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Biography & Autobiography

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Biography & Autobiography

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41 Vlaminck Jean Selz
New York NY Crown Publishers, Inc. 1963 The Q.L.P. Art Series Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Q.L.P. Art Series. Translated from French. Critical survey of Maurice de Vlaminck's work details his influence in the Fauve movement. 96 pp.w/ over 80 b&w and color plates including several mounted to the page (such as one on the title page). Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light rubbing/fingerprint marks to covers; slight stain at top of rear illustrations index and rear free end paper; toning/darkening to spine and top cover edges. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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42 Lee's secret enemy Jefferson C. Barnhart
Lebanaon PA Boyer's Press 2000 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Softcover, 165 pp.Organized chronologically, this work examines the role Lee's health problems, viewed through the prism of contemporary medicine, had upon his command and personality as the Civil War deepened. Book Condition : Good; no text marks, owner's name blacked out inside front cover; light wear to cover corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 Reminiscences of the Civil War John B. Gordon
Harrisburg PA The Archive Society 1995 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Facsimile reprint of 1903 edition. Leatherette hardcover with gilt text block and decorative end papers. 474 pp. w/ 3 portraits. Though criticized as self promoting, Gordon participated in most of the major actions in the eastern theater of the war starting with Seven Pines. Provides anecdotes and criticisms of many field commanders. His five wounds in the Sunken Lane at Antietam is perhaps the most famous story surrounding Gordon. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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44 Diary of a Confederate Soldier: John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade (American Military History Series) John S. Jackman
Columbia SC Univ of South Carolina Press 1990 0872496953 / 9780872496958 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
174 pp. w/ 7 hand-drawn maps. Edited period diary from a Confederate infantry man serving in the Western theater of the war and its major battles - Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chicakamauga, Atlanta, until surrender. Only extant diary from the 1st Kentucky "Orphan" Brigade. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; small tear at bottom right front. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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45 With Sword And Lancet: The Life Of General Hugh Mercer Joseph M. Waterman
Whitefish MT Kessinger Publishing, LLC 2010 1163405698 / 9781163405697 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint of 1941 biography of Scottish-born doctor and soldier who emigrated to the colonies and became a brigadier general serving under George Washington. He was killed at the Battle of Princeton after refusing to surrender to British infantrymen. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; one small scratch and one small bump to front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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46 Who Would Not Be a Soldier: The Civil War Letters of Edmund A. Wilcox New York 91st Regiment Company C Kellner, Margaret Wilcox, and Kellner, Bruce editors
Hamlin NY Heirloom Publishing 1998 0965700925 / 9780965700924 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
51 pp. Collection of 17 letters from 1864 and 1865 by a later Civil War recruit who served in a New York regiment of the Army of the Potomac and who died of disease shortly after the war ended. Noteworthy action took place during the siege of Petersburg Virginia. Includes a photocopy of one of his original letters. Details camp life, briefly the 1864 election campaign, and concern for fellow soldiers. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling; price sticker remnant on half title page; staining on rear cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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47 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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48 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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49 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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50 Lincoln's Youth: Indiana Years 1816-1830 Louis Austin Warren
Indianapolis IN Indiana Historical Society 2002 0871950626 / 9780871950628 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1991 Printing. Cover's Lincoln's time in Indiana, ages 7 to 21. Lincoln's Father relocated his family to Indiana due to issues with land titles in Kentucky and the new state's status as a free state. Special attention is given to Lincoln's education and religious influences, leading one reviewer to call it a spiritual biography. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's name on front free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; water stain at top spine end. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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51 Fouquet - Little Books on Great Artists M. Ledivelec
Italy Crown Publishers 1970 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Italian, French, and English translations. Crown Little Books on Great Artists series, undated. 6 7/8" H. 36 pp. w/ b&w and color plates throughout. Short survey of the 15th century French artist who combined elements of Italian and Dutch painting to create a new school that was heavily influenced by French nationalism. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light toning to free end papers and some page edges; light bumping/wear to spine and spine ends; rubbing to covers. No Dust Jacket, glossy covers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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52 Haym Salomon: The Financier of the American Revolution, An Unwritten Chapter in American History Madison C. Peters
New York NY The Trow Press 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
47 pp. w/ photo cover; gilt text block on top. Bio of Polish American financier who helped arrange financial backing for the Colonial government. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks noted, bookplate inside front cover; a few page tip creases; light bumping to spine ends; a few stains to side text block; catalog label at bottom left front cover; pocket and slip inside rear covers; some scuffing and staining to front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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53 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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54 "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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55 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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56 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: 30.00 USD
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57 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
58 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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59 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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60 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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