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n Stalin's Shadow:: The Career of Sergo Ordzhonikidze (The New Russian History)

by Khlevniuk, Oleg V.; Raleigh, Donald J. (editor); Nordlander, David J. (translator)

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House of Our Own
Published
1995
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Fine
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9781563245626
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Armonk, NY, U.S.A.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995. This is a study of one of Stalin's closest associates, a fellow Georgian, member of the Politburo, and one of the most powerful and influential economic managers, who died under mysterious circumstances in 1937; based on documents in newly opened Communist Party and Soviet government archives, the author examines the relationship between Stalin… Read more
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Leo Eloesser, M. D.: Eulogy for a Free Spirit

by Shumacker, Harris B.

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House of Our Own
Published
1982
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780802223982
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$75.00

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Philosophical Library, 1982. This is a biography of a San Francisco surgeon who led a remarkable life involving music, travel, medicine, and social causes; a professor at the Stanford School of Medicine and surgeon at San Francisco Hospital, he was a pioneer in thoracic surgery; during World War I he was in charge of the… Read more
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The Life of Themistocles: A Critical Survey of the Literary and Archaeological Evidence

by Podlecki, A. J.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
ISBN
9780773501850
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$27.95

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Montreal, PQ, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1975. This is the first modern study of Themistocles, the important 5th century Greek statesman, known primarily through the ancient accounts of Herodotus,Thucydides, and Plutarch, who directed the Greek victory over the Persians at the decisive battle at Salamis; includes illustrations (dark red covers with bright red lettering on spine; pages tanned, otherwise a… Read more
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Joan of Arc, Maid of France, Volumes 1 & 2

by Paine, Albert Bigelow

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Macmillan, 1925. This is a two-volume biography of Joan of Arc, based on official documents, letters, and contemporary chronicles; the author, best known as Mark Twain's secretary and authorized biographer, later lived in France where he visited every place associated with her life and followed the routes of her journeys; he was awarded the… Read more
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The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson, Volumes 1 & 2

by Leyda, Jay

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House of Our Own
Published
1960
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$495.00

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New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1960. This two-volume set is not a biography of the poet but rather a factual record of her life as she lived it, day by day over the years, although Dickinson has been seen as living a rather sheltered, isolated life, this chronology reveals the large circle of her acquaintances, friends, and correspondents,… Read more
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Gustav Mahler; Der fremde Vertraute

by Fischer, Jens Malte

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Published
2010
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Very Good
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9783423346139
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DTV / Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 2010. Text in German; this is the original German paperback of the biography of the composer Gustav Mahler by a professor of the history of theater at the University of Munich (white cover with red & black lettering, photo of Mahler on the front, has very slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy).… Read more
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Shakespeare's Personality

by Holland, Norman; Homan, Sidney; Paris, Bernard J. (editors)

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House of Our Own
Published
1989
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As New
ISBN
9780520063174
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$50.00

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Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1989. The essays in this volume examine Shakespeare from a variety of perspectives based on contemporary psychoanalysis (maroon covers with gold lettering on spine; black pictorial dust jacket with white lettering, portrait of Shakespeare on the front; a bright, clean, tight copy). Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Thomas Eakins (2 Volumes)

by Goodrich, Lloyd

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House of Our Own
Published
1982
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Very Good
ISBN
9780674884908
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$75.00

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Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1982. Published for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., this is a two-volume boxed set, an extensively illustrated biography of Eakins by an important art historian, a curator and later the Director of the Whitney Museum of Art, who published an earlier biography of Eakins in 1933, based on research that included… Read more
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Lobbyist for the People: A Record of Fifty Years

by Marsh, Benjamin C

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Published
1953
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Washington, DC, U.S.A.: Public Affairs, 1953. The autobiography of the founder of the People's Lobby, organized in 1930 with John Dewey as President, which fought for relief and, during the New Deal and the Fair Deal, for more fundamental reforms; one section of the book deals with the rise and fall of the Third Party movement in the 1920s (black… Read more
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