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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini A Florentine Artist

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Spenser Press: N.D.

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10843


Publisher's brown cloth, gilt lettering on green panels and gilt design on spine, border and design blind-stamped on front cover. . Gilt design on spine faded, head and heel of spine slightly worn, front cover smudged, corners bumped, endpapers yellowed, former owner's name on fep, title page lightly smudged, pencil scribble on rep, else fine. VERY GOOD. . The World's Greatest Literature Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 403 pp View more info

Du Pont-The Autobiography of an American Enterprise The story of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co.in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Company on July 19, 1802.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours: 1952

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14511


Publisher's cream and burgundy linen cloth, with gilt lettering on spine and cover. End papers mapped and book illustrated throughout with B & W and color photographs, and sketches. . Edges of covers slightly soiled, verso of f.e.p. mildly spotted, otherwise unmarked, square, tight and clean. D/J has moderate open tear at tail, edges worn and tears at top and bottom corners. VERY GOOD/GOOD. . B & W and color photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 138 pp View more info

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Memoirs of Emma, Lady Hamilton, the Friend of Lord Nelson, and the Court of Naples

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15006


Publisher's decorated green cloth, gilt and green Coat-of-Arms medallion on cover surrounded by gilt fillets with intricate gilt filligree and edged with gilt rolling-tool, gilt title on white panel on spine, spine in six compartments with gilt borders and Napoleonic Bee decoration, t.e.g., red endpapers. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece and three B&W plates. . Spine faded, some mild wear to corners and head and heel of spine, else near fine. VERY GOOD+.. Memoirs and ... View more info

Women in History (Complete in Seven Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17361


Complete seven volume softcover set in original slipcase, all still shrinkwrapped. . These volumes are still in original shrinkwrapped slipcase which is unopened. AS NEW. View more info

The Gallery of Portraits: With Memoirs (Complete in Seven Volumes) Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & Co.: 1833

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17704


Publisher's half-leather in dark green over green cloth boards, 4 raised bands on spine decorated with gilt, brown leather spine labels with gilt lettering, a.e.g., light yellow endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w engravings. This is a large, heavy set. Sorry to have to ask for extra postage. . Leather on spines and tips are lightly rubbed, Vol. II has 1/2" loss of leather at the head of the spine, armorial bookplates in all volumes with some paste residue... View more info

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The Correlator 1924 Year Book of The University High School

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago: 1924

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19304


Publisher's full black leather with gilt embossed title, year and seal of the University High School on the front cover, tan endpapers. With a class list for the Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors and a B&W photo and brief bio of the Seniors. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, p. 39 has ink hashmarks by some of the Junior Class Member's names, faint pencil sums on the edge of a couple pages, else tight, square and clean. . 236 pp View more info

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Granta The Magazine of New Writing / 124

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Granta Publications: summer 2013

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21619


Various writers writing about places that had effects on them...Dave Eggers, Haruki Murakami, Siddhartha Mukherjee Lina Wolff, Ellen Bryant Voight, Fine/ As New . Travel Series. Vol. 124. 256 pp View more info

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Laboratory Manual of Microbiology

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1950

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 22274


Spiral bound Second edition. Bright interior . Writing on cover .Normal wear .Bright interior . 11x8. 134 pp View more info

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The World its Cities and Peoples (Nine Volumes, Complete) Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Paris, New York, and Melbourne, Cassell & Company, Ltd.: N.D.

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22726


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, black lettering on cover, endpapers brown. All volumes profusely illustrated with full-page B&W plates. 9 Volumes. . Light water mark on foredge of volume IV, else all volumes tight, square, unmarked, and clean. NEAR FINE . B&W Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Who's Who in the Midwest: 1967-68

By: A. N. Marquis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Marquis Who's Who, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Tenth Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 10788


Publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering on red panel on spine, gilt lettering on cover, printed endpapers. A biographical reference book of noteworthy people in the Midwest and Canada.. Spine slightly curved, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. Who's Who Series. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 1117 pp View more info

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The House of Twenty Thousand Books

By: Abramsky, Sasha

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, New York Review of Books: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27009


Inscribed and dated (10/8/15) by the author on the title page. Publisher's full red paper-covered boards, black lettering on spine, black endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. This is a memoir of Sasha Abramsky's grandfather, Chimen Abramsky, and his wife, who together amassed a remarkable collection of books on socialist literature and Judaica, owned a bookstore in London, and regularly hosted at their home the likes of Isaiah Berlin, E. P Thompson, and Eric Ho... View more info

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The Moon by Whale Light And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodillians, and Whales

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15415


Quarter bound in publisher's navy cloth over teal boards with author's initials embossed in shiny blue on the front cover, silver lettering on spine and decorated endpapers. . Head of spine is very slightly rubbed, else pristine, unmarked, square, tight and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is rubbed along all edges and has two faint scratches on the rear cover. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD-. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xxii, 249 pp View more info

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Harry Hopkins: A Biography

By: Adams, Henry H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1977

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26721


Full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, green endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Volume shows only mild shelf wear, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows some wear at head of spine, spine lightly sunned. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 448 pp View more info

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THE ADAMS FAMILY

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 5031


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. x, 363 pp. Illustrated with nine B&W plates. The volume is in excellent condition, tight and square. There is a tiny bookseller's label on the fep, the spine is slightly shelf-worn at the head and heel, else fine. NEAR FINE.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Spotted Sphinx

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1969

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20676


Pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight. . Unclipped dust jacket shows wear, fading and chipping. There is a tear along the bottom front cover. There is a shadow of the title on the front boards with some fading along top. . B&W and Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 313 pp View more info

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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

By: Addison, Joseph; Richard Steele; Eustace Budgell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22986


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on red panels on spine, illustrated slipcase. Illustrated with color frontispiece, color plates throughout. . Spine slightly faded and water marked, previous owner's book plate on ffep, else tight, square, unmarked, and clean. VERY GOOD- . Color Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxviii, 198 pp View more info

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The World According to Martha

By: Adler, Bill (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill: 2006

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24504


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. vii, 182, (1) pp View more info

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The History of England, from the Accession of King George the Third, to the Conclusion of Peace in the Year 1783 (Three Volumes, Complete)

By: Adolphus, John

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, T. Cadell and Jun. and W. Davies: 1802

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 22234


First Edition, First Printing. Three volumes in contemporary half calf over marcled boards, spines in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments on burgundy labels, intricate gilt tooling in the remainder, blind-stamped borders on covers, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Frontispiece portrait of George III in volume one. John Adolphus (1768–1845) was an English barrister and historian. This, his major work, was first published i... View more info

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Open: An Autobiography

By: Agassi, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2009

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 21186


Quarter bound in grey cloth over beige boards, silver lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in excellent, unmarked condition. FINE/FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (vi), 385, (7) pp View more info

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Madam Secretary

By: Albright, Madeleine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Miramax Books: 2003

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 13390


Quarter bound in black cloth over grey boards, silver lettering on spine, dark blue endpapers. Illustrated with 32 pages of B&W and color photographs. . Tops and bottoms of boards lightly sunned, spine cracked, else near fine. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear. VERY GOOD/NEAR FINE. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xiv, 562 pp View more info