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Biography & Autobiography

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Biography & Autobiography

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American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee, Abbott, Karen
1 Abbott, Karen American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
New York Randon House 2010 1400066913 / 9781400066919 Stated First edition Hardcover As New fine Jacket Signed
422pp. 8vo. With Author's Note, Table of Contents, Acknowledgments, Notes and Sources, Bibliography, Index, and Illustration Credits. Signed by author on full title page ("Sinfully yours, Karen Abbott"). Tight and unread, original $26.00 price is intact, no other marks, complete number line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1), gift quality. Brodart protected. Author also wrote "Sin in the Second City. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
2 Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; edited by Giada Diano and Matthew Gleeson Writing Across the Landscape Travel Journals 1960-2010
New York Liveright 2015 163149001X / 9781631490019 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
464pp. 8vo. Paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author to the title page. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, bright, tight, and Brodart protected. Complete number line from 1-10, stated First Edition. Embedded with facsimilie manuscript pages and poems, many never before published. Book consists of Previously Published Works; Author's Note; Editors' Introduction; First Time Abroad; Normandy Invasion (June 6, 1944); I The Sixties; II The Mexican Night; III The Seventies; IV The Eighties; V The Nineties; VI 2000-2010; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index. Gift quality book. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
3 Flynt, Wayne Mockingbird Songs My Friendship with Harper Lee
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2017 006266008X / 9780062660084 First edition. First Printing Hardcover As new 
215pp. 8vo. Illustrated cover, no dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page, which also has an embossed stamp saying "This copy is from Harper Lee's home state" within an outline of Alabama. Book was signed on publication date, May 2, 2017. Deckle fore-edge pages. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and gift quality. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
4 Ford, Richard Between Them Remembering My Parents
New York Ecco 2017 0062661884 / 9780062661883 First edition. First Printing Hardcover As new as new Jacket Signed
179pp. 5.25" x 7.75". Paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Deckle fore-edges. Signed by the author on a special publisher's page. Stated First Edition and complete number line starting with 1. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright and Brodart protected. Gift quality. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
Committed A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage, Gilbert, Elizabeth
5 Gilbert, Elizabeth Committed A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
New York Viking Adult 2010 0670021652 / 9780670021659 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket Signed
285pp. 8vo. Signed by author on title page. Complete number line. Opened only to be signed by author. Book is tight and unread. Pristine copy except for tiny black mark on lower right rear of dust jacket. Brodart protected. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
W. Eugene Smith Shadow Substance Life Work American Photographer, Hughes, Jim
6 Hughes, Jim W. Eugene Smith Shadow Substance Life Work American Photographer
New York McGraw-Hill 1989 0070311234 / 9780070311237 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket Signed
606 pp. Signed and inscribed ("The spirit of Gene Smith lives on in words & pictures, Jim Hughes") on title page. Spine ends bumped, otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. 
Price: 160.00 USD
 
 
Steve Jobs, Isaacson, Walter
7 Isaacson, Walter Steve Jobs
New York Simon & Schuster 2011 1451648537 / 9781451648539 Stated First edition Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
630pp. 8vo. First Simon & Schuster edition. The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Book is unread, tight, clean, unmarked, spine heel is slightly pushed, jacket is Brodart protected. Has a complete number line from 1-10 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
John Quincy Adams American Visionary, Kaplan, Fred
8 Kaplan, Fred John Quincy Adams American Visionary
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2014 0061915416 / 9780061915413 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
652pp. 8vo. Grey and black paper over boards with gilt on spine. Includes Introduction, 17 chapters, Acknowledgments, Biographical Essay, Notes, Index. Kaplan has signed his name only on the title page. A stated First Edition with a complete number line from 1-10, book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, straight, and it has a Brodart jacket protector. Spine ends slightly pushed with a tiny (1/5 inch) tear at spine head. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
Strength in What Remains, Kidder, Tracy
9 Kidder, Tracy Strength in What Remains
New York Random House 2009 First edition. First Printing Paperback Fine Signed
277pp. 8vo. An ARC (Advance Reading Copy) signed to title page by author, subtitle is A journey of remembrance and forgiveness. Includes an Author's Note; Introduction: Burundi, June 2006; Part One/FLIGHTS; Part Two/GUSIMBURA; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Some Historical Notes; Sources. Clean, tight, and unread. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
No Easy Day The Autobiography of a Navy Seal/The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden, Owen, Mark
10 Owen, Mark No Easy Day The Autobiography of a Navy Seal/The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden
New York Dutton 2012 0525953728 / 9780525953722 Stated First printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
316pp. 8vo. The First Edition First Printing of the controversial book by a former Navy Seal. Book is clean, straight, and unmarked with a complete number line (10 through 1) and a stated first printing. Book has its original price of $26.95 intact, and its jacket is Brodart protected. Spine heel slightly bumped. Book is unread. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
11 Shawcross, William QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY
London Macmillan 2009 0230747876 / 9780230747876 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover As new as new Jacket Signed
1120pp. 8vo. Book is still in publisher's shrinkwrap in a custom slipcase with the Queen Mother's photo on verso. Book is unread and in pristine, gift-quality condition. 
Price: 160.00 USD
 
 
12 Shields, Charles J. Mockingbird A Portrait of Harper Lee, from Scout to Go Set a Watchman
New York Henry Holt & Co. 2016 1250115833 / 9781250115836 First edition thus Hardcover Near fine near fine Jacket Signed
326pp. 8vo. Paper over boards, gilt on spine. Signed to title page by author. Full number line. Originally published by Henry Holt & Co. in hardcover in 2006, and in paperback by St. Martin's Griffin in 2007. This is the Revised and Updated version. Book is unread, tight, clean, unmarked, unclipped, and Brodart protected. Book has 12 chapters, an Epilogue, Notes, Bibliography, Ackownledments, and an Index. Spine heel has been bumped and the dust jacket is crinkled in that area. Spine head very slightly bumped, otherwise Fine. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
13 Smith, Patti M Train
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 1101875100 / 9781101875100 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
253pp, [1-6]. With 55 duotone photographs, with index. Small 8vo. Jacket front is a photograph of the author in a cafe, jacket verso is same location without anyone in it. . Brown cloth over boards, stamped M on jacket recto, gilt on spine. Signed by the author on the title page (There is a "Signed First Edition" sticker on the jacket cover). Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, clean, and Brodart protected. Gift quality. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
Outcasts United A Refugee Team, an American Town, St. John, Warren
14 St. John, Warren Outcasts United A Refugee Team, an American Town
New York Spiegel & Grau/Random House 2009 0385522037 / 9780385522038 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
307pp. 8vo. Signed boldly on title page by the author. A tight and unread copy, with original price intact and with no marks, complete number line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2), and First Edition stated. Brodart protected; gift quality. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Sum It Up, Summitt, Pat, with Sally Jenkins
15 Summitt, Pat, with Sally Jenkins Sum It Up
New York Crown/Archetype 2013 0385346875 / 9780385346870 Stated First edition Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
407pp. With Appendix, Acknowledgments, Photograph Credits, and Index. 8vo. Signed on a publisher's tipped-in page, book has a complete number line (10-1), is a stated First Edition, is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and has Brodart jacket protection. There is also an "Autographed Copy" sticker on front of jacket. Subtitle says it all (almost): "1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective." Slight push to spine head. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
Back From the Dead One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, Walton, Bill
16 Walton, Bill Back From the Dead One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
New York Simon & Schuster 2016 1476716862 / 9781476716862 First edition. First Printing Hardcover As new as new Jacket Mike DuBois Signed
327pp. 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page. Twenty-four pages of black and white and color photos. Art by Mike DuBois. Three pages of song titles. Book has a complete number line from 1-10, is unread, Brodart protected, and gift quality. An inspiring story. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
Autobiography of Mark Twain The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Volume 1, [Twain, Mark], Smith, Harriet Elinor, Editor
17 [Twain, Mark], Smith, Harriet Elinor, Editor Autobiography of Mark Twain The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Volume 1
Berkeley University of California Press 2010 0520267192 / 9780520267190 First edition. First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
736pp. This is the first printing with the ever important 1 in the number line. Tight, crisp and unread and covered with a mylar jacket protector. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 


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