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81 Distinguished Military Men : Word Portraits of Eight of Columbia's Finest Von Stetten, Wayne
Willow Street PA Wayne Von Stetten 2006 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Biographical sketches of 6 Generals and 2 Admirals from Columbia Pennsylvania - Thomas Welsh, Edward Shannon, Daniel Strickler, Charles Supplee, Richard Snyder, Frank Smoker, Charles Mason, and Dr. Richard Kern. Privately Published. Book Condition : Very Good; light rubbing to covers; curling to front cover edge; a few spots to text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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82 Autobiographies: Reveries Over Childhood and Youth and The Trembling of the Veil W.B. Yeats
New York NY The MacMillan Co. 1926 Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
1927 New and reset edition w/ additional material. 477 pp. includes several b&w plates. Autobiographical writings including Reveries Over Childhood and Youth (1914); The Trembling of the Veil (1922-1926); and notes. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; toning to end papers from inlaid DJ; owner's name on front free end paper. Dust Jacket separated into 4 pieces and inlaid. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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83 Festschrift Friedrich Carl Andreas zur Vollendung des siebzigsten Lebensjahres am 14. April 1916: Dargebracht von Freunden und Schülern Wackernagel, J. ; H. Oldenberg ; A. Debrunner ; et al.
Leipzig Otto Harrassowitz 1916 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Softcover, protected by seminary library pressboard wraps, with original spine visible. 142 pp, 2 plates (1 color). Text in German. Probably first edition. 14 articles, each with a different author, on Andreas and his work. Condition: Good; ex-seminary library with typical markings, labels, stamps and residual from removed rear pocket on pressboard cover, stamps and penciled notes on extremities. Reading pages are clean, edges crisp, some creasing. Age darkening around edges of covers, original spine largely missing, but title visible. One piece separated, laid in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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84 Autobiography of a Pennsylvania Dutchman Weaver, Samuel P.
New York NY Vantage Press 1953 Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Autobiography of a university professor is more of a look back at Pennsylvania German roots and family stories. 31 b&w photos & illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning to free end papers; spotting to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Fair/Poor; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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85 The Romance of Abelard and Heloise Wight, O. W.
New York, NY D. Appleton & Co. 1853 1st Edition Hardcover Fair Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
The tragic story of the love affair of the 12th century philosopher and theologian and his student. Brown cloth boards with blind stamp ornamentation on cover and gilt spine titles. 266 pp., unillustrated. Condition: Fair; ex-seminary library with bookplate, spine and back cover labels, notation on t.p. verso, pages clean except for some age-spotting, toning to text block, binding secure, some tears to lower spine end, nicks on hinges, loss to top spine end. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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86 Olaf Wieghorst William Reed with foreword by Senator Barry Goldwater
Flagstaff AZ Northland Press 1971 0873580451 / 9780873580458 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
1971 2nd Printing. Biography of Danish-born artist whose experiences as a cavalry man on the Mexican border and a working cowboy created his commitment to documenting the American West (particularly horses). 194 pp. w/ 33 color plates and other b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; a few spots to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; piece at top spine end missing; tape repair at bottom right front; rubbing; shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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87 A Battle from the Start: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest Wills, Brian Steel
New York NY HarperCollins 1992 0060168323 / 9780060168322 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
A biography of one of the most controversial figures of the American Civil War period. Named the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction, Forrest eventually resigned the position supposedly due to his dislike of Klan methods. Despite his infamy, Forrest's cavalry and Forrest himself were considered formidable enemies by Union Commanders. William Tecumseh Sherman famously remarked, "That devil Forrest. must be hunted down and killed if it costs ten thousand lives and bankrupts the Federal treasury." Book Condition : Very Good; some light spotting to text block; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; some rubbing and creasing; shelf wear to top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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88 Henrik Ibsen ( (two volumes - compete, zwei Ba?nden - komplett) Woerner, Roman
München C.H. Becksche 1900 1st Edition Hardcover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition. Volume 1: 1828-1873 / Volume 2: 1873 - 1906. Text in German. Full edition in green cloth covers, (two volumes, 8vo, compete, zwei Ba?nden, komplett), with gilt cover titles and lines for half binding look, gilt spine titles and ornamentation, marbled text blocks. Vol. 1: V, 404 pp., Vol. 2: V, 386 pages, unillustrated. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight of volumes. Condition: Good, ex-seminary library, well-treated but may has some pencil notes or highlighting (very little), has bookplate, stamp on tittle page, labels on spines and back covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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