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Main Street on the Middle Border  (Author Signed), Atherton, Lewis
1 Atherton, Lewis Main Street on the Middle Border (Author Signed)
Bloomington IN Bedford/ St. Martin's 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 423 pages including index. Excellent condition. Book plate in front. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
2 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
3 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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4 Blumenson, Martin Anzio, The gamble that failed
Philadelphia PA J. B. Lippincott 1963 0313200939 / 9780313200939 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with silver lettering. Dust has some chips at edges. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. ; Great battles of history; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Fields of Little America,  An Illustrated History of the 8th Air Force 2nd Air Division, 1942-45, Bowman, Martin
5 Bowman, Martin Fields of Little America, An Illustrated History of the 8th Air Force 2nd Air Division, 1942-45
Wensum books 1977 0903619199 / 9780903619196 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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A record of the descendants of James Smith Brown and Polly Maria   Brown including their allied families  A sequence to the progenitors and ... between 1910-1930 and published in 1938, Bryant, Blanche Brown
6 Bryant, Blanche Brown A record of the descendants of James Smith Brown and Polly Maria Brown including their allied families A sequence to the progenitors and ... between 1910-1930 and published in 1938
Tangerine, FL B.B. Bryant 1962 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gold lettering. Includes rare black and white photo of children of James S. Brown taken in 1905. Fully indexed. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Taylor; 110 pages 
Price: 79.97 USD
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On the Grind  A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed), Cannell, Stephen J.
7 Cannell, Stephen J. On the Grind A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Press 2009 0312366280 / 9780312366285 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed " To Sandra, Stephen Cannell" on title page. On the heels of Three Shirt Deal, a New York Times bestseller, comes an electrifying new thriller from Stephen J. Cannell in which Lt. Shane Scully is accused of evidence tampering and his wife, Alexa, discovers Shane’s been having an affair with a beautiful movie star. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1.20 inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Tigers of Bastogne  Voices of the 10th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge, Collins, Michael &  Martin King
8 Collins, Michael & Martin King The Tigers of Bastogne Voices of the 10th Armored Division in the Battle of the Bulge
Philadelphia PA Casemate 2013 1612001815 / 9781612001814 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
First edition with full number line. Signed by both authors (Michael Collins and Martin King) AND a member of the 82nd Airborne Sgt. Don Jakeway and a member of the 101st, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. The gallant stand of the 101st Airborne Division at Bastogne has long become part of historical and media legend. But how many students of the war realize there was already a U.S. unit holding the town when they arrived? And this unit—the 10th Armored Division—continued to play a major role in its defense throughout the German onslaught."This is a superb detailed account of a less familiar aspect of a famous battle, often providing platoon by platoon and day-by-day details of the role played by the men of the US 10th Armored Division in the defensive of Bastogne, and thus in the wider Allied victory in the Battle of the Bulge" (History of War), "This book vividly portrays the battle with a series of interviews, medal citations and after action reviews. These are well attributed in the end notes, together with some brief statistics and a list of staff roles. The style should appeal to the general reader as well as military readers and there are good maps and illustrations...Most of the books on their role are out of print so this book is a useful addition on the subject." (ARRSE); Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Studies in First Corinthians, Dehaan, M. R.
9 Dehaan, M. R. Studies in First Corinthians
Zondervan 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
Gift book plate in front signed by Author. Green cover with gold lettering. Yellow spotting to end papers and may have dark area in gutters. Contents clean. Martin R. DeHaan was born in Zeeland, Michigan to a cobbler who had emigrated from the Netherlands.[1]He graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, going on to be physician in Western Michigan.[1]He married in 1914 to Priscilla.[2]Pastor and teacherIn October 1921, he struggled for his life in a Grand Rapids hospital. He recalled this as a life-changing event. In early spring of 1922, he returned home from house calls and said, "I can't go on any longer. ... This is it!" He sold his medical practice, home, and office equipment.[2]De Haan attended the nearby Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He pastored two churches in Grand Rapids and ran large Bible classes.[1]In 1938, one of the Bible classes in Detroit began being broadcast on radio at a fifty-watt station. Two national networks picked up the Radio Bible Class program, its coverage growing to 600 stations around the world at the time of De Haan's death.[1]He was involved in an automobile collision in July 1965 where he sustained serious injuries. Complications of a pre-existing heart condition prevented recovery; he died as he rested at home on December 13, 1965.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.97 USD
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Conquistadors Without Swords, Achaeologists in the Americas, Deuel, Leo
10 Deuel, Leo Conquistadors Without Swords, Achaeologists in the Americas
St. Martin's, 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. "This is a collection of firsthand records by forty-two New World archeologists and each selection is preceded by an interpretation as long, at least, as the selection itself. Collectively the introductions and narratives form a cohesive study of American archaeology, an archaeology distinct from that of the Old World with its own heroes and its own specific problems. ""Side by side with the digger of trenches and 'plunderer' of graves there loom the airborne surveyor; the aqua-lunged diver; the meticulous analyst of the physical evidence from bones, plants and ceramics, as well as the anthropological field worker and the desk bound scholar who draws novel conclusions from motley data." Kirkus Review. ; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 647 pages 
Price: 13.97 USD
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The City, The Immigrant and American Fiction, 1880-1920, Fine, David Martin
11 Fine, David Martin The City, The Immigrant and American Fiction, 1880-1920
Metuchen, NJ Scarecrow Press 1978 0810810387 / 9780810810389 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover with white lettering. Inscribed "To Tom and Sandy, good neighbors and good friends, Best Always, David". ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 192 pages 
Price: 113.38 USD
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THE LIVING FLAME, Goodwin, J.W.
12 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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Memoirs, Gorbachev, Mikhail
13 Gorbachev, Mikhail Memoirs
New York Doubleday 1996 0385480199 / 9780385480192 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is in like new condition. Black hardboards with red cloth spine; silver lettering on spine; corners sharp and square. Textblock clean, tight, square, unmarked. Dust is like new with original price on flap. Dust in archival cover. TATYANA TOLSTAYA the Russian novelist had this to say about Gorbachev " By gently pushing open the gates of reform, he unleashed a democratic flood that deluged the Soviet universe and washed away the cold war..... No single approach — and there have been many — can explain Gorbachev. Perhaps the holy fools with their metaphysical scenario were right when they whispered that he was marked and that seven years were given to him to transform Russia in the name of her as yet invisible but inevitable salvation and renaissance." Gorbachev met his wife, Raisa Titarenko, daughter of a Ukrainian railway engineer, at Moscow State University. They married in September 1953 and moved to Stavropol upon graduation. She gave birth to their only child, daughter Irina Mikhailovna Virganskaya, in 1957. Raisa Gorbacheva died of leukemia in 1999. Gorbachev has two granddaughters (Ksenia and Anastasia) and one great granddaughter (Aleksandra). Foward by Martin McCauley. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare first edition in this state and condition. ; Photographs; 2.5 x 10 x 6.5 Inches; 769 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Memoirs  (Author Signed), Gorbachev, Mikhail
14 Gorbachev, Mikhail Memoirs (Author Signed)
New York Doubleday 1996 0385480199 / 9780385480192 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Seller had this book signed personally at a seminar where Mr. Gorbachev was one of the speakers in 1997. It is signed on the title page not a tipped in page or bookplate. It is in as new condition and is kept in a handmade custom box. Forward by Martin McCauley.Russians feel that credit should be given to Gorbachev and not Regan for the distruction of the the "Berlin Wall". Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev born 2 March 1931) was the seventh and last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, serving from 1985 until 1991, and the last head of state of the USSR, serving from 1988 until its collapse in 1991. He was the only Soviet leader to have been born after the October Revolution of 1917. Gorbachev was born in Stavropol Krai into a peasant family, and in his teens operated combine harvesters on collective farms. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1955 with a degree in law. While at university, he joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and soon became very active within it. In 1970, he was appointed the First Party Secretary of the Stavropol Kraikom, First Secretary to the Supreme Soviet in 1974, and appointed a member of the Politburo in 1979. Gorbachev was elected General Secretary by the Politburo in 1985. Gorbachev's attempts at reform as well as summit conferences with United States President Ronald Reagan and his reorientation of Soviet strategic aims contributed to the end of the Cold War, ended the political supremacy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) and led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. His wife Raisa Titarenko died in 1999 of leukemia. As of 2017 Mr. Gorbachev is 86 years old. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Beautiful rare collectors grade copy of this book written by one of the most influential men of the 20th Century.. Extremely rare in this state and condition. ; Photographs; 2.5 x 10 x 6.5 Inches; 769 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 899.97 USD
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Ice Run (Author Signed), Hamilton, Steve
15 Hamilton, Steve Ice Run (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2004 0312301219 / 9780312301217 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Steve Hamilton is one of the rising stars of crime fiction. His Edgar and Anthony Award-winning series featuring private investigator Alex McKnight took a dramatic turn in last year's acclaimed Blood Is The Sky. With Ice Run, Hamilton raises the stakes once again, creating another masterpiece of modern crime fiction. It's March in Paradise Michigan, and Alex McKnight is happier than he can remember in a long time-because of a woman, Natalie Reynaud, the Canadian police officer whose partner died in Blood Is The Sky. When Alex and Natalie take a romantic weekend to an old luxury hotel, they find an ominous message in their hotel room-someone has left a picture of Natalie's father and grand-father atop a handwritten note: 'They were here, so was I. I know what happened.' Alex and Natalie must now face a terrible Reynaud family secret, a secret that has driven men to kill for decades. Taut and atmospheric, Steve Hamilton's Ice Run stakes out compelling new ground in crime fiction. ; Alex McKnight Novels; 1.18 x 9.29 x 6.22 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Tales of the Gold Rush, Harte, Bret
16 Harte, Bret Tales of the Gold Rush
New York The Heritage Press 1944 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fletcher Martin 
Boxed edition. Spine shows discoloration (light browning) from sun. Book otherwise looks new as does slipcase. Cover has beautiful gold and black decorative finish. Francis Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 5, 1902) was an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been most often reprinted, adapted, and admired. ; Heritage Press; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages 
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Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro", Heranandez, Jose
17 Heranandez, Jose Martin Fierro "El Gaucho Martín Fierro"
Buenos Aires, Argentina Ediciones Argentinas S.R.L. 1976 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Tomas Ditaranto 
Very rare printing. Tapas Wood (mulberry wood) cover with leather backstrap. Very small chip to wood at bottom edge of cover. Hardly noticable. The cover is high gloss with goucho sitting and playing guitar. "Martín Fierro, also known as El Gaucho Martín Fierro, is a 2,316-line epic poem by the Argentine writer José Hernández. The poem was originally published in two parts, El Gaucho Martín Fierro (1872) and La Vuelta de Martín Fierro (1879). The poem supplied a historical link to the gauchos' contribution to the national development of Argentina, for the gaucho had played a major role in Argentina's independence from Spain.The poem, written in a Spanish that evokes rural Argentina, is widely seen as the pinnacle of the genre of "gauchesque" poetry (poems centered on the life of the gaucho, written in a style that evokes the rural Argentine ballads known as payadas) and a touchstone of Argentine national identity. It has appeared in literally hundreds of editions and has been translated into over 70 languages. Beautiful prints inside book. Rare.; Illustrations, Prints; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 369.97 USD
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Law of Gravity  A Novel (Author Signed), Horn, Stephen
18 Horn, Stephen Law of Gravity A Novel (Author Signed)
New York Harpercollins Publishers 2002 0060194413 / 9780060194413 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to Barb and Jeff and signed by author. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.From the author of the New York Times bestseller In Her Defense comes a riveting new thriller of betrayal and redemption in the nation's capital.Philip Barkley had come far enough in Washington to know where those proverbial bodies were buried, but not so far that he'd lie about it. In the capital, that was no-man's-land, and his fall from grace was swift.When personal tragedy accelerates his downward spiral, all that remains is his integrity, and it's the price of a fresh start. The disappearance of Senate Intelligence Committee aide Martin Green indicates a breach of national security. Senator Warren Young, the party's best chance to keep the White House, needs a credible report that the missing man was no spy. Barkley is required to oversee the investigation and deliver the "right" result.As the case progresses, the signs grow more troubling, and even an FBI agent isn't what she seems. The pursuit of Green leads across generations, a trail of deception and murder that began with a woman's fall from a Bronx rooftop almost fifty years earlier.Barkley's odyssey finally brings him to the door of a retired detective haunted by a case he never solved. Together, the two men seek justice -- and their own renewal. .; 1.3 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 330 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist.,  Pilgrim Holiness Church, Howell, E. O. (District Supt.)
19 Howell, E. O. (District Supt.) Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist., Pilgrim Holiness Church
Jamestown, Tenn Cumberland Grove Campground 1937 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Buff color shows soiling otherwise excellent condition. Signed by R.D. Brown who was one of the trustees of the District. Contains the Official Directory, Ministerial Directory, Church reports. minister reports, etc. A rare work. Pilgrim Holiness Church or ' International Apostolic Holiness Church '[IAHC] is a religious denomination associated with the holiness movement that split from the Methodist Episcopal Church by Martin Wells Knapp in 1897. It was first organized in Cincinnati, Ohio as the International Holiness Union and Prayer League [IHU/IAHC]. Knapp, founder of the IAHC, ordained and his Worldwide Missions Board sent Charles and Lettie Cowman who had attended God's Bible School to Japan in December 1900. By the International Apostolic Holiness Churches Foreign Missionary Board and the co-board of the Revivalist the Cowmans had been appointed the General Superintendents and the Kilbournes the vice-General Superintendent for Korea, Japan and China December 29, 1905. The organization later became the Pilgrim Holiness Church in 1922 which eventually merged with the Wesleyan Methodists in 1968 to form the Wesleyan Church. Among many other Holiness children, the Korea Holiness Church, daughter of the IAHC/PHC, has approximately 10,000 churches globally and two million members in the four holiness denominations in 2010.Today, two groups of Pilgrim Holiness churches still exist from the secession of the merger in 1968-the Pilgrim Holiness Church, Inc. (of the Midwest) and the Pilgrim Holiness Church of NY, Inc. These two groups are not associated with the Wesleyan Church today but align themselves with the Conservative Holiness Movement. Many of the members merged into the Nazarene Church. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages; Signed by Associated 
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
20 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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