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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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2 Biographical Record Harrison, Ohio
Chicago, Ill J H Beers and Company 1978 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Photos, illustrations Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families. Large Heavy book.; 
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In Service to American Pharmacy The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.
3 In Service to American Pharmacy The Professional Life of William Procter, Jr.
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1992 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new in shrink wrap. Rare.The position of the pharmacist in the structure of health care in the United States evolved during the middle half of the 19th century, roughly from the founding of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1821 to the passage of meaningful pharmaceutical legislation in the 1870s. Higby examines the professional life of William Procter, Jr., generally regarded as the “Father of American Pharmacy,” and follows the development of American pharmacy through four decades of Procter’s professional commitment to the field. 
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4 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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5 Alabama Memorial Services James B. Allen
U. S. Government Printing 1978 First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Excellent Historical Reference. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo ; 
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Nixon  The Education of a Politician 1913-1962, Ambrose, Stephen E.
6 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon The Education of a Politician 1913-1962
Simon & Schuster 1987 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Book has small embossed stamp from former owner on front endpaper. First edition as identified by full numberline. Fully indexed. "This auspicious opener in a projected two-volume life of Richard Nixon carries the California grocer's son from his school days to the vice-presidency and his subsequent failure to win the governorship of his home state. Ambrose, a professor of history at the University of New Orleans and biographer (Eisenhower, etc.) has written a readable, balanced biography of an unusually complex figure". review. Part of authors three books on Nixon. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 720 pages 
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The Lincoln Reader, Angle, Paul M.
7 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader
Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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SOCIETY REGISTER THE SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Containing a Brief History of its Organization. a Biography of its Elective Officers, its Constitution and by Laws, and a Roster of its Membership, Corrected for the Fiscal Year October 31st 1925, Baggarly, F. C. ; editor
8 Baggarly, F. C. ; editor SOCIETY REGISTER THE SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Containing a Brief History of its Organization. a Biography of its Elective Officers, its Constitution and by Laws, and a Roster of its Membership, Corrected for the Fiscal Year October 31st 1925
Washington, D. C. Society of Virginia of the District of Columbia 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover has spots. Binding loose but complete and otherwise in very good condition.Has underlining in pencil on several pages. Signed by Mary Norris McCabe. "Containing a brief history of its organization, a biography of its elective officers, its constitution and by -laws, and a roster of its membership, corrected for the fiscal year October 31st, 1925. Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Photographs; 
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9 Bailey, Hannah Johnston Reminiscences of a Christian life
Winthrop, ME Banner Book and Job Print 1889 Fourth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth, with gold print. Engraving of author on frontpiece. Very clean contents. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 402 pages 
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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
10 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Memories  A record of personal experience and adventure during four years of war, Beers, Fannie A
11 Beers, Fannie A Memories A record of personal experience and adventure during four years of war
Philadelphia PA Press of J.B. Lippincott Co 1888 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold print. Cover has spotting around edges otherwise clean. Tight binding and clean contents. Has signature of Mrs. Henry White, Birmingham, Alabama 1891 in front. Photo of author as frontspiece. Small water stain at bottom and on a couple of pages hence. This is an account of Authors experiences as a women during the Civl War. Includes chapters on Alabama, Buckner Hospital, Gainesville, Alabama, Newnan Georgia, Confederate Women, Fenner's Louisiana Battery, etc. Excellent historical reference. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Scarce. ; 336 pages; p 
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Roses in December,  Memoirs, Bergstrand, Wilton E
12 Bergstrand, Wilton E Roses in December, Memoirs
1987 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Extensive "memoirs" of author that includes a lot of genealogical info. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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13 Briggs, William J. & Henry Cauthen The Cotton Man
Columbia, S. C. University of South Carolina Press 1983 0872494152 / 9780872494152 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Beige cover with crimson sprine and gold print. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Fully Indexed. Scarce in this condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 4to; 341 pages 
Price: 13.66 USD
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A Company of Heroes   Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us, Brotherton, Marcus
14 Brotherton, Marcus A Company of Heroes Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us
New York Berkley Hardcover 2010 0425234207 / 9780425234204 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by four of the band of brothers from Easy Company, Brad Freeman, Earl McClung, and Buck Compton, and Bob Noody. Signing witnessed by seller in 2010. A revealing portrait of the lives of the men who fought for our freedom during some of the darkest days the world has ever known-men who returned home with a newfound wisdom and honor that they passed on to their families and who continue to inspire new generations of Americans. Compiled from the veterans' notes, journals, letters, photographs, and the author's personally conducted interviews with the surviving contributors, this unique volume features the never-before-told stories of the Band of Brothers from more than twenty children and other family members. Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extremely Rare.; Photographs; 1.5 x 9.6 x 7.1 Inches; 368 pages; p; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
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Islands of the Damned  A Marine at War in the Pacific (Author Signed), Burgin, R.V. & Bill Marvel
15 Burgin, R.V. & Bill Marvel Islands of the Damned A Marine at War in the Pacific (Author Signed)
NAL Hardcover 2010 0451229908 / 9780451229908 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author in February 2011 at gun show in Louisville, KY and seller witnessed the signing. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. An unvarnished and moving memoir of a Marine veteran who fought his way across the Pacific Theater of World War II-whose story is featured in the upcoming HBO(r) series The Pacific This is an eyewitness-and eye-opening-account of some of the most savage and brutal fighting in the war against Japan, told from the perspective of a young Texan who volunteered for the Marine Corps to escape a life as a traveling salesman. R.V. Burgin enlisted at the age of twenty, and with his sharp intelligence and earnest work ethic, climbed the ranks from a green private to a seasoned sergeant. Along the way, he shouldered a rifle as a member of a mortar squad. He saw friends die-and enemies killed. He saw scenes he wanted to forget but never did-from enemy snipers who tied themselves to branches in the highest trees, to ambushes along narrow jungle trails, to the abandoned corpses of hara kiri victims, to the final howling banzai attacks as the Japanese embraced their inevitable defeat. An unforgettable narrative of a young Marine in combat, Islands of the Damned brings to life the hell that was the Pacific War. Rare. ; HBO The Pacific; Photographs; 1.2 x 9.1 x 6.3 Inches; 304 pages; 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
16 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 
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An Hour Before Daylight Memories of a Rural Boyhood, Carter, Jimmy
17 Carter, Jimmy An Hour Before Daylight Memories of a Rural Boyhood
Simon & Schuster 2001 0743211936 / 9780743211932 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by President Carter on January 23, 2001 at Hoover Alabama Books a Million. Notice verifying event laid in book. Signed on endpaper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Fully indexed. Scarce. ; Photographs; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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18 Carvosso, William Life of William Carvosso, Sixty years a class-leader
Waukesha, Wisc. Eaton & Mains 1835 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pages yellowing from age. Circa 1885. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 351 pages 
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19 Child, Lydia Maria Francis Isaac T. Hopper A true life
Boston, MA Jewett, Proctor & Worthington; [etc., etc.] 1853 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover, hinges weak. Top of spine shows fraying. Photo of Hopper opposite of Title page. Light foxing due to age. Some of the pages beginning to seperate from sewing, but not loose. Pages have no underlining or highlighting. Hopper was a famous Quaker and much is said about the society related to this time period. Rare work by L. Maria Child (1802-1880) writer and women's activist. Ms. Child wrote some early appeals addressing slavery such as "An appeal in favor of that class of Americans called Africans". This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photo.; 493 pages 
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Every Man a Tiger, Clancy, Tom
20 Clancy, Tom Every Man a Tiger
Putnam Adult 1999 0399144935 / 9780399144936 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by General Horner not Clancy. The second in an extraordinary series of nonfiction books by the #1 bestselling author--a look deep into the art of war as seen through the eyes of four of America's outstanding commanders.Written with armor and infantry General Fred Franks, Jr., Into the Storm won Clancy unanimous praise for its masterful blend of military history, biography, tactical analysis, and unique insight into the art and practice of leadership. Every Man a Tiger soars above it, into the sky. ; 9.20 X 6 X 1.90 inches; 564 pages; Signed by One Author 
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