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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

Bootlegger's Daughter
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Bootlegger's Daughter

By Maron, Margaret

New York, Tokyo, Sweden: Mysterious Press, 1992. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 261 pages. SIGNED first edition Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ has sunning of edges of rear cover. DJ has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. Author has SIGNED the title page. There is a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. Text is clean.

$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, 1881. 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

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, 1942. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Gertrude Clay Reed. 12mo. 76 pages. Hardcover bound in tan cloth. The binding is worn and soiled but sound. Inner hinges secure. Top corner of the text block have been damped throughout. Illustrated with drawings. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front flyleaf, "Sincerely, J. W. Clay / Jan. 23, 1948." There is also a 1981 signature of author and UNC professor L. B. Pope on the front pastedown.

$15.00

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

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

By Cushman, Rebecca

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. (151) pages. Hardcover with a brown and white dust jacket. The jacket shows rubbing and wear, and the rear panel of the jacket has a ragged tear and creasing at the top edge. Jacket soiled from handling. The book is sound and clean within. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to UNC President Frank Porter Graham on the front flyleaf: "For Mariam and Frank Graham with warmest personal regards and with deep affections for all that the University of North Carolina has meant to this work. Rebecca Cushman.

$45.00

The Potter of Venezia
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The Potter of Venezia

By Clay, John Wesley

Winston-Salem, NC: The Author, 1954. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo. Unpaginaged. Slim hardcover bound in blue cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Inscribed "Merry Xmas / J. W. Clay" on the front flyleaf. The book is also signed by NC author and UNC professor L. B. Pope on the front pastedown.

$10.00

Hymn for Drum: A Poem
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Hymn for Drum: A Poem

By Coggeshall, Rosanne

Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1978. Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 77 pages. Soft cover bound in brown wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within.

$6.50

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