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A DEGREE OF DIFFERENCE

By: Ford, George Barry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9022

Condition: Very good


271p. 1st printing. Bottom cover edge soiled, jacket edges worn. Autobiography of the progressive priest and civil rights champion of Corpus Christi Church in New York City, "who is best known for inspiring Thomas Merton ... to convert to Catholicism when he was a Columbia student." Jacket design by Berry Crumley. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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A HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE

By: Gann, Ernest K.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11760

ISBN: 0394499840

Condition: Very good


504p. Cover edges sunned, jacket moisture stained on back bottom at flap fold and edges scraped. Jacket design by Herb Lubalim. (9-1/2"x6-3/4") View more info

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Shot in the Heart

By: Gilmore, Mikal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H7462

ISBN: 0385422938

Condition: Very Good


xii, [404p.] Signed by author on title page. Haunting story of Rolling Stone magazine feature writer Gilmore's family and his brother Gary. Bottom page edges lightly soiled, clear jacket is rubbed with spine sunned. Jacket design by Whitney G. Cookman. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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THE LOWELLS AND THEIR SEVEN WORLDS

By: Greenslet, Ferris

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12502

Condition: Very good


[xii], 442p. jacket has a 1/2" creased tear on top front edge with smaller tears and chips to edges with spine sunned. Biography of the Lowell family, one of the Boston Brahmin families with a "long dynasty of active visionary men," from the 17th century to mid-20th century. 12 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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IMPERIAL TWILIGHT: THE STORY OF KARL AND ZITA OF HUNGARY

By: Harding, Bertita

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9703

Condition: Very Good


345p. Cover corners lightly worn, rubbed jacket has a 1-1/2" tear on top back edge with chips to edges with top and bottom of spine reinforced with tape. Includes bibliography. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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ROBERT OWEN: SOCIAL IDEALIST (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PUBLICATIONS IN HISTORY, VOL. 38)

By: Harvey, Rowland Hill

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, University of California Press: 1949

Edition: First

Seller ID: P4336

Condition: Good+


269p. Cover edges worn especially at corners and top and bottom of spine with back bottom corner creased and scrapes to spine. Biography of Welsh social reformer and founder of utopian socialism Owen by University of California, Los Angeles professor Harvey. Includes bibliography. (9-1/4"x6") View more info

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AN OCEAN OF INSPIRATION: THE JOHN OLGUIN STORY

By: Harzen, Stefan E.; Barbara J. Brunnick & Mike Schaadt; Edited by Xavier Hermosillo

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Rocky Mountain Books: 2011

Seller ID: G2096

ISBN: 1926855809

Condition: Very good


[327p.] Includes bibliography. 20 leaves of b&w and color photo plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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AN AMERICAN DOCTOR'S ODYSSEY: ADVENTURES IN FORTY-FIVE COUNTRIES

By: Heiser, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1936

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12543

Condition: Very good


viii, 544p. A few back edges uncut, jacket has chips to edges with spine sunned. Chronicles the physician's work in the Pacific Islands, East Asia, and Africa in treating tropical diseases, particularly leprosy, as Philippines Director of Health and then backed by the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Board. (9-3/4"x6-1/2") View more info

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TRUTH IMAGINED

By: Hoffer, Eric

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10791

ISBN: 006015215X

Condition: Very Good


97p. 1st printing. Top of cover edges sunned, top front edge of jacket chipped. Autobiographical memoir of labor philosopher Hoffer's early years. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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CLAUDE HELVETIUS: PHILOSOPHER OF DEMOCRACY AND ENLIGHTENMENT

By: Horowitz, Irving Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Paine-Whitman Publishers: 1954

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10692

Condition: Very Good


204p. Bookstore stamp on back pastedown, jacket rubbed with spine sunned and small chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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ANNIE'S CAPTAIN

By: Hulme, Kathryn

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1961

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10859

Condition: Very Good


330p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Former owner's address on back pastedown, price clipped jacket has a sunned spine and edges. Biography of American skipper Captain John Cavarly, the author's grandfather. An Atlantic Monthly Book. Jacket design by Harvey Applebaum Graphic House. (8-1/2"x5-5/8") View more info

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THE GENEROUS YEARS: REMEMBRANCES OF A FRONTIER BOYHOOD

By: Huntley, Chet

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10663

Condition: Very Good


215p. 1st printing. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover spine sunned, jacket has some soiling and light wear to corners. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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Boy from Kahaluu: An Autobiography

By: Ige, Tom

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Kin Cho Jin Kai: 1989

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H7569

ISBN: 0824812913

Condition: Very Good+


[xxii], 186p. Signed by author on title page. Top of page edges lightly spotted, jacket has a few small tears with one creased on top front edge and corners scraped and creased. Jacket illustration by Paula Newcomb. B&w photographs. (9-5/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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PAUL RUSCH: THE STORY OF KEEP: AND WHAT A MAN WITH A VISION CAN DO

By: Ijiri, Toshiyuki; Translated by Ben Kobashigawa & Osamu Wakugami

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Foreword Movement Publications: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10073

Condition: Very Good


xii, 283p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket edges lightly worn. B&w photographs. (8-7/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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A PICTORIAL LIFE OF JACK LONDON

By: Kingman, Russ; Foreword by Irving Stone

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1979

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11589

ISBN: 0571531631

Condition: Very good


288p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover edges sunned, jacket has chips to top edges. Jacket design by John Clarke. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (11-1/4"x8-1/2") View more info

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MEMORIES OF A SHIPWRECKED WORLD BEING THE MEMOIRS OF COUNTESS KLEINMICHEL

By: Kleinmichel, Marie, Countess; Translated by Vivian Le Grand

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1923

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12589

Condition: Very good


286p. Endpapers toned, cover corners lightly worn with spine sunned. Recounts the countess' life with the Russian aristocracy before the revolution. Scarce. 14 leaves of b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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SHAKESPEARE'S HIDDEN LIFE: SHAKESPEARE AT THE LAW, 1585-1595

By: Knight, W. Nicholas

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Mason & Lipscomb: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9868

ISBN: 0884050033

Condition: Very Good


[x], 325p. Top and bottom of spine bumped and corners lightly worn, rubbed jacket has slightly worn corners. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Ivan Paslavsky. 16 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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GUY WILLIAMS: THE MAN BEHIND THE MASK, AN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY

By: Lane, Antoinette Girgenti

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, Bear Manor Media: 2005

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P5530

ISBN: 159393016X

Condition: Very Good


[viii], 514p. Signed by author on half title page. Cover corners worn, no creases on spine, front cover warped. B&w photographs. (9"x6") View more info

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PROSPECTOR IN SIBERIA: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JONAS LIED

By: Lied, Jonas

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1945

Seller ID: H9283

Condition: Very Good


[318p.] Jacket has chips and small tears to edges with scrapes to fold and a 1" tear at bottom of front flap fold. 4 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-7/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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The Man behind the Guns: A Biography of General Henry Jackson Hunt, Chief of Artillery, Army of the Potomac

By: Longacre, Edward G.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, New Jersey, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1977

Seller ID: H8541

ISBN: 0498016560

Condition: Very Good+


294p. Rubbed jacket has chips to edges. Includes selected bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info