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History Of Xerxes The Great

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Publisher: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35365

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; C1900. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and beginning fraying. There are a couple of small edge tears to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Xerxes I (518–465 BC) , called Xerxes the Great, was the fourth king of kings of the Achaemenid dyn... View more info

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Histories Of Cyrus The Great And Alexander The Great

By: Abbott, Jacob (with Revisions and An Appendix by Lyman Abbott)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1880

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A35536

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear, along with some light fraying. The spine joints have rubbing as well. There are spots of ground-in dirt and rubbing to the covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The rear endpaper and pastedown have faint crayon scribbles. One t... View more info

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At the Drop of a Veil The True Story of a California Girl's Years in an Arabian Harem

By: Alireza, Marianne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton and Mifflin: 1980

Edition: 11th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31707

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. The book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page in Arabic and English. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and chips along with some rubbing and general wear. "The contrast of Oriental splendor within the tent and the black wind-blown desert without was ty... View more info

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Memorials Of The Life And Character Of Stephen T. Logan

By: Anonymous

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, H. W. Rokker Printer and Binder: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37275

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. Three quarter leather with cloth covers. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing and light bumping, The Spine joints have noticeable rubbing and some light cracking. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the first free page. "Stephen Trigg Loga... View more info

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Father And Son Biographical Recollections

By: Anonymous (Edmund Gosse)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Yhork, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35929

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page. The front endpaper has two previous owner's inked names. "Sir Edmund William Gos... View more info

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OPUS 300

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton and Mifflin: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33253

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning rubbing, wear and nicking. Includes the following chapters: Introduction, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Robots and Computers, History, The Bible, Short-Shorts, Humor, Social Sciences, Literature, Mysteries, Autobiogr... View more info

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Touched by Fire The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer

By: Barnett, Louise

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31172

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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. "Touched by Fire undertakes the search for, as one historian put it, a man waiting to be discovered between the extremes of his experience." View more info

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Shipwreck Of A Generation The Memoirs of Joseph Berger

By: Berger, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Harvill Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35448

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have several edge nicks and a small chip to the bottom rear panel. "In 1924-25, Berger-Barzilai spent a few months in Moscow, where he met his wife Esther Feldman, a Russian Jew. Upon ... View more info

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A Life of Walt Whitman

By: Binns, Henry Bryan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Co: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33888

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers are noticeably toned. The inner hinges have started. "Walter "Walt" Whitman (/'hw? Tm? N/; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist. A huma... View more info

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The Personal Life Of David Livingstone Chiefly from His Unpublished Journals and Correspondence in the Possession of His Family

By: Blaikie, W. Garden (D. D. , Ll. D. ) (William Garden)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: N.D.

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32756

Condition: Very Good-


Map; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have noticeable rubbing and ground-in dirt along with some light bumping. The front and rear covers have rubbing, spots of dirt and several faded / water spots on the rear cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright. All edges of the text block have spots of ground-in dirt and a few stray spots of ink. "David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 ... View more info

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Stevenson's California

By: Bland, Henry Meade

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, The Pacific Short Story Club: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30029

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has self-wrappers (cardboard covers with a semi-attached dust jacket). The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is toning around all edges and the spine of the book. The book covers have some beginning spotting and foxing. The text pages are clean and bright. The front innner hinge has started to crack. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the ... View more info

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Mussolini The Wild Man of Europe

By: Bond, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Independent Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35061

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and lacks a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some bumping and there is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The black cloth covers have some ground-in dirt. The lettering on the spine and front cover of the book has dulled. The text pages are clean and bright. The top edge of the text block has noticeable ground-in dirt. "The Ame... View more info

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Attila The Scourge of God

By: Brion, Marcel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35660

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are a couple of small spots of discoloration to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Attila (circa 406–453) , frequently referred to as Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in March 453. He was als... View more info

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Riders of Time

By: Brookes, Mabel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Macmillan of Australia: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 27921

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by both the author Mabel Brookes, and by the illustrator, Harold Freedman. The 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 endpapers have light, but noticeable foxing, as do the edges of the text block - especially the top edge. The text pages are clean and bright. Signed by the author and illustrator on the half tit... View more info

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Scenes And Portraits Memories of Childhood and Youth

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33079

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Signed edition. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. There is some beginning rubbing and wear to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has toning where a newspaper clipping has been laid in. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears. "Van Wyck Brooks (b. Plainfield, New Jersey, Febru... View more info

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GENTLEMAN JUNKIE The Life and Legacy of William S. Burroughs

By: Caveney, Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Co: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25234

ISBN: 0316137251

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. 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. "William S. Burroughs, founding father of America's counterculture, was born in 1914 into a wealthy St. Louis family. He originally planned to be a doctor but soon found another calling: literary outlaw and profess... View more info

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FALL OUT OF HEAVEN an Autobiographical Journey

By: Cheuse, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Gibbs M. Smith, Inc.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25569

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light edge wear, rubbing and beginning nicking to the spine ends and the bottom edges of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "In the midst of the enormous critical and popular success of the Grandmother's Club, novelist Anan Cheuse created a... View more info

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Houdini The Untold Story

By: Christopher, Milbourne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1969

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: A34906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking, along with some associated wrinkling to the top spine end. The dust jacket has ground in dirt as well. "Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-American ... View more info

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The Story Of Evangelina Cisneros Told by Herself, Her Rescue by Karl Decker

By: Cisneros, Evangelina (with An Introduction by Julian Hawthorne)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Continental Publishing Company: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37281

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 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. There is a small, repaired tear to the cloth on the front cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The front pastedown page includes a bookplate from Jerome A. Hart. "Evangelina Cosio y Cisneros (September 23, 1877 – April 29, 1970)... View more info

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Eldridge Cleaver Post-Prison Writings and Speeches

By: Cleaver, Eldridge (edited and with an introduction by Robert Scheer)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House / A Ramparts Book: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30587

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ to Near 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. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and wear to the edges and fading to the spine of the book. "The first thing that has to be realized is that it is a reality when people say tht ther's a black colony and a white mother c... View more info