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The Southern Appalachian Region Hitherto Untold Stories

By: Reynolds, T. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10246

Condition: Good+


White wraps with photograph of Whitesides Mountain in green tint along with green lettering. Some soiling on wraps along with edge and corner wear including a diagonal crease on front right top corner. Spine has a crease and will open flat. Some rubbing on spine. However, the book is square and the binding is secure. Interior is still near fine. This copy is close to very good minus. ; Vol. 1; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Signed on title page. S... View more info

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High Lands

By: Reynolds, T. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Highlands NC, Thurlow Weed Reynolds: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14005

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light green wraps with photograph of old cabin and black titles. Wraps sho some toning and light wear. Spine is neitjer cracked nor creased. Interior has a few dogears. Square and securely bound, a solid copy. Besides giving much local history of the area in and around Highlands NC, Reynolds also gives a number of detailed auto tours on backroads in the Highlands area. Most of these tours can still be followed. Great resource on the Highlands area as it was a half-centur... View more info

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Moore County North Carolina 1747 - 1847

By: Robinson, Blackwell P.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Southern Pines, Moore County Historical Association: 1956

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11397

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Green cloth over boards with gilt titles on spine. Book has some very light and small light spots on edges, not particularly noticeable, but there. Jacket has a slightly sunned spine and a small tear at bottom of spine on back. Overall square and securely bound; quite attractive. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages View more info

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The Mockingbird in the Gum Tree A Literary Gallimaufry

By: Rubin, Louis D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10284

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 272 pages; Signed with brief dedication on title page. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Storm over the States

By: Sanford, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11600

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book has very light shelf wear and light aging on foredges. Jacket is similar to book but has a short tear on the back at the top of the spine. Jacket now in mylar. Attractive copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Study of the role of the states in the governance of the United States by a Democratic Governor of North Carolina, back when the South still had Democrats. This copy is signed and inscribed at the bottom of the ffep. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The State :Down Home in North Carolina

By: Sharpe, Bill and Carl Goerch (eds. and pubs.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raleigh, The State Co.: 1956

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11839


Stapled pictorial wraps with darker sepia titles. Edge, corner and surface wear with some chips and one stain on bottom edge. Larger tear on corner of back edge. Magazine is square and securely bound and interior is in excellent condition. ; #6; Vol. 24; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages; Long time NC magazine. Articles on Nantahala, from Murphy to Manteo, NC State Parks, Confederate Gilbert Elliott and much more. Many ads. North Carolina in 1956, ... View more info

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Angulations Faceting Step by Step, The Beginner's Handbook

By: Sherman, Dr. Joseph J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Asheville, Biltmore Press, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10293

Condition: Very Good


Overall, light , general wear and aging. Light toning. Square and securely bound. ; Color and B&W Photographs, B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 pages; Signed by author with inscription on inside of front cover. Sherman was a licensed, Commercial Gem Cutter in Franklin, NC. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Gems in the Rough (North Carolina stones you are looking for)

By: Sherman, Dr. Joseph J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Asheville, Biltmore Press, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10294

Condition: Very Good-


Overall, light , general wear and aging. Light toning. Some minor soiling. Two phone numbers written on title page. Square and securely bound. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Signed by author on inside of front cover. Herman was a licensed, Commercial Gem Cutter in Franklin, NC. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Secrets of Creative Stone Cutting Cabachoning

By: Sherman, Dr. Joseph J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Franklin, Groves Printing Co. / Self-Published: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10295

Condition: Very Good-


Overall, light , general wear and aging. Light toning. Round stain on inside of front cover (silver-dollar sized) ; affects nothing else. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Signed by author on inside of front cover. Sherman was a licensed, Commercial Gem Cutter in Franklin, NC. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Franklin Hotel Brevard , N. C. , Rate Card

By: Shipman, Miss Annie L. , Manager

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brevard, Franklin Hotel: 1950

Seller ID: 11886

Condition: Near Fine


Real Photo Post Card that has been made into a Rate Card for the Franklin Hotel in Brevard, NC. The printing on the reverse, shows through to the front slightly. Other wise, the card is near pristine. ; B&W Photographs; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages; I date this card to around 1950, though it could be earlier. View more info

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Here to Get My Baby out of Jail

By: Shivers, Louise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12572

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket are unused. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 141 pages; Shivers first novel. This is the first British printing. View more info

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The Significance of History in a Democracy : an Address Delivered At the Unveiling of the Monument to the Muse of History on the Guilford Battle Ground Near Greensboro, N. C. , July 3, 1909

By: Smith, C. Alphonso

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, Edwards & Broughton Printing: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11357

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, gray wraps with black titles. Sunned along spine, front and rear with light wear and aging otherwise. ; Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission, Bulletin No. 6; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11 pages View more info

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Saving Grace

By: Smith, Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12313

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only very light shelf wear. Remainder mark on top foredge. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 273 +Notes pages; Novel by this popular North Carolina writer. View more info

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Southern Coal Co. Blotter

By: Southern Coal Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Asheville, Southern Coal: 1921

Seller ID: 11505

Condition: Very Good


White blotter with color illustration and black type, including a calendar for May, 1921. Light edge and corner wear but some toning on surface and a stain or sunned area on the right quarter. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 1 pages; There is a poem above the company name that is a variation on "This little piggy." The brand name was Monarch Coal. View more info

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The Men of the Mountains

By: Spaulding, Arthur W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Southern Publishing Association: 1915

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10291

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with white titles and pictorial decoration. Some edge and corner wear. Some light fading to titles and decoration. Book is square and securely bound. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Study of Southern Appalachian people and culture. View more info

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The Smokies Guide

By: Stephens, George Myers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Asheville, The Stephens Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11441

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial wraps with red and white titles. Light edge and corner wear with general exterior toning and aging. Square with a secure binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Nice guide to the Smokies. It has been reprinted a number of times. View more info

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For the Beauty of the Mountains

By: Stover, Virginia Hendrix

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cullman, Modernistic Printers Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11889

Condition: Good+


Perfect bound with pictorial wraps and black type. Light edge and corner wear but some kind of brownish stain on top third, front and back. This stain does not affect the interior and was probably the result of a spill. Without stain the book would be VG+. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages; Stover, of Jasper Alabama, has signed with "God Bless" on title page. Book is fictionalized account of her travels to the North Carolina and Tennessee mountains. ; Signed... View more info

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"Sold American!" -- the First Fifty Years

By: The American Tobacco Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The American Tobacco Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8293

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, especially along spine gutters wher red color is lost in spots. Light bumps on corners. Oversized volume is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages; History of American Tobacco Company produced by the same company. Business card of Edmund A. Harvey, Vice-President in Charge of Sales, attached to ffep. View more info

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Theobold's Cafe and Candy Kitchen Advertising Fan

By: Theobold, L. M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Asheville, Theobold's Cafe: 1900

Seller ID: 11513

Condition: Good


Beige fan top with stick removed; red titles and color illustration of elegant woman on back. There is damage at the bottom where the stick was remove but no real loss. Toning, soiling, and wear but still rather attractive. ; Color Illustration; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1 pages; I date this fan as ca. 1900 but I suspect that it is really from the 1890's. L. M. Theobold operated his Cafe and Candy Kitchen at 28 Patton Avenue in Asheville from 1889 into the 20th century. ... View more info

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North Carolina: Variety Vacationland

By: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1950

Seller ID: 11366

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial wraps with some light edge, corner and surface wear but no tears of or checks. Still asquare with a secure binding. No publishing information. ; B&W and Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Tourism booklet for North Carolina with no publication information. Based on cars and swimsuits, I would say that this comes from the 1940's, maybe early 50's. View more info

A Greeting from the Mountains and Valleys of Western North Carolina: Pen and Camera Description of the Land of the Sky

By: Unknown

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Asheville, J. F. MacFarland: 1900

Seller ID: 11362

Condition: Very Good-


Cord tied, pictorial wraps with ornate black titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear including chips and scuffs along with some soiling or ages on wraps. Original cord still present and book is square with a secure binding. Interior is excellent. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Not dated, but comes from ca. 1900. This is one of many similar view books of Western North Carolina published during the early twentieth century. View more info

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Western North Carolina Since the Civil War

By: Van Noppen, Ina W. and John J. Van Noppen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boone, Appalachian Consortium Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10290

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has some edge wear at spine extremities and along bottom. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 437 pages; Signed by both authors with inscription on title page. ; Signed by All Authors View more info

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This Week in the "Land of the Sky"

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Asheville, Miller Printing Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 11360

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, pictorial wraps with white titles on blue background with photo of Looking Glass Rock. Some edge, corner and surface wear and front right corner clipped away. Still square with secure binding. ; Vol. 36, No. 42; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages View more info

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The North Carolina Forestry Association Report of Seventh Annual Convention

By: Various

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Forestry Association: 1917

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14762

Condition: Very Good


Stapled tan wraps with black titles. Light general wear and aging with an old, light dampstain on the upper left corner of several of the last few pages, not affecting text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages View more info

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North Carolina Poetry

By: Walser, Richard Gaither

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, Garrett & Massie Incorporated: 1941

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14543

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


One library stamp on ffep but no other marks or library indicators at all. Rust-colored cloth with black titles and decoration on spine. Light edge and corner wear with some light stray marks on surface and expected aging. Square and securely bound. Selection of North Carolina poets arranged in chronological order. Includes Olive Tilford Dargan, Paul Green and some of Thomas Wolfe's poetic prose. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 196 pages View more info