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21 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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22 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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23 Callahan, James M. SEMI-CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF WEST VIRGINIA.
Charleston, WVA 1913 
593pp. Fold. map & e.p. map. Distiguished author. Cvr blemishes. (3279551214) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 Callahan, James Morton GENEALOGICAL AND PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE UPPER MONONGAHELA VALLEY WEST VIRGINIA
New York 1912 4to 
Vol II & III are family history. Covers are loose. Lea on bkstrp separated, cloth holding well. Vol II & III bkstrp reglued, inner jts holding. Copies on line (new bkstrp) at five hundred. Extra shipping, 3 vol. (5988754248) 
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25 Callahan, James Morton (w/ supervision of Bernard L. Butcher) GENEALOGICAL AND PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE UPPER MONONGAHELA VALLEY WEST VIRGINIA
New York 1912 4to 
First ed. Vg good in lib. cl. Over 1300 pages. Our last set in 2013 sold at two twenty five. The only first ed on line at three hundred. For our set (ex lib) 3 vol. (5852218596) 
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26 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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27 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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28 Chessie System. WELCOME ABOARD PENNSYLVANIA DIVISION EMPLOYEES SPECIAL.
Baltimore 1982 
8pp. Connellsville to Morgantown, June 19, 1982. (5041791231)
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29 Clarksburg Community Service THE SHAWNEE TRAIL PROGRAM
Clarksburg, WV 1923 
(66)pp. First ed. Good in paper covers. Tope of bkstrp reglued. Top margin damped less than an inch. No text damage. Pageant (about 1/2) followed by Nina B. Lamkin . . . Early History of Harrison County. Not listed in Forbes WVA History. (5943282855)
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30 Cohen, Stan and Richard Andre KANAWHA COUNTY IMAGES A BICENTENNIAL HISTORY 1788-1988
Charleston, WV 1992 
466(3)pp. First ptd 1987. Large 4to, inner jt reglued. Ex lib. Ep and other maps. Chapter on Salt works. SIGNED by both authors. (5931216537)
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31 Comstock, Jim and Peter Wallace WEST VIRGINIA PICTURE BOOK WEST VIRGINIA HERITAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 51
Richwood, WV 1978 Tall folio 
301,(1)bl,6 indexpp. Mild shelf bow. Shelf fade to bkstrp but gilt bright. Else, near fine. From two to fifteen images per page. Twenty seven 19th C. Fowler views (localities), many scenes from Harpers Weekly (19th C.), artists, authors, musicians, and places. Also note this is vol 51 of Comstock's West Virginia Encyclopedia (something no other state has). Inscribed and signed by both authors. Extra shipping. (5966605671)
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32 Cook, Roy B. BATTLE OF CARNIFEX FERRY.
N.p. 1931 
8pp. Caption title. Historian Cook carefully traces troop movements of Floyd (CSA) & Rosecrans in this key action for control of central West Virginia (then VA). Shetler 143. Dornbusch MBCW III 2337. OCLC locates copies in 7 libraries, only one of these in WVA. (210845863)
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33 Cornwell, John J Knock About Notes
Romney, WV? 1915. 12mo 
139pp. First ed. Insc. and signed by author who dedicated this book to his son who died at age 18. Many essays and some poems, amongst the latter three expressing grief at his loss. This copy vg, corners sharp, all gilt bright, small damp stain to left of front cover. (6027868554) 
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34 Davis, Dorothy History of Harrison County (West Virginia)
Parsons WV 1970 
986p.pp. 1st ed. Fine in good dj. Signed by author. (6029407212) 
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35 Davis, Innis C. Biennial Report of the State Department of Archives and History including a Bibliography of West Virginia
Charleston WV 1938 
xv, 143, 392pp. First ed, in lib cl. In two parts, material about the state and official publications. First 15p in photocopy. Some marginal pencil notes. Strangely no copies by author located per OCLC (3/16), BUT using the second part of the title locates copies in 14 libraries.. (6028111500) 
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36 Dayton, Ruth Woods PIONEERS AND THEIR HOMES ON UPPER KANAWHA
Charleston, WV 1947 
320pp. First ed. Fine in worn dj. Much on the salt works. Ep map. Much on arch. W/ over 20 full p. illust. Traces families from Kanawha Salines to Ft. Savannah. Charming illus. by N. S. Hostermary & augmented w/ ep map by A. W. Reniers. The title is easy to confuse w/ Dayton's Greenbrier Pioneers. (5930123280)
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37 de Hass, Wills. History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia (to 1795)
Parsons WV 1960 
416pp. Lib stamps on e.p, else near fine reprint of the 1851 edition, HOWES D-223 "reliable sources". (6029488194) 
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38 Doherty, William T. TEACHER'S GUIDE TO WEST VIRGINIA STUDIES, OUR HERITAGE.
Charleston, WV 1984 4to 
24(44)pp. First ed. Wrps, fine. Appalachia. (4840469979)
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39 Dudding, Earl Ellicott THE TRAIL OF THE DEAD YEARS
Huntington, WV 1932 
342pp. First ed. Good. Ex lib. Convicted of murder, author served his term then founded Prisoner's Relief Society. Illuminating and startling are his theories of the "chemistry of sin", crime, punishment, birth control, "the land of eternal dreams", and numerous other vital subjects. (5933119614)
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40 Fagg, Ida D. UNCLE JACK A COLLECTION OF LETTERS AND WRITINGS AS A MEMORIAL TO JAMES JACKSON FAGG.
Balt. (1955) 
c.48pp. Wrps. V.g., some age soil but very solid. Christiansburg, VA native whose early TX travels prepared him for work as drummer or travelling salesman in Mercer & McDowell Counties, WV. Ms. Fagg, from Rural Retreat, VA, has included two of the Colonel's accounts of hilarious celebrations in Cambria, VA. Delightfully obscure. Last copy here 1997. No copy located at WV Archives, Radford University or Wytheville Community College. (5296601094)
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