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image of Cover Title] CRIMES, CRIMINALS AND CHARACTERS OF THE CUMBERLANDS AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

Cover Title] CRIMES, CRIMINALS AND CHARACTERS OF THE CUMBERLANDS AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

by Sturgill, Roy L. (editor) | contributors include Luther F. Addington and Henry P. Scalf

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good binding
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$60.00

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Bristol, VA: Privately printed by Quality Printers, Inc., 1970. Stapled Pamphlet. Very Good binding. Octavo. 72 pp. First edition. Stapled into printed wrappers. A clean copy of this fascinating look into some gnarly criminals ranging from the late 19th century to mid-20th century including sketches of E. A Hopson, Enoch Wright, Bob Mullins, Clifton Branham, Talton Hall, John… Read more
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image of Uncorrected Proof] AN END TO VALOR: THE LAST DAYS OF THE CIVIL WAR

Uncorrected Proof] AN END TO VALOR: THE LAST DAYS OF THE CIVIL WAR

by Stern, Philip Van Doren

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Good binding
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$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958. Comb Binding. Good binding. Uncorrected galley proof. As issued, comb-bound; printed on the recto of each leaf; no illustrations, maps or bibliography are present (a pencil note on the title label on the front cover mentions this lack. Paper covers are soiled, but the contents are clean. An uncommon proof copy of a… Read more
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THE LAST YEARS OF DANIEL WEBSTER, A Monograph

by Curtis, George Ticknor

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1878
Condition
near Very Good binding
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$35.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1878. Original Wrappers. near Very Good binding. Octavo. 55, [1] pp. First edition. As issued, stitched into stiff, printed wrappers. Wrappers are generally soiled and shelfworn with some minor chipping to the top corner of the front wrapper with corresponding chipping to the first few leaves; contents clean.
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image of THE CONFEDERATE STATES RAM, MERRIMAC OR VIRGINIA: The History of her Plan and Construction, and her Engagements with the United States Fleet, March 8 an 9, 1862

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Richmond: Heritage Press, 1907. Stapled Pamphlet. near Very Good binding. 12mo. 34, [2 (blank)] pp. First edition, thus; offprint from Southern Historical Society Papers. Stapled into printed, stiff wrappers. Covers are shelfwear with some closed tears and light chipping; staples have rusted; contents are clean. This edition printed after Newton's death, this copy is inscribed by his wife,… Read more
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$30.00
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THE SUCCESSFUL PHYSICIAN

by Thomas, Verlin C.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good binding
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$40.00

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Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1923. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. 304 pp. First edition. Original cloth. A fairly bright copy with limited shelfwear; previous owner name on the front free endpaper, otherwise clean. An interesting early 20th century "how-to" book on starting and maintaining a successful practice with telling chapter titles like, "How to Attract and… Read more
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$40.00
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CONFEDERATE MILITARY HOSPITALS IN RICHMOND

by Waitt, Jr., Robert W.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good binding
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$25.00

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Richmond: Richmond Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1979. Soft Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. 40 pp. Reprint. Stapled into stiff, printed wrappers. Covers are a trifle soiled and sunned, but largely a solid, clean copy. One previous owner note inside the back cover suggests it "contains inaccuracies," though what those inaccuracies are is left to the reader. An impressive… Read more
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LANDMARKS OF OLD PRINCE WILLIAMS (2 Volumes, Complete)

by Harrison, Fairfax

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1924
Condition
Good binding
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$200.00

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Richmond: Old Dominion Press, 1924. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. [1]-348, [2]; [8], 349-724, [2] pp., frontis, plates, maps. First edition. As issued, in red, textured cloth; all plates and maps, including the folding map in the rear pocket of Volume I, are present as called for. Evidence of moisture exposure to the bottom of both volume near… Read more
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Richmond: Virginia War History Commission, 1927. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Octavo. xx, 506 pp. First edition. In publisher tan cloth with title in gold on the front cover and the spine. Binding is a trifle soiled and the spine a bit darkened; few of the preliminary leaves have gentle crease where the must have been folded… Read more
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$45.00
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MEMOIRS OF SERVICE AFLOAT, DURING THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES

by Semmes, Raphael

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1869
Condition
Fair binding
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$60.00

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Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co, 1869. Hard Cover. Fair binding. Octavo. [2], vii, xi-833, [1], [4 (publisher ads)] pp., frontis, plates. First American edition. In publisher's pebbled cloth. Covers are quite worn with a long tear in the binding cloth at the back joint; extremities frayed; contents variously foxed and toned. Frontispiece portrait as well as to steel… Read more
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THE VAMPIRE IN EUROPE

by Summers, Montague

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1961)
Condition
Very Good binding
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$30.00

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New Hyde Pare, NY: University Books, (1961). Hard Cover. Very Good binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. xx, 329, [3 (ads)] pp. First edition, thus. Backed in purple cloth with cloth over boards; in dust jacket. The boards have been silverfished and there is a little staining to the top edge; contents are clean and the binding is… Read more
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image of THOMAS JEFFERSON'S GARDEN BOOK, 1766-1824, with Relevant Extracts from his other Writings

THOMAS JEFFERSON'S GARDEN BOOK, 1766-1824, with Relevant Extracts from his other Writings

by Jefferson, Thomas] edited by Edwin Morris Betts; introduction by Peter J. Hatch

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good binding
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$35.00

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Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1999. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good+ dust jacket. Octavo. xxii, 704 pp., plates. First edition, thus. As issued, in light gray cloth with dust jacket; a bright copy in similarly sharp dust jacket with just a little rippling on the spine of the jacket; the book would be nearly fine but being bumped… Read more
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SONGS AND BALLADS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

by Moore, Frank

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1856
Condition
Very Good binding
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$75.00

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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1856. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. 12mo. xii, 394 pp., frontis. First edition. In pebbled cloth with title in gold on the spine; page edges marbled; marbled endpapers; frontispiece and engraved title page. A very nice copy with limited shelfwear to the covers; offsetting to the final page from a tipped in… Read more
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THE REVOLUTION IN VIRGINIA

by Eckenrode, H. J.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1916
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$100.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. [8], 311, [1] pp. First edition. In publisher's cloth with title in gold on the front cover and spine; top edge gilt. A bright, fresh copy with only light shelfwear; previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. Haynes 5444.
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GUNNER WITH STONEWALL: REMINISCENCES OF WILLIAM THOMAS POAGUE, A Memoir Written for his Children in 1903

by Poague, William Thomas | edited by Monroe F. Cockrell; introduction by Bell Irvin Wiley

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good binding
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$50.00

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Jackson, TN: McCowat-Mercer Press, 1957. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. xxiv, 181 pp., plates, map. First edition, signed and inscribed by Cockrel. Full cloth in dust jacket. A clean, bright copy with light shelfwear; a bit foxing to the dust jacket as well as to the textblock edges; bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown;… Read more
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image of THE VESTRY BOOK AND REGISTER OF ST. PETER'S PARISH, NEW KENT AND JAMES CITY COUNTIES, VIRGINIA 1684-1786

THE VESTRY BOOK AND REGISTER OF ST. PETER'S PARISH, NEW KENT AND JAMES CITY COUNTIES, VIRGINIA 1684-1786

by Chamberlayne, C. G. (editor)

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1937
Condition
Good binding
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$75.00

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Richmond: Library Board | Virginia State Library, 1937. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. xxvi, 840 pp., frontis, plates. First edition. In publisher's cloth; largely unopened; all plates present as called for. Former boy's school library with bookplate and scattered numbers in the preliminaries as well as a faint number on the spine, otherwise clean.
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image of DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR

DESTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE LATE WAR

by Taylor, Richard

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1879
Condition
Good+ binding
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$95.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1879. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. Octavo. 274, [6 (publisher's ads)] pp. First edition. As issued, in brown cloth with title in gold on the spine. Spine ends and corners frayed; covers are generally rubbed. Binding is solid. Contemporary owner stamp on the front pastedown and title page; same faint owner name and… Read more
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image of THE WESTOVER MANUSCRIPTS: CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE DIVIDING LINE BETWIXT VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA; A JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF EDEN, A. D. 1733; AND A PROGRESS OT THE MINES. Written from 1728 to 1736, and Now First Published

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Petersburg: Edmund and Julian C. Ruffin, 1841. Half Leather. Very Good binding. Octavo. iv, 143, [1] pp. First edition. 19th century half morocco with marbled paper over boards. Light to moderate shelfwear; a handsome volume, all in all. This copy belonged to Virginia and West Virginia politician Charles James Faulkner and has his bookplate on the front pastedown;… Read more
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image of NOTES ON THE REBEL INVASION OF MARYLAND AND PENNSYLVANIA AND THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, JULY 1st, 2d and 3d, 1863; Accompanied by an Explanatory Map

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1864. Hard Cover. Good+ binding. 12mo. 47 pp., folding map. First edition. As issued, in publisher's ribbed cloth with title in gold on the front cover; large folding map frontispiece. Little loss to the cloth at the head of spine, otherwise, the binding is solid with limited shelfwear; previous owner name, "Crittenden"… Read more
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image of THE NEW VIRGINIA JUSTICE, COMPRISING THE OFFICE AND AUTHORITY OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA....

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Richmond: Aug. Davis, 1799. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Octavo. [12], 468, xxiv (appendix I), 32 (appendix II), 15 (index), [1 (blank)] pp. Second edition. Bound in contemporary sheep with morocco title label on the spine. General rubbing to the binding; corners softened and worn; contemporary owner name (A. Claiborne) on the front free endpaper; contents toned and… Read more
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image of AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF SOME MEMORABLE ACTIONS, PARTICULARLY IN VIRGINIA; Also Against the Admiral of Algier, and in the East Indies: Performed for the Service of his Prince and Country

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Richmond: Carlton McCarthy & Co., 1882. Hard Cover. Good binding. Octavo. viii, 71, [5 (blank)] pp. Type facsimile of the 1716 edition. Stitched, and in printed wrappers, all bound in 19th century cloth-backed marbled paper covered flexible boards. The wrappers are chipped with offsetting from the covers; contents are largely clean. Uncommon reprint of a scarce 18th century… Read more
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$250.00