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The Eagel and the Roots

By: Adamic , Louis

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Double Day: 1952

Seller ID: 010505-F

Condition: Very Good


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

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Oscar Wilde : A Certain Genius

By: Barbara Belford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 071019-J

ISBN: 0679457348

Condition: As New


1st. Edition , 2nd. Printing 2000 , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 381 page book with some black & white illustrations. Condition : As New. View more info

Margaret Ogilvy

By: Barrie , J. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1905

Edition: Not Stated..

Seller ID: 121504-Y

Condition: Very Good


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

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051509-B

ISBN: 0440056098

Condition: Very Good


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

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121510-U

ISBN: 0397008864

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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A SELF - MADE MAN 1809 - 1849 : The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln (signed 1st. -1st. )

By: Blumenthal , Sidney

Price: $155.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 061516-C

ISBN: 147677725X

Condition: New


1st. Edition , 1st. Printing 2016 . Hardcover in the dust jacket , illustrated end pages ,556 page book .This is the first volume in the biography of the life of Abraham Lincoln . Mr. Blumenthal has signed this copy at the title page .Now out of Print and scarce to find signed in this condition . Condition : NEW . Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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This Just in : What I Couldn't Tell You on TV ( signed )

By: Bob Schieffer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam Publishing Group: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 070119-K

ISBN: 0399149716

Condition: New


1st. Edition , Later Printing 2003 , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 448 page book . This is a signed copy by Mr. Schieffer on the title page . Condition : NEW. View more info

CAPTAIN WILLIAM DAMPIER : Buccaneer - Author

By: Bonner, William Hallam

Price: $150.00

Publisher: California, Stanford Univerity Press: 1934

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 051012-U

Condition: Fine


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

Seller ID: 042204-R

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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 . Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

WINSOR McCAY : His Life and Art

By: Canemaker , John

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1987

Seller ID: 083010-N

ISBN: 0896596877

Condition: Very Fine


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

Christo And Jeanne-Claude: An Authorized Biography

By: Chernow, Burt

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: 021511-I

ISBN: 0312280742

Condition: Very Fine


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

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My Life ( signed )

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: $695.00

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

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050512-K

ISBN: 0375414576


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 : Ex-Fine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 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

ISBN: 0961082402

Condition: New


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

Seller ID: 091509-B

ISBN: 0500012830

Condition: Very Fine


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

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Staying Tuned: A Life in Journalism

By: Daniel Schorr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 073019-Z

ISBN: 0671020870

Condition: Near Fine


Condition : Near Fine , DJ Very Good View more info

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS : Prophet of Freedom (signed & dated)

By: David W. Blight

Price: $475.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 011519-G

ISBN: 1416590315

Condition: New


1st. Edition ,1st. Printing 2018 . Hardcover in the dust jacket , 912 page book . Signed & dated in the title page in the year of publication . This masterful biography by one of our greatest historians . Condition : NEW. View more info

LOVECRAFT : A Biography,

By: De Camp, Lyon Sprague

Price: $35.00

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

Seller ID: 111511-M

ISBN: 0385005784

Condition: Very Good


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

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FATHER OF RADIO : The Autobiography of Lee de Forest ( signed )

By: de Forest , Lee

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Chicago , ILL., Wilcox & Follett Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 061519-L

Condition: Very Good


1st. Edition , 1st. Printing 1950 Purple cloth hardcover in the dust jacket, 502 page book . de Forest was the inventor wireless telegraph , Vacuum Tube , Wireless transmission , Sound on File and many other first . This is a signed copy by Mr. de Forest on the first blank page . As VERT scarce book and signed by him .Also laid in is a note the owner gave this copy to a friend . Condition : Very Good with light edge rubs , Dust jacket is Very Good with edge rubs and small nicks . View more info