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Nellie: an Irish Immigrant

By: Smith, Samuel Evan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Newell, IA, Bireline Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19533

Condition: Very Good+


Inscribed by Smith inside the front cover. Covers are faded around the edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life-Story and Personal Reminiscences of Col. John Sobieski...... to Which is Added His Popular Lecture "The Republic of Poland"

By: Sobieski, Col. John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, L. G. Sobieski: N.D.

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16999

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Sobieski on the fep, dated 1908.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 262 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life-Story and Personal Reminiscences of Col. John Sobieski...... to Which is Added His Popular Lecture "The Republic of Poland"

By: Sobieski, Col. John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, L. G. Sobieski: N.D.

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22498

Condition: Very Good


Rubbed at the top of the spine. Inscribed by Sobieski on the fep, dated 1926. Includes a letter from his daughter, dated 1927, and newspaper clippings concerning the Colonel. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 262 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Sanctus Franciscus Borgia, Quartus Gandiae Dux Et Societatis Jesu, Praepositus Generalis Tertius, II (1530-1550)

By: Societatis Jesu

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Matriti, Augustini Avrial: 1903

Seller ID: 17477

Condition: Very Good+


Bound in library cloth, with the usual xlib marks. Contents are near fine, with a slight bump to the bottom corner of the last pages. This is the original edition, not a reprint. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 28+774 pages View more info

The National Cyclopaedia Of American Biography (15 Volumes Of 18) , Being The History Of The United States, As Illustrated In The Lives Of The Founders, Builders, And Defenders Of The Republic, Etc., Etc.

By: Spofford, Ainsworth R. (Advisory Ed. )

Price: $800.00

Publisher: NY, James T. White & Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11100

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Missing volumes 7, 13 & 14. Includes 15 volumes of 18, including the index & supplement. ; Bound in three-quarter black leather with green cloth covered boards. Slight rubbing at the corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold (2 Volume Set)

By: Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, B. Fellowes: 1845

Edition: Fifth Ed

Seller ID: 18179

Condition: Very Good-


Bound in three quarter leather. The hinges are starting to crack (but still intact) , and the book has been treated at some time to retard the damage. Paper labels on the spines are nearly gone. Contents are "fine". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 440+448 pages View more info

Recollections of My Boyhood and School Days

By: Stanley, James (Jim)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (1926)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18867

Condition: Fine


Bound in nice green suede. Browning at the bottom edge. Inscribed on the fep to his mother. No date, place or author is stated. He evidently became a lawyer or judge. Born in South Dakota in 1881.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 28 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Dictionary of National Biography Vol XVII (17) Robinson-Sheares

By: Stephen, Sir Leslie and Lee, Sir Sidney (ed.)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 5815

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some soiling to the dj, and one closed tear at the top left front.; 6 1/2x9 1/2" View more info

The Dictionary of National Biography

By: Stephen, Sir Leslie and Lee, Sir Sidney (ed.)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 5816

Condition: Fine+ in Very Good dust jacket


Closed tear to the dj, top center of the back, and some soiling to the back of the dj.; 5 1/2 x 9" View more info

Pastor and People

By: Streeter, F. L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kansas City, The Western Baptist Publishing Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15012

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 141 pages View more info

My Life: 1837-1909

By: Stretch, Richard Harper (R. H. )

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Richard Harper Stretch: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16407

Condition: Very Good+


Bound in three-quarter leather. Rubbed at the corners, with a closed tear at the bottom of the spine. Included is a Xerox of a newspaper article from the Seattle Sun, dated Tuesday, February 3, 1914. The article is about Stretch , and tells how he wrote one copy of this book for his family, after they wanted to know more about him. Therefore, this is the only known copy. However, with that said, it is interesting that this appears to be a carbon copy, implying there may ... View more info

Telegraphers of To-Day (Today) : Descriptive, Historical, Biographical

By: Taltavall, John B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, John B. Taltavall: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14424

Condition: Very Good


Rubbed at the corners. Front inner hinge cracking. Some child drew an elaborate picture in pencil for his/her grandmother on the rear endpaper. Contents are fine. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

To Plant the Prairies and the Plains: the Life and Work of Niels Ebbesen Hansen

By: Taylor, Mrs. H. J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, IA, BIOS: 1941

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 15423

Condition: Very Good


Bound in shiny brown cloth. There are small spots of white paper adhering to the covers. Owner's name on the fep. Contents are "fine". Contents are "fine". Contents are "fine".; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 89 pages View more info

Memoirs and Confessions of Francis Volkmar Reinhard, S. T. D. , Court Preacher At Dresden From the German

By: Taylor, Oliver A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Peirce and Parker: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14580

Condition: Very Good


Bound in the original full leather. Rubbed at the corners & spine ends, and starting to crack along the spine. Contents are very good +. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 164 pages View more info

The Downing Street Years

By: Thatcher, Margaret

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15403

Condition: Very Good+


The book looks to be very fine, but the last pages are slightly wrinkled at the bottom corner. Signed on the fep by Thatcher. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 913 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life and Letters of John Hay (2 Volume Set) (George Mcgovern's Copy)

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15294

Condition: Fine


Unopened, bound in three-quarter green leather, with raised bands & gilt titles. A beautiful set. Signed by George McGovern inside volume two, in pencil. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Men of Progress: Embracing Biographical Sketches of Representative Michigan Men with an Outline History of the State

By: The Evening News Association

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, The Evening News Association: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22026

Condition: Good+


The leather binding is intact, but poor. Badly chipped along the spine, rubbed at the corners. Inner hinges are intact, and the contents are very good to fine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 528 pages View more info

Sketches of the Civil and Military Services of William Henry Harrison

By: Todd, Col. Charles S. ; Drake, Benjamin; Perkins, James H. (Ed. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, J. A. & U. P. James: 1847

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15591

Condition: Very Good+


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 224 pages View more info

Closer to the Ground: an Outdoor Family's Year on the Water, in the Woods and At the Table

By: Tomine, Dylan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Patagonia Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22374

ISBN: 1938340000

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Signed by Dylan Tomine & Skyla Tomine on the fep. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 230 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Life Story of Louise Green Townsend

By: Townsend, Homer J. E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Goldendale, WA, Homer Townsend: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22168

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed by Homer Townsend. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 179 pages; Signed by Author View more info