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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

A Partial History of Henderson County (Signed First Edition)

By: James T. Fain, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 041583

Condition: Very Good +


Fain was Editor of The Times-News from October 1956 to May, 1972. Denim cloth. First Edition. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. 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

The Quiet People of the Land: A Story of the North Carolina Moravians in Revolutionary Times (The Old Salem series)

By: James, Hunter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press for Old Salem, Inc.: 1976

Seller ID: 017640

ISBN: 080781282X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, unmarked interior. Light foxing to book edges. Dust jacket shows minimal toning and is now protected by clear mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Address and Public Papers of James Grubbs Martin: Governor of North Carolina: Volume II 1989-1993

By: Jan - Michael Poff [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Division of Archives and History: 1996

Seller ID: 021564

ISBN: 0865262659

Condition: Like New


Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Like new. This book would make a great gift. xxxii, 763pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Exploring the Seacoast of Norht Carolina (Signed First Edition)

By: Jane Corey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, The Provincial Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the illustrator

Seller ID: 024256

Condition: Very Good


White illustrated cloth, tail of spine chipped, illustrated, illustrator's inscription on front free end-paper, there is no other writing in the book, 39pp., oblong, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The 1942 Hillbilly (Lee Edwards High School) Asheville, NC

By: Jean Anderson and Beth Malone, Editors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Inland Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023340

Condition: Good


Paperback, frontispiece, usual occasional signatures and notes, edges of covers tattered, 175pp., Full refund if not satisfied. Lee Edwards High School is now Asheville High School in Asheville, NC. View more info

Edelweiss (Volume Twenty) 1929

By: Jean Hicklin Craig

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, The Observer Printing House: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031115

Condition: Very Good


Annual Yearbook of Queens College in Charlotte, NC. Attractive brown cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Not paginated. Illustrated. Advertisements. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Some typical notes and signatures. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Yackety Yack 1968 (Volume 78) First Edition

By: Jeffrey Thomas Kuesel, Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing Co: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036524

Condition: Very Good


Annual Year Book of the University of North Carolina for 1968. Half leather with cloth boards. No writing in the book. Illustrated. 526pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Exit Ramps and Cheese Grits: Hole in the Wall Adventures in the Carolinas

By: Jeremy J. Bishop; Stuart J. Goree; Richard C. Webb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Southern Escarpment Co: 2002

Edition: Third Edition

Inscription: Signed by authors

Seller ID: 016055

ISBN: 0967342759

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by all three authors. Else clean and unmarked. 85pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Yackety Yack '61 (First Edition)

By: Jerome Stokes, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Washburn Printing Co: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036525

Condition: Very Good


Annual Year Book for the University of North Carolina for 1961. Black cloth with gold University seal on front cover. Illustrated. Previous owner's name written on rear free end-paper. 424pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Caroline Mountain Schoolboy: Stories and Poems (Signed First Edition)

By: Jim Foxx

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Weaverville, NC, Norhtside Graphics and Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032617

Condition: Near Fine


Younger readers will marvel at the way boys made their own fun before the advent of electronic entertainment. Paperback. Author's signature on front free end paper. Illustrated. 88pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Le's Whittle Awhile (Signed First Edition)

By: Jim Perry with Betsy White

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenville, NC, Era Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 022102

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold lettering, author's gift inscription on ffep., there is no other writing in the book, illustrated, 134pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

High Faith & Tall Tales: Tellings about Mars Hill College

By: Joe Chris Robertson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Biltmore Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027681

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. No writing in the book. vii, 45pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mountain Bred (First Edition)

By: John Parris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Citizens-Times Publishing Co: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037310

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but edges are chipped. 372pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mountain Bred (Signed First Edition)

By: John Parris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Citizens-Times Publishing Co: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 040063

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but edges are a bit tattered. Illustrated. 372pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Year Book Pasquotank Historical Society Elizabeth City, N. C. 1954-1955 and 1956-1957 (2 volumes) FIRST EDITION

By: John Elliott Wood, Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Elizabeth City, NC, Pell Paper Box Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007188

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set. Red cloth, previous owner's name written on front free end-paper, personal library bookplates inside front boards, one page in volume 1 has a little pencil underlining, pencil writing inside rear cover of volume 2, 166; 324pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

North Carolina Elements of Criminal Offenses [SIGNED]

By: John H. Snyder

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rutherfordton, NC, Snyder Publications: 1984

Inscription: Insribed by Author

Seller ID: 019442

Condition: Very Good +


Inscribed to previous owner by John Snyder. No other writing or markings. Clean, bright text pages. Covers have a few small stains and light creasing. Spine faded. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Historical Sketches of North Carolina, from 1584 to 1851 (2 volumes in 1) FIRST EDITION

By: John H. Wheeler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030394

Condition: Good


Compiled from Original Records, Official Documents, and Traditional Statements with Biographical Sketches of her distinguished statesmen, jurists, lawyers, soldiers, and divines. Wheeler was Treasurer of the State of North Carolina. 2 volumes in 1 complete. Brown gilt cloth with gold spine lettering. Head & tail of spine chipped. xxii, 23-138; 480pp., index, with Publisher's catalog. One third of half title page gone (no textual loss). Frontispieces on each volume... View more info

Historical Sketches of North Carolina, from 1584 to 1851 (2 volumes bound in one) FIRST EDITION

By: John H. Wheeler

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030572

Condition: Very Good +


Compiled from original records, official documents and traditional statements. With biographical sketches of her distinguished statesmen, jurists, lawyers, soldiers, and divines. Wheeler was Treasurer of the State of North Carolina. Illustrated with engravings. Two volumes in one complete. Rebound in brown buckram. Gold spine lettering. 138; 480pp., index, with a 24-page publisher's catalog. Moderate foxing. Howes W323. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Historical Sketches of North Carolina; from 1584 to 1851 (2 volumes bound as one) First Edition

By: John H. Wheeler

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040234

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Howes W323. Professional replacement of end sheets. Two volumes bound as one. Mild to moderate foxing. Spine sunned. Publisher's cloth. Frontispiece. 138; 480pp., index with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Second Annual Session of the Baptist Seaside Assembly, Wrightsville Beach, NC June 25 to July 2, 1916 (First Edition)

By: John Jeter Hurt, President

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Mutual Publishing: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034698

Condition: Very Good


Brochure for a Summer Training School for Christian Workers. Paperback. Original paper wraps. Stapled booklet. Illustrated. 16pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Loggin' Days and Loggin' Ways - Sunburst: A Chapter from My Mountains, My People

By: John Parris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1957

Seller ID: 019786

Condition: Very Good


Slim stapled booklet. No writing or markings. Covers and page edges toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Boojum of the Balsams

By: John Parris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canton, NC, The Champion Paper and Fibre Company:

Seller ID: 019790

Condition: Very Good -


John Parris's tale of the mysterious "Boojum" who lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina and has a cache of valuable gems hidden in jugs of "peartnin' juice." Stapled booklet with pictorial front cover. No writing or markings. Covers toned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mountain Cooking

By: John Parris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times Publishing Company: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019811

Condition: Near Fine


No writing or markings in the book. Clean, bright text pages. Very light foxing to book edges and endpapers. Nicely bound in green cloth with gilt lettering, protected by original dust jacket. Jacket is faded around edges of front board and shows modest edgewear. A tight, attractive copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mountain Cooking (First Edition)

By: John Parris

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Citizens-Times Publishing Co: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035233

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold spine lettering. Gift inscription on half title page. First free end paper is missing. Illustrated. 372pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

These Storied Mountains

By: John Parris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times Publishing Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036543

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the book. Fingertip sized loss on dust jacket spine. 372pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Western North Carolina: A History (From 1730 to 1913) First Edition

By: John Preston Arthur

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edward Buncombe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Asheville, NC: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037504

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Lovely rebind in navy leather. Raised bands with gold lettering on spine. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Portrait frontispiece. Bound in silk ribbon page mark. 709pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Heritage of Henderson County North Carolina Volume II - 1988. Sesquicentennial Edition 1838-1988 (Signed First Edition)

By: Jones, George Alexander [Editor]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, Hunter Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the editor

Seller ID: 025722

ISBN: 0894592599

Condition: Fine


Signed First Edition. Black cloth with gold lettering and design, author's signature on title page, there is no other writing in the book, x, 493pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Illustrated History: Trinity Episcopal Church, Asheville, NC 1849-2011 (First Edition)

By: Joseph H. Alexander, Compiler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, R. Brent and Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028512

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gold lettering. Pictorial end papers. Illustrated. Includes a Trinity Pioneer's postcard signed by Mary Parker, Ernestine Tuton and Mac Patton. Nice copy. xi, 152pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Names and Places: A Lake Junaluska Cyclopedia and the Lake Junaluska that Never Was

By: Joseph W. Laskey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lake Junaluska, NC, Joseph W, Laskey: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023849

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, frontispiece map, last free end paper has pencil writing, 60pp., this is an extremely scarce item. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Names and Places: A Lake Junaluska Cyclopedia

By: Joseph W. Lasley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: self published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009873

Condition: Near Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

1950 Oak Leaves (First Edition)

By: Josephine Snow, Editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Edwards & Broughton: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038582

Condition: Very Good -


Green leatherlike boards. Illustrated end papers are clipped and removed. Illustrated. 159pp., with ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Illustrated History: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1849-2011 Asheville, North Carolina (Signed First Edition)

By: Jospeh H. Alexander, Compiler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, R. Brent and Co: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the compiler

Seller ID: 032755

Condition: Fine


Features a narrated photographic gallery of Trinity's iconic art and architecture. Signed by the compiler on title page. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated. 152pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. Includes a Trinity Pioneers postcard signed by three pioneers (Mary Parker, Ernestine Tuton and Mac Patton). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The History of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, North Carolina (First Edition)

By: Joyce Justus Parris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Marceline, MO, Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030788

Condition: Fine


Burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. As new condition. No writing in the book. Illustrated. Solid copy. xii, 244pp., appendix. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Yackety Yack 1929 (First Edition)

By: Junius G. Adams, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, Queen City Printing Co: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036589

Condition: Very Good -


Annual Year Book for 1929 for the University of North Carolina. Illustrated. Head and tail of spine chipped. 387pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

How the Biltmore Forest School Came to Be (Coloring Book)

By: Kate Palmer; Frank Tainter

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 019794

Condition: Fine


Like new book, no writing or markings. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Records of the Moravians in North Carolina Volume X (1841-1851) First Edition

By: Kenneth G. Hamilton, Editor

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, State Department of Archives and History: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038609

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket not price-clipped. Mylar cover. Frontispiece. 5058-5683pp., index. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Records of the Moravians in North Carolina Volume XI (1852-1879) First Edition

By: Kenneth G. Hamilton, Editor

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, State Department of Archives and History: 1969

Seller ID: 038610

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gold spine lettering. Dust jacket not price-clipped. Mylar cover. Frontispiece. 5686-6209pp., index. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Inquiry Into The Constitution, Discipline, Unity and Worship, of the Primitive Church, That Flourish'd within the first Three Hundred Years after Christ. Faithfully Collected out of the Extant Writigns of those Ages. By an Impartial Hand; The Second Part of the Inquiry Into The Constitution, Discipline, Unity and Worship, of the Primitive Church, That Flourish'd within the first Three Hundred Years after Christ. Faithfully Collected out of the Extant Writings of those Ages. By an Impartial Hand.

By: King, Lord Peter

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Printed for J. Wyat at the Rose, and R. Robinson at the Golden-Lyon, in St. Paul's Church-Yard: 1713

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 037953

Condition: Very Good -


Book once owned by the founder of Hendersonville, NC. Book previously owned by "Mitchell King 1841" which is hand-written on a label inside the front cover. Mitchell was a Judge who owned and donated 1,000 acres which became the town of Hendersonville, NC. His slaves built its 100-foot-wide Main Street. Dating to shortly after the founding of Henderson County in 1838, Hendersonville is traditionally known as "The City of Four Seasons." Immediately be... View more info

Quips and Cranks 1927 (Volume Thirty) Davidson College (First Edition)

By: L. D. Wharton, Jr., Editor

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Davidson, NC, Davidson College: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035961

Condition: Very Good -


Annual Yearbook of Davidson College for 1927. Full leather. Illustrated front cover. Illustrated end-papers. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. Section dividers with tissue guards. Last 2 pages have insect damage (especially at hinges). Previous owner's name gold stamped on front cover. 316pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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A New Voyage to Carolina

By: Lawson, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: 1967-01-01

Seller ID: 026003

ISBN: 0807841269

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine paperback, greenish blue cover. Clean white pages. This book would make a great gift.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains, 3rd Edition (Ultimate Guide to Asheville & Hendersonville)

By: Lee James Pantas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Asheville, NC, R. Brent and Company: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 027177

ISBN: 0967806100

Condition: Fine


This greatly expanded and revised third edition is the only guidebook you ll ever need to explore and enjoy this entire area. Foreword by Rick Boyer, originator of Places Rated Almanac. Included are 15 area maps, over 100 original illustrations, easy-to-use index, listings by category, in-depth chapters, and web links. Find the best: accommodations, restaurants, attractions, festivals & events, nightlife, outdoor recreation, golf, kids' activities, daytrips and much more... View more info

A Short History of Laurel Park

By: Lincoln F. Parker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Laurel Park Civic Association: 1992

Seller ID: 008219

Condition: Fine


This 1992 edition is a revision of an earlier work. View more info

A Generosity of Spirit: The Early History of the Research Triangle Park (First Edition)

By: Link, Albert N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Triangle Park, NC, Research Triangle Foundation: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028762

ISBN: 0964805103

Condition: New


The first history of the famous Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. New copy. First Edition. Illustrated. xii, 149pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Generosity of Spirit: The Early History of the Research Triangle Park (First Edition)

By: Link, Albert N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Research Triangle Park, NC, Research Triangle Foundation: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036672

ISBN: 0964805103

Condition: New


The first history of the famous Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. New copy. First Edition. Illustrated. xii, 149pp., index. Mylar cover. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Saint John in the Wilderness 1836 - The Oldest Episcopal Church in Western North Carolina (Signed First Edition)

By: Loiuse Howe Bailey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Biltmore Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023919

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gold lettering and design, previous owner's embossed blind stamp on front free end-paper, illustrated (some in color), no writing in the book, 139pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Voice of the Hills 1948

By: Loraine Crowell, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Asheville, NC, Senior Class of Sand Hill High School: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017976

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy embossed cloth, "Ruby Jean's" copy with the usual signatures and notes throughout, binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info