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Old Enough to Die
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Old Enough to Die

By Wills, Ridley

Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Providence House Pub, 1996. 180 pp includes index and endnotes. The story of the Bostick family, from transcription of letters, who were deeply affected by the War between the states and events of the time. Dustjacket has very little wear. Red cloth on boards binding is in lovely condition, No former owner's name. Text is clean and tight. A copy in near-new condition.. First Edition. HC and DJ. V. Good/V. Good. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8.

$17.00

Charles A. Lindbergh and the Battle Against American Intervention in World War II

By Wayne S. Cole

N.Y. And London: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1974. 240 pp. + extensive notes, bibliography and index. Lindbergh was an leading opponent of American involvement in WWII. Despite criticism and accusations of Nazi affiliation he remained true to his convictions though he did voluntarily enlist when America entered the war. 19 b/w photographs. DJ is in excellent condition, no tears or noticable edgewear. Not price clipped. New mylar binding.Black cloth binding is in exellent condition. No former owner's name. Text is tight, clean, unmarked. DJ cond: v. good - near fine Book cond: v. good - near fine.. First Edition. HC and DJ. 8 1/2 x 6.

$20.00

Bunker Genealogy, Volume 2

By Edward C. Moran, Jr

302 pp. The Charlestown, Mass. and Nantucket, Mass. Branches and some unconnected groups. A geneology of the Bunker family. Maroon cloth on boards cover is in nice condition, a little wear along edges. No former owner's name. Text is clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Good. 9 x 6.

$47.00

Myne Owne Ground : Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
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Myne Owne Ground : Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

By Breen, T. H.; Innes, Stephen

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1982. 142 pp includes index and notes. "On the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the seventeenth century a surprisingly large number of blacks achieved feedom. These migrants arrived as slaves and through courage, diligence and luck purchased freedom for themselves and their families." Softcover has a bit of warping from holding but has no major creases, wee bumps to corners. Cover is bright with a minimum of scuffing. Former owner's initials and phone # on front free endpaper. Text is very clean and unmarked. A good copy of this intriguing book.. Fifth Printing. Soft Cover. Good - V. Good. 8 x 5 1/2.

$20.00

A Wilderness To Conquer

By Helen Corse Barney

London: Bannisdale Press, 1955 HC and DJ. First English Edition. 7 1/2 x 5 1/5. 254 pp. The author based her story on facts recorded in Quaker Meeting house minute books. This is the story of one family who left the security of the ir Virginia home and farm to face the rigours and hazards of the long trek through the wilderness to Ohio, the price paid for freedom of conscience. First pub. in 1951 in N.Y. under the title "Fruit i n His Season". DJ is full page black and white illust of covered wagon trek. Min tears and wear to corners and edges. New mylar cover. Price clipped. Dj has a good overall presentation. Binding is r ed cloth on boards with gilt lettering and Bannisdale Press logo, on spine. Binding in near new cond. 1 slightly bumped corner. Bright, tight and clean. Endpaper has stamp stating: "permanent" But th i s is not a library copy. Rear of book has listing of other Bannisdale Press "Quaker Subject " books. Text is in excellent cond. This is lovely copy of this fine book. Dj: v. good, Binding and Text: ne ar fine.. F.

$20.00

Glimmer on the Hill

By Eunice E. Heizer

1973. 155 pp. b/w photos. A story of the American frontier and some of the pioneers that settled it. The author who born in the Cherokee Strip of Oklahoma soon after it was opened to white settlers on September 16, 1893. DJ has a 1/2" tear to bottom edge front, a few spots of stains and a circle left by a tea cup on the front. New plastic cover. A sticker of author's name and address on bottom of front flap. Corner clip to top of front flap but $5.00 hand written below clip. Illustrated, golden cloth on boards binding has bumps to corners and a crease to bottom corner front; a few spots of stain to back cover. Former owner's name on ffep as well as an inscription from the author to the purchaser of the book. The text is clean and secure, a small bend to bottom corner of the pages, not a major flaw. A very interesting book printed by the Mennonite Press, North Newton, Kansas.. Signed by Author. Presumed First. HC and DJ. Good -/Fair. .9 1/4 x 6 1/4.

$30.00

The Great Whale Rescue : An American Folk Epic

By Tiede, Tom; Findleton, Jack

Mahwah, NJ, U.S.A.: World Almanac Books, 1986, 1986. HC and DJ. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. ISBN:0-345-33912-6. 151 pp. The story of the rescue of a misguided whale up the Sacramento River told from the experiences of Jack Findleton, a fishing guide, who put heart a nd soul into returning the whale to the sea. Dj has a small tear to top front edge and a wee puncture near spine, middle front. Not price clipped. Tan paper on boards binding with Lilac coloured spine is in very good condition. No former owner's name on endpapers - very clean. Text is clean, secure and unmarked. No corner folds. A v. good copy..

$7.00

American Antiquity Journal of the Society for American Archaeology

1978. 319 pp + notes on contributors. Edited by Frank Hole. Articles and reviews. Contributions to Archaeological method and theory edited by Michael B. Schiffer. Softcover has former owner's stamp on front top corner and on pages' side edge. Text is clean and unmarked. No major creases or tears to cover. Small creases/bumps to corners.. Volume 43, Number 2, April 1978. Soft Cover. Good +. 9 3/4 x 7.

$12.00

The Saga of the Delta Queen

By Frederick Way, Jr

1951. 128 pp. Written by the captain of the Delta Queen, a river packet that made the voyage from San Francisco Bay down the Pacific Ocean, through the Panama Canal, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf Of Mexico into the Mississippi and up to Cincinnati, Ohio. B/w photos throughout. One colour photo of ship. Printed on textured paper. Softcover has min. bumps to corners and min scuffing along spine edge. In very nice condition. No former owner's name. Text is clean, and unmarked. Cover has separated a bit from text at inside cover bottom but is secure. Overall cond: good+. Soft Cover. Illus. by Floyd Berg. 7 3/4 x 5 1/2.

$9.00