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1 Adams, James Truslow THE ADAMS FAMILY
Boston Little Brown & Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Binding could be tighter. Bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper ; No, not the television Addams family, the political one. Divided into four generations from John Adams on down ; 8vo; 364 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A CENTENNIAL READER, Addams, Jane
2 Addams, Jane A CENTENNIAL READER
New York The MacMillan Company 1960 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Chipping with small tears & dampstaining to DJ. Browning to endpapers; The pioneering social worker shares views on many issues ; 8vo; 330 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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THE BARRYMORES, Alpert, Hollis
3 Alpert, Hollis THE BARRYMORES
New York Dial Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear and chipping to DJ with wrinkling possibly caused by dampstaining ; The story of the thespian family of Ethel, Lionel, and John Barrymore, with many photographs; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 397 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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THE BARRYMORES, Alpert, Hollis
4 Alpert, Hollis THE BARRYMORES
New York Dial Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear to price clipped DJ. Probably ex-library copy with tape residue to endpapers from affixing DJ thereto; Brodart cover. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper ; The story of the thespian family of Ethel, Lionel, and John Barrymore, with many photographs; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 397 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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FDR A Centenary Remembrance, Alsop, Joseph
5 Alsop, Joseph FDR A Centenary Remembrance
New York The Viking Press 1982 0-670-30454-9 / 9780670304547 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Chipping & open tears to DJ. Browning to endpapers; Lavishly illustrated look at the life & presidency of FDR, on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of his birth; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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SINGIN' AND SWINGIN' AND GETTIN' MERRY LIKE CHRISTMAS, Angelou, Maya
6 Angelou, Maya SINGIN' AND SWINGIN' AND GETTIN' MERRY LIKE CHRISTMAS
New York Random House 1976 0-394-40545-5 / 9780394405452 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear to price clipped DJ; INSCRIBED (Joy! ) on front free endpaper of the third volume of the author's life story; 8vo; 269 pages 
Price: 325.00 USD
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7 Antin, Mary THE PROMISED LAND
Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Minute wear to extremities. Bookplate in fep. ; Autobiography of Ms. Antin, who grew up in Eastern Europe in the late 19th century, regarding the tribulations of her family; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 373 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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TRELAWNY, Armstrong, Margaret
8 Armstrong, Margaret TRELAWNY
New York MacMillan 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Wear & chipping & small open tears to DJ; The life of the noted adventurer, who, whilst sailing the Indian Ocean, battled pirates, captured a town in Madagascar, rescued the daughter of a sheik, married her, lost her to a nefarious poisoning scheme, met the authors Shelly and Byron, visited America where he 'bought' a slave in order to free him, and that's just Chapter One! ; 8vo; 379 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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WHEN F.D.R. DIED, Asbell, Bernard
9 Asbell, Bernard WHEN F.D.R. DIED
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ spine sunned with small open tears ; INSCRIBED to Jac Holzman by the author on the front free endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 211 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WENDELL PHILLIPS, Austin, George Lowell
10 Austin, George Lowell THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WENDELL PHILLIPS
Boston B. B. Russell & Company 1884 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Title page slightly loose ; Biography of the noted abolitionist ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Bagnold, Enid ENID BAGNOLD'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
London Heinemann 1969 0434043036 / 9780434043033 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Binding slightly loose; The noted playwright's story, in her own words; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 293 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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TALKING TO MYSELF, Bailey, Pearl
12 Bailey, Pearl TALKING TO MYSELF
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1971 0151879907 / 9780151879908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Nicely INSCRIBED ('To Mickey/but mostly to God/Love/Pearl') on half title page with fine black marker; 8vo; 233 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Bailey, Pearl TALKING TO MYSELF
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1971 0151879907 / 9780151879908 Hardcover; Third Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Wear and flap creasing to price clipped DJ; Nicely INSCRIBED ('Love/Pearl') on half title page with blue marker; 8vo; 233 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 Barbou, M. Alfred LIFE OF VICTOR HUGO
Boston Dana Estes & Company N.D. Hardcover Very Good- 
Spine label browned and a bit chipped. Minor rubbing to boards. Front hinge started; A very handsome copy with frontispiece and one photographure; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 447 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Barrymore, Ethel MEMORIES An Autobiography
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Ex-NBC library with inkstamps to front endpaper, pg. 19, and contents page. Card pocket (with card) to rear endpaper; The memoirs of one of the grand ladies of the theatre ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 310 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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THE WORCESTER ACCOUNT, Behrman, S. N.
16 Behrman, S. N. THE WORCESTER ACCOUNT
New York Random House 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & small open tears to DJ; Account of author's boyhood in Worcester, Mass. ; 8vo; 239 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Berkman, Alexander PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHIST
New York Mother Earth Publishing Association 1912 Hardcover Very Good- 
Wear to extremities. Significant dampstaining to boards and spine, nearly obliterating lettering. Binding not tight ; INSCRIBED by author to front free endpaper: 'For a better appre/cation of social/revolutionary/tendencies in/life.' ; 8vo; 512 pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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MILTON BERLE An Autobiography, Berle, Milton & Frankel, Haskel
18 Berle, Milton & Frankel, Haskel MILTON BERLE An Autobiography
New York Delacorte Press 1974 0-440-05609-8 / 9780440056096 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear and browning to DJ; Candid life story of the comic. Stated first printing; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 337 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Birrell, Augustine FREDERICK LOCKER-LAMPSON A Character Sketch with a Small Selection from Letters Addressed to Him and Bibliographical Notes on a Few of the Books Formerly in the Rowfant Library
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1920 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Nice contemporary bookplate; Scarce. With etched frontispiece ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 206 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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MENCKEN, Bode, Carl
20 Bode, Carl MENCKEN
Carbondale Southern Illinois University Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Chipping & small open tears to price clipped DJ ; From boyhood in Baltimore to the Scopes trial to the founding of the American Mercury, if there was a great literary moment, Henry Louis Mencken was involved; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 452 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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