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A Book Of One's Own, People And Their Diaries

By: Mallon, Thomas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Ticknor & Fields, 1984

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; 21499 View more info

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A Bowl Of Cherries A Memoir

By: Miller, Tekla Dennison

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, PublishAmerica, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Inscribed by author to Susan Cranford; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 201 pages; 26147C; Signed by Author View more info


By: Collier, Richard

Price: $18.20

Publisher: Dutton, 1961

DJ rubbed and edgeworn; remainder mark; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14839C View more info

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A Memoir Of The Reverend Sydney Smith. With a Selection from His Letters Edited by Mrs Austin, Volume I

By: Holland, Lady

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1855

Edition: 1st American Edition

Previous owner's name, mild foxing, ffep clipped. ; Vol. 1; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 378 pages; 30979 View more info

A Pope Chronology

By: Pope, Alexander (Reginald Berry)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, G. K. Hall, 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 221 pages; 18135 View more info

A Prelude, Landscapes, Characters & Conversations From The Earlier Years Of My Life

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Some chipping, rubbing, small tears to DJ; photos. ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 16067 View more info

A Victorian Diarist: Later Extracts From The Journals Of Mary, Lady Monkswell, 1895-1909

By: Monkswell, Lady Mary

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Tattered DJ in book jacket cover. First 2 or 3 pages upper corners folded slightly. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 231 pages; 11363C: Monkswell View more info

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Alfred Nobel: Dynamite King, Architect Of Peace

By: Pauli, Herta E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, L. B. Fischer Publishing Corporation, 1942

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Few characters in modern history are as puzzling and self-contradictory as that of the inventor of dynamite and donor of the Nobel Prizes. He was deeply disturbed by the world's unwillingness or inability to do away with war, and died leaving a giant legacy to mankind for the purpose of creating a peaceful, progressive civilization. The first full-length biography of one of the strangest personalities and geniuses of modern times fills a real need for information and is ... View more info

All Over But The Shoutin'

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon, 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 329 pages; 19081 View more info

American Dreamers: Charmian And Jack London

By: Stasz, Clarice

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's, 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

In 1903 Jack London shocked the morals of his country when he left his wife and two young daughters for a spunky spinster five years his senior. A new breed of woman, Charmian Kitteridge was notorious for daring to ride her horse astride and work in an office, unlike proper women of the day. As his "Mate-Woman", Charmian contributed to Jack's accomplishments -- she was his editor, transcriber, confidante, as well as the model for many of Jack's female characters.... View more info


By: Winwar, Frances

Price: $18.20

Publisher: Harper & Brothers,, 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Blue cloth, bright gilt letters on spine, slightly cocked. Jacket is rubbed and price clipped with chips at extremities & 1" tear bottom edge. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 341 pages; 16571C-. View more info

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American Notes, A Journey

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Fromm International, 1980

The popular nineteenth-century British novelist recounts his 1842 trip to the United States and shares his observations on American culture, government, slavery, the press, and the people he met along the way ; Cover Art; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 254 pages; 2722 View more info

Anthony Trollope

By: Glendinning, Victoria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf, 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Traces the life of the nineteenth-century British novelist, describes his difficult childhood, and discusses the influence of his life on his fiction. Closed tear, lower rear edge of DJ; remainder mark; front flyleaf clipped, price on DJ flap lined through. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 551 pages; 20724 View more info

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Archibald MacLeish An American Life

By: Donaldson, Scott & R. H. Winnick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

In addition to being one of the most famous poets of his time, he is also one of the earliest and foremost editors of "Fortune", where he wrote copiously and brilliantly for a decade, often contributing as much as a quarter of each issue. It was during the depression that his political opinions became more liberal, controversial, and beleaguered. He took on the task of entirely reorganizing the Library of Congress. Having won three Pulitzer Prizes, this book was ... View more info

Army Letters From An Officer's Wife

By: Roe, Frances M. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 1981

Edition: Reprint

The wife of an officer gives a vivid late-nineteenth-century account of frontier life with the army in the West as well as describing the beauty of the countryside. Minor edgewear. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 387 pages pages; 22988J View more info