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Category: Biography


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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
Theodore Roosevelt's Diaries of Boyhood and Youth
 by Theodore Roosevelt
Price: US $75.00
ISBN #: B00GS8W6MI
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1928
A few spots of rubbing to the front cover else Near Fine. No jacket. Clean and Unmarked. Deckled edges, olive and gilt cloth. First printing same date... Details
Through the Shadows with O. Henry
 by Jennings, Al
Price: US $25.00
ISBN #: B0006AIVJQ
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1921
page 183 top corner creased, stain to top of page 142; no jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. First printing, no others noted. Th... Details
To Keep the Ball Rolling: Infants of the Spring; Messengers of Day; Faces In My Time; The Strangers Are All Gone
 by Anthony Powell
Price: US $125.00
ISBN #: B001N3TUIQ
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First American edition
Pub Date: 1977
Anthony Powell's four volume autobiography. wear to tips, corners and edges of all books and jackets, more so to the jacket tips of vol. 1, vols 3... Details
Tolkien: A Biography
 by Humphrey Carpenter
Price: US $12.00
ISBN #: 0395253608
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good-
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1977
shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of book and jacket, previous owner's name to front endpaper. 8vo - over 7" - 9". Hard Cover. Firs... Details
Treasure in the Dust: Enduring Gold and Silver's Century of Divorce
 by Becky Boudway
Price: US $15.00
ISBN #: 9780914330868
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1986
light wear to book and jacket, 5 cm closed tear and crease to front panel. Authors inscription to half title page dated 3-05. Map eps. Mining in Calif... Details
Wodehouse: A Life
 by Robert McCrum
Price: US $15.00
ISBN #: 0393051595
Binding: 
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: near fine
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 2004
Lightest wear to the book and jacket, just about As New in all respects. First printing, full number line. 8vo. McCrum served as literary editor of Th... Details
Yes, Mr. DeMille
 by Phil Koury
Price: US $20.00
ISBN #: 
Binding: 
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: fair
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1959
Later printing (2) Much wear to tips, corners and edges of book and much more to jacket which is rubbed, spine faded, chipped, creased, several short ... Details
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