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Richard Peters Champion of the New South

By: Shingleton, Royce

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Macon, Mercer University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051220

ISBN: 0865541264

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 276 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780865541269. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Jens Jensen I Knew (First Edition)

By: Sid Telfer, Sr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ellison Bay, WI, Driftwood Farms Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022122

Condition: Very Good


Plastic illustrated cover, 86pp., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Letters Of William Gilmore Simms (Ed. by Mary C. Simms Oliphant & T. C. Duncan Eaves) (Vol. VI Supplement 1834 - 1870)

By: Simms, William Gilmore

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047187

ISBN: 0872494381

Condition: Very Good Condition


(Vol.6: Supplement, 1834 - 1870). Ex library with book plate & stamp on title page. Size: 8vo. 335 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. ISBN/EAN: 9780872494381. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Letters Of William Gilmore Simms. Vol. 6: Supplement (1834-1870)

By: Simms, William Gilmore [1806 - 1870]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050347

ISBN: 0872494381

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8vo. 335 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 12. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. ISBN/EAN: 9780872494381. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Augustus Carp, Esq., By Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man

By: Sir Henry Howarth Bashford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1988

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059833

Condition: Fine


Introduction by John Letts. Bound in dark red cloth with a design in black and gold by Eccles. Dark red top stain. Dark blue end papers. Eccles's drawings consist of the frontispiece, 12 half page designs, and 17 ornaments. 199 pp. Dark blue slip case. Book in fine condition. Slip case in near fine condition with a small dent on one corner. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Diaghilev: A Life

By: Sjeng Scheijen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 059839

ISBN: 0199751498

Condition: Like New


Major new biography of Serge Diaghilev, founder of the Ballets Russes, who brought together composers, dancers and choreographers, Nijinsky and Balanchine, artists Picasso and Matisse. Two toned paper hardcover, dust jacket with photograph of Diaghilev. 552 pp. including bibliography, index and color illustrations. Very nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

DuBose Heyward (Twayne's United States Authors Series ; TUSAS 392)

By: Slavick, William H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Twayne Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 058752

ISBN: 0805773428

Condition: Very Good


The author of fiction and poetry including "Porgy and Bess", Dubose Heyward was a notable figure in Southern Literature. Blue cloth hardcover with gold gilt print on spine shows very little wear. Ex-library copy. Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Charles Fraser

By: Smith, Alice R. Huger & D. E. Huger Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, Garnier & Co.: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050833

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little soiling, light edge wear & one fold partially torn. Interior fine. This reprint is a facsimile of the first edition of 1924 which was limited to 325 copies. This 1967 edition is limited to 1,000 copies. Fraser [1782-1860] a noted and prolific painter of miniatures. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". 59 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Mason Smith Family Letters 1860 - 1868

By: Smith, Daniel E. Huger, Alice R. Huger Smith, Arney R. Childs (Eds)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of South Carolina Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045671

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket quite worn. Size: 8vo. 316 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Horace Walpole Writer, Politician, and Connoisseur: Essays on the 250th Anniversary of Walpole's Birth

Horace Walpole Writer, Politician, and Connoisseur: Essays on the 250th Anniversary of Walpole's Birth

By: Smith, Warren Hunting (Ed)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051873

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, faded spine, little wear, especially on back wrapper. Publisher's review slip stapled to front flap. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". xiii + 358. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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An Educational Odyssey

By: Snyder, Henry Nelson

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050838

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket worn, covers slightly spotted. Snyder, long time president of Wofford College, reminisces on his life and, especially, the years since 1902 when he took the office at Wofford. Size: 8vo. 272 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Education. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Pier Paolo Pasolini

By: Snyder, Stephen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052766

ISBN: 0805792716

Condition: Very Good Condition


Heavy ink scoring scattered throughout. Size: 8vo. 199 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Theatre & Plays. ISBN/EAN: 9780805792713. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Laurence Olivier: A Biography

By: Spoto, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 037041

ISBN: 0060183152

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on front free end paper. Widely regarded as the greatest actor of the twentieth century, Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) was as troubled as he was talented. A man desperate for affection and approval, plagued with self-doubt and self-loathing, Olivier escaped his personal conflicts on the stage, where he perfected his skills to a remarkable degree. His interpretations of Shakespeare, Chekhov, Coward and countless other playwrights on stage made theater history, and his performances in the films Wuthering Heights, Henry V, Richard III, and Spartacus are equally legendary. S... View more info

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Ruth Bell Graham: Celebrating an Extraordinary Life (Inscribed by author)

By: Stephen Griffith

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Nashville, W Publishing Group: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 013288

ISBN: 0849917638

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by Stephen Griffith to previous owner on first title page. Near fine dust jacket has "autographed copy" sticker on the front. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller

By: Steve Weinberg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059661

ISBN: 0393049353

Condition: Like New


The biographies of investigative reporter, Ida Minerva Tarbell, and one of the world's wealthiest men, John D. Rockefeller. Ms. Tarbell's reporting eventually led to the landmark antitrust decision by the U. S. Supreme Court. Beige paper cover with silver lettering on spine. 304 pp., index. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Marjam Marienrede an Einer Wende

By: Stirnimann, Heinrich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freiburg, Universitatsverlag Freiburg: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046587

ISBN: 3727806362

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly wrinkled. Signed gift inscription from the author inside. Size: 8vo. 543 pages. Text is in German. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; German Language; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9783727806360. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Life Stories of Great Composers

By: Streatfeild, R. A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Theo. Presser: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055140

Condition: Fair Condition


Binding a little rubbed, back strip sunned, inner binding split in the middle. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 585 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Music. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Angela Thirkell: Portrait of a Lady Novelist (First Edition)

By: Strickland, Margot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Duckworth: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032614

ISBN: 0715611240

Condition: Very Good


Thirkell wrote over 30 novels and established a reputation as the grande dame sans merci of the London literary world. This is the first biography of Thirkell. Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Illustrated. 182pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Life Of John Duncan

By: Stuart, A Moody

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Banner of Truth: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046424

ISBN: 0851516084

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Small 8vo 7?" - 8". 229 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780851516080. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Memorial To a King (George V)

By: Stuart, Campbell

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Batchworth Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050376

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket quite rubbed, soiled, edges little worn. Some soiling to edges of book covers. Size: 8vo. 103 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

The Year of My Rebirth

By: Stuart, Jesse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ashland, KY, Jesse Stuart Foundation: 1991

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018092

ISBN: 094508417X

Condition: Very Good


No writing in the book - not even an owners name. binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A. J. A. Symons: His Life and Speculations

By: Symons, Julian

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055134

Condition: Good Condition (ex-library)


Rubbed, corners bumped, lending library book plate inside. Inner hinges broken & taped with the tape browning. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 283 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography (First Edition)

By: Tanenhaus, Sam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036964

ISBN: 0394585593

Condition: New


Primarily known as the accuser of Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers was a commanding, complex figure who was center stage during many of the public events of his time, yet remained intensely private. This book covers Chambers' personal life, as well as his emergence as a dominant voice in the postwar ant-Communist movement. Two toned cloth. New copy. Mylar cover. xiv, 638pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Trials and Triumphs an Autobiography

By: Tardy, W. T. [1872? - 1919]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marshall, Mrs. W. T. Tardy: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055402

Condition: Good Condition


Boards soiled, stained at edges, corners bumped. Little foxing mostly from the two photograph illustrations. Suffering from lateral sclerosis, Tardy nevertheless completed this autobiography even after he could no longer use any muscles. Size: Small Octavo. 121 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Thaddeus Stevens, delivered in the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., December 17, 1868 (First Edition)

By: Thaddeus Stevens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038567

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Paneled cloth. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. 84pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Passages in a Wandering Life

By: Thomas Arnold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019681

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, spine sunned, tears all along front gutter, head of spine chipped, rough cut pages, end papers foxed, frontispiece portrait, 268pp., index, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1948

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059378

Condition: Fine


Bound in black cloth with a design in gold on the spine. Brown top stain and brown end papers. Contains 10 wood-engraved headpiece illustrations by Blair Hughes Stanton. 230 pp. Brown slip case. Book in fine condition with light foxing on edge of title page. Slip case in fine condition with some spots of shelving wear and light foxing inside. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Annotated Autobiography (Signed) From the Library of Morton H. Smith

By: Thomas High Spence, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Montreat, NC, Self-published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042441

Condition: Very Good -


First Edition. Inscribed by the author to Morton Smith on front free end paper. Original cellophane dust wrapper is loose fitting. Board slightly warped. Illustrated. xiii, 113pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith h... View more info

Gomez: Tyrant of the Andes; Man of Glory: Simon Bolivar (Two volumes in slipcase)

By: Thomas Rourke

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1941

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036553

Condition: Very Good


A brilliant study in contrasts, these parallel lives illuminate the depths and the heights of Latin American politics. Two volumes in original fair condition slipcase. Red cloth with gold spine labels. Portrait frontispieces. Folding map in volume 1 is present. xvi, 320pp., index; xi, 385pp., index. No writing in the books. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century. Accurate and Succinct Biographies of Famous Men and Women in All Walks of Life...(First Edition) ..

By: Thomas William Herringshaw

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Publishers' Association: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039281

Condition: Good


Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century. Accurate and Succinct Biographies of Famous Men and Women in All Walks of Life...Brown paneled cloth. Spine worn. Front hinge starting. Decorated end-papers. All page edges gilt. First few leaves slight worming on corners (not affecting text). Triple columns. 1,046pp. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Life of Izaak Walton; including Notices of His Contemporaries, by Thomas Zouch

By: Thomas Zouch

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Gosden: 1826

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 033348

Condition: Very Good +


Rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards. Original black leather spine label. 18 plates. Mild foxing. An attractive book. Professionally rebound. 93pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Old Order Based on the Diary of Elizabeth Baker (Dolgelley 1778-1786)

By: Thomas, Ben Bowen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Univ. of Wales: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057800

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers quite rubbed, soiling, staples rusted. Social life in Wales in late 18th century. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 52 pages. Illustrator: Two full page scenes.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Carolina Tribute to Calhoun

By: Thomas, J. P. (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Columbia, Richard L. Bryan: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045690

Condition: Fair Condition


Quite worn, damp stained, back strip pulled loose. Inside damp stained, stitching weak & signature pulled, foxed. Generally shabby condition. Size: 8vo. 415 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Daniel Williams "Presbyterian Bishop

By: Thomas, Roger

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Dr Williams's Trust: 1964

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 048934

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers rubbed, little soiled, some light interior foxing. Size: 8vo. 24 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Moses Brown Reluctant Reformer

By: Thompson, Mack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051256

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little soiled, edges little worn. Size: 8vo. 316 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Six Masters in Disillusion

By: Thorold, Algar Labouchere

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Port Washington, Kennikat Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051257

ISBN: 0804613648

Condition: Very Good Condition


Covers slightly rubbed. Size: 8vo. 163 pages. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Philosophy. ISBN/EAN: 9780804613644. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Butler's Lives of the Saints (4 Vols)

By: Thurston, Herbert J. & Donald Attwater (Eds. )

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Westminster,, Christian Classics: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046161

ISBN: 0870611372

Condition: Very Good Condition


(4 volumes) Paperback. Shipping weight 10 pounds. Size: 8vo. 2907 pages. 4-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 8 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. ISBN/EAN: 9780870611377. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Butler's Lives of the Saints (Vol. 3 Only of 4) July - September

By: Thurston, Herbert J. & Donald Attwater (Eds. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminster,, Christian Classics: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046164

Condition: Very Good Condition


(Vol. 3 only of 4) paperback. Size: 8vo. 725 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

What Goes Around Comes Around: The Lives of Tina and Frank Keller (First Edition)

By: Tina and Frank Keller

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 032275

Condition: Very Good +


Autobiography of military career and travels of Colonel Frank Keller during WWII and his extensive travels from post WWII to 2003 (Denmark). Spiral bound. Clear plastic cover. 62 pages with extensive photo section at rear. Rare. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for James Mapes Dodge (1852-1915) Mechanical Engineer, Inventor, Pioneer in Industry

James Mapes Dodge (1852-1915) Mechanical Engineer, Inventor, Pioneer in Industry

By: Torrence, George P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057587

Condition: Good Condition


Edges little soiled, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiograph... View more info

Constance Fenimore Woolson: The Grief of Artistry (First Edition)

By: Torsney, Cheryl B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens & London, University of Georgia Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036987

ISBN: 0820311014

Condition: Fine


Woolson was a perceptive writer who understood the task of female artistry and the suffering it was bound to produce. She was a sensitive woman who recognized her precarious, powerless position in a changing world. Nice first edition copy in a mylar cover. Illustrated. Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Textured end papers. 177pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for William Brown Bell (1879-1950) Quaker -- Lawyer -- Business Leader "Molding the Future Through Chemistry

William Brown Bell (1879-1950) Quaker -- Lawyer -- Business Leader "Molding the Future Through Chemistry

By: Towe, Kenneth C.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057588

Condition: Good Condition


Edges little soiled, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts, photo frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biog... View more info

The Pilgrim; The Journeys of Pietro Della Valle

By: Translated, Abridged and Introduced by George Bull

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1989

Edition: First Folio Society Edition

Seller ID: 059253

Condition: Like New


Full dark red and green cloths, with initials P & V in green and gold. End sheets illustrated in green. Contains 17 black-and-white plates. 303 pp, including index. Dark red slip case. Book in like new condition. Slip case in like new condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

From Corrib To Cultra: Folklife Essays In Honour Of Alan Gailey (First Edition)

By: Trefor M. Owen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Belfast, Ireland, Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032331

ISBN: 0853897654

Condition: Like New


Gailey was former director of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum at Cultra in County Down. Like new paperback. Erratum slip bound in. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. No writing in the book. x, 257pp., bibliography. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Memoirs Of the Life of Stephen Crisp, with Selections from His Works

By: Tuke, Samuel [1784 - 1857]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: York, W. Alexander & Son.: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048999

Condition: Very Good Condition


Professionally bound in 1/4 simulated vellum & cloth. Quite clean and good inside. Size: 16mo 6" - 7" tall. 440 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Scotsman from Lumber River: Farmer, Industrialist, Banker, Public Servant (Signed First Edition)

By: Underwood, Mary Evelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Pentland Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027545

ISBN: 1571970193

Condition: Fine


Black cloth with gold lettering. Author's gift inscription on title page. There is no other writing in the book. xi, 186pp. Portrait frontispiece. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

One Clear Call

By: Upton Sinclair

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1948

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 026663

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with silver lettering. No writing in the book. Mylar cover. ix, 629pp. Dust jacket shipped at head of spine and at top of rear cover. Still an attractive solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox (First Edition)

By: Upton Sinclair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Upton Sinclair: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030886

Condition: Very Good


A melodrama of fortune, conflict and triumph about the famous American industrialist. Orange publisher's cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. No writing in the book. xvii, 377pp. Frontispiece portrait. Spine sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Samuel Willard, 1640-1707: Preacher of Orthodoxy in an Era of Change

By: Van Dyken, Seymour

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gran Rapids, William B. Eerdmans: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055410

Condition: Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, price clipped. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Memorial Addresses at a Service Honoring Ernest Carroll Moore 1871-1955 (First Edition)

By: Various

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027857

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Held in Royce Hall Auditorium on the Los Angeles Campus of the University of California February 15, 1955. Five Eulogies. Includes a letter from Moore's widow (Kate Gordon Moore) to "Mrs, Klingberg" dated December 9, 1957. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info