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1 Barnard, J. U. History and Civil Government of Missouri; To Which is Appended The Constitution of the United States. [State Government Series, Volume I, Edited by B.A. Hinsdale].
Chicago: The Werner Company, (1895). 
Octavo, green illus. cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decorations to spine and upper cover, xvi, 224 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Bennett, Martha Cash. Home By Suppertime: Hilarious Adventures of an Ozark Family Growing Up on the Missouri - Arkansas Border DUring the Thirties. Illustrated by Jill Sloan Seals.
Mize, Mississippi: Sweet Watermelon Books, [1992]. 
Octavo, tan cloth (hardcover), [viii], 180 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Bray, Robert T.; Editor. The Missouri Archaeologist. Volume 42, Whole Volume Columbia, Mo. December, 1981.
Columbia, Missouri: The Missouri Archaeologist, 1981. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff gold illus. wrappers), 108 pp. Light damp stain along lower portion of interior pages; otherwise, an attractive copy with clean text. Contents: A Brief and Incomplete History of the Archaeology of the Kansas City Vicinity; A Lithic Assemblage Stratified Beneath a Fluted Point Horizon in Northwest Missouri; Paleo-Indian Remains from Northwest Missouri; Nebo Hill Occupation in a Riverence Environment; Nebo Hill Settlement Patterns in Northwestern Missouri; Variability in PaleoIndian and Archaic Lanceolate Projectile Points: An Exploratory Analysis; The Kansas City Hopewell Subsistence and Settlement System; The Pomona Focus, Known and Unknown; The Grasshopper Falls Phase: A Newly Defined Plains Woodland Cultural-Historical Integration Phase in the Central Plains; Steed-Kisker: A Cultural Interpretation. 
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4 Burrill, Alfred C. Revised Report for New State Museums and Office Building. Under Federal Projects S119 and S-F7-114. Popular Bulletin No. 1, Pt. III.
Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Resources Museum, 1939. Revised by Staff, 1939. 
Octavo, paperbound, 150 pp. Illustrated with architectural diagrams of the buildings, exhibitions, Plates. 
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5 Driggs, Frank and Chuck Haddix. Kansas City Jazz: From Ragtime to Bebop - A History.
Oxford University Pess, 20Ä05. First Edition. 
Signed & Inscribed by Chuck Haddix. Octavo, black cloth & yellow boards (hardcover), xi + 274 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (Ass New) dust jacket. Illustrated. From dust jacket: In this colorful history, Frank Driggs and Chuck Haddix range from ragtime to bebop and from Bennie Moten to Charlie Parker to capturre the golden age of Kansas City jazz. Readers will find a vibrant portrait of old Kaycee itself, back then a neon riot of bars, gambling dens, and taxi dance halls, all ruled over by Boss Tom Pendergast, who had transformed a dusty cowtown into the Paris of the Plains. We see how this wide-open, gin-soaked town gave birth to a music tthat was more basic and more viscerally exciting than other styles of jazz, its singers beliting out a rough-and-tumble urban style of blues, its piano players pounding out a style later known as boogie-woogie. We visit the great landmarks, like the Reno Club, the Biggest Little Club in the World, where Lester Young and Count Basie made jazz history and Charlie Parker began his musical education in the alley out back. And of course the authors illuminate the lives of the great musicians who made Kansas City swing... 
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6 Goodwin, David. Ghosts of Jefferson Barracks: History & Hauntings of Old St. Louis. Patriotic Spiritis and Military Ghosts on the Mississippi.
Alton, Illinois: Whitechapel Productions Press, (2001). First Edition. 
Signed & inscribed by the author. Octavo, paperbound (slick, stiff, sepia tone photo illus. wrappers), 115 pp. Fine (As New). From lower cover: The historic St. Louis landmark of Jefferson Barracks was established in 1826 and remains today as the oldest military post west of the Mississippi River. And while many are aware of the history behind this aging fort...most don't realize that it is a very haunted place as well! Journey back in time with author and military officer David Goodwin as he takes the reader back to the glory days of Jefferson Barracks, from the early years to the Civil War era and up until today. Discover the many secrets, dark deeds and bloody incidents of the post and discover how the events of yesterday have created the hauntings that plague Jefferson Barracks today! Discover first-hand accounts of ghosts and strange happenings on the post, as told by the officers, soldiers and civilians who experienced them! Thrill to eerie encounters with phantom intruders, ghostly scouts and undead soliders who refuse to abandon their posts...even after death! 
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7 Pace, Patricia Ewing. Kansas City: The Spirit, The People, The Promise.
Northridge, Calif.: Windsor, [1987]. 
1st edition. Quarto, cloth, 272 pp. Color photos. Former-owner signature; otherwise Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Priddy, Bob. Across Our Wide Missouri. Volume 1: January through June.
Independence, Mo.: Independence Press, [1998]. 
11th printing. Inscribed and signed by the author. Octavo, softbound, 378 pp. Fine. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 Reid, Robert A. Grandeurs of the Universal Exposition at St. Louis: An Official Book of Beautiful Engravings Illustrating the World's Fair of 1904.
St. Louis: Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co., 1904. 
Oblong quarto, stiff pictorial wrappers with red and gilt decorations, [50] pp. Photos throughout. 1.5 inch tear at head of spine; otherwise Near-Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Shaner, Dolph. The Story of Joplin.
New York: Stratford House, Inc., (1984). 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, tan cloth (hardcover), red labels, gilt letters, xi, 144 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and sunned spine. Illustrated with b&w photo. plates. Contents: Foreword; Lead Rush to Joplin Creek; Joplin Pioneers; Joplin Mining Camp and Townsites; Lawless Conditions Force Union; City of Joplin Born; The Eighties Bring Brighter Days; Life in a Mining Town; Joplin in the Gay Nineties; The Twentieth Century Bows; Today's Joplin; Appendix. 
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11 Stephens, Frank F. History of the Missouri Methodist Church of Columbia, Missouri and Its Columbia Predecessors.
Nashville, Tennessee: The Parthenon Press, (1965). 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, 237 pp. Related clippings pasted to endpapers; otherwise, Near-Fine. Illustrated with b&w photographs. 
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