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Luce and His Empire

By: Swanberg, W.A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 27302

Condition: Fine


Color Frontis; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 529 pages; Bound in full dark green leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endleaves. Easton Press broadsheet note regarding the book is laid in at front. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Krista's Treasure; a Legacy of Freedom

By: Telesha, Meredith C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press Corp: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12114

ISBN: 0806251328

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; [SIGNED] 1995 Carlton. HC/DJ Inscribed by the author to the front free endpage and dated 1996. Square solid copy in clean dust jacket. Mild sunning to dust jacket panel. VG+/VG; Signed by Author View more info

Blessed Columba Marmion, A Short Biography

By: Tierney, Mark

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Collegeville, MN, Liturgical Press: 2000

Seller ID: 21719

ISBN: 0814627560

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snug, sound and clean copy; no marks. Mild damp stain to the bottom corner of rear cover and superficial damp evidence to the front edge. Solid neat copy with mild cosmetic wear. VG or better View more info

The Banners and the Glory; The Story of General MacArthur

By: Times, The editors of The Army Times

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnams Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 189 pages; Large-format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Shallow chipping and nicks to the dust jacket at spine ends. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hogarth A Life and a World

By: Uglow, Jenny

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1997

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 16310

ISBN: 0374528519

Condition: Very Good+


Reproduced Engravings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 794 pages; Stout trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, snug copy; no marks. Light handling rub/bump to corners. Nice cean copy; VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

With Trotsky in Exile; From Prinkipo to Coyoacan

By: Van Heijenoort, Jean & Elena Zarudnaya (Trans. )

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20760

ISBN: 0674802551

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages; Bright, tight and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mild shelfwar to jacket edges and spine ends. Small abrasion to front jacket panel. Illustrated with B&W photographs. F/VG+ View more info

Rene Descartes; A Biography

By: Vrooman, Jack Rochford

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Easton Press: 1992

Seller ID: 27254

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Bound in full dark red leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endleaves. Two pencil eraser sized spots of flaking to the gilt on the bottom edge of the text block. Prior owner's circular name/seal stamped in blind to half title and title pages. Feels and appears unread and not far from as new. No marks or attached bookplates. NF View more info

Studies in Honor of John Albrecht Walz

By: Walz, John A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al3681

Condition: Very Good-


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 335 pages; 1941 Lancaster Press HC 1st edition. Original red cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Deaccessioned from college library collection; call label to spine, bookplate to front pastedown and checkout slip inside rear cover. Square sound and neat. No marks in text. Numerous essays by former students and enthusiasts of Dr Walz. Text i English with some primary material in German. VG- View more info

James A. Garfield; His Religion and Education;

By: Wasson, W.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee Book Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27310

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; HC snugly bound in teal green cloth with title lettering in red. Just a touch of rubbing to cloth at edges; slight crimping to cloth at spine edges. Expected superficial toning to endpages. Solid unmarked copy. Lacking dust jacket. Otherwise VG to VG+ View more info

Henry Thoreau and Other Children of the Open Air

By: Watts-Dunton, Theodore

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, The Torch Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13663

Condition: Very Good


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 69 pages; Cedar Rapids, IA; The Torch Press: 1910. HC in vellum like paper covered boards. Designs and rules in blind to covers; title lettering in black to cover and spine. Binding snug and contents neat. Two short closed nicks to binding paper at the crown of the spine. Tiny nick to paper at lower front corner of the cover board. Decorative pictorial endhseets; frontis portrait. VG View more info

A Good Minister of Jesus Christ: Rev, Charles Bauman Schneder, D.D.

By: Wiest, William James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shamokin, PA, St. John's Church: 1939

Seller ID: io00335

Condition: Very Good


BW Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 101 pages; 1939 St John's EvangelicalReformed (Shamokin, PA) HC in original red cloth with titles and bordering in gilt and black. Square sound copy; deaccessioned from PA Folklife special collections of Lancaster's Franklin and Marshall College. Call label spine and library bookplate and card pocket on pastedowns. Aside from library indications, VG View more info

Immortal Mother; The Only Complete Biography of Susanna Wesley

By: Wilder, Franklin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25193

ISBN: B000BFHSMC

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 230 pages; 1st edition. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author to the front flyleaf and dated 1978. Tightly bound and very neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just superficial toning to the spine panel of the jacket and very mild shelf rub to corners. B/W pictorial frontispiece. Text clean and unmarked. Handsome copy; uncommon in dust jacket and moreso in signed examples. NF/NF; Signed by Author View more info

Novelist of Three Worlds; Ford Madox Ford

By: Wiley, Paul L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19740

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages; A clean, snug and solid copy in its original dust jacket. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpage. Dust jacket clean though , oderately sunned at spine and with mild handling/shelf evidence at edges. NF/VG-; Signed by Author View more info

The Last Great Frenchman A Life of General De Gaulle

By: Williams, Charles

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13361

ISBN: 0471117110

Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 544 pages; Bright snug and clean in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Once read copy has sacttered tiny pencil tick marks scattered through perhaps 10% of pages. VG-/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

A Princess of Adventure; Marie Caroline Duchesse De Berry

By: Williams, H. Noel

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24723

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 391 pages; 1st edition is snug, bright and very neat in original red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine and front cover. Just mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and mild toning to front and rear endpapers. Moderate foxing to top and fore edges. Illustrated with with reproductions of period engravings on glossy stock plates. Bright handsome copy. VG++ to NF View more info

A Biographical Sketch of Pearl S. Buck

By: Zinn, Lucille S. (compiled)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Buckhannon, WV, Ralston Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17405

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 19 pages; Slim paperback in saddle-stapled, pictorial paper wraps. Clean, neat copy. No marks. The 2nd printing issued by Ralston Press after a 1980 initial publication. Includes a complete alphabetical list of Buck's books. Nice copy. Uncommon. NF View more info