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A Biography- Signed Justice Clarence Thomas

By: Clarence THOMAS [signed], Andrew Peyton THOMAS [inscribed]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Encounter Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 45xlo


Justice Thomas's Supreme Court carte-de-visite, signed by Justice Thomas is laid in. Biographer, Andrew Peyton's inscription on the front free endpaper. View more info

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Battling for Peace:: A Memoir

By: Shimon Peres

Price: $160.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: qq35


Signed on a "Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County Corporate Luncheon - January 17, 1997" Bookplate. View more info

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Call the Briefing!

By: Marlin FITZWATER [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11qm


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Clint Eastwood: A Biography (Signed by Eastwood)

By: Richard Schickel, Clint Eastwood

Price: $500.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: g46


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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

By: Mandela, Nelson

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed Nelson Mandela

Seller ID: xvm70


Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress ... View more info

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My War

By: Andy ROONEY [signed]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: cs11


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Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White

By: Brent STAPLES [signed]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: vv11


In his memoir, Brent Staples poses some compelling questions: Where does the family end the self begin? What do we owe our families and what do we owe ourselves? What part of the past is a gift and what part a shackle? As the eldest son among nine children, Brent grew up in a small industrial town near Philadelphia. Scholarship opportunities pulled him out of the black world where he had grown up into a world largely defined by whites. Meanwhile, as the industries that s... View more info

Robert Mapplethorpe

By: Richard Marshall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 64u


This book of Robert Mapplethorpe's work was published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1988. Mapplethorpe was ill with AIDs having been diagnosed in September1986 and only had a few months to live. These 109 plates serve as a retrospective for an artist whose vision encapsulated much that was taking place in the world of art at the time. He was an important maker of images and Marshall's book includes many of his more famous ... View more info

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Simone WEIL (Signed)

By: Francine Du Plessix Gray

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: lg0a


In Simone Weil, du Plessix Gray vividly evokes the life of a complex and intriguing figure. A patriot and a mystic, an unruly activist plagued by self-doubt, a pampered intellectual with a credo of manual labor, an ascetic who craved sensuous beauty, Simone Weil died at the age of thirty-four prematurely after a long struggle with anorexia. But her tremendous intellectual legacy foresaw many of the twentieth century's great changes and continues to influence philosophy t... View more info

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The Final Season: My Last Year as Head Coach in the NFL

By: Bill Parcells [inscribed]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 0xi


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Image for Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)

Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)

By: Dr. Ralph STANLEY [signed], John Wright

Price: $225.00

Publisher: IL, University of Illinois Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Ralph Stanley

Seller ID: 19p


Ralph Edmund Stanley (1927 - 2016), also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley, was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his brother Carter as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys. He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor and the Gran... View more info