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Ambroise-Didyme Lepine
Winnipeg, MB, Government of Manitoba, 1985. 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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Book number: GB34644
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2802]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Manitoba;Louis Riel;Red River rebellion;Metis;;;;;

 
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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Book number: GB30476
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 8405]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History;America;Presidents;;;;;;

 
The National Portrait Gallery
London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin, ND (1874). 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 160,4to,,Bound in original half leather over 'pebbled' buckram,Contains first and second series of portraits - forty in all. Subjects include Disraeli, Major-General Sir Garnet Wolsely, Thomas Carlyle, The Earl of Dufferin, W. H. Smith, Tennyson, Hon. Alexander MacKenzie, Sir John A. MacDonald etc. Buckram scuffed and wrinkled to rear board. Leather rubbed at extremities. front hinge cracked but holding. First few pages and one portrait (Gladstone) stained. Occasional marginal smudging thoughout, but really quite minor. Overall, in good condition. Ill.: 40 coloured lithographs. Forty tissue-guarded plates and biographies of famous English and Canadian men, taken from contemporary photos.
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Book number: GB4500
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 | £UK 30.5 | JP¥ 4483]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography;Plates;Politicians;;;;;;

 
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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Book number: GB36313
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 8405]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ;;;;;;;;

 
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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Book number: GB34646
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 953]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Exploration;Fur trade;Red River colony;Metis;Hudson's Bay Co;North-West Company;;;

 
[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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Book number: GB41606
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1681]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Charles Spurgeon;Religion;;;;;;;

 
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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Book number: GB44373
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 216.25 | £UK 190.25 | JP¥ 28018]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Music;Composer;Composing;American music;;;;;

 
ABAGNALE, JR., FRANK WILLIAM; REDDING, STAN
Catch Me If You Can
New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1980. Second Printing. Hardcover. 8vo, pp. 253. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light general shelfwear; very good in price-clipped, good+ dustjacket showing light edgewear, a few taped tears to edges, and one tiny chip to rear panel. Dustjacket now housed in BroDart protective sleeve. This is the true story of Frank Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, alias Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo--for five years the world's most hunted forger, fraudulent check writer, imposter, and con man extraordinaire.
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Book number: 045975
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3362]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ABBEY, EDWARD
One Life at a Time, Please
New York, Owl Books, 1988. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear, ink marks to half-title page; very good. .
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Book number: 049599
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]

 
ABERBACH, DAVID
Bialik
New York, Grove Press, 1989. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. Jewish Thinkers Series.
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Book number: 026952
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 672]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ACKROYD, PETER
Blake
London, Minerva, 1996. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white photographic reproductions and color illustrations. Very good+. .
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Book number: 049519
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 | £UK 5.75 | JP¥ 841]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ACKROYD, PETER
Chaucer Brief Lives
London, Vintage, 2005. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 042213
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 | £UK 5.75 | JP¥ 841]

 
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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Book number: GB20175
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Railroads;Railway;Transportation;Business Biography;F. Nelson Blount;;;;

 
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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Book number: GB43523
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2241]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Bindings;Biography;;;;;;;

 
ADAMS, ROY
Hard Nights My Life in Liverpool Clubland
Southport, UK, Cavernman Publications, 2003. 1st edition. pp. 244.Royal 8vo,,Slightest wear to card covers, else in near fine condition. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. ISBN 0953994511.
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Book number: GB41235
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3923]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Night clubs;Body building;;;;;;;

 
ADAMS, BRIAN
La Stupenda a Biography of Joan Sutherland
Richmond, Australia, Hutchinson of Australia, 1981. Hardcover. pp. 329.Royal 8vo,,Sl. wear to board tips, else vg/nf in lightly-worn dust jacket. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Inscribed with a 1983 Christmas greeting to the title page and signed with a flourish by Madame Sutherland. ISBN 0091374103.
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Book number: GB43104
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2802]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Opera;Singers;Diva;Music;Australia;;;;

 
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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Book number: 037148
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ADDISON, PAUL
Winston Churchill
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in near fine dustjacket.
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Book number: 047691
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 953]
Catalogue: Biography

 
AGUIRRE, CARMEN
Something Fierce; Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre, 2011. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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Book number: 043585
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]
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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Book number: 049392
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1681]
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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Book number: GB43126
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: T. E. Lawrence;The Desert War;Arabs;T. E. Shaw;;;;;

 
ALDINGTON, RICHARD
Lawrence of Arabia a Biographical Enquiry
Chicago, Henry Regnery Company, 1955. Hardcover. pp. 448.8vo,,Bound in blue cloth with gilt spine lettering,This is the first American edition (E198), issued with the corrections in the text (as opposed to the first state of the first English edition, with had a tipped-in arrata slip ([see O'Brien E192]). Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Sl. wear & sunning to bd. edges; else vg in rubbed, edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket (still about good condition).
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Book number: GB30559
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1681]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: T. E. Lawrence;The Desert War;Arabs;T. E. Shaw;;;;;

 
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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Book number: 046133
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]

 
ALLENDE, ISABEL
Paula
New York, HarperPerennial, 1996. Paperback. 8vo. Light general shelfwear, light edgewear, one small spot of soiling to front cover; very good-. Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
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Book number: 035943
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 1009]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ALTER, JONATHAN
The Defining Moment FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope
New York, Simon & Schuster, 2007. Paperback. pp. xvi, 414. 8vo. Ink lines to bottom edge; very good+. .
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Book number: 52629
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1121]
Catalogue: Biography

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