Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Store Hours
Monday 10:00-6:00
Tuesday 10:00-6:00
Wednesday 10:00-6:00
Thursday 10:00-6:00
Friday 10:00-6:00
Saturday 10:00-4:00
Sunday by Appointment

 

SELLING BOOKS?
We are always looking for collections of interesting books in good condition. For more information read our Book Buying Policy, or call us at 937-376-3522.

 

 

 
Electronic Gift Cards Available
Checkout a Gift Card


 
 
 

Autobiography

Autobiography

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Anderson, Mary A Few Memories
New York Harper & Brothers, 1896 Second Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, with neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Some scuffing to covers and spine, but gilt lettering and illustrations on cover and spine are undamaged. Some foxing and discoloration to pastedowns. There is a water stain that is present on the lower corner of all pages, but does not affect the readability of the volume. Illustration on frontispiece, protected by parchment, described as "From the large Sketch for the Portrait by G.F. Watts, R.A." Includes photographs of the author as well at pages 42, 118, 186, 226, and 256. Gilt top-staining, with heavy cream pages. 262 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Earth Horizon: autobiography, Austin, Mary
2 Austin, Mary Earth Horizon: autobiography
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin, 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York, 1932, being a First Edition. Spine panel tanned, cloth at head of spine very slightly bumped, and illustrated with photographs throughout. 381 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Recollections, Childs, George W.
3 Childs, George W. Recollections
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott, 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Signed by the author at the first free endpaper, "Mabel Louise Jones/ With the Kind regards/ of her friend/ Geo W. Childs/ Philadelphia/ October 11, 1890. George W. Childs was a friend of Poe and claimed at one point to have had in his possession a rare Poe manuscript. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Two-tone light-blue and dark-blue cloth over boards, copper lettering to spine. Clean, unmarked, and tightly bound. 403 pp., and with a fine frontis portrait of the author in black-and-white, protected by tissue guard. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Memoirs of Paul de Kock, de Kock, Paul
4 de Kock, Paul Memoirs of Paul de Kock
London, England Leonard Smithers & Co, 1899 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound hardcover copy, moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Bumping to spine head and foot, fraying thereto, mild soiling to end papers, including stiff frontis matter, with black-and-white photogravure of the subject of this autobiography. Blind-stamped, blue cloth covers. xvi + 294 pp., rough-cut fore-edges. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Proxmire, Ellen One Foot in Washington: the perilous life of a senator's wife
Washington, D.C. Robert B. Luce, Inc., 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy hardcover copy, with unmarked but soiled and foxed paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Moderate staining to and scuffing of dust jacket, but very little damage to front or back covers. Dust soiling and discoloration of page tops. Foxing to interior front and back covers. A perfectly serviceable reading copy. vii + 175 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Retrospect: an autobiography, Rickard, T.A.
6 Rickard, T.A. Retrospect: an autobiography
New York Whittlesey House, 1937 Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Mildly soiled of and discoloration to covers, else clean and unmarked of interior. Published by the Wittlesey House, New York, 1937. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. T.A. Rickard wrote of mining events and history throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He wrote essays, travelogues, and business biographies. Some lovely black-and-white photographs. xii + 402. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Doodaaa, the Balletic Art of Gavin Twinge: A Triography, Steadman, Ralph
7 Steadman, Ralph Doodaaa, the Balletic Art of Gavin Twinge: A Triography
Great Britain Bloomsbury, 2002 0747560803 / 9780747560807 First Edition Hardcover As New Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Harcourt, Brace bookplate signed by Ralph Steadman in the presence of a Harcourt, Brace marketing representative. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Handsomely produced red cloth covers, sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Linen ribbon bookmark firmly affixed. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped, and protected by a Brodart sleeve. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 333 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, Volume I, Volume II, White, Andrew Dickson
8 White, Andrew Dickson Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White, Volume I, Volume II
New York The Century Co., 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copies, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Moderate shelf- and edge-wear, some scuffing to covers of Volume II, bumping to spine head and feet. Rough-cut page edges. Volumes contain scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Handsomely produce in blue cloth covers, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spines. Top-staining to both volumes. Fine frontis portraits of the subject and author, protected by tissue guard. Volume I is xx + 601 pp. Volume II is xix + 606 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 

Store Location and Contact Information
30 South Detroit Street
Xenia, Ohio, 45385
937-376-3522
info@bluejacketbooks.com

Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie