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Labrador Nurse

By: Banfill, B. J

Price: $22.50

Publisher: MacRae Smith Co.: 1953

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 28337


Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages, black cloth cover. Clean cover, tight binding; light bumping at ends of spine. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Bright dust jacket shows rubbing & tiny chip head of spine, one short tear. Original price of $3.00 on jacket flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Eldred in Print: Recollections of a Fairhaven Artist

By: Benac, Albert F. ; Lemuel David Eldred

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Privately Published: 2007

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31117


Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Fairhaven, MA; SIGNED Limited/Numbered Edition, #77 of 200. SIGNED on title page by author Albert F. Benac . 295 pp. bound in burgundy cloth; illustrated with black & white photos and one color plate. Bright, crisp, tight book. Pristine pages. Fairhaven artist and maritime painter Lemuel David Eldred's reminiscences-- and recollections about him by other writers-- compiled from newspaper articles. View more info

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In The Shadow of the Cathedral Growing Up In Holland During WW II

By: Bozuwa, Titia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Triple Tulip Press: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28196

ISBN: 0975482505


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; SIGNED by the author. Bright, clean, crisp book, firmly bound in tan cloth. Remainder mark on bottom edge of text block. Dust jacket shows wear on rear fold. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers.

Homes of American Authors [with SIGNATURES of several luminaries of American Literature] Comprising Anecdotal, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches by Various Writers.

By: Briggs, Charles F.; G. P. Putnam, editors. Contributors include: Curtis, Geo. Wm.; Tuckerman, Henry T.; Greene, George Washington; Briggs, Charles F.; Hillard, George S.; Bryant, William C.; Peck, G. W.; Griswold, Rufus W.; Godwin, Parke; Hale, Edward E.

Price: $268.20

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1855

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 27037


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNATURES (with generic inscriptions) of William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper, Henry W. Longfellow, and James Russell Lowell collected by previous owner and affixed to entry page of that author's chapter. 374 pages. Full leather binding;dark brown calf with triple gilt rule and design on covers, turn-ins ; banded spine with title and gilt decorated compartments. All edges gilt; Marbled endpaper... View more info

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The Golden Door; The Life of Katherine Drexel.

By: Burton, Katherine

Price: $22.50

Publisher: P. J. Kenedy & Sons: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29976


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 329 pp. bound in maize colored cloth. Bright, clean cover; firmly bound; modest rubbing to extremities. Bright, crisp pages; Previous owner's name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Bright, clean jacket; 1/2" closed tear near head of spine; minor edge wear. View more info

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Berlioz: Volume Two; Servitude and Greatness

By: Cairns, David

Price: $31.50

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29428

ISBN: 0520222008


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Near Fine book (moderate bump near head of spine, else Fine) in jacket with light shelf rubbing). Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Appears unread. View more info

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A Rebirth of Freedom: The Calling of an American Historian Thomas P. Govan 1907-1979

By: Crocker, John, Jr.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation: 2005

Seller ID: 28953

ISBN: 1413430627


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 590 pages, bound in gray cloth. Bright, crisp tight binding; spine slightly concave. Interior crisp,unmarked. Jacket also crisp with one tiny tear at head of spine. View more info

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The Kaiser as I Know Him

By: Davis, Arthur N.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30927


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 numbered pages, bound in blue cloth with gilt-stamped lettering & rule; uncut edges, top edge gilt. Several plates --black & white photographs. First edition, "Published September 1918". Initials JM and "1919" written in pencil on blank fly page, otherwise unmarked. Clean bright cloth cover; solid binding, moderate wear to ends of spine & corner tips. Pages crisp, clean. No jacket p... View more info

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The Gentleman from Angell Street Memories of H.P. Lovecraft

By: Eddy, Muriel E.; Eddy, C. M., Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fenham Pub: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 23868

ISBN: 0970169914


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 65 pages, wraps. Clean cover, firm binding. Light rubbing on spine, faint corner crease. Interior clean, unmarked. Providence Rhode Island authors recount their memories of H.P. Lovecraft and his associations with the East Side of Providence. View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series) (Leather Bound)

By: Franklin, Benjamin; William Sharp (drawings); Carl Van Doren (intro).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31081


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1976 Easton Press Limited Edition, reprinted from the 1951 Heritage Press edition with line drawings by William Sharp. One of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series. Fully bound in dark red calf, banded spine, elaborate gilt decoration, all edges gilt; silk moire endpapers, silk ribbon placemark. In Fine condition, bright, clean, tight, square; pristine pages. Collector's Notes and book plate absent. View more info

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The Young Maxim Gorky, 1868-1902

By: Holtzman, Filia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20002


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; FINE book in NEAR FINE jacket. Pristine book bound in blue-green cloth with blue top-stain. Appears unread. Crisp jacket with a 1/4" tear on bottom edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; 256 p.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for The Eleventh Hour in the Life of Julia Ward Howe

The Eleventh Hour in the Life of Julia Ward Howe

By: Howe, Maud

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25950


Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages, cloth-backed cover. Tight binding, cover faded, moderately soiled; corners chipped. Interior clean, bright. Previous owner's name written in ink on front endpaper. Brief biography written by daughter Maud Howe. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Letters of Thomas Jefferson

By: Irwin, Frank, (editor).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sanbornton Bridge Press: 1975

Seller ID: 27660

ISBN: 0891420223


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages, bound in rust colored cloth. Bright cover, tight binding, crisp interior. Appears as new in Very Good jacket with rubbing on folds and a few rust spots. View more info

Image for Front and Center:  The Legend of Bossy Gillis;  A Biography of Mayor Andrew J. Gillis

Front and Center: The Legend of Bossy Gillis; A Biography of Mayor Andrew J. Gillis

By: Jacobs, Peter H.

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Newburyport Press: 1969

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29384


Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED with brief personalized inscription by author Peter Jacobs. Bound in burgundy cloth. Clean, bright cover, tight binding; modest shelf wear- one corner bumped. Interior crisp and clean. Foxing on top edge of text block. Dust jacket corner-clipped and section at top of rear flap also clipped; chipping at head of spine. ; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Nehru  The Lotus Eater from Kashmir.

Nehru The Lotus Eater from Kashmir.

By: Karaka, D. F.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Derek Verschoyle: 1953

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 25848


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages, bound in full green cloth; maps on endpapers. Clean cover; tightly bound. Only a hint of shelf wear. Interior crisp. Jacket lightly soiled; shallow chips at head of spine. View more info