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Covered Bridges of the South

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1970

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 022988


56 pp, tan papercovered boards w/brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/yel lettering & w/pictorial front. Book about the covered bridges in North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, South Carolina, & Kentucky. slight bow to book, dj front flap corner clipped. View more info

A History of Kentucky

By: Allen, William B.

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Green County Historical Soc.: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 008627


471 pp, green cloth boards, Embracing gleanings, reminiscenes, antiquities, natural curiosities, s tatistics and biographical sketches of pioneers, soldiers, jurists, alwyers, statesmen, divines, mechanics, farmers, merchants, and other leading men, of all occupations and pursuits. The original was printed in 1872 & published by Bradley & Gilbert of Louisville, KY . prev owners name on ffep. View more info

Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 033930


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 034217


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes

By: Bagur, Jacques D.

Price: $84.79

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2001

Seller ID: 036688


xii, 821 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown-wht-black w/pictorial front, spine, & rear panels. The book examines water transportation and natural and socioeconomic factors that affected it in Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and the Red River. The author explains how a natural logjam formed a continous waterbody west of Shreveport. View more info

The Beleaguered City : Richmond 1861-1865

By: Bill, Alfred Hoyt, illustrated

Price: $65.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By

Seller ID: 008114


313 pp, xviii, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED, includes invoice f/book f/1946, Material f/book was drawn from diaries of the citizens of Richmond, Southern records, memoirs of the time & f/the writings of foreigners who were friends & collaborators of the citizens of Richmond. From 1861 to 1865 the story of Richmond is the story of a seige. Until near the end communications to the west & south remained open. From the moment that Federal warships took... View more info

Just Folks: Visitin' With Carolina People

By: Bledsoe, Jerry

Price: $22.53

Publisher: Charlotte, NC, East Woods Press: 1980

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 049640


208 pp, brown papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, brown dj w/brown lettering and green wraparound illustration. Collection of short stories that appeared in the author's columns. He records his conversations with these sixty-six people. Some are weatlhy, some famous, others have lived in poverty all their lives. prev owner marked out price on the front flap. View more info

The Journal of Southern History May 1996 Vol. LXII, No. 2

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1996

Seller ID: 034957


205-446 pp, 20 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: Gresham's Laws Labor Managment on an early-eighteenth-century chesapeake plantation, A Jacksonian Democrat in Postbellum alabama the ideaology and influence of journalist Robert McKee 1869-1896, and Mexicans mechanization and the growth of corporate cotton culture in south Texas, the Taft Ranch 1900-1930. View more info

The Journal of Southern History August 1997 Vol. LXIII, No. 3

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $7.01

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1997

Seller ID: 034959


495-724 pp, 16 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: The limits of antislavery thought in the Revolutionary Lower South - John Laurens and Henry Laruens, Saint Domingue in Virginia - ideology, local meanings, adn resistance to slavery 1790-1800, deference and violence in the postbellum urban south - manners and massacres in Danville, Virginia, and Bogalusa Burning - the war against biracial unionism in the deep south - 19... View more info

The Journal of Southern History February 2002 Vol. LXVIII, No. 1

By: Boles, John B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, Southern Historical Association: 1999

Seller ID: 034964


1-256, 20 pp ads, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The journal contains the following articles: Tom Watson revisited, suffrage restriction in Post-Reconstruction Texas, The campaign for racial purity and the erosion of paternalism in Virginia 1922-1930, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commisiion and Beach Intergration, 1959-1963. View more info

Ghost Ship of the Confederacy

By: Boykin, Edward

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007636


404 pp, Story of the Alabama and her Captain, Raphael Semmes. The sea raider captured, burned, or sunk 69 Northern ships. His first ship Sumter was a small passenger packet and on this he learned the way of a raider, capturing, burning, or sinking 18 Yankee merchant ships. fair-good, book has inscription written on FPD & dated July 4/57. View more info

New Orleans Creole Recipes

By: Bremer, Mary Moore

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Metairie, LA, Dorothea Thompson: 1969

Edition: 24th Edition

Seller ID: 035663


86 pp, (4) index, light brown SC wraps w/red plastic binding, illustrated front cover. The booklet contains recipes for beverages, soups, gumbos, fish, shell-fish, game, poultry, meats, sauces, stuffings, omelettes, fritters, hors d' ouvres, sandwiches, salads, vegetables, pastries, desserts, candies, pickles, preserves, drinks and other items. light soiling on the front & rear covers. View more info

War Along the Bayous: The 1864 Red River Campaign in Louisiana

By: Brooksher, William Riley

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Brassey's: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050648


xiii, [1], 287 pp, [3], dark pink papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy grey-maroon dj w/illustrated front cover and spine. The story of the largest military operation west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. The Union Army's Red River Campaign and Camden Expedition of 1864 were intended to drive the Confederates from Louisiana and Arkansas. View more info

Gray Ghost of the Confederacy : Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865

By: Brownlee, Richard S.

Price: $50.79

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036457


xi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpaper maps, dj black-pink-wht-yel w/illustrated front & spine, spine black-pink w/yel-wht lettering. In 1861 Kansas and Missouri country was a hotbed of abolitionist and pro-slave sentiment which broke into open hostility at the commencement of the Civil War. From this area emergyed a reckless, merciless group of pro-Southern guerrillas. They were led by such men as "Bloody Bill" Anderso... View more info

A True Story of Chas. W. Quantrell and His Guerrilla Band

By: Burch, John P.

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Vega, TX, J. P. Burch: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039428


266 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover w/stamped illustration of Quantrell on the front cover. A true history of Quantrell's guerrilla warfare on the Missouri and Kansas border during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 as told by Captain Harrison Trow who followed Quantrell through his whole course. Captain Trow has related to John Burch accounts of fights that he participated in, narrow escapes experienced, dilemmas it seemed almost impossib... View more info

Look Down That Winding River, an Informal Profile of the Mississippi: An Informal Profile of the Mississippi

By: Burman, Ben Lucien w/foreword by Hutchens, John K.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Taplinger Publishing Co., Inc.: 1988

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 035868


192 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/tan clothcovered spine w/red lettering, dj tan w/black lettering w/red-orange wraparound illustration. The author remembers the colorful figures of the steamboat days. Here are the captains and pilots that he knew, along with the shantyboat men View more info

The Story of Butter Krust Bread

By: Butter Krust Bakery

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Texas, Butter Krust Bakery:

Seller ID: 031271


unpaginated, blu-wht checkered & yel SC wraps w/color illustrated front & back. Booklet about the process of producing the Butter Krust Bread. It features new recipes made with Butter Krust Bread. slight winkling to the covers. . View more info

Past All Dishonor

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $14.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Seller ID: 022862


233 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped author's initials on the front cover, dj red w/wht-blu lettering. The hero is young Confederate spy in Virginia City, the silver mining town, at the height of its boom period. He conceives a wild & desperate infatuation for one of the camp's sporting girls. prev owner placed adhesive tape on inside of the dj, dj rubbed & chipped on the edges, dj 1" x 1-1/4" at top of the spine, dj ... View more info

Southern Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy

By: Campbell, R. Thomas

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, Burd Street Press: 1997

Seller ID: 050734


x, 198 pp, grey leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, illustrated endpapers, grey dj w/black-and-white pictorial front and rear covers. The author describes battles and engagements fought by the Confederate States Navy. He tells the story of many victories and defeats of the Souths's navy, as it struggled against unbelievable odds. View more info

History of the 19th Texas Infantry Confederate States Army

By: Canada, Col. Gary W. and edited by DeVries, Dr. Edward R.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Dr. Edward R. DeVries:

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 039432


67 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel, SIGNED on the title page by the editor. The booklet provides a history of the 19th Texas Infantry and the role it played in the War for Southern Independence. View more info