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Addresses Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Diocesan Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia
1 Addresses Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Diocesan Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia
Richmond, VA Protestant Episcopal Church 1929 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue cloth cover with gilt print. Addresses by notable leadership of the Episcopal churches including: Tucker of s. Virginia, Covington of Norfolk, Brydon of Virginia, Goodwin of Lunenburg and North Farnham, Gravatt of West Virginia, Goodwin of Williamsburg, Halsey of S.W. Virginia, Neve of Blue Ridge, and Tucker Bishop. A lot of history and information regarding the Church in Virginia. Scarce. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 122 pages 
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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
2 Adams, Charles Edward Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Cahaba Trace Commission 2001 0971191301 / 9780971191303 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 48.95 USD
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3 Adkins The Adkins Family- Annual Reunion 1955 includes The Name and Family of Adkins Compiled by Golza B. Adkins
Huntington, W.Va. Golza B. Adkins 1955 PhotoCopy; Photocopy Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of 1st edition. Photos. Includes The Name and Family of Adkins Compiled by Golza B. Adkins. Also has numerous ads with many businesses owned by Adkins'. The reunion was held in West Virginia. Has photo of the 1955 Vinson Tiger Band inside of back cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy Only; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 31 pages; 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
4 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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5 Ames, Mary Clemmer A Memorial Of Alice And Phoebe Cary, With Some Of Thier Later Poems
New York , NY Hurd and Houghton 1873 Not First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth stamped in black and gold. A little wear to edges, otherwise fine. One leaf section loose. Alice (1820-1871) and Phobe (1824-1871) were both authors, writing poetry with Alice writing short stories and novels of hardship of life in the west. Both were abolitionists and sympathetic to the woman's rights movement. Both left their Ohio homes for New York City where they supported themselves by writing--an unusual achievement for women in antibellum America. In fact, they established a well-regarded literary salon in New York. Their "at-home" Sunday evenings were frequented by Robert and Elizabeth Stoddard, Susan B. Anthony (Phoebe helped as an assistant editor on her journal Revolution) , Horace Greeley, John Greenleaf Whittier. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.80 X 1.40 inches 
Price: 18.98 USD
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Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas, Andrus, Pearl
6 Andrus, Pearl Juana, a Spanish girl in central Texas
Waco, TX Texian Press 1986 Second Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover, gold print. Dust has small tears and chips, but now in mylar protective cover. " Defying Comanche captors, she survives- a beautiful, dynamic, compassionate woman in early Texas." Rare signed copy of Texana. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 135 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 87.38 USD
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7 Atkinson, Mary Davis Doddridge County, Virginia (Now West Virginia) Marriage Book I
Fort Worth, TX American Reference Publishing Co. 1968 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Grey paperback with black print. Being a record fo the first marriages in that county created in 1845 from parts of Tyler, Harrison, Lewis, and Ritchie Counties. Fully indexed by name. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 8vo; 73 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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A guide to Episcopal Church records in Virginia, Axelson, Edith F
8 Axelson, Edith F A guide to Episcopal Church records in Virginia
Iberian Pub. Co 1988 0935931457 / 9780935931457 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, one of the largest in the Episcopal Church, was organized in 1785, and includes 38 counties in central and northern Virginia. Virginia Theological Seminary, the largest accredited Episcopal seminary in the United States, is located within the diocese in Alexandria, Virginia. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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The Ohio  (Author Signed), Banta, R. E.
9 Banta, R. E. The Ohio (Author Signed)
New York , NY Rinehart & Company 1949 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Shenton, Edward Signed by Author
1st edition with colophon on copyright page. Signed by the author. Boards soiled. Slight water stain on cover. Bibliography and Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Rivers of America; Map & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 592 pages; Signed by Author 
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10 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of England & Wales Section 2 includes York, East and west Riding, Lancashire, Cheshire, Denbigh, Montgomery, Shropshire, Stafford, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Leicester, Rutland, Rutland, Norfolk
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 62.97 USD
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11 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Mexico, Central America, & West Indies with insets of Panama Canal and Mexico City
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
Price: 80.97 USD
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Western Wilds and the Men Who Redeem Them, An Authentic Narrative, Beadle, J.H.
12 Beadle, J.H. Western Wilds and the Men Who Redeem Them, An Authentic Narrative
Cincinnati, Oh Jones Brothers & Company 1879 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rebound with 1/4 leather and gold lettering. Marbled endpapers. Clean contents. Chapters include, among others: The Journey to Utah, The Hawkeyes, Geffroy's Trials, Polygamia, The Missouri Valley, Among the Aztecs, The Fair Apostae, Minnesota, The Mormon Murders, The Nobel Red Man, The dead Prophet, Where shall we settle. Beautiful book. Scarce.; Illustrations, Drawings; p 
Price: 159.97 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
13 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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14 Beaver, Roy C. The Bessemer and Lake Erie railroad, 1869-1969,
San Marino, CA Golden West Books 1969 0870950339 / 9780870950339 First Edition; Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This copy has a dedication page to E.E. Smith (?) on his retirement 6-30-82 and the dedication page is signed by dozens of fellow employees. There are some yellow spots on these signature pages, but remainder of book is clean and tight. This book chronicles the 100-year development of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad 1869-1969. There are many photographs, a roster of equipment, a fold out map, and a full bibliography and index. The authors meticulous and detailed research is evident in the informative historic narrative details and supporting documents. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; Photos and illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 184 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 69.97 USD
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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
15 Bell, Landon Covington The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell
Bedford, Va The Peaks of Otter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 1931 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback imprint of this famous address. Stored in an archival envelope with a hardside folder. Excellent condition. The Battle of Point Pleasant — known as the Battle of Kanawha in some older accounts — was the only major action of Dunmore's War. It was fought on October 10, 1774, primarily between Virginia militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes. Along the Ohio River near modern Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Indians under the Shawnee Chief Cornstalk attacked Virginia militia under Colonel Andrew Lewis, hoping to halt Lewis's advance into the Ohio Valley. After a long and furious battle, Cornstalk retreated. After the battle, the Virginians, along with a second force led by Lord Dunmore, the Royal Governor of Virginia, marched into the Ohio Valley and compelled Cornstalk to agree to a treaty, ending the war. (Wiki) Landon Covington Bell (1880-1960) was a lawyer and author who compiled/published vital records for several Virginia counties in the early 1900s (many of which are frequently cited in genealogical records for ancestors from "Southside" Virginia) He was industry advisor to the US Commerce Dept. under Sec. Hoover; and, he was an organizer of the Southern Coal Producers Assoc. He was a noted author of history and genealogy.; 16 pages 
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Sixty Days That Shook The West The Fall of France:1940, Benoist-Mechin, Jacques
16 Benoist-Mechin, Jacques Sixty Days That Shook The West The Fall of France:1940
New York & Boston G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1963 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover book and dust in excellent condition. Stated First American Edition. An interesting account of the collapse of France in 1940 written very much from the French point of view. (reviewer) Dust in mylar protective cover. Map endpapers. Bibliography and fully indexed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Contributions to Virginia Geology, Bevan, Arthur (editor)
17 Bevan, Arthur (editor) Contributions to Virginia Geology
University, Va Virginia Geological Survey, University, Virginia, USA 1936 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original publications not a copy or reprint. Virginia Geological survey ... Bulletin 46 with extensive index. Contains thirteen papers by 13 geologist. These papers "make important contributions to an understanding of the geology and mineral resources of certain parts of Virginia." Fullly indexed.; Virginia Geological survey ... Bulletin 46; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 211 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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18 Black Hills Half Century Club Pioneer Footprints Bear Butte
Belle Fourche, SD Midwest Beach Co 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Gold cover with black lettering. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. History of Butte County, SD. Rare.; 332 pages 
Price: 129.18 USD
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Virginia Historical Genealogies, Boddie, John Bennett
19 Boddie, John Bennett Virginia Historical Genealogies
Redwood City, California Pacific Coast Publishers 1954 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a red cloth book with gilt title and author on spine. Pages are clean, no markings or foxing. 
Price: 79.97 USD
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The 6 Follies of the man whom God called a fool!, Boggs, Jake
20 Boggs, Jake The 6 Follies of the man whom God called a fool!
Charleston, WV Author 1950 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green booklet with green lettering. Minor underlining. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Minor soiling to cover.The author was a Baptist Evangelist from Charleston, W. Va. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 35 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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