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The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General, United States Army
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The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General, United States Army

By Mead's son

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Slipcase. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st Printing 2 Copyright date is 1913, First edition. Two volumes. Vol. I: [i-iv] v-vii [1, blank], [6]. 1-389 [3, blank] pp., frontispiece, 6 folded maps; Vol. II: [i-iv] vii [1, blank], [4], 1-432 pp., frontispiece, 25 folded maps. (8vo) 23.2x16 cm (9x6¼"), original green cloth, spines gilt lettered. First Edition. This work was written by Mead's son and edited by his grandson, who completed it after his father's death. Meade's services in the Mexican-American War are in vol. 1, pp. 19-219. His letters, all to his wife, are well written and full of interesting details available nowhere else. His letters start on August 15, 1845, when he writes his wife from Washington and end on April 20, 1847, from a ship in the Potomac informing his wife, "You may look for me to dinner." Meade (1815-1872) fought at Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and Monterrey before being assigned to Scott, who sent him back to the states because he had enough topographical engineers. He is best remembered as commander of the Union army at Gettysburg. Near fine

$375.00

The Little Kingdom
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The Little Kingdom

By Hughie Call

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Gloria Kamen. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1964, first printing, light green cloth over boards with black and green lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Illustrated inside covers front and back. Dust Jacket, no bent flaps nor is it price clipped. One small tear on the top of the head of the spine. Shelfware to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are minor. Text is bright and clean, with a tight binding, a solid book for adults about a child's world. It is not a work of fiction, but a mother intimate story of her daughter's life, and the power of a little girl special brand of love. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

$92.00

The Greek Treasure: A Biographical Novel of Henry and Sophia Schliemann
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The Greek Treasure: A Biographical Novel of Henry and Sophia Schliemann

By Stone, Irving

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday & Co., 1975. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Copyright date is 1975, 1st edition after the limited edition, yellow and rust cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and the spine, no tears or bent pages nor any writing, D/j no bent flaps not price clipped, shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine is moderate, a tear along the toe of the spine, bright, clean text with atight binding a solid book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$95.00

E.B. White: A Biography
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E.B. White: A Biography

By Elledge, Scott

New York, New York: Norton, 1984. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Copyright date is 1984, 1st edition, 1st printing. dark bluecloth over boards with gold lettering on the spine, book has no bent pages one small tear on the bottom right corner of the fly leaf and previous owners name on the upper right corner of the fly leaf. D/j has no bent flaps a very small tears on the fore edge, book has a small crease on the lower left front along the groove. Book is not price clipped, minor shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine. A very clean, bight text, binding is tigh and straight, a solid book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$42.49

Joan Crawford, a Biography
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Joan Crawford, a Biography

By Thomas, Bob

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. 1st Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Copyright date is 1978, 1st printing, black cloth over boards with silver lettering on the front and the spine. Book has many photos and has no tears or bent pages a previous owners label on the inside fly leaf. A publishers emblem on the bottom page edges.Some minor shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine. D/j has no bent flaps, one tear on the bottom right near the fore edge and a small crease bottom left near the groove, book is bright and clean text, binding is tight and straight, a solid book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$99.00

Oswald\'s Tale: An American Mystery
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Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery

By Mailer, Norman

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Incorporated, 1995. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Oksana Kushnir. 2nd Printing 1 Copyright date is 1995, 1st trde edition, 2nd printing. Black cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Book has no tears or bent pages nor any writing. Clean bright text. D/j have no tears or bent flaps, very minor shelf wear to the edges and to the spine. A solid book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$139.00

Life on the Ocean; Twenty Years at Sea:personal Adventures of the Author
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Life on the Ocean; Twenty Years at Sea:personal Adventures of the Author

By George Little

Maryland: Strong and Broadhead, 1843. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1843,1st edition, fourteenth printing, green cloth over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine the front has a design stamped on it, Book is 395 pages long. There are no torn pages bent pages or writing.soiling to the inside coversfront and back, Shelf wear to the ends of the spine and edges, foxing on interior pages. Corners bent in on back board. some tiny worn spots on face and back. a solid book Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

$135.00