Category: Biography & Memoirs


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The Rockefeller Billions The Story of the World's Most Stupendous Fortune

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1965

Clean and intact throughout with penciled price to front endpaper. Dust jacket with some edge wear, price clipped. 399 pages. View more info

Harold the Webbed Or the Young Vykings": Being Volume Two of the Life and Works of Trader Horn

By: Alfred Aloysius Horn, Ethelreda Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1928

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. View more info

Vagabond Prophet: A Novel of Nostradamus & His Time

By: Allene Symons

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Bell Publishing Company, 1987

Clean, unmarked and intact throughout. Pages with minimal edge wear, light edge smudges. DJ unclipped with slight rubbing and edge wear. 187 pages. View more info

James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity

By: Ammon, Harry

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Charlottesville, University Press of Virginia, 1990

Edition: 1st Paperback

First printing thus, 1990 Trade Paper. Tight and unmarked. Minimal spine creasing. Near Fine. View more info


By: Andre Malraux, Terence Kilmartin, translator

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1968

Edition: BCE

Clean throughout with penciled price on fep. DJ with rubbing and wrinkles. Book Club Edition. View more info

The Life Story of Wolfe Tone

By: Aodh De Blacam

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dublin Ireland, The Talbot Press, Ltd., 1935

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 View more info

Henry Pomeroy Davison (Henry P. Davison)

By: Bankers Trust Company

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bankers Trust Company, 1922

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. View more info

Me and the Orgone: One Man's Sexual Revolution

By: Bean, Orson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson, 1972

Inscription: 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. View more info

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Thank You, Guy Bailey

By: Beckley, John L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Caldwell NJ, John Beckley, 1976

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. View more info

Call Me Lucky

By: Bing Crosby

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1953

Slight pencil mark from deal on fep. Age toning. Pages intact. Cover and edge wear. Second printing thus. 228 pages. View more info

The True Story of Abraham Lincoln, The American: Told for Boys and Girls

By: Brooks, Elbridge S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1896

Text clean and pages intact. Binding sound. Green cover with stains and mottling to rear. Front with some spots and edgewear. Illustrated 239 pages. View more info

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By: Brothers, Joyce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books, 1992

Clean and intact with some age toning and general wear to edges. Cover with some scuffs, smudges and creases. 216 pages View more info

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Lincoln: The Greatest Man of the Nineteenth Century

By: Brown, Charles Reynolds

Price: $31.70

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1922

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. View more info

Grant Takes Command

By: Bruce Catton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1969

Clean and unmarked throughout. Blue cloth cover with slight wear, otherwise Near Fine. Printing/Edition not indicated (1969, possible BC). 556 pages. View more info

John Galsworthy: A Biography

By: Catherine Dupré

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1979

Edition: 1sr American

Text and pages clean and intact. Remainder dot on bottom edge. DJ worn with edge tears and curling. 315 pages. View more info