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    The Round-Up. Published by the Senior Class of Druid Hills High School Volume I 1934 by [Druid Hills High School, Atlanta, Georgia] Woodall, Marvin Russell Jr. (editor)

    [Atlanta]: Druid Hills High School, 1934. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 49 pages. Red cloth hardcover with illustration and title on the front cover. Some edge wear to the cloth extremities. Book is illustrated with several photographs of students and students participating in activities. This yearbook was used for the 50th anniversary of the class of 1934 with several printed names and signatures on the front end sheets and notes written inside the book. The inscription written top of the front paste down belongs to "Dorothy Layfield Woodall July 13, 1984." On the right front flyleaf is an illustration of an Indian Chief head. Below the illustration is the original printed Ex Libris space with the written name of George N. Spring, Jr. Signatures on the right front flyleaf are from attendees of the 70th and 71st class anniversaries.


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    Atlanta, Ga by [Women's Chamber of Commerce]

    [Atlanta]: Women's Chamber of Commerce, 1952. First Edition. Spiral bound. Fair. Tall plastic spiral bound soft cover (approx. 9" x 12"). [84] pages. Blueish stiff paper covers with title and illustrated dogwood flower on the front cover. Some edge wear and chips to the covers. Foxing to front page. Plastic spiral on spine is cracked half way down spine. Contents of promotional soft cover include Atlanta history and black and white photographs of Atlanta landmarks, businesses, homes, institutions, recreation, etc.


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    Where Peachtree Meets Auburn: The Saga of Two Families and The Making of Atlanta by Pomerantz, Gary M

    New York: A Lisa Drew Book. Scribner, 1996. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Hardcover with illustrated dust jacket. 656 pages. Illustrated section. Inscribed by the author on the front blank end sheet.


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    Atlanta: A City of the Modern South by Miller, Paul (Editor)

    New York: Oliver Durrell, Inc, 1949. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Octavo. xiv, 318 pages. Illustrated. Blue cloth hardcover with title on the front cover and spine. No dust jacket (a section of the dust jacket inner liner notes is pasted down to the verso of the right front flyleaf and the front section of the original dust jacket is laid inside the front cover). Photographic end papers of Atlanta. A few pages have pencil underlining and marks. Page 268 has a couple of words underlined in red pen. Previous owner bookplate located on the front paste down. Author's inscription written on the half title page.


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    Atlanta Architecture: The Victorian Heritage by Lyon. Elizabeth Anne Mack

    Atlanta: Williams Printing Company, 1976. First Edition. Soft cover. Good. Tall quarto soft cover. 112 pages. Illustrated. Gold glossy color illustrated covers. Aerial map green illustrated end papers. Shelf wear and some spotting and discoloration to the front cover. Interior contents in very good condition.


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    Minutes of the Last Meeting Third Edition by [The Breakfast Club]

    [Atlanta]: The Breakfast Club, 1964. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. Dark burgundy boards with gilt title on the front cover. Hardcover is bound by 2 metal screws. Reddish marbled end papers. Contents consist of typed manuscript, one sided, from 1956-1964. Many of the humorous, tongue in cheek stories were gathered from the Ansley Park Golf Club. An unique Atlanta publication. Inscription on the title page reads, "For Bill Bell From Ernie Rogers (12-12-64)


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    Atlanta Centennial Year Book 1837 - 1937 by [Gregg Murphy, Publisher]

    Atlanta: Published by Gregg Murphy. Franklin Printing Company, Inc., Printers, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. 170 pages. Frontispiece airplane view photograph of downtown Atlanta. Illustrated. Brown cloth with embossed illustration and title on the front cover. This publication was also issued in a soft cover edition and has the original soft cover's bound in with a color illustration on the front and an advertisement on the back.


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    Hansell & Post: From King and Anderson to Jones Day Reavis & Pogue 1890-1990 by Jackson, Harvey H

    [Atlanta]: Hansell & Post, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto. x, 289 pages. Blue hardcover with gilt title on the front cover and spine. Illustrated. Illustrated end papers.


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    Atlanta: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Hornady, John R

    Atlanta: American Cities Book Company. Index Printing Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Octavo. [8] pages, 442 pages. Illustrated. Green cloth hardcover with color illustration pasted down on front board. Gilt title on front cover and faded title on the spine. Slight lean to the binding. Some spotting to the end papers. Light edge wear to the cloth extremities.


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    Atlanta: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Hornady, John R

    Atlanta: American Cities Book Company, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Octavo. [8] pages, 442 pages. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Green cloth hardcover with color illustration pasted down on the front board. Title lettering is faded on the front cover and spine. A few rubbed spots to the cloth and light edge to extremities. Previous owner note written on the right front flyleaf.


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    A History of the Second-Ponce De Leon Baptist Church Atlanta, Georgia Centennial Year 1854-1954 by [Second-Ponce De Leon Baptist Church Atlanta, Georgia]

    Atlanta: Darby Printing Company, 1954. Hardcover. Good. Tall quarto. 151 pages. Blue cloth hardcover with title on the front cover. Damp-stain to the lower corner of the title page. Some shelf wear and discoloration to the covers. A good rear copy. Illustrated with photographs.


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    A Glimpse of the Past A Vision of the Future: Atlanta Bureau of Fire Services 1882-1983 by [Atlanta Bureau of Fire Services]

    [Atlanta]: City of Atlanta, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Folio. 152 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Red hardcover with embossed title and illustration on the front cover. Color illustrated end papers of the the City of Atlanta.


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    Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast by Goolsby, Larry

    Valrico, Florida: Society. 2000. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & White maps - including endpapers. 248 pages This is the complete story of an amazing south-eastern railroad. From humble logging road origins in South Georgia, to hard-luck predecessor Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, to rebirth under the Atlantic Coast Line, and finally as one of CSX's most important routes - the AB&C has had many names but has always written one fascinating chapter after another in its remarkable history. . 1st Edition. Hardback.


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    Marthasville Centennial Celebration by Atlanta Historical Society

    [Atlanta]: Atlanta Historical Society, 1942. First Edition. Program. Very good. Approx. 8" x 5" printed program. 4 pages (including the covers). Program lists names of Marthasville residents from 1842-1845 in one column; list of attending Honor Guest names July 11, 1942 in the second column; and the relationship status of the honored guests to the original residents of Marthasville in the third column. Three additional handwritten names were added to "Honor Guests." This event was hosted by Franklin Garrett. Mayor William Berry Hartsfield gave the greeting. Presentations at the event included Judge John D. Humphries "Settlement of Marthasville"; Prof. Glenn W. Rainey "People of Marthasville"; Dr. Major F. Fowler "Health of Marthasville"; and Dr. Goodrich C. White "Education in Marthasville". Program also has the menu served at the Biltmore Hotel printed on page 3. A ticket to attend the event is included with the program. Marthasville, incorporated in 1843, was named for Georgia Governor Wilson Lumpkin's daughter Martha. It was renamed to Atlanta in 1845. Light blue stain under the title. Very light foxing to the right edges of the front cover.


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    Hand Book of the City of Atlanta. A Comprehensive Review of the City's Commercial, Industrial and Residential Conditions by [Atlanta City Council; Atlanta Chamber of Commerce]

    Atlanta: Compiled and Published by The Southern Industrial Publishing Company, 1897. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Light green stapled wraps with embossed gold title on the front cover. 111 pages. Illustrated with photographs. No date of publication given on the title page but several references given to the year 1897 inside.


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    Hastings' Seeds H. G. Hastings Co. Atlanta, Georgia Catalogue No. 67 Spring 1924 by [H. G. Hastings Co.]

    Atlanta: H.G. Hastings Co, 1924. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. color illustrated wraps. Approx. 9.5" x 7.5". 96 pages with blank order forms in front and back. Covers are color illustrated. Interior is full of black and white pictures and plants, vegetables, etc. Light shelf and edge wear.


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    Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and Guide by Davis, Ren; Davis, Helen

    Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2012. Paperback. As new. As new. Unopened. Paperback in the original publisher's shrink wrap.


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    Caring for Atlanta: A History of Emory Crawford Long Hospital by Davis, Ren

    Atlanta: Wings Publisher, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Hardcover with color illustrated dust jacket. xxxvii, 342 pages, [1]. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Inscribed by John D. Henry on the right front flyleaf. This copy also includes a signed letter on Emory Healthcare letterhead by John D. Henry, September 2, 2003.


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    The Diocese of Atlanta Centennial Celebration 1907-2007 by Marshall, James P. Jr. (compiled and edited by); McLemore, Rev. William P. (Diocesan Archivist)

    Atlanta: The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, Inc. The Donning Company Publishers, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Oblong quarto hardcover with color illustrated dust jacket. 224 pages. Illustrated with black and white and color photography. End sheets have black and white illustrations with a printed prayer. Light shelf and edge wear to the dust jacket.


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    History of Atlanta, Georgia, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers by Reed, Wallace P. (edited by)

    Syracuse, New York: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Thick quarto. 2 parts: Historical Section: 491 pages; Biographical Section: 211 pages, [1]. Illustrated with numerous steel engraved, tissue protected, portraits of historical Atlanta men. Brown cloth covered boards with illustrated gilt title on the front cover. Gilt title on the spine. All edges gilt. The spine is poor condition with rotted leather and large chipped sections. Front and rear joints are cracked. The original linen covered hinges are a little loose but secure. Linen front and rear end sheets. Ink stamped "Library of Wm S. Thompson" located on the front paste down and rear paste down. The interior pages and engravings are in very good condition. A book worthy of restoration. 34 copies located in OCLC. Scarce in the trade. No auction records found.


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    Margaret Mitchell Memorial of the Atlanta Public Library Dedicated December 15, 1954 by Howland, William S.; Berg, Norman S.; Myrick, Susan

    Atlanta: The Atlanta Public Library, 1954. First Edition. Soft cover. Very good. Soft cover. viii, 31 pages. Frontispiece photograph of Margaret Mitchell. Two photographs in text. Tan paper stapled covers with photograph of Vivian Lee "Scarlet" on the front cover.


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    From Ivy Street to Kennedy Center: Centennial History of the Atlanta Public School System by Ecke, Melvin W

    Atlanta: Atlanta Board of Education, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo. xii, 477pp. Illustrated. Red cloth hardcover with title and Atlanta Public Schools Seal on front cover. Title on spine.


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    A Legacy of Heart and Mind: Emory Since 1836 by Hauk, Gary S. Ph.D

    Atlanta: Bookhouse Group, Inc, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. Folio. xviii, 222 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a few color photographs. Hardcover with illustrated dust jacket in very good condition.


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    Official Views Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, 1895. Issued by the Official Photographic Company by Arnold, C. D

    St. Louis: C. B. Woodward, 1895. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Oblong quarto. 48 leaves. Illustrated with photographs by C. D. Arnold. Dual green blue cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on front cover. Floral decorated end sheets. Cloth covers lightly soiled and shelf worn. Contents include various buildings and exhibits including "Receiving the Liberty Bell"; "United States Infantry Camp"; various views of buildings around the lake, "Atlanta Brewing and Ice Company"; "Shooting the Chutes"; "Indians on the Midway" and much more. The Cotton States Exposition was held on the grounds of current day Piedmont Park.


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    Community Power Succession: Atlanta's Policy-Makers Revisited by Hunter, Floyd

    Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/fair. 8vo. xx, 198 pages. Gray cloth hardcover with illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket is damp-stained and wrinkled on front. Previous owner name on right front flyleaf.


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