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Eben Jenks Loomis: 11 November 1828 - 2 December 1912: A Paper Read by His Granddaughter Millicent Todd to a Group of Friends 8 February 1913

By Todd, Millicent

Private Printing. Very Good; Slipcase rubbed.. 1913. Hardcover. Quarterbound yellow cloth with marbled sides, housed in blue paper-covered cardboard slipcase. Inscribed by Todd to Charles J. Hudson on the front free endpaper. A memorial volume for Todd's grandfather, astronomer Eben Jenks Loomis, which describes his love of nature and literature, and his associations with John Burroughs, Asa Gray, and Charles Darwin. ; 58 pages; Signed by Author .

$50.00

My Life and St. George’s School

By Buell, Rev. William Ackerman

Newport, RI: The St. George's School Alumni Association. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1967. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards. Many photos. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half-title. A history of the Episcopal boarding school located near Newport, Rhode Island written by one of its former headmasters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 37 pages; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Biographical Review (Volume XXIII) : Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Hillsboro and Cheshire Counties, New Hampshire

Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Leather rubbed and flaking at edges.. 1897. Hardcover. Original brown pebbled and blindstamped leather with decorative gilt titles on front boards and spine. Gilt-stamped turn-ins, all edges gilt. Floral patterned endpapers. Index, 28 portrait plates. Surprisingly tight and clean. A compilation of biographies of upstanding male citizens of Hillsboro and Cheshire Counties in New Hampshire, most notably home boy Horace Greeley, newspaperman and politician. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 481 pages .

$100.00

The House of Morgan: A Social Biography of the Masters of Money

By Corey, Lewis

NY: G. Howard Watt. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, foxing to fore-edges and . page bottoms.. 1930. Hardcover. Navy cloth with titles in gilt on front boards and spine. Several illustrations and photos, including frontispiece portrait of Morgan by Edward Steichen. Index. ; 479 pages .

$20.00

Looking At the Sunset Upside Down: The Autobiography of Margaret Lee Chadwick

By Chadwick, Margaret Lee

Corte Madera, CA: Omega Books. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and tattered.. 1976. Hardcover. 0893530069 . Green cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front boards. Signed by the author with a rabbit doodle on front free endpaper. Photos. Autobiography by the founder of the private Chadwick School, still in operation in Palos Verdes, California. ; 178 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

The Literary Remains of Martha Day:  With Rev. Dr. Fitch’s Address At Her  Funeral and Sketches of Her Character
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The Literary Remains of Martha Day: With Rev. Dr. Fitch’s Address At Her Funeral and Sketches of Her Character

By Day, Martha; Fitch, Rev. Dr. Eleazar

New Haven, [CT]: Printed By Hezekiah Howe & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Top third of backstrip and front flyleaf and . title page missing, text foxed, boards worn.. 1834. Hardcover. Original brown cloth with printed paper label on front boards. vi, 121 pp. Sabin 18972. A memorial volume for the 21-year-old daughter of Yale University President Jeremiah Day. Includes Martha Days obituary, Rev. Eleazar Fitchs December 4, 1833 eulogy, poems, stories, letters, and other writings by Martha Day, and a long biographical sketch by H. L. C. .

$60.00

A Fearful Innocence
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A Fearful Innocence

By Davis, Frances

Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket rubbed and shelfworn.. 1981. First Printing. Hardcover. 0873382609 . Green cloth binding. xvi, 253 pages. Black and white photos, sources and guide to further reading, and biographical index. Autobiography by author and former war correspondent Frances Davis Cohen focusing on her experiences with utopian communities and her time spent covering the Spanish Civil War. .

$10.00

Her Name Was Wallis Warfield:  The Life Story of Mrs. Ernest Simpson
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Her Name Was Wallis Warfield: The Life Story of Mrs. Ernest Simpson

By Wilson, Edwina H.

NY: E. P. Dutton & Co.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket tattered.. 1936. Nineteenth Printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth. Frontispiece photo of Wallis standing next to angry Asian deity sculpture by Man Ray. Photos. A sympathetic biography of the American divorcee, more commonly known as Wallis Simpson, whose impending nuptials to Edward VII led to his abdication of the English throne. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages .

$20.00

Those Were the Days:  Tales of a Long Life
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Those Were the Days: Tales of a Long Life

By Hewitt, Edward Ringwood

NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine faded and rubbed, foxing to endpapers.. 1943. Third Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. xii, 318 pages. An autobiography by a noted scientist, inventor, and legendary sport fisherman who was an avid collector and well respected philanthropist. .

$50.00

Kingdom of the Rocks:  Memories of Oppede
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Kingdom of the Rocks: Memories of Oppede

By De Saint-Exupery, Consuelo

NY: Random House. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket sunned and tattered.. 1946. First Printing. Hardcover. ix, 305 pp. Blue cloth binding. The widow of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, pilot and author of The Little Prince, recalls her years at an artists colony in southern France. Jacket art by Valenti Angelo. ; 305 pages .

$30.00

A Very Human President
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A Very Human President

By Valenti, Jack

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket in protector which is taped to . the cloth of the book at the top and bottom of both flaps.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0393055523 . xii, 402 pages. Black and white photos and index. A first-hand account of the LBJ presidency by one of his closest confidants and advisors. .

$10.00

Noble Obsession:  Charles Goodyear, Thomas Hancock, and the Race to Unlock  the Greatest Industrial Secret of the Nineteenth Century
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Noble Obsession: Charles Goodyear, Thomas Hancock, and the Race to Unlock the Greatest Industrial Secret of the Nineteenth Century

By Slack, Charles

NY: Hyperion. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0786867892 . Quarter bound in black cloth. Inscribed by author on half title page. Acknowledgements and sources, bibliography, and index. The story of obsessed genius Charles Goodyear and his enduring pursuit to reinvent rubber into the indispensable product it is today. ; 274 pages; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Man Who Lives in Paradise:  The Autobiography of A. C. Gilbert
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The Man Who Lives in Paradise: The Autobiography of A. C. Gilbert

By Gilbert, A. C. ; McClintock, Marshall

NY: Rinehart & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Red and black cloth binding. Several pages of photographs. Autobiography by the multi-talented Mr. Gilbert, who won an Olympic gold in the pole vault, was a magician, businessman, big-game hunter, and inventor of the Erector sets. .

$25.00

Planting an Inheritance:  Life on a Pennsylvania Farm
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Planting an Inheritance: Life on a Pennsylvania Farm

By Peeples, Edwin A.

Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0811712060 . Quarter bound brown cloth. viii, 216 pages. An amusing and tender reminiscence of farm life in Chester County Pennsylvania . .

$10.00

Memorial Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in  Eulogy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Late a President of the United States
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Memorial Addresses in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Late a President of the United States

Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and have small white paint . flecks, endpapers foxed.. 1964. Hardcover. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Massachusetts Congressman Edward J. Patten and with masthead of one of his congressional newsletters with his portrait taped to front pastedown. Black cloth binding. ; 911 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related .

$40.00

Reminiscences of Tolstoy by His Son Count Ilya Tolstoy
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Reminiscences of Tolstoy by His Son Count Ilya Tolstoy

By Tolstoy, Ilya

NY: The Century Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, gift inscription on . front free endpaper.. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Translated by George Calderon. Navy cloth with lettering and elaborate knotwork design by Decorative Designers on front boards. Top edges gilt. Many photographs. A biography of the Russian author by his son. ; 407 pages .

$30.00

There Will be Wonderful Surprises
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There Will be Wonderful Surprises

By Surath, Avrom Karl

Sarasota, FL: Self Published. Very Good; Edges rubbed.. 2007. Second Printing. Softcover. 9780940376106 . xvii, 228 pages. Color photos. Biography of the late Cesareo Pelaez, Cuban magician, psychology instructor, and legendary Massachusetts performer. .

$16.00

Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick
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Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick

By Maverick, Mary A. ; Green, Rena Maverick (editor)

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Near Fine. 1989. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0803281595 . xv, 130 pages. Black and white photos. "Written in her old age, the memoirs of Mary A. Maverick describe, with unparalleled authenticity, the society of early San Antonio and family life on the Texas frontier." ( from back cover) .

$15.00

Life and Work of James G. Blaine:  Memorial Edition
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Life and Work of James G. Blaine: Memorial Edition

By Ridpath, John Clark; Connor, General Selden, Et Al

Cincinnati: Forshee & McMackin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and worn. Endpapers foxed.. 1893. Hardcover. The author was a Republican Congressman from Maine, who later served as Speaker of the House, a U. S. Senator, and Secretary of State. Many engravings and photos. Brown cloth with gilt decoration on front boards and spine. ; 505 pages .

$30.00

Actress
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Actress

By Mitchell, Yvonne

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good with no dust jacket; Head of spine chipped, spine cocked.. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Red boards with title stamped in silver on spine. Photos. Autobiography by British actress Yvonne Mitchell. Actress/director Ella Gerber's copy with her signature penciled on front free endpaper, along with a red stamp "Donated by Ella Gerber". ; 111 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated .

$30.00

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