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Mayan Enigma  The Search for a Lost Civilization., Ivanoff, Pierre,
21 Ivanoff, Pierre, Mayan Enigma The Search for a Lost Civilization.
Delacorte Press 1971 0440055288 / 9780440055280 First American Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Translated from the French by Elaine P. Halperin. First American Edition. ""This careful journal records the French archaeologist's ten year inquiry into a twofold puzzle. Why did the classical Mayans build their incredible cities in the most inaccessible and almost unlivable areas in Central America? And why did they completely abandon them to disappear as the western hemisphere's most vital early culture? Ivanoff's search for clues led to the discovery of a lost city in the jungles of Peten and to years of living with a primitive tribe called the Lacandons who most closely resemble, both physically and culturally, the ancient Mayans. Kirkus Review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
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Simpler Times (Author Signed), Kinkade, Thomas and Buchanan, Anne Christian
22 Kinkade, Thomas and Buchanan, Anne Christian Simpler Times (Author Signed)
Harvest House Publishers 1996 1565074165 / 9781565074163 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Author Signed by Author
Signed by Kinkade on end paper. Book and dust look new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.More than 20 full color paintings of nostalgic, heartwarming scenes accompany Thomas' rich, reflective text. In this personal glimpse into the artists life, you'll discover his thoughts on living, including keeping perspective and creating balance.William Thomas Kinkade III (January 19, 1958 – April 6, 2012) was an American painter of popular realistic, pastoral, and idyllic subjects. He is notable for the mass marketing of his work as printed reproductions and other licensed products via the Thomas Kinkade Company. He characterized himself as "Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light", a phrase he protected through trademark but which was originally attributed to the British master J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851). Kinkade died in his Monte Sereno, California home on April 6, 2012. It was reported following autopsy that he died of "acute intoxication" from alcohol. (Wikipedia) Rare.; 0.7 x 11.2 x 9.1 Inches; 112 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 129.97 USD
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Henry David THoreau Chronology, Kleinfeld, Leonard F.
23 Kleinfeld, Leonard F. Henry David THoreau Chronology
Long Island, NY NY Forest Hills, Long Island 1950 Limited Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Blue greay cover with black print. Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist,[2] Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce in this condition. 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Secret Green Beret Commandos In Cambodia  A Memorial History of MACVSOG's Command and Control Detachment South   And Its Air Partners, Republic of Vietnam, 19671972, Lindsey USA Re, LTC Fred S.
24 Lindsey USA Re, LTC Fred S. Secret Green Beret Commandos In Cambodia A Memorial History of MACVSOG's Command and Control Detachment South And Its Air Partners, Republic of Vietnam, 19671972
AuthorHouse 2012 1477273085 / 9781477273081 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author for seller at a gun show in Louisville, Ky, 2014. We could call this book Special Operations Recon Mission Impossible. A small group of highly trained, resourceful US Special Forces (SF) men is asked to go in teams behind the enemy lines to gather intelligence on the North Vietnamese Army units that had infiltrated through Laos and Cambodia down the Ho Chi Minh trails to their secret bases inside the Cambodian border west of South Vietnam. The covert reconnaissance teams, of only two or three SF men with four or five experienced indigenous mercenaries each, were tasked to go into enemy target areas by foot or helicopter insertion. They could be 15 kilometers beyond any other friendly forces, with no artillery support. In sterile uniforms with no insignia or identification, if they were killed or captured, their government would deny their military connection. The enemy had placed a price on their heads and had spies in their Top Secret headquarters known as SOG. SOG had three identical recon ground units along the border areas. This book tells the history of Command and Control Detachment South (CCS) The CCS volunteer warriors and its Air Partners - the Army and Air Force helicopter transport and gunship crews who lived and fought together and sometimes died together. This is the first published history of CCS as compiled by its last living commander, some forty years after they were disbanded. It tells of the struggles and intrigue involved in SOG's development as the modernday legacy of our modern Special Operations Commands. Forbidden to tell of their experiences for over twenty years; their After Action Reports destroyed even before they were declassified - surviving veterans team together to tell how Recon men wounded averaged 100 percent; and SOG became the most highly decorated unit in Vietnam and all were awarded the Presidential Unit. Very Rare.; CCS; Photographs and illustrations; 11 X 8.20 X 1.60 inches; 740 pages; Signed by Author 
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Littell's Living Age No.34-4 January, 1845, Littell
25 Littell Littell's Living Age No.34-4 January, 1845
Boston, MA T. H. Carter & Co 1845 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
This is a paperback booklet, probably never issued as hardback. Contains articles by Sir Humphry Davy, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, recipe, Annulas for 1845, and many more. Some water staining, back cover missing otherwise complete. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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26 M"Clintock, John Living Words Unwritten Sermons of the Late John M'Clintock, D.D.
New York , NY Carlton & Lanahan 1871 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold design and print. Heavy underlining and extensive notes written on endpapers with page references. From project MUSE "Dr. John M'Clintock: Union Propagandist, 1860-1864 JOSEPH O. BAYLEN in July, 1860, at the age of forty-six, the Reverend Dr. John M'Clintock accepted the charge of the non-sectarian American Chapel in Paris. It was the beginning of a quiet drama in which M'Clintock fought a batüe of words for a cause that he identified with his spiritual faith. A native Philadelphian, M'Clintock entered the Methodist Episcopal ministry in 1835 and, after serving as professor of mathematics and classical languages at Dickinson College, in 1848 became die ardentíy abolitionist editor of the Methodist Quarterly Review." Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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27 Merriam, George Spring A living faith
Boston George H Ellis 1886 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Second Edition. Dark green cover with gold lettering. Cover has spotting. Front hinge starting to crack otherwise tight. Contents yellowing with age otherwise clean. Scarce.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 282 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Can the Living Speak With the Dead?, Miller, Rev. James
28 Miller, Rev. James Can the Living Speak With the Dead?
Indianapolis, IN Author 1930 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Possibly no publication date in item. This is not a reprint but an original. 
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Miscellaneous Records from Oregon & the Oregon Territory, No Author Listed
29 No Author Listed Miscellaneous Records from Oregon & the Oregon Territory
Eugene, OR Oregon Genealogical Society, Inc. 1983 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Yellow cover with black print. Contanins valueable information for genealogy research. 1843 Oregon trail scout list, List of persons living in Benton County, list of 1845 Overlanders who died, Roster of emigrants coming to Oregon in 1845, and others. May have minor highlighting. Scarce. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 25 pages 
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Woodrow, the White House Mouse, Peter W. Barnes, Cheryl Shaw Barnes
30 Peter W. Barnes, Cheryl Shaw Barnes Woodrow, the White House Mouse
Vacation Spot Pub. 1998 0963768891 / 9780963768896 Second Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Peter Barnes. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Every four years, like the rest of us do, The mice of the nation elect someone, too! Living in Washington's grandest old house, A leader respected--a president mouse! ; 11 X 8.80 X 0.20 inches; 32 pages; Signed by One Author 
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My Turn  The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed), Reagan, Nancy
31 Reagan, Nancy My Turn The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (Author Signed)
Random House 1989 0394563689 / 9780394563688 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on endpaper by Nancy Reagan. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins; July 6, 1921) is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.Born in New York City, her parents divorced soon after her birth and she grew up in Maryland, living with an aunt and uncle while her mother pursued acting jobs. As Nancy Davis, she was an actress in Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s, starring in films such as Donovan's Brain, Night into Morning, and Hellcats of the Navy. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild, and they had two children. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975. In that capacity, she began work with the Foster Grandparents Program.Nancy Reagan became First Lady of the United States in January 1981 following her husband's election. She was criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite it being paid for by private donations. Nancy restored a Kennedy-esque glamor to the White House following years of lax formality, and her interest in high-end fashion garnered much attention, as well as criticism. She championed recreational drug prevention causes by founding the "Just Say No" drug awareness campaign, which was considered her major initiative as first lady. Always protective of her husband, more controversy ensued when it was revealed in 1988 that she had consulted an astrologer to assist in planning the president's schedule after the 1981 assassination attempt on her husband. She had a strong influence on her husband and played a role in a few of his personnel and diplomatic decisions.; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Semiautomatic  A Novel, Reuland, Robert
32 Reuland, Robert Semiautomatic A Novel
Random House 2004 0375505024 / 9780375505027 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Robert Reulands hard-edged yet elegant writing has drawn comparisonsto that of writers as far-flung as Chandler, Hemingway, and T. S. Eliot, but his voice is all his own. With Reuland delivers another fist-in-the-gut novel set inside the courtroom and on the darkened street corners of Brooklyn. Drawing on his experience as a homicide prosecutor, Reuland captures lives on the edge, men and women working and dying in a very real world that most of us never see, although it exists right under our noses.Semiautomatic follows Reulands acclaimed debut, Hollowpoint which introduced antihero Andrew Giobberti, a prosecutor reckoning with his daughters accidental death while investigating a murder case that hits far too close to home. Now, eighteen months later, we find Gio gun-shy, living a rote existence, working in the sleepily academic Appeals Bureau. Then an opportunity comes for personal and professional rebirth: a murder trial.

Gio vows to play this one by the book, yet the difficulty of doing that quickly becomes apparent. He is paired with prosecutor Laurel Ashfield, and the two establish an instant mutual dislike. A key witness disappears. The case detective is conspicuously unavailable. The district attorney himself seems to have far more interest in the trial than the mundane facts would seem to merit. And Gio learns that it was not by chance that he was picked for this case.Gio is swept into the seamy, seedy world of Brooklyn politics and prosecution, caught between decent lives and indecent corruption, between streets that are already too dangerous and a killer who will most certainly kill again. ; (Author Signed); 1 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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33 Robertson, Constance Noyes Oneida Community , The Breakup, 1876-1881
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1972 0815600860 / 9780815600862 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Brown cloth cover with gold print in black background on spine. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! A detailed examination of the breakup of the upstate New York Oneida Community a communal living experiment. Scarce in this condition. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages 
Price: 17.46 USD
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34 Shields, Joseph D The life and times of Seargent Smith Prentiss
J.B. Lippincott 1884 Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
439 pages, Seargent Smith was a master of a merchant ship and drew his living by the sea. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 442 pages; 
Price: 45.58 USD
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Shoemaker  Cartoons, SHOEMAKER, Vaughn.
35 SHOEMAKER, Vaughn. Shoemaker Cartoons
Chicago Tribune 1966 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author Signed by Author
A signed limited edition copy with a hand drawn Cartoon of "John Q. Public" on endpaper above signature. Some light soiling to cover,but book in Archival sleeve to preserve condition. Vaughn Richard Shoemaker (August 11, 1902 Chicago, Illinois – August 18, 1991 Carol Stream, Illinois) was an American editorial cartoonist. He won the 1938 and 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning and created the character John Q. Public.Shoemaker started his career at the Chicago Daily News and spent 22 years there. His 1938 Pulitzer cartoon for the paper was "The Road Back", featuring a World War I soldier marching back to war. The 1947 winning cartoon for the paper was "Still Racing His Shadow", featuring "new wage demands" of workers trying to outrun his shadow "cost of living". He went on to work for the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago American, and Chicago Today. By his 1972 retirement he had drawn over 14,000 cartoons.; Illustrations; 9.70 X 7.90 X 1 inches; Signed by Author 
Price: 26.97 USD
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A Place Called Sweet Apple, Country Living and Southern Recipes, Sibley, Celestine
36 Sibley, Celestine A Place Called Sweet Apple, Country Living and Southern Recipes
Garden City, NY Garden City: Doubleday, 1967, Garden City 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Ray Cruz Signed by Author
Signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. A Place Called Sweet Apple is your personal invitation to a cozy retreat in a very special spot.Sweet Apple-the very name evokes a rural charm. That's what Celestine Sibley discovered on her initial visit to the primitive log cabin built in 1844. And that's what she continued to find after many years living in the house, lovingly restores and filled with the memories of her own family's life there."How an old abandoned house can take hold of a reasonably sane woman's heart, fill her mind, lap up her energy and change her life is still something of a mystery to me," Sibley muses. By the time you have savored her tale of restoring the old house, Sweet Apple's charm will no longer be a mystery. The dilapidated ruin into which Sibley invested her heart and energy became a community project and Sibley and her family grew to love the colorful and interesting lifestyle of their neighborhood.This is far more, however, than a story about breathing new life into an old house and moving from the city to the country. It is a story of personal discovery and fulfillment laced with wry humor and good common sense. Sibley's vision of living and loving is so clear, so pure, that no reader can put down this book without feeling enriched. The sampling of Southern recipes that she has collected here are also certain to delight.; 1.11 x 9.13 x 6.57 Inches; Signed by Author 
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Hose Monkey (Author Signed), Spinosa, Tony
37 Spinosa, Tony Hose Monkey (Author Signed)
Bleak House Books 2006 1932557180 / 9781932557183 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. When former NYPD detective Joe Serpe hit bottom, he just kept on going. Having lost his career to charges of corruption, his family to divorce, his partner to suicide, and his fireman brother to the tragedy of 9/11, Serpe's world is nearly empty but for his cat, Mulligan. Living in a basement apartment in a blue collar town on Long Island, Joe spends his days filling tanks with home heating oil and his nights filling his belly with vodka. But when a young retarded man who worked for Joe's oil company is cruelly murdered, Joe Serpe rediscovers purpose and grasps for a last chance at redemption. Along with his former Internal Affairs Bureau nemesis, Bob Healy, and Marla Stein, a brave and beautiful, group home psychologist, Joe wades into the world of street gangs, anti-immigration organizations, and the Red Mafia.Hose Monkey is a rough and tumble ride through a violent, often cruel world, a world where it's hard to tell the bad guys from the good guys without a scorecard. It is a world of murder and extortion, but one in which an innocent Down Syndrome girl may hold the key that unlocks the mystery. At the same time, Hose Monkey is a story of salvation and forgiveness, a tale of justice done. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1.3 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 2992 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.97 USD
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A Monument for the Dead and a Voice for the Living A Sermon Delivered on January 7, 1883, Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit, Spurgeon, C.H.
38 Spurgeon, C.H. A Monument for the Dead and a Voice for the Living A Sermon Delivered on January 7, 1883, Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit
Brooklyn NY The Spurgeon Memorial Sermon Society 1883 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Set 17 #2 in series. Brown paper cover with black lettering. The sermon is printed and stapled inside this cover. A very collectible historical imprint of Charles Spurgeon distributed by the American Section of the Society. Covering may have chips and minor writing, otherwise very good to fine condition. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare booklet intended for distribution, ciculation and return to the Society for re-circulation. Booklet Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book. Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92) was England's best-known preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of Preachers". He was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition. In 1854, just four years after his conversion, Spurgeon, then only 20, became pastor of London's famed New Park Street Church, later the Metropolitan Tabernacle where he pastored for 38 years. Spurgeon frequently preached to audiences numbering more than 10,000 people.His oratory skills are said to have held his listeners spellbound in the Metropolitan Tabernacle and many Christians hold his writings in exceptionally high regard among devotional literature. ; Set 17 #2 in series.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11 pages 
Price: 18.97 USD
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Swimmers in the Sea  (Author Signed), Strickland, Denzil
39 Strickland, Denzil Swimmers in the Sea (Author Signed)
Press 53 2008 0981628028 / 9780981628028 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Swimmers in the Sea is a fiercely imagined novel by a newcomer to be watched. Author Denzil Strickland takes calamity and unflinchingly peels back its layers in this thrilling literary debut about a man who travels to pre-Katrina New Orleans to receive an unlikely inheritance from his estranged and dying father, a one-armed portrait artist convicted of manslaughter for the accident that killed his own two children and a newlywed couple leaving their wedding. At the age of thirty, Cliff Ebbets is broke and living in North Carolina, his marriage failing, when he receives a call from a man named Don Willis, his father's live-in companion. Don beckons Cliff to New Orleans for an inheritance he won't specify. Desperate but circumspect about anything to do with his father, Cliff concedes and travels back to the home of his earliest memory. There, he meets his father's friends, men from the underbelly of New Orleans' Ninth Ward, who paint a picture of Cecil Ebbets that Cliff doesn't recognize. It's the same picture he's being shown by the ghost of his dead sister Rachel. The twist in this tale of love and betrayal comes at the outset and wrings back and forth on itself throughout its telling. Swimmers in the Sea is a story about the other family and the son who inherits the sins of his father. It's the story of how the story of your life can change. Just like that. ; 1.2 x 8.6 x 6.2 Inches; 316 pages; Signed by Author 
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Rifleman in Africa A Sportsman with Rod, Rifle and Camera Revisits East Africa, Taber, Wallace; Jonas, Coloman; Weatherby, Roy; Guggisberg, Charles
40 Taber, Wallace; Jonas, Coloman; Weatherby, Roy; Guggisberg, Charles Rifleman in Africa A Sportsman with Rod, Rifle and Camera Revisits East Africa
F. Wallace Taber, Denver 1953 1st Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
The only difference between Wallace Taber and twenty-million other American sportsmen is that he makes a living out of what they use for vacation. Arriving on the scene a bit too late to participate in commercial hunting, Taber combined college training in fish and game management with a flare for writing to become one of the country's first scientifically trained wildlife journalists. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages 
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