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On Theoretical Problems in Radar Polarimetry
1 On Theoretical Problems in Radar Polarimetry
Japan Graduate School Niigata University 1999 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Grey perfect bound. Rare signed copy of Dr. Yang's thesis. Jian YANG, Ph.D. ProfessorDepartment of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China ; Signed by Author 
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2 Abeel, Rev. David The Missionary Convention at Jerusalem; Or and Exhibition of the Claims of the World to the Gospel
New York , NY John S. Taylor 1837 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with stamped design. Foxing. An early defense of missions as a tool for evangelization. Author was an early missionary to China very rare book. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24440132 pages 
Price: 169.97 USD
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Keuka College  a history, Africa, Philip A
3 Africa, Philip A Keuka College a history
Judson Press 1974 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with gold print. Looks almost new. Keuka College is an independent, liberal arts-based, four-year, residential, coeducational college that emphasizes experiential learning as well as career and pre-professional education. Founded in 1890, the school is located in Keuka Park, on the shores of Keuka Lake in the U.S. state of New York's Finger Lakes region. Since the early 2000s, Keuka has also become a major educational provider in the Pacific Rim, with more than 3,000 students pursuing Keuka degrees at partner universities in China and Vietnam. Keuka College was founded in 1890 by George Harvey Ball (1819-1907), who envisioned a college that would provide a high-level education to all deserving students, regardless of economic background. As a brochure produced in 1891 attested: Keuka College was “pre-eminently, for the common people…With ample endowment,” the brochure continued, “it will raise an army of...superior men and women who shall bring strength to the nation and help to humanity.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
4 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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The Military History of World War II, Volume 1-11 and 14-18, Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt, Col., Retired
5 Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt, Col., Retired The Military History of World War II, Volume 1-11 and 14-18
Franklin Watts, Inc. 1962 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Not the Complete set. Missing volumes 12 & 13. Red covers with photo insets and white and/or black lettering. May have minor rubs to edges and/ or corners. Contents clean and tight. No dust (as issued) as covers have stunning images appropriate to subject.. 1. European Land Battles 1939-1943 2. European Land Battles 1944-1945 3. Land Battles: N. Africa, Sicily, and Italy 4. The Naval War in the West: The Raiders 5. The Naval War in the West: The Wolf Packs 6.The Air War in the West: Sept.1939-May 1941 7. The Air War in the West: June 1941-April 1945 8. Expansion of Japan in Asia 9. Japanese ambitions in the Pacific 10. Allied Victories in China and Burma 11. The Air War in the Pacific: air power leads the way 14. The Air war in the Pacific: Victory in the air 15. European Resistance Movements 16. Asian and Axis Resistance Movements 17. Combat Leaders of World War II 18. Strategic Direction of World War II These books are written to give a brief overview and history of the battles or conflicts with photos, maps, and diagrams. They are not extensive accounts, but give a concise account of the subjects covered. The author was Born in New York, the son of noted military historian, R. Ernest Dupuy, attended West Point, graduating in the class of 1938. During World War II he commanded a U.S. Army artillery battalion, a Chinese artillery group, and an artillery detachment from the British 36th Infantry Division. It is as a military historian and a theorist that Trevor Dupuy would make a lasting mark on the world. (Wiki); The Military History of World War II; Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches 
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Mi Tu Mau Sau ATSI Catechism and Hymn Book, Francis & Jennie
6 Francis & Jennie Mi Tu Mau Sau ATSI Catechism and Hymn Book
Rangoon British Burma Press ca 1950 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Orange cover. Inscribed "To the Champaign Gospel Tabernacle Sunday School, In fellowship of sending the Gospel Light to the ATSI tribe of western Yannan, China, Compliments of the authors Francis & Jennie" Rare imprint. Possibly no publication date in item.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; p; Signed by Author 
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7 Hibil, Edna "Rudy", Signed Lithograph (Artist Signed)
Edna Hibil ca1990 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine 
Doubled signed by artist Edna Hibil. 7/10 ed 304. dna Hibel was born in 1917 and she grew up in the Boston area. By the young age of 9 she began experimenting with painting in elementary school. Her summers where spent along the shore in Hull, Massachusetts and in Maine learning about watercolor painting. Edna Hibel received her formal artistic training at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, from 1935-1939. In 1942, she was earned the Sturtevant Traveling Fellowship to Mexico. The work of Edna Hibel has been shown in prominent museums and galleries in over 20 countries, including museums located in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Russia and the U.S.A., and under the royal patronage of Count and Countess Bernadotte of Germany, Count Thor Bonde of Sweden, Prince and the late Princess Rainier of Monaco and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Artist 
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Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist.,  Pilgrim Holiness Church, Howell, E. O. (District Supt.)
8 Howell, E. O. (District Supt.) Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist., Pilgrim Holiness Church
Jamestown, Tenn Cumberland Grove Campground 1937 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Buff color shows soiling otherwise excellent condition. Signed by R.D. Brown who was one of the trustees of the District. Contains the Official Directory, Ministerial Directory, Church reports. minister reports, etc. A rare work. Pilgrim Holiness Church or ' International Apostolic Holiness Church '[IAHC] is a religious denomination associated with the holiness movement that split from the Methodist Episcopal Church by Martin Wells Knapp in 1897. It was first organized in Cincinnati, Ohio as the International Holiness Union and Prayer League [IHU/IAHC]. Knapp, founder of the IAHC, ordained and his Worldwide Missions Board sent Charles and Lettie Cowman who had attended God's Bible School to Japan in December 1900. By the International Apostolic Holiness Churches Foreign Missionary Board and the co-board of the Revivalist the Cowmans had been appointed the General Superintendents and the Kilbournes the vice-General Superintendent for Korea, Japan and China December 29, 1905. The organization later became the Pilgrim Holiness Church in 1922 which eventually merged with the Wesleyan Methodists in 1968 to form the Wesleyan Church. Among many other Holiness children, the Korea Holiness Church, daughter of the IAHC/PHC, has approximately 10,000 churches globally and two million members in the four holiness denominations in 2010.Today, two groups of Pilgrim Holiness churches still exist from the secession of the merger in 1968-the Pilgrim Holiness Church, Inc. (of the Midwest) and the Pilgrim Holiness Church of NY, Inc. These two groups are not associated with the Wesleyan Church today but align themselves with the Conservative Holiness Movement. Many of the members merged into the Nazarene Church. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages; Signed by Associated 
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Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China  Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East, Huc, Evariste Régis
9 Huc, Evariste Régis Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East
London T. Nelson 1872 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover with newly restored leather spine with gold print. Contents complete with browning to pages due to age. Color plates and black and white engraving throughout. Very colorful. Évariste Régis Huc, or Abbé Huc, (1813–1860) was a French missionary traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet. Since the travels of the Englishman, Thomas Manning, in Tibet (1811–1812), no European had visited Lhasa. Huc stimulated European interest in Central Asia and blazed a trail for Asian studies. Huc devoted himself to the study of the dialects and customs of the "Tatars," for whom he translated several religious texts. Scarce if not rare in this condition.. ; 120 pages 
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London, England John Murray 1944 Various Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Translated by Soame Jenyns Assistant Keeper Department of Oriental Antiquities of the British Museum. Dust is in pieces inside book. ; The Wisdom of the East; 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
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Zpevy Stare Ciny, Mathesius, Bohumil &  Zdnek Sklenar
11 Mathesius, Bohumil & Zdnek Sklenar Zpevy Stare Ciny
Prague Odeon 1967 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Sklenar, Zdnek 
Written in Czech. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Songs of Ancient China is the designation for several books of poetry Bohumil Mathesius , containing free version of old Chinese poetry . These texts were published in several collections and had a great influence on Czech poetry dvacétého century. ohumil Mathesius ( 14. July 1888 Prague - 2. June 1952 in Prague ) was a Czech poet, translator, editor, writer and literary scholar ( Russianists ), cousin linguist Wilhelm Mathesius . n the years 1898-1906 he attended grammar school in Joiner Street in Prague in the years 1906-1912 he studied at Charles University courses Czech and French . In 1909 he debuted in the almanac Opinions young short story by Hans Plum in the theater. After one year of military service (1912-1913) taught at the school in Prague-Smíchov . In 1914 he was mobilized and on the Serbian and Italian front, where he was the whole I. World War II was wounded twice. He retired in 1919 as a military volunteer to Slovakia , where after demobilization he worked as a clerk.; Illustrations 
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Chinese Symbols and Superstitions, Morgan, Harry T.
12 Morgan, Harry T. Chinese Symbols and Superstitions
South Pasadena, Ca P. D. & Ione Perkins, 1946 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red hardcover with gold lettering. This is the 1942 edition but 1946 second printing. Very clean contents and very minor spots on cover. Tight bindings. Rare. ; 100 Illustrations 
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The Mildmay Conference, 1882 Report of the Addresses. Corrected by the Speakers., No Author Listed
13 No Author Listed The Mildmay Conference, 1882 Report of the Addresses. Corrected by the Speakers.
London, England John F. Shaw and Co. 1882 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gilt print. Very clen contents. Report of the speakers at the Mildmay Conference held in London. Speakers such as Stevenson Blackwood, W.P. Mackay, C.A. Fox, Henry Varley, George Muller, H. Grattan Guinness, William Haslam, Otto Stockmayer. The missionary meeting covers China and there are two articles on the Jews. Numerous ads in back. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 230 pages; p 
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Pictorial History of the Flying Tigers (Author Signed), Pistole, Larry M
14 Pistole, Larry M Pictorial History of the Flying Tigers (Author Signed)
Publishers' Group West 1981 0686323785 / 9780686323785 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with silver lettering. Minor chips to dust. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. History and Photos throughout. Extensive appendix and bibliography included. Scarce if not rare. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 261 pages; Signed by Author 
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My Turn  The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed), Reagan, Nancy
15 Reagan, Nancy My Turn The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed)
Random House 1989 0394563689 / 9780394563688 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on endpaper by Nancy Reagan. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921) is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.Born in New York City, her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's election. She was criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite it being paid for by private donations. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamor to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as first lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband. She had a strong influence on her husband and played a role in a few of his personnel and diplomatic decisions.; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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