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The Shepherd of the Ocean  An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times, Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland
1 Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland The Shepherd of the Ocean An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times
Gambit Inc Pubns 1969 0876450184 / 9780876450185 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first printing. Book looks new, dust has very minor rubs. Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 (or 1554) – 29 October 1618), also spelled Ralegh was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer. Raleigh was born to a Protestant family in Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne. Little is known of his early life, though he spent some time in Ireland, in Killua Castle, Clonmellon, County Westmeath, taking part in the suppression of rebellions and participating in the Siege of Smerwick. The author Jack Hale Adamson (1918–1975) was a literary scholar, biographer, teacher, and university administrator. This book was named a "Notable Book of 1969" by the New York Times. He was a Mormon and served as a missionary in Edinburg, Scotland in 1938-39. (Wikipedia) Fully indexed with bibliography.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
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2 Airne, C. W. The Story of Saxon and Norman Britain Told in Pictures Over 460 Illustrations Depicting the History of Britain in Saxon and Norman Times
Manchester, England Sankey, Hudson & Co. 1935 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Wear to cover where staples attach. Over 46 illustrations. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Bobby Allison  A Racer's Racer (Author Signed, Allison), Allison, Bobby & Tim Packman
3 Allison, Bobby & Tim Packman Bobby Allison A Racer's Racer (Author Signed, Allison)
Sports Publishing LLC 2003 1582617236 / 9781582617237 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Bobby Allison. CD is unopened like new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful rare collectors grade copy of this book. When traveling amongst the racing circles of drivers and fans alike, the mere mention of Bobby Allison causes excitement. And, rightfully so, too. He's not only one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers, the 1983 Winston Cup Series champion and tied (so they say) for third on the all-time win list at 84 victories--he is a true legend of the sport. His accomplishments on the track are still heralded and referred to as reference points in many record books. Bobby is a self-made legend--not much ever was handed to him that he didn't earn through talent and determination. Few will doubt or offer debate that, too. He has so many stories to tell that sharing them at only racing banquets, among friends and the fornutate fans who happen to run into him just doesn't seem fair. This book is a collection of his favorite stories and happenings that occurred during his illustrious career. And, the best part about all these stories is they are all told in his own words. When Bobby ! Allison tells a story, people stop and listen. Some of Bobby Allison's favorite stories of his life and times - on and off the various tracks he thrilled so many fans - is now available for you to enjoy. If you're looking for a smile or laugh from a true racing legend, then this book is for you. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 69.97 USD
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A Relation of the Fearful Estate of Francis Spira, after he turned apostate from the protestant faith to popery. Together with the miserable and woful death of several others, wh have been enemies to the Gospel of Christ, B.H.
4 B.H. A Relation of the Fearful Estate of Francis Spira, after he turned apostate from the protestant faith to popery. Together with the miserable and woful death of several others, wh have been enemies to the Gospel of Christ
London Davies and Booth 1816 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original imprint .Rebound in marble boards with parchment end papers and a beautiful label for title. Some foxing to uneven cut pages. Also the fearful estate and miserable end of John Chill, The Emperor Julian, Henry of Bullen, Henry the Fourth, The late famous French General Marshal Turenne, Latamus, Bishop Gardiner. Other additions to this book include: A Sketch of the Character of the late John Howard, A Short account of the life of The Rev. Timothy Senier, The life of Dr. Samuel Finley late President of New Jersey College. Among English Puritans, the most common and the most feared of Satan's temptations was the temptation to despair, the loss of hope in one's own salvation. Perhaps the most widely-known example of despair in the sixteenth and seventeenth century was the case of an Italian lawyer Francis Spira. In 1548, Spira converted to Lutheranism and began to spread the Lutheran message to others. Under pressure from the Catholic Church, however, he renounced his Protestant faith. He then became convinced that he was a reprobate, destined for hell. The story of Spira spread throughout Europe, surfacing in sermons and treatises dealing with despair. In England, an account of Spira's case by a first-hand witness, Matteo Gribalde, appeared in 1550. The most influential English account of Spira, however, was written by Nathaniel Bacon in 1638. Bacon's Fearefull Estate of Francis Spira, based on the original Latin records, became an instant best-seller and was reissued ten times in England and eight times in the American colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. For anti-Puritans, Spira's case exemplified the dangers of the Calvinist teachings of predestination and human corruption. Puritans, however, empathized with Spira, seeing Spira's condition as simply an extreme example of the experience of all godly Christians. Rare works. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 80 pages 
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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
5 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The American Indian as a sea-fighter in Colonial times (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn) (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn), Beck, Horace Palmer
6 Beck, Horace Palmer The American Indian as a sea-fighter in Colonial times (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn) (Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic, Conn)
The Marine Historical Assoc 1959 Various Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan cover, spine sun faded.; Illustrations; 92 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Sarasota Times Past  A Reflective Collection of the Florida Gulf Coast, Bergen, Bernice Brooks
7 Bergen, Bernice Brooks Sarasota Times Past A Reflective Collection of the Florida Gulf Coast
Valiant Pr 1993 096334613x / 9780963346131 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks almost new. ; Photographs; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 132 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People  (Author Signed), Bledsoe, Jerry
8 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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Colonial Churches in Virginia,, Brock, Henry Irving
9 Brock, Henry Irving Colonial Churches in Virginia,
Richmond, VA The Dale Press 1930 Limited Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
This is the 1930 first edition that is #1249 of 1980 copies. Signed by author. Introduction by Hamilton James Eckenrode. Henry Irving Brock (1876-1961) was the son of Henry Clay Brock a professor at the Hampden-Sidney College (the College). Henry Irving Brock was a tutor at the College 1895-1896 and later an associate editior of the New York Times Saturday Magazine. Hamilton James Eckenrode (30 April 1879–27 September 1952), who wrote the Introduction to Colonial Churches in Virginia, historian and archivist, was born James H. Eckenrode and was the son of Hamilton John Eckenrode and Mary Elizabeth Myer Eckenrode, of Fredericksburg. He graduated from Fredericksburg College in 1898, and spent one year at the University of Virginia taking courses in chemistry, English literature, geology, and Greek before entering the Johns Hopkins University. There he received a doctorate in history in 1905 following publication the previous year of his dissertation, The Political History of Virginia during the Reconstruction. Scarce.; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 67.97 USD
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A Company of Heroes   Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us, Brotherton, Marcus
10 Brotherton, Marcus A Company of Heroes Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us
New York Berkley Caliber 2010 0425234207 / 9780425234204 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by four of the band of brothers from Easy Company, Brad Freeman, Earl McClung, Buck Compton, and Bob Noody. Signings witnessed by bookseller in 2010. A revealing portrait of the lives of the men who fought for our freedom during some of the darkest days the world has ever known-men who returned home with a newfound wisdom and honor that they passed on to their families and who continue to inspire new generations of Americans. Compiled from the veterans' notes, journals, letters, photographs, and the author's personally conducted interviews with the surviving contributors, this unique volume features the never-before-told stories of the Band of Brothers from more than twenty children and other family members. Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extremely Rare if not unique due to the multiple signatures..; Photographs; 1.5 x 9.6 x 7.1 Inches; 368 pages; p; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 169.97 USD
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Fat Tuesday  (Author Signed), Brown, Sandra
11 Brown, Sandra Fat Tuesday (Author Signed)
New York Warner Books 1997 0446516325 / 9780446516327 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown's latest romantic thriller is set against the lively and decadent backdrop of New Orleans--where, to avenge the acquittal of his partner's murderer, a policeman kidnaps the defense lawyer's wife. Scarce. ; 1.5 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; p; Signed by Author 
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
12 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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BEAR  THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT, Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood
13 Bryant, Paul W. and John Underwood BEAR THE HARD LIFE AND GOOD TIMES OF ALABAMA'S COACH BRYANT
Boston, MA Little Brown & Co. 1974 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black and red cover. Has some yellowing to pages. Old price inside front cover. Paul W. (Bear) Bryant's story in his own words. Together with John Underwood a Sports Illustrated writer, Bryant tells of his years coaching football from his days at Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A & M, and Alabama where he coached people not football. Fully indexed with some yellow spots on edges. Unclipped dust with price intact now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare in this condition.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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14 Burt, Jesse C. & Jr. Robert T. Quarles Nashville Its Life and Times
Nashville, Tenn Tennessee Book Company 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Beige cloth cover with good dust jacket. Fully indexed. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs; 182 pages 
Price: 13.66 USD
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On the Grind  A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed), Cannell, Stephen J.
15 Cannell, Stephen J. On the Grind A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Press 2009 0312366280 / 9780312366285 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed " To Sandra, Stephen Cannell" on title page. On the heels of Three Shirt Deal, a New York Times bestseller, comes an electrifying new thriller from Stephen J. Cannell in which Lt. Shane Scully is accused of evidence tampering and his wife, Alexa, discovers Shane’s been having an affair with a beautiful movie star. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; 9.30 X 6.50 X 1.20 inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
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16 Chadwick, William The Life and Times of Daniel De Foe; With Remarks Digressive and Discursive
John Russell Smith 1859 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good 
Red cloth binding has freying and hinges weak. Otherwise very good condition and clean contents. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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17 Chilton, Rev. C. L. Eternal Punishment A Tract For the Times
Nashville, Tenn Pentecostal Mission Pub. Co. ca 1930 1st Thus; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Green booklet with black print. Rare booklet by famous holiness preacher. May have chips and yellowing. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Possibly no publication date in item. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo; 83 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History, Cloutier, Philip R.
18 Cloutier, Philip R. A Supplementary index to J. Winston Coleman, Jr.'s A Bibliography of Kentucky History
Louisville, KY Privately Printed 1964 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of this index. J. Winston Coleman, Jr. was a native of Lexington, Ky. He received degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky and was president of the general contracting firm of Coleman & Davis, Inc. In the 1930s his interest turned toward Kentucky history. His first book, MASONRY IN THE BLUEGRASS, was published in 1933. In 1936 Coleman retired to Winburn, his Lexington farm, in order to devote time to historic research and writing. He wrote more than a dozen books and pamphlets, including STAGECOACH DAYS IN THE BLUEGRASS (1835), SLAVERY TIMES IN KENTUCKY (1940), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF KENTUCKY HISTORY (1940), LEXINGTON DURING THE CIVIL WAR (1968) and HISTORIC KENTUCKY (1967). ; Photocopy Only; ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The Heritage of Russell County, Alabama, Committee
19 Committee The Heritage of Russell County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants 2003 1891647636 / 9781891647635 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green leather like cover with gilt print. Large heavy book. Russell County was established by an act of the state general assembly on December 18, 1832, from lands ceded to the state by the Creek Indians. The county seat has changed several times: Girard (1833–1839), Crawford originally Crockettsville (1839–1868), Seale (1868–1935) and Phenix City (1935–present). It was named for War of 1812, Col. Gilbert Christian Russell, Sr., 1782–1861, 3rd U.S. Infantry. Its county seat is Phenix City. Its name is in honor of Colonel Gilbert C. Russell, who fought in the wars against the Creek Indians.; Heritage of Alabama series; Vol. 57; Photographs, illustrations, charts; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 586 pages 
Price: 159.97 USD
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20 Culley, J. m. & Yes H.R.M. T-A AND JACKIE
Norfolk, VA Jacqueline McKay Culley 1990 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Author Signed by Author
Black cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. According to newspaper clipping in book there were only 244 copies made. All were handmade by author. Inscribed by author. H.R.M. stands for Hugh Rawlett McKay. llustrations of old postcards and letterheads; preface describes the book as "an authoritive sequel of events, covering the true saga of the lives and times of a newspaper publishing company." Norfolk, Virginia based. Scarce.; Author Signed; Photocopy of Photos, drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 307 pages; Signed by Author 
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