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Roman Antiquities  or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans
1 Roman Antiquities or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans
London A.Strahan, Printers-street 1801 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Designed chiefly to illustrate the Latin Classics, By explainging words and phrases, from the rites and customs to which they refer. Front and back cover boards have been torn off from spine. SOLD AS IS! Pages have foxing. SCARCE. REBIND CANIDATE. 
Price: 29.97 USD
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The Women of Provincetown 1915-1922, Black, Cheryl
2 Black, Cheryl The Women of Provincetown 1915-1922
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 2002 0817311122 / 9780817311124 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Extensive notes, bibliography and index. Mulitiple copies available! ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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An address on the sphere,  Interest and importance of geology. Delivered December 8, 1849, in the hall of the House of Representatives,, Brumby, Richard Trapier
3 Brumby, Richard Trapier An address on the sphere, Interest and importance of geology. Delivered December 8, 1849, in the hall of the House of Representatives,
Printed by A.S. Johnston 1849 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound inprint. No Covers. Slight foxing, see scan. Booklet or imprint now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 37 pages; p 
Price: 99.97 USD
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4 Field, Thomas W. An Essay Towards an Indian Bibliography. Being a Catalogue of Books, relating to the History, Antiques, Languages, Customs, Religion, Wars, Literature, and Origin of the American Indians, in the Library of Thomas W. Field
Columbus , OH Long's College Book Co. 1951 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce reprint of a much rarer work originally published in 1873. This is a definitive and scholarly grouping of one of the largest collection of works relating to Native Americana of both Americas ever produced. The material contained herein (see title) is given full bibliographic treatment: author, title, publisher, place of publication, dates, collation of pages, etc. It also includes descriptive paragraphs for many titles covering the subject, number of edition, etc. It contains titles printed the world over. Inclusive in this reference work are all works which purported in their titles to containg historic, narrative, or literary marterial, relating to the subject books in which any distinct portion, chapter, or appendix claimed by its heading, or table of contents to be devoted to the subject; works containing engravings, illustrative of the manners and peculiarities of the Indians all treatises, or essays. Scarce in this condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 4to; 430 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Guadalcanal  Starvation Island, Hammel, Eric
5 Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal Starvation Island
Crown Publishers 1987 0517564173 / 9780517564172 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Guadalcanal Starvation Island Eric Hammel The Japanese defeats at Midway and Guadalcanal decided the outcome of the Pacific War. Guadalcanal was the classic three-dimensional campaign. On land, at sea, and in the air, fierce battles were fought with both sides stretching their supplies and equipment to the breaking point. The campaign lasted six months, involved nearly one million men, and stopped Japanese expansion in the Pacific.

When the campaign began on August 7, 1942, no one on either side quite knew how to conduct it, as Eric Hammel shows in this masterly account. Guadalcanal: Starvation hand corrects numerous errors and omissions in the official records that have been perpetuated in all the books previously published about the campaign. Hammel also draws on the recollections of more than 100 participants on both sides, especially the enlisted men at the sharp end. Their words bring us into the heart of the battle and portray the fighting accurately, realistically, and very powerfully. Guadalcanal: Starvation Island follows the men and the commanders of this decisive World War II campaign in an integrated, brilliantly told narrative of the desperate struggle at sea, on land, and in the air. Praise for Guadalcanal: Starvation Island and Eric Hammel “A comprehensive history of the Guadalcanal Campaign . . . [and] a well-balanced account. Well written and fast moving.” —Marine Corps Gazette “Hammel has written the most comprehensive popular ac-count to date . . . and exposes controversial aspects often passed over,” —Publishers Weekly “Hammel takes the reader behind the scenes and details how decisions were made . . . and how they impacted on the troops carrying them out. He tells the story in a very human way.” —Leatherneck Magazine “A splendid record of this decisive campaign. Hammel offers a wealth of fresh material drawn from archival records and the recollections of 100-odd surviving participants. . . . A praise-worthy contribution to Guadalcanal lore.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Hammel’s ability to reveal both the immediacy and the hu-manity of war without judgment or bias makes all his books both readable and scholarly. —San Francisco Chronicle “Hammel does not write dry history. His battle sequences are masterfully portrayed. —Library Journal ; Photographs, Maps; 1.7 x 6.3 x 6 Inches; 478 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Guadalcanal  The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942, Hammel, Eric
6 Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942
Crown 1987 0517566087 / 9780517566084 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover and is price clipped. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. GUADALCANAL Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942 Eric Hammel Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea is a full-blown examination in vivid detail of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13-15, 1942, a crucial step toward America’s victory over the Japanese during World War II. The three-day air and naval action incorporated America’s most decisive surface battle of the war and the only naval battle of this century in which Ameri-can battleships directly confronted and mor-tally wounded an enemy battleship. This American victory decided the future course of the naval war in the Pacific, indeed of the entire Pacific War. Hammel
has brilliantly blended the detailed historical records with personal accounts of many of
the officers and enlisted men involved, creating an engrossing nar-rative of the strategy
and struggle as seen by both sides. He has also included major new insights into crucial
details of the battles, including a riveting account of the American forces’ failure to
effectively use their radar advantage.

Originally published in 1988 as the concluding volume in Eric Hammel’s series of three
independent books focusing on the Guadalcanal campaign and exploring all the elements that made it a turning point of the war in the Pacific, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea lives up to the high standards and expectations that have marked this author’s many historical
books and articles. Praise for Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea and Eric Hammel “Hammel’s description of surface tactics, naval gunnery, and what happens when the
order to abandon ship is given is vivid and memorable.” —Publishers Weekly

“[Hammel’s] detailed and fast-paced chronicle includes a number of incidents and
anecdotes not found in the more prosaic official histories.” —Sea Power “Meticulously well-researched and scholarly, but still readable. Author Hammel presents
an interesting account of the three-phase battle with frequently gripping ship-by-ship, plane-by-plane, blow-by-blow narratives laden with many human-interest vignettes from
both sides.” —The Hook “[Hammel] mixes action with his history, the result being a highly readable story difficult
to put down.” —Riverside Press-Enterprise

“Hammel’s painstaking reconstruction affords not only a wealth of strategic and tactical
detail but also a full measure of critical judgements. . . . a kaleidoscopic but invariably
intelligible accounts of key actions . . .” —Kirkus Reviews “Hammel does not write dry history. His battle sequences are masterfully portrayed ----Library Journal ; 1.3 x 6.3 x 1.8 Inches; 505 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 47.97 USD
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Guadalcanal Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942, Hammel, Eric
7 Hammel, Eric Guadalcanal Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942
Crown 1988 0517569523 / 9780517569528 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Bookplate signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. GUADALCANAL Decision at Sea The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 13–15,1942 Eric Hammel Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea is a full-blown examination in vivid detail of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 13-15, 1942, a crucial step toward America’s victory over the Japanese during World War II. The three-day air and naval action incorporated America’s most decisive surface battle of the war and the only naval battle of this century in which Ameri-can battleships directly confronted and mor-tally wounded an enemy battleship. This American victory decided the future course of the naval war in the Pacific, indeed of the entire Pacific War. Hammel
has brilliantly blended the detailed historical records with personal accounts of many of
the officers and enlisted men involved, creating an engrossing nar-rative of the strategy and struggle as seen by both sides. He has also included major new insights into crucial details of the battles, including a riveting account of the American forces’ failure to effectively use their radar advantage. Originally published in 1988 as the concluding volume in Eric Hammel’s series of three
independent books focusing on the Guadalcanal campaign and exploring all the elements
that made it a turning point of the war in the Pacific, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea lives up to the high standards and expectations that have marked this author’s many historical books and articles. Praise for Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea and Eric Hammel “Hammel’s description of surface tactics, naval gunnery, and what happens when the
order to abandon ship is given is vivid and memorable.” —Publishers Weekly

“[Hammel’s] detailed and fast-paced chronicle includes a number of incidents and
anecdotes not found in the more prosaic official histories.” —Sea Power

“Meticulously well-researched and scholarly, but still readable. Author Hammel presents
an interesting account of the three-phase battle with frequently gripping ship-by-ship, plane-by-plane, blow-by-blow narratives laden with many human-interest vignettes from
both sides.” —The Hook “[Hammel] mixes action with his history, the result being a highly readable story difficult to put down.” —Riverside Press-Enterprise “Hammel’s painstaking reconstruction affords not only a wealth of strategic and tactical
detail but also a full measure of critical judgements. . . . a kaleidoscopic but invariably
intelligible accounts of key actions . . .” —Kirkus Reviews“Hammel does not write dry history. His battle sequences are masterfully portrayed ----Library Journal ; 1.6 x 6.5 x 6.3 Inches; 480 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 79.97 USD
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Kingsmill Plantations, 1619-1800  Archaeology of Country Life in Colonial Virginia, Kelso, William M.
8 Kelso, William M. Kingsmill Plantations, 1619-1800 Archaeology of Country Life in Colonial Virginia
Academic Pr 1984 0124034802 / 9780124034808 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Book looks new. In 1971 William Kelso happened almost by chance on an archaeological find that would open a new door on the rural history of colonial Tidewater Virginia. Erosion had revealed a brick well shaft in a cliff on the James River; above this was an earthen fort and, a bit farther downriver, the remains of a plantation manor. These would be the first of many intriguing discoveries to be made in the area known as Kingsmill. Though the land's owners agreed to cooperate with, and even fund, an archaeological study of the area, the excavation schedule would have to keep one step ahead of the work on a major residential development. For centuries, time had stood still in Kingsmill; now the clock was suddenly ticking.

'Kingsmill Plantations,' Kelso's first-hand account of a great feat of rescue archaeology, covers a three-year period and the excavation of 15 separate sites. The various properties dated as far back as 1619 -- placing them among the earliest of American settlements -- and continued up through the 18th century. Because the division of labor on the Kingsmill plantations was typical of the era, the settlement could provide an invaluable microcosmic view of colonial Virginia. Meticulous study of the structures and their surroundings -- including faunal analyses and inventories of entire households -- allowed Kelso and his colleagues to construct a remarkably detailed picture of life in Kingsmill over the course of nearly 200 years.

At once scholarly and highly readable, 'Kingsmill Plantations' speaks to both expert and amateur. An extensive collection of illustrations -- including maps, diagrams, and contemporary and archival photographs -- makes the narrative especially vivid. ; Studies in Historical Archaeology; 0.75 x 9.75 x 8 Inches; 236 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 69.97 USD

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The faith of the incarnation --historic and ideal;: Glimpses of beginnings, development and metamorphoses of Christianity, MacCauley, Clay
9 MacCauley, Clay The faith of the incarnation --historic and ideal;: Glimpses of beginnings, development and metamorphoses of Christianity
Japan Kelly & Walsh 1913 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover. Very Rare. Blue green cover. What some of the most competent, sincere, and reverent writers among scholarly investigators have concluded is true concerning the origin development, and the present import of the Personality and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 
Price: 59.97 USD
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10 No Author Listed A Tale of Three Cities Dolton, Marion, and Monroe, South Dakota
Freeman, SD Pine Hill Press 1979 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Beige cover with brown lettering. Cover soiled. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Extensive history of Dolton, Marion and Monroe South Dakota. Complete name indexed. Rare. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 723 pages 
Price: 199.97 USD
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The origin and meaning of the name "Protestant Episcopal.", Shoemaker, Robert W
11 Shoemaker, Robert W The origin and meaning of the name "Protestant Episcopal."
New York American Church Publications 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover with gilt print. Inscribed and signed by author in December, 1959. The use of the term "Protestant Episcopal" has in fact a very complex history of which even Episcopalian and Anglican scholars often seem little aware. This is a very good and clear study of the varying usage in the US and the UK not only of the term "Protestant Episcopal" but also of the term "Protestant", too often dismissed by high church Anglicans. Extensive index. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 338 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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12 Spencer, Warren F. The Confederate Navy in Europe
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1997 1st Thus; First Impression paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
As new in shrink wrap.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.97 USD
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The Origin and Development of Scholarly Historical Periodicals, Stieg, Margaret
13 Stieg, Margaret The Origin and Development of Scholarly Historical Periodicals
University Alabama Press 2005 0817351566 / 9780817351564 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
looks new. may still be in shrink wrap! Excellent customer service! ; 0.8 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 280 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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14 Wenger, J. C Glimpses of Mennonite history and doctrine
Herald Press 1947 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover is worn. Very good reference on the Mennonite religion with numerous scholarly references. ; Photographs; 258 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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