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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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Osro Cobb of Arkansas Memories of Historical Significance: Memoirs of Historical Significance

By: Cobb, Osro; Griffee, Carol [Editor]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Osro Cobb: 1990-06-01

Seller ID: b2-4-14

ISBN: 0914546813

Condition: Used: Very Good


Back cover has some paper residue attached to it. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is authentic history written by the man who helped make it. Osro Cobb was born in Montgomery County (Arkansas) in 1904. He has given a lifetime of inspired and dedicated service to the state, both in and out of high public positions. He helped develop the two-party system in Arkansas by service in the state legislature, as a Republican candidate for Governor in 1936 and by the passage of Initiated Act 3 of 1948, which he wrote making fair elections possible. His role as U.S. Attorney in the 1957 Cen... View more info

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WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME [Hardcover] by Dixon Wecter

By: Dixon Wecter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1944-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 898

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, 587 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Very Good. Personal library inventory stamp on endpaper and title page. Spine sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This book is about the soldier, as he recrosses the bridge from war to peace. It is based on the record of our three great wars; the Revolution, the Civil War, & the First World War; mainly as set down by the soldier himself in letters & diaries. With notes, index & speculation about the 12 million soldiers coming home from Word War II. A Life-in-America Prize Book by this noted scholar. View more info

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Trail Makers of the Middle Border Garland Dakota

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001004

Condition: Very Good


1926, first edition, Black Pictorial Cloth Hardcover, 426 pages, 7 3/4" tall. Very Good. Spine and edges have some small spots and rubbing. Back of cover has rubbing and some color changes in the cloth. Previous owner's name is stamped on first title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Hamlin Garland writes of his boyhood experience on the Dakota Prairie. View more info

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To Form a More Perfect Union Letters 1847-1871 Ltd Ed [Hardcover]

By: Herbert Oliver Brayer

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1941-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 988

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by Author Beige Cloth Hardcover, 233 pages, 9 1/4" tall, No. 48 of 350 numbered copies. Very Good. Cover is darkened on edges and spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Clarke immigrated to the U.S. from England in 1847. He settled in the West, served in the Army, and led a quiet life. He wrote long detailed letters to his mother in England describing the events in his life. Illustrated. View more info

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Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

By: Irving, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1996-02-14

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14-3-17

ISBN: 1559703237

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover. A collection of 12 short works by John Irving (b.1942), the award-winning American novelist whose work is noted for engaging story lines, colorful characterizations, macabre humor, and thought-provoking examinations of contemporary moral issues. Includes memoirs, six short stories, and essays on Charles Dickens and Gunter Grass. View more info

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Benben James Oslin Signed San Antonio [Hardcover] by Oslin, James C

By: James C Oslin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Christopher Publishing House: 2052

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 545

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Publisher: The Christopher Publishing HouseDate of Publication: 1952Binding: hard coverEdition: Condition: Very Good/No JacketDescription: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall Signed by Author James C Oslin, The Christopher Publishing House, Boston, 1952, Red Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 286 pages, 8" tall, Signed by author. "The author's purpose in writing 'Benben' was to give the reader a better insight into the American way of life. Here, youth revels in the freedom of primitive nature, opens the doors to limitless skies and far horizons, struggles wi... View more info

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Turquois, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences.. [Hardcover]

By: Joseph E. Pogue

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., 1974, ncrd,: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 541

Condition: Used: Very Good


1974 sixth printing, Tan Cloth Hardcover, 162 pages plus plates, 11 1/4 tall. Slight corner wear. Small stain top corner of front board. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A study of its history, mineralogy, geology, ethnology, archaeology, mythology, folklore, and technology. Color and black and white plates. (Reprint of Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. XII, Part II, 2nd and 3rd Memoir. Washington DC., 1915.). View more info

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Jewels of Memory

By: Joyce, John A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Gibson Bros: 1896-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-4-901

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Signed. On the first free end page of the book the author has signed an inscription that reads, "Inscribed to Lt. B. Payne with the respect that a man from Kentucky who fought for the Stars and Stripes had for one who will ever defend its brilliant folds! John A. Joyce---Monroe. Va. July 19th 1896". Signed under frontis piece.Red Cloth Hardcover with gilt title, 244 pages, 7 1/4" tall. Fair. Cloth on outside of spine is missing in several places showing binding underneath. Spine is almost completely exposed with fray along valley of spine. Front hinge is cracked with frontis loose... View more info

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Jerboa Mysterious Visits From Uncle Odis [Hardcover] by Christman, L C

By: L C Christman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1979-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 984

Condition: Used: Very Good


Stated first edition. DJ is good, rubbed, chipped and has tear on bottom of spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Memoir of growing up in segregated southeast Texas, based on the author's memories of his uncle's presence in his dreams. "It is the very warm and moving memoirs of a man who grew up poor and black in Southeast Texas during the pre-civil rights days. And it is also a powerful polemic against racial injustice which renders a graphic and gripping testimony of what it was like to be a second class citizen during that era." View more info

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. From the French of Le Sage. To Which are Prefixed Memoirs of the Author. Three Volumes in One. Vol. I.

By: Le Sage, Alain Rene; T. Smollett.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hartford: Silas Andrus & Son.: 1853-01-01

Seller ID: c17-3-1

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Leather worn to the boards, mainly on edges and corners. Spine covering is missing large pieces and chipped. Leather cracked on gutters. Heavy foxing and water stains. Notes in pencil on inside front board. Previous owner's name, date and place on endpaper. 8vo. Vol. I: 316 pp., Vol. II: 308 pp., Vol. III: 304 ppGil Blas is born in misery to a stablehand and a chambermaid and is educated by his uncle. He leaves Oviedo at the age of 17 to attend the University. His bright future is suddenly interrupted when he is forced to help robbers along the route and is faced with jail. View more info

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In an Arid Land: Thirteen Stories of Texas

By: Malone, Paul

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 1995-02-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-5-1500

ISBN: 0875651402

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. "What I'm about to tell took place near the little town of Alpine, Texas, when I was fresh out of the service and had some money in my pockets. The thing that happened shouldn't have happened and I wish it never did. But there's no denying it and in a way I've been on the lam because of it ever since." So begins the title story of In an Arid Land, a collection that depicts episodes in the lives of ordinary people facing real problems. View more info

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Rendezvous With Destiny: A Sailor's War

By: Mason, Theodore C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Naval Inst Pr: 1997-03-01

Seller ID: 3-1-1824

ISBN: 1557505802

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dust Jacket has rubbing and is slightly askew. Yellowing on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Memoirs of the author's career in the Navy over the course of WWII, written from the perspective of a young enlisted man. Action reports, deck logs, war diaries, and interviews with eyewitnesses supplement his memories. View more info

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The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships (Signed Edition)

By: Neil Strauss

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Dey St: 2015-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-5-1608

ISBN: 0062449346

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. White imitation leather covers with gold foil lettering & design on front & back covers & spine, gold page endings and bound in ribbon bookmark. Most of us are told, from the moment we are old enough to understand a story, that there is a golden path waiting to take us safely through the jungle of life, get a good job, fall in love, get married, have children, and live happily ever after. It sounds simple enough. Yet as a species, we seem to have an incredibly difficult time making it happen. View more info

Rich Little Poor Boy SIGNED

By: Parker, Martin E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1992-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-4-1903

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and inscribed by author. "Josh, I hope you enjoy reading about your Da Da life from start to finish-I love ya, Your Da Da Martin Parker."Memoirs of Martin Parker from Round Rock, Texas. He served in WWII and Korean War. Includes childhood mysteries from the depression, working on a farm and later the Post Office. His WWII experiences and Naval tour during the Korean War. Living in Round Rock and much more with Tall Tales, Riddles and Old Time Jokes. View more info

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Autobiography, With Letters

By: Phelps, William Lyon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ams Pr Inc: 1939-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-957

ISBN: 0404153208

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Some pieces missing along top edge of jacket. Tanning on endpapers. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Phelps's autobiography gives the full flavor of his own extraordinary personality. Unaffected, full of anecdote, trenchant observation, humor, memories of men and manners, it contains the same quality of enthusiasm and infectiousness that delights his audiences. Interwoven with his own story are portraits of famous writers who have been his intimate friends---men like Joseph Conrad, John Galsworthy, Hugh Walpole, Maeterlinck, G. K.... View more info

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Benjamin Franklin: The First Civilized American. [Hardcover]

By: PHILLIPS RUSSELL

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Publisher: 1929-01-01

Seller ID: 333

Condition: Used: Good


Blue Cloth Hardcover, 332 pages, 9 3/4" tall, Brentano's Publishers, 1929, ninth printing, B&W illustrations throughout text. Slight edge and corner wear. Front hinge cracked. Name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Printer, Writer, Scientist, Statesman. Illustrations are outstanding. View more info

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Sunburn Signed

By: Shames, Laurence

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books: 1995-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-939

ISBN: 0786860685

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective mylar cover. Joey Goldman, the illegitimate son of the Godfather, turns to his friend, reporter Arty Magnus, for help when his father decides to retire and needs a ghostwriter to help him write his memoirs, but there are many enemies out to stop the project. View more info

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Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman (Library of America)

By: Sherman, William Tecumseh; Royster, Charles [Editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1990-10-01

Seller ID: 3-3-1406

ISBN: 0940450658

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Bound in blue cloth covered boards with gold spine titles. Pages are smythe-sewn into the binding, not glued like most books. Subscriber's edition, comes in a slipcase. Small hole in cloth at top of spine. fourth printing Sherman is the most controversial general of the American Civil War, . Written with th energetic confidence that marked his later campaigns, his Memoirs provides both a vivid firsthand account of crucial events of the Civil War and a unique record of the emergence of its most innovative strategist. View more info

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Reminiscences of Civil War Ralph Smith Texas Infantry

By: Smith, Ralph J

Price: $145.00

Publisher: W W Morrison: 1962

Edition: Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000989

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 50 pages, 10" tall, No. 232 of 250 numbered copies. single sided, typescript. scarce.: Very Good. Cover is darkened on edges and spine and has a couple of small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Reminiscences of Ralph J. Smith, Sometimes Private, Co. K., 2nd Texas Inf. (San Marcos, 1911). View more info