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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

The First of Patriots and Best of Men: Richard Caswell in Public Life

By: Alexander, Clayton Brown and W. Keats Sparrow

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lenoir County Colonial Commission: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33091

Condition: VG+


Blindstamp front endpaper else a fine copy. Oversized biography of Richard Caswell, Revolutionary War hero and first governor of North Carolina. Illustrated. Index. ; MCN27099; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pp View more info

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American Biography A New Cyclopedia Volume XLIII

By: American Historical Society

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, American Historical Society: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33768

Condition: VG+/NONE


Three quarter red leather and cloth boards worn extremities, leather chipping at spine ends. Marbled endpapers, spotting to page ends but tightly bound and straight. This volume of biographical sketches with portraits and tissue guards begins with Henry Martyn Trueheart. Index. ; MCN27785; 379 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

From Van to Detroit: Surviving the Armenian Genocide

By: Aprahamian, Souren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 33980

Condition: F


A fine softcover copy, illustrated.; MCN27974; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 291 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

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

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

All Those Years of Country Living

By: Eitemiller, Vene

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Private Printing: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33574

Condition: VG+


Author and his wife signed front endpaper. Memoir describes farming and rural living in Iowa and South Dakota during the early and mid-twentieth century. Illustrated with family photographs. ; MCN27603; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 87 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

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

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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

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" tall; 85 pp; Signed by Author 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

Condition: VG+/NONE


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

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

By: Grout, Josiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newport, The Bullock Press: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33591

Condition: VG+/NONE


Original green cloth boards mildly rubbed at points, small sticker on spine and minimal internal markings. The memoirs of both General William Wallace Grout and his son Josiah Grout, Civil War major and governor of Vermont. Includes genealogy of Grout, Ayer, Hinman families, Civil War experiences, politics, etc. Illustrated with photographs. Index.; MCN27620; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pp View more info