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Mary Austin Holley : A Biography (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Lee, Rebecca Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1962

Seller ID: 69518

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No. 2 in Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation series, author signed on title page; DJ has some edgewear, esp at spine head, sm closed tear at top edge of front panel; spine cloth has faint soil, contents very clean, binding tight. A very attractive copy. 447 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

MARY AUSTIN HOLLEY: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Lee, Rebecca Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1962

Seller ID: 85854

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


447 pp; Tiny bit of shelf wear on spine and corners, date written in ink on title page. DJ is faded on the spine and has some general edge wear, a few short closed tears, and a small chip at the top of the spine. A nice copy in tight binding. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

NEW ORLEANS VOUDOU PRIESTESS: THE LEGEND AND REALITY OF MARIE LAVEAU

By: Long, Carolyn Morrow

Price: $24.85

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 2006

Seller ID: 96651

ISBN: 0813029740

Condition: New


295 pp; Excellent book; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

GI GENERATION: A MEMOIR (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Mathias, Frank F.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 93184

ISBN: 0813121574

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


240 pp; Author signed presentation to the previous owner, retired Herald-Leader columnist Don Edwards, also has a signed review letter from the author in rear of book. Last few ep's have a mild moisture stain in lower corner and the reverse side of the DJ also has mouisture stains, boards and DJ show light wear, else a very good copy. Binding tight, text clean. 1st Edition DJ protected in a clear Brodart cover. ; Signed by Author View more info

HENRY CLAY: SPOKESMAN OF THE NEW WEST

By: Mayo, Bernard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 94039

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


570 pp; Excellent book in dust jacket with heavy edge wear especially at the tips spine end and across the top. Chips out of the spine and tips. The book is near fine, it's the dust jacket ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

JAMES K. POLK: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY TO THE PRELUDE TO WAR 1795-1845

By: McCormac, Eugene Irving

Price: $29.50

Publisher: American Political Biography Press: 1995

Seller ID: 86333

ISBN: 0945707096

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


372 pp; Previous owner's name on front pastedown, otherwise like new. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

JAMES K. POLK: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY TO THE END OF A CAREER 1845-1849

By: McCormac, Eugene Irving

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Political Biography Press: 1995

Seller ID: 86584

ISBN: 094570710x

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


No DJ. A few pages are slightly wrinkled on the fore edge. An attractive book in tight binding. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

PRIVILEGED SON: OTIS CHANDLER AND THE RISE AND FALL OF THE L.A. TIMES DYNASTY

By: McDougal, Dennis

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Perseus Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 94216

ISBN: 0738202703

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


526 pp; Rear board is dented, minor edge wear on DJ, otherwise clean and tight. View more info

TIM COUCH: A PASSION FOR THE GAME

By: McGill, John & Dave Baker

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Champaign, IL, Sports Publishing, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 81484

ISBN: 158382037x

Condition: Fine+


215 pp; Extremely faint shelf wear to wraps, else a very attractive copy, appears unread, binding tight, pages clean & bright. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

MEMORIAL ADDRESSES ON THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF JAMES B. BECK, (A SENATOR FROM KENTUCKY), DELIVERED IN THE SENATE & HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AUGUST 23 & SEPTEMBER 13, 1890

By: Michael, W.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1891

Seller ID: 76205

Condition: Very Good-


146 pp; Boards and spine are edge worn, faint stain on rear board. Blank endpages have been torn out; previous owner's name on remaining endpage. Some foxing and toning. Still a nice copy in tight binding. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

ART AND IMAGINATION OF LANGSTON HUGHES

By: Miller, R. Baxter

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Lexington, University Press of Kentucky: 1989

Seller ID: 83639

Condition: New


149 pp; Excellent book; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

FIRST AID TO THE BATTLEFRONT: LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR VINCENT KENNETT-BARRINGTON (1844-1903)

By: Morris, Peter (Ed. )

Price: $7.85

Publisher: Wolfeboro Falls, NH, Alan Sutton: 1992

Seller ID: 24102

ISBN: 0750900164

Condition: New in New dust jacket


231 pp; An excellent copy, new. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D. A NEW EDITION, IN TWELVE VOLUMES WITH AN ESSAY ON HIS LIFE AND GENIUS (12 VOL SET)

By: Murphy, Arthur

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, E. Blackader: 1806

Seller ID: 92580

Condition: Very Good-


12 vol set in full leather bindings. Ex-library with minimal markings inside books- no markings on binding. All volumes show medium scuffing with shelf wear at the extremities, gold gilt on spines mildly rubbed, scattered light to medium foxing throughout the set, mild toning throughout, ep's all show mild soiling, previous owner's name in pencil on ffep of first vol, else a nice set. Bindings are sound and text is clean. View more info

Annie Nelles: Or the Life of a Book Agent.

By: Nelles, Annie

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Self Published: 1868

Seller ID: 70626

Condition: Good+


Edgewear, corners bumped; covers scuffed with minor soiling; cracked feps; soiling on pastedowns & feps; 3in tear in cloth lower front hinge; both hinges loose; light foxing throughout; previous owner's name on front matter; still, a good copy. Ill. 385p; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

AMERICAN MIND IN ACTION

By: O'Higgins, Harvey

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 89961

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


336 pp; Very minor shelf wear and soiling on boards and spine, title on spine is rubbed. Previous owner's name on front pastedown, light foxing on endpages and fore edges. An attractive book in tight binding. View more info

Portrait of Picasso

By: Penrose, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1957

Seller ID: 65852

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ is scuffed and edge worn. Front inner hinge is weak but binding is tight; previous owner's bookplate on inside front wrap. 96 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F. R. S. (4 volumes)

By: Pepys, Samuel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Jefferson Press:

Seller ID: 66389

Condition: Very Good


Four volume set. Very nice copy. Pages clean, bindings tight. Faint foxing on foreedges. Covers show light usual edge, corner wear, some faint discoloration on covers from age, spine paste-down lightly toned. Overall very tight, clean set. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter's Son

By: Percy, William Alexander; Percy, Walker

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 81978

ISBN: 0807100722

Condition: Very Good


347 pp; A nice solid book with light edgewear and scuffing to wraps and a lightly creased spine, But interior and text remain wonderfully clean tight and unmarked. Percy's grew up in the 'Old South' as it left its semifeudal heritage and became the unstable climate of the 1940s; his story remains to this day an intimate, honest, and soul-probing record. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

THREE SISTERS : ANN ELIZA, HESTER JANE, AND LAURA WASHINGTON

By: Perry, Hartwell J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hitchcock and Walden: 1871

Seller ID: 66651

Condition: Very Good-


Pages lightly age toned, some occasional pencil marks in text, prev owner's name in pencil on a few different pages. Some light foxing. Some pages torn, esp the last ~5 pp, some loss of text. Covers heavily soiled, heavy scuffing along edges, back edge of spine splitting, small chips missing on top, bottom of spine. 160pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

THOMAS HARDY: THE GUARDED LIFE

By: Pite, Ralph

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 86461

ISBN: 030012337X

Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket


522 pp; Tiny bot of soiling on rear panel of DJ, otherwise like new. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info