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Caligula : The Corrurption Of Power , Barrett, Anthony A.
1 Barrett, Anthony A. Caligula : The Corrurption Of Power
New Haven Yale University Press 1989 0300046537 / 9780300046533 Book Club Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+; Slight wear to edges of book & DJ; nice copy  
The first major reassessment of Caligula's life and career in over 50 years, the author draws on archaeological, numismatic, and literary evidence to evaluate this leader in the context of the system that gave him absolute power; 8vo; 334 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Legend Of John Brown :  A Biography and a History , Boyer, Richard O.
2 Boyer, Richard O. The Legend Of John Brown : A Biography and a History
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 039446124X / 9780394461243 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Light wear to edges of book and DJ  
Fascinating work that weaves the events and social forces surrounding the life of John Brown (1800-1859) , militant American abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, in 1859 made him a martyr to the antislavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (186165); Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 627 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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Bliss Carman And the Literary Currents and Influences of His Time , Cappon, James
3 Cappon, James Bliss Carman And the Literary Currents and Influences of His Time
New York Louis Carrier & Alan Isles 1930 1st Edition Hardcover VG-/NONE; Bound in maroon with title in gilt, faded on spine, light wear to edges, beginning to crack at rear hinge, tight and clean  
Bliss Carman ( 1861-1929) , Canadian poet and writer whose work characteris tically combined transcendentalism and romanticism with a pantheistic delight in the landscapes--and especially the seascapes--of Atlantic Canada. His early poems in particular showed a mastery of cadence, reflecting Carman's belief that music is a metaphor for the harmony of the universe; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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My Dad The Artist , Carter Jr. , Leroy H.
4 Carter Jr. , Leroy H. My Dad The Artist
Brookhaven Bethesda Press 2002 0972096906 / 9780972096904 1st Edition; 1st Printing Softcover NF; Inscribed and siogned by the author on the tp  
Loving biography of the author's father, a noted artist of African-American history paintings; Sm 4vo; 141 pp; Signed by Author  
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Iron Puddler:  My Life in the Rolling Mills and What Came of It , Davis, James J.
5 Davis, James J. The Iron Puddler: My Life in the Rolling Mills and What Came of It
Grosset & Dunlap 1922 B0006D7D8S Hardcover VG/NONE; Professionally rebound in gray cloth, gently ex-library  

Autobiography of James John Davis (1873-1947) who was born in Wales and emigrated to Pennsylvania when he was eight years old. He went straight to work in the steel mills and then went on to become the Secretary of the Department of Labor (1921-1930) , and then served as US Senator from Pennsylvania 1930-1945.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 276 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD

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Greek Fire :  The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis , Gage, Nicholas
6 Gage, Nicholas Greek Fire : The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2000 0375402446 / 9780375402449 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+  
8vo; 422 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Morison, Samuel Eliot Admiral of the Ocean Sea. A Life of Christopher Columbus.
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1942 B0006D76UI Hardcover G/Fair; Bound in brick red; endpapers maps; DJ with large chip on spine, tattered along edges.  
8vo; 680 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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Willa Cather :  The Emerging Voice , O'Brien, Sharon
8 O'Brien, Sharon Willa Cather : The Emerging Voice
New York Fawcett Columbine 1988 0449902838 / 9780449902837 2nd Printing Softcover VG; Trade paperback, nice copy, light toning on edges of pages  
A revealing study of the inner life of one of America's most important writers ; 8vo; 464 pp  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist , Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. )
9 Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. ) Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist
Cambridge Botanical Museum Of Harvard University 1979 0674629213 / 9780674629219 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/G+; Bound in green cloth; DJ sun-faded on spine and rubbed  
Delightful collection of letters, journal entries and diaries that present an autobiographical sketch of Oakes Ames. Ames spent his life devoted to the study and teaching of Botany and was a world authority on orchids and economic botany; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Thomas Becket , Winston, Richard
10 Winston, Richard Thomas Becket
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 B0007HS5TY 1st Edition (stated) Hardcover VG/VG; Light wear to edges  
"The life and times of Thomas Becket (1118-1170) , statesman, soldier, martyr, and saint. " Includes extensive notes and a bibliography; 8vo; 413 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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