Our Books - Biography-&-Autobiography
Inscribed by Helen Stoddard First Edition; small octavo; L. H. Higley, Butler, Indiana, 1909; frontis port. with tissue guard; illustrated;  + 296 pp. Stoddard was President of the Texas Woman’s... [read more] | $120.00
Sunnylane Publishing, Victoria, 1964. [x] + 133 pp.; frontis port., photos. Foreword by the then Mayor of Oakland, California. Signed gift inscription from the author. Previous owner name in fine... [read more] | $30.00
Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1996. 433 pp., photographs, including the famous (infamous?) portrait by Barbara Woodley wearing nothing, but holding her court robes in front of her. Signed in the form of... [read more] | $30.00
Akron, Ohio: St. Dunstan Society, Royal Octavo. Leather. Near Fine n.d. [©1901, M. Walter Dunne, Publisher]. Frontispiece photogravure, with tissue guard; 2 other illustrations all present as called... [read more] | $59.00
An Account of the Conduct and Proceedings of the Late John Gow, alias Smith, Captain of the Late Pirates, Executed for Murther and Piracy, Committed on Board the George Galley, Afterwards Call'd the Revenge . . .
A True Recounting of Piracy by the author of Robinson Crusoe Edinburgh: Gordon Wright Publishing, 1978. Published under the short title, The Pirate Gow, 'this reprint is a facsimile of the 1890 edition... [read more] | $70.00
The Life and Times of Fray Junipero Serra, O.F.M. or The Man Who Never Turned Back (1713-1784) - Two Volumes, Complete
Geiger, Maynard J., O.F.M., Ph.D.
Washington, D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1959. Royal Octavo (approx. 225 mm.). Cloth. About Fine [x]  3-448 pp.; [vii]  3-508 pp.; frontispiece, illustrations and maps all present.... [read more] | $90.00
The Making of John Ledyard: Empire and Ambition in the Life of an Early American Traveler
Gray, Edward G.
Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2007. First Edition; Fine in dust jacket. [xiii] + 224 pp. Notes, illustrated, Index. “During the course of his short but extraordinary life, John... [read more] | $15.00
Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1928. 12mo (18.5 cm.). Stapled Card Covers. Fine. Part of "The Ryerson Canadian History Readers" series edited by Lorne Pierce, a publishing enterprise that, as is... [read more] | $20.00
The Days of a Man. Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher and Minor Prophet of Democracy.
Jordan, David Starr
World Book Company, Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York; 1922. Two volumes, lacking scarce dust jackets; Royal octavo in black cloth with gilt spine titles and facsimile signature on front boards. Pp [xxviii]... [read more] | $80.00
The Shorter Pepys: Selected and Edited by Robert Latham.
Pepys, Samuel [Robert Lathan and William Matthews, eds.]
Bell & Hyman, London, 1985. Royal octavo in green cloth with gilt spine titles and publisher’s device on front boards. Pp. [l] + 1,096; Chronological Summary; list of Principal Persons; Glossary;... [read more] | $40.00
London & New York: J.M. Dent & Sons & E.P. Dutton & Co., 1953. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good +. This revised edition is longer than the... [read more] | $50.00