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Cold Granite  (Author Signed), MacBride, Stuart
81 MacBride, Stuart Cold Granite (Author Signed)
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007193130 / 9780007193134 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The debut thriller from a bright new Scottish talent set to rival Ian Rankin. It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch, strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool, and his own ex-girlfriend, the beautiful but chilly Isobel MacAlister, who also happens to be the chief pathologist. The only good news is WPC 'Ball Breaker' Watson, Logan's new guardian angel. The dead are piling up in the morgue almost as fast as the snow on the streets, and Logan knows time is running out. More children are going missing. More are going to die. If Logan isn't careful, he's going to end up joining them. Set in Aberdeen, where the rainy season lasts all year, criminal gangs vie for supremacy on the streets and the oil industry brings an influx of wealth and vice, this is a gritty, powerful and page-turning debut thriller by a writer with a wonderfully observant eye and a characteristically Scottish sense of gallows humour. Beautiful rare or scarce book in clean, bright, and sharp collector's condition. ; 1.65 x 9.13 x 6.22 Inches; 464 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.97 USD
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82 MacPherson, Rev. John, M.A. Presbyterianism
Edinburgh T. & T. Clark ca 1930 1st Thus; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with black print. Not ex-library. Clean contents. Scarce. Possibly no publication date in item.; 12mo; 154 pages 
Price: 20.94 USD
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83 Martin, Jessie A. & Charles Edward Martin A History and Some Tales of Kelleys Island, Ohio
Minneapolis, Minnesota: T. S. Denison & Company, Inc. 1975 1975 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Dark green cover with gold lettering. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
Price: 74.97 USD
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Point Venus, McConnaughey, Susanne
84 McConnaughey, Susanne Point Venus
Little, Brown and Company 1951 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper. Dust has chips at edges, but now covered in mylar cover. Tahiti, a hundred years before the tidal wave of L.S.T.s, is the setting for the story of Marianna, daughter of a rigidly strict missionary, and her coming of age. The French were trying to seize control and the British missionaries who preceded them were trying desperately to get help from home: Queen Pomare, shabbily treated by the French, was writing pathetic letters to her sister monarch, Victoria. The school on Marianna's beloved Point Venus was closed, and that, together with the death of her father and her necessary move to town, brings her out of her isolated, ivory tower life. She was able then to return the love of the educated, American beach comber, Jonas Burkham, and their liaison shut them out of the life of the town. But they help the natives in their hopeless fight, back in the hills, where their hardships temper their love into durability and Jonas turns again to writing when an injury stops his trading by schooner. Soft breezes for the dog days.(Kirkus Review); 8 X 5.60 X 1.20 inches; 312 pages; Signed by Author 
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History of the Moon Family (Photocopy Only), McKinney, Roy T. (Compiler)
85 McKinney, Roy T. (Compiler) History of the Moon Family (Photocopy Only)
Orlando, FL Author c1958 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Manila Folder or binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy includes a family chart. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 10 pages 
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McKenney and Related Families, McKinney, Roy T. (Compiler)
86 McKinney, Roy T. (Compiler) McKenney and Related Families
Orlando, FL Author 1986 PhotoCopy; First Impression Photocopy Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy. G/ No dust. 95 typed pages of research by Roy T. McKinney of Orlando Florida on Francis McKenney Sr. Of Shenandoah, Frederick, Dunmore Counties in Virginia and Fayette, Clark, Bourbon, & Pendleton Counties, Kentucky. Francis born 1740-1750, died June 1825 married Mary Ramey of Westmoreland Co. Va. Includes many related families. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 95 pages; 
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87 Miller, Basil W., S.T.D. Bible Readings On Christian Stewardship
Kansas City, MO Nazarene Publishing House ca 1940 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown booklet with black print. Excellent scriptural reference on many, if not all, areas of stewardship. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet Possibly no publication date in item. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 12mo; 28 pages 
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A STORY-TELLER'S HOLIDAY. 2 VOLUME SET, MOORE, GEORGE
88 MOORE, GEORGE A STORY-TELLER'S HOLIDAY. 2 VOLUME SET
London HEINEMANN 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Two Volume set. Both are signed by Bartlett Cormack, New York, 1928. Edward Bartlett Cormack (March 19, 1898 - September 26, 1942) was an American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and producer best known for his 1927 Broadway play The Racket, and for working with Howard Hughes and Cecil B. DeMille on several films. In 1923, he married Adelaide Maurine Bledsoe (1901–1999), the daughter of Samuel T. Bledsoe, who was a president and board chairman of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad.[4] They would have a son, Thomas Bledsoe Cormack,[5] and a daughter, Adelaide Kilbee Cormack.[6] Soon after the wedding, he accepted a position as a press agent for a theater production and the couple moved to New York City. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
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Chinese Symbols and Superstitions, Morgan, Harry T.
89 Morgan, Harry T. Chinese Symbols and Superstitions
South Pasadena, Ca P. D. & Ione Perkins, 1946 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red hardcover with gold lettering. This is the 1942 edition but 1946 second printing. Very clean contents and very minor spots on cover. Tight bindings. Rare. ; 100 Illustrations 
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Edinburgh and Its Neighbourhood, Nelson
90 Nelson Edinburgh and Its Neighbourhood
Edinburgh, Scotland T. Nelson and Sons 1893 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Has former owners name in pencil and date of 1893. Nice plates and history of area. Scarce if not rare. ; Nelsons pictorial guide books; Photographs; Oblong Small 4to 9" 
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Memoir of the Life and Ministry of Mr. William Bramwell, Lately and Itinerant Methodist Preacher; with extracts from his Interesting and Extensive Correspondence, No Author Listed
91 No Author Listed Memoir of the Life and Ministry of Mr. William Bramwell, Lately and Itinerant Methodist Preacher; with extracts from his Interesting and Extensive Correspondence
New York , NY T. Mason and G. Lane 1836 Sixth American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover is worn with red inset on spine and gold lettering . Front end paper missing but tltle page and all text pages intact. William Bramwell was the most significant revivalist and holiness evangelist in Methodism. From his leadership of the great revival that broke out in Dewsbury in West Yorkshire in 1792 until his untimely death in 1818, Bramwell’s ministry was marked by fervent prayer, powerful preaching, unremitting pastoral care of converts and a clear and uncompromising emphasis on what John Wesley called Scriptural holiness.Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages 
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Pictorial Souvenir of Burrs Mills and Vicinity, No Author Listed
92 No Author Listed Pictorial Souvenir of Burrs Mills and Vicinity
New York 1905 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
"Burrs Mills is a romantic little village five miles from the city of Watertown, near the Rutland line" (As of 1905).This is a soft cover book titled "Pictorial Souvenir of Burrs Mills and Vicinity, 1905." This 28 page booklet offers great pictures of the area’s homes and businesses. The images include: Burrville Congregational Church and Manse; Arch Bridge; Cascade Falls; Res. Of F. T. Mott; The Mill and Res. Of Geo. Mandigold; Graystone Farm (several pictures); Res. Of W. And L. Lawrence; Res. Of W. O. Tolman; Res. Of F. L. Sawyer; Res. Of H. A. Nye; Res. Of S. H. Bibbons; Res. Of Geo. A. Wislon; Res. Of Mrs. M. E. Brown; Res. Of Wm. Sherman; Blacksmith Shop - W. R. Cummings, Prop.; Cascade Cheese Factory and res. of Geo. Canfield, Prop.; Res. Of C. H. Chase; C. H. Chase’s Grocery and General Store; Res. Of Albert Rogers; Res. Of Mrs. Jennie Cummings; and the Truant Home. This book measures 9 x 6 inches and is in very good condition. The very first page (title page) is loose, contents clean. A former owner wrote in pencil below many of the photos who the ownership transferred to at a later date from printing. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare historical work. Booklet; Photos; Oblong Small 4to 9"; 28 pages; p 
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Review of Paley's Moral Philosophy, No Author Listed
93 No Author Listed Review of Paley's Moral Philosophy
Southern Presbyterian Review ca1850 1st Edition Thus Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This early imprint (circa 1850) is from Dr. William Paley, D.D. The Principles of Moral and Political Economy. No cover and pages browning due to age. It was found among other Civil War Era imprints. The notable signature is that of J. Banks Lyle who is thought to be Joseph Banks Lyle a Teacher from S.C. and Oklahoma who was a CAPTAIN 5 REGT SC INF, Confederate States Army, South Carolina, who was granted the Confederate Medal of Honor. Born: Dec. 6, 1829, near Winnsboro, S.C. Died: Aug. 16, 1913, buried at Caddo Cemetery, Oklahoma .J. Banks Lyle, graduated A.B. from South Carolina College in 1856, was a Confederate War Hero, and a Teacher at Limestone Springs Academy in Spartanburg County, S.C. In 1870 he moved West where he taught at Paris, Tx, and Caddo Indian Territory (Oklahoma). An account of Captain Lyles was given by General Bratton as follows: "The most conspicuous feat of valor and skill (personal) that came in my knowledge during the war of secession was achieved in my brigade by an officer on the 27th of October, 1864. In the severe and constant fighting of that army, my staff, as well as line suffered, and it was necessary to fill the places of the wounded with officers of the line. To meet such demands, Capt. J. Banks Lyle, of the 5th S.C. regiment was then and had been for some time rendering efficient service in the brigade staff. On the morning of the above date, the enemy were in heavy force on the north side of the James and assailed our works with more or less vigor at various points, extending their attacks to and beyond the Charles City Wood.In the afternoon his cavalry assaulted our works, on the Williamsburg road held by our cavalry and were driven off. Field's division of cavalry was promptly moved to the Williamsburg road in anticipation of the assault by infantry, which followed, pushing our cavalry further to the left, my brigade under its Senior, Col. Walker, occupying the line crossing the road and were in position to meet and repulse it. In their retreat quite a number of them took refuge in a wash or gully, which ran through a depression in the filed some 300 or 400 yards in front of our line, nearly half way to the enemy's line. Capt. Lyle saw that they were whipped and would surrender if called on to do so. He so reported and asked permission to advance the skirmish line and take them in. His request was refused , but convinced that they would escape, simply because they were not invited to surrender before night came to cover their retreat he determined to attempt their capture. He went to the skirmish line and tried to get them to volunteer, and failing in that (all were willing to go if ordered), he started alone, but had not advanced a great ways when two men (I am sorry I cannot give their names) called out "hold on captain, you shan't go by yourself" and moved out with him. They had gone but a short distance when he concluded not to subject his brave little force to the danger of the possible error of his judgment, but to use their aid without risk to them. He had observed an officer trying to arouse the collapsed spirit of his men in the gully, and halting his volunteers on the crest overlooking their position, and ordered them to fire on the officer and put a stop to the harangue, while he advanced alone over the open field in full view of Field's division on our side and the whole force of the enemy on the other side. He was recognized by the men of his own brigade, but hose of the other one, misapprehending his conduct, fired on him at long range so heavily that the dust form bullets falling around him almost concealed him from view. This continued until word could be passed along the line stopping it, and of course served to attract the attention of all to him as he approached the gully where the enemy were, and in full view of friend and foe accomplished the capture, and made them file out without arms and move on to our lines. There was great excitement and enthusiasm on our side. Men all along the division mounted the works and exclamations of admiration, and inquiring "who is he, etc." The enemy did not seem to understand it at first, and took no part until they saw the men filing into our works, when they opened a battery on the scene which contributed to the general excitement, but was especially effective in hurrying the movement of the prisoners into our works. The number of officers and men captured were about 600 with three stands of colors and swords by the armful."It was based on this deed that he won the Confederate Medal of Honor by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Captain Lyle moved to Caddo, O.K. from S.C. where he died on August 16, 1913, Captain Lyle had lived in Caddo the past sixteen years (since 1897), was 84 years of age at his death.Captain Lyle prior to the Civil War was a school teacher in South Carolina and at the outbreak raised a company of volunteers composed chiefly of his pupils. He served the entire four years in the Confederate Army and was recommended for promotion for conspicuous bravery and intelligent conduct. Imprint is in an archival sleeve for protection. ; Curiosa; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
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The Early Dawn ; or, Sketches of Christian Life in England in the Olden Time, No Author Listed
94 No Author Listed The Early Dawn ; or, Sketches of Christian Life in England in the Olden Time
London T. Nelson and Sons 1866 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Reddish pink cover faded with discloration. xlibrary with labeling. Rear hing weak and cracked. Clean contents. Some Chapters; The two Martyrs of Verulam, Annals of an Anglo-Saxon family through three Generations 1-The Conversion of Northumbria, 2-Saxon Schools and Homes, 3- Saxon Ministers and Missions, A story of the Lollards, Annals of an Abbey, and others. Scarce. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 341 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol.42 No. 138 January 1944, No Author Listed
95 No Author Listed The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol.42 No. 138 January 1944
Frankfort, KY Kentucky Historical Society 1944 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Slight fading to cover. In archival sleeve. Contents: Governor Simeon S. Willis Willard Rouse Jillson, Sc.D,Heirs in Court of Appeals Deeds, A Sketch of Josiah Hart (Father of Joel T. Hart)andPoems by Joel T. Hart and an Excerpt from a Newspaper Article Concerninghis Work on his Statue Woman Triumphant, Memoir of Lexington and Its Vicinity with some notice of manyProminent Citizens and Its Institutions of Education and ReligionWilliam Leavyedited by Miss Nina Visscher, Librarian, Kentucky Historical Societycontinued from October 1943, Hardin County, Kentucky, Marriages, 1792-1825copied from the original records in the office of the County CourtClerk, by Miss Hattie M. Scott and Miss Nina Visscher and other reports. ; The register of the Kentucky Historical Society; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 91 pages; 
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol.43 No. 145 October 1945, No Author Listed
96 No Author Listed The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Vol.43 No. 145 October 1945
Frankfort, KY Kentucky Historical Society 1945 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Wartime printing. 1st edition. Slight fading to cover. Contents: State ArchivesKentucky Vital Statistics—1852-1859 Bath County, KentuckyDeaths of Persons over Fifteen copied from original records in the Archives departmentof the Kentucky Historical Society; Kentucky Vital Statistics—1852-1859 Boone County Deaths of Persons over Fifteen; Does our President Descend from Pocahontas? Emma Jett Darnell ; Grant‘s Station and Bryan Station-Blue Licks Road C. Frank Dunn ; Notes on the Discovery of a Faulted Area in Northern-Central Kentucky Willard Rouse Jillson, Sc.D; Early Kentucky History in Madison County Circuit Court Records,and Colonel William Harris Caperton‘s Account of Estill‘s Defeat prepared by J. T. Dorriscontinued from July 1945; A List of Native Kentuckians who Settled in Ralls County, MissouriNell Downing Norton (Mrs. Voris Rariden Norton); Captain Joseph AllenCountyClerk and Circuit Clerk of Breckinridge County for 58 years. Captain in two campaigns in theWar of 1812. Twice refused tobecome a ColonelMary Allen Goodson;Some Old Kentucky WillsMargaret Carlock Harris (Mrs. Robert A.);The Kentucky Genesis of the Daughters of the American Revolution Manifested in the Life of Mrs. Ellen Hardin Walworth Rev. Robert Stuart Sanders; Miscellaneous Book Reviews; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 
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The Whole Duty of Man, laid down in a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader...Necessary for all Families; with Private Devotions for several ocassions., No Author Listed
97 No Author Listed The Whole Duty of Man, laid down in a Plain and Familiar Way for the Use of All, but especially the Meanest Reader...Necessary for all Families; with Private Devotions for several ocassions.
London W and J Mount and T.Page 1751 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Leather cover worn especially at corners. Spine in gold inlay with gold lettering in reasonably good condition. Endpapers has inscriptions of several owners dated 1759, 1799, and 1830. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and printing as a result of the printing press. This is an original work that touches on the Age of Enlightment's religious and philosophical influences. Rare work. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 303 pages 
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98 No Author Listed Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society, Volume XII, Parts 1
Leicester, England Satchell and Son 1922 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Brown Paper, cover is missing but contents complete. Show Slight soiling. May have water staining around edges but contents readable,Contains: The Leicestershire Archaeological Society 67th Annual Report for 1921 The history of Rothley A. Hamilton Thompson, T.H. Fosbrooke, George Farnham, J. Wallace Watts,Star chamber proceedings S.H. Skillington The Society was founded in 1855 and over the years has changed its name slightly, but its aims have virtually remained the same; 'to promote the study of history, archaeology, antiquities and architecture of the county'. Membership stands at around 400 and in addition some 100 institutions receive our annual publication around the world.Our main activities centre around the lecture programme, publications, historic buildings and research. Each year we publish a series of articles in our annual volume Transactions which also includes a summary of all archaeological activity which has taken place in the city and county in the previous year. ; Photos, Plates 
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99 No Author Listed Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society, Volume XII, Parts II
Leicester, England Satchell and Son 1922 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Brown Paper cover has small tears around edges and show some soiling. May have water staining around edges but contents readable,Contains: The Leicestershire Archaeological Society 68th Annual Report for 1922 Obituary: John Wallace-Watts S.H. SkillingtonPotters Marston T.H. Fosbrooke,George FarnhamFrolesworth Albert Herbert, George F. FarnhamClaybrooke Albert Herbert, George F. FarnhamThe manor of Noseley George F. Farnham,Albert Herbert The Society was founded in 1855 and over the years has changed its name slightly, but its aims have virtually remained the same; 'to promote the study of history, archaeology, antiquities and architecture of the county'. Membership stands at around 400 and in addition some 100 institutions receive our annual publication around the world.Our main activities centre around the lecture programme, publications, historic buildings and research. Each year we publish a series of articles in our annual volume Transactions which also includes a summary of all archaeological activity which has taken place in the city and county in the previous year. ; Photos, Plates 
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War Monthly Issue 53, No Author Listed
100 No Author Listed War Monthly Issue 53
London War Monthly Publications Limited N.D. First Edition; Various Magazine Very Good 
Magazine in good to very good condition. Many interesting articles and photos. Features include T.S.R.-2, Coronel to Falklands, Atlantic Wall, Scarce if not rare. Magazine in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photos, Maps, illustrtions 
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