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Image for On Wings Of Song. A Biography of Felix Mendelssohn

On Wings Of Song. A Biography of Felix Mendelssohn

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1974

Seller ID: 5981


Interesting account of this sometimes neglected 19th century composer ; 8vo; 288 pp View more info

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The Roosevelt Women

By: Caroli, Betty Boyd

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7009


Biographies of Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (1835-1884) , Anna Roosevelt Cowles (18855-1931) , Cornne Roosevelt Robinson (1861-1933) , Edith Carow Roosevelt (1861-1948) , Sara Delano Roosevelt (1854-1941) , Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) , Corinne Robinson Alsop (1886-1971) Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby (1891-1980) , and Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980); 8vo; 551 pp View more info

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Those Innocent Years. The Legacy and Inheritance of a Hero of the Victorian Era, James Whitcomb Riley

By: Crowder, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7083


Biography of James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) , the "Hoosier Poet" and creator of "Little Orphant Annie" and other famous American literary characters; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp View more info

Raphael

By: D'Anvers, N.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Bridgman Publishers: N.D.

Seller ID: 6139


One of the titles in the Bridgman Art Library of Great Artists ; Bridgman Art Library of Great Artists; 12mo; 99 pp View more info

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Peter Mackenzie: His Life And Labours

By: Dawson, Joseph

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Charles H. Kelly: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7084


Peter Mackenzie (1824-1895) was a popular and influential British evangelical preacher, illustrated with photographs and gives insight into the life a 19th c circuit-rider ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 348 pp View more info

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William Penn: Apostle of Dissent

By: Fantel, Hans

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6067


Well written popular biography ; 8vo; 298 pp View more info

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Vn: The Life And Art Of Vladimir Nabokov

By: Field, Andrew

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1986

Edition: 3rd Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6516


The first full biography of this important Russian-American novelist; 8vo; 417 pp View more info

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Greek Fire : The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis

By: Gage, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6090


8vo; 422 pp View more info

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The Crucible. the Story of Joseph Priestly

By: Gillam, John Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2414


Biography of Jospeh Priestly (1733-1804 ) , famous English scientist (discoverer of oxygen) , controversial theologian, and outspoken supporter of the American colonies. ; 8vo; 243 pp View more info

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Serpent In Eden: H. L. Mencken And The South

By: Hobson, Fred C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6940


Foreword by Gerald W. Johnson; detailed Notes, Bibliography, and index; 8vo; 242 pp View more info

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The Life Of John O'Hara

By: MacShane, Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6901


Fascinating biography of John O'Hara (1905-1970) , an influental American novelists; 8vo; 274 pp View more info

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Goodbye, Darkness : A Memoir of the Pacific War

By: Manchester, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6780


The author's personal narrative about his war experiences; 8vo; 401 pp View more info

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The Letters Of Thomas Mann To Caroline Newton

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, Privately Printed: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7044


Foreword by Robert F. Goheen; Caroline Newton was a family friend and helped arrange housing for the Mann's when they first came to US ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pp View more info

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The Authentic Life Of William Mckinley Our Third Martyr President

By: McClure, Alexander K

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W. E. Scull: 1901

Seller ID: 6176


Includes Memorial Tributes, summary of his public career, photographs, etc. Also includes a sketch of the life of Teddy Roosevelt. Produced right after McKinley's assassination. Interesting photographs. ; 8vo; 503 pp View more info

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Mostly Morgenthaus: a Family History

By: Morgenthau Iii, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7491


A member of the fourth generation of an extraordinary American family discusses his father, FDR's treasury secretary; his grandfather, a businessman and diplomat; and his immigrant great-grandfather; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 501 pp View more info

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Become O'Keeffe: The Early Years

By: Peters, Sarah Whitaker

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6854


Critical biography of the period 1915 to 1930; 8vo; 395 pp View more info

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Joseph Pulitzer II And The Post-dispatch: A Newspaperman's Life

By: Pfaff, Donald W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7151


Biography of the second Jospeh Pulitzer (1885-1955) and his drive to to make the St. Louis Post-Dispatch one of the most effective newspapers in the United States; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 445 pp View more info

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My Varied Life

By: Philips, Francis Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7370


Philips (1849-1921) was an English novelists, dramatist, and barrister. His autobiography is a great read - he know a great many of the major personalities during the last 30 years of Victoria's reign and of the ten years following. He attended Sandhurst and spent several years in the army. When he was in his early 20's he resigned his commission and became involved with the theater, writing and producing plays. After several years, his interest in the theater waned and ... View more info

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Pilot Aboard

By: Radford, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6639


The author was in both the Royal and Merchant Navies, was a pilot for the Cunard Lines, and then worked for the Trinity House Pilot Service I the Solent area; 8vo; 319 pp View more info

Of Whales And Men

By: Robertson, R. B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1954

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6645


The author served as the senior medical officer on a large whaling expedition to the southern oceans around Antarctica for the 1950-51 season ; 8vo; 300 pp View more info