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Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1987

Seller ID: 013857

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Lightly bumped corners with other cover wear very minor. Hardcover book copy of Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds by Joy Adamson. Foreword to the new edition by Dr. George B. Schaller. Attached red ribbon bookmark. Garden City NY: International Collectors Library, 1987. 219 pages. Black and white illustrations. 5.75 x 8.5 inches 22 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Betrayal of Liliuokalani: Last Queen of Hawaii 1838-1917

By: Allen, Helena G.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Mutual Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 014140

ISBN: 0935180893

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market size 4-paperback book copy of The Betrayal of Liliuokalani: Last Queen of Hawaii 1838-1917 by Helena G. Allen. A woman caught in the turbulent maelstrom of cultures and conflict. Honolulu HI: Mutual Publishing. Printed in Australia. Unabridged. 432 pages. Illustrations. 4-1/8 x 7 x 1 inches, 18 cm. List price 9.95. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child

By: Anderson, Louie

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Viking Penguin: 1989-12-04

Seller ID: 001695

ISBN: 0670829390

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover and dustjacket show minor wear and soil. Used hardcover book and dustjacket copy of Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child by Louie Anderson. Illustrations by Robert Zimmerman. Calligraphy by Brian Thomas Merrill. New York: Viking Penguin (Penguin Books USA, Inc.), 1989. Printed in the United States of America. x, 209 pages. 6.25 x 8.25 inches, 21 cm. From the book cover: Dear Dad is a collection of hilarious, poignant, ... View more info

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Distant Fires

By: Anderson, Scott; Kouba, Les [Illustrator]

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers: 1990-10-01

Seller ID: 014303

ISBN: 0938586335

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Distant Fires by Scott Anderson. Illustrations by Les. C. Kouba. Duluth MN: Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, 1990. Printed in U.S.A. 156 pages. 6 x 9 inches, 23 cm. From the book cover: Distant Fires is a classic canoe-trip story with a twist of wry. Author Scott Anderson's journey was something more than just a portage-and-paddle adventure. Certainly it was the... View more info

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The American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the Puritans to the Cold War

By: Baldwin, Neil

Price: $5.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2005-05-01

Seller ID: 001028

ISBN: 0312325436

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover and dustjacket show very minor storage wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of The American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the Puritans to the Cold War by Neil Baldwin. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005. 253 pages. Illustrations. 6.5 x 9.5 inches, 24 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds:; Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Summary: Identifying ten values that have in... View more info

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Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

By: Beck, Martha Nibley

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2005-03-01

Seller ID: 005298

ISBN: 0609609912

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Red marker dot shows on bottom outer page edges. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Hardcover book with dustjacket book copy of Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith by Martha Nibley Beck. Publisher summary: A memoir of one woman's spiritual quest and journey toward faith. As Mormon royalty, Beck was raised in a home frequented by the Church's high elders, and her existence was framed by their s... View more info

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Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries (The History Channel)

By: Bernstein, Josh

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Gotham Books: 2006-11-23

Seller ID: 012480

ISBN: 1592402771

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked pages. Book cover and dustjacket show very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Tight binding. Black marker dot on bottom outer page edges. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Digging for the Truth: One Man's Epic Adventure Exploring the World's Greatest Archaeological Mysteries by Josh Berstein. The History Channel. New York: Gotham Books (Penguin Group), 2006. 198 pages. 7-5/8 x 8-3/8 inches, 22 cm. List price 27.50. Heavy Book... View more info

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My First Travels in North America

By: Bird, Isabella L.; Strowbridge, Clarence C. [Introduction]

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-05-20

Seller ID: 008041

ISBN: 0486473090

Condition: New


New paperback print book copy of First Travels in North America by Isabella L. Bird. Introduction by Clarence C. Strowbridge. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2010. 400 pages. 5-3/8 x 8 inches, 21 cm. List price 14.95. Reprint of The Englishwoman in America, John Murray, London. From the publisher: A woman ahead of her time, Isabella Bird (1831 to 1904) ranks among the most adventurous travel writers of her era. In this captivating travelogue, she reports to her sis... View more info

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Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Bligh, William

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-04-22

Seller ID: 005273

ISBN: 0486472574

Condition: New


New paperback print book copy of Mutiny on the Bounty (unabridged) by William Bligh. Publisher summary: Cast out from their ship by Fletcher Christian and his rebel band, William Bligh and eighteen seamen were forced to journey thousands of miles to the nearest port in a small open boat, with inadequate supplies and without a compass or charts. This Dover edition, first published in 2010, is an unabridged republication of The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty, originally pub... View more info

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Daniel Boone's Own Story and The Adventures of Daniel Boone

By: Boone, Daniel; Hawkes, Francis Lister

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-11-18

Seller ID: 013933

ISBN: 0486476901

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Daniel Boone's Own Story and The Adventures of Daniel Boone by Daniel Boone and Francis Lister Hawks. Dover (2010) unabridged republication of Daniel Boone: His Own Story, n.d., and The Adventures of Daniel Boone, the Kentucky Rifleman, originally published by D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1844. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. List price 5.95. Publisher description: Motivated by a powerful sense of purpose... View more info

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Coulee Echoes: Poems and Views by Leslie R. Borer, Blind Coulee Poet

By: Borer, Leslie R.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Leslie R. Borer: 1942

Seller ID: 014072

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: One erased pencil notation otherwise unmarked. Solid binding. Minor visible cover wear including fading around edges, light outer soil. Possible very faint scent. Vintage small pamphlet in gray illustrated paper wrap copy of Coulee Echoes: Poems and Views by Leslie R. Borer, Blind Coulee Poet, Co. Inf. La Crosse, Wisconsin. Self-published, 1942. Black and white photograph illustrations from the La Crosse Tribune and Harley Davidson Motor Co. 62 pages... View more info

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Ronald Reagan: A Man True to His Work

By: Brady, James S. [editor]

Price: $2.95

Publisher: National Federation of Republican Women: 1984

Seller ID: 011807

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked clean pages, moderate age toning, tight solid binding, very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market paperback book copy of Ronald Reagan: A Man True to His Word. A portrait of the 40th President of the United States in his own words. Edited by James S. Brady, White House Press Secretary. National Federation of Republican Women, 1984. viii, 133 pages. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Seven Stairs: An Adventure of the Heart (Touchstone Books)

By: Brent, Stuart

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Touchstone: 1989-05-15

Seller ID: 008483

ISBN: 0671673947

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Seven Stairs: An Adventure of the Heart by Stuart Brent. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. Touchstone edition 1989, fourth printing. 256 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 22 cm. List price 17.95. New, updated edition of the famous story of an ex-GI named Stuart Brent who turned his passion for reading into a bookstore that became a mecca for book lovers across... View more info

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A Bridge for Passing

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Pocket Books, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 012968

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Vintage Condition: Unmarked. Moderate age toning. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market size paperback book copy of A Bridge for Passing by Pearl S. Buck. A beloved writer's testament of faith, in which she tells how, after her husband's death, she found her way back to life. New York: Pocket Books, Inc. Giant Cardinal Edition first printing July 1963. GC164. 184 pages. 4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches, 17 cm. From Wikipedia: Pearl Sydens... View more info

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My Several Worlds (Cardinal Giant Edition GC-35

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1956

Seller ID: 015292

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows wear to edges. 6 pages with a little edge nick or tear. Age-toned paper. Inside back cover shows 1.5 x 3 inches marker. Mass-market size paperback book copy of My Several Worlds by Pearl S. Buck. A wise and tolerant and vital woman opens the book of her tremendously exciting life. The complete book. Giant Cardinal edition number GC-35. New York: Pocket Books, 1956. Fourth printing, August 1963. Printed in U.S.A. 472 pa... View more info

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The Nature of Sacrifice: A Biography of Charles Russell Lowell, Jr., 1835-64

By: Bundy, Carol

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2005-04-13

Seller ID: 002883

ISBN: 0374120773

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Black marker dot on top outer page edges. Dustjacket and cover show very minor storage wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of The Nature of Sacrifice: A Biography of Charles Russell Lowell, Jr., 1835-64 by Carol Bundy. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. viii, 548 pages. 6-3/8 x 9-1/4 x 1-7/8 inches, 24 cm. Plates. Illustrations. Map. Summary: In this intimate portrait of a privileged young Yankee who became a b... View more info

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Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation

By: Caton, Steven C.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 2005-10-12

Seller ID: 004819

ISBN: 0809027259

Condition: New


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In the Line of Duty: The Service and Sacrifice of America's Finest

By: Clark, Constance

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Potomac Publishing: 1989-01-01

Seller ID: 002327

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Age-toned paper. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil. Used mass-market paperback book copy of In the Line of Duty: The Service and Sacrifice of America's Finest by Constance Clark. Foreword by Craig W. Floyd, Chairman, The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Potomac Publishing, 1989. 120 pages. 4.25 x 6.75 inches, 18 cm. Included is poem, The Ultimate Cop by Laura Knapcik. Law enforcement officer stories in this book... View more info

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Mary Webb

By: Coles, Gladys Mary

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Seren Books: 1990-12-01

Seller ID: 014304

ISBN: 1854110357

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. 1 page corner crease. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Mary Webb by Gladys Mary Coles. Preface by John Powell Ward. Seren Books (Poetry Wales Press, Ltd.), 1990. Printed in Billings, Worcestor. 160 pages. 5-3/8 x 8-3/8 inches, 22 cm. From the book cover: IN this new biography and critical study, Gladys Mary Coles traces the course of Mary Webb's tragic life, and the effects of her long-term s... View more info

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Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature

By: Dabney, Lewis M.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2005-08-03

Seller ID: 011880

ISBN: 0374113122

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition new book copy showing minor visible storage wear and outer soil, black marker dot on bottom outer page edges. Hardcover with dustjacket book copy titled Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature. Lewis M. Dabney, author. Publisher description: From the Jazz Age through the McCarthy era, Edmund Wilson stood at the center of the American cultural scene. In his youth a crucial champion of the young Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wilson went on to wr... View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-Four Years After (International Collectors Library Edition)

By: Dana, Jr., R.H.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 013718

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Visible cover wear showing wear to extremities including bumped corners, very minor outer soil. Hardcover book copy of Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-Four Years After by R.H. Dana, Jr. International Collectors Library, ca. 1970. Reprint edition. Attached ribbon marker. viii, 370 pages. 5.75 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping... View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative (Dover Maritime Books)

By: Dana, Jr., Richard Henry

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2007-06-05

Seller ID: 004769

ISBN: 0486458024

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.. Dover 2007 unabridged republication of the Author's Edition of 1868, published by James R. Osgood and Company, Boston, 1876. 320 pages, 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches, 24 cm. Current list price 14.95. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Publisher description: Richard Henry Dana, Jr., was just nineteen years old when he abando... View more info

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Standing Bear Is A Person: The True Story of a Native American's Quest for Justice

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2004-10

Seller ID: 002053

ISBN: 030681370X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Dustjacket shows very minor storage wear. Cover shows minor wear including lightly bumped corners. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Standing Bear Is a Person: The True Story of a Native American's Quest for Justice by Stephen Dando-Collins. New York: Da Capo Press (Persius Book Group), 2004. x, 259 pages. Map. 6.25 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international ... View more info

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The Douglas Letters: Selections from the Private Papers of Justice William O. Douglas

By: Douglas, William O.; Urofsky, Melvin I.; Urofsky, Philip E.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Adler & Adler Publishers: 1987-10

Seller ID: 002069

ISBN: 0917561465

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover and dustjacket show minor wear. Minor outer soil. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of The Douglas Letters: Selections from the Private Papers of Justice William O. Douglas edited with an Introduction by Melvin I Urofsky with the assistance of Philip E. Urofsky. Bethesda MD: Adler & Adler Publishers, Inc., 1987. xxiii, 448 pages. 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds: Additional shipping fee will be reque... View more info

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The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life And Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, And Speeches

By: Evers, Medgar Wiley; Evers-Williams, Myrlie; Marable, Manning

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Basic Civitas Books: 2006-08-25

Seller ID: 000635

ISBN: 0465021786

Condition: Like New


Very Good Condition: New book showing minor visible storage wear: outer soil, edgewear. Paperback book copy of The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters and Speeches by Medgar Wiley Evers, Myrlie Evers-Williams and Manning Marable. Basic Civitas Books (Perseus Book Group), 2005. Photographs by J.V. Evers Photography. xxiv, 352 pages, 16 pages of photographic plates, 9 x 5.75 x 1 inches, 23 cm. List price 18.99. Shi... View more info

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Pushkin (Uncorrected Proof)

By: Feinstein, Elaine

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Ecco Press: 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proff

Seller ID: 011737

Condition: Very Good


Uncorrected proof edition. Very Good Condition: Complete. Unmarked, clean pages. Solid tight binding. Minor visible cover wear, very minor visible outer soil. Used paperback book copy titled Pushkin by Elaine Feinstein. Uncorrected Proof. Publication date: May 26, 1999. Hopewell NJ: The Ecco Press, 1998. viii, 309 pages. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex

By: Frank, Anne

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 009860

ISBN: 0671458574

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Age toned paper, clean unmarked pages, tight binding, no spine crease, minor visible cover wear (few little spots on back side). Edges stained yellow. Used mass market size paperback book copy of Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex translated by Michel Mok. Publisher summary: Stories written while in hiding from the Nazis deal with animals, elves, young girls, romance, fathers, loneliness, fear, and betrayal. Pocket Books, New York: Washington... View more info

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1996-06-07

Seller ID: 000540

ISBN: 0486290735

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Dover Thrift Edition. Unabridged Dover (1996) republication of the text established by John Bigelow (first published by J.B. Lippincott and Co., Philadelphia, 1868). New introductory note. For this edition the editor's lengthy footnotes have been largely eliminated, and a few new ones and a new introductory Note have been added. Publisher recommended for ages 11 years and up. Mineola NY: Dover Publication... View more info

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Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and His Visionary Friends

By: Fruchtman, Jr., Jack

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2007-01-01

Seller ID: 000435

ISBN: 1560259620

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Paperback book copy of Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and His Visionary Friends by Jack Fruchtman, Jr. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press (Avalon Publishing Group, Inc.), 2007. Distributed by Publishers Group West. 404 pages. 6 x 9 inches, 23 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Geronimo: My Life

By: Geronimo; Barrett, S. M.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2005-08-10

Seller ID: 013354

ISBN: 0486443639

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Geronimo: My Life as told to S.M. Barrett. Unabridged Dover (2005) republication of Geronimo's Story of His Life, published by Duffield and Company, New York, 1906. xviii, 126 pages. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. List price 8.95. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info