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Three Pieces of Souvenir Ephemera for Ray R. Myers
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Three Pieces of Souvenir Ephemera for Ray R. Myers " The Armless Musician

by [PERFORMANCE] [MUSIC & MUSICIANS - APPALACHIA] MYERS, Ray R.

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n.d. [1935 -1948]
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No Imprint: For The Author, n.d. [1935 -1948]. Three pieces of promotional ephemera, produced for Ray Myers during the 1940's and later. Comprising: Pamphlet, 23cm x 15cm. Original grey card wraps, titled in black to front wrap. Clean and sharp with a small closed tear to the upper of the fore-edge, not interfering with text. Signed in pencil by… Read more about this item
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The Tenacious Berkeley, Berkleys

The Tenacious Berkeley, Berkleys

by BERKLEY, Earl E.

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First Edition
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1988
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Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Company, 1988. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover; 175pp; illus. Neat ownership signature to front free endpaper, else a fine, unmarked and apparently unread copy. Uncommon genealogy of the Berkley and Berkeley families of West Virginia.
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The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel (Revised and Second Edition)

The Life and Times of Lewis Wetzel (Revised and Second Edition)

by ALLMAN, C.B.

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(1939)
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Nappanee, IN: Press of E.V. Publishing House, (1939). First printing of the revised edition. Octavo (22cm). Red cloth hardcover; dustjacket; xii,236pp; illus. Tight, clean, and textually unmarked copy, Near Fine. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, crisp and clean but with a small (1/8" diameter) marginal loss at base of rear panel, not touching text. Neat ink ownership signature to… Read more about this item
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Reedy 1909-1910 As Reported in the Reedy News. With scenes of Reedy and pictures of some of the citizens in the past

Reedy 1909-1910 As Reported in the Reedy News. With scenes of Reedy and pictures of some of the citizens in the past

by CRAIG, W. Frederick

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First Edition
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1972
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Rochester: Pointer Press, 1972. First Edition. Signed by the author on half-title. Octavo. Printed card wrappers (softcover, as issued); 46pp text plus c.50 leaves of unnumbered photographic plates (halftones). Trivial soil to text block edges, still a tight, Near Fine copy. Scarce municipal history of this small town in Roane County, West Virginia.
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William Preston and the Allegheny Patriots

William Preston and the Allegheny Patriots

by JOHNSON, Patricia Givens

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First Edition
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(1976)
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Pulaski, VA: B.D. Smith Brothers, (1976). First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; xiv,318pp. Fine copy, textually unmarked, tight and straight. In the original dustwrapper, price-clipped else crisp and clean, Very Good or better. Ink gift inscription to front pastedown.
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Our Families: Shuck, Fleshman, Sydenstricker, Smith, Lewis, Kincaid, Keister, et. al. of West Virginia

Our Families: Shuck, Fleshman, Sydenstricker, Smith, Lewis, Kincaid, Keister, et. al. of West Virginia

by SHUCK, Larry G.

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First Edition
Published
1995
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Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Cloth hardcover; 564,(7)pp; illus. Neath ownership signature inside front cover; a few faint spots to cloth; text clean, tight and unmarked. A complete, Very Good or better copy.
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The Violent Years: Simon Kenton and the Ohio-Kentucky Frontier

The Violent Years: Simon Kenton and the Ohio-Kentucky Frontier

by JAHNS, Patricia

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First Edition
Published
1962
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New York: Hastings House, 1962. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 309pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $5.95 on front flap), clean and bright, Near Fine. Ownership signature and private stamp to front endpapers.
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The Mountain Massacre

The Mountain Massacre

by PARKER, G. M. N.

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First Edition
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[1930]
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Bluefield, WV: Country Life, [1930]. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (19.5cm). Blue cloth stamped in gilt, in cream dust jacket; viii,97,[1]pp; Light rubbing to corners and spine ends, mild discoloration to endleaves, else a firm, clean, Near Fine copy. Jacket with mild dustsoil, toning to spine, rubbing to edges, short tear at head neatly mended with paper tape to… Read more about this item
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I Cannot Get You Close Enough: Three Novellas
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I Cannot Get You Close Enough: Three Novellas

by GILCHRIST, Ellen

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First Edition
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1990
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1990. First Edition. First printing. Signed by Gilchrist on title page. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 391pp. Tight, straight copy; small spot of fading at base of spine, else fine. In original dustwrapper, price clipped, lightly edge-rubbed, Very Good or better.
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History of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia

History of Martinsburg and Berkeley County, West Virginia

by ALER, Vernon

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First Edition
Published
1888
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Hagerstown MD: The Mail Publishing Company, 1888. First Edition. 8vo. 23cm x 16cm. Publisher's original black embossed cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board, the machine gilding has dulled over time, particularly to the spine, but the cloth is bright and clean, slight bumping and scuffing to extremities, but a very good, strong, tidy copy. 438pp. Internally… Read more about this item
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Family Linen

Family Linen

by SMITH, Lee

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First Edition
Published
1985
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1985. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Green paper-covered boards; dustjacket; 272pp. Fine, apparently unread copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $14.94 on front flap), crisp, unworn and unfaded. A new-appearing copy.
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Cakewalk

Cakewalk

by SMITH, Lee

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First Edition
Published
1981
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1981. First Edition. First printing. Ocatvo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 256pp. Remainder stamp to upper edge of text block, else a fine copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $12.95 on front flap), crisp, unfaded and unworn. A new-appearing copy. Smith's fifth regularly-published book, a collection of short-stories.
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Fancy Strut

Fancy Strut

by SMITH, Lee

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First Edition
Published
1973
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New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards; dustjacket; 329pp. Tight, clean copy in the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $7.95 on front flap), slightly faded on spine panel. An attractive, Near Fine copy of the author's third novel.
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Phillips Family History. A Brief History of the Phillips Family, beginning with the emigration from Wales, and a detailed genealogy of the descendants of John and Benjamin Phillips, pioneer citizens of Wilson County, Tenn
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Phillips Family History. A Brief History of the Phillips Family, beginning with the emigration from Wales, and a detailed genealogy of the descendants of John and Benjamin Phillips, pioneer citizens of Wilson County, Tenn

by PHILLIPS, Harry

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First Edition
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1935
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Lebanon, TN: The Lebanon Democrat, 1935. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth hardcover; 242,xix pp. Internally clean and unmarked; boards rather soiled and worn, with spine gilt dulled; Good only. A sound working copy of the uncommon first edition.
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Weaving a Common Thread. A HIstory of the Woolen Industry in the Top of the Shenandoah Valley [Signed]

Weaving a Common Thread. A HIstory of the Woolen Industry in the Top of the Shenandoah Valley [Signed]

by JOHNSTON, Wilbur S.

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First Edition
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(1990)
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Winchester, VA: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, (1990). First Edition. Octavo. Cloth hardcover, decoratively titled in gilt; xii,239pp. A previous owner has neatly created a pocket for a private library card inside rear cover, else Fine. Autographed by Wilbur Johnston on title page, also by two other unidentified (and illegible) signers.
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Trans-Allegheny Pioneers. Historical Sketches of the First White Settlers West of the Alleghenies 1748 and After [&c]. Second Edition

Trans-Allegheny Pioneers. Historical Sketches of the First White Settlers West of the Alleghenies 1748 and After [&c]. Second Edition

by HALE, John P.

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1931
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Charleston, WV: Kanawha Valley Publishing Co, 1931. Second edition. Octavo. Brown cloth over beveled boards, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; [xlvi],340pp; illus. Tight, straight copy with a touch of rubbing to extremities; neat ownership signature inside front cover; Near Fine. Second Edition, with a new Preface by Charles H. Enicks. The first edition was published in… Read more about this item
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Mountain and Stream Songs of the Virginias
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Mountain and Stream Songs of the Virginias

by MURRILL, Howard Agassiz

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First Edition
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1918
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Nashville: Publishing House of the M.E. Church, 1918. First Edition. Inscribed on front endpaper: "To my friends Rev & Mrs. L.S. Rudisill / with compliments of the author," signed, undated but apparently contemporary with publication. First printing. 12mo. Red cloth hardcover, titled in gilt on front cover; 91pp; frontispiece portrait and one inserted photographic plate (halftone). Clean, tight and… Read more about this item
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Legends of the Ohio Valley; or Thrilling Incients of Indian Warfare. Truth Stranger Than Fiction [Fifth Edition]

Legends of the Ohio Valley; or Thrilling Incients of Indian Warfare. Truth Stranger Than Fiction [Fifth Edition]

by McMECHEN, James H.

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1888
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Wheeling, WV: West Virginia Printing Co, 1888. Fifth edition. 16mo. Original printed paper wrappers; iv,[5]-108pp. Deaccessioned library copy, with old perforated stamp (Free Public Library, New Haven) to title page; ink accession number to first page of text; professional cloth-tape reinforcements to hinges (internal). Still a very nicely preserved copy in the original wrappers, with no other institutional or… Read more about this item
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Beyond Dark Hills: A Personal Story

Beyond Dark Hills: A Personal Story

by STUART, Jesse

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First Edition
Published
1938
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc, 1938. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); coarse green cloth boards, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; light green topstain; dustjacket; [12],13-399,[1]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, subtle offsetting to endpapers along the gutters; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), gently sunned and dust-soiled, modestly edgeworn,… Read more about this item
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Men of the Mountains [Inscribed]
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Men of the Mountains [Inscribed]

by STUART, Jesse

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First Edition
Published
1941
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1941. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); beige cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in green and dark brown; dustjacket; [12],13-349,[3]pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "Riverton, KY / March 5th, 1942 / To hank and Kitty Weaver with best wishes from John and Harriet Weaver and with… Read more about this item
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