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Biography

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Biography
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1 Angier, Carole JEAN RYHS: LIFE AND WORK
Little, Brown; Boston Biography. Hardback with DJ. 
JEAN RYHS: LIFE AND WORK by Carole Angier. Hardback with unclipped, mylar jacketed DJ. 0316042633. Little, Brown; 1st U.S. Edition with complete number line; 762 pages. Book and DJ in FINE to AS NEW condition. SB0098. 
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2 Anthony, Carl Sferrazza Florence Harding: First Lady the Jazz Age and the Death of America's Most Scandalous President
New York, NY William Morrow & Company 1998 0688077943 / 9780688077945 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9 
Two tone blue hardback with silver print on spine. Page edges a little dirty. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 645 pages. Stated First Edition with complete number line. Blue DJ has photo of Florence Harding on front. Minor scratching/shelf wear to DJ. DJ not price clipped ($30.00). Overall this item is close to As New condition. May require additional postage for International shipment. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Aretz, Gertrude Queen Louise of Prussia, 1776 - 1810
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1929 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Brownish-rose colored hardback with gold print front and spine. Gold is somewhat faded on spine. Dirtiness to page edges. Minimal bumping to edges/corners of boards; minimal general shelf wear to boards. Pages tight but book will lay open. Pages clean/unmarked. 353 pages. PO's name and date on top of ffep. Stated First Edition in English, March 1929. Interior of this item is close to Fine condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Atherton, Gertrude Franklin The Conqueror: Being the True and Romantic Story of Alexander Hamilton
Macmillan, New York, 1902 1902 1st Hard Cover 
The Conqueror: Being The True And Romantic Story Of Alexander Hamilton by Gertrude Franklin Atherton. Biography. Hardback. Maroon boards with gold gilt decorations on front and spine; white print on front and spine. Print and decoration faded on spine. Bumping/fraying to edges/corners; general shelf wear to boards. Pages tight but book will lay flat. Pages clean/unmarked with slight browning. 546+ pages. Macmillan Company, New York, 1902. First Edition. Good+ condition. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Backscheider, Paula DANIEL DEFOE: HIS LIFE
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 1989 Biography. Tradesize softcover 
DANIEL DEFOE: HIS LIFE by Paula Backscheider. Trade size softcover. 0801845122. Johns Hopkins; 1989; 672 pages. Very Good condition. SB0028 - Writer's Bio. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Baker, Carlos ERNEST HEMINGWAY: A LIFE STORY
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York Biography. Hardback with DJ. 
ERNEST HEMINGWAY: A LIFE STORY by Carlos Baker. Hardback with DJ. Book-of-the-Month/BCE. Charles Scribner's Sons; 1969; 697 pages. Dirtiness/foxing to page edges; a couple of pages with dirty spots; pages tight but book will lay open. Book in Good+ or bet 
Price: 7.00 USD
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7 Beauclerk, Charles Nell Gwyn: Mistress to a King
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Pr 2005 0802142745 / 9780802142740 First Thus Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Trade softcover with cover art of Nell Gwyn. Minimal shelf wear to cover. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. (Book has probably not been read. 432 pages. Appears to be a First Paperback edition; with complete number line. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Bigelow, Gordon E. FRONTIER EDEN: The Literary Career of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
University of Florida Press Trade paperback Biography. Tradesize softcover 
FRONTIER EDEN: The Literary Career of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Gordon E. Bigelow. Trade size softcover. 0813006724. University of Florida Press; 5th printing 1985; 162 pages. Black remainder mark on bottom page edges; spine reinforced with clear tape. 
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9 Blackburn, Julia THE EMPEROR'S LAST ISLAND: A JOURNEY TO ST. HELENA
Pantheon, NY 1991 1st Hard Cover Biography/history. Hardback w/ 
THE EMPEROR'S LAST ISLAND: A JOURNEY TO ST. HELENA by Julia Blackburn. History/Napoleon Bonaparte. Hardback with mylar covered DJ. 067941150X. First American Edition, 1991; 277 pages. Close to As New condition. POLIBIO009. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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10 Blackman, Ann SEASONS OF HER LIFE: A BIOGRAPHY OF MADELEINE KORBEL ALBRIGHT
Scribner, NY 1998 Hard Cover Biography. Hardback w/DJ. 
SEASONS OF HER LIFE: A BIOGRAPHY OF MADELEINE KORBEL ALBRIGHT by Ann Blackman. Hardback with mylar covered DJ. 0684845644. Copyright 1998, with complete number line; 398 pages. Fine condition. POLIBIO003. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Bowker, Gordon PURSUED BY FURIES: A LIFE OF MALCOLM LOWRY
St. Martin's Press, New York 1995 Hard Cover Biography. Hardback with DJ. 
PURSUED BY FURIES: A LIFE OF MALCOLM LOWRY by Gordon Bowker. Hardback in unclipped DJ. St. Martin's Press; 1st edition with complete number line, 1995; 672 pages. Page edges a little dirty and front endpaper wrinkled a bit otherwise book in FINE condition 
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12 Boyd, Mrs. Mary D. R. Grace Ashleigh's Life-Work
New York American Tract Society Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6 
Red hardback with black decoration on spine; gold print on spine. Fraying to edges and corners of boards. Discoloration (whitening) to bottom of back board. Separation between first few pages. Book will lay open as pages are detached along inside spine/gutter. Pages unmarked but with some dirty finger marks. 288 pages. On inside front board; the number "26" is written and glued to board is a paper with handwritten "Baptist Sunday School Medford Oregon" Only print info for this book is Copyright 1877. Perfectly acceptable reading copy. 
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13 Boyle, David Troubadour's Song: The Capture, Imprisonment And Ransom of Richard the Lionheart
New York, NY Walker & Company 2005 0802714595 / 9780802714596 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Black hardback with gold print on spine. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 369 pages. DJ with very minimal shelf wear; in mylar jacket. May be a Book Club Edition, though not stated and this book is the "full-size" edition, not the smaller BCE. Very Good Plus or better condition overall. (English history). 
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14 Brady, Patricia Martha Washington - An American Life
New York Penguin Books 2006 0143037137 / 9780143037132 Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Trade size softcover with cover art of Martha Washington. Minor bumping along edges of cover, otherwise minimal shelf wear to cover. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 276 pages. Appears to be a 6th printing. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Brimacombe, Peter All the Queen's Men : The World of Elizabeth I
United Kingdom Sutton Publishing 2003 0750932600 / 9780750932608 Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Trade softcvoer with minimal shelf wear. The last 25 pages and the back cover have had their top outside corner bent, otherwise the book would be in Fine condition. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 200 pages. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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16 Brogan, Hguh Alexis De Tocqueville: A Life
New Haven CT Yale University Press 2006 0300108036 / 9780300108033 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Black hardback with gold print on spine. Minimal shelf wear to boards. Pages edges a little dirty. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 724 pages. Complete number line on copyright page. DJ with minor shelf wear. Overall this item is close to As New condition. May require additional postage to International address. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Brooks, Paul THE HOUSE OF LIFE: RACHEL CARSON AT WORK
Houghton Mifflin, New York 1989 Trade Paperback Biography. Tradesize softcover 
THE HOUSE OF LIFE: RACHEL CARSON AT WORK by Paul Brooks. Trade size softcover. 0395517427. Houghton Mifflin, 1989 with complete number line; 350 pages. Minimal shelf wear to cover. Very Good condition. SB0023 - Writer's Bio. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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18 Brooks, Van Wyck THE WORLD OF WASHINGTON IRVING
E. P. Dutton, New York Biography. Hardback w/o DJ. 
THE WORLD OF WASHINGTON IRVING by Van Wyck Brooks. Hardback. No DJ. E. P. Dutton; 1944 - possible ist edition though not stated, no other printing info stated; 387 pages. Scuffing/shelf wear to boards; pages with slight yellowing. Very Good condition. S 
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19 Brown, Dee WHEN THE CENTURY WAS YOUNG
August House, Little Rock Biography. Hardback with DJ. 
WHEN THE CENTURY WAS YOUNG by Dee Brown. "A Writer's Notebook." Hardback with unclipped DJ. 0874832675. August House; 1993 1st edition with complete number line. 223 pages. Page edges a little dirty otherwise book close to As New condition. SB0013 - Writ 
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20 Bruccoli, Matthew J. JAMES GOULD COZZENS: A LIFE APART
Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich; New York Biography. Hardback with DJ. 
JAMES GOULD COZZENS: A LIFE APART by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Hardback with unclipped DJ. 0151460485. Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich; 1983; stated First Edition with "B C D E"; 343 pages. Stamped on bottom page edged "NOT FOR RESALE." Boards a little dirty, othe 
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