Keyword:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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Talleyrand

By: "Cooper, Sir Alfred Duff"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, 1964

Edition: "(reprint, 1971"

Seller ID: 6-7T002

ISBN: 0224601326

Condition: GOOD+


"READING COPY. Interior - tight, bright, clean and square. Covers are scruffy with creasing, sunning and a few rips. 399 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

Mary Elizabeth Hawley

By: "Cruson, Daniel"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Newtown, CT", 1992

Seller ID: 4-DT038

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest soil to exterior. 20 page staple-bound booklet reprinted from 1992 issue of ""Rooster's Crow"", the newsletter of the Newtown (CT) Historical Society. 8 photos and family tree from Judge William Edmund (1755-1838) to Mary Hawley (1857 - 1930)" View more info

Mosby: Gray Ghost of the Confederacy

By: "Daniels, Jonathan (Albert Orbaan, illus.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1959

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-7T024

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Grey cloth with red lettering. Exterior, side page edges are rough cut. Softened spine ends, owner's name on front endpaper, #5 written on top exterior pages edges (grade 5?), foxing to end papers. Colorful dust jacket is present but seriously worn - light age soil, 1/2"" square missing from bottom corner, all edges are rubbed with small rips (which have been stabilized on the inside with clear tape).""From the moment John Singleton Mosby organized his band of Confederate raiders the men of the Union Army lived in terror of this guerilla... View more info

Lawrence de Arabia (Serie Clasicos Juveniles) (Collection Historias Color)

By: "Dooley, Elliot (Marcel Lagresa, adapt.) (Bosch Penalva, civer art) (Luis Castello Luque, illus.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1975

Seller ID: 10Y007

ISBN: 8402020186

Condition: FINE/ Very Good- slipcase


"As new - gift quality! But, slipcase has wear to the edges. Children's biography of Lawrence of Arabia, illustrated with comic book style full pages strips interspersed with the text. 123 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

Marietta Wetherill: Reflections on Life with the Navajos in Chaco Canyon

By: "Gabriel, Kathryn"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boulder, CO", 1992

Seller ID: 01H013

ISBN: 1555660908

Condition: FINE/ Near Fine


"As new except for mark from sticker removal inside front cover. DJ has shelfwear to edges. ""In the years after she moved to Chaco Canyon in 1897 with her husband Richard…who had previously discovered the Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde... Marietta Weatherill got to know the Navajos probably as intimately as a white person could...In 1953 (she) told the story of her life to a newspaper reporter who recorded it...bequeathing a priceless historical treasure to the future..."" 242 pages with bibliography, 9.25x6.25"" (23.5x15.9cm)." View more info

Jeanne dite jeanne d'arc

By: "Guillemin, Henri"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, 1970

Seller ID: 35T007

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ dj VG


"Tight, bright, clean interior, age toning to top exterior edges and sunning to dust jacket spine, square. Small rubbing and chipping to top edge of dust jacket spine. 3/4"" tear on bottom edge of spine hinge on both dj and book. Controversial biography of Joan of Arc which made her too human for some people's tastes. Text in French. 256 pages. " View more info

Hammarskjold

By: "Kelen, Emery"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1966

Seller ID: 5-1H006

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has slightly softened and faded spine ends. Clipped dust jacket is present but age-soiled, scratched and with small chips on spine ends. Biography of the former Secretary General of the United Nations." View more info

Milestone 50: Stories from India's Freedom Struggle

By: "Murthi, R.K."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", 1997

Edition: (reprint-1999)

Seller ID: 93T032

ISBN: 8125904743

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for inscription on first free page. 126 pages with quiz questions. Chapter book with short historical, biographical sketch and a personal story in each chapter about Indira Gandhi, Asutosh Mukherjee, Usha Mehta, Subhas Chandra Bose, Veer Savarkar, Chandrasekhar Azad, Vallabhbhai Patel, and more." View more info

Sequoyah: Cherokee Hero

By: "Oppenheim, Joanne (Bert Dodson, Illus.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Mahwah, NJ", 1979 copyright

Seller ID: 0NX004

ISBN: 0893751596

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for school stamp on first free page and tape damage to top and bottom of spine. The story of the invention of the written Cherokee alphabet. 48 pages (9.25""x7.5"")" View more info

The True Story of Pocahontas (Step into Reading: Step 2: Grades 1-3))

By: "Penner, Lucile Recht (Pamela Johnson, Illus.)"

Price: $3.95

Publisher: (no location), 2000

Seller ID: 7NH012

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality. ""Pocahantas was a brave, beautiful Indian princess."" Color illustrations on each page." View more info

Mission! - The Extraordinary Adventures of Sir Wilfred Grenfell

By: "Shannahan, Colleen (Raidel Bas, illus.)"

Price: $16.95

Seller ID: 5-0Y001

ISBN: 0978131304

Condition: FINE


"As new- gift quality! A biography, illustrated with drawings, photos and maps, of the young Doctor who left England to ""bring medical help to the rugged shores of northern Newfoundland and Labrador."" 72 indexed pages including a list of books by Dr. Grenfell and about Dr. Grenfell. Suitable as a ""read to"" for younger children and as a ""read by"" for stronger readers and adults." View more info

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Diary of an Early American boy: Noah Blake 1805

By: "Sloane, Eric"

Price: $12.11

Publisher: NY, 1974

Edition: (11th printing)

Seller ID: 4DT094

ISBN: 0345321006

Condition: FINE


"As new-gift quality! ""Part of the diary of Noah Blake, who was 15 in 1805, part a re-creation of the life that youngster in his circumstances would have lived-is a loving tribute to a vanished way of life…illustrated profusely with Sloane's pen-and-ink drawings""" View more info

The Communist Trail in America

By: "Spolansky, Jacob"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 1951

Edition: "(Signed, 3rd printing)"

Seller ID: 18H008

Condition: GOOD+ / Good DJ


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has wear to spine ends. ""A man tells how at one time or another, he trailed, met, or arrested most of the major figures on the American Communist scene.""" View more info

Churchill: A Profile

By: "Stansky, Peter (ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 1973

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-9T019

ISBN: 0809034476

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight bright, clean an square but has a chip on spine. The dust jacket is clean and crisp but has light shelfwear to top and bottom edges, a chip on the spine and bottom edge of back cover and a crease on the back. 14 selections of ""the best biographical and interpretive writing...by the subject's compatriots and contemporaries...""" View more info

Recollections of a Floating Life

By: "Sun, Patrick Pichi"

Price: $64.95

Publisher: "Taipei, Taiwan", 1973

Edition: (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 28H011

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, faint curl. Covers are rubbed and stained, with wear to spine ends and a reading crease on spine. ""recounts years of a Chinese diplomat who lives through a period of rapid transition in war-torn China. His career has its ample share of trials and tribulations. The narration of a rather complicated life is lightened and lighted by subtle wit and delicate humor..."". 187 pages" View more info

Bridge to the Sun

By: "Terasaki, Gwen"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", 1973

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NP007

ISBN: 02230003054615?

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean with faintest tilt. Owner's name and bookstore stamp on first title page. Light bump to bottom corner. Sticker shadow on front cover. The autobiography, and love story, of an American girl who married a Japanese diplomat in 1931. The story begins on December 7, at home, in Washington, DC." View more info

Assignment: Churchill

By: "Thompson, Inspector Walter H."

Price: $17.95

Publisher: NY, 1961

Seller ID: 6-1P006

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Rubbed cover edges and owner's stamp on first free page and exterior page edges. ""An unique, intimate view of Winston Churchill by the man who guarded him night ad day for 20 momentous years. " View more info

"Real People Series (#1): Peter Stuyvesant, Christopher Columbus, LaSalle, Captain John Smith, Roger Williams (5 booklets in slipcase)"

By: "Weir, Nolan, Emerson, Leighton, & Cottler (Pitz, Busoni, Paull, Stein, & Landau)"

Price: $40.00

Publisher: "Evanston, IL", 1950

Seller ID: 03X003

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ Very Good


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Teacher's name and class written on top corner of front cover or title page. Faint surface creases on back covers. Faint age soil to staple edge. Biographies of Columbus, LaSalle, Stuyvesant, Smith & Williams, from childhood(where known) through their lives, including a picture calendar placing each life in context in US History. Beautiful, color, wrap-around, illustrated cover. Black and white illustrations in interior. Chapter books, staple-bound, 36 pages, 8-5/8x6-3/8"" (21.9x15.9cm). Box slip case for set is solid but has light age soil and rubb... View more info