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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 a... View more info

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 theor... View more info

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, A Death in the Family, & Shorter Fiction (The Library of America 159)

By: Agee, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203804

ISBN: 1931082812

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase and insert. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 818 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of two novels, a novella, and three short stories by the American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1958, with chronology and notes following text. Also included are reproductions of the photographs from Let Us Know Praise Famous Men, depicting the impoverished s... 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 19... 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 Ameri... 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 t... 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 ra... View more info

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Servants of the Map: Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200707

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Top edge of jacket spine very lightly bumped. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 270 pp. Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery. A mapper of the highest mountain peaks realizes his true obsession. A young woman afire with scien... View more info

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Updike

By: Begley, Adam

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276324

ISBN: 0061896454

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped, faint smudge on jacket spine. 2014 Hard Cover. xiii, 558 pp. Updike is Adam Begley’s masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike—a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and work. In this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-s... 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 ... 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... 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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Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273425

ISBN: 0671687425

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 1064 pp. In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement. Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, Parting the Waters is destined to endure for generations. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Ca... 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, ... 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 ... 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 s... 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 Bet... 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 prese... View more info

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My Mortal Enemy

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2200090

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Lacks jacket. Ink name and address on front endpaper, boards lightly toned and soiled, spine faded. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122 pp. 8vo. Myra has been raised in luxury, which she romantically abandons to elope with the impoverished Oswald Henshawe. As the years pass, however, the shabby gentility of an apartment frequented by the artistic community of Old New York gives way to real poverty in a jerrybuilt hotel. ABOUT ... 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 Anton... View more info

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The Professor's House

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264160

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine a bit faded, light nickel-sized spot on front board, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283, [5] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of O Pioneers! and My Antonia. A study in emotional dislocation and renewal--Professor Godfrey St. Peter, a man in his 50's, has achieved what would seem to be remarkable success. When called on to move to a more comfortable h... 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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A Stillness at Appomattox: The Fateful Last Chapter of the Army of the Potomac's Dramatic Saga

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2188881

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket toned, one and a half inch tear along bottom of front of jacket, multiple tears along edges of jacket, edges of pages foxed.Good. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 438 pp. This is the story of the last desperate, heartbreaking, cruel year of the Civil War. In the winter of 1864, the Army of the Potomac stood at the crossroads. The old army. fired with the spirit of men who had joined out of love of country and who ha... View more info

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Grant Moves South: 1861-1863 (Part One of the Classic Civil War Study of General Ulysses S. Grant)

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1960

Seller ID: 2208337

ISBN: 0316132446

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, page ridges lightly foxed, light general wear. 1960 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 564 pp. Part one of the classic Civil War study of General Ulysses S. Grant, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Catton, introduces General Grant as he undertakes his first Civil War command, and follows him as he leads his troops through a series of battles, including Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, Chickasaw Bayou, Edwards Sta... View more info

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Never Call Retreat (Volume Three in the American Civil War Trilogy)

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fall River Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2208342

ISBN: 1435117166

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2009 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 555 pp. The final work in this series begins in December of 1862. Four months before, the Union Army tasted long-awaited victory at the bloody battle of Antietam. Grant continued on towards Vicksburg, Mississippi. The grim battles that lay ahead would be costly: the Vicksburg campaign, Chattanooga, the Battle of the Wilderness, the Battle of Atlanta and the March to the Sea, the siege ... View more info