Keyword:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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Image for Henry Adams: Novels: Mont Saint Michel; The Education - Democracy: An American Novel; Esther: A Novel; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Education of Henry Adams; Poems

Henry Adams: Novels: Mont Saint Michel; The Education - Democracy: An American Novel; Esther: A Novel; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Education of Henry Adams; Poems

By: "Adams, Henry"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: LIBRARY OF AMERICA: ©1983

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 9NT040

ISBN: 0940450127

Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ


"As new except for @ a dozen folded page corners and Strand sticker inside front cover. The Education is the 1919 Pulitzer Prize winner by the grandson & great-grandson of 2 American Presidents which was originally self-published; Democracy was originally published anonymously and pirated by many; Mont St. Michel & Chartres is a classic in both art history and American literature. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine, printed endpapers, bound-in ribbon bookmark, 1246 pages, 8x5"" (20.3x13cm)" View more info

Paginas Autobiograficas: Mariano Azuela (Coleccion Popular #134)

By: "Azuela, Mariano (Francisco Monterde, Prologo)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1974

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 17P007

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint roughnees to 1 edge of front cover. ""autobiografico escritas por el doctor Mariano Azuela desde su mocedad hasta la plenitud en que termino, con su vida, la carrera del novelista de la Revolucion Mexicana…"" Text in Spanish, 276 pages." View more info

"Jack London Echoes, Vol. IV, December, 1984"

By: "Bates, D. Michael (ed.)"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: "Chester, SC", 1984

Seller ID: 20T007

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, soiled exterior, faint curl to outside edge. Light bump to bottom, outside corner. The final issue of this journal devoted to everything about Jack London. 124 illustrated pages." View more info

Blaise Cendrars: homme libre poete au coeur du monde

By: "Buhler, Jean"

Price: $58.95

Publisher: Bienne/ Switzerland, ©1960

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 97T021

Condition: NEAR FINE/Good


"Tight, tanned page edges, clean, square. Bookstore sticker on title page. Occasional faint pencil lines in margins. Black with gilt. DJ is intact but has chipping on exterior edges + @2cm rip on end of each spine hinge and @1cm rip on hinge of front flap. 154+ pages, 7-3/8x5"" (18.7x13cm) Text in French." View more info

Ricardo Palma (Los Que Hicieron El Peru #23)

By: "Callo, Oswaldo Hoguin (Percy Cayo Cordova, Ed.)"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Lima, Peru", 1987

Seller ID: 02T041

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light wear to edges. Peruvian author, scholar, and librarian. - Short biography. 1833 - 1919. 63 pages with Bibliography. Text in Spanish. " View more info

La Fontaine par lui -meme

By: "Clarac, Pierre"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1961

Seller ID: 21T001

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Initials and date on first free page. Reading crease on spine, light shelfwear to covers. 191 pages including chronologie, bibliographie, illustrations en noir." View more info

Adolphe suivi de Cecile

By: "Constant, Benjamin"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: c1957

Seller ID: 17P019

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Edgewear to exterior. Reading crease on spine. Roman autobiogarphique. Text in French. 181 pages. " View more info

Motherlant ou L'Homme Encombre de Dieu avec des remarques par Henry De Motherlant de l'Academie francaise

By: "De Beer, Jean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", ©1963

Seller ID: 03T011

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest of age soil to exterior, slight curl. Reading creases on spine. Gift inscription with illegible signature for PEN conference (1963) and Jean De Beers card from same conference (enclosed). Illustrated with many back and white photos. Portrait-Dialogue. Text in French. 448 pages, 7-7/8x5-3/4"" (20x13.6cm)." View more info

Rabelais par lui-meme (collection ecrivains de toujours n°48)

By: "De Dieguez, Manuel"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1968

Seller ID: 18T005

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Hinge crease, faint age soil to exterior and owner's name and date on first free page. 184 pages plus Bibliography." View more info

Correspondence Generale Premiere Partie Lettres Inedites a Louis De Narbonne Tome II Volume I

By: "de Stael,. Madame (Beatrice W. Jasinski, ed.)"

Price: $58.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1960

Edition: (signed - limited editon)

Seller ID: 97T024

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Inscription to Marc et Jacqueline Chadourne signed by editor. Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, slight curl. Sunned spine and some minor spotting on exterior page edges. 304 pages with index, 8.5x5.25"" ( 21.6x+L913.3cm) Text in French." View more info

Looking Back: An Autobiographical Excursion

By: "Douglas, Norman"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: NY, 1933

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-4H006

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, slight tilt to spine, no dust jacket. Softened spine ends, starting to fray. Rough spots inside front and back cover where book plates have been removed, Autobiography of British author (1868 - 1952) who spent his life one jump ahead of scandal and whose works and person appeared in the fiction of other prominent authors of his day (Joyce, Nabokov, Burgess, Davies). " View more info

Ostinato

By: "Forets, Louis-Rene des"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 1947

Seller ID: 3NT010

ISBN: 271522012X

Condition: FINE


"As new except for tiny corner bump. ""Le gris argent du matin, l'architecture des arbres perdus dans l'essaim de leurs feuilles."" Text in French." View more info

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The Notebooks of Robert Frost

By: "Frost, Robert (Robert Faggen, ed.)"

Price: $13.75

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", HARVARD UNIV PR: 2009

Seller ID: 17H002

ISBN: 067403466X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight curl to front cover and 3 pages with folded corners. ""an inveterate note-taker penning thousands of intense aphoristic thoughts, observations, and meditations…unprecedented insight into Frost's complex and often highly contradictory thinking about poetics, politics, education, psychology, science, and religion..."" 810 annotated, indexed pages. Oversized and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International shipping." View more info

The Journals of Andre Gide - Volume III 1928-1939

By: "Gide, Andre (Justin O'Brien, trans.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 1949

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 4-9H004

Condition: GOOD- / Fair dj


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Blue cloth with gilt, but gilt on spine is mostly worn away. Gift inscription on first free page. Faint age soil to exterior page edges. Unclipped dust jacket is present but age soiled, tattered along edged and folds and tape repaired on inside." View more info

Conversations with Capote

By: "Grobel, Lawrence James A. Michener, foreword)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1985

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 09H014

ISBN: 0453004946

Condition: FINE/Fine


"As new except for slight tilt in fine unclipped Dust Jacket. ""extraordinary conversations, recorded over the last two years of Truman Capote's life, the genius that elevated talk to art and gossip to literature lives on…""" View more info

Corneille par lui-meme

By: "Herland, Louis"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: France,

Seller ID: 17P020

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Reading crease on spine. Owner's name on first free page. Text in French. 192 pages. " View more info

L'Aventure ambigue

By: "Kane, Cheikh Hamidou"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1961

Edition: (1979 printing)

Seller ID: 97P021

ISBN: 2264008342

Condition: FINE


As new except for occasional underlining. Text in French. View more info

The Diary of Selma Lagerlof

By: "Lagerlof, Selma (Velma Swanston Howard, trans.)(Johan Bull, illus.)"

Price: $5.99

Publisher: "Garden city, NY", 1936

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 5-4H005

Condition: FAIR


"Reading copy. Ex-library with expected markings. No dust jacket. Tight, light age toning of pages, slight tilt. Transfer stains on cream colored cloth cover. Softened spine ends starting to fray. Diary of 15-year-old Selma Lagerlof, who grew up to be a Swedish Nobel prize winning author" View more info

"Harold Nicholson, Volume One 1886-1929"

By: "Lees-Milne, James"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1987

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-OT027

ISBN: 0241123542

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean with slight tilt, 2 folded page corners, faintest surface crease on bottom corner of back cover and a few spots on top exterior page edges. First of a 2 part biography covering his early life to 1929 - from childhood to his marriage to Vita Sackville-West, through his years in the diplomatic service and the beginnings of his literary career." View more info

Paul Claudel par lui-meme

By: "Lesort, Paul-Andre"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: France, 1963

Seller ID: 6-2P010

ISBN: 0320051773

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior, square. Neat underlining in ink throughout. Text in FRENCH. Biography of 192 indexed, annotated, illustrated pages including Bibliographies of his work and works about him, and Chronologie of his life and work." View more info