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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 Pneumocystis, later infamous for being linked to pneumocystis pneumonia in AIDS patients. Illustrated with vintage photographs... 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

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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

Image for The Man Who Loved Georgia Tech: A Story of the Remarkable Life of the Honorable Lawrence Wood "Chip" Robert, Jr. - 1887-1976

The Man Who Loved Georgia Tech: A Story of the Remarkable Life of the Honorable Lawrence Wood "Chip" Robert, Jr. - 1887-1976

By: Robert, Susan S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: np, Susan S. Robert: 2017

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 28662

ISBN: 0692922008

Condition: As New


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Heine

By: Robertson, Ritchie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28384

ISBN: 0802131484

Condition: Fine


The life and work of one of Germany's greatest writers of verse and prose. 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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Regent mit mildem Zepter: König Karl von Württemberg

By: Sauer, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Deutsche-Ansalt Verlag: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28402

ISBN: 342105181X

Condition: Near Fine


owner's label on half-title page. King Karl von Württemberg (1823-1891) ruled his country in the turbulent years of Prussian-Austrian dualism and the founding of the Reich. View more info

Image for 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.)

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: $60.00

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 and amiable nature. His is more than the usual World War II memoir. A European Sojourn is a coming-of-age story told with cla... 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

Image for Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills

Winston and Clementine: The Personal Letters of the Churchills

By: Soames, Mary (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin Co: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28445

ISBN: 0395963192

Condition: Fine


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Image for Grace Towns Hamilton and the Politics of Southern Change

Grace Towns Hamilton and the Politics of Southern Change

By: Spritzer, Lorraine Nelson and Jean B. Bergmark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 28581

ISBN: 0820318892

Condition: Near Fine


signed by authors; gift inscription on front pastedown with notes on front endpaper from wife of prominent Atlantan mentioned in the book. View more info

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

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

Image for Greek Boy: Growing Up Southern, A Myrtle Beach Memoir

Greek Boy: Growing Up Southern, A Myrtle Beach Memoir

By: Thompson, Dino

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Myrtle Beach, SC, Snug Press: 1999

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 28172

ISBN: 0966576845

Condition: As New


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Image for Friedrich Schiller: An Anthology for Our Time

Friedrich Schiller: An Anthology for Our Time

By: Ungar, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1959

Seller ID: 28387

ISBN: 0804468249

Condition: Fine


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Twilight of the Wagners: The Unveiling of a Family's Legacy

By: Wagner, Gottfried

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 1999

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28336

ISBN: 0312199570

Condition: New


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Image for Schubert: His Life, His Work, His Time

Schubert: His Life, His Work, His Time

By: Wechsberg, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 28382

ISBN: 0847801225

Condition: As New


dust jacket with tiny tear at top edge of front panel at spine. With 16 color plates and 100 illustrations in black and white. View more info