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Thomas Chalmers McCorvey  Teacher, poet, historian, Johnston, George Burke
61 Johnston, George Burke Thomas Chalmers McCorvey Teacher, poet, historian
Blacksburg, VA White Rhinoceros Press 1985 First Impression Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Grey cover with gold print. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 252 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Confederate Corsair  The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read, Jones, Robert A.
62 Jones, Robert A. Confederate Corsair The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read
Stackpole Books 2000 0811715329 / 9780811715324 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.16-page b/w photo section 5 maps 6 x 9 "Confederate Corsair: The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read is must reading for anyone savoring naval warfare and tales of derring-do. Read has long merited a biography, and Robert A. Jones has met and mastered the challenge in an exemplary manner that readers will applaud." -Edwin C. Bearss Historian Emeritus, National Park Service Lieutenant Charles W. "Savez" Read's life was one of swashbuckling adventure and dazzling escapes. Yet very little has been known about him until recently. Robert A. Jones has tracked down all available sources on this Confederate privateer-including unpublished material from Read's grandchildren-and written an exciting biography that reveals the impact of naval power on the Civil War. For example, while the North's navy projected its force at will, the South chose hit-and-run tactics that slowly bled the North's resources, as many of Read's exploits will show. Robert A. Jones holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and has been employed by the Department of the Navy for 33 years. He provided historical background research for a 1970 proposal to the Smithsonian Institution for the salvage of the USS Tecumseh and recently published an article on the salvage of the CSS Virginia.; 0.98 x 9.26 x 6.2 Inches; 226 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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A checkered life, Joyce, John A
63 Joyce, John A A checkered life
Chicago, Ill S.P. Rounds, jr 1883 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scarce copy of this excellent work. Back hinge starting to crack otherwise tight and very good condition. "This volume is true from beginning to end; and shows the milestone of a human life that may guide some pilgirim... The detailed history of the 24th Kentucky Union Regiment, from Lexington, Shiloh, Perryville, Nashville, Knoxville, Kenesay Mountain and Atlanta is given in full from the daily memoranda made by a soldier wh saw and felt the weariness of march and shock of battle. " 6-Guns #1203 rare Graff #2254 Dornbusch II-368 Flake #4508 Joyce served in the 24th Kentucky Infantry to the West, Mormons, later in prison with members of the Reno Gang of train robbers, very scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 318 pages; 
Price: 149.97 USD
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The historical review of Logan County, Ohio, Kennedy, Robert P
64 Kennedy, Robert P The historical review of Logan County, Ohio
S.J. Clarke Pub. Co 1903 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
This is not a reel or reprint, but the actual hard cover book. Leather Covers detached and spine missing. Needs rebinding. Title page may be missing as work starts with Historical Index and Biographical Index then begins with History, but remainder of book clean and complete. Gilt edges to pages. Chapters I-XXV (pages 1-236) is the Historical Review which includes Regimental records of Civil War soldiers and starting on page 237-823 is the Biographical Records with photos and biographical histories of prominent men and women from the area up to 1902. Excellent Genealogical and historical data. Very rare work. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 823 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Ataturk A Biography of Mustafa Kemal, Father of Modern Turkey, Kinross, Lord
65 Kinross, Lord Ataturk A Biography of Mustafa Kemal, Father of Modern Turkey
William Morrow 1965 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust shows minor wear, but now in mylar protective cover. "A must read on leadership, vision and perseverance ! A combination of Ghandi, Washington and de Gaulle but Ataturk above all !" (Reviewer) John Patrick Douglas Balfour, 3rd Baron Kinross (1904–1976) was a Scottish historian and writer noted for his biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and other works on Islamic history. He was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford He then became a journalist and writer. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 615 pages 
Price: 24.97 USD
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Moon over Miami, Kofoed, John Christian
66 Kofoed, John Christian Moon over Miami
New York, NY Random House 1955 First Edition; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed" to Ethel Merman the greatest performers show business has ever known"and signed. Rubs. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 272 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.58 USD
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The Secretary  Martin Bormann - The Man Who Manipulated Hitler, Lang, Jochen von & Christa Armstrong & Peter White
67 Lang, Jochen von & Christa Armstrong & Peter White The Secretary Martin Bormann - The Man Who Manipulated Hitler
Random House Inc 1979 039450321x / 9780394503219 First American Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover not a reprint. Black cloth cover with red and white print. Dust looks almost new and now in mylar protective coating. Price not clipped. "A very readable and well researched biography. It provides extensive information about the real role of this man during the war. "The Secretary" is definitely worth reading to those interested in just how the highest levels of power in the Third Reich operated." Reviewer. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Schwenckfeldiana, Listed, No Author
68 Listed, No Author Schwenckfeldiana
Norristown, PA Board of Publication of the Schwenkfelder Church 1949 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Six volume set. Brown Cover with brown print. Volume II numbers 1-5. Plus volume 1 #6. Subtitles include Biographical and Historical Memorial for Flora K. Heebner 1874-1947, Schwenckfelder Participation in Missionary, Welfare, and Relief Services, A Challenge: Am I My Brother's Keeper?,The First One Hundred Schwenkfelder Memorial Days 1734-1834 Part 1, The First One Hundred Schwenkfelder Memorial Days 1734-1834 Part 2 (1785-1834), and Faith of Our Fathers A Historical Drama presented by Members of the Schwenkfelder Churches in Pennsylvania August 26, 1934. Rare. 
Price: 67.97 USD
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Colonel Roosevelt, private citizen,  (Author Signed), Looker, Earle
69 Looker, Earle Colonel Roosevelt, private citizen, (Author Signed)
New York, NY Fleming H. Revell Company 1932 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good+ in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover gold lettering. Cover soiled. Dust has chips, soiling, and rubs. Now in Mylar cover. Contents clean. Inscribed and signed by author, "To Emily, with the love and the affection of Bob, Earle Looker, December 1932". Mrs. Thoedore Roosevelt said: "With the White House Gang Mr. Looker gave us a picture of Mr. Roosevelt's personal sympathy and understanding. But with this new work (this book) he has so exactly expressed the trugh of his last great contribution to his country, that I wish to tell him (Mr. Looker) again of my appreciation". A rare signed copy. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Biographical sketches of the signers of the Declaration of American independence  The Declaration historically considered; and a sketch of the leading ... confederation and of the Federal Constitution, Lossing, Benson John
70 Lossing, Benson John Biographical sketches of the signers of the Declaration of American independence The Declaration historically considered; and a sketch of the leading ... confederation and of the Federal Constitution
Glendale, NY Benchmark Pub. Co 1970 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1970 Reprint of 1858 Edition. Includes historical consideration of the constitution and a copy of the Constitution. ; Copy of engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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Mace, Maize, Mase, Mays, Maze Family History (Photocopy Only), Mase, Catharine, Leonard Mays
71 Mase, Catharine, Leonard Mays Mace, Maize, Mase, Mays, Maze Family History (Photocopy Only)
Pennsylvania Authors c1978 PhotoCopy Only; 2nd edition Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy Only of this family history. In sleeve. This family history has numerous surnames from in and around Pennsylvania including but not limited to Barre, Becker, Berger, Brimmer, rown, Donough, Etzweller, Funck, Habecker, Keen, Krall, Leinaweaver, Long, Smith, Snyder, Straub, Vogt, Wieding, Yingst, and Zimmermann. George Miess (Mess) born in Bertenan, Germany came as a Passanger on the ship Pleasant in 1732 arriving in Philadelphia, Pa. Arranged by generation with birth, death dates some locations and historical biography. Fully indexed.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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72 McDonald, W. and John E. Searles The Life of Rev. John S. Inskip
Boston, MA Mcdonald & Gill 1885 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown decorative cover with gold print. Binding weak but not detached. Endpapers have water stains. Otherwise clean. Rare. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 12mo; 374 pages 
Price: 47.97 USD
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Jefferson and Monticello  The Biography of a Builder, Mclaughlin, Jack
73 Mclaughlin, Jack Jefferson and Monticello The Biography of a Builder
Henry Holt and Co. 1988 0805004823 / 9780805004823 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed and signed bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. This book, a National Book Award nominee in 1988, is the life of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the prism of his love affair with Monticello. For over half a century, it was his consuming passion, his most serious amusement. With a sure command of sources and skilled intuitive understanding of Jefferson, McLaughlin crafts and uncommon portrait of builder and building alike. En route he tells us much about life in Virginia; about Monticello‚Äôs craftsmen and how they worked their materials; about slavery, class, and family; and, above all, about the multiplicity of domestic concerns that preoccupied this complex man. It is and engaging and incisive look at the eighteenth-century mind: systematic, rational, and curious, but also playful, comfort-loving, and amusing. Ultimately, it provides readers with great insight into daily life in Colonial and Federal America. ; 1.3 x 8.8 x 6.1 Inches; 289 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Smithy  The Kingsford-Smith story, McNally, Ward
74 McNally, Ward Smithy The Kingsford-Smith story
Cranbury, N. J. A. S. Barnes 1967 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated first american edition. Yellow cover, black print. Fully Indexed. Dust jacket has chips, but now in Brodart mylar protective cover. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was an early Australian aviator. In 1928, he earned global fame when he made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States. He also made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days. ; Cartoons; 190 pages 
Price: 11.47 USD
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75 Mead, Rev. J. B. Manna in the Wilderness The Grove and Its Alter
Philadelphia PA Perkinpine & Higgins 1859 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover worn especially on corners. Gold faded lettering on spine with angel embossed. Engraving of Peck in front. Foxing especially on endpapers. This book has biographical sketches of several leaders in the camp meeting movement of the mid 1800's such as John Snyder, Asa Brooks, Judd, Warren, B. W. Gorham, George Peck, William Wyatt, J. W. Munger, L. Cole, G. H. Schoonmaker, O. M. McDowall, and Charles Perkins. Very rare. Front hinge a little weak. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 12mo; 417+ pages 
Price: 249.97 USD
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76 Meredith, Roy (edited and arranged by) Mr. Lincoln's General U. S. Grant An Illustrated Autobiography
New York , NY Bonanza Books ca 1950 0517352990 / 9780517352991 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Black cover. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Possibly no publication date in item.; Illustrations; 4to; 252 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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No. 10 Downing Street a House in History, Minney, R J
77 Minney, R J No. 10 Downing Street a House in History
Boston Palala Press 2016 1355718570 / 9781355718574 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1963 first american edition not a reprint. Very clean, dust has minor rubs but now in mylar protective cover (not price clipped). R.J. Minney (1895-1979) was a British film producer, journalist, editor and author. In 1933 Minney wrote a play Clive of India, based on an earlier biography he had written, that was a major West End hit. He was hired to write the screenplay for the 1935 American film adaptation Clive of India by producer Darryl F. Zanuck. However he did not settle in Hollywood and returned to Britain. During the 1940s he worked at Gainsborough Pictures. He produced The Wicked Lady (1945). He was employed on a number of the company's commercially successful Gainsborough Melodramas. However, he resigned from the Rank Organisation in 1947, unhappy with the direction of the company. (Wikipedia) He wrote numerous novels, biographies, plays, films, non-ficition, etc. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages 
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Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed), Moore, John Hammond
78 Moore, John Hammond Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed)
Charlottsville, Va University Press 1976 0813906458 / 9780813906454 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition signed by the author on title page, John H. Moore. The focus of this volume is on the people of Albemarle County over a two hundred and fifty year history. The study is divided into parts by "turning points" in local life-1727m 1820, 1888, and 1945. (from cover flap) After almost 90 years, 25 books, numerous articles and millions of words, Columbia historian John Hammond Moore sums up any advice he might have for others this way:“Keep going.”For decades, this historian/journalist/scholar has done just that: Kept traveling. Researching. Interviewing. Editing. Teaching. Writing. He’s delved into a gazillion topics from Confederate food to German prisoners of war in America during World War II, to lynchings in South Carolina to a pre-Hollywood biography of 1940s era movie star Errol Flynn. “John is so thorough, so careful in his writing – he’s made major contributions to our understanding of South Carolina history,” says Allen Stokes, who for 25 years was director of the University of South Carolina’s Caroliniana Library, the state’s major university history repository.; ; Signed by Author 
Price: 69.97 USD
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I Wrote You Word  The Poignant Letters of Private Holt, Mumper, James A. (Editor)
79 Mumper, James A. (Editor) I Wrote You Word The Poignant Letters of Private Holt
H.E. Howard Inc. 1993 1561900168 / 9781561900169 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is #166 of 1000 from a limited printing. Signed by M. Ellen Bailey the great-granddaughter of Private Holt. She was a Professor at Bridgewater College and a colleague of the editor.. Private Holt was Born in Campbell, Virginia, USA on 31 May 1829 to James F Holt and Sarah Mason. John Lee married Ellen Elizabeth Lawson and had 2 children. He passed away on 3 Jul 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War during Pickett's Charge. He is buried at the Gettysburg National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.; Virginia Civil War Battles & Leaders Series; 1 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 158 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 69.97 USD
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80 Murphree, Jon Tal Giant of a Century Trail The Life and Labors of John Lakin Brasher-Great Southern Orator
Wilmore, KY 1969 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by John Lakin Brasher. Very rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 52.40 USD
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