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Biography & Autobiography

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Biography & Autobiography
   -Presidents & Heads of State

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1 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume X
Bureau of National Literature 1897 Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 
Black hardback (leather?) with gold print on spine and gold decoration on front board. Rubbing; scuffing; general shelf wear to boards. Boards in Good Plus or better condition. A bit of a split between front endpapers. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. Page numbering 4185 - 4657. Please note: This volume begins and ends in the middle of papers. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume XI
Bureau of National Literature 1897 Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 
Black hardback (leather?) with gold print on spine and gold decoration on front board. Rubbing; scuffing; general shelf wear to boards. Boards in Good Plus or better condition. A small tear at top edge of spine area on board. PO's name on second ffep. A bit of a split between front endpapers. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. Page numbering 4658 - 5103. This volume begins and ends in the middle of papers. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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3 Adler, Bill The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln
New York, NY Citadel 1993 0806514566 / 9780806514567 First Thus Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
White trade softcover with "red" Aberaham Lincoln on front cover. Black and white print on cover. Minimal shelf wear to cover. Price and date in pencil on title page. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. Book appears unread. 154 pages. Complete number line on copyright page. Close to AS NEW condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Alan Axelrod, PhD Nothing to Fear: Lessons in Leadership from FDR
New York, NY Portfolio 2003 1591840147 / 9781591840145 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 
Beige hardback with brown spine. Copper-colored print on spine. Minimal bumping to cornes of boards. Price and date in pencil on ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 273 pages. Complete number line on copyright page. DJ not price clipped ($24.95). DJ with minor scuffing/shelf wear. Overall this item is close to As New condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Applegate, Debby The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher
New York, NY Three Leaves Press 2006 0385513976 / 9780385513975 First Thus Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Brown trade softcover with cover photo of Henry Ward Beecher laying on a bench. Bottom corner of front cover has been bent/creased. Minor general shelf wear to cover. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 527 pages. First Paperback edition with complete number line. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Archer, Jules The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR
New York, NY Skyhorse Publishing 2007 1602390363 / 9781602390362 Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Trade size softcover. Minimal shelf wear to cover. Page edges a little dirty. Price and date in pencil on half-title page. Pages tight; clean/unmaked. 256 pages. Close to As New condition. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 Armstrong, Margaret Trelawny - A Man's Life
New York The Macmillan Company 1940 Hard Cover Very Good Poor 8vo - over 7 
Red hardback with silver print on boards. Pages edges a bit dirty. Pages tight but book will lay open (pages detached along inside spine/gutter). Pages clean/unmarked except for a finger mark here and there. 379 pages. Burgundy DJ with cover photo of Trelawny. DJ in mylar jacket. DJ with numerous small tears (some closed some with missing pieces). Rubbing/heavy wear to DJ. No large pieces missing from DJ. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Bard, Floyd C.; Spring, Agnes Wright Horse Wrangler: Sixty Years in the Saddle in Wymoning and Montana
Norman OK University of Oklahoma Press 1962 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Yellow hardback with black print on boards. Minimal shelf wear to boards. Page edges a little spotted. Tiny pink ink dot on bottom page edge. Stated Second Printing, December, 1962. PO's name stamped on bottom of ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 296 pages. DJ has been price clipped. DJ in heavy plastic book cover. DJ with minimal shelf wear. (Bio/autobio) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Beevor, Antony The Mystery Of Olga Chekhova: Was Hitler's Favorite Actress A Russian Spy?
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Pr 2004 0670033405 / 9780670033409 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Grey hardback with black spine; gold print on spine. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 300 pages. Stated First American edition with complete number line. DJ not price clipped ($24.95). DJ with minor scuffing/shelf wear; light bumping along edges. This item is not far from As New condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Bishop, Jim The Day Lincoln Was Shot
New York Harper & Bros 1955 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7 
Green hardback with black spine. Gold print on spine. Minimal shelf wear to boards. Price and date in pencil on ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 308 pages. Illustrated with 18 rare photographs (selected and arranged by Stefan Lorant). DJ in mylar jacket. DJ with brown staining to back DJ flap. Black pen mark on back of DJ. A number of small chips, tears and missing pieces along DJ edges (no large missing pieces). DJ mostly "tired" and worn. "For the first time, the dramatic hour-by-hour story of a tragic day in history." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Creators - A History of Heroes of the Imagination
New York, New York, U.S.A. Vintage Books 1992 0679743758 / 9780679743750 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Green softcover. Minor bumping at corners and edges of cover. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 811 pages. A couple of pages with a little bend at bottom corner. Overall this item is close to As New condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Brands, H. W. Traitor To His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
New York Doubleday 2008 0385519583 / 9780385519588 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Light blue hardback with grey spine. Silver print on spine. PO's name and address stamp along with a handwritten date, on the ffep. Ffep also has a price and date in pencil on the top corner. The pages are tight; clean/unmarked. 888 pages. DJ with minimal shelf wear. Overall this item is in AS NEW condition except for the name sticker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Brendon, Piers Eminent Edwardians: Four Figures Who Defined Their Age Northcliffe, Balfour, Pankhurst, Baden-Powell
United Kingdom Pimlico 2003 1844130819 / 9781844130818 First Edition Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
White and black trade softcover with cover photo of men and woman in their Sunday finery. Minimal shelf wear to cover. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 266 pages. Complete number line on copyright page. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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14 Brotherton, Marcus We Who Are Alive And Remain: Untold Stories From The Band of Brothers
New York Berkley Caliber 2009 0425227634 / 9780425227633 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Cream colored hardback wtih gold print on spine. One page has a tiny tear and some wrinkling along edge. Page edges a little dirty. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 295 pages. Stated First Printing, May 2009, with complete number line. DJ not price clipped ($24.95). Very minimal shelf wear to DJ. Overall this book is close to Fine condition. (WWII) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Burns, James MacGregor Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox (Leaders of Our Times Series)
New York, NY Smithmark Pub 1996 083175611X / 9780831756116 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Brown hardback with silver print on spine. A little bumping along edges of boards. Pages yellowed. Price and date iin pencil on ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 553 pages. Stated First Smithmark Edition, with complete number line. DJ with minor bumping along edges. Minor general shelf wear to DJ. Close to Fine conditon overall except for the yellowing to the pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Burns, James MacGregor Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom: 1940 - 1945
New York History Book Club 2006 1582882606 / 9781582882604 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 
Grey hardback with black spine; gold print on spine. Minor bumping to corners of boards. Price and date in pencil on ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 722 pages. B&W photo's. Blue, black yellow DJ with yellow, white and black print. Minor bumping with light wrinkling to corners of DJ. Minor shelf wear to DJ. This item is close to AS NEW condition. The "Francis Parkman Price Edition." With a new introduction by the author. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Cardinal, Marie Words to Say It
Cambridge MA VanVactor & Goodheart 1983 0941324028 / 9780941324021 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Red hardback with black spine; gold print on spine. A little dirtiness and shelf wear to boards. Pages tight; mostly clean except for a few dirty spots here and there. Pages unmarked. 308 pages. Stated First Printing. DJ not price clipped ($16.50). DJ in mylar jacket. DJ with minimal shelf wear. (Autobiography/psychology). 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Carlile, Clancy The Paris Pilgrims: A Novel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Carroll & Graf Publishers 1999 0786706155 / 9780786706150 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Remainder 8vo - over 7 
Beige hardback with dark blue spine; gold print on spine. Small black remainder line on bottom page edges. Boards bumped at top corners. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 460 pages. Stated First Carroll & Graf edition. DJ not price clipped ($25.00). DJ in mylar. Minor bumping to top corners of DJ. (Biographical novel). 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Chin P'Ing Mei: The Adventurous History of Hsi Men and His Six Wives, Chin P'Ing Mei
19 Chin P'Ing Mei Chin P'Ing Mei: The Adventurous History of Hsi Men and His Six Wives
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1947 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 
Red hardback with black print on spine. Slight fraying to edges and corners of boards; slight staining/discoloration in a few places. Pages tight but book will lay open. Pages clean/unmarked but browned. 863 pages. Slight musty smell to book. Introduction by Arthur Waley. Stated One Volume Edition, 1947. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Clifford, Barry;Perry, Paul Return to Treasure Island and the Search for Captain Kidd
New York, NY William Morrow & Company 2003 0060185090 / 9780060185091 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7 
Blue hardback with mustard yellow spine; red print on spine. Minimal shelf wear to boards. Price and date in pencil on ffep. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 278 pages. Stated First Edition with complete number line. DJ not price clipped ($24.95). DJ with minor scuffing/scratching; remainder of price sticker on bottom front DJ. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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