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Image for 24 YEARS OF HOUSE WORK... AND THE PLACE IS STILL A MESS My Life in Politics

24 YEARS OF HOUSE WORK... AND THE PLACE IS STILL A MESS My Life in Politics

By: Schroeder, Pat

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews Mcmeel Publishing, 1998


INSCRIBED by Schroeder on front free endpaper with a marker ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

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A BRIGHTER LATER LIFE

By: Whitman, Howard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, 1961


DJ with minor rubbing and one small closed tear ; INSCRIBED by Whitman on front free endpaper; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

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A CENTENNIAL READER

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company, 1960


Chipping with small tears & dampstaining to DJ. Browning to endpapers; The pioneering social worker shares views on many issues ; 8vo; 330 pages View more info

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A CERTAIN RICH MAN

By: White, William Allen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company, 1909


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 434 pages View more info

Image for A FEAST OF WORDS The Triumph of Edith Wharton

A FEAST OF WORDS The Triumph of Edith Wharton

By: Wolff, Cynthia Griffin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1977


Slight wear & chipping to price clipped DJ; The long journey from child of New York society in a society that took for granted the role of women into a renowned novelist ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 453 pages View more info

A FINAL ANTIDOTE From the Journals of Louise Bogan

By: Bogan, Louise

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Omaha, Cummington Press, 1991


Page with etching a bit creased ; Limited edition # 220/220. Etching by Priscilla Steele; 8vo; 56 pages View more info

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A PECULIAR TREASURE

By: Ferber, Edna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild of America, 1939


DJ with light rubbing and a few small chips to extremities. Former owner's writing to front free endpaper ; 8vo; 398 pages View more info

Image for A RAGE TO LIVE A Biography of Richard & Isabel Burton

A RAGE TO LIVE A Biography of Richard & Isabel Burton

By: Lovell, Mary S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co., 1998

Edition: First American Edition


Binding starting to crack at title page; Life stories of the Burtons, two very interesting people; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 910 pages View more info

Image for A SHOAL OF STARS A True-Life Account of Everyman's Dream: Sailing Across the Pacific to Exotic Lands

A SHOAL OF STARS A True-Life Account of Everyman's Dream: Sailing Across the Pacific to Exotic Lands

By: Downs, Hugh

Price: $38.15

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1967

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ ; INSCRIBED by author, the noted television personality, to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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A SOCIALIST'S FAITH

By: Thomas, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Washington, Kennikat Press, 1971

Edition: Reprint


Minute open tears to a couple of pages, barely noticeable ; Noted politician Thomas underscores his theories and beliefs in socialism ; 8vo; 326 pages View more info

Image for A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley

A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley

By: Frank, Katherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1986


Very small open tears to DJ. Front hinge weak ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 333 pages View more info

Image for ADDESSES UPON THE AMERICAN ROAD 1933 - 1938

ADDESSES UPON THE AMERICAN ROAD 1933 - 1938

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938

Edition: First Edition


Spine ends fraying and with gilt spine lettering faded. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Press release laid in. Including a 29 page brochure "The American Road" (also addresses by Hoover) published by Constitutional Publications, San Francisco ; 8vo; 390 pages View more info

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ADLAI E. STEVENSON OF ILLINOIS A Portrait

By: Busch, Noel F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Young, 1952

Edition: First Edition


DJ a bit browned and with light chipping. Pages a bit browned; 8vo; 236 pages View more info

Image for ADVENTURES AND LETTERS OF RICHARD HARDING DAVIS

ADVENTURES AND LETTERS OF RICHARD HARDING DAVIS

By: Davis, Charles Belmont

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917


Top edge browned. Front hinge could be tighter; 8vo; 417 pages View more info

Image for ALMOST GOLDEN Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News

ALMOST GOLDEN Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News

By: Blair, Gwenda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1988


DJ price clipped. Pages a bit browned ; 8vo; 352 pages View more info