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The New Invasion

By: Nolan, Winefride

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, St. Martins Press: 1953

Seller ID: 06591

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book, jacket chipped at the spine ends and darkened on the rear panel. Reminiscence of an British couple who left 30 years of city life to pursue farming in the Irish coutryside, following a minor emigration movement in the post-War era. 216 pages. View more info

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In Fond Remembrance of Me: A Memoir of Myth and Uncommon Friendship in the Arctic

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Point Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10544

ISBN: 0865476802

Condition: Fine


Just a trace of wear. Nice, clean copy. 166 pages. From the publisher: "Howard Norman spent the fall of 1977 in Churchill, Manitoba, translating into English two dozen "Noah stories" told to him by an Inuit elder. The folktales reveal what happened when the biblical Noah sailed his Ark into Hudson Bay in search of woolly mammoths and lost his way. By turns startling, tragic, and comical, these inimitable narratives tell the history of the Arctic and capture the collision of cultures precipitated by the arrival of a hapless stranger in a strange land. Norman himself was then a stran... View more info

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Under a Colored Cap: Articles Merry and Mournful with Comments and a Song

By: O'Casey, Sean

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04861

Condition: Very Good


Very light shelf wear. The top edge of the page block is a bit dust-stained. 276-page collection of writing from O'Casey, the Irish playwright, dramatist, and memoirist. View more info

Ford Madox Ford : From Apprentice to Craftsman

By: Ohmann, Carol

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, Weslayan University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02134

Condition: Very Good


Trace of wear to boards. Jacket toned on spine and edges, with slight edge wear and a few scuffs. Focuses on Ford's development as a creative writer. View more info

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The Wanderer and the Way: The Hebrew Tradition in the Writings of Martin Buber

By: Oliver, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07082

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear, rubbing to jacket edges. 168 pages with Book List and Notes and References. No photos. View more info

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Claude Bernard & the Experimental Method in Medicine

By: Olmsted, J.M.D. & E. Harris Olmsted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1952

Seller ID: 06503

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket chipped and has a bit of edge wear. The publisher's name has been corrected with a printed label adhered over the published name on the title page and also on the rear panel of the jacket. 277 pages with Bibliographical References and Index. From the jacket: The life story of the founder of experimental medicine, whom Pasteur described as "one of the purest personifications of the scientist." View more info

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South African Tragedy: The Life and Times of Jan Hofmeyr

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06146

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to boards and a gift inscription to the front free endpaper. The jacket has light wear at the spine ends and a small tear at the top edge of the front panel. A bit of rubbing to the rear panel. 424 pages, with Index and black and white photos. View more info

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Winfield Scott and the Profession of Arms

By: Peskin, Allan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04910

ISBN: 0873387740

Condition: Fine


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Matches in the Gas Tank: Trial By Fire in the Armstrong Cult

By: Powers, Carla

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09851

ISBN: 1933979534

Condition: Fine


240 pages, illustrated. Signed by the author ("To Sally...). "An empowering story of the survival of the spirit, this memoir recounts a girl's stifled and abusive childhood in the Radio Church of God - a cult founded by alleged prophet Herbert W Armstrong in Big Sandy, Texas." View more info

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Diana: The Making of a Terrorist

By: Powers, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03679

Condition: Very Good


Light soiling to endpapers. Jacket edge-worn and chipped. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Story of Diana Oughton, a member of the 1960s radical group Weathermen, who was killed in a Greenwich Village townhome by a bomb of her own making in 1970. The bomb she and two others were constructing was to have been detonated at Fort Dix during a dance for noncommissioned officers. Three members of the Weathermen were killed in the explosion. Diana was the girlfriend of fellow Weathermen member Bill Ayers. The author Thomas Powers, together with Lucinda Franks, won the Pulitzer Prize for National Repo... View more info

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A Bright-Shining Place: The Story of a Miracle

By: Prewitt, Cheryl (Miss America, 1980) with Kathryn Slattery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10066

ISBN: 0385170211

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket, protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 257 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. From the jacket: "The dramatic story of how Cheryl's devout Christian faith and persistence brought a miracle about ... starting with a prayer session in 1974 in which her leg grew two inches to normal length and leading to her coronation five years later as Miss America." View more info

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Clear Pictures : First Loves, First Guides

By: Price, Reynolds

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00382

ISBN: 0689120753

Condition: Fine


Autobiography focusing on the author's youth from 1933 to 1954 growing up in North Carolina. 304 pages. Black and white photos. View more info

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Pale Moon: The Story of an Indian Princess

By: Princess Pale Moon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05326

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear or insect damage to jacket edges and spine. Clean copy, tight binding. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Memoir of Cherokee-Oibway woman (Princess Pale Moon), who grew up ashamed of her rich Indian heritage and learned to love herself through Jesus Christ. She became a singing and recording artist and developed a personal ministry. 110 pages, with some black & white photos. View more info

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An Inheritance : The Memoirs of Dhanvanthi Rama Rau

By: Rama Rau, Dhanvanthi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01467

ISBN: 0060135085

Condition: Near Fine


Some light potting to the pages' fore-edge. Jacket has a trace of edge wear and smll tear near the head of the spine. The rear flap has a small corner crease. Memoir of the three-time president of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. View more info

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Confessions of a Future Scotsman

By: Reb, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. Braziller: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02101

ISBN: 0807607088

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker residue on front panel of jacket. Tape reinforcement to inside of rear flap. Author's firt published book, a memoir of living his first twenty years believing he was Irish, only to discover he was really Scottish. View more info

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Walt Whitman

By: Reef, Catherine

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06427

ISBN: 0395687055

Condition: Fine


148 pages with Selected Bibliography, Picture Credits, and Index. Illustrated with photographs and prints, inlcuding a frontispiece engraved portrait that appeared in the first edition of Leaves of Grass. Jacket illustration and design by Wendell Minor. Aimed at a young adult audience, but older adults would enjoy this book as well. View more info

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Reilly of the White House

By: Reilly, Michael F.; William J. Slocum

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10239

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to the book. Dust jacket has large chips to the spine ends and edge wear. Protected now in a Mylar cover. Interesting memoir from the man who guarded President Franklin D. Roosevelt through World War II. Mike Reilly took over the top Secret Service spot on Pearl Harbor Day--December 7, 1941 and never left the president's side for the next four years through the war until FDR's death. Behind the scenes stories of his protection methods and a range of duties from ordering groceries to building a special Presidential railroad car. 248 pages with frontispiece photo of Reilly with Stalin,... View more info

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Aus Konig Friedrich Wilhelms IV. gesunden und kranken Tagen

By: Reumont, Alfred Von

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Duncker & Gumblot: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07188

Condition: Good


Cloth and paper-covered boards. More than half the cloth on the spine is gone. Library label at lower portion of spine. Spine is cocked and the boards show a lot of wear and rubbing, but the binding is firm and tight. Library label on the spine. Label on front cover reads, "Bücher-Lesezirkel des Literarischen Museums." Large label with titles from Bücher-Lesezirkel des Literarischen Museums pasted inside the front cover. The verso of the title page has an ink stamp from Akademische Lesehalle (E.V.) Göttingen. 272 pages, no illustrations. German text biography (From Frederick William... View more info

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Stendhal

By: Richardson, Joanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02096

ISBN: 0698105974

Condition: Very Good+


Very light wear to boards. Jacket slightly chipped and rubbed. Biography of writer Henri Beyle, for whom Stendhal was one of many pseudonyms. View more info

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My Hero: Indiscreet Memoirs of Fifty Years in Top-Level Politics

By: Richberg, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1954

Seller ID: 05359

Condition: Near Fine


Boards show minimal wear. Jacket slightly chipped with a small amount of wear at the spine ends. 367 pp., Index, photos. View more info