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Adolf Busch  Letters - Pictures - Memories
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Adolf Busch Letters - Pictures - Memories

by Adolf Busch, Irene Busch Serkin

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1991
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First edition oversized paperback, published by Arts & Letters Press, 1991. Includes both Volume 1 and Volume 2. One of the 600 first printing copies which were not intended for trade sales. Adolf Busch founded the Veinna Konzertverein Quartet, together with varying members from 1912 to 1951. Compiled by Irene Busch Serkin, and translated by Russell Stockman. Foreward by Ernst… Read more about this item
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The Prodigal Rake
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The Prodigal Rake

by Peter Quennell (ed.)

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1962
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Dutton, 1962. This is a third printing copy, published 1962 - a Book Club edition. Edited by Quennell from more than 700 pages, the notorious memoir focusing on Hickey's adventures and misdeeds. 452 pages with Index, 6" X 9-1/4". The dust jacket has been protected with a clear, removable cover. Jacket has some edge… Read more about this item
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People of The Blue Water
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People of The Blue Water

by Flora Gregg Iliff

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Published
1954
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Harper, 1954. Memoir of the author's experiences as a teacher at the Hackberry Day School for the Walapi tribe in Northern Arizona of 1900. 271 pages, with a section of b&w photos, 6" X 8-1/2". The dust jacket is intact, though it has been price clipped. Rubbing wear to the edges, tips… Read more about this item
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HERMIONE After To War With Whitaker: The Continuing Diaries of Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly 1945-2001
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HERMIONE After To War With Whitaker: The Continuing Diaries of Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly 1945-2001

by Countess of Ranfurly Hermione

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2012
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9781905060221
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First trade paperback edition, published by Wilton, 2012. Known for her memoir of her experiences in WWII, 'To War With Whitaker', this volume continues her memoir from 1945 to 2001. The Countess and her husband, Daniel Knox, Sixth Earl of Ranfurly, founded the Ranfurly Library Service, later known as Book Aid International. 250 pages with Index, photos through the text,… Read more about this item
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Titanic Survivor
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Titanic Survivor

by Violet Jessop

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1997
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9781574090352
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First edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Sheridan House, 1998. The fascinating memoir of Violet Jessop, who survived the sinkings of both the Titanic and Brittanic. 234 pages, 6-1/4" X 9-1/4", with a section of photos. Introduction , edited and annotated by Ian Maxtone-Graham. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. Cover boards are flat, the… Read more about this item
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A Girl's Guide To Missles

A Girl's Guide To Missles

by Karen Piper

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2018
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9780399564543
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First edition hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Viking, 2018. Memoir of what life was like living at the China Lake missile range after WWII. 322 pages, with a section of photos, 6-1/4" X 9-1/2". The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. There is a small bump mark on the jacket, between the 'A' and 'G' of… Read more about this item
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The Bookmaker's Daughter A Memory Unbound

The Bookmaker's Daughter A Memory Unbound

by Shirley Abbott

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July 17, 1992
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9780395629444
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First trade paperback edition, published by Ticknor & Fields, 1992. Memoir of the author's childhood in Arkansas in the 1940's and 1950's. Unusual format in that this is a paperback with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. No writing, no former ownership marks. No creases to the cover or spine. Not a remainder… Read more about this item
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The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life

The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life

by Andy Miller

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2014-12
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9780061446184
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First trade paperback edition, published by Harper, 2014. Humorous memoir of how the author tries to catch up on all the reading he thinks he should be doing. 317 pages, 5-1/4" X 8". This is not a remainder copy, not a remainder. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. Edges of the text block are clean. No… Read more about this item
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All I Need To Know I Learned From Xena Warrior Princess

All I Need To Know I Learned From Xena Warrior Princess

by Josepha. Sherman

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September 1, 1998
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9780671023898
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A first trade paperback edition, published by Pocket, 1998. Life lessons from Gabrielle, Bard of Poteidaia. 126 pages, with a section of photos, 5-1/4" X 8-1/4". No creases to the cover or spine. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. Edges of the text block are clean. Binding is tight and square. Not a remainder copy, not… Read more about this item
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Falling Through Space: the Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Falling Through Space: the Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

by Ellen Gilchrist

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Published
1987
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9780316313155
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Little, Brown, 1987. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. Memoir by the American Book Award winning author, probably best known for her short stories. Focused on her childhood years in Mississippi, with an end chapter on her advice for writers, including her 1985 address to graduates… Read more about this item
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Underwater to Get Out of the Rain A Love Affair With the Sea

Underwater to Get Out of the Rain A Love Affair With the Sea

by Trevor Norton

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June 30, 2007
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9780306815362
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Trade paperback edition, published by Perseus, 2007. Witty and informative account of a lifetime's adventures under or near the water. 384 pages with Bibliography, illustrations by Win Norton. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No writing on the text pages, no former ownership marks. No creases to the cover or spine. Edges of the text block… Read more about this item
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To Begin Again Stories and Memoirs, 1908-1929

To Begin Again Stories and Memoirs, 1908-1929

by M. F. K. Fisher

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November 23, 1993
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9780679750826
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First trade paperback edition,published by Pantheon, 1993. Memoir from the author of 'How To Cook A Wolf', focused on her childhood years in California. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. No creases to the cover or spine. There are age tanning spots to the edges of the… Read more about this item
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Squarely Behind The Beavers

Squarely Behind The Beavers

by Philbrook Paine

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1963
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by W.W. Norton, 1963. A longtime Boston newspaper reporter, the author returns to his home state, humorous hi-jinx ensue. The dust jacket is intact, though it is price clipped. Jacket has some edge wear and a short closed tear of about 1/4" at the top edge. No former ownership marks, no writing on… Read more about this item
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Selected Letters of Robert Frost
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Selected Letters of Robert Frost

by Lawrance Thompson

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Published
1964
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1964. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. 645 pages, with Index, and Appendixes. Organized chronologically, with chapters based on where Frost lived at the time. Each chapter includes extensive introductory information by Thompson. Also includes a Chronology, Genealogy, Table of Letters, and a section of… Read more about this item
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When I Was Old

When I Was Old

by Georges Simenon

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First American edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Harcourt, 1971. A memoir by the author known for his 'Maigret' detective novels, and also for his 'Roman Durs' psychological fiction novels. Starts in June 1960, when he was 57, and ends in February 1962. The focus is on his thoughts on aging, the day-to-day work of writing and the process… Read more about this item
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Co. Aytch: Recollections of Service With Company H, 'Maury Grays,' 1st Tennessee Regiment During the American Civil War

Co. Aytch: Recollections of Service With Company H, 'Maury Grays,' 1st Tennessee Regiment During the American Civil War

by Sam R. Watkins

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2009-11
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9781846778872
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Trade paperback edition, published by Leonaur, 2009. First published in 1881, this is a memoir of a soldier serving with the First Tennessee Regiment during the American Civil War. Watkins served during Shiloh, Corinth, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, and Missionary Ridge. 199 pages. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages.… Read more about this item
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On The Shores Of The Mediterranean

On The Shores Of The Mediterranean

by Eric Newby

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Published
1984
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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Harvill Press, 1984. This is the first UK edition. The dust jacket has been price clipped on the bottom corner of the front flap. Her Newby travels through the countries of the Mediterranean, moving clockwise, writing of their history and the many people they meet along the way. No further wear to… Read more about this item
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In Pharaoh's Army

In Pharaoh's Army

by Tobias Wolff

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Published
1994
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9780679402176
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First hardcover trade edition, with dust jacket, published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Memoir of the author's experiences as an officer in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. His second memoir, after 'This Boy's Life'. Sturdy rust-red colored boards, black cloth covered spine, with the author name and title imprinted on the spine in gold, and the… Read more about this item
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Forks And Hope
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Forks And Hope

by Elspeth Huxley

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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Chatto & Windus, 1964. This is the UK edition. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. After 'The Flame Trees of Thika' and 'The Mottled Lizard', this is Huxley's third memoir on her experiences in Africa. This one is focused on her three month trip in 1963 to Kenya,… Read more about this item
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Catch Me a Colobus
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Catch Me a Colobus

by Gerald Malcolm Durrell

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Published
1972
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9780002111485
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First UK hardcover edition, with dust jacket,published by Collins, 1972. The dust jacket is price clipped. Collection of humorous stories about the author's search for strange and exotic creatures in danger of extinction for the Durrell Wildlife Park on Jersey. From an expedition to Sierra Leone to find a colobus, to a Mexico to find the Volcano rabbit,and many more.… Read more about this item
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