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1 Atcheson, Wayne Faith of the Crimson Tide Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith
Cross Training Publishing 2000 1929478224 / 9781929478224 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. Subtitle: Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith

This book features moving stories of faith from Alabama athletes, coaches and staff. These (sometimes humours) stories are taken from events with Crimson Tide athletics; from events during games, practices and in the locker room. They deal with a variety of spiritual issues like role models, adversity, illness, tragedy, hardship, decision-making, forgiveness, death, patience and love. Featuring stories from: Shaun Alexander, Coach Ronnie Cottrell, Coach Mike DuBose, Tommy Ford, Chad & Leah Goss, Coach Mark Gottfried, Coach Charlie Harbison, Coach Ellis Johnson, Kermit Koenig, Bill McDonald, Coach Rick Moody, Coach Betty Palmer, Coach David Patterson, Ryan Pflugner, Andy Phillips, John David Phillips, Coach Robert Scott, Coach Dick Spybey, Kevn Stephen, and Coach Jim Wells. ; 1.06 x 8.86 x 5.94 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
2 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 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
3 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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4 Bradna, Fred; Spence, Hartzell The Big Top My Forty Years with the Greatest Show on Earth
New York , NY Simon and Schuster 1952 Various Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Dust jacket has been taped together. Contents clean and tight. Has card inside with inscription "Bob, thought you would enjoy this book, with best wishes Bill Montaque" he was publicity director of the Circus Fans of America. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 1.5 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 333 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
Price: 30.57 USD
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
5 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast.

Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.97 USD
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Geometry and Trigonometry, Company, International Textbook
6 Company, International Textbook Geometry and Trigonometry
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1932 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black leather cover with embossed print. Marbled endpapers. Book looks like it has never been used. Excellent illustrations throughout. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd, who was/is a provider of learning courses. It was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn.; International Textbook 237; Vol. 237; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 9.97 USD
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THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II  V THE PACIFIC-MATTERHORN TO NAGASAKI, Craven, Wesley and James Lea Cate: Editors
7 Craven, Wesley and James Lea Cate: Editors THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II V THE PACIFIC-MATTERHORN TO NAGASAKI
The University of Chicago Press 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First Edition with dust. May have musty odor due to age and storage otherwise nice copy. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover.Covers from June1944-August 1945. Other volumes in the set may be available. From Wikipedia: fter V-J Day the Historical Office was moved from Intelligence to be a special staff office. The Office approached Wesley Craven and James Cate to oversee the history project. Craven, then a Lieutenant Colonel in the AAF, was on leave from the faculty of New York University. Cate, then a Major, had come to the AAF from the University of Chicago. They agreed on the condition that they would be given a free hand in editorial decisions and access to all pertinent materials, a requirement which they state "has been lived up to in letter and in spirit". The University of Chicago agreed with similar conditions to sponsor and publish the work.The seven volumes are in effect a collection of essays. Craven and Cate recruited 32 authors to write chapters or whole sections and also wrote several chapters themselves. Most of the authors had served in the AAF during the war and had returned to their college and university faculties after it. A few were professional officers with academic training. Craven and Cate note that "They have written as present scholars rather than as former Air Corps officers".Though the series has the appearance of an official history, editors Wesley Craven and James Cate emphasize that is "not an official report in the ordinary sense of that term – one to which the Air Staff necessarily subscribes in all its details and final conclusions". ; Vol. 5 
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The Army Air Forces in World War II - Volume Three, Craven, Wesley Frank & James Lea Cate
8 Craven, Wesley Frank & James Lea Cate The Army Air Forces in World War II - Volume Three
The University of Chicago Press 1951 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. From Wikipedia: fter V-J Day the Historical Office was moved from Intelligence to be a special staff office. The Office approached Wesley Craven and James Cate to oversee the history project. Craven, then a Lieutenant Colonel in the AAF, was on leave from the faculty of New York University. Cate, then a Major, had come to the AAF from the University of Chicago. They agreed on the condition that they would be given a free hand in editorial decisions and access to all pertinent materials, a requirement which they state "has been lived up to in letter and in spirit". The University of Chicago agreed with similar conditions to sponsor and publish the work.The seven volumes are in effect a collection of essays. Craven and Cate recruited 32 authors to write chapters or whole sections and also wrote several chapters themselves. Most of the authors had served in the AAF during the war and had returned to their college and university faculties after it. A few were professional officers with academic training. Craven and Cate note that "They have written as present scholars rather than as former Air Corps officers".Though the series has the appearance of an official history, editors Wesley Craven and James Cate emphasize that is "not an official report in the ordinary sense of that term – one to which the Air Staff necessarily subscribes in all its details and final conclusions". ; Volume Three - Europe: Argument to V-E Day January 1944 to May 1945; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 948 pages 
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The Army Air Forces In World War II  Volume 2, Europe: Torch to Pointblank, August 1942 to December 1943, Craven, Wesley Frank; & James Lea Cate
9 Craven, Wesley Frank; & James Lea Cate The Army Air Forces In World War II Volume 2, Europe: Torch to Pointblank, August 1942 to December 1943
The University of Chicago Press 1949 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First edition with dust. This is a review copy with a signed letter laid in from Col. W. J. Paul the director, Air History Group. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. From Wikipedia "after V-J Day the Historical Office was moved from Intelligence to be a special staff office. The Office approached Wesley Craven and James Cate to oversee the history project. Craven, then a Lieutenant Colonel in the AAF, was on leave from the faculty of New York University. Cate, then a Major, had come to the AAF from the University of Chicago. They agreed on the condition that they would be given a free hand in editorial decisions and access to all pertinent materials, a requirement which they state "has been lived up to in letter and in spirit".[5] The University of Chicago agreed with similar conditions to sponsor and publish the work.The seven volumes are in effect a collection of essays. Craven and Cate recruited 32 authors to write chapters or whole sections and also wrote several chapters themselves. Most of the authors had served in the AAF during the war and had returned to their college and university faculties after it. A few were professional officers with academic training. Craven and Cate note that "They have written as present scholars rather than as former Air Corps officers".Though the series has the appearance of an official history, editors Wesley Craven and James Cate emphasize that is "not an official report in the ordinary sense of that term – one to which the Air Staff necessarily subscribes in all its details and final conclusions".; 9.80 X 6.70 X 2.30 inches; 897 pages; Signed by Associated 
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The Army Air Forces In World War II, Volume 1 Plans and Early Operations, January 1939 to August 1942, Craven, Wesley Frank; & James Lea Cate
10 Craven, Wesley Frank; & James Lea Cate The Army Air Forces In World War II, Volume 1 Plans and Early Operations, January 1939 to August 1942
The University of Chicago Press 1948 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Volume 1. First edition with dust. Dust jacket has chips and a small section missing in spine area of dust , but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. This is first volume in set and other volumes may be available. From Wikipedia "after V-J Day the Historical Office was moved from Intelligence to be a special staff office. The Office approached Wesley Craven and James Cate to oversee the history project. Craven, then a Lieutenant Colonel in the AAF, was on leave from the faculty of New York University. Cate, then a Major, had come to the AAF from the University of Chicago. They agreed on the condition that they would be given a free hand in editorial decisions and access to all pertinent materials, a requirement which they state "has been lived up to in letter and in spirit".[5] The University of Chicago agreed with similar conditions to sponsor and publish the work.The seven volumes are in effect a collection of essays. Craven and Cate recruited 32 authors to write chapters or whole sections and also wrote several chapters themselves. Most of the authors had served in the AAF during the war and had returned to their college and university faculties after it. A few were professional officers with academic training. Craven and Cate note that "They have written as present scholars rather than as former Air Corps officers".Though the series has the appearance of an official history, editors Wesley Craven and James Cate emphasize that is "not an official report in the ordinary sense of that term – one to which the Air Staff necessarily subscribes in all its details and final conclusions". ; Vol. 1 
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The United States Army Marksmanship Training Unit, Profile of a Champion, Dahl, Winston A.
11 Dahl, Winston A. The United States Army Marksmanship Training Unit, Profile of a Champion
Ft. Benning, Ga United States Army Shooting Team 1973 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Manila folder or binder Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy only of the original publication from 1973 in plastic presentation folder. Contains individual profiles from shooters on what they consider what makes up a champion shooter. Covers International Rifle, Pistol, Service Rifle, Running Target, Trap and Skeet. Also profiles given by Coaches. Scarce publication. ; Shooting Team; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Old Hickory  Young folks' life of Gen. Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, Frost, John
12 Frost, John Old Hickory Young folks' life of Gen. Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States
Boston, MA Lee and Shepard 1896 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with general Jackson riding horse with sabre drawn. "John Frost, a Philadelphia school teacher turned writer [Image 8: Portrait of Frost], was born in Kennebunk, Maine, in 1800 and educated at Bowdoin and Harvard. He spent the majority of his early career as a teacher and a principal. When not engaged in the training of minds, Frost pursued his substantial literary ambitions, aspirations that did not always endear him to those of his students who were made to act as “assistants” in his various projects. Accusing Frost of manipulating their children for personal gain, several wealthy parents withdrew their financial support from his school, and he was forced to resign. Frost’s passion for teaching proved “incongruous” with his love of literature, and “literature triumphed.”[13] In the years following his resignation from teaching, John Frost produced hundreds of books for the popular market" (cliohistoryl.org); Old rough and ready series; Engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 183 pages 
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13 Hartford, Ione Pratt God's Little Children Their Nature and Religious Training
Milwaukee, WI The Young Churchman Company 1916 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Green cover with white and gold lettering. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Fully indexed. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 142 pages 
Price: 13.09 USD
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14 Hibil, Edna "Rudy", Signed Lithograph (Artist Signed)
Edna Hibil ca1990 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Doubled signed by artist Edna Hibil. 7/10 ed 304. dna Hibel was born in 1917 and she grew up in the Boston area. By the young age of 9 she began experimenting with painting in elementary school. Her summers where spent along the shore in Hull, Massachusetts and in Maine learning about watercolor painting. Edna Hibel received her formal artistic training at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, from 1935-1939. In 1942, she was earned the Sturtevant Traveling Fellowship to Mexico. The work of Edna Hibel has been shown in prominent museums and galleries in over 20 countries, including museums located in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Russia and the U.S.A., and under the royal patronage of Count and Countess Bernadotte of Germany, Count Thor Bonde of Sweden, Prince and the late Princess Rainier of Monaco and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Artist 
Price: 200.00 USD
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15 HMSO Royal Armoured Corps, Weapon Training, Military Training Pamphlet No 34, Part 9, Correction and Use of Compasses in Vehicles
The War Office 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Cover has spots, Corners dented, Back cover half missing otherwise complete. Rare military piece. ; Weapon Training, 34; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 79 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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16 Jameson, Mrs. Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected (Vol 1)
New York , NY Harper & Brothers 1834 Various Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Volume 1 only. Cover loose and spine missing. All pages in tact. Foxing and some water staining to end papers. Book was formerly in the Cincinnati Missionary Training School. This author also wrote the Characteristics of Women. Early women writer. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; Vol. 1; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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17 Jarrett, G.B. (Advisor) German Submachine Guns.
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland Ordnance School, 1958 PhotoCopy; First Impression Photocopy Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy only of original 1958 issued by the U S. Army for use in Armament Courses. Issued for historical purposes, training, and reference. The weapons discussed in this text are classified as "Submachine Guns, in that they are special length cartridges which fall between rifle and pistol cartridges in length. Copy is in a notebook binding. ; Black and White illustrations & Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 83 pages 
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Columbia, South Carolina, history of a city, Montgomery, John A
18 Montgomery, John A Columbia, South Carolina, history of a city
Windsor Publications 1979 0897810066 / 9780897810067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Tan cover. Dust has many creases and tears, but now in mylar cover. Many historical photographs and discriptions. he city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, the state's flagship university and the largest in the state, and is also the site of Fort Jackson, the largest United States Army installation for Basic Combat Training. Fully Indexed.; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages 
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Columbia South Carolina History of a City, Montgomery, John A.
19 Montgomery, John A. Columbia South Carolina History of a City
Califorinia Windsor Publications 1979 0897810066 / 9780897810067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Olive green cloth cover. Binding tight, no markings. Many historical photographs and discriptions. he city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, the state's flagship university and the largest in the state, and is also the site of Fort Jackson, the largest United States Army installation for Basic Combat Training. Fully indexed.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages 
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Beer and Compulsatory Military Training, Morris, Samuel N.
20 Morris, Samuel N. Beer and Compulsatory Military Training
San Antonio TX Author ca 1940 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Water stained cover. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Possibly no publication date in item. Scarce to Rare. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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