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Having a Baby Can Be a Scream

By: Rivers, Joan; Levbarg, Morrison S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.P. Tarcher, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2054789

Condition: Very Good


8th printing. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author on front endpaper ('Good luck, XXX Joan Rivers'). Jacket corners rubbed, clear tape repair to tear along spine head, a few creases on rear jacket panel. 1974 Hard Cover. 139 pp. A humorous take on pregnancy and motherhood by the late great comedian Joan Rivers, providing an entertaining mix of levity, personal experience, and helpful information gleaned from interviews with various physicians. View more info

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Having a Baby Can Be a Scream

By: Rivers, Joan; Levbarg, Morrison S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.P. Tarcher, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273813

ISBN: 087477019X

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Inscribed with a smiley face doodle and signed by Joan Rivers on front endpaper ('To Elaine -- Good luck, Joan Rivers, 1975'). New Melody Fair program advertising Rivers's appearance laid in, most likely indicating the book was signed at that event. 1 inch closed jacket tear. 1974 Hard Cover. 139 pp. A humorous take on pregnancy and motherhood by the late great comedian Joan Rivers, providing an entertaining mix of levity, personal experience, and helpful i... View more info

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Farm Hands: Hard Work and Hard Lessons from Western New York Fields

By: Rivers, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hodgins Printing, Batavia: 2010

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2186918

ISBN: 0984565604

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Signed by author. 2010 Trade Paperback. 153 pp. From the back cover: Tom Rivers introduces readers to the rigors of farm labor and some of the people who do the grueling work, including cabbage cutter 'King Kong' and apple-picking pro 'Stretch.' You'll also meet the elusive 'Joshua,' who abandoned the cabbage crew in a huge rainstorm. Black and white photographs included. View more info

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Visions

By: Rochester Institute of Technology

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology: 1979

Seller ID: 2276528

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Kener Bond, former assistant dean of the College of Fine & Applied Arts, by then dean Robert Johnston. Front hinge loose, revealing that a Kodak ad was used as a backer for the spine. Easily repaired, and otherwise an excellent copy. 1979 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A sesquicentennial publication celebrating the individuals who helped make the Rochester Institute of Technology a success. Color photographs throughout. View more info

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The Legend of Dr Pepper/Seven-Up

By: Rodengen, Jeffrey L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Write Stuff Syndicate: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206957

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. First edition. Light wear to jacket. 1995 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Explores the history of two soda companies that merged to become one of the largest soft drink manufacturers in the world. View more info

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Century's Child: A Novel of an American Family's Cold War

By: Rodgers, Walter D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Trafford: 2002

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1669575

ISBN: 1553693388

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author on presentation bookplate affixed to title page. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 2002 Trade Paperback. 307 pp. This is the story of one working-class family and its progress through the twentieth century. Black & white photographs.Keywords: SIGNED HISTORICAL FICTION COLD WAR View more info

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Cyrano: Swordsman, Libertin, and Man-of-Letters

By: Rogers, Cameron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1815837

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed & signed ('For R.H. Patchin in admiration Cameron Rogers August 1929'). No jacket. Spine & corners a bit rubbed, one section of pages bumped at fore-edge, some pages faintly foxed. viii, 308 pp. 8vo. Original black cloth, paper labels on spine & front board, the latter bearing a caricature of Cyrano and his hawkish nose - a similar illustration decorates the title page. Endpapers, appropriately, are French blue. A biography of the 17th century Fr... View more info

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Triptychs: Buffalo's Lower West Side Revisited

By: Rogovin, Milton; Coles, Robert; Gould, Stephen Jay; Wypijewski, Joanne

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199401

ISBN: 0393035883

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by photographer (Milton Rogovin) without inscription. Pages lightly toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1994 Large Hardcover. 141 pp. In the early 1970s, Milton Rogovin set out to document the neighborhood near his house. He made a series of portraits of working-class people in Buffalo's Lower West Side. Then he returned to photograph the same people in the early 1980s and again in the 1990s. The result is this remarkable and moving portrait of time and pl... View more info

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Kennedy, Johnson, and the Quest for Justice: The Civil Rights Tapes (The Presidential Recordings Project)

By: Rosenberg, Jonathan; Karabell, Zachary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202446

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Jonathan Rosenberg without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover. xiv, 368 pp. 8vo. Peer inside the White House as Presidents Kennedy and Johnson grapple with racial injustice in America. This remarkable book is composed of actual transcripts?most never before published?from the secret recordings that Presidents Kennedy and Johnson made of White House meetings and telephone conversations between the violent crisis in 1962, when James Meredi... View more info

Abuse of Power (Signed)

By: Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1534097

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. First edition. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1997 Hard Cover. 326 pp. After joining the police force of her small California city, idealistic Rachel Simmons becomes an eyewitness to appalling abuses of police authority and risks her life and the safety of her loved ones to reveal the corrupt system. View more info

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Mythology. The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross.

By: Ross, Alex

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2204965

Condition: Near Fine


2005 limited expanded edition of the 2003 original. Signed by Chip Kidd on front endpaper, with an added speech bubble in the same ink above Hawk Girl (?) in the panoramic illustration of numerous heroes on the front endpapers. Includes acetate jacket. [320 pp.] Mythology returns, in a newly expanded edition of the book Entertainment Weekly awarded a grade of A, saying: “Alex Ross brings to his work an unparalleled sense of the real. His heroes–both super and mort... View more info

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Two in a Bucket: A Personal Account of Ice Harvesting, 1915-1923

By: Rothra, Willis H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harmony Hill Enterprises: 1984

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274307

Condition: Very Good


Signed and dated 11-21-89 by author without inscription. Wrappers lightly toned, newspaper clipping laid in and taped to rear wrapper recto, ink name and date on title page, white out on a few pages. 1984 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Ice harvesting generally involved waiting until approximately a foot of ice had built up on the water surface in the winter. The ice would then be cut with either a handsaw or a powered saw blade into long continuous strips and then cut into larg... View more info

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Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels

By: Rothschild, Philippine de

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown and Company: 1983

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2285437

ISBN: 0821215558

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Signed without inscription by author on title page. Includes publisher's slipcase. A few faint smudges to slipcase and boards. 1983 Large Hardcover. 132 pp. A study of the distinctive labels created for the wines of Chateau Mouton Rothschild by such artists as Dali, Picasso, Braque, Miro, and Motherwell. View more info

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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 la... 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 ... 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 ... 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, fr... View more info

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The Church with AIDS

By: Russell, Letty M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Westminster Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1536433

Condition: Very Good


Signed first printing. Minor ink marks in text, small creases along spine edge. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. This collection of essays by members of the Commission on Faith and Order of the National Council of Churches recounts their struggle to understand AIDS through biblical study, case study of persons with AIDS, reflection, and a search for the meaning of AIDS for the church. This struggle was occasioned in part by liai... 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 ... 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 Az... 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, Fres... 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 Algonqu... 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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Ideal Land for Farming

By: Sanders, Dori

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1990

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282433

Condition: Fine


Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1990 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Short recollections from the author's life growing up on a farm. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dorinda 'Dori' Sanders (born c.1935,[1] York County, South Carolina) is an African-American novelist, food writer and farmer.[2] Her first novel, Clover (1990), was a bestseller, and won a 1990, Lilian Smith Book Award. She has also written a cookbook, Dori Sa... 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... 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 ... View more info

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America's Dream: A Novel

By: Santiago, Esmeralda

Price: $35.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282391

ISBN: 0060172797

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 325 pp. América Gonzalez is a hotel housekeeper on an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, cleaning up after wealthy foreigners who don't look her In the eye. Her alcoholic mother resents her; her married boyfriend, Correa, beats her; and their fourteen-year-old daughter thinks life would be better anywhere but with América. So when América ... 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 Love... 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,... View more info