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Ava's Man

By: Bragg, Rick

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 002769

ISBN: 0375410627

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002769: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Editorial Review from Publishers Weekly: "Following up his bestselling memoir, All Over But the Shoutin', Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bragg again creates a soulful, poignant portrait of working-class Southern life by looking deep into his own family history. This new volume recounts the life of his maternal grand father, Charlie Bundrum, who died in 1958, one year before Rick was born. Lacking a grandfather, the New York Times reporter sets out to build one "from dirt level, using half-forg... View more info

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Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me

By: Brando, Marlon / Lindsey, Robert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005730

ISBN: 0679410139

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005730: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is Marlon Brando's own story, and his reason for telling it is best revealed in his own words. To date there have been over a dozen books written about Marlon Brando, and almost all of them have been inaccurate, based on hearsay, sensationalist or prurient in tone. Now, at last, fifty years after his first appearance onstage in New York City, the actor has told his life story, with the help of Robert Lindsey. The result is an extraordinary book, at once a funny, moving, absorbing, ribald, angry... View more info

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Norman Rockwell * A Sixty Year Retrospective

By: Buechner, Thomas S.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N. Abrams Publishers: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001582

ISBN: 0810920492

Condition: Very Good


001582: "Catalogue of an Exhibition Organized by Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York, with Text by Thomas S. Buechner. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x 11.75 in.: 155 pages View more info

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In The Presence Of My Enemies

By: Burnham, Gracia / Merrill, Dean

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002768

ISBN: 0842381384

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


002768: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A gripping account of the kidnapping of American missionaries and their year of terror in the Philippine jungle. " Original owner's name stamp has been whited out on inside of covers. "Soon after September 11, the news media stepped up its coverage of the plight of Martin and Gracia Burnham, the missionary couple captured and held hostage in the Philippine jungle by terrorists with ties to Osama Bin Laden. After a year of captivity, and a violent rescue that resulted in Martin's death, the ... View more info

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Martha Inc. (The Incredible Story of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia)

By: Byron, Christopher M.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, John Wiley & Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007308

ISBN: 0471123005

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007308: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The story of Martha Stewart is the story of an incredible woman who had the brains to recognize opportunities when they dropped in her lap and who had the drive, energy, and determination to turn them into unprecedented success by gathering around her, and often ruthlessly exploiting, the talents, and sometimes even the loyalty of many people. The less visible s... View more info

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Inside: A Public And Private Life

By: Califano, Joseph A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Public Affairs: 2004

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003707

ISBN: 1586482300

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003707: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A history, memoir, and profoundly revealing personal drama of a powerful figures involved in many defining events of the last half-century. Inside is a tale of how ambition, tenacity, and courage, guided by a deeply held faith, can change the world - from the inside. ": 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 539 pages View more info

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Light For The Night In Europe (Reflections On A Lifetime Of Ministry)

By: Campbell, Robert J.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Robert J. Campbell (The Author): 1999

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 003579

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


003579: No Jacket as Issued. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Contains an hard-written inscription to the original owners by the author, signed "Dr. Bob" on the Dedication Page. Foreword by Billy Graham. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Signed by Author: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 363 pages View more info

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Dan Rice : The Most Famous Man You've Never Heard Of

By: Carlyon, David

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, New York, PublicAffairs: 2001

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 012698

ISBN: 1891620576

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012698: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, David Carlyon and dated (July 13, 2002) on Title Page. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This brilliant, richly illustrated biography of a 19th century performer introduces readers to the most famous American they've never heard of, while exploring the history of entertainment and the cult of celebrity. Circus clown and presidential candidate: A 21st century punch line, tha... View more info

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Tales From The Cubs Dugout (A Collection Of The Greatest Cubs Stories Ever Told)

By: Cava, Pete

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Champaign, Illinois, Sports Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003287

ISBN: 1582614970

Condition: Very Good


003287: Lower corner of front cover is creased. Has inscription of original owner on inside of front cover. "Featuring stories and anecdotes from the illustrious century-and-a-quarter history of the Chicago Cubs, Tales From The Cubs Dugout is sure to delight fans from 9 to 90. Whether you're old enough to remember Hack Wilson or just started thrilling to the exploits of Sammy Sosa, you'll enjoy reading about both the on-field and off-field antics of your heroes. ": 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 274 pages View more info

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Do-Gooders : How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim To Help -- And The Rest Of Us

By: Charen, Mona

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sentinel - Penguin Group: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003648

ISBN: 1595230033

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003648: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Liberals from Washington, D. C. , to Hollywood, from our major news organizations to our leading universities, are convinced that they know what's best for America's poor and middle class. And they are equally convinced that anyone who disagrees with them isn't just wrong, but morally inferior, cold hearted ... And maybe even evil. " Front Board has a small dent in upper edge; else book would be classified as in Fine Condition.: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 269 pages View more info

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The Letters Of John Cheever

By: Cheever, Benjamin (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001023

ISBN: 0671628739

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001023: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Novelist, short-story writer, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, John Cheever is one of America's most significant literary figures. At his death in 1982 he left an enduring body of published work which both perfectly captures the lives of a class of men and women in the middle of our century - their aspirations and tribulations, their peccadilloes as well as their graver sins - and elevates those same lives to the transcendent level of myth. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 397 pages View more info

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Every Man A Tiger

By: Clancy, Tom / Horner, Chuck

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002667

ISBN: 0399144935

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


002667: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Every Man A Tiger is a ground-breaking exploration of the art of war - a look deep into modern air power, as seen through the eyes of one of its most outstanding commanders. ": 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 564 pages View more info

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Elvis Presley (Unseen Archives)

By: Clayton, Marie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bath, United Kingdom, Paragon Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003910

ISBN: 0752583352

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003910: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Many, many color and black & white photographs throughout the book. "Charts the life and achievements of the boy from Tupelo, Mississippi, from his first taste of fame in the early 1950s to his untimely death in 1977. Over 400 fabulous photographs document the important events in his life and career; his early concerts, the movies, his time in the army, his marriage to Priscilla and the birth of his daughter Lisa Marie, the resurgence of his career in the 1970s with the Las Vegas shows, and the gradual decline in his health. &#... View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005413

ISBN: 1858940192

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005413: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collections of his friends & patrons - and an accompaniment to a travelling exhibition of sixty-five drawings, as part of the celebrati... View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005414

ISBN: 1858940192

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005414: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collections of his friends & patrons - and an accompaniment to a travelling exhibition of sixty-five drawings, as part of the celebrati... View more info

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Poussin Works On Paper (Drawings From The Collection Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)

By: Clayton, Martin

Price: $33.50

Publisher: London, England, Merrell Holberton: 1995

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005415

ISBN: 1858940192

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005415: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Poussin's drawings are concerned mostly with the development of compositions, rather than with exploring individual poses or catching particular motifs. This book is both a catalogue of the drawings by Poussin and his circle in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle - one of the world's most important holdings of drawings by Poussin, with a provenance going back to the collections of his friends & patrons - and an accompaniment to a travelling exhibition of sixty-five drawings, as part of the celebrati... View more info

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Generation (The 17th Century Scientists Who Unraveled The Secrets Of Human Reproduction)

By: Cobb, Matthew

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005419

ISBN: 1596910364

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005419: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First U. S. Edition, Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Generation is the story of the exciting, all but forgotten decade when four men - Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary; Nils Stensen (also known as Steno) , a Danish anatomist who first discovered the human tear duct; Reinier de Graaf, the attractive and brilliant son of a rich and successful Catholic architect; and Antoni Leeuwenhoek, a self-taught draper - dared to challenge thousands of years of orthodox think... View more info

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The Trials Of Lenny Bruce (The Fall And Rise Of An American Icon)

By: Collins, Ronald K. L. / Skover, David M.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Naperville, Illinois, Sourcebooks: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006483

ISBN: 1570719861

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006483: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. With unopened One-Hour CD, which includes Lenny Bruce's notorious routines and excepts from Lenny's never-before-released secret trail tapes; narrated by Nat Hentof. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (LB 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "Lenny Bruce’s words had the power to provoke laughter and debate—as well as shock and outrage. It was the force of his voice that would place him on the wrong side of the law in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. The first carefully documented account of Lenny Bruce’s... View more info

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Barabbas (A Dream Of The World's Tragedy)

By: Corelli, Marie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The American News Company - J. B. Lippincott Company: 1893

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003796

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


003796: No Jacket as Issued. "A Special Edition Limited to One Hundred Thousand Copies." Boards are dark green cloth with dark red lettering and lines/symbols on front and spine. Pages are clean and sharp cornered. Spine is slighly separated at third page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book: 4.75 x 7.25 in.: 317 pages View more info

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When John And Caroline Lived In The White House

By: Coulter, Laurie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Hyperion Books - Madison Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003094

ISBN: 0786806249

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003094: First Printing (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "This evocative book combines reminiscences, memorabilia, and rarely seen photographs to bring to life the story of the most famous children ever to live in the White House. From John's first steps to his poignant farewell salute, from Caroline greeting her new baby brother to clasping her widowed mother's hand on the steps of the Capitol, the storied Kennedy era is touchingly recreated for a new generation. " Copy has original owners name on front and back inside covers. Otherwise would... View more info

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A Widow, A Chihuahua, And Harry Truman (A Story Of Love, Loss, And Love Again)

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003471

ISBN: 0062516728

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003471: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has small black remainder mark on bottom. "For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this story is all too familiar. Having lost her husband to cancer, Mary Beth Crain struggled to cope with the ensuing grief. Mary Beth named the puppy Truman, after her idol, former President Harry S. Truman, whose down-to-earth wisdom she had often turned to during life's hard times. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 202 pages View more info

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Frederic Remington

By: Craze, Sophia

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Crescent Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition: Sixth Printing

Store ID: 011074

ISBN: 0517675978

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


011074: "With nearly 70 full-color and 25 black-and-white illustrations, this volume exhibits some of the finest Remington drawings, paintings, and sculpture which are part of an invaluable record of America's last frontier." Content Chapters include: Introduction * Military Scenes * Cowboys And Other Frontiersmen * Indians * Sculptures * List Of Color Plates. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light bumping of top of spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 10.5 x 14.5 in.: 112 pages View more info

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The Story Of Bing Crosby

By: Crosby, Ted (Author) / Hope, Bob (Foreword By)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003896

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


003896: Book is Forum Edition. Pages are foxed/browned, corners of boards and spine are rubbed. Pages and black and white pictures of the Crosby family are clean, unmarked, and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The deep thinkers, in reading this life of Bing, will probably see once more the rags-to-riches theme that is so inherently American. And you really don't have to be a very deep thinker to see it in Bing. Frankly, the richer he gets, the raggeder he gets. You heard, of course, about his getting the box from Poland. And, by the way, have you heard about his hair? Ha ...... View more info

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Wagner - The Man And His Music

By: Culshaw, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. - Metropolitan Opera Guild: 1978

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005895

ISBN: 0525229604

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


005895: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Presents a lively text and over 150 historic photographs and drawings - many in full color - to document the life and work of the master of Bayreuth. Also included in this brief but authoritative biography are the stories of each of Wagner's operas with notes on the casts and conductors of the world premieres and Metropolitan Opera premieres. ": 7.25 x 9 in.: 181 pages View more info

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Stories Of The English Artists (From Van Dyke To Turner 1600-1851)

By: Davies, Randall (Compiler) / Hunt, Cecil (Compiler)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1938

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005914

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


005914: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Frontispiece is "Portrait Of The Artist (self-portrait by William Hogarth)". Volume contains four Color illustrations and 24 Half-tone ones. First few pages have a brown stain at upper edge. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. No writing or other marks are found on any pages. "Throughout, the chief interest lies in the trifling personal details, anecdotes, scrapes of gossip, notes of conversations, and the like, which enable us to form some idea of the characters, habits, and thoug... View more info