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Argyle, My Argyle
1 Argyle, My Argyle
Argyle, NY The Argyle History Group 1998 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Various 
White cover with photos. A wonderful compilation of information about Argyle, Washington County, New York from several authors. Sections include, among others, Pre-History, Argyle Patent, The 19th Century, Churches, Schools, Organizations, Business, Places, Wartime, Farm Life, Families, People, Memories. Includes many photographs. Rare. ; Map, Photos; p 
Price: 59.97 USD
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2 Abbott, Lyman Signs of promise Sermons preached in Plymouth pulpit, Brooklyn, 1887-9
New York , NY Fords, Howard & Hulbert 1889 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth cover with gold lettering. Clean and tight. Many advertisments in back. Scarce. ; 301 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Shepherd of the Ocean  An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times, Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland
3 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 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Keuka College  a history, Africa, Philip A
4 Africa, Philip A Keuka College a history
Judson Press 1974 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with gold print. Looks almost new. Keuka College is an independent, liberal arts-based, four-year, residential, coeducational college that emphasizes experiential learning as well as career and pre-professional education. Founded in 1890, the school is located in Keuka Park, on the shores of Keuka Lake in the U.S. state of New York's Finger Lakes region. Since the early 2000s, Keuka has also become a major educational provider in the Pacific Rim, with more than 3,000 students pursuing Keuka degrees at partner universities in China and Vietnam. Keuka College was founded in 1890 by George Harvey Ball (1819-1907), who envisioned a college that would provide a high-level education to all deserving students, regardless of economic background. As a brochure produced in 1891 attested: Keuka College was “pre-eminently, for the common people…With ample endowment,” the brochure continued, “it will raise an army of...superior men and women who shall bring strength to the nation and help to humanity.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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5 American Institute of Steel Construction Plastic Design of Braced Multistory Steel Frames
New York American Iron and Steel Institute, New York, NY, U.S.A. 1968 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. Clean contents.; Tables, Charts, Graphs 
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6 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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The Hunted  A Thriller (Author Signed), Barcomb, Wayne
7 Barcomb, Wayne The Hunted A Thriller (Author Signed)
Minotaur Books 2009 031237075X / 9780312370756 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. A lightning-fast police procedural from an up-and-coming talent.The Hunted introduces a homicide detective who gets the shock of his life while tracking a most ingenious serial killer From a writer whose previous works Robert B. Parker declared “compelling . . . swiftly told” and James W. Hall called “top-notch” comes this first electrifying thriller featuring New York City homicide detective Frank Russo.

The Hunted begins with a little girl witnessing a horrible crime. Due to the child's testimony, the murderer is convicted. Eighteen years later the killer is released on parole, and his mission is to track down the now grown woman he feels betrayed him. A deranged dance of masked identities ensues, and it is up to newly single homicide detective Frank Russo to unravel the case. Rare.; 1.2 x 8.3 x 5.8 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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The dangers and defences of New York  Addressed to the Hon. J.B. Floyd, secretary of war, Barnard, J. G
8 Barnard, J. G The dangers and defences of New York Addressed to the Hon. J.B. Floyd, secretary of war
D. Van Nostrand 1859 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
No cover, but contents complete. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The Old Merchants of New York City, Barrett, Walter (Clerk)
9 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 
Price: 29.97 USD
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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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Canaan Parish and the American Revolution New Canaan Historical Society, Bayles, B. Lois
11 Bayles, B. Lois Canaan Parish and the American Revolution New Canaan Historical Society
New Canaan, CT New Canaan Historical Society 1976 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Includes map insert. Extensive bibliography. Contains, (laid in) a booklet which is a detailed index of this book compiled by George D. Durbrow dated 1981, New Canaan Historical Society. New Canaan, Connecticut. The town of New Canaan is located in Fairfield County on the Fivemile River and borders New York State. In 1731, Connecticut’s General Assembly established Canaan Parish in northwestern Norwalk and northeastern Stamford, and in 1801 the town was incorporated. Primarily an agricultural community until the Revolutionary War. Lois Brown Bayles (d. 1977) historian and former president of the New Canaan (Conn.) Historical Society was a graduate of New York University. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Faith in the Fight, Binsfield, John W. &  William C. Davis
12 Binsfield, John W. & William C. Davis Faith in the Fight
Stackpole Books 2003 0811700178 / 9780811700177 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in As New dust jacket 
Tan and black cover with gilt print. Some marginal notations from the former owner an Army Chaplain who may have used them for sermon notes. Condition otherwise like new. For both Union and Confederate soldiers, religion was the greatest sustainer of morale in the Civil War, and faith was a refuge in a great time of need. Guarding and guiding the spiritual well-being of the fighters, army chaplains were a voice of hope and reason in an otherwise chaotic military existence. Here for the first time, encompassing the depth and breadth of their dedication and sacrifice, is their fascinating and uplifting story. Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., is an alumni distinguished professor of history and the executive director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. William C. Davis is professor of history and director of programs of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. John Brinsfield is a retired army chaplain in Atlanta, Georgia. Benjamin Maryniak is a lifelong student of the Civil War in Lancaster, New York. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 256 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Toward a Better World, Booth, Evangeline
13 Booth, Evangeline Toward a Better World
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company 1928 Stated First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover shows soiling and sun fading. Pastoral notes and underlining in book. General Evangeline Cory Booth, OF (December 25, 1865 – July 17, 1950) was a British theologist and the 4th General of The Salvation Army from 1934 to 1939. She was the first woman to hold the post of General. She was born in South Hackney, London, England, the seventh of eight children born to William Booth and Catherine Mumford, who had earlier in the year founded The Christian Mission, which became the Salvation Army in 1878. General Evangeline Booth lived in Hartsdale, New York, until her death at the age of 84 from arteriosclerosis. She is interred in Kensico Cemetery, near White Plains, New York. Her home, the Evangeline Booth House, now known as St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. Scarce. (Wikipedia) Excellent work. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Colonial Churches in Virginia,, Brock, Henry Irving
14 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
15 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
16 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 
Price: 15.97 USD
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
17 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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History of the Presbyterian Churches of Path Valley  Addresses Delivered at the Sequicentennial of the Upper and Lower Path Valley Churchs and a History of These Churches October 18-20 1916, Camp, D. I. And J. Warren Kaufman & Illustrated Wih Photographs
18 Camp, D. I. And J. Warren Kaufman & Illustrated Wih Photographs History of the Presbyterian Churches of Path Valley Addresses Delivered at the Sequicentennial of the Upper and Lower Path Valley Churchs and a History of These Churches October 18-20 1916
Press of Chambersburg Repository 1916 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue grey cover shows Sun fading and some soiling otherwise clean and bright. Histories and photographs. Excellent reference of area. Ads in back from area businesses. The area of Pennsylvania was part of the original territory of the United States. It was chartered in 1681, although New York did not relinquish its claim to the area until the following year. The southern boundary was resolved with the survey of the Mason and Dixon Line in the 1760s. Connecticut had claims to Pennsylvania territory resolved by award of the Continental Congress in 1782. Rare. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages 
Price: 129.97 USD
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On the Grind  A Shane Scully Novel (Author Signed), Cannell, Stephen J.
19 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 
Price: 14.97 USD
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The Medley of Richmond Hill House, Vol 1, No. 5, August 1916, Caputi, Daniel A.  (Editor)
20 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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