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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
1 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888-1950, Arsenault, Raymond
2 Arsenault, Raymond St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888-1950
Norfolk, VA Donning Co 1988 0898657407 / 9780898657401 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cover with gold print. Inscribed by author. In almost new condition. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.; Photographs; 360 pages; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Main Street on the Middle Border  (Author Signed), Atherton, Lewis
3 Atherton, Lewis Main Street on the Middle Border (Author Signed)
Bloomington IN Bedford/ St. Martin's 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 423 pages including index. Excellent condition. Book plate in front. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
4 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 
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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
5 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation  An account of the Ceremony upon turning over the Famous Manuscript to Archives of the Massachusetts ... Ambassador T.F. Bayard, Boston May 26, 1897, Bayard, T. F.
6 Bayard, T. F. Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation An account of the Ceremony upon turning over the Famous Manuscript to Archives of the Massachusetts ... Ambassador T.F. Bayard, Boston May 26, 1897
Boston, MA Argus Co 1897 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover is worn and frayed, binding tight. Contents clean except for water staining on many pages. Stain does not occlude print. Fully Indexed. Inscribed by John H Ponce (1898). Contains introductory comments by describing the book, Proceeding of the Legislature, Decree of the Constistorial and Episcopal Court of London by The Honorable Thomas Francis Baynard Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Her Most Gracious Magesty Queen Vicgtoria at the Court of St. James in London and to the Governor and Commonwealth of Massachusetts (8 pgs.), Receipt of Ambassador Bayard (2pgs.), Receipt of Governor Wolcott (2 pgs.), Address of Hon. George F. Hoar (6 pgs.), Address of the Hon. Thomas F. Bayard (7pgs.), Address of Gov. Wolcott (3 pgs.), Book 11602-1620) 107 pages, Booke 2 (1620-1647) pg.110-528. Appendix and complete index. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 29 pages 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Suki and the Magic Sand Dollar  (Author Signed), Blackburn, Joyce; Clayton, Stephanie
7 Blackburn, Joyce; Clayton, Stephanie Suki and the Magic Sand Dollar (Author Signed)
Providence House Publishers 1996 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Near Fine condition! Silver Anniversary edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Like new. Signed twice by author. Once in inscription and once on title page. Suki could never have guessed all that she would experience while visiting St. Simons Island, Georgia. Until then, she had never flown in a plane, seen the ocean (except in pictures), set foot on an island, nor met a real scientist. From a fun and friendly woman named Cherry, Suki discovers the built-in clocks of nature. Because the clocks are so dependable, Suki becomes convinced that there is someone in full charge who makes everything work together. While Suki learns many scientific facts, her trip mostly teaches her about people, making and sharing friends. Rare. ; 0.5 x 10.1 x 6.9 Inches; 64 pages; Signed by Author 
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8 Blair, Walter & Franklin J. Meine Half Horse Half Alligator The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend
Chicago, Ill The University of Chicago Press 1956 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Includes bibliography. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages 
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Toward a Better World, Booth, Evangeline
9 Booth, Evangeline Toward a Better World
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company 1928 Stated First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover shows soiling and sun fading. Pastoral notes and underlining in book. General Evangeline Cory Booth, OF (December 25, 1865 – July 17, 1950) was a British theologist and the 4th General of The Salvation Army from 1934 to 1939. She was the first woman to hold the post of General. She was born in South Hackney, London, England, the seventh of eight children born to William Booth and Catherine Mumford, who had earlier in the year founded The Christian Mission, which became the Salvation Army in 1878. General Evangeline Booth lived in Hartsdale, New York, until her death at the age of 84 from arteriosclerosis. She is interred in Kensico Cemetery, near White Plains, New York. Her home, the Evangeline Booth House, now known as St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. Scarce. (Wikipedia) Excellent work. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages 
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The Church in the Fork  A History of Historic Little Fork Church, Boyle, Andrew J.
10 Boyle, Andrew J. The Church in the Fork A History of Historic Little Fork Church
Culpeper, Va Little Fork Preservation Committee 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt print. Numerous surname references. A history of the church which is located in Culpeper, Va. Gift inscription in front. Little Fork Church, St. Mark's Parish, is Culpeper County's only Colonial church. It was ordered into existence in 1731 as a "chapel of ease" within the Little Fork between the Rappahannock and Hazel Rivers by Governor Spotswood. Services at Little Fork ceased at the onset of the Civil War. Early in the war, the church grounds were used as a drill field by the "Little Fork Rangers", more correctly known as Co. D 4th Virginia Cavalry. Later, Union troops quartered at the church destroyed most of the interior furnishings for firewood in the cold winter of 1863, leaving only the shell of the building and the reredos on the east wall. (The Diocese of Va) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Christian researches in Asia  With notices on the translation of the Scriptures into the oriental languages, Buchanan, Claudius
11 Buchanan, Claudius Christian researches in Asia With notices on the translation of the Scriptures into the oriental languages
Lexington KY Printed and sold by T. T. Skillman 1813 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Pages are uneven, foxing. Cover is marbled boards with leather spine. Very Worn and hing cracking. Contents complete and tight. Edges are dented and worn. ; First section has 158 untrimmed pages with an added sermon preached in the Parish Church of St. James, Bristol, on Sunday February 26, 1809 entitled "The star in the East" being 27 pages and an appendix of 55 pages containing an account of 200, 000 Christians discovered in the sequestered region of Hidostan. Some of the Chapter titles are: The Chinese, the Hindoos, Juggernaut, Immolation of Females, Letters of King George I and Archbishop Wake, Tranquebar, Tanjore, Tritchinopoly, The malabar Bible, Syriac Bible, The Persians, The Arabians, The Jews in Asia, The ten Tribes, The Armenians. A very unique and exciting book. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 55 pages; 
Price: 179.97 USD
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Being an Actor, Callow, Simon
12 Callow, Simon Being an Actor
St Martins Pr 1986 0312072767 / 9780312072766 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Dust has small crease at bottom. Callow was told by master performer Michael MacLiammoir that he was "a born writer, perhaps, but not a born actor." He went on to become not only a most versatile actor, but with this book becomes an accomplished commentator on the theater. Editoral Review ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages 
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On the Grind  A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed), Cannell, Stephen J.
13 Cannell, Stephen J. On the Grind A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Press 2009 0312366280 / 9780312366285 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed " To Sandra, Stephen Cannell" on title page. On the heels of Three Shirt Deal, a New York Times bestseller, comes an electrifying new thriller from Stephen J. Cannell in which Lt. Shane Scully is accused of evidence tampering and his wife, Alexa, discovers Shane’s been having an affair with a beautiful movie star. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1.20 inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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St. Peter's Parish New Kent County, Virginia, Coffey, Edward A
14 Coffey, Edward A St. Peter's Parish New Kent County, Virginia
The author 1979 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan paperback cover with black lettering. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.St. Peter's Church is a historic Episcopal church near Talleysville, Virginia, United States. Built in 1703, the church was designated as "The First Church of the First First-Lady" by the Virginia General Assembly in 1960 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. Rare. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages 
Price: 23.97 USD
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Analysis of Butler's Analogy, Crooks, George Richard
15 Crooks, George Richard Analysis of Butler's Analogy
ca 1950 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Ink stain at top of pages which does not affect print. Foxing. An early imprint or book section (no binding), printed around 1850-1870, of a discussion of Bishop Butlers discussion of life, death, and life after death. Joseph Butler (1692-1752) wrote his infamous Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature, in 1736. Butler was born and educated in England as a Presbyterian but became ordained in the Church of England in 1718, and eventually became the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral and later Bishop of Durham. This is not Hobarts and the author is not revealed, but is most likely George Richard Crooks who republished Butler's Analogy with and Analysis which this paper is mostly that analysis. George Richard Crooks (February 3, 1822 Philadelphia – February 20, 1897) was a United States writer, educator, and Methodist minister.In 1860 Crooks became editor of The Methodist, a publication described by a colleague as "the doughty unofficial rival of the official weekly – The Christian Advocate."[12] In conjunction with John McClintock, he prepared a series of "First Books" in Latin and Greek (1846–1847). In 1852 Crooks edited a republication of Butler's Analogy, for which he added an analysis, index, and biography. (Wikipedia). Heavy foxing to pages and ink spot to top of pages. Rare. Possibly no publication date in item. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 49 pages 
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Last days of Knickerbocker life in New York, Dayton, Abram C
16 Dayton, Abram C Last days of Knickerbocker life in New York
New York , NY G.W. Harlan 1882 First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Wonderfully written about the period of the 1830"s in New York. Book was published after the author's death in 1877 when the manuscript was found in his belongings. It was written during the 1830"s when the author was a contemporary of the period. A lot of references to New York. "Albion, St. Marks, Lafayette, Waverly, Washington and other grand places wee inaugurated through the instrumentality of "wild cat" tenders, and grandfathers simple Knickerbocker home was abandoned for more sumptuous residence in fashionable quarters ." Front hinge starting to crack otherwise fine condition.. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 275 pages; p 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The Kanawha Spectator, Vol 1, De Gruyter, Julius A.
17 De Gruyter, Julius A. The Kanawha Spectator, Vol 1
Charleston, WVa Jarrett Printing 1953 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Keith Rose & Paul Jordan 
Blue cloth binding. Rare local history of the Charleston WV area. Map endpapers. Fully indexed. The Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 mi long, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The largest inland waterway in West Virginia, it has formed a significant industrial region of the state since early in the 19th century. It is formed at the town of Gauley Bridge in northwestern Fayette County, approximately 35 mi SE of Charleston, by the confluence of the New and Gauley rivers. It flows generally northwest, in a winding course on the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau, through Fayette, Kanawha, Putnam, and Mason counties, past the cities of Charleston and St. Albans, and numerous smaller communities. It joins the Ohio at Point Pleasant. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 553 pages; 
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976, DeBord, Martha Brown
18 DeBord, Martha Brown St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976
Radford, VA Commonwealth Press 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare hardcover copy of this Church and area history. Illustrated with drawings and photos. Includes a lot of history and surnames. Inscription in front. The author, who was honored by the Virgina Senate in 2005 for outstanding community service, was also the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church for more than 20 years. A special collection of her papers are retained at the Wytheville, Community College in Wytheville, Virginia. The papers include this biographical sketch "Martha Brown DeBord, daughter of Charles Cassell Brown and Mary Virginia Lambert Brown, was born in Rural Retreat, Virginia on 14 February 1921. She attended Rural Retreat public schools, Marion College and Roanoke College. After her father died she left college to manage the family farm. She married Joe DeBord and raised three children. She assumed management of the DeBord Mill when her husband died in a farm accident in 1964. Apart from her agricultural work, DeBord served on numerous education committees and boards including the Wythe County School Board (1964-1997), State Vocational Education Advisory Board, Virginia School Board Association, and Marion College Board. She also was actively involved with St. Paul Lutheran Church as organist, pastoral council member, and historian. DeBord died 27 April 2004." ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages 
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Conquistadors Without Swords, Achaeologists in the Americas, Deuel, Leo
19 Deuel, Leo Conquistadors Without Swords, Achaeologists in the Americas
St. Martin's, 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. "This is a collection of firsthand records by forty-two New World archeologists and each selection is preceded by an interpretation as long, at least, as the selection itself. Collectively the introductions and narratives form a cohesive study of American archaeology, an archaeology distinct from that of the Old World with its own heroes and its own specific problems. ""Side by side with the digger of trenches and 'plunderer' of graves there loom the airborne surveyor; the aqua-lunged diver; the meticulous analyst of the physical evidence from bones, plants and ceramics, as well as the anthropological field worker and the desk bound scholar who draws novel conclusions from motley data." Kirkus Review. ; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 647 pages 
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St. John's Episcopal Church 1855-2005, Dingman, Elizabeth
20 Dingman, Elizabeth St. John's Episcopal Church 1855-2005
Mt. Vernon, INdiana St Johns Episcopal Church 2005 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Red leather-like cover with gilt print. History of this church located in Mt. Vernon, Indiana from 1855-2005. Extensive appendix, marriage records, burial records, bibliography, etc. Rare. ; Photographs, Charts, Tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 126 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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