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Between the Iron and the Pine   A Biography of a Pioneer Family and a Pioneer Town
1 Between the Iron and the Pine A Biography of a Pioneer Family and a Pioneer Town
Ann Arbor, MI Lewis Reimann 1951 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
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Price: 15.27 USD
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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
2 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
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The history of Lake Forest Academy, Arpee, Edward
3 Arpee, Edward The history of Lake Forest Academy
Chicago R.F. Seymour 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. Reddish brown cover with brown print. Very clean contents. Rare.; Photographs, Maps; 183 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.97 USD
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The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970, Asbury, Eslie
4 Asbury, Eslie The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970
Privately Printed 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with gold lettering. Inscribed "To Elizabeth Wilson, From Eslie Asbury, 12/18/70" Contains dozens of papers written by author for this time period that were presented to the Literary Club, Cincinnati, Ohio during authors 40 year membership. Includes a short historyof the club. This volume was presented to Author by his children on his seventy-fifth birthday November, 19, 1970. There was most likely no further volumes published. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Illustrated Index of  J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County, Avant, David A.
5 Avant, David A. Illustrated Index of J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County
Tallahassee, FL Lavant Studios 1985 0914570072 / 9780914570073 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks almost new with very minor spots on top, bottom, and fore edge of book. Dust and contents look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extensive name index and many illustrations. Had library seal of Ted Davis on front endpaper. Inscribed "To my cousin, Capt. Ted Davis, who is descended from many Gadsden County pioneers and who loves history as I do and got me started on this book, Love David A. Avant, Jr. 26 Nov, 1985. Rare work. ; 12 B & W Plates and photo of author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The Blue Ridge  (Author Signed), Bake, William A.
6 Bake, William A. The Blue Ridge (Author Signed)
Studio 1977 0670175153 / 9780670175154 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. May have prior owners bookplate. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; A Studio book; 20 x 20 x 20 Inches; 112 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Virginia Historical Genealogies, Boddie, John Bennett
7 Boddie, John Bennett Virginia Historical Genealogies
Redwood City, California Pacific Coast Publishers 1954 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a red cloth book with gilt title and author on spine. Pages are clean, no markings or foxing. 
Price: 79.97 USD
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BEAR  THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT, Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood
8 Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood BEAR THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT
Boston, MA Little Brown & Co. 1974 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black and red cover. Has some yellowing to pages. Old price inside front cover. Paul W. (Bear) Bryant's story in his own words. Together with John Underwood a Sports Illustrated writer, Bryant tells of his years coaching football from his days at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A & M, and Alabama where he coached people not football. Fully indexed with some yellow spots on edges. Unclipped dust with price intact now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare in this condition.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
9 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
10 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast.

Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.97 USD
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Jimmy Carter The Virtues of Aging (Author Signed), Carter, Jimmy
11 Carter, Jimmy Jimmy Carter The Virtues of Aging (Author Signed)
New York , NY The Ballantine Publishing Group 1998 0345428269 / 9780345428264 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Buff cover with reddish brown spine and gold print. Dust jacket in mylar (clear plastic) cover! Signed by President Carter on title page. Dust jacket not price clipped. Collector's piece! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Early Woodstock  Facts and photographs, Clower, Joseph B
12 Clower, Joseph B Early Woodstock Facts and photographs
Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County 1996 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed on title page. Book looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.History by text and photographs of Woodstock, Va. Rare.; 108 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 94.97 USD
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The Bookman's Wake   A Mystery with Cliff Janeway (Author Signed), Dunning, John
13 Dunning, John The Bookman's Wake A Mystery with Cliff Janeway (Author Signed)
New York, NY Scribner 1995 0684800039 / 9780684800035 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author and Signed by Author on Title Page. "To Terrry, Best Wishes, John Dunning." Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Surprised by a visit from a difficult-to-manage former cop from his old precinct, bookstore owner Cliff Janeway is unable to resist Slater's invitation to help recover a stolen edition of a rare and valuable book. 30,000 first printing. ; 1.2 x 9.5 x 6.4 Inches; 352 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Frederick Weathington Family of Gadsden County, Florida 1830-1984, Edwards, Laura Belle
14 Edwards, Laura Belle The Frederick Weathington Family of Gadsden County, Florida 1830-1984
Gadsden County, Fl Author 1985 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Paperback book that has been three hole punched and is now in three ring binder. Extensive history and genealogy. Excellent photographs. Very Rare.; Signed by Author 
Price: 299.97 USD
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Journal and Letters of Philip Vicker Fithian, 1773-1774, Farish, Hunter Dickinson
15 Farish, Hunter Dickinson Journal and Letters of Philip Vicker Fithian, 1773-1774
Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated 1943 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
323 pages 
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Sherman's Mississippi Campaign, Foster, Buck T.
16 Foster, Buck T. Sherman's Mississippi Campaign
University Alabama Press 2006 0817315195 / 9780817315191 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new unread. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.With the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in mid-1863, the Federals began work to extend and consolidate their hold on the lower Mississippi Valley. As a part of this plan, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 infantry and a battalion of cavalry. They expected to be joined by another Union force moving south from Memphis and supported themselves off the land as they traveled due east across Mississippi. Sherman entered Meridian on February 14 and thoroughly destroyed its railroad facilities, munitions plants, and cotton stores, before returning to Vicksburg. Though not a particularly effective campaign in terms of enemy soldiers captured or killed, it offers a rich opportunity to observe how this large-scale raid presaged Sherman’s Atlanta and Carolina campaigns, revealing the transformation of Sherman’s strategic thinking. ; 1.1 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 232 pages;
The rehearsal for the March to the Sea. 
 
 
With the fall of Vicksburg to Union forces in mid-1863, the Federals began work to extend and consolidate their hold on the lower Mississippi Valley. As a part of this plan, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman set out from Vicksburg on February 3, 1864, with an army of some 25,000 infantry and a battalion of cavalry. They expected to be joined by another Union force moving south from Memphis and supported themselves off the land as they traveled due east across Mississippi.
 
Sherman entered Meridian on February 14 and thoroughly destroyed its railroad facilities, munitions plants, and cotton stores, before returning to Vicksburg. Though not a particularly effective campaign in terms of enemy soldiers captured or killed, it offers a rich opportunity to observe how this large-scale raid presaged Sherman’s Atlanta and Carolina campaigns, revealing the transformation of Sherman’s strategic thinking.
 

 

 
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THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMED CHURCH IN VIRGINIA 1714-1940, Garrison, Rev. J. Silor, D.D.
17 Garrison, Rev. J. Silor, D.D. THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMED CHURCH IN VIRGINIA 1714-1940
The Clay Printing Company 1948 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cover with gold lettering. Wear to extremities. Contents clean. Inscribed and signed on Title page by author. Rare. ; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Strolling along memory lane, Geaslen, Chester F
18 Geaslen, Chester F Strolling along memory lane
Bristol, Ct Otto Printing Co 1971 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Three Volume set. Cover may have yellowing or spots due to age, otherwise fine with very clean contents. May have former owners name in front. Many scenes and historical chronicles of Cincinnati, Ohio, Covington, Ky and surrounding area. Rare three volume set. ; Chronicles of heritage; Photographs; Signed by Author 
Price: 67.97 USD
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Public Papers and Letters of Oliver Max Gardner, Governor of North Carolina 1929-1933, Gill, Edwin (compiled by); Corbitt, David Leroy (edited by)
19 Gill, Edwin (compiled by); Corbitt, David Leroy (edited by) Public Papers and Letters of Oliver Max Gardner, Governor of North Carolina 1929-1933
Raleigh, NC Edwards & Broughton Company 1937 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gilt print. fully indexed. Oliver Max Gardner (March 22, 1882 – February 6, 1947) was an American politician who served as the 57th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Democratic Party, Gardner worked in the administrations of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. Gardner was selected by John Heisman, then coach at Clemson for his All-Southern team in 1903.[1] As a player, he weighed 212 pounds. He later taught organic chemistry on campus after graduating in 1903. He then enrolled at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he also played football. Gardner distinguished himself off the football field as well, becoming one of the most respected members of The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[ ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 788 pages; 
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SOME MEMORIES  THE CHRISTMAS STORIES OF A VIRGINIA CIRCUIT JUDGE, Glasgow, Joseph A.
20 Glasgow, Joseph A. SOME MEMORIES THE CHRISTMAS STORIES OF A VIRGINIA CIRCUIT JUDGE
McClure Company 1935 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Rare. Dust has chips and soiling. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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