Category: BIOGRAPHY

Sort

Showing 81-100 of 162

Image for Wilbur and Orville and the Flying Machine

Wilbur and Orville and the Flying Machine

By: Marquardt, Max

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Raintree Publishers: 1989

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 40695

ISBN: 0817235302

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. One tiny finger smudge on title pg above large silver Britannica Book Clubs sticker in publishers space. 32 pp. A biography of the aviator brothers, for beginning readers. This is the story of Wilbur And Orville Wright. Also known as the Wright brothers. View more info

Image for Marco Polo  Why They Became Famous Series

Marco Polo Why They Became Famous Series

By: Marri, Noemi Vincini; Translated By Mary Lee Grisanti

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21203

ISBN: 0382068521

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with owner's name on fep, else fine inside and out showing negligible surface wear. View more info

Image for More Fun Between Falls  SIGNED

More Fun Between Falls SIGNED

By: Martin, Bella Hagner

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NH, Pretty Penny Farm Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33669

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover signed by author, her name only on title page, not signed to anybody in particular. 195 p. More Fun Between Falls is a continuation of the first book, Fun Between Falls. It is the story of Bella Hagner Martin pursuing her life after leaving her mother and her farm in Potomac, Maryland. She tells many tales and unique adventures as she travels through an exciting life. This second memoir also revolves around horses. View more info

Image for Journal of a Young Lady of Virginia 1787  SIGNED

Journal of a Young Lady of Virginia 1787 SIGNED

By: Mason, Emily V. Editor and Lee, Lucinda Journal Owner.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MD, John Murphy and Company for the benefit of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, Inc: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 34888

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in soiled brown cloth boards with faded gilt title. Corners sharp, internally crisp w/brown endpapers. Dedicated on blank 2nd endppr to: Madame A. Streck from her old friend The Editor (who was Emily V. Mason). 56 pp with a bound in paper advertising this and another book. On that paper I see that this volume was edited by Emily V. Mason. Lovely diary entries written by youthful Lucinda Lee beginning four years after the Revolutionary War had en... View more info

Image for Thomas Hutchinson and His Contemporaries

Thomas Hutchinson and His Contemporaries

By: Massachusetts Historial Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Massachusetts Historial Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19789

Condition: Fine


A fine 1st edition picture book by the Massachusetts Historial Society. Benjamin Franklin's sister was quite taken with Hutchinson who left America for England 200 years ago in 1974 never to return. The Massachusetts Historical Society issued this book devoted to him and his contemporaries, distributing it on May 17 at its 1974 Spring Reception, which opened a six-month-long exhibition on the same theme. 4 pp of text and 17 pp of art and manuscript reproductions in b/w.... View more info

Image for Faith In My Heart

Faith In My Heart

By: Maynard, Mollie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44287

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper with small repaired paper pull on foot of frt panel. Light foxing on fep. Story of Mollie Maynard, born in Frankfort Maine, spent a time w/her sister in an Orphanage, Mama remarries and they come home. She marries twice, ends up going to Lithuania with her first husband, treated coldly by the relatives, finds her way back to the states, remarries, etc. View more info

Image for Scott and His Men

Scott and His Men

By: Maynard, Sara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, St. Anthony Guild Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43160

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends. Illust sage green cloth w/black titles. Inner hinge papers cracked, 158 pg text fine w/tiny ink checkmark at upper tip of fep. Not exlib. An account of this adventure with an into by Admiral Sir Edward R.G.R. Evans, K.C.B., D.S.O., LL.D. View more info

Stanley & Livingstone

By: McCarthy, Mary Catherine; Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1970

Seller Id: 45977

Condition: Very Good


Very good softcover in illustrated card covers showing a touch of browning at text periphery. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. Social Sciences book for kids to read and learn about explorers, what they do, how they dress, duties, etc. View more info

Image for A Monk Swimming. A Memoir  SIGNED w/add'l Letter Laid In

A Monk Swimming. A Memoir SIGNED w/add'l Letter Laid In

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1998

Edition: Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26953

ISBN: 0786863986

Condition: Fine


7th printing hardcover. Author's presentation copy, signed on title page "To Pat A man with a heart and a grand man with the pen. Blessings, Malachy McCourt 21st Sept 1999. Also included is a signed letter from McCourt : Dear Pat, Many thanks for your splendid piece last week. It was a pleasure to meet you. I assure you that whatever clouds are darkening your life will pass slowly but they will pass. Blessings, Malachy McCourt. Malachy McCourt, who has habitually reg... View more info

Image for If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln

If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln

By: McGovern, Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1974

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller Id: 45748

ISBN: 0590419501

Condition: Very Good


Nice straight, landscape format 79 pp paperback with color loss at tips and spine ends. Tidy former owner's name at head of title page and inside cover. Illustrated throughout with black shaded line drawings of Abe answering a young child's questions throughout the text. Questions like: Did you work hard on the frontier? What did you do for fun? What was a store in New Salem like? How would you mail a letter? and much more. View more info

Image for Spizzerinktum All Day Tales From A Southwestern Boyhood  w/Presentation Card Laid In

Spizzerinktum All Day Tales From A Southwestern Boyhood w/Presentation Card Laid In

By: McKinney, Robert M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28617

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition paperback (of 1000 copies). 2 small soil dots on stiff french flap card covers, internally as new. 67 pp. Printed for the friends of Marielle and Robert McKinney and the Santa Fe New Mexican, Christmas 1998. Printed presentation card from the author is laid in. McKinney was a poet, diplomat, and longtime publisher of the New Mexican. View more info

Image for Right Turns  Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life

Right Turns Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life

By: Medved, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Forum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29434

ISBN: 1400051878

Condition: As New


Stunning, crisp, gift quality 1st edition hardcover. Not remaider, not exlib. Unread and mint. "Michael Medved provides an important and distinctive perspective on popular culture - fierce, fearless, funny, and formidable." - Mel Gibson. View more info

Image for Robert Southey's Life of Nelson  Longmans English Classics

Robert Southey's Life of Nelson Longmans English Classics

By: Miller, Edwin L., A. M. Editor with Notes & Intro

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green and Co.,: 1898

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 44555

Condition: Very Good


Third printing, first was July 1896. Brown cloth with title framed in red with small emblem of a sailing ship, title on spine hard to read but remains legible. Sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Ghosting from erased owner's name on endpps, text has occasional foxing and few unobtrusive check marks or tidy underlining in pencil. Crescent shaped chip on upper tip of rep. 302 pp includes glossary and index to notes, last few pp are publisher's pitches for other publications... View more info

Image for The Art And Imagination Of Langston Hughes

The Art And Imagination Of Langston Hughes

By: Miller, R. Baxter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, The University Press of Kentucky: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27660

ISBN: 0813116627

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover with rep removed, DJ in mylar glued to pastedowns, no call tag on backstrip or lib stickers on boards anywhere. 149 pp. Langston Hughes was one of the most important American writers of his generation, and one of the most versatile, producing poetry, fiction, drama and autobiography. In this innovative study, R. Baxter Miller explores Hughes' life and art to enlarge our appreciation of his contribution to American Letters. View more info

Image for Trooper Tales #2. The Book With More Bizarre, Odd and Funny Short Stories  SIGNED

Trooper Tales #2. The Book With More Bizarre, Odd and Funny Short Stories SIGNED

By: Mitchell, Roger Wills Sr. Retired Master Trooper and Sheriff

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Branner Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28676

ISBN: 0974137219

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition signed by author on fep: To Tomi & Wendy. Hope You Enjoy the Book! I Know These Are True. Roger W. Mitchell, Sr. March 25, 2006. 109 p. Author served with the VA State Police and shares stories of his work experiences. View more info

Image for Abraham Lincoln  Why They Became Famous Series

Abraham Lincoln Why They Became Famous Series

By: Monchieri, Lino; Translated By Mary Lee Grisanti

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21204

ISBN: 0382068556

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with owner's name on fep, else fine inside and out showing negligible surface wear. 60 pp. Others in the Why They Became Famous Series available at our store. View more info

Image for Christopher Columbus Why They Became Famous Series

Christopher Columbus Why They Became Famous Series

By: Monchieri, Lino; Translated By Mary Lee Grisanti

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21205

ISBN: 0382068513

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with owner's name on fep, else fine inside and out showing negligible surface wear. Others in the Why They Became Famous Series available at our store. 62 pp. View more info

Image for Lead Me To The Exit  SIGNED

Lead Me To The Exit SIGNED

By: Moore, Ellen C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Ariadne Press: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 24749

ISBN: 0918056012

Condition: As New


Gift quality First Edition, Volume is signed by the author. Excellent HC W/DJ. Only the most minor of edgewear to age-toned white background illust dust jacket. Volume is pristine. Green cloth boards with title stamped on spine in silver. Perfectly tight and intact. 208 pp. In this book, the author "Recounts her trials as domestic servant for a family of grotesques in New York City, her term at a fundamentalist college which agreed to teach and feed and house her for... View more info

Image for A Long Fight With A Short Stick

A Long Fight With A Short Stick

By: Moore, Verne

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Brandon Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37475

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover with only minimal bumping at foot of spine. Powder blue dust jacket with black lettering displays beautifully in new mylar. 135 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A book to be enjoyed by both the young who will never experience the vanished life of the early part of the century and by those who did live it and look back with nostalgia on those departed days. View more info

Image for Three Weeks In October  The Manhunt For The Serial Sniper  SIGNED

Three Weeks In October The Manhunt For The Serial Sniper SIGNED

By: Moose, Charles A.; Fleming, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton Children's Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40409

ISBN: 0525947779

Condition: Fine


Fine glossy 1st edition hardcover in unclipped dj showing negligible surface wear from storage, appears unread. Signed by author on title page: Bennett: Thank you for your support. Charles A. Moose 9-25-03. 322 pp account of the serial sniper who wounded and killed random citizens of Washington DC, MD and VA in 2002. View more info