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Image for Life of Michael Angelo. (2 Volume Set in Dust Jackets).

Life of Michael Angelo. (2 Volume Set in Dust Jackets).

By: Grimm, Herman.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 1903.

Edition: "New Edition with Additions."

Seller ID: 13871

Condition: Book plate on front free endpaper in volume one. Small Paul Elder & Co. (San Francisco) stamp on rear blank in both volumes. Just a trace of edge wear to boards & jacket. Slight spine lean to volume two. Gilt decorations on boards very bright. A nice set.


With tissue guarded photogravure plates. Translation by Fanny Elizabeth Bunnett. Some unopened pages. View more info

Image for Philip: The Man Behind the Monarchy.

Philip: The Man Behind the Monarchy.

By: Hall, Unity.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1987.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14772

Condition: Binding is solid & text is clean. Jacket lightly shelf worn.


Biography of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh by the noted woman's editor of The News of the World. Sixteen pages of black & white photos. View more info

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The Real Charles.

By: Hamilton, Alan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Collins.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14780

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Biography on his 40th birthday of Prince Charles the Prince of Wales. The man who was born to be King. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Only To God: The Extraordinary Life of Godfrey Lowell Cabot.

Only To God: The Extraordinary Life of Godfrey Lowell Cabot.

By: Harris, Leon.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Atheneum.: 1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16968

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Light soil to edges. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed. No tears or chips.


"And this is good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots, And the Cabots talk only to God." Full biography of Godfrey Lowell Cabot (1861-1962). Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Gable and Lombard.

By: Harris, Warren G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1974.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16366

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket.


Black & white photo illustrations. Story of what may be Hollywood's most famous romance. View more info

Image for Rex.  An Autobiography.

Rex. An Autobiography.

By: Harrison, Rex.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8058

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Rear jacket flap creased.


Photos throughout. View more info

Image for Five Years Before the Mast; or, Life in the Forecastle Aboard of a Whaler and Man-Of-War.

Five Years Before the Mast; or, Life in the Forecastle Aboard of a Whaler and Man-Of-War.

By: Hazen, Jacob A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago & New York., Belford, Clarke & Co.: 1888.

Edition: Caxton Edition. Reprint.

Seller ID: 14885

Condition: Boards very bright with wear to edges. Decorated endpapers. Former owner's label attached to front pastedown. Text clean & binding solid.


Authors account of his life at sea in the early 19th century. Frontis illustration. View more info

Image for Philip: A Portrait of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Philip: A Portrait of the Duke of Edinburgh.

By: Heald, Tim.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1991.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14776

Condition: Fine in near fine lightly shelf worn jacket. A nice copy.


From the dust jacket: "Written with the full cooperation of Buckingham Palace on the occasion of Prince Philip's 70th birthday." View more info

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The Shape of a Year.

By: Hersey, Jean.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8845

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed with wear at head and heel of spine.


Illustrated by John Pimlott. Month-by-month chronicle of events in Jean Hersey's life at her Connecticut home. View more info

Image for Edward: The Uncrowned King.

Edward: The Uncrowned King.

By: Hibbert, Christopher.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1972.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14802

Condition: Near fine in like dust jacket. Light fading to board edges. Text clean & tight. Jacket lightly shelf worn.


Photographic biography of Edward. View more info

Image for Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography.

Charles Laughton: An Intimate Biography.

By: Higham, Charles. Elsa Lanchester (Intro.).

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1976.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10439

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light soiling to edges. Jacket bright in mylar with edge wear.


Black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

Image for The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy: Hero of a Thousand Fights.

The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy: Hero of a Thousand Fights.

By: Hollandersky, Abe.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Los Angeles., Published by the author.:

Edition: Twenty-fourth Edition 1960. Signed by the author on the frontispiece.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13044

Condition: Good only. Text block tight and clean. Dampstain on rear endpapers & last few pages. Front hinge loosening. Boards rubbed & edge worn with chip at foot of spine.


Memoir of the boxer, navy newsboy, and friend of Presidents. Illustrated throughout with photos & illustrations. View more info

Image for The Bug in the Martini Olive and Other True Cases from the Files of Hal Lipset, Private Eye.

The Bug in the Martini Olive and Other True Cases from the Files of Hal Lipset, Private Eye.

By: Holt, Patricia.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14978

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "Interpretive biography" of the renowned San Francisco detective. Patricia Holt worked as an investigator for Lipset in the mid-seventies. She later worked for the San Francisco Chronicle as Book Revue Editor. View more info

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The Road to Hollywood. My Forty-Year Love Affair with the Movies.

By: Hope, Bob and Bob Thomas.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday.: 1977.

Edition: 2nd printing.

Seller ID: 8114

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Light wear at head of spine and top edge. Former owner's stamp on rear free endpaper.


Heavily illustrated with black & white photos. With a critique of his films, plus cast lists, credits, and synopses. View more info

Image for The Gentle Americans, 1964-1960: Biography of a Breed.

The Gentle Americans, 1964-1960: Biography of a Breed.

By: Howe, Helen.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1965.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16989

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Book has been read but is square, solid & clean. No interior markings. Jacket spine lightly faded. No tears or chips.


Review copy with publisher's card laid in. "...re-creation of the literary and social life of some remarkable Bostonians between the 1860s & 1960.".(from dust jacket). Mark Howe, Alfred North Whitehead, Justice Frankfurter, Robert Frost, Van Wyck Brooks, John Marquand, the James, Sarah Orne Jewett & Julia Ward Howe. Photo illustrations. View more info

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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. The Guide Book.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Wm. Wise & Co.: 1926.

Edition: Reprint of the original Roycrofters edition.

Seller ID: 7385

Condition: Very good. Light bump on bottom edges and corner.


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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great. The Guide Book.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Printed for Wm. Wise & Co. by The Roycrofters.: 1926.

Edition: .

Seller ID: 7599

Condition: Very good. Light bump on bottom edges and corner. Small tear on page 203 not effecting text.


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Image for Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Book Two.

Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Book Two.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY., Roycrofters.: 1910.

Edition: Miriam Edition. Signed by Elbert Hubbard on the blank page following the front free endpaper.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9234

Condition: Fair. Leather boards worn on edges with heavy spine wear. Deckle edges very lightly soiled. Just starting to loosen at front gutter.


Contains visits to homes of Victor Hugo, William Wordsworth, W. M. Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Oliver Goldsmith, William Shakespeare, and Thomas A. Edison, with black & white sketches of each. View more info

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great. Two.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1903.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 13586

Condition: Crack at 3rd front blank with loosening to following four pages. Else tight and clean with penciled contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper. Boards lightly rubbed with very bright gilt titles.


Contains visits to homes of George Eliot, Carlyle, Ruskin, Gladstone, J. M. W. Turner, Swift, Hugo, Wordsworth, Thackeray, Dickens, Goldsmith, and Shakespeare with black & white plates of each. View more info

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Tales of a Peddler.

By: Ingold, Ernest. Illustrated by Laurence B. Haste.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: San Francisco., Wallace Kibbee & Son.: 1942.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15010

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Some toning to endpapers. Else fine. Jacket lightly rubbed with fading to spine. Edge wear. $1.00 price present on front flap.


Warmly inscribed by the author. Memoirs of the San Francisco business man. Nice period illustrations by Haste. View more info