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The Sport of Queens

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Otto Penzler Books / Macmillan: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34241


First Edition thus. Originally published in 1957. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Amazingly enough, Dick Francis did not begin his distinguished writing career until he was nearly forty. But earlier, his celebrity had been of an entirely different sort; one of the most successful jockeys in England, he gai... View more info

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The Roads Of Melody

By: Jacobs-Bond, Carrie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32965


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has some spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but does have some occasional spots of foxing. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the front endpaper. "Carrie... View more info

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The Last Diary Of Tsaritsa Alexandra

By: Kozlov, Vladimir A & Vladimir M. Khrustalev (edited by) (with An Introduction B Y Robert K. Massie)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32544


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright but does have some beginning rippling to the front panel. "The last Tsaritsa of Russia, Alexandra Fyodorovna, was murdered with her family on the night of 16-17 July 1918 by agents acting on behalf of the revolutionary Bolshevik government. The drama... View more info

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So Brief A Dream

By: Rafaelle, Duchess Of Leinster (with A Forword by Beverley Nichols)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, W. H. Allen: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36753


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, bumping and rubbing. " Edward fell for Mrs Rafaelle Van Neck, and they married in 1932. After the war the Duke of Leinster and Rafaelle divorced. Then he met an ambitiou... View more info