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Gauguin

By: Huyghe, Rene'; Translated by Slonim, Helen C.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc., New York.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3014

Condition: Very Good


Oversize. Ex-Library, also late of the Nelson Collection in Tulsa. Dust Jacket in good condition. Book very clean and nice. No publication date listed, but the donation date to the library was in 1979. Printed in Italy. Translated by Helen C. Slonim. Our book number 3014. View more info

The Best of TV Sitcoms: The Critics' Choice Burns and Allen to the Cosby Show, the Munsters to Mary Tyler Moore

By: Javna, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Harmony Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29065

ISBN: 0517569221

Condition: Fair


Old ex-library copy. Soil spot on pages 110-111. Worn and dog-eared. library markings. Text complete, spine has one crack but all pages are secure. Stated First Edition. View more info

Writings : Autobiography; A Summary View of the Rights of British America; Notes on the State of Virginia; Addresses, Messages, Letters

By: Jefferson, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Library of America, USA: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4027

ISBN: 094045016X

Condition: As New


Tenth Printing. Clean copy. Clean case. Contains: Autobiograph. A Summary of the Bill of Rights. Notes on the State of Virginia. Public Papers. Addresses, Messages, and Replies. Miscellany. Letters. Each section has its own Table of Contents. Merrill D. Peterson wrote the notes and selected the contents for this volume. View more info

They Led The Way (Original title: Women Themselves)

By: Johnston, Johanna

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Scholastic, Book Services: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4016

Condition: Good


Ex-library. pages yellowed. wear to edges, creased at hinge of spine. Looks like the 11th printing, 1973 Scholastic paperback number TX3917. Numbers read "12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 11 7 8 9/7 0 1 2/8, Printed in U.S.A. 11." View more info

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Walt Whitman: A Life

By: Kaplan, Justin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon And Schuster: 1980

Seller ID: 46039

ISBN: 0671225421

Condition: Good


9.5" x 6.25" x 1.5", 429 pages. Biography of the poet/philosopher. Very nice, clean, sound copy, slight curve to block center right. Our book number 46039. View more info

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Helen Keller, The Story of My Life

By: Keller, Helen

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., A Watermill Classic, Watermill Press: 1993

Edition: No other mentioned

Seller ID: 4039

ISBN: 0-8167-2889-5

Condition: Very Good


5" x 7.5". 153 pages. Slight aging of paper around the edges. Complete and Unabridged. Cover clean, spine not creased. Appears not to have been read. Clean text. No marks. Our book number 4039. View more info

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The Story of My Life, by Helen Keller, With Her Letters (1887 - 1901) - and a Supplimental Account of Her Education - Including Passages from the Reports and Letters of Her Teacher - Ann Mansfield Sullivan - by Robert Macy

By: Keller, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap, Printed at the Country Life Press, Garden City, N.Y., U.S.A.: 1905

Inscription: "From Gertrude to Father and Mother, Gustav and Pa

Seller ID: 4041

Condition: Very Good


6.5" x 9.5". 441 pages. Tan Moray Cloth over boards with Red Imprinted lettering on Front cover and spine. Rough-cut pages. Monochrome scene of countryside on endpapers. Very little shelf wear. Clean text. Inscription only writing in the book, "From Gertrude to Father and Mother, Gustav and Patty F. Wienke." Spine secure and stable, very good condition, some aging of paper. Private collection. Enclosures (included with sale) include Omaha, Nebraska World Herald newspape... View more info

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Helen Keller, The Story Of My Life

By: Keller, Helen, with introduction by Barnett, M. Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Airmont Publishing Company, Inc., 22 East 60th Street, New York 10022: 1965

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 4038

Condition: Good


4.25" x 7". 282 pages. Paper discolored with age. Book has not been read. Spine had faded some. Complete and Unabridged. Airmont Classic Series number CL70. Includes the Braille aphabet and facsimile of Miss Keller's writing. Our book number 4038. View more info

KISLING

By: Kessel, Joseph, author; Kisling, Jean, Editor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, New York: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3005

Condition: Good


Ex-Library, library markings obliterated with magic marker. Also late of a private collection, stamp and signiture of previous owner. Text very clean and cover in good condition. Some dents and shelf wear to dust jacket. Oversized Book, will require additional shipping. Six Lbs. in weight. View more info

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Blake Studies; Notes on his life and works in seventeen chapters

By: Keynes, Geoffrey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britian (UK), Rupert Hart- Davis: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3037

Condition: Good


208 pages of text and 48 pages of plates. 10"x 7.75". Block firm, pages slightly aged. Original price in pencil front endpaper. Previous owner name on front endpaper facing.Some small soil spots. Some fading at top of Spine. Our book number 3037. View more info

From McKinley To Harding, Personal Recollections of Our Presidents

By: Kohlsaat, H.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New york: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29043

Condition: Very Good


A very clean and well preserved copy. Ex-library. Very clean. Paper title on the spine is yellowed and worn, but blue cloth binding is not , and the pages are clean and the binding tight. tissue paper photo protector at title page has been wrinkled and is partily loose from halfwy down the hinge attachment. all other pages are secure. Previous owners name in pencil inside front cover. Illustrated. Scribners, New York, February, 1923. View more info

Into Thin Air: A personal account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Villard Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4033

ISBN: 0679457526

Condition: Good


Ex-Library, covers protected with library plastic protector, pocket inside the back pages, Maps on the endpapers are not defaced. very few library markings, pages clean, text clean, book tight. Looks like a first edition, numbers read'4 6 8 9 7 5 3,' perhaps the third printing. View more info

The Fine Art of Literary Mayhem; A lively account of Famous Authors and Their Feuds

By: Land, Myrick

Price: $94.99

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29061

Condition: Very Good


Cover designed by Ernst Reichl. Number 85134-0113. Withdrawn from the library. Stated first edition. LCCCN 63-7121. Library markings on dark blue endpapers and one stamp on title page. Clean text. clear paper, not aged. Cover clean. Library sticker on spine. View more info

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Saint Thomas Aquinas and the Preaching Beggars

By: Larnen, Brendan, O.P., and Lomask, Milton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Vision Books, Farrar, Straus & Cudhy, New York, Burns & Oates, London, Manufacture in the U.S.A.: 1962

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 6003

Condition: Good


Dust Jacket protected by plastic, library copy withdrawn. Name of library stamped inside front and back covers, and pocket. Book tight and pages clean. Vision Books, Farrar, Straus & Cudhy, New York, Burns & Oates London, Manufactured in the U.S.A. Fourth printing, 1962. Some browning of paper. Copyright 1957. Fourth printing, 1962. Our book number 6003. View more info

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John D. Rockefeller, Robber Baron or Industrial Statesman?

By: Latham, Earl, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: D.C Heath and Company: Boston, Printed in the U.S.A.: 1968

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 6004

Condition: Very Good


6.5" x 9.25", 115 pages. Printed March, 1968. slight wear and natural ageing of paper. small rip in edge of front cover. No markings inside or out. Readings Selected by the Department of American Studies, Amherst College. Part of a series called 'Problems In American Civilization'. Our book number 6004. View more info

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The Egg And I

By: MacDonald, Betty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1946

Edition: Twentieth Impression, October 1946

Seller ID: 4047

Condition: Very Good


8.25" x 5.5", 287 pages, Green cloth-covered boards. Twentieth Impression, October 1946. Book clean, sound, very little wear. Some fading to spine and tops of boards, previous owner's name and address on front paste-down. Humorous account of the life of the author in the chicken business... in the early twentieth century. Our book number 4047. View more info

Kesselring: The Making of the Luftwaffe

By: MacKsey, Kenneth John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom: David & Charles: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4005

ISBN: 0713408626

Condition: Good


Ex-Library. White smudge on front cover (liquid paper?) Shelf wear to corners. Pages white and clean, Black Cloth binding in good condition. Stated First American Edition, 1978. View more info

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Her Eternal Crown, Queen Marie of Romania and the Baha'i Faith

By: Marcus, Della L., with a foreword by Ian C. Semple

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, George Ronald, 46 High Street, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 2DN: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 4043

ISBN: 0-85398-442-5

Condition: Good


5.5" x 8.5". 319 pages. Clean, no marks in book. Some minor shelf wear to surface, small crease lower corner of front cover. Interaction of Queen Marie of Romania with the Baha'i faith, so, slant towards effusiveness in terms of that religion. VERY interesting descriptions in great detail of the furnishings and life at the Romanian palaces in the letters of Miss Martha Root, included in the text. Unusual insiders experience of one of the last crown heads of Europe in the... View more info

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"Old Bruin" Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $10.95

Publisher: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, Boston: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4021

Condition: Good


First Edition, Dust Jacket has nicks and scrapes and tears. Book is in Good condition, some scuffs to spine, very light shelf wear to edges and corners. Presented to the library, but never circulated, dedication sticker on title page, but no other markings anywhere in the book. "Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1794-1858, The American Naval Officer Who Helped Found Liberia, Hunted Pirates in the West Indies, Practised Diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey And the King of Two Si... View more info

Bean Blossom Dreams

By: Murphey, Sallyann J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: United States, Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4048

ISBN: 0688123252

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.75", 318 pages. Very clean copy of a first edition, no dust jacket. First person account of first-time farmers, homesteading memoir. Our book number 4048. View more info