Literary Biography from Old Saratoga Books

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image of Wilhelm Busch an Maria Anderson:  Siebzig Briefe

Wilhelm Busch an Maria Anderson: Siebzig Briefe

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.
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Rostock, Germany: C. J. E. Volckmann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1908. Hardcover. viii, 116pp + [4]pp of publisher's ads. Navy cloth stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Ribbon marker. Frontispiece photo of Busch with facsimile signature and facsimile Busch letter bound in. Text in German. A collection… Read more
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James Duane Doty: Frontier Promoter

by Smith, Alice Elizabeth

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered, sunned, price-clipped.
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$25.00

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Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered, sunned, price-clipped.. 1954. Hardcover. Cranberry cloth binding. x, 472pp, index, notes, bibliographical note, photos and illustrations. The story of one of the frontiers most amazing figures: lawyer and circuit-riding judge, member of Congress, governor of two territories, land speculator, railroad promoter, founder… Read more
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Katherine Anne Porter and Texas: An Uneasy Relationship

by MacHann, Clinton (editor) ; Clark, William Bedford (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780890964415
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$15.00

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College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0890964416 . xxiii, 191pp, index, bibliography, photos. Essay collection about Katherine Anne Porter's writings, life, and ties to Texas. Black cloth binding.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Stevie: A Biography of Stevie Smith

by Barbera, Jack; McBrien, William

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780195205497
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$11.00

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NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0195205499 . Index, notes, many pages of photos. A biography of the English poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages .
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image of Bibliography of the Works of Isabel Anderson (Mrs. Larz Anderson)

Bibliography of the Works of Isabel Anderson (Mrs. Larz Anderson)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good; Covers sunned.
Edition
Third Edition
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$100.00

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Medford, MA: C. A. A. Parker. Very Good; Covers sunned.. 1935. Third Edition. Softcover. Blue printed string-tied card covers. Measures 7 x 5 inches. Frontispiece linoleum print. List of Anderson's literary works, which included travel accounts, fiction, family history, children's books, plays, and manuscripts. Only four copies located in WorldCat. Anderson was born into a wealthy… Read more
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image of Alice Meynell:   A Memoir

Alice Meynell: A Memoir

by Meynell, Viola

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, corners bumped, pages toned.
Edition
First American Edition
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$15.00

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, corners bumped, pages toned.. 1929. First American Edition. Hardcover. Purple cloth binding with printed labels on front boards and spine. Many illustrations, index. Maynell and her husband Wilfrid were editorial and publishing partners for several different magazines, including The Pen, The Weekly Register and Merry England.… Read more
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image of Walt Whitman's New York:  From Manhattan to Montauk

Walt Whitman's New York: From Manhattan to Montauk

by Christman, Henry M. (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly toned.
Edition
Later Printing
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$20.00

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NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly toned.. 1963. Later Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with deckled fore-edge. xiv, 188 pages. Black and white photographs. A collection of articles Whitman wrote for the Brooklyn Standard During the first half of the 19th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Churchill's Literary Allusions: An Index to the Education of a Soldier, Statesman and Litterateur

by Holley, Darrell

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket; Faint erasure mark on front free endpaper, else clean, tight and bright.
ISBN
9780899502441
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$150.00

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Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket; Faint erasure mark on front free endpaper, else clean, tight and bright.. 1987. Hardcover. 089950244x . Red cloth with titles stamped in white on front boards and spine. xii, 219 pp. Indices, appendices, notes, bibliography, list of published books of Winston Churchill. ; 8vo 8" -… Read more
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Joel Chandler Harris: A Biography

by Cousins, Paul M.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and sunned at spine, dime-sized stain on fore-edges.
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780807104118
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$12.00

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and sunned at spine, dime-sized stain on fore-edges.. 1969. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0807104116 . xiv, 237pp. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Foreword by Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Bibliography, index, illustrations. Red cloth binding. Uncle Remus Museum sticker on front… Read more
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image of From Slavery to the Sorbonne and Beyond:  The Life and Writings of Anna J.  Cooper

From Slavery to the Sorbonne and Beyond: The Life and Writings of Anna J. Cooper

by Gabel, Leona C.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good; Covers mildly toned.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780873910286
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$75.00

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Northampton, MA: Smith College. Very Good; Covers mildly toned.. 1982. First Printing. Softcover. 9780873910286 . xiii, 98 pages + 6 pages series list. A comprehensive biography of the noted African-American scholar. Introduction by Sidney Kaplan. Bibliography. ; Smith College Studies in History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Stendhal: Memoirs of an Egotist

by Stenhal; Ellis, David (translator)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780701121006
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$25.00

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London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780701121006 . Purple cloth. Notes. An innovative translation of one of literature's most enduring autobiographies written in 1832 and describing Stendhal's life and work in Paris and London. ; 160 pages .
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An Approach to Walt Whitman

by Noyes, Carleton

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1910
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front outer joint cracked, 1920 address by James Oppenheim about Whitman pasted to rear
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front outer joint cracked, 1920 . address by James Oppenheim about Whitman pasted to rear endpapers.. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown paper-covered boards with printed paper spine label. Photogravure portrait of Whitman in Smokey the Bear hat and flowing beard. Signature of Albert H. Boni, possibly the… Read more
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image of The Last Years of a Rebel:  A Memoir of Edith Sitwell

The Last Years of a Rebel: A Memoir of Edith Sitwell

by Salter, Elizabeth

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.
Edition
First American Edition; Second Printing
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$15.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1967. First American Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Photos, index. An entertaining biography of Dame Edith Sitwell, by her amanuensis in her later years. Dark green cloth binding. ; 208 pages .
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Visions of Washington Irving: Selected Works from the Collections of the Historic Hudson Valley

by O'Connor, Letitia Burns (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780912882994
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$12.00

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Tarrytown, NY: Historic Hudson Valley. Very Good. 1991. First Printing. Softcover. 0912882999 . Black and white illustrations and photos, color photos, key to abbreviated references, artists and makers index, acknowledgements, and photo credits. An exhibition catalogue chronicling the life of Washington Irving, the places he lived and to which he traveled, and the artists with whom he… Read more
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Rupert Brooke: A Memoir

by Marsh, Edward

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1918
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, owner name on front free endpaper.
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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NY: John Lane Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, owner name on front . free endpaper.. 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Brooke's father. Author's note relating that this memoir was written shortly after the poet's death as a British World War I soldier in 1915. Black cloth binding with printed labels on spine… Read more
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East and West: A Biography of Rudyard Kipling

by Cross, Thomas N.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9780963140609
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$15.00

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Ann Arbor: Luckystone Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. 0963140604 . Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Navy cloth binding. xvi, 348pp. References, index. A psychoanalytic biography of Kipling by the medical doctor that suggests that his traumatic childhood was the impetus for his creativity and which "gives new understanding… Read more
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Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self

by Bates, Milton J.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket front panel mildly faded along the edges.
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780520049093
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$11.00

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Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket front panel mildly faded along . the edges.. 1985. First Printing. Hardcover. 0520049098 . Black cloth. xiii, 319 pages. Black and white photographs, indexes. A study of the noted poet and author focusing on his personal relationships, political influences, and philosophical beliefs. .
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Our Friend James Joyce

by Colum, Mary; Colum, Padraic

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaepr, boards rubbed, split at head of spine.
Edition
Later Printing
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$17.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaepr, boards . rubbed, split at head of spine.. 1958. Later Printing. Hardcover. Light blue cloth binding. ; 239 pages .
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image of Wallace Stevens:  The Later Years, 1923-1955

Wallace Stevens: The Later Years, 1923-1955

by Richardson, Joan

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780688068608
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$15.00

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NY: William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 068806860X . Cloth-backed boards. Index, notes, many illustrations and photos. ; 462 pages .
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Canon Sheehan of Doneraile: The Story of an Irish Parish Priest As Told Chiefly by Himself in Books, Personal Memoirs, and Letters

by Heuser, Herman J.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1917
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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NY: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. Frontispiece photo of Canon Sheehan. xix, 405pp. List of Canon Sheehans literary works at rear. Large handsome bookplate of J. A. Coyle on front pastedown of monk reading by candlelight in his room. Biography of the Irish priest… Read more
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