ABookLegacy    

 Hard to Find and Rare Books

 Americana, Local History, Genealogy, Religion, Military

 Author Signed, First Editions, and others! 

Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Book Number
Advanced Search
 
 
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
 
A Book Legacy

Promote Your Page Too
Sign Up Today for Newsletter and Discounts!





Email Marketing by VerticalResponse
 
Browse By Category
African American
Alabama
Alaska
Americana
Archaeology
Arizona
Arkansas
Art
Astronomy
Autobiography
Biography
Books On Books
Business- See Scholarly
California
Canada
Children
Colorado
Comics
Connecticut
Cookbook

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Search

Click on Book Title to view full description

 
A Man Called Lucy, Accoce, Pierre And Quet, Pierre
1 Accoce, Pierre And Quet, Pierre A Man Called Lucy
New York Coward Mccann 1967 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in excellent condition, looks never read. Roessler became a Russian Spy. Roessler's information came straight from the German High command. He would get radio contact from the Official Broadcasting Center of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht. The information was given to a transmitter who only knew Roessler by his call number "RAHS." Any information regarding the German army was preceded by "Werther" "Olga" for the Air Force. His information contained troop movements, invasion timetables, production statistics, casualty counts, and loss of equipment for each battle. Often, his information was transmitted to the Russians before the German units received orders. The amount of information Rudolf Roessler sent over the course of five years to Russia could fill about 40 average length books. That is about 5,500 messages or 5 messages a day for 3 years, or approximately 129 messages a month. Russia used the information to wage psychological warfare. This was an unqualified success, and many German soldiers suffered mental breakdowns as a result. ; WWII spy Rudolf Roessler; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Keuka College  a history, Africa, Philip A
2 Africa, Philip A Keuka College a history
Judson Press 1974 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with gold print. Looks almost new. Keuka College is an independent, liberal arts-based, four-year, residential, coeducational college that emphasizes experiential learning as well as career and pre-professional education. Founded in 1890, the school is located in Keuka Park, on the shores of Keuka Lake in the U.S. state of New York's Finger Lakes region. Since the early 2000s, Keuka has also become a major educational provider in the Pacific Rim, with more than 3,000 students pursuing Keuka degrees at partner universities in China and Vietnam. Keuka College was founded in 1890 by George Harvey Ball (1819-1907), who envisioned a college that would provide a high-level education to all deserving students, regardless of economic background. As a brochure produced in 1891 attested: Keuka College was “pre-eminently, for the common people…With ample endowment,” the brochure continued, “it will raise an army of...superior men and women who shall bring strength to the nation and help to humanity.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
From frigates to flat-tops;  The story of the life and achievements of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett, U.S.N., "the father of naval aviation," October 31, 1869-April 4, 1933, Arpee, Edward
3 Arpee, Edward From frigates to flat-tops; The story of the life and achievements of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett, U.S.N., "the father of naval aviation," October 31, 1869-April 4, 1933
Self-published 1953 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue coverf gold lettering. Cover faded some. Signed on title page by author. Rare. ; Photographs; 276 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Authors, Various Manual of the American Railway Engineering Association for 1936 Endorsed and approved by board of directors, American Railway Association
Chicago American Railway Engineering Association 1936 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gold print. Page 3 of Table of contents is 3/4 missing which also includes page 4 on reverse. Title page intact. All fold out specs, diagrams, tables and list are included in book and in very good condition. Foxing to endpapers and former owners name (J.F. Dobson) is stamped on bottom and side of pages with same small rubber stamp name in front. Binding is tight and cover in very good condition. Heavy book. Scarce if not rare book. ; Fold out charts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1085 pages 
Price: 40.48 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Kimo the Whistling Boy  A Story of Hawaii, Bailey, Alice Cooper & Lucille Holling
5 Bailey, Alice Cooper & Lucille Holling Kimo the Whistling Boy A Story of Hawaii
The Wise-Parslow Company 1928 Rainbow Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lucille Holling 
full of fabulous full colour 'Art Deco like' illustrations and many other smaller ones by Lucille Holling.; Color Illustrations; 3.94 X 2.76 X 0.01 inches; 95 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The will of Magda Townsend;  A novel, Banning, Margaret Culkin
6 Banning, Margaret Culkin The will of Magda Townsend; A novel
Harper & Row 1974 0060102063 / 9780060102067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare signed first edition. Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. Dust in mylar protective cover. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning (March 18, 1891 – January 4, 1982) was a best-selling American author of thirty-six novels and an early advocate of women's rights. Banning was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William E. Culkin, who served in the Minnesota state senate from 1895 to 1899. She graduated from Vassar College in 1912. She was also the first woman admitted to the Duluth Hall of Fame. She died in 1982, at age 90, in Tryon, North Carolina. She purchased the Friendly Hills estate near Tryon, North Carolina in 1936, and enjoyed the property seasonally for the remainder of her life.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[3] (Wikipedia) Rare signed copy. ; A Cass Canfield book; 7.90 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A treatise on church government,  Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church, Barclay, Robert
7 Barclay, Robert A treatise on church government, Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church
Philadelphia PA S. W. Conrad 1822 Later Printing; First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
The original 1822 edition. Leather cover worn but contents tight and complete. Some foxing to pages. "Being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God called, in derision, Quakers. To which is added and epistle to the National meeting of Friends in Dublin concerning good order and discipline in the church" Very Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Robert Barclay (23 December 1648 – 3 October 1690) was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the 1680s, although he himself never resided in the colony. The Ranters were one of a number of nonconformist dissenting groups that emerged around the time of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660). They were largely common people, and there is plenty of evidence that the movement was widespread throughout England, though they were not organised and had no leader.[Wikipedia]Ranters were regarded as heretical by the established Church and seem to have been regarded by the government as a threat to social order. They denied the authority of churches, of scripture, of the current ministry and of services, instead calling on men to listen to the divine within them. In many ways they resemble the 14th century Brethren of the Free Spirit. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 124 pages 
Price: 59.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hunted  A Thriller (Author Signed), Barcomb, Wayne
8 Barcomb, Wayne The Hunted A Thriller (Author Signed)
Minotaur Books 2009 031237075X / 9780312370756 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. A lightning-fast police procedural from an up-and-coming talent.The Hunted introduces a homicide detective who gets the shock of his life while tracking a most ingenious serial killer From a writer whose previous works Robert B. Parker declared “compelling . . . swiftly told” and James W. Hall called “top-notch” comes this first electrifying thriller featuring New York City homicide detective Frank Russo.

The Hunted begins with a little girl witnessing a horrible crime. Due to the child's testimony, the murderer is convicted. Eighteen years later the killer is released on parole, and his mission is to track down the now grown woman he feels betrayed him. A deranged dance of masked identities ensues, and it is up to newly single homicide detective Frank Russo to unravel the case. Rare.; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4, Barnhart, John D. Ph. D.
9 Barnhart, John D. Ph. D. Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4
New York , NY Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprints. Blue cloth with gilt print. Volume 1 (422 pages) covers Natures gift to Indiana, Indians, French, British all the way up to the 1850's. Volume 2 ( 621 pages) covers from 150's up to 1950's and has extensive bibliography and index. Volume 3 & 4(738 pages) covers the Family and personal records including biographical sketches and photos. Vol 4 has an index for Vol. 3 & 4. Exhaustive reference on Indiana. Vols can be purchased seperately.. small hole next to edge on two volumes. Rare set. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Vol. 1/4/2018; Photos, and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; p 
Price: 149.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of England & Wales Section 3 with inset of London also Norfolk, Huntingdon, Northhampton, Cambridge, Suffolk, Hertford, Essex, Surrey, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex, etc.
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 62.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Scotland Section 3 including ARgyll, Perth, Mull, Jura, Islay, Antrim Wigtown, with inset of Glasglow and some of Ireland
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 71.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of South America Section 3 Paraguay, Argentine Republic, Urugay, Chile, Faulkland Islands and an inset of Buenos Ayres
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 71.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hills Are Theirs  Tales from the Ozarks, Batson, Larry
13 Batson, Larry The Hills Are Theirs Tales from the Ozarks
Minneapolis tribune 1978 0932272010 / 9780932272010 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Stories from the Ozarks. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Illustrated; 0.9 x 8.3 x 5.3 Inches; 155 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation  An account of the Ceremony upon turning over the Famous Manuscript to Archives of the Massachusetts ... Ambassador T.F. Bayard, Boston May 26, 1897, Bayard, T. F.
14 Bayard, T. F. Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation An account of the Ceremony upon turning over the Famous Manuscript to Archives of the Massachusetts ... Ambassador T.F. Bayard, Boston May 26, 1897
Boston, MA Argus Co 1897 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover is worn and frayed, binding tight. Contents clean except for water staining on many pages. Stain does not occlude print. Fully Indexed. Inscribed by John H Ponce (1898). Contains introductory comments by describing the book, Proceeding of the Legislature, Decree of the Constistorial and Episcopal Court of London by The Honorable Thomas Francis Baynard Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Her Most Gracious Magesty Queen Vicgtoria at the Court of St. James in London and to the Governor and Commonwealth of Massachusetts (8 pgs.), Receipt of Ambassador Bayard (2pgs.), Receipt of Governor Wolcott (2 pgs.), Address of Hon. George F. Hoar (6 pgs.), Address of the Hon. Thomas F. Bayard (7pgs.), Address of Gov. Wolcott (3 pgs.), Book 11602-1620) 107 pages, Booke 2 (1620-1647) pg.110-528. Appendix and complete index. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 29 pages 
Price: 89.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
15 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Checkmate  (Author Signed), Bodman, Karna Small
16 Bodman, Karna Small Checkmate (Author Signed)
Forge Books 2007 0765315424 / 9780765315427 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dr. Cameron Talbot has invented a breakthrough technology to defend against cruise missiles. But she needs support from skeptical company officers, funding from a reluctant Congress, and help from the White House to develop her life-saving project. Lt. Col. Hunt Daniels, detailed from the Pentagon to the White House National Security Council to investigate Dr. Talbots work, sees the potential of the invention. The fact that hes attracted to the brilliant scientist adds one more dimension to his interest in her work. But disaster is brewing overseas as militants in the disputed Kashmir region of India steal a series of missiles from sympathizers in the Pakistani military and launch one against India. At the same time, they send one of their agents to Washington, D.C., to steal Dr. Talbots technology so they can protect themselves when their enemies retaliate. The scientist and the NSC staffer find themselves enmeshed in terrorist plots and political wrangling at the highest levels. With scenes in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Capitol Hill, Georgetown restaurants, and Washington dinner parties, as well as action in Kashmir, New Delhi, and at the Taj Mahal, the tension and intrigue escalate until two nuclear-armed countries stand at the brink of war.; 1.2 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
An essay on the divine authority of the New Testament, Bogue, David
17 Bogue, David An essay on the divine authority of the New Testament
Hartford Conn Printed by Hudson and Goodwin 1806 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1806 printing from the second London Edition. Very worn leather boards. Hinges cracking but not seperated. Contents shows browning due to age. Clean otherwise. David Bogue (18 February 1750 – 25 October 1825) was a British nonconformist leader.He was born in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. After a course of study in Edinburgh, he was licensed to preach by the Church of Scotland, but made his way to London in 1771, to teach in schools at Edmonton, Hampstead and Camberwell. In 1777, he settled as minister of the Congregational church at Gosport in Hampshire.[1] His predecessors at the Independent Chapel of Gosport were the Rev. James Watson (1770–76) and the Rev. Thomas Williams (1750–70).[2]In 1771 he established an institution for preparing men for the ministry.[3][4] It was the age of the new-born missionary enterprise, and Bogue's academy was largely the seed from which the London Missionary Society grew.[5] In 1800 the society placed missionaries with Bogue for preparation for their ministries.[6] Bogue himself would have gone to India in 1796 if not for the opposition of the East India Company.[5] In 1824 he taught Samuel Dyer at Gosport before he left for Penang as a missionary with the London Missionary Society.[3]He was also involved in founding the British and Foreign Bible Society and the Religious Tract Society, and in conjunction with James Bennett, minister at Romsey, wrote a well-known History of Dissenters (3 vols., 1809). Another of his writings was an Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament.[5] He died at Brighton.[3] We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. Scarce if not Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Course of Time with a memoir of the Author, Bollok, Robert
18 Bollok, Robert The Course of Time with a memoir of the Author
Portland, ME Sanborn & Carter 1846 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A miniature book (3 1/4 x 2 1/4) with worn leather binding and gilt edges. Fully indexed. An epic poem written by a Scottish author who went to seminary of the United Sessions Church in Gasglow and was granted a preachers liscense.Written as a song his Book 1 was to invoke the Spirit to inspire his song. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Very Rare. ; Square 48mo 3½" - 4; 276 pages 
Price: 86.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Bradna, Fred; Spence, Hartzell The Big Top My Forty Years with the Greatest Show on Earth
New York , NY Simon and Schuster 1952 First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Dust jacket has been taped together. Contents clean and tight. Has card inside with inscription "Bob, thought you would enjoy this book, with best wishes Bill Montaque" he was publicity director of the Circus Fans of America. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 1.5 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 333 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
Price: 22.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Spoken Word, Vol 3, No. 12 It is the Rising of the Sun (The Quickening Power), Branham, William Marrion
20 Branham, William Marrion The Spoken Word, Vol 3, No. 12 It is the Rising of the Sun (The Quickening Power)
Jefferson, Indiana Spoken Word Publications 1965 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet of a sermon preached by Rev. Branham on April 18, 1965 at the BranhamTabernacle in Jeffersonville, Indiana.. William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an American Christian minister, generally acknowledged as initiating the post World War II healing revival.Branham's first meetings as a faith healer started in 1946. Branham's sensational healing services are well documented and he is regarded as the pacesetter for those who followed him. Historians generally mark the 1946 meetings as inaugurating the modern healing revival. William Branham claimed to have received an angelic visitation on May 7, 1946 commissioning his worldwide ministry. Branham's healing power became legendary. Scarce. ; The Spoken Word; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>


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

 

 

cookie