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Image for Thornwell Orphanage its Principles and Product:  Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Willim Plumer Jacobs, Founder of Thornwell and Presbyterian College

Thornwell Orphanage its Principles and Product: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Willim Plumer Jacobs, Founder of Thornwell and Presbyterian College

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Clinton, SC, Thornwell Orphanage: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6462


Minor scuffing to spine. ; Written to celebrate what would have been Dr. Jacobs 100th birhday, this book features biographies of selected Thornwell alumni, as well as a history and biographical sketches of the Jacobs family and the family of Thornwell's second president, Dr. L. Ros Lynn. There is an inscription on the ffep: "Compliments of Thornwell at the request of Mrs. Katherine Montgomery, (p. 141). " Mrs. Montgomery was one of the Thornwell students. ; tall ... View more info

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Memorial of the One Hundredth and Thirty-Fourth Anniversary Rock Presbyterian Church August 18th, 1904

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenwood SC, News and Views Publishing Co,pany: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9285


Beige wraps with black lettering and photograph of church and cemetery. Wraps have an old tape repair on spine, part of which is missing and part of which is split. The top half of this repair, however, is still together and the binding is thus secure. Edge and corner wear and an old vertical crease through the middle, now quite flattened. Former owner's name in ink at top of front. See scan; this actually looks, and is, a good bit better than it sounds. Interior has lig... View more info

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U. S. Senate Document, 46th Congress, 2nd Session , Ex. Doc. #161 (Concerning South Carolina Rivers)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, 1880

Seller ID: 10006


General toning, 1" tear at right edge of front page, pages are coming loose at left edge where the document is disbound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pages; This disbound offprint is concerned with letters written by personnel of the Corps of Engineers about surveys of rivers in South Carolina. View more info

Image for U. S. Senate Document, 46th Congress, 2nd Session , Ex. Doc. #117 (Concerning South Carolina Rivers

U. S. Senate Document, 46th Congress, 2nd Session , Ex. Doc. #117 (Concerning South Carolina Rivers

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, 1880

Seller ID: 10009


General toning, light wear to edges, pages are coming loose at left edge where the document is disbound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8 pages; This disbound offprint is concerned with letters written by personnel of the Corps of Engineers about surveys of rivers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. View more info

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Nothin' Could be Finah Than to See South Carolina

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbia, State of South Carolina: N.D.

Seller ID: 10012


Pictorial wraps with only light wear and one small chip on back bottom edge that is nearly unnoticeable. ; B&W Photographs, Foldout Map; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Circa 1953 tourist guide to South Carolina. Greeting is from Gov. James Byrnes who served from 1951-1955. Many older, attractive photos and a foldout map of the state. View more info

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The Carolina Herald and Newsletter Official Publication of the South Carolina Genealogical Society

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC Genealogical Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10213


Light corner wear, otherwise fine. ; No. 4, October, November, December; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 45 pages View more info

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The Carolina Herald and Newsletter Official Publication of the South Carolina Genealogical Society

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC Genealogical Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10214


Light corner wear, name written on cover. Otherwise fine. ; No. 3, July, August, September; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 45 pages View more info

Image for The Journal of a Voyage from Charlestown, S. C. , to London Undertaken During the American Revolution by the Daughter of an Emminent American Loyalist in the Year 1778

The Journal of a Voyage from Charlestown, S. C. , to London Undertaken During the American Revolution by the Daughter of an Emminent American Loyalist in the Year 1778

By: 7338

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York City, New York Historical Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 7240


Maroon covers with black design on top and bottom edge along with gilt symbol of New York Historical Society in center. Spine is sunned and gilt titles faded. Corners bumped, minor interior foxing. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 121 pages; The is copy #5 of 250 copies printed for sale. It is the second of the John Divine Jones Fund Series of the New York Historical Society. The journal was hand written from memory by Miss Wells in 1779, and was reproduced from a ver... View more info

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Congaree Sketches

By: Adams, E. C. L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6419


The book has very light, general wear. The dustjacket has some edge and corner wear and is missing about 2 inches at the top of the spine along with a small hole near the bottom, though none on the front or back. Square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages; This is a collection of African-American stories retold by a white man from the Congaree Swamp in South Carolina. While much of this book is in dialect, Adams tried to present his subjects with d... View more info

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Brookgreen Waccamaw in the Carolina Low Country Plus Five Brochures on Brookgreen Gardens

By: Allston, Susan Lowndes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, Walker, Evans and Cogswell Company: 1935, 1940's

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10005


The book has light wear and toning around the edges, and light foxing to the fore edges. The brochures fold out to about 15 by 30". There is light wear on the folds and edges and light toning. ; Thin 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1932 pages; This is a first edition copy of Allston's book about Brookgreen Gardens and the Waccamaw River area near Georgetown SC, with 5 brochures about the gardens. The brochures have copyright and/or reprint dates between 1938 and 1953. View more info

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Gateways of Charleston S. C.

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Unknown, Unknown: N.D.

Seller ID: 12015


Light edgewear and toning. Staples are rusted but secure. Some of the pictures are attached slightly askew. ; B & W photos; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 12 pages; This is an interesting little booklet. The cover title looks professionally printed, but the interior has an introduction and pictures of gates in Charleston that look like they were cut out and pasted in at the top of each. Each gate has been labeled but a separate label strip has been pasted to the bottom of tw... View more info

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Plantations of the Low Country

By: Baldwin, William P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greensboro, Legacy Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 10211


Very light edge and corner wear. Square and securely bound with an uncreased and uncracked spine. Beautiful copy. ; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 143 pages; Softcover edition released similtaneously with hardcover. Researched by Agnes L. Baldwin. View more info

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The Hammonds of Redcliffe

By: Bleser, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Oxford University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6426


The book has almost no wear. The dustjacket is VG except for some small creases or tears. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 421 pages; This book is the chronicle of a South Carolia family told through the letters of four generations. Carol Bleser provides Background essays and commentary on the letters. View more info

Image for The Southern Christian; Exemplified in the Memoirs of Anthony Jefferson Pearson : Who died August 31st, 1834, in Spartanburgh, South Carolina

The Southern Christian; Exemplified in the Memoirs of Anthony Jefferson Pearson : Who died August 31st, 1834, in Spartanburgh, South Carolina

By: Boggs, J. , A. M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Ezra Collier: 1835

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12205


Brown covers with gilt titles on spine. Some edge, corner and surface wear with some mottling on spine -- see scan. Very slight cock to spine. Interior is variably toned and foxed. Binding is secure with no tears or parting. Some names in pencil on both front and rear endpapers. Biography of young Presbyterian minister from the upcountry of South Carolina who seems to have taken a stand against slavery, though he died after only two years as a minister. ; 16mo 6" - ... View more info

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Crux: the Letters of James Dickey

By: Bruccoli, Mathew J. and Judith S. Baughman (Eds, )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 7485


Book has only light shelf wear and a light stamp on ffep which reads Strand Annex - presumably the NY bookstore. Dustjacket has only light shelf wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 574 pages; Dickey's correspondence was voluminous and quite interesting. View more info

Image for Historical Collections of South Carolina Embracing Many Rare and Valuable Pamphlets and Other Documents, Relating to the History of That State from its Discovery Until its Independence in 1776

Historical Collections of South Carolina Embracing Many Rare and Valuable Pamphlets and Other Documents, Relating to the History of That State from its Discovery Until its Independence in 1776

By: Carroll, B. R.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1836

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9003


19th century rebinding in half polished calf with possible lighter brown leather instead of cloth, 5 raised bands and tooled gilt decorations. Title page for Volume 1 is missing bottom third but has been preserved on another sheet. The rest of the text blocks are complete. This is a very attractive 19th century rebinding preserved in two custom made wooden clamshell boxes bound in attractive leather. The original map is present though detached. It has some wear but is co... View more info

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Porgy and Bess

By: Catfish Row Co.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Charleston, The Catfish Row Company: 1985

Seller ID: 11349


Near fine except for light vertical crease where this program was once curled. ; B&W IPhotographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; Program for 1985 production in Charleston. Signed on biographies by eleven of the principal actors and actresses. ; Signed by Actor View more info

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A History of the Religious Life of Cedar Grove Community and Families Influencing its Culture

By: Caughman, J. Ansel

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Batesburg, Leesville SC, The Bruner Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12423


Green cloth with gilt titles. Book is square and securely bound. Light edge and corner wear. Expected aging on foredges and interior endpapers. Close to near fine. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 215 pages; Scarce local South Carolina history. View more info

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Common Trees of South Carolina

By: Clemson Agricultural College

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clemson And Columbia, South Carolina State Commission of Forestry: 1944

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12307


Beige wraps with green titles and decoration. Wraps are aged and soiled plus a name is stamped in the top right corner. The book is square and securely bound. The interior is about near fine on slick paper -- with the same name stamped on the inside back cover and an old leaf (? ) stain on pages 101 to 107. Overall G+ to VG-. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages; Nicely done identification manual. View more info

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Daughter of Strangers

By: Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, E. P. Dutton: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6411


Minor wear to head and foot of spine but book is square, securely bound and attractive. Several small chips to edges of DJ. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages; Novel set in Old South. View more info