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Galerie des Jeunes Personnes et des femmes celebres

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, B. Renault: 1836

Seller ID: 27889

Condition: Very good condition, in worm calf


223p., illus. (frontis. & 4 plates) Biographical sketches of 34 women. Scarce, only 1 copy located. View more info

Walter Muir Whitehill: a record compiled by his friends

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minot, MA, 1958

Seller ID: 34440

Condition: Very good condition


xv, 92 p. illus., ports., map (on lining papers) 24 cm Limited edition of 500 copies View more info

A collection of memorials concerning divers deceased ministers and others of the people called Quakers : in Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, and parts adjacent, from nearly the first settlement thereof to the year 1787; with some of the last expressions and exhortations of many of them.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed by Joseph Crukshank: 1787

Seller ID: 39847

Condition: Very good condition in full calf, hinges cracked


viii, 439, [1] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) Evans 20377 View more info

Days with the Great Novelists

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: CA.1910?

Seller ID: 005590

Condition: good condition, top of spine chipped, binding rubbed


u.p., illus. Biographies of George Eliot, Charles Dickens and Wm. Thackery with 12 tipped-in color plates by C.E. Brock & L. Raven Hill View more info

Four Portraits and One Subject: Bernard DeVoto. The Historian by Catherine Drinker Bowen. The Writer by Edith R. Mirrielees, The Citizen by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The Personality by Wallace Stegner.

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27571

Condition: Very good condition in fair d.j.


206 p., frontis. With a bibliography of {DeVoto's] writings prepared by Julius P. Barclay with the collaboration of Elaine Helmer Parnie. [Also a short introduction by Wallace Stegner]. View more info

The Story of John Howard: prison reformer

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1899

Seller ID: 28832

Condition: Good condition


186pp. 22 cm. View more info

A Sketch of the Life and Character of the late Dr. Monsey, physcian to the Royal Hospital at Chelsea ; with anecdotes of persons of the first rank in church and state

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the author, by J. Cooper: 1789

Seller ID: 30865

Condition: Disbound, Very good condition, lacking half-title & frontis. described in British Library copy.


86p. View more info

John Graham Brooks, Helen Lawrence Brooks, 1846-1938; a memorial

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Privately printed: 1940

Seller ID: 33152

Condition: Very good condition


63pp. 23 cm. Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press. Smith View more info

Chaim Weizmann; a biography by several hands. With a pref. by David Ben-Gurion. Edited by Meyer W. Weisgal and Joel Carmichael.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum,: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 44298

Condition: Very good condition


364 p. illus. 22 cm. View more info

History of King Charles the First of England

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: c1848

Seller ID: 34365

Condition: Very good condition


285p., illus. View more info

The History of Napoleon Bonaparte [in 4 vols.]

By: Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: c1883

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 24488

Condition: Very good condition; spine darkened


4 vols, illus. View more info

The Intellectual Follies: A Memoir of the Literary Venture in New York and Paris

By: Abel, Lionel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: c1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015424

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.


304p. View more info

Man on Fire: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: c1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 23676

Condition: Very good condition in chipped d.j.; owner name label


428 p., illus. View more info

Bialik

By: Aberbach, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: c1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007007

Condition: Very good condition very good d.j.


143p. View more info

Mr. Pepys of Seething Lane

By: Abernethy, Cecil

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: c1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012689

Condition: Very good condition


384p. A narrative biography of the diarist. View more info

T. S. Eliot : a Life

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: c1984

Edition: Book Club edition

Seller ID: 41213

ISBN: 0671530437

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.


400p. View more info

The Education of Henry Adams, an Autobiography

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: c1942

Seller ID: 23906

Condition: Very good condition in slipcase


483p., illus. Illus. by Samuel Chamberlain View more info

The Adams Family

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1930

Seller ID: 31017

Condition: Good condition


364p., illus. View more info

A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Adams, Joseph Quincy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: c1923

Edition: Students' ed.

Seller ID: 006361

Condition: Good condition


560p.,frontis. View more info

Noah Adams on "All Things Considered": A Radio Journal

By: Adams, Noah

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: c1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 27114

ISBN: 0393030431

Condition: Very good condition in good d.j.


332 p. View more info