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Image for A Life's Thrills Brief Records of My Life 1894-1946

A Life's Thrills Brief Records of My Life 1894-1946

By: Lloyd, Albert B. (with A Foreword by The Bishop Of Worcester)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Lutterworth Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35916

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumpin. The spine of the book is noticeably toned and has several smallish water spots. The text pages are clean and bright. "Lloyd, Albert Bushnell (1871–1946) , missionary in Uganda and Church of England clergyman, was born at home, in Bosworth Terrace, King Richard's Road, Leicester, on 22 February 1871, the son of Thomas Howard Lloyd, a druggist, and his wife, Elizabeth, n... View more info

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Crowded Hours Reminiscences of Alice Roosevelt Longworth

By: Longworth, Alice Roosevelt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A36080

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy includes a hand signed (autograph) visiting card included inside Mrs. Longworth's personal envelope and stationery. The note Is typed and signed by the author's secretary, Letitia Elliott. The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. This is an early printing, but not a First Edition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. Laid-in are Alice Roosevelt Longworth's personal statione... View more info

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Luther Burbank Plant Lover And Citizen With Musical Numbers

By: Lynch, Ada Kyle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Harr Wagner Publishing Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A34181

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some ground-in dirt and water spotting, The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is some tidemarking and foxing to the edges of the text pages. The front pastedown page includes a previous owner's inked name and book number. This copy has been signed with a personal notation on the first free page by the author. The book is a production, including musical interludes, which gives th... View more info

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Thomas M'cullagh A Short Story of a Long Life (By His Eldest Son)

By: M'Cullagh, H. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Culley: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32747

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small book (approximately 6 1/2" by 3 1/2"). The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light rubbing and edge wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The front endpaper has noticeable toning. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front endpaper. View more info

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Let There Be Mercy The Odyssey of a Red Cross Man

By: Maloney, John (with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29552

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. The price clipped dust jacket has edge tears, nicks and rubbed spots, along with tape repairs to the reverse of the dust jacket. "John Maloney, war correspondent, world traveler, and former Red Cross Public Relations officer, here gives the odyssey of a Red Cross man in Europe during the opening year of the present war." View more info

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Sal Si Puedes Cesar Chavez and the New American Revolution

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30028

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edge wear, nicking and small nicks to the spine ends and a couple of small creases to the front dust jacket flap. "The influence of Chavez, leader of the United Farm Workers, is growing fast, not only among the millions of Mexican-Americans throughout the Southwest but among many other concerned Americans of all colors." View more info

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A Plan For Living

By: Mayer, Oscar G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Oscar Mayer Foundation: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35864

Condition: Near Fine


This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The white spine joints have a bit of light ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Oscar Gottfried Mayer (March 10,1888-March 5, 1965) was an American business executive who served as chairman and president of Oscar Mayer, the processed-meat firm founded by his father." "Mayer then went to work in the operations department of the family business. In 1919, Mayer oversaw the acquisit... View more info

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Robert Frost Life and Talks-Walking

By: Mertins, Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A33889

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Included with this book are several ephemeral items relating to the author. This book is in 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 price clipped dust jacket has some light rubbing and nicking. Laid-in with the book is a handwritten letter from Louis Mertin's wife Esther, regarding the author's death just the month before. Also laid in is a copy of the author's funeral service program. "Informal Autobiography - the thoughtful but unstudied estimate a man gives to a... View more info

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The Deadliest Colonel

By: Moon, Thomas N. and Carl F. Eifler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37375

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed edition. This book is in 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. This copy has been signed by both authors on the title page. There is a previous owner's list of of names and associated pages on the reverse of the rear endpaper. "Eifler was born in Los Angeles, California to Carl Eifler Sr. And his wife Pauline. His parents were both born in Wisconsin to German-American immigrants, and his father was a "rig builder" in a buggy shop. [1][2] He served in the Los Angeles Poli... View more info

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A Cloak Of Light Writing My Life

By: Morris, Wright

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Press, Inc.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33074

Condition: Fine


Signed edition. Full leather binding with gilt lettering and decorations. This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. "Wright Marion Morris (January 6, 1910 – April 25, 1998) was an American novelist, photographer, and essayist. He is known for his portrayals of the people and artifacts of the Great Plains in words and pictures, as well as for experimenting with narrative forms. Wright Morris died April 25, 1998 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Chapman Cemetery. "; Signed by Author View more info

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The Story of Yone Noguchi Told by Himself

By: Noguchi, Yone

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, George W. Jacobs & Company Publishers: 1915

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34636

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing and bits of fraying. There is a two inch long tear to the front spine joint and some light bumping and wear to the corners of the book covers. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some small bits of foxing throughout. Both front and rear inner hinges have cracked. "My first sensation, when I got a Wilson's spelling-book in my tenth year, was somethi... View more info

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Under Fire An American Story

By: North, Oliver L. (with William Novak)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins / Zondervan: 1991

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31072

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book has been signed, with an inscription, by the author on the half title page. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "For the first time, Oliver North tells the whole story of his life. In this candid, revealing book, the man who has been at the center of the controversy called Iran-Contra details what he did and why he did it. With a cast of characters that includes William Casey, Ronal... View more info

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The Kashmir Bridge-Woman

By: Parshalle, Eve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Oxford Press, Incorporated: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31976

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some rubbing to the spine and flap joints and there is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the dust jacket. This book contains a group of biographies of prominent women of the world, including Helen Keller, Agness Underwood, Margaret Osborne duPont, Margaret Chase Smith, Margaret Hickey, Margaret Bourke-White, Mrs. Spencer Tracy, Marian Anderson, Margaret ... View more info

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Never Say Die An Autobiography

By: Paton, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Company: 1936

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34659

Condition: 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. Both the front and rear endpapers have toning where the dust jacket flap touched the endpapers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with noticable fading to the spine from sunning. There is one very small edge tear to the top front edge of the dust jacket and some beginning bumping to the spine ends. "Poor Scotch boy, printer's apprentice, baker, milk-man, barber, beauty-shop operator, and finally passionate partisan of the La... View more info

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Letters of James Whitcomb Riley

By: Phelps, William Lyon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29406

Condition: Very Good+


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 beginning bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The covers of the book have several tiny spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper and another previous owner's address label pasted on the front pastedown page. "What his final position in American literature will be no one can say; but it is certain that many of his ... View more info

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Felix Frankfurter Reminisces Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips

By: Phillips, Dr. Harlan B.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Company: 1960

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A33112

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the subject, Felix Frankfurter. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and beginning chips, along with some lightish spots of rubbing to the spine ends and front cover. "Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was a jurist, who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna and i... View more info

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My Rendezvous With Life

By: Pickford, Mary (Gladys Louise Smith)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, H. C. Kinsey & Company, Inc.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35161

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning generalized toning to the endpapers. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears, generalized rubbing and a couple of small chips to the spine ends and corners. "Known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart" and the "girl with the curls", Pickford was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the d... View more info

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A Wounded Thing Must Hide: In Search of Libbie Custer

By: Poolman, Jeremy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31183

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Haunted by the death of his own wife, Karen, the author follows Libbie Custer through her extraordinary life in search of he knows not what. He vividly recreatess key scenes in Libbie's life..." View more info

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Midnight Oil

By: Pritchett, V. S. (Sir Victor Sawdon Pritchett)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34658

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "It is 1921. With twenty pounds in his pocket, the author has arrived in Paris to commence the literary career whose development will become the subject of Midnight Oil." "Pritchett was a leather buyer from 1916 until 1920 when he moved to Paris to work as a shop assistant. In 1923 he started writing for The Christian Science Monitor, which sent him to Ireland and Spain. From 1926 he wrote revie... View more info

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The Letters of Sir Walter Raleigh (1879-1922) 2 Vol. set

By: Raleigh, Lady (edited by) with a Preface by David Nichol Smith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1926

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29664

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a two volume set. First American Edition. This set is in Near Fine condition. The books and their contents are in clean, bright condition with the exception of a previous owner's inked name and date on the endpapers of both volumes. "The letters of Walter Raleigh are his best and his only biography, and all that is called for by way of preface to this selection from the two thousand letters which are known to be preserved is to state a few facts that they could not be expected to give, and to supplement the little that they tell us about his work at Oxford.... View more info