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Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Old Purchase South, Bigelow, Stephanie S.
1 Bigelow, Stephanie S. Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Old Purchase South
Long Island, NY Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society 1968 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Limited edition #857 of 1,000 copies. The cover has pencil marks and the front and back endpapers have pencil marks with some being erased. A few pages have brown spots to edges. Fully Indexed with many surnames and maps(drawings) from the 1800's of the area. Bellport is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The village is named after the Bell family, early settlers of the area. The public education system in Bellport makes up the South Country Central School District consisting of six schools, three elementary schools (Kindergarten – grade 3), Frank P. Long Intermediate School (grades 4–5), Bellport Middle School (grades 6–8) and Bellport High School. Bellport is in the town of Brookhaven and is on the South Shore of Long Island. Extensive bibliography and index. Scarce. ; Photographs & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages 
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Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Old Purchase South, Bigelow, Stephanie S.
2 Bigelow, Stephanie S. Bellport and Brookhaven A Saga of the Old Purchase South
Long Island, NY Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society 1968 Limited Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Limited edition #857 of 1,000 copies. Book looks new and never read. Fully Indexed with many surnames and maps(drawings) from the 1800's of the area. Bellport is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The village is named after the Bell family, early settlers of the area. The public education system in Bellport makes up the South Country Central School District consisting of six schools, three elementary schools (Kindergarten – grade 3), Frank P. Long Intermediate School (grades 4–5), Bellport Middle School (grades 6–8) and Bellport High School. Bellport is in the town of Brookhaven and is on the South Shore of Long Island. Extensive bibliography and index. Scarce. ; Photographs & Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 126 pages 
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3 Burder, George Village sermons; or, Fifty-two plain and short discourses on the principal doctrines of the Gospel intended for the use of families, Sunday-schools, ... for religious instruction in country villages
New York, NY American Tract Society 1857 Revised Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering.; 571 pages 
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
4 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Dance family in Virginia,, Campbell, Leslie Lyle
5 Campbell, Leslie Lyle The Dance family in Virginia,
Lexington, VA Leslie Lyle Campbell 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue-grey hardcover with gilt lettering. "The Virginia Dance family first settled in Surry Co, Va. Thomas Dance who may be called the founder of the Dances in Virginia b 1675" Many Dance family references. Rare first edition. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 134 pages; 
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The Medley of Richmond Hill House, Vol 1, No. 5, August 1916, Caputi, Daniel A.  (Editor)
6 Caputi, Daniel A. (Editor) The Medley of Richmond Hill House, Vol 1, No. 5, August 1916
New York The Clubs of Richmond Hill House 1916 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback magazine/booklet. Paper cover may show soiling and chipping due to age. Other articles by Joseph A. Tacola, Daniel Caputi, Vincent Cicatelli, and Romulado Bufano. Also an article by Hon. Arthur Woods from the NYPD. A very rare if not unique social magazine published by The Richmond Hill House located at 28 Macdougal Street, New York, NY. Contains many ads from local New York City and Greenwich Village businesses. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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History of Pembroke, N. H. 1730-1895  Vol 1 Historical, Carter, Rev. N. F. & Hon. T. L. Fowler
7 Carter, Rev. N. F. & Hon. T. L. Fowler History of Pembroke, N. H. 1730-1895 Vol 1 Historical
Concord, NH The Republican Press Association 1895 1298689902 / 9781298689900 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1895 printing not a reprint. Brown cover shows slight rubs. Contains fold out photos, maps, etc. Many engraved portraits. Scarce if not rare. Table of contents includes 36 chapters and Addenda. Last chapter says "Important Events in Pembroke and Elsewhere"."Pembroke is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. ] Pembroke includes part of the village of Suncook. First granted in 1728, the town was known as "Lovewell's Town", in honor of Captain John Lovewell, who built the stockade at Ossipee. Shortly afterward, the town took the name of "Suncook", the Pennacook Abenaki name for the river flowing through the area. When the town was incorporated in 1759 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, it was given the name "Pembroke" in honor of Henry Herbert, ninth Earl of Pembroke in southern Wales." Wikipedia. The center of population of New Hampshire is located in Pembroke.[We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Vol. 1; Photographs, maps, charts & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 428 pages; p 
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Colora Cecil County,Maryland..How The Village Originated And Related History 1869-1997, Conrad, Nancy B., Hazel E. Jenkins (Editors)
8 Conrad, Nancy B., Hazel E. Jenkins (Editors) Colora Cecil County,Maryland..How The Village Originated And Related History 1869-1997
Baltimore, MD Gateway Press 1997 Limited Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Nancy B. Conrad 
#448 of 500 limited edition printing. Red Cover with Gold print. Very clean and tight. Colora is an unincorporated community in western Cecil County, Maryland in the United States, near Conowingo and Port Deposit.It is the location of Colora Meetinghouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.The West Nottingham Academy Historic District was listed in 1990. Contains several maps and photos of area throughout the years. Has stories about the area along with places of interest. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Very rare. ; Drawings, Maps, Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages 
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Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803, Cornwell, Bernard
9 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803
London Harper Collins 1998 0002256304 / 9780002256308 1st UK; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. With the return of the brave English sergeant Richard Sharpe--here, to battle the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India in 1803--Bernard Cornwell claims his rightful place alongside Patrick O'Brian as a contemporary master of historical narrative. Sharpe's Triumph is a riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases the deft blend of suspenseful military adventure and sweeping historical detail that has made each new installment of the Richard Sharpe series a number one bestseller in Great Britain and around the world. In the four years since he earned his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, young Richard Sharpe has lead a peaceful existence. But this relatively easy life meets with a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack at the hands of Major William Dodd, a cold-blooded English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation.Sharpe rises from the killing field at Fort Chasalgaon vowing to avenge his dead comrades, even if it means pursuing the turncoat Dodd to the very ends of the continent. It is a quest that takes him deep into the heart of enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded, where ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty, forcing Sharpe to guard against attacks from enemy and friend.The paths of treachery ultimately lead to the small village of Assaye, where Sharpe's company joins the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley--the future Duke of Wellington--to take on the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley bravely seizes an unexpected geographical advantage and charges into the white heat of a battle that will make his reputation. It is a bloody confrontation that will make Sharpe's name, too--but first he must survive the carnage and live to tell the tale of what will be remembered as one of the greatest battles of its century. May have minor dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time otherwise as new condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
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Times Gone By Woodstock, Views of an Early Vermont Village  (Author Signed), Curtis, Will & Jane and Frank Lieberman
10 Curtis, Will & Jane and Frank Lieberman Times Gone By Woodstock, Views of an Early Vermont Village (Author Signed)
Woodstock, Vt Authors 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Paperback in fair to good condition. Some sun fading around edges. Signed by both Curtis authors, not Lieberman. Includes antique photos from 1854 to 1934 and historical text. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 pages; Signed by Author 
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11 Delavan, Elizabeth Upstate Village
New York , NY North Country Books 1975 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! UPSTATE VILLAGE presents a picturesque account in anecdotal style of how the village of Seneca Falls in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of upstate NewYork came into being. In a series of episodes it recounts how the town grew; how it prospered; who lived there, and what they did. It covers a period from 1787 to the beginning of World War I . . . The book abounds in rich Americana plus a ?avor all its own. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
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Four Quartets, Eliot, T. S.
12 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1943 0151330530 / 9780151330539 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Original Dust Jacket on First American Edition book. Dust has $2.00 price not clipped, there is a 1/8 inch x 2 1/2 inch tear at top edge of dust and two minor chips. (see photo Black cloth boards has some discoloration spots and corners are slightly dented and cover lightly worn, spine lettered in gilt is faded. First Printing of the First Edition, First issue, with the "First American Edition" statement listed on the copyright page which is one of only 788 copies thus issued. Has the signature of a former owner Evelyn V. Estes on front endpaper with otherwise clean contents. Some browning to endpapers. Nine (9) of Eliot's works listed opposite title page with Four Quartets listed last. First issue dust jacket has nine works on back of dust jacket ending with Old Possum's and back flap of dust is blank. Contents page of Eliot's wartime masterpiece includes four works Burt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Litle Gidding together in one book that formerly had been published seperately.. East Coker is the village in Somerset from which Eliot's ancestors departed for the New World in 1669; Burnt Norton refers to the Gloucestershire manor house erected on the foundation of a house that burned to the ground in the seventeenth century; The Dry Salvages is a group of rocks off Cape Ann, and so harks to the poet's New England roots, and Little Gidding was the manor in Huntingdonshire that was the destination of poets' pilgrimages as the site where Nicholas Ferrar founded an Anglican religious community in the mid-seventeenth century. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. A very good collector's grade item. Scarce if not rare. ; 8.70 X 5.60 X 0.40 inches; 39 pages 
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Oysterville  Roads to Grandpa's Village, Espy, Willard; Thollander, Earl
13 Espy, Willard; Thollander, Earl Oysterville Roads to Grandpa's Village
Clarkson Potter 1977 First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Earl Thollander 
Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Ilustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.97 USD
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Straight  (Author Signed), Francis, Dick
14 Francis, Dick Straight (Author Signed)
Putnam 1989 0399134700 / 9780399134708 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by Author "Bill and Debbie, Hi. Dick Francis". Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Ex-jockey, Derek Franklin, inherits his brother's jewellery business, mistress and some shadowy business associates. When expensive diamonds go missing, his only hope of survival is to identify his brother's enemies. From the author of "The Edge" and "Odds Against".From the authors obit: Richard Stanley Francis, jockey and writer, born 31 October 1920; died 14 February 2010. Dick Francis, who has died aged 89, was a unique figure, a champion steeplechase jockey who, without any previous apparent literary bent, became an international bestselling writer, the author of 42 crime novels, selling more than 60m copies in 35 languages. Right from the start, with Dead Cert in 1962, the Dick Francis thriller showed a mastery of lean, witty genre prose reminiscent – sometimes to the point of comic parody – of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. It was an American style that many clever people in England had attempted to reproduce without much success, and it was a wonder how a barely educated former jump jockey was able to do the trick with such effortless ease. People said his highly educated wife wrote the books for him. It was a mystery that was never satisfactorily solved. However, After his wifes death in 2000, when no new crime novels appeared, it looked as if Mary might have written them. But then, six years later, Francis came out of retirement to produce Under Orders, which had all the old Francis flavour. The next year, 2007, he published Dead Heat, then Silks (2008) and Even Money (2009).The most dramatic incident in his racing career was also a mystery. In the Grand National at Aintree in 1956, his mount Devon Loch, the Queen Mother's horse trained by Peter Cazalet, had jumped all the fences and, well ahead, only 50 yards from the finish, without another horse near him, suddenly collapsed and was unable to continue. The plots (of Francis' books, too, ran to a formula. Some reviewers protested that racing could not be as crooked as depicted in the Francis novels, but real life (as in the case of the Shergar kidnapping) came in to prove how realistic his stories were. Born at Coedcanlas Farm in the Pembrokeshire village of Lawrenny, Francis came from a line of farming gentry and horsemen. His father was a show rider and manager of hunting stables, his grandfather a farmer and gentleman jockey. Uncles on both sides of his family were Masters of Foxhounds. The family home was a beautiful old farmhouse but it had neither gas nor electricity and was lit by candlelight. As well as the thrillers, he wrote his autobiography, The Sport of Queens (1957), and Lester (1986), a biography of Lester Piggott.. From the authors obit: Richard Stanley Francis, jockey and writer, born 31 October 1920; died 14 February 2010. Dick Francis, who has died aged 89, was a unique figure, a champion steeplechase jockey who, without any previous apparent literary bent, became an international bestselling writer, the author of 42 crime novels, selling more than 60m copies in 35 languages. Right from the start, with Dead Cert in 1962, the Dick Francis thriller showed a mastery of lean, witty genre prose reminiscent – sometimes to the point of comic parody – of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. It was an American style that many clever people in England had attempted to reproduce without much success, and it was a wonder how a barely educated former jump jockey was able to do the trick with such effortless ease. People said his highly educated wife wrote the books for him. It was a mystery that was never satisfactorily solved. However, After his wifes death in 2000, when no new crime novels appeared, it looked as if Mary might have written them. But then, six years later, Francis came out of retirement to produce Under Orders, which had all the old Francis flavour. The next year, 2007, he published Dead Heat, then Silks (2008) and Even Money (2009).The most dramatic incident in his racing career was also a mystery. In the Grand National at Aintree in 1956, his mount Devon Loch, the Queen Mother's horse trained by Peter Cazalet, had jumped all the fences and, well ahead, only 50 yards from the finish, without another horse near him, suddenly collapsed and was unable to continue. The plots (of Francis' books, too, ran to a formula. Some reviewers protested that racing could not be as crooked as depicted in the Francis novels, but real life (as in the case of the Shergar kidnapping) came in to prove how realistic his stories were. Born at Coedcanlas Farm in the Pembrokeshire village of Lawrenny, Francis came from a line of farming gentry and horsemen. His father was a show rider and manager of hunting stables, his grandfather a farmer and gentleman jockey. Uncles on both sides of his family were Masters of Foxhounds. The family home was a beautiful old farmhouse but it had neither gas nor electricity and was lit by candlelight. As well as the thrillers, he wrote his autobiography, The Sport of Queens (1957), and Lester (1986), a biography of Lester Piggott.; 1.6 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 323 pages; Ex-jockey, Derek Franklin, inherits his brother's jewellery business, mistress and some shadowy business associates. When expensive diamonds go missing, his only hope of survival is to identify his brother's enemies. From the author of "The Edge" and "Odds Against".; Signed by Author 
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Colonial village, Frost, John E
15 Frost, John E Colonial village
Kittery Historical Society 1980 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with gold lettering.; 82 pages 
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Tales of Old Lloyd Harbor Historical Accounts of a Long Island Village in Archive, Legend, and Personal Recollection, Hunt, George P
16 Hunt, George P Tales of Old Lloyd Harbor Historical Accounts of a Long Island Village in Archive, Legend, and Personal Recollection
New York Village of Lloyd Harbor 2001 0970314604 / 9780970314604 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback, never issued as hardback. has fold to front cover otherwise fine condition. Contents clean and binding tight. History of the area with many photographs, maps, and genealogical material. ; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages 
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Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr, JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF)
17 JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF) Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr
Marktoberdorf/Allgau Heimatkreis Holhenelbe/ Risengebirge E.V. 1986 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1986 reprint. Two volume set. Red covers with black engraving and gold print on cover. Written in German. This is the 1986 reprint of the first edition 1907-1915. Written in German with rough translation from German " Outside titled "History of the High Elber district." - First to geostatistics and geophysics, weather, flora & fauna, people and life of the people (dialect, dress, etc., folklore, superstitions, habits and customs, legends and folk tales), agriculture, trade and industry, trade u . traffic, spiritual culture, political conditions, welfare services ... In particular, the local churches Spindleruv Mlyn, Friedrichstal, Krause chalets, Ochs ditch Hackel, Upper Hohenelbe, Hohenelbe, Harta; Hennersdorf Pelsdorf, Pomeranian village Niederhof, Upper Langenau means Langenau low Langenau Schwarzental, Lauterwasser, forestry, Mönchdorf, Porsch joke, Arnau, Polke village, Moors Hermann iron, Arnsdorf, Tschermna, Kottwitz, upper and Lower oil, oil-Döberney, Kleinborowitz, Anseith, Oberprausnitz, Niederprausnitz, Switschin, Grossborowitz, Nedarsch, Widach, Stupna, Stückau, Starkenbach, Huttendorf, Benetzko. - With a "look back at the years 1915-1985" in Vol 1 (it references to "meritorious Riesengebirgler" as the musicologist Paul Nettl (1889-1972) and the writer Franz Fühmann (1922-1984)" Scarce.; National and local history of the district chief of the German Elbe River and the communities in the West and neighboring jur; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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18 Larson, Robert H., Richard J. Morris, John F. Piper, Jr. Williamsport Frontier Village to Regional Center
Windsor Publications 1984 0897811100 / 9780897811101 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
White cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Fully indexed.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 36.46 USD
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Rukkivihud rehe all, Liiv, Juhan
19 Liiv, Juhan Rukkivihud rehe all
Tallinn, Estonia EEsti Riiklik Kirhastus 1964 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Written in Estonian. Poetry. Beautiful woodcuts. Juhan Liiv (30 April [O.S. 18 April] 1864 in Allatzkiwwi – 1 December [O.S. 18 November] 1913) in Werbach-Kosse) is one of Estonia's most famous poets.Liiv was born into an extremely poor family in the village of Allatzkiwwi, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire. Despite their poverty, Liiv's parents sent him to Dorpat (present-day Tartu) to study at the Hugo Treffner Gymnasium. Illness forced Liiv to leave school and return home, where he wrote poetry and occasional columns for the Olevik newspaper. His poetry starkly contrasted that of his contemporaries, and was therefore largely ignored.; Wood block prints; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages 
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Head Tide, Lincoln, Joseph C.
20 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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