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Biography, Memoir, & Diary

Biography, Memoir, & Diary

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Sketches from the Ranch:   A Montana Memoir, Aadland, Dan; Carpenter, Nik
1 Aadland, Dan; Carpenter, Nik Sketches from the Ranch: A Montana Memoir
Dust jacket is rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Sketches, both verbal and with pen and ink, of ranch life in Montana. A nice, copy, virtually As New. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 259 pages. F2 Howell Book House 1998 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29464 
Price: 16.50 USD
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RJ: Robinson Jeffers, a Portrait, Adamic, Louis & Garth Sherwood Jeffers (Foreword)
2 Adamic, Louis & Garth Sherwood Jeffers (Foreword) RJ: Robinson Jeffers, a Portrait
Fine press printing of a work first published in 1929. No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Book includes the original glassine jacket, which has small edge tears, half-inch chip at head of spine, long tear along the crease of the front flap. Printed letterpress on Rives and Fabriano papers, with handcolored initials and chapter numerals. . Short biography of the poet. Also includes a Foreword by Garth Jeffers and a section of b/w photographs. SIGNED BY GARTH JEFFERS, this is Copy Number 35 of this limited edition of 265 copies. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by One Author. C4 Covelo, CA. Covelo, CA Carolyn and James Robertson & Yolla Bolly Press 1983 Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 21321 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Return to Earth, Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz" & Wayne Warga
3 Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz" & Wayne Warga Return to Earth
Dust jacket has several small chips and tears and related edge creasing, is rubbed, still attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Extremities of blue boards and spine are faded. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Return to Earth has at least two meanings: Buzz Aldrin's return from his historic moon walk and his return from clinical depression and other mental and emotional problems. This is his story. NOT a book club edition; price on jacket is $7.95. Stated first edition with number line ending in 2, as Random House designates its first editions. A solid copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 338 pages. S4 NY. NY Random House 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 27231 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
4 Anderson, Sherwood A Story Teller's Story
The tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, w many of his experiences and impressions among other writers -- told in many notes -- in four books and an Epilogue. Delicate paper dust jacket is chipped, lightly water stained, torn, back piece is completely severed but present, now protected with fresh mylar cover and still attractive. Original brown cloth covers, bookplate inside front cover, along w small bookseller's sticker. Binding tight and square, pages clean and slightly yellowed. . Memoirs of one of America's finest writers. This is the second printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. D6 New York. New York B. W. Huebsch 1924 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 12855 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Miniature Essays: Alfredo Casello, Anonymous
5 Anonymous Miniature Essays: Alfredo Casello
Dark gray wrappers are slightly faded at extremities, still Fine. . This little booklet provides a short biography of Casella in French and English. Illustrated with a photo of Casella pasted onto the verso of the title page and a poster and music from Pupazzetti -- "fantastically grotesque marionnette pieces." Includes two pages of adverts. 16p. . Trade PB. 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall. 16 pages. T2 London. London J. & W. Chester 1923 Pamphlet Fine with no dust jacket 20108 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Miniature Essays: G. Francesco Malipiero, Anonymous
6 Anonymous Miniature Essays: G. Francesco Malipiero
Light gray wrappers are slightly faded at extremities, no other defects, still Fine. . This little booklet provides a short biography of Casella in French and English. Illustrated with a photo of Malipiero pasted onto the verso of the title page and a poster and two pages of music from his composition L'Orfeo. Includes a few pages of adverts. 24p. . Trade PB. 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall. 24 pages. T2 London. London J. & W. Chester 1922 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 20109 
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Miniature Essays: Manuel De Falla, Anonymous
7 Anonymous Miniature Essays: Manuel De Falla
Purple wrappers, are slightly faded at extremities, serious corner bump and lesser bumps to bottom edge, a few tiny light (tea? ) stains at bottom edge of the first few pages. . This little pamphlet provides a short biography of de Falla in French and English. Illustrated with a photo of de Falla pasted onto the verso of the title page and a poster and music from the ballet El Amor Brujo. Includes four pages of adverts. . Trade PB. 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall. 20 pages. T2 London. London J. & W. Chester 1922 Pamphlet Very Good with no dust jacket 20041 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Damon - Living A Dream, Bailey, Damon & Wendell Trogdon
8 Bailey, Damon & Wendell Trogdon Damon - Living A Dream
No defects. Book is New. . "No one, ever, has had the impact on Indiana basketball that Damon Bailey has had" [jacket quote]. This a flawless copy, gift quality. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 199 pages. F2 Backroads Press 1995 1st Edition Softcover As New 29482 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Benjamin Fuller and Some of His Descendants 1765-1958, Banta, R. E
9 Banta, R. E Benjamin Fuller and Some of His Descendants 1765-1958
Bound in red cloth, fore-edge of pages untrimmed. Foxing to paper label glued to front cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Book is in beautiful condition; presumably invaluable for genealogical study of the Fuller family. Benjamin Fuller was born in 1765, in or near Granville County, North Carolina. This IS NOT an ex-library book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 143 pages. G7 Crawfordsville, IN. Crawfordsville, IN Self Published; Howell-Goodwin Printing Co. 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 25728 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Sunday Morning in Fascist Spain A European Memoir, 1948-1953, Barnstone, Willis
10 Barnstone, Willis Sunday Morning in Fascist Spain A European Memoir, 1948-1953
Two slightly bumped corners. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. Unread. . "An elegantly gripping 'moveable feast' about an entire generation of writers. " An oversized, high quality softcover. Elaborately INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by the author. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 280 pages. Signed by Author. M1 Carbondale. Carbondale Southern Illinois U Press 1995 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 16633 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Thomas Jefferson (In Slipcase), Bernstein, R. B.
11 Bernstein, R. B. Thomas Jefferson (In Slipcase)
No defects of any kind. Book is new and unread. . This is the gorgeous Folio Society edition of an acclaimed biography of Thomas Jefferson. Quarter-bound in cloth with printed paper-covered front cover. Includes a frontispiece and 16 pages of plates, all in full color and printed on coated paper. Brown slipcase is also in perfect condition, New, . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. T1 London. London Folio Society 2008 Hardcover New with no dust jacket 27424 
Price: 45.00 USD
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J.M. Barrie & The Lost Boys  The Love Story that Gave Birth to Peter Pan, Birkin, Andrew
12 Birkin, Andrew J.M. Barrie & The Lost Boys The Love Story that Gave Birth to Peter Pan
Dust jacket is price-clipped and is slightly rubbed, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the First American Edition. A newspaper review of the book is laid in. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 323 pages. T0 Clarkson N. Potter 1979 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 31187 
Price: 40.00 USD
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William James:   The Center of His Vision, Bjork, Daniel W.
13 Bjork, Daniel W. William James: The Center of His Vision
Dust jacket is rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Author attempts to reconstruct the creative life of William James. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 338 pages. G1 Columbia Univ Pr 1988 0231056745 / 9780231056748 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29632 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Heinrich Boll on His Death:   Selected Obituaries and the Last Interview, Boll, Heinrich
14 Boll, Heinrich Heinrich Boll on His Death: Selected Obituaries and the Last Interview
No defects. Covers are clean and unworn, binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked. Book appears unread. . Includes four articles on Boll, his Nobel address delivered on May 2, 1973, his last interview (with Margarete Limberg) and several short obituaries. In English. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 63 pages. j3 Inter Nationes Bonn 1985 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 23193 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Mussolini: the Wild Man of Europe, Bond, John
15 Bond, John Mussolini: the Wild Man of Europe
Frontispiece, 39 photos. Black buckram cover, photo plate of Mussolini tipped on front cover, gilt on spine is dulled but still quite readable. Binding very tight and square, pages clean. . Biography of Mussolini, concentrating on his adult life and rise to power. Published before the rise of Hitler, the Third Reich and World War Two. Illustrated with photos, this is the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 206 pages. D6 Washington, D. C. . Washington, D. C. Independent Publishing Co. 1929 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 12850 
Price: 16.50 USD
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High, Wide and Lonesome, Borland, Hal
16 Borland, Hal High, Wide and Lonesome
Blue illustrated dust jacket has light edgewear, pinhole on spine, all four corners clipped, still handsome, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Boards of book are faded at extremities, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Hal Borland writes about his boyhood as part of a homesteading family in Eastern Colorado. A nice copy of the first edition, as stated on the copyright page. Scarce in this condition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 251 pages. J6 Lippincott 1956 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 30155 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Life of Gotama the Buddha:  Compiled Exclusively from the Pali Canon, Brewster, E. H.
17 Brewster, E. H. The Life of Gotama the Buddha: Compiled Exclusively from the Pali Canon
Original green cloth covers are somewhat wrinkled, gilt titles to spine are dulled, gilt titles to front cover are bright. Extremities of cover are rubbed in spots. Owner name to first endpaper, no other writing in text. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A solid copy of the first ediiton. . Trubner's Oriental Series Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 243 pages. F3 London. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner 1926 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 25222 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History, Brodie, Fawn
18 Brodie, Fawn Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History
Faint vertical crease down spine, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in maroon cloth, bright gilt titles to spine. Stated first edition. . Biography of Thomas Jefferson. Brodie’s biography was the first such to construct a convincing case that Jefferson was the father of children by his slave Sally Hemings. Laid in is a typed letter from the author and SIGNED by her, to a reader (Emily Henning) who had commented on the book. A solid, attractive collectible copy of the first edition. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 591 pages. D7 WW Norton 1974 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 29183 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Brome, Vincent Havelock Ellis: Philosopher of Sex: a Biography
Back panel of jacket is scratched and rubbed, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. . Biography of "The English Freud." . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 271 pages. B4 London. London Routledge 1979 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 21080 
Price: 16.50 USD
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20 Bullock, Alan / Woodings, R. G. 20TH CENTURY CULTURE A Biographical Companion
Covers are a bit stressed and rubbed at edges. Spine is uncreased, pages are crisp, tight, and clean. . An excellent biographical work dealing with major Twentieth Century writers, artists, scientists, inventors, performers, religious figures and other major contributors to culture. Each bibliography is several hundred words in length and there are perhaps 2000 of them included. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 865 pages. On reference shelf Harper & Row 1983 0060152486 / 9780060152482 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 17611 
Price: 11.50 USD
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