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Obituary addresses delivered on the occasion of the death of the hon. John C. Calhoun, a senator of South Carolina, in the Senate of the United States, ... of the Senate, preached in the Senate, Apri, (31st, 1st session : 1849-1850 United States. Congress. Senate.
1 (31st, 1st session : 1849-1850 United States. Congress. Senate. Obituary addresses delivered on the occasion of the death of the hon. John C. Calhoun, a senator of South Carolina, in the Senate of the United States, ... of the Senate, preached in the Senate, Apri
Cornell University Library 1850 1429718080 / 9781429718080 First Edition Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Original imprint or disbound booklet. Not a reprint or POD. Som browning and there may be slight foxing. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 0.1 x 8.75 x 5.75 Inches; 42 pages; p 
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The creed of all men,, Abbey, R
2 Abbey, R The creed of all men,
Nashville, Tenn Southern Methodist Pub. House 1882 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1882 edition not a reprint. Grey cloth cover. Slight foxing. Part 1 The Truth of Christianity was never denied, Part 2 The principles of Christianity were never objected to. Rev. Abbey preached a sermon with these two parts and the Methodist asked him if they could publish. So he allowed them. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 93 pages 
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3 Abbott, Winston O. Letters From Chickadee Hill
Windsor, Ct Inspiration House 1979 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Bette Eaton Bossen Signed by Author & Illustrator
Brown cover with white lettering. Rare signed copy. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Drawings; 8.10 X 5.70 X 0.60 inches; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Game Guns and Rifles Percussion to Hammerless Ejector in Britain, Akehurst, Richard
4 Akehurst, Richard Game Guns and Rifles Percussion to Hammerless Ejector in Britain
London Arms and Armour Press 1992 0948253614 / 9780948253614 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust in mylar cover for protection. Clean, tight binding. Numerous photographs. ; Photographs, illustrations; 6.5 x 0.8 x 9.8 inches; 176 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963, Alabama
5 Alabama Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963
Montgomery, AL Inaugural Committee 1963 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue and white cover with photo of George C. Wallace. George Corley Wallace, Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history at 5,848 days. After four runs for U.S. President (three as a Democrat and one on the American Independent Party ticket), he earned the title "the most influential loser" in 20th century U.S. politics, according to biographers Dan T. Carter and Stephan Lesher.A 1972 assassination attempt left Wallace paralyzed, and he used a wheelchair for the remainder of his life. He is remembered for his Southern populist and segregationist attitudes during the mid-20th century period of the African-American civil rights movement and activism, which gained passage of federal civil rights legislation in the mid-1960s to enforce constitutional rights for all citizens. He eventually renounced segregationism but remained a populist.(Wikipedia); Photographs, Illustrations 
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The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography, Angle, Paul M.
6 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography
New Brunswick N.J. Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; bomc Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Paul Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. Scarce editor signed copy. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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Speak Ill of the Living  (Author Signed), Arsenault, Mark
7 Arsenault, Mark Speak Ill of the Living (Author Signed)
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1590581393 / 9781590581391 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beautiful book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Shamus Award Nominee. Everybody thought the banker surprised by car-jackers was dead and buried until a photograph of him taken by his captors turns up. If the banker is alive, then whose ashes are buried in his grave? Eddie's chase after the story takes him across many neighborhoods of his home and crime beat, Lowell, Massachusetts, and deep into his own famiy's dark secrets. What he hears are the echoes of a forgotten crime. What he finds are bodies blocking his path.... Someone is killing off his sources. High tension, dark doings, and a real surprise mark this exciting novel. Rare. ; 1.02 x 8.66 x 5.59 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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8 Atcheson, Wayne Faith of the Crimson Tide Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith
Cross Training Publishing 2000 1929478224 / 9781929478224 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. Subtitle: Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith

This book features moving stories of faith from Alabama athletes, coaches and staff. These (sometimes humours) stories are taken from events with Crimson Tide athletics; from events during games, practices and in the locker room. They deal with a variety of spiritual issues like role models, adversity, illness, tragedy, hardship, decision-making, forgiveness, death, patience and love. Featuring stories from: Shaun Alexander, Coach Ronnie Cottrell, Coach Mike DuBose, Tommy Ford, Chad & Leah Goss, Coach Mark Gottfried, Coach Charlie Harbison, Coach Ellis Johnson, Kermit Koenig, Bill McDonald, Coach Rick Moody, Coach Betty Palmer, Coach David Patterson, Ryan Pflugner, Andy Phillips, John David Phillips, Coach Robert Scott, Coach Dick Spybey, Kevn Stephen, and Coach Jim Wells. ; 1.06 x 8.86 x 5.94 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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Notable Names in Medicine and Surgery, BAILEY,Hamilton and BISHOP,W.J.
9 BAILEY,Hamilton and BISHOP,W.J. Notable Names in Medicine and Surgery
London H.K. Lewis & Co 1946 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Orange cover has soiling, contents clean. Fully indexed. Has photos of famous doctors thorugh the ages and the speciality they pursued. Scarce. Henry Hamilton Bailey (1 October 1894 – 25 March 1961)[1] was a British surgeon. Bailey became one of the most influential authors of surgical textbooks in the 20th century; when publishing, and perhaps for much of his working life, he dropped his first name, becoming Hamilton Bailey. He was a pioneer in the use of illustrations and photographs in surgical textbooks. (Wikipedia); Illustrations and Photos; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 202 pages 
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The Chickasaw People, Baird, W. David
10 Baird, W. David The Chickasaw People
Phoenix, Az Indian Tribal Series 1974 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue grey cover. 8992 of 15000 limited edition. Signed by Overton James.; Indian Tribal Series; Photographs and Maps; 8.90 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
11 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
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The will of Magda Townsend;  A novel, Banning, Margaret Culkin
12 Banning, Margaret Culkin The will of Magda Townsend; A novel
Harper & Row 1974 0060102063 / 9780060102067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare signed first edition. Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. Dust in mylar protective cover. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning (March 18, 1891 – January 4, 1982) was a best-selling American author of thirty-six novels and an early advocate of women's rights. Banning was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William E. Culkin, who served in the Minnesota state senate from 1895 to 1899. She graduated from Vassar College in 1912. She was also the first woman admitted to the Duluth Hall of Fame. She died in 1982, at age 90, in Tryon, North Carolina. She purchased the Friendly Hills estate near Tryon, North Carolina in 1936, and enjoyed the property seasonally for the remainder of her life.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[3] (Wikipedia) Rare signed copy. ; A Cass Canfield book; 7.90 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The Hunted  A Thriller (Author Signed), Barcomb, Wayne
13 Barcomb, Wayne The Hunted A Thriller (Author Signed)
Minotaur Books 2009 031237075X / 9780312370756 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. A lightning-fast police procedural from an up-and-coming talent.The Hunted introduces a homicide detective who gets the shock of his life while tracking a most ingenious serial killer From a writer whose previous works Robert B. Parker declared “compelling . . . swiftly told” and James W. Hall called “top-notch” comes this first electrifying thriller featuring New York City homicide detective Frank Russo.

The Hunted begins with a little girl witnessing a horrible crime. Due to the child's testimony, the murderer is convicted. Eighteen years later the killer is released on parole, and his mission is to track down the now grown woman he feels betrayed him. A deranged dance of masked identities ensues, and it is up to newly single homicide detective Frank Russo to unravel the case. Rare.; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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14 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of England & Wales Section 5 includes Anglesey, Carnarvon, Merioneth, Denbigh, Montgomery, Hereford, Carmarthen, Pembroke, Glamorgtan, Monmouth, Radnor, Brecknock
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
15 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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The Hills Are Theirs  Tales from the Ozarks, Batson, Larry
16 Batson, Larry The Hills Are Theirs Tales from the Ozarks
Minneapolis tribune 1978 0932272010 / 9780932272010 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Stories from the Ozarks. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Illustrated; 0.9 x 8.3 x 5.3 Inches; 155 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Goose Woman  Short Stories., Beach, Rex
17 Beach, Rex The Goose Woman Short Stories.
Harper and Bros 1925 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with Blue print and orange underlines in circle on cover. Clean pages and text. Tight binding. Dust has chips and discoloration in spots. Dust now in mylar protective cover. Contains 5 short stories including 'The Goose Woman', 'Cave Stuff', Cool Waters', 'The Michigan Kid' and 'Powder'. Both 'The Goose Woman' and 'The Michigan Kid' became successful films. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book as first edition with dust. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
18 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
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Atlas of Jefferson Co. , Ohio, Beers, F. W.
19 Beers, F. W. Atlas of Jefferson Co. , Ohio
Stephen City,VA Commercial Press, Ltd. 1975 Reprint; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reprint of 1871 edition. Several large fold out maps. Includes names of property owners and locations. 15.5 x 13 inches. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 37 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church, Belden, G.S. Mrs.
20 Belden, G.S. Mrs. History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church
Toledo, OH Harry A. Stone 1946 First Edition; First Printing Plastic comb binding Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
A brief history of the Toledo Seventh Day Adventist Church with a record of Church membership and giving from 1932 through 1945. Introduction by Merle L. Mills, pastor. Has photos of old church at 831 Orchard Street, the school in 1937, the Bible Tabernacle, Pastor Mills family, and an artist rendering of new church. Rare local historical work. Rare work. ; Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 36 pages 
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