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Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Written by Himself (Lakeside Classics #32)

By: LEONARD, Zenas (author); QUAIFE, Milo Milton (editor)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82430

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Zenas Leonard's journal recounted his experiences in the American West as a trapper, fur trader and explorer in the 1830s. First printed in 1839 (Howes L.264), the memoirs are reproduced in this special Lakeside Classics edition. Includes a fold-out frontis map of the areas in the West traveled by Leonard. Edited, and with historical introduction, by Milo Milton Quaife. --- Number 32 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnel... View more info

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An Amazing Adventure: Joe and Hadassah's Personal Notes on the 2000 Campaign (Easton Press Signed First Edition series)

By: LIEBERMAN, Joe and Hadassah; CRICHTON, Sarah

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82395

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Deluxe leatherbound limited edition of the memoirs of Joe Lieberman and his wife Hadassah of their shared experiences during the 2000 Vice-Presidential campaign of Mr. Lieberman. A signed first edition; number 454 of 1200 copies issued. Includes numerous black & white photos depicting scenes from the campaign. Sarah Crichton assisted the Liebermans with this book. An entry in publisher's Signed First Edition series. Publisher's certificate and note about this work laid i... View more info

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Paulina Preferred: A Lover of Nature Finds His Shangri-La in the High Cascades

By: LINCK, James G

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Binfords & Mort: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79163

Condition: 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... View more info

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Lincoln's Stories and Speeches (The World's Popular Classics)

By: LINCOLN, Abraham; ALLEN, Edward Frank (editor)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc.: [c.1930s-40s]

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79396

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A collection of anecdotes, letters and speeches by Abraham Lincoln in a possible book club edition. Edited by Edward Frank Allen. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine; green top stain. Undated, but likely published c.1930s-40s. "Art-Type Edition". Lacks a dust jacket. --- A sound, unmarked copy but with a little discoloration to covers and a couple of leaves with either a spill or a crease.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 t... View more info

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"WE"

By: LINDBERGH, Charles A.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press: [1927-30]

Stock No.: 76706

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


A facsimile copy of the first edition, with the copyright page statement: 'This is a copy of the First Edition of "WE".' Mr. Lindbergh's memoir, in which he provides extensive detail about his historic solo first flight across the Atlantic, begins with his childhood and includes much information about his post-flight reception by delirious crowds in both Europe and the U.S. Includes 48 black & white photos. --- In dark blue gilt-stamped cloth-covered boards. In b... View more info

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The 1962 Brand Book of the Denver Posse of the Westerners (No. 56 of limited "Posse Edition" of 61 copies)

By: LIPSEY, John J. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81663

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Number 56 of 61 in this limited "Posse Edition". The 18th in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1962 version includes stories about early publishers and printers, guns and gun lore, and a biography of Will James; among other topics. The stories are accompanied by lots of ... View more info

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The History of Napoleon Buonaparte (Everyman's Library #3)

By: LOCKHART, John Gibson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1909

Stock No.: 82416

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A 1909 reprint edition of the biography of France's Napoleon Bonaparte by the Scottish son-in-law of Sir Walter Scott. Lockhart's biography of Scott has been compared to James Boswell's "Life of Johnson". With an unattributed introduction (likely penned by EL series editor Ernest Rhys). An entry in Everyman's Biography series; EL #3. --- In the style 1 Dutton library binding in full rust cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling, decorations, and loop to spi... View more info

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Ernst Jünger

By: LOOSE, Gerhard

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 78735

ISBN: 0805724796

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


First edition, inscribed and signed by author on title page thus: "To Jean/with love/Gerhard." A biography of the prolific German author who served in the German armed forces in both world wars but resisted the Nazi leadership of World War II. One in publisher's World Authors Series: Germany. --- In green buckram, with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Frontis portrait of Mr. Jünger. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but... View more info

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Straight On Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham

By: LOVELL, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1987

Stock No.: 80233

ISBN: 0312010966

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


3rd printing, U.S. edition, of this biography of Beryl Markham, whose many accomplishments included the first solo flight across the Atlantic "the hard way", bucking headwinds from Europe to America. With lots of black and white photos; indexed. --- In olive paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with portraits of Markham on the front and back covers. --- With a little sunning to edges of covers, else a clean, bright c... View more info

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Maxfield Parrish

By: LUDWIG, Coy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1973

Stock No.: 82115

ISBN: 0823038971

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


An examination of the life and work of Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), the prominent American painter and illustrator. Mr. Parrish's work was widely distributed, from decoratative commerical products, to paintings and to elaborate posters. Includes over 100 black & white illustrations and 64 color plates. With catalog of selected works, chronology, bibliography and index. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gold on cover and spine. Dust jacket features wr... View more info

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Bismarck, the History of a Fighter

By: LUDWIG, Emil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1927

Stock No.: 75510

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A biography of the German chancellor, Otto von Bismarck. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Third printing. With numerous b&w photos. In full blue-grey cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- In good shape, volume is clean and firm but leaves have separated at front of volume, exposing webbing. Cover edges with some wear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 661 pages View more info

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William Dean Howells: An American Life

By: LYNN, Kenneth S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81201

ISBN: 0151421773

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first edition of this biography of the noted American novelist and critic, who, per the jacket flap, ". . .counted such polar opposites as Mark Twain and Henry James as his closest friends." With a section of black & white photos. --- In brown cloth with titling stamped in silver and grey on spine. Jacket with photographic portrait by Janet M. Cummings on cover. --- With Christmastime gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firmly bound... View more info

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An Essay on John Milton (Eclectic English Classics series)

By: MACAULAY, Lord (Thomas Babington Macaulay)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1894

Stock No.: 80921

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A critical review of the writings of 17th Century English poet John Milton by the noted historian and statesman Lord Macauley (Thomas Babington Macaulay). With an engraved frontis portrait of Milton and a rather lengthy, unattributed introduction. An entry in publisher's "Eclectic English Classics" series. --- In brown paper-covered boards with titling and decorations in darker brown. No particular edition stated. --- With penciled notations & inked owner informa... View more info

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The Sage of Monticello

By: MALONE, Dumas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1981

Stock No.: 73948

ISBN: 0316544639

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Sixth and final volume in author's Pulitzer-winning examination of the life of the third US President; covers the period from the end of his presidency through his retirement years in Monticello. In navy full-cloth covers with Jefferson medallion design in gilt on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Publisher's navy topstain. With an introduction by the author; plus several inserted plates featuring b&w photos and index. With bumped corner; otherwise clean, unmarked and fir... View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory, 1874-1932

By: MANCHESTER, William

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Company: 1983

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 78481

ISBN: 0316545031

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Full-sized book club edition. This work, also known as simply "Visions of Glory", is the first in planned but sadly unrealized trilogy solely by Manchester of the life of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill who only made it through two volumes. Exhaustive detail of the period from his birth in 1874 up through 1932. With copious photos, maps, select bibliography and extensive index and source notes. --- In full black cloth covers with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jack... View more info

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The Death of a President: November 20-November 25, 1963

By: MANCHESTER, William

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1967

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 81302

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


A painstakingly detailed analysis of the assassination of John F. Kennedy by the noted 20th century historian, William Manchester in a full-sized book club edition. With a section of maps showing venues involved at rear of volume along with an index. --- In full blue cloth covers with gilt-stamped spine titling. Simple navy blue jacket with full-sized photographic portrait of Manchester on back cover. --- With edgewear & with mildly bumped corners. Interior with rubberst... View more info

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A Hero All His Life: A Memoir by the Mantle Family

By: MANTLE, Merlyn, Mickey Jr., David and Dan; HERSKOWITZ, Mickey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1996

Stock No.: 77365

ISBN: 0060183632

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


3rd Printing. The widow and three sons of Mickey Mantle, the great New York Yankee slugger, present this memoir of their lives with 'The Mick'. Includes a section of b&w plates; indexed. --- In black quarter cloth over light blue paper-covered boards and titling in silver on spine; Mr. Mantle's facsimile signature in silver on cover. --- With a black remainder mark to lower textblock edge; else a bright, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $25/$35.50 flap price;... View more info

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The Buckleys: A Family Examined

By: MARKMANN, Charles Lam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 78409

ISBN: 0688001521

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Second printing. The family of William F. Buckley, Sr. is profiled here. Much of the emphasis is on the many accomplishments of William F. Buckley, Jr. and his brother, James Buckley. --- In mustard paper-covered boards with black cloth back. Jacket with Alfred Eisenstadt b&w photo of Mrs. William F. Buckley Sr. and 7 of her children. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a nick to cover edge. Bright jacket with small tears along edges & retailer's back cover sticker... View more info

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From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91)

By: MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1993

Stock No.: 81055

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum. Marshall was the discoverer of gold in California. Buffum arrived in California when it was a mere Mexican outpost, and witnessed its the incredible growth from 1847 to 1852. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Includes two color maps of California, a frontis engraved illustration of a California gold-seerker, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 91 i... View more info

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Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language

By: MARTIN, Henno

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Windhoek, Namibia, Verlag der Namibia Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft: 1995

Stock No.: 80148

ISBN: 0949995258

Condition: Near Fine


German language. A softcover edition of the author's account of his experiences in present-day Namibia during World War II. German nationals Henno Martin and partner Hermann Korn, were working geologists in the former German colony of South-West Africa (now Nambia). When war broke out, they decided to wait it out in a remote desert canyon area to avoid internment. This work with plenty of black and white photos and a fold-out map of the areas in which they worked. --- Wi... View more info

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Peter the Great His Life and His World

By: MASSIE, Robert K.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 74759

ISBN: 0394500326

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Full-sized book club edition. With 24 pgs. of photos and maps. In full black cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Maps of Western Europe and of St. Petersburg at endpapers. With prev. owner's inked name, front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with some rubbing and small tears; in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 909 pages View more info

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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age (Modern Library #46.2)

By: MAUROIS, André

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [1957]

Stock No.: 78055

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A Modern Library edition of the biography of the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. Translated from the French By Hamish Miles. With unattributed biographical note about the author. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/red cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1943 (though 1942 date appears in book, along with erroneous "First Modern Library Edition 1942" statement). Jacket style g, ... View more info

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Proust (Past Masters series)

By: MAY, Derwent

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78964

ISBN: 0192876120

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A concise critique of the writings of Marcel Proust, with focus on Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" as well as Proust's treatment of French society. An entry in the publisher's Past Masters series. --- In navy paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with out-of-focus image of Mr. Proust. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a strip of faint yellowing to top edge; else bright and clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages View more info

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Truman

By: McCULLOUGH, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Stock No.: 77549

ISBN: 0671456547

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


22nd printing of the trade edition of the author's monumental biography of U. S. President Harry S. Truman. With three sections of b&w plates; indexed. --- A bright, firm copy but w/binder's glue near spine on lower textblock edge. Jacket in great shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1117 pages View more info

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John Adams

By: McCULLOUGH, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2001

Stock No.: 77633

ISBN: 0684813637

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


19th printing. The author's stellar, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the second U. S. President, John Adams, draws heavily on his letters to and from his beloved wife Abigail. Includes numerous photos and drawings. With endnotes, bibliography and index. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with Gilbert Stuart portrait on the cover. --- A clean, firm copy but with some markings on textblock edges. Jacket with several te... View more info

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The Wright Brothers

By: McCULLOUGH, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 81106

ISBN: 1476728747

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The acclaimed historian David McCullough tells the story of the aviation pioneer brothers. With plenty of photos depicting scenes from their lives as well as diary entries, letters and news publications. --- In blue and grey paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with photo of their famous Kitty Hawk flight on front and William B. McCullough photographic portrait of the author ... View more info

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The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 (Third Edition)

By: MEEKER, Ezra

Price: $46.50

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Ezra Meeker: [c.1906-1920s]

Stock No.: 80679

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Stated third edition. A relic from the pioneer days, this work is an account of Ezra Meeker's trip with an ox and cow team along the Oregon Trail from the Missouri River in the east to Puget Sound in the west (in 1852) and back from west to east with an ox team at the age of 76 (in 1906). With many black & white photos. Self-published by the author. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with black & white photo of author and ox team pasted on cover. Likely publishe... View more info

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My Life in the Mountains and on the Plains: The Newly Discovered Autobiography (The American Exploration and Travel Series)

By: MERIWETHER, David; GRIFFEN, Robert A. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1966

Stock No.: 81276

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Stated second printing. Little was known about the early life of this former territorial governor of New Mexico and U. S. Senator from Kentucky before this autobiography was published in 1965. David Meriwether (1800-1892) was born in Virginia and raised in the wilds of Kentucky. He was a trader on the upper Missouri, a buffalo hunter, a prisoner of the Spaniards in Santa Fe, a farmer and key member of the Kentucky legislature. With several black & white photos and a fore... View more info

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Storied Landscapes A Journey

By: MERRETT, Elisabeth

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2002

Stock No.: 74307

ISBN: 0595210244

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Author revisits the Oregon Indian Reservation of her father. Includes exerpts from 'On the Reservation' by Sherman Graff. A clean, bright, firm copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages View more info

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The Best of Oregon

By: Metzler, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Timber Press, Inc: 1986

Stock No.: 71281

ISBN: 0881920282

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Author takes the reader on a tour of the Beaver state in this interesting look at Oregon. In great shape, with 2 or 3 very small tears upper DJ edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages View more info

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Childhood

By: MEYNELL, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1913

Stock No.: 75102

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A charming, compact edition in full grey-blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in gilt on covers and spine. With sunned spine, penciled endpaper notes, and some interior foxing; but overall a firm, clean copy. Lacks a dust jacket.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 65 pages View more info

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Mark Twain on the Mississippi

By: MIERS, Earl Schenck

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The World Publishing Company: 1957

Stock No.: 76526

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated first edition, copyright page. A fictionalized account of the youth of Samuel Clemens, but (per the author) largely truth[ful]. Written for a youthful audience. With illustrations by Robert Frankenberg. Includes a postscript which explains 'where fact and fancy divide.' --- In full cream cloth-covered boards with steamboat illustration on cover, titling on spine (both in brown). A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 ... View more info

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Thomas Hardy: A Biography

By: MILLGATE, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1985

Stock No.: 78924

ISBN: 0192814729

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A comprehensive biography of the acclaimed author Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) by University of Toronto professor Michael Millgate. Includes 2 sections of b&w photos. --- Softcover, in excellent, likely unread condition, but leaves have yellowed a little.; Oxford Paperbacks; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 637 pages View more info

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Dostoevsky: His Life and Work

By: MOCHULSKY, Konstantin (author); MINIHAN, Michael A. (translator)

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1976

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 81999

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First U. S. Edition of this hefty, comprehensive biography of the great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) Translated from the Russian, and with an introduction by Michael A. Minihan. Per the jacket flap, this work examines Dostoevsky using ". . .two closely interwoven strands: the critical and the biographical." Indexed. --- In full charcoal cloth-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling on blue block; frontis image of Dostoevsky, repeated on... View more info

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Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings from Palestrina to Copland

By: MORGENSTERN, Sam (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press, Publishers: 1969

Stock No.: 79204

ISBN: 0837111471

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The writings of noted classical composers on the topic of their music are compiled in this volume. Stated first printing of this reprint edition (original publication date was 1956). --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with a couple of scratches to front cover. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 584 pages View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: MORRIS, Edmund

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Stock No.: 74419

ISBN: 0394555090

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Second Printing. In black paper-covered boards with gilt titling & decorations, spine. Interior bears numerous photos; indexed. Bright, clean & unmarked. DJ intact and complete; bears orig. $35 flap price. The highly acclaimed sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt' of Teddy Roosevelt in an attractive, undamaged copy. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 772 pages View more info

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1958 Brand Book of the Denver Westerners: Volume XIV (No. 41 of the "Posse Edition" of 60 copies)

By: MUMEY, Nolie (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1959

Stock No.: 81670

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The 1958 edition is the fourteenth in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books present historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from various places in the American West. In this edition some of the topics covered are: a brief history of saddles, a history of the Denver Mint and a profile of Sacajawea, Indian heroine, along with other topics. The stories are accompanied by black... View more info

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Original Contributions to Western History: 1951 Brand Book of the Denver Westerners, Volume VII (No. 408 of the "Regular Edition" of 500 copies)

By: MUMEY, Nolie (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / The Artcraft Press: 1952

Stock No.: 81671

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The 1951 edition is the seventh in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books present historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from various places in the American West. In this edition some of the topics covered are: "The Way They Killed the Buffalo" by Charles B. Roth, "Governor Charles Bent: Pioneer and Martyr" by Harold H. Dunham and "By Train in 1875" ... View more info

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1973 Brand Book Volume XXIX of the Denver Westerners (No. 56 of limited "Posse Edition" of 1000 copies)

By: MUTCHLER, Dr. Robert W. (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado / Boulder, Colorado, Denver Posse of the Westerners / Johnson Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81664

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Number 59 of 1000 in this limited "Posse Edition". The 24th in the series of "Brand Books", as issued by the Denver Posse of The Westerners group. These books consist of historical vignettes, biographical profiles and other historical stories from somewhere in the American West. This 1973 version includes poetry by Thomas Hornsby Ferril, art and design by John H. Flores. Includes long-time Denver bookseller Fred Rosenstock's reminiscence, "The Denver ... View more info

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The Enigma of Arrival

By: NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 72308

ISBN: 0394509714

Condition: Very Good


Nobel prizewinner's novel is an introspective look at his own life; tracks his migration from his native Trinidad to Britain. In black half cloth & turquoise paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright; unmarked. Dust jacket has chips & scuffs at edges. 2" tear at lower front hinge has been taped; now in removable mylar protector. With publisher's promotional bookmark specific to this title laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages View more info