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Peace River pioneers, Frisbie, Louise
21 Frisbie, Louise Peace River pioneers
Bartow, Fl Imperial Publishing Company 1974 091245847X / 9780912458472 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Scarce. Inscribed and signed by author. Much history about this area of Florida located in Desoto County north of Ft. Myers and inland to the east of the Gulf. Index contains many surnames and references of pioneers and residents of the area. Excellent genealogical reference. . ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 134 pages; Signed by Author 
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The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vol. set, Froude, James Anthony
22 Froude, James Anthony The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vol. set
New York Scribner, Armstrong, and Co. 1873 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed in all three volumes on back of title page the following inscription with his signature. "Charles Scribner & Co. of No 654 Broadway New York have authority from me to publish further all works which I have already written or may hearafter write, J. A. Froude, Author, Jan 29, 1871." Brown cloth cover with gold lettering shows some rubs and wear to top and bottom of spine area. Clean contents and Not X Library. Hinges show some weakness otherwise tight. The first volume says "in two volumes", but author added a third volume which is part of this set. James Anthony Froude (Froude rhymes with rood) (April 23, 1818 October 20, 1894) was an English historian. He was the brother of the Anglo-Catholic polemicist Richard Hurrell Froude and of William Froude, the engineer and naval architect.The son of R. H. Froude, archdeacon of Totnes, he was born at Dartington, Devon. He was educated at Westminster School and Oriel College, Oxford, then the centre of the ecclesiastical revival now called the Oxford Movement. He obtained a second class degree, but won the Chancellor's English essay prize, and was elected a fellow of Exeter College (1842). "So too, in his English in Ireland (1872-1874), which was written to show the futility of attempts to conciliate the Irish, he exaggerates the bad points of the Irish, touches lightly on English atrocities, and emphasizes the influence of Roman Catholicism." was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith. (Wiki). Extremely rare work with this inscription. ; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
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Filings of light;  A venture of the spirit,, Garrett, Adelaide Jefferys
23 Garrett, Adelaide Jefferys Filings of light; A venture of the spirit,
Christopher Pub. House 1971 0815802668 / 9780815802662 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Scarce. ; 153 pages; Signed by Author 
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Descendants of John Mason Gates   of Chesterfield, New York and Craftsbury, Vermont, Gates, Robert Cady
24 Gates, Robert Cady Descendants of John Mason Gates of Chesterfield, New York and Craftsbury, Vermont
R.C. Gates 1992 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Signed on title page by author. Seller witnessed signing. Blue cover silver print. Rare. ; 1802-1847; Photographs; 172 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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George Gates of East Haddam, Connecticut and some of his descendants, Gates, Robert Cady
25 Gates, Robert Cady George Gates of East Haddam, Connecticut and some of his descendants
R.C. Gates 2002 First Edition; Various Plastic Comb Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Seller witnessed his signing. Rare. ; 359 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 159.97 USD
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The Ancestry and World War I Letters of William Galbraith Stewart, Jr (of Wilkinson, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania), Gates, Robert Cady
26 Gates, Robert Cady The Ancestry and World War I Letters of William Galbraith Stewart, Jr (of Wilkinson, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Springfield, MO Author 1995 First Edition; Various Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Blue cover silver print. Author signed on title page. Signing was witnessed by seller. Book never used. The first part of the book, pertaining to the Stewart family history, presents the genealogy of the Royal House of Stewart and the genealogy of the family of William Galbraith Stewart, Jr. The second part, containing the letters of Wm. Galbrath Stewart, Jr. is introduced with an overview of naval warfare in World War Iand the mission of U.S. sub-chasers in the defense against German and Austrian U-boasts operating in European waters. Rare. ; 1896-1935; Signed by Author 
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The Red Knight of Germany;  The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed), Gibbons, Floyd Phillips
27 Gibbons, Floyd Phillips The Red Knight of Germany; The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed)
Garden City, NY Garden City Pub. Co 1927 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
A special presentation inscription by author to Captain J. M. Patterson (U.S. Army). Inscription reads "To the insporation that insisted this book, for the instructions that directed in and for the courage that backed it's publication, you must accept full credit. I am grateful to you for the opportunity given me to supply the digging, the leg work and the brick laying in this structure. I like to believe will be recognized as one of the first tombstones on the grave of post war hatred for a vanquished foe. (signed) Sincerely Floyd Gibbons, Washington D.C., December 1927. There is a rubber stamp in the inscription that says Joseph M. Patterson, His book. The spine is sunfaded and frayed at top and bottom has been professionally repaired. Contents clean. Rare if not unique. Black cover with red lettering. Rare. ; Photographs; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1.50 inches; 383 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 199.97 USD
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John Glenn  A Memoir, Glenn, John &  Nick Taylor
28 Glenn, John & Nick Taylor John Glenn A Memoir
Bantam 1999 0553110748 / 9780553110746 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on endpaper. Looks almost new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 9.60 X 6.50 X 1.70 inches; 422 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Speaking Truth to Power (Author Signed), Hill, Anita
29 Hill, Anita Speaking Truth to Power (Author Signed)
Doubleday 1997 0385476256 / 9780385476256 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed at top of title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Anita Faye Hill (born July 30, 1956) is an American attorney and academic, currently a professor of social policy, law and women's studies at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management. She became a national figure in 1991 when she accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment while as her supervisor at the U.S. Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Despite Hill's accusations, Thomas was confirmed and took a seat on the Court. Hill's testimony focused national attention on the issue of workplace sexual harassment.(Wikipedia); 9.50 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 368 pages; Signed by Author 
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Freedom In a Sod House! Thrise blest is every brest that bears the spirit of a Pioneer!, Holmstead, Betty-Nell (Mary J. Helphingstine)
30 Holmstead, Betty-Nell (Mary J. Helphingstine) Freedom In a Sod House! Thrise blest is every brest that bears the spirit of a Pioneer!
Orlando, FL Author c1950 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare book by Betty-Nell Holmstead (Pen Name) and signed by Mary J. Helphingstine the author. Written by one of the Children and accounts early Pioneer days of the Holmstead family in Oklahoma. Very Clean. Includes a song by author " I like the American Way" put to music by George Leddy. Many references to pioneers for genealogist and historians. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Possibly no publication date in item.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 142 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Hough and Huff Families of the U. S. 1850-1900. Volume VI-The West, Hough, Granville W.
31 Hough, Granville W. Hough and Huff Families of the U. S. 1850-1900. Volume VI-The West
Author 1977 Facsimile; First Impression Photocopy Very Good 
Photocopy of this genealogy. Some underlining, notations, and highlights. In manila folder. Covers Calif, Oregon, Kansas, Nevada Nebraska, Colorado, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, hawaii and complete Index. Rare.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 259 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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A home in the woods;  Oliver Johnson's reminiscences of early Marion County,, Johnson, Oliver
32 Johnson, Oliver A home in the woods; Oliver Johnson's reminiscences of early Marion County,
Indiana Historical Society 1951 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Rare signed copy. Shows wear. Contents clean. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Indiana Historical Society. Publications; 234 pages; Signed by Author 
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Postmark  Mekong Delta, Johnson, Raymond W
33 Johnson, Raymond W Postmark Mekong Delta
Revell 1968 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce. ; 7.50 X 5.20 X 0.60 inches; 96 pages 
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Baltimore harbor  A picture history, Keith, Robert C
34 Keith, Robert C Baltimore harbor A picture history
Ocean World Pub. Co 1982 0960977201 / 9780960977208 First Edition; Second Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Author signed. Contains history of the Harbor, photographs, and illustrations. ; Photographs; 11 X 8.40 X 0.80 inches; 168 pages; Signed by Author 
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The beacon lights of prophecy  An interpretation of Amos Hosea, Isiah, Jeremiah, Ezekial and Deutero-Isiah, Knudson, Albert Cornelius
35 Knudson, Albert Cornelius The beacon lights of prophecy An interpretation of Amos Hosea, Isiah, Jeremiah, Ezekial and Deutero-Isiah
The Methodist Book Concern 1914 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on end paper.Reddish brown cover with gold lettering. Cover shows wear. Some underlining to text. Albert Cornelius Knudson (January 23, 1873 August 28, 1953) was a Christian theologian in the Methodist tradition, associated with Boston University and the school of liberal theology known as Boston personalism. Albert Knudson was married to Mathilde Johnson (18721948) in 1899. He died on August 28, 1953 at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Rare signed copy. ; 7.50 X 5 X 1.10 inches; 281 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Story of Eli Whitney, Latham, Jean Lee
36 Latham, Jean Lee The Story of Eli Whitney
harper & Row 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by the author to Mrs. Brehon Somervell the wife of General Somervell who was the Commanding General of the Army Service Forces in WWII . He was the General in charge of building the Pentegon in July 1941. Dust has chips around edges and has been price clipped otherwise very good. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 June 13, 1995) was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. She was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Her father was a cabinetmaker and her mother was a teacher. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and received an A.B. in 1925. She also attended Ithaca Conservatory. While in Wesleyan College, she wrote plays. In Ithaca, she taught English, history and play production. She continued teaching in Ithaca after finishing her studies at Cornell. Her first book for children was The Story of Eli Whitney. Her book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch won the Newbery Medal in 1956. Rare. ; Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.35 X 0.71 inches; Signed by Author 
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One More Victory Lap  (Author Signed), Lewis, Carl and Jeffrey Marx
37 Lewis, Carl and Jeffrey Marx One More Victory Lap (Author Signed)
Santa Monica, CA Athletics International 1996 0884970051 / 9780884970057 First Edition; First Printing Paperback As New with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Book is in as new condition and signed by author. 225 pages with photos. Written with Jeffrey Marx a pulitizer prize winning writer. Signed by Carl Lewis at a seminar that seller attended. Multiple copies available. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The American way;  Franklin Roosevelt in action,, Looker, Earle
38 Looker, Earle The American way; Franklin Roosevelt in action,
New York, NY The John Day Company 1933 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Cream color book with green lettering. Dust missing most of back, otherwise in fair condition and now in mylar cover. Some minor water staining of first few pages otherwise clean contents. Inscribed and signed by author " To Emily, the ranting Godmother of the United States with the love and the affection of the author Earle Looker, December 1933. Very rare if not unique book. ; p; Signed by Author 
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Uphill;  A personal story, McGovern, Eleanor
39 McGovern, Eleanor Uphill; A personal story
Houghton Mifflin 1974 0395194148 / 9780395194140 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by Eleanor McGovern wife of George McGovern. (November 25, 1921 January 25, 2007) was the wife of George McGovern, who served as a U.S. Senator from South Dakota from 19631981, and was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1972. Eleanor was an active political wife; she campaigned for her ailing husband in his 1962 United States Senate race and may well have saved his chances of winning.[7] During the 1972 presidential election, when her husband won the Democratic nomination, she was featured on the cover of Time magazine along with First Lady Pat Nixon, wife of Republican President Richard Nixon. During the campaign, The Eleanor McGovern Cookbook: a Collection of South Dakota Family Favorites was published. George McGovern was defeated by Richard Nixon in 1972. ; 8.70 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 234 pages; Signed by Author 
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In Retrospect  The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam (Author Signed), McNamara, Robert S.
40 McNamara, Robert S. In Retrospect The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam (Author Signed)
Crown 1995 0812925238 / 9780812925234 First Edition; Seventh Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed 3/18/96. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Robert Strange McNamara (June 9, 1916 July 6, 2009)[4] was an American business executive and the eighth Secretary of Defense, serving under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson from 1961 to 1968, during which time he played a large role in escalating the United States involvement in the Vietnam War.[5] Following that, he served as President of the World Bank from 1968 to 1981. McNamara was responsible for the institution of systems analysis in public policy, which developed into the discipline known today as policy analysis.[6] McNamara consolidated intelligence and logistics functions of the Pentagon into two centralized agencies: the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Defense Supply Agency.Prior to public service, McNamara was one of the "Whiz Kids" who helped rebuild Ford Motor Company after World War II, and briefly served as Ford's President before becoming Secretary of Defense. A group of advisors he brought to the Pentagon inherited the "Whiz Kids" moniker.McNamara is the longest serving Secretary of Defense, amassing 2,595 days between 1961 and 1968. Rare signed copy.; 9.40 X 6.60 X 1.70 inches; 414 pages; Signed by Author 
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