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Country College on the Yadkin: A Historical Narrative (Limited Edition)

By: Fick, Virginia G

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, History Division, Hunter Pub. Co: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 031691

ISBN: 0894592548

Condition: Very Good


History of the college founded in 1856 in Davidson County. Orange cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. "Rejection Copy" stickers on front cover and inside front cover. Means that it was not part of the numbered edition. The number is left blank on the Limited Edition page that says, "number ____ of 1000 copies" Previous owner's name stamped front and rear covers. iv, 89pp., index. One half inch tear at head of spine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Echo 1933 (Greensboro College, NC) First Edition

By: Frances Foil, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031103

Condition: Very Good


Annual yearbook of Greensboro College (NC). Lots of typical writing and signatures throughout. 64pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dawn in Carolina: A Play in Three Acts (Limited First Edition)

By: Frances Guignard Gibbes (Mrs. Oscar L. Keith)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, State Commercial Printing Co.: 1946

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller ID: 017338

Condition: Near Fine


This edition limited to 1,000 copies - this copy is unnumbered. Text contains hand-written corrections, with note on flyleaf in the same hand that states: "The printers errors in this volume have been corrected under the supervision of Frances G. Gibbes." Pages are lightly tanned from age, but clean and crisp. Dust jacket is toned with minimal edge-wear. Now protected by clear mylar and looks sharp. 128pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Martin County History Volume I (Indexed) First Edition

By: Francis M. Manning and W. H. Booker

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Williamstown, NC, Enterprise Publishing Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031222

Condition: Very Good


Martin County, NC is on the eastern coastal region of North Carolina. Gray cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. 337pp., index. A few pages have some underlining and notes. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Religion and Education in Martin County 1774-1974 Indexed (First Edition)

By: Francis M. Manning and W. H. Booker

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Williamstown, NC, Enterprise Publishing Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031238

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Illustrated. Some underlining and marginalia. 331pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

From the Banks of the Oklawaha (Volume I-SIGNED)

By: Frank L. Fitzsimons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Golden Glow Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027261

Condition: Very Good +


Signed by Frank Fitzsimons. Foxing to endsheets; text pages are clean and bright. First edition dust jacket in good condition. Mylar cover. 366pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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From the Banks of the Oklawaha Vol. II (Signed First Edition)

By: Frank L. FitzSimons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hendersonville, NC, Golden Glow Publishing Co: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 027747

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with gold lettering and design on spine and front cover. Author's inscription on front free end-paper. Dust-jacket is price clipped. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 413pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Yackety Yack 1946

By: Frederick James Flagler, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Lassiter Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036409

Condition: Very Good


Annual Year Book of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC for 1946. Illustrated. No writing in the book. 295pp. A very good copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Chancellors Extraordinary: J. Carlyle Sitterson and LeRoy T. Walker (Signed)

By: Friday, William C., and Willis P. Whichard

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Caroliniana Society, Inc: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by both authors

Seller ID: 037725

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both authors on title page. Limited Edition #70/500. Illustrated. 29pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Limestones and Marls of North Carolina Bulletin No. 28 (North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey. First Edition

By: G. F. Loughlin, E. W. Berry, J. A. Cushman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton Printing Co: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036205

Condition: Very Good


First Edition copy. Paperback. Original paper wraps. Illustrated. Folding maps. 211pp. Spine sunned. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Fat Fenders and Reflections [SIGNED]

By: Garland O. Goodwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Southern Historical Press, Inc.: 2008

Inscription: Insribed by Author

Seller ID: 019651

ISBN: 0893088536

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed to previous owner by author. Otherwise like new. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Brief History of The Black Presence in Henderson County (First Edition)

By: Gary Franklin Greene

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, The Black History Research Committee: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037887

Condition: Fine


Introduction by Dr. Robert Copeland, Professor, University of Illinois. Black cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Illustrated. 90pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Fourteenth Annual Convention North Carolina Baptist Young People's Union, June 19,20,21, 1923 High Point (First Edition)

By: Gary G. Pridgen, President

Price: $25.00

Publisher: High Point, NC, 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034702

Condition: Very Good


Program Guide for this event. Paperback. Original paper wraps. Illustrated. 40pp., with advertisements. Minor marginalia. Previous owner's name written on front cover in pencil Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Heritage of Henderson County North Carolina Volume 1 1985 (First Edition)

By: George Alexander Jones

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem NC, Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038613

Condition: Very Good +


Black cloth with gold letter and seal on spine and front cover. The scarce first volume. Illustrated. 350pp., index. Previous owner's name written inside rear cover. Solid copy. First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Heritage of Henderson County North Carolina Volume 1 1985 (First Edition)

By: George Alexander Jones

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem NC, Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038614

Condition: Very Good +


Black cloth with gold letter and seal on spine and front cover. The scarce first volume. Illustrated. 350pp., index. Previous owner's name written inside rear cover. Solid copy. First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A Century of Service: A Story of Calvary Methodist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1865-1965 - Historical, Reminiscent and Commentary (Signed)

By: George W. Dooley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1965

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 013981

Condition: Very Good -


Signed by George Dooley on flyleaf. Glossy white pages with numerous photographs. Light foxing on endpapers - text is clean. Small scrape in corner of flyleaf. A few pages have highlighting. Black cloth covers show minimal wear. Binding tight. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A History of Printing in North Carolina: A Detailed Account of the Pioneer Printers, 1749-1800 and of the Edwards & Boughton Company, 1871-1946, Including a Brief Account of the Connecting Period (First Edition)

By: George Washington Paschal; Joseph Daniels, Introduction

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, Edwards & Boughton Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059766

Condition: Fine


First edition. Navy blue cloth cover. Frontispiece. Illustrated with photographs. 313pp. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only a few small tears. It's covers and spine are stained and sunned. Book itself is in fine condition. Gift inscribed (not by author). Text body is clean and free from underlining, highlighting, or notes. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

My Pants are Wet, Bit I Didn't Do It (signed)

By: George Wilkins

Price: $5.00

Publisher: self published: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: warmly inscribed by author

Seller ID: 009792

Condition: Very Good +


Wilkins was an administrator in education in Hendersonville, NC.Enclosed is a card from the author thanking the owner for help with the book.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Echo 1916 (Greensboro College for Women) First Edition

By: Greensboro College for Women

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greensboro, NC, Greensboro College for Women: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036232

Condition: Very Good


Annual Yearbook of the Greensboro College for Women. First Edition. Textured end papers. Illustrated. 162pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Echo 1926 (Greensboro College)

By: Greensboro College Students' Association

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Benson Printing: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035968

Condition: Very Good


Annual Yearbook of Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC for 1926. Green leather with silver lettering and date on front cover. Illustrated. Handwritten notes throughout. Illustrated end-papers. Previous owner's name written on front end paper. 207pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

For History's Sake: The Preservation and Publication of North Carolina History 1663-1903 (First Edition)

By: H. G. Jones

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026882

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated end-papers. No writing in the book. Mylar cover. xvi, 319pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Message to the Governor in Relation to the International Exhibition Document No. 35; Session 1881 (First Edition)

By: H. G. Stebbins and others

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, News and Observer: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029172

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Removed 6pp pamphlet. No writing. Paperclip mark at upper left corner of pages. Regarding the "proposed Centennial Anniversary of the Treaty of Peace, and International Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine to be held in New York in 1883." Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Carolina Humor: Sketches By Harden E. Taliaferro (First Edition)

By: Harden E. Taliaferro

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Dietz Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037768

Condition: Near Fine


A nice first edition copy in mylar. Green cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Portrait frontispiece. viii, 87pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Announcement of Harmony High School, Harmony, N.C.: A Farm Life School for Boys & Girls (Ninth Year - 1916-1917) First Edition

By: Harmony High School

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harmony, NC, Self-published: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034613

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Paperback. Stapled booklet. 16pp., with advertisements. Errata slip bound-in at first page. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Nineteen Forty Eight Yackety Yack: Volume 58 (First Edition)

By: Harold Bursley, Editor and others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Lassiter Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024589

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with black lettering, illustrated, no writing in the book, 512pp., Full refund if not satisfied. Included is a photo of Charlie Justice. View more info

North Carolina's Heritage: A Cultural Source Book (First Edition)

By: Harold J. and Roberta D. Counihan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, The Cultural Arts Division Department of Public Instruction:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028169

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Spiral binder. Illustrated. No writing in the book. xiii, 298pp. "Filled with interesting tid-bits of North Carolina fact and fiction." Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

History of First Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina (First Edition)

By: Harriot Sutton Rankin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, Harriot Sutton Rankin: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035077

Condition: Good +


Blue cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Illustrated. Frontispiece portrait. Folding chart. 160pp., index. Includes a May 8, 1938 Church Bulletin in fair condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Asheville: Places of Discovery (Signed First Edition)

By: Harshaw, Lou

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lakemont, GA, Copple House Books/Caroline House Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033047

ISBN: 0932298095

Condition: Very Good


Photographic account of one of the South's most luxurious resort cities with wilderness settings. Pictorial paperback. Newspaper article stapled in at Dedication page. Author's gift inscription on half title page. Profusely illustrated. 199pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Reflections of Cataloochee Valley and its Vanished People from the Great Smoky Mountains (Signed by author)

By: Hattie Caldwell Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maggie Valley, NC, Hattie Caldwell Davis: 1999

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 060745

ISBN: 0967068916

Condition: Like New


Title page signed by the author. Pictorial cover photographed and designed by the author. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 304 pp. In like new condition. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Picture Man: Photographs By Paul Buchanan

By: Hawthorne, Ann [Editor]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031865

ISBN: 0807821195

Condition: Fine


The Picture Man was Paul Buchanan (ca. 1910-1987), an itinerant photographer who, on foot, on horseback, and by car, wandered four North Carolina mountain counties from 1920 until about 1951. He had stopped making pictures for more than thirty years when Ann Hawthorne, a photographer living in the mountains, heard about Buchanan and went to see him. He told her stories--many of which are transcribed in this book--and showed her some of his negatives, which were filthy and, she thought, unprintable. Hawthorne cleaned them up, though, and discovered a splendid photographer. Buchanan didn't think... View more info

Tar Heel Tombstones and the Tales They Tell (First Edition)

By: Henry King

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Asheboro, NC, Down Home Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028381

ISBN: 0962425524

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. Illustrated. 186pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Early Maps of Carolina and Adjoining Regions, From the Collection of Henry P. Kendall, Boston, Mass, Camden, SC

By: Henry P. Kendall; Louis C. Karpinski; Priscilla Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Carolina Art Association at the Gibbes Art Gallery: 1937

Seller ID: 017222

Condition: Very Good


This is a catalog of Henry P. Kendall's collection rather than the maps themselves. No writing or markings in the book. Covers faded around edges. A nice, tight copy. No writing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The University of North Carolina at Asheville: The first sixty years

By: Highsmith, William Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, University of North Carolina at Asheville: 1991

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023452

ISBN: 0962935603

Condition: New


Blue cloth with silver lettering, no writing in the book, 316pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Leaves from the Notebook of an Appalachian Physician (Signed First Edition)

By: Hugh A. Matthews, M. D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin, NC, Macon Graphics: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 024410

Condition: Very Good


Mustard cloth with gold lettering, author's gift inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, ix, 198pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Upheaval in Albemarle: The Story of Culpeper's Rebellion 1675-1689

By: Hugh F. Rankin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, The Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission: 1962

Seller ID: 036251

Condition: Very Good


Author was Associate Professor of History at Tulane University. Paperback. Original paper wraps. Light marginalia on front cover. 87pp. Front free end paper gone. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Like a River Flowing (First Edition) Signed by Dr. Redin Kirk

By: Ida L. Moore

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Dr. Redin Kirk

Seller ID: 058416

Condition: Very Good +


Signed by Dr. William Redin Kirk (1870-1960 and his wife Josephine (1880-1957). Dr. Kirk is an important part of the history of Hendersonville. Originally a surgeon for the U.S. Amy, he came to Henderson country in the early 1900's to recover from tuberculosis. Once cured he set up his own sanatorium and quickly became known as one of the leading physicians in Henderson county. He worked on financial committees to see Hendersonville's streets improved and eventually pushed for a hospital to be built, resulting in the establishment of Patton Memorial Hospital. (Adapted from information found i... View more info

The Edelweiss 1927 (Volume Eighteen) First Edition

By: Ila Hoover, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Senior Class of Queens College: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034509

Condition: Very Good


Annual Year Book of the Queens College in Charlotte, NC for the year 1927. Burgundy leather with gold Edelweiss seal on front cover. First Edition. Signatures and notes (as typical). Previous owner's name written on first illustrated end-paper. Volume 18. Solid copy. 199pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Reminiscences of Randolph County

By: J. A. Blair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Randolph, NC, Randolph County Historical Society: 1978

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028597

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from 1890 edition by Reece & Elam. 57 page stapled booklet. No writing in the booklet. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Manual: Courses of Study for the High Schools of North Carolina: Educational Publication No. 79, Division of Supervision No. 20 (First Edition)

By: J. Henry Highsmith

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, State Superintendent of Public Instruction: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034688

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Original paper wraps. Stapled booklet. Ex-library stamp on front cover. There is no other writing or markings in the book. 172pp., index. Front cover age-toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

From These Beginnings: Wilmington College 1946-1969 (SIGNED)

By: J. Marshall Crews; Editor-Mary Duex Dodson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilmington, The University of North Carolina: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 014842

Condition: Very Good


Signed on flyleaf by J. Marshall Crews, and marked 52/100. Ink notation on one other page - else unmarked. Small stain to title page - else pages are clean, white and glossy. Card catalog number taped to spine of dust jacket, but no other indication of ex-library. Dust jacket shows minimal edgewear and is now protected with clear mylar cover. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Notes on Lake Lanier (Near Tryon, N.C.)

By: J. W. Lawrence, Sr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Landrum, SC, The News Leader: 1996

Seller ID: 041109

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Previous owner's name on front cover. Some underlining and highlighting. 44pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ra-cruits (A Three-Act Play)

By: James A. McLaughlin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hendersonville, NC, 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 005569

Condition: Good +


Paperback. Original green paper wraps. Inscribed on front free end paper to "Sergeant O. D. Biddy of Old Tent 18, my old bunk mate with all good wishes! Colonel James A. McLaughlin" McLaughlin was a First Sergeant from Hendersonville, NC. The play is about WWI.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

1951 Yackety Yack

By: James A. Mills, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Students of the University of North Carolina: 1951

Seller ID: 038634

Condition: Very Good


Annual Yearbook of the University of North Carolina. Full leather. Illustrated. 456pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A History of Richmond County (Signed)

By: James E. and Ida C. Huneycutt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rockingham, NC, Self-published: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by the authors

Seller ID: 029252

Condition: Very Good +


This book deals primarily with the political, social and economic development of Richmond County. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Authors' gift inscription on front free end-paper. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 400pp., index. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Addresses and Public Papers of James Grubbs Martin, Governor of North Carolina: 1985-1989 (Voilume I)

By: James G Martin; Jan-Michael Poff [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Division of Archives and History, Dept. of Cultural Resources: 1992

Seller ID: 021565

ISBN: 0865262500

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine hard cover in near fine dust jacket, which shows very light shelf wear (the dust jacket is lightly rubbed). xlii, 1,089pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. View more info

Letter of James Patton one of the first residents of Asheville, North Carolina to his children

By: James Patton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1981

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037822

Condition: Near Fine


Republished for distribution among his descendants, relatives and friends. Reprint of 1839 first edition. Paperback. 33pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Partial History of Henderson County (Signed)

By: James T. Fain Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 038809

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on front free end page. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. Navy cloth with gold spine lettering. xiv, 601pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

North Carolina

By: James Valentine; Marguerite Schumann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Charles H. Belding: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014607

ISBN: 0912856505

Condition: Near Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Vivid full-color photographs of the beautiful North Carolina landscape. Front endsheets are lightly soiled, but text pages are clean and crisp. Dust jacket shows modest wear/soiling but is now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Jonesboro, Moore County, N.C. Volume I: 1860-1907 (First Edition)

By: James Vann Comer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034571

Condition: Near Fine


Author's signature and date on title page. Paperback. Near fine condition. v, 164pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

When Things Were Simple in the Town of Cameron, N. C. (2 volumes) Signed First Edition

By: James Vann Comer, Compiler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the compiler

Seller ID: 035901

Condition: Very Good


Author's signature on title page in volume 2. Volume 1 is First Edition and dated 1987. Volume 2 is dated 1988 and is Second Edition. Paperback. Illustrated. 121; 155pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info