Lot 159: Pair Books: Old Times in West Tennessee (1873) & 1829 Nashville Imprint Literary
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Item 1: [James Stanislaus Williams] Old Times in West Tennessee: Reminiscences Semi-Historic of Pioneer Life and the Early Emigrant Settlers in the Big Hatchie Country by a Descendent of One of the First Settlers. Memphis: W. G. Cheeney, 1873. 6, 295pp. 7 3/4" H x 5" W x 3/4" D. Item 2: 1829 Nashville Imprint literary. Author: Tannehill. 8 7/8" H x 5 1/2" W x 1 1/4" D. Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Book 1: Old Times in West Tennessee: Text block in clean square condition with just some general toning. Binding shows wear at extremities including missing some from spine. Book 2: Sketches of the History of Literature in rough contemporary calf binding. Hinges weak. Pages have some soiling, foxing, and chipping.