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Image for A European Sojourn 1943-1945: An Autobiography by Pvt. Frederick O. Scheer, Serial No. 14118781, As Recounted to Rear Admiral William O. Miller J A G C USN (Ret.)

A European Sojourn 1943-1945: An Autobiography by Pvt. Frederick O. Scheer, Serial No. 14118781, As Recounted to Rear Admiral William O. Miller J A G C USN (Ret.)

By: Scheer, Frederick O.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: np, Frederick Oscar Scheer, 1999

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


not issued with a dust jacket, signed by author (not inscribed).A European Sojourn is the account of a small-town Jewish teenager who, on his first excursion beyond the borders of his home state, finds himself in a POW work camp in Adorf, Germany. From the day he enters basic training until he endures a cold German winter and makes his escape from enemy territory, Pvt. Frederick Scheer survives on little more than his good instincts, his quick thinking, and his calm a... View more info

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Abel Buell of Connecticut: Silversmith, Type Founder & Engraver

By: Wroth, Lawrence C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press, 1958

Edition: 2nd


1st printing of this revised and englarged edition; offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers from dust jacket, previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper, article on "Scotch Type in Eighteenth-Century America" tipped-in, dust jacket light chipped at head.With 9 illustrations. View more info

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Changing Dreams: A Generation of Oaxaca's Woodcarvers

By: Barbash, Shepard (text) and Vicki Ragan (photographs)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Museum of New Mexico Press, 2007

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)


inscribed by author and photographer. View more info

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Elvis

By: Kirkland, K. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press, 1988

Edition: 1st


Illustrated with 150 color and black and white photographs. View more info

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Homeless Bound

By: Rogers, Boody Gordon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seagraves, TX, Pioneer Book Publishers, 1984

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)


inscribed by author, not issued with a dust jacket; light rubbing to extremities. This is the autobiography of Boody Rogers (1904-1996), an American comic strip and comic book artist who created the superhero parody Sparky Watts. View more info

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Ichauway Plantation

By: Elliott, Charles

Price: $300.00

Publisher: np, Robert W. Woodruff, 1974

Edition: 1st


Robert Woodruff (the president of Coca Cola) created Ichauway Plantation in Baker Country, Georgia, in 1929. This large plantation of approximately 36,000 acres was used for wild turkey, quail, and dove hunting as well as bass fishing. This story of the plantation is profusely illustrated from photographs, with color plates and a color map of the plantation grounds. View more info

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Les Années Mistinguett

By: Pessis, Jacques and Jacques Crepineau

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Vade Retro, 2001


dust jacket with fading to spine and along edge of front panel.Mistinguett (1875-1956) was a French actress and singer, whose birth name was Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was at one time the best-paid female entertainer in the world. This book is profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Text in French. View more info

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Maria Longworth: A Biography

By: Boehle, Rose Angela

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dayton, OH, Landfall Press, 1990

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


light rubbing to edges. View more info

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Mr. Speaker: The Biography of Tom Murphy

By: Hyatt, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macon, GA, Mercer University Press, 1999

Edition: 1st


inscribed by Tom Murphy. For more than a quarter of a century, Tom Murphy has been Speaker of the House--longer than anyone in Georgia history. He is the dean of the nation's state legislative leaders. He speaks loudly and carries a big gavel, but there is more to this country lawyer than his front-page image and his political bravado. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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My Life Experiences

By: Bryk, Alexander S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, A. S. Bryk, 1956

Edition: 1st


not issued with a dust jacket, compliments of A. S. Bryk on front pastedown; wear to small part of gilt on front cover.This memoir by Alexander S. Bryk, a Ukrainian author of several books on the Ukraine, has a few black and white illustrations and a color fold-out map of Ukraine. Text in Ukrainian. View more info

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My Own Dear Marg: Letters Mother Kept

By: Lemmon, Georgia Powell, Margaret Powell Flowers, and Celetta Powell Jones

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Joseph C. Woodward Co, 1996

Edition: 1st


small inscription, dust jacket with light edgewear. Georgia Powell Lemmon, Margaret Powell Flowers, and Celetta Powell Jones, the daughters of Margaret and William John Powell, have compiled a unique collection of family history. A year after their mother's death in 1983, the three sisters gathered around Margaret's breakfast table to sort through their mother's keepsakes. Among the many items were 130 letters and telegrams from their father to their mother written ... View more info

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Ralph Adams Cram, An Architect's Four Quests: Medieval, Modernist, American, Ecumenical

By: Shand-Tucci, Douglass

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amherst and Boston, MA, University of Massachusetts Press, 2005

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


signed by author; dust jacket with small tear at bottom of front panel. With 66 black and white illustrations and 8 color plates. View more info

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Robert Winship Woodruff, A Biography of the "Boss"

By: Elliott, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: np, Robert W. Woodruff, 1979

Edition: 1st


two tiny tears at head of spine, small split to cloth in front gutter, rubbing to corners. View more info

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Smooth Connector: The Biography of E. C. Tillman

By: Brown, Mary S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brunswick, GA, E. C. Tillman, 2000

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)


inscribed by Tillman; one page with corner crease, dust jacket with tear at top of rear fold.Illustrated with photographs and reproductions of newspaper articles. View more info

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The Immortal Elvis Presley, 1935-1977

By: Adair, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press, 1992

Edition: 1st


With over 75 illustrations. View more info