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Biography & Memoirs

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1 Abels, Jules The Rockefeller Billions The Story of the World's Most Stupendous Fortune
New York Macmillan 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Clean and intact throughout with penciled price to front endpaper. Dust jacket with some edge wear, price clipped. 399 pages. 
Price: 7.50 USD

 
2 Alfred Aloysius Horn, Ethelreda Lewis Harold the Webbed Or the Young Vykings": Being Volume Two of the Life and Works of Trader Horn
New York Simon and Schuster 1928 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Subtitled: " ...the works written by Alfred Aloysius Horn at the age of seventythree, & the life with such of his philosophy as is the gift of age and experience.." Text and pages are clean and intact. Green cloth cover rubbed and edgeworn with faded spine lettering. Frontispiece photograph of Horn. Nice maps as eps. A small dealer sticker on rear ep. 275 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
 
3 Allene Symons Vagabond Prophet: A Novel of Nostradamus & His Time
New York Bell Publishing Company 1987 051764116X / 9780517641163 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Clean, unmarked and intact throughout. Pages with minimal edge wear, light edge smudges. DJ unclipped with slight rubbing and edge wear. 187 pages. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
4 Ammon, Harry James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity
Charlottesville University Press of Virginia 1990 0813912660 / 9780813912660 1st Paperback Trade Paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket Trade Paperback 
First printing thus, 1990 Trade Paper. Tight and unmarked. Minimal spine creasing. Near Fine. 
Price: 49.99 USD

 
 
5 Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin, translator AntiMemoirs
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1968 BCE Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Clean throughout with penciled price on fep. DJ with rubbing and wrinkles. Book Club Edition. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
6 Aodh De Blacam The Life Story of Wolfe Tone
Dublin Ireland The Talbot Press, Ltd. 1935 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text clean and intact. Slight edge wear and spotting to pages. Notes on front pastedown. Looseness to spine at binding near front hinge. Cover rubbed and worn with dampstain damage. Color has run and spotted with bleeding to eps. Tile and lettering on spine intact and legible. 225 pages. CRLS 
Price: 77.56 USD

 
 
7 Bankers Trust Company Henry Pomeroy Davison (Henry P. Davison)
New York Bankers Trust Company 1922 Soft Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Soft Cover 
A small paperbound "Memorial adopted by the board of directors of the Bankers Trust Company on June 13, 1922." Frontispiece of Davison. Appx 7 pages of text plus some lists of board members and descriptions of a special board meeting. 
Price: 20.00 USD

 
8 Bean, Orson Me and the Orgone: One Man's Sexual Revolution
Sydney, Australia Angus and Robertson 1972 Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed (apparently by author: "Orson") on front blank endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. Pages intact and fresh with some bending to corners. Dust Jacket with a lot of edge rubbing and moderate edge tears. 119 pages. 
Price: 45.00 USD

 
 
9 Beckley, John L. Thank You, Guy Bailey
North Caldwell NJ John Beckley 1976 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
A nice copy of this privately printed testimonial. Penciled price and notes to blank front pages. Interior otherwise clean and pages intact. Cover with light wear. Please see image. 133 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD

 
10 Ben Bradlee A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
New York Simon and Schuster 1995 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Text clean and unmarked. Light wear to edges. DJ intact and clean with some shelf and edge wear. 3rd Printing. 514 pages. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
 
11 Bing Crosby Call Me Lucky
New York Simon and Schuster 1953 Trade Paperback Fair No Dust Jacket Trade Paperback 
Slight pencil mark from deal on fep. Age toning. Pages intact. Cover and edge wear. Second printing thus. 228 pages. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
12 Brooks, Elbridge S. The True Story of Abraham Lincoln, The American: Told for Boys and Girls
Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 1896 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text clean and pages intact. Binding sound. Green cover with stains and mottling to rear. Front with some spots and edgewear. Illustrated 239 pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD

 
 
13 Brothers, Joyce Widowed
New York Ballantine Books 1992 0345374002 / 9780345374004 Mass Market Paperback Good No Dust Jacket Mass Market Paperback 
Clean and intact with some age toning and general wear to edges. Cover with some scuffs, smudges and creases. 216 pages 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
14 Brown, Charles Reynolds Lincoln: The Greatest Man of the Nineteenth Century
New York The Macmillan Company 1922 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text clean and pages intact with some age toning and spotting. Red cloth cover rubbed with some edge wear. Small volume, 12 X 18 cm. 77 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD

 
 
15 Bruce Catton Grant Takes Command
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1969 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Clean and unmarked throughout. Blue cloth cover with slight wear, otherwise Near Fine. Printing/Edition not indicated (1969, possible BC). 556 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD

 
16 Catherine Dupré John Galsworthy: A Biography
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1979 1sr American Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Text and pages clean and intact. Remainder dot on bottom edge. DJ worn with edge tears and curling. 315 pages. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
 
17 Cecil Abernethy Mr. Pepys of Seething Lane
New York McGrawHill Book Company, Inc. 1957 1st Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text clean and intact. Slight looseness to binding at rear hinge. Red cloth cover rubbed with some bumping and small spots. 384 pages. 
Price: 7.50 USD

 
18 Charles D. Sigsbee The "Maine": An Account of Her Destruction in Havana Harbor, The Personal Narrative of Captain Charles D. Sigsbee
New York The Century Co. 1899 Hard Cover Fair No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Ex-Library with stickers, card pocket and stamps. Split to binding near front hinge, poorly repaired with tape. Other looseness to binding. Text with minor pencil marks and small smudges. Cover rubbed, edgeworn and faded. 270 pages. 
Price: 105.00 USD

 
 
19 Charles McMoran Wilson Moran, Sir Winston Churchill, Churchill, Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1966 BCE Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Small penciled dealer notes to eps. Text and pages intact and unmarked. DJ rubbed with creases, edge wear and chipping (including a moderate, appx half inch chip/tear to top front). 877 pages. Book Club Edition. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
20 Chuck Yeager, Leo Janos Yeager, An Autobiography
Toronto Bantam Books 1985 0553050931 / 9780553050936 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Clean and unmarked throughout. Pages intact with some edge wear. DJ intact and unclipped with some rubbing and edge wear/chipping. 342 pages. 
Price: 5.31 USD

 
 
21 Claude Moore Fuess Daniel Webster, Volume II, 18301852
New York Little, Brown and Company 1930 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text and pages clean, tight and intact with some age toning and edge wear. Green cloth cover worn, spotted, rubbed and with some tearing to top of spine. 465 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
22 ClaudeAnne Lopez, Eugenia W. Herbert The Private Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1975 BCE Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Clean and unmarked throughout with penciled price inside cover on first page. DJ intact and unmarked with some rubbing and edge wear. 271 pages. Book Club Edition. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
 
23 Contreras, Alonso de The Life of Captain Alonso de Contreras, Knight of the Military Order of St. John, Native of Madrid
New York Alfred A. Knopf n.d. Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Text clean and pages intact with minor edgewear. Oranges cover with some edge wear and darkening to the spine title. Spine with a slight tilt. Binding intact. No Dust jacket. A scarce edition. 
Price: 30.59 USD

 
24 Cooley, Timothy Mather Sketches of the Life and Character of the Rev. Lemuel Haynes, A.M., for Many Years Pastor of a Church in Rutland, Vt., and Late in Granville, New York
New York Harper & Brothers 1837 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Foxing to pages. Binding and pages intact. Cover worn with edgewear and fraying, including wear to spine ends. Otherwise intact. 345 pages. 
Price: 300.00 USD

 
 
25 Crapo, Thomas Strange, But True: Life and Adventures of Captain Thomas Crapo and His Wife
New Bedford MA Capt. Thomas Crapo, Publisher 1893 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Pages with some staining. Binding weak near front. Otherwise intact. Writing to front endpapers. Brown cloth cover worn but intact. Self published memoir of a captain and his wife who sailed across the Atalntic in a dory. Printed by Frank Wood in Boston. All plates present. 151 pages. Please see image. 
Price: 25.00 USD

 
26 Curtis Lady Sarah Lennox
New York G. P. Putman's Sons 1946 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Some foxing to eps and edges. Clean and intact otherwise throughout pages and text. Pages and binding intact. Red cloth cover with rubbing and edge wear. Title quite rubbed. 346 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD

 
 
27 D. C. Somervell Disraeli and Gladstone a Duo-Biographical Sketch
Garden City NY Garden City Publishing 1926 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
Ex School Library copy. Some marks to endpapers, and tape marks on spine. Text clean and unmarked. Pages intact with some edge spotting and slight bends. Blue cloth cover intact with some wear. 319 pages. 
Price: 7.50 USD

 
28 David Denby Great Books
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 1st Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Price in pencil. Unmarked otherwise. Pages with some edge spotting and tiny corner bends. DJ with minimal rubbing and some edge wear. First Printing, First Edition. 492 pages. 
Price: 7.50 USD

 
 
29 David N. Livingstone Nathaniel Southgate Shaler and the Culture of American Science
Tuscaloosa AL University of Alabama Press 1987 0817303057 / 9780817303051 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 
Text clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Pages with a book sale stamp on top edge, otherwise Near Fine. DJ unclipped with minimal rubbing and wear, near fine as well. 395 pages. 
Price: 5.00 USD

 
30 Dick Stelzer The Star Treatment
Indianapolis IN BobbsMerrill 1977 067252290X / 9780672522901 Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 
Clean and unmarked throughout. Tight and intact. Cover with slight edge wear and smudging. DJ with rubbing and edge wear, and some edge tearing repaired with tape. 213 pages. 
Price: 3.00 USD

 
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