Collection of Biographies

Collection of ten vintage and antiquarian hardcover biographies. Books show a bit of wear and soil, but overall it's a nice clean lot. Detailed descriptions below.





TitleAuthorPublisherBook ConditionYearCondition Notes
THE LIFE, SPEECHES, AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JAMES A. GARFIELDConwell, Russell H.George Stinson & CoGood1881brown cover with black & gilt lettering & decorations. Illustrated with engravings. 384 pages 5'x7.5' Wear at corners and edges, foxing, tanned pages, staining of page edges. A look at the life of Garfield; twentieth president of the United States. Including an account of his assassination, lingering pain, death and burial.
THE LIFE OF ANDREW JACKSON Complete in one volume. Part One: The Border Captain; part Two: Portrait of a President.James, Marquis1938 Bobbs Merrill, IndianapolisGood1938red cover with black & gilt ltg & dec on spine. Illus with photos, maps & facsimilies. 972 pgs 6'x9.5' indexed. About Very Good
ALBERT SCHWEITZERRegester , John DickinsonThe Abingdon PressGood19315 x 8 hard cover book, 2nd printing. 145 pgs. Book is in good condition with browned pages, wear, and soil.
DISRAELIMaurois, AndreD.Appleton and Co.Good19285.5x8.5 hard cover,purple with gold lettering on front cover and spine..owners name,cover edges faded ,spine faded,spine ends worn. 378 pages.
LINDBERGH THE LONE EAGLEFife, George BuchanaA. L. Burt CompanyGood1927This hard cover book has a red cover with gilt lettering on the front and spine of the cover. A biography on Charles A. Lindbergh. His life and achievements. Black and white photo illustrations throughout the book. 282 pages. Generally clean and tight.
THE LIFE OF PASTEURRadot, Rene Vallerydoubleday Page and CompanyGood1923This 5.5"x8.5" hard cover book has a blue cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. A biography on Louis Pasteur. Edgewear, spine faded. 484 indexed pages.
REMINISCENCES: Two VolumesMcCarthy. JustinHarper and Brothers PublishersGood1900These two antique, 5.5"x8.5" hard cover books have green covers with gilt lettering on the front and spine of the cover. There are large water stains and the pages are wavy. A autobiography on Justin Mccarthy. Generally clean, some signatures in the binding are loose. 387, 423 indexed pages.
SCHOOLMASTER OF YESTERDAYKennedy, Millard FillmoreWhittlesey HouseGood1940This 5.5"x8.5" hard cover book has a tan cover with blue lettering on the spine of the cover. A book about education and 3 generations of teaching in Bourbon County, Kentucky ,even in a log schoolhouse. 359 pages. Book is in good condition woith browned pages/spine/cover edges, wear and soil.
The Life of Alice Freeman PalmerPalmer, George HerbertHoughton Mifflin CompanyGood19085.5 x 8 hard cover book. Gold lettering on the dark green spine and cover. A biography of Alice Freeman Palmer. 349 pages. Pasted in article. Gift inscription. Tanned pages. Wear and soil. 20th Impression. Top edge gilt. Good condition.