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A DEGREE OF DIFFERENCE

By: Ford, George Barry

Price: $19.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1978

Edition: First Edition, Stated


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

A LIFE WITH HISTORY

By: Blum, John Morton

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, University Press of Kansas, 2004

Edition: (1st Edition)


[xiv], 283p. 1st printing. Memoir of political historian Blum. 5 b&w photo plates. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. 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: (1st Edition)

Inscription: Signed


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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A STORY LATELY TOLD: COMING OF AGE IN IRELAND, LONDON, AND NEW YORK

By: Huston, Anjelica

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


[xiv], 254p. Signed by author on title page. Jacket design by Tal Goretsky. B&w photographs. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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


[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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ANNIE'S CAPTAIN

By: Hulme, Kathryn

Price: $29.00

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

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Inscription: Signed


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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ARTHUR RIMBAUD

By: Starkie, Enid

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions Books, 1961

Edition: New Edition


491p. Page edges have brown spots, cover corners worn, jacket edges have chips and tears with holes on flap folds. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Gild Kuhlman. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

BADEN-POWELL: FOUNDER OF THE BOY SCOUTS

By: Brower, Pauline York

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Childrens Press, 1989


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

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BEN CUNNINGHAM: A LIFE WITH COLOR

By: Nemser, Cindy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Post, Texas, JPL Art Publishers, 1989

Edition: (1st Edition)


91p. Jacket corners chipped. B&w and color illustrations and b&w photographs. (10"x8") View more info

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BEYOND THE GARDEN GATE: THE LIFE OF CELIA LAIGHTON THAXTER

By: Mandel, Norma H.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, University Press of New England, 2004

Edition: First Edition


[xiv], 197p. 1st printing. Light pencil underlining and marginalia. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-14") View more info

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BEYOND THE OUTER SHORES: THE UNTOLD ODYSSEY OF ED RICKETTS, THE PIONEERING ECOLOGIST WHO INSPIRED JOHN STEINBECK AND JOSEPH CAMPBELL

By: Tamm, Eric Enno

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2004

Edition: First Edition


xvi, 365p. 1st printing. Book plate on front endpaper. Jacket design by Steven Amsterdam. Includes bibliography. B&w maps and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-3/8") View more info

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BEYOND THE OUTER SHORES: THE UNTOLD ODYSSEY OF ED RICKETTS, THE PIONEERING ECOLOGIST WHO INSPIRED JOHN STEINBECK AND JOSEPH CAMPBELL

By: Tamm, Eric Enno

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2004

Edition: First Edition


xvi, 365p. 1st printing. Light moisture stain on top page edges and top of jacket that has caused a slight warping. Jacket design by Steven Amsterdam. Includes bibliography. B&w maps and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-3/8") View more info

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Boy from Kahaluu: An Autobiography

By: Ige, Tom

Price: $19.00

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

Edition: (First Edition)

Inscription: Signed


[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. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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: (1st Edition)


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