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1 'Tis: A Memoir
McCourt, Frank

Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster New York, New York, USA 2000
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0684865742 / 9780684865744



BH1 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. A unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A continuation of the author's autobiography. The years covered dwell on his arrival in New York, the challenge of adapting and fitting in. He finds himself driven to educate himself and be a writer almost even though he is not too certain why. He graduates, becomes a teacher, marries and has a child and Mum comes to live in New York City. An excellent picture of what it is to be an immigrant and, surprisingly, what it is to be a teacher of literature in high school. The author is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. By the author of "Angela's Ashes." 367p. SCW03081 
Price: 3.50 USD
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2 A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross
Potter, Lester T.

Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University/Texas A&M University Development Foundation Bryan, Texas, USA 1993
Trade Paperback
Very Good, 
5.5"x8.5"
First Trade Paperback Edition




BZ5 - A first trade paperback edition book in very good condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated.. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing on the spine and spine edges plus there is some very light scattered rubbing and soiling of the covers plus there is some scattered very, very light edge wear along the free edges of the covers plus there is some very light creasing on the front cover. A biography of Sul Ross, the president of Texas A&M from 1891 to 1898, a man noted for his role in the development of Texas A&M University. Bibliography, 107p. SCW13352 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Potter, Lester T.
3 A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross
Potter, Lester T.

The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University Development Foundation Texas 1993
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition




AB6 - A first edition trade papberback book in very good condition.that is lightly curled, small tear on the front lower right side, light discoloration and shelf wear. A Centennial Commemoration of Lawrence Sullivan Ross With a History, a Characterization, and an Appraisal of The Sul Ross Group of Texas A&M University. About a great man and a group that honors him. Foreword by John R. Stropp. 8.5"x5.5", 107 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC26367BB 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Third of My Days, Peavey, Dorothy Nowell
4 A Third of My Days
Peavey, Dorothy Nowell

Dorothy Nowell Peavey U.S.A. 1990
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


Signed by Author


AD4 - A trade paperback book signed by author with "my regards-" written in very good condition that has some light scratches, rubbing and crease, lightly cocked, old price label adhered on the opposite side of the front, some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 8.5"x5.5", 296 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC35452BB 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing, Price, Reynolds
5 A Whole New Life: An Illness and a Healing
Price, Reynolds

Dutton/Plume New York, New York, USA 1995
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0452274737 / 9780452274730



BI3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The story of the author's agonizing illness and extraordinary cure after he learned he had cancer, a 10 inch long tumor inside his spinal cord. It is a fiercely honest account of a refusal to die and quest for a way to live. By the author of "A Long and Happy Life," "A Generous Man," "Permanent Errors," "The Surface of Earth," "The Source of Light," "Kate Vaiden," "The Tongues of Angels," and "Full Moon." 213p. SCW02304 
Price: 3.50 USD
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A Year in Provence, Mayle, Peter
6 A Year in Provence
Mayle, Peter

Vintage Books New York, NY, U.S.A. 1991
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0679731148 / 9780679731146



BI6 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A funny and very interresting account of a Englishman realizing a long-cherished dream to move into a farmhouse in French Provence. This is a tale of adjustment and finding the meaning of life by simply living it. Of special interest to those interested in food. Bound to be enjoyed by fans of James Herriott or the "Two Fat Ladies". 207p. SCW00173 
Price: 3.50 USD
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Adventures of a No Name Actor, Perella, Marco
7 Adventures of a No Name Actor
Perella, Marco

Bloomsbury New York, New York, U.S.A. 2001
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
5.75"x8.5"
First Edition
1582341559 / 9781582341552
Enscribed By Author


BX1 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover first edition book enscribed by the author in very good+ condition. Enscribed to the original owner in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine. With a foreword by Molly Ivins. A behind-the-scenes memoir of life in the movie business as a successful but certainly not famous actor. Acknowledgments, 214p. SCW12899 
Price: 14.00 USD
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8 Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder
Ovington, Mary White

The Feminist Press New York, New York, U.S.A. 1995
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
1558610995 / 9781558610996

Ex-Library

AN4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, light wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, and light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has label on the front loose endpaper and a couple on the title page with library stamping, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Edited and with a Foreword by Ralph E. Luker. Afterword by Carolyn E. Wedin. EC8879BB 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 Chienne De Guerre: A Woman Reporter Behind the Lines of the War in Chechnya
Nivat, Anne

PublicAffairs New York, New York, USA 2001
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
5.75"x8.5"
First American Edition
1586480448 / 9781586480448



BZ6 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers with the "1" present and with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in gray paper with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very, very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing. A book about the author's experiences pursuing her undercover coverage of the Chechnya war for French news. Indexed, 260p. SCW12797 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Conversations with Mary McCarthy
Gelderman, Carol (editor)

University Press of Mississippi Jackson, Mississippi, USA 1991
Trade Paperback
Very Good+, 
6"x9"

0878054863 / 9780878054862



CB3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black photo illustrated purple wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of twenty-six uncut interviews of the noted novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, memoirist, and critic, Mary McCarthy. The interviews are arranged chronologically according to the dates they appeared in print. 273p. SCW13688 
Price: 4.00 USD
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11 Divided to the Vein: A Journey into Race and Family
Minerbrook, Scott

Harcourt Brace & Company New York, New York, USA 1996
Hard Cover
Good-, Good+
6.25"x9.25"
First Edition
0151931070 / 9780151931071

Ex-Library

CC5 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in yellow paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with metallic red lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library stamps on the half-title page and top outside paper edges plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there is some dogearing of pages 3 through 6. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a cut (about 1") on the front bottom edge plus there is a very small nick on the spine plus there is the usual library label on the spine wrapping around onto the back plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The author's father was black, an aspiring bourgeoisie, and his mother white and from a poor family. This book talks about the author's growing up in the 1950s and 1960s and dealing with the grim realities of racial separatism and willful ignorance of equality and integration. 259p. SCW04939 
Price: 4.50 USD
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12 Every Goodbye Ain't Gone: Family Portraits and Personal Escapades
Njeri, Itabari

Times Books/Random House New York, New York, USA 1990
Hard Cover
Good+, Very Good-
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0812918053 / 9780812918052

Ex-Library

CE5 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards quarter bound in tan cloth with metalic red lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, stamps, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page, copyright page, last page, and back endpaper plus the book is very slightly shelf cocked plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus it is still in the origina library mylar sleeve plus the endflaps are glued down the to the inside surfaces of the boards. A gallery of striking portraits of the extraordinary, eccentric family in which the author grew up. 246p. SCW06409 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Farm: A Year in the Life of an American Farmer
Rhodes, Richard
Greer, Bill (illustrator)
Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks New York, New York, USA 1989
Hard Cover
Very Good-, Very Good-
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0671636472 / 9780671636470

Ex-Library

CF1 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus some very, very light bumping of the right corners plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges and back endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. A chronicle of a year in the life of a man and a woman who share in the farming of nearly two square miles of farmland. Illustrated with black and white drawings, many of them full page, by Bill Greet. The author is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. By the author of "The Making of the Atomic Bomb," "Looking for America," "The Inland Ground," "Sons of Earth," "The Last Safari," "Holy Secrets," and "The Ungodly." 336p. SCW04763 
Price: 4.00 USD
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14 Fierce: A Memoir
Moss, Barbara Robinette

Scribner New York, New York, U.S.A. 2004
Trade Paperback
Very Good+, No Dust Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CF1 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in glossy red and white wraps woth only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's quest to reinvent her life as an artist and rebel against the rural indigence, addiction, and broken dreams she inherited from her alcoholic father. The author is a noted visual artist. By the author of "Change Me Into Zeus's Daughter." 238p. SCW12227 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 From Our House: A Memoir
Martin, Lee

Dutton/Plume New York, New York, USA 2001
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0452282543 / 9780452282544



CF4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black and white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's growing up on a farm in southern Illinois during the period after his father lost both his hands in a farming accident. His father developed a deep rage and the memoir reveals how his family finally found the spiritual strengths that would help to heal them all. By the author of "The Least You Need to Know." 192p. SCW05607 
Price: 3.50 USD
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His Darling Wife, Evelyn: The Autobiography of Mrs. Oral Roberts, Roberts, Evelyn
16 His Darling Wife, Evelyn: The Autobiography of Mrs. Oral Roberts
Roberts, Evelyn

Fleming H. Revell Company Old Tappan, New Jersey 1977
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
4th Printing
0800708466 / 9780800708467
Signed by Author


BD2 - A 4th printing hardcover book signed and inscribed by author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling and chipping on the edges and conrers, small tear on the front bottom left side, light scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some bumped corners and light stains, light discloration and shelf wear. This is a living testament to God's workings in marriage and family life - and an unforgettable love story. 8.5"x6", 273 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC37355BB 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Jean-Jacques Rousseau and His World
Debeer, Gavin

G. P. Putnam's Sons/Thames and Hudson Ltd. New York, New York, USA 1972
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Later Printing
050013037X / 9780500130377

Ex-Library

CA1 - A hard cover later printing withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in gray paper covered boards with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some glue staining on the front and back fixed endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were glued to the boards plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the copyright page plus there is some light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some glue staining on the front and back endflaps from where they were glued to the boards plus there is some very, very light fading along the front spine edges and the front top edge plus it is in a new protective mylar sleeve. A biography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau that analyzes his main works as well as detailing his wanderings and his relations with contemporaries including Voltaire, Hume, and other of the Encyclopedists. Heavily illustrated with black and white reproductions throughout. Chronology, select bibliography, notes on the pictures, indexed, 128p. SCW13594 
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Jim Murray: An Autobiography
Murray, Jim

Macmillan Publishing Company New York 1993
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0025881515 / 9780025881518
Signed by Author


E3 - A first edition hardcover book signed by the author with "all best" written in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has price clipped, dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. The autobiography of the pulitzer prize winning sports columnist. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC23551BB 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Journal of My Life
Metetra, Jacques-Louis

Columbia University Press New York, New York, USA 1986
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0231061285 / 9780231061285

Ex-Library

CA4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with a very light bump to the front top left corner plus there is some light tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the front freepaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. Translated form the French by Arthur Goldhammer. With an introduction and commentary by Daniel Roche. Foreword by Robert Darnton. This is the memoir of an 18th century Frency journeyman Parisian glazier, adventurer, rogue, and liar. His entertaining story is the best account available of working-class life in prerevolutionary Paris. Notes to introduction and commentary, 368p. SCW10335 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Katharine and E.B. White: An Affectionate Memoir
Russell, Isabel

W. W. Norton & Co. New York, New York, USA 1990
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0393306380 / 9780393306385



BY2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tigth, clean, sound copy in light gray wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing on the spine plus there is one dogeared page. A book by the personal secretary of Katharine and E. B. White for eight years. It is memoir of that experience and a portrait of a notable literary marriage. 269p. SCW10534 
Price: 4.00 USD
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