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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

Condition: VG/NONE


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

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

Who's Who 1908 An Annual Biographical Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32471

Condition: G/NONE


Red cloth boards, spine has been reinforced with black tape, binding cracked at center, a good reading copy. Thick volume of British biographies, also includes section on Who's Who in the Royal Family of England. ; MCN26480; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 2039 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

Condition: VG+


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

Condition: VG+


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

Condition: VG/VG


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

Condition: VG+


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

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Thaddeus Stevens: Commoner

By: Callender, E. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, A. Williams and Company: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23198

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

Condition: VG+


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

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

Condition: F/VG+


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

Condition: F/VG+


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

My Father Was a Tailor

By: D'Alessandro, Edward A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gateway Press: 1999

Seller ID: 31738

Condition: F/F


Biography and story of an Italian immigrant family who settled in Cleveland's Haymarket (Big Italy) area in the early twentieth century. ; MCN26108; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pp View more info

Memories

By: Devens, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Custom Communications: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25867

Condition: F


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

Condition: F/NONE


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

Condition: F/NONE


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

Condition: NF/NONE


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

Capturing Sixty Years As A Farmer's Wife

By: Garber, Vera Herr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pridemark Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29948

Condition: VG+


A few loose pages but a clean and complete copy. Memoir and informal family history of the Herr and Garber families of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Illustrated with family photographs, genealogy chart at rear. Allied surnames include Eby, Leatherman. ; MCN24669; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pp View more info

Image for Life and Labors of Rev. Reuben Gaylord Home Missionary for Iowa and Nebraska; and Superintendent for A. H. M.S.for Nebraska and Western Iowa

Life and Labors of Rev. Reuben Gaylord Home Missionary for Iowa and Nebraska; and Superintendent for A. H. M.S.for Nebraska and Western Iowa

By: Gaylord, Mary W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Rees Printing Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32567

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine show light wear, slight fraying to spine ends. Brown endpaper, internally age toned, corners square and tight, overall a solid and handsome copy. Biography of Congregational minister and leader of the missionary pioneers in territorial Nebraska. Frontis portrait. ; MCN26576; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pp 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

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

Image for Francis Butler Simkins 1897-1966 Historian of the South

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

Condition: VG+


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