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The Builders of the Nation a History of the United States
New York City, Stanley-Bradley Publishing, 1892. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 539, index,Thick 4to,,Bound in original 3/4 leather over cloth with marbled foredges,With almost 60 full page portraits and over 700 marginal vignette portraits and illustrations. Entries and illustrations compiled from the National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A scarce title, as WoorldCat lists only eight copies in either public, or academic, libraries. The endpapers are marbled to match the foredges. Bookplate of Ella Lynette Somerville on front pastedown. Wear to board edges, and corners a bit rounded. Light soiling to boards. Contents very clean. Hinges and joints tight. In good plus to very good condition. This is a large, very heavy, book. Please consult as to costs, and options, to ship. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 'Portraits and biographies of presidents, cabinet officers, statesmen, legislators, jurists, educators, authors and divines'.
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N° du livre: 9900030476
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 | CHF 73]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: History;America;Presidents;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick
Warwick, UK, John Merridew et al, 1829. Hardcover. pp. viii, 148.12mo,,Bound in half leather of marbled boards, with marbled foredges,'Containing a full and true account of his many famous and valiant actions, remarkable and brave exploits, and noble and renowned victories.' A 'New Edition, with Engravings'. Front hinge was weak but has been expertly (and unnoticeably) repaired. Board edges quite worn and boards scuffed, although joints tight. Contents clean: a good copy notwithstanding. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations.
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N° du livre: 9900036313
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 | CHF 73]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: ;;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
Pascal Breland
Winnipeg, MB, Government of Manitoba, 1984. Wraps. pp. 12.8vo,,Stapled card covers: in near fine condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. One of a series of a series of historical pamphlets published by the Historic Resources Branch of the Government of Manitoba.
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N° du livre: 9900034646
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | CHF 8.5]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: Exploration;Fur trade;Red River colony;Metis;Hudson's Bay Co;North-West Company;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
[BARNES, REGINALD HENRY, AND CHARLES EDWARD BROWN]
Spurgeon the People's Preacher
London, Walter Scott, ND (1892). 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. vi, 330.8vo,,Bound in original decorated cloth with all edges gilt,No authors are identified, nor is a date of publication given, but Turner, 'The Walter Scott Publishing Company, A Bibliography', 436.a, identifies the authors and suggests a publishing date of 1892. The cloth is very stained, soiled, and rubbed. The endpapers are also soiled, but they are not split and the hinges are tight. Someone has done a little coloring to the frontispiece. The contents show the odd spot of foxing, but are otherwise quite clean. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations.
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N° du livre: 9900041606
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | CHF 15]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: Charles Spurgeon;Religion;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
COPLAND, AARON AND VIVIAN PERLIS
Copland 1900 Through 1942
New York City, St. Martin's/Marek, 1984. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xii, 402.8vo,,,Affixed to the front free endpaper is a bookplate on which is printed: 'From the Personal Library of Dr. Lorne Watson Director, School of Music 1948-1981 Brandon University Brandon, Manitoba'. Other than the autographs of the authors, and this bookplate, the book is unmarked, tightly-bound and in very good, to near fine, condition. The dust jacket shows light shelf wear, but is otherwise in very good condition. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. This copy inscribed: 'Greetings! (signed) Aaron Copland and (signed) Vivian Perlis'. ISBN 0312169620.
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N° du livre: 9900044373
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 225.5 | CHF 242]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: Music;Composer;Composing;American music;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
ABERBACH, DAVID
Bialik
New York, Grove Press, 1989. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. Jewish Thinkers Series.
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N° du livre: 026952
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | CHF 6]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ACKROYD, PETER
Chaucer Brief Lives
London, Vintage, 2005. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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N° du livre: 042213
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 7 | CHF 7.5]

 
ADAIR, JAMES R.
The Man from Steamtown the Story of F. Nelson Blount
Chicago, Moody Press, 1967. 1st edition. Hardcover. 224 pp.8vo,,Spine ends bumped, else vg+/vg+. Ill.: Black-and-white photographs. The life and career of the millionaire blueblood who got into the railroad so he could drive a train.
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N° du livre: 9900020175
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: Railroads;Railway;Transportation;Business Biography;F. Nelson Blount;;;; Black-and-white photographs

 
ADAMS, HENRY / SKETCHES BY JERRY PINKNEY
The Education of Henry Adams
Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library, 1982. Hardcover. pp. 530.8vo,,Beautifully bound in full brown leather with gilt embellishments,A title in the series 'The 100 Greatest Books of All Time'. In near fine condition with no markings indicating previous ownership. The book appears unread, and seldom opened. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. A limited edition published only for subscribers, bound in full ornamented leather, with all edges gilt and silk moire endpapers.
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N° du livre: 9900043523
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | CHF 19.5]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: Bindings;Biography;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
ADCOCK, F. E.
Thucydides and His History
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Condition: ex-library; bookplate to front pastedown, stamp to ffep, card to rfep, bookplate to rear pastedown, spine label, no other library markings; overall very good-. .
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N° du livre: 037148
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]

 
AGUIRRE, CARMEN
Something Fierce; Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre, 2011. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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N° du livre: 043585
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]
Catalogue: Biography

 
AKBAR, M. J.
Nehru The Making of India
New York, Viking, 1989. Hardcover. pp. xii, 609. Thick 8vo. Very good+ in very good, lightly rubbed dustjacket. .
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N° du livre: 049392
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | CHF 15]
Catalogue: Biography

 
AKIRA, ASA
Insatiable Porn, a Love Story
New York, Grove Press, 2014. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in very good+ dustjacket. .
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N° du livre: 056510
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 | CHF 11]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ALDINGTON, RICHARD
Lawrence of Arabia a Biographical Enquiry
London, Collins, 1955. Hardcover. pp. 448.8vo,,Sl. shelf wear, else clean, tight, and in very good condition. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. O'Brien E-192. No dust jacket.
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N° du livre: 9900043126
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]
Catalogue: Biography
Mots-clés: T. E. Lawrence;The Desert War;Arabs;T. E. Shaw;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
ALEXANDER, PAUL
Rough Magic A Biography of Sylvia Plath
Cambridge, Da Capo Press, 2003. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white photographic reproductions. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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N° du livre: 046133
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | CHF 10]

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