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Photographer of the World: The Biography of Herbert Ponting

By: Arnold, H. J. P.

Price: $12.20

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 001162

ISBN: 0838679595

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

To Jerusalem and Back a Personal Account

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1976

Seller ID: 001211

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Yankee from Olympus Justice Holmes and His Family

By: Bowen, Catherine Drinker

Price: $12.20

Publisher: Atlantic Monthy Press: 1945

Seller ID: 001070

Condition: Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Angels See Through Eagles' Eyes : The Joyful Journey of an Earth Angel

By: Conrad, Jane Ellis

Price: $111.10

Publisher: Troy, Michigan, U.S.A., Earth Angel Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 001575

ISBN: 0970480539

Condition: Very Good


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 wi... View more info

On the Wings of Time

By: Dongerkery, Kamala S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001217

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

A Moderate Among Extremists: Dwight D. Eisenhower and the School Desegregation Crisis

By: Duram, James C.

Price: $44.40

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Burnham Inc Pub: 1981

Seller ID: 001486

ISBN: 088229394X

Condition: New


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Louise Imogen Guiney

By: Fairbanks, Henry G.

Price: $17.80

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 001427

ISBN: 080570342x

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Thomas Paine: Apostle of Freedom

By: Fruchtman, Jack Jr.

Price: $22.20

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Four Walls Eight Windows: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001627

ISBN: 0941423948

Condition: Near Fine


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 Fin... View more info

Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic

By: Fussell, Paul

Price: $22.20

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001426

ISBN: 0316297178

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall... View more info

FDR's Splendid Deception: The Moving Story of Roosevelt's Massive Disability-And the Intense Efforts to Conceal It from the Public Revised Edition

By: Gallagher, Hugh Gregory

Price: $44.40

Publisher: St Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A., Vandamere Pr: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 001554

ISBN: 0918339332

Condition: Very Good


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 o... View more info

James Dean : The Biography

By: Holley, Val

Price: $16.70

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000096

ISBN: 0312132492

Condition: As New


Appears unread. Very strong and solid book. All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. View more info

Charles Laughton and I

By: Lanchester, Elsa

Price: $222.20

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1938

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 001631

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" t... View more info

George Meredith:His Life, Genius & Teaching: His Life, Genius & Teaching

By: Photiades, Constantin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kennikat Press: 1970

Seller ID: 001379

ISBN: 0804610290

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Marlene Dietrich

By: Riva, Maria E.

Price: $15.60

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated: 1993

Seller ID: 000042

ISBN: 0394586921

Condition: Near Fine


Clean inside and out. Appears unread. Tight, solid binding. Third printing. 780 pages.Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Surviving Anzio- Living in Nazi Italy 1943 and Beyond

By: Sonia Di Tommaso Cucinotta

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Bennington Vermont, Merriam Press: 2015

Edition: First

Seller ID: LO2172016A

ISBN: 1576384144

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Stilwell and American Experience in China 1911-45

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $26.70

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001037

Condition: Very Good


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 Jo... View more info

Scott Nearing: Apostle of American Radicalism

By: Whitfield, Stephen J.

Price: $27.80

Publisher: Irvington, New York, U.S.A., Columbia Univ Pr: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001417

ISBN: 023103816x

Condition: Very Good


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 Amer... View more info

Forging Ahead: The True Story of the Upward Progress of Thomas James Wise: Prince of Book Collectors, Bibliographer Extraordinary and Otherwise

By: Wilfred Partington

Price: $16.70

Publisher: New York Cooper Square Publishers, Inc: 1973

Seller ID: 000393

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info