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THE YEAR OF READING PROUST

By: Rose, Phyllis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01098

ISBN: 0684839849

Condition: F/NF, bottom of spine bumped


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ENGLAND AND ITS AESTHETES: BIOGRAPHY AND TASTE

By: Ruskin, John; Pater, Walter; Stokes, Adrian; with commentary by Carrier, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, G+B Arts International: 1998

Seller ID: 03601

ISBN: 905701291X

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; french flaps; red star on bottom of text block


Part of the Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture series View more info

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THE LAST SURVIVOR: IN SEARCH OF MARTIN ZAIDENSTADT

By: Ryback, Timothy W.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04613

ISBN: 0679439714

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket


Ryback travels to Dachau for a contemporary portrait of the town and meets the last survivor. View more info

DEAR SARAH BERNHARDT

By: Sagan, Francoise

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 00631

ISBN: 0805008454

Condition: NF/NF, slight soiling of edges, rubbing to jacket


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PERSONS AND PLACES

By: Santayana, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scibner's Sons: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00473

Condition: VG/none, corners and top and bottom of spine bumped, small spot on back board, skull and snake bookplate on front pastedown


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PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRLCLE

By: Sasson, Jean

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Woodstock NY, Windsor-Brooke: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02171

ISBN: 0967673712

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, top of spine bumped, small hole in dust jacket at spine, sticker on dust jacket, `Autographed Copy by Jean Sasson'


The third in Sasson's trilogy of Saudi princess Sultana, this promotional copy is signed, `To ..., All Best, Jean Sasson,' with promotional materials laid in View more info

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JESUS LAND: A MEMOIR

By: Scheeres, Julia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Counterpoint: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02945

ISBN: 1-58243-338-0

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


Looking for enlightenment about those enlightened fundamentalist Xians? Here’s Scheeres’ story which includes an abusive Jesus Camp View more info

STAR TREK MEMORIES

By: Shatner, William with Kreski, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00669

ISBN: 0060177349

Condition: VG/NF, gift message written on ffep, edges soiled


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44: DUBLIN MADE ME

By: Sheridan, Peter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: [1999]

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proofs

Seller ID: 90194

ISBN: 0-670-88514-2

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; corners worn


Coming of age in the 1960s in Dublin; this advance copy by the famous theatre director documents a time gone by View more info

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TRAVELING ON THE EDGE: JOURNEYS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GRAHAM GREENE

By: Smith, Julia Llewellyn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: [2001]

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 02705

ISBN: 0-312-28292-3

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


What a great idea for a book and what fun to do. The author travels where Graham Greene did and gives her observations on the places, the man, and his books; this book is a damn good excuse to reread all that great Greene View more info

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THE EDUCATION OF A GOLFER: PLAYING SECRETS AND ROLLICKING MEMOIRS OF A GREAT CHAMPION

By: Snead, Sam with Stump, Al

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Crest / Fawcett: [1964]

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 04641

Condition: Very Good in dirty wrappers; foxed, but unmarked.


214 pages; includes index. View more info

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LORCA: A DREAM OF LIFE

By: Stainton, Leslie

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03461

ISBN: 0-7475-4128-0

Condition: Very Good in rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket; a few spot on edges of text block.


A centenary look at the great Spanish poet and playwright; includes 24 pages of photos, bibliography, chapter notes and an index. View more info

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THE JOURNEY TO STELLA: A.D. 1710-1713

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $9.99

Publisher: London, G. Bell and Sons: 1924

Seller ID: 04299

Condition: Very Good in red cloth; spine faded; text clean and unmarked; a very few pages with bent bottom corners.


Part of Bohn's Popular Library; Dean Swift's correspondence with his friend, Esther Johnson, whom he called Stella and whom he may have secretly married. View more info

ONCE AROUND THE BASES: BITTERSWEET MEMORIES OF ONLY ONE GAME IN THE MAJORS

By: Tellis, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Triumph Books: [1998]

Seller ID: 03400

ISBN: 1-57243-277-2

Condition: Near Fine in rubbed dust jacket; a bit dusty


Nice gift for a baseball fan; profiles of 40 men who made it to the Major Leagues for only one game. View more info

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INDIA'S WALKING SAINT: THE STORY OF VINOBA BHAVE

By: Tennyson, Hallam

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 03806

Condition: Very Good in dirty, edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket; text is clean and unmarked.


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SECRETS OF THE FLESH: A LIFE OF COLETTE

By: Thurman, Judith

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 02190

ISBN: 039458872X

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


Well-done bio of the French libertine View more info

JUST FOR FUN:THE STORY OF AN ACCIDENTAL REVOLUTIONARY

By: Torvalds, Linus and Diamond, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02035

ISBN: 0066620724

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket, 1/2 inch closed tear at top of dust jacket spine surrounded by a few wrinkles


The story of the creator of LINUX, an open-source operating system View more info

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DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: SCENES FROM AN OBSESSIVE GIRLHOOD

By: Traig, Jennifer

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: [2004]

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 02862

ISBN: 0-316-15877-1

Condition: Fine in dust jacket


A coming-of-age memoir with plenty of Jewish angst; signed by the author on the title page View more info

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HANDED DOWN: THE ARTISAN TRADITION

By: Traisman, Barbara

Price: $8.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Carolyn Bean Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04148

ISBN: 0916860078

Condition: Very Good in wrappers


25 portraits of the old artisans, from cooper to bookbinder to lacemaker to stonecutter and more. View more info

HERMIT OF PEKING: THE HIDDEN LIFE OF SIR EDMOND BACKHOUSE

By: Trevor-Roper, Hugh

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 01657

ISBN: 0394411048

Condition: VG/G, bottom of spine bumped, 1/4 inch spot on half-title page, price-clipped dust jacket is edgeworn, chipped and wrinkled with glue residue on rear panel


On the verso of the half-title page are chinese characters View more info

ANGELHEADED HIPSTER: A LIFE OF JACK KEROUAC

By: Turner, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02311

ISBN: 0670870382

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


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FAMOUS FOR 15 MINUTES: MY YEARS WITH ANDY WARHOL

By: Ultra Violet

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00491

ISBN: 0151302014

Condition: NF/F, top edge dirty


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A BOOK OF REASONS

By: Vernon, John

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1999

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 90049

ISBN: 0395944775

Condition: Fine


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SON OF A GRIFTER

By: Walker, Kent with Schone, Mark

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow/HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02081

ISBN: 0060188650

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, has been half read


The twisted tale of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the most notorious con artists in America View more info

EXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: DISCOVERIES AND CONCLUSIONS OF A VERY ORDINARY BRAIN (SINCE 1866)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1934

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 00435

Condition: VG-/none, covers soiled, water splash evident on bottom front cover, corners bumped, back hinge starting


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ALLENDE: DEATH OF A MARXIST DREAM

By: Whelan, James R.

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Arlington House: [1981]

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 04289

ISBN: 0870005030

Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good edgeworn dust jacket; one inch closed tear to rear of dj.


A biography of the world's first democratically elected Marxist president (Chile) and the US-backed coup that overthrew him; includes glossary, selected bibliography and an index in its 230 pages. View more info

THE SHANNON SAILORS: A VOYAGE TO THE HEART OF IRELAND

By: Wibberley, Leonard

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1972

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02619

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; brodart protected


The Mouse that Roared auther Wibberley takes a trip on the Shannon River and Grand Canal with his four sons. Like all such travelogues, it paints a picture of a particular place and time. View more info

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THE LUCK OF THE IRISH : OUR LIFE IN COUNTY CLARE

By: Williams, Niall

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: [1995]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02617

ISBN: 1-56947-078-2

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; sligh shelfwear


Life in a stone cottage in the west of Ireland; reminiscences of the old while Dublin and environs are getting rich View more info

WHEN SUMMER'S IN THE MEADOW: OUR LIFE IN CLARE

By: Williams, Niall and Breen, Christine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: [1989]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02844

ISBN: 0-939149-23-0

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket; some shelfwear, dust jacket flaps creased and wrinkled


The further adventures of two American expatriates in County Clare View more info

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BIKO

By: Woods, Donald

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage / Random House: [1978]

Seller ID: 04562

ISBN: 0394726545

Condition: Better than Good in beat-up wrappers; foxed; text is unmarked.


The story of the Bantu leader who was tortured and murdered in South Africa, told by his friend the newspaper editor who organized protests after his death. View more info