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DR. BOB AND THE GOOD OLDTIMERS: A BIOGRAPHY, WITH RECOLLECTIONS OF EARLY A.A. IN THE MIDWEST

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10421


373p. 1st printing. Brown spots on top page edges, jacket rubbed with small chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliographic sources. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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DRUG STORE DAYS: MY YOUTH AMONG THE PILLS AND POTIONS

By: Armour, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Co.: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11095


[186p.] Cover edges lightly worn, price clipped jacket is chipped at top of spine and on corners. Humorist Armour recounts his childhood in San Pedro, California during the early part of the 20th century. B&w plates. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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RAY STANNARD BAKER: THE MIND & THOUGHT OF A PROGRESSIVE (YALE PUBLICATIONS IN AMERICAN STUDIES, 10)

By: Bannister, Robert C., Jr.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10767


xiv, 335p. Price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Biography of muckracking journalist "David Grayson." Includes bibliographical references. 1 b&w plates and frontispiece. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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CECIL BEATON: MEMOIRS OF THE '40'S

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12295


310p. 1st printing. Gift message on front endpaper, price clipped jacket has creased tears and chips to edges. Jacket design by Walter Harper. B&w plates. (9-1/8"x6-7/8") View more info

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RICHELIEU: A STUDY

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott: 1929

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12518


392p. Light scent, a few stains on back cover and spine sunned. Examination of how family and Catholic heritage shaped the cardinal's "character, philosophy, and religious principles." 7 b&w plates and frontispiece. (9-5/8"x5-3/8") View more info

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PATRIK JOHNSONS FALKENBERG

By: Bengtsson, Mats & Jan Olsheden

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Helsingborg, Fyra Forlaggare: 1972

Seller ID: H8144


[154p.] Spine paper torn along front gutter with a chip out of the top. Text in Swedish. B&w photographs. (9-3/4"x7-1/4") View more info

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KATE REMEMBERED

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10614


[xiv], 370p. 1st printing. Signed by author on title page. Price clipped jacket has light wear to edges. B&w photographs. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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LOUIS XIV

By: Bertrand, Louis; Translated by Cleveland B. Chase

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1928

Seller ID: H12507


[x], 366p. Pages toned, brown spots of edges, book store label on back pastedown, cover corners worn and spine sunned with gilt faded. 15 b&w plates and frontispiece. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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THE PENALTY OF INNOCENCE

By: Bierman, Jacob; From the Diary of Yakoiv Zeiv Weiler

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10849


123p. Jacket has small tears and chips to edges with a large red X on front flap. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

LA SPARTENZA

By: Bordonaro, Tommaso; Preface by Natalia Ginzburg, Glossary by Gianfranco Folena, Edited by Santo Lombino with an Essay by Nicola Grato

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Palermo, Edizioni Off: 2007

Seller ID: P6747


[xviii], [172p.] Cover rubbed and lightly soiled with cover edges nicked and scraped. 1990 Premio Pieve for best unpublished autobiography by Fondazione Archivio Diaristico Nazionale. Includes glossary. Text in Italian. 3 leaves of color photo plates. (6-5/8"x4-3/4") View more info

BADEN-POWELL: FOUNDER OF THE BOY SCOUTS

By: Brower, Pauline York

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Childrens Press: 1989

Seller ID: H12116


[32p.] Signed by author on front endpaper. B&w photographs. (9-3/4"x8-3/8") View more info

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MEMORIES & PORTRAITS

By: Bunin, Ivan; Translated by Vera Traill & Robin Chancellor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12554


217p. Jacket corners worn and edge scraped with spine and back sunned. The 1933 Nobel Prize winner for Literature recollections of Tolstoy, Chekhov, Chaliapin, and Rachmaninov. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne. (7-5/8"x5-1/4") View more info

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NICK: COLLECTED COLUMNS OF NICK CLOONEY

By: Clooney, Nick

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, WVXU 91.7 FM, Xavier University: 1995

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11873


303p. 1st printing. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket illustration by a teenage George Clooney. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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MY THIRTY YEARS OF FRIENDSHIPS

By: Cortesi, Salvatore

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1927

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8077


296p. Cover corners bumped, back bottom edge of cover dented and torn. 12 b&w photo plates. (8-3/8"x5-5/8") View more info

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GENERAL GEORGE CROOK: HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Crook, George, General; Edited & Annotated by Martin F. Schmitt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1960

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: H12188


xx, 326p. Light pencil (red and regular) marginalia throughout, jacket rubbed with creases and scrapes to edges. Recollections of "the greatest Indian fighter in the history of the United States," which covers his "graduation from West Point in 1852 to June 18, 1876" as well as his later life through his death in 1890. Includes bibliography. B&w maps and 8 b&w photo plates. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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JAMES GIBBONS HUNEKER

By: De Casseres, Benjamin & Joseph Lawren

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Joseph Lawren: 1925

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12553


62p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Pages unopened, pen marginalia (probably by author), paper label on cover front scraped and corners bumped. Appreciation of the American art, music, and theater critic. Includes bibliography. (9-3/4"x6-5/8") View more info

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HERMANN LÖNS: EIN SOLD TISHES VERMÄCHTNIS

By: Deimann, Wilhelm; Foreword by Friedhelm Kaiser

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berlin, Ahnenerbe-Stiftung Verlag: 1939

Seller ID: H10957


72p. Toned jacket has chips and tears to edges with holes on spine. Includes 4 leaves of facsimile pages from Löns' World War I diary. Text in German. B&w illustrations. (7-3/8"x5") View more info

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FLORENCE DESMOND

By: Desmond, Florence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co.: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8291


303p. Page edges have brown spots, cover corners bumped, jacket has a 2" tear at bottom edge of front spine fold with additional smaller tears and chips to edges. 30 b&w plates. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE LIFE THAT LATE HE LED: A BIOGRAPHY OF COLE PORTER

By: Eells, George

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1967

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10033


383p. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Top of page edge spotted, jacket has small tears at top and bottom of spine and chips to edges and a 1" tear at top of front spine fold. Jacket design by Ken Reilly. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE ORDERLY DISORDERLY HOUSE

By: Erwin, Carol; With Floyd Miller

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co.: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11938


284p. Tape stain and remnant of book plate on front endpaper, rubbed jacket has chips and tears to edges. Autobiography of Carol Erwin who became a successful madam in Alaska during the early and middle parts of the 20th century. Jacket design by Ed Sorel. (8-1/2"x5-7/8") View more info