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Image for Queen Elizabeth II: A Biography.

Queen Elizabeth II: A Biography.

By: Campbell, Judith.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Artus Books.: 1979.

Seller ID: 14801

Condition: Fine book in lightly shelf worn dust jacket.


Affectionate portrait of the Queen from childhood to her current role. Color and black & white photos throughout. View more info

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My Well-Balanced Life on a Wooden Leg.

By: Capp, Al. Foreword by John Updike.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara., John Daniel & Co.: 1991.

Seller ID: 13617

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Autobiographical essays by the late creator of Li'l Abner. Also included is Capp's Life of Capp, a cartoon autobiography drawn for W.W.II veteran amputees. View more info

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The Queen Mother.

By: Cathcart, Helen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., W. H. Allen.: 1965.

Edition: 3rd printing, September, 1965.

Seller ID: 14777

Condition: Fine in very good shelf worn dust jacket.


Noted on the dust jacket: This is the "first full and totally unrestricted biography of H. M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother." Sixteen pages of black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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Great Short Biographies of the World: A Collection of Short Biographies, Literary Portraits, and Memoirs Chosen from the Literatures of the Ancient and Modern World.

By: Clark, Barrett H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Tudor Publishing Company.: 1937.

Edition: First New Edition, January , 1937.

Seller ID: 16661

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Light rubbing to boards. Titles bright. Damp stain & page wrinkle to rear section with no effect on text. Binding is tight & square. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper.


Forty nine biographies translated from the source language and presented in six sections: The Ancient World, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Europe, 17th Century Europe, 18th Century Europe, and 19th Century Europe & the United States. View more info

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American in the Rough.

By: Coffman, W. M. (Bill). Foreword by Bob Considine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1955.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15014

Condition: Very good in good to fair dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Light dust soil to top edge. Jacket edge worn with small chips & fading to spine.


Rags to riches autobiography. Inscribed by the author in 1955. Plus business card laid in with another inscription on back. View more info

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Present Tense. An American Editor's Odyssey.

By: Cousins, Norman.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7614

Condition: Fine in fine price clipped jacket.


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Edward VII and His Circle.

By: Cowles, Virginia.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Hamish Hamilton.: 1956.

Edition: First Edition. Photocopy of lineage & ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales laid in.

Seller ID: 10998

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Slight spine slant. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Plate on page 208 loosening. Two small soil spots on fore edge. Boards bright with light fading and wear to spine.


Black & white photos & illustrations including frontispiece of Edward VII. View more info

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Queen Elizabeth II.

By: Crawford, Marion ("Crawfie")

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., George Newnes Ltd.: 1952.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15026

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Boards rubbed at extremities. Book opened heavily at title page. Text & illustrations bright. Jacket rubbed & soiled with edge wear & chip to top front corner & tear to rear flap.


Written by the royal governess. Originally published the year before as a serial in Woman's Own magazine as "Princess Elizabeth - the Woman." Black & white plus a few colour photo illustrations. Two page genealogical tree. View more info

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In the Shadow of the Flame: Three Journeys.

By: Croyden, Margaret.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Continuum Publishing.: 1993.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 11362

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new save for small crease on front jacket flap.


Journeys of self discovery by the theater critic & writer. From the Chronicles of Transformation series. View more info

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Diana: The Lonely Princess.

By: Davies, Nicholas.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Birch Lane Press Book. Carol Publishing Group.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition. First printing.

Seller ID: 17076

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Written before her death, a rather sordid look at her life after the breakup of her marriage to Prince Charles. Photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Soldier of Democracy: A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower.

Soldier of Democracy: A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower.

By: Davis, Kenneth S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday, Doran & Co.: 1945.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14248

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Book-plate & crack at title page. Else a clean & tight copy. Jacket has large chip at bottom corner of front panel with smaller chips at spine ends & corners.


Full biography of Eisenhower through the war years. Two obituaries of Eisenhower pasted to half title page. Map illustrated endpapers. View more info

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Johnny Came Lately.

By: De Cordova, Fred.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8518

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Very slight spine slant.


Autobiography of the Exec. Producer of the Tonight Show. View more info

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Into an Old Room: A Memoir of Edward Fitzgerald.

By: de Polnay, Peter.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Creative Age Press.: 1949.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 10155

Condition: Near fine lacking dust jacket. Book is clean and tight. Small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown.


Black & white photo frontispiece of Edward Fitzgerald. View more info

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The New Noah's Ark.

By: Demaison, Andre.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., The Macmillan Co.: 1940.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 18758

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. San Francisco bookstore (Newbegin's) sticker & penciled price on rear pastedown. Jacket edge worn with closed tear at tip of rear top corner.


Translated from the French by Eric Sutton. Demaison's autobiographical account of his sail along Africa's coast from Gaboon to Guinea collecting rare beasts on his old schooner the New Noah's Ark. View more info

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Princess Margaret: A Life Unfulfilled.

By: Dempster, Nigel.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1982.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 14774

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Small crease at top of front jacket flap. A nice copy.


Candid & sympathetic portrayal of the Princess by the well known London gossip columnist. View more info

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The Royal Family Album.

By: Digby, Helen.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Smithmark Publishers.: 1993.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15031

Condition: Fine in near fine lightly shelf worn dust jacket.


Over 600 black & white and color illustrations. Text & captions by Helen Digby. View more info

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A Bedouin Boyhood.

By: Diqs, Isaak.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers.: 1969.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 14653

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Small bookstore stamp (Paul Elder, San Francisco) on rear pastedown. Jacket edge worn with small chips at spine ends & corners with light rubbing. Book is clean in tight binding.


Autobiography of a bedouin raised near the Negev desert in Palestine. Begins in 1948, a decade before the establishment of the state of Israel. His first 20 years set with the background of tribal life. View more info

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Chronicle of the Queen Mother.

By: Dobson, Christopher (Editor-in-chief).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London., Dorling Kindersley.: 1995.

Seller ID: 14791

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Erasure mark on top corner of red front free endpapers. Book is bright in solid binding. Jacket has small closed tear at foot of spine. No rubbing to white jacket background as is usual.


"The story of her life in words & pictures." View more info

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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

By: Donaldson, Frances.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia., Lippincott.: 1977,

Seller ID: 14800

Condition: Very good in good dust jacket. Light toning to board edges & endpapers. Text clean & tight. Jacket partially price clipped with closed tears along edges. Now protected in mylar.


Full biography of both from their child hoods, marriage, Edward VIII's abdication, and the monarchy with emphasis on Empire politics and World War II. View more info

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Heroes of Insurgency.

By: Dreier, Thomas.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston., Human Life Pub.: c. 1910.

Seller ID: 8218

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket (as issued?). Small damp spots on boards. Spine faded. Former owner's penciled notes on front free endpaper.


Frontispiece of Robert M. LaFollette. Eight biographies of leaders in the Insurgency or Progressive Republicanism movement. View more info