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James Dean American Icon

By: "Dalton, David"

Price: $9.68

Publisher: NY, 1984

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 4NX018

ISBN: 10312439628

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Bright, tight, clean & square. Faint edgewear to bottom. Faint curl to top corner front cover. 1 folded pg corner. 285 photo-packed pages w/stories and chronology." View more info

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The Times We Had : Life with William Randolph Hearst

By: "Davies, Marion"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345327390

ISBN: 034532739X

Condition: GOOD

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Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X


Price: $7.45

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781585423361

ISBN: 158542336X

Condition: GOOD

The subject of John Singer Sargent's most famous painting was twenty-three-year-old New Orleans Creole Virginie Gautreau, who moved to Paris and quickly became the "it girl" of her day. A relative unknown at the time, Sargent won the commission to paint her; the two must have recognized in each other a like-minded hunger for fame. Unveiled at the 1884 Paris Salon, Gautreau's portrait generated the attention she craved-but it led to infamy rather than stardom. Sargen... View more info

Motherlant ou L'Homme Encombre de Dieu avec des remarques par Henry De Motherlant de l'Academie francaise

By: "De Beer, Jean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", ©1963

Seller ID: 03T011

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest of age soil to exterior, slight curl. Reading creases on spine. Gift inscription with illegible signature for PEN conference (1963) and Jean De Beers card from same conference (enclosed). Illustrated with many back and white photos. Portrait-Dialogue. Text in French. 448 pages, 7-7/8x5-3/4"" (20x13.6cm)." View more info

Vita di Luciano de Crescenzo da Lui Medesimo

By: "De Crescenzo, Luciano"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Milan. Italy, c1989

Seller ID: 90H003

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Very Good

"As new except for slight rubbing to corners. Burgundy leather with gilt. DJ is clean and intact but has tiny rips on edges. 234 pages, 8-3/8x5-5/8"" (21.3x14.3cm). Text in Italian." View more info

Rabelais par lui-meme (collection ecrivains de toujours n°48)

By: "De Dieguez, Manuel"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1968

Seller ID: 18T005

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hinge crease, faint age soil to exterior and owner's name and date on first free page. 184 pages plus Bibliography." View more info

Correspondence Generale Premiere Partie Lettres Inedites a Louis De Narbonne Tome II Volume I

By: "de Stael,. Madame (Beatrice W. Jasinski, ed.)"

Price: $58.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1960

Edition: (signed - limited editon)

Seller ID: 97T024

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Inscription to Marc et Jacqueline Chadourne signed by editor. Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, slight curl. Sunned spine and some minor spotting on exterior page edges. 304 pages with index, 8.5x5.25"" ( 21.6x+L913.3cm) Text in French." View more info

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Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Miss Edna Mills: China's First Lady and Her American Friend

By: "De-Long, Thomas A."

Price: $16.50

Publisher: "Jefferson, NC", MCFARLAND & CO INC: 2007

Seller ID: 36H002

ISBN: 0786429801

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, faint age soil to exterior page edges, corner bump. Mayling Soong, who later became known to the world as Madam Chiang Kai-shek came to America in 1907 and in 1913 entered Wellesley College. This book traces her life long friendship with her classmate, Emma De Long Mills, through an important time in the relationship between the US and China. 252 illustrated, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

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The Year of Magical Thinking

By: "Didion, Joan"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400078431

ISBN: 1400078431

Condition: GOOD

From one of America's iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in good times and bad--that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child. View more info

Autoportrait d'une psychanalyste 19334-1988

By: "Dolto, Francoise"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1989

Seller ID: 35T010

ISBN: 2020109344

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for 2 folded pages corners, faint wear to covers, and a few tiny number on first free page. ""A quelques semaines de sa mort, Francoise Dolto evoque avec un entrain peu commun les traits saillants de son histoire personnelle. Et ce qui est capital ici, c'est qu'il s'agit d'un dialogue avec un psychanalyste, d'un echange entre psychanalystes..."" Text in French. 286 pages." View more info

How Did They Die? Vol. 2

By: "Donaldson, Norman, Donaldson, Betty"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: St Martins Mass Market Paper:

Seller ID: 9780312921545

ISBN: 0312921543

Condition: GOOD

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Doctor Tom Dooley: My Story

By: "Dooley, Thomas A "

Price: $6.89

Publisher: NY, 1964

Edition: (1st Paperback)

Seller ID: 48P041

Condition: NEAR FINE

"One-volume abridgement of: Deliver Us From Evil, The Edge of Tomorrow and The Night They Burned The Mountain. Light wear, owners name on 1st pg. Tight, bright, clean and square. " View more info

Looking Back: An Autobiographical Excursion

By: "Douglas, Norman"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, 1933

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-4H006

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, slight tilt to spine, no dust jacket. Softened spine ends, starting to fray. Rough spots inside front and back cover where book plates have been removed, Autobiography of British author (1868 - 1952) who spent his life one jump ahead of scandal and whose works and person appeared in the fiction of other prominent authors of his day (Joyce, Nabokov, Burgess, Davies). " View more info

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How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed

By: "Drakulic, Slavenka"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060975401

ISBN: 0060975407

Condition: GOOD

Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia. View more info

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A Stolen Life: A Memoir

By: "Dugard, Jaycee"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781451629194

ISBN: 1451629192

Condition: GOOD

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By: "Dunne, John gregory"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780671725143

ISBN: 0671725149

Condition: GOOD

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And So It Goes

By: "Ellerbee, Linda"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425102374

ISBN: 0425102378

Condition: GOOD

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Oscar Wilde

By: "Ellmann, Richard"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf:

Seller ID: 9780394554846

ISBN: 0394554841

Condition: GOOD

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The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Volkonsky

By: "Fairweather, Maria"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Robinson:

Seller ID: 9781841192413

ISBN: 1841192414

Condition: GOOD

Charming, intelligent, and abundantly talented, the beautiful Princess Zinaida Alexandrovna Volkonsky embodied the romantic spirit of an age that her fascinating life epitomized. At the Russian imperial court of Alexander I in the early 1800s, the young Zinaida captured the heart of the czar himself before her marriage to his aide-de-camp Prince Volkonsky took her across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars. Afterward, at the peace celebrations, she won wide praise in Londo... View more info

Martin Lutero: Un Destino (Brevarios #113

By: "Febvre, Lucien"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1983

Edition: (quinta reimpresion)

Seller ID: 5-2P013

ISBN: 9681605497

Condition: VERY GOOD

"As new except for faintest shelfwear to cover corners and 19 of 287 pages with highlighting. ""Martin Lutero es un personaje singular...Una nueva manera de pensar impuso al mundo cristiano el reformador; una forma descarnada de sentir y practicar la religion y, a la ve, represento una peculiar expresion de la rebeldia. Febvre, al descubrir al monje agustino en su plenitud, lo situa en su tiempo, ante los problemas sociales, politicos y religiosos en que le t... View more info