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THE FIRST., Andrus, Clift
1 Andrus, Clift THE FIRST.
First Infantry Division 1945 First Edition; Various Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red and green cover with 1 and running soldier sillouitte on front carrying an M1 Garand. Cover hs some tears, but is attached to clean contents. Center fold Map of "The Big Red One's" battles throughout Europe. This booklet contains a brief outline of the "Fighting First" division achievements. This is a copy that the soldiers could send home and has censor clearing stamp in front and place for autographs (none given) in back. Covers engagements from Africa, Sicily, U.K., D-Day Normandy, Soissons, Sigrfied Barrier, Aachen, Hurtgen Forest, The Ardennes, The Roer, THe Rhinelind, The race through Germany, The Harz Mountains, Czechoslovikia, Cease Firing, Conclusion, and statistics. Rare copy that survived the war. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
Price: 69.97 USD
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The mountains shall depart, Ballard, Elisabeth Duryee
2 Ballard, Elisabeth Duryee The mountains shall depart
Author 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author. Blue boards with gold lettering. A life history of author who was born in the family's summer cottage in Garrison-in-the-Hudson, NY. A lot of family history, stories, and local reflections. Scarce. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Manchester Vermont  A Pleasant Land Among the Mountains 1761-1961, Bigelow, Edwin L. And Nancy H. Otis
3 Bigelow, Edwin L. And Nancy H. Otis Manchester Vermont A Pleasant Land Among the Mountains 1761-1961
Vermont The Town of Manchester 1981 First Edition; Reprint Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks never red. Fully indexed. Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seatsof, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The town was one of several chartered in 1761 by Benning Wentworth, colonial governor of New Hampshire. It was his custom to name new towns after prominent English aristocrats of the day, hoping they might adopt a patronly interest in their namesakes. Wentworth named Manchester for Robert Montagu, 3rd Duke of Manchester. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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4 Blackmun, Ora A spire in the mountains; The story of 176 years of a church and a town growing together, 1794-1969
First Presbyterian Church 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; 387 pages 
Price: 16.17 USD
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Western North Carolina  It's Mountains and It's People to 1880, Blackmun, Ora
5 Blackmun, Ora Western North Carolina It's Mountains and It's People to 1880
Boone, NC Appalachian Consortium Press 1980 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 458 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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6 Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs Land of high horizons,
Kingsport, Tennessee Southern 1939 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed. Numerous photos. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 212 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 37.98 USD
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7 Bryant, F. Carlene We're All Kin A Cultural Study of a Mountain Neighborhood
Univ of Tennessee Pr 1981 0870493124 / 9780870493126 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown hardcover with gold lettering. ; 0.75 x 9 x 6 Inches; 146 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina 1865-1939, Bumgarner, Rev. George William
8 Bumgarner, Rev. George William Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina 1865-1939
Charlotte, nc United Methodist Church 1990 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on end paper. White cover with gold lettering. Former owner's name. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Part one is the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) west of the Blue Ridge, Part 2 is the Piedmont and Foothills, Part 3 is the Eastern Counties. Extensive use of surnames, Bibliography, and historical information. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 37.97 USD
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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
9 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 
Price: 42.97 USD
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Sharpe's Havoc  Richard Sharpe & the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809, Cornwell, Bernard
10 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Havoc Richard Sharpe & the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809
New York HarperCollins 2003 0060530464 / 9780060530464 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First UK. Bestselling historical novelist Bernard Cornwell returns to the battlefields of the Iberian Peninsula with Sharpe's Havoc , where the lieutenant and his men bravely fight the French invasion into Portugal. It is 1809, a few years after Lieutenant Richard Sharpe's heroic exploits on the battlefields of India and at Trafalgar, and Sharpe finds himself fighting the savage armies of Napoleon Bonaparte as they try to bring the whole of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. Napoleon is advancing fast in northern Portugal, and no one knows whether the small contingent of British troops stationed in Lisbon will stay to fight or sail back to England. Sharpe, however, does not have a choice: He and his squad of riflemen are on the lookout for the missing daughter of an English wine shipper, when the French onslaught begins and the city of Oporto becomes a setting for carnage and disaster.

Stranded behind enemy lines, Sharpe returns to his mission to find Kate Savage. Sharpe's position on enemy grounds is precarious, and his search is further complicated by a mysterious and threatening Englishman, Colonel Christopher, who has his own ideas on how the French can be driven from Portugal. Christopher's scheme is dangerous, and Sharpe and his Riflemen are the only obstacles standing in his way. Suddenly, a newly arrived British commander in Lisbon, Sir Arthur Wellesley, unknowingly comes to Sharpe's rescue. Just when Sharpe and his men seem doomed, Sir Arthur mounts his own counterattack, an operation of breathtaking daring that will send Marshal Soult's army reeling back into the northern mountains.

Sharpe's Havoc is a classic Sharpe story, based on real history, and a return to Portugal in the company of Sergeant Patrick Harper, Captain Hogan, and Sharpe's beloved Green-jackets, who can turn a battle as fast as Cornwell's readers can turn a page. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #7; 1.11 x 9.32 x 6.32 Inches 
Price: 11.97 USD

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Sunset Pass, Grey, Zane
11 Grey, Zane Sunset Pass
New York And London Harper & Brothers Publishers 1931 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Stockton Mulford 
Orange cloth. Setting sun, pass mountains. Stamped in black. Has first edition on copyright page with the K-F. First edition points conform to Rogers. Some discoloration to spine otherwise book is clean, tight binding. Book store stamp on front pastedown endpaper and a row of dates inside back cover endpaper. "Six years ago, Trueman Rock killed a man in Wagontongue. Now he returns to find trouble again, but this time his trouble is caused by love. Rock has fallen in love with Ash Preston's woman, Thiry, and no man in the valley will let him get away with this. But Rock has faced harder men for lesser prizes, and he is willing to pay any price to win Thiry's love." Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the commercial success of his printed works, they had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. His novels and short stories have been adapted into 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater. Scarce true first. ; End papers; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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Mischief in the Mountains, Hard, Walter R. Jr.
12 Hard, Walter R. Jr. Mischief in the Mountains
Montpelier, Vt Vermont Life Magazine 1970 0828901171 / 9780828901178 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Jane Clark Brown 
1st edition. Very nice copy with nice dust. Thirteen true tales of mystery about the area of the Green Mountains of Vermont. The author Walter Hard, Jr. was the editor of Vermont Life (1950-1972), Walter Hard Jr., defined and established the magazine as a nationally recognized voice for Vermont. He was the son of long-established Vermont poets Walter R. Hard and Margaret Hard. Dust now in mylar protective cover.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Two Centuries of Otto History (N. C. ) , 1789-1999  (Author Signed), Henson, Ralph
13 Henson, Ralph Two Centuries of Otto History (N. C. ) , 1789-1999 (Author Signed)
Author 1999 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Green cloth with gold print. Excellent history of this area located where Georgia, N. C, and Tennessee. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; Photographs; 111 pages; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.97 USD
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The Last Sanctuary  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
14 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 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Early days on the Upper Willamette,, Jensen, Veryl M
15 Jensen, Veryl M Early days on the Upper Willamette,
Oakridge, Oregon Upper Willamette Pioneer Association 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Shirley Brady and Sharon Dick Signed by Author
Hardcover blue green cover with black lettering. Inscription in front from prior owner. Author signed over his photo opcit title page. The Willamette River (/w?'læm?t/ (About this sound listen) wil-LAM-it) is a major tributary of the Columbia River, accounting for 12 to 15 percent of the Columbia's flow. The Willamette's main stem is 187 miles (301 km) long, lying entirely in northwestern Oregon in the United States. The upper tributaries of the Willamette originate in the mountains south and southeast of Eugene, Oregon. Formed by the confluence of the Middle Fork Willamette River and the Coast Fork Willamette River near Springfield, the main stem Willamette meanders generally north for 187 miles (301 km) to the Columbia River. Chapters include, among others, Indians of the Upper Willamette, Geographic names, Some Upper Willamette Families, Biographical sketches, etc. ; Sketches, photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 26.97 USD
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Eric Gill, MacCarthy, Fiona
16 MacCarthy, Fiona Eric Gill
Great Britain Faber and Faber 1989 0571137547 / 9780571137541 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold print. xlibrary with no damage just a couple of small stamps. Very clean book. Gill was a great artist-craftsman. Sculptor, wood engraver, letter cutter, and typographer. Sections on Brighton and Chichester, London, Sussex, Welsh Mountains and Pyrenees, and Home Counties. Completly indexed and bibliography. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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17 Morse, Sterns (editor) Lucy Crawford's History of the White Mountains
Hanover, N. H. Dartmouth Publications 1966 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Extensive notes and index. History of Crawford county. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.; Photographs & Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Ruts in The Road (Vol 1-4), Raitt, John E.
18 Raitt, John E. Ruts in The Road (Vol 1-4)
Walton, NY Reporter Company, Inc 1982 First Edition; Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with black print. Rare four volume hardcover set of the historical collection of articles written in 1977 in the Deleware County Times of Delhr, NY. by the author. Rare. Delaware County is a county located in the US state of New York. As of 2010 the population was 47,980.[1] The county seat is Delhi.[2] The county is named after the Delaware River, which was named in honor of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, appointed governor of Virginia in 1609. Delaware County is located in the southern part of the state, separated from the state of Pennsylvania by the Delaware River. It is east of Binghamton and southwest of Albany. The county contains part of the Catskill Mountains. The county is within a region called the Southern Tier of New York State. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Vol. 1/4/2019; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.97 USD
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19 Rice, Otis K. Frontier Kentucky (Author Signed)
The University Press of Kentucky 1982 081310212X / 9780813102122 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover with white lettering. Inscribed and signed by author Otis K. Rice. ; Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages;

" Otis Rice tells the dramatic story of how the first state beyond the mountains came into being. Kentucky dates its settled history from the founding of Harrodsburg in 1774 and of Boonesborough in 1775. But the drama of frontier Kentucky had its beginnings a full century before the arrival of James Harrod and Daniel Boone. The early history of the Bluegrass state is a colorful and significant chapter in the expansion of the American frontier. Rice traces the development of Kentucky through the end of the Revolutionary War. He deals with four major themes: the great imperial rivalry between England and France in the mid-eighteenth century for control of the Ohio Valley; the struggle of white settlers to possess lands claimed by the Indians and the liquidation of Indian rights through treaties and bloody conflicts; the importance of the land, the role of the speculator, and the progress of settlement; the conquest of a wilderness bountiful in its riches but exacting in its demands and the planting of political, social, and cultural institutions. Included are maps that show the changing boundaries of Kentucky as it moved toward statehood.

; Signed by Author 
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20 Roberts, Leonard I Bought Me A Dog, And Other Folk Tales From The Southern Mountains
Berea KY Council of Southern Mountain 1954 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Illustrated. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrated; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
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