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A Premiere Collector's Firearms Auctions. December 8Th, 9Th & 10Th, 2007, (Rock Island Auction Co.
1 (Rock Island Auction Co. A Premiere Collector's Firearms Auctions. December 8Th, 9Th & 10Th, 2007
Moline, IL Self Published 2007 1st Edition Spiral-bound Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Spiral bound. Features Part 2 of the Frank and Karen Sellers Collection, Part 2 of the William Powell Estate, and an outstanding collection of Colts. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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A Lieutenant of Cavalry in Lee's Army, Beale, George
2 Beale, George A Lieutenant of Cavalry in Lee's Army
Baltimore, MD Butternut & Blue 1996 093552343X / 9780935523430 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new. Red cover gilt print. Dust in mylar cover. No marks, underlining, or highlighting. The story of George Beale, a prominent Virginia politician, and his volunteering to Robert E. Lee to serve to protect Virginia. It is said "George William Beale was born into the Virginia nobility, son of Richard Lee Beale, who served in the House of Representatives and Congress for that state before the Civil War. It is small wonder that he followed his father into the Confederate cavalry, 9th Virginia when the call of Civil War was sounded.His well-written and compelling memoirs document his time with JEB Stuart and Hampton across most of the Eastern Theater of the war between the States. He rode with his men in engagements during the ‘Ride around McClellan’, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, JEB Stuart’s Gettysburg ride, The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid, Spotsylvania. His active career was cut short in February 1865 when he was badly wounded." Excellent read. ; Army Of Northern Virginia; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages 
Price: 31.97 USD
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London Methuen & Company 1920 Ninth Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
1920 9th edition. Author was fellow and lecturer of St. John's College and public orator in the University of Cambridge. Chapters include among others: Roman Religion, the Stoics, Plutarch, Followers of Jesus, Conflict of Christian and Jew, Clement of alexandria, and others. Full index and Table of dates. Minor marginal notations and highlighting to a few pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 359 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Piney Woods and its Story  (Author Signed), Jones, Laurence C.
4 Jones, Laurence C. Piney Woods and its Story (Author Signed)
New York Fleming H. Revell 1922 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Original First Edition, not a reprint.. Rare inscribed copy "To Mrs. C. B. Hartwick in the spirit in which you have helped us. Sincerely Laurence C. Jones, Buxton, Miss. , may 9th, 1923." Slight browning to end papers. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The Piney Woods Country Life School (or The Piney Woods School) is a co-educational independent historically African-American boarding school for grades 9-12 in Piney Woods, Mississippi. It is one of four remaining historically African-American boarding schools in the United States. It is currently the largest African-American boarding school, as well as being the second oldest continually operating African-American boarding school. Today the curriculum at Piney Woods combines strict discipline, Christian teaching and chores with classroom instruction. More than 98 percent of Piney Woods' graduates go on to attend colleges, including Xavier University, Princeton University, the University of Chicago, Smith College, Harvard University, Vassar College, Tufts University and Amherst College. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. The author was born Nov. 21, 1882 and grew up in Missouri. He attended tue University of Iowa at Iowa City and received the bachelor of philosophy in 1907. It was at the University where he heard the President, Dr. George E. MacLean use the phrase "Noblesse Oblige" which became his motivation to start the Piney Woods school for disadvantaged and poor children of the area. He became known as "The Little Professor". Rare work. ; Mylar Cover on Dust ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 154 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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A Brief History of the 9th Marines, Marine Corps, U.S. &  Truman R. Strobridge
5 Marine Corps, U.S. & Truman R. Strobridge A Brief History of the 9th Marines
Washington, D.C. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2013 1481986015 / 9781481986014 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1967 edition. Looks never used. Not a reprint. The 9th Marine Regiment was an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps. Formed during World War II, it served until 1994, when it was deactivated during the post Cold War drawdown. Battalions of the Ninth Marine Regiment, but not the regiment itself, were reactivated from 2007 to 2014 as part of the Marine Corps' growth during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The battalions have subsequently been deactivated again.Contents; USMC Regimental Histories Series; 32 pages 
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Brief History of the 8th Marines., Santelli, James.
6 Santelli, James. Brief History of the 8th Marines.
GPO, 1976. 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1976 printing. The 8th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps. They are based at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and fall under the command of the 2nd Marine Division and the II Marine Expeditionary Force. The 8th Marine Regiment was formed on 9 October 1917, at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia during the buildup for World War I. While training for war, the command was transferred to Fort Crockett, Texas, to guard the nearby Mexican oil fields. The regiment was joined there by the 9th Marines to form the 3d Marine Brigade; the first Advance Base Force of World War I. As such, the Marines were held in reserve to establish and defend naval bases in the Atlantic Ocean or the West Indies, if required. The 8th Marines was inactivated at Philadelphia Navy Yard on 25 April 1919.A year later, the regiment was reactivated for service in Haiti where Marines had been fighting the Cacos bandits since 1914. Through systematic patrolling which culminated in a number of brief, sharp clashes, the 8th Marines eliminated Haitian banditry that had lasted more than a hundred years. The 8th Marines was inactivated again in 1925. 
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Personal experiences of the Civil War, Seward, Janet W.
7 Seward, Janet W. Personal experiences of the Civil War
Worcester, Ma F. S. Blanchard & Co. 1899 1166553507 / 9781166553500 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is the original 1899 printing. Janet Seward was the wife of Brigadier General Willam Henry Seward, Jr. who's father was the Governor of New York. Brig. General Seward was also an American Banker from Auburn, N.Y. He left banking on August 22, 1862 to join the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War. "Seward was appointed lieutenant colonel of New York's 138th Infantry Regiment, which became the 9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment in December 1862. The regiment served in the defenses of Washington, D.C. until it was converted back to an infantry regiment and sent to the Army of the Potomac because of the losses sustained by that army in the Overland Campaign.[2] After fighting at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Seward was appointed colonel of the regiment on June 10, 1864. A few weeks after Seward's promotion to colonel, his regiment was sent north to meet the threat to Washington, D.C. posed by Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early's Valley Campaigns of 1864. Seward was slightly wounded in his arm and suffered a broken leg when his horse fell on him after the horse was shot at the Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864. He was promoted to brigadier general on September 13, 1864 and in January 1865 was assigned to command a brigade in the Department of West Virginia, which he did until April 1865. He was thereafter known within his family as "The General". Seward commanded the 3rd Division for 6 days after Confederate partisan rangers captured Brigadier General George Crook on February 20, 1865." (Wikipedia) The contents of this booklet was written by Mrs. Seward for "The Fortnightly" a a Woman's Literary Club in Auburn, N.Y. Ianuary 20, 1898. Mrs. Seward acompanyed President Lincoln and her husband's cousin Col. Seward on an inspections of the works around Washington. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. A rare piece of Civil War memorabilia. ; Photograph ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 
Price: 149.99 USD
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