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White Knight in Blue Shades: The Authorized Biography of Marvin Zindler

By: Agris, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, A-to-Z Publishing: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC13126BB

ISBN: 0971234809

Condition: Very Good


BS4 - A hardcover book signed and inscirbed by the author "Faith & Hope "Doc Joe" Agris 2006" on the front loose endpaper with the author's label in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket lightly water soiled on the top and some light shelf wear. Book lightly water soiled on the top, a few light stain on the page edges, and some light shelf wear. The one and only AUTHORIZED biography of a true Texas Original Marv... View more info

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White Knight in Blue Shades: The Authorized Biography of Marvin Zindler

By: Agris, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, A-to-Z Publishing: 2002

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC36968BB

ISBN: 0971234817

Condition: Very Good


BH4 - A trade paperback book signed by author with "Thank You God Bless 2010" written on the firsrt page with the author's label adhered in very good condition that has some bumped corners and light stains, wrinkling and crease on the top of the front and next pages, some light discoloration and shelf wear. The one and only AUTHORIZED biography of a true Texas Original Marvin Zindler. White Knight in Blue Shades by Joseph Agris, M.D. with Connie L. Schmidt & Ron ... View more info

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The Lighthouse Stevensons: The Extraordinary Story of the Building of the Scottish Lighthouses by the Ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson

By: Bathurst, Bella

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperColins Publishers: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC13033BB

ISBN: 0060194278

Condition: Very Good


BS3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on the top and corners and very light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has wrinkling on the spine edges and gutter edges, previous owner's name written on the front loose endpaper, very light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Signed by the author on the title page. A book about how the Stevenson family virtually defined the Scottish coast by designing and building lighthouses in the 18th and 19t... View more info

Dreams of Exile: Robert Louis Stevenson A Biography

By: Bell, Ian

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt and Company: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: EC7029BB

ISBN: 0805028072

Condition: Good


Q5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has small line cut on the upper front, wrinkling on some edges and corners, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has rubbing and wear on some cover edges, wrinkling on some top corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Dreams of Exile is both literary biography and travel narrative. It follows Stevenson's development as an artis... View more info

Thurber: A Biography

By: Bernstein, Burton

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Arbor House Publishing Company: 1985

Book ID: SCW06998

ISBN: 0877956901

Condition: Very Good


BG6 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in brown wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some creasing on the cover and on the front and back covers at the bottom right corners plus there are three dogeared pages. A difinitive biography of James Thurber, one of America's greatest humorists and an intricate and troubled man. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings by the subject. Source, bibliog... View more info

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Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life

By: Briggs, Julia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, Harcourt, Inc.: 2005

Book ID: EC37949BB

Condition: Very Good


BW7 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some wrinkling and crease on the cover, lightly cocked, water soiled patch on the front bottom right corner with small tear, label on the back, some bumped corners and light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. 9"x6", 527 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Richard Wright: An Introduction to the Man and His Works

By: Brignano, Russell Carl

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW06456

ISBN: 0822931877

Condition: Good


BE3 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some staining along the board top and bottom edges from the original library plastic sleeve plus there is some light tape staining on the outside boards surfaces and front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps & marks on th... View more info

Andrew Jackson Young, Mr. Ambassador: United States Ambassador to the United Nations

By: Bryant, Ira B.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, D. Armstrong Co., Inc.: 1979

Book ID: EC29987BB

Condition: Very Good


CX1 - A hardcover book in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has edgewear with tears, som light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some cover edgewear and light shelf wear. 9.5"x6.25", 79 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Reverend Smith, Sidney

By: Burdett, Osbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, USA, Scholarly Press, Incorporated: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Book ID: SCW07356

ISBN: 0403008832

Condition: Good


BE3 - A hard cover reprint withdrawn ex-library book in good condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in blue cloth covered boards with black lettering on a white label on the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some bumping of the top right corners plus there is some light yellowing of the label on the spine plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the spine, top outside paper edges, title page, and back endpaper. A bi... View more info

Conversations with John Schlesinger

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2006

Book ID: EC12108BB

Condition: Very Good


AM6 - Book has label on the back and light shelf wear otherwise fine. In a series of intimate dialogues with his nephew Ian Buruma, the director of Midnight Cowboy and Marathon Man discusses his life, his loves, and his films. View more info

Charles Spurgeon: The Great Orator

By: Carlie, J. C.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Uhrichsville, Ohio, USA, Barbour Publishing, Incorporated: 1995

Book ID: SCW05468

ISBN: 1557487286

Condition: Very Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in color illustrated white wraps. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. Abridged and edited by Dan Harmon. A biography of a great orator and preacher who was a proponent and follower of the Baptist Christian Protestant sect. This is a title in the publisher's Heroes of the Faith series. 205p. View more info

No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston

By: Cole, Thomas R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1997

Book ID: EC11905BB

ISBN: 0292711972

Condition: Very Good


AM1 - Book has some light label stain on the lower spine and gutters and back top, library stamping on the top, label on the copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Red covered boards with black lettering on the spine. First University of Texas Press edition, 1997. View more info

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No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston

By: Cole, Thomas R.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC19869BB

ISBN: 0292711980

Condition: Very Good


CJ6 - A paperback book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the half-title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling and crease, a few scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes a laid in letter from the author to the previous owner with the author's letterhead. No Color Is My Kind is an uncommon chronicle of identity, fate, and compassion as two men - one Jewish and one African American - set out to rediscove... View more info

Vallejo and the Four Flags: A True Story of Early California

By: Comstock, Esther J.

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Grass Valley, California, Comstock Bonanza Press: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Book ID: SW156BB

ISBN: 093399401X

Condition: Good


BO3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges and corners, bumped on some corners, tape residues on the inside flaps, label on the lower spine, some scratches, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has chipping and wear on the spine edges, red, blue, and black dots on the top page edges, library stamping on the top and front loose endpaper with label, tape stains on the top and bottom of the fixed endpapers, library code wr... View more info

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Preston Smith: The Making of a Texas Governor

By: Conn, Jerry Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Jenkins Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC36967BB

Condition: Very Good


BH4 - A first edition ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, some wrinkling and chipping on the edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), lightly cocked and some bumped corners, some stains and smudge, light tanning and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.25", 173 p... View more info

Fraud: The Amazing Career of Dr. Savundra

By: Connell, Jon and Sutherland, Douglas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Book ID: EC8596BB

ISBN: 0812826027

Condition: Very Good


AA6 - DJ has wrinkling, chipping and crease on some edges and corners, some rubbing and stains on the front, moderate discoloration (browning due to old age), and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has discoloration (browning due to old age) and shelf wear otherwise very good. He bilked widows and governments with equal disdain. He was a knave of outsized character, a world beater of great charm, limitless self-deception and total ruthlessness... View more info

Pres: The Story of Lester Young

By: Delannoy, Luc

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA, University of Arkansas Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: SCW10379

ISBN: 1557282633

Condition: Very Good


BD5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf ewar with the front and back endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers plus there is a library label on the back plus it is still in the original library mylar sle... View more info

Mrs. Seton, Foundress of the American Sisters of Charity

By: Dirvin, Joseph I.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1975

Book ID: SCW13708

ISBN: 0374512558

Condition: Very Good


BC2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated black and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some scattered very, very light surface chipping. With a foreword by Terence Cardinal Cooke. A biography of the first native-born American saint Elizabeth Ann. Illustrated with black and white reproductions and photographs. Sources, bibliograhpy, indexed, 498p. View more info

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Celestine Sibley: A Granddaughter's Reminiscence

By: Fleming, Celestine Sibley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, Hill Street Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SW619BB

ISBN: 1892514680

Condition: Very Good


CL6 - A 2nd printing hardcover book signed by the author in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket mylar protected, dust jacket and book have very light discoloration and shelf wear. Signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner on the title page. In a casual, unstudied voice sure to resonate with generations of her grandmother's loyal readers, Celestine Sibley's namesake granddaughter shares with us intimate family memories of the day-by-day li... View more info

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Then and Now: The Personal Past in the Poetry of Robert Penn Warren

By: Floyd C. Watkins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec45849

ISBN: 081311456X

Condition: Very Good


I2 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the front endapper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Book has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. Then and Now is a revealing and provocative study of the poetic process in a poet who is thought of as the originator of the biographical fallacy. 8.75"x5.75", 184 pagse. Satisfaction G... View more info