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The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers

by Shattock, Joanne

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1994
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780192800213
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$10.00

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New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. Paperback. Near Fine. ix, [1], 493, [9] p.; 20 cm. Paperback; illustrated cover. Publisher's advertisements on final 8 unpaginated pages. A biographical dictionary of British women writers from Eliza Acton to E. H. Young. In Near Fine Condition: small puncture marks in lower corner of front cover… Read more
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Collections of the New-Hampshire Historical Society, Volume VI

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Published
1850
Condition
Good
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$39.00

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Concord, N.H.: Printed by Asa McFarland, for the Society, 1850. Hardcover. Good. 336 p., engraved frontispiece portrait of John Farmer: tables; 24 cm. Brown ribbon-grain cloth with blind-stamped decoration on spine and both boards. Gilt-stamped circular medallion on front board. Gilt-stamped spine title: New Hamphire Historical Collections. Oval stamp on title page: The Property… Read more
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image of Ein Zeitalter Wird Besichtigt; Mit einem Nachwort von Klaus Schröter und einem Materialienanhang, zusammengestellt von Peter-Paul Schneider

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Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1988. Paperback. Near Fine. 760, [8] p.: illustrations; 18 cm. Paperback. Publisher's advertisement on final 6 unpaginated pages. Includes chronology and index. In Near Fine Condition: edges slightly rubbed; clean and tight.
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$13.00
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William Clift

by Dobson, Jessie

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
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$21.00

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London: William Heinemann Medical Books, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/good +. viii, 144 p., frontispiece and 31 leaves of plates; 22 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine title. Light grey dust jacket printed in maroon. Former owner's stamp on front fixed endpaper and title page verso with penciled note about acquisition in gutter of p. v.… Read more
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image of Salmagundi: A Quarterly of the Humanities & Social Sciences -- No. 56, Spring 1982

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Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: Skidmore College, 1982. Paperback. Good +. 178, [4] p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Paperback. Contents: Memories of Unhousement by Clark Blaise -- Metamorphosis of Shit by Martin Pops -- Poetry and Society by Eugenio Montale -- The Soul Inside the sentence by William H. Gass -- Pumping blood by Peter Schneeman -- Sartre Remembered… Read more
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image of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; Linda Brent; Edited by L. Maria Child; New Introduction and Notes by Walter Teller

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San Diego; New York; London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Paperback. Very Good. xiv, 210 p.; 20 cm. Paperback; illustrated cover. After escaping from slavery in 1842, Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897) wrote this account of her life, with the editorial assistance of author and abolitionist Lydia Maria Child (1802-1880). For publication in 1861, both Jacobs' name and… Read more
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image of Secret Life: Firsthand Documented Accounts of UFO Abductions; Foreword by John E. Mack

Secret Life: Firsthand Documented Accounts of UFO Abductions; Foreword by John E. Mack

by Jacobs, David M.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780671797201
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$10.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Paperback. Very Good. A Fireside Book. 336 p.; 21 cm. Paperback; illusttrated cover. In Very Good Condition: black mark on lower page edges (remainder mark?); edges slightly rubbed; pages are lightly browned along upper edges; otherwise, clean and tight.
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Primary Source Tribute to John Hope Franklin

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
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$16.00

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Watertown, MA: Primary Source, 2000. Paperback. Fine. [44] p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled illustrated paper cover. This is the program from a tribute for American historian John Hope Franklin (1915-2009), held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on June 17, 2000. Contains a timeline of Franklin's life, and many letters of admiration and gratitude… Read more
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image of West Point Account Book and 6 documents relating to his Military Service

West Point Account Book and 6 documents relating to his Military Service

by Gerhard, William

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Good
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$1,288.00

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1865. Hardcover. Good. The West Point account book of William Gerhard, while a cadet, 1865-1869, and 6 documents relating to his military service. William Gerhard (1847-1914) of Philadelphia was the son of Benjamin Gerhard (1811-1864) and Anna Sergeant Gerhard (1815-1873). He married Sally Lyle Howell (1855-1879) and they had one child, Arthur Howell Gerhard (1877-1949). … Read more
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image of The Life-Work of William McKinley: The Brilliant Career of a Typical American Citizen, Soldier, Statesman

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Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1901. Hardcover. Very Good -. 319 p., frontispiece and 11 leaves of illustrations, 8 unpaginated pages of illustrations: in-text illustrations; 20 cm. Grey cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, red and green illustration on spine and front cover. Top page edges gilt. Title page in red and black. "Memorial… Read more
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image of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; text, Criticism, and Notes edited by Chester G. Anderson

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New York: Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Very Good -. vi, 570 p.: map; 20 cm. Paperback. Part of The viking Critical Library. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed and lightly soiled; pages are clean and tight.
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image of Annals of the Chicago Woman's Club for the First Forty Years of Its Organization 1876-1916; Compiled by Henriette Greenebaum Frank [and] Amalie Hofer Jerome

Annals of the Chicago Woman's Club for the First Forty Years of Its Organization 1876-1916; Compiled by Henriette Greenebaum Frank [and] Amalie Hofer Jerome

by Frank, Henriette Greenebaum; Jerome, Amalie Hofer, compilers

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1916
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Good
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$10.00

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Chicago: Chicago Woman's Club, 1916. Hardcover. Good. 389 p., frontispiece portrait with facsimile signature if Caroline W. Brown; 22 cm. Red library binding with gilt spine title and call number. Perforated stamped of the Chicago Public Library on title page. Note on title page verso that the book was given to that library by the… Read more
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image of Dr Panofsky & Mr Tarkington: An Exchange of Letters, 1938-1946; edited by Richard M. Ludwig

Dr Panofsky & Mr Tarkington: An Exchange of Letters, 1938-1946; edited by Richard M. Ludwig

by Panofsky, Erwin; Tarkington, Booth

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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$16.00

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Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Library, 1974. Hardcover. Fine/very good. xvii, 133 p., [8] p. of illustrations, portraits; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; mustard paper over boards with bind-stamped title on front cover. Glassine dust jacket. Mustard endpapers. In 1938 a German art historian, Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968), met an American novelist,… Read more
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The Trials of a Trial Judge [provenance: John B. Hannum]

by McKay, Leo H.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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$129.00

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New York: Vantage Press, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. [10], 95 p.; 21 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. White dust jacket printed in blue with portrait of the author on the front section. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, with added inscription noting that he died in January, 1978. … Read more
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image of Geschichtswissenschaft in Göttingen: Eine Vorlesungsreihe; Herausgegeben von Hartmut Boockmann und Hermann Wellenreuther; Mit 20 Abbildungen

Geschichtswissenschaft in Göttingen: Eine Vorlesungsreihe; Herausgegeben von Hartmut Boockmann und Hermann Wellenreuther; Mit 20 Abbildungen

by Boockmann, Hartmut; Wellenreuther, Hermann, editors

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9783525358313
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$19.00

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Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good -/very good -. 408, [2] p.: illustrations, portraits; 24 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. Light grey dust jacket printed in red and dark grey. Göttinger Universitätsschriften, Serie A: Scriften, Band 2. Includes index. Publisher's catalog on final 2 unpaginated pages. Gift inscription… Read more
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Shaping an American Institution: Robert E. Wood and Sears, Roebuck

by Worthy, James C.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780252010514
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$19.00

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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/very good. xx, 299, [3] p., [18] p. of illustrations; 24 cm. Green cloth with gilt spine title. Green endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. Includes index. Robert E. Wood (1879-1969) led the transition of Sears from a mail-order company serving a rural market to an… Read more
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Memorable Negroes in Cleveland's Past

by Davis, Russell H.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good -
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$26.00

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Cleveland, OH: Western Reserve Historical Society, 1969. Paperback. Very Good -. [6], 58 p.: illustrations; 22 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. The illustrations, including portraits of people from the 19th century, are by Kenneth E. Snipes. Contains biographical essays about 28 residents of Cleveland and others important in the history of that city, including: Joseph… Read more
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Pyrrhus King of Epirus

by Abbott, Jacob

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
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$12.00

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New York and Akron: D. M. MacLellan Book Co, 1910. Hardcover. Near Fine. [6], 15-264 p., frontispiece; 19 cm. Brown and blue cloth with gilt spine title. Series title on back cover: Everybody's Books. Top page edges gilt. "RH" stamped on front free endpaper. Series title at head of title page. No… Read more
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image of Good Words for 1866; Edited by Norman MacLeod and illustrated by J. Wolf, R. P. Leitch, W. Small, G. J. Pinwell, A. B. Houghton, J. W. North, M. E. Edwards, and Others

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London / New York: Strahan & Co, 1866. Hardcover. Very Good -. vi, 862 p., frontispiece and 30 leaves of plates: in-text illustrations; 24 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between raised bands; gilt- and blind-rolled decoration on spine. Marbled paper over boards. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Eliza A. Brown.… Read more
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American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm 1870-1970

by Hughes, Thomas P.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780670814787
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$10.00

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New York: Viking Penguin, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. xii, [2], 529, [1] p.: : illustrations; 24 cm. Black cover with red spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. First Edition. Date of publication written on front free endpaper by former owner. Book is in Very Good+ Condition: black (remainder?) mark… Read more
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