Memoirs

Memoirs

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Farewell Thou Busy World, Bradley, John Hodgdon
1 Bradley, John Hodgdon Farewell Thou Busy World
Los Angeles, CA Primavera Press 1935 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Paul Landacre 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light foxing / toning to the top edge of the front and rear boards. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is some light foxing to the top edges of the text pages. "Sooner or later most men find themselves groaning under the weight of civilization; yearning to escape the ambitions, obligations, and repressions of human society." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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CALABRIAN TALES A Memoir of 19th Century Southern Italy, Chiarella, Peter
2 Chiarella, Peter CALABRIAN TALES A Memoir of 19th Century Southern Italy
Oakland, CA Regent Press 2002 1587900300 / 9781587900303 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This edition is paperback. "Calabrian Tales ia a unique story of inexplicable injustice and poverty, avarice and survival based on true family incidents that were revealed to the author in his youth. The book's chief character is the author's great aunt, Marianna, who becam the mistress of a wealthy noble. The lifestyle she adopted repeatedly shamed her relatives until living in Italy became unbearable for them. Eventually, the author's father, Raffaele, fled his beloved Italy in the face of constant shame, and settled in Brooklyn." The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some ground-in dirt and beginning toning / yellowing to top corners of the text block which does not affect the text pages at all. This copy is signed on the half title page by the author: "Gian / Merry Christmas / Enjoy my book/ Peter Chiarella / Dec 2002" ; Signed by Author 
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All the Green Gold An Irish Boyhood, Luibheid, Colm
3 Luibheid, Colm All the Green Gold An Irish Boyhood
New York Praeger Publishers 1970 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears along with some rubbing and wrinkling to the spine ends and corners. "In the great tradition of Irish storytelling, Colm Luibheid (pronounced Luvade) weaves a varigated tapestry of scenes showing his youth in Ireland during the 1940's and 1950's." 
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BLOOD TIES A Woman's History, Mander, Anica Vesel with Sarika Finci Hofbauer
4 Mander, Anica Vesel with Sarika Finci Hofbauer BLOOD TIES A Woman's History
New York Random House 1976 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. This copy has been Inscribed by the author: "For Padius (?) in anticipation of a Great semester! Ani Mander SF 12 Oct 1996" The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright though a bit toned / darkened due to the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket is clean and bright with the exception of some light edge wear and rubbing. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Tales from the Ukraine, Ritzcovan, Stephen
5 Ritzcovan, Stephen Tales from the Ukraine
New York Pageant Press International Corp. 1971 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper in ink. There is a previous owner's embossed stamp on the front endpaper as well. The dust jacket has a couple of edge tears and several ground-in spots of dirt. "Tales from the Ukraine is a collection of fifteen stories based on the author's boyhood adventures in his native village in the Ukraine. The stories make for a warmly human narrative and are distinguished by their freshness of observation and attention to atmosphere and detail." ; Signed by Author 
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A Summer In Scandinavia, Stone, Mary Amelia
6 Stone, Mary Amelia A Summer In Scandinavia
New York Anson D. F. Randolph & Company 1885 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and freaying. The front cover has some waterspotting / discoloration and there is a one inch spot of color loss to the rear spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "This time we had crossed the Atlantic under a vow - that we go Northward, and find out for ourselves what were the charms of higher latitudes, and had we not already found them in the beautiful free town of Hamburg? We knew this was an important port..." 
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