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Image for The Court of Louis XV - Women of Versailles

The Court of Louis XV - Women of Versailles

By: Imbert De Saint-Amand

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Scribners:

Seller ID: SKU1025591

ISBN: B00J2BSIUC

Condition: Very Good


B00J2BSIUC (1893 printing; Scribner) Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards (blue cloth with gold gilt) with shelf wear, bumped spine ends with no fraying. Publishers stain to top page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding tight. Remarkable condition for age. View more info

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The Happy Days of The Empress Marie Louise

By: Imbert De Saint-Amand

Price: $14.23

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons:

Seller ID: SKU1037741

ISBN: B000I8Y9ME

Condition: Very Good


B000I8Y9ME (1891; Scribner) One of 4 volumes about Empress Marie Louise in Saint-Amand's Women of the French Court series. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped spine ends with no fraying. Rubbing to corners. Publisher's stain to upper page edges. Toning to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding tight, appears unread. Hinges intact. View more info

The Revolution of 1848 with Portraits (Famous Women of the French Court)

By: Imbert De Saint-Amand; Elizabeth G. Martin (Translator)

Price: $18.83

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons (NY): 1895

Seller ID: SKU1034977

Condition: Good


(1895) Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with rubbing. Publishers stain to top page edges. Light toning to page edges. Light toning to end papers. Pages unmarked. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. View more info

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The Life & Voyages of Christopher Columbus

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $34.94

Publisher: The Perkins Book Company:

Seller ID: SKU1026571

ISBN: B00005W8N9

Condition: Good


B00005W8N9 1902; Perkins Book Co.; Heroes of History Series) Red Quarter leather binding with gold gild. Gold gild to upper page edges. Deckled fore edges. Frontis (of Columbus) and protective tissue. No DJ as issued. Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Toning to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding tight with no separations. Several Black and white illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Life of Washington, Volume 2

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $15.94

Publisher: John W. Lovell:

Seller ID: SKU1027324

ISBN: B004DYDHPY

Condition: Good


B004DYDHPY (no date; Thomas Lovell) VOLUME 2 only of 3. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards (Brown with gold lettering at spine) with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with rubbing. Dust soil to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding with small (1 inch) area of starting to front hinge, no separations. View more info

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History of Alexander the Great with engravings (Abbott?s Histories)

By: Jacob Abbott

Price: $21.93

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers (New York): 1848

Edition: First

Seller ID: SKU1043186

Condition: Fair


(1848; Harper) 12mo Red cloth with gold gilt at spine and blind-stamped boards. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Dust soil/ toning to page edges. Yellow end papers, name to front end page. . Pages unmarked with minimal foxing. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. Frontispiece is fold out map entitles "The Expedition of Alexander" 2 inch tear to top panel nearest spine, heavily foxed. Ornate and colorful half title page. View more info

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History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt with engravings (Abbott?s Histories)

By: Jacob Abbott

Price: $21.93

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers (New York): 1851

Seller ID: SKU1043187

Condition: Fair


(1851; Harper) First edition. 12mo Red cloth with gold gilt at spine and blind-stamped boards. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Gutter starting to split at bottom of front board. Dust soil/ toning to page edges. Yellow end papers, name to front end page. Heavy foxing to end pages. . Pages unmarked with minimal foxing. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. Ornate and colorful half title page View more info

Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

By: Jacqueline Kennedy

Price: $14.73

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: SKU1010788

ISBN: 1401324258

Condition: Very Good


1401324258 First Edition/ First Printing. Book/ Slipcase/ 8 CDs. Book and Slipcase appear new. Book appears unread with tight binding. 2 of 8 CDs show light scratches that don't interfere with playing (verified). View more info

The Napoleon of New York: Mayor Fiorello La Guardia

By: Jeffers, H. Paul

Price: $14.73

Publisher: Wiley:

Seller ID: SKU1018318

ISBN: 0471024651

Condition: Fine


0471024651 First Edition/ First Printing (Full Number Line) Hardcover with Dust Jacket Minor shelf wear. Unmarked. Appears unread View more info

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The Life and Selected Writings

By: Jefferson, Thomas

Price: $8.84

Publisher: Modern Library.:

Seller ID: SKU1044965

ISBN: B000X6I9BS

Condition: Very Good


B000X6I9BS (1972; Modern Library) Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Book in Very Good condition: Boards with shelf wear. Pages unmarked. Binding with no separations. DJ in good condition with edge wear. No tears. Placed in Brodart cover to help prevent further damage View more info

Image for Memoirs of King Richard the Third and Some of His Contemporaries: Complete in One Volume (Historical Memoirs of John Henage Jesse)

Memoirs of King Richard the Third and Some of His Contemporaries: Complete in One Volume (Historical Memoirs of John Henage Jesse)

By: John Heneage Jesse

Price: $55.93

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company (Boston):

Seller ID: SKU1025311

Condition: Fair


(1902; Page) One volume in a 30 volume series. Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (MISSING). Boards [blue cloth with ornate gilt stamping of front and spine] with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with minor fraying. Gold gilt to top page edges shows wear and dust soil. Deckled edges to fore and bottom. Pages unmarked. Binding cracked with small area of starting to front and back. No separations. View more info

Image for Byron (By John Nichol) and Goldsmith (by William Black) [English Men of Letters Series]

Byron (By John Nichol) and Goldsmith (by William Black) [English Men of Letters Series]

By: John Morley (editor)

Price: $23.74

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited (London): 1900

Seller ID: SKU1027381

Condition: Good


(Byron dated 1894/ Goldsmith dated 1900; Date on spine 1894) One volume of multi-volume set (vol. number unknown) 3 quarter red leather with red cloth. Gold gilt and raised bands to spine. Gold gilt upper page edges.Marbled end papers and paste downs. Corners with wear. Dust soil to page edges. Toning to pages. Binding with no separations. View more info

Image for John Quincy Adams; American Statesmen Series Vol XV

John Quincy Adams; American Statesmen Series Vol XV

By: John T. Morse

Price: $22.94

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Com.: 1898

Seller ID: SKU1049129

Condition: Good


(1898; Houghton) Vol 15 only of multi volume set. Red 3- quarter leather and marbled boards. Decorative end papers. Gold gilt to top page edges. Prev. owner bookplate to inside front cover. Light pencil markings to approx. 25% of pages. No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Dust soil/ toning to page edges. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. Frontis of Adams with protective tissue intact. Good replacement volume. View more info

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Lectures, Essays, and Sermons

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $22.96

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Co.:

Seller ID: SKU1049100

ISBN: B000J3Y8NS

Condition: Fair


B000J3Y8NS (1883; Houghton) Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Toning to page edges. Toning to end papers. Writing to front and back end papers. Previous owner's stamp to contents page. Pages unmarked. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. View more info

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Napoleon,: A short biography

By: Johnston, R. M

Price: $11.93

Publisher: Holt:

Seller ID: SKU1029988

ISBN: B00087Q7ZW

Condition: Fair


B00087Q7ZW (6th printing 1910) Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (as issued). Dark blue cloth with gold lettering at spine. Gold gilt to top page edges. Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Dust soil/ toning to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding: Cracked at half title page, no complete separations. Hinges intact. View more info

Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America, and the Persecution of John S. Service

By: Joiner, Lynne

Price: $12.96

Publisher: Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: SKU1049327

ISBN: 159114423X

Condition: Fine


159114423X Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No cover wear. Unmarked. Appears unread View more info

Image for Music in the Life of Albert Schweitzer.

Music in the Life of Albert Schweitzer.

By: Joy, Charles R.

Price: $7.74

Publisher: Harper & Brothers:

Seller ID: SKU1029983

ISBN: B000NUMBC2

Condition: Fair


B000NUMBC2 Ex- Church Library with fewer than usual markings (1951; Harper) Hardcover with No Dust Jacket (MISSING). Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with fraying. Sunning to edges. Dust soil/ toning to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. READING COPY View more info

A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan

By: Kazin, Michael

Price: $10.73

Publisher: Knopf:

Seller ID: SKU1022256

ISBN: 0375411356

Condition: Fine


0375411356 Stated First Edition; (2006) Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Minor shelf wear. Unmarked. Appears unread. NOT Ex-Library, Book Club Edition or remainder View more info

Image for You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future

You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future

By: Keats, Jonathon

Price: $12.93

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: SKU1042439

ISBN: 019933823X

Condition: Fine


019933823X First Edition/ First Printing (Full Number Line) Hardcover with Dust Jacket. No cover wear. Unmarked. Appears unread View more info

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Hammarskjold

By: Kelen, Emery

Price: $8.84

Publisher: Putnam:

Seller ID: SKU1038721

ISBN: B0006BNPSC

Condition: Good


B0006BNPSC (1966; Putnam) Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Boards with shelf wear, bumped at corners and spine ends with no fraying. Sunning to edges of boards. Toning to page edges. Pages unmarked. Binding with no separations. Hinges intact. DJ in very good condition in Brodart-type cover. View more info