Category: Biography


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The Edith Cavell Nurse: From Massachusetts. a Record of One Year's Personal Service With the British Expeditionary Force in France Boulogne-the Somme 1916-17, With an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial, & Death of Edith Cavell

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W. A. Butterworth: 1917

Seller ID: 13509

Book has brown stains on first few pages, rubbing to the extremities, name inside. Ms Cavill, an American nurse, was sentenced to death by the Germans for treason View more info

Who's Who of American Women (And Women of Canada) 1968-1969

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: A. N. Marquis Company: 1967

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 14366

A biographical dictionary of notable living women of the United States of America and Other Countries View more info

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Jacques Rabemananjara

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Editions Pierre Seghers: 1964

Seller ID: 15033

Text in French. Choix de textes. Bibliographie, portraits, fac-similes. Black and white photos. Clean copy ; Poetes D'Aujourd'hui View more info

T. L. S. Essays and Reviews from the Times Literary Supplement 1968 (Che Guevara, Kingsley Amis, Norman Podhoretz, Norman Mailer)

By: N/A

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 15584

Clean ex-library, cards removed. Includes selections from books and writers on subjects such as Fiction of 1968, Memoirs, Poetry, etc including Oswald Mosely, Che Guevara, Norman Podhoretz, John Berryman, Zbigniew Herbert, Lytton Strachey, Kingsley Amis, etc; Ex-Library View more info

Portraits of the Presidents of the United States: a Portfolio of 35 Elegant Prints (Suitable for Framing)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Book Enterprises, Inc:

Seller ID: 15828

35 US Presidents from George Washington to Richard M. Nixon, enlarged from reproductions of the Steel Engravings in the Archives of the US Government. Includes Presidential fact-finder wheel plus illustrated 3 ft x 4 ft chart of American Flags. Set comes in a printed envelope, envelope has tears View more info

Clara Barton: Clara Barton National Historic Site, Maryland

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1981

Seller ID: 16795

Clean text, cover has scratches, rubbing. National Park Service Handbook #110. 79 pages. Illustrated with color and B&W drawings and photos. Includes: Clara Barton and Her time; The Professional Angel by Elizabeth Brown Pryor, Guide and Advisor. ; Ex-Library View more info

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Good Housekeeping Magazine: January 1993 Hillary Clinton: What I Will Do As First Lady

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Good Housekeeping: 1993

Seller ID: 9236

; Clean inside, cover has some writing, name label remnants, page creases. Includes the Hillary Clinton article What I Will Do As First Lady; The Pasta Cookbook, The Best Medicine from Dr. Bob Arnot's book, 8 new hairstyles, 6 special kitchens, Mel Gibson - A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing and more, ; View more info

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Avihu Gil'adi : Nolad 19 Be-Ogust 1949 : Nafal Ba-Kerav Be-Ramat-Ha-Golan Be-Milemet Yom Ha-Kipurim, 8 Be-Oktober 1973

By: N/A

Price: $34.00

Publisher: ca 1974

Seller ID: 23055

Hebrew text. The story of the brave Israeli, Avihu Giladi, his life as soldier and his personal life View more info

The Lincoln Reader

By: (editor) , Gold Robert S.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Rutgers University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 19231

Clean text, rubbing along the outer edges. Cloth boards have light edge bumping and scuffing. DJ has chipping, tears, creases. Text is clean, back pages have light edge stains. 564 pages. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Contains 24 chapters, Epilogue, References, Bibliography, Index View more info

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MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $12.75

Publisher: MacMillan: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11304

Red mark on bottom, clean text, very good binding. John Brown - alias Nelson Hawkins, Alias Shubel Morgan alias Isaac Smith. DJ has mild wear View more info

My Race: a Jewish Girl Growing Up under Apartheid in South Africa

By: Abramson, Lorraine Lotzof

Price: $6.13

Publisher: DBM Press, LLC: 2010

Seller ID: 21790

Very good binding, very clean, inscription on the front endpaper. Memoir of a gifted Jewish athlete, the social inequities she grew up with, and her family roots in a Latvian village; ; View more info

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The Borscht Belt

By: Adams, Joey ; Tobias, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bentley Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: 24307

Clena book. 224 pages. Illustrated with photos. Former owner's name crossed out. 15 chapters. Summer resorts in the Catskill Mounstinas during the 1920s and the 1970s featuring Jewish and other comedians, musicians, and other entertainers. Some of whom were Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Milton Berle, George Burns, Eddie Fisher, Sammie Davis, Jr. , Lou Costello and others. ; View more info

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Jewish Luck: a True Story of Friendship, Deception, and Risky Business

By: Adler, Leslie Levine; Meryll Levine Page

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salt Mine Press: 2013

Seller ID: 23673

Very good spine, clean, light crease on the back cover. 369 pages. 47 chapters ; View more info

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

By: Agosin, Marjorie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY: 1997

Seller ID: 18584

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

My Father's House (Review Copy)

By: Allon, Yigal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 1976

Seller ID: 21690

Revew copy slip inside. Sunpapers Library stamped on the blank title page. Clean book, DJ has edge tears. Translated from the Hebrew by Reuven Ben-Yosef. The life of the brave Jewish Israeli who helped make the land Jewish land safe for the establishment of kibbutzim; his military bravery during WWII, fighting in the underground, his interaction with his father, etc; ; View more info

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Conquest: a Book about Scientists, Their Inquiries and Achievements

By: Alman, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1963

Seller ID: 6350

Clean text, boards scuffed at the spine. DJ has major tears, tape, and chipping. Book is based on the CBS News TV broadcasts of the same name. Discusses the Universe, Problems of Space, The Oceans, Evolution and the Origin of Life, Porpoises, Blue Babies, Communication with Insects, Religion and Ethics, etc ; Illustrated with photos. Scientists and their explorations, including: The Riddle of the Porpoise, Love and Monkeys, Tuberculosis, Atoms and Waves, Invisible Waves,... View more info

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Milton S. Eisenhower: Educational Statesman

By: Ambrose, Stephen E. & Richard H. Immerman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 24140

This book is SIGNED and also has a separate LETTER in an envelope. SIGNED/ inscribed by Milton Eisenhower - inscription states ""Inscribed, with best wishes, the subject of this book. Miltion S. Eisenhower" . Letter is from George S. Wills of Wills & Associates, Baltimore MD dated August 1983. Letter states that this is a gifted book, "an advance copy of a biography that is being published this month...that provides important insights into Milton ... View more info

The Fiery Fountain: the Autobiography, Continuation and Crisis to 1950

By: Anderson, Margaret

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Horizon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 20598

Spine has no creases, has scuff marks. Edge of the back cover is creased, Text is clean. Gorham Munson, Foreword. Illustrated with photos View more info

Robert Frost and John Bartlett - the Record of a Friendship

By: Anderson, Margaret Bartlett

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15837

Very clean, no name inside View more info

The Strange Necessity (Review Copy) The Autobiography - Resolutions and Reminiscence T 1969

By: Anderson, Margaret C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horizon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 21398

Review slip included. Clean inside. Outer edges have some wear, bottom edge scuffed. Illustrated with photos. Ms. Anderson was the editor and publisher of the art and literary magazine The Little Review, publisher of a collection of modern American, English and Irish writers ; ; View more info

The World Without Human Dimensions: Four Women's Memories

By: Anna Hydrakova; Vera Hajkova; Frantiska Faktorova, Anita Frankova

Price: $10.00

Publisher: State Jewish Museum, Prague: 1991

Seller ID: 16486

215 pages. Clean text, cover has creases and a tear on the front cover. Holocaust memoirs by Ela Fischerova, Vera Hajkova, Anna Hyndrakova; Frantiska Faktorova Schornsteinova ; The Menorah Series View more info

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Rolling Stones

By: Armstrong, Robert H

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Creative Education: 1983

Seller ID: 9041

31 pages illustrated with photos. A history of the Rolling Stones; Ex-Library; View more info

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The Rebbetzin: Selections from the Biography, Reminiscences and Stories about Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson

By: Aronson, Rabbi Mishael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rabbi Mishael A: 2010

Seller ID: 23345

164 pages. Very good spine, clean text, former owner's name crossed out, very light mark on the outer edge; undated, however, the forward has a Hebrew date. The story of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, the wife of the Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneersohn. Translated from the Hebrew book V'hachai Yiten El Libo. Introduction includes The Rebbetzin's early life, born in 1901 in Babinovitch, Russian, her marriage, memories from Berlin and France, her life in New York with t... View more info

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Buck: a Memoir

By: Asante, Mk

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau: 2013

Seller ID: 24000

Clean text, very good binding, red mark on the bottom. 252 pages. This book was banned by a Baltimore City Public School in 2017. Born and raised until age 10 in Zimbabwe to American parts, living on the streets of North Philadelphia, powerful memoir of how a rebellious, precocious kid educated himself through the most unconventional teachers—outlaws and eccentrics, rappers and mystic strangers, ghetto philosophers and strippers, and, eventually, an alternative school ... View more info

The Self-Chosen : "Our Crowd is Dead"

By: Baer, Jean

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Arbor House: 1982

Seller ID: 19096

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Chaim Weizmann, Builder of a Nation

By: Baker, Rachel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Julian Messner: 1950

Seller ID: 17866

Good binding, name stamped on endpapers, DJ has edge creases, tears. About the first President of the Jewish State of Israel. Book also tells the story of Jewish immigrants, Lawrence of Arabia, Concentration Camps, etc. Index in back View more info

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Humphrey Bogart

By: Barbour, Alan G

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Galahad Books: 1973

Seller ID: 19260

Clean text, boards have corner bumping. DJ has edge tears and scratches. Profusely illlustrated, with discussions on over 70 films. Ted Sennett, Editor. 160 pages; The Pictorial Treasury of Film Stars View more info

Infamous Woman the Life of George Sand

By: Barry, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1978

Seller ID: 19111

Clean text. Back cover and last two pages have heavy creases. 31 illustrations. 436 pages. View more info

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Taming the Storm

By: Bass, Jack

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20302

SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR On half title page. Never read copy. 32 chapters. Illustrated with photos. The author wrote a very detailed historical account on the Civil Rights Movement and Judge Frank Johson of Alabama, a former United States Federal judge who helped end segregration in the South; ; ; Signed by Author 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

Seller ID: 16285

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