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The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography, Angle, Paul M.
21 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography
New Brunswick N.J. Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; bomc Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Paul Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. Scarce editor signed copy. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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Grunt  A Pictorial Report  on the US Infantry's  Gear  and Life During the Vietnam War- 1965-1975, Arques, Antonio
22 Arques, Antonio Grunt A Pictorial Report on the US Infantry's Gear and Life During the Vietnam War- 1965-1975
Andrea Press 2014 849665849X / 9788496658493 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Dust in mylar protective cover. ""Grunt" is an outstanding reference book. The author has gone to exhaustive lengths to create a comprehensive catalog of the uniforms, equipment, weapons, and daily life of the U.S. Infantry during the Vietnam War. This book is packed with excellent close-up photographs of nearly every item used by American foot soldiers during the conflict, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. The text and photo captions are extremely informative." Reviewer. "This is an amazing compilation! One fantastic reference work! Its covers literally everything, just as it says it does. I suppose that my one criticism is the fact that it deals almost entirely with the US Army and all of its gear, equipment and life of an Army grunt in Nam" Reviewer. Scarce in this condition.; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 456 pages 
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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.
23 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" - 7˝" tall; 80 pages 
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24 Baldwin, James and Ida Bender Reading with Expression Fourth Reader
New York , NY American Book Company 1911 9110013865 / 9789110013865 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color illustration of indians in front. B & W Illustrations throughout. Worn cover but bright.; Illustrations; 
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The will of Magda Townsend;  A novel, Banning, Margaret Culkin
25 Banning, Margaret Culkin The will of Magda Townsend; A novel
Harper & Row 1974 0060102063 / 9780060102067 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare signed first edition. Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. Dust in mylar protective cover. Margaret Frances Culkin Banning (March 18, 1891 – January 4, 1982) was a best-selling American author of thirty-six novels and an early advocate of women's rights. Banning was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William E. Culkin, who served in the Minnesota state senate from 1895 to 1899. She graduated from Vassar College in 1912. She was also the first woman admitted to the Duluth Hall of Fame. She died in 1982, at age 90, in Tryon, North Carolina. She purchased the Friendly Hills estate near Tryon, North Carolina in 1936, and enjoyed the property seasonally for the remainder of her life.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[3] (Wikipedia) Rare signed copy. ; A Cass Canfield book; 7.90 X 5.70 X 1.30 inches; 318 pages; Signed by Author 
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My Lady of the Fog, Barbour, Ralph Henry
26 Barbour, Ralph Henry My Lady of the Fog
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lippincott Company 1908 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Clarence Underwood 
Original hardback book, not a reprint. Red cover with gold print. Inset of pretty lady in oval on cover. Slight wear to corners otherwise fine condition.Name written in front. Twelve Color illustrations by Underwood. Most pages have wonderful decorations by Edward Stratton Holloway. Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. He also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
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Child welfare;  Selected list of books and pamphlets,, Bascom, Elva Lucile
27 Bascom, Elva Lucile Child welfare; Selected list of books and pamphlets,
American medical association 1918 First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce Paperback bibliography published during WW1 on books for mothers and those working in child welfare. Includes book title, author, description, price and publication dates. Book now in archival sleeve to protect conditionWe provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 40 pages; 
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Jim Tully  American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler, Bauer, Paul &  Mark Dawidziak &  Ken Burns
28 Bauer, Paul & Mark Dawidziak & Ken Burns Jim Tully American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler
The Kent State University Press 2011 1606350765 / 9781606350768 First Edition; Various Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Looks new. Signed by both authors. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover . The first biography of the vagabond, hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring TwentiesThe son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886–1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes. Drifting across the country as a “road kid,” he spent those years scrambling into boxcars, sleeping in hobo jungles, avoiding railroad cops, begging meals from back doors, and haunting public libraries. After six years on the road, he jumped off a railroad car in Kent, Ohio, with wild aspirations of becoming a writer. While chasing his dream, Tully worked as a chain maker, boxer, newspaper reporter, and tree surgeon. All the while he was crafting his memories of the road into a dark and astonishing chronicle of the American underclass. Rare.; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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29 Baum, Andrea U. Between 2 Continents The Memoires of an Austrian-American Woman (Author Signed)
Author 1969 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue/grey boards. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Light foxing to pages. Inscribed by author. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author 
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Life & Death of the Luftwaffe., Baumbach, Werner, General of Bombers
30 Baumbach, Werner, General of Bombers Life & Death of the Luftwaffe.
Coward, Mccann 1960 First American Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First American Edition stated. Discoloration to endpapers from shelflife. Dust in very good condition, colors bright, not price clipped. Werner Baumbach (27 December 1916 – 20 October 1953) was a German bomber pilot during World War II. He commanded the secret bomber wing Kampfgeschwader 200 (KG 200) of the Luftwaffe, the air force of Nazi Germany. Baumbach received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords for the destruction of over 300,000 gross register tons (GRT) of Allied shipping. (Wikipedia ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages 
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Canaan Parish and the American Revolution New Canaan Historical Society, Bayles, B. Lois
31 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" - 7˝" tall; 120 pages 
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Artifice and Indeterminacy  An Anthology of New Poetics, Beach, Christopher
32 Beach, Christopher Artifice and Indeterminacy An Anthology of New Poetics
University Alabama Press 1998 0817309462 / 9780817309466 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Looks Never Read! Still in shrink wrap. ; Modern & Contemporary Poetics; 392 pages;

Artifice and Indeterminacy gathers the strongest and most representative writings of the past two decades and shows more clearly than ever before the depth and breadth of  contemporary American poetics. Collectively, these essays break with conventional interpretive frameworks and traditional generic boundaries of poetry to give fresh voice to the  poetics of our time.

Neither dismissive of the aesthetic value(s) of poetry, nor reluctant to articulate the ways in which aesthetic evaluation is complicated by the mediating influences of history, culture, class, gender, race, and academic status, the writers presented in this anthology celebrate the artifice of the poetic text while also accepting as a given the indeterminacy of its inception and reception.
 
Individual pieces range in style and approach from theoretical writings to discussions of individual poets such as Emily Dickinson, Louis Zukofsky, and Bob Kaufman. The authors consider such critical issues as gender and the possibilities of a feminist poetics, the textual politics of race and class, and the broader implications of an avant-garde practice.

CONTENTS / CONTRIBUTORS

 

Section 1: Form/Syntax/Speech

Charles Bernstein

Bob Perelman

Barrett Watten

Michael Davidson

Marjorie Perloff

 

Section 2: Pattern/Experience/Song

David Antin

Leslie Scalapino

Lyn Hejinian

John Taggart

 

Section 3: Institutions and Ideology

James Sherry

Ron Silliman

Steve McCaffery

Hank Lazer

Nathaniel Mackey

Maria Damon

 

Section 4: Poetics and Gender

Rae Armantrout

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Susan Howe

 
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
33 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
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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
34 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 
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35 Bek, William G The German Settlement Society of Philadelphia and its colony, Hermann, Missouri
American Press 1984 Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Excellent history of this area of Pennsylvania with much early German history of this area of Philadelphia. ; Americana Germanica; 301 pages 
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The battle of Point Pleasant; an address by Landon C. Bell, Bell, Landon Covington
36 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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B-24 Liberator, Birdsall, Steve
37 Birdsall, Steve B-24 Liberator
TAB Books Inc.,U.S. 1990 0830686576 / 9780830686575 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback with many photos and illustrations. The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California. It was known within the company as the Model 32, and some initial production aircraft were laid down as export models designated as various LB-30s, in the Land Bomber design category. The B-24 was used extensively in World War II. It served in every branch of the American armed forces as well as several Allied air forces and navies. It saw use in every theater of operations. Along with the B-17, the B-24 was the mainstay of the US strategic bombing campaign in the Western European theater.; Famous Aircraft; Photos & Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 64 pages 
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Just Folks, Vistin' with Carolina People  (Author Signed), Bledsoe, Jerry
38 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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Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament, Bogue, David
39 Bogue, David Essay on the Divine Authority of the New Testament
New York American Tract Society N.D. First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No date on title or reverse, but this is the American Tract Society printing and book material is from the period around 1850.. Some yellowing to pages, corners dented, cover is worn is brown and has embossing to cover with gilt print on spine. See Scan. David Bogue (18 February 1750 – 25 October 1825) was a British nonconformist leader. He was born in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. After a course of study in Edinburgh, he was licensed to preach by the Church of Scotland, but made his way to London in 1771, to teach in schools at Edmonton, Hampstead and Camberwell. In 1777, he settled as minister of the Congregational church at Gosport in Hampshire.[1] His predecessors at the Independent Chapel of Gosport were the Rev. James Watson (1770–76) and the Rev. Thomas Williams (1750–70). He died at Brighton.Rare work.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 252 pages 
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The Americans  The Democratic Experience, Boorstin, Daniel J.
40 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans The Democratic Experience
Random House 1973 0394487249 / 9780394487243 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth gold and silver print. Stated first edition. Dust has minor tears to top edges. Bibloigraphy. "Daniel Joseph Boorstin (October 1, 1914 – February 28, 2004) was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress."; V3; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 717 pages 
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