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

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: $19.00

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: $35.00

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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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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LADY GREGORY'S JOURNALS, 1916-1930

By: Lady Gregory (Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory); Edited by Lennox Robinson

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12993

Condition: Very good


342p. 1st printing. Pages 180 & 181 toned, book plate from the library of prolific Irish-American actor Sean McClory on half title page and gift note on front endpaper, jacket clipped with chips and creased tears to edges. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") 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

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CONVERSATIONS WITH KATHERINE ANNE PORTER: REFUGEE FROM INDIAN CREEK

By: Lopez, Enrique Hank

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1981

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H8162

Condition: Good +


[xx], 326p. Signed by author on title page. Bottom of back cover has a moisture stain and bottom of page edges slightly warped, jacket has small tears to edges with corners chipped and worn. Includes selected bibliography. B&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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THE ALCHEMY OF SURVIVAL: ONE WOMAN'S JOURNEY (RADCLIFFE BIOGRAPHY SERIES)

By: Mack, John E.; With Rita S. Rogers

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley Publishing: 1988

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10400

ISBN: 0201126826

Condition: Very Good


[xviii], 238p. Signed by Rogers on half title page. 1st printing. Jacket has chips to corners. Psychoanalytical look at the life of Holocaust survivor Rogers. Includes bibliographical notes. Jacket design by Capenhaver Cumpston. B&w illustrations and 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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BEYOND THE GARDEN GATE: THE LIFE OF CELIA LAIGHTON THAXTER

By: Mandel, Norma H.

Price: $19.00

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12200

ISBN: 1584652977

Condition: Very good


[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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VLADIMIR LENIN: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

By: Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute; Prepared by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1943

Seller ID: H10270

Condition: Very Good


288p. Jacket rubbed with small chips and tears to edge with back soiled and spine sunned. Includes bibliographical notes. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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VLADIMIR I. LENIN: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

By: Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute; Prepared by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11933

Condition: Very good


288p. Cover corners bumped, jacket rubbed and spine sunned with chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliographical notes. (8-3/4"x6") View more info