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61 Holliday, Guy S. (comp.) THE SILVER CHORD HYMNAL.
Beckley, WV 1968 
275 songs. Our 1st copy, OCLC locates six lib. w/a copy. V.g. w/a minimum of creasing & just a hint of white petticoat(peeping beneath a brown coated wrapper). Index. This looks, feels & reads like a Stamps Baxter; put together w/your name on it. Holliday has contributed at least a double dozen tunes &/or words; sometimes Ms. Holliday is credited. And yes, a few songs by Virgil Stamps or by J. R. Baxter. No other copy on the net. (3937723134)
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62 Holmes, Sallie L. BONDS OF FRIENDSHIP: LOVE & TRUTH.
Charles Town, WV? (1987) 
c.100pp. Ed. by Julia Davis Adams, these letters by a Clarksburg, VA/WV woman to Anna Kennedy Davis, (a graduate of Women's College in Baltimore) describe her life as a Baptist missionary to China. Extending from 1857-1879, the correspondence between two very fond friends shows the agony of indecision, shares the death of a husband & a child, and makes the reader a bit richer for the reading. Ms. Davis (Adams) will be remembered as the author of The Shenandoah & 19 other titles and died, in her 90's, while dancing with a cousin. Peutetre nous! Wrps, v.g. OCLC locates copies in six U. S. Libraries. Appalachia. Women. Virginia. ISBN# 1-933607-75-0. (254450122) 
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63 Horacek, Leo and Gerald Lefkoff PROGRAMMED EAR TRAINING VOLUME I: INTERVALS
New York 170 
146pp. First pub 1966. 4to. Fine in paper covers. Author taught at WVU. This copy signed by both authors. No signed copy on line (9/14). (6000172710)
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64 Horner, Warren B. LICHEN: SELECTED PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED VERSE.
Shepherdstown, WV (1935) 12mo 
(6)115pp. Poems incl. "Wizard Clip," "Sinking of a "U" Boat," & "Blennerhassett." V.g. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by author. Appalachia. Poetry. AUTOGRAPH. (4306636635)
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65 Humphreys, Prof. Milton W. ANTHONY. "THE WHITE MAN'S FRIEND".
Fayetteville, WV 1927 
(6)pp. Author puts into print family traditions about an Native American Ally. Author made important artillery discoveries. Self wrps. V.g. (195542258)
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66 Ice, John R. (with Tetrick, W. G.; Heister, G. Rhawn; and Paul G. Lawson) NEW DESCRIPTIVE ATLAS OF WEST VIRGINIA CONTAINING A SEPARATE MAP OF THE STATE AND EACH OF ITS FIFTY-FIVE COUNTIES
Clarksburg, WV 1933 Folio 
60pp. First ed. Heavy paper covers. Contains a short article on the formation and history of the state and of each county, together with a notation of their products, population and magisterial districts .. all post offices ... every stream ... all established roads. OCLC calls for 57 maps (4/14) but only 56 appear in the contents list: all present. No copies on line. (5970492807) 
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67 Jacob, J. G. BROOKE COUNTY (WEST VIRGINIA), BEING A RECORD OF PROMINENT EVENTS.
Wytheville, VA 2002 7 x 5" 
271(index)pp. First ptd 1882, this is a very scarce county hist., having 30pp. on Civil War activities incl. rosters. Also about 40 p. on Alexander Campbell. Wrps, comb binder (as new!). Appalachia. Military. Genealogy.Includes families of Applegate, Bane, Briggs. Campbell, Carle, cochran, Deighton, Duval,Edington,Everett, Fleming, Fraaier, George, Grimes, Harvey, HINDMAN, KUHN,LlEWIS, lAZEAR, MCHENRY,MERRYMAN, Moren, Nicholls, Patterson, Prather, Richardson, Wells, No other copy on line. ISBN 1-933607-69-6 (4479168786) 
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68 Johnson, Leland R. MEN MOUNTAINS AND RIVERS. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE HUNTINGTON DISTRICT U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS 1754 - 1974
Washington, DC 1977 
322pp. First ed. Vg (some reader soil) in paper covers. Rich in illust and detail about steam boats as well as later modes on Ohio River. (6000415656)
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69 Johnson, Maggie P. FALLEN BLOSSOMS.
Parkersburg, WV 1951 
151pp. African-American poet, VA born in Fincastle Co., resident of Parkersburg, WV. This work combines her earlier VA Dreams & Thoughts for Idle Hours w/this her 3rd vol. of poetry. Not listed in French Afro-American Poetry. Her husband, Dr. Walter Johnson, was the 1st Afro-American-Black physician in Allegheny Co., VA; & he was succeeded there by his son; her granddaughter has made a career in television. Fine. Not listed by FRENCH, Afro-American Poetry. Copy on line to one fifty.. (3235373420)
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70 Joyce, Joseph Albion MR. ALBION'S JOY'EMS
Detroit 1973 
63pp. First ed. Fine in fine unclipt dj. WV native, poetry INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author. (5945914770)
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71 Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society, Inc. KANAWHA VALLEY CEMETERIES VOLUME II
Charleston? 1983 4to 
150pp. Paper covers, good. A few ink notes. No copies on line. (5917490088)
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72 Kinder, Chuck SNAKEHUNTER
New York 1973 
212pp. Fine in fine unclipt dj. Growing up in WV novel, poignantly presented. Pub promo laid in. (5946076734)
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73 Laidley, W. S. HISTORY OF CHARLESTON AND KANAWHA COUNTY . . . AND REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS
Chicago 1911 
1021pp. Laidley's book is by far the most voluminous work on this area, preceded by Ex. Gov. Atkinson's. Full leather, rubbed at extremities, the cloth showing at hinges but inner hinges good. Two inch tape repair above bkstrp title (gilt bright) w/ 5" split on bottom left. (5844241869) 
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74 Latimer, W. J. SOIL SURVEY OF JEFFERSON, BERKELEY, AND MORGAN COUNTIES, WEST VIRGINIA.
DC 1918 
74pp. Wrps, v.g. w/extra large fold map. Eastern panhandle counties saved from VA courtesy of the B & O Railroad. Appalachia. (3918570891)
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75 Leech, S. V. FROM WEST VIRGINIA TO POMPEII
Morgantown, WV 1901 
102pp. First ed. Vg. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author. Methodist minister travels to Europe. (5987539518)
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76 Lewis, Virgil History of West Virginia
Philadelphia 1889 
744pp. 1st ed, Vg, mild rubbing to bkstrp edges. Bkstrp ends mildly shelf-frayed. Not ex. lib. (6031026852) 
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77 Lewis, Virgil A. SECOND BIENNIAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA.
(Charleston) (1908) 
327pp. The appendices, p. 93 to end incl. names of West Virginians who served in Virginia (House of Burgesses, Gen'l Assembly, Convention), much on formation of WV, details on hist. of WV Supreme Court, Legislations & conventions & my favorite. Appalachia. Genealogy. (4500224106)
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78 Lewis, Virgil A. (ed.) SOUTHERN HISTORICAL MAGAZINE (VOL I NO. 1-3, 5/VOL 2 NO. 2 - ceased all publication)
Charleston, WV 1892 small 4to 
Five issues, ca 300 pp. Most wrps present but loose, frayed and or chipped. Notable for articles on colonial and American Revolution themes. Bio and or family sketches on Daniel Boone, R.M.G. Brown, Kercheval, Peyton, Posey, Summers, Warwick, etc. Also 1808 travel from Alexandria to Gallipolis. (5630469635)
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79 MacCorkle, William A. SOME SOUTHERN QUESTIONS.
NY 1908 
vii,318pp. The first 2 essays deal with the race question; MacCorkle, once Gov. of WV, was well ahead of his colleagues. Near fine. T.e.g. (5039159316)
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80 MacCorkle, William A. SOME SOUTHERN QUESTIONS.
NY 1908 
vii,318pp. The first 2 essays deal with the race question; MacCorkle, once Gov. of WV, was well ahead of his colleagues. W/light moisture. (142836934)
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