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The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda, Told for Boys by His Sister

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A.C. Armstrong and Son: 1895

Seller ID: 2202686

Condition: Good


Minor staining to edges, spine cocked, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, minor foxing to pages, minor pencil marginalia.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1895 Hard Cover. vii, 338 pp. This book is written especially for boys, in the hope that Mackay's example may lead many of them to think of Africa, and devote their lives to its moral and spiritual regeneration. View more info

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Henry Ford: A Personal History, 1863-1947: A Guide to an Exhibition (Henry Ford Museum, a Permanent Exhibition)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Ford Museum: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208626

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint crease to rear wrapper, faint stain to bottom corner of last half of pages. 1960 Stapled Binding. vi, 64 pp. A brief history of the life of Henry Ford. Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, h... View more info

Image for The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

The Cambridge of 1776: Wherein is [Set] Forth an Account of the Town, and of the Events it Witnessed: With Which Is Incorporated the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, Now First Published; Together with an Historicall Sketch; Severall Appropriate Poems; Numerous Anecdotes, Patriotick, Weighty, Indifferent, and Diverting; Many References to the Renowned University; and Descriptions of the People of the Olden Time. All of Which is Adapted to the Furtherance of Good Manners, Virtue, Piety, Intelligence, Love of Country, and Admiration of Cambridge.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ladies Centennial Committee: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276027

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stain along bottom page edges, minor loss to spine head, pencil name and address on second blank. 1876 Hard Cover. v, 123 pp. CONTENTS: Sonnet--Dorothy Dudley, by William D. Howells; Sketch of the History of Cambridge from Its Settlement in 1631 to 1776, by David Greene Haskins, Jr.; The Influence of Cambridge in the Formation of the Nation, by Andrew P. Peabody; Extracts from the Diary of Dorothy Dudley, from April 18th, 1775, to July 19th, 1776; Th... View more info

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Daring Deeds of American Heroes. A Record of the Lives of American Patriots and Heroes, Including Full and Accurate Biographies of the Most Celebrated American Generals

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D.W. Evans & Company: 1860

Seller ID: 1889109

Condition: Very Good


Binding slightly shaken, a few pages lightly foxed, ink name & date on front endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. xi, 407 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decoration on spine. An interesting study of American heroes, notable for being among the last publications profiling military generals before the outbreak of the American Civil War. Includes biographies of: Jacob Brown; Edmund Pendleton Gaines; William Henry Harrison; Andrew Jackson; Alexander Macomb;... View more info

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George Armstrong Custer and His 7th Calvary at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876 (Montana Heritage Series, Number Seven)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montana Historical Society Press:

Seller ID: 2272307

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 20 pp. Two original essays and a reproduction of one of the greatest of all the battlefield paintings, keyed to actual battlefield episodes. View more info

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The Iroquoian, Volume 27

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2002

Seller ID: 2262606

Condition: Near Fine


Minor spot on rear wrapper. 2002 Stapled Binding. 40 pp. A publication of the Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, New York State Archeological Association. The subject of this issue is the excavation of the Joseph Smith, Sr. log cabin, located a short distance of 2 miles south of Palmyra, N.Y., off Highway 31 between Rochester and Syracuse. Joseph Smith's son Joseph Jr. is, of course the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly referred to as the Mormon ... View more info

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Susan B. Anthony: Failure is Impossible / Frederick Douglass: With Struggle Comes Progress (Rochester Freedom Heroes)

By: (IIT) The School of Imaging and Information Technology; Buchiere, Jessica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TMD: 2008

Seller ID: 2204640

ISBN: 0978929799

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. Titles are bound in inverse order. 2008 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Titles are bound in inverse order. Stories illustrated in color with computer generated images and photographs. Biographies for a intended for older children.Keywords: IIT SCHOOL IMAGINING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JESSICA BUCHIERE ROCHESTER FREEDOM HEROES FREDERICK DOUGLASS SUSAN B ANTHONY BIOGRAPHY CHILDREN ACTIVISTS NEW YORK HISTORY SOCIOLOGY RACE RACISM WOMENS STUDIES View more info

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The a Becketts of 'Punch': Memories of Father and Sons

By: a Beckett, Arthur William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd: 1903

Seller ID: 2263572

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges beginning to loosen, ink name on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 333, [3] pp. 8vo. A biographical account of the family behind Punch magazine, who were contemporaries of well-known authors such as Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray. View more info

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The Philosophy of Insanity

By: A Late Inmate of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics at Gartnavel; Fromm-Reichmann, Frieda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Fireside Press, London / The Windmill Press: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2056725

Condition: Good


First thus. Page ridges a bit foxed, 2 inch stain on front board, jacket edges rubbed with a few chips. 1947 Hard Cover. xii, 116 pp. 8vo. An autobiography of mental illness by an inmate in a Scottish insane asylum, notable for the clarity of the author's insight into his own condition. Reissued with a new introduction by Frieda Fromm-Reichmann. View more info

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An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Notting... View more info

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Gone West

By: A Soldier Doctor; H.M.G.; M.M.H.; Kendall, Frederick W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200879

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Partial cup ring stain on front board, edges toned and a bit rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Memoirs of a former American Civil War soldier, transcribed by an amanuensis during World War I. An interesting mix of spirit writing and military history. View more info

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George Washington

By: Abbott, J. [John] S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1903

Seller ID: 2202470

Condition: Good


Front hinge weakened, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. 360 pp. Original blue cloth, white borders, gilt titles. Frontispiece of Revolutionary War battle by Paul Hardy. A biography of President George Washington, from Abbott's Lives of the Presidents. View more info

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History of King Charles the First of England (Altemus' Young People's Library)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 2162604

Condition: Very Good


Very light rubbing to boards. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A guide to the controversial ruler of England, beheaded during the English Revolution. View more info

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Josephine (Makers of History)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1902

Seller ID: 2203418

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. With engravings. A biography of Josephine, the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte.Keywords: JACOB ABBOTT JOSEPHINE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE MAKERS OF HISTORY BIOGRAPHY View more info

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Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.M. Maclellan Book Company:

Seller ID: 1679595

Condition: Good


Front hinge repaired, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 239 pp. A biography of Alexander the Great, detailing his life from birth, through various military campaigns, to his decline and death. During his life he conquered vast amounts of territory, and his name has become synonymous with military strategy. He was also tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle in his youth. View more info

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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945

By: Accoce, Pierre; Quet, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2205771

ISBN: 3794115996

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp to front endpaper.Jacket lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. 250 pp. The most extraordinary story of Allied espionage yet to emerge from World War II. Is this man the master spy who turned Stalin into a military genius and laid the groundwork for Hitler's inevitable collapse?In World War II espionage, the Lucy spy ring was an anti-Nazi operation that was headquartered in Switzerland. It was run by Rudolf Roessler, a German refugee a... View more info

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One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276300

ISBN: 039307241X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front board lightly cocked. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 322 pp. Everyone who cherishes the gift of language will cherish Diane Ackerman's narrative masterpiece, an exquisitely written love story and medical miracle story, one that combines science, inspiration, wisdom, and heart. One day Ackerman's husband, Paul West, an exceptionally gifted wordsmith and intellectual, suffered a terrible stroke. When he regained awarenes... View more info

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Shakespeare: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275618

ISBN: 140007598X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink name on blurb page, faint odor of smoke, minor general wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 572 pp. Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid focus. With characteristic narrative panache, Ackroyd immerses us in sixtee... View more info

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Mexico: Some Travels and Some Travelers There (A Destinations Book)

By: Adams, Alice; Morris, Jan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270623

ISBN: 0132023261

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket faintly toned. Stain along page ridge, margin of title page, and rear endpaper. 1990 Hard Cover. xix, 216 pp. Recounting her decade-long obsession with Mexico, the author describes Mayan ruins, the misery of Mexico City, Mexican art, and the magic of the country's landscape and people. View more info

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The Bowl of Heaven

By: Adams, Evangeline

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260644

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Gilt on front board rubbed, ink name on front endpaper, minor pencil marginalia. 1926 Hard Cover. v, 275 pp. The author was a popular astrologer based in New York City; Aleister Crowley ghost-wrote her works on astrology. This is her autobiography. 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: $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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Letters to a Niece, and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres

By: Adams, Henry; La Farge, Mabel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202212

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light smudge along bottom edge of front board. 1920 Hard Cover. 133 pp. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. The letters in this volume, begun from the South Seas, to a niece of fifteen, are offered in all humility... There is no attempt to offer a complete series of letters, but rather some are chosen to accompany or illustrate parts of the article A Niece's Memories,--used here as an introductory sketch--which in turn must supplement the letters.Ke... View more info

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A Life of William Shakespeare

By: Adams, Joseph Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266251

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light general wear, pages faintly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. xvi, 559 pp. Adams was descended from the Presidential family, and was the first appointed director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. William Shakespeare (/??e?ksp??r/ SHAYK-speer; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.[2][3][4] He... View more info

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Agnes and the Little Key: or, Bereaved Parents Instructed and Comforted. By Her Father.

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.K. Whipple and Company: 1857

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260294

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. No jacket, a few light spots to boards, ink note on front endpaper. 1857 Hard Cover. vii, 191, [4] pp. Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 – October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts,[1] in 1806 to Nehemiah Adams and Mehitabel Torrey Adams. He graduated from Harvard University in 1826, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. That same year, he was ordained as co-pastor, with Abiel Holmes, of... View more info

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Franz Kafka (Overlook Illustrated Lives)

By: Adler, Jeremy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Overlook: 2004

Seller ID: 2176816

ISBN: 1585675180

Condition: Very Good


Very light edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. Renowned Kafka scholar Jeremy Adler examines the life of the writer who probed the hostile side of modernity in darkly terrifying masterpieces that mirrored the turmoil of his own inner world. The illustrations in this volume include rarely seen drawings from Kafka's workbooks, images of the Prague environment that inspired his nightmarish works, photos of Kafka with friends and colleagues, and reproductions of letters, manuscr... View more info

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The Best of Baseball: Baseball's Greatest Players, Teams, Games, and More

By: Adomites, Paul; Wisnia, Saul; Nemec, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263703

ISBN: 0785316914

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1996 Large Hardcover. 216 pp. ...a collection of the sport's greatest players, managers, teams, games, ballparks, and so much more. ...With lively text and over 300 engaging photos... 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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Letters of James Agee to Father Flye

By: Agee, James

Price: $13.50

Publisher: George Braziller: 1962

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2266778

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Jacket spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed, front jacket flap creased. A few faint spots along top edge of boards. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The present edition amounts to ninety some letters written over a period of thirty years to an Episcopalain priest who was not only the author's oldest friend, but, in a way, his foster father. James Rufus Agee (/?e?d?i?/ AY-jee; November 27, 1909 – May 16, 1955) wa... View more info

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The Volcano Is Our Home: Nine Generations of a Hawaiian Family on Kilauea Volcano

By: Akana, Alan Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Balboa Press: 2014

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273834

ISBN: 145258754X

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. First edition. An exceptional copy. 2014 Hard Cover. When Alan Akana realized he had missed the gift of hearing many of his family's stories, his search for his history became a gift to all his readers. The Volcano is Our Home introduces us in a very personal way to the influences that shaped Hawaii from an isolated group of islands inhabited by remarkable people with a unique and beautiful culture into the tourist mecca known today by travelers from al... View more info