Category: Biography


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Memorial of Ambrose Spencer, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York: Consisting of Proceedings of Public Bodies and Meetings, and of Sermons and Addresses on the Occasion of His Death, an in Illustration of His Life & Character

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, Joel Munsell, 1849

Edition: First Edition

In the original fragile black cloth. Chipped at the spine ends, with a loose flap, still attached, at the bottom of the spine. Inscription on the fep to a Charles Clinton, from the children of Ambrose Spencer. Owner's name on the title page. Usual xlib marks. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 104 pages View more info

The Modern Portrait Gallery (6 Volume Set)

By: N/A

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., N.D.

Beautiful dark blue covers, with elaborate gilt decorations. The only defect I can find is just a bit of fading, upper right corner of volume 3. You won't find a better set. Price is for all 6 volumes. ; 11" View more info

Recollections of Thomas R. Marshall, Vice-President and Hoosier Philosopher

By: A Hoosier Salad

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1925

Edition: First Edition

9"; 397 pages View more info

Collected Works of Carl E. Badgley, M. D. ; Selected Scientific Publications, Papers, Speeches and Letters

By: Abell, Joe M. (Ed. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, J. W. Edwards Publisher, Inc., N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Very slight rubbing at the spine ends. Signed by Badgley on the fep. Owners bookplate also on the fep. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 504 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Albert Pike: a Biography

By: Allsopp, Fred W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, Parke-Harper Company, 1928

Edition: First Edition

The only lib marks are a stamp & pocket removal inside the front cover. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages View more info

Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley (Two Volume Set)

By: Ames, Mary Lesley (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Knickerbocker Press, 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Spine darkened, usual xlib marks. Contents clean and tight. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 526+562 pages View more info

T. N. Hasselquist: the Career and Influence of a Swedish-American Clergyman, Journalist and Educator

By: Ander, Oscar Fritiof

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Historical Society, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Signed by Ander, Christmas, 1931. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Short Biographical Sketch Of The Undersigned By Himself

By: Banks, John & Leonard, E. (Ed. )

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austell, GA, 1936

Edition: First Edition

The covers are mottled. I can't tell if this is as-bound, or fading. Inscribed by Leonard on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages View more info

The American Government (3 Volume Set) : Biographies of the President of the United States, the Vice-President, the Heads of Departments, & Senators of the 43rd Congress (Vol. 1) ; Biographies of the Members of the House of Representatives (Vols. 2 & 3)

By: Barnes, William Horatio

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Nelson & Phillips, 1873/4

Edition: First Edition

In the original full leather, with gilt decorations. A bit of rubbing at the corners, but other wise very tight & clean. The only defect I find is a hole in the back cover of volume 3. Appears as if a nail were driven through the back cover, and the last 25 pages of the book, about 1/2" up from the bottom. Does not touch the plates or text. Pretty strange, and not actually noticeable. A very nice set of a very scarce resource on political biographies. 387 plates/engr... View more info

Struggles and Triumphs: Or, Forty Years' Recollections, Written by Himself

By: Barnum, P. T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hartford, CN, J. B. Burr & Company, 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Bound in full leather. The covers are rubbed. The outer hinges are cracked, and the covers are coming loose. The contents are very good or better. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 780 pages View more info

The Little Girl from Tennessee

By: Barrett-Husseman, Gold

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Golda Barrett-Husseman, 1989

Edition: Limited 1st edition

4to 11" - 13" tall; 143 pages View more info

Hardly An Man Is Now Alive. The Autobiography Of Dan Beard

By: Beard, Dan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc., 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

The spine is faded, and it has all the usual xlib marks. However, the book is very clean & tight. An excellent reading copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages View more info

Cherubini: Memorials, Illustrative of His Life

By: Bellasis, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Burns and Oates, 1874

Edition: First Edition

The spine is faded, and rubbed at the ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages View more info

Fifteen (15) Years in Hell. an Autobiography

By: Benson, Luther

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Carlon & Hollenbeck, 1886

Light rubbing at the spine ends. Owner's name on the fep. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 208 pages View more info

Sarah Bernhardt, En Mi Recuerdo Prologo De Angel J. Battistessa

By: Berendt, Rachel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Viau, 1945

Edition: First Edition

Wraps are browning at the edges. Tape pull on the front. Contents are "fine". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 105 pages View more info