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Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: D.h. Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: FARo: 1930

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 100000373

Condition: Very Good


193o publishing in black boards and clean pages throughout. great price! View more info

LAWRENCE & OPPENHEIMER

By: NuEL PHARR DAVIS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 100000249

Condition: Fine


FINE/VG+ SUPERB 1968 HARDCOVER AND JACKET 384 PAGES THAT SURE BEATS A PAPERBACK! View more info

LiVES OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS VOL. II

By: J. FENIMORE COOPER

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, CARNEY AND HART: 1846

Edition: FIRST

Seller ID: 100000394

Condition: Very Good


A VERY GOOD PLUS HARDCOVER WITH GILT SYMBOLS AND DARK CLOTHE HARDCOVER. 246 PAGES WITH VERY LITTLE FOXING THROUGH OUT. AN ATTRACTIVE BOOK FOR IT'S AGE AND AN EARLY INTRINSIC WORK ON OUR COUNTRY'S NAVAL HISTORY! View more info

MAcARTHUR ON WAR

By: Frank C. WALDROP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DUELL SLOAN: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000265

Condition: Very Good


VERU GOOD TIGHT HARDCOVER,420 PAGES, LOADED WITH MACARTHUR'S TAKE ON WAR. View more info

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Manual of Instructions for Submarine Periscopes

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Washington,D.C., Navy Department: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000442

Condition: Very Good


Fabulous very early 1927 manual for submarine periscopes. Loaded with fold outs of optics and text for design,development and implentation of the periscope technology just being developed at the time in the U.S.! One of a kind book for the submariner or Navy historian. View more info

Mission Escape

By: Sydney Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, DAVID MCKAY: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000245

Condition: Fine


stated first american edition in superb fine clean hardcover and jacket 236 pages book looks new View more info

Monsieur Vincent

By: Henri Daniel Rops

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hawthorn: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000060

Condition: Very Good


gg/vg-x-library nice clean tight interrior-better than a paperback-stated first printing View more info

OSCAR WILDE HIS LIfE AND CONFESSIONS (2 VOLUMES

By: Frank HARRIS

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, AuTHOR PUBLISHED: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000378

Condition: Very Good


MARVELOUS 1918 TWO VOLUME hardcovers in very good clean condition first printings! WOW View more info

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Personal Memoirs of P.H. Sheridan

By: P.h. Sheridan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Charles Webster: 1888

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000420

Condition: Very Good


1888 two volume first printing set in green boards with gilt silhouettes of Sheridan riding his horse with hat held high charging forward on each front cover. A very good clean unmarked set over 120 years old with four general's stars inlaid on each spine and all maps and illustrations of the period. This would light up any Civil war book shelf! View more info

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

By: U.s. Grant

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Webster: 1885

Edition: First PRINTING

Seller ID: 100000433

Condition: Very Good


Near fine clean bright condition 130 year old books.PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U.S.GRANT. New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., Very Good Originals! 1885, 1886) 2 volumes. First printing edition of both volumes in original beautiful bindings with leather gilt trimmed . With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis portraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Fine clean interrior. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile.An unu... View more info

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant 2 Volumes first edition 1885

By: U.s. Grant

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Webster: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000334

Condition: Very Good


1885 Volume I & Volume II two volume first printing set in original first issue set. . First volume is original calf skin with blue and red labels on spine. Near fine clean interrior and text. Marbled endpapers with Grant's dedication and signature on prelim.This would light up any Civil war book shelf! Published by Charles L. Webster & Company 1885 & 1886 Vol I 584 pages, Vol II: 647 pages 8vo, with gilt lettering & emblem on spine, flocked end papers, Fold-out letter ... View more info

Rabble in Arms

By: Kenneth Roberts

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1947

Seller ID: 100000071

Condition: Fine


fine/vg-The story of our fight for independance from the British. Fine clean hardcover and very good jacket of Washington leading troops- 588 pages including endpaper maps of the theater of operations 1775-1776-1777. View more info

ROOTS

By: Alex HALEY

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Doubleday: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000247

Condition: Fine


FINE'VG A QUALITY CLEAN BRIGHT TIGHT HARDCOVER AND VERY GOOD UNCLIPPED JACKET WITH HALEY'S PICTURE ON REAR PANEL WOW View more info

Scotland's gift golf

By: Charles blair McDonald

Price: $850.00

Publisher: new york, scribner's: 1928

Edition: first printing

Seller ID: 10099467665333


1928 fabulous first edition with all full color plates and photo lithographs . This is the true first edition in very good hardcover with red clothe binding in superb clean unmarked interrior with only light wear to spine tips and and very light cover wear. No jacket was issued with this hardcover Blair Mcdonald was instrumental in the early stages of golf developement in the U.S. and abroad . A very good plus hard to find condition copy for the serious golf enthusiast ... View more info

Scotland's Gift Golf

By: Charles Blair McDonald

Price: $500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Charles Scribner's & Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000354

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean tight 1928 first printing in red boards with wonderful color and black and white illustrations. View more info

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selected birds and quadrupeds of north america

By: John james Audubon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: ohio, kent: 1977

Edition: first printing

Seller ID: 23468944

Condition: fine


This is a fabulous two volume leather bound set of selected birds and quadrupeds of North America. In fine clean bright condition with gilt to bindings and all page edges; with, raised bands tooled in compartment and silk woven end papers this set is a beauty. Silken page holders allow quick reference to superb color lithographs throughout the over 600 pages of Audubon's creatures of nature. Each one is a work of art itself presented in a book to match! View more info

ST. PETER

By: Michael GRANT

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000041

Condition: Fine


FINE/FINE-BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT FRESH CLEAN HARDCOVER AND JACKET-A STELLAR COPY View more info

The Age of Fighting Sail the Story of the Naval War of 1812

By: C.s. Forester

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Doubleday: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 100000241

Condition: Fine


fine/vg. a nice clean quality hardcover and jacket with endpaper maps,285 pages. View more info

The Arms of Krupp

By: William Manchester

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 100000252

Condition: Fine


fine/fine. a very nice clean attractive hardcover STATED FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER 975 PAGES WITH TIME LINE OF KRUPP'S DYNASTY and VERY GOOD PLUS jacket,940 pages,endpaper time line. View more info

The Arms of Krupp 1587-1968

By: William Manchester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 100000240

Condition: Fine


fine,vg. a superb clean bright hardcover and jacket with endpaper time line map of the krupp family. View more info

The Arms of Krupp: 1587-1968

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1964

Edition: First AMERICAN EDITION

Seller ID: 3372

Condition: Very Good


1968 TIGHT CLEAN (BOOK AND JACKET LOOK NEW!) STATED FIRST EDITION 942 PAGE THICK HARDCOVER WITH VERY RARE VERY GOOD PLUS JACKET MYLAR PROTECTED CONTAINING TIME LINES OF THE KRUPP DYNASTY AND PHOTOS-FABULOUS HARDCOVER WITH JACKET View more info

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the audacity of hope-thoughts on reclaiming the american dream

By: barack obama

Price: $30.00

Publisher: new york, crown: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10045682

Condition: fine


Very nice original year printng in near fine hardcover and jacket.375 pages-Read what the president's vision is! View more info

The Australian Crusoes or the Adventures of an English Settler and His Family in the Wilds of Australia

By: Charles Bowcroft

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Allen Brothers: 1869

Edition: Sixth

Seller ID: 100000294

Condition: Good


sixth printing of the first stated , good condition, 512 pages, very good for age, a romantic intrinsic work on Australia. View more info

The Battle of Little Bighorn

By: Mari Sandoz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Lippincott: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 100000310

Condition: Very Good


first edition ninth printing, very good clean hardcover and jacket, endpaper maps of the Department of Dakota, 191 pages, View more info

The Blue Jackets Manual

By: U.S. Navy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Annapolis,Maryland, Unites States Naval Institute: 1940

Edition: Tenth

Seller ID: 100000301

Condition: Very Good


1940 clean bright unmarked 784 page hardcover. light creasing to pages and cover. A rich look into prewar Navy resources. View more info

The BlueJackets' Manual

By: U.s. Mavy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Navy: 1940

Seller ID: 100000021

Condition: Very Good


A fabulous navy manual with over 828 pages loaded with illustrations and diagrams of 1940's U.S.Naval technology. A great find in very good condition blue manual. View more info

The Books of Bart(Signed Edgar Wallace)

By: Edgar Wallace

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000293

Condition: Very Good


Signed Edgar Wallace on the half title page. Book is in good condition wear to extremeties, foxing to page endpapers. A very rare signed copy of is work! not many found, 256 pages. View more info

THE BURLESQUE NAPLEON

By: Philip W. Sergeant

Price: $1,595.00

Publisher: London, T. WERNER LAURIE: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 100000217

Condition: Very Good


1905 VERY GOOD CLEAN TIGHT MAROON HARDCOVER -GILT EMBOSSED LETTERING-FULLY ILLUSTRATED-DECKLED EDGES,GILT TOP PAGES , NO PLATES, MARKS,ETC., A VERY ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A SPECIAL PERSONAL LETTER IN FRENCH SIGNED BY JEROME BONAPARTE(ALSO INCLUDED IT'S TRANSLATION TO ENGLISH) FROM HIS YEARS AS TERRITORIAL GOVERNOR ! (HAS SPECIAL LAID IN POCKET BUILT IN BOOK FOR THIS LETTER) A ONE OF A KIND BOOK WITH RARE ORIGINAL LETTER FROM THIS HISTORICAL PERSON AND A N EXTREME ONE OF A... View more info

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The Catcher in the Rye

By: J.d. Salinger

Price: $600.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1951

Edition: FIRST

Seller ID: 100000418

Condition: Very Good


Stated 3rd trade impression fine clean hardcover(one month after first printing) in original black boards and gilt lettering,277 pages.Not a book club,etc. Clean interrior and a better looking hardcover than is what usually found. Comes with fine clean fascimile jacket protected in mylar removable cover. A very nice alternative to the much more expensive first printing only one month earlier costing thousands more! View more info

The Catcher in the Rye

By: J.d. Salinger

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Little Brown: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100000351

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing(first edition) . This novel was among the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005 as chosen by Time, and named by Modern Library and its readers as one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. It has been frequently challenged in the United States for its liberal use of profanity and portrayal of sexuality and teenage angst. This is the true trade first 1st printing (stated 1951 first edition) (not book club or ... View more info