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SPIRIT OF PLACE: LETTERS AND ESSAYS ON TRAVEL

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Company: [1969]

Seller ID: 03611

ISBN: 1569247226

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; red star and bar and bottom edge; bottom corner turned up


Fantastic travel book! Durrell writes with insight and wit and warmth; I Ioved reading him on places I've been and he awakes my wanderlust to see the rest View more info

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LIFE ON TWO LEVELS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Duveneck, Josephine Whitney

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Los Altos CA, William Kaufmann Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04452

ISBN: 0913232564

Condition: About Very Good in edgeworn dust jacket; foxed a bit on edges and endpapers.


Introduction by Wallace Stegner; remarkable memoir by the founder of Hidden Villa; inlcudes index; 368 pages. View more info

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LIFE AND LETTERS

By: Eliot, George

Price: $17.99

Publisher: New York, Whitten: c. 1884

Edition: Angelus Edition

Seller ID: 04449

Condition: Better than Good in half-bound brown leather; green cloth; extremities of spine and corners worn; text clean an unmarked.


A volume in The Complete Works of George Eliot with illustrations and original drawings by Frank T. Merrill, H. Winthrop Pierce, W. St. John Harper, and Alice Barber Stephens; preface and appendix by her husband and editor J.W. Cross; 763 pages including index. View more info

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FERLINGHETTI: PORTRAIT

By: Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Layton UT, Gibbs Smith Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03020

ISBN: 0-87905-851-X

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; red star on bottom edge, edgeworn and rubbed


A collection of Christopher Felver's photos of the great man in the 80s and 90s, with a poem or two View more info

THE TIMES OF MY LIFE AND MY LIFE WITH THE TIMES

By: Frankel, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: [1999]

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 02416

ISBN: 0679448241

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; slight spotting to bottom edge of text block, slightest edgewear to dust jacket


The executive editor of the New York Times from '86 to '94 writes his memoirs View more info

BRECHT AND COMPANY: SEX, POLITICS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN DRAMA

By: Fuegi, John

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02108

ISBN: 0802115292

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, red line on bottom edge


Critical bio of a dramatic genius View more info

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LIVING MY LIFE

By: Goldman, Emma

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04514

ISBN: 0142437859

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; inside front wrap has odd dirt pattern (shoeprint?); quarter inch tear where front wrap meets bottom of spine; slight foxing but text is clean and unmarked.


Abridged by Miriam Brody; includes notes and an index in 593 pages; fabulous memoir of the famous anarchist; read aloud by my girlfriend and I while hitchhiking in the 70s. View more info

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STOP THE PRESSES! I WANT TO GET OFF!: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PRISONERS' DIGEST INTERNATIONAL

By: Grant, Joseph W. (Wachsberger, Ken; editor)

Price: $6.99

Publisher: East Lansing MI, Michigan State University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04509

ISBN: 161186061X

Condition: About Very Good in wrappers; a handful of dogeared pages and a few marginal notes.


An interesting if somewhat disorganized compendium of pieces written by Grant in his Prisoners Digest International; includes in index in its 233 pages. View more info

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A WOMAN UNKNOWN: VOICES FROM A SPANISH LIFE

By: Graves, Lucia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Counterpoint Press: 2000

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 03129

ISBN: 1-58243-097-7

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, slight shelfwear


A hybrid of biography, memoir and travel essay, this is a portrait of life in the dazzling cornucopia of Spain. Graves is the only daughter of poet Robert Graves's first marriage. View more info

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BLACK FIRE: THE TRUE STORY OF THE ORIGINAL TOM SAWYER--AND OF THE MYSTERIOUS FIRES THAT BAPTIZED GOLD RUSH-ERA SAN FRANCISCO

By: Graysmith, Robert

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04440

ISBN: 030772056X

Condition: Better than Very Good in slightly wrinkly dust jacket.


Fascinating San Francisco history from the author of Zodiac; illustrated by the author. View more info

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GETTING TO KNOW THE GENERAL: THE STORY OF AN INVOLVEMENT

By: Greene, Graham

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 03928

ISBN: 0671541609

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket


Vintage Greene as he recounts his relationship with General Torrijos of Panama View more info

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TIMOTHY LEARY: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Greenfield, Robert

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Silberman / Harcourt Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 04469

ISBN: 0151005001

Condition: Better than Very Good in dust jacket; perhaps a bit shaken.


A major biography of the LSD prophet by a former associate editor of Rolling Stone; includes endnotes and an index; 689 pages. View more info

DADDY, WE HARDLY KNEW YOU

By: Greer, Germaine

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 00489

ISBN: 0394583132

Condition: F/NF, dust jacket has some wear on top edge


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POSITIVELY 4TH STREET: THE LIVES AND TIMES OF JOAN BAEZ, BOB DYLAN, MIMI BAEZ FARINA, AND RICHARD FARINA

By: Hajdu, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: [2001]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02350

ISBN: 0374281998

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


Ah, a tale of the early days of the musical counterculture when there was a new world being born View more info

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AMAZING GRACE: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A SURVIVOR

By: Halloran, Grace

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Georgetown MA, North Star Publications (MA): 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04220

ISBN: 1880823055

Condition: Almost Very Good in wrappers; edges dirty; small stain on top edge; front wrap wrinkled at top corner; text clean and unmarked.


A pioneer in helping those, like herself and her son, who are afflicted with the incurable, degenerative eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa. View more info

BARBARA HEPWORTH

By: Hammacher, A.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books: [1959]

Seller ID: 03610

Condition: Very Good in stiff cardboard wraps and ragged dust jacket; some foxing; open tear at bottom of dust jacket spine


Blurb on Hepworth from 1968 Newsweek laid in View more info

GARCIA LORCA

By: Honig, Edwin

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Norfolk CT, New Directions Books: [1944]

Seller ID: 03742

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn and chipped dust jacket


This study of Spain's great modern poet is the fourth volume in the Makers of Moder Literature series; includes selected bibliography and index View more info

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QUERIDA UAKAMALA

By: Hopkins, Elena

Price: $24.99

Publisher: LaVergne TN, Self Published: 2010

Seller ID: 04442

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers


Author's second chapbook on the subject following My Panama View more info

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LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS (NEW SERIES; VOL. VI, BOOK 1)

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $46.99

Publisher: East Aurora NY, Roycrofters: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition numbered 661 of 947 copies

Seller ID: 03834

Condition: Very Good in worn, faded, yapped green suede; top edge gilt with deckled fore and bottom edges; silk ribbon bookmark


Signed by Hubbard and illuminator Maud Baker; contains Hubbard's take on William Morris, Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Burns, John Milton, and Samuel Johnson; each author preceded by a paper-protected portrait. View more info

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LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF ENGLISH AUTHORS: ROBERT SOUTHEY

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $34.99

Publisher: East Aurora NY, Roycrofters: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition numbered 578 of 940 copies

Seller ID: 03835

Condition: Very Good in slightly worn, faded, yapped suede; top edge gilt with deckled fore and bottom edges; detached silk ribbon bookmark; some transference from illuminated letters on to facing page throughout.


Signed by Hubbard; frontpiece protrait of Southey with paper protector View more info

ROCK HUDSON: HIS STORY

By: Hudson, Rock and Davidson, Sara

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01029

ISBN: 0688064728

Condition: NF-/VG+, previous owners name and stamp on ffep, dust jacket edges are discolored


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DEFYING THE ODDS: SHARING THE LESSONS I LEARNED AS A PIONEER ENTREPRENEUR

By: Israel-Curley, Marcia

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Woodstock NY, The Overlook Press: [2002]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02485

ISBN: 1-58567-307-2

Condition: About Near Fine in dust jacket


The tale of a self-made businesswoman, founder of Judy's, looking back on her 40 years in the business; laid in is a Defying the Odds bookmark; signed by the author on the title page View more info

FEAR OF FIFTY: A MIDLIFE MEMOIR

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 00360

ISBN: 006017739X

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, top edge dusty, some wrinkles on dust jacket flaps


Easy to read memoir from one of the beautiful people View more info

MEMOIRS 1925-1950

By: Kennan, George F.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01366

Condition: VG+/G, wrinkle on spine of book, dust jacket is edgeworn with chipping, several small closed tears and a tape repair


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TEN THOUSAND SORROWS: THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF A KOREAN WAR ORPHAN

By: Kim, Elizabeth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01810

ISBN: 0385496338

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


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VIRGINIA WOOLF

By: King, James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01146

ISBN: 0393037487

Condition: NF/NF, indentation and stain on top edge, light groove on bottom edge, slight wear to bottom corners and bottom of spine on dust jacket


699 pages View more info

R.D. LAING: A BIOGRAPHY

By: Laing, Adrian

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mouth Press: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 01087

ISBN: 1560251050

Condition: NF, remainder mark on bottom edge, spot on fore edge


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SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM: A TRIUMPH

By: Lawrence, T.E.

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Garden City NY, Garden City Publishing: 1938

Edition: De Luxe Edition (Reprint)

Seller ID: 04477

Condition: Very Good in cream-colored cloth; some foxing to endpapers; top edge tinted red; text clean and unmarked.


Lawrence's autobiographical account of the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks, 1916-1918. View more info

DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN: THE LAST DECADE 1915-1925

By: Levine, Lawrence W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 02012

Condition: Very Good in wrappers, previous owner's name on ffep, light foxing to edges, covers worn


A bio of Bryan from his resignation as Wilson's Secretary of State to the wild and wooly Scopes Trial on the teaching of evolution. View more info

PICASSO

By: Levy, Lorraine

Price: $51.00

Publisher: London, Grange Books: [1991]

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02997

ISBN: 1-84013-076-8

Condition: About Near Fine in dust jacket; edgeworn, price sticker on rear of dust jacket


Profusely illustrated, this biography has an introduction by Pierre Diax View more info