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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
1 Bell, Landon Covington The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell
Bedford, Va The Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1931 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback imprint of this famous address. Stored in an archival envelope with a hardside folder. Excellent condition. ; 16 pages 
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2 Bennett, Michael The Battle of Bosworth
Sutton Publishing Ltd 1985 086299053x / 9780862990534 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new condition.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
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Colonial Fights & Fighters  Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
3 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Colonial Fights & Fighters Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution
New York McClure, Phillips and Co. 1901 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gibbs Signed by Author
Tan cover with red and brown colored image of soilder and red lettering. The author inscribed "Merry Christmas to Ralph Baugh from Trinity Church, Toledo, Ohio. Cyrus Townsend Brady, Rector" on end paper. Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920) was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters. He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. His second wife was Mary Barrett. Brady's first major book, For Love of Country, whilst telling the story of a fictitious John Seymour, was actually based in part on the true heroics of Nicholas Biddle, one of the first five captains of the fledgling Continental Navy. (Wikipedia) A very handsome book! ; Illustrations; 8.25 X 6 X 1.25 inches; Signed by Author 
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Maryland Revolutionary records  How to find them & interpret them, Clark, Raymond B
4 Clark, Raymond B Maryland Revolutionary records How to find them & interpret them
Clark 1976 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Contains signed notice from author. Orange cover with black print. ; 44 pages 
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The Miller Family Magazine, April 1916, Vol 1, No. 2, Clemens, William M.
5 Clemens, William M. The Miller Family Magazine, April 1916, Vol 1, No. 2
New York, NY William M. Clemens 1916 First Edition; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy in folder. The Gilrs of Bethlehem, Miller Family Notes, A New York Family, Miller-Sypher Line, Maryland Marriages, Revolutionary Records, Miller Burials in Ohio, Northampton Co. , Penn. Wills, Connecticut Marriages, Anthony D. Miller, Burials at Schaefferstown, Penn. , Early Ohio Settlers, Revolutionary Notes, Brief Miller Lines of Descent, Milton, Mass. Families. Excellent Reference. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Photocopy Only; Vol. 1 #2; 16 pages; 
Price: 11.97 USD
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6 Coffin, Charles Carleton The boys of '76 A history of the battles of the revolution,
New York, NY Harper & brothers 1879 First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Hardback fair/none illustratee Has been recovered in green library cloth. Chips in some pages. Foxing. Completely illustrated. ; 398 pages; 
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The heritage of Pickens County, Alabama, Committee
7 Committee The heritage of Pickens County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Pub. Consultants 1999 189164730x / 9781891647307 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cover with gilt decorations in a handsome leatherlike binding. Located in the west-central part of the state, Pickens County is a rural county of timbered uplands to the north and rolling plains to the south. During World War II, the Pickens County city of Aliceville served as the site of one of the largest German prisoner of war camps in the nation. Pickens County was created by an act of the Alabama legislature on December 20, 1820. The county was created from part of Tuscaloosa County, which itself was formed in 1818 from territory acquired through land cessions negotiated with the Cherokees and Choctaws in the late 1810s. Pickens County's boundaries changed several times between 1820 and 1866, when its boundaries were finalized. The county was named in honor of Gen. Andrew Pickens of South Carolina, a Revolutionary War hero. Rare. ; Heritage of Alabama series; Vol. 54; 4to 11" - 13" tall; c385 pages 
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The Heritage of Sumter County, Alabama, Committee
8 Committee The Heritage of Sumter County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants 2003 1891647644 / 9781891647642 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cover with gilt decorations in a handsome leatherlike binding. Contains historical and genealogical information. Sumter County is located in the west-central part of Alabama in the Black Belt region. Sumter was also the birthplace of Ruby Pickens Tartt, who helped to collect African American narratives and local musical traditions, and of Vera Hall Ward, a blues singer whom Tartt helped bring to fame. The county also was home to Julia S. Tutwiler, pioneer advocate of women's education, prison reform, and women's rights, and who wrote the state song. Sumter County was created by the Alabama legislature on December 18, 1832, from former Choctaw Indian lands ceded to the United States in the Choctaw Treaty of 1830, also known as the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Sumter County was named in honor of Gen. Thomas Sumter of South Carolina, a Revolutionary War hero. ; The Heritage of Alabama Series; Vol. 60; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 297 pages 
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The Heritage of Washington County, Alabama, Committee
9 Committee The Heritage of Washington County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. 2005 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue leatherlike cover with gilt print. Looks new. Extensive index. The county seat is Chatom. The county was named in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. The area of today's Washington County was long inhabited by various indigenous people. In historic times, European traders encountered first Choctaw and later Creek Indians, who had moved southwest from Georgia as early European settlers encroached on their land. Washington County was organized on June 4, 1800 from the Tombigbee District of the Mississippi Territory by proclamation of territorial governor Winthrop Sargent. It was the first county organized in what would later become Alabama, as settlers moved westward after the American Revolutionary War. ; The Alabama Heritage Series; Vol. 65; Photographs, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 153 pages 
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Story of Old Allegheny City, Committee, Allegheny Centennial
10 Committee, Allegheny Centennial Story of Old Allegheny City
Allegheny Centennial Committee 1941 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Signed by A.T. Kirschler Jr. the son of the last Mayor of Old Allegheny City who in 1907 became deputy Mayor of Pittsburg after Allegheny City was consolidated with Pittsburg, Pa. Allegheny City, known today as Pittsburgh’s North Side, was the third-largest city in Pennsylvania when it was controversially annexed by the City of Pittsburgh in 1907. Founded in 1787 as a reserve land tract for Revolutionary War veterans in compensation for their service, it quickly evolved into a thriving urban center with its own character, industry, and accomplished residents. Among those to inhabit the area, which came to be known affectionately as “The Ward,” were Andrew Carnegie, Mary Cassatt, Gertrude Stein, Stephen Foster, and Martha Graham. Once a station along the underground railroad, home to the first wire suspension bridge, and host to the first World Series, the North Side is now the site of Heinz Field, PNC Park, the Andy Warhol Museum, the National Aviary, and world headquarters for corporations such as Alcoa and the H. J. Heinz Company. Letter laid in from Joseph C. Clark to Victor M. Matz thanking him for loaning the book to him for research. Fully indexed with many surnames. Rare. ; American Guide Series; Photographs, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 235 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Molly the Drummer Boy A story of the revolution, Comstock, Harriet T.
11 Comstock, Harriet T. Molly the Drummer Boy A story of the revolution
Philadelphia PA Henry Altemus 1900 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Curtis Wager-Smith 
Original 1900 printing or author's first book not a reprint. Color image of drummer boy on cover. Some wear to edges of cover, otherwise fine condition. Harriet Theresa Comstock (1860–1925) was an American novelist and author of children's books. Harriet Theresa Comstock was born in Nichols, New York, and educated in Plainfield, New Jersey. In 1885, she married Philip Comstock of Brooklyn, New York.; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 67 pages 
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HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA, VOLUMES I-VI. 6 volumes., Connor, R. D. W., W. K. Boyd, J. G. de R. Hamilton, et al.
12 Connor, R. D. W., W. K. Boyd, J. G. de R. Hamilton, et al. HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA, VOLUMES I-VI. 6 volumes.
Lewis Publishing Co., 1919 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
6 vol. set. Blue Green cover with gold lettering. Overall condition is very good for all six volumes. Some wear to extremities. Contents clean. Not exlibrary. Minor foxing to a few pages. Vol 1 covers colonial-Revolutionary Periods, Vol 2 The Federal Period, Vol 3, North Carolina since 1860, Vol 4-6 North Carolina Biography. Illustrated with numerous photos. Rare full set! 
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Yorktown  (Author Signed), Davis, Burke
13 Davis, Burke Yorktown (Author Signed)
Toronto, Canada Clarke, Irwin & Company 1952 Special Ltd. Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with silver lettering. Dust jacket has chips around edges. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Signed by author. Former owner small bookplate in front. Very clean. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Virginia Genealogist, 4 Vols 1958, Dorman, John Frederick (Editor)
14 Dorman, John Frederick (Editor) The Virginia Genealogist, 4 Vols 1958
Washington, D.C. John Frrederick Dorman 1960 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Quarterly volumes for all four quarters for 1958. Vol 2, #1, Wills, Va settlers of Georgia, Some Va revolutionary veterans, sandridge-Holladay-Cason bible record and more, vol 2 # 2 - the American Ancestry of John Pierpont of West Va, Thornton and Posey Bible Record, Francis Thornton family record, and more, Vol 2 #3-Brown Family Bible, Book reviews, more, Vol 2 # 4-Middlesex Va Wills, Accomac Co. Census 1800, Book review of Englis Dkuplicates of Lost Va Records, more. Excellent genealogical reference. #4 also contains index for year with many surnames. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 246 pages; 
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15 Early, R. H By-ways of Virginia history; A Jamestown memorial, embracing a sketch of Pocahontas,
Richmond, VA Everett Waddey Co 1907 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
illustrations A Jamestown Memorial embracing a sketch of Pocahontas. Inscribed by M. C. Early to Eugene C. Tillerman. complete index and appendix. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; ; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
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George Washington  the forge of experience, 1732-1775., Flexner, James Thomas
16 Flexner, James Thomas George Washington the forge of experience, 1732-1775.
Little, Brown 1965 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition. "George Washington: The Forge of Experience (1732-1775)" covers roughly the first two-thirds of Washington's life, ending at the earliest stages of the American Revolution. The book was written with an often dry, now-dated style but provides a remarkably thorough account of Washington's formative years, tracing his steps in detail from early childhood into his mid-40s. This was a fascinating period for Washington, and you cannot help but feel slightly voyeuristic watching the strong-willed but often clumsy Washington evolve throughout his earliest military and social campaigns.It quickly becomes clear to the reader that the biography was scrupulously well-researched (no surprise, given Flexner's reputation), though it occasionally lapses into too much detail on seemingly trivial matters.Besides telling the story of Washington's early accomplishments and tribulations, this volume provides liberal doses of insightful analysis and interpretation, but without being haphazardly laced with the author's bias or opinion.Particularly interesting to me was the relationship between Washington and his mother (she could hardly be described as a supportive, empowering role model) and his often inept attempts to promote his burgeoning military career with the assistance of various Virginia politicians of the day. One hardly suspects a future president in the making when eavesdropping on Washington's awkward pleas, admonitions and diatribes with various colonial officials and military superiors.Overall, this volume is not intended as a fast-paced review of Washington's early life. For someone looking for an easy read-on-the-beach, this book may not be the right choice. But for the committed reader intent on getting to know Washington during his earliest and most formative years, this is a fascinating book.Read more2 people found this helpfulHelpfulComment Report abuseA customer4.0 out of 5 starsEverything you wanted to know about Washington pre-1775December 23, 1998Format: HardcoverThis is a remarkably complete account of Washington's early life, with a strong emphasis on his military experiences and domestic life . Pretty well written, Flexner is a tough but fair biographer who does not shrink from criticism yet does not sink to cheap-shot debunking. It is also a little old (33 years) and could possibly stand a revision, especially in light of more recent scholarship. Major complaints include a miserable selection of maps, a sometimes boring writing style, and a focus on the trivial, such as how much Washington paid for a carriage imported from England. Overall, the book is a decent, balanced summary of Washington's life and a good introduction to the other three volumes in the series which contain much more interesting subject matter.7 people found this helpfulHelpfulComment Report abuseCandace Scott3.0 out of 5 starsOutdated and ploddingJanuary 11, 2001Format: HardcoverThis is part of a four-volume series of George Washington's life and this is the initial installment, covering his early years. Flexner's narrative takes the reader up to the first shots of the Revolutionary War. Despite the fact that there is a plethora of interesting material on Washington's youth and young manhood, this book is singularly flat and written in a plodding style. It is generally reliable and accurate, but one yearns for a more enlightened and exciting presentation. This is the personification of how history is usually taught: in a manner not designed to capture the reader or the student.One strong point is that Flexner successfully presents a balanced portrait of Washington. Any bias from the author is thankfully masked from the reader. When Washington deserves criticism or censure, the author soberly dispenses it. Praise and plaudits are similarly given. If you are deeply interested in Washington's early years, this is an adequate and trustworthy source. But if you are merely dabbling in Washington and prefer a swifter narrative, then this is not a recommended selection.15 people found this helpfulHelpfulComment Report abuseNathan W. Casebolt4.0 out of 5 starsLimited but UsefulDecember 18, 2007Format: HardcoverWell-written, personable, somewhat condensed account of George Washington's first 43 years of life. Covers the period from Washington's birth to his appointment as the commander-in-chief of the (yet unformed) Continental Army. Flexner's criticism of Washington's youthful deficiencies in the French and Indian War are particularly cogent, while the author's obvious admiration of his subject dissipates any fear of authorial axe-grinding.3 people found this helpfulHelpfulComment Report abuseA. F. A. Rijt5.0 out of 5 starsVery interesting and pleant to readNovember 12, 2003Format: Audio CassetteI also own Freeman's solid and much recommended biography of Washington (which I haven't read yet). This biography looks more comprehensive but I certainly enjoyed reading Flexner's view on Washington. I think he succeeded in bringing to life this complicated person. The text is well-documented but also very interesting to read. It is more than a lot of facts about Washington; it is a very good interpretation of his life and work. I think this is what a biography should be: based on the facts and with references to notes and liteature but with an original interpretation. (reviewer) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Before Columbus  Links Between the Old World and Ancient America, Gordon, Cyrus H.
17 Gordon, Cyrus H. Before Columbus Links Between the Old World and Ancient America
Crown Pub 1971 0517504413 / 9780517504413 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. First Edition. Not price clipped. Map endpapers. A revolutionary treatise by one of the world's most eminent scholars, BEFORE COLUMBUS provides startling new evidence linking ancient Mesoamerica with the civilizations of Europe, Africa, and Asia. ; Illustrations, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages 
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30,000 on the Hoof, GREY, Zane
18 GREY, Zane 30,000 on the Hoof
Grosset & Dunlap 1940 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Tan cloth cover with brown lettering. Book is clean and tight. Dust has chips and tears but now in brodart protective cover. Former owners name written in front with date of 1942. This is a Grosset first edition as Harper printed the actual first edition. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey".[2] He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist.[3] His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War. ; 4.90 X 3.20 X 1.25 inches; 304 pages 
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Shadow on the Trail, Grey, Zane
19 Grey, Zane Shadow on the Trail
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Green cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Book is clean and tight and looks almost new. Dust has 3 inch chip from bottom of spine areas and other tears. Dust now in brodart protective cover. First edition stated with A-V code with original $2.50 price printed on dj flap. This is Grey's tale of Wade Holden, the toughest, fastest triggerman in the famous Simm Bell gang. They robbed trains & banks, created mayhem & evaded the Texas Rangers. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey".[2] He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist.[3] His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The Arizona Clan, Grey, Zane
20 Grey, Zane The Arizona Clan
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1958 9997554000 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Taylor Oughton 
Rare First edition as identified by points in Rogers "Zane Grey First Editions" (1986). Has H-H and stated first edition on copywrite page. Near fine hardback with green cloth cover and 1/4 black spine cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Dust has 1/4 inch chip missing from top of spine area with fading to edges. Text clean and bright. Tight binding looks like never read. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey". He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist. His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War patriot, and from an early age, he was intrigued by history. Grey developed interests in fishing, baseball, and writing, all of which contributed to his writing success. His first three novels recounted the heroism of ancestors who fought in the American Revolutionary War. (Wikipedia) Dust in Brodart protective cover. ; Jacket illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
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