ABookLegacy    

 Hard to Find and Rare Books

 Americana, Local History, Genealogy, Religion, Military

 Author Signed, First Editions, and others! 

Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Book Number
Advanced Search
 
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
A Book Legacy

Promote Your Page Too
Sign Up Today for Newsletter and Discounts!





Email Marketing by VerticalResponse
 
Browse By Category
African American
Alabama
Alaska
Americana
Archaeology
Arizona
Arkansas
Art
Astronomy
Autobiography
Biography
Books On Books
Business- See Scholarly
California
Canada
Children
Colorado
Comics
Connecticut
Cookbook

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Search

Click on Book Title to view full description

 
1 Capon, Noel & John Farley & James Hulbert Corporate Strategic Planning
Columbia University Press 1987 0231063806 / 9780231063807 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Looks new, never used. A classic work on Strategic Planning. ; 1.4 x 9.26 x 6.39 Inches; 482 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976, DeBord, Martha Brown
2 DeBord, Martha Brown St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1776-1976
Radford, VA Commonwealth Press 1976 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare hardcover copy of this Church and area history. Illustrated with drawings and photos. Includes a lot of history and surnames. Inscription in front. The author, who was honored by the Virgina Senate in 2005 for outstanding community service, was also the organist at St. Paul Lutheran Church for more than 20 years. A special collection of her papers are retained at the Wytheville, Community College in Wytheville, Virginia. The papers include this biographical sketch "Martha Brown DeBord, daughter of Charles Cassell Brown and Mary Virginia Lambert Brown, was born in Rural Retreat, Virginia on 14 February 1921. She attended Rural Retreat public schools, Marion College and Roanoke College. After her father died she left college to manage the family farm. She married Joe DeBord and raised three children. She assumed management of the DeBord Mill when her husband died in a farm accident in 1964. Apart from her agricultural work, DeBord served on numerous education committees and boards including the Wythe County School Board (1964-1997), State Vocational Education Advisory Board, Virginia School Board Association, and Marion College Board. She also was actively involved with St. Paul Lutheran Church as organist, pastoral council member, and historian. DeBord died 27 April 2004." ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Pronghorn Antelope,  And its Management, Einarsen, Arthur Skogman
3 Einarsen, Arthur Skogman The Pronghorn Antelope, And its Management
Wildlife Management Institute 1948 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Tan hardcover with black ink looks unread. Dust has chips but now in mylar protective cover. This delightful and fascinating treatise takes you deceptively close to the pronghorn. These phantoms of the grassland and sagebrush, born on the broad prairies, have a "home on the range" which stretches of into the azure distance. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 Homans, James E Self-propelled vehicles; A practical treatise on the theory, construction, operation, care and management of all forms of automobiles,
New York , NY T. Audel & Co 1907 Fifth Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with auto stamped on front. Fully inllustrated with cross sectional of Amercian 4 cylinder touring car. Fully indexed. Ads in back. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 598 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Self-propelled vehicles;  A practical treatise on the theory, construction, operation, care and management of all forms of automobiles,, Homans, James E
5 Homans, James E Self-propelled vehicles; A practical treatise on the theory, construction, operation, care and management of all forms of automobiles,
New York , NY T. Audel & Co 1907 Fifth Edition; Various Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Red cover with auto stamped on front. Fully inllustrated with cross sectional of Amercian 4 cylinder touring car. Fully indexed. Ads in back. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 598 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
6 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 
Price: 49.97 USD

Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Lussier, Robert N. & John R. Hendon Human Resource Management Functions, Applications, and Skill Development
SAGE Publications, Inc 2015 Second Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks new. No marking or underlining. ; 10.70 X 8.30 X 1 inches; 712 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie