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

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

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

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: $14.55

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, Bentson Printing Company,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison

By: Abbott, Jack Henry (by); Mailer, Norman (with an intro. by)

Price: $7.99

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1981

Edition: 5th Printing

Textblock immaculate and tight. Black cloth spine and darke grey boards with black stamped decoration on front cover, very slightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket with very light wear to the head and foot of spine and to the edges. 166pp. View more info

My Khyber Marriage: Experiences of a Scotswoman as the Wife of a Pathan Chieftain's Son

By: Abdullah, Morag Murray (by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Octagon Press, 1990

Edition: First Edition

Gold foil label on ffep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Orange cloth binding, bumping to head and foot of spine, light soiling on top edge of back cover. Unclipped dust jacket with light rippling to head and foot of spine. 272pp. View more info

My Life in China 1926-1941

By: Abend, Hallett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943

Edition: First Edition

Endpaper maps; Shaken front hinge, safely intact, slightly aged, else clean and tight. Binding worn at spine extremities; Price-clipped and heavily spine-sunned dust jacket, moderate chips to head and foot of spine/corners and several small chips to edges, kept safely in mylar sleeve. 396pp., including index. View more info

The Last Medici

By: Acton, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Thames and Hudson, 1980

Edition: First Thus

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

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 ori... View more info