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Songs Merry and Sad

By: McNeill, John Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1932

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12533

Condition: Very Good


Green wraps with green titles on black rectangles with white cotton boll pattern. This copy has some light wear and aging. Sunned spine but book is square and securely bound. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 106 pages; McNeill was well-known in North Carolina and much of the South. He wrote some dialect poetry but mostly work that evoked his childhood and the rural South. This is a softcover reprint of the 1906 original. View more info

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Songs Merry and Sad

By: McNeill, John Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlotte, Stone & Barringer Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12571

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with title on paper rectangle. Covers have wear and mottling. Interior has foxing and top third of second free endpaper is torn away. Rear free endpaper loose at very bottom. Still square with a secure binding. Reading copy. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 106 pages; McNeill was well-known in North Carolina and much of the South. He wrote some dialect poetry but mostly work that evoked his childhood and the rural South. View more info

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The Carolina Mountains

By: Morley, Margaret W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1913

Edition: First Edition; Special

Seller ID: 8585

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Book is bound in wool over hopsack-like cloth. This was either a special or a custom binding. Some moth holes are in the cloth here and there -- see scan for a sample. Otherwise, the book is square and shows light, general aging. Former owner's name in pencil on the half title. ; Color Plates & B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages; Well-known book on the North Carolina Mountains by a writer who was based in Saluda at the time. Many beautiful color plates... View more info

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North Carolina: a General Sketch of its Surface, Climate, Productions, Institutions, Etc.

By: North Carolina Board Of Agriculture

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Raleigh, P. M. Hale: 1886

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11358

Condition: Very Good


Softcover bound in the original light blue printed wrappers. Light, general wear with some small slits along spine. Book is square and binding seems secure but is a bit suspect because of slits. Library call number stamp on front top left and a print stamp for the Filed Musieum just below North Carolina. The title page has the same Filed Museum stamp and a small embossure that read Field Columbial Museum Library and has a small bust of Columbus. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - ... View more info

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North Carolina College for Women, in Pictures

By: North Carolina College For Women

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greensboro, North Carolina College for Women: 1915

Seller ID: 12196


Cord bound pictorial wraps with embossed titles in gilt and image of main building of college in brick red. Overlapping edges have some wear but overall the book is in VG+ to VG condition. Some pages have brief notes in pencil from a former professor at the college. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; This school is now UNC-Greensboro. It is unpaginated and I do not find a date, though 1915 sounds right based on internal evidence. View more info

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The Southern Appalachians

By: Ogburn, Charlton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5800

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has light toning around edges. Square and securely bound copy. Jacket has edge and wear including a small tears and very light corner bumps. ; B&W Photographs; 245 pages; A personal account of the writer's experiences in the Southern Appalachian mountains, particularly North Carolina. (Ogburn is more famous for his writing on the Shakespeare Authorship question. He thought Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays that Shakespeare wrote. ) View more info

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The Southern Appalachians

By: Ogburn, Charlton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10282

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has light toning around edges. Square and securely bound copy. Jacket has light wear with two small scrapes near bottom of spine. ; B&W Photographs; 245 pages; A personal account of the writer's experiences in the Southern Appalachian mountains, particularly North Carolina. (Ogburn is more famous for his writing on the Shakespeare Authorship question. He thought Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays that Shakespeare wrote. ) View more info

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Contemporary Poetry of North Carolina

By: Owens, Guy and Mary C. Williams (Eds. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winston - Salem, John F. Blair: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7751

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has light general aging and some light spotting on covers. Jacket has edge and corner wearwith a few small tears and an area with small loss at top of spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 171 pages; Collection of North Carolina poets. Editor Guy Owen was a noted poet and professor at NC State, and his selections here are quite good. Many distinguished poets have come from North Carolina. This copy is signed on the ffep by contributor Ardis Kimzey, who owned the book.... View more info

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Tar Heel Tales

By: Parker, Mattie Erma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7104

Condition: Very Good


Gray wraps with Archives seal. Light overall wear including a small smudge on the front (see scan) and some toning around the edges of the wraps. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 34 pages; This booklet contains eight historical stories of early North Carolina. They were originally used as radio scripts. View more info

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Express Lanes & Country Roads : The Way We lived in North Carolina, 1920-1970

By: Parramore, Thomas C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources / UNC Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12408

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps with black titles. Some light edge, corner and surface wear. Book is square and securely bound. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 110 pages; Nice photographic survey of the past in North Carolina. View more info

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A History of Printing in North Carolina A Detailed Account of the Pioneer Printers, 1749-1800 and of the Edwards & Broughton Company, 1871-1946, Including a Brief Account of the Connecting Period.

By: Paschal, George Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raleigh, Edwards & Broughton Printing: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8726

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue covers with light edge and corner wear. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages; The subtitle says it all. View more info

Image for Mamie A Remembrance: Mamie Dickey Slagle Patton, April 4, 1888 - March 29, 1935

Mamie A Remembrance: Mamie Dickey Slagle Patton, April 4, 1888 - March 29, 1935

By: Patton, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin NC, The House On the Hill: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8301

Condition: Very Good-


Wrappers are lightly soiled and/or age toned. Top left rear corner has been chewed with damage inward to a lessening degree to front top. This damage is relatively minor at rear and almost non-existant as it progresses to the front. Spine is cocked. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Interesting biography of Mamie Patton who was from Franklin NC. Family tree is attached in back of volume. Signed and inscribed by author on ffep. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Story of Henderson County

By: Patton, Sadie Smathers

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Asheville, The Miller Printing Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11478

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth over boards with slightly faded gilt titles on lightly sunned spine. Otherwise book has only light wear and aging. Square and securely bound. Former owner's name written in ink at top of half title. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages; Hendersonville, North Carolina is the county seat of Henderson County, near Asheville. It includes Flat Rock and Carl Sandburg's home. View more info

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A Condensed History of Flat Rock (The Little Charleston of the Mountains)

By: Patton, Sadie Smathers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, Church Printing Company: 1961

Edition: Third Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12413

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green pebbled cloth with gilt titles and photograph of Historical Marker for Flat Rock. B ook has damage on spine and is missing areas at top and bottom, see scan. Otherwise there is only very light wear with some foxing on foredges and interior endpapers. Book is square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 73 pages; This history was published in 1961; there is no other date in this volume, so I'm guessing that this edition is from a... View more info

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Soil Survey Cherokee County, North Carolina

By: Perkins, S. O. and William Gettys

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington DC, United States Department of Agriculture: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10292

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Beige wraps with black titles. Some general wear and aging with some tears on back. . Minor tears on map pockets, but overall in quite nice condition. Map pocket is large and has a wooden block as a bottom spine that has kept it from collapsing or tearing. ; Sries 1941, No. 2; B&W Photographs and Foldout Maps and Charts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages; This soil survey sounds rather dull, but it is accompanied with three large (30 X 52) maps of areas of Cherokee Co... View more info

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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