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North American P-51 A-C Mustang, Bunrin-do
61 Bunrin-do North American P-51 A-C Mustang
Bunrin-do 1972 1st Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Written in Japanese. The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War.; Famous Airplanes of the World, No. 28; Photos & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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62 Burder, George Village sermons; or, Fifty-two plain and short discourses on the principal doctrines of the Gospel intended for the use of families, Sunday-schools, ... for religious instruction in country villages
New York, NY American Tract Society 1857 Revised Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering.; 571 pages 
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The Middle Period, 1817-1858, Burgess, John W
63 Burgess, John W The Middle Period, 1817-1858
CHARLES SCRIBNERS SONS 1897 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Blue cover has some spotting otherwise clean. Fully indexed. May have former owners name in front. ; The American History Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 544 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Monster Men, Burroughs, Edgar Rice & Frank Frazetta
64 Burroughs, Edgar Rice & Frank Frazetta The Monster Men
Ace Books 1963 0441061826 / 9780441061822 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1963 first edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Leaves beginning to darken from age. They called him Number Thirteen, the latest and best of Dr. von Horn's attempts to create life from chemicals. He found himself an almost-human on von Horn's hideaway jungle island off the coast of Borneo. He saw the monsters that had preceded him and grew used to those dreadful travesties of humanity. Not until Number thirteen met the American girl who was von Horn's prisoner did he realize how different he was from the others. Then, monster or not, he turned against his master and his "brothers" and threw in hhis lot with the girl in a desperate attempt to escape the island of terror. First paperback printing, Ace F-182 ; Ace SF Classic, F-182; Ilustrations; 6.30 X 4 X 0.50 inches; 159 pages 
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
65 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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Indian children tales, Bush, Bertha E
66 Bush, Bertha E Indian children tales
Dansville, IL F.A. Owen 1909 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original printing not a reprint. This book is one of the Instructor Series of Five-cent classics. Has mother reading to children illustrated on cover. Has a former owners name in front otherwise fine condition. Clean text. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. An insight into perspective of white americans toward native americans. ; Instructor literature series; Vol. 56; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages 
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
67 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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NEW MARKET, VIRGINIA, IMPRINTS, 1806-1876 A Check-List., Cappon, Lester J. & Ira V. Brown (editors).
68 Cappon, Lester J. & Ira V. Brown (editors). NEW MARKET, VIRGINIA, IMPRINTS, 1806-1876 A Check-List.
Charlottesville, VA Alderman Library 1942 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with black lettering. Contains Historical introduction, Check-list of imprints, Appendix-New Market Virginia Newspapers, and a Key to locations. Excellent bibliography of Virginia imprints from New Market. New Market is a town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. On May 15, 1864, New Market was the site of the Battle of New Market - a battle in the Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. Students from the Virginia Military Institute fought alongside the Confederate Army and forced Union General Franz Sigel and his army out of the Shenandoah Valley.; University of Virginia bibliographical series; Vol. 5; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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War Letters  Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, Carroll, Andrew (editor)
69 Carroll, Andrew (editor) War Letters Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars
Scribner 2001 0743202945 / 9780743202947 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by editor. Looks new. In mylar dust cover. A collection of American War correspondence. Carroll features over 150 letters, complied from more than 50, 000 letters sent to him as part of his Legacy Project. The letters encompass every major conflict from the Civil War to Desert Storm. The letters tell tales of love; famous battles; reflections on the nature of war; rescues; and expressions of fear, loneliness, humour and pariotism. Letters come from such historical figures as Colin Powell, Theodore Roosevelt, George S. Patton, Helen Keller and John F. Kennedy, as well as common soldiers, sailors, nurses, spies, journalists, POWs and family members left at home. ; Photographs; 9.30 X 6.40 X 2 inches; 912 pages; Signed by Editor 
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Mary Cassatt The Story of the American Woman, Friend of Degas and Manet, of the Statesman Clemenceau, and of the Poet Mallarme, Who Herself Became a World Famous Artist, Carson, Julia M.H.
70 Carson, Julia M.H. Mary Cassatt The Story of the American Woman, Friend of Degas and Manet, of the Statesman Clemenceau, and of the Poet Mallarme, Who Herself Became a World Famous Artist
David McKay 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has closed end tear otherwise very good. Mary Stevenson Cassatt ( May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926[1]) was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (Now part of Pittsburgh's North Side), but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages 
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History of Pembroke, N. H. 1730-1895  Vol 1 Historical, Carter, Rev. N. F. & Hon. T. L. Fowler
71 Carter, Rev. N. F. & Hon. T. L. Fowler History of Pembroke, N. H. 1730-1895 Vol 1 Historical
Concord, NH The Republican Press Association 1895 1298689902 / 9781298689900 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1895 printing not a reprint. Brown cover shows slight rubs. Contains fold out photos, maps, etc. Many engraved portraits. Scarce if not rare. Table of contents includes 36 chapters and Addenda. Last chapter says "Important Events in Pembroke and Elsewhere"."Pembroke is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. ] Pembroke includes part of the village of Suncook. First granted in 1728, the town was known as "Lovewell's Town", in honor of Captain John Lovewell, who built the stockade at Ossipee. Shortly afterward, the town took the name of "Suncook", the Pennacook Abenaki name for the river flowing through the area. When the town was incorporated in 1759 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, it was given the name "Pembroke" in honor of Henry Herbert, ninth Earl of Pembroke in southern Wales." Wikipedia. The center of population of New Hampshire is located in Pembroke.[We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Vol. 1; Photographs, maps, charts & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 428 pages; p 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Love & War  Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home, Carville, James &  Mary Matalin
72 Carville, James & Mary Matalin Love & War Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Blue Rider Press 2014 0399167242 / 9780399167249 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new with both signatures on title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. JAMES CARVILLE is an American political consultant, commentator, educator, actor, attorney, media personality, and prominent liberal pundit. Carville gained national attention for his work as the lead strategist of the successful 1992 presidential campaign of Bill Clinton. Carville was a cohost of CNN’s Crossfire until its final broadcast in June 2005, and since then he has appeared on CNN’s news program The Situation Room. Carville is the author of several books; most recently It’s the Middle Class, Stupid! coauthored with Stan Greenberg. He teaches political science at Tulane University.MARY MATALIN served in the Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush administrations and as Counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney. Mary is a bestselling author, television and radio host, and currently the cohost of the national radio show Both Sides Now with Arianna Huffington. Mary and husband, James Carville were 2013 NFL Super Bowl Host Committee Co-Chairmen and Loyola University of New Orleans Centennial Co-Chairmen, where Matalin was recently appointed Visiting Distinguished Lecturer. ; 9 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; 352 pages; Signed by All Authors 
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Lazarre, Catherwood, Mary Hartwell
73 Catherwood, Mary Hartwell Lazarre
The Bolwen-Merrill Company 1901 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Andre Castaigne 
Handsome Red cover gold lettering. See Scan. There is a dust, but it is torn badlly. Has been covered with brodart cover. Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847-1902) was an American writer of historical romances.Born in Ohio in 1847, she published both novels and short stories in periodicals such as Lippincott's Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and the Atlantic Monthly. Due to Catherwood’s husband’s business, she traveled and lived throughout the Midwestern United States and developed her signature style of incorporating Midwestern culture, dialect, and local color into her texts. Although most of her novels and stories are set in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, some are also based in the area along the Canada–US border near Quebec and on colonial Mackinac Island. She died in Chicago, Illinois in 1902.; Illusstrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927, Chandler, J.A.C.
74 Chandler, J.A.C. William and Mary College Quarterly, vol 7, No 3, July 1927
Williamsburg, VA William and Mary College 1927 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover is worn with chips around edges. Contents clean. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. The William and Mary Quarterly is the leading journal of early American history and culture. Founded in 1892 and published by the Omohundro Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia, it is one of the oldest academic journals in the United States and was one of the first ten archived on JSTOR. Today, the Quarterly ranks among the most-cited journals covering a specific time and place and is one of the most-respected and most-acclaimed historical journals in the world. This volume contains, among others: Shepard and Other Buckingham FamiliesShepard and Other Buckingham Families; Letters of Edward Coles ; The Procedure of the Virginia House of BurgessesThe Procedure of the Virginia House of Burgesses; Notes on the Ivey Family;Genealogical Queries; The Meriwether-Pollardsand more. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq., Channing, William E.
75 Channing, William E. Remarks on the Slavery Question In a Letter to Jonathan Phillips, Esq.
Boston, MA James Munroe and Co. 1839 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Brown paper cover with handwritten title. Endpaper missing thus book starts with Title page. Yellowing and some foxing to pages due to age. This is the original 1839 printing and not a reprint or digital printing. This book is culturally important as it discloses the slavery question early in the century and may be considered as one of the primary source publications on the subject of African American's and slavery. It was written by William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and along with Andrews Norton, (1786-1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians. He was known for his articulate and impassioned sermons and public speeches, and as a prominent thinker in the liberal theology of the day. Channing's religion and thought were among the chief influences on the New England Transcendentalists, though he never countenanced their views, which he saw as extreme. The beliefs he espoused, especially within his "Baltimore Sermon[1]" of May 5, 1819, at the ordination of a future famous theologian and educator in his own right, Jared Sparks, (1789-1866), as the first minister (1819-1823) of the newly organized (1817) "First Independent Church of Baltimore" (later the "First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (Unitarian and Universalist)"). Here he espoused his principles and tenets of the developing philosophy and theology of "Unitarianism" resulted in the organization later in 1825 of the first Unitarian denomination in America (American Unitarian Association) and the later developments and mergers between Unitarians and Universalists resulting finally in the Unitarian Universalist Association of America in 1961. Channing was writing in response to Henry Clay's speech on slavery. Now you can own an original 1839 printing of this famous work. Scarce. 
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The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED, Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert
76 Charlton, Heston & Hollis Alpert The Actors Life Journals 1956-1976 SIGNED
E P Dutton 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed on end paper "To Anne, Charlton Heston, Endpaper has some sunfading otherwise fine condition. Very small stain on top edge of page. This is a "fascinating look into the working life of one of America's most celebrated actors". Charlton Heston, born John Charles Carter, was an American actor in film, theatre and television and a political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. Wikipedia. Heston died April 5, 2008. He was a strong gun rights advocate. ; Photographs; Signed by Author 
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To the Actor  On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov, Chekhov, Michael
77 Chekhov, Michael To the Actor On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov
Joanna Cotler Books 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has chips around edges otherwise book clean. Mikhail Aleksandrovich "Michael" Chekhov (Russian: ?????? ????????????? ?????, 29 August 1891 – 30 September 1955) was a Russian-American actor, director, author, and theatre practitioner. His acting technique has been used by actors such as Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and Yul Brynner. Konstantin Stanislavski referred to him as his most brilliant student. He was a nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov. (Wiki) ; 1953-12-30; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Old Virginia Cheroots Library Kisses, Cheroots
78 Cheroots Old Virginia Cheroots Library Kisses
New York The American Tobacco Company 1896 First Edition; First Impression Ephemera Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Small Tobacco Advertising premium included in packages of Old Virginia Cheroots cigars. This one is number 11 in a series of 25 booklets printed at the turn of the 19 century. Includes Kisses, what has been said and sung of them in all ages. The correct position. The poetry of kissing, Creedmoor rules for kissing. A poem by Leigh Hunt entitled Jenny Kissed Me! Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; Cigarette Cards; Illustrations; 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; 17 pages 
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The Panama Canal  An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status, Chidsey, Donald Barr
79 Chidsey, Donald Barr The Panama Canal An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status
Crown Publishing Group 1970 0517507498 / 9780517507490 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover yellow cloth. Dust looks almost new. Small neatly written name in front. "The Panama Canal is one of man's greatest engineering triumphs, and also a triumph of the human spirit over tremendous odds. From the time of Christopher Columbus, it was man's dream to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and thus eliminate the tremendously long voyages around South America. In "The Panama Canal," popular American history author Donald Barr Chidsey reveals the entire dramatic history of the canal, the region, and the momentous struggle. A stirring narrative account of one of the most daring ventures modern man has undertaken, this book will be enjoyed by anyone interested in history, technology, and true-to-life adventure." Editjoral review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages 
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The Machine Gun, Vol. 1 History Evolution and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons, Chinn, George M.
80 Chinn, George M. The Machine Gun, Vol. 1 History Evolution and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons
Bureau of Ordnance, Department of the Navy 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Blue cover gold lettering. Vol 1. only. Front hinge cracked but not detached. Contents clean. Former owners name on front endpaper. George Morgan Chinn (January 15, 1902 – September 4, 1987) was an American weapons expert and soldier. He attended Centre College.Bill Bright said of him "He did for military weapons what Wozniak and Gates did for computers. He added the right pieces to make them reliable and usable. He was what was then called a garage (in his case, cave) inventor." ; Vol. 1; Photographs, illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 688 pages 
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