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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

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

I Remember

By: "Brainard, Joe (Ron Padgett, afteword)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1995

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-4T012

ISBN: 0140245219

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for 4 pages with tiny dog-ears and faintest age soil to exterior page edges. ""Joe Brainard's memories of growing up in the '40s and '50s have universal appeal. He catalogues his past in terms of fashion and fads, public events and private fantasies, with such honesty and accuracy and in such abundance that, sooner or later, his history coincides with ours, and we are hooked.""" View more info

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Nonno's Monkey: An Italian American Memoir 1800-2004

By: "Bucher, Isabel Bearman"

Price: $7.99

Publisher: CANTARE PR: 2009

Seller ID: 5-7H002

ISBN: 0615204392

Condition: GOOD-


"READING COPY. Tight, bright and clean except for a major corner bump with a faint stain on the bottom corner has dog-eared all the pages. The author follows her Italian family (DeBernardi & Giani) from 1800 in Northern Italy to the 1940's in Branford Connecticut" View more info

Hermana de la Luna (Original title: Bound Feet and Western Dress)

By: "Chang, Pang-Mei Natasha (Christine Pina, trans.)"

Price: $20.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 95H008

ISBN: 9500816857

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint inward curl to cover corners, faint age soil to top of exterior page edges, and bookstore stamp inside... ""Había luchado para que no vendaran sus pies, siguiendo la cruel costumbre china. También tendría que luchar por una vida propia, en una sociedad donde una mujer no valía nada."" 231 pages, 8-7/8x5-7/8"" I22.5x14.5cm).Text in Spanish." View more info

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Trial by Guest: An Accurate Accounting of the Reasons Why I should Be Hung

By: "Fool, Henry Edward"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Mars Hill, NC", CREATESPACE: 2010

Seller ID: 5-8T021

ISBN: 1453790179

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear to cover corners and inscription on first free age. If you've ever though of owning a bed and breakfast, read this cautionary tale first. " View more info

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

By: "Frank, Anne (Eleanor Roosevelt, intro.) (B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday, trans.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1953

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1956)"

Seller ID: 5-5P011

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, clean, age tanned pages, slight tilt. Hinge crease, a few light surface creases, tilted spine. The classic young person's book of the Holocaust and World War II. Copies with this cover appear hard to find." View more info

Blessings in Disguise

By: "Guiness, Alec"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, 1986

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 6-1H003

ISBN: 0394552377

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest foxing on exterior page ends. Blue paper-covered boards with 1/4 lavender cloth with silver gilt lettering. The unclipped dust jacket is clean and crisp but missing a 3/8"" square chip at bottom of the back cover. 238 indexed pages. Described by the London Times as ""The wittiest, most elegant memoir to come out of the theatre in years.""" View more info

Notes of a Native New Englander

By: "Loomis, James Lee"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", 1948

Seller ID: 4N-T009

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for faint age toning of spine and part of covers. No dust jacket. 156 pages with 7 Addresses, 2 essays, 19 excerpts, and 4 poems. Photos and commentary of interest on Granby, CT, home of the author." View more info

mitt första liv: Den Gudarna Älskar Dör Inte

By: "Malmsten, Bodil"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 2004

Seller ID: 38H001

ISBN: 9188748774

Condition: FINE / fine dj


"As new - gift quality! Text in Swedish. ""handlar om min för varje dag allt mer fantastiska barndom i en by i mellersta Norrlands fjälltrakter och om min ungdom i London och Vallingby."" 229 pages, illustrated with photos and drawings." View more info

Conversaciones con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza: El olor de la guayaba

By: "Marquez, Gabriel Garcia & Mendoza, Plinio Apuleyo"

Price: $125.95

Publisher: "Bogota, Columbia", 1982

Edition: (1st Columbian edition)

Seller ID: 10T035

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight age tanning, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Appears unread but has single crease on front cover. "" Gabriel Garcia Marquez nos descubre en sus conversationes con Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza - amigo desde la juventud - los que piensa de la literatura, la fama, la politica, el poder, las mujeres... nos habla de su amistad con Fidel Castro, Torrijos y Mitterrand, y su compromiso en las defensa de los derechos humanos..."" First edition published simultaneously in Mexico and Columbia. 133+ pages including black and white photos. Text in Spanish.&... View more info

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In Search of New Horizons: A Young Girl's Journey from Nazi Germany to America

By: "McCarthy, Lore Wallburg (Jane DeMillo, ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: XLIBRIS CORP: c2009

Edition: (signed)

Seller ID: 0NT014

ISBN: 1441587225

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight curl. ""traces Lore Wallburg McCarthy's early years as the daughter of a famous Jewish movie star in Germany. As Hitler comes to power, she is mistreated and her father is eventually killed in Auschwitz. After surviving the war, she and her sister emigrate to a new life in America...""" View more info

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Atravesando Fronteras: Un Periodista en Busca de Su Lugar en el Mundo

By: "Ramos, Jorge"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, RAYO: 2003

Edition: (primera edicion)

Seller ID: 23T006

ISBN: 0060559292

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl with tilted spine. Creasing on corner of front cover and rubbing to exterior edges.""conocemos al hombre de la television al que millones de latinos e hispanoparlantes le han dado su confianza durante anos…"" 320 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

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Songs of the Fluteplayer: Seasons of Life in the Southwest

By: "Russell, Sharman Apt"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Reading, MA", 1991

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01H002

ISBN: 0201570939

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new except for small sticker mark inside front cover and tiny chip on bottom edge. DJ is unclipped.. ""speaks to the way we make connections to the land and to a chosen place…a personal memoir (of) her experiences in creating an intentional life in the remote southwestern desert...""" View more info

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The Rags of Time: A Memoir

By: "Schwartz, Susanna Jaffe"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Poughkeepsie, NY", NETSOURCE DISTRIBUTION: 2002

Seller ID: 5-1X002

ISBN: 1587768216

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for slight curl to cover corners. Signed and inscribed by the author. A mother's fight for a child with cerebral palsy. View more info

Mon Malagar

By: "Sinzelle, Lucienne"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: 2001

Seller ID: 39T012

ISBN: 2070761622

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"As new except for slight tilt, owner's name erased on first free page, and web site stamp inside front cover.. In plastic cover with ""Prix Gens de Gascogne et de Guyenne"" banner between plastic and cover. No markings in text. ""C'etait Malagar. Nous y sommes arrivés en 1929, j'avais deux ans et Lulu quatre, et j'allais vivre dans ce lieu paradisiaque les plus belles années, les plus douloureuses aussi, de ma vie."" Text in French." View more info

Sophie de Hanovre: Memoires et Lettres de Voyage

By: "Van der Cruysse, Dirk"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: France, 1990

Seller ID: 6-0H015

ISBN: 2013025835

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has slight rubbing to top and bottom of covers and a corner bump to bottom of spine which has caused a 3 cm rip on hinge (stabilized with clear tape). 304 indexed pages including Chronology, family tree and introduction. Daughter of King Frederick V of England, Princess palatine and elector of Hanover, mother of George the I of Great Britain." View more info

Maiden Voyage

By: "Welch, Denton"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Hammondsworth, UK", 1983

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 7-3T002

ISBN: 0140095225

Condition: GOOD


"Ex-library with expected markings and protective cover. Faint age toning of pages. From running away from school in England to ""his impressions of the Temple of Heaven in Peking…he reveals his unique gift for observation coupled with a brilliantly idiosyncratic appreciation..."" of the world around him." View more info

Portraits de Famille

By: Alain (Emile Chartier

Price: $13.95

Publisher: France, 1961

Seller ID: 3NT003

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean interior, light age soil to covers, square. Rough-cut page edges. Protective cover. Text in French ""On connaît les traits des parents et grands-parents d'apres un album de portraits de famille, que l'auteur de la biographie a sous les yeux…""" View more info