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21 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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22 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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23 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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24 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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25 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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26 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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27 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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28 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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29 Gillespie, William H. & John A. Clendening WEST VIRGINIA GEOLOGY, ARCHEOLOGY, AND PEDOLOGY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDEX.
Morgantown 1964 
xi,241pp. Out of print. Contains five times more than previous (1937) work. W/a 36p. index. Fine. (3750249804)
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30 Grey, Zane BETTY ZANE
New York c.1933 
291(5)adspp. First pub 1903, here in good condition (several bkstrp scrapes) in a dj w/ front fore corner wear and top part of bkstrp missing above title (in cl top of Y in first word). One of Grey's colonial frontier trilogy, the Wheeling (now WV) locale. Copies on line to thirty five. (5882181936)
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31 Gwin, Adrian ONCE UPON AGO "LOOKING BACK"
St. Albans, WV 1993 
viii,133pp. First ed. Paper covers. Vg. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author. Ptd by McClain. Columns from Charleston Daily Mail. (5911659384)
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32 Hamilton, Eleanor Meyer THE FLAIR & THE FIRE THE STORY OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN WEST VIRGINIA 1877 - 1977
(Chesapeake, WV) 1977 
359pp. First ed. Fine, all gilt bright, corners sharp. Ep map. (6014870943)
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33 Hannum, Alberta Pierson and Ruel Elton Foster JOURNAL OF THE MORNING
(Arlington, VA) (1982?) 
(82)pp. First ed. Paper covers. Fine. 9"xc.5". Diary entries and poetry. Only one copy on line and OCLC locates only two lib w/ copies (1/14). WV writers. (5939517192)
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34 Hardesty, H. H. HARRISON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MAP.
Chicago 1883 14 x 10" 
Color copy from H. H. Hardesty, Historical & Geographical Encyclopedia. Shows P.O., creeks, roads, schools, mtns, & timber. Borders on VA. Bridgeport, Lost Creek, Johnstown, Javisville, Cherry Camp, Prospect Valley, and Sardis were among the post offices. Orig. had some damping to edges-faithfully replicated. Genealogy. Appalachia. Virginia. ISBN 1-933607-64-5 (4737460875) 
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35 Hardesty, H. H. KANAWHA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MAP.
Chicago 1883 10.75 x 14.5" 
Color copy from H. H. Hardesty, Historical & Geographical Encyclopedia. Shows P.O., creeks, roads, schools, mtns, & timber. Minor foxing-faithfully replicated. Not net. Genealogy. Appalachia. (5491403295)
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36 Hardesty, H. H. MAP OF BERKELEY COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.
Chicago 1883 14 x 10" 
This map is a color repro. from Hardesty's Hist. Hand Atlas. The map shows roads, schools, & magisterial districts. Glengary, Martinsburg, & Shanghai were among the post offices. Appalachia. Cartography. (4177267890)
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37 Hardesty, H. H. MAP OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.
Chicago 1883 14 x 10" 
This map is a color repro. from Hardesty's, Hist. Hand Atlas. The map shows roads, schools, & magisterial districts. Rippon, Charles Town, & Summit were among the post offices. Appalachia. Cartography. ISBN 1-933607-65-3 (4177308381) 
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38 Hardesty, H. H. MARION COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MAP.
Chicago 1883 14 x 10" 
Color copy from H. H. Hardesty, Historical & Geographical Encyclopedia. Shows P.O., creeks, roads, schools, mtns, & timber. Borders on VA. Glovers Gap, Bingamon, Hessville, Gray's Flat, Newport, Palatine, Benton's Ferry were among the post offices. Orig. had some damping to edges-faithfully replicated. Genealogy. Appalachia. Virginia. ISBN 1-933607-66-1 (4737501366) 
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39 Hardesty, H. H. MONROE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MAP.
Chicago 1883 11 x 14" 
Color copy from H. H. Hardesty, Historical & Geographical Encyclopedia. Shows P.O., creeks, roads, schools, mtns, & timber. Borders on VA. Wolf Creek, Centerville, Lindside, Salt Sulphur Springs, Grimson Springs, Sweet Springs were among the post offices. Orig. had some damping to edges-faithfully replicated. Genealogy. Appalachia. Virginia. ISBN 1-933607-67-X (4131432078) 
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40 Hearne, Julian G. Jr. SOME UNKNOWN FACTS OF AMERICAN HISTORY: THE SAGA OF GOVERNOR PIERPONT.
Parsons, WV 1987 
xv,213pp. Although Virginians w/strong CSA roots regard Pierport as an upstart-carpetbagger whose claim to fame rests on an island (Alexandria) of arrogance in a sea of turmoil, he did provide "leadership" from 1865-1868 & may have reduced VA's penalty for reconstruction. This vol., as new, has 31pp. text & 180pp. appendix to support the text. The later/yellow paper as issued. Appalachia. West Virginia. (4367899518)
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