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MADAME CURIE : A Biography By Eve Curie

By: /Eve Curie ( Translated By Vincent Sheean )

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition American.

Seller ID: 121517-L


1st. English Edition 1938 / 1937 . Cloth hardcover in the dust jacket , 412 page book with some black & white illustrations. Condition : Fine / Very Good. View more info

The Eagel and the Roots

By: Adamic , Louis

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Double Day: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 010505-F


1st. ed. 1952 , Hardcover with the dust cover, 531 page book. A biographic study of Marchal Tito , this was the author final work. Condition : Very Good plus , The DJ is Very Good with rips and rubs. and light soiling. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie , J. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1905

Edition: Not Stated.

Seller ID: 121504-Y


copyright date 1896 print date 1905 , Hardcover with gray paper boards and gilded letters . with 207 rought cut pages. Condition : Very Good , light edge soiling. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

MILTON BERLE : An Autobiography ( Signed )

By: Berle , Milton / Frankel , Haskel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1974

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051509-B


1st. edition 1st. printing 1974 , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 336 page book with some black & white photos. Signed by Milton Berle on the first blank page (FF). Condition : Very Good plus / DJ Very Good with light rubs and creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

THE LATE JOHN MARQUAND : A Biography ( signed )

By: Birmingham , Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lippincott: 1972

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121510-U


1st. edition 1972 , Black cloth hardcover in the dust jacket , 322 page book . This is a signed edition by Stephen Biringham . Condition : Fine Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S LETTERS TO HIS CHILDREN

By: Bishop, Joseph Bucklin ( Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1919

Edition: 1st. Edition , 6th. Printing.

Seller ID: 041511-H


1st.Edition , 6th. Printing 1919 , Dark green cloth hardcover gold letters to the cover & spine , 240 page book with one black & white family photo frontispiece . Condition : Very Good with light edge bumbs . Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER : Buccaneer - Author

By: Bonner, William Hallam

Price: $150.00

Publisher: California, Stanford Univerity Press: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051012-U


1st. Edition , 1934 , Red cloth hardcover in the dust jacket, 234 page book . This is also signed by the author . Condition : Fine . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

H.G. Wells

By: Brome Vincent

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London , UK., Longmans , Green: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 042204-R


1st. ed. 1951 ,Hardcover with the dust jacket, 255 page book. Illustrated with black and white photos. Scarce book by this author. Condition: Very Good. light edge rubs .damp stain on the back of the dusty jacket, clear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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THE FOOL OF QUALITY; The Histoy of Henry , Earl of Moreland ( 2 Volume )

By: Brook , Mr.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Evert Duyckinck: 1818

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 103015-Y


Later revised Edition 1818 , Full brown leather hardcover boards with gilt letters to the spine, Volume 1 has 360 page book and volume 2 with 336 page book . Condition : Very Good with edge ware and rubs , some foxing on the interior pages . But a complete tight bound set unmaked . View more info

WINSOR McCAY : His Life and Art

By: Canemaker , John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1987

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Seller ID: 083010-N


1st. Edition,1st. Printing 1987 , Red cloth hardcover in the dust jacket , 223 page book with color and black & white illustrations , draws and photos . This is the first biography on this artist the father of comis strip and animated cartoons , a true master of the art form . Condition : Very Fine / Very Fine. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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THE LIFE OF BENVENUTO CELLINI WITTEH BY HIMSELF ( 2 Vol. Set )

By: Cellini , Benvenuto

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1906

Edition: First Edition Thus.

Seller ID: 121517-W


1906 First Thus , Dark green full leather binding with 4 band spine with gild leters & design to the spine and covers with gilded top page edge marbles page ends. Volume 1, 359 page book , volume 2 , 385 page book : Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds with a bibgraphical sketch of Cellini by the same hand together with an introductionto this edition upon Benvenuto Cellini , artist and writer , by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of forty original portraits ... View more info

Christo And Jeanne-Claude: An Authorized Biography

By: Chernow, Burt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., St Martins Pr: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 021511-I


1st. Edition , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 390 page book with black & white illustration and color plates . Condition : Very Fine with remainder mark at bottom edge . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

My Life ( signed )

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2004

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050512-K


1st. Edition, 1st. Printing 2004, Purple cover Hardcover in the dust jacket, 900 page book with black & white photo illustrations.This is a true first edition / first printing with the uncorrected final line in the Acknowledgments at the final line of the book saying " the failure of my life" which was later corrected to say "the failures of my life" in the next printings.This copy is signed by President Clinton in blue ink at the title page. Condition : ... View more info

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian

By: Clune, Henry W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rochester , NY., Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 021512-V


1st. Edition, limited printing of 200 copies this is 179 . 1983 , Tan cloth spine with red boards in a red slipcase .Inscribed at the first blank page and then numbered and signed at the back edition page.Condition : New. View more info

IGOR and VERA STRAVINSKY : A Photograph Album 1921 - 1971

By: Craft , Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1982

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Seller ID: 091509-B


1st. Edition 1st. Printing 1982 , Red cloth hardcover in the dust jacket , 144 page book with 258 illustrations in black & white . Ex. owner has neety inscribed a greeting on the first black page . Condition : Very Fine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

LOVECRAFT : A Biography,

By: De Camp, Lyon Sprague

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1975

Edition: 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing.

Seller ID: 111511-M


1st.Edition, 1st.Printing 1975 , Hardcover in the dust jacket, 510 page book some black & white photo illustrations. Condition : Very Good with some very light chipping to the DJ. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Court Years, 1939 to 1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas

By: Douglas, William Orville

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 010105-S


1st. ed. 1980 , Hardcoverwith the dust cover , 434 page book. Illustrated with black and white photos. Condition : Very Good / Very Good. ex. owners name on the FF. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

A River - A Town - A Poet : A Walk Together with Hans Christian Andersen

By: Dreslov , Aksel

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dufour Edition, Skandinavisk Bogforlag: 1960

Edition: 1st. American Edition.

Seller ID: 050105-H


1st. ed. USA , Hardcover with the dust cover , 149 page book . With 36 tipped in color photos and 11 black and white.Focus on the story tellers early years . Condition : Fine / Very Good . Tipped to the back blank page is the Library of Congress cards for this book in the LOC envelope. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

NAPOLEON : HIS COURT AND FAMILY , MEMOIRS OF MADAME JUNOT ( 3 Vol. Set )

By: Duchesse D`Abrant`es

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London , United Kingdom, Richard Bently & Son: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 121527-V


1883 , Hardcover with red lether 5 band spine and corners with marble covers and gilded designe and letters at the spine. Illustrated with numerous portraits on steel with marble end pagies & gilded top page edge . vol. 1 , 506 page book , vol. 2 , 522 page book , Vol. 3 , 524 page book . Condition : Very Good plus , with edge rubs . All three vol. are clean and tight. View more info

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NAPOLEON : HIS COURT AND FAMILY , MEMOIRS OF MADAME JUNOT ( 3 Vol. Set )

By: Duchesse D`Abrant`es

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London , United Kingdom, Richard Bently & Son: 1883

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 121517-V


1883 , Hardcover with red lether 5 band spine and corners with marble covers and gilded designe and letters at the spine. Illustrated with numerous portraits on steel with marble end pagies & gilded top page edge . vol. 1 , 506 page book , vol. 2 , 522 page book , Vol. 3 , 524 page book . Condition : Very Good plus , with edge rubs . All three vol. are clean and tight. View more info