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41 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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42 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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43 Cappel, C. C. WAR CAMP COMMUNITY SERVICE SONG SHEET.
Roanoke, VA c.1917 broadsheet, 10 x 15" 
W/words to 53 songs. Mr. Cappel identified himself as "Organizer for Community Singing for Southwest, Virginia." "Marines Hymn," "Abide With Me," "Now You've Come Back," "Oh! Frenchy," "Over There," "I Ain't Got Wary Yet," & many more. OCLC locates copies in four lib (4/14). Appalachia. Music. (4747381170)
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44 CARR jESS Ship Ride Down the Spring Branch
Durham, N. C. 1976 
199pp. 1st ed. fine inv.g. dj. Stories fom different locales by this highly respected Appqlachian author of of over a dozen titles. (6036493137) 
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45 Carr, Jess BIRTH OF A BOOK.
Radford, VA (1974) 
ix,151pp. Day-to-day writing of The Saint of the Wilderness.The Saint was Robert S. Sheffey, famous for praying destruction on stills. Fine in fine dj. one copy on line offered at one fifty! (3750897660) 
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46 Carr, Jess Intruder in the Wind
Radford, VA 1987 
190pp. Recent life in post Vietnam in Eastern Kentucky by the author of over a dozen titles. Fine in fine dj. Copies on line at over a hundred. (6036412155) 
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47 Carr, Jess THE SECOND OLDEST PROFESSION. An Informal History of Moonshining in America.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ (1972) 
xvi,250pp. First ed. Fine in v.g. d.j. (unclipped).By one of Appalachia's most respected authors.No other copy on line (3700324401) 
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48 Carte, Carrie C. THE FOREBEARERS AND DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM TAYLOR AND MAHALA CROMWELL.
Parsons, WV 1980 
(xvi)502pp. First ed. V.g. Incls Addison, Adkins, Ascue, Barrett, Bird, Booth, Bundy, Campbell, Chandler, Cobb, Cottle, Cox, Cromwell, deGruyter, Fabri, Foster, Fuller, Goad, Good, Hamric, Hanshaw, Harper, Hill, Hindman, Hughes, Jackson, McKown, Mutter, Naylor, Ray, Reed, Robinson, Settle, Stinson, Summer, Swaar, Tawney, Vincell, Vineyard, Westfall, Wyson, Whited, Young families. Appalachia. Virginia. Genealogy. West Virginia. Includes two-p correcions. No copy on line. (228441047)
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49 Catlett, Clay, etc. AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY OF AUGUSTA COUNTY.
Charlottesville 1928 
168pp. Wrps. First ed. Fine. UVA Ext. Series. Nearly 40pp. local hist. & resources. ISBN 1-933607-41-6. No other first ed on line. (143742355) 
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50 Chapman, Mary Lewis B. (ed.) LITERARY SKETCHES
Williamsburg 1963+ 
250+pp. 35 numbers (in 32 issues). Articles on Marcus Goodrich, Millay, Shirley Jackson, Horatio Alger, Wolfe, Jesse Stuart, Herrick, Isaac Singer, E. Fitzgerald, Twain, Dylan Thomas, Stevenson, A. H. Lewis, Maugham, Chekov, and a dozen more. Issues about 12 pp., interesting literary references. The only issue online at eight dollars. (5525172789)
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51 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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52 Chessie System. WELCOME ABOARD PENNSYLVANIA DIVISION EMPLOYEES SPECIAL.
Baltimore 1982 
8pp. Connellsville to Morgantown, June 19, 1982. (5041791231)
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53 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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54 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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55 Coleman, Ron The Appalachian Law School Murders
Grundy, VA 2005 8v0 
152pp. 1st ed, fine in paper covers as issued. True crime in Grundy, Virginia by a member of the Appalachian Authors Guild. OCLC locates copies in three libraries. (6035359389) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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56 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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57 Conner, Maynard C. AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY OF PATRICK COUNTY.
Charlottesville 1937 
102pp. Wrps. Fine. U. VA Ext. Series. About 25pp. local history and resources. ISBN 1-933607-54-8 (143744632) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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58 Cooley, E(lmer) J(ackson) THE INSIDE STORY OF THE WORLD FAMOUS COURTROOM TRAGEDY
Charlottesville, VA (1959) 
84pp. Fine in paper covers. Another ed issued 1961, but w/o date (info from OCLC). Cooley's work, except for Jim Presgraves' 2012 Chronicle of the Century after the Tragedy, is the most recent. (6011024298)
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59 Copenhaver, Miraim K. COLLECTION OF SENIORS' VISITING CARDS FROM RURAL RETREAT VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL
Np c.1920 
25 different cards, including the metal printing plate for Miriam K. Copenhaver's card. Cards vg (nice for historical display!) in well-aged box. (5900443377)
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60 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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