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Roman Antiquities  or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans, Adam, Alexander
1 Adam, Alexander Roman Antiquities or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans
London A.Strahan, Printers-street 1801 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Original 1801 printing. Front and back cover boards are seperated from spine. Pages have browning due to age. Chapter contents include: Foundation of Rome, Senate, Equities, Plebians, Slaves. Rights of Roman Citizens: Private rights, Public Rights, Comitia, Magistrates: Ordinary, Extraordinary Magistrates, rovincial Magistrates. Laws of the Romans. Judical Proceedings, Criminal Trials. Religion of the Romans, Roman Games, Military affairs, Naval Affairs, Customs of the Romans, Weights and Coins, Measures of Length, Methods of Writing, Houses of the Romans, Agriculture, Carriages, Divisions of the City, and Public Buildings. All with many sub-headings. Designed chiefly to illustrate the Latin Classics, By explainging words and phrases, from the rites and customs to which they refer. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 616 pages 
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Indian children tales, Bush, Bertha E
2 Bush, Bertha E Indian children tales
Dansville, IL F.A. Owen 1909 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint. This book is one of the Instructor Series of Five-cent classics. Has mother reading to children illustrated on cover. Has a former owners name in front otherwise fine condition. Clean text. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. An insight into perspective of white americans toward native americans. ; Instructor literature series; Vol. 56; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
3 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.97 USD
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Archeology of the Funeral Mound   Ocmulgee National Monument, Georgia, Fairbanks, Charles
4 Fairbanks, Charles Archeology of the Funeral Mound Ocmulgee National Monument, Georgia
University Alabama Press 2003 0817313087 / 9780817313081 1st Edition; 2nd Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
As New condition never read. We provide delivery tracking. Originally published in 1956 by U.S. Park Service. ; Classics Southeast Archaeology; Photographs, illustrations, maps; 11.25 x 0.75 x 9 Inches; 120 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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A Stay Against Confusion  Essays On Faith And Fiction (Author Signed), Hansen, Ron
5 Hansen, Ron A Stay Against Confusion Essays On Faith And Fiction (Author Signed)
HarperCollins 2001 0060196661 / 9780060196660 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Black mark on bottom of pages may be remainder mark. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. In the tradition of Flannery O'Connor and Andre Dubus, A Stay Against Confusion explores the role that religious belief and literature play in one writer's life. All creative writing is, in the words of Robert Frost, "a stay against confusion." It tries to find a harmony and order that we only fleetingly detect beneath the chaos of everyday life, and to point out motivations and causalities in what seem to be random and often meaningless acts. Religion has also functioned in this way for Ron Hansen, and it shares with literature both a reverence for mystery and the use of metaphor to communicate another order that we will never fully perceive or comprehend. In this rich and deeply felt collection of essays, Hansen talks about his novels, his childhood and family, and about such mentors as John Gardner. He explores prayer, stigmata, twentieth-century martyrs, and the Eucharist. A profile of his grandfather, a "tough-as-nails, brook-no-guff Colorado rancher," finds a place alongside a wonderfully informative portrait of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. A brilliant reading of a story by Leo Tolstoy follows an appreciation of the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. A surprisingly intimate book, A Stay Against Confusion brings together the literary and religious impulses that inform the life of one of our most gifted fiction writers.; 1.1 x 8.2 x 6 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Prisoner of Zenda, Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer
6 Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer The Prisoner of Zenda
New York Heritage Press 1966 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Donald Spencer 
In slipcase, looks never read.The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), by Anthony Hope, is an adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed. Fortuitously, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania who resembles the monarch is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an effort to save the unstable political situation of the interregnum. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 – 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright.[1] He was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels but he is remembered predominantly for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, "minor classics" of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance, works set in fictional European locales similar to the novels. Zenda has inspired many adaptations, most notably the 1937 Hollywood movie of the same name. (wikipedia); Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Very Telling  Conversations with American Writers, Johnson, Sarah
7 Johnson, Sarah The Very Telling Conversations with American Writers
UPNE 2006 1584655275 / 9781584655275 Various Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
New never read. No dust as issued. Once again, Sarah Anne Johnson offers insightful interviews with some of today's most popular and accomplished writers. Steeped in a thorough knowledge of each writer's work, Johnson asks about a range of topics on the writing craft, nurturing fictional ideas, and the daily practice of writing. The authors offer insights and practical advice that will delight their fans and be cherished by aspiring writers. Michael Cunningham recalls how the structure of The Hours evolved as he wrote it. Edwidge Danticat honors the Haitian storytelling tradition she encountered in her childhood. And Jonathan Lethem reflects on working from inside and outside the literary establishment.

Johnson's interviews have been praised for her "thoughtful and knowledgeable questions" (Bloomsbury Review) that "provoke thoughtful responses from her subjects" (Publishers Weekly) and provide "an opportunity to participate in intimate and often illuminating dialog" (Library Journal). Her previous collection, Conversations with American Women Writers (UPNE, 2004), was described as "17 miniature instruction books on craft" by Publishers Weekly.

Other writers interviewed include Rick Moody; Donna Tartt; Myla Goldberg; Mary Gaitskill; Ha Jin; Bret Anthony Johnston; Edward P. Jones; Chang-rae Lee; Alice Mattison; Nancy Rawles; Marilynne Robinson; le thi diem thuy; and Mary Yukari Waters.; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 224 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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A Clean Heart, McLaughlin, G.A.
8 McLaughlin, G.A. A Clean Heart
Chicago, Il The Christian Witness 1901 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First edition. A Methodist pastor and evangelist, McLaughlin wrote prolifically, including hundreds of articles as editor for the Christian Witness Company, a post he held 45 years. He also wrote a series of commentaries, and numerous holiness classics, and was pastor of the Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church, Haverhill, Massachusetts. b. 1851, d 1933. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 74 pages; 
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9 Parkman, Francis The Oregon Trail
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1946 First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
many color illustrations from the original Doubleday Ltd Editions. Price clipped. Dust has chips. Lit. Guild ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; 
Price: 9.97 USD
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10 Ripley, William Zebina The financial history of Virginia, 1609-1776
New York, NY B. Franklin 1970 Reprint; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rubs in cover of book. ; American classics in history & social science, 125; 170 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Selected Works of Miguel de Unamuno, Volume 1  Peace in War: A Novel, Unamuno, Miguel de &  Anthony Kerrigan &  Martin Nozick
11 Unamuno, Miguel de & Anthony Kerrigan & Martin Nozick Selected Works of Miguel de Unamuno, Volume 1 Peace in War: A Novel
Princeton University Press 1983 069109926x / 9780691099262 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Dust now in mylar protective cover. Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (29 September 1864 – 31 December 1936) was a Spanish Basque essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, professor of Greek and Classics, and later rector at the University of Salamanca. His major philosophical essay was The Tragic Sense of Life (1912), and his most famous novel was Abel Sánchez: The History of a Passion (1917), a modern exploration of the Cain and Abel story. This book is the first English translation of Unamuno's first novel, published in 1897, when he was 33. the books setting is the Basque country of northern Spain during the Second Carlist War (1874--1876), a conflict he lived through as a child. A classic work.; 8.50 X 1 X 0.10 inches; 456 pages 
Price: 38.97 USD
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