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Category: Biography


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Messengers of Day: Volume 2
 by Powell, Anthony
Price: US $25.00
ISBN #: 0434599239
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First printing
Pub Date: 1978
shelf wear to book and jacket, staining to rear cover of book and page edges, previous owner's name to front endpaper. Otherwise clean, tight copy... Details
My Brother Brendan
 by Dominic Behan
Price: US $15.00
ISBN #: B0006BNVHC
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1965
Shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of the book and jacket which is soiled and rubbed, top edge dusty. Memoir of the Irish raconteur, Borstal boy, p... Details
Phillips Brooks: 1835-1893: Memories of His Life with Extracts From His Letters and Note-Books
 by  Alexander V. G. Allen (Author)
Price: US $20.00
ISBN #: B001NHRO4E
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1907
Tips, corners, and edges of the book show moderate shelf wear, spine legible, top edge dusty, previous owners' names, else clean and unmarked; no ... Details
Random Reminiscences of Men and Events
 by John D. Rockefeller
Price: US $15.00
ISBN #: B000UDHTDS
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First printing
Pub Date: 1984
light wear to the book and jacket wear to tips, corners and edges of book and jacket, jacket spine sunned, jacket has few small tears. First printing ... Details
Rebecca West: A Life
 by Victoria Glendinning
Price: US $15.00
ISBN #: 0394539354
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good-
Edition: First American edition
Pub Date: 1987
wear to tips, corners and edges of book and price-clipped jacket, rubbed with spot of staining to rear panel. First US edition stated no others noted.... Details
Robert Frost: The Later Years, 1938-63
 by Thompson, Lawrence & R. H. Winnick
Price: US $18.00
ISBN #: 0030178061
Binding: 
Book Condition: VG
Dust Jacket Condition: VG
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1977
shelf wear to the book and jacket, cello tape rmoval mark to endpaper. The third volume on in this Frost biography. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall... Details
The Girl from the Fiction Department: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell
 by Spurling, Hilary
Price: US $12.00
ISBN #: 1582432430
Binding: 
Book Condition: VG
Dust Jacket Condition: NF
Edition: First U.S.
Pub Date: 2003
remainder marked; dj rear panel rubbed, else As New/As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Details
The Mendelssohn Family (1729-1847) From Letters and Journals. vols. 1 & 2
 by Sebastian Hensel
Price: US $45.00
ISBN #: B001OO7WFM
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: Second revised
Pub Date: 1881
Two volumes. Wear to tips, corners and edges of books, previous owner's name to front endpaper of vol. 1. A biography of one of the most remarkab... Details
The Pebbled Shore: The Memoirs of Elizabeth Longford
 by Elizabeth Longford
Price: US $10.00
ISBN #: 0394537645
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First American edition
Pub Date: 1986
wear to tips, corners and edges of book and jacket, some soiling to edges, jacket rubbed. Memoirs of a member of the literary Pakenham family. Elizabe... Details
The Story of My Life or The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years of Mary A. Livermore Teacher, Author, Wife, Mother, Army Nurse, Soldier's Friend, Lecturer, and Reformer
 by Mary A. Livermore
Price: US $40.00
ISBN #: B000855CXW
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket, as issued
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1897
lightest wear to book, spine sunned. Civil War era memoir. Broadfoot, 345. Mary Livermore, born Mary Ashton Rice, (1820 1905) was an American journa... Details
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