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A Belle of the Fifties Memoirs of Mrs. Clay of Alabama, Covering Social and Political Life in Washington and the South, 1853-66

By: Mrs. Clay

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Wm. Heinemann: 1905

Seller ID: 28048

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Very Good+ hardcover edition, looks like it has been rebound at some point or other. No names or other marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Belle Harris Bennett Her Life Work

Belle Harris Bennett Her Life Work

By: Mrs. R. W. MacDonell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Cokesbury Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37615

Condition: Good


Good- hardcover edition, no names or marks. Cover has spotting and light soiling. A few of the lower corners of the pages are bent. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages View more info

Memoir of Henry Edward Niles, 1823-1900.

By: Niles, Henry Edward.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1901

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 649

Condition: Good


Good HB with chipped spine. Presentation copy from Mrs. Henry Edward Niles to a friend of Mr. Niles. Signed and inscribed by his wife. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; Signed by Author(s) View more info

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A Brief Sketch of the Life and Works of Augustin Gattinger

By: Oakes, Henry N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cullom & Ghertner: 1932

Seller ID: 37977

Condition: Very Good


Very Good hardcover edition, has a previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages View more info

Henry Paolucci A Conservative Voice for all Seasons

By: Paolucci, Anne

Price: $22.40

Publisher: Private Printing: 2012

Seller ID: 31309

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover, no names or marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

Memoirs of Rear Admiral Sir W. Edward Parry, Kt, Late Lieut. Governor of Greenwich Hospital

By: Parry, The Rev. Edward

Price: $114.00

Publisher: New York, Protestant Episcopal Society: 1857

Seller ID: 31902

Condition: Good+


Good+ hardcover edition, no names or marks. Front and rear covers has some damp spotting, as does the frontispiece. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 341 pages View more info

People's Book of Biography Or, Short Lives of the Most Interesting Persons of all Ages and Countries with Twelve Steel Engravings

By: Parton, James

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., A. S. Hale & Company: 1869

Seller ID: 28046

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very Good full leather edition, no names or other marks. Leather has some minor wear and scuffs. Binding is tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 624 pages View more info

Some Noted Princes, Authors, and Statesmen of Our Time. by Canon Farrar, James T. Fields, Archibald Forbes, E. P. Whipple, James Parton, Louise Chandler Moulton, and Others.

By: Parton, James

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Norwich, Conn. : The Henry Bill Publishing Company: 1885

Seller ID: 33944

Condition: Very Good


Very Good hardcover edition, no names or marks. There is a poem attached to the rear pastedown. Cover gilt decoration is still bright. The boards have rubbing and the spine ends and corner tips are worn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages View more info

Minnie Pearl

By: Pearl, Minnie

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24793

ISBN: 0671229141

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket which has been wrapped. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. ; 1 x 8.6 x 5.5 Inches; 256 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Sgt. York: His Life, Legend & Legacy The Remarkable Untold Story of Sergeant Alvin C. York, Special Gift Edition

By: Perry, John

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Broadman & Holman Pub: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21838

ISBN: 0805460748

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Fine full leather edition, signed by the author and by the children of Sgt. York. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Mrs. Robert E. Lee The Lady of Arlington

By: Perry, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Multnomah: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 34850

ISBN: 1590521374

Condition: Very Good


Very Good softcover edition, inscribed and signed by the author on the half title page. Minor shelf wear to cover. ; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author View more info

I Led 3 Lives Citizen, Communist, Counterspy

By: Philbrick, Herbert A.

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Capitol Hill Press: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26238

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very Good hardcover in a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket has some edge chipping, but has been wrapped for protection. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper. Dust jacket front flap has a previous owner's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Life of U. S. Grant

By: Poore, Ben: Perley and Tiffany, Rev. O. H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Hubbard Brothers: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27313

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good hardcover, ex-library edition with all the usual marks. Volume was rebound at some point in a dark red cloth. Wear to spine ends and extremities. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 594 pages View more info

Tennessee State Library and Archives Manuscript, Lewis Shepard Pope, 1878 - 1971 Papers

By: Pope, Lewis Shepard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Privately Published: 1985

Seller ID: 22241

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


VG hardcover edition, 49 pages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Henry Dickinson Smith: a Biography and Memorial

By: Porter, Henry D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell and Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2368

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good HB w/o DJ. Previous owner's writing on front endpaper and bookplate. Inscribed by Henry Dickinson Smith's mother. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Signed by Associated View more info

James Luby Journalist

By: Preface by James Melvin Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Ransdell Inc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4024

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Good hardcover edition, spotting and some soiling to covers. Text is clean and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 135 pages View more info

Biographical and critical miscellanies / by William H. Prescott

By: Prescott, William Hickling (1796-1859)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London : Richard Bentley: 1845

Seller ID: 33897

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ full leather hardcover edition, no names or bookplates. Leather binding has some minor wear. Marbled endpapers and page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 565 pages View more info

Makers of America Biographies of Leading Men of Thought and Action

By: Prominent Historical and Biographical Writers

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., B. F. Johnson & Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25371

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


VG+ full leather hardcover edition. No names or other marks. Minor wear to hinges and corner tips. Volume 1 Only! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 600 pages View more info

Autobiography & Letters (Appalachian Echoes Ser.)

By: Ramsey, J. G. M.; Hesseltine, William Best (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Press: 2002

Seller ID: 7629

ISBN: 1572331739

Condition: Very Good


Very Good softcover. No names, etc. ; 367 pages View more info

Life and work of James G. Blaine Memorial Edition

By: Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Historical Pub. Co: 1893

Seller ID: 33748

Condition: Good


Good- hardcover edition, has wear to spine end and corner tips. No names or marks. Cover is rubbed and bumped along the board edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 505 pages View more info