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121 Powell, Scott HISTORY OF MARSHALL COUNTY (WV)
Moundsville, WV 1925 
334pp. First ed. Vg in dark green cl. Almost invisible moisture mark to front cover. One cancelled interior lib stamp. (5966970090)
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122 Presgraves, James S. (comp.) SMYTH COUNTY FAMILIES AND HISTORY.
Pulaski, VA 1974 
70pp. Intro. by Dr. Goodridge Wilson & w/excerpts from Hardesty's Encyclopedia (NY, 1884), prepared by R. A. Brock. Eleven page oral history from African-American Black citizen. Family names include Bailey, Baker, Barlow, Boatwright, Buchanan, Copenhaver, Dickey, Dungan, Fudge, Gollohon ( Gollehen), Greever, Harmon, Hubble, Hull, Hix, McCarty, McDaniel ( (McDonald), Moore, Orr, Patrick, Pendleton, Posten, Preston, Reedy, (Roady), Richardsonn, Sexton, Shannon, Shefffey, Ssprinkle, Tarter, Tate, Ward, Wells, Willmore (Wilmore) Wolfe, CW Rosters. Map of the town of Marion. Subscribers list. Fully indexed. Lt bds, fine. No other copy on net. ISBN 1-933607-56-4 (38525955) 
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123 Preston, Thomas L. HISTORICAL SKETCHES AND REMINISCENCES OF AN OCTOGENARIAN
(Marion, VA) (1994) 
170(2)pp. First ed. Ex lib, bkstrp ends repaired. History & sketches are incl. of Washington Co. VA & of the Preston Saltworks at Saltville, most of which are first-hand accounts by the author. Howes P 577. (5924333067)
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124 Price, Andrew THE PRINCESS POCAHONTAS
Marlinton, WV 1924 
7pp. First ed. Wrps (age dust). Well written. OCLC locates no copies at William and Mary or at WVA Archives. (5785367955)
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125 Price, William B. TALES AND LORE OF THE MOUNTAINEERS.
Salem, WV (1963) 
ix,164(1)pp. First ed. V.g in lt bds & plastic comb binder. Preston Co. writer. Appalachia. (4857638163)
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126 Prickett, James McChesney A BIT O' SUNSHINE, POEMS
Bristol, TN/VA (1928) 
xiv,139pp. This is a fine copy, generously inscribed and signed by author. Dr. Fred Delp was the major artist for this book. (6022118832)
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127 Prickett, James McChesney A BIT O' SUNSHINE, POEMS
Bristol, TN/VA (1928) 
xiv,139pp. Dj w/ two tears and two corner chips. Has rubber stamp of Dr. Delp the major artist for this book. Laid in is a promo brochure to encourage sale of last 100 copies. (5937492642)
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128 Reeves. Eleanor Baker. A COUNTRY DOCTOR GOES TO TOWN.
Galax, VA (1967) 8vo. 
xii,208pp. Biography of Galax, VA Dr. Waddell, born in Ashe County, NC, founder of Waddell Clinic. Much on Appalachia, medical, company town (furniture & textile).Near fine in near fine dj. (5477636355)
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129 Reniers, Perceval THE SPRINGS OF VIRGINIA LIFE, LOVE AND DEATH AT THE WATERS 1775 - 1900
(Kingsport, TN) (1955) 
x,301pp. Fine in near fine unclipt dj, top of bkstrp frayed. Ep map. First ptd 1941. (6004626720)
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130 Richard Montgomery Foundation MOUNTAINSIDE.
Christiansburg 1983+ 
3 issues, Vol. 1 #4; Vol. 2 #1 & 2. Also incl. is a Hist. Pictorial Calendar of Newbern, VA. First County Seat of Pulaski (adjacent to Montgomery Co.). I looked in the calendar for my great great grand father's brother's tavern (1st courthouse), but discovered it had been taken down. Mountainside featured articles such as Radford Bros., CW Letters, a Jim Wayne Miller poem, Church Activists, Christiansburg Inst. (Afro-American/Black children from Wythe Co, were bussed there) under leadership of Booker T. Washington, & various short stories & poems. Wrps, v.g. For the four items… (4787183823)
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131 Roanoke Public Library Collection of 150 posters for various events of public interest.
Roanoke, VA 2009+ Various 
150 posters. Most are 18 x 12" or reverse, w/about 10% smaller. Colorful, many topics, aimed at different audiences such as teen-age game day, health for Seniors, music in many forms, etc. A couple of strays included. Really interesting for research, display and as proof that not all Appalachians concentrate on home brew. (5674260651)
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132 Rutledge, Archibald. "The Amethyst Arrowhead", p3-4, 11 in THE IDEAL YOUTH VOL I # 5.
Wood, VA 1924 4to. 
Cartoon black stereotype ill. by Frank Johnson. "Wood" was located in Scott County, w/P.O. from 1884 ____. An amazing venture - located between nowhere and beyond, Scott County could be called the heart of Appalachia (draw a line from Detroit to Tallahassee), but here Editor Charles W. Compton has not only issued a slick paper magazine (this is issue #5), but he has secured advertisers from Chicago, Rochester, Pittsburgh, etc. Black Americans. Virginia. (5046852606)
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133 Shawkey, M. P. WEST VIRGINIA. A BOOK OF GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY AND INDUSTRY
New York 1922 
252pp. Early ed. Good, covers spotted. Ex lib, no outside marks. Missing ftspc. (5913440988)
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134 Shawkey, Morris Purdy WEST VIRGINIA IN HISTORY, LIFE, LITERATURE AND INDUSTRY
Chicago 1928 
Good in navy blue cl, some minor stresses to bkstrp edge. There's an ex lib set on line at one thousand (!). Extra shipping. 5 vol. (5971626555)
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135 Shawkey, Morris Purdy WEST VIRGINIA IN HISTORY, LIFE, LITERATURE AND INDUSTRY (VOL 1 - 4 OF 5)
Chicago 1928 4to 
Faux leather, minor shelf wear, mrbld ep. Over 800 pages of biographical sketches. The complete set on line begins at one seventy five. For these four vols Extra shipping 4 vol. (5923604229)
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136 Shetler, Charles and Michael M. Reynolds MILESTONES OF WEST VIRGINIA HISTORY . . . SOME EVENTS OF IMPORTANCE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MOUNTAIN STATE
Parsons, WV 1963 
(32)pp. Paper covers. Fine. Calendar arrangement of events. No copies listed per OCLC (1/14). (5939395719)
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137 Simes, Edgar B. MAKING A STATE FORMATION OF WEST VIRGINIA, INCLUDING MAPS, ILLUSTRATIONS, PLATS, GRANTS AND THE ACTS OF THE VIRGINIA ASSEMBLY AND THE LEGISLATURE OF WEST VIRGINIA CREATING THE COUNTIES
(Charleston, WV) 1956 
213pp. First ed. Large 4to. Vg. Copies on line to one fifty (10/14). (6009728586)
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138 Smith, Conway Color woodcut of Shot Tower in Wythe Co., Virginia.
Pulaski, VA c.1930 14 x 11" 
SIGNED CHS. (4144915581)
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139 Soupart, Sylvia STORIES OF WEST VIRGINIA FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
WV Univ. Press 1934 
61,150pp. Wrps (age soil), ex-lib. Appalachia. (193442803)
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140 Southeastern Geology SOUTHEASTERN GEOLOGY (JOURNAL)
Durham, NC 1973-81 large 8vo 
Ca 4200pp. Approx. 30 issues, all v.g. in wrps. Begins 1973: Vol. 15 #1 to #4. 1974: Vol. 16 #1 & 2. 1975: Vol. 16 # 3 & 4 & Vol. 17 # 1 & 2. Also included is Special Pub No. 5 - STRATIGRAPHY OF PRECAMBRIAN THROUGH CRETACEOUS STRATA OF PROBABLE FLUVIAL ORIGIN IN S.E. U.S. AND THEIR POTENTIAL AS URANIUM HOST ROCKS. 1976: Vol. 17 #3&4, Vol. 18 # 1&2. 1977: Vol. 18 #3&4. 1978: Vol. 20 #1. Vol. 19 # 2-4. 1979: Vol. 20 #3&4. Vol 21 #1. 1980: Vol. 21 #2&3. 1981: Vol. 22 #1-4. Includes Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Maryland, and the Carolinas. Comparable issues on net at seven each. For this lot... (5190109764)
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