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1930 Towers (Volume Five) A Year Book (First Edition)

By: Bowling Green Business University

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Benson Printing Co: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031112

Condition: Very Good


Annual Yearbook of the College of Commerce, Bowling Green Business University. Black blind-stamped cloth. Previous owner's name and note written on textured end-papers. There is no other writing in the book. 110pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The William Whitley House

By: Charles G. Talbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frankfort, KY, Kentucky Department of Parks:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023710

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, illustrated front cover, frontispiece portrait, no writing in the book, 47pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ethel Martha Lovell; Pioneer in Vocational Education in Kentucky

By: Edwin K. Binford

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Louisville, University of Louisville Department of Education: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006844

Condition: Very Good


Nice Copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. View more info

Comin' Through the Gap (Signed First Edition)

By: Elsie May Peyton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Burlington, KY, Penandhoe Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031682

Condition: Good


Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. There is no other writing in the book. Paperback. Illustrated. 82pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Remember the Raisin! (Signed first edition)

By: G. Glenn Clift

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Frankfort, KY, Kentucky Historical Society: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 017693

Condition: Very Good +


Signed First Edition. This book of Kentucky history has a 5 star rating on Amazon. Orange-rust cloth, Binding tight. Mylar cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

History of Maysville and Mason County Volume One (From the Library of Morton H. Smith) First Edition

By: G. Glenn Clift

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Transylvania Printing Co: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042021

Condition: Very Good +


First Edition. Navy cloth. Gold spine lettering (just a bit faded). ix, 461pp., index. Personal library bookplate inside front cover. Full refund if not satisfied.This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Th... View more info

Creeker: A Woman's Journey (signed by author)

By: Linda Scott DeRosier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The University Press of Kentucky: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 058728

Condition: Very Good +


Signed by author. Blue cloth cover. Photograph frontispiece. 228 pp. A few pages of photographs around page 110. Pictorial dust jacket. Ex-library. Text body and binding in fine condition. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

John Wesley Hunt: Pioneer, Merchant, Manufacturer and Financier (Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf) Signed First Edition

By: Ramage, James A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The University Press of Kentucky: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 031685

ISBN: 0813102049

Condition: Very Good +


When John Wesley Hunt came to Kentucky in 1794, his plan was to open a general store in Lexington. A canny judge of business opportunity, he soon expanded his activities and became one of the responsible figures of Kentucky banking and finance. In another kind of venture, he imported fine stallions from the East, significantly improving the bloodlines of thoroughbreds and trotters in the Bluegrass. John Wesley Hunt tells the story of Hunt's business exploits against the background of life in frontier Lexington. James A. Ramage reveals how his innovative solutions to the financial problems of t... View more info

Kentucky Place Names (First Edition)

By: Rennick, Robert M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027997

ISBN: 0813115035

Condition: Very Good +


"From the wealth of place names in Kentucky, Rennick has selected those of some 2,000 communities and post offices. These places are usually the largest, the best known, or the most important as well as those with unusual or inherently interesting names. Including perhaps one-fourth of all such places known in the state, the names were chosen as a representative sample among Kentucky's counties and sections. Kentucky Place Names offers a fascinating mosaic of information on families, events, politics, and local lore in the state. It will interest all Kentuckians as well as the growing numb... View more info

The Wilderness Road (From the Library of Morton H. Smith)

By: Robert L. Kincaid

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsport, TN, Arcata Graphics: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041721

Condition: Very Good


Cream boards with black lettering and design. The special Kentucky Bicentennial reprint edition. Illustrated. 392pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith but does not have his personal library marking. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological ... View more info

In the Pennyrile of Old Kentucky, and Men, Things and Events (First Edition)

By: Savoyard (Eugene W. Newman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Press of the Sudwarth Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034538

Condition: Very Good +


Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. First Book of the series. 271pp., index. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. A few spots on rear cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Frankfort 200 Celebration 1786-1986 (Limited Edition)

By: Turner Publishing [Compiler]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Turner Publishing: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 031910

ISBN: 0938021176

Condition: Very Good


Rare 200th bicentennial celebration edition limited to 1,000 copies (this is #7). Handwritten correction sheet stapled to page 97; insert page 126A is included with cover letter. Previous owner's name written and stamped on illustrated end paper (map). Illustrated. 224pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info