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The Queen.

By: Morrow, Ann.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., William Morrow & Co.: 1983.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14784

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Closed tears at bottom of front & rear jacket panels.


From the dust jacket: "A warm and lively profile of Queen Elizabeth II." Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Theirs Is the Kingdom: The Wealth of the British Royal Family.

By: Morton, Andrew.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Summit Books.: 1989.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14799

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


A study of the private wealth of the Royal Family. From the large debt inherited by Queen Victoria in 1837 to the private holdings worth billions today. 150 color photos. View more info

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Hirohito: Emperor of Japan.

By: Mosley, Leonard.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ., Prentice-Hall.: c1966.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 8378

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed.


British journalist's study of the life of the Japanese Emperor concentrating on Hirohito's role in World War II. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Portrait of a Marriage: V. Sackville-West & Harold Nicolson.

By: Nicolson, Nigel.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Atheneum.: 1973.

Edition: 3rd printing, December 1973.

Seller ID: 9729

Condition: Fair in good dust jacket. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Spine cocked and edges soiled. Jacket worn on edges with several closed tears.


Frontispiece color portrait of Vita Sackville-West in 1918 by William Strang. Black & white photos and illustrations. View more info

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John Huston: King Rebel.

By: Nolan, William F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles., Sherbourne Press.: (1965).

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15216

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Closed tear at head of jacket spine & crease to rear flap. Text & illustrations bright.


Black & white photo illustrations. Written 22 years before the director/actor's 1987 death. Follows his career through the Dino De Laurentiis production of The Bible. A larger than life Hollywood legend. View more info

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A Surgeon's World.

By: Nolen, William A., M.D.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1972.

Edition: First Edition. Newspaper article from 1986 Minneapolis Star & Tribune on death of William Nolen laid in

Seller ID: 9779

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine slant with spot on top edge. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. White dust jacket lightly rubbed.


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The Wind At My Back: The Life and Times of Pat O'Brien by Himself.

By: O'Brien, Pat.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1964.

Edition: Later printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15534

Condition: Near fine in very good price clipped dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge. Book is square & tight with bright text. Jacket shelf worn with fading to spine. No tears or chips.


Inscribed by O'Brien to the former owner on his birthday. Dated 11/29/65. Full autobiography with over 50 black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Inishfallen, Fare Thee Well.

By: O'Casey, Sean.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1949.

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 16680

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards clean with fading to spine & light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's signature on front pastedown. Binding solid & text clean.


The fourth volume in the noted Irish playwright's memoirs. View more info

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Vive Moi!

By: O'Faolain, Sean (pseudonym of John Francis Whelan).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston., Little Brown & Co.: 1963.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18167

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Former owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Small date stamp at bottom of rear flap. Top edge soiled with lighter soil to fore edge. Text clean in solid binding. Jacket rubbed at extremities.


Frontispiece of the author by Sean O'Sullivan. The author writes of his early years in Ireland and America. And his return to Ireland to write. Noted for his award winning short stories. View more info

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Return With Honor.

By: O'Grady, Scott (Captain).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., HarperPaperbacks.: 1995.

Edition: First paperback printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15887

Condition: Fine in pictorial wrappers. As new.


Signed & inscribed by the author. O'Grady was shot down over Bosnia and survived for six days to return in honor. Amazing story of faith, courage & patriotism. Photo illustrations. View more info

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Good King George's Glorious Reign: A Pictorial Record.

By: Oliver, Jocelyn (Compiled by). Foreword by Hugh Walpole.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London., Oxford University Press: N.D. (circa 1935-36)

Seller ID: 15030

Condition: Boards shelf worn with wear to edges. Some loss to spine ends. Binding a bit shaken but no loosening of pages. Text & illustrations bright.


Photo celebration of the reign of George V. View more info

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Confessions of an Actor: An Autobiography.

By: Olivier, Laurence.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1982.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17009

Condition: Very good in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Light soil to top edge. Book is solid & text clean.


Olivier's life both public & private. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Three on a Toothbrush.

By: Paar, Jack.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1965.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 14220

Condition: Fine in lightly shelf worn dust jacket.


Memoirs of Paar's travels with his wife & daughter. Struck by a hit-run rickshaw in Zanzibar, meeting Dr. Albert Schweitzer at his jungle hospital, retracing the PT 109 mission in the South Pacific are among the adventures of the Paar family. View more info

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The Queen: The New Biography.

By: Parker, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Headline.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14786

Condition: Fine in price clipped dust jacket.


Up-to-date biography of Queen Elizabeth II marking the fortieth year of her reign. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Margin Released. A Writer's Reminiscences and Reflections.

By: Priestley, J. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1962.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8057

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. One small chip on rear jacket panel.


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Image for The Marble Foot: An Autobiography 1905-1938.

The Marble Foot: An Autobiography 1905-1938.

By: Quennell, Peter.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., Quality Book Club.: 1977.

Seller ID: 15712

Condition: Near fine in like dust jacket. Fading to jacket spine. Just a hint of toning to the text paper.


The first of two volumes of the author's autobiography. Quennell was a biographer, literary historian, editor, essayist, poet, and critic. He writes of his days at Oxford in the time of Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, Cyril Connolly & Harold Acton and the London of the Sitwells & Clive Bell. View more info

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Sons of the South.

By: Rand, Clayton.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Fairfax Press.: 1978.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8019

Condition: Fine in fine price clipped dust jacket.


From James Oglethorpe and Jefferson Davis to Will Rogers and Booker T. Washington. View more info

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Great Lives Observed: Stalin.

By: Rigby, T. H. (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.: 1966.

Edition: First printing.

Seller ID: 14431

Condition: Ex. High School Library. No pocket. Stamps on top & bottom edges. Stamp on last page of text. Penciled numbers. Former owner's bookplate with inked doodle on rear free endpaper. Tape shadows on boards. Lacking dust jacket. Book is clean in tight binding.


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Always Running. La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

By: Rodriguez, Luis J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Willimantic, CT., Curbstone Press.: 1993.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18538

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light rubbing to head of jacket spine. A nice copy.


"Rodriguez's eloquent, impassioned, frighteningly vivid chronicle of his youth in Los Angles in the late 60s and early 70s." (from the dust jacket). View more info

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Audubon.

By: Rourke, Constance.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace.: 1936

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9244

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and stained with 3/8" tear at head of spine. Interior bright.


Biography of John James Audubon with 12 colored plates from original Audubon prints. Black & white illustrations by James MacDonald. View more info