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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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"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

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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

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

Nadja

By: "Breton, Andre"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1975

Seller ID: 84P002

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, light age soil to exterior, tilted. Single reading crease on spine and slight wear to exterior corners. Diary. Illustrated with black and white photos. Text in French." View more info

Julien Green

By: "Brodin, Pierre"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1957

Seller ID: 97P019

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, faint curl. Sunned spine. Text in French. " 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

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The Devil That Danced on the Water: A Daughter's quest

By: "Forna, Aminatta"

Price: $14.18

Publisher: NY, 2003

Edition: (Advance Proof)

Seller ID: 53T031

ISBN: 0871138654

Condition: FINE


"""As Sierra Leone faced its future as a fledgling democracy, Mohamed Forna was a new star in the political firmament"" His daughter tells his story. As new-gift quality!" View more info

"Den Fordums Pomp Og Pragt Som Svandt: En Engelsk Diplomats Erindringer (Original title: The Vanished Pomps of Yesteryear, being some Random Reminiscences of a British Diplomat)"

By: "Hamilton, Frederick Spencer"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: "Kristiania (Oslo), Norway", 1923

Seller ID: 2NT004

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Slight softening to spine ends and slight inward curl of cover corners. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering and design on spine and front. Text block with marbled edges. Colored insert of title page which appears to duplicate original dust jacket. Owner's name and what appears to be the illustration from the original dust jacket glued onto the first free page. 258 pages. Text in Norwegian. ""Hamilton's anecdotal record of years spent in diplomatic life, particularly at Petrograd. Partial Contents: Special Mission to Rome; Easygoing Austri... View more info

Notre Vie Avec Gurdjieff

By: "Hartmann, Themas de"

Price: $17.06

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1968

Seller ID: 59T086

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Biography of Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff. Tight, bright, clean, slight ripple. Text in French." View more info

Hammarskjold

By: "Kelen, Emery"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1966

Seller ID: 5-1H006

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has slightly softened and faded spine ends. Clipped dust jacket is present but age-soiled, scratched and with small chips on spine ends. Biography of the former Secretary General of the United Nations." View more info

10 entrevistas

By: "Lopez, Manuel Avila Camacho"

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1975

Seller ID: 22Y004

Condition: FINE


"As new except for a few faint scratches on covers. 10 interviews with ""Existen personas cuyas vidas han sido capitulos, con los que se has construido la hisotria, ya sea esta politica, artistica o social"": Fulgencio Batista, Humberto de Saboya, Francois Reichenbach, Gertrude, Severo Sarduy, Costa-Gravas, Pedro Friedeberg, Leonora Carrington, Alberto Moravia, y Manuel Puig. 64 pages illustrated with black and white photos." View more info

Les Trois Dumas

By: "Maurois, Andre"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1957

Seller ID: 35T004

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, age soiled exterior with sunned spine, clean interior, slight tilt. 1/2"" split on top edge of spine hinge.Biography and literary criticism of 3 generations of the Dumas family - Les trois Dumas : le général Dumas, Alexandre Dumas, père, Alexandre Dumas, fils. 499 pages, Text in French. " View more info

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Into the Tiger's Jaw: America's First Black Marine Aviator: The Autobiography of Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen

By: "Petersen, Frnak e. "

Price: $32.95

Publisher: "Novato, CA", 1998

Seller ID: 5-DH002

ISBN: 0891416757

Condition: GOOD+


"Ex-library with all expected markings, first free page removed and ""Withdrawn"" stamp on title page. Otherwise, as new with dust jacket in protective, clear cover. An 18 year old who enlisted in Kansas in 1950 who became not only the first African American pilot in the US Marine Corps, but, to date, the only three-star general in the history of the Corps. 334 pages with central photo insert. " View more info

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Vina

By: "Thomas, K.S. (Geo Dailey, Ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: ADVANCED MARKETING TECHNOLOGIE: 2003

Seller ID: 94H022

ISBN: 1410773590

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""Rather than a clinical dissertation on child neglect and abuse, Ms. Thomas tells her story in a simple manner. Many of the readers will find themselves identifying with the nine-year old girl in the title as she struggles with the tragedies that have befallen her.""" View more info

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"Daddy's Apprentice: Incest, Corruption, and Betrayal - A Survivor's Story"

By: "Wilson, Sandy (with S.L. Bolton"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "San Jose, CA", IUNIVERSE INC: 2000

Seller ID: 94H024

ISBN: 0595135544

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""Born of incest to a brother and sister, then abandoned to the care of her grandparents, Sandy learned to forage in dumpsters for food, to dupe government caregivers, and to defraud insurance companies….""" View more info

Journal D'Une Parisienne

By: Giroud. Francoise

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", c1994

Seller ID: 90H002

ISBN: 2020134489

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ Fine


" As new except for faint spots on top edge of exterior page edges and reading crease on spine. ""Journal de la fin du siecle…"" Text in French. ISBN: 202134489." View more info

Andres Avelino Caceres (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #1)

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Peru, no date-1987?

Seller ID: 02T044

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hole in back cover, writing on last blank page. Twice President of Peru during the 19th century, General in the War of the Pacific - Short biography. 1833 - 1923. 6 pages with Bibliography. Text in Spanish. " View more info

Eighth Moon: The True Story of a Young Girl's Life in Communist China

By: Sansan (as told to Bette Lord)

Price: $4.46

Publisher: NY, 1965

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 53P015

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Sansan was four when the Communists took Tientsin...seventeen when she left China in 1962. This is her story of the years between."" Tight, yellowed pages, clean for age, square. Appears unread." View more info