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You Can't Live on Radishes. Some Funny Things Happened on the Way Back to the Land.

By Bledsoe, Jerry.

Greensboro, North Carolina: The Grape Hill Press, 1976. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 175 pages. Hardcover bound in black cloth with a black, red, and green pictorial dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf. The jacket is rubbed, but the book is sound and clean.except that the author has scribbled his inscription all over the front flyleaf. The humorist recounts his move to a rural patch of land.

$7.50

Vanishing Species. Poems

By Sullivan, Chuck

Charlotte, North Carolina: A Red Clay Book, 1975. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 62 pages. Soft cover bound in white and black wrappers. A nice, clean copy.

$12.50

Merry Xmas. To Each and Every of My Friends Unto Whom These Presents Shall Come-- Greeting: This is My Christmas Gift to You-- an Offering of My Brain and Heart!

By Tillett, Charles W.

Charlotte, N.C.: The Author, 1926. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Good. 8vo. 96 pages. Soft cover bound in grayish-green wrappers with a small green and red design on the front cover. The binding is worn and soiled from handling but generally sound. Spine darkened. A sound copy and clean within. Laid in loosely is a business or calling card for Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tillett. Charles Walter Tillett (1888-1952) was an attorney and business leader from Mangum County, North Carolina and established a law practice in Charlotte. He helped establish the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte. In May, 1926, a group of Christian Fundamentalists, named the Committee of One Hundred, met to form a group to establish legislation that would prohibit the teaching of Evolution in North Carolina schools. When the Committee was off the floor, Tillett received permission to speak, and he countered their arguments and asked if they intended to destroy free speech and free thought. Tillett also spoke before legislative committees on the subject, and the teaching of Evolution was not banned in North Carolina. This booklet is a collection of articles and essays Tillett had written as a columnist and signed as a "Near-Iconoclast." The article beginning on page 62 (dated August 6, 1926) is entitled, "Revealed Religion and Natural , The Scientist and the Prophets Equally Inspired by God.

$30.00

New North Carolina Poetry, The Eighties. (With Editor's Letter).

By Smith, Stephen E.

University Center, MI: Green River Press, 1982. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 92 pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. The half title has a prior owner's embossed blindstamp. Laid in loosely is a typed letter to a book page editor which appears to be signed by Stephen E. Smith. A sound copy and clean within. Includes poetry of Betty Adcock, A. R. Ammons, James Applewhite, Fred Chappell, Ann Deagon, Charles Edward Eaton, Marie Gilbert, and many others.

$10.00

At Vaere To

By Smith, Betty; (Translted by Poul Muhlhausen)

Copenhagen, Denmark: Branner og Korch, 1964. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 282 pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. Partly unopened. A sound copy and clean within. Text is in Danish.

$10.00

Murder In Harmony.  A Southern Mystery.  (SIGNED)
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Murder In Harmony. A Southern Mystery. (SIGNED)

By Jewel Deane Love Suddath

Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2004. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 268 pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. A nice, clean copy. SIGNED and dated 2004 at the foot of the title page by the author. The author was from Concord, North Carolina.

$8.00

New North Carolina Poetry, The Eighties

By Smith, Stephen E.

University Center, MI: Green River Press, 1982. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 92 pages. Soft cover bound in white wrappers. Minimal wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Includes poetry of Betty Adcock, A. R. Ammons, James Applewhite, Fred Chappell, Ann Deagon, Charles Edward Eaton, Marie Gilbert, and many others.

$9.00

Esther Wake or the Spirit of the Regulators. A Play in Four Acts. (North Carolina) (SIGNED)

By Vermont, Adlolph

Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1913. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 74 pages. Hardcover bound in purple cloth. The binding show moderate wear but has heavy pale spotting. A sound copy with clean text. IINSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "Quid bit retribuam pro omnibus quo nibi retribuiate? To Dr. C. Alphonse Smith, a much appreciated teacher, a more-appreciated friend. Devotedly A. Vermont. Chapel Hill, 19 July 1913." A fictional historical play based on the Regulator Movement which occurred in the North Carolina Piedmont in the 1760s, preceding the American Revolution. First performed at UNC Chapel Hill on July 4, 1912.

$20.00

Esther Wake or the Spirit of the Regulators. A Play in Four Acts. (North Carolina)

By Vermont, Adlolph

Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1913. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 74 pages. Hardcover bound in purple cloth. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with clean text. A fictional historical play based on the Regulator Movement which occurred in the North Carolina Piedmont in the 1760s, preceding the American Revolution. First performed at UNC Chapel Hill on July 4, 1912.

$15.00

In The Nantahalas: A Novel. (SIGNED)

By Townsend, Mrs. F. L.; (Metta Folger Townsend)

Nashville, TN: Publishing House M.E. Church, South, 1910. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 186 pages. Hardcover bound in red cloth. The binding shows light to moderate rubbing and wear but is sound. Some pale spotting on the spine. INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf, "To Herbert, on his birthday. Feb. 15th 1911- From his Mother." We believe this was written by the author, Metta Folger Townsend. We have another copy of this book, inscribed and signed by her, and the handwriting is identical. Both copies came from the same source.

$17.50

Esther Wake or the Spirit of the Regulators. A Play in Four Acts. (North Carolina)

By Vermont, Adlolph

Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1913. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 74 pages. Soft cover bound in pale tan wrappers. Light rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with clean text. A fictional historical play based on the Regulator Movement which occurred in the North Carolina Piedmont in the 1760s, preceding the American Revolution. First performed at UNC Chapel Hill on July 4, 1912.

$12.50

Songs in the Night (SIGNED)

By Townsend, Mrs. Metta Folger

Lenoir, North Carolina: The Author, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 53 pages. Hardcover bound in white cloth. The binding shows heavy soiling and wear but is sound. INSCRIBED on the front flyleaf, "To my dear friend Sally with love from the Author, Mrs. Townsend." Also signed and dated 1981 on the front pastedown by L. B. Pope, who was a professor at UNC- Chapel Hill.

$12.50

Songs in the Night

By Townsend, Mrs. Metta Folger

Lenoir, North Carolina: The Author, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 53 pages. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. The binding shows light wear and is sound. Signed and dated 1987 on the front pastedown by L. B. Pope, who was a professor at UNC- Chapel Hill.

$12.50

Silver Echoes, a Poetry Anthology.

By Summerrow, Dorothy Edwards

Charlotte: Poets Press, 1959. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 52 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. Light to moderate wear to the binding. The fore edge and the spine of the binding are a little sunned, and there is some pale spotting to the binding. Foxing to the endpapers. Text is clean. Signed and dated 1982 on the front flyleaf by L. B. Pope, who was a professor at UNC- Chapel Hill. Contains poetry of North Carolina writers. Summerow was State Chairman of the Fine Arts Department of the North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs, 1957-1959.

$8.00

In The Nantahalas: A Novel. (SIGNED)

By Townsend, Mrs. F. L.; (Metta Folger Townsend)

Nashville, TN: Publishing House M.E. Church, South, 1910. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 186 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear but is sound. Corners a little bumped. "Dup" is written at the top of the front flyleaf, but no other library markings visible. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "To my friend Nathan Wilson, with the hope that he may find pleasure in this story. From Metta Folger Townsend. Leaksville, N.C. / April 8, 1912." Leaksville was the former name of Eden, North Carolina in Rockingham County.

$17.50

The Jackknife Horse. Poems. (SIGNED)

By Stem, Thad

Raleigh: Wolf's Head Press, 1954. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 59 pages. Hardcover with a white jacket. The jacket is worn and has edge tears and chips. Jacket shows soiling from handling, and the front panel of the jacket has some purple stains. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "For Mrs. Tully Blair-- Sincerely Thad Stem, Jr. / April 6, 1955.

$17.50

The Cycle's Rim

By Dargan, Olive Tilford

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo. 73 pages. Hardcover in glassine dust jacket. DJ has chipping/edge-wear. Binding has light wear. Endpapers are foxed. Text has light toning at edges.

$10.00

Lute and Furrow

By Dargan, Olive Tilford

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 140 pages. Hardcover in greyish-green paper covered boards. Binding has light wear. Gilt on spine is dulled. Text is foxed.

$9.00

The Summer Land

By Davis, Burke

New York: Random House, 1965. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo. 242 pages. Hardcover in green illustrated dust jacket. DJ is toned, has some tears/edge-wear. Prior owner's inscription on front flyleaf. Text has occasional foxing.

$12.50

The Gates of Dreams

By Douglass, John Jordan

Newton, NC: Martha Taylor Douglass, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 315 pages. Hardcover in blue cloth. Binding has spotting on rear cover, along with small abraded area. Spine is toned. Text is clean.

$10.00

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