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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd. Peter

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York London, Nan A. Talese: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010883

ISBN: 0385497709

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 801 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated some in color; map endpages. -------- Fizzles with vitality and originality [ Sunday Times] View more info

The Miracle of Coral Gables

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, Baird-Ward: 1926

Seller ID: 010956

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Front label has color fading. 8 Full color plates by Edward A. Wilson. 4to; 10.25 inches tall; 63 pages. This was a promotional piece published during the Florida land boom of the 1920's. Beach was a noted novelist who lent his name to promote the "wide, green and gracious" city of Coral Gables. -------Several books and pamphlets were made of various design in 1926. This... View more info

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O Realismo ecologico de Maria Campos: The Ecological Realism

By: Bento, Antonio.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Rio, Brazil:, Engral,: 1981

Seller ID: 004247

Condition: Near Fine


Unused. No flaws or blemishes to book. Dust jacket light shelf handling. Text in both Portuguese and English. View more info

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Hell Riders: The True Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade

By: Brighton, Terry

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010882

ISBN: 0805077227

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 370 pages with appendix, Bibliography and Index. Period photo illustration. ---------- In Hell Riders, noted historian and Crimean War expert Terry Brighton looks, for the first time, to the journals recorded by survivors-the soldiers who did the fighting. His riveting firsthand narrative reveals the tragically inept leadership on the part of the British commander in chief, Lord Ra... View more info

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Somethin's Cookin' in the Mountains

By: Bucek, Jay (executive editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Clarksville, GA, Soque Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 006952

ISBN: 0960877045

Condition: New


Inscribed by the editor.--- No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. --- Illustrated throughout with maps and drawings. --- The recipes are indicative of "Southern home-cooking" that one might expect to find in the North Georgia mountains. As a bonus and added interest to the book, the author has taken time to include thumb-nail sketches of historical landmarks and well-established businesses, many of which contributed recipes to the book. This book should be well l... View more info

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

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The Doctrines of a Middle State Between Death and the Resurrection

By: Campbell, Archibald

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author: 1721

Seller ID: 010809

Condition: Very Good


"A work tending to Romanism but with suggestions" Bickersteth. --- "A curious work, according to Boswell, written by a learned and respectable gentleman, a non-juring Bishop."-Lowndes I, page 360. --- "A curious work with Appendix concerning the Descent of Christ into Hell. " Willis, 8. -------------- Polished and speckled calf, tooled in gilt and in blind, raised bands, red spine label, spine tooled and titled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edge... View more info

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History of the Pirates, Containing the Lives of those Noted Pirate Captains ....... To Which is Added a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies; and the Expedition of Commodore Porter. To which is added, a Description of Magadoxa, in Ethiopia

By: Charles Johnson, Captain [Daniel Defoe]*

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London and Norwich, R. Hubbard: 1814

Seller ID: 010880

Condition: Good


A variant of a popular and oft-reprinted compilation based on Johnson's classic history of the pirates. A scarce edition. ------- Bound in original mottled calf; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, toned with foxing and small stain top of text block extending less than 1/4 inches by 3 inches. Shelf handling wear. Spine with six compartments and has the red title label, though unreadable. Lacking the front free endpage. ---------- * Attribution to Defoe is based on... View more info

Alexander Hamilton

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010741

ISBN: 1594200092

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Gently handled; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. ...[N]obody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow... [The New York Times Book Review] View more info

The Night Before Christmas

By: Clement C. Moore ; Animated by Meg Wohlberg

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publishers: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010967

Condition: Very Good


Features brightly colored pictorial paper-covered boards. Very rare in this condition. The 'animated pictures' are by Meg Wohlberg the pop-ups/mechanicals are intact and working, and the Christmas tree ribbon is present. First Edition, First Printing. [thus]Spiral Binding. Unpaginated, 16 pages plus endpages. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; 7 inches wide. ------- The book shows very well, with minimal indications of age/wear, including mild shelf wear and rubbing, with minor loss... View more info

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To Cuba and Back. A Vacation Voyage

By: Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1859

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010733

Condition: Near Fine


Best known as the author of Two Years Before the Mast, Dana only authored three books and this travelogue has significance as his travels were in 1859, while the U.S. Senate was considering whether the United States should try to annex the Spanish possession of Cuba. -------------- His narrative includes his visits to Havana, a sugar plantation, a bullfight, and various churches, hospitals, schools, and prisons. Both as a writer and as a lawyer, he was a champion of the... View more info

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Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010770

ISBN: 0306816075

Condition: Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears unread with only flaw a bit of sun to top text block. 8vo; 9.5 inches; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. -------- When he died in 1877, Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the Vanderbilt dynasty, was wealthier than the U.S. Treasury. But he had nearly lost his fortune in 1856, when William Walker, a young Nashville genius, set out to conquer Central America and, in the process, take away Vanderbilt's most profi... View more info

America's Lost Plantation

By: Dellinger, Dave; Introduction by Waldo Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Glen Gardner, NJ, Libertarian Press: 1961

Seller ID: 010958

Condition: Very Good


Stapled wrapped, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Wraps has a bit of age toning. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 56 pages plus wraps. Illustrated with line drawings. [no date, 1961]. ------------ Originally published in the American magazine, Liberation. The author spent time in Cuba and discusses, in this article, both the exciting achievements of the Cuban Revolution and the major criticisms leveled at the Fidel Castro... View more info

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Long Time Gone: The Autobiography of David Crosby

By: Gottlieb, Carl ; Crosby, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010750

ISBN: 0385245300

Condition: New


Crosby is a founding member of two seminal folk-rock groups, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, and his tale is the archetypal chronicle of drugs, sex, and rock with a twist recovery from substance abuse. The narrative, like CSN&Y's best music, is a harmonic weaving of the shifting viewpoints.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Prin... View more info

The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 010963

ISBN: 0393064980

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. -------- The most entertaining and enlightening writings by the beloved paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, and celebrant of the wonder of life. View more info

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J.R.R. Tolkien Architect of Middle Earth

By: Grotta, Daniel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Philadelphia London, Running Press: 2001

Seller ID: 010884

ISBN: 0762409568

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 4to; 10.25 by 9.25 inches; 198 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated by the Brothers Hildebrant. -------- Author Daniel Grotta examines how much of Tolkien's personal experience fired his incredible imagination and led to the creation of Middle-earth and its inhabitants. This edition... View more info

The Bobbsey Twins in the Country

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 010965

Condition: Very Good


Later Printing, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, with age-toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and the only flaw is some toning. A very nice and collectible copy. Previous owner's bookplate. 7 5/8 inches tall. 218 pages. -------- Bobbsey Twins #2 originally issued in 1907. This copy probably printed in 947. ---------- The second book in The Bobbsey Twins series finds the two sets of twins experiencing life ... View more info

The Bobbsey Twins or Merry Days Indoors and Out

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Seller ID: 010966

Condition: Very Good


Later Printing, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, with age-toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and the only flaw is some toning. Previous owner's book plate. A very nice and collectible copy. Previous owner's bookplate. 7 5/8 inches tall. 218 pages. -------- Bobbsey Twins #1 originally issued in 1904. This copy probably printed in 1947. ---------- The Bobbsey Twins are the principal characters of what was, ... View more info

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A Thousand Routes Through Navarre

By: Javier Pagola Lorente

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Spain, Gobierno de Navarra: 2000

Seller ID: 010543

ISBN: 8423520056

Condition: New


A beautiful examination of the Basque region of Northern Spain. Text In English. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 4to; 11.75 inches; 231 pages. Illustrated with color photography.The history of the ancient kingdom of Navarre always has been marked by its border situation with France, Castile, Aragon, and Baskland, and the fact that it is crossed by the Way of Saint James is an additional reason for its extraordinary monumental richdom. Its beautiful towns, lik... View more info

Pine Island, the Forgotten Island

By: Jordan, Elaine Blohm

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Bookcrafters: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010959

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine in a very good dust jacket. -------- A history of Pine Island, Florida located on the east side of Pine Island Sound near Sanibel and Captiva islands. ----------- Pine Island is the largest island in the state of Florida in the United States. The island is located in Lee County, on the Gulf of Mexico coast of southwest Florida, it is also the 118th largest island in the United States. The Intracoastal Waterway passes through Pine ... View more info