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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007479

ISBN: 0813529360

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007479: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge (The Creation And Mass Consumption Of A Personality Cult)

By: Schrift, Melissa

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 007480

ISBN: 0813529360

Condition: New with no Dust Jacket


007480: BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but book has no bookjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966, the regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the 'Mao badge', a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, su... View more info

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The Random House Book Of Sports Stories

By: Schulman, Lester M.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006921

ISBN: 0394828747

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006921: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Picked for their variety and their literary quality, they (the stories) range from Ring Lardner's hilarious yarn about a girl-struck rookie pitcher to Bruce Brooks's gripping account of racism on a high school basketball court to Gerald Kersh's tragicomic saga of a match between wrestlers born forty years apart. Some of the finest authors of the twentieth century - including E... View more info

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It Doesn't Take A Hero (The Autobiography)

By: Schwarzkopf, H. Norman / Petre, Peter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Linda Grey - Bantam Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003520

ISBN: 0553089447

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


003520: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a dark stain on the inside spine area; it does not show through. "Here is the story of Norman Schwarzkopf's boyhood years in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, during World War II, the child of a military man who organized the state police, led the Lindbergh kidnapping investigation and taught his only son his first lessons in leadership; a portrait of a unique adolescence spent in the Middle East ... View more info

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Slide Rule : The Autobiography Of An Engineer

By: Shute, Nevil

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, England, Vintage Classics: 2009

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012622

ISBN: 0099530171

Condition: Fine


012622: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This autobiography charts Chute's path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer working at the forefront of the technological experimentation of the 1920s and '30s." : 5 x 7.75 in.: 249 pages View more info

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Sosa: An Autobiography

By: Sosa, Sammy / Breton, Marcos

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003311

ISBN: 0446527351

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003311: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In 1982 little Sammy Sosa was a skinny teenager in the Dominican Republic, scrambling to feed himself and his family, shining shoes, washing cars, and doing anything he could to survive another day. He didn't have much time for baseball. Sixteen years later, Sammy was engaged in the most titanic sporting duel of the last half century: a home run race with slugger Mark McGwire to smash Roger Maris's recor... View more info

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The Millionaire Mind

By: Stanley, Thomas J.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2000

Edition: Sixth Printing

Store ID: 003282

ISBN: 0740703579

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003282: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The runaway best-seller The Millionaire Next Door, written by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley, told us who America's wealthy really are. The Millionaire Mind tells how they got there, and how to become one of them. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 406 pages View more info

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The Will Rogers Scrapbook

By: Sterling, Bryan B. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005403

ISBN: 0448123622

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005403: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Foreword by James Blake Rogers. "A Nostalgic Return to Will Rogers' America * Plus 100 Photographs and Exclusive Interview with Some of Rogers' Famous Friends. Share memories of Will Rogers with Joel McCrea, Peggy Wood, Dorothy Stone Collins and Charles Collins, Lew Ayres, Hal Roach, Sr. , Irene Rich, Evelyn Venable Mohr and Hal Mohr, Patricia Ziegfeld St... View more info

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Gloria Stuart: I Just Kept Hoping

By: Stuart, Gloria / Thompson, Sylvia

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Little Brown & Co: 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002767

ISBN: 0316815713

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


002767: Stated First Edition, (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Original owner's name has been whited out on inside of front cover. "And it is an inspirational story as well, for Gloria is a woman who has refused to let obstacles and disappointment hold her back. She has continually reinvented herself - as an actress, a political activist, an artist. Throughout Gloria Stuart's long life, she has never stopped hoping 'for ... View more info

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Paganini (The Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers)

By: Sueden, John

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Omnibus Press: 1986

Store ID: 003242

ISBN: 071190264X

Condition: Very Good


003242: "Paganini's contemporaries called him the Devil's Fiddler, having no other way to account for his astonishing technique. One of the first of the great international violinists, his dazzling career resulted from an exceptional talent, both as virtuoso violinist and composer. The carefully researched text is filled with illustrations, many not previously published. In addition there are fascinating reproductions of concert announcements, drawings and portraits ... View more info

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A Study Of Thomas Hardy

By: Symons, Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, England, Chas. J. Sawyer, Grafton House: 1927

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010252

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010252: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. This edition was limited to 350 numbered copies, of which this copy is no. 337. Published in "MCMXXVII" (1927). Contains a Portrait of Hardy by Alvin Coburn as the tissue-protected frontispiece. Binding is dark red spine and boards with gilt lettering. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 7 x 8.75 in... View more info

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Monet

By: Taillandier, Yvon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Store ID: 004058

ISBN: 0517088851

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


004058: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has gift inscription to original owner dated 1990 in upper corner of front flyleaf. "A succinct yet informed study of the artist's life and work. Among the beautifully reproduced pictures are some of Monet's most celebrated works, as well as lesser-known paintings that shed light on his art and its tremendous influence. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 96 pages View more info

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Saint Ignatius Loyola

By: Thompson, Francis (Author) / Pollen, John H. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd.: 1909

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010233

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010233: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. From Novitiate Library, so has name stamps and library markings. Edging slightly starting to separate at front flyleaf and boards are lightly rubbed at corners and edges. Contains 100 illustrations. "A characteristic of St. Ignatius, not remarked by our author, is the attraction that he, like Mary Queen of Scots, exercises on biographers. The reason for this attraction is not... View more info

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Rosebud: The Story Of Orson Welles

By: Thomson, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Borzoi Book - Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 005736

ISBN: 0679418342

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005736: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Is written as a story, one that summons up the man and the artist and does justice tot he genius and the fraud; the man of the world and the solitary; the spoiled kid and the sage; the infant prodigy; the chronic fabricator of his own legend; the boy who flirted with homosexuals; the ladies' man; the youth who took Broadway and radio by storm, and rocked the nation in 1938 wit... View more info

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Spencer Tracy (Pyramid Illustrated History Of The Movies)

By: Tozzi, Romano

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Pyramid Publications: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 003124

ISBN: 0515032468

Condition: Very Good


003124: "As 'buddy' to Clark Gable or lover to Katharine Hepburn, whether playing engaging rogues or baffled fathers, Spencer Tracy conveyed a rugged warmth and believability few actors could match or even approach. Romano Tozzi's perceptive, profusely illustrated book covers Tracy's personal life and film career, examining the over eighty movies that kept him a major star for nearly four decades. " If interested, I have several books in this Series, including: B... View more info

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I Ain't Got Time To Bleed (Reworking The Body Politic From The Bottom Up)

By: Ventura, Jesse

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Villard Books: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 003112

ISBN: 0375503323

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003112: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Original owner's name is printed on front flyleaf. "Jesse Ventura reveals the secrets of his stunning electoral success and amps his innovative strategies for pioneering a new era in American government. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 208 pages View more info

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Fire And Air : A Life On The Edge

By: Wagstaff, Patty / Cooper, Ann L.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Review Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 012455

ISBN: 1556523106

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012455: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Patty Wagstaff has made it to the top in aerobatics, one of the most dangerous and demanding sports in the world. Within five years of earning her pilot's license and only three years after her first aerobatic lesson, Patty earned a place on the U.S. Aerobatic Team. In less than fourt... View more info

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Father, Son & Co. (My Life At IBM And Beyond)

By: Watson, Thomas / Petre, Peter

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002665

ISBN: 0553070118

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002665: First Printing (0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped. "In the course of sixty years, Thomas J. Watson Sr. And his son, Thomas J. Watson Jr., together built the colossus that is IBM, one of the largest and most profitable business enterprises on earth. This is their story." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 468 pages View more info

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Van Gogh

By: Wheldon, Keith

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Smithmark Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005621

ISBN: 0831791241

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005621: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket has short, well-repaired with archival tape, cut at top edge near spine. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "For this new large-format book, 120 of Ban Gogh's best loved works and many fascinating lesser-known paintings have been chosen. Each is reproduced in full color, described in detail, and placed in the context of Van Gogh's whole oeuvre. VAN GOGH brings fresh insight into one of the world's most popular... View more info

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Foxfire, Volume 2 : Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making, And More Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Anchor Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011941

ISBN: 0385022670

Condition: Fine


011941: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Maude Shope * Sourwood Honey * Beekeeping * Spring Wild Plant Foods * Happy Dowdle * Making an Ox Yoke * Wagon Wheels and Wagons * Making a Tub Wheel * Making a Foot-powered Lathe * From Raising Sheep to Weaving Cloth * How to Wash Clothes in an Iron Pot * Anna Howard * Midwives and Granny Women * Old-time Burials * Boogers, Witche... View more info

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Patriots And Redeemers In Japan (Motives In The Meiji Restoration)

By: Wilson, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University Of Chicago Press: 1992

Store ID: 004620

ISBN: 0226900924

Condition: Fine


004620: BRAND New, Still In Original Shrink-Wrap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this concise but ambitious historiographical essay, Wilson argues for an approach to the Meiji Restoration that emphasizes multiple lines of motive and action. This study forgrounds the classic contest of agency versus structure, focusing on the actors in Meiji Restoration history rather than the institutions through which they acted. ": 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 218 pages View more info

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Sister Brother: Gertrude And Leo Stein

By: Wineapple, Brenda

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004055

ISBN: 0399141030

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004055: First Printing (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In a fascinating dual biography of these two American expatriates, Brenda Wineapple tells the story of a powerful, poignant relationship rooted in love, longing, and smoldering rivalry, a relationship so profound that when it ruptured in 1914, sister and brother never spoke to each other again. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 514 pages View more info

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Maestro (Greenspan's Fed And The American Boom)

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002766

ISBN: 0743204123

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


002766: First Printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Maestro traces a fascinating intellectual journey as Greenspan, an old-school anti-inflation hawk of the traditional economy, is among the first to realize the potential in the modern, high-productivity new economy - the foundation of the current American boom. Woodward presents the Greenspan years, 19878 - 2000, as a gripping narrative, a remarkable portrait of a ... View more info

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The Agenda (Inside The Clinton White House)

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003480

ISBN: 0671864866

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003480: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election, conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Bob Woodward has discovered how the Clinton White House really works. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9 in.: 352 pages View more info

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Shadow (Five Presidents And The Legacy Of Watergate)

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 004257

ISBN: 0684852624

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004257: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The Watergate scandal, and the remedies against future abuses of power, would have an enduring impact on presidents and the country. In SHADOW, Bob Woodward takes us deep into the administrations of Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton to describe how each discovered that the presidency was forever altered. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 592 pages View more info