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Absolute Estate Rare Books, Photos & Maps

by Kennedy's Auction Service


258 lots with images

April 27, 2013

Live Auction

160 West Court Ave.

Selmer, TN, 38375 USA

Phone: 731-645-6357

Email: mark@kennedysauctionservice.com

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Biographical and Pictorial History of Arkansas

Lot 1: Biographical and Pictorial History of Arkansas

Description: Title: Biographical and Pictorial History of Arkansas, Vol. 1 Author: Hallum, John Description: Spine strip has red title block and black block for author's name. 581pp; plates with b/w portraits throughout. Heading: Place Published: Albany Publisher: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers. Date Published: 1887 first edition Binding: Full Leather

Condition Report: See photo's. Book is in overall good condition. Leather has scuffs and Boards are cracked at edge of spine but still solid. Some minor foxing with the majority being in the front and end papers.

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Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas 1865

Lot 2: Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas 1865

Description: Title: Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas, and the Campaign of the Army of the Border, Against General Sterling Price, In October and November, 1864. Author: Hinton, Richard Description: Three quarter red leather, marbled paper over boards, 5 raised bands, gilt lettering and sporting design on the spine. 351pp. Frontis portrait of General Curtis, several portraits and maps throughout. This early history of the rebel invasion of Missouri and Kansas covers General Price crossing the Arkansas, the Battle of Pilot Knob, movements in the Department of Kansas and the Proclamation of Martial Law, the Battle of Lexington, Little Blue and Westport, the march of the Rosecrans' cavalry from Jefferson City to Independence, Fort Scott during the invasion, etc. Heading: Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Church & Goodman, 53 LaSalle Street, Leavenworth, Kansas: T. W. Marshall Date Published: 1865 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Book has been professionally rebound and is in good condition with some foxing mainly in the front and end papers.

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The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881

Lot 3: The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881

Description: Title: The Encyclopedia of the New West, containing fully authenticated information of the Agricultural, Mercantile, Commercial, Manufacturing, Mining and Grazing Industries, and Representing the Character, Development, Resources and Present Condition of Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Indian Territory. Also Biographical Sketches of their Representative Men and Women. Author: Speer, William S. Description: Bound in full leather. Decorative gold stamping and lettering on the cover and spine. Page edges gilt. 611 +269 + 77 + 38 + 13 pages. Sections for each state are separately paginated. According to the index, there are 382 biographies for Texas, about 150 for Arkansas, about 60 for Colorado, nearly 20 for New Mexico and 7 for the Indian Territory. There are full page steel plate engravings (portraits) with facsimile autographs for many hundreds of the people, each with a tissue paper guard. Book measures 9 x 12 inches. Oversized and heavy. Heading: Place Published: Marshall, Texas Publisher: United States Biographical Publishing Company, Hodge and Jennings Bros., Proprietors Date Published: 1881 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See Pictures. Book is in overall good condition with some wear to the hinges and rubbing to the boards. There is a little bit of foxing on the edges of the plates. Contents good and clean and tight. Previous owner's name (R. B. Wilson) on the inside front cover.

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Biographical & Historical Memoirs of NE Arkansas

Lot 4: Biographical & Historical Memoirs of NE Arkansas

Description: Title: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas Description: 981 pp., dark brown leather boards w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover, front cover embossed w/border and w/designs in the corners of the border, all edges gilt. The book contains a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties named herein, and numerous biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties. The counties are: Greene, Clay, Fulton, Craighead, Randolph, Mississippi, Poinsett, Independence, Sharp, Lawrence, Jackson and Izard. The book contains portraits of Elixha Baxter, W. Cate, S. Semmes, J. Lindsay, Capt. D. Matthews, J. Abernethy, J. Rutherford, W. Harrison, D. Montgomery, T. Musgrave, F. McGavock, V. Cook. Lt. E. Ayres, and many others. This is a Very HEAVY Book. The book size is 11.125 by 9.5 by 3.0. Heading: Place Published: Chicago, Nashville and St. Louis Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Date Published: 1889 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall good condition. Leather has scuffs and Spine shows some wear and cracking. Some minor foxing throughout.

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Biographical & Historical Memoirs of E Arkansas

Lot 5: Biographical & Historical Memoirs of E Arkansas

Description: Title: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas Description: 820 pp., black leather boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, front cover embossed with border with designs in the corners of the border, all edges gilt. This book contains a condensed history of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of same, A brief descriptive history of each of the Counties named herein, and numerous Biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties. This is a very heavy book measuring 11 in. X 9.5 in. X 2.25 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago, Nashville and St. Louis Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Date Published: 1890 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in very good condition with very little foxing.

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Biographical & Historical Memoirs of W Arkansas

Lot 6: Biographical & Historical Memoirs of W Arkansas

Description: Title: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas Description: 497 pp., maroon leather boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, front cover embossed with border with designs in the corners of the border, all edges gilt. This book contains a condensed history of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of same, A brief descriptive history of each of the Counties named herein, and numerous Biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties. This is a very heavy book measuring 11 in. X 9.5 in. X 2 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago and Nashville Publisher: The Southern Publishing Company Date Published: 1891 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See Pictures. Good Condition. Book has been professionally rebound using original front and back boards. Previous owner's name on the inside front cover.

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Biographical & Historical Memoirs of C Arkansas

Lot 7: Biographical & Historical Memoirs of C Arkansas

Description: Title: Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Springs Counties Arkansas Description: 811 pp., maroon leather boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover, front cover embossed with border with designs in the corners of the border, all edges gilt. This book contains a condensed history of the State, a number of Biographies of Distinguished Citizens of same, A brief descriptive history of each of the Counties named herein, and numerous Biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties. This is a very heavy book measuring 11 in. X 10 in. X 2.75 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago, Nashville and Saint Louis Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Date Published: 1889 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Overall good condition. Book has been professionally rebound with original front board which is partially detached from the front of the book. Title and preface pages have some water damage.

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History of Arkansas Illustrated, 1889

Lot 8: History of Arkansas Illustrated, 1889

Description: Title: History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin and Sebastian Counties Arkansas Description: 1382 pp., Black leather boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. This book contains information from the earliest time to the present (1889), including a department devoted to the preservation of sundry personal, business, professional and private records; besides a valuable fund of notes, original observations, etc. This is a very heavy book measuring 8 in. X 10.5 in. X 4.5 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Date Published: 1889 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Overall good condition. Book has been professionally rebound with part of the original front board which is partially detached from the front of the book.

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A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region

Lot 9: A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region

Description: Title: A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region Description: 787 pp., Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. This book is a condensed general history, a brief descriptive history of each county, and numerous biographical sketches of prominent citizens of such counties (The Ozark Region of Arkansas). This is a very heavy book measuring 8.5 in. X 11.5 in. X 3 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago Publisher: Goodspeed Brothers, Publishers. Date Published: 1894 Edition: First Binding: Oversized Hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Very Good Condition. Book has been professionally rebound. Book has some bent page corners.

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Around the World with General Grant, 2 Vol. Set

Lot 10: Around the World with General Grant, 2 Vol. Set

Description: Title: Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of General U. S, Grant, Ex-President of the United States, to Various Countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa in 1877, 1878, 1879. To which are added certain conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History. Author: Young, John Russell Description: Three quarter brown morocco with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering and sporting design on the spine. Vol. 1 & 2 - 631pp with 800 illus. This set came from the library of Col. V. Y. Cook. Heading: Place Published: New York Publisher: The American News Company Date Published: 1879 Edition: First Binding: Hard Cover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Set is in good condition. Corners show some rubbing. Very lightly soiled to cloth boards. Internally a bright, clean, and tight set. Previous owner V. Y. Cook's signature in front endpaper.

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2 - C.S.A Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions

Lot 11: 2 - C.S.A Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions

Description: Lot of 2. List of Field Officers, Regiments, and Battalions in the Confederate States Army, 1861-1865, 8 vo, (Each contains two publications issued as one, but paginated separately). The first copy is a leather bound authors proof presented to Col. V. Y. Cook, 222pp total, with no publication information. The second copy is by Claud Estes and is a 1912 first edition cloth hardcover copy with the original paper label on the front board. 213pp total, Published by the J. W. Burke Company, Macon, GA, (Ex-Library Copy). A rare pair, indispensable for research on the Confederate States army.

Condition Report: See photo's. Both copies are in good tight condition with light rubbing and minor discoloration to boards, overall very good and internally clean and bright.

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Shelby and His Men: or the War in the West

Lot 12: Shelby and His Men: or the War in the West

Description: Title: Shelby and His Men: or the War in the West Author: Edwards, John N. Description: 551pp. 8vo. Three quarter black leather, marbled paper over boards with gilt lettering and design on the spine. Fold out map exhibiting the marches and engagements of "Shelby's Cavalry" During the Confederate War. Heading: Place Published: Cincinnati Publisher: Miami Printing & Publishing Co. Date Published: 1867 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Book has been professionally rebound and is in good condition with foxing throughout and several pages (mainly the front and back end pages) with tape repairs. The title page to this book is missing so the description for this book is what we believe it to be based off our research.

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From Manassas to Appomattox

Lot 13: From Manassas to Appomattox

Description: Title: From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America Author: Longstreet, James Description: 698pp. 8vo. Red cloth with beautiful gold gilt front board and spine. Heading: Place Published: Philadelphia Publisher: L. B. Lippincott Company Date Published: 1896 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Very Good Condition.

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With the Light Guns in '61-'65

Lot 14: With the Light Guns in '61-'65

Description: Title: With the Light Guns in '61-'65: Reminiscences of Eleven Arkansas, Missouri and Texas Light Batteries, in the Civil War Author: Woodruff, William Edward Description: 115 pp. portrait frontis of 1st Lieut. Omer R. Weaver. Original decorated red cloth. Good study of Confederate artillery in the Trans-Mississippi. Heading: Place Published: Little Rock, Arkansas Publisher: Central Printing Company Date Published: 1903 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Very Good Condition with original owners signature and library stickers on front endpapers and title page.

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A History of the Henry County Commands

Lot 15: A History of the Henry County Commands

Description: Title: A History of the Henry County Commands Which Served in the Confederate States Army, Including Rosters of the Various Companies Enlisted in Henry County, Tenn. Author: Rennolds, Edwin H. Description::. 301pp. 12mo. Portrait frontis, with original tissue guard; full-page photo illus. of the Confederate monument in Paris, TN. Many photo reproductions in text. Bound in original publisher's cloth, with title and decoration on front cover. One of the rarest of the Confederate Tennessee regimentals. After the War Rennolds became a principal in a Jacksonville soda bottling plant. The Henry County companies were in the thick of things during the War, at the major battlegrounds of Missouri, Tennessee, and Georgia-- Shiloh, Corinth, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain, Resaca, Atlanta, Franklin, Nashville, and elsewhere. This book came from the Library of Col. V. Y. Cook, Col. Cook made notes in pencil as to the death and manner of death of some of the soldiers. Heading: Place Published: Jacksonville, Florida Publisher: Sun Publishing Company Date Published: 1904 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall good condition with rubbing along gutters, front board and spine ends. Book shows some wear but is still good and tight. Original owner Col. V. Y. Cook signed his name in the front endpapers and wrote a letter concerning a veteran of this regiment, along with notes concerning the deaths of some soldiers.

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Johnny Reb and Billy Yank

Lot 16: Johnny Reb and Billy Yank

Description: Title: Johnny Reb and Billy Yank Author: Hunter, Alexander Description: 720pp. 8vo. Original green cloth with gold gilt front board and spine. Frontis Portrait of Robert E. Lee. Heading: Place Published: New York and Washington Publisher: The Neale Publishing Company Date Published: 1905 Edition: First Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in Very Good condition with some fading to cloth cover on and around spine. Signature of original owner V. Y. Cook in front endpapers.

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Is Davis a Traitor, Signed by Author

Lot 17: Is Davis a Traitor, Signed by Author

Description: Title: Is Davis a Traitor; or Was Secession a Constitutional Right Previous to the War of 1861? Author: Bledsoe, Albert Taylor Description: 12mo-over 6?"-7?" tall. Contains 263 pp., INSCRIBED by the author-"To the Hon. R. W. Johnson / from his Friend / The Author / April 18th 1867. " Bledsoe was appointed from Kentucky to the U.S. Military Academy and graduated in 1830, after which he served in the army at Fort Gibson, Indian territory, until 1832. He was mathematics & French professor at Kenyon College in Ohio and professor of mathematics at Miami from 1835-36. He studied theology and was ordained a clergyman in the Episcopal church in 1835. He had previously studied law and practiced in Springfield, IL and Washington, DC from 1838 to 1848. He was professor of mathematics at the University of Mississippi (1848-1854) and at the University of Virginia (1854 to 1861). In 1861 he entered confederate service as a colonel but was soon made Chief of the War Bureau and Acting Assistant Secretary of War. After the civil war, he began publication of the Southern Review and published the work at hand that defends the rights of the South to secede and presented an impassioned defense of Jefferson Davis. His work ends with a quote from John Tyler from 1787, "I also wish to hand down to posterity my opposition to that system. British tyranny would have been more tolerable. " Heading: Place Published: Baltimore Publisher: Printed for the Author, by Innes & Company Date Published: 1866 Edition: First Binding: Black Cloth hardcover

Condition Report: See photo's. Book is in good condition with some shelf wear to the spine. Front Endpapers are loose, otherwise interior of book is clean and tight with some minor foxing.

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Two Books on Arkansas in the Civil War

Lot 18: Two Books on Arkansas in the Civil War

Description: Title: Aftermath of the Civil War, in Arkansas Author: Clayton, Powell Description: 378pp. 6 in. X 8 in. Very good condition with some wear to spine Heading: Place Published: New York Publisher: The Neale Publishing Company Date Published: 1915 Edition: First Binding: Blue Cloth Hardcover Title: Biographical Sketches of Gen. Pat Cleburne and Gen. T. C. Hindman together with Humorous Anecdotes and Reminiscences of the Late Civil War Author: Nash, Charles Edward Description: 300pp. 5.5 in. X 7.5 in. Overall good condition with wear and some discoloration and staining to the cloth cover. The spine is loose with the backboard being completely loose. Interior pages bright and clear with very little foxing. Heading: Place Published: Little Rock, Ark. Publisher: Tunnah & Pittard, Printers Date Published: 1898 Edition: First Binding: Red Cloth Hardcover

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Personal Reminiscences of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Lot 19: Personal Reminiscences of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Description: Title: Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes, and Letters of Gen. Robert E. Lee Author: Jones, J. William Description: 509pp. 8vo. Three quarter brown leather, marbled paper over boards, 4 raised bands, gilt lettering and sporting design on the spine with marble endpapers. Steel engraved portrait frontispiece and five inserted plates, thirteen wood engravings. Heading: Place Published: New York Publisher: D. Appleton & Company, 549 and 551 Broadway Date Published: 1875 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall good condition Ex-Library copy with some rubbing and wear to leather cover. Front endpapers are loose and signed by the original owner. Some foxing mainly on pages with steel engravings.

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History of the Second Colorados

Lot 20: History of the Second Colorados

Description: Title: Three Years and a Half in the Army; or, History of the Second Colorados. Author: Williams, Mrs. Ellen Description: 178pp. Frontis Portrait. Original pictorial gilt-stamped red cloth. A quite rare privately printed personal account by a the wife of a bugler, about the Civil War campaigns on the Plains and in the Rockies, New Mexico, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, including a unit roster for the Second Colorado Cavalry on pages 161-176. Many of the men of the Second Colorado had been miners before the war. Mrs. Williams gives an interesting view of the little-known southwestern campaigns of the war. 1 of 3 books printed before 1900 about Colorado in the Civil War and the only one of that group about the Second Regiment. Book measures 5 in. X 7.5 in. Heading: Place Published: New York Publisher: Published for the Author by: Fowler & Wells Company, 733 Broadway Date Published: 1885 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall fair-good condition with some wear to cover and spine. Interior of book is bright with little or no foxing. Previous owners stamp on several pages throughout book with hand written letter on back endpapers. Original owners notations and underlines throughout. Book is loose from spine and taped between pages 116 and 117.

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Group of 4 Arkansas History Books

Lot 21: Group of 4 Arkansas History Books

Description: Group of 4 Arkansas History books including 2 - Early Days in Arkansas Being for the Most Part the Personal Recollections of an Old Settler, by Pope, Judge William F., 1895 Blue Cloth Hardcover First Editions, 1 is in Fine Condition and the other is in Good Condition with the front endpapers loose; Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas, by Shinn, Josiah H., 1908 Brown Cloth Hardcover First Edition, Good Condition with front board loose from spine, Signed in front end papers by original owner Col. V. Y Cook; and A Pictorial History of Arkansas from the Earliest Times to the Year 1890, by Hempstead, Fay, 1890 Green Cloth Hardcover First Edition with Beautiful Gold Gilt Pictorial Front Board, Good Condition with some wear to front and back boards, front board is loose from spine.

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Historical Reviews of Arkansas - 3 Vol. Set

Lot 22: Historical Reviews of Arkansas - 3 Vol. Set

Description: Title: Historical Reviews of Arkansas - Its Commerce, Industry and Modern Affairs Vol. 1, 2 & 3 Author: Hempstead, Fay Description: 3 Volume Set, Three quarter black leather, black cloth over boards, marble end papers, and gilt lettering and design on the spine. Each Volume Measures 8.5 in. X 10.5 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago Publisher: The Lewis Publishing Company Date Published: 1911 Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's . This set has been professionally rebound and is in very good and tight condition.

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Centennial History of Arkansas 3 Vol. Set

Lot 23: Centennial History of Arkansas 3 Vol. Set

Description: Title: Centennial History of Arkansas - Vol. 1, 2 & 3 Author: Herndon, Dallas T. Description: 3 Volume Set, green cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine and marble end papers. Each Volume Measures 8 in. X 10.5 in. Heading: Place Published: Chicago Publisher: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company Date Published: 1922 Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's. Good Condition.

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Arkansas and Its People 4 Vol. Set

Lot 24: Arkansas and Its People 4 Vol. Set

Description: Title: Arkansas and Its People: A History, 1541-1930 - 4 Volume Set Author: Thomas, David Y. Description: 4 Volume Set, Three quarter black leather, blue cloth over boards, and gilt lettering on the spine. Each Volume Measures 8.5 in. X 10.75 in. Heading: Place Published: New York Publisher: The American Historical Society Inc. Date Published: 1930 Edition: First Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's. Good Condition with slight wear to spines.

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2 Sets of Arkansas History Books

Lot 25: 2 Sets of Arkansas History Books

Description: 2 Sets of Arkansas history books including Arkansas of the Years by Fay Williams in 5 Volumes (Two Volume Ones) with One Volume One Signed by the author, 1951 First Edition set in red cloth with gilt lettering on front boards and spines, each volume measures 6 in. X 8.5 in.; and Annals of Arkansas 4 Volume Set by Herndon, Dallas T. in Blue Cloth Cover. Each Volume Measures 7.25 in. X 10.5 in.

Condition Report: See Photo's. Both sets are in good condition with some shelf wear.

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Group of Independence County, Ark. History Books

Lot 26: Group of Independence County, Ark. History Books

Description: Group of 5 Books on Independence County, Arkansas History Including Deposits of Manganese Ore in the Batesville District, Arkansas by Miser, Hugh D., 1922, rebound in black cloth hardcover; Cemetery Records of Independence County, Arkansas by Green, Chalman E. & Mae Chinn, 1980, in black cloth hardcover; Volume 1 Independence Pioneers, A Collection of Historical Sketches of Some Early Families of the Original Independence County Region by Britton, Nancy, 1986, paperback; Marriage Records 1826-1877 Books A Thru D, Independence County, Arkansas, 1970, Paperback; and Farming and Mining Experience: Independence County, Arkansas, 1900-1925 by Spier, William David, 1974, Washington University Thesis, Red Leather Hardcover.

Condition Report: See Photo's. All Books are in good condition with average shelf wear.

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3 Independence, Ark. Civil War History Books

Lot 27: 3 Independence, Ark. Civil War History Books

Description: Group of 3 Books about Civil War Era Independence County, Arkansas Including Making Sense of the Civil War in Batesville-Jacksonport and Northeast Arkansas 1861-1874 by Mobley, Freeman K., 2005, Signed by the Author, Professionally Rebound in Grey Cloth Hardcover with Gilt Lettering on Front Board and Spine; The Civil War in Independence County, Arkansas by James, Nola A., 1967, University of Memphis Thesis, Red Cloth Hardcover with Gilt Lettering on Front Board and Spine; and 1860 Census of Independence County, Arkansas, Transcribed by Foster, Ardith Olene, 1982, paperback.

Condition Report: See Photo's. All books are in good condition.

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2 Arkansas History Books

Lot 28: 2 Arkansas History Books

Description: 2 Arkansas history books including The Arkansas Book or the History of Lawrence, Jackson, Independence and Stone Counties of the Third Judicial District of Arkansas, by Stockard, S. W., 1904 First Edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, good condition with some staining to cover; and Wilderness to Statehood with William E. Woodruff (Author), 1961 First Edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, good condition with some wear to cover.

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1868 Arkansas Constitutional Convention

Lot 29: 1868 Arkansas Constitutional Convention

Description: Title: Debates and Proceedings of the Convention Which Assembled in Little Rock, January 7th, 1868, Under the Provisions of the Act of Congress of March 2d, 1867, and the Acts of March 23d and July 19th, 1867, Supplementary Thereto, to Form a Constitution for the State of Arkansas Author: Price, John G. - Secretary Description: 979pp. Three quarter brown leather, brown paper over boards, and gilt lettering on the spine. Measures 7.25 in. X 10 in. Heading: Place Published: Little Rock Publisher: J. G. Price, Printer to the Convention Date Published: 1868 Binding: Leather Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall fair-good condition with wear to the cover and spine of the book. Spine has some cracking between front and back boards. Interior of book has some foxing and some pages tore in the Members of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention section.

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Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove

Lot 30: Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove

Description: Title: Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove; or Scenes and Incidents of the War in Arkansas Author: Baxter, William Description: Original brown cloth. 262 pp. Book Measures 5 in. X 7 in. Book comes with 1957 Reprint edition in blue cloth hardcover. Heading: Place Published: Cincinnati Publisher: Poe & Hitchcock Date Published: 1864 Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in Good Condition with some wear to the cover and spine. Interior of the book has some foxing throughout and has a taped repair on title page.

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Group of 5 Civil War History Books

Lot 31: Group of 5 Civil War History Books

Description: Group of 5 Civil War History Books Including: The War Memoirs of Captain John W. Lavender C.S.A., Edited by Worley, Ted R., 1958; Stand Watie and the Agony of the Cherokee Nation, by Franks, Kenny A., 1979, with Dust Jacket; Action Before Westport 1864, by Monnett, Howard N., 1964, Signed by Author, with Dust Jacket; Embattled Arkansas, the Prairie Grove Campaign of 1862, by Banaki, Michael E., 1996; and Pea Ridge, Civil War Campaign in the West, by Shea, William L. and Hess, Earl J., 1992, with Dust Jacket.

Condition Report: See Photo's. All Books are in Good Condition.

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Group of 4 Arkansas History Books

Lot 32: Group of 4 Arkansas History Books

Description: Group of 4 Arkansas History books Including: Reconstruction in Arkansas 1862-1874, by Staples, Thomas S., 1923, Rebound in Black Cloth Hardcover; Arkansas and Reconstruction, the Influence of Geography, Economics, and Personality, by Thompson, George H., 1976, with Dust Jacket; The Brooks and Baxter War, A History of the Reconstruction Period in Arkansas, by Harrell, John M., 1893, Brown Cloth Hardcover, Front Board and Endpaper are loose from spine; and A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region, Indexed Edition, 1966, Green Hardcover, Spine is cracked between front board.

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Group of 5 Civil War History Books

Lot 33: Group of 5 Civil War History Books

Description: Group of 5 Civil War history books including: Biographical Sketches of Gen. Pat Cleburne and Gen. T. C. Hindman Together with Humorous Anecdotes and Reminiscences of the Late Civil War, by Nash, Charles Edward, 1977, good condition; First In - Last Out, The Capitol Guards, Ark. Brigade, by Collier, Calvin L., 1961, Very Good condition with Dust jacket, Sterling Price, The Lee of the West, By Rea, Ralph R., 1959, Good Condition with Dust Jacket; 2- Portraits of Conflict, A Photographic History of Arkansas in the Civil War, by Roberts, Bobby and Moneyhon, Carl, 1987, One copy is a hardcover with Dust jacket Signed by the author and the other copy is paperback in like new condition with original shrink-wrapping.

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Group of 5 Confederate Women Books

Lot 34: Group of 5 Confederate Women Books

Description: Group of 5 Confederate Women history books including: 3 - Confederate Women of Arkansas 1861 - '65, Memorial Reminiscences, Published by The United Confederate Veterans of Arkansas, 1907, 1 - copy in very good condition with other 2 copies in good condition with some shelf wear to covers; The Women of the Confederacy, by Underwood, J. L., 1906, Good Condition grey cloth hardcover; Confederate Women of Arkansas 1861 -'65, Memorial Reminiscences, Dougan, Michael B., 1993, Signed by the author in grey hardcover, good condition.

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Group of 5 Arkansas Confederate History Books

Lot 35: Group of 5 Arkansas Confederate History Books

Description: Group of 5 Arkansas Confederate History Books Including: 2 Copies - With Honor Untarnished, The Story of the First Arkansas Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army, by Hammock, John C., 1961, both copies in good condition with some wear to dust jackets, one copy signed by author; Rebels Valiant, Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Dismounted), by Leeper, Wesley Thurman, 1964, Good Condition with original dust jacket, dust jacket has some small tears around edges and spine; "They'll Do To Tie To!" The Story of the Third Regiment, Arkansas Infantry C.S.A., by Collier, Calvin L., 1961, good condition with dust jacket; and The Civil War Quadrennium, A Narrative History of Day-to-Day Life in Little Rock, Arkansas During the American War Between the States 1861-1865, by O'Donnell, William W., 1985, Grey Cloth Hardcover, Good Condition, Signed by Author.

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Group of 3 Arkansas History Books

Lot 36: Group of 3 Arkansas History Books

Description: Group of 3 Arkansas History Books Including: 2 Copies - Steele's Retreat from Camden and the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry, by Bearss, Edwin C., both copies in good condition with dust jackets showing some foxing; and Arkansas Imprints 1821 - 1876, Edited by Allen, Albert H., 1947, good condition.

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My Story of the War by Mary A. Livermore

Lot 37: My Story of the War by Mary A. Livermore

Description: Title: My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years Personal Experience as Nurse in the Union Army, and in Relief Work at Home, in Hospitals, Camps, and At the front, During the War of the Rebellion. With anecdotes, Pathetic Incidents, and Thrilling Reminiscences Portraying the Lights and Shadows of Hospital Life and the Sanitary Service of the War. Author: Livermore, Mary A. Description: 700pp., 8vo, Superbly Illustrated with Portraits and Numerous Full-Page engraving on Steel and Fine Chromo-lithograph plates. Also full color page of all the battle flags. Arranged by states. Nevins says of this "Well-known, valuable reminiscences; especially good for accounts of military hospitals and relief work" - This book also provides interesting details of the Chicago Mercantile Battery with diary quotations from several diaries of that unit that were in Mary Livermore's possession following the war - including engraved plates of the battery. Livermore would go on to be a reformer active in the woman suffrage and temperance movements. In 1869 she founded a suffrage paper called The Agitator and also edited the Women's Journal with which it merged. Moving on to the professional lecture circuit her heavy coast to coast schedule brought new success and the sobriquet "Queen of the Platform". Brown leather with Gold Tooling and Stamped Design on the Spine. Heading: Place Published: Hartford, Conn. Publisher: A. D. Worthington and Company Date Published: 1889 Edition: First Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See photo's. Overall good condition. Interior of book clean and bright. Spine portion of binding a bit loose.

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(3) - An Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek

Lot 38: (3) - An Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek

Description: 3 Copies of "An Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Or Oak Hills, Fought Between the Union Troops, Commanded By Gen. N. Lyon and the Southern, Or Confederate Troops, Under Command of Gens. McCulloch and Price, on Saturday, August 10, 1861, in Greene County, Missouri," by Holcombe & Adams, 2 - 1883 First editions, issued in connection with a "Reunion of Survivors"; 104 pp., 2 portraits before title, 1 copy is in good condition with some foxing on the front end papers and frontis portraits, while the other copy is in poor condition; and 1 - 1961 Centennial Edition in Good Condition.

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4 Volumes - War of the Rebellion

Lot 39: 4 Volumes - War of the Rebellion

Description: 4 Volumes of The War of the Rebellion Including Vol. XXII Parts 1 & 2 Operations in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, the Indian Territory, and the Department of the Northwest, Nov. 20, 1862 - Dec. 31, 1863, black cloth hardcovers, 1888, with wear to hardcovers; Vol. XV Operations South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Oct. 1, 1863 - Sept. 30, 1864, Three quarter black leather, marble paper over boards, and gilt lettering on the spine. Good Condition with some shelf wear; and Vol. XVI Operations South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, Oct. 1, 1864 to Aug. 8, 1865. Gulf Blockading Squadron June 7, to Dec. 15, 1861, Three quarter black leather, marble paper over boards, and gilt lettering on the spine. Good Condition with wear to spine and cover.

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R. E. Lee Children & Gettysburg Books

Lot 40: R. E. Lee Children & Gettysburg Books

Description: The Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, For Children, in Easy Words. Illustrated. By Williamson, Mary L., 1895, Cloth and Paper Hardcover, Good Condition with wear to cover and spine; and Gettysburg: "What They Did Here" Profusely Illustrated Historical Guide Book, by Minnigh, L. W., 1924, Paperback with Fold out map, Good Condition with some small tears to front cover.

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Reminiscences of the Civil War, 1903

Lot 41: Reminiscences of the Civil War, 1903

Description: Title: Reminiscences of the Civil War Author: Hallum, John Description: 400pp., 12mo (Large), Blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Heading: Place Published: Little Rock Publisher: Tunnah & Pittard, Printers. Date Published: 1903 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Good Condition with some wear to cover.

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Group of 4 Negro Slavery History Books

Lot 42: Group of 4 Negro Slavery History Books

Description: Group of 4 Negro Slavery History Books Including: 2 - Negro Slavery in Arkansas, by Taylor, Orville W., 1958, both copies in good condition, one copy has dust jacket; Time on the Cross: Evidence and Methods - A Supplement, by Fogel, Robert William and Engerman, Stanley L., 1974, with dust jacket, good condition with some wear to dust jacket; and Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, by Fogel, Robert William and Engerman, Stanley L., 1974, with dust jacket, good condition, 1 rip to dust jacket at spine.

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2 African American Military History Books

Lot 43: 2 African American Military History Books

Description: 2 African American Military History Books Including: Campfires of the Afro-American; or, the Colored Man as a Patriot, Soldier, Sailor, and Hero, in the Cause of Free America: Displayed in Colonial Struggles, in the Revolution, the War of 1812, and in Later Wars, Particularly the Great Civil War - 1861-5, and the Spanish American War - 1898: Concluding with an Account of the War with the Filipinos - 1899, by Guthrie, Jas. M., 1899, Profusely illustrated throughout, Illustrated Blue Cloth Hardcover, overall good condition with wear to cover, interior bright and clear with very little foxing, front and back boards are loose from spine; and Of Men and of Arms, by Gregg, J. A., 1945, Signed by Author below Frontis Portrait, Good Condition with some wear to brown cloth hardcover. This book is a recounting of Bishop Gregg's travels during WWII to the several theatres of operation to visit with the Negro troops.

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Studies on Slavery, In Easy Lessons. 1852

Lot 44: Studies on Slavery, In Easy Lessons. 1852

Description: Title: Studies on Slavery, In Easy Lessons. Author: Fletcher, John Description: 637 pp. Full contemporary calf with five spine compartments between double gilt rules; black morocco label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title. All page edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Blank leaf following front free endpaper inscribed by original owner. In this work, the author sought to support the movement in the antebellum South that drew on the Bible and human history in order to defend the continued existence of slavery in the American South. Heading: Place Published: Natchez Publisher: Jackson Warner Date Published: 1852 Edition: First Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in overall Good Condition: Joints and corners rubbed; cracking along spine; inscription on second leaf; scattered foxing throughout; otherwise clean and tight.

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Shadow and Light, by M. W. Gibbs, 1902

Lot 45: Shadow and Light, by M. W. Gibbs, 1902

Description: Title: Shadow and Light, an Autobiography with Reminiscences of the Last and Present Century Author: Gibbs, M. W., with Introduction by Washington, Booker T. Description: 372 pp. Blue cloth hardbound with blind stamp design on front board, gilt title on spine cover, Frontispiece photo of author above facsimile signature preceding title page, numerous full page black/white photographic images and sketches. Book Measures 7 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 1 1/8." Heading: Place Published: Washington, D.C. Date Published: 1902 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in good condition with some moderate wear to book cloth extremities, moderately bumped corner tips/spine crown/heel, strong square spine.

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From Slavery to Wealth: The Life of Scott Bond

Lot 46: From Slavery to Wealth: The Life of Scott Bond

Description: Title: From Slavery to Wealth: the Life of Scott Bond, the Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy, and Perseverance Author: Rudd, Dan A. and Bond, Theo Description: 8vo. 383 pp. Illustrated, plates, portraits. Original gilt-stamped grey cloth. Biography of an African American businessman in Arkansas, written by his son and a co-author, who explain that when they discovered the local printing firm was too small to handle their book, they signed a printing contract with the National Baptist Publishing Board in Nashville, Tennessee, "in order to have the work done by Negroes." Heading: Place Published: Madison, Ark. Publisher: The Journal Printing Company Date Published: 1917 Edition: First Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in good condition with some staining and wear to cover, interior of book is clean and bright, back board is loose from spine.

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The Wanderer Case, Speech of Henry R. Jackson

Lot 47: The Wanderer Case, Speech of Henry R. Jackson

Description: Title: The Wanderer Case; The Speech of Hon. Henry R. Jackson of Savannah, GA. Author: Jackson, Henry R. Description: 83 pp. Red cloth hardcover with Original owner V. Y. Cook's name stamped on front cover in gilt writing. The Wanderer was the last documented ship to bring a cargo of slaves from Africa to the United States. Book measures 6 in. X 8.75 in. Heading: Place Published: Atlanta, GA Publisher: Ed Holland, Care Franklin Printing and Publishing Co. Date Published: 1903? (In Pencil on front end paper) Binding: Hardcover

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book is in good condition with some slight wear to cover, front board is partially loose from spine, interior is clean and bright.

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4 African American Southern History Books

Lot 48: 4 African American Southern History Books

Description: Group of 4 African American Southern history books including: The Iron Furnace: or Slavery and Secession, by Aughey, John H., 1863, Brown Cloth Hardcover, good condition internally with damage to spine; The Uprising of a Great People in the United States in 1861, by Booth, Mary L., 1861, Brown cloth hardcover in good condition with some wear to spine, Previous owner V. Y. Cook's signature on front endpaper; Whither Solid South? A Study of Politics and Race Relations, by Collins, Charles Wallace, 1947, Signed by author on front end paper, blue cloth hardback, good condition; and "The Mississippi Girl," by Elliott, O. L., 1947, Signed by author on front end paper, Grey cloth hardcover, good condition with wear to cover, front board is loose, ex-library copy.

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4 Texas Civil War History Books

Lot 49: 4 Texas Civil War History Books

Description: Group of 4 Texas Civil War History Books Including: The Campaigns of Walker's Texas Division, Jenkins, John H. Editor, 1968, Blue Cloth Hardcover, Good Condition; Campaigning with Parsons' Texas Cavalry Brigade, CSA, The War Journals and Letters of the Four Orr Brothers, 12th Texas Cavalry Regiment, Anderson, John Q. Editor, 1967, Black cloth hardcover with dust jacket, very good condition, dust jacket has some small tears around edges; The War Between the States, As I Saw It. Reminiscent, Historical and Personal, by Sparks, A. W., 1987, Red Cloth Hardcover, Good Condition; and The Life and Services of Gen. Ben McCullouch, by Rose, Victor M., 1958, Boxed Black cloth hardcover volume, Good Condition.

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Hood's Texas Brigade, 1910

Lot 50: Hood's Texas Brigade, 1910

Description: Title: Hood's Texas Brigade: Its Marches, Its Battles, Its Achievements. Author: Polley, J. B. Description: 347 pp. Frontis portraits, Brown leather hardcover, with gilt lettering and design to spine, This is one of the more famous Confederate histories detailing the actions of one of the most famous Confederate units. Heading: Place Published: New York and Washington Publisher: The Neale Publishing Company Date Published: 1910 Edition: First Binding: Hardbound

Condition Report: See Photo's. Book has been professionally rebound and is in fine condition.

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