Topic: Biography & Memoir
(BINDINGS - FINELY BOUND SETS)
224 x 137 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). 16 volumes. Various editions. FINE CONTEMPORARY TREE OR POLISHED CALF, raised bands, spines intricately gilt in more
(FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS). BLACK, JOHN
Edinburgh: John Murray, 1810.
280 x 215 mm. (11 x 8 1/2"). Two volumes. FIRST EDITION. Once very handsome and still quite appealing contemporary citron straight-grain morocco, elaborately decorated more
Philadelphia: A. Hart, 1852.
262 x 178 mm. (10 5/16 x 7"). Three volumes. Very attractive contemporary light tan half calf over marbled boards, raised bands, spines heavily gilt more
(BINDINGS - MAUDE NATHAN). MACAULAY, THOMAS BABINGTON
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1901.
220 x 170 mm. (8 5/8 x 6 3/4"). 2 p.l., 276 pp. FINE CONTEMPORARY BROWN MOROCCO, GILT, BY MAUDE NATHAN (signed in gilt and more
(SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS). PLUTARCH
Boston & New York: Shakespeare Head Press, 1928.
235 x 159 mm. (9 1/4 x 6 1/4"). Eight volumes. Translated by James Amyot and Thomas North. No. 152 OF 500 COPIES. Quite attractive more
Toronto: Harper Flamingo Canada, 2001.
8vo. First edition, full number line. Navy paper boards with silver lettering to spine. xiv, 254 p.p. Minor bruising to spine ends. Dust jacket has more
(BINDINGS - RIVIERE). (GOLDSMITH, OLIVER). PRIOR, JAMES
London: John Murray, 1837.
220 x 138 mm. (8 5/8 x 5 1/2"). Two volumes. FIRST EDITION. LOVELY PERIOD SPRINKLED CALF, BY ROBERT RIVIERE (stamp-signed R. Riviere on verso more
(BINDINGS - AMERICAN). JOHN FROST
Philadelphia: Leary & Getz, 1854.
230 x 145 mm. (9 x 5 3/4"). 672 pp.,  leaves (ads). Publisher's red morocco, lavishly gilt, covers with ornate frame enclosing cathedral-style ornament, more
(ISLAM). IRVING, WASHINGTON
London: John Murray, 1850.
223 x 140 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). With the collection title in both volumes but without the vol. II title page ("Lives of more
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
8vo. First edition stated. SIGNED with inscription by author dated 1998 to FFEP. Quarter black cloth with blue paper boards, red lettering to spine, dust more
Charles, Ray and David Ritz
New York: The Dial Press, 1978.
8vo. First printing stated. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. xii, 340 p.p. Bumping to spine ends, rubbing to corners. Darkening and bumping more
Jones, Spider and Michael Hughes
Toronto: ECW Press, 2010.
8vo. SIGNED with inscription by Spider Jones to half title page. Second printing. Soft cover, 279 p.p. +  p.p. photos in colour and B&W. more
Boston: Beacon Books, 1997.
First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hannah Nyala on the verso of the half title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "For Chris- With great admiration and more
Bermingham, Cornelius John (Spike)
Burlington, Ontario: Spiritwood Press, 2000.
8vo. Soft cover. XI, 269 pp. B&W photos in-text. Fine. The memoirs of Canadian construction businessman Spike Bermingham, whose family business has long been involved more
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
Inscribed by Didion on the title page. Near Fine in a Near Fine jacket, unclipped ($23.95), lightly bumped and rubbed. Quarter green buckram with cream more
Little, Brown, 1972.
Tight, clean. DJ shows light edgewear, creases to flaps. more
McCarthy, Josť Campion
Elsa Campion MD, 2019.
This work is based on my belief that it is useful, if not necessary, to know under what influences we grew up. I cannot imagine more
Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1988.
Foreword by John Houseman. Fine. Brown leather with gilt lettering and designs on the spine and boards. Square and firmly bound with gilded edges. A more
Penguin Books, 2019.
Esteemed biographer and legendary literary editor Claire Tomalin's stunning memoir of a life in literature "[An] intelligent and humane book...There is genuine appeal in watching more
Ecco Press, 2020.
One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Year: Vogue, Parade, Esquire, Bitch, and Maclean's A New York Times and Washington Post Book to Watch more