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1 Annual Report of the Adjutant General Of The State of Connecticut, For the Year Ending March 31, 1866 State of Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office.
Hartford, CT, USA A. N. Clark & Co., State Printers 1866 Half-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A. N. Clark & Co., Hartford, 1866. Book is in Fair condition: front hinge weak; front free end page loose; foxing; boards and spine worn and scraped; corners bumped and worn through; pencilled handwritten notes about some of the names in the Fifth Regiment Infantry and the Twentieth Regiment Infantry, but rest of book has no writing. The pencilled handwriting primarily specifies city names next to names of the soldiers, suggesting updated locations for those persons. In addition, there is a handwritten notation in pencil as follows, with an arrow pointing to the name of George W. Corliss (who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897 for his heroism in 1862): "New York, Consult 'New York Sun' & New Haven Register about a Boarding House scandal - in which this person was concerned - " (Note: This quoted writing isn't entirely legible, but this appears to be what it says.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Blue Truth: Walking the Thin Blue Line-One Cop's Story of Life in the Streets McDonald, Cherokee Paul
New York, New York, U.S.A. Donald I Fine 1991 1556112467 / 9781556112461 First Edition/First Printing Hard Copy Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
Donald I Fine, New York, 1991. Inscribed by author on page facing half-title page as follows: "August 1991 Fort Lauderdale. for Jo Lynne - Hope you like these stories of our crazy world. Best of everything - Cherokee Paul McDonald." First edition/first printing. Book is in Very Good+ condition: prior owners name in ink on front pastedown; bottom edge and bottom corners lightly bumped; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ condition: very light cover and edge wear; no tears and no chips; not price clipped. From the dust jacket: "Battle-hardened in Vietnam, Cherokee Paul McDonald returned home in 1970 believing that his purpose in life was to fight the bad guys. So he became a cop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, once a collegiate spring-break haven, transformed into an urban nightmare. Blue Truth is the true story of what happened. . . ." 
Price: 10.50 USD
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3 Corporate Collections in Montgomery: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, May 15 through June 20, 1976 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Montgomery, Al, U.S.A. Museum of Fine Arts 1976 089280002x / 9780892800025 Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL, 1976. Soft cover. In Good+ condition: chipping along spine; other light edge wear and corner wear; inside front cover has a library stamp from Cornell University but no other indicia of being ex-library; binding is tight and pages are clean. Full-page b/w illustrations of 10 works of art each from 5 different corporations in Montgomery, Alabama. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Hot Shot Hughes, Charlotte - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Ontario, Canada Mira Books 2002 1551669412 / 9781551669410 Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Mira Books, Ontario, Canada, 2002. Signed by author on title page (flat signed, meaning only her signature appears - there is no inscription to any person). Book is in Very Good+ condition: light shelf wear; no creases on spine; sticker on front cover says "Autographed Copy". 
Price: 8.50 USD
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5 Remembering Williamsburg Rouse, Parke Jr. - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. Dietz Press 1989 0875170595 / 9780875170596 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
213 pages. Signed by author on front fly leaf. (flat-signed). Book is in Very Good condition - light edge wear and corner wear. From the rear cover: "Remembering Williamsburg is a rich collection of anecdote and biography from the time the town became Viriginia's capital in 1699 until the present. It touches the lives of many of those who led Virginia to greatness in the eighteenth century - Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, John Marshall - as well as of colorful local figures like James Blair, John Custis, and John Randolph the Tory." 
Price: 17.75 USD
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6 Ride the Lightning Mitchell, Robert H.
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1997 0-8061-2917-4 / 9780806129174 1st Printing Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
291 pages. Inscribed by author on the half-title page: "For __ and __ 'Enjoy the Ride' [signed] Robert H. Mitchell". Book and dust jacket are in Near Fine condition. From the reverse side of the title page: "The most extensive property damage caused by a prison riot in the United States occurred in McAlester, Oklahoma, in 1973. The general background of this novel comes from that occurrence. However, all of the events and characters depicted herein are purely fictional and have no connection with that event." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands Parrish, Lydia
New York, New York, U.S.A. Creative Age Press 1942 Hard Copy Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
Creative Age Press, New York, 1942. Signed by author Lydia Parrish on half-title page (flat signed, meaning that only the author's signature appears; the author did not inscribe the book to any person). Book is in Very Good condition: light edge wear; pages age-tanned; boards don't lie quite flat; light discoloration on front board; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean. No dust jacket; the book has a clear plastic jacket. Lydia Parrish was the spouse of artist Maxfield Parrish. Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey. Introduction by Olin Downes. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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8 Sweet Water Kline, Christina Baker - FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. HarperCollins 1993 0060190337 / 9780060190330 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
285 numbered pages. Signed by author on title page as follows: "Best wishes, Christina Baker Kline". 1st edition, later printing. From the dust jacket: "Cassie Simon, a young sculptor living in New York, is frustrated with her work, her love life, and the city. When Amory Clyde, her grandfather, dies and leaves her his house in Sweetwater, Tennessee, she takes it as a sign and decides to move to the little town where her mother was born - ad where she died tragically when Cassie was three. So begins a spiritual and emotional quest of rare power, as Cassie attempts to unravel the Clude family myths about the accident that shattered their lives." Gift wrap and gift card available. 
Price: 14.75 USD
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9 The Devil's Workshop: A Novel Cannell, Stephen J.
New York, New York, U.S.A. William Morrow & Co 1999 0688166180 / 9780688166182 Stated 1st Edition/1st Printing Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By Author
William Morrow & Co., New York, 1999. 421 pages. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf as follows: "To Faith, Stephen J. Cannell. Stated first edition/first printing. Uncorrected bound galleys. Book in in Near Fine condition - apparently unread (no crease on spine). Fiction. From the publisher: "In the bowels of a super-secret bio-weapons lab in Maryland, doom in its most insidious form is being refined. They told USC grad student Stacy Richardson that the death of her noted microbiologist husband was suicide, but nothing will convince her of that. Now only her own death will keep her from the truth...They told "Lucky" Cunningham he was doing his patriotic duty, but not about the terrible plague he was bringing home with him from the war. Now, with nothing more in his life to lose, he's riding the rails across America--straight into the heart of a nightmare too horrifying to contemplate...White supremacist Reverand Fannon Kincaid told his hobo acolytes that one day their racial "enemies" would perish. Now he holds in his possession the unthinkable means to an unspeakable end...Civilization's final drama is about to unfold--as busy hands construct doomsday at..." 
Price: 11.50 USD
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10 The South a Tour of Its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities, a Journey through the Desolated States, and Tallks with the People Trowbridge, J. T.
Hartford, CT, USA L. Stebbins 1866 Hard Copy Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
L. Stebbins, Hartford, 1866. Dark green decorative cloth. Book is in "Fair" condition: front and rear hinges cracked; several signatures starting to loosen and center pages of one signature are loose; tear in cloth at head of spine; narrow strip of cloth missing at tail of spine; spine cocked; corners bumped and worn through; gilt print on spine "The South [design] Illustrated"; prior owner's name handwritten on 3 front free end pages. Laid in is an apparent receipt, with a preprinted year 1880, in the amount of $.06, for what appears to be "S. Lib. sampler & [unreadable]" with handwritten notes on the reverse side of the receipt The full title of this book, as it appears on the title page, is: "The South: A Tour of Its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities, a Journey through the Desolated States, and Tallks with the People: Being a Description of the Present State of the Country -- Its Agriculture -- Railroads -- Business and Finances -- Giving an Account of Confederate Misrule, and of the Sufferings, Necessities and Mistakes, Political Views, Social Condition and Prospects, of the Aristocracy, Middle Class, Poor Whites and Negroes. Including Visits to Patriot Graves and Rebel Prisons -- and Embracing Special Notes on the Free Labor System -- Education and Moral Elevation of the Freedmen -- Also, on Plans of Reconstruction and Inducements to Emigration. From Personal Observations and Experience During Months of Southern Travel." 
Price: 95.00 USD
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