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Liberty Prize Catalog
1 Liberty Prize Catalog
New York, NY Macfadden Publications 1934 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Some soiling to cover with creases to corners. Contents clean and bright. This catalog was used by "salesboys" who sold magazines in the 1930's for MacFadden Publications. They would earn coupons "greenies and brownies" which they could then redeem for prizes. Bernarr Macfadden (1868-1955) " became the most successful publisher of magazines in history. He was the first magazine publisher to establish a large, loyal readership. His circulation numbers were the highest in the industry exceeding even the publications of William Randolph Hearst. He truly revolutionized the publishing industry. Virtually overnight Macfadden's net worth increased astronomically. By 1924 at age 56 he had become a multi-millionaire" (bernarrmacadden.com). A rare, if not unique, example of this method of selling which gained momentum after the "Great Depression". Rare.; Vol. 10; Photographs, illustrations 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 Aiken, William Earl The Roots Grow Deep
Cleveland OH The Lezius-Hiles Company 1957 First Crown Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Some light foxing on endpapers. A story of Captain Fordm his son Edward and their contribution to America's glass industry. Fully indexed with extensive list of sur names of those listed in the book. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 92 pages 
Price: 17.46 USD
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3 Alberts, Robert C. The Good Provider, H. J. Heinz And His 57 Varieties
Boston, MA Houghton and Mifflin 1973 0395171261 / 9780395171264 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Fully Indexed and inscribed by author. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo; 297 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.17 USD
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Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4, Barnhart, John D. Ph. D.
4 Barnhart, John D. Ph. D. Indiana From Frontier To Industrial Commonwealth Vol 1-4
New York , NY Lewis Historical Publishing Company 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not reprints. Blue cloth with gilt print. Volume 1 (422 pages) covers Natures gift to Indiana, Indians, French, British all the way up to the 1850's. Volume 2 ( 621 pages) covers from 150's up to 1950's and has extensive bibliography and index. Volume 3 & 4(738 pages) covers the Family and personal records including biographical sketches and photos. Vol 4 has an index for Vol. 3 & 4. Exhaustive reference on Indiana. Vols can be purchased seperately.. small hole next to edge on two volumes. Rare set. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Vol. 1/4/2018; Photos, and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; p 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
5 Bell, Landon Covington The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell
Bedford, Va The Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1931 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback imprint of this famous address. Stored in an archival envelope with a hardside folder. Excellent condition. The Battle of Point Pleasant — known as the Battle of Kanawha in some older accounts — was the only major action of Dunmore's War. It was fought on October 10, 1774, primarily between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Along the Ohio River near modern Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Indians under the Shawnee Chief Cornstalk attacked Virginia militia under Colonel Andrew Lewis, hoping to halt Lewis's advance into the Ohio Valley. After a long and furious battle, Cornstalk retreated. After the battle, the Virginians, along with a second force led by Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of Virginia, marched into the Ohio Valley and compelled Cornstalk to agree to a treaty, ending the war. (Wiki) Landon Covington Bell (1880-1960) was a lawyer and author who compiled/published vital records for several Virginia counties in the early 1900s (many of which are frequently cited in genealogical records for ancestors from "Southside" Virginia) He was industry advisor to the US Commerce Dept. under Sec. Hoover; and, he was an organizer of the Southern Coal Producers Assoc. He was a noted author of history and genealogy.; 16 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
6 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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Story of Old Allegheny City, Committee, Allegheny Centennial
7 Committee, Allegheny Centennial Story of Old Allegheny City
Allegheny Centennial Committee 1941 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Signed by A.T. Kirschler Jr. the son of the last Mayor of Old Allegheny City who in 1907 became deputy Mayor of Pittsburg after Allegheny City was consolidated with Pittsburg, Pa. Allegheny City, known today as Pittsburgh’s North Side, was the third-largest city in Pennsylvania when it was controversially annexed by the City of Pittsburgh in 1907. Founded in 1787 as a reserve land tract for Revolutionary War veterans in compensation for their service, it quickly evolved into a thriving urban center with its own character, industry, and accomplished residents. Among those to inhabit the area, which came to be known affectionately as “The Ward,” were Andrew Carnegie, Mary Cassatt, Gertrude Stein, Stephen Foster, and Martha Graham. Once a station along the underground railroad, home to the first wire suspension bridge, and host to the first World Series, the North Side is now the site of Heinz Field, PNC Park, the Andy Warhol Museum, the National Aviary, and world headquarters for corporations such as Alcoa and the H. J. Heinz Company. Letter laid in from Joseph C. Clark to Victor M. Matz thanking him for loaning the book to him for research. Fully indexed with many surnames. Rare. ; American Guide Series; Photographs, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 235 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
Price: 59.97 USD
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8 DeBow, J.D.B. Statistical View of the United States
Washington, D. C. Beverly Tucker 1854 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Original work. This is NOT a reprint or digitized work. Brown cover tattered and badly frayed. Contents clean. Embracing its territory, population- white, free colored, and slave, moral and social conditions, Industry, Property, and revenue; the detailed statistics of cities, towns, and counties; being a Compendium of hte seventh census to which are added the results of every pervious census, beginning with 1790, in comparative tables, with explanatory and illustrative notes, based upon the schedules and other official sources of information. Scarce. 
Price: 34.97 USD
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Back home  A history of Citrus County, Florida, Dunn, Hampton
9 Dunn, Hampton Back home A history of Citrus County, Florida
Citrus County Bicentennial Steering Committee 1977 First Edition; Third Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Published in celebration of the 1976 Bicentennial and gives the history of Citrus County, Florida. It begins with a description of the area in the ice age and describes the first Indian inhabitants. It covers the European invasion, the defeat of the Indians, the settlers, the Civil War, the phosphate mining industry, and some family histories. 500 pages. The book contains photographs, illustrations, maps, bibliography, and an index.; 506 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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From Small Beginnings A History of South Jersey Industries, Inc. 1910-1985, Gemmel, William A.
10 Gemmel, William A. From Small Beginnings A History of South Jersey Industries, Inc. 1910-1985
Philadelphia PA Consolidated Drake Press 1987 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A History of South Jersey Industries, Inc. And South Jersey Gas Company 1910-1985. DJ has tear repaired with tape. ; Photographs; 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Shipbuilding in Colonial America  (Author Signed), Goldenberg, Joseph A.
11 Goldenberg, Joseph A. Shipbuilding in Colonial America (Author Signed)
University of Virginia Press 1976 0813905885 / 9780813905884 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. This is the first general survey of shipbuilding in colonial America. It is based extensively on original research of merchant papers, legislative and judicial records, shipping registers, and insurance lists from the period. Familiar with both maritime and traditional colonial history, Joseph A. Goldenberg presents a balanced picture of the growth of the industry, encompassing social, labor, political, maritime, and economic history. Rare signed copy.; Museum Publication - Mariners Museum; 1.23 x 9.62 x 6.28 Inches; 306 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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12 Gordon, Myron J The Indian Iron and Steel Industry An Analysis of Comparative Advantage
Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Michigan State University 1972 0877441227 / 9780877441229 First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with silver print. Dust in great shape. Scarce in this condition.; 150 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Firearms investigation, identification and evidence,, Hatcher, Julian S
13 Hatcher, Julian S Firearms investigation, identification and evidence,
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Co 1957 Eleventh Edition; Various Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red covers shows some sunfading. Contents has yellowing in spots otherwise in very good condition. Numerous photos. This book serves as expert reference for trial lawyers and the industry. Scarce if not rare. ; Samworth books on firearms; Photos; 536 pages 
Price: 13.97 USD
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Cowboys of the Wild West, Hawkeye, Harry
14 Hawkeye, Harry Cowboys of the Wild West
Baltimore, MD L. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Original edition Pulp paperback has minor chips. The author Harry Hawkeye is pseudomym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Due to age and quality of paper used in printing this is a fragile book. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe.Some yellowing and/or browning to pages. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce if not Rare. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Cowboys of the Wild West, Hawkeye, Harry
15 Hawkeye, Harry Cowboys of the Wild West
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Original edition pulp paperback may have minor chips, discolorations, and page browning due to age. There is a chip to spine area and a small closed end cut ( 3/8 inch) to front text block that cuts through about 75 pages with no textual damage. Front cover is stuck to front endpaper in about a 2" x 2 inch area. Poor quality paper and ink used in printing as these books were published to be read and thrown away, thus this is a fragile book. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. The cover art is colorful, exciting and is bright and bold, but show minor water staining. There are also dramatic illustrations inside the book. Book now in archival sleeve to protect existing condition. Ads in back of book for other publisher books. Scarce if not Rare. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest, Hawkeye, Harry
16 Hawkeye, Harry The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Illustrated cover.Looks as if never read. Very good condition to excellent condition to be a pulp paperback. "A tale of Thrilling adventure, Daring Deeds and hairbreadth escapes." This book is protected by a plastic bag to maintain present condition. This is a pulp book so it is fragile and has yellowing or browning to pages. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. The slant to the illustration on front cover is the actual printing from printer. The back cover lists 32 joke books priced at 10 cents published by Ottenheimer. Rare.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS, Hawkeye, Harry
17 Hawkeye, Harry TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS
I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback with outlaw riding horse with gun drawn. This is a pulp paperback that has some soiling but only from storage. Looks unread and unused. Pages are brown from age. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; p 
Price: 26.47 USD
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TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS, Hawkeye, Harry
18 Hawkeye, Harry TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS
I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback with outlaw riding horse with gun drawn. This is a pulp paperback that looks almost new. Looks unread and unused. Pages are brown from age. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; p 
Price: 37.47 USD
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Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits  A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world, Hawkeye, Harry
19 Hawkeye, Harry Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world
Baltimore, MD Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Western pulp has yellowing pages. Illustration of Tracy riding a horse on cover with gun drawn. "A thrilling adventure of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world." According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Multiple copies may be available. In excellent condition. Rare.; Vol. 1; Ilustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 184 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr, JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF)
20 JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF) Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr
Marktoberdorf/Allgau Heimatkreis Holhenelbe/ Risengebirge E.V. 1986 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1986 reprint. Two volume set. Red covers with black engraving and gold print on cover. Written in German. This is the 1986 reprint of the first edition 1907-1915. Written in German with rough translation from German " Outside titled "History of the High Elber district." - First to geostatistics and geophysics, weather, flora & fauna, people and life of the people (dialect, dress, etc., folklore, superstitions, habits and customs, legends and folk tales), agriculture, trade and industry, trade u . traffic, spiritual culture, political conditions, welfare services ... In particular, the local churches Spindleruv Mlyn, Friedrichstal, Krause chalets, Ochs ditch Hackel, Upper Hohenelbe, Hohenelbe, Harta; Hennersdorf Pelsdorf, Pomeranian village Niederhof, Upper Langenau means Langenau low Langenau Schwarzental, Lauterwasser, forestry, Mönchdorf, Porsch joke, Arnau, Polke village, Moors Hermann iron, Arnsdorf, Tschermna, Kottwitz, upper and Lower oil, oil-Döberney, Kleinborowitz, Anseith, Oberprausnitz, Niederprausnitz, Switschin, Grossborowitz, Nedarsch, Widach, Stupna, Stückau, Starkenbach, Huttendorf, Benetzko. - With a "look back at the years 1915-1985" in Vol 1 (it references to "meritorious Riesengebirgler" as the musicologist Paul Nettl (1889-1972) and the writer Franz Fühmann (1922-1984)" Scarce.; National and local history of the district chief of the German Elbe River and the communities in the West and neighboring jur; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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