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Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes.

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 010251

Condition: New


A limited Edition of Undetermined Size. Illustrated with photographs of Hull House and the immigrant experience. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes to this unopened book. In her autobiography Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams recounts her domestic activism as the founder of the second and most innovative settlement house in the U.S. Originally conceived in 1889 as a space where women of privilege could share their knowledge in humanistic fields such as art, literature, and music with the less fortunate, Hull House rapidly transformed into a community support system where worki... 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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Henry V (English Monarchs Series)

By: Allmand, Christopher

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Berkley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1993

Seller ID: 011812

ISBN: 0520082931

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 480 pages; with Bibliography and Index. This sweepingly majestic book is based on the full range of primary sources and sets the reign in its full European context. Christopher Allmand shows that Henry V not only united the country in war but also provided domestic security, solid government, and a much needed sense of national pride. The book includes an updated foreword which takes stock of more recent publications in the field. View more info

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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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The Last Folk Hero: A True Story of Race and Art, Power and Profit

By: Andrew Dietz

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Ellis Lane Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010381

ISBN: 0977196801

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author on the title page without personalization. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 576 pages with sources. A self-made art expert who traveled the world and amassed a collection for himself, Arnett developed an interest in rural African-American folk art made by self-taught men such as Thornton Dial and Lonnie Holley, both from Alabama. [PW] ----- William Faulkner, meet Tom Wolfe....a splendid, surreal portrait of an art world gone mad. [John Helyar] View more info

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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

By: Anthony Ray Hinton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Rider & Co: 2018

Seller ID: 010696

ISBN: 184604572X

Condition: New


Both [Nelson Mandela and Ray Hinton] emerged from their incarceration with a profound capacity to forgive. The Sun Does Shine is amazing and heartwarming' Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Hinton is an example to us all of the power of the human spirit to rise above complete injustice. His book will inspire people to never accept the unacceptable.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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George Borrow
[The English Novelists Series]

By: Armstrong, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Great Britain:, William Cloves and Sons,: 1950.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 005260


George Henry Borrow (1803 – 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are The Bible in Spain, the autobiographical Lavengro, and The Romany Rye, about his time with the English Romanichal (gypsies).Tan linen covered boards with blue titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Text clean with previous owner’s name on endpage. Dust jack... View more info

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A Hard Road to Glory A History of the African-American Athlete

By: Ashe, Arthur R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: , 198, Warner Books: 1988

Seller ID: 011475

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 1: 1619-1918, 194 pages, First Edition, First Printing. Price-clipped Dust Jacket, Gift inscription on front paste-down. Volume 2: 1919- 1945, 497 pages, First Edition Second Printing, Price-clipped Dust Jacket. Volume 3: Since 1946, 571 pages, First Edition, First Printing. Tiny [3mm] hole in the foot of the R on dust jacket. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean. Moderate shelf handling wear in each volume see above for any specific issue. View more info

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I, Asimov: A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010557

ISBN: 0385417012

Condition: New


A self-portrait by the late master of science fiction and popular scientific thought looks back on Asimov's long and fruitful life, discussing his writings, religious beliefs, friendships and personal relationships, and innovative ideas.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, Second Printing. View more info

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Paradise Road: Jack Kerouac's Lost Highway and My Search for America

By: Atkinson, Jay

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010977

ISBN: 0470237694

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author no inscription. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes. First Edition First Printing.Jay Atkinson sets out to re-create Kerouac's journeys of the late 1940s, depicting the travels of the author and his longtime friends as they retrace the five major trips Jack Kerouac took with his pals. Writing with a novelist's eye and ear, Atkinson creates a compelling portrait of North America: its roaring blues bars and nightclubs, empty country roads, and remote prairie towns and byways as well as the enduring warmth and humor of its citizens. View more info

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The Lives of The Poets Laureate. With an Introductory Essay on The Title and Office.

By: Austin, Wiltshire Stanton & Ralph, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley,: 1853.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008856


Biographical sketches of the authors and their chief works: Ben Johnson; Sir William Davenant; John Dryden; Thomas Shadwell; Nahum Tate; Nicholas Rowe; Rev. Laurence Eusden; Colley Cibber; William Whitehead; Rev. Thomas Warton; Henry James Pye; Robert Southey; and William Wordsworth.Publisher’s green cloth blind-stamped border design with gilt emblem in center. Spine with five blind-stamped decorative designs and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square with rear hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on top corners of h... View more info

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 0743288335

Condition: Fine


Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story Of Sally Miller And Her Fight For Freedom in Old New Orleans

By: Bailey, John

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010667

ISBN: 0871139219

Condition: New


This diligent researcher and gifted storyteller has crafted an eye-opening portrait of a mysterious woman, and "tells her engrossing story… with polish and verve, weaving history and mystery neatly together (Miami Herald).No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Drifting the River Growing up Wild in the South

By: Baldwin, Mart

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Old Fort, NC, Wolfhound Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010468

ISBN: 1888715030

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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C.S. Lewis and His World

By: Barratt, David

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA:, Eerdmans Pub Co,: 1987.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004897

ISBN: 0802836399


No flaws or blemishes. Giftable. No jacket as issued. View more info

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Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution

By: Beeman, Richard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010611

ISBN: 1400065704

Condition: New


From distinguished historian Richard Beeman comes a dramatic and engrossing account of the men who met in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 to design a radically new form of government. Plain, Honest Men takes readers behind the scenes and beyond the debate to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and, eventually, fragile consensus.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 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 for tips in the streets, squares, cafés, and military camps, while living in a succession of cheap, squalid hotels during Pi... 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 new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 280 pages with index. View more info

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This Is My Life

By: Bjorn, Thyra Ferre

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011584

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author without personalization. Signature has been neatly outlined in two-colors. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has mild shelf handling with wear on the spine tips. Spine shows sun-fading. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 191 pages. View more info

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Dear Papa

By: Bjorn, Thyra Ferre

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011585

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by the author without personalization. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has light shelf handling with minor wear on the spine tips. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 191 pages. View more info