bottom edge of the rear panel. otherwise about fine. 665 pages, with Select Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with photos. View more info

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Inside Box 1663

By: Jette, Eleanor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Alamos, New Mexico, Manhattan Project, Memoir, Los Alamos Historical Society: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 10365

ISBN: 0941232026

Condition: Near Fine


Previous owner name inside the front cover. Related newspaper articles laid in. 132 pages plus Index. Black and white photos. Memoir of living in Los Alamos during World War II and "the lives of men and women who lived and worked in grim secrecy to hasten the end of the war." From the publisher: "It is the story of stressful lives, cryptic conversations between husbands and wives, leaky faucets and water shortages, censored mail, and sharing a post office box with every other person in town PO Box 1663, Santa Fe, NM. Life was filled with difficulties, but it was also filled with determination ... View more info

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Love, Janis

By: Joplin, Laura

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00687

ISBN: 0679416056

Condition: Near Fine


Light soiling or stain in a few spots along fore-edge and bottom-edge. Biography of rock star Janis Joplin by her younger sister. Many black & white photos. The following items are laid in: A Review copy form from Random House; a letter from Villard Books to Editors and Producers announcing the new book and the author's tour; a tour schedule for the author with suggested questions for an interview; and a Villard Books press release. View more info

Al Smith, Hero of the Cities: A Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of Frances Perkins

By: Josephson, Matthew and Hannah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02586

Condition: Very Good


505 pages, illustrated with photographs. Biography of the New York governor, who was defeated in the presidential election of 1928 and left his succesor to Governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt, a working government and blueprint for social reform that Roosevelt would later put to use as President. View more info

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Oscar Wilde

By: Jullian, Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Academique Perrin: 1967

Seller ID: 04965

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket. French language text. 408 pages, illustrated with drawings throughout, plus 16 pages of black & white photos. View more info

Cherry

By: Karr, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02698

ISBN: 0670892742

Condition: Near Fine


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Mannequin: My Life as a Model

By: Kenmore, Carolyn

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Bartholomew House, Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04506

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit cocked, jacket hs some edge wear. 313 pp., with Glossary of Terms Used in the World of Modeling. View more info

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On a Killing Day: The Bizarre Story of Convicted Murderer Aileen "Lee" Wuornos

By: Kennedy, Dolores (with Robert Nolin)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Bonus Books: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02830

ISBN: 0929387759

Condition: Near Fine+


283 pages. Photos. Story of Florida prostitute and convicted serial killer Aileen "Lee" Wuornos. Her story was the basis for the 2003 film, Monster, in which Charlize Theron portrayed Wuornos in an Oscar-winning performance. View more info

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General Smuts

By: Kiernan, R.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08485

Condition: Good


Light shelf wear. Foxing to the edges of the page block, as well as the first several and last several pages. Previous owner name and date on the front free endpaper. 176 pages with nine illustrations and two maps. View more info

Doris Lessing : A Biography

By: Klein, Carole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05717

ISBN: 0715629514

Condition: Fine


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The Diary of Nina Kosterina

By: Kosterina, Nina (English Translation, Introduction by Mirra Ginsburg)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08323

Condition: Very Good


Mild to moderate edge wear and light foxing to top edge of page block. Spine cocked a bit. Clean interior, no writing or marks. 192 pages. Extending from 1936-1941, this is the diary of a young girl growing up in the middle of the Stalinist purges and trials to the early days of World War II. View more info

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Nijinsky

By: Krasovskaya, Vere

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books: 1979

Edition: First English Translation

Seller ID: 07099

ISBN: 0028718704

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket chipped and edge-worn in places. 374 pages. with Notes and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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What The Stones Remember: A Life Rediscovered

By: Lane, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Trumpeter: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08044

ISBN: 1590302540

Condition: Fine


Signed on the title page by the author. Fine, unread copy of the Canadian poet's memoir, first published by McClellan & Stewart in Toronto. View more info

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Byron's Letters and Journals: A New Selection

By: Lansdown, Richard (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09485

ISBN: 0198722559

Condition: Near Fine


Lower corners mildly bumped. Small, light smudge to the top edge of the page block. 518 pages with Index. A new selection from Leslie A. Marchand's twelve-volume edition, edited by Richard Lansdown. View more info