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The Education of Henry Adams (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books 76)

By: Adams, Henry; Adams, James Truslow

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273167

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. x, x, 517, [1] pp. Introduction by James Truslow Adams. The Education of Henry Adams records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams (1838-1918), in early old age, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also a sharp critique of 19th century educational theory and practice. In 1907, Adams began privately circulating copies of a limited edition printed at his own expense. Commercial publication had to await its author's 1918 death, whereupon it won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize. View more info

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The Education of Henry Adams (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books 76)

By: Adams, Henry; Adams, James Truslow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278349

ISBN: 0394600762

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Copyright states 1931, but presence of ISBN, jacket style, and $2.95 list price indicate 1970-1975 printing. Jacket edges a bit rubbed. xvi, 517, [11] pp. Introduction by James Truslow Adams. The Education of Henry Adams records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams (1838-1918), in early old age, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also a sharp critique of 19th century educational theory and practice. In 1907, Adams began privately circulating copies of a limited edition printed at his own expense. Commercial... View more info

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Brownstone Eclogues

By: Aiken, Conrad

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2263289

Condition: Good


Ink number on spine, rear wrapper lightly foxed, ink stamps. 1962 Trade Paperback. 61 pp. The city provides the unifying theme for the thirty-eight poems which compose Brownstone Eclogues: Saint Ambrose: Early Morning, Doctor's Row, The Junk-cart, Whisper Under Asphalt, and Spring Festival: The Taxis are typical titles suggesting the character of the selections. Mr. Aiken was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1929, the National Book Award for Collected Poems in 1954, the Bollingen Prize in 1956, and the gold medal for poetry by the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1958. ABOUT T... View more info

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George Washington: A Biography (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Alden, John R.; Palmieri, Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274892

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplates laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xvi, [2], 780 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Washington, new foreword by Patricia Palmieri. Describes Washington's ancestry, boyhood in Virginia, career as a surveyor, experiences as a soldier in the French and Indian War, and involvement in the Revolution and the formation of a new American government. View more info

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The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263561

ISBN: 0395480086

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in good jacket. Light stain on rear jacket panel and flap. 1989 Hard Cover. xiii, 592 pp. This is the story of the twenty-five-year adventure of the generation of officers who fought in Vietnam. With novelistic detail, Atkinson tells the story of West Point's Class of 1966 primarily through the experiences of three classmates and the women they loved--from the boisterous cadet years and youthful romances to the fires of Vietnam, where dozens of their classmates died and hundreds more grew disillusioned, to the hard peace and family adjustments that followed. The rich c... View more info

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Faces of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Seller ID: 2200190

Condition: Good


Minor pencil marginalia, multiple pages dog-eared.Very Good. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 296 pp. Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Bernard Bailyn brings us a book that combines portraits of American revolutionaries with a deft exploration of the ideas that moved them and still shape our society today. View more info

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The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Enlarged Edition)

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2208547

ISBN: 0674443020

Condition: Very Good


Enlarged edition. Faint spot to bottom page ridge, minimal highlighting. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 396 pp. A Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the political and philosophical foundations of the American Revolution. To the original text of what has become a classic of American historical literature, Bernard Bailyn adds a substantial essay, Fulfillment, as a Postscript. Here he discusses the intense, nation-wide debate on the ratification of the Constitution, stressing the continuities between that struggle over the foundations of the national governm... View more info

The Denial of Death

By: Becker, Ernest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294440

ISBN: 0029023106

Condition: Good


First paperback printing. Spine creased, hole punch in top corner of front wrapper, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. 315 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the why of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the vital lie -- man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality. In doing so, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that sti... View more info

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Novels, 1944-1953: Dangling Man; The Victim; The Adventures of Augie March (The Library of America 141)

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203803

ISBN: 1931082383

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1029 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of three novels by the Canadian-American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the National Book Award (three times), with chronology and notes following text. Includes: Dangling Man; The Victim; The Adventures of Augie March. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works ... View more info

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The Dean's December

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274130

ISBN: 0060148497

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned, faint crease on front jacket flap corner. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 346 pp. Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to have won the National Book Award three times, and the only writer to have been nominated for it six times. View more info

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The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

By: Bok, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2180821

Condition: Good


1921 14th printing. Inscribed & signed by author on front endpaper ('An obstacle is simply a difficulty to overcome - Edward W. Bok December 1921 -'). Edges lightly stained, front hinge just starting, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. 462 pp. A Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography by the long-time editor of Ladies Home Journal who coined the term 'living room'. View more info

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The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

By: Bok, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280446

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, ink name on endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. 462 pp. A Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography by the long-time editor of Ladies Home Journal who coined the term 'living room'. View more info

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A Good Woman

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203552

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine slightly faded. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Green Bay Tree, Possession, and Early Autumn. The four novels taken together can be considered a series, but need not be read as such. Bromfield was also known for his scientific farming innovations.KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Out of the Earth

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204818

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bottom front board corner bumped.Half-inch chip to top edge of jacket spine, jacket edges rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 305 pp. ...about the New Agriculture and the incredible worlds which have opened up with the scientific discoveries of the past few years. These discoveries have to do not only with increased production of food and fiber, but with increased quality as well. Based largely on the observations, research and experiments of more than ten years at Mr. Bromfield's own Malabar Farm.Louis Bromfield (December 27, 1896 – Ma... View more info

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A Good Woman

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205830

ISBN: 1125606487

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, spine slightly cocked, ink name and date to front paste-down endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Green Bay Tree, Possession, and Early Autumn. The four novels taken together can be considered a series, but need not be read as such. Bromfield was also known for his scientific farming innovations.KEYWORDS: LITERATURE FICTION PULITZER PRIZE WINNER GOOD WOMAN LOUIS BROMFIELD View more info

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24 Hours

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265826

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, 1 inch chip from jacket spine base, with minor loss from other jacket corners, jacket toned. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Green Bay Tree, Possession, and Early Autumn. Inspiration for the film starring Clive Brook and Kay Francis, directed by Marion Gering. Originally published serially as Shattered Glass; this edition released simultaneously with a signed, limited edition of 500 copies (this copy is not signed). Bromfield was also known for his scient... View more info

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March: A Novel

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200373

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. 8vo. March is a novel by Geraldine Brooks. It is a parallel novel that retells Louisa May Alcott's novel Little Women from the point of view of Alcott's protagonists' absent father. Brooks has inserted the novel into the classic tale, revealing the events surrounding March's absence during the American Civil War in 1862. The novel won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. - Wikipedia View more info

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March: A Novel

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274114

ISBN: 0670033359

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge faintly foxed. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. 8vo. 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner. In a story inspired by the father character in Little Women and drawn from the journals and letters of Louisa May Alcott's father Bronson, a man leaves behind his family to serve in the Civil War and finds his marriage and beliefs profoundly challenged by his experiences. View more info

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Caleb's Crossing: A Novel

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274239

ISBN: 0670021040

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 306 pp. Once again, Geraldine Brooks takes a remarkable shard of history and brings it to vivid life. In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, Brooks has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure. The narrator of Caleb's Crossing is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans. Restless and curi... View more info

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The Good Earth

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271920

ISBN: 0743272935

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [3] pp. Reading group guide follows text. Though more than sixty years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there, wrote Pearl Buck. In The Good Earth she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth cent... View more info

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Early Novels and Stories: The Troll Garden; O Pioneers!; The Song of the Lark; My Antonia; One of Ours (The Library of America 35)

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203802

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1336 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of works by the American novelist and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (included in this volume), with chronology and notes following text. Her novels mainly focused on life in the Great Plains. Includes: The Troll Garden; O Pioneers!; The Song of the Lark; My Antonia; One of Ours. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is ... View more info

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The Army of the Potomac 3-Volume Hardcover Set: Mr. Lincoln's Army; Glory Road; A Stillness at Appomattox

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208578

Condition: Very Good


Reprint trade editions, not book club versions ($12.50 list price on front jacket flap of each volume). Ink name on front endpaper of each volume, lightly rubbed and toned. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4. Catton's famous account of the American Civil War, the last volume of which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1954. View more info

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The Army of the Potomac 3-Volume Hardcover Set: Mr. Lincoln's Army; Glory Road; A Stillness at Appomattox

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2155307

Condition: Good


Reprint trade edition, not book club version ($12.50 list price on front jacket flap of each volume). Jacket spines faded, top page ridges foxed, 1/2 inch internal tear to v. 3 spine.Good. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three hardcover volumes. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4. Catton's famous account of the American Civil War, the last volume of which won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1954. View more info

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Bruce Catton's America: Selections from His Greatest Works

By: Catton, Bruce; Jensen, Oliver

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Promontory Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2208641

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned, general minor wear to jacket. 1987 Hard Cover. 222 pp. Contains excerpts from the noted historian's most celebrated works, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Stillness at Appomattox, showing his unique perspective and versatility with subjects as diverse as John McGraw and the Civil War. View more info

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Moonglow: A Novel

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267380

ISBN: 0062225553

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pencil marginalia. 2016 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 430 pp. Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traveled to his mother’s home in Oakland, California, to visit his terminally ill grandfather. Tongue loosened by pow... View more info

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Summerland

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Miramax Books / Hyperion Books for Children: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274031

ISBN: 0786808772

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Base of cover spine and top jacket edge lightly discolored. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 500 pp. 8vo. The first novel intended for young readers by the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. For over a century, the people of Clam Island, Washington, have enjoyed barbecues and baseball games at Summerland, on the Western tip of the island, where it never rains. The small beings – known as ferishers – who ensure this perfect weather, however, are threatened by an ancient enemy, and need a hero – a bas... View more info

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Grant [Ulysses S.]

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2018

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293063

ISBN: 0143110632

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine creased. 2018 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [7], 1074, [2] pp. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing him, as Chernow shows in his masterful biography, the first t... View more info

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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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The Just and the Unjust

By: Cozzens, James Gould

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205833

ISBN: 1135777241

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light smudges to boards. 1942 Hard Cover. 434 pp. In The Just and the Unjust, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town.He is often grouped today with his contemporaries John O'Hara and John P. Marquand, but his work is generally considered more challenging. Despite initial critical acclaim, his popularity came gradually. Cozzens was a critic of modernism, and he was quoted in a featured article in Time as saying, I can't read ten p... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202195

ISBN: 1841150347

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Event bookplate from Rochester Arts & Lectures inscribed and signed by author ('To Robert Gray with best wishes, Michael Cunningham') and laid in. Corners faintly pushed. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229, [1] pp. 8vo. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel that inspired the film of the same name. The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is p... View more info