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By: "Cooper, Sir Alfred Duff"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, 1964

Edition: "(reprint, 1971"

Seller ID: 6-7T002

ISBN: 0224601326

Condition: GOOD+

"READING COPY. Interior - tight, bright, clean and square. Covers are scruffy with creasing, sunning and a few rips. 399 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: "Corbett, Jim"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Seller ID: 6-4P004

ISBN: 0553229419

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, age toned pages, clean and square. Rubbed back cover and slight rubbing to cover edges. Binding crease on spine. Appears unread. Crisp, clean covers. ""The world's greatest tiger hunter tells his own extraordinary story"" 186 pages including glossary." View more info

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Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

By: "Cox, Lynne"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780156031301

ISBN: 0156031302

Condition: very good

Now in paperback, with photos and maps added especially for this new edition, here is the acclaimed life story of a woman whose drive and determination inspire everyone she touches. Lynne Cox started swimming almost as soon as she could walk. By age sixteen, she had broken all records for swimming the English Channel. Her daring eventually led her to the Bering Strait, where she swam five miles in thirty-eight-degree water in just a swimsuit, cap, and goggles. In bet... View more info

San Martin de Porres (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #31)

By: "Crespo, Pedro Rodriguez (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T036

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, bright, clean and square. Dominican cooperator brother who was beatified in the year 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI and canonized in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. - Short biography. 1579 -1639. 64 pages. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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Lakota Woman

By: "Crow Dog, Mary, Erdoes, Richard"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060973896

ISBN: 0060973897

Condition: GOOD

A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world. View more info

Mary Elizabeth Hawley

By: "Cruson, Daniel"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Newtown, CT", 1992

Seller ID: 4-DT038

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest soil to exterior. 20 page staple-bound booklet reprinted from 1992 issue of ""Rooster's Crow"", the newsletter of the Newtown (CT) Historical Society. 8 photos and family tree from Judge William Edmund (1755-1838) to Mary Hawley (1857 - 1930)" View more info

Super Groups

By: "Dagnal, Cynthia"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1981

Seller ID: 62P014

ISBN: 0448172283

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, yellowed, light age soil, slight tilt. Edgewear, light creasing. The lives of the Rock and Roll Musicians of the '70s: Foreigner; the Care; Aerosmith; Cheap Trick; Styk; The Knack; The Electric Light Orchestra; Pink Floyd; The Talking Heads; Van Halen; The clash; The Pretenders" View more info

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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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years

By: "Delany, Sarah L., Elizabeth, A. Delany, Hill, Amy Hearth"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440220428

ISBN: 0440220424

Condition: GOOD

Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh, and embrace life after over a hundred years of living side by side. Their sharp memories show us the post-Reconstruction South and Booker T. Washington; Harlem's Golden Age and Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. Bessie breaks barriers to become a dentist; Sadi... 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