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A Company of Heroes   Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us, Brotherton, Marcus
1 Brotherton, Marcus A Company of Heroes Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us
New York Berkley Caliber 2010 0425234207 / 9780425234204 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by four of the band of brothers from Easy Company, Brad Freeman, Earl McClung, Buck Compton, and Bob Noody. Signings witnessed by bookseller in 2010. A revealing portrait of the lives of the men who fought for our freedom during some of the darkest days the world has ever known-men who returned home with a newfound wisdom and honor that they passed on to their families and who continue to inspire new generations of Americans. Compiled from the veterans' notes, journals, letters, photographs, and the author's personally conducted interviews with the surviving contributors, this unique volume features the never-before-told stories of the Band of Brothers from more than twenty children and other family members. Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extremely Rare if not unique due to the multiple signatures..; Photographs; 1.5 x 9.6 x 7.1 Inches; 368 pages; p; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
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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
2 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 
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William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927, Chandler, J.A.C.
3 Chandler, J.A.C. William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927
Williamsburg, VA William and Mary College 1927 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover is worn with chips around edges. Contents clean. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. The William and Mary Quarterly is the leading journal of early American history and culture. Founded in 1892 and published by the Omohundro Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia, it is one of the oldest academic journals in the United States and was one of the first ten archived on JSTOR. Today, the Quarterly ranks among the most-cited journals covering a specific time and place and is one of the most-respected and most-acclaimed historical journals in the world. This volume contains, among others: Shepard and Other Buckingham FamiliesShepard and Other Buckingham Families; Letters of Edward Coles ; The Procedure of the Virginia House of BurgessesThe Procedure of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Notes on the Ivey Family;Genealogical Queries; The Meriwether-Pollardsand more. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED, Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert
4 Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED
E P Dutton 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on end paper "To Anne, Charlton Heston, Endpaper has some sunfading otherwise fine condition. Very small stain on top edge of page. This is a "fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors". Charlton Heston, born John Charles Carter, was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Wikipedia. Heston died April 5, 2008. He was a strong gun rights advocate. ; Photographs; Signed by Author 
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Defend The Valley  A Shenandoah Family in the Civil War, Colt, Margaretta Barton
5 Colt, Margaretta Barton Defend The Valley A Shenandoah Family in the Civil War
Crown 1994 0517593157 / 9780517593158 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed and signed bookplate. Also a signed letter to former owner that is signed. Excerpts from the journals, letters, and memoirs of the Barton and Jones families of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley provide a firsthand glimpse of ordinary people caught up in the hardships, tragedies, and cataclysmic events of the Civil War. ; 1.5 x 9.6 x 6.4 Inches; 441 pages; Signed by Author 
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6 Evans, William and Thomas (editiors) The Friends Library (vol 8) comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and other writings of Memberso of the Religious Society of Freinds.
Philadelphia PA Joseph Rakestraw 1844 1st Thus Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Ex- library. Leather cover is very worn. Heavy Foxing. Excellent reference. Contains memoirs of Thomas Scattergood, the Christian progress of George Whitehead and memoirs of John Roberts. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Large 8vo; 480 pages 
Price: 59.26 USD
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
7 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Henry David THoreau Chronology, Kleinfeld, Leonard F.
8 Kleinfeld, Leonard F. Henry David THoreau Chronology
Long Island, NY NY Forest Hills, Long Island 1950 Limited Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue greay cover with black print. Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist,[2] Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce in this condition. 
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9 No Author Listed The Friend's Library Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and other Writings
Philadelphia PA Joseph Rakestraw 1842 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Vol 6. Brown leather. Water stained. Ex- library. Heavy Foxing. Containing life of Thomas Chalkley, journal of John Churchman, life of John Pemberton, selections from the memorandums of John Barclay and memoir of Sarah Morris. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; vol. 6; Vol. 6 
Price: 22.97 USD
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The golden conquistadores; texts edited by Harry M. Rosen., Rosen, Harry
10 Rosen, Harry The golden conquistadores; texts edited by Harry M. Rosen.
Bobbs-Merrill 1960 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1960 stated first edition. "Journals, letters, and other legal and private documents by Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Bartolome de las Casas, Antonio de Mendoza, and lesser figures of Spain's Golden Age are presented here in a smooth-reading translation by Harry Rosen. Irwin Blacker's commentary introduces each of the seven chapters and suggests relationships among the excerpts and their authors".(Kirkus Review); Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1972 XXXII, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
11 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1972 XXXII
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1972 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1973 XXXIII, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
12 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1973 XXXIII
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1973 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. Contents: The Coconut Grove School, Marco Florida in 1925, Glimmpses of Antebellum Florida in early 1880's, more. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1973 XXXIII, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
13 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1973 XXXIII
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1973 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1974 XXXIV, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
14 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1974 XXXIV
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1973 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1975 XXXV, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
15 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1975 XXXV
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1975 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. 
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TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1976 XXXIV, TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON
16 TEBEAU, EDITOR CHARLTON TEQUESTA THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA 1976 XXXIV
Miami, FL HISTORICAL ASSOC OF FLORIDA 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
These journals are scarce accounts of early south Florida history, places, people, and events. 
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17 Wade, Mason (editor) THE JOURNALS OF FRANCIS PARKMAN - Vol 1
New York , NY Kraus Reprint co. 1969 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover. Fully indexed. Excellent work. Vol 1 only. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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