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Washington Missouri Sesquicentennial 1839-1989
1 Washington Missouri Sesquicentennial 1839-1989
Washington, Mo Washington Historical Society 1989 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 
Red leatherlike cover with gold lettering. Books looks new. An extensive historical account about the people, businesses, and events of Washington, MO. Has numerous family histories, photos, organizations, churches and other historical data. End papers are a map of the city. Rare. ; Photos, Maps, Illustrations; p 
Price: 89.97 USD
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HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987., Abberger, Nancy Hardy
2 Abberger, Nancy Hardy HEART OF THE CITY History of the First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1876-1987.
First Presbyterian Church 1988 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed "Best Wishes, Nancy Abberger" on Title page. Blue coverwith gold lettering. Book looks new. Extensive history of this church located in Orlando,Fl. Has extensive name index for genealogial and historical research.Book has plastic cover for protection. Excellent condition. ; 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.50 inches; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The creed of all men,, Abbey, R
3 Abbey, R The creed of all men,
Nashville, Tenn Southern Methodist Pub. House 1882 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1882 edition not a reprint. Grey cloth cover. Slight foxing. Part 1 The Truth of Christianity was never denied, Part 2 The principles of Christianity were never objected to. Rev. Abbey preached a sermon with these two parts and the Methodist asked him if they could publish. So he allowed them. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 93 pages 
Price: 39.98 USD
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4 Albright, Zella Rae One Man's Family The Life of Hiram Vasquez 1843-1939
self 1984 Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Limited edition Number 215 of 1000. Rust cover with gold lettering. Dust has chips now in mylar for protection. Rare signed copy. Traces this famous family from living with the Shoshone indians, to Ft. Bridger, Salt Lake City, Missouri, Colorado, Sincian, etc. Frustrations on the Wahatoya, as storekeeper, sawmiller, marshal, timber company owner. Extensive bibliograpy and index. Many surnames used throughout along with historical accounts. Wonderful reference and great read. Rare signed copy. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.97 USD
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5 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial Of Alice And Phoebe Cary, With Some Of Thier Later Poems
New York , NY Hurd and Houghton 1873 Not First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth stamped in black and gold. A little wear to edges, otherwise fine. One leaf section loose. Alice (1820-1871) and Phobe (1824-1871) were both authors, writing poetry with Alice writing short stories and novels of hardship of life in the west. Both were abolitionists and sympathetic to the woman's rights movement. Both left their Ohio homes for New York City where they supported themselves by writing--an unusual achievement for women in antibellum America. In fact, they established a well-regarded literary salon in New York. Their "at-home" Sunday evenings were frequented by Robert and Elizabeth Stoddard, Susan B. Anthony (Phoebe helped as an assistant editor on her journal Revolution) , Horace Greeley, John Greenleaf Whittier. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.80 X 1.40 inches 
Price: 18.98 USD
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6 Bakewell, Mary Ellis Of long ago; The children and the city
Pittsburg PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Harry Schwalb 
Very good scuffed copy. Minor scrapes to paper boards. Story of growing up in the city of Pittsburgh's North Side. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Drawings; 65 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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Pittsburg the Story of a City, Baldwin
7 Baldwin Pittsburg the Story of a City
University of Pittsburg Press 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ward Hunter 
Cover shows some wear to spine area, contents clean. Excellent history of this great city. Fully indexed with maps section. ; Illustrated 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado, Bancroft,Caroline
8 Bancroft,Caroline Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado
Sage Books 1958 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cover gilt lettering. Dust is worn at edges, but now in mylar protective cover. Fully indexed, numerous photos, and map endpapers. Many place names and surnames of families. Includes information on Gilpine County, Colorado. ; Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 386 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Hunted  A Thriller (Author Signed), Barcomb, Wayne
9 Barcomb, Wayne The Hunted A Thriller (Author Signed)
Minotaur Books 2009 031237075X / 9780312370756 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 lightning-fast police procedural from an up-and-coming talent.The Hunted introduces a homicide detective who gets the shock of his life while tracking a most ingenious serial killer From a writer whose previous works Robert B. Parker declared “compelling . . . swiftly told” and James W. Hall called “top-notch” comes this first electrifying thriller featuring New York City homicide detective Frank Russo.

The Hunted begins with a little girl witnessing a horrible crime. Due to the child's testimony, the murderer is convicted. Eighteen years later the killer is released on parole, and his mission is to track down the now grown woman he feels betrayed him. A deranged dance of masked identities ensues, and it is up to newly single homicide detective Frank Russo to unravel the case. Rare.; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The old merchants of New York City, Barrett, Walter
10 Barrett, Walter The old merchants of New York City
New York , NY Carleton 1863 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original boards re bound. Content clean and tight. Excellent condtion. Fully indexed. A fascinating accout of Merchants in NY city containing valuable reference materal and historical details. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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11 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Mexico, Central America, & West Indies with insets of Panama Canal and Mexico City
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 80.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
12 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Photographic print of Columbia, South,Carolina in 1865, Brady, Matthew
13 Brady, Matthew Photographic print of Columbia, South,Carolina in 1865
Springfield, MAss Patriot Publishing Co 1910 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photographic Print. A few short years earlier Columbia was the aristocratic city proud and beautiful. The whole city of Columbia was consumed in the flames. This was the passing of the hopes of the South. Protected by an acid proof backing board and archival quality sleeve. ; Photographic History of the Civil War published by Review of Reviews Co.; Photograph; Photograph ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 1 pages 
Price: 15.98 USD
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Milwaukee Under the Charter From 1847 ro 1853, Buck, James S.
14 Buck, James S. Milwaukee Under the Charter From 1847 ro 1853
Symes, Swain & Co. Printers 1884 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This volume (III), is a continuation of the authors work on the "Pioneer portion" of the city's history in volume I and II. This volume brings the history down to 1853, thus making it a valuble stand alone history of the period 1847-1853. It contains a list of settlers and a list of vessels built at Milwaukee. Cover is very worn an soiled, hinges loose but not seperated. Contents very clean. Contains engravings and fold out. Fully indexed. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Vol 3 only. ; Vol. 3; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 506 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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15 Burt, Jesse C. & Jr. Robert T. Quarles Nashville Its Life and Times
Nashville, Tenn Tennessee Book Company 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Beige cloth cover with good dust jacket. Fully indexed. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 182 pages 
Price: 13.66 USD
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Clearwater "A Sparkling City"  (Author Signed), Cadwell, Roy
16 Cadwell, Roy Clearwater "A Sparkling City" (Author Signed)
Minneapolis, MN T. S. Denison & Company 1977 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Brown cover with gold print. Very clean contents. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare. ; Photographs & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 114 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 57.97 USD
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The Medley of Richmond Hill House, Vol 1, No. 5, August 1916, Caputi, Daniel A.  (Editor)
17 Caputi, Daniel A. (Editor) The Medley of Richmond Hill House, Vol 1, No. 5, August 1916
New York The Clubs of Richmond Hill House 1916 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback magazine/booklet. Paper cover may show soiling and chipping due to age. Other articles by Joseph A. Tacola, Daniel Caputi, Vincent Cicatelli, and Romulado Bufano. Also an article by Hon. Arthur Woods from the NYPD. A very rare if not unique social magazine published by The Richmond Hill House located at 28 Macdougal Street, New York, NY. Contains many ads from local New York City and Greenwich Village businesses. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Practical Watch Repairing, Carle, Donald De & E. A. Ayres
18 Carle, Donald De & E. A. Ayres Practical Watch Repairing
London N.A.G. Press 1996 0719800307 / 9780719800306 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by E. A. Ayres 
Minor rubs to dust otherwise near fine condition overall. This book describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch in precise and meticulous detail. De Carle takes his reader through every stage and operation of watch repairing, and with 553 illustrations, it can justifiably claim to be the best illustrated book on practical horology yet issued, and one of the best of its kind on any subject. Extensive table of contents with Appendix and index. Donald de Carle was a Fellow and Medallist of the British Horological Institute and a Freeman of the City of London by virtue of being a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. He contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica and was the author of many other horological works including Clock and Watch Repairing, Complicated Watches and their Repair, Practical Clock Repairing, Watch and Clock Encyclopaedia, Clocks and their Value, Horology ('Teach Yourself Series'), Practical Watch Adjusting and Springing, The Watchmaker's and Modern Engineer's Lathe, Watches and their Value, etc. ; Illustrations; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1.30 inches; 319 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Heart talks, Carradine, B
19 Carradine, B Heart talks
God's Revivalist Office 1899 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Contents clean, pages tight. Back cover has discoloration. Edges show signs of edgewear, overall good copy. Has small paper label with Mrs. Dale Chappell's name and signed by F.L. Chappell from Nampa, Idaho the location of a Nazarene University. The Chappell name is notable in Holiness history. Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, he moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi.Carradine wrote 26 books which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 278 pages; p 
Price: 11.98 USD
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Revival incidents, Carradine, B
20 Carradine, B Revival incidents
Chicago, Ill Christian Witness Co 1913 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. A rare copy of authors book on revivals. Many sermons including, but not limited to, The Restitutions of a Revival Meeting, The Revelations of a Revival Meeting, Decepments of a Revival Meeting, Strange Cases, The Remuneration in some Meetings, and many more. Born April 4, 1842, in Yazoo County, Mississippi, he moved with his family the Yazoo City in 1852. He served with the Confederate Army for the last five months of the Civil War. Educated at the University of Mississippi, he was ordained a Methodist elder in 1878. He served in parsonages in New Orleans and Mississippi.Carradine wrote 26 books which primarily advanced his religious beliefs. Several of his books were centered on the concept of sanctification. He also wrote about his opposition to the Louisiana lottery making an analogy between it and slavery. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 245 pages 
Price: 23.98 USD
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