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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 but not enough as rear cover is detached. 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. not found per OCLC, (2 7 18 ) (5980858503)
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4 (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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5 (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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 Byrne, W. E. R. TALE OF THE ELK (RIVER VALLEY)
Richwood, WV c.1970 
455pp. A fine copy. First ptd 1940. Six-Guns 352 (outlaw Al Jennings). (5977578732)
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12 Callahan, James M. SEMI-CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF WEST VIRGINIA.
Charleston, WVA 1913 
593pp. Fold. map & e.p. map. Distiguished author. Cvr blemishes. (3279551214)
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13 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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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 Comstock, Jim 7 DECADES AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Richwood, WV 1982 
345pp. First ed. Vg in wrps. Noted for his WVA Encyclopedia and his West Virginia Hillbilly "a weakly paper". SIGNED by author. Story: to gain attention to his paper he added ramp juice (the cube of garlic) to the printing ink! (5982113724)
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18 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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19 Diocese of West Virginia (Northwest, Kanawha, and Eastern Convocations Pictorial display panels of various WEST VIRGINIA diocesan places and personalities
Charles Town, WV? c.1930 
Six panels, two are 30 x 24", four are 30 x 30". The Northwestern board has 27 images of churches & rectories. Some probably cut from bulletins; two are actual photos and two images missing. Eastern Convocation Board has about 30 images (same), with eleven photos & six photo postal views, etc. The Kanawha Board has 32 images of which nine are photographs. Another board shows ptd images of Bishop & clergy. A smaller board has eleven photographs of St Andrews Mission of the Mountains. (some images w/corner damage). The last board shows the two Bishops. Board surfaces show age soil. Some images w/age stress, a very few w/insect damage. (5347984173)
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20 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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