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John Osborne: The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man

By: Heilpern, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2007

Book ID: EC20783BB

ISBN: 0375403159

Condition: Very Good


CM5 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and very light shelf wear. John Heilpern presents a contradictory genius - an embattled romantic, a charming ogre, a radical who defended national values of language, music, and custom - in an essential, extraordinary frank portrait of the artist, the man, and his times. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Mickey Mantle: Stories & Memorabilia from a Lifetime with the Mick

By: Herskowitz, Mickey with Mantle, Danny & David

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC10551BB

ISBN: 1584795476

Condition: As New


BY2 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Mickey Herskowitz, Danny Mantle with "Best Wishes" written and David Mantle with "All my Best" written on the title page is as new condition in as new dust jacket that is mylar protected. Featuring 10 Removable Reproductions of Rare Mantle Memorabilia. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Leon Rausch: The Voice of the Texas Playboys

By: John E. Perkins, Jr.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Arlington, Texas, Swing Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC38274BB

ISBN: 0965410102

Condition: Very Good


CH3 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition that has some light stains on the page edges, wrinkling and crease on the top corner of pages 229-235, some light discoloration and shelf wear in fair dust jacket that is mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, crease, and moderate tears on the edges and corners, scattered scratches, rubbing, and fading, some discoloration, and shelf wear. SIGNED and inscribed by Leon Rausch to previous owner on the front endpaper. Also includes laid in promotional photo of Fiddlers Two Austin & Coleman which was signed by both of them and inscribed to ... View more info

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The Devil at Large

By: Jong, Erica

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Turtle Bay Books: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10208BB

ISBN: 0394584988

Condition: Very Good


BP6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has less than an inch tear on the right side of the half-title page, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to the previous owner "For Lucia Pasini Warmly Erica Jong Feb 93" on the title page. The Devil at Large: Erica Jong on Henry Miller. View more info

The Artist Was a Young Man: The Life Story of Peter Rindisbacher

By: Josephy Jr., Alvin M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum: 1970

Book ID: EC14568BB

Condition: Very Good


K3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light disocloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping on the top, title page, and acknowledgment page with label, four labels and cardholder adhered on the front endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

The Artist Was a Young Man: The Life Story of Peter Rindisbacher

By: Josephy Jr., Alvin M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum: 1970

Book ID: EC17240BB

Condition: Very Good


S2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloraiton and shelf wear. View more info

Lover of Unreason: Assia Wevill, Sylvia Plath's Rival and Ted Hughes' Doomed Love

By: Koren, Yehuda and Negev, Eilat

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2007

Book ID: EC20884BB

ISBN: 0786718617

Condition: Very Good


CM6 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in near fine condition that has very light discoloration and shelf wear. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Macarthur and the American Century: A Reader

By: Leary, William M. (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC21548BB

ISBN: 0803229305

Condition: Very Good


AM2 - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition that has remainder mark on the bottom page edges in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions

By: Levine, Suzanne Jill

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW10031

ISBN: 0374281904

Condition: Very Good


BU4 - A hard cover first edition book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in very good- condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in charcoal gray paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with silver lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a small (less than 0.25") closed tear on the back at the top left corner plus there is some scattered light rubbing plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the top and bottom spine e... View more info

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The Real Life of Laurence Olivier

By: Lewis, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Applause Books: 1997

Book ID: EC38259BB

Condition: Very Good


BV2 - An advance reader's proof trade paperback book in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. 9"x6", 272 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Watchman: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen

By: Littman, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Little, Brown and Company: 1997

Book ID: SCW12654

Condition: Very Good


BI1 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorredted advance proof book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light cupping on the spine plus there is some very, very light edge wear for about 1" along the top edge of the front cover plus there is a date in blue ink written on the spine and a book rep contact label on the front cover. An account of one of the most notorious cybercriminals, Kevin Poulsen. By the author of "The Fugitive Game." ... View more info

Leader of the Charge: A Biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A

By: Longacre, Edward G.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., White Mane Publishing Company, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8754BB

ISBN: 1572490063

Condition: Good


AN1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, taped label on the lower spine and front, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has winkling on the spine edges, some rubbing on the cover edges, some stains on the page edges, label on the front loose endpaper and title page with library stamping, some musty smell, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. This first ever scholarly portrait of the enigmatic Pickett will stand for years to come as his definitive biography. View more info

Straight on till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham

By: Lovell, Mary S.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Saint Martin's Press, LLC: 1988

Book ID: SCW04847

ISBN: 0312018959

Condition: Very Good


BG2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in photo illustrated tan wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus a crease on the front cover at the top right corner and on the back at the top left corner plus some soiling of the outside paper edges. A biography of one of the most famous of early women pilots who is notable for the firsts she accomplished and the richness and achievements of her life. It is also a book that presents a picture of colonial British East Africa and the colonial culture and mores of the whites there. Beryl Markham was the first per... View more info

Uphill with Archie: A Son's Journey

By: MacLeish, William H.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Simon & Schuster Trade: 2001

Book ID: SCW05745

Condition: Very Good


BH5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof/uncorrected reader's proof book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A biography of the life of the great American literary icon Archibald MacLeish written by his son. By the author of "The Day Before America," "The Gulf Stream," and "Oil and Water." 287p. View more info

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Marble Dust: The Life of Elisabet Ney - An Interpretation

By: Marjory Goar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec51255

ISBN: 0890154309

Condition: Very Good


CA2 - A hardcover book SIGNED by author on the front free endpaper with two(2) additional signatures below it (one is Lyn Lichtenfels and the other can't identify) in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges and corners, book has previous owner's name and date written on the front free endpaper (above the author's signature), dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Edited by Thomas Goar. 9"x6", 309 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Franzisca Bernadina ... View more info

Luigi Pirandello

By: Matthaei, Renate

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW10520

ISBN: 0804425922

Condition: Very Good


BZ3 - A hard cover first American edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. No additional printings are indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with blue lettering and white graphics on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and the front and back free endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page plus there is some light fading of the tinting on the top outside paper e... View more info

Sir Walter Ralegh

By: May, Steven W.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Twayne Publishers: 1989

Book ID: EC8821BB

ISBN: 0805769838

Condition: Very Good


AN2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, inside flaps taped on the top and bottom to the book cover, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping on the top page edges and half-title page, library code written, label, and cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. Twayne's English Authors Series No. 469. Arthur F. Kinney, Editor. View more info

MacArthur

By: Mayer, Sidney L.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Ballantine Books: 1978

Book ID: SCW06719

ISBN: 034527900X

Condition: Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in good condition. A tight, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall wear plus there is some light staining on the front and back covers plus there is a deep crease down about the center of the back cover plus there is a piece missing (about 0.75"x1.5") from the bottom right corner of the title page and table of contents page. This is a title in the publisher's Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II. Heavily illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A biography and military history of General Douglas MacArthur from his youth thr... View more info

Power in the Blood: Land, Memory, and a Southern Family

By: Mays, John Bentley

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC1686BB

ISBN: 0060182695

Condition: Very Good


I4 - DJ has light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has a black line mark on the bottom and light shelf wear otherwise fine. John Bently Mays left his ancestral region because, like many members of his generation, he believed a larger, more interesting life awaited him beyond the American South. The... View more info

Power in the Blood: Land, Memory, and a Southern Family

By: Mays, John Bentley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC4243BB

ISBN: 0060182695

Condition: Very Good


AO2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has some light residue on the front top right corner and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has black line mark on the bottom, light discoloration on the page edges and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Gilt lettering on the spine. Power in the Blood is about memory and recollection, and about the land that defines the blood and soul of a family over time. View more info