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Historic Photos of North Carolina

By Wade G. Dudley

Nashville, Tennessee: Turner, 2008. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. 206 pages. Hardcover with a grey and white dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to the jacket. Book is sound and clean. Illustrated with photos throughout.

$22.50

Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill: A Photographic Portrait
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Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill: A Photographic Portrait

By Morgan, Edwin

Rockport, Massachusetts: Twin Lights Publishers, 2007. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 128 pages. Hardcover with a green and brown pictorial dust jacket. A fresh, clean copy. Illustrated throughout.

$8.00

Bound Volume of 13 Pamphlets Rare 19th Century Americana: Benjamin Banneker; Memoir of James McClurg, M.D.; David L. Swain; Gallatin Considerations on the Currency and Banking System; Edmund Randolph; Etc.

By McCaw,James B.; [and] David L. Swain; Albert Gallatin; Daniel Webster; John Thompson Brown; J. Saurin Norris; John H. B. Latrobe; Edward Everett; Etc.

Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh, N.C.; Baltimore; Washington City, et al.: Colin & Nowlan; Holden & Wilson; Carey & Lea; Charles H. Wynne; et al., 1854. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Octavo. Variously paginated. [20; 18; xi, 82; 108; 35; 8; 32; 20; 16; 15; 12; 28; 30 pages, plus several sections from the Journal of the North Carolina Bar Association, 1903]. Hardcover bound in early 20th century 3/4 leather. Hinges are cracked but holding and the spine is perished. The binding is in poor condition. The pamphlets are Fair to Very Good. Some are foxed, and some show some browning. A couple of the titles pages may be missing, or the pamphlets may have been issued without title pages. We have a writeup of each pamphlet with full title and description given. The author and short title of each is as follows: 1) James B. McCaw. A Memoir of James McClurg, M.D. Richmond, 1854. [McClurg, 1845-1823, was an American physician, surgeon for the Navy during the American Revolution, Physician general of Hospitals of Virginia in 1777, and was 3 times the Mayor of Richmond] 2) Swain. Report of Hon. David L. Swain on the Historical Agency for Procuring Documentary Evidence of the History of North Carolina. Raleigh, [1856-'57]; 3) P. V. Daniel (Jr.). A Vindication of Edmund Randolph, Written by Himself, and Published in 1795. New Edition, with a Preface. Richmond, 1855; 4) Albert Gallatin. Considerations on the Currency and Banking System of the United States. Phil., Carey & Lea, 1831; 5) Daniel Webster. Speech Delivered... at Niblo's Saloon in New York. 1837; 6) David J. Burr and B. W. Richardson. Report on the Committee Appointed by the Board of Directors to the Annual Meeting of the Board of Trade... Richmond: Printed at the Whig Book and Job Office, 1857; 7) John Thompson Brown. The Speech of..., in the House of Delegates of Virginia on the Abolition of Slavery. Delivered Wednesday, January 18, 1832. Richmond: Chas. H. Wynne, 1860; 8) J. Saurin Norris. A Sketch of the Life of Benjamin Banneker, From Notes Taken in 1836. [Baltimore], 1854; 9) JOhn H. B.. Latrobe. Memoir of Benjamin Banneker, Read Before the Maryland Historical Society. Baltimore: Printed by John D. Toy, 1845; 10) B. W. Leigh. Letter from ... Esq. to the General Assembly of Virginia... (N.p., Circa 1836); 11) Edward Everett. Address of... Secretary of States, at the Anniversary of the Ame. Col. Society, 18th Jan., 1853; 12) Potter. Speech of the Hon. Mr. Potter, of Louisiana. In Opposition to the Motion Made by Mr. Benton to Expunge from the Journal of the Senate the Resolution of the 24th, March, 1834, Disapproving of the Removal of Deposits by the President. Washington City, 1836; 13) Leigh. Speech of Mr. Leigh, of Virginia, on Mr. Benton's Motion to Expunge from the Journal of the Senate the Resolution of March 28, 1834, Declaring of the President's Conduct in Removing the Public Deposites from the Bank of the United States, Illegal and Unconstitutional. Washington, 1836; 14) [Journal of the North Carolina Bar Association]. Several partial issues (about 45 page total) from 1903-04. Three sections. The second (1903) section contains, "Hon. Samuel Field Phillips, LL.D." by R. H. Battle (8 pages). A rare compilation of pamphlets. A number of these are not to be found listed for sale online.

$650.00

The Colonial Clergy of Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina

By Weis, Frederick Lewis

Baltimore: Clearfield, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 100 pages. Blue hardcover. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Prior owner's name and embossed blindstamp seal on the front flyleaf. Text is clean. Reprint.

$10.00

The Catawba Soldier of the Civil War; A Sketch of Every Soldier from Catawba County, North Carolina, with the Photograph, Biographical Sketch, and Reminiscence of Many of Them, Together with a Sketch of Catawba County from 1860 to 1911-- A Complete History of These Valiant Men in War and Peace

By Hahn, Geo. W.

Hickory, North Carolina: Clay Printing Company, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 385 pages, plus ads and index. Hardcover bound in mustard yellow cloth with cover designs in black and red. Minimal wear to the binding. Publisher's limitation bookplate on the front pastedown. Prior owner's name is written on the front flyleaf; otherwise the book is fresh and clean within. #242 of a limited edition. Originally published in 1911.

$75.00

The Meaning of Our Tears: The Lawson Family Murders of Christmas Day 1929
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The Meaning of Our Tears: The Lawson Family Murders of Christmas Day 1929

By Smith,Trudy J.

Asheboro, NC: DTS Group Inc, 2006. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. 376 pages. Burgundy hardcover. An ex-library copy with spine label removed and library markings inked out on the endpapers and half title. The binding shows some rubbing and wear, and the corners are bumped. Contains some illustrations.

$30.00

The Heritage of Johnston County North Carolina, 1985

By Anon.

Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing Company, 1985. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine. 4to. 442 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in black cloth with a gold foil seal on the front cover. A fresh, clean copy. Illustrated throughout.

$85.00

Lives of Chirstian Ministers. Over Two Hundred Memoirs

By Kernodle, P. J.

Richmond, Virginia: The Central Publishing Company, 1909. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 408 pages. Hardcover bound in olive green cloth. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Prior owner's name and embossed blindstamp seal on the front flyleaf. Text is clean. One of the most useful books in giving biographical information on southern ministers in the American Southeast. The focus is on Virginia and North Carolina, but ministers in other surrounding states are included as well. The book was published for the Christian Church, associated today with the United Church of Christ. The author was the Secretary of the Southern Christian Convention. The first minister covered in the text is James O'Kelly.

$50.00

History of Alleghany County 1859 through 1976 Sparta, North Carolina

By Alleghany County Historical Committee

Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing Company, 1976. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Quarto. 272 pages. First edition hardcover in colour illustrated boards. Binding is scuffed, soiled from handling and wear. Spine is toned. Illustrated endpapers. Text is clean. Illustrated throughout.

$15.00

Tobe - (UNC Press Enduring Edition)

By Sharpe, Stella Gentry

Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press. Soft cover. Good. 8vo. 121 pages. Softcover in blue and white wrappers. Binding is scuffed. White price sticker residue on rear cover. Text is clean and sound.

$7.00

Boy Colonel of the Confederacy: The Life and Times of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr.

By Davis, Archie

Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 1985. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 406 pages, indexed. Hardcover in orange and black illustrated dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed. Spine of DJ is quite sunned. Text is clean and sound. There is a personal inscription from someone to the prior owner on the front flyleaf.

$6.00

Treading New Ground. A History of Moore County Schools, 1959-1985

By Myrick, Pauline F.

Winston-Salem, N. C.: Hunter Publishing Company, 1985. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 269 pages. Hardcover with a white dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate wear and has some edge tears and creases at the bottom edge. A sound copy and clean within.

$25.00

Fort Caswell in War and Peace

By Herring, Ethel; Williams, Carolee

Wendell, North Carolina: Broadfoot's Bookmark, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 138 pages. Hardcover bound in orange cloth with titles in black. Light wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. Map endpapers and illustrated with black and white photos. SIGNED by co-author Carolee Williams on the Title Page. Contains a history of the fort from the time of its construction in 1821 through the Civil War, the World Wars, and into the present day.

$20.00

The Silversmiths of North Carolina 1696-1860

By Cutten, George Barton; (Revised by Mary Reynolds Peacock)

Raleigh, North Carolina: State Department of Archives and History, 1984. Second Edition. . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. 301 pages. Soft cover bound in navy blue wrappers. Light to moderate wear to the binding. Front cover a bit bowed up at the fore edge. Prior owner's name ink-stamped on the title page and another owner inscription on the rear flyleaf. Otherwise a sound copy and clean within. Originally published in 1948.

$9.00

One Hundred and Fifty Years of Service 1816-1966: Hillsborough Presbyterian Church North Carolina

By The Sesquicentennial Committee

North Carolina: N.P., 1966. Soft cover. Good. 12mo. 28 pages. Softcover staple bound in white illustrated wrappers. Binding shows some dark spots and general light soiling from handling. A pamphlet about Hillsborough Presbyterian Church has been placed loosely in the front of the booklet. Paper clips have been inserted on some pages. Text has some light smudging, dog-eared pages.

$15.00

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

Voices from Cane Ridge, Including the Story of the Historic Meetinghouse; Facsimile Reproduction of The Biography of Barton Warren Stone, its Minister; and Voices from the First National Laymen's Retreat (1949) and Subsequent Annual Cane Ridge Meetings (1950-53)

By Thompson, Rhodes

N.p.: Cane Ridge Preservation Project, 1954. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 259 pages. Hardcover bound in salmon cloth. Light wear to the binding. There is a prior owner's name and blindstamped seal on the front flyleaf. The text is sound and clean

$15.00

A History of Orange Presbytery 1770-1970. [SIGNED]

By Stone, Robert Hamlin

Greensboro, North Carolina: Heritage Printers, Inc., 1970. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 430 pages, indexed. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Hardcover with an orange dust jacket. The jacket shows some rubbing and wear with a couple of brief edge tears and is now in mylar. Prior owner's signature and blind embossed stamp on the front flyleaf. Text is sound and clean.

$15.00

The Cane Ridge Reader; The Biography of Eld. Barton Warren Stone, Written by Himself, with Additions and Reflections; (Et al)

By Dickinson, Hoke S.; (Barton Warren Stone)

Cane Ridge (NC): N.p., 1972. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. Variously paginated. Burgundy hardcover. Light wear to the binding. There is a prior owner's name and blindstamped seal on the front flyleaf. The text is sound and clean.

$15.00

The Historic Architecture of Cabarrus County North Carolina.  2004 Revised Edition
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The Historic Architecture of Cabarrus County North Carolina. 2004 Revised Edition

By Kaplan, Peter R.

Concord, NC: Historic Cabarrus, Inc., 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. 388 pages, indexed. Hardcover in brown and gold illustrated dust jacket. The jacket shows light wear with some bumping about the edges. A sound copy and clean within.

$45.00

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