This book is like new. The Tittle is The Art Of Chivalry The Metropolitan Museum Of Art & The American Federation of Arts. Price is negotiable. Very nice pictures. Original Book
Golf Shotmaking is for every golfer who wants to score better. William Earl Casper, Jr. (born June 24, 1931) is an American professional golfer who was one of the most prolific tournament winners on the PGA Tour from the mid 1950s to the mid 1970s.Casper had 51 PGA Tour wins in his career, placing him seventh on the all time list. His victories helped him finish third in McCormack's World Golf Rankings in 1968, 1969 and 1970, the first three years they were published. He won three major championships ...
Although it contains passages written in the 1910s and 1920s, Doctor Zhivago was not completed until 1956. The novel was submitted to the journal "Новый Мир" (Novy Mir, Russian for both New World and New Peace) and rejected because Pasternak's political viewpoint was opposed by the Soviet authorities. The author, like Zhivago, showed more concern for the welfare of individuals than for the welfare of society. Soviet censors construed some passages as anti-Marxist. There are implied criticisms of ...
Guadalcanal is a memoir written by war correspondent Richard Tregaskis and Published by Random House. Tregaskis relates combat and conversation in an immediately accessable vernacular, taking care to cite the full name, rank and hometown of each of the Marines he encountered over the week he was on the island. The book was so well recieved at home upon publication, and spoke such volumes of camaraderi amongst the Marines, that USMC still makes Guadalcanal Diary required reading for all officer ...
Few Generals have been more praised, hated, honored, and misunderstood than George S. Patton, Jr. A man of many masks, he is famaliar as the great combat leader of World War II, commander of the Third Army and archetype of the sweeping field commander who, with his glorious tanks, swept across Africa, Sicily, France and Germany. Yet many of the most intriguing sides of General Patton have remained hidden. Until now, no historian has had available to him the full range of Patton's complex mind, a ...
Ever since the big three - Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin - had their historic meeting in the Crimea, controversy has raged about their decisions, concessions, and agreements which took place there. It is important, in the light of present world history, to know what really happened at Yalta. Published 1949, First Edition, 367 pages. Free shipping inside the USA.
The Ugly American is about men and women in Southeast Asia-- people being a little corrupt, people trapped by the beauty of a land or of a woman, people being bought cheap with champagne and caviar. 285 pages. First Edition. Please make an offer on the highly collectable book.
In the 'World and Warrens Cartoons' Walter C. Langsam has put both -- the world and the cartoons -- in a perspective that bespeaks the art of the skillful historian. Not only has he furnished a backdrop for Warren cartoons, he has provided a comprehensive, albeit succinct, history of the postwar period. Free shipping inside the USA.
Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29, 1981) was an American writer, broadcaster, and traveler, best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous. So varied were Thomas's activities that when it came time for the Library of Congress to catalog his memoirs they were forced to put them in "CT" ("biographies of subjects who do not fit into any other category") in their classification.Free shipping inside the USA.
Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as a "writer good enough to restore your faith in fiction," Jon Hassler has established himself as a contemporary literary master. This is a signed first edition. 518 pages.
There are over 500 recipes and 96 different menus, with the emphasis on easy preparation, much of it ahead of time, and some really inspired ideas about using modern appliances to simplify both cooking and serving. Signed by author. Free shipping inside the USA.
This is one of the greatest stories ever told. Here it is bound in a beautiful leatherette cover. The story is also wonderfully illustrated by photographs from the MGM movie. 155 pages. Please make an offer.
This novel depicts the lives of occupants of a sharashka ( a R&D bureau made of gulag inmates), located in the Moscow suburbs. This novel is highly autobiographical. 580 pages first published in 1968. Please make an offer on this great book.
This is a wonderful 1930 Boxed edition of the classic novel Robinson Crusoe. It is beautifully illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. 299 pages. Please make an offer on this great book. Free shipping inside the USA.
Duttons has always been the authorative version on nautical navigation. This is the 12th edition published in 1969. It is in good condition without dj.
This is the authorative book concerning definitions of the terms and phrases of American and English jurisprudence, ancient and modern. 1882 pages. It is now at a bargain price.
The is a great book discussing the catagories of business law. 1365 pages.
In this exquisitely written memoir, Mia introduces us to the landscapes of her extraordinary life. Mia Farrrow's story is ultimately one of hope and courage in the face of difficulty; of commitment to others -- most important of whom are her children; and of spiritual strength. Readers will not easily forget this remarkable book, even long after the last page has been turned.
This is the FIRST EDITION by the Modern Library of Gilbert & Sullivans Plays. This was published in 1936 and has 711 pages.
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" or more briefly simply 'Tristram Shandy' is ostensibly Tristram's naration of his life's story. But it is one of the central jokes of the novel that he ccannot explain anything simply, that he must make explanatory diversions to add context and color to his tale, to the extent that we do not even reach Tristram's own birth until Volume III. Leather bound 591 pages.
This facsimile volume of the rare 1865 First Edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes in a 4 record set of Cyril Ritchard reading and singing the story. Beautifully illustrated, collectors item. 192 pages. Albums in very good condition. Free shipping inside the USA.
This is the novel on which the great movie "East of Eden" was made. The book explores themes of depravity, benifience, love and the struggle for acceptance, greatness and the capacity for self destruction, and especially of guilt and freedom. 602 pages. Free shipping inside the USA.
This is the FIRST PRINTING of the book, (not BCE), that inspired the famous movie. Truman Capote said this was " A darkly brilliant tale of modern deviltry that, like James' TURN OF THE SCREW, induces the reader to believe the unbelievable. I believed and was altogether enthralled." 245 pages. Free shipping inside the USA.
Pylon is the story of a group of barnstormers, whose lives are throughly unconventional. They live hand to mouth always a step or two ahead of destitution and their interpersonal relationships are unorthodox and shocking by the standards of their society and times. They meet an overwrought and extremely emotional newspaperman in New Valois, who gets deeply involved with them, with tragic consequences. First Printing February 1935. 315 pages. In 1949 William Faulkner recieved the Nobel Prize in ...
Written in response to the devastation of World War I, "Why Men Fight" lays out Russell's ideas on war, pacifism, impulse, reason and personal liberty. Russell argues that when individuals live passionately, they will have no desire for war or killing. Conversely, excessive restraint or reason causes us to live unnaturally and with hostility toward those who are not like ourselves. Russell was one of the greatest intellectuals in human history. This appears to be a first edition published in January ...
Herman Wouk is one of the world's great historical novelists, whose peerless talent for capturing the human drama of landmark world events has earned him world wide acclaim. In "The Hope", his long awaited return to historical fiction, he turns to one of the most thrilling stories of our time -- the saga of Israel. First Edition: 693 pages. Please search > st < in Books & Magazines to see my other interesting offerings.
"Sex & Destiny" is concerned with one of the most vital issues confronting the world and its human population. Germaine Greer holds a Phd from Cambridge University. First Edition; 539 pages. Please search > st < in books & magazines for my other interesting offerings.
This is a historical romantic novel written about the time of The War of the Roses. Robert Louis Stevenson is one of the GREAT authors, having written "Treasure Island" and Dr. "Jekyl and Mr. Hyde", among others. This is the Authors Edition published in 1915: 322 pages.
This is the authorized translation from Russian. Vera Figner was the oldest of six children of a wealthy forester. When she was eleven she was sent to the Rodionovsky Institute for Women in Kazan for the following six years. When she returned to her rural home she was influenced by her liberal uncle, and began to aspire to help the poor. She decided to study medicine, which was not permitted for women in Russia at the time, in Switzerland. Figner's father forbade her from going, so she married Alexei ...
This is the story of President Jimmy Carter"s post-presidency, the most admired and productive in the nation's history. Through 'The Carter Center', which he and Rosalynn Carter founded in 1982, he has fought neglected diseases, waged peace in war zones, and built hope among some of the most forgotten and needy people in the world. This book is new and unread. 272 pages.
This is the story as told by American soldier, Jessica Lynch, about her ambush, capture and rescue in Iraq. Rick Bragg is a Pulitzer Prize winning author. This book is new and unread. 207 pages.
This is what was said on the book jacket at that time in history: "Without doubt one of the most important books to be published about American foreign policy in the decade, "The Limits of Power" is a clear, forceful, and levelheaded examination of our recent policies abroad, by one of the Senates most intelligent and experienced members. This is a FIRST EDITION of this historical book. 246 pages. Free shipping inside the USA.
By Al Franken: "I present THE TRUTH not just to shock you, not just to make you laugh and cry alternatingly, or maybe even at the same time, not just to set the record straight--- but to rouse you, to prepare you for the battles ahead. The only vaccine powerful enough to inoculate you from the lies is the truth. This book is both sword and shield. With jokes" First Printing. 336 pages. This book is new and unread.
In the era of the sound bite and the TV free-for-all, when nightly brews of subintellectual ferment pass for political debating, we must be all the more grateful for any arena of public discussion that pits the most intelligent and convinced advocates, on different sides of every public issue, and allows them to go at great length, agreeing to disagree short of actual mayhem. Such an arena was Firing Line. This book contains interviews of the grreat intellectual figure of Buckley's era. 533 pages.
American Fascists, which includes interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on conversion techniques, examines the movements origins, its driving motivations and its dark ideological underpinnings. This book is new and unread. 254 pages.
This book is new and unread. It has a DVD which is unopened. The book is a portrait of a president whose eternally optimistic spirit guided his life and leadership. Ronald Reagan Remembered captures in words, pictures and video the private world and public presidency of a beloved national icon.
This is the biography of Benjamin Disraeli(1804 to 1881),the famous British Prime Minister. It is also a story of the Victorian age. 421 pages
This edition is is authorized and editorially supervised by Whitman's literary executors, Richard Maurice Bucke, Thomas B. Harned, and Horace L. Traubel. Edited by Emory Holloway.Beautifully illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Make an offer on this classic poetry book.
A marvelously readable remembrance of the movies as they were in the silver screen years of such talents as the late Herman Mankiewicz, drunk and disorderly, but a dream of a script writer. A great read about how the greatest movie of all time was made. Make an offer on this beautiful book.
This is a CLASSIC cook book. It is thumbed indexed for he various food catagories. Beautiful colorful photo illustrations. Published in 1948. Make an offer on this beautiful book.
This beautifully bound leatherette book contains 6 of H.G. Wells' most famous novels: "The Time Machine"; "The Island of Dr. Moreau"; "The Invisible Man"; "The First Men In The Moon"; "The Food Of The Gods" and "The War OF The Worlds". Published by Octopus Books this is a worthy addition to any library. Make an offer on this beautiful book.
Illustrated with exclusive photographs, many from her own collection, "Id Love to Kiss You"... is the ultimate Bette Davis book, as fascinating and vivid as a tete-a-tete with Miss D. herself.
This book is filled with beautiful color photographs of house plants. 157 pages.
This great novel was made into a movie. It is leatherette bound and a great addition to any library. 371 pages. Please make an offer.
"The Living Planet" is the story of the earth's surface and it's colonization by plants and animals. This is the companion book to the PBS television series. 320 pages. Please make an offer on this great First Edition. Free shipping inside the USA.
This is the rare "EXAMINATION COPY" of this classic work. The book is in very good condition. 525 semi glossy pages. Please make an offer. Free shipping inside the USA.
From G. Schirmer's collection of operas, this is the music of Faust, in five acts. This book was published in 1902. It has 323 pages. Free shipping inside the USA.
Andy Rooney is Everyman, articulating all the fruistrations with modern life that the rest of us Everymen (and Everywomen) suffer with silence or mumble oaths.- WALTER CRONKITE. 287 pages.
This is the story about how authorities used DNA to identify the missing people in the 9/11 World trade Center tragedy. This book is new and unread. 370 pages.
Rosemary by Josephine Lawrence is one in a series of popular novels back in the 1920's. This was published in 1922 by Cupples & Leon. 310 pages. Please make an offeron this book.