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The Alabama Historical Quarterly Summer, 1976

By: Howard, Milo B., Jr. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montgomery, Alabama State Department of Archives and History: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15434

Condition: Near Fine


tan wraps with black titles. Some minor wear at corners. Still square and securely bound, a nearly fine copy. This issue features articles on Simon Suggs, Florence University for Women, the Eufaula riots during reconstruction, and a history of Republican attempts to break the Democratic Party hold on the South which focusses on Julian Harris (the son of Joel Chandler Harris) and his work for better race relations in the South. There are several other articles as well. ; ... View more info

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Monroeville Literary Capital of Alabama

By: McCoy, Kathy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Charleston, Arcadia Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9902

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial wraps have only light, general wear. Book is square with a secure binding . ; Images of America; B&W Photographs and Post Cards; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 127 pages; Pictures of Monroeville AL home of Harper Lee and sometime residence of Truman Capote. View more info

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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-Bags, and Other Lectures

By: Milburn, William Henry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Derby & Jackson: 1857

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8949

Condition: Very Good


Ebossed brown cloth with faded gilt titles on spine. Spine is sunned and there is light edge wear and bumped corners. Former owner's name on first two free endpapers. Book is square and securely bound, a solid and attractive copy. Milburn was a Methodist circuit rider who spent a number of years as the Chaplain of Congress. This book is a series of essays on the "Old Southwest" especially Alabama and Mississippi with some information on Creeks, Choctaw and Chicka... View more info

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Betsy Hamilton Southern Character Sketches

By: Moore, Idora McClellan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Atlanta, The Dickert Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8873

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Deep green boards with gilt titles. Some wear on edges and corners. The book had a long ago dampstain along the bottom edge that shows up on close inspection and has caused very slight bowing along that edge. Other wise this copy is square with a secure binding. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 204 pages; Character sketches by Moore using hers persona of Betsy Hamilton, a plain-spoken woman from the country. Signed on the ffep by Moore with "Betsy Ham... View more info

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Montgomery, the Heart of the South

By: No Author

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Montgomery, Littell McClung: N.D.

Seller ID: 12998

Condition: Good


Gray cardboard viewbook of Montgomery, Alabama. Tipped on photographs on each page. Much wear on wrap edges and spine. Wraps are almost parted on spine but still hold in the center and entire book is held together with original binding string. Interior pages show some age-toning on edges but all photos are present Including final foldout page of Camp Sheridan. Overall, wraps are fragile but interior pages are sound, complete and attractive. ; B&W Photographs; Oblong 8vo ... View more info

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Transactions of the Alabama Historical Sociey 1897-1898

By: Owen, Thomas McAdory, editor

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Historical Society: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6101

Condition: Good+


Library label has been removed fron spine. Spine is scuffed and frayed at head and foot, corners bumped, some wear to cloth boards. Front and back hinges beginning to crack, pages yellowed, some signatures uncut. ; Includes a letter from Owen to the Free Public Library in Newark, NJ, thanking them for their purchase of this book. It has a New Jersey Historical Society bookplate on the front endpaper, stamped Deaccsessioned. Since many of the pages are still uncut, it did... View more info

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Tales of the Hills and Hollows

By: Parker, Price

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Athens AL, Self-Published: N.D.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13085

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, beige wraps with drawing of Confederate cavalryman, black titles. Some toning along spine with several small spots running parallel to spine, see scan. Otherwise only very light wear and aging. Square with a secure binding. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages; Written by the Sports Editor of the Athens News Courier, these are stories of the Civil War, boom towns and early days in North Alabama. Uncommon book of Alabama history. View more info

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History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the Earliest Period

By: Pickett, Albert James

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Birmingham Book and Magazine Co: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7366

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light general wear. Square with a secure binding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 685 pages; Reprint copy of Pickett's famous history, which deals with Georgia as well. View more info

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History of Alabama And Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the Earliest Period

By: Pickett, Albert James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Birmingham Book and Magazine Co.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light green covers with very light edge and corner wear. Looks as if something has nibbled on top left corner. Book is squae and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 685 pages; This is a reprint of the 1851 edition. Important work on the early history of the deep South. Much about Indians, DeSoto, wars and more. View more info

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History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the Earliest Period

By: Pickett, Albert James

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Sheffield, AL, Robert C. Randolph: 1896

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13664

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Worn boards and spine, Tear at head of spine, pages slightly toned, small tear on ffep. This book was in the Denver Public Library and is liberally marked with stamps, pocket, cards, date due slip, etc. Dewey Decimal # on spine. Hinges have been reinforced with cloth tape front and back; book is now square and binding, while somewhat loose. Has no parting or tears. ; Pickett's History was originally published in 1851, and the copyright renewed in 1873.; Ex-Library; B&W F... View more info

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The Conestoga Wagon

By: Sheehan, Elizabeth Winston

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cynthiana, KY, The Hobson Book Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7655

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ has about 1/4" loss at head and foot of spine, wear to the folds, spine is tanned, seveal small chips and tears on edges. In additon to the author's inscription and signature on the fep, there is a long gift inscription to a forner owner. ; By a former owner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; This is a collection of three historical stories for children, set in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, by a well known Montgomery Alabama writer. There is an inscription a... View more info

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Hillbilly Realist : Herman Clarence Nixon of Possum Trot

By: Shouse, Sarah Newman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10985

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book appears almost new and unread. Jacket has a sunned spine and an old, light crease on the front. Jacket has little wear otherwise. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages; Signed with inscription on ffep by "Clarence's boy," who, I think is probably Clarence Nixon's younger son. ; Signed by Associated View more info

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Trying Times Alabama Photographs, 1917-1945

By: Thomason, Michael V. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5483

ISBN: 0-8173-0254-9

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Former owner's name on half title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; Intresting collection of photos from WWI through WWII View more info

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Drifting Sands of Party Politics

By: Underwood, Oscar W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Century Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9934

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Deep olive green covers with gilt titles. B ook is square and securely bound with almost no edge and corner wear. Some aging on foredges and former owner's name in ink on ffep. Very attractive copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 422 pages; Underwood was a one-time senator from Alabama View more info