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Ascending Peculiarity:  Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
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Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey

By Wilkin, Karen

NY: Harcourt, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0151005044 . Interviews selected and edited by Karen Wilkin. xxi, 292 pp, index, photos, illustrations. "Here is Gorey in his own words, ruminating on everything from the ballets of George Balanchine to cats, from classical Japanese literature to television sit-coms, from obscure silent films to yard sales." (from front jacket flap) .

$15.00

The Good Life Album of Helen and Scott Nearing

By Nearing, Helen

NY: Sunrise Books/E.P. Dutton. Very Good; Owner name on front flyleaf, light edgewear and faint soiling . to page bottoms.. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0876901445 . A photographic record of the long marriage of Helen and Scott Nearing, the inspiring back-to-the-land movement pioneers, showing their homesteading in Maine and Vermont, and earlier photos of Scott. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$15.00

It’s Me O Lord: The Autobiography of Rockwell Kent

By Kent, Rockwell

NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges rubbed, age toning, foxing to color . plates. Jacket price clipped, foxed, chipped with small pieces missing at . head and foot of spine.. 1955. First Printing. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth. x, 617 pages. Black and white and color illustrations. Artist autobiography with 96 new drawings; 170 reproductions of the author’s best drawings of the past; photographic reproductions of paintings; 8 reproductions of paintings in full color. .

$100.00

Roads Traveled:  Just a Country Boy Trying to Get Along
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Roads Traveled: Just a Country Boy Trying to Get Along

By Bisbee, Charles A.

Amherst, MA: Modern Memoirs. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 0966260279 . Many photos. Affectionately inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. A memoir by the Chesterfield, Massachusetts native about his rural boyhood, World War II service, career in politics and as a funeral director. ; 287 pages; Signed by Author .

$10.00

Sir Richard Steele

By Connely, Willard

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Endpapers toned, owner name, page tops . dust spotted, jacket toned and chipped.. 1934. First American Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth. Black and white frontispiece portrait, notes, and index. A biography of “Rollicking Dick Steele, ” the associate of Addison and Swift in the Kit-Kat Club, soldier, wit, lover, journalist, bad politician, incorrigible borrower, a man every well-dressed, and the original champion of women's rights and women's education in England. ” (from back panel) ; 462 pages .

$15.00

The Waveless Plain: An Italian Autobiography

By Starkie, Walter

NY: E. P. Dutton & Co.. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards soiled, pages toned. Jacket toned, . chipped with several small pieces missing.. 1938. First American Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xviii, 509 pages. Index. An Italian travelogue by the noted Irish scholar, author, and musician who chronicles his time in pre-World War II Italy and meetings with Mussolini at the time of his growing Fascist regime. .

$15.00

My Life

By Duncan, Isadora

NY: Boni & Liveright. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front free endpaper . removed, spine darkened, pages toned.. 1928. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with Art Moderne design of dancer stamped in gilt and navy on front boards. Many photos. Published after the dance legend's death in an automobile accident. ; 369 pages .

$15.00

The Dionne Quintuplets:  We\'re Two Years Old
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The Dionne Quintuplets: We're Two Years Old

By Thornton, Willis

Racine, WI: Whitman. Very Good; Covers lightly worn.. 1936. Softcover. Color illustrated stapled card covers. Measures 10 x 9.5 inches. Unpaginated. Many photos. A look at the French-Canadian sisters who were taken away from their family as babies and put in a museum-nursery that was a wildly popular tourist attraction. .

$15.00

Vie Privee Du Marechal De Richelieu:  Contenant Ses Amours Et Intrigues  (In Three Volumes)
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Vie Privee Du Marechal De Richelieu: Contenant Ses Amours Et Intrigues (In Three Volumes)

Paris: A. Maestricht and J. P. Roux & Compagnie. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light foxing and toning to . text block.. 1791. Hardcover. An 18th century biography of the French aristocrat born in the 17th century, rebound in a 19th century binding. Text in French. Uniformly rebound in three-quarter dark green cloth with black and white marbled sides. Black leather spine labels with titles stamped in gilt and floral flourish stamped in gilt in center spines. xvi, 316 pp; 342 pp; 314 pp. Silk ribbon markers. A set as dashingly handsome as its subject, Louis-Francois-Armand du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1696-1788) , who was (often) a member of King Louis XVs court, a soldier, diplomat, and celebrated womanizer. It is thought that the notorious character of Valmont in the 1782 classic novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses is based on Richelieu. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$150.00

Maud Gonne
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Maud Gonne

By Levenson, Samuel

Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown.. 1976. First Printing. Hardcover. 0883490897 . Tan cloth with magenta lettering on spine. xi, 436 pp, illustrations. Index, bibliography. A biography of the Irish freedom advocate and W. B. Yeats muse. Laid in are a couple of letters between the former owner and the author discussing the book and Maud Gonne. .

$20.00

Pep, Pills and Politics:  An Odyssey of Two States
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Pep, Pills and Politics: An Odyssey of Two States

By Hopkins, Dr. Arthur W.

Brattleboro, VT: Self Published. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name (Fanny Applin . Collins) on front free endpaper.. 1944. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many photos of the New Hampshire medical doctor's family, nurses, and patients, including some gruesome medical photos. Newspaper review of the book glued to front pastedown endpaper. ; 239 pages .

$15.00

An Outline of Biography and Recollection
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An Outline of Biography and Recollection

By McFarland, Asa

Concord, NH: Republican Press Association. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, white paint flecks on front . boards.. 1880. Hardcover. Brown cloth stamped in black and gilt on front boards. Engraved portrait of McFarland as frontispiece. Henry McFarland stamped on front free endpaper. A memorial to Asa McFarland (1804-1879) a New Hampshire state representative and editor and publisher of the New Hampshire Statesman newspaper. Printed as a Christmas 1880 gift for McFarlands friends, using an outline he had written but not previously published. ; 146 pages .

$45.00

Tales of the Lavender Menace:  A Memoir of Liberation
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Tales of the Lavender Menace: A Memoir of Liberation

By Jay, Karla

NY: Basic Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Small ink specks on top of page edges, . bumped at heel of spine, jacket rubbed at heel of spine.. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 0465083641 . Purple paper covered boards. viii, 278 pages + 8 pages photos. Acknowledgements, index, rear black and white photo and illustration section. Signed by author on title page. A reminiscence of the second wave of feminism recording the authors journey from feminist, to radical, to radical activist lesbian. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Hamilton I (1757-1789)
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Hamilton I (1757-1789)

By Hendrickson, Robert

NY: Mason/Charter. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed and wrinkled.. 1976. Softcover. Illustrations and photos. xviii, 638 pp, index, notes, bibliography. Black cloth binding. Volume One of a two-volume biography of Alexander Hamilton. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 198 pages .

$20.00

Five Years in the Alleghanies
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Five Years in the Alleghanies

NY: American Tract Society. Fair with no dust jacket; Spine cocked and split along backstrip, boards . worn, bookseller stamp embossed on front free endpaper, owner name (Archer . Emerson Palmer) dated 1966 penciled on front flyleaf, foxing.. 1863. Hardcover. Original dark brown blindstamped cloth with gilt titles on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Hawks Nest, Fayette County, West Virginia, with tissue guard. Endnote by WAH summarizing the efforts of the young colporteur (traveling religious bookseller) in his work in West Virginia and Pennsylvania in the 1840s. Interesting chapters about coal miners, education, religious revivals, farming, home life and other antebellum Appalachian social history. Sabin 24635. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 206 pages .

$40.00

Seventy Years:  Being the Autobiography of Lady Gregory
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Seventy Years: Being the Autobiography of Lady Gregory

By Lady Gregory; Smythe, Colin (editor)

Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England: Colin Smythe, Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Printing. Hardcover. 0900675896 . Edited and with a foreword by Colin Smythe. Blue cloth, page tops gilt. xv, 583 pages. Black and white frontispiece portrait, black and white illustrations and photos, initials used listing, list of Lady Gregory's publications, and index. The 13th volume of the Coole Edition of Lady Gregory's works focuses on her early influences, her life in the Irish Literary Movement, and also describes her meetings with the likes of W. B. Yeats, Theodore Roosevelt, and Henry James. .

$35.00

John Gilley:  Maine Farmer and Fisherman
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John Gilley: Maine Farmer and Fisherman

By Eliot, Charles W.

Boston: American Unitarian Association. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front hinge tender.. 1904. Second Printing. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth. Top edges gilt. The first volume in the publishers True American Types series about Americans of humble origins. Eliot was a longtime Harvard University president who originally published this biography in Century Magazine in 1899. ; True American Types; 72 pages .

$20.00

Conqueror of the Sea:  The Story of Magellan
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Conqueror of the Sea: The Story of Magellan

By Zweig, Stefan

NY: The Literary Guild of America. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, endpapers toned, owner . name. Jacket chipped, toned, with closed tears.. 1938. Hardcover. Green cloth with green topstain. xv, 335 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations, appendices, and index. The story of the first circumnavigation of the earth in the years 1519-1522, when Magellan and his 265 men departed from Seville and only 18 returned. .

$20.00

Duty Most Sublime:  The Life of Robert E. Lee As Told through the “Carter  Letters”
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Duty Most Sublime: The Life of Robert E. Lee As Told through the “Carter Letters”

By Chaney, William Franklin

Baltimore: Gateway Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket with one small closed tear.. 1996. First Printing. Hardcover. 0965368505 . Gray cloth. xi, 204 pages. Frontispiece illustration in color, black and white photographs and illustrations, appendix, endnotes, and bibliography. A biography of the Civil War leader based on private letters from Lee to his “Maryland Cousins” the Carter family of Goodwood. Signed by the author on the title page. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Samuel de Champlain:  Father of New France
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Samuel de Champlain: Father of New France

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0316583995 . Brown cloth. xix, 299 pages. Illustrated endpapers, black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations and photographs, appendices, bibliography, notes, and index. A biography of the noted explorer, artist, and mapmaker with a focus on his relations with the Algonquin and Huron, the founding of the colony of Quebec, and the charting of the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to the tip of Cape Cod and points west. Promotional ad for the book and an article about the author from the John Harvard Journal laid in. .

$10.00

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