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1 Allen, Ivan. Atlanta from the Ashes.
Atlanta, Ga.: Ruralist Press, 1929. 
This is No. 5059 of a Limited Edition. It is signed by the author. Octavo, black cloth, bevelled edges, uncut, 163 pp. Illus. Fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Bagwell, Tyler E. and Jekyll Island Museum. Images of America: The Jekyll Island Club.
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, (2004). 
Octavo, softbound (slick, stiff, photo. illus. wrappers), 128 pp. Fine (As New). From lower cover: In the late nineteenth century, some of the wealthiest families in America joined together to form the Jekyll Island Club. The Club operated for 54 years, from 1888 until 1942, and attracted an elite membership. The families of Cyrus McCormick, J. P. Morgan, Joseph Pulitzer, and William Vanderbilt were among those who enjoyed the leisurely pace and recreational adventure of the Georgia coast. In The Jekyll Island Club, Tyler E. Bagwell, historian for the Jekyll Island Museum, offers an exciting chance to relive those days of splendor on the island. Bagwell's text enhances an impressive collection of photographs contriburted by the Jekyll Island Museum, the Coastal Georgia Historical Society, and the Saturday Evening Post. The reader can experience the lavish lifestyle of the most powerful families of the turn of the century, as well as the emplyees of various decent who kept the Club running smoothly. The Jekyll Island Club includes images of the architecture, clothing, transportation, and natural beauty unique to the island. This exquisite collection is sure to rekindle awe and wonder in the hearts of those who have visited the island, and will serve as a wonderful introduction for newcomers. The Jekyll Island Club is a fascinating look at a bygone period. 
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3 Bailey, Anne J. The Georgia Historical Quarterly. Volume XC, Number 3. Fall 2006.
Savannah, GA: Georgia Historical Society, 2006. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff glossy blue illus. wrappers), [166] pp. Fine. Articles: A Frontier for Pioneer Revolutionaries: John Dooly and the Beginnings of Popular Democracy in Original Wilkes County; At the Midnight Hour: Economic Dilemmas and Harsh Realities in Post-Civil War Savannah; La Cubana City: A Cuban Cigar Manufacturing Community Near Thomasville, Georgia, During the 1890s; Teacher and Learner: Don West and the Democratic Classroom, 1942-1945; Georgia History in 2005. 
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4 Bailey, Anne J. The Georgia Historical Quarterly. Volume XCI, Number 1. Spring 2007.
Savannah, GA: Georgia Historical Society, 2007. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff glossy blue illus. wrappers), [118] pp. Fine. Articles: The British Sailors' Advocate: James Oglethorpe's First Philanthropic Venture; The Georgia & Florida Railroad and Wiregrass Agriculture; Overcoming the Defect of Sex: Georgia Women's Fight ffor Access to Jury Service; From Rural Roots to Global Reach: Celebrating a Century of Success at the University of West Georgia [Georgia History in Pictures]; Book Reviews; Recently Processed Manuscript Collections at the Georgia Historical Society. 
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5 Barnard, Susan Kessler. Buckhead, A Place for All Time: A History of the Community.
Atlanta History Center, (2009). (Revised) Second Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), 316 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: Buckhead: A Place for All Time is a poignant look at a community and its people, enhanced by personal anecdotes, family histories, and photographs. The history begins with the Indians who lived along the Chattahoochee River at PEachtree Creek prior to the arrival of white settlers. During the War of 1812, Federal Soldiers appeared at the Creek Indian village of Standing Peachtree to build a fort and a boat yard. Following the cession of the Creek land to the federal government in 1821, settlers such as the Montgomerys, Howells, Paces, Cheshires, Moores, and Irbys came and established ferries, mills, farms, and taverns. By 1838, the community was known as Buck's Head. The Civil War disrupted Buckhead when it beame a battleground for Nothern and Southern soldiers. At war's end, more people arrived, making the area a residentail community, and a small commercial center. During this period, newly created black neighborhoods took root in Buckhead. In the early 1900s, wealthy families of Atlanta discovered Buckhead and began to build mansions on West Paces Ferry and Peachtree roads. As the population flourished, additional churches, schools and businesses were established... 
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6 Boltzius, Pastor Johann Martin. The Secret Diary of Pastor Johann Martin Boltzius. Edited by George F. Jones.
The Georgia Salzburger Society, n.d. Reprinted from the Georgia Historical Quarterly, Volume LIII, Number 1, March 1969. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled wrappers), 33 pp. Fine. 
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7 Boylston, Elise Reid. Atlanta: Its Lore, Legends, and Laughter.
Doraville, GA: Foote & Davies, 1968. First Edition. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xi, 242 pp. Near-Fine, with a few light scuff marks. Contents: Atlanta's Heritage; West End and Roswell Are Settled; The First Settlers Move In; Railroads Come to Terminus; The First Train Rolls; Atlanta is Names; Atlanta's Streets Were Built on Cowpaths; Stone Mountain; The Police Department in Early Atlanta; The Atlanta Fire Department; Early Mail Service; Atlanta's First Churches; How Peachtree Street Got Its Name; Atlanta's Streets Have Interesting Names; Sassafras Tea and Mustard Plasters; Atlanta's Part in the War between the States; Andrew's Raid; The Tragic Era; The House on Leggett's Hill; The Cyclorama; The Atlanta Constitution and Journal; Atlanta's Parks and Springs; The Old Kimball House; Horse Cars Carry the People; Atlanta's First Schools; The Gyrascutus Comes to Town; Oakland Cemetery; Atlanta's Early Theaters; Lighting Atlanta Streets; Waterworks are Installed; Bicycles Become the Rage; Coca-Cola -- The International Drink; Atlanta's Early Clubs; Fairs and Expositions; Horseless Carriages Wow the People; Atlanta's Worst Fires; The Atlanta Humane Society is Formed; A Bit of the Supernatural; Business in Early Atlanta; Quaint Buildings of Atlanta's Past; Colorful People Who Have Made Atlanta Interesting; The Airplane Crash at Orly Airfield in Paris; Atlanta's Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. 
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8 Brock, Annabel; Editor-in-Chief. The Argo. The Year Book for 1912-1913.
Rome, Georgia: Senior Class of Shorter College, 1913. 
Royal octavo, blind-stamped limp suede (softcover), unpaginated. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Chappell, Absalom H. Miscellanies of Georgia, Historical, Biographical, Descriptive, Etc. In Three Parts.
Atlanta, GA: James F. Meegan, (1874). 
Three parts in one volume, second issue with original sheets. Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 73 pp + 137 pp + 24 pp. First page professionally repaired. Contents: The Oconee War; The Oconee War Continued; Alexander McGillivray; Gen. Elijah Clark; Col. Benjamin Hawkins; Middle Georgia; Middle Georgia and the Negro; Middle Georgia and the Land Lottery System; The Pine Mountain; King's Gap and King's Trails; THe Pine Barren Speculation in 1794, 1795; The Yazoo Fraud. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Charlton, Thomas U. P. The Life of Major General James Jackson. Part I.
Atlanta: n.p., (1898). Part I is all that was ever printed. This is one of 250 of the 1898 reprint of the 1809 edition, of which there are three copies known. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), bevelled edged, uncut, ix, 215 pp. Genealogical table, portrait, plates. Howes C309. Good; front hinge beginning. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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11 Dean, A. F. Observations from a Peak in Lumpkin; Or The Writings of W. B. Townsend, Editor of The Dahlonega Nugget.
Atlanta: Ogelthorpe University, (1936). First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), 342 pp. Frontis portrait. Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Edwards, Harry Stillwell. Isam's Spectacles.
Macon, Ga.: J. W. Burke Company, [1920]. 
1st edition. Duodecimo, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, 23 pp. Story in Southern dialect. Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Ensley, Dillard D.; comp. A Survey of Cemeteries: Cook County, Georgia, August, 2000.
Sparks, GA: Cook County Historical Society, (2000). First Edition. 
Quarto, black cloth (hardcover), viii, 622 pp. Fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Garland, Emily Allen. Giving a Voice to the Ancestors.
N.l.: First Books Library, [2002]. 
Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, softbound, x, 353 pp. Very Good. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Griffith, Louis Turner and John Erwin Talmadge. Georgia Journalism 1763-1950. With an Introduction by John Elridge Drewry.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1951). First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), x, 413 pp. Plates. Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Harrell, Rev. John W., Sr. Good Hope Baptist Church, Naylor, Georgia, January 20, 1974. Honors.
Naylor, GA: Good Hope Baptist Church, 1974. 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled illus. wrappers),. [6] pp. Wit h church bulletin and two photographs laid-in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Hvidt, Kristian. Von Reck's Voyage: Drawing and Journal of Philip Georg Friedrich von Reck. Edited by Kristian Hvidt. With the Assistance of Joseph Ewan, George F. Jones and William C. Sturtevant.
Savannah: The Beehive Press, 1980. 
Oblong royal octavo, olive green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 139 pp. Fine; in a Very Good dust jacket with sunned spine and edges; edgewear. From dust jacket: In 1976 a Danish scholar, searching through heaps of manuscripts in the Royal Library at Copenhagen, found an old sketchbook, lost and forgotten for two hundred years, with some fifty beautiful drawings of colonial Georgia. The drawings belonged to, and were presumably made by, a twenty-five-year-old German colonist, Philip Georg Friedrich von Reck, who came with the Salzburgers to Georgia in 1736. When he died in the 1790s, the drawings were given to the King of Denmark, in whose library they remained unknown for two centuries. This is how a Danish author has come to edit a book on some Austrian emigrants who were brought by a British goup to Georgia in America! Idealistic and enthusiastic, well-educated and blessed with an amazing artistic gift, von Reck kept a vivid diary and made detailed pictures of what he saw in Georgia -- plants, animals, Indians, houses, boats, settlements and scenes of work and play. Each drawing is as fresh on the paper as the day it was drawn. 
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18 Inscoe, John C. The Georgia Historical Quarterly. Volume LXXXII, Fall 1998, Number 3.
Savannah, GA: Georgia Historical Society, 1998. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, illus. orange wrappers), [213] pp. Near-Fine, with slight fading to spine. Contents: Tecumseh and the Creek Indian War of 1813-1814 in North Georgia; Moving in That Strange Land of Shadows: African-American Mobility and Persistence in Post-Civil War Southwest Georgia; Factionalism and Ethnic Politics in Atlanta: German Jews from the Civil War through the Progressive Era; Commemoration and Conflict: Forgetting and Remembering the Civil War; The Quest for Identity in the Civil War Novels of Julien Green; The End of the World - And After: The Cosmic History Millenarianism of Thornwell Jacobs; The Elusive Women of Irene: The WPA Excavation of a Savannah Indian Mound; Book Reviews; Book Notes; News and Notices. 
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19 Inscoe, John C. The Georgia Historical Quarterly. Volume LXXXIII, Winter 1999, Number 4.
Savannah, GA: Georgia Historical Society, 1999. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, illus. tan wrappers), [189] pp. Fine. Contents: Shadow Boxing in Georgia: The Beginnings of Moravia-Lutheran conflict in British North America; Demarbelizing Bobby Jones; The Georgia Baptist Convention and Desegregation, 1945-1980; Atlanta Women at War: We are on the Eve of Stirring Events; Round Homespun Coat and PAntaloons of the Same: Slave Clothing as Reflected in Fugitive Slave Advertisements in Atebellum Georgia; Shaping a Presidential Image: FDR in Georgia; Book Reviews; Book Notes; News and Notices. 
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20 McKay, Frances Peabody. More Fun Than Heaven.
St. Petersburg, FL: Valkyrie Press, Inc., (1978). First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, softbound (stiff, green, illus. wrappers), 138 pp. Good+, with light wear and sunning to spine. From lower cover: ...In spite of her many years as a Floridian, Frances McKay still has a deep love for her native Georgia, particularly for St. Simons Island, scene of the delightful tales she relates in this book. 
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