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49 The Gold-Seeker of the Sierras.
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49 The Gold-Seeker of the Sierras.

by Miller, Joaquin.

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New York & London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1884. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine. Good/No Dust Jacket. Miller, 1837-1913, was known as the ""Poet of the Sierras."" Biography of Charles Devine. ""Dedicated to My Fellow Argonauts of '49."" Contemporary stories and memories of the California gold rush, preface gives background and inspiration for writing the book. Original story first published in Bret Harte's Overland Monthly. 148 pages, some bumping and wear to covers, cracking at middle, some age darkening.
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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family.
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Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family.

by Bernice Kert.

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New York: Random House, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket condition very good. Signed with a brief inscription by the author on the first blank leaf, dated 1995. Biography of the art patron and collector who was instrumental in founding the Museum of Modern Art, Colonial Williamsburg, and the eponymous Folk Art Center in New York City. She was a creative and optimistic force who was responsible for much of the artistic and cultural philanthropy of the wealthy Standard Oil family. She was the wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and mother of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. 537 pages, index, b/w photos. Spine slightly loose/shaken, else nice.
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Adventures of an Economist.

Adventures of an Economist.

by Franco Modigliani.

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New York & London: Texere, 2001. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket condition fine. Autobiography and thoughts of the brilliant and influential economist. Modigliani fled Nazism and Fascism, earned his Ph.D. in the U.S., became a longtime professor at MIT, and won the Nobel Prize in 1985. 287 pages, b/w photo section, index.
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Alfred E. Smith: The Happy Warrior.

Alfred E. Smith: The Happy Warrior.

by Finan, Christopher M.

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New York: Hill and Wang, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket condition very good. Biography of the New York State governor and Irish Catholic Presidential candidate in 1928, Lower East Side immigrant childhood. Light wear to dust jacket, inked gift inscription on ffep, else Fine. 396 pages, index.
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Alone Across the Top of the World: The Authorized Story of the Arctic Journey of David Irwin.

Alone Across the Top of the World: The Authorized Story of the Arctic Journey of David Irwin.

by As told to Jack O'Brien.

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Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, 1935. Hardcover. Fair. Whole and complete but rather flawed. Reading copy only. Green cloth boards, backstrip faded & fraying, both hinges cracked, spotting to endpaper maps. Foreword by Russell Owen. Frontispiece portrait of the arctic explorer in his fur coat. 254 pages, several b/w photo plates. Irwin, 1910-1970, was an American explorer. He is most famous for surviving a 2,000-mile dog sled trek to the North Pole in 1934, upon which this book is based. Later in life, he became a showman, presenting at the World�s Fair and other events.
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Am I Getting Paid for This? A Romance About Work.
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Am I Getting Paid for This? A Romance About Work.

by Betty Rollin.

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Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket condition very good. Memoir, 'a love story about work.' Rollins was an actress, writer, editor at Vogue in the 1960s, and NBC broadcaster in the 1970s. She carved out a successful career in the days when most women were limited to being wives, secretaries, nurses, or teachers. Signed and inscribed by the author on ffep, dated 1982. 311 pages, edgewear, near fine.
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American Genesis: Captain John Smith and the Founding of Virginia.

American Genesis: Captain John Smith and the Founding of Virginia.

by Alden T. Vaughan.

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HarperCollinsPublishers, 1975 [later printing]. Softcover. Good. Library of American Biography series edited by Oscar Handlin. B/w illustrations. Used sticker. 207 pages.
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Amherst College Biographical Record 1951.

Amherst College Biographical Record 1951.

by The Trustees of Amherst College.

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Amherst, Massachusetts: The Trustees of Amherst College., 1951. Purple cloth boards.. Good Plus./No Dust Jacket. Biographical Record of Graduates and Non-graduates of the Classes of 1878-1950 Inclusive. List of trustees and faculty, short entries for alumni (family, residence and occupation). Arranged alphabetically by class year, indexes, deaths. Nice for an educational historian or genealogist. Owner's name penciled on ffep, 'John W. Lombard '96.' Rear hinge starting. Some fading and wear to extremities.
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Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life.

Andrew Wyeth: A Secret Life.

by Richard Meryman.

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Harper Perennial, 1998. Softcover. Good. Fascinating and revelatory biography of the iconic 20th century American painter. 447 pages, index. Color and b/w photos throughout. Cover wear, bottom corners bent.
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Anne Frank: Reflections on Her Life and Legacy.
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Anne Frank: Reflections on Her Life and Legacy.

by Edited by Hyman A Enzer & Sandra Solotaroff-Enzer.

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Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2000. Softcover, trade paperback. Very Good. Signed and inscribed on the half-title. Light cover wear, page edges spotted. Essays by a wide range of scholars. Foreword by Bernd Elias, a Frank family cousin. 285 pages, index.
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The Assassination of Malcolm X.

The Assassination of Malcolm X.

by George Breitman, Herman Porter, and Baxter Smith.

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New York: Pathfinder, 1976. Softcover. Good. Introduction and edited by Malik Miah. 2nd printing, 2nd edition. 190 pages, light wear to covers, highlighting
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.

by Benjamin Franklin.

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New York: The Modern Library, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover, green cloth. Good/Dust Jacket condition fair. Scarce true Modern Library first, #39, although rather worse for wear. Edited with an Introduction by Nathan G. Goodman. 260 pages, also includes essays and other writings, excerpts from Poor Richard's Almanack. Green balloon cloth, front hinge cracked, binding #7. Blue typograhical dust jacket fair only, with a darkened, brittle, and fragile spine, losses & chips. 95 cent jacket price with 200 titles listed (including 5 Giants). Though not indicated, this copy is from the library of T. R. Smith, who was chief editor at Boni & Liveright during the 1920s. More of Smith's Modern Library collection is available.
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Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey.
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Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey.

by Linda Greenhouse.

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New York: Times Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Dust Jacket condition As New. Personal story of Justice Blackmun written with unprecedented access to his archives. Reveals the rarely-seen inner workings of the Supreme Court of the United States. Blackmun, 1908-1999, was a Harvard Law graduate, was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Richard Nixon, and served on the high court from 1970 to 1994. He started as a staunch conservative but adopted more liberal views throughout his career, authoring the court's opinion in Roe v. Wade. Signed by the author with a brief inscription, dated July 2005. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the author has been a Supreme Court reporter since the 1970s. 268 pages.
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Been There, Done That: An Autobiography.
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Been There, Done That: An Autobiography.

by Eddie Fisher with David Fisher.

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket condition fine. Signed and inscribed on ffep to gift recipient 'Elaine - we really wish you were here! Eddie Baby.' Elaine's friend Marie obtained the signature for her and tucked in a dated snapshot of herself with Eddie at the signing on 17 September 1999. She has written on the back, 'A Special Bookmark - Eat your heart out!' On the verso of the page Fisher signed is an inscription from Marie to Elaine. 341 pages, index, b/w photo section. Fisher, 1928-2010, was a singer, actor & entertainer; married to Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor, Connie Stevens & Betty Lin; and father of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher (grandfather of Billie Lourd) and Joely Fisher. He was extremely popular in the 1950s, had several successful records, and was a TV show host. Great gift for an entertainment memorabilia collector, old movie buff, or classic Hollywood aficionado.
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Behind the Scenes of Otto Preminger. An Unauthorized Biography.

Behind the Scenes of Otto Preminger. An Unauthorized Biography.

by Willi Frischauer.

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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket condition very good. Biography of the film director and cinema stylist who came to the United States from Vienna in the 1930s. Preminger's films include The Man with the Golden Arm, Anatomy of a Murder, and Advise & Consent. 279 pages, b/w photos, index. Jacket clipped.
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Bella Abzug. An oral history.

Bella Abzug. An oral history.

by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom.

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket condition good. Story of Bella Abzug, social activist, congresswoman, and leader in New York City politics for over 50 years. 320 pages, index. Ex-library in wraps, with stamps and spine label.
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Below Stairs.

Below Stairs.

by Margaret Powell.

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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2012 (1968). Softcover. Very Good./No Jacket. The classic kitchen maid's memoir that inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey. 212 pages. Old bookstore stickers, else Fine.
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Benjamin Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin.

by McMaster, John Bach.

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New York: Chelsea House, 1980 [reprint 1893 edition]. Trade paperback. Good. Introduction by Professor Larzer Ziff. American Men and Women of Letters Series. Ex-library, card pocket. 293 pages, index.
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Berlin and Sans-Souci or Frederick the Great and his Friends. An Historical Romance.
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Berlin and Sans-Souci or Frederick the Great and his Friends. An Historical Romance.

by Muhlbach, L.

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New York: The McClure Company, 1867 [later printing]. Green cloth boards, red cloth spine. Good/No Dust Jacket. Translated from the German by Mrs. Chapman Coleman and her Daughters. 497 pages, frontispiece with tissue. Spine worn and discolored. Library bookplate, owner's stamp.
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Bernard Shaw: Volume 2. The Pursuit of Power.

Bernard Shaw: Volume 2. The Pursuit of Power.

by Michael Holroyd.

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New York: Vintage Books, 1991. Softcover, trade paperback. Good/No Jacket. Literary biography of the Irish dramatist, covering 1898-1918. 420 pages, several sections of b/w photos. Wear, dogears, splitting.
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