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Enter Talking

By: Rivers, Joan

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31441

ISBN: 0385294409

Condition: VG+/VG+


Date written front endpaper else a fine copy in a bright dustjacket show scant wear, now in protective mylar. Author inscribed front endpaper "To Mary-XXX Joan Rivers". ; MCN25822; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Striking Gold

By: Robinson, Jesse Lee

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Robinsons' Research Book: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25893

ISBN: 0961778709

Condition: VG+


Green wraps show light wear, rubbed on corners, foxing to front tissue. Author inscribed title page. Memoirs and autobiography of African American sportswriter and Compton, California government official Jesse Lee Robinson. Includes some family history, numerous photographs. ; MCN20975; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 111 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Old Jules Portrait of a Pioneer

By: Sandoz, Mari

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32562

ISBN: 156731175x

Condition: F/F


A fine copy in a fine dustjacket, now in protective mylar. ; MCN26571; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pp View more info

A Bundle of Nebraska Memories

By: Schneider, Patricia A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Patricia A. Schneider Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32830

ISBN: 0962456004

Condition: VG+/VG+


Gift inscription front endpaper, along with author's signature dated 3/20/91. Small informal collection of brief essays. "In this book Patricia A. Schneider gathers together her favorite personal memories from the early time of growing up in South Central Nebraska during the late 1930's and early 1940's." ; MCN26839; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 66 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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John H. B. Latrobe and His Times 1803-1891

By: Semmes, John E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Norman, Remington Co.: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30895

Condition: VG+/NONE


Black cloth boards with gilt decorations straight and tight, number written on spine and a few minor internal library markings, else a solid and handsome volume. Top edge gilt. "With Thirty-Eight Illustrations in Color, and Black and White." Includes six-page Latrobe family genealogy. John Hazelhurst Boneval Latrobe was a civic leader and attorney in Maryland. ; MCN25313; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 601 pp View more info

Neel Family Tales Life in Middle Tennessee at the beginning of the 20th century

By: Smith, Judy Gattis (compiled by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24592

Condition: F


Collection of family stories about growing up in the 20th century in rural Tennessee, written by the compiler's mother and aunt. Illustrated. ; MCN19867; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pp; Signed by Compiler View more info

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John Adams (2 volumes)

By: Smith, Page

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25589

Condition: VG+/NONE


Gray cloth boards with gilt lettering and red spine labels, spines slightly sunned else a nearly fine copy, tightly bound and clean. Two-volume biography of John Adams: Volume I 1735-1784, Volume II 1784-1826. ; MCN20731; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 1170 pp View more info

Granddad and Grannie's Journey Through Life

By: Spaulding, Charles (Hank)

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23858

Condition: F/NONE


Oversized high-quality volume is part memoir and part family history commemorating the marriage of Charles Henry Spaulding and Ann Emerson. ; MCN19216; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 852 pp View more info

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Recollections of Milford

By: Stowe, B. L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Milford News Publishing Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26159

Condition: VG+


Tan wraps, small scuff where price sticker was removed else fine. Memoir and interesting recollections of life in Milford, Connecticut during the nineteenth century (author was born 1848). ; MCN21232; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pp View more info

The Manis Family An American Journey Through the Eyes of Lucile

By: Students of the Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar 1994 of the Honors Institute of Broward Community College

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26463

Condition: VG+


A 40-year study of the Manis family of Owensboro, Kentucky with a section on each decade, plus transcripts of yearly family Christmas letters. ; MCN21489; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 241 pp View more info

A Glimpse Into the Past

By: Swain, C. E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Private Printing: N.D.

Seller ID: 25460

Condition: F


Not dated, published circa 2000. Memoirs of a southern Methodist minister, Charles Eldred Swain, born 921 in Idebal, Oklahoma. Illustrated with family photographs. ; MCN20622; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pp View more info

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An Empire Builder of the Middle West Biography of Stephen H. Taft Minister, Pioneer, Philanthropist, Reformer A Born Leader of Men Founder of the Town of Humboldt, Iowa

By: Taft, Fred H.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Parker, Stone & Baird Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32886

Condition: VG+/NONE


Brown cloth boards worn on points, foxing to endpapers. Author's inscription front endpaper, "Roderick Taft From his affectionate grandfather the author With the hope that this story will stir you towards your best". Abolitionist, publisher, and author Stephen Taft was founder of Humboldt, Iowa and later active in the Santa Monica, California community. Illustrated. Author's obituary laid in. Scarce.; MCN26894; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Autobiography of Albert Reynolds Taylor

By: Taylor, Albert Reynolds

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Decatur, Review Printing and Stationery Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32889

Condition: VG+/NONE


Brown cloth boards show scant wear, name written and paper clip indentation front endpaper. Albert Reynolds Taylor (born 1846) was the president of the State Normal School of Kansas and the James Milikin University in Decatur, Illinois. Includes ancestry and early life, travels, careeer, ancestry of his wife Frances Minerva Dent Taylor. Illustrated with photographs. Memorial tribute and letter from author laid in. ; MCN26897; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 180 pp View more info

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Ninety Years of Sunshine and Shadows

By: Tewksbury, Edwin Seldon

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Roscoe Printing House: 1978

Seller ID: 23871

Condition: NF


Red wraps, uncut leaves. Autobiography and memoirs of Edwin Seldon Tewksbury (1867-1963). Sponsored by The David H. and Mary F. Tewksbury Family Association. ; MCN19229; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 70 pp View more info

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Just A Glimpse Into the Life of a Trader Lovingly Dedicated to My Loved Ones and Friends

By: Traylor, Mige B.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Private Printing: circa 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32872

Condition: VG


Wrappers are edge worn and spine reinforced with tape, light foxing and one page detached, a few pencil markings to text. Not dated, published c1940. Interesting account of the life of horse trader Migeman Buckman Traylor (1865-1952) and his life experiences in Georgia and Alabama. About 30 pages. ; MCN26880; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Good Run Almost Done More To Come?

By: Wakefield, Richard L.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28123

Condition: F


Memoir illustrated with family photographs, much on growing up in Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa in the early twentieth century. ; MCN22722; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pp View more info

Everyone Has a Story

By: Weisberger, Eleanor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27904

Condition: F


Author inscribed title page. Collection of biographical interviews with members of the "greatest generation"; most appear to be residents of Ohio. ; MCN22553; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 146 pp; Signed by Author View more info

The Sibling Pot

By: Williams, Henry. et al

Price: $16.00

Publisher: The News Reporter Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18347

Condition: VG+


Signed by one author Henry Williams. Memoirs of the nine children of Jesse and Mary Mae Williams, much on growing up in rural Tennessee during the early twentieth century. ; MCN15023; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 58 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Lives To Live By

By: Woods, Jewell M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Adams Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24186

Condition: VG+/NONE


Author signed title page. Family history and memoir written in story form, with family tree chart at rear. ; MCN19527; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Not My Will, But Thine Be Done (The Story of the Lives of Monroe B. Wyse and Dora M. Short Wyse)

By: Wyse, Monroe B. and Dora M. Short Wyse

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28203

Condition: F


MCN22776; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 99 pp View more info