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Hazard-Okonite Service Directory

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1944
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Good
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$98.00

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Wilkes-Barre, PA: Hazard-Okonite, 1944. Paperback. Good. [20] p.; 23 cm. Stapled. Printed in red and blue throughout. American flag on front. The Okonite Co., founded in 1878, was one of the original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Early customers included Samuel F.B. Morse for his telegraph network and Thomas… Read more
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image of The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion -- Part III, Volume I: Medical History -- Being the Third Medical Volume; Prepared under the direction of the Surgeon General, United States Army, by Charles Smart

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1888. Hardcover. Very Good. xiii, [1], 989 p., 44 leaves of plates: tables, charts, illustrations (some in color), color view, maps (1 folded), plans; 30 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt stamped spine title. Bookplate of Sage Public Library, West Bay City, Mich., on front fixed endpaper; stamped "cancelled" on both… Read more
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$191.00
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Philadelphia: Temple University, 2014. Hardcover. Near Fine. xiii, 412 leaves: tables, maps; 29 cm. In black spiral ring binder. A few ink corrections and marginal notations; this copy belonged to one of the members of the committee, Dr. Ken Kusmer. Edward Mallory "Ned" Almond (1892-1979) was a United States Army officer who fought in World… Read more
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$43.00
image of Die Siegreichen Fahnen und Standarten der Deutschen Wehrmacht [21 postcards -- complete]

Die Siegreichen Fahnen und Standarten der Deutschen Wehrmacht [21 postcards -- complete]

by Klein, Gottfried

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
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$721.00

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Munich: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1941. Very Good. 21 color postcards of the colors and standards of the German Wehrmach branches. Nach einem Entwurf von Gottfried Klein. With a smaller card with the title, presumably from the original container. The first five postcards each show a banner printed in gilt and color with a quotation from Adolph… Read more
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3 BuAer Logs from the Navy Department, Bureau of Aeronautics

by Forrestal, James; King, Ernest J.; McAfee, Mildred H.

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Published
1945
Condition
Good
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$26.00

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Washington, D.C.: Navy Department, Bureau of Aeronautics, 1945. Good. 3 single sheet newsletters published by the Navy Department, Bureau of Aeronautics, called BuAer Logs, dated July 24 and 31, and Aug. 17, 1945 (log nos. 1160, 1166, 1180). They provide daily information about on-duty officers and staff, with facsimile signatures of Captain F. Jelke, III, and Commander… Read more
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image of The U.S.S. General J. C. Breckinridge Presents 1946 New Year's Varieties [program]

The U.S.S. General J. C. Breckinridge Presents 1946 New Year's Varieties [program]

by Emerson, James E.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1946
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Good +
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1946. Good +. [4] p.: illustration; 20 cm. The New Year's program was produced and directed by Chaplain James E. Emerson and included musical numbers and skits. The U.S.S. Breckinridge (AP-176) was a troopship named for United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General James Carson Breckinridge (1877-1942). It was commissioned with a U. S. Coast Guard… Read more
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image of The Service Record of ___ in the Armed Forces of the United States of America

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Jersey City, N.J.: Nostrand Press, 1942. Paperback. Near Fine. [16] p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Light grey card covers; stapled. Red and blue flags with eagle on front cover, which has a circular cut-out to reveal the photograph that would be attached to the first page of the person whose military service record is preserved here. Each… Read more
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$23.00
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The Inside Story of the Peace Conference

by Dillon, E. J.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1920
Condition
Good -
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$21.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1920. Hardcover. Good -. Published Feb. 1920. [12], 512, [2] p.; 21 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Title page stamped: "Editorial Page Library." E. J. Dillon (1854-1933) was an Irish journalist and author of numerous books. Here he reports on the six months… Read more
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image of The Effects of Atomic Weapons; Prepared for and in Cooperation with the U. S. Department of Defense and the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission Under the Direction of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1950. Paperback. Very Good. Revised September 1950. x, 456 p.: illustrations, figures, tables; 23 cm. Light green paper cover with black front title. Appendices include: Calculation of Hazard from World-wide Contamination, and Meteorological Trajectory Analysis. In Very Good Condition: spine and upper edges of cover are faded;… Read more
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image of Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belport [The War on All Fronts vol. 3]

Fighting France: From Dunkerque to Belport [The War on All Fronts vol. 3]

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good -
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$16.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919. Hardcover. Very Good -. [8], 238 p., frontispiece and 7 unpaginated pages of illustrations: 1 full-page map; 19 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title; blind-stamped decoration on front cover. Maps on endpapers. Series title at head of title page: The War on All Fronts. Contains 6 articles,… Read more
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image of Typed letter, signed by Lt. Col. Roger Wolcott, Assistant Inspector General, to Col. Charles P. Nutter, Coast Artillery

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1906. Very Good +. 1 typed letter on armorial letterhead of the Massachusetts Inspector General's Department, signed by Roger Wolcottt, Lt. Col. A. I. G. Mass. Dated Boston, 21 July 1906, the letter is to Col. Charles P. Nutter, Commanding Corps Coast Artillery. Roger Wolcottt (1877-1965), son of the governor of the same name, served in… Read more
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$36.00
image of Commission from Pennsylvania Governor James A. Beaver naming Joseph H. LeFevre, Esquire, of Littlestown, Adams Co., a Notary Public

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1887. Very Good +. 1 printed commission form naming Joseph H. LeFevre a notary public, dated 30 March 1887 and signed by Gov. James A. Beaver and Charles W. Stone, Secretary of Pennsylvania. the form is filled in in an attractive hand, with a large gilt seal of Pennsylvania. Attached is a small form indicating that it… Read more
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$149.00
image of Typed letter, to J. M. Dickinson, Lisbon, Ohio, signed by Major Carl Berlin, Assistant Adjutant General

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1901. Very Good. 1 typed letter, dated National Military Home, Ohio, 30 March 1901, signed by Major Carl Berlin, Assistant Adjutant General, on the letterhead of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. He informs Dickinson of the information required for someone to apply for admission to the Home. Along one edge of the postmarked envelope,… Read more
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$67.00
image of Typed letter signed by Captain Reginald R. Belknap to Major Eben Putnam

Typed letter signed by Captain Reginald R. Belknap to Major Eben Putnam

by Belknap, Reginald Rowan

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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$191.00

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1926. Very Good. 2 documents. The 1st is a typed letter, dated U. S. Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Va., 3 May 1926, signed "R. R. Belknap," informing Major Eben Putnam that he had received and would be happy to read Putnam's draft of an account of the North Sea Mine Barrage during World War One. … Read more
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image of Typed letter, signed by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, to Kenneth Lee Mohler

Typed letter, signed by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, to Kenneth Lee Mohler

by Forrestal, James

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Published
1946
Condition
Fine
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$77.00

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1946. Fine. 1 typed leltter, dated Washington, D.C., 6 March 1946, signed by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, to Kenneth Lee Mohler, Lancaster, Pa. James Forrestal (1892-1949) was the last Secretary of the Navy, serving from 1944 to 1947, when he transitioned to the newly created Secretary of Defense, the position he held until 1949. … Read more
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image of Handwritten letter to J. M. Dickinson, Lisbon, Ohio, from Kate B. Sherwood, editor of the Woman's Dept. of the The National Tribune

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1897. Near Fine. 1 handwritten letter, dated Canton, Ohio, 12 April 1897, to J. M. Dickinson, Lisbon, Ohio, accepting the invitation he had extended from Starr Post 138, G.A.R., in Lisbon, Ohio, for her to visit on Memorial Day. Kate Brownlee Sherwood (1841-1914) was a poet and journalist, as well as the editor from 1883 of the… Read more
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$129.00
image of Type letter, signed by journalist Frederic J. Haskin on Syracuse Post-Standard letterhead

Type letter, signed by journalist Frederic J. Haskin on Syracuse Post-Standard letterhead

by Haskin, Frederic J.

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Published
1942
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Very Good
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Washington, D.C.: Syracuse Post-Standard, 1942. Very Good. 1 typed letter, signed by journalist Frederic J. Haskin on Syracuse Post-Standard Information Bureau letterhead, dated 22 Oct. 1942. Frederic Jennings Haskin (1873-1944) was an American journalist best known for his information column, which researched and answered readers' questions. In this letter, he is responding to Mr. Broadman… Read more
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image of Typed letter, signed by Captain G. Frederick Pine, of the Royal Navy, enclosing autograph of Admiral Sir Henry R. Moore

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1947. Very Good -. 2 pieces of British Admiralty Delegation stationery. One with the typed letter, signed by Captain G. Frederick Pine, of the Royal Navy, dated 30 April 1947. The other bearing the autograph of Admiral Sir Henry R. Moore (1886-1978). Captain George Frederick Pine was the secretary to the head of the British… Read more
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image of Commission of Stephen J. Towson as Notary Public of Cook County, Illinois

Commission of Stephen J. Towson as Notary Public of Cook County, Illinois

by Palmer, John M.

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Published
1872
Condition
Good
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$139.00

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1872. Good. 1 leaf (37 x 24 cm.). Printed form with handwritten information, dated 27 Dec. 1872, and with the gilt state seal. John M. Palmer, Governor of Illinois, commissions Stephen J. Towson as Notary Public of Cook County, Illinois. Signed by Palmer and the Secretary of State Edward Rummel. John M. Palmer (1817-1900) was… Read more
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image of Handwritten Letter by Irene Rucker Sheridan, widow of General Philip Sheridan

Handwritten Letter by Irene Rucker Sheridan, widow of General Philip Sheridan

by Sheridan, Irene Rucker

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Published
1905
Condition
Near Fine
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$36.00

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1905. Near Fine. 1 handwritten letter, dated 3 June 1905, Washington, D.C. Irene Rucker Sheridan, the widow of General Philip Sheridan, responds to Jessie M. Weith, who had requested an autograph letter of her late husband. She regrets that she cannot comply because she had given away nearly everything from him. General Philip Sheridan (1831-1888)… Read more
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