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1 Captain Richard Irby (1825 -1902) The Captain Remembers: The Papers of Captain Richard Irby
Virginia The Nottoway County Historical Association 1975 Near Fine Signed
Virginia: The Nottoway County Historical Association, 1975 124 pp with BV&W illustrations in text. The material for this book, published by the Nottoway County Historical Association, was taken from three books published by Captain Irby and now out-of-print: "The Nottoway Greys," "The History of Randolf-Macon College and "Bird-Notes and Other Sketches." plus a collection of letters written to Virginia Jordan's grandmother by Captain Irby. The Captain was a commissioned officer in the Confederate Army, he saw action and was wounded at the Battle of Second Manassa. After the war and a career in business Irby became Randolf Macon College's Secretary and Treasurer from 1886 until 1902, resigning only shortly before his death. He also served as a trustee of the college for 50 years. He was the author of the first history of Randolf-Macon, in the late 1890s and the college has him to thank for collecting and preserving many of its old records. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Grey paper covers are clean and undamaged. By Author on FFP. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2 Companionette, John Linger Longer a Hostory of Reynolds Plantation
Linger Longer Development 2006 As New As New Jacket 
Linger Longer Development, 2006 126 pp with color photo illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright , undamaged. Hardcover. As New/As New. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Salter, James Q. And Kathleen E.R. Smith (Ed.) Zwolle, Louisiana: Our Story Portrait of a Small Town
LA The Town of Zwolle 2000 0970237103 / 9780970237101 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
8 .75" x 11.25" 8, 219 pps. plus map on frontispiece. B/W period photographs throughout. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Dark green faux-leather boards with gold stamping flawless - AN. Black glossy DJ with yellow type and period photograph on front cover shows mnimal wear - NF. A small-town sponsored publication made possible by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Signed by the editor with a dedication to her sister. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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