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WE STOOD ALONE

By: Adams, Dorothy

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Company: 1944

Seller ID: 3527


Ex-Library; 284 pages; With Polish bird symbol in red with design at center front, frontispiece of Jan and Dorothy (Adams) Kostanecki dressing for costume ball at the British Embassy, 284 pages, photos throughout. Dorothy's diplomat-husband died in a plane crash, her father-in-law was executed by Nazis. View more info

PALESTRINA SAVIOR OF CHURCH MUSIC

By: Angoff, Charles

Price: $12.99

Publisher: Bernard Ackerman: 1944

Seller ID: 2450


Ex-Library; 64 pages View more info

THE SECRET COUNTRY OF C. S. LEWIS

By: Arnott, Anne

Price: $2.95

Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1975,1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3239


123 pages; A biography of C. S. Lewis emphasizing his growth from boyhood into an author famed for both adult and children's books and his zeal in the Christian faith which he adopted as an adult. View more info

JULES VERNE

By: Becker, Beril

Price: $2.95

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 3177


Lives to Remember; Ex-Library; 224 pages; 3rd most translated writer of all time, Jules Verne was more than just a wonderful spinner of romantic tales. He was a man with so vivid an imagination that he perfected the inadequate inventions of his day. The self-taught student of science and engineering envisioned concepts of balloons, submarines, airplanes, that became the blueprints of today's machines................. View more info

ARCHIMEDES AND THE DOOR OF SCIENCE

By: Bendick, Jeanne

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bethlehem Books: 1962, 2001

Seller ID: 2924


142 pages View more info

TO FAR PLACES The Story of Francis X. Ford

By: Betz, Eva K.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1962, 1963

Edition: Stated First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 2662


Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur; Catholic Digest Junior Book Shelf; 188 pages View more info

FAMOUS AMERICAN AUTHORS

By: Bolton, Sarah K.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell: 1924, 1954

Edition: Thirty-First Printing

Seller ID: 6080


Ex-Library; 248 pages View more info

GOD MADE THE COUNTRY

By: Booth, Edward Townsend

Price: $5.89

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 4664


Ex-Library; 321 pages; "Lives of the great writers from Hesiod to Tolstoy prove that literature, like life itself, is rooted in the soil of the good earth." A history of the cultivation of the soil as seen through the eyes of writers through the ages starting with Hesiod and Virgil, continuing through Pope and the Wordsworths and ending with Thoreau and Tolstoy. View more info

ENGLISH NOVELISTS Britain in Pictures the British People in Pictures

By: Bowen, Elizabeth

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: fourth impression

Seller ID: 1311


Ex-Library; Vol. 23; 8vo; 48 pages; Contains 8 plates in color and 16 illustrations in Black & White. View more info

THE WORLD OF WASHINGTON IRVING

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $4.95

Publisher: E. P. Dutton: 1944

Seller ID: 541


8vo; 387 pages; Historical Consultant: Dr. John R. Dunning View more info

THOMAS PAINE POLITICAL WRITER

By: Bruce and Becky Durost Fish

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Chelsea House: 2000

Seller ID: 6125


Revolutionary War Leaders; Ex-Library; 80 pages View more info

FAMOUS AMERICAN MEN OF LETTERS

By: Cantwell, Robert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1956

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 1751


Famous Biographies for Young People; Ex-Library; 8vo; 192 pages; Part of the Famous Biographies for Young People series. Chapters include James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Poe, Emerson and Thoreau, Melville, Twain, Crane, O. Henry, Jack London, William Prescott, and Francis Parkman. View more info

QUEEN OF FRANCE A Biography of Marie Antoinette

By: Castelot, Andre

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1957

Seller ID: 2291


434 pages; Front is b & w photo of famous painting of queen and 3 children. Gives eye witness accounts from French archives as much as possible. View more info

PIONEER OF ALASKA SKIES The Story of Ben Eielson

By: Chandler, Edna Walker and Willoughby, Barrett

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Ginn & Company: 1959

Seller ID: 158


Ex-Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 180 pages View more info

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS

By: Clarke, Fred

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Collier Books: 1966

Seller ID: 6352


America in the Making; Ex-Library; 8vo; 216 pages View more info

OMAR NELSON BRADLEY The Soldiers' General

By: Colonel " Red" Reeder

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Garrard Publishing Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 695


Defenders of Freedom; Ex-Library; 8vo; 112 pages; From his youthful years at West Point, through his accomplishments during World War I I, to his position as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Bradley's life has been filled with courage, hard work, modesty and a sense of humor, all of which are portrayed clearly in this book. View more info

YANKEE DOODLE PAINTER

By: Colver, Anne

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1955

Seller ID: 3788


Borzoi Books; Ex-Library; 176 pages View more info

MADAME CURIE

By: Curie, Eve

Price: $4.49

Publisher: Garden City Publishing: 1937,1940

Seller ID: 2135


Ex-Library; Photographs; 8vo; 412 pages; This is an incredible biography of a scientist and the discovery of radium by Madame Curie and her husband who was also a scientist. View more info

HEROES AND GREATHEARTS AND THEIR ANIMAL FRIENDS

By: Dale, John T.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: D. C. Heath & Company: 1908, 1911

Seller ID: 6090


Ex-Library; 240 pages View more info

AMELIA EARHART

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $9.95

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1972

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 6414


Lives to Remember; Ex-Library; 189 pages View more info