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Between the Iron and the Pine   A Biography of a Pioneer Family and a Pioneer Town
1 Between the Iron and the Pine A Biography of a Pioneer Family and a Pioneer Town
Ann Arbor, MI Lewis Reimann 1951 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
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Iron Works at Tuball Terms and Conditions for Their Lease as Stated By Alexander Spotswood on the Twentieth day of July 1739, Alexander Spotswood | Lester J. Cappon (Introduction)
2 Alexander Spotswood | Lester J. Cappon (Introduction) Iron Works at Tuball Terms and Conditions for Their Lease as Stated By Alexander Spotswood on the Twentieth day of July 1739
The Tracy W. McGregor Library 1945 First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff colored booklet. This printing limited to 1100 copies. Scarce if not rare. 
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3 American Institute of Steel Construction Plastic Design of Braced Multistory Steel Frames
New York American Iron and Steel Institute, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. Clean contents.; Tables, Charts, Graphs 
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4 American Iron and Steel Institute Light Gage Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
New York, NY American Iron and Steel Institute 1961 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Clean contents. Filled with graphs, charts, and tables. 
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Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley, Ames, Mary Leslely
5 Ames, Mary Leslely Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley
New York And London G.P. Putnam's Sons 1909 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey covers with gilt print. Two volume set that is the Knickerbocker Press edition. Volume 2 has crack forming on exterior hinge but not severe. Vol 1 has 526 pages and 15 illustrations, Volume 2 has 562 pages with 15 illustrations and a full index for both volumes. Joseph Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. He spent three years assisting Henry D. Rogers in the first geological survey of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary and was licensed to preach by the presbytery of Philadelphia. He made extensive and important researches in the coal, oil, and iron fields of the United States and Canada and became State geologist of Pennsylvania in 1874.His wife, Susan Inches Lesley (1823-1904), was the daughter of Judge Joseph Lyman, of Northampton, Massachusetts. She married Prof. Lesley in 1849, and devoted herself to the work of organized charities in Philadelphia." Wikipedia Scarce if not rare two volume set. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
6 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
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Raudeesriide taga Behind the Iron Curtain, Baskin, Eino
7 Baskin, Eino Raudeesriide taga Behind the Iron Curtain
Perona 1993 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Written in Estonian. Numerous photos of Drama scenes, actors, and actresses.Appears to be some history of drama and acting in Estonia during the time of the Iron Curtain. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages 
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Life & Death of the Luftwaffe., Baumbach, Werner, General of Bombers
8 Baumbach, Werner, General of Bombers Life & Death of the Luftwaffe.
Coward, Mccann 1960 First American Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First American Edition stated. Discoloration to endpapers from shelflife. Dust in very good condition, colors bright, not price clipped. Werner Baumbach (27 December 1916 – 20 October 1953) was a German bomber pilot during World War II. He commanded the secret bomber wing Kampfgeschwader 200 (KG 200) of the Luftwaffe, the air force of Nazi Germany. Baumbach received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords for the destruction of over 300,000 gross register tons (GRT) of Allied shipping. (Wikipedia ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages 
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9 Boyd, Charles Rufus Resources of South-West Virginia Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead. Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc ...
John Wiley & Sons 1881 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1881 printing, not reprint, but a third edition. Front hinge cracking. Has steel engravings. Folded color map in front has some tears at folds and around edges, but complete. The map says special edition and is a Geological Cross section map.There are other black and white fold out maps and tables. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls. Rare. ; Illustrations; 0.75 x 9.69 x 7.44 Inches; 378 pages 
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Captive Rumania . A Decade of Soviet Rule, Cretzianu, Alexandre (editor)
10 Cretzianu, Alexandre (editor) Captive Rumania . A Decade of Soviet Rule
New York Praeger 1956 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book is very rare. Inscribed by Editor " With Best Regards Al. Cretzianu". 412 pages and fully indexed. Contributors include: Boila, Burillianu, Carp, Ciurea, Ionescu, Ionnitziu, Plessia, Ratzin, Veniamin, Visoianu. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; ; Signed by Editor 
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Iron in Virginia, Gooch, Edwin Octavius
11 Gooch, Edwin Octavius Iron in Virginia
Charlottsville, Va Virginia Dept of Conservation and development 1954 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Booklet, grey cover with black print. ; Virginia. Division of Geology. Mineral resources circular; Maps, Illustrations; 17 pages 
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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 
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13 Hermelin, Samuel Gustaf Benzelstierna Report about the mines in the United States of America, 1783
Philadelphia PA The John Morton Memorial Museum 1931 PhotoCopy; Photocopy Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of the 1931 reprint in binder. Translated from the Swedish with Introduction and notes by Amandus Johnson. There was a lot of interest by Swedish miners about the mines in America due to the emphasis on Iron as a replacement metal for copper. A scholarly work for the time. ; Photocopy Only; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 82 pages 
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Holden Beach History  (Author Signed), Holden, John F.
14 Holden, John F. Holden Beach History (Author Signed)
Wilmington, NC New Hanover Printing and Publishing 1988 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beige cover, Gold print. Dust has small tear about 1" x 1".. Mylar cover on dust. Fully indexed. Inscribed by former owner and signed by author 8/28/88. Excellent history of this area of North Carolina.Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina. "Benjamin Holden in 1756 bought four mainland tracts and the island between his plantation and the ocean. This island extended from Lockwood's Folly Inlet west 6 miles (10 km) to Bacon Inlet. Benjamin and his sons used the island for fishing and cattle grazing. During the Civil War Holden Beach and Lockwood's Folley Inlet became the resting place of several shipwrecks: the Confederate blockade runners CSS Elizabeth and CSS Bendigo and the Union blockade ship USS Iron Age." Wikipedia. Rare signed copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Signed by Author 
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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)
15 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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Moses Brown  A Sketch, Jones, Augustine
16 Jones, Augustine Moses Brown A Sketch
The Rhode Island Printing Company 1892 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Tan cover with brown print. Some chipping around edges of cover. Contents clean. Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 – September 6, 1836) was a co-founder of Brown University and a New England abolitionist and industrialist, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill. rown was the son of James Brown II and Hope Power Brown and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the grandson of Baptist minister James Brown (1666-1732), and his father was a prosperous merchant. His father died in 1739, and Moses was raised in the family of his uncle Obadiah Brown who was primarily responsible for running the firm’s spermaceti works. The firm was also active in distilling rum, owned an iron furnace, and took part in a wide variety of merchant activities including sponsoring the ill-fated and notorious voyage of the slave ship Sally in 1764. Following Obadiah Brown's death in 1762, Moses Brown served as executor of his estate. Shares in the farming and shipping business were divided between Moses Brown and his three brothers, Nicholas, Joseph, and John; it was renamed as Nicholas Brown & Co. The brothers were co-founders of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Providence. The family was active in the Baptist community of Providence and were descendants of Chad Brown (c. 1600-1650), a Baptist minister who co-founded Providence. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
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Staffordshire Iron and Steel, Lewis, R.A.
17 Lewis, R.A. Staffordshire Iron and Steel
Staffordshire, England Staffordshire County Council Education Committee 1978 0856040517 / 9780856040511 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Staffordshire county council education committee local history. A history of the Iron and Steel INdustry in this area of Great Britain from the 1600's. ; Local History Source Book G23; Maps Charts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 47 pages 
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Nicholls's Forest of Dean  an historical and descriptive account and Iron making in the olden times, NICHOLLS, H.G.
18 NICHOLLS, H.G. Nicholls's Forest of Dean an historical and descriptive account and Iron making in the olden times
Great Britain David & Charles 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks new. Not an exlibrary. Green cover. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. New edition with introduction by Dr. Cyril Hart. ; Drawings 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Tin Type of Young Girl, No Author
19 No Author Tin Type of Young Girl
New York Unknown c1896 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Tin type of young girl in period clothing ( late 1800's) She has hand resting on wooden plant stand. A great representation of period dress, hair style, and stoic pose. The tintype was developed in 1853 using a similar technique to the ambrotype. Called a collodion process, this technique requires the photographic material to be coated, exposed, and developed on site. This is not a book. The tintype image, however, was mounted against a thin sheet of black-enameled (or japanned) iron instead of glass. Unlike earlier photographs, a tintype is unbreakable.Interestingly, the term tintype is a misnomer. Because the iron they were mounted on was so thin, many assumed it must be tin, and the name stuck.The entire tintype process was quick and cheap. Within a few minutes, the customer could take an image home with him at the cost of a penny or less at first ; Photograph; ; 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; 17 pages 
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Spiritual Reconstruction "By the Author of Christ In You", No Author Listed
20 No Author Listed Spiritual Reconstruction "By the Author of Christ In You"
London, England John M. Watkins 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare original 1918 edition not a reprint, Blue cloth cover has minor rubs to corners. Contents very clean. Fully indexed. About the publisher "Over a century ago, Watkins, the "University of Rejected Sciences", was born. In April 1897, John M. Watkins issued the first second-hand and remaindered book catalogue in his own name, giving 26 Charing Cross in the centre of London as his business address. Since 1895, perhaps earlier, he had published similar lists on behalf of "The Theosophical Publishing Society', initially from 7/8 Duke Street,' Adelphi, later from Charing Cross and then from "... a shop near the Friends' Meeting House in St. Martin's Lane." These lists had been preceded by Book-notes, which he had edited from March 1893. The premises of this profitable business would shift location from nautical Whitehall to thespian St.Martin’s Lane.John Watkins eventually moved the business to its present famous site in No.21 in Cecil Court in 1901. Two frequent visitors in those very early days were the Irish poet W. B. Yeats, himself a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and G. R. S. Mead, author of numerous works on gnosticism and a prominent figure in the Theosophical Society. J. Watkins himself introduced our famous Egyptian logo that depicts the Great God Thoth, ancient deity of learning, writing, science and magic. He has been affectionately called the "scribe of the gods" by the bookshop' s staff of every epoch, and can be seen today adorning the creaking sign outside – but way back in 1901 the shop had only begun its tradition as a London nexus, a Mecca for occultists and mystics from all over the world - people from all walks of life.The Early Intellectual EnvironmentThe Watkins story starts in the innovative intellectual ferment of Victorian London. For many people the 'Victorian Age' evokes images of steaming industrial and smoky commercial power, iron & funerals, reminiscent of Blake's 'Satanic Mills', moral evangelical conservatism and starch-collared high mindedness although as history begins to peel off the onion layers it seems that it may not all have been as 'moral' and 'high' as some of us were taught at school. The hustle & bustle of the West End in this heyday was that of packed-out multicoloured omnibuses and tipped hats, the ringing cries of the newspaper boys echoing and the scuffling barrow boys of the busy Covent Garden markets rumbling forward the quality market centre of the huge British Empire. The rich mixing scents of soot, horse manure, perfumed blooms of flowers downwind, open bakeries and the gas lamps filled the air.The late 19th century was a time of vigorous questioning of long-held beliefs about the nature of man, his origins and his destiny as well as of the universe, which he inhabited. All these developments were to have a considerable impact on the thinking of many intellectuals preoccupied with spiritual and metaphysical questions.Amidst this intellectual upheaval there arose several organisations putting forward alternative views of man and his spiritual nature. There was an upsurge of interest in the hermetic and kabbalistic traditions, an impulse that lay behind the formation of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Additionally the new interest in the spiritual and metaphysical culture of Asia was to find an outlet in the founding of H.P.Blavatsky's Theosophical Society in America, Britain and India. Thirdly, there was the phenomenon of the appearance of mediumship, and the possibility of establishing the fact of personal survival after death. This last resulted in the establishment of the Society for Psychical Research as well as the growth of the Spiritualist movement.John WatkinsIt is into this concentrated context that we may view the establishment of Watkins Bookshop in the mid 1890's. John Maurice Watkins, the founder of this bookshop, was a friend and disciple of H P. Blavatsky and was himself personally involved in seeing the first edition of The Secret Doctrine, her great metaphysical classic, through the press.The ideal of founding the bookshop is said to have occurred to Mr Watkins in a conversation with Madame Blavatsky in which she lamented the fact that there was nowhere in London one could buy books on mysticism, occultism and metaphysics.This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Original book not a reproduction. Rare.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 210 pages 
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