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Annual Report of the Directors and Superintendent of the West Virginia Hospital For the Insane, No Author Listed
141 No Author Listed Annual Report of the Directors and Superintendent of the West Virginia Hospital For the Insane
Charleston SC John W. Gentry 1874 1st Thus; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan paper cover has a stain at top of spine area, crease in cover, otherwise very good. Rare West Virginia imprint. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 31 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Calendar of transcripts including the annual report of the Department of archives and history (Virginia), No Author Listed
142 No Author Listed Calendar of transcripts including the annual report of the Department of archives and history (Virginia)
Richmond, VA Davis Bottom, Superintendent Public Printing 1905 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Not a reprint but the original publication printed in 1905.Uncut pages.Very clean contents. Marbled end papers 1/4 leather spine and corners worn and cracked. A unique bookplate in front has the handwritten note that "This book belongs to Douglas Southall Freeman" as it came out of his personal library. Freeman was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, the son of a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. His father was Walker Garland Freeman and his mother was Bettie Hamner. He did his undergraduate work at Richmond College where he joined the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta. He received his Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University at the age of 22.A long-time resident of Richmond, Virginia, Freeman served as editor of The Richmond News Leader from 1915 to 1949. However, it was his work as a historian and biographer that earned greatest recognition.He won Pulitzer Prizes for two of his books, his four-volume biography of Robert E. Lee, and his seven-volume biography of George Washington (a seventh volume First in Peace was written after Freeman's death by J. A. Carroll and M. W. Ashworth, two of his historical associates). He was also the author of the three-volume Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command.Freeman's treatments of the American Civil War are often cited as examples of the Lost Cause movement, emphasizing the glory and nobility of the Southern generals and the futility of their fight against the power of the North. While Freeman certainly does emphasize the nobility of Lee's character, he does not say that Lee made no mistakes, nor does he say that the North only won because of superior numbers. For instance, this passage shows Lee misjudging his real opponent, and also expresses admiration for Abraham Lincoln's character:[1] rare if not unique. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 399.97 USD
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143 No Author Listed Greenbrier County Bicentennial, 1778-1978
Lewisburg, WV Bicntennial Committee 1978 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; 4to; 60 pages 
Price: 25.17 USD
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144 No Author Listed Historic Romney 1762-1937
Romney, WVA Town Council c. 1937 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
First edition. Paperback vg/no dust Map 67 pages. Written by workers of the WPA as a feature of the 175th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Romney, W. Va. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 
Price: 67.97 USD
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Keyguide To Key West and the Florida Keys, No Author Listed
145 No Author Listed Keyguide To Key West and the Florida Keys
Hialeah, FL Southern Book Service 1970 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Early informative booklet on the Florida keys for 1970. Some browning due to age. Discusses each Florida Key, the wildlife and history. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
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Memoir of the Life and Ministry of Mr. William Bramwell, Lately and Itinerant Methodist Preacher; with extracts from his Interesting and Extensive Correspondence, No Author Listed
146 No Author Listed Memoir of the Life and Ministry of Mr. William Bramwell, Lately and Itinerant Methodist Preacher; with extracts from his Interesting and Extensive Correspondence
New York , NY T. Mason and G. Lane 1836 Sixth American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover is worn with red inset on spine and gold lettering . Front end paper missing but tltle page and all text pages intact. William Bramwell was the most significant revivalist and holiness evangelist in Methodism. From his leadership of the great revival that broke out in Dewsbury in West Yorkshire in 1792 until his untimely death in 1818, Bramwell’s ministry was marked by fervent prayer, powerful preaching, unremitting pastoral care of converts and a clear and uncompromising emphasis on what John Wesley called Scriptural holiness.Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages 
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147 No Author Listed Minutes of the Third ANnual Meeting of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, West Virginia Division Held in Charleston, W. VA june 20th and 21st, 1900
Charleston, W. VA Butler Printing Co. 1900 First Edition; Various Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Tan cover loose from binding having chips. Early imprint. Contents clean and complete. Rare. Booklet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 60.78 USD
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148 No Author Listed Minutes of the Twelfth Annual Convention of the West Virginia United Daughters of the Confederacy Held in Morgantown, W. VA September 29-30,1909
No Publisher Listed 1909 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with black print. Minutes of the 12th Annual Meeting held in Morgantown, W. VA. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages 
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149 No Author Listed Minutes of the United Daughters of the Confederacy of West Virginia Held in Martinsburg, West Virginia October 2, 1901
Martinsburg, W. VA Thompson Brothers 1901 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Early imprint. 1901 minutes of convention held in 1901 in Martinsburg, W. VA. Booklet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 38 pages 
Price: 73.39 USD
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150 No Author Listed Montana the Magazine of Western History, Vol 24, #3, Summer 1974
Helena, Mt Montana Historical Society 1974 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
July 1974 edition with numerous articles such as Women and the American West. 96 pages. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
Price: 9.97 USD
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151 No Author Listed Report Department of Archives and History of West Virginia 1950-1952
Charleston, W. VA Jarrett Printing Company 1952 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
First edition. Paperback Very Good condition Contains a listing of the Imprints in the Archives from 1797-1863.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages; 
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Spiritual Reconstruction "By the Author of Christ In You", No Author Listed
152 No Author Listed Spiritual Reconstruction "By the Author of Christ In You"
London, England John M. Watkins 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare original 1918 edition not a reprint, Blue cloth cover has minor rubs to corners. Contents very clean. Fully indexed. About the publisher "Over a century ago, Watkins, the "University of Rejected Sciences", was born. In April 1897, John M. Watkins issued the first second-hand and remaindered book catalogue in his own name, giving 26 Charing Cross in the centre of London as his business address. Since 1895, perhaps earlier, he had published similar lists on behalf of "The Theosophical Publishing Society', initially from 7/8 Duke Street,' Adelphi, later from Charing Cross and then from "... a shop near the Friends' Meeting House in St. Martin's Lane." These lists had been preceded by Book-notes, which he had edited from March 1893. The premises of this profitable business would shift location from nautical Whitehall to thespian St.Martin’s Lane.John Watkins eventually moved the business to its present famous site in No.21 in Cecil Court in 1901. Two frequent visitors in those very early days were the Irish poet W. B. Yeats, himself a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and G. R. S. Mead, author of numerous works on gnosticism and a prominent figure in the Theosophical Society. J. Watkins himself introduced our famous Egyptian logo that depicts the Great God Thoth, ancient deity of learning, writing, science and magic. He has been affectionately called the "scribe of the gods" by the bookshop' s staff of every epoch, and can be seen today adorning the creaking sign outside – but way back in 1901 the shop had only begun its tradition as a London nexus, a Mecca for occultists and mystics from all over the world - people from all walks of life.The Early Intellectual EnvironmentThe Watkins story starts in the innovative intellectual ferment of Victorian London. For many people the 'Victorian Age' evokes images of steaming industrial and smoky commercial power, iron & funerals, reminiscent of Blake's 'Satanic Mills', moral evangelical conservatism and starch-collared high mindedness although as history begins to peel off the onion layers it seems that it may not all have been as 'moral' and 'high' as some of us were taught at school. The hustle & bustle of the West End in this heyday was that of packed-out multicoloured omnibuses and tipped hats, the ringing cries of the newspaper boys echoing and the scuffling barrow boys of the busy Covent Garden markets rumbling forward the quality market centre of the huge British Empire. The rich mixing scents of soot, horse manure, perfumed blooms of flowers downwind, open bakeries and the gas lamps filled the air.The late 19th century was a time of vigorous questioning of long-held beliefs about the nature of man, his origins and his destiny as well as of the universe, which he inhabited. All these developments were to have a considerable impact on the thinking of many intellectuals preoccupied with spiritual and metaphysical questions.Amidst this intellectual upheaval there arose several organisations putting forward alternative views of man and his spiritual nature. There was an upsurge of interest in the hermetic and kabbalistic traditions, an impulse that lay behind the formation of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Additionally the new interest in the spiritual and metaphysical culture of Asia was to find an outlet in the founding of H.P.Blavatsky's Theosophical Society in America, Britain and India. Thirdly, there was the phenomenon of the appearance of mediumship, and the possibility of establishing the fact of personal survival after death. This last resulted in the establishment of the Society for Psychical Research as well as the growth of the Spiritualist movement.John WatkinsIt is into this concentrated context that we may view the establishment of Watkins Bookshop in the mid 1890's. John Maurice Watkins, the founder of this bookshop, was a friend and disciple of H P. Blavatsky and was himself personally involved in seeing the first edition of The Secret Doctrine, her great metaphysical classic, through the press.The ideal of founding the bookshop is said to have occurred to Mr Watkins in a conversation with Madame Blavatsky in which she lamented the fact that there was nowhere in London one could buy books on mysticism, occultism and metaphysics.This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Original book not a reproduction. Rare.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 210 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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153 No Author Listed U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Irrigation Inquiry Map illustrating the progress of Irrigation within the Arid and Simi-Arid region of the US west of the 97th degree of longitude west from Greenwidh
Washington, D. C. Department of Agriculture 1891 First Edition; First Impression Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
THis is a folded map (approx. 20x24 inches) which includes the states of Wa, Or, Ca, Mt, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Az Nm, Co, Wy, ND, SD, Ne, Ka, Tx, Indian Territory. Irrigated area represented by portion colored in blue, no other areas colored. It looks as though each of the artesian wells are named and located within the irrigation ditch areas in blue. The table of acreage and wells is signed by Richard J. Hinton Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Irrigation Inquiry, dated December 31, 1891. Also includes table of Acreage under ditch and cultivated for 1889, 1890 and 1891. An estimated number of artesian wells is given. Scarce if not Rare. ; Map 
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154 No Author Listed Universal Indian Sign Language of the Plains Indians of North America Together with a simplified method of study, a list of words in most general use, ... etc. and other important co-related matter
San Diego, CA William Tomkins 1929 Third Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with pictoral label of indians on horses and gold lettering. Cover worn. Signed by Jean Lee Latham, 1937. "Jean Lee Latham grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she wrote plays and operated the county newspaper’s linotype machine. She earned a master’s degree at Cornell University. While completing her degree, Ms. Latham taught English, history, and drama at Ithaca.Once she graduated, she became editor-in-chief of the Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. She worked hard to become a radio writer, but WWII changed her plans. She signed up for the US Signal Corps Inspection Agency, where she trained women inspectors. The U.S. War Department gave her a Silver Wreath for her work.After D-Day, Ms. Latham made the decision to write biographies for children. Her first book was The Story of Eli Whitney, published in 1953. Her third book, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, earned the Newbery Medal in 1956.Playwright, author, and teacher, Ms. Latham died on June 13, 1995, at the age of 93. Her manuscripts are housed in the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota." (Children's Literature network) This book came from a collection of Ms. Latham's. There is also typed notes from Ms. Latham about spelling and references to bibliography for her book on Mr. bowditch. The Cover has been taped with library to end papers of book. Numerous photos including author with Sons of Dakotah the Chief. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 45.97 USD
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Country Publishers 1984 0961077239 / 9780961077235 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Magazine. Volume 4 no1. Rare."By hand to the front" Demerits at West Point, Glory and Death at Gettysburg, Jedediah Hotchkiss: Stonewall's Cartographer and Tactician, Virginia's Unwelcome Vistors, The Black Hatted Westerners of the Iron Brigade, and many other articles. 
Price: 13.47 USD
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156 No Author Listed Vital Records of West Bridgewater Massachusetts to the Year 1850
Boston, MA New England Historic Genealogical Society 1911 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with black lettering. Slight yellowing to pages. Births, marriages, and deaths to 1850 in West Bridgewater. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
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157 No Author Listed West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, 1971 Proceedings Spring Meeting April 23 & 24, Blue Field, W. Va.
White Sulphur Springs, Wva WVA Coal Mining Institute 1971 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Black cloth, gold print. Contains advertising section. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Advertisements; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 25.06 USD
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158 Nordyke, Lewis Great Roundup: The Story of Texas and Southwestern Cowmen
New York , NY William Morrow & Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Xlib rebound. Minor damage where library card holder removed. Standard lib stamping. Extensive index and appendix. Contents clean and tight. Great illustrations. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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My Pioneer Days in West Pasco From the diary of a nurse-midwife, Obenreder, Julie J.
159 Obenreder, Julie J. My Pioneer Days in West Pasco From the diary of a nurse-midwife
New Port Richey, FL Author 1983 First Edition; First Impression Plastic Comb Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
White cover with drawing of hand water pump on front. Many photos throughout. Also has history of area. Inscribed "To my best friend, Ida, with love, Julie Obenreder, 1987". Rare. ; Photographs; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.97 USD
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A Rebel Cavalryman with Lee, Opie
160 Opie A Rebel Cavalryman with Lee
Morningside Bookshop 1997 0890290121 / 9780890290125 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1972 Morningside Bookshop reprint. Red cloth cover. Looks new. Opies delightful memoirs of army life compare in style to those of John Casler in the sense of being a light and enjoyable narrative. However, Opie had a more accurate eye for facts and unusual powers of recall, thereby creating an unusually good blend of humor and heroism. As a soldier, Opie took part in the major Virginia campaigns as well as raiding in West Virginia. He was at Sharpsburg and Gettysburg, and followed Early to the outskirts of Washington. He was later captured in the Shenandoah Valley and imprisoned at Elmira, New York, until the end of the war. Numerous illustrations are included, and Opies sometimes opinionated accounts of crucial events combine with these to create a valuable story of one mans adventures and experiences in the Civil War. ; cloth; 336 pages 
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