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1 2 Books: Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Franklin's Autobiographical Writings, Two Volumes in Slipcase Doren, Carl Van
The Viking Press 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Two books: Benjamin Franklin: A Biography and Benjamin Franklin's Autobiographical Writings. Used books, nameplate. Biography book has some creases and a few marginal notations, some underlining. Autobiographical book is clean. Slipcase has some scuffing 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 A Bright Shining Lie Sheehan, Neil
Random House 1988 0394484479 / 9780394484471 Hardcover Very Good 

Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 A Captive of Time (Review Copy) Ivinskaya, Olga
Doubleday 1978 0385127316 / 9780385127318 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Dave Christensen, Jacket 
Doubleday review copy slip included. 462 pages. Olga Ivinskya's memoirs of her time together with Boris Pasternak, the man for whom she loved and worked with on his numberous literary projects. The book is also historical in that it dealt with daily life in Russia under Stalin and Khrushchev. Illustrated with photos 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
4 A Cross and a Star: Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile Agosin, Marjorie
The Feminist Press at CUNY 1997 1558611762 / 9781558611764 Softcover Near Fine 
Illustrated. Foreword by Laura Riesco. Light wear; The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish Women's Series 
Price: 8.75 USD
 
 
5 A Doctor's Odyssey: a Sentimental Record of Le Roy Crummer: Physician, Author, Bibliophile, Artist in Living, 1872-1934 Beaman, A. Gaylord
The Johns Hopkins Press 1935 Hardcover Good 
Frontispiece portrait of Dr Curmmer by Harold Knight. 14 illustrations. Mild spine crack when opening the book 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 A Farewell Smile: the Story of Esther Hadas Yahel, O.
2006 Near Fine 
Looks never read, mild cover cease. The story of Esther Hadas, a girl-next-door who became a spiritual giant. The story of a mother whose unconditional faith of God, whose illness broke her body but not her spirit 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
A Gentleman of Broadway, Hoyt, Edwin
7 A Gentleman of Broadway Hoyt, Edwin
Little, Brown 1964 1199452173 / 9781199452177 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean book, DJ has clipping around the price on the inner flap, mild edge wear. Illustrated with photos. Illustrated endpapers. An American newspaperman and author, Runyon wrotes manily stories about Broadway; he was also friendly to gangsters such as Al Capone and other figures such as Babe Ruth. Some of his short stories were turned into Hollywood movies 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
8 A LONG ROW of CANDLES: Memoirs & Diaries 1934-1945 Sulzberger, C. L
MacMillan 1969 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
1,061 pages. Two toned boards in green and blue. DJ has creases, black marks in the back. Sulzberger was a well-known journalist, with columns published in newspapers throughout the world; 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
A Lucky Child: a Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz As a Young Boy, Buergenthal, Thomas &  Elie Wiesel
9 A Lucky Child: a Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz As a Young Boy Buergenthal, Thomas & Elie Wiesel
Back Bay 2010 0316043397 / 9780316043397 Paperback Good 
Clean text, name inside. Very good spine; ; 
Price: 5.00 USD
 
 
10 A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordechai M. Kaplan - Orthodoxy and American Judaism Gurock, Jeffrey S. & Jacob J. Schacter
Columbia University Press 1997 Softcover Good 
Very good spine, cover creased, nameplate on endpaper. Clean text; ; 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
11 A Personal Reflection of the Holocaust Strummer, Deli; Heneson, Nancy (editor)
Baltimore, MD Aurich Press 1988 0962213500 / 9780962213502 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author on the title page, inscribed to "Dear friends" with "thank you for caring". Very clean, good binding. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.00 USD
 
 
12 A Portrait of Medical History and Current Medical Problems Krantz, John C. Jr.
University of Maryland 1962 Hardcover Very Good 
Very clean, no name inside. Bright silver writing on dark cloth boards. Essays and lectures by the author relating to the history of medicine and other problems. Foreword by Charles H. Best, University of Toronto. Photos and histories of Robert E. Lee, Pelletier and Caventou, William Withering, Christopher Wren and Robert Boyle, Harry Anslinger, and others. Medical problems discussed include Alcohol Man and Alcohoism, Doctors, Dollars, Drugs and Drug Houses, etc. Light scuffing to the boards 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
13 A Solo in Tom-Toms Fowler, Gene
The Viking Press 1946 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Robert Hallock, Jacket 
390 pages, clean text, DJ has edge tears. Autobiography of the author, he writes about his young years growing up in Denver without a father and his earlier careers prior to becoming a journalist and writer 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Thousand Days, John F. Kennedy in the White House, Schlesinger, Arthur M
14 A Thousand Days, John F. Kennedy in the White House Schlesinger, Arthur M
Houghton Mifflin 1965 0395081580 / 9780395081587 First Printing Hard Cover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Clean text. Name inside, DJ has tears all around. 1,087 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
 
 
15 A Treasury of Intimate Biographies Snyder, Louis L
Greenberg 1951 Hardcover Good 
Good to very good condition, clean with light wear, no name inside. As stated in the intro, each 'excerpt is introduced by an account of the background, the story behind the biography, placing the selection in historical perspective, and giving an overall picture of both the biographee and the biographer. Each is followed by an account completing the story". Examples include Xeonphon on Socrates, Gordon on Peter the Great, Trotsky on Stalin, Rauschning on Hitler, Sheean on Ghandi, etc 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
16 A View from My Rooftop: Reflections of an Inner Life Garfinkel, Renee
Bic Publishing 2000 0967942802 / 9780967942803 Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent spine, very clean. One page has a small fold. A travel journal whereby the author, at age 50, takes a spiritual journey to discover her Jewishness and life in general ; ; 
Price: 5.00 USD
 
 
17 A Walker in the City Kazin, Alfred
Harvest/Hbj 1951 Paperback Fair Illustrated by Marvin Bileck 
Heavy cover creases, cover soiled. 176 pages. Frontispiece photo reproduced from 'Camera Work'. An autobiography that depicts life in Brownsville, Brooklyn and the Jewish community and the surrounding lively City of New York 
Price: 5.00 USD
 
 
Abraham: the First Historical Biography, Rosenberg, David
18 Abraham: the First Historical Biography Rosenberg, David
Basic Books 2006 0465070949 / 9780465070947 Hardcover Very Good 
Clean, no name inside. A biography of the one man three of the world's major religions have in common 
Price: 4.50 USD
 
 
19 Afternoon of an Author: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Charles Scribner's 1957 Softcover Good 
Clean copy, spine creases. Introduction and notes by Arthur Mizener. Includes: A Night at the Fair, Forging Ahead, Basil and Cleopatra, One Hundred False Starts, Design in Plaster, etc 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Ahavath Chesed: the Love of Kindness As Required by God by the Chafetz Chaim, Chofetz Chaim; Oschery, Leonard (translator)
20 Ahavath Chesed: the Love of Kindness As Required by God by the Chafetz Chaim Chofetz Chaim; Oschery, Leonard (translator)
Feldheim 1976 0873061101 / 9780873061100 Second Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Clean book, good binding. Former owner's name crossed out. 231 pages. DJ has heavy creases, edge tears ; 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
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