ABookLegacy    

 Hard to Find and Rare Books

 Americana, Local History, Genealogy, Religion, Military

 Author Signed, First Editions, and others! 

Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Book Number
Advanced Search
 
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
A Book Legacy

Promote Your Page Too
Sign Up Today for Newsletter and Discounts!





Email Marketing by VerticalResponse
 
Browse By Category
African American
Alabama
Alaska
Americana
Archaeology
Arizona
Arkansas
Art
Astronomy
Autobiography
Biography
Books On Books
Business- See Scholarly
California
Canada
Children
Colorado
Comics
Connecticut
Cookbook

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Search

Click on Book Title to view full description

 
1 Biographical Record Harrison, Ohio
Chicago, Ill J H Beers and Company 1978 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Photos, illustrations Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families. Large Heavy book.; 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
2 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 
Price: 97.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial Of Alice And Phoebe Cary, With Some Of Thier Later Poems
New York , NY Hurd and Houghton 1873 Not First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth stamped in black and gold. A little wear to edges, otherwise fine. One leaf section loose. Alice (1820-1871) and Phobe (1824-1871) were both authors, writing poetry with Alice writing short stories and novels of hardship of life in the west. Both were abolitionists and sympathetic to the woman's rights movement. Both left their Ohio homes for New York City where they supported themselves by writing--an unusual achievement for women in antibellum America. In fact, they established a well-regarded literary salon in New York. Their "at-home" Sunday evenings were frequented by Robert and Elizabeth Stoddard, Susan B. Anthony (Phoebe helped as an assistant editor on her journal Revolution) , Horace Greeley, John Greenleaf Whittier. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.80 X 1.40 inches 
Price: 18.98 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970, Asbury, Eslie
4 Asbury, Eslie The Literary Club Papers of Eslie Asbury, Vol 1, 1926-1970
Privately Printed 1970 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover with gold lettering. Inscribed "To Elizabeth Wilson, From Eslie Asbury, 12/18/70" Contains dozens of papers written by author for this time period that were presented to the Literary Club, Cincinnati, Ohio during authors 40 year membership. Includes a short historyof the club. This volume was presented to Author by his children on his seventy-fifth birthday November, 19, 1970. There was most likely no further volumes published. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Main Street on the Middle Border  (Author Signed), Atherton, Lewis
5 Atherton, Lewis Main Street on the Middle Border (Author Signed)
Bloomington IN Bedford/ St. Martin's 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 423 pages including index. Excellent condition. Book plate in front. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 Author, No Children's Mission Cook Book
Canton, OH Children's Mission of Ohio 1920 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
This is the Childrens Mission cook book from the Children's Mission in Canton Ohio. Numerous contributors included. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Contains a famous quote “We may live without poetry, music, and art;We may live without conscience, and live without heart;We may live without friends; we may live without books;But civilized man cannot live without cooks.He may live without books,—what is knowledge but grieving? 20He may live without hope,—what is hope but deceiving?He may live without love,—what is passion but pining?But where is the man that can live without dining?”? Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton ; Missing 1/08 
Price: 9.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Baldwin, James G. Autobiography of Rev. James G. Baldwin
Dayton, OH United Brethren Publishing House 1912 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Life of an itinerant preacher. During 1860's. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Photographs 
Price: 32.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Ohio  (Author Signed), Banta, R. E.
8 Banta, R. E. The Ohio (Author Signed)
New York , NY Rinehart & Company 1949 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Shenton, Edward Signed by Author
1st edition with colophon on copyright page. Signed by the author. Boards soiled. Slight water stain on cover. Bibliography and Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Rivers of America; Map & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The North Canton Heritage, Basner, Ruth H
9 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 
Price: 19.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
10 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 59.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Beach, David Ewards D. D. Sermons and Addresses
Marietta, OH Alice A Beach, Alumni of Marietta College 1890 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover, gold lettering. Very clean some pages uncut! 
Price: 17.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Atlas of Jefferson Co. , Ohio, Beers, F. W.
13 Beers, F. W. Atlas of Jefferson Co. , Ohio
Stephen City,VA Commercial Press, Ltd. 1975 Reprint; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reprint of 1871 edition. Several large fold out maps. Includes names of property owners and locations. 15.5 x 13 inches. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 37 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church, Belden, G.S. Mrs.
14 Belden, G.S. Mrs. History of the Toledo S.D.A. Church
Toledo, OH Harry A. Stone 1946 First Edition; First Printing Plastic comb binding Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
A brief history of the Toledo Seventh Day Adventist Church with a record of Church membership and giving from 1932 through 1945. Introduction by Merle L. Mills, pastor. Has photos of old church at 831 Orchard Street, the school in 1937, the Bible Tabernacle, Pastor Mills family, and an artist rendering of new church. Rare local historical work. Rare work. ; Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
15 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 
Price: 79.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
70 Songs 1890-1920 All Organ, Words, Chords, Music, Big 3 Music Corp.
16 Big 3 Music Corp. 70 Songs 1890-1920 All Organ, Words, Chords, Music
Big 3 Music Corp. 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Contains 70 unforgettable classic song: Aba daba honeymoon ; After the ball ; Alice blue gown ; Aloha oe ; Anchors aweigh ; At the jazz band ball ; Band played on ; Beautiful Ohio ; Because ; Bill Bailey, won't you please come home? ; Bird in a gilded cage ; Chlo-e ; Clarinet marmalade ; Come back to Sorrento ; Come, Josephine in my flying machine ; Darktown strutters' ball ; Fascination ; Frankie and Johnny ; Give my regards to Broadway ; Hello! Ma baby ; He's got the whole world in his hands ; I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier ; I love you truly ; I wish I had a girl ; Ida! Sweet as apple cider ; I'm always chasing rainbows ; I'm sorry I made you cry ; In my merry Oldsmobile ; In the good old summertime ; In the sweet by and by ; Ireland must be heaven ; Ja-da ; Johnson rag ; K-K-K-Katy ; Let me call you sweetheart ; Liebestraum ; Li'l Liza Jane ; Love's old sweet song ; Mary's a grand old name ; Meet me in St. Louis, Louis ; Meet me to-night in dreamland ; Melody of love ; M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I ; M-O-T-H-E-R ; My gal Sal ; O perfect love ; O sole mio ; Oh promise me! ; On the beach at Waikiki ; Over there ; Peg o' my heart ; Peggy O'Neil ; Rose room --Sensation ; Sidewalks of New York ; Song of love ; Sweet Adeline ; Sweet Rosie O'Grady ; Sweetest story ever told ; Ten little fingers and ten little toes; There's a broken heart for every light on Broadway ; Tiger rag ; Wabash blues ; Wabash Cannon Ball ; Washington and Lee swing ; What do you want to make those eyes at me for? ; When you wore a tulip ; Yankee doodle boy ; You tell me your dream ; You're a grand old flag. ; Home Library Series, Vol. 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Biles-Herzog Genealogy, Biles, Frances Herzog
17 Biles, Frances Herzog Biles-Herzog Genealogy
Santa Ana, Ca Friis-Pioneer Press 1984 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth Contains Lineage for Biles, Stierheim-Biles, Herzog, Keith, Patrick, and Matthews. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos Chats; 87 pages; 
Price: 68.38 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lore Of The Lakes, BOWEN, DANA THOMAS
18 BOWEN, DANA THOMAS Lore Of The Lakes
Cleveland OH R.E.PUBLISHING 1969 Not First Edition; Ninth Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cloth. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Fully indexed. Excellent condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs, maps & illustrations 
Price: 14.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Colonial Fights & Fighters  Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
19 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Colonial Fights & Fighters Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution
New York McClure, Phillips and Co. 1901 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gibbs Signed by Author
Tan cover with red and brown colored image of soilder and red lettering. The author inscribed "Merry Christmas to Ralph Baugh from Trinity Church, Toledo, Ohio. Cyrus Townsend Brady, Rector" on end paper. Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920) was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters. He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. His second wife was Mary Barrett. Brady's first major book, For Love of Country, whilst telling the story of a fictitious John Seymour, was actually based in part on the true heroics of Nicholas Biddle, one of the first five captains of the fledgling Continental Navy. (Wikipedia) A very handsome book! ; Illustrations; 8.25 X 6 X 1.25 inches; Signed by Author 
Price: 129.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 Butler, Mann Valley of the Ohio
Frankfort, KY Kentucky Historical Society 1971 0916968014 / 9780916968014 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with black spine and gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.Edited with biographical sketch and essay by Glenn Clift and Hambleton Tapp. Valley of the Ohio was serialized in thirty numbers of The Western Journal and Civilian magazine in 1853 by Butler. This 1971 version is the first appearance in book form of the history as Butler concluded it 0ver 116 years before this publication. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; 
Price: 24.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6 7  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to in[email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie