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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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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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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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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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

By: Franklin, Benjamin, with an introduction by Crane, Verner W.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper's Modern Classics, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York:

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 4017

Condition: Fair


Ex-library, Red Cover with black printing, accented with gold. 231 pages. wear at top and bottom of spine and to corners. Dedication plate inside front cover, pages secure and clean. View more info

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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

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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 newspaper clipping from jnuary 30, 1955, 'Helen Keller, Near 75, Starts World Tour'. Discoloration from the newspaper clipping on pag... 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

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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

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An American Life, One Man's Road to Watergate

By: Magruder, Jeb Stuart

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Atheneum, New york: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4018

Condition: Good


Ex-library. Blue cover with gold lettering, no dust jacket. Pages clean and secure. Some shelf wear to edges and corners. 370 pages, clean, many photos. "One man's road to Watergate". View more info

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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

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Driving Under the Affluence

By: Phillips, Julia

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollinsPublishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4044

ISBN: 0-06-017304-1

Condition: Fine


6.5" x 9.5". 323 pages. Some scufing to back of Dust Jacket, shelf wear. Book is as new. NO markings or signs of use. Humorous anecdotes from author's experiences. Our book number 4044. View more info

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The Words (originally published in French under the title 'Les Mots'

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul, translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Braziller, Inc., 215 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 3. Printed in The United States of America: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 883

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Book shows very little wear, just the library stamps inside the covers. minor shelf wear to the edges and corners. pocket in the back cover. 255 pages. Five and three quarters inches wide by eight and one half inches tall. Our book number 883. View more info

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Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl

By: Sechehaye, Marguerite

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Canada, A Signet Book, NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY, 1633 Broadway, New York, New York 10019: First Printing, January 1970

Edition: Fifth or greater

Seller ID: 28015

Condition: Fair


4.25" x 7". Removed from the high school library. They CUT out the library bar code from the front cover with scissors, leaving an hole in the front cover. Text clean and binding secure, aside from the gaping hole in the front cover. 192 pages. A rare first-hand account of Mme. Sechehaye's entire schizophrenic experience. Foreward by Frank Conroy. Interesting reading even for the casual observer. Our book number 28015. View more info