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Americana & U. S. States:Virginia

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Behold Williamsburg., Chamberlain, Samuel.
1 Chamberlain, Samuel. Behold Williamsburg.
New York Hastings House Hard Cover 
A Pictorial Tour of Virginia's Colonial Capital. CR 1947, illustrations and text by author, black and white photos. X-Library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. 176 pages, red covers with a gilt blind stamped picture of a church, slight spotting to covers, overall good. Done in cooperation with Colonial Williamsburg. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Dabney, Virginius. Pistols and Pointed Pens.
North Carolina Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill First Edition Hard Cover 
The Dueling Editors of Old Virginia. Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1987, title date 1987. 193 pages with index, black and white photos. A longtime editor of Richmond Times-Dispatch, the author, in a tongue-in-cheek description, takes up information on the personalities and adventures of a succession of newspaper editors in 19th century Virginia prior to the civil War, centered on Richmond as they took their stands and frequently defenced their honor with pistols and other lethal weapons. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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3 Fiske, John. Old Virginia and Her Neighbors.
Boston Published by Houghton Mifflin, Hard Cover 
CR 1897, this is the 13th Thousand, 2 volumes. Some uncut pages. Blue covers, all very good. Volume 1, 318 pages, Volume 2, 421 pages with index. History, Americana, Virginia, Southern history. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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4 Page, Thomas Nelson. In Ole Virginia.
Published by Charles Scribner, MDCCCXCVI, CR 1887, Hard Cover 
1892, 1896. Decorated covers with white vertical floral designs on cream cloth, slight fading, overall good+. Illustrations by W.T. Smedley, B.W. Clinedin, C.S. Reinhart, A.B.Frost, Howard Pyle and A. Castaigne. Dedication is "To My People - This Fragmentary record of their life is dedicated". Written in black dialect of the South before and during the civil War. This was the author's first book. Civil War, Historical Fiction, fiction, Southern history, Confederacy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Wamsley, James S. With Anne M. Cooper Idols, Victims, Pioneers. Virginia's Women from 1607.
Virginia Virginia State Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Commission on Status of Women. First Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket slight tears. Previous owner inscription on front endpapers. A Bicentennial Project. CR 1976, 307 pages with 16 plates of women featured in book. This book covers Virginia women who were famous and made a difference, like: Pocahontas, Martha Washington and Dolly Madison - but it also covers the lesser known women, like Mary Randolph who invented and named the refrigerator, Civil War heroine, writers, etc. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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