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Me and the Liberal Arts. [SIGNED]

By Morrah, Dave.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 192 pages. Hardcover bound in gray cloth with a white pictorial dust jacket. Rubbing and wear to the jacket. There is some light blue ink markings on the front panel of the jacket. SIGNED by the author on the front flyleaf. A sound copy with clean text. Dave Morrah was born in Atlanta but lived in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was Director of Public Relations and Promotion at Guilford College in Greensboro and wrote the Greensboro Daily News. The humorous story of a rural southern fellow who goes to college to impress his girlfriend. Written in Southern Dialect.

$8.00

A Happy New Rear

By Carmichael, Billy

N. P. : Privately Printed. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. Unpaginated. Hardcover quarter bound in green cloth with tan paper boards. Binding has some dark scuff or contact marks. A sound copy with clean text. There is a non-authorial inscription dated 1978 on the front flyleaf. Limited to 100 copies; this copy is unnumbered. No copyright date; likely printed in the 1950s.

$8.50

Shattered Dreams at Rainbow's End: A Novel about Inheritance and Infidelity

By Christopher Horne Phd

N.p.: Outskirts Press, 2018. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. 217 pages. Soft cover bound in black and red wrappers. A fresh, clean copy. The author is a North Carolina native.

$8.50

Habitats [SIGNED]

By Deagon, Ann

University Center, MI: Green River Press, 1982. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 101 pages. SIGNED hardcover in red illustrated dust jacket. Small 3/4 inch tear at lower edge of front cover. Rear cover is scuffed, rubbed. Small sticker on front flyleaf. Author has signed title page. Text is clean.

$9.00

Big End of the Horn [SIGNED]

By Canaday, Julia

WAshington, Hollywood, Toronto: Vantage Press, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Bill Ballard. 12mo. 171 pages. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf. Hardcover in red, black, and white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is rubbed, some soiling on back cover. Edge-wear and chipping at headcap. Text is clean. The author was from North Carolina. She was born in Benson, NC and graduated from the Women's College (now, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and then lived in Smithfield, North Carolina. Novel.

$20.00

The Rebel and the Judge; Here Meet the Blue and the Gray, the Black and the White, the Damn Yankee and the Unreconstructed Southerner in Greensborough, N.C. 1868-1869.

By Edmunds, Mary Lewis Rucker.

Greensboro, NC: The Greensboro Preservation Society, 1992. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo. 136 pages. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Trade paperback bound in burgundy wrappers with lettering in black on a tan spine. Covers show light wear; corners lightly bumped. Contents clean and bright. This volume is a continuation of the author's 1987 book entitled "Letters from Edgeworth." Illustrated in black and white throughout with illustrations from periodicals published between 1866 and 1869.

$10.00

Manse Dwellers
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Manse Dwellers

By Little, Luther

Charlotte, N.C.: Presbyterian Standard Pub. Co., 1927. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. K. Whitsett. 12mo. 314 pages. Hardcover bound in grey cloth. Light to moderate wear to the binding. There is a pale spot on the front cover. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Early owner's name in pencil on the front flyleaf; else clean within. The author was likely from North Carolina. This novel is set in Tarrytown, a large southern town which seems based on Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the story of a James West, a pastor at a large church.

$8.00

Bundle of Troubles and Other Tarheel Tales. By Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of North Carolina

By Hendricks, W. C.

Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1943. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Hilda Ogburn. 8vo. 206 pages. Hardcover bound in grey cloth with spine lettering on a field of red. Light to moderate rubbing and bumping to the binding. A sound copy.

$45.00

Remembering Randall: A Memoir of Poet, Critic, and Teacher Randall Jarrell
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Remembering Randall: A Memoir of Poet, Critic, and Teacher Randall Jarrell

By Mary von Schrader Jarrell

New York: HarperCollins, 1999. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. 173 pages. Hardcover with a white, green and peach colored dust jacket. The jacket is a bit rubbed but is sound and shows no tears. INSCRIBED by Mary Jarrell (Randall Jarrell's wife) on the front flyleaf. Text is sound and clean.

$25.00

The Angel in the Cloud (Poems)

By Fuller, Edwin W.

New York: E. J. Hale & Son, 1871. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 197 pages. Hardcover bound in faded brown cloth with titles in gilt. Bevelled edges. The binding shows rubbing and wear with heavy spotting but is sound with secure inner hinges. Text is clean. Fuller (1847-1876) was a North Carolina poet and novelist from Louisburg in Franklin County who was best know for his poem "Angel in the Cloud." Signed on the front flyleaf (on green paper; the signature is hard to read) is "Henry A. London, Jr." This was Henry Armand London, a journalist and lawyer from Pittsboro, North Carolina. In 1878 he founded the "Chatham Record," a local newspaper. He attended UNC 1862-64 and then joined the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was a Courier in Company I of the 32nd North Carolina Regiment, and he participated in one of the last actions of the War when he delivered Robert E. Lee's order of cease fire to General William R. Cox. [Henry Armand London put a "Jr." after his name, even though his father was Henry Adolphus London; when he wrote his father's obituary, he also signed it in print as H. A. London, Jr., Editor.]. There is another signature on the second front flyleaf of "Miss Jackson.

$50.00

South of Heaven.

By Rogers, Lettie.

New York: Random House, 1946. First Edition . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 278 pages. INSCRIBED by author on front flyleaf, "Firs Mrs. Griffin McClure-- with best wishes, Lettie Roger. October 15, 1946." the binding shows wear and spotting; spine is sunned. A sound copy and clean within.

$7.50

Old Pines and Other Stories

By Boyd, James

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1952. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 165 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Light wear to the binding. Prior owner's inscription on the front pastedown; otherwise sound and clean within.

$7.50

Remembrance Way.  A Novel.
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Remembrance Way. A Novel.

By Rehder, Jessie

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1956. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 255 pages. Hardcover with a yellow and green dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket, which has some edge tears and brief chips. A sound copy with clean text. The author was a native of Chapel Hill and taught English at Chapel Hill.

$7.50

The Far Journey and Final End of Dr. Faustwitz, Spaceman

By Liner, Amon

Chapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Wren Press, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Good. 4to. (157) pages. Soft cover bound in black and white wrappers. The binding shows some wear, and the front cover and first few pages are a bit warped, as if they had gotten damped. the text is generally clean.

$7.00

Swing Your Mountain Gal, Sketches of Life in the Southern Highlands

By Cushman, Rebecca

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. (151) pages. Hardcover in red cloth.Binding shows rubbing and wear. Spine is sunned. Fraying at headcap/foot of spine. Prior owner's bookplate on front pastedown and name on front flyleaf. Text is toned, has some underlining.

$6.00

Elmatha's Apology (Poems)
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Elmatha's Apology (Poems)

By Ranson, Rebecca

CHapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Wren Press, 1985. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 65 pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. The title page has ink-stamped "North Carolina Arts Council / Dept. of Cultural Resources / Raleigh, N.C. 27611." This seems to have been stamped in several copies. A sound copy with clean text.

$8.00

Lovers & Agnostics (Poems)

By Cherry, Kelly

Charlotte, NC: Red Clay Books, 1975. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 74 pages. Soft cover bound in purple wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within.

$8.00

A Stone Came Rolling. (Inscribed to Dr. Frank P. Graham)

By Burke, Fielding; (Olive Dargan)

New York: International Publishers, 1935. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 412 pages. Hardcover bound in pale green cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear and some fading. The spine is a bit tanned. Secure inner hinges. Front flyleaf has been removed; the first page is the title page. Inscribed by the author on the title page, using both her real name and her pen name. The printed pen name is marked through with one line on the title page with "Olive Dargan" written above. In the middle of the title page is the inscription, "To Dr. Frank P. Graham, / poet by voice and deed. / 'What we do we are, and what we are the world may be.' / Fielding Burke." Frank Porter Graham was the President of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

$80.00

A Nightingale Singing
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A Nightingale Singing

By Cooper, Lucy Parham

Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1949. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 71 pages. Hardcover with a tan and brown dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket with some brief tears at the spine ends. This copy is INSCRIBED by the author as "Mama Lucy" with the note, "Don't worry you'll survive.

$10.00

There are Times I Sit and Dream, and Other Poems
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There are Times I Sit and Dream, and Other Poems

By Clay, John Wesley

Winston-Salem, NC: Clay Printing Company, 1952. Hardcover. Good. Gertrude Clay Reed. 12mo. 141 pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. The binding is worn and soiled but sound. Inner hinges secure; text is clean. Illustrated with drawings. There is a 1982 signature of author and UNC professor L. B. Pope on the front flyleaf.

$9.00

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