Item #0520
Autobiography 
Biographies & Memoirs
 
 
0501. THE LETTERS OF EZRA POUND 1907 - 1941. New York: Harcourt, [ 1950]. Cloth. First edition. Edited by D.D. Paige with a preface by Mark Van Doren. Ink name, but a very good copy. No DJ.$50. USD 

0502. C. David Heyman. Liz: An Intimate Biography of Elizabeth Taylor. Birch Lane Press NJ 1995 Clean, tight and  bright. DJ shows rubbing to the back. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographs-8 in color. Hardback. 1st  NF/NF, tall 8vo, 526 pgs. $8. USD 

0503. Doris Katz. The Lady Was a Terrrorist During Israel's War of Liberation. NY: Shiloni, 1953 1st Am Edition Hardbound, water spotting to cover and some pages but minor else Good $10. USD 

0504. James R. Mellow. Nathaniel Hawthorne, in his Times. Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1980. Very good in chipped dust jacket. Illustrated by Photos. 1st edition. Binding is Green cloth. $10.USD 

0505. The Memoirs of Fredric Mistral.  NY 1986 New Directions Fine in Fine dustwrapper. Translated by George Wickes.  $25. USD 

0506. Vivian Mercer. Beckett/Beckett : The Classic Study of a Modern Genius NY: Oxford, 1977 Cloth. NF/VG. First  Edition. $25. USD 

0507.  Seymour Krim. What's this Cat's Story?  NY Paragon 1991 188 pgs with index. Cloth in slightly darkened pictorial white dust jacket. Octavo. 1st  Edition [so stated] Near Fine condition in near very good jacket .$10. USD 

0508. Sir Osbert Sitwell. Great Morning!   Boston: Little Brown, 1947 First edition. Octavo. 360 pp; appendices; index. Cloth with dj. Dj worn & soiled; Third volume of autobiographical series, beginning when the author is eighteen and, with his siblings, beginning a quest for a career. The book ends three years and many glittering London parties later at the start of the first World War. $10.USD 

0509.  William Allen White. The Autobiography of William Allen White. NY: Macmillan, 1946. VG 1st in edgeworn and chipped DJ    $10. USD 

0510. Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763. NY: McGraw Hill, 1950 VG 1st edition thus. The first from the original manuscript preface by Christopher Morley $10. USD 

0511. Pierre Salinger. With Kennedy.NY: Doubleday, 1966. VG first in Chipped DJ by former Press Secretary to JFK $10. USD 

0512. Russell Kirk & James McClellan. The Political Principles of Robert A. Taft. NY: Fleet, 1967 VG in chipped DJ 1st edition $10.USD 

0513. J. B. McClure.General Garfield from the Log Cabin to the White House. Rhodes & McClure 1881, Chicago, first edition. 254pps, frontis, illus. Green gilt decorative cloth. $20. USD 

0514. Romaine Rolland. Jean Christophe:Journey's End Love & Friendship The Burrning Bush, The New Dawn. Henry Holt & Co. New York. 1913 VG/No DJ; Blue boards with decorative gilt title & author to front boards enclosed by gilt border with flowers and harp; gilt title & author to sl. faded spine; sl. wear to upper & lower spine edges. 1st US  $10. USD 

0515. Count Egon Caesar Corti. The Rise of the House of Rothchild. New York: Cosmopolitan, 1928. green cloth. Very Good. First Edition $55. USD 

0516. H. M. Tomlinson. Norman Douglas. Harper & Brothers 1931 79 pgs. Red cloth, without dust jacket. Octavo. 1st U.S. Edition [so stated] Chip to head of spine (label in tact) edgewear; otherwise, very good+ condition. Critical biography of Norman Douglas, travel writer, essayist, and novelist  $20. USD 

0517. Lawrence Langer. G.B.S. and the Lunatic. NY Atheneum 1963 313 pgs with index. 1st Edition [so stated] Very good condition with good dust jacket "Reminiscences of the long, lively & affectionate friendship between George Bernard Shaw & the author." The author founded the Theater Guild..$15.USD 

0518. Edith O'Shaugnessy. A Diplomat's Wife in Mexico. New York: Harper, 1916. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. $10.USD 

0519. Etta Shiber. Paris Underground. NY, Scribner's , 1943 First "A" Edition Hardcover,edgeworn, spinehead/heel bumped, stains, else VG/ badly chipped DJ. World War II resistance memoir. $10.USD 

0520. Lawrence Durrell & Henry Miller. A Private Correspondence. E.P. Dutton NY 1963 First edition. F/F  Covers 1936 to 1959. $15. USD 

0521. Norman Mailer. Existential Errands. Little, Brown and Co. (1976) Boston Near Very Good in soiled, yellowing  DJ with small closed tears 1st Edition HC Bumping to the spine, yellowed pages, faded boards edges. $10. USD 

0522. Gertrude Stein. Picasso. London: B.T.Batsford, Ltd., 1948 Repr. With additional illustrations VG/VG. Jacket slightly chipped and worn. $25. USD 

0523. Will Rogers.Letters of a Self-Made Diplomat to His President. Oklahoma St. Univ. 1977 Near Fine/Near Fine An attractive, light soil, solid copy in a very nice dust jacket. $10. 

0524. George Rodger.Far on the Ringing Plains. 75,000 Miles with a Photo Reporter NY Macmillan 1943. Very Good. out of print. Illustrated by George Rodger. First edition. $25. USD 
 
0525. Harry S. Truman.Year of Decisions. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1955.  Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. 8 1/2 x 5 2/3.  Slight darkening of inside covers. Front of DJ is soiled and spine is yellowed. Picture of Truman on back in nice shape 

0526. Bob Hope.The Last Christmas Show. Doubleday NY 1974 1st Ed. HB Vg+/VG+ Dj. Gift inscrp. ffep. Dj/very sl. edgewear. b/w photos illus. 4to $20. USD 

0527. Sven Stolpe. Dag Hammarskjold A Spiritual Portrait. New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1966. Fine burgundy cloth in very good DJ  English translation by Naomi Walford. Illustrated by Frontis photo. 1st US edition. $10. USD 

0528. Christopher Milne. The Path Through the Trees. New York Dutton 1979. Very Good. First American Edition. DJ sun spine, mild scuff, mild chips. $15. USD 

0529. Graham Greene. Ways of Escape. NY Simon & Schuster 1980. ISBN:0-671-41219-1. NF/VG DJ.  First Edition.$25. USD 

0530. Abe Hollandersky. The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy. Los Angeles: Abe the Newsboy, 1957. 21st edition. Signed. VG no DJ  $15. USD 

0531. Elizabeth Drexel Lehr. King Lehr and the Gilded Age With Extracts from the Locked Diary of Harry Lehr. With 32 illustrations.Phila. & London:  J.B. Lippincott, 1935. VG/ No DJ previous owner's bookplate. $10. USD 

0532. George D. Painter. Marcel Proust Volume One. NY: Random House, 1959 Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. $8. USD 

0533. D. B. Wyndham-Lewis. King Spider Some aspects of Louis XI of France and his companions. New York/Hartford, CT: Coward-McCann/Edwin Mitchell, 1929. VG No D.J. Out of Print, decorated cloth, gilt lettering; 501 pages 1st Edition. $12. USD 

0534. Stanley Weintraub. Beardsley. NY George Braziller 1967. Stated first printing Very Good in edge chipped DJ $15. USD 

0535. Miriam J. Benkovitz. Ronald Firbank. : A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969 First Edition. VG Rubbed No DJ $8. USD 

0536. Robert H. Fuller. Jubilee Jim: The Life of Colonel James Fisk, Jr. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1928 Near Very Good /No Jacket. First Edition. $10. USD 

0537. Jean Paul Sartre. Saint Genet. New York: George Braziller, 1963 Hard Cover. 1st U.S. Edition. VG/ in soiled else VG DJ $12. USD 

0538. Robert W. Fenton. The Big Swingers A Biography (of Edgar Rice Burroughs) 
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1967 Cloth. First Edition. Octavo. 258 pages. Illustrated, mostly from  vintage stills from TARZAN movies. Appendices, including Notes, "99 Days", "War Correspondent", Proposal for a National Reserve Army, Burroughs' Novel list, Ape-English Dictionary Badly soiled else VG/ badly chipped DJ $20, USD 

0539. Sebastian Juan Arbo. Cervantes Vanguard NY 1955 First edition.VG/ in edge worn DJ Translated by Ilsa Barea. $10. USD 

0540. Anne Sebba. Mother Teresa Beyond the Image. New York: Doubleday, 1997 Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. ISBN:0385489528. Tight copy. 297 indexed pages. B&W photos. Book has very light edge/shelf wear. DJ has some minor soil. $10. USD 

0541. George Cronyn. The Fool of Venus: The Story of Peire Vidal.  New York: Covici Friede, 1934 Cloth. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. map endpapers stains to boards. $8. USD 

0542. James Agee. The Letters of James Agee to Father Flye.New York: Braziller, 1962 Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Trade.  published posthumously  $15. USD 

0543. Duncan Aikman.Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats. New York: HENRY HOLT, 1927. Cloth. G. First Edition with clipped endpaper edgewear No DJ. . $15. USD 

0544. Loren Paine. Tom Horn- Man of the West. Barre, MA: Barre Publishing, 1963. Stated First American Edition, Fine in Near Fine price clipped DJ. $30. USD 

0545. Hans Zinsser.As I Remember Him. : The Biography of (Dr) R.S.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1940. First edition. Very good/Good  DJ Disguised autobiography. $25. USD 

0546. J.C. Reid. Frances Thompson Man and Poet. Westminster, MD: Newman Press, 1960. First US Edition VG in edge chipped DJ stamp of convent on fep. $15. USD 

0547. Dalton Trumbo. Additional Dialogue. Letters of Dalton Trumbo, 1942-1962. NY: M. Evans,  1970. First Edition. Edited by Helen Manfull. With a foreword and a postscript by  Trumbo. VG in edge chipped DJ $15. USD 

0548. Martin Seymour-Smith. Hardy. Bloomsbury, London, 1994. 1st Edition (stated). Hardbound; black cloth with gilt spine title. Black & white  photos. 886pp. VG with slight overall wear in VG dust jacket. Biography Thomas Hardy .$8. USD 

0549.Dorothy Emerson. Among the Mescalero Apaches: The Story of Father Albert Braun, O.F.M. Tucson: University of Arizona, 1973. xiv + 224 pages, with illustrations, bound in red-brown cloth with gold labels. Near Fine in chipped DJ.$15. USD 

0550. Alexander Woollcott. The Letters of Alexander Woollcott. New York: The Viking Press, 1944 Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Very Good DJ. First Edition Edited by Beatrice Kaufman and Joseph Hennessey. $25. USD 

0551. Alice B. Toklas. Staying On Alone- The Letters of Alice B. Toklas.NY, Liveright, 1973 First edition. Full purple cloth boards. VG/VG. $25. USD 

0552, Joseph Conrad. Conrad to a Friend.  150 Selected Letters From Joseph Conrad to Richard Crule. New York: Doubleday, Gardern City, Doran, 1928 Very Good/No Jacket. Some edgewear Edited with an introduction by Richard Curl. $25, USD 

0553. H. Allen Smith. Lo, the Former Egyptian. Garden City Doubleday 1947. VG/G. Binding strong. Text clean and complete. Edgewear and rubbing to jacket and book. First Edition stated $12. USD 

0554. Forrest Crissy. Tattlings of a Retired Politician being the letters (non-patisan) of Hon. William Bradley, Ex-Governor and former vetren of practical politics, written to his friend and protege Ned, who is busy "carving carving a career back in the old state." Chicago: Clarkson & Cooper, 1904. Cracked hinges else a Good copy No DJ of "Special Limited Political Edition"  $15. USD 

0556. Ellis Amburn. Pearl; the Obsessions and Passions of Janis Joplin. A Biography. New York: Warner Books, 1992 1st Printing stated. Fine in DJ with two tiny tears else Near Fine. $10. USD 

0557. Christopher Ward. The Saga of Cap'n John Smith, Being an Account of His Dervice in the Warre in Hungaria, Also His Expedition Into Vaiginia and Being Saved By an Indian Princess 
New York: Harper and Bros, 1928 Hard Cover. Good soiled/No Jacket. 1st. edition stated $8. USD 

0558. Bliss Perry. Park-Street Papers. Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1908 1st ed. very good, decorated olive green cloth, teg. 277pp "The papers now gathered in this volume, in the author's tenth year of service as editor of The Atlantic Monthly, are concerned with the magazine itself, with its pleasant home in Park Street, and with some of the writers who have given distinction to its pages.". $20.USD 

0559. John Myers Myers.The Deaths of the Bravos. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1962). First Edition remains of bookplate, inked out stamp of the Arizona Historical Society. VG No DJ 
. $10. USD 

0560. William Manchester. American Caesar. Boston: Little Brown, 1978  First Edition stated. Very Good in edgechipped Near Good DJ $10. USD 

0561. Peter Freuchen. Peter Freuchen's Adventures in the Arctic. New York: Julian Messner, Inc, 1960. Very Good in moderately chipped DJ. $10. USD 

0562. G.W.Townsend. Our Martyred President Memorial Life of William McKinley. Philadelphia and Chicago Memorial Publishing Company [1901] loose and edgeworn, Many photos and illustrations Good only. $12. USD 

0564. Antoni Gromowicz. Bela Schick and the World of Children. NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1954 VG/ Fair DJ edge chiped and rubbed. Biography of the inventor of the Schick test for diptheria.  $12. USD 

0565. George Burns. Gracie A Love Story. New York : Putnam's, 1988. hardback; condition fine/fine; 1st printing   $10. USD 

0566. Philip Deane. I Should Have Died. NY: Atheneum, 1977 First American Edition.  VG,/VG DJ  $8. USD 

0567. Lewis H. Conarroe. Off My Sea Chest. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1947 Cloth. Very Good/Good DJ First Edition. . Dust Jacket is edgeworn and slightly chipped with a few tears as well.  $8, USD 

0568. Eugene McCarthy. Up 'Til Now.  San Diego, CA.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987 . Very Good/Near Very Good DJ with sticker scar and tear at corner. First Edition.  Remainder mark  $8. USD 

0569. Jack Jefford. Winging It! Chicago: Rand McNally, 1981  Near Fine/Very Good DJ ISBN:528811118. dj wearing along edges,  Illustrated by photographs. first edition  $15. USD 

0570. Maurice Girodias. The Frog Prince.New York, NY Crown Publishers 1980. Fine First edition (stated) in a fine DJ. $25. USD 
 
0571. Cynthia Asquith. Married to Tolstoy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1961, VG/No DJ First Printing and First American Edition stated, some edgewear. $20. USD 

0572. Anais Nin & Henry Miller.A Literate Passion., Letters 1932-1953. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. New York, 1987. First edition. stated Near fine in Like DJ  $20. USD 
 
0573. Captain Theodore Goodridge Roberts. Tom Akerley. His Adventures in the Tall Timber and at Gaspard's Clearing on the Indian River. Illustrated by Ernest Fuhr. Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1923. First edition. Green pictorial cloth designed in orange and black. Frontispiece & 4 plates. Shelf wear to edges, moderate soiling of cloth Near Very Good/ No DJ $25. USD 
 

0574. Emma-Lindsay Squier. Gringa. New York Houghton, Mifflin Co. 1934. Good./ Good DJ. Brown clth boards. Some light rubbing to edges. Prev owner name and inscriptions. Maps on Endpapers and photo illustrations. Squier tells of her extensive travels in Mexico. 1st edition.. $15. USD 

0575.Barry M.Goldwater with Jack Casserly Goldwater. NY Doubleday 1988. Hard bound with the DJ, illustrated, VG/VG. FIRST EDITION. $8. USD 
 
0576. Jean Burton. Heyday of a Wizard Daniel Home, the Medium NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. VG stated first edition/ No Jacket. $10. USD

0577. Charles A, Siringo. Riata and Spurs. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1927. First Edition, First Issue. Classic autobiography of legendary cowboy and detective. Tan pictorial boards lettered in brown. Light shelfwear at corners, ends of spine, VG/ No DJ $100.

0578. Gordon Lonsdale. Spy Twenty Years in Soviet Secret Service NY: Hawthorne Books,  1965. Hardcover 1st American Stated VG/VG $10.

0579. Aleksei Myagkov. Inside the KGB. NY: Arlington House, 1978. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. $10. USD

0580. Robert Shelton.No Direction Home. The Life and Music of Bob Dylan New York: Beech Tree Books, 1986 Paper Boards with Cloth Sp. Fine/Fine 1st Ed $15.

0581.Brian Boyd. Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1991 ISBN: 069106797X; first printing; hardcover in dust jacket; book and jacket in Fine Condition $15. USD