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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 (19181975) 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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The Old Merchants of New York City, Barrett, Walter (Clerk)
2 Barrett, Walter (Clerk) The Old Merchants of New York City
New York , NY Carleton Publishers 1863 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1863 printing not a reprint. Book has been repaired with new spine, endpapers, and original boards with some minor damage to edges of original cover. Fully indexed with many surnames. A fascinating accout of various merchants in New York city containing valuable reference materal, family history references, and historical details. Many details about the various businesses and business interest of specific merchants.The first chapters were originally published in the New York Leader and the "unexpected popularity of the papers, and the constantly increasing demand for back numbers, have induced him to revise them and offer them to the reader in present form." Also contains many accounts of the merchants, their businesses and their families.We provide free delivery tracking on US orders. Scarce original printing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages 
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The open door on the old Barbary Coast, Bixler, Raymond Walter
3 Bixler, Raymond Walter The open door on the old Barbary Coast
New York , NY Pageant Press 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Fully indexed. Inscribed and signed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. rare.; 204 pages; Signed by Author 
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4 Blair, Walter & Franklin J. Meine Half Horse Half Alligator The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend
Chicago, Ill The University of Chicago Press 1956 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Includes bibliography. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages 
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Boeing B-52  A Documentary History, Boyne, Walter
5 Boyne, Walter Boeing B-52 A Documentary History
Smithsonian 1982 0874742463 / 9780874742466 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Grey cover. Some yellowing to end papers. Dust has been neatly glued by former owner to prevent loss. Numerous photos, figures, and illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Cross-Roads - Poems, Brown, Ina Ladd
6 Brown, Ina Ladd Cross-Roads - Poems
Francestown, NH Golden Quill Press 1970 0823301540 / 9780823301546 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with gold lettering. Dust jacket in poor condition with a tear, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Inscribed by author on end paper. Some soiling. Rare copy. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 80 pages; Signed by Author 
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Echoes, Brown, Ina Ladd
7 Brown, Ina Ladd Echoes
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Press 1979 0823302997 / 9780823302994 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author 
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Homespun, Brown, Ina Ladd
8 Brown, Ina Ladd Homespun
Francestown, NH The Golden Quill Prss 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover. Dust jacket shows wear and has minor soiling, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. Clean contents. Inscribed by author on end paper. Rare. na Ladd was born in Sebec, Maine to Walter S. and Carolyn Loring Ladd. She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and Shaw Business College in Portland. She was secretary to three chief justices and one associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. In 1955, she became the personal secretary of John W. Ballou of the firm Mitchell-Ballou. She was married to Harold P. Brown and in the late 1940s co-founded the Bangor Civic Theater, of which she was a past president and active member.During this time she wrote four plays and also directed, produced, and acted in several productions and was awarded a distinguished service trophy. Brown served three terms as president of the Poetry Fellowship of Maine, twelve years as executive secretary, and two terms as member of Board of Review. Her other positions include vice president of the National League of American Pen Women, Pine Tree Branch; member of Maine Writers Research Club; and member of Radio-TV Women.Brown published several volumes of poetry. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Women and the International Who's Who in Poetry. Brown has won more contest prizes at the Maine Writers Conference over ten years than any other writer, including the judges' First Prize and the Richard Recchia Award, for her contribution to poetry in Maine. She died in 1985. (Thanks to UNE Maine Women Writers Collection).; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Author 
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The Heritage of Clarke County, Alabama, Davis-chairman, Walter & Reba Davis-treasurer & Jeanette White-family coordinator & Inez Fleming-topical coordinator & Cassie Gibby Perkins & Ramona Larrimore & Roy Laverne Mott & Jean Payne
9 Davis-chairman, Walter & Reba Davis-treasurer & Jeanette White-family coordinator & Inez Fleming-topical coordinator & Cassie Gibby Perkins & Ramona Larrimore & Roy Laverne Mott & Jean Payne The Heritage of Clarke County, Alabama
Clanton, Al Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc. 2001 1891647407 / 9781891647406 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Red leatherlike cover with gilt print. Looks new. Clarke County was established on December 10, 1812 by the Mississippi Territory. The county had numerous forts, built by settlers for protection during the Creek War (18131814). One of the most notable was Fort Sinquefield.[5] The first county seat was Clarkesville, founded in 1820. The seat was moved to Macon, later renamed Grove Hill, in 1831. During the American Civil War, the county was notable for its salt production. The county seat is Grove Hill. The county was created by the legislature of the Mississippi Territory in 1812. It is named in honor of General John Clarke of Georgia, who was later elected governor of that state.; The Heritage of Alabama Series; Vol. 13; Photographs, Charts, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 337 pages 
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The South African Quirt  (Author Signed), Edmonds, Walter D.
10 Edmonds, Walter D. The South African Quirt (Author Signed)
Little Brown & Co (T) 1985 0316211532 / 9780316211536 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. First Edition stated. Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1985. Good/Good dust jacket condition. THE SOUTH AFRICAN QUIRT IS A CLASSIC TALE OF A BOY'S RITE OF PASSAGE, DRAMATICALLY HEIGHTENED BY THE TERRIFYING STRUGGLE THE BOY, NATTY DUNSTON, MUST UNDERGO AT THE HANDS OF HIS TYRANNICAL FATHER.... May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 186 pages; Signed by Author 
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St. Petersburg and Its People, Fuller, Walter P. &  charts Illustrated by B/W photos
11 Fuller, Walter P. & charts Illustrated by B/W photos St. Petersburg and Its People
Great Outdoors Publishing Co 1972 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Green cover with gold print. Dust has chips, but now in mylar cove. Incluedes a seperate index with many surnames. Scarce. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
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Mutiny on the Pedro Varela;  The adventures of a twentieth century whaleman, Hammond, Walter
12 Hammond, Walter Mutiny on the Pedro Varela; The adventures of a twentieth century whaleman
Marine Historical Association 1956 Various Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan cover with brown print. Sun faded spine otherwise fine condition. ; Marine Historical Association. [Publication]; 88 pages 
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Mischief in the Mountains, Hard, Walter R. Jr.
13 Hard, Walter R. Jr. Mischief in the Mountains
Montpelier, Vt Vermont Life Magazine 1970 0828901171 / 9780828901178 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Jane Clark Brown 
1st edition. Very nice copy with nice dust. Thirteen true tales of mystery about the area of the Green Mountains of Vermont. The author Walter Hard, Jr. was the editor of Vermont Life (1950-1972), Walter Hard Jr., defined and established the magazine as a nationally recognized voice for Vermont. He was the son of long-established Vermont poets Walter R. Hard and Margaret Hard. Dust now in mylar protective cover.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 
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Kings of fortune;  Or, the triumphs and achievements of noble, self-made men, Houghton, Walter R
14 Houghton, Walter R Kings of fortune; Or, the triumphs and achievements of noble, self-made men
Chicago, Ill Loomis National Library Association 1884 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with black trim and gold print. Very nice binding. Front hinge cracking but not bad. Contents are very clean and bright. Excellent genealogical reference for several notable figures in many professions. Scarce in this condition. ; 621 pages 
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
15 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Bicentennial History of Gorham, Maine 1736-1936, Johnson, Walter H.
16 Johnson, Walter H. Bicentennial History of Gorham, Maine 1736-1936
Westbrook, Me General Comittee of the Bicentennial 1936 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Hayden L.V. Anderson 
Original not a reprint. Red cover with gold lettering. Some slight freying to top of spine. Clean contents. Scarce.; Illustrations; 171 pages 
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John Halcyon's father, Locke, Walter
17 Locke, Walter John Halcyon's father
Yellow Springs, OH The Antioch press 1945 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; pages; Signed by Author 
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Lonely Vigil  Coastwatchers of the Solomons, Lord, Walter
18 Lord, Walter Lonely Vigil Coastwatchers of the Solomons
Viking 1977 0670437654 / 9780670437658 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in good to very good condition. "The Coastwatchers, also known as the Coast Watch Organisation, Combined Field Intelligence Service or Section C, Allied Intelligence Bureau, were Allied military intelligence operatives stationed on remote Pacific islands during World War II to observe enemy movements and rescue stranded Allied personnel. They played a significant role in the Pacific Ocean theatre and South West Pacific theatre, particularly as an early warning network during the Guadalcanal campaign. In early November 1942, two coastwatchers named Read and Mason on Bougainville Island radioed early warnings to the United States Navy about Japanese warship and air movements (citing the numbers, type, and speed of enemy units) preparing to attack the US Forces in the Solomon Islands. Admiral William Halsey, Jr. later said that the two men had saved Guadalcanal because their reports allowed US forces to launch aircraft in time to engage the attackers." Wikipedia. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages 
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19 Lowrie, Walter Gaudium Crucis A Meditation for Good Friday Upon the Seven Words From the Cross
New York , NY Longmans, Green and Co 1905 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover, soiled. Inscribed by author 1923. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 117 pages; Signed by Author 
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Lowney's Cook Book, Illustrated in Colors; a New Guide for the Housekeeper, Especially Intended As a Full Record of Delicious Dishes Sufficient for Any Well-To-Do Family, Clear Enough for the Beginner, and Complete Enough for Ambitious Providers, Prepared, Maria Willett Howard (Author)
20 Maria Willett Howard (Author) Lowney's Cook Book, Illustrated in Colors; a New Guide for the Housekeeper, Especially Intended As a Full Record of Delicious Dishes Sufficient for Any Well-To-Do Family, Clear Enough for the Beginner, and Complete Enough for Ambitious Providers, Prepared
Boston, MA The Walter M. Lowney Co 1912 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Revised Edition. Prepared and revised by one of the most experienced and successful teachers of cooking in the country, as the latest fruits of practical and scientific knowledge of the art. Scarce 1912 edition. Wear to hinge area and corners show fraying. ; Illustrated 
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