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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

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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

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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

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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

Image for The Provoked Wife: The Life and Times of Susannah Cibber

The Provoked Wife: The Life and Times of Susannah Cibber

By: Nash, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10325

ISBN: 0316598313

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing wear to the spine and corners. Biography of the eighteenth-century actress, "a life more bawdy and touching, more amusing, more tragic, and more romantic than any of the roles Susannah Cibber assumed on stage." 369 pages with Notes, Seleted Bibliography, and Index. View more info

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All in the Same Boat: Family Living Aboard and Cruising

By: Neale, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06485

ISBN: 0070464340

Condition: Near Fine


374 pages with Appendixes and Index. True story about a family who chucked it all--careers and house for a three-room boat to live on. They show how it can be done in this book. Signed by Tom Neale to the previous owners. View more info

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The Insanity File: The Case of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Neely, Mark E., Jr. and R. Gerald McMurtry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06177

ISBN: 0809313111

Condition: Near Fine


This book examines newly discovered materials (as of 1986) to learn about how and why President Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, was committed to an insane asylum in 1875 by her son, Robert Todd Lincoln. 203 pages, with Notes and Index and an Appendix: Letters and Fragments by Mary Todd Lincoln, Discovered in the Insanity File. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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James Truslow Adams: Historian of the American Dream.

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, University of Illinois Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05460

ISBN: 0252724526

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark to bottom-edge, else a nice unmarked copy. The jacket is worn at the spine ends and has a few holes along the flap folds. Protected now in a new Brodart archival cover. 315 pages, with Index and Bibliography of Works by James Truslow Adams. View more info

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The Unwanted: A Memoir

By: Nguyen, Kien

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 06301

ISBN: 0316286648

Condition: Near Fine


343 pages, no illustrations. Author inscription and signature to the previous owner on the title page. The author recounts his childhood struggles and survival in Vietnam after the war, as an Amerasian child shunned and unwanted because of his mixed blood. It's also about his incredible journey of escape to America. View more info