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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

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 of the outside border of the engraving. Full page engraving of St. Cyprian's beheading as frontis titled, "Thascium Cyprianum... 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

ISBN: 0393064662

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 SIGNED

By: Barker, Nigel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Design: 2015-02-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1509

ISBN: 0062345842

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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. Interweaving 200 gorgeous photographs and informative and entertaining anecdotes, Models of Influence profiles 50 women who have made... View more info

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Horses I Have Known

By: Beazley, William O.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hardin-Simmons Univ Pr: 1985-11-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1825

ISBN: 0910075034

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by author on endpaper with inscription, " To Thelma Jenkins with best wishes. Sincerely, William O. Beazley.". First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped.The book is story about the Six White Horses at Hardin-Simmons University that the author was associated with. They and their riders and the Cowboy Band appeared in parades around the country and at President Carter's inauguration. This is his story of some of the adventures around the country when they were traveling with the hors... 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

ISBN: 0062089234

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 positioned his conservation goals as economic policy to combat the severe unemployment of the Great Depression. 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

ISBN: 1439195617

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

ISBN: 1476751447

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 four extraordinary and historic years that followed, and the hard choices that she and her colleagues confronted. 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

ISBN: 0062308211

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

ISBN: 0875654304

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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, speaking their native language, were suddenly citizens of the United States, forced to speak a foreign language. Editor Marcia Hatfi... 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

ISBN: 0062225790

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 colonial life right after World War II. At boarding school, despite a near-religious encounter with an Elvis record, he began his... 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

ISBN: 0671602020

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1605983276

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 corruption. Before Ofir arrived in Cameroon, no one had ever even tried.The Last Great Ape follows a young Ofir on fantastical a... 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

ISBN: 1451699883

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 rehab and the period when he was strung out on methadone, cocaine, and heroin, all at the same time. But My Life with Deth is far more... 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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 be a dark spot on endpaper and front board.Reprint of the rare 1889 edition. Advertising, b/w and color illustrations and phot... 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

ISBN: 0385352476

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 friendship and of a collaboration that became the most successful singing duo in the roiling age that embraced, and was defin... 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

ISBN: 0812912721

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

ISBN: 0679437037

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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: $100.00

Publisher: It Books: 2014-04-08

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-18

ISBN: 0062309331

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

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Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson

By: Guinn, Jeff

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2013-08-06

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-927

ISBN: 1451645163

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition with full number line. Autograph sticker on dj cover.The most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today. More than forty years ago Charles Manson and his mostly female commune killed nine people, among them the pregnant actress Sharon Tate. It was the culmination of a criminal career that author Jeff Guinn traces back to Manson's childhood. Guinn interviewed Manson's sister and cousin, neither of whom ... View more info