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Image for The Brothers Mann: The Lives of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1871-1950, 1875-1955

The Brothers Mann: The Lives of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1871-1950, 1875-1955

By: Hamilton, Nigel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1979

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28326

ISBN: 0300023480

Condition: Fine


dust jacket lightly sunned on spine. View more info

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Thomas Mann: A Biography

By: Hayman, Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28340

ISBN: 0684193191

Condition: Fine


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Mr. Speaker: The Biography of Tom Murphy

By: Hyatt, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macon, GA, Mercer University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27130

ISBN: 086554607x

Condition: As New


inscribed by Tom Murphy. For more than a quarter of a century, Tom Murphy has been Speaker of the House -- longer than anyone in Georgia history. He is the dean of the nation's state legislative leaders. He speaks loudly and carries a big gavel, but there is more to this country lawyer than his front-page image and his political bravado. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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The Darker Side of Genius: Richard Wagner's Anti-Semitism

By: Katz, Jacob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hanover & London, Brandeis University: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28378

ISBN: 0874513685

Condition: New


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Thomas Mann Diaries 1918-1939

By: Kesten, Hermann (selection and foreword), Richard Winston and Clara Winston (translation)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28323

ISBN: 0810913046

Condition: As New


With 12 pages of photographs. View more info

Image for Scarlett O'Hara's Younger Sister: My Lively Life In and Out of Hollywood

Scarlett O'Hara's Younger Sister: My Lively Life In and Out of Hollywood

By: Keyes, Evelyn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Secacus, NJ, Lyle Stuart: 1977

Seller ID: 27854

ISBN: 0818402431

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing; light foxing to top edge of text block, dust jacket not price-clipped but with tiny tear at foot of spine, small tear at top edge of front panel, and two small tears at top edge of back panel. View more info

Image for Brother Sam: The Short, Spectacular Life of Sam Kinison

Brother Sam: The Short, Spectacular Life of Sam Kinison

By: Kinison, Bill with Steve Delsohn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28432

ISBN: 0688126340

Condition: Fine


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Elvis

By: Kirkland, K. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27077

ISBN: 0681005750

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with 150 color and black and white photographs. View more info

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We Knapps Thought It Was Nice

By: Knapp, Edward Spring

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Privately printed: 1940

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26975

Condition: Near Fine


#118 of 200 copies, Christmas card to recipient from Rosale Knapp Day laid-in; small tear and crease to paper guard for frontispiece. A history of the Knapp family of Bayshore, Long Island. Consists of three parts: Part One, The South Shore of Long Island and Our Home at Bayshore; Part Two, Pertains Mainly to Shooting; and Part Three, Sir Walter the Racehorse, Family Heirlooms and Memories, and Concerning my Mother and Her Friends. With 15 pages of photographic illu... View more info

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My Own Dear Marg: Letters Mother Kept

By: Lemmon, Georgia Powell, Margaret Powell Flowers, and Celetta Powell Jones

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Joseph C. Woodward Co: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26381

Condition: Near Fine


small inscription, dust jacket with light edgewear. Georgia Powell Lemmon, Margaret Powell Flowers, and Celetta Powell Jones, the daughters of Margaret and William John Powell, have compiled a unique collection of family history. A year after their mother's death in 1983, the three sisters gathered around Margaret's breakfast table to sort through their mother's keepsakes. Among the many items were 130 letters and telegrams from their father to their mother written ... View more info

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Woman of Color, Daughter of Privilege: Amanda America Dickson, 1849-1893

By: Leslie, Kent Andreson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1995

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27816

ISBN: 0820316881

Condition: As New


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Ian Fleming: The Man Behind James Bond

By: Lycett, Andrew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Turner Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28269

ISBN: 0788166565

Condition: Very Good


lightly bumped at corners. View more info

Image for Fuller E. Callaway: Portrait of a New South Citizen

Fuller E. Callaway: Portrait of a New South Citizen

By: Melton, Buckner F., Jr. and Carol Willcox Melton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: np, Looking Glass Books: 2015

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27956

ISBN: 192961960X

Condition: New


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The Windsor Style

By: Menkes, Suzy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17979

ISBN: 0246132124

Condition: Fine


Illustrated by 122 color and 74 black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Potatoes Don't Grow on Trees: Journeying in the South, Volume III: Whose I Am

Potatoes Don't Grow on Trees: Journeying in the South, Volume III: Whose I Am

By: Nash, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Decatur, GA, Dotrock Publisher: 2007

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27486

ISBN: 0976318741

Condition: As New


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Dronning Elisabeth

By: Neale, J. E. (text) and H. J. Helms (translation)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: København og Oslo, Jespersen og Pios Forlag: 1934

Seller ID: 28420

Condition: Very Good


wear at extremities. The Danish translation of Sir J. E. Neale's book on Queen Elizabeth. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 16 black and white plates. Text in Danish. View more info

Image for Samuel F. B. Morse: A Dramatic Outline of the Life of the Father of Telegraphy & The Founder of the National Academy of Design

Samuel F. B. Morse: A Dramatic Outline of the Life of the Father of Telegraphy & The Founder of the National Academy of Design

By: Oakley, Violet

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Cogslea Studio Publications: 1939

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 13480

Condition: Near Fine


#435 of 500 copies; fading to spine, slight bumping to extremities, lacking glassine dust jacket. With 9 illustrations. View more info

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Les Années Mistinguett

By: Pessis, Jacques and Jacques Crepineau

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Vade Retro: 2001

Seller ID: 26385

ISBN: 2909828832

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with fading to spine and along edge of front panel. Mistinguett (1875-1956) was a French actress and singer, whose birth name was Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was at one time the best-paid female entertainer in the world. This book is profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Text in French. View more info

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Carlos Chagas: A Ciência Nos Trópicos

By: Piza, Daniel

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Ediouro Publicações: 2010

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27791

Condition: As New


Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas (1879-1934) was a Brazilian biologist, medical doctor, scientist and bacteriologist who worked as a clinician and researcher. Active in the public health of Brazil, he began his career in the fight against malaria. He discovered Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis, in 1909, while working at the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro. Chagas was also the first to discover and illustrate the parasitic fungal genus Pn... View more info

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Devotedly, Virginia: The Life of Virginia Galvin Piper

By: Pritchard, Melissa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28287

Condition: New


not issued with a dust jacket. Illustrated with vintage and contemporary photographs. View more info