Category: Biography

Sort

Showing 1-25 of 144

Image for A Day at ElBulli: An insight into the ideas, methods and creativity of Ferran Ad

A Day at ElBulli: An insight into the ideas, methods and creativity of Ferran Ad

By: Adria, Ferran & Albert Adria & Juli Soler

Price: $315.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Limited: 2008

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 28111

ISBN: 0714848832


F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. SIGNED by Chef Ferran Adria on half-title page. View more info

Young Kate: The Remarkable Hepburns and the Childhood That Shaped an American Le

By: Andersen, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1988

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 19841

ISBN: 0-8050-0709-1


F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. View more info

Image for Seeker at Cassandra Marsh

Seeker at Cassandra Marsh

By: Anderson, Olive M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chappaqua, Christian Herald Books: 1978

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 22201

ISBN: 0915684411


F/F-. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket has minor wear at extremities. View more info

Image for Through the Narrow Gate

Through the Narrow Gate

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 18801

ISBN: 0-312-80383-4


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. A former nun reveals the intimate details of her life within the enclosed world of an austere religious order. Jacket has rubbing at spine ends. View more info

Image for A Midwife's Story

A Midwife's Story

By: Armstrong, Penny & Sheryl Feldman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Arbor House: 1986

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 25564

ISBN: 0-87795-816-5


F-/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has mild shelf wear and ink initials on rear fep. View more info

Image for The File: A Personal History

The File: A Personal History

By: Ash, Timothy Garton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1997

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23643

ISBN: 0-679-45574-4


F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket praise from John Le Carre, Elizabeth Hardwick and Arthur Miller. View more info

Image for Murder for Hire: My Life as the Country's Most Successful Undercover Agent

Murder for Hire: My Life as the Country's Most Successful Undercover Agent

By: Ballentine, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Dunne Books: 2009

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 24617

ISBN: 0-312-38452-1


F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. View more info

Image for The Lady of Fashion: The Life and the Theatre of Anna Cora Mowatt

The Lady of Fashion: The Life and the Theatre of Anna Cora Mowatt

By: Barnes, Eric Wollencott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1954

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 19376

ISBN: B0007DL054


F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has tiny spot on top edges and owner sticker on front pastedown. Jacket has light wear at spine and flap fold ends, rubbing along flap folds and minor wear elsewhere. View more info

Image for Born for Friendship: The Spirit of Sir Thomas More

Born for Friendship: The Spirit of Sir Thomas More

By: Basset, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Sheed and Ward: 1965

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 20376

ISBN: B00005XA2A


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. View more info

Image for Mostly in Clover

Mostly in Clover

By: Boyle, Harry J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1964

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23352

ISBN: B005KED9YU


F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first book, a lively series of reminiscences of his childhood spent on a farm in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. Jacket has minor chipping at spine ends and small sticker pull on front panel. View more info

Image for An Assassin's Diary

An Assassin's Diary

By: Bremer, Arthur H.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Harper's Magazine Press: 1973

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 21864

ISBN: 0-06-120470-6


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. With an introduction by Harding Lemay. An unusual piece of American history. View more info

Image for Woman Alone: A Farmhouse Journal

Woman Alone: A Farmhouse Journal

By: Burdick, Carol

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Middlebury, Paul S. Eriksson, Publisher: 1989

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 25026

ISBN: 0-8397-8642-5


F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket has 1/2 inch tear at top of spine. View more info

Image for On Growing Up Tough: An Irreverent Memoir

On Growing Up Tough: An Irreverent Memoir

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Devin-Adair Company: 1971

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23834

ISBN: B000GKRAK2


F/NF+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has tiny spot on bottom edges. Jacket has minor chipping at spine ends. View more info

Image for George Washington: Soldier and Man

George Washington: Soldier and Man

By: Callahan, North

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 1972

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 26086

ISBN: B00275QWDU


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. View more info

Image for Take My Life

Take My Life

By: Cantor, Eddie & Jane Ardmore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1957

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23126

ISBN: B0007DP5X2


F/VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Price clipped jacket has chipping at ends of slightly toned spine. View more info

Image for Around the World and Other Places

Around the World and Other Places

By: Chase, Ilka

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1970

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 25569

ISBN: B0006CF91M


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket has minor wear at spine ends. View more info

Blue Blood

By: Conlon, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 2004

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 18961

ISBN: 1-57322-266-6


F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket praise from Joseph Wambaugh and Anthony Bourdain. View more info

Blue Blood

By: Conlon, Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Riverhead Books: 2004

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 18927

ISBN: 1-57322-266-6


F/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Jacket praise from Joseph Wambaugh and Anthony Bourdain. Book is lightly bumped. View more info

Stop-time

By: Conroy, Frank

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1967

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 12267

ISBN: B001O28XQG


F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing.. Author's first book, a memoir of boyhood and adolescence. Jacket praise from William Styron and Norman Mailer. Jacket has small triangular piece missing at bottom of spine, light chipping at top of spine and 2-1/2 inch closed tear at bottom of front flap fold. View more info

Stop-time

By: Conroy, Frank

Price: $70.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1967

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 14571

ISBN: B001O28XQG


F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing.. Author's first book, a memoir of boyhood and adolescence. Jacket praise from William Styron and Norman Mailer. Book has two small spots on front board. Jacket has light chipping at spine ends and rubbing along spine. View more info

Image for Elizabeth & Catherine: Empresses of All the Russias

Elizabeth & Catherine: Empresses of All the Russias

By: Coughlan, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1974

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 25486

ISBN: 0-399-11250-2


F/VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing. Winner of the Putnam Award. Book has owner name on front fep. Jacket has chipping at spine and flap fold ends. View more info

Image for The Devil Inside: A Biographical Novel of the Tragic Life of Dostoevsky

The Devil Inside: A Biographical Novel of the Tragic Life of Dostoevsky

By: Coulter, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1960

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23821

ISBN: B000B7631W


F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. A beautiful copy! View more info

Image for Give 'em Hell Harry: An Informal Biography of The Terrible Tempered Mr. T.

Give 'em Hell Harry: An Informal Biography of The Terrible Tempered Mr. T.

By: Dayton, E.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Devin-Adair Company: 1956

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23695

ISBN: B000RJGHUG


F/NF-. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has owner name on front fep. Price clipped jacket has 1/2 inch triangular piece missing at bottom of rear panel and minor wear at ends of toned spine. View more info

Image for Fire & Water: A Life of Peter the Great

Fire & Water: A Life of Peter the Great

By: de Jonge, Peter

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1980

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 23654

ISBN: 0-698-11018-8


F+/F+. 1st edition, 1st printing. View more info

Image for Into An Old Room: A memoir of Edward FitzGerald, translator of the Rubaiyat of O

Into An Old Room: A memoir of Edward FitzGerald, translator of the Rubaiyat of O

By: de Polnay, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Creative Age Press, Inc.: 1949

Inscription: NO

Seller ID: 24283

ISBN: B006QG82QG


F-/NF-. 1st edition, 1st printing. This is a Review Copy with promotional slip laid in. Book has toned page edges. Jacket has light chipping at spine and flap fold ends and toned spine. View more info