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Biography & Autobiography

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41 Jack Butler Yeats (Lives of Irish Painters) Kennedy, Brian P.
Dublin, Ireland Town House 1991 0948524243 / 9780948524240 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Short biography of 20th century Irish painter includes 10 color illustrations. Glossy covers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; slight bumping and bubble at top right cover corner; old store label on bottom right rear. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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42 Kisare, a Mennonite of Kiseru: An Autobiography As Told to Joseph C Shenk Kisare, Z. Marwa
Salunga PA Eastern Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities 1984 0961336811 / 9780961336813 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Church Library. Autobiography of the first African Mennonite Bishop. Intended to show how missionary work comes full circle when someone who received the Word in that way goes on to become a missionary and leader to others in his community. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Church Library; no text marks; curling and wear to cover edges and corners; light staining/age toning to covers; light creasing to inside front cover an some page tip creasing; rubber stamps inside front cover; slip and pocket inside rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 Thomas Mann : Leben und Werk Lion, Ferdinand
Zurich Switzerland Verlag Oprecht 1947 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Life and work of Thomas Mann written in German, published in Zurich 1947. Probable first edition as no additional printing is mentioned. Tan cloth with orange lettering, no dustjacket. 169 pp. Book Condition : Good; Pages are a little aged but clean and readable; a few pages with inked notations and underlined text; owner's name and address sticker on front and rear endpapers and rear flyleaf. Covers, especially rear, have light soiling around edges and spine. Spine lettering is very faded and spine ends have wear. Binding is tight and secure. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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44 Unquiet Soul: Biography of Charlotte Bronte Margot Peters
NewYork NY Doubleday 1975 0385066228 / 9780385066228 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition hardcover. Full length biography of Charlotte Bronte presents her as an unofficial feminist in the early Victorian period. Includes excerpts from over 100 letters. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; noticeable spotting to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; intact but significant chipping and small tearing to edges, corners, and spine ends; some light discoloration to white sections; price unclipped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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45 "Man Working," 1919-1962, William Faulkner : A Catalogue of the William Faulkner Collections at the University of Virginia Massey, Linton R. (compiler)
Charlottesville VA Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a catalog of the University of Virginia's Faulkner Collection. The work is divided into three sections : Works by Faulkner (writings, drawings, and recordings); Works About Faulkner (criticism, biography, etc.); and Material related to Faulkner (family papers). An Appendix details Faulkner Material Belonging to the Faulkner Estate and Faulkner Foundation. Book Condition : Very Good; no interior markings; slight discoloration to spine; slight bending to cover corners; a few small spots to text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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46 The Reign of Queen Anne (2 Volume Set) McCarthy. Justin
London, England and New York NY Harper & Brothers 1902 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1902 2 Volume Set. Well-received biography of Anne, last of the Stuart rulers of England. During her reign the Act of Union joined England and Scotland to form Great Britain and the War of Spanish Succession presaged Great Britain's rise as a a world power. Book Conditions : Good; no text marks gift inscription on front free end paper of Vol. 1; wear to spine ends, edges, and cover corners, light scuffing; light age toning to page edges; some pages uncut. No Dust Jackets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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47 Sainted Women of the Dark Ages McNamara, Jo Ann, Halborg, John E., and Whatley, E. Gordon (editors)
Durham NC Duke University Press 1992 082231200X / 9780822312000 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anthology of primary source material, including Merovingian hagiography, on 18 religious women in the Dark Ages (6th and 7th centuries C.E.). Focused geographically on Gaul and what is now Germany and Austria. Book Condition : Near Fine; light bumping to spine ends; some spotting to top text block. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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48 Robert H. Sayre: Engineer, Entrepeneur, Humanist 1824-1907 Metz, Lance E.
Easton PA Hugh Moore Historical Park and Museums 1985 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Program accompanying 1985 exhibit honoring the 19th century engineer, businessman. Brief biography of his life, one b&w photo. Chief engineer of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, Sayre later oversaw construction of the first iron works of what would become Bethlehem Steel. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; crease at bottom left front cover; sticker on top right rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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49 The Flame : A Pageant in Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of Washington's Birth Miller, Helen L. and Beulah M. Bradley
York PA York Chamber of Commerce 1932 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Program for Washington Bicentennial Pageant in York PA on July 4, 1932. Includes dialogue and song lyrics. Book Condition : Good+; some light creasing to paper edges; small area of spotting on front cover; otherwise in terrific shape for its age. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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TRAVELLING HOPEFULLY : The Story of Molly Urquhart, Murdoch, Helen
50 TRAVELLING HOPEFULLY : The Story of Molly Urquhart Murdoch, Helen
Edinburgh Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh: 1981. 1981 0862280346 / 9780862280345 Edition Unstated Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by author on front free end paper. 252 pp. w/ 12 pp of b&w photos. Biography of Molly Urquhart, one of Scotland's best loved actresses. Book Condition : Very good; no text marks; very light dampstaining to edges of endpapers and underside of jacket. Cover is clean with a couple small areas of fading and a bit of light edge wear. Binding is tight. Dustjacket has light scuffing and edge wear. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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51 Doctor Evelyn's York Murray, Hugh
York, England William Sessions Limited, The Ebor Press 1983 0900657855 / 9780900657856 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover. "The life and work of a pioneer of conservation of the City between 1891 and 1935, illustrated by many photographs of a changing York, from his slide collection." -continued title. Includes extensive information on buildings in York as well as Dr. Evelyn, including a genealogical pedigree. Wheat-colored glossy cover with brown titles and photo illustration, no DJ, 92 pp., profusely illustrated in black and white. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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52 Horace Bushnell and Religious Education Myers, A.J. Wm.
Boston MA Manthorne & Burack 1937 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines the influential 19th century Congregational pastor and theologian Horace Bushnell. Special attention to his book "Views of Christian Nurture" and its criticism of Revivalism and the predominant Calvinism. Book Condition : Fair; top spine end torn, beginning of spine separation at title page, all pages intact; bumping/tearing to cover corners; pencil notes on front free end paper, no markings to text; light age toning. No Dust Jacket, flap from DJ glued inside front cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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53 Paul Robeson: Bearer of a Culture (Exhibition Catalog) NA
New York NY Paul Robeson Foundation / New York Historical Society 1998 0966671104 / 9780966671100 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Edition, 1st printing. Exhibit catalog features mostly essays on Paul Robeson and his influence as well as excerpts from Robeson's letters. B&W photos throughout. List of exhibit objects. Book Condition :Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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54 Selected Speeches of Kwame Nkrumah, Volume 1 Obeng, Samuel (editor)
Accra, Ghana Afram Publications (Ghana) Ltd 1997 9964702019 / 9789964702014 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Compilation of 46 speeches by the first president of the Republic of Ghana and advocate for the Pan-African movement. Volume 1 in series. Book Condition : Good; no internal markings; creasing to right top and bottom front cover; rubbing to covers; corner wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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55 George Bernard Shaw Harlequin or Patriot? Palmer, John
New York NY The Century Co. 1915 First Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Interesting critical piece on Shaw and his works. Small hardback - br own papercovered boards with green cloth over spine. No dustjacket. 81 pages. Glossy portrait frontispiece. Book Condition : Good+; pages just a bit aged, clean with no writing, no foxing, no tears, no creases. Cover is clean with some scuffing; light wear to corners and spine ends. Hinges are intact and binding is tight. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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56 Das Leben Jakob Bohmes Peuckert, Will-Erich
Jena, Germany Eugen Diederichs 1924 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Text in German. Life of Jacob Boehme. Biography of leading Pietist figure, Lutheran, and Christian contemplative. Likely 1st Edition. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; sunlight fading to spine and around cover edges; a few stains to rear cover; light age toning inside covers. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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57 Frederick Walker and His Works (The Portfolio No. 6 June 1894) Phillips, Claude
London England Seeley and Co. Limited 1894 1st Edition Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Part of The Portfolio, Monographs on Artistic Subjects, No. 6 June 1894. This work is a survey of the work of nineteenth century British artist Frederick Waller. Includes 4 b&w plates with tissue guards and 23 other b&w illustrations, complementing a biography and commentary. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-College Library; softcover preserved/secured in pressboard with binding tape; pages loosening but intact; stamping and pencil cataloging information on title pages, text unmarked; bookplate and checkout pocket inside pressboard covers. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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58 The Sovereigns and Courts of Europe Politikos
NewYork NY D. Appleton and Co. 1894 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1894 Authorized Edition. 439 pp. including 14 b&w photos. Short biographies of European sovereigns (Turkey, Russia, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Romania, Serbia, and more) in the late 19th century. The last chapter is on Queen Victoria. Book Condition : Fair, Ex-Literary Society Library; several pages at front separated but inlaid; no text marks; wear to cover corners, edges, and spine ends; light scuffing to covers; slip and pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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59 Women Scientists in America: Struggles and Strategies to 1940 Professor Margaret W. Rossiter
Baltimore MD The Johns Hopkins University Press 1982 0801824435 / 9780801824432 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper. History of the role of women in the development of American science and their struggles to be seen as contributing members of the scientific community. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear to edges and corners; light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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60 Lincoln and His World: The Early Years, Birth to Illinois Legislature Richard Lawrence Miller
Mechanicsburg PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811701875 / 9780811701877 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition. Quoting from eyewitness accounts, Miller allows Lincoln and his contemporaries to tell the story of this monumental American and bring a fascinating period of American history to life. Covers Lincoln's birth through1834. Book Condition : New. Dust jacket Condition : New; price sticker remnant on bottom center rear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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