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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

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Eyewitness to History : Memoirs and Reflections of a Foreign Correspondent for Half a Century

By: Levine, Isaac Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02426

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear, interior clean and bright. 305 pages, with photos. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with a few scratches. No tears or chips. No writing, stains or marks. View more info

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The Journals of David E. Lilienthal, Volume II: The Atomic Energy Years 1945-1950

By: Lilienthal, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09231

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. No other writing or marks--clean throughout. The dust jacket has some edge wear and rubbing to the covers and a tape repair inside the jacket to a small tear at the head of the spine. 666 pages with Appendices and Index. A section of illustrations follows page 276. View more info

Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir

By: Linenger, Jerry M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 2000

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02514

ISBN: 007136112x

Condition: Fine


Signed on the half-title page to previous owners "with warmest regards, Jerry." (Not a full name signature) View more info

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Henry VIII: Images of a Tudor King

By: Lloyd, Christopher; Thurley, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Inc Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06050

ISBN: 0714826995

Condition: Fine


128 pages, including Chronology, Notes, Catalogue of works exhibited in the 1990 exhibition and included in this book, Further Reading, Photographic Acknowledgements, Appendix (The Restoration of the "Battle of the Spurs," by Ian McClure and Renate Woudhuysen-Keller), and Index. Numerous illustrations depicting the life of Henry VIII. Rear cover shows a photo of Charles Laughton playing Henry VIII in "The Private Life of Henry VIII," 1933. View more info

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Debussy: His Life and Mind, Volume 1

By: Lockspeiser, Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08878

Condition: Good


Front hinge cracking, but holding well. Mild to moderate shelf wear, edge wear and a bit of rubbing to dust jacket, which is protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 275 pages with Appendixes, Chronology, Bibliography, Index of Works, and General Index. Illustrated. This first of two volumes, concludes with the turning point in Debussy's career, the production of Pellas et Melisande in 1902. View more info

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Crockett at Two Hundred: New Perspectives on the Man and the Myth

By: Lofaro, Michael A. And Joe Cummings

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Tennessee, University of Tennessee: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04555

ISBN: 0870495925

Condition: Fine


252 pages, illustrated. Includes a Crockett Bibliography, List of Contributors, and Index. View more info

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William Dean Howells: An American Life

By: Lynn, Kenneth S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02578

ISBN: 0151421773

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear to jacket and evidence of moisture exposure at the tail of the spine, which has created a bit of a wrinkled effect in a small area. Jacket protected now in a clear Mylar archival sleeve. 372 pages with Index, black and white photos. View more info

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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

By: Mahan, Captain A.T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Haskell House Publishers Ltd: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08785

ISBN: 0838301827

Condition: Very Good+


A few small spots or light stains on the rear cover, else an about fine copy, clean and sharp. Reprint of the Second Edition, Revised printing in 1899. The original was published in 1897. 764 pages with Index. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of paintings, including a frontispiece portrait of Vice-Admiral Nelson. View more info

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Romantics at School

By: Marples, Morris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1967

Seller ID: 10245

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket, a bit of shelf wear. Jacket in a Mylar protector. 206 pages with List of Books Consulted and Index. The author examines the school lives of six Romantic era poets--Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Byron, Shelley, and Keats--and discovers the myth about poets as introverted dreamers and misfits in school is far from true. Illustrated with black and white plates of the poets and some of their schools. View more info

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Verdi: His Music, Life and Times

By: Martin, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05490

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket has some rubbing and chipping and is protected now in an archival cover. 633 pages, with Appendices, Short Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with drawings by Everett Raymond Kinstler, cartoons by Melchiorre Delfico, photographs, and maps. View more info

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Arthur Marx's Groucho: A Photographic Journey

By: Marx, Arthur; Edited by Frank Ferrante

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pomona, California, Phoenix Marketing Services, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09599

ISBN: 0970714300

Condition: Near Fine


190 pages with numerous newly discovered black and white photos documenting the famed comedian's life. View more info

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George Kennan and the Dilemmas of U. S. Foreign Policy

By: Mayers, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01762

ISBN: 0195051394

Condition: Very Good


Faint spotting to edges of page block. Book review laid in. 402 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. View more info

The Constant Circle: H.L. Mencken and His Friends

By: Mayfield, Sara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01150

Condition: Near Fine-


Light edge wear, price stamp on front free endpaper. 307 pages with Index. No photos. View more info

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Elephants Have the Right of Way

By: McCown, J.h.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Liguori, Missouri, Liguori Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05407

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing to rear cover, else a nice, clean copy. Signed by the author on the title page to the book's previous owners. The journal of a Catholic priest during a year in East Africa. View more info

The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro

By: McGinnis, Joe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1999

Seller ID: 01460

ISBN: 0316557366

Condition: Near Fine+


Advance Reading Copy in yellow & red checkered wraps. A minute trace of wear at either spine end. Publisher's letter tipped-in. View more info

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In the Spirit of Ronald E. McNair, Astronaut: An American Hero

By: McNair, Carl S., with H. Michael Brewer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Publishing associates, Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05767

ISBN: 094268320X

Condition: Fine


241 pages, illustrated with black & white photos. View more info