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ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE.
Philadelphia:National Publishing Company. (1866). 833pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is worn at the edges and spine, which is chipped at the top and bottom to the board. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's signature inked at the top of the third free end-paper and two bookplates, one on the inside front board and the other on the inside rear board. Pages are lightly age-toned. Overall, a very good copy.
$125.00
AND HE SAT AMONG THE ASHES. A BIOGRAPHY OF LOUIS M. EILSHEMIUS.
New York: American Artists Group. (1939). 303 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Dust jacket shows chipping and tearing along the edges with some rubbing down the spine. Interior is in very good condition, with only a small dog-ear on page 67. A very good copy.
$25.00
ANDRES BELLO. El primer humanista de America.
Buenos Aires: Ediciones del Tidente. (1946)., 1946. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FB039. Andrés de Jesús María y José Bello López was a Venezuelan humanist, diplomat, poet, legislator, philosopher, educator and philologist, whose political and literary works constitute an important part of Spanish American culture.
$8.50
ATATURK. THE REBIRTH OF A NATION.
London:Weidenfeld and Nicolson. (1966). 542pp. Illustrated with photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and frayed at the edges with several small chips and tears, with a few being held together with small segments of tape. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$40.00
AUGUSTINE HEARD AND HIS FRIENDS.
120pp. Wrps. A tight copy. Wrapper chipped at several places, otherwise a v.g. copy. ST003. Augustine Heard was an American entrepreneur, businessman and trader, and founder of the Augustine Heard & Co. firm in China.
$15.00
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ISAAC JONES WISTAR, 1827-1905.
Half a Century in War and Peace. NY:Harper & Brothers Publishers. (1937). 530pp. + Folding map. Stated 1st edition. Hardcover in very good, clean condition. No dust jacket. Howes US-Iana W-598. S012.
$25.00
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SEVENTY YEARS
New York:Charles Scribners' Sons. 1903. Two volumes with portraits. 434pp + 493pp. Hardcover. Bindings of both volumes are shelf-worn at the edges and spine and show some light soiling to the covers. Both interiors are clean and free of stray markings. Pages do show age-toning. Overall, a very good set.
$25.00
CHICAGO GIANT. A biography of Long John Wentworth.
Madison, Wisconsin: The American History Research Center. 1957. 278 pp. Hardcover. Binding is lightly soiled and worn at the edges and spine. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings and plates are clear and bright. Overall, a very good copy.
$25.00
CLARENCE KING. A BIOGRAPHY.
New York: The Macmillan Company. 1958. 441 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges and spine, with several small chips and tears. Spine is sun-faded. Interior is clean and free of stray markings with bright plates. Brief gift inscription on the first free end-paper. A very good copy.
$25.00
COLONEL BOB INGERSOLL. A Biological Narrative of the Great American Orator and Agnostic
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1927. 293 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is worn at the edges and spine, and, in a few places, to boards. Spine is lightly faded. Some faint soiling to covers. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
COLONEL LAWRENCE. THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND.
New York:Dodd, Mead & Company. 1934. 382pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Ex-library copy. Covers are lightly worn but show some moderate soiling and water staining to the bottom edge. Also, the spine is sun-faded. Interior is clean and free of stray markings save for a library bookplate pasted onto the inside front board. There is some mild water damage to the bottom edge of the pages resulting in a slight rippling of the paper. Overall, this is a good copy.
$15.00
COUNT BELISARIUS
New York:Farrar Straus Giroux.  (1982). 1st thus. 564pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. .Book in very good, clean condition, save for light soiling to page edges. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures found.  Binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is in very good, clean condition as well save for some light shelfwear to edges. 
$45.00
FRANCIS PARKMAN. HEROIC HISTORIAN.
New York: The Viking Press. 1942. 465 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Boards are lightly soiled and worn to the edges and spine. Bottom edge-points are slightly bumped. Spine is moderately faded. Interior is free of stray markings, though there is some foxing throughout with some soiling to the plates. Overall, a very good copy.
$18.50
GIDEON'S SPRING. A Man and His Kibbutz
New York:Ticknor & Fields. 1985. 333pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn at the edges and spine, with some very light soiling to the boards. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$12.50
HENRY DEMAREST LLOYD AND THE EMPIRE OF REFORM
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. (1963). 657 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Jacket shows only some light wear around the edges and sunning down the spine. Cloth binding is a little loose towards the top of the spine. Interior is clean and free of stray markings.
$28.50

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