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Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Phaidon Press: 1978

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003084

ISBN: 0714815136

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003084: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Based on the five-volume set that Saturday Review called "the art reference book of the year, " The Phaidon Encyclopedia of Art and Artists provides a comprehensive, convenient and authoritative guide for both student and general reader. The book contains: 1,618 entries * Over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists * Separate articles on mo... View more info

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Charles II: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010518

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010518: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1849. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 14 engravings, plus frontispiece (of The Dutch Squadron in the Thames). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Charles II's youth was spent in exile in France, w... View more info

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Henry IV: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010522

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010522: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1856. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 9 engravings. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Henry IV came to the throne of France during a period of terrible religious and political strife. The kingdom... View more info

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Hernando Cortez: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010523

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010523: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1856. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 15 engravings. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The career of Hernando Cortez is one of the most wild and adventurous recorded in the annals of fact or fict... View more info

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Hortense: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010524

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010524: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1870. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 11 engravings. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The career of Hernando Cortez is one of the most wild and adventurous recorded in the annals of fact or fict... View more info

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Louis Philippe: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010526

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010526: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1871. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright (except for light tanning on four pages where another paper was left inserted previously), tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 16 engravings, plus frontispiece (of Louis Philippe at the Hotel d... View more info

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Peter The Great: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010528

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010528: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1859. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 10 engravings, plus frontispiece (of a Portrait of Peter). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "By sheer force of will, Peter the Great single-handedly imposed... View more info

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Richard II: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1902

Store ID: 010532

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010532: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1858. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name neatly stamped at top of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 31 engravings, plus frontispiece (of Parley With The Insurgents). Scarce, Out Of Prin... View more info

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The Wild Blue (The Men And Boys Who Flew The B24s Over Germany 1944 - 45)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006924

ISBN: 0743203399

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006924: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. " Ambrose describes how the Army Air Forces recruited, trained, and then chose those few who would undertake the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the war. These are the boys -- turned pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners of the B-24s -- who suffered over 50 percent casualties. With his remarkable gift for bringing alive ... View more info

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The Most Beautiful Woman in the World : The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor

By: Amburn, Ellis

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Cliff Street Books - HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013608

ISBN: 0739410814

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013608: Doubleday Direct Large Print Edition. Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is lightly scuffed along edges. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "If you think you've heard everything about this silver-screen enchantress, think again. This sizzling biography recounts Elizabeth Taylor's triumphs and tragedies - from her early days at MGM to her scanda... View more info

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Works Of Fisher Ames : Two Volume Set

By: Ames, Fisher (Author) / Allen, W. B. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana, Liberty Classics: 1984

Edition: Reprint: First Printing

Store ID: 010235

ISBN: 0865970165

Condition: Fine


010235: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Fisher Ames was one of the most influential Federalist statesmen of his day, his party's greatest orator, a brilliant essayist, and perhaps the most accomplished man of letters among his contemporaries in public service. Ames was active in public life from 1787 through 1807 and a member of Congr... View more info

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My Lives

By: Arnold, Roseanne

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003300

ISBN: 0345378156

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003300: Stated First Edition (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In her explosive new book, Roseanne Arnold once again breaks the mold and does the unexpected. She's written the book that no star at the top ever dares write: she blows the lid off what it's like to make it in Hollywood from the unique perspective of being a powerful player herself." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 249 pages View more info

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Walt Whitman's Secret

By: Aronin, Ben

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Argus Books: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 004495

Condition: Very Good in Fair Dust Jacket


004495: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Book's Boards are gray cloth with dark green lettering and emblem on front and spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is heavily chipped along edges. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Tells the life of the great American poet from the time of his first New Orleans visit until shortly after the close of the Civil War. ... View more info

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Renoir's Portraits (Impressions Of An Age)

By: Bailey, Colin B. / Collins, John B.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1997

Store ID: 004451

ISBN: 0888846681

Condition: Very Good


004451: Edges of back pages are slightly wrinkled. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Throughout five decades of communicating through his painting, Renoir constantly pursued an independent vision. He was never afraid to be innovative or to break ranks with the art world's status quo. This sumptuously illustrated book is the first devoted exclusively to Renoir`s portraiture, and in it are gathered the finest examples of the portraits he painted during each period of his pr... View more info

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Gilbert And Sullivan (Their Lives And Times)

By: Baily, Leslie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003555

ISBN: 0140051066

Condition: Very Good


003555: Has "VHS" lightly stamped on front flyleaf; else would be classified as Fine Condition. "Their stormy collaboration lasted for years, producing works of fire and magic like Trial by Jury, H. M. S. Pinafore, and The Mikado - until it ended on an appropriately comic note: a quarrel over the price of a theatre carpet. Leslie Baily's scintillating book is for all who have ever been enchanted by the satire and sentiment, wit and lyricism, of this remarkabl... View more info

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Marilyn, Her Life In Her Own Words : Marilyn Monroe's Revealing Last Words and Photographs

By: Barris, George

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Birch Lane Press Book - Carol Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013927

ISBN: 1559723068

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013927: 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. Content Chapters include: "Lies, Lies, Lies" * "How I Wished I Had a Dad" * "He Put His Hand Under My Dress" * "I Would Pretend I Was Alice in Wonderland" * I Thought I Was Too Cold, Frigid" * "It's Just Too Much Sex That You Have" * "Now I'm Ma... View more info

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Bing Crosby : Pyramid Illustrated History Of The Movies

By: Bauer, Barbara

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Pyramid Publications: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003125

ISBN: 0515043311

Condition: Very Good


003125: "A mellow and legendary singer. A personality of enduring warmth and charm. A dramatic actor of surprising power. Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Bing Crosby has been all of these for several generations of moviegoers. Barbara Bauer's profusely illustrated book offers a discerning and many-sided portrait of the one and only Bing, and pays a well-deserved tribute to one of America's greatest and best loved entertainers. " If interested, I hav... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007536

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007536: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small well-repaired cut at edge of DJ. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compiled befor... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007781

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


007781: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a long well-repaired cut in front of dustjacket and the edge of pp.225-226 is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, sharp cornered and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sourc... View more info

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King Of The Gumballs

By: Becker, Lyle M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Appleton, Wisconsin, Caliana Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 002776

ISBN: 0966114302

Condition: Fine


002776: "An Entrepreneur's Spiritual Journey Building a Business While Raising Eight Kids and Surviving the Feminist Movement and a 50-Year Marriage. An entrepreneur who started in the peanut business at eighteen writes of the successes and failures in the toy and bubble gum machine business and how he grew spiritually, learning there were only successes, no failures, in life and in business." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 268 pages View more info

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Ancestors' Brocades : The Literary Debut Of Emily Dickinson

By: Bingham, Millicent Todd

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1945

Edition: Third Edition

Store ID: 005997

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


005997: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has neat bookplate, dated 1945, in upper corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has several edge chips, but has protected the book well. "The story of the first appearance of Emily Dickinson's poetry and the extraordinary human drama that brought this work to an abrupt end - told by the daugh... View more info

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The Golden Ham (A Candid Biography Of Jackie Gleason)

By: Bishop, Jim

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1956

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007348

Condition: Very Good in Fair Dust Jacket


007348: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. LCCN# 56-6680. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has several edge cuts plus a two-inch chip at the bottom spine edge. The book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light rubbing along a board's lower edge. "In his foreword, Jim Bishop says of Jackie Gleason that when the comedian read the manuscript for the first... View more info

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Celebrity Register

By: Blackwell, Earl, (Editor) / Amory, Cleveland (Introduction By)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1973

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013901

ISBN: 0671215248

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013901: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Bookjacket has some small well-repaired edge cuts. Book is in Fine Condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the third issuance of CELEBRITY REGISTER, which is published at approximately ten year intervals. It has come to be known as an invaluable adjunct to WHO'... View more info

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Bloomberg By Bloomberg

By: Bloomberg, Michael / Winkler, Matthew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Somerset, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006504

ISBN: 0471155454

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006504: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Spine is slightly cocked; otherwise boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Michael Bloomberg is the most creative media entrepreneur of our time and, with Bill Gates, perhaps the most successful. " Rupert Murdoch, Chairman Chief Executive, News Corporation "Entertaining, engaging, an... View more info

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Boitano's Edge (Inside The Real World Of Figure Skating)

By: Boitano, Brian (Author) / Harper, Suzanne (Author) / Fleming, Peggy (Introduction By)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007325

ISBN: 0689819153

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007325: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This large format, full-color photo essay is the ultimate skating book for fans ages 8 and up. In an accessible and conversational tone Brian Boitano reveals what it is like to move up through the sport and compete at an international level. Brian Boitano's personal stories and anecdotes as well as his live... View more info