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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
1 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 
Price: 97.97 USD
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Life and Journal of Mrs. Hester Ann Rogers, Davies, Rev. E.
2 Davies, Rev. E. Life and Journal of Mrs. Hester Ann Rogers
Reading, MA Holiness Book Concern 1882 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Wear to edge and top and bottom of spine frayed. Block print of Ms. Rogers opposite title page. Front hinge is cracked but not loose. Endpaper is loose. Contents clean. Hester Rogers (31 January 1756 10 October 1794) was a British Methodist writer. Hester Ann Roe was born in Macclesfield at the end of January in 1756. She had a strict but caring upbringing. She was confirmed in 1769 by the Bishop of Chester, Edmund Keene, into the Church of England. She dated her conversion to Methodism to 11 November 1774 after hearing Samuel Bardsley preach. He was one of John Wesley's Methodist itinerant preachers. Hester began a lifelong correspondence with the Methodist founder John Wesley after meeting him in 1776.She was a Methodist class leader and one her students was Agnes Bulmer. Hester visited the sick. Five years later she met another Methodist preacher named James Rogers and his wife Ann. His wife died in February 1784 after childbirth and in line with Ann's wishes James married Hester in the following August. They both then went to evangelise in Ireland. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 191 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976, DeBord, Martha Brown
3 DeBord, Martha Brown St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976
Radford, VA Commonwealth Press 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare hardcover copy of this Church and area history. Illustrated with drawings and photos. Includes a lot of history and surnames. Inscription in front. The author, who was honored by the Virgina Senate in 2005 for outstanding community service, was also the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church for more than 20 years. A special collection of her papers are retained at the Wytheville, Community College in Wytheville, Virginia. The papers include this biographical sketch "Martha Brown DeBord, daughter of Charles Cassell Brown and Mary Virginia Lambert Brown, was born in Rural Retreat, Virginia on 14 February 1921. She attended Rural Retreat public schools, Marion College and Roanoke College. After her father died she left college to manage the family farm. She married Joe DeBord and raised three children. She assumed management of the DeBord Mill when her husband died in a farm accident in 1964. Apart from her agricultural work, DeBord served on numerous education committees and boards including the Wythe County School Board (1964-1997), State Vocational Education Advisory Board, Virginia School Board Association, and Marion College Board. She also was actively involved with St. Paul Lutheran Church as organist, pastoral council member, and historian. DeBord died 27 April 2004." ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages 
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4 Ealer, Juanita Marie Lynn Some Notes on the Family of John and Catherine Wasser Lynn of Lower Saucon, Northhampton County, Pennsylvania
No Publisher Listed 1967 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Photocopy of Rare imprint on this Pennsylvania family. This is not an original edition. John Lynn son of John Lynn was born 3-17-1776 in Lower Saucon Township and died there in 1853. He married Maria Cagtherine Wasser on 10-22-1797 who was the daughter of Schoolmaster Peter Wasser. Contains surnames of Bergstresser, Nolf, Keck, Trone, Burton, Weiss, and many more. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Photocopy Only; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages; Signed by Author 
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5 Harrower, John The Journal of John Harrower, an Indentured Servant in the Colony of Virginia 1773-1776
Williamsburg, VA Colonial Williamsburg 1963 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Harrower a Scottish merchant ruined by the panic of 1772 set out in search of business and became a schoolmaster in America. Scarce in this condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages; 
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John Champe, the Soldier and the Man, Judy, Ida M.
6 Judy, Ida M. John Champe, the Soldier and the Man
Strasburg, Va Shenadoah Publishing House 1940 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket 
Slight Foxing othewise fine condition. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce. Sergeant Major John Champe (ca. 1752 30 September 1798) was a Revolutionary War senior enlisted soldier in the Continental Army who became a double agent in a failed attempt to capture the American traitor General Benedict Arnold (1741-1801). Champe enlisted in the Virginia Cavalry from Loudoun County in 1776 and was made sergeant major in "Lee's Legion", a unit commanded by (then Major) Henry Lee III, later and better known as Colonel "Light-horse Harry" Lee (and father of Gen. Robert E. Lee). Champe's family was said to be well known to Major Lee. A plan was formulated to kidnap the defecting General Benedict Arnold and bring him back to American lines to face court martial. in 1780 Champe "defected" to the British side where he was introduced to Arnold and soon gathered intelligence that established that there were no other American generals involved with Arnold. Champe formulated a plot to capture Arnold on his regular evening stroll, but before he could act the entire British unit, Champe included, embarked in New York on the Virginia Campaign of 1780-81. Thus, the whole endeavor had to be called off. ; Photograph ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 68 pages; 
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Jared Lillie, 1776, His Book, Lillie, Jared
7 Lillie, Jared Jared Lillie, 1776, His Book
None listed Jared Lillie 1776 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Good with No dust jacket as issued 
This handwritten paper booklet dated 1776 looks to be a journal/diary of the author. Strings holding text block. It could also be a practice booklet for Universial Penmanship as many of the illustrations follow this penmanship style akaThe Universal Line of Beauty style which was utilized in the 14th Century through the 19th Century. There are two references to Penmanship, one is a letter to Joseph Champion the writing Master to St. Pauls School London and one a Poem on the Universal Penman by M. John Bancks (an English writer (1709-1751).. There seems to be a missing page and two pages are missing half pages. This is a personal diarylike journal that contains handwritten notes or penmenship practice writing of author in ink , Ben Franklin obituary, a sample Bill of Parcel, an Epitaph. The List of children with birth dates from 1785 to 1806 appear to be family members. (Thomas born Jan 25,1786,Lucy born Novermer 27, 1785 0r 6, Jack Oct. 19, 1788, Bradford b. Dec. 27, 1790, Elisha b. Oct 21, 1792, Jared born Nov 7, 1795, Susanah b. May 25, 1797, Susanah departed this life June 29, 1800, Washington B. Nov. 10, 1793, Mary b. Oct 12, 1802 (?), Abram, b. April 11, 1806. At the bottom of each page is written "Jared Lillie's book 1776" The handwriting is excellent and there are handwritten "decorations" throughout. Many of the pages have "ink blotting" that makes some pages hard to read. There are also arithmetic computations/calculations on a few pages. Research shows a Jared Lillie born March 27, 1759 to a Elisha and Hulda (Tilden) Lillie from Windham, Ct. This may be the same Jared as one of the children listed in the Journal is Elisha which would be Jared's father's name and Abram Little who's birth date corresponds with an Abraham Little in the Windham Ct. genealogies. There is no listing of a city, state or location in the journal but Windham, Ct could be correct based on the exact date in an online genealogy.. This is an excellent example of a "period" piece of early Americana ephemera dated the year 1776 which is 240+ years old. See scan of cover. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare, unique. ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages 
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Lake Placid Serving God and Community 1776-1976, No Author Listed
8 No Author Listed Lake Placid Serving God and Community 1776-1976
Sebring, Florida The Sebring News 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bicentennial booklet containing historical information about Sebring and Lake Placid. May have been an insert to the Sebring News march 18, 1976. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce if not rare. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 31 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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The Scottish Chiefs  A Romance, Porter, Jane Miss
9 Porter, Jane Miss The Scottish Chiefs A Romance
Hartford Conn Andrus, Judd 1835 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
An Original 1835 printing, not a rebind or reprint. Leather boards with gilt print and design, professionally refurbished and binding is tight and contents very clean. All the books within the one volume have complete contents. This is the full five volumes in three bound into one book. Book one complete with image (engraving by scheyer of N.Y.) of Wm. Wallace and title page and includes preface thru pg. 240 with notes. Vol 2 also begins with an engraving by Scheyer of N.Y. of man carrying women. Complete with title page and 238 pages including notes, Volume 3 has 246 pages including notes. Miss Jane Porter (17 January 1776 24 May 1850) was a Scottish historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure. Porter is considered to have "crafted and pioneered many of the narrative tools most commonly associated with both the national tale and the historical novel." Her 1810 work The Scottish Chiefs, about William Wallace, one of the earliest examples of the historical novel, was very successful and the French version was banned by Napoleon). It has remained popular with Scottish children. Book is 6 inches tall, 3.75 inch wide, and 2.5 inches thick. Very good condition, but leather binding shows some cracking. Rare in this condition. ; Five Volumes in Three, Leather Binding, Bound in one Book; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 249.97 USD
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10 Ripley, William Zebina The financial history of Virginia, 1609-1776
New York, NY B. Franklin 1970 Reprint; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rubs in cover of book. ; American classics in history & social science, 125; 170 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Centre to Center A bicentennial of Centreville Borough, Pennsylvania, Scott, Carole H. (Chairman)
11 Scott, Carole H. (Chairman) Centre to Center A bicentennial of Centreville Borough, Pennsylvania
Centreville, Pa Centreville Borough History Committee 1976 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. See Scan. This history of Centreville Borough was written in commemoration of the Bicentennial cleebration of the USA. May have musty smell due to age and storage.; Photographs and Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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12 Shetler, Charles Guide to the Study of West Virginia History
Morgantown, WV West Virginia University Library 1960 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Navy hardcover, Fully indexed. Contains an extensive bibliography of W. Va History items. West Virginia is one of two American states formed during the American Civil War (18611865), along with Nevada, and is the only state to form by seceding from a Confederate state. It was originally part of the British Virginia Colony (16071776) and the western part of the state of Virginia (17761863), whose population became sharply divided over the issue of secession from the Union and in the separation from Virginia, formalized by admittance to the Union as a new state in 1863. West Virginia was one of the Civil War Border states. (Wikipedia) We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; 
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A census of Newington, Connecticut,  Taken according to households in 1776, (Photocopy only), Willard, Josiah
13 Willard, Josiah A census of Newington, Connecticut, Taken according to households in 1776, (Photocopy only)
F.B. Hartranft 1909 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of the 1909 edition. ; Photocopy Only; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 41 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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