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 #: 0754
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VA, 1977. Second Printing. 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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$30.00 USD
 
Title: Homes and Gardens in Old Virginia
Author: The Garden Club of Virginia,
Item #: 1570
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VA, 1930. Period photos of old homeplaces and gardens, location map and directions, entry prices (50 cents), 211 pp. Intro by Douglas S. Freeman, frontis. General Robert E. Lee, brief and informative histories of The Garden Club tour across the state for 1930. VG in Decorated  Red and Tan Cloth.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$20.00 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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$40.00 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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$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.

Price: $1.00 USD (Sale Pending)
 
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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$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.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$25.00 USD
 
Title: Smyth County History and Traditions
Author: Wilson, Goodridge
Item #: 4931
VA, 1976. Reprint of 1932 ed. Photos, appendices, 408 pp. VG/Fine in Burgundy Cloth & gold letters.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
$35.00 USD
 
Title: Chesterfield County - Early Architecture and Historic Sites
Author: O'Dell, Jeffrey
Item #: 5999
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VA, 1983. County of Chesterfield. (9" x 11"). Photos, 518 pp. This richly detailed book is full of period photos, anecdotes and information on one of Virginia's oldest counties; includes much Civil War information. Mint in Blue Cloth, as issued.
Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
$40.00 USD
 
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