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Yorktown, As I Remember (Virginia, 1981)

By: O'Hara. Lucy Hudgins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Verona, Virginia, McClure: 1981

Edition: Presumed first edition

Seller ID: 3598

Condition: Fine condition


This is a booklet in hard cover containing 78 pages including the index. It's clean and bright with no bumps, no names or writing, and no tears or chips to jacket. The booklet measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and is very clean and nice. The dustjacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. The book is a lovely reminiscence of life in Yorktown, Virginia begining at the turn of the century of which there are many large, full page black and white photographs. Though the booklet's true stories and memories are interesting, the genealogical facet would be especially important to O'Haras, Hudgins, and Powel... View more info

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Ready Aim Fire! Small Arms Ammunition in the Battle of Gettysburg (1981)

By: Thomas, Dean S.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 1988

Edition: Fourth printing

Seller ID: 2211

Condition: Very Good condition


Very nice, clean booklet with a glossy cover and pristine pages illustrated amply with both drawings and photographs in black and white. The author covers firearms systems, the manufacture of bullets and small arms ammunition, the Army of the Potomac, and the Army of Northern Virginia. Booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11'and has 76 pages. View more info

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The Jumonville Affair (1989)

By: Trudel, Marcel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1819

Condition: Fine condition


This booklet looks brand new, seemingly unread. It was originally published in 1954 by the Eastern National Park and Monument Association and before that in a French language edition in 1952. Some changes have been made here in hopes that the revised text would raise more questions. The title is somewhat vague, but refers to the Battle of Jumonville Glen, also known as the Jumonville Affair. It was the opening battle of the French and Indian War and was fought on May 28, 1754 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. A company of colonial militia from Virginia under the command of George Washington, a... View more info

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Virginia Fraktur: Penmanship As Folk Art (1972)

By: Wust, Klaus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Virginia, Shenandoah History: 1972

Seller ID: 3065

Condition: Fine condition


Beautiful booklet with a vast amount of information in 28 pristine pages, plus many examples in both black and white and full color. Frakturs are commonly equated with Pennsylvania which is apt, but not the only place where this venerable art thrived. The difference in Virginia's examples were the result of practising the work as it was rendered in southwest Germany. Booklet measures 7-1/4" x 10-1/2. It's as new except for former owner's bookplate on reverse of front cover. View more info