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Up from Little Egypt

By: Bailey, Percival

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Buckskin Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10090

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Xiii, 265 pp. CV and publications by Bailey at rear. Full color plate of Bailey at frontis, illustrated with black and white photos throughout. Cream DJ with red in Mylar, spine a little darkened, a few small chips at the top back. Book itself is clean and crisp except that the former owner, himself a doctor, put some pencil notes on the verso of the first blank and has marked occasional passages with pencil underlinings and check marks. Otherwise a nice copy of this autobiography of a noted neurologist who started life in povery in southern Illinois. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pages View more info

Return from Siberia A Japanese life in war and peace, 1925-2015

By: Eiji, Oguma; Noble, David (trans.)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tokyo, International House of Japan: 2018

Seller ID: 9233

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xviii, 320pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Notes on translation, photographs, appendix. Book has blue and yellow paper hardcover with white text on covers and spine. Dust jacket is blue and yellow with white text. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages View more info

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Happenings in a Happy Life An Autobiography

By: Perry, James Black

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kingston, Printed for the Author At the Jackson Press: 1925

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 6871

Condition: Good


125 pp. Limited edition, book is #15 out of 100. Scarce work. Green cloth boards. Book is in good contiion. Some marks/stains on covers. Faint wear along edges. Interior is in good condition, clean with no marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter III Cumae

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5711

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 37 pages (69-106) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter IV Fontainebleau

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5712

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (2) 37 pages (107-144) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages uncut, clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter V the Simplon

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5713

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 39 pages (145-184) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter VI the Campo Santo

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5714

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 37 pages (185-222) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, extra 1/4 page added, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter VII MacUgnaga

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5715

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 39 pages (223-262) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter IX the Feasts of the Vandals

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1886

Seller ID: 5716

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (2) 39 pages (295-334) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 39 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter X Crossmount

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1887

Seller ID: 5717

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (4) 37 pages (335-372) contains plate, cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 37 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter XI L'Hotel Du Mont Blanc

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1887

Seller ID: 5718

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 47 pages (373-420) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers, back inside cover shows faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 47 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume II Chapter XII Otterburn

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1887

Seller ID: 5719

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 21 pages +(8) (421-442) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, spine, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, last page shows slight foxing otherwise pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 21 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume III Chapter II Mont Velan

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1888

Seller ID: 5720

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 45 pages (47-92) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, spine, edges and corners, some marks on covers including evidence of removed price sticker, front cover has slight discolouration around edges, back inside cover has faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 45 pages View more info

Praeterita Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life Volume III Chapter III L'Esterelle

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen: 1889

Seller ID: 5721

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


+ (2) 29 pages (93-122) cream covers with black lettering, wear and tears to head, tail, edges and corners, some marks on covers, back cover, spine and outer edge of book are discoloured, back inside cover has faint copy of last page, pages clear and unmarked; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 29 pages View more info

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Arkhipelag Gulag, Gulag Archipelago. 1918-1956. 2 Volume Set Books I-II and III-IV

By: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Paris, YMCA Press: 1973-1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9252

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


606 and 657 pp. In Russian. Two volume set. First vol. is grey and white with red softcovers, 2nd vol. is sepia and white with red. Vol. 1 has a short tear at top joint, some browning and staining to back cover and publisher stamp on back, inside front cover has some small stains and remains of cellotape, book is thumbed but otherwise clean. Vol. 2 has rubbing and general light wear to covers, inside first blank owner name and address, interior book block just starting to pull away from cover at front gutter, read but otherwise clean and unmarked. Hard to find the complete set, this one in r... View more info

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Autobiografia, Cuentos

By: Taracena, Alfonso

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ediciones Botas: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9221

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


187, [iii] pp. In Spanish. Softcovers in green on cream with black and silver, very stylized, art Deco. Front cover fore-edge is chipped , spine cover has a little wear, back cover top corner is chipped, interior pages never separated, clean and nice. Autobiography and stories by the historian and journalist of the Mexican Revolution. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages View more info

Image for The lyf of the mother Teresa of Iesus foundresse of the monasteries of the descalced or bare-footed Carmelite nunnes and fryers, of the first rule. Written by her self, at the commaundement of her ghostly father, and now translated into English, out of Spanish. By W.M. of the Society of Iesus

The lyf of the mother Teresa of Iesus foundresse of the monasteries of the descalced or bare-footed Carmelite nunnes and fryers, of the first rule. Written by her self, at the commaundement of her ghostly father, and now translated into English, out of Spanish. By W.M. of the Society of Iesus

By: Teresa of Avila, Saint (1515-1582)

Price: $6,750.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Henry Jaye: 1611

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9488

Condition: Good


367 pp. 1st English edition of the saint's own autobiography, facsimile title page, device on last leaf, old calf with gilt panels, gilt ruling and blind stamped fleurons, spine rebacked with 5 raised bands, gilt in the compartments. Title in facsimile on old paper, first page (*2) bit grubby with old repairs in the margins, some foxing and age darkening throughout, some quires darker than others, last few leaves have old repairs to the corners affecting text slightly on 362, last 4 leaves have extensive repairs with loss of text in the right side including loss to the device on the last leaf... View more info