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Mont Amoena Seminary Annual Catalogue (1913-14) Mt. Pleasant North Carolina With Announcements for Session of 1914-15
1 Mont Amoena Seminary Annual Catalogue (1913-14) Mt. Pleasant North Carolina With Announcements for Session of 1914-15
Charlotte Queen City Printing 1914 First Printing Catalog Very Good 
Overlapped edges on wraps show normal wear. Small penciled number above title. Some interior toning. Otherwise, square and securely bound and attractive. ; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages; Catalogue from the Mont Amoena Seminary, a girls' school started by the Lutheran Church in 1860 in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina. The catalogue lists history, purpose and curriculum along with faculty members and students. Interesting piece of ephemera dealing with the education of women in North Carolina. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Ridgecrest Story
2 The Ridgecrest Story
Nashville Broadman Press 1955 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pictorial covers with light edge, corner and surface wear. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Story of Naomi Wise, The History of Randleman, N.C., (Craven, Dr. Braxton) et. al.
3 (Craven, Dr. Braxton) et. al. The Story of Naomi Wise, The History of Randleman, N.C.
Randleman Rotary Club of Randleman 1962 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Blue covers with slightly faded gilt titles. Very light wear and aging, otherwise. Square and securely bound; a solid copy. This book was first pubished in 1944 by the Randleman Rotary Club. A second, revised edition was published in 1947, and finally this, a third edition was revised and published in 1962. The history of Naomi Wise relates to the old American folk song, "Omi Wise." The history of Randleman follows the story of Wise, along with local advertisements. Interesting book for those interested in American folk music and song. ; B&W Photographs, Ads; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 53 +Ads pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Hiking the Blue Ridge A Guide to the Trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Adkins, Leonard M.
4 Adkins, Leonard M. Hiking the Blue Ridge A Guide to the Trails of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press 1996 Revised Edition; Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Pictorial wraps with very light wear. Spine is neither creased not cracked. Book appears unread. Map and brochure on trails of Roan Mountain, in Tennessee, laid in. ; B&W Photographs; Thin 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 255 pages; Guide to all major trails at pull outs on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and Virginia. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Lost Colony in Literature, Arner, Robert D.
5 Arner, Robert D. The Lost Colony in Literature
Raleigh America's Four Hundredth Anniversary Committee 1985 0865262055 / 9780865262058 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Book has only light, general wear and aging. Nice summary of information on the Roanoke Colony. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A History of Watauga County, North Carolina With Sketches of Prominent Families, Arthur, John Preston
6 Arthur, John Preston A History of Watauga County, North Carolina With Sketches of Prominent Families
Easley, South Carolina Southern Historical Press 1976 First Edition Thus; 1st Printing thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light general wear. ; Index; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 394 pages; This is a reprint of the 1915 history published by Everett Waddey Co. It has an index. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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David Paton :  Architect of the North Carolina State Capitol, Ashe, Samuel A.
7 Ashe, Samuel A. David Paton : Architect of the North Carolina State Capitol
Raleigh Edwards & Broughton Printing 1916 Later Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Perfect bound, gray wraps with black titles. Light, general wear, with some toning along edges. ; Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission, Bulletin No. 4; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Includes "Acceptance by Governor W. W. Kitchin. This biography was an address delivered by Ashe in Raleigh in 1909. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Annual Rhododendron Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, Asheville Chamber Of Commerce
8 Asheville Chamber Of Commerce Annual Rhododendron Festival, Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville Asheville Chamber of Commerce 1929 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by George E. Colt 
Staple pictorial covers with some surface toning and aging almost no edge and corner wear. Square and securely bound. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pages; This booklet promotes the Rhododendron Festival held in Asheville. 1929 is early for this Festival. The booklet contains photographs that were taken in B &W and then handcolored, before publication, by George Colt. The booklet is made up mostly of these photos -- the Craggies, Mt. Mitchell, Mt. Pisgah, and the Pink Beds. Information on the Festival is included. Great bit of early Asheville promotion with beautiful pictures. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Farewell to Valor a Salute to the Brothers Coleman ... of Asheville Days Remembered, Bailey, David C.
9 Bailey, David C. Farewell to Valor a Salute to the Brothers Coleman ... of Asheville Days Remembered
Asheville Hexagon Company 1977 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Illustrated by David Horn Signed by Author
Stapled white wraps with black titles and illustration. Light overall aging and wear. Still square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Camp Arrowhead for Boys, Tuxedo NC, 1960 Catalogue, Bell, J. O. , Jr.
10 Bell, J. O. , Jr. Camp Arrowhead for Boys, Tuxedo NC, 1960 Catalogue
Tuxedo Camp Arrowhead 1960 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good- 
Stapled, red wraps with white titles and large arrowhead decoration. Corners rounded, a few small spots, crease at lower left corner. The application form has been removed. The reflections on the scan are from the clear plastic sleeve. Large booklet is square and securely bound. Many illustrations . ; Black & White Photographs; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 20 pages; Camp Arrowhead for Boys 7-17 was located in Tuxedo, NC, near Hendersonville and Asheville. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Souls Raised from the Dead, Betts, Doris
11 Betts, Doris Souls Raised from the Dead
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1994 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Book and jacket are new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Just Folks Visitin' with Carolina People, Bledsoe, Jerry
12 Bledsoe, Jerry Just Folks Visitin' with Carolina People
Charlotte The East Woods Press 1980 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Bob Zschiesche 
Both book and jacket have a bump on front, top right corner. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 208 pages; Oral histories with many Carlinians from all over the state. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1927 and 1928, Bryson, Herman J.
13 Bryson, Herman J. The Mining Industry in North Carolina During 1927 and 1928
Raleigh State of North Carolina Board of Conservation and Development 1930 First Edition; First Printing Softcover 
Gray wraos with black titles. Edge and corner wear with an old dampstain along the spine that affects the interior gutter, not text, for about twenty pages or so. Interior pages are slick stock so there is almost no toning. Minor damage at spine extremities. G to G+. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 155 pages; Bryson was the State Geologist of North Carolina. These reports seem to have been issed every two years . Much information on mining in the mountain counties, actually the entire state, but the mountains had a wide variety of minerals. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Breakfast Menu, Bucks Restaurant,  Asheville, North Carolina, Bucks Restaurant
14 Bucks Restaurant Breakfast Menu, Bucks Restaurant, Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville Bucks 1960 Softcover Very Good+ 
Pictorial cover with black titles. Very light wear and aging . About near fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 pages; Bucks Restaurant on Tunnel Road was an Asheville institution for many years. This breakfast menu appears to be from the 1960's but could be a little earlier or later. Great bit of ephemera for those who remember Asheville. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Randolph County: Economic and Social : A Laboratory Study at the University of North Carolina, Department of Rural Social Economics, Burgess, Fred
15 Burgess, Fred Randolph County: Economic and Social : A Laboratory Study at the University of North Carolina, Department of Rural Social Economics
Ramseur NC Fred Burgess 1925 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Side-stapled, pale blue wraps with black titles. Very light edge and corner wear but with some toning, foxing and light soiling on surface of wraps. Still square with a secure binding . Interior has only very light aging. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 104 pages; Unusual, 1925 first edition of this study of Randolph County NC (Asheboro). Looks as if it were a college study that became an information book for the county. Contains many ads. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Old Bethesda At the Head of the Rockfish, Butler, Bion H.
16 Butler, Bion H. Old Bethesda At the Head of the Rockfish
New York City Grosset & Dunlap 1933 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Book has only very light general wear and aging. Dustjacket has some small chips, larger chipping at bottom of spine. ; Photograph of Old Bethesda as Frontispiece. Introduction by James Boyd. ; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; This is a history of Old Bethesda Church (Presbyterian) and of the Scots-Irish settlers who colonized the area at the head of Rockfish Creek in North Carolina, near Aberdeen. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Settlement of North Carolina, Camp, Cordelia and Eddie W. Wilson
17 Camp, Cordelia and Eddie W. Wilson The Settlement of North Carolina
Durham Cordelia Camp 1942 First Edition; First Printing Very Good 
Stapled, pictorial wraps with black titles outlined in white with a black backstrip. Book has only light wear and aging along with an old price of fifteen cents written in ink in top right corner on front. Book is square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 44 pages; Relatively uncommon NC history that seems to have been written for schools. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Saturday Music Club, Year Book, 1919-1920, Campbell, Mrs. Robert F. (pres.)
18 Campbell, Mrs. Robert F. (pres.) The Saturday Music Club, Year Book, 1919-1920
Asheville The Inland Press 1920 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Stapled, tan wraps with maroon titles. Light edge and corner wear along with two old vertical folds where this was kept in a pocket or purse. These folds have been flattened over time. Former owner's name lightly in pencil on front top. See scan. Still square and securely bound. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 16 pages; This yearbook lists all the members, programs and performers for this monthly club devoted to different types of music. The last few pages contain the Constitution and By-Laws. Neat bit of Asheville ephemera. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Danish Folk School : its Influence in the Life of Denmark and the North, Campbell, Olive Dame
19 Campbell, Olive Dame The Danish Folk School : its Influence in the Life of Denmark and the North
New York The MacMillan Company 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Maroon cloth with somewhat faded gilt titles and decoration. Spine is sunned but book is square and securely bound. Solid copy. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 359 pages; Olive Dame Campbell, famous for her English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians (co-authored with Cecil Sharp) toured Denmark and Scandinavia exploring the folk schools and their roles in preserving and expanding folk arts and crafts. Her husband, John C. Campbell, had promoted this idea but died before pursuing It. Olive Dame Campbell wrote this book after her trip and went on to found the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC, a school which still flourishes today. The book is signed by Campbell on the ffep to Mr. And Mrs. D. H. Burrell. This Burrell was the son of the famous New York inventor of the same name. On the front pastedown is the signature of Loomis Burrell who like his father held a number of patents. Campbell's signature is not common and the association with the Burrell family is quite evocative. The book also comes with an April, 1928 brochure from the John C. Campbell Folk School that is listed as "No. 5." We also have a copy of Campbell's English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians and her husband's earlier work, The Southern Highlander and his Homeland. All of these are importnt works for North Carolina and the Appalachians. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Another Country Journeying Toward the Cherokee Mountains, Camuto, Christopher
20 Camuto, Christopher Another Country Journeying Toward the Cherokee Mountains
Athens University of Georgia Press 2000 First Edition Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Light wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; Originally published in hardcover in 1997 by Henry Holt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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