Keyword: BIOGRAPHY

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 435

Life of the Rev. Thomas Guthrie, Compiled Mostly from His Own Words

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Carter & Bros.: 1873

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 023348

Condition: Good


171pp. + 4pp. adverts. 1st American Edition. Original linen wraps, stamped in black. Biography of the Scottish social justice warrior. Frontispiece engraving of Guthrie. Half title loose in the binding. Ex-seminary library with the usual markings. Spine ends chipped. View more info

Remembering Farrah: Her Life in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Time People: 2009

Seller ID: 1650

Condition: Fine


80pp. Illustrated. A People magazine tribute to Farrah Fawcett. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Minutes Taken at the Several Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the Year 1821, 1822, 1823 (bound with) The Methodist Magazine for August 1818 (bound with) The Panoplist (bound with) Three Sermons Delivered in Sackett's Harbor in 1820

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, N. Bangs & T. Mason for the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1821

Seller ID: 019339

Condition: Very Good


44pp. + 40pp. + 51pp. + 281-320 + 433-472 + 15pp. + 13pp. + 15pp. Contemporary quarter leather (calf), blue paper covered boards. 5 copies of the 1822 Methodist Conference in OCLC Worldcat, 5 copies of 1823 The 1818 Methodist Magazine includes articles on apologetics, a translation of St. Basil's homily on The Faith, and a biography of Rev. James Rogers (Sussex, VA), a memoir of Mrs. Anna Nickerson, missions in the West Indies. The 1814 Panoplist includes the following items of interest: the carrying of mail on the Sabbath, valedictory address of Thomas H. Gallaudet. The sermons printed at Sac... View more info

Proceedings of the State of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, on the Life and Character of James Gillespie Blaine. Albany, February 13, 1893

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1893

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009206

Condition: Very Good


58pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Faint pencil strikes all over the front free endpaper and the front pastedown, but not easily seen because the endpapers are black. Some minor staining to the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Proceedings of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York on the Life, Character and Public Services of Roswell P. Flower. Albany April 3, 1900

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009207

Condition: Good


43pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Flower. The cloth is soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Collection of Tracts from the Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1832-1836, Nos. 131-187

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1832

Seller ID: 019836

Condition: Good


Bound volume of tracts numbered (in print) 131-187. Full brown cloth with red leather spine label, lettering stamped in gilt on the latter. All edges of the text block flecked with brown flecks, an innovation of the contemporary binder. Includes a yellow sheet tipped in at the back, part of a larger index for tracts #123-199 with some pencil notations to the same. Typical content, including several on temperance, early conversion stories to Methodism, 4th of July observance, the danger of entertainment, and sundry theological issues. One item of note is the biographical sketch titled, &#... View more info

Oswald Chambers; His Life and Work

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023782

Condition: Good


445pp. Frontispiece. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine ends worn. Spine and board reinforced with clear library tape. Ex-library with the usual markings. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. View more info

Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Arnot, Jr.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Government Printing Office: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020650

Condition: Very Good


38pp. Original gray cloth elborately stamped in blind with gilt lettering. Frontispiece engraved portrait with tissue guard. Frontispiece foxed. Corners bumped. Some scuffing and a few scattered, light stains to the boards. Arnot was a prominent citizen of Elmira, NY. View more info

The Letters of Archie Butt; Personal Aide to President Roosevelt

By: Abbott, Lawrence F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012229

Condition: Very Good


395pp. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the subject (rather than a portrait of A. Butt). Corners bumped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A. Woolcott; His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1945

Seller ID: 023695

Condition: Very Good


386pp. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Corners bumped. Jacket a bit edgeworn with several closed tears and chips. View more info

Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus

By: Aizenstat, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2001

Seller ID: 006335

Condition: Near Fine


346pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Provider, H.J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985

Condition: Near Fine


297pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Two corners bumped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

The Greatest, My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad & Richard Durham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022187

Condition: Very Good


416pp. Original gray paper over black cloth, lettering in red and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Some foxing to the top edge of the text block. White stain to the back panel of the jacket. View more info

Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography

By: Allen, Steve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1960

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011456

Condition: Very Good


432pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Pastedowns and endpapers foxed and offset. Corners bumped. The jacket is edgeworn and creased along the edges. There is one three inch closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Day John Died

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006346

Condition: Very Good


303pp. Illustrated. Library discard ink stamps on the endpapers. Not an ex-library copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Young Kate

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co.: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 016857

Condition: Near Fine


181pp. Illustrated. The jacket has a couple of tiny closed tears. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Julie Andrews

By: Arntz, James & Thomas S. Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 017265

Condition: Fine


237pp. Profusely illustrated. Foreword by Carol Burnett. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

When F.D.R. Died

By: Asbell, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1961

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006340

Condition: Near Fine


211pp. Illustrated. Bookplate of Helen and Emanuel Schapiro on the front pastedown. The jacket is unevenly and lightly browned. A nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Miracles Happen

By: Ash, Mary Kay

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, HarperPerennial: 1994

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 016483

Condition: Near Fine


193pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Lessons from a Father to His Son

By: Ashcroft, John & Gary Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Nashville, Thomas Nelson: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019474

Condition: Fine


225pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info