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Years with Frank Lloyd Wright: Apprentice to Genius

by Tafel, Edgar (on Frank Lloyd Wright)

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Near Fine
Edition
1985 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780486248011
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New York: Dover, 1985 1st ed. thus. 228pp. illus. paperback 4to: near Fine. Includes 372 black & white illustrations.
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The Life of Thomas More

by Ackroyd, Peter

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Very Good
Edition
1998 reprint.
ISBN
9780385477093
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New York: Doubleday/Nan A. Talese, 1998 reprint. 447pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [ink name; spine is creased; else a clean, complete & tight copy]
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Sketches From Life Of Men I Have Known

by Acheson, Dean

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Very Good
Edition
1961 1st ed.
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New York: Harper & Bros., 1961 1st ed. 206pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a generally Good dj in Brodart poly cover [some age browning of endpp; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy]
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Mary Mildred Sullivan (Mrs. Algernon Sydney Sullivan): A Biography

by Holmes, Anne Middleton

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Fair/Poor
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1924 1st ed.
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Concord, NH: The Rumford Press, 1924 1st ed. 196pp. port. illus. hardback 8vo w/gilt titles: about Good [covers are worn but book is clean, complete & tight] A title privately issued for the records of The Mary Mildred Sullivan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, New York City.
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The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

by Wyatt-Brown, Bertram

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Fine
Edition
1994 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780195109825
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$25.00

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New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1994 1st ed. thus. 454pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine [touch of light foxing to edges; else a nice crisp copy] A biography by the distinguished historian of the South Wyatt-Brown (1932-2012) of a long line of Percys that Southern novelist James Wilcox called "Absolutely riveting history." Cover praise also from C. Vann Woodward, Jonathan Yardley,… Read more
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Gertrude Jekyll

by Festing, Sally

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Condition
Good
Edition
1991 1st ed.
ISBN
9780670827886
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$6.99

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New York: Viking, 1991 1st ed. 323pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Good in a Fine dj [short rem. line bottom edge; age darkening of edges with several tiny fore edge spots; else a complete & tight copy] A bio of the famous English gardener Jekyll (1843-1932).
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Aristocrats

by Lacey, Robert

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Good
Edition
1983.
ISBN
9780771045813
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1983. 249pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: near Very Good in a near Fine dj [some top edge foxing; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy]
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The First Elizabeth

by Erickson, Carolly

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Good
Edition
1983 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780671503932
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$4.99

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New York: Summit Books, 1983 1st ed. thus. 447pp. illus. paperback tall 8vo: Good+ to near Very Good.
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Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House

by Updegrove, Mark K

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Condition
Fine
Edition
2006 1st ed.
ISBN
9781592289424
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Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2006 1st ed. 321pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj [touch of top edge foxing; else a nice crisp copy]
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John Gilley: Maine Farmer and Fisherman

by Eliot, Charles W

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Good
Edition
1899 1st ed. thus.
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Boston: The Beacon Press, 1899 1st ed. thus. 72pp. t.e.g. green cloth 12mo w/gilt titles: near Very Good/no dj [antique bookplate; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] An attractive vintage copy of a biography of the salt-of-the-earth Down Easter Gilley (1822-96), written by Eliot (1834-1926), Harvard's longest serving president. Originally published in the same year by The Century… Read more
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Jesse Stuart: His Life and Works (inscribed)

by Blair, Everetta Love (on Jesse Stuart)

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Fair/Poor
Edition
1967 1st ed.
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Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1967 1st ed. INSCRIBED by author ffep & also inscribed by Jesse Stuart. 288pp. mustard cloth 8vo: fair in a Good+ dj in poly cover [some unfortunate insect staining near lower portion of fore edge; else a complete & tight copy; would be Good+ without this flaw] A scholarly lit crit biography of the… Read more
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William Henry Belk: Merchant of the South

by Blythe, [William] LeGette w/foreword by John J. Parker

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Very Good
Edition
1958 enlarged ed.
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Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1958 enlarged ed. 269pp. illus. green cloth 8vo w/gilt spine titles: Very Good in an edge torn but generally Good dj [edges show age foxing; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] A biography of the notable North Carolina merchant Belk (1862-1952) by the notable North Carolina writer Blythe (1900-93).
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Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas

by Corner, George W

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1972 1st ed.
ISBN
9780877220220
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Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 1972 1st ed. 306pp. illus. cream cloth sm 4to w/decorative device: near Fine in a Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover. A biography of the American explorer Elisha Kent Kane (1820-57).
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Paul Harris and the Birth of Rotary (signed)

by Carvin, Fred A

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Fine
Edition
2001 1st ed.
ISBN
9781466357099
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privately issued, 2001 1st ed. SIGNED by author on tipped down label. 626pp. paperback sm 4to: Fine [tiny red ink smudge top edge; appreciation sticker to a local Rotarian on title p; else a very nice clean and crisp copy] A comprehensive biography of Paul P. Harris (1868-1947) who founded Rotary International in 1905.
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Newt! Leader of the Second American Revolution (signed)

by Williams, Dick (on Newt Gingrich)

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Condition
Fine
Edition
1995 1st ed.
ISBN
9781563522260
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Marietta, GA: Longstreet Press, 1995 1st ed. SIGNED on title p. by author. 230pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj.
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The Saga of H. A. W. Tabor

by Coquoz, Rene L

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Fine
Edition
1993 5th ptg.
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Boulder, CO: privately issued, 1993 5th ptg. 42pp. illus. staple-bound paperback 8vo: Fine.
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Collins Gem Famous Irish Lives

by Shaw, Carol P. & Alastair Fyfe

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
1996 1st ed.
ISBN
9780004709406
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Glasgow: HarperCollins, 1996 1st ed. 255pp. illus. paperback 32mo: Very Good+ [some foxing of edges; else a nice clean and crisp copy] A shirt pocket-sized book of 150 biographical sketches ranging from Field Marshal Harold Alexander to Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats.
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Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White

by Tisserand, Michael

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Very Good
Edition
2016 2nd ptg.
ISBN
9780061732997
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$12.00

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New York: Harper, 2016 2nd ptg. 545pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Very Good dj [small roughed place @ spine tail; else a nice crisp copy]
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Robert E. Lee: A Biography (inscribed)

by Thomas, Emory M

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Fine
Edition
1997 reprint.
ISBN
9780393316315
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$20.00

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New York: W. W. Norton, 1997 reprint. INSCRIBED boldly on title p. by author. 472pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine.
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Last of the Great Scouts (Buffalo Bill)

by Wetmore, Helen Cody & Zane Grey

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Good
Edition
c1918 reprint.
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, c1918 reprint. 333pp. illus. green cloth sm 8vo: Good in a worn dj [age browning; else a clean, complete & tight copy]
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