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Ainsworth, Elizabeth & Robert A Pictorial History of Wheeling 1977. Donning Co. Hardback. Dust jacket. 184 pages. Many great pictures and history of Wheeling, WV. Ex-Library with usual markings and small chip to spine of dust jacket, otherwise very good condition. $45.00
Alexander, Holmes

 

The Hidden Years 1981. West Virginia Press Club. 187 Pages. Hardback. A biography of General Stonewall Jackson. The author notes that he purposely avoided a womb to tomb life and military chronicle of familiar battles. His purpose was to research and write a human interest biography of this great and puzzling man. New Condition. $7.50
Allen, Bernard L. Parkersburg- A Bicentennial History 1985. Jostens Publishing. Hardback. 168 Pages. Indexed.  The official historical narrative celebrating the 200th anniversary of the first permanent settlement in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The book also contains many old and early pictures. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Allman, C.B. Lewis Wetzel - Indian Fighter -The Life and Times of a Frontier Hero 1977. Devin-Adair Co. Hardback. 237 pages. Indexed. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Ambler, Charles H. Debates and Proceedings of the First Constitutional Convention of West Virginia 1941. Gentry Brothers. Hardback. Three Volume Set. 3,082 pages. Indexed. A very complete account of the formation of the state of West Virginia.  Slight wear to the bottom spine of Volume 3. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $285.00
Ambler, Charles H. Debates and Proceedings of the First Constitutional Convention of West Virginia 1941. Gentry Brothers. Hardback. Three Volume Set. 3,082 pages. Indexed. A very complete account of the formation of the state of West Virginia. Very Good Condition. $325.00
Ambler, Charles H. West Virginia Stories and Biographies 1954. Rand McNally Co. Hardback. 600 Pages.  This was the book used in WV public schools to teach West Virginia history for years. An excellent history of the state. Since this book was used as a school book it is hard to find one in good condition. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Ambler, Charles H. A History Of Education In West Virginia 1951. Standard Printing & Pub., 1010 Pages. Hardback. A major comprehensive study of education in the Mountain State, from its earliest beginnings to the time of publication. Very Good Condition. $30.00
Ambler, Charles H.

 

A History Of Education In West Virginia 1951. Standard Printing & Pub., 1010 Pages. Hardback. Signed by author. A major comprehensive study of education in the Mountain State, from its earliest beginnings to the time of publication. Very Good Condition with small nick to cover. $40.00
Ambler, Charles H. A History Of Education In West Virginia 1951. Standard Printing & Pub. 1010 Pages. Hardback.  FIRST EDITION. Signed by author. Dust Jacket. A major comprehensive study of education in the Mountain State, from its earliest beginnings to the time of publication. Very Good Condition.   Rare with Dust Jacket. $55.00
Ambler, Charles H. Waitman T. Willey 1954. Standard Printing. 282 Pages. Hardback. Indexed. The chief purpose of this biography is to present some heretofore neglected national and personal phases in the formation and admission of West Virginia to separate statehood. Also includes the history of the Wesley Methodist Church, Morgantown, WV. Very Good Condition. $15.00
Ambler, Charles H. Washington And The West 1936. Hardback.  First Edition. 270 Pages. A history of George Washington and an interesting account of his western ventures. Very Good Condition.  $25.00
Ambler, Charles H. Thomas Ritchie 1913. Bell Books. Hardback. 303 Pages + Index. A study in Virginia politics. A rare copy of this West Virginia author’s work. Very Good Condition.  $40.00
Ambler, Charles H. A History Of Transportation In The Ohio Valley 1931. Arthur H. Clark Co.  Hardback. First Edition. 465 Pages.  Indexed.  Ambler in this work covers, Ohio River, Boatman, Inland  waters, Steamboats, Canals, Civil War, Turnpikes, and much more. Rare Copy.  Very Good Condition. $65.00
Ambler, Charles H. Francis H. Pierpont 1937. North Carolina Press. Hardback. 483 Pages. Indexed.   A history of one of West Virginia’s founders and early governors. Including illustrations of Waitman T. Willey, Peter G. Van Winkle, Archibald W. Campbell, Gordon Battelle, Arthur I. Boreman, and many more.  His family and early life are included as well as West Virginia beginnings. The is a limited edition only 1200 copies were made and the plates were melted. Very Good Condition with three mended index pages. Ex-Library stamp.  $85.00
Ambler, Charles H. West Virginia - The Mountain State 1949. Prentice-Hall. Hardback. 660 Pages. Indexed.  A comprehensive history of West Virginia by noted historian Charles Ambler. Very Good Condition. $25.00
American Historical Society West Virginia 1922. American Historical Society. Hardback. 212+ pages. FIRST EDITION. This book features pictures and biographies of many prominent West Virginians. Professionally rebound. Very Good Condition. $150.00
Atkinson & Gibbens Prominent Men of West Virginia 1890. W.L. Callen Co. of Wheeling. Hardback. 1022 pages. FIRST EDITION. This book offers a wide range of topics, early history, resources, legislative information, history of West Virginia capitols, and most important, biographical sketches of many, many West Virginians. This book has been rebound using the original covers and end papers, the book is so large that re-enforcing tape on the inner hinges was required. Very rare. $225.00
Auvil, Myrtle Covered Bridges of West Virginia 1977. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 249 pages. Indexed. This third printing has more added information with pictures, descriptions and histories of West Virginia’s covered bridges. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Balderson, W.L. Fort Prickett Frontier and Marion County 1976. Yates. Hardback. 316 pages. Signed by the author.  Early history of Frot Prickett and Marion County. Rare book. Fine Condition. $125.00
Beery, Donald Call of the Mountains 1973. McClain Printing. Hardback. 147 pages. This is a story of the east central part of West Virginia, and of her pioneers, early sawmills, villages and towns... Rare. Fine Condition. $125.00
Blackwell, Lyle M. Gauley Bridge- The Town - and the First Church 1980. Hardback. 160 pages. Indexed. History of Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, including the first church, civil war, and prominent families. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Boggs, Elsie Byrd A History Of Franklin, West Virginia 1960. McClure Printing. Hardback. 1960. 143 Pages. A history of Franklin, WV, the county of Pendleton County. Very Good Condition. $60.00
Brantner, J.H. Historical Collections of Moundsville, West Virginia 1947. Marshall County Historical Society. Hardback. 183 pages. Containing the most important and interesting events in the history of the city from its first settlement to the present time. Very Good Condition. Rare. $80.00
Brown, Stuart E. Annals of Blackwater & The Land Of Canaan 1746-1880 1974. Virginia Book Co. Hardback. 42 pages. This book was first printed in 1959 and this book was rebound as a hardback. A lot of early history with sketches by Porte Crayon. Fine Condition. $35.00
Browning, Meshach Forty-Four Years Of The Life Of A Hunter 1993. Gateway Press. Hardback. 400 pages. Reminiscences of a Maryland Hunter. Very Good Condition. It does a withdrawn stamp on inside covers with no outside markings. hard To Find. $45.00
Brumfield & Smith Stories About Gilbert, West Virginia and Surrounding Communities 1993. Gateway Press. Hardback. 499 pages. Indexed. A lot of history and genealogical information about Gilbert, WV and its people. Very Good Condition. $60.00
Burner, Lincoln Charles

 

 

The Middle Ground 1979. The University of Hard Knocks Press. 360 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. A novel set during the early Civil War period. The story delves into the hatreds, suspicions, and lawlessness that followed in the wake of the outbreak of the war. While this is a work of fiction the Burner, Yeager, and Arbogast families as well as most officers mentioned were real people. Because Pocahontas was an eastern county lying primarily between Cheat Mountain on the West and main Allegheny range on the east and whose citizens were of divided opinions, it was sometimes called the MIDDLE GROUND. New Condition. $8.00 
Butcher, Bernard L. Genealogical & Personal History Of The Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia 1978. GPC.  Hardback. Reprinted in two volumes. Very Good Condition. This reprint omitted some historical sketches and pictures. Rare. $125.00
Butcher, Bernard L. Genealogical & Personal History Of The Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia 1912. Lewis Historical Publishing Co. FIRST EDITION. Three Volume set. Hard backs. 1,390 pages. Excellent genealogical and historical presentation of this area. These books have been professionally and beautifully   rebound. The text is fine. One library withdraw stamp on each book. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $285.00
Byrne, W.E.R. Tale Of The Elk 2007. Quarrier Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 455 pages. This is a reprint of the 1940 edition with added information and map. New Condition. $30.00
Callahan, James M. Semi-Centennial History Of West Virginia 1913. 594 Pages. Tribune Printing Press. A History written for the celebration of West Virginia’s 50th year, with special Articles on Development and Resources. Published by the Semi-Centennial Commission Of West Virginia.  Good Condition.  $30.00
Callahan, James M. History Of West Virginia - Old And New 1923. American Historical Society.  2,055 Pages in Three Volumes. Volume I is Historical and Volumes II and III are a West Virginia Biography. Indexed. There are hundreds of biographies of West Virginians contained in Volumes II and III. Very Good Condition.  $225.00
Callahan, James M. History Of The Making Of Morgantown, West Virginia 1926. Hardback. 230+ pages. Indexed. Early history and settlers, which includes fold out maps and town plots. Little wear to head and tail of spine. Very Good Condition.  $80.00
Callahan, James M. History Of The Making Of Morgantown, West Virginia 1926. Hardback. 230+ pages. Indexed. Early history and settlers, which includes fold out maps and town plots. Little wear to head and tail of spine. Very Good Condition.  This book does have a light water stain on the back cover with a couple of pages water marked. $65.00
Cashdollar, Roy C. A History Of Chester (West Virginia) Boyd Press. Hardback. 266 pages. Signed by author. History of Chester, West Virginia - The Gateway to the West. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Casto, James E. Huntington - An Illustrated History 1985. Windsor Publications. Hardback. 160 pages. Indexed. Dust jacket. Many pictures, illustrations and history of Huntington, WV.  Very Good Condition. $45.00
Caynor, Avis Bridgeport - The Town and Its People 1976. McClain Printing. Soft cover. 105 pages. Indexed. Very Good Condition. $25.00
Chapman, Berlin B. Education In Central West Virginia 1910-1975 1974. McClain Printing. Hardback. 687 Pages. Indexed.  Signed by author.  The author was a graduate of Webster Springs High School, Glenville State College, and West Virginia University. An in-depth work    of education in Webster County, West Virginia. This book contains not only a history of the schools but also local history and people of the Webster County area. Many pictures and illustrations are also contained in the work. Very Good Condition.            $65.00
Chappell, Louis W. John Henry - A Folk-Lore Study 1933. Jena Frommannsche Verlag. Printed in Germany. Hardback. 144 pages. Text in English. Indexed. FIRST EDITION. Chappell was a professor of English at West Virginia University. This is an extremely rare book. None listed on the Internet at this time. Valuable collector’s book. Very Good Condition. $150.00
Clarksburg Bicentennial Committee Clarksburg - A bicentennial Album 1785-1985 1986. Walsworth Publishing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 178 pages. History of Clarksburg with many pictures. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Clerke of Oxenforde The Blackwater Chronicle 1853. Redfield. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. 223 pages + ads. A narrative of an expedition into the Land Of Canaan in Randolph County. Book has original boards, spine is chipped but has title. End pages have some foxing. Text is very clean. Very Rare. This book is a 152 years old. $225.00
Cohen, Stan Kanawha County Images 1987. Pictorial Histories. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 466+ pages. Second Printing. A Bicentennial History 1788-1988. Out of Print. Fine Condition. $65.00
Cometti & Summers The Thirty-Fifth State 1968. McClain Printing. Hardback. 671 pages. Indexed. A documentary history of West Virginia. A very complete history of West Virginia from the earliest beginnings to the present time the book was printed. This book is used in many classrooms to teach West Virginia history. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Cometti & Summers The Thirty-Fifth State 1973. McClain Printing. Hardback. 671 pages. Dust Jacket. Indexed. A documentary history of West Virginia. A very complete history of West Virginia from the earliest beginnings to the present time the book was printed. This book is used in many classrooms to teach West Virginia history. Rare with Dust Jacket. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Committee On Arrangements Morgantown Centennial - With Addresses and Papers 1735-1885 1902. New Dominion Print. Hardback. 120 pages. A centennial Celebration of the Founding of Morgantown. It was the intention of the General Committee of Arrangements that a History of the Centennial Celebration of Morgantown, held in 1885, should be published in book form. The contains addresses by William P. Willey, Centennial Poem by Waitman W. Barbe, Historical Address by Waitman T. Willey, Medical History by Dr. Joseph A. McLane, Pioneer History - Tales - Legends and Jokes by Joseph Moreland, and a Municipal History. Very Rare. Very Good Condition.  $145.00
Comstock, Jim West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia-Complete Set + WEST VIRGINIA SUPPLEMENTAL SET + WEST VIRGINIA PICTURE BOOK. 1974 & 1976 A complete set  (51 Volumes) This set has become very hard to find. First set of 25 may have some light sunlight fading. Fine Condition.     $550.00 ** **Additional shipping charge of  $20.00
Comstock, Jim West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia Set Bottle Jim Comstock had a special bottle (flask) made to go with his West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia Set. It has the Great Seal of West Virginia and information about the set on the bottle. So if you did not get one of these bottles with your set or would just like to have one here is your chance. We have just a few of these bottles left. $25.00 while supply lasts.
Comstock, Jim West Virginia Picture Book West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia Supplemental-Volume 51. 1978. 301 Pages. Hardback. Indexed. Signed by both authors which includes Jim Comstock. Also known as the BIG Picture Book. This book is a coffee table size book measuring about 12 by 16 inches. This volume contains 27 Fowler drawings or maps of 27 different towns and cities in West Virginia. Pictures of Court Houses, Governors and First Ladies. Civil War, Covered Bridges, Postcard pictures of various towns in the state, West Virginia Colleges, highlights of significant artists of West Virginia, Indians and Indian Days, Rivers and Rails, West Virginia writers and novelists, West Virginia Hotels, and people to match the mountains. This work is an excellent Collection of West Virginia pictures, photographs, and sketches. This book as well as all the other West Virginia Heritage Books are out of print and very hard to find. Bumped corners and few wear marks on cover. Very Good Condition. $85.00 
Comstock, Jim

 

 

7  Decades 1982. West Virginia Press Club. 346 Pages. Paperback. An autobiography of seventy years in the life of Mr. Jim Comstock in the Richwood, WV area. He is a noted West Virginia historian and newspaper publisher. His books and newspaper the West Virginia Hillbilly have preserved the history, traditions, and people of the Mountain State. This is his own life story and one you will want to read. Very Good Condition. $8.00 
Conley, Phil Beacon Lights Of West Virginia History 1939. West Virginia Publishing. Hardback. Signed by author. First Edition. 264 Pages. Indexed. An excellent early history of West Virginia. Very Good Condition.  $35.00
Conley, Phil

 

 

West Virginia Encyclopedia 1929. West Virginia Publishing Co. Hardback. 1, 042 + Pages. FIRST EDITION. The first encyclopedia about West Virginia, covering everything from people, places, and things about West Virginia. An excellent history. A rare book. Very Good Condition with just a few blemishes and wear to cover. $125.00
Cook, Roy Bird The Annals Of Fort Lee 1935. West Virginia Review Press. 119 Pages. Hardback. First Edition. History of Fort Lee which would later become Charleston, West Virginia. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Cook, Roy Bird The Family And Early Life Of Stonewall Jackson 1925. Old Dominion Press. Hardback. 109 pages. Second Edition. This book gives his ancestry, descendants and early life at Jackson’s Mill. His diary of his journey to Parkersburg, appointment to West Point, VMI, and the Civil War. Very rare in hardback. Very Good Condition. $75.00
Cook, Roy Bird The Family And Early Life Of Stonewall Jackson 1948. Charleston Printing Co. Hardback. 198 pages. Third Edition. This book gives his ancestry, descendants and early life at Jackson’s Mill. His diary of his journey to Parkersburg, appointment to West Point, VMI, and the Civil War. Very Good Condition with a stain on cover. $55.00
Cook, Roy Bird The Family And Early Life Of Stonewall Jackson 1967. Educational Foundation. 206 Pages. Hardback. Dust jacket. Indexed. This book gives Jackson’s early life with genealogy. Several pictures are also included. Fine Condition. $45.00
Cook, Roy Bird Lewis County In The Civil War 1924. Jarrett Printing. Hardback. 155 pages. First Edition. Early Civil War information of Weston and Lewis County. This book has been rebound. There are a very few words/marks written in the book. Otherwise in Very Good Condition. $155.00
Cook, Roy Bird Lewis County In The Civil War 1924. Jarrett Printing. Hardback. 155 pages. First Edition. Early Civil War information of Weston and Lewis County. Book has slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Text very clean. Rare. Very Good Condition. $185.00
Coonts, Violet Gadd The Western Waters 1991. 442 Pages. Hardback. Second Edition. Early Settlers of Eastern Barbour County, West Virginia. Hard to find. Out Of Print.     Very Good Condition. $ 125.00
Cooper, Nettie B. History Of Prospect Valley 1940. Hardback. 170 pages. History of this part of Harrison County. With so much genealogy this book should probably be listed in the Family History section. Some of the families listed include: Ashcraft, Burns, Haggerty, Bartlett, Chalfant, Coffman, Denham, Drummond, Duncan, Flowers, Harbert, Hardesty, Hawker, Lucas, Martin, Mason, Michael, Ogden, Piggott, Robinson, Rogers, Shreve, Wamsley. Very good condition with just a few child's markings on black end pages not affecting the text. Very Rare. $145.00
Core, Earl L. The Monongalia Story - Volume I 2002. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 484 pages. Indexed. Prelude. Early Formation of county, Explorers, Peddlers, Warriors, Mason-Dixon Line, Frontier Forts, and more. New Condition. $35.00
Core, Earl L. The Monongalia Story - Volume II 2002. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. Indexed. 595 pages. The Pioneers. This volume takes up the “Story” chronologically, year by year, events of one year, from 1776 until 1826. Essentially, this half-century was the period of the Pioneers in Monongalia County history. New Condition. $40.00
Core, Earl L. The Monongalia Story - Volume III 2000. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 796 pages. Indexed. Discord. This volume covers the next fifty years (1826-1876), a period of discord between eastern and western Virginia, culminating in the bitter Civil War and the formation of a new state. New Condition. $50.00
Core, Earl L. The Monongalia Story - Volume IV 2000. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 667 Pages. Indexed. This is the fourth volume of a five-volume series to provide a comprehensive bicentennial history of Monongalia County, WV.  Volume IV, covering the period of Industrialization, from 1876 to 1926, describes the social revolution resulting from an influx of many new ethnic groups.  New Condition. $45.00
Core, Earl L. The Monongalia Story - Volume V 2000. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 646 pages. Indexed. Sophistication. This volume covers the period from 1926 to 1976, during which the great development of West Virginia University was the most significant single factor and is appropriately subtitled Sophistication. New Condition. $40.00
Cornwell, John J. Knock About Notes 1915. Hardback. 139 pages. While editor for the Hampshire Review the author has taken some of his column from the paper and put them in a hard bound book. Romney, West Virginia. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Craig, W. Frederick Reedy 1909-1910 1972. The Pointer Press. Soft cover. 46 pages. The history of Reedy, WV as reported in the Reedy News. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Craig, W. Frederick Reedy in 1920 1971. The Pointer Press. Hardcover. 64 pages. History of Reedy, West Virginia as reported in the Reedy News. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Crickard, Madeline W. Index to the 1810 Virginia Census 1971. McClain Printing. Hardback. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Davis, Dorothy John George Jackson 1976. McClain Printing. 440 Pages. Hardback. Dust Jacket. Signed by the author. Indexed.  This is the first book length study of the life of John George Jackson. A Republican stalwart in the US Congress on whom Presidents Jefferson and Madison depended to effect laws. A cousin to Stonewall Jackson. Rare. Very Good Condition.  $85.00
Davis, Dorothy John George Jackson 1976. McClain Printing. 440 Pages. Hardback. No Dust Jacket. Indexed.  This is the first book length study of the life of John George Jackson. A Republican stalwart in the US Congress on whom Presidents Jefferson and Madison depended to effect laws. A cousin to Stonewall Jackson. Rare. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Dayton, Ruth Woods Pioneers And Their Homes On Upper Kanawha 1947. West Virginia Publishing. 320 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. Early history of Kanawha Valley, Kanawha County, people and families. Indexed. Very Good Condition. $75.00
Dayton, Ruth Woods Pioneers And Their Homes On Upper Kanawha 1977. Educational Foundation Inc, 320 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. A reprint of the 1947 edition. Early history of Kanawha Valley, Kanawha County, people and families. New Condition. $ 35.00
Dayton, Ruth Woods Greenbrier Pioneers And Their Homes 1994. West Virginia Historical Education Foundation. 383 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. A reprint of the 1942 edition. A history of early families and homes of Greenbrier County. New Condition. $ 40.00
deGruyter, Julius

 

 

The Kanawha Spectator Part I &

The Kanawha Spectator Part II

1953. Jarrett Printing. (Part I) 553 Pages. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. A book filled with history of Kanawha County. It is impossible to list all the information but topics include, Mound Builders, Early Explorers, Pontiac’s War, Mary Ingles, Dunmore’s War, Battle Of Point Pleasant, Public Hanging, Town Lots, Ann Bailey, Early Churches, and much more. A very rare copy of the Volume 1. Very Good Condition.  (Part II) 1976. Hardback. McClain Printing. 457 Pages. This volume contains stories and write ups on a variety of subjects including Charleston, Steamboats, Dred Scott, John Brown, politicians and much more. Very Good Condition. Both books.   $125.00
deGruyter, Julius Drum Beats on the Sandusky 1969. Carlton Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. Signed by author. 265 pages. a historical novel. Fine Condition. $30.00
Deitz, Granville and Dennis Mountain Memories I, II, III, and IV 1981. Soft Covers. Four books. Memories and Stories. Very Good Condition. All 4 books. $45.00
Dillon, Lacy A. They Died For King Coal 1985. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 172 pages. History of WV mine disasters. Very Good Condition. Very rare. $85.00
Doddridge, Joseph Notes On The Settlement And Indian Wars 1912. New Werner Co. Hardback. 320 pages. Added information by daughter Narcissa Doddridge. Indexed. Wear to top and bottom of spine. Corners bumped. Extra material included with book. $85.00
Doddridge, Joseph Notes On The Settlement And Indian Wars 1960. McClain Printing.  320 Pages. Hardback. Indexed. This is for those people wanting a hardback copy of Doddridge’s notes on the history of Western Virginia and Pennsylvania.   Very hard to find this book in hardback. Very Fine Condition. $65.00
Doddridge, Joseph Logan, Shikellemus, Chief Of The Cayuga Nation 1971. McClain Printing. Hardback. 76 Pages. A reprint of the original 1823 Virginia edition. A dramatic piece. The dialogue of the backwoodsman and the dandy. First recited at the Buffalo Seminary July 1, 1821. There is a appendix relating to the murder of Logan’s family. Introduction by West Virginia historian Otis K. Rice. Light soil to covers. Very Good Condition.  $65.00
Dodrill, William C. Moccasin Tracks And Other Imprints 1974. McClain Printing. Hardback. 298 Pages.  A history of Webster, Nicholas, and Braxton of early ancestors. It also contains family histories of Dodrill, Hamrick, Carpenter, Gregory, Woods, Sawyers, McElwain and Morton. Early history of WV, Indians, and other stories. Rare in Hardback. Fine Condition.  $45.00
Donnelly, Shirley History of Oak Hill, West Virginia 1953. Jarrett Printing. Hardback. 144 Pages. Indexed. Signed by the author. An excellent town history, that includes places, people, and events. Several pictures. The many people that are listed makes this book an excellent genealogical source for Fayette County. Very Good Condition.  Rare. Out Of Print. $95.00
Egan, Michael The Flying, Gray-Haired Yank 1992. Gauley Mount Press. Hardback. Dust jacket. 424 Pages. A true narrative of the Civil War. Reprint of the 1888 edition. A personal narrative of thrilling experiences as an army courier, a volunteer captain, a prisoner of war, a fugitive from southern dungeons, a guest among the contrabands and unionists, and finally, a skirmisher at the very front at Appomattox. Michael Egan, late Captain, Company B, 15th Regiment WV Infantry. (Parkersburg). Good Condition with some wear on covers and spine. $30.00
Fetherling, Doug Wheeling -An Illustrated History 1983. Windsor Publications. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 120 pages. Many early pictures and history. Very Good Condition. 85.00
Finlayson, John L. It Happened Here 1948. Warwick Book Press. Hardback. 137 pages. Shinnston area book. Signed by the author. Very Good Condition with bumped corners and darkened spine with text fine. $65.00
Hale, John P. Trans Allegheny Pioneers 1931. Kanawha Valley Publishing. 340 Pages. Hardback. 2nd Edition. An excellent border settler book with new information added to this edition. It includes the story of Mary Ingles and the Ingles family, the Moore family, Daniel Boone, Battle of Point Pleasant, Lord Dunmore, Charleston, WV, Death of Cornstalk and much more. Very Rare. Fine Condition. $70.00
Hale, John P. Trans Allegheny Pioneers 1971. Bookcrafters. 422 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd Edition. Indexed. An excellent border settler book with new information added to this edition. It includes the story of Mary Ingles and the Ingles family, the Moore family, Daniel Boone, Battle of Point Pleasant, Lord Dunmore, Charleston, WV, Death of Cornstalk and much more. New Condition.      $40.00
Hall, Granville D.

 

 

Daughter Of The Elm 2004. MHB. Hardback. 335 pages. This is a reprint of the 1907 edition. This edition had pictures. New Condition. $25.00
Hall, Granville D. The Rending Of Virginia 1901. Mayer & Miller. Hardback. 650 Pages. The design of this volume is to tell the story of the severance of Virginia into two commonwealths, ( Virginia and West Virginia) prefacing with some account of the causes leading up to the event. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Hannum, Alberta Roseanna McCoy 1947. Henry Holt & Co. Hardback. Dust Jacket. First Edition. Signed by author. 256 pages. Hatfields and McCoy feud. Very rare in dust jacket and signed. Very Good Condition. $90.00
Hannum, Alberta Roseanna McCoy 1947. Henry Holt & Co. Hardback. Dust Jacket. First Edition. 256 pages. Hatfields and McCoy feud. Very rare in dust jacket. Very Good Condition. $25.00
Harmer, Harvey W. Old Grist Mills Of Harrison County 1940. Charleston Printing Co. Hardback.  260 Pages. Signed by author. The author presents a history, location, and description of the old grist mills of Harrison County, WV. Also early settlements and formation of Harrison County, West Virginia. Very rare copy. Very Good Condition.            $125.00
Harmer, Harvey W. Old Grist Mills Of Harrison County 1940. Charleston Printing Co. Hardback. 260 Pages. The author presents a history, location, and description of the old grist mills of Harrison County, WV. Also early settlements and formation of Harrison County, West Virginia. Very rare copy. As newspaper article pasted to inside front cover, otherwise in clean and Very Good Condition.  $95.00
Harmer, Harvey W. Covered Bridges Of Harrison County, WV 1956. Educational Foundation. Hardback. 146 Pages. Signed by author. This book contains the history and some pictures of covered bridges in Harrison County. An extremely rare copy. Very Good Condition with mild wear to cover. $125.00
Harmer, Harvey W. Covered Bridges Of Harrison County, WV 1956. Educational Foundation. Hardback. 146 Pages. This book contains the history and some pictures of covered bridges in Harrison County. An extremely rare copy. Very Good Condition. $95.00
Harris, John T. West Virginia Legislative Hand Book And Manual And Official Register 1916. Tribune Printing. 804 Pages. Hardback. Maybe ??? the first West Virginia Blue Book. Many interesting sections including a picture of the Capitol in Charleston before in burned. Very Rare. Good Condition with bumped corners and some signs of normal wear to cover. $75.00
Harris, V. B.  Great Kanawha - An Historical Outline 1976. Jarrett Printing. 292 Pages. Hardback with jacket. A history of Kanawha County commissioned by the county court as a part of the county’s Bicentennial Celebration. Very Good Condition. $25.00
Hartford, John Steamboat In A Cornfield 1986. Crown Publishing. Hardback. Dust jacket. The story of the steamboat " Virginia" and how it was stranded in a cornfield near Ravenswood, WV. Excellent pictures. Fine Condition. $45.00
Hartford, John Steamboat In A Cornfield 1986. Crown Publishing. Hardback. Dust jacket. The story of the steamboat "Virginia" and how it was stranded in a cornfield near Ravenswood, WV. Excellent pictures. Dust Jacket has some tape mended tears. Very Good Condition.   $40.00
Hatfield, L.D. True Story of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud in the hills of Kentucky and West Virginia 1944. Jarrett Printing Company. Paperback. 47+ pages. According to the author this is the true story of the feud. $45.00
Hatfield, L.D. True Story of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud 1944. Jarrett Printing Company. Paperback. 47+ pages. According to the author this is the true story of the feud.  This copy has all pages present but has a loose cover. $35.00
Hearne, Julian G. Some Unknown Facts of American History - The Saga of Governor Pierpont 1987. McClain Printing Co.   213 Pages. Hardback with dust jacket. This work tries to set the facts straight about the separation of West Virginia from Virginia during the War Between the States. Fine Condition. $10.00
Heaster, Georgia Golden Betty Zane 1976. McClain Printing. Hardback. 87 pages. The story of Betty Zane from Philadelphia to Wheeling. The author notes that in writing this fictionalized biography of Betty Zane and the people of Fort Henry that there have been conflicting accounts of this story. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $90.00
Hess, Alice Jo History Of Medicine In Harrison County, WV 1978. McClain Printing.  662 Pages. Hardback. A very complete history, listing doctors in alphabetical order with a biography of each and many pictures. Contains a lot of Harrison County history. New Condition. $30.00
Hickam, Homer H. Jr. Rocket Boys Delacourte Press. 1998. Hardback. Dust Jacket. First Edition. 368 pages. Four boys from McDowell County win the the national science fair in 1958. Fine Condition. $40.00
Hill, Mrs. Claude R. Glimpses Of West Virginia History 1962. Biggs-Johnston-Withrow. Hardback. 225 pages. Indexed. Pre-Centennial Edition by the DAR. Some sections include, Indian trails (map), Prehistoric West Virginia, Indian Wars, Prominent Pioneers, Early development, Industry, and much more. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Hornbeck, Betty Upshur Brothers Of The Blue And The Gray 1967. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. 259 Pages Indexed. True story based 67 young citizens going off to fight in the Civil War and only 16 returned. Rare. Very Good Condition. $60.00
Humphreys, Milton W. Military Operations In Fayette County, West Virginia This was originally a paperback book. It has been professionally rebound into a hardback. It has 40 pages. The tops of some of the pages are a little ragged but not affecting the text. Very Good Condition. $75.00
Jack, Nathaniel War Veterans Of Upshur County 1988. McClain Printing. Hardback. 170 pages. Individual bios on many veterans. Fine Condition. $20.00
Jacob, John J. A Biographical Sketch of the Life of the Late Captain Michael Cresap 1971. McClain Printing. Hardback. 158 pages. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Jefferds, Joseph C. Jr. Captain Matthew Arbuckle 1981. Education Foundation. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 112 pages.  A Documentary Biography. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Johnson, Patricia Givens William Preston and the Allegheny Patriots 1976. B.D. Smith & Bro. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 318 pages. First Edition. Indexed. Within the pages is the story of William Preston, a great American patriot, whose work, ingenuity and diplomacy saved Virginia’s Allegheny frontier for the American cause. Very Good condition with one library withdrawn stamp. No spine marks. $55.00
Johnson, Patricia Givens The New River Early Settlement 1983. Edmonds Printing. Hardback. 232 pages. Lots of history on the area of the New River and settlements. Very Good Condition. Rare. $55.00
Johnston, David E. The Story Of A Confederate Boy In The Civil War 1980. Commonwealth Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 379 pages. The story of a seventeen year old boy in the 7th Virginia Infantry Regiment. First printed in 1914. Very Good Condition. $95.00
Johnston, Ross B. West Virginia's Estate Settlements 1988. GPC. Hardback. 176 Pages. An index to wills, inventories, appraisements, land grants, and surveys to 1850. Counties included, Hampshire, Berkeley, Monongalia, Ohio, Greenbrier, Harrison, Randolph, Hardy, Pendleton, Kanawha Brooke, Wood, and Monroe.  Out Of Print. New Condition.   $35.00
Johnston, Ross B. West Virginians In The American Revolution 1959. Scholl Printing. Hardback. 308 + pages. Genealogical information and lists of West Virginians that fought in the Revolutionary War. Very Good Condition.  $65.00
Johnston, Ross B. West Virginians In The American Revolution 1977. Genealogical Publishing Co. Hardback. 320 pages. The book has a few genealogical notes on inside back cover and end page otherwise very clean. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Joint Committee on Printing Statue of Governor Francis Harrison Pierpont 1910. Government Printing Office. Hardback. 183 pages. Addresses by members of congress concerning the statue and Governor Pierpont. Only 1500 copies printed. Very Good Condition. $25.00
Jones, Virgil C. The Hatfields and the McCoys 1948. FIRST EDITION. University of North Carolina Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 293 pages. Indexed. Dust Jacket has some chips and several small tears. The book is very good condition. $65.00
Jones, Virgil C. The Hatfields and the McCoys 1948. FIRST EDITION. University of North Carolina Press. Hardback.  293 pages. Indexed. The book is very good condition. $25.00
Jones, Virgil C. The Hatfields and the McCoys University of North Carolina Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 293 pages. Indexed. Some notes on front and back end pages otherwise in Very Good Condition. $25.00
Keesecker, Guy L. Marriage Records of Berkeley County, West Virginia 1969. Shenandoah Publishing House. 256 Pages. Hardback. Records from 1781-1854. Cross Indexed by both male and female names. Records include names, date, minister, and suretor when available. A very valuable genealogical reference for Berkeley County. Very Good Condition with a few notes written by previous owner. $25.00
Kenamond, A.D. Prominent Men Of Shepherdstown During Its First 200 Years 1963. Jefferson County Historical Society. Hardback. 127 pages. Signed by author. Very Good Condition with a small wear mark the top of the front cover. $25.00
Kennedy, Philip Pendleton The Blackwater Chronicle 1978. McClain Printing. Hardback. 223 pages + original ads. A reprint of the 1853 edition with added material. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Kirk, John W. Progressive West Virginians 1923. Wheeling Intelligencer. 477 + Index pages. Biographies on many West Virginians of the time. Book has rebound. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Klaus, Fran D. Whispers From Wildwood 1999. BJW. Hardback. 122 pages. A personal diary of Maria Elizabeth Beckley Daughter of Beckley, West Virginia's Founder 1882-1883. New Condition. $25.00
Lake, D.J. An Atlas of Marion and Monongalia Counties, West Virginia 1886. D. J. Lake & Company. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. Contains colored maps of districts in these counties and much more. This book has been professionally rebound with new covers. There is a small corner missing on the last page of a world map. Extremely Rare. Text is Very Good. $1200.00
Lake, D.J. An Atlas of Wood County, West Virginia 1886. D. J. Lake & Company. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. Contains colored maps of the districts in Wood County and much more information. This book has been professionally rebound using the original covers. Very Rare. Text is Very Good. $850.00
Lambert, Oscar D. Camps and Firesides - West Of The Alleghenies 1941. West Virginia publishing. Hardback. 288 pages. This book presents the life of the early pioneers of our area, including hunting, explorers, Indians, home life, mills, Lewis Wetzel, Jesse Hughes, and much more. Very Good Condition. Rare. $55.00 
Lambert, Oscar D. West Virginia It’s People and Its Progress 1958. Historical Record Association. Hardback. 3 Volume Set. 1,132 pages. Indexed. Volume I is mostly informational in nature while Volumes II and III are biographical in nature. The spine split on Volume I and was mended. Otherwise in Very Good Condition. Rare Set. $135.00
Lang, Theodore F. Loyal West Virginia 1861-1865 1998. Blue Acorn Press. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 386 pages. Civil War in West Virginia. Rare. Very Good Condition. $125.00
Lee, Howard B. The Burning Springs And Other Tales Of The Little Kanawha 1972. McClain Printing. Hardback. 145 pages. Oil and Gas related history. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Lewis, Virgil A.

 

How West Virginia Was Made 1909. News-Mail Co. Public Printers. 337 Pages. Indexed. Proceedings of the First Convention of the People of Northwestern Virginia at Wheeling, May 13th, 14th, and 15th 1861, and the Journal of the Second Convention of the People of Northwestern Virginia at Wheeling, June 11th, 1961. This book is complete and in good condition however, the covers are faded.  $35.00 
Lewis, Virgil A. History Of The Battle Of Point Pleasant 1909. Tribune Printing. Hardback. 131 Pages. FIRST EDITION. Fought between White Men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River-Monday October 10th 1774. The chief event of Lord Dunmore’s War. Nice copy of this early work by state historian Virgil Lewis. Very Good Condition. $110.00
Lewis, Virgil A. History Of The Battle Of Point Pleasant- Bicentennial Edition 1974. C.A. Carrier. Hardback. 131 Pages. Bicentennial Edition 1774-1974. History of the battle and people involved. This is a rare copy of the Bicentennial Edition. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Lewis, Virgil A. History of West Virginia 1889. Hubbard Brothers. Hardback. 744 pages. FIRST EDITION. This book is an excellent history of the state of West Virginia by one of West Virginia’s first historians. This book has been professionally rebound.  Very rare. Very Good Condition. $145.00
Lively, Charles WV Blue Book -1935 1935. Jarrett Printing. Hardback. 908 pages. Contains government information and history. Early Blue Books are very hard to find. Very Good Condition. $20.00
Lowther, Minnie Kendall Blennerhassett Island In Romance And Tragedy 1936. Tuttle Publishing. Hardback. 200 pages. Indexed. FIRST EDITION. Signed by author. The authentic story of Blennerhassett Island with the Burr Episode entwined about it, The Romance and mystery of the Blennerhassetts, Burr under footlights and shadows, Tragedy of Theodosia Burr. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Matheny, H.E. Major General Thomas Maley Harris 1963. McClain Printing. Hardback. 296 Pages. Indexed. FIRST EDITION. Major General Thomas Maley Harris... a member of the military commission that tried the President Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirators, and Roster of the 10th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment 1861-1865. Also includes some history of Harrisville, Ritchie and Gilmer Counties. Some wear to cover otherwise in Very Good Condition. Rare. $65.00
Maxwell, Haymond Sr. The Story Of Sycamore 1938. First Edition. Very Good Condition. Inscribed by author. Very Rare. $145.00
McKinney, Tim The Civil War In Fayette County, West Virginia 1988. Pictorial Histories. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 224 pages. Describes the battles, people, and places of military actions in Fayette County. Fine Condition. $40.00
McKinney, Tim West Virginia Civil War Almanac -Volume I 1998. Pictorial Histories. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 581 pages. The 1890 Civil War Veterans Census by County. Excellent work. Fine Condition. $55.00
McKinney, William W. The Presbyterian Valley 1958. Davis & Warde. Hardback. 639 pages. Indexed. History of the Presbyterian church in the upper Ohio Valley. Very Good Condition. $15.00
MacCorkle, William A.

 

The White Sulphur Springs 1916. The Neale Publishing,. 407 Pages. Hardback. The traditions, history, and social life of the Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs. Very Good Condition. $75.00 
MacCorkle, William A. The White Sulphur Springs 1916. Neale Publishing. Hardback. 410 pages. Indexed. A history of the historic “White Sulphur Springs” written by former West Virginia governor. Wear to top and bottom of spine with a few flakes on cover. Text is fine. $45.00
MacCorkle, William A. The Recollections Of Fifty Years 1928. G.P. Putnam & Sons. Hardback. 633 pages. This book presents an insight into the life of this former West Virginia governor. Some of the chapter titles include: History of the family, Early Life, Scotch-Irish in the Valley of Virginia, Salt Making, and much more. Rare. Very Good Condition.            $95.00
MacCorkle, William A. The Recollections Of Fifty Years 1928. G.P. Putnam & Sons. Hardback. 633 pages. Signed by the author. This book presents an insight into the life of this former West Virginia governor. Some of the chapter titles include: History of the family, Early Life, Scotch-Irish in the Valley of Virginia, Salt Making, and much more. Rare. Very Good Condition. $125.00 
MacCorkle, William A. The Historical And Other Relations Of Pittsburgh And The Virginias 1916. Stewart And Kidd Co. 32 Pages. Hardback. A historical address given by the former governor. Very Good with a small section of the page missing from front and back pages but not affecting the text. $35.00
Martinsburg-Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Martinsburg & Berkeley County in the 20th Century 1999. Hardback. First Edition. 224 pages. A history of the area with many pictures. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Mattaliano & Omonde Milestones - A Pictorial History of Philippi, West Virginia, 1844-1994 1994. Donning Co. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 160 pages. Indexed. An excellent pictorial history. Very Good Condition. $45.00
McKain, David L. Where It All Began 1994. David L. McKain. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 225 pages + Index and several additions. Signed by author. The story of the People and Places where the Oil & Gas Industry Began -West Virginia and Southeastern Ohio. Fine Condition. $45.00
McWhorter, J.C. The Scout Of The Buckongehanon 1964. McClain Printing. Hardback. 273 pages. Early history of central West Virginia including the Pringle brothers, stories and the scout Capt. William White. Very rare in hardback. Very Good Condition. $95.00
McWhorter, Lucullus V. Border Settlers Of Northwestern Virginia 1915. The Republican Publishing Co. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. 509 pages + ads. From 1768-1795 embracing the Life of Jesse Hughes and other noted scouts of the Great Woods of the Trans-Allegheny. Professionally rebound using original covers and new spine. Very Rare. $150.00
McWhorter, Lucullus V. Border Settlers Of Northwestern Virginia 1973. Hardback. 509 pages. A Jim Comstock reprint of the 1915 first edition. Rare in Hardback. Very Good Condition. $65.00
McWhorter, Lucullus V. Border Settlers Of Northwestern Virginia 1974. Jim Comstock. Hardback. 509 pages. This is Volume 12-13 of the Comstock West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia set. From 1768 to 1795 embracing the life of Jesse Hughes and other Noted scouts of the great woods of the Trans-Allegheny. Rare in Hardback. Includes separate Index. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Miller, Doras C. A Centennial History Of Huntington, W. Va. 1871-1971 1971. Franklin Printing Co. Hardback. 91+ pages. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Miller, Thomas C. History of Education in West Virginia 1904. Tribune Printing. Hardback. 319 pages. Besides the usual education facts this book is packed with pictures of many of the public schools from around the state in 1904. Rare. Very Good Condition. $45.00
Milton, Charles J. Landmarks Of Old Wheeling 1943. Wheeling, WV. 99 Pages. Hardback.  Many pictures and much history of Old Wheeling and surrounding area. Very Good Condition. $40.00
Mockler, William E. West Virginia Surnames- The Pioneers 1973. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust jacket. 197 pages. Explanation of Surnames from West Virginia. Very Good Condition. Rare. $45.00
Moffat, Charles H. A History of the Cabell County Medical Society in West Virginia 1890-1985. 1986. McClain Printing. Hardback. 346 pages. Indexed. Signed by author. Very Good Condition. $20.00
Monongalia County Men and Women In Service - World War II Morgantown Printing. Hardback. 306 pages. A history and listing of the men and women that served from Monongalia County, West Virginia, during World War II. An excellent genealogical source. Fine Condition. $55.00
Moore, Dean W. Washington's Woods 1971. McClain Printing. 389 Pages. Hardback.   Indexed. First Edition.  A history of Ravenswood and Jackson County, West Virginia.  Very Good Condition. $100.00
Moore, Dean W. Washington's Woods 1971. McClain Printing. 389 Pages. Hardback.   Dust Jacket. Signed by author.  Indexed. First Edition.  A history of Ravenswood and Jackson County, West Virginia.  Dust Jacket has some wear to top edge of spine. Very Good Condition. $ 125.00
Moore, George E. A Banner In The Hills 1963. Appleton-Century-Crofts. 256 Pages. Indexed. Hardback with dust jacket. A history of the secession and the Civil War in Western Virginia during the years 1860 to 1863. Very Fine Condition. $15.00
Morgan, French Yesterdays of Buckhannon and Upshur 1963. Republican-Delta. Hardback. 287 pages. History of Buckhannon and Upshur County as written in local newspapers. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $225.00
Morgan, John G.

 

West Virginia Governors 1981. Charleston Newspapers. 558 Pages. Second Edition. Hardback. Signed by author. This book covers the lives and times of 29 governors through 117 years of state history. 1863-1980. Fine Condition. $25.00
Morton, Oren F. Under The Cottonwoods 1900. Acme Publishing. Hardback. 318 pages. Life on the Prairie Homestead by West Virginia historian and author. Very Good Condition. $35.00
Morton, Oren F. Land Of The Laurel 1903. Acme Publishing. Hardback. 240 pages. A Story Of The Alleghanies. Very Good Condition but with a loose front page but still attached. Rare. $50.00
Morton, Oren F. Winning or Losing 1901. Sincell Printing. Hardback. 365 pages. A story of the West Virginia Hills. Very Good Condition. $50.00
Morton & Committee

 

History Of The Presbytery Of Kanawha 1956. Jarrett Printing. 804 Pages. Hardback. A history of the growth and development of the Presbyterian Church in the Kanawha Valley. Very Good Condition. $35.00 
Mullenax, Foster Sugarlands 1980. McClain Printing. hardback. Dust jacket. 415 pages. Dust jacket has some chips and small tears. Text is very clean. Very Good Condition. Hard to find in hardback. $20.00
Munn, Robert F. Index To West Virginiana 1960. Educational Foundation. Hardback. 154 pages. An index to West Virginia related information available at the WVU library. Very Good Condition. $20.00
Myers, S.  Myers’ History Of West Virginia 1915. First Edition. Hardback. 2-Volumes. Volume 1 - 560 Pages +Index. Volume 2 - 488 Pages + Index. Volume 1 contains a lot of information on early exploration, Indians, Indian Wars, Civil War, while Volume 2 contains information on towns, schools, biographical sketches, and government. Rare. Both volumes are in very good condition with just a few blemishes on the covers. $125.00
Nardo, Perry -General Manager Ohio Valley Memories 1999. Ogden Newspapers-Wheeling. Hardback. 128 pages. A great history with many, many pictures. Fine Condition. $25.00
Nelson, Arnold E. Haven In The Hardwood 2005. McClain Printing. Hardback. 294 pages. Indexed. The History of Pickens, West Virginia. New Condition. $25.00
Nesius, Ernest J. The First 100 Years 1988. McClain Printing. Hardback. 162 pages. Indexed. A history of the West Virginia Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. Fine Condition. $15.00
Newbraugh, Frederick

 

Warm Springs Echoes- Part 1 To 1860 1967. Automated Systems. Hardback. 98 Pages + Index. A history of Berkeley Springs and Morgan County, including maps, illustrations, and a lot of history. $55.00
Newell Bi-Centennial Book Comm. The History of Newell and Vicinity 1982. Hardback. 152 pages. A history of this Hancock County town located in Northern West Virginia. Some light staining on the end papers, otherwise in Very Good Condition. $35.00
Norona, Delf Moundsville's Mammoth Mound 1954. University Litho. Hardback. 50 pages. An in depth look at the history of the Mound. Very Good Condition. $15.00
North, Lee Redcoats, Redskins, and Red-Eyed Monsters 1979. A.S. Barnes. Hardback. 278 Pages. Indexed. Signed by author. Dust jacket. A history of West Virginia including early history, American Revolution, Statehood, Civil War, Hatfields and McCoys, Science, Literature, County by County history and UFO’s. Getting hard to find. Very Good Condition. $30.00
Nutter, T. Thomas, West Virginia- 1906 1968. McClain Printing. 111 Pages + Ads. Hardback. History of the town of Thomas, WV with many pictures. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Olsen, Evelyn Guard Indian Blood 1967. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 253 pages. This book relates the role the Youghiogheny River had in the development of our nation. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $425.00
Owens, Ivan C. Easton-Avery Community History 1964. McClain Printing. Hardback. 228 Pages. A very good history of this community which is located in Monongalia County. Early history with many settlers listed making this an excellent genealogical source for Monongalia County. Rare. Very Good Condition. $145.00
Pemberton, Robert L. Vagrant Verses 1929. The Oracle Press. 158 Pages. Hardback. A book of poetry by this St. Marys resident. Very Good Condition. $30.00
Nutter, T. Thomas, West Virginia- 1906 1968. McClain Printing. Hardback. 111+ pages. A history of Thomas, West Virginia including its progress and development. This book contains many early photos of the town and related area. Several ads from 1906 appear at the end of the book from business existing at that time. An ex-library book with spine number and stamp in very good condition. $55.00
Pemberton, Robert L. Random Rhymes 1904. The Oracle Press. 126 Pages. Hardback. A book of poetry by this St. Marys, WV resident. Good Condition. $30.00
Pepper, Charles M. The Life And Times Of Henry Gassaway Davis 1920. The Century Co. 318 Pages. First Edition. Hardback. Indexed. Including early railroad history and the Elkins area. Cover and spine show wear and fading. Text is very good. $25.00
Peterkin, George W. A History And Record Of The Protestant Episcopal Church In The Diocese Of WV 1902. Tribune Printing. Hardback. 854 pages + maps + index. FIRST EDITION. This gives an in depth look into the history and formation of the church. It also includes a little history about many of the counties and the people living there. Rare in this condition. Fine Condition.  $75.00
Porter, Sarah Harvey The Life and Times of Anne Royal 1908. The Torch Press. Hardback. 298 pages. FIRST EDITION. Signed by author. Very Good Condition with front edge loose but still firmly attached. $85.00
Price, William B. Mound Builders - Indians and Pioneers 1956. Scholl Printing. Hardback. 299 pages. FIRST EDITION. Dust Jacket. Signed by the author. This presents a history and study of western Virginia (West Virginia) including both Indians and pioneers. Some sections include, mounds and the people that built them, ancient nations on the east side of the Muskingum, funeral & sacrifices of North American Indians, plates showing arrow heads, Indians who inhabited West Virginia, Early settlers in Preston County, Indian Trails, Indian wars and attacks on settlers, several individual stories, Jesse Hughes, Settlement at Neal Station, and much more. Very rare. Few chips to DJ. Very Good Condition. $165.00
Price, William B. Mound Builders - Indians and Pioneers 1956. Scholl Printing. Hardback. 299 pages. FIRST EDITION. Signed by the author. This presents a history and study of western Virginia (West Virginia) including both Indians and pioneers. Some sections include, mounds and the people that built them, ancient nations on the east side of the Muskingum, funeral & sacrifices of North American Indians, plates showing arrow heads, Indians who inhabited West Virginia, Early settlers in Preston County, Indian Trails, Indian wars and attacks on settlers, several individual stories, Jesse Hughes, Settlement at Neal Station, and much more. Very rare. DJ. Very Good Condition. $145.00
Price, William B. Mound Builders - Indians and Pioneers 1956. Scholl Printing. Hardback. 299 pages. FIRST EDITION. This presents a history and study of western Virginia (West Virginia) including both Indians and pioneers. Some sections include, mounds and the people that built them, ancient nations on the east side of the Muskingum, funeral & sacrifices of North American Indians, plates showing arrow heads, Indians who inhabited West Virginia, Early settlers in Preston County, Indian Trails, Indian wars and attacks on settlers, several individual stories, Jesse Hughes, Settlement at Neal Station, and much more. Very rare. Very Good Condition. $125.00
Prichard, Arthur C. An Appalachian Legacy -Mannington Life and Spirit 1983. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 320 pages. Indexed. A history of Mannington, West Virginia. New Condition. $20.00
Pritts, J. Mirror of Olden Time -Border Life 2004. Weenawoods Publishing. Hardback. 700 pages. Reprinted from the 1849 edition. Border Warfare. Early history of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Indian Wars. Adventures of Daniel Boone, the Whetzels and several others. New Condition. $45.00
Randolph, Corliss Fitz A History of Seventh Day Baptists in West Virginia 1905. The American Sabbath Tract Society. Hardback. 504 pages. First Edition. This is book # 213 of only 750 books printed. Very Good Condition with only 1 loose picture page. Very Rare. $185.00
Randolph County Historical Society Elkins, its Past, Present and Future 1906 1974. McClain Printing. Hardback. 100 pages. Limited printing of only 1,000 copies. Lots of history and biographies from 1906. Many pictures. Rare in Hardback. Fine Condition. $65.00
Rice, Otis K. The Allegheny Frontier- West Virginia Beginnings, 1730-1830 1970. University Press of Kentucky. Hardback.  438 Pages.  Indexed. An excellent early history of the state. Rare.  Very Good Condition. $85.00
Rice, Otis K. The Allegheny Frontier- West Virginia Beginnings, 1730-1830 1970. University Press of Kentucky. Hardback. Dust jacket. 438 Pages.  Indexed. An excellent early history of the state. Rare.  Very Good Condition. $110.00
Rice, Otis K.  Charleston And The Kanawha Valley 1981. Windsor Publications. 136 Pages. Hardback. Dust jacket. Indexed. This is a history of Charleston, WV and the Kanawha Valley presented both in text and many pictures. Very Good Condition. $30.00
Rogers, Dr. Truett West Virginia Baptist History -2 volume Set 1990 & 1994. Headline Books. Hardbacks with Dust Jackets. 185 pages & 262 pages. Both volumes are indexed. Volume I The Early Years 1770-1865 and Volume II The Convention Years 1865-1965. Fine Condition. $65.00
Rowan, Andrew Summers and Marathon Montrose Ramsey The Island Cuba 1897. Henry Holt and Company. Hardback. 279 pages. History of Cuba by A.S. Rowan a West Virginian in the Spanish-American War. 2 maps. There is attached to the front end page an explanation of Monroe County, West Virginia Co-author's (A.S. Rowan) fame in "Take A Message To Garcia". Very Good Condition. $40.00
Rush, West & Co. Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Monongalia, Marion, and Taylor Counties, West Virginia 1895. Rush, West & Co. Hardback. 607 pages. FIRST EDITION. Hundreds of bios of people from these counties. This book has been professionally rebound using the original covers with new spine. Very Rare. $385.00
Safford, William H. The Blennerhassett Papers 1891. Robert Clark Co. Hardback. 565 pages.  The life and history of Herman Blennerhassett. Very Good Condition. $85.00
Sanders, William A New River Heritage - Complete Set 1991 & 1994. McClain Printing. Hardback. All 4 volumes of this series. A complete set. Volume 1 is out of print. An excellent history and genealogy of the New River area. Fine Condition. $225.00
Shawkey, M.P. Dodge's Geography of West Virginia 1907. Hardback. 32 pages. This book contains many interesting articles about West Virginia’s industries also many old pictures around the state, both front and back end pages are loose, other pages are tight. Very few of these old school books survived in this good condition. Rare. Title page missing and rebound with original cover. Very Clean. Good Condition. $15.00
Shawkey, M.P.

 

 

West Virginia- In History, Life, Literature, And Industry 1928. Lewis Publishing Co. 2,002 Pages. 5 Volumes. Indexed. Special Edition with embossed capitol on cover in brown cover. A tremendous work covering Physical features, Mound Builders, Indians, Revolutionary War, Battle of Point Pleasant, Early Forts and Settlements Wheeling Conventions, Civil War, Industry, Education, many biographies of West Virginians and much more. Some shelf wear to top and bottom of spines. Rare, especially in this edition. Fine Condition. $ 225.00
Shawkey, M.P. West Virginia- In History, Life, Literature, And Industry 1928. Lewis Publishing Co. 2,002 Pages. 5 Volumes. Indexed.  A tremendous work covering Physical features, Mound Builders, Indians, Revolutionary War, Battle of Point Pleasant, Early Forts and Settlements Wheeling Conventions, Civil War, Industry, Education, many biographies of West Virginians and much more. Some shelf wear to top and bottom of spines. Very Fine Condition.          $175.00
Shetler, Charles Guide To The Manuscripts and Archives in the West Virginia Collection 1958. WVU Library. Hardback. 160 pages. Indexed. This guide gives a description of the records donated (books, papers, manuscripts, recordings and other) to the West Virginia collection. This is an excellent resource guide for doing genealogical research at West Virginia University. Very Good Condition. $35.00
Shinedling, Abraham I. West Virginia Jewry 1963. Maurice Jacobs Inc. 3-Volumes. Hardback. This work gives the origins and history of Jews from 1850-1958 in West Virginia. A tremendous amount of genealogical and biographical information broken down by towns and areas.  Very Good Condition. Rare.  $135.00
Shinedling, Abraham I. West Virginia Jewry 1963. Maurice Jacobs Inc. 3-Volumes. Hardback. This work gives the origins and history of Jews from 1850-1958 in West Virginia. A tremendous amount of genealogical and biographical information broken down by towns and areas. Ex-Library with very few markings. Very Good Condition. Rare. $95.00
Sims, Edgar B. Making A State 1956. Mathews Printing. 213 Pages. Hardback.  This classic work gives the formation of the State of West Virginia by Roane County resident and State Auditor. Maps showing the step-by-step process of how counties were formed are included. Very hard to find copy. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $145.00
Sims, Edgar B. Sims Index - Land Grants Of West Virginia 1952. Rose City Press. Hardback. 866 pages. First Edition. Very Good Condition. Rare. $145.00
Smith, G. Wayne Nathan Goff, Jr.-A Biography 1959. Hardback. 375 Pages. Indexed. This is a biography of Nathan Goff, Jr. West Virginia’s most popular Republican leader in the post Civil War period. Very Good Condition.     $40.00
Smith, Myron J. The Mountain State Battleship-USS West Virginia 1981. West Virginia Press Club. 212 Pages. Hardback. A history of the USS Battleship WEST VIRGINIA. Foreword by the last captain, R.W. Holsinger . A thorough account of its sinking in Pearl Harbor is included. The author at the time of this writing was a history professor and director of libraries at Salem College. Very Fine Condition.  $45.00
St. Albans Book Committee St. Albans History 1995. Walsworth Publishing. Hardback. 2nd Printing. 295 pages. St. Albans history with many submitted family histories. Fine Condition. $100.00
Stevens, Robert E. Calhoun County in World War II 1986. Hardback. 284 Pages. A lot of history, stories, and listings of men and women from Calhoun County in World War II. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Stuart, Charles A. Memoir Of Indian Wars, and other Occurrences 1971. McClain Printing. Hardback. 34 pages. Very Good Condition. Rare. $45.00
Stutler, Boyd B. West Virginia In The Civil War 1966. Educational Foundation. Hardback. Dust Jacket. Indexed. 304 pages. History of battles, places, and people related in the war in West Virginia. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Sullivan, Ken (editor)

 

The West Virginia Encyclopedia 2006. West Virginia Humanities Council. Hardback. Dust jacket. 927 pages.  8 1/2 by 11 format. Indexed. Very well done. A compliment to Phil Conley's 1929 encyclopedia and Jim Comstock's 51 Volume set. New Condition. $45.00
Summers, Festus P. Johnson Newlon Camden 1937. G.P. Putnam's Sons. Hardback. 605 pages. FIRST EDITION. Signed by author. Fine Condition. $95.00
Summers, Festus P. The Baltimore and Ohio in the Civil War 1992. Stan Clark Books. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 304 pages. Very Good. $40.00
Summers, Festus P. The Baltimore and Ohio in the Civil War 1939. G.P. Putnam. Hardback. 304 pages. Indexed. First Edition. Signed by author. Very Rare. Very Good Condition. $90.00
Sutphin & Andre Sternwheelers On The Great Kanawha River 1991. Pictorial Histories. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 198 pages. Signed by both authors. Great number of early pictures. Very Rare. Fine Condition. $85.00
Sutton, Joseph J. 2nd West Virginia Cavalry 1992. Blue Acron Books. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 321 pages. A reprint of the1892 History of the Second Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry Volunteers. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Swick, Ray An Island Called Eden 1996. Parkersburg Printing Co. Hardback. 48 pages. This book is #89 out of only 100 books printed. An Historical Sketch of Blennerhassett Island near Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1798-1807. Fine Condition. Rare. $65.00
Tableland Trails Foundation

 

Tableland Trails- Special Monongalia County Issue Summer 1958. Tableland Trails Foundation. Soft Cover. 197 pages. Articles in this issue include: Iron towns on the Cheat, Cooper's Rock, Seneca in its 67th year, Emperor's Kinsman, the Four Isabellas, Fort Ashby, Recollections of Deer Park, MD, and much more. Very Good Condition.  $3.00
Union Trust & Deposit Co. The Parkersburg Story 1953. 125 Pages. Hardback. Limited Edition. History and old pictures of Parkersburg, WV. Good Condition. $10.00
Van Voorhis, John S. The Old and New Monongahela 1893. Nicholson Printer. Hardback. 486 pages. FIRST EDITION. Early history of this area. Very Rare. Spotting on cover. Text is very Good. $60.00
Vienna Historical Committee Vienna, Va - Vienna, WV 1794-1994 1994. McClain Printing. Hardback. 302 pages. This book contains early history of Vienna, West Virginia and Wood County from 1794-1994, with many submitted family histories included. Very Good Condition. $55.00
Veech, James The Monongahela Of Old 1971. McClain Printing. Hardback. 259 pages. Historical Sketches of South-Western Pennsylvania to the year 1800. Rare. Fine Condition. $30.00
Vogt, Helen Westward of ye Laurel Hills 1976. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 472 pages. Indexed. Signed by author. Very Good Condition with just a small section of end page missing not affecting the text. $55.00
Wallace, George S. Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years 1947. Standard Printing. Hardback. 288 pages. Indexed. An early history of Huntington and Cabell county. This book contains many pictures of people, businesses, schools, and places. Rare. Very Good Condition. $75.00
Wallace, George S. Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years 1947. Standard Printing. Hardback. 288 pages. Indexed. An early history of Huntington and Cabell county. This book contains many pictures of people, businesses, schools, and places. Rare. Some wear to corners, lower spine, and edges of cover, text is fine. Very Good Condition. $65.00
Wardell, Patrick Virginia/West Virginia Husbands and Wives-Volume I and Volume II 1994. Heritage Books. Hardback. Volume I-496 pages and Volume II-466pages. Marriage Records. Very Good Condition. Both Volumes $125.00
Weir, Ralph H. The Story Of Oglebay Park 1963. Feer Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 66 pages. Includes the Oglebay Institute and Family History. Dust jacket has a few small chips. Very Good Condition. $15.00
West Virginia Heritage Foundation

 

 

 

West Virginia Heritage- Complete Seven Volume Set 1967. 240 Pages. Blue Cover. This book is the first in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 90 articles including The Salts Works of Kanawha County, The Last of the Blennerhassetts, Early West Virginia Inns, The Death of Cornstalk and his Son, and 86 more interesting stories. 1968. 217 Pages. Red Cover. This book is the second in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 26 articles including Counties in West Virginia in 1835, Confederate Soldiers of West Virginia, Mining Troubles in WV and 23 other interesting articles. 1969. 216 Pages. Brown Cover. This book is the third in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 10 articles including Indians In West Virginia, Early Settlers in Greenbrier County, General Lee’s Right Arm and 7 other interesting articles. 310 Pages. Hardback. Green Cover. This is the fourth in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 10 articles including: Hawk’s Nest, How Pocahontas Places Got Marked, Teamsters salute to West Virginia, Burr & Blennerhassett, Lest We Forget-West Virginians killed in World War II by county and 5 more interesting articles. 1971.  224 Pages. Yellow Cover. This book is the fifth in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This Volume contains 24 articles including The Bent Mountain Murder, From Staten Island to Buckhannon, Memoir of Indian Wars by Colonel Stuart and 21 more interesting articles. 1972.  224 Pages. Black Cover. This book is the sixth in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 11 articles including History of the Battle of Point Pleasant, Burial of John Brown, Notes on Burning Springs and 8 other interesting articles. 972. 308 Pages. Green Cover. This is the seventh book in a series of seven books published by the Foundation in an effort to preserve West Virginia’s Heritage. This volume contains 2 articles. One is 476 Graves-The Story of Hawks Nest Tunnel and Again the River by Stella Morgan. All seven volumes listed above. Very Fine to New Condition.  $75.00 

 

West Virginia Newspaper Publishing Co A Timeless View 1997. Pinpoint Press. Hardback. 128 pages. A Pictorial History Of North Central West Virginia. Fine Condition. $85.00
Weston Independent Lewis Countians In World War I & II 1943 & 1946. 2 Volumes. Paperback. Volume II has 224 Pages and Volume I  although not numbered is about the same size. These books list bio's and pictures of Lewis Countians in World War II. Both volumes in Very Good Condition. $80.00
White, M. Wood White's New County and District Atlas of the State of West Virginia 1875. M.Wood White. Hardback. FIRST EDITION. 68+ pages. Colored maps of 54 counties, 227 Township Districts, and 2,567 school districts of West Virginia. Post Offices of West Virginia in 1875. Plans for Cities and Towns of West Virginia. Pages are 12 x 15 inch size. Extremely rare copy. This book has been rebound using the original covers. A wealth of information about West Virginia. Very Good Condition. $850.00
Whittaker, Otto Best Of "Hillbilly" 1968. Droke House. 1968. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 314 pages. First Edition. Some of the best writing and stories from Jim Comstock’s “ West Virginia Hill-billy newspaper. Fine Condition. $30.00
Willey, William P. Formation Of West Virginia 1901. News Publishing Co. Hardback. 245 Pages. This book gives the inside view of the formation of the State Of West Virginia with character sketches (and pictures) of the pioneers in that movement. Sketches include Waitman T. Willey, Jacob Beeson Blair, Archibald W. Campbell, John S. Carlile, Arthur I. Boreman, William Erskine Stevenson, James Henry Brown, Francis Harrison Pierpont, James Clark McGrew and Chester D. Hubbard. Rare. Very Good Condition. $75.00
Withers, Alexander S. Chronicles Of Border Warfare 1920. Stewart & Kidd Co. Hardback. 447 pages. History of the Settlement by the Whites, of North-Western Virginia, and of the Indian Wars and Massacres in that section of the State. Edited and annotated by Reuben Gold Thwaites. Very Good Condition. $60.00
Withers, Alexander S. Chronicles Of Border Warfare 1961 or 1980. McClain Printing. 447 Pages. Indexed. Hardback. History of the Settlement by the Whites, of North-Western Virginia, and of the Indian Wars and Massacres in that section of the state. Very hard to find in hardback. Very Good Condition. $35.00
Wood, Warren Representative Authors Of West Virginia 1926. Worth-While Book Co. Hardback. 322 Pages. This work gives valuable information about WV books and their authors until 1926. A must for West Virginia book collectors. Very Good Condition. $30.00
Yeager, Janet A Pictorial History of Boone County, West Virginia 2001. D-Books Publishing. Hardback. 96 pages. Many pictures and history of Boone County. Fine Condition. $60.00
Zinn, Jack R.E. Lee's Cheat Mountain Campaign 1974. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 230 pages. Indexed. Civil war battle in West Virginia. Very Good Condition. Dust jacket has a tear that has been repaired. $90.00
Zinn, Jack R.E. Lee's Cheat Mountain Campaign 1974. McClain Printing. Hardback. Dust Jacket. 230 pages. Indexed. Civil war battle in West Virginia. Very Good Condition. Dust jacket has a piece missing from front. $80.00

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