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Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet

by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2000
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Near Fine
Edition
4th
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9781573221399
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New York: Riverhead Hardcover, 2000. 564 pages; this book "is this first authoritative account of the life of this legendary figure-a humble man with a radiant gift, whose words and deeds continue to inspire legions of followers" its contents include 48 chapters seperated by 8 parts of the book ( 1. a christian in christian county, 2. hoptown and louisville,… Read more
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Charlemagne from the Hammer to the Cross

by Richard Winston

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Published
1969
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Good
Edition
2nd
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Constable London: Constable & Co, Ltd., 1969. 346 pp; beautifull dust jacket with illuminated lettering "clarlemagne. from the hammer to the cross by richard winston. this life of charlemagne is designed to make the man and his policies real to the modern reader. it presents not the remote patriarch legend but in the words of the author, "a restlessly… Read more
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The Grand Incendiary

by Lewis, Paul

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1973
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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New York: Dial Press, 1973. A Biography of Samuel Adams, a Founding Father and cousin of John Adams the 2nd president of the Colonial United States. Half bright red leather over red cloth boards. In a Very Good dust jacket with a couple of small chips and now in a protective mylar cover. 403pp including a select bibliography and an… Read more
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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

by Hawksley, Lucinda

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2015
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Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9781250059321
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New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015. A very good hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket. The previous owner's initials on FEP. 374pp including epilogue and index. A Biography of Princess Louise. Illustrated with photographs of portraits of Princess Louise. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Dearest Isa Robert Browning's Letters to Isabella Blagden

by Robert Browning

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1951
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Good
Edition
1st
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Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1951. edited with an introduction by edward c. mcaleer; 402 pp; contents include: preface, cue-titles, abbreviations, and symbols, introduction, the letters, appendix, index, & list of illustrations. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Hilda Wilcox Phelps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Letters of Henry Adanms 1858-1891

by Ford, Worthington Chauncey

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1930
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. Blue hardcover with title in gilt on front cover.TEG 552pp including index. Sketch of Henry Adams as a frontis piece and protected by a tissue guard. . 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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From Love Field: Our Final Hours with President John F. Kennedy

by Connally, Nellie; Herskowitz, Mickey

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9781590710142
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New York: Rugged Land, 2003. Near fine copy in a Near Fine dustcover. There is a signed (Nellie Connally) bookplate tipped in on FEP. 203pp plus an addition 5 of notes and author's bio and photo. . By Author. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Trader Horn

by Ethelreda Lewis

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1927
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Good
Edition
1st
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U.S.A.: Simon and Schuster, 1927. some markings on cover. sunned spine. 302 pages. the life and works of Alfred Aloysius Horn, who was an ivory trader in central Africa.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Milking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on This Planet

by Eugene Walter

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780609605943
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New York: Crown, 2001. 255pp. A Southerner's Story of Life on This Planet, Eugene Walter as told to Katherine Clark, Forward by George Plimpton.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Autobiography.
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A Brief Autobiography: The Life of the Virginian Composer Vernon Perdue Davis with Commentary by James Scott Rawlings

by Orr, Lee Anderson

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1996
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
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Norf, Virginia: Self Published, 1996. A Brief Autobiography: The Life of the Virginian Composer Vernon Perdue Davis with Commentary by James Scott Rawlings. Soft cover with a plastic ring binding. 89pp including appendices and an index plus author's notes. Lee Anderson Orr is the editor of the work. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12"… Read more
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Continual Lessons: The Journals of Glenway Wescott 1937-1955

by Robert Phelps , Jerry Rosco Glenway Wescott

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1990
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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United States of America: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1990. 399 pages plus index. Written in the tell-all spirit of Rousseau, and with considerable literary flair, these journals by one of America's most notable modern writers offer a sprightly melange of daily events; sophisticated judgments of literature, painting and classical music; telling portraits of a wealth of fellow writers including Maugham,… Read more
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Diary of Samuel Pepys, the

by Henry B. Wheatley , F.s.a.

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1928
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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London: G. Bell & Sons Limited, 1928. 3 book set. book 1- vol. 1-3 1659-1663: 371 pages. book 2- vol. 4-6 1664-1667: 385 pages. book 3- vol. 7-9 1667-1669: 313 pages plus index. the essential writings of Samuel Pepys (1633–1703), a remarkable man who witnessed the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague of 1665, and the Great Fire of… Read more
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Brief Lives: No. 11: Sir Isaac Newton

by E.n. Da C. Andrade

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Published
1954
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Great Britain: Collins, St. James's Place , 1954. Number 11 of the brief lives series. 140 pages. gold stamped unicorn on cover. personal inscription written on front end paper. contains six diagrams. biographical content based on sir isaac newton's life.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography.
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Bondage of Opium

by Molly Lefebure

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780812817119
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United States of America: Stein & Day Pub, 1974. 492 pages plus appendix, references, bibliography, and index. molly lefebure examines coleridge's addiction to morphine, previously little understood, to offer vast new insights into the life of the great romantic poet.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Bertrand Russell O.m. : Pictorial Biography

by H.w. Leggett

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Published
1950
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Good
Edition
1st
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United States: The Philosophical Library , Inc., 1950. 78 pages. some writing in pen on back end page. a black and white pictorial biography of the author, betrand russell o.m.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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The Best Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

by Thanet, Octave

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1890
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company. , 1890. Half-leather with marbled boards. Ruled in Gilt with extra gilt on spine. Raised bands with six compartments. title in gilt on spine.The Best Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Edited by Octave Thanet, better known as Alice French, an American novelist. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu found fame in her letters, particuarly those… Read more
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Mr. Pepys: And Introduction to the Diary Together with a Sketch of His Later Life

by J.r. Tanner

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1925
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Great Britain: University Press Glasgow , 1925. some underlining in pencil. the biography of samuel pepys.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography.
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Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett 1845-1846

by Browning, Robert

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1899
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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$65.00

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1899. with Portraits and facsimiles in two Volumes, Green linen hardcovers, Gilt border and titles in Gilt on spines, Edges untrimmed Previous owners name in pencil on inside of front board vol. one 574 pp and Vol. two 571 pp including facsimile letter and index. Lightly soiled and sunned, still a clean… Read more
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From Pinafores to Politics

by Mrs. J. Borden Harriman

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1923
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Good
Edition
1st
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United States of America: Henry Holt & Co, 1923. origninally owned by archibald gerard robertson (relative of pat roberston). a historical work on women's suffrage and is a popular title among those researching the historical suffrage movement in the United States. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.
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Dry Messiah: The Life of Bishop Cannon

by Virginius Dabney

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1949
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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New York: Greenwood Press, 1949. sharply written study of the life of Southern Methodist Bishop Cannon. An unbiased biography, it reveals success and scandal, storm and fury with appalling frankness. It ruthlessly records Cannon's financial and moral notoriety, his alleged bucketshop dealings, his trials by a Senate Committee and his own brethren, together with his issuance from these astounding difficulties..… Read more
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