Category: Biography


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By: (Jenkinson, Richard C., .

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, New Jersey, (No Publisher): 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 161

Condition: Very Good condition

8vo. Gilt lettered black quarter cloth and boards; portrait frontis; bookplate of Marguerite Kirk on front pastedown. One of 500 copies printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. Very light wear at spine tips. View more info

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Gold Rush Bishop, William Ingraham Kip, First Episcopal Bishop of California and His Family

By: Mary Judith Robinson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Telegraph Hill Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00001

ISBN: 096433822X

Condition: New, in publisher's shrinkwrap

8vo; xii, 579 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color), genealogical tables. This is the story of a pioneering cleric who established the Episcopal Church in California beginning in the Gold Rush, the Right Reverend William Ingraham Kip (1811-93) and members of his family who played important roles in American history. They counted Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution, merchants, physicians, philanthropists, poets and authors, an early anti-war activist, a Civil War officer (Kip's son), a U. S. President and Stuarts of Scotland. Bi... View more info

The Legendary American. The Remarkable Career and Strange Disappearance of Jim Thompson.

By: Warren, William.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1940

Edition: First Printing, so stated

Seller ID: 1553

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket

275 pp.; 8vo; decorative copper cloth in pictorial dust jacket; black & white photographs.Before vanishing into Malaysia's Cameron Highlands, Thompson was a living legend as 'king' of the Thai silk industry. View more info