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The Starbucks

By: Read, Opie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Laird & Lee: 1902

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10316

Condition: Very Good+


Tan cloth with black titles adn pictorial cover framed in gilt. Light corner bumps but otherwise quite attractive with bright gilt and no fading on embossed cover pictorial. Square and securely bound. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 322 pages; Humorous, dialect novel set in the mountains of Tennessee. This work was a play from which the novel was written. The original cast and some information about the production of the play in Chicago follows the last page of the novel. View more info

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The Dairyman's Daughter: An Authentic Narrative

By: Richmond, Leigh Rev.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, E. Stevenson & F. A. Owen for the Methodist Episcopal Church South: 1855

Seller ID: 9072


Brown, leather-like covers, lightly embossed with gilt title and decorations on spine. Front has areas where cover has been worn or scraped away (see scan) , but with only a couple of minor spots on back. This damage is possibly from moths or insects. There is light edge wear and bumped corners but the book is square and the binding is secure. Ownershi p name in ink on ffep (a church) and some pencil notations on the second free endpaper. Overall, a sound copy of a cheaply printed older Tennessee imprint. The Dairyman's Daughter is a religious/moral tale that was published as early as the star... View more info

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Forty-Seventh Annual Commencment Chattanooga High School

By: Robinson, W. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Chattanooga High School: 1924

Seller ID: 11578


Single-fold program with black titles. Some wear with small chips and tears along with light age toning. Still, considering the quality of the paper, this bit of Chattanooga ephemera is still in very nice shape. VG- to G+. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 pages; Program includes the order of ceremonies and a list of all the graduates. This school no longer exists. View more info

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Call Me Hillbilly A Personal Account of Growing Up in the Smokies Near Gatlinburg

By: Russell, Gladys Trentham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alcoa, Russell Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: Fifth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10315

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


White wraps with black titles and photo of author. Light general wear and aging. Square and securely bound. Signed on title page. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Archaeological Investigations in the Tellico Reservoir, 1967-1968, an Interim Report

By: Salo, Lawr V. (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12219

Condition: Very Good-


Plastice spiral-bound green wraps with black titles. Small tears at top and bottom of spiralled plastic. Ex -library with numbers on spine and front along with some marking son endpapers, front and rear. No other library marking like card pockets, etc. Square with a secure binding. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 185 +8 figures + 33 tables + 44 b/w phot pages; Thorough, well illustrated and charted study of the Tellico Reservoir. Includes foldout maps and charts. Contributions by Duane W. King, Joseph W. Milligan, Danny Olinger, and Lawr V. Salo. View more info

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Background in Tennessee, a Facsimile Edition

By: Scott, Evelyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 6045

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


The book is almost NF except for a bump on the bottom left corner. The dustjacket has some light edge and corner wear and a little light scuffing - same bump on lower left corner as book. Square and securely bound. ; Tennesseana Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Evelyn Scott published an acclaimed novel in 1921. This was a later autobiographical work about her life growing up in Clarksville TN. This is a special Tennesseana Edition from 1980. There is an Introduction by Robert L. Welker. View more info

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Background in Tennessee

By: Scott, Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13920

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Book has toning on cover edges along with a sunned spine. Overall the book has general light aging. Square and securely bound. Jacket has several chips on top edge and spien ends. See scan. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; Autobiography of this Tennessee born novelist and essayist. View more info

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Tennessee Printers, 1791 - 1945 A Review of Printing History from Roulstone's First Press to Printers of the Present

By: Sears, Joseph Hamblen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kingsport, Kingsport Press, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10410

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light green covers with dark green backstrip. Title on pastedown rectangles. Light edge and corner wear along with age toning around edges. Book is square and securely bound . No dustjacket as issued. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; This small book was printed as a special Keepsake No. 78 for the members of The American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York in 1945. The announcement card is laid in. View more info

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Signal Mountain Hotel and Cottages, Blotter

By: Signal Mountain Hotel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Chattanooga), Signal Mountain Hotel: ca. 1915

Seller ID: 15916

Condition: Good


This is an advertising blotter (9X4) for the Signal Mountain Hotel and Cottages (also known as the Signal Mountain Inn). I'm guessing at the date, but the hotel was built in 1913. The blotter has been used and has much wear, including small ink stains at the corners. Still, this is a nice bit of ephemera from a once grand hotel. ; Tinted Photograph; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Heritage in Buckskin

By: Smith, Jimmy Neil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jonesboro TN, Smith-Armstrong Associates: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8077

Condition: Very Good+


Very light wear. Small residue stain from old sticker. Square and securely bound. Anecdotal, historical stories of the Tennessee frontier, originally published in the Johnson City Press-Chronicle. ; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78 pages View more info

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Heritage in Buckskin, Volume Two

By: Smith, Jimmy Neil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Johnson City TN, Press, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8078

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, light-tan wraps with only light, general wear. Second volume of anecdotal, historical stories of the Tennessee frontier, originally published in the Johnson City Press-Chronicle. ; Vol. 2; Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages View more info

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'50 Questions: A Trivia Quiz about Chattanooga in the 1950's

By: Smith, Joan Reid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Joan Reid Smith: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14538

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, white wraps with illustration of Billy Bragger and black titles. Light edge, corner and surface wear with a light crease on the bottom front right corner. Great nostalgic book for people who remember Chattanooga in the 1950's. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pages View more info

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The Tennessee Genealogist and Family Historian, May 1989

By: Smith, Rowanda M. K. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee Historical Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14764

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, white wraps with black titles and illustration. Overall light wear and aging with residue on back from mailing label and some pencilled notes and names on first two interior pages. This was the first issue of this genealogical publication. ; Vol. 1, No. 1; Map; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 21 pages View more info

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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting Held At Nashville, Tennessee Octpober 30-31 - November 1, 1913

By: Southern Educational Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Press of Birmingham Publishing Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9621

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Navu blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Book is square and binding feels secure. However, there is parting along the frnt hinge. It appears that b oth hinges have been reglued at some point. This reinforcement was done well because the binding feels tight and secure. If the parting were not visible, this copy would be VG or better. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages; This copy is signed on the front pastedown by Spright Dowell. A the time of this meeting in Nashville, Dowell was Clerk of the Alabama Department of Education. He went on t o become Alabama State Scool Superintendent . F... View more info

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Practical Sermons from the Pulpit; or, a Voice of Warning

By: Staley, Rev. George L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nashville, Southern Metodist Publishing House for the Author: 1867

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16180

Condition: Very Good


Brown embossed cloth with geometric design and title in faded gilt on spine. Some relatively light edge and corner wear along with small scuffs near bottom right on front along with expected aging. This is a presentation copy inscribed twice, once on the ffep in pencil and on the second endpaper in ink, to "Mrs. Carrithers" (?) "from the Author." Please see scans. Rev. Staley was a member of the Southern Methodist Tennessee Conference. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 245 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Practical Sermons from the Pulpit; or, a Voice of Warning

By: Staley, Rev. George L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Nashville, Southern Metodist Publishing House for the Author: 1867

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16266

Condition: Very Good


Brown embossed cloth with geometric design and title in faded gilt on spine. Some light edge and corner wear along with expected aging. Please see scan. Rev. Staley was a member of the Southern Methodist Tennessee Conference. His sermons are directed at Southerners during Reconstruction. Rather uncommon book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 245 pages View more info

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The Golden Root

By: Steele, William O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York City, Aladdin Books: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7885

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book has some edge and corner wear along with light soiling on covers. Former owner's bookplate on ffep. Tennessee author Steele's first book, set in the mountains of North Carolina. Signed by Steele with generic inscription on ffep. ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Echoes from the Hills (Tall Tales from Tennessee)

By: Stephens, J. Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hattiesburg, Self-Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12473

Condition: Very Good


Green and white pictorial wraps with black titles. Light edge and corner wear alonge with age-toning on wraps and sunning (darkening) on spine. There is a small stain near the "T" in "Tales" -- see scan -- that affects the first two endpapers slightly. Book is square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Personal collection of stories, mostly from eastern Tennessee. View more info

Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Tennessee Mountains

By: Summerlin, Vernon and Cathy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Longstreet Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14621

ISBN: 1563524759


Some light, edge and corner wear along with small, light creases at the top of a few pages. Spine is neither creased nor cracked. Longstreet Guides were done for the mountain regions of several state. They were uniformly excellent for their general content, desciptions and maps. Somewhat out-of-date now but still accurate. ; Longstreet Highroad Guides; B&W Drawings, Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages View more info

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Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Spring 1978

By: Tennessee Historical Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee Historical Society: 1978

Seller ID: 6410

Condition: Very Good


Some sunning and wear along the spine. Spine is not cracked or creased. Book is square an securely bound. ; Number 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages; This issue has articles on Tennessee's Catholic Bishops, William T. Berry, Augustus E. Alden, Washington Bogart Cooper, Charles S. Johnson, and others. View more info

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Scenic Resources of the Tennessee Valley

By: Tennessee Valley Authority

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knoxville, US Government Printing Office: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7905

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some general wear and slight corner bumps. Wonderful guide book to the Tennessee Valley including the Southern Mountains. Includes several, color, folding maps all of which are attached. ; B&W Photos and Color Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 222 pages View more info

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Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1947

By: Tennessee Valley Authority

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TVA: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11608

Condition: Near Fine


Stapleled, pictorial, brown wraps with stylized map of TVA projects on Tennessee River. Very light wear and aging. Binding is square and secure. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 39 pages; Financial statement for 1946 and 47 with some explanations. View more info

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Lieut. Henry Timberlake's Memoirs 1756-1765 With Annotation, Introduction and Index by Samuel Cole Williams

By: Timberlake, Lieut. Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marietta, GA, Continental Book Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 7149

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Dark blue boards. Light edge and corner wear. Overall light aging. Square and securely bound. Map and chart attached and in excellent condition. Attractive copy. This is the 1948 reprint of the Watauga Press edition from 1927. One of the basic works on early exploration in the Southern Appalachians. Also one of the earliest accounts of the Cherokee Indians, several of whom went with Timberlake to England. T imberlake was accompanied by Thomas Sumter of South Carolina. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages View more info

Record Commencement Number

By: University Of Tennessee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee: 1916

Seller ID: 9559

Condition: Very Good+


Gray wraps with black titles. Only light wear except for a short horizontal tear halfway up back edge. Very attractive condition. ; No. 6; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; Full program of the Commencement activities at the University of Tennessee, My 27-31, 1916. Included was a ceremony transferring a tract of land from Knox County and the City of Knoxville to the Agriculture Department at UT. It was named the Cherokee Tract or Farm, but what relationship it had to the Cherokee who inhabited the land I do not know. This is a very attractive program. Sold website 2.22.17 Po... View more info

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Engineering News Magazine : the Incline Railway At Lookout Mountain

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 1888

Seller ID: 11324

Condition: Very Good


The section is disbound from the magazine and one page (p. 9) is loose. I do not know how large the entire magazine was. There is light wear to the edges and the paper is lightly toned. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 18 pages; This disbound section contains an article on the Incline on Lookout Mountain. The article covers pages 2-4 of this January 7, 1888 issue. View more info