Dakota Literature

Search For a Book

Title
Author
Keyword
 
Book Categories
Fiction
Military and War
Minnesota
Montana
Nebraska
Non Fiction
North Dakota
Older or Collectible
South Dakota
Western Americana

More Categories...
 
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Biography/Autobiography

Biography/Autobiography

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 "Private Joe" Fifer..Memories of War and Peace Imparted in His Ninety-Sixth Year by Joseph W. Fifer at the Request of The Chicago Tribune and Recorded by James O'Donnell BennettJames O'Donnell Bennett
very good, Pantagraph Printing & Stationery Co., 1936, same date on front/back of CP

"Private Joe" Fifer, Memories of War and Peace Imparted in His Ninety-Sixth Year by Joseph W. Fifer at the Request of The Chicago Tribune and Recorded by James O'Donnell Bennett, James O'Donnell Bennett, Pantagraph Printing & Stationery Co., Bloomington, Illinois, 1936, same date on front/back of CP, boards clean, light rubbing and bumping, straight, tight binding, no dust jacket, gold title and author lettering on front and along spine, 104 pages, frontispiece showing portrait of Joseph Wilson Fifer, Foreword by Frank O. Lowden, Twenty-Seventh Governor of Illinois, date by date of Fifer life beginning when he was born in 1840, several photographs of Fifer through out book including "The Young Soldier" when he enlisted in the Civil War, the front pastedown appears to have a signature of Fifer at age 96 along with a note written in pencil indicating when he passed on at age of 97, an old envelope dated Jan 23, 1938 has been glued on the front paste-down, a newspaper article dated Oct. 28, 1937 entitled "Private Joe 97 And State Pays Respects To Him" glued on second free end-paper, age tanning on opposite page from the newspaper article, text pages crisp and clean, no writing or marks, this listing also includes several other newspaper article about Fifer and a personal letter dated Nov 5, 37 from his daughter regarding how her father appreciated the birthday greetings and a reference to his visit to South Dakota, this book and additional material in very good condition

Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Al & Ozzie Brothers in War, Al Schock
2 Al & Ozzie Brothers in WarAl Schock
very good +, Crescent Publishing, 1989, Second Printing

Al & Ozzie Brothers in War, Al Schock, Crescent Publishing, Hills, Minnesota, 1989, Second Printing, title page states..."An autobiographical narrative of Al and Ozzie Schock's military service in World War II fighting Hitler's Nazis in Europe--Al as a combat infantryman and Ozzie as a combat infantryman and parachutist...", soft covers, clean, very light edge rubbing, 232 pages, clean, book in very good + condition

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
An Accounting of My Life's Journey, Lawrence Henry Ritz
3 An Accounting of My Life's JourneyLawrence Henry Ritz
fine, An Accounting of My Life's Journey, 2010, Inscribed and signed lby author

An Accounting of My Life's Journey, Lawrence Henry Ritz, Self-published, Sioux Falls, SD, 2010, Inscribed and signed lby author, blue hardcover, portrait of author and gold lettering on front, gold lettering along spine, 154 pages, boards and pages in fine/as new condition, contents includes 9 Chapters, sections Ancestors & Descendants; Afterword and About the Author, this book answers the question of who the author is and in his 90 years shaping his identity by the environment and world events, numerous photographs and interesting text, book in fine/as new condition

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences), Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid)
4 Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences)Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid)
very good, Verlag Martin Warneck, 1903, 

Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences), Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid), 1903 Berlin, Verlag Martin Warneck, no dust jacket, gray boards, decorative gold lettering on front, along spine, library marking on spine, boards show light soiling, rubbing and light edge wear, straight, tight binding, previous owner's ex-libris sticker (Library Of A. P. Mihm No. 781) and sticker (August Phillip Mihm, Memorial Collection, Colgate Rochester Divinity School German Department Library) on front paste-down, 464 pages, clean, no writing or marks, frontispiece of portrait of author, photograph (Das Waifenbeium im Esfroial) between pages 193 and 194, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 book in very good condition

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Balzac A Biography..Translated By William and Dorothy Rose,
5 Balzac A Biography..Translated By William and Dorothy Rose"Zweig, Stefan"
Good +, The Viking Press, 1946, First edition

"Free Domestic Shipping, dust jacket shows considerable wear with small chips and tears along edges and spine, inside edges and gutters have been taped, fading and light soiling, rubbing along edges, age toning on jacket interior, light green boards, red lettering on front, red title box and lettering along spine, boards clean, moderate wear, light bumping, straight, tight binding, 404 pages clean, no writing or marks, light toning on paste-downs and free end-papers, small section of lower fore-edge corner on rear free end-paper missing, red stippled top edge, 14 historical drawings and sketches including copy of the manuscript page of Balzac's novel ""Une te'ne'breuse affaire"", 8vo (8 5/8"" tall), contact [email protected] for questions."

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Behind the Scenes, Michael K. Deaver
6 Behind the ScenesMichael K. Deaver
very good, William Morrow, 1988, First Edition (stated)

Behind the Scenes, In which the author talks about Ronald and Nancy Reagan...and himself, Michael K. Deaver, William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1987, First Edition (stated), 12345678910 number line, VG/VG Condition, dust jacket bright, light rubbing, small tear along bottom spine edge, no chips, stain mark along top edge of rear jacket flap and along inside top edge of jacket flap, not price clipped ($17.95 listed), red remand mark along top edge, light gray boards, blue cloth spine, silver lettering along spine, boards clean, straight, very light bumping along bottom spine edge, 272 pages includes index, small soil mark along outside of fore-edge visible when book is closed, blue front and rear paste-downs and free end-papers, soiling mark along inside top edge of rear paste-down, rest of pages are clean, no writing or marks, large 8vo (9.5 inches tall), book and dust jacket in very good condition

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Between A Rock And A Hard Place,
7 Between A Rock And A Hard Place"Hatfield, Mark O"
Near Fine, Word Books, 1976, First edition/no other publication dates listed

"Free Domestic Shipping, dust jacket bright , clean, light chipping along edges,1 1/4"" closed tear along back edge, taping along inside top edge of jacket, light tanning on inside of jacket, not price clipped ($7.95 listed on jacket flap), no remand marks, brown boards, black lettering along spine, boards clean, light bumping and wear on edges, straight, tight binding, 224 pages includes Epilogue and Notes, pages clean, no writing or marks, in his book, Senator Mark Hatfield shares his deepest feelings, 8vo (8 3/4"" tall).

Price: 7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Bishop Martin Marty:
8 Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief"Robert F. Karolevitz
fine, Privately Printed, 1980, 

Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief", Robert F. Karolevitz, Privately Printed, Yankton, South Dakota, 1980, for the Benedictine Sister of Sacred Heart Convent, dust jacket has protective covering in fine/as new condition, blue boards with dark blue lettering on front and along spine, board in fine/as new condition, 154 pages, frontispiece of portrait of the Bishop, jacket flap states..."The story of Martin Marty (1834-1896) is a dramatic saga of a Swiss-born Benedictine monk who left the peaceful, structured life of the monastery to follow in the footsteps of Father Pierre Jean De Smet among the Indians of the vast Dakota Territory...", pages clean in fine/as new condition, numerous historical photographs, dust jacket goes on to state... "engaging story of a great man who had associations with Sitting Bull, Indian Agent James McLaughlin; Mother Katharine Drexel and when South Dakota became a state he was to bear the burdens of controversy, contention and other growing pains of a new diocese"..., book in fine/as new condition

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Black Elephants a memoir, Karol Nielsen
9 Black Elephants a memoirKarol Nielsen
near fine, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, First Edition (no other pub. date listed)..Signed by Author

Black Elephants a memoir, Karol Nielsen, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2011, First Edition (no other pub. date listed)..Signed by Author, soft covers clean, very light edge rubbing, 222 pages, clean, no writing or marks, remnants of pencil erasing on front free end-paper, 8vo (8 1/2" tall). book in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Blessings..From
10 Blessings..From "The School of Hard Knocks"Clayton Jennings
fine, Pine Hill Press, Inc., 1998, 

Blessings, From "The School of Hard Knocks", Clayton Jennings, Pine Hill Press, Inc., Freeman, SD, 1998, no dust jacket, smooth boards with illustration of author and black title lettering on front and along spine, boards clean in fine/as new condition, 211 pages, cover photo of author and inside front cover photo of author and his wife Carol, this book which follows the author's two autobiographies is a fun collection of stories from his old friends who recalled stories of their own with a common thread of "gratitude for our many wonderful blessings", book in fine/as new condition

Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie