On these two pages you will find the 591 biographies that are in our computers as of January 10, 2011.   You will find this list sorted by who the book is about (annotated at the beginning of the listing) - except at the beginning are a few titles that are general (or I forgot to catalogue the subject in a special field), and not just on one individual. Enjoy browsing, and remember that it is easy to place an order.

1. Avrich, Paul, ANARCHIST PORTRAITS, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1988), B&W illustrations, 316pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0691006091 Probes the lives and personalities of representative participants of the anarchist movement., (Order No: 57332 ), $15.00

2. Bullock, Alan and Woodings, R. B. (editors), TWENTIETH-CENTURY CULTURE: A BIOGRAPHICAL COMPANION, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1983) 1st ed, 865pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060152486 An indispensable source of information about some two thousand men and women who have contributed to every aspect of modern thought and culture, from architecture to zoology., (Order No: 13344 ), $10.00

3. Brendon, Piers, EMINENT EDWARDIANS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1980 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 255pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039529195X The cast of characters include: Lord Northcliffe, the creator of modern journalism, who became the victim of his own megalomania; Arthur Balfour, Prime Minister and anti-Semitic aristocrat who inspired the Declaration that changed the face of the Middle East; Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, the "Suffragette Queen," whose personal gentility contrasted oddly with her militant activities as a feminist; General Baden-Powell, hero of the siege of Mafeking and the quite peculiar leader under whom the boy Scout movement spread around the globe., (Order No: 14275 ), $4.00

4. Bliven, Bruce, THE FINISHING TOUCH, Dodd, Mead, & Company, New York, (1978) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 215pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0396075347 A PORTRAIT GALLERY OF PERFECTIONISTS AND THEIR TRIUMPHS, INCLUDING THE REBUILDING OF AVERY FISHER HALL., (Order No: 28213 ), $6.00

5. Benabou, Marcel (translated by Steven Rendall), JACOB, MENAHEM, AND MIMOUN: A FAMILY EPIC, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, (1998), 224pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803212852 Originally published in French as JACOB, MENAHEM ET MIMOUN: UNE EPOPEE FAMILIALE., (Order No: 44475 ), $7.50

6. Bolton, Sarah K. (edited by her son), SARAH K. BOLTON: PAGES FROM AN INTIMATE AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Thomas Todd Company, Boston, MA, 1923, B&W illustrations, 156pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), One of 210 copies. The Bolton's lived in Cornwall Village, Connecticut., (Order No: 54718 ), $40.00

7. Benjey, Tom, KEEP A-GOIN' - THE LIFE OF LONE STAR DIETZ, Tuxedo Press, Carlisle, PA, (2006), B&W illustrations, 356pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0977448614 "Lone Star Dietz was one of the most colorful and capable personalities in college football's fabled past.", (Order No: 57011 ), $25.00

8. Canfield, Cass, THE SIX: PORTRAITS OF THE MEN WHO DEVELOPED OUR EARLY REPUBLIC INTO THE NATION LINCOLN UNITED, Micawber, Classic Press, Prescott, AZ, (1983), B&W illustrations, 104pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0068588017 Portraits of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, John Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Andrew Jackson, and, Martin Van Buren., (Order No: 38234 ), $12.50

9. Ciccone, F. Richard, CHICAGO AND THE AMERICAN CENTURY, Contemporary Books, Lincolnwood, IL, (1999) 1st ptg, 456pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0809226758 The fascinating stories of the 100 Chicagoans who had the greatest impact on America in the twentieth century., (Order No: 38567 ), $10.00

10. Cohen, Jack, THE BOOK OF ALL-TIME GENIUS, Borderlands Press, Grantham, NH, 2001, 285pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1880325306 Representing more than 40 years of research, this book invites you to meet more than 400 genius personalities., (Order No: 58137 ), $20.00

11. DISTINGUISHED SUCCESSFUL AMERICANS OF OUR DAY CONTAINING BIOGRAPHIES OF PROMINENT AMERICANS NOW LIVING, Successful Americans, Chicago, IL, 1911, 590pp, good++, brown cloth, aeg (hardcover), "The Founders, Makers and Builders of our Great Republic ... Edited from Standard Biographical Works and original sources." Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 51958 ), $40.00

12. Dale, George Needham, MEMORIAL SKETCHES WRITTEN OF MANY FRIENDS BY GEORGE NEEDHAM DALE, Essex County Herald Press, Island Pond, VT, (1903), B&W illustrations, 385pp, index, very good, full brown leather, aeg (hardcover), Short biographies and remembrances of the author's friends in Vermont., (Order No: 55958 ), $45.00

13. Elwin, Warwick (edited by), SOME XVIII CENTURY MEN OF LETTERS - BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS BY THE REV. WHITWELL ELWIN - VOLUME I, Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, (1970), 508pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0804609500 First published in 1902., (Order No: 43000 ), $10.00

14. Ellenberg, Karen T. (selected and described by); (foreword by Thomas D. Clark), HENRY CLAY: IMAGES OF A STATESMAN - AN EXHIBITION IN CELEBRATION OF THE COMPLETION OF THE PAPERS OF HENRY CLAY, Univ. of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, KY, 1991, B&W illustrations, 47pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60137 ), $15.00

15. Fraser, Antonia (introduced and edited by), HEROES & HEROINES, A & W Publishers, Inc., New York, (1980), B&W illustrations, 263pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0894790706 A series of essays by five historians. The subjects range from heroes and heroines of the age of myth and legend (Heracles, Thor, Odin); to men and women from Classical and Biblical times (St. Paul and Cleopatra); to the age of Chivalry (Roland and Joan of Arc); to the age of Patriotism (George Washington, Florence Nightingale); and finally, the Modern Age (Charles Lindbergh, Rosa Luxemburg and Martin Luther King)., (Order No: 14303 ), $10.00

16. Fitch, Adelaide P., EAST AND WEST: ESSAYS AND SKETCHES, William Briggs, Toronto, Canada, 1911 1st ed, 198pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), "The following essays are published at the earnest request of a friendly circle to whom some few of the characters herein depicted are still familiar, living realities.", (Order No: 59403 ), $25.00

17. Imbs, Bravig, CONFESSIONS OF ANOTHER YOUNG MAN, The Henkle-Yewdale House, New York, (1936), 302pp, good++, light cream cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - See Note, Written as though at a tea party, this book presents: Gertrude Stein; Alice Toklas; Bernard Fay; George Antheil; Virgil Thomson; Pavel Tchelitchew; Mounsier Berard; and Elliott Paul. Very light soil to cloth as usual, but hard to see; bookplate on front pastedown. Uncommon title., (Order No: 55169 ), $85.00

18. Jacobs, Jo Ellen, THE VOICE OF HARRIET TAYLOR MILL, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (2002) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 270pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0253340713 "...a work about collaboration: Harriet's life with members of her family, friends, and lover; Harriet's joint work with John Stuart Mill; and the author's interaction with the reader.", (Order No: 56603 ), $35.00

19. Masson, Frederic (translated from the French of), NAPOLEON AND THE FAIR SEX, William Heinemann, London, 1894, B&W illustrations, 320pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) some light edgewear, (Order No: 59377 ), $20.00

20. McLaurin K. S. (her daughter), MARY BATES MCLAURIN, Women's Baptist Foreign Miss, Toronto, Ont., Canada, (1945), B&W illustrations, 142pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59492 ), $7.00

21. Moron, Guillermo (compiled and introduced by), LOS HEROES EPONIMOS, Univ. Centro Occidental, Caracas, 1982, B&W and color illustrations, 241pp, index, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60010 ), $30.00

22. Newman, J. Wilson (with Guyon Knight III), FOR WHAT DO WE LABOR? A LIFE'S VALUES FROM CHILDHOOD TO CHAIRMAN OF DUN & BRADSTREET & BEYOND, Whetstone Ventures, Inc., Charlottesville, VA, (1996) 1st ptg, 264pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 1578140005 J. Wilson Newman has been productively active all his long life. His autobiography details the search for meaning of life as seen through the eyes of one who has lived more that eighty-five percent of this century., (Order No: 57536 ), $12.50

23. Orcutt, William Dana (pen-and-ink portrait sketches by Dwight C. Sturges), CELEBRITIES OFF PARADE, Willett, Clark & Company, Chicago, 1935, ill. by Dwight C. Sturges, 288pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) in good slipcase, Three hundred copied of this Limited Edition have been printed and are inscribed by the Author. Of the two hundred and seventy eight copies which are for sale, this is Copy 213. Contents include: Mary Baker Eddy; George Bernard Shaw; Theodore Roosevelt; Pope Pius XI; Mark Twain; and others., (Order No: 54017 ), $20.00

24. Pond, J. B., ECCENTRICITIES OF GENIUS: MEMORIES OF FAMOUS MEN AND WOMEN OF THE PLATFORM AND STAGE, Chatto & Windus, London, 1901, 91 B&W portraits, 564pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), Contents divided into: Orators; Pulpit Orators; Women Lecturers and Singers; Humorists; Explorers, Travellers, and War Correspondents; Actors and Dramatic Critics; Literary Lecturers; Miscellaneous; Author Readers and Lecturers; and, General Survey of the Lyceum Field., (Order No: 37063 ), $75.00

25. Perling, J. J., PRESIDENTS' SONS - THE PRESTIGE OF NAME IN A DEMOCRACY, The Odyssey Press, New York, (1947) 1st ed, 451pp, good, soiled tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket few pencil mark, (Order No: 45476 ), $12.50

26. Parton, James; Taylor, Bayard; Kendall, Amos; Mayo, E. D.; Patten; J. Alexander, SKETCHES OF MEN OF PROGRESS, NY & Hartford Publishing Co., New York, 1870-1871, B&W illustrations, 754pp, good, original brown cloth (hardcover) light wear to cloth, EMBELLISHED WITH HANDSOME STEEL PORTRAITS BY RITCHIE, PERINE, AND HALL. This volume is now offered to the public, containing biographical sketches, and steel engravings, of many prominent Americans who are entitled to appreciative memoirs--statesmen, lawyers, financiers, manufacturers, merchants, and inventors, who by their own unaided talents and efforts have risen from comparatively humble circumstances to some of the highest and most responsible places in this republic., (Order No: 54089 ), $85.00

27. Ryan, Alan, BERTRAND RUSSELL: A POLITICAL LIFE, Hill and Wang, New York, (1988), 226pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0374528209, (Order No: 57185 ), $4.00

28. Socha, Rudy and Darrow, Carolyn, ABOVE & BEYOND: FORMER MARINES CONQUER THE CIVILIAN WORLD, Turner Publishing Company, Paducah, KY, (2003), B&W illustrations, 256pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1563119498 This volume features profiles of 88 former Marines who have impacted the civilian world., (Order No: 48500 ), $20.00


30. BIOGRAPHY OF THE SIGNERS TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. SECOND EDITION. REVISED, IMPROVED, ENLARGED - VOLUME II - ONLY, W. Brown and C. Peters, Philadelphia, PA, 1828, B&W illustrations, 435pp, good+, full leather (hardcover) clean and tight copy, Volume II ONLY. This volume contains biographies of: Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott, William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis Lewis, Lewis Morris, Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark, Robert Morris. Light foxing throughout., (Order No: 59802 ), $65.00

31. White, Andrew Dickson, SEVEN GREAT STATESMEN IN THE WARFARE OF HUMANITY WITH UNREASON, The Century Club, New York, 1919, 552pp, very good, 3/4 leather, teg (hardcover), First published in 1910. Biographies of: Sarpi; Grotius; Thomasius; Turgot; Stein; Cavour; and, Bismarck. Exceptionally nice leather bound edition with raised bands and gilt tooling - clean and tight and handsome., (Order No: 52555 ), $60.00

32. Watney, John, THE CHURCHILLS: PORTRAIT OF A GREAT FAMILY - THREE CENTURIES OF THE CHURCHILL FAMILY, Gordon & Cremonesi Pub., London, (1977), B&W illustrations, 168pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0860330435 The Churchills have been at the forefront of British social and political life for nearly three centuries., (Order No: 55747 ), $7.00

33. Wilson, James Grant and Fiske, John (edited by), APPLETON'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY - VOLUME I: AARON-CRANDALL, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1888, color illustrations, 768pp, good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) edgewear to boards, (Order No: 57869 ), $35.00

34. Watson, Hildegarde Lasell, THE EDGE OF THE WOODS - A MEMOIR, Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, VT, (1979), B&W illustrations, 165pp, fine, olive green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59380 ), $6.00

35. ( Abelard ), Moncrieff, C. K. Scott (translated from the Latin by), THE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE, Guy Chapman, London, 1925, 211pp, good, blue buckram cloth w/very light edgewear (hardcover), Limited to 750 copies., (Order No: 38684 ), $75.00

36. ( Adams ), Adams, Ramelle (with a speech by Thomas Boylston Adams), A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JOHN ADAMS, Ramelle Adams, n.p., (1996), B&W and color illustrations, 84pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover), With a Speech by Thomas Boylston Adams Delivered at the Hague on April 19, 1982 Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Reception of John Adams as First Minister to the Netherlands., (Order No: 23850 ), $27.50

37. ( Adams ), Arvin, Newton (edited with an introduction by), THE SELECTED LETTERS OF HENRY ADAMS, Farrar, Straus and Young, New York, (1951), 279pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume, with a critical introduction by Newton Arvin, presents a selection of over a hundred of Adams's best letters, extending from his studious youth in Germany to his last years in Washington during the First World War., (Order No: 48529 ), $5.00

38. ( Adams ), Adams, John Quincy (begun by); Adams, Charles Francis (completed by), THE LIFE OF JOHN ADAMS: REVISED AND CORRECTED - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1871, good, brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with minimal markings, Volume I, 499pp; and Volume II, 416pp. Uncommon set., (Order No: 52520 ), $185.00

39. ( Adams ), Adams, Rachel, ON THE OTHER HAND, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1963) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 242pp, good w/lightly rubbed dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, Humor, warmth and considerable Yankee tartness enrich this distaff view of life in the upper reaches of government--the personal story of Mrs. Sherman Adams., (Order No: 54479 ), $6.00

40. ( Adams ), Contosta, David R. (edited by Oscar Handlin), HENRY ADAMS AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1980) 1st ptg, 159pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316154008 This biography examines the restless, creative life of American historian and essayist Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), a man whose enduring critical fascination with the American experiment provides a unique perspective from which to view the United States in transition between the Civil War and World War I., (Order No: 14428 ), $5.00

41. ( Adams ), Harbert, Earl N., THE FORCE SO MUCH CLOSER HOME: HENRY ADAMS AND THE ADAMS FAMILY, New York University Press, New York, 1977, 224pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814733751 Combining intellectual history and literary criticism, Harbert examines the family as a formative influence on Henry Adams, and as a key to the explication of his early essays, biographers, and novels, including THE HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS OF JEFFERSON AND MADISON and THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS., (Order No: 31496 ), $7.50

42. ( Agassiz ), Agassiz, G. R. (edited by), LETTERS AND RECOLLECTIONS OF ALEXANDER AGASSIZ WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND WORK, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1913, B&W ill., 2 maps in pockets, 454pp, very good, brown cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 56403 ), $27.50

43. ( Alcorn ), Pereyra, Lillian A., JAMES LUSK ALCORN: PERSISTENT WHIG, Louisiana State Univ. Press, Baton Rouge, LA, (1966), B&W illustrations, 237pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Sheds revealing light on the ambiguous situation in which a considerable segment of the Southern population found itself during the turbulent era of the Civil War and Reconstruction., (Order No: 38708 ), $12.50

44. ( Allen ), Allen, Dorothy (preface by Sir Carleton Allen), SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Oxford University Press, London, 1960, B&W illustrations, 184pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Includes accounts of Lady Allen's journeys with her husband to India, South Africa, and America; of her experiences as an amateur actress and singer; of the many distinguished visitors whom she entertained at Rhodes House; and of the social work which culminated in tireless service to evacuees and soldiers during the Second World War., (Order No: 34435 ), $6.50

45. ( Allen ), Allen, Katharine G., EDWARD ELLIS ALLEN, Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1940, B&W ill., 154pp, good, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 34868 ), $20.00

46. ( Allen ), Duffy, John J. (edited by) with: Orth, Ralph H.; Graffagnino, J. Kevin; and Bellesiles, Michael A., ETHAN ALLEN AND HIS KIN: CORRESPONDENCE, 1772-1819 - A SELECTED EDITION IN TWO VOLUMES [TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE], Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, NH, (1998) 1st ptg, 2 vols, 817pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 087451858X Letters selected for this edition were written to or by the Allen brothers, principally Ethen, Ira, and Levi, or were written by or to other Allen family members., (Order No: 56948 ), $50.00

47. ( Allen ), Hirsh, John C., HOPE EMILY ALLEN: MEDIEVAL SCHOLARSHIP AND FEMINISM, Pilgrim Books, Norman, OK, (1988), B&W frontis, 181pp, very good+, tan cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0937664804, (Order No: 38192 ), $4.50

48. ( Allen ), Payne, Darwin (Lynes, Russell foreword by), THE MAN OF ONLY YESTERDAY - FREDERICK LEWIS ALLEN, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1975) 1st ed, 340pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060132965 "A biography of the former editor of Harper's Magazine, author and interpreter of his times.", (Order No: 14098 ), $6.00

49. ( Altgeld ), Barnard, Harry, EAGLE FORGOTTEN: THE LIFE OF JOHN PETER ALTGELD, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1938) 1st ed, 496pp, good, red cloth w/light/wear fade to spine (hardcover), "The biography of John Peter Altgeld whose courage makes him an inspiration to those who still believe in the American dream." First published in 1938, this is the story of one of the great underground Americans., (Order No: 16008 ), $10.00

50. ( Ames ), Ames, Charles Gordon (epilogue by Alice Ames Winter), CHARLES GORDON AMES: A SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1913, B&W frontis, 230pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) lacks FFEP, The story of Charles Gordon Ames' religious life., (Order No: 52721 ), $12.50

51. ( Annenberg ), Ogden, Christopher, LEGACY: A BIOGRAPHY OF MOSES AND WALTER ANNENBERG, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 615pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0316633798 An epic saga of how Moses and Walter Annenberg built a vast publishing empire and one of the nation's greatest family fortunes. Very warmly inscribed by the author with the review press release laid in., (Order No: 36219 ), $7.50

52. ( Anthony ), Anthony, John Williams (edited by Ryan Anthony), FROM MY EARLY DAYS, Elizabeth Youngblood Anthony, Tucson, AZ, (1998), B&W and color illustrations, 189pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), "Wherein is recalled a little of what it was like growing up in New England and the West a generation ago, lightly leavened by charismatic characterizations of a panoply of pertinent progenitors, relevant relatives, fortuitous forebears, consanguineous collaterals and antiquated antecedents, abetted by assorted additional atropheid ancestors.", (Order No: 38223 ), $30.00

53. ( Ashby ), Ashby, William M., TALES WITHOUT HATE, Newark Preservation, Newark, NJ, 1996, B&W illustrations, 221pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0964291657 Ashby was one of New Jersey's most prominent African-American leaders, here are the collected accounts of the seemingly incidental details of racial interaction., (Order No: 37797 ), $35.00

54. ( Asquith ), Asquith, Margot, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGOT ASQUITH, Thornton Butterworth Ltd., London, (1920), B&W illustrations, 302pp, good, light brown cloth (hardcover) small bump bottom corners, (Order No: 40370 ), $6.50

55. ( Astor ), Grigg, John, NANCY ASTOR: A LADY UNASHAMED, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1980) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 192pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316328707 The author captures the pioneering spirit of this remarkable woman. Grigg had the generous cooperation of the Astor family and access to family photograph albums and papers in the preparation of this revealing biography., (Order No: 14728 ), $5.00

56. ( Astor ), Sinclair, David, DYNASTY: THE ASTORS AND THEIR TIMES, Beaufort Books, Inc., New York, (1984), B&W illustrations, 426pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0825302234 A penetrating analysis, based on research on both sides of the Atlantic, which reveals clearly why the name of Astor remains an international symbol for riches, glamor, and power., (Order No: 4907 ), $5.00

57. ( Astor ), Wilson, Derek, THE ASTORS 1763-1992: LANDSCAPE WITH MILLIONAIRES, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1993) 1st US, B&W illustrations, 439pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, ISBN 0312097441 Author had access to private Astor papers never before seen by researchers, and has created a compelling portrait of a great family that has exercised an unmatched influence. CONDITION NOTE - rubber cement residue on pastedowns and rear free endpaper., (Order No: 2932 ), $10.00

58. ( Atkins ), Wilson, John Harold, THE ORDEAL OF MR. PEPYS'S CLERK, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH, (1972), 143pp, index, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814201660 Sam Atkins, an engaging young clerk on the staff of Mr. Samuel Pepys during the time that the famous diarist first served as secretary to the Lord High Admiral of England, rose from obscurity to fame on one memorable, terrifying occasion. In an account of his ordeal that does full justice to Sam the human being, he emerges as the simple man of courage who rises, with dignity and grace, to meet the challenge of fateful circumstances that are not of his creation and that lie totally beyond his control., (Order No: 15330 ), $5.00

59. ( Atkinson ), Williamson, Harold Francis (introduction by F. W. Taussig) - presentation card signed by author, bookplate signed by author, EDWARD ATKINSON: THE BIOGRAPHY OF AN AMERICAN LIBERAL, 1827-1905, Old Corner Book Store, Inc., Boston, MA, 1934, B&W frontis, 304pp, very good, dark green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB historical soc., "...Mr. Atkinson made interesting, and in many cases significant, contributions to the economic and political history of the United States. As treasurer and financial agent for several important cotton textile mills between 1850 and 1878, Mr. Atkinson became generally recognized as an authority upon the various phases of the cotton industry.", (Order No: 30811 ), $35.00

60. ( Ayer ), Ayer, Sarah Connell, DIARY OF SARAH CONNELL AYER - ANDOVER AND NEWBURYPORT, MA / CONCORD AND BOW, NH / PORTLAND AND EASTPORT, MAINE, Lefavor-Tower Company, Portland, ME, 1910 1st ed, 4004pp, good, faded white cloth spine (hardcover), (Order No: 58854 ), $30.00

61. ( Ayer ), Babst, Earl D.; Wood, Jarvis A. (introduction by), F. WAYLAND AYER FOUNDER - THE BUSINESS PIONEER, N. W. Ayer & Son, Philadelphia, 1923, 80pp, very good+, flexible leather, teg (hardcover) in original box, "Herein you may read of F. Wayland Ayer as his purposeful and dutiful life revealed him to other men: as a business pioneer, a farmer, a religious leaders, a friend, a Christian statesman.", (Order No: 49451 ), $40.00

62. ( Baird ), Dall, William Healey, SPENCER FULLERTON BAIRD: A BIOGRAPHY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1915, B&W illustrations, 462pp, very good+, green cloth, teg (hardcover), INCLUDING SELECTIONS FROM HIS CORRESPONDENCE WITH AUDUBON, AGASSIZ, DANA, AND OTHERS. The chief aim of the biographer is to show the man as he lived and worked; with glimpses of his relations to his contemporaries, to the promotion of science, and to great, and as yet hardly appreciated, public services. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 53432 ), $70.00

63. ( Baker ), THE CHRISTIAN LAWYER: BEING A PORTRAITURE OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF WILLIAM GEORGE BAKER, Carlton & Porter, New York, 1859, 320pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) edgewear - tight copy, (Order No: 53478 ), $25.00

64. ( Baldwin ), RECORDS & ADDRESSES IN MEMORY OF SIMEON E. BALDWIN 1840-1927, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1928, B&W frontis, 44pp, good++, blue cloth spine, teg (hardcover), Contents include: Addresses by members of The New Haven County Bar Association; The General Assembly of the State of Connecticut - Resolution; Tribute by Chief Justice George W. Wheeler; The Hopkins Grammar School; Obituary Record of Yale Graduates; Address by the Rev. Richard H. Clapp. One of two hundred copies., (Order No: 59073 ), $75.00

65. ( Baldwin ), Baldwin, Henry Ives (compiled by from her letters and notes and other records), BIRGIT SVERDRUP BALDWIN 1902-1987 A BIOGRAPHY AND TRIBUTE, privately printed, Plymouth, NH, 1988, 73pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59475 ), $8.00

66. ( Bancroft ), Bancroft, Elizabeth Davis, LETTERS FROM ENGLAND, 1846-1849, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1904 1st ed, 24 B&W ill., 224pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) light fade to spine, "Most of the letters are in the form of a diary and were addressed to immediate relatives, and none of them were written for publication; but owing to the standing of Mr. Bancroft as a man of letters, as well as his official station, the writer saw London life under an unusual variety of interesting aspects.", (Order No: 18293 ), $10.00

67. ( Bancroft ), Nye, Russel B., GEORGE BANCROFT: AMERICA'S FIRST GREAT HISTORIAN, Twayne Publishers, Inc., New York, (1964), 212pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), George Bancroft, the subject of this critical biography, believed that the American social and political system represented the highest point yet reached in mankind's quest for the perfect state. Bancroft's greatest achievements lie in his pioneering studies of the colonial period, foreign relations, and the importance of the frontier in United States history. The Great American Thinkers Series., (Order No: 14220 ), $10.00

68. ( Baragwanath ), Baragwanath, John, A GOOD TIME WAS HAD, Appleton- Century-Crofts, Inc, New York, (1962) 1st ed, 245pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Autobiography of a truly engaging personality. Mining engineer by profession, raconteur par excellence, author, explorer, and old South American hand, John Baragwanath has viewed life from the heights of a Peruvian mining camp - and from the even more rarified atmosphere of the fabled Algonquin Round Table., (Order No: 55828 ), $12.50

69. ( Barghouti ), Barghouti, Mourid (translated by Ahdaf Soueif) (foreword by Edward W. Said0, I SAW RAMALLAH, American Univ. in Cairo Pr., Cairo / New York, (2001) 2nd ptg, 184pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 9774244990 The first narrative work of the well-known Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti is an autobiographical memoir about the ironies of homecoming., (Order No: 58909 ), $12.50

70. ( Barker ), Burdon, C. C., DR A. C. BARKER, 1819-1873: PHOTOGRAPHER, FARMER, PHYSICIAN, John McIndoe, Dunedin, (1972), B&W ill. follow text, 88pp of text, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A portrait of the doctor and a fascinating picture of life in Christchurch, New Zealand, in its earliest days and of an English society re-established 12,000 miles across the oceans., (Order No: 24380 ), $25.00

71. ( Batlle ), Vanger, Milton I., JOSE BATLLE Y ORDONEZ OF URUGUAY: THE CREATOR OF HIS TIMES, 1902-1907, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1963, B&W ill., maps, 320pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), This book tells how a working politician in the Colorado Party was narrowly elected president, how he fought the opposing Nationalists and won a civil war which made him a hero to his party, how he ratified his victory by having his partisans elected to the legislature and then began to present and enact political and social reforms. The book concludes with Batlle's triumphant departure for Europe at the end of his administration- the way well prepared for his later re-election., (Order No: 13534 ), $15.00

72. ( Baudelaire ), Loving, Pierre, GARDENER OF EVIL: A PORTRAIT OF BAUDELAIRE & HIS TIMES, Brewer and Warren, Inc., n.p., n.d. (c1920s), 400pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 36380 ), $15.00

73. ( Beaton ), Beaton, Cecil, CECIL BEATON: MEMOIRS OF THE 40'S, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1972) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 310pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 007004225X, (Order No: 34844 ), $7.00

74. ( Becket ), Winston, Richard, THOMAS BECKET, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968 2nd ptg, 413pp, index, very good, blue cloth spine (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 53775 ), $3.00

75. ( Beckett ), Schwartz, James E. (edited by), THE VINTAGE WILLIAM BECKETT, privately printed, n.p., [1991], B&W illustrations, 119pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Political and Economic Philosophy; Hamilton History; Youth and Education; Milestones; Tributes., (Order No: 41860 ), $15.00


77. ( Beecher ), Merideth, Robert, THE POLITICS OF THE UNIVERSE: EDWARD BEECHER, ABOLITION, AND ORTHODOXY, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN, (1968), 274pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0826511236 The first study of the life of Edward Beecher (1803-95), scion of the fabulous Beechers of Boston., (Order No: 11578 ), $6.00

78. ( Beerbohm ), Behrman, S. N., CONVERSATION WITH MAX, Hamish Hamilton, London, (1960), B&W illustrations, 260pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is an informal, intimate portrait of Sir Max Beerbohm, novelist, essayist, critic, and supreme cartoonist, written by a famous playwright and wit., (Order No: 20066 ), $7.50

79. ( Bell ), Toward, Lilias M., MABEL BELL: ALEXANDER'S SILENT PARTNER, Methuen, Toronto, (1984), B&W ill., 220pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0458980900 Told primarily through Mabel's letters to her husband and others, this volume portrays a remarkable woman and a remarkable marriage., (Order No: 34897 ), $15.00

80. ( Bell ), Waite, Helen E., MAKE A JOYFUL SOUND: THE ROMANCE OF MABEL HUBBARD AND ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL - AN AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY, Macrae Smith Co., Philadelphia, (1961), B&W illustrations, 285pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The personal factors behind the great inventions and discoveries that change the world are often overlooked, to history's loss, and nowhere has this been more true than in the case of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor, experimenter in genetics and aerodynamics, great-hearted friend and teacher of the handicapped., (Order No: 3214 ), $4.00

81. ( Bennett ), Bennett, Edward Jackson, YANKEE EDITOR: VIGNETTES & ANECDOTES BY A NEW ENGLAND COUNTRY EDITOR & LEGISLATOR - SECOND EDITION, Heart of New Hampshire Pub., Rumney, NH, (1987), 227pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) warmly inscribed by the author, ISBN 0961862408, (Order No: 58910 ), $7.00

82. ( Berenson ), Strachey, Barbara and Samuels, Jayne (editors), MARY BERENSON: A SELF-PORTRAIT FROM HER LETTERS & DIARIES, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1983) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 319pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039301827X Through letter writing and keeping a diary, Mary Berenson described a rich life and herself. What emerges is a portrait of a fascinating age and an amazing woman, modern, independent, intelligent, irascible, and faithful to her husband, Bernard., (Order No: 14572 ), $4.00

83. ( Berman ), Berman, Leonid (preface by Virgil Thomson), THE THREE WORLDS OF LEONIC, Basic Books, Inc. Publishers, New York, (1978), B&W illustrations, 275pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0465086187, (Order No: 47003 ), $4.00

84. ( Bernstein ), Klein, Carole, ALINE, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1979) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 352pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060124237 The first biography of Aline Bernstein, famed stage designer and mistress of Thomas Wolfe., (Order No: 33347 ), $4.50

85. ( Bingham ), Metcalf, Henry Harrison (edited by), MEMORIAL OF HON. HARRY BINGHAM, LL.D.: LAWYER, LEGISLATOR, AUTHOR, Privately Printed, Concord, NH, 1910, B&W illustration, 505pp, very good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), Contents include: Biographical Sketch; Press Tributes; Bar Eulogies; Political Writings; Legislative Service; Addresses; Argument; Correspondence; Appreciation., (Order No: 40047 ), $25.00

86. ( bio ), Mellon, Thomas (foreword by David McCullough; preface to the second edition by Paul Mellon; edited by Mary Louise Briscoe), THOMAS MELLON AND HIS TIMES, University of Pittsburgh Pr., Pittsburgh, PA, (1996), 28 B&W & 1 color ill, 6 maps, 478pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0822955725 This autobiography was privately printed in 1885 in a limited edition for friends and family only. At the time he looked back on his life, Mellon was a successful Pittsburgh entrepreneur and banker. In the next generation, two of his sons, Andrew William Mellon and Richard Beatty Mellon, joined Henry Ford and John D. Rockefeller as the four wealthiest men in the United States, and his descendants would play major roles in American business, art, and philanthropy., (Order No: 14933 ), $7.50

87. ( Bismarck ), Bismarck, Herbert (Prince) (edited by), THE LOVE-LETTERS OF PRINCE BISMARCK -- VOLUME II ONLY, William Heinemann, London, 1901, frontis & two illustrations, 197pp, ads, good, red cloth (hardcover) wear and staining to cloth, Volume Two ONLY of this set, with wear and staining to cloth covers., (Order No: 50475 ), $12.50

88. ( Bismarck ), Hesekiel, George (introduction by Bayard Taylor), BISMARCK: HIS AUTHENTIC BIOGRAPHY. INCLUDING MANY OF HIS PRIVATE LETTERS AND PERSONAL MEMORANDA ..., Fords, Howard & Hulbert, New York, (1877), B&W ill., fold-out map, 641pp, good, decorated red cloth (hardcover) light wear to cloth, "...Giving Curious Researches into his Ancestry; Lively Incidents of his Youth and Student Life; and a Full Account of his Social Surroundings and the Growth of his Official and Public Career; to which has been added a review of Bismarck's Influence in Recent European Politics, the Russo-Turkish War, Etc." Internally a very nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 52923 ), $100.00

89. ( Blaine ), Craig, Hugh and Andrews, Byron, THE BIOGRAPHY AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. JAMES G. BLAINE; AND, A BIOGRAPHY OF GEN. JOHN A. LOGAN, H. S. Goodspeed & Co., New York, 1884, B&W frontis, 712pp, ads, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Two biographies in one: THE BIOGRAPHY AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. JAMES G. BLAINE, GIVING A FULL ACCOUNT OF TWENTY YEARS IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL by Hugh Craug, page 1 to page 360; and, A BIOGRAPHY OF GEN. JOHN A. LOGAN, WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS PUBLIC SERVICES IN PEACE AND WAR, page 361 to page 712, ads., (Order No: 59505 ), $22.50

90. ( Bleustein-Blanc ), Bleustein-Blanchet, Marcel (preface by David Ogilvy; translated by Jean Boddewyn), THE RAGE TO PERSUADE: MEMOIRS OF A FRENCH ADVERTISING MAN, Chelsea House, New York, 1982, B&W illustrations, 165pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877543631 The fascinating memoirs of Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, the man who founded France's largest advertising agency, Publicis; invented French radio advertising; introduced Edith Piaf to the French public; broke the news of the Anschluss in 1938; fled the Gestapo, fought with the Free French and flew with the U.S. Air Force during World War II; rebuilt Publicis from scratch after the war, at age 38; popularized maternity dresses in France; established the Vocation Foundation, France's "Nobel Prize for youth," and, rebuilt Publicis from scratch in 1972, at age 66, after it was destroyed by fire., (Order No: 52297 ), $85.00

91. ( Blunt ), Mason, Francis (edited by for The Manchester Historic Association), CHILDISH THINGS: THE REMINISCENCE OF SUSAN BAKER BLUNT, Thompson & Rutter Inc., Grantham, NH, 1988, B&W illustrations, 88pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0936988142 The author was born in 1828, and in 1913, as an eighty-five year woman, wrote down her childhood memories of growing up in the Merrimack, New Hampshire area., (Order No: 52867 ), $15.00

92. ( Bok ), Bok, Edward W., TWICE THIRTY: SOME SHORT AND SIMPLE ANNALS OF THE ROAD, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1925, B&W frontis, 539pp, ads, good, gray cloth spine, paper covered boards w/light wear, "This book is written for and addressed to:--my sons William Curtis Bok (at twenty-seven) and Cary William Bok (at twenty). Your mother has proposed that I should put down for you some of my more significant experiences.", (Order No: 34885 ), $10.00

93. ( Bonaparte ), Babelon, Jean-Pierre and D'Huart, Suzanne (commentaries by) (translated from the French and introduced by Alex de Jonge), NAPOLEON'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, Paddington Press Ltd., New York, (1977), B&W illustrations, 112pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 044822190X "A facsimile edition of the original document, together with its codicils, appended inventories, letters and instructions, preserved in the French National Archives.", (Order No: 15243 ), $5.00

94. ( Bonaparte ), Tarbell, Ida M., A LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE WITH A SKETCH OF JOSEPHINE, McClure, Phillips & Co., New York, 1901 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 485pp, good, red cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 50216 ), $10.00

95. ( Bonney ), Bonney, Sherman Grant, CALVIN FAIRBANKS BONNEY, HARRIOTT CHENEY BONNEY, A TRIBUTE, The Rumford Press, Concord, NH, (1930), B&W illustrations, 320pp, good++, red cloth, teg (hardcover), Limited Edition of which this is No. 167. "This book is published as a tribute to the memory of Calvin Fairbanks Booney and Harriott Cheney Bonney, by their son, who appreciates fully that no written words can express a true sense of his grateful obligation to them." Much on Cornish and Manchester New Hampshire and Cornish, Maine., (Order No: 53171 ), $12.50

96. ( Borrow ), Hopkins, R. Thurston, GEORGE BORROW: LORD OF THE OPEN ROAD, Jarrolds Publishers Ltd., London, [1922], ill. by C. M. Nichols, 254pp, good, dark blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: Characteristics; Biographical; Some New Stories of Borrow; A Celtic Twilight; The Magic of Lavengro; New Reminiscences of George Borrow; Treasures in Words; John Thurtell and Bampfylde-Moore-Carew; Isopel Berners; Borrow House at Norwich and Conclusion; The Lure of the Open Road., (Order No: 52655 ), $20.00

97. ( Borrow ), Shorter, Clement King, GEORGE BORROW AND HIS CIRCLE: WHEREIN MAY BE FOUND MANY HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED LETTERS OF BORROW AND HIS FRIENDS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1913, B&W illustrations, 450pp, good, dark blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 52688 ), $12.50

98. ( Boswell ), Arax, Mark and Wartzman, Rick, THE KING OF CALIFORNIA: J. G. BOSWELL AND THE MAKING OF A SECRET AMERICAN EMPIRE, PublicAffairs, New York, (2003) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 558pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1586480286, (Order No: 60322 ), $8.50

99. ( Boswell ), Pottle, Frederick A. and Bennett, Charles H., BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES WITH SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D., The Viking Press, New York, 1936 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 435pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 26303 ), $4.50

100. ( Bourne ), Bevan, Joan C. and Pacelli, Maria A., THE QUINTESSENTIAL CANADIAN ANAESTHETIST, WESLEY BOURNE: A RETROSPECTIVE ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF MCGILL ANESTHESIA, McGill University Libraries, Montreal, 1996, B&W illustrations, 139pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0771704852 The authors vividly recount the various phases of Wesley Bourne's life., (Order No: 38236 ), $12.50

101. ( Boyle ), Spanier, Sandra Whipple, KAY BOYLE: ARTIST AND ACTIVIST, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1986), B&W illustrations, 262pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 080931276X This first critical assessment of Kay Boyle's long career is both a portrait of the artist and a perceptive appraisal of her work., (Order No: 44286 ), $6.50

102. ( Bradford ), Brooks, Van Wyck (edited by), THE LETTERS OF GAMALIEL BRADFORD, 1918-1931, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1934, B&W frontis, 377pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), These letters add in many important ways to the picture of Mr. Bradford's character and career which he so amply rendered in his Journal., (Order No: 26335 ), $7.00

103. ( Brewster ), Mitchell, John Hanson, LOOKING FOR MR. GILBERT - THE REIMAGINED LIFE OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN, Shoemaker Hoard, Washington, DC, (2005) 1st ptg, 280pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) remainder mark, ISBN 1593760264, (Order No: 60269 ), $5.00

104. ( Bright ), Ausubel, Herman, JOHN BRIGHT: VICTORIAN REFORMER, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1966), 250pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 60190 ), $5.00

105. ( Brittain ), Brittain, Harry, HAPPY PILGRIMAGE, Hutchinson & Co., London, n.d., 106 B&W ill., 355pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 23814 ), $12.50

106. ( Bryan ), Koenig, Louis W., BRYAN: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1971), 736pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3369 ), $5.00

107. ( Buckle ), Huth, Alfred Henry, THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF HENRY THOMAS BUCKLE, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1880, 502pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) faded spine, light dampstain, "If biography be a form of literature of any worth, then surely the story of the life of Henry Thomas Buckle needs no apology. His works have been translated into French, German, Spanish, Dutch, and Russian, and have, in addition, been reprinted in America; his first volume went through three editions in a little over three years, and yet before this he had never printed one line. There is hardly another instance in history of so great a leap from complete literary obscurity to the highest pinnacle of literary fame." NOTE - Light dampstain on the foreedge of a some pages., (Order No: 53347 ), $30.00

108. ( Buckley ), Buckley, Wm. F. (compiled by David Franke), QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN BILL: THE BEST OF WM. F. BUCKLEY JR., Arlington House, New Rochelle, NY, (1970), 306pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870000632, (Order No: 55258 ), $3.50

109. ( Bull ), Smith, Mortimer, THE LIFE OF OLE BULL, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1943, B&W illustrations, 220pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is the first full- length biography in English of the Norwegian violinist and patriot whose fame in nineteenth century America rivalled that of Jenny Lind., (Order No: 4729 ), $15.00

110. ( Bulwer-Lytton ), Escott, T. H. S., EDWARD BULWER, FIRST BARON LYTTON OF KNEBWORTH: A SOCIAL, PERSONAL, AND POLITICAL MONOGRAPH, George Routledge and Sons, London, 1910, B&W frontis, 348pp, good, blue cloth w/some light wear (hardcover), "This constitutes a memorial of Bulwer-Lytton more finished, genuine, and even trustworthy than any professedly autobiographical matter which he may have left behind him.", (Order No: 40033 ), $35.00

111. ( Burr ), Davis, Matthew L., MEMOIRS OF AARON BURR WITH MISCELLANEOUS SELECTIONS FROM HIS CORRESPONDENCE - VOLUME I (ONLY), Harper & Brothers, Lincoln, MA, 1836, 436pp, good, original brown cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, Some light foxing throughout, original paper spine label., (Order No: 59361 ), $50.00

112. ( Burritt ), Burritt, Elihu (with a memoir by Mary Howitt), THOUGHTS AND THINGS AT HOME AND ABROAD, Phillips, Sampson, and Co., Boston, 1854, B&W frontis, 364pp, good, original brown cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, "Among the many remarkable men of this remarkable age, most of whom we hope to present from time to time to our readers, no one seems to be more worthy of notice than Elihu Burritt. Elihu Burritt is not merely remarkable for his knowledge of languages--a knowledge which is perfectly stupendous, and which having been acquired under circumstances which at first sight would seem to present insuperable barriers to anything beyond the most ordinary acquirements, may naturally excite our surprise and admiration--but he is remarkable in a high moral degree; and this it is, combined with his great learning, which entitles him to our love and reverence." Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 18951 ), $65.00

113. ( Burton ), Crissey, Forrest; (introduction by Herbert Hoover), THEODORE E. BURTON: AMERICAN STATESMAN, The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, OH, (1956) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 352pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Time after time Burton's Cleveland constituents sent him to represent them in Congress, bestowing on him the honor of being elected first to the House of Representatives (in 1888), then to the United States Senate, then again to the House, and then again (in 1928) to the Senate. In all, thirty of the seventy-eight years of this great American's life were spent in one or the other branch of Congress., (Order No: 14321 ), $6.00

114. ( Burton ), Rice, Edward, CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON, HarperPerrenial, New York, (1991), 34 B&W illustrations, 522pp, good, wraps (softcover) small stain on foreedge, ISBN 0060973943 A biography of the secret agent who made the pilgrimage to Mecca, discovered the Kama Sutra, and brought the Arabian Nights to the West., (Order No: 10972 ), $3.50

115. ( Buxton ), Buxton, Willis G., VACATION DAYS, W. B. Ranney Co., Printers, Penacook, NH, (1922), B&W frontis, 216pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 49851 ), $9.50

116. ( CA ), Page, James R., I. N. VAN NUYS, 1835-1912, The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles, CA, Van Nuys, B&W illustrations, 34pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover), "This story about Mr. I. N. Van Nuys has been written for members of the Van Nuys family and their friends. It is mainly a personal narrative drawn from my memory and family records.", (Order No: 29688 ), $30.00

117. ( Cain ), Cain, Gordan, EVERYBODY WINS! A LIFE IN FREE ENTERPRISE, Chemical Heritage Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1997), B&W illustrations, 342pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0941901149 A case study in American business enterprise told though the life of an extraordinary man. This book chronicles how chemical engineer Gordan Cain effected a turnaround in the commodity chemicals industry through the strategies of innovative management, employee stock ownership, and leveraged buy outs., (Order No: 53697 ), $7.00

118. ( Campbell ), Campbell, Sir Gerald, OF TRUE EXPERIENCE, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1947, 259pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 35945 ), $5.00

119. ( Campbell ), Lady Frances Balfour, LADY VICTORIA CAMPBELL: A MEMOIR - SECOND EDITION, Hodder and Stoughton, London, n.d. c1912, B&W illustrations, 364pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59405 ), $25.00

120. ( Cannon ), Bolles, Blair, TYRANT FROM ILLINOIS: UNCLE JOE CANNON'S EXPERIMENT WITH PERSONAL POWER, W. W. Norton & Company Inc., New York, (1951) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 248pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) WEAR TOP OF SPINE CLOTH, Joseph Curney (Uncle Joe) Cannon, Speaker of the House of Representatives, fixed public policy in the United States from 1906 to 1910 by gaining control over Congress and two presidents, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. The narrative of those four years of dictatorship shows that the United States settles its great issues when they can be personalized and dramatized by conflict between a political hero and a political villian., (Order No: 54416 ), $10.00

121. ( Carey ), Mangalwadi, Vishal and Mangalwadi, Ruth, THE LEGACY OF WILLIAM CAREY: A MODEL FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF A CULTURE, Crossway Books, Wheaton, IL, (1999), 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1581341121 Carey, as a Christian missionary, did more for the transformation of the Indian subcontinent in the 19th and 20th centuries than any other individual before or since., (Order No: 55254 ), $5.00

122. ( Carlyle ), Carlyle, Alexander, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE REV. DR. ALEXANDER CARLYLE - MINISTER OF INVERESK, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1860 2nd ed, engraved frontis is stained, 576pp, good+, 3/4 leather, teg, marbled boards (hardcover), "Containing Memorials of the Men and Events of His Time.", (Order No: 45007 ), $45.00

123. ( Carnegie ), Hacker, Louis M., THE WORLD OF ANDREW CARNEGIE: 1865-1901, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, (1968) 1st ed, 473pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), History of Carnegie's times. Not only economic history at its best, but also includes vivid portrayals of the men who built the industrial empires., (Order No: 2904 ), $10.00

124. ( Carson ), Marjoribanks, Edward (preface by Rt. Hon. Viscount Hailsham), CARSON THE ADVOCATE, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1933) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 455pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The life of Lord Carson., (Order No: 52005 ), $8.00

125. ( Carter ), Carter, Eliot Avery (edited by Emory S. Basford), LANES OF MEMORY - AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Thomas Todd Company, Boston, MA, (1964), B&W illustrations, 344pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 58511 ), $10.00

126. ( Channing ), McGill, Frederick T., CHANNING OF CONCORD: A LIFE OF WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING II, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1967), 219pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60298 ), $7.50

127. ( Chateaubriand ), Painter, George D., CHATEAUBRIAND, A BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME I (1768-93) THE LONGED-FOR TEMPESTS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1978 1st Amer, 21 B&W ill., 2 maps, 327pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394426584 The first of a three-volume portrait of the extraordinary Frenchman, Francois-Rene, Chevalier de Chateaubriand, who first lived out to the full our vision of the Romantic Hero, and then stamped it indelibly on the nineteenth-century imagination in the books he wrote. This volume includes the background and early years of the passionate young aristocrat., (Order No: 14052 ), $5.00

128. ( Chukovskaya ), Chukovskaya, Lydia (translated by Eliza Kellogg Klose), TO THE MEMORY OF CHILDHOOD, Northwestern University Pr., Evanston, IL, (1988), B&W illustrations, 168pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810107899 Lydia's loving chronicle of growing up beside the Gulf of Finland with her father, Kornei Chukovsky, helps us to understand the sources of her strength and her belief in the power of the written word., (Order No: 43076 ), $7.00

129. ( Churchill ), Fedden, Robin, CHURCHILL AT CHARTWELL, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK, (1969) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 50pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book portrays the statesman at home in the house which he loved above all others., (Order No: 55107 ), $10.00

130. ( Churchill ), Hough, Richard, FORMER NAVAL PERSON: CHURCHILL AND THE WARS AT SEA, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, (1985), B&W ill., B&W map, 244pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0297787063 This valuable contribution to Churchilliana by one of the best-known and most experienced naval historians of today is concerned with the whole of Churchill's stormy association with the navy, and latterly with his remarkable relationship with Franklin D. Roosevelt, which resulted in their momentous achievements during the Second World War., (Order No: 20261 ), $14.50

131. ( Churchill ), Morgan, Ted, CHURCHILL: YOUNG MAN IN A HURRY, 1874-1915, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1982) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 607pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671253034 The intimate account of how one of the most important and complex figures our our century was formed--Sir Winston Churchill., (Order No: 20778 ), $5.00

132. ( Clark ), Bradley, David, JOURNEY OF A JOHNNY-COME-LATELY, Dartmouth Publications, Hanover, NH, 1957, B&W frontis, 213pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) some fading to cloth, The story of John Clark., (Order No: 40293 ), $12.00

133. ( Clark ), Clark, Barrett H., PROFESSOR CLARK: A SHORT MEMOIR BY HIS SON, Chautauqua Press, Chautauqua, NY, 1928, B&W frontis, 88pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) inscribed by author, (Order No: 57568 ), $30.00

134. ( Clark ), Clark, Francis E., MEMORIES OF MANY MEN IN MANY LANDS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, United Society Christian End, Boston, MA, (1923) 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 704pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60492 ), $15.00

135. ( Clarke ), Clarke, Helen May, AN ACCOUNT OF MY LIFE: THE CHILDHOOD JOURNALS OF HELEN MAY CLARKE, 1915-1926, Mystic River Historical Soc., Mystic, CT, 1997 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 345pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0966124502 This diary is a wonderful slice of Americana, giving a glimpse into life during the early part of this century--a time when society was making the transition from horses to automobiles, from keroscene lamps to electric lights and from dirt roads to paved streets., (Order No: 43041 ), $12.50

136. ( Cleopatra ), Hughes-Hallett, Lucy, CLEOPATRA - HISTORIES, DREAMS AND DISTORTIONS, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1990), B&W illustrations, 338pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, ISBN 0060162163 A in-depth look at the ways people have looked at and dreamed about Cleopatra., (Order No: 43100 ), $7.00

137. ( Clifford ), Clifford, Philip Greely, NATHAN CLIFFORD DEMOCRAT (1803-1881), G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1922 1st ed, 356pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 51106 ), $12.50

138. ( Cobbett ), Cobbett, William (introduction by G. D. H. Cole), LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF PETER PORCUPINE: WITH OTHER RECORDS OF HIS EARLY CAREER IN ENGLAND & AMERICA, The Nonesuch Press, London, 1927, color frontis, 164pp, good+, brown cloth spine (hardcover), This is Number 938 of 1800 copies. Contents include: Preface to the Life and Adventures; The Life and Adventures; Preface to the Scare-Crow; The Scare-Crow; Remarks of the Pamphlets lately published against Porcupine; Talleyrnd: A Spy; Farewell to America; The Court-Martial; and, A Retrospect., (Order No: 53713 ), $15.00

139. ( Cobbett ), Osborne, John W., WILLIAM COBBETT: HIS THOUGHT AND HIS TIMES, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1966), 272pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), William Cobbett (1763-1835) was one of the greatest popular journalists of all time, and a member of parliament., (Order No: 36801 ), $12.00

140. ( Coit ), Destler, Chester McArthur, JOSHUA COIT: AMERICAN FEDERALIST 1758-1798, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1962) 1st ed, 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Joshua Coit was a New England gentleman who reached his majority during the American Revolution. After attending Havard College he chose the law as his profession. He contributed to the development of a federalist policy for Connecticut, and after achieving prominence as a legislator, he was sent to Congress in 1793., (Order No: 50583 ), $10.00


142. ( Columbus ), Granzotto, Gianni, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: THE DREAM AND THE OBSESSION, Doubleday & Co., New York, 1985 1st ed, 300pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0385196776, (Order No: 2715 ), $3.00

143. ( Columbus ), Landstrom, Bjorn, COLUMBUS: THE STORY OF DON CRISTOBAL COLON ADMIRAL OF THE OCEAN AND HIS FOUR VOYAGES WESTWARD TO THE INDIES, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1967), B&W and color ill., 207pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), From the title page, "according to contemporary sources, retold and illustrated by Bjorn Landstrom." The author has reproduced faithfully and imaginatively the narrative and visual glories of the great discoverer's odyssey., (Order No: 14437 ), $5.00

144. ( Columbus ), Taviani, Paolo Emilio, COLUMBUS - THE GREAT ADVENTURE: HIS LIFE, HIS TIMES, AND HIS VOYAGES, Orion Books, New York, (1991) 1st Amer, 273pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517584743 Review press release and photo laid in., (Order No: 9269 ), $7.50

145. ( Congreve ), Lynch, Kathleen M., A CONGREVE GALLERY, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1951, B&W illustrations, 196pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, The following essays throw light on the personality, background, and times of William Congreve., (Order No: 18546 ), $5.00

146. ( Coolidge ), Orton, Vrest, CALVIN COOLIDGE'S UNIQUE VERMONT INAUGURATION - THE SWEARING IN OF 'SILENT CAL' -AMERICA'S 30TH PRESIDENT AT PLYMOUTH, VERMONT, Academy Books, Rutland, VT, (1998) 4th ed, 93pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0914960318 "The facts winnowed from the chaff: the authentic account of the swearing in of Calvin Coolidge as 30th President of the United States by his father at the Coolidge Homestead, Plymouth Notch, Vermont, August 3, 1923." The Coolidge Homestead is one of my favorite places to visit in the peaceful locale of Vermont. This book is a wonderful story by another legendary Vermonter, Vrest Orton, who I met in 1963 at his Original Vermont Country Store., (Order No: 57863 ), $7.50

147. ( Cree ), Cree, John K.; and, Ninde, H. S. (edited by), THOMAS KIRBY CREE - A MEMORIAL, Association Press, Carrollton, TX, (1914), B&W illustrations, 200pp, good+, dark green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB no external marks, (Order No: 51959 ), $20.00

148. ( Crispi ), Stillman, W. J., FRANCESCO CRISPI: INSURGENT, EXILE, REVOLUTIONIST AND STATESMAN, Grant Richards, London, 1899, B&W illustrations, 286pp, good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 36525 ), $25.00

149. ( Croyden ), Croyden, Margaret, IN THE SHADOW OF THE FLAME - THREE JOURNEYS, Continuum, New York, (1993), 169pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, ISBN 0826406289, (Order No: 50057 ), $5.00

150. ( Cullen ), Robinson, Judith, TOM CULLEN OF BALTIMORE, Oxford University Press, London, 1949, B&W illustrations, 435pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Here is the story of a remarkable man--surgeon, pathologist, and Canadian., (Order No: 45223 ), $7.50

151. ( D'Annunzio ), Winwar, Frances, WINGLESS VICTORY: A BIOGRAPHY OF GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO AND ELEONORA DUSE, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1956) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 374pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of two world-famous creatures of genius and passion: Gabriele d'Annunzio, "the faun of the Abruzzi," poet, novelist, playwright, amorist and wildly worshiped military hero--and Eleonora Duse, the incomparable actress., (Order No: 40352 ), $7.50

152. ( Da Vinci ), McCurdy, Edward (editor of The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci), THE MIND OF LEONARDO DA VINCI, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1940, 360pp, very good+, light blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, First published in 1928. Faint bump top of book block., (Order No: 48783 ), $10.00

153. ( Daley ), Sullivan, Frank, LEGEND: THE ONLY INSIDE STORY ABOUT MAYOR RICHARD J. DALEY, Bonus Books, Inc., Chicago, IL, (1989) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 258pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0933893965, (Order No: 38385 ), $3.00

154. ( Dana ), Perry, Bliss, RICHARD HENRY DANA 1851-1931, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1933, B&W illustrations, 265pp, very good, black cloth, teg (hardcover), This is the biography of the third R. H. Dana., (Order No: 52918 ), $15.00

155. ( Daniels ), Daniels, Josephus, TAR HEEL EDITOR, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, 1939 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 544pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "The purpose of writing this story of a Tar-heel editor has been to put in durable form a plain account of what befell a Southern boy born amid the bursting of shells in a North Carolina town bombed by the Federal forces in the War of the Sixties; who spent his boyhood in a North Carolina democratic and Democratic town that had experienced none of war's material destruction; and who had devoted most of the years of his manhood to editing a newspaper in the capital of his native State.", (Order No: 27975 ), $12.50

156. ( David ), Black, Jeannette D. and Roelker, William Greene (preface by Lawrence C. Wroth), A RHODE ISLAND CHAPLAIN IN THE REVOLUTION - LETTERS OF EBENEZER DAVID TO NICHOLAS BROWN 1775-1778, RI Society of the Cincinnati, Providence, RI, 1949, B&W illustrations, 82pp, very good, green cloth spine (hardcover), These letters give us information about the life and activities of a chaplain in the Continental Army, and they contain some excellent descriptions of action in various theatres of the Revolutionary War in which Rhode Island troops played a part., (Order No: 51057 ), $25.00

157. ( Davie ), Kennedy, Ruby Jo Reeves (edited by), THE PAPERS OF MAURICE R. DAVIE, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1961, B&W frontis, 311pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This collection of Maurice R. Davie's papers sets forth the philosophy of a man devoted to scientific research and to the practical application of this research to the problems and questions of an ever-changing society. His short writings over several decades have contributed to four main areas of sociology: immigration and population; the city; refugees; and minority groups., (Order No: 14753 ), $7.50

158. ( Davis ), Downey, Fairfax, RICHARD HARDING DAVIS: HIS DAY, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1933, B&W illustrations, 322pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 19154 ), $7.50

159. ( Davis ), Davis, Richard Harding (edited by Charles Belmont Davis), ADVENTURES AND LETTERS OF RICHARD HARDING DAVIS, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1917, B&W and color illustrations, 417pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 19197 ), $10.00

160. ( Davis ), Davis, Deane C. (with Nancy Price Graff), DEANE C. DAVIS - AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, The New England Press, Shelburne, VT, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 352pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0933050917, (Order No: 58341 ), $5.00

161. ( de Gaulle ), Grinnell-Milne, Duncan, THE TRUIMPH OF INTEGRITY: A PORTRAIT OF CHARLES DE GAULLE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1962 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 334pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This careful study of de Gaulle answers the essential questions about him., (Order No: 30921 ), $6.00

162. ( de Gaulle ), Harrity, Richard and Martin, Ralph G., MAN OF DESTINY - DE GAULLE OF FRANCE, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, (1961) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55823 ), $5.00

163. ( de Rabutin ), de Rabutin, Marie (Marquise de Sevigne), LETTRES NOUVELLES OU NOUVELLEMENT RECOUVREES DE LA MARQUISE DE SEVIGNE, ET DE LA MARQUISE DE SIMIANE, SA PETITE-FILLE., Chez Lacombe, Libraire, Paris, France, 1773, 394pp, good++, original full calf w/raised bands (hardcover), "Pour servir de suite aux differentes editions des Lettres de la Marquise de Sevigne." Marie de Rabutin (Marquise de Sevigne 1626-96) of a nobel family, orphaned at 7, and raised from the age 10 by her uncle (then 29) Christophe de Coulanges, abbe de Livvy (known in the letters as Le Bien Bon). She was beautiful. This 1773 edition printed for the first time, the letters to Moulceau, Mme de Siamian - the granddaughter of Mme de Sevigne. This clean and tight original binding, spine with 6 compartments and gold fleur de lis stampings, with light wear to edges of spine., (Order No: 45017 ), $350.00

164. ( de Valera ), Fitzgibbon, Constantine (text by) (illustrative material by George Morrison), THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EAMON DE VALERA, Macmillan Publishing Co.,Inc, New York, (1973) 1st ptg, B&W photographs, 150pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), This book presents in text and pictures a remarkable recreation of the life and times of de Valera which, inevitably, has involved the visual and textual recreation of more than a century of Irish history., (Order No: 16383 ), $9.50

165. ( Debs ), Brommel, Bernard J., EUGENE V. DEBS: SPOKESMAN FOR LABOR AND SOCIALISM, Charles H. Kerr Publ. Co., Chicago, IL, 1978, B&W illustrations, 265pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip on dustjacket, ISBN 0882860062, (Order No: 59959 ), $7.50

166. ( Delorean ), Fallon, Ivan, and Srodes, James, DREAM MAKER: THE RISE AND FALL OF JOHN Z. DELOREAN, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1983), B&W illustrations, 455pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), BCE, ISBN 0399128212, (Order No: 1976 ), $4.00

167. ( Dempsey ), Dempsey, Lotta, NO LIFE FOR A LADY, Musson Book Company, Don Mills, Ontario, (1976), B&W illustrations, 207pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0773700293 The delightful and entertaining adventures of one of Canada's leading women journalists., (Order No: 35350 ), $8.00

168. ( Denham ), Denham, Sir James, MEMOIRS OF THE MEMORABLE, George H. Doran Company, New York, n.d. - c1920s, 17 B&W ill., 336pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 29926 ), $20.00

169. ( Denman ), Denman, D. R., A HALF AND HALF AFFAIR: CHRONICLES OF A HYBRID DON, Churchill Press, London, (1993), B&W illustrations, 359pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0902782282 Central to this life story is the creation of Land Economy as an academic discipline and the founding of the Tripos and Department of Land Economy at Cambridge University., (Order No: 38275 ), $20.00


171. ( Dewey ), Healy, Laurin Hall and Kutner, Luis, THE ADMIRAL, Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., Chicago, (1944), B&W illustrations, 338pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "This book is both a complete life of Admiral George Dewey and a comprehensive history of the Navy, to which he made so large a contribution.", (Order No: 10949 ), $5.00

172. ( Dighton ), Dighton, Adair, MY SPORTING LIFE, Richards, London, [1934], B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Early Days in Cheltenham; More Stories of the Garden City; My Medical Days in Edinburgh; And More Medicine; Now Liverpool; My Debut on the Sporting Press; Coursing Days on the "Sporting Chronicle," Still Coursing; By the Back-Door Into Racing; Join the Life as "The Special Commissioner," "King Cob," Etc., Etc.; More of the Life and Some Stories; Studs and Their Owners; My Holy of Holies; Newmarket: The Headquarters of the Turf; Up North and in the Midlands., (Order No: 38670 ), $100.00

173. ( Disraeli ), Meynell, Wilfrid, BENJAMIN DISRAELI: AN UNCONVENTIONAL BIOGRAPHY, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1903 1st ed, 40 B&W illustrations, 520pp, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), From the preface; "Disraeli the Man - Disraeli as son, brother, husband, friend - is the theme of this book. It is an informal study of Temperament; in its way, and in his own words, 'A Psychological Romance.' A record of his public acts - not attempted here, except so far as those acts illustrate his personality - would be nothing short of a History of the reign of Victoria.", (Order No: 24561 ), $17.50

174. ( Ditka ), Keteyian, Armen, DITKA: MONSTER OF THE MIDWAY, Pocket Books, New York, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 346pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671749994, (Order No: 39678 ), $6.50

175. ( Dix ), Wilson, Dorothy Clarke, STRANGER AND TRAVELER: THE STORY OF DOROTHEA DIX, AMERICAN REFORMER, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, (1975) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 360pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316544963, (Order No: 4628 ), $4.50

176. ( Dole ), Dole, Mary Phylinda, A DOCTOR IN HOMESPUN - AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARY PHYLINDA DOLE, B.S., M.D., Privately Printed, n.p., 1941 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 165pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 56978 ), $10.00

177. ( Donnelly ), Ridge, Martin, IGNATIUS DONNELLY - THE PORTRAIT OF A POLITICIAN, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1962), B&W illustrations, 427pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Biography of one of the Midwest's most important political and intellectual leaders in the latter half of the nineteenth century., (Order No: 50584 ), $6.00

178. ( Doran ), Doran, George H., CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS, 1884-1934, Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, (1935) 2nd ptg, 416pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Part One--Which Is Rather Personal; Part Two--Which Concerns Publishers And Publishing Associates; Part Three--Which Concerns A Select London Group; Part Four--Which Concerns A Particular Group Of Very Friendly People; Part Five--Which Concerns Some Men In High Places; Part Six--Which Concern The Humourists And Other Ists; Part Seven--Which Concerns Men and Women Authors and Editors; Part Eight--Which Concerns The Ordained And The Unordained; Part Nine--Which Concerns A Series of Particular Events., (Order No: 46575 ), $5.00

179. ( Douglas ), Croft-Cooke, Rupert, BOSIE: LORD ALFRED DOUGLAS, HIS FRIENDS AND ENEMIES, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1963), B&W illustrations, 414pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Historically, Lord Alfred Douglas is known as the petulant, vicious, beautiful young man who was both Wilde's lover and his destroyer., (Order No: 26190 ), $5.00

180. ( Douglas ), Stevens, Frank E., LIFE OF STEPHEN ARNOLD DOUGLAS - STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS -- JOURNAL OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OCTOBER 1923 - JAN 1924, Illinois State Hist. Soc., Springfield, IL, 1924, B&W illustrations, 673pp, good+, wraps (softcover) light edgewear - clean and tight, DOUBLE NUMBER of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society - Vol. XVI, October 1923 - January 1924, Nos. 3-4. Massive and detailed biography of Douglas., (Order No: 44171 ), $40.00

181. ( Dreyfus ), Dreyfus, Jack, THE LION OF WALL STREET: THE TWO LIVES OF JACK DREYFUS, Regnery Publishing, Washington, DC, (1996) 1st ptg, B&W photos, 330pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0895264617 Dreyfus, Wall Street maverick and founder of the billion-dollar Dreyfus Fund, offers the story of his remarkable life, from his early years in Montgomery, Alabama, through college, the Coast Guard, and eventually to the New York Stock Exhange, where he created his formula for sharing America's wealth with millions of small investors. His second life involves his fight over depression., (Order No: 7402 ), $5.00

182. ( du Pont ), Rebetsky, Roger (text by), TWO HUNDRED IN TWO THOUSAND - A DU PONT FAMILY REUNION, du Pont Nemours Cemetary Co., (2000), B&W and color illustrations, 240pp, fine, light gray cloth (hardcover), An uncommon history of the du Pont family in America., (Order No: 59367 ), $95.00

183. ( Dupont ), Carr, William H. A., THE DU PONTS OF DELAWARE: A FANTASTIC DYNASTY, Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, (1964) 6th ptg, B&W illustrations, 368pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Illustrated with genealogical charts, a map and photographs., (Order No: 2109 ), $6.00

184. ( Dupont ), Dutton, William S., DU PONT: ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY YEARS, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1942, 396pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 2559 ), $4.00

185. ( Dupont ), Mosley, Leonard, BLOOD RELATIONS: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DU PONTS OF DELAWARE, Atheneum, New York, 1980, B&W illustrations, 428pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), BCE, ISBN 0689110553, (Order No: 4524 ), $4.00

186. ( Eastman ), O'Neill, William L., THE LAST ROMANTIC: A LIFE OF MAX EASTMAN, Oxford University Press, New York, 1978, B&W illustrations, 339pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195024052 Through an examination of Eastman's private papers, this book reveals the dynamics behind Eastman's several careers and political transformations, offering new insight into one of the most dashing and romantic writers of this century., (Order No: 14319 ), $7.00

187. ( Edison ), Beasley, Rex (foreword by Herbert Hoover), EDISON, Chilton Books, Philadelphia, PA, (1964) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 176pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) review slip laid in, In this book, Edison is seen in a conflict of moods as he proves, pushes, and shouts for the results he is determined to achieve., (Order No: 3663 ), $14.50

188. ( Edison ), Baldwin, Neil (with bookplate signed by the author), EDISON: INVENTING THE CENTURY, Hyperion, New York, (1995) 3rd ptg, B&W photos, 531pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0786860413 "The first biography of Thomas Edison to distinquish the myth from the complex and self-contradictory man, and the first to place him in the intellectual and cultural context of his times.", (Order No: 6312 ), $7.50

189. ( Edison ), Bryan, George S., EDISON: THE MAN AND HIS WORK, Garden City Publishing Co., Garden City, NY, (1926), B&W illustrations, 350pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), This volume endeavors to present the human interest inherent in Edison and at the same time it assumes that Edison cannot properly be separated from his work., (Order No: 29021 ), $5.00

190. ( Edison ), Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956); Thomas A. Edison, EDISON AS IN THOUGHT IN HIS LAB -- ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ETCHING, 1915, fine, exceptional matting and framing, Original copperplate etching (approximately 8.5 inches by 7 inches) titled EDISON AS IN THOUGHT IN HIS LAB, framed beautifully in a 20.5 inch by 20 inch frame with inset title. Profile image of Edison with laboratory equipment behind him. His eyes are closed as if in thought. Signed in pencil by the artist Bernhardt Wall on the lower right, and signed in the etching "Wall 1915, Silver Lake." A pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books, it was in 1915 that Wall decided to make etching his vocation, making this one of his early works. Thomas A. Edison established a chemical plant in Silver Lake, New Jersey in 1914. When it burned on January 9, 1916, Edison said he would rebuild in 48 hours. An uncommon Edison or Wall item., (Order No: 52443 ), $495.00

191. ( Edison ), Conot, Robert, A STREAK OF LUCK, Seaview Books, New York, (1979), B&W illustrations, 565pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872235211 Scholarly biography of Thomas A. Edison. Title comes from Edison's comment made July 26, 1869, 'I'll never give up for I may have a streak of luck before I die.', (Order No: 1905 ), $5.00

192. ( Edison ), Clark, Ronald W., EDISON: THE MAN WHO MADE THE FUTURE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1977) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 256pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399119523 The author describes Edison's early untutored upbringing, his first inventions, and his struggles in the industrial jungle. His great achievement in perfecting the world's first system of incandescent lighting and his success in building the first phonograph are graphically described, as are his vital early contributions to what became the motion picture industry. His work for the U.S. Navy during the First World War and his efforts to make his country self-sufficient in rubber are only two among the many other episodes in the life of this archetypal American of the era., (Order No: 16064 ), $4.50

193. ( Edison ), Garbedian, Gordon, THOMAS ALVA EDISON: BUILDER OF CIVILIZATION, Julian Messner, Inc., New York, (1947), ill. by Robert Burns, 231pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 52983 ), $7.50

194. ( Edison ), Hutchings, David W., EDISON AT WORK: THE THOMAS A. EDISON LABORATORY AT WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY - THE FAMOUS MUSEUM SERIES, Hastings House, Publishers, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 94pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803818939 Where did Edison work? What sort of shop did he have? How did he go about discovering his world-changing inventions? The answers are in the Thomas Edison Museum at West Orange, NJ, the laboratories and machine shops he worked in for forty-four years, and left for the last time only three months before his death at age 84., (Order No: 52658 ), $12.50

195. ( Edison ), Jones, Francis Arthur, THOMAS ALVA EDISON: SIXTY YEARS OF AN INVENTORS LIFE, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, (1908) 6th 1000, B&W illustrations, 362pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), Author interviewed many early acquaintences of Edison in preparing this book. Chapters on many of his inventions., (Order No: 2037 ), $12.00

196. ( Edison ), Miller, Francis Trevelyan, THOMAS A. EDISON: AN INSPIRING STORY FOR BOYS, The John C. Winston Co., Philadelphia, (1940), B&W illustrations, 320pp, good, black cloth (no dustjacket), First published in 1931 as: THOMAS A. EDISON - BENEFACTOR OF MANKIND: THE ROMANTIC LIFE STORY OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST INVENTOR., (Order No: 4676 ), $15.00

197. ( Edison ), Edison, Thomas A.; Runes, Dagobert D. (editor), THE DIARY AND SUNDRY OBSERVATIONS OF THOMAS ALVA EDISON, Philosophical Library, New York, (1948), B&W illustrations, 247pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The diary of Edison which is presented here for the first time in book form, is only fragmentary, and so are the many chapters of his observations and notes. Thomas Alva Edison was not a desk scientist. His mind was forever searching for new paths, new ways into the mysteries that surround us, and many a precious secret was he able to wrest from nature., (Order No: 4496 ), $17.50

198. ( Edison ), Simonds, William A. (introduction by Francis Jehl), A BOY WITH EDISON - ONE BOY'S EXCITING EXPERIENCES WITH AMERICA'S GREATEST INVENTOR, The Sun Dial Press, New York, (1940), B&W illustrations, 285pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Firsdt published in 1931. "Young Moderns Bookshelf", (Order No: 52768 ), $10.00

199. ( Edison ), Simonds, William Adams, EDISON: HIS LIFE, HIS WORK, HIS GENIUS - THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF AMERICA'S GREATEST INVENTOR, Blue Ribbon Books, New York, (1940), 364pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1934., (Order No: 53010 ), $20.00

200. ( Edison ), Tate, Alfred O. (Edison's Private Secretary), EDISON'S OPEN DOOR - THE LIFE STORY OF THOMAS A. EDISON: A GREAT INDIVIDUALIST; BY HIS PRIVATE SECRETARY, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1938 1st ed, 320pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, small tear top spine, "This is the most personal story that has ever been written about Edison and could not have been told by anyone else." Light edgewear, slight can to book block, and a small tear at the top of the spine., (Order No: 52984 ), $17.50

201. ( Edison ), Vanderbilt, Byron M., THOMAS EDISON, CHEMIST, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 1971, B&W illustrations, 373pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0841201293 Thomas Edison - inventory, innovater, electrical and mechanical wizard - was first and foremost a remarkably versatile chemist., (Order No: 2174 ), $5.00

202. ( Edison ), Wachhorst, Wyn, THOMAS ALVA EDISON: AN AMERICAN MYTH, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1982) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 328pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0262231085 Book traces the transmutations of Edison's image in the eyes of his countrymen as the ideal embodiment of American values and virtues: hard work, perserverance, the gospel of technological progress, the mythology of the self-made man, individualism, optimism, practically mingled with idealism., (Order No: 3661 ), $5.00

203. ( Epstein ), Epstein, Jacob, EPSTEIN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Hulton Press, London, (1955), B&W illustrations, 294pp, very good+, green leather, teg (hardcover), THIS EDITION IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTAINS A COLLOTYPE REPRODUCTION OF HIS WATERCOLOUR PAINTING 'LILIES'. IT IS LIMITED TO 195 COPIES OF WHICH 185 ARE FOR SALE. THIS IS NUMBER 181., (Order No: 52299 ), $185.00

204. ( Evarts ), Evarts, William Maxwell (edited, with an introduction by his son Sherman Evarts), ARGUMENTS AND SPEECHES OF WILLIAM MAXWELL EVARTS - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1919, B&W frontis, good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) inscribed by the editor, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901) served as President Andrew Johnson's Chief Counsel during the impreachment trials and later served (1868-9) as the US Attorney General. From 1877-1881 he was Secretary of State. A very accomplished person he later raised the monies for the base of the Statue of Liberty. He is buried about 40 minutes from our shop where his family resided. This set comes from the family's estate. Volume I: 722pp, ads, inscribed on the title page "Elizabeth P. Evarts - Nov. 1, 1919. - from her father [the editor], this first volume exhibits edgewear, the other volumes are very good. Volume II: 647pp; and, Volume III: 461pp., (Order No: 54246 ), $100.00

205. ( Evarts ), Evarts, Sherman (edited with an introduction by), ARGUMENTS AND SPEECHES OF WILLIAM MAXWELL EVARTS - VOLUME III ONLY, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1919 1st ed, 461pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) some spotting on boards, (Order No: 60090 ), $20.00

206. ( Faulk ), Burton, Michael C., JOHN HENRY FAULK: A BIOGRAPHY - THE MAKING OF A LIBERATED MIND, Eakin Press, Austin, TX, (1993) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 220pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, signed by author, ISBN 0890159238, (Order No: 58887 ), $9.50

207. ( Faulkner ), Faulkner, Katharine B., DREAMS HAPPENINGS AND THE ADVENTURES OF A WOOLGATHERER IN POLITICS, Shiver Mountain Press, Inc., Washington Depot, CT, (1981), unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 089488011X Contents include: The Dreams; The Happenings; and, The Adventures of a Woolgatherer in Politics., (Order No: 44587 ), $25.00

208. ( Filson ), Walton, John, JOHN FILSON OF KENTUCKE, University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, KY, (1956), 130pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A biography of Kentucky's first historian and cartographer, the man who discovered Daniel Boone and quickly spread his name and exploits to distant parts of the world., (Order No: 38058 ), $32.50

209. ( Fischer ), Fischer, Brigitte B. & Zohn, Harry (translated by), MY EUROPEAN HERITAGE: LIFE AMONG GREAT MEN OF LETTERS, Branden Publishing Company, Boston, MA, (1986), B&W illustrations, 314pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0828318972 These memoirs outline the story of one of the world's great publishing houses, S. Fischer Verlag. With the aid of a diary, Fischer evokes the atmosphere of her parental home, a mecca for writers and musicians, and describes how, after her father's death in 1934, she and her husband escaped the Nazis and established an American branch of the company., (Order No: 13495 ), $6.00

210. ( Fisher ), Chase, Mary Ellen, JONATHAN FISHER: MAINE PARSON 1768-1847, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1948 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 280pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59928 ), $5.00

211. ( Fisk ), Swanberg, W. A., JIM FISK: THE CAREER OF AN IMPROBABLE RASCAL, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1959), B&W illustrations, 310pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "America's most flamboyant crook, murdered in 1872 by his mistress's lover after a career of colossal swindles and impudent ostentation.", (Order No: 2742 ), $5.00

212. ( Fiske ), Clark, John Spencer, THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN FISKE - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1917 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 2 vols, very good, red cloth, teg (hardcover) no dustjackets, Vol 1, 533pp; Vol 2, 523pp., (Order No: 8538 ), $17.50

213. ( Forbes ), Jones, Arthur, MALCOLM FORBES: PERIPATETIC MILLIONAIRE, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1977) 1st ed, 30 B&W ill., 211pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0060122048 Malcolm Forbes did not inherit a fortune-he inherited a struggling magazine. From that base, in less than thirty years, Forbes magazine grew to a major moneymaker-for one man. How it grew, why it grew, and the fun Malcolm Forbes, a modern-day adventurer, had along the way making it grow is the tale told in this book., (Order No: 12565 ), $4.00

214. ( Ford ), Graves, Ralph H., THE TRIUMPH OF AN IDEA: THE STORY OF HENRY FORD, Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York, 1934 1st ed, ill. with 52 photographs, 184pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A slight, publicity type of book that traces growth of Ford production and describes plants and processes. Larson 408., (Order No: 1922 ), $5.00

215. ( Ford ), Lasky, Victor, NEVER COMPLAIN, NEVER EXPLAIN: THE STORY OF HENRY FORD II, Richard Marek Publishers, New York, (1981), 307pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, ISBN 0399901043, (Order No: 8233 ), $3.50

216. ( Ford ), Sward, Keith, THE LEGEND OF HENRY FORD, Rinehart & Company, Inc., New York, 1948, 501pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket - light edgewear, The result of ten years of research, this is the first definitive work on the great industrialist who built an automobile into a veritable empire., (Order No: 41473 ), $4.00

217. ( Ford ), Wik, Reynold M., HENRY FORD AND GRASS-ROOTS AMERICA, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1972), B&W illustrations, 266pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0472972006 Re-creates the era of the Tin Lizzie and the Fordson tractor. Tracing and evaluating Ford's activities and ideas in many fields - agriculture, science, politics, education - the author examines the ways in which Mr. Ford came to epitomize the values of the "little man" in the minds of many rural Americans, who looked upon Ford as one of their own., (Order No: 37213 ), $9.50

218. ( Foster ), Foster, Herbert D., COLLECTED PAPERS OF HERBERT D. FOSTER: PROFESSOR OF HISTORY AT DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, 1893-1927, Privately Printed, n.p., [1929], B&W frontis, 249pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) few pencil marks in margins, (Order No: 40291 ), $15.00

219. ( Foster ), Johanningsmeier, Edward P., FORGING AMERICAN COMMUNISM - THE LIFE OF WILLIAM Z. FOSTER, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1994) 1st ptg, 433pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0691033315 A major figure in the history of twentieth-century American radicalism, William Z. Foster (1881-1961) fought his way out of the slums of turn-of-the-century Philadelphia to become a professional revolutionary as well as a notorious and feared labor agitator., (Order No: 57581 ), $8.50

220. ( Fox ), Drinkwater, John, CHARLES JAMES FOX, Cosmopolitan Book Corp., New York, 1928 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 389pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) faint tear top of spine, (Order No: 2460 ), $4.50

221. ( Fox ), Lascelles, Edward, THE LIFE OF CHARLES JAMES FOX, Octagon Books, New York, 1970, B&W frontis, 345pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), First published in 1936., (Order No: 34246 ), $14.50

222. ( Fox ), Reid, Loren, CHARLES JAMES FOX: A MAN FOR THE PEOPLE, University of Missouri Press, Columbia, MO, (1969), 475pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0826200761 This full- length biography describes and analyzes Fox's speeches. The author focuses on Fox's personality and speechmaking providing a detailed description of events directly connected with his career., (Order No: 52093 ), $10.00

223. ( France ), Segur, Nicolas (authorized translation with an introduction by J. Lewis May), THE OPINIONS OF ANATOLE FRANCE, The Bodley Head/Dodd, Mead, London/New York, (1928), 217pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 31439 ), $14.50

224. ( Franklin ), Ford, Paul Leicester, THE MANY-SIDED FRANKLIN, The Century Co., New York, 1899, B&W illustrations, 516pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover) light edgewear to cloth, (Order No: 49250 ), $8.00

225. ( Franklin ), Franklin, Benjamin (Franklin, Wm. Temple), THE WORKS OF DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, IN PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS, AND MORALS: ... VOLUME IV ONLY, William Duane, Philadelphia, PA, 1817, 564pp, good, full calf leather (hardcover) leather cracked at hinges, "...CONTAINING HIS DIPOLMATIC CORRESPONDENCE, AS MINISTER OF THE UNITED STATES, AT THE COURT OF VERSAILLES; HIS PRIVATE EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE, MISCELLANEOUS, LITERARY, AND PHILOSOPHICAL SUBJECTS, BETWEEN THE YEARS 1753 AND 1790, DEVELOPING THE SECRET HISTORY OF HIS POLITICAL TRANSACTIONS AND NEGOTIATIONS. PUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINALS, BY HIS GRANDSON, WM. TEMPLE FRANKLIN." Vol. VI only containing: Private Correspondence. Miscellaneous. Part II; Political. Private Correspondence. Part II (Part I is in Vol V.; Political. Private Correspondence. Part III. Relating to Negotiations for Peace. Clean and tight copy, leather on spine cracking from outside., (Order No: 52518 ), $300.00

226. ( Franklin ), Franklin, Benjamin; Sparks, Jared (edited by), FAMILIAR LETTERS AND MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME PUBLISHED, ... WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES, Jackson and Walford, London, 1833, 295pp, good, green cloth spine, paper label (hardcover) wear to boards, 128 of Franklin's letters from 1726 through 1789 followed by seven papers., (Order No: 53360 ), $200.00

227. ( Franklin ), Goodman, Nathan G.; and, Nolan, J. Bennett, A FRANKLIN MISCELLANY: THE INGENIOUS DR. FRANKLIN; BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN SCOTLAND AND IRELAND; GENERAL BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1956, very good, black spines (hardcover) in good slipcase, A 3-volume set of works about Franklin re-published on the 250th anniversary of his birth. The boxed set includes: THE INGENIOUS DR. FRANKLIN: SELECTED SCIENTIFIC LETTERS, originally published in 1931, 244pp; BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN SCOTLAND AND IRELAND 1759 AND 1771, originally published in 1938, 229pp; and, GENERAL BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: THE MILITARY CAREER OF A PHILOSOPHER, originally published in 1936, 101pp., (Order No: 60152 ), $20.00

228. ( Franklin ), Holman, Louis A. (reproductions of paintings by Charles E. Mills in the Franklin Union, Boston), SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Small, Maynard & Company, Boston, MA, 1916, B&W illustrations, 83pp, good, brown cloth spine (hardcover) light wear to corners, The paintings which form the subject of this volume constitute the frieze in the entrance hall of the Franklin Union Building on Berkeley Street in Franklin's native town, Boston., (Order No: 52418 ), $15.00

229. ( Franklin ), Labaree, Leonard W. and Bell, Whitfield, J. (editors), MR. FRANKLIN: A SELECTION FROM HIS PERSONAL LETTERS, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1956, color illustrations, 61pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Here are twenty-seven letters that reflect the appealing personality of the first American to achieve world fame.", (Order No: 16215 ), $5.00

230. ( Franklin ), Stifler, James Madison, "MY DEAR GIRL", George H. Doran Company, New York, (1927), B&W illustrations, 279pp, good, grey cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) wear to cloth, The correspondence of Benjamin Franklin with Polly Stevenson, Georgiana and Catherine Shipley. CONDITION NOTE - Light wear top/bottom of spine and light discoloration to cloth., (Order No: 16214 ), $8.00

231. ( Frey ), Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, A RUSSIAN'S AMERICAN DREAM - A MEMOIR ON WILLIAM FREY, University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, KS, 1965, 147pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), William Frey (the adopted name of the son of a Russian general) gave up the prospect of a brilliant career in geodetics at home, and in 1868 emigrated to the United States with his bride., (Order No: 50158 ), $12.50

232. ( Frick ), Harvey, George, HENRY CLAY FRICK: THE MAN, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1928, B&W illustrations, 382pp, good, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 2256 ), $5.00

233. ( Fuller ), Chipperfield, Faith, IN QUEST OF LOVE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MARGARET FULLER, Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, (1957), B&W frontis, 320pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Margaret Fuller has her place in American social history as the pioneer career woman whose book WOMAN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY ushered in the long war of independence of her sex., (Order No: 55827 ), $6.00

234. ( Funt ), Funt, Marilyn, ARE YOU ANYBODY? CONVERSATIONS WITH WIVES OF CELEBRITIES, The Dial Press, New York, (1979) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 339pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), signed by author, ISBN 0803704453 Marilyn Funt asks women who were married to famous men how they coped with their unique status., (Order No: 30013 ), $4.00

235. ( Galbraith ), Sasson, Helen (editor) and Williams, Andrea (associate editor), BETWEEN FRIENDS: PERSPECTIVES ON JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1999 1st ptg, 176pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0395971306 Sixteen of Galbraith's friends and colleagues collaborate on a book about him. This book pays homage to a man who has based his life on the belief that economics should be about people, not numbers., (Order No: 24032 ), $10.00

236. ( Galitzine ), Galitzine, Princess Nicholas, SPIRIT TO SURVIVE: THE MEMOIRS OF PRINCESS NICHOLAS GALITZINE, William Kimber, London, (1976), B&W illustrations, 199pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) AUTHOR INSCRIBED, ISBN 0718303946 It falls to few human beings to experience the extremes of circumstances that have been the destiny of Princess Galitzine. What qualities enable you to endure first deprivation, than the collapse of the world around you, the execution of your father and then solitary confinement with the expectation of your own death? Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper and dated 1977., (Order No: 47470 ), $175.00

237. ( Garfield ), Garfield, James Abram (edited by Burke A. Hinsdale), THE WORKS OF JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, (1970), very good, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0836953304 First published in 1882. Volume I, 779pp; and, Volume II, 816pp., (Order No: 54028 ), $50.00

238. ( Garrison ), Nye, Russel B. (edited by Oscar Handlin), WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON AND THE HUMANITARIAN REFORMERS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1955) 6th ptg, 215pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), William Lloyd Garrison's passionate revolt against man-made authority became a symbol of the struggle between slavery and freedom, progress and retrogression. A social being, tied to humanity and incapable of acting without it, "his life graphically and dramatically illustrated the complexity of the reform impulse as a whole.", (Order No: 16568 ), $4.00

239. ( Gautier ), Richardson, Joanna, JUDITH GAUTIER - A BIOGRAPHY, Franklin Watts, New York, 1987 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 312pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0531150259 Judith Gautier was born in Paris in 1845, the daughter of Theophile Gautier and his mistress, the contralto Ernesta Grisi., (Order No: 42121 ), $6.00

240. ( George ), Edwards, J. Hugh, THE LIFE OF DAVID LLOYD GEORGE WITH A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WELSH PEOPLE - TWO VOLUME SET, Waverly Book Company, London, (1913), B&W illustrations, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Two volume set: Volume I, 270pp; Volume II, 226pp., (Order No: 36699 ), $45.00

241. ( Gilder ), Gilder, Richard Watson (edited by his Daughter Rosamond Gilder), LETTERS OF RICHARD WATSON GILDER, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1916, B&W illustrations, 515pp, very good, dark green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 52871 ), $10.00

242. ( Gladstone ), Hamilton, Edward W., MR. GLADSTONE - A MONOGRAPH, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1898, 178pp, very good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 56406 ), $15.00

243. ( Gladstone ), Marlow, Joyce, THE OAK AND THE IVY: AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM AND CATHERINE GLADSTONE, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1977 1st ed, 26 B&W ill., 324pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (closed tear/fold rear of dj), ISBN 0385112904 This is the dual biography of a fascinating couple--William Gladstone, the most famous politician of Victorian England, and his wife Catherine, a popular, unconventional woman who was devoted to her husband and family yet managed to live a remarkably independent and productive life of her own., (Order No: 14561 ), $5.00

244. ( Godfrey ), Vickery, James B. (introduction by), THE JOURNALS OF JOHN EDWARDS GODFREY - BANGOR, MAINE 1863-1869, Courier-Gazette, Inc., Rockland, ME, (1979), B&W illustrations, 442pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Over a hundred years later, the journals of Judge John Edwards Godfrey, of Bangor, Maine, recreate a time when personal and political sentiments were actively expressed in daily life., (Order No: 52567 ), $14.50

245. ( Gonzalez ), Marquez-Sterling, Manuel (inscribed by), FERNAN GONZALEZ, FIRST COUNT OF CASTILE: THE MAN AND THE LEGEND - ROMANCE MONOGRAPHS, INC. NUMBER 40, Romance Monographs, Inc., University, Mississippi, 1980, B&W ill. and maps, 154pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 8449940567 Fernan Gonzalez is one of the most interesting figures in the history of medieval Spain. His rebellions against the kings of Leon and his eventual success in segregating the county of Castille from the kingdom of Leon in the middle of the 10th century changed the course of Spainish history. Less than seventy years after his death, in 970, Castile under one of his heirs became a full-fledged kingdom and led the vanguard of the reconquista., (Order No: 52858 ), $75.00

246. ( Goodman ), Goodman, Arnold (aka Lord Goodman; preface by Lord Annan), NOT FOR THE RECORD: SELECTED SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, Andre Deutsch, London, (1973) 2nd ptg, 173pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, ISBN 0233963464 Composed with an urbanity and a wit which never disguise their basic seriousness, these articles and speeches by Lord Goodman illustrate his central preoccupation with equity and justice., (Order No: 38764 ), $14.50

247. ( Gordon ), Frank, Katherine, A PASSAGE TO EGYPT: THE LIFE OF LUCIE DUFF GORDON, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1994 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 399pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0395546885, (Order No: 55800 ), $4.50

248. ( Gordon ), Garrett, Richard, GENERAL GORDON, Arthur Barker Limited, London, (1974), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0213164825 "What kind of man was General Gordon, the victim of Khartoum? A politically naive soldier, who aspired to govern? A religious fanatic, or the epitome of a practising Christian? Or was he, more simply, an eccentric Victorian adventurer?", (Order No: 55144 ), $8.00

249. ( Gordon ), Nutting, Anthony, GORDON OF KHARTOUM: MARTYR AND MISFIT, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, (1966), B&W ill., B&W maps, 338pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 23110 ), $6.00

250. ( Gore ), Pinkney, Helen R., CHRISTOPHER GORE: FEDERALIST OF MASSACHUSETTS 1758-1827, Gore Place Society, Waltham, MA, (1999) 2nd ptg, 180pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), First published in 1969. Through speculation Gore acquired great wealth and built a country house that is one of America's finest examples of Federalist architecture, and from the ratification of the federal Constitution until the beginning of the Era of Good Feelings, he applied his talents to shaping the policies of the Federalist party in Massachusetts., (Order No: 54024 ), $12.50

251. ( Gorham ), Gorham, Marti, CARPETS OF CLOVER: AN AIR FORCE PILOT'S STORY 1942-1970, P.W.B. and Sons Publisher, Meredith, NH, 2000, 277pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0970212100 Story of Robert Gorham's career and the Air Force life he shared with his wife and three sons., (Order No: 58951 ), $30.00

252. ( Greeley ), Cornell, William M., THE LIFE AND PUBLIC CAREER OF HON. HORACE GREELEY, D. Lothrop & Company, Boston, MA, n.d. c1880, 4 B&W illustrations, 317pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40322 ), $15.00

253. ( Grenfell ), Mosley, Nicholas, JULIAN GRENFELL: HIS LIFE AND THE TIMES OF HIS DEATH 1888-1915, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 275pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0030175968 Julian Grenfell, scion of the wealthy Grenfell family, sportsman and poet, was idolized by his contemporaries at Oxford during the first decade of the twentieth century., (Order No: 55752 ), $7.50

254. ( Greville ), Morrell, Philip (arranged with introduction and notes by), LEAVES FROM THE GREVILLE DIARY: A NEW AND ABRIDGED EDITION, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, n.d., 877pp, good+, purple cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket fading to spine, (Order No: 57907 ), $9.00

255. ( Grinnell ), Parsons, Cynthia, GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL - A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH, Grinnell and Lawton Publ., Millbrook, NY, (1993), 205pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 096351900X, (Order No: 58659 ), $30.00

256. ( Guggenheim ), Hoyt, Edwin P., THE GUGGENHEIMS AND THE AMERICAN DREAM, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1967) 1st ed, 382pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In 1847 the Guggenheims (fourteen of them) left a tiny Swiss ghetto for the dream of freedom. Simon and his eldest son, Meyer, became manufacturers of stove polish. By World War I, Meyer's sons were worth more than $500 million, and were the most important men in the world metal industries., (Order No: 4576 ), $4.00

257. ( Guggenheim ), Lomask, Milton, SEED MONEY: THE GUGGENHEIM STORY, Farrar, Straus and Co., New York, 1964, B&W illustrations, 307pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 2043 ), $7.50

258. ( Hadley ), Hadley, Morris, ARTHUR TWINING HADLEY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1948, B&W illustrations, 282pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 39945 ), $4.00

259. ( Hale ), Finley, Ruth E., THE LADY OF GODEY'S - SARAH JOSEPHA HALE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1931 3rd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 318pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, A native of Newport, New Hampshire, Sarah Josepha Hale campaigned for 40 years for a national day of Thanksgiving which became a reality in 1863 when President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a national day of Thanksgiving., (Order No: 55332 ), $10.00

260. ( Hamilton ), Fothergill, Brian, SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON: ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 459pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0151826765 The first biography of a uniquely accomplished and attractive personality hitherto unjustly known only as a background figure in the scandalous relationship between his second wife Emma and Lord Nelson., (Order No: 40372 ), $12.50

261. ( Hanke ), Hanke, Ruth, REMEMBERING CLAYTON, Vantage Press, New York, (1998) 1st ed, 56pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0533122643 The author's cousin, Clayton, was told by doctors, at age forty-eight, that he might have only a short time left to live. The author distills the memories of their vacations together and the mutual fellowship they felt., (Order No: 49183 ), $20.00

262. ( Harding ), Russell, Francis, PRESIDENT HARDING: HIS LIFE AND TIMES, 1865-1923, Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, (1969), B&W frontis, 691pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 041327500 Harding, the author points out, 'came at a dividing point in history when men moved forward and looked back. The first new President after World War I, he was also the first President to be born after the Civil War. His election was in one sense a nostalgic yearning to recapture the years before the war, seen through the imperfect haze of memory, at a moment when twentieth-century America was inevitably if belatedly taking form.', (Order No: 37910 ), $12.50

263. ( Haswell ), Spargo, John, ANTHONY HASWELL: PRINTER - PATRIOT - BALLADER, The Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1925, B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light rubbing and edgewear, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY WITH A SELECTION OF HIS BALLADS AND AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAHICAL LIST OF HIS IMPRINTS. One of 300 copies signed by John Spargo. Born Portsmouth, England, in 1756, Haswell played a role in the early development of the State of Vermont, served in the Revolutionary War, was a Master Mason, a Balladier and poet, and publisher and printer., (Order No: 51435 ), $200.00

264. ( Hay ), Sears, Lorenzo, JOHN HAY: AUTHOR AND STATESMAN, Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1914, B&W illustrations, 150pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal marks, light foxing, Contents include: Early Years; Formative Influences; Literary Labours; Diplomacy; Impressions And Conclusions., (Order No: 46170 ), $15.00

265. ( Hearst ), Chaney, Lindsay & Cieply, Michael, THE HEARSTS: FAMILY & EMPIRE: THE LATER YEARS, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1981), B&W illustrations, 411pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671247654, (Order No: 2796 ), $3.50

266. ( Hearst ), Tebbel, John, THE LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1952 2nd ptg, 386pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Biography of Hearst: publisher of twenty newspapers, owner of endlessly rich mines, of magazines, ranches, palaces, castles, and of men and women who both loved and hated him., (Order No: 3493 ), $10.00

267. ( Hellman ), Hellman, George S., LANES OF MEMORY, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1927, B&W illustrations, 243pp, good+, blue cloth spine (hardcover) dustjacket front laid in, In this volume of connected miscellanies, a poet, art critic, collector, gambler, and educator gives us the choicest of his remembered adventures among books, manuscripts, pictures, and personages., (Order No: 40554 ), $14.50

268. ( Hershey ), Hershey, Lenore, BETWEEN THE COVERS: THE LADY'S OWN JOURNAL, Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, (1983), B&W ill., 242pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0698112261 In this book Lenore Hershey goes "between the covers" of her own life as wife, mother and career woman as well, to share what she has learned--and is still learning., (Order No: 35977 ), $3.00

269. ( Heyerdahl ), Jacoby, Arnold, SENIOR KON-TIKI: THE BIOGRAPHY OF THOR HEYERDAHL, Rand McNally & Company, (1967) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 424pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 57986 ), $7.00

270. ( Hickey ), Hickey, William (edited by Roger Hudson), MEMOIRS OF A GEORGIAN RAKE, The Folio Society, London, (1996) 2nd ptg, engravings by John Lawrence, 414pp, fine, maroon cloth spine, pictorial boards in fine slipcase, The Folio Society edition first published in 1995., (Order No: 34362 ), $20.00

271. ( Hickey ), Quennell, Peter (edited and with an introduction by), THE PRODIGAL RAKE: MEMOIRS OF WILLIAM HICKEY, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1962 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 452pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "One of the most entertaining autobiographies in the English language." Provides insights to 18th century social life., (Order No: 3519 ), $4.50

272. ( Hicks ), Hicks, Rachel, MEMOIR OF RACHEL HICKS (WRITTEN BY HERSELF) LATE OF WESTBURY, LONG ISLAND - A MINISTER IN THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1880, B&W frontis, 287pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) one signature a tad loose, "Together with some Letters and a Memorial of Westbury Monthly Meeting.", (Order No: 54933 ), $50.00

273. ( Higginson ), Perry, Bliss, LIFE AND LETTERS OF HENRY LEE HIGGINSON, The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, MA, (1921), B&W illustrations, 557pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 56693 ), $10.00

274. ( Hirohito ), Behr, Edward, HIROHITO: BEHIND THE MYTH, Villard Books, New York, 1989 1st ed, 12 B&W ill., 437pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394580729 Edward Behr, distinguished European editor of Newsweek and author of The Last Emperor, takes the reader from Hirohito's birth amid imperial splendor to his death and the pomp of a funeral attended by countless foreign dignitaries., (Order No: 10862 ), $4.50

275. ( Hodge ), Hodge, Orlando John, REMINISCENCES, The Imperial Press, Cleveland, OH, 1902, 247pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), The biography of Col. O. J. Hodge of Cleveland, Ohio., (Order No: 51231 ), $25.00

276. ( Hogarth ), Quennell, Peter, HOGARTH'S PROGRESS, Collins, London, 1955, B&W illustrations, 319pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This study is not confined to Hogarth's artistic genius-- it also examines Hogarth against the background of his age., (Order No: 24093 ), $4.00

277. ( Holland ), The Earl of Ilchester, THE HOME OF THE HOLLANDS, 1605-1820, E. P. Dutton and Company, New York, (1937) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 410pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This account of Holland House is based on a collection of letters and manuscripts., (Order No: 52145 ), $15.00

278. ( Holmes ), Justice Holmes (selected and edited with introduction and commentary by Max Lerner), THE MIND AND FAITH OF JUSTICE HOLMES: HIS SPEECHES, ESSAYS, LETTERS AND JUDICIAL OPINIONS, The Modern Library, New York, (1954), 474pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 30004 ), $5.00

279. ( Holmes ), Tilton, Eleanor M., AMIABLE AUTOCRAT: A BIOGRAPHY OF DR. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, Henry Schuman, New York, (1947), B&W illustrations, 470pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 32170 ), $4.00

280. ( Home ), Home, D. D. (introduction by Judge Edmonds), INCIDENTS IN MY LIFE, Carleton, Publisher, New York, 1863 1st ed, 315pp, ads, good, brown cloth (hardcover) wear to cloth, foxing throughout, (Order No: 59728 ), $150.00

281. ( Hoover ), Hampton, Vernon B., BREASTING WORLD FRONTIERS: HERBERT HOOVER'S ACHIEVEMENTS, The John Willig Press, Inc., Stapleton, NY, (1933), ill. by Jack W. Springer, 129pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Accomplishments of Hoover's term as President of the United States., (Order No: 49524 ), $15.00

282. ( Hoover ), Irwin, Will, HERBERT HOOVER: A REMINISCENT BIOGRAPHY, The Century Co., New York, (1928) 2nd ptg, 315pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 31227 ), $3.00

283. ( Hoover ), Lambert, Darwin, HERBERT HOOVER'S HIDEAWAY, Shenandoah Nat. Hist. Assn., Luray, VA, 1971, B&W illustrations, 143pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "The Story of Camp Hoover on the Rapidan River in Shenandoah National Park." Bulletin No. 4 Shenandoah Natural History Association, Inc., (Order No: 52237 ), $4.50

284. ( Hoover ), Wilbur, Ray Lyman and Hyde, Arthur Mastick, THE HOOVER POLICIES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1937 1st ed, 667pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), The purpose of this volume is to present Hoover's principles and policies both in philosophy of government and in action., (Order No: 40001 ), $7.00

285. ( Hopkins ), Peters, W. A. M., GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS: A TRIBUTE, Loyola University Press, Chicago, IL, (1984), 99pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0829404562, (Order No: 40688 ), $7.00

286. ( Hopkinson ), Konkle, Burton A., JOSEPH HOPKINSON 1770-1842 - JURIST: SCHOLAR: INSPIRER OF THE ARTS, University Of Penn. Press, Philadelphia, 1931, B&W illustrations, 361pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) dustjacket panels laid in, Son of the illustrious Francis Hopkinson, Joseph was a lawyer, statesman, author of "Hail Columbia", editor of the first American edition of Shakespeare, and founder of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts., (Order No: 1289 ), $25.00

287. ( Housman ), Housman, Laurence, THE UNEXPECTED YEARS, Jonathan Cape, London, (1937) 2nd ptg, B&W frontis, 392pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 15280 ), $5.00

288. ( Houston ), Roberts, Madge Thornall (foreword by Randolph B. Campbell), STAR OF DESTINY: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SAM AND MARGARET HOUSTON, University of North Texas Pr, Denton, TX, (1993), B&W illustrations, 432pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0929398513 This volume draws upon previously unpublished family letters between Sam and his wife Margaret Lea, which reveal a deep interdependency between the two., (Order No: 49565 ), $12.50

289. ( Howard ), Howard, Esme (Lord Howard of Penrith), THEATRE OF LIFE, 1863-1905, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1935, B&W illustrations, 336pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 35102 ), $5.00

290. ( Howard ), Howard, D. L. (with a foreword by Hugh J. Klare), JOHN HOWARD: PRISON REFORMER, Archer House Inc., New York, (1963), B&W illustrations, 186pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The life and character and work of John Howard, the eighteenth century pioneer of English prison reform, who was described by John Wesley as "one of the greatest men in Europe.", (Order No: 38127 ), $15.00

291. ( Howe ), Pickett, Calder M., ED HOWE: COUNTRY TOWN PHILOSOPHER, University Pr. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1968), B&W frontis, 402pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A comprehensive picture of the man who was once the most widely-quoted small town editor in America., (Order No: 30763 ), $4.50

292. ( Hughes ), Hack, Richard, HUGHES: THE PRIVATE DIARIES, MEMOS AND LETTERS - THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN BILLIONAIRE, New Millennium Press, Beverly Hills, CA, (2001) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 444pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 189322435X, (Order No: 55077 ), $5.00

293. ( Huneker ), de Casseres, Benjamin, JAMES GIBBONS HUNEKER, Joseph Lawren Publisher, New York, (1925), 62pp, good, paper covered boards (hardcover) light edgewear, Contents include: James Gibbons Huneker, I. "Jim" The Man; James Gibbons Huneker, A Bibliography by Joseph Lawren., (Order No: 44837 ), $7.50

294. ( Huntington ), Evans, Cerinda W., COLLIS POTTER HUNTINGTON - VOLUME ONE ONLY, The Mariner's Museum, Newport News, VA, 1954, B&W illustrations, 384pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), Detailed biography of Huntington and his contributions to the building of the railroads. Complete and scholarly. - THIS OFFERING IS FOR VOLUME ONE ONLY !!!, (Order No: 1975 ), $17.50

295. ( Hussein ), Karsh, Efraim and Rautsi, Inari, SADDAM HUSSEIN: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY, The Free Press, New York, (1991) 1st ptg, 309pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 002917063X Two specialists on Middle East history and politics have combined their expertise to write the first in-depth political biography of the man who put Iraq on a collision course with the world., (Order No: 42747 ), $6.50

296. ( Irving ), Stoker, Bram, PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF HENRY IRVING - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Greenwood Press, Publishers, Westport, CT, (1970), B&W illustrations, very good+, light blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0837128455 Originally published in 1906. Volume I, 372pp; Volume II, 388pp., (Order No: 53159 ), $50.00

297. ( Irving ), Sawler, Harvey, TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY IRVINGS, Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada, (2007), 192pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1551096080 Famed Canadian industrialist K. C. Irving has always been considered ground zero of the Irving family empire., (Order No: 57367 ), $15.00

298. ( Irwin ), Irwin, Will, THE MAKING OF A REPORTER, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1942), 440pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 40561 ), $20.00

299. ( Jackson ), Jackson, Maisie Cowper, UP FROM DOWN UNDER, Maisie C. Jackson, Hanover, NH, (1992), B&W illustrations, 145pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) owner's name, Contents include: Foreword; My Parents and Grandparents; My Early Days; Sugar and Spice; Gathering Strength; Loosening Strings; My Own Apron; No Strings Attached; Afterword., (Order No: 50986 ), $20.00

300. ( James ), Worcester, Kent, C. L. R. JAMES: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY, State Univ. of New York, Albany, NY, (1996), 311pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0791427528 First sustained account of the life and work of one of the twentieth-century's most important radical intellectuals., (Order No: 59664 ), $10.00

301. ( Jay ), Morris, Richard B. (edited by) (associate editor Floyd M. Shumway; assistant editors Ene Sirvet and Elaine G. Brown), JOHN JAY: THE MAKING OF A REVOLUTIONARY, UNPUBLISHED PAPERS 1745-1780, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1975) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 866pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060130806 The first of three volumes of Jay's previously unpublished papers. This volume is a documentary biography of Jay's life from his days as a King's College student to the climactic moments of his mission to Spain on behalf of Congress in 1780, and includes the record of his courtship of Sarah Livingston and the first years of their long and happy marriage., (Order No: 33223 ), $17.50

302. ( Jefferson ), Burstein, Andrew, THE INNER JEFFERSON: PORTRAIT OF A GRIEVING OPTIMIST, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1995), B&W illustrations, 334pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813916186 The author shows Jefferson to have been a man of substance and character, yet possessed of a mean streak, alternately strong and frail, convivial and reclusive, ordinary and extraordinary., (Order No: 22695 ), $7.50

303. ( Jefferson ), Boyd, Julian P. (editor), THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON - VOLUME 10: 22 JUNE TO 31 DECEMBER 1786, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1964) 2nd ptg, 654pp, very good+, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, First published in 1954., (Order No: 53661 ), $45.00

304. ( Jefferson ), Dole, Nathan Haskell, JOSEPH JEFFERSON AT HOME, Estes and Lauriat, Boston, MA, 1898, B&W illustrations, 110pp, very good, blue cloth, teg, (hardcover), A compact sketch of the life of Joseph Jefferson, an actor., (Order No: 45552 ), $14.50

305. ( Jefferson ), Mayo, Bernard, JEFFERSON HIMSELF: THE PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A MANY-SIDED AMERICAN, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1980) 5th ptg, B&W illustrations, 384pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0813902843, (Order No: 55857 ), $3.00

306. ( Jefferson ), Peterson, Merrill D. (edited by), THOMAS JEFFERSON: A PROFILE, Hill and Wang, New York, (1967) 1st ed, 263pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some spotting to cloth cover, By calling on the leading scholars in the field, Professor Peterson has put together a composite portrait of this giant figure., (Order No: 29593 ), $5.00

307. ( Jefferson ), Wilbur, Marguerite Eyer, THOMAS JEFFERSON APOSTLE OF LIBERTY, Liveright Publishing Co., New York, 1962, 417pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 2210 ), $7.50

308. ( Johnson ), Boswell, James (edited with new notes by Percy Fitzgerald), THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. TOGETHER WITH A JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Bickers and Son, London, 1874, good++, 3/4 leather, marbled boards, teg (hardcover), "...A Reprint of the First Edition. To Which are Added MR. BOSWELL'S CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS, Issued in 1792; the Variations of the Second Edition, with some of the Author's Notes prepared for the Third: the whole Edited, with New Notes, by Percy Fitzgerald, M.A., F.S.A. in Three Volumes." Volume I, 538pp; Volume II, 527pp; Volume III, 525pp. A very nice clean and tight set, actually very good but some light edgewear rubbing to the leather., (Order No: 51813 ), $200.00

309. ( Johnson ), Glasse, Samuel (commentary by Frederick W. Hilles), DR. JOHNSON REBUKED: A HITHERTO UNRECORDED INCIDENT IN HIS LIFE AS REVEALED IN A LETTER FROM DR. SAMUEL GLASSE, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1952), with facsimile letter, 6pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Printed for the Johnsonians on the occasion of the Seventh Annual Dinner Celebrating the Anniversaryt of Dr. Johnson's birth 18 September 1952. Limited to 250 copies., (Order No: 60182 ), $27.50

310. ( Johnston ), Johnston, Harry H., THE STORY OF MY LIFE, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1923), B&W illustrations, 504pp, good, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 40422 ), $10.00

311. ( Jones ), Jones, Thomas, A DIARY WITH LETTERS, 1931-1950, Oxford University Press, London, 1954, B&W illustrations, 583pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) w/signed letter, Letter from author to previous owner of this copy is laid into an envelope attached to front pastedown. Additional information on that envelope indicates owner received this copy fromn Dr. Abraham Flexner, first Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton and was a close friend of the author. Much of the correspondence in this book is between Abraham Flexner and the author., (Order No: 40040 ), $35.00

312. ( Josephy ), Josephy, Robert (foreword by Albert E. Stone), TAKING PART: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY LIFE, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, IA, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 227pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877454124 Rob Josephy on his journey through the world of publishing, politics, and celebrities., (Order No: 39157 ), $17.50

313. ( Kempe ), Kempe, Margery; Butler-Bowdon, W. (modern version by); (introduction by R. W. Chambers), THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE - A.D. 1436 - A MODERN VERSION OF THE EARLIEST KNOWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN ENGLISH, Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1944, 237pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59652 ), $10.00

314. ( Kessel ), Kessel, Marie Adler, A WORLD OF DIFFERENCES: ONE WOMAN'S STORY, University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, AR, 1990 1st ptg, 274pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) fade to spine, ISBN 155728119X This volume tells the story of this extraordinary woman who early on rejected the stereotyped "Southern Belle" role into which she was born in favor of an assertive, challenging, adventuresome life., (Order No: 45152 ), $7.50

315. ( Kessler ), Easton, Laird McLeod, THE RED COUNT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HARRY KESSLER, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (2002) 1st ptg, 497pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520230353, (Order No: 60314 ), $12.50

316. ( Kinney ), Kinney, Jean, START WITH AN EMPTY NEST, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, New York, (1968), 276pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, The book that asks the question "Can a high-powered Madison Avenue advertising woman find happiness as a bride after she becomes a grandmother?", (Order No: 32457 ), $5.00

317. ( Kinsey ), Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan, ALFRED C. KINSEY - SEX THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS: A BIOGRAPHY, Pimlico, London, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 513pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0712664661, (Order No: 51822 ), $7.00

318. ( Klein ), Gaines, Steven & Churcher, Sharon, OBSESSION: THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CALVIN KLEIN, Birch Lane Press, New York, (1994) 1st ptg, 31 B&W ill., 414pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1559722355 A tale of fashion, power, and self-creation-a riveting business story of an ambitious man who scaled his way to the top of New York's cutthroat garment industry, building an influential and far-reaching financial kingdom., (Order No: 12907 ), $6.00

319. ( Klemperer ), Klemperer, Victor (translated by Martin Chalmers), I WILL BEAR WITNESS: A DIARY OF THE NAZI YEARS 1933-1941, Random House, New York, (1998), 519pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0679456961 "The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period.", (Order No: 55148 ), $7.50

320. ( Knabb ), Knabb, Ken, PUBLIC SECRETS - COLLECTED SKIRMISHES OF KEN KNABB: 1970-1997, Bureau of Public Secrets, Berkeley, CA, (1997), 408pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0939682036, (Order No: 57611 ), $14.50

321. ( Knox ), Bellot, Leland J., WILLIAM KNOX: THE LIFE & THOUGHT OF AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IMPERIALIST, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1977), B&W frontis, 264pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0292790074 The author's comprehensive narrative reveals Knox as a person--one whose Calvinist heritage and Scots-Irish upbringing profoundly influenced his view of empire--and as a historical actor and witness., (Order No: 35397 ), $12.00

322. ( Koning ), Koning, Hans, THE ALMOST WORLD, The Dial Press, New York, 1972 1st ptg, 213pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is a chronicle of one man's propulsion out of a European cultural background into an intense involvement with the American peace movement., (Order No: 14980 ), $5.00

323. ( Kreuger ), Stoneman, William H., THE LIFE AND DEATH OF IVAR KREUGER, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, (1932) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 289pp, good+, blue cloth (no dustjacket), The business and biography of "The Match King" including a record of issues of shares and debentures., (Order No: 22740 ), $25.00

324. ( Kronenberger ), Kronenberger, Louis, NO WHIPPINGS, NO GOLD WATCHES: THE SAGA OF A WRITER AND HIS JOBS, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1970) 1st ed, 309pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A witty, delightfully personal account of Louis Kronenberger's varied career, whether on magazines or in publishing houses, as a drama critic or a literary critic, as a writer or a teacher., (Order No: 28197 ), $4.00

325. ( Kugelmann ), Marx, Karl, LETTERS TO DR. KUGELMANN, International Publishers, New York, (1934), 148pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 59151 ), $6.00

326. ( La Follette ), Freeman, Lucy; La Follette, Sherry; and Zabriskie, George A., BELLE: THE BIOGRAPHY OF BELLE CASE LA FOLLETTE, Beaufort Books Publishers, New York, (1986) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 253pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0825303141 Here, often in her own words, is the life of Belle Case La Follette., (Order No: 45430 ), $4.00

327. ( La Guardia ), Brodsky, Alyn, THE GREAT MAYOR: FIORELLO LA GUARDIA AND THE MAKING OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, St. Martin's Press, New York, (2003) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 530pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312287372 A comprehensive and accessible biography of Fiorello H. La Guardia., (Order No: 40427 ), $27.50

328. ( La Guardia ), Mann, Arthur, LA GUARDIA COMES TO POWER - 1933, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1965) 1st ed, maps, tables, 199pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), This book is an interlude between the first and final volumes of Arthur Mann's comprehensive biography of La Guardia., (Order No: 43356 ), $12.50

329. ( Lafayette ), Bernier, Olivier, LAFAYETTE: HERO OF TWO WORLDS, E. P. Dutton, Inc., New York, (1983), B&W illustrations, 356pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, owner inscription, ISBN 0525241817, (Order No: 27431 ), $6.00

330. ( Lafayette ), Mongan, Agnes (catalogue prepared by), HARVARD HONORS LAFAYETTE, Fogg Art Museum - Harvard, Cambridge, MA, 1975, B&W illustrations, 159pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of an exhibition of documents, portraits and other works of art commemorating the contributions of one exceptional individual to the American Revolution., (Order No: 59348 ), $12.50

331. ( Lamont ), Lamont, Thomas W., MY BOYHOOD IN A PARSONAGE: SOME BRIEF SKETCHES OF AMERICAN LIFE TOWARD THE CLOSE OF THE LAST CENTURY, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1946) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 203pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 31337 ), $3.50

332. ( Lassalle ), Footman, David, FERDINAND LASSALLE: ROMANTIC REVOLUTIONARY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1947, 251pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Ferdinand Lassalle, the founder of the German Labor Movement of the 'sixties, was one of the most highly colored personalities of his age., (Order No: 55595 ), $6.00

333. ( Laurier ), McArthur, Peter, SIR WILFRID LAURIER, J. M. Dent & Sons, Limited, London - Toronto, 1919, 183pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59801 ), $12.50

334. ( Lawrence ), Hill, Hamilton Andrews, MEMOIR OF ABBOTT LAWRENCE, privately published, Boston, MA, 1883, B&W frontis, 243pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 32488 ), $65.00

335. ( Lee ), Coulter, E. Merton, DANIEL LEE AGRICULTURIST: HIS LIFE NORTH AND SOUTH, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1972), 165pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0820302856 This careful study rescues from oblivion a man who was an outstanding agriculturist of the mid-1800s, who was a celebrated editor of agricultural journals in both the North and South., (Order No: 56608 ), $8.50

336. ( Lee ), Matthews, John Carter (edited by Edward M. Riley), RICHARD HENRY LEE, VA Independence Bicentennial, Williamsburg, VA, (1978), B&W illustrations, 86pp, good, wraps (softcover) light chipping to foredge of front cover, In 1750 Thomas Lee, a gentleman representing the third generation of one of colonial America's most remarkable families, died at his estate, Stratford Hall, in Westmoreland County on the south bank of the Potomac River., (Order No: 46380 ), $25.00

337. ( Lemmon ), Lemmon, Robert S., OLD DOC LEMMON, The Midwest Company, Minneapolis, MN, 1930 1st ed, ill. by Harold Butterfield, 180pp, good, yellow cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Biography of a Minnesota country doctor., (Order No: 35901 ), $14.50

338. ( Lenin ), Theen, Rolf H. W., LENIN: GENESIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF A REVOLUTIONARY, Quartet Books, London, (1974), 146pp, good, purple cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0704320487 This biography of Lenin differs from most in concentrating on the Bolshevik leaders formative period and, while not ignoring the impact of Marxism, highlights the peculiarly Russian origins of Lenin's thought., (Order No: 26883 ), $5.00

339. ( Lewis ), A DOLLAR TO A DOUGHNUT OR DOC LEWIS, AS REMEMBERED BY HIS FORMER STUDENTS, Privately Printed, n.p., 1953, B&W illustrations, 62pp, good+, red cloth spine (hardcover), Several hundred of Doc's former students have contributed their recollections of the stories he has told over the years, and of their run-ins with him., (Order No: 43666 ), $15.00

340. ( Lewis ), Lewis, Matthew Gregory (edited with an introduction by Mona Wilson), M. G. LEWIS: JOURNAL OF A WEST INDIA PROPRIETOR 1815- 17, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1929, B&W illustrations, 356pp, good, black cloth spine (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 54400 ), $20.00

341. ( Lichnowsky ), Willis, Edward F., PRINCE LICHNOWSKY AMBASSADOR OF PEACE: A STUDY OF PREWAR DIPLOMACY, 1912-1914, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1942, B&W frontis, 318pp, good+, wraps (softcover), This study of prewar diplomacy was written as a doctoral dissertation in history between 1931 and 1935., (Order No: 41565 ), $20.00

342. ( Lindbergh ), Luckett, Perry D., CHARLES A. LINDBERGH: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1986), B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good, dark blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0313230986 Contents include: A Lindbergh Life; Lindbergh, Aviation, and American Society; Lindbergh in Popular Culture; Lindbergh in Print: A Bibliographical Essay; A Selective Bibliography; Chronology., (Order No: 49116 ), $10.00

343. ( Lindbergh ), Nurnberg, Rolf, LINDBERGH, HAUPTMANN UND AMERIKA, Verlag Dr. Rolf Passer, Leipzig-Wein, (1926), B&W illustrations, 476pp, good w/chipped and poor dustjacket (hardcover), Text in German., (Order No: 49463 ), $20.00

344. ( Lindbergh ), Ross, Walter S., THE LAST HERO: CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1968), 16 pages of photographs, 402pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 8027 ), $3.00

345. ( Lindbergh ), Roberts, Randy and Welky, David (edited by), CHARLES A. LINDBERGH: THE POWER AND PERIL OF CELEBRITY, 1927-1941, Brandywine Press, Maplecrest, NY, (2003), B&W illustrations, 165pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1881089428 This volume uses documents, the lifeblood of his celebrity, to explore why Americans made him famous and how he exploited his fame., (Order No: 52047 ), $11.50

346. ( Lippincott ), Lippincott, Paul S., ANSWERED PRAYERS, published by the author, New Jersey, (1964), B&W illustrations, 70pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Lippincott has shown the power of prayer and Divine Guidance as experienced in his life and in the lives of others., (Order No: 42652 ), $20.00

347. ( Locke ), Harrison, John M., THE MAN WHO MADE NASBY, DAVID ROSS LOCKE, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1969), B&W frontis, 335pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This biographical study is concerned with Locke's career as editor, publisher, lecturer, politician, and public figure, aspects of his life that have been largely obscured by the image of the fictitious Nasby., (Order No: 35372 ), $7.50

348. ( Logan ), Tolles, Frederick B., GEORGE LOGAN OF PHILADELPHIA, Oxford University Press, New York, 1953, B&W illustrations, 362pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59951 ), $4.00

349. ( Long ), Long, Peirce, THE NAJA HAJE LETTERS AND OTHER WRITINGS, 1887-1941, Margaret Long, n.p., (1943), 151pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author and his wife, These letters and verses of Peirce Long present the implicit portrait of a human being., (Order No: 39992 ), $45.00

350. ( Longworth ), Teague, Michael, MRS. L - CONVERSATIONS WITH ALICE ROOSEVELT LONGWORTH, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1981 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 203pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385133820 An American original, Alice Roosevelt Longworth was one of this country's last aristocrats., (Order No: 59183 ), $7.00

351. ( Lowenstein ), Stern, Norton B., MANNIE'S CROWD: EMANUEL LOWENSTEIN, COLORFUL CHARACTER OF OLD LOS ANGELES, The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, CA, 1970, B&W illustrations, 136pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870620037 Colorful character of old Los Angeles and a brief diary of the trip to Arizona and life in Tucson of the early 1880s., (Order No: 52678 ), $7.50

352. ( Luxemburg ), Abraham, Richard, ROSA LUXEMBURG: A LIFE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL - BERG WOMEN'S SERIES, Berg Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK, (1989), B&W illustrations, 178pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0854961828, (Order No: 58650 ), $9.50

353. ( Luxemburg ), Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Paul Le Blanc), ROSA LUXEMBURG: REFLECTIONS AND WRITINGS, Humanity Books, Amherst, NY, (1999) 1st ptg, 272pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1573927295 As an advocate of social democracy and individual responsibility, Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) remains the most eminent representative of the revolutionary socialist tradition., (Order No: 58279 ), $20.00

354. ( Maclaurin ), Pearson, Henry Greenleaf, RICHARD COCKBURN MACLAURIN: PRESIDENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1909-1920, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1937 1st ptg, 12 B&W illustrations, 302pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 14922 ), $5.00

355. ( Macmillan ), Turner, John, MACMILLAN - PROFILES IN POWER, Longman, London, (1994), 302pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 058255386 Macmillan first achieved influence under Churchill during the war, but came to public prominence as a flamboyant and successful Minister of Housing in the early 1950s., (Order No: 57556 ), $12.50

356. ( Malraux ), Madsen, Axel, MALRAUX: A BIOGRAPHY, William Morrow and Company, New York, (1976) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 383pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688030750 This book is what the author calls "the biography of a unique witness, protagonist and chronicler of our century, the incandescent story of this revolutionary, novelist, art historian and confidant of world leaders, written with the generous cooperation of the man himself.", (Order No: 15206 ), $6.00

357. ( Malraux ), Suares, Guy (translated from the French by Derek Coltman), MALRAUX: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1974) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 196pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In two passionate, luminous interviews, Malraux draws on his knowledge of man, history, and art to speak out on some of the most vital questions of life and our time., (Order No: 17714 ), $5.00

358. ( Manegold ), Manegold, Robert L., GRANBOB'S MEMORIES, Alger Brook Press, South Strafford, VT, (1995), B&W illustrations, 287pp, very good++, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, "Countless times over past years, especially in recent years as the sands in Sallly's and my hourglass run lower, we have voiced regret that we didn't ask our parents and grandparents more questions about their lives, their experiences, their joys and sorrows, their vocations and avocations, their memories of our beginnings and those of our siblings. I resolved not to repeat that mistake and so have completed this volume of stories from my life and my family.", (Order No: 50946 ), $45.00

359. ( Marcuse ), Bokina, John and Lukes, Timothy J. (edited by), MARCUSE: FROM THE NEW LEFT TO THE NEXT LEFT, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1994) 1st ptg, 281pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0700606599 Lively and engaging essays which make a strong case for the continued importance of Marcuse's thought., (Order No: 38741 ), $15.00

360. ( Marx ), Carmichael, Joel, KARL MARX: THE PASSIONATE LOGICIAN, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1967) 1st ed, 4 B&W ill., 262pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), In tracing the development of Marx's ideas, the author shows how they were related to a personal struggle, and how varying interpretations of them have come to govern the lives of a third of mankind., (Order No: 11391 ), $12.50

361. ( Marx ), Raddatz, Fritz J. (edited by) (translated from the German by Ewald Osers), KARL MARX - FRIEDRICH ENGELS: SELECTED LETTERS, THE PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1844-1877, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1981) 1st Amer, 194pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316732117 A selection of the famous correspondence between Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels written to each other between October 1844 and July 1877, while living and working as exiles in London and Manchester respectively., (Order No: 15093 ), $10.00

362. ( Mason ), Cox, Marian Buckley, GLIMPSE OF GLORY: GEORGE MASON OF GUNSTON HALL, Garrett & Massie, Inc., Richmond, VA, (1954), drawings by Elmo Jones, 254pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5560 ), $6.00

363. ( Maxwell ), Bower, Tom, MAXWELL: THE OUTSIDER, Viking, New York, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 539pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670846546 This compelling portrait, the subject of numerous libel suits brought by Maxwell in Britain before his death, is now published in a thoroughly updated edition in the United States. It provides a fascinating look at the man who was relentless in his attempts to obtain media power and respectability, attempts that would eventually destroy him., (Order No: 19808 ), $3.00

364. ( McClenahan ), McClenahan, Sallie Phillips, TOUCHSTONES, William L. Bauhan, Publ., Dublin, NH, 1982, B&W illustrations, 300pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0872330664 This biography combines the authors own reminiscences of a richly varied and adventurous life as well as the biographical profile of her father (the Very Reverend ZeBarney Thorne Phillips) , a distinguished Episcopal clergyman., (Order No: 55215 ), $7.50

365. ( McCormick ), Smith, Richard Norton, THE COLONEL: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF ROBERT R. MCCORMICK, 1880-1955, INDOMITABLE EDITOR OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1997 1st ptg, 579pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395533791 Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Tribune, this is the first biography to benefit from unlimited access to McCormick's personal papers. The author gives us a vivid, subtle, sympathetic portrait of an American original, a man both sage and naif, fox and loon, and a far-seeing media visionary., (Order No: 21990 ), $12.00

366. ( McHenry ), Steiner, Bernard C., THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF JAMES MCHENRY - SECRETARY OF WAR UNDER WASHINGTON AND ADAMS, Arno Press, New York, 1979, 640pp, fine, light tan cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0405118740 First published in 1907., (Order No: 54029 ), $50.00

367. ( Meikle ), Meikle, James, THE TRAVELLER; OR, MEDITATIONS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS WRITTEN ON BOARD A MAN OF WAR - LIFE AND TRAVELS OF MR. JAMES MEIKLE, Printed for S. Dodge, New York, 1811 1st US, 360pp, good, full calf binding (hardcover) EX-LIB couple stampings only, "...TO WHICH IS ADDED, CONVERSE WITH THE WORLD UNSEEN. DO WHICH IS PREFIXED, THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR." Nice clean and tight copy, no external marks, just a couple library stamps internally., (Order No: 55378 ), $60.00

368. ( Middleton ), Middleton, Drew, WHERE HAS LAST JULY GONE? MEMOIRS, Quadrangle/NY Times Book Co., New York, (1973), 284pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0812903927 Here is one man's journey through history from the complacent Britain of 1939 awaiting the storm of World War II to the turbulent Middle East of the early seventies. Events that made today's world are recorded as seen by one reporter., (Order No: 11103 ), $4.00

369. ( Milton ), Sensabaugh, George F., THAT GRAND WHIG MILTON, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1952, 213pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book traces the impact of Milton's arguments in the battle of ideas which led to the acceptance of Whig principles in the Revolutionary Settlement and the Bill of Rights-theories which, as the author points out, "still lie at the basis of English society and indeed animate free men everywhere in the Western world.", (Order No: 14140 ), $7.50

370. ( Mitchell ), Earnest, Ernest, S. WEIR MITCHELL: NOVELIST AND PHYSICIAN, Univ. of Pennyslvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1950, B&W illustrations, 279pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39516 ), $7.00

371. ( Mitchell ), Mitchell, S. Weir, THE YOUTH OF WASHINGTON: TOLD IN THE FORM OF AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY - AUTHOR'S DEFINITIVE EDITION, The Century Co., New York, 1905, 292pp, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 25098 ), $6.00

372. ( Mitchell ), Mitchell, Homer R., RAMBLINGS OF A ROTARIAN, published by the author, Dallas, TX, (1937), B&W illustrations, 123pp, very good, faux leather cloth (hardcover), Letters written by Mr. Mitchell to his family and friends in America during his travels during the summer of 1937., (Order No: 51603 ), $20.00

373. ( Mizner ), Burke, John, ROGUE'S PROGRESS: THE FABULOUS ADVENTURES OF WILSON MIZNER, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1975), 304pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399114233 Wilson Mizner was an American original; his life, a series of panels illustrating the Rogue's Progress. He was a scamp, a rascal, a knave-- and larceny lurked in his heart--but he had many redeeming features and brought laughter to thousands of people who heard his outrageous comic remarks., (Order No: 23552 ), $12.00

374. ( Monaghan ), Monaghan, William E., WALKING INTO TIME - TREASURES FROM THE AMERICAN SCENE, The Pen-Art Publishers, Westwood, NJ, (1968), B&W illustrations, 39pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 50130 ), $10.00

375. ( Montagu ), Montagu, Edward Wortley (preface by R. Shelton Mackenzie), THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD WORTLEY MONTAGU, T. B. Peterson & Brothers, Philadelphia, PA, n.d. c1880s, 540pp, ads, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60278 ), $22.50

376. ( Montague ), Elton, Oliver, C. E. MONTAGUE: A MEMOIR, Chatto & Windus, London, 1929, B&W illustrations, 335pp, very good, dark green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 58769 ), $8.00

377. ( Montgomery ), Montgomery, Horace Binney, RETURN THE GOLDEN YEARS, Franklin Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1965), B&W illustrations, 148pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) one small chip on dj, Faintly nostalgic, deliciously funny, and always vivid and colorful are these collections of the author's boyhood., (Order No: 34854 ), $9.50

378. ( Moody ), Dunbar, Olivia Howard, A HOUSE IN CHICAGO, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1948) 2nd ptg, 288pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is the story of Harriet Moody and of her romance and marriage with the leader of the poetic renascence, William Vaughn Moody., (Order No: 10733 ), $4.50

379. ( Mora ), Mora, Pat, HOUSE OF HOUSES, Beacon Press, Boston, MA, (1997) 1st ptg, 296pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807072001, (Order No: 49832 ), $4.50

380. ( Moreau ), By an Officer of the Staff; Davis, John (translated from the French by); Bliss, David (printed for), THE LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF VICTOR MOREAU, Southwick & Hardcastle, New York, 1806, B&W frontis, 288pp, good+, original calf binding (hardcover) -- SEE NOTE, "Compending His Trial, Justification and Other Events, Till the Period of Hist Embarkation for the United States." CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED - small crack in leather on front board along fold, lacks two last blank leaves -- text complete., (Order No: 39834 ), $225.00

381. ( Morgan ), Allen, Frederick Lewis, THE GREAT PIERPONT MORGAN, Dorset Press, New York, (1989), B&W frontispiece of Morgan, 306pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0880294531 Originally published in 1949., (Order No: 2000 ), $5.00

382. ( Morgan ), Canfield, Cass, THE INCREDIBLE PIERPONT MORGAN: FINANCIER & ART COLLECTOR, Harper & Row, New York, 1974, B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060105992 Contents are divided between Morgan the man and his business dealings, and Morgan the collector and how he built up his art collection., (Order No: 1899 ), $4.50

383. ( Morgan ), Sinclair, Andrew, CORSAIR: THE LIFE OF J. PIERPONT MORGAN, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, (1981) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 269pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316792403, (Order No: 4906 ), $6.00

384. ( Morgan ), Satterlee, Herbert L. (inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper), J. PIERPONT MORGAN: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1939 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 595pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, covers dampstained, Written by a son-in-law, who used original material accessible only to the family, this book contains new information on Morgan and is especially useful as an intimate portrait of the man. It does not deal fully with Morgan's business, but it contains much that is valuable on the work of Morgan and his firms. Larson 562. First published in 1939. THE BOARDS OF THIS COPY ARE DAMPSTAINED., (Order No: 18684 ), $17.50

385. ( Morhange-Begue ), Morhange-Begue, Claude (translated from French by Austryn Wainhouse), CHAMBERET - RECOLLECTIONS FROM AN ORDINARY CHILDHOOD, The Marlboro Press, Marlboro, VT, (1987), 115pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0910395268, (Order No: 41019 ), $5.00

386. ( Morley ), Morley, John (Viscount), RECOLLECTIONS - TWO VOLUME SET, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1917, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover) a few pencil marks, Volume I, 388pp; Volume II, 431pp., (Order No: 40102 ), $15.00

387. ( Morrell ), Morrell, Ed, THE TWENTY-FIFTH MAN (25TH MAN) - THE STRANGE STORY OF ED. MORRELL, THE HERO OF JACK LONDON'S "STAR ROVER", New Era Publishing Co., Montclair, NJ, (1924) 1st ed, 390pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) light dampstain SEE NOTE, "The celebrated bandit has written one of the most extraordinary and fascinating confessions of the time." CONDITION NOTE: A nice tight and bright copy, BUT the faintest of an old dampstain to the bottom edge and front board. Dustjacket is bright and nice but does show the slightest of this dampstain also, and has two old tape repairs to the rear panel. A difficult dustjacket to find, making this still a worthwhile addition to your collection., (Order No: 38452 ), $200.00

388. ( Morris ), Sumner, William Graham, ROBERT MORRIS - "MAKERS OF AMERICA" SERIES, Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1892 1st ed, 172pp, ads, good, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks, faded spine, The most essential information about the life of Robert Morris which is contained in "The Financier and the Finances of the American Revolution.", (Order No: 52554 ), $40.00

389. ( Motley ), Motley, John Lothrop (edited by George William Curtis), THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1889, good+, olive green cloth, teg (hardcover), Volume I, 395pp; Volume II, 423pp. Nice clean and tight set., (Order No: 52938 ), $10.00

390. ( Mugford ), Worcester, S. M., TRIUMPH IN TRIAL - A MEMORIAL OF SARAH S. MUGFORD, OF SALEM, MASS., Crocker and Brewster, Boston, MA, 1862, B&W frontis, 108pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 55324 ), $45.00

391. ( Murry ), Lea, F. A., THE LIFE OF JOHN MIDDLETON MURRY, Methuen & Co Ltd, London, (1960), B&W illustrations, 378pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The first biography of one of the most controversial figures in recent English letters., (Order No: 33961 ), $7.00

392. ( Nachod ), Nachod, Joy Nevill, OF PRISONERS...POETS...AND PEOPLE, Vantage Press, New York, (1977) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 138pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0533025524 A warm, moving, and action-inspiring story of a teacher who accidently--through a poetry workshop--becomes involved with a group of prisoners at a maximum-security state penitentiary., (Order No: 39104 ), $30.00

393. ( Nadal ), Nadal, E. S., A VIRGINIAN VILLAGE AND OTHER PAPERS: TOGETHER WITH SOME AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1917, 277pp, ads, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 31553 ), $12.00

394. ( Napier ), Napier, Priscilla, A LATE BEGINNER, Michael Joseph, London, (1968) 4th ptg, 261pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "This witty and enchanting memoir of childhood is set mostly in the Egypt of before the first world war.", (Order No: 60316 ), $10.00

395. ( Napoleon ), Aretz, Gertrude (translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul), NAPOLEON AND HIS WOMEN FRIENDS, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1927) 2nd ptg, 374pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket fade to spine, (Order No: 52468 ), $5.00

396. ( Napoleon ), Forbes, Archibald, THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON THE THIRD, Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1897 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 355pp, good+, decorated brown cloth (hardcover) review slip laid in, (Order No: 42713 ), $14.50

397. ( Napoleon ), Macdonell, A. G., NAPOLEON AND HIS MARSHALS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1934, 368pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket fade to spine, (Order No: 55446 ), $7.50

398. ( Neal ), Conroy, Mary Schaeffer, THE COSMETICS BARON YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF: E. VIRGIL NEAL AND TOKALON, Altus History LLC, Englewood, CO, (2009), B&W and color illustrations, 297pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0615272789, (Order No: 60361 ), $40.00

399. ( Nehru ), Norman, Dorothy (selected from his writings and speeches and edited with a commentary by), NEHRU: THE FIRST SIXTY YEARS - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, The John Day Company, New York, (1965), very good w/very good dustjackets (hardcover) worn slipcase, "Presenting in his own words the development of the political thought of Jawaharlal Nehru and the background against which it evolved. Including significant passages from Nehru's writings, speeches, statements before the court, press conferences, conversations, interviews and other documents up to the founding of the Republic of India, 1950." Two volume set: 698pp; 613pp., (Order No: 16834 ), $20.00

400. ( Nehru ), Shorter, Bani, NEHRU: A VOICE FOR MANKIND, The John Day Company, New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 312pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A delightful and inspiring introduction to both Nehru and India., (Order No: 26018 ), $8.00

401. ( Neilson ), Neilson, Francis, MAN AT THE CROSSROADS, C. C. Nelson-Publishing Co., Appleton, WI, 1938, 272pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dj, inscribed by the author, Neilsen, a leader of the Georgist movement, was a memeber of the British House of Commons for six years until World War I led him as a pacifist to resign. He left for America where he pursued a literary career, and he became a citizen in 1921., (Order No: 51761 ), $20.00

402. ( Neilson ), Thompson, Robert T., COLONEL JAMES NEILSON: A BUSINESS MAN OF THE EARLY MACHINE AGE IN NEW JERSEY, 1784-1862, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 1940, B&W illustrations, 359pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A case study, from manuscript sources, in the history of American business in transition from mercantile to industrial capitalism. Neilson was interested in banking, turnpike, canal, stage and steamboat companies, development of water power and manufacturing and real estate. Concerned with promotion, investment, and policy determination rather than management. Also, influence of the business man on social and cultural life of his community. Larson 549., (Order No: 2953 ), $10.00

403. ( Neilson ), Thorp, Margaret Farrand, NEILSON OF SMITH, Oxford University Press, New York, 1956, 363pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) card signed by author, Card signed by the author tipped to the front free endpaper., (Order No: 6182 ), $5.00

404. ( Nelson ), Members of the Staff of The Kansas City Star, WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON: THE STORY OF A MAN IN NEWSPAPER AND A CITY, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1915, B&W ill., 274pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 29939 ), $10.00

405. ( Newton ), Newton, Joseph Fort, RIVER OF YEARS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1946) 1st ed, B&W frontis, 390pp, good, blue cloth w/light fading to spine (hardcover), "While this is not merely a personal history, it is necessary to tell enough about myself to show the angle from which life has been seen betimes, the changes wrought by experience of the vicissitudes of the years, and what living has taught me.", (Order No: 25892 ), $5.00

406. ( Nicoll ), Auerbach, Joseph S., DE LANCEY NICOLL: AN APPRECIATION - A LEADER OF THE BAR, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1931 1st ed, B&W frontis, 125pp, very good, tan cloth spine (hardcover) in stained slipcase, (Order No: 40359 ), $10.00

407. ( Nobel ), Halasz, Nicholas, NOBEL: A BIOGRAPHY OF ALFRED NOBEL, The Orion Press, New York, (1959) 1st ptg, 284pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This might well be considered the first biography of Alfred Nobel, the lonely genius who invented TNT, became one of the world's wealthiest manufacturers and left as his legacy an honored prize dedicated to world peace., (Order No: 26019 ), $6.00

408. ( Noel ), Noel, Marie (translated from the French by Howard Sutton) (with a foreword by Francois Mauriac), MARIE NOEL - NOTES FOR MYSELF (NOTES INTIMES), Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1968), 272pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59490 ), $14.50

409. ( Noyes ), Noyes, Pierrepont B., A GOODLY HERITAGE, Rinehart & Co., Inc., New York, (1958) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 275pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "The continuing autobiography of an imaginative businessman and the part his boyhood in the unique Oneida Community played in shaping his successful career." Noyes helped to build one of America's largest silver companies, Oneida Ltd., makers of community plate., (Order No: 2906 ), $5.00

410. ( Nutting ), Nutting, Wallace, WALLACE NUTTING'S BIOGRAPHY, Old America Company, Publ., Framingham, MA, (1936) 1st ed, 6 photographs, 295pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy of Nutting's biography., (Order No: 48906 ), $45.00

411. ( Oastler ), Driver, Cecil, TORY RADICAL - THE LIFE OF RICHARD OASTLER, Oxford University Press, New York, 1946, 597pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49781 ), $3.50

412. ( Ogilvie ), Pensoneau, Taylor, RICHARD OGILVIE GOVERNOR: IN THE INTEREST OF THE STATE, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1997) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 293pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0809321483 Although he served but a single term as governor (1969-1973), Ogilvie presided over some of the most significant reforms enacted in Illinois for more than a century., (Order No: 38960 ), $15.00

413. ( Paine ), Cheetham, James, THE LIFE OF THOMAS PAINE, AUTHOR OF COMMON SENSE, THE CRISIS, RIGHTS OF MAN, &C. &C. &C., Southwick and Pelsue, New York, 1809, 347pp, good, rebound in olive green buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, The author's sources of information include persons who knew Paine throughout his lifetime, distinguished in diplomacy and in literature, journals of congress, histories of the revolutionary war, and meeting Paine personally. Howes C-336, (Order No: 54512 ), $175.00

414. ( Paine ), Hawke, David Freeman, PAINE, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1974), B&W and color illustrations, 500pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0060117842 Hawke describes a life of incredible diversity., (Order No: 53007 ), $7.50

415. ( Paine ), Woodward, W. E., TOM PAINE: AMERICA'S GODFATHER 1737-1809, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, 1945 1st ed, 14 B&W ill., 359pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Mr. Woodward depicts the tragedy of Paine's life, quotes copiously from his writings, and shows how the things in which he believed led to his destruction., (Order No: 12030 ), $4.00

416. ( Parham ), Osborne, Joseph, WASHING THE ELEPHANT: AN AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF BETTIE ESTHER PARHAM, Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc, Pittsburgh, PA, (1994) 1st ptg, 175pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805934790, (Order No: 36301 ), $20.00

417. ( Parkman ), Doughty, Howard, FRANCIS PARKMAN, Greenwood Press, Publishers, Westport, CT, (1978) 1st ptg, 414pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0313203873 A critical study of Francis Parkman., (Order No: 35034 ), $10.00

418. ( Parkman ), Farnham, Charles Haight, A LIFE OF FRANCIS PARKMAN, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1900, frontis, 394pp, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 45488 ), $4.00

419. ( Pasternak ), Pasternak, Alexander, A VANISHED PRESENT: THE MEMOIRS OF ALEXANDER PASTERNAK, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, CA, (1985) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 214pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0151933642 An affectionate remembrance of a Russian childhood and youth-before and after the Revolution., (Order No: 9045 ), $5.00

420. ( Pasteur ), Grant, Madeleine P., LOUIS PASTEUR: FIGHTING HERO OF SCIENCE, The Scientific Book Club, London, (1960), 220pp, good, cream cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 26002 ), $4.50

421. ( Patai ), Patai, Raphael, APPRENTICE IN BUDAPEST: MEMORIES OF A WORLD THAT IS NO MORE, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, UT, 1988, B&W illustrations, 326pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874802873 This frank autobiography covers the first twenty-two years of the life of Raphael Patai, famous anthropologist and biblical scholar., (Order No: 25941 ), $10.00

422. ( Peabody ), Hanaford, Phebe A. (introduction by Joseph H. Hanaford), THE LIFE OF GEORGE PEABODY; CONTAINING A RECORD OF THOSE PRINCELY ACTS OF BENEVOLENCE ..., B. B. Russell, Boston, MA, 1870, 308pp, ads, good, green cloth (hardcover) lacks front free endpaper, "...WHICH ENTITLE HIM TO THE ESTEEM AND GRATITUDE OF ALL FRIENDS OF EDUCATION AND THE DESTITUTE, BOTH IN AMERICA, THE LAND OF HIS BIRTH, AND IN ENGLAND, THE PLACE OF HIS DEATH.", (Order No: 54027 ), $8.50

423. ( Peel ), Montague, F. C., LIFE OF SIR ROBERT PEEL, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1889, 225pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Early Years, 1788-1809; Political Apprenticeship, 1809-1819; In The Liverpool Cabinet, 1820-1827; In The Wellington Cabinet, 1828-1830; The Leader of the Opposition, 1830-1834; Peel's First Administration, 1834-1835; In Opposition Again, 1835-1841; Peel's Second Administration, 1841-1846; Last Years and Death, 1846-1850; Character and Achievement., (Order No: 40031 ), $85.00

424. ( Penrose ), Fairbanks, Helen R. and Berkey, Charles P., LIFE AND LETTERS OF R. A. F. PENROSE, JR., Geological Soc. of America, New York, 1952, B&W illustrations, 765pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), "Beginning with notebooks, diaries, and letters in the possession of the Society, and adding thereunto material slowly accumulated from his family, his friends, his associates, and acquaintances, the story of his life has been pieced together.", (Order No: 53153 ), $10.00

425. ( Pepys ), Moorhouse, E. Hallam, SAMUEL PEPYS: ADMINISTRATOR, OBSERVER, GOSSIP, E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1909, B&W illustrations, 328pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) wear top/bottom of spine, Fade to spine, and wear to top and bottom of spine, old repair to front hinge., (Order No: 43980 ), $15.00

426. ( Pepys ), Emden, Cecil S., PEPYS HIMSELF, Oxford University Press, London, 1963, 147pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this study, primarily based on the Diary, the author analyzes and comments on much of the evidence indicating the kind of man Pepys was., (Order No: 33502 ), $25.00

427. ( Perkins ), Severn, Bill, FRANCES PERKINS: A MEMBER OF THE CABINET, Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, (1976) 1st ptg, 256pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 080152816X Frances Perkins, secretary of labor during FDR's administration, was the first woman cabinet member., (Order No: 37663 ), $10.00

428. ( Pesotta ), Leeder, Elaine, THE GENTLE GENERAL: ROSE PESOTTA - ANARCHIST AND LABOR ORGANIZER, State Univ. of New York, Albany, NY, (1993), 212pp, very good, wraps (softcover) bump bottom of spine, ISBN 0791416720, (Order No: 59870 ), $6.00

429. ( Petrarch ), Wilkins, Ernest Hatch, PETRARCH'S EIGHT YEARS IN MILAN 1353-1361, Mediaeval Academy of America, Cambridge, MA, 1958, 266pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover) owner's name, The Mediaeval Academy of America Publication No. 69., (Order No: 47232 ), $15.00

430. ( Pierce ), Pierce, Walter M.; Bone, Arthur H. (edited and expanded by), OREGON CATTLEMAN, GOVERNOR, CONGRESSMAN: MEMOIRS AND TIMES OF WALTER M. PIERCE, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR, 1981, B&W illustrations, 500pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0875950981 In this volume, the late eastern Oregon journalist Arthur H. Bone, Pierce's friend and confidante during his retirement years, accurately weaves excerpts from the Pierce papers with his own explanatory passages to present a balanced portrait of Oregon's 17th governor., (Order No: 44474 ), $6.00

431. ( Pierce ), Bell, Carl Irving, THEY KNEW FRANKLIN PIERCE (AND OTHERS THOUGHT THEY DID), April Hill Publishers, Springfield, VT, (1980), B&W illustrations, 25pp, fine, light blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0917780019 A sampling of opinions about the 14th US President drawn from his contemporaries., (Order No: 49973 ), $30.00

432. ( Pierce ), Bartlett, D. W., THE LIFE OF GEN. FRANK. PIERCE, OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE, THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Derby & Miller, Auburn, NY, 1852, engraved frontis foxed, 300pp, very good, original brown cloth (hardcover) some lt. foxing, An early biography of Franklin Pierce written to introduce the public to the Presidential nominee by National Democratic Convention at Baltimore., (Order No: 52464 ), $75.00

433. ( Pierce ), Metcalf, Henry H., FRANKLIN PIERCE AND EDMUND BURKE - A PRESIDENT AND A PRESIDENT-MAKER, published by the author, Concord, NH, 1930, B&W illustrations, 63pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 55431 ), $75.00

434. ( Pierce ), Pierce, Josiah; [Dunham, Laura] (with an introduction by Sarah Barney Lefferts), LETTERS TO LAURA: LETTERS FROM JOSIAH PIERCE, JR. TO LAURA DUNHAM 1884-1889, The Godine Press, Boston, MA, 1974, very good++, brown cloth spine (hardcover) inscribed by Lefferts, Limited to 500 copies. Warmly inscribed by Sarah Barney Lefferts in which she concludes: "The introduction was written by my favorite 'ghost' - Dexter Strong.", (Order No: 59002 ), $25.00

435. ( Pitt ), Ayling, Stanley, THE ELDER PITT - EARL OF CHATHAM, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, (1976) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 478pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0679507175 William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, is best known as the "Great Commoner," the statesman who transformed Britain into an imperial power in the mid-eighteenth century., (Order No: 52966 ), $10.00

436. ( Pitt ), Lord Rosebery, PITT, Greenwood Press Publishers, New York, (1969), 297pp, very good+, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0837119685 Twelve English Statesmen series, originally published in 1891., (Order No: 16953 ), $7.50

437. ( Pitt ), Printed for J. Watts, Philadelphia; J. Osborne, New York; and all Other Respectable Booksellers, THE LIFE OF WILLIAM PITT, LATE PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAIN ..., T. S. Manning, Printer, Philadelphia, PA, 1806, B&W frontis, 242pp, very good, rebound in full green leather (hardcover), WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF HIS PRINCIPAL FRIENDS AND ILLUSTRIOUS COTEMPORIES. Original untrimmed leaves bound probably in late 20th century in full green leather with marbled endpapers., (Order No: 55963 ), $125.00

438. ( Pitt ), Reilly, Robin, WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1979) 1st Amer, 502pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this biography, Reilly reveals the complex man behind the aloof, rigid public figure., (Order No: 31480 ), $17.50

439. ( Pizarro ), Shay, Frank, INCREDIBLE PIZARRO: CONQUEROR OF PERU, The Mohawk Press, New York, 1932, B&W illustrations, 342pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 45374 ), $10.00

440. ( Prescott ), Gardiner, C. Harvey (introduction by Allan Nevins), WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT: A BIOGRAPHY, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1969), 366pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0292700059 A biography of the distinguished historian and man of letters which treats him as a creative historian, family man, traveler and clubman, as investor and humanitarian, and as private citizen with strong political preferences., (Order No: 11415 ), $10.00

441. ( Prescott ), Ticknor, George, LIFE OF WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT, Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA, 1864, B&W illustrations, 491pp, good+, brown cloth, teg (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 52853 ), $12.50

442. ( Pumphrey ), Newman, Henry Stanley, MEMORIES OF STANLEY PUMPHREY, Friends' Book and Tract Comm, New York, 1885 2nd ed, B&W frontis, 308pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, (Order No: 52423 ), $10.00

443. ( Putney ), Putney, Henry Marcus, SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF HENRY MARCUS PUTNEY, John B. Clarke Co., Manchester, NH, 1910, B&W frontis, 128pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52981 ), $25.00

444. ( Pym ), Wade, C. E., JOHN PYM, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, London, 1912, B&W frontis, 356pp, good++, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), "The object of this book is to set before the general reader a clear account of a great man who has been too much forgotten.", (Order No: 45634 ), $22.50

445. ( Quigley ), Quigley, James M., BACK TO BERESTECHKO, RLF Press, Washington, D.C., (1994), 240pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0964139308 Tells the story of Jim and Stevie Quigley's lives and of Jim's efforts after Stevie's death in 1987 to bury a portion of her cremated remains in the Polish-Ukrainian town of Berestechko, where she had been born., (Order No: 38832 ), $20.00

446. ( Quincy ), McCaughey, Robert A., JOSIAH QUINCY, 1772-1864: THE LAST FEDERALIST, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1974, B&W frontis, 266pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674483758 A new interpretation of the man while casting a light on the changing fortunes of New England's colonial elite, the character of early nineteenth-century urban life, the history of Harvard during its most tumultuous years, and the conservative contribution to the anti-slavery movement., (Order No: 41733 ), $8.50

447. ( Rabinowitz ), Rabinowitz, Victor, UNREPENTANT LEFTIST - A LAWYER'S MEMOIR, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1996) 1st ptg, 346pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 025202253X "Gives us an insider's account of the Communist party's legal operations, of American Labor party politics, of battles for civil liberties in the 1950s and civil rights in the 1960s, and of the National Lawyers Guild.", (Order No: 58917 ), $25.00

448. ( Radcliffe ), Grant, Aline, ANN RADCLIFFE: A BIOGAPHY, Alan Swallow, Denver, CO, (1951), 153pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A rare treat is this biography of one of the most interesting people of the eighteenth century., (Order No: 53705 ), $12.50

449. ( Randall ), Randall, Margaret, PART OF THE SOLUTION: PORTRAIT OF A REVOLUTIONARY, New Directions Publishing, New York, (1973), 192pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811204707 Included in the book are notes from Ms. Randall's diary (1970-72), detailing her day-to-day life in Cuba, and a retrospective collection of her prose, poetry, and translations written over the past several years, culminating in the fervent "I Am Attica.", (Order No: 17308 ), $7.50

450. ( Randolph ), Conway, Moncure Daniel, OMITTED CHAPTERS OF HISTORY DISCLOSED IN THE LIFE AND PAPERS OF EDMUND RANDOLPH, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1888, B&W illustrations, 401pp, good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), EDMUND RANDOLPH -- GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA; FIRST ATTORNEY-GENERAL UNITED STATES; SECRETARY OF STATE., (Order No: 53723 ), $40.00

451. ( Raspe ), Carswell, John, THE PROSPECTOR: BEING THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RUDOLF ERICH RASPE (1737-1794), The Cresset Press, London, 1950, B&W frontis, 7 B&W plates, 278pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), The life of Rudolf Erich Raspe, author of BARON MUNCHAUSEN., (Order No: 15256 ), $30.00

452. ( Rasputin ), Vogel-Jorgensen, T. (translated from the Danish by William Frederick Harvey); (new foreword by Leslie Shepard), RASPUTIN: PROPHET, LIBERTINE, PLOTTER, University Books, New Hyde Park, NY, (1970), 143pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55419 ), $6.50

453. ( Rawlinson ), Smithers, A. J., TOBY: A REAL LIFE RIPPING YARN, Gordon & Cremonesi, London, (1978), 191pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Toby Rawlinson was one of the most endearing, eccentric, and inventive, ingenious people to ever lend excitement to the conduct of any war. He devised a new gun for the British to repay German mortar fire, modified a stethoscope to detect Zeppelins, scared off a vast Russian-armed detachment with a cardboard tank, and etc., (Order No: 3587 ), $15.00

454. ( Register ), Register, Cheri, PACKINGHOUSE DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR, Minn. Historical Soc. Press, St. Paul, MN, (2000) 1st ptg, 280pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0873513916 A unique blend of memoir, myth, and the lost history of a Midwestern labor town. The daughter of a Wilson & Co. packinghouse worker, Cheri Register vividly recalls the 1959 meatpacker's strike that devastated and divided her hometown., (Order No: 58283 ), $7.50

455. ( Reith ), Reith, John, WEARING SPURS, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd, London, (1966) 2nd ptg, 223pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 59831 ), $8.00

456. ( Reston ), Stacks, John F., SCOTTY: JAMES B. RESTON AND THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (2003) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 373pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0316809853 More than a brilliant biography, this volume is a secret history--of one man's life, of what went on behind closed Washington doors, of the stories that shaped our world and the stories that never made the papers., (Order No: 39001 ), $5.00

457. ( Revere ), Goss, Elbridge Henry, THE LIFE OF COLONEL PAUL REVERE; WITH PORTRAITS, MANY ILLUSTRATIONS, FAC-SIMILES, ETC. - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, (1971), B&W illustrations, 2 vols, 689pp, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0836957997 First published in 1891., (Order No: 51756 ), $40.00

458. ( Revere ), O'Brien, Harriet E. (compiled by), PAUL REVERE'S OWN STORY, Perry Walton, Boston, MA, 1929, B&W illustrations, 47pp, very good, cream cloth spine, teg (hardcover) good slipcase, This edition is limited to 500 copies, of which this is no. 423. An account of his ride as told in a letter to a friend, together with a brief sketch of his versatile career. - SMALL BUMP ONE LOWER CORNER, (Order No: 42601 ), $75.00

459. ( Rhodes ), Millin, Sarah Gertrude, CECIL RHODES, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1933 3rd ptg, B&W frontis, 449pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), From his first experience at eighteen in the gold and diamond mines of South Africa until his death and burial in the Matapos hills, Rhodes's story is one of dramatic success and complete failure., (Order No: 16931 ), $15.00

460. ( Ries ), Ries, Estelle H., ELIAS E. RIES, INVENTOR, Philosophical Library, New York, (1951), B&W frontis, 369pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 46264 ), $6.00

461. ( Rimbaud ), MacCombie, John, THE PRINCE & THE GENIE: A STUDY OF RIMBAUD'S INFLUENCE ON CLAUDEL, Univ. of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA, 1972, 197pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The author demonstrates that, rather than Rimbaud the voyou, the homosexual, the sordid, sadistic, iconoclastic enfant terrible, it was Rimbaud the mystic, the spiritual seeker, the subtle poetic technician who influenced the deeply religious Claudel and who was the younger poet's poetic model as well as spiritual mentor., (Order No: 31552 ), $5.00

462. ( Ripley ), Steele, Robert G., WITH PEN OR SWORD: LIVES AND TIMES OF THE REMARKABLE RUTLAND RIPLEYS, Vantage Press, New York, (1979) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 346pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0533037786 Energetic, inquisitive, and prolific, the members of the Ripley clan tell their tales in letters and diaries., (Order No: 44280 ), $60.00

463. ( Rivett-Carnac ), Rivett-Carnac, J. H., MANY MEMORIES: OF LIFE IN INDIA, AT HOME, AND ABROAD, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1910 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 448pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Contents include: Parentage and Early Life, 1838-1857; Arrival in India, and Life in Calcutta, 1858; In the Mofussil, Midnapore, and the Income-Tax Commission, 1861; Up-Country and the Central Provinces, 1862; At Nagpore, 1862-1864; In Camp--Bombay, 1864; Chandah, 1865-1866; Cotton Commissioner, 1866-1868; With Lord Mayo, 1868; Work Under Lord Mayo--His Assassination, 1872; Home, 1872; The Famine, 1874; At Ghazipore, 1876 Onwards; On the Ganges and in the Hills, 1877-1885; Later Years in India, 1885-1894; Home Again, 1894; At Home, 1894-1900; Conclusion, 1903-1909., (Order No: 40393 ), $60.00

464. ( Rockefeller ), Chase, Mary Ellen, ABBY ALDRICH ROCKEFELLER, The Macmillan Co., New York, (1951) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 159pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) EX-LIB usual marks, (Order No: 2806 ), $7.50

465. ( Roosevelt ), Asbell, Bernard, WHEN F.D.R. DIED, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1961) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 211pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) old tape on jacket, The death of Franklin D. Roosevelt is now long past. The author has traveled thousands of miles and undertaken hundreds of interviews to discover not only what happened on that fateful day, but why what happened became, for so many people, so personal an event., (Order No: 23308 ), $3.00

466. ( Roosevelt ), Fay, Bernard, ROOSEVELT AND HIS AMERICA, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, (1933), 345pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "Now Franklin Roosevelt, with a smile, introduces us to a new America, an emancipated, liberal, slightly fantastic America--an America which likes young people's company and despises elderly bankers.", (Order No: 25543 ), $15.00

467. ( Roosevelt ), Lash, Joseph P., "LIFE WAS MEANT TO BE LIVED": A CENTENARY PORTRAIT OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1984) 1st ed, over 125 B&W & color photos, 198pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393018776 This visual drama recreates through illustrations the full span of Eleanor's years. This book tells the compelling story of Eleanor's life, from her painful childhood in the old New York aristocracy through her marriage to a distant cousin, and then on to the stage of history, as FDR moved from his stint as assistant secretary of the navy to the governorship of New York and, ultimately, back to Washington as the nation's thirty-second president., (Order No: 14676 ), $5.00

468. ( Roosevelt ), Manners, William, TR AND WILL: A FRIENDSHIP THAT SPLIT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, New York, (1969) 1st ed, B&W ill., 335pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Contents include: Heir Apparent; The White House; Renominated by Europe; The Breach; and, TR vs. Will., (Order No: 34557 ), $10.00

469. ( Roosevelt ), Venkataramani, M. S. (compiled and edited by), THE SUNNY SIDE OF FDR, Ohio University Press, n.p., (1973), 292pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821401076 Roosevelt's own "humorous words" showing his own individual brand of humor and new insight into the politics and personalities of three decades., (Order No: 38025 ), $15.00

470. ( Rugg ), ARTHUR PRENTICE RUGG: CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, A MEMORIAL, Privately Printed, Worcester, MA, 1939, B&W frontis, 151pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), Rugg lived from 1862 to 1938., (Order No: 39946 ), $15.00

471. ( Russell ), Russell, Charles Edward, WHY I AM A SOCIALIST, George H. Doran Company, New York, 1910, 301pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 40351 ), $7.50

472. ( Russell ), Walpole, Spencer, THE LIFE OF LORD JOHN RUSSELL: VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Haskell House Publishers, London, 1969, fine, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0838301886 Volume I, 480pp; and, Volume II, 516pp., (Order No: 59443 ), $25.00

473. ( Sabanci ), Tanju, Sadun (translated from the Turkish by Geoffrey Lewis), THE LIFE OF HACI OMER SABANCI: THE TURKISH VILLAGE BOY WHO BUILT AN INDUSTRIAL EMPIRE, World of Information, Saffron Walden, UK, (1988), B&W illustrations, 291pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0904439712 This biography, the first on Haci Omer, describes in a series of colourful sketches how he built his success through an alertness for opportunity and a determination in dealing., (Order No: 42317 ), $25.00

474. ( Sainte-Marthe ), Ruutz-Rees, Caroline, CHARLES DE SAINTE-MARTHE (1512-1555), Columbia University Press, New York, 1910, 664pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) some wear to cloth top edge, signed, This book attempts to give some account of the life of one of the lesser men of letters of the early Renaissance, and to describe and estimate the value of his work., (Order No: 35685 ), $17.50

475. ( Salat ), Salat, Tsevi, LIFESTYLE, n.p., n.p., n.d. c1992, B&W illustrations, 185pp, ill., very good++, brown cloth spine (hardcover), (Order No: 60117 ), $25.00

476. ( Sarnoff ), Lyons, Eugene, DAVID SARNOFF, Harper & Row, New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 372pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "The extraordinary story of an immigrant boy who became an industrial giant. As head of RCA and pioneer in electronics and communications, he has probably affected our daily lives more than anyone since Edison.", (Order No: 3912 ), $5.00

477. ( Schmid ), Griffiths, Eldon, OPI - A GERMAN IMMIGRANT WHO HELPED MAKE ORANGE COUNTY BLOOM, Chapman University Press, Orange, CA, (2001), B&W illustrations, 361pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0929765370 Walter Schmid was a German immigrant boy who became a legend in Southern California., (Order No: 58538 ), $12.50

478. ( Schoenberner ), Schoenberner, Franz, YOU STILL HAVE YOUR HEAD: EXCURSIONS FROM IMMOBILITY, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1957 1st ptg, 247pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), For eighteen weeks, Mr. Schoenberner lay in a hospital bed, paralyzed from the neck down. This book is devoted to his fascinating thoughts during that period., (Order No: 34569 ), $12.00

479. ( Scott ), Callard, D. A., "PRETTY GOOD FOR A WOMAN": THE ENIGMAS OF EVELYN SCOTT, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1985) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 202pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393022765 A remarkable and illuminating portrait of one woman and her generation., (Order No: 31653 ), $4.50

480. ( Scott ), Scott, J. W. Robertson, THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY: MEMORIES OF AN UNEDUCATED MAN, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1951), B&W illustrations, 294pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Robertson Scott describes with candor, particularity and vivacity, scenes of his Cumberland and Midlands boyhood and young manhood in a now vanished world., (Order No: 39179 ), $12.00

481. ( Seabury ), Mitgang, Herbert, THE MAN WHO RODE THE TIGER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE SAMUEL SEABURY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1963) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 380pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Samuel Seabury was the most inspired investigator of municipal corruption in the first half of the twentieth century, a New Yorker born and bred, who almost singlehanded took on the Tammany Hall tiger and freed the city from its clutches., (Order No: 24366 ), $6.00

482. ( Selwyn ), Jesse, John Heneage, GEORGE SELWYN AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES; WITH MEMOIRS AND NOTES - NEW EDITION -- FOUR VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Bickers & Son, London, 1882, B&W illustrations, very good, 3/4 red leather (hardcover) light edgewear, Nice clean and tight set with raised bands, 6 spine compartments, gilt tooling, marbled boards and endpapers. Volume I, 418pp; Volume II, 404pp; Volume III, 400pp; and Volume IV, 411pp. George Augustus Selwyn (1719- 1791) was an English politician and wit. One of his peculiarities was to preserve not only every letter addressed to him by his correspondents during the course of his long life, but also he saved the most trifling notes and unimportant memoranda. All this adds to the interest and amusement of these volumes in looking at the life of his times., (Order No: 51689 ), $385.00

483. ( Seton ), Feeney, Leonard, MOTHER SETON: AN AMERICAN WOMAN, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1947, 212pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, The life of this "martyr of charity.", (Order No: 58796 ), $10.00

484. ( Severn ), Birkenhead, Sheila, ILLUSTRIOUS FRIENDS: THE STORY OF JOSEPH SEVERN AND HIS SON ARTHUR, Reynal & Company, New York, (1965), B&W illustrations, 393pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) ownere's name, (Order No: 53748 ), $5.00

485. ( Sewid ), Spradley, James P. (edited by), GUESTS NEVER LEAVE HUNGRY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF JAMES SEWID, A KWAKIUTL INDIAN, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1971) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 310pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300010753 The story of James Sewid, a twentieth-century Kwakiutl Indian chieftain, brings to life the experience of one man caught in conflict as the traditional Kwakiutl culture gave way to the demands of an expanding Western society in British Columbia., (Order No: 44619 ), $12.50

486. ( Sharkey ), Ostransky, Leroy, SHARKEY'S KID: A MEMOIR, William Morrow and Company, New York, (1991) 1st ed, 223pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688103251 Leroy Ostransky begins the gritty and often painful look back on his relationship with his father, the brutish and powerful Sharkey., (Order No: 30065 ), $3.00

487. ( Shaw ), Graybar, Lloyd J., ALBERT SHAW OF THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS: AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY, Univ. Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, (1974), B&W illustrations, 229pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813113008 This study deals with Shaw's career as editor of the REVIEW OF REVIEWS and as a public figure during the Progressive Era., (Order No: 35374 ), $8.50

488. ( Sherman ), Zeitlin, Jacob and Woodbridge, Homer (with ALS by), LIFE AND LETTERS OF STUART P. SHERMAN - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Farrar & Rinehart, New York, (1929) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 2 vols, 880pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjackets, Tipped to the front paste down of Volume I is a envelope from Homer Woodbridge to the former owner of this set with an interesting ALS (autographed letter signed)., (Order No: 51619 ), $25.00

489. ( Siddons ), Royde-Smith, Naomi, PORTRAIT OF MRS. SIDDONS - A STUDY IN FOUR PARTS, The Viking Press, New York, 1933, B&W illustrations, 296pp, good, light purple cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 55812 ), $8.00

490. ( Sihler ), Sihler, Ernest G., FROM MAUMEE TO THAMES AND TIBER: THE LIFE-STORY OF AN AMERICAN CLASSICAL SCHOLAR, New York University Press, New York, 1930, B&W frontis, 267pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 39885 ), $6.50

491. ( Siney ), Pinkowski, Edward, JOHN SINEY: THE MINERS' MARTYR - A BIOGRAPHY, Sunshine Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1963 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 335pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, John Siney was an Irish immigrant who came to America in 1863 at the age of thirty-two, settled in Saint Clair, Pennsylvania, and rapidly became the leader of coal miners from the hard coal fields of Pennsylvania to the border mines of Missouri., (Order No: 50660 ), $40.00

492. ( Smedley ), MacKinnon, Janice R. and MacKinnon, Stephen R., AGNES SMEDLEY: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AMERICAN RADICAL, Virago Press, London, (1988), 425pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0860682617, (Order No: 57381 ), $

493. ( Smith ), Dankert, Clyde E., ADAM SMITH: MAN OF LETTERS AND ECONOMIST, Exposition Press, Hicksville, NY, (1974) 1st ed, 297pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0682480207 A portrait of one of the most significant figures in the intellectual history of Western man, with new insights on his present-day relevance., (Order No: 55977 ), $10.00

494. ( Smith ), Morison, John H., LIFE OF THE HON. JEREMIAH SMITH, LL.D. ..., Charles C. Little, Boston, MA, 1845, frontis and 1/2 title plate, 516pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, clean and tight, "... MEMBER OF CONGRESS DURING WASHINGTON'S ADMINISTRATION, JUDGE OF THE UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT, CHIEF JUSTICE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, ETC.", (Order No: 47147 ), $100.00

495. ( Smith ), Roof, Katharine Metcalf, COLONEL WILLIAM SMITH AND LADY: THE ROMANCE OF WASHINGTON'S AIDE AND YOUNG ABIGAIL ADAMS, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1929), B&W illustrations, 347pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The story of William Stephens Smith, one-time aide to Washington, and Abigail Adams Smith, his lady., (Order No: 39884 ), $12.50

496. ( Smiths ), Parker, Robert Allerton, THE TRANSATLANTIC SMITHS: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A DISTINGUISHED FAMILY WITH AN UNUSUAL FLAIR FOR THE SPECTACULAR, Random House, New York, (1959) 1st ptg, 238pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This biography of the vivid, unpredictable Smiths is embellished with their associations with the literary, artistic and political leaders of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries., (Order No: 40018 ), $5.00

497. ( Smollett ), Bruce, Donald, RADICAL DOCTOR SMOLLETT, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1965 1st Amer, 240pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39172 ), $5.00

498. ( Sonnenberg ), Barmash, Isadore, "ALWAYS LIVE BETTER THAN YOUR CLIENTS" THE FABULOUS LIFE AND TIMES OF BENJAMIN SONNENBERG, AMERICA'S GREATEST PUBLICIST, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1983) 1st ed, 208pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0396082165 In his will, Sonnenberg ordered his personal papers to be destroyed at his death in 1978. The author did lengthy research with dozens of interviews to get a look at this astonishing, talented eccentric who built many colorful reputations but whose one life outshone them for sheer drama and theatricality., (Order No: 6047 ), $6.00

499. ( Soskice ), Soskice, Juliet M. (with a foreword by A. G. Gardiner; new introduction to the reprint edition by Elizabeth Longford), CHAPTERS FROM CHILDHOOD: REMINISCENCES OF AN ARTIST'S GRANDDAUGHTER, Scholarly Resources Inc., Wilmington, DE, (1972), B&W illustrations, 239pp, very good, light green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0842013474 "These reminiscences, written a long time ago, are not a recital of facts from day to day, with stated names and dates, but merely the presentation of certain scenes and incidents of childhood, such as often remain clearly in the memory long after childhood has passed.", (Order No: 47966 ), $15.00

500. ( Souchy ), Souchy, Augustin (translated & introduced by Theo Waldinger) (edited by Sam Solgoff & Richard Ellington), AUGUSTIN SOUCHY - BEWARE! ANARCHIST! A LIFE FOR FREEDOM: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Charles H. Kerr Publishing, Chicago, IL, 1992, 245pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 58995 ), $7.50

501. ( Sperry ), Durgin, Russell L. (editor English section); Kawaguchi, Zenichi (editor Japanese section), DR, SPERRY AS WE KNEW HIM, The Nichi-Bei Press, Yokohama, Japan, 1931, B&W illustrations, 477pp, very good++, red leather spine, teg (hardcover) in slipcase, Published in the memory of the inventor and business man Elmer A. Sperry. The Japanese section runs to page 199, and the English section (a translation) to page 477. Contents of English Section: I. The Life of Dr. Sperry, II. The Achievements of Dr. Sperry, III. Reminiscences, and IV. Memorial Service. An ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL COPY in the original publisher's cardboard slipcase. Presentation statement on the front free endpaper dated Oct.5, 1932. An uncommon item, especially in this condition. (as a child, Elmer A. Sperry, Jr. lived just down the road from us in Connecticut, and the Sperry-Gyroscope Company was in the neighboring town - I often caddied for Elmer A. Sperry, Jr., at the Silver Springs Country Club in Ridgefield., (Order No: 46017 ), $500.00

502. ( Staats ), Wilson, Carol Green, CALIFORNIA YANKEE: WILLIAM R. STAATS - BUSINESS PIONEER, The Saunders Press, Claremont, CA, 1946 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 184pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) wear bottom corners, William Staats headed for California in November, 1886. From 1887 to 1928 his contributions to the development of California were far reaching., (Order No: 9467 ), $7.50

503. ( Stalin ), Basseches, Nikolaus (translated from the German by E. W. Dickes), STALIN, Staples Press, London, (1952), 404pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author depicts the man, his character and his career, but he lays bare the roots from which this Stalin sprang. He emphasizes the influence that Stalin's background had in shaping his policy, and we are shown how he has come to be dominated by his own success., (Order No: 15681 ), $5.00

504. ( Stalin ), de Jonge, Alex, STALIN: AND THE SHAPING OF THE SOVIET UNION, Collins, London, (1986), B&W illustrations, 560pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0002168049 The author examines Stalin's life, from poor childhood to early Bolshevik activities, from his rise through the Communist Party to his assumption of one-man rule, from his purges and liquidations to his World War II victories and subsequent expansion into Eastern Europe., (Order No: 20801 ), $6.00

505. ( Stanhope ), Stanhope, Aubrey, ON THE TRACK OF THE GREAT: RECOLLECTIONS OF A "SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT", John Lane Company, New York, 1914, B&W frontis, 311pp, (Order No: 40067 ), $15.00

506. ( Stedman ), Thompson, Stanbury (edited by), THE JOURNAL OF JOHN GABRIEL STEDMAN, 1744-1797 SOLDIER AND AUTHOR, The Mitre Press, London, (1962), B&W illustrations, 437pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Including an authentic account of his expedition to Surinam, in 1772. This journal gives a true picture of social, military, and diplomatic life, in the middle of the 18th century., (Order No: 52691 ), $12.50

507. ( Stein ), Fuller, Edmund (edited by) (introduction by Van Wyck Brooks), JOURNEY INTO THE SELF: BEING THE LETTERS, PAPERS & JOURNALS OF LEO STEIN, Crown Publishers, New York, (1950), B&W ill., 331pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), An autobiographical chronicle revealing the extraordinary mind of an independent thinker., (Order No: 32128 ), $12.50

508. ( Stern ), Stern, J. David, MEMOIRS OF A MAVERICK PUBLISHER, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1962 1st ptg, 320pp, good w/lightly edge worn dustjacket (hardcover), "The candid confessions of a liberal, independent newspaper man, covering his forty years from cub reporter to owner.", (Order No: 44409 ), $5.00

509. ( Stevenson ), Baker, Jean H., THE STEVENSONS: A BIOGRAPHY OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1996) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 577pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393038742 The compelling story of four generations of Stevensons, from the earliest Scotch Irish settlers to the present, framed by the life and career of the icon of liberal politics, Adlai E. Stevenson II., (Order No: 38571 ), $14.50

510. ( Stevenson ), Martin, John Bartlow, ADLAI STEVENSON AND THE WORLD: THE LIFE OF ADLAI E. STEVENSON, Doubleday & Co., Inc., New York, 1977 1st ed, B&W photos, 946pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385121792, (Order No: 7759 ), $5.00

511. ( Stokkebye ), Stokkebye, Peter (with Don & Scott Jeffries), STOKKEBYE: THE LIFE & GOOD TIMES OF A TOBACCO MAN, Selective American Marketing, CA, (2002), B&W illustrations, 191pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0972178805 Peter Stokkebye was born into the tobacco business, as was his father before him. His family's history was shaped by the passion of the Danish people for tobacco, and he, in turn, brought this passion with him to America., (Order No: 52316 ), $30.00

512. ( Stopes ), Hall, Ruth, PASSIONATE CRUSADER: THE LIFE OF MARIE STOPES, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, (1977) 1st Amer, B&W ill., 351pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Marie Stopes: an extraordinary woman, an eccentric woman, a contradictory woman, a twentieth century Joan of Arc. A woman who transformed her own personal struggles into a movement that came to be known as a revolution just a decade after her death in 1958., (Order No: 31683 ), $8.50

513. ( Storrow ), Pearson, Henry Greenleaf, SON OF NEW ENGLAND: JAMES JACKSON STORROW, 1864-1926, Thomas Todd Company, Boston, MA, 1932, B&W and color illustrations, 283pp, chart, good+, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 27751 ), $6.00

514. ( Stowe ), Blythe, LeGette, ROBERT LEE STOWE - PIONEER IN TEXTILES, published by the author, Belmont, NC, 1965, B&W illustrations, 288pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author in 1966, (Order No: 43478 ), $10.00

515. ( Sumner ), Reed, William Howell; Merrill, Moody; Verry, George F.; Smith, Joshua B.; Phillips, Willard P.; and Phillips, Smith R., A MEMORIAL OF CHARLES SUMNER, Commonwealth of Mass., Boston, MA, 1874, B&W frontis, 317pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) light wear to corners, The Joint Special Committee, acting under an Order, were appointed to prepare an Oration upon the life, character and public services of Charles Sumner., (Order No: 44736 ), $15.00

516. ( Sumner ), Sumner, Francis B., THE LIFE HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN NATURALIST, The Jaques Cattrell Press, Lancaster, PA, (1945), 298pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 58408 ), $4.00

517. ( Symington ), Symington, Charles J. (edited by Pam), SKIPPIN' THE DEVILS: MEMOIRS OF CHARLES J. SYMINGTON, FEBRUARY 2, 1883 - FEBRUARY 2, 1966, Charles J. Symington, New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 183pp, very good+, bound in red Scottish plaid cloth (hardcover), Written for his twenty grandchildren., (Order No: 49268 ), $20.00

518. ( Synge ), McCormack, W. J., FOOL OF THE FAMILY: A LIFE OF J. M. SYNGE, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, (2000), 500pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0297646125 In this authoritative biography, McCormack details the complex religious and social environment in which Synge slowly refined his talents as a writer., (Order No: 52679 ), $10.00

519. ( Szymanowitz ), Szymanowitz, Raymond, EDWARD GOODRICH ACHESON: INVENTOR, SCIENTIST, INDUSTRIALIST, Vantage Press, New York, (1971) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 628pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of a poor American boy who had only a few years of formal schooling yet rose to international fame., (Order No: 49166 ), $7.00

520. ( Taber ), Taber, Sydney Richmond, ARTHUR RICHMOND TABER: A MEMORIAL RECORD COMPILED BY HIS FATHER, Privately Printed, n.p., 1920, B&W illustrations, 203pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), "Our hope is that the book may gratify those of our friends who knew and loved him well, and serve either to make him better known to those who knew him only slightly or introduce him to others who knew him not at all. May its readers find some of the inspiration that we have derived from the privilege of knowing and loving him for twenty-five years.", (Order No: 39947 ), $150.00

521. ( Taft ), Taft, William Howard, PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES AND STATE PAPERS OF WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT FROM MARCH 4, 1909, TO MARCH 4, 1910 - VOLUME ONE, Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1910 1st ed, 612pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover) bookplate, (Order No: 17604 ), $35.00

522. ( Tannenbaum ), Maier, Joseph and Weatherhead, Richard W. (foreword by James Gutmann), FRANK TANNENBAUM: A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY, Columbia University, New York, 1974, 41pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), For almost twenty-five years, the University Seminars at Columbia were the central focus of Frank Tannenbaum's career. During his terminal illness--as Joseph Maier and Richard Weatherhead recount in their biographical essay here published to mark the 30th anniversary of the University Seminars--he referred to them as the source of the richest experience of his life., (Order No: 39564 ), $20.00

523. ( Tanner ), Johnson, Gerald W., THE MAKING OF A SOUTHERN INDUSTRIALIST: A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF SIMPSON BOBO TANNER, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1952), B&W frontis, 84pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 21660 ), $14.50

524. ( Taylor ), Montgomery, H., THE LIFE OF MAJOR GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR, J. C. Derby & Co, Publishers, Auburn, NY, 1847 2nd ed, B&W frontis, 360pp, good, original brown cloth (hardcover) edgewear to spine/corners, The life and times of General Zachary Taylor. Some light foxing on endpapers and some preliminary pages., (Order No: 49652 ), $35.00

525. ( Templewood ), Templewood, Viscount, THE UNBROKEN THREAD, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1950, B&W ill., 320pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A retrospect and a self-examination, setting into order the things he loved and that most deeply influenced him., (Order No: 34799 ), $7.00

526. ( Tennant ), Blow, Simon, BROKEN BLOOD: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE TENNANT FAMILY, Faber and Faber, London, (1987), B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0571133746 The Tennant family fortune was made in 1800 from the invention of bleach and by 1830 their chemical factory in Glasgow was the largest in the world. The Tennants had been poor subsistence farmers but were now among the first of the new rich of Britain's Industrial Revolution., (Order No: 60307 ), $85.00

527. ( Thomas ), Thomas, M. Carey (edited by Marjorie Housepian Dobkin) (foreword by Millicent Carey McIntosh), THE MAKING OF A FEMINIST: EARLY JOURNALS AND LETTERS OF M. CAREY THOMAS, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, (1979), 314pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) review slip laid in, ISBN 0873382323 Illuminates the history of women's education in America as well as the social and psychological influences in the lives of early feminists., (Order No: 37544 ), $12.00

528. ( Thomas ), Thomas, Augustus, THE PRINT OF MY REMEMBRANCE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1922 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 477pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Augustus Thomas (1857-1934) was an American dramatist and president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In later life he displayed an interest in psychic phenomena and was an experimental writer in many genres., (Order No: 51744 ), $12.00

529. ( Thompson ), Sanders, Marion K., DOROTHY THOMPSON: A LEGEND IN HER TIME, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, (1973) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 428pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395154677, (Order No: 33655 ), $8.00

530. ( Thompson ), Thompson, Rob R. (edited by Gail Chadwick), ASHLEY BAY, Fultus Books, n.p., (2005), 274pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1596820241 Rob R. Thompson is a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. This is the story of his journey through life., (Order No: 58009 ), $10.00

531. ( Thomson ), Braddon, Russell, ROY THOMSON OF FLEET STREET, Collins, London, 1965, B&W illustrations, 397pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39860 ), $8.50

532. ( Thorndike ), Casson, Patricia (edited by) (with THE BEGINNINGS OF AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Sybil Thorndike Casson), MY DEAR ONE': A VICTORIAN COURTSHIP, Julia MacRae, London, (1984), B&W illustrations, 159pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0862031850 Presents Dame Sybil's parents as two warm, loving and committed people and throws light on her much-revered character, further enhanced by the inclusion of her autobiographical fragment., (Order No: 35410 ), $6.50

533. ( Tilden ), Cornell, William Mason, LIFE OF HON. SAMUEL JONES TILDEN, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF HON. THOMAS ANDREWS HENDRICKS, Lee & Shepard, Boston, MA, 1876, B&W frontis, 336pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, "... THOMAS ANDREWS HENDRICKS, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF INDIANA.", (Order No: 52772 ), $40.00

534. ( Tootikian ), Tootikian, Vahan H., MY VANTAGE POINT, Armenian Heritage Committee, Southfield, MI, 1988, B&W illustrations, 124pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Dr. Vahan Tootikian's latest collection of prose and verse., (Order No: 45427 ), $30.00

535. ( Tootikian ), Tootikian, Vahan H., FROM A MINISTER'S DESK - VAHAN H. TOOTIKIAN, Armenian Heritage Committee, Southfield, MI, 1987, 218pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A book of essays by the Rev. Dr. Vahan Tootikian who at the time of publication was pastor of the Armenian Congregational Church of Greater Detroit, and Moderator of the Armenian Evangelical Union of North America., (Order No: 49872 ), $30.00

536. ( Towne ), Morgan, Katherine Redington (edited by), MY EVER DEAR DAUGHTER, MY OWN DEAR MOTHER: THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JULIA STONE TOWNE AND MARY JULIA TOWNE, 1868-1882, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, IA, (1996) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 316pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0877455643 The only published collection of sustained correspondence between a nineteenth-century American mother and daughter., (Order No: 44447 ), $8.50

537. ( Towne ), Towne, Ruth Warner, MYRON SMITH TOWNE AND THE MEANING OF SUCCESS, 1829-1918, Thomas Jefferson Univ. Press, Kirksville, MO, (1998), B&W illustrations, 298pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0943549507 Through Towne's letters,diaries, and the stories he shared with his family we come face to face with a dynamic society at the turn of the century in America., (Order No: 37738 ), $14.50

538. ( Trevelyan ), Cannadine, David, G. M. TREVELYAN: A LIFE IN HISTORY, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1993) 1st Amer, B&W and color illustrations, 288pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039303528X During the first half of the twentieth century Trevelyan was the most famous, the most honored, the most influential and the most widely read historian of his generation., (Order No: 23397 ), $7.50

539. ( Trollope ), Bigland, Eileen, THE INDOMITABLE MRS. TROLLOPE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1954 1st ptg, 255pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 54242 ), $4.00

540. ( Trotsky ), Krasso, Nicolas (editor) (introduction by David Horowitz), TROTSKY: THE GREAT DEBATE RENEWED, New Critics Press, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1972 1st ed, 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0878530029 Here are four conflicting theorists and activists of the Left in a brilliant, hard-hitting debate on the meaning and contemporary relevance of Trotskyism., (Order No: 37728 ), $12.00

541. ( Trujillo ), Ernesto Vega y Pagan (translated by Ida Espaillat), MILITARY BIOGRAPHY OF GENERALISSIMO RAFAEL LEONIDAS TRUJILLO MOLINA COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, Editorial Atenas, Ciudad Trujillo, D.R., 1956, B&W illustrations, 199pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59765 ), $7.50

542. ( Truman ), Burns, Richard Dean (compiled by), HARRY S. TRUMAN: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS TIMES AND PRESIDENCY, Scholarly Resources, Inc., Wilmington, DE, (1984), B&W illustrations, 297pp, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0842022198, (Order No: 37448 ), $17.50

543. ( Truman ), Cochran, Bert, HARRY TRUMAN AND THE CRISIS PRESIDENCY, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1973) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 432pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 42492 ), $5.00

544. ( Trumbull ), Weaver, Glenn, JONATHAN TRUMBULL: CONNECTICUT'S MERCHANT MAGISTRATE (1710-1785), Connecticut Historical Soc., Hartford, CT, 1956, B&W illustrations, 183pp, very good+, green cloth spine, decorated cloth board (hardcover), "It has been the purpose of this study, therefore, to trace Trumbull's mercantile career through the forty years following his association in 1730 with his father in a family business.", (Order No: 27727 ), $25.00

545. ( Tweed ), Lynch, Denis Tilden, "BOSS" TWEED: THE STORY OF A GRIM GENERATION, Boni and Liveright, New York, 1927 3rd ptg, 15 B&W ill., 433pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 18286 ), $7.50

546. ( Tyler ), Tanselle, G. Thomas, ROYALL TYLER, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1967, 281pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is the first book-length study of Royall Tyler (1757-1826), a distinguished Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court and a writer who is generally considered to be one of the most significant figures in American literature in the period just after the Revolution., (Order No: 13152 ), $6.50

547. ( Van Dyke ), Teague, David W. and Wild, Peter (edited, with an introduction by), THE SECRET LIFE OF JOHN C. VAN DYKE: SELECTED LETTERS, University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV, (1997) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 166pp, fine, brown "simulated leather" cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0874172942, (Order No: 38637 ), $25.00

548. ( Vilas ), Merrill, Horace Samuel, WILLIAM FREEMAN VILAS: DOCTRINAIRE DEMOCRAT, State Historical Soc. of WI, Madison, WI, (1954), B&W illustrations, 310pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book tells how heritage and environment shaped Vilas' character and career and how he himself contributed to the development of a Midwestern area during a dynamic era of growth and expansion., (Order No: 38805 ), $14.50

549. ( Villa ), Tuck, Jim, PANCHO VILLA AND JOHN REED - TWO FACES OF ROMANTIC REVOLUTION, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1984), B&W illustrations, 252pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816508674, (Order No: 57101 ), $7.50

550. ( von Hindenburg ), Weterstetten, Rudolph and Watson, A. M. K., THE BIOGRAPHY OF PRESIDENT VON HINDENBURG, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1930, B&W illustrations, 276pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 40264 ), $8.50

551. ( Vorse ), Garrison, Dee, MARY HEATON VORSE: THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN INSURGENT, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1989), 377pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877226016 The life of Mary Heaton Vorse (1874-1966) reads like a chronology of American radicalism in the first half of the twentieth century., (Order No: 57613 ), $8.00

552. ( Wallace ), House, Jack, LADY OF COURAGE: THE STORY OF LURLEEN BURNS WALLACE, League Press, Montgomery, AL, (1969) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 164pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0876950225 Contents include: Lurleen Burns; Wife and Mother; Out of the Background; Alabama's First Lady; A Fateful Decision; "Ma" and "Pa" Wallace; A Time to Fish; The Inauguration; Her Excellency, the Governor; The Way of a Woman; A Long, Hard Struggle; The Final Journey; Epilogue; and, Footnotes., (Order No: 40188 ), $7.50

553. ( Wanamaker ), Appel, Joseph H., JOHN WANAMAKER: A STUDY, Rodman Wanamaker, n.p., (1927) 2nd ed, 103pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 23951 ), $15.00

554. ( Ward ), Elliott, Maud Howe, UNCLE SAM WARD AND HIS CIRCLE, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1938 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 699pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39733 ), $14.50

555. ( Washington ), Armstrong, Edward Ambler, SOME LETTERS OF WASHINGTON: CAMDEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - CAMDEN HISTORY VOL. 1 NO. 5, Camden County Historical Soc, Camden, NJ, 1926, 23pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 27301 ), $17.50

556. ( Washington ), Brookhiser, Richard, FOUNDING FATHER: REDISCOVERING GEORGE WASHINGTON, The Free Press, New York, (1996), 230pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, ISBN 0684822911 This generation's premier essayist and political writer, goes in search of the real George Washington and discovers, under layers of both 19th century piety and 20th century cynicism, a figure who can still evoke our deepest admiration., (Order No: 11164 ), $7.50

557. ( Washington ), Fleming, Thomas J. (edited by), AFFECTIONATELY YOURS, GEORGE WASHINGTON: A SELF-PORTRAIT IN LETTERS OF FRIENDSHIP, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1967) 1st ed, 280pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Selected and edited by Thomas J. Fleming from the thirty-seven volumes of Washington's collected writings, this is a book that will be a revelation to our era, and do much to restore Washington as a President who is loved as well as respected., (Order No: 24411 ), $9.50

558. ( Washington ), Knox, Dudley W. (with a foreword by Admiral Hilary P. Jones), THE NAVAL GENIUS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1932), B&W illustrations, 138pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Few Americans realize that George Washington's naval strategy, implemented by the French fleet in 1779, was the decisive factor in winning the Revolution., (Order No: 19865 ), $10.00

559. ( Washington ), Klapthor, Margaret Brown and Morrison, Howard Alexander, G. WASHINGTON: A FIGURE UPON THE STAGE, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, (1982), B&W and color ill., 231pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0874745934 Exhibit at the National Museum of American History, February 22, 1982 - January 7, 1983. A presentation of George Washington as a man who definitively reflected the values and customs of his century, social class, community, and family through objects, documents, and contemporary pictorial material intimately associated with him., (Order No: 25168 ), $8.00

560. ( Washington ), Ogden, H. A. (text and pictures by) (foreword by Harrison H. Dodge), GEORGE WASHINGTON: A BOOK FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, The Century Co., New York, (1932) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 153pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 32902 ), $30.00

561. ( Washington ), Thane, Elswyth, MOUNT VERNON IS OURS: THE STORY OF ITS PRESERVATION, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, (1966) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 467pp, good++ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is the amazing story of the rescue of Mount Vernon from near ruin. It is also the story of an unknown American heroine, Ann Pamela Cunningham, the extraordinary founder of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association., (Order No: 24413 ), $6.00

562. ( Washington ), Turner, Nancy Byrd (in collaboration with Sidney Gunn), THE MOTHER OF WASHINGTON, Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Hartford, CT, 1930, B&W illustrations, 284pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 54735 ), $12.00

563. ( Waterton ), Aldington, Richard, THE STRANGE LIFE OF CHARLES WATERTON 1782-1865, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, (1949), B&W illustrations, 231pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The story of a man gifted in a score of fields from zoology to the familiar essay. He was the Last Great Eccentric., (Order No: 50833 ), $7.50

564. ( Watson ), Buckland, Anna (arranged and edited by), A RECORD OF ELLEN WATSON, Macmillan and Co., London, 1884, 279pp, ads, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal markings, (Order No: 59597 ), $20.00

565. ( Webster ), Fuess, Claude Moore, DANIEL WEBSTER: VOLUME I 1782-1830; AND, VOLUME II 1830-1852 - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1930, B&W illustrations, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover) no dustjackets, Volume I, 398pp; and, Volume II, 465pp. Some light spotting to front board of Volume II., (Order No: 54806 ), $15.00

566. ( Webster ), Rollins, Richard M. (edited and with an introduction by), THE AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF NOAH WEBSTER: FROM THE LETTERS AND ESSAYS, MEMOIR, AND DIARY, Univ. of South Carolina Pr., Columbia, SC, (1989) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 378pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872495744 This book publishes for the first time Noah Webster's formal autobiography as well as several other accounts of various aspects of his life., (Order No: 44709 ), $6.00

567. ( Webster ), Shewmaker, Kenneth E. (editor); Rehnquist, William H. (foreword by); Current, Richard N.; Bartlett, Irving H.; et al (essays by), DANIEL WEBSTER "THE COMPLETEST MAN", Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, (1990), 311pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0874516285, (Order No: 54696 ), $7.00

568. ( Webster ), Webster, Caroline Le Roy (with an introduction by Claude M. Fuess), "MR. W. & I", Ives Washburn, Binghamton, NY, (1942), B&W illustrations, 264pp, good, 3/4 brown cloth (hardcover), BEING THE AUTHENTIC DIARY OF CAROLINE LE ROY WEBSTER DURING A FAMOUS JOURNEY WITH THE HON. DANIEL WEBSTER TO GREAT BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT IN THE YEAR 1839., (Order No: 28710 ), $4.50

569. ( Webster ), Wiltse, Charles M. and Moser, Harold D. (editors), THE PAPERS OF DANIEL WEBSTER: CORRESPONDENCE, VOLUME 4, 1835-1839, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1980, B&W illustrations, 562pp, very good+, black cloth spine (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0874511690 This volume, including the period 1835-1839, is the fourth in the Correspondence series., (Order No: 54567 ), $15.00

570. ( Webster ), Wiltse, Charles M. and Birkner, Michael J. (editors), THE PAPERS OF DANIEL WEBSTER: CORRESPONDENCE, VOLUME 7 1850-1852, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1986, 695pp, very good++, black cloth spine (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0874513235, (Order No: 58452 ), $12.00

571. ( Weisbord ), Weisbord, Vera Buch, A RADICAL LIFE, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1977), 330pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0253347734, (Order No: 58589 ), $6.00

572. ( Wells ), Bartlett, Donald, DOCTOR WELLS OF VERMONT, Dartmouth Publications, Hanover, NH, (1958), 16pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 40281 ), $20.00

573. ( Wesley ), Heitzenrater, Richard P. and Forsaith, Peter S. (curated by), WESLEY IN AMERICA: AN EXHIBITION CELEBRATING THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF JOHN WESLEY, Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, TX, 2003, B&W and color illustrations, 77pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 094188130X Catalogue to an exhibition at Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, February 3 - April 11, 2003. This exhibition pays tribute to the founder of Methodism., (Order No: 53596 ), $20.00

574. ( White ), De Armond, R. N. (compiled and edited by), 'STROLLER' WHITE - KLONDIKE NEWSMAN, Lynn Canal Publishing, Skagway, Alaska, 1989, B&W illustrations, 237pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0945284039, (Order No: 49767 ), $7.50

575. ( Whitney ), Mirsky, Jeannette and Nevins, Allan, THE WORLD OF ELI WHITNEY, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1952 1st ptg, 346pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) edgewear to cloth, (Order No: 46593 ), $4.00

576. ( Whitney ), Swanberg, W. A., WHITNEY FATHER, WHITNEY HEIRESS - TWO GENERATIONS OF ONE OF AMERICA'S RICHEST FAMILIES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1980) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 518pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684164485, (Order No: 46265 ), $4.00

577. ( Wilkes ), Postgate, R. W., THAT DEVIL WILKES, The Vanguard Press, New York, (1929), B&W frontis, 275pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), John Wilkes was hailed in the colonies as friend and protector; Wilkes-Barre was named for him as was Wilkes County, North Carolina., (Order No: 54751 ), $10.00

578. ( Willard ), Willard, Frances E., THE YEAR'S BRIGHT CHAIN - QUOTATIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF FRANCES E. WILLARD, Woman's Temperance Pub Assn., Chicago, IL, 1889, illustrated, unpaginated, very good+, decorated brown boards (hardcover), "The National WCTU Convention of 1888 asked for the preparation of a children's souvenir in connection of Miss Willard's golden milestone. In carrying out this plan, it has seemed fitting that the 'year's bright chain' of child-life, pictured with its varying joys and pastimes, should be associated with her whose whole life is devoted to making of 'straight paths' for 'the million little feet'..." An exceptionally nice copy., (Order No: 49456 ), $40.00

579. ( Williams ), Keen, William Williams; James, W. W. Keen (edited by) (introduction by Stanley M. Aronson), KEEN OF PHILADELPHIA: THE COLLECTED MEMOIRS OF WILLIAM WILLIAMS KEEN JR., William L. Bauhan, Publisher, Dublin, NH, 2002, B&W illustrations, 371pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872331296 "The fascinating life story of one of the most interesting and productive American surgeons of the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century.", (Order No: 57355 ), $25.00

580. ( Wilson ), Baker, Ray Stannard, WOODROW WILSON: LIFE AND LETTERS - YOUTH 1856-1890, AND PRINCETON 1890-1910 - TWO VOLUMES, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927, B&W illustrations, good, black cloth (no dustjackets), Two volume set: Volume I - YOUTH 1856-1890, 335pp; Volume II - PRINCETON 1890-1910, 373pp., (Order No: 17441 ), $10.00

581. ( Wiltse ), Wiltse, Mary, AN UNVESTED SISTER - RECOLLECTIONS OF MARY WILTSE, James Pott & Co., New York, 1891 1st ed, 98pp, good+, white cloth spine (hardcover), (Order No: 59399 ), $20.00

582. ( Winters ), Winters, Catherine compiled by in memory of her husband, Kurt Winters, TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT - KURT WINTERS, published by the author, Keene, NH, (1990), 313pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author in rear, ISBN 0874919176 Kurt Winters was a "philanthropist, businessman, humorist, musician, WWI veteran, member Social Friends Lodge #42 F&AM Bektash Temple.", (Order No: 40487 ), $15.00

583. ( Winthrop ), Black, Robert C., THE YOUNGER JOHN WINTHROP, Columbia University Press, New York, (1968) 2nd ptg, B&W frontis, 459pp, very good+, light green cloth spine (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 45079 ), $8.00

584. ( Wolcott ), Lawrence, Wiliam, ROGER WOLCOTT, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Cambridge, 1902, B&W illustrations, 238pp, good+, dark green cloth (hardcover), "In writing this short Life my object has been to bring before the people of Massachusetts, whom he loved and who loved him, the personality of Roger Wolcott.", (Order No: 53137 ), $10.00

585. ( Wollstonecraft ), Todd, Janet, MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: A REVOLUTIONARY LIFE, Columbia University Press, New York, (2000), B&W illustrations, 516pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231121849 Mary Wollstonecraft was the first major feminist in England, author of the pioneering VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN IN 1792. This biography argues that her life and letters are her most lasting legacy., (Order No: 30469 ), $12.50

586. ( Woodward ), Woodward, George, FAMILY LETTERS AND PROLETARIAN ESSAYS, George Woodward, Philadelphia, PA, 1937, 196pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Family Letters -- Part I and Proletarian Essays -- Part II., (Order No: 45458 ), $40.00

587. ( Woolley ), Marks, Jeannette, LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY EMMA WOOLLEY, Public Affairs Press, Washington, DC, (1955), 300pp, good, blue cloth (with some light wear) (hardcover), (Order No: 39084 ), $7.50

588. ( Wordsworth ), Wordsworth, Dorothy (revised and complete text with an introduction by Jonathan Wordsworth), THE GRASMERE JOURNAL, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1987) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 188pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805006303, (Order No: 57979 ), $6.00

589. ( Yater ), Luongo, Edward Parker (inscribed by Yater's wife), A BIOGRAPHY OF WALLACE MASON YATER, M.D., published by the author, 1982, 180pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60259 ), $10.00

590. ( Zedong ), Zedong, Mao (translated, and with an introduction and notes by Roger R. Thompson), REPORT FROM XUNWU, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1990, B&W frontis, 280pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804716781 This is a fascinating new look at Mao Zedong: not as the excited generalist of the Hunan report, but as a down-to-earth pragmatist, teasing out the facts on the minutiae of class status, occupation, and skills., (Order No: 49258 ), $15.00

591. ( Zerffi ), Frank, Tibor (translated by Christopher Sullivan and Tibor Frank; revised by Geoffrey Heller), FROM HABSBURG AGENT TO VICTORIAN SCHOLAR: G. G. ZERFFI, 1820-1892, Social Science Monographs, Boulder, CO, 2000, 469pp, fine, dark blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0880334746 From an infamous journalist the turncoat George Gustavus Zerffi became an anonymous Austrian secret agent, to be converted into one of the first chairmen of the Royal Historical Society in London, an internationally recognized scholar. To a certain extent his biography is a cumulative symbol of the intelligentsia of the 19th century, a survey of the potential ways and traps of literati and public figures., (Order No: 34556 ), $30.00

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