Category: Biography


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Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus (2 volumes)

By: Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Conn., Easton Press, 1991

Edition: 500th Anniversary Edition

Introduction by William F. Buckley, Jr. Volume one has minute scuffing to edges. All edges Gilt. One fold out map. One bookplate laid in. View more info

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Annie Oakley (Legends of the West)

By: Gilbert, Sara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Education, 2006

Edition: First Edition

Glossy pictorial boards. View more info

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Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Ward)

By: Seitz, Don C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Prefvious owner's bookplate and a small bit of foxing on endpapers. Inscribed an signed by the author on the ffep. Deckled edges with gilt top edge. View more info

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Calamity Jane (Legends of the West)

By: Gilbert, Sara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Education, 2006

Edition: First Edition

Glossy pictorial boards. View more info

E.M. Forster : A Life (1879-1970)

By: Furbank, P. N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg, 1979

Edition: First Edition

1st combined edition (originally published in two volumes), Very Good in Very Good DJ with small tears to front flap. View more info

Edward Marshall Boehm 1013-1969

By: Cosentino, Frank J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Presumed published by the estate. Fine in fine slipcase. Signed by the author and inscribed by the artist's wife, Helen Boehm. Includes a complete listing of his porcelain sculptures with many illustrations. View more info

Elvis: His Life and Music with 4 CDs and Session Notes

By: Frew, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Friedman/Fairfax, 1994

Edition: Presumed First Edition

This set consists of the hardcover book and a hardcover folder containing four CDs and a booklet of session notes. These are all in a slipcase with a paste-down photo label of Elvis. The spine is numbered 30099. View more info

Ginsberg: A Biography

By: Miles, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

1st edition, INSCRIBED to Jeffrey (Weinberg), dusty edges, Very Good in Very Good DJ. View more info

Horace Ward Bailey Vermonter

By: Fish, Frank L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Privately Printed, 1914

Edition: Limited Edition

Number 95 of a limited edition of 125 copies. Leather is worn at extremities with tattering to top edge. Worn through to boards at corners. Marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Gift inscription on ffep. View more info

I Was no Hero

By: Jackson, Bob

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Westlake, OR, Privately Printed, 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Author

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It's in the Blood: The Story of the Kilpatrick Brothers

By: Millspaugh, Chris; Swartling, Jean

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, 2005

Wear to extremities. View more info

Journey into Africa: Life and Death of Keith Johnston, Scottish Cartographer and Explorer (1844 - 79)

By: McCarthy, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Whittles Publishing, 2004

Edition: First Edition

248pp. View more info

La Secchia Rapita Di Alessandro Tassoni

By: Tassoni, Alessandro

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Parigi, Marcello Prault, 1768

Wear to extremities and some loss of gilt decoration. Unusual blue endpapers. All edged gilt. Evidence of a tiny amount of insect damage at the joint and inside gutter. Text in Italian. View more info

Les Oeuvres De Monsieur De Crebillon, Nouvelle Edition (Three Volumes)

By: De Crebillon, Prosper Jolyot

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Houart & Moreau, 1749

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

All volumes have rubbing and wear to extremities, some browning to endpapers, fading to gilt stamping on spines. Volume II has cracked leather at the joint. All have bookplates of William Lee Hartwell, presumably Sir William Lee, 4th Baronet (1726-1799) of Buckinghamshire. Text is in French. View more info

Letters, written by the late Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; and Several of His Friends. From the Year 1703 to 1740 [1742].

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $260.00

Publisher: London, T. Davies, C. Bathurst et al., 1768

Edition: Sixth Edition/New Edition

Volumes 1-3 (sixth edititon) printed in 1768, with notes by John Hawkesworth and covers the years through 1740. Printed for T. Davies, et al. Volumes 4-6 (new edition, corrected) printed in 1775, collected and revised by Deane Swift covers the years through 1742. Printed for C. Bathurst et al. All volumes have had the volume numbers on the spine removed. V. 1 & 3 have cracked leather at the joints, V. 2 has wormhole not affecting text and joint is cracked. V. 4 has crack... View more info