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Dear Scott/ Dear Max: The Fitzgerald-Perkins Correspondence

By: Kuehl & Bryer Ed. )

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, ©1971

Seller ID: 99T023

ISBN: 0684135035

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"As new except for tiny chip on front corner, owner's name on first free page and tiny stain and remainder mark on exterior page edges. ""the letters…record the relationship between a great writer and an incomparable editor. From 1910 to 1940, the correspondence reveals the genesis of a talent and the progress of a career..."" 282 pages. " View more info

Die fremden Jahre: Erinnerungen an Deutschland

By: Leyens & Andor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Frankfurt, Germany", 1991

Seller ID: 6-8T013

ISBN: 3596107792

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, faint age tanning to pages edges, clean, slight flare to corners. Covers have faint surface crease and light rubbing rubbing to edges. 1 folded page corner. 120 pages. Text in German.""The Foreign Years: Memories of Germany"" Contents: ""Unter dem NS-Regime 1933-1938, Erlebnisse und Beobachtungen"" by Erich Leyens; ""Memoiren einer unbekannten Schauspielerin, oder Ich war nie ein Bernhardiner"" by Lotte Andor."" = ""Under the Nazi regime 1933-1938, experiences and observations"" by Erich Leyens; ""Memoi... View more info

Vivienne: The Life and Suicide of an Adolescent Girl

By: Mcak & Hickler

Price: $4.46

Publisher: NY, 1981

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 58P044

ISBN: 0451626648

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean, curled. Spine and cover creasing. Edgewear. Rip at spine bottom. 1 folded page corner. ""Fourteen-year-old Vivienne Loomis seemed to have everything to live for. Yet...Vivienne..hanged herself…""" View more info

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How to be Lovely: The Audrey Hepburn Way of Life

By: Melissa Hellstern

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Dutton:

Seller ID: 9780525948230

ISBN: 0525948236

Condition: very good

"Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book and remembering- because you can't take it all in at once." --Audrey Hepburn On many occasions, she was approached to pen her autobiography, the definitive book of Audrey Hepburn, yet she never agreed. A beloved icon who found success as an actress, a mother and an humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn perfected the art of gracious living. More philosophy than biography, How to Be Lovely revisits the many interviews Audrey gave over the years, allowing ... View more info

Lettres Persanes

By: Montesquieu

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", c1964

Seller ID: 09P003

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean & square but has underlining and notes in margin. ""Chronologie et preface par Jacques Roger"" 251 pages. Text in French" View more info

The Royal Wedding: Photograph Album

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Norwalk, CT", ©1981

Seller ID: 9NY012

Condition: FINE/Near Fine slipcase

"109 page wedding photo album of Charles and Diana's wedding. A running commentary of the town, the crowds, the relatives, the ceremony and of Prince Charles and Lady Diana's lives, courtship and wedding. Book is as new, with ribbon marker. Slipcase shows light age soil and a small rip along cover of bottom seam. 10.75x12"" (27.3x30.5cm)." View more info

Andres Avelino Caceres (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #1)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Peru, no date-1987?

Seller ID: 02T044

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hole in back cover, writing on last blank page. Twice President of Peru during the 19th century, General in the War of the Pacific - Short biography. 1833 - 1923. 6 pages with Bibliography. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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The Insanity File - the Case of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Neele &McMurtry

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Carbondale, IL", SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR: 1993

Edition: (7th printing)

Seller ID: 15H003

ISBN: 0809318954

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint spot on bottom edge of front cover. ""One of the saddest stories in the Lincoln family saga unfolds in detail…the 1875 jury trial to declare Mary Todd Lincoln insane and the role played in it by Robert Todd Lincoln, her firstborn and only surviving son..."" 203 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

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"Walter M. Miller, Jr.: A Bio-Biography (Bio-Bibliographies in American Literature, Book 3)"

By: Robertson & Battenfeld

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Greenwood Press: 1992

Seller ID: 7-5H016

ISBN: 031327651X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for light corner crease to 5 pages. No dust jacket, as published. ""essential for those interested in... the elusive Miller (A Canticle for Leibowitz) and the history of science fiction."" Contains a full listing of his work and location of his short stories (magazine issue or anthology). 149 pages of detail." View more info

Eighth Moon: The True Story of a Young Girl's Life in Communist China

By: Sansan (as told to Bette Lord)

Price: $4.46

Publisher: NY, 1965

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 53P015

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Sansan was four when the Communists took Tientsin...seventeen when she left China in 1962. This is her story of the years between."" Tight, yellowed pages, clean for age, square. Appears unread." View more info

Police Secours ou les nouveaux mysteres de Paris

By: Simenon

Price: $49.95

Publisher: 1998

Seller ID: 20M001

ISBN: 0842053524

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Text in French. 93 Pages including ""Sentir les hommes"" (Jose-Louis Bocquet) +""Vie de Georges Simenon"" + ""Resperes bibliographiques""" View more info

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George III's Children

By: Ven Der Kiste

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, 1999

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 26T001

ISBN: 0750922338

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""the relationships among the 15 children of King George III of England and Queen Caroline (of England)…chronological recounts the life of the family…and the extraordinary mess that the king's cons made of their lives…"" 204 indexed, illustrated pages." View more info

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Infinitude of the Private Man

By: York and Spaulding

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Chicago, IL", Wrightwood Press: 2008

Seller ID: 7-NH021

ISBN: 0980119006

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faint surface crease to bottom corner of front cover. 253 annotated pages including Chronology and Bibliography. ""this biography takes a fresh look at Emerson through his Journals to trade the story of his own self-development, and the hidden life's work that makes him as relevant to our time as to his own.""" View more info