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|OXFORD HILLS HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK: DREKI 1962
1962- Oxford Hills High School- Hardcover, Good; light wear. B&W PHOTOGRAPHS.
|HANNIBAL HAMLIN OF MAINE: Lincoln's First Vice-President
Hunt, H. Draper
1969- Syracuse University Press, New York- FIRST EDITION ('First Edition' STATED)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is dark green cloth hardcover with titles in GOLD on spine; binding and text are neat, clean and solid, VG+ with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. The ORIGINAL illustarted DUST JACKET is also very neat, clean and bright, VG in new archival protector. There are NO major rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY... 'This FULL-SCALE biography of Hamlin's PUBLIC and PERSONAL LIFE is enriched by NEW INSIGHTS, gained from a previously INACCESSIBLE CACHE of HAMLIN FAMILY PAPERS, into the FRUSTRATING and VOICELESS vice-presidential years... The LINCOLN-HAMLIN RELATIONSHIP is studied IN DEPTH... Included are INTIMATE DAY-TO-DAY GLIMPSES of the LINCOLN ADMINISTRATION, and an EYEWITNESS DESCRIPTION of Lincoln's ASSASSINATION by HAMLIN'S DAUGHTER... Of MAJOR IMPORTANCE to Lincoln scholars is NEW EVIDENCE indicating that LINCOLN HIMSELF engineered, from BEHIND THE SCENES, Hamlin's DEFEAT and Andrew Johnson's victory for the vice-presidential nomination in 1864...' 292 pages. The book contains EXTENSIVE NOTES to chapters, a BIBLIOGRAPHY, and an INDEX.
|HONEST COP: Lewis J. Valentine, Being a Chronicle of the Commissioner's Thirty-Six Years in the New York Police Department
Limpus, Lowell M.
- 1939- E.P. Dutton and Co., New York- FIRST EDITION ('First Edition' stated on copyright page)- This is NOT an ex-library book; it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is ORIGINAL blue cloth HARDCOVER with titles in GOLD on cover; binding and text are generally clean and solid, GOOD; light overall wear, corner bumping, and age coloration (some fading/age toning to edges and spine), but square and tight. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Lewis J. Valentine. Inscription reads: "July 30 1940. to Sgt. George Noel, Kindest regards and best wishes. LEWIS J. VALENTINE." Deckle edge pages. 299 pp. with INDEX. (Index includes NAMES and PLACES of PEOPLE and LOCATIONS in NEW YORK such as: AL CAPONE, BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, CALVIN COOLIDGE, GANGSTER ('TACTICS AGAINST, used by Lewis J. Valentine), POLICIES and PROCEDURES implemented and conducted by Lewis J. Valentine while at the NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT, J. EDGAR HOOVER, 'IRISHTOWN,' J.P. MORGAN, PROSTITUTION, and much more goings on of the NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT during the author's time). ALSO INCLUDES laid-in VINTAGE B&W PHOTOGRAPH of fellow NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER, with SIGNATURE and INSCRIPTION of said officer (see photograph; inscription: "To My Pal Harry. from D..." cursive signature of name). ILLUSTRATED with many PHOTOGRAPHS of NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT and it's PERSONNEL, including Lewis J. Valentine and his associates. A solid, attractive collector's copy of a rare POLICE OFFICER BIOGRAPHY, signed by the subject of the biography himself, along with a rare AUTOGRAPH and PORTRAIT of his associate officer.
MUSSOLINI, BENITO; With a Foreword by the Former AMBASSADOR to ITALY, Richard Wasburn Child
- 1928- Scribners, NY- First American Edition ( with same 1928 date on title and copyright page with the 'Scribner Seal' present)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is original dark green cloth hardcover with tiles in GOLD on cover and spine ( ALL GOLD is present and BRIGHT); binding and text are VERY neat, clean and solid, NF. Just previous owner bookplate front pastedown along with his 'raised embossed seal' at lower first blank page. The ORIGINAL fairly UNCOMMON printed DUST JACKET has the publisher's price intact ($3.50); generally neat, clean and bright, G+ in new archival protector. Overall, a nice, SOLID 1ST PRINTING COLLECTOR COPY and fairly UNCOMMON in the ORIGINAL DUST JACKET...'No man can say when he has finished the reading of this LIFE STORY that he does not know BENITO MUSSOLINI'...318 pages with INDEX and ILLUSTRATED with B&W PHOTOGRAPHS.
|TOWN & FAMILY CEMETERIES OF OXFORD, EAST OXFORD & WELCHVILLE, MAINE
Rowe, Brenda McAlister
- Circa 1980 (No Date)- Published by the Author- SOFTCOVER, GOOD; hand-made binding. FAMILY NAMES, SURNAMES, GENEALOGICAL REFERENCE. With handwritten, alphabetized list of NAMES at rear, with INDIVIDUAL MEMBER'S first names, as well as last names. DETAILS from headstones, such as EPITAPHS, DATES and more.