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The Story of Alex. Brown and Sons 1800-1990 Limted Edition

By Kent, Frank R

Baltimore: J. W. Boarman Co, 1990. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 275 pages. Hardcover in brown illustrated dust jacket. DJ has 1.75 inch tear near the headcap on the front cover. A small flap has been folded back. DJ has edge-wear and tears as well as damping at edges. Light soiling on fore-edge of text block. Text has some light damping. This is a privately printed edition, is number 100 and signed by Clinton P. Stephens, Sr., who wrote one of the chapters. A letter addressed to one of the partner emeriti and signed by chairmen and CEOs of Alex Brown and Sons has been laid in loosely at the front of the book.

$25.00

Heath King: My Wonderful World of Sculpture - Images, Real and Imagined

By Jennifer K. Foster

Winston-Salem, N.C.: J. La'Verne Designs, 2002. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to. 170 pages. Hardcover with a black, brown and tan dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. Inscribed on the front flyleaf, "To N....-- / With my best wishes. I hope you enjoy our book. Jennifer K. Foster / October 22, 2002." There is another lengthy inscription dated Dec. 25th, 2002 on the next page, but we do not know who signed that page. The book is additionally INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by the artist Pauline Heath King on page 170: "To N.... S.... / I understand this quote applies to you also. / Best Wishes, Sincerely, / Pauline Heath King." The quote referred to was by J. Sargeant Reynolds. The Reynolds quote is part of the printed book and reads, "While you have the chance, in the time of your life, live and enjoy it-- and add to the beauty and wonderment of the world as we know it." Pauline Heath King was a popular sculptor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She started her career as an artist when she was near 50 years old, and she was active for about 30 years. Her sculpture were mostly of women, but she also did some busts of famous people such as Winston Churchill.

$60.00

Cooleemee: The Life & Times of a Mill Town.

By Rumley, Jim.

Cooleemee, North Carolina: The Cooleemee Historical Association, 2001. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair/Very Good. Oblong 4to. 434 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue and gray dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket, which has a brief tear at the top left corner of the front panel. The book has some very heavy creases to the front flyleaf, the title page, the dedication page, and the Table of Contents leaf. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf and dated 2001. There are copious ink notations on the final black flyleaf. the rest of the text appears clean. Illustrated with photos throughout.

$35.00

Making A Difference in North Carolina (SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS AND CHARLIE CHOO-CHOO JUSTICE)

By Morton, Hugh M.; Rankin, Edward L.

Raleigh, NC: Lightworks, 1988. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Hugh M. Morton. 4to. 319 pages. Hardcover in grey and white illustrated dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate rubbing and wear. The front inner hinge is cracking. SIGNED ON THE FRONT FLYLEAF by Hugh Morton, Ed Rankin, and Charlie Choo Choo Justice. A sound copy with clean text. Illustrated with photos throughout.

$50.00

Crusoe's Island: A Story of a Writer and a Place (Carolina Women Series)
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Crusoe's Island: A Story of a Writer and a Place (Carolina Women Series)

By Miller, Heather Ross

Wilmington, N.C.: Coastal Carolina Press, 2000. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. 211 pages. Hardcover with an orange pictorial dust jacket. Little wear to the jacket. There is an "Autographed Copy" sticker on the front panel of the jacket as well as a Barnes & NOble 20% off sticker. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf and additionally signed by her on the title page (under where she had crossed her name printed out). Text is clean.

$20.00

The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber
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The Size of Thoughts: Essays and Other Lumber

By Baker, Nicholson

New York, NY: Random House Inc, 1996. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 355 pages. Hardcover in a light green dust jacket. Cover is worn and stained. Inscribed by author to Max Steele. Slightly musty.

$15.00

Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder [SIGNED]

By Bledsoe, Jerry

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1988. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 468 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a red and white dust jacket. A nice, clean copy. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf and dated December, 1988. The number line on the copyright page ends in "2.

$20.00

Henry James. [Complete 5 Volume Set]. 1) The Untried Years 1843-1870; 2) The Conquest of London: 1870-1881 [SIGNED]; 3) The Middle Years: 1882-1895; 4) The Treacherous Years: 1895-1901; 5) The Master: 1901-1916

By Edel, Leon

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavos. Variously paginated. Hardcovers bound in red cloth and with green and brown dust jackets. The jackets show light to moderate wear, some with brief tears at the headcaps. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf of the second volume, (The Conquest of London), "Oscar Cargill, with Jacobin good wishes. Leon Edel. / New York, 5 November 1962 (Publication Day)." A sound set with generally clean text. Each volume indexed. Volume I is dated1953; Volume V is dated 1972.

$60.00

Cape Hatteras America's Lighthouse: Guardian of the Graveyard of the Atlantic
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Cape Hatteras America's Lighthouse: Guardian of the Graveyard of the Atlantic

By Bruce Roberts; Cheryl Shelton-Roberts; Thomas Yocum

Nashville, Tennessee: Cumberland House Publishing, 1999. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 124 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue pictorial dust jacket. A fresh, clean copy. SIGNED on the title page by Bruce Roberts and Cheryl Shelton-Roberts. Illustrated throughout.

$22.50

Strange Fires: The True Story of John Wesley's Love Affair in Georgia [SIGNED]

By Ethridge, Willie Snow

New York: Vanguard Press, 1971. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 254 pages. Signed hardcover in black and white illustrated dust jacket. DJH is scuffed, has edge-wear and small tears at edges. Author has written an inscription on the front flyleaf and the person to whom the book was inscribed wrote her name on the front pastedown. Text is clean.

$10.00

My Ishmael  (SIGNED)
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My Ishmael (SIGNED)

By Daniel Quinn

New York: Bantam, 1997. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 274 pages. Hardcover with a pale green dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate wear with a small tear and creases at the foot and bumping at the headcap. Jacket is soiled from handling and is not price-clipped. A sound copy. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page, "For Marli-- Good to know you! Daniel Quinn.

$15.00

Memoirs of a G. P.

By Marshall, Otis

New York: Vantage Press, 1958. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. 12mo. 155 pages. Hardcover with a black dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket shows wear and has several edge tears and creases. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf. There is either a colored pencil or crayon marking on the front flyleaf (oval shaped) which goes across the inscription. Text is clean.

$17.00

Echoes of a Log Cabin (SIGNED)

By Herring, Ethel

Winston-Salem, N. C.: Hunter Publishing Company, 1978. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 94 pages. Soft cover bound in brown wrappers. Light wear to the binding. SIGNED by the author on the title page.

$10.00

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy (Signed)

By Kinsella, W. P.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo. 310 pages. Hardcover in colour illustrated dust jacket. DJ has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. DJ shows rubbing, has damping to fore-edge of rear cover. "There is also some damping (though without a "tide mark" at the bottom edge of the front flyleaf and the first few pages. Signed on the front flyleaf by the author as "Bill Kinsella." Text is clean. This is a First Edition with the date on the title page and with the number line on the copyright page ending in "1.

$14.50

The Road from Echo, a Tale of the Virginia Mountains

By Craig, Lillian K.

Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1930. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 298 pages. Hardcover bound in green decorative cloth. Lacks the dust jacket. Moderate rubbing to the binding. Secure inner hinges. INSCRIBED by the author on the front flyleaf, "To Gail Key, With all my love from the author, Lillian K. Craig." There is also a prior owner's 1931 inscription on the same page in a different ink.

$25.00

Old Homes and Gardens of North Carolina. (SIGNED BY N.C. GOV. CLYDE R. HOEY).

By Henderson, Archibald. (Complied by Mrs. Charles A. Cannon, Mrs. Lyman A. Cotten, and Mrs. James Edwin Latham)

Chapel Hill: The Garden Club of North Carolina / The University of North Carolina Press, 1939. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Bayard Wootten (Photographer). Folio. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Light to moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A couple of scuffs on the front cover. The book is sound and clean within. #964 of 1000 copies. SIGNED at the end of the Foreword by N.C. Governor Clyde R. Hoey. Illustrated throughout with photographs of historic homes, architecture and gardens of North Carolina. A sound copy with clean text.

$225.00

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Pennyroyal / California Edition) [SIGNED]
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Pennyroyal / California Edition) [SIGNED]

By Twain, Mark

Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1985. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Barry Moser. Octavo. 417 pages. SIGNED hardcover in a tan and black illustrated dust jacket. The jacket is in protective mylar sleeve. The edge of the front turn-in of the jacket has a vertical crease. SIGNED by Barry Moser on the title page. Text is clean and sound. An attractive book. Stated First Printing on the copyright page with a number line beneath beginning with 2.

$50.00

Dublin Days

By Strong, L. A. G.

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1921. Soft cover. Fair. 12mo. 31 pages. SIGNED Softcover in green wrappers with title on white label pasted to front cover. Binding is worn. Some soiling to rear cover. Foxing to white label pastedown. There is a two inch split at headcap of spine. Text is foxed. Signed by the author on the inside of the front cover along with an inscription to Miss Joan Keigin (?) along with two verses of handwritten poetry beneath the inscription. We're not sure if the poetry has been published, but we can not find another copy of it, and it does not appear printed in this volume. The first line reads, "When I was as high as that." The second stanza mentioned J. M. Synge. Scarce.

$50.00

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

The Devil in the Second Pew [SIGNED]

By Davis, George T.

N. P.: George T Davis, 1994. Soft cover. Near Fine. Dr. Ron Dew. 8vo. Unpaginated. Softcover in red, white, and black illustrated wrappers. Binding is lightly rubbed, some scuffing on rear cover. White scuff mark. Author has SIGNED second front flyleaf. Text is clean.

$15.00

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