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Timberwolf Tracks; the History of the 104th Infantry Division, 1942-1945

by Hoegh, Leo A. And Howard J. Doyle

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Washington, D.C. (1946): Infantry Journal Press. First Edition. Octavo. 444 page. Profusely illustrated, maps on endpapers. The 104th fought through France, Belgium, and western Germany. It formed a vital link in the drive to the Maas River and the Roer River line. After crossing the Roer, they moved past Cologne and across the Rhine, fighting back… Read more
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Oakland, California; (1895): Pacific Press Publishing Co. First Edition. Octavo. Portrait frontispieces. 510 and 426pp. The original 2 volume set (later issued into one volume). This scarce work remains one of the best works on both George Washington and the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He has biographies of the signers often with engravings and… Read more
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$450.00
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Diplomacy and the Borderlands; the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819

by Brooks, Philip C.

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Published
1939
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First Edition
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1939. First Edition. Octavo. 262 pages, index. bibliography. Not just a study of a treaty but an important examination of Spanish diplomacy during the critical years from the Napoleonic wars to 1821. The issue was the control of the Florida's and the border between the growing United States and Spanish possessions from… Read more
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(Flagstaff, Arizona; 1974): Northland Press. First Edition. Quarto. 127pp. Ben K. Green's description of 34 full color reproductions of Darol Dickinson's oil paintings. One of the most essential classics for those who deal with beautiful horses. It has insight into horse color. Intense colors. Bay -- Brown -- Black -- Grey -- Dun -- Self colors. Chestnut… Read more
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$180.00
image of Eyewitnesses to the Indian Wars, 1865-1890 (5 volume set);  I. Struggle for Apacheria;  II. Wars for the Pacific Northwest; III. Conquering the Southern Plains; IV. The Long War for the Northern Plains;  V. The Army and the Indian

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(Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 2001-2005): Stackpole. First Editions. Thick Octavo. In five volumes, illustrated. Extensive bibliography and index. The author has assembled a wide variety of first- person accounts that are not generally available elsewhere, relying primarily on unpublished manuscript accounts, special military reports, and contemporaneous newspaper and magazine articles. Each account it meticulously documented to enhance its historical… Read more
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London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co, 1885. Octavo. 2nd edition. xii, 572 pages, color frontispiece, double map, and plans. This is the important second edition which deals with both the classic and regular spellings of names on Regimental decorations, thus, Palasi is here spelt "Plassey: Lakhnao "Lucknow". This will be essential for the serious student of the history of… Read more
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$175.00
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Madame Chrysantheme

by Loti, Pierre

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New York, nd: E.P. Dutton and Co. Octavo. 335 pages. A special book, handcolored with 41 pages of beautiful flowers, birds, mask and other items delicately painted in watercolor allowing the text to be visible. Novel about a French naval officer who has two objectives for his stay in Japan - to get a tattoo and… Read more
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Che-Cau-Gou; a History; a Romance; in the Evolution of a Great City from the Garden of Eden to the End of the Twentieth Century

by Ganinwari, Onkwe [Frank R. Chandler]

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Published
1924
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First Edition
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Chicago: The Faithorn Company, 1924. First Edition. Octavo. Limited to 1000 copies. The present copy is number 381 specially made for Rev. Lewis B. Fisher and signed by the author, 137 pages, his work has humorous look at the area before its settlement and displacement of native Americans. It moves to his view of what might come in the… Read more
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Our Village

by Mitford, Mary Russell

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Published
1904
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1904. Octavo. 309pp., unopened. illustrated with 25 illustrations in color by C.E. Brock. Our Village(s) was originally issued in a series of five volumes at two-year intervals from 1824 to 1832 and became Mary Russell Mitford's most successful and celebrated achievement. Mitford was an only child and an invalid. Her father became a… Read more
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A History of Formal Logic (translated By Vio Thomas)

by Bochenski, I.M. (Joseph Innocent M.)

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New York; (1970): Chelsea House Publishers. Octavo. 2nd corrected edition. (the first had to be withdrawn because of some typographical errors). 567 pages, 10 p. publisher's catalog. A masterful work on the history of logic by the scholar whose writings became a major influence after World War II (his work on Contemporary European Philosophy included his critique… Read more
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New York: New Amsterdam Book Company, 1903. Small Oblong Octavo. 320 pages. The list of Scottish and Irish scenes in the preliminary pages will help the reader in locating both the historic sites as well as the towns and cities that have changed dramatically from what existed at the beginning of the 20th century. It is… Read more
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$90.00
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26th Air Division (Defense)

by Air Force. Air Division. 26th

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Published
1956
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Baton Rouge: Army & Navy, 1956. Quarto. 250 pages, illustrations, portraits of the men and women of the 26th Air Division. The 26th was at its peak in the Cold War that specialized in defense. It was one of the first group to have women officers in the Air Force. Bound in blue pictorial cloth depicting an… Read more
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Salem, MA: Cushing and Appleton, 1809. Octavo. 511 pages, errata (p. 512). From the Adams family to Yale Elihu. The family of Rev. Joseph Buckminster (page 88-89) is noted in the book and also written on the front pastedown the following biographical information: Great Grandfather Buckminster, Col. 1876, Essex Co,....Richard Buckminster, Limerick, NY; Drafted in War of 1812; John… Read more
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History of Painting (8 Vol Set), the Florentine Edition, Limited to 250 Copies,

by MacFall, Haldane

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Limited Editioin
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Boston, nd: Dana Estes and Co., [Edinburgh] : Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to His Majesty at the Edinburgh University Press. Limited Editioin. Quarto. The Florentine Edition, limited to 250 copies. The present set is number 11 illustrated with two hundred tipped in plates in colour and with a preface by Frank Brangwyn. Haldane was one… Read more
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Cranford

by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn

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Published
1904
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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1904. Octavo. 255pp., illustrated with 25 color illustrations by C.E. Brock. The author was an English novelist, biographer and short story writer. Cranford was serialized in Household Words by Dickens. Besides known for her books Cranford and North and South, she also wrote the biography of her friend Charlotte Bronte along with several other works.… Read more
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The Martyrs and Heroes of Illinois in the Great Rebellion

by Barnet, James

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Published
1865
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First Edition
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Chicago: Press of J. Barnet, 1865. First Edition. Octavo. Black and white frontispiece, tinted engraved title and regular title page, xvi (9-283). illustrated with 65 engravings, Includes the biography of Abraham Lincoln and, Colonel Julian E. Bryant, who took over the 46th regiment of black soldiers and unlike his predecessor who despised them, trained them and led… Read more
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300 Years in Victoria County

by Grimes, Roy (editor)

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Austin, Texas; (1985): Nortex Press. Thick Octavo. 649 pages. Illustrated by Tom Jones. Bibliographic notes, index. The author drew upon the "Historical Edition" of The Victoria Advocate and brought together additional stories of the area that may be referred to as "the Cradle of Texas History". He begins with the ill-fated La Salle settlement on Matagordia… Read more
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Sir Edward J. Poynter, President of the Royal Academy

by Monkhouse, W. Cosmo

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London; Easter 1897: The Art Journal. Quarto. 31, [1], 4 unnumbered leaves of plates by Poynter including his lovely paintings of women including his nude entitled High Noon. Book plate of Olive May Graves Percival (1869-1945). Lawrence Clark Powell wrote of her collection: In spite of an income limited to her clerk's earnings and from the… Read more
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Paul's Letters to His Kinfolk

by Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832

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Published
1816
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Edinburgh: Constable and Co. Limited, 1816. Octavo. 468 pages. Gift inscription on title page: "Richard Montgomery to Stephlis Marsh 1816". Edinburgh University describes the background of this book. On hearing the news of the Allied victory at Waterloo (June 18, 1815), Scott longed to visit the battlefield and to see newly conquered Paris. Continental Europe had been closed to… Read more
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The History of Tom Jones, a Founding

by Fielding, Henry

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Np/nd: Illustrated Modern Library/A.S. Barnes and Co. Octavo. 886(2)pp. illustrated in color by Warren Chappell. Handsomely bound by Inman in full blue polished calf double ruled in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, inn gilt denteels, blue marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some fading to spine. A very nice copy.
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