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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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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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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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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 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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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 riverbanks, diving its springs, and exploring its underwater caves. 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

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Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full

By: Black, Conrad

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010628

ISBN: 1586485199

Condition: New


To read Black's book is to be treated like the guest at a lavish dinner party presided over by an opinionated, brilliant, mordantly amusing, powerful, and loquacious host...a `rocking, socking' (to borrow a term Nixon used to describe his more vigorous campaigns) yarn. [ New Criterion, March, 2008]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 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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Charles Darwin: The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011413

ISBN: 0679429328

Condition: Fine


Continuing where Charles Darwin: Voyaging (1995) left off, the British science historian completes her brilliant two-volume biography . . . A richly detailed, vivid, and definitive portrait with not a word wasted: the best life of Charles Darwin in the modern literature. [Kirkus Reviews]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 591 pages; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrations. View more info

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Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. 1 - Voyaging

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011602

ISBN: 0394579429

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 605 pages; with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrations. Drawing upon much new material, supported by an unmatched acquaintance with both the intellectual setting and the voluminous sources, Janet Browne has at last been able to unravel the central enigma of Darwin's career: how did this amiable young gentleman, born into a prosperous provincial English family, grow into a thinker capable of challenging the most basic principles of religion and science... 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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Ted Kennedy. Scenes From an Epic Life

By: By Award Winning Photographers and Writers of the Boston Globe.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Easton Press / Simon and Schuster: 2009

Seller ID: 010961

ISBN: 1439138060

Condition: Fine


Green leather with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Paste-on photographs front cover. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A bit of dust dulling on the top edge; Easton Bookplate attached but not written on. First Edition, thus. 4to; 10inches tall. View more info