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David Brinkley: A Memoir

By: Brinkley, David

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001331


Spine and front board slightly cocked; spine ends bumped. Dust jacket is mildly rubbed; now in protective mylar cover. Includes several b&w photos. View more info

Life & Death in Shanghai

By: Cheng, Nien

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000642


Heel and bottom front corner bumped; small smudge at front top edge. Spine faded and moderate wear (rubbing, light scratches, edge creasing) to dust jacket. Indexed. View more info

Chivers' Life of Poe

By: Chivers, Dr. Thomas Holley & Richard Beale Davis (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 001956


Friom the Manuscripts in the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California. Edited with an Introducton by Richard Beale Davis. Lovely clean, copy, smooth spine, square corners, clean text pages; endpapers faintly faded; mild bumping to spine ends; gilt stamping on spine faded. Original pink coloured dust jacket shows sunning and fading along edges; large chunk missing from spine (2" x 1"; inside front flap price clipped on bottom corner. Includes b&w pho... View more info

My Story

By: Ferguson, Sarah (Duchess of York) with Jeff Coplon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000821


Faint bumping to sine ends and front corner. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Includes photos; indexed. View more info

Our Country's Presidents

By: Freidel, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 1968

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 001417


With Introduction by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Short biographical sketches of the American Presidents through Lyndon Johnson. Illustrated with b&w and color photographs throughout; indexed. Very mild shelf wear; previous owners' names written in ink on ffep (cameoflaged among the facsimile signatures of the Presidents). Dust jacket moderately soiled with some creasing and chipping along the edges and a 1/2" open tear at the top front corner. View more info

Paul

By: Goodspeed, Edgar J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The John C. Winston Company: 1947

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 001607


Spine lightly rolled, light areas of soiling/stains on boards, spine ends mildly bumped and corners rubbed, previous owner's name and address sticker on ffep and name stamped on title page, light foxing to page edges, text pages clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has heavy foxing to inside, heavy chipping and small tears to edges, and light soiling to panels. Includes notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

A Woman Named Jackie : An Intimate Biography of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

By: Heymann, C. David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Carol Communication: 1989

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 000631


5th Printing. Heel bumped; gift inscription on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some minor rubbing and creasing along edges. Includes numerous b&w photos, bibliography, and index. View more info

Elizabeth and Philip : The Untold Story of the Queen of England and Her Prince

By: Higham, Charles and Roy Mosley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000824


Spine straight, pages square and clean, mild bumping to heel and front corner, name in ink on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some chipping and creasing along the edges and mild scratches or rubbing to the panels. Includes photographs, source notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

Seabiscuit : An American Legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001205


Light crease to spine; mild shelf wear to cover edges, with a 1/2" closed tear at top of back hinge; straight spine and clean pages. Includes b&w photos, notes, index and appendix of Seabiscuit's career chart. View more info

Seabiscuit : An American Legend

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000910


Mild shelf wear and toning to page edges. 399 pages, including b&w photos, notes, and index. Appendix includes Seabiscuit's career chart and a reading group discussion guide. View more info

The Life of Andrew Jackson, Complete in One Volume

By: James, Marquis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000145


Includes Part One: The Border Captain and Part Two: Portrait of a President. Red cloth boards showing no fading and hardly any wear; Red-stained top edge; Page edges show some soiling and darkening; Gift inscription to previous owner across from the half title page. No dust jacket. Front end paper illustrated with a map of Tennesse and Kentucky between 1788-1804; Rear end paper illustrated with the United States during the Jackson Era. 972 pages, including bibliograph... View more info

See, I Told You So

By: Limbaugh, Rush

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000627


Would be graded Fine but for the previous owner's name is in ink on the front free endpaper, a soiled spot on the front page edge, and some light creasing to the edges of the dust jacket. Mr. Limbaugh's facsimile signature appears on the half title page. View more info

H is for Hawk

By: MacDonald, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grove Press: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001858


Clean copy, appears unread. Includes bibliography notes. View more info

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir

By: McCourt, Frank

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001354


This book is graded Very Good. Paperback book grading key: a book that has been read more than once is graded Good to Very Good, depending on the degree of wear. The spine may be creased, slanted, or curled; the corners somewhat bumped, creased, or clipped; the edges mildly chipped or soiled; the cover a little scuffed; and/or the pages yellowed, toned, or foxed. There may be writing or a name or store/library stamp(s) or mark(s) in the book, or some small closed tear... View more info

Hugo Black: A Biography

By: Newman, Roger K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001430


Front free endpaper removed; else Fine. View more info

Who Wants to Be Me?

By: Philbin, Regis with Bill Zehme

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001333


Light bumping to bottom of spine; 1-2 tiny soiled areas (coffee spatters?) on fore pages. Dust jacket has some mild creasing at edges and mild rubbing to panel. View more info

My Prison Without Bars

By: Rose, Pete with Rick Hill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Rodale Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001693


Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. View more info

It Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography

By: Schwarzkopf, H.Norman with Peter Petre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 001108


Includes b&w photos, bibliography & index. Spine is straight, binding still fairly tight; bumping to bottom of spine; writing on front free endpaper; soiling/stains to page edges (looks like drink spatters). Dust jacket has rubbing & some soiled areas, but no rips, tears or heavy creases. View more info

Where the Ghost Horse Runs

By: Silver, Alfred

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001681


Third book in the Red River Trilogy. Smooth, straight spine; faint toning to page edges; a few stray pencil markings/initials on inside covers, else Fine. View more info

Charles Dickens (Penguin Lives Series)

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000864


New, unread copy. Small chip on front cover at top of spine. View more info