Biographical Fiction

Biographical Fiction

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The Life and Voyage of Christopher Columbus (abridged by the author), Irving, Washington
1 Irving, Washington The Life and Voyage of Christopher Columbus (abridged by the author)
New York G. & C. & H. Carvill 1829 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good- 
First American Edition thus - following the first American Edition of 1829, this edition is abridged by the author. This copy is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is bound in full leather and has a leather spine label. The text pages are generally clean," though there is noticeable foxing throughout, especially on the pastedown pages and endpapers. There is a previous owner's inked name which has faded over time. W"ashington Irving (April 3, 1783 November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820) , both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U. S. Ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Last Of The Great Scouts The Life Story of Buffalo Bill, Wetmore, Helen Cody (with a foreword and conclusion by Zane Grey)
2 Wetmore, Helen Cody (with a foreword and conclusion by Zane Grey) Last Of The Great Scouts The Life Story of Buffalo Bill
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1918 Trade Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed by the author's daughter on the half title page. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a signed inscription from the author's daughter (signed at the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody, Wyoming) on the half title page. The dust jacket is in mostly clean condition, though there is a wrinkled tear to the rear dust jacket starting at the rear flap joint. "William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 January 10, 1917) was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U. S. State of Iowa) in Le Claire but he grew up for several years in his father's hometown in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory." ; Signed by Associated 
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