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Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight

By: Rove, Karl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Threshold Editions: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206734

ISBN: 1439191050

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. A nice copy. Near fine.Jacket edges faded. 2010 Hard Cover. xi, 596 pp. America’s most brilliant political mastermind recounts his controversial journey through Republican politics and into George W. Bush’s White House.From the moment he set foot on it, Karl Rove has rocked America’s political stage. He ran the national College Republicans at twenty-two, and turned a Texas dominated by Democrats into a bastion for Republicans. He launched George W. Bush to national renown by unseating a popular Democratic governor, and then orchestrated a GOP White House ... View more info

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One Foot on the Ground: A Pilot's Memoirs of Aviators & Aviation

By: Roxin, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: ATC Press: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266713

ISBN: 1412002974

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To: Charlie, Feb 24, 2012, Hope you enjoy the book! Paul I. Roxin'). A few light spots on front wrapper. 1998 Trade Paperback. xv, 209 pp. One Foot on the Ground is a collection of short pieces on early aircraft in America and aviators, as experience by Paul I. Roxin, himself a pilot and flight instructor prior to World War II. Roxin's 60-some stories are highly readable, lively and entertaining, and gives the reader a bird's-eye view of what early aviation was like in this country, from its rudimentary beginnings through World War I... View more info

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One Foot on the Ground: A Pilot's Memoirs of Aviators & Aviation

By: Roxin, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: ATC Press: 1998

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2266830

ISBN: 1412002974

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1998 Trade Paperback. xv, 209 pp. One Foot on the Ground is a collection of short pieces on early aircraft in America and aviators, as experience by Paul I. Roxin, himself a pilot and flight instructor prior to World War II. Roxin's 60-some stories are highly readable, lively and entertaining, and gives the reader a bird's-eye view of what early aviation was like in this country, from its rudimentary beginnings through World War II. The articles frequently cite the exploits (and sometimes misadventures) of well-known persons such as Charles L... View more info

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One Foot on the Ground: A Pilot's Memoirs of Aviators & Aviation

By: Roxin, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ATC Press: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2268636

ISBN: 1412002974

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. Faint crease on front corner. 1998 Trade Paperback. xv, 209 pp. One Foot on the Ground is a collection of short pieces on early aircraft in America and aviators, as experience by Paul I. Roxin, himself a pilot and flight instructor prior to World War II. Roxin's 60-some stories are highly readable, lively and entertaining, and gives the reader a bird's-eye view of what early aviation was like in this country, from its rudimentary beginnings through World War II. The articles frequently cite the exploits (and sometimes misadventures) o... View more info

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Starry Messenger

By: Ryan, Charles C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1819890

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on half-title page ('Best wishes, Charles C Ryan, 7/6/88'). 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 198 pp. Compilation of short stories from Galileo Science Fiction Magazine. View more info

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On the Box Seat: A Manual of Driving (Second Edition Revised)

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horse Drawn Carriages limited: 1972

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275148

Condition: Good


Second revised edition. Signed by author without inscription. One inch by one inch chip along top edge of jacket front, half inch by half inch chip along bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips and a few small tears. Ink name on front endpaper, very faint stain. 1972 Hard Cover. xii, 180 pp. ...lavishly illustrated with plates in colour, black and white and with numerous line drawings to make it an essential reference book and collector's piece... Ranges over the whole field of driving light horses as practised in different parts of the world. Covers the intrica... View more info

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Twilight of the Fifth Sun

By: Sakmyster, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dragon Moon: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265816

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (12/97) by author without inscription. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1997 Hard Cover. 517, [3] pp. 8vo. Author's first novel. Amid the ruins of Ancient Mexico, a prophecy predicts the end of the Fifth Sun, the universal destruction of our own time. Ahuitzotl is determined to fulfill the prophecy, to conquer both the living and the dead, while a ghostly pirate, a journalist and a young boy battle to stop him. Will they be able to stop the Aztec King before he destroys them all? View more info

The Correspondence of Iu. Samarin and Baroness Rahden, 1861-1876

By: Samarin, Iu.; Baroness Rahden; Calder, L.; Cheyne, H.; Scully, T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University: 1974

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2297337

ISBN: 0889200041

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, To Professor Boescheustein with warmest regards, Helen. Spine and wrappers lightly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. 267 pp. Iuri Samarin and Baroness Rahden were intelligent and cultured people who moved easily in nineteenth-century Russian and European society and whose comments on leading personalities, religious, political, and social questions still have relevance for today. The Correspondence of Iu Samarin and Baroness Rahden introduces the reader to a side of Russian intellectual life that deserves more attention than it has generally received, if only beca... View more info

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Dori Sanders' Country Cooking: Recipes and Stories from the Family Farm Stand

By: Sanders, Dori

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282430

ISBN: 1565121171

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 224 pp. Here is a book as delightful to read as it is to cook from. Dori Sanders' recipes include not only new interpretations of old-time favorites such as Spoon Bread, Chicken and Dumplings, Corn Bread, and Buttermilk Biscuits, but also her Cooking for Northerners--original dishes such as Winter Greens Parmesan, Roasted Mild Peppers, Fresh Vegetable Stew--and, of course, great recipes for peaches. View more info

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Clover: A Novel

By: Sanders, Dori

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282431

ISBN: 0945575262

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 183 pp. Clover Hill is ten years old when her father, the principal of the local elementary school, marries a white woman, Sara Kate. Just hours later, an automobile accident compels Clover to forge a relationship with the new stepmother she hardly knows in this beautiful, enduring novel about a family lost and found. First published by Algonquin in 1990 and winner of the Lillian Smith Award for Southern literature that enhances racial awareness, Clover is a national... View more info

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Her Own Place: A Novel

By: Sanders, Dori

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282432

ISBN: 1565120272

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Errata slip laid in. A fine copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 243 pp. This is Mae Lee Barnes, story--from girlhood to womanhood to motherhood--and all stops in between, living the troubled, joyous, and indomitable life of a black matriarch during a time of change that will alter her life and her family's forever.... View more info

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A Doll for Navidades

By: Santiago, Esmeralda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198690

ISBN: 0439553989

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Esmeralda Santiago (Author). Fine.Fine. 1996 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez. Renowned Puerto Rican author Esmeralda Santiago remembers a poignant Christmas from her childhood in this heartwarming story of giving and understanding.Las Navidades are coming. The house smells of cinnamon and coconut, crepe paper festoons the yard, and best of all, the Three Magi will soon bring presents to all the children. Esmeralda hopes they will bring her a baby doll. But instead, she receives something far more precious: she experiences firsthand the magic ... View more info

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Almost a Woman

By: Santiago, Esmeralda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A Merloyd Lawrence Book/Perseus Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282390

ISBN: 0738200433

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated 9/18/98 by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 313 pp. From the barrios of Brooklyn to the stage at the High School of Performing Arts and later to Harvard, Almost a Woman continues Esmeralda Santiago's amazing story of a young woman caught between two worlds. The oldest of eleven children, she is kept on such a strict leash by her powerful mother that at the age of seventeen she had not yet gone on a date. By no means sheltered however, she is experienced in the harsh realities of welf... View more info

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The Turkish Lover: A Memoir

By: Santiago, Esmeralda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A Merloyd Lawrence Book/Da Capo Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282392

ISBN: 0738208205

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 341 pp. Along with Sandra Cisneros and Julia Alvarez, Esmeralda Santiago has emerged as one of today's preeminent Latina authors. Legions of fans have waited five long years for the next chapter of the story begun in her memoirs When I Was Puerto Rican and Almost a Woman . And now the wait is over. In The Turkish Lover, Esmeralda finally breaks out of a monumental struggle with her powerful mother-only to come under the thrall of the Turk a... View more info

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When I Was Puerto Rican

By: Santiago, Esmeralda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A Merloyd Lawrence Book/Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282429

ISBN: 0201581175

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 274 pp. Esmeralda Santiago's story begins in rural Puerto Rico, where her childhood was full of both tenderness and domestic strife, tropical sounds and sights as well as poverty. Growing up, she learned the proper way to eat a guava, the sound of tree frogs in the mango groves at night, the taste of the delectable sausage called morcilla, and the formula for ushering a dead baby's soul to heaven. As she enters school we see the clash, both hilarious and fierce,... View more info

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American Dreams

By: Sapphire

Price: $20.00

Publisher: High Risk Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282434

ISBN: 1852423277

Condition: Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 175 pp. Author's second book. One of New York's most popular performance poets, Sapphire explores the raw edges that constitute urban life. In this collection, her poems have been inspired by incidents of violence, crime in Central Park and spiritual renewal after addiction. View more info

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Black Wings and Blind Angels: Poems

By: Sapphire

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282435

ISBN: 0679446303

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated 10/1/99 by author with heart doodle and no inscription. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 129 pp. Alive with the emotional honesty and intellectual force for which Sapphire has been admired as both a writer and a performance artist, these forty-seven poems take us into America's past and present, bearing testimony to the black experience in a country fragmented by war, racism, and urban and domestic violence. They tell the story of a search for the complicated spiritual path back to one's roots, a story of fami... View more info

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Push: A Novel

By: Sapphire

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282436

ISBN: 0679446265

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Author's first novel. Inspiration for the Academy Award winning film Precious. An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem inferno. For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and ... View more info

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The Long Christmas

By: Sawyer, Ruth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199346

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed without inscription by author and illustrator on front flyleaf. Lacks jacket. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1941 Hard Cover. 200 pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, red titles & decorations. A collection of Christmas stories from a number of different countries (Spain, England, Ireland, Finland, Austria, France), with woodcut illustrations by Valenti Angelo. View more info

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One Man's Fancy

By: Saxon, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2278331

ISBN: 0396075096

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A Kodak association copy, inscribed and signed by Charles Saxon with a letter laid in explaining that Saxon's artwork will be utilized in an upcoming advertising campaign. While the letter is not addressed to a specific individual, it is likely based on the letter's wording that this book was presented as a gift to salespeople, in an effort to familiarize them with the work of the artist working on the campaign. Jacket toned. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A collection of cartoons by the well known artist and contributor to The New Yorker. Charles David Saxon (November 13, ... View more info

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She is Me

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271511

ISBN: 0316786098

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 262 pp. At the point in her life when things should be easy, Greta's house and her hands are full.Greta's grown daughter, Elizabeth, has just arrived in town with her son and her boyfriend to write a screenplay based on Madame Bovary. Greta's mother, Lotte, has progressed far beyond being 'a character' since her husband died, taking ever increasing amounts of Greta's time and patience. And, most surprising and unnerving of all, Greta has fallen in love.Not with her s... View more info

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The Evolution of Jane: A Novel

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271520

ISBN: 0395826578

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 210 pp. In four previous novels, Cathleen Schine has enchanted readers with her special brand of brainy wit and wry affection for her endearingly flawed characters. Now the best-selling author of The Love Letter takes a hilarious trip to the Galapagos Islands with a comedy of natural selection. Jane Barlow Schwartz is obsessed with one question: why did her best friend Martha stop being her best friend? The two girls, distant cousins, had shared idyllic childhoo... View more info

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Alice in Bed: A Novel

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282438

ISBN: 0394529820

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227 pp. Author's first novel. Good-looking, buoyant Alice Brody, a sophomore at Sarah Lawrence, is immobilized in a hospital room--her legs paralyzed--and intent on recovering her freedom, while specialists prod her, her parents divorce, and her two doctor-lovers contend. View more info

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The Love Letter: A Novel

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282439

ISBN: 0395689961

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 257 pp. A smart, sexy, forty-something bookstore owner in a New York seaside town receives a love letter and begins an affair with a college student who works for her. View more info

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Rameau's Niece

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282440

ISBN: 0395654904

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. Upon discovering an erotic eighteenth-century novel, Margaret Nathan--a minor-league author married to an older Columbia professor--embarks on a journey of sexual self-discovery. View more info

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To the Birdhouse: A Novel

By: Schine, Cathleen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Michael Di Capua Books / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282441

ISBN: 0374278288

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine base lightly bumped. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 273 pp. Alice, a photographer of rare birds, and her maddeningly fastidious mother fight to rid themselves of mom's ex-beau, the unspeakably thuggish Louie Scifo. View more info

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The Octagon Fad

By: Schmidt, Carl F.; Merrill, Arch

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Carl F. Schmidt: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290327

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #315 of 1000 copies. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Some light spots on rear board. 1978 Hard Cover. [vi], 207 pp. 8vo. An architectural monograph focusing on octagon house plans, particularly examples from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Numerous examples and photographs. View more info

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Architecture and Architects of Rochester, N.Y. [New York]

By: Schmidt, Carl [F.] & Ann; Merrill, Arch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester Society of Architects: 1959

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290328

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on front free endpaper. Third Ward walking tour pamphlet and related newspaper clipping laid in, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1959 Hard Cover. 188 pp. 8vo. A celebration of Rochester, New York's architecture, published in conjunction with the city's 125th anniversary. Schmidt was one of the foremost authors in this field in his time, and his works are still extremely useful because of their level of detail, and his ability to both write intelligently about, and capably draw examples of, the subject. This work includes Schmidt's sketches as well... View more info

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Twenty Years of the Frederic W. Goudy Award

By: School of Printing Management and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Press of the Good Mountain, School of Printing Management and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2276527

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 5000 copies. Inscribed to Kener Bond, former assistant dean of the College of Fine & Applied Arts, and signed with a doodle of a mouse by 'MayJo' (Mary Jo Scott), the artist who illustrated the book. 1988 Large Softcover. xiii, [3], 79, [1] pp. A history of the award celebrating typographic excellence and its first twenty recipients. View more info

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Tar Heels: Five Points in the Record of North Carolina in the Great War of 1861-5.

By: Schroeder, Patrick A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Schroeder Publications: 2001

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1833419

ISBN: 1889246026

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed, signed & dated by author on title page. Minimal wear to corners. 2001 Trade Paperback. 91 pp. 2001 reissue of 1904 original, with introduction and new material by Patrick A. Schroeder. Originally written and published in 1904 by a committee of veterans to verify North Carolina's claims of being the first at the battle of Big Bethel, farthest to the front at Gettsburg and Chickamauga, and last at Appomattox--the last capture of Union cannons and the last volley fired by Lee's army. The role of North Carolina troops in each engagement is discussed in detail. The Gettysburg section dea... View more info