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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: Arkansas
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Bearss, Edwin C. and Gibson, A. M., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
Fort Smith : Little Gibraltar on the Arkansas

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1969.
[10], 349 pp, [1], tan clothcovered boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by Gibson on the ffep, Inscribed and SIGNED by Bearss on the verso of the half title page, dj tan-white w/black-brown lettering on the front panel & spine. Fort Smith was repeatedly abandoned and reoccupied for fifty years, until it became known as the Belle Point Phoenix, the fort the "refused to die." It was originally built to stop a war between teh Osags and the CHerokees, then served as a supply depot for the Choctaws, army base in the "White Lightnin' Wars, " supply depot for Confederates, then Union base, then the Federal Court for Western District of Arkansas moved in, where it served as a base for law and order in Indian Territory. Signed by Both Authors First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Cline, Inez Halsell and Richter, Wendy Bradley, Illustrated by: Photos, Maps & Illustrations  
The Record Garland County Historical Society : Volume Xxvii

Publisher: Garland County Historical Society Hot Springs, AR 1986.
203 pp, wht SC wraps w/black cloth covered spine, black-grey-wht pictorial front cover. The book contains information on Central Avenue Historic District, Railroads of Garland County, Gibson Mills Stonemason, Arkansas' Centennial, Steve Holiman House, Bonnerdale - Bonner - Memdag, Looking backward through tattered curtains, from World War I memoirs, Pioneers of Hot Springs, Vanished Landmarks and Nostalgia, History of Little Fir: Montgomery County, Another Landmark Gone Forever, and Chewaukla Springs. slight soiling to the wraps, prev owner wrote at top of the title page. 27th Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Fountain, Sarah M. , Illustrated by: Floden, Gary  
Arkansas Voices

Publisher: University of Central Arkansas Press Abilene, KS 1989.
xx, 288 pp, light tan cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj dark brown-tan w/illustrated front panel w/tan lettering, Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The book presents the "literary" side of Arkansas culture, from the earliest Indian legends to th e poetry written by young writers. It contains yarns, ballads, folktales, and folksongs from both the Ozark and Black cultures. dj some rubbing to the edges, small tear at top of the spine. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author Revised Edition Good+ Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Lee C. Moore & Company  
With the Camera at Smackover
Publisher: Lee C. Moore & Company, Incorporated, 1925 Pittsburgh, PA.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Smackover, a small city in Union County in southern Arkansas, experienced an oil boom in the 1920s. This book, published by Lee C. Moore & Company, manufacturers of derricks and oil equipment, shows the discovery of oil and the development of the oil field. The book offers both a photographic and written essay on the subject, along with several pages about equipment supplied by Lee C. Moore. Well illustrated. 40 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. There is wear to the edges of the cover and some soiling to the cover; otherwise very good condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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Martin, Amelia and Pollan, Carolyn, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Journal Vol. IV, No. 2 Fort Smith Historical Society Inc

Publisher: Fort Smith Historical Society, Inc. Fort Smith, AR 1980.
Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good+/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 48 pp, tan SC wraps w/blk lettering & illustrated front cover. Booklet contains short essays on The War and Fort Smith Militia in 1861, "Diary of John Lucey" & "Paul Krone, a Belle Point Guard." other articles are Flags of the Civil War 1861-1865, early History of Varina Jefferson Davis Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy, Oral History, Brigadier General William B. Cantwell, Civil War Indian Memory, Major General James G. Blunt, and 1860 Census - continued. No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Masterson, James R.  
Arkansas Folklore: The Arkansas Traveler, Davey Crockett, and other legends
Publisher: Rose Publishing Co., 1974 Little Rock, AR.
ISBN: 091454604x Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Poor to Fair. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "This is a facsimile reprint of a book originally published under the title of Tall Tales of Arkansaw by Chapman and Grimes Publishers of Boston in 1942". "Arkansas Folklore is the only comprehensive collection of Arkansas legends in existence. It includes the original versions of the Arkansas Traveler, colorful stories about Davy Crockett's days in Arkansas, the slow train through Arkansas, the origin of the name Arkansas, the Big Bear story, and many other delightful folk tales.." 443 pages with index. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is complete but has excessive wear; thus, POOR to FAIR condition.

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McDonough, Nancy, Illustrated by: Photos  
Garden Sass: A Catalog of Arkansas Folkways

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan New York, NY 1975.
319 pp, light brown-green SC wraps w/black-green lettering. The story of Arkansas country people and their way of life. The descendants of pioneers still building homes, sharing tasks and entertaining themselves. The book contains information on house-raising, old-time games, honey gathering, music making, water witching, food preserving, quilting, hog butching, and general making-do in vanishing Arkansas with practical advice on keeping traditional ways alive. prev owner's name on half title page, slight creasing on spine. No Jacket Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Messick, Mary Ann, Illustrated by: Photos  
History of Baxter County - Centennial Edition 1873-1973

Publisher: Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce Mountain Home AR 1973.
xiv, 506 pp, tan boards w/dark maroon lettering. The book provides a history of Baxter County, early settlers, civil war, various towns in the county, crime, picnics, fairs, and family histories. Some of the family names are: Adams, Akin, Alley, Clinkingbear, Coffee, Conley, Deatherage, Due, Dyer, Horton, Hurst, Messick, Megee, Palenske, Stinnett, Studdard, Teverbaugh, Wilkie, Wolf, and many others. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Mumey, Nolie.  
University of Arkansas School of Medicine, With an Early History of the State, its Natural Resources, and the Founding of the University: Reminiscences of the Years 1912-1916 [Signed].

Publisher: Denver: Range Press, 1975..
First edition Octavo, about 9.75 inches tall, in dark brown cloth spine, gilt stamped salmon faux leather covered boards. Limited edition, #105 of 150 copies, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE LIMITATION PAGE. Additionally signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Illustrated with a frontis of Hernando de Soto and photographs of faculty and students from the author's time at the University. A silk facsimile of the state flag is also bound in. Mumey graduated in 1916 and practiced medicine in Denver for many years. He was also a very competent amateur historian. The book is clean, bright, sound and unworn. The jacket is minimally torn and chipped and the spine is moderately sunned (darkened). Issued with a spider web pattern glassine jacket that has some loss of material at the bottom of the flap folds, and darkening of the spine. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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Phillips, George H., editor  
The Bella Vista story

Publisher: Bella Vista, AR, Bella Vista Historical Society, c1980.
. 196pp. 25 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j., one corner bumped fair

Appr.: | AUD 24.05 CAD 23.60 EUR 16.74 GBP 12.26 JPY 1,900.00 MXN 237.50 ZAR 211.11 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 26229.
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Pinkley-Call, Cora , Illustrated by: Photos  
Eureka Springs Stair-Step-Town a Background History of the Famous Northwest Arkansas Town That Climbs the Hills

Publisher: Jenkins Enterprises North Little Rock, AR 1952.
40 pp, [6], black-and-white pictorial SC wraps. The author provides a brief history of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. She describes the early Indian settlers, the naming of Eureka Springs, information from early day settlers, information about the springs, her story, and the story of some of the outlaws. The book mentions the capture of Bill Doolin, Bill Tilghman, Price brothers, and Jesse and Frank James. 14th Edition No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Southern Historical Press Incorporated.  

Publisher: Easley, South Carolina, Chicago: 1977.
Hardcover. Near Fine. 0893080896 Facsimile reprint of the 1911 edition, blue cloth, 603 pages. Bottom corners bumped, but otherwise clean and sharp all around. This vol. only. This vol. only.

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Tarpley, Helen and Zela Taylor; Taylor, Joyce (editor).  

Publisher: Self published, 1981.
Hardcover. Very Good+. Small quarto, maroon leather-look boards, 184 pages. Book is in great shape, with a little foxing on textblock edges; boards are slightly bowed; very faint musty odor; cover is bright, binding is tight, and pages are clean.

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The Goodspeed Publishing Co., Illustrated by: Portraits  
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas

Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co. Chicago, IL 1889.
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. The book has been recased with new leather panels & has the original front leather panel. This is a Very HEAVY Book. The book size is 11.125 by 9.5 by 3.0. First Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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