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Grisha: The Story of Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky   (Signed)
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Grisha: The Story of Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky (Signed)

By BARTLEY, M.

U.S.A.: Otis Mountain Press, 2004. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Bound in black & white pictoral front & back panel, glossy wraps; is in near-fine condition. 387 pgs.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$29.00

The Life and Labors of Rev. Levi K. Derr, D.D.

By MILLER, Daniel

Reading, PA: Daniel Miller Pub., 1907. Bound in gray cloth, stamped in gold. No Dust Jacket. A scarce (no copies on OCLC/Worldcat). An 83 pp. biography of the Reverend Derr, with historical notes on Lehigh County, Tamaqua, etc. Small scrape to top of cloth. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$65.00

The Life of Martin Luther

By WACKERNAGEL, W.

Reading: Pilger Books, 1883. Bound in green patterned cloth, stamped in gold. Previous owner's neat signature to second free endpaper. A "near fine" copy of this Biography of Luther -- scarce in this protected condition. 336 pp.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket.

$37.50

George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace
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George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace

By BLAND, Larry

The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Bound in stiff illustrated wraps with portrait of General Marshall on the front panel. Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery. A 104 pp. book on the life of the general. Cost $35.00 new. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$21.00

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
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Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

By MARABLE, Manning

NY: Viking, 2011. Bound in black and gray boards, in illustrated dust jacket. A 594 pp. biography, Dustwrapper blurbs by Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$16.00

My Brother, the Pope

By RATZINGER, Georg

San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2011. Bound in black boards, stamped in silver in illustrated dust jacket that shows a picture of the Pope on the front panel. 270 pp. book on Pope Benedict XV!. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.00

Virginia Woolf

By DAICHES, David

CT: New Directions, 1942. The first edition of this biography that was part of New Directions' Makers of Modern Literature series. Dustwrapper by Lustig maintains the $1.50 price. 169 pp. .. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$27.00

William Henry Welch at 80

By FREEBURG, Victor O.

NY: Milbank Mem. Fund, 1930. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. A 230 pp. book on Doctor Welch. Glowing reviews! The "Library" Edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

King George VI

By BOLITHO, Hector

Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1938. Bound in dark blue cloth, stamped in gold in matching blue and gold dust jacket that has a picture of the king on the front panel. A tight, clean copy of the first edition (stated) of this biography 257 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.

$22.00

Charles Howland Russell 1851-1921

By RUSSELL, Charles Howland, Jr.

NY: Privately Printed, 1935. Bound in maroon cloth, stamped in gold. Tight, clean copy of this Biography of the Senior Howard by his son. 134 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/No Jacket.

$19.50

Doctor in Soho

By CONNELL, Charles (As Told to Him By Doctor S)

NY: Roy, 1957. Bound in red boards, stamped in gold in a great dust jacket that depicts hustlers on the street in Soho. A young doctor's tales of doctoring pimps, prostitutes, card-sharps and con-men in London in the 40's and 50's. 211 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$45.00

Josef Eberle: Poet und Publizist (German Edition)
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Josef Eberle: Poet und Publizist (German Edition)

By EBERLE, Josef

Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2001. Bound in red boards, stamped in white in illustrated matching dust jacket. This is the first German edition of this work on the author. 207 pp. Text in German. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$22.00

Harry Truman and the Crisis Presidency (w/Signed Letter Tipped in)

By COCHRAN, Bert

NY: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1973. Bound in dark gray, stamped in silver with a matching dust jacket that has a large head shot of Truman on the front panel. The highlight of this book is that there is a TLS tipped in to the front pastedown from 1954 on the ex-president's Federal Reserve Bank Building stationery. Handsome folded signed letter. 432 pp. . Typed Letter Signed. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$595.00

Pancho Villa

By LANSFORD, William Douglas

CA: Sherbourne Press, 1965. Bound in red cloth with embossed design to front panel and gold lettering to spine; has black & white photos of subject and his comrads in middle of volume. Shows light foxing to side page edges and is in otherwise near-fine condtion. Dustjacket shows slight scuffing to spine ends and light yellowing to rear flap fold. 283 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.

$14.00

The Youth of James Whitcomb Riley

By DICKEY, Marcus

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1919. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. top edge gilt. A 425 pp. book on the early life of Riley. Some offsetting to endsheets. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$21.00

The Maturity of James Whitcomb Riley

By DICKEY, Marcus

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1922. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. top edge gilt. A 427 pp. book on the later life of Riley. Some offsetting to endsheets. Type on spine is readable -- but a bit faded. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$24.50

James Whitcomb Riley As I Knew Him (Signed)

By MITCHELL, Minnie Belle

Indiana: Old Swimmin' Hole Press, 1949. Bound in dark green cloth, stamped in gold in illustrated white dust jacket that has held up well with juat a hint of scuffing. The Centennial Edition. Signed by author on the front free endpaper. Scarce in this protected condition and signed. 224 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +.

$62.50

Theodore Weld - Crusader for Freedom

By THOMAS, Benjamin P.

NJ: Rutgers, 1950. Bound in black cloth, stamped in silver. Three marks to front endpaper, but a tight, clean copy. The author J.C. Furnas' copy with his blindstamp to half-title page. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$17.00

To the Lilacs -- A Book of Optimism (Signed)

By GRIFFITH, Ivor

Philadelphia: International Printing Co., 1949. Bound in rose colored cloth, stamped in gold. Inscribed and signed by the author (full page w/decorations). 270 pp. or reminisces by the Philadelphia author. . First Ediiton. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.

$35.00

A Roomful of Hovings

By MCPHEE, John

NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1968. Dustwrapper a bit of scuffing to spine ends of dustwrapper, but overall, a crisp, clean copy of the scarce first edition of the author's fifth book. A book that contains character studies of Thomas Hoving, Euell Gibbons, Robert Twynam, Temple Fielding and M.I.T. Fellows in Africa.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$22.00

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