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The Truth About Aimee Semple McPherson  A Symposium, Adamic, Louis, et. al.
1 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 
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2 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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Fighting for the Confederacy  The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander, Alexander, Edward Porter, Gary W. Gallagher
3 Alexander, Edward Porter, Gary W. Gallagher Fighting for the Confederacy The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
57025 The University of North Carolina Press 1989 0807818488 / 9780807818480 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Editor, Gary W. Gallagher inscribed and signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Book looks new. Rare. ; 1.81 x 9.6 x 6.53 Inches; 692 pages; ; Signed by Editor 
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4 Andrews, W. T Memorial sketches of the lives and labors of the deceased ministers of the North Alabama conference, Methodist Episcopal church, South
Nashville, Tenn Pub. House of the M.E. church, South 1912 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown Cover with gold lettering. Contents very clean.Freying to top of spine otherwise Excellent condition. Fantastic biographical snapshots of early preachers in that area of Alabama. Many historical facts. Rare. ; 1870-1912.; Photos; 359 pages 
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Ash, Ashe, Stillwell  A genealogy and history, Ashe, John Reid
5 Ashe, John Reid Ash, Ashe, Stillwell A genealogy and history
Greensboro, N. C. Ashe 1977 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering on spine. Very clean and tight. Extensive genelaogy on the Ash-Ashe-Stillwell families. Starts with photo of Stillwell Family home close toe Fontana Dam build in mid to late 1800's. . Many photos throughout. "An attempt has been made to furnish a complete record on the Ash and thier descendents who came from Virginia to Lincoln County, N.C. prior to 1800 and by 1830 were in what is now Macon and Jackson Co., NC. When tey came it was Macon and Haywood County. These counties have since been reduced in size by the formation of Cherokee Co., 1839; Jackson County, 1851; Clay County., 1861; Swain County. 1871; and Graham Co., 1872." The start is with Jesse Ash b. circa 1784 in Virginia who married Mayr Huffman from N.C. Other major surnames in book include Dietz, Stillwell, Ashe, Cabe, Crisp, DeLozier, Fullbright, Green, Jones, Parker, Patterson, Pressley, Sutton, Taylor, Walker, Wiggins, Wright, and many more. Very Rare N.C. genealogy. ; Photographs, maps & illustrations; 425 pages 
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6 Bakewell, Mary Ellis Of long ago; The children and the city
Pittsburg PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Harry Schwalb 
Very good scuffed copy. Minor scrapes to paper boards. Story of growing up in the city of Pittsburgh's North Side. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Drawings; 65 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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The will of Magda Townsend;  A novel, Banning, Margaret Culkin
7 Banning, Margaret Culkin The will of Magda Townsend; A novel
Harper & Row 1974 0060102063 / 9780060102067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare signed first edition. Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. Dust in mylar protective cover. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning (March 18, 1891 – January 4, 1982) was a best-selling American author of thirty-six novels and an early advocate of women's rights. Banning was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William E. Culkin, who served in the Minnesota state senate from 1895 to 1899. She graduated from Vassar College in 1912. She was also the first woman admitted to the Duluth Hall of Fame. She died in 1982, at age 90, in Tryon, North Carolina. She purchased the Friendly Hills estate near Tryon, North Carolina in 1936, and enjoyed the property seasonally for the remainder of her life.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[3] (Wikipedia) Rare signed copy. ; A Cass Canfield book; 7.90 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; Signed by Author 
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A treatise on church government,  Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church, Barclay, Robert
8 Barclay, Robert A treatise on church government, Formerly called Anarchy of the Ranters, &c., being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God, called in ... good order and discipline in the church
Philadelphia PA S. W. Conrad 1822 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
The original 1822 edition. Leather cover worn but contents tight and complete. Some foxing to pages. "Being a two-fold apology for the church and people of God called, in derision, Quakers. To which is added and epistle to the National meeting of Friends in Dublin concerning good order and discipline in the church" Very Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Robert Barclay (23 December 1648 – 3 October 1690) was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the 1680s, although he himself never resided in the colony. The Ranters were one of a number of nonconformist dissenting groups that emerged around the time of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660). They were largely common people, and there is plenty of evidence that the movement was widespread throughout England, though they were not organised and had no leader.[Wikipedia]Ranters were regarded as heretical by the established Church and seem to have been regarded by the government as a threat to social order. They denied the authority of churches, of scripture, of the current ministry and of services, instead calling on men to listen to the divine within them. In many ways they resemble the 14th century Brethren of the Free Spirit. Rare.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 124 pages 
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9 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Scotland Section 1 includes Sutherland, Lewis, North Uist, Isle of Skye, Ross and Cromarty, Inverness, etc.
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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The North Canton Heritage, Basner, Ruth H
10 Basner, Ruth H The North Canton Heritage
The Heritage Society of North Canton 1972 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Dust has closed tears at top otherwise very good. Map endpaper. Extensive index. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.Scarce.; Volume 1: 1805-1940; Photos and illustrations; 312 pages; Signed by Author 
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11 Beale, Louis Bernhardt George Stephen Ohio, and her heritage to America!
Newcomen Society in North America 1952 First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tan paperback booklet with black lettering. ; Newcomen address; 28 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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From Hitching Posts to Gas Pumps   A History of North Main Street, Barre, Vermont, 1875-1915, Belding, Russell J.
12 Belding, Russell J. From Hitching Posts to Gas Pumps A History of North Main Street, Barre, Vermont, 1875-1915
Potash Brook Publishing 2003 0965069931 / 9780965069939 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author.; 315 pages; Signed by Author 
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Western North Carolina  It's Mountains and It's People to 1880, Blackmun, Ora
13 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 
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Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People  (Author Signed), Bledsoe, Jerry
14 Bledsoe, Jerry Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People (Author Signed)
Charlotte, NC The East Woods Press 1980 0914788310 / 9780914788317 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. A collection of the authors best stories collected from the people he met and wrote about in the Greensboro Daily News. "Jerry Bledsoe (born 1941) is an American author and journalist known for several true crime titles based on murders in his native state of North Carolina. His journalism career, which spanned over 20 years, included newspaper work in the North Carolina Cities of Kannapolis, Charlotte, and Greensboro and work at Esquire magazine. Bledsoe also contributes investigative reports to the Rhinoceros Times, including a multi-part series detailing the controversies surrounding the Greensboro Police Department." Wikipedia. Scarce signed copy. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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15 Boyd, Charles Rufus Resources of South-West Virginia Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead. Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc ...
John Wiley & Sons 1881 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1881 printing, not reprint, but a third edition. Front hinge cracking. Has steel engravings. Folded color map in front has some tears at folds and around edges, but complete. The map says special edition and is a Geological Cross section map.There are other black and white fold out maps and tables. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls. Rare. ; Illustrations; 0.75 x 9.69 x 7.44 Inches; 378 pages 
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Why hell is like heaven, Bray, John L
16 Bray, John L Why hell is like heaven
Orlando, FL Christ for the World Fellowship 1950 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue and white booklet with photo of author on front. Smudges to cover. Intro by E. J. Daniels. Rare. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. This booklet is the exact sermon preached by the author at Severn Baptist Church, Severn, N.C. on 10-5-1950. Rare imprint.; Photograph ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 24 pages 
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Leuv-We of Kalmogorr (Light of the storm) A romance of the North Australian Bush, Brewer, Arthur Livingstone
17 Brewer, Arthur Livingstone Leuv-We of Kalmogorr (Light of the storm) A romance of the North Australian Bush
Glendale, Ca Arthur L. Brewer 1946 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover gold lettering. Great read! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages 
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The Dismal Swamp Canal (Signed by Author), Brown, Alexander Crosby
18 Brown, Alexander Crosby The Dismal Swamp Canal (Signed by Author)
Chesapeake, VA Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, Virginia 1970 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Black wraps. (paperback) Cover worn. Old newspaper clippings regarding author in taped to inside cover. Rare author signed copy. Fully indexed. The Dismal Swamp Canal is located along the eastern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia and North Carolina in the United States. It is the oldest continually operating man-made canal in the United States, opened in 1805. (Wikipedia) Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 234 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs...., Brownell, charles De Wolf
19 Brownell, charles De Wolf The Indian Races of North and South America. Comprising and account of the principal Aboriginal Races; a description their National Customs, Mythology, and Religious ceremonies; the history of their most powerful tribes, and of their celebrated Chiefs....
New York H.E. & S. S. Scranton 1854 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1854 hardback edition not a reprint. Brown quarter leather with marbled boards. Wear and fraying to edges and corners. Front hing beginning to crack otherwise tight binding. Front endpapers torn and has browning. Back endpapers missing. Text has some browning . "Numerous and diversified Colored Ilustrations, entirely new, many of which are from original designs, executed in the best style of the art, by the first artist in America."Text ends on page 636 with remaining pages "Important Eras and Dates of Interesting Events in Indian History." Content sections include: General Characteristics, American Antiquities, The Aborigines of Mexico, The Florida Indians, The Indians of Virginia, new England Indians, The Iroquios or Six nations, Pontiac's War, The Delawares, Shawanees and other tribes of the middle and western states, Indians of the Southern States, Northern Races, Various nations and Tribes between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean. South America- Tribes of the West Indies, The Aborigines of Peru, The Araucanian Race, Indian Tribes of Brazil, The Pampas Indians, The patagonians, Indian Population, and Important Eras and Dates. Scarce in this condition. Color illustrations are excellent. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 640 pages 
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Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina 1865-1939, Bumgarner, Rev. George William
20 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 
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