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The Cincinnati Directory; Containing Names, Profession And Occupation Of The Inhabitants Of The...
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The Cincinnati Directory; Containing Names, Profession And Occupation Of The Inhabitants Of The Town, Alphabetically Arranged; With The Number Of The Building Occupied By Each. Also, An Account of Its Officers, Population, Institutions And Societies, Public Buildings, Manufactures, &c

by [By A Citizen]

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Cincinnati: Oliver Farnsworth, 1819. First Edition. Full leather. Good. First edition of The Cincinnati Directory, published in 1819.. Twelvemo, [x]11-156. Original publisher's leather binding, gilt bands on spine, title rubbed off, some cracking to spine. Missing map on front endpaper. Paper is toned. Includes almanac for 1820.
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The Cincinnati Directory; Containing The Names, Profession And Occupation Of The Inhabitants Of...
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The Cincinnati Directory; Containing The Names, Profession And Occupation Of The Inhabitants Of The Town, Alphabetically Arranged; With The Number Of The Building Occupied By Each. Also, An Account of Its Officers, Population, Institutions And Societies, Public Buildings, Manufactures, &c

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Cincinnati: Oliver Farnsworth, 1819. First Edition. Full Calf. Very good. The first Cincinnati Directory, published in 1819, with the scarce "Plan of Cincinnati" map.. Twelvemo, [x], [11]-156pp, [3]. Period tree calf, title in gilt on spine, decorative gilt bands, both hinges starting. Printed by Morgan, Lodge & Company. Mount St. Joseph Library label on front free endpaper, no other indications of library usage. Boards heavily worn. Occasional toning and foxing throughout. Includes almanac for 1820 at preface, as expected. Complete with the "Plan of Cincinnati", dated 1819, with two tape repairs, minimal toning, solid hinges, a bright example. (Thompson, 196) (Howes C409) (Sabin 13085) Housed in custom green cloth clamshell. A scarce work. This first directory of Cincinnati details the local government, distilleries, canal systems, shipping project and prominent citizens. It was followed by a second edition in 1825, but only a small number were printed, making them exceptionally scarce.
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The American Shooter's Manual; Comprising Such Plain And Simple Rules As Are Necessary To...
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The American Shooter's Manual; Comprising Such Plain And Simple Rules As Are Necessary To Introduce The Inexperienced Into A Full Knowledge Of All That Relates To The Dog, And The Correct Use Of The Gun; Also A Description Of The Game Of This Country By A Gentleman Of Philadelphia County

by [A Gentleman of Philadelphia County]

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1928. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Limited edition of The American Shooter's Manual, privately printed by Ernest R. Gee.. Octavo, ix, [3], 155pp, [4]. Green cloth spine, green paper boards, title printed on labels affixed to spine and front cover. Stated copy 232 of 375 on limitation page. Solid text block, rubbing to corners, faint toning to spine, clean text block, bookseller's label on front free endpaper, a very good example. With three mounted engravings on Japanese tissue paper.
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The Putt at the End of the World
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The Putt at the End of the World

by Abbott, Lee K.

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New York: Warner Books, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Signed first edition of The Putt at the End of the World by Lee K. Abbott, Dave Barry, Richard Bausch, James Crumley, James W. Hall, Tami Hoag, Tim O'Brien, Ridley Pearson, and Les Standiford.. Octavo, [10], 242pp. Black spine, green boards, title in gilt on spine. Solid text block, appears unread, a fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, $23.95 retail price on front flap, a stunning, fine example. Signed by all nine authors on the half-title. The aforementioned nine authors each wrote one chapter to create this piece of fiction.
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Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt
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Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt

by Abbott, Lawrence F.

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Second Edition. Cloth. Good. Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt by Lawrence Abbott, inscribed to children's book author, Carolyn Wells Houghton.. Octavo, xi, 315pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt with gilt rule on cover. The second edition, with the first being printed in 1919. Text block loose, occasional tape repairs to the text block. Covers worn from handling, toning to spine. Inscribed by Roosevelt confidant and writer Lawrence F. Abbott: "Inscribed for Carolyn Wells Houghton, with the best wishes of Lawrence F. Abbott. New York, March 5th, 1920." Bookplate of Ms. Carolyn Wells on the front free endpaper. Includes a letter from the son of President Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., to Ms. Wells. Carolyn Wells was a close friend of Edith Kermit Roosevelt and dedicated one of her books to the former First Lady.
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Brothers in Arms; The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
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Brothers in Arms; The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes

by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem [Powell, Colin]

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New York: Broadway Books, 2005. First Trade Paperback. Paperback. Fine. First paperback edition of Brothers in Arms by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, inscribed to former Secretary of State Colin Powell.. Octavo, xv, 302pp. Paperback. Stated "First trade paperback edition published 2005" on copyright page. Solid text block, a fine example. Signed "9/14/08 For Gen Powell, I'm sure you know this story but I figured that you could get some depth from this version. Enjoy / Kareem" on the front free endpaper. Both Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Colin Powell were featured speakers at Peter Lowe's "Success 1996" seminar. Since that time, Abdul-Jabbar has consistently referenced General Powell as an inspiration for his philanthropic work.
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On the Shoulders of Giants; My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance. With Raymond Obstfeld
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On the Shoulders of Giants; My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance. With Raymond Obstfeld

by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem [Powell, Colin]

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Signed first edition of On the Shoulders of Giants by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, inscribed to former Secretary of State, and fellow son of Harlem, Colin Powell.. Octavo, xii, 273pp. Black hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Appropriate number line listed on copyright page indicating second printing. Solid text block, light marks to bottom edge, a near fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, $26.00 retail price on front flap, shelf wear, a near fine example. Inscribed on the front flyleaf "Sept 17, 2008 / For Gen Powell + Family / I do hope you enjoy this humble effort. / All the best, Kareem." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Colin Powell, both born in Harlem, were featured speakers at Peter Lowe's "Success 1996" seminar. Since that time, Abdul-Jabbar has consistently referenced General Powell as an inspiration for his philanthropic work.
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A Season on the Reservation; My Sojourn with the White Mountain Apache. With Stephen Singular
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A Season on the Reservation; My Sojourn with the White Mountain Apache. With Stephen Singular

by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem [Powell, Colin]

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New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/fine. Signed first edition of A Season on the Reservation by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, with an inscription to the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell.. Octavo, 209pp. Cream hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated "First Edition" on copyright page, with full number line. Solid text block, lightly bumped edges, a near fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, $24.00 retail price on front flap, a fine example. Inscribed on a front flyleaf, "General Powell / I hope you enjoy this effort / All the best! Kareem 1/2000." Both Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Colin Powell were featured speakers at Peter Lowe's "Success 1996" seminar. Since that time, Abdul-Jabbar has consistently referenced General Powell as an inspiration for his philanthropic work. In June of 2000, Abdul-Jabbar stated his inspiration for A Season on the Reservation came from "Colin Powell's call to give back to the community.
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Our Last Best Chance; The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril
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Our Last Best Chance; The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril

by Abdullah II, King

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New York: Viking Press, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Signed first edition of Our Last Best Chance by King Abdullah II of Jordan. Octavo, xxi, 346pp. White hardcover, title in gilt on spine. First edition statement with full number line on copyright page. In publishers near fine dust jacket, touch of shelf wear to front cover, retail price on front flap, otherwise fine. Inscribed on the front free endpaper with the signature of King Abdullah in Arabic: "To Andreas / With Warmest Regards / Yours / Abdullah." A scarce signed book from a reigning monarch. This is the memoir of King Abdullah II of Jordan. After the death of his father, King Hussein, Abdullah II was unexpectedly named as the heir to the Jordanian thrown. His family has been the royal family of Jordan since 1921.
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The Korean War
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The Korean War

by Acheson, Dean

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine. Signed first edition of The Korean War by Secretary of State Dean Acheson.. Octavo, vi, 154pp. Gray paperback, title printed on spine. Faint shelf wear. Full number line on copyright page. This copy appears unread. Inscribed on the half-title: "For The Motts, with best wishes. Dean Acheson. August 1971." A scarce copy of this work, signed just two months before Acheson's death in October of 1971. Dean Acheson (1893-1971) served as Secretary of State for President Harry S. Truman. He was instrumental in defining foreign policy for the United States during the Cold War. Acheson's memoir, Present at the Creation, won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1970.
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Present at the Creation; My Years in the State Department
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Present at the Creation; My Years in the State Department

by Acheson, Dean [Ambassador Edward Perkins]

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1969. First Edition, Second Printing. Cloth. Very good/near fine. Presentation copy of Present at the Creation by Dean Acheson, inscribed to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Edward J. Perkins.. Octavo, xiv, [4], 798 pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Lacking first edition statement on copyright page, number line starting at 2. Occasional underlining and notes from Ambassador Perkins, yellow post-it notes at various points. In publisher's dust jacket, $15.00 retail price on front flap, touch of toning to spine, a near fine example. Inscribed to Ambassador Edward Perkins while serving as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations by the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Joseph Verner Reed, Jr.: "For Ambassador Edward J. Perkins and Lucy Perkins, I admire and appreciate you both as you two effectively represent, celebrate and also embody classical American strength and virtues. Your friend, Joseph Verner Reed. Under-Secretary-General… Read More
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A Democrat Looks At His Party
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A Democrat Looks At His Party

by Acheson, Dean

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Signed first edition of A Democrat Looks At His Party by Secretary of State Dean Acheson.. Octavo, 199pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated "first edition" on copyright page. Light shelf wear along bottom edge, residual soiling along top edge of text block. Gift inscription opposite half title. In publishers dust jacket, $3.00 retail price on front flap, bright illustrations, closed tear at rear fold, otherwise a near fine jacket. Signed by Dean Acheson, noting "Washington, November 1955" after signature. Dean Acheson served as Secretary of State for President Harry Truman. He was instrumental in defining foreign policy for the United States during the cold war.
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Morning and Noon; A Memoir
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Morning and Noon; A Memoir

by Acheson, Dean

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First Edition, Third Printing. Cloth. Near fine/near fine. Signed copy of Morning and Noon: A Memoir by Secretary of State, Dean Acheson.. Octavo, xiii, [2], 288pp. Yellow cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated "third printing" on copyright page. Appears unread. In the publisher's dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light sunning to spine, wear at head of spine. Signed on the front endpaper: "With Best Wishes, Dean Acheson." Dean Acheson (1893-1971) served as the United States Secretary of State from 1949 to 1953 under President Harry S. Truman. Born in 1893, Acheson played a significant role in shaping U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War era. He was instrumental in the implementation of the Truman Doctrine, which aimed to contain the spread of communism, the development of NATO, and the Marshall Plan, which provided economic aid to help rebuild post-World War II Europe. Acheson's memoir, "Present at the Creation," remains a seminal work on… Read More
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A Citizen Looks At Congress
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A Citizen Looks At Congress

by Acheson, Dean [Walt Rostow]

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1957. First English Edition. Cloth. Very good/very good. First English edition of A Citizen Looks at Congress by Secretary of State Dean Acheson, inscribed to National Security Advisor Walt Rostow.. Octavo, 124pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on label affixed to spine. No additional printings mentioned. Solid text block, light toning to endpapers from publisher's glue. In the publisher's dust jacket, retail price on front flap, archival tissue repairs to front panel and spine, light soiling to spine, a very good example. Signature page has notable toning, small chip along bottom edge, reinforced along gutter. Signed on the front flyleaf: "To Walt Rostow for whose warm friendship + gay companionship I am forever grateful. Dean Acheson. October 1958." Walt Rostow (1916-2003) was an American economist, political theorist, and National Security Advisor to President Lyndon Johnson from 1966-1969. Acheson and Rostow were close friends, but differed on their outlook towards the… Read More
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Out of Egypt; A Memoir
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Out of Egypt; A Memoir

by Aciman, André

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Signed first edition of Out of Egypt, A Memoir by André Aciman.. Octavo, 340pp. Blue hardcover, title in gilt on cream cloth spine. Stated "First Edition, 1994" on copyright page. In the publisher's dust jacket, $20.00 retail price on front flap. Signed by the author on the half-title page. André Aciman (b. 1951) is an Italian-American author and distinguished professor at the Graduate Center of City University of New York. His acclaimed debut novel, Call Me by Your Name, delves into themes of love, desire, and identity with a unique lyrical and introspective prose style. Aciman's other notable works, including Eight White Nights, Harvard Square, Enigma Variations, and Find Me, feature similar themes, securing his space as a prolific contemporary author.
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Eight White Nights
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Eight White Nights

by Aciman, André

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Signed first edition of Eight White Nights by André Aciman.. Octavo, 360pp. Blue hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated "First edition, 2010" on copyright page with full number line. Solid text block. In the publisher's dust jacket, $26.00 retail price on front flap, a fine example. Signed by the author in blue marker on title page. André Aciman (b. 1951) is an Italian-American author and distinguished professor at the Graduate Center of City University of New York. His acclaimed debut novel, Call Me by Your Name, delves into themes of love, desire, and identity with a unique lyrical and introspective prose style. Aciman's other notable works, including Eight White Nights, Harvard Square, Enigma Variations, and Find Me, feature similar themes, securing his space as a prolific contemporary author.
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Harvard Square; A Novel
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Harvard Square; A Novel

by Aciman, André

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Signed first edition of Harvard Square: A Novel by André Aciman.. Octavo, 292pp. Red hardcover, title in gilt on spine. Stated "First Edition" on copyright page, with full number line. In the publisher's dust jacket, $25.95 retail price on front flap, a fine example. Signed by the author in blue pen on title page. André Aciman (b. 1951) is an Italian-American author and distinguished professor at the Graduate Center of City University of New York. His acclaimed debut novel, Call Me by Your Name, delves into themes of love, desire, and identity with a unique lyrical and introspective prose style. Aciman's other notable works, including Eight White Nights, Harvard Square, Enigma Variations, and Find Me, feature similar themes, securing his space as a prolific contemporary author.
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Trans-Atlantic Historical Solidarity; Lectures Delivered Before The University Of Oxford In...
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Trans-Atlantic Historical Solidarity; Lectures Delivered Before The University Of Oxford In Easter And Trinity Terms 1913

by Adams, Charles Francis

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1913. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine. Signed first edition of Trans-Atlantic Historical Solidarity by Charles Francis Adams, Jr., of the Adams political family.. Octavo, 184pp. Light rubbing to cloth, solid text block, free of any notations or wear. Top edge gilt. Signed on the front free endpaper to Eliza van Loon, wife of Hendrik Willem van Loon, recipient of the first Newbery Medal in 1922 for The Story of Mankind (1921). Inscription reads: "Eliza van Loon from C.F. Adams. Washington, 1914." Includes laid-in letter from Charles F. Adams. Charles Francis Adams, Jr. (1835-1915) was the great-grandson of President John Adams and the grandson of President John Quincy Adams. He fought for the Union Army during the American Civil War, serving with distinction at Gettysburg. By the end of the war, he was promoted to the rank of colonel, and in 1866, he was awarded the rank of brevet brigadier general. Adams would later serve as the President of the Union Pacific Railroad from… Read More
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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish
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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

by Adams, Douglas

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New York: Harmony Books, 1984. First Edition, Early Printing. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Early printing of So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams.. Octavo, 204pp. Black hardcover, title stamped in green on spine. Purple endpapers. Stated "first edition" on copyright page, with "10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5" number line. Appears unread, a fine example. In the publisher's dust jacket, $12.95 retail price on front flap, a small crease on rear flap, presents well, a near fine example.
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Admiral Thunderbolt; The Spectacular Career of Peter Wessel, Norway's Greatest Sea Hero, Who in...
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Admiral Thunderbolt; The Spectacular Career of Peter Wessel, Norway's Greatest Sea Hero, Who in Eight Years of Naval Warfare Sailed, Shot, and Stormed His Way from Sea Cadet to Vice Admiral

by Adamson, Hans Christian [Alan Goodrich Kirk]

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Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1959. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine/very good. First edition of Admiral Thunderbolt by Hans Christian Adamson, from the library of U.S. Navy Admiral Alan Goodrich Kirk.. Octavo, xii, 336pp. Green cloth, title printed on spine. Stated "first edition" on copyright page. Solid text block, minimal stains on bottom edge, a touch of sunning to spine, a near fine example. In publisher's dust jacket, price-clipped, sunning on spine, a small amount of chipping and wear on edges, a few small closed tears, a very good example. Signed by U.S. Navy Admiral Alan Goodrich Kirk on front free endpaper, with a note: "from Edith / New York / Xmas 1960." Adamson served in the U.S Air Force as an army captain and later a colonel. He spent twenty-four days adrift in the Pacific Ocean after flying off course in a heavy bomber and running out of fuel. Adamson was rescued along with the surviving crew on November 13, 1942. Alan Goodrich Kirk served in the U.S. Navy during both World War I… Read More
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