Category: Memoirs


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Henry Ward Beecher.

By: Abbott, Lyman & Rev. Halliday.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Published by American Publ., Hartford. Entered 1882:

Seller ID: 000864

Entered 1882 & 1887, this 1887 with 670 pages. Brown covers, corners slight bump, slight wear o/w good+. A Sketch of his career with analyses of his power as a preacher, lecturer, orator and journalist. Biography, New England, Religion, journalists, orators. View more info

Major Butler's Legacy.

By: Bell, Malcolm, Jr.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003053

Five Generations of A Slaveholding Family. Pictorial dust jacket, unread condition. CR 1987, 673 pages with index, bibliography, and notes. Black and white photos and illustrations of slaves, family, homesteads, etc. Tracing the private and public lives at their homes in Philadelphia and the plantation in South Carolina. View more info

Confidential Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte.

By: Bonaparte.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 001476

With his Brother Joseph, sometime King of Spain. Published by D. Appleton, M,DCCC,LVI, 388 pages with 4 pages ads. VOLUME 1 ONLY. Buonaparte frontis with a signature under the picture. Spine faded, ot herwise good. History, Napoleon, Napoleon Bonaparte, France, Dictators, Emperors. View more info

Mostly in Clover.

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton:

Edition: First Edition in U. S.

Seller ID: 003166

Dust jacket slight tears. Owners stamp on pastedowns. CR 1961, first in 1964 in U.S. 227 pages. line drawings. A lively series of reminiscenses of author's childhood on a farm in Huron County, Ontario, Canads. Good+ condition. View more info

Interval in Africa.

By: Brown, Elizabeth Wibberley.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canterbury, CT, Protea Publishing Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003092

Dust jacket and book very good condition. This is signed by the author and the bookmark matches the dust jacket. CR 1988, 368 pages. Story of a Connecticut housewife and the two years she and her children spent in Botswana, Africa with her husband. They took many trips throughout South Africa, Rhodesia, and the life on the edge of the Kalahari desert. View more info

Something For Everybody Gleaned in The Old Purchase from Fields Often Reaped

By: Carleton, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Published by Appleton, Entered 1846,:

Seller ID: 001546

223 pages with 4 ads. Foxing, outside back hinges starting to split, but still tight and complete. Foreward by Charles Clarence. These are letters from author to Charles Clarence, from Kaleidaville (England). History, England, journals, letters. View more info

My Memory of Certain Persons - 1879 to 1946.

By: Erskine, John.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Published by Lippincott,:

Seller ID: 001370

CR 1947, stated 1st edition. Green covers, slight soil, overall good+. History, Americana, Autobiography. View more info

Horse and Buggy Days in "The State of Wilkes".

By: Foust, Clora McNeill.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: North Carolina, Self published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002695

Dust jacket is yellow with same picture as cover of book. Name of "C.P.Wright" in pastedown. CR 1969. A book of stories about when author was a little girl. Printed on different color paper throughout, hand printed with little drawings on most pages. A wonderful little book, would make a beautiful gift for someone. View more info

Memoirs of Count Grammont.

By: Hamilton, Count Anthony.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Edinburg, Published by John Grant, Edinburgh, 1908.:

Seller ID: 000548

Dated 1908. Edited by Gordon Goodwin with portraits. Two volumes, red covers with brown spines, paper labels on spine, shows slight wear, overall good+. Volume 1 - 276 pages, volume 2 - 267 pages with index. History, Memoirs, European royalty, royalty. View more info

Boxcar In The Sand.

By: Hewes, Laurence.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Published by Al. Knopf,:

Seller ID: 001527

CR 1957, stated 1st edition, 262 pages with viii index. Personal experiences of author and people he met. Black covers, all good. Americana, Autobiography, personal reminiscences, memoirs. View more info

In the Shadow of the Rainbow

By: Leslie, Robert Franklin.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton:

Seller ID: 002306

The true story of a friendship between man and wolf. Dust jacket good+, cover and contents also good+ condition. CR 1974, 190 pages. Map on pastedowns of North Central Wilderness of British Columbia. In 1970, a yound Indian, Gregory Tah-Kloma, met the author and told him his remarkable story of his devotion to a pack of timber wolves and their female leader, Nahani, the one who sleeps. View more info

Memoirs of Constant.

By: Martin, Elizabeth Gilbert (translated by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.:

Seller ID: 002800

Constant was the first Valet De Chamber of the Emperor on the Private LIfe of Napoleon, his family, and his court. Century Company, NY, title page date 1907, CR 1895 Charles Scribners Sons. Preface to English edition by Imbert De Saint Amand. A beautiful four volume set, red covers with gilt title lettering on spine, all very good condition. Volume 1 - 336 pages with frontis. Volume 2 - Frontis of Josephine, 318 pages. Volum,e 3 frontis, 307 pages, and Volume 4 - Napoleon frontis, 326 pages with index to all four volumes. Bookplate on all four volumes front pastedown, belonging to Willia... View more info

The Custer Story.

By: Merington, Marguerite (edited by).

Price: $44.00

Seller ID: 001896

Life and Intimate Letters of General Custer and his wife Elizabeth. Published by Devin-Adair Co., CR MCML (1950), 339 pages with index. Dust jacket has slight tears, blue covers and content good+. Ink inscription front endpapers, from Carol to Paul. Not by Merington. One map and black and white illustrations. Merington was literary executrix for Elizabeth Custer. History, Americana, George Armstrong Custer, Custer. View more info

The Mexican Touch.

By: Moser, Edward.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Published by Duell Sloan & Pearce, CR 1940,:

Seller ID: 001234

this is 2nd. This is an intimate and charming chronicle of an American woman and her 3 children living a year in Mexico in the 1930's. Ink inscriptions front endpapers, Dustjacket tears o/w all very good. History. Mexico. View more info

A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West.

By: Paul, Rodman W. (edited by).

Price: $18.50

Publisher: San Marino, CA, Huntington Library:

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 002897

Reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote. Paper covers. A Huntington Library Classic, CR 1972, this 2003, 416 pages with index and a family tree of the Hallock and Foote clans. Black and white photos, sketches all by Mary all from her private collection. She was the wife of an engineer who specialized in mining and water supply and for a while he was the superintendent/president of the famous North Star gold mine at Grass Valley, California. These reminiscenses are two fold - a narrative of the mixed rewards and anxieties experienced by a sensitive Eastern lady of the Victorian Era, a wife and ... View more info

Byron - A Self Portrait

By: Quennell, Peter

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 001102

From letters and diaries from 1798 to 1824 with hitherto unpublished letters. Two volumes, published by Scribners, CR 1950, believe 1st. Volume 1 - 358, Volume 2 - to page 803 w/index. Frontis is Byron in both volumes. Dark blue covers, a ll good+. Literature. diaries, biography View more info

Memoirs of Madame Du Barri.

By: Riley, H.T.

Price: $58.00

Seller ID: 001639

Published by H.S. Nichols, London. Title date MDCCCXCV (1895), title page date is 1896. Four (4) volumes, limited edition of 500. Maroon with gold decorated covers, slight wear, overall good+. This is the 5th issue in author's "Historic Memoir" series. Each book is approximately 350 pages, with many uncut pages. Translated from the French. History. Memoirs, Madame DuBarri, France, French royalty, French aristocracy, royalty, European Royalty, Europe. View more info

My Company

By: Swan, Captain Carroll J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Published by Houghton Mifflin, CR 1918,:

Seller ID: 001142

believe 1st edition, 263 pages. Tan covers, all good+. He was the Captain of Company D, 101st Engineering 26th Division in WWI. His memoirs and his men he commanded. B&W photos. Excellent history. History. World War I, memoirs, autobiography, wars. View more info

The Lost Landscape.

By: Welles, Winifred.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003095

Some Memories of a Family and a Town in Connecticut 1659-1906. Illustrated by Phyllis Cote with text cuts and full page drawings. CR 1946, 299 pages. Based in Norwich, CT., author remembers indicents in her life and by others - also some have been imagined. Green decorated covers with red spine, all good+ condition. View more info