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"The War Years 1939-1945 (The Diaries and Letters of Harold Nicolson, Volume II)"

By: "( Nigel Nicolson, ed.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, 1967

Seller ID: 4-OH007

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Book is tight, bright, clean and square with slight softening of spine ends and a single spot on to top exterior page edges. Grey cloth with gilt lettering and red end papers. Unclipped dust jacket is intact with both a price and ""A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection"" - light age soil and tanned edges with seriously sunned spine. 511 indexed, annotated pages with 10 black and white photos. Member of Parliament ""scholar, diplomat and writer..a British gentleman who looks of quality in all things and finds his greatest courage when affairs are going badly...Scatter... View more info

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Fire of the North: The Life of St. Cuthbert

By: "Adam, David"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "London, GB", SPCK: 2003

Seller ID: 19T015

ISBN: 0281055610

Condition: NEW


"Gift quality! ""vividly relates the story of this central figure in Celtic Christianity…St. Cuthbert, monk and bishop of Lindisfarne...preacher, teacher, and pastor...reputed to have gifts of prophecy and healing...…complemented throughout by prayers specially composed to help us experience the direct force of Celtic spirituality for ourselves."" 144 pages + Bibliography" View more info

Image for Henry Adams: Novels: Mont Saint Michel; The Education - Democracy: An American Novel; Esther: A Novel; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Education of Henry Adams; Poems

Henry Adams: Novels: Mont Saint Michel; The Education - Democracy: An American Novel; Esther: A Novel; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Education of Henry Adams; Poems

By: "Adams, Henry"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: LIBRARY OF AMERICA: ©1983

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 9NT040

ISBN: 0940450127

Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ


"As new except for @ a dozen folded page corners and Strand sticker inside front cover. The Education is the 1919 Pulitzer Prize winner by the grandson & great-grandson of 2 American Presidents which was originally self-published; Democracy was originally published anonymously and pirated by many; Mont St. Michel & Chartres is a classic in both art history and American literature. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine, printed endpapers, bound-in ribbon bookmark, 1246 pages, 8x5"" (20.3x13cm)" View more info

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Open: An Autobiography

By: "Agassi, Andre"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307388407

ISBN: 0307388409

Condition: very good


#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, "Open" is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, celebrity, and the game's highest honors. But as he reveals in this searching autobiography, off the court he was often unhappy and confused, unfulfilled by his great achievements in a sport he had come ... View more info

Hernando de Soto: El Amadis de la Florida

By: "Albornoz, Miguel (Jaime Torres Bodet, Prologue)"

Price: $59.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", 1971

Edition: (Signed)

Seller ID: 35T009

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Signed by author. As new except for slight foxing to exterior, top page edges and light rubbing to top and bottom cover edges. ""La figura de De Soto es trancendente para les tres Americas, tanto en su periplo centroamericano de Panama y Nicaragua, como en su destino de primer europeo en hablar al Inca y ser contemplado por el en confirmacion de las profecias andinas, y en su aventura en La Florida..."" 351 pages including Bibliogrphy. Text in Spanish." View more info

An Indian Dynasty: The Story of the Nehru-Gandhi Family

By: "Ali, Tariq (Salman Rushdie, Intro.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1985

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 09H001

ISBN: 0399130748

Condition: FINE/Fine


"As new - gift quality! ""since the departure of the British raj in 1947, India has been ruled for all but three years by a member of one remarkable family (as of 1985).""" View more info

The Alliluyev Memoirs: Intimate recollections of Svetlana Stalin's Aunt Anna Alliluyeva and Her Grandfather Sergei Alliluyev

By: "Alliluyeva, Anna & Alliluyev, Sergei (David Tutaev (ed. & trans.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 1968

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 29P003

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, slight age tanning of pages, clean and square. Faint surface creases light edgewear to top and bottom edges of covers. ""Published in Moscow in 1946, they were soon suppressed by Stalin and totally withdrawn from circulation…the only authentic documents of a family closely connected with Stalin throughout the two turbulent decades before the Russian Revolution...""" View more info

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"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris, 2005

Seller ID: 7-5T025

ISBN: 141347103x

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." View more info

Juan Santos Atahuallpa (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #29)

By: "Arenas, Mario Castro (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T038

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Leader of the rebellion 1742-1755/6 - Short biography. Mid 18th century. 58+ pages. Text in Spanish. " View more info

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"My Past Was Written, The Taking of Innocence: A Diary of child Abuse and Escape"

By: "Arnold, Arlene D."

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: 94T031

ISBN: 1403355290

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""The sixties was a time of fear, a time when you never asked questions. You did what you were told, or you were punished, beat, whipped, or whatever you would like to call it. Child abuse as the means of communication in my family, and I feared for my life..""" View more info

A Soldier in Science: The Autobiography of Bailey K. Ashford

By: "Ashford, Bailey K."

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1934

Edition: (2nd printing

Seller ID: 03H011

Condition: FINE/ Fair DJ


"As new, orange cloth with gilt lettering and design. DJ is present but spine is severely sun faded with 2 chunks missing from top edge, tattered at flap and spine hinges on back, although front is clean and somewhat shiny. ""Each year for generations, countless thousands died from a dread and terrible scourge that devastated the Indies and Southern States of America."" This the biography of the obscure Army Doctor who discovered that the cause was hookworm. 425 indexed pages, 8-3/8x5-5/8"" (21.3x14.3cm). " View more info

Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science & Technology: The Lives and Achievements of 1195 Great Scientists from Ancient Times to the Present Chronologically Arranged

By: "Asimov, Isaac"

Price: $38.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1972

Edition: "(new, revised edition)"

Seller ID: 0DH005

Condition: FINE / Good+


"Book - as new except for faint softening of spine ends - navy cloth with blue title block, gilt lettering and trim. DJ - intact and unclipped but has sunned spine, light age soil, wear to spine ends and three 1"" rips on edge (tape repaired on inside). ""Biographical entries are arranged in chronological order ( Imhotep-2980 B.C. to Sagan-1934)...numbered from 1 to 1195."" Extensive index (Abacus to Zuider Zee) keyed to biography number, as are cross-references within biographies. Table of contents is an alphabetical list of the scientists listed (Abano to Zworykin... View more info

Paginas Autobiograficas: Mariano Azuela (Coleccion Popular #134)

By: "Azuela, Mariano (Francisco Monterde, Prologo)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1974

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 17P007

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint roughnees to 1 edge of front cover. ""autobiografico escritas por el doctor Mariano Azuela desde su mocedad hasta la plenitud en que termino, con su vida, la carrera del novelista de la Revolucion Mexicana…"" Text in Spanish, 276 pages." View more info

"Jack London Echoes, Vol. IV, December, 1984"

By: "Bates, D. Michael (ed.)"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: "Chester, SC", 1984

Seller ID: 20T007

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, faint curl to outside edge. Light bump to bottom, outside corner. The final issue of this journal devoted to everything about Jack London. 124 illustrated pages." View more info

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Life's that Way: A Memoir

By: "Beaver, Jim"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 2009

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 12H010

ISBN: 0399155643

Condition: FINE / Fine


"As new - gift quality! Unclipped DJ. ""I cried over this book, but I cracked up too. It should be required reading for everyone who has ever loved anyone. Losing someone you love may be part of the deal when it comes to being human, but this book shows that real love is worth it.""" View more info

Bemelmans' La Bonne Table

By: "Bemelmans, Ludwig"

Price: $169.95

Publisher: NY, 1964

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-8H003

Condition: VERY GOOD / Good Dj


"Tight and square. Bright pages but age tanned at top exterior edges with slight foxing to side exterior edges and endpapers Clean white spine and pages. Light soil to edges of blue covers. Faint softening of spine ends. Unclipped dust jacket has shelfwear to top and bottom edges with chipping to top and bottom of spine, rubbed corners and a few tiny rips. ""His lifetime love affair with the art of dining - In his own words and his own pictures, from behind the scenes and at table"" A collection of essays...his autobiography gastronomique... the author of the children's fa... View more info

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The Children's Book of Heroes

By: "Bennett, William J., Ed. (Michael Hague, Illus.)"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, SIMON & SCHUSTER: 1997

Seller ID: 76Y027

ISBN: 0684834456

Condition: VERY GOOD/ Very Good


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Faint ripple to page bottoms, small rip on back end paper. DJ- Intact and unclipped. Light soil to back, edge rips repaired with tape on inside of DJ. ""some of the heroes in this book are real people...Others tread only the worlds of our imaginations...They give us a chance to say to children, 'Look, there is a person who has done something worth imitating.'"" Full color illustrations " View more info

A Trip into the Blue & Other Stories from the New Yorker

By: "Berczeller, Richard"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: NY, c1980

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09H015

ISBN: 0894790668

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new - gift quality! First printing as a books, all stories previously published in The New Yorker. Dr. Berczeller chronicles (his) experiences from the romantic 1920s and 30s, when he was a medical student in Vienna…through his practice as a young country doctor, his imprisonment by the Nazis, his escape to France, and finally his life in the United States...in memorable characterizations and touching episodes...""" View more info

Felix LeClerc Le roi heureux

By: "Bertin, Jacques"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Louiseville, PQ", 1988

Seller ID: 97T020

ISBN: 2890522342

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""Le biographe a su entrer dans l'intimate de son sujet avec une perspicacite et une sensibilite emouvantes."" Text in French. 315 pages." View more info

Churchill: A Study in Greatness

By: "Best, Geoffrey"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: 2000

Seller ID: 99H002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean except for faint soil to cover corners, square. ""Winston Churchill stand out in history as a man who led his country through one of its most difficult times…already recognized as the most diversely gifted man in British politics before, at...the age of 66, he suddenly emerged as a figure of world importance.."" 370 indexed pages, 9.25x6"" (23.5x15 cm).." View more info