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The Cook Book of the United States Navy
1 The Cook Book of the United States Navy
Washington, D. C. USGPO 1944 Revised Edition Hardcover Good 
Navy blue board, faded and rubbed gilt lettering. 430 pp. All extremities worn. Name scrawled inside the cover; stamped repeatedly on endpages. Edges are soiled. Contents are clean. "...contains a summary of the principles of cookery, menu planning, and a comprehensive collection of recipes based on the newer knowledge of nutrition. Many of the recipes were suggested and tested by the commissary personnel of the Navy, and all of the recipes have been developed and tested for practical use in the Navy. Supplementary information which will be helpful to commissary personnel in preparing food of high standard is presented in tabular and other form." W. B. YOUNG Paymaster General of the Navy. (SOS pg 117); 8vo 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11, 1899.
2 Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11, 1899.
Washington Government Printing Office 1899 Hardcover Near Fine 
Chapters include: Investigation at Portland, Oreg.; Investigation of Coal Rates; Power of Commission over Rates; Unreasonable Rates; Statistics of Railways; Safety Appliances etc. (complete contents at request). 276 pp., indexed. Brown textured buckram with gold lettering on the spine. Board panels are lightly scuffed and the spine ends are soft/bumped; the board edges and corners tips are also lightly shelf worn. Two tiny nicks on the fore edge of the first 5 leaves. Overall an exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 63.00 USD
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The Log of a Cowboy, Adams, Andy
3 Adams, Andy The Log of a Cowboy
Mjf Books 1997 1567311741 / 9781567311747 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover in brown boards w white spine, Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. "Recounts the adventures of America's frontier. Through such memorable characters as Bill Blades and Bull Durham, we bear witness to gunfights, buffalo stampedes and cattle drives from Texas to Montana. An account of an 1882 cattle drive from Texas to the Blackfoot Agency in Montana."; 8.40 X 5.20 X 0.80 inches; 416 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Unlimited Access:  An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House, Aldrich, Gary
4 Aldrich, Gary Unlimited Access: An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House
Regnery Publishing 1996 0895264544 / 9780895264541 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing. Slight slant otherwise a clean copy. Argues that the Clinton administration bypassed established security checks to bring in unsuitable associates, and discusses later cases of possibly inappropriate behavior. Certainly controversial, the reviews either loved it or hated it, strong language on both sides. ; 9 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 222 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Nothing Like It In the World  The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869, Ambrose, Stephen E.
5 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It In the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Simon & Schuster 2001 0743203178 / 9780743203173 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
No markings nice copy. Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad. ; 9.20 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 432 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis,thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West, Ambrose, Stephen E.
6 Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis,thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684811073 / 9780684811079 First Printing Softcover As New 
As New First Printing Trade Paperback Maps Photos ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Joy of Sharing, Food for Body and Soul. West Culver City Baptist Church, American Baptist Women's Mission Society
7 American Baptist Women's Mission Society Joy of Sharing, Food for Body and Soul. West Culver City Baptist Church
Culver City, CA West Culver City Baptist Church 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
A wonderful example of a self published fund raiser cookbook. Blue stiff card, 3 metal ring binding. Cover edges are toned and have minor edge wear and foxing on the edges.The interior is slightly discolored. Overall, in exceptionally good condition without tears, creasing or marks. Divisions have poems, prayers or scripture opposite uncredited, hand drawn illustration and titles. 128 pp. Typewritten. Recipes with contributors names, each page also has an inspirations quote etc. There are no advertisments. Contents: Kitchen weights and Measures, One Ingredient for Another, Meat and Casserole dishes, Vegetables, Breads, Salads, Cakes, Cookies, Desserts, Pastries, Sweets and Sours, Punch. Table of Contents. Recipe sampler Baked Chicken Crunch, Baked Beans (numerous contributions), Cloud Biscuits, Sparkling Salad Mold, Cherry Cobbler and Kosher Dill Pickles "open crock." ; 8vo 
Price: 16.20 USD
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Recipes From America's Restored Villages, Anderson, Jean
8 Anderson, Jean Recipes From America's Restored Villages
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co. 1975 0385045549 / 9780385045544 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Martin Silverman. xxvi, 356pp. 50 linecut illustrations. Map endpages. Foxing on all edges else a clean, straight copy. Recipes from forty-four restored and recreated historic villages across the United States, all adapted to modern cooking techniques, are accompanied by historical and descriptive commentaries. Some represented villages and recipeis: MA-Parsnips stewed in dark beer or stout; Roast turkey with lemon and ham stuffing balls; CT-Clam Pie, Shaker raised squash biscuits; Maine-Green tomato mincemeat; NY- Potato Pudding Powell House Apple-smothered port; ; 8vo ; xxvi, 356pp. Illustrated. Map endpages. 50 line illustrations by Martin Silverman. All edges foxed, else a clean straight copy. Recipes from forty-four restored and recreated historic villages across the United States, all adapted to modern cooking techniques, are accompanied by historical and descriptive commentaries. A few to try: Parsnips stewed in dark beer or stout (MA), Moravian Christmas Cookies (NC), Pork loin and cream gravy (KY), Hoppin John (MI), and so many more to try and enjoy. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Created Equal? The Complete Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858, Angle, Paul M. (Edited and Introduction by)
9 Angle, Paul M. (Edited and Introduction by) Created Equal? The Complete Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Handsome copy in beige cloth w/black title plate and gold lettering. Map end-papers. Frontispiece. Indexed, Illustrated. Sharp corners, light edge soil. Dust jacket, now in archival cover, is edge worn with tears and creases. "No student of the Civil War should miss reading this book." Senator Paul H. Douglas, Illinois. Exceptional copy, scarce in this condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall.; Xxxiii, 421, [1]pp. pages 
Price: 54.00 USD
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The Living Lincoln: The Man, His Mind, His Times, and the War He Fought, Recontructed From His Own Writings., Angle, Paul M. and Earl Schenck Miers
10 Angle, Paul M. and Earl Schenck Miers The Living Lincoln: The Man, His Mind, His Times, and the War He Fought, Recontructed From His Own Writings.
New York Barnes & Noble 1992 1566190436 / 9781566190435 First Thus Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Nice copy with shelf wear to board and jacket, light edge soil, else clean and straight. Angle and Miers selected the best of Lincoln's writings on himself and the tremendous issues of his day and fused them into an intimate self-portrait of Lincoln. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii, 673pp. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Faith in God and Generals  An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War, Baehr, Ted &  Susan Huey Wales &  Ron Maxwell
11 Baehr, Ted & Susan Huey Wales & Ron Maxwell Faith in God and Generals An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War
B&H Publishing Group 2003 0805427287 / 9780805427288 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in gray boards w green spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket " An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War " ; 9.80 X 8.30 X 0.70 inches; 187 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Black Hills Illustrated 1904 a Terse Description of Conditions Past and Present of America's Greatest Mineral Belt, Baldwin, George P.
12 Baldwin, George P. The Black Hills Illustrated 1904 a Terse Description of Conditions Past and Present of America's Greatest Mineral Belt
The Black Hills Mining Man's Association Softcover Good 
This is a very good copy a reprint of this wonderful book on the black hills. Reports on each town in the area done in 1904. ; 8vo 
Price: 11.70 USD
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13 Baron, Stanley Brewed in America: A History of Beer and Ale in the United States
Boston & Toronto Little, Brown & Company 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Brown cloth, gold lettering. Worn but sharp corners. Ex-lib. w/number on spine. w/o dust jacket. Presentation label for the 100th anniversary of the United States Brewers Association, William Figge President. "Brewed In America remains the most comprehensive historical study of beer in the United States yet published." (xiv) [3] 4-424 pages, indexed. Illustrated. Former owners emboss stamp on the title page and library number written neatly on spine, no other markings. Exceptionally nice. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Travels of William Bartram, Bartram, William
14 Bartram, William Travels of William Bartram
Dover Publications 1955 0486200132 / 9780486200132 Softcover Very Good 
This is an unabridged edition of the classic book with all 13 original illustrations. "This is the first inexpensive illustrated edition of one of the most delightful books written in the 18th century." ; 7.80 X 5.30 X 1 inches; 448 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Stretching Lessons: the Daring That Starts from Within, Bender, Sue
15 Bender, Sue Stretching Lessons: the Daring That Starts from Within
San Francisco, CA Harper Collins 2001 Signed by Author; 00 First Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by Author, Signed on the first free end page and a red heart drawn. Bender is undoubtedly a writer of charm and persuasion, and she pursues the theme of spiritual renewal (stretching) with sweet, calmly written anecdotes and insights. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.30 USD
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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I): From the Age of Discovery to a World at War, Bennett, William J.
16 Bennett, William J. America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I): From the Age of Discovery to a World at War
Nelson Current 2006 1595550550 / 9781595550552 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New Book First Printing with number series starting (1). No names or other markings. Tight. "To rescue the future, we must remember our past." ; 8vo.; 573 pp pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Taking Charge  The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964, Beschloss, Michael R.
17 Beschloss, Michael R. Taking Charge The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 0684804077 / 9780684804071 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in Fine dust jacket 
First edition As New book with jacket in Fine condition. "Lyndon Johnson's" secretly recorded tapes offer us the only chance we are ever likely to have to eavesdrop on an American President from his first moments in office until the end. ; 1.5 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches; 592 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics, Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday
18 Blackbeard, Bill & Martin Williams & John Canaday The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
Smithsonian Institution Press 1988 0874741726 / 9780874741728 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful copy. Some stains on the text block edges. ; 14.40 X 10.50 X 1.40 inches; 336 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Gold Dust and Gunsmoke ;  Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes  Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes, Boessenecker, John
19 Boessenecker, John Gold Dust and Gunsmoke ; Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes
Wiley 2000 0471390186 / 9780471390183 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Softcover Trade paperback In VG condition ; 9.13 X 6.06 X 0.55 inches; 384 pp pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Presidential Campaigns, Boller, Paul F. Jr.
20 Boller, Paul F. Jr. Presidential Campaigns
N. Y. Oxford University Press 1984 0195034201 / 9780195034202 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; Embossed name stamp on the endpage, else fine. The dust jacket is also embossed; the flap and upper corner are creased. 420 pp. Presidential nominees have to know how to play the game, moreover, whether they care for it or not. This enlightening and endlessly entertaining book unveils the whole history of American presidential elections, from Washington to Reagan, --those clamorous showdowns that have so perplexed, pleased, amused, irked, and fascinated the American people from the very beginning.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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