Category: Biography


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2 Books: Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Franklin's Autobiographical Writings, Two Volumes in Slipcase

By: Doren, Carl Van

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press, 1952

Two books: Benjamin Franklin: A Biography and Benjamin Franklin's Autobiographical Writings. Used books, nameplate. Biography book has some creases and a few marginal notations, some underlining. Autobiographical book is clean. Slipcase has some scuffing View more info

A Bright Shining Lie

By: Sheehan, Neil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House, 1988

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A Captive of Time (Review Copy)

By: Ivinskaya, Olga

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1978

Doubleday review copy slip included. 462 pages. Olga Ivinskya's memoirs of her time together with Boris Pasternak, the man for whom she loved and worked with on his numberous literary projects. The book is also historical in that it dealt with daily life in Russia under Stalin and Khrushchev. Illustrated with photos View more info

A Cross and a Star: Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile

By: Agosin, Marjorie

Price: $9.90

Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 1997

Illustrated. Foreword by Laura Riesco. Light wear; The Helen Rose Scheuer Jewish Women's Series View more info

A Doctor's Odyssey: a Sentimental Record of Le Roy Crummer: Physician, Author, Bibliophile, Artist in Living, 1872-1934

By: Beaman, A. Gaylord

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1935

Frontispiece portrait of Dr Curmmer by Harold Knight. 14 illustrations. Mild spine crack when opening the book View more info

A Farewell Smile: the Story of Esther Hadas

By: Yahel, O.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 2006

Looks never read, mild cover cease. The story of Esther Hadas, a girl-next-door who became a spiritual giant. The story of a mother whose unconditional faith of God, whose illness broke her body but not her spirit View more info

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A Gentleman of Broadway

By: Hoyt, Edwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, 1964

Edition: First Edition

Clean book, DJ has clipping around the price on the inner flap, mild edge wear. Illustrated with photos. Illustrated endpapers. An American newspaperman and author, Runyon wrotes manily stories about Broadway; he was also friendly to gangsters such as Al Capone and other figures such as Babe Ruth. Some of his short stories were turned into Hollywood movies View more info

A LONG ROW of CANDLES: Memoirs & Diaries 1934-1945

By: Sulzberger, C. L

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1969

1,061 pages. Two toned boards in green and blue. DJ has creases, black marks in the back. Sulzberger was a well-known journalist, with columns published in newspapers throughout the world; View more info

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A Lucky Child: a Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz As a Young Boy

By: Buergenthal, Thomas & Elie Wiesel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Back Bay, 2010

Clean text, name inside. Very good spine; ; View more info

A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordechai M. Kaplan - Orthodoxy and American Judaism

By: Gurock, Jeffrey S. & Jacob J. Schacter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press, 1997

Very good spine, cover creased, nameplate on endpaper. Clean text; ; View more info

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A Personal Reflection of the Holocaust

By: Strummer, Deli; Heneson, Nancy (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Aurich Press, 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

SIGNED by the author on the title page, inscribed to "Dear friends" with "thank you for caring". Very clean, good binding. ; Signed by Author View more info

A Portrait of Medical History and Current Medical Problems

By: Krantz, John C. Jr.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: University of Maryland, 1962

Very clean, no name inside. Bright silver writing on dark cloth boards. Essays and lectures by the author relating to the history of medicine and other problems. Foreword by Charles H. Best, University of Toronto. Photos and histories of Robert E. Lee, Pelletier and Caventou, William Withering, Christopher Wren and Robert Boyle, Harry Anslinger, and others. Medical problems discussed include Alcohol Man and Alcohoism, Doctors, Dollars, Drugs and Drug Houses, etc. Light s... View more info

A Solo in Tom-Toms

By: Fowler, Gene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press, 1946

390 pages, clean text, DJ has edge tears. Autobiography of the author, he writes about his young years growing up in Denver without a father and his earlier careers prior to becoming a journalist and writer View more info

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A Thousand Days, John F. Kennedy in the White House

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1965

Edition: First Printing

Clean text. Name inside, DJ has tears all around. 1,087 pages View more info

A Treasury of Intimate Biographies

By: Snyder, Louis L

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Greenberg, 1951

Good to very good condition, clean with light wear, no name inside. As stated in the intro, each 'excerpt is introduced by an account of the background, the story behind the biography, placing the selection in historical perspective, and giving an overall picture of both the biographee and the biographer. Each is followed by an account completing the story". Examples include Xeonphon on Socrates, Gordon on Peter the Great, Trotsky on Stalin, Rauschning on Hitler, She... View more info