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The Pennsylvania Justice Of The Peace containing the law, practice, and process in proceedings before justices of the peace and aldermen in Criminal Cases with numerous precedents therein, McKinney, Mordecai
161 McKinney, Mordecai The Pennsylvania Justice Of The Peace containing the law, practice, and process in proceedings before justices of the peace and aldermen in Criminal Cases with numerous precedents therein
Pennsylvania E. Guyer, Harrisburg 1839 First Edition; First Impression Leather Bound Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound in 3/4 leather, marbled inset on covers, Gilt embossed titles, parchment end papers. Excellent rebinding work with handsome results. Contents has foxing due to age otherwise clean and tight. Also contains the laws, adjudications, forms of docket entries, process and practice relative to thier jurisdictions and its Exercise, in Civil Cases. Two vols in one. Vol 1 of Justices Criminal Jurisdiction, Vol 2 of Justices Civil Jurisdiction. Scarce if not rare in this condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages 
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The Last Ride  (Author Signed), Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith
162 Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith The Last Ride (Author Signed)
Melbourne, Florida Sea Bird Publishing 2000 1886916071 / 9781886916074 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on endpaper, "With Best Wishes, Patrick Smith" (not bookplate). Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover atrick Davis Smith[1] (October 8, 1927 – January 26, 2014) was an American author. His work was nominated seven times for the Pulitzer Prize and five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999.[2] Born in D'Lo, Mississippi, Smith graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947. On August 1, 1948, he married Iris Doty, with whom he remained until his death. He continued his studies until 1959, when he completed his M.A. Smith worked in public affairs at Hinds Junior College until 1962 and at the University of Mississippi until 1966, when he moved to Florida and took the position of Director of Public Relations at Brevard Community College, which became Eastern Florida State College in August 2013.Smith wrote his first novel, The River is Home, when he was 25. It is the story of the Skeeters, a poor family of "river rats" in Mississippi. His next novel was Forever Island, the story of an old Seminole struggling against development of the land he has lived on his whole life. That was followed by Allapattah, another novel of the Seminole culture. Smith's next book, Angel City, is the story of a poor family's struggles after being ensnared in a migrant camp. In 1980, it was made into a CBS movie of the week, starring Ralph Waite and Jennifer Jason Leigh.[3Smith's best-known work is A Land Remembered,[4] a multi-generational novel of a family's struggles from pioneers to wealthy tycoons.He died in Merritt Island, Florida, at age 86.[4] (Wikipedia) ; 0.72 x 8.79 x 5.82 Inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Last Ride  (Author Signed), Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith
163 Mercer, Glen 'Pee Wee' & Patrick D. Smith The Last Ride (Author Signed)
Melbourne, Florida Sea Bird Publishing 2000 1886916071 / 9781886916074 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed Bookplate says "Best Wishes, Patrick Smth". Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover atrick Davis Smith[1] (October 8, 1927 – January 26, 2014) was an American author. His work was nominated seven times for the Pulitzer Prize and five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999.[2] Born in D'Lo, Mississippi, Smith graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947. On August 1, 1948, he married Iris Doty, with whom he remained until his death. He continued his studies until 1959, when he completed his M.A. Smith worked in public affairs at Hinds Junior College until 1962 and at the University of Mississippi until 1966, when he moved to Florida and took the position of Director of Public Relations at Brevard Community College, which became Eastern Florida State College in August 2013.Smith wrote his first novel, The River is Home, when he was 25. It is the story of the Skeeters, a poor family of "river rats" in Mississippi. His next novel was Forever Island, the story of an old Seminole struggling against development of the land he has lived on his whole life. That was followed by Allapattah, another novel of the Seminole culture. Smith's next book, Angel City, is the story of a poor family's struggles after being ensnared in a migrant camp. In 1980, it was made into a CBS movie of the week, starring Ralph Waite and Jennifer Jason Leigh.[3Smith's best-known work is A Land Remembered,[4] a multi-generational novel of a family's struggles from pioneers to wealthy tycoons.He died in Merritt Island, Florida, at age 86.[4] (Wikipedia) ; 0.72 x 8.79 x 5.82 Inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
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164 Merriam, George Spring A living faith
Boston George H Ellis 1886 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Second Edition. Dark green cover with gold lettering. Cover has spotting. Front hinge starting to crack otherwise tight. Contents yellowing with age otherwise clean. Scarce.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 282 pages 
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The Fall of Jerusalem A Dramatic Poem, Milman, H.H. Rev.
165 Milman, H.H. Rev. The Fall of Jerusalem A Dramatic Poem
London John Murray 1821 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound in brown cover with gold print. The text is clean and tight. A few pages have darkened due to age. Inscription in front dated 1867 and a seminary library stamp on end paper. Henry Hart Milman (10 February 1791 – 24 September 1868[1]) was an English historian and ecclesiastic. He was born in London, the third son of Sir Francis Milman, 1st Baronet, physician to King George III (see Milman Baronets). Educated at Eton. n 1821 Milman was elected professor of poetry at Oxford; and in 1827 he delivered the Bampton lectures on The character and conduct of the Apostles considered as an evidence of Christianity. In 1835, Sir Robert Peel made him Rector of St Margaret's, Westminster, and Canon of Westminster, and in 1849 he became Dean of St Paul's. He was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1864. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 167 pages 
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NSU Motorrad, 251 OSL, Ersatzteilelistc (Spare Parts List in German), Motorrad
166 Motorrad NSU Motorrad, 251 OSL, Ersatzteilelistc (Spare Parts List in German)
Neckarsulm, Germany NSU Werke Aktiengesellschaft 1935 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brownish green cover with white diagram and printing. Pages starting to brown due to age. (see scan) This book is written entirely in German and contains the parts for the 251 OSL motorcycle. Diagrams of major sections like motor with parts list and numbers. Publication is around 1933-1952, but could be post war . NSU, was a German manufacturer of automobile cars, motorcycles and pedal cycles, founded in 1873. It was acquired by Volkswagen Group in 1969. VW merged the company with Auto Union, to eventually evolve into Audi as it is known today. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 109 pages 
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Glimpses of Heaven, Munnell, Rev. W. H.
167 Munnell, Rev. W. H. Glimpses of Heaven
Philadelphia PA A. J. Holman & Co. 1891 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red cloth cover in fair to good condition. Discourses Concerning the Way of Life and the House Not Made With Hands. Instructing Sinners to Enter by the Open Door and Encouraging Saints to Walk with Christ Evermore) May have musty odor due to age and storage otherwise nice copy. Contents clean, spine has some soiling and bug damage as well front cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; p 
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Historic New Port, Newport Chamber of Commerce
168 Newport Chamber of Commerce Historic New Port
Newport, R.I. Newport Chamber of Commerce 1933 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with paper inset of The Brick Market House. Cover has chips around edges. Contents clean and tight. Historic book is now in archival protective sleeve. Newport is a city set on Aquidneck Island in the New England state of Rhode Island. Its yacht-filled harbor hosted the America’s Cup, a renowned annual sailing regatta, for many years. Newport is also known for the Gilded Age mansions lining Bellevue Avenue, some of which are now museums. The most famous is The Breakers, an 1895 mansion patterned after a Renaissance palace.; Wood block print; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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An Appendix to the The Methodist Magazine for 1816, No Author Listed
169 No Author Listed An Appendix to the The Methodist Magazine for 1816
London The Conference Office 1816 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint.This is for the month mentioned in title only. Leaves complete for that month. Currently in archival sleeve. Foxing due to age. No cover. Begins with A Biigraphy of Mr. F, of ------, A review of the Sabbath improved, letters on Missionary intelligence, and obituaries. Some articles and submissions may be complete while others are from preceding months or carried forward to suceeding months. Rare inprint. ; Engravings; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
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Calendar of transcripts including the annual report of the Department of archives and history (Virginia), No Author Listed
170 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 
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Christ Prays For You, No Author Listed
171 No Author Listed Christ Prays For You
India F.E. Banker 1950 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by A. David 
Red and black cover white print. Image of Christ kneeling on front. (see photo) May have musty smell due to storage and age (circa 1950-60). Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Possibly no publication date in item. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Cover Art; Introduction by Floyd Banker 
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172 No Author Listed DESTRUCTION OF AN ARMY THE FIRST CAMPAIGN IN LIBYA: SEPT. 1940-FEB. 1941.
Her Majesty's Stationary Office 1941 First Impression Paperback Poor with no dust jacket 
Cover detached. Soiled due to age and storage. This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Keyguide To Key West and the Florida Keys, No Author Listed
173 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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Ministry of Angels, No Author Listed
174 No Author Listed Ministry of Angels
Greensboro, NC The Apostolic Messenger Office 1880 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Grey cover with black lettering. Cover has been re-glued to contents. Paper is fragile due to age. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Godbey’s contributions to holiness literature also included numerous small booklets which nourished the holiness people in sound doctrine and inoculated them against the ‘heresies’ which were sweeping across America in the late nineteenth century. These booklets were printed on cheap (high acid content) paper in order to make them affordable (usually ten cents each), and as a consequence, most of them exist today in a state of marked deterioration. Topics included expositions of holiness soteriology, critiques of “popular evangelism,” indictments of the “fallen churches” (especially Methodism), warnings against such ‘heresies’ as “Mormonism,” and devotional studies of the geography of “Bible lands.” However, the most prominent topic was the Second Coming of Christ. Godbey wrote numerous booklets concerning the “signs of the times,” expositions of dispensationalist chronology (outlining periods of history, the Rapture, the Tribulation Period, the Millennium, and the final judgment), and exhortations to be “robed and ready” with the experience of entire sanctification. These booklets contain an abundance of Godbey’s sermon illustrations–personal anecdotes, allusions to classical Greek mythology, references to rural life, and stories taken from religious biographies of such notable personalities as George Whitefield, John Wesley, Benjamin Abbott, and Charles G. Finney. These booklets provide today’s readers with snapshots of Godbey’s preaching style– homespun stories, rhetoric, pointed exhortations, allusions to classical literature–and provide a clear picture of a distinct personality. Like the rest of his publications, Godbey’s booklets were not polished productions; rather, they were transcriptions of his reminiscences, taken down by “amanuenses”–most of them students of God’s Bible School. Godbey had serious problems with his eyesight, and his handwriting was very difficult to decipher. He dictated his books and pamphlets from memory, and these publications represent a raw transcription of his personality and speaking style. Very rare. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book. 
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Minutes of Severel Conversations Between The Methodist Ministers  At Their 101st Annual Conference, Begun In Birmingham, on Wednesday, July 31, 1844, No Author Listed
175 No Author Listed Minutes of Severel Conversations Between The Methodist Ministers At Their 101st Annual Conference, Begun In Birmingham, on Wednesday, July 31, 1844
London, England John Mason 1844 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprint. X-lib. Contains addresses made at the conference. Reports, deaths, with short biographies. Excellent reference. Cover is cardboard with taped spine. Contents clean with some browning due to age. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 240 pages 
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Notes from Theatres of War, No 20  Italy, 1943/1944, No Author Listed
176 No Author Listed Notes from Theatres of War, No 20 Italy, 1943/1944
The War Office 1945 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan booklet black print. Cover may have soiling due to age and storage. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Contains map of The Italian CAmpaign Sept 43- March 44. (has a 3 inch tear at fold, otherwise fine condition) Disclaimer on front says "This document must not fall into enemy hands". Rare. ; Notes from Theatres of War; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 92 pages; p 
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R.A.F. Middle East air operations in Middle East from Feb 1942-Jan 1943, No Author Listed
177 No Author Listed R.A.F. Middle East air operations in Middle East from Feb 1942-Jan 1943
Her Majesty's Stationary Office 1945 First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback. Cover is somewhat tattered and have soiling due to age and storage. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Report by the Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the Italian Campaign, 8 January 1944 to 10 May 1944, No Author Listed
178 No Author Listed Report by the Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the Italian Campaign, 8 January 1944 to 10 May 1944
His Magesty's Stationery Office 1946 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with white lettering. Rare. Cover may have soiling due to age and storage Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition .; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages 
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179 No Author Listed Roof over Britain the official story of Britain's anti-aircraft defences, 1939-1942
London Her Majesty's Stationary Office 1943 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a paperback book, never issued as hardback. Cover may have soiling due to age and storage. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce if not Rare.; Photo, maps; 88 pages 
Price: 25.17 USD
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180 No Author Listed Sermon Outlines, with appropriate Seed-Thoughts, Illustrations and Ancedotes also Bible Readings, with appropiate illustrations and Ancedotes for busy preachers
Harrisburg, PA The Old Path 1906 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold lettering. Some light soiling to cover. Contents clean. Has keys to sermon outlines and bible readings. Fully indexed. This is a scarce if not rare and unique work. Amos H. Gottschall (1854-1938) was born in Marietta, Pa. At ten he walked thirty miles to a larger town. He jumped a freight, explored Philadelphia and other cities, spent a night in jail with a Union deserter, all before he was twelve. He worked as a printer for fifty years with over 37 newspapers across the country. His travels mainly on the Trans-Continental RR took him to almost all states and Canada and Mexico. In 1876 at age 22 he established Gottschall Remedies: salves, worm pills, and a pill called Life Essence and especially his "Liniment". He was fascinated with Indians and would sell his "Liniment" (53% alcohol) to the Indians whos camps he often visited. He printed numerous religious and Indian publications such as A Collection of Familiar Hymns (1894), Abolished Rites, or Spiritual, not Ceremonial Worship (1909), The Chippewea's Last Turn (1870) and many others. This Sermon Outlines is very rare as it does not appear in list of his other publications. The author had a colorful and adventursome life. He neither drank or smoked, was married twice, and reportedly shot and killed a man and went to hide in the Souix Indian camps. Rare. ; 112 pages 
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