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

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

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Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild In The Twenties

By: Meade, Marion

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02835

ISBN: 0385502427

Condition: Fine


Portrait of four writers whose loves, lives, and literary endeavors embodied the spirit of the 1920s: Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Edna Ferber. 340 pages with black and white photos View more info

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In the Valley of the Mekong

By: Menger, o.m.i., Matt J.; Foreword by Ross Perot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey, St. Anthony Guild Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08545

Condition: Good


Shelf wear to the boards, browning to the endpapers. Previous owner bookplate. The dust jacket has several issues: Edge wear and chipping, loss of paper at the corner of the rear panel, and heavy staining on the rear cover and flap fold. Looks a little better than described in a clear Mylar cover now. Laid in are newspaper clippings about the author and a type-written, signed note from the author to the book's previous owner (same name on bookplate). 226 pages with photos. View more info

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Fiddler's Moll: Life With Yehudi

By: Menuhin, Diana

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 05418

ISBN: 0312288190

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark bottom-edge. Light wear to jacket. 237 pages with Index. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

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Chogyam Trungpa: His Life and Vision

By: Midal, Fabrice

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston and London, Shambhala: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10014

ISBN: 159030098X

Condition: Near Fine


550 pages with Index. Illustrated with black and white photos. From the book's dust jacket: "Master of meditation, artist, poet, social visionary - Chogyam Trungpa was all these and more. Fabrice Midal, by steering his way between conventional Western biography and traditional Tibetan hagiography, has succeeded in painting a detailed portrait of this unconventional Tibetan lama, who is regarded as one of the most influential forces in spreading Buddhism in the West." "From his first years of teaching in Britain and the United States, Trungpa began making friends with his students in a complete... View more info

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The Life and Times of Edward VII

By: Middlemas, Keith

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Dooubleday: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 06035

Condition: Very Good


224 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. Light wear to book and jacket, clean copy free of writing or marks. Ad material for the PBS series on King Edward VII laid in. View more info

This Side of Peace: A Personal Account

By: Mikhail-Ashrawi, Hanan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 03808

ISBN: 0684802945

Condition: Near Fine


318 pages, Index, photos. Signed to the previous owners by the author on the front free endpaper and dated May 6, 1998. Hanan Ashrawi is the founder of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizens' Rights and is a former spokesman for the leadership of the Palstinians in the Occupied Territories. In this book, she tells of her own struggles as a Christian Arab woman in a Muslim, male-dominated world, She offers an inside view of Mideast diplomacy, Arafat and the PLO hierarchy, and the thinking of the Palestinians. View more info

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Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay

By: Milford, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08804

ISBN: 039457589x

Condition: Near Fine


Mild bump to top edge of book and jacket. 550 pages with Notes and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

Image for The Scent of Eternity: The Life of Harris Elliot Kirk of Baltimore

The Scent of Eternity: The Life of Harris Elliot Kirk of Baltimore

By: Miller, Donald G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macon, Georgia, Mercer University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05492

ISBN: 0865543321

Condition: Near Fine+


730 pages with Bibliography and Index. Extensive biography of the Baltimore preacher who lived from 1872-1953. View more info

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Ernie: Hemingway's Sister "Sunny" Remembers

By: Miller, Madelaine Hemingway

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Brighton, Minnesota, Crown Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 05023

ISBN: 0517518945

Condition: Very Good


Wear to spine ends of boards. Jacket is price-clipped and has a small tear at the tail of the spine. 149-page memoir from Hemingway's sister, with more than 130 photographs. View more info

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Cooley: The Career of a Great Heart Surgeon

By: Minetree, Harry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Magazine Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01885

ISBN: 0061263826

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear, bumping. Jacket edge-worn in spots with a crease along front flap. 298 pages with Index. Includes the following Appendix: Illustrations of Surgical Treatments of Congenital Heart Disease. View more info

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My Village, My Life: Portrait of an Indian Village

By: Mohanti, Prafulla

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 03694

Condition: Very Good


Title page hinge is wearing. Jacket has a few tears on the upper corner. Protected now in a new archival cover. View more info

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Henry Monsky: The Man and His Work

By: Monsky, Mrs. Henry and Maurice Bisgyer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05641

Condition: Good


A bit shelf-worn and bumped at the extremities. Hinges cracked, but binding is solid. Signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. View more info

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The Why of Albert Schweitzer : An Appraisal in Depth of the Career of an Extraordinary Man of Medicine

By: Montague, M.D., Joseph Franklin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Holland, IL, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01513

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear to boards. Jacket chipped with a few tears and a small piece missing from the head of the spine and front panel, tearing away some of the author's name. View more info

Image for Young Jackie: Photographs of Jackie Bouvier

Young Jackie: Photographs of Jackie Bouvier

By: Morgan, Bert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Studio Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07840

ISBN: 0670030821

Condition: Near Fine


Small remainder mark on bottom edge of page block. Trace of wear to jacket edges. This collection from photographer Bert Morgan includes many never before published photographs of a young Jacqueline Bouvier with her horses in competitions, her dogs, and her family. The photos are followed by a Chronology section that outlines her life from birth to her marriage to John F. Kennedy in 1953. View more info

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Island Soul: A Memoir of Norway

By: Morgan, Patti Jones

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wimberly, Texas, Double SS Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05880

ISBN: 0945199201

Condition: Fine


Book appears new and unread. The Texas author's memoir about adjusting to life on the island of Karmoy, Norway after her husband is transferred to work on a North Sea oil platform. 331 pages, with photos. Signed by the author on the title page: "Patti Jones Morgan, Wimberly, Texas" View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: Morris, Edmund

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 05848

ISBN: 0394555090

Condition: Near Fine


Nice, clean copy very gently used. View more info

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Amidst the Fray: My Life in Politics, Culture, and Mississippi

By: Mounger, William D.; Joe Maxwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brandon, Mississippi, Quail Ridge Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09781

ISBN: 189306297x

Condition: Near Fine


Just a trace of wear to the book and jacket. About Fine, but graded Very Good because of two things: On the front free endpaper is an ink stamp that reads, Parkway Place Library and the Index has some underlining of entries. There are no other indicators that this book resided in some sort of library, nor are there any other markings. 480 pages with Appendices, Notes, and Index. Following page 240 is a 16-page section of black and white photos. Signed by Mounger on the title page. View more info

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Iron Will: The Life and Letters of Jane Stanford

By: Nagel, Gunther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford Alumni Association: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 10247

ISBN: 0916318168

Condition: Very Good


Couple of tiny stains to the top edge of the page block, else fine. The dust jacket has rubbing wear and creasing and is protected now ina Mylar cover. 223 pages with Index. Illustrated. View more info

Image for The Adams Women: Abigail and Louisa Adams, Their Sisters and Daughters

The Adams Women: Abigail and Louisa Adams, Their Sisters and Daughters

By: Nagel, Paul C.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05798

ISBN: 0195038746

Condition: Near Fine


Mother's Day gift inscription on front free endpaper, else clean and free of writing or marks. View more info