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1 Adams, Robert E. ROMANCE OF THE OLD FRONTIER
New York, NY Vantage Press 1964 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
By author of Stories of the Western Plains. Green cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author. Rare.; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.97 USD
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2 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 
Price: 19.97 USD
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An Old-Fashioned Girl, Alcott, Louisa May & Frances Brundage
3 Alcott, Louisa May & Frances Brundage An Old-Fashioned Girl
Saalfield Pub Co 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frances Brundage 
Green cover with color label of two girls hugging and boy in background. (See Scan) Soiling to cover, pages clean. There are pencil drawing on end papers (quite good of lady). Illustrations throughout. ; Illustrations; 401 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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VIRGINIA  THE OLD DOMINION:, Andrews, Matthew Page
4 Andrews, Matthew Page VIRGINIA THE OLD DOMINION:
Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1937 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Volume 1 is signed by author and #425 of limited issue written in author's hand. This is a two volume set in blue leather with gold emblem on cover and uneven cut pages. Some wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. Contents very clean. It is a limited edition with list of sponsors and patrons. Illustrations throughout both volumes. This is a rare set. ; TWO VOLUMES; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Old Tascosa, 1886-1888, Archambeau, Ernest R
5 Archambeau, Ernest R Old Tascosa, 1886-1888
Panhandle-Plains Historical Society 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green hardcover book, gold print. Looks new. Very clean contents. ; 195 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans  A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New, Aurand, A. Monroe
6 Aurand, A. Monroe Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans A Collection of Anecdotes, Stories, and Witticisms -- Some Old, Some New
Harrisburg, PA Privately Printed by The Aurand Press 1946 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown booklet with black print. Some wear to cover edge. Now in archival sleeve. here is a wealth of material on all phases of farm, home, school, church, and sex life of the Pennsylvania Germans. This is one such collection of these popular stories, anecdotes and witticisms. Some of these stories are old enough to vote; others are more or less new, some having been developed from "material at hand" - based on actual happenings. This collection is published especially to provide entertainment not only for those who are up and around and have use of all their faculties, but also represents a "good will" intent toward the many who are shut-ins in private homes and hospitals. Here's to more good laughs! ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 4.97 USD
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Old Black Fly, Aylesworth, Jim; Gammell, Stephen
7 Aylesworth, Jim; Gammell, Stephen Old Black Fly
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 1992 0805014012 / 9780805014013 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Stephen Gammell Signed by Author
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Nothing drives a family crazy faster than an old black fly on a hot summer day, especially when the family's a little crazy already. And this fly is as bad as they come. He knows every low-down trick in the book--and won't rest until he's gone through them all. He ate on the crust of the Apple pie.He bothered the Baby and made her cry .Shoo fly! Shoo fly! Shooo. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Minutes of the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Annual Session, the New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptist of Jesus Christ September 22, 23, and 24, 1950, Baptist
8 Baptist Minutes of the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Annual Session, the New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptist of Jesus Christ September 22, 23, and 24, 1950
Pikeville, KY Cumberland Publishing Co. 1950 First Edition; Various Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Brown cover black lettering. Has a large section of Obutuaries with bio's and photos. Great Genelaogical material. Rare.; 12mo; 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Biblical Words for Time, Barr, James
9 Barr, James Biblical Words for Time
London, England SCM Press Ltd. 1962 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Grey paperback with black ink. James Barr FBA (20 March 1924 – 14 October 2006) was a Scottish Old Testament scholar. At the University of Oxford, he was the Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture from 1976 to 1978, and the Regius Professor of Hebrew from 1978 to 1989. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, (although one reference claims he was born in Edinburgh)[1] educated at Daniel Stewart's college in Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh, Barr was ordained to the ministry of the Church of Scotland in 1951.[2] He held professorships in New College, Edinburgh in the University of Edinburgh, University of Manchester, in Princeton Theological Seminary and at Vanderbilt University in the United States of America. He was Oriel Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture at Oxford from 1976 to 1978 and Regius Professor of Hebrew from 1978 to 1989. ; Studies in Biblical Theologh No. 33; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages 
Price: 9.58 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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Church Reunion, discussed on the basis of the Lambeth Propositions of 1888, Baum, Henry Mason
11 Baum, Henry Mason Church Reunion, discussed on the basis of the Lambeth Propositions of 1888
New York The Church Review Co. 1890 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1890 printing, not a reprint. Blue cloth cover with gilt print. Cover shows wear. This was from the Church Review for April and and October 1890. The Lambeth Conference is a decennial assembly of bishops of the Anglican Communion convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The first such conference took place in 1867. The third conference in 1888 The agenda of this conference was noticeable for its attention to matters beyond the internal organisation of the Anglican Communion and its attempts to engage with some of the major social issues that the member churches were encountering. In addition to the encyclical letter, nineteen resolutions were put forth, and the reports of twelve special committees are appended upon which they are based, the subjects being intemperance, purity, divorce, polygamy, observance of Sunday, socialism, care of emigrants, mutual relations of dioceses of the Anglican Communion, home reunion, Scandinavian churches, Old Catholics, etc., Eastern Churches, standards of doctrine and worship. Importantly, this was the first conference to make use of the "Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral" as a basis for Anglican self-description. The Quadrilateral laid down a fourfold basis for home reunion: that agreement should be sought concerning the Holy Scriptures, the Apostles' and Nicene creeds, the two sacraments ordained by Christ himself and the historic episcopate. (Wikipedia) Rare work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pages 
Price: 135.98 USD
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History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church, Belden, G.S. Mrs.
12 Belden, G.S. Mrs. History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church
Toledo, OH Harry A. Stone 1946 First Edition; First Printing Plastic comb binding Very Good 
A brief history of the Toledo Seventh Day Adventist Church with a record of Church membership and giving from 1932 through 1945. Introduction by Merle L. Mills, pastor. Has photos of old church at 831 Orchard Street, the school in 1937, the Bible Tabernacle, Pastor Mills family, and an artist rendering of new church. Rare local historical work. ; Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 39.98 USD
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13 Bigelow, Stephanie S. Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Old Purchase South
Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society 1968 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Limited edition #857 of 1,000 copies. Fully Indexed. ; Photographs & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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14 Bigelow, Stephanie S. (compiler) Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Sibling Hamlets at Old Purchase South
Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society 1968 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover has pencil marks on front and endpapers. Contents clean otherwise. #392 of 1,000 limited edition. Fully indexed. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages 
Price: 20.08 USD
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The open door on the old Barbary Coast, Bixler, Raymond Walter
15 Bixler, Raymond Walter The open door on the old Barbary Coast
New York , NY Pageant Press 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Fully indexed. Inscribed and signed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. rare.; 204 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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CLIFTON BOSTWICK'S BRIMFIELD  Memories of Township Life in the 1890s, Bostwick, Clifton A.
16 Bostwick, Clifton A. CLIFTON BOSTWICK'S BRIMFIELD Memories of Township Life in the 1890s
Old Forge Press 1976 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Red cover . Signed by Edgar McCormick on title page. Former owners name in front. Some browning starting due to age mostly to end papers. Illustrated. ; Signed by Editor 
Price: 27.97 USD
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17 Boyden, Merrill N. (Chairman) The Old School Boys of Boston
Boston, MA 1903 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Cover worn. Contents clean. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Love Songs and Bugle Calls, Boyle, Virginia Frazer
18 Boyle, Virginia Frazer Love Songs and Bugle Calls
A. S. Barnes 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray cloth.. Gold embossed. Inscription says "to my cousin Amanda Austin Byrne from Virginia Frazer Boyle in loving memory of our meeting at the UDC Cnvention held in Memphis, Tenn. Nov 20th, 1932. Slight yellowing of end pages otherwise fine. Contains Demetria a Musical Extravaganza (an old Black Mammy's Story) Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Inscribed By Author 
Price: 37.98 USD
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The Dismal Swamp Canal, Brown, Alexander Crosby
19 Brown, Alexander Crosby The Dismal Swamp Canal
Chesapeake, VA Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, Virginia 1970 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Black wraps. (paperback) Cover worn. Author inscribed. Old newspaper clippings regarding author in taped to inside cover. Rare author signed copy. Fully indexed. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 234 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
20 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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