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Speak Ill of the Living  (Author Signed), Arsenault, Mark
1 Arsenault, Mark Speak Ill of the Living (Author Signed)
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1590581393 / 9781590581391 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beautiful book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Shamus Award Nominee. Everybody thought the banker surprised by car-jackers was dead and buried until a photograph of him taken by his captors turns up. If the banker is alive, then whose ashes are buried in his grave? Eddie's chase after the story takes him across many neighborhoods of his home and crime beat, Lowell, Massachusetts, and deep into his own famiy's dark secrets. What he hears are the echoes of a forgotten crime. What he finds are bodies blocking his path.... Someone is killing off his sources. High tension, dark doings, and a real surprise mark this exciting novel. Rare. ; 1.02 x 8.66 x 5.59 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Faith of the Crimson Tide   Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith, Atcheson, Wayne
2 Atcheson, Wayne Faith of the Crimson Tide Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith
Cross Training Publishing 2000 1929478224 / 9781929478224 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. Subtitle: Inspiring Alabama Sports Stories of Faith

This book features moving stories of faith from Alabama athletes, coaches and staff. These (sometimes humours) stories are taken from events with Crimson Tide athletics; from events during games, practices and in the locker room. They deal with a variety of spiritual issues like role models, adversity, illness, tragedy, hardship, decision-making, forgiveness, death, patience and love. Featuring stories from: Shaun Alexander, Coach Ronnie Cottrell, Coach Mike DuBose, Tommy Ford, Chad & Leah Goss, Coach Mark Gottfried, Coach Charlie Harbison, Coach Ellis Johnson, Kermit Koenig, Bill McDonald, Coach Rick Moody, Coach Betty Palmer, Coach David Patterson, Ryan Pflugner, Andy Phillips, John David Phillips, Coach Robert Scott, Coach Dick Spybey, Kevn Stephen, and Coach Jim Wells. ; 1.06 x 8.86 x 5.94 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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3 Brittingham, Alvin and Joseph The First Trading Post At Kicotan Hampton, Virginia A description of the excavation work, with map and photographs of some of the ... for trading with the Indians prior to 1610
Hampton, VA Franklin Printing Co. 1947 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue booklet. Kicotan (Kecoughtan) Photos, Rare work concerning the first trading post establised by the Virginia colonists for trade with the indians in 1610. Kecoughtan in Virginia was originally named Kikotan (also spelled Kiccowtan, Kikowtan etc.), the name of the Algonquian Native Americans living there when the English colonists arrived in the Hampton Roads area in 1607.; Photographs, Maps; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 23 pages; 
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Dawn Land   (Author Signed), Bruchac, Joseph
4 Bruchac, Joseph Dawn Land (Author Signed)
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing 1993 155591134X / 9781555911348 1st Edition 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 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
5 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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What will he do with it?, Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart
6 Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart What will he do with it?
New York, NY Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1861 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Cloth has wear at edges and corners with chips to top and bottom of spine. Contents show browning to pages due to age. Contains books 1-12 which seems to be the total book in one volume. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC, was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. Born: May 25, 1803, London, United Kingdom. Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night."He was the youngest son of General William Earle Bulwer of Heydon Hall and Wood Dalling, Norfolk and Elizabeth Barbara Lytton, daughter of Richard Warburton Lytton of Knebworth, Hertfordshire. He had two brothers, William Earle Lytton Bulwer (1799–1877) and Henry, afterwards Lord Dalling and Bulwer. Lord Lytton's original surname was Bulwer, the names 'Earle' and 'Lytton' were middle names. On 20 February 1844 he assumed the name and arms of Lytton by royal licence and his surname then became 'Bulwer-Lytton'. His widowed mother had done the same in 1811. His brothers were always simply surnamed 'Bulwer'. Died: January 18, 1873, Torquay, United KingdomAwards: Chancellor's Gold Medal. .....The opening chapters really compel one into reading on and on when Bulwer-Lytton unfolds the story of the angelic little Sophy and her grandfather, who is known as Gentleman Waife and who is forced to earn his living as an actor and to make his grandchild, too, appear on the stage amidst a group of itinerant actors under the guidance of the tyrannic Lorenzo Rugge. The yarn itself is brilliant and compelling, and the main motif is the difference between a man who sacrificed everything in order to keep his family’s good name unsullied and another who sacrificed his own name in order to give somebody he loves another chance. First was published in 1859 so this may be a second? ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Red Rabbit Author Signed, Clancy, Tom
7 Clancy, Tom Red Rabbit Author Signed
Putnam Adult 2002 0399148701 / 9780399148705 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . Long before he was President or head of the CIA, before he fought terrorist attacks on the Super Bowl or the White House, even before a submarine named Red October made its perilous way across the Atlantic, Jack Ryan was an historian, teacher, and recent ex-Marine temporarily living in England while researching a book. A series of deadly encounters with an IRA splinter group had brought him to the attention of the CIA's Deputy Director, Vice Admiral James Greer—as well as his counterpart with the British SIS, Sir Basil Charleston—and when Greer asked him if he wanted to come aboard as a freelance analyst, Jack was quick to accept. The opportunity was irresistible, and he was sure he could fit it in with the rest of his work. ; 9.21 X 5.98 X 1.89 inches; 640 pages; Signed by Author 
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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
8 Dale, Nancy Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness
iUniverse, Inc. 2004 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Bok looks new. Very Rare Author inscribed poem in front along with Authors Signature. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. "May you walk with a gentle breeze upon your face- May you wake to the beauty of a lavender sky- May you sleep under a blanket of stars- In Florida Last pristine wilderness- Nancy Dale. Looks new. Palmdale, a remote town in Glades County, population less than 1,000, is on the curb of creeping urbanization. Today, more people than Palmdale's entire population are moving into Florida each day. The pioneer culture and Florida's last wilderness is threatened by growth that exploits "blue gold" water and the land. The sprawling ranches set amidst tall cabbage palm prairies are disappearing. The cost to stay is more than the price to sell with high inheritance taxes and the evaporation of a cattle based economy. The early pioneers forecasted Florida's future in their own lifetime as they struggled to hold onto a way of life in a place where few chose to carve a living.

Their stories predict the high premium of development: light pollution, traffic, sewage, crime and the "napalming" of native trees replaced by "ornamental" shrubs, cement, and gated communities. They foresaw the destruction of natural eco-systems, water shortages and communities where wildlife extermination businesses spring up to destroy "pesky" intruders such as squirrels, woodpeckers, snakes and other Everglades species.

The story of Palmdale, Florida, and its people reflects a proud cultural heritage living on the edge of civilization. Palmdale is a ghost town today with only a few ranches left and the Seminole Indian Tribe living off a small market economy against the odds of metropolitan growth, dollars and political power.This story reflects a tragic national trend threatening the survival of rural America. ; 0.5 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 180 pages; Signed by Author 
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Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain) Verification of information Comey included in article about Dodge in Danvers , MA. Historical Collection (Book signed by Comey and Letter signed by Dodge included), Dodge, Grenville M. (Civil War General)
9 Dodge, Grenville M. (Civil War General) Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain) Verification of information Comey included in article about Dodge in Danvers , MA. Historical Collection (Book signed by Comey and Letter signed by Dodge included)
Bristol, Ct Author 1914 First Edition; First Edition Ephemera Very Good Signed by Author
Letter is part of a two part offering that includes a signed copy of the Danvers (MA) Historical Collection Vol. II signed by Captain Comey. Comey wrote an article entitled "General Grenville M. Dodge, Danvers' Most Distinguished Living Son". The article follows the career of Dodge who was a General under General Sherman in the Civil War and then went on to design the route and build the Transcontinental Railroad. Dodge is confirming the information that Comey was to include in the article and also sent a donation of $100 to the Historical Society. Letter has handwritten note by Gen. Dodge in corner about the donation. There are two ink spots on letter and creases from being folded and placed in the book. The stationary for the letter has Baldwin Block, Council Bluffs, Iowa where General Dodge moved after completing the Transcontiential Railroad. Under Sherman General Dodge as an engineer built and rebuilt many roads and bridges to enable Sherman and his troops to move rapidly to the front lines. Rare items. ; 8 1/2 x 11; 1 pages; Signed by Author 
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Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain), verifying information Comey included in article about General Dodge in Historical Collection book about  Danvers, MA. Book is from the Historical Collection.  (Author Signed), Dodge, Grenville M. , Comey H.N.
10 Dodge, Grenville M. , Comey H.N. Post War Letter to H.N. Comey (Civil War Captain), verifying information Comey included in article about General Dodge in Historical Collection book about Danvers, MA. Book is from the Historical Collection. (Author Signed)
Author 1914 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Letter part of a two part offering that includes a signed copy of the Danvers (MA) Historical Collection boo, Vol II that is signed by Captain H.N. Comey. Comey warte an article entitled "General Grenville M. Dodge, Danvers' Most Distinguished Living Son". The article follows the career of Dodge who was a Civil War General under General Sherman. Dodge then went on to design the route and build the Transcontinental Railroad. Dodge is confirming the information that Comey was to include in the article and also sent Comey a donation of $100 to the Historical Society. Letter has a handwritten note by Gen. Dodge in corner about the donation. There are two ink spots on letter and creases from being folded and placed in the book. The stationary for the letter has "Baldwin Block, Council Bluffs, Iowa" where General Dodge moved after completing the Transcontiential RR. Under Sherman General Dodge as engineer built and rebuilt many roads and bridges to enable Sherman and his troops to move rapidly to the front lines. Rare unique items. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 879.97 USD
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Tulane; the Biography of a University, 1834-1965, Dyer, John
11 Dyer, John Tulane; the Biography of a University, 1834-1965
Harper & Row 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition. Book and dust look almost new. "it contains a great amount of information about the city, the university, and the state, especially the peculiar politics. I imagine Dr. Dyer had to be very careful in approach and treatment of a number of episodes covered in the book. It contained information about people still living when the book was published... All in all, it was a good read." reviewer. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 370 pages 
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Special report on the subject of pensions at the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors Home, Force, M. F
12 Force, M. F Special report on the subject of pensions at the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors Home
Sandusky, Ohio Sandusky, OH 1896 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minutes of the Board November 25, 1896 requesting an investigation as to the feasibility and propriety of requiring all pensioners of the home to pay part of their pension to the state.... 8 pages. Imprint. Excellent condition. In 1886, a group of citizens led by I. F. Mack of Sandusky successfully petitioned the state legislature to establish a home for Ohio's honorably discharged Civil War veterans who, because of incapacitating disease, wounds, or other cause, were unable to earn a living. Governor J. B. Foraker appointed a commission charged with the duty of selecting a site and arranging for construction of the home. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 8 pages; Missing as of 12/06 
Price: 14.97 USD
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THE LIVING FLAME, Goodwin, J.W.
13 Goodwin, J.W. THE LIVING FLAME
Nazarene Publishing House 1939 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Good 
Rare paperback edition of this book. Flame is in reference to the Holy Spirit. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Signed in pencil by Elsie G. Martin, Feb. 1952. scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Rays from the Rose Cross; a Magazine of Mystic Light, January 1929, Vol. 21, No. 1, Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor
14 Heindel, Max Mrs., Editor Rays from the Rose Cross; a Magazine of Mystic Light, January 1929, Vol. 21, No. 1
Oceanside, CA Fellowship Press 1929 First Edition; First Printing Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original magazine in very good condition. Not a reprint. In archival sleeve to protect condition. May have browning to edges of covers due to age and/or very minor pencil notations. This issue features, along with many other articles: Legalized Suicide, Communication between the living and the dead, A case of mental healing, Praying Spirits out of Purgatory, .. " Rosicrucianism is a spiritual and cultural movement which arose in Europe in the early 17th century after the publication of several texts which purported to announce the existence of a hitherto unknown esoteric order to the world and made seeking its knowledge attractive to many. The mysterious doctrine of the order is built on esoteric truths of the ancient past, which concealed from the average man, provide insight into nature, the physical universe, and the spiritual realm.The manifestos do not elaborate extensively on the matter, but clearly combine references to Kabbalah, Hermeticism, alchemy, and mystical Christianity." (Wikipedia) Scarce if not rare copy. ; The Rosicrucian Fellowship Magazine; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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The Last Sanctuary  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
15 Holden, Craig The Last Sanctuary (Author Signed)
Delacorte Press 1996 0385312091 / 9780385312097 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. From the author whose literary debut, The River Sorrow, was hailed by The New York Times as "a haunting, highly original thriller [with] one powerful surprise after another" comes a riveting new novel that could have come from today's headlines--at once a heart-pounding, chillingly realistic thriller and a dark, complex plunge into the human psyche. Rarely has a first novel received the kind of extraordinary critical acclaim garnered by The River Sorrow, Craig Holden's spellbinding tale of an innocent man accused of murder, caught in a nightmare of terror and survival.With The Last Sanctuary, Holden dazzles us once again with a mesmerizing thriller that introduces another good, ordinary man turned fugitive--this time a Gulf War veteran living on the edge of society, falsely accused of murder and plunged into America's dark underworld of armed militias and terrorist cults, running from the cops, federal agents--and from his own tortured soul. The cat and mouse chase across North America's last wilderness--the soaring mountains and glacier-strewn shores of Alaska--is brilliantly cinematic. The complex relationship between the fugitive, Joe Curtis, and his nemesis, a female Native American ATF agent, is superbly rendered and utterly unpredictable. And the novel, at once nerve-shattering and beautifully written, is as topical as Waco and Oklahoma City--and as universal as our own worst nightmares. ; 1.3 x 9.1 x 4.6 Inches; 370 pages; Signed by Author 
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Living at Home in the North Georgia Foothills: Remnants of a traditional way of life, Holtzberg-Call, Maggie
16 Holtzberg-Call, Maggie Living at Home in the North Georgia Foothills: Remnants of a traditional way of life
Georgia White County Historical Society 1989 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Green glossy cover with photo of author on cover holding dried peppers. The booklet contains many traditional folkways of the mountain people of Georgia. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. ; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages 
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Conquistadors in North American history., Horgan, Paul
17 Horgan, Paul Conquistadors in North American history.
New York Farrar, Straus 1963 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Dust now in mylar cover. The word conquistador comes from Spanish and means "he who conquers." The conquistadors were those men who took up arms to conquer, subjugate and convert native populations in the New World. They had to have some money to purchase the tools of their trade, such as weapons, armor, and horses. Many of them were veteran professional soldiers who had fought for Spain in other wars, such as the reconquest of the Moors (1482-1492) or the "Italian Wars" (1494-1559). Fully indexed, map endpapers. Paul Horgan (August 1, 1903 – March 8, 1995) was an American author of fiction and non-fiction, most of which was set in the Southwestern United States. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes for History. The New York Times Review of Books said of him, in 1989: "With the exception of Wallace Stegner, no living American has so distinguished himself in both fiction and history." (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages 
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Biographical History of Indiana Vol 2., Indiana
18 Indiana Biographical History of Indiana Vol 2.
Chicago, Ill The Lewis Publishing Co 1899 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown 1/2 leather boards with decorative endpapers. Very clean contents. Not a reprint. Front and rear boards are loose and edges show heavy wear. Needs restoration or rebinding. Book is complete Volume 2 only. Excellent biographical records of those living in these Indiana Counties with some photos. Too many surnames to list, but here are a few. Mills, Walker, Bork, Wickersham, Rawn, Phillips, weyland, Small, Duvall, Small, Spitler, Noe, Spencer, Huddleston, Hamilton, West, Mcguire, Peak, Yeoman, York, Sayler, Paris, Ward, Walker, Wood, Kessinger, Knebel, and many many others. Each record contains historical information too. Excellent reference work. This is not a reprint but an original work. Rare.; Teppecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana; Photos 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The Valley Road, the Story of Virginia Hot Springs (Author Signed), Ingalls, Fay
19 Ingalls, Fay The Valley Road, the Story of Virginia Hot Springs (Author Signed)
New York, NY The World Publishing Company 1949 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Margaret Lowengrund Signed by Author
Signed by Author on end paper. Dust may have minor chips and/or price clipped. In brodart mylar protective cover. The author was an attorney in N.Y. who retired to running the Homestead Hotel at Hot Springs, Virginia, where he and his wife lived at "The Yard". The Yard a Virginia landmark home was Built in 1925, for the author and his wife Rachel Gaff Holmes (1885-1966). Fay had been a lawyer in New York, living at "Sunken Orchard" on Long Island. The Ingalls grew tired of New York society and they came to Hot Springs where Fay would run The Homestead Hotel, established by his father, railroad tycoon Melville E. Ingalls. The 15-bedroom Tudor-style mansion featured an inner courtyard surrounded on three sides. Mrs Ingalls was a noted horsewoman and the house was designed specifically with her in mind. There were hitching posts in the inner courtyard and they kept their own pack of hounds in kennels on the grounds for hunting. "HOT SPRINGS, Va., Monday, Nov. 24, 1957 (AP)--Fay Ingalls, President of Virginia Hot Springs, Inc., a nationally known resort community, died yesterday of a stroke. He was 75 years old." N.Y. Times. ; Sketches; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 293 pages; Signed by Author 
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Mayan Enigma  The Search for a Lost Civilization., Ivanoff, Pierre,
20 Ivanoff, Pierre, Mayan Enigma The Search for a Lost Civilization.
Delacorte Press 1971 0440055288 / 9780440055280 1st American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Translated from the French by Elaine P. Halperin. First American Edition. ""This careful journal records the French archaeologist's ten year inquiry into a twofold puzzle. Why did the classical Mayans build their incredible cities in the most inaccessible and almost unlivable areas in Central America? And why did they completely abandon them to disappear as the western hemisphere's most vital early culture? Ivanoff's search for clues led to the discovery of a lost city in the jungles of Peten and to years of living with a primitive tribe called the Lacandons who most closely resemble, both physically and culturally, the ancient Mayans. Kirkus Review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
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