Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Biography
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A. A.,
Dr. Bob and the Good Oldtimers.
NY, Alcoholics Anonymous, (1991). 9th ptg. VG in VG DJ. Portrait of Dr. Bob who with Bill W. founded AA. Few small DJ bottom edge tears.
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Book number: BOOKS033330I
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AADLAND, DAN,
Sketches from the Ranch: a Montana memoir.
NY, Howell Book House, (1998). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. In 1892 a Danish immigrant cowboy named Magnus Jensen rode into south-central Montana up a valley recently vacated by the Crow. Indians and staked his future on the ranch he would carve there. The Aadland live on that ranch today where her grandfather first lived.
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Book number: BOOKS049019I
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1652]
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AARON, DANIEL, EDITED BY,
The Inman Diary: a public and private confession: two volumes.
Cambridge, Harvard Univ Press, 1985. 2nd ptg. VG in VG slipcase. Navy binding, ribbon bookmarks. Slipcase edge wear, vol. 1 title box on spine rubbed.
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Book number: BOOKS028102I
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3855]
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ABBEY, EDWARD,
Desert Solitaire: a season in the wilderness.
NY, Simon & Schuster, (1990). 8th printing. VG PB. Date on fep. Abbey's three seasons as a park ranger in s.e. Utah. He challenges the growing exploitation of the wilderness.
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Book number: BOOKS004067I
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2203]
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ABBOTT, ELEANOR HALLOWELL,
Being Little in Cambridge when everone else was big.
NY, Appleton-Century, 1936. G ex-library. Flowered orange/green/yellow cloth binding, green title square, spine faded, tanned toward edges, library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS052227I
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ABBOTT, ELEANOR HALLOWELL,
Being Little in Cambridge when everone else was big.
NY, Appleton-Century, 1936. G. Flowered orange/green/yellow cloth binding, blue title square, spine faded, owner name ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS038219I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1542]
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ABBOTT, LAWRENCE F.,
Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt.
NY, Doubleday Page, 1919. VG. Abbott's impressions from 22 year friendship with Roosevelt. Includes list of TR's chief writings & a chronology of his life. Burgundy binding, gilt lettering. Owner name ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS033756I
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1762]
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ABRAHAM, GERALD,
Nietzsche: Great Lives.
NY, Macmillan, 1933. G ex-library. Tolstoy considered Nietzsche a madman. Red binding, gilt lettering on spine. Binding rubbed, library markings, owner. name ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS042117I
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1652]
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ABRAHAMSEN, DAVID, M.D.,
Nixon vs. Nixon: an emotional tragedy.
NY, New American Library, (1978). 1st ptg thus. G PB. An eminent psychologist brings insight into Nixon's character & actions. Edge wear, scrape ft cover, few marks on back cover.
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Book number: BOOKS025243I
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 881]
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UNITED STATES ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY,
United States Achievement Academy 1986 National Awards volume 33.
Lexington, KY, U.S. National Leadership, (1986). Fair. Joints and hinges cracked.
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Book number: BOOKS052830I
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ACHESON, DEAN,
Fragments of My Fleece.
NY, Norton, (1971). 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. DJ clipped, sl chipped. A gathering of short pieces, speeches, article and papers.
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Book number: BOOKS003955I
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ACKERLEY, J. R., INTRODUCTION BY W. H. AUDEN,
My Father and Myself.
NY, New York Review Books, (1999). Reprint. VG PB. Ackerley's father was the Banana King, a successful importer of fruit and a bluff, hearty fellow, little appreciated by his. refined & literary son. On his death the father left a letter revealing that his life of respectable prosperity had been a facade. Ackerley began a quest to comprehend a father always just beyond his reach. A pathbreakingly honest redering of a gay man's life and desires.
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Book number: BOOKS035682I
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ACWORTH, BERNARD,
Swift (Jonathan).
London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1st ptg. (1947). G. Wrote Gulliver's Travels, a keen satire on cant & sham in courts, parties, statesmen, the only work for which he received. payment. Green binding, gilt lettering, wear to spine edge.
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Book number: BOOKS052330I
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ADAIR, JAMES R., EDITOR,
Unhooked: dramatic stories of persons who became addicted to drugs but came back.
Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Book House, (1971). G ex-school library. School library stamp fep, library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS031975I
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ADAMS, JAMES TRUSLOW,
The Adams Family.
Boston, Little Brown, 1930. 1st ed. VG. Suddenly passing from village obscurity into international fame in the latter part of the 18th century, due neither to great. wealth or a hereditary title but to character and sheer intellectual ability. A biography of a family thrown against the changing background of its times for a 150 years. Maroon binding, gilt lettering. Sl edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS041253I
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ADAMS, JAMES TRUSLOW,
The Adams Family.
NY, Literary Guild, 1930. 1st ed. VG. Suddenly passing from village obscurity into international fame in the latter part of the 18th century, due neither to great. wealth or a hereditary title but to character and sheer intellectual ability. A biography of a family thrown against the changing background of its times for a 150 years. Dark blue binding, gilt lettering. Edge wear, tanning on ft endpaper.
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ADAMS, ANSEL WITH MARY STREET ALINDER,
Ansel Adams: an autobiography.
Boston, Little Brown, (1990). 1st PB ed. VG PB. Edge wear, surface scratches ft cover, sl curling.
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Book number: BOOKS028177I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2423]
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ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, WITH MEMORIAL ADDRESS BY HENRY CABOT LODGE,
Charles Francis Adams 1835-1915: an autobiography.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1916. 1st ed. G ex-library. This "sketch" as Adams called it was delivered to the MA Hist Society in 1913 to make use of as seemed proper and it made the. search for a biographer unnecessary. Black binding, gilt lettering & banding, top edge gilt. Library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS041247I
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ADAMS, JAMES TRUSLOW,
The Living Jefferson.
NY, Scribner, 1936. 1st ed. G. Red binding, gilt lettering, owner inscription on front endpaper. Damp spots to spine edges, darkening to cover edges. Tanning to front endpaper. Jefferson's life and politics and its reflection on contemporary politics.
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Book number: BOOKS054121I
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 54.25 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6608]
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ADAMS, RACHEL,
On the Other Hand.
NY, Harper & Row, (1963). 1st ed ss. VG. Price blacked out on fep.
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ADAMS, RACHEL,
On the Other Hand.
NY, Harper Row, (1963). 1st ed. VG in G DJ. New England born and reared, lively, dedicated and very much a person in her own right, and the arrival of the young woodsman. Sherman Adams who became her suitor. When Sherman dedicated himself to the Eisenhower cause, Rachel went along. A campaign train with whistle stops & back-platform speeches. In Washington, she had a house to find and her life changed by her social obligations. DJ sl edge wear.
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ADAMS, SAMUEL HOPKINS,
A. Woollcott: his life and his world.
NY, Reynal & Hitchcock, (1945). VG. Binding soiled. American journalist and writer, dramatic critic, radio broadcaster, member of the Round Table.
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ADAMS, SAMUEL HOPKINS,
A. Woollcott: his life and his world.
NY, Reynal & Hitchcock, NY, (1945). 2nd ptg. G. Light green binding, green lettering, fading toward edges, bookstore stickers & stamp ft endpaper.
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ADAMSON, J. H. & H. F. FOLLAND,
Sir Harry Vane: his life and times 1613-1662.
Boston, Gambit, 1973. 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Vane served Charles the First and was one of the leaders of the parliamentary rebellion that led to the kind's execution and the. establishment of the Protectorate. Vane himself was executed in 1662, clearly the victim of judicial murder, the age of Puritan revolt was over. A man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. The authors approach the paradox of Sie Harry face on and place their subject against a detailed background of his times, a subtly shaded portrait both dramatic and convincing. DJ edge wear.
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ADLER, BILL, EDITED BY,
The Uncommon Wisdom of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: a portrait in her own words.
Secaucus, NJ, Citadel, (1996). 2nd ptg. VG in VG DJ. When Kennedy won the presidency and Jackie began to panic about her official duties, she told a friend: "I'll get pregnant and. stay pregnant. It's the only way out.".
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Book number: BOOKS052302I
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