Category: Biography & Autobiography


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Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, Volume Two

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The International Library Society:

Edition: Fontainebleau Edition

Seller ID: 07429

Condition: Good +

Book block clean and tight. Slightly shaken at hinge. Name written on FFEP. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped. View more info

In Search of Henry Safford Fiske (Rutland Historical Society Quarterly: Volume 30, No. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Rutland, VT, The Rutland Historical Society, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: SAS1582

ISBN: 074824493

Condition: Good +

Binding clean with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; 19 pp. View more info

Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian

By: N/A

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, Cumberland County Historical Society and Hamilton Library Association: 1972

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 21156

Condition: Near Fine

Immaculate and tight. 25 pp. View more info

Esther Burr's Journal Together with Extracts from the Journal and Meditations of Mrs. Sarah Trimmer

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, Bentson Printing Company:

Seller ID: SJ7115

Condition: Near Fine

Undated. Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Minimally rubbed, unclipped dust jacket lighlty character worn. 165pp. View more info

A Brief Account of the Life and Religious Labors of Sarah Grubb (Formerly Sarah Lynes) A Minister of the Gospel in The Society of Friends

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Tract Association of Freinds: 1876

Seller ID: SB5201

Condition: Very Good

retired library copy with usual stickers. Blind-embossed seal on 2nd ffep and title page, else textblock is clean and tight. Light wear to head and foot of spine, bumped corners, worn edges. 60pp. View more info

Glimpses of Canton: The Diary of Elijah C. Bridgman 1834-1838

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Occasional Pulications of Yale University School Library: 1998

Seller ID: EW1659

Condition: Near Fine

Facsimile reprint; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed, otherwise in excellent condition. Unpaginated. View more info

William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligence": a Biographical Sketch

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3988

Condition: Good+

Retired library copy minimally marked. Former owner's ink inscriptions on title page, else textblock clean and tight. Original flat brown end papers and in the original brown cloth binding, blind embossed front cover, gilt spine titling; Binding lightly edge and corner worn, with light wear at the base of the spine. 385p. View more info

Sarah Candace (Pearse) Parker: A Memorial, For Those Who Loved Her

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4191

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner worn; Boards and spine lightly character-solied. 82p. View more info

Historical Society of New Mexico No. 4: Historical Sketch of Governor William Carr Lane

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, The Historical Society of New Mexico: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AC1820

Condition: Very Good

Minimally marked ex-library copy. Lightly sunned covers, else clean and tight textblock with light edge wear. 62p. View more info

Ruth Andreas-Friedrich Der Schattenmann Tagebuchaufzeichnungen 1938-1945 (Weisses Programm in 33.Jahr Suhrkamp)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berlin, Jahr Suhrkamp: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB11969

ISBN: 3518044664

Condition: Sehr Gut+

Published in German. Very clean and very tight textblock. Light bumping to head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket, rippled top page edges, creasing to foot of spine. 290pp. View more info

Jack London Newsletter: Volume XII, Numbers 1-3

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University: 1979

Seller ID: AC2220

Condition: Very Good+

Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear and creased upper corner. 94p. View more info

A Memorial Service Held in Honor of the Late Miss Mary A. Brigham, in the Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, N.Y. November 6, 1889

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Church of the Pilgrims: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB12170

Condition: Very Good

Top right, outside corner of first half dozen pages is slightly age soiled. Lightly age toned end pages. Else textblock is clean and tight. White cloth binding, gilt bordering and decoration, soiled covers and spine, bumped head and foot of spine and corners as well. 73pp., including appendix. Genealogy at end. View more info

Charles E. Caspari, 1875-1942

By: , Illustrated by One Color Drawings

Price: $8.73

Publisher: St. Louis, MO: St. Louis College of Pharmacy Alumni Association:

Seller ID: 09863

Stapled. Good +/No Jacket. First Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No indication of publication date. Book block clean and tight. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped. View more info

Confressions of a Barbarian: Selections from the Journals of Edward Abbey 1951-1989

By: Abbey, Edward (selections from the Journals of); Petersen, David (edited with intro. by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB6726

ISBN: 0316004154

Condition: Very Good+

a few dog-eared pages. Else textblock is extremely clean and tight. Bumped head and foot of spine and bumped corners. Spine-sunned but unclipped dust jacket, with small tear to foot of spine and rippled head of spine, Jacket has overall light extremity wear; 356p. View more info

The Last Medici

By: Acton, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Thames and Hudson: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: SB9017

ISBN: 050025074x

Condition: Very Good+

Moisture staining/wear on fore-edge of pages 264-end, else clean and tight textblock. Brown cloth binding, moderate bump to front bottom corner, light bumping to head and foot of spine. Price-clipped dust jacket, light rippling to head and foot of spine, lightly worn corners, mylar sleeved. 327pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948 UK Edition); Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969 (1971 Viking Press Edition)

By: Acton, Harold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London / NY, Methuen & Co / The Viking Press: 1971

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: SB10168

ISBN: 0670468169

Condition: Good+ to Very Good

Two volumes by Harold Acton in a beautiful custom-made Robert Wang clamshell box; The first is the 1948 First UK Edition published by Methuen & Co in blue cloth, lacking the original dust jacket, but overall very clean and tight and lightly edge and corner worn; 416p., including index; The second book is a retired library copy of the 1971 Viking Press First Edition, woefully stamped and labeled, and magic-markered excessively; with an edge-worn binding, retaining its original, lightly edge-worn dust jacket; 388p, including index. View more info

Reed Anthony Cowman: An Autobiography

By: Adams, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11419

Condition: Very Good

Retired library copy with bookplates and stamps on fep, and penciled markings on title page, otherwise textblock is very clean and tight, b&w frontispiece. Lightly colored top page edges. Cloth with black and red stamped lettering and illustration/decoration on front cover, gilt stamped lettering/decoration on spine, light bumping and rubbing to head and foot of spine, lightly rubbed corners, minor shelf scuffing on back cover. 384pp. View more info

Frank Waters: A Retrospective Anthology

By: Adams, Charles L. (edited by)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Athens, OH, Swallow Press/Ohio University Press: 1985

Seller ID: SB13321

ISBN: 0804008752

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock is clean and tight. All page edges are crisp and sound. Light reading crease along the spine on front cover, lighty folded corners and some edge wear. 218pp., including notes and selected bibliography. View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1952

Seller ID: SB8798

Condition: Very Good

Retired library copy, minimally marked and labeled. Otherwise textblock is extremely tight. Dark pink top edge, no remainder marks, all edges clean. Unclipped, lightly surface-soiled dust jacket, minor shelf wear; 143pp., including chronological table and a note on sources. View more info

The Life and Reflections of a Texas Ranger

By: Albers Jr., E. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1998

Seller ID: SB2104A

ISBN: 0872441032

Condition: Near Fine

Textblock and binding immaculate and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with light edge and corner wear, 130p. View more info