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Mont Amoena Seminary Annual Catalogue (1913-14) Mt. Pleasant North Carolina With Announcements for Session of 1914-15

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charlotte, Queen City Printing: 1914

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 8046


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 edu... View more info

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Annual Rhododendron Festival, Asheville, North Carolina

By: Asheville Chamber Of Commerce

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Asheville, Asheville Chamber of Commerce: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11840


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 ... View more info

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Camp Arrowhead for Boys, Tuxedo NC, 1960 Catalogue

By: Bell, J. O. , Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tuxedo, Camp Arrowhead: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7348


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. View more info

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Breakfast Menu, Bucks Restaurant, Asheville, North Carolina

By: Bucks Restaurant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Asheville, Bucks: 1960

Seller ID: 11864


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. View more info

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Randolph County: Economic and Social : A Laboratory Study at the University of North Carolina, Department of Rural Social Economics

By: Burgess, Fred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ramseur NC, Fred Burgess: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12203


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. View more info

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The Settlement of North Carolina

By: Camp, Cordelia and Eddie W. Wilson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Durham, Cordelia Camp: 1942

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11466


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. View more info

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Health Resorts of the South : Containing Numerous Engravings Descriptive of the Most Desirable Health and Pleasure Resorts of the Southern States

By: Chapin, Geo. H. (pub.)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Boston, Geo. H. Chapin: 1893

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12713


Red cloth with blindstamped gilt titles and decoration. Edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound -- see scan. Interior has some age toning but is still quite attractive. Over fifty pages of illustrated ads in back. ; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 +ads pages; Excellent guide for tourist to five premier Souther resort areas ca. 1893. The resort areas are: St. Augustine, Florida plus, Winston-Salem, Asheville, Hot Springs... View more info

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Bear Tales and Panther Tracks, Book Two

By: Ferrell, Dorothy M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, The Appalachian Publisher: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11440


Stapled, pictorial wraps with green border around photo. Some edge and corner wear with light rubbing on spine. Toning along edges. Interior is excellent except for one very light small stain on the center margin edge of a few pages in the front. Binding is square and secure. ; B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; This copy is signed by Ferrell's frequent, and frequently mentioned and photographed, companion, Jesse Nicholls. He has inscribed the book to a frie... View more info

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The Native Stone

By: Green, Lewis W. (ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Asheville, Lewis Green: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11503


Tabloid-sized newspaper with very light wear, a horizontal center fold and toning of the newsprint. Address label on top front. Would be near fine without toning. ; B&W Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 12 pages; Controversial weekly newspaper, printed in Asheville from 1971 to 1974. This is the first issue. WorldCat locates only one copy, at UNC, Chapel Hill. View more info

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Back Home and Other Poems

By: Jarrett, R. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Asheville NC, The Inland Press: 1911

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7296


Some ege and corner wear and general aging, but overall a remakably solid copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Poetry by R. F. Jarrett , North Carolinian who founded the Jarrett House in Dillsboro which is still operated by his family. Nice bit of North Caroliniana. View more info

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In the Land of Cherokee

By: Jarrett, R. F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dillsboro, NC, R. F. Jarrett: 1936

Seller ID: 7532


Lightly tanned and soiled, with a stain at the bottom that goes through all the pages, and another at the top on the front only. There is a note in ink at the top, Julie Huguley's song, Morningside School, 11/14/40 ; Sheet Music; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 6 pages; Sheet music for song composed by Robert Frank Jarrett of Dillsboro, NC, where the Jarrett family operated the Jarrett Springs Hotel. Mr. Jarrett was also a writer. There is a list of his works on the back. The ... View more info

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Chilhowee : A Legend of the Great Smoky Mountains

By: Maxwell, Henry V.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Knoxville Printing & Box Company: 1910

Edition: 2nd Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 12291


Slate wraps with drawing of forest scene with deer. Wraps are tied with original cord. Some edge and corner wear with slight loss at top and bottom of spine. Light interior toning . Small, perforation stamp of "Chicago Historical Society" on title page. No other marks. Signed twice in pencil by former owner. Still square with a secure binding. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Poem about Cherokee Indians in Great Smoky Mountains. The first edition was publi... View more info

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North Carolina: a General Sketch of its Surface, Climate, Productions, Institutions, Etc.

By: North Carolina Board Of Agriculture

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Raleigh, P. M. Hale: 1886

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11358


Softcover bound in the original light blue printed wrappers. Light, general wear with some small slits along spine. Book is square and binding seems secure but is a bit suspect because of slits. Library call number stamp on front top left and a print stamp for the Filed Musieum just below North Carolina. The title page has the same Filed Museum stamp and a small embossure that read Field Columbial Museum Library and has a small bust of Columbus. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - ... View more info

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North Carolina College for Women, in Pictures

By: North Carolina College For Women

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greensboro, North Carolina College for Women: 1915

Seller ID: 12196


Cord bound pictorial wraps with embossed titles in gilt and image of main building of college in brick red. Overlapping edges have some wear but overall the book is in VG+ to VG condition. Some pages have brief notes in pencil from a former professor at the college. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; This school is now UNC-Greensboro. It is unpaginated and I do not find a date, though 1915 sounds right based on internal evidence. View more info

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Tar Heel Tales

By: Parker, Mattie Erma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7104


Gray wraps with Archives seal. Light overall wear including a small smudge on the front (see scan) and some toning around the edges of the wraps. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; This booklet contains eight historical stories of early North Carolina. They were originally used as radio scripts. View more info

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Franklin Hotel Brevard , N. C. , Rate Card

By: Shipman, Miss Annie L. , Manager

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brevard, Franklin Hotel: 1950

Seller ID: 11886


Real Photo Post Card that has been made into a Rate Card for the Franklin Hotel in Brevard, NC. The printing on the reverse, shows through to the front slightly. Other wise, the card is near pristine. ; B&W Photographs; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages; I date this card to around 1950, though it could be earlier. View more info

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Southern Coal Co. Blotter

By: Southern Coal Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Asheville, Southern Coal: 1921

Seller ID: 11505


White blotter with color illustration and black type, including a calendar for May, 1921. Light edge and corner wear but some toning on surface and a stain or sunned area on the right quarter. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages; There is a poem above the company name that is a variation on "This little piggy." The brand name was Monarch Coal. View more info

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Theobold's Cafe and Candy Kitchen Advertising Fan

By: Theobold, L. M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Asheville, Theobold's Cafe: 1900

Seller ID: 11513


Beige fan top with stick removed; red titles and color illustration of elegant woman on back. There is damage at the bottom where the stick was remove but no real loss. Toning, soiling, and wear but still rather attractive. ; Color Illustration; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages; I date this fan as ca. 1900 but I suspect that it is really from the 1890's. L. M. Theobold operated his Cafe and Candy Kitchen at 28 Patton Avenue in Asheville from 1889 into the 20th century. ... View more info

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Places to See in North Carolina

By: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, North Carolina Dept. Conservation and Development: 1950

Seller ID: 11194


Except for light aging this brochure is near fine. ; Tinted Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Trifold tourist brochure from the early 1950's of things to see in North Carolina. Picture on the front is at Looking Glass Falls near Brevard, but I cannot date the car precisely View more info

A Greeting from the Mountains and Valleys of Western North Carolina: Pen and Camera Description of the Land of the Sky

By: Unknown

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Asheville, J. F. MacFarland: 1900

Seller ID: 11362


Cord tied, pictorial wraps with ornate black titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear including chips and scuffs along with some soiling or ages on wraps. Original cord still present and book is square with a secure binding. Interior is excellent. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Not dated, but comes from ca. 1900. This is one of many similar view books of Western North Carolina published during the early twentieth century. View more info