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Image for Fanny Kemble: A Passionate Victorian

Fanny Kemble: A Passionate Victorian

By: Armstrong, Margaret

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1938

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 2427


Biography of Fanny (Frances Ann) Kemble (1809-1893), English author of plays, poems, and remininiscences, which contained a great deal of information about the stage and social history of the 19th century.; 8vo; 387 pp View more info

Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 8123


Slight shelf wear; A fascinating look at the inner workings of the Johnson presidency from the summer of 1964 through the summer of 1965 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pp View more info

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Scott And Ernest: The Authority of Failure and the Authority of Success

By: Bruccoli, Matthew J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6947


An account of the Fitzgerald - Hemingway friendship; 8vo; 168 pp View more info

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Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

By: Crane, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Owl Books: 2004

Seller ID: 7809


An illuminating glimpse into the life of Gerhard Mercator, the man who created the map, coined the term 'atlas,' and solved the dimensional riddle that plagued cosmographers for years, reveals a man who overcame many obstacles to attend one of Europe's top universities, only to be persecuted and imprisoned by the Inquisition and torn between Aristotelian science and religion.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pp View more info

Hans Holbein

By: Cundall, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bridgman Publishers: N.D.

Seller ID: 6140


Biography of Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) , German Renaissance painter ; Bridgman Art Library of Great Artists; 12mo; 116 pp View more info

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James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist

By: Davies, Stan Gebler

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6861


8vo; 328 pp View more info

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Throne of Gold : The Lives of the Aga Khans

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $7.50

Publisher: William Morrow & Co: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7930


Chronicles the dramatic story of three generations of one of the wealthiest, most powerful, and most controversial dynasties in the world. Direct descendants of the Prophet Mohammed and spiritual lead of 15 million Ismaili Muslims, the Aga Khans span the worlds of both East and West and have made headlines in religious, political, business, social, and sporting circles. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pp View more info

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Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower

By: Eisenhower, Susan

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7025


Compelling biography of an army captain's wife who becomes First Lady; the author is her grand-daughter and she paints a compelling portrait of an independent, headstrong woman who was passionately engaged in a lifelong relationship with a man who was her utter opposite ; 8vo; 392 pp View more info

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Dossier : The Secret History Of Armand Hammer

By: Epstein, Edward Jay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6759


Fascinating investigation into the life and businesses of Armand Hammer (1898-1900) ; 8vo; 418 pp View more info

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Chinabound : A Fifty-year Memoir

By: Fairbank, John King

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6848


John Fairbanks (1907-1991) created the field of modern Chinese history; he taught at Harvard University and became the 'dean' of American Chinese scholars. He was also the author of more than a dozen books on China and Asia; 8vo; 480 pp View more info

Image for Genius :  The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman

Genius : The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman

By: Gleick, James

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1992

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6810


8vo; 532 pp View more info

Image for Along With Youth :  Hemingway, the Early Years

Along With Youth : Hemingway, the Early Years

By: Griffin, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6892


A detailed account of Hemingway's midwestern childhood; includes a foreword by Jack Hemingway, and 5 new short stories; 8vo; 258 pp View more info

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A Star Of The Salons: Julie De Lespinasse

By: Jebb, Camilla

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7331


Biography of Jule de Lespinasse (1732-1776) , French socialite and hostess of one of the most lively and emanicipated of the 18th c Parisian salons. She was also the author of several volumes of passionate letters, published in 1809. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pp View more info

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The Legacy: A Biography Of John Fahs Grove, Sr.

By: Joseph, Nancy L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: York, PA, Private Printing: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6535


Biography of John F. Grove Sr. (1912-1987) , founder of York Graphic Services and Grove Stamp Company, includes many photographs; 8vo; 119 pp View more info

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Running From The Devil. A Memoir of a Boy Possessed

By: Kissing, Steve

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Crossroad Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6357


A humorous and insightful look into how faith, family, and fate can shape a child's worldview ; Sm 8vo; 256 pp View more info

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The Life Of Chief Justice Ellis Lewis 1798-1871

By: Konkle, Burton Alva

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Campion & Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7179


Lewis was born in Lewisberry, York Co. , and after an adventurous youth went into law, becoming PA Attorney General, and served on the PA Supreme Court, serving as Chief Justice for 1854-57. This work also contains much early PA history ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pp View more info

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Forward From Exile.

By: Levin, Shmarya

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7082


Translated and edited by Maurice Samuel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 419 pp View more info

Image for Kitchener:  Portrait of an Imperialist

Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist

By: Magnus, Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 7701


Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850-1916) , British soldier ad imperialist. Kitchener became a legend during his lifetime and through his adventurous and distinguished service became virtually the idol of the British public. His achievements as soldiers and administrator over a period of more than forty years, and notably in Egypt, the Sudan, South Africa, and India, brought him such fame and influence as few other British commanders enjoyed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; ... View more info

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Invented Lives: F. Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald

By: Mellow, James R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6858


A wide-ranging biography of one of America's legendary literary couples; 8vo; 569 pp View more info

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Woman In The Mists. The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6166


Includes color photographs; 8vo; 380 pp View more info