New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Second printing before publication. Signed by Fonteyn on the title page with date 1980. A moving autobiography about both her illustrious ballet career as well as her private life. Bound in black cloth and in black and red pictorial dust jacket. In very good condition. With numerous b&w photos throughout. 266 pages plus index. Dance. Very Good / Very Good.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Near fine in near fine black and grey illustrated dust jacket with red title to front panel and to black spine panel. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Author's signature to title page. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. DANCE/040518. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Very good blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine and minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor foxing to end pages. Notes in pencil to rear paste down. Else is clean and bright. Index, 672 pages. AMERBIO/031912. Very Good.
New York: Stein and Day, (1967). Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good white and grey illustrated dustjacket with red title to front and spine panels. Fading to spine panel. Minor foxing to dust jacket and to end pages. Else is clean and bright with many photographic illustrations. 191 pages. FILM/7112. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: PublicAffairs, 2007. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Very minor bumps to spine ends. Pristine interior with eight pages of black and white photographic illustrations. Red illustrated dust jacket with white and and gold title to front and spine panels. Index, 345 pages. China. CHINA/110507. Fine in Fine DJ.
Bill, Nichols & Co., 1870. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good- in brown cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. Wear to exterior includes rubbing, bumping to spine ends and corners. Light Foxing throughout though text remains bright. Illustred by Cruikshank and others. 552 pages. English Biography. ENGHIS13/071099. Very Good -.
London: Hutchinson & Co., No Date. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading to spine and minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Color frontis + 23 illustrations. Minor foxing to a a few pages but text remains clean and bright. Binding nice and tight. Index, 287 pages. Law. LAW/2133. Very Good.
London: Arthur Barker, 1934. Hardcover. First Edition. A masterpiece of historical fiction, ranked in some surveys as one of the best novels of the twentieth century. In very good condition in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Light spotting to boards and light wear to edges. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown and note in pencil to front free endpaper. There is offsetting from an article that is no longer present on the front endpaper and front flap of the jacket. Minor foxing to endpapers. There is a foldout family tree at the rear of the book. In blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panel. The jacket is in three pieces with small chips to the spine ends, edges, and hinges. Browning to spine of jacket. A nice copy despite noted wear. 494 pages. LIT/052511. Very good in a good dust jacket.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. Hardcover. 12mo. Green leather backed marble paper covered boards with green leather corners. Gilt title to maroon title label on spine but half of label is missing. Minor rubbing to exterior. Front hinge cracked. Front free end page is loose. Marbled page edges. Interior is clean and bright. English Biography. ENG408271. Very Good.
Richmond: The Dietz Press, (1951). Hardcover. 8vo. Scarce. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Else is clean and bright. Blue and white illustrated dust jacket with blue title to front and spine panels. Minor soiling, creasing and edgewear to jacket as well as "Claiborne" and "Hale of Kent" written in faded pen to spine panel. Index, 340 pages. VA/011419. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: Grosset, 1968. Paperback. Candid comments - humorous and serious - on hundred of topics including Vietnam, birth control, race riots, draft-card burning, and presidential aspirations, which reveal the mind and heart of R.F.K. White paper wrappers with red title to spine. Creasing to covers, wear to edges and corners, browning to interior, a few dog-eared pages, previous bookstore stickers to both front and rear covers. 111 pages. AMERBIO/032019. Very Good.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in very good+ beige and maroon price clipped dust jacket with title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and browning to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with frontispiece photographic illustration of Perry. 394 pages. Literary Biography. LITBIO/9172. Fine / Very Good+.
Philadelphia: Sherman and Company, 1878. Hardcover. About Samuel Milby Harrington, a prominent Delaware Lawyer who died at a young age. Very good in black cloth covered boards with silver title to front board. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends and minor discoloration to exterior. frontis. Inscribed to Victor Dupont, a prominant Delaware lawyer and member of the Dupont family, from Austin Harrington. American Biographical History. BIO112031. Very Good.
Harrisburg: no publisher stated. 1876. Paperback. Very good- in wraps. Short 5 paged pamphlet. Text occasionally foxed but overall in clean condition. Last two pages detached by present. A memoranda read by Harris, at a meeting of the Hope Fire Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to celebrate the American centennial. Simpson was a native of Harrisburg and a Revolutionary War soldier. Terrific source for the Pa. local historian. American Biography. AMEBIO2/2212. Very Good.