Category Archives: Rare Books

Collection of Rare and Antiquarian Books

Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families of VA and KY by BF Van Meter

Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families of VA and KY by BF Van Meter. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  FIRST EDITION hardback copy of Genealogies and Sketches of Some Old Families Who have taken Prominent Part in the Development of Virginia and Kentucky, Especially, and Later of Many Other States of This Union, BY BENJAMIN…

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The Epic of America by JT Adams

The Epic of America by JT Adams. PRESENTING A RARE EARLY EDITION hardback copy of The Epic of America by James Truslow Adams, Illustrated by M.J. Gallagher, Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston in 1932. This RARE book is in good condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover….some…

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Poetic Works of Coleridge Edited by William B. Scott

Poetic Works of Coleridge Edited by William B. Scott. PRESENTING A RARE EDITION hardback copy of The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Edited with an Introductory Memoir and Illustrations by William B. Scott, London, George Routledge and Sons, The Broadway, Ludgate. New York: 416 Broome Street, from 1874. This RARE book has some condition issues…

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Plantation Parade by Kane First Edition

Plantation Parade by Kane First Edition. PRESENTING A RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of Plantation Parade  – The Grand Manner in Louisiana by Harnett T. Kane (with Illustrations)from 1945. This RARE book is in fair condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover….spine slightly loose. The book is a FIRST…

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When Winter Comes to Main Street by Overton

When Winter Comes to Main Street by Overton. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of When Winter Comes to Main Street by Grant Overton from 1922. This RARE book is in very Good condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover. The book is a FIRST EDITION!!…

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Oeuvres Completes de Moliere by Poquelin 1845

Oeuvres Completes de Moliere by Poquelin 1845. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  hardback copy of Oeuvres Completes de Moliere by Jean- Baptiste Poquelin,  H. Morel, Editeur, 24 Rue Vieille-Du-Temple –1845. This RARE book is in fair condition for its age….. some minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover….. some foxing to the paper.   AS…

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Stories of Old Kentucky by Purcell

Stories of Old Kentucky by Purcell. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION AND SIGNED hardback copy of Stories of Old Kentucky by Martha Grassham Purcell from 1915. This RARE book is in Good condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover….. small crack on the back cover. The book…

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History of Muhlenberg County by Rothert

History of Muhlenberg County by Rothert. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION AND SIGNED hardback copy of The History of Muhlenberg County by Otto A. Rothert from 1913.. This RARE book is in SUPER condition for its age….. some very minor ‘knicks’ on the edges of the hardcover. The book is a SIGNED FIRST EDITION!!…

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Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. PRESENTING a HUGELY IMPORTANT, HUGELY HISTORIC and EXTREMELY RARE Book. Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. This is an ORIGINAL ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia Second Edition , Philadelphia, Printed for Mathew Carey No. 118, Market Street, November 12, 1794’.…

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Helen Keller Letter re Miss Cady

Helen Keller Letter re Miss Cady. PRESENTING a VERY IMPORTANT AND HUGELY HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT PIECE……a typed letter from Helen Keller to Mr. William Wade of the Pennsylvania Institute for the Blind. The Letter is not fully dated….it does state that it was written on ‘December Eighteenth” at Wrentham. We believe that based upon the content…

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