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The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970, Asbury, Eslie
1 Asbury, Eslie The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970
Privately Printed 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with gold lettering. Inscribed "To Elizabeth Wilson, From Eslie Asbury, 12/18/70" Contains dozens of papers written by author for this time period that were presented to the Literary Club, Cincinnati, Ohio during authors 40 year membership. Includes a short historyof the club. This volume was presented to Author by his children on his seventy-fifth birthday November, 19, 1970. There was most likely no further volumes published. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Nick  Collected Columns of Nick Clooney, Clooney, Nick
2 Clooney, Nick Nick Collected Columns of Nick Clooney
Cincinnati, OH Irena Hochman Fine Art Ltd 1997 0964606402 / 9780964606401 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
This is 1995 first edition. Inscribed and signed on endpaper. Book looks never read, dust has minor tear to top. Now in mylar protective cover. "Nicholas Joseph Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman, and television host. He is the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney and the father of actor George Clooney. While serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Army, he was a disc jockey in the American Forces Network in Germany, hosting the shows Music in the Air and Melody-Go-Round." Wikipedia ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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3 Finley, James B. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF REV. JAMES B. FINLEY or, Pioneer Life in the West.
Cincinnati, OH Cranston and Stowe, Cincinnati 1853 2nd ?; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Tan Cover Brown print. Signed by Matthew Sedgwick March 6th, 1893. The first edition was blue and had publication date on reverse of title page as 1853. I presume this to be a second as it is early, yet after the first and does not have publication date on reverse of title page. Light foxing, tight binding. Very nice presentation. Scarce.; 
Price: 44.97 USD
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Strolling along memory lane, Geaslen, Chester F
4 Geaslen, Chester F Strolling along memory lane
Bristol, Ct Otto Printing Co 1971 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Three Volume set. Cover may have yellowing or spots due to age, otherwise fine with very clean contents. May have former owners name in front. Many scenes and historical chronicles of Cincinnati, Ohio, Covington, Ky and surrounding area. Rare three volume set. ; Chronicles of heritage; Photographs; Signed by Author 
Price: 67.97 USD
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The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed), Hawkins, Seckatary
5 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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The Jazz Bird  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
6 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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Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist.,  Pilgrim Holiness Church, Howell, E. O. (District Supt.)
7 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 
Price: 79.97 USD
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8 Humler, Riley Rookwood V & Keramics 1995
Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati Art Galleries 1995 0943633087 / 9780943633084 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with flowers on front. Big book. ; Color Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tal 
Price: 31.02 USD
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9 Humler, Riley Rookwood VI & Keramics 1996
Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati Art Galleries 1996 0943633095 / 9780943633091 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with a picture of an indian on front. ; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 224 pages 
Price: 34.97 USD
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10 Jameson, Mrs. Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected (Vol 1)
New York , NY Harper & Brothers 1834 Various Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Volume 1 only. Cover loose and spine missing. All pages in tact. Foxing and some water staining to end papers. Book was formerly in the Cincinnati Missionary Training School. This author also wrote the Characteristics of Women. Early women writer. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; Vol. 1; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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11 Judge, J. Donald (editor in cheese) The Cycle
Cincinnati, OH Section X of the Senior Mechanical Engineers of the University of Cincinnati 1924 First Edition; Various Flexible leather Very Good with no dust jacket 
Full leather binding. Photos with biographies. One glued in photo or label missing missing . We provide delivery tracking on US orders. This is a comical "yearbook" from graduates of the University of Cincinnati School of Mechanical Engineering for 1924. Those listed with photos and self described "epitath" are R.G. Wolfinger, E.A. Oster, J.D. Judge, A. A. Nejako, R.A. Muller, A.M. Crain, O.T. Rhodes, T.C. Fleming, L.C. Lander, O.D. Rice, D.W. Johnson, G.H. Pfefferle, C.A. Joerger, H.H. Fikret, H.A. Wolsdorf. Dedicatted to Kenneth Turner Darling. This is a rare work. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 26.20 USD
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Felix Moses; the Beloved Jew of Stringtown on the Pike, Lloyd, John Uri
12 Lloyd, John Uri Felix Moses; the Beloved Jew of Stringtown on the Pike
John Uri Lloyd 1930 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by F. Augustus Knapp Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on back of Title Page, Christmas 1930. Second Printing. Bound in original Brown beveled cloth boards with gilt lettering and pasted on portrait of Felix Moses on front. spine with gilt lettering, Bevelled boards. top page edges are gilted. (Limited to 1,000 copies) Addenda. Author obit from a Cincinnati newspaper is laid in. Has several illustrations and Geological Map of Boone County on front endpaper. This is a rare inscribed and signed copy. The book would be in near fine condition if not for a very minor frey at top of headboard and corners beginning to show wear, and prior owners signature in front endpaper. The dust is in very poor condition, but was re-assembled and covered with a brodart protective cover. Rare. ; Illustrations; 9.50 X 6.50 X 1.40 inches; 354 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 199.97 USD
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13 Lowber, James William MACROCOSMUS
Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati, OH Standard Publishing 1902 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Minor rubs to cover. 
Price: 29.97 USD
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A New Mexico David And Other Stories and Sketches of the Southwest, Lummis, Charles F.
14 Lummis, Charles F. A New Mexico David And Other Stories and Sketches of the Southwest
Forgotten Books 2017 1331797489 / 9781331797487 Reprint; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks new. A reprint of the 1891 publication by Charles Scribner's Sons. First chapter has underlining from the original printing. Charles Fletcher Lummis (March 1, 1859, in Lynn, Massachusetts November 25, 1928, in Los Angeles, California) was a United States journalist, and an activist for Indian rights and historic preservation. A traveler in the American Southwest, he settled in Los Angeles, California, where he also became known as an historian, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, poet, and librarian.In 1884, Lummis was working for a newspaper in Cincinnati and was offered a job with the Los Angeles Times. At that time, Los Angeles had a population of only 12,000. Lummis decided to make the 3,507-mile journey from Cincinnati to Los Angeles on foot, taking 143 days, all the while sending weekly dispatches to the paper chronicling his trip. One of his dispatches chronicled his meeting and interview with famed outlaw Frank James. The trip began in September and lasted through the winter. Lummis suffered a broken arm and struggled in the heavy winter snows of New Mexico. He became enamored with the American Southwest, and its Spanish and Native American inhabitants. ; Classic Reprint; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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15 Ohio Cincinnati, a Guide to the Queen City and its Neighbors (signed by Mayor James Garfield Stewart)
Cincinnati , oh Wiesen-Hart Press 1943 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Signed by mayor James Garfield Stewart July 1943.. Red cover with gold print. Very nice copy of this American Guide Series. Rare. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; American Guide Series; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 570 pages; ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Hither and yon on Indian Hill, Taft, Eleanor Gholson
16 Taft, Eleanor Gholson Hither and yon on Indian Hill
Cincinnati, OH Indian Hill Garden Club 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardcover; Indian Hill Garden Club; Green cover with black lettering. Author signed on title page. Some yellowing to endpapers and page edges. Cover has minor cocking. Fully indexed with many surnames. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Very Rare.; Photographs; 133 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 129.97 USD
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17 Trollope, Mrs. Domestic Manners of the Americans, Vol 1
London, England Whittaker, Treacher, & Co. 1832 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original work. This is NOT a reprint or digitized work. Original 1832 edition, not a reprint. Blue cloth cover in fair condition. Text in good to very good condition. Contains a travel account by author of "the Americas" and her log of the trip. Slight foxing. Pages not cut even. Some of the leaves of pages are loose but all are there. Chapter titles: 1. Entrance of the Mississippi, 2- new Orleans, society, Creoles and Quadroons, voyage up the Mississippi, 3- Company on board Steamboat, scenery of the Mississippi, etc. 4- Departure from Memphis 5- Cincinnati, forest farm, Mr. Bullock 6- Servants, society, evening parties 7- Market, Museum etc. 8-Absence of amusement, churches, revival, etc. 9-Schools, climate, water melons, 4th of July, etc. 10-removal to the country, etc. 11-Religion, 12-Peasantry, ... early marriages, etc. 13-Theatre, fine arts, shaking Quakers, etc 14-American Spring, Controversy between Owen and Campbell, .... execution 15- Camp meeting 16-Danger of rural excursions, 17-Depature from Cincinnati... arrival at Wheeling 18- Departure for the Mountains in the stag...19- Baltimore, Catholic Cathedral, St. Mary's College... etc. Scarce.; Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; 
Price: 169.97 USD
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