Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xi, , 189,  pages. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Foreword by John Y. Simon. Footnotes. Notes. Index. Howard C. Westwood was a partner in the Washington law firm of Covington & Burling and a specialist in airline law as well as a Civil War authority. Mr. Westwood joined Covington & Burling in 1934 and retired in 1979. Since then, he had been of counsel to the firm. His law practice included helping develop government regulation of airlines and the Civil Aeronautics Act, and the representation of clients in the airline industry. From the mid-1950s to the mid-1970's, Mr. Westwood also worked on legal aid for indigents. He was a founder of the Legal Aid Society and in 1992 was awarded its "Servant of Justice" award. Mr. Westwood had written more than 30 articles on the Civil War for historical journals and had presented more than 25 papers to Civil War round tables in Washington and elsewhere. His first book, "Black Troops, White Commanders and Freedmen During the Civil War," was published in 1992. He was a board member of the Ulysses S. Grant Association of Carbondale, Illinois. He graduated from Columbia University law school. He was clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harlan F. Stone for a year before joining Covington & Burling. During World War II, he was a Marine Corps drill instructor at Parris Island, S.C.
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New York: Random House, 1971. Third printing [stated]. Hardcover. , 461,  pages. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Some minor page discoloration noted. Jay Anthony Lukas (April 25, 1933 – June 5, 1997) was an American journalist and author, probably best known for his 1971 book Don't Shoot--We Are Your Children and his 1985 book Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families. Common Ground is a classic study of race relations, class conflict, and school busing in Boston, Massachusetts, as seen through the eyes of three families: one upper-middle-class white, one working-class white, and one working-class African-American. Lukas began his professional journalism career at The Baltimore Sun, then moved to The New York Times. He stayed at the Times for nine years, working as a roving reporter, and serving at the Washington, D.C., New York City, and United Nations bureaus, and overseas in Ceylon, India, Japan, Pakistan, South Africa and Zaire. After working at the New York Times Magazine as a staff writer and freelancer for a short time in the 1970s, Lukas quit reporting to pursue a career in book and magazine writing, becoming known for writing intensely researched nonfiction works. He was a contributor to The Atlantic Monthly, the Columbia Journalism Review, Esquire, Harper's Magazine, The Nation, The New Republic, and the Saturday Review. Additionally, he was the co-founder and editor of MORE, a "critical journal" on the news media which "collapsed" in 1978, and a "contributing editor to the New Times, an alternative magazine that folded also in 1978.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xv, , 286,  pages. Some graphics used. Endnotes. Works Cited. Index. Argues that the Civil Rights movement, counter cultures, and radical artistic experimentation began in the fifties, not the sixties. W. T. Lhamon, Jr., is Emeritus Professor of English at Florida State University and Lecturer in American Studies at Smith College. W. T. Lhamon ’s Deliberate Speed is a cultural history of the 1950s in the United States that directly confronts the typical view of this decade as an arid wasteland. By surveying the artistic terrain of the period—examining works by figures as varied as Miles Davis, Ralph Ellison, Robert Frank, Allen Ginsberg, Little Richard, Charlie Parker, Jackson Pollock, Thomas Pynchon, and Ludwig Wittgenstein—Lhamon demonstrates how many of the distinctive elements that so many attribute to the revolutionary period of the 1960s had their roots in the fertile soil of the 1950s. Taking his title from Chief Justice Earl Warren’s desegregation decree of 1955, Lhamon shows how this phrase, “deliberate speed,” resonates throughout the culture of the entire decade. The 1950s was a period of transition—a time when the United States began its shift from an industrial society to a postindustrial society, and the era when the first barriers between African-American culture and white culture began to come down. Deliberate Speed is the story of a nation and a culture making the rapid transition to the increasingly complex world that we inhabit today.
New York: The Free Press, 2002. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 228 pages. Illustrations. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Contents are: The Veterans; Home Alone; Valor Transformed; Valor Denied; Valor in Protest; Valor Ignored; Valor Defended; and Our Own Buried Lives. The author of We Wrecked the Place chronicles the moving and startling tale of twenty Vietnam veterans who have remained or returned to Southeast Asia to live amid the battlefields of their youth, seeking redemption and refusing to return to a nation that cannot accept the sacrifices they made. Jonathan Stevenson is senior fellow for U.S. defense and managing editor of Survival at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). He was previously professor of strategic studies at the U.S. Naval War College, and he has served as director for political-military affairs, Middle East and North Africa, on the National Security Council. He is the author of several books, including Thinking Beyond the Unthinkable: Harnessing Doom from the Cold War to the Age of Terror and “We Wrecked the Place”: Contemplating and End to the Northern Irish Troubles. The veterans are Jim Agnew, Alan Dawson, Isreal Freedman, Izzy Freedman, Denis Gray, Eric Herter, Glenn Holdhaus, Jeff Johnson, Stan Karber, Greg Kleven, L. C. Linder, Bill Maddox, Jeff McLaury, Keith Mishne, Douglas Peterson, Pete Peterson, Ken Richter, Andre Sauvageot, Chuck Search, Mark Smith, Les Strouse, Robert Taylor, and Mac Thompson.
New York: The Viking Press, 1979. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 273,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Questionnaire. Methodology. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear and soiling. Contents include: Introduction, Woodstock Nation, Culture, Heroes, Drugs, Politics, Sex, The Seventies, and Looking Back, Looking Forward. Rex Weiner is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, and reporter on contemporary culture, writing for many publications in the US and Europe. He is also an editor, stage & screen writer, and a co-founder and executive director of the Todos Santos Writers Workshop. Most recent assignment: Inside the Battle for Britney for Los Angeles Magazine, investigative reporting on the world-famous pop star’s legal predicament and the shadowy industry that preys on conservatorships like hers nationwide. He hosts the author interview series I READ YOUR BOOK AND... The Woodstock Census continues to serve as a unique sociological reference, with its findings based on a 1005-person survey conducted in 1977-78 in association with the Yankelovich polling firm. Cited in scholarly studies and often quoted in popular books and articles, the book is recognized as a key text on the politics and culture of the Sixties. Deanne Stillman is a widely published, critically acclaimed writer. Her books of literary nonfiction are place-based stories of war and peace in the modern and historical West.
New York: Free Press, 2011. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 293,  pages. Map. Illustrations. Source Notes and Selected Bibliography. Index. Ink notation on fep. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Bob Drury is the author/coauthor/editor of nine books. He has written for The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Men’s Journal, and GQ. Tom Clavin is the author or coauthor of sixteen books. He was the investigative features correspondent for Manhattan Magazine. Derived from a Kirkus review: An exciting, focused account of the bitter evacuation of the last Marines securing the U.S. embassy compound in Saigon on April 30, 1975. The Americans washed their bloody hands of the Vietnam War with the Paris Peace Accords of January 1973. The North Vietnamese Army broke the treaty by late 1974 and invaded its southern neighbor. Encircled by the North Vietnamese Army and the Vietcong by April 29, 1975, Saigon was braced for an invasion, with the North Vietnamese called for evacuation of all Americans. The airport had been operating nonstop during the preceding weeks to remove tens of thousands of high-risk South Vietnamese, civilian contractors as well as refugees and war brides . The only option for evacuation of the Americans was by helicopter. Drury and Clavin ably narrate this suspenseful saga, full of conflicting personalities including Sgt. Juan Valdez, who was in charge of the MSGs; and the intractable Ambassador Graham Martin, immovable and holding out for peace talks until ordered by presidential request to get out. A thrilling narrative of bravery, bravado and loss.
London: Faber and Faber, 1999. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxvi, 531,  pages. Index of Authors. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling and is in a plastic sleeve. An anthology of schemes, stories and ideas which people have dreamt of as Utopia. Provides a picture of the hopes and desires of the age in which each Utopia was conceived. The anthology encompasses many noble and selfless schemes but also reveals a trail of folly, tyranny and attempts at social control. John Carey, FBA, FRSL (born 5 April 1934) is a British literary critic, and post-retirement (2002) emeritus Merton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. He is known for his anti-elitist views on high culture, as expounded in several books. He has twice chaired the Booker Prize committee, in 1982 and 2004, and chaired the judging panel for the first Man Booker International Prize in 2005. He is chief book reviewer for the London Sunday Times and appears in radio and TV programmes including Saturday Review and Newsnight Review. Carey's scholarly work is generally agreed to be of the highest order and greatly influential. Among these productions is his co-edition, with Alastair Fowler, of the Poems of John Milton; John Donne: Life, Mind, and Art, a revolutionary study of Donne's work in the light of his life and family history; and The Violent Effigy: A Study of Dickens's Imagination. Carey's critical works are all distinguished by his fearless acumen and brilliant wit, which have played their part in evoking a sometimes indignant response from other academics. He is known for his anti-elitist views on high culture, as expressed for example in his book What Good Are the Arts?
New York: Simon & Schuster (A Touchstone Book), 2009. First Touchstone hardcover edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. xxix, , 303,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Foreword by Country Joe McDonald. Among the contents are: (Friday) Richie Havens, The Swami, Free Concert, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian, Sweetwater, Bert Sommer, Tim Hardin, Ravi Shankar, Melanie, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez; (Saturday) Founders, Quill, The Keef Hartley Band, the Incredible String Bend, Santana, Canned Heat, Mountain, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly Stone, The Who, Jefferson Airplane; (Sunday) Joe Cocker, Max Yasgur, Country Joe and the Fish, Ten Years After, The Band, Crosby, Siills, Nash (and Young), Blood, Sweat and Tears, Johnny Winter, Paul Butterfield and Sha Na Na, Jimi Hendrix, and Epilogue: The Whole World Goes to Woodstock. Peter Salvatore Fornatale (August 23, 1945 – April 26, 2012) was a New York City disc jockey and author of numerous books on rock and roll. He is considered a "pioneer of FM rock." He was the first person to host a rock music show on New York City's FM band, commencing November 21, 1964 on WFUV. He was noted for introducing a musical alternative to Top 40 AM radio in New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Billboard called his station "a legend, affecting and inspiring people throughout the industry." He did one of the first American interviews with Elton John. He was was often called to be a guest commentator on PBS specials, including those featuring Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Roy Orbison, Peter, Paul and Mary, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor and others.
El Salvador: Majestic, 2008. One of multiple originals. Tee Shirt. This is 2 X-Large illustrated short-sleeve Tee-sheet. It is pre-shrunk and machine washable. Assembled in El Salvador of U.S.A. fabric. Machine dry on low. Do not iron. It is 100% cotton, with black as the primary color. The from has the printing shown in the title and sub-title lines and a large aerial image of Yankee Stadium in the front center portion and another smaller stadium image with the MLB logo below the bottom text. The back of the Tee-shirt has a center image of a third view of Yankee Stadium. The left side is devoted to the American League and presents Starters, Pitchers, and Reserves. The right side is devoted to the National League and presents Starters, Pitchers, and Reserves. The Tee-sheet shows some evidence of wear and soiling. Majestic Athletic is a leader in the production and sale of sports themed clothing and memorabilia. The announcement of Yankee Stadium as the site of the game was made by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on January 31, 2007, at New York's City Hall. Though it was the fourth game hosted at the Stadium and the eighth held in New York City, it was the first time since 1977 that the game had been played in the city (the last time also at Yankee Stadium). It had been speculated for months that the game would be held in Yankee Stadium, accelerated by the announcement that the 2008 season would be the 84th and final one for the stadium before the team moved into the new Yankee Stadium in 2009. Thus, it was seen as a fitting tribute to the old stadium that it host an All-Star Game in its final season.
New York: Metro Books, 1999. Seventh printing [stated]. Hardcover. 320 pages. Illustrations (color). Technical Specifications. Contents include: Introduction; Tanks; Light Tanks; Self-Propelled Artillery; Multiple Rockets Launchers; Tank Destroyers; Armored Cars, Amphibious Vehicles; Tracked Infantry Vehicles; Wheeled Infantry Vehicles; Engineer Vehicles; Anti-Aircraft Guns; Light Vehicles; Trucks and Prime Movers; and Index. Philip Trewhitt is a freelance writer and editor who has worked extensively on military publications. He has also worked in Bosnia on behalf of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Philip Trewhitt, Executive Director of the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI). The IICI is an independent foundation, providing training for the international community in the investigation of war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and serious human rights violations. Philip Trewhitt has over 17 years’ experience of conducting and leading investigations including into violations of international humanitarian law and human rights, as well fraud and corruption within international organizations. From 2003-2004, he was the UK government focal point on transitional justice in Baghdad; he then headed the Baghdad team conducting investigations into breaches of Iraqi sanctions under the United Nations Oil-for-Food Programme. He was appointed in 2011 to lead the investigation team for the UN Commission of Inquiry into breaches of international humanitarian law and human rights by all parties to the Libya conflict. He holds an undergraduate degree in Law and an MA in War Studies from King’s College, London.
New York: Metro Books, 2001. Metro Edition, Fourth Printing [stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5 inches by 6.75 inches. 320 pages. Illustrations (in color). Glossary. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Contents include: Introduction; Handguns; Submachine Guns; Machine Guns; Bolt-Action Rifles; Automatic Rifles; Shotguns; and Grenade Launchers. Metro Books by arrangement with Amber Books Ltd. Illustrated dust jacket. Glossy illustrated boards matching the jacket, gray endpapers, 320 pp. A very collectible example of the oddly scarce 2001 Metro/Amber edition (NOT the Barnes & Noble Edition) of Chris McNab's Twentieth-Century Small Arms: Almost 300 of the world's greatest small arms. Lavishly illustrated. Chris McNab is an author and editor specializing in military history and military technology. To date he has published more than 100 books including US Soldier vs German Soldier (2020), Hitler's Tanks (2020), The Great Bear at War (2019), A History of the World in 100 Weapons (2011), Deadly Force (2009) and Tools of Violence (2008). Chris has also written extensively for major encyclopedia series, magazines and newspaper.
Chicago, IL: Kidsbooks, Inc., 1990. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Unpaginated, 32 pages plus covers. Illustrations (color). More fighter planes such as the F-5 Tiger II and the FB-111 as well as pictures of the planes in flight. Among the aircraft featured are: MiG-29 Fulcrum, A-4 Skyhawk, Sepecat Jaguar, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-21 Kfir, Panavia Tornado, F-4 Phantom, Dassault-Breguet Rafale, F-117/A Stealth Fighter, SU-27 Flanker, Dassault-Breguet Mirage 2000, F/A-18 Hornet, Canadair Tutor The Snowbirds, British Sea Harrier, and F5-E Tiger II.
Aldershot: Gale and Polden Limited, 1955. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.5 inches. xii, 183,  pages. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips and is in a plastic sleeve. Some edge soiling. Frontispiece. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Chatfield. Illustrations. Appendix One through Four (Appendices include documents, chronology, register of tenders and gunnery firing ships, and list of officers). Index. Inscribed by the author to Admiral R. D. Oliver on the fep stating "Who's work in 1930 made this volume possible in 1955". Also includes a TLS from the author to Admiral Oliver asking permission to quote from the Admiral's work on the H.M.S. Excellent. There is also an ALS from the author to the Admiral with a question about a Commander from the 1830s. There is a final, ALS forwarding this copy of the book and again thanking him for his help. This latter note had been taped to the inside of the front cover (and is now unattached) and there is tape residue there. Vice Admiral Robert Don Oliver CB CBE DSC DL (17 March 1895 – 6 October 1980) was a Royal Navy officer who was appointed Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff. Oliver served in WWI taking part in the Battle of the Falkland Islands, fighting at Gallipoli and undertaking mine-laying off the German and Belgian coast. He served in WWII and was commanding HMS Devonshire on 21 November 1941 when he was informed that German U-boats were going to be surfacing near him, to refuel from a merchant raider, the cruiser Atlantis. Using the intelligence, Devonshire sunk Atlantis. He later commanded the gunnery school HMS Excellent. He retired in 1948.
Huntsville, AL: Ellen Ross Publishers, 1993. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Format is approximately 10.5 inches by 8.5 inches, tri-folded, resulting in six panels--three per side. Color illustration on two of the interior panels. Map and drawing on two of the exterior panels. This brochure is dated as 1993 because of a reference to an exhibit opening in the fall of 1993. The museum relocated in 1997. This has become one of the scarcest of Gone With The Win related items/memorabilia. The museum was housed in The Georgian Terrace. It has, per the brochure, The Rare Books and Manuscript Room, David O. Selznick's Screening Room, Main Gallery, Memorial Gallery, Costume Gallery, The Doll Room, The War Exhibit, and (of course) the Museum Shop. Designated as the Official Home of Gone With the Wind, Clayton County offers a glimpse into Margaret Mitchell's classic novel through the Road to Tara Museum. Just 15 miles south of Atlanta, the Road to Tara Museum combines the real history of the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign and Battle of Jonesboro with Margaret Mitchell's and Hollywood's Gone With the Wind. You can tour original movie props and wardrobe items, foreign edition library, original manuscripts, costume reproductions, extensive photo gallery and complete collectible plate and doll collection. History buffs will learn more about Jonesboro's part in the Civil War and the people involved through artifacts and researched personal accounts. The brochure includes a picture of Del Nichols, an artist at work on a GWTW painting and Susan Bagwell of Cave Spring, Georgia.
Carrollton TX: squadron/signal publications, 1976. Presumed First English Language Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 11 inches by 8.125 inches. 48,  pages, plus covers. Illustrated covers. Illustrations (some color). Cover has some wear and soiling. This is publication ARMOR No. 15. Railway guns were large guns and howitzers mounted on and fired from specially constructed railway cars. They have been obsolete since World War II and have been superseded by tactical surface-to-surface missiles, multiple rocket launchers, and bomber aircraft. Schwerer Gustav (English: Heavy Gustav) was a German 31.5 in railway gun. It was developed in the late 1930s by Krupps siege artillery for the explicit purpose of destroying the main forts of the French Maginot Line. The fully assembled gun weighed nearly 1,490 short tons, and could fire shells weighing 7.7 short tons to a range of 29 mi. The gun was designed for the Battle of France, but was not ready when that battle began. Gustav was later deployed in the Soviet Union during the Battle of Sevastopol, part of Operation Barbarossa, where, among other things, it destroyed a munitions depot located roughly 98 ft below ground level. The gun was moved to Leningrad, and was destroyed by the Germans near the end of the war in 1945 to avoid capture by the Soviet Red Army. Schwerer Gustav was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat and, in terms of overall weight, the heaviest mobile artillery piece ever built. It fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece. It was surpassed in calibre only by the unused British Mallet's Mortar and the American Little David bomb-testing mortar—both at 36 inches—but was the only one to be used in combat.
Los Angeles, CA: Anderson & Ritchie [for the Said Companie of the Friends of the Huntington Library], 1946. Limited Edition, Number 66 of 1000. Hardcover. Format is approximately 4.75 inches by 8.25 inches. , 29,  pages. Two facsimile illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. Louis Booker Wright (March 1, 1899 – December 26, 1984) was an American author, educator and librarian. Wright was the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, the author of numerous books about the American colonial period, and in 1928 he was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. Wright attended Wofford College, where he enlisted in the Student Army Training Corps. He was subsequently stationed at Plattsburgh, New York, for six months during World War I. In 1920 he graduated from Wofford with a B.A. in chemistry. In 1923, he became an English teaching assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he wrote his Master's thesis in 1924. In 1926, he received his Ph.D. from Chapel Hill and became an Assistant Professor of English there. In 1931, joined the staff of the Huntington Library as an administrator and scholar. Much of his research at the Huntington was concerned with the English Renaissance and the colonial period of the United States. Wright officially began working for the Folger in the summer of 1948. While director, Wright used administrative insight gained at the Huntington to initiate more modern and efficient practices at the Folger, adding reference works and improving lighting in the main research room. During his time as director, the Folger also adopted the Library of Congress' classification system.
St. Louis: Press of Con. P. Curran Printing Co., 1914. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.25 inches.  103,  pages. Ink notation on fep. Faded stamp on the front cover from Board of Education. Front cover separated but present, Spine has text and is chipped at the top. Before European settlement, the St. Louis area was a regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. St. Louis was founded on February 14, 1764, by French fur traders Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent, Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, who named it for Louis IX of France. In 1764, following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War, the area was ceded to Spain. In 1800, it was retroceded to France, which sold it three years later to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase; the city was then the point of embarkation for the Corps of Discovery on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In the 19th century, St. Louis became a major port on the Mississippi River; from 1870 until the 1920 census, it was the fourth-largest city in the country. It separated from St. Louis County in 1877, becoming an independent city and limiting its political boundaries. In 1904, it hosted the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the Summer Olympics.
Hartford, CT: Acorn Club, 1899. Limited Edition of 100 [this copy appears to be listed as draft!]. Wraps. Format is approximately 5.125 inches by 7.125 inches. ,15,  pages. Several pages uncut. Cover has some wear and soiling, with small edge tears and chips. Front cover reproduces the title page from the original publication: A Short Catechism Drawn out of the WORD of GOD by Samuel Stone, Minister of the Word at Hartford, on Connecticut. Boston in New-England, Printed by Samuel Green, for John Wadsworth of Farminton, 1684. Samuel Stone (July 18, 1602 – 20 July 1663) was a Puritan minister and co-founder of Hartford, Connecticut. Stone was born in the town Hertford, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. In 1620, he left Hertford to study at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, from where he graduated in 1624. He was ordained on July 8, 1626 at Peterborough and a year later became curate at Stisted, Essex. In 1633, Samuel Stone and Thomas Hooker sailed across the Atlantic on a ship named the Griffin. They arrived in Boston on the 4th of September of the same year, and a few weeks later, Samuel Stone became a Teacher of the Cambridge Church under Hooker, who was the preacher. In 1644, he became a Freeman. In 1636, Stone and Hooker led their congregation from New Towne (now Cambridge, Massachusetts) and established a new colony at House of Hope (a Dutch fort), making peace with the Indians and renaming the town they called Saukiog as Hartford - they thus became the town's founding fathers. He published “A Congregational Church, a Catholike Visible Church” in London in 1642, and left two works in manuscript: a catechism and a confutation of the Antinomians.
Boston, MA: Privately Printed, 1931. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5.25 inches by 7.75 inches. Black spine and red boards (with minor wearing/scuff). Gold and black title label on front cover. vi, 21,  pages. RARE. This is the product of a project designed and executed at the Typographic Laboratory Boston, Massachusetts by Charles W. Johnson. "As Baskerville's types stimulated interest in good book printing in his day, so the excellent reproduction cut for machine composition will help to lead the modern printer to a better realization of the possibility for improvement today. this book is set in eleven point Linotype Baskerville, cut under the direction of George W. Jones, the eminent English printer. The former is somewhat different from Baskerville's books in order to harmonize with the subject and to illustrate what can be done with modern facilities--C. W. J. Boston, Massachusetts September 1931. Composition was by Plimpton Press, Norwood, Massachusetts. Presswork by the Taylor Press. Binding by Robert Burlen & Son, Boston. [Robert Burlen started the company around 1880 in Boston went out of business in the 1970's. The paper is Crown & Sceptre, a handmade laid paper imported from England by the Japan Paper Company. Luck of Roaring Camp was first published in the August 1868 issue of the Overland Monthly and helped push Harte to international prominence. Roaring Camp was a community that arose during the California Gold Rush of 1849.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 279,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations. DJ has wear, tears, soiling and chips and is in a plastic sleeve. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Marks/soiling on the half-title page. The contents include The Genii Come into Their Own; The Genii Discover Their Kingdom; Sabbath of a Genius; The Chief Genii Choose Their Islands; The Missionary Basket; The Genii Smell Gunpowder; The Charity Feast; Chief Genius Emmi; The Genius of Destruction; Cross-Stones; The Exile of the Genii; The Farewell of The Genii; Charlotte's Dream; Emily's Island; An Aferword; and Bibliography. This covers the lives of the Bronte family from 1825 to 1830. The author was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1908 and became acquainted with the Brontes through early exposure to Jane Eyre.
New York: Vantage Press, 1974. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. xi, , 214,  pages. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Index. Inscribed by the author on the fep. Inscription reads: March-1978 With warmest regards to Professor Reynolds--from Cato D. Glover. Adm. Cato D. Glover was a pioneer naval aviator who commanded the aircraft carrier Enterprise in heavy combat in the Pacific in World War II. He won the Navy Cross and Silver Star Medal, among other citations, in action around the Bonin Islands, the Palaus, the Philippines, Taiwan, Okinawa and Leyte. The author wrote in the Preface: The fifty-odd stories in this book are as diverse as the contents of the Reader's Digest. They have, however, also been carefully selected and they span nearly threescore and ten years of my life. Some of the stories have historical significance, some are 'Salty" Navy, others thread through various categories such as human interest, diplomatic, N.A.T.O., baseball, fishing and hunting. They portray, I hope, a very high degree of patriotism, love for: our great Country and Navy, my family, wildlife, and "Sports-Aplenty."
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968. Clothbound edition. Hardcover. x, , 316,  pages. Illustrations. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Small tear at rep at bottom of page. This is one of the University of Pennsylvania Publications in Forklore and Folklife series. Henry Glassie, (born 24 March 1941) College Professor Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington, has done fieldwork on five continents and written books on the full range of folkloristic interest, from drama, song, and story to craft, art, and architecture. Three of his books -- Passing the Time in Ballymenone. The Spirit of Folk Art, and Turkish Traditional Art Today -- were named among the "Notable Books of the Year" by The New York Times. Glassie has won many awards for his work, including the Charles Homer Haskins Prize of the American Council of Learned Societies for a distinguished career of humanistic scholarship. A film on his work, directed by Pat Collins and titled Henry Glassie: Field Work, had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019. He published his first scholarly paper, an article on the Appalachian log cabin, in 1963. Since then, he has published over 100 articles and a steady stream of books. Glassie has served as president of the American Folklore Society, the Vernacular Architecture Forum, and his local historic preservation organization, Bloomington Restorations Incorporated.
Colchester, London, and Eton: Spottiswoode & Co., Ltd. printers, 1911. For Private Circulation. Hardcover. viii, 351,  pages. Appendices. Some cover wear and page foxing/discoloration. Corners bumped. Inscribed on the fep: R. Durnford from W. Austen Leigh Xmas 1911. William Austen Leigh was Jane Austen's nephew. RARE, and has direct family connection! Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh was born in 1838 in Berkshire, the daughter of James Edward Austen-Leigh. Her great aunt was Jane Austen (1775–1817) and her cousin was novelist Catherine Anne Hubback. Austen-Leigh followed the example of her famous family members by writing the single novel Hurst and Hanger (1886). She spent most of her life living in London with her brother William and sister Emma. Later in life, she wrote a memoir of her father and a biography of her great aunt, Personal Aspects of Jane Austen in 1920. She never married and died in 1922 in London. Inheriting her family views, she firmly believed in protecting Jane Austen's reputation. Almost one hundred years after the death of Jane Austen, William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh published "Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters. A Family Record" (1913). The book lovingly details Jane's birth, childhood, adolescence, and maturity; the everyday minutiae of her life, the circumstances in which she wrote her juvenilia and her six novels, and her early death. Using Jane Austen's own letters, additional letters sent between a large & fond family, and family reminiscences, William and Richard Austen-Leigh continued the family tradition of carefully nurturing the literary and personal reputation of a literary icon who happened to be a most beloved aunt.-- Goodreads.
Cannon Beach, OR: Oceanrider, Inc., 2008. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 10.25 inches by 8.25 inches. 127,  pages. Illustrations (most in color). Page overage snipped off at page 95/96 with corner creased. Autographed copy sticker on the front of the DJ. Signed by both authors on the title page. Breathtaking photos of NW coastline. From the history to the eclectic eateries, this book shows Oregon at its best-color, color, color!!
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. ix, , 278 pages. Illustrations/diagrams (black and white). DJ is in a plastic sleeve. This is a heavy, oversize book that if shipped outside of the United States will require additional shipping reimbursement. Top collegiate coaches offer advice on conditioning, offensive and defensive formations, passing, kicking, player motivation, and safety. Dick Herbert was a sports writer and editor who chronicled the rise of the Atlantic Coast Conference. He was the sports editor of The News & Observer of Raleigh for 29 years until 1971. Herbert was known for his attention to detail and an irascible style. While a journalist, Herbert witnessed the breakup of the Southern Conference, formation of the ACC, the Dixie Basketball Classic scandals and the desegregation of southern college sports. He previously served as secretary of both the American Football Coaches Association and the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association before being inducted into the Duke University and North Carolina Halls of Fame. Herbert was also a past president of the U.S. Football Writers Association. Contributions by Woody Hayes, Lou Holtz, Bo Schembechler, John McKay, Darrell Royal, Bill Walsh, Pepper Rodgers, Esco Sarkkinen, Jerry Sandusky, and Vince Dooley.