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Love Is The Measure : A Biography of Dorothy Day

by Forest, Jim

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First edition, first printing
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$15.00

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Paulist Press, 1986. First edition, first printing. As new and bright in like illustrated dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Nicely illustrated with vintage photographs. Gift quality
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John Reed: Witness to Revolution, A Biography

by Hovey, Tamara

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First edition
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$4.95

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George Sand Books, 1982. First edition. Retired form one library in search of another one. Near fine pictorial stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. Nicely illustrated with vintage photographs
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The Life and Death of Andy Warhol

by Bockris, Victor

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First edition
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$12.00

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Bantam, 1989. First edition. Fine and bright in like pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Nicely illustrated with vintage photographs. Bockris knows his subject
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Timothy Leary, A Biography

by Greenfield, Robert

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First edition
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$12.00

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Harcourt, 2006. First edition. As new and bright in fuschia boards in like pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Very attractive all around.
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A Phoenix Book, The University of Chicago Press, 1966. Near fine stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout.
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$3.95
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Louis Agassiz : A Life in Science

by Lurie, Edward

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First edition
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$7.95

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University of Chicago Press, 1960. First edition. Near fine illustrated boards in like dustjacket with small spot of loss the dustjacket spine. Excellent reading copy. Nicely illustrated
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Prick Up Your Ears : The Biography of Joe Orton

by Lahr, John

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First edition
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$5.95

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A Discus Book, Avon Books, 1980. First edition. With vintage photographs of the productions and playwright. Fine and bright pictorial glossy stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. Neat owner's name to the opening flyleaf which bothers none of the text.
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Sigmund Freud Ñ His Life in Pictures and Words

by Freud, Sigmund / edited by Ernest Freud, Lucie Freud and Ilse Grubrich-Simitis

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First edition
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$12.95

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Norton, 1985. First edition. Fine and bright pictorial stiff wraps with excellent square spine and crisp bright text throughout. Tall and magnificent and profusely illustrated with black and white photographs from the field plus portraits with a well informed text
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Merton : A Biographhy

by Furlong, Monica [Thomas Merton]

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$7.95

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Harper & Row, 1980. Near fine gold boards in very good pictorial dustjacket with gentle use. Nicely illustrated with vintage photographs of Thomas Merton over the years. As declared by Merton's close friend James Laughlin and publisher - "A superb job."
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Thomas Merton Brother Monk : The Quest for True Freedom

by [Merton, Thomas] M. Basil Pennington

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First edition
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$5.95

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Harper & Row, 1990. First edition. Close to fine and bright glossy wraps with crisp bright text throughout. We note from a scholar's library some very brief lining to text
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Living With Wisdom : A Life of Thomas Merton

by Forest, Jim [Thomas Merton]

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$10.00

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Orbis Books, 1991. With wonderful informal as well as vintage photographs from the Merton archive. From an author who knew the subject well. Fine and bright pictorial stiff wraps with excellent square spine and crisp bright text throughout.
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The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton

by Mott, Michael [Thomas Merton]

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Houghton Mifflin, 1984. Near fine stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. Nicely illustrated with vintage Merton archival photographs taken over his short life span
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Archer Milton Huntington

by Huntington, Archer Milton / Beatrice Gilman Proske

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First edition
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$5.00

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Printed by the Order of the Trustees, The Hispanic Society of American, New York,1963. First edition. Very close to fine and bright green boards with attractive frontispiece photographs. Handsome all around
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$5.00
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Shambhala, 1987. Good tall reading copy wraps. With clean text and profusely illustrated with portraits and photographs from the field
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$6.95
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Epitaph for A Desert Anarchist, the Life and Legacy of Edward Abbey

by Bishop, James, Jr.

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First edition
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$5.00

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Touchstone, 1995. First edition. Very good reading copy stiff wraps with strong spine. Photographs of the legendary anarchist and background to his life. We note trifle trifle note to the final page which bothers none of the text
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Pantheon, 1990. First edition. Fine and bright in near fine pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Nicely illustrated. Tiny line to top edge which bothers none of the text
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$3.50
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Birdwatcher, The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

by Rosenthal, Elizabeth J.

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First edition
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$8.95

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The Lyons Press, 2008. First edition. 436 pages. Fine and bright in like pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. A lovely realized biography with color photographs of the birdwatcher in the field
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Frank Lloyd Wright, A Biography

by Farr, Finis

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First edition
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$10.00

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Jonathan Cape (London), 1961. First edition. SIGNED. Fine and bright green boards with silver titles in good pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Loaded with excellent on-site photographs of the architect's work. Affectionately inscribed and fully signed by the author Finis Farr in 1962 to the opening flyleaf
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Konrad Lorenz

by Nisbett, Alec

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First edition, second printing
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Harcourt. First edition, second printing. Near fine in like dustjacket. With neat owner's name to opening flyleaf. We notice subtle check marks here and there by a former reader, barely noticeable. Excellent reading copy
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Bernard Shaw

by Holroyd, Michael

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First edition, second printing
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Chatto & Windus, 1988. First edition, second printing. Very close to fine and bright in near fine pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Profusely illustrated throughout with photographs
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