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Biography, Autobiog. & Memoirs

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141 Lawton, Mary SCHUMANN-HEINK The Last of the Titans
New York, NY The The Mac millan Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition by Macmillan hardcover book in a questionable dust jacket. The book is in very good condition - tight, bright, crisp clean in a royal blue cloth cover. Sturdy binding - just a hint of light wear at the top and bottom of the spine. The front end papers have a former owner book plate with name and the name of a lake in Minnesota, plus a hand writtent date. The adjacent free end paper has a matching signature by the same former owner, plus a date in green ink. There is a hint of a former price erasure. There are no other marks or writing. The interior pages are all crisp and tight. The jacket is may be a piece of decorative paper or a special addition by the publisher. There is a repetetive design that looks like it could be a logo - two birds facing each other with a letter "N" showing between them on two of the logos. The color is green and off-white. It is quite old with browing on the inside and a little corner wear. The title of the book is typed and adhered to the spine with an adhesive. The jacket could be hand-made or not. It is now protected in a new, archival, see-through and removable mylar cover. Ernestine (Rossler) Schumann-Heink's first professional appearance in opera was in 1877.; 8vo; 390 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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142 Lehmann, John THROWN TO THE WOOLFS
New York, NY Holt, Rinehard, Winston 1979 0030521912 / 9780030521911 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a Frist American Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in a tight, clean binding with a hint of a corner bump. The interior is very clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, crisp and clean, with just a touch of corner wear and a light corner crease on the interior jacket flap. Lehmann was an employee then partner with the Woolfs in their operation of the Hogarth Press. There are some photos of Lehmann, the Woolfs, and some of the authors they published. ; As new in unclipped DJ. Appears to be unread. ; 8vo; 164 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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143 Leighton, Ralph TUVA OR BUST! Richard Feynman's Last Journey
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1991 0393029530 / 9780393029536 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket with the recording still attached. The book and the dust jacket are in fine condition - tight bright, very clean with no marks or writing and an unclipped, equally crisp and clean dust jacket. This is the story of Feynman's attempt to go to the country of Tuva. His desire to go is based in part on the music of TV. The recording provides a sample of the unique music of the people.; 8vo; 254 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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144 Leonard, George WALKING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD A Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1988 0395483115 / 9780395483114 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean without wear. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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145 Levinson, André LA VIE PATHÉTIQUE DE DOSTOÏEVSKY
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a 3/4 leather book with the original softcover book in its wrappers bound in. The leather is a fine Morocco with a gilt and fluerette spine with five compartmens. The covers are marbled as are the end papers. The top edges are gilt. The condition is fine. There is no wearl The pages of the book are un- trimmed. There are no marks or writing. There is a private library bookplate of an Ambassador to France. Text in French. ; Le Roman Des Grandes Existences - N° 36; 8vo; 272 pages  
Price: 85.00 USD
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146 Lind, Bruno VAGABOND SCHOLAR A Venture Into the Privacy of George Santayana
New York, NY Bridgehead Books 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for a little spotting on the exterior edges of the book at the front and on the top. There are no marks or writing. The covers and interior of the pages is very clean. The dust jacket is unclipped and the white background is quite clean. The jacket still looks crisp. There is a tiny closed tear on the back panel. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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147 Lindquist, Emory HAGBARD BRASE: BELOVED MUSIC MASTER
Lindsborg, KS Bethel College Press 1984 0916030067 / 9780916030063 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED by Author and Wife? (Irma) . This is a well cared for hardcover book and dust jacket inscribed and signed by the Author (including Irma) . The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing other than a pencil price erasure barely noticeable. The pages are clean and crisp. The dust jacket is unclipped. There is some wear at the top front corner - two short closed tears and a wrinkle. There is a touch of wear at the top corners of the jacket. Now protected in a archival, see-through, removable jacket. ; 8vo; 154 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 15.00 USD
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148 Lochhead, Marion JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART
London John Murray 1954 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. The cover is a bright blue cloth. Looks new, however the gilt of the title on the spine is starting to fade. The book would be in fine condition if not for a former owner bookplate on the front pasted down end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The interior pages are all crisp and clean and appear to be unread. The dust jacket is unclipped and complete with some edge wear at the top. The quality of the papers used is causing the jacket to darken, especially on the inside of the jacket. There is a smudge at the bottom of the rear panel. There are occasional illustrations in the form of drawings and photographs, some portraits. ; 8vo; 324 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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149 Magdaleno, Vicente SUAREZ EN LA POESIA Including Biography of Juarez Booklet.
Mexico City, Mexico Comision Nacional Para La Conmemoracion Del Centenario Del Fallecimiento De Don Benito Juarez 1972 First Edition Softcover 
This is the first edition in softcover of the 100 year anniversayr-commemor ation of the death of the former President of Mexico who died on 18 July 1872. Vicentie Magdaleno compiled and introduced the tributes and poetry by many admirers. In Spanish. The is a tall, wide book in a softcover with an embossed title. 199 pages. The white cover has some slight toning around some edges, more so on the rear cover which also has a few spots. The interior is crisp and clean with toning around the edges indicating acid content in the paper. No marks, no writing, no names or labels, No chips or creases. There is a tiny closed tear on the rear cover. Well cared for. All in Spanish. A booklet of biography of 12 pages is laid in. There is a portrait of Juarez in black and white on the cover and the Mexican National Hymn on the rear. It is in near fine condition. Juarez is a favored President of Mexico. There are 84 contributors to this work. ; 4to; 199 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
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150 Mallowan, Max MALLOWAN'S MEMOIRS
New York, NY Dodd Mead And Company 1977 0396074677 / 9780396074670 First American Edition Hardcover 
First American Edition, hardcover. This is a tight, bright, clean hardcover edition of the memoirs of the husband of Agatha Christie. He was a renowned archeologist. According to the jacket, Christie accompanied and helped him in the field. He also devotes four chapters to her writing craftmanship. The book is photo illustrated and there is an epilogue and index. The book is tight, bright, and clean, however there is a former owner label and a hand-writted date on the front free end paper in the corner. The dust jacket is clipped and has very minor edge wear in places. ; 8vo 
Price: 22.00 USD
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151 Malone, Dumas JEFFERSON THE VIRGINIAN
Boston Little Brown And Company Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a book club hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition - very clean, tight binding, crisp an without marks. The dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. , but with a touch of rubbing on the back pane. Volume 1 only. ; Vol. 1; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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152 Malory, Sir Thomas LE MORTE D'ARTHUR King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
New York, NY Bramhall House 1962 0517020602 / 9780517020609 Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Hardcover with dust jacket. This is a tight, bright, clean hardcover book in an equally bright and clean dust jacket. There is a very short tear on the dedication page. The dust jacket is unclipped. There are no marks or writing .; 8vo  
Price: 17.50 USD
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153 Mann, Mary Peabody LIFE OF HORACE MANN
Washington, D C National Education Association 1937 Hardcover Near Fine  
This is the 1937 Centennial Edition hard cover book which was published without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. Crisp covers, spine, titles, end papers, and pages. Appears to be unread. This is a well cared for book. ; 8vo; 611 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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154 Mann, Thomas THOMAS MANN DIARIES 1918-1939
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1982 0810913046 / 9780810913042 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Fine hardcover book in near fine dust jacket. Book is as new in dark navy linen cloth covers. The signature of Mann is in blindstamp on the cover, title is bright. Interior is unusally clean throughout. The dust jacket has a little wear at the corners, mostly on the back panel. This is a quality binding and jacket by Abrahms, as usual. ; 4to 
Price: 48.00 USD
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155 Martignoni, Angela MADRE CABRINI La Santa Delle Americhe
New York, NY Vatican City Religious Book Company 1945 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book with gilt titles, clean end papers and pages. All edges gilt. In Italian. Gift condition. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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156 Martinez, Ruben CROSSING OVER A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail
New York, NY Metropolitan Books 2001 0805049088 / 9780805049084 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are in fine condition - tight, bright, crisp, and very clean throughout. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo 
Price: 16.50 USD
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157 Mauclair, Camille LA VIE HUMILIÉE DE HENRI HEINE
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1930 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a First Edition book in wrappers bound in leather. The binding is tight, bright, and very new looking (though bound in the 1930's) . The cover is 3/4 Moroccan leather with marbled covered book boards. The spine has raised bands, blindstamped fluerette, gilt and red ink. The book wrappers and pages are in fine condition. The end paper are marbled and without writing or marks. The book is in fine condition. ; Le Roman Des Grandes Existences - N° 32; 8vo; 302 pages  
Price: 85.00 USD
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158 Mauriac, Claude CONVERSATIONS WITH ANDRE GIDE
New York, NY George Braziller 1965 First Edition First Printing 
This is a first printing of the English translation published by Braziller in hardcover with a dust jacket. The binding is tight, corners straight, clean covers and interior and there are no makrs or writing other than traces of pencil price erasures on the front end paper and a shadow of a stamp of offset on the inside dust jacket flap. The unclipped dust jacket has light edge wear and some tiny chips on the corners and some light soil on the rear. The jacket is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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159 Maurois, André LA VIE DE DISRAËLI
Paris, France Librairie Gillimard 1937 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in leather of this work published in wrappers in 1937 by the Librairie Gillimard. The book covers are in a handsome maroon leather with gilt border, titles, ruled lines. Text in French. The covers are in near fine condition without wear. Tight, bright, clean. The end papers are simple and plain. There are no marks or writing. There is an outline of discoloration around the outside edge which is from the effect of the glue used in the binding. The pages are very clean and crisp. Well cared for. Text in French. There is a former owner gift note laid in - it was wriitten on a plain post card minus an address. There is a line drawing illustration of Disraeli as a frontispiece; by D. Maclise. ; Vies Des Hommes Illustres - N° 8; 8vo; 340 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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160 McElroy, John ANDERSONVILLE A STORY OF REBEL MILITARY PRISONS (VOLUME 1) Fifteen Months a Guest of the So-Called Southern Confederacy | a Private Soldlier's Experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear, and Florence
Washington, DC The National Tribune 1913 Softcover 
This is Volume 1 of the 1913 National Tribune edition in softcover - blue art paper. There is some corner wear and a little piece of the paper cover at the top of the spine is missing. The binding has pulled the first blank page away from the staples, but the binding is tight. There are no marks or writing. The pages are clean. The book is profusely illustrated with line drawings within the text. Volume 1 only. ; Vol. 1; 8vo; 233 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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