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An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names, Arthur, William M. A.
1 Arthur, William M. A. An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names
New York, NY Sheldon & Company 1860 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
1860 printing. Brown cloth cover with gold lettering. Cover shows wear. Contents clean with some slight water staining. Begins with the signification of names then the etymological dictionary of family names. An example is the name "Annan which is a river and borough of Scotland. Smith is derived from the Anglo-Saxon Smitan, to smite or strike. Among the Highland clans, the smith ranked third in dignity to the chief, from his skill in fabricating military weapons, and his dexerity in teaching the use of them."Very early edition. SKU 228. 
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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
2 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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The Dream of Troy, Brackman, Arnold C.
3 Brackman, Arnold C. The Dream of Troy
Mason & Lipscomb 1656 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition stated, dust not price clipped. The dream of a small boy came to life later when Heinrich Schliemann discovered the ruins of Troy. This book traces his quest and the controversy around it. Fully indexed. Map endpapers.; 1974-01-01; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; The dream of a small boy came to life later when Heinrich Schliemann discovered the ruins of Troy. This book traces his quest and the controversy around it. 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
4 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. Cover is sunfaded around edges. Dust in near fine condition and covered with mylar cover.There is an inscription to Betty & Bob on front endpaper signed by Doran. (poor handwriting but looks to be 1953) Looks as though Doran signed this book again in 1954 (clear handwriting) on next page with additional inscription. There is a third original signature by Doran under his photo opposite title page. A fourth notable addition is a signed letter from George Doran to a Betty Weber in Chicago with postal cancellation dated May 1944 from Prescott, Arizona where the author lived . In the letter he mentions he is sending his book Chronicles of Barabbas which he published in 1934. The letter, envelope, and news articles of his death were all inside this the 1952 edition. Doran mentions his friendship with the Weber's and it appears they kept his letter in their copy of this 1952 Chronicles of Barabbas. A very rare if not unique set of memoriablia from the life of George Doran. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. A very rare book and collection of memoriablia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages; Signed by Author 
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CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews, Doran, George Henry
5 Doran, George Henry CHRONICLES OF BARABBAS 1884-1934---and FURTHER CHRONICLES AND COMMENT-- with Sinclair Lewis, Maugham and Mencken and Christopher Morley Contributing Candid Portrait Reviews
New York Rinehart and Co Inc 1952 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover with black cloth quarter spine. George H. Doran was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1869. He moved frequently from New York City to London, England during his publishing career, and was well acquainted with most of the writers he published. In 1935, George Doran wrote Chronicles of Barabbas 1884-1934, that told about the publishing business and its personalities. It was republished in 1952 with Further chronicles and Comment added to the title. Doran was friends with most of the authors he published including: Joyce Kilmer, P. G. Wodehouse, Arnold Bennett, Arnold J. Toynbee, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Conan Doyle, O. Henry, James J. Montague, Edwin Lefèvre, Virginia Woolf, Frank Harris, H.G. Wells, W. Somerset Maugham, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken and Margery Williams. George H. Doran Company merged with Doubleday, Page & Company in 1927, making Doubleday, Doran the largest publishing business in the English-speaking world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages 
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Doak Family History and Genealogy, Hanes, B. E.
6 Hanes, B. E. Doak Family History and Genealogy
Clarksburg, W. Va. The Exponent Job Shop 1925 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Photocopy only of 1st edition. Some historical background and excellent genealogical charts. " Robert Doak, the sone of Samuel and Elizabeth Doak who came to this country from Ireland, was born in Fayette County, Pa in 1804. Removed with his father's family to Tyler County, Virginia (now W. Va.) in 1825. The same year he married Mary Ireland, whose famil also came from Pa." ..Robert Doak had two occupations, that of farmer and preacher of the Gospel. He was one of the founders of the Arnold creek Chruch of Christ. Contains a full name index .Rare. ; Photocopy Only; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 100 pages 
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John Champe, the Soldier and the Man, Judy, Ida M.
7 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" - 7½" tall; 68 pages; 
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Tartu University 350, Koop, Arnold (translated by Oleg Mutt)
8 Koop, Arnold (translated by Oleg Mutt) Tartu University 350
Tallinn, Estonia Tallinn Perioodika 1982 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Written in English. A brief history of this famous University. ; Photographs 
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9 Ragan, Henry Sixty Years Of Tall Tales
Dickson, TN First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Yellow cover with phot of auther and Arnold Gill. Scarce compilation of folklore tales. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.66 USD
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The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky, Serge, Victor & Natalia Sedova Trotsky
10 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 
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