Dr Hoff's Therapeutic Bibliotheca: General Biography and Autobiography
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Small Beginnings Or the Way to Get on.
London James Hogg and Sons, 1850's?. 1st edition. Size [284p, 7 illus inclu frontispiece, adverts] (Eighteen biographical sketches of men who started small but became a big success, including John Walter, Herbert Minton, James Montgomery, David Wilkie, John Pounds, William Knibb, & George Birkbeck.) Red cloth hardboards with worn gold lettering on spine & lettering in gold relief pictorial on front cover, black spots on back cover, front cover lightly soiled & spotted, some corners worn through cloth, spine ends slightly worn through cloth, upper page ends dusted, end papers lightly soiled & owner signature in ink on front free end, pages very good though occasion brown spot, tight & clean copy, Good
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Book number: 008394-miscbio
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3354]
Keywords: christian religion; biography; success literature; john walter; hebert minton; newspapers; history;

 
AKENSON, DON.
At Face Value
Montreal McGill-Queen's University, 1990 copyright. 1st edition. Size [xiii, 245p, source notes] (The author argues that a 19th century Canadian politician was actually a woman.) Dust jacket as new, set in clear plastic wrap. Green cloth hardboards with gold lettering, almost no signs of use but library stamp on front free end & back pocket, bright, tight & clean copy, Very Good
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Book number: 008476-ash
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1677]
Keywords: biography; politics; history; gender; sexual stereotyping; patriarchy; impersonation; feminism;

 
ANTONELLI, GIUSEPPE.
Pompeo.
Milano Camunia, 1992. I edizione. [246, bibliografia] (Pompeo Magno, 106-48 a.C.) Bright paper boards with black lettering, covers & spine very good though minor edgewear & no tears, catalogue sticker on spine, many Toronto library stamps inside front cover, text pages very good, birght copy with tight binding & no loose or marked text pages, Very Good
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Book number: 012309-miscbio
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2236]
Keywords: Biography; Ancient Roman; Italian;

 
BRIDLE, AUGUSTUS.
Sons of Canada. Short Studies of Characteristic Canadians.
Drawings by F.S. Challoner. Toronto J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, 1916. 1st edition. Size [viii, 280p, 16 illus inclu portrait as frontispiece] (Biographical sketches of 34 prominent Canadians, most for their political contributions.) Blue cloth hardboards with gold lettering & small black floral design on front cover, minor wear to points, page ends lightly dusted & browned, faintly browning on free end papers, owner stamp & Christmas sticker on front end paper, bright, tight & clean copy, Very Good
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Book number: 007125-miscbio
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2236]
Keywords: biography; canada; j.a. macdonald; william mulock; edmund walker; a.s. vogt; william peterson; henri bourassa; wilfred laurier

 
BROUGHAM, HENRY LORD.
Historical Sketches of Statesmen Who Flourished in the Time of George Iii,. . . Remarks on Party / Remarks on French Revolution.
2 vols of 3 only. Philadelphia Lea & Blanchard, 1842-44. 1st ed. [300, footnotes; vi, 294, footnotes, adverts] Dark brown cloth with gold lettering on spines, corners very worn through cloth, some spine ends chipped up to 1/4 inch, covers scuffed & with minor watermarks, brown spotting on many pages, light brown watermarks on upper edge of some pages and outer edges of others, pages uncut, fair condition but one volume missing, Odd Volumes
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Book number: 002513-ash
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3131]
Keywords: biography; British;

 
CARTWRIGHT, JULIA.
Beatice D'este Duchess of Milan 1475-1497 - a Study of the Renaissance.
London J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, 1920. 8th ed of 1st ed, 1899. Size [xi, 387p, 5 b&w plates inclu frontispiece, index] No dust jacket. Blue cloth hardboards with dull gold lettering on spine, spine ends worn & partly frayed 1/8 inch, spine tears repaired, corners slightly worn, page ends lightly dusted & lightly soiled, owner signature date 1922 in ink on front free end, pages & plates very good, tight & clean copy, Good
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Book number: 009382-ash
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1677]
Keywords: Biography; women's studies; Italian Renaissance;

 
CHATTERJEE, AJIT KUMAR.
A Peerless Education.
Calcutta Sri Ajit Kumar Chatterjee, 1999. 1st edition. Size [xliii, 594p, 6 coloured plates, footnotes, xxi appendices] (An autobiographical account of the history of the Indian National Bank, Limited, & the Peerless General Insurance & Investment Company, Limited, by a disciple of the founder, Sri Radhashyam Roy.) Dust jacket in clear plastic wrap very good. Red-brown cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, few signs of use though original defect to pages 169-70 leaving lower dog ears, signed in ink on front free end by daughter of the author, bright, tight & clean copy, Very Good
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Book number: 009214-miscbio
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2795]
Keywords: Biography; India; Peerless Insurance; Peerless Investment; Indian National; Bank Limited;

 
COLLINS, ROGER.
Charlemagne.
Toronto University of Toronto Press, 1998. 1st edition. Size [xv, 234p, 4 b&w maps, endnotes, biblio, index] Bright paperback with colourful picture on front, minor wear on some corners otherwise no significant signs of use, bright copy with tight binding & unmarked text, Near Fine
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Book number: 011660-miscbio
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2236]
Keywords: Emperor Charlemagne; France History; Roman Empire;

 
COON, NANCY MARIA.
Western Life in Sunshine and Sunshine.
Faribaulth, MN Modern Printers, 1977. First edition. Size [80p, 4 b&w illustr, portrait as frontispiece] (An autobiographical account of migration to Minnesota during the second half of the nineteenth century.) No dust jacket. Light brown cloth hardboards with brown lettering & pictorial, covers very good though minor wear to spine ends, no internal signs of use, inscription by "Ray Lee Fessenden, 1988," a relative of the author, tight binding & no loose or marked text pages, Very Good
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Book number: 012186-miscbio
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3131]
Keywords: American biograpy; Minnesota; 19th century;

 
CURTIS, GEORGE WILLIAM.
Washington Irving - a Sketch.
New York The Grolier Club, 1891. First edition. Size Limited edition of 144 copies. [115p, 3 plates, appendix] Red leather hardboards with gold emblem on front cover & gold lettering on spine with five raised nerves, covers very good except upper spine rubbed 1/8 inch, minor rubbing on some nerves & lower spine end, gold upper page ends, other page ends very untrimmed, brown end papers very good, essentially no internal signs of use, front flyleaf reads "Willis G. Thayer from George William Curtis September 16, 1936-," written in ink, bright copy with tight binding & unmarked text, set in cardboard slipcase with black marble paper, all edges worn through paper, missing lower piece replaced with matching cardboard, Very Good
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Book number: 010698-miscbio
USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 156.5 | £UK 137.5 | JP¥ 19566]
Keywords: Washington Irving; Biography; American; 19th century;

 
CURTIUS, FREDRICH (ED).
Memoirs of Prince Chlodwig of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfuerst.
2 vols. New York The Macmillan Co, 1906. 1st ed. Size [ix, 405; ix, 519, footnotes, index, adverts, 6 illustr] Blue cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, corners & spine ends slightly worn but not through cloth, pages untrimmed, minor brown spotting on end papers, bright & tight copy, Very Good
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Book number: 004114-ash
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2795]
Keywords: biography; German;

 
DUNBAR, PAUL LAURENCE.
Joggin' Erlong.
Illustrated with photographs by Leigh Richmond Miner, John Rae. Toronto Musson Book Co, Ltd, 1906. Later copyright. Size [unpaginated, numerous illustrations] (Twenty poems written in dialect.) Red cloth hardboards with black lettering & photographic reproduction on front cover & lettering on spine label, reproduction lightly scuffed & soiled, cloth very good except worn through at lower corners & spine edge, minor wear to some other edges, gold upper page edges, other page edges very untrimmed, text pages & illustrations very good except one torn photo repaired, tight binding & no loose pages, overall good condtion except front free end missing, Fair
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Book number: 011262-miscbio
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.75 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5590]
Keywords: poetry; American;

 
FISK, DOROTHY.
Dr. Jenner of Berkeley.
London Heinemann, 1959. 1st ed. Size [vii, 288pp, bibl, index, 10 illustr] Dust jacket lightly scuffed & soiled & with upper & lower edgewear & tear up to 3/4 inch. Red cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to points, page ends lightly soiled, small owner signature in ink on front free end, bright & tight copy, Very Good
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Book number: 005762-ash
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1677]
Keywords: biography; science; English;

 
FORBES, ARCHIBALD.
Memories and Studies of War and Peace.
London Cassel & Co Ltd, 1895. 3rd edition. Size [369p, portrait as frontispiece, adverts] (A war correspondent reflects on his work, in particular the events he covered such as the Franco-German war of the early 1870's, & the people he met.) Maroon cloth hardboards with gold lettering, covers lightly soiled plus area at upper end of front cover very discoloured due to water damage, torn spine edges repaired using pva, some corners & spine ends worn & partly frayed up to 1/4 inch, page ends dusted & untrimmed, black end papers very good except cracked hinges repaired using pva, text pages & frontispiece very good though pages aintly browned at borders, tight binding & unmarked text, Good
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Book number: 010348-miscbio
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 2013]
Keywords: War Correspondent; Franco-German War; Russo-Turkish War; Zululand; South Africa; Prince; Frederick Charles;

 
BAYCREST TERRACE MEMOIRS GROUP.
From Our Lives. Memoirs, Life Stories, Episodes and Recollections.
Forward by Margaret Grabel, introduction by Morley Torgov. Oakville, Ontario Mosaic Press, 1979. First edition. Size [xi, 215p, several portraits] (Biographical sketches by 22 elderly residents at Baycrest Terrace, Toronto, who were born & raised in Europe, & eventually emigrated to Canada.) Paperback with 24 portraits on front cover, covers very good though minor scuffing & wear to edges, spine with minor creases, no internal signs of use, though INSCRIPTION by one contributor reads, "For eternal Souvenir from Leon Gelbord," tight binding & no loose or marked text pages, Very Good
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Book number: 012313-miscbio
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2795]
Keywords: Local history; Personal history; Jewish; Toronto; Elderly; Senior Citizens;

 
HANAFORD, PHEBE A.
The Life of George Peabody; Containing a Record of Those Princely Acts of Benevolence Which Entitle Him to the Esteem and.
GRATITUDE OF ALL FRIENDS.. Intro by Joseph H. Hanaford. Boston B.B. Russell, 1870. 1st edition. Size [308p, b&w frontispiece, adverts] (Biography of a British-born American philanthropist who founded, for instance, the Peabody Academy of Science in Salem, MA.) Green cloth hardbaords with gold lettering, covers lightly soiled, upper spine end & some corners slightly worn through cloth, minor wear to bevelled edges, page ends browned & lightly soiled, brown end papers very good, pages very good though browned at borders, bright copy with tight binding & unmarked text, Good
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Book number: 010063-ash
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31.5 | JP¥ 4472]
Keywords: American; Biography; George Peabody; Philanthropist;

 
HILLIS, NEWELL DWIGHT.
Great Men As Prophets of a New Era.
New York Fleming H. Revell Company, 1922 copyright. 1st ed, later prt?. Size [221p, index] No dust jacket. Red cloth hardboards with faded gold lettering on faded spine & gold lettering on front cover, corners & spine ends slightly worn, covers bleach spotted due to water, page ends & end papers lightly soiled, owner signature dated 1923 in ink on front free end, tight & clean copy, Good
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Book number: 006673-ash
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1677]
Keywords: biography; Dante Garibaldi; Oliver Cromwell; John Milton; Savonarola; John Ruskin; John Wesley;

 
HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL.
John Lothrop Motley.
Boston Houghton, Osgood & Co, 1879. 1st ed. Later prt?. Size [vii, 278, portrait as frontispiece] Brown cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, some corners & spine ends slightly worn through cloth, small nick in cloth at lower spine, cloth lightly spotted & watermarked, internally very good except page borders lightly browned, Good
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Book number: 004120-ash
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2236]
Keywords: biography; American;

 
JEWETT, S.W.
From Fourteen to Fourscore.
New York Hurd & Houghton, 1871. 1st ed. Later prt?. Size [iv, 416pp] (A grandmother tells the story of her childhood, based on a journal kept many years ago.) Red-brown cloth hardboards with gold lettering & design on spine, cloth lightly soiled & spotted, lower corners just worn through cloth, other edges slightly worn, end papers lightly soiled, owner signature dated 1871 in pencil on front pastedown, pages very good, tight copy, Good
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Book number: 005980-miscbio
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3354]
Keywords: literature; autobiography;

 
KLINCK, CARL F.
Wilfred Campbell - a Study in Late Provincial Victorianism.
Toronto The Ryerson Press, 1942. 1st edition. Size [xiii, 289p, 2 plates, inclu portrait as frontispiece, endnotes, bibliography, index] No dust jacket. Blue cloth hardboards with yellow lettering, minor wear to points, almost no signs of use, near fine condition though library stamp on title page & back pocket on endpaper, a bright, tight, & clean copy, Very Good
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Book number: 008732-miscbio
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3354]
Keywords: biography; canada; poetry; provincial; victorianism; wilfred campbell; group of sixties;

 
MACKENZIE, ALEX.
The Life and Speeches of Hon. George Brown.
Toronto Globe Printing Company, 1882. 1st edition. Size [viii, 381p, portrait as frontispiece, index] (Biography of an inflential editor of a Toronto newspaper, killed by an irate employee.) Red-brown cloth hardboards with slightly worn gold lettering on spine, some corners & spine ends slightly worn through cloth, covers lightly soiled, page ends dusted & brown spotted, end papers & frontispiece browned & brown spotted, tissue & some text pages brown spotted, tight & clean copy, Good
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Book number: 007199-miscbio
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2460]
Keywords: biography; canada; politics; city newspaper;

 
MAGNE, EMILE.
Ninon de Lanclos.
Translated and Edited by Gertrude Scott Stevenson. London Arrowsmith, 1926. 1st edition. Size [311p, 8 illus incl portrait as frontispiece, footnotes, bibliography, index] Never had dust jacket? Dark green cloth hardboards with gold lettering on spine, upper spine end & lower points slightly worn through cloth, some other edges slightly worn, covers & page ends lightly soiled, old library checkout bookplate on front pastedown, pages very good though lightly browned at borders, tight & clean copy, Very Good
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Book number: 007445-miscbio
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 2013]
Keywords: biography; france;

 
MORLEY, JOHN.
Recollections.
2 vols. Toronto Macmillan Co of Canada, 1917. 1st Can ed. [x, 388; v, 372+ index] (Autobiography of an English journalist, magazine editor, & biographer who became a civil servant in Ireland & eventually in India.) Dark blue cloth w/ gold lettering on spine, corners & spine ends slightly worn, owner signature on front free end, Very Good
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Book number: 002018-ash
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2795]
Keywords: autobiography; British; Canadian publisher

 
MORLEY, JOHN.
Walpole.
London Macmillan & Co, Ltd, 1922. Repr of 1st ed, 1889.. [vi, 251] (Biography of Robert Walpole (1676-1745), Whig parliamentarian.) Dark green cloth w/ gold lettering on spine, corners worn, covers slightly scuffed, spine faded brown, owner bookplate, 3 owner signatures on front free end, Good
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Book number: 002019-ash
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1342]
Keywords: biography; British;

 
MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP.
The Life and Death of John Barneveld Advocate of Holland with a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of the Thirty Years'.
WAR. 2 vols. New York Harper & Brothers, 1880. Later prt of 1st edition. Size [xii, 389p; vii, 473p, footnotes, several b&w illustr incl frontispiece, appendix, index] Brown cloth hardboards with black lettering on brown paper label on slightly faded & waterspotted spines, page ends worn & partly frayed up to 1/4 inch, minor wear to some other edges, gold upper page ends, other page ends untrimmed, dark blue-green end papers very good, title pages & some other pages brown spotted, tissue very brown spotted, a few upper dog ears, tight copy with unmarked pages, Good
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Book number: 009329-miscbio
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2236]
Keywords: Biography; Dutch Republic; 17th century; history;

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