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1 "White Sulphur Springs Postal Mark".
White Sulphur Springs? 1828? 
(1" circular, red ink) as found on rear e.p. of two-vol. (as one) copy of Shakespeare Works, 1828. The rear e.p. of Vol. I has stenciled in red "W. S. Springs." The Shakespeare is bound in really nice mottled calf, w/wear at heel of bkstrp. Inner jts strengthened but not enough as rear cover is detached. Illus. consist of 37 woodcuts, all but one being ptd two per p. The engr. ftspc & engr. t.p. of Vol. I have departed. (4352634411)
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2 (Map and Directory).
c.1960 17 x 22" 
Large fold map of town bordered on two sides by the ubiquitous 2 x 2" ads. Verso has photo illus. of several churches, businesses, & Mountain State School. (3929584443)
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3 THE STATESMAN EXTRA ELECTION RETURN.

Martinsburg, 1874?, broadside 11 1/2 x 5". Gloats for Charles J. Faulkner's win over Boteler (5:1!). Faulkner, from Berkeley County now WV, served in congress, represented clients at law, served on Stonewall Jackson's staff and was temporary chairman of WV Constitutional Convention. (58737598)
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4 (Faulkner, C. J.) Court of Appeals of West Virginia, Henry Shepherd and others-Appellants.
Martinsburg c.1870? bdsde, 13 x 8" 
Faulkner argues on a case of beneficiary of trespass, citing 1869 code. Also cites VA reports (14 Grattan). (Faulkner, from Berkeley Co. now WV, served in Congress, represented clients at law, served on Stonewall Jackson's staff & was temporary chairman of WV Constitutional Convention.) (58736237)
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5 (Legg, Bill) STUMPS & STONES (caption title).
(Mt. Lookout, WV) (1951) 
48pp. 6 x 4.5" in self wrps. WV families in Nicholas Co. Genealogy. (138835104)
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6 (Price, Andrew) WEST VIRGINIA EARLY HISTORY RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
(Charleston) 1924 
95pp. First ptd in West Virginia Blue Book. The stapled text reglued into original cloth. Vg, w/ inked title to bkstrp. No copies on line (9/14). (6005800959)
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7 (Stuart, Jesse ) Plumley, William & Barbara Yeager (eds) FROM THE HILLS, 1972: A STORY IN PROSE, VERSE AND GRAPHICS
Np (1972) 
(3)194pp. First ed. Fine. Wrps. The focus, rather than author's ethnocentricity, reveals the mtns. Jesse Stuart provided a 6 p. intro, while Wade Hall, Richard Eberhart & Louise McNeil Pease are among the better known contributors. Includes script-cerpt from Clyde Ware's WHEN THE LINE GOES THROUGH. (5972152938)
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8 Adjutant General of the State of West Virginia ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1864
Wheeling 1864 
740pp. Shetler 831 records this title with the 740 p. (present in our copy). Half lea, bkstrp very shabby, bds well rubbed. Bkstrp label reglued. Last ten leaves damped at top free corner, not on text. Lib stamps on front eps. Book is tight. Rosters of officers and men and brief histories of the following units: Infantry: 1st, 4th, 9th-15th, 17th; Veteran Infantry: 1st, 2nd (no company rosters for 2nd Veteran Infantry); Cavalry: 1st-7th; Light Artillery: 1st; West Virginia Independent Exempts: Companies A and B. (5981830287)
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9 Andre, Richard, Stan Cohen and Bill Wintz BULLETS & STEEL THE FIGHT FOR THE GREAT KANAWHA VALLEY 1861 - 1865
Charleston 1996 4to 
190pp. First ed. Second printing. Vg in paper covers, mild shelf bow. Many bio sketches. SIGNED by Wintz. (5982235197)
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10 Barbe, Waitman IN THE VIRGINIAS
Akron, OH 1896 12mo 
184pp. Vg, front cover well rubbed. I never saw a clean cvr; somehow the cl. used has affinity for foxing. Short stories from WV. Boger, So. Mtneer in Lit., #17. Only good copy elsewhere @ fifty. (5964419157)
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11 Berkeley County Centennial CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COUNTY OF BERKELEY - CITIZENS MEETING
Martinsburg(?) 1872 Bdsde, 18 x 3" 
News story which is more about the planning than about actual events. C. J. Faulkner was elected chairman. SIGNED in type by C. J. Faulkner. Lists many committee members. This is probably an off print from a Berkeley County newspaper, but rear is blank & that makes it a broadside. OCLC shows locations, neither in WVA. 7/16 (250134754)
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12 Boram, Ron (ed) HARRISON COUNTY 76
(Clarksburg, WV) 1976? 
192pp. First ed (no other data). 4to. Paper covers. (Reader frays). Lower free corner damped. Absolutely loaded with pictures! (5956037520)
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13 Brenni, Vito J. and Joyce Binder WEST VIRGINIA AUTHORS A BIOBIBLIOGRAPHY
Morgantown, WV 1968 
103pp. Second ed. Paper covers damped at front cover and first ten p., ditto rear cover and last 20 p. (5939436210)
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14 Brumfield, Carrell G. and Richard N. Ellis MORE STORIES ABOUT GILBERT, WEST VIRGINIA AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES
(Baltimore) (1995) Large 4to 
680pp. Fine in pictorial bds. Largely Mingo County WV, a splendid local focal! Incl Hatfields and McCoys. (5956239975)
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15 Byrne, J. Holt COUNTRY STYLE. AN ANTHOLOGY OF HILLBILLY HUMOR
Charleston 1974 
48pp. Fourth ptg, paper covers age soiled. (5930406717)
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16 C & P Telephone Co. THE MOUNTAIN STATE STORY.
Charleston? c.1960 
Six scripts, each 2pp. These are #4, 6, 13, 26, 28, & 29. Each program is divided into A (to get you attention) & B (to clinch the point). They deal w/Major Royall's 2nd wife's daughter (you know her as Anne Royall); John Brown; Pack Horse Ford (Shepherdstown); Aracoma (Indian Legend); First Railroads; & "Mountaineers are Always Free. Six programs. (4553996154)
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17 Cady, Stanton H. VISTAS IN VERSE
Parsons, WV 1978 
84pp. First ed. Paper covers, the white background w/ very modest aging. Poetry. SIGNED by author w/ also a five line SIGNED inscription. No copies listed per OCLC (1/14). (5938707372)
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18 Campbell, Libby Marsh SWING OLD ADAM
Philadelphia (1965) 
232pp. Fine in vg dj. Small tear at both top and bottom of front panel. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author. This is a fictional account of life in West Virginia lumber camps, thought to be rather racy when issued. (5915101119)
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19 Charles Town Male Academy Diploma.
Charles Town, WV 189_ 10 x 16" 
Made off to one of the several Rouse Bros, this certificate is crisply ptd in gold colored ink, SIGNED by the principal. One edge frayed, mild attic dust. From the Perry Collection. Not net. Shipped rolled. (4025021730)
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20 Chessie System. WELCOME ABOARD PENNSYLVANIA DIVISION EMPLOYEES SPECIAL.
Baltimore 1982 
8pp. Connellsville to Morgantown, June 19, 1982. (5041791231)
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