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Madam Secretary: A Memoir

By: Albright, Madeleine;Woodward, William;Woodward, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Miramax: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 703

ISBN: 0786868430

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Bookplate on half title page reads, "San Antonio camex Campus Market Expo The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright February 27, 2004" and is signed by Madeleine Albright. Book shows very light general wear. DJ has some creasing at corners and surface scratching from removal of price sticker on top foredge corner of front jacket cover.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

The Autobiography of Mildred Bennett, The Early Years: The Winter Is Past

By: Bennett, Mildred

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lewiston, The Edwin Mellen Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 720

ISBN: 0889462186

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Inked name and year at top of blank front paste down; Volume is otherwise Fine. View more info

The Border Outlaws An Authentic and Thrilling History of the Most Noted Bandits of Ancient or Modern Times The Yonger Brothers Jesse and Frank James and their Comrades in Crime

By: Buel, J.W.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Dan. Linahan: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 785

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Covers show moderate surface rubbing and soiling. Corners rounded with boards showing. Spine ends chipping. Binding loose. Both hinges show damage but are connected. A signature near the middle of the text is loose but text is complete. Some writing in pencil on endpapers. Light scattered foxing throughout text. Pages slightly browned. View more info

Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler with Reminiscences, By His Daughter, Mrs. Rosetta B. Hastings and Additional Chapters By Eld. John Boggs and Eld. J. B. McCleery

By: Butler, Pardee, Mrs. Rosetta B. Hastings, Eld. John Boggs, and Eld. J. B. McCleery

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Standard Publishing Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 709

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Cloth covers show general rubbing and are heavily chipped over spine ends; Lettering on spine remains clear; Hinges (internal) are broke and covers are starting to loosen from text block; Text block remains tight and contents are clean and intact. View more info

Because I Was Flesh: The Autobiography of Edward Dahlberg

By: Dahlberg, Edward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norfolk, CT, New Directions: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 721

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Advanced Reading Copy. Signed by the author's wife, Rlene H. Dahlberg, on the title page; "Sample Copy" is stamped in red ink near bottom of front cover; Very light rubbing along lower edge.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Franklin Roosevelt at Hyde Park

By: Dows, Olin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, American Artists Group, Inc.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 712

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Flat signed by the author on half title page; Cloth covers show light rubbing on edges and corners are slightly bumped. Text remains clean and bright.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

The Complete Memoirs Of Andrew Jackson, Seventh President Of The United States : Containing A Full Account Of His Military Life And Achievements, With His Career As President

By: Jackson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1878

Seller ID: 425

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Arlington Edition printed on front cover. Bottom spine end chipping and 1/2" x 1/4" piece missing from cloth spine cover near bottom. Back cover has moisture damage w/ a 1/2" x1/2" tear in cloth cover and paper sticking from moisture damage. Hinges are cracked but block remains tight. Heavy pencil markings on end papers, inscription on FFEP verso and possible fountain pen cleaning marks on FFEP verso and title page. Text brown and brittling but complete. View more info

Jesse James, My Father

By: James, Jesse Jr.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Westbrook Company: 1906

Seller ID: 1273

Condition: Good+

Covers show light chipping at edges. Front and back covers complete. Binding fairly tight. Text yellowed. View more info

An Accolade for Chase S. Osborn: Home, State, and National Tributes on the Occasion of Chase S. Osborn Day October 4, 1939

By: Osborn, Stella Brunt (Ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sault Ste, Marie, MI, The City of Sault Ste. Marie: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1093

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Inscribed by Chase Osborn to Alf Landon and dated January 17, 1941; There is a discoloration/staining along the upper outside corner, affecting some of the leaves, though not into any of the text; There is some discoloration along the outside edge of the bottom board; Scattered, light foxing; Volume remains tight and text is clear; Inscription is bold and very clear; Nice association copy.; Signed by Subject View more info

My American Journey : An Autobiography

By: Powell, Colin L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Westminster, MD, U.S.A., Random House Publishing Group: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 464

ISBN: 0679445129

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

First edition limited to 2000 copies, this is number 1792. Maroon cloth covers w/ maroon paper slipcase. Flat signed on limitation page. Slip case has one bumped corner and some light shelf wear.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Ralph Ellison: A Biography

By: Rampersad, Arnold

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 704

ISBN: 0375408274

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

2nd Printing. Inscription on title page reads, "For B__ L__, with all good wishes - Arnold Rampersad 11.29.07" Light shelf wear. Paper seam on contents page.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. and the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides (5 Volumes)

By: Reynolds, Sir Joshua

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1891

Seller ID: 479

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

The Library Edition. Blue buckram with gilded titles show wear average wear at edges. Page edges yellowed. All 5 volumes; extra shipping will be required. View more info

Peace Through Strength - Bernard Baruch and a Blueprint for Security

By: Rosenbloom, Morris V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., American Surveys / Farrar, Straus and Young: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 722

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Parted of signed and numbered limited first edition be book # 37 and also signed by author on limitation page. An additional author inscription on FFEP reads, To Mike - With respect and regard for the personal contribution you have made to keep your country strong - My thanks, too, for your interest and friendship - Warm regards, Morry Rosenbloom Dec. 25, 1952." Book has light general wear.; Signed by Author(s) View more info

Rising Wolf, the White blackfoot, Hugh Monroe's Story of His First Year on the Plains

By: Schultz, James Willard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 1495

Condition: Good

N/D Ca. 1924. Pictorial cloth covers show light surface wear. Covers also have light edge wear with bumped corners and light spine curl. Scattered foxing to block edge. Hinges and binding tight. Text clean. View more info

Memoirs. Years of Decisions; Years of Trial and Hope (2 volumes)

By: Truman, Harry S.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1955/1956

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 465

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Kansas City Edition limited to 20,615 copies for volume 1 and 11,500 copies for volume 2. Inscription on half-title page of volume 1 reads "To H___ L. J___ with kindest regards from Harry Truman 1/5/56" Volume 2 is unsigned. Both volumes are in near fine condition showing only light general wear. Both volumes show light toning to block edges but are otherwise quite clean. Both DJs show sunning at spine and light wear along edges. Volume 1's jacket has a small amount of loss as a result of chipping on back and is in G/VG condition. Also included is a form letter from bookseller Frank Gl... View more info