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1 German Novelettes For School And Home Selected from the Best Modern Writers, and with Etymological, Grammatical and Explanatory Notes
Boston, MA D. C. Heath & Company 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Vol. 1 
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The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson  A Symposium, Adamic, Louis, et. al.
2 Adamic, Louis, et. al. The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson A Symposium
Girard, KS Haldeman-Julius Company 1926 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet has tan cover black print. Former owners name in front. Cover shows soiling, contents clean. Paper yellowing due to age. Published articles by author and Edward Campbell, Mike Schindler, and Robert Mason exposing Aimee as a fraud. " Aimee Semple McPherson (October 9, 1890 – September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee, was a Canadian-American Los Angeles–based evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She founded the Foursquare Church. McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, especially radio, and was the second woman to be granted a broadcast license. She used radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple.In her time she was the most publicized Christian evangelist, surpassing Billy Sunday and her other predecessors. She conducted public faith-healing demonstrations before large crowds; testimonies conveyed tens of thousands of people healed. McPherson's articulation of the United States as a nation founded and sustained by divine inspiration continues to be echoed by many pastors in churches today. News coverage sensationalized misfortunes with family and church members; particularly inflaming accusations she had fabricated her reported kidnapping, turning it into a national spectacle McPherson's preaching style, extensive charity work and ecumenical contributions were a major influence in revitalization of American Evangelical Christianity in the 20th century."(Wikipedia) Rare work. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Big blue book No. B-28; Photo; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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3 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
4 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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5 B.E.B. Holy Meditations for Every Day from Ancient and Modern Writers.
London Frederick Warne and Co. 1867 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1867 printing not a reprint. Leather binding with gilt print. covers worn around edtes and top and bottom of spine. Marbled endpapers. Gilt page edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 329 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
6 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
7 Bell, Landon Covington The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell
Bedford, Va The Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1931 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback imprint of this famous address. Stored in an archival envelope with a hardside folder. Excellent condition. The Battle of Point Pleasant — known as the Battle of Kanawha in some older accounts — was the only major action of Dunmore's War. It was fought on October 10, 1774, primarily between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Along the Ohio River near modern Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Indians under the Shawnee Chief Cornstalk attacked Virginia militia under Colonel Andrew Lewis, hoping to halt Lewis's advance into the Ohio Valley. After a long and furious battle, Cornstalk retreated. After the battle, the Virginians, along with a second force led by Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of Virginia, marched into the Ohio Valley and compelled Cornstalk to agree to a treaty, ending the war. (Wiki) Landon Covington Bell (1880-1960) was a lawyer and author who compiled/published vital records for several Virginia counties in the early 1900s (many of which are frequently cited in genealogical records for ancestors from "Southside" Virginia) He was industry advisor to the US Commerce Dept. under Sec. Hoover; and, he was an organizer of the Southern Coal Producers Assoc. He was a noted author of history and genealogy.; 16 pages 
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Gatling Gun 19Th Century Machine Gun to 21St Century Vulcan, Berk, Joseph
8 Berk, Joseph Gatling Gun 19Th Century Machine Gun to 21St Century Vulcan
Paladin Press 1991 0873646444 / 9780873646444 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Here is the first complete 130-year history of what is a truly remarkable and timeless weapon. Author Joseph Berk traces the glorious career of this multibarreled, high-rate-of-fire gun from its inception during the Civil War to its current role as a state-of-the-art modern combat system of the U.S. military.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Spoken Word, Vol 19, No. 6 What House Will you Build Me?, Branham, William Marrion
9 Branham, William Marrion The Spoken Word, Vol 19, No. 6 What House Will you Build Me?
Jefferson, Indiana Spoken Word Publications 1965 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet of a sermon preached by Rev. Branham on November 21, 1965 at the Tucson Tabernacle in Arizona. William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an American Christian minister, generally acknowledged as initiating the post World War II healing revival.Branham's first meetings as a faith healer started in 1946. Branham's sensational healing services are well documented and he is regarded as the pacesetter for those who followed him. Historians generally mark the 1946 meetings as inaugurating the modern healing revival. William Branham claimed to have received an angelic visitation on May 7, 1946 commissioning his worldwide ministry. Branham's healing power became legendary. Scarce. ; The Spoken Word; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11 pages 
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The Spoken Word, Vol 3, No. 12 It is the Rising of the Sun (The Quickening Power), Branham, William Marrion
10 Branham, William Marrion The Spoken Word, Vol 3, No. 12 It is the Rising of the Sun (The Quickening Power)
Jefferson, Indiana Spoken Word Publications 1965 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet of a sermon preached by Rev. Branham on April 18, 1965 at the BranhamTabernacle in Jeffersonville, Indiana.. William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an American Christian minister, generally acknowledged as initiating the post World War II healing revival.Branham's first meetings as a faith healer started in 1946. Branham's sensational healing services are well documented and he is regarded as the pacesetter for those who followed him. Historians generally mark the 1946 meetings as inaugurating the modern healing revival. William Branham claimed to have received an angelic visitation on May 7, 1946 commissioning his worldwide ministry. Branham's healing power became legendary. Scarce. ; The Spoken Word; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages 
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The Spoken Word, Vol 8, No. 4r Communion, Branham, William Marrion
11 Branham, William Marrion The Spoken Word, Vol 8, No. 4r Communion
Jefferson, Indiana Spoken Word Publications 1965 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback booklet of a sermon preached by Rev. Branham on December 12 , 1965 at the Tucson Tabernacle in Arizona. William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an American Christian minister, generally acknowledged as initiating the post World War II healing revival.Branham's first meetings as a faith healer started in 1946. Branham's sensational healing services are well documented and he is regarded as the pacesetter for those who followed him. Historians generally mark the 1946 meetings as inaugurating the modern healing revival. William Branham claimed to have received an angelic visitation on May 7, 1946 commissioning his worldwide ministry. Branham's healing power became legendary. Scarce. ; The Spoken Word; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 12 pages 
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The Panama Canal  An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status, Chidsey, Donald Barr
12 Chidsey, Donald Barr The Panama Canal An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status
Crown Publishing Group 1970 0517507498 / 9780517507490 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover yellow cloth. Dust looks almost new. Small neatly written name in front. "The Panama Canal is one of man's greatest engineering triumphs, and also a triumph of the human spirit over tremendous odds. From the time of Christopher Columbus, it was man's dream to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and thus eliminate the tremendously long voyages around South America. In "The Panama Canal," popular American history author Donald Barr Chidsey reveals the entire dramatic history of the canal, the region, and the momentous struggle. A stirring narrative account of one of the most daring ventures modern man has undertaken, this book will be enjoyed by anyone interested in history, technology, and true-to-life adventure." Editjoral review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages 
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One hundred and seventy-five years of Methodism in Staunton, Virginia, Clem, Gladys B
13 Clem, Gladys B One hundred and seventy-five years of Methodism in Staunton, Virginia
Staunton ,Va Author 1972 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff colored booklet with brown lettering. Rare copy kept in an archival folder inside an envelope. Looks new. This booklet details historical information about the Methodist Church in Staunton, Va. The modern church name is Central United Methodist Church (organized 1797) Originally known as the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, it was named “Central” on February 13, 1905. However, the name was not officially used as far as old records show until June 15, 1914. Also contains historical information about Staunton. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 45 pages 
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14 Comfort, William Wistar Quaker Trends for Modern Friends
Philadelphia PA Book Committee Religious Society of Friends 1943 1st Thus; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover has sunfaded edges. Yellow/ gold lettering. Rare work by author who was president of Haverford College. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo; 104 pages 
Price: 41.91 USD
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Blood Trail  (Author Signed), Cook, Gary J. R.
15 Cook, Gary J. R. Blood Trail (Author Signed)
Dennis McMillan Publications 2006 0939767538 / 9780939767533 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. "Ben Tails (aka "Mr. Slide") leaves a bloody trail indeed in Cook's gripping tale of a modern warrior's journeys from Montana to Vietnam and other parts of Asia, always returning home, always searching. His skills as hunter and marksman turn him into a deadly sniper, while his Vietnam War experiences leave him disillusioned and aware that he has been manipulated for evil purposes. He stays for years in Asia, where he learns Mandarin and does his best to suppress the violent side of himself he calls Mr. Slide. Tails's core values make him far more interesting than the run-of-the-mill action hero, and when one of the rare people he trusts lures him from Montana to Japan for a simple job selling motorcycles—and sussing out bad guys—Mr. Slide may have to reappear. Tails soon discovers that he's being used as a pawn in a deadly and vicious high stakes game. Graphic violence, penetrating, incisive analysis of complex cultural and historical events and one man's heroic defiance make Cook's long overdue second novel (after 1988's Graveyard Rules) an event to celebrate. This is a writer with something to say and immense skills with which to say it." (May) ; 1.75 x 9 x 6.25 Inches; 465 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Voodoo, Drendel, Lou & Paul Stevens
16 Drendel, Lou & Paul Stevens Voodoo
Squadron/Signal Publications Inc. 1985 0897471628 / 9780897471626 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Modern Military Aircraft series; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 64 pages 
Price: 39.57 USD
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Raney  (Author Signed), Edgerton, Clyde
17 Edgerton, Clyde Raney (Author Signed)
Algonquin Books 1985 0912697172 / 9780912697178 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and Signed by Author on on endpaper. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover."What James Thurber might have written had he lived in North Carolina".--The Washington Post . RANEY is the hilarious story of the first two years, two months, and two days of a modern Southern marriage. The bride, Raney Bell, of North Carolina, and the groom, Charles Sheperd, of Atlanta, Georgia, met through their common interest in music. Can this marriage be saved? Stay tuned, for as one of the Bethel, N.C., matrons says to the bride, "Honey, you're at the start of a long, wonderful journey.; 1 x 7.1 x 5.2 Inches; 240 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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18 Evans, Charles Friends in the seventeenth century
Philadelphia PA For sale at Friends' Book-Store 1876 Second Edition; First Impression Leather Bound Good with no dust jacket 
Original hardback new and revised edition. Brown with gold lettering. Top of spine freying. Signed by Stephen Beardsley, 1887.Very clean and tight bindings. Nice copy. This is not a modern reprint. Chapter include among others; Reformation under Henry VIII, Birth and youth of George Fox, Friends despised and condemned by all Professors, Stories respecting G. Fox, Introduction of Quakerism into Scotland, Fox and Oliver Cromwell, Connecticut and Humphrey Norton. Rare. ; 668 pages 
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Fort Harrison on the banks of the Wabash, 1812-1912;, Fort Harrison Centennial Association. Scovell, J. T.
19 Fort Harrison Centennial Association. Scovell, J. T. Fort Harrison on the banks of the Wabash, 1812-1912;
Terre Haute, IN The Moore-Langen Printing Co. 1912 First Edition; Various Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown heavy paper cove is almost detached, contents clean. Excellent 100 year centennial history of Ft. Harrison including a roll call of descendants and Chronology of the fort. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition."The Siege of Fort Harrison was an engagement that lasted from September 4 to 15, 1812. The first American land victory during the War of 1812, it was won by an outnumbered United States force garrisoned inside the fort against a combined Native American force near modern Terre Haute, Indiana" Rare. ; Photos, Illustrations 
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20 Francis, Dick The Edge
New York , NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1989 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 

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