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So Red the Rose
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So Red the Rose

By Young, Stark

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful green cloth stamped in blind design with bright gilt design (a rose wreath) and lettering on the spine and front board. The original dust jacket is not price clipped; faded edges and spine with surface and corner tip wear, now in clear archival cover. 431 pp. So Red the Rose (1934), Young's novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. “If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will find them here, glowing with that same vitality which was theirs in life.” New York Times. In 1935 it was adapted as a film of the same name directed by King Vidor and starring Margaret Sullavan. ; 8vo .

$22.50

P.T.A. Interpretations of Food
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P.T.A. Interpretations of Food

By Miller, Mrs. J.D. (Editor)

Atlanta, GA: Walter W. Brown. Very Good. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. 781 pp. All extremities worn; clean text block. Black and white photographs with local and national adverts. This wide ranging manual was aimed at the mother-homemaker (ampliphied by the gift inscription is "I found this helpful, Love Mother.") Recipe contributors are credited. Of interest are the chapters offering advice on hygiene and nutrition to the pregnant woman and for the sick child; offering symptoms and diet for various illnesses and diseases. Promotions of the electronic dishwasher, mixer and pressure cooker are found along with plans for creating a BBQ pit with corresponding recipes. Miller was the Director of the Home Serice Department of the Georgia Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Department of Parent-Teacher Associations formed within National Congress in 1907 with Georgia becoming a member in 1926. ; 8vo .

$30.00

COUNTRY COOKIN'
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COUNTRY COOKIN'

By Hulst, David & Tommie

Myrtle Beach, SC: DAVID H. HULST U.S.A.. Very Good+. 1970. Softcover. B00P09RRQQ . Illustrated by David Hulst. A nice collection of recipes and anecdotes from the Southern States. Sections: Appetizers and Beverages; Meats; Wild Game; Biscuits and Breads; Seafood; Vegetables and Side Dishes; Salads; Desserts; Miscellaneous; Passing of the Backhouse. Recipes include such classics as: Hominy Bread, Hoe Cake, Spoon Bread, Ham and Red Eye Gravy, Pheasant Stew, Turtle Soup, Persimmon Pudding and more. Minor corner wear. Back cover gifting block "This book is From" is inscribed. ; 60 pages .

$7.50

Honor Bright
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Honor Bright

By Keyes, Frances Parkinson

New York: Julian Messner, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author. Dark blue cloth with a lovely pastedown which matches the dust jacket; faded top edge of cover and spine (correlated with chipped DJ.). The dust jacket is chipped and edge worn. Pictorial endpages. Now in an archival cover. ; 8vo .

$52.50

Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns
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Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns

By Harington, Donald

San Diego, New York & London: Harcourt. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0151501009 . 490 pp. 67 B&W photographs and 12 maps. General edge soil and wear. Not price clipped. "(Harington's) book is the story of communities that aspired to dignity and achieved serenity." The towns are located in Arkansas, and the book offers an intriguing travel log of the state, but the story could be of any area or state in the U.S. founded in prosperous days dwindling to a church, post office, general store or gas station along with a few ramshackle houses. ; 9.50 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 490 pages .

$9.00

Georgia Bottoms
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Georgia Bottoms

By CHILDRESS, Mark

New York: Little, Brown. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0316033049 . Signed by author, w/ original Alabama Booksmith signed First Edition Club certificate laid in. Fine in Fine jacket with just a bear amount of wear on the tail spine edge. "Another Laugh-out-loud Southern classic!" Fannie Flagg. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$52.50

Martin Johnson Heade in Florida
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Martin Johnson Heade in Florida

By Favis, Roberta Smith

University Press of Florida. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 081302661x . Slight soil on edge else FINE in Fine Dust Jacket. The life and artistic career of Martin Johnson Heade (1819-1904). Combining the writings with the biography and art of Heade, the author captures a vital early chapter in the history of art in Florida and establishes the importance of Heade as an early advocate for the preservation of the state's natural resources. Illustrated with 58 black and white figures and 15 full page color plates. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall .

$22.50

The Store (Library Alabama Classics)
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The Store (Library Alabama Classics)

By Stribling, T. S.

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Univ. Of Alabama Press. Near Fine. 1994. Second Printing. Softcover. 0817302514 . NEAR FINE stated 2nd printing. "A stirring novel of the post=Reconstruction South" With an introduction by Randy K. Cross ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Life On The Mississippi
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Life On The Mississippi

By Twain, Mark

New York: Book-Of-The-Month Club. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. BCD 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi
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Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi

By Wells, Dean Faulkner

Westminister, Maryland: Crown Publishers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0307591042 . Signed by author on the title page with documentation. Mint. UNREAD. From the book ""Over the generations, my family can claim nearly every psychological aberration," (she notes). "Narcissism and nymphomania, alcoholism and anorexia, agoraphobia, manic depression, paranoid schizophrenia. There have been thieves, adulterers, sociopaths, killers, racists, liars, and folks suffering from panic attacks and real bad tempers, though to the best of my knowledge we've never had a barn burner or a preacher." Archival cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$120.00

The Silver Bay Story: 1902-1952
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The Silver Bay Story: 1902-1952

By Worman, E. Clark

Silver Bay, N.Y.: Silver Bay Association. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful brown cloth with gold letters and bright gold vignette on front panel. DJ is not price clipped. Spine sunned. Tears to flaps and moderate wear on all extremities. Pictorial back cover. Silver Bay was established as a conference center for the Young Men's Christian Association, YMCA. This tells the story and history of this still running retreat location. Sticker damage on rear pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pp. pages .

$11.25

The Growing World
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The Growing World

By Brown, Dr. O. Phelps

New Jersey: Private Press. Very Good. 1874. First Edition. Hardcover. A monthly subscription, this volume is two years (24 issues) bound in a single volume. Oliver Phelps Brown (1823-1878) was a renowned herbalist of the Victorian era. Each edition is filled with illustrations, poems, stories, explorations of new discoveries, political reports from around the world along with plugs for Dr. Brown's healing herbs. "Set in close, condensed type (with) splendid illustrations… (of) interesting and varied in its topics..." Cover edges worn to board but not frayed. Remains snugly bound. Papers are toned a very few have short tears and I found one well done, but dated repair. Some of the original paper folds remain clear, there are a few smudges and stains throughout the volume showing use. This is an exceptionally nice exhibit of primary source material. Also of interest to those who collect Brown's ointment jars ; 4to- 9 ¾- 12" tall. " .

$48.75

Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York..
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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York..

By Cahan, Abraham

New York: Dover Publications. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1970. Softcover. 0486224279 . Clean tight copy, corner creased. From the back - Yekl (1896) , the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film Hester Street was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as a new star of realism. ; 22 cm. .

$7.50

Savannah or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
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Savannah or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln

By Jakes, John

New York: Dutton. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0525948031 . Clean bright copy. ; Very nice copy w/slight lean. Jakes, the hugely popular author of historical novels, has emphasized the Civil War period in his writing for more than 20 years. This time he effectively captures the tensions, hatred, and even a curious nobility as a dying civilization tries to stand against an irresistible force. Although Jakes occasionally takes liberties with historical facts, he does re-create the spirit of the times, in the process telling a whopping good story. (Jay Freeman- Booklist) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$9.38

Grasshopper to the Rescue: a Georgian Story
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Grasshopper to the Rescue: a Georgian Story

By Carey, Bonnie

New York: William Morrow & Co. Good in Good dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0688221726 . Ex-library clean text block, w/stamps & pocket residue, no tears or folds. Good+, A cumulative tale describing a grasshopper's attempts to rescue his friend from the river. Wonderful illustrations and tale. Text: English, Russian, Georgian (translation) .

$7.50

The Muppets Take Manhattan
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The Muppets Take Manhattan

By Abelson, Danny (Adaptation by)

New York: Random House. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394863860 . Clean bright copy. ; A Movie Story Book, Pictorial hardcover w/photo end pages. Ends & corner tips rubbed else a NF+ book. Adapted from the movie of the same title and illustrated throughout w/color photographs. Ex. Producer Jim Henson, Screenplay by Frank Ox, Tom Patchett and Jay Tarses, Directed by Frank Oz. Celebrity cast which included the mayor of New York, Edward I. Koch, Eliot Gould, Art Carny, Liza Minnelli... When the Muppets graduate from college, they take to the streets of New York, searching for a way to get their senior variety show on Broadway; 4to up to 12" tall. aka Quarto"; Price changed 46.50 to 36.00 1/3/014 .

$18.00

Outcasts United: a Refugee Team, an American Town
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Outcasts United: a Refugee Team, an American Town

By John, Warren St.

New York: Spiegel & Grau. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0385522037 . SIGNED by Author, Very Fine, 1st/1st, flat signed on the title page by St. John. Optioned by Universal Studios for a movie. The book tells the story of Clarkston, Georgia, a southern town that became a center for refugee resettlement, through the lens of a soccer team of refugee boys called the Fugees. The book explores the difficulties the team and town face as people from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds are forced to live and work together. ; Price lowered from 56.50 1/3/2014 .

$34.13

The Missing
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The Missing

By Gautreaux, Tim

New York: Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0307270157 . SIGNED by Author, Mint, flat signed on the Title Page, Gautreaux's third novel is set on the Mississippi and follows the steamboat in the rough and tumble, down and dirty age of the 1920s. World War I is the backdrop. A kidnapping in New Orleans is the plot starter. And the themes are wide and deep as the river. Loss. Reparation. The pull of vengeance. (Tom Ashbrook. ) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" .

$46.88

Four Corners of the Sky
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Four Corners of the Sky

By Malone, Michael

Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 1570717443 . SIGNED by Author, Mint, first ed. , first printing with Michael Malone's signature flat signed on the title page. Malone's latest brims with humor and pathos-it's an engaging, multifaceted saga touting the power of love and family to overcome all, even a lifetime of apparent neglect. (BookPage) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size"; 544 pp pages .

$30.00

Songs from the Hills: an Intimate Look At Country Music
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Songs from the Hills: an Intimate Look At Country Music

By Matthiessen, Maria Von

New York: MacMillan. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0025818503 . (xxiv) 134 pp, including photo index and brief bio's of each subject. Quarter bound with brown cloth over gray boards, cream end pages, faded edges top and bottom, corners bumped and edges with shallow dents. Remains an exceptionally nice copy . Following the introduction, The author, an acclaimed photographer explores the world of country music through a camera lens, offering more than a hundred full page unique portrait photographs that span the genre from its seminal artists to the latest country singers. An exceptional book. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.50

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