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LIGHTSHIP. Binns. Adventure novel set on historic Columbia River mouth lightship. 345 pages.
Inventory = 8.
Order #: BIMO1886 cloth$10.50.




SEA DISASTERS AND INLAND CATASTROPHES. Snow. Stories of calamity and devastation on both land and sea. Illustrated.
Inventory = 3.
Order #: DOME1891 cloth$9.95.

VICTORIAN MYTHS OF THE SEA. Behrman. Explores the importance of the sea to the English culture and national purpose historically. 188 pages.
Inventory = 8.
Order #: SWAL3243 cloth$12.95.

MACHINES: A Prentice-Hall Illustrated Dictionary. Pollard & Holme. Covers computers and electronics, automation, magnets, pumps, aircraft, racecars, more. Over 800 entries, 225 color illustrations.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: SISC3824 cloth$19.00.


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ACADIAN REMINISCENCES: The True Story of Evangeline. Voorhies. Tale of migration from Acadia to Louisiana. 107 pages. 1907. Fine condition.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MISC9370 cloth$10.00.

THE AMERICAN WAR 1812-1814. Katcher. The bitter fighting when British burned the White House and stormed New Orleans. Color illustrations, 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: STAC3732 paper$12.95.

ANTIETAM NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD. Tilberg. National Park Service Handbook of shrines and memorials and historic Civil War battle at Sharpsburg, Maryland, "bloodiest day of Civil War". Illustrated, 64 pages.
Inventory = 4.
Order #: USGB2255 paper$3.95.


ASSAULT AND LOGISTICS: Union Army Coastal and River Operations. Gibsons. Role of naval steamboats, including merchant vessels in Civil War. Volume 2 of the Army's Navy Series. 35 illustrations,  16 maps, ship lists.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MISC6603 cloth$45.00.



THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Franklin. Classic American literature of Franklin's life odyssey. 159 pages.
Inventory = 2.
Order #: AIRM6016 paper$4.95.

DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Mitchell. A popular work that creates concisely and dramatically the important battles, sieges, and campaigns of America's war for independence.
Inventory = 64 
 ISBN:0-89176-039-3. Order #:  MOCK4672 paper$4.95.

GETTYSBURG: The Story Behind the Scenery (PA). Davis. Battle, landscape, reunions of soldiers of both sides, meanings. 46 color photos, 48 large-format pages. 1983.
Inventory = 6.
ISBN: 0-916122-89-1.  Order #: KCPU4041 paper$8.95.





THE FIRST LADIES. Klapthor. Personal sides and contributions made by all US Presidents' wives. 44 color illustrations, 96 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-912308-50-8.  Order #: INPU9204 paper$9.95.

FLORENCE RENA SABIN: Pioneer Scientist. Downing & Barker. Story of early woman medical scientist, for children. Ill 106 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: JABA9427 paper$4.50.

THE FOREST ROSE: A Tale of the Frontier. Bennett. Rose Forester, orphaned by her father's death at the Battle of Cowpens during the American Revolution, was captured by native Americans and carried away from her remote forest home in eastern Ohio.
Inventory = 3.
Order #: SWAL3736 cloth$7.50.

THE FORGING OF THE UNION: 1781-1789. Morris. History of years from the winning of independence to creation of the federal government. 430 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: HARO9546 cloth$22.95.





GEORGE WASHINGTON: Man and Monument. Freidel & Aikman. Biography of first president; building of monument in District of Columbia. 83 color illustrations, 72 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-929050-00-2. Order #: INPU9397 paper$8.95.

GOOD NEIGHBORS: Building Next to History.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: COHI3347 paper$4.95.

GUILFORD COURTHOUSE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK. Battle of Guilford Courthouse (1781)--beginning of end of Revolutionary War. Includes points of interest in this NC park. Inventory = 2. Order #: USGB2362 paper$4.25.

I SAW STARS. Lamar. Some memories of Commander Hal Lamar, Fleet Admiral Nimitz' Flag Lieutenant, 1941-45.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MISC3374 paper$3.95.

John Brown: The Thundering Voice of Jehovah, A pictorial Heritage. by Stan Cohen. Revisit the raid on the Harpers Ferry arsenal and the fiery abolitionist who led it. 8-1/2x11",196 pages, 270 photos, maps & drawings.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-57510-055-X. Order #: PIHI2790 paper$14.95. Out of print; we have 1 copy left.



MOUNTAINEER BATTLEWAGON: U. S. S. West Virginia (BB-48). by Myron J. Smith Jr. History from construction in 1923 to sinking in Pearl Harbor at start of World War II, salvage and rebuilding to again battle in the Pacific 1944-45 until scrapped in 1961. Includes account of predecessor ship. 1"x8 1/2", 48 large-format pages, 55 photos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-933126-16-6. Order #: PIHI2253 paper$9.95


THE NATURE OF WAR. Keegan. Provides an arresting vision of warfare and has much to say about the nature of man and the agonies of war.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: ZZHO3395 cloth$37.50.

PRESERVATION EASEMENTS: A Legal Mechanism for Protecting Cultural Resources. State Historical. Society of Colorado.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: COHI3345 paper$27.50.



THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Sidey. Concise portrayals and official portraits of all US Presidents--Washington to Clinton. 44 color illustrations, 94 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-912308-48-6. Order #: INPU9058 paper$9.95.

SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN COOK BOOK. Hutcraft. Rare, time-tested recipes and remedies from Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains. 32 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: None.
Order #: HUTC0622 paper$3.95.

THE STRIPES AND STARS: The Evolution of the American Flag. Boleslaw & Mastai. Chronology of flags and the periods which used them, leading to America's present flag. 71p, color Illustrated.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MISC6835 paper$9.95.

STRUGGLE AND SURVIVAL IN COLONIAL AMERICA. Sweet & Nash. Stories of individual inhabitants of Spanish, English, and Portuguese colonies in the New World. 406 pages.
Inventory = 2.
Order #: UCAL1603 paper$15.00.





THOMAS JEFFERSON: His Life and Words. Beilenson. Includes excerpts from Jefferson's "Declaration of Independence" and "Notes on the State of Virginia", embodying the best of American democratic idealism. Illustrated, 64pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: KAMP4282 cloth$4.95.

Inventory = 1.
Order #: DAHO3415 paper$4.95.

THE VIRGINIAN. Wister. Classic Western novel, with rich philosophy. 286 pages.
Inventory = 11.
Order #: AIRM6043 paper$3.95.

WESTWARD WHOA: In the Wake of Lewis and Clark. Carter. How Preston and I set out in a rubber raft, afoot, and ahorse to discover the Northwest Passage. 299 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: SISC8559 cloth$21.00.  



Where Industry Failed: water-powered mills at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Gilbert. 60 photos and maps, 92 large-format pages.   Out of print.
ISBN: 0-933126-49-2 Order #: PIHI5548 paper$9.95. Out of print; we have 1 copy left.

A WILLIAMSBURG HORNBOOK. Wise. Mini-encyclopedia to this colonial city. Photos, 128 pages.
Inventory = 6.
Order #: STAC1383 paper$9.95.




WIND CATCHERS: American Windmills of Yesterday and Tomorrow. Torrey. Presents an historical overview of the development of wind power in this country during the last century and also considers wind power as an alternative energy source. Photos, 237 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: STGR3582 paper$9.95.

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ARMIES: (4) State Troops. Katcher. Uniform dress and equipment that identified state-raised troops from North and South. Color and black-and-white illustrations,  48 pages.
Inventory = 3.
Order #: STAC9138 paper$12.95.

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ARMIES: (5) Volunteer Militia. Katcher. Uniform dress and equipment that identified individually formed regiments from North and South. Color and b/w illustrations,  48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: STAC3935 paper$12.95.

ARLINGTON HOUSE: A Guide to Arlington House, the Robert E Lee Memorial, Virginia. National Park Service. National Park Service Handbook of Robert E Lee Memorial, Virginia, overlooking Potomac River near Washington, District of Columbia. Illustrated, 48 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: USGB8814 paper$3.95.

ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. Katcher. Men-at-Arms Series. Color illustrations, , 48 pages.
Inventory = 2.
Order #: STAC6524 paper$12.95.





CIVIL WAR PARKS: The Story Behind the Scenery. Davis. Overview of war through capsule descriptions of 26 battle parks. 71 color photos, 64 large-format pages.
Inventory = 6. Order #: KCPU0713 paper$8.95.

CIVIL WAR Order #: SOLDIERS: Their Expectations and Their Experiences. Mitchell. Human detail about the war from the men who fought it. 286 pages.
Inventory = 2.
Order #: SISC3257 paper$9.95.

CIVIL WAR WOMEN. McSherry et. al. Civil War seen through women's eyes by Alcott, Chopin, Welty, other great women writers. 175 pages.
Inventory = 3.
Order #:  SISC5827 paper$10.00.

EDISON: A Biography. Josephson. Story of the man who invented the electric light, phonograph, and movie camera, plus many more practical devices, and how he did it. Photos, 524 pages. Inventory = 1. Order #: MCGH4024 paper$7.95.

THE GOVERNMENT'S WAR POWERS Under the Constitution of the United States. Whiting. An analysis of the government's legal powers to fight subversion, treason, and civil war. Inventory = 4. Order #: RIGR3409 cloth$10.00.

HEROINES OF DIXIE: Spring of High Hopes. Jones. Moving account of Civil War as seen through the eyes of Southern women of the period.
Inventory = 2.
Order #: MOCK4675 paper$4.95.

TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD. Catton. Story of Rebellion, Civil War, and Emancipation. Maps, 572 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #:  SISC9675 paper$5.95.

US INFANTRY EQUIPMENTS 1775-1910. Katcher. Uniform dress, arms, gear used by soldiers as America developed. Color and b/w illustrations,  48 pages.
Inventory = 3.
Order #: STAC4098 paper$12.95.




VICKSBURG AND THE OPENING OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, 1862-63. National Park Service. National Park Service Handbook to Vicksburg campaign and siege during Civil War in June 1863, last stronghold in Confederate hands; area guide. Color illustrations, 80 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: USGB2332 paper$5.95

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