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Samuel de Champlain  Father of New France, Morison, Samuel Eliot
21 Morison, Samuel Eliot Samuel de Champlain Father of New France
Bristol, Ct Little, Brown and Company 1972 0316583995 / 9780316583992 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition stated. Very clean. Citing frequently from Champlain's own published accounts of his explorations of New France, Legare chronicles Champlain's intense efforts to publicize, map, and colonize the northeastern shores of North America and the valley of the St. Lawrence. From 1603 until his death in 1635, Samuel de Champlain devoted all of his energies to giving France a foothold in the New World. Fully indexed.; Illustrations 
Price: 14.97 USD
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22 Reid, Bertha Westbrook Wallace Reid His life story
New York Sorg Pub. Co 1923 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print shows spotting Very rare account of Wallace Reid by his mother. William Wallace Reid was named the silent "screens most perfect lover" by Motion Picture Magazine. Born William Wallace Reid in St. Louis, Missouri into a show business family, his mother Bertha Westbrook was an actress and his father, Hal Reid(1860-1920), worked successfully in a variety of theatrical jobs, travelling the country. As a boy, Wallace Reid was performing on stage at an early age but acting was put on hold while he obtained an education at Freehold Military School in Freehold, New Jersey. A gifted all-around athlete, Reid participated in a number of sports while also following an interest in music, learning to play the piano, banjo, drums, and the violin. As a teenager, he spent time in Wyoming where he learned to be an outdoorsman.Reid was drawn to the burgeoning motion picture industry by his father who would shift from the theatre to acting, writing, and directing films. In 1910, a 19-year-old Wallace Reid appeared in his first motion picture called The Phoenix. while working on location in Oregon making The Valley of the Giants (1919), Reid was injured in a train wreck and in order to keep on filming he was prescribed morphine for his pain. The powerful drug almost immediately led to a deadly addiction but Reid kept on working at a frantic pace in films that were growing more physically demanding and changing from 15-20 minutes in duration to as much as an hour. Reid's morphine dependency deepened at a time when proper help for any form of addiction was non-existent. By late 1922, his health had deteriorated badly and after contracting the flu, he fell into a coma from which he never recovered.Dead at age thirty-one, Wallace Reid was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.Unlike the self-destructive behavior of other stars of that era such as Barbara La Marr, Jack Pickford, and Jeanne Eagels whose death resulted from drugs and/or alcohol abuse, historical records point to Wallace Reid being a victim of medical ignorance. (Wikipedia). Very Rare.; Photos; 104 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone, Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros.
23 Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros. The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone
London A. Fullarton & Co. 1877 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by leighton bros. 
A single volume only. Looks as if last few pages are missing. Beautiful Color plate wood engravings and black and white engravings, some full page.. Hinges library taped. Heavy foxing to Title page and other pages and text pages browning from age. Some of the color engraving and black and white engravings including those of Livingston, Stanley, Rev. Moffat, Murchison, and various native scenes are excellent and suitable for framing. Former owner signature in front with date 1877. ; Color Engravings; 
Price: 59.97 USD
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The Golden Hind, Roche, T. W. E.
24 Roche, T. W. E. The Golden Hind
Praeger Publishers 1973 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Black cloth with bold gilt print. Dust like new and now in mylar protective cover. his book is the story of the ship of Francis Drake who set sail from Plymouth in 1577 on a voyage that was to last 3 years. It was the most famous vessel in English history - the Golden Hind. An adventure story of perils, discoveries, and finding an unknown land. This is the first edition published in the United States, printed in Great Britain. (editoral review) Fully indexed.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages 
Price: 13.97 USD
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GOMEZ  TYRANT OF THE ANDES, Rourke, Thomas.
25 Rourke, Thomas. GOMEZ TYRANT OF THE ANDES
Switzerland Plata Publishing Ltd. 1969 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback book in very good condition. Gomerz is sitting on horse in photo on cover. Juan Vicente Gómez Chacón (24 July 1857 – 17 December 1935) was a military general and de facto ruler of Venezuela from 1908 until his death in 1935. He was president on three occasions during this time, and ruled as an unelected military strongman for the rest of the era. Gómez was never married; however, he had two mistresses. The first one was Dionisia Gómez Bello, with whom he had seven children: José Vicente, Josefa, Alí, Flor de María, Graciela, Servilia, and Gonzalo. The second one was Dolores Amelia Nunez Linares' de Cáceres, with whom he had nine children.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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26 Schweitzer, Albert Albert Schweitzer, Werden Und Wirken
Jung-Stilling-Verlag 1954 First Impression Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket 
Scarce edition. 103 pages. Text is wirtten in German. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Brodart Covered; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky, Serge, Victor & Natalia Sedova Trotsky
27 Serge, Victor & Natalia Sedova Trotsky The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky
Basic Books 1975 0465039421 / 9780465039425 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Dust in Mylar cover. Translated by Arnold J. Pomerans. Leon Trotsky[a] born Lev Davidovich Bronstein;[b] 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Russian revolutionary, Marxist theorist, and Soviet politician whose particular strain of Marxist thought is known as Trotskyism, (Wikipedia); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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The Great Lazarus, Skelton, Red
28 Skelton, Red The Great Lazarus
Skelton Publications 1986 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Published 1986. By the great comedian Red Skelton. Dust has small chip at top otherwise clean and bright book and dust. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 15.97 USD
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29 Stuart, F. P. Piang The Moro Chieftain
New York , NY Julian Messner, Inc. 1941 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Robison, Robert 
Cover lightly soiled. Clean contents. Tight binding. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Captain James Cook, Villiers, Alan
30 Villiers, Alan Captain James Cook
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Both book and dust look new. "Villiers was an excellent writer and his book is a masterpiece both in laying the foundation for the history into which James Cook sailed as well as in telling the story. An accomplished sailor himself, Villiers writes with an understanding of the subject that translates easily to the reader. His turn of phrase and elegant prose is a joy to read." (reviewer) Alan John Villiers (23 September 1903 – 3 March 1982) was an author, adventurer, photographer and mariner. He wrote 44 books. He was awarded the British Distinguished Service Cross as a Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve during the Second World War. ; 1967-08-02; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Mister Junior The story of Joseph F. Cullman, Jr., Wertenbaker, Lael Tucker
31 Wertenbaker, Lael Tucker Mister Junior The story of Joseph F. Cullman, Jr.
Pageant Press 1960 1258393522 / 9781258393526 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Original 1960 hardcover edition. Tan cover with gold lettering. Books looks almost new. Dust has rubs and small chips to edges. Now in Mylar cover for protection. ; Photography; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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