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Liberty Prize Catalog
1 Liberty Prize Catalog
New York, NY Macfadden Publications 1934 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Some soiling to cover with creases to corners. Contents clean and bright. This catalog was used by "salesboys" who sold magazines in the 1930's for MacFadden Publications. They would earn coupons "greenies and brownies" which they could then redeem for prizes. Bernarr Macfadden (1868-1955) " became the most successful publisher of magazines in history. He was the first magazine publisher to establish a large, loyal readership. His circulation numbers were the highest in the industry exceeding even the publications of William Randolph Hearst. He truly revolutionized the publishing industry. Virtually overnight Macfadden's net worth increased astronomically. By 1924 at age 56 he had become a multi-millionaire" (bernarrmacadden.com). A rare, if not unique, example of this method of selling which gained momentum after the "Great Depression". Rare.; Vol. 10; Photographs, illustrations 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson  A Symposium, Adamic, Louis, et. al.
2 Adamic, Louis, et. al. The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson A Symposium
Girard, KS Haldeman-Julius Company 1926 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet has tan cover black print. Former owners name in front. Cover shows soiling, contents clean. Paper yellowing due to age. Published articles by author and Edward Campbell, Mike Schindler, and Robert Mason exposing Aimee as a fraud. " Aimee Semple McPherson (October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee, was a Canadian-American Los Angeles–based evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, especially radio, and was the second woman to be granted a broadcast license. She used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple.In her time she was the most publicized Christian evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors. She conducted public faith-healing demonstrations before large crowds; testimonies conveyed tens of thousands of people healed. McPherson's articulation of the United States as a nation founded and sustained by divine inspiration continues to be echoed by many pastors in churches today. News coverage sensationalized misfortunes with family and church members; particularly inflaming accusations she had fabricated her reported kidnapping, turning it into a national spectacle McPherson's preaching style, extensive charity work and ecumenical contributions were a major influence in revitalization of American Evangelical Christianity in the 20th century."(Wikipedia) Rare work. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Big blue book No. B-28; Photo; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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The Sabbath of Life, Addington, Richard D.
3 Addington, Richard D. The Sabbath of Life
New York, NY American News Company 1868 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering. "Dead to Self" is engraved on front cover. Cover shows extreme wear especially at extremities. Bottom of pages at spine are very worn. Pages yellowing due to age. This author seems to be anti-establishment (anti-secterian) when it comes to organized church. He quotes Madam Guyon and others. Contents clean. Rare.; 1868 
Price: 99.97 USD
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UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition, ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson
4 ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition
John C. Winston Co. 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Eunice Stephenson 
Blue cover with color label. very handsome book. Minor rubs to edges. Dust has minor creases, now in Brodart mylar cover. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.[1] Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard.; Illustrations; 8.75 X 6.50 X 1.50 inches 
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An Old-Fashioned Girl, Alcott, Louisa May; Burd, Clara M.
5 Alcott, Louisa May; Burd, Clara M. An Old-Fashioned Girl
Philadelphia PA John C. Winston Co. 1928 0284430110 / 9780284430113 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by clara Burd 
Blue cover with color plate. Color and black and white illustrations througout. Some wear to cover. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.[1] Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard.; Illustrations; 0.8 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 342 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Black history; past and present (Author Signed), Allen, James E
6 Allen, James E Black history; past and present (Author Signed)
Exposition Press 1971 0682473227 / 9780682473224 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to "Frederick Douglass, James Egert Allen" on end paper. This may be the grandson of the famous Frederick Augustus Douglass an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman who lived in the late 1800's. Endpapers have discoloration from age. Dust has some small tears and spotting. (See Scan) Excellent historical information about notable African American people in history. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare signed copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Isaac Babel the Lonely Years  1925-1939 Unpublished stories and correspondence, Babel, Nathalie & Andrew R. MacAndrew
7 Babel, Nathalie & Andrew R. MacAndrew Isaac Babel the Lonely Years 1925-1939 Unpublished stories and correspondence
Farrar Straus 1964 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Orange cover with black cloth spine.Some browning to endpapers due to age. Dust in mylar cover. The Lonely Years, a collection of private correspondence, is essential to an understanding of Isaac Babel's life and works. Babel rose to fame in 1920s Russia for such books as Red Cavalry and Odessa Stories. But as Stalin's regime grew repressive, he found it increasingly difficult to write or publish. He was finally arrested in 1939, never to be heard from again. Alternately tender and biting, and accompanied by nine stories from the "lonely years," these letters show an individual laboring against all odds to remain true to his craft and ideals. This edition contains a new introduction, based on previously unreleased information from the KGB files. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 402 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris  Handbook for Travellers, baedeker, k
8 baedeker, k Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris Handbook for Travellers
K. Baedeker, 1894 Eleventh Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt lettering. Cover has chipping around edges and minor discoloration due to age. Spine has chipping at bottom and top edges. Text is clean and bright, binding tight. 396 pages. Overall condition is fair to good, in archival sleeve to maintain condition.. Eleventh (11th) revised edition with 12 maps and 33 plans. Published 1894. map endpaper has tear and hinge is weak but not separated. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Maps, illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 396 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The will of Magda Townsend;  A novel, Banning, Margaret Culkin
9 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
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10 Blackschleger, Herbert Revolution a la Blackschleger,
North Quincy, Ma Christopher Pub. House 1970 081580248X / 9780815802488 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dark blue cover with gold diagram and printing. Excellent condition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 173 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Undesigned coincidences in the writings both of the Old and New Testament An argument of their veracity, with an appendix containing undesigned coincidences between the Gospels and Acts and Josephus, Blunt, John J
11 Blunt, John J Undesigned coincidences in the writings both of the Old and New Testament An argument of their veracity, with an appendix containing undesigned coincidences between the Gospels and Acts and Josephus
London John Murray 1897 Seventeenth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover is sun faded and has one inch chip/tear at top of spine. Former owners library label and seal inside. Fully indexed. Text clean with pages yellowing due to age otherwise good to very good condition. John James Blunt (1794 – 18 June 1855) was an English Anglican priest. His writings included studies of the early Church. Blunt was born at Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, where he took his degree as fifteenth wrangler in 1816 and obtained a fellowship. He was appointed a Worts travelling bachelor 1818, and spent some time in Italy and Sicily, afterwards publishing an account of his journey. He proceeded MA in 1819, BD 1826, and was Hulsean Lecturer in 1831-1832 while holding a curacy in Shropshire. In 1834, he became rector of Great Oakley in Essex, and in 1839 was appointed Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity at Cambridge. In 1854 he declined the see of Salisbury. His chief book was Undesigned Coincidences in the Writings both of the Old and New Testaments (1833; fuller edition, 1847). Some of his writings, among them the History of the Christian Church during the First Three Centuries and the lectures On the Right Use of the Early Fathers, were published posthumously.A short memoir of him appeared in 1856 from the hand of William Selwyn, his successor in the divinity professorship. (Wikipedia). Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 365 pages; Missing as of 9 08 
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An essay on the divine authority of the New Testament, Bogue, David
12 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 
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Toward a Better World, Booth, Evangeline
13 Booth, Evangeline Toward a Better World
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company 1928 Stated First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover shows soiling and sun fading. Pastoral notes and underlining in book. General Evangeline Cory Booth, OF (December 25, 1865 – July 17, 1950) was a British theologist and the 4th General of The Salvation Army from 1934 to 1939. She was the first woman to hold the post of General. She was born in South Hackney, London, England, the seventh of eight children born to William Booth and Catherine Mumford, who had earlier in the year founded The Christian Mission, which became the Salvation Army in 1878. General Evangeline Booth lived in Hartsdale, New York, until her death at the age of 84 from arteriosclerosis. She is interred in Kensico Cemetery, near White Plains, New York. Her home, the Evangeline Booth House, now known as St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. Scarce. (Wikipedia) Excellent work. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages 
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14 Boreham, Frank Mountains in the mist Some Australian reveries
New York Abingdon Press 1919 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover worn with some fraying to top and bottom spine. Soiling to endpapers, text May have musty smell due to age and storage. Frank William Boreham OBE[1] (3 March 1871, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England – 18 May 1959, Melbourne, Victoria) was a Baptist preacher best known in New Zealand, Australia, and England. (His birth coincided with the end of the Franco-Prussian War and he could say in later life that, "Salvoes of artillery and peals of bells echoed across Europe on the morning of my birth.") He was one of 10 children.Boreham heard the great American preacher Dwight L. Moody during his youth. Another remarkable occasion was when he was badly injured and spent considerable time in hospital recovering, nursed by a Roman Catholic woman who widened his insight of ecumenism.Boreham became a Baptist preacher after conversion to Christianity while working in London. Boreham was probably the last student interviewed by Charles Spurgeon for entry into his Pastor's College. After graduation, Boreham accepted a ministry at Mosgiel church, Dunedin, New Zealand, in March 1895 and there began his prolific writings initially for the local newspaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages 
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CLIFTON BOSTWICK'S BRIMFIELD  Memories of Township Life in the 1890s, Bostwick, Clifton A.
15 Bostwick, Clifton A. CLIFTON BOSTWICK'S BRIMFIELD Memories of Township Life in the 1890s
Old Forge Press 1976 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Red cover . Signed by Edgar McCormick on title page. Former owners name in front. Some browning starting due to age mostly to end papers. Illustrated. ; Signed by Editor 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The convict ship  A narrative of the results of scriptural instruction and moral discipline on board the "Earl Grey", Browning, Colin Arrott
16 Browning, Colin Arrott The convict ship A narrative of the results of scriptural instruction and moral discipline on board the "Earl Grey"
New York , NY R. Craighead 1856 Limited 1st Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
American Edition from the 4th English Edition. Brown decorative cover worn. Pages yellowing/browning from age. Hing beginning to crack but not loose. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. This is NOT a reprint or print on demand. Preface by the Rev. James H. Fowles, rector of the Church of the Ephiphany, Philadelphia. Rare. ; 263 pages 
Price: 129.97 USD
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Dawn Land   (Author Signed, Bruchac, Joseph
17 Bruchac, Joseph Dawn Land (Author Signed
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing 1993 155591134X / 9781555911348 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed, "For Carol, Joseph Bruchac". Excellent condition. Bruchac ( Native American Stories ) draws on an imaginative mix of Native American tradition and historical facts to craft this lyrical first novel, set about 10,000 years ago in the area now known as New England and the maritime provinces of Canada. As the Ice Age recedes, the People of the Dawn Land (the Abenaki) enjoy an idyllic existence, with people in 13 villages living in harmony with one another and with all creation. Their loyal dogs have an almost telepathic link to their human keepers. Then a mysterious threat darkens the horizon. Have the Cannibal Giants returned? The heroic Young Hunter is dispatched on a desperate, dangerous journey to meet the enemy, and takes with him a new technology, the bow. Fluidly and to poetic effect, Bruchac incorporates tales from the oral traditions of the Abenaki and other Northeastern tribes. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 332 pages; Signed by Author 
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Ambulance 464 encore des blessGes,, Bryan, Julien H.
18 Bryan, Julien H. Ambulance 464 encore des blessGes,
New York The Macmillan company 1918 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback blue grey cover with black lettering and WW 1 ambulance on front. Photo of author opposite title. Some yellowing due to age. Several action photos. Not an exlibrary or reprint. Rare. ; Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches 
Price: 129.97 USD
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19 Buckingham, James The ancestors of Ebenezer Buckingham, who was born in 1748, and of his descendants [microform]
Chicago, Ill R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co 1892 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Continued work of Robert H. Chapman's work of 1872. No dust jacket as published. Cover in need of repair with water damage and chips. Back cover is seperating from pages. Clean contents with some browning due to age. Has complete name index. Photo of old homestead in Zanesville, Oh and photos of A. Buckingham, and Benjamin Buckingham. Fold out charts. A lot of historical text. Very rare book. ; Photos, Charts; 256 pages; 
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The Ancestors of Ebenezer Buckingham, Who Was Born in 1748, and of His Descendants, Buckingham, James, Mary Tilton
20 Buckingham, James, Mary Tilton The Ancestors of Ebenezer Buckingham, Who Was Born in 1748, and of His Descendants
Chicago, Ill R. R. Donnelley and Sons 1892 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Continued work of Robert H. Chapman's work of 1872. No dust jacket as published. Cover in need of repair with water damage and chips. Back cover is seperating from pages. Clean contents with some browning due to age. Has complete name index. Photo of old homestead in Zanesville, Oh and photos of A. Buckingham, and Benjamin Buckingham. Fold out charts. A lot of historical text. Very rare book. ; Photos, Charts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; 
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