Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Biogaphy
found: 4 books

 
Beaulieu, Victor-Levy, translated by Sheila Fischman,
Jack Kerouac: a chicken-essay.
Toronto, Coach House Press, (1976). 2nd priinting. G PB edge wear. Kerouac often wrote on occasion in French or joual, Chapter XXIX an imaginary dialogue between Kerouac and Memere in French. Kerouac speaks of Cardinals as silk stocking full of mud of American congresssmen who "shine and stink like rottten mackerel in the moonlight" When you realize Jack is very close to Burroughs and Ginsberg and like them he will become "an agent provocateur of great changes for anauthentic human revolution.".
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Book number: BOOKS056559I
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 35.75 | JP¥ 6738]

 
Nevins, Allan, edited by,
Polk: the diary of a president 1845-1849 (covering Mexican War the Aquisition of Oregon and conquest of California and the SW.
NY, Longmans Green & Co., 1929. First Edition. G Hardback. A selecion from "The diary of James K. Polk" edited and published in four volumes in 1910 to Chicago Historical Society. The edior has selected from it the portions most interesting and valuable and to knit them together by a full body of notes and to print the diary as Polk wrote it. Dark green binding, gilt lettering. Former owner's name front endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS056711I
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 | £UK 43.5 | JP¥ 8235]
Catalogue: Biogaphy

 
Seitz, Don C.,
Artemus Ward [aka Charles Farrar Browne].
NY, Harper, (1919). VG red embossed Hardback with gilt lettering and design on front. Spine faded, some scattered underlining.Ward was a humorist of the Bob Hope variety, and he was favored by President Lincoln an. also said to have a strong influence on Mark Twain. Those who knew him later in life. pictured him as a burly fellow with a blackened face when he performed he stood on a table and being inerrupted every few minutes by poundings of the tabl eand shouts of "splendidid'.
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Book number: BOOKS056220I
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 35.75 | JP¥ 6738]
Catalogue: Biogaphy

 
Steinem, Gloria,
Gorgeous Acts: Everyday Rebellions.
NY, Holt Rinehart & Winsto, (1983). FIRST Edition. VG Hardback. Introduction: Life between the Lines. Chapters include I Was A Playboy Bunny; In Praise of Women's Bodies; & Men and Women. Talking.
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Book number: BOOKS057071I
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 3594]
Catalogue: Biogaphy

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