Category: Auto/Biography


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Thomas Mann

By: White, Andrew

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Grove Press/Evergreen Pilot EP31, 1965

Edition: 1st Evergreen Pilot edition

Originally published the same year by Oliver & Boyd. Offers "a brief biographical account, a detailed survey of the writer's work, a report on the best published criticism, and a selected bibliography." 122 pages (including Bibliography). Rubbing, moderate general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

Majesty and Mischief

By: White, William S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macfadden 60-124, 1963

Edition: 1st Macfadden edition

Presents both positive and negative views of American president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Some slant, reading crease, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Story of a Literary Career

By: Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Holyoke, Elizabeth Towne, 1905

Edition: First Edition

To save herself some time, Wilcox wrote this little item to send to groups and reading clubs continually asking for information about her. "With description of Mrs. Wilcox's Home and Life, by Ella Giles Ruddy." 60 pages + 2 pages of advertisements for other Elizabeth Towne books, illustrated. Edgewear, soiled covers, impressions, a turned corner, dampstaining. Internally tight. View more info

HANDICAP RACE, The Inspiring Story of Roger Arnett

By: Wilson, Dorothy Clarke

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New YorkMcGraw-Hill Book Company,

in 1931, record-breaking track athlete Roger Arnett was on his way to a meet when a car accident left him a paraplegic in a time when paraplegia was not well understood, and meant endless battles with infections and other ailments; this is his story, from his marriage to a polio sufferer and their adoption of three children, to cultivating and cross-breeding prize-winning varieties of gladioli, to his ministry to bring hope and assistance to the physically disabled; this... View more info


By: Woodcock, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1987

Edition: First Edition

The second part of the author's autobiography, following 'Letter to the Past.' Chapter XXX, moving along quite nicely in its description of a legal spat between Margaret Atwood and Fraser Sutherland, and concerning a semi-fiction by someone named Wigle (said semi-fiction having been published by Sutherland, and having unflatteringly introduced Atwood as a character from real life), comes to an abrupt stop in mid-sentence at the bottom of page 267, skipping immediately t... View more info

GABRIEL DUMONT, The Metis Chief and His Lost World

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Hurtig Publishers, 1976

Edition: 1st hardcover edition

The story of Gabriel Dumont, "the legendary Metis plainsman, guerrilla general and enigmatic comrade of Louis Riel." Black cloth, 256 pages (including biographical notes and acknowledgements), map end papers, illustrated. View more info

Malcolm Lowry: The Man and His Work

By: Woodcock, George (editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press, 1971

A collection of essays presenting Lowry's work and the sources from which he constructed it. 174 pages (including Notes on Contributors and Selected Bibliography). Some slant, some sunning, crease to top left corner of back cover. View more info