Recent Arrivals from Monongahela Books

Recent Arrivals from Monongahela Books

CHATEAU THIERRY: A Friendly Guide for American Pilgrims to the Shrines between the Marne and the Vesle

CHATEAU THIERRY: A Friendly Guide for American Pilgrims to the Shrines between the Marne and the Vesle

by Alexander Woolcott

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Historical facsimile edition
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2024
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NEW copy. Historical facsimile edition of the original 1919 edition by The Lafayette Publishing Company, Paris. Maps, illustrations, 24 pages. ~~~ " . . . touring the battle sites at Chateau Thierry, Vaux, Belleau Woods, Bouresches, La Voie du Chatel, La Loge Farm, Coupru, Bezu-le-Guery, along the Marne, Soissons, Berzy-le-Sec, Vierzy, Chavigny Ferme, Longpont, Juvigny, along the River Ourcq, Chateau de… Read more about this item
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SILENT NIGHT: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce

SILENT NIGHT: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce

by Stanley Weintraub

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As New
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Edition
First Edition
Published
2001
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. Jacket in mylar protector. Illustrated, descriptive bibliography, index, 206 pages. ~~~ "Weintraub's poignant account of the day one of the worst of wars took a holiday sounds like the stuff of fiction, but it was the sort of event that fiction can only imitate. No wonder that his book reads like… Read more about this item
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THE EARLY CAREER OF MALCOLM COWLEY: A Humanist among the Moderns

THE EARLY CAREER OF MALCOLM COWLEY: A Humanist among the Moderns

by James Michael Kempf

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First Edition
Published
1985
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NEW copy, F/F. Hardcover with dust jacket. Bibliography, index, 145 pages. ~~~ "Kempf has made good use of primar source materials, most notable of which are the extensive collection of Cowley papers now deposited at the Newberry Library in Chicago and the files of the little magazines of the 1920s. By presenting the long foreground of Cowley's distinguished life and… Read more about this item
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HARP ON THE SHORE: Thoreau & the Sea

HARP ON THE SHORE: Thoreau & the Sea

by Willard H. Bonner

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First Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover with laminated covers, issued without dust jacket
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NEW copy. Hardcover with laminated, illustrated covers (issued without dust jacket. Illustrated, notes, index, 129 pages. OUT OF PRINT. --- Allusions to the sea permeate Thoreau's writings, enriching many of his basic ideas. Harp on the Shore examines Thoreau's use of maritime metaphor. It shows how he, a writer ordinarily perceived as quintessentially landlocked, came to view the terrestrial world in… Read more about this item
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A YOUNG GIRL IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION

A YOUNG GIRL IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION

by Betty Appenheimer

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First Edition
Published
2019
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NEW copy, trade paperback. Introductory essay by BJ Omanson, illustrated throughout with photographs and period engravings, appendices, 191 pages. ~~~ It is not often that the diary of a 13-year-old will contain material of lasting interest. We cannot expect thoughtful reflection at such a young age, nor would we expect someone of that age to make a reliable observer of… Read more about this item
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THE LAND ITSELF

THE LAND ITSELF

by Jared Carter

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2019
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NEW copy, trade paperback. Introductory essay by BJ Omanson, photographs by Jared Carter, 57 pages. ~~~ "Jared Carter's poetry -- in its fidelity both to the letter and the spirit of the land -- does something that art should never lose sight of: it adheres so scrupulously to the world as it is, to the 'local habitation' in all its… Read more about this item
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DARK HILLS OF HOME

DARK HILLS OF HOME

by Marc Harshman

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First Edition
Published
2022
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Paperback
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NEW copy, paperback. Illustrations, 35 pages. ~~~ Every poem in the "Dark Hills of Home" had its birth among the foothills and hollows of the western Alleghenies, between the Ohio and Monongahela rivers in the heart of Appalachia--- where the sun rises late and sets early, and the night is never entirely absent. ~~~~~ Illustrated with period engravings and printed… Read more about this item
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THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WOOD: Bois Belleau, Seventy-five Years After

THE TOWER AT THE EDGE OF THE WOOD: Bois Belleau, Seventy-five Years After

by BJ Omanson

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2017
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NEW copy, paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Illustrations, Night after night through heavy shellfire, Alpheus Appenheimer, a private with the 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Brigade of Marines, hauled ammunition to front-line positions of his company with a 4-line mule-team and wagon during the fiercest fighting at Belleau Wood. ~~~ For years after the war, Alpheus hoped to return to Belleau… Read more about this item
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SEVENTY-EIGHTH COMPANY, SIXTH MARINES, 4th BRIGADE OF MARINES

SEVENTY-EIGHTH COMPANY, SIXTH MARINES, 4th BRIGADE OF MARINES

by George H. Donaldson

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First Edition
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2017 (1919)
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NEW copy. (Monongahela Books, 2017). Facsimile edition of original edition published in July, 1919 at the 78th Company Headquarters in Neuweid, Germany. ~~~~~ In addition to the actual history of the company (8 pages), there are several photographs, an Honor Roll of the Dead, a list of "Decorations Won by Men of 78th Company" including Croix de Guerres, Citations for… Read more about this item
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JACK FOLEY'S UNMANAGEABLE MASTERPIECE: California Literary Timeline 1940-2005

JACK FOLEY'S UNMANAGEABLE MASTERPIECE: California Literary Timeline 1940-2005

by Dana Gioia, Peter Whitfield

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NEW.
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First Edition
Published
2019
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NEW copy, trade paperback. Illustrations, essays by various hands, reviews, biographical note, bibliography, 109 pages. ~~~ In 2011 a tiny press in Berkeley published Visions & Affiliations, an eccentric 1300-page chronology of post-war California literature in two massive paperbound folio volumes. With no commercial distribution or publicity, the book sold about two hundred copies and soon vanished from sight--but not… Read more about this item
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JONATHAN BOUCHER: Loyalist in Exile

JONATHAN BOUCHER: Loyalist in Exile

by Anne Y. Zimmer

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1978
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF, hardcover in unclipped dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~ Illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, 395 pages. ~~~ "Zimmer's study encompasses Boucher's political theory and also the pioneering lexical research to which he devoted the last years of his life. She includes a complete bibliography of the major sources for Boucher's life, of his published and unpublished writings, and… Read more about this item
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE AND THE PHILADELPHIA AURORA

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE AND THE PHILADELPHIA AURORA

by James Tagg

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First Edition
Published
1991
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. Extensive end-chapter notes, bibliography, index, 431 pages. ~~~ This is the first modern biography of Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Between the turbulent years of 1793 and 1798, Bache was the young nation's leading political journalist and a sharp critic of the Federalists and their policies. As editor… Read more about this item
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AMERICAN JEZEBEL: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, The Woman Who Defied the Puritans

AMERICAN JEZEBEL: The Uncommon Life of Anne Hutchinson, The Woman Who Defied the Puritans

by Eve LaPlante

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First Edition
Published
2004
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Maps, Appendix: Exploring Anne Hutchinson's England & America, Chronology, Genealogy, Bibliography, Index, 312 pages. ~~~ Anne Hutchinson, a forty-six- year-old midwife who was pregnant with her sixteenth child, stood before forty male judges of the Massachusetts General Court, charged with heresy and sedition. In a time when women could not… Read more about this item
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SAMUEL ADAMS: A Life

SAMUEL ADAMS: A Life

by Ira Stoll

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First Edition
Published
2008
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Frontispiece, prelude, introduction, 34 pages of notes, bibliography, index, 338 pages. ~~~ "Unlike Jefferson, Washington, or other Founding Fathers, Sam Adams could point to few accomplishments before the era of the Revolution began. With the end of "benign neglect" and the onset of the efforts by Britain to tighten restrictions… Read more about this item
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WILD FRUITS: Thoreau's Rediscovered Lost Manuscript

WILD FRUITS: Thoreau's Rediscovered Lost Manuscript

by Henry Davd Thoreau (edited by Bradley P. Dean)

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First Edition
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition ~~~ Illustrated end pages (map), introduction, related passages, a Thoreau chronology, glossary of botanical terms, a note on the provenance of the manuscript, manuscript facsimile, 90-odd pages of notes, works cited, index, 409 pages. ~~~ Thoreau's Walden (1854) is regarded both as a masterpiece of American prose and as a forerunner… Read more about this item
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FIRST WORLD WAR POEMS

FIRST WORLD WAR POEMS

by Andrew Motion (editor)

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First Edition
Published
2003
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Index of poets and first lines. 171 pages. ~~~ The First World War produced some of the most haunting and memorable poetry of our age. In this compelling anthology, the Poet Laureate Andrew Motion guides us through both the horror and the pity of that conflict, from the trenches of… Read more about this item
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THE LETTERS OF MARGARET FULLER: Volume I: 1817-18

THE LETTERS OF MARGARET FULLER: Volume I: 1817-18

by Robert N. Hudspeth

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Second Printing
Published
1983
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition. ~~~ Detailed notes following each letter, index, 374 pages. ~~~ The first letters in Volume I are those of a seven-year-old child; the last were written by an uncommonly well-educated woman ready for a larger challenge than schoolteaching could offer her. The letters tell the story of her work with Amos… Read more about this item
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NATURE AND THE AMERICAN: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

NATURE AND THE AMERICAN: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

by Hans Huth

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New Edition (originally published in 1957
Published
1990
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Trade paperback in Near Fine condition. ~~~ Illustrated, introduction by Douglas H. Strong, notes, bibliography, index, 250 pages. ~~~ Hans Huth was for many years Curator of Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and a consultant for the U.S. National Park Service. --- For this new Bison Book edition, Douglas H. Strong has written an introduction discussing recent… Read more about this item
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HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

by Robert D. Richardson Jr.

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Sixth Paperback Printing
Published
1998
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VG. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book, otherwise a clean, tight copy. ~~~ Illustrations, Chronology, Principal sources, Notes, Index, 455 pages. ~~~ The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of… Read more about this item
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THE ESSAYS OF HENRY D. THOREAU

THE ESSAYS OF HENRY D. THOREAU

by Lewis Hyde (editor)

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2002
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Trade paperback, NF condition. ~~~ Introduction, essays, annotations, bibliography, index, 390 pages. ~~~ With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of Thoreau's finest short prose works and, for the first time in 150 years, presents them fully annotated and arranged in the order of their composition. This definitive edition includes Thoreau's most famous essays, "Civil Disobedience"… Read more about this item
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