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The mountains shall depart, Ballard, Elisabeth Duryee
1 Ballard, Elisabeth Duryee The mountains shall depart
Author 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author. Blue boards with gold lettering. A life history of author who was born in the family's summer cottage in Garrison-in-the-Hudson, NY. A lot of family history, stories, and local reflections. Scarce. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
2 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Edna Hibel  An Artist's Story of Love And Compassion, Clarkson, Millie And Edna Hibel And Theodore Plotkin
3 Clarkson, Millie And Edna Hibel And Theodore Plotkin Edna Hibel An Artist's Story of Love And Compassion
Gretna, La Pelican Publishing Company 2006 1589804279 / 9781589804272 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Illustrated by Edna Hibel Signed by Author & Illustrator
As New condition including dust. Blue cover with gold lettering. This is not only the story of Edna Hibel (who turns 90 in 2007) but a collection of some of her most beautiful work. From Europe to Russia and Asia this wonderful women artist has produced some of the most cherished work in lithographs, serigraphy, porcelain, plates, and dolls. Her subjects are mostly women and children. Her magnificant lithographs (drawings on stone that are transferred to the print) have as many as 32 colors, more than any other artist since lithography was invented in 1798. Ms. Hibel signed this book personally "with love, Edna Hibel" along with the author at an art show in Naples, Florida, February 11, 2007. Owning it almost like having a collection of her works signed personally. Extremely rare and beautiful. ; Color and B&W illustrations; 0.9 x 14.1 x 11.1 Inches; 176 pages; p; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 179.97 USD
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The Beverly Hills Cop Story  (Author Signed), Franklin, Lynn & Maury Green
4 Franklin, Lynn & Maury Green The Beverly Hills Cop Story (Author Signed)
Vantage Press 1986 0533067979 / 9780533067978 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
The book that tells the real story of the Movie. Inscribed and signed by Lynn Franklin. Dus has rubs. Book is very clean and tight. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce in this condition, if not rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.97 USD
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A Witness Tree (Author Signed), Frost, Robert
5 Frost, Robert A Witness Tree (Author Signed)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1942 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Frost under the sketch of his likeness opposite the title page. Book and dust clean and tight. Original Hardcover (blue cloth with gilt lettering and ornament on cover) with original (unclipped) dustjacket. First printing stated on back of title page. Dust has minor creases, rubs, and small tears and is in mylar protective cover. Author original signature in blue under his photo opposite title page. Blue/green boards with black spine and gilt print. Corners dented and edges worn. Foxing and browning throughout. Author was awarded the Pulitzer Price for Poetry for A Witness Tree in 194, Book now in archival box to protect condition. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century,Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution. "He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont. This book of Frost poetry is from the personal collection of Jean Lee Latham personal friend of Frost and they both had homes in the Miami, Florida Area. This book was among three Frost books in Ms. Latham's collection and one ""Mountain Interval" was signed by Ms. Latham. Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 – June 13, 1995) was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. Rare in this condition..; Sketch; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 749.97 USD
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6 Hubbard, Jack Patriots Will, Surviving the Great Depression and World War II Combat
AuthorHouse 2003 1403353727 / 9781403353726 First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. ; 0.67 x 9 x 6.12 Inches; 260 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 6.97 USD
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Index to American Genealogies and to Material Contained in All Works as Town Histories, County Histories, Local Histories, Historical Society Publications, Biographies, Historical Periodicals, and Kindred Works, Joel Munsell's Sons (compilers)
7 Joel Munsell's Sons (compilers) Index to American Genealogies and to Material Contained in All Works as Town Histories, County Histories, Local Histories, Historical Society Publications, Biographies, Historical Periodicals, and Kindred Works
Genealogical Publishing Co. 1984 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
A reprint of the 1900 original 5th Edition. Some highlighting. 
Price: 11.97 USD
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8 Judge, J. Donald (editor in cheese) The Cycle
Cincinnati, OH Section X of the Senior Mechanical Engineers of the University of Cincinnati 1924 First Edition; Various Flexible leather Very Good with no dust jacket 
Full leather binding. Photos with biographies. One glued in photo or label missing missing . We provide delivery tracking on US orders. This is a comical "yearbook" from graduates of the University of Cincinnati School of Mechanical Engineering for 1924. Those listed with photos and self described "epitath" are R.G. Wolfinger, E.A. Oster, J.D. Judge, A. A. Nejako, R.A. Muller, A.M. Crain, O.T. Rhodes, T.C. Fleming, L.C. Lander, O.D. Rice, D.W. Johnson, G.H. Pfefferle, C.A. Joerger, H.H. Fikret, H.A. Wolsdorf. Dedicatted to Kenneth Turner Darling. This is a rare work. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
Price: 26.20 USD
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Keda me valisime? Who we chose, Kelder, Jaan
9 Kelder, Jaan Keda me valisime? Who we chose
Bristol, Ct Tartu 1993 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks to be a book of biographies and recommendations for people running for parliment in Estonia. An overview of the deputies of the Riigikogu of the Republic of Estonia, their childhood and school days, work, family, beliefs and beliefs, habits and all that is interesting about it. Written in Estonian, many photos. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Capone; The Life and World of Al Capone, Kobler, J
10 Kobler, J Capone; The Life and World of Al Capone
G.P. Putnam's Sons 1971 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
This is not a book club edition. Black cloth boards with white spine. Dust shows sun fading and some wear. Not price clipped. Prior owners name neatly written in front. Alphonse Gabriel Capone (/'ćl k?'po?n/;[2] Italian: ['al ka'pone]; January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33. John Kobler's (1910-2000) many books include biographies of John Barrymore, Henry Luce, John Hunter, and Otto Kahn. He wrote for the New Yorker and other magazines, and lived in New York City.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 409 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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11 Lawrence Country Historical Society Some History of Lawrence County
Deadwood, S.D. Lawrence Country Historical Society 1981 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Marjorie Yates Price 
Gold cover with black lettering. Complete surname index. Exhaustive history of Lawrence County which includes cities like Lead, Deadwood, Perry, Spearfish, Whitewood, Tinton, Terry, Terraville, St. Onge, etc. Contains many family biographies and city histories. Scarce. ; S.D.; Illustrations, photos 
Price: 129.18 USD
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Eric Gill, MacCarthy, Fiona
12 MacCarthy, Fiona Eric Gill
Great Britain Faber and Faber 1989 0571137547 / 9780571137541 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold print. xlibrary with no damage just a couple of small stamps. Very clean book. Gill was a great artist-craftsman. Sculptor, wood engraver, letter cutter, and typographer. Sections on Brighton and Chichester, London, Sussex, Welsh Mountains and Pyrenees, and Home Counties. Completly indexed and bibliography. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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No. 10 Downing Street a House in History, Minney, R J
13 Minney, R J No. 10 Downing Street a House in History
Boston Palala Press 2016 1355718570 / 9781355718574 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1963 first american edition not a reprint. Very clean, dust has minor rubs but now in mylar protective cover (not price clipped). R.J. Minney (1895-1979) was a British film producer, journalist, editor and author. In 1933 Minney wrote a play Clive of India, based on an earlier biography he had written, that was a major West End hit. He was hired to write the screenplay for the 1935 American film adaptation Clive of India by producer Darryl F. Zanuck. However he did not settle in Hollywood and returned to Britain. During the 1940s he worked at Gainsborough Pictures. He produced The Wicked Lady (1945). He was employed on a number of the company's commercially successful Gainsborough Melodramas. However, he resigned from the Rank Organisation in 1947, unhappy with the direction of the company. (Wikipedia) He wrote numerous novels, biographies, plays, films, non-ficition, etc. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages 
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1955 Thirty Years Later, United States Naval Academy, No Author Listed
14 No Author Listed 1955 Thirty Years Later, United States Naval Academy
Anapolis, Md U.S. Naval Academy 1985 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue leather binding with gold print. A History of this class up to 1985. Biographies, Memorials, and statistics. Rare. ; Photographs, ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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A History of Providence Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, September 10, 1838-JUly 10, 1977, No Author Listed
15 No Author Listed A History of Providence Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, September 10, 1838-JUly 10, 1977
Clinton, S.C. Printers Assocites, Inc. 1977 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Red cover gold print. Biographies of pastors, history of the church, gravestones, and much local history associated with the town and the church. Rare. 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Ministry of Angels, No Author Listed
16 No Author Listed Ministry of Angels
Greensboro, NC The Apostolic Messenger Office 1880 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Grey cover with black lettering. Cover has been re-glued to contents. Paper is fragile due to age. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Godbey’s contributions to holiness literature also included numerous small booklets which nourished the holiness people in sound doctrine and inoculated them against the ‘heresies’ which were sweeping across America in the late nineteenth century. These booklets were printed on cheap (high acid content) paper in order to make them affordable (usually ten cents each), and as a consequence, most of them exist today in a state of marked deterioration. Topics included expositions of holiness soteriology, critiques of “popular evangelism,” indictments of the “fallen churches” (especially Methodism), warnings against such ‘heresies’ as “Mormonism,” and devotional studies of the geography of “Bible lands.” However, the most prominent topic was the Second Coming of Christ. Godbey wrote numerous booklets concerning the “signs of the times,” expositions of dispensationalist chronology (outlining periods of history, the Rapture, the Tribulation Period, the Millennium, and the final judgment), and exhortations to be “robed and ready” with the experience of entire sanctification. These booklets contain an abundance of Godbey’s sermon illustrations–personal anecdotes, allusions to classical Greek mythology, references to rural life, and stories taken from religious biographies of such notable personalities as George Whitefield, John Wesley, Benjamin Abbott, and Charles G. Finney. These booklets provide today’s readers with snapshots of Godbey’s preaching style– homespun stories, rhetoric, pointed exhortations, allusions to classical literature–and provide a clear picture of a distinct personality. Like the rest of his publications, Godbey’s booklets were not polished productions; rather, they were transcriptions of his reminiscences, taken down by “amanuenses”–most of them students of God’s Bible School. Godbey had serious problems with his eyesight, and his handwriting was very difficult to decipher. He dictated his books and pamphlets from memory, and these publications represent a raw transcription of his personality and speaking style. Very rare. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book. 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Minutes of Severel Conversations Between The Methodist Ministers  At Their 101st Annual Conference, Begun In Birmingham, on Wednesday, July 31, 1844, No Author Listed
17 No Author Listed Minutes of Severel Conversations Between The Methodist Ministers At Their 101st Annual Conference, Begun In Birmingham, on Wednesday, July 31, 1844
London, England John Mason 1844 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprint. X-lib. Contains addresses made at the conference. Reports, deaths, with short biographies. Excellent reference. Cover is cardboard with taped spine. Contents clean with some browning due to age. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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18 No Author Listed Universal Indian Sign Language of the Plains Indians of North America Together with a simplified method of study, a list of words in most general use, ... etc. and other important co-related matter
San Diego, CA William Tomkins 1929 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with pictoral label of indians on horses and gold lettering. Cover worn. Signed by Jean Lee Latham, 1937. "Jean Lee Latham grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she wrote plays and operated the county newspaper’s linotype machine. She earned a master’s degree at Cornell University. While completing her degree, Ms. Latham taught English, history, and drama at Ithaca.Once she graduated, she became editor-in-chief of the Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. She worked hard to become a radio writer, but WWII changed her plans. She signed up for the US Signal Corps Inspection Agency, where she trained women inspectors. The U.S. War Department gave her a Silver Wreath for her work.After D-Day, Ms. Latham made the decision to write biographies for children. Her first book was The Story of Eli Whitney, published in 1953. Her third book, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, earned the Newbery Medal in 1956.Playwright, author, and teacher, Ms. Latham died on June 13, 1995, at the age of 93. Her manuscripts are housed in the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota." (Children's Literature network) This book came from a collection of Ms. Latham's. There is also typed notes from Ms. Latham about spelling and references to bibliography for her book on Mr. bowditch. The Cover has been taped with library to end papers of book. Numerous photos including author with Sons of Dakotah the Chief. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 45.97 USD
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Rank and File, Robertson, James I. & Richard M. McMurry
19 Robertson, James I. & Richard M. McMurry Rank and File
Presidio Press 1978 0891410112 / 9780891410119 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
; 164 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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History of the Missouri Press Association, Stephens, E. W.
20 Stephens, E. W. History of the Missouri Press Association
Columbia, MO Missouri Press Association 1931 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown decorative embossed cover. (Leather? ) History and biographies with photos. End papers show soiling. Otherwise clean. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 4to; p 
Price: 89.97 USD
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