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1 "White Sulphur Springs Postal Mark".
White Sulphur Springs? 1828? 
(1" circular, red ink) as found on rear e.p. of two-vol. (as one) copy of Shakespeare Works, 1828. The rear e.p. of Vol. I has stenciled in red "W. S. Springs." The Shakespeare is bound in really nice mottled calf, w/wear at heel of bkstrp. Inner jts strengthened. Illus. consist of 37 woodcuts, all but one being ptd two per p. The engr. ftspc & engr. t.p. of Vol. I have departed. (4352634411)
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2 (Map and Directory).
c.1960 17 x 22" 
Large fold map of town bordered on two sides by the ubiquitous 2 x 2" ads. Verso has photo illus. of several churches, businesses, & Mountain State School. (3929584443)
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3 ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. PASSED AT THE EXTRA SESSION
Wheeling 1862 
108pp. First ed. top cover loose. Tp foxed. Top free corner w/ damp stain increasing towards rear. Shetler 811. (5980858503)
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4 THE STATESMAN EXTRA ELECTION RETURN.

Martinsburg, 1874?, broadside 11 1/2 x 5". Gloats for Charles J. Faulkner's win over Boteler (5:1!). Faulkner, from Berkeley County now WV, served in congress, represented clients at law, served on Stonewall Jackson's staff and was temporary chairman of WV Constitutional Convention. (58737598)
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5 (Faulkner, C. J.) Court of Appeals of West Virginia, Henry Shepherd and others-Appellants.
Martinsburg c.1870? bdsde, 13 x 8" 
Faulkner argues on a case of beneficiary of trespass, citing 1869 code. Also cites VA reports (14 Grattan). (Faulkner, from Berkeley Co. now WV, served in Congress, represented clients at law, served on Stonewall Jackson's staff & was temporary chairman of WV Constitutional Convention.) (58736237)
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6 (Legg, Bill) STUMPS & STONES (caption title).
(Mt. Lookout, WV) (1951) 
48pp. 6 x 4.5" in self wrps. WV families in Nicholas Co. Genealogy. (138835104)
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7 (Price, Andrew) WEST VIRGINIA EARLY HISTORY RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
(Charleston) 1924 
95pp. First ptd in West Virginia Blue Book. The stapled text reglued into original cloth. Vg, w/ inked title to bkstrp. No copies on line (9/14). (6005800959)
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8 (Price, William T.) MEMORIALS OF EDWARD HERNDON SCOTT, MD.
Singers Glen, VA 1873 
29(1)pp. (1974 reprint by Jim Presgraves, Wytheville, VA). Confederate soldier's memoirs; served w/MO & Valley of VA Divisions, as well as McNeill's Rangers. Later a doctor. Not in Dornbusch. Lt bds, fine. ISBN 1-933607-71-8 (38525365) 
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9 (Stuart, Jesse ) Plumley, William & Barbara Yeager (eds) FROM THE HILLS, 1972: A STORY IN PROSE, VERSE AND GRAPHICS
Np (1972) 
(3)194pp. First ed. Fine. Wrps. The focus, rather than author's ethnocentricity, reveals the mtns. Jesse Stuart provided a 6 p. intro, while Wade Hall, Richard Eberhart & Louise McNeil Pease are among the better known contributors. Includes script-cerpt from Clyde Ware's WHEN THE LINE GOES THROUGH. (5972152938)
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10 Adjutant General of the State of West Virginia ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1864
Wheeling 1864 
740pp. Shetler 831 records this title with the 740 p. (present in our copy). Half lea, bkstrp very shabby, bds well rubbed. Bkstrp label reglued. Last ten leaves damped at top free corner, not on text. Lib stamps on front eps. Book is tight. Rosters of officers and men and brief histories of the following units: Infantry: 1st, 4th, 9th-15th, 17th; Veteran Infantry: 1st, 2nd (no company rosters for 2nd Veteran Infantry); Cavalry: 1st-7th; Light Artillery: 1st; West Virginia Independent Exempts: Companies A and B. (5981830287)
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11 Andre, Richard, Stan Cohen and Bill Wintz BULLETS & STEEL THE FIGHT FOR THE GREAT KANAWHA VALLEY 1861 - 1865
Charleston 1996 4to 
190pp. First ed. Second printing. Vg in paper covers, mild shelf bow. Many bio sketches. SIGNED by Wintz. (5982235197)
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12 Ash, Jerry Wayne; Kukendall, Bill; Seawell, Harry; and Stratton L. Douthat West Virginia USA
Parkersburg, WVA 1976 4t0 
207pp. Ist ed. A spectacular commemoration of the Mountain State, fine in pub. slip case, this is #212 of 1776 copies, here with signatures of Ash, Kuykendall, and Seawell. Photo ill range from earliest known images of WVA to current, these in monochrome or vibrant color. Beware a much less expensive edition might tempt you to miss this bicentennial achievement. (6030905379) 
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13 Barbe, Waitman IN THE VIRGINIAS
Akron, OH 1896 12mo 
184pp. Vg, front cover well rubbed. I never saw a clean cvr; somehow the cl. used has affinity for foxing. Short stories from WV. Boger, So. Mtneer in Lit., #17. Only good copy elsewhere @ fifty. (5964419157)
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14 Berkeley County Centennial CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COUNTY OF BERKELEY - CITIZENS MEETING
Martinsburg(?) 1872 Bdsde, 18 x 3" 
News story which is more about the planning than about actual events. C. J. Faulkner was elected chairman. SIGNED in type by C. J. Faulkner. Lists many committee members. This is probably an off print from a Berkeley County newspaper, but rear is blank & that makes it a broadside. OCLC shows locations, neither in WVA. 7/16 (250134754)
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15 Boette, Marie SINGA HIPSY DOODLE AND OTHER FOLK SONGS OF WEST VIRGINIA
Parsons. WV 1971 4to 
177pp. Near fine, with some newsclips laid in about author. Patrick Gainer contributed 18 songs (with stories) of the nearly 100 entries which range from colonial to just prior to pub. Each has words and music, most with some notes. (6023090616) 
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16 Boram, Ron (ed) HARRISON COUNTY 76
(Clarksburg, WV) 1976? 
192pp. First ed (no other data). 4to. Paper covers. (Reader frays). Lower free corner damped. Absolutely loaded with pictures! (5956037520)
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17 Breeni, Vito J. (author) Joyce Binder (revision) WEST VIRGINIA AUTHORS A BIOBIBLIOGRAPHY
Morgantown 1968 
103pp. Second ed. Fine in paper covers. (5966929599) 
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18 Brenni, Vito J. and Joyce Binder WEST VIRGINIA AUTHORS A BIOBIBLIOGRAPHY
Morgantown, WV 1968 
103pp. Second ed. Paper covers damped at front cover and first ten p., ditto rear cover and last 20 p. (5939436210)
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19 Brumfield, Carrell G. and Richard N. Ellis MORE STORIES ABOUT GILBERT, WEST VIRGINIA AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES
(Baltimore) (1995) Large 4to 
680pp. Fine in pictorial bds. Largely Mingo County WV, a splendid local focal! Incl Hatfields and McCoys. (5956239975)
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20 Byrne, J. Holt COUNTRY STYLE. AN ANTHOLOGY OF HILLBILLY HUMOR
Charleston 1974 
48pp. Fourth ptg, paper covers age soiled. (5930406717)
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