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When You Care Enough

By: Hall, Joyce C. ; Anderson, Curtiss

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Hallmark: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4506

ISBN: 0875295932

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Shows light wear at corners and light toning. Jacet has similar wear at corner and along edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 269 pages View more info

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Memoirs of Dr. Winthrop Harly Hopson

By: Hopson, Ella Lord (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Standard Publishing Company: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4338

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers show moderate to edge wear with a few small tears to spine ends. Front cover shows surface wear and a slight loss of color in a few spots. Front internal hinge broken to binder's gauze and 2nd ffep and frontis page are loose but laid-in. Binding is otherwise sound though delecate. Block evenly toned and free from marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages View more info

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Journal of Washington Irving 1828 and Miscellaneous Notes on Moorish Legend and History

By: Irving, Washington; Williams, Stanley T. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Co: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4715

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Covers are lightly worn at edges, front cover has a small mark near bottom fore corner. Former owner's name and info penned to ffep. Text otherwise clean and binding tight. White paper jacket is soiled with creases, rubbing, and a gouge in the front cover (corresponding with the mark in the front cover. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

Ingram Bywater: the Memoir of an Oxford Scholar 1840-1914

By: Jackson, William Walrond, D. D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Oxford At The Clarendon Press: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4807

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers show wear and soiling, mostly at corners. Jacket portion including spine and front cover neatly trimmed and laid in. Signatures and dates (to 1950) from 3 different owners on ffep. A small amount of underlining and marginalia is present on about 10 pages of the text as well as a small sketch of Bywater's career as rector at Exetor College penciled on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages View more info

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A White House Diary

By: Johnson, Lady Bird

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4078

ISBN: 0030852544

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show very light edge wear, mostly to shelf edge. Very lightly soiled block edges, otherwise fine. Jacket shows moderate wear and creasing to all edges with several small closed tears though almost no loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 806 pages View more info

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Wit and Wisdom of Woodrow Wilson Extracts from the Public Speeches of the Leader and Interpreter of American Democracy

By: Linthicum, Richard (Comp)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2109

Condition: Fair


Covers soiled and worn. Name penned on front cover. Front cover torn up hinge and into cover from spine edge 1" at middle. Front and spine cover loose from block. Block remains tight with light to moderate wear, mostly at edges. ; 220 pages View more info

Cortes: The Great Adventurer and the Fate of Aztec Mexico

By: Marks, Richard Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1123

ISBN: 0679406093

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Inscription reads, "For B__, who made easier a very difficult day for me. Richard Lee Marks Topeka 1998" Block edges very lightly yellowed. DJ has light creasing at top edge.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century

By: Mayes, Herbert R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Des Plaines, IL, Gilbert K. Westguard II: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3368

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 46 of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Alger: a Biography Without a Hero - to Which Has Been Added the Author's New Introduction after Half a Century

By: Mayes, Herbert R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Des Plaines, IL, Gilbert K. Westguard II: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3369

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Decoration to Gold foil covers rubbed with slight loss. Light foxing to block edges. Otherwise clean. Signed by Herbert Mayes, Jack Bales (afterword author) , and Gilbert Westgard (publisher) on the limitation page. Number 99of 200.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher

By: Menninger, Flo V.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Richard R. Smith: 1940

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3268

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Cp states "Reprinted March 1940" with no other printings mentioned. Covers show light wear, mostly at corners. Inscribed, "For a couple who will understand it and treasure it" by the author's son, Dr. Karl Menninger, and dated 1979 on ffep. Jacket shows light creasing and a few closed tears, mostly around spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Days of My Life: Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher

By: Menninger, Flo V.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Richard R. Smith: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3269

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Related period news articles including author's 1945 obit taped in at front. High acid news print has caused associated brown toning. Inscribed with only recipiants name, author's signature, and date, Jan. 12, 1939, on the half title page. This inscription is effected by the news print toning. A short numberline is penned to the ffep. Text is otherwise clean and free from marks. Jacket shows moderate edge wear with a 1" portion of spine cover and a couple smaller pie... View more info

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LBJ: the White House Years [WITH] Lady Bird Johnson: a Life Well Lived

By: Middleton, Harry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publishers: 1990

Edition: Unstated Presumed First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4494

ISBN: 0810911914

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


2 books. Includes companion book: Lady Bird Johnson: A Life Well Lived by the same author. This softcover folio is slightly warped and has been damp along the fore edge. It also shows moderate soiling to white paper cover. This book (and LBJ) are inscribed to the same people by the author. LBJ shows dented corners but otherwise clean covers. The text is slightly warped with some light creasing at corners. Jacket shows moderate creasing all over with some scuffing to back... View more info

"Hugh Oldham 1452[? ] - 1519: Bishop of Exeter, Principal Benefactor of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Founder of the Manchester Grammar School"

By: Mumford, Alfred A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5247

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover spine ends slightly curled. Former owner's blind stamp, signature and date on ffep. Book is otherwise free from writing and tightly bound. Jacket is worn at edges with most of the wear along the jacket's top edge where there is also creasing and several small tears. Jacket's spine is also noticeably soiled/toned while the front and back covers are not. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Selected Letters of Robinson Jeffers 1897-1962

By: Ridgeway, Ann N. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4586

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show only light wear at shelf edge. Former owner's marks at front, otherwise the text remains clean and appears unread. Jacket soiled and price clipped with only light wear at edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 407 pages View more info

Two Lives

By: Seth, Vikram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: India, Penguin Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 644

ISBN: 067005836x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Flat signed by author on title page. Light shelf wear. Jacket shows light wear at edges.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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Sir Leslie Stephen's Mausoleum Book

By: Stephen, Sir Leslie; Bell, Alan (Introduction)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press/Oxford: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5029

ISBN: 0198120842

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Former owner's gift inscription on the ffep, otherwise free from marks. Jacket lightly worn at edges and price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Elizabeth Taylor An Informal Memoir

By: Taylor, Elizabeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3148

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Covers show only light wear and soiling at edges. Jacket has a moderate amount of wear along the top edge along with several tears, some with associated creasing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages View more info

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Smart Aleck; the Wit, World and Life of Alexander Woollcott

By: Teichmann, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3428

ISBN: 0688030343

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED by Howard Teichmann inner front flyleaf. Tight, clean bright with price clipped dust jacket with pen mark on inner corner front. DJ sun faded with shelf wear. Blue cloth boards with tan spine with red lettering. ; "8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall"; 334 pages; Signed by Author View more info

John Ogilby and the Taste of His Times

By: Van Eerde, Katherine S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dawson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4809

ISBN: 0712906908

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light rubbing to all cover corners with a small bump to the top front cover corner. Inscription on title page reads, "To Megan, thanks and continued affection" signed "Katherine" by the author & dated Aug 16, 1977. Otherwise, in near fine condition. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 183 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Thomas Otway (Twayne's English Authors Series: TEAS 335)

By: Warner, Kerstin P. ; Davis, Bertram H. (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5069

ISBN: 0805767339

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Light soiling/aging. Otherwise, as new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages View more info