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Steps Along the Way, a Governor's Scrapbook, Alexander, Lamar
1 Alexander, Lamar Steps Along the Way, a Governor's Scrapbook
Nashville Thomas Nelson Publishers 1986 0840742150 / 9780840742155 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Photos and illustrations Author signed. Excellent account of this Tennessee Governor's life. Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. (born July 3, 1940) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he also was the 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987 and the 5th United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993. ; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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The Long Death  The Last Days of the Plains Indians, Andrist, Ralph
2 Andrist, Ralph The Long Death The Last Days of the Plains Indians
New York Macmillan 1965 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gold print. Dust is sunfaded around edges and has minor chips or tears to edges. A stated first printing. This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic" Many maps throughout. Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
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Isaac Babel the Lonely Years  1925-1939 Unpublished stories and correspondence, Babel, Nathalie & Andrew R. MacAndrew
3 Babel, Nathalie & Andrew R. MacAndrew Isaac Babel the Lonely Years 1925-1939 Unpublished stories and correspondence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 
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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
4 Bell, Landon Covington The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell
Bedford, Va The Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1931 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback imprint of this famous address. Stored in an archival envelope with a hardside folder. Excellent condition. The Battle of Point Pleasant — known as the Battle of Kanawha in some older accounts — was the only major action of Dunmore's War. It was fought on October 10, 1774, primarily between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Along the Ohio River near modern Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Indians under the Shawnee Chief Cornstalk attacked Virginia militia under Colonel Andrew Lewis, hoping to halt Lewis's advance into the Ohio Valley. After a long and furious battle, Cornstalk retreated. After the battle, the Virginians, along with a second force led by Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of Virginia, marched into the Ohio Valley and compelled Cornstalk to agree to a treaty, ending the war. (Wiki) Landon Covington Bell (1880-1960) was a lawyer and author who compiled/published vital records for several Virginia counties in the early 1900s (many of which are frequently cited in genealogical records for ancestors from "Southside" Virginia) He was industry advisor to the US Commerce Dept. under Sec. Hoover; and, he was an organizer of the Southern Coal Producers Assoc. He was a noted author of history and genealogy.; 16 pages 
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Toward a Better World, Booth, Evangeline
5 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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The Church in the Fork  A History of Historic Little Fork Church, Boyle, Andrew J.
6 Boyle, Andrew J. The Church in the Fork A History of Historic Little Fork Church
Culpeper, Va Little Fork Preservation Committee 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt print. Numerous surname references. A history of the church which is located in Culpeper, Va. Gift inscription in front. Little Fork Church, St. Mark's Parish, is Culpeper County's only Colonial church. It was ordered into existence in 1731 as a "chapel of ease" within the Little Fork between the Rappahannock and Hazel Rivers by Governor Spotswood. Services at Little Fork ceased at the onset of the Civil War. Early in the war, the church grounds were used as a drill field by the "Little Fork Rangers", more correctly known as Co. D 4th Virginia Cavalry. Later, Union troops quartered at the church destroyed most of the interior furnishings for firewood in the cold winter of 1863, leaving only the shell of the building and the reredos on the east wall. (The Diocese of Va) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
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War Letters  Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, Carroll, Andrew (editor)
7 Carroll, Andrew (editor) War Letters Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars
Scribner 2001 0743202945 / 9780743202947 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by editor. Looks new. In mylar dust cover. A collection of American War correspondence. Carroll features over 150 letters, complied from more than 50, 000 letters sent to him as part of his Legacy Project. The letters encompass every major conflict from the Civil War to Desert Storm. The letters tell tales of love; famous battles; reflections on the nature of war; rescues; and expressions of fear, loneliness, humour and pariotism. Letters come from such historical figures as Colin Powell, Theodore Roosevelt, George S. Patton, Helen Keller and John F. Kennedy, as well as common soldiers, sailors, nurses, spies, journalists, POWs and family members left at home. ; Photographs; 9.30 X 6.40 X 2 inches; 912 pages; Signed by Editor 
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Story of Old Allegheny City, Committee, Allegheny Centennial
8 Committee, Allegheny Centennial Story of Old Allegheny City
Allegheny Centennial Committee 1941 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Signed by A.T. Kirschler Jr. the son of the last Mayor of Old Allegheny City who in 1907 became deputy Mayor of Pittsburg after Allegheny City was consolidated with Pittsburg, Pa. Allegheny City, known today as Pittsburgh’s North Side, was the third-largest city in Pennsylvania when it was controversially annexed by the City of Pittsburgh in 1907. Founded in 1787 as a reserve land tract for Revolutionary War veterans in compensation for their service, it quickly evolved into a thriving urban center with its own character, industry, and accomplished residents. Among those to inhabit the area, which came to be known affectionately as “The Ward,” were Andrew Carnegie, Mary Cassatt, Gertrude Stein, Stephen Foster, and Martha Graham. Once a station along the underground railroad, home to the first wire suspension bridge, and host to the first World Series, the North Side is now the site of Heinz Field, PNC Park, the Andy Warhol Museum, the National Aviary, and world headquarters for corporations such as Alcoa and the H. J. Heinz Company. Letter laid in from Joseph C. Clark to Victor M. Matz thanking him for loaning the book to him for research. Fully indexed with many surnames. Rare. ; American Guide Series; Photographs, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 235 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
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Old Hickory  Young folks' life of Gen. Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, Frost, John
9 Frost, John Old Hickory Young folks' life of Gen. Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States
Boston, MA Lee and Shepard 1896 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with general Jackson riding horse with sabre drawn. "John Frost, a Philadelphia school teacher turned writer [Image 8: Portrait of Frost], was born in Kennebunk, Maine, in 1800 and educated at Bowdoin and Harvard. He spent the majority of his early career as a teacher and a principal. When not engaged in the training of minds, Frost pursued his substantial literary ambitions, aspirations that did not always endear him to those of his students who were made to act as “assistants” in his various projects. Accusing Frost of manipulating their children for personal gain, several wealthy parents withdrew their financial support from his school, and he was forced to resign. Frost’s passion for teaching proved “incongruous” with his love of literature, and “literature triumphed.”[13] In the years following his resignation from teaching, John Frost produced hundreds of books for the popular market" (cliohistoryl.org); Old rough and ready series; Engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 183 pages 
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10 Fuller, Andrew Memoir of Rev. Samuel Pearce, A. M. Who was united with carey and others in Establishing Missions in India, 1793.
New York , NY American Tract Society circa 1840 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
leather book has foxing. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
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The Lives of Winfield Scott and Andrew Jackson., Headley, Joel Tyler
11 Headley, Joel Tyler The Lives of Winfield Scott and Andrew Jackson.
Charles Scribner 1852 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Brown cover is very worn and cloth spine is bady torn. Contents clean with some foxing. Engravings of Jackson and Scott has heavy foxing. 
Price: 47.97 USD
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Shining Through  (Author Signed), Isaacs, Susan
12 Isaacs, Susan Shining Through (Author Signed)
New York, NY Harpercollins 1988 0060159790 / 9780060159795 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed on title page. Off White cloth cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Susan Isaacs (born December 7, 1943) is an American novelist and screenwriter. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, educated at Queens College, and worked as a senior editor at Seventeen magazine. She married Elkan Abramowitz, a lawyer, in 1968 and in 1970 left work to stay at home with her newborn son, Andrew. Three years later, in 1973, she gave birth to her daughter Elizabeth. She freelanced during this time, writing political speeches and magazine articles. ; 1 x 8.9 x 6.1 Inches; 402 pages; Signed by Author 
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Life of David, son of Jesse  The book of Psalms translated out of the original Hebrew and with former translations compared and revised, with eleven hundred prophetic references, Jackson, Cortes
13 Jackson, Cortes Life of David, son of Jesse The book of Psalms translated out of the original Hebrew and with former translations compared and revised, with eleven hundred prophetic references
Denver, CO [W.H. Kistler Stationery 1894 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover. Front and back hinge cracked but not loose from book. Contents very clean. This is a rare work by author with 1100 prophetic references from the book of Psalms. There are two sections of book the first is authors writing and second is the Book of Psalms with marginal notations of prophecies. Genealogical notes about author" Cortes Jackson, born 1822; died 1908 in Denver Co., MO. He married Julia Waters 1842.Notes for Cortes Jackson:Cortes Jackson, in an article in the Denver Post, on Jan 8, 1905, the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, says:"About 20 years ago I met Mrs. Hill, widow of General D.H. Hill, of the C.S.A., and sister to the General Stonewall Jackson, who gave me some genealogy worth recording. She said to me: 'Christopher Jackson, your grandfather, was the youngest of four sons of Samuel Jackson, of VA, viz: George, Edward, Lee, and Christopher. Samuel Jackson the father was a soldier in the Third Pennsylvania regiment at the surrender of Yorktown, in 1781. George Jackson, his oldest son was U. S. Senator from VA, in 1798, at the same time that his cousin, Andrew Jackson, was Senator from TN. Edward Jackson, the next son, was the grandfather of my brother, Thos. J. (Stonewall) Jackson, and myself.'"More About Cortes Jackson:Occupation: Minister, author, mercantile Business. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. May have musty smell. Rare if not unique book. ; Photo; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 139.97 USD
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The Cherokee Strip, a Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood  (Author Signed), James, Marquis
14 James, Marquis The Cherokee Strip, a Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood (Author Signed)
New York, NY The Viking Press 1945 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Grey cover. Spine sunfaded. Inscription reads "Best Wishes for Bill Hartshorn, Marquis James March 21 '46". Map endpapers. Marquis James (August 29, 1891, Springfield, Missouri – November 19, 1955) was an American journalist and author, twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his works The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston and The Life of Andrew Jackson. James served as an Army captain in the First World War, in France from 1917-1919. Following his military service, he became National Director of Publicity for the American Legion and worked on the staff at the American Legion Monthly from 1923 to 1932. James also contributed work to The New Yorker, occasionally using the pseudonym "Quid". Great reading! Rare signed work.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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15 Johnson, Malcolm B Red, white, and bluebloods in frontier Florida
Rotary Clubs of Tallahassee 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xlibrary. Has Discard Stamp, Black out on title page and on edge of pages, otherwise readable.dust in Mylar. the turbulent politics of the new Florida territory and in the valiant effort to establish a society in keeping with ancestral position the personal influences of Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Andrew Jackson, perhaps even of Aaron Burr, were strong. None of these men of Revolutionary times ever saw Florida, except Jackson, who was captured by the British as a 13 year old revolutionary militiaman and grew up to be governor of Florida on his way to the presidency. But their progeny, their kin, their disciples, neighbors and chroniclers came and played roles in planning United State government in what for most of three centuries had been an alien wilderness.; 9 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 144 pages 
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16 Klavan, Andrew Damnation Street (Author Signed)
Harcourt 2006 0151012172 / 9780151012176 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.They are two sworn enemies with a single obsession: a woman on the run from them both. Scott Weiss is a private detective. John Foy is a profes­sional killer. The woman is Julie Wyant, a hooker with the face of an angel. Julie spent one night with Foy—a night of psycho­pathic cruelty that Foy called love. Desperate to get away from him, she vanished without a trace. And Foy wants her back. There’s only one man who can find her: Weiss, the best locate operative in the business. She’s begged him not to look for her, fearing he’ll bring the killer in his wake. But Weiss can’t stay away. Now, from a town called Paradise, through a wilder­ness that feels like hell, Weiss searches for Julie—and the killer follows, waiting for his chance. They are two expert hunters matching move for move—until it ends on Damnation Street.; A Weiss and Bishop Mystery; 1 x 9 x 6.1 Inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
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17 Klavan, Andrew Hunting Down Amanda (Author Signed)
William Morrow 1999 0688168957 / 9780688168957 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. Lonnie Blake's wife was brutally murdered three years ago, leaving him a shattered man . . . until he crosses paths with Carol, who shares his bed and fulfills his fantasies for a single night. For her, the affair is strictly business, but for Lonnie, the echo of lost love is irresistible. Buoyed by happiness he hasn't felt for years, he sets out to track Carol down -- and finds he's not the only one on her trail.

Someone has dispatched a team of ruthless killers to hunt down Carol and her five-year-old daughter, Amanda. Suddenly Lonnie's search for love becomes a desperate fight for survival, a life-and-death race to discover little Amanda's earth-shaking secret and protect a woman and child he has come to cherish. Fast-paced, electrifying, and filled with unexpected twists and shocking turns, this is a thriller that takes off fast and accelerates all the way to its riveting climax.Lonnie Blake's wife was brutally murdered three years ago, leaving him a shattered man . . . until he crosses paths with Carol, who shares his bed and fulfills his fantasies for a single night. For her, the affair is strictly business, but for Lonnie, the echo of lost love is irresistible. Buoyed by happiness he hasn't felt for years, he sets out to track Carol down -- and finds he's not the only one on her trail.Someone has dispatched a team of ruthless killers to hunt down Carol and her five-year-old daughter, Amanda. Suddenly Lonnie's search for love becomes a desperate fight for survival, a life-and-death race to discover little Amanda's earth-shaking secret and protect a woman and child he has come to cherish. Fast-paced, electrifying, and filled with unexpected twists and shocking turns, this is a thriller that takes off fast and accelerates all the way to its riveting climax. ; 1.4 x 9.4 x 6.6 Inches; 384 pages; Signed by Author 
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History of Mason County, West Virginia 1987, Mason County History Book Committee
18 Mason County History Book Committee History of Mason County, West Virginia 1987
Salem, WV Walsworth Publishing, Salem, WV 1987 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Jan Haddox 
Red leather with gold print. Looks new. Contains history of the area along with genealogical/biographical data with photos. "Love this book, it is truly a wealth of information about Mason County, WV. Certainly worth the investment." (reviewer) The county was founded in 1804 and named for George Mason, delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention. Before the Civil War, the county was in the State of Virginia. In the second half of 1749, the French explorer, Pierre Joseph Céloron de Blainville, claimed French sovereignty over the Ohio Valley, burying a lead plaque at the meeting point of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers, naming the place Point Pleasant. In the Battle of Point Pleasant (October 10, 1774), fought on the future site of the town, over one thousand Virginia militiamen, led by Colonel Andrew Lewis (1720–1781), defeated a roughly equal force of an Algonquin confederation of Shawnee and Mingo warriors led by Shawnee Chief Cornstalk (ca. 1720-1777). The event is celebrated locally as the "First Battle of the American Revolutionary War" and in 1908 the U.S. Senate authorized erection of a local monument to commemorate it as such. Most historians, however, regard it not as a battle of the Revolution (1775–1783), but as a part of Lord Dunmore's War (1774). "Camp Point Pleasant" was established by Col. Lewis at the time of the Battle and the settlement that followed also took that name. Although not certain, Point Pleasant may have been permanently settled by whites as early as 1774. (Wikipedia) ; Black and White Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 492 pages 
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19 Mollo, Andrew Army uniforms of World War 2,
Blandford Press 1973 0713706449 / 9780713706444 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
These color guides provide an excellent view of the subject matter and history surrounding it. They are in excellent shape and scarce in this condition. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 183 pages 
Price: 14.38 USD
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The Four Courts Murder  (Author Signed), Nugent, Andrew
20 Nugent, Andrew The Four Courts Murder (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312327587 / 9780312327583 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 Charming Murder Mystery with a true Irish flavor. Against a strongly delineated background of Ireland and her people, Andrew Nugent has concocted a suspenseful first mystery When Judge Sidney Piggott gets kicked to death in his cham-bers at the Four Courts in Dublin, few tears are shed. Neither Jim Quilligan nor Molly Powers, the Dublin police detectives assigned to the case, are satisfied to pin the murder on a miss-ing youth whom many suspect without more reasons. Quilligan gets a colleague to question his informant and Molly does some sleuthing in the arts library because of the judge's ques-tionable dealing in paintings. There she meets a charming young Dutchman who helps her with the search. ; 1.02 x 8.27 x 5.51 Inches; 240 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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