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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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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

A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell

By: Larsen, Stephen; Larsen, Robin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05714

ISBN: 0385266359

Condition: Fine


Jacket is price-clipped. View more info

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The Book-Peddling Parson: An Account of the Life and Works of Mason Locke Weems Patriot, Pitchman, Author and Purveyor of Morality to the Citizenry of the Early United States of America

By: Leary, Lewis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Algonquin Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08203

ISBN: 0912697091

Condition: Fine


Slight amount of sticker shadow on the rear panel of the dust jacket, otherwise fine. A very nice, clean copy. Account of the Episcopal minister-turned-book peddler in Early America. Parson Weems supposedly wrote the story of George Washington chopping down his father's cherry tree and refusing to lie about it. When Weems could not find such morality in others' books, he produced his own. View more info

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The Whispering Gallery: Autobiography I

By: Lehmann, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 06474

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket has some edge tears and chipping. Story of John Lehmann's childhood, education and Eton and Cambridge, and his literary association with Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, and his travels abroad. He was the founder and editor of New Writing and dealt with such literary greats as Yeats, Orwell, Auden, Strachey, and Huxley. 342 pages, with Index. No photos other than the frontispiece photo of Lehmann and his sisters Beatrix and Rosamond (this photo also appears on back of jacket). View more info

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Echoes from the Hills

By: Lennox, Gladys Rosa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Stockwell: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02486

ISBN: 0722311761

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book. Jacket edges and spine darkened, foxed. 176 pp, illustrated. View more info