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Image for Clement M. Biddle 1838-1902

Clement M. Biddle 1838-1902

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18520


Original gray cloth boards with gilt stamping lightly rubbed with a few minor stains, small wrinkle to cloth on front panel. Internal dampstain mark on lower corner of leaves, does not affect photographic plates. ; MCN15157; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pp View more info

Image for James Ayer In Memoriam Born October 4, 1815 Died December 31, 1891

James Ayer In Memoriam Born October 4, 1815 Died December 31, 1891

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Art Publishing Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 22650


Two-toned boards with gilt lettering, light rubbing with offsetting to endpapers, address sticker front endpaper. Light foxing, mainly to photographic plates and tissue guards, a few pages starting to detach at gutter but overall a solid and clean copy. Includes brief Ayer ancestry, numerous plates. ; MCN18293; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 58 pp View more info

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Laura Wilder of Mansfield

By: Anderson, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1974

Seller ID: 30956


Faint discoloration spot front panel. Brief biography of children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder, illustrated with photographs. ; MCN25369; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pp View more info

Old Charlie The Personification of Insignificance An Autobiography

By: Baker, Charles C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Private Printing:

Seller ID: 30971


White pictorial wraps, rear panel has scuff where some paper has torn away else a lightly used copy. Memoir and autobiography illustrated with photographs. ; MCN25384; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 194 pp View more info

The Time It Takes

By: Brooks, Lucy Thompson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19067


White pictorial dj has minor staining. Memoir and family history describes growing up in northern Michigan during the early twentieth century. ; MCN15640; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 83 pp View more info

Moving On...

By: Brown, Thurston and Cynthia E. Nolen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Artcraft Graphics: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24201


Sticker remnant on front cover. Small booklet with large print containing informal family history, memoirs of Texas resident. ; MCN19542; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 66 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Thaddeus Stevens: Commoner

Thaddeus Stevens: Commoner

By: Callender, E. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, A. Williams and Company: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23198


Original navy cloth boards with gilt trim rubbed, small nick to spine cloth. Foxing to frontispiece portrait and tissue guard, else binding strong, corners square. Now in protective clear archival cover. ; MCN18787; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pp View more info

Allie Cole A Maine Pioneer

By: Cole, Galen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Casco Printing Co.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27736


Author signed front endpaper. Biography of the owner of A. J. Cole & Sons trucking company, illustrated. ; MCN22397; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Jambalaya of Long Ago and Far Away

By: Connelly, W.A.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1981

Seller ID: 25731


Author's memoirs written in novel form. ; MCN20827; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pp View more info

The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford A Vermont Farmer 1809-1888

By: Crawford, Fred E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29262


A fine copy in a lightly worn tan dustjacket. ; MCN24143; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 263 pp View more info

The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford A Vermont Farmer 1809-1888

By: Crawford, Fred E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29263


A fine copy in a lightly worn tan dustjacket. Uncommon first edition copy. ; MCN24144; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 263 pp View more info

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The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden

By: de Voltaire, M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hartford, Silas Andrus: 1828

Seller ID: 18327


A New Translation, From the Last Paris Edition. Original full leather boards with gilt stamping red spine label shipped. Heavy wear to extremities with loss at points, moderate foxing throughout. Penciled notes and some penciled scribbles rear endpaper, a few penciled notes to text margins. Else binding sturdy and a complete copy. ; MCN15007; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 276 pp View more info

Memories

By: Devens, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Custom Communications: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25867


Author's memoirs and brief family history, growing up in Echols, Minnesota. Illustrated. ; MCN20949; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pp View more info

Will & Anna Beardsley My Parents

By: Fenn, Mary Beardsley

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Springfield Printing Corp.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24094


Author inscribed front endpaper. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Family memoir - "William Henry Beardsley, Born, October 11, 1882-Died, March 2, 1935. Anna Jackson Hartness Beardsley, Born, January 7, 1889-Died, December 28, 1966." ; MCN19439; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Francis, Mildred & Emma Fenn

By: Fenn, Mary Beardsley

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Springfield Printing Corp.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24095


Family memoir - "Francis Talcott ("Cork") Fenn Born, July 13, 1887-Died, January 29, 1979. Mildred Quiggle Fenn Born, July 11, 1888-Died, December 8, 1957. Emma Wupperman Walsh Fenn Born, July 11, 1898." ; MCN19440; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pp View more info

A Family Named Finch Volume II

By: Finch, Jr., Orville H.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Trafton Printing: 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26860


Author inscribed front endpaper. Autobiography of Texas rancher, includes brief family genealogy. Illustrated with photographs. ; MCN21736; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Reminiscences of a Berks County Rural Boy A Biography of His Life

By: Geiss, Newton W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Kutztown Publishing Co.: 1970

Seller ID: 26059


Memoirs and personal history of Oley Township, Pennsylvania educator and school superintendent. ; MCN21132; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pp View more info

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Francis Butler Simkins 1897-1966 Historian of the South

By: Graydon, Augustus T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, State Printing Co.:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29209


Minor sticker remnant on front panel else a fine copy. Not dated, published circa 1967. Title page inscribed "For Sylvia and Mark Neely from the nephew of (Francis Butler Simkins) Augustus Tompkins Graydon." "A Pamphlet published by His Family in Memory of the Edgefield Native Who Spent His Teaching Career at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia." Includes narrative Simkins family history plus brief genealogy at rear. ; MCN24091; 8vo 8" - 9" t... View more info

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Memoir of Gen'l William Wallace Grout and Autobiography of Josiah Grout

By: Grout, Josiah

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Newport, VT, The Bullock Press: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25585


Original green cloth boards lightly rubbed on points and spine edges, name written front endpaper. Tightly bound and an attractive copy. The memoirs of both General William Wallace Grout, congressman for eighteen years, and his son Josiah Grout, Civil War major and governor of Vermont. Includes genealogy of Grout, Ayer, Hinman families, Civil War experiences, politics, etc. With family photos, index. ; MCN20727; Large 8vo - 9" to 10" ; 402 pp View more info

Image for Lake Erie Baron The Story of Colonel Thomas Talbot

Lake Erie Baron The Story of Colonel Thomas Talbot

By: Hamil, Fred Coyne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28025


Green cloth boards fading to extremities with previous owner's name inside front board. Dustjacket rubbed with large chipping to edges and edgeworn, front flap price clipped, detached but present and a solid copy now in protective mylar. Map endpapers. ; MCN22668; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pp; Signed by Author View more info