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1 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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Blood Trail  (Author Signed), Cook, Gary J. R.
2 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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Alexander Legge, 1866-1933;  The life story of a truly great American who loved and served his country well, who achieved world-wide distinction as an ... friend and champion of all who till the soil,, Crissey, Forrest
3 Crissey, Forrest Alexander Legge, 1866-1933; The life story of a truly great American who loved and served his country well, who achieved world-wide distinction as an ... friend and champion of all who till the soil,
Chicago, Ill Priv. print. by the Alexander Legge Memorial Committee 1936 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Excellent condition. Very little evidence of ex-lib. From bill collector to the board room of International Harvester Mr Legge made a tremendous impact on Agriculture in the world. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce.; Ex-Lib; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
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The Deserter, Davis, Richard Harding & John T. McCutcheon
4 Davis, Richard Harding & John T. McCutcheon The Deserter
Charles Scribner's Sons 1917 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust in brodart cover. When Mr. Davis wrote the story of The Deserter, he could not possibly have foreseen that it was to be his last story the last of those short stories which gave him such eminence as a short-story writer. He apparently was as rugged and as vigorous as ever. And yet, had he sat down to write a story which he knew was to be his last, I do not think he could have written one more fittingly designed to be the capstone of his literary monument. The theme is one in which he has imconsciouidy mirrored his own ideals of honorable obligation, as well as one which presents a wholesome lesson to young soldiers who have taken an oath to do faithful service to a nation.Davis, an American author of romantic novels and short stories, was also the best known reporter of his generation. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. ; 7.30 X 4.80 X 0.40 inches; 43 pages 
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The life of the Hon. Col. J. Gardiner,  Who was slain at the battle of Preston Pans, September 21, 1745. With an appendix relating to the ancient family of the Monroes, of Fowlis, Doddridge, Philip
5 Doddridge, Philip The life of the Hon. Col. J. Gardiner, Who was slain at the battle of Preston Pans, September 21, 1745. With an appendix relating to the ancient family of the Monroes, of Fowlis
Leeds Davies 1815 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Written by the author to David Gardner, Esq. who was a cornet in Sir John Cope's regiment of Dragoons and the son of the late Col. Gardnier. This battle is not a battle honour for British Regiments. The regiments present at the battle were: Gardiner’s (13th) and Hamilton’s (14th) Dragoons, Guise’s (6th), Lee’s (44th), Murray’s (46th) and Lascelles (47th) Foot. The Col was killed at Prestonpans southeast of Edinburg in Scotland during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. The Royal Army took a horrific beating by the Scottish. Much of this account speaks of Gardners family history and his conversion to Christianity. Account has been rebound in beautiful marble cover with gold and black label. Original text with uneven cut pages and yellowing due to age. Also contains an Elegy on the death of Col. Gardiner by Rev. Mr. Thomas Gibbons. Pags 139-141 have the top right corner torn out with a very small amount of text missing, otherwise complete. Rare. ; 161 pages 
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After the War, or The consummation of God's Purpose, Eagon, I.G.
6 Eagon, I.G. After the War, or The consummation of God's Purpose
Berne, Indiana Light and Hope Publishing ca 1950 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Forward by E. Howard Cadle. Orange cover with black lettering shows wear. Contents clean. Mr. and Mrs. Eagon were Singing Evangelists. Includes chapters on the Importance of Prophecy, The Babylonian Empire, THe Medo-Persian Empire, The Grecian Empire, The Roman Empire, The Seven Last Plagues, Our only refuge and others. Rare. Possibly no publication date in item. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 109 pages 
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Spider Man Zaps Mr. Zodiac, Elrick, George S.
7 Elrick, George S. Spider Man Zaps Mr. Zodiac
Racine, Wisconsin Western Publ. Co. 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Cover shows spotting, contents clean. ; A Big Little Book; B & W Illustrtions; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 248 pages 
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What the Holiness People Believe A Mid-Century Review of Holiness Teaching among the Holiness Groups of Britain  J D Drysdale Memorial Lecture 1954, Ford, Jack
8 Ford, Jack What the Holiness People Believe A Mid-Century Review of Holiness Teaching among the Holiness Groups of Britain J D Drysdale Memorial Lecture 1954
England Emmanuel Bible College and Missions 1954 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Has former owners name on front endpaper. This booklet contains the first J. D. Drysdale Memorial Lecture which became an annual event in honor of Mr. Drysdale, the Founder and Principal of Emmanuel Bible College and Missions. He had been a fearless exponent of the truth of Scriptural Holiness both by life and preaching. Footnotes and a bibliography are included. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 70 pages 
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Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me, Gish, Lillian & Ann Pinchot
9 Gish, Lillian & Ann Pinchot Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me
Heritage 1988 0916515400 / 9780916515409 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The Lively Arts Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages 
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Memoirs  (Author Signed), Gorbachev, Mikhail
10 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 
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Jones Beach  An Illustrated History, Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed
11 Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed Jones Beach An Illustrated History
New York Globe Pequot 2007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover Looks Never Read!; 0.6 x 9.2 x 7 Inches; 224 pages;

Now in paperback!


?This is local history at its best. John Hanc’s lively, absorbing narrative is both nostalgic and sophisticated.”
?Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York and The Devil’s Own Work


?A delightful read, a nostalgic, absorbing trip back in time to the origins and the halcyon days of a treasured New York institution.”  ?Kevin Baker, author of Dreamland and Paradise Alley


?[A]ny citizen of New York will be proud to have this book in their collection.”

?Donald J. Trump


Jones Beach looms large in the hearts and lives of millions of New Yorkers. From its windswept beginnings on the far edge of an empire to its twentieth-century status as the greatest public beachfront resort in America, it has been home to countless memories. Situated on a barrier island linked to Long Island, Jones Beach State Park is today the most popular beach on the East Coast, with some six million visitors a year.


In this evocative illustrated book, John Hanc explores the traditions, institutions, controversies, and characters of this beloved seaside resort, now a state historic landmark. His richly detailed prose comes together with a wonderful collection of archival photographs to make this a must read for anyone who has visited Jones Beach. The foreword is by ?Mr. Long Island,” longtime former Newsday columnist Ed Lowe.

; Signed by Author 
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Foreign Correspondence The Great Reporters and Their Times, Hohenberg, John
12 Hohenberg, John Foreign Correspondence The Great Reporters and Their Times
New York Columbia University Press 1964 0231026005 / 9780231026000 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Small neatly written name in front, otherwise near fine condition. Mr. Hohenberg was born on Feb. 17, 1906, in a tenement on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. John Hohenberg, who began his journalism career as a teenager by snatching an interview with the president of the United States went on to become administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 502 pages 
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13 Inslee, Frances Archbold, Kaltenecker, Avledean Freed Mr. Parker bought a town, The story of Parkersburg, West Virginia
1949 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Philip Parsons 
This book is uncut from publishers printing. Folded up in the pages ready to cut to assemble book. No binding. Uncertain why it did not get cut or bound. It contains much historical data and photos of area. Pages are unnumbered. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Extremely rare if not unique.; Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Early Stages Scenes from a Life (Author Signed), Jackson. Anne
14 Jackson. Anne Early Stages Scenes from a Life (Author Signed)
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 1979 0316455016 / 9780316455015 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed by both Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach her husband.Anne Jackson (born September 3, 1926) is an American actress of television, stage, and screen. Jackson, the youngest of three sisters, was born Anna June Jackson in Millvale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Stella Germaine (née Murray) and John Ivan Jackson, a barber who ran a beauty parlor. Jackson's mother was of Irish Catholic background and Jackson's father, whose original name was John Jchekovitch, immigrated from Croatia in 1918.[2][3] Jackson trained at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse and The Actor's Studio. She made her Broadway debut in 1945. Her theatre credits include Summer and Smoke, Arms and the Man, Luv, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Mr. Peters' Connections, and Lost in Yonkers. She was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Paddy Chayefsky's Middle of the Night. Eli Herschel Wallach (born December 7, 1915) is an American film, television and stage actor, who gained fame in the late 1950s. For his performance in Baby Doll he won a BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer and a Golden Globe nomination. One of his most famous roles is that of Tuco in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966). Other roles include his portrayal of Don Altobello in The Godfather Part III, Calvera in The Magnificent Seven, and Arthur Abbott in The Holiday. Wallach has received BAFTA Awards, Tony Awards and Emmy Awards for his work. Wallach also has a cameo as a liquor store owner in Clint Eastwood's Mystic River. Dust is slightly soiled. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
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Tactics of Infidels, Lambert, Rev L. A.
15 Lambert, Rev L. A. Tactics of Infidels
Buffalo, NY Peter Paul and Brother 1887 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Greyish cover with black print. Cover has soiling, contents clean. A debate between Mr. B. N. Lacy author of Reply to Rev. L.A. Laobert's Notes on Ingersoll, and the author of this book, Rev. L.A. Lambert. Scarce if not rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 357 pages 
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Head Tide, Lincoln, Joseph C.
16 Lincoln, Joseph C. Head Tide
New York D. Appleton & Company 1932 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Blue cover has minor spotting. Dust has chips and tears with both front and back flap repaired with tape but now in brodart protective cover. Has former owners book plate in front. JOSEPH C. LINCOLN, author of Head Tide an Appleton publication, was born in Brewster, Mass,, on Feb. 13, 1870. Brewster is a typical Cape Cod town, settled by the Pilgrims soon after the landing at Plymouth, and was named for Elder Brewster. But Mr. Lincoln's Cape Cod, as portrayed in his stories, couldn't be found on any map. "His" Cape Cod is not bounded by stilted lines of latitude nor formal lines of longitude. If it suits the purpose of his story to locate an inlet where nature has built promontory, to erect a village in place of woods and marshes, the author has "never hesitated to do so." "Head Tide" is, like the thirty-one volumes which have preceded it in the twenty-eight years since Lincoln's first novel, "Cap'n Eri," was published [1904], about a Cape Cod community, and it is, like most of the later novels, the story of the conflict between an "import" and the natives. "Head Tide" is a good, man sized story of a good man sized job faced with courage. By this time readers are not so completely bedazzled by the quaintness of Mr. Lincoln's characters as they were at first, for they have become accustomed after thirty-one volumes to the local dialect which drove the readers of "Cap'n Eri " into spasms of glee. Scarce if not Rare with dust jacket. ; 7.30 X 5.10 X 1.30 inches 
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17 Little, Richard Henry & Peter Arno & Shelby Little The Linebook, 1927
Chicago, Ill Chicago Tribune Company 1927 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
The 1927 selections from Mr. Littles colume in the Tribune in the annual publication of A Line O' Type or Two. ; 64 pages; 
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Colonel Roosevelt, private citizen,  (Author Signed), Looker, Earle
18 Looker, Earle Colonel Roosevelt, private citizen, (Author Signed)
New York, NY Fleming H. Revell Company 1932 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover gold lettering. Cover soiled. Dust has chips, soiling, and rubs. Now in Mylar cover. Contents clean. Inscribed and signed by author, "To Emily, with the love and the affection of Bob, Earle Looker, December 1932". Mrs. Thoedore Roosevelt said: "With the White House Gang Mr. Looker gave us a picture of Mr. Roosevelt's personal sympathy and understanding. But with this new work (this book) he has so exactly expressed the trugh of his last great contribution to his country, that I wish to tell him (Mr. Looker) again of my appreciation". A rare signed copy. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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19 MacKintosh, C. H. The Great Commission
Loizeaux Brothers 1966 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Of all the groups of Christian believers that developed in the English-speaking world in the nineteenth century, the one which produced the greatest number of gifted writers was the Brethren. Of their founder himself, John Nelson Darby, over fifty substantial volumes were published. But of all this notable group of writers, the one whose works have been most frequently printed is C. H. Mackintosh, generally known as C.H.M., which is all that appeared on the title pages of his major writings.C. H. Mackintosh was born in October 1820, at Glenmalure Barricks, County Wicklow, Ireland, the son of the captain of a Highland regiment. Mackintosh was converted at the age of eighteen through the letters of a devout sister, and the prayerful reading of J. N. Darby's Operations of the Spirit. When he was twenty-four years of age, he opened a private school at Westport, but it was not long before he concluded he must give himself entirely to the ministry of the Word of God, in writing and in public speaking. Soon thereafter he felt led to establish a periodical, which he continued to edit for twenty-one years, Things New and Old.Mr. Mackintosh took a great interest in, and actively participated in, the great revival of 1859 and 1860. He died on November 2, 1896, and was buried in Cheltenham Cemetery, awaiting the resurrection morn.Now that more than one hundred years have passed since his death, it is difficult to come upon much factual detail concerning his own personal life. He was a man of a much milder spirit than J N Darby, and breathed an atmosphere of deep devotion, and a love not only for Christian believers but for lost souls. He had a gracious spirit, avoiding conflict as far as possible.Mr. Mackintosh's fame rests primarily upon the work, Notes on the Pentateuch, beginning with a volume of 334 pages on Genesis, and concluding with a two-volume work on Deuteronomy extending to over 800 pages.Another series by Mr. Mackintosh also was frequently reprinted, under the general heading of Miscellaneous Writings, seven volumes, totalling over 2500 pages, and most of it still definitely worth reading.Let me especially call attention to Mr. Mackintosh's excellent comments on Evangelization, which seem to be remarkably up-to-date in this time when we are witnessing so much world-wide evangelization. In volume 4 is a very thorough, illuminating, and sensible discussion of ninety pages on the Great Commission of Luke 24: 44-49. His statements at the very beginning are refreshing to read:"Our divine Master called upon sinners to repent and believe the gospel. Some would have us to believe that it is a mistake to call upon persons dead in trespasses and sins to do anything. "How," it is argued, "can those who are dead repent? They are incapable of any spiritual movement. They must first get the power ere they can either repent or believe."What is our reply to all this? A very simple one indeed--our Lord knows better than all the theologians in the world what ought to be preached. He knows all about man's condition--his guilt, his misery, his spiritual death, his utter helplessness, his total inability to think a single right thought, to utter a single right word, to do a single right act; and yet He called upon men to repent. This is quite enough for us. It is no part of our business to seek to reconcile seeming differences. It may seem to us difficult to reconcile man's utter powerlessness with his responsibility; but "God is His own interpreter, and He will make it plain." It is our happy privilege, and our bounder duty, to believe what He says, and do what He tells us. This is true wisdom, and it yields solid peace. ... Our Lord preached repentance, and He commanded His apostles to preach it; and they did so constantly.Because many are teaching otherwise, one rejoices to see the author's emphasis on the need for genuine repentance. In volume 3 there is a section of eighty-six pages with the general heading, "Papers on Evangelism," in the midst of which is a long and excellent commentary of Acts 16: 8-31. A few lines from these rich pages:"We increasingly feel the immense importance of an earnest, fervent gospel testimony everywhere; and we dread exceedingly any falling off therein. We are imperatively called to "do the work of an evangelist," and not to be moved from that work by any arguments or considerations whatsoever ....We observe, with deep concern, some who were once known amongst us as earnest and eminently successful evangelists, now almost wholly abandoning their work and becoming teachers and lecturers.This is most deplorable. We really want evangelists. A true evangelist is almost as great a rarity as a true pastor. Alas! alas! how rare are both! The two are closely connected ....We are perfectly aware of the fact that there is in some quarters a strong tendency to throw cold water upon the work of evangelization. There is a sad lack of sympathy with the preacher of the gospel; and, as a necessary consequence, of active co-operation with him in his work ....We have invariably found that those who think and speak slightingly of the work of the evangelist are persons of very little spirituality; and on the other hand, the most devoted, the most true-hearted, the best taught saints of God, are always sure to take a profound interest in that work ....But I find in the Gospels, and in the Acts of the Apostles, that a quantity of most blessed evangelistic work was done by persons who were not specially gifted at all, but who had an earnest love for souls, and a deep sense of the preciousness of Christ and His salvation."In the midst of these papers, our author discusses what I think is very rare in his writing, his own participation in the great revival in 1859 in Ulster.; Miscellaneous Writings Volume IV 
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He will stay till you come  The rise and fall of Skinny Walker, McCloskey, Burr
20 McCloskey, Burr He will stay till you come The rise and fall of Skinny Walker
Durham, NC Moore Pub. Co 1978 0877160902 / 9780877160908 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover with gilt lettering. Dust is in mylar cover. The author was a labor organizer and writer who ran as a third-party candidate for vice president in 1956 before opening a Chicago advertising agency, He died at the age of 80 in 2001. After World War II he returned to Akron and began working at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.--and organizing again. In 1947, he led 27 strikes, according to Mr. McCloskey's autobiographical notes. This book is about the beginnings of the United Rubber Workers union. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 291 pages 
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