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Argyle, My Argyle
1 Argyle, My Argyle
Argyle, NY The Argyle History Group 1998 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Various 
White cover with photos. A wonderful compilation of information about Argyle, Washington County, New York from several authors. Sections include, among others, Pre-History, Argyle Patent, The 19th Century, Churches, Schools, Organizations, Business, Places, Wartime, Farm Life, Families, People, Memories. Includes many photographs. Rare. ; Map, Photos; p 
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History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
2 History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
Evansville, IN Unigraphics 1970 Reprint; Various Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gold print. Reprint of the original 1880 edition. Wonderful history of the early settlement, incidents of pioneer life, organic history, geology, zoology, botany, archaeology, township histories, black hawk war, many biographical sketches, and a history of Illinois and a digest of the state laws. Scarce even as reprint. ; p 
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3 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol. 45 No. 152 July 1947
4 The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol. 45 No. 152 July 1947
Frankfort, KY Kentucky Historical Society 1947 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
cover is starting to become loose with some parts missing on spine. Contents very good. Includes a map of the Eastern Part of Franklin county showing names of homesteads and locations.Has continuation of History of Franklin county. Photos. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. ; Photographs, maps; 
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Dinwiddie County, Abercrombie, Janice L
5 Abercrombie, Janice L Dinwiddie County
Iberian 1991 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Virginia publick claims; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 51 pages 
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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
6 Adams, Charles Edward Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Cahaba Trace Commission 2001 0971191301 / 9780971191303 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 48.95 USD
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Northampton heritage,  The story of an American county, Alderfer, E. Gordon
7 Alderfer, E. Gordon Northampton heritage, The story of an American county
Easton, PA The Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. Like most of the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Northampton County’s history is directly tied to William Penn. Penn received his famous land grant from King Charles II – named Pennsylvania (Penn’s Woods) by the king himself – as the settlement of a debt owed his late Father, Admiral Penn, in March 1681. Historians record that this land we now call Northampton County was settled primarily by immigrants who brought their religions with them, and that the observance of these various religions was first and foremost in their lives.“The Lutherans upon the Lower Lehigh, the Mennonites, the Dunkers, Schwenckfelders, and Reformers, who entered the southwestern townships; the Presbyterians; the refugee Huguenots and Armenians who re-occupied the abandoned lands and orchards of the Hollanders; and last, but not least, the Moravians, who settled at Nazareth and Bethlehem, in 1740 and 1742; each and all set up God's altar in their wilderness homes, and made His worship their first duty and their chief delight.”; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages 
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8 Alderfer, E. Gordon The Montgomery County story
Commissioners of Montgomery County 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Grey cover shows some spotting., Contents clean. A brief yet thorough history of Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Most of the material came from Edward W. Hocker's collection of historical documents and data. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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Elizabethtown & Union County  A pictorial history, Aquilina, Charles L
9 Aquilina, Charles L Elizabethtown & Union County A pictorial history
Norfolk, VA Donning 1982 0898652715 / 9780898652710 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue cover (looks to be leather hardcover) with gold lettering. Map endpapers. A wonderful pictorial history of these counties in New Jersey. Signed by all authors on a bookplate.; Photos, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 223 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Historical Scrap Book, A Record of the Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Founding of Bourbon County, Kentucky May 13-20, 1961 Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, Ardery, Mrs. William Breckenridge
10 Ardery, Mrs. William Breckenridge Historical Scrap Book, A Record of the Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Founding of Bourbon County, Kentucky May 13-20, 1961 Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky
Paris, Kentucky History and Museums Division History Committee 1961 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Compiled by the History Committee.; Vol. 2; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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Genealogical newspaper columns of Agnes Ashby, Ohio County, Kentucky, Ashby, Agnes
11 Ashby, Agnes Genealogical newspaper columns of Agnes Ashby, Ohio County, Kentucky
Hartford, Ky Cook & McDowell Publications 1979 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Yellow cover black print. Extensive list of surnames. Rare.; 251 pages 
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Ash, Ashe, Stillwell  A genealogy and history, Ashe, John Reid
12 Ashe, John Reid Ash, Ashe, Stillwell A genealogy and history
Greensboro, N. C. Ashe 1977 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering on spine. Very clean and tight. Extensive genelaogy on the Ash-Ashe-Stillwell families. Starts with photo of Stillwell Family home close toe Fontana Dam build in mid to late 1800's. . Many photos throughout. "An attempt has been made to furnish a complete record on the Ash and thier descendents who came from Virginia to Lincoln County, N.C. prior to 1800 and by 1830 were in what is now Macon and Jackson Co., NC. When tey came it was Macon and Haywood County. These counties have since been reduced in size by the formation of Cherokee Co., 1839; Jackson County, 1851; Clay County., 1861; Swain County. 1871; and Graham Co., 1872." The start is with Jesse Ash b. circa 1784 in Virginia who married Mayr Huffman from N.C. Other major surnames in book include Dietz, Stillwell, Ashe, Cabe, Crisp, DeLozier, Fullbright, Green, Jones, Parker, Patterson, Pressley, Sutton, Taylor, Walker, Wiggins, Wright, and many more. Very Rare N.C. genealogy. ; Photographs, maps & illustrations; 425 pages 
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13 Atkinson, Mary Davis Doddridge County, Virginia (Now West Virginia) Marriage Book I
Fort Worth, TX American Reference Publishing Co. 1968 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey paperback with black print. Being a record fo the first marriages in that county created in 1845 from parts of Tyler, Harrison, Lewis, and Ritchie Counties. Fully indexed by name. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 8vo; 73 pages 
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Illustrated Index of  J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County, Avant, David A.
14 Avant, David A. Illustrated Index of J.Randall Stanley's History of Gadsden County
Tallahassee, FL Lavant Studios 1985 0914570072 / 9780914570073 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks almost new with very minor spots on top, bottom, and fore edge of book. Dust and contents look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extensive name index and many illustrations. Had library seal of Ted Davis on front endpaper. Inscribed "To my cousin, Capt. Ted Davis, who is descended from many Gadsden County pioneers and who loves history as I do and got me started on this book, Love David A. Avant, Jr. 26 Nov, 1985. Rare work. ; 12 B & W Plates and photo of author; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages; Signed by Author 
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Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado, Bancroft,Caroline
15 Bancroft,Caroline Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado
Sage Books 1958 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cover gilt lettering. Dust is worn at edges, but now in mylar protective cover. Fully indexed, numerous photos, and map endpapers. Many place names and surnames of families. Includes information on Gilpine County, Colorado. ; Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 386 pages 
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16 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Australia
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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17 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of British Empire
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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18 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of British Isles Physical and Political
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 62.97 USD
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19 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Centural Europe and the Mediterranean Spaine, France, German Empire, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Asia Minor, Greece, Italy, Switzerland Sicily, Sardinia, with insets of Gibraltar and Maltese Islands
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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20 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of England & Wales Section 1 also includes inset of New castle, Sunderland, and Manchester
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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