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1 Memorial of Ambrose Spencer, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York: Consisting of Proceedings of Public Bodies and Meetings, and of Sermons and Addresses on the Occasion of His Death, an in Illustration of His Life & Character
Albany, NY Joel Munsell 1849 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
In the original fragile black cloth. Chipped at the spine ends, with a loose flap, still attached, at the bottom of the spine. Inscription on the fep to a Charles Clinton, from the children of Ambrose Spencer. Owner's name on the title page. Usual xlib marks. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 The Modern Portrait Gallery (6 Volume Set)
London Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. N.D. Hardcover Fine 
Beautiful dark blue covers, with elaborate gilt decorations. The only defect I can find is just a bit of fading, upper right corner of volume 3. You won't find a better set. Price is for all 6 volumes. ; 11" 
Price: 750.00 USD
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3 A Hoosier Salad Recollections of Thomas R. Marshall, Vice-President and Hoosier Philosopher
Indianapolis The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
9"; 397 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Abell, Joe M. (Ed. ) Collected Works of Carl E. Badgley, M. D. ; Selected Scientific Publications, Papers, Speeches and Letters
Ann Arbor, MI J. W. Edwards Publisher, Inc. N.D. Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Very slight rubbing at the spine ends. Signed by Badgley on the fep. Owners bookplate also on the fep. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 504 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Allsopp, Fred W. Albert Pike: a Biography
Little Rock, AR Parke-Harper Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
The only lib marks are a stamp & pocket removal inside the front cover. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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6 Ames, Mary Lesley (Ed. ) Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley (Two Volume Set)
NY The Knickerbocker Press 1909 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Spine darkened, usual xlib marks. Contents clean and tight. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 526+562 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Ander, Oscar Fritiof T. N. Hasselquist: the Career and Influence of a Swedish-American Clergyman, Journalist and Educator
Rock Island, IL Augustana Historical Society 1931 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Ander, Christmas, 1931. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Banks, John & Leonard, E. (Ed. ) A Short Biographical Sketch Of The Undersigned By Himself
Austell, GA 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The covers are mottled. I can't tell if this is as-bound, or fading. Inscribed by Leonard on the fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Barnes, William Horatio The American Government (3 Volume Set) : Biographies of the President of the United States, the Vice-President, the Heads of Departments, & Senators of the 43rd Congress (Vol. 1) ; Biographies of the Members of the House of Representatives (Vols. 2 & 3)
NY Nelson & Phillips 1873/4 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
In the original full leather, with gilt decorations. A bit of rubbing at the corners, but other wise very tight & clean. The only defect I find is a hole in the back cover of volume 3. Appears as if a nail were driven through the back cover, and the last 25 pages of the book, about 1/2" up from the bottom. Does not touch the plates or text. Pretty strange, and not actually noticeable. A very nice set of a very scarce resource on political biographies. 387 plates/engravings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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10 Barnum, P. T. Struggles and Triumphs: Or, Forty Years' Recollections, Written by Himself
Hartford, CN J. B. Burr & Company 1869 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good 
Bound in full leather. The covers are rubbed. The outer hinges are cracked, and the covers are coming loose. The contents are very good or better. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 780 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Beard, Dan Hardly An Man Is Now Alive. The Autobiography Of Dan Beard
NY Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The spine is faded, and it has all the usual xlib marks. However, the book is very clean & tight. An excellent reading copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Bellasis, Edward Cherubini: Memorials, Illustrative of His Life
London Burns and Oates 1874 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
The spine is faded, and rubbed at the ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Benson, Luther Fifteen (15) Years in Hell. an Autobiography
Indianapolis Carlon & Hollenbeck 1886 Hardcover Near Fine 
Light rubbing at the spine ends. Owner's name on the fep. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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14 Berendt, Rachel Sarah Bernhardt, En Mi Recuerdo Prologo De Angel J. Battistessa
Buenos Aires Viau 1945 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Wraps are browning at the edges. Tape pull on the front. Contents are "fine". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 105 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Bigelow, John (Ed. ) The Works of Benjamin Franklin (12 Volume Set) , Including the Private As Well As the Official and Scientific Correspondence, Together with the Unmutilated and Correct Version of the Autobiography Federal Edition
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Volumes 1 & 12 are chipped at the top of the spine. Volumes 2 & 3 are rubbed at the top of the spine. Volumes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10 are near fine to fine. Volumes 9 & 11 appear to have set on a concrete floor. While they look nice on the shelf, the back covers of these two volumes are badly moisture damaged. While still intact, those covers are badly stained. That damage extends to the endpapers of those books. A large set of books, these will be shipped at cost, regardless of what the website quotes for postage. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Price: 300.00 USD
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16 Billips, Connie Janet Gaynor: a Bio-Bibliography
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1992 First Edition Hardcover Fine+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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17 Birman, Wendy Gregory of Rainworth: a Man in His Time
Nedlands, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 1979 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 295 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Boutin, Janice A. Oregon's Own Gerry Grank: His Family, Friends and Fond Memories
Janice A Boutin 2013 First Edition Spiral bound Fine 
Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 85 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Bowman, Isa The Story of Lewis Carroll, Told for Young People by the Real Alice in Wonderland, Etc.
NY E. P. Dutton 1900 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Owner's name on the title page. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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20 Bragdon, Claude More Lives Than One
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed by Bragdon on the second endpaper. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 368+6 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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