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I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story, Aaron, Hank; Wheeler, Lonnie
1 Aaron, Hank; Wheeler, Lonnie I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story
New York HarperCollins (1991). 0060163216 / 9780060163211 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with gilt lettering. xvii, 333 pages. Photos. Signed by Aaron on the front free endpaper. Short tear to jacket. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Adams, Alexander B. John James Audubon
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (1976). 0399503420 / 9780399503429 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. 510 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Upper corner of front cover missing, pages yellowing. Contents solid. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Ansel Adams: A Biography, Alinder, Mary Street
3 Alinder, Mary Street Ansel Adams: A Biography
New York Henry Holt and Company (1996). 0805041168 / 9780805041163 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
xx, 489 pages. Photos. Bibliography. Index. Signed by Alinder. Minor wrinkling to jacket. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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At the Drop of a Veil, Alireza, Marianne
4 Alireza, Marianne At the Drop of a Veil
Boston Houghton Mifflin (1971). 039512090X / 9780395120903 Very Good Very Good 
Later printing. Cloth. x, 275 pp. Glossary. Inscribed by the author. Price-clipped jacket has chips and tears. "The true story of a California girl's years in an Arabian harem." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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5 Amos, Wally; Denton, Camilla Man with No Name: Turn Lemons into Lemonade
Lower Lake, CA Aslan (1994). 0944031579 / 9780944031575 Very Good 
Trade paperback. 154 pp. Inscribed by Amos. A clean, attractive copy. "Every chapter, from his beginnings in Tallahassee to the launch of the Uncle Noname Cookie Company, testifies to what he has learned: that giving is a blessing, that change is a positive life force, that life is made rich through relationships, not money." - BL 
Price: 12.95 USD
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6 Anderson, Frank W. Bill Miner: Stagecoach & Train Robber
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Heritage House (1982). 0919214185 / 9780919214187 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. 62 pp. Illustrated. Previous owner's embossed stamp. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child, Anderson, Louie
7 Anderson, Louie Dear Dad: Letters from an Adult Child
New York Viking (1989). 0670829390 / 9780670829392 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth. x, 209 pp. Illustrated. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Anderson. A clean copy with only light wear. "Despite glimmers of humor, this is not a funny book but a cry from the heart which seeks to alleviate a lifetime of pain." - LJ 
Price: 21.95 USD
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The Lincoln Reader, Angle, Paul M. (Editor)
8 Angle, Paul M. (Editor) The Lincoln Reader
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1947 Very Good 
Book club edition. Cloth. 564 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. No dust jacket. Has a couple of smudges to binding. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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9 Anonymous Go Ask Alice
New York Avon (1972). Very Good 
Later printing. Paperback. 189 pp. Previous owner's name, moderate wear to covers. "Sugar & spice & everything nice. Acid & smack & no way back." 
Price: 3.95 USD
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Up the Years from Bloomsbury, Arliss, George
10 Arliss, George Up the Years from Bloomsbury
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1932 Very Good 
Later printing. Red cloth with gilt lettering. 321 pp. Photos. Index. No dust jacket. Prize inscription. From the library of Marguerite P. Archer nee Hagemans: educator, patroness of science and the arts, and collector. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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My Life as a Matador, Arruza, Carlos; Conrad, Barnaby
11 Arruza, Carlos; Conrad, Barnaby My Life as a Matador
Boston Houghton Mifflin (1956). Very Good Very Good 
Second printing. Quarter cloth. 246 pp. Photos. Previous owner's name. Upper board has a couple of tiny punctures, jacket has short tears. Contents solid. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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12 Atholl, Desmond; Cherkinian, Michael At Your Service: Memoirs of a Majordomo
New York St. Martin's Press (1992). 0312081375 / 9780312081379 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
xv, 224 pp. A clean, attractive copy. "The author, who has worked as a butler for the nobility, the upper class, and rock stars in both Europe and the United States, shares his often humorous experiences." 
Price: 12.95 USD
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13 Aubrey, John; Barber, Richard (Editor) Brief Lives: A Selection Based upon Existing Contemporary Portraits
London The Folio Society (1976). Very Good 
Second printing. Tan cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. 324 pages. Portraits. No slipcase. A clean, attractive copy. "John Aubrey's Brief Lives is one of the strangest books -- if indeed this collection of notes, excerpts, gossip and dry facts can be called a book -- to have achieved literary fame. Their author was equally strange, in his way: a gentleman with the learned turn of mind, yet little formal education, a lover of books and manuscripts, yet almost penniless, a would-be scholar who loved worldly company as much as that of serious men, who spent the last twenty years of his life living in other people's houses, on the run from his creditors." 
Price: 15.95 USD
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14 Baker, Russell The Rescue of Miss Yaskell and Other Pipe Dreams
New York Congdon & Weed (1983). 086553098X / 9780865530980 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth. viii, 294 pp. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Beyond Conflict, Balzer, Robert Lawrence
15 Balzer, Robert Lawrence Beyond Conflict
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill (1963). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. 352 pp. Photos. Dust jacket has a tiny chip to front panel. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Richelieu: A Study, Belloc, Hilaire
16 Belloc, Hilaire Richelieu: A Study
Philadelphia, PA J. B. Lippincott 1929 First Edition Good 
Cloth with gilt lettering. 392 pp. Illustrated. No dust jacket. Bookplate, moderate wear and some soiling to covers. Contents Very Good. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt: Early Childhood Through the First American Tour, and Her Novella, In the Clouds, Bernhardt, Sarah; Lesberg, Sandy (Editor)
17 Bernhardt, Sarah; Lesberg, Sandy (Editor) The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt: Early Childhood Through the First American Tour, and Her Novella, In the Clouds
New York Peebles Press (1977). 0672523558 / 9780672523557 First Edition Thus Very Good Very Good 
Leatherette binding with gilt lettering to spine. 256 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket has chips and tears. Contents clean and tight. From the library of Deborah Davis - professor, actor, director, traveler, writer - with her bookplate tipped in. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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18 Bigelow, John William Cullen Bryant
New York Chelsea House 1980 0877541604 / 9780877541608 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. xxii, 355 pp. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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19 Bird, Isabella L. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press (1988). 0806113286 / 9780806113289 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. xxi, 256 pp. Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin. Illustrated. Index. A solid copy with only light wear. "In its simple and disarming style, it is a great piece of reporting on a rugged frontier." - San Francisco Chronicle 
Price: 4.95 USD
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20 Black, Jonathan Streisand
New York Leisure Books (1975). 0685575535 / 9780685575536 First Edition Very Good 
Paperback. 187 pp. Photos. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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