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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

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THEY CALL ME MOSES MASAOKA: AN AMERICAN SAGA

By: Masaoka, Mike with Bill Hosokawa

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1987

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12186

ISBN: 0688062369

Condition: Very good


383p. 1st printing. Signed by author on title page. Jacket edges lightly worn. B&w photo plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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EMORY BUCKNER

By: Mayer, Martin; Introduction by Justice John M. Harlan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, under the auspices of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation: 1968

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10204

Condition: Good +


[xvi], 304p. Top of page edges have brown spots, jacket spine rubbed with blue mark on bottom and has moisture stains. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. B&w frontispiece. (8-5/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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CUDJOE OF JAMAICA: PIONEER FOR BLACK FREEDOM IN THE NEW WORLD

By: McFarlane, Milton C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Short Hills, New Jersey, Ridley Enslow Publishers: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10159

ISBN: 0894900013

Condition: Very Good


144p. 1st printing. Jacket has tears and chips to edges, name on front flap. The story of the chief of the Maroons, the runaway slaves of Jamaica, who "forced the British to guarantee freedom from slavery to the Maroons in 1739, the firs such event in the New World." Jacket design by Gaylord Welker. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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STRIVING TO BE CHAMPION: BABE DIDRIKSON ZAHARIAS (BRITANNICA BOOKSHELF - GREAT LIVES SERIES)

By: Miller, Helen Markley

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Chicago, Encyclopedia Britannica Press: 1961

Seller ID: H12355

Condition: Very good


191p. Babe Zaharias postage stamp carefully pasted on title page. Jacket design by Don Walkoe. Black and red illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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VOLTAIRE IN LOVE

By: Mitford, Nancy

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12533

Condition: Good


320p. Brown spots on top page edges, top of jacket, and flap folds, jacket has small chips to edges and spine sunned. Includes bibliography. Account of Voltaire's fifteen-year relationship with the mathematician Marquise du Châtelet as well as a look at French high society during the Enlightenment. 8 leaves of b&w plates. (8-1/2"x6") View more info

R.L. STEVENSON: POET IN PARADISE

By: Mrantz, Maxine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Aloha Graphics & Sales: 1977

Seller ID: P3541

Condition: Very Good


30p. Tape on bottom edge of cover protecting spine fold. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

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DOC ANDERSON

By: Neiswender, Mary

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Poulsbo, Washington, Six Stars Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10545

Condition: Very Good


253p. Jacket edges lightly worn. (9-1/4"x6-1/4/") View more info

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DOC ANDERSON

By: Neiswender, Mary

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Poulsbo, Washington, Six Stars Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11514

Condition: Very Good


253p. Signed by author on title page. Jacket edges lightly worn. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") 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: First

Seller ID: H9357

ISBN: 0962223506

Condition: Very Good +


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

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URHO SAARI, OLYMPIAN

By: Norris, Jim & Lynne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Los Olivos, California, Olive Press Publications: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10034

ISBN: 0933380356

Condition: Very Good +


[xiv], [242p.] Jacket edges lightly worn. Contains copies of numerous newspaper clippings of Saari's swimming and water polo coaching career in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. B&w photographs. (11-3/8"x8-3/4") View more info

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THE ASTORS

By: O'Connor, Harvey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12548

Condition: Very good


viii, 488p., xvi. Chip on bottom of jacket spine with corners worn and spine and back sunned. Includes bibliography. Chronicles six generations of the Astor family, how their wealth was acquired, and their place in British and American society. Jacket drawing by E. McKnight Kauffer. 16 b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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PRODIGAL GENIUS: THE LIFE OF NIKOLA TESLA

By: O'Neill, John J.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Angriff Press: 1981

Seller ID: H12395

Condition: Very good


326p. Jacket has a few small chips to edges. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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OH! POSTON, WHY DON'T YOU CRY FOR ME? AND OTHER STOPS ALONG THE WAY

By: Okimoto, Paul M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Xlibris: 2011

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: P6499

ISBN: 1465395903

Condition: Good


203p. Signed by author on half title page. First few pages wrinkled from moisture exposure, pp. 195-6 torn and creased at top edge, cover creased and edges scraped. Author's experiences during internment at the Poston Relocation Center and his world travels after. B&w photographs. (9"x6") View more info

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MORE OR LESS ABOUT MYSELF

By: Oxford, Margot (Countess of Oxford and Asquith)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12577

Condition: Good +


[xii], 319p. Endpapers toned, cover edges and spine sunned, page edges have brown spots, inside of jacket toned with chips and tears to edges, some edges uncut. Autobiography by Margot Asquith, who was married to English Prime Minister H.H. Asquith, and the personalities that populated her life of nobility in the late 19th century and early 20th century in England. 11 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-7/8"x6") View more info

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HOWARD HUGHES: THE HIDDEN YEARS

By: Phelan, James

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1976

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10445

ISBN: 0394410424

Condition: Very Good


[xviii], 201p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Jacket has small chips and tears to edges with sunned spine and edges. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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NAPOLEON AND EUGENIE: THE TRAGICOMEDY OF AN EMPIRE

By: Rheinhardt, E.A.; Translated from the German by Hanna Waller

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12528

Condition: Very good


[viii], [364p.], xiii. Bookstore label on back pastedown, endpaper toned, jacket back lightly soiled with spine sunned and chips and tears to edges with large chip at top of spine. 7 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x6") View more info