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Andrews, Eliza Frances.  The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865.  New York: D. Appleton

and Company, 1908.   387 pp.  8vo.   1st Edition.  VG. Very light edge and corner wear and light, general aging. A former owner's signature is on the ffep.  Not an easy book to find in this condition.  DeRenne III 1062.  Georgiana 94.  Howes A 254.  

 

Annual Reports of the Officers of the City of Columbus, Georgia. Columbus: C. E. Walton, 1901. 8vo. 

78 pp.  (only 44 with text).  Softcover.   1st Edition.   VG. Light, general wear with some aging and toning. 

 

Arnold, Reuben R.  The Trial of Leo Frank. Reuben R. Arnold’s Address to the Court in his Behalf. 

Baxley: Classic Publishing Co., 1915.  69 pp. plus ads.  Small 8vo.  Softcover. 1st Edition.  VG Light, general wear and aging.  DeRenne III 1134.  Georgiana100. 

           

Ashe, Sarah W.  The Trial and Death of Henry Wirz with Other Matters Pertaining Thereto.  Raleigh: E.

M. Uzzell & Co., Printers, 1908. Softcover.  62 pp.  8vo.  1stEdition.  G+.  Most of back wrap torn away, leaving right upper quarter.  Otherwise light wear and aging,   

 

Barrow, Elfrida DeRenne and Laura Palmer Bell.  Anchored Yesterdays: The Log Book of Savannah’s

Voyage Across a Georgia Century.  Savannah: The Press of the Review Publishing and Printing

Company, 1923.  Illustrations by L. P. B. and Prints of Olden Maps by Peter Gordon and Isador Stoup.  131 pp. 8vo.  Limited Edition.  VG. Stiff paper wraps with light edge and corner wear.  DeRenneIII 1162. 

 

Barrow, Elfrida DeRenne and Laura Palmer Bell.  Anchored Yesterdays: The Log Book of Savannah’s

Voyage Across a Georgia Century. In Ten Watches.  Savannah: The Ashantilly Press (Darien) ,

1966. Softcover.  122 pp. 8vo.  1st Edition thus.  VG.  Green wraps over yellow.  Light edge and corner wear with minor loss at spine tips.  Some wear on front titles, but square and securely bound.  (Printed by Ashantilly for the Little House of Savannah. First book published by Ashantilly; printed by hand, though most later copies were printed by power press. The Press was named for a local plantation.)  DeRenneIII 1162 (1st ).   

 

Bartram, William.  Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida. 

Savannah, The Beehive Press, 1973.  534 pp.  8vo,  1stEdition Thus. Facsimile of 1792, London. NF/NF.  Very light wear and aging.  DeRenne I 254 (London 1792) Georgiana 11(Philadelphia1791)  Howes B 223 . 

 

Benet, Stephen Vincent.  John Brown’s Body.  New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1954.  368 pp. 

Large 8vo.  VG+/G+.  Book has general light wear and aging.  Jacket has edge chips and tears along with general aging.  1st Edition Thus.  Illustrations by Fritz Kredel and Warren Chappell.

 

Berendt, John.  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story. New York: Random

 

House, 1994.   388 pp.   8vo.   1st Edition Stated.  F/F.  Black cloth spine over green paper covered boards w/silver gilt. stated with number line starting at 2. 'Fmr' error on p.11. 23.00 on dust jacket flap.  Essentially new and unread. 

 

Berendt, John.  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story. New York: Random

House, 1994. 388 pp.  8vo.  Signed. Limited Edition.  N in slipcase.   Number 1690 of 2000.

 

Berendt, John.  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.  New York: Random House, Thursday,

5.27.1993.  393 pp.  Small 4vo.  Softcover Proof.  VG.  Green wraps with black backstrip.  Light edge and corner wear with a surface ding in the front lower right corner. Uncommon.  

 

Bridges, Herb and Terryl C. Boodman.  Gone with the Wind: The Definitive Illustrated History of the

Book, the Movie, and the Legend. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.  249 pp. 4to.  VG+/VG+.  Light, general wear.   

 

A Brief Account of the Establishment of the Colony of Georgia, Under Gen. James Oglethorpe, February

1, 1735.  Washington: Peter Force, 1835.  DeRenneI 441 

A State of the Province of Georgia Attested upon Oath in the Court of Savannah, November 10, 1740. 

Washington: Peter Force, 1840.  Originally published in London: W. Meadows, 1742.

(Two Peter Force reprints of Georgia Trustee Tracts, bound together in a blue buckram library binding.  8vo.  1stEdition Thus.  The binding is NF.  The two tracts themselves are VG+ with light age toning but minimal wear.) 

 

Burns, Robert E.  I Am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang. New York: Vanguard, 1932. 257 pp.  

8vo.   1stEdition.   VG to VG-.  Edge, corner and surface wear but square and securely bound. Georgiana 116. 

 

Burns, Robert E.  I Am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang.  Savannah: Library of Georgia: A

Beehive Press Book, 1994.   144 pp. 8vo.  NF.  1st Edition Thus.  Georgiana116.  

 

Busch, Francis X.  Notable American Trials: Guilty or Not Guilty -an Account of the Trials of 

Leo Frank , D. C. Stephenson; Samuel Insull; Alger Hiss.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1952.  287 pp.  8vo.  1stEdition Stated.  VG+/VG-.   Book has light wear and aging.  Jacket has some edge and corner wear with minor chipping. 

 

Brown, Joseph E.  Governor’s Communication Transmitting Documents from Georgia.  (Milledgeville:

State Printing), 1864.  Document XX. Softcover. 8 pp. 8vo.  1st Edition.  VG. Disbound.  With some light toning and very light wear.  Important letter from Georgia’s  Civil War Governor to Jefferson Davis on use of Georgia troops.                                   

 

Bryant, Mrs. Pat (Compiler).  Georgia Counties: Their Changing Boundaries. Atlanta: State Printing

Office, 1977.  Softcover.  171 pp. Large 8vo.  1stEdition.  NF.  Issued under the Provenance of Georgia Secretary of State, Ben Fortson, and Deputy Surveyor General, Pat Bryant.

 

Bulloch, James.  The Secret Service of the Confederate States in Europe.  2 Vols. New York: Thomas

Yoseloff, 1959.  8vo.   460, 459 pp. Slipcased. Rpt.  F. Very attractive set in NF slipcase.  DeRenne II 814 (1st ed. 1883).  Howes B 949 (1884 and 1959 eds.). 

 

Burke, Emily.  Pleasure and Pain: Reminiscence of Georgia in the 1840’s.  Savannah: The Beehive

Press,  1978. 1st Edition Thus.  8vo.  97 pp. NF.  DeRenne II 530 (1st). Georgiana 37 (1st). 

                                                                                                                                               

Butler, John C.  Historical Record of Macon and Central Georgia. Macon: Middle Georgia Historical 

Society, 1969.  Small 8vo.  351 pp. 2nd Edition.  No DJ as issued.  NF.  Very attractive copy.   Reprint of  1879 1st Edition with Permisssion of Macon Town Committee and Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia.   

 

Caldwell, Erskine.  Tenant Farmer.  New York: Phalanx Press, 1935.  Small 8vo. 30 pp.  Softcover. 1st

Edition.  NF. Very light wear and aging.    

 

Caldwell, Erskine.  Trouble in July.  Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1977. Large 8vo.  159 pp.  1st Edition

Thus.  F.

 

Carter, Hugh as told to Frances Spatz Leighton.  Cousin Beedie and Cousin Hot. Englewood Cliffs:

Prentice Hall, 1978.   8vo.  386 pp.  1st Edition.  F.  Signed and Inscribed on half title. 

 

Catalogue of the Wymberley Jones De Renne Georgia Library. Storrs-Mansfield: Maurizio Martino,     

Publisher, n.d.  3 Vols.  8vo.  Limited Edition reprint of 150 copies.  F.   

 

Cate, Margaret Davis.  Early Days of Coastal Georgia.  St. Simons Island: For Frederica Association,

1955.  No DJ. 4to.  235 pp.  Signed. 1st Edition.   VG to VG+. Light edge and corner wear. Attractive copy.  Signed and inscribed on Dedication Page with date,  1955. 

 

Chappell, Absalom H.  Miscellanies of Georgia, Historical, Biographical, Descriptive, Etc. Parts I,

II and III. Columbus: Thos. Gilbert, Printer and Binder, 1874.  8vo.  73, 137, 24 pp. 1st edition. Bound with Parts I, II, and III.  Part III is signed at the top of the wrap by L. Q. C. Lamar. Book appears to have been rebound at some point.  Exterior Vg+ to NF.  Interior has some insect damage to title page of Part I and some light water stains. Otherwise the interior just has light aging.  Difficult to find all three Parts together, especially Part III.   Georgiana69.  DeRenne  II 745.  Georgiana69.   Howes C 300.    

 

Coleman, Kenneth, et al. (eds.)  A History of Georgia. Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1977.  

445 pp.  8vo. 1st Edition.  F in VG dust jacket with slight soiling and aging. Georgiana 144 (last entry). 

 

Dickey, James.  The Strength of Fields.  Bloomfield Hills: Bruccoli Clark, 1977. Softcover. Oblong

16mo.  Signed and Limited.  Number 37 of 350.   F.   Georgiana143. 

 

Document.  Arrest Warrant for two men charged with Vagrancy, Henry Johnson and Tom Fuller.  Signed

by Mayor John McDonough and Clerk of Council, Frank E. Rebarer. Dated July 15, 1892.  VG condition with some toning and foxing.  Two horizontal folds. 

 

Document.  Requisition for Forage.  Atlanta, Georgia.  October 1, 1864.  Made out and signed by Major

Charles P. Wickhaw. 

 

Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt.  The Souls of Black Foks:Essays and Sketches. New York: The Blue Heron

Press, 1953.  8vo.  265 pp. 50th Anniversary Edition. VG.  Patterned cover with black backstrip and gilt titles on spine.  Book has light, general aging with some bumps to corners.  Square and securely bound.  No indication of limitation.  

 

Dull, Mrs. S. R.   Southern Cooking.  Atlanta: The Ruralist Press, 1928.  8vo.  350 pp. 1st Edition.  VG to

VG+.  Light wear and aging.  Square and securely bound.  Georgiana110.  

                                                                                                                                               

Edwards, Harry Stillwell.  Aeneas Africanus.  Macon: The J. W. Burke Company, 1920   16mo.  47 pp. 

Softcover.   2nd  Printing.  VG-. General light edge and corner wear.  Secure binding.   Georgiana 103.  This copy is paired with the following book, Aeneas Africanus, Defendant which was published the same year.  The first edition of Aeneas Africanus is a difficult book to find.  It supposedly has a 1919 date on back of title page. 

 

Edwards, Harry Stillwell.  Aeneas Africanus, Defendant.  Macon: The J. W. Burke Company, 1920. 

16mo. 86  pp. 1st Edition.  VG- Light edge, corner and surface wear with a secure binding.     

 

Eubanks, Gary F. (ed.)  Georgia Railroad Paper: Stock Certificates, Bonds, and Currency Issued by

Railroads Operating in Georgia 1833 – 1932.Wharton Management, 2008.  Softcover.  F.   

 

Evans, Augusta J.  St. Elmo.  New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1896.  8vo.  595 pp. Later Printing.  NF/NF.   

Georgiana   (1st. ed.) 

 

An Extract of the Journals of Mr. Commissary Von Reck, Who Conducted the First Transport of

Salzburgers to Georgia and of the Rev. Bolzius, One of their Ministers. Giving an Account of

their Voyage to, and Happy Settlement in that Province.  London: Peter Force, ca. 1840.  Vol. IV. No. 5.  10 separate pamphlets.  Limited and Numbered Edition.  Number “524 of 1000 Copies and the Type Distributed.”  VG+.  Light wear and aging.  Nice and unusual set.  DeRenneI 52. 

 

The First Twenty-Five Years of The Beehive Press.  Boston, Athens, Savannah: Boston Public Library,

The University of Georgia Libraries, The Beehive Press, 1995. Square  4to.  42 pp.  1st Edition.  F.  One of the special presentation copies given to libraries.  This is one of the few that is not ex-libris. Still has the original gold cord tied around the covers. 

 

Flanders, Bertram Holland.  Early Georgia Magazines: Literary Periodicals to 1865.  Athens: The

University of Georgia Press, 1944.   8vo.   289 pp. No DJ as issued.  VG. General wear and aging.  Square and securely bound.                                              

 

Georgia Historical Markers.  Valdosta: Bay Tree Grove Publishers, 1973.  Softcover.  526 pp. VG+. 

Light wear and aging.  1st Edition. 

 

Gillmore, Q. A., Brig.-Gen.  Official Report to the United States Engineer Department, of the Siege and

Reduction of Fort Pulaski, Georgia, February, March, and April, 1862. Papers on Practical

Engineering, No. 8. New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1862.  8vo.  96. pp.  1st Edition.  NF. Remarkably attractive copy of this relatively uncommon title.  Only very light shelf wear.   DeRenne II 644.

 

Gilmer, George R.  Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokee, and the

Author.  Revised and Corrected by the Author. Americus: Americus Book Company, 1926. Large 8vo.  458 pp.  Indexed Edition.  Reprinted from the author’s revised and corrected edition.  VG+.  Light wear and aging.   DeRenne II 571(1st). Georgiana 42 (1st).  HowesG 186 (1st). 

 

Gilmer, George R.  Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokee, and the

Author.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965.  Large 8vo.  463 pp.  Facsimile Reprint.  VG. Some lighwear along with light aging and toning.  Square and securely bound.   DeRenne II 571(1st). Georgiana42 (1st).  Howes G 186 (1st).   

                                                                                                                                               

Glover, James Bolan, V, Joe McTyre, and Rebecca Nash Paden.  Marietta 1833-2000.  Charleston:

Arcadia Pub., 1999.  8vo.  Softcover. 1st Edition.  F. 

 

Goulding, F. R.  The Young Marooners on the Florida Coast. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,

1887.  12mo.  452 pp.  2nd Edition.  Introduction by Joel Chandler Harris.  VG. Green cloth with faded gilt titles on front but brighter gilt on spine.  Some edge, corner and surface wear, but book is square and s securely bound.  Some aging and toning on foredges but to a much lesser degree on the interior.  Solid copy.  

 

Goulding, F. R.  The Young Marooners on the Florida Coast. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,

1924.  Later Edition and Printing.  8vo.  345 pp.  G+. Some edge and corner wear.  Spine faded

badly and front cover somewhat faded,. However, this copy is signed by Goulding’s son, in his 80’s, in 1927.  Goulding younger calls himself “the last of the marooners,” since the story was based on him and his friends.  Two newspaper events of this signing are pasted to interior endpapers. They include information on the signer who was a notable person himself.  Important  association copy.  DeRenneII 546 (1st ed.).  Georgiana 38 (1st ed.).  

 

Grady Henry W.   Joel Chandler Harris’ Life of Henry W. Grady Including His Writings and

Speeches: A Memorial Volume Compiled by Mr. Henry W. Grady’s Co-Workers on “The Constitution and Edited by Joel Chandler Harris (Uncle Remus).  New York: Cassell Publishing Company, 1890.  Large 8vo.  630 pp. VG.  Edge and corner wear along with light aging,  1stEdition.  DeRenne II 883.  Georgiana 79.    

 

Grady, Henry W.  The New South.  New York: Robert Bonner’s Sons, 1890.  12mo.  273 pp. 1st Edition. 

G+ to VG-.  Slightly cocked with light edge and corner wear along with minor damage to spine

ends.  Ffep has been neatly excised.  Binding is secure.  DeRenneII 884.   

 

Grady, Henry W.  The New South: Writings and Speeches of Henry Grady.  Savannah: The Beehive

Press, 1971.  8vo.  151 pp,  F.   1st Edition Thus. 

 

Graham, Abbie Fuller.  Old Mill Days: St. Simons Mills, Georgia, 1874-1908.  St. Simons: St. Simons

Public Library, 1976.  Softcover.  4to.  Unpaginated.  1st Edition. This is a record of early sawmill days on St Simons Island, compiled by Ms. Graham from old scrapbooks and photos. The Introduction is by Eugenia Price.  NF. Very light wear.   

 

Harben, Will N.  Northern Georgia Sketches.  Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1900.  12mo.  305 pp. 1st

Edition.   VG. Light edge and corner wear as well as general aging.  Collection of short stories set in northwest Georgia.  Harben’s most impressive work.  DeRenne III 971.  Georgiana 85. 

 

Hardee, W. J., Brevet Lieut.-Col.  Rifle and Light Infantry Tactics; For the Exercise and Manoeuvres

of Troops when Acting as Light Infantry or Riflemen. Volume I.   Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1860.  24mo.  250 pp. Later Printing.  F to G condition. Much overall wear but has had some repair and is in reasonable condition.   DeRenne II 572.  Georgiana43.  (This volume contains commission note from Jefferson Davis.) 

 

Harden, Edward J.  The  Life of George M. Troup.  Savannah: E. J. Purse, 1859.  8vo. 536 pp.  1st

Edition.  Beautifully rebound in  gray cloth and quarterbound leather.  DeRenneII.   602.  Howes H 180. 

                                                                                                                                               

Harris, Corra.  A Circuit Rider’s Wife.  Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company, 1910.  12 mo.  336 pp. 1st

Edition.  Signed and inscribed on ffep.  VG. Some edge and corner wear along with light aging.  Square and securely bound.  Solid signed copy.  Georgiana95.    

 

Harris, Joel Chandler.  Stories of Georgia.  New York: American Book Company, 1896.   12mo. 313 pp.

1stEdition.   VG.  Light edge and corner wear.  Prelims somewhat toned and a bit loose though attached.  Square with solid binding. DeRenne III 936.

 

Harris, Joel Chandler.  Uncle Remus.  Selected and Introduced by John Tumlin.  Savannah: Library of

Georgia / A Beehive Press Book,  2006.   8vo.  206 pp.  F/F. DeRenne II 799 (1st)  Georgiana73 (1st).                                                                               

           

Harris, Joel Chandler.  Uncle Remus.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1979.  Illustrated by A. B.

Frost. Small 8vo.  144 pp.  A Limited Edition.   F/F.   DeRenne II 799 (1st) Georgiana 73 (1st).  

 

Harwell, Richard B.  Confederate Imprints in the University of Georgia Libraries.  Athens: University of

Georgia Press, 1964.  University of Georgia Libraries Miscellaneous Publications, No. 5. Softcover.   8vo.  49 pp.  1st Edition.  VG+.  Light wear and aging.

           

Hatcher, George (ed.)  Georgia Rivers: Articles from The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine. 

Athens: University of Georgia Press,  1962.  Small 8vo. 76 pp.  1stEdition.  VG/VG.  Light wear

and aging.  Some small dings on dust wrapper edges.  

 

Haygood, Atticus G., D.D., Our Brother in Black: His Freedom and his Future.  New York: Phillips &

Hunt, 1881.  12mo.  252 pp. 1st Edition.  G+.  Dark green cloth with black titles and decoration.  Edge and corner wear with boards showing at corners.    Former owner’s names on back of ffep.  Book is square and binding is secure, though there is a small tear at top of ffep, affecting page only and not binding. Haygood was a President of Emory College and a white voice for racial moderation in the late 19th century. 

 

Heyward, Maude and Elizabeth V. McLaws King.  Illustrated Guide to Savannah Georgia. 

Savannah: Braid & Hutton, 1917.  Softcover.  8vo.  51 pp.  VG+ to NF.   Minor wear; square and securely bound. 1st Edition.      

 

Highway Garden Club.  Several volumes of material from this longtime Marietta club.  

 

Hull, A. L.  A Historical Sketch of the University of Georgia.  Atlanta: The Foote and Davies Co.,

1894.  8vo.  176 pp.  VG. Light edge and corner wear.  Some fading on surface along with mottling on spine. 1st Edition.  DeRenne III 918. 

 

Hvidt, Kristian (ed.). Von Reck’s Voyage: Drawings and Journal of Philip Georg von Reck.  Savannah:

Library of Georgia: A Beehive Press Book, 1990.  Oblong 8vo.  F/F.  2nd Beehive Printing. 

 

Hynds, Ernest C.  Antebellum Athens and Clarke County Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 

1974.  8vo.  197 pp.  1st Edition.  NF/NF. Very light wear and very light aging.  

 

A New Spirit, a New Commitment, a New America: The Inauguration of President Jimmy Carter Vice

President Walter Mondale.  Washington DC: Duobooks, 1977.  4to. 128 pp. NF/NF. 

                                                                                                                                               

Inventory of the County Archives of Georgia: No. 17 Dougherty County (Albany).  Atlanta: WPA,

1942.  (Prepared by The Georgia Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service

Projects, Works Projects Administration.)  VG+ to NF.  Very light wear and aging.      

 

Inventory of the County Archives of Georgia: No. 81 Jefferson County (Louisvile).  Atlanta: WPA,

1942.  (Prepared by The Georgia Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Projects Administration.)   VG+ to NF.  Very light wear and aging.     

 

Johnston, James Houston (Compiler). Western and Atlantic Railroad of the State of Georgia.  Atlanta:

State of Georgia, 1931.  364 pp.  1st Edition  VG-. Edge, corner and surface wear.  

 

Johnston, Richard Malcolm.  Dukesborough Tales: The Chronicles of Mr. Bill Williams. New York: D.

Appleton and Company, 1892.  12mo.  284 pp. VG. Light edge and corner wear. Square with secure binding.   1st edition thus.  DeRenneIII 903. 

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.  The History of Georgia. Volume I, Aboriginal and Colonial Epochs.  Volume II,

Revolutionary Epoch.  Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1883. 2 Vols.  8vo.  556, 540 pp. 1st Edition. VG-. Minimal wear with some library markings but very nice condition for ex-lib books.  DeRenne II 818.  Georgiana76.  Howes J 199. 

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.  Brief: Wallace S. Jones and Noble Jones, Executors of George Noble Jones, and

Others  Vs. William N. Habersham and William Hunter, Executors of Mary Telfair, The Presbyterian Church of the City of Augusta and Others. Washington: Supreme Court of the United States, 1882.  No. 82. 1 page. Large 8vo.  VG+.  Light wear and toning. This document contains references to many of the early names in the history of the state.  (Jones was Counsel for Augusta Presbyterian Church.)    

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.,  The Dead Towns of Georgia. Savannah:Morning News Steam Printing House,

1878.  8vo.  255 pp.  1st Edition.  VG. Dark green covers with gilt printing on spine. Light

edge and corner wear with bump at spine on front bottom. There has been some sort of water damage to a small darkened area of front cover (visible in scan) that affects a small area of the pastedown and the first two free endpapers, but not the title page or any others. A label, probably a bookplate , has been removed from the pastedown. The book is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Solid copy of a scarce Jones title. First separate edition of famed Georgia historian's account of Ebenezer, Frederica, Abercorn, Sunbury, Hardwick, Petersburg and Jacksonborough in Georgia.   DeRenne II 775.  Howes J 195. 

                                                                                                                                               

(Jones, Charles C., Jr.).  Collections of the Georgia Historical Society. Vol. IV.   Contains first printings

of both Dead Towns of Georgia and Itinerant Observations in America (both by Jones).

Savannah: J. H. Estill, Printer/  Morning News Steam Printing House, 1878.  8vo.  1st Edition.  G+ to VG- . Very slightly cocked with some loss at spine extremities.  General light edge and corner wear.  Binding is secure with no tears or parting.  Dead Towns was printed separately in the same year as this volume, but Itinerant Observations is printed here for the first time in America.  It had first been printed in the 18th century in The London Magazine. In America  It was printed in America it was printed in a softcover edition later.  This volume is quite scarce, and its publication history in relation to Dead Towns difficult to pin down. 

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.  The Life and Services of Commodore Josiah Tattnall.  Savannah: Morning News

Steam Printing House, 1878.   Large 8vo. 255 pp.  1stEdition.    G+.  Ex-Lib. Presented to Annapolis Public Library by John R. F. Tattnall.  Library markings, spine loss at extremities  and general wear and aging.  DeRenne II 775.   Howes J 201.                                 

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.  Negro Myths from the Georgia Coast. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,

1888.  12mo. 171 pp. plus ads.  1stEdition.  G.  Beige cloth with black titles and decoration.  Gilt title on spine is faded.  Age toning and soiling on covers along with wear on edges and corner with boards just showing.  Some damage near base of spine and minor loss at spine ends.  Book is square and binding is secure with no tears or parting. Jones retelling of slave stories in Gullah dialect.  Precursor to Uncle Remus, but with no frame story and more difficult dialect. Important culturally as transcription of Gullah dialect. 

           

Kell, John McIntosh.  Recollections of a Naval Life.  Washington: The Neale Company, Publishers, 1900.  

8vo.  307 pp. 1st Edition.  VG.  General light wear and aging.  Attractive copy. DeRenne III 972. 

Georgiana 86.  Howes K 39.                                      

 

Kemble, Frances Anne.  Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839.  Savannah:

Library of Georgia, A Beehive Press Book, 1992.  8vo.  160 pp.  1st Edition Thus.F/NF.  DeRenneII 656. (1st Ed.) Georgiana54 (1st Ed.) Howes K 70 (1st Ed.)   

 

Knight, Lucian Lamar.  Georgia’s Landmarks, Memorials and Legends. Complete in Two Volumes. 

Atlanta: The Byrd Printing Company, 1913, 1914.  Small 8vo.  Volume I (1913), Volume II (1914).  1065, 1190 pp.  1st Edition.  VG to VG+. Light edge and corner wear.  (Edition Deluxe For Private Distribution.)  DeRenne III 1122.    

           

Knight, Lucian Lamar.  Reminiscences of Famous Georgians Embracing Episodes and Incidents in

the  Lives of the Great men of the State, etc. Atlanta: Franklin-Turner Company.  12mo.   Vol. 1, 1907. Vol. II, 1908.  703, 723 pp. 1st Edition.  VG.  Some light scuffing on covers.  Foresdes foxed.  Front hinge on volume one is partially and lightly started.   DeRenne III 1054.    

 

Lane, Mills (ed.)  The Rambler in Georgia: Desultory Observations on the Situations, Extent, Climate,

Population, Manners, Customs, Commerce, Constitution, Government, etc., of the State from the Revolution to the Civil War Recorded by Thirteen Travellers.  Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1973.  Large 8vo.  233 pp. NF/NF.  No slipcase. 

 

Lane, Mills (ed.)  The Rambler in Georgia: Desultory Observations on the Situations, Extent, Climate,

Population, Manners, Customs, Commerce, Constitution, Government, etc., of the State from the Revolution to the Civil War Recorded by Thirteen Travellers.  Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1973.  Large 8vo. 233 pp.  N/N. Still in shrink wrap.  No slipcase. 

 

Lane, Mills.  Savannah Revisited: A Pictorial History. Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1974.  Oblong 4to.

252 pp.  2nd Edition/1stEdition Thus.  NF/VG The book has only very light, general wear. The slipcase has frayed corners and light edge wear. This is a beautiful, Beehive Press edition of a book originally published by The Ships of the Sea Museum. Technically this is the Second Edition, though it is the First Beehive Edition. It contains text by Mills Lane and many, many photographs of historic Savannah. 

 

Lanier, Sidney.  Letters of Sidney Lanier: Selections from His Correspondence, 1866-1881.  New York:

Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1899.   Small 8vo. 245 pp.  1stEdition.  VG to VG+.  Light edge and

corner wear along with general aging.  Square with secure binding.   DeRenne III 964. 

                                                                                                                                               

Lanier, Sidney.  Poems of Sidney Lanier.  Edited by his Wife.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1884. 

Small 8vo.  252 pp.  1st Edition.  VG.  Light edge and corner wear with minor loss at spine

extremities.  Secure binding.  Square. DeRenne II 829.  Georgiana70 (1877 ed.) 

 

Lattimore, Ralston B.  Fort Pulaski National Monument – Georgia.  National Parks Service Historical

Handbook Series, No. 18.  Washington DC: Department of the Interior, 1954.  8vo.  55 pp. 1st

Edition.   VG+.  Light wear and aging 

 

LeConte, Joseph.  The Autobiography of Joseph LeConte. Edited by William Dallam Armes. New York:

D. Appleton and Company, 1903.  8vo.  337 pp. 1st Edition. VG to VG+. Light edge and corner wear but square with a tight inding.  DeRenneIII 1003.  Georgiana 89.  Howes L 174. 

 

Leigh, Frances Butler.  Ten Years on a Georgia Plantation Since the War 1866-1876.  Savannah: Library

of Georgia, A Beehive Press Book, 1992.  8vo.  157 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  NF to F. DeRenne II

820.  Howes L 241.

 

Library of Georgia, The Beehive Foundation.  Sales Booklet. n.d. but ca. 1997. Softcover.  NF. 

 

(Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin).  A Native Georgian.  Georgia Scenes:Characters, Incidents, etc. in the

First Half of the Republic.   New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847. 12mo. 247 pp.  Second

Edition.  VG. Light edge and corner wear with very minor damage at top and bottom of spine. 

Square.  Secure binding.  DeRenne I 445. Georgiana 28 (1st ed.).  Howes B 448 (1st ed.) 

 

Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin.  A Native Georgian.  Georgia Scenes: Characters, Incidents, etc. in the

First Half of the Republic.   Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1975.  8vo.  249 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  F/NF. Jacket has very small chip on top edge. DeRenne I 445 (1sted.).  Georgiana 28 (1st ed.). Howes B 448 (1st ed.) 

 

Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin.  A Native Georgian.  Georgia Scenes: Characters, Incidents, etc. in the

First Half of the Republic.   Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1992.  8vo. 249 pp.  2nd Edition

Thus.  F/VG-.  Jacket has tear on bottom front edge. DeRenne I 445 (1sted.).  Georgiana 28 (1st ed.). Howes B 448 (1st ed.) 

 

Longstreet, James.  From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America.  Secaucus:

Blue and Grey Press, 1984.  8vo.  690 pp.  Rpt.  F/F. 

 

McElroy, John.  Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen Months a Guest of the So-

Called Southern Confederacy.  A Private Soldier’s Experience in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence. Washington DC: The National Tribune, 1899.   Large 8vo. 2 Vols.  340, 658pp.  Softcover.  Later Printing.  G+. Edge, corner and surface wear along with some deterioration of paper because of inexpensive printing. Still square , binding is somewhat suspect.

 

McLendon, S. G.  History of the Public Domain in Georgia. Atlanta: Foote and Davies, 1924.  8vo. 200

pp.  1st Edition.                                                           

                                                                                                                                               

McQueen, A. S. and Hamp Mizell.   History of Okefenokee Swamp. Clinton: Jacobs Graphic Arts Co.,

1939. 8vo. 191 pp.  Stated reprint 1st Edition from 1926.  VG.  Blue cloth with gilt titles.  Some edge, corner and surface wear, with small missing piece at top of spine. but square and secure.                

 

Mallard, R. Q., D.D., Plantation Life Before Emancipation.  Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1892. 

16mo.  237 pp. 1st Edition. VG-.  Deep maroon cloth with gilt titles.  Some edge and corner wear with fraying at corners and spine ends.  Minor soiling and age toning.  Book is square and binding is secure with no tears or parting.  Uncommon title concerns the homelife of the family of Charles C. Jones.                                      

 

Mallary, C. D.  Memoirs of Elder Jesse Mercer.  New York: John Gray, 1844.  16mo.  455 pp. 1st

Edition. VG to VG-.  Book has edge and corner wear along with some wear on spine.  Still square with a secure binding.  DeRenne II 494.  

 

The Manifesto.  East Canterbury, NH: The Shakers, 1899.  Vol. XXIX, No 10.  Softcover. Large 8vo.

VG.  General wear and aging.  Contains article on Shaker Group in White Oak, Georgia.) 

 

Map.  Atlanta, Georgia.  1886. Image 9 ½ X 12. Full map 11 ¼ X 14.  Origin unknown. 

 

Map.  Sherman’s route from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia.  Map image is 4 X 6 ½.  Map is

double-matted in maroon and cream board.  Nice for display. 

 

Marietta Museum of History.  Chronological History of the Fletcher/Kennesaw House. Marietta:

Marietta Museum of History.  F.  Museum sheet. 

 

Marquis, Don.  Carter and Other People.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1921.  8vo.  312 pp. 1st

Edition.  VG+/G+. Book has only very light wear and aging. Jacket has some wear and a large chip on top edge.  Marquis worked for the Atlanta Constitution and the first story in this collection concerns the Atlanta race riots of 1906. Georgiana 104. 

 

Menaboni, Athos and Sara.  Menaboni’s Birds. New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1950.  4to. 132

pp.  1st Edition.  VG/VG-. Newspaper clipping pasted to ffep, and former owner’s name blacked out with marker causing some  bleedthrough.  Book has light wear and aging; jacket has some wear and light chipping.  

 

Menaboni, Athos and Sara.  Menaboni’s Birds. New York: Portland House, 1988. 4to. 132 pp.  2nd

Edition.  NF/NF. Light wear only. 

 

Mercer, Jesse. A History of the Georgia Baptist Association, Compiled at the Request of that Body. 

Washington, Geo.:, 1838.  12 mo. 419 pp.  2nd Printing (?).  VG. Rebound with some restoration – last two pages are carefully placed duplicates.  Interior has much toning and foxing.  De Renne II 450 (1st). Georgiana 29.  Howes M 528.  (Only DeRenne seems to list 1836 as the first printing. 1838 printing is listed in Georgianaas 1st.  Howes states that the 2ndwas “same imprint” as 1st. I suspect Howes was following DeRenne and made a clever obfuscation. This problem may be a little mystery of Georgia bibliography.)  

 

Mercer, Jesse.  Ten Letters Addressed to the Rev. Cyrus White, in Reference to his Scriptural View of the

Atonement. By his Friend and Fellow Labourer in the Gospel of Christ. Washington, Wilkes County: News Office, 1830.  Thin, small 4to. 46 pp.  First separate publication.  VG+.  In a library binding which is NF.  The actual letters show some foxing and toning but have been protected by the binding. Letters can be easily removed.   A rarity.   

 

Miller, Stephen F.  The Bench and Bar of Georgia: Memoirs and Sketches. With and Appendix

Containing a Court Roll from 1790 to 1857, Etc.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1858.  8vo.  2 Vols. 483, 454 pp.  1stEdition. VG.  Some edge and corner wear. General aging, including some foxing and toning in the interior. Both volumes are square and securely bound.  Hard to imagine much better copies.   DeRenne II 593.  Georgiana 47.  Howes M 616.  

                                                                                                                                               

Mitchell, Margaret.  Gone with the Wind.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. 8vo.   1037 pp.

Fifth Printing (2nd in July).  VG+ to NF.  Very light wear and aging.  Beautiful copy with no dust wrapper. 

 

Mitchell, Margaret.  Gone with the Wind.  New York: Macmillan, 1986. 8vo.  947 pp.  50th Anniversary

Edition.  N in N slipcase.  Still in shrink wrap.  

 

Mitchell, Margaret.  Gone with the Wind.  New York: Macmillan, 1986.  8vo. 947 pp.  Facsimile of 1st

Edition issued on 50thAnniversary Edition.  N in N slipcase.   

 

Mitchell, Margaret.  Gone with the Wind.  New York: Limited Editions Club, 1968. Large 8vo.  2

Volumes in Slipcase.  290, 297-593pp.  1st Edition Thus.  AN in AN slipcases. Intro by Henry Steele Commager.  Illustrations by John Groth, who has signed.    Copy Number 1381. 

 

Mitchell, Margaret.  Lost Laysen.  Ed. Debra Freer.  New York: Scribner, 1996. 8vo.  128 pp. F/F.   1st

Edition.                                                                       

           

Mitchell, William R. Jr.  J. Neel Reid Architect of Hentz, Reid & Adler and the Georgia School of

Classicists. Savannah: The Georgia Trust, 1997. 4to. 231 pp.  1stEdition.  NF/None. 

 

 

Nichols, Frederick D.  The Architecture of Georgia.  Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1976.  4to.  292 pp.

Photographs by Van Jones Martin.  1st Edition Thus (Revsion of original).   VG+/VG. Book has only very light wear and a slight loose feel from large size.  Jacket has some edge and corner wear. Georgiana 134 (1stEd.)   

 

Nichols, George Ward, Brevet Major.  The Story of the Great march from the Diary of a Staff Officer. 

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1865.  8vo.  408 pp.   Attached folding map.  22nd Edition.  VG. Rebacked but retaining original boards which have some light edge wear.  Interior has some toning and wear. DeRenneII 66 (16th ed.)                     

 

Occupation and Address Register of the Graduates of Emory College, 1910. Atlanta: Alumni

Association, 1910.  16mo. 159 pp.  VG. Some wear and aging but still a solid, attractive copy.  Folding chart comparing Emory grads with those of UGA attached in front.  Corra Harrris’ husband, the “Circuit Rider” was a member of this class.  

 

Oney, Steve.  And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank.. 

New York: Pantheon Books, 2003. 8vo. 742 pp.  Signed.  1st Edition.  F/F.

 

Parrish, Lydia.  Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands. New York: Creative Age Press, 1942. 4to.  256

pp.  1st Edition.  VG-. Pictorial covers with red and white titles and photograph of African-American man.  Book has light edge wear and corners bu,ped with a bit of boards showing.  Light wear at spine extremities.  Book is square with a secure binding.  Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert McGimsey.  Introduction by Olin Browne. 

 

Pittenger, William, Lieut.  Daring and Suffering: A History of the Great Railroad Adventure. 

Philadelphia: J. W. Daughaday, Publisher, 1864 (1863). 12mo.  288 pp. 1st edition.  VG. Edge and corner wear along with general aging and toning..  DeRenneII 670.  Georgiana 55.  

                                                                                                                                   

Pittenger, William.  A History of the Andrews Railroad Raid into Georgia in 1862.  New York: The

War Publishing Company, 1889.  12mo.  3rd Edition. (Follows 1863 and 1881 editions) VG.  General light edge and corner wear with some interior toning.    

 

Randall, Alice.  The Wind Done Gone.  Boston: Houghton Miflin, 2001.  8vo.  214 pp.  Softcover. 

Uncorreected  Proof/Advance Reading Copy.  NF                             

 

Reese, Trevor (ed. and intro.).  The Clamorous Malcontents: Criticisms and Defenses of the Colony of

Georgia, 1741-1743. Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1973.  Small 4to. 349 pp.  1st Edition.  NF/NF.  Light wear and aging of both book and jacket. 

 

Reese, Trevor (ed. and intro.).  The Most Delightful Country in the Universe: Promotional Literature of

the Colony of Georgia 1717-1734.  Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1972.  Small 4to. 217 pp.  1st

Edition.  F/F. 

 

Ripley, Alexandra.  Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.  New York:

Warner Books, 1991.  8vo.  823 pp.  1st Edition. N/N.   

 

Ripley, Alexandra.  Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind.  New York:

Warner Books, 1991.  8vo. 823 pp.  Limited Edition. N/N. in a New slipcase.  

 

Scomp, H. A., Ph.D.  King Alcohol in the Realm of King Cotton. Or, A History of the Liquor Traffic and

of the Temperance Movement in Georgia from 1733 to 1897. Blakely: The Blakely Printing Co., 1888. Introduction by Atticus Haygood.  Large 8vo. 823 pp.  1stEdition.   G.  Much wear with some  damage to covers.  Still a complete copy that is square, securely bound and presentable.  De Renne II 870.Georgiana 78. 

 

Senate of the United States.  The Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petitions of Joseph

Cumming, administrator of James Murren; and Samuel Parker, executor of George Parker,

Deceased.  Washington, 1818.  (re. Yazoo Fraud)  

 

Stegeman, John F.  These Men She Gave: Civil War Diary of Athens, Georgia.  Athens: University of

Georgia Press, 1964.  8vo. 179 pp.  1st Edition.  VG. General wear and aging with some edge and

corner wear to jacket. 

 

Stevens, Rev. William Bacon, M.D.  A History of Georgia from the First Discovery by Europeans to the

Adoption of the Present Constitution.  New York: D. Appleon and Co., 1847.  8vo. 503 pp. 1st Edition of Volume I. Volume II was not published until 1859.  VG.  Some light edge and corner wear.  Faded spine with later pastedown paper title.  DeRenne II 515.  Georgiana 36.  Howes S 974. 

 

Strobel, P. A.  The Salzburgers and Their Descendants:  Athens: The University of Georgia Press,

1953. 12mo. 318 pp.  1st  Edition thus; reprint of 1855 1stEdition.  NF to F.  Very light wear.  No dust wrappers. 

                                                                                                                                               

Talmadge, John E.  Corra Harris, Lady of Purpose.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1968.  8vo. 179

pp.  1st Edition.  F/F. 

 

Tankersley, Allen P.  College Life at Old Oglethorpe.  Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1951. 

Signed.  No dust wrapper. 8vo. 184 pp.  1st Edition. NF.  Light shelf wear.       

 

Thigpen, Corbett H. and Hervey M. Cleckley.  The Three Faces of Eve. London: Secker & Warburg,

1957.  8vo. 313 pp. 1st British Edition.  VG/VG-.  Book has light edge and corner wear.  Dust

wrapper has light wear with a few minor chips.   Georgiana135 (1st ed.)   

 

Thompson, Maurice.  Stories of the Cherokee Hills.  Boston: Houghton, Miflin and Company, 1898. 

12mo. 255pp.  1st  Edition.  VG-. Corners bumped.  Old dampstain near bottom center both front and rear. Some red toning in stain on rear. Interior not affected.  Book square and tightly bound.   Georgiana84.   

 

Turner, Joseph Addison.  The Countryman.  Turnwold, Putnam County: J. A. Turner, 1862.  Vol. III. No.

9.  Large 8vo. VG+.  Some light wear and aging.   According to Flanders, this simple magazine

was printed by the youthful Joel Chandler Harris. 

 

Vorsey, Louis D. (ed.)  DeBrahm’s Report of the General Survey in the Southern District of North

America. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1971.  Large 8vo. 325 pp.   1st Edition Thus. (1stPrinting in the 1700’s) Tricentennial Edition, Number 3.  VG/VG. Book has light edge and corner wear with a line (1 ½”) on the ffep.  Dust wrapper has light edge and corner wear with a small chip on rear.  Georgiana 140.  

 

Waddel, Moses.  Memoirs of the Life of Miss Carolina Elizabeth Smelt.  Dublin: C. Bentham, 1819.  

16mo. 181 pp  Dublin Edition.  VG-.   Rebound in gray cloth with leather backstrip and gilt titles. Interior foxed and toned. DeRenne I 365. (1st)  Georgiana 22 (1st).   

 

Waddel, Moses.  Memoirs of the Life of Miss Carolina Elizabeth Smelt.  New York: Daniel Fanshaw,

1818.  16 mo.  175 pp.  1st Edition.  F to G-.  Full leather with much wear and somewhat fragile

binding,  Inside, prelims are missing to title page.  Much foxing and toning.   DeRenneI 365.  Georgiana  22.    

 

Welch, Robert H. W., Jr.  The Life of John Birch: In the Story of One American Boy, the Ordeal of

His Age. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1954.  Small 8vo. 118 pp.  1st Edition.  VG/VG. General wear and aging on both book and jacket. Jacket has small tear on back.   Georgiana131.     

Welch, Robert H. W., Jr.  The Life of John Birch: In the Story of One American Boy, the Ordeal of

His Age. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1954. Small 8vo.  118 pp.  Softcover. 1st Edition.  VG. Light  wear and aging,  Several pieces of John Birch material and mailers are laid in.  Sold as set with extra materials laid in. 

                                                                                                                                   

Western and Atlantic Railroad. Marietta: The Gem City of Georgia as a Winter Resort. New

York: Fleming, Brewster and Alley, 1887.  16mo.  1st  Edition. Softcover.  NF to F. Light aging.  (Copyright by Joseph M. Brown.)  Uncommon local pamphlet.

 

Western and Atlantic Railroad. Marietta: The Gem City of Georgia as a Winter Resort. New

York: Fleming, Brewster and Alley, 1887. 16mo.  Later printing.  Softcover. NF to F.  Light aging.  (Copyright by Joseph M. Brown.)  Uncommon local pamphlet. 

 

White, Rev. George, M. A.  Historical Collections of Georgia Containing the Most interesting Facts,

Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating to Its History and Antiquities from the First Settlement to the Present Time. Compiled from Original Records and Documents.  New York: Pudney and Russell, Publishers, 1854. Large 8vo.  688 pp.  1st Edition.   G+. Some edge and corner wear along with mild pulling of binding.  Overall a square and solid copy. DeRenne II 568.  Georgiana40.  Howes W 353. 

 

 

Willingham, Robert Marion, Jr. and Richard Barksdale Harwell.  Georgiana.  Atlanta: Harvey Dan   

            Abrams, 1980.  Large 8vo. 144  bibliographic entries plus illustrations and index.  Not paginated. 

1stEdition.  NF.  Signed by Willingham and Gary “Zippidy” Duda.. 

 

Willingham, Robert Marion, Jr. and Richard Barksdale Harwell.  Georgiana.  Atlanta: Harvey Dan   

            Abrams, 1980.  Large 8vo.  144 bibliographic entries plus illustrations and index.  Not paginated. 

1stEdition.  NF.  Some interior notations by George Williams. 

 

Woodruff, Fuzzy.  A History of Southern Football, 1890-1928, in Three Volumes.  Atlanta: Walter W.

Brown Publishing Co., 1928.  Small 8vo.  286, 275, 303 pp.  1st Edition.  Signed by Publisher Walter W. Brown.  VG. Light, general wear and aging.  Georgiana 112. 

 

WPA.  The Story of Washington Wilkes.  Athens, The University of Georgia Pres, 1941. American Guide

Series.  Softcover. 136 pp.  8vo.  1st Edition. 

 

Year Book: 1911-1912, The Georgia Society of the City of New York. New York: Office of the

Society, 1912.  16mo.  1stEdition.  G+.  Edge and corner wear along with exterior and interior

aging. 

 

 

ATLANTA AND ENVIRONS

 

Atlanta Bonds. (2).  Lowry Banking Company, 1890.  Atlanta National Bank, 1891.    

 

Atlanta Post Cards.  Washington Street (ca. 1905).   Aragon Hotel (ca. 1906).  Atlanta Biltmore Hotel

(linen, ca. 1940)  (40.00)

 

Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.  Atlanta: A Twentieth-Century City.  Atlanta: Foote and Davies, Printers

and Binders, 1903.  Oblong 8vo. 40 pp.   Softcover. 1st Edition.  VG-.  Stapled brown wraps with soft gold tiles and illustration of Atlanta.  Exterior shows only light, general wear and aging. Interior has some stains and age toning. 

           

Atlanta Historical Society.  Atlanta in 1890 “The Gate City.  Macon: Mercer University Press, 1986.  

4to.  98 pp. Reprint of 1890 Edition. F/F.  Red cloth  with black titles on spine. This special republication by the AHS contains a new Introduction and Annotations.  Essentially a new, unread copy in an as new dustjacket.. 

 

Byrd, C. P.  The Old Guard of the Gate City Guard of Atlanta. Atlanta: Cator Woolford, 1933.  47 pp.

Softcover.  VG. Gray wraps with black titles and crest in blue. Very light wear and aging with small stain on bottom front right corner and light crease upper left.   Some pictures tipped in.  The cream of Atlanta society, this unit served in the Civil War and reorganized after the war primarily as a civic and patriotic group that made itself very visible as a representative of Georgia and Atlanta. 

 

Clarke, E. Y.  Illustrated History of Atlanta, Containing Glances at Its Popular Business, Manufactures,

Industries, Institutions, Society, Healthfulness, Architecture, and Advantages Generally, with Nearly One Hundred Illustrations and a Lithographic Map of the City. Atlanta: Jas. P. Harrison & Co., Printers and Binders, 1877.  12 mo. 193 pp.  1st Edition.   VG-. Faded red covers with gilt titles and decoration.  Lacks map. Some edge and corner wear along with light interior toning.  Square with a tight binding with no tears or parting.  Solid copy. 

 

Cox, Jacob D.  Atlanta.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1882.  Campaigns of the Civil War.  Vol.

IX.  Small 8vo. 274 pp. 1st Edition. VG.  Light, general wear.                      

 

Garrett, Franklin M.  Vignette History of Atlanta.  Atlanta: The Commerce Club, 1971.  8vo. 76 pp.  

Signed.  1st Edition.  Softcover. VG+.  Pictorial wraps with light crease on upper left front corner. Otherwise near fine with signature on title page.     

 

Haddock, T. M. (Compiler).  Atlanta and West End Directory for 1876 to Which is Appended Business

Directories of Marietta, Stone Mountain and Decatur.  Atlanta: Sunny South Steam Book and Job Print/ T. M. Haddock, 1876.  Facsimile Reprint by National Bank of Georgia  1975. Introduction by Bert Lance. Photographs from Atlanta Historical Society. 298 pp. F. Sticker from Yesteryear Book Shop of Atlanta on front.

 

Harper’s Weekly: Georgia Number.  New York: Harper and Brothers, Oct. 10, 1903. 4to.  39 pp.  Special

Issue of  Magazine.  Softcover.  VG+.   Stapled pictorial wraps with black titles.  Only light wear and aging. 

 

Heys, Sam and Allen B. Goodwin.  The Winecoff Fire: The Untold Story of America’s Deadliest Hotel

Fire. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1993. 8vo.  234 pp.   1st Edition.   NF/NF. 

 

The Hurt Building: A Distinguished Landmark – A Restatement of Enduring Quality. 4to.  n.d.  but ca.

1985. Not paginated.  NF. Brownish-gray covers with a blindstamped “H.”  Very light shelf wear but some minor stains on the ffep.  Very attractive copy.  Published after the remodeling of the Hurt Building in 1985.  

 

Kahn, E. J., Jr.  The Big Drink: The Story of Coca Cola.  New York: Random House, 1960.  8vo.  174 pp.

1stEdition.   VG/ VG.  Red covers with blindstamped Coke bottle and white backstrip.  Very light, general wear on exterior.  Small area of tape repair at bottom of pastedown and ffep, probably reinforcement after a small accident.  Unobtrusive repair.  Jacket has light wear and aging.  Card from World of Coca Cola laid in.    

Kahn, E. J., Jr.  The Big Drink: An Unofficial History of Coca Cola. London: Max Reinhardt,1960.  8vo.

179 pp.  1st British Edition.  NF/NF. Red cloth with gilt titles on spine. Very light shelf wear to both book and jacket.  Copyright line marked out in book as is price on dustwrapper.  

 

Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Writer and Illustrator).  Historic Atlanta: A Brief Story of Atlanta and Its Landmarks. 

Atlanta: The Conger Printing Company, 1929.   Small, thin 4to.  33 pp. + 13 blank “Memoranda”

pages.  Softcover.  1st Edition.   VG.  Stapled pictorial wraps with black titles and silhouette image of man on horseback. Edges of wraps rubbed, with some small chips, lightly soiled. The cover is stapled slightly off center.  Interior NF.  Square with secure binding.  This booklet is a tour of historic locations in Atlanta, many of them Civil War sites, illustrated with engravings by the author. Kurtz took part in the building of the diorama at the Cyclorama and wrote the texts for most of the Atlanta Campaign historical markers.  

 

Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Writer and Illustrator).  Historic Atlanta: A Brief Story of Atlanta and Its Landmarks. 

Atlanta: The Conger Printing Company, 1929.   Small, thin 4to.  33 pp. +13 blank “Memoranda”

pages.  Softcover.  1st Edition.  VG-.  Stapled pictorial wraps with black titles and silhouette image of man on horseback. Edges, which overlap, are worn and have a chip on the right side.  Ghost of an old glass or bottle is barely visible on front wrap but shows up more clearly on interior.  Binding is secure and book is square. This booklet is a tour of historic locations in Atlanta, many of them Civil War sites, illustrated with engravings by the author. Kurtz took part in the building of the diorama at the Cyclorama and wrote the texts for most of the Atlanta Campaign historical markers. 

 

 Proceedings of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar, for the State of Georgia at the Sixteenth

Annual Grand Conclave, Held in the City of Atlanta, May 16 and 17, Anno Domini, 1877, Anno Ordinis, 759. Macon: J. W. Burke & Co., Printers and Binders, 1877.  55 pp. Softcover.  1stEdition.  VG-.  Light blue wraps with black titles and design.  Some wear and age toning on wraps and on interior.  Old and mostly flattened vertical creasing on front. Square with a tight binding.  

 

Rose, Michael.  Atlanta: Then and Now.  San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2001.  Oblong 4to.  144 pp. 

Later Printing.  NF/NF. Pictorial cover and jacket.  Only light shelf wear.    

 

Roth, Darlene R. and Louise E. Shaw.  Atlanta Women, From Myth to Modern Times: A Century of

History. Atlanta: Atlanta Historical Society, 1980.  Square 8vo. 71 pp.  Softcover. 1st Edition.   P.  Glue has dried and pages are parted from wraps.  . 

 

Wickham, Major Charles P.  Requisition for Forage.  October 1, 1864.  Single Sheet Document.  No.

33.  Atlanta, Georgia.  

 

Williams, George Aubrey.  An Historical, Descriptive, and Aesthetic Account of ‘The Cedars’ The Ante-

bellum Residence of George Aubrey and Rebecca Donehoo Williams.  Marietta: Self-Published, 1976.   4to. Unpaginated.  1stEdition.  VG+ to NF.  Dark blue covers with gilt title.  Very light edge and corner wear.  The book is a typescript in a library binding.  Written in the inimitable style of Mr. Williams, owner of this collection of books, this descriptive and statistical  history of his home in Marietta, served as a sales promotion in the mid-1970’s.  This is one of five copies, preserving both early Marietta history and the character of George Williams. 

 

Woodall, Ann E. (ed.).  The Atlanta Historical Journal.  Vol. XXIII. Number 2.  Summer 1979.  Atlanta:

Atlanta Historical Society.  Atlanta in the Civil War: The Personal Perspective.  Softcover.  8vo.  149 pp.   NF. Gray wraps with black titles and blue image.  Light toning on wrapper edges.  Very light shelf wear.  Square with a secure binding.                         

 

 

NATIVE AMERICAN

 

CHEROKEE

 

Allen, Ivan.  The Cherokee Nation.  Atlanta: The Ivan Allen Company, n.d.   32mo. 59 pp.  Softcover.  

1stEdition.  NF.  Very light aging.   Complimentary Press Copy.        

 

Early Georgia.  Volume I, Number 4.  Spring 1955. New Echota Issue.  Softcover.  8vo.  NF.  Light

wear and aging.  Contains four articles on New Echota which had been selected as the site for a State Park. 

 

Jones, Charles C., Jr.  Antiquities of the Southern Indians Particularly of the Georgia Tribes.  New York:

D. Appleton and Co., 1873.  Large 8vo.  532 pp. 1st Edition.  DeRenne II 741.   Howes J 194. 

 

Lumpkin, Wilson.  The Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia. New York: Dodd, Mead &

Company, 1907. Limited Edition Reprint of Five Hundred Copies “Privately Printed at Wormsloe.”  2 Volumes.  Large 8vo. 369, 328 pp.  1stEdition.   DeRenne III 1055. Georgiana 93.  Harwell.  Howes L567. 

 

Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Certain Papers Relating to the Compact

between the United  States & the State of Georgia of 1802, etc. 18th Congress, First Session.  Washington DC: Gales & Seaton, 1824.  82 pp.  Softcover. 1st Edition.  VG.  Disbound from larger volume. Light edge and corner wear. Foxing or tanning throughout. Still square and securely bound.  DeRenne I 390.

 

New Testament in Cherokee.  New York: American Bible Society, 1860.  12mo   408 pp.  1st Edition.    

G+ to VG-.  Black cloth with faded gilt letters on spine.  Some edge and corner wear along with some light  interior toning and foxing. A few marginal notations, some in Cherokee, here and there.  The firs page of Genesis has an old tape repair.  Two missing leaves have been carefully replaced with copies.  PP. 129-30 and 143-44.   Square with tight binding.    

 

Opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, At January Term, 1832, Delivered by Mr. Chief

Justice Marshall, in the Case of Samuel A. Worcester, Plaintiff in Error, Versus the State of Georgia With a Statement of the Case, Extracted from the Records of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Washington DC: Gales & Seaton, 1832.  39 pp. 1st Edition.  VG. Disbound pamphlet with light foxing and wear. Important Supreme Court case in which the Court found for Samuel Worcester, missionary to the Cherokee Indians who had been imprisoned by the State of Georgia. Worcester asserted that Georgia had no jurisdiction over the Cherokee who were a sovereign nation. The Court found for Worcester, though the ruling did not stop the removal of the Cherokee from Georgia and the resulting Trail of Tears. Stephen Breyer discusses the importance of this case at some length in his new book. This pamphlet exists in two formats. This one includes the opinion of Justice McLean and is 39 pages long. A 20 page version without McLean's opinion was also printed.   DeRenne I 430.  Howes M318.

 

Peters, Richard.  The Case of the Cherokee Indians Against the State of Georgia - Argued and

Determined At the Supreme Court of the United States, January Term, 1831.  American Quarterly Review.  Vol. XL. Number XXI.  1832.  30 pp. VG-.  Disbound article from periodical, with light foxing and age toning. It has been stapled into a folded sheet of marble patterned paper.   Peter’s son was a founder of Atlanta and had a summer residence on former  Cherokee land near New Echota.  DeRenne I 426.   

 

Resolutions of the Legislature of Georgia Requesting the Senators and Representatives of that State, in

Congresss, to Use their Best Exertions to Obtain the Extinguishment of the Title of the Cherokee

Indians to Land in the State of Georgia.  Washington DC:  Duff Green, 1828.  13 pp. 1st Edition.  VG.  Disbound pamphlet #2 with edge and corner wear along with toning and foxing.   DeRenne I 407.  

 

Smith, James F.  Cherokee Land Lottery, Containing a Numerical List of the Names of the Fortunate

Drawers in Said Lottery with an Engraved Map of Each District.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1838.  8vo.  413 pp.  1st Edition.  VG. Full leather with some professional restoration.  Square, securely bound and very attractive.  Book has had some minor restoration and cleaning. Interior has some toning and foxing. Former owners’ names on front pastedown.  Very attractive copy. DeRenne II 462.  Georgiana30. 

 

CREEK

 

Hawkins, Col. Benjamin, et. al.  The Creek Country.  Americus: Americus Book Company, 1938. 8vo.   

95 pp.  VG to VG+.  Stapled, stiff, tan card binding with green cloth backstrip.  Some wear and aging but overall an attractive, square and secure copy. Essays on the Creeks by Hawkins, W. B. Hodgson, and J. E. D. Shipp.  

 

Letters from the Secretary of War to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs, in Relation to

Indian Agencies, Etc.to accompany the bill for the appointment of two additional Indian Agents. Washington DC: Gale & Seaton, 1824. 6vo.  6pp. plus self-wraps.  VG-. Disbound pamphlet with some edge and corner wear with foxing and toning throughout.  Contains a chart with names of Indian Agents for many of the tribes that had already moved west at this time.  Some small holes on spine (from detachment) on last page. 

 

Memorials of the Legislature of Georgia , on the Subject of the Claims of the Citizens of that State,

against the Creek Nation, Under the Treaty of the Indian Springs of 1821.  Washington DC: Gale & Seaton, 1828.  8vo.  6pp. G+ to VG-.  Disbound beige pamphlet with black titles and Withdrawal stamp from TennesseeHistorical Society.  Some edge and corner wear including two or thee tears.  General toning and foxing.  Still square and securely bound.  This document led the way for the removal of the Creek Nation west of the Mississippi.  

 

Milfort, Louis Le Clerc.  Memoirs or A Quick Glance at my various Travels and my Sojourn in the Creek

Nation. Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1972. Trans. and Ed. Ben C. McCrary.  8vo. 145 pp.  1st Edition thus.  NF.  Light wear and aging.  Howes M 599.     

 

Report on of the Select Committee of the House of Representatives to Which Were Referred the Messages

of the President U. S. of the 5thand 6th February, and  2d March, 1827 with Accompanying Documents and a Report  and Resolutions of the Legislature of Georgia.  Rep. No. 98. Washington DC,: Gales & Seaton, 1827.  1st Edition.  846 pp. VG+.  Rebound in early 20 century binding with brown marbleized  paper and a deep brown leather backstrip with four rolled bands edge with gilt.  Gilt title, Report on Georgia. 1827, on spine. Exterior has only very light shelf wear. Interior is aged and toned with one of two pages cut poorly.  Very attractive volume that is square and tightly bound.  This volume contains most reports on the dealings between the Government of Georgia and the Creek Indians. 

 

SEMINOLE

 

Giddings, Joshua R.  The Exiles of Florida: or, The Crimes Committed by Our Government Against the

Maroons, Who Fled from South Carolina and Other Slave States, Seeking Protection Under Spanish Laws.  Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company, 1858. 8vo. 338 pp. 1st Edition.  G.  Edge, corner and surface wear with boards showing at corners.  Light fraying at spine extremities and some staining on cover. Much interior toning and foxing. Secure binding and square.  

 

 

CONFEDERATE NAVAL HISTORY 

 

Anderson, Bern.  By Sea and by River: The Naval History of the Civil War.  New York: DaCapo Press,

1989.  Softcover. 8vo.  303 pp.  Abridged rpt. of Knopf original.  F. 

 

Carse, Robert.  Hilton Head Island in the Civil War: Department of the South. Columbia: The State

Printing Company, 1981.  Softcover.  Small 4to. 156.  Twentieth Anniversary Edition.  VG+.. This copy has light aging and a gift inscription  on the ffep.  It is square and tightly bound; never read.  

 

The Case of the United States to be laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration, To Be Convened at Geneva

under the Provisions of the Treaty Between the United States of America and her Majesty the  Queen of Great Britain, Concluded at Washington, May 8, 1871.  Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872.  42nd Congress.  Ex. Doc. No. 31.  8vo. 204 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  VG-.  Brown cloth with edge and corner wear including some loss at spine extremities. Rear hinge pulled at top inch or so but has not affected integrity of binding which is still square and secure.  This document seems to do with disputes between England and the U. S. concerning naval matters from the Civil War. 

 

Chaffin, Tom.  Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah. 

New York: Hill and Wang, 2006.  8vo.  432 pp.  1st Edition, Stated. F/NF.  Book has no discernible wear.  Jacket has a couple of almost unnoticeable stains on flap fold. 

 

Cochran, Hamilton.  Blockade Runners of the Confederacy.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.

1958.  8vo. 350 pp.  1st Edition (?).  VG+/VG-.  Gray cloth with black titles on spine.  Book has some light wear at spine extremities along with overall light aging.  Book is square and binding is secure.  Jacket has light edge and corner wear along with some toning on edges. 

 

Coombe, Jack B.  Thunder along the Mississippi: The River Battles that Split the Confederacy. New

York: Bantam Books, 1998.  Softcover.  8vo. 274 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  NF.  Pictorial wraps with orange titles over painting of ships fighting on river. Very light edge and corner wear. Square with a secure binding.  

 

Hay, David and Joan.  The Last of the Confederate Privateers.  New York: Crescent Books, 1977.  8vo. 

178 pp.  1st American Edition.  NF/VG.  Gray cloth with gilt titles on spine.  Red remainder mark on bottom foredge.  Otherwise book is about new.  Jacket has some edge and corner wear along with toning on edges. 

 

Jones, James P. and Edward F. Keuchel (eds.)  Civil War Marine: A Diary of the Red River Expedition,

1864.  Washington, DC: History and Museums Division , Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps., 1975. Small 4to.  89 pp.  Softcover. 1st Edition.  G+.  Red wraps with white titles and B&W image of CW era ships on river.  Some writing in ink on front, possibly from a library acquisition, though no other marks.  There has been dampstaining on the front along the spine and especially toward the bottom. This staining affects the  wraps mainly but some traces and waviness extend to interior pages. Much good information and many excellent illustrations and maps in this book. 

 

Miller, Francis Trevelyan.  The Navies in The Photographic History of the Civil War. Vol. 6.  New York:

Castle Books, 1957.  Later Reprint.  Small 4to. 322 pp.  NF/VG+.  Gray cloth with black titles on spine and pictorial jacket.  Book has only very light wear.  Jacket has some minor edge and corner wear.   

 

Robinson, William Morrison, Jr.  The Confederate Privateers.  Columbia: University of South Carolina

Press, 1994.  Softcover.  8vo. 372 pp.  Rpt. of 1928 original.  F. Almost no wear. 

 

Semmes, Admiral Raphael.  Memoirs of Service Afloat during the War Between the States.  Secaucus:

The Blue and Gray Press, 1987.  Large 8vo.  833 pp.  Facsimile Rpt.  NF/NF. Book has a few spots on front foredge. Square with secure binding. Jacket has only very light wear. Both book and jacket are very close to fine. 

 

 

SELECTED SOUTHERN REGIONAL                                                                   

 

GENERAL SOUTHERN

 

Adams, Nehemiah.  A Southside View of Slavery. Dahlonega: Crown Rights Book Company, n.d.  8vo. 

214 pp.  Softcover.  F. Pictorial wraps with scene of old black man and young white boy, evoking Uncle Remus.  The book is new and unread.  This is a modern reprint of the original from 1854, which defended slavery.                                                          

 

Olmsted, Frederick Law.  A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, with Remarks on their Economy.  New

York: Dix & Edwards,  1856.  12mo. 724 pp. plus ads.  1stEdition.  VG-.  Brown cloth with

somewhat faded gilt titles on spine,  Light edge corner and surface wear.  Light interior toning with some dampstaining on two endpapers. .  Very slight cock to spine.  Binding is secure. 

 

 

ALABAMA 

 

Baldwin, Joseph G.  The Flush Times in Alabama and Mississippi: A Series of Sketches.  Americus: The

Americus Book  Co.,  1853 (but actually ca. 1925).  Small 8vo. 330 pp.  Reprint.  VG to VG+. Green cloth with light edge, conre and surface wear.  May be a facsimile of 1st edition from 1853.  The unwary might mistake it for the original – except that it is clearly marked Americus Book Company.  This copy has a gift date on the ffep of 1928.  Still a very nice copy of a classic early Southern book about the Yazoo Fraud written by an Old Southwestern Humorist.  

 

Bearer Certificate from the State of Alabama. (2 X 4).  Printed.  For $40.00 interest on Certificate No.

288, to be paid  at eight per cent, issued March, 1864 and signed W. (or “M.”) J. Greeson, Comptroller.  NF. 

 

Brantley, William H., Jr.  Three Capitals: A Book about the First Three Capitals of Alabama: St.

Stephens, Huntsville & Cahaba, 1818-1826. University: University of Alabama Press, 1976.  A Bicentennial Book.  Large 8vo. 265 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  F/NF.  Book is near pristine; jacket has some very minor edge and surface wear. This is the first, and only reprint, of the privately printed, and very rare, 1947 edition.

 

Pickett, Albert James.  History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the Earliest

Period.  Sheffield: Robert C. Randolph, 1896.  8vo. 773 pp.  Reprint of 1878 edition.  G. Interior has light toning on edges. Square with a secure binding. Ex-Lib. With numbers, card pockets and all usual markings. Green cloth with silver titles on spine.  Wear at extremities and some scuffing on surface. 

 

FLORIDA

 

Cohen, Isidor.  Historical Sketches and Sidelights of Miami, Florida.  Miami: Privately Printed, 1925. 

Small 8vo.  209 pp.  1st Edition.  VG+. Very light edge and corner wear with very light aging.    Square and securely bound.  Very attractive copy. 

 

Irving, Theodore.  The Conquest of Florida, by Hernando De Soto.  In Two Volumes.  Philadelphia:

Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835.  Small 8vo.  290, 302 pp.  G+.  Green cloth with somewhat faded gilt titles on spines. Each volume has some edge, corner and surface wear, but both are still square with secure bindings that have a touch of looseness but no tears or parting.  Solid, still attractive set.  This, the first edition, had no map.  The map was not added until the second.  Theodore Irving was Washington Irving’s nephew.  This work was  the first serious American study of De Soto and his route.  

 

NORTH CAROLINA 

 

 

Dowd, Clement.  Life of Zebulon B. Vance. Charlotte: Observer Printing and Publishing House, 1897.  

Large 8vo.  493pp.  1st Edition.  1st Edition.  VG. Brown cloth with faded gilt titles on spine.  Light edge and corner wear, but with a couple of small scuffs on front surface.  Book is square and binding secure. 

 

Hunter, C. L.  Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical.  Illustrating Principally

the Revolutionary Period of Mecklenburg, Rowan, Lincoln and Adjoining Counties, Accompanied with Miscellaneous Information, Much of It Never Before Published..  Raleigh: The Raleigh News Steam Job Print, 1877.   8vo.  357 pp. 1st Edition.  G+.  Ex-Lib. Brown pebbled dloth with faded gilt on spine.  Library marking have been carefully removed  but still evidence of call number removal at base of spine, bottom strip of title page torn way, stamped number on Dedication Page,  and sticker with library number on second free endpaper in rear.  All of these marks are reasonably unobtrusive and no other library markings exist. Some damage on spine and light edge and corner wear.  Book is square and securely bound.  Close to VG-. 

 

Lee, E. Lawrence.  Indian Wars in North Carolina, 1663-1763.  Raleigh: The Carolina Charter

Tercentenary Commission, 1963. Small 4to.  94 pp.  Softcover. About NF.  Tan wraps with black

titles and seal of North Carolina.  Light damage at bottom right corner.  Square and securely bound.  Published as part of the North Carolina Tecentenary. 

 

Wheeler, John H. Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851, Compiled from Original

Records, Official Documents, and Traditional Statements. With Biographical Sketches of her Distinguished Statesmen, Jurists, Lawyers, Soldiers, Divines, Etc.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co.,  1851. Two volumes in one.  Large 8vo. 178, 480 pp plus ads.   1stEdition.  VG.  The pages have some light foxing and age toning. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. This copy has been professionally rebound at some point, probably around 1900. The interior is complete. This is a very attractive copy with stylized marbled endpapers.  Famous pre-Civil War history of North Carolina. Two volumes published as one, as issued. Twenty-four pages of ads in back.  

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

 

Barnes, Frank.  Fort Sumter National Monument South Carolina.  Washington DC: National Park

Service, 1952.  National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 12.  Softcover.  8vo. 48 pp.  VG-.  Stapled, gray wraps with red titles and illustration from battle.  General light wear and aging.  Ghost of old price sticker, upper left.   

 

Chesnut, Mary Boykin.  A Diary from Dixie.  New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1914. 8vo.  424 pp. 

Unrecorded printing from 1914.  VG.  Tan covers with gilt titles and blindstamped Carolina symbol on front.  Spine has gilt titles and same emblem.  Light edge, corner ad surface wear with light overall aging. .No source seems to list a printing of this famous diary in 1914, but one of the ads in the back of this volume is for a work by A. B. Hart that was not published until 1910, indicating that this volume is after that date. Unusual copy of Chesnut’s Diary. 

 

Horry, Brig. Gen. P. and M. L. Weems. The Life of Gen. Francis Marion a Celebrated Partisan Officer in

the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories is South Carolina and Georgia.  Philadelphia: Joseph Allen, 1841.  16mo. 252 pp.  Later Edition.  VG. Later red cloth binding with gilt titles on spine.  Interior has some light aging and toning. 

 

TENNESSEE 

 

Tennessee: Current and Historic Facts.  Nashville: Tennessee State Department of Education, 1948.  An

Issue of the Tennessee Education al Bulletin. Softcover.  8vo.  90 pp. 1st Edition.  G+..  Gray wraps with black titles and Great Seal of Tennessee.  Edge, corner and surface wear but square with an uncreased spine. Some insect damage on spine and bottom left corner.  General aging. 

 

VIRGINIA                               

 

Dixon, Thomas, Jr.  The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan.  New York: Doubleday,

Page & Company, 1905.  Small 8vo.  374 pp.  1st Edition/Author’s Presentation Copy.  Signed. VG.  Red cloth with gilt titles and gilt border.  This copy is square and secure with very attractive gilt.  There is very light edge and corner wear, a small stain under the “N” in “Clansman,” and some soiling on the foredge.  This copy is signed (with no inscription) by Dixon with “Dixondale, VA.” underneath his signature on a special page .  A picture of Dixon has been tipped to the front pastedown.  Solid , signed copy of this book that was the source of D. W. Griffith’s Birth of  a Nation. A copy of the Alpha Video CVD of a Birth of a Nation comes with this book. 

 

Dixon, Thomas, Jr.  The Reconstruction Triology: The Leopard’s Spots, The Clansman, The Traitor. 

Newport Beach: Noontide Press, 1994.  Softcover.  8vo. 550 pp.  1st Edition Thus.  F. Contains all three of Dixon’s novels set in Reconstruction Virginia, including The Clansman which was the source for the movie, Birth of a Nation.  This copy is about pristine.            

 

Lewis, John G. and Elizabeth D. Lewis.  The Minor Bartlow House, Loudown County, Hamilton,

Virginia.  Hamilton: Self-Published, 1970.  8vo. 55pp.  Softcover.  NF. Stapled brown wraps with black titles. Ghost of an old price sticker on the front upper left; otherwise, this copy is near pristine.  Much family history. 

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

Augusta Georgia Insurance Scrip 

Another

 

Document  forbidding the sale of liquor to free persons of color.  Decatur County, Georgia , n.d.  The

Document is not filled out.  VG to VG+ condition with only light wear and aging. 

 

Gone with the Wind.  Program Centennial Benefit Costume Ball, Centennial Premiere.  March 9, 10,

1961. 

 

Gone with the Wind.  Program for 1967 re-release. 

 

The King and the Prince Beach and Golf Resort. Brochure.  

 

Poster.  Lane, Mills (ed.) Sherman in Georgia: ‘War Is Hell!’. Poster for book shops to place on wall or

window. 

 

DVDs  -- Gone with the Wind.  70thAnniversary (five discs) 

              -- Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 

 

CDs – Gone with the Wind. CD Soundtrack Sampler  

 

Cassette Tape -- The Great Locomotive Chase.  Cassette tape of movie starring Fess Parker.   

 

Sleeve of pamphlets, brochures, etc. relating to Marietta, Georgia. 

 

Stamp Sheet – 100 Margaret Mitchell stamps  

 

From Out of the Ashes.  Atlanta: Georgia State Department of Industry and Trade, 1964.  Reprint of 1961

original.  Small 4to. Not paginated.  F.  Map of Civil War campaigns in Georgia along with various sheets on Civil War sites and events in the state.  All in pockets of pictorial folder.

                                                                                                           

 

 

 



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