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"Le Cento Grande Citta: Volume Primo - Asia, Americhe, Oceania"

By: N/A

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Milan, Italy", 1985

Seller ID: 8NT051

Condition: FINE


As new except for slight shelfwear and age-yellowed pages. Appears unread. Text in Italian. Map and 1 page portrait of each city. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060936365

ISBN: 0060936363

Condition: GOOD


Isabel Allende's sensuous novel about the mystery of memory In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment, but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060898489

ISBN: 0060898488

Condition: GOOD


In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia CD

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: HarperAudio:

Seller ID: 9780694526543

ISBN: 0694526541

Condition: very good


Internationally celebrated novelist Isabel Allende has written a magnificent historical novel set at the end of the nineteenth century in Chile -- a marvelous family saga that takes up and continues the story begun in her highly acclaimed Daughter of Fortune.Recounted in the voice of a young woman in search of her roots, Portrait in Sepia is a novel about memory and family secrets. Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that shapes her character and erases from her mind all recollection of the first five years of her life. Raised by her ambitious grandmother, the regal and commanding P... View more info

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Jack and Jackie: Portrait of an American Marriage

By: "Andersen, Christopher"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780380730315

ISBN: 0380730316

Condition: GOOD


Theirs was one of the great love stories of our time. Indeed, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, captured and have held the world's imagination as perhaps no other husband and wife in modern history. Yet despite the billions of words that have been written about this most golden of couples, the true nature of their relationship has been veiled in mystery and mystique.Until now. With stunning information from important sources, some of whom were sworn to secrecy until Jackie's death in May 1994, and previously sealed archival material, international best-selling au... View more info

Histoire d'un mariage (Original title: Portrait of a Marriage)

By: "Buck, Pearl"

Price: $6.26

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1979

Seller ID: 67p014

ISBN: 225302175x

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for fading of page edges and faint edgewear. Text in French. View more info

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Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Windham Series)

By: "Burrowes, Grace"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca:

Seller ID: 9781402263835

ISBN: 140226383X

Condition: very good


A freshly wrapped Regency Christmas romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes. What Lady Jenny wants for Christmas... For Christmas, soft-spoken Lady Jenny Windham craves the freedom to pursue her artistic ambitions, though it will mean scandalizing her ducal parents and abandoning all hope of a family of her own. She confides her plans to successful artist Elijah Harrison when he's commissioned to paint a portrait of her small nephews, because assisting Elijah will bring Jenny that much closer to her heart's desire--won't it? ...Will break both... View more info

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The Backbone of the World: A Portrait of the Vanishing West Along the Continental Divide

By: "Clifford, Frank"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780767907026

ISBN: 0767907027

Condition: GOOD


In recent years, "Los Angeles Times" writer and editor Frank Clifford has journeyed along the Continental Divide, the hemispheric watershed that spans North America from the alkali badlands of southernmost New Mexico to the roof of the Rockies in Montana and into Canada. The result is "The Backbone of the World, " an arresting exploration of America's longest wilderness corridor, a harsh and unforgiving region inhabited by men and women whose way of life is as imperiled as the neighboring wildlife. With the brutal beauty and stark cadences of a Cormac McCarthy novel, "The Backbone of the W... 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

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Montana

By: "El Badry, Hala (Nancy Roberts, trans.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Cairo, Egypt", AMER UNIV IN CAIRO PR: 2009

Seller ID: 6-1T030

ISBN: 9774162536

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""Set in the sleepy Egyptian village of Muntaha during the late 1940s, this novel paints a vibrant portrait of rural life in Egypt that is both moving and memorable."" Modern Arabic Literature." View more info

The New Disorder

By: "Forster, E. M. (Paul Cadmus, illus.)"

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, 1949

Edition: "(limited edition, first American)"

Seller ID: 0NT012

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"As new except for sun fading to staple edge. Tipped in reproduction of portrait done for this limited edition of 1200 copies. Originally written in Britain in 1941. ""From the poet-writer's standpoint all this prevalent talk about a New Order is a sheer waste of time. There will never be a new order, and there never has been an old one. The phrases are good enough for statesmen, who identify order with orders and creation with regulations, but the poet-writer must be more accurate than that..."" 14 page, staple-bound. " View more info

Ingres: the New Grosset Art Library #38

By: "Gaudibert, Pierre"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 1971

Seller ID: 38P010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for two blotches of sticker adhesive on front cover. 39 pages plus 80 full color plates 4.75x6.75"". " View more info

George Grosz: An Autobiography (Original title: Ein kleines Ja ein grosses Nein)

By: "Grosz, George"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Edition: (1st English edition)

Seller ID: 01H030

ISBN: 0025458302

Condition: FINE/Near Fine


"As new except for shadow of sticker inside front cover. DJ shows faint age soil to cream background and light shelfwear to edges. ""autobiography by one of the twentieth century's greatest satirical artists…a graphic portrait of Germany in chaos after the Treaty of Versailles...a memoir of a remarkable artist's development..."" 312 pages with illustrations, 9.25x6.25"" (23.5x15.9cm)." View more info

Attlee

By: "Harris, Kenneth"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 7-3H003

ISBN: 0393018156

Condition: GOOD-


"UGLY READING COPY. Ex-library with expected markings, first free page removed, protective cover on dust jacket. ""a fresh portrait of Labour's postwar prime minister…"" 630 indexed, illustrated pages." View more info

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America at 1750: A Social Portrait

By: "Hofstadter, Richard"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394717951

ISBN: 0394717953

Condition: GOOD


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LadyBird Johnson: A White House Diary

By: "Johnson, Lady Bird"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1971

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 99P013

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Unread and as new except for slightly skew. ""an intimate glimpse of power in its private moments…part history, part family album, part self-portrait, of an exceptional woman…"" 893 indexed pages with 8-page photo insert." View more info

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Joyce, James"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486280509

ISBN: 0486280500

Condition: GOOD


Masterpiece of semi-autobiographical fiction reveals a powerful portrait of the coming of age of a young man of unusual intelligence, sensitivity, and character. Telling portrayals of an Irish upbringing and schooling, the Catholic Church and its priesthood, Parnell and Irish politics, sexual experimentation and its aftermath, and problems with art and morality. View more info

"The Portable James Joyce: contains Dubliners, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Collected Poems, Exiles, & excerpts from other works"

By: "Joyce, James"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Viking Adult:

Seller ID: 9780670010301

ISBN: 0670010308

Condition: GOOD


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Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man (Wordsworth Classics)

By: "Joyce, James"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9781853260063

ISBN: 1853260061

Condition: GOOD


Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles. View more info

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Signet classics)

By: "Joyce, James"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: 9780451525444

ISBN: 0451525442

Condition: GOOD


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