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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
1 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

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Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece, Aran, Berge
2 Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece
Aran, Berge
Santa Barbara, California Austin Val Verde Foundation 2005 1890449393 / 9781890449391 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Berge Aran, Photographer 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket - NEW condition. Dark green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, unmarked. Clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs by Berge Aran. Introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jensen. Size approx. 9" x 12" . 144 pages with Bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unworn. Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early 20th Century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1895-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California. 025757

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3 Contemporary Southern Prose
Beatty, Richmond Croom and William Perry Fidler
Boston D. C. Heath & Co. 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with clean paper label on spine (unchipped). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 614 pgs. Contains work by Faulkner, Marjorie Rawlings, Erskine Caldwell and other important contemporary southern writers. 8vo. Literature. 007829

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The Vital South;  How Presidents are Elected, Black, Earl;  Black, Merle
4 The Vital South; How Presidents are Elected
Black, Earl; Black, Merle
Cambridge, MA - London, England Harvard University Press 1992 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean sky-blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "For Dick Fenno, with great respect and admiration - Merle Black - March, 1999" Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped and has some minor surface wear to corner tips, small chip at bottom right front corner tip (size of pea). 400 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Political. 014273

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Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies, Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
5 Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies
Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
Kingsport, Tennessee Southern Publishers, Inc. 1948 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean hardcover book, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering, gold line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Inscribed to Josephine Seikel with good wishes and the hope that you will enjoy this armchair trip through the Great Smokies - Sincerely, Elizabeth S. Bowman." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs. 212 pages. Clean dust jacket is illustrated by Carlos C. Campbell, showing a view from Mt. LeConte--looking across the vast Greenbrier wilderness area to Mt. Guyot, Mt. Chapman and other high peaks. Jacket has slight edge wear, a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The beauty, history, geology, legends and traditions of the Great Smoky Mountains. 027171

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Marching On, Boyd, James
6 Marching On
Boyd, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, May 1927" on copyright page with Scribner seal. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 426 pgs. Original dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight fading to orange background on spine, a few very small edge chips, 2" closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Civil War novel --a magnificent romance of the times. The hero, a descendant of the Fraser family that figured in the author's previous Revolutionary War novel "Drums", is a son of a poor farmer of southern North Carolina. The story of his love for the daughter of a great slave-owner and planter runs its course throughout the war. Scarce book, particularly in jacket. 017834

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Quaint Little Stories in Verse, Bullenkamp, Dorothy
7 Quaint Little Stories in Verse
Bullenkamp, Dorothy
Brooklyn, NY Pageant-Poseidon Ltd. 1974 0-8181-0328-0 / 9780818103285 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First edition book in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with a little light foxing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Eleanor and Clary with fond memories - Dorothy E. Bullenkamp." 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stories in verse about chipmunks, deer, and squirrels - exploring the southern forest and countryside with a view toward nature and animals. 022929

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Everywhere I Roam, Burman, Ben Lucien
8 Everywhere I Roam
Burman, Ben Lucien
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to inner edges of endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 304 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel with an unforgettable character, Captain Asa, the Cumberland mountaineer who travels about the South in his trailer, trying to find a haven in a disturbed world where he can get back to the good old times and keep his straying children safe at his side. Rich in humor, warm, and philosophic, EVERYWHERE I ROAM is at the same time full of subtle irony as it presents a brilliant pageant of southern life and, indeed, American life. 025119

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Rooster Crows for A Day, Burman, Ben Lucien
9 Rooster Crows for A Day
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York E. P. Dutton 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold riverboat on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "Steamboat Round the Bend," this book was the winner of the 1944-1945 Thomas Jefferson Award. It is a novel of equatorial Africa. For a long time Mississippi steamboats have been transported all over the world for shallow river navigation. The author has taken one of these vessels with its pilot off to the fever-ridden Congo, a region he knows, like the Mississippi, from actual experience. All the scenes are experienced through the eyes of Little Doc, the boy from Cotton Valley. 027823

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This Heart, This Hunter, Burnett, Hallie Southgate
10 This Heart, This Hunter
Burnett, Hallie Southgate
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean decorated boards with clean light gray cloth spine, pink lettering on spine. Mere hint of slightest surface wear to bottom board edges, no fading, no bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear, small closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge, very faint soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the first year of marriage and the protaganist's coming of age against the backdrop of the South and the activities of the KKK. 8vo. Fiction. 015865

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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
11 Unexpected Treasure
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Pimlott, Illustrator 
First Printing, in original jacket. Clean yellow boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name (blacked out) on front fixed endpaper beneath front dustjacket flap. 190 pp. Illustrated by John Pimlott. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny edge chips. Author's photo with a beaver friend on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of her life on a 250-acre wildlife refuge in southern New Jersey, and the animal friends who filled their lives. 019790

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Erskine Caldwell's Gulfcoast Stories, Caldwell, Erskine
12 Erskine Caldwell's Gulfcoast Stories
Caldwell, Erskine
Boston Little Brown 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 248 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, slight wear at top of spine, surface abrasion at lower spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009011

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Bless Your Heart: Saving the World One Covered Dish at a Time, Caldwell, Patsy; Amy Lyles WIlson
13 Bless Your Heart: Saving the World One Covered Dish at a Time
Caldwell, Patsy; Amy Lyles WIlson
Thomas Nelson 2010 1401600522 / 9781401600525 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Like new clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Brown boards with black lettering on spine - no fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fabulous and easy comfort-food recipes fill this book with great meals and a lot of love. 027874

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East Meets West, South of the Border, Canfield, D. Lincoln
14 East Meets West, South of the Border
Canfield, D. Lincoln
Carbondale and Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading at extreme upper edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed in Spanish and signed, dated on front free endpaper by author. Previous owner name and date below. 137 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with small spot on front panel near fold edge (smaller than a dime); one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Latin America. 016230

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Cather, Willa
15 Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Cather, Willa
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with unchipped, unfaded paper title labels on cover and spine. Very slight fading to cloth on spine and mere hint of fading to spine edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper (one line & date). 295 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.50 on inner flap corner). Tiny shallow chip at base of spine and at one corner tip, one tiny closed edge tear. Very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Virginia just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. 8vo. Fiction. 013892

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Ramsden Case, Chandler, David
16 The Ramsden Case
Chandler, David
New York Simon & Schuster 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small remainder mark on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 382 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), is clean with slight age-toning, a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which focuses on a murder trial in a small Southern U.S. town, a case which penetrates the cliches of race relations and of human relations. 021248

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Deep are the Roots, d'Usseau, Arnaud and James Gow
17 Deep are the Roots
d'Usseau, Arnaud and James Gow
New York Charles Scribner 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with white and black unchipped stamped lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper, with small circular red sticker from "The Dramatic Publishing Co. - Chicago" in upper right corner of front free endpaper. Dustjacket featuring photo from the play is clean, not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom spine edges, wear at front spine fold, hint of rubbing. Photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most successful and controversial plays of the era, about an African American war hero returning to his Southern U.S. town. 020374

Price: 30.00 USD
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Out of the Red Bush, Daugherty, Kermit
18 Out of the Red Bush
Daugherty, Kermit
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gold and red-orange lettering on cover, gold lettering and small red-orange decoration on spine. Tiny bit of fading at uppermost edge of spine, with 1/8" closed tear at top edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and boldly signed by author on front free endpaper: "Friend Paul - Greetings and all good wishes. - Kermit Daugherty." Small date stamp at top corner of front free endpaper (July 29, 1954). 251 pages + one page "About the Author." Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge extending slightly into rear panel, very small chip at lower corner tip, tiny chip to lower spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Red Brush Country of southern Ohio at the turn of the 19th Century, when it was a pocket of resistance to the outside world, a throwback to the self-contained communities of pioneer days. 021590

Price: 85.00 USD
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The Lady & Sons; The Lady & Sons, Too! (2 cookbooks in a slipcase), Deen, Paula H.
19 The Lady & Sons; The Lady & Sons, Too! (2 cookbooks in a slipcase)
Deen, Paula H.
New York Random House 1998 Later printing Paperback Fine 
Two as new trade paperbacks with plastic comb binding together in a clean, bright unchipped slipcase. No names, writing or marks. First book (The Lady & Sons - Savannah Country Cookbook) has an Introduction by John Berendt, author of "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Second book (The Lady & Sons, Too! - A Whole New Batch of Recipes from Savannah) is a follow up to the first book, this time Paula Deen's sons get in the act with some of their favorite recipes. All in all, gift-worthy good Southern cooking! 026081

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Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s, Donald Worster
20 Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s
Donald Worster
Oxford University Press, USA 1982 0195032128 / 9780195032123 First Paperback Near Fine 
First trade paperback edition. Very clean, bright book with no names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Binding is tight; no creasing or chipping. Well illustrated. 277 pages with index. 023476

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