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Williamsburg Christmas: The Story of Decoration in the Colonial Capital by Libbey Hodges Oliver
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Texas and the Mexican War: A Chronicle of the Winning of the Southwest by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
Alaska and Its History by Morgan B. Sherwood
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TagsFirst edition in dust jacket (191), BMcC (189), Inscribed (64), First edition (54), Signed (28), Artz Collection (28), First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed. (26), Classics of Naval Literature (23), Lakeside Classics series (17), Hidden Springs of Custeriana series (15) — see all tags
About meRetired U.S. National Park Service ranger and park superintendent. Married with two lovely daughters, one grown, one in 2nd Grade!
About my libraryI simply love books and libraries! I have been collecting books on western Americana, the US Navy in WWII, the British Army, the fur trade, Russian America, American military history, Lewis and Clark, Thomas Jefferson, and general history, science, and philosophy for about 35 years. I don't know exactly how many books I have, but roughly estimate ~5,000 cloth and paperback books.
GroupsAmerican Civil War, American History, Antiquarian Books, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Books on Books, History Readers: Clio's (Pleasure?) Palace, Lakeside Classics Collectors, LibraryThing Gatherings and Meetups, Military History, Naval History and Fiction —show all groups, Used Books
Favorite authorsEdwin C. Bearss, Daniel J. Boorstin, Winston S. Churchill, Anne Fadiman, William Least Heat-Moon, Thomas Jefferson, Roger G. Kennedy, Rudyard Kipling, Walter Lord, Samuel Eliot Morison, Kenneth L. Roberts, Robert M. Utley (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresArgonaut Book Shop, Bartleby's Books, Berryville Old Book Shop, Blue Plate Books, Farenheit 451 Booksellers, Four Seasons Books, Lyrical Ballad Bookstore, Old Harbor Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), The Book Shop, Title Wave Books - Midtown Store, Weller Book Works
Real nameGary J. Candelaria
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMay 12, 2010
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