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1 Anderson, James C. and Dorina M. Neary. Louisville. [Images of America Series].
Charleston; Arcadia, (2003). Second Printing. 
Octavo, softbound, 218 pp. Photos. Former-owner gift inscription; otherwise, Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Buser, Thomas. Looking in Louisville: An Introduction to Art Based on the Architecture, Sculpture, & Painting in Louisville, Kentucky, With a Careful Consideration of the Collection of the J. B. Speed Art Museum.
University of Louisville: Thomas Buser, Allen R. Hite Institute, (1987). 
The course for which this book was designed won the H. Charles Grawemeyer Award for Instructional Development. Quarto, paperbound, 132 pp. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Chamber of Commerce, Bardstown, Kentucky. A Hearty Welcome and Genuine Hospitality Await You at Bardstown, “Mecca for Tourists.”
Bardstown, KY: Chamber of Commerce, n.d. 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled, b&w photo illus. white wrappers), 15 pp. Includes ads for Wickland, T. W. Samuels Distillery, Inc., Baldwin's Tourist Court, Komfy Tourist Rooms, The Old Talbott Tavern. Very Good+, with light soiling to wrappers. 
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4 Cobb, Ann. Kinfolks: Kentucky Mountain Ryhmes.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922. First Edition. 
Octavo, patterned boards (hardcover), x, 82 pp. Small b&w photo of a cabin pasted in as a frontis. Near-Fine in a lightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Coleman, J. Winston, Jr. The Springs of Kentucky: An Account of the Famed Watering-Places of the Bluegrass State, 1800-1935.
Lexington, KY: Winburn Press, 1955. First Edition. One of 400. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), 117 pp. Frontis. Near-Fine, with slightly bumped corners. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Dawson, Nelson L.; Editor. The Filson Club History Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 2, Louisville, Kentucky, April 1976.
Louisville, Kentucky: The Filson Club, 1976. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, grey wrappers), 103 pp. Soiling & former-owner signature to upper cover; otherwise, clean and tight. Contents: Louisville's French Past (Robert A. Burnett); A Great Purging -- Cholera or Calomel? (Frederick Eberson); Politics and Scandal in the Progressive Era: Alben W. Barkely and the McCracken County Campaign of 1909 (Gerald S. Grinde); The New School Synod of Kentucky (Harold M. Parker); Book Reviews; News and Comment; Filsonians; Editor's Page. 
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7 Hughes, Nicky and Russell Hatter. Historic Images of Frankfort. Text by Nicky Hughes and Russell Hatter. Photo Restoration by Gene Burch. Introduction by Richard Taylor.
Frankfort Hertiage Press, 2004. First Edition. 
Signed by the Photo Restorer. Square quarto, brown cloth (hardcover), 144 pp. Near-Fine, with gift inscription; in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: This collection of photographs, most of them previously unpublished, depicts Kentucky's capital as a bustling community during the exapansive era following the Civil War through the middle of the twentieth century. Presenting the faces and structures of a Frankfort that has both changed and remained the same during the last century or so, it seeks to give the Kentucky River's largest town and one of the nation's smallest capitals a local habitation and a name, portraying events and people often overlooked in conventional histories. This is not a book that focuses on the rich and influential, the history-makers, so much as it is a commemoration of the ordinary people who define a community, giving it flavor and a distinct identity. This book is the Frankfort community's gift to itself, composed of photos selected from the two thousand or so that were collected from its citizens. The choices portray a rounded view of Frankfort at work and play, in celebration and mourning, its past arrested in images of frozen light that document the unrecrded tasks and episodes often of random moments in a city's life. A project in which a wide segment of the community participated, it is a vibrant representation of everyday life in which residents and visitors alike can transport themselves through time to the small but lively capital on a floodplain in the Kentucky River. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Irvin, Hlen Deiss. Hail Kentucky! A Pictorial History of the University of Kentucky. With an Introduction by Holman Hamilton.
University of Kentucky Press: University of Kentucky Centennial Committee, [1965]. 
Quarto, illustrated cloth (hardcover), 102 pp. Illustrated with photos. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and bumped corners “From the splendid collection of old photographs and glass negatives in the University of Kentucky archives gathered by the late Ezra Gillis, and from many other sources, has come a vivid and nostalgic picture of the University's first century....This pictorial record of 250 striking photographs recaptures the colorful atmosphere and events from the history of a university emerging from a pioneer culture. Recalled here are the early struggles of the faculty and the varied and sometimes violent student activities. Both nostalgic and amusing are class pictures and intimate photographic glimpses of early football games, belles and beaux of the nineties, dormitory rooms with Gibson-girl pin-ups, and the interclass free-for-alls that once aroused the whole Bluegrass community. These are balanced by views -- no less nostalgic but more serious -- of classrooms, of ancient-style laboratories, of well-known faculty personalities, and of distinguished alumni as they appeared in student days.” 
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9 Kelly, Mary Ann. My Old Kentucky Home, Good-night.
Long Island, NY: Exposition Press, (1979). First Edition. 
Signed and inscribed by the author. Octavo, turquoise cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xiii + 309 pp. Fine (As New) in a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges. From dust jacket: Sometime, somewhere, somehow ... there was a little spot, like Camelot, on the face of the earth that was planned to be the dream city of the world. It was situated in Kentucky, but it reached to the ends of the earth. This, a true story, tells of a family, a town, a state, a nation -- a four-generation parorama of Americana. It is the story of the Irish coming to Kentucky and to the little town of Ludlow -- when shamrocks bloomed in the Blue Grass. It is the story of the famous people who brushed their lives -- from Abraham Lincoln to John F. Kennedy, from Stephen Foster to Irving Berlin, from Thomas Edison to Charles Lindbergh -- and the not-so-famous people like the Protestant minister and the Catholic railroaders and the Jewish liquor store owner, the unforgettable black man and the gold prospector. In short, it is a melange of extraordinary incident and memorable character. Even though the town was planned to be the dream city of the world by the Englishman who owned Napoleon's carriage, it didn't turn out to be Camelot. Ludlow -- with all its joys and sorrows, smoke and smog, faith and hope, history and adventure -- turned out to be something greater and more real... 
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10 Montell, Lynwood; General Editor. Folk Medicine of the Mammoth Cave ARea.
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, ca. 1975. 
Octavo, paperbound, stapled gold illus. wrappers, 51 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear and former-owner stamp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Stone, Richard G., Jr. A Brittle Sword: The Kentucky Militia, 1776 - 1912.
Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, (1977). First Edition. 
Octavo, illustrated boards (hardcover), 122 pp. Photos, map illus. endpapers. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Talbott, J. Dan. Historic Bardstown and My Old Kentucky Home.
Bardstown, KY: J. Dan Talbott, n.d. 
Oblong octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled wrappers), 32 pp. Near-Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Tapp, Hambleton and Klotter, James C. Kentucky: Decades of Discord, 1865 - 1900.
Frankfort, KY: The Kentucky Historical Society, [1977]. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvi, 552 pp. Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear. Illus. with photos, maps. Includes appendixes, footnotes, and index, biographical essay. Dr. Tapp and Dr. Klotter trace the progress -- or lack of it -- in such fields as agriculture, architecture, commerce, literature, and general culture. They present the sporting and social life of both the masses and the elite. The story of the halting progress in education, the efforts of the men and wonmen fighting for reform, the emerging fights for blacks' and womens' rights -- all are examined. Politics captured and held the people's attention, and the changing and transitional political history of the era is presented in some depth. 
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14 Wrobel, Sylvia and George Grider. Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's First Governor and Hero of Three Wars.
Danville, Kentucky: The Cumberland Press, (1974). First Edition, Subscriber Copy No. 588. 
Inscribed and Signed by George Grinder. Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), [iv], 153 pp. Illustrated. Fine in a Near-Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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