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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

by Virginius Cornick Hall, Jr.

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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1st
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Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Historical Society, 1982. this Virginia Magazine is different in a way that the cover is a blue hard cover with decorative gilt on the front the Virginia Historical Society an Anniversary Narrative of Its First Century and a Half vol. 90 - No. 1 - January 1982 contents: chapters 1: 1831-1838, 2. 1838-1861, 3. 1861-1893, 4. 1893-1933,… Read more
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Traditional Ballads of Virginia

by Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr.

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
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$14.50

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Harvard University: Harvard University Press, 1957. 634 pages including a dedication, a preface by arthur k. davis jr., a list of illustrations, a list of references-abbreviations, an introduction 1. preliminary matters, 2. the virginia volume, 3. a history of the ballad movement in virginia, PART 1. BALLADS, 2. BALLAD MUSIC, appendix A., B., C., and D.(additional material not included, list… Read more
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Old Homes and Families in Nottoway

by Turner, William R.

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1950
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Very Good
Edition
2nd
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Backstone, VA: The Nottoway Publishing Co., 1950. Brown buckram with the title stamped in Gilt on front cover and spine. 196pp plus a blank group in the rear for notes. . 2nd. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Regional History.
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Peninsula Pilgrimage

by Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1941
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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$25.00

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Richmond, VA: Whittet & Shepperson, 1941. Very good hardcover, SIGNED by the Author on Title Page. Green linen over floral boards. Very clean and tight. previous owners gift inscription and dated 1946. illustrations by gravure. 398pp including bibliography and index. The endpapers are maps of the Tidewater area including the Peninsula, Middle and Northern neck Norfolk and Portsmouth. Richmond. By… Read more
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A History Lover's Guide to Mississippi

by Wells, Mary Ann

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1988
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780937552223
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$8.00

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Brandon, Mississippi: Quail Ridge Press, 1988. A blue softcover wth the title in orange with a blue spiral binding. 206 pp including index, list of photographs plus an additional page on related works. Illustrated with vintage b/w photographs.. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo. Regional History.
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Highlights in the Early History of Montgomery County, Virginia.

by Givens, Lula Porterfield

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1976
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Good
Edition
1st
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Pulaski, VA: B. D. Smith & Bros., 1976. Published in Observance of the American Bicentennial, the Virginia Bicentennial, and the Bicentennial of Montgomery County, Virginia. Sunned and rubbed soft cover, lightly soiled on the edges. Inscribed to previous owner by Lula Poterfield Givens. 184pp including appendix. chronology and Biboliography. Illustrated with vintage b/w photographs, maps, facsimile documents. A well researched… Read more
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Descendants of Ezekiel Northend of Rowley

by Northend

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1874
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Very Good
Edition
1sr
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$250.00

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Salem: Salem Press, 1874. from Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol., XII no. 1. with erretta slip and handwritten additions of family members, dates etc in rear index and note section. This is the original 1st edition bound in 1/4 leather and cloth board with "The Northend Family" stamped in Gilt on front cover. quarto measuring 10 1/2 by 6 1/2… Read more
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Wisdom Lights the Way Virginia Wesleyan College First Half-Century

by Stephen S. Mansfield

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1942
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Near Fine
Edition
2nd
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$75.00

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USA: Walsworth, 1942. inscribed and signed by author; contents: foreword, preface, chapter 1: creating a college, 1959-1966, chapter 2: the pioneer class, 1966-1970, chapter 3: achieving recognition, 1970-1982, chapter 4: building on the recognition, 1982-1992, chapter 5: an expanding campus, 1992-2000, chapter 6: the vision, 2000, chapter 7: vibrant images, appendixes, bibliography, index, author's bibliographical sketch; "these pages, with a… Read more
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VIRGINIA BEACH "Wish You Were here"

by Joseph Dunn & barbara Lyle

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1983
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780898652925
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$40.00

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Norfolk, VA: The Donning Co., 1983. a collection of postcards; they have been collected by charming, "colorful nosegay" that celebrates the 'beginning, young, and growing years' of Virgina Beach, a "seaside haven". Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Regional.
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The Ghosts of Tidewater....and Nearby Environs

by Taylor, L. B.

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1983
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.: Progress Printing Company, 1983. photographs by the author. illustrations by Lisa Sullivan. maps, nice clean text. Illustrated with b/w vintage photographs and sketches. 220pp signed by L. B. Taylor, Jr. ON fep. Inscribed and Signed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Lisa Sullivan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Regional History.
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Gilded Age Norfolk Virginia Tidewater Wealth Industry and Propriety

by Jaclyn Spainhour

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2015
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Very Good
ISBN
9781467117708
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South Carolina: History Press, 2015. inscribed "ATC- You have been such a blessing to me. I am so thankful for you and your continued support. Jaclyn Spainhour" contents include: acknowledgments, 1. gilded glamour: social life at the turn of the century, 2. the rise of cosmopolitan norfolk, 3. a home for mr. hunter: a case study of decor and decorum,… Read more
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Orange County Trio: Hillsborough, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro, North Carolina: Histories and Tour Guides

by Ryan, Elizabeth Shreve

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781880849576
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$6.00

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Unuited States: The Chapel Hill Press, Inc., 2004. 369 pp; histories and tour guides. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Regional.
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Tidewater Low Country a Guide to Environmentally Sensitive Living on Virginia's Northern Neck

by Sally Hicks Mills

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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Aylett, Virginia: The Write Stuff, Ltd., 1997. a book full of excellent illustrations & (in the very back) "where you'll most likely find the native plants illustrated throughout this book" organized by region (beach, salt marsh, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp, & upland); contents include a foreward and acknowledgments also these chapters: 1 a brief history, 2 sand & soils, 3… Read more
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Evanston Historical Society. Ninth Year

by Currey, J. Seymour

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1908
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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Evanston, IL : Published By the Society, 1908. A very good Linen softcover with the title in brown. 15pp. This is the Ninth meeting and publishing of the history, including list of gifts, the move into a new building, election of officers, List of donors of books, pamphlets, documents, pictures, and objects of historical interest. 15 pages plus covers. .… Read more
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Augusta County History 1865-1950

by MacMaster, Richard K.

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1987
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
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$75.00

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Staunton, VA: Augusta County Historical Society, 1987. Large blue hardcover with title stamped in Gilt on front cover. Title also in gilt on spine.229 pages including notes, lists of service members including Wras fought under and Index. Illustrated with black and white vintage photographs. A very personal and well reearched regional history of the area.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Not… Read more
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In Memory of Mrs. Eliza Daniels Dodge Wife of Thomas H. Dodge

by . Born

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Published
1907
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Good
Edition
1st
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Worcester, Mass: Thomas H. Dodge, 1907. Wife of Thomas H. Dodge of Worcester, Mass. grey cloth hardcover with title in black and front cover ruled in black There is an actual photograph of Mrs. Dodge pasted inside front board protected with a tissue guard.. Born, Brookline, N.H. Feb. 6 1822 Died Worcester, Mass March 27, 1907. Some scattered foxing. 191pp… Read more
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With Reverence for the Past: Gloucester County, Virginia

by Martha W. McCartney

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2001
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780971069008
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Richmond, Virginia: The Dietz Press, 2001. 285 pages; structured chronologically, begins with Gloucester's first inhabitants, the Native Americans. It ends with the mid-twentieth century, when construction of the Coleman Bridge literally paved the way to Gloucester's future. Certain chapters contain mini-histories of local properties, largely drawn from National Register nominations. Throughout are references to some of the people who played… Read more
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Images of America Sedona

by Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, Janeen Trevillyan, and the Sedona Historical Society

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
2007
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780738548005
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$18.50

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United States: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. 127 pages; signed by both authors; contains many images from the sedona historical society; "using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the charachter of the community today". By Authors. 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Regional History.
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The Old Dominion: Essays for Thomas Perkins Abernethy

by Darrett B. Rutman

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1964
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Very Good
Edition
1st
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United States of America: University Press of Virginia, 1964. 186 pages plus index. an original history. . 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Regional.
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Journal & Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian

by Farish, Hunter Dickinson

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First Landing Books & Art
Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
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$12.50

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Charlottesville, VA: Dominion Books, 1968. Journal & Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774. 270pp including index. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Regional History.
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