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Image for <b>Newsmaker: Roy W. Howard, the Mastermind Behind the Scripps-Howard News Empire From the Gilded Age to the Atomic Age  </b><br>[Journalism]

Newsmaker: Roy W. Howard, the Mastermind Behind the Scripps-Howard News Empire From the Gilded Age to the Atomic Age
[Journalism]

By: Beard, Patricia; Prologue by Pamela Howard.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Guilford, Conn,:, Lyons Press,: 2016.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008391

ISBN: 9781493017539<br>


For much of the twentieth century Roy Howard was one of the nation’s dominant media barons. In Newsmaker, Patricia Beard shows why Howard and the Scripps Howard media empire mattered. USA Today. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Ansel Adams: A Biography

By: Alinder, Mary Street

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009773

ISBN: 0805041168

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"A loving, minutely researched portrait of the photographer that acknowledges his humanity while confirming his enormous artistic contribution."-Los Angeles Times No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 489 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Water Wagon: Through Florida Waterways by Scow and Outboard Motor

By: Allyn, Rube

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1952

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010167

Condition: Very Good


Signed with a warm inscription by the author Laid-in are two b/w photographs of the author; one is captioned on the blank before the title page that speaks of his voyage to Cuba. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve is chipped along edges, small loss top of the spine and has age-toned. A difficult to find title of early Florida. Rarely found signed. View more info

Image for <b>A Story Teller's Story. The Tale of an American Writer’s Journey through His Own Imaginative World and Through the World of Facts with Manu of His Experiences and Impressions Among other Writers.  </b><br>

A Story Teller's Story. The Tale of an American Writer’s Journey through His Own Imaginative World and Through the World of Facts with Manu of His Experiences and Impressions Among other Writers.

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, B. W. Huebsch, Inc.,: 1924

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008849


Anderson's first memoir which includes sections on Gertrude Stein, Paul Rosenfeld, Ring Lardner and Sinclair Lewis, also noted for the essays on George Bellows and Alfred Steiglitz.Publisher’s maroon pebbled terracotta cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. View more info

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River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St.Johns River

By: Belleville, Bill

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009630

ISBN: 0820321567

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Carefully handled.First explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state. The first "highway" through the once wild interior of Florida. In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its ... View more info

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Piaf: A Biography

By: Berteaut, Simone

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1972.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008896

ISBN: 0060103132

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Édith Piaf (1915 – 1963); was a French cabaret singer, songwriter, and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being chanson and torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow.The author, Simone Beteaut was Edith Piaf's half-sister and lifelong partner in mischief when they sang ... View more info

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Three Nights in August
[Baseball]

By: Bissinger, Buzz

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009612

ISBN: 0618405445

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Focusing on a St. Louis Cardinals-Chicago Cubs World Series, 3 NIGHTS IN AUGUST explores the world of baseball through the eyes of Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa. Buzz Bissinger depicts the intensity of La Russa's responsibilities, ranging from the decision to retaliate when a batter is hit by a pitch to dealing with the unexpected death of pitcher Darryl Kile.First Edition, First Printing.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a ne... View more info

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The Bandit Belle

By: Breihan, Carl W.; Rosamond, Charles A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA:, Hangman Press,: 1970

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007514


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Illustrated with period photographs. 143 pages with index and bibliography, 10.25 inches tall. View more info

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Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy

By: Burns, James MacGregor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Norton: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009944

ISBN: 039307501X

Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note; Unread. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 383 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Delcorso's Gallery

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009879

ISBN: 0030582776

Condition: Near Fine


At thirty-three, Nick DelCorso is an award-winning war photographer who has seen action and dodged bullets all over the world–most notably in Vietnam, where he served as an Army photographer and recorded combat scenes whose horrors have not yet faded in his memory. When he is called back to Vietnam on assignment during a North Vietnamese attempt to take Saigon, he is faced with a defining choice: should he honor the commitment he has made to his wife not to plac... View more info

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A View from Above
[NBA Basketball]

By: Chamberlain, Wilt

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York:, Villard [Random House],: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008639

ISBN: 0679404554

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This is a revealing look at one of the more unique, intelligent, and larger-than-life sports figures of our time. Sprinkled liberally throughout the book are "Wiltisms," his interesting and often humorous philosophies on life. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 290 pages with index. View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Saturday Review Press,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007616

ISBN: 0841502544

Condition: 8vo; 224 pages with index.


No flaws or blemishes to this unused book but a previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

Image for <bErnest William Goodpasture: Scientist, Scholar, Gentleman</b>

By: Collins, Robert D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Franklin, TN, Hillsboro Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009771

ISBN: 1577362519

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


In this thoroughly researched biography, Dr. Robert Collins remembers one of the twentieth century’s greatest scientists whose work fostered the field of virology and the success of Vanderbilt University Medical School. Ernest Goodpasture, a visionary pathologist, consummate investigator, practical idealist, and gracious colleague, is best known for his discovery of the chick embryo technique for culturing viruses. For this contribution to medical science, Goodpasture ... View more info

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Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography

By: Conn, Peter

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009860

ISBN: 0521560802

Condition: Near Fine


In this brilliantly conceived biography, Conn, an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, sets out to reconstruct Buck's life, her extraordinary commitment to social justice and her literary achievement.Appears unread. No flaws but previous owner's unused bookplate. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 468 pages with index, extensive section of notes for each chapter. View more info

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933.

By: Cook, Blanche Wiesen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Viking Penguin: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010069

ISBN: 067080486X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This highly readable, well-researched work of feminist scholarship erases the image of the young Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) as a long suffering, repressed wife and presents her as a strong, ever-evolving individual who overcame an emotionally impoverished childhood to become a champion of social justice and a woman deeply involved in enduring love relationships. -- Publisher's Weekly. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note; Appears u... View more info

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Adventures and Letters of Richard Harding Davis.

By: Davis, Charles Belmont Davis - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1917.

Edition: First Edition,

Seller ID: 004115


Illustrated. Ex-library in dark blue-green library bound buckram. Spine titles and call number stamped in white. Bindings square and tight. Text Clean Light shelf handling. No flaws but library treatment. View more info

Image for <b>The Untold Story. The Life of Isadora Duncan 1921 - 1927  </b>

The Untold Story. The Life of Isadora Duncan 1921 - 1927

By: Desti, Mary

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010040

Condition: Very Good


Angela Isadora Duncan (1878 - 1927) was an American dancer who performed to acclaim throughout Europe. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 49 or 50, when her scarf became entangled in the wheels and axle of the car in which she was riding. Decorated cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. Previous owner's bookplate. Lac... View more info

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Hernando de Soto: A Savage Quest in the Americas

By: Duncan, David E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Seller ID: 010181

ISBN: 0806129778

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. This is the story of a legendary expedition across four thousand miles of the future United States, led by an explorer searching for an illusionary empire of gold. Formerly the second-in-command in Francisco Pizarro's conquest of the Incas in 1531, Hernando de Soto arrived in the country he called La Florida in 1539, leading a glittering, armored Renaissance-era army of six hundred men on the first major exploration of North Am... View more info

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The Selected Letters of Josiah Wedgwood.

By: Edited by Ann Finer and George Savage

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London:, Cory, Adams & Macky,: 1965.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 002419


Light yellow cloth over boards, with an inset in blue & silver of the Wedgwood mark, illustrated end papers, 9.75 inches tall.; xi - 375 pages with Index, Biographical Index, Selected Bibliography. Bindings tight, text clean but for but for bookstore stamps on front free endpage. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket has some hand-soiling and wear to all corners. Small loss lower spine. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Charles Keene Etcher, Draughtsman And Illustrator 1823-1891

By: Emamuel, Frank L.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, The Print Collectors Club,: 1935.

Edition: Limited First Edition, unnumbered copy of 350.

Seller ID: 000339


Bindings square and tight; light shelf/storage wear in lightly worn as issued glassine dust wrapper. Spotty foxing to rear paste-down. 29 pages of text. 19 collotype plates. Presented as a lecture delivered to the Print Collectors' Club Nov. 1932 of Charles Keene a renown Punch artist. View more info