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Biography and Memoir

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A Memorial of Wendell Phillips of Boston
1 A Memorial of Wendell Phillips of Boston
Boston Boston City Council 1884 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Top corners bumped, boards rubbed, pages toned. 
Green blindstamped cloth with Boston city seal stamped on front boards in gilt. Titles on spine in gilt. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Wendell Phillips. A memorial volume commemorating the life of Boston attorney and noted abolitionist Wendell Phillips. ; 70 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Arthur G. Staples,
2 Arthur G. Staples, "The Inner Man"
[Lewiston, ME] Lewiston Journal Co. 1924 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Remnants of glassine wrapper on lower edges of boards. 
Not to be confused with Staples' own book"The Inner Man: or Some Contemporary Portraits of Prominent Men of Maine Impressionistic Comments" this is a collection of tributes to the veteran newspaperman by J. B. Wohlfarth, Margaret Given, Harold M. Sewall, Kenneth C. M. Sills, Leslie C. Cornish, William R. Pattangall, William T. Gardiner, Byron Boyd, George C. Wing, Jr. , Charles S. Hichborn and Percival P. Baxter. Orange cloth with black cloth spine and orange cloth spine label. Frontispiece photo portrait of Staples. Printed at the Roycrofter shops in East Aurora, NY. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Buddha:   His Life and Teachings
3 Buddha: His Life and Teachings
NY Crescent Books 1974 0517138956 / 9780517138953 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Some areas rubbed out on front boards. Illustrated by Jeanyee Wong 
Decorative faux gray leather binding with gilt design on front boards and spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Correspondence: Winston S. Churchill to Christine Lewis Conover, 1899-1943
4 Correspondence: Winston S. Churchill to Christine Lewis Conover, 1899-1943
Washington, DC The Churchill Center 1996 0943879108 / 9780943879109 Softcover Very Good 
Printed stapled wraps. Many illustrations. ; 36 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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In the Hearts of His Friends:  George Kurtz Bird, 1876-1930
5 In the Hearts of His Friends: George Kurtz Bird, 1876-1930
Private Printing N.D. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Circa 1930-31 memorial volume for the President of the now defunct Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts. Blue paper-covered boards stamped in gilt with tan linen spine, gilt-stamped leather spine label. Photogravure portrait of Bird as frontispiece. 61 pages of memorial testimonials by various authors. 
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Maxim Karolik: 1893-1963
6 Maxim Karolik: 1893-1963
Boston Museum of Fine Arts 1963 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Tape stains on front free endpaper. 
Blue boards stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. A memorial volume about the art collector who donated three large collections of American art to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Printed on handmade paper with two tipped-in photogravure portraits of Karolik taken by Steven Trefonides shortly before Karolik's death. A reprint of art critic Brian O'Doherty's Winter 1962 Art in America profile of Karolik. 
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of David Johnson Foster : Delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States
7 Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of David Johnson Foster : Delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States
Washington, DC U. S. Government Printing Office 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Silverfish damage to boards, boards rubbed. 
Black cloth binding with gilt stamping on front boards. Frontispiece engraved portrait of the Vermont congressman. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages 
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Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of James S. Parker, Late a Representative from New York
8 Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of James S. Parker, Late a Representative from New York
Washington, DC U. S. Government Printing Office 1934 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed. 
Black cloth with gilt stamping on front boards. Frontispiece photo of the New York Congressman, James S[outhworth] Parker, (1867-1933) , of Salem, New York. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
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Robert Stetson Gorham:  Born June 28, 1863, Died June 18, 1913
9 Robert Stetson Gorham: Born June 28, 1863, Died June 18, 1913
Boston Geo. H. Ellis 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine. 
Navy cloth binding. Photogravure portrait of Gorham, a Boston attorney. Inscribed by Mrs. Robert S. Gorham. Top edges gilt. ; 31 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Thank You, Guy Bailey
10 Thank You, Guy Bailey
North Caldwell, NJ John L. Beckley 1976 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; A biography and testimonial to the former President of the University of Vermont. Brown hardcover binding. Frontispiece portrait of Bailey. Boards rubbed, owner name on front free endpaper, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 133 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Princess Elizabeth, Acland, Captain Eric
11 Acland, Captain Eric The Princess Elizabeth
Toronto The John C. Winston Co. , Ltd. 1937 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and waterstained. 
Blue cloth binding. Many photos and illustrations of Queen Elizabeth II as a young girl. ; 118 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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David Lubin:  A Study in Practical Idealism, Agresti, Olivia Rossetti
12 Agresti, Olivia Rossetti David Lubin: A Study in Practical Idealism
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1922 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front pastedown, owner stamp on front flyleaf. A biography of the Polish-Jewish emigre to California who became a noted agriculturist. 
vi, 372 pp, index. Foreword by William Roscoe Thayer. Photogravure portrait of Lubin as frontispiece. Navy cloth with printed paper spine label. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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The Flagship Hope:   Aaron Lopez, Alexander, Lloyd
13 Alexander, Lloyd The Flagship Hope: Aaron Lopez
NY Jewish Publication Society and Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1960 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scuffed. Illustrated by Bernard Krigstein 
A biography of Aaron Lopez, a Portuguese Jew who came to America in the late 1700s to escape religious persecution and became a successful merchant ship owner and Revolutionary War patriot. The biography glosses over his involvement in the slave trade, however. Library of Congress number 60-12282.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Reluctant Legionnaire, Alexander, Michael
14 Alexander, Michael The Reluctant Legionnaire
NY Dutton 1956 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed and tattered. 
Library of Congress number 56-8302. Blue cloth binding. Map endpapers. Author photo on rear jacket panel. A true story of three young English friends who seek to rescue their buddy from a North African jail after deserted the French Foreign Legion. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Child and the Bishop:  Together with Certain Memorabilia of the Rt. Rev. Phillips Brooks, DD, An Old Friend
15 An Old Friend The Child and the Bishop: Together with Certain Memorabilia of the Rt. Rev. Phillips Brooks, DD
Boston Cupples and Patterson 1894 Hardcover Good; Boards foxed, pages toned. 
White beveled cloth with gilt floral design and titles stamped in gilt on front boards. Top edges gilt. Gilt lettering on spine. Photogravure portrait of the Rev. Brooks with a child as frontispiece. A memorial volume to the Episcopal minister and rector of Boston's Trinity Church. ; 103 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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You Reject Them, You Reject Me:  The Prison Letters of Joan Andrews, Andrews, Joan; Cowden-Guido, Richard (editor)
16 Andrews, Joan; Cowden-Guido, Richard (editor) You Reject Them, You Reject Me: The Prison Letters of Joan Andrews
Trinity Communications 1988 0937495255 / 9780937495254 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A collection of prison letters by the pro-life protester. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Prophet of Reunion: the Life of Paul of Graymoor, Angell, Charles; Lafontaine, Charles
17 Angell, Charles; Lafontaine, Charles Prophet of Reunion: the Life of Paul of Graymoor
NY The Seabury Press 1975 0816402817 / 9780816402816 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. Light brown cloth binding. Photos. Introduction by James Stuart Wetmore. The life of a famous Anglican who converted to Catholicism and founded the Society of Atonement. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Ralegh and His World, Anthony, Irvin
18 Anthony, Irvin Ralegh and His World
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn, jacket soiled and tattered. 
Green cloth binding. Index, notes, bibliography. A biography of the Elizabethan gentleman, adventurer, soldier, historian, author and all-around English renaissance man. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Margaret Fuller:  A Psychological Biography, Anthony, Katharine
19 Anthony, Katharine Margaret Fuller: A Psychological Biography
NY Harcourt, Brace and Howe 1920 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, bookstore label on front free endpaper. 
Bibliography, index, frontispiece portrait of Fuller. Navy cloth binding. ; 223 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Queen Elizabeth, Anthony, Katharine
20 Anthony, Katharine Queen Elizabeth
NY The Literary Guild 1929 Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and rounded. 
Bibliography, index, several illustrations. Biography of the first Queen Elizabeth. Red cloth boards with burgundy cloth spine and corners. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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