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Image for [Two Titles]: The Young Lloyd George, together with; Lloyd George, The People's Champion, 1902-1911.

[Two Titles]: The Young Lloyd George, together with; Lloyd George, The People's Champion, 1902-1911.

By: GRIGG, JOHN.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1978

Seller ID: 8621

ISBN: 0520026772

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jackets


8vo; cloth; dust jackets; illustrated with photographs. View more info

American Statesmen, An Interpretation of Our History and Heritage.

By: Griggs, Edward Howard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Orchard-Hill Press: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4758

Condition: Fine condition


Signed by the author on front endpaper. 364 pp.; 8vo; original red cloth. View more info

Benjamin Henry Latrobe.

By: Hamlin, Talbot.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 5755

Condition: Fine condition


633 pp., incl. index; 8vo; red cloth stamped in gilt; black spine panel; 40 plate, and 36 text illustrations. No dust jacket. View more info

California Caravan. The 1846 Overland Trail Memoir of Margaret M. Hecox. Edited and with Introduction by Richard Dillon.

By: Hecox, Margaret M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Jose, Harlan-Young Press: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5732

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


625 copies printed. With typed postcard laid in, signed by Theron Fox, who is named on the copyright, regarding the selling of books on the Antiquarian Bookman. 70 pp.; 8vo; cloth in brown dust jacket with miniscule wear at edges; moderate tanning & soil to white back panel. View more info

Wolfe of Quebec.

By: Hibbert, Chritopher.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 5229

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket, with protective Mylar Wrap


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Mein Kampf. Translated by Ralph Manheim.

By: Hitler, Adolph.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: no date [c. 1950]

Edition: Reprint, Sentry Edition

Seller ID: 3464

Condition: Fine condition


694 pp. 8vo; wrappers. View more info

Letters to Milena.

By: Kafka, Franz.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Schocken Books: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3956

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


235 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price clipped red dust jacket with spots of rubbing to front of jacket and corner tips; minor creasing to top of jacket spine; soil to white back panel. View more info

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[Presentation Copy] Bret Harte In California, A Chracter Study. With an introduction by Carl I. Wheat.

By: KAHN, EDGAR M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8696

Condition: Very Good condition


Number 1 of 200 copies printed, fifty of which are for members of the Roxburghe Club. Designed and printed by Haywood Hunt. Inscribed twice: "Presented to The Mechanics Institute by Edgar M. Kahn, 1952" on front endpaper; also inscribed on colophon, "Mechanics Institute and Libarary,- For the enjoyment of the Members, Edgar M. Kahn, San Francisco August 1952." 25 pp., port. frontis; 8vo; cloth back and marbled gold paper over boards; paper title label fr... View more info

The Lone Conformist.

By: Kerridge, Roy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, The Hogarth Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5398

ISBN: 0701128607

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


8vo; green paper over boards, in white dust jacket with a closed 1" tear lower front flap edge; very light soil. View more info

All I Need Is Love, a Memoir.

By: KINSKI, KLAUS.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8680

ISBN: 0394549163

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


8vo; red cloth back and blue paper over boards, in price-clipped pictorial blue jacket. Jacket otherwise very crisp and clean."Kinski, renowned for the demonic intensity of his screen presence and his unabashed idiosyncrasy - writes a sometims shocking, sometimes disturbing, always arresting account of his life and loves." View more info

Two Titles: By With To & From, a Lincoln Kirstein Reader; The World of Lincoln Kirstein;

By: Kirstein, Lincoln, Martin Duberman, David Leddick.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux; Knopf; St. Martin's: 1991, 2007

Edition: 1st Editions,

Seller ID: 5608

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; the first two, hardcovers in dus jackets. View more info

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Alone with Me.

By: KITT, EARTHA.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Regnery: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8588

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


276 pp.; 8vo; burgundy fabrikoid, spine lettered in gilt. Trivial rubbing at spine ends. In pictorial white dust jacket with a 1" closed tear and chipping bottom spine edge, minor soil. Illustrated with photographs.Recounts the twenty eventful years after the publication of her first biography, Thurday's Child. View more info

Memories of a Shipwrecked World, being the Memoirs of Countess Kleinmichel.

By: Kleinmichel, Countess.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N.Y., Brentano's: 1923

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 8080

Condition: Near Fine condition


286 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; red cloth, lettered in gilt; without dust jacket. Newspaper clipping pasted into rear endpaper: headline July 26, 1923, CZARINA'S MAID REACHES U. S. , IMPOVERISHED, regarding Countess Irene Keller (Kleinmichel), maid of honor to the Empress of Russia, and the execution of the Romanovs. Some offset to rear pastedown from this interesting clipping. Except for this welcome complication, volume is in fine condition. Scarce in the original.... View more info

Benjamin C. Truman, California Booster & Bon Vivant.

By: Kurutz, Gary F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6664

Condition: Fine condition


600 copies printed by Sherwood Grover at the Grace Hoper Press.89 pp.; 8vo; gilt-stamped green cloth; prospectus laid in . View more info

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My Story.

By: LAWRENCE, MARGARET E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Oakland, CA?), By the author: (1990)

Seller ID: 8678

Condition: Fine condition


86 pp.; 4to; velo binding with clear plastic front cover. Illustrated with xerox copies of family photographs.Family history starting with the author's birth in Munich, 1917, a one way boat trip out of Nazi Germany to England, later to Latin America, and finally California Here We Come! View more info

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Stroheim.

By: LENNIG, ARTHUR.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 2000

Seller ID: 8584

ISBN: 0813190444

Condition: Fine condition


514 pp., includes index, filmography, notes, bibliography; 8vo; pictorial white wrappers; plate illustrations containing photographs, movie stills. View more info

Image for "We." The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation.

"We." The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation.

By: Lindbergh, Charles A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: 1st Trade Edition

Seller ID: 6819

Condition: Fine condition


318 pp.; 8vo; blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; fully illustrated with photographs. A very bright copy. View more info

Who Was That Lady? Craig Rice: The Queen of Screwball Mystery.

By: Marks, Jeffrey.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lee's Summit, Missouri, Delphi Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5169

ISBN: 0966339711

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


8vo; cloth in red dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

The Life of George Washington : commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States : compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers ... to which is prefixed, an introduction, containing a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent of North America, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which terminated in their independence.

By: Marshall, John.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, Va, The Citizens' Guild of Washington's boyhood home: 1926

Seller ID: 5591

Condition: Near Fine condition


5 volumes; 8vo; tan buckram; red & black leather spine labels stamped in gilt, with ruled decorations in black; frontispiece in each volume; illustrated with plates, portraits. Slight rubbing to two red spine labels; top front corner bump volume 5, else fine. View more info

A Life of James Boswell.

By: Martin, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6255

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


Green paper over boards, in pictorial jacket; illustrated with color and black & white reproductions. View more info