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Alabama Memories

Alabama Memories

by Cooper, Chip

Slavery In Alabama

Slavery In Alabama

by James Benson Sellers

[Birmingham]: University of Alabama Press, 1950. 426pp. First Edition. Illustrated. Publisher's grey cloth near fine condition. Dust jacket is very good with moderate foxing and price clipped. From the dust jacket, "Here for the first time is a comprehensive history of Negro slavery in Alabama. The social and economic aspects of slavery as well as the legalistic and political aspects, are described objectively.
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$50.00
White Man's Burden. A Personal Testament. [Presentation Copy]

White Man's Burden. A Personal Testament. [Presentation Copy]

by Ruth Smith

New York: The Vanguard Press, (1946). First Edition. Presentation Copy. Small octavo. Cloth. Very good in a good dust jacket with various small chips. Kansas native, Ruth Smith, a white woman school teacher of Nordic descent, removes to Alabama to teach in an all black school for girls.  In the deep South, the author encounters racism and the sinister effects of the Ku Klux Klan; an environment where a black college student is killed by a mob of men after he is falsely accused of attacking a white man.... Read more
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$125.00
THE LIFE OF JOSEPH BISHOP, the Celebrated Old Pioneer in the First Settlements of Middle Tennessee, Embracing His Wonderful Adventures and Narrow Escapes with the Indians, His Animating and Remarkable Hunting Excursions. Interspersed with Racy Anecdotes of Those Early Times.

THE LIFE OF JOSEPH BISHOP, the Celebrated Old Pioneer in the First Settlements of Middle Tennessee, Embracing His Wonderful Adventures and Narrow Escapes with the Indians, His Animating and Remarkable Hunting Excursions. Interspersed with Racy Anecdotes of Those Early Times.

by Gray, John W

Orig. pub. Nashville 1858. Reprinted 1974. Print on Demand Edition 2010. (xii), 236 pp., frontis., new intro., map One of the most engaging and valuable of the first-hand books of Tennessee historical reminiscences, this narrative recounts the adventures of a pioneer, hunter, Indian fighter, and scout during the time from 1790 to 1820 as told by Joseph Bishop to the author. Written in a very florid style, it nevertheless conveys the flavor of an old pioneer's adventures and character. The late Tennessee... Read more
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$40.00
Toward a History of Samford University Vol. 1

Toward a History of Samford University Vol. 1

by Sulzby, James F

Birmingham, AL: Samford University Press,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. Red cover silver print. Dust has minor tears, now in mylar cover to protect condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$28.00
Memorial of the legislature of Alabama, on behalf of sundry individuals belonging to the Creek Indians, praying for assistance from the government.

Memorial of the legislature of Alabama, on behalf of sundry individuals belonging to the Creek Indians, praying for assistance from the government.

by Alabama. Legislature

[Washington], 1832. 8vo. 4 pp.. Petition on the part of some "native Creek Indians of mixed blood" who had fought with the U.S. against the Creek insurgents requesting compensation for property destroyed during the conflict. Government document: Sen. doc. 65. 22d Cong. 1st sess. Removed from a nonce volume. Some light foxing. Small holes with loss of parts of a few letters, not affecting sense. Inked numeral in top margin of p. [1].
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$35.00
Memorial of the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Mississippi Territory, praying admission as a state, into the union; unanimously agreed to, at the second session of the Sixth General Assembly, November, 1810. January 21, 1811. Read, and referred to the committee of the whole house, to whom is committed, a report of a select committee on the propriety of admitting said territory into the union, as a separate and independent state. Printed by order of the House of Representatives of the United States.
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$50.00
Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers

Many Voices, Many Rooms New Anthology of Alabama Writers

by Beidler, Philip D. (editor)

Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. 0817308679 . Red cover with gold print. No dust as issued. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages .
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$19.97
She really was a sick woman! and other essays

She really was a sick woman! and other essays

by Cather, Patrick

Birmingham: Cather & Brown Books, 1997. 90p., 8.5x11 inches, printed recto-only, one of 75 copies signed and numbered by the author, very good in original spiral-bound covers. Essays of the Birmingham, Alabama author/publisher/bibliographer and bookseller.
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$75.00
Light in the Valley  History of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church

Light in the Valley History of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church

by Atchison, Ray M.; Atchison, Doris Teague

Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The colorful history of this Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama that grew from 7 members to over 7,000. Many photographs, surnames, maps, etc. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. .
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$38.95
Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January  14, 1963

Official Inaugural Program Honoring Governor George C. Wallace, January 14, 1963

by Alabama

Montgomery, AL: Inaugural Committee. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1963. First Edition; First Impression. Paperback. Blue and white cover with photo of George C. Wallace. George Corley Wallace, Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms as a Democrat: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987. Wallace has the third longest gubernatorial tenure in... Read more
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$59.97
Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town

by Adams, Charles Edward

Cahaba Trace Commission. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0971191301 . Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company... Read more
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$48.95
History Department of Alabama Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United  States 50th Aniversary 1899-1949 Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United  States

History Department of Alabama Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United States 50th Aniversary 1899-1949 Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United States

by Brown-Walker-Evans

Montgomery, AL: The Paragon Press. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. Brown cover with gilt title and emblem of 50th aniversary. Some foxing to front free end paper, rest of pages are clean. NO MARKINGS. Slight sun damage to spine. Tight binding! ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages .
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$12.97
War Comes To Alabama

War Comes To Alabama

by Alabama, University of

Tuscaloosa Al: Bureau of Public Administation. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1943. First Edition; First Impression. Paperback. Tight paperback. ; p .
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$19.97
Robert Russa Moton of Hampton and Tuskegee

Robert Russa Moton of Hampton and Tuskegee

by William Hardin Hughes and Frederick D. Patterson

Chapel Hill: UNC, (1956) 238 pages. First edition. Illustrated. Near Fine in publisher's cloth in a Very Good dust jacket. Biography of Robert Russa Moton (1867-1940) who worked at Hampton Institute and then became the long-time Tuskegee Institute principal and successor to Booker T. Washington.
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$25.00
See the Original Azalea Trail and Azalea Festival, Mobile Alabama [cover title]

See the Original Azalea Trail and Azalea Festival, Mobile Alabama [cover title]

by Azalea Trail, Inc

Mobile, AL: Azalea Trail, Inc., (n.d. but 1951). Trade Paperback . Very Good. Promotional pamphlet. 4 by 9 inches, unfolds to 16 by 18. Printed in black, pink and green. A very good copy. Some edge wear. Single sheet laid in announcing Azalea Trail coronation by Mobile-born Yolande Betbeze, winner of the Miss America 1951 title.
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$18.75
Autographed Album Page

Autographed Album Page

by CANNON, George Quayle (1827 - 1901)

1890. unbound. near fine. Measures 3 x 4.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1890. Signed "Geo. Q. Cannon, Salt Lake City, Utah" by the Mormon leader, Utah's first congressman, and executor of Brigham Young's will. On the back is the signature of Alabama Senator and Confederate Congress member "James L. Pugh Ala." Near fine.
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$175.00
Sketches of Country Life: Humor, Wisdom and Pathos from the 'Sage of Rocky Creek'

Sketches of Country Life: Humor, Wisdom and Pathos from the 'Sage of Rocky Creek'

by Lloyd, Francis Bartow [aka Rufus Sanders]

Birmingham, AL: Press of Roberts & Son, 1898. Hardcover . Good. 300 pages. 'The homely life of the Alabama Back country has its sunny side: rough but wise and kindly talk' -- from the title page. Illustrated in black-and-white. Sheets from the first edition (first printing) rebound in black boards with gold lettering on spine. Chips, scuffs and short tears to the first few pages, with one small tear repaired with scotch tape, thus a good copy. No dust jacket.
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$62.50
A Goodly Heritage: Judges and Historically Significant Decisions of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Preface by W. Harold Albritton. Introduction by Edwin C. Bridges. Edited by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham

A Goodly Heritage: Judges and Historically Significant Decisions of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Preface by W. Harold Albritton. Introduction by Edwin C. Bridges. Edited by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham

by R. Volney (comp.) Riser

Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama School of Law, 2010. Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 245 pages; Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library Number Seven A worthy selection of the correspondence and judicial decisions of the eleven judges who sat on the Court from its inception in 1804 until the appointment of Frank Johnson in 1955, with a brief biographical essay for each judge; illustrated
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$15.00
John Tyler Morgan and Edmund Winston Pettus Memorial Addresses

John Tyler Morgan and Edmund Winston Pettus Memorial Addresses

by (Morgan, John Tyler and Edmund Winston Pettus)

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good. 203 pages. Memorial addresses delivered for these two Alabama senators in the Senate and House of Representatives, 1908. Frontispiece portraits of each on separate pages. The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Alabama is named for this infamous Civil War general and Ku Klux Klan leader. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in black cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Edges worn with fraying. Hinges are tender... Read more
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$37.50
Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of State, prepared in obedience to a resolution, requesting information of what steps have been taken by the executive department, to obtain for citizens of the United States, residing on the Tombigbee and Alabama Rivers, the free navigation of the Mobile; and also, what amount of duty is demanded by the Spanish government, on articles of the growth or manufacture of the United States.

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of State, prepared in obedience to a resolution, requesting information of what steps have been taken by the executive department, to obtain for citizens of the United States, residing on the Tombigbee and Alabama Rivers, the free navigation of the Mobile; and also, what amount of duty is demanded by the Spanish government, on articles of the growth or manufacture of the United States.

by United States. Department of State

Washington City: Pr. by Roger C. Weightman, 1810. 8vo. 4 pp. February 9th, 1810. Ordered to lie on the table." Contains James Madison's letter of transmittal and Secretary of State Robert Smith's report on the attempts to secure from Spain the free navigation of the Mobile river. Smith complains that Spanish authorities there have been exacting a duty of 12% on American goods. Scarce: OCLC locates only three copies (at Yale, Brown, and Univ. of Georgia).         Shaw & Shoemaker... Read more
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$38.75
99 Fables

99 Fables

by William March

(University, AL): University of Alabama Press, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover . Near Fine/Near Fine. 202 pages. A posthumously published collection of short stories that March finished editing just before his death. Final editing was completed by William T Going. While the book was recently resisued in the Library of Alabama Classics series, it was for many years regarded by critics and March fans as one of his most neglected works. “March has picked up where Aesop and Don Marquis left off, pricking... Read more
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$93.75
All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

by Theodore Rosengarten

2000-02-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be re-issue. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$45.57
IT'S ALL POLITICS South Alabama's Seafood Industry

IT'S ALL POLITICS South Alabama's Seafood Industry

by Durrenberger, E. Paul

University of Illinois Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages .
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$14.00
THE HISTORY OF GEORGIA, Volumes I & II

THE HISTORY OF GEORGIA, Volumes I & II

by Jones, Charles Colcock Jr

Orig. pub. Boston 1883. Reprinted 1965, 1966, 1969. Print on Demand Edition 2016. the set This is the "classic" work on the history of Georgia through the Revolutionary War by Charles Colcock Jones Jr., one of the most versatile and prolific historical writers of all time. He was the first native-born Georgian to write a history of his state. In his U.S. IANA, Wright Howes called this a "most scholarly history of the colonial and revolutionary period of this state." The history received accolades from... Read more
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$120.00
Political power in Birmingham, 1871-1921

Political power in Birmingham, 1871-1921

by Harris, Carl Vernon

Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. 087049211X . Grey cover with gold lettering. Some yellowing to edges otherwise fine condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. The story of Brimingham, not as an industrial center with a rich few, but the political dispursion and concentration not like many industrial cities in this same period. Extensive bibliography and index. ; Twentieth-century America... Read more
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$11.97