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1 Abshire, David M. Preventing World War III A Realistic Grand Strategy
New York , NY Harper & Row 1988 0060159863 / 9780060159863 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cover with silver print. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 331 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
2 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Last Generation Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion, Carmichael, Peter S.
3 Carmichael, Peter S. Last Generation Young Virginians in Peace, War, and Reunion
Chapel Hill NC The University of North Carolina Press 2005 080782948X / 9780807829486 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Grey colored cover with silver print. Dust looks new and now in mylar cover. Cover has slight cock otherwise as new. ; Civil War America; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages 
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Talking Peace (Author Signed)  A Vision for the Next Generation, Carter, Jimmy
4 Carter, Jimmy Talking Peace (Author Signed) A Vision for the Next Generation
New York, NY Dutton Juvenile 1993 0525449590 / 9780525449591 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
blue grey cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Signed by President Carter on title page "J. Carter". Scarce. ; Maps; 1 x 9.25 x 6.5 Inches; 208 pages; Signed by Author 
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Why not the Best? Why one man is optimistic about America's Third Century, Carter, Jimmy
5 Carter, Jimmy Why not the Best? Why one man is optimistic about America's Third Century
Nashville, Tennessee Broadman 1975 0805455612 / 9780805455618 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author, former U. S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter, on first free endpaper with inscription to J.C. Buchanan and signature "J. Carter. " Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. This book was written by Carter before he ran for President and may be his first book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Thoughts selected from the writings of the Rev. William E. Channing, Channing, William E.
6 Channing, William E. Thoughts selected from the writings of the Rev. William E. Channing
Boston, MA Crosby, Nichols, and Co. 1854 1st Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue pocket sized hardcover with gilt edges. Book in very good condition with minor browning to pages due to age. William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780-October 2, 1842), minister of the Federal Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts, 1803-42, was a spokesman during the Unitarian controversy for those liberal—or Unitarian—churches within Massachusetts' Standing Order of churches. His published sermons, lighting a path between orthodoxy and infidelity, were widely influential abroad as well as throughout the United States. His Christian humanism inspired both religious and literary features of the Transcendentalist movement. An exemplar of Christian piety and a champion of human rights and dignity, he effectively fostered social reform in areas of free speech, education, peace, relief for the poor, and anti-slavery. His pulpit orations made him, according to Emerson, "a kind of public Conscience." Channing graduated from Harvard at the head of the class of 1798. In archival sleeve for protection. Scarce if not rare. ; 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; 160 pages 
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Peace in Our Time a play in two acts and eight scenes, Coward, Noel
7 Coward, Noel Peace in Our Time a play in two acts and eight scenes
London William Heinemann 1947 First English Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Dust has chips, but now in mylar cover. Gift inscription dated 1947 (date of publication) in front. Noël Peirce Coward was born in 1899. During World War II, he remained a successful playwright, screenwriter and director, as well as entertaining the troops and even acting as an unofficial spy for the Foreign Office. Writer, actor, director, film producer, painter, songwriter, cabaret artist as well as an author of a novel, verse, essays and autobiographies, he was called by close friends ‘The Master’. His final West End appearance was Song at Twilight in 1966, which he wrote and starred in. He was knighted in 1970 and died peacefully in 1973 in his beloved Jamaica.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 106 pages 
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Versailles 1919  the Forces, Events & Personalities That Shaped the Treaty,, Czernin, Ferdinand
8 Czernin, Ferdinand Versailles 1919 the Forces, Events & Personalities That Shaped the Treaty,
New York Putnam 1964 1125320893 / 9781125320891 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First edition. Book in very good condition. Not price clipped. Dust has rubs down the front edge but now in Mylar cover. The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was This Book Uncovers The Personalities Of The Men Called Aces In World War I, And Shows The Birth Of Courage And Tenacity In Wartime Air Power. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919 in Versailles, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand which directly led to World War I. The other Central Powers on the German side of World War I signed separate treaties.[6] Although the armistice, signed on 11 November 1918, ended the actual fighting, it took six months of Allied negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace treaty. The treaty was registered by the Secretariat of the League of Nations on 21 October 1919. (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages 
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The holiest bible  The shortest bible on earth, Diamond, Allen
9 Diamond, Allen The holiest bible The shortest bible on earth
Vantage Press 1979 0533043549 / 9780533043545 First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Hardback inscribed by Author " To Janet Knebel, Hopefully this book I was inspired to write on 12 different days will bring the people of the world together in peace, understanding, and harmony. With my compliments, Alan Diamond, 2/22/80" Very rare signed edition. not price clipped. ; 46 pages; Signed by Author 
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Cold and Pure and Very Dead  A Karen Pelletier Mystery  (Author Signed), Dobson, Joanne
10 Dobson, Joanne Cold and Pure and Very Dead A Karen Pelletier Mystery (Author Signed)
New York, NY Doubleday 2000 0385493401 / 9780385493406 Stated First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
As new condition. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Dust not priced clipped. English professor Karen Pelletier is well known for her provocative manner and iconoclastic opinions, so it's no surprise that, when asked to name the Greatest Book of the Twentieth Century, she perversely cites a commercial blockbuster from the 1950s. A reprint version of Oblivion Falls, the only novel by Mildred Deakin who disappeared shortly after its publication, quickly becomes the hottest book around, an Oprah's Book Club selection and a New York Times bestseller.At the height of the media frenzy, a reporter who discovers the reclusive author on a goat farm in upstate New York, is found dead in her driveway. Would the once-notorious Milly Deakin shoot to kill in order to protect her privacy? The intrepid Professor Pelletier deploys all her literary and investigative skills to exonerate the now-embattled older woman and restore her hard-won peace. ; 0.97 x 9.55 x 6.4 Inches; 272 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Peace River pioneers, Frisbie, Louise
11 Frisbie, Louise Peace River pioneers
Bartow, Fl Imperial Publishing Company 1974 091245847X / 9780912458472 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Scarce. Inscribed and signed by author. Much history about this area of Florida located in Desoto County north of Ft. Myers and inland to the east of the Gulf. Index contains many surnames and references of pioneers and residents of the area. Excellent genealogical reference. . ; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 134 pages; Signed by Author 
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West Virginia History, A Quarterly Magazine, Vol XXVI, April 1965, Number 3, Goodall, Cecile R. (Editor)
12 Goodall, Cecile R. (Editor) West Virginia History, A Quarterly Magazine, Vol XXVI, April 1965, Number 3
Charleston, WV State Department of Archives and History 1965 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cream color paperback with black print. Among other articles this issue contains The Rives Peace Revolution. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Memoirs  (Author Signed), Gorbachev, Mikhail
13 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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History of Salem and the immediate vicinity, Columbiana County, Ohio, Hunt, George D
14 Hunt, George D History of Salem and the immediate vicinity, Columbiana County, Ohio
Evansville, IN Unigraphic 1975 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Reprint of the 1898 edition. Dark red binding with gold print. List of Civil War soldiers, Many surnames. Fully indexed. Great genealogy reference.Salem was founded by a Pennsylvanian potter, John Straughan, and a New Jersey clockmaker, Zadok Street, in 1806. The name Salem was taken from "Jerusalem", which means "city of peace". Early settlers to the city included the Religious Society of Friends (“Quakers”), which the school system’s sports teams honor by referring to themselves collectively as the "Quakers."Salem was incorporated in 1830. Scarce.; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 241 pages 
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15 Keith, Charles P. Chronicles Of Pennsylvania From the English Revolution to the Peace of Aix-La-Chapelle 1688-1748
Freeport, NY Ira J. Friedman 1969 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Two volumes , brown cloth. Ex. Library in excellent condition. This is a reprint of the 1917 edition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 2 Vols; Ex-Lib; Vol. 1 & 2 
Price: 21.26 USD
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The Fighting Sailor turned Peaceable Chirstian: manifested in the Convincement and Conversion of Thomas Lurting with a short relation of many great dangers, and wonderful deliverances, he met, Lurting, Thomas
16 Lurting, Thomas The Fighting Sailor turned Peaceable Chirstian: manifested in the Convincement and Conversion of Thomas Lurting with a short relation of many great dangers, and wonderful deliverances, he met
Leeds, England Davies and Booth 1816 Later Printing; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket 
Uneven cut paper has been rebound using beautiful marbled paper boards, gold on black title, Parchment end papers with buffered and restored text block. Very handsome presentation of the 1816 printing. There is foxing to the original pages. The recent pirate activities on the horn of Africa have sparked interest in a phenomenon which in the years of yore characterised the high seas i.e. hostage taking. Combating this ill is the primary objective of the present treatise. Through his autobiographical narrative, The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian, Thomas Lurting (1632-1713) distinguishes himself as one of the emblematic defendants of the early Quaker ideals for International Peace. In this treatise Lurting takes the fight for these ideals to the maritime scene. Most of the narrative takes place on board the Bristol Frigot, ship on board of which he was convinced. Despite staunch opposition facing the rise of Quakerism in the maritime milieu, which at the time was characterised by the spirit of belligerence, the determination of Quakers to die for their convictions, their pacific resistance ended up appealing to many a seaman who became convinced also. Numerous warring and fighting scenes constitute the ingredients for Lurting's plot development. And most especially the " ... True Account of George Pattison's Being Taken by the Turks; and How Redeemed by ..., Without Bloodshed, Putting the Turks on Shoar in their Own Country ..." Lurting makes of this episode the turning point around which he articulates his spiritual journey to illustrate the very Quaker ideal for an everlasting universal brotherhood and pacifism. Thomas Lurting was born in 1632, probably in Ireland. But he spent his childhood in London where at the age of fourteen he was impressed and forcefully taken to war in Ireland where he spent roughly two years. Upon his return to London, he was turned over into the Bristol Frigot, one of the war vessels belonging to Admiral Blake's fleet. On board this same ship he became convinced of the evils of war and decided to quit warring for the merchant service. He was however impressed many a times into the navy. He published his spiritual autobiography, The Fighting Sailor Turn'd Peaceable Christian. in 1710. Three years later, he passed away on the 30th March 1713, at the age of 81 in London and was laid to rest at Burmondsey. There is also an account of Lurting's mate George Pattison being taken by the Turks in 1663. Rare imprint.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages 
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17 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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Universal history, ancient and modern  From the earliest records of time, to the general peace of 1801, Mavor, William Fordyce
18 Mavor, William Fordyce Universal history, ancient and modern From the earliest records of time, to the general peace of 1801
New York , NY Printed by Isaac Collins and sons, for Samuel Stansbury and son 1804 1st Thus; First Impression Leather Bound Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather cover is worn. Pages yellowing. Binding tight. Volume XVIII or Vol IX of the Modern Part, the history of Hungary, Holland, and Switzerland. Printed for publisher by Hopkins and Seymour. Has an Engraving of William the Tell compelled to shoot at an apple on the head of his son opcit title page This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare. 
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The Pennsylvania Justice Of The Peace containing the law, practice, and process in proceedings before justices of the peace and aldermen in Criminal Cases with numerous precedents therein, McKinney, Mordecai
19 McKinney, Mordecai The Pennsylvania Justice Of The Peace containing the law, practice, and process in proceedings before justices of the peace and aldermen in Criminal Cases with numerous precedents therein
Pennsylvania E. Guyer, Harrisburg 1839 First Edition; First Impression Leather Bound Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound in 3/4 leather, marbled inset on covers, Gilt embossed titles, parchment end papers. Excellent rebinding work with handsome results. Contents has foxing due to age otherwise clean and tight. Also contains the laws, adjudications, forms of docket entries, process and practice relative to thier jurisdictions and its Exercise, in Civil Cases. Two vols in one. Vol 1 of Justices Criminal Jurisdiction, Vol 2 of Justices Civil Jurisdiction. Scarce if not rare in this condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages 
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Singing Warriors  A Chaplain's Anthology of Poetry on War and Peace, Nance, Ellwood C.
20 Nance, Ellwood C. Singing Warriors A Chaplain's Anthology of Poetry on War and Peace
Tampa, FL Published by the author 1956 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover, soiled, gold lettering. Very Rare Floridiana. Signed. ; p; Signed by Author 
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