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Image for Cures: A Gay Man's Odyssey.

Cures: A Gay Man's Odyssey.

By: Duberman, Martin.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Dutton.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9317

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Light soiling to bottom edge. Jacket rear panel lightly rubbed.


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Image for Full Circle: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden, K.G., P.C., M.C.

Full Circle: The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden, K.G., P.C., M.C.

By: Eden, Sir Anthony.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London., Cassell.: 1960.

Edition: First Edition. 1967 newspaper column by Lord Avon (Sir Anthony Eden) concerning middle east peace laid in.

Seller ID: 9605

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper. White jacket well cared for. Light wear at top edge.


Book One: Foreign Secretary. Book Two: Prime Minister. Book Three: Suez. Map illustrations. View more info

Image for Sonya: The Life of Countess Tolstoy.

Sonya: The Life of Countess Tolstoy.

By: Edwards, Anne.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1981.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10739

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Remainder mark & small ink stain on front fore edge.


Black & white photos. View more info

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Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945.

By: Eisenhower, David.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1986.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10137

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soil to edges. Jacket lightly worn on edges with small abrasion on bottom of rear panel.


24 maps. View more info

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The Journey is the Destination: The Journals of Dan Eldon.

By: Eldon, Dan. Edited by Kathy Eldon.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Chronicle Books.: 1997.

Edition: True First Edition, First printing.

Seller ID: 17081

Condition: Fine. As new. No dust jacket as issued. Glassine envelope bound in.


Dan Eldon, a Reuters photographer, was stoned to death in Somalia in 1993. The book contains his seventeen full color journals kept while he was in Africa. The journals are made up of color and black & white photos, collages, and text. View more info

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So Far So Good.

By: Ernst, Morris L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1948.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15239

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Jacket is edge worn & faded. Price intact on front flap. Book has light wear to extremities & toning to gutters. It is square & solid with bright text.


Memoir by the lawyer who was best known for his defense in the censorship case against James Joyce's Ulysses. Also co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. The book is "imbued with the gaiety, humor, compassion, indignation, rebellion and unwavering sense of fairness which have always been his hallmark." View more info

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The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G., and His Times. Five Volumes.

By: Ewald, Alexander Charles.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London., William MacKenzie.: 1881.

Seller ID: 14946

Condition: Former owner's inked identification of book number on title pages. Boards heavily worn on edges with rubbing to front & rear panels. Top half of back strip missing from volume 1 with front free endpaper missing & light damp soil to first few pages (no effect on plates). Other four volumes very good in solid bindings with clean text.


30 tissue guarded engraved plates. View more info

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The Physician's Wife and The Things That Pertain To Her Life.

By: Firebaugh, Ellen M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia., F. S. Davis Co.: 1894.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16710

Condition: Good. Frontispiece removed. Former owner's signature & date 19/11/1896. Light rubbing to boards with light wear to edges. Binding shaken but not loose. Text & illustrations bright.


Forty-Four Photo-Engravings of Sketches from Life. Recollections of an Illinois doctors wife. View more info

Image for The Queen's Life and Her Twenty-five Years of Monarchy.

The Queen's Life and Her Twenty-five Years of Monarchy.

By: Fisher, Graham & Heather.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Robert Hale Ltd.: 1977.

Edition: 3rd printing. First published in 1976.

Seller ID: 14773

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Light abrasion on front panel.


The story of the Queen's life from her childhood through her Silver Jubilee as monarch of England for 25 years. Twenty two black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Monarch: A Biography of Elizabeth II.

By: Fisher, Graham & Heather.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Salem, New Hampshire., Salem House.: 1985.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14785

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Bump to front top corner. Book is clean in solid binding.


Full biography of the Queen on her sixtieth birthday. Voluminous black & white photo illustrations, View more info

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Sovereign: Elizabeth II and the Windsor Dynasty.

By: Flamini, Roland.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Bantam Press.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14782

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Full biography of the Queen with emphasis on the influence of her father King George VI. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Judy.

By: Frank, Gerold.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16995

Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket. Foxing starting on top & fore edges. Small bookstore stamp on front pastedown. Book is square & tight with clean text & illustrations. Jacket a bit shelf rubbed. No tears or chips.


Full biography of Judy Garland. Black & white photo illustrations. Described by Fred Astaire as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived." View more info

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Mary Queen of Scots.

By: Fraser, Antonia.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Delacorte.: 1970.

Edition: 8th printing.

Seller ID: 8863

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soiling to fore edge. Black jacket rubbed with wear on edges.


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Country Boys Make Good.

By: Friend, T. E. D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco., Poor Richard's Press.: 1969.

Edition: First edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8504

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket spine faded with light rubbing.


Story of philanthropist Walter S. Johnson who financed the restoration of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the last remaining remnant of the Panama-Pacific World's Fair of 1915. Signed and Inscribed by Mr. Johnson. View more info

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The Phantom Father: A Memoir.

By: Gifford, Barry.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1997.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18877

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Autographed copy sticker on front jacket panel.


Signed by the author on the half title page. Memoir of Gifford's father Rudy Winston. Winston ran an all-night liquor store/drugstore in Chicago next door to the Club Alabam. Barry remembers his youth with the father. And tries to answer questions about his mysterious life. View more info

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Shot in the Heart. (Revised Book Proposal).

By: Gilmore, Mikal.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Doubleday.: 1994.

Edition: First Edition. Special Booksellers' Preview.

Seller ID: 13208

Condition: Fine in fine slipcase.


As a promotion piece, Doubleday presented this revised book proposal by the brother of mass murder Gary Gilmore to booksellers. View more info

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Carl Sandburg.

By: Golden, Harry.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Cleveland., World Publishing.: 1961.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 9354

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soiling to edges. Jacket worn on edges with chip at heel of spine.


Illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

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Ludwig Richter. Der Mann und fein Werf.

By: Golz, Bruno.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leipzig., R. Boigtlander Verlag.: n.d.

Seller ID: 8008

Condition: Very good. Text pages browning, illustrations very bright. Bookplate. Binding worn on spine with small chip.


Biography plus 75 illustrations. View more info

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Myself Among Others.

By: Gordon, Ruth.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Atheneum.: 1971.

Edition: 3rd printing.

Seller ID: 8966

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Very light soiling to edges. Jacket has 1/2" closed tear at head of spine, small crease on front flap, and light rubbing to white rear panel.


Miss Gordon remembers life on the stage and screen. View more info

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My Universities: 1923.

By: Gorky, Maxim.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Moscow., Foreign Languages Publishing House.: 1952.

Seller ID: 9245

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Spine rounded. Jacket worn on edges with tears at head and heel of spine and front corners.


Translated from the Russian by Helen Altschuler. Frontispiece black & white sketch of Gorky. View more info