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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
1 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 
Price: 97.97 USD
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The Americans  The Democratic Experience, Boorstin, Daniel J.
2 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans The Democratic Experience
Random House 1973 0394487249 / 9780394487243 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth gold and silver print. Stated first edition. Dust has minor tears to top edges. Bibloigraphy. "Daniel Joseph Boorstin (October 1, 1914 February 28, 2004) was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress."; V3; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 717 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Dawn Land   (Author Signed), Bruchac, Joseph
3 Bruchac, Joseph Dawn Land (Author Signed)
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing 1993 155591134X / 9781555911348 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed, "For Carol, Joseph Bruchac". Excellent condition. Bruchac ( Native American Stories ) draws on an imaginative mix of Native American tradition and historical facts to craft this lyrical first novel, set about 10,000 years ago in the area now known as New England and the maritime provinces of Canada. As the Ice Age recedes, the People of the Dawn Land (the Abenaki) enjoy an idyllic existence, with people in 13 villages living in harmony with one another and with all creation. Their loyal dogs have an almost telepathic link to their human keepers. Then a mysterious threat darkens the horizon. Have the Cannibal Giants returned? The heroic Young Hunter is dispatched on a desperate, dangerous journey to meet the enemy, and takes with him a new technology, the bow. Fluidly and to poetic effect, Bruchac incorporates tales from the oral traditions of the Abenaki and other Northeastern tribes. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 332 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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4 DeHann, M. R., M.D. Evolution or Creation
Radio Bible Class 1962 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Studies in Genesis; 16mo; 32 pages 
Price: 5.97 USD
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To be remembered....The P-51 Mustang (Signed by all authors), Henderson, Robert L.
5 Henderson, Robert L. To be remembered....The P-51 Mustang (Signed by all authors)
Author 1989 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
The P-51 Mustang (Signed by all authors)A booklet about the creation of the sculpture creation of the P-51 Mustang airplane. Signed by both Cheryl and Robert Henderson. White cover with sketch of P-51 on front. Photos throughout. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 28 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 34.97 USD
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6 JOHNSON, James Weldon God's Trombones Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
Viking 1957 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Aaron Johnson 
Reddish cloth cover with sand colored spine and reddish-brown print. Lettering by C. B. Falls. Contents clean with some minor wear to cover. Has former owners paper label in front. Wonderflul block print illustrations. Negro spiritual verses include, Let My People Go, Go Down Death, The Creation, Listen Lord-A Prayer. Scarce. ; Drawings; 56 pages 
Price: 29.67 USD
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A lecture on The Origin and Development of the First Constituents of Civilisation, Lieber, Francis
7 Lieber, Francis A lecture on The Origin and Development of the First Constituents of Civilisation
Columbia, S.C. I.C. Morgan 1845 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound original 1845 imprint. Heavy foxing with ink stain at top left of pages. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 18 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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Littell's Living Age No.34-4 January, 1845, Littell
8 Littell Littell's Living Age No.34-4 January, 1845
Boston, MA T. H. Carter & Co 1845 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
This is a paperback booklet, probably never issued as hardback. Contains articles by Sir Humphry Davy, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, recipe, Annulas for 1845, and many more. Some water staining, back cover missing otherwise complete. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Rise of the Dutch Republic, A History Complete in two volumes, Motley, John Lothrop
9 Motley, John Lothrop The Rise of the Dutch Republic, A History Complete in two volumes
New York A. L. Burt 1856 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1856 printing and not a reprint. Two volume set. Beautiful tan 1/4 leather with marbled insets and endpapers. Gilt lettering. Contents clean and tight. A wonderful illustrated set. Very Handsome. Possibly no publication date in item however history shows author published this title in 1856 and craftsmanship would indicate an early period printing. The Dutch Republic was a republic that existed from the formal creation of a confederacy in 1581 by several Dutch provinces (which earlier seceded from the Spanish rule) until the Batavian Revolution in 1795. It was the predecessor state of the modern Netherlands and the first nation state of the Dutch people. John L. Motley was born on April 15, 1814 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. His grandfather, Thomas Motley, a jail-keeper (a public position) and innkeeper in Portland, Maine, had been a Freemason and radical sympathizer with the French Revolution. (An article in The Eastern Herald, the only newspaper then published in Maine, announced that "Citizen Motley" would host a celebration on Washington's Birthday 1793 "rejoicing at the emancipation of our sister republic, France." A collectors grade set.; Vol. 1 & 2; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 67.97 USD
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My Enemy, My Brother Men and Days of Gettysburg, Persico, Joseph E.
10 Persico, Joseph E. My Enemy, My Brother Men and Days of Gettysburg
Viking Adult 1977 0670498610 / 9780670498611 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Also has former owners bookplate neatly placed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. In July 1863 the invading Army of Northern Virginia, confident from its victory at Chancellorsville, unexpectedly encountered the Army of the Potomac, still without a general Lincoln could trust, at a small town in Pennsylvania. And there, among the verdant hills, rich fields, and sparkling brooks around Gettysburg, the two armies slaughtered each other in fearful numbers. My Enemy, My Brother is a remarkable re-creation of that battle, told not as military strategists have told it, but the way soldiers, doctors, shopkeepers, farmers, and wives lived it. Drawn from the letters, diaries, and memoirs of the people at Gettysburg, Persico's powerful work chronicles the passions and beliefs, the day-to-day routines, the pain and the terror of those caught up in the epic conflict that, for thousands, became their last role on earth. ; 1.2 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 252 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Evolution-Creation Struggle, Ruse, Michael
11 Ruse, Michael The Evolution-Creation Struggle
Harvard University Press 2005 0674016874 / 9780674016873 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.Creation versus evolution: What seems like a cultural crisis of our day, played out in courtrooms and classrooms across the county, is in fact part of a larger story reaching back through the centuries. The views of both evolutionists and creationists originated as inventions of the Enlightenment--two opposed but closely related responses to a loss of religious faith in the Western world.

In his latest book, Michael Ruse, a preeminent authority on Darwinian evolutionary thought and a leading participant in the ongoing debate, uncovers surprising similarities between evolutionist and creationist thinking. Exploring the underlying philosophical commitments of evolutionists, he reveals that those most hostile to religion are just as evangelical as their fundamentalist opponents. But more crucially, and reaching beyond the biblical issues at stake, he demonstrates that these two diametrically opposed ideologies have, since the Enlightenment, engaged in a struggle for the privilege of defining human origins, moral values, and the nature of reality.

Highlighting modern-day partisans as divergent as Richard Dawkins and Left Behind authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, Ruse's bracing book takes on the assumptions of controversialists of every stripe and belief and offers to all a new and productive way of understanding this unifying, if often bitter, quest. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 336 pages 
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The State of the Dead, West, Rev. Anson
12 West, Rev. Anson The State of the Dead
Philadelphia PA J. B. Lippincott Company 1871 1363714120 / 9781363714124 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1871 edition not a reprint. Black worn cover with gold print. Worn edges and weak hinges. Contents complete and clean with some browning due to age. Rare work.. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 258 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The re-creation of Brian Kent. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John., WRIGHT, Harold Bell.
13 WRIGHT, Harold Bell. The re-creation of Brian Kent. Illustrations by J. Allen St. John.
Book Supply Co., 1919 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover with gold print. Dust has chips and a hole in front, now in brodart protective cover. Scarce if not rare with dust. Extensive biography of author in back of book written by Elsbery Reynolds. Harold Bell Wright (May 4, 1872 - May 24, 1944) was a best-selling American writer of fiction, essays, and nonfiction.[1] Although mostly forgotten or ignored after the middle of the 20th century, he is said to have been the first American writer to sell a million copies of a novel and the first to make $1 million from writing fiction.[citation needed] Between 1902 and 1942 Wright wrote 19 books,[2] several stage plays, and many magazine articles. More than 15 movies were made or claimed to be made from Wright's stories, including Gary Cooper's first major movie, The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)[2] and the John Wayne film The Shepherd of the Hills (1941). ; 7.50 X 5.50 X 1.50 inches; 352 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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