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Memoir of Rev. John Moore : With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings

By: Adams, John G. >>

Price: $44.00

Publisher: A. Tompkins;: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20202


360 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, 360 pages, pale yellow endpapers, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of John Moore, footnotes. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1856, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. See our image. ; The Rev. John Moore (1797-1855) was a pioneer Universalist preacher in New England and New York, editor-publisher of several denominational papers, founder of several ... View more info

Memoir of Thomas Whittemore, D. D.

By: Adams, John Greenleaf

Price: $84.00

Publisher: Universalist Publishing House:: 1878

Seller ID: 20346


388 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth over beveled boards, 388 pages, dark green endpapers, gilt lettering on front and spine, footnotes, superb b/w portrait engraving frontispiece with tissue guard. ; Copyright 1877. Title page 1878. ; The Rev. Thomas Whittemore (1800-1861) was one of the most important Universalist of the 19th century. He edited 'Trumpet & Universalist Magazine' for 33 years, helped found Universalist Historical Society and Tufts Univer... View more info

Fanny Kemble : A Passionate Victorian

By: Armstrong, Margaret >>

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company;: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20171


387 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, [xii] + 387 pages, illustrated endpapers, index, b/w frontispiece portrait of Kemble on glossy plate. ; 1st edition, 1938. ; Excellent biography of the great Fanny Kemble (1809-1893) famous English actress who toured extensively in US, considered first truly great actress in US, most famous Lady Macbeth of all time, outspoken Unitarian, rubbed shoulders with all classes from African American slaves to... View more info

Desperate Passion, a : Helen Caldicott, an Autobiography (Signed)

By: Caldicott, Helen Broinowski

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12269


366 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Black cloth, tan boards, index, 14 b/w photos with captions. Front free endpaper SIGNED by author. ; Australian physician, founder of Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, single-handedly launched major world campaign against nuclear weapons proliferation. ; Jacket in clear plastic cover neatly taped to boards. No other defects apart from author autograph. View more info

Memoir of Reverend James M. Cook

By: Cook, Theodore D. >>

Price: $70.00

Publisher: James M. Usher;: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20086


430 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, red cloth ornately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, 430 pages, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving with tissue guard. ; Dedicated to Second Universalist Society of Providence, Rhode Island. ; The Rev. James Monroe Cook (1818-1850) was well known in upstate New York as a fierce debater in defense of Universalism and was founding editor of the Western Luminary, a Universalist paper. This excellent memoir was written by his br... View more info

Louis Craig Cornish : Interpreter of Life

By: Cornish, Frances Eliot Foote >>

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Beacon Press;: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20115


149 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, [xii] + 149 pages, 3 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; The Rev. Louis Craig Cornish (1870-1950) was president of American Unitarian Association 1927 to 1937, president of International Association of Religious Freedom 1937 to 1946, forged ties with Universalist Church of America which led to their closer cooperation and eventual consolidation. This excellent biography was written by his wife. ; Only a touch of edgewea... View more info

My Life on the Plains : Or, Personal Experiences with Indians

By: Custer, George Armstrong (Gen) >>; Illustrated by A. Roberts

Price: $825.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Company;: 1876

Seller ID: 18600


256 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale umber-brown cloth, black decor, gilt lettering and gilt buffalo head on front, 256 pages, footnotes, table of outrages committed by Indians in 1868; 8 full-page b/w plates with captions. ; Copyright 1874. This printing 1876. ; Plates, engraved by A. Roberts, and others, depict: 1) frontispiece portrait of Custer, 2) portrait of Kiowa chief Satanta, 3) Attack on the Wagon Train, 4) the Kidder Murder, 5) Battle of the Washi... View more info

To Marry an Indian : The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823-1839

By: Gaul, Theresa Strouth

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11561


256 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, metallic red lettering, [xviii] + 256 pages, brown endpapers, index, bibliography, family tree, 13 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Commentary and excerpts from actual Gold family letters swirling around scandalous interracial marriage of Harriett Gold (white upper class Connecticut woman) to Elias Boudinot (Native American, editor of Cherokee Phoenix) in 1825. ; Jacket lacking. Boards slightly bowed. No other flaw... View more info

Memoir of Rev. Edward Mott Woolley : By His Daughter, with an Appendix Containing Selections from His Sermons

By: Gillett, Fidelia Woolley >>

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Abel Tompkins;: 1855

Seller ID: 20161


360 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark brown blindstamped cloth, 360 pages, appendix of 6 sermons, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of Woolley, with tissue guard. ; Written by the Rev. Fidelia Woolley Gillett, assisted by the Rev. Aaron B. Grosh. ; The Rev. Edward Mott Woolley (1803-1853) was an early American Universalist preacher in western New York and one of the first in Michigan. His daughter was also a noted pastor in Michigan, one of the earliest or... View more info

Jones Very : The Effective Years, 1833-1840

By: Gittleman, Edwin >>

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press;: 1967

Seller ID: 20174


436 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, two-toned gray cloth, [xx] + 436 pages, beige endpapers, index, bibliography, endnotes, b/w frontispiece portrait of Very on glossy plate. ; Jones Very (1813-1880) was a well-known poet, mystic and Transcendentalist of mid-19th century America. He was a Unitarian, briefly a minister, and taught Greek at Harvard. In 1840 his literary career came to a screeching halt when he announced he was the Second Coming of Christ. ; Book s... View more info

Diary of Che in Bolivia, the : November 7, 1966 - October 7, 1967 (Che Guevara)

By: Guevara, Ernesto (Che) with Fidel Castro >>

Price: $27.00

Publisher: National Book Agency;: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19010


160 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, pale blue textured cloth, [xviii] + 130 + 12 pages, 160 total pages, glossary, small map of Bolivia, 11 b/w photos. English throughout, except legend on map is in Spanish. ; Introduction by Fidel Castro. Che's own diary describing the eleven months before he was executed in Bolivia. ; Book shows hardly any wear. Gift note in red ballpoint on front endpaper dated 1968. Jacket is Poor, very fragile and in pieces, many edge chips... View more info

Horace Greeley : Voice of the People

By: Hale, William Harlan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1950

Seller ID: 14362


376 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, pale gray lettering, 376 pages, index, bibliography, b/w photo portrait on jacket. ; Published in 1950. Biography of one of the most influential individuals of 1830s-1870s America, defender of liberal values, champion of women's rights, staunch supporter of Lincoln, founder and longtime owner of New York Daily Tribune, candidate for president in 1872. ; Book shows no signs of use, only a slight yellowing of pag... View more info

Memoir of Mary L. Ware : Wife of Henry Ware, Jr.

By: Hall, Edward B. >>

Price: $24.00

Publisher: American Unitarian Association;: 1869

Seller ID: 20030


434 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, [x] + pages, , frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, ; Copyright 1852. This printing 1869. 12th thousand stated. ; hailed as one of the best biographies of its era, the life and correspondence of Mary Lovell Pickard Ware, tireless worker for charities and causes, written by the Rev. Edward Brooks Hall, brother-in-law of Mrs. Ware and longtime pastor, Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island. ; Cloth faded fro... View more info

Lennon Legend : An Illustrated Life of John Lennon (in slipcase with CD and all removable memorabilia)

By: Henke, James >>

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books;: 2003

Seller ID: 20235


64 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Hardcover, packed with b/w and color glossy illustrations, sidebars, plus 40 'removeable' (from small tipped-in envelopes, as issued) reproductions of vintage memorabilia such as ticket stubs, drawings, handwritten lyrics, photos, etc, etc. ; A wonderful and innovative biography of this legendary star, authored by Rolling Stone writer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame curator. ; New condition. No defects of any kind. No jacket, as issued. Al... View more info

Mein Kampf : Complete and Unabridged, Fully Annotated

By: Hitler, Adolf, translated by Alvin Johnson

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock;: 1939

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 20350


1035 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, [xxxvi] + 1003 pages, detailed footnotes throughout, small b/w map of Europe in 1939. Passages previously unpublished in English are set apart with symbols. Adolf Hitler's famous anti-Semitic rant in all its unedited horror. ; Originally published in Germany in 1925. This is the f*rst unabridged annotated English edition, 1939, 16th printing. ; Chief translator Alvin Johnson. Editorial team: John Ch... View more info

Records of Later Life : (1e, 1st Edition, 1882)

By: Kemble, Frances Ann (Fanny)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5572


676 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, beautiful green cloth decorated with floral pattern, dark brown endpapers, gilt lettering, [x] + 676 pages, footnotes, detailed index. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual hardcover book from 1882, not a flimsy overpriced reprint. ; 1st edition, 1882. Same date. ; Voluminous correspondence of Fanny Kemble (1809-1893) famous English actress who toured extensively in US, considered first truly great actress in US, most famous Lady Macb... View more info

(Religion and Atheism) Burbank the Infidel

By: Lewis, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Freethought Press Association: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16676


48 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, gray-blue cloth, white title label on front, 48 glossy pages numbered to 29, memorial sonnet, 4 facsimile documents, 8 b/w photos with captions. Includes Burbank's responses to a questionnaire about his personal religious (or rather atheistic) and scientific beliefs. ; Limited edition of 1500 stated. This unit not numbered. ; This wonderful old book is a memorial tribute to the great botanist Luther Burbank, and includes the s... View more info

Biography of Sa'id Mohsin : Co-Founder of Organization of Combatants of the People of Iran

By: Liberation Movement >>

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Liberation Movement of Iran Abroad;: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20013


52 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, [iv] + 42 + 6 pages, endnotes, b/w portrait photo of Sa'id Mohsin. English throughout, except a few short passages in parallel Arabic and English. ; 1st edition, 1976, stated. Complete subtitle: 'Co-Founder of Organization of Combatants of the People of Iran, Sazeman Mujahedeen Khulk Iran, Text of Defense in Military Court 1972, by Liberation Movement of Iran Abroad, January 1976.' ; Almost no wear, but covers are spotted, lower... View more info

Cleopatra : (London Folio Society Edition, in Slipcase, 1998)

By: Lindsay, Jack

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 1998

Seller ID: 6049


392 pages; 4to (10") 25cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, portrait in copper on front, 392 pages, 5 small maps including endpapers, 33 illustrations on glossy plates, most in color. Beautiful plain color-matched slipcase with gently curved opening, as issued. ; Introduced by Kenneth McLeish. ; No flaws to book. Slipcase shows minor rubbing. Crisp. ; Rulers of the Ancient World Series View more info

Story of My Life, the : Or, the Sunshaine and Shadow of Seventy Years

By: Livermore, Mary A. >>

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. D. Worthington & Company;: 1898

Seller ID: 20029


730 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, green floral endpapers, 730 + 4 pages, 122 b/w photos and engravings. ; Copyright 1897. This printing 1898. ; One of America's most famous women of 19th century, Mary Livermore gained fame as army nurse during Civil War, spent 25 years as national lecturer and activist for temperance and women's rights, became known as Queen of the Platform. She and her husband, the Rev. Daniel Livermore, we... View more info