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If you are looking for some fascinating insights into your favorite authors, actors, or politicians, be sure to look through the rare biographies section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a wide diversity of content featured in the rare biographies section of the Biblio Rare Book Room, and many of the rare and hard-to-find books are signed by the authors or featured subjects.



Said Bin Sultan (1791-1856) Ruler of Oman and Zanzibar His Place in the History of Arabia and East Africa by Rudolph Said - Ruete ( Said-Ruete)

London: Alexander-Ouseley, Limited, 1929. "Said bin Sultan/(1791-1856)/Ruler of Oman and Zanzibar/His Place in the History of/Arabia and East Africa/by/Rudolph Said-Ruete/With a Foreword by/Maj-Gen. Sir Percy Cox,/G.C.M.G.,G.C.I.E.,K.C.S.I./Alexander-Ouse...

From Winchester Antiquarian Books

£4,850.00


Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets, each volume housed in a full crimson morocco Solander case by Winston S. Churchill

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets, each volume housed in its own full crimson morocco Solander case. The British first tr...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,670.00


The Basketball Diaries (Association Copy) by Carroll, Jim; [Berrigan, Ted; Notley, Alice]

Bolinas, CA: Tombouctou, 1978. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. A fantastic association copy, signed by Jim Carrol, inscribed to poets Ted Berrigan and his wife Alice Notley on the half-title page, "To Ted + Alice, 'I...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$5,500.00


My first seventy-six years by Schacht, Hjalmar

London: Allan Wingate. Hardcover. B0007IWY90 Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 552 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "One of the most important autobiographies of the post-war period, for there can be few pe...

From RareNonFiction.com

$5,500.00


Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets by Winston S. Churchill

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This superlative full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets is the best we have offered. The British first trade edition of Winston Churchil...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,460.00


Lord Randolph Churchill, signed and dated by Churchill by Winston S. Churchill

London: Odhams Press Limited, 1952. Hardcover. This is a signed and dated copy of the 1952 edition of Lord Randolph Churchill, Winston Churchill's biography of his father. The inscription in three lines in black ink on the first free endpaper reads:...

From Churchill Book Collector

$4,725.00


A Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela - Signed Limited Edition by Mandela, Nelson

Little, Brown & Co., 1994. Hardcover. Book is in Fine as new condition. 1st printing. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. This is one of 1000 numbered edition quarter bound in leather and signed on the limitation page by Nelson Mandela. In custom made green slipc...

From Blue Sky Books

$4,250.00


Moon Walk by Michael Jackson

U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company Inc., pp. 283, b/w and colour photographs, SIGNED in blue ink by Jackson on the free end page.Possibly signed and inscribed by Michael Jackson on half title page 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. S...

From The Edmonton Book Store

$3,500.00


James Edward Austen Leigh A Memoir by Mary Augusta Austen Leigh

Roehampton: For Private Circulation, 1911. Pages viii; 351 [352]. PRESENTATION COPY from the author, Christmas 1912. Original plain green cloth, titles in gilt on spine and front panel. Some marking to front board. Blind ownership stamp on front f...

From Winchester Antiquarian Books

£2,200.00


My Early Life, finely bound by Winston S. Churchill

London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Leather_bound. This is a finely bound copy of the first edition, first printing of Churchill’s autobiography. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great ma...

From Churchill Book Collector

$2,100.00


God's Dividend by David L. An Anonymous Alcoholic

Hardcover. Good. Signed and Inscribed by the author as follows:"To Mary Matheny, one who still seeks our way of life. Good Luck". "From David L." "Pooyes, 2547 S. Bronson, Los Angeles, RE 5496". Edgeworn bindings with spinal and corner end board exposur...

From Akula Books

$1,999.95


Irving's Life of Washington [5 volumes-leather] by Irving, Washington

GP Putnam and Company, NY, 1859. Hardcover. Fine. "George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States (1789-97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Father...

From civilizingbooks

$1,650.00


English Men of Letters [38 volumes] by Morley, John

Harper & Brothers, NY, 1901. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. "English Men of Letters was a series of literary biographies written by leading literary figures of the day and published by Macmillan, under the general editorship of John Morley. The orig...

From civilizingbooks

$1,650.00


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