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The Hill: A True Story of Tragedy, Recovery and Redemption on North America's Highest Peak, HOMMER, Ed; PAISNER, Daniel
161 HOMMER, Ed; PAISNER, Daniel The Hill: A True Story of Tragedy, Recovery and Redemption on North America's Highest Peak
78789 Rodale Press 2001 1579544495 / 9781579544492 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A stirring memoir by pilot Ed Hommer who crashed his plane on Mount McKinley, had both legs amputated, and later taught himself to walk and climb and was able to reach the summit of the same peak, known by locals as "The Hill". --- In blue paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket w/photo of Hommer on the summit of McKinley. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket, which bears orig. flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Loving Frank: A Novel, HORAN, Nancy
162 HORAN, Nancy Loving Frank: A Novel
80230 New York Ballantine Books 2007 0345494997 / 9780345494993 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In this acclaimed novel, the author tells the story of Frank Lloyd Wright and his married lover, Mamah Cheney. --- In black and yellow paper-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with detail from a Wright-designed stained glass ceiling light. --- With slight scuffing to cover edges, otherwise a clean, bright, undamaged copy. Unclipped jacket with rubbing to extremities, else bright and unmarked.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; 363 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Citizen of New Salem, HORGAN, Paul, Illustrated by Douglas GORSLINE
163 HORGAN, Paul, Illustrated by Douglas GORSLINE Citizen of New Salem
70094 New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1961 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline 
Depiction of the early life of Abraham Lincoln, working (among other things) as a 'flatboatman' in New Salem, Illinois. In dandy shape, artwork on cover of a tree with gilt leaves, bright gilt lettering spine. Dotted w/illustrations throughout. DJ has sm tears; in removable mylar protector. ; LK41226; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter (Written by Himself: A Vindication) (Lakeside Classics No. 85), HORN, Tom (author); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)
164 HORN, Tom (author); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor) Life of Tom Horn: Government Scout and Interpreter (Written by Himself: A Vindication) (Lakeside Classics No. 85)
81054 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1987 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Tom Horn is described at frontis portrait as "packer, scout, interpreter, Chief of Scouts, prospector, rodeo champion, deputy sheriff, hired gun, Pinkerton agent, cattle detective, murderer." Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Number 85 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903. The books have never made made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they are given as gifts by them to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- This work with color map of Arizona/New Mexico/Mexico areas and with photos throughout. Back matter includes biographical directory of principal figures in Horn's life, index and listings of forts in the West and all works in the Lakeside Classics series to this point. --- In full dark brown cloth-covered boards with the publisher's device on cover and titling on spine in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, firm copy with a slight corner bump and a hint of back cover rubbing; otherwise lacking damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xxx, 400 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, HOWARD, Henry (Earl of Surrey)
165 HOWARD, Henry (Earl of Surrey) The Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
80744 London George Bell and Sons 1905 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A collection of the poems of the 16th Century English nobleman and poet Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. Edited by J. Yeowell and with a memoir by the author. This is a reprint edition of the earlier "The Poetical Works of the Earl of Surrey" (1831), revised and including notes to clarify obsolete terms. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards and a frontis portrait of the author. --- Spine is severely sunned making the gilt titling barely readable. A few leaves toward front of volume (including frontis portrait) have worked loose but are present. Several pages with foxing but otherwise, volume is firm and intact.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall) ; lxxvi, 180 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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John Jay Chapman and His Letters, HOWE, M. A. DeWolfe
166 HOWE, M. A. DeWolfe John Jay Chapman and His Letters
79118 Boston Houghton Mifflin company 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A biography and collection of letters by the brilliant American author, literary critic and essayist John Jay Chapman (1862-1933). With 12 black and white photos on 11 plates. With Chapman bibliography and index. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black blocks, cover & spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With rounded cover corners, a little chafing to cloth edges, and prior owner's inked notation and signature on front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, sound, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (14), 499 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Pathway to Judgment: A study of Earl Warren, HUSTON, Luther A
167 HUSTON, Luther A Pathway to Judgment: A study of Earl Warren
74225 Philadelphia Chilton Books 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition. Nice copy, firm and tight; unmarked. Jacket is priceclipped, otherwise in nice condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pocket University Volume XVII: Part I, Autobiography, Writers & Part II, Autobiography, Actors, ILES, George (editor)
168 ILES, George (editor) The Pocket University Volume XVII: Part I, Autobiography, Writers & Part II, Autobiography, Actors
80173 Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page and Co 1923 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of 12 autobiographical sketches of notable writers, ranging from Charlotte Brontë to Joseph Conrad, paired with 5 autobiographical sketches of actors, including Joseph Jefferson and Tommaso Salvini. Edited by George Iles. Includes a frontis portrait of Mr. Conrad. Vol. XVII, Parts I and II of the publisher's Pocket University Series. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped decoration to cover, titling & decorations in blue on spine, top edge gilt. --- Spine is somewhat sunned but lettering is readable; interior has yellowed but lacks other markings and volume is sturdy.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 190, 120 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Life of George Washington: Five Volumes Complete in Three, IRVING, Washington
169 IRVING, Washington Life of George Washington: Five Volumes Complete in Three
80859 New York Peter Fenelon Collier, Publisher [c.1890-1910] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A 3-volume reprint set of Washington Irving's famous biography of George Washington. Five volumes complete in three. Each volume with numerous black & white plates bearing engraved illustrations depicting people and scenes from Washington's life. Index to set at rear of volume III. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations blindstamped and in gilt on covers and spines. All textblock edges speckled in blue. Volumes are undated, possibly published c.1890-1910, and lack dust jackets. --- With chafing & light soiling to cover edges, fading to spines, prior owner's rubberstampings at varous locations inside the books, some discoloration to covers; otherwise volumes remain firm and sound. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 288, 350, 352 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Benjamin Franklin  An American Life, ISAACSON, Walter
170 ISAACSON, Walter Benjamin Franklin An American Life
74106 New York Simon & Schuster 2003 0684807610 / 9780684807614 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
9th printing. With numerous photos in center glossy section. With gift inscription on fly page; else a clean, bright copy. Jacket very nice, with blacked-over sticker on flap price. A handsome copy of author's comprehensive look at the American founder's most interesting life. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 590 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Xenophon:  Soldier of Fortune, JACKS, L. V.
171 JACKS, L. V. Xenophon: Soldier of Fortune
75509 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
First Edition w/Scribner A & colophon on copyright page. In red-orange full cloth-covered boards. Titling in gilt on cover & spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- In nice shape but with a bowed front cover and sunned spine. Penciled notes on half title page and somewhat yellowed interior pages. Volume firm and clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Horses I've Known, JAMES, Will (writer and illustrator)
172 JAMES, Will (writer and illustrator) Horses I've Known
79823 Cleveland, Ohio The World Publishing Company 1946 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated third printing in this reprint in publisher's Forum Books Edition. Illustrated in black and white throughout by Mr. James. Born in Quebec, the author changed his name and made his way to the U. S. after being accused of cattle rustling in Saskatchewan. This work, focusing on the more notable horses Mr. James rode, was first published in 1940 by Charles Scribner's Sons. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with tilting in black on spine, Will James's facsimile signature on cover. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, mild sunning to spine, light chafing & soiling to cover cloth, else a clean, firm copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 281 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sea Dreamer:  A Definitive Biography of Joseph Conrad, JEAN-AUBRY, Gérard
173 JEAN-AUBRY, Gérard The Sea Dreamer: A Definitive Biography of Joseph Conrad
78991 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1957 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. The great Polish-born novelist's good friend Gérard Jean-Aubrey spent many years after Conrad's death in 1924 compiling this biography. Translated (presumably from the French) by Helen Sebba. With lengthy clipped 1957 review of this work from the New Statesman laid in. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with photos of Jo Davidson sculpture of Conrad on front and back covers; orig. $4.50 flap price intact. --- Prior owner's signature and info. inked to front paste-down, otherwise a firm, clean copy. Jacket with heavily sunned spine and with small tears to edges; else intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A Jefferson Profile: As Revealed in His Letters, JEFFERSON, Thomas; PADOVER, Saul K. (editor)
174 JEFFERSON, Thomas; PADOVER, Saul K. (editor) A Jefferson Profile: As Revealed in His Letters
60029 New York John Day Company 1956 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Collection of Jefferson's letters in a sharp copy. In full green cloth covers w/facsimile T.J. signat. frt. DJ chipped (especially at head of spine) with price clipped flap; in mylar protector. Poignant gift inscription, front free endpaper.; 60029; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 359 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Churchill  A Biography, Jenkins, Roy
175 Jenkins, Roy Churchill A Biography
71393 Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001 0374123543 / 9780374123543 Sixth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Large volume covers Sir Winston's incredible life in considerable detail. In black paperboard cover. Spine information in bright gilt; stated 6th printing on publisher's pg. DJ in great shape, slight stains back and in Brodart protector. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1002 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Churchill: A Biography, Jenkins, Roy
176 Jenkins, Roy Churchill: A Biography
60155 New York Plume/Penguin 2002 0452283523 / 9780452283527 Soft Cover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A thick, tight paperbound copy of author's biography of Winston Churchill. A clean, bright copy, with 1001 pgs. with lots of photos (including a section of Mr Churchill's paintings in full color) and index. A comprehensive biography of the late British Prime Minister and author, who led Britain through World War II. ; 60155; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 1001 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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A Texas Ranger (Lakeside Classics No. 90), JENNINGS, N. A. (author); PROCTER, Ben (editor)
177 JENNINGS, N. A. (author); PROCTER, Ben (editor) A Texas Ranger (Lakeside Classics No. 90)
81056 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1992 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoir of "Al" Jennings, describing the chaotic situation in Texas following the Civil War. Raiders from Mexico were ever-present, and lawlessness was the order of the day. Peace and order were restored by the Texas Rangers. Edited by Ben Procter. --- Includes a color map of South Texas, a frontis photographic portrait of a mounted Texas Ranger, and several additional illustrations and photos. With a listing of all works in the Lakeside Classics series at rear of volume. --- Number 90 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy with a faint cover scratch & tiny soiled spot to front free endpaper, otherwise lacking apparent damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lxvii, 355 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Shalom, Friend : The Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin, Jerusalem Report Staff; Horovitz, David (editor)
178 Jerusalem Report Staff; Horovitz, David (editor) Shalom, Friend : The Life and Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin
31509 New York Newmarket Press 1996 155704287X / 9781557042873 First Edition; First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Biography of the late Yitzhak Rabin by the staff of the Jerusalem Report. Details his life from birth in Jerusalem to his death at the hand of an assassin in 1995. First printing with full number line, publisher's page. Filled with pictures, 314 pgs. In top shape; with dust jacket in removable mylar protector. Orig. $24.95 price unclipped. ; 31509; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Denver's Mayor Speer  The forgotten story of Robert W. Speer, the political boss with a rather unsavory machine who transformed Denver into one of the world's most beautiful cities, JOHNSON, Charles A.
179 JOHNSON, Charles A. Denver's Mayor Speer The forgotten story of Robert W. Speer, the political boss with a rather unsavory machine who transformed Denver into one of the world's most beautiful cities
80908 Denver Bighorn Books / Green Mountain Press 1969 Hardcover Fair in Very Good dust jacket 
As mayor of Denver, Robert W. Speer was responsible for many of the parks, roads, and artistic features that shape the city of today. He served in office from 1904-1912. This biography with numerous black & white photos and illustrations. With forewords by George W. Cranmer and another by William Grant. With undated map of the city at endpapers. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine; printed on pale gold leaves. Jacket with drawings of Speer and a street scene on cover. --- The boards are somewhat warped and with soiling to cover. The binding is a little brittle, and leaves could be torn out without much effort, but otherwise volume is sound. Bright jacket with some rubbing, otherwise nice.; Bighorn books; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 255 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Charles Dickens  His Tragedy and Triumph, JOHNSON, Edgar
180 JOHNSON, Edgar Charles Dickens His Tragedy and Triumph
76299 New York The Viking Press 1977 067021227X / 9780670212279 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A comprehensive, hefty biography of the great English novelist. With two sections of b&w illustrations and photos. Indexed. --- A clean, bright copy but with some cover soiling and rubbing. Lacks a dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 601 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph (Two Volume Set), JOHNSON, Edgar
181 JOHNSON, Edgar Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph (Two Volume Set)
80955 New York Simon & Schuster 1952 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Book club edition. A two-volume, detailed biography of the great English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Each volume with a section of black & white illustrations and photos, and with illustrations from his novels scattered through the books. With endnotes, genealogical charts, bibliography and detailed index. --- In full grey cloth covers with gilt-stamped titling on crimson cover & spine blocks. Dust jackets not present. --- Both volumes with dulled but readable spine gilding and slight cover corner rounding, otherwise bright, clean, firm copies.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1159, cxcvii pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Memory Chalet, JUDT, Tony
182 JUDT, Tony The Memory Chalet
74822 New York The Penguin Press 2010 1594202893 / 9781594202896 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Printing, First Editon. Author's memoir explores a wide range of subjects--from sex to America--as he faces his demise. In excellent condition, undamaged. Jacket in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Grandma Moses, KALLIR, Otto
183 KALLIR, Otto Grandma Moses
78843 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1974 0810901668 / 9780810901667 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This hefty volume tells the story of Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson Moses), who rose to fame at age 71 and persisted until her death at age 101. Includes a biography of Moses as an artist, as well as 253 large-size illustrations (135 in full color) and 1203 documentary illustrations depicting her substantial life's work. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in wheat color cloth. Jacket features traditional winter scene by Moses. --- With beginnings of a crack near title page; else a firm, bright copy. Jacket with minor discoloration. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 360 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The World of John Burroughs, KANZE, Edward
184 KANZE, Edward The World of John Burroughs
79171 New York Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated 1993 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This beautiful work profiles the life, associates, and surroundings of naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work with 117 illustrations, 54 of which are in color. Indexed. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket with images of Burroughs and his simple cabin on covers. --- A Near Fine copy: clean, sound and unmarked in similar jacket.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Dickens: A Biography, KAPLAN, Fred
185 KAPLAN, Fred Dickens: A Biography
80524 New York William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1988 0688043410 / 9780688043414 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Fourth printing of the author's hefty biography of Charles Dickens, the great English novelist famous for "A Tale of Two Cities", "Great Expectations", "A Christmas Carol" and so many other great works. With a section of black & white photos. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In buff paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket features drawing of Dickens on cover. --- With slight smudge to cover and prior owner's sticker to front paste-down, else a bright, clean, firm copy. Unclipped jacket with slight rubbing but otherwise bright and lacking damages.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; 608 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Corner in the Marais  Memoir of a Paris Neighborhood, KARMEL, Alex
186 KARMEL, Alex A Corner in the Marais Memoir of a Paris Neighborhood
74227 Jaffrey, New Hampshire, U.S.A. David R Godine 2002 1567921981 / 9781567921984 Trade Paper Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Author's memoir in a bright, clean, newish copy. Has a slight curl and inked name, front free endpaper. Inked numeral, last page.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors, KARSNER, David
187 KARSNER, David Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors
80782 New York Bonanza Books 1976 0517184915 / 9780517184912 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A biography of H. A. W. Tabor, and his wives and children. Mr. Tabor was an early silver-mine baron and later politician and generally well-connected leader in the new Colorado territory. With 9 black & white illustrations including frontis portrait of Mr. Tabor. --- This reprint edition of the original 1932 issuance by Covici Friede, Inc. in red paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; printed on buff-colored leaves. Book protected in dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a hint of sunning to spine, else bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); ix, 354 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cardozo, KAUFMAN, Andrew L.
188 KAUFMAN, Andrew L. Cardozo
79096 Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press 1998 0674096452 / 9780674096455 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1998. A comprehensive biography of Benjamin N. Cardozo, the noted American judge and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court during the New Deal era. Includes a section of black & white photos. --- In full off-white cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Jacket features a portrait of a younger Cardozo. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy but with light creasing to a few leaves near rear of volume. Bright jacket with back cover crease, is otherwise undamaged. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xii, 731 pages 
Price: 39.50 USD
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God and Ronald Reagan  A Spiritual Life, KENGOR, Paul
189 KENGOR, Paul God and Ronald Reagan A Spiritual Life
71785 New York Regan Books/Harper Collins 2004 0060571411 / 9780060571412 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Good copy, clean and bright. Slight amount of curling, top edge of DJ. Insignificant bump near mid front hinge. Interior clean & bright. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Around the World with Kipling, KIPLING, Rudyard (subject)
190 KIPLING, Rudyard (subject) Around the World with Kipling
73167 Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
The writings in this work aren't actually by Mr. Kipling, but rather by writers who examine his world travels. In maroon cloth on board covers, top edge gilt. Paste-on title panel, spine. With numerous illustrations and fold-out map showing Mr. Kipling's world travels. Indexed. With clean, unmarked interior. Plain dust wrapper is chipped and w/tears; in removable mylar protector. ; The Mandalay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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The Gift Horse:  Report on a Life, KNEF, Hildegard
191 KNEF, Hildegard The Gift Horse: Report on a Life
75144 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1971 007035085X / 9780070350854 First US Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated First (U.S.) Edition, copyright page. In full maroon cloth-covered boards w/decorations and titling in gilt and silver on spine. Interior clean, bright and firm. Jacket with sm. tear at tail of spine; light chafing at extremities. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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192 KRAUS, Rene Winston Churchill A Biography
71157 Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1941 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
No DJ. Life of Sir Winston chronicled from roots of family and his birth through beginning of his Prime Ministership. In full red cloth covers w/gilt painted title/author info. Front and spine. Dotted with photos; indexed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Samuel Johnson: A Biography, KRUTCH, Joseph Wood
193 KRUTCH, Joseph Wood Samuel Johnson: A Biography
79137 New York Henry Holt and Company 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated first printing, copyright page. The noted Columbia University professor's biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson. With illustrations depicting Johnson and some of the places he frequented. With expensive reference material at rear of volume. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling on black blocks. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With sunning to cloth and some yellowing to interior leaves of this wartime edition; else a sound, clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 599 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Hardball: The Education of a Baseball Commissioner, KUHN, Bowie; APPEL, Martin (editorial assistant)
194 KUHN, Bowie; APPEL, Martin (editorial assistant) Hardball: The Education of a Baseball Commissioner
76046 New York Times Books 1987 0812912780 / 9780812912784 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Memoir by the commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1969 through 1984. During his tenure many tumultuous events occured, including the end of the reserve clause. With a section of b&w plates at mid-volume; indexed. --- In red quarter cloth over blue paper-covered hardcovers with titling in silver on spine & cover. Interior clean and unmarked; covers with minor wear. Jacket with minor rubbing and a 1-inch tear at front flap. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 453 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The New Grove Modern Masters:  Bartok, Stravinsky, Hindemith   (The Composer Biography Series), LAMPERT, Vera et al.
195 LAMPERT, Vera et al. The New Grove Modern Masters: Bartok, Stravinsky, Hindemith (The Composer Biography Series)
80190 New York W. W. Norton & Company 1984 0393016935 / 9780393016932 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A U.S. edition of biographies of notable composers Béla Bartók (by Laszlo Somfai and Vera Lampert), Igor Stravinsky (by Eric Walter White and Jeremy Noble) and Paul Hindemuth (by Ian Kemp). An entry in the The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians series, edited and with a preface, by Stanley Sadie. Includes numerous b&w photos, musical notations and listings of the works of the musicicans profiled here. --- In textured navy paper-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features black and white portrait of Stravinsky. --- A clean, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Unclipped jacket with retailer's back cover sticker, otherwise clean and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (16), 292 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The World War II 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Figures of the Second World War, LANGER, Howard J.
196 LANGER, Howard J. The World War II 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Figures of the Second World War
79085 Franklin Lakes, New Jersey New Page Books/Career Press, Inc. 2002 1564145069 / 9781564145062 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Biographical sketches, from 1 to 100, of influential World War II personages. Each profile is accompanied by a black & white photo. --- In full black and blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with composite photo of leading figures of the war. --- With light chafing to front cover edge and slight discoloration to covers; textblock is firm, bright and unmarked. Jacket with scratches to front cover; is otherwise bright and intact. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 335 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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"Life Was Meant to Be Lived"  A Centenary Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, LASH, Joseph P.
197 LASH, Joseph P. "Life Was Meant to Be Lived" A Centenary Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt
74717 New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1984 0393018776 / 9780393018776 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated First Edition; first printing w/full number line, copyright page. In full blue cloth-covered boards. Gift inscription on endpaper, otherwise clean and bright. With numerous b&w and color photos. Jacket with minor abrasions along extremites; priceclipped flap. ; 8-3/4 in. wide x 10-1/4 in. tall; 198 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West, LASH, Joseph P.
198 LASH, Joseph P. Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West
71403 New York W. W. Norton & Co. , Inc. 1976 0393055949 / 9780393055948 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition. Examination of relationship between Sir Winston and FDR in a good copy. In full red cloth covers with European maps (front endpapers) and Pacific theatre maps (back endpapers) as well as a section of b&w photos in mid-volume. Dust wrapper chipped at edges and in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ascent: The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld, LEAMER, Lawrence
199 LEAMER, Lawrence Ascent: The Spiritual and Physical Quest of Willi Unsoeld
79648 New York Simon and Schuster 1982 0671417347 / 9780671417345 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A biography of the lengendary conqueror of Everest (via the West Ridge), described on the jacket in part as a story of ". . .a book about spritual and moral adventure." With a section of black and white plates depicting scenes from Willi Unsoeld's life. --- In light blue paper-covered boards backed in navy cloth, with red foil titling stamped on spine. Jacket with photos of Mr. Unsoeld and Everest on cover. --- With remainder mark rubberstamped to textblock edge, light soiling to textblock top edge and prior owner's embossed seal to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Bright, unclipped jacket with some rubbing, in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Paulina Preferred: A Lover of Nature Finds His Shangri-La in the High Cascades, LINCK, James G
200 LINCK, James G Paulina Preferred: A Lover of Nature Finds His Shangri-La in the High Cascades
79163 Portland, Oregon U. S. A. Binfords & Mort 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
The author's memoir of his adventures fishing, etc. on and around Paulina Lake in Deschutes National Forest, Oregon. With numerous b&w photos; drawing of Paulina Falls at endpapers. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket with drawing of boaters enjoying the lake. --- A clean, sound copy with just slightly yellowed leaves. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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