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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
1 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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Story of Old Allegheny City, Committee, Allegheny Centennial
2 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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The Story of Plymouth, Michigan  A Midwest Microcosm, Hudson, Sam
3 Hudson, Sam The Story of Plymouth, Michigan A Midwest Microcosm
Plymouth Historical Society 1973 Second Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Tan cover with dark tan print. Dust has rubs and minor tears at edges otherwise excellent condition. Fully indexed with bibliography. Excellent history of this area of Michigan from 1824. Role in the underground railway. Scarce. ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Various Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications, Vol 21
Columbus , OH Fred J. Heer N.D. 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Fold out map of Ft. Ancient. ; ; Photographs; 509 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Bullet Trick  (Author Signed), Welsh, Louise
5 Welsh, Louise The Bullet Trick (Author Signed)
Canongate U.S. 2006 1841957941 / 9781841957944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Crime Writers Association award winner Louise Welsh follows up her hit artworld noir The Cutting Room with a slick literary suspense thriller set among the decadent domains of contemporary Berlin, Glasgow, and London. Meet William Wilson, a foundering so-called mentalist, conjurer, and above all — despite frequently being the opening act for strippers — a master performer. When his agent books him for a string of cabaret gigs in Berlin, he's hoping his luck's on the turn. Among the showgirls and grifters of Berlin's scandalous underground, Wilson can forget his lonely heart, his muddled head, and, more important, his past. But secrets have a habit of catching up with William and as he gets in over his head with a certain brand of lucrative after-hours work, the line between what's an act and what's real starts to blur.

Bringing the seedy glamour of the burlesque scene magnificently to life, Louise Welsh's deft contemporary tale is her richest and most macabre yet. A thundering thriller of Glasgow drinking dens, Soho clubs, and dark Berlin backstreets, The Bullet Trick is also an adults-only suspense, guaranteed to keep you guessing until its final explosive flourish.; 1.34 x 7.8 x 5.2 Inches; 384 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.97 USD
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