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1 A Tribute to Princess Diana
New York Biograph Communications 1997 Stapled Pictorial Wraps Very Good Small Quarto 
Reissue of 'Princess Diana: Queen of Hearts.' 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Biographical Dictionary of the American Congress 1774-1961
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1961 Hard Cover (x-lib) G-VG No Jacket Thick Small Quarto 
X-lib with usual markings and labels. Title page wrinkled. Top corners lightly bumped. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Elvis Album
New York Beekman House 1991 0517060906 / 9780517060902 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good (small fault) No Jacket as Issued Quarto 
An excellent pictorial biography, with hundreds of photos and reproductions of contemporary newspaper and magazine stories. Gilt titles on burgundy cover, with color photo paste-on. Two tiny, light, facing smudges on fep and ffep. A very nice copy of this title. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Great Generals By Great Authors
New York Wm. L. Allison Good No Jacket 
Cover title 'Celebrated Generals,' a volume of Allison's Select Library. Contains short biographies of Hannibal (by Thomas Arnold), Julius Caesar (H.G. Liddell), Oliver Cromwell (Alphonse de Lamartine), and Frederick the Great (Thomas Babbington Macaulay). Black and gilt pictorial titles on red cloth. Cover worn at base of spine, spot on rear. An attractive book. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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5 Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Richard P. Bland (Late a Representative from Missouri), Delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate, Fifty-Sixth Congress, First Session
Washington, D.C. Govt. Printing Office 1900 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as Issued Small Quarto 
Bright gilt titles on black cloth-covered embossed boards. Fresh, bright engraved portrait frontis, with tissue overlay. These memorial volumes are not uncommon, but one seldom finds one this nice. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Proceedings of the State and Assembly of New York on the Life, Character and Public Services of Roswell P. Flower
Albany James B. Lyon 1900 Good No Jacket as Issued Thin Small Quarto 
Attractive gilt portrait and titles on green cloth. Engraved portrait frontis. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Richard Wagner, 3-Vol. Boxed Set
New York Time, Inc. 1972 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket as Issued In Slipcase Small Quarto 
Includes Robert W. Gutman's 'Richard Wagner: The Man, His Mind, and His Music'; John Culshaw's 'Ring Resounding'; and Bernard Shaw's 'The Perfect Wagnerite: a Commentary on the Niblung's Ring.' A beautiful set, in faux leather cloth bindings, with color paste-on. As new, in like slipcase. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Sylvester Clark Smith (Late a Representative from California) Memorial Addresses
Washington U.S. Government Printing Office 1914 Hard Cover Good (cover spotted) No Jacket as Issued Thin Large Octavo 
Gilt titles on black cloth. Contents tight and clean, with fine engraved portrait frontis. 2" tear in tissue overlay. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 The Garfield Memorial
Cleveland Garfield National Memorial Association 1894 Hard Cover Very Good (small faults) No Jacket Oblong Octavo 
Silver titles on blue cloth. Just starting at hinges. A clean, fresh copy - so nice that at first glance I assumed that it was a modern reprint. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Abels, Jules Man on Fire: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty
New York The Macmillan Co. 1971 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ VG- (sev. small edge tears) Large Octavo 
Gilt titles on deep red cloth. 418pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Adams, Ansel, with Mary Street Alinder Ansel Adams: An Autobiography
New York Little, Brown & Co. 1996 0821222414 / 9780821222416 1st Trade Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Adams, Charles Francis Charles Francis Adams 1835-1915: An Autobiography
Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co. 1920 7th Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
Gilt titles on black cloth. 217pp + index. Memoir of the Civil War general, Union-Pacific chairman, economist, education reformer and historian. Includes the memorial address delivered Nov. 17, 1915, by Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Adams, Henry The Education of Henry Adams, 2-vol. Set
New York Time, Inc. 1964 Trade Paperback Near Fine 

Price: 7.00 USD
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14 Adams, Henry The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography
New York The Modern Library 1999 067964010X / 9780679640103 1st Thus Soft Cover Near Fine Octavo 

Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Adams, John and Abigail; L. H. Butterfield, Marc Friedlaender, Mary-Jo Kline, eds. The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of the Adams Family, 1762-1784
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1975 0674078551 / 9780674078550 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Good (faults) Large Octavo 
"John and Abigail wrote to each other as 'dearest friend' with an ardor about each other, a realism about the world, and exaltation of the Revolution, that lifts these 'familiar letters' above anything 'familiar' I can think of in the writings of America's classical leaders." --Alfred Kazin, New Republic. 460pp. Dust jacket edgeworn, with a 1"x1" chip top front. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Addenbrooke, Alice B. The Mistress of the Mansion
Palo Alto Pacific Books 1959 Soft Cover Very Good Octavo 
A biography of Mrs. Allison Bowers, who with her husband Sandy made a fortune in the Nevada mines, and an account of the Bowers Mansion in Washoe County, Nevada. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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17 Ahlstrom, Sydney, and Robert Bruce Scientific Theist: A Life of Francis Ellingwood Abbot
Macon Mercer University Press 1987 0865542368 / 9780865542365 Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Ahmedi, Farah, with Tamin Arisary The Story of My Life: An Afghan Girl on the Other Side of the Sky
New York Spotlight Entertainment 2005 1416906703 / 9781416906704 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Octavo 

Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Alden, John R. George Washington, a Biography
Norwalk The Easton Press 1993 Full Leather Hard Cover As New No Jacket as Issued Large Octavo 
Bright ornate gilt titles on black leather, with hubbed spine. 326pp., heavily gilt edged in 22K gold. Archival quality paper. Pale yellow silk moire end papers. Bound-in satin ribbon bookmark. Unmarked series bookplate laid in. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Alexander, John T. Catherine the Great: Life and Legend
New York Oxford University Press 1989 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 

Price: 6.00 USD
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