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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 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 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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4 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... 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Bright, Marion Converse, et al., comps. Early Georgia Portraits, 1715-1870. Compiled by the Historical Activities Committee, Marion Converse Bright, State Chairman, for the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, (1975). First edition. 
Quarto, cloth, xiii, 338 pp. Portraits. Near-Fine, with four pages of errata laid-in. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Harris, Mrs. Wallace Leigh (Virginia Speer), et al. History of Pulaski and Bleckley Counties, Georgia, 1808-1956. Volume I (of II) only.
Hawkinsville: Hawkinsville Chapter D.A.R., (1957). 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), xii, 691 pp. Photos. This, the first volume of the set, is primarily concerned with the history of the area. It includes rosters of each of several wars, including: the American Revolution, service in the Florida Seminole wars, the American Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I and World War II. Very Good. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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14 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. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 McQeen, A. S. and Hamp Mizell. History of Okefenokee Swamp.
Folkston, GA: A. S. McQeen and Hamp Mizell, 1949. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 218 pp. Very Good, with edgewear & light soiling to covers. ŅIn southeastern Georgia, extending along the Florida border, there lies, until recently unheralded and unsung to the outside world, one of the wonder-spots of this great country. The subject of this sketch is what is known on all the maps of the State of Geogiea as the Okefenokee Swamp... 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Melton, Ella Christie and Augusta Griggs Raines. History of Terrell County, Georgia.
Roswell, GA: W. H. Wolfe Associates, 1980. Sponsored by Dorothy Walton and Stone Castle Chapters, Georgia Society, NSDAR and Kinchafoonee Regional Library. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, x + 723 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to edges. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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18 Smith, John Robert. The Church That Stayed: The Life and Times of Central Presbyterian Church in the Heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978.
Atlanta: Atlanta Historical Society, [1979]. 
1st edition. Octavo, black cloth, v, 181 pp. Photos. Fine in a Near-Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Walker, Laura Singleton and Sara Singleton King. About - ŅOld Okefenok.Ó
Published by the authors, (1947). 
Signed by both authors on title page. Octavo, spiral bound (white plastic spiral), green boards, 73 pp. Photographs. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to upper cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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