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  • DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE, Volume LV (55), Number 10, October 1921. by (Daughters of the American Revolution) Theodore T. Belote and others, contributors.
    (Daughters of the American Revolution) Theodore T. Belote and others, contributors.
    DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MAGAZINE, Volume LV (55), Number 10, October 1921.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1921. First edition - Includes articles on our French liberators and on the military and naval medals of the war of 1812-15 and more, a genealogical section, reports on the activities of various chapters, etc. Photographs, advertisements. pp 423 to 485.

    Condition: Very good minus condition overall in light brown wrappers with black lettering and a decorative border.

    Book ID: 56431
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  • INHERIT THE EARTH: A Social History, by Duffy, Maureen.
    Duffy, Maureen.
    INHERIT THE EARTH: A Social History,

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hamish Hamilton, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Using parish records, county records and rate-payer lists, Duffy "has evoked with consummate clarity the lives of these long-dead, unimportant, yet essential people." - the Jarvisses of Essex - not rich or important, but 'everyman' whose livers were a microcosm of the events in the centuries they lived through. Illustrated with pen and ink drawings by Gavin Rowe, who also did the painting on the wraparound dust jacket.159 pp,. ISBN: 0-241-102057.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 45256
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  • PEARL'S SECRET: A Black Man's Search for His White Family. by Henry, Neil.
    Henry, Neil.
    PEARL'S SECRET: A Black Man's Search for His White Family.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An autobiography and family history which "combines elements of history, investigative reporting, and personal narrative . . . Neil Henry - a black professor of journalism and former award winning correspondent for the Washington Post - sets out to piece together the murky details of his family's racial past" Ranges from the story of overseer and Confederate veteran who fathered both sides of the family in Louisiana in the post Civil War era to the present day. Photographs. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-520-222571.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 56298
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  • Johnson, Henry Clark, X, and Edward Higginson Williams, Jr., editors.
    THE TENTH GENERAL CATALOGUE OF THE PSI UPSILON FRATERNITY, 1888.

    Edition: First edition.

    (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania:) Executive Council of the Fraternity (by The Comenius Press) 1888. Hardcover first edition - "published under the direction of the Executive Council in the 55th year of the Fraternity." Gives the complete roll of each chapter; according to the introduction it was the intention to provide accurate statistical and biographical information on each member from the time he left college until the present (or until his death, for deceased members.) Also includes statistical reports on geographical distribution, those who served in the Union and Confederate armies, a summary of occupations, a table of relationships, and an index. Engraved frontispiece and small vignette on the title page. A large and very heavy book at 1038 pp.

    Condition: Very good- condition in dark red cloth with gilt illustration on front cover, gilt lettering on the spine (front hinge cracked, rear hinge partially cracked, some bumping to corners). An uncommon book, and one which would be valuable for genealogical purposes and to social historians.

    Book ID: 33332
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  • THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864. by Knox, Rev. Charles E.
    Knox, Rev. Charles E.
    THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Edward O Jenkins 1873. Hardcover first edition - Printed "For Private Circulation". Includes an account of the celebration of the sixtieth wedding anniversary (the cover has simply "The Diamond Wedding" on it) of the marriage of John and Sarah Knox of Knoxville, in upstate New York, followed by "A sketch of the military life of Captain Williams with the 117th New York Infantry Regiment, prepared by Rev. Knox from Williams' letters and read at the celebration." This sketch includes 7 small maps and much interesting information about troop movements, descriptions of battles, daily life, and more. The first part consists of 44 pages, illustrated with engravings of the old homestead, the family tree and the church. The…

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    New York: Edward O Jenkins 1873. Hardcover first edition - Printed "For Private Circulation". Includes an account of the celebration of the sixtieth wedding anniversary (the cover has simply "The Diamond Wedding" on it) of the marriage of John and Sarah Knox of Knoxville, in upstate New York, followed by "A sketch of the military life of Captain Williams with the 117th New York Infantry Regiment, prepared by Rev. Knox from Williams' letters and read at the celebration." This sketch includes 7 small maps and much interesting information about troop movements, descriptions of battles, daily life, and more. The first part consists of 44 pages, illustrated with engravings of the old homestead, the family tree and the church. The Civil War sketch is from page 45-106 followed by a list of members of the family present. INSCRIBED by one of the family members "for Mrs Ewing, your cousin, Mrs Anderson" (perhaps the one of the sisters who prepared the family tree) 107 pp. .

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    Condition: Near fine in dark green cloth with gilt stamping on the front cover. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 57603
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  • CLAN DONALD. by Macdonald, Donald J. Of Castleton.
    Macdonald, Donald J. Of Castleton.
    CLAN DONALD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Loanhead, Midlothian, Scotland: Macdonald Publishers, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive account of the history of this clan primarily through 1745 when the clan system as it was ceased to exist, although it touches on more recent matters. Illustrated with both color and black and white photographs, maps and genealogical charts. Index. 467 pp. An attractive production - a large, oversized and heavy book. Uncommon. ISBN: 0-904265218.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (initial on front endpaper, dj is price-clipped, a couple of short closed tears to upper edge).

    Book ID: 35186
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  • WAYWARD WINDS OF THE '30S: The Asper Family Saga. by Minier, Lorraine Asper.
    Minier, Lorraine Asper.
    WAYWARD WINDS OF THE '30S: The Asper Family Saga.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Sioux Falls, SD: Pine Hill Press, (2004). SIGNED first edition - An account of a large prairie family's struggles, first generation Norwegians, in South Dakota, a state which was hit very hard by the drought and the Depression of the 1930s. INSCRIBED on the first page and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with maps and vintage family photographs. Includes recipes and genealogies and an index. 130 pp. ISBN: 1-575792923.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65982
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  • CLAN MUNRO MAGAZINE, No. 13, 1975. by Munro, David, editor.
    Munro, David, editor.
    CLAN MUNRO MAGAZINE, No. 13, 1975.

    Edition: First printing.

    Skinnergate, Perth: Clan Munro Association (Munro & Scott, printers.) 1975. First edition - Includes articles on the ending of a steel factory, on the estate Balconie and more, as well as general news about the activities of the association and its members. Illustrated with photographs, Advertisements. Small format. 44 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled glossy white wrappers.

    Book ID: 53911
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  • CLAN MUNRO MAGAZINE, No. 15, 1979. by Munro, David, editor.
    Munro, David, editor.
    CLAN MUNRO MAGAZINE, No. 15, 1979.

    Edition: First printing.

    Skinnergate, Perth: Clan Munro Association (Munro & Scott, printers.) 1979. First edition - Includes articles on agricultural improvement in the 1840s, on General Sir Charles Munro, recipes, and more, as well as general news about the activities of the association and its members.. Illustrated with photographs, Advertisements. Small format. 48 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled glossy white wrappers.

    Book ID: 53912
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  • MUNRO EAGLE, Fall 1980, No. 11. by Organ, Ann Monroe, editor.
    Organ, Ann Monroe, editor.
    MUNRO EAGLE, Fall 1980, No. 11.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dansville, NY: Clan Munro Association, U.S.A. 1980. First edition - Includes articles and general news about the activities of the association and its members.. Illustrated with photographs, Small format. 24 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled two-tone mauve wrappers.

    Book ID: 53916
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  • NEVADA BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCH INDEX. by Parker, J. Carlyle and Janet G. Parker.
    Parker, J. Carlyle and Janet G. Parker.
    NEVADA BIOGRAPHICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SKETCH INDEX.

    Edition: First edition.

    Turlock, CA: Marietta Publishing Company, (1986). Hardcover first edition - An index to those Nevada residents whose biographies appear in 86 state, regional, county or city histories and directories published between 1870 and 1985. Includes bibliographies of the titles indexed. Review copy with press release laid in. xxxiii, 96 pp. ISBN: 0-934153027.

    Condition: Fine in royal blue boards with gold lettering, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 74563
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  • THE FRENCH IN AMERICA 1488-1974: A Chronology & Fact Book by Pula, James S.
    Pula, James S.
    THE FRENCH IN AMERICA 1488-1974: A Chronology & Fact Book

    Edition: First printing.

    Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1975. Hardcover first edition - Ethnic Chronology Series, No. 20. Foreword by the editor and compiler. Focuses primarily on French influence on the United States (not on Canada). In addition to the chronology, this reprints several significant documents and includes a bibliography and index of important French names. vi, 154 pp. ISBN: 0-379005158.

    Condition: Ex-library in red cloth with gilt lettering, with relatively few markings (pocket at back) - a tight and clean copy overall.

    Book ID: 39880
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  • REVERSALS. by Stevenson, Anne.
    Stevenson, Anne.
    REVERSALS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second collection of poems. A title in the Wesleyan Poetry Program. 67 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in gray cloth, in a good only dust jacket (price-clipped, significant rubbing and a bit of dampstaining to the lower edge of the back cover)

    Book ID: 69204
    Keywords: genealogy, Poetry
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  • [Stewart, William Morris, 1825-1909] Hermann, Ruth.
    GOLD AND SILVER COLOSSUS: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride

    Edition: First printing.

    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth…

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    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth Foote and her Southern family. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 430 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32689
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  • LAY DOWN BODY: Living History in African American Cemeteries. by Wright, Roberta Hughes and Hughes, Wilbur B. III
    Wright, Roberta Hughes and Hughes, Wilbur B. III
    LAY DOWN BODY: Living History in African American Cemeteries.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Detroit: Visible Ink Press, (1996.). First edition - Foreword by Michael L. Blakey, preface by W. W. Law. Describes 300 cemeteries in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from the early slave cemeteries to the Sea Islands of South Carolina, Atlanta, Nicodemus, Kansas and Toronto and Los Angeles. Includes a description of the burial practices and stories of the people who founded the cemeteries, as well as a section on genealogy for beginners. An oversized trade paperback, illustrated with many photographs, bibliography, index. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-7876-06510.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 50459
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