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Building to Last The Story of the American National Bank and Trust Company

By: Longwith, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, American National Bank and Trust Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8978

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; The story of the American National Bank and Trust Company. Signed by Longwith on ffep. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Lookout Mountain, Tourists Visit Lookout Mountain Tennessee

By: Lookout Mountain R'Y Co.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, McGowan-Cooke Printing Co.: ca. 1920

Seller ID: 12999

Condition: Good+


Folding brochure with 16 panels, each approximately 5X8 1/2. Each panel has a photograph of one of the attractions on Lookout Mounatain; many have text as well. The brochure is not dated but appears to be from around 1920. There is some wear and aging with a small, light stain on the upper right corner. Small tears (all less than an inch) on several of the folds. Overall, quite attractive and in surprisingly nice condition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; This briochure was produced by the Southern Railway Company to promote tourism on Lookout Mountain and in Chattanoog... View more info

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Tennessee Gardener's Guide

By: Lowe, Judy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cool Springs Press: 2001

Edition: Third Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14398

ISBN: 1888608951

Condition: Near Fine


Book has only light shelf wear. Blurb on front says that this volume is a completely new edition. It is a guide to flowers and plants that grow well in Tennessee. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

History of Tennessee, Illustrated : Giles, Lincoln, Franklin and Moore Counties

By: Lucas, Rev. S. Emmett (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Easley SC, Southern Historical Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12446

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Green covers with gilt-like titles. Book is about near fine but has light corner bumps and some light foxing on foredges. A former owner's stamp on ffep and a few small underlinings or occasional highligtings on some interior pages. Square and securely bound. Attractive copy. ; Goodspeed's History of Tennessee Illustrated; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 749-930 pages; One volume of this reprint of the 1887 original series. A 29-page Index by Colleen M. Elliott and Lois M. Ott has been added to this edition, making it especially valuable for research. View more info

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High Times and Hard Times Sketches and Tales by George Washington Harris

By: M. Thomas Inge, editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsport, TN, Vanderbilt University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6822

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, DJ has a few small tears, some scuffs and wear to corners and edges. MNow in mylar protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 348 pages; George WAshington HArris is the creator of Sut Lovingood and many "Sut" stories are included in this volume View more info

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Archaeological Investigations At Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area: 1974, 1975, and 1978 Field Seasons

By: Mainfort, Robert C. , Jr. (Ed. ) with Lou C. Adair, John Broster, Robert C. Mainfort, Jr. and Ann Toplovich

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Division of Archaeology: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited to 500; First Printing

Seller ID: 12451

Condition: Very Good


Beige wraps with black titles and drawing of mound site. Light edge, corner and surface wear with small price sticker residue on the front top right Some minor toning or soiling. Spine is neither creased not cracked and book is square. Solid copy. ; Research Series No. 1, Division of Archaeology, Tennessee Department of Conservation; B&W Photographs, Charts, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 108 pages; The title says it all. The Pinson Mounds State Park is located off I-70 between Nashville and Memphis. These field studies were done before the site became a State Park. Only 500 copies we... View more info

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A Minister in the Tennessee Valley

By: Martin, Isaac Patton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Parthenon Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8990

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards with gilt lettering on front and blue (? ) titles on spine. Spine lettering on this copy is faded. There is some light edge and corner wear. Former owner's name blotted out with White-Out on ffep. Book is square and binding is secure. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 234 pages; Autobiography of Tennessee Methodist minister who served many years in the mountain areas of Tennessee and Kentucky. View more info

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A Minister in the Tennessee Valley

By: Martin, Isaac Patton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, Parthenon Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10314

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Black covers with gilt lettering. Some light edge and corner wear but square with a secure binding. Jacket has wear and scuffs with a few small chips along the edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 234 pages; Autobiography of Tennessee Methodist minister who served many years in the mountain areas of Tennessee and Kentucky. View more info

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Horse and Buggy Days

By: McDonald, Charlie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Charles Mcdonald: 1955

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6018

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Edge and corner wear. Some foxing and soiling, both interior and exterior. ; Great 1950's era cartoons from the Chattanooga News Free-Press. ; Cartoons; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages; In the 1950's, Charles McDonald (Uncle Charlie) wrote columns about the old days for the Chattanooga News Free-Press. This book is a collection of those columns. View more info

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Folk Dances of Tennessee : Folk Customs and Old Play Party Games of the Caney Fork Valley

By: McDowell, Flora L. (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Smithville TN, Flora L. McDowell / Delaware Ohio Cooperative Recreation Service, Inc.: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 12603


Stapled, straw-yellow pictorial wrappers with maroon titles and scene. Very ligedge and corner wear with some light soiling on rear. VG+, but close to near fine. ; Sepia-toned Drawings and Musical Notation; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 64 pages; These dances, songs and games were collected by McDowell who was an accomplished folklorist. Her notes and explanations accompany each dance or game. Excellent resource on Tennessee - Cumberland culture. View more info

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Tennessee Senators As Seen by One of Their Successors

By: McKellar, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Southern Publishers Inc.: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11151

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Book shows only light, general wear. Jacket has some chips and tears and a flap that is about off. Still looks presentable in mylar. Book is square and securely bound . ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 625 pages; Valuable reference on Tennessee politics and Senators. View more info

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Dr. Tom : Memoirs of Dr. J. Thomas Moore

By: Moore, Dr. John Thomas, Sr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Parthenon Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12153

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Red/rust covers with dulled gilt titles. Very light, general wear and aging. Square and securely bound. Jacket is red with photo of Dr. Tom on horseback and white title. Jacket has some edge and corner wear with several small chips. ; B&W Photographs; Thick Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 204 pages; Biography of a country doctor in the upper Cumberland Mountain region of Tennessee. View more info

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A Summer Hymnal: a Tennessee Romance

By: Moore, John Trotwood

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston: 1901

Edition: Early Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7921

Condition: Very Good


Edge and corner wear. Book is square and securely bound. Reprint edition of novel by Moore, father of Fugitive Agrarian, Merrill Moore. This copy is signed , inscribed and dated (1914) by Moore on the ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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A Summer Hymnal A Tennessee Romance

By: Moore, John Trotwood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5499

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, some wear to spine, front hinge starting, some foxing or staining to endpapers, former owner's name and address on ffep in brown ink, with date and inscription: "Bringing back the August of a summer long ago. " Illustrated frontispiece. This is one of Moore's popular Tennessee novels.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 332 pages View more info

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The Bishop of Cottontown

By: Moore, John Trotwood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13820

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Olive green covers with white titles and silhouette-like illustration/decoration. Some fading on spine and some wrinkling in cloth on spine, either a publishing problem or from some old mishap -- hard to say, see scan. Book is square and binding secure. ; B&W Frontispiece; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 644 pages; Moore was a popular regional writer from Tennessee. He was the father of Merrill Moore, one of the Vanderbilt Fugitive Agrarians. View more info

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Hearts of Hickory

By: Moore, John Trotwood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Cokesbury Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14380

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This book has had some water damage in the past that shows up as a dark stain on the bottom of the front and rear covers and at the top of some interior pages. At some point the front hinge was cracked, but this ghas been re-glued in a reasonable manner. I offer this novel about Andrew Jackson only because it is signed and dated by John Trotwood Moore who was a quite popular regionalist from Tennesse and the father of Merrill Moore, one of the Fugitive Agrarians at Vanderbilt. ; B&W Frontispiece of Andrew Jackson; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 454 pages View more info

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The Noise That Time Makes

By: Moore, Merrill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt , Brace and Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12617

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Patterned paper with black cloth backstrip and faded gilt titles on spine. Book has some edge, corner and surface wear -- see scan. Still square and securely bound. Merrill Moore, one of the Fugitive Agrarians at Vanderbilt, was the son of Tennesse novelist, John Trotwood Moore. This book of poetry has an Intoduction by John Crowe Ransom. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages View more info

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This Week in Chattanooga

By: Murkin, John A. (pub.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, John A. Murkin: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11814

Condition: Good+


Stapled, pictorial wraps with black titles. Some general edge , corner and surface wear, pluse a 4" diagonal crease with tear on back. Tear is along the crease but is not fully apart (still atached at both ends and in places along the length. Otherwise, the booklet is square and securely bound with a n excellent (lightly toned) interior, ; No. 50; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All about things to do in Chattanooga in June of 1930. Many old ads. View more info

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The Straight and Narrow Way : Doctrines the Savior Taught

By: Nye, Ephraim H.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, The Southern States Mission: ca. 1902

Seller ID: 15811

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, toned, cream wraps with black titles and images of Joseph Smith and Hyrum Smith with the word "Martyred" in a frame beneath their images. Light edge and corner wear, a dime-sized stain on rear wrap and a short (1/2") slit at bottom of spine edge, but overall in remarkably nice condition. This is a rare pamphlet produced by the Southern States Mission of the Church of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons) from their Mission House in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Since the author, Ephraim Nye, died 10 months after assuming his post in Chattanooga, and since only when he became Mission P... View more info

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Roamin' : With the Roamin' Man of the Smoky Mountains

By: Oakley, Wiley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gatlinburg, The Mountain Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12275

Condition: Very Good+


Side-stapled, red wraps with silhouette of Oakley and dog along with black titles. Very light general wear with light interior and exterior toning. Spine is neither creased nor cracked. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Signed by author on title page. Oakley was born near Gatlinburg, Tennessee and became a guide for hunters and fishermen long before the Great Smoky Mountain National Park was started. After the National Park opened he became the "unofficial spokesman for the Park." This book was originally hand-written and turned over to the... View more info

The Sewanee Review, Summer 1949

By: Palmer, J. E. (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sewanee, University of the South: 1949

Seller ID: 7177

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Wear to edges of wraps, small tears. Interior slightly toned. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 198 pages; Short story by Eudora Welty and articles by Cleanth Brooks and Caroline Gordon. View more info

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Chattanooga Tennessee the Natural Choice

By: Partners For Economic Progress

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Partners for Economic Progress, Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 10004

Condition: Near Fine


Light shelf wear on the folder. The three booklets are almost new. ; Color and B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; This is a portfolio of material, produced in 1989 by Partners for Economic Progress, Inc. For the city of Chattanooga TN. I think the material in this portfolio formed the basis for the transformation of downtown Chattanooga that has occurred over the last two decades, including the Tennessee acquarium, Riverwalk Park, the new Market Street Bridge and much of the construction and reconstruction that has made Chattanooga a new place. The portfolio has three 8 1/2 X 11 bookl... View more info

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A Tennessee Chronicle

By: Patten, Carter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1953

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9268

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Edge and corner wear and some light scuffing. Book is square and binding secure. History of Tennessee by Chattanooga/Signal Mountain businessman. Signed with inscription on half-title. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 286 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Closed Door

By: Price, Hannah J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Knoxville Lithographing Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8822

Condition: Very Good


Brown boards with gilt titles and black-stamped decoration of a closed door. Some mild edge and corner wear along wth light soiling and aging on covers. Spine is lightly sunned but gilt title still clear. Book is square with a secure binding -- a solid and attractive copy of a relatively scarce title. Tennessee book whose heroine is involved in the Suffrage movement. There is a B&W frontispiece and a Dedication Page to the people of Tennessee. This makes lists of important works on Women's Rghts and Suffrage. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 212 pages View more info

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Gatlinburg and the Great Smokies

By: Pyle, Ernie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maryville TN, Brazos Printing Co.: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9671

Condition: Very Good


Stapled white wraps with black titles and photo of Pyle. Some light toning around edges but overall this is a square and securely bound copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 25 pages; Collection of eleven columns Pyle wrote while visiting Gatlinburg and climbing Mt. Leconte. These columns seem to have been first collected in 1951. View more info