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If you are looking for some fascinating insights into your favorite authors, actors, or politicians, be sure to look through the rare biographies section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a wide diversity of content featured in the rare biographies section of the Biblio Rare Book Room, and many of the rare and hard-to-find books are signed by the authors or featured subjects.

Moon Walk by Michael Jackson

U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company Inc., pp. 283, b/w and colour photographs, SIGNED in blue ink by Jackson on the free end page.Possibly signed and inscribed by Michael Jackson on half title page 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. S…

From The Edmonton Book Store


Mein Kampf, Complete and Unabridged; Fully Annotated by Hitler, Adolf

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1939. Published in 1939 under an arrangement between Houghton Mifflina and Reynal & Hitchcock, under the sponsorship of a committee that included Pearl Buck, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ida Tarbell, Charles A. Beard, The…

From Dale Steffey Books


The Life of Charlotte Bronte by E.C. Gaskell

Nice condition set of "The Life of CHARLOTTE BRONTE" - Author of "Jane Eyre," "Shirley," "Villette," &c. by E.C. (Elizabeth) Gaskell. 1857 1st American edition; D. Appleton and Company; New York. Complete in 2 volumes. Volume I features a frontispiece por…

From CraigsClassics


A Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela - Signed Limited Edition by Mandela, Nelson

Little, Brown & Co., 1994. Hardcover. Book is in Fine as new condition. 1st printing. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. This is one of 1000 numbered edition quarter bound in leather and signed on the limitation page by Nelson Mandela. In custom made green slipc…

From Blue Sky Books


Memoirs by Rockefeller, David (Signed)

USA: Random House Inc, 2002. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Third Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 517 pages. Index. Many consider David Rockefeller to have been the world's most powerful man. "It's…



Go Quietly...or Else - His Own Story of the Events Leading to His Resignation by Agnew, Spiro T. (Signed)

U.S.A.: William Morrow & Co, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and inscribed by Spiro Agnew upon half-title page. 288 pages. Index. "A powerful book…



I Married Adventure by Johnson, Osa

New York, NY: J. B. Lippincott, 1940. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. 8vo. 376 p. Bound in brown and cream zebra-patterned cloth, 'Adventure' in italics on front cover and spine, deckle edge, top-edge stained red. Lacking dust jacket. Illustrate…

From Garnet Books


My Life.(Autographed 1st Printing) by Clinton, Bill

New York: Knopf, 2004. 957pp. First edition/First printing. My Life is boldly SIGNED on the title page by Bill Clinton. Just his signature, not to someone. True First State copy with typo "failure of my life" in last sentence of Acknowledgement…

From DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books


The Lady Of The Limberlost The Life and Letters of Gene Stratton-Porter by Meehan, Jeannette (Porter)

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Text is clean. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Spine lettering rubbed off/spine cloth soiled. Corners bumped/rubbed with fabric just beginni…

From Dan Glaeser Books


The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Army, Through the Revolutionary War; and the First President of the United States [George Dawson Coleman] by Bancroft, Aaron

Boston: T. Bedlington, 1826. Hard Cover. Very Good -. 2 volumes: each with a frontispiece and an added engraved title page; 15 cm. Contemporary full calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; black spine label in second compartment wi…

From Classic Books and Ephemera


WHEN FUR WAS KING by Moberly, Henry John

New York: E. P. Dutton. 1929. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Cover has light soiling. Spine weak; B&W Illustrations; 237 pages . …

From Gibson's Books


Arcana aulica: or Walsinghams manual of prudential maxims, for the states-man and courtier. To which is added Fragmenta regalia: or, Observations on Queen Elizabeth, her times, and favourites. by Walsingham, Edward; Naunton, Robert

London: London: Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, at the Spread-Eagle in Westminster-Hall, 1694. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition, 12mo; [24], 247, [5]pp, complete with engraved frontispiece of Elizabeth I. In early full leather (l…

From Lyppard Books


Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Obama, Barack

New York: Times Books, a Division of Random House, Inc., 1995. First Printing, with Random House number row 2-9 and First Edition stated. Fine in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, 1" closed tear with tiny chip at bottom edge front spine fold. President B…

From Dale Steffey Books


Gandhi: An Autobiography / The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Gandhi, Mohandas K. [Mahatma]; Mahadev Desai [Translator]

London: Phoenix Press, 1949 First British edition, publisher's original cloth and dust jacket. Former owner's name on the front-free endpaper, faint blanching to upper covers, and age-toning to page margins, else book in fine condition; dust jacke…

From Idler Fine Books


Orchids and Salami: A Gay and Impudent Memoir by Gabor, Eva

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, endpapers and edges foxed, jacket tattered and soiled. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Foreword by Lawrence Langner. Light green cloth binding. Jacket design by Edward Go…

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