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The Best of Edward Abbey

By: Abbey, Edward, editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sierra Club Books, San Francisco: 1990

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 19012

ISBN: 0871567865

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.25". Publication dates confusing. Shows publish date as 1984, dates of included articles as late as 1988, and gives author's date of death as 1990. Sierra Club Paperback Library. Very clean like-new book. Some very minor shelf wear. 383 pages. Cover design by Paul Bacon, Photograph by Jay Dusard. View more info

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Man in the Middle

By: Amaechi, John; with Bull, Chris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, ESPN Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50116

ISBN: 1933060190

Condition: Very Good


9.25" x 6.25", 290 pages. Library stickers directly on Dust Jacket, on book in very good condition. Never read. Not price clipped. Memoir from Manchester, England, to the National Basketball Association in America and a career that carried him to several nations. Hall of famer. Our book number 50116. View more info

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Great Pass Receivers of the NFL

By: Anderson, Dave

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Random House: 1966

Edition: No other edition listed

Seller ID: 50117

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.5", 182 pages. Cloth covered boards, worn at the corners, well read ex-library copy, library stickers removed, some glue marks and stamps remaining. Clean Text, sound binding. Black and white photos throughout. Football players of the 1960s: Ditka, Retzlaff, Shofner, Mitchell, Parks, Hayes, Speedie, Lavelli, Orr, Howton, and Hutson. The Punt Pass And Kick Library NFL. Our book number 50117. View more info

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"I Will Fight No More Forever"

By: Beal, Merrill D.

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books: 1979

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 711

ISBN: 0345284615

Condition: Good


6th printing, March 1979. 8 pages of photos. small tear at base of back cover where it hinges. Moving story of the Nez Perce Indians and their Chief Joseph. "a noble nation and a great man." 338 pages of text, nearly 50 pages of notes, bibliography and an index. Important historical chronicle. withdrawn from the library. Our book number 711. View more info

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A Knight at the Opera

By: Bing, Rudolf

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 35001

ISBN: 0399126538

Condition: Fair


First Edition. The front of the book and the dust jacket look in good condition, but something wet has been spilled on the back of the book, just at the corner where the spine and back cover come together. There is a tear and some water stain at the top of the back dust jacket and the tops of the last few pages. This is an autobiography of the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera Company in the mid Twentieth Century. Sir Rudolph Bing is described by the late Cyril Richard (Captain Hook in the Broadway/Mary Martin Peter Pan) thusly: "Don't be misled--behind that cold, austere, severe exter... View more info

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The Impossible Journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton

By: Bixby, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, printed in the USA: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4015

Condition: Good


Ex-Library. Dust jacket protected by library plastic cover, G. Interior has library markings, otherwise clean and nice copy. Little ot no shelf wear. Youth. View more info

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Henry Kissinger: The private and public story

By: Blumenffeld, Ralph

Price: $10.95

Publisher: A Signet Special: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4031

Condition: Good


16 pages of Photographs. Back cover has been wet, no mildew. Creases on spine, paper aged. Pages tight and clean text. First printing, October 1974, "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9." View more info

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The Art of William Blake

By: Blunt, Anthony

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Columbia University Press: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3036

Condition: Very Good


9.5" x 7". 122 pages. First edition, no other edition listed. Very clean, no marks, some minor shelf wear to the bottom of the boards. Clean and fresh. Bampton Lectures in America, Number 12. Lecture by Anthony Blunt. Black and white images of Blake's works. Our book number 3036. View more info

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While Reagan Slept

By: Buchwald, Art

Price: $7.95

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4025

ISBN: 0399128417

Condition: Very Good


7th impression. ex-library. dust cover preserved in cover, inside stamped with library markings. pages clean, spine tight, book like new. Fold inside of back cover of DJ split fot the library pocket. View more info

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When Knighthood Was In Flower, or The Love Story of Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor, The King's Sister, and Happening in the reign of His August Magesty, King Henry VIII, Rewritten and rendered into modern English from Sir Edwin Caskoden's Memoir

By: Caskoden, Edwin (Charles Major)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Bowen-Merrill Company Publishers, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.: 1899

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 19304

Condition: Very Good


250th thousand written above the publisher's name. Embossed picture of castle on front cover. Rose on spine, in gold and black ink with embossing. "Published September 1898. Reprinted in October, twice in November, Three times in December, three times in January, 1899, twice in February, five times in March, three times in April, and three times in May, July, August, and September, four times in October and November. The subsequent editions make a total of over one-quarter million copies printed of this book." Our book is very clean and tight with little shelf wear, the name of my great-uncle ... View more info

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Andrea Mantegna, Padua and Mantua

By: Christiansen, Keith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 3042

ISBN: 0807613274

Condition: Very Good


7.75" x 10.25", 103 pages. Clean, fresh cop. Colour and Black and White illustrations throughout. Frescoes of Andrea Mantegna in Padua and Mantua. Art, history and travel guide all-in-one. Our book number 3042. View more info

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Letters from Joseph Conrad

By: Conrad, Joseph, edited by Garnett, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charter Books, published by the Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., A subsidiary of Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc.,: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 66

Condition: Very Good


312 pages, book in excellent condition, some shelf wear, crease along front cover at hinge. Initials of previous owner on first page. "Of these utterly revealing letters from Joseph Conrad to his close friend and mentor Edward Garnett," THE YALE REVIEW, said "Here is Conrad the master mariner in his laughter, anger and gloom.Had it not been for the encouragement of Mr. Garnett, Conrad would probably never have written those novels recording his experiences on land and sea." Bobbs-Merrill Hardcover edition published 1928, Charter Edition published August, 1962. Our book number 66. Related wor... View more info

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST: AND TWENTY-FOUR YEARS AFTER with Introduction and Notes, Volume 13, The Harvard Classics

By: Dana, R.H. Jr. ; edited by Eliot, Charles W. LL.D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Company, New York: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19515

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Sticky places on the cover where tape has been removed. Green Clothbound, hinge broken at front title page. All other pages secure, and the spine is tight. Copyright is 1909, but the book looks newer. no other dates mentioned. Endpapers have the VERITAS seals marked on the paper. View more info

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Helen Keller

By: Davidson, Margaret

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scholastic, Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 4040

ISBN: 0-590-42404-1

Condition: Poor


5.25" x 7.5". 96 pages. Book is crumpled and has been wet and dried, no signs of mildew. Three very nice black and white photographs of Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, and Helen on her horse at the back of the book. Line drawings and a simplified version of Helen Keller story. Braille alphabet in raised dots on back cover. Scholastic meant it as a good introduction. Our listing number 4040. View more info

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The Last Mafioso, The Treacherous World of Jimmy Fratianno

By: Demaris, Ovid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, Times Books: 1981

Edition: Sixth Printing, March 1981

Seller ID: 4049

ISBN: 0812909550

Condition: Good


9.5' x 6.5' x 1.75", 463 pages. Withdrawn from a library. Clean text, tight binding, library pockets in front on the paste-down, library stickers on dust jacket. "The night Jimmy Fratianno became a government witness, not a single Mafia boss slept..." Our book number 4049. View more info

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Derain

By: Diehl, Gaston; translated from the French by Hamilton, A.P.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Pub: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3016

ISBN: 0517037203

Condition: Good


From the Nelson collection, to the library, now withdrawn. Book in very clean condition. Scar on the cover from removal of library taped sticker. Text clean. Printed in Italy, Bonfini Press Corporation, Naefels, Switzerland. View more info

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And The World Came His Way; Jesse Helms' Contributions to Freedom

By: Dodd, John, with Tyson, David

Price: $2.50

Publisher: The Jesse Helms Center, P.O. Box 247, Wingate, N.C. 28174: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7002

ISBN: 0966867912

Condition: New


ISBN: 0966867912. New. The title says it all. "next to Ronald Reagan, Jesse Helms is the most important conservative of the last 25 years. No conservative, save Reagan, comes close to matching Helms' influence on American Politics and policy in the quarter-century since he won a Senate seat in North Carolina." -Fred Barnes, Fox News Analyst. Our book number 7002. View more info

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ATOMS IN THE FAMILY, My Life With Enrico Fermi

By: Fermi, Laura

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1958

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 4001

Condition: Good


No dust Jacket, Shelf wear to the top of spine and edges, ex-library, presented to the library in December of 1959. Inside the book is very nice and clean. Many black & white photos of Fermi and his work, friends, awards, and family. The last page takes Fermi up to the point where the scientists in Geneva had placed an order for a "synchroton" capable of producing 25 billion electron volts. That was in 1953. This is the sixth printing, 1958, at the University of Chicago Press. 267 pages. View more info

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Benjamin Franklin, An Autobiogrphical Portrait

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, The Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4045

Condition: Good


276 pages. 9.25"x 6.5". Pages clean, block firm. Ink mark on bottom of block. Some shelf wear on dust jacket. Franklin's letters and writings edited by Alfred Tamarin. Our book number 4045. View more info

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Herself Defined: The Poet H.D. and Her World

By: Guest, Barbara

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Quill: 1984

Edition: First Quill Edition

Seller ID: 46020

ISBN: 0688047092

Condition: Good


9.25" x 6" x 1.25", 360 pages. Clean, used book. Some wear and tear to the corners and edges. "Enhanced by exclusive access to unpublished material, HERSELF DEFINED is a captivating work of scholarship and an intimate portrait of H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) and the circle of novelists, artists, and poets who were her friends: D.H. Lawrence, Marianne Moore, T.S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, and others who blazed new paths in the arts of the twentieth century." Our book number 46020. View more info