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The First Emancipator

The First Emancipator

by Andrew Levy

ANDREW LEVY was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey, in 1962. He received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars in 1986 and a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991. Levy has published essays in Harper’s, Dissent, and The American Scholar, book reviews in the Chicago Tribune and The Philadelphia Inquirer, and has written or co-edited several books on American literature and writing. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Siobhan, and their son, Aedan, and is... Read more
Notes On the State Of Virginia

Notes On the State Of Virginia

by Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson’s chronicle of the natural, social, and political history of Virginia is at once a scientific discourse, an attempt to define America, and a brilliant examination of the idea of freedom.
Jefferson the Virginian

Jefferson the Virginian

by Dumas Malone

The Springs Of Virginia

The Springs Of Virginia

by Perceval Reniers

Legends Of Virginia

Legends Of Virginia

by Helena Lefroy Caperton

James Madison

James Madison

by Irving Brant

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg

by Philip Kopper

Old Virginia Houses

Old Virginia Houses

by Emmie Ferguson and Emilee Hines Farrar

The Ghosts Of Virginia

The Ghosts Of Virginia

by Jr L B Taylor

The Great Plantation

The Great Plantation

by Clifford Dowdey

Bond Of Iron

Bond Of Iron

by Charles B Dew

Old Virginia Houses Along the James

Old Virginia Houses Along the James

by Emmie Ferguson Farrar

Jefferson and His Time

Jefferson and His Time

by Dumas Malone

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Old Virginia Houses

by Emmie Ferguson Farrar

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Torn Land

by Jr, Jerry H Simpson Paige Shoaf and Simpson

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Virginia Beautiful

by Wallace Nutting

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The Ghosts Of Williamsburg

by Jr L B Taylor

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Old Virginia Houses the Northern Peninsulas

by Emmie Ferguson and Emilee Hines Farrar

Virginia Books & Ephemera

Notes on the State of Virginia (Classic Reprint)

Notes on the State of Virginia (Classic Reprint)

by Thomas Jefferson

2017-02-01. 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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$85.21
The Corps Roots the Loudest: A History of VMI Athletics

The Corps Roots the Loudest: A History of VMI Athletics

by DAVIS, Thomas W

Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Oblong quarto, 335pp., illuatrated. About fine in liked dust jacket with only trivial edgewear.
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$20.00
Robert Dinwiddie Servant of the Crown

Robert Dinwiddie Servant of the Crown

by Alden, John Richard

VA: University Press of Virginia, 1973. Binding is solid, pages are clean, jacket is crisp with no tears, price-clipped/Very Good. Tan cloth
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$75.00
TWO MEDICAL LEDGERS OF DR. WILLIAM S. DILLARD, OF NELSON COUNTY VIRGINIA, 1848-1856; AND 1874-1885

TWO MEDICAL LEDGERS OF DR. WILLIAM S. DILLARD, OF NELSON COUNTY VIRGINIA, 1848-1856; AND 1874-1885

by Dillard, Dr. William S

1848-1856: 13-1/2" x 8-1/4," suede covers, pages numbered to 118.1874-1885: 8" x 12", marbled paper over board. Page numbers stamped up to 640, but generally blank after page 190, Both with moderate soil and scattered foxing, Good+. These journals are both medical ledgers and, to a lesser extent, records of farm concerns, notes on horse breeding, hay bales, recipes; instructions, such as how to make grapes into raisins, how to make hard soap, how to tan hides, how to fatten horses. The back cover... Read more
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$3,500.00
Through Centuries Three: A Short History of the People of Virginia

Through Centuries Three: A Short History of the People of Virginia

by Squires, W. H. T

Portsmouth, Virginia: Printcraft Press, Inc., 1929. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good. 605 pages. Signed by the author on title page. Limited edition, #945. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth with gold lettering. Mild edge wear. Covers mildly scuffed. Former owner signature on front free endpaper. Front free endpaper damaged from label removal. No dust jacket.
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$43.75
GOD OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH IN THIS WAR. A DISCOURSE BEFORE THE CONGREGATIONS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, ON THE DAY OF HUMILIATION, FASTING AND PRAYER, APPOINTED BY PRESIDENT DAVIS, FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 1861

GOD OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH IN THIS WAR. A DISCOURSE BEFORE THE CONGREGATIONS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, ON THE DAY OF HUMILIATION, FASTING AND PRAYER, APPOINTED BY PRESIDENT DAVIS, FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 1861

by Moore, Rev. T[homas] V[erner]

Richmond, Va.: Published by Hargrave White., 1861. 24pp. Disbound, scattered foxing, Good+. A Panglossian sermon in which Moore recalls "that fatal election which opened Pandora's box in our land." He gives "thanks to Almighty God for that wonderful triumph of Manassas, where the destinies of our young Republic hung trembling in the balance until God gave us the victory." War, he explains, "is a part of the agency by which God disciplines nations." And, he assures, War isn't all bad: "A long... Read more
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$450.00
CONGRESSIONAL TEST ACT EXAMINED IN TWO LETTERS, IN WHICH ARE CONSIDERED, FIRST-  THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE ACT, AND SECOND-  ITS PROPER CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATION

CONGRESSIONAL TEST ACT EXAMINED IN TWO LETTERS, IN WHICH ARE CONSIDERED, FIRST- THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF THE ACT, AND SECOND- ITS PROPER CONSTRUCTION AND APPLICATION

by Mosby, Charles L

Lynchburg: Virginian Power-Press Printing Office, 1865. 23, [1 blank] pp. Stitched in original printed pink title wrappers [some ink spots and extremity wear]. Else Very Good. Presentation copy: "For Lewis E. Harris, with friendly regards of C.L. Mosby." The Congressional Test Act barred from federal office any person who could not swear that he had "never voluntarily borne arms against the United States," or given "aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement" to persons who had done so. The Test... Read more
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$600.00
The Ghosts of Virginia, Vol. 2

The Ghosts of Virginia, Vol. 2

by L.B. Taylor, Jr

"...chapters cover a specific ghost/place/event and they're often kept fairly short and to-the-point; no over-dramatization and atmospherics yet they're well-written, full of oral accounts and tidbits of local lore. They're typically about the grand old houses of Virginia, but will often concern isolated sections of the countryside where battles or various tragedies have occurred over the centuries. You really never know where he might take you next, there's haunted houses, rocking chairs, even a haunted... Read more
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$26.43
ST. PAUL'S PARISH REGISTER 1715-1798  (Stafford-King George Counties)

ST. PAUL'S PARISH REGISTER 1715-1798 (Stafford-King George Counties)

by Nicklin, John Bailey Calvert

Clearfield. Very Good. 1995. Reprint. Softcover. Yellowing to the spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; v, 78 pages .
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$12.00
Virginia Voyages from Hakluyt.

Virginia Voyages from Hakluyt.

by Hakluyt, Richard (Edited by David Quinn & Alison Quinn)

London: Oxford University Press. 1973. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 195 pages. From the Oxford English Memoirs and Travels Series. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
Social Life in Virginia Before the War

Social Life in Virginia Before the War

by Page, Thomas Nelson

Chapman Billies. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; Various. Paperback. 093921802x . 8.02 X 4.97 X 0.25 inches; 65 pages .
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$6.97
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book

Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book

by Kimball, Marie

(Southern - Virginia) Kimball, Marie. Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book. Jacket. First Edition. Richmond, VA: Garrett & Massie, 1938.
"Jefferson unwittingly said farewell to the Virginia tradition of fried chicken, ham, greens, and batter bread when he set sail for France in 1785. The cuisine of France, which he was to discover, was a joy and a revelation to him." A lovely compilation of Jefferson's favorite recipes from France and Virginia, with recipes for sweet potato pie, chicken pudding, stewed rabbit,... Read more
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$75.00
SHARING THE JOURNEY The First 30 Years of Hospice of the Piedmont,  1980-2010

SHARING THE JOURNEY The First 30 Years of Hospice of the Piedmont, 1980-2010

by Haynes, R. Tal

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Near Fine. 2011. Softcover. Signed by author on title page. Typed letter about the book addressed to previous owner laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 156 pages; Signed by Author .
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$14.00
The Statutes At Large; Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia from  the First Session of the Legislature in 1619.  Vol VI, 1748-1755

The Statutes At Large; Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia from the First Session of the Legislature in 1619. Vol VI, 1748-1755

by Hening, William Waller

Richmond, VA: George Cochran. Fair with no dust jacket. 1819. First Edition; Various. Hardcover. Vol VI, 1748-1755. Heavy Foxing, water spots, Leather cover has taped spine. Contents complete. A rebind candidate. Cover seperating but not loose yet. In 1823, the Virginia General Assembly passed an act that the proceeds from the sales of Hening's Statutes at Large were to be used for a public library, and the date, 1823, marks the formal beginning of the Virginia State Library. In 1789 Hening... Read more
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$99.97
THE DRINKER'S FARM TRAGEDY. TRIAL AND CONVICTION OF JAMES JETER PHILLIPS, FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE. WITH PORTRAITS

THE DRINKER'S FARM TRAGEDY. TRIAL AND CONVICTION OF JAMES JETER PHILLIPS, FOR THE MURDER OF HIS WIFE. WITH PORTRAITS

by [Phillips, James Jeter]

Richmond: J. Wall Turner, 1868. Original printed wrappers [spine wear], stitched, port. frontis of James Jeter Phillips. 96pp. Text clean. Portrait of Mrs. Mary Emma Phillips, "taken after her death" at page [45]. Very Good. One of a small number of Southern McDade entries. "Phillips, scion of a 'good' Virginia family, twenty-four years old, murdered his wife Emily, who was ten years older, on a Henrico County, Virginia, roadside near Drinker's farm. He shot her with a small pistol, and her body... Read more
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$750.00
The Bounty of The Chesapeake: Fishing in Colonial Virginia

The Bounty of The Chesapeake: Fishing in Colonial Virginia

by Wharton, James

Williamsburg, VA: The Viriginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corp, 1957. Paperback. Good/None. Goldenrod yellow softcover with brown titling, lightly soiled. Spine is toned. Interior clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. 8vo. Not a reprint or print-on-demand. BOOK INFO: Extracts from Colonial writing tell the rich history of Virginia's Tidewater fisheries. Annotated by the compiler, James Wharton. 11-pg. section of full-page B&W plates.
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$13.50
IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED THAT THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA ARE INDEBTED UNTO CURTIS WILHOIT OR ASSIGNS IN THE SUM OF FORTY EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS REDEEMABLE AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY 1866 WITH INTEREST FROM THE 27 DAY OF FEBRUARY 1863 INCLUSIVE AT EIGHT PER CENT PER ANNUM... THIS DEBT IS AUTHORIZED BY AN ACT OF CONGRESS, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF TREASURY NOTES AND TO PROVIDE A WAR TAX FOR THEIR REDEMPTION" APPROVED AUGUST 19 1861

IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED THAT THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA ARE INDEBTED UNTO CURTIS WILHOIT OR ASSIGNS IN THE SUM OF FORTY EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS REDEEMABLE AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY 1866 WITH INTEREST FROM THE 27 DAY OF FEBRUARY 1863 INCLUSIVE AT EIGHT PER CENT PER ANNUM... THIS DEBT IS AUTHORIZED BY AN ACT OF CONGRESS, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF TREASURY NOTES AND TO PROVIDE A WAR TAX FOR THEIR REDEMPTION" APPROVED AUGUST 19 1861

by [Confederate States Bond]

Richmond: [lithographed by] J.T. Paterson & Co., Columbia, S.C., 1863. Confederate broadside bond, oblong 13-1/4" x 8-1/4." Elegantly printed, with a variety of fonts and styles, with an attractive decorative border and an engraving of a sailing vessel. Completed in manuscript. Bond No. 443. An extremely attractive illustration. One small chip at a blank margin, Else Fine. The Bond is signed by Robert Tyler, son of President John Tyler and the Register of the Treasury of the Confederate States of... Read more
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$350.00
Notes on the state of Virginia ; written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a foreigner of ... proposed by him respecting 1. Its boundaries

Notes on the state of Virginia ; written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a foreigner of ... proposed by him respecting 1. Its boundaries

by Thomas Jefferson

2010-06-16. 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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$120.23
WHEREAS, ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DID, ON THE 7TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, A.D., 1867, ISSUE A PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING FULL PARDON TO CERTAIN PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE LATE REBELLION, CONDITIONED UPON TAKING AND SUBSCRIBING A CERTAIN OATH THEREIN SET FORTH AND HERETO ATTACHED AND HEREIN INSERTED. . . "I D.D. DARDEN DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR, (OR AFFIRM,) IN PRESENCE OF ALMIGHTY GOD, THAT I WILL HENCEFORTH FAITHFULLY SUPPORT, PROTECT, AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES,  AND THE UNION OF THE STATES THEREUNDER; AND THAT I WILL, IN LIKE MANNER, ABIDE BY AND FAITHFULLY SUPPORT ALL LAWS AND PROCLAMATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN MADE DURING THE LATE REBELLION, WITH REFERENCE OT THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES. SO HELP ME GOD." [signed] DENNIS D. DARDEN/ . . . THIS DAY PERSONALLY APPEARED BEFORE ME, THE UNDERSIGNED, A NOTARY PUBLIC IN AND FOR THE COUNTY AND DISTRICT AFORESAID, THE ABOVE-NAMED D.D. DARDEN AND SUBSCRIBED AND MADE OATH TO THE AFOREGOING. [signed] F.F. KIRBY, N.P., MAY 27, 1868

WHEREAS, ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DID, ON THE 7TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, A.D., 1867, ISSUE A PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING FULL PARDON TO CERTAIN PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE LATE REBELLION, CONDITIONED UPON TAKING AND SUBSCRIBING A CERTAIN OATH THEREIN SET FORTH AND HERETO ATTACHED AND HEREIN INSERTED. . . "I D.D. DARDEN DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR, (OR AFFIRM,) IN PRESENCE OF ALMIGHTY GOD, THAT I WILL HENCEFORTH FAITHFULLY SUPPORT, PROTECT, AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, AND THE UNION OF THE STATES THEREUNDER; AND THAT I WILL, IN LIKE MANNER, ABIDE BY AND FAITHFULLY SUPPORT ALL LAWS AND PROCLAMATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN MADE DURING THE LATE REBELLION, WITH REFERENCE OT THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES. SO HELP ME GOD." [signed] DENNIS D. DARDEN/ . . . THIS DAY PERSONALLY APPEARED BEFORE ME, THE UNDERSIGNED, A NOTARY PUBLIC IN AND FOR THE COUNTY AND DISTRICT AFORESAID, THE ABOVE-NAMED D.D. DARDEN AND SUBSCRIBED AND MADE OATH TO THE AFOREGOING. [signed] F.F. KIRBY, N.P., MAY 27, 1868

by [Loyalty Oath] Dennis D. Darden of Mosby's Cavalry

Washington, D.C.: R.A. Waters, Penn. Ave., cor. 13th Street, 1868. Broadside, 8" x 10". Printed document, with illustration of American Eagle and Shield, completed in ink manuscript with signature of Darden and Notary Public Kirby. Notary's blindstamp at bottom blank left corner. Two small pinholes at upper blank margin from prior mounting. Very Good. A presidential pardon was required in order for former Confederates to regain their citizenship and voting privileges. The Oath which Darden... Read more
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$750.00
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA RECORD The College of Arts and Sciences  Announcements 1931-1932. New Series, Vol. XVII, No 1

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA RECORD The College of Arts and Sciences Announcements 1931-1932. New Series, Vol. XVII, No 1

by University Of Virginia

Charlottesville: Published By the University. Very Good. 1931. Softcover. Some wear to the bottom of the spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages .
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$18.00
ETCHING AND ENGRAVING FROM CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH'S 1616 MAP OF NEW ENGLAND: "THE PORTRAICTUER OF CAPTAYNE JOHN SMITH ADMIRALL OF NEW ENGLAND

ETCHING AND ENGRAVING FROM CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH'S 1616 MAP OF NEW ENGLAND: "THE PORTRAICTUER OF CAPTAYNE JOHN SMITH ADMIRALL OF NEW ENGLAND

by [Smith, John]

[np, 1820. Etching and engraving, after Simon van de Passe. 4-3/4" x 8." Near Fine. "Copy of the portrait of John Smith on his 1616 map of New England; half length, to the right, in oval frame with emblems. Inscription content: Lettered around oval 'The Portraictuer of Captayne Iohn Smith Admirall of New England', and below portrait with six lines, beginning 'These are the lines that shew thy face but those / that shew thy grace and glory, brighter bee'..."-- British MuseumBritish Museum Number... Read more
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$350.00
JOURNEY THROUGH HALLOWED GROUND A Tour from Gettysburg to Monticello

JOURNEY THROUGH HALLOWED GROUND A Tour from Gettysburg to Monticello

by Lillard, David & Journey Through Hallowed Ground

Capital Books. New. 2006. Softcover. New in shrinkwrap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .
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$23.00
DIE PRASIDENTSCHAFT- WINFIELD SCOTT - FRANKLIN PIERCE..

DIE PRASIDENTSCHAFT- WINFIELD SCOTT - FRANKLIN PIERCE..

by [Scott, Winfield]

[Washington: Towers, 1852. 15, [1 blank] pp. Caption title [as issued]. Disbound, scattered light foxing. Good+ or so. This is the rare German-language printing of Miles 341, supporting General Winfield Scott, the last Whig presidential candidate. Franklin Pierce, his Democratic opponent, is found wanting on a number of issues. Miles notes that page 15 of this title adds a section entitled, 'Das Leben General Scott's in einer Nuttshale' ['General Scott's Life in a Nutshell']. FIRST EDITION. Miles... Read more
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$350.00
LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Mineral Centennial Spring 1990

LOUISA COUNTY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Mineral Centennial Spring 1990

by Abercrombie, Janice L

Louisa County Historical Society. Near Fine. 1990. Softcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages .
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$14.00