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 JACOBS-BOND, CARRIE, The Roads of Melody
JACOBS-BOND, CARRIE
The Roads of Melody
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1927. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has some spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, but does have some occasional spots of foxing. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the front endpaper. "Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond (August 11, 1862 – December 28, 1946) was an American singer, pianist, and songwriter who composed some 175 pieces of popular music from the 1890s through the early 1940s. She is perhaps best remembered for writing the parlor song "I Love You Truly", becoming the first woman to sell one million copies of a song. An enduring favorite as a wedding song, it first appeared in her 1901 collection Seven Songs as Unpretentious as the Wild Rose, along with "Just Awearyin' for You", which was also widely recorded." ; Signed by Author. Very Good+ .
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Book number: 32965
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.25 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8180]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography Carrie Jacobs-bond Music Signed Editions Singers Pianists Songwriters Autobiography

 KOZLOV, VLADIMIR A & VLADIMIR M. KHRUSTALEV (EDITED BY) (WITH AN INTRODUCTION B Y ROBERT K. MASSIE), The Last Diary of Tsaritsa Alexandra
KOZLOV, VLADIMIR A & VLADIMIR M. KHRUSTALEV (EDITED BY) (WITH AN INTRODUCTION B Y ROBERT K. MASSIE)
The Last Diary of Tsaritsa Alexandra
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright but does have some beginning rippling to the front panel. "The last Tsaritsa of Russia, Alexandra Fyodorovna, was murdered with her family on the night of 16-17 July 1918 by agents acting on behalf of the revolutionary Bolshevik government. The dramatic story of the demise of the Romanov dynasty has been recounted many times and has captivated the imagination of generations of readers throughout the world.". Fine in Near Fine dust jacket .
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Book number: 32544
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography Vladimir Kozlov Vladimir Khrustalev Robert K. Massie Romanovs Russia Russian Revolution Russian Royal Family Autobiography

 MCCOURT, FRANK, Angela's Ashes
MCCOURT, FRANK
Angela's Ashes
New York: Scribner, 1996. Later Printing. Hardcover. Signed edition. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean, with the exception of some light bumping to the spine ends. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "McCourt won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (1997) and one of the annual National Book Critics Circle Awards (1996) for his bestselling 1996 memoir, Angela's Ashes, which details his impoverished childhood from Brooklyn to Limerick. Three years later, a movie version of Angela's Ashes opened to mixed reviews. Northern Irish actor Michael Legge played McCourt as a teenager. McCourt also authored 'Tis (1999) , which continues the narrative of his life, picking up from the end of Angela's Ashes and focusing on his life after he returned to New York. He subsequently wrote Teacher Man (2005) which detailed his teaching experiences and the challenges of being a teacher." (from Wikipedia); Signed by Author. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket .
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Book number: 39152
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3272]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography Frank Mccourt Ireland Signed Edition Autobiography

 RAFAELLE, DUCHESS OF LEINSTER (WITH A FORWORD BY BEVERLEY NICHOLS), So Brief a Dream
RAFAELLE, DUCHESS OF LEINSTER (WITH A FORWORD BY BEVERLEY NICHOLS)
So Brief a Dream
London, England: W. H. Allen, 1973. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, bumping and rubbing. " Edward fell for Mrs Rafaelle Van Neck, and they married in 1932. After the war the Duke of Leinster and Rafaelle divorced. Then he met an ambitious lady called Jo. On 11 of March 1946 Jo finally achieved her ambition of becoming a duchess, even though it meant marrying a gambler who was 8 years younger than her. Edward tried to re-kindle his relationship with Rafaelle (his second wife) but was rejected so he attempted an unsuccessful suicide. After all, Jo refused to divorce the Duke (she did not want to give up her Duchess title) , remaining his wife to the end. ". Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket .
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Book number: 36753
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography Rafaelle Duchess Of Leinster British Royal History Dukes And Duchesses Biography Autobiography

 RIHBANY, ABRAHAM MITRIE, A Far Journey
RIHBANY, ABRAHAM MITRIE
A Far Journey
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1914. Early printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front endpaper. "Abraham Dimitri Rihbany known as Abraham Mitrie Rihbany (1869-1944; sometimes spelled Rahbany) was an American theologian, philologist and historian of Greek Orthodox Lebanese descent. "In debt and nearly penniless on his arrival in New York, he went on to become a respected clergyman and nationally recognized community leader." His best-known book, The Syrian Christ (1916) , was highly influential in its time in explaining the cultural background to some situations and modes of expression to be found in the Gospels. It is still cited in both Biblical Studies and Sociolinguistics.". Very Good+ .
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Book number: 36927
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3272]
Catalogue: Autobiography
Keywords: Autobiography Abraham Mitrie Rihbany Religion Theologians Autobiography

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