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Autographed Note Signed by Bob Corker, Tennessee Senator

By: Corker, Bob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Bob Corker: c. 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15354

Condition: Near Fine


This is a signed note written by Bob Corker, now U. S. Senator from Tennessee to prominent Chattanooga businessman Bill Sudderth. The note is undated but was probably written during Corker's campaign for Mayor of Chattanooga. The note is NF except for a horizontal fold. It has Corker's name printed at the top. There is an inscription: :Hand deliver to Bill Sudderth. The note thanks Sudderth for loaning a book and for help fundraising. Corker has become more and more prominent in the Senate. This note is completely in his hand. It is signed "Corker." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages... View more info

Scenic Chattanooga and Beyond : a Guide for Photographers and Everyone who Enjoys Nature

By: Cory, Pat and Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Endicott, Marmot Valley Publishing: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 12484

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial wraps with only light shelf wear. ; B&W Photography; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Natural-area guide to Chattanooga and vicinity by two well-known photographers. View more info

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Reunion at Chattanooga

By: Crabb, Alfred Leland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated - Lookout Mountain Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14464

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This is an ex-library book with interior stamps, a removed card pocket and call numbers removed from spine (might as well left them). The book has some edge and corner wear and looseness associated with frequent reading. The binding has been reinforced with some Scotch tape. All this being said, this copy is a special edition - The Lookout Mountain Edition - that has a tipped in sheet signed by Crabb. For a time Crabb was a very popular regional writer who focussed on Civil War novels, mainly set in Tennessee. ; Endpaper Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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In the "Stranger People's" Country

By: Craddock, Charles Egbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1891

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11429

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Golden tan cloth over boards with gilt titles and brown floral decoration. Some edge and corner wear but still square and securely bound. The last 100 pages have a small dark stain at the top of each page, sometimes very small some times a little larger but at most an inch long and a quarter inch deep, affecting only the top of the top margin. Without this stain, I would grade the book VG. This is a solid and attractive copy. One of Craddock's books about the people of the Southern Appalachians, probably set on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. Craddock was the pen name of Mary Noailles Mur... View more info

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Tennessee History for All

By: Dyer, J. Pope

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Self-Published: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7909

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light ege and corner wear with small diagonal crease on bottom right corner. Small stain upper left (see scan). ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 52 pages; Booklet by Chattanooga high school teacher on interesting facets of Tennessee history. Rather a scarce Tennessee booklet. View more info

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Prophet of Plenty The First Ninety Years of W. D. Weatherford

By: Dykeman, Wilma

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8987

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light green cloth with embossed decoration on front and gilt lettering on spine. The book is about NF except for some very light foxing on foredes and a very old and light dampstain on the back lower left that has caused a slight waviness on the corner of some pages. This stain does not show up on the boards of the book. The only real evidence is the light waviness on the jacket and the pages. The jacket has light edge and corner wear and a couple of very small scuffs. The book is square and securely bound -- a very attractive copy. ; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages; Biogr... View more info

Image for Official Souvenir Program Second International Conference of the Epworth League, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Official Souvenir Program Second International Conference of the Epworth League, Chattanooga, Tenn.

By: Epworth League

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Epworth League: 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14395

Condition: Good+


Pictorial gray paper over boards with black titles and maroon backstrip. Text block was side-stapled and then glued into covers. This copy shows evidence of re-gluing, though the binding is square and secure. Some edge, corner and surface wear. Interior is lightly aged. Former owner's bookplate and another's name on ffep. Overall, this is still an acceptable and usable copy of what is a relatively scarce item. The Epworth League was a Methodist organization. This is a nicely-done program for the 1895 Conference in Chattanooga. Much information about the Conference and especially about Chattano... View more info

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True Gold of Tennessee A Romance of the English-Speaking World

By: Fitzpatrick, Ernest Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Clarke-Mcelroy Publishing Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10313

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue cloth with faded gilt titles. Some edge and corner wear a long with general aging. Square with a secure binding . Novel of an Englishman in Tennessee. Signed on the title page and inscribed to Fitspatrick's editor, Chi Chi Wang. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 403 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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An Indexed Bibliography to the Tennessee Valley Authority :Cumulative Supplement January 1945 -- December 1946

By: Foy, Bernard L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Tennessee Valley Authority: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11607

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled beige self-wraps with black type titles. Last page is torn and pulled from staples. Initials "J. M. L." written in ink at top of front. Otherwise, enture book is complete and in VG to VG+ condition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 74 + Special Indexes pages; Exceptional bibliography of works on the TVA. Great starting point for re search. Twenty-five pages in back provide specialized topic indexes. View more info

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Walk with History

By: Franks, Joan L. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Chattanooga Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14381

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, white wraps with black titles and portrait of Sequoyah. Book has only light, general wear and aging. Still square and securely bound. Nicely done Bicentennial publication on the history of the Chattanooga area. First Edition. First Printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages View more info

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The Civil War in Maury County, Tennessee

By: Garrett, Jill K. and Marise P. Lightfoot

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, Maury County Library Board: 1980

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13742

Condition: Good


Book is ex-library with usual problems. Edge, corner and surface wear. Still square with a secure binding. A serviceable copy. ; Ex-Library; Decorations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 265 pages; Mimeographed facsimile, without photos, of original edition. sold ABE 5.4.16 ; Signed by Author View more info

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Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin

By: Griffin, William J. , (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, George Peabody College for Teachers: 1953

Seller ID: 8047


Mimeographed magazine has edge and corner wear with some tears and chipping. Bound with a strip of tape for a spine; there has been some loss of the tape though the magazine still holds together. White dot (paint? ) near top edge, and a former owner's stamp to the top left (see scan). Interior has some light toning but overall this cheaply produced journal is in about as good a condition as could be expected. G+ to VG-; #3; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 33 pages; Interesting ephemeral magazine of folklore produced at Peabody in Nashville. Articles include -- "Negro Folklore from FayetteCount... View more info

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Catholic Women of Tennessee 1937-1956

By: Haile, Mrs. Herbert, editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Marshall & Bruce Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9921

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Minor wear to edges of the flexible cover. Gilt title somewhat faded. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 421, 80 pages ads pages; A Twentieth Anniversary History of the Nashville Diocesan Council of the National Council of Catholic Women. View more info

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Life of Andrew Johnson Seventeenth President of the United States

By: Hamilton, J. G. De Roulhac Dr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Greeneville TN, Mother's Club of Greeneville Tennessee: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7939

Condition: Very Good


Stiff wraps, stapled. Light general wear and aging, some toning or soiling. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages; Booklet prepared for the Andrew JJohnson Tailor Shop Memorial in Greeneville TN. The shop is now part of the National Park Service. This booklet is relatively scarce. View more info

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A Long Path: the Search for a Tennessee Bicentennial Landmark

By: Hinton, Kem G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Tennseess, Hillsboro Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9328

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Minor shelfear, appears unread, no names or mark. Wear; Minor shelfwear, appears unread, no names or marks. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 256 pages; "Though most Tennesseans first heard of the Tennessee Bicentennial Capitol Mall during the year of its celebration, the path of its creation is almost as old as the state itself. From details of the first settlement on the site of the Mall to descriptions of items still to come, Kem Hinton tells the story of this vital Nashville area in A Long Path through historical pictures and commentary. In A Long Path, Hinton describes the progressi... View more info

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The Mississippi Bubble

By: Hough, Emerson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bowen-Merrill: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10334

Condition: with no dust jacket


Light green with deeper green titles and decoration of a fleut-de-lis. Some edge and corner wear with a small tear at top of spine. Square and securely bound. G+ to VG-. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 452 pages; This is the first edition, second state with the full name, "Emerson Hough" on the spine. View more info

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My Life with Luther : A Glimpse of a Legendary American Broadcaster

By: Howard, James with Holly Abernathy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, 6qCreative Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14405

ISBN: 061576519X

Condition: Fine


Book is near pristine. This is the story of famed Chattanooga broadcaster, Luther Massingill, as told by his co-host, James Howard. Luther was on WDEF TV from the 1950's to the 2010's. Signed by Howard on the ffep/half-title. First Edition. First Printing. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Soil Survey : Cumberland County Tennessee

Soil Survey : Cumberland County Tennessee

By: Hubbard, E. H., B. L Matzek, M. E. Austin, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture With TVA: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11391

Condition: Very Good


Tan paper wraps with black titles; map of Tennessee on rear wrap.. Some edge and corner wear, mostly on rear wrap. ; B&W Photographs, Charts and Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages; Pocket attached to inside of back wrap contains chart and huge map of Cumbeland County. Crossville is the County Seat. Stamp on first page indicates this was ditributed by Congressman Albert Gore. Gore later became a Senator from Tenne ssee and was the father of Al Gore, U. S. Vice-President under Bill Clinton. View more info

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Explorations of the Aboriginal Remains of Tennessee

By: Jones, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Glen Arm, The Sourcebook Project: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13464

Condition: Near Fine


Very large, softcover in orange wrappers with illustration of pipe on front, black spine. Very light corner wear, almost new; square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Thick Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 171 pages; Originally published in the Smithsonian Institution Contributions to Knowledge series -- Volume 22, Article 2, 1880. This volume, which is an offset printing of the original, deals with early discoveries concerning the Mound Builders in Tennessee. View more info

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The Quilt Poems

By: Joyce, Jane Wilson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Market, Mill Springs Press: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 13815

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stapled, stiff, black wraps with pale blue stiff dust jacket with black titles and blindstamped design. Jacket shows some minor wear. The Colophon page in the rear says that this is a 2nd Edition limited to 200 copies. I find no record of an earlier edition. Very attractive copy. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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A History of South Pittsburg, Tennessee: The First 100 Years

By: Kelly, Martelia Cameron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Pittsburg, Hustler Printing Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14535

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Book would be near fine except for a small stain on the front foredge that barely affects two or three pages on the interior. Otherwise the book has very light wear and aging; square and securely bound. This local history was written for South Pittsburg's Centennial in 1973. Signed on the half title. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 126 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Tennessee Digest A Digest of the Judicial Decisions of the State of Tennessee from the Year 1796 Until 1868

By: King, Henry Clay

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown and Company: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8984

Condition: with no dust jacket


Leather covered boads with gilt lettering in red box on spine with gilt titles and a black box with gilt lettering for volume numbers and letters (like a legal book. ) This copy has edge and corner wear with a good bit of interior foxing and toning. However the book is square and the binding is secure. While the covers show age there is very little scuffing or damage to the leather. It grades in the G+ to VG- range. This is Volume IV of a four-volume set. The letters on this volume are Poo. P - WRI. I. The book is a collection or digest of Judicial Decisions in Tennessee from 1796 to 1868, wit... View more info

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A Way of Life / Our Home in the Southern Appalachians

By: Kingsport Press

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Kingsport Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10970


Book has only light wear and aging. It is square and securely bound. VG+ to NF. Cellophane wrapper is present but has some tearing along spine edge. Black slipcase is NF. ; Color and B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 95 pages; Special volume prepared by the Kingsport Press. View more info

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Dixie Gun Works, Inc. : Special Bicentennial Edition

By: Kirkland, Turner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Union City, Dixie Gun Works, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10961

Condition: Very Good-


Light wear and aging with light sunning on spine. Light dogearing on lower right corner, Spine is neither cracked nor creased. Quite a nice copy of the bicentennial catalog. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 552 pages View more info

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The People of Tennessee : A Study of Population Trends

By: Knox, John Ballenger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13819

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book is near fine except for mild aging. Jacket has some light edge and corner wear. ; B&W Photographs and Charts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 191 pages; Interesting survey of Tennessee just after WWII. View more info