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The Windsor Style

By: Menkes, Suzy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1987

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19331

ISBN: 0246132124

Condition: Fine


dust jacket with tear at head of spine at front panel, small tear at top edge of back panel with abrasion to laminate. Illustrated by 122 color and 74 black and white photographs. View more info

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

By: Nash, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Decatur, GA, Dotrock Publisher: 2004

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27485

ISBN: 0976318709

Condition: As New


inscribed by author. View more info

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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


inscribed by author. View more info

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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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The Great Behind the Great

By: Right Management Consultants

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Right Management Consultants: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27556

Condition: As New


Tells the stories of 26 people or groups who actions made others great. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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My Life for Beauty

By: Rubinstein, Helena

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27699

Condition: Near Fine


corner creases to first two pages, dust jacket with light edge wear and tiny chips. This book is organized in two parts: Part One, My Life, is her candid and colorful memoir and is illustrated with black and white photos; Part Two, For Beauty, is a practical treatise on every aspect of beauty care. View more info

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A European Sojourn 1943-1945: An Autobiography by Pvt. Frederick O. Scheer, Serial No. 14118781, As Recounted to Rear Admiral William O. Miller J A G C USN (Ret.)

By: Scheer, Frederick O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: np, Frederick Oscar Scheer: 1999

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26379

Condition: As New


not issued with a dust jacket, signed by author (not inscribed). A European Sojourn is the account of a small-town Jewish teenager who, on his first excursion beyond the borders of his home state, finds himself in a POW work camp in Adorf, Germany. From the day he enters basic training until he endures a cold German winter and makes his escape from enemy territory, Pvt. Frederick Scheer survives on little more than his good instincts, his quick thinking, and his calm ... View more info

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Ralph Adams Cram, An Architect's Four Quests: Medieval, Modernist, American, Ecumenical

By: Shand-Tucci, Douglass

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amherst and Boston, MA, University of Massachusetts Press: 2005

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27397

ISBN: 1558494898

Condition: Fine


signed by author; dust jacket with small tear at bottom of front panel. With 66 black and white illustrations and 8 color plates. View more info

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The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art

By: Smee. Sebastian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2016

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27467

ISBN: 0812994809

Condition: As New


Artistic rivalries between Matisse and Picasso, Manet and Degas, Pollock and de Kooning, and Freud and Bacon. View more info

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Viaje de Perico Ligero al País de Los Moros: A Critical Edition of Antonio López Matoso's Unpublished Diary, 1816-1820

By: Tatum, James C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26615

Condition: Very Good


light crease to front cover, slight curl to bottom of front cover and first 3 pages. With 21 illustrations. Text in English and Spanish. View more info

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Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories

By: Uglow, Jenny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27694

ISBN: 0374147515

Condition: Very Good


light bumping to bottom corners, lacking dust jacket. View more info

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Pocahontas

By: Woodward, Grace Steele

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27702

Condition: Near Fine


unfilled bookplate on first blank page, dust jacket light chipped at head and foot of spine, small tear at top edge of back panel at spine. View more info

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Abel Buell of Connecticut: Silversmith, Type Founder & Engraver

By: Wroth, Lawrence C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1958

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 10821

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of this revised and englarged edition; offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers from dust jacket, previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper, article on Scotch Type in Eighteenth-Century America tipped-in, dust jacket light chipped at head and foot of darkened spine. With 9 illustrations. View more info