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1 Bair, Stewart; Editor. 1970 Adjutant.
Woodstock, VA: Published by the Students of the Massanutten Academy, 1970. 
Quarto, hardcover, 175 pp. Very Good +, with with lightly soiled covers & inscriptions. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Beveridge, Albert J. The Life of John Marshall. Volume I: Frontiersman, Soldier Lawmaker, 1755-1788; Volume II: Politician, Diplomatist, Statesman, 1789-1801; Volume III: Conflict and Construction, 1800-1815; Volume IV: The Building of the Nation, 1815-1835.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press Cambridge, (1916) 
Four volumes. Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xxvi + 506 pp; xviii + 594 pp; xxii + 644 pp; xiii + 668 pp. Near-Fine. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Bishop, Captain Carter R. The Cockade City of the Union: Petersburg, Virginia, 1907. Written for the Council of the City of Petersburg, Virginia.
Petersburg, Virginia: Council of the City of Petersburg, Virginia, 1907. 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled, stiff, printed wrappers), 16 pp + fold-out map. Good, with wear to wrappers. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Bristol, Virginia, High School. The Virginian, 1921.
Bristol, Va.: Bristol, Virginia High School, 1921. 
Quarto, stiff wrappers, string-tied, 112 pp. Portraits, illustrations. Good; small chips and bumps around perimeter. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Creecy, John Harvie; Editor. Virginia Antiquary, Volume I: Princess Anne County Loose Papers, 1700-1789.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1954. First Edition. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvi + 221 pp. Very Good+, with neat former-owner bookplate & signature; in a badly chipped & torn dust jacket. From jacket: Nuggets of gold for many a genealogist, historian, sociologist, novelist, are these abstracts and verbatim extracts from the loose papers of Princess Anne County, Virginia, painstakingly assembled in the Virginia State Library, where these ancient papers are now stored for safekeeping. While those gleanings are primarily for the use of the genealogist, persons with far different interests may study them with profit, for the loose papers are those which were submitted to the court for its perusal, in order to aid the court in rendering its decisions. Just as in our day, one would expect to find, and does find, evidence relating to a wide variety of civil suits, including many chancery suits, as well as scores of crimes, misdemeanors, and scandals in families of high and low degree. As the editor points out, the loose papers of any county will automatically reflect the worst side of that county. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Davis, Hubert. The Great Dismal Swamp: Its History, Folklore and Science. Illustrated by Donald L. Allen.
Richmond, VA: Cavalier Press, [1962]. First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), 182 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and light foxing (age darkened spotting) to endpapers and edges, in a Very Good- dust jacket with light edgewear and severed upper flap. Illus. with maps, b&w sketches. Contents: Introduction and Acknowledgements; Natural History; A Geological Wonder; The Wicked Fire Bird of Dismal Swamp; Poets, Politicians and Phantasy; Perspiration, Politics and Perisistence Construct a Canal; Deep Creek -- Open Door to Dismal Swamp; Sailing Masts and Green Seas; The Wooden Age of Colonial Virginia; A Swamp Animal Parade; Swift and Shy; Myths, Misconceptions and Nonsense. 
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7 Dillon, Elizabeth Leeming On My Honor: 75 Years of Scouting in Central Virginia. Faith in the Past, Hope for the Future for the Youth of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 1913-1988.
Richmond, Va.: Robert E. Lee Council, Boy Scouts of America, [1991]. 
1st edition. Folio, cloth, 176 pp. Color photos, b&w photos, illus. Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Engs, Robert Francis. Freedom's First Generation: Black Hampton, Virginia, 1861-1890.
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1979. First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xx + 236 pp. Fine (As New) in a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: In this age of affirmative action, reverse discrimination, and an increasing complexity in black-white relations, a study of Hampton, Virginia, tells the story of what race relations in postbellum American might have been. Here alone the promises of Emancipation and Reconstruction were fulfilled. A tradition of black success in business, education, politics, and social solidarity was established; blacks acquired property and political power and held on long after blacks in other communities had lost them. Why was the American Dream realized by black in Hampton and not elsewhere? Before the Civil War Hampton contained an above-average number of black fishermen, artisans, and tradesmen -- both slave and free -- and an unusual amount of black pride. It was within this community that the war was first defined as a war for emancipation when its slaves escaped and sought freedom at the Union-held Fortress Monroe. Throughout Reconstruction and the latter half of the nineteenth century, Hampton Institute trained the most articulate spokesmen for the black race, including Booker T. Washington. This study offers a unique opportunity to follow a group of freedom from their exuberance at wining freedom to their devastation by the resurgence of racism at the close of the century. 
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9 Gannett, Henry. A Gazetteer of Virginia and West Virginia. Two Volumes in One.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980. 
Octavo, black boards, (hardcover), gilt letters, 159, 164 pp. Near-Fine, with former owner embossed stamp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Gray, Louis Eubank. A Patchwork Quilt: Lifestlye in King and Queen County, Virginia, 1910-1920.
Lawrenceville, VA: Bunswick Publishing Corporation, (1989). First Edition. 
Octavo, softbound (slick, full-color illus. white wrappers), xiv + 216 pp. Near-Fine. From lower cover: A Patchwork Quilt is a first-hand account of life in rural King and Queen County, Virginia, in the first decades of this century. Each of its twenty-two chapters forms a square in the patchwork of the author's experiences, memories, descriptions, and activities. Written from a personal perspective, it focuses on facts of farm life such as the corn and wheat crops, occupations, housekeeping, making molasses, cleaning the well, church services, and schooling. It is indexed for easy reference. The author, Louis Eubank Gray, was born and reared in King and Queen. She is a graduate of the University of Richmond. She spent 39 years as a teacher in the public schools of King and Queen and Middlesex Counties. After retirement she pursued here life-time interest in local history to co-author two books: Historic Buildings in Middlesex County, Virginia, 1650-1875 and History of Lower King and Queen Baptist Church, 1772-1980. She has written numerous articles on historical subjects... 
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11 Gray, Louise Eubank. A Patchwork Quilt: Lifestyle in King and Queen County Virginia, 1910-1920.
Lawrenceville, VA: Brunswick Publishing Corporation, (1989). First Edition. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, slick, full-color illus. wrappers), 216 pp. Near-Fine, with hints of foxing (age darkened spotting). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Gwathmey, John H. Legends of Virginia Lawyers: Anecdotes and Whimsical Yarns of the Old Time Bench and Bar. Frontispiece by Lucy Payne Pinder.
Richmond, VA: Press of the Dietz Printing Company, Publishers, 1934. No. 20 of 1,000 Copies. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, burgundy cloth & marbled boards, paper label, 187 pp. Very Good+, with edgewear that includes bumped corners, chipping to paper label; former-owner stamp & inscription. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Johnson, Gerald W. Randolph of Roanoke: A Politcal Fantastic.
New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1929. 
1st edition. Octavo, black cloth with illustrated paper label on front cover, spine label, 278 pp. Plates. Very Good; spine a bit faded. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Knight, Josephine Augusta Clarke. Symbols of the South: Education and Early Life in Richmond under Tutorship of Miss ÒJennieÓ Ellett.
Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, (1941). First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters), uncut, 113 pp. Fine; in a Good dust jacket with darkened spine and edgewear that includes chipping. From dust jacket: This is a close range view of a well-known educator whose courage and foresight together with hero worship led thousands on t a better day in a new world. Those of the coming generation as well as the generation of the author in Richmond, in Virginia or even the South at large, who were fortunate to grow up under the guidance of a remarkable person such as Miss Jennie Ellett will more or less imbibe the feeling the authoress had in attempting to perpetuate her likeness. They, also, may long to find another anywhere in the daily round of life, who looked the humdrum in the face and colored it with beauty, life and inspiration. She, who turned her back on the horrors of the Civil War in the Old South to such an extent that few who followed here ever knoew why she chose the text for her school that she did. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 McLean, Marjorie Lamb. Secrets of Cross Keys: The Early Churches and Families of Southeastern Rockingham County. Edited and Designed by Kathleen Ternes.
Trafford Publishing, (2008). First Edition. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, slick, full-color illus. wrappers), [ix] + 248 + [vi] pp. Fine (As New). From lower cover: The past hold many mysteries, some of which have been brought out and examined in the current light of day, while others remain secrets. Secrets of Cross Keys gives both a wide-angle lens view of pioneer history, as well as sharp focus to the small hamlet of Cross Keys, in southern Rockinham County, Virginia, within the Shenandoah Valley. The early churches, the families, and their lives are brought to the forefront in this engaging story that spans the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and modern day. Some of the ties that cross and weave throughout this story are still evident today. Between the facts and dates of solid history, the stories of early pioneer families come to life, and many secrets of the past are revealed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Piedmont, Donlan. Peanut Soup and Spoonbrrread: An Informal History of Hotel Roanoke.
Roanoke, Va.: Virginia Tech Real Estate Foundation, [1994]. 
1st edition. Oblong quarto, softbound, 126 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Templeman, Eleanor Lee. Arlington Heritage: Vignettes of a Virginia County.
N.l.: By the Author, 1959. 
1st edition. Signed by the author. Quarto, pictorial cloth, viii, 200 pp. Photos. Near-Fine in a slightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Turner, Florence Kimberly. Gateway to the New World: A History of Princess Anne County, Virginia, 1607-1824.
Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, (1984). First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth, viii, 301 pp. Map, plates, illustrations, map endpapers. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Turner, William H. Memoirs of a Farm Boy. Illustrations by the Author. With an Introduction by George Reiger.
Onley, VA: Turner Press, (1995). Of an edition of 4500, this is No. 3109. It is signed & inscribed by the author. 
Octavo, gilt-stamped blue cloth (hardcover), all edges gilt, ribbon-marker, xi + 234 pp. Map, illus. Near-Fine, with former-owner signature, in dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Viemeister, Peter. The Peaks of Otter: LIfe and Times.
Bedford, VA: Hamilton's, (1996). First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, marbled endpapers, 278 pp. Near-Fine, in a Near-Fine, mylar protected, full color photo. illustrated dust jacket. From dust jacket: The PEaks of Otter is the surprising story of the Life and Times of the most famous and beloved Mountains of Virginia. Learn about Indians who were here more than 7000 years ago.. the Wildlife: bear, deer, snakes, and salamanders... Why the Name? ... Early Settlers of Frontier days... and up-and-over Turnpike .. past Polly's ordinary... and a Mountain Monopoly... Family Squabbles ... Orchards and Dairies ... the anguish of Slavery... that led to Civil War... men and boys off to fight .. Hunter's Raid as 15,000 Federal troops pass between the Peaks .. the New Order of Reconstruction .. Yankees buy in... the fabulous Mons Hotel.. legends and facts of Ghosts and Murders .. the Community that Once Was .. a Church and a One-room School... a Herd of Elks... Government takeover... the C.C.C. puts men to work... building the Blue Ridge PArkway.. the Razing of Hotel Mons .. Airplanes Crash into Sharp Top .. a New Lake and Lodge ... and a look to the future. Here are the People: some famous, some not, their trials and their triumphs, the Maps, a collection of more than 200 illustrations with hard-to-get photographic views, and a complete index. 
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