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Image for Program of the Fifth Annual Session of the Baptist Training School for Sunday School Workers, Nashville, Tenn. Oct. 30 - Nov. 6, 1910

Program of the Fifth Annual Session of the Baptist Training School for Sunday School Workers, Nashville, Tenn. Oct. 30 - Nov. 6, 1910

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, 1910

Seller ID: 7615

Condition: Good+


Gray wraps with red lettering. Wraps have much edge and corner wear. Spine is partially split but still attached. Interioris in excellent shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; This program, which begins on page 13, is preceded by photographs of all the instructors for the Sunday School workers. Quite a compendium of Baptist dignitaries of Tennessee in 1910. View more info

Image for Progressive Knoxville 1903 The Metropolis of Eastern Tennessee

Progressive Knoxville 1903 The Metropolis of Eastern Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Redpath Publishing Company: 1903

Seller ID: 8015

Condition: Very Good


Wraps have many tears and chips and may have been reattached to booklet at some point. Otherwise the booklet has originl ribbons and, I presume, all pages. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 54 pages; View book of with many B&W photographs of Knoxville homes, businesses and attractions from the turn of the 20th century. Uncommon Knoxville view book. View more info

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Souvenir of Chattanooga Tennessee

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, T. H Payne & Company: 1913

Seller ID: 8048

Condition: Very Good-


Some scuffs on wraps. Light edge and corner wear and overall aging. Square and securely bound . Excellent interior. ; Color Post Card Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; View book of Chattanooga Tennessee and vicinity -- Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Signal Mountain -- from post card images produced by Curt Teich & Co. Of Chicago. The only date is 1913 by what is supposed to be a contemporary image of Chattanooga. This particular copy could date from then or from a few years later. View more info

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Knoxville Woman's Club 1952-53

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Master Printers: 1952

Seller ID: 6753

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


General soiling to wraps, light wear along edges, 1" spot on front where sticker was removed, pages toned. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 154 pages; Members, committees, by-laws, etc. for 1952-53. Many ads for Knoxville businesses. View more info

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County and Municipal Officials of Tennessee - 1940

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee State Planning Commission: 1940

Seller ID: 6329

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


This book is a discard from the Chattanooga Public Library. It was in the Reference section and has no card pocket, but it is lstamped "Discard" in several places. Originally, the spine was blank, and the library neatly stencilled the title and reserve number there by hand. Thereis some edge and corner wear, a little damage at the bottom of the spine, and some soiling on the front (see scan). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 90 pages; This book was issued by the State of Tennessee to list the county and city officials for the entire state. The interior pages appear to be typecript, thoug... View more info

Image for Alvin Hawkins, Governor of Tennessee, Signed Commission to Nathaniel G. Taylor, 1882

Alvin Hawkins, Governor of Tennessee, Signed Commission to Nathaniel G. Taylor, 1882

By: (Alvin Hawkins, Nathaniel G. Taylor, David Alexander Dunn)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Nashville, State of Tennessee: 1882

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16512


This large, folio-sized, partially-printed document is a Commission for Justice of the Peace in Hamblen County, Tennessee. It is signed by Alvin Hawkins, Governor of Tennessee 1880-1882; Nathaniel G. Taylor (on verso of Commission), antebellum US Congressman from Tennessee; and David Alexander Dunn, Secretary of State. Nathaniel G. Taylor was the scion of the well-known Taylor family of Tennessee. Two of his sons were Governors and his great grandson was the novelist, Peter Taylor. The Commission is in quite attractive condition with fold lines but almost no other wear or aging. The signature... View more info

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The Blount Journal, 1790-1796

By: (Blount, William)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennnessee Historical Commission: 1955

Edition: Facsimile; First Printing

Seller ID: 11267

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Green cloth over boards with gilt titles and line decorations. Light wear and aging, especially on foredges. Book is square and binding is secure. No dustjacket issued. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 157 pages; Blount was the Governor of the Tennessee Territory. This facsimile is printed in sepia tones and includes Blount's corrections. View more info

Image for George Washington Campbell, Autograph on John Randolph Document, 1806, Tennessee

George Washington Campbell, Autograph on John Randolph Document, 1806, Tennessee

By: (Campbell, George Washington)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington DC, A. & C. Way, Printers: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16507


This is a disbound pamphlet entitled Mr. John Randolph's Motion. It is dated February 24, 1806. It is signed under Randolph's printed name by G. W. Campbell, a well-known early Tennessee politician. The pamphlet has some wear along the edges and is almost split in two on the fold. It is also toned. The autograph is bold and in NF condition. George Washington Campbell served in the US House of Representatives from 1805-1809, was a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1809-1811, served in the US Senate from 1811-1818 -- a term briefly interrupted by his appointment as Secretary of the Treas... View more info

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Chattanooga

By: (Joliffe, John)

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Wrightson & Co. , Printers: 1858

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12655

Condition: Good


Brown, blindstamped cloth with faded gilt titles on spine. Much corner wear with boards showing and loss at top and bottom of spine. Some edge wear also but still square and securely bound. Overall, this is still a solid copy. Anti-slavery novel set in Chattanooga Tennessee. Written by John Joliffe though he is not listed in the book. Wright II 1365.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages View more info

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Neill Smith Brown, Tennessee Governor, Autograph on Land Grant, 1849

By: (Neill S. Brown)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nashville, State of Tennessee: 1849

Seller ID: 16511


This is an 1849, Tennessee Land Grant to Lot Akin of Decatur County. It is signed by N. S. Brown (Neill Smith Brown) the Governor of Tennessee and by W. B. A. Ramsey, the Secretary of State. Neill Brown was Governor from 1847-1849. W. B. A. Ramsey was the brother of John Ramsey who wrote the well-known Annals of Tennessee. The Document has a good bit of wear on edges and folds with some small holes on the fold lines. It is toned with some foxing. Neil Brown's signature is large and in excellent condition. Ramsey's is slightly smaller but also in very attractive condition. Nice piece for displa... View more info

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Historic Homes of the "Old South"

By: (No Author)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, The American National Bank: 1941

Seller ID: 12802

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, off-white, textured wraps with black titles. Some light aging and/or soiling, interior and exterior. Very light edge and corner wear. Attractive copy. ; B&W Drawings; Oblong 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; Unpaginated pages; Very small booklet with drawings and descriptions of historic homes, mostly in Tennessee, but some from throughout the South. View more info

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Prentice Cooper, Autographed Card, Tennessee Governor

By: (Prentice Cooper)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Prentice Cooper: ca. 1940

Seller ID: 16517

Condition: Near Fine


4 1/2 X 3 1/2 card with gold foil Great Seal of Tennessee attached and signed by Former Governor of that state, Prentice Cooper. Cooper served from 1939-1945. The card has light age toning and wear. Overall near fine. ; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages View more info

Image for Prentice Cooper, Autographed Card, Tennessee Governor

Prentice Cooper, Autographed Card, Tennessee Governor

By: (Prentice Cooper)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nashville, Prentice Cooper: ca. 1940

Seller ID: 16518

Condition: Very Good+


5X3 card signed by Former Governor of Tennessee, Prentice Cooper. Cooper served from 1939-1945. The card has light age toning and wear with an indentation from a paper clip top center. Overall VG+ to NF. ; 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Voter Registration Form, Shelby County, Tennessee, 1869

By: (Shelby County Tennessee)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shelby County, Tennessee, State of Tennessee: 1869

Seller ID: 16513


This is a Reconstruction-era Voter Registration form from Shelby County, Tennessee (Memphis). It has white print on a green background and is dated 1869. The form is for J. T. Willis and is signed by John P. Bouchner who was the Commissioner of Registration. The form has some light fold lines, some edge and corner wear, and some very small holes. Overall it is quite attractive and could be displayed. ; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Voter Registration Form, Shelby County, Tennessee, 1868

By: (Shelby County Tennessee)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shelby County, Tennessee, State of Tennessee: 1868

Seller ID: 16514


This is a Reconstruction-era Voter Registration form from Shelby County, Tennessee (Memphis). It has white print on a green background and is dated 1869. The form is for J. T. Willis and is signed by John P. Bouchner who was the Commissioner of Registration. The form has some light fold lines, some edge and corner wear, and some very small holes. Overall it is quite attractive and could be displayed. ; B&W Illustrations (Abraham Lincoln; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 1 pages View more info

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Footnotes from the Dust-Bins of History

By: Addison, Stephen O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland TN, Self-Published: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7136

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial wraps. Light corner bumps. Light soiling or toning here and there on wraps (see scan). Square and securely bound; appears to be unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; A collection of historical events and stories that the author finds interesting. These stories are, in fact, worth reading. Interesting pastiche, collected over a lifetime. Se veral relate to native Americans and early exploration. Author is from Cleveland Tennessee. Signed on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

A Death in the Family

By: Agee, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, McDowell, Obolensky: 1957

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 12493

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Book has light edge and corner wear; still square and securely bound. Jacket has edge, corner and surface wear but still grades close to very good minus. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages; Agee's posthumously published novel. View more info

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Simple Annals

By: Allen, Robert Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14374

ISBN: 1568580908

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Book appears unread; jacket has no noticeable wear. First book by Allen, who grew up in isolation, never entering a classroom untill he went to Bethel College in Tennessee at age 32. He is now a college professor and writer. First Edition. First Printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages View more info

A History of the Mansion

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tennessee, Forestry: N.D.

Seller ID: 12952

Condition: Very Good+


Staples pictorial wraps. Very light wear and aging with some soiling/aging on back wrap, which is plain white. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Frontispiece; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 13 pages; Brief but informative booklet on the Mansion constructed by Elisha Johnson near Tellico Plains TN two decades before the Civil War. I would guess that the booklet came from the Mansion itself or the Forestry Service. Sold website 2.22.17 Porter View more info

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Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution, Pamphlet Number One Compiled from Pension Statements

By: Armstrong, Zella

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chattanooga, Lookout Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7725

Condition: Very Good


This copy has light edge and corner wear. The date of publication is stamped on the front wrap, which may have been done on all copies. Not paginated. ; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; This is the first volume of a set of six that were published individually over a number of years. Author Armstrong is not listed on this volume though she is on subsequent volumes. This is a relatively scarce pamphlet with much interesting information, consisting of brief biographies of various Tennessee participants in the Revolution.. View more info

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Nashville : the Home of History Makers

By: Beard, William E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Nashville, Civitan Club of Nashville, Tennessee: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11389


Gray wraps with black titles. Wraps are soiled and toned -- spine is sunned. Wraps also have some edge and corner wear, though mostly light, no loss. Interior has less significant aging and soiling. Overall, this copy is square and securely bound, a solid copy of a fragile book. ; Thick Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 93 pages; This first edition seems to have been printed in limited numbers. Twenty-three copies in libraries according to WorldCat. View more info

Image for Old Tales Retold Or Perils and Adventures of Tennessee Pioneers

Old Tales Retold Or Perils and Adventures of Tennessee Pioneers

By: Bond, Octavia Zollicoffer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Smith and Lamar, Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church South: 1909

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 5660

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some soiling on covers, sunned and faded spine, bookstore sticker (Whiteville TN) on front pastedown, owner's name on ffep, light edge and corner wear. G+ to VG-. Interesting stories of the Tennessee mountains and their history. ; This book appears to be a first printing, even though it is dated 1909. The copyright is 1900 and the first edition was from 1906, but it appears that the publishers put the date on the front of the title page as 190 and simply added a digit for the year in which the book was sold. Early copies of this book (before the 1941 reprint) are scarce. ; B&W Illustrations; ... View more info

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The Call of the Mountains

By: Boykin, Elizabeth Jones

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance and Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16487

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


The book has generally light edge, corner and surface wear. On the front spine edge there are a few small holes in the cloth that are possibly from insect damage.The jacket has one large chip on the front bottom edge and several other smaller ones. The horizontal line at the top is reflection from mylar, in the scan only. This is a novel, set in the Tennessee mountains, of a widow's travails with a corrupt judge whose advances she has rebuffed. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 116 pages View more info

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Songs from the South

By: Boyle, Virginia Frazer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Memphis, S. C. Toof & Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10412

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light blue covers with darker blue backstrip. Titles in darker blue. Some wear and soiling on front with one scuff in backstrip. Boo is square with a tight, secure binding. Book is signed and dated on front pastedown by Hunt Phelan, whom I take to be a member of the well-known Tennessee family for whom the Hunt-Phelan house in Memphis is partially named. Author was commissioned Poet Laureate by several Confederate memorial organizations. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 81 pages View more info

Image for Speech of Hon. Reese B Brabson of Tennessee on the State of the Union; Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 2, 1861

Speech of Hon. Reese B Brabson of Tennessee on the State of the Union; Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 2, 1861

By: Brabson, Reese B.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Reese B. Brabson: 1861

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16222


Folded, unopened, self-wraps, printed 2 sided on a 4-page broadside. This copy is in G+ to VG- condition with minor foxing / toning a small area of loss on the outside edge (see scan), and a note in ink at the top front that reads, "Boyhood friend of John H. Reagan." Uncommon original copy of the State of the Union address delivered by the Honorable Reese B. Brabson (1870 - 1863), U.S. Congressman from the State of Tennessee, on March 2, 1861 in the U.S. House of Representatives. (WorldCat locates only 4 copies of this speech in libraries. Brabson's speech was made in response to the southern... View more info