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Brother to the Sun King Philippe, Duke of Orleans
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Brother to the Sun King Philippe, Duke of Orleans

by Nancy Nichols Barker

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December 1, 1998
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9780801861642
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First trade paperback edition, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. An in-depth biography of Philippe, Duke of Orleans, the younger brother of Louis XIV. A homosexual in a society that regarded homosexuality with contempt, yet he was the source of the vast fortune of the family. 318 pages, with Index, Bibliography and Notes. 6" X 9". No former ownership… Read more about this item
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Kenneth Grahame A Biography

Kenneth Grahame A Biography

by Peter Green

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1959
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First American edition hardcover, published by World Publishing, 1959. In-depth biography of the author most well known for 'The Wind In The Willows', which also includes extensive information on the societal changes of the time. The most important of which being the collapse of a centuries old rural economy having a profound effect on the entire country. 399 pages with… Read more about this item
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Code Breaker
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Code Breaker

by Walter Isaacson

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2021
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9781982115852
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First edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Simon & Schuster, 2021. Biography of Jennifer Doudna, the 2020 Nobel Prize Winner in chemistry, for her work on the CRISPR system of gene editing. 536 pages, with Index, Notes, several color photos through the text, 6-1/4" X 9-1/2". The dust jacket is intact, and has been protected with a clear, removable… Read more about this item
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Schrodinger: Life and Thought
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Schrodinger: Life and Thought

by WALTER J. MOORE

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1989-07
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9780521354349
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Cambridge University Press. An in-depth biography of Nobel Prize winner Erwin. From his early life in Austria, his life in Dublin, foundation of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Dublin, as well as his controversial personal life. 513 pages, with Index, B&W photos through the text. This copy is the 1990 reprint. The dust… Read more about this item
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Niels Bohr's Times, in Physics, Philosophy, and Polity
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Niels Bohr's Times, in Physics, Philosophy, and Polity

by Abraham Pais

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1991
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9780198520498
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First US edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Oxford University Press, 1991. From the National Book Award winning author of 'Subtle Is the Lord, The Science and The Life of Albert Einstein', Pais traces the life of Neils Bohr. From his early life in Denmark, to his role in world politics and the development of atomic weapons, as well… Read more about this item
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Wolf: The Lives of Jack London

Wolf: The Lives of Jack London

by James L Haley

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2010-05
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9780465004782
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Basic Books, 2010. James Haley's biography of Jack London examines not just his literary importance, but also his commitment to social justice. 364 pages, 6-3/8" X 9-1/2, with Index, Notes and bibliography, and a section of photos. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. Cover boards are flat, the corners are… Read more about this item
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John Adams
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John Adams

by Page Smith

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1962
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Two volume hardcover set, with slipcase box and dust jackets, published by Doubleday, 1962. This set is a Book Club edition. Winner of the Bancroft Prize and The Kenneth Roberts Memorial Award. At the time of publication, this was the first comprehensive biography of the second President of the US. Page Smith focuses on both his public life as well… Read more about this item
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Elizabeth I
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Elizabeth I

by Maria Perry

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1990
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Hardcover with slipcase box, published by The Folio Society, 1990. Historical biography of Elizabeth I, using a comprehensive selection of her personal papers. Critical analysis of her letters and speeches present a more complete portrait than had previously been available. 7" X 9-1/2", 350 pages with Index. Illustrated through the text with 97 photos and illustrations, most of which… Read more about this item
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A Rendezvous With Destiny
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A Rendezvous With Destiny

by Archibald Campbell Knowles

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1946
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Hardcover first edition, with dust jacket, published by David McKay, 1946. Reverend Knowles of Saint Alban's Church of Olney, Pennsylvania, here writes a passionate appreciation of FDR. The focus here is on his character and inherent humanity. 5" X 7-1/2", 96 pages. Blue colored cloth covered boards, with the author name and title imprinted on both the spine and front… Read more about this item
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Wainewright the Poisoner

Wainewright the Poisoner

by Andrew Motion

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2000
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9780571194018
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Oversized trade paperback published by Faber & Faber, 2000. This is the UK trade paperback edition. Biography of Thomas Griffiths Wainwright, English artist and author, suspected of being a serial killer. Eventually transported to Tasmania under a charge of forgery, the murders he was accused of having not been solved. 305 pages with Index, Bibliography and two sections of photos.… Read more about this item
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The Afghan Connection: The Extraordinary Adventures of Major Eldred Pottinger

The Afghan Connection: The Extraordinary Adventures of Major Eldred Pottinger

by George Pottinger

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1983
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9780707302867
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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Scottish Academic Press, 1983. A biography of the 'Hero of Herat', Eldred Pottinger, who organized the defense of Herat during the First Afghan War until the siege was abandoned ten months later. 239 pages, with Index, Bibliography, Notes, and Glossary. Illustrated through the text with black & white photos and maps. Sturdy… Read more about this item
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Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War

Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War

by Jerome Loving

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2013-10
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9781611684650
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First hardcover edition, published by University Press of New England, 2013. An in-depth analysis of one year in the life of Mark Twain, 1865, with analysis of how the events of the Civil War affected Twain both this year, and for the rest of his life. 242 pages with Index and Notes. Sturdy boards with cloth covered spine. Boards are… Read more about this item
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Belle Turnbull: On the Life & Work of an American Master

Belle Turnbull: On the Life & Work of an American Master

by David and Villines, Jeffrey Rothman

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9780964145498
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First trade paperback edition, published by Pleiades Press, 2017. A re-examination of the life and work of the Colorado poet, Belle Turnbull. 200 pages. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. Slight bend-crease mark to the bottom edge of the front cover. Edges of the text block are clean, no former ownership marks, no writing on the text… Read more about this item
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Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby

by Sarah Churchwell

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2015-01
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9780143126256
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First trade paperback edition, published by Penguin, 2015. A new analysis of the classic of 20th Century Literature, with fresh insight into the influence of this work and the contemporaneous double murder that commanded the attention of both New York City and the rest of the nation. 400 pages with Index, Notes, and Bibliography. This is not a remainder, not… Read more about this item
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Chaliapin

Chaliapin

by Maxim Gorky

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1988
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9780862873967
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Trade paperback edition, published by Columbus Books, 1988. The biography of Chaliapin, the great Russian bass, as told to his friend Maxim Gorky. Originally published in 1968, this is the 1988 edition from the UK publisher Columbus Books. 320 pages, with Index, Notes and two sections of photos. Translated by Nina Froud. This is not a remainder, not a… Read more about this item
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Willa Cather: Double Lives

Willa Cather: Double Lives

by Hermione Lee

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1991-11-05
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9780679736493
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Trade paperback edition, published by Vintage, 1991. Biography and appraisal of the work and life of Willa Cather. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No creases to the cover or spine. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. There is a spot of residue on the top left corner of the front cover where… Read more about this item
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Hadji Murad

Hadji Murad

by Leo Tolstoy

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1996-01
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9780914061540
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Trade paperback edition, published by Orchises Press, 1996. Introduction by John Burt Foster, Jr, translated by Aylmer Maude. 128 pages. Tolstoy's biography of the Avar leader who lead the resistance of Dagestan and Chechnya against the incorporation of the regions into the Russian Empire. This copy is not a remainder, not a library discard. No writing on the text pages,… Read more about this item
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Leonard Woolf A Biography

Leonard Woolf A Biography

by Victoria Glendinning

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2006
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9780743246538
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Free Press, 2006. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. 498 pages with Notes, Index, and Bibliography. Blue boards over gray cloth covered spine, with the title and author name in gold on the spine. All lettering on the boards is crisp and not rubbed or worn. The dust… Read more about this item
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Edith Wharton: The Uncollected Critical Writings

Edith Wharton: The Uncollected Critical Writings

by Edith Wharton, Frederick Wegener, ed.

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December 9, 1996
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9780691043494
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Princeton University Press, 1996. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped, no wear to the jacket. 336 pages with Index, Bibliography, and several Appendices. Edited by Frederick Wegener. A collection of the critical reviews and essays by Wharton. There is a focus on her literary criticism, but there are… Read more about this item
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No Gifts From Chance: a Biography of Edith Wharton (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture)

No Gifts From Chance: a Biography of Edith Wharton (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture)

by Shari Benstock

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2004-03
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9780292702745
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Large format trade paperback, published by the University of Texas Press, 2004. A first trade paperback edition. 546 pages with Index, Notes and extensive Appendices. A very thorough biography of Edith Wharton from her early life, her writing career as the social chronicler of her age, as well as her philanthropic work and experiences traveling and during WWI. This copy… Read more about this item
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