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1 Arnold, H. J. P. Photographer of the World: The Biography of Herbert Ponting
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 1971 0838679595 / 9780838679593 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First US edition. Minor yellowing and foxing to dj. Book is very clean and pages are clean and bright.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 12.20 USD
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2 Bellow, Saul To Jerusalem and Back a Personal Account
New York Viking Press 1976 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Some scuffs and discoloration to dj along with some tears to edges and a cut on the front. Book is clean and tight. Books shipped daily.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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3 Bowen, Catherine Drinker Yankee from Olympus Justice Holmes and His Family
Atlantic Monthy Press 1945 Hardcover Good Good Jacket 
Some small tears and scuffs to dj. Book has green boards with gold titles and decorations. Some foxing to inside of dj. Some tanning to endpapers and edges of pages. Pages are clean. 465 pages including index.Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 12.20 USD
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4 Conrad, Jane Ellis Angels See Through Eagles' Eyes : The Joyful Journey of an Earth Angel
Troy, Michigan, U.S.A. Earth Angel Press 2001 0970480539 / 9780970480538 First Printing Paperback Very Good No Jacket Jacket Signed
Very rare book! Signed by Jane Conrad on title page, "Peace & Joy, Jane." 109 pgaes. "Just because you hear voices it doesn't mean you're crazy. In fact, it probably means you've been commissioned by God to do good works and make the world a better place.So relates Jane Ellis Conrad in her inspiring new book 'Angels See Through Eagles' Eyes: The Joyful Journey of an Earth Angel." All orders processed and sent within one business day, carefully packaged with confirmation. Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 111.10 USD
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5 Dongerkery, Kamala S. On the Wings of Time
Bombay Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Very clean, solid book. Hard to find title. Has a stamp on front and rear paste down from a college division it was previously owned by. Yellow boards with gray spine. 246 pages including index. Several places in the book there is some separation beginning at the trench of the spine, but all pages are secure. . "The author has presented a faithful picture of a normal middle class family life covering three generations. The middle class family plays a definite role in a democratic society, and will be its basis when a socio-economic levelling up takes place." "The author's experiences as a social worker, a writer and artist are portrayed in many thought- provoking and reflective passages."Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Duram, James C. A Moderate Among Extremists: Dwight D. Eisenhower and the School Desegregation Crisis
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Burnham Inc Pub 1981 088229394X / 9780882293943 Hardcover New New Jacket 
Still in shrink wrap, this book is brand new and unread. All orders processed and sent within one business day.Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 44.40 USD
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7 Fairbanks, Henry G. Louise Imogen Guiney
New York Twayne Publishers, Inc 1973 080570342x / 9780805703429 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Very clean throughout. DJ is scuffed and has small chips at edges. 170 pages including index. No edition stated, as is the practice of this publisher, so it is probably a first. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 17.80 USD
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8 Fruchtman, Jack Jr. Thomas Paine: Apostle of Freedom
New York, New York, U.S.A. Four Walls Eight Windows 1994 0941423948 / 9780941423946 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Gift quality book. No wear. Appears unread. Archival quality mylar cover. Red cloth covered boards. 557 total pages. "Paine was one of the most radical and outspoken figures of the eighteenth century- an independent thinker on a level with Voltaire and Goethe. The self - educated former tax collector was famed for his fiery disposition and brilliant way with words in defense of liberty." Member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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9 Fussell, Paul Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1996 0316297178 / 9780316297172 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book. Notes from former owner on ffep. Some underling. Black mark on bottom of pages. (From the inner flap) "Fussell writes about an idyllic boyhood shattered by World War II- and the way the war experience changed his perspective on everything that came before and after."310 pages. Dust jacket is protected by archival quality mylar cover. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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10 Gallagher, Hugh Gregory FDR's Splendid Deception: The Moving Story of Roosevelt's Massive Disability-And the Intense Efforts to Conceal It from the Public Revised Edition
St Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A. Vandamere Pr 1993 0918339332 / 9780918339331 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Very clean book, with hardly any wear inside or out. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. Gray boards with blue spine. Dust Jacket is protected by archival quality mylar cover. 242 pages. "FDR's Splendid Deception is an intensely personal view of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This truly remarkable biography of FDR has been widely acclaimed by reviewers and historians alike as a new look at a complex inner Roosevelt. Revised and updated, this moving story of FDR's massive disability- and the intense efforts to conceal it from the public- has been widely acknowledged as revising the understanding of Roosevelt's personality and decisionmaking process. Completely apolitical, the book offers a unique, intimate, and compassionate reappraisal of America's most successful disabvled person- Franklin Delano Roosevelt." All orders processed and sent within one business day. Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 44.40 USD
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11 Holley, Val James Dean : The Biography
New York, NY, U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 1995 0312132492 / 9780312132491 First Edition Hardcover As New Very Good Jacket 
Appears unread. Very strong and solid book. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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12 Lanchester, Elsa Charles Laughton and I
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company 1938 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Jacket Signed
Black boards showing little signs of wear. Silver title on spine has worn away in spots. Some foxing and darkening to endpapers and pastedowns. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down. Signed and inscribed by Miss Lanchester, "Seasons Greetings to Jay Carmody from Elsa Lanchester." 269 pages. Black white photos. Pround member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 222.20 USD
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13 Photiades, Constantin George Meredith:His Life, Genius & Teaching: His Life, Genius & Teaching
Kennikat Press 1970 0804610290 / 9780804610292 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Jacket 
Clean book. Very minor bumps to bottom edges.253 pages. 1970 reissue. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Riva, Maria E. Marlene Dietrich
New York, NY, U.S.A. Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated 1993 0394586921 / 9780394586922 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean inside and out. Appears unread. Tight, solid binding. Third printing. 780 pages.Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 15.60 USD
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Surviving Anzio- Living in Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond, Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta
15 Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta Surviving Anzio- Living in Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond
Bennington Vermont Merriam Press 2015 1576384144 / 9781576384145 First Paperback New 
The autobiography of a young Italian woman as she experiences the hardship and horrors of war and the Nazi occupation of her country. Living with her family in Ardea, located near Anzio, she survives the Allied landings there and the battles that followed as the Allies finally pushed northward to Rome. Accounts by civilians of the war as it affected Italy and her people, are rare. Sonia eventually came to the U.S. after the war and has made a life for her and her family in her new country. Contents Cherchio, Abruzzo, Italy, 1899 Guagnano, Province of Lecce on the Adriatic Sea, 1894 Abruzzo, 1920 Cognac, France, 1931 Avezzano, Italy, 1939 Rome, 1944 Tre Cannelle, Italy Sezze Romano, 1948 America, 1955 Florida and Maryland, 2011 45 photos 
Price: 12.95 USD
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16 Tuchman, Barbara W. Stilwell and American Experience in China 1911-45
New York The MacMillan Company 1971 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Black cloth covered boards. Gilt title on spine. Very clean. Previous owners name and stamp of "ex-libris" on half title page. Small pamphlet of book from the Book of the Month Club, Inc. included. Maps on endpapers. 621 pages including index. Pages are a bit yellowed with age. "He was slight, cantankerous, courageous, imaginative, completely devoted to duty, observant as a camera, wryly humorous, and quite certainly too forthright for his own good. He was Joseph Warren Stilwell, 'Vinegar Joe,' a soldier's soldier."Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 26.70 USD
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17 Whitfield, Stephen J. Scott Nearing: Apostle of American Radicalism
Irvington, New York, U.S.A. Columbia Univ Pr 1974 023103816x / 9780231038164 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Green, cloth covered boards. DJ is price clipped. DJ is protected by archival quality mylar cover. Some scuffs to dj. 269 pages including index. "This warm but critical account is designed to suggest the sweep of American radicalism, its clash of ideologies and personalities, including Upton Sinclair, Eugene Debs, Norman Thomas, Roger Baldwin, and Rex Tugwell. Yet it is above all the delightful first biography of a figure who, not without irony, approximates the American ideal of the rugged individualist." All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 27.80 USD
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18 Wilfred Partington Forging Ahead: The True Story of the Upward Progress of Thomas James Wise: Prince of Book Collectors, Bibliographer Extraordinary and Otherwise
New York Cooper Square Publishers, Inc 1973 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Jacket 
Light aqua covered boards. Originally published in 1939. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. Bright pages, solid, square binding. Some rubbing to boards.Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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