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The Female World: A Brilliant Exploration of a Previously Uncharted Region--the Special World of Women

By: Bernard, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202132

ISBN: 0029030005

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author and inscribed: For Elizabeth O'Hera with best regards, Jessie Bernard 10/19/81. Edges very lightly rubbed.Crease to front and rear wrapper of jacket and jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 614 pp. A sociological look at the sphere of women examines its patterns and trends, compares it with the world of men, and relates both concepts to politics and economics.Keywords: JESSIE BERNARD FEMALE WORLD BRILLIANT EXPLORATION PREVIOUSLY UNCHARTED REGION SPECIAL WORLD OF WOMEN WOMENS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY HISTORY PSYCHOLOGY View more info

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Stoneposts in the Sunset

By: Berry, Romeyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Century House: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2062121

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution and signed by author ('with every good wish, Romeyn Berry') on title page. Corners a bit rubbed, faint stain to spine base. 1950 Hard Cover. 96 pp. 8vo. A collection of short pieces written by an American sports administrator and author who attended Cornell University to study law, practiced in New York City, fought in World War I, and returned to Cornell to become involved in their sports program. He was also the head of several national sports committees. The title refers to his 65 acre farm in Jacksonville, New York, which was the subject of one ... View more info

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The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

By: Blanchard, Ken; Shula, Don

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperBusiness: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287862

ISBN: 0066621038

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author (Don Shula). Sticker adhesive on rear jacket panel. 2001 Small Hard Cover. 117 pp. Are the people who report to you giving you their best? Is each individual on your team performing to his or her fullest potential? For more than thirty years, renowned business consultant and bestselling author Ken Blanchard and legendary NFL coach Don Shula have motivated teams to peak performances. In their classic, authoritative work on coaching, Everyone's a Coach, they distilled their rich collective experience down to its key elements and shared their secrets for inspiring ... View more info

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A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You: Stories

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271002

ISBN: 0375502688

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 163 pp. A great short story has the emotional depth and intensity of a poem and the wholeness and breadth of a novel. Amy Bloom writes great short stories. Her first collection, Come to Me, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and here she deepens and extends her mastery of the form. Real people inhabit these pages, the people we know and are, the people we long to be and are afraid to be: a mother and her brave, smart little girl, each coming to terms wi... View more info

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Come to Me: Stories

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271003

ISBN: 0060182369

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 177 pp. A first collection of short stories features tales of psychiatrists crossing professional boundaries, a small girl in need of love, a frightened father in need of redemption, and wives who become mistresses. View more info

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Love Invents Us: A Novel

By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271004

ISBN: 0679441093

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. This stunning novel by National Book Award finalist Amy Bloom, author of Come to Me, follows the passions of Elizabeth Taube from childhood to middle age, as she finds herself through love--good, bad, and dangerous. View more info

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The Washington Embrace of Business (Benjamin F. Fairless Memorial Lectures)

By: Blough, Roger M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University / Columbia University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275901

ISBN: 0915604035

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Julian Street, With warm regards, Roger Blough, 12/23/75'). This would be Julian Street, Jr., as his father passed away in 1947. This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Street's personal library. Jacket toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 161, [3] pp. 8vo. An analysis of government regulation of businesses by the former Chairman of U.S. Steel, assessing specific historical examples and advocating for shared responsibility between corporations and government in guiding regulation. View more info

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The Book of Banbury

By: Bloxham, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barracuda Books Limited: 1975

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265073

ISBN: 0860230074

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, With best wishes. Front jacket flap clipped, jacket faintly toned. 1975 Large Hardcover. 147 pp. A history of Banbury, illustrated with black-and-white maps and illustrations. View more info

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Temperature's Rising: A Midsummer's Night Steam

By: Blue, Ally; Buchanan, Jade; Mitchell, K.A.; Young, Amanda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263420

ISBN: 1599987767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed and signed by author on title page (using her real name, Colleen). 2008 Trade Paperback. 260, [8] pp. Guilty pleasures - we all have them. And four of Samhains top m/m erotica writers are serving them up. Taboo Desires by Amanda Young has a man facing a choice - give in to his desire for a man, or go back to his safe, straight life. In Custom Ride by K.A. Mitchell, a summer storm brings more than one man out of the closet. Ally Blues Catching a Buzz gives a whole new meaning to personal electronics. And two werewolves mark each other as mates wit... View more info

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The Greater Emancipation: A Story-Study of Mind

By: Bluntach, John Alexander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Charter Publisher, Rochester: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164351

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed in pencil by author on front flyleaf ('With the good will and regard of J A Bluntach'). Owner sticker on title page, some loss of gilt from titles on front board, minimal pencil marginalia. 1915 Hard Cover. 216, [1] pp. 8vo. A celebration of the power of the human mind, with some philosophical and religious underpinnings, written in the form of a novel. View more info

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Thieves of Baghdad

By: Bogdanos, Matthew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287725

ISBN: 1582346453

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription. First edition. Rear jacket faintly rubbed. 2005 Hard Cover. He's a spit-and-polish Marine, a competitive boxer, a classics scholar, and an assistant DA in Manhattan. New York tabloids call him pit bull for his relentless prosecution of high-profile defendants like Sean Puff Daddy Combs and the baby-faced butchers of Central Park. When Baghdad fell, Colonel Matthew Bogdanos was in southern Iraq, tracking down terrorist networks through their financing and weapons smuggling?until he heard about the looting of the museum. Immediately setting out across the deser... 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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Death of a Romanov Prince: Prince Oleg Konstantinovich's Promising Life and Early Death

By: Boland, Terry; Beeche, Arturo E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Eurohistory.com: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289592

ISBN: 0994583001

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed without inscription by Arturo Beeche on half-title page. Bottom corner very lightly bumped. 2018 Large Hardcover. v, [1], 230 pp. Genealogical tables on endpapers. Death of a Romanov Prince follows the brief life-journey of Prince Oleg Konstantinovich, one of the lesser-known members of the powerful and privileged Russian Imperial family. He was a talented young man of intellectual and artistic genius. Oleg was the gifted son of the talented Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich, who wrote under the pseudonym of KR. The Grand Duke was a friend of Tchaikovsky, who set his ... View more info

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Genesee Country Museum: Scenes of Town & Country in the Nineteenth Century

By: Bolger, Stuart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Flower City Printing: 1985

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2193521

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to local businesswoman/philanthropist & signed by author on title page ('to Jean Groff - with best regards, Stuart Bolger'). Groff's address sticker on title page. 1985 Large Softcover. 103 pp. Depicts the different historical buildings and events that helped shaped Genesee Country. Stuart Bolger, an architectural historian, was the long-time director of Genesee Country Village. View more info

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Mission, Marcel-Proust: The Story of an Unusual O.S.S. Undertaking

By: Booth, Waller B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dorrance & Company: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276901

ISBN: 0805917047

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('All best wishes to my old friend, Pete Street, Wally Booth, 25 June 1976'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by Pete to differentiate himself from his father, the prominent author. Jacket toned. 1972 Hard Cover. 168 pp. 8vo. An account of clandestine operations during World War II, by the commander of Mission Marcel-Proust. View more info

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Russian Coronation 1896: The Letters of Kate Koon (Bovey) from the Last Russian Coronation

By: Bovey, Kate Koon

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2285035

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by Kate Koon Bovey on front flyleaf ('To Juliene Bryan, I am delighted to send you this book, Kate Koon Bovey'). Boards lightly stained and faded, interior excellent. 1942 Large Hardcover. 50 pp. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. A privately printed collection of letters written by Bovey to her parents from Moscow, providing a firsthand account of the coronation of Czar Nicholas II. View more info

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Nerves: A Novel

By: Boyd, Blanche M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Daughters, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201035

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Top edge lightly foxed. 1973 Trade Paperback. 169 pp. Author's first book. Diane Hamilton comes of age in a world peopled by troubled women. Not that these are weak women, but they are women who have tried to face life down and failed. Nerves is a novel of generations of women--mother, daughter, aunt, friend of the family. Diane is the strength we all have in adolescence and the fear we felt of growing up female and defeated. It is rare to find a book that explores the tension this creates between mother and daughter.-... View more info

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The Revolution of Little Girls

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271005

ISBN: 0679400907

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated (June 3, 1991) by author without inscription. A nice copy. We have more books available by this author!. 205 pp. No matter how hard she tries, Ellen Burns will never be Scarlett O'Hara. As a little girl in South Carolina, she prefers playing Tarzan to playing Jane. As a teenage beauty queen she spikes her Cokes with spirits of ammonia and baffles her elders with her Freedom Riding sympathies. As a young woman in the 1960s and '70s, she hypnotizes her way to Harvard, finds herself as a lesbian, then very nearly loses herself to booze and shamans. And though the w... View more info

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Mourning the Death of Magic: A Novel

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271006

ISBN: 0025142704

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. An intensely powerful, understated novel about contemporary Southern life, the struggle of the new generation with themselves, their past, and their region. View more info

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The Redneck Way of Knowledge: Down-Home Tales

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271007

ISBN: 039451050X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 159 pp. This intoxicating book by the author of The Revolution of Little Girls combines autobiography, reporting, and the dressed-up lies we call fiction. An underground classic since its initial publication, it is the wildly funny personal testament of Blanche McCrary Boyd, sixties radical and born-again Southerner, a lesbian with an un-P.C. passion for skydiving and stock-car racing, a graduate of Esalen and kundalini yoga who now takes her alte... View more info

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Terminal Velocity

By: Boyd, Blanche McCrary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271009

ISBN: 0679430083

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. In 1970 I realized that the Sixties were passing me by. I had never even smoked a joint, or slept with anyone besides my husband. A year later I had left Nicky, changed my name from Ellen to Rain, and moved to a radical lesbian commune in California named Red Moon Rising, where I was playing the Ten of Hearts in an outdoor production of Alice in Wonderland when two FBI agents arrived to arrest the Red Queen . . . So begins Blanche McCrary... View more info

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Water Music: A Novel

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book/Little, Brown and Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281544

ISBN: 0316104671

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine lightly toned. Page ridge very faintly foxed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 437 pp. Author's first novel. Twenty five years ago, T.C. Boyle published his first novel, Water Music—a funny, bawdy, extremely entertaining novel of imaginative and stylistic fancy that announced to the world Boyle’s tremendous gifts as a storyteller. Set in the late eighteenth century, Water Music follows the wild adventures of Ned Rise, thief and whoremaster, and Mungo Park, a Scottish explorer, through London’s seamy gutters and Scotland’s scenic... View more info

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After the Plague, and Other Stories

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199485

ISBN: 0670030058

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription. First edition. Faint smell of smoke, top page edges lightly foxed.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. Few authors in America write with such sheer love of story, language, and imagination as T. C. Boyle, and nowhere is that passion more evident than in his inventive, wickedly funny, and widely praised short stories. In After the Plague, his sixth collection of stories, Boyle exhibits his maturing themes, speaking to contemporary social issues in a range of emotional keys. The sixteen stories gathered here, nin... View more info

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Drop City: A Novel

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281614

ISBN: 0670031720

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor crease to top corner of front jacket flap. Faint smudge on page ridge. 2003 Hard Cover. 443 pp. The members of the Drop City commune clash with Alaskan homesteaders who live near where the commune has recently moved, as both groups struggle to for love, nourishment, and shelter. By the author of A Friend of the Earth. View more info

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We Can All Do Better

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288335

ISBN: 1593157290

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on bookplate pasted to half-title page without inscription. Top corners of jacket bumped. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 191 pp. The eighteen-year New Jersey Senator, financial and investment adviser, Olympic and NBA athlete, national radio host, and bestselling author has lived in the United States as both political insider and outsider, national sports celebrity and behind-the-scenes confidante, leader and teammate. His varied experiences help to inform his unique and much-sought-after point of view on Washington and the c... View more info

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Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2288336

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 442 pp. A superb memoir that concludes with an exciting vision of what this country can be, Time Present, Time Past recounts a classic American journey. Former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley speaks with affection about his small-town upbringing, traces the road he took through professional sports to public service, and vividly brings to life the world of a U.S. senator. View more info

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Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir

By: Bradley, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2291129

ISBN: 0679444882

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Owner's (James C. Molesworth) library stamp on front free endpaper. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 442 pp. A superb memoir that concludes with an exciting vision of what this country can be, Time Present, Time Past recounts a classic American journey. Former New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley speaks with affection about his small-town upbringing, traces the road he took through professional sports to public service, and... View more info

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The Long Dirt Road: A Short Story with a Long Reach

By: Braman, Clifford L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Clifford L. Braman: 2014

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265326

ISBN: 149748247X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, To Laurie, from Clifford L. Braman. Top corner lightly bumped. 2014 Trade Paperback. iii, 134 pp. Over fifty years ago, Clifford L. Braman was a student at a private Christian high school in central Florida—a place that should have nurtured, strengthened, and prepared him for the world. It did, but not in a positive way; sadly, its administrators and teachers introduced him to the hardships of life through their own harshness and deceit. Students were subjected to a multitude of rules, some strict, others utterly ridiculous: no movies, no dating the same gi... View more info

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Small Craft Warnings: Stories

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Nevada Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201015

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 180 pp. The indigo skies and lush vegetation of the contemporary West Coast belie the damaged souls and desperate alienation that lurk behind fading stucco walls and off the endless highways. The lives of women on the edge and beyond the margins have seldom been explored with as much power or insight as in these brilliant stories by award-winning novelist and poet Kate Braverman. In a world without succor, Braverman’s characters grope for meaning and... View more info

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Postcard from August

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Illuminati: 1990

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201044

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription. Spine lightly bumped, lightly toned. 1990 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 75 pp. A lyrical diary in chapters by turns meditative and explosive, it spells a woman's intuitive journey from Southern California to wisdom--by way of motherhood, Hawaii and surrender. From the controversial author of Palm Latitudes.Keywords: KATE BRAVERMAN AMERICAN LITERATURE POETRY POEMS POSTCARD FROM AUGUST View more info