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The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1918

Book ID: EC19112BB

Condition: Fair


BA4 - An ex-library hardcover book in fair condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), edgewear, wrinkling, chipping, crease, tears, loose hinge, marked out info, some soiling, stains, discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. 9.75"x7.5", 519 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Day Gone By

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08775

ISBN: 0679401172

Condition: Good


CB6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in light green paper covered boards quarter bound in green cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine and gold lettering on the front with very minor overall shelf wear primarily in the form of some very, very light soiling on the bottom outside paper edges plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the front and back free endpapers and title page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is stil... View more info

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest

By: Allison, Stacy with Peter Carlin

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Delta Book/Dell Publishing: 1996

Book ID: SCW07409

ISBN: 0385314035

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overal sehlf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges that is heavier with some light chipping on the spine top edge. A book by the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The story of the the author's life on and off some of the world's greatest mountains. Illustrated with black and white photog... View more info

Limbo: A Memoir

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Morrow/Avon: 2001

Book ID: SCW05691

Condition: Very Good


BY5 - 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 color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a very, very light bump at the front extreme bottom right corner. A memoir by a noted author. I tells how she had trained from childhood to become a concert pianist but how at 19 a mysterious muscle disorder forced her to give this... View more info

Hungry For the World

By: Barnes, Kim

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Villard Books/Random House: 2000

Book ID: SCW01310

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in cream colored wraps with black lettering. A personal narrative by the author of "In the Wilderness." This is the story of how an intelligent and passionate young woman thirsted for experience of what lay out in the world. She went after it rejecting the patriarchal dominatio... View more info

Baudelaire, a Self-Portrait: Selected Letters Translated and Edited with a Running Commentary

By: Baudelaire, Charles

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW13669

Condition: Good


BX6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in gold lettering and gold lettering and red graphics against a black background on the spine and tinting on the top outside paper edges with minor overall shelf wear with paper and glue residue and scattered light surface damage on the front and back fixed endp... View more info

Life's Work: Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom

By: Belkin, Lisa

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW08698

ISBN: 0743225414

Condition: Very Good


BY5 - A hard cover first edition book in veyr good condition. A sequence of numbers appears on the copyright page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards quarter bound in textured blue paper with metallic copper lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf we... View more info

The Heart of Boswell: Six Journals in One Volume

By: Boswell James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, McGraw-Hill Companies, The: 1982

Book ID: SCW08461

ISBN: 0070267758

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A hard cover Book of the Month Club edition book in very good- condition with a dust jacket in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in green paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with very mino overall shelf wear plus there is the orignal owner's seal embossed on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very, very light edge wear with some ver... View more info

Heartwomen: An Urban Feminist's Odyssey Home

By: Boucher, Sandy

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1983

Book ID: SCW07333

ISBN: 0062500961

Condition: Good


CG5 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some creasing on the spine plus there is some light rubbing overall plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is a bookplate of the original owner on the front endpaper. A book about a California writer's return to her roots in the midwest and her examination of... View more info

The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns To North Korea

By: Brady, James

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2005

Book ID: SCW133696

Condition: Very Good


BE5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proofs book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's journey to Korea, including North Korea, in 2003. The author commanded a rifle platoon during the Korean war and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. The author criss-crossed the country and, in ... View more info

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I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me: A Memoir

By: Breslin, Jimmy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Little, Brown & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW07109

ISBN: 0316110310

Condition: Very Good


CG2 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in black paper with gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a patch of very light surface damage (about 0.5"x0.5") on the front board towards the top right corner from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is some very, very light tape staining on the outside surface of the back board plus there is the usual library stamp on the top o... View more info

Scenes and Portraits: Memories of Childhood and Youth

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW04925

Condition: Good


BE6 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in light gray paper covered boards quarter bound in navy cloth with black lettering and graphics on a white label pasted onto the spine with minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library pocket, stamps and markings on the spine, inside surface of the front board, the front endpaper, the title page, the last two pages, and the dedication... View more info

A Passion for Politics: The Autobiography of Louis Brownlow First Half

By: Brownlow, Louis

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA, University of Chicago Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW06774

Condition: Very Good


BD2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows moderate overall wear plus there is some light edge wear along the top and bottom edges heavier with some chipping on the top and bottom spine edges and corners plus there is a piece (about 0.5"x0.75") missing on the back at the bottom left corner plus there are closed tears (about 0.25" to 0.5") on ... View more info

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Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family

By: Brox, Jane

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Beacon Press: 1998

Book ID: SCW13392

ISBN: 0807062014

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a heavy clear plastic lamination applied to the covers plus there are the usual library stamps and labels on the back cover, the top outside paper edges, the half title page, and the title page. This is a title in the publisher's The Concord Library series. A book about farming anf farm life by a noted write... View more info

String of Pearls: On the News Beat in New York and Paris

By: Buckley, Priscilla L.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Saint Martin's Press, LLC: 2001

Book ID: SCW05514

Condition: Very Good


BG3 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's introduction to journalism in the closing days of World War II and in postwar Paris. The author was managing editor of National Review for 27 years. 183p. View more info

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All My Patients Are under the Bed: Memoirs of a Cat Doctor

By: Camuti, Louis J.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Fireside Books/Simon & Schuster, Inc.: 1985

Book ID: SCW08408

ISBN: 0671554506

Condition: Good


BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a light bump to the front bottom left corner. Written with Marilyn and Haskel Frankel. A memoir of a cat doctor with sixty years of stories. 222p. View more info

The Education of Little Tree

By: Carter, Forrest

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Book ID: SCW12493

ISBN: 0826308791

Condition: Very Good


CE1 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. With a foreword by Rennard Strickland. A memoir of the author's Cherokee boyhood in the 1930s. 216p. View more info

Black Ice

By: Cary, Lorene

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Book ID: SCW00760

ISBN: 0394574656

Condition: Very Good


BZ2 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with the original owner's name in ink at the top right corner of the front endpaper. An epic of the young heard, mind and body meeting life itself. Probably the most beautifully written and the most moving African-American autobiographical narrative since Maya Angelou's celebrated "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." (Arnold Rampersad) 238p. View more info

Treetops: A Family Memoir

By: Cheever, Susan

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Bantam Books: 1992

Book ID: SCW11674

ISBN: 055335132X

Condition: Very Good


BH3 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color photo illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with a clip to the top right corner of the front endpaper plus there is some very light soiling and yellowing of the outside paper edges. A book about the author's family focusing on the three men in it who had the greatest influence on her and the other women of the family: Thomas Watson, Milton Winternitzz, and John C... View more info

The Concubine's Children

By: Chond, Denise

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Viking/Penguin Books: 1994

Book ID: SCW00665

ISBN: 0670829617

Condition: Very Good


CB3 - A trade paperback in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor shelf wear and a light crease to the front bottom right corner. The story of a Chinese family living on two sides of the globe over a period of 60 years. The author's grandmother was brought from China as a young concubine by a Chinese immigrant who came to the US and who left his wife and children in China. 266p. View more info