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Image for Light in the Darkness, A: The Writings & Reflections of Father Raymond E. Abbitt

Light in the Darkness, A: The Writings & Reflections of Father Raymond E. Abbitt

By: Abbitt, Raymond E.

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Racine, WI, Reverend Travis Talmadge DuPriest: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107594

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 155 pp. Pages are tight and clean. A few curled corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 107594. Paperback View more info

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A Million Miles or More

By: Adams, John W.

Price: $90.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Xlibris Corp: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 101725

ISBN: 0738878847

Condition: Fine


188pp; Stories compiled and lived by the author during a 44-year association with Greyhound; It is told from the perspective of the bus drivers that the author worked with, talked to, and experienced life with for all those years; Book is signed on the half-title page, and also includes a folded 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper with a photo on it that says "Gerry: Thanks for reading my book. Hope you enjoy the trip. and is signed "John"; The added p... View more info

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Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1960

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 111144

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


221pp; Story of the famous relationship between Joy Adamson and Elsa, the lioness; Pages are tight and clean; DJ is yellow with much writing on the front, and two photos on the back; DJ has quite a bit of wrinkling along the edges and a couple of small tears; The writing on the spine has faded and is barely visible, but the picture of Elsa is clear; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobi... View more info

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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth (2 Volume set)

By: Aikin, Lucy

Price: $142.50

Publisher: London, England, LongLongman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green: 1826

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 104498

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 1009 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine caps are fraying and some additional spine wear on volume 1. The spine on volume 2 is immaculate. Minor spotting, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's name stamped on cover of volume 2, and inside of both volumes. Moderate cover wear on volume 1, very little wear on volume 2. Quite a bit of discoloration on the covers. Corners are rounded. Quantity Available: 1... View more info

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Restless Jungle

By: Akeley, Mary L. Jobe

Price: $24.70

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102229

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


313pp; A first-person account of the author's work in Africa during the 1920's and 1930's; Blue boards with white lettering; Cover has substantial edgewear, and spine cap is fraying; Pages are tanned, but are tight and clean, other than library markings; Library labels and markings on the endpapers, title and copyright pages; Card pocket in back; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Bi... View more info

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Con la pluma y con el frac: Rasgos biograficos del Dr. Caracciolo Parra Perez

By: Alcantara, Tomas Polanco

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Caracas, Venezuela, Banco de Venezuela: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608554

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


In Spanish. Book in very nice condition - no interior marks noted, head and tail of spine and corners lightly bumped, light stains to beige covers, especially at base of spine where one might hold this book for reading. Biographical vignettes of Dr.Caracciola Parra Perez, twice President of Venezuela, as well as historian diplomat, lawyer and politician. Size: 12.5x9.5x1 inches. 330 pages, index, bibliography. Text is in Spanish. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: ... View more info

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Father of Texas Geology: Robert T. Hill

By: Alexander, Nancy

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, SMU Press: 1976

Seller ID: 109996

ISBN: 0870741527

Condition: Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 317 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Has some creased corners. Ex-library with usual markings. Bumped and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0870741527. ISBN/EAN: 9780870741524. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 109996. Hardcover View more info

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John Leguizamo (Latinos in the Limelight)

By: Allison, Amy

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Chelsea House Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 400026

ISBN: 0791064778

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 64 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Ex-library with minimal markings. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0791064778. ISBN/EAN: 9780791064771. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 400026. Hardcover View more info

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Journeys of Women in Science and Engineering: No Universal Constants

By: Ambrose, Susan A; Dunkle, Kristin L.; Lazarus, Barbara B; Nair, Indira; Harkus, Deborah A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 1997

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 102670

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


461pp; In-depth profiles and photographs of 88 women in science and engineering; This book is in fantastic condition, and would be classified as "as new" if it weren't for the library markings; It does have labels, stamps, and markings, but appears to be barely used, if at all; DJ is protected in mylar cover with no significant flaws; Additional shipping charges may apply; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped W... View more info

Jagger Unauthorized

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21572

ISBN: 0385308256

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0385308256. ISBN/EAN: 9780385308250. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21572. Hardcover View more info

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My Mom Made Me Bring You This Apple...I Don't Know Why

By: Anderson, Coleen Myers

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Self published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 606108

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Book in very nice condition - light short corner crease on back cover, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only. No interior marks. A kindergarten teacher's memories. "I had a different hair style one day, and Deanna remarked, 'I see you moved your hair.'" Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 83 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Education; United States; Biography & Autobiography. Pictures of this item not already display... View more info

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The Lead Goat Veered Off : A Bicycling Adventure on Sardinia

By: Anderson, Neil

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Coalmont, British Columbia, Canada, Cycle Logic Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 602711

ISBN: 0968674003

Condition: Fine


256 pages. Book in excellent condition. Signed by the author on the title page. The author and his wife bicycled two thousand kilometers in eight months on Sardinia where they experienced spectacular scenery, sublime sunsets, the goodwill of complete strangers, unrecognizable cuisine, flashers, propositions, lecherous shepherds and police encounters. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography &... View more info

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Wilderness Wife

By: Angier, Bradford and Vena

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Collier: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 607095

ISBN: 0020582307

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - two dog-eared pages, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. No interior marks noted. The Angier's second round of wilderness living - getting their food from nature, staying warm at 66 degrees below zero, facing whitewater, grizzlies, wolves, and a charging moose. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 177 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Canada; Modern; Travel & Places... View more info

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Streetwalker

By: Anpnymous; Jay

Price: $23.75

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 606696

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Unclipped dust jacket has light wear at head and tail of spine and corners; and light edge wear. Autobiography that takes place in London. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 178 pp. Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine lightly bumped, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; England; 1960s; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon ... View more info

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Bolshevik Russia

By: Antonelli, Etienne

Price: $57.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103366

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


307pp; The aim of the author was to present the actual facts, supported, wherever possible, by reproductions of original documents in an objective, historical spirit, and he succeeded admirably; DJ is tattered and in poor condition; The book itself has minimal shelfwear; Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean; One small paper tear on the lower front endpaper along the crease; Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 -... View more info

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Der Pfarrer Von Kirchfeld

By: Anzengruber

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Olten, Germany, Packelverlag: 1966

Seller ID: 104109

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


215pp + photos; Text entirely in German; Minor shelfwear; Slightly cocked; Pages are tight and clean; Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Non-English Language::German; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 104109. Hardcover View more info

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Texas Surgeon: An Autobiography

By: Atkinson, Donald

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Ives Washburn: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102021

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine


180pp; Spine is sunned and fading; Pages are lightly yellowed, but are tight and clean; No other significant flaws; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 102021. Hardcover View more info

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Matching Eternity: Eng & Chang Bunker

By: Author Unknown

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Kantana Publications: No date

Seller ID: 109772

ISBN: 9749166833

Condition: Fine Condition


This book has a few English words scattered throughout, but is almost entirely in Thai. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 312 pp. Text is in Thai. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Non-English Language::Thai; Thai Language; ISBN: 9749166833. ISBN/EAN: 9789749166833. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: ... View more info

Image for In His Traces: The Life and Times of R.E.B. Baylor (Baylor University Founders Series)

In His Traces: The Life and Times of R.E.B. Baylor (Baylor University Founders Series)

By: Baker, Eugene W.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Waco, TX, Self published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108942

ISBN: 1878804111

Condition: As New


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 336 pp. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Education. ISBN: 1878804111. ISBN/EAN: 9781878804112. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 108942. Hardcover View more info

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Six Years with William Taylor in South America

By: Barchwitz-Krauser, O. Von

Price: $31.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, McDonald & Gill: 1885

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 105784

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


`. Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 332 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Front hinge is cracked. Cover is bumped and rubbed, with some shelfwear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Christian::Biography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 105784. Hardcover View more info