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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
1 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
2 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
First edition. Paperback 191 page pulp so pages fragile, browning from age, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages are browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Illustrated from Photos; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 191 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
3 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original First edition pulp Paperback 180 pages fragile, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. #1 of the series. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the train and bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages may be yellowing or browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Vol. 1; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen, Buel, J. W.
4 Buel, J. W. The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer c 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Cover actually says James Boys, Notorious Bank and Trian Robbers but title page is The Border Bandits. Pulp paper contents browning and or yellowing due to age. Good to very good condition, may have minor tear and pages fragile due to age and it being a pulp. Book looks as though never read. An "Authentic and thrilling history of the noted outlaws. Compiled from reliable sources only and containing the latest facts in regard to these desperate freebooters.Also full particulars of the assassination of Jesse James." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.; James Boys; Vol. 1; Printed Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 19.97 USD
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5 Buel, J. W. The James Boys, A complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James.
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer ca 1900 1st Thus; Various Paperback Very Good 
Pulp paperback book, slight tear in cover otherwise good to very good condition especially to be a pulp. Book looks as though never read. Colors bright, page fragile due to age. "An authentic account of their noterd band of bank plunderers, train robbers, and murderers." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. "Scarce if not rare in this condition. Possibly no publication date in item.; Illustrated from photos; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 26.47 USD
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The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed), Hawkins, Seckatary
6 Hawkins, Seckatary The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed)
Cincinnati Robert F. Schulkers 1926 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Carll B Williams Signed by Author
Published by Author. Inscribed With all good wishes, signed Seckatary Hawkins. Dust has staining and chips, now in mylar dust cover. Book in very good condition with minor edge wear an stored in an archival slipcase. Very Rare inscribed copy. Seckatary Hawkins is the fictional lead character of a series of children's novels authored by Robert F. Schulkers. The eleven novels were first published between 1921 and 1932, although many appeared first in serialized form in The Cincinnati Enquirer and hundreds of other newspapers around the country. The eleven novels are Stoner's Boy, Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba, The Red Runners, The Gray Ghost, Stormie the Dog Stealer, Knights of the Square Table, Ching Toy, The Chinese Coin, The Yellow Y, Herman the Fiddler, and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho.Schulkers further popularized the series through a nationally syndicated NBC radio broadcast from Chicago and an extensive number of Seckatary Hawkins clubs in larger metropolitan areas. The official club name was "The Fair and Square Club". The club slogan was "A quitter never wins and a winner never quits". Except for Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho, the setting was a river bank that was a composite based on Schulker's familiarity with segments of the Ohio River, the Licking River, and the Kentucky River. Seckatary Hawkins, a fat boy with a cowlick, recorded daily minutes of the adventures of a remarkably organized group of boys. The group of ten or so boys (some boys rotated in and out of the club) had their own club house on the river bank, complete with a stove for heat, a telephone, and even an organ for the required singing practice. Their enemies were formidable. Some had rifles, drove cars, and most were guilty of a number of felonious acts.While never the president of the club, Seckatary Hawkins was clearly the smartest member and the leader. He was regularly called upon by the books' few adult characters and many of the youthful ones to solve various mysteries and to keep the river bank safe. Most of their enemies in the end went home to their mothers or ended up in the school for bad boys. A few reformed during death scenes.Seckatary Hawkins has a small cadre of loyal followers still today who have, under the guidance of one of the author's grandsons, re-established a "Fair and Square" club.The author's books have always enjoyed an enthusiastic readership, the most notable Harper Lee, who mentions two of them in her classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Extremely rare. ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 299.97 USD
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Rays from the Rose Cross; A Magazine of Mystic Light , July 1927, Vol. 19, No. 7, Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor
7 Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor Rays from the Rose Cross; A Magazine of Mystic Light , July 1927, Vol. 19, No. 7
Oceanside, CA Fellowship Press 1927 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original magazine in very good condition. Not a reprint. In archival sleeve to protect condition. May have very minor pencil notations. This issue features among many other articles: Money in the Cosmic Bank, Rebirth, The Astral Ray, Nutrition and Health, The Children of Cancer. " Rosicrucianism is a spiritual and cultural movement which arose in Europe in the early 17th century after the publication of several texts which purported to announce the existence of a hitherto unknown esoteric order to the world and made seeking its knowledge attractive to many. The mysterious doctrine of the order is "built on esoteric truths of the ancient past", which "concealed from the average man, provide insight into nature, the physical universe, and the spiritual realm."The manifestos do not elaborate extensively on the matter, but clearly combine references to Kabbalah, Hermeticism, alchemy, and mystical Christianity. "Wikipedia" Scarce if not rare copy. ; The Rosicrucian Fellowship Magazine; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 29.97 USD
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The Jazz Bird  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
8 Holden, Craig The Jazz Bird (Author Signed)
Simon & Schuster 2001 0743212967 / 9780743212960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. An exquisitely written novel of love and betrayal, of money and power, set at the apex of that time of glitz and innocence known as the Jazz Age. CINCINNATI, 1927... Lawyer George Remus became the country's biggest bootlegger, grossing over $80 million until his arrest. Upon his release from prison, he learns that his beautiful wife, Imogene, has left him and that his bank accounts are empty. On the morning of their divorce, he runs her car off the road in the middle of rush hour in Eden Park and shoots her to death. Shocked and fascinated by this horrible crime, the country gears up for a sensational trial pitting the man known as "the king of the bootleggers" against Chief Prosecutor Charlie Taft, the youngest son of the former president. The trial is a national spectacle, a lens focused on the fabulous rise and fall of the Remus empire and the tragic love story within it, and an attempt to answer some tantalizing questions: What actually happened to the fortune? What are the motives of the federal agent who brought Remus down? What complex emotions and desires, leading ultimately to the ruin of three men, really lie within the heart of the woman known as the Jazz Bird? Based on a true story, The Jazz Bird is at once a love story, a crime novel, and the tale of the courtroom battle between two powerful men whose respective futures hang in the balance.; 0.99 x 9.5 x 6.44 Inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Traditions and Challenges  The Story of Sidley & Austin, Kogan, Herman
9 Kogan, Herman Traditions and Challenges The Story of Sidley & Austin
Printed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
The firm’s story began 150 years ago on October 1, 1866, when Civil War veterans Norman Williams and John Leverett Thompson formed a partnership to practice law together, fulfilling a pact made in their college days. The lawyers received their first clients in a three-room set of offices on the third floor of the Marine Bank Building in Chicago. Williams and Thompson further reinforced their practice with associate Charles E. Towne and one office messenger.; 11.40 X 8.40 X 2 inches; 464 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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In Retrospect  The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam (Author Signed), McNamara, Robert S.
10 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 
Price: 89.97 USD
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North Fort Worth Bank Cook Book, Texas
11 Texas North Fort Worth Bank Cook Book
Fort Worth, TX North Fort Worth Bank 1960 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
White cover with steer image in blue. Red and blue lettering. Plastic comb bindingPhoto of bank employees included. Rare. 
Price: 21.97 USD
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