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1 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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Genealogy and history of a part of the Newbury Adams family,  Formerly of Devonshire, England, being the descendants of Robert Adams and wife Eleanor, Adams, Smith
2 Adams, Smith Genealogy and history of a part of the Newbury Adams family, Formerly of Devonshire, England, being the descendants of Robert Adams and wife Eleanor
Maine The Calais Advertiser's Office 1895 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Photocopy Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy only of complete genealogy. In Manila folder. The first american ancestors of the Newbury Adams Family, who came to Ipswithc, Mass in 1635, and settled in Newbury Mass., In 1640 together with other valuable information collected and prepared for publication by I. Smith Adams of Milltown, Me. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 61 pages 
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3 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
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Anthony Adverse (Author signed), Allen, Hervey
4 Allen, Hervey Anthony Adverse (Author signed)
New York The Ferris Printing Co 1933 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Allan McNab Signed by Author
Blue cover with gold lettering. Cover is soiled and spine sunfaded. Author signed on end paper, Hervey Allen. Contents clean. Large heavy book. llen was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1915, where he also became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He served as a Lieutenant in the 28th (keystone) Division, United States Army during the World War I and fought in the Aisne-Marne offensive July–August, 1918. He wrote "Toward the Flame" (1926), a nonfictional account of his experiences in the war. Allen is best known for his work Anthony Adverse. He also planned a series of novels about colonial America called The Disinherited. He completed three works in the series. In the 1940s he co-edited the Rivers of America Series with Carl Carmer. Allen was a good friend of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and instigated her writing The Everglades: River of Grass. Allen was close friends with Robert Frost and Ogden Nash. He died at his home, called the Glades, in Coconut Grove, Florida, at age 60. Rare.; Three Volumes in One: The Roots of the Tree, The other bronze boy, The Lonely Twin; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1224 pages; Signed by Author 
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Covered Bridges of the Northeast, Allen, Richard Sanders
5 Allen, Richard Sanders Covered Bridges of the Northeast
The Stephen Greene Press 1957 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
A compliation of covered bridges in northeast (Massachusetts, N.Y., Maine, Conn., R.I., Vermont, NJ, and New Hampshire with history and photos. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 121 pages 
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6 Andrews, C.F. The SPAD XIII C.I
Surry, England Profile Publications Limited, 1966 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color and black and white photos with production history and specifications. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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7 Atkinson, Mary Davis Doddridge County, Virginia (Now West Virginia) Marriage Book I
Fort Worth, TX American Reference Publishing Co. 1968 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey paperback with black print. Being a record fo the first marriages in that county created in 1845 from parts of Tyler, Harrison, Lewis, and Ritchie Counties. Fully indexed by name. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 8vo; 73 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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Illustrated Index of  J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County, Avant, David A.
8 Avant, David A. Illustrated Index of J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County
Tallahassee, FL Lavant Studios 1985 0914570072 / 9780914570073 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks almost new with very minor spots on top, bottom, and fore edge of book. Dust and contents look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extensive name index and many illustrations. Had library seal of Ted Davis on front endpaper. Inscribed "To my cousin, Capt. Ted Davis, who is descended from many Gadsden County pioneers and who loves history as I do and got me started on this book, Love David A. Avant, Jr. 26 Nov, 1985. Rare work. ; 12 B & W Plates and photo of author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Signed by Author 
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
9 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce More Fragments from France,
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 44 pages 
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
10 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
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The Hunted  A Thriller (Author Signed), Barcomb, Wayne
11 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 
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Child welfare;  Selected list of books and pamphlets,, Bascom, Elva Lucile
12 Bascom, Elva Lucile Child welfare; Selected list of books and pamphlets,
American medical association 1918 First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce Paperback bibliography published during WW1 on books for mothers and those working in child welfare. Includes book title, author, description, price and publication dates. Book now in archival sleeve to protect conditionWe provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 40 pages; 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
13 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 1.24 x 9.32 x 6.4 Inches; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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Biles-Herzog Genealogy, Biles, Frances Herzog
14 Biles, Frances Herzog Biles-Herzog Genealogy
Santa Ana, Ca Friis-Pioneer Press 1984 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth Contains Lineage for Biles, Stierheim-Biles, Herzog, Keith, Patrick, and Matthews. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos Chats; 87 pages; 
Price: 68.38 USD
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Faith in the Fight, Binsfield, John W. &  William C. Davis
15 Binsfield, John W. & William C. Davis Faith in the Fight
Stackpole Books 2003 0811700178 / 9780811700177 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in As New dust jacket 
Tan and black cover with gilt print. Some marginal notations from the former owner an Army Chaplain who may have used them for sermon notes. Condition otherwise like new. For both Union and Confederate soldiers, religion was the greatest sustainer of morale in the Civil War, and faith was a refuge in a great time of need. Guarding and guiding the spiritual well-being of the fighters, army chaplains were a voice of hope and reason in an otherwise chaotic military existence. Here for the first time, encompassing the depth and breadth of their dedication and sacrifice, is their fascinating and uplifting story. Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., is an alumni distinguished professor of history and the executive director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. William C. Davis is professor of history and director of programs of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. John Brinsfield is a retired army chaplain in Atlanta, Georgia. Benjamin Maryniak is a lifelong student of the Civil War in Lancaster, New York. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 256 pages 
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Why I Am a Baptist, Borden, E.H.
16 Borden, E.H. Why I Am a Baptist
Nashville, Tenn National Baptist Publishing 1938 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pamphlet written by pastor of Live Oak Baptist Church, Beaumont, Tx. Dr. Borden was an African American pastor who helped to found many churches. Dedicated to author's mother Susie M. Borden. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 8 pages 
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The man who survived,, Borel, Marguerite Appell
17 Borel, Marguerite Appell The man who survived,
New York, Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold lettering. Camille Marbo is the pseudonym of Marguerite Appell Borel, feminist novelist of the Belle Epoque. pages 59-62 have torn bottom right corners otherwise excellent condition almost new. Rare if not extremely rare. Book is about an injured soilder in WW I that wakes up in the hospital. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 4 pages 
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18 Breebaart, Joeri and Peit When I Die, Will I Get Better?
New York , NY Peter Bedrick Books 1993 0872263754 / 9780872263758 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Glossy yellow cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 29 pages 
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19 Brown, Arthur I. Men, Monkeys and Missing Links
Findlay, OH Fundamental Truth Publishers N.D. First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey booklet with black print. Very clean. Scarce. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo; 39 pages 
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20 Brown, Ray Hyer Robert Stewart Hyer, The man I knew
Anson Jones Press 1957 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red and black cover with gold lettering. ; 206 pages 
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