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Image for George Washington Carver: Scientist & Symbol

George Washington Carver: Scientist & Symbol

By: "McMurry, Linda O."

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", OXFORD UNIV PR: 1981

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 09T014

ISBN: 0195032055

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint wear to exterior corners. ""How did George Washington Carver, whose concrete accomplishments on paper did not amount to much more than 'doing something' with peanuts, sweet potatoes, homemade paint and recipes, come to be known as a great man who made brilliant inventions? How was it that his more significant contributions were lost in the myth-making that surrounded him?"" 367 indexed and annotated pages." View more info

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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the white House

By: "Meacham, John"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: NY, RANDOM HOUSE INC: ©2008

Edition: "(SIGNED, 1st edition/ 6th printing)"

Seller ID: 9NX005

ISBN: 1400063256

Condition: FINE/ Fine


"As new - gift quality! DJ unclipped. Biography of ""our seventh president, who was a prime creator of the presidency as the fulcrum of executive power to defend democracy…"" Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. 483 indexed pages, 9.5x6.5"" (24.1x16.5cm)." View more info

Die Welt als Wille & Wahn: Elemente zur Naturgeschichte eines Clans

By: "Meienberg, Niklaus"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Zurich, Switzerland", ©1987

Seller ID: 95H001

ISBN: 385791128X

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil and a few stains on exterior, faint curl. Reading crease on spine, rubbed edges, one bumped corner. Illustrated with many black & white photos and family tree. Extensive document section. ""Aber wenn der Clan Wille-von Bismarck heisst, und spater Rieters, Schwarzenbachs, von Weizsäckers, von Erlachs angekoppelt werden..."" Text in German." View more info

Ludwig II and his Dream Castles: The Fantasy World of a Storybook King

By: "Merkle, Ludwig"

Price: $33.95

Publisher: "Munich, Germany", 1996

Edition: (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 6-NY004

ISBN: 3765427691

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 112 pages with beautiful, full color photos throughout. Biography of the King of Bavaria known for the castles he built. Text in English. 9.5x11.25x.63" View more info

Autobiografia

By: "Mill, John Stuart"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Argentina, 1939

Edition: Tercera edicion: 1945

Seller ID: 5-3P003

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, very tanned pages, light age soil to exterior, slight tilt to spine. Owner's name on title page. Plastic cover taped to inside of covers. " View more info

Chato: O Rei do Brasil

By: "Morais, Fernando"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: "Sao Paulo, Brazil", Companhia Das Letras: 1994

Seller ID: 29H007

ISBN: 8571643962

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, and square. Rubbed cover edges, tiny crease and rip of top surface at top edge of spine covering. Interior as new. Red covers with French flaps. Biography of Assis Chateaubriand, Brazilian journalist. Text in Portuguese. 732+ indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography.6325x9x1.5" View more info

And No Birds Sang

By: "Mowat, Farley"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Toronto, ONT", 1980

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 04P004

ISBN: 0770416322

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint page yellowing and faint edgewear. ""His own war story. A gripping and powerful account of the terrible reality of combat…savage fighting in Sicily and a long, tortuous struggle through the bloody mountains of Italy…""" View more info

Milestone 50: Stories from India's Freedom Struggle

By: "Murthi, R.K."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", 1997

Edition: (reprint-1999)

Seller ID: 93T032

ISBN: 8125904743

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for inscription on first free page. 126 pages with quiz questions. Chapter book with short historical, biographical sketch and a personal story in each chapter about Indira Gandhi, Asutosh Mukherjee, Usha Mehta, Subhas Chandra Bose, Veer Savarkar, Chandrasekhar Azad, Vallabhbhai Patel, and more." View more info

Tolv pa det trettonde en berattelse

By: "Myrdal, Jan"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Uppsala, Sweden", 1990

Seller ID: 1DP013

ISBN: 9118937829

Condition: GOOD+


"As new except for faint curl and tilt but has English words written in pencil, neatly between lines. Pictorial hardcover, no dust jacket. ""en pojkskildring med rackvidd langt utanfor honom sjalv...(a boy's story with ranges far beyond himself ...)"" Autobiographical work by the son of Gunnar Myrdal. 237 pages. Text in Swedish." View more info

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Autobiography of Mark Twain

By: "Neider, Charles"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060920258

ISBN: 0060920254

Condition: GOOD


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Francis: The Knight of Assisi

By: "Nichols, Terri Vorndran"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Westlake Village, CA", 1989

Seller ID: 6-7T013

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for a crease on the bottom corner of the back cover. An illustrated, 61 page biography of St. Francis of Assisi intended for mid-level readers" View more info

Nijinsky

By: "Nijinsky, Romola"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1972

Edition: "3rd printing,1977"

Seller ID: 7-4P005

ISBN: 0671818368

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, clean but age tanned pages, light age soil and creasing to spine and covers, square. ""An intimate life of the world-famous dancer who's meteoric career ended in madness.""" View more info

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Autobiography of a Fat Bride: True Tales of a Pretend Adulthood

By: "Notaro, Laurie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Villard:

Seller ID: 9780375760921

ISBN: 037576092X

Condition: GOOD


The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club" tackles her biggest challenge yet: grown-up life. In Autobiography of a Fat Bride, Laurie Notaro tries painfully to make the transition from all-night partyer and bar-stool regular to mortgagee with plumbing problems and no air-conditioning. Laurie finds grown-up life just as harrowing as her reckless youth, as she meets Mr. Right, moves in, settles down, and crosses the toe-stubbing threshold of matrimony. From her mother's grade-school warning to avoid kids in tie-dyed shirts because their hippie paren... View more info

Travel Memories from America 1876

By: "Nyvall, Carl Johan (E. Gustav Johnson, trans.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago. IL, Covenant Press: 1959

Seller ID: 7-5T029

Condition: NEAR FINE


""" a delightful combination of nineteenth-century Swedish Americana and the critical insights of a spiritual father appraising his offspring."" The Commission on Covenant History of the Evangelical Covenant Church sponsored this translation of ""Reseminnen fran Amerika""" View more info

The Joyce We Knew

By: "O'Connor, Ulick (ed.)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Cork, Ireland", 1967

Seller ID: 29P002

Condition: VERY GOOD / No dj


"Tight, age tanned pages, clean, square. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on slight, faded spine. No dust jacket. Memoirs written by Eugene Sheehy, William G. Fallon, Padraic Colum, and Arthur Power plus biographical notes on each of the authors." View more info

G.B. Shaw (Gill's Irish Lives)

By: "O'Donovan, John"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Dublin, 1983

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-6T010

ISBN: 0717110397

Condition: FINE


"As new and unread but has hand written price on title page. 155 indexed pages. Nobel prize winning author. Born and raised in Ireland. Lived over 70 years in England becoming ""an established figure in British life, not just as a dramatist but as a leading socialist." View more info

King of the Beggars: A Life of Daniel O'Connell

By: "O'Faolain, Sean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Dublin, Ireland", 1970

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 30P002

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean and square. Owner's name and date of first title pages, 1/2"" rip on bottom edge of back cover (tape repair on inside). 338 pages" View more info

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An Autobiography

By: "Ogilvy, David"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: NY, JOHN WILEY & SONS INC: 1997

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 87H003

ISBN: 0471180025

Condition: FINE/Fine


"As new - gift quality! ""the quintessential ad man, a revolutionary whose impact on the profession still reverberates today."" tells his own story." View more info

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ou La foi au monde

By: "Onimus, Jean"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1963

Seller ID: 35P007

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, rubbed covers, age tanned pages, clean, square. Gift inscription on first free page. Biography of the French phiosopher and Jesuit priest, trained as a paleontologist and geologist. Took part in the discovery of the Peking and Piltdown Man, conceived the idea of the Omega Point, developed the concept fo the Noosphere. The clash between the priest and the scientist. 190 pages. Text in French." View more info

Sequoyah: Cherokee Hero

By: "Oppenheim, Joanne (Bert Dodson, Illus.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Mahwah, NJ", 1979 copyright

Seller ID: 0NX004

ISBN: 0893751596

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for school stamp on first free page and tape damage to top and bottom of spine. The story of the invention of the written Cherokee alphabet. 48 pages (9.25""x7.5"")" View more info