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1 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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UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition, ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson
2 ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition
John C. Winston Co. 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Eunice Stephenson 
Blue cover with color label. very handsome book. Minor rubs to edges. Dust has minor creases, now in Brodart mylar cover. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.[1] Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard.; Illustrations; 8.75 X 6.50 X 1.50 inches 
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
3 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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4 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial Of Alice And Phoebe Cary, With Some Of Thier Later Poems
New York , NY Hurd and Houghton 1873 Not First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth stamped in black and gold. A little wear to edges, otherwise fine. One leaf section loose. Alice (1820-1871) and Phobe (1824-1871) were both authors, writing poetry with Alice writing short stories and novels of hardship of life in the west. Both were abolitionists and sympathetic to the woman's rights movement. Both left their Ohio homes for New York City where they supported themselves by writing--an unusual achievement for women in antibellum America. In fact, they established a well-regarded literary salon in New York. Their "at-home" Sunday evenings were frequented by Robert and Elizabeth Stoddard, Susan B. Anthony (Phoebe helped as an assistant editor on her journal Revolution) , Horace Greeley, John Greenleaf Whittier. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.80 X 1.40 inches 
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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in Virginia 1607-1699, AMES, Susie M.
5 AMES, Susie M. Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in Virginia 1607-1699
Bristol, Ct Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corp. 1957 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Underlining to text. Slight water stain to cover, see scan. Susie May Ames (10 January 188830 July 1969), historian, was born at Pungoteague, Accomack County, the eldest of five daughters and second of seven children of Samuel William Ames, a businessman, and Sarah Anne Edmonds Mears Ames. She attended local schools and graduated in 1908 from Randolph-Macon Woman's College (later Randolph College) in Lynchburg, with a major in English and minor in Latin. Her extracurricular activities included terms as president of the Franklin Literary Society and the Eastern Shore of Virginia Club and editor-in-chief of the Tattler, the monthly student magazine.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 76 pages 
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Maestro Mouse and the Mystery of the Missing Baton, Barnes, Peter W. & Cheryl Shaw Barnes
6 Barnes, Peter W. & Cheryl Shaw Barnes Maestro Mouse and the Mystery of the Missing Baton
VSP Books 2005 1893622177 / 9781893622173 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Cheryl S. Barnes. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Peter and Cheryl Barnes are an award-winning husband and wife writing/illustrating team. They specialize in writing educational books for children about special and historic places, like the Kennedy Center. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by One Author 
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
7 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
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8 Beidler, Philip D. First Books The Printed WOrd and Cultural Formation in Early Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL The University Of Alabama Press 0817309853 / 9780817309855 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
New in shrink wrap. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery tracking at no charge on US orders. ; 8vo  
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Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers, Beidler, Philip D. (editor)
9 Beidler, Philip D. (editor) Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1998 0817308679 / 9780817308674 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. No dust as issued. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages 
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The Story of Jamaica From Pre-History to Present, Black, V. Clinton
10 Black, V. Clinton The Story of Jamaica From Pre-History to Present
London Collins 1965 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has some yellowing due to age. Dust in very good condition.Clinton V. Black, a Jamaican, was the island's Government Archivist. His writing has ranged widely in scope and form, from the short story to purely professional archival works. Map endpapers. Fully indexed. ; Photographs, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
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11 Britt, Elizabeth C. Conceiving Normalcy Rhetoric Law, and the Double Binds of Fertility
Tuscaloosa, AL The University Of Alabama Press 2001 0817310983 / 9780817310981 1st Thus Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
As new condition, never read. Grey cover with white lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Fully indexed. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery tracking at no charge on US orders. ; 8vo; 206 pages  
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Men, Monkeys and Missing Links, Brown, Arthur I.
12 Brown, Arthur I. Men, Monkeys and Missing Links
Findlay, OH Fundamental Truth Publishers c1921 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey booklet with black print. Very clean. Scarce. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Arthur Brown was a Canadian physician turned Baptist preacher, who began writing on evolutionary themes in the 1920's. This volume is an early critique of some of the 'missing links' in early 20th century human evolutionary thought, which includes some of the 'missing links' that were later proven to be contemporary hoaxes.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 39 pages 
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13 Brown, Harold E. Haig Essays on education
New York , NY Dutton 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth. German inscription in front. Some underlining. Fully indexed. Rare! This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 115 pages 
Price: 15.18 USD
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TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION 1765-1865 Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library Volume IX  Bibliographical Series Volume II, BUCK, Solon Justus
14 BUCK, Solon Justus TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION 1765-1865 Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library Volume IX Bibliographical Series Volume II
Illinois State Historical Library 1914 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
fully indexed. Vol IX of Vol II of the Bibliographical Series together with a list of County Histories, Atlases, and Biographical Collections and List of Territorial and State Laws. No writing in margins or underlining. Arranges the Travel and Descriptions by year and then alphabetical by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce if not rare.; p 
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All The Best, George Bush (Author Signed)   My Life in Letters and Other Writings, Bush, George H. W.
15 Bush, George H. W. All The Best, George Bush (Author Signed) My Life in Letters and Other Writings
Scribner 1999 068483958x / 9780684839585 First Edition; Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed and inscribed at Kennebunkport July 7, 2000 "To Barbara Ochse, A person who loves books. I hope you like this one! All the Best, George Bush" Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Though reticent in public, George Bush openly shared his private thoughts in his correspondence throughout his life. Fortunately since the former president did not plan on writing his autobiography, this collection of letters, diary entries and memos, with his accompanying commentaryhelp fill a void. Organized chronologically, the volume begins with the eighteen year-old George's letters to his parents during World War II, where he was one of the youngest commisioned Navy pilot's. Reader's will gain an insight into the highlights in Bush's career and of course his vice-presidency and presidency. They will also observe a devoted husband and father, with letters ranging from the serious to the nutty, this collection provides a surprisingly intimate and insightful portrayal of the forty-first (41st) President of the United States. Scarce if not rare. ; Photographs; 9 X 8 X 1.80 inches; 448 pages; Signed by Author 
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Mary Cassatt The Story of the American Woman, Friend of Degas and Manet, of the Statesman Clemenceau, and of the Poet Mallarme, Who Herself Became a World Famous Artist, Carson, Julia M.H.
16 Carson, Julia M.H. Mary Cassatt The Story of the American Woman, Friend of Degas and Manet, of the Statesman Clemenceau, and of the Poet Mallarme, Who Herself Became a World Famous Artist
David McKay 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has closed end tear otherwise very good. Mary Stevenson Cassatt ( May 22, 1844 June 14, 1926[1]) was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (Now part of Pittsburgh's North Side), but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages 
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Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq., Channing, William E.
17 Channing, William E. Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq.
Boston, MA James Munroe and Co. 1839 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown paper cover with handwritten title. Endpaper missing thus book starts with Title page. Yellowing and some foxing to pages due to age. This is the original 1839 printing and not a reprint or digital printing. This book is culturally important as it discloses the slavery question early in the century and may be considered as one of the primary source publications on the subject of African American's and slavery. It was written by William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and along with Andrews Norton, (1786-1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians. He was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. Channing's religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists, though he never countenanced their views, which he saw as extreme. The beliefs he espoused, especially within his "Baltimore Sermon[1]" of May 5, 1819, at the ordination of a future famous theologian and educator in his own right, Jared Sparks, (1789-1866), as the first minister (1819-1823) of the newly organized (1817) "First Independent Church of Baltimore" (later the "First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (Unitarian and Universalist)"). Here he espoused his principles and tenets of the developing philosophy and theology of "Unitarianism" resulted in the organization later in 1825 of the first Unitarian denomination in America (American Unitarian Association) and the later developments and mergers between Unitarians and Universalists resulting finally in the Unitarian Universalist Association of America in 1961. Channing was writing in response to Henry Clay's speech on slavery. Now you can own an original 1839 printing of this famous work. Scarce. 
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A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History, Cloutier, Philip R.
18 Cloutier, Philip R. A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History
Louisville, KY Privately Printed 1964 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of this index. J. Winston Coleman, Jr. was a native of Lexington, Ky. He received degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky and was president of the general contracting firm of Coleman & Davis, Inc. In the 1930s his interest turned toward Kentucky history. His first book, MASONRY IN THE BLUEGRASS, was published in 1933. In 1936 Coleman retired to Winburn, his Lexington farm, in order to devote time to historic research and writing. He wrote more than a dozen books and pamphlets, including STAGECOACH DAYS IN THE BLUEGRASS (1835), SLAVERY TIMES IN KENTUCKY (1940), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF KENTUCKY HISTORY (1940), LEXINGTON DURING THE CIVIL WAR (1968) and HISTORIC KENTUCKY (1967). ; Photocopy Only; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pages 
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Southern Writing in the Sixties  Poetry, Corrington, John William & Miller Williams
19 Corrington, John William & Miller Williams Southern Writing in the Sixties Poetry
Lousiana State University Press 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Light green book with gold lettering. Inscribed by one of the poets, J. Edgar Simmons, "For my best freind, Ray, from Joe". Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Contributor 
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God did it!  He conquered Napoleon, He won World War I, He saved Britain in 1940, He has saved us since Pearl Harbor, Cox, Norman Wade
20 Cox, Norman Wade God did it! He conquered Napoleon, He won World War I, He saved Britain in 1940, He has saved us since Pearl Harbor
Meridian Ms First Baptist Church 1944 First Edition; Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff color with black print. Sun faded cover and some writing on back. Contents clean. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare imprint made during WWII. ; 23 pages 
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