Category: Biography


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Eliza R. Barchus, the Oregon artist, 1857-1959

By: Agnes Barchus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binford & Mort Pub: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0053750

ISBN: 0832302457

Condition: Very Good Minus

Light edgewear and tiny scratches to rear cover. Price (?) inked out on first page. Promotional materials laid in. View more info

The River Runs Uphill

By: Aickman, Robert.

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Leyburn, Tartarus: 2014

Edition: First Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 56952

ISBN: 1905784686

Condition: Fine

1st expanded edition, limited to 350 cloth copies, Fine in Fine DJ. The second volume of Aickman's autobiography - A Story of Success and Failure. View more info

Upstream at the Mill

By: Baker, Denys Val

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0057188

ISBN: 071830098X

Condition: Fine

1st edition, Fine in Fine DJ. Biography by well known ghost story writer View more info

Neal in San Quentin

By: Cassady, Carolyn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Coventry, Beat Scene Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0057179

Condition: Fine

1st edition, wraps (chapbook), Fine. A six page extract from Cassady's "Off the Road: Twenty Years with Cassady, Kerouac & Ginsberg." View more info

Les Oeuvres De Monsieur De Crebillon, Nouvelle Edition (Three Volumes)

By: De Crebillon, Prosper Jolyot

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Houart & Moreau: 1749

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: 0056565

Condition: See Description

All volumes have rubbing and wear to extremities, some browning to endpapers, fading to gilt stamping on spines. Volume II has cracked leather at the joint. All have bookplates of William Lee Hartwell, presumably Sir William Lee, 4th Baronet (1726-1799) of Buckinghamshire. Text is in French. View more info

Horace Ward Bailey Vermonter

By: Fish, Frank L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Privately Printed: 1914

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 0050662

Condition: Good Plus

Number 95 of a limited edition of 125 copies. Leather is worn at extremities with tattering to top edge. Worn through to boards at corners. Marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Gift inscription on ffep. View more info

Elvis: His Life and Music with 4 CDs and Session Notes

By: Frew, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Friedman/Fairfax: 1994

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 0057283

ISBN: 1567991203

Condition: Fine

This set consists of the hardcover book and a hardcover folder containing four CDs and a booklet of session notes. These are all in a slipcase with a paste-down photo label of Elvis. The spine is numbered 30099. View more info

Some of My Heroes are Ladies: Women, Ages 85 to 101, tell About Life in the Texas Panhandle

By: George, Louise Carroll

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Gateway Press: 2003

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 0057978

Condition: Near Fine

Bookmark with photos of the women interviewed laid in. 285pp. View more info

Si Le Grain Ne Meurt

By: Gide, Andre

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Gallinard: 1924

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 0057564

Condition: Very Good

Three volumes, complete. The text had first been printed a few years earlier, in an edition limited to 13 copies for private distribution. Each volume is one of only 550 numbered copies printed on fine Van Gelder paper. This set is number 385. The binding is three quarter brown polished morocco, top edge gilt, spines lettered in gilt, marbled boards, marbled endpapers of a different pattern and raised bands by L. Malcorps. The original wrappers and spine have been bound in. Edgewear, Very Good. View more info

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Calamity Jane (Legends of the West)

By: Gilbert, Sara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Education: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0049718

ISBN: 1583413375

Condition: Fine

Glossy pictorial boards. View more info

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Annie Oakley (Legends of the West)

By: Gilbert, Sara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Education: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0049719

ISBN: 1583413340

Condition: Fine

Glossy pictorial boards. View more info

The Ebony Princesses of the Portland Rose Festival 1967-1982

By: Lenora C. Morris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Morris Scholarship, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 0056619

Condition: Very Good (see description)

Three tiny stains of cover and light edgewear. View more info

The City Lights Pocket poets series: A descriptive bibliography

By: Ralph T Cook

Price: $38.00

Publisher: La Jolla, CA, L. McGilvery/Atticus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0058506

ISBN: 0910938903

Condition: Very Good

1st edition, cloth state, slight edgewear & foxing, Very Good. View more info

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Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Ward)

By: Seitz, Don C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: 0050655

Condition: Very Good

Prefvious owner's bookplate and a small bit of foxing on endpapers. Inscribed an signed by the author on the ffep. Deckled edges with gilt top edge. View more info

The Biggs' Boys : The Story of Young Canadians Who Paid Their Way to England to Join the Royal Air Force During World War Two

By: Stofer, Ken

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Kenlyn Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 0057639

ISBN: 0969542410

Condition: Very Good Minus

Edgewear and minor soiling to covers, otherwise very good. View more info

Letters, written by the late Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; and Several of His Friends. From the Year 1703 to 1740 [1742].

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, T. Davies, C. Bathurst et al.: 1768

Edition: Sixth Edition/New Edition

Seller ID: 0056564

Condition: See Description

Volumes 1-3 (sixth edititon) printed in 1768, with notes by John Hawkesworth and covers the years through 1740. Printed for T. Davies, et al. Volumes 4-6 (new edition, corrected) printed in 1775, collected and revised by Deane Swift covers the years through 1742. Printed for C. Bathurst et al. All volumes have had the volume numbers on the spine removed. V. 1 & 3 have cracked leather at the joints, V. 2 has wormhole not affecting text and joint is cracked. V. 4 has cracked joint. V. 5 has cracked joint with leather starting to peel. V. 6 has half of title on spine missing. (see photo) View more info

La Secchia Rapita Di Alessandro Tassoni

By: Tassoni, Alessandro

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Parigi, Marcello Prault: 1768

Seller ID: 0056566

Condition: See Description

Wear to extremities and some loss of gilt decoration. Unusual blue endpapers. All edged gilt. Evidence of a tiny amount of insect damage at the joint and inside gutter. Text in Italian. View more info

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Merely Players: Stories of Stage Life

By: Tracy, Virgina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0050659

Condition: Very Good

Minor wear to extremities. Green cloth with gilt decorations. Binding tight. View more info