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Bram Stoker: A Biography of the Author of Dracula

By: Belford, Barbara

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001325


Book is clean and tight - as new in lovely condition. Dust jacket bright and clean; very slight edge wear. View more info

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Bloomsbury Recalled

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 002079


Third printing. Blue cloth over mauve boards; sewn binding. Book is in fine condition with no marks or wear. Dust jacket has light spot of spiling to front, bumping to head of spine and light wear to bottom edge. "Quentin Bell, author of the acclaimed biography of his aunt, Virgina Woolf, has written an extradordinary memoir of the circle of intellectuals in London early in the 20th century known as the Bloomsbury group. Bell offers remarkable judgements about and recoll... View more info

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Tolkien; The Authorized Biography

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Seller ID: 001938


286 pp. Second printing. Full brown cloth with gold and green gilt lettering on spine and front. Book is clean, solid and tight. Owner's bookplate to ffep and embossed seal to half-title page. Date written on ffep, no other marks to interior. Few closed tears and light soiling to wraps - in protective mylar cover. View more info

Gene Roddenberry: The Myth and the Man Behind Star Trek

By: Engel, Joel

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Hyperion Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000720


First printing. Book is solid and tight. Light soiling to outer edges of text block, and slight bumping to bottom corners, rest fine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, else fine. View more info

Hostage to Fortune: The Letters of Joseph P. Kennedy

By: Kennedy, Joseph P.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 2001

Seller ID: 000108


Book is in excellent condition - pages are clean and bright, outer edge is uncut. Dust jacket is whole with no wear; light soiling and slight sticker remains on back. View more info

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The Stephen King Companion

By: King, Stephen; Beahm, George (ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Andrews McMeel Pub: 1989

Seller ID: 001253


Second Printing. Book is solid, clean and tight, no creasing to spine. Wear/rubbing to edges and back edge of spine. A fantastic reference on one of the world's most popular authors. Includes articles, interviews, profiles, sidebars,book and movie synopses and 50 black and white photographs. View more info

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The World of Roger Tory Peterson: An Authorized Biography

By: Maismith, Grace Devlin John C and

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY Times Books: 1977

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002050


Book is clean, tight and square. Book and dust jacket have some water damage - some light discoloration and wrinkling to dust jacket, and boards are very slightly bowed. Interior pages have some some wrinkling from water in a few places. Still a good copy - pictures and plates in text are sharp and in good condition as is text. Contains 16 beautiful color plates of Peterson's painting, and 12 pages of black and white photos of his life. A lovely and fascinating account ... View more info

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James Tiptree, Jr : The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon

By: Phillips, Julie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 2006

Seller ID: 001455


Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) Book is clean and tight; no creasing to spine. Light wear to edges, else fine. Biography of famed sci-fi writer James Tiptree Jr. View more info

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Galileo's Daughter: A Historic Memoir of Science, Faith and Love

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Walker & Co: 1999

Seller ID: 000512


Inspired by her long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter, which Sobel has translated into English for the first time, Galileo's Daughter is a book of great originality and power, a biography unlike any ever written on Galileo. Sobel, the author of the bestseller Longitude, brings Galileo to life as never before - boldly compelled to explain the truths he discovered, human in his frailties and faith, devoted to family, especia... View more info

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H.G. Wells in Love: Postscript to an Experiment in Autobiography

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Co: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001280


Quarter red cloth over grey boards. Book is in as-new condition - clean and tight. Dust jacket had a bit of bumping/creasing to top around spine; wear along spine edges, bottom and back. Dust jacket in mylar cover. View more info

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Naturalist

By: Wilson, Edward O.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Island Press: 1994

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002097


First printing. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front and spine. Front cover slightly bowed and hinges a little loose, but not overly. No marks or soiling to interior. Dust jacket in near fine condition with only light edge wear to top edge. "Edward O. Wilson - University Professor at Harvard, winner of two Pulitzer prizes, eloquent champion of biodiversity - is arguably one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. His career represents both a b... View more info

A Change of Perspective; The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1923 - 1928

By: Woolf, Virginia

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1977

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002059


Edited by Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Blue cloth boards with gilt writing on spine. Edge wear to book and bumping to bottom of spine. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover; back of dj has small strip of clear tape, and light stain to outside edge. Some bumping and creasing to bottom edge and head of spine. View more info