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Flashes of Light from an Imprisoned Soul

By: Selby, Clarence J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. L. Fyfe: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15276

Condition: Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 41 pages View more info

Reflections In A Quiet Place

By: Shannon, Patrick

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Patrick Shannon: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12497

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Due to a binding error, the last pages are coming loose of the binding. ; This is a typewritten manuscript, which may never have been published. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 185 pages View more info

The Life and Times of Everett H. Shults: an Average American's Memoirs

By: Shults, Everett H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lakeview, Oregon, Everett H. Shults: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22225

Condition: Fine


Inscribed on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Memories

By: Simons, Rial Elmer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Michigan, Rial Elmer Simons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25238

Condition: Near Fine


This appears to be a copy of the original typewritten work, including an original photograph. This is a memoir of the author's life in Michigan. Included is a short family tree, and his experiences as a minister. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 37 pages View more info

Gems of Female Biography.

By: Smith, Rev. Daniel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Carlton & Phillips: 1854

Seller ID: 19553

Condition: Good+


In the original cloth. Rubbed at the corners. Contents are near-fine, with one signature slightly proud. ; 6"; 430 pages View more info

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

Skippin' the Details; February 2, 1883- February 2, 1965; Memoirs of Charles J. Symington

By: Symington, Charles J. ; Pam (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Clarke & Way, Inc: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24539

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages 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