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Tennessee Books/Pamphlets
1946 Issue-East Tennessee Historical Society
Item #: TEN-003645

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No 18 of this 188 page publication. Contains articles on: 1.Colonel David Henley by Samuel C. Williams, 2. Hugh Lawson White, 3. Quaker Migration to the Wester Waters, 4. Andrew Jackson, and others. Chip out of upper right hand corner and tear on ensuing page. Other minor wear.

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Tennessee Woman-Wilma Dykeman
Item #: TEN-003406

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Nice condition on this first edition, 1993. Salutes notable service by Tennessee women.

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A Political Register-William G Brownlow-1844-First
Item #: TEN-003404

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No listings on the net as of this listing for this rarest book by William G Brownlow. Listed in Howes. The complete title is A Political Register, Setting forth the Principles of the Whig and Locofoco Parties in the United States and with the Life and Public Services of Henry Clay. Printed in 1844 in Jonesborough Tennessee. Original boards although some repair has been made to the spine. Part of the paper label was preserved. Front board split but not loose. Wear of course to the ancient boards. Binding is not loose. Light to moderate foxing on the rag pages except for a few pages which has heavy foxing. Repair made to the Dedication page which has acidic markings from the repair tape and two strips are still there. Some of the chapters are, The National Bank Question, The Catholics and Locofocos,the Bank of Tennessee, Mr Van Buren's Principles etc. Five magnificent wood cut illustrations, "That Same old Coon!!!", "Lay on Nancy" (don't know what this refers to) Ex Governor Polk on his Winding Way!! and The Stock-Raiser's Residence at Ashland," and "Polk Weighed in the balances and found wanting." This is from my personal collection, obatained after many years of searching.

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Jonesborough:First Century of Tenn's First Town
Item #: TEN-003391

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323 pages of mimeographed material on Jonesboro by Paul Fink, Washington County Historian. Some stains and wear. Some photographs as well.

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History of the Duck River Cache-Brehm
Item #: TEN-003129

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1987 reprint in wraps by H. C. (Buddy) Brehm. Problem in the assemblying as page 27 is missing and replaced upside down by another page. Re: artifacts dug at the Duck River.

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First-5 Families and 8 Young Men-Judaicia
Item #: TEN-003097

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Some wear and minor chipping to the dust cover and shelf wear to the spine but clean condition. Tennessee Book Company, Date1962. "...saga of Nashville and her Jewry during the decade of the 1850's."

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1881-Report of the Hospital for the Insane
Item #: TEN-003072

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Fifty eight page booklet presented to the General Assembly on the Tennessee Hospital for the Insane. Back cover completely separated but still there

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Dropped Stitches in Tennessee History-Reprint
Item #: TEN-003041

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This is the reprint of this important work by John Allison. Tear to the dust cover and shelf wear to the boards. Ink writing by previous owner. 1971 by Elder.

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Highlights of the Nashville Theater-1876-1890
Item #: TEN-003040

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This book is by Lewis Smith Maiden, Vantage Press, 1979. First Edition. Dust cover is sllightly dingy in spots and some shelf wear. Ink writing on the fly page.

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Adair's History of the American Indians-Williams
Item #: TEN-002385

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1930 edition of this reprint from Adair's book published in 1775. 750 copies were made of this important work. considerable wear to the spine which is a little loose as well. Weakness and wobbliness of the binding. Wear to the tips. Dingy inside covers and some light foxing to the first few pages. Maps present. Red pencil markings at least three pages. Some stains on interior pages.

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William Tatham-Wataugan-Samuel Cole Williams
Item #: TEN-002384

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1947, second, revised and limited edition by Williams. This edition has not been signed and numbered by Williams. Some wear to the spine and tips which turn inward. A few spots on front board, not that disfiguring. Clean interior.

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The Lincolns and Tennessee
Item #: TEN-002383

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1942 publication by Samuel Cole Williams. This book traces Lincoln's relationships with Tennessee and Andrew Johnson. Thin volume with very heavy mottling on the spine and some small scattered spots on the boards. Wear to the top and bottom of the spine and to the tips. Slit in the interior front fly page and inside cover which is less than an inch. Clean interior.

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Tennessee During the Revolutionary War
Item #: TEN-002382

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1944, First Edition by Samuel Cole Williams and number 19 on Stanley Horn's top twenty important Tennessee books. Some wear to the top and bottom of the spine and heavily bumped edge of the spine. See white mark on the right of the spine edge in the scan. Clean interior and fresh gilt.

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Beginnings of West Tennessee-Williams
Item #: TEN-002380

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First edition, 1930 by Samuel Cole Williams and number 17 of Stanley Horn's top twenty Tennessee books. Wear to the spine at top and bottom and sides with scattered spotting. Considerable wear to the tips of the boards. Clean interior.

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Price: $157.50 USD
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Early Travels in the Tennessee Country-Williams
Item #: TEN-002379

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First Edition, 1928 by Samuel Cole Williams and number 20 on Stanley Horn's twenty important Tennessee books. Minor wear to the spine but corners bumped and turned inward. Very minor mottling of the cover and some light stains. Clean interior.

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General John T Wilder
Item #: TEN-002378

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First Edition, 1936 of this book by Samuel C Williams on the life of John Wilder, Commander of the Lightning Brigade. Scarce book by Williams in good condition with the exception of some wear to the upper and bottom area of the spine. Slight wear to the tips. Clean interior. Library plate of a previous owner.

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Price: $250.00 USD
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Dawn of Tennessee Valley and Tennessee History
Item #: TEN-002377

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First Edition, 1937, Watauga Press, by Samuel Cole Williams. Number 18 on Stanley Horn's top twenty important Tennessee books. Some wear to the top and bottom of the spine and tips. Actually a real nice specimen with clean interior. Library plate of previous owner with the name cut out.

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History of the Lost State of Franklin-First
Item #: TEN-002376

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First Edition, 1924, Watauga Press, by Samuel Cole Williams. Number 16 on Stanley Horn's top twenty important Tennessee books. Edge wear to the spine and tips and wear to the gilt on the spine. Moisture circle on front board where some type of bottle had been placed on it. Some splits in the seam on page preceding title page. Clean interior.

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Natural & Aboriginal History of Tennessee-Haywood
Item #: TEN-002375

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This is the 1959 edition of Haywood's important work. Very nice copy except for a dented side edge of the front cover.

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Putnam County Tennessee 1850-1970-Delozier
Item #: TEN-002348

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Published by Putnam County in 1979. This is a scarce county history. Dust cover is in very poor condition. Flap is missing on the front and chipping and tears to the rest. Blook plate of previous owner plus ink signature on inside cover. Shelf wear to the bottom and top spine of the boards. Interior clean

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French Broad-Holston Country-First Edition
Item #: TEN-002263

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This is a history of Knox County Tennessee. Published in 1946 by the East Tennessee Historical Society. Very clean interior, some shelf wear to the spine. Scan has distorted the look of the book.

Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
Price: $30.50 USD
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Twelfth of August-W R Morris
Item #: TEN-002258

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This is the 4th printing, 1973 from Aurora Published. Story of Buford Pusser of McNairy County. Pretty nice dust cover, with some chipping and a few tears. Still has a nice appearance. Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Fly page has a small area at top corner which is messy looking, perhaps remnants of a price sticker and pencil marking which were too heavy. Interior very clean. Cheapest price on the web at the time of this listing.

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
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Ensworth-The First Twenty-Five Years-Ann Wells
Item #: TEN-002256

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Published in 1982 by Ensworth School. Chipping and small tears to the dust cover. Minor shelf wear to the spine of the cloth book.

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Physicians of Williamson County
Item #: TEN-002223

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First edition of this limited printed book in 1997. Some shelf wear to the top and bottom spine. Author Hudson Alexander and published by the Williamson Medical Center

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Samuel Doak-William Calhoun
Item #: TEN-002222

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Limited, private printing in 1966 regarding the life and family of Samuel Doak. Pasted in private library book plate and two ink stamps of name and address of the previous owner on inside of front cover. Also a large and long inscription by the person who gave her the book. Bumped edge and wear to the top and bottom spine.

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Thomas A R Nelson of East Tennessee
Item #: TEN-002189

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Book printed by the Tennessee Historical Commission written by Thomas B Alexander. Shelf wear to the spine and tips of the boards

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Davidson County-Clayton
Item #: TEN-002171

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Publisher: Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co., 1880.; Original brown cloth with leather spine. Large, heavy book. First edition. Splits in the leather spine, gilt has worn off the front board. Heavy wear to the tips and edges. Two ink signatures and inscription of previous owners. Front hinge partially detached and back hinge loose. Last page of the index and blank pages loose in the back. Nevertheless this is about as good as this book gets Update: The covers now have completely separated from the binding.

Shipping Weight: 6.5 lbs
Price: $200.00 USD
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Maury County Remembered
Item #: TEN-002168

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1999, Hillsboro Press.; Hardback. Compiled & Edited by Lois Harlan Orr & Gilbert MacWilliams Orr Jr. As new

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Steamboatin' on the Cumberland
Item #: TEN-002028

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This book is by Byrd Douglas, printed in 1961 by the Tennessee Book Company. Tears and chipping to the dust cover

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Life Story of Robert Thomas Creighton
Item #: TEN-002026

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This book was written by Wilbur Foster Creighton in 1967. 69 pages. Average condition.

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History of Navigation on Tennessee River System
Item #: TEN-002025

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This book was printed in 1937 by the TVA. Ink presentation to a prior owner by someone. Stamped number 5 in red ink on back inside cover. Average condition

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Redeemers Bourbons & Populists-Roger Hart
Item #: TEN-002024

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Published in 1975 by LSU Press. First Edition. Dust cover has some wear, faded at the spine and tiny tears and some chipping. Tennesseee Politics between the years 1870-1896.

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A Guide to Tennessee
Item #: TEN-002023

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New York , NY The Viking Press 1939. Good with no dust jacket. Green cover with gold print. Endpapers discolored. Map in pocket on back cover. This is a nice example of the first edition which was a product of the WPA Federal Writers Project.

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W C T U in the Volunteer State
Item #: TEN-002022

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This book was written by Mattie Duncan Beard. First Edition, 1962 edition by the Kingsport Press. Inscription of the author. Nice clean copy with some wear to the dust cover, stains, chipping, tiny tears. Laid in is a letter on the letter head of the Tennessee Woman's Christian Temperance Union regarding a reception being held and signed by Mrs. Beard.

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A Political Register- William Brownlow
Item #: TEN-002021

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Complete title of this book is Title is: Political Register Setting Forth the Principles of the Whig and Locofoco Parties in the United States, with the Life and Public Services of Henry Clay. This is a facsimile copy of the original edition by the Reprint Company in 1974. Minor shelf wear.

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Children of Nashville-Sarah Foster Kelley-First
Item #: TEN-002019

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First edition of this rare and important work on the lineages of James Robertson. Presentation copy by the author. Printed in 1977 by the Blue & Gray Press, copy 1011. For some reason this book is frequently found in bad condition. You can see in the scan how horrible the dust cover looks. The boards and exterior of the book is in good condition. A one inch brown stain (coffee?) begins on the front fly page and off and on throughout the closed pages of the book. Only on the about first 40 pages is the stain on the pages but is not extensive. Also what looks like a large water stain on the closed pages in the middle section. The spine of the dust cover presents well.

Shipping Weight: 3.5 lbs
Price: $250.50 USD
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Men Who Made Sewanee
Item #: TEN-002010

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Soft bound booklet which covers the lives of the men who were crucial to Sewanee's history-James Otey, Leonidas Polk, Charles Quintard, Kirby Smith, and others. This is the 1981 edition. Authors are Guerrry and Chittys. Nice condition with the exception of tiny tears at top and bottom of spine. One at the top and one at the bottom.

Shipping Weight: 0.13 lb
Price: $60.50 USD
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Beginnings on Market Street- Fedora Frank
Item #: TEN-002009

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Book written about the early Jewish pioneers of Nashville. First editiion 1876. Some chipping and small missing areas and tears to the dust cover. Book itself is in excellent condition.

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Price: $40.50 USD
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Growing up in Edgefield
Item #: TEN-002008

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Soft bound booklet wirtten by Amelia Whitsitt and Amelia Edwards, published in 1998. Minimal wear

Shipping Weight: 0.13 lb
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Northwest Davidson County-John P Graves
Item #: TEN-001981

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This book was published in 1975. This is the scarce first edition of a limited edition, this one being 713. Signed by Graves under the number. Includes historical sketches of Bordeaux, Jordonia, Socttsboro, Bell's Bend, Joelton, White's Creek, Union Hill, Lickton, Bull Run and the Marrowwbone. Paper address label of previous owner on inside of front board. Some shelf wear to the spine and two indentations in the upper edge of the boards. Other than that a very clean copy, much cleaner than the scan shows. Laid in is an old newspaper clipping about the author.

Shipping Weight: 2.5 lbs
Price: $77.50 USD
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Facsimile Copy of Life As It Is-J. W. M. Breazeale
Item #: TEN-001980

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This book is listed in Stanley Horni's Most Important 20 Tennessee Books. This reprint was limited to 999 copies. This is number 835. Elder publisher. Clean interior with minor wear to boards. Dust cover has some chipping and a chunk out of the front. Spine dust cover has been faded by the sun. Laid in are the list by Horn and a presentation letter by the Kingsport Civitan Club to their President. An important & scarce book, listed in Howse, recording the history of the conflict of the early Tennessee settlers with the Indians.

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James K Polk-John Farrell
Item #: TEN-001961

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Ink inscription of owner, date, and notation of buying it at the old Polk home. First edition, printed in 1970 by Oceana

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Guide to Processed Manuscripts of the THS
Item #: TEN-001960

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This thin book was published by the Tennessee Historical Commission in 1969, edited by Harriet Owsley. Useful index in the back for researchers. Ink name and address of previous ownder and two stmped name and address of the same individual. Also a stamp on the back inside board.

Shipping Weight: 1.3 lbs
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Upper Tennessee-T J Campbell
Item #: TEN-001959

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First edition of this scarce book. Considerable wear to the top edge of the board, front and back. Looks like a small dog may have chewed on it for awhile. Gilt worn off the spine and shelf wear to spine. Binding intact and interior has no problems.

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Price: $50.50 USD
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Village Green-Greenbrier Tennessee
Item #: TEN-001926

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Privately printed book in 1983 by Doris Moss Hill and Marjorie Shores Pike. 151 pages with photographs. Some shelf wear to the spine.

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Price: $55.50 USD
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Call Me Hillbilly-Gladys Trentham Russell
Item #: TEN-001924

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Soft bound booklet, 3rd printing in l975. "A Personal Account of Growing Up In the Smokies Near Gatlinburg." Sevier County. 92 pages with many photographs.

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
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A Light on the Cumberland Plateau-Baxter Seminary
Item #: TEN-001923

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This book was published in 1975. Hardback book is clean, dust cover is crumpled looking. Methodist

Shipping Weight: 2.5 lbs
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Fighting Tennesseans-George Gaines
Item #: TEN-001921

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First edition of this very scarce book, printed in 1931. Ink presentation inscription by someone to the original owner. Shelf wear to the spine, otherwise as nice copy

Shipping Weight: 2.5 lbs
Price: $47.50 USD
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Story of Gatlinburg-First-Jeanette Greve
Item #: TEN-001919

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This book was printed in 1931. Gilt is partially missing on the spine and minor shelf wear.

Shipping Weight: 2.5 lbs
Price: $60.50 USD
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Nashville-A Short History and Selected Buildings
Item #: TEN-001899

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This book was edited by Eleanor Graham and published in 1974 by the Historical Commission. Ink inscription on interior fly page. Remnants of something which was removed from the back interior backing. Stain on the closed pages.

Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
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