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Infamous Woman: The Life Of George Sand

By: Barry, Joseph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7092


Detailed biography of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin (George Sand, 1804-1876) ; includes detailed Notes, Bibliography and extensive index ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pp View more info

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Wellington

By: Guedalla, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1931

Seller ID: 6688


Well researched biography of Sir Arthur Wesley, the first Duke of Wellington; 8vo; 536 pp View more info

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Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist

By: Long, Judith Reick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6492


Insightful biography of this important American writer and naturalist ; 8vo; 286 pp View more info

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Thomas Wolfe: A Biography

By: Nowell, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1960

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6876


The author was Wolfe's literary agent and personal friend, and offers a unique perspective ; 8vo; 456 pp View more info

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Dorothy Thompson : A Legend In Her Time

By: Sanders, Marion K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6069


Well researched biography of Dorothy Thompson (1894-1961) , considered by many to be the 'First Lady of American Journalism" ; 8vo; 428 pp View more info

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The Life and Writings of William Law Symonds

By: Symonds, William Law

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Priv. print. for J.W. Symonds: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8000


William Law Symonds (1833-1862) was born in Maine, educated at Bowdoin College and then studied theology at Cambridge Divinity School, and pastor at a Unitarian Church in Chicopee, MA before moving to New York City and starting a writing career. He contributed hundreds of entries for Appleton's Cyclopaedia on philosophical, historical and biographical subjects. He also was a frequent contributor to various newspapers and magazine, including Knickerbocker Magazine. ; 8vo ... View more info

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Swords and Plowshares

By: Taylor, Maxwell D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7448


Memoirs of General Maxwell Davenport Tayor (1901-1987) , a pioneer in airborne warfare in Europe during World War II. He assisted in the organization of the U. S. Army's first airborne division, the 82nd, and later led the 101st Airborne Division in its parachute assaults during the Normandy Invasion. In 1953 he was commanding general of the 8th Army and directed United Nations forces in Korea during the closing phases of the Korean War. He then served as Army chief of s... View more info

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Good Evening Everybody : From Cripple Creek To Samarkand

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1976

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 468


Autobiography of the legendary journalist, Lowell Thomas; 8vo; 349 pp View more info

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Bess W. Truman

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1986

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 6377


Includes many photographs; 8vo; 445 pp View more info

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Where The Buck Stops: The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman

By: Truman, Margaret (Ed. )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5862


Fascinating reading! ; 8vo; 388 pp View more info

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Twilight Of The Wagners: The Unveiling of a Family's Legacy

By: Wagner, Gottfried

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Picador: 1999

Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6821


The author is Richard Wagner's great grandson and examines Richard Wagner's legacy and his relationship with Hitler ; 8vo; 310 pp View more info

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Genes, Girls, And Gamow: After the Double Helix

By: Watson, James D

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 5938


Autobiography that picks up where his earlier story, The Double Helix, left off; 8vo; 259 pp View more info

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In Search Of History: A Personal Adventure

By: White, Theodore H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5900


"The story of Theordore H. White's personal search for the connection between American power and American purpose. " ; 8vo; 561 pp View more info