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Image for Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Oxonii : E Theatro Sheldoniano, Anno MDCLXXXII: 1682-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-139


Leather, Written in Latin. Large folio that measures 15" by 9 1/2" by 2 1/2". Leather cover is detached from front cover board. Back leather is coming off. Leather is chipped, scuffed and rubbed. Splits on outer gutters of spine. Corners and edges worn. Corners bumped. Endpapers detached, have tanning on edges, insect holes and foxing. Stains on a few pages but overall clean. Some foxing. Pages yellowed but not brittle. Frontis of St. Cyprian is missing a large piece ... View more info

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Townie: A Memoir

By: Andre Dubus III

Price: $120.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2011-02-28

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-922


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition with full number line. This is the fifth book by Mr. Dubus and is a moving memoir of his growing up. This is his account of growing up in milltown Massachusetts, the divorce of his parents and consequent town/gown schizophrenia of his life. View more info

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Ruanaidh: The Story of Art Rooney and His Clan

By: Art Rooney Jr.; Roy McHugh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Art Rooney Jr.: 2008-01-01

Edition: 4th

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-40


Signed by author on title page without inscription.Fourth printing fourth edition. Cover is rubbed and has edge wear. Back cover has 4" tear.Photographs. Part memoir, part anecdotal history of Pittsburgh's North Side, where the author grew up, and part football book, the book follows to its conclusion the extraordinary life of Art Rooney, Sr., the Chief. View more info

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Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion

By: Barker, Nigel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Design: 2015-02-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1509


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription. First Edition, first printing. In protective clear mylar cover.Nigel Barker, fashion authority, photographer, and host of Oxygen's, The Face, presents 50 of the most influential models from the 1940s to today through a wealth of full color photographs from the worlds most renowned fashion photographers and an anecdotal text that reveals each woman's indelible place in the pantheons of fashion and popular culture. Interwea... View more info

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The Final Days

By: Bob Woodward; Carl Bernstein, Signed

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1976-05-03

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-955


Signed by Bob Woodward on endpaper without inscription. First Edition with full number line. DJ is yellowed,rubbed, chipped and has 1" tear along spine(front & back). Corners bumped and dent on bottom edge, front board.The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his family, his staff, and many members of Co... View more info

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Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harper: 2016-03-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1615


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Brinkley traces FDR's love for the natural world from his youth exploring the Hudson River Valley and bird watching. As America's president from 1933 to 1945, Roosevelt,consummate political strategist, established hundreds of federal migratory bird refuges and spearheaded the modern endangered species movement. He brilliantly pos... View more info

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Spoken from the Heart Collector's Edition

By: Bush, Laura

Price: $215.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010-05-04

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-951


A stunning Signed Edition in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap. Leather with gilt page edges and ribbon book mark.SIGNED by author and First Lady Laura Bush; The early memoirs of Laura Lane Welch Bush (born Nov. 4, 1946), wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, First Lady of the United States from January 20, 2001 to January 20, 2009. View more info

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Hard Choices: A Memoir

By: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2014-06-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1644


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing New York in the United States Senate. To her surprise, her former rival for the Democratic Party nomination, newly elected President Barack Obama, asked her to serve in his administration as Secretary of State. This memoir is the story of the fo... View more info

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Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain

By: Cross, Charles R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: It Books: 2014-03-18

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-3-1421


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. The author of the best-selling Kurt Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven examines the legacy of the Nirvana frontman and answers the question: Why does Kurt Cobain still matter 20 years after his death? View more info

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Grace & Gumption: The Women of El Paso

By: Daudistel, Marcia Hatfield [Editor]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 2011-10-20

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 55-5-1502


Signed by editor on title page without inscription. First Edition.In protective clear mylar cover. Protective clear covers may have scratches that appear in the photograph. The Women of El Paso, thirteen contributors trace the history of El Paso from the distaff side. The women who settled El Paso faced an unusual reality. In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo changed the border, and people who were previously citizens of Mexico--living in their native country, speaki... View more info

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The Jim Plunkett Story: The Saga of a Man Who Came Back

By: Dave Newhouse; Jim Plunkett

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Arbor House Pub Co: 1981-09

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8-2-904


Signed by author on title page without inscription. "Best Wishes" included. First edition with full number line. DJ is lightly chipped and is price clipped. Book slightly askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. ames William Jim Plunkett (born 1947 in San Jose, California) is a former American football quarterback who played college football for Stanford University, where he won the Heisman Trophy, and professionally for three National Football League teams: the N... View more info

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Ecco: 2013-09-24

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1400-1-4


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.In An Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins shares a rare view into his early life, his intellectual awakening at Oxford, and his path to writing The Selfish Gene. He paints a vivid picture of his idyllic childhood in colonial Africa, peppered with sketches of his colorful ancestors, charming parents, and the peculiarities of colo... View more info

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The Doles: Unlimited Partners

By: Dole, Robert; Dole, Elizabeth; Smith, Richard Norton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (Juv): 1988-02-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-956


Signed by Bob and Elizabeth Dole on dedication page without inscription. DJ is rubbed, chipped and torn. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book is Simon and Schuster stamp of man. The Doles is their joint autobiography a look at Washington at the highest levels, an account of a marriage that has thrived in the pressure cooker of Capitol Hill and on the campaign trail. View more info

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The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Fight for the Heart of the Continent, Signed

By: Drori, Ofir; McDannald, David

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Pegasus: 2012-04-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1302


Signed by McDannald on title page without inscription.An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself into a warrior on the front lines to protect it. Staging heart pounding, espionage style raids, Ofir Drori and his organization, The Last Great Ape (LAGA), have put countless poachers and traffickers of endangered species behind bars, and they have fought back against a Kafkaesque culture of corr... View more info

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My Life with Deth: Discovering Meaning in a Life of Rock & Roll

By: Ellefson, David; McIver, Joel; Cooper, Alice [Foreword]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Howard Books: 2013-10-29

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-948


Signed by David Ellefson on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. FAITH, HOPE, AND HEAVY METAL In My Life with Deth, cofounder and bassist of Mega­deth David Ellefson reveals the behind-the-scenes details of life in one of the world's most popular heavy metal bands. If you're looking for revelations, they're here, including the drug habits that brought the band members to their knees. You'll learn of David's unsuc­cessful attempts at reha... View more info

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Bella Starr, the Bandit Queen, Or, the Female Jesse James : a Full and Authentic History of the Dashing Female Highwayman : with Copious Extracts from Her Journal

By: Fox, Richard K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Steck Company: 1960-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-4-901


First Edition 1960 Facsimile Reproductin of the First Edition with Preface, Photographs, and Elizabeth Rice Bauknight illustrations added. New Material Copyright, 1960 Contains many color and b&w illustrations, plastic protective cover that is missing a section at the top of the spine and back cover, clean body and unmarked text. Spine slightly discolored. Original slipcase has fading, with general shelf and edge wear. Barely any shelf wear to book, the only flaw would b... View more info

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What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

By: Garfunkel, Art

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2017-09-26

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-1-1707


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.From the golden haired, curly headed half of Simon and Garfunkel, a memoir (of sorts) moving, lyrical impressions, interspersed throughout a narrative, punctuated by poetry, musings, lists of resonant books loved and admired, revealing a life and the making of a musician, that show us, as well, the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life long ... View more info

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Garvey

By: Garvey, Steve

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crown: 1986-03-12

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-9-4


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated First Edition. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Steve Garvey, 1974 NL MVP and world series winner has been one of baseball's most consistently brilliant performers, one of the game's genuine superstars. This is his inside story from a dedicated professional, a clear thinker who doesn't hold back in his criticism of those he believes threaten the game he sincerely loves. View more info

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Breaking the Surface:

By: Greg Louganis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 1995-03-04

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: unit91-30


Signed by author without inscription First Edition. Dust jacket is bumped on toe and heel of spine.Story of Greg Louganis, Olympic diver. View more info

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In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

By: Griner, Brittney; Hovey, Sue

Price: $150.00

Publisher: It Books: 2014-04-08

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-18


Signed by author on half title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Laid in flyer with Brittney pictured shooting a basket ball. The flyer is from Proud to Change the Game, Proud to be herself campaign for Human Rights. Hailed by ESPN as the world's most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner has been shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries ever since she burst onto the nation. View more info