Virginia - General
 
 
Title: Green Mount - A Virginia Plantation Family During the Civil War - Being the Journal of Benjamin Robert Fleet and letters of His Family
Author: Fleet, Betsy, and Fuller, John D.P., eds.
Item #: 0759
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VA, 1962 . Edited by Betsy Fleet and John D.P. Fuller. Endpaper maps of the Walkerton area of King and Queen County, Illus., ports., photos, 374. This journal begins in January 1860, and describes with great charm, honesty and perception the plantation world in Tidewater Virginia mid-century. It gives an unusually complete account of the effects of war and of the general morale of the South from Lincolnís election to the end of the Confederacy. Fine in DJ and Mylar.
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$50.00 USD
 
Title: Jefferson's Legacy: His Own University
Author: Crotty, Gene
Item #: 1572
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VA, 1996. Period and modern photos and Illus., appendices, 84 pp. Details the beginnings of The University, Jefferson's plans and ideals for the education of the young men of Virginia, written by a graduate of and professor at the school. Fine in Green DJ.
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$15.00 USD
 
Title: Tidewater Tales
Author: Garnett of Essex, Professor William C.
Item #: 1577
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VA, 1927. First Edition. Period photos of people and homeplaces, 237 pp. The author explores stories and legends of Essex County and Tappahannock, VA with an emphasis on schools, courtroom events, and local characters of the day. Fine in DJ.
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$30.00 USD
 
Title: Remembering: A History of Orange County, Virginia
Author: Walker, Jr., Frank S.
Item #: 1578
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VA, 2004. County map, period and modern photos and illus., 314 pp. Covers elements of county history from its inception in 1734 through the first half of the 20th C., information arranged for easy accessibility, charmingly told stories of county characters, homeplaces and events. Fine in DJ.
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$20.00 USD
 
Title: The Political History of Virginia During the Reconstruction
Author: Eckenrode, Hamilton James
Item #: 1579
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MD, 1904. Johns Hopkins University Studies. First Edition, Rebound. 128 pp. An examination of the Radical Republican efforts to remake political structure of Virginia, President Johnson's attempts to restore the state to its original status, the Freedman's Bureau and the Union League aims, the restoration of Virginia.  Fine in Brown Cloth.
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$40.00 USD
 
Title: Pocahontas and Her World
Author: Barbour, Philip L.
Item #: 1754
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US, 1969. First US Edition. Decorated end-paper maps, frontis., period illus., appendices,  320 pp. Reconstructs the world of Jamestown and the English and Indian worlds from which it grew; English America was of John Smith's making and of Pocahontas' and Rolfe's and Captain Samuel Argall's too. Fine in DJ with Mylar.
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$30.00 USD
 
Title: Come America - To a Land of Simple Pleasures - The Story of Loudoun, Land of Contrast-Land of Beauty
Author: Hutchison, Louis
Item #: 1764
VA, 1983. First Edition, Signed by the author. Illus., photos, 125 pp. Fine in DJ.
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$20.00 USD
 
Title: Preserving the Old Dominion - Historic Preservation and Virginia Traditionalism
Author: Lindgren, James M.
Item #: 2530
VA, 1993. First Edition. Illus., photos, ports., 316 pp. This lovely book incorporates history, anthropology, architecture, archaeology, religion and politics, and shows how the preservation movement strove to rebuild a revered past upon the foundations of its historic structures. Fine in DJ.

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Title: Martha Washington, An American Life
Author: Brady, Patricia
Item #: 3058
NY, 2005. First Edition. Period portraits and illus., 276 pp. Never the kindly frump of popular myth, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was an able landowner, an ardent patriot, her husbandís constant companion in war and politics. This new biography finally does her justice. Mint in DJ.
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$20.00 USD
 
Title: Behold Virginia! The Fifth Crown - Being the Trials, Adventures, and Disasters of the First Families of Virginia...
Author: Willison, George F.
Item #: 3281
NY, 1951. First Edition. 422 pp. An engaging portrait of the very early days of the Colony of Virginia. Fine in DJ.
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$25.00 USD
 
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