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image of Life of Fray Antonio Margil O.F.M. Translated and Revised by Benedict Leutenegger

Life of Fray Antonio Margil O.F.M. Translated and Revised by Benedict Leutenegger

by Rios, Eduardo Enrique. Leutenegger, trans

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Published
1959
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Washington DC: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1959. Hardcover. 159p., has a few period illustrations in b&w on inserted coated stock, hardbound in tall blue buckram boards (may be series binding, spine-titled, neat without being fancy). Endsheets bear routine maps, these somewhat defaced by acidic binder's paste-creep (gutters stained) and the casing is faintly dim, this is a very… Read more
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image of Pedro de La torre - Doctor to Conquerors

Pedro de La torre - Doctor to Conquerors

by Lanning, John Tate

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Published
1974
ISBN
9780807100646
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£12.68

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974. Hardcover. xiv, 145p., illustrated with a half-dozen documents in photographic facsimile, first edition black cloth boards spine-titled in silver- and copper-foil, a very nice copy in every respect but one: heavy top edge foxing. Else perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of The Gentleman Giant: The Biography of Robert Pershing Wadlow

The Gentleman Giant: The Biography of Robert Pershing Wadlow

by Fadner, Frederic

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Published
n.d.
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Alton, IL: Alton Area Historical Society Research Library, n.d.. Hardcover. 206p. hardcover, facsimile reprint of the 1944 edition, very good in dustjacket.
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image of Uncommon Calling; a gay man's struggle to serve the church

Uncommon Calling; a gay man's struggle to serve the church

by Glaser, Chris, foreword by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, introduction by John Boswell

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780060631222
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New York: Harper and Row, 1988. Paperback. xxii, 213p., foreword, introduction, preface, mild toning else a very good first edition, first printing stated trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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image of The Rise of Fernando Cortes [reprinted from:] Documents and Narratives concerning the Discovery and Conquest of Latin America Published by The Cortes Society Bancroft Library Berkeley California

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New York: Kraus Reprint Co, 1969. Hardcover. xxxvi, 564p., all original illustrations reproduced in careful facsimile (including a folded Aztec map), hardbound in utilitarian cloth boards spine-titled gilt. Ex library with neat accession and withdrawn stamps to pastedown and to top edge; little or no signs of wear, no personal ownership markings, no soil but expect a bit of… Read more
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image of The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath

The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath

by [Plath, Sylvia] Ronald Hayman

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Published
1991
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9781559720687
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New York: Birch Lane Press/Carol Publishing, 1991. Hardcover. xix, 235p., foreword, chronology, notes, bibliography, index, glossy b&w photo section, very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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The Letters of Lenin

by Hill, Elizabeth, Doris Mudie; trans. and editors

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Published
1937
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London: Chapman and Hall Ltd, 1937. Paperback. ix., 495p., 8x5.25 inches; frontispiece portrait of Lenin, illus., green cloth wrappers, pages evenly toned, some shelfwear, head of spine chipped, else in good condition.
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image of Lou Harrison: composing a world [signed]

Lou Harrison: composing a world [signed]

by [Harrison, Lou] Leta E. Miller & Frederic Lieberman

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Published
1998
ISBN
9780195110227
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£33.56

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Hardcover. xiv, 385p. + cd in rear pocket, introduction, conclusion, appendices, notes, selected bibliography, index, photo gallery, signed by the author, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj. Critical biography of the gay composer.
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Boys Like Us: gay writers tell their coming out stories [signed by 3 authors]

by Merla, Patrick, editor; Tony Kushner, Edmund White, J. D. McClatchey, Christopher Bram, Samuel R. Delaney, Michael Nava, Andrew Holleran, Tim Miller, Alex Chee, et al.

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780380973408
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£26.10

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New York: Avon Books, 1996. Hardcover. xviii, 365p., letter to the reader by Kushner, introduction, contributors, selected bibliography, a few small photos of contributors, signed by Edmund White, Samuel R. Delany & J.D. McClatchey, tiny ownership label on flyleaf else a very good first edition, first printing stated in boards & an unclipped dj with Autographed by Author label… Read more
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image of Bitter Fame: a life of Sylvia Plath

Bitter Fame: a life of Sylvia Plath

by [Plath, Sylvia] Anne Stevenson, Lucas Myers, Dido Merwin & Richard Murphy

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Published
1989
ISBN
9780395453742
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. Hardcover. xvi, 413p., preface, appendixes, sources and notes, index, photo section, very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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image of Collected Works in Ten Volumes; Volume IX, Literary Portraits

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Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1982. Hardcover. 389p., 6.5x5 inches; minor rubbing on dustjacket, sound edges, bookmark ribbon attached, front board slightly bent on top corner, sticker on back dustjacket, else in very good condition.
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image of Strange angel: the gospel according to Benny Joe

Strange angel: the gospel according to Benny Joe

by Davis, Ben

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Published
1991
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9780931722899
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San Antonio: Corona Publishing Co, 1991. Hardcover. 233p., very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. "Raised in the old-fashioned, blood-bought, sin-killing, devil defeating, Jesus-lifting, Holy Ghost-anointed clothes-line religion" that pervaded north Texas in the 1950s, Davis had his eye firmly fixed on a preaching career [when]... he discovered he was gay.
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image of The Perfect Prince: A Biography of the King Dom João II (who continued the work of Henry the Navigator)

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Porto: Livraria Civilização, 1959. Hardcover. xvi, 446p., illus., genealogical table, corners bumped else very good in boards and a lightly soiled dj.
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image of Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women

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Metuchen, NJ: Published for the Women's Project of New Jersey by Scarecrow Press, 1990. Hardcover. xvii, 468p., cloth-covered boards, 8.75 inches, ex-library with ownership stamps on top and bottom edges and title page and pen notation on copyright page else good condition in dj with library labels on spine panel and rear panel; dj is taped to boards. … Read more
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image of La Internacional comunista y América latina, 1919-1943: diccionario biográfico

La Internacional comunista y América latina, 1919-1943: diccionario biográfico

by Jeifets, Lazar S; Víctor L Jeifets; Peter Huber

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Published
2004
ISBN
9783033003637
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Moscow: Instituto de Latinoamérica de la Academia de las Ciencias, 2004. Paperback. 445p. paperback, minor shelfwear.
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image of Chiyo-ni: Woman Haiku Master

Chiyo-ni: Woman Haiku Master

by Donegan, Patricia; Yoshie Ishibashi

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Published
1998
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Tokyo; Boston: Tuttle, 1998. Paperback. 280p. paperback, very good.
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image of Una Troubridge; the friend of Radclyffe Hall

Una Troubridge; the friend of Radclyffe Hall

by [Troubridge, Una] Richard Ormrod

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780881841930
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New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1985. Hardcover. xii, 340p. + 8p. photos, very good first US edition in boards and price-clipped dj.
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image of The Naked Civil Servant, How to Become a Virgin & Resident Alien: with a new preface & afterword by the author

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New York: QPB: Quality Paperback Book Club, 2000. Paperback. x, 635p., prefaces, three autobiographies, afterword, very good trade paperback omnibus edition in pictorial wraps. Triangle Classics series: Illuminating the Gay & lesbian Experience.
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image of Manuel Devaldès et le pacifisme scientifique

Manuel Devaldès et le pacifisme scientifique

by Day, Hem [pseudonym of Marcel Dieu]

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Published
1958
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Paris: Editions Pensée et Action, 1958. Pamphlet. 15p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, leaves unopened, lightly toned, ink smudge on rear wrap else very good condition. Text in French. Biography of the individualist anarchist and and pacifist.
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First World War Poets

by Judd, Alan & David Crane

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Published
1997
ISBN
9781855142039
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London: NPG: National Portrait Gallery, 1997. Hardcover. 63p., 5x7 inches, biographical sketches illustrated with photos and portrait paintings, very good first edition in pictorial boards. NPG Character Sketches series. Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, A. A. Milne etc.
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