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...<b>Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman  </b><br>, (Library of America) Sherman, William Tecumseh
1 (Library of America) Sherman, William Tecumseh ...Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman

New York: Library of America, 1990.
 0940450658
 First LOA Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Hailed as prophet of modern war and condemned as a harbinger of modern barbarism, William Tecumseh Sherman is the most controversial general of the American Civil War.

“War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it,” he wrote in fury to the Confederate mayor of Atlanta, and his memoir is filled with dozens of such wartime exchanges. With the propulsive energy and intelligence that marked his campaigns,

This complex self-portrait of an innovative and relentless American warrior provides firsthand accounts of the war’s crucial events—Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, the Atlanta campaign, the marches through Georgia and the Carolinas.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Siege of St. Augustine in 1702  </b><br>, Arnade, Charles W.
2 Arnade, Charles W. ...Siege of St. Augustine in 1702

Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press. 1959.
 Softcover.
 68 pages with extensive bibliography.
 9 inches tall.
 Illustrated with maps and drawings.
 
The Siege of St. Augustine was an action in Queen Anne's War during November and December 1702. It was conducted by English provincial forces from the Province of Carolina and their native allies, under the command of Carolina's governor James Moore, against the Spanish colonial fortress of Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, in Spanish Florida.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Intimate Papers of Colonel House [Volume 1 & 2 of 4]</b><br>, Arranged as a Narrative by Charles Seymour
3 Arranged as a Narrative by Charles Seymour ...The Intimate Papers of Colonel House [Volume 1 & 2 of 4]

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 
House was an intimate of Woodrow Wilson, and a close adviser. Sent on missions to Europe prior to US entry into the war, he had close contact with the European leaders. He was appointed to head the US War Mission to Europe and closely involved in the Versaille Treaty.

Red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and faux signature on front. Top edge gilt, others rough-cut. Each volume with a tissue-guarded frontispiece and illustrations. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with a hint of even toning. Light shelf handling.
Volume 1 “Behind The Political Curtain”; 1912 – 1915.
Volume 2 “From Neutrality To War” 1915 – 1917.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>North Carolina's Hurricane History.</b>, Barnes, Jay
4 Barnes, Jay ...North Carolina's Hurricane History.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001. 0807826405 / 9780807826409 3rd Edition, Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Unused, No flaws but minimal retail wear to dust jacket edges.
Illustrated history of the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel state from the days of the first European explorers through 1999's devastating hurricane Floyd, which caused $6 billion in damages.
Jay Barnes examined newspaper reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions to compile this extraordinary chronicle, which also features nearly 300 photographs, maps, and illustrations.

 
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...<b>Historic Photos of Pennsylvania.</b>, Beardsley, Laura
5 Beardsley, Laura ...Historic Photos of Pennsylvania.
Nashville: Turner Publishing Company, 2009. 1596525150 / 9781596525153 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Carefully used. Moderate wear.
Pennsylvania's natural beauty, industrial might, and advances in education and the arts Farmlands and waterfalls, coal mines and steel mills, museums and universities-all contribute to the tapestry that is Pennsylvania's landscape and history.
Most of all, the images in this collection pay tribute to the people who have made up Pennsylvania's storied past, even as the state looks ahead to a hopeful future.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>The Power of Place</b>, Bowman, Joan Cowen
6 Bowman, Joan Cowen ...The Power of Place
New York The Homestead Press 2010 0692009906 / 9780692009901 First Edition Hardcover in Jacket.
 )
Signed with an inscription.
No flaws or blemishes.
This is a relevant and poignant American story that transcends gender and class. It's a compelling read, giving each of us an opportunity to consider where we have been and where we are heading in our own lives.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>The Bandit Belle  </b><br>, Breihan, Carl W.; Rosamond, Charles A.
7 Breihan, Carl W.; Rosamond, Charles A. ...The Bandit Belle

Seattle, WA: Hangman Press, 1970
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Illustrated with period photographs. 143 pages with index and bibliography, 10.25 inches tall.
 
Price: 14.95 USD
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...<b>The Charleston Gardener.</b>, Cameron, Louisa Pringle;
8 Cameron, Louisa Pringle; ...The Charleston Gardener.
Charleston, North Carolina, U.S.A. Wyrick & Co 2001 0941711595 / 9780941711593 First Edition Hardcover in Jacket.

 Photographer: Chambers, Lauren Preller [Photographer] Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by both the author and photographer. Photographer inscribed to a friend without mentioning a name. No flaws dust jacket in Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Family History</b>, Canby, Henry Seidel
9 Canby, Henry Seidel ...Family History
Cambridge, Mass: The Riverside Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Illustrated.
Red buckram cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Light handling wear. Text clean mild toning.
Includes letters exchanged between Canby and Thomas Jefferson regarding Jefferson's religion.
Canby was considered a leading figure in American literary criticism. He was on the faculty of Yale and was an editor of the New York Post.

 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b> The Roosevelt Women </b><br>, Caroli, Betty Boyd
10 Caroli, Betty Boyd ... The Roosevelt Women

New York: Basic Books, 1998.
 0465071341 / 9780465071340 Softcover.
 
In this book, the author weaves together stories culled from a rich store of letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle nine extraordinary Roosevelt women across a century and a half of turbulent history.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b> Instant Litter: Concert Posters from Seattle Punk Culture </b>, Chantry, Art
11 Chantry, Art ... Instant Litter: Concert Posters from Seattle Punk Culture
USA: Real Comet Press, 1985 094110415X / 9780941104159 First Edition – First Printing Softcover.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

The definite history of Seattle's underground music scene. Art Chantry presents posters from his own collection and others, discussing their importance as both graphic and social productions.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b>The Mississippi Delta and the World : The Memoirs of David L. Cohn.</b>, Cohn, David L.
12 Cohn, David L. ...The Mississippi Delta and the World : The Memoirs of David L. Cohn.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1995. 0807119911 / 9780807119914 First Edition; First Printing; Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>A Portrait of the NYAC The First Hundred Years And Steadfast and Changing. [Two Volumes].</b>, Considine, Bob and Jarvis, Fred G.
13 Considine, Bob and Jarvis, Fred G. ...A Portrait of the NYAC The First Hundred Years And Steadfast and Changing. [Two Volumes].
London: The Macmillan Company, 1993 Hardcover in Slipcase.
 
An excellent historical account of one of New York's oldest and finest athletic clubs. At one time the NYAC was at the forefront of track and field in the world. Their logo is the Winged Foot, and this book tells the history of the many participants who trained at and represented the NYAC in many different sports and sporting competitions.

No flaws or blemishes to the books. Slipcase has a minor blemish on one corner on the open side. Published without slipcases.

 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b>Mary's World: Love, War & Family Ties in Nineteenth-Century Charleston  </b>, Cote, Richard N.
14 Cote, Richard N. ...Mary's World: Love, War & Family Ties in Nineteenth-Century Charleston
Mt. Pleasant, SC: Corinthian Books, 2001 1929175191 / 9781929175192 Second Edition. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 Illustrated with B/W photos. 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Born to affluence and opportunity in the South's Golden Age, Mary Motte Alston Pringle (1803-1884) represented the epitome of Southern white womanhood. Mary's World illuminates in lavish detail the world and psyche of this wealthy, well-educated, well-intentioned woman and her family from the antebellum South.

 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b>Nashville Personality of a City  </b>, Crabb, Alfred Leland
15 Crabb, Alfred Leland ...Nashville Personality of a City
Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1960 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
SIGNED by the author on half-title page.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light fading to green cloth. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Dust jacket a tad faded. 8.5 inches tall. 288 pages with an index.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b> Florida Founder William P. DuVal: Frontier Bon Vivant </b><br>, Denham, James M.
16 Denham, James M. ... Florida Founder William P. DuVal: Frontier Bon Vivant

Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press,
 2015.
 161117466X / 9781611174663 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
SIGNED by author.

In his lively biography, the author gives us an insightful look at one of the Antebellum period's most colorful characters. The subject both witnessed and personified the changes that swept the South and the country in the first half of the 19th century.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Illustrated in B/W throughout with Chapter notes, Bibliography, and Index. 456 pages.

 
Price: 49.95 USD

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...<b>Submission of Recorded Presidential Conversations To the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives by President Richard Nixon April 30, 1974.</b>, Edited. [Richard Nixon]
17 Edited. [Richard Nixon] ...Submission of Recorded Presidential Conversations To the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives by President Richard Nixon April 30, 1974.
Washington: US Government, 1974. Soft cover.

 
Text clean and bright. Textblock firm. Handling wear to cover Spine faded and slight curve inward. Will ship at 8lbs in a box.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>The Heritage and History of St. John's Evangelical Luthern Church Salisbury, North Carolina through 1983. Volume 1</b>, Editors: Agner, Martha Withers, Morehead, Martha Hines
18 Editors: Agner, Martha Withers, Morehead, Martha Hines ...The Heritage and History of St. John's Evangelical Luthern Church Salisbury, North Carolina through 1983. Volume 1
Salisbury, NC: Salisbury Printing Company, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Bindings square and tight. Unopened unused. Minimal shelf handling. Illustrated. [do not believe there is a volume 2]

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Literature and Humanitarian Reform in the Civil War Era.</b>, Eiselein, Gregory
19 Eiselein, Gregory ...Literature and Humanitarian Reform in the Civil War Era.
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. Indiana Univ Press, 1996. 0253330424 / 9780253330420 First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line. Hardcover.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality,
During the Civil War, a crisis erupted in philanthropy that dramatically changed humanitarian theories and practices, and demanded new approaches to humanitarian work.
This book tracks these upheavals and innovations within organized benevolence from 1859 to 1868, investigating the unorthodox humanitarian projects that flourished in this era. Certain writer-activists began to advocate an "eccentric benevolence" - a type of philanthropy that would undo the hierarchical distinction between powerful agents who bestow humanitarian assistance and weaker folks who receive it.
Among the figures Gregory Eiselein discusses are the anti-philanthropic Henry David Thoreau; the dangerously philanthropic John Brown; African American writers Harriet Wilson and Harriet Jacobs; and Walt Whitman and Louisa May Alcott, whose nursing experiences with the wounded led them to believe that hospital care should be centered around patients' attitudes, feelings, and needs.

 
Price: 40.00 USD

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...<b>The Romance of the Rivers.</b>, Faris, John T.
20 Faris, John T. ...The Romance of the Rivers.
New York: Harper & Bros., 1927 First Edition. Hardcover.

 Very Good Illustrated with photographs. 
Blue cloth covered boards. Titles and large decoration in stamped gilt. The author was born in Missouri and wrote a number of Americana titles.
This book includes information on the principal rivers of North America, their discovery, settlement and pioneer history.
Bindings square and tight. Light shelf handling. Yellowed newspaper article pasted in front endpage. Text clean, light even toning.
298 pages with index plus publisher advertisements. 8.75 inches tall.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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