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1 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
2 Adams, Charles Edward Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Cahaba Trace Commission 2001 0971191301 / 9780971191303 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 48.95 USD
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
3 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 
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4 Andrews, Charles M.; Johnson, Allen The Fathers of New England A Chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths
New Haven CT Yale University Press 1921 1354306503 / 9781354306505 Roosevelt Edition; First Impression Flexible leather Good with no dust jacket 
1921 edition. Flexible leather cover of Roosevelt Edition with gold lettering. Map included. Scarce.; The Chronicles of America Series; Vol. 6; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 7.17 USD
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Elizabethtown & Union County  A pictorial history, Aquilina, Charles L
5 Aquilina, Charles L Elizabethtown & Union County A pictorial history
Norfolk, VA Donning 1982 0898652715 / 9780898652710 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue cover (looks to be leather hardcover) with gold lettering. Map endpapers. A wonderful pictorial history of these counties in New Jersey. Signed by all authors on a bookplate.; Photos, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 223 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Story of Roland (Prints from book only) nine color prints, Baldwin, James
6 Baldwin, James The Story of Roland (Prints from book only) nine color prints
New York Charles Scribners Sons 1930 First Edition; Various Non-Book Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Peter Hurd 
Nine color illustrations by Peter Hurd from the book The Story of Roland. See scan for title page. Prints now in archival sleeve with backing board to protect condition. Suitable for framing. PRINTS ONLY!!! The names of prints included are as follows...The boyhood of Roland, The beleaguered castle, The flight of Malagis, Charlemagne crossing the Alps, A Roland for an Oliver, Charlemagne pardons Ogier, The death of Roland, The madness of Roland and The voyage in the quest of the Orc. ; Color print illustration from 1930 edition of book; Prints; Color Print; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 9 pages 
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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
7 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
8 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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9 Beard, Charles Austin America in midpassage,
New York , NY The Macmillan company 1939 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jones, Wilfred 
Two volume set. Volumes 1 & 2. Blue gray covers. Small stamp of prior owner's name. Otherwise tight and clean. Fully indexed. ; Drawings; 6 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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10 Belknap, Charles Eugene History of the Michigan oganizations at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge, 1863
R. Smith Printing Co 1897 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Front hinge broken. Contents clean and bright. Title page may be missing, but is a dedication page and engraving of Gov. John T. Rich ; 374 pages 
Price: 46.97 USD
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Mysteries from Forgotten Worlds by Charles Berlitz, Berlitz, Charles
11 Berlitz, Charles Mysteries from Forgotten Worlds by Charles Berlitz
Doubleday 1972 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Tan cover black print. Dust in excellent condition. Clean text, tight binding. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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12 Bigg, Charles The Spirit of Christ in common life Addresses and sermons
New York , NY Longmans, Green 1910 First American; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth with gilt print. With introduction by Bishop of Oxford. Contents clean and tight with light foxing. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 303 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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13 Billings, John D & Charles W. Reed Hardtack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life
Time Life Education 1983 0809442086 / 9780809442089 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Beautiful blue leather with gilt edges. Decorative end papers. Looks new. Clean tight binding. These are exact reprints of the 1870-90's editions and revised in this printing from the 1980's. Excellent references and account of the Civil War. Original set was 30 volumes of which this was one. ; Collector's Library of the Civil War; 8.40 X 6.90 X 1.40 inches; 408 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America, Bolton, Charles Knowles
14 Bolton, Charles Knowles Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America
Baltimore, MD Genealogical Publishing Company 1981 Reprint; Various Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ethel stanwood bolton 
Genealogical Publishing reprint of the 1910 edition. Red cover with gold lettering. Looks almost new. scarce. ; Maps and illustrations; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 398 pages; p 
Price: 26.97 USD
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15 Boyd, Charles Rufus Resources of South-West Virginia Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead. Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc ...
John Wiley & Sons 1881 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1881 printing, not reprint, but a third edition. Front hinge cracking. Has steel engravings. Folded color map in front has some tears at folds and around edges, but complete. The map says special edition and is a Geological Cross section map.There are other black and white fold out maps and tables. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls. Rare. ; Illustrations; 0.75 x 9.69 x 7.44 Inches; 378 pages 
Price: 57.97 USD
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16 Brooks, Charles S. Frightfull Plays
New York , NY Harcourt Brace & Company 1992 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Flory, Julia McCune 
Green board with black cloth spine, paste-on label. Side of spine rubbed and has 1" chip out of top above label. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs...., Brownell, charles De Wolf
17 Brownell, charles De Wolf The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs....
New York H.E. & S. S. Scranton 1854 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1854 hardback edition not a reprint. Brown quarter leather with marbled boards. Wear and fraying to edges and corners. Front hing beginning to crack otherwise tight binding. Front endpapers torn and has browning. Back endpapers missing. Text has some browning . "Numerous and diversified Colored Ilustrations, entirely new, many of which are from original designs, executed in the best style of the art, by the first artist in America."Text ends on page 636 with remaining pages "Important Eras and Dates of Interesting Events in Indian History." Content sections include: General Characteristics, American Antiquities, The Aborigines of Mexico, The Florida Indians, The Indians of Virginia, new England Indians, The Iroquios or Six nations, Pontiac's War, The Delawares, Shawanees and other tribes of the middle and western states, Indians of the Southern States, Northern Races, Various nations and Tribes between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean. South America- Tribes of the West Indies, The Aborigines of Peru, The Araucanian Race, Indian Tribes of Brazil, The Pampas Indians, The patagonians, Indian Population, and Important Eras and Dates. Scarce in this condition. Color illustrations are excellent. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 640 pages 
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18 Bureau, Florida News & Photos Florida A Picture Tour
New York , NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1972 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Starting in Pensacola to Key West a prolific pictorial tour. B/w & color photos. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs & illustrations 
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The Middle Period, 1817-1858, Burgess, John W
19 Burgess, John W The Middle Period, 1817-1858
CHARLES SCRIBNERS SONS 1897 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Blue cover has some spotting otherwise clean. Fully indexed. May have former owners name in front. ; The American History Series; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 544 pages 
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20 Burton, John Wear The Call of the Pacific
London Charles H. Kelly N.D. First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Red decorative cover. Dust jacket has large tears, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. ; Photographs; 16mo; 286 pages 
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