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Alfred de Vigny.
1 Alfred de Vigny.
Paris Bibliotheque Nationale 1963 Softcover Very good Softcover 
Covers are lightly soiled. Interior clean and tight. 90 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition of 379 documents and other items related to Alfred de Vigny . In French. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Encyclopaedia of Connecticut Biography.
Chicago Century 1892 Hardcover Fair Hardcover 
4to. Leather. Both boards detached (thus fair). Leather scratched, torn on spine, worn generally. Light stain to top margins, else interior clean, and tight. Biographies of some 88 leading Connecticut citizens of the day (most familiar name - P. T. Barnum). Illustrated with portraits engraved on steel. Signed and inscribed to a friend by Augustus Brandegee, a lawyer and politican, Speaker of the Connecticut House, active in anti-slavery, whose bio is included. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 Father Douglass of Behala.
London Oxford University Press 1952 Hardcover Good/no DJ Hardcover 
171 pp. "By some of his friends". Ex-convent lib. Cloth edgeworn, scratched. Interiro tight and clean. Missionary to India. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Federico García Lorca 1899-1936. Vida y obra. Bibliografía. Antología. Obras inéditas. Música popular
4 Federico García Lorca 1899-1936. Vida y obra. Bibliografía. Antología. Obras inéditas. Música popular
New York Hispanic Institute in the United States 1941 Hardcover Fair Hardcover 
Boards worn and warped. Front hinge broken. Interior clean. 149 pages. In Spanish. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Francis Jammes.
5 Francis Jammes.
Paris Bibliotheque Nationale 1958 Softcover Very good Softcover 
Covers are lightly soiled, with an old price sticker. Interior clean and tight. 39 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition of 242 documents and other items related to Francis Jammes. In French. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 James Madision Morton ; A memorial
1925 Hardcover Good Hardcover 
Memorial to Mass Supreme Court Justice privately printed by Fall River Bar. Small tears to cloth on spine, print faded on spine. No DJ. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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L
7 L
Paris Bibliotheque Nationale 1960 Softcover Very good Softcover 
Covers are lightly soiled, with an old price sticker. Interior clean and tight. 16 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition of 90 documents and other items related to L 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 The Birthday Celebration of Charles Gordon Ames, minister of the Church of the Disciples, Boston ; October 3, 1903
Boston Geo. H. Ellis Co. 1903 Hardcover Good/no DJ Hardcover 
Printed for the 75th birthday of noted Boston minister. 69 pp. Portraits. Green cloth shelfworn, bevelled edges. Owner's name with presentation card of one of the particpants in the ceremony. Overall tight and clean. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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9 (Wordsworth, William). Wordsworth at Cambridge. A Record of the Commemoration held at St John's College, Cambridge in April 1950.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1950 Softcover Very good Softcover 
Covers are soiled and edge worn. Interior clean and tight. 71 pages. Illustrations. 
Price: 9.54 USD
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The International Dictionary of Women's Biography (International Dictionary of Women's Biography Clh)., ,.
10 ,. The International Dictionary of Women's Biography (International Dictionary of Women's Biography Clh).
Continuum 1982 0826401929 / 9780826401922 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is worn at the edges. Owner's name stamp. Otherwise clean and tight. 534 pages. Essential details of the lies of 1500 women chosen from all periods and all cultures, with emphasis on the British Isles, North America, the Commonwealth and Europe. 
Price: 1.34 USD
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THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS. ; An Autobiography., Adams, Henry.
11 Adams, Henry. THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS. ; An Autobiography.
New York Editions for Armed Services, Inc. 1918 Armed Services edition Softcover Very good Softcover 
Oblong paperback (6 1/2" x 4 1/2"). Printed paper wrapper pasted to text block, which has also been stapled -- as issued. 509, [1]pp. This is the complete, unabridged text of Henry Adam's classic autobiography, published by a non-profit organization for US troops stationed in Europe during World War I. Issued as part of a series, this title was # Q-40. An Autobiography. Some wear to paper wrapper and text is tanned. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Franklin and his French Contemporaries., Aldridge, Alfred O.
12 Aldridge, Alfred O. Franklin and his French Contemporaries.
New York University Press 1957 0814700039 / 9780814700037 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is soiled and edge worn. Light stain on the fore edges. Interior clean and tight. 260 pages. The realities behind Benjamin Franklin's image in France. 
Price: 1.95 USD
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13 Alison, Sir Archibald. Lives of Lord Castlereagh and Sir Charles Stewart the Second and Third Marquesses of Londonderry with Annals of Contemporary Events in which they Bore a Part.
London William Blackwood and Sons 1861 Hardcover Good Hardcover 
Vol. 1 and 2 of 3. Cloth chipped at heads and heels, stained. Corners bumped. Edges soiled. Bookplates. Foxing to prelims. Hinges firm. Pages uncut. 693, 642 pp. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Ultimo Diario (1948-1956)., Alvaro, Corrado.
14 Alvaro, Corrado. Ultimo Diario (1948-1956).
Milan Bompiani 1959 Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is in pieces. Some toning. Otherwise clean and tight. 224 pages. In Italian. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 American Historical Society. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts - Biographical-Genealogical ; Biographical (V.1) Compiled with the Assistance of a Capable Corps of Advisers and Contributors
New York American Historical Society nd Hardcover Good Hardcover 
4to. Red half leather and cloth. Leather heavily worn. Rear board half detached. Interior tight and clean.Biographical sketches of historical Massachusetts figures. Illustrated. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Arkell, W. J. Old Friends and Some Acquaintances.
Los Angeles Privately Printed (1927) Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
Limp leatherette edge worn. Else clean, tight. 189pp. Reminiscences of US Grant, Henry Ward Beecher, Tilden, Hayes, Cleveland and others by a publisher, politician, and horseman. The last 20 pages deal with his life in Santa Monica. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Forging of a Family., Auckland Campbell, Baron Geddes.
17 Auckland Campbell, Baron Geddes. The Forging of a Family.
London Faber and Faber 1952 First edition Hardcover Very Good in Good DJ Hardcover 
Dust jacket is soiled and chipped. Owner's name on the front free end paper. Interior clean and tight. 424 pages. A family story studied in its genetical, cultural and spiritual aspects and a testament of personal belief founded there on distinguished scientist and statesman. Attacks beliefs in scientific materialism and humanism using the detailed history of his own much inbred family to show the physical dangers and failures carried by inbreeding (such as his own blindness) can be completely outmatched by the development of strong personalities and nourished, not by sex, but by spiritual awareness. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Thomas Mann: Eine Chronik Seines Lebens., B
18 B Thomas Mann: Eine Chronik Seines Lebens.
Frankfurt Fischer 1974 Softcover Very good Softcover 
Softcover. Covers are edge worn. Some toning. Very clean and tight. 303 pages. In German. 
Price: 7.99 USD
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19 Banvard, John. The Private Life of a King ; Suppressed memoirs of the Prince of Wales, Afterwards George IV
New York Literary and Art Publishing 1875 Presumed first edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 
Decorative blue cloth, worn at extremities. Owner's name on endpaper. Some foxing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Baring, Maurice. Sarah Bernhardt.
New York Benjamin Blom 1969 Reprint Hardcover Very good Hardcover 
162 pp. Decorative black and orange cloth. No DJ. Very tight and clean. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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