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Cemeteries Floyd (Montgomery) County, Va. Burks Fork District, Volume II
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Cemeteries Floyd (Montgomery) County, Va. Burks Fork District, Volume II

By Phillips, Phyllis Goad and Genevieve Cochran Starkey

Willis, Virginia, 1992. Probable First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. 106 pages plus index, two sheets laid in with additional cemeteries. Recorded tombstones from over 100 cemeteries in Floyd County. Peach colored illustrated wraps with black titles on front cover and spine. Minor wear, a little spotting, slight crease in spine, binding tight.

$26.00

The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey/The History of the Coronation 2 Volume Set
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The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey/The History of the Coronation 2 Volume Set

By Tanner, Lawrence E.

London: Pitkin Pictorals, Ltd., 1953. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/fair. Two volumes. The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey, and A Record of The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, written by the Keeper of the Muniments and Library, Westminster Abbey, 128 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Tan cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Cover faded with some spotting, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, interior pages bright with a few small stains, binding tight. Red illustrated dust jacket with white and gold titles is creased with chips in edges, short tears, rusted paper clip on back jacket which has stained back cover of book, not price clipped. The History of the Coronation, 96 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. The coronation of Elizabeth II. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers, gold band at gutter of front cover. Spine cocked, stain at upper front cover near spine, frayed at bottom of front cover, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages bright, binding tight. Purple illustrated dust jacket with gilt and white titles is chipped and creased, large chip in upper edge of back jacket, some fading and spotting, price clipped.

$11.70

My Appalachia; Pipestem State Park Today and Yesterday
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My Appalachia; Pipestem State Park Today and Yesterday

By Lee, Howard B.

Parsons, West Virginia: McClain Printing Company, 1975. Second printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 186 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photo plates. Biographical sketch of the author, who was an Attorney General of West Virginia, by Clifford M. Lewis. Third volume of a series describing 150 years of local history in and around Mercer County, West Virginia. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Cover scrubbed and spotted, some edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, spine a little faded, a little staining of end papers, interior pages bright except for a little foxing, binding tight.

$16.25

Up Front
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Up Front

By Mauldin, Bill

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. Third printing before publication. Hardcover. Good +/good. Mauldin, Bill. 228 pages, illustrated with black and white cartoon drawings on nearly every page. Text and cartoons by an artist who documented life for the average soldier in World War II. Brown cloth binding with green cartoon on front cover and green titles on spine. A little edge wear, minor spotting, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, end papers stained, interior pages a little tanned, binding tight. Illustrated red dust jacket with yellow and white titles shows some edge wear with chipping, short tear at base of spine, a little spotting and tanning, corners clipped not affecting $3.00 price.

$7.80

A Stroll Through Historic Salem
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A Stroll Through Historic Salem

By Chamberlain, Samuel

New York: Hastings House, 1969. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/fair. Chamberlain, Samuel. 122 pgs., indexed and illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A guide to the historical seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Blue cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine. Nice copy, cover clean and bright, titles sharp, minor edge wear. Interior pages bright with no tanning, gift inscription and giver's names on front free end paper. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine is chipped along edges, tears and holes along edges and folds and damaged area where tape was removed from back cover, price clipped.

$6.50

Balance of Power: The Negro Vote
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Balance of Power: The Negro Vote

By Moon, Henry Lee

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/good. 256 pages, indexed. A clear and intelligent argument for minority right to vote as seen against the background of Presidential elections of this critical time. Tan boards with blue cloth spine, black titles on spine. Cover is scrubbed and faded at spine, lettering still very clear, light bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages very lightly tanned with a couple of pencil marks in first chapter, staining of page edges. Blue dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine has a few chips, stains and scrubs, some edge wear and small tears and creases along edges, chips at base of spine and along folds, not faded or price clipped.

$13.00

On Mediterranean Shores
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On Mediterranean Shores

By Ludwig, Emil

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 267 pgs. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Wonderful black and white plates as illustrations of places and times that exist no longer in Palermo, Egypt, Palestine, Greece and other fascinating locations. Green cloth binding with gold trim and blue titles. Cover lightly soiled at edges with a few light spots, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, titles sharp with spine slightly faded, end papers tanning slightly and interior pages very lightly tanned with a little foxing.

$6.50

The Architecture of High Point, North Carolina
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The Architecture of High Point, North Carolina

By Briggs, Benjamin

Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2008. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 263 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs and color plates, indexed with bibliography. The growth and development of a simple Quaker settlement into one of North Carolina's leading industrial centers, featuring the architecture of many different styles. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Spine a little cocked, gilt bright, interior pages bright and clean with no obvious markings, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white and yellow titles shows a little edge wear, small crease in bottom edge of front and back, small stain on back jacket, not clipped.

$19.50

Triumph in the West 1943 - 1946
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Triumph in the West 1943 - 1946

By Bryant, Arthur

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1959. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/good. 438 pages, indexed. A history of the years 1943-1946 of World War II, based on the diaries of Field-Marshall Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff. Tan cloth binding with gilt on red titles on spine, maps on end papers, red top edge. Very light edge wear to cover, corners straight and titles bright, a little bumping of top spine, interior pages bright, black smudge on bottom corner of page edges. Red jacket with white and black titles is a little edge worn and scrubbed, short tear at top spine, darkened and slightly soiled on white back, $6.95 price not clipped.

$13.00

The Limits of Foreign Policy
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The Limits of Foreign Policy

By Marshall, Charles Burton

New York: Henry Holt And Company, 1954. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 128 pgs. Written during the Cold War Era, pointing out the shortcomings and problems of American's foreign policy. Black cloth binding with gold titles on front cover and spine, Great Seal in gold and red imprinted on front cover. One or two small spots on front cover near spine, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, interior pages bright, marginalia and some underlining. Dark gray dust jacket with white titles showing some edge wear with chips and creases in edges, slight scrubbing of back cover, one inch chip in back cover near outer corner, not price clipped.

$9.75

Trial of the Major Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Volume XXVIII
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Trial of the Major Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Volume XXVIII

By Multiple Authors

Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 603 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. Official Text English Edition, Documents and Other Material in Evidence Numbers 1742-PS to 1849-PS. Documents are reproduced in the original language, except for Russian due to lack of editorial staff. Blue binding with gilt titles and scales of justice symbol on front cover, gilt titles on spine, blue top edge. Spine faded, gilt on spine faded but still readable, front cover gilt bright, some soiling of cover, light edge wear, bumping to corners and spine ends with a little fraying of bottom spine, front hinge a little weak, interior pages lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$16.25

Trial of the Major War Criminals Before The International Military Tribunal, Volume XXX
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Trial of the Major War Criminals Before The International Military Tribunal, Volume XXX

By Multiple Authors

Nuremburg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 603 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. Official Text English Edition, Documents and Other Material in Evidence Numbers 1742-PS to 1849-PS. Documents are reproduced in the original language, except for Russian due to lack of editorial staff. Blue binding with gilt titles and scales of justice symbol on front cover, gilt titles on spine, blue top edge. Spine faded, gilt on spine faded but still readable, front cover gilt bright, some fading and spotting of cover with stains and scuffs, corners and spine ends bumped, cloth split at front spine edge, front hinge very weak, interior pages tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$13.00

Behind the Mirrors
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Behind the Mirrors

By Gilbert, Clinton Wallace

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 236 pages plus catalog, illustrated with black and white plates. By the author of "The Mirrors of Washington" and published anonymously. Twelve essays on Warren G. Harding and his presidency. Red cloth binding with black titles on spine. Cover faded at top, spotting, spine faded, some staining of back cover, discolorations and spotting of end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, frontispiece tissue foxed, binding tight.

$7.80

The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences
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The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences

By Herbert, Hilary A.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 249 pages with index. A look at the Civil War and the following years in the South, from the viewpoint of a Southern Congressman. Dark green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Spotting and scuffing of cover, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, former owner's name and notations in pencil on front free end paper, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight.

$16.25

Great Leaders and National Issues of 1896
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Great Leaders and National Issues of 1896

By Multiple Authors

Non-Partisan Bureau of Political Information, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 660 pages, illustrated with over 100 black and white plates. contains "the lives of the Republican and Democratic candidates for President and Vice-President, biographical sketches of the leading men of all parties, the story of famous campaigns of the past, history of political parties, lives of our former presidents, together with a full presentation of the live questions of the day, including the tariff, gold and silver, Cuba, Armenia, Venezuela, Monroe Doctrine, etc." Black and red decorations on gray cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine. Cover very worn and faded, spotting, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, hinges weak and showing a little webbing, first few pages a little loose with chip missing at top edge, interior pages tanned and a little stained, spotting of end papers, binding a bit shaken.

$9.75

All Fall Down
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All Fall Down

By Sick, Gary

New York: Random House, 1985. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 366 pages with index. The definitive story of the Iranian hostage crisis and the revolution that overthrew the Shah of Iran. half cloth over black boards with small blindstamped initials on front cover and bright gilt titles on spine. Cover has a little spotting, a little fading at top edge and bottom spine, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, binding tight. Black dust jacket with multicolored titles on front cover and white titles on spine shows a little edge wear, spotting, crease and curl at top of front cover, small tears taped at bottom of spine, tanning of inner folds, not price clipped.

$7.80

The Celts
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The Celts

By Herm, Gerhard

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977. Book of the Month Club. Hardcover. Very Good/good. 312 pages, indexed, illustrated with black and white photo sections. History of the development of the Northern European culture that rivaled Rome at its height, Celtic culture, mythology and art is considered the greatest achievement north of the Alps after the Ice Age. Quarter blue cloth over blue boards with gilt titles on spine. Cover shows very light wear and a little fading along top edge, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, light foxing of page edges, interior pages bright, owner's name on front free end paper, binding tight. Illustrated black dust jacket with blue and white titles has some edge wear, wrinkles and short tears at top of spine, heavy crease and 1 inch tear at bottom of front inner fold, light soiling and foxing in white areas, not clipped.

$7.80

The Mediterranean
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The Mediterranean

By Bonney, T. G., E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, Arthur Griffiths and Robert Brown

New York: James Pott and Company, 1902. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 367 pages, illustrated with 17 tissue protected photogravures. Lovely book with chapter titles that sweep the reader away to past century Algiers, Malaga, Barcelona, Marseilles, Nice and more. Blue decorated cloth binding with heavy gilt titles and decoration on front cover and spine, gilt top edge, white riboon bookmark. Cover spotted, light edge wear with bumped corners and spine ends, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight except for one or two loose plates, bookmark detached and a bit tattered and laid in.

$9.75

The West Indians
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The West Indians

By Cracknell, Basil E.

Kingston, Jamaica: Kingston Publishers Limited, 1974. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/good. 168 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photo plates. A look at the remarkably diverse culture of the West Indies. Gray cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Some staining of cover, minor edge wear with a little bumping of corners and spine ends, end papers scuffed at edges, interior pages bright, binding tight, small stains on back end papers. White illustrated dust jacket with black and pink titles on front cover and spine is discolored along inside edges, a bit tanned, minor edge wear with small creases, small stain at spine, not clipped.

$6.50

The Politics of Upheaval
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The Politics of Upheaval

By Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr.

New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 749 pages, with index. The third volume of The Age of Roosevelt, concentrating on 1935 and 1936 and the resistance that arose against the New Deal. Black cloth binding with red title block on spine and gilt titles, red top edge. Light spotting of cover, minor edge wear with a little bumping of corners and spine ends, some tanning of end papers, stain on front free end paper, interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with red and white titles on front cover and spine shows some edge wear, creases and chips along top edge with short tears, not price clipped.

$7.15

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