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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: 23.77 USD
 
 
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: 30.96 USD
 
 
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: 27.37 USD
 
 
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: 20.17 USD
 
 
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: 41.75 USD
 
 
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: 228.75 USD
 
 
THE PROMISED LAND, Antin, Mary
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: 30.96 USD
 
 
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: 30.96 USD
 
 
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: 48.94 USD
 
 
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: 66.92 USD
 
 
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: 20.17 USD
 
 
12 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: 102.88 USD
 
 
13 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: 27.37 USD
 
 
14 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: 30.96 USD
 
 
THE WORCESTER ACCOUNT, Behrman, S. N.
15 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: 84.90 USD
 
 
MILTON BERLE An Autobiography, Berle, Milton & Frankel, Haskel
16 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: 23.77 USD
 
 
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, Birrell, Augustine
17 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: 84.90 USD
 
 
MENCKEN, Bode, Carl
18 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: 27.37 USD
 
 
19 Bogan, Louise A FINAL ANTIDOTE From the Journals of Louise Bogan
Omaha Cummington Press 1991 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Page with etching a bit creased ; Limited edition # 220/220. Etching by Priscilla Steele; 8vo; 56 pages 
Price: 174.81 USD
 
 
RANDOM ACTS OF BADNESS My Story, Bonaduce, Danny
20 Bonaduce, Danny RANDOM ACTS OF BADNESS My Story
New York Hyperion 2001 0-7868-6722-1 / 9780786867226 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight dampstaining to DJ, not affecting boards or text; INSCRIBED by author, noted for co-starring in 70s sitcom The Partridge Family, to verso of half-title page ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 293 pages 
Price: 23.77 USD
 
 
21 Boswell, James LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.
Chicago Encyclopedia Britannica 1952 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to boards; Forty-fourth volume in a set of some of the greatest literary works ever written. What greater honor could a writer have than to have his name be synonymous with a genre? Does not every historical figure have his or her 'Boswell? ' ; Great Books of the Western World; Vol. 44; 8vo; 618 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
HENRY VIII A Study of Power in Action, Bowle, John
22 Bowle, John HENRY VIII A Study of Power in Action
London Dorset Press 1990 0-88029-592-9 / 9780880295925 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Wear and slight chipping to DJ; Most folks know about Henry VIII from his wives or from the Herman's Hermits song, but what was he like as a ruler? What was it like to govern England in the sixteenth century? Originally published 1964 ; 8vo; 316 pages 
Price: 12.99 USD
 
 
TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST, Bradley, Bill
23 Bradley, Bill TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0-679-44488-2 / 9780679444886 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
INSCRIBED by the basketball star and presidential candidate to the title page; 8vo; 442 pages 
Price: 210.77 USD
 
 
24 Brockett, L. P. MEN OF OUR DAY Or, Biographical Sketches of Patriots, Etc.
Philadelphia Zeigler, Mccurdy & Co. 1868 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Some wear to extremities, but quite nice shape for its age ; 8vo; 653 pages 
Price: 138.84 USD
 
 
FENOLLOSA AND HIS CIRCLE With Other Essays in Biography, Brooks, Van Wyck
25 Brooks, Van Wyck FENOLLOSA AND HIS CIRCLE With Other Essays in Biography
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. ,inc. 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear to DJ. Foxing to endpapers and edges ; A parade of fascinating personalities examined by author Brooks, including the title character, Ernest Fenollosa, who went to Japan and as the Emporer said, taught the Japanese to know their own art; 8vo; 321 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
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