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The Unwanted: A Memoir

By: Nguyen, Kien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10315BB

ISBN: 0316286648

Condition: Very Good


BR2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to the previous owner "For Robert: All my best wishes Kien Nguyen 09/02/07" on the title page. Told with stark and poetic brilliance, The Unwanted is a riveting debut. View more info

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MacArthur of Bataan

By: Nicolay, Helen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated: 1942

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC15000BB

Condition: Very Good


AD4 - A 2nd printing hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author previous owner on the front free endpaper in very good condition that has some bumped corners and cover edgewear, lightly bowed, wrinkled and tears on the spine edges, some light stains, tanning and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. "(2)" appears on the last page of text. 8"x5.5", 188 pagse. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Long Life

By: Nicolson, Nigel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC10191BB

ISBN: 0399143637

Condition: Very Good


BP5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has quarter inch tear on the front top right corner, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, some top to bottom light crease on the front and back, and light shelf wear otherwise good. Book has wrinkling and light wear on the spine edges and gutter edges, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner "For Mark Adams from Nigel Nicolson" on the front loose endpaper. In Long Life, Nigel Nicolson unravels the many strings of his utterly unusual and diverse experiences, painting a vivid portrai... View more info

Ezra Pound

By: Norman, Charles

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Minerva Press: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Book ID: SCW07121

Condition: Good


CE2 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light soiling and rubbing of the covers overall plus there there is some very light yellowing on the outside paper edges. A full-length biography of a famous American expatriate poet, and propagandist. By the author of "The Case of Ezra Pound," "E. E. Cummings," "Poets On Poetry," and "Selected Poems." Endnotes, acknowledgments, indexed, 493p. View more info

Living the Dream: My Life and Basketball

By: Olajuwon, Hakeem; Knobler, Peter

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: NF320AAPC

ISBN: 0316094277

Condition: Very Good


AR4 - Book has chipping on top edge near the spine, DJ and book have light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. The center of the back-to-back NBA champion Houston Rockets shares one of the most remarkable basketball stories of our time. View more info

Peterman Rides Again: Adventures Continue with the Real "J. Peterman" Through Life & the Catalog Business

By: Peterman, John

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Paramus, New Jersey, Prentice Hall Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9166BB

ISBN: 0735201994

Condition: Very Good


AO5 - DJ has light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has couple of remainder marks on the bottom page edges and light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book was signed by the author on the half-title page. View more info

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People Profiles: Rosie O'Donnell

By: Prud'Homme, Alex

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Time Incorporated: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC25561BB

Condition: Very Good


AX2 - A first edition trade paperback SIGNED by author in very good condition that has some bumped corners, wrinkling, chipping, and crease on the edges, sides, and corners, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Includes a laid in SIGNED photo of Rosie O'Donnell. People Profiles: Rosie O'Donnell will show you how this college dropout overcame loneliness and loss to become America's favorite class clown. 7.25"x5", 132 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Camera Never Blinks Twice: The Further Adventures of a Television Journalist

By: Rather, Dan with Herskowitz, Mickey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC14613BB

ISBN: 0688097480

Condition: Very Good


K6 - A first edition hardcover book Dan Rather in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Book has previous owner's name written on the front fixed endpaper, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. With the energy, integrity, and honesty that have been his trademarks, Dan Rather provides remarkable insight into the news of the world - and the world of news. 9.5"x6.5", 368 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music, and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

By: Reich, Howard and Gaines, William

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Da Capo Press, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SW91BB

ISBN: 0306812096

Condition: Fair


BO1 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has front loose endpaper missing, chipping and peeling on the side near the spine on the front fixed endpaper, label and library stamping on the title page, and very light shelf wear. View more info

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The Bullet Meant for Me: A Memoir

By: Reid, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC21949BB

ISBN: 0767905954

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED by author in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. Rich with insight and vividly told, this is the remarkable story of a true survivor. 9.5"x6.5", 240 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Babe: The Game That Ruth Built

By: Ritter, Lawrence S. (Text and Captions)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 1999

Edition: Collector's Edition

Book ID: EC38714BB

Condition: Very Good


AD1 - A collector's edition leather bound book in very good condition that has some light tanning and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Foreword by Hank Aaron, Picture Edition Mark Rucker. 12.25"x9.25", 296 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

American Original: A Life of Will Rogers

By: Robinson, Ray

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC7031BB

ISBN: 0195086937

Condition: Good


Q5 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ inside flaps are glued to the fixed endpapers, DJ and book have library markings, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. American Original succeeds most appealingly in bringing Will Rogers before us with all the spontaneity, intimacy, and honesty of a live performance. In it we are given front row seats to the life of a character unbashedly American and unforgettably original. View more info

Gouverneur Morris

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1899

Book ID: EC5115BB

Condition: Good


F3 - Book has wrinkling on the spine edges and top corners, wear on edges, sides, and some on the front, tear/loose hinge on the back fixed end paper, chipping on the edges on a few inside pages, moderate discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. "Gouvernuer Morris, like his far greater friend and political associate, Alexander Hamilton, had about him that 'touch of the purple' which is always so storngly attractive. He..." View more info

Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven

By: Shreve, Susan Richards

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2007

Book ID: SW601BB

ISBN: 061865853X

Condition: Very Good


CL6 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition that has very light shelf wear. A psychologically rich and moving memoir of childhood illness, set in an iconic American polio hospital. View more info

The Life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

By: Southey, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1902

Book ID: EC25562BB

Condition: Fair


AX2 - An ex-library hardcover in fair condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), worn and torn cover, really loose hinge, significant ink stains on the back endpapers and some on the front endpapers and right side page edges, discoloration, and shelf wear. With an introduction by G. Mercer Adam. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Laurence Olivier: A Biography

By: Spoto, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newport Beach, California, U.S.A., Books on Tape, Inc.: 1993

Book ID: EC7355BB

ISBN: 5550179229

Condition: Very Good


O4 - 12 ex-libary very good cassettes that has some wear in a very good cover/case that has light wrinkling on some edges and corner, tears on the corners of the inside spine, a few light stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. All the tapes have been listened completely and all the tapes are good. Unabridged. Approx. 12.5 hours. Read by David Case. Books on Tape Library Edition. Book Number 3240. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Hermit Philosopher of Liendo

By: Stephens, I. K.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Southern Methodist Univ Pr: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: MC2279BB

Condition: Very Good


AS-5. First Edition. Hardcover. DJ is mylar protected. DJ has edgewear and scuffing. Spine ends and flap corners of DJ lightly worn. Board spine ends and corners rubbed. Page edges tanned. Loose binding. Text is clean and bright. Ex-library, usual markings and stickers present. View more info

The Years with Ross

By: Thurber, James

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Atlantic Monthly Press/Little, Brown and Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW04586

Condition: Good


BI6 - A hard cover first edition library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. A tight, clean, sound copy in dark green cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and the usual library label on the spine wrapping around onto the back that is starting to yellow with minor overall wear plus the usual library stamps, marks, and perforations on the front endpaper, title page, outside paper edges, first page of the forword, and last page plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process notes in red ink on the inside ... View more info

Frederic Remington and the West: With the Eye of the Mind

By: Vorpahl, Ben Merchant

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC8201BB

ISBN: 0292787030

Condition: Good


I2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has label on the lower spine, wrinkling and crease on the edges and corners, some dust stain, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpaper, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has chipping and wear on some cover edges, library stamping on the top and bottom page edges, title page, and back loose endpaper with label and cardholder adhered, library rules adhered on the front loose endpaper, some stains on the page edges, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Frederic Remington and the West sheds new light on the remarkably complicated and ... View more info

The Laughing Philosopher: Being a Life of Francois Rabelais

By: Willcocks, M. P.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: London, East Sussex, United Kingdom, George allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First UK Edition

Book ID: SCW10107

Condition: Good


BW3 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with no dust jacket. The words FIRST PUBLISHED and the year appear on the copyright page with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in plastic laminated purple and white paper covered boards with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there are two closed tears (about 0.75" and 0.5") on pages 175/176 plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the last page. ... View more info