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Category: All Categories: Biography: World Leaders
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1.
Bibesco, Marthe, Princess, 1886-1973  
Sir Winston Churchill: Master of Courage [Churchill; ou, Le courage]. Translated from the French by Vladimir Kean
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Publisher: London, Robert Hale [1957].
181 p., illus.; 21 cm. Translation of Churchill; ou, Le courage. Princess Bibesco first met Churchill in 1920 and knew him through her privileged connections in Britain and Europe. Stock#46993. Vg / dj good+, worn.

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2.
Bix, Herbert P.  
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

Publisher: New York: HarperCollins, 2000 1st ed..
800pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A groundbreaking scholarly biography.

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3.
Burdett, Osbert  
W. E. Gladstone

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, undated reprint..
307pp. red cloth 8vo w/paper spine label: near Very Good/no dj [ink name ffep; edges are age foxed; else nrVG] A life of the British Liberal Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98) by the prolific biographer Osbert Burdett (1885-1936).

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4.
Carr, William  
Hitler: A Study in Personality

Publisher: London: Edward Arnold, 1986 1st ed. thus..
200pp. paperback tall 8vo: Good+ [several passages in text underlined in ink and a small ink note in a page margin; text is otherwise untroubled] This paperback printing reflects corrections and minor changes made to the original 1978 edition, which was called “one of the most perceptive [studies] to have appeared.”

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5.
Erikson, Erik H.  
Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

Publisher: New York: Norton, 1969..
476pp. paperback: Good+ [ffep has been neatly removed; text is age browned; tear @ top edge of back cover; else G+] Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner.

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6.
Ewald, Alexander Charles  
The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G., and His Times, Vol. I

Publisher: London: Wm. MacKenzie, 1881..
240pp. frontispiece & 5 other portraits, a.e.g. orig. navy cloth sm 4to w/gilt decorations & titles: Good+ [light shelf wear; some antique dampstains in page margins that affect neither illustrations nor text; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] Volume I only of five volumes commemorating the life of Britain's only Jewish prime minister the Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81), published in the year of his death.

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7.
Gallo, Max, 1932-  
Napoléon / Max Gallo.
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Publisher: Paris, Robert Laffont, ©1997..
4 vols. 24 cm. Contents : 1. Le chant du départ : 1769/1799 -- 2. Le soleil d’Austerlitz : 1799-1805 -- 3. L’empereur des rois : 1806-1812 -- 4. L’immortel de Sainte-Hélène : 1812-1821. A French historical novel on a grand scale. ISBN (10):222108357. Stock# 46,797. Vg / soft cover.

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8.
Gallo, Max, 1932- . [Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970]  
De Gaulle - *** Le premier des Français [1946-1962]
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Publisher: Paris: Robert Laffont, 1998.
[436] p.; 24 cm. Third in a four-volume set, this covers the years De Gaulle was the dominant figure in France, conducting a war with the United States because Roosevelt did not follow De Gaulle's willingness to spend every American dollar and every American drop of blood to restore the French Empire as it had been before 1940. ISBN (10): 222108800X. Stock#46713. Vg / soft cover.

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9.
Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970. Crémieux-Brilhac, Jean-Louis. Guyard, Marius-François & Jean-Luc Barré, editors  
Mémoires [by] Charles de Gaulle. Introduction par Jean-Louis Crémieux-Brilhac...
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Publisher: [Paris] Gallimard, 2000. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade 465.
cxl, 1505 p., maps; 18 cm. Title continues: "édition présentée, établie et annotée par Marius-François Guyard. Chronologie et relevé de variantes par Jean-Luc Barré." Partial contents: Mémoires de guerre, Mémoires d’espoir, Appendices, Notices, notes et variantes. ISBN (10): 2070115836. Stock#46719. Fine / cardboard slipcase vg.

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10.
Hahn, Emily  
The Soong Sisters
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., NY, 1941.
G- cloth hardback, P DJ. Cover with bent spine edges, bent corners, edge wear, fading along top. DJ is worn, torn, flaps torn off. Binding tight. End papers tanned, marked with newspapers inserts, inscribed. Pp are H, lightly tanned, a few marked with inserts. 8vo, 349 pp with illustrations and index.

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11.
Hazlitt, William  
The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte - 2 Vols.
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Publisher: R. Worthington, New York.
VG- half-leather with paper over boards hardbacks, faded gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with spine edge and corner wear, rubbed spines, some scuffs. Both vols: Owner's bookplate inside cover. Printed end papers and pp are lightly toned, look unused. 12mo. Vol I; FFP is partially loose. Frontispiece of Buoaparte with issue overlay, 431 pp with appendices. Vol II: FFP loose. Frontispiece of Napoleon Crossing Alps with tissue overlay, 449 pp

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12.
Kirkpatrick, Ivone, Sir, 1897-1964. [Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945]  
Mussolini: Study of a Demagogue
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Publisher: London: Odhams Books, 1964.
669 p., illus., maps; 23 cm. Kirkpatrick, a British diplomat who served in Rome and Berlin, quotes Benedetto Croce, who wrote of Mussolini that "he was in reality of limited intelligence, deficient in moral sensibility, ignorant with that fundamental which did not know and understand an elementary essence of human relationships, incapable of self-criticism or of scruple, excessively vain, lacking taste in every word and gesture, always oscillating between arrogance and servility." Stock#46765. Vg / dj vg.

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13.
Labarge, Margaret Wade. [Louix IX, 1214-1270]  
Saint Louis. Louis IX, Most Christian King of France, with maps and illustrations.

Publisher: Little, Brown [c1968]. 'First American Edition'.
303 p., illus.; 24 cm. Contents include The Young King's Inheritance; Blanche of Castile and the Regency 1226-1234; Campaign in Poitou, 1242; Preparations for the Crusade, 1245-1248; The Years in Outremer, 1250-1254; Paris: The King's Capital; France and England 1254-1270; Louis of Poissy; The Last Crusade, 1270; Bibliography, pp. 281-291. Dj clipped, sticker shadows on front; VG. stock#23173.

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14.
Lacouture, Jean, trans. by Alan Sheridan  
De Gaulle The Rulers 1945-1970
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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co., NY.
Near Fine paper over board hardback, VG DJ. Cover with minimal wear. DJ with very little edge wear, scuffing. End papers and pp are Fine, looks unread, nores, biblio and index. 1992 1st American Edition

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15.
Lloyd George, Richard (Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor)  
My Father, Lloyd George

Publisher: New York: Crown, 1961 1st Am. ed..
248pp. illus. cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a Good+ dj [brief gift inscription on front pastedown; blue cover coth is lightly faded near extremities; else nrVG; dj = p-c; small loss @ spine ends; small tears @ corners; else G+] A memoir of the life of the author's father, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George (1863-1945).

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16.
Manchester, William, 1922-2004  
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940
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Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, ©1988.
756 p., [32] p. of plates, illus.; 24 cm. The noted biographer-historian continues his life of Winston Churchill, focusing here on the years of Churchill's political exile and his increasingly forceful opposition to Hitler's Germany. ISBN (10): 0316545120. Stock#47206. Vg / dj fair.

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17.
McNaughton, Frank & Walter Hehmeyer  
This Man Truman

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill/Whittlesey House, 1945 1st ed..
219pp. cloth 8vo: Good+/no dj [endpp. are foxed; else a clean, complete & tight copy] An early biography of President Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), published in the year he took office.

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18.
Miller, H. Tatlock, and Loudon Sainthill, Compiled by  
Churchill, the Walk with Destiny
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Publisher: Macmillan Co., NY, 1959C.
Near Fine cloth hardback, G DJ. Decorative cover with a little shelf wear, bumped corners. DJ has some wear, a few tears,a few mended tears, some scuffs. Binding tight. Printed end papers and pp are Fine, clean and unmarked. Lg folio, 253 pp of photographs.

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19.
Mirsky, D. S. [Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, 1870-1924] Maurin, Joaquín / Joaquin.  
Vida de Lenin. Traducción de S. M.

Publisher: Editorial Apolo, Barcelona [1931].
257, [6] p.; 18 cm. Biography of Lenin, translated from the Russian. Prólogo signed Joaquín Maurin. Last five pages are publisher's advertisements for other Russian titles. Bound in blue marbled-paper boards, maroon faux-leather spine & corners; minor wear; VG. stock#41731.

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20.
Montefiore, Simon Sebag  
Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar

Publisher: New York: Knopf, 2009 1st ed. thus..
786pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Fine in a Fine dj [hint of top corner bumps; else a nice crisp copy] A well-received biography originally published in 2003 and called "A grim masterpiece" by Lady Antonia Fraser and "Horrific, revelatory and sobering" by John Le Carre, among other encomia.

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21.
Mussolini, Rachele as told to Albert Zarca  
Mussolini: An Intimate Biography

Publisher: New York: William Morrow, 1974 1st Am. ed..
291pp. illus. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Good+ dj torn @ spine head and now in a Brodart poly cover [small rem. dot bottom edge; else F] A memoir by Benito Mussolini's (1883-1945) wife Rachele Mussolini (1890-1979).

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22.
Peyrefitte, Alain, 1925-1999. [Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970]  
C'était De Gaulle. 2, La France reprend sa place dans le monde
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Publisher: Paris, Editions de Fallois, Fayard, 1997.
652 p.; 24 cm. Summary: "Ce volume aborde en politique extérieure la rupture avec les Etats-Unis, la reconnaissance de la Chine de Mao, les voyages du général en Amérique latine, la construction de l'Europe; en politique intérieure: la Ve République et l'élection présidentielle au suffrage universel." ISBN (10): 2213594589 . Stock#46714. Vg / soft cover.

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23.
Piers Brendon  
Winston Churchill, a Biography
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Publisher: Harper & Row, NY, 1984.
VG hardback in G+ DJ. Cover has minor spine wear, a few scuffs. Edge and corner wear, few chips on DJ. Tight binding. Colored end papers. Pps are VG. Lg 8vo, 234 pps with index and illustrations. ISBN#0-06-015286-9. 1st U.S. edition

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24.
Suetonius, trans. by Ohilemon Holland, illus. by Salvatore Fiume  
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars
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Publisher: The Heritage Press, NY, 1965.
VG cloth hardback, red/gilt lettering, with VG box. Cover with minor wear, darkened spine. Binding tight. Inside edges of end papers darkened. Pps are VG++, look unread. 10x6 1/2", 483 pps with illustrations, glossary.

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25.
Taylor, A. J. P.  
Bismarck: The Man and the Statesman

Publisher: New York: Vintage Books, 1967 1st ptg. thus..
286pp. paperback: near Fine [text is age browned; else nrF]

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26.
Thatcher, Margaret, b. 1925  
The Path to Power [by] Margaret Thatcher
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Publisher: NY, HarperCollins, ©1995.
xiv, 656 p., illus.; 23 cm. "She writes for the first time about her personal life, about the formation of her character and values, and about the training and experiences which led to the 1979 election victory." ISBN (10) 0060172703. Dj worn; good. stock#NEU179.

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27.
Times, London.  
The Churchill Years, 1874-1965. [Edited, designed, and produced] by the editors of the Viking Press.Text by the Times of

Publisher: New York, Viking Press [1965].
264 p. (chiefly illus. (part col.) coat of arms, geneal. table) 33 cm. With a foreword by Lord Butler of Saffron Walden.Published after the death ofSir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965. Bibliography: p. 261-262. Stock# 42,531. Vg / dj good+, some closed tears.

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