Category: Biography


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Provincetown, 1949-1965 A Photographic Memoir by Jules Aarons

By: Aaron, Jules

Price: $27.79

Publisher: Boston Public Library, 2002

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 45 pages. View more info

Being Little in Cambridge When Everyone Else Was Big

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell

Price: $8.16

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century, 1936

Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner gift notation. 280 pages. Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (Mrs. Fordyce Coburn) (1872-1958), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a nationally recognized American author. Abbott is the daughter of clergyman Edward Abbott, who edited the journal Literary World; and granddaughter of noted children's author of Jacob Abbott. She was a frequent contributor to The Ladies' Home Journal. She went on to publish seventy-five short stor... View more info

The History of Napoleon Bonaparte with Maps and Illustrations Volumes I + II

By: Abbott, John Stevens Cabot (1805-1877)

Price: $53.32

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers, 1855

Complete in 2 volumes. Brown blindstamped cloth, gold pictorial decorations. Two engraved frontispiece portraits of Napoleon. Badly worn, binding in need of repair. Spine cloth torn and tattered, missing large sections. Board edges worn through. Interior very good with large easy to read text, and in text illustrations, a few isolated foxing spots. 611 + 666 pages. View more info

The Memoirs of Orval M. Adam

By: Adam, Orval Michael

Price: $134.35

Publisher: Self Published, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Mary Dee Yeo .

Signed by Mary Dee Yeo. 1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 214 pages. Orval M. Adam, age 76, longtime Flossmoor resident, recently of Olympia Fields, passed away Wednesday, April 18 in Ft. Myers, FL. Retired C.F.O. of the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad. Distinguished Alumni of Canisius College, Graduate of Georgetown University Law School. Former Trustee-Village of Flossmoor. Husband of Mary 'Dee' Yeo. Orval was writing this memoir when he died. Last entry was s... View more info

My America 1928-1938

By: Adamic, Louis

Price: $86.47

Publisher: Harper, 1938

Edition: 1st Edition.

1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 1938 New York Times book review by R. L. Duffus is inserted. 669 pages. Louis Adamic's American decade, a volume of varied impressions, opinions and reminisciences covering 1928 to 1938. View more info

Charles Francis Adams 1835-1914 An Autobiography

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $38.35

Publisher: Houghton MIfflin Co., 1916

Edition: 4th Printing.

Moderate general wear. Minor waterstains. 224 pages. View more info

Harry Hopkins: A Biography

By: Adams, Henry Hitch; H. Averill Harriman (Foreword)

Price: $11.87

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam, 1977

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 448 pages. The life story of the man behind FDR, the New Deal and Allied strategy in World War II. View more info

Pacific Lady: The First Woman to Sail Solo across the World's Largest Ocean (Outdoor Lives)

By: Adams, Sharon Sites; Coates, Karen; Reeves, Randall (Foreword)

Price: $8.16

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 2008

Nice Firm Clean copy ! 193 pages. View more info

The Genius of Lemuel Shaw: Expounder of the Common Law

By: Adlow, Elijah

Price: $12.96

Publisher: Massachusetts Bar Association], 1962

Moderate general wear. Text pages have pencil underlining. Has bookplate. 388 pages. Chief Justice Massachusetts Supreme Court 1830-1860. His great abilities had full scope for making the law on such matters as water power, railroads and other public utilities. Probably no other state judge has so deeply influenced commercial and constitutional law throughout the nation. View more info

One Man's Journey, A Memoir: Family Roots, Early Days, World War II

By: Ahrens, John B.

Price: $21.07

Publisher: John B. Ahrens, 2003

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 238 pages. View more info

Memoirs of the Court of King James the First

By: Aikin, Lucy

Price: $57.55

Publisher: London, UK, Longman, Hurst, Ress, Orme and Brown, 1822

Edition: 1st Edition. 1st Printing.

Full brown leather, gold decor. Moderate general wear. Bindings cracked on gutter at front board. Foxing around frontspiece. 444 + 413 pages. View more info

Memoirs of the Court of King Charles the First: Two Volumes

By: Aikin, Lucy

Price: $88.32

Publisher: London, UK, Longman, Rees, Orme, etc., 1833

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Full brown leather, gold decor. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 544 + 611 pages. View more info

Il Libro D'Oro of Those Whose Names Are Written in the Lamb's Book of Life

By: Alexander, Francis, Mrs., Translator; Not Illustrated (Illustrator)

Price: $15.31

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company, 1905

4 ribbed Brown leather gold decorated spine and board tips, gold bordered marbled paper covered boards, top page ends gold gilt, marbled endpapers. Moderate general wear. Wear at spine ends and board tips, some cracking at spine/front board border. 489 pages. Selections from 'The Lives of the Holy Fathers' Venice 1623, 'The Wonders of God in His Saints' Bologna 1693 and 'The Perfect Legendary of the Lives and Works of Our Lord Jesus Christ and of All the Saints' Venice 1... View more info

Image for Shooter: An Autobiography : The Life and Times of Bob Allen

Shooter: An Autobiography : The Life and Times of Bob Allen

By: Allen, Bob

Price: $8.40

Publisher: Eakin Pr, 2001

Nice Firm Clean copy ! 451 pages. View more info

Bingham, Dana & Gould: a Centennial History

By: Allen, David Grayson

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Thomas Todd, Boston, 1991

Nice Firm Clean copy ! 195 pages. View more info