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North Carolina (3), Tennessee (3), Kentucky (3), Travel/adventure story glorifying nature in the mountains. B/w photos (2), information relating to the section and its hotels (2), First Edition Copy (2), Georgia (2), Virginia (2), South Carolina (2), First Edition (1), Annually millions of people admire the Great Smoky Mountains National Park's primeval beauty - towering peaks (1), and its people she has known so well--of their speech and and song still vibrant with Elizabethan cadences; of their lives often poor in the way of the world but rich with pride and honor and belief in independence. First edition in good condition with du (1), a people little known and even less understood. With tenderness and spirit Alberta Hannum writes of a time that was and perhaps shall never be again; of what has been called Shakespeare's America (1), for almost two centuries hdden behind the awesome barriers of great and ancient mountains (1), is a rate evocation of a people and a place unique in the culture and lore of America. The place: Appalachia--eight states that rise like a mighty crescendo in Virginia and slash their way through West Virginia (1), and Tennessee into Alabama and Georgia. The people: the southern highlanders (1), virgin forests (1), Look back with love (1), South Carolina during its formative years from individuals that they interviewed. This is a first edition copy signed by one of the contributors. (1), Reid and his fellow writers present a vast amount of information they collected about Walhalla (1), Good condition. Dust jacket is damaged and stowed inside the cover. (1), First edition copy. Dust jacket is missing (1), sparkling cascades (1), and even physical violence. First edition copy. Dust jacket is missing. (1), and remarkable variety of wildflowers and shrubs. One of the nation's most popular national parks did not just "come to be" a logical and natural development on federally-owned land. Instead (1), Collection of photography and descriptions of Appalachian art and handcrafts (1), as they offered the only means by which to earn money. One purpose was to show how indispensable handicrafts were in the economy of countless families throughout the region; a second was to show the other rewards handicrafts brought to these same people (1), This 1937 report has to do with people in the Appalachian Mountain region whose chief concern with handicrafts was the income they would bring (1), horses on the forty-four acre farm on Jakes Creek. But he has never owned or driven an automobile (1), whispery crunchy. "Mountain Plants You can bury your nose deep in the cool violet bed and smell the mix of life and death while pondering the unceasing cycle of each into the other. "Mountain People Lem Ownby.... has plowed oxen (1), it was a silky (1), Carson Brewer on ... "Mountain Places Snow was nice and crunchy underfoot. Not crunchy like peanuts or cornflakes. Rather (1), Significant damage to fabric cover. Significant writing on first pages. PAges in good shape and binding in good shape. (1), it was the first national park to be acquired from private owners and given by the people to the federal government. Establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park climaxed an unprecedented crusade that is a story of almost fanatic dedication to (1), First edition copy. No dust jacket (1), First edition. Good condition. Dust jacket missing. (1), Good condition former library book. Some moisture staining on pages and minor damage to binding. (1), National park service natural history handbook series No. 5 (1), Revised Edition 1929. Copy signed by author and gifted to Margaret Southard Young (1), as well as one of frustration (1), First edition copy in good condition with dust jacket intact (1), but also for the artisans of papermaking and color printing. (1), 7th printing copy signed by the author. Missing Dust jacket (1), which forces Wright to use convict labor. How Wright confronts these challenges and how the mountain people respond to the changes the railroad brings to their lives make for powerfully compelling reading. The Author: A native of Asheville (1), the sad fate of the Cherokee Indians (1), the harsh human history--the blighting force of today's industrial tourism (1), The photography of Eliot Porter captures the majestic beauty of the Appalachian wilderness. In the contrast (1), and Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation. Among the honors he has received are the Lillian Smith Prize and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Award. (1), The Journey of August King (1), John Ehle has written seventeen novels and works of nonfiction. His books include The Land Breakers (1), and there is a serious lack of funds (1), With this stunning collection of images of the Southern Appalachians (1), who preaches that the railroad is the work of the devil (1), an elaborate series of ridges which built on one another to the top." Wright's struggle to construct the railroad—which requires tall trestles crossing deep ravines and seven tunnels blasted through shale and granite—proves to be much more than an eng (1), vegetation and water (1), "a massive monolith of earth (1), Wright knows what his railway will mean to the impoverished settlers. But to accomplish his grand undertaking he must conquer Sow Mountain (1), a railroad builder who launches an ambitious plan to link the highlands of western North Carolina with the East. As a native of the region (1), The Road is epic historical fiction at its best. At the novel's center is Weatherby Wright (1), and the mountaineers--is sensitively recorded by Abbey. (1), James Valentine presents an enduring portrait of the region's unique natural character. His compelling photographs of ancient mountains (1), their educational and cultural significance (1), with tissue guards and descriptions. In the bindings of the famous Lindley Library (1), who was acclaimed by some as the 'Audubon' of American wild flowers (1), specimens found in lawns and gardens as well as in the less accessible nooks and crannies of Canadian mountains. This work was a triumph not only for Mrs. Walcott (1), giving information not only about the plant itself but about the circumstances of painting it. Included were plants from all parts of North American (1), not affecting the contents). The color prints are crisp and clean. "North American Wild Flowers" contains color-printed reproductions of Mary Walcott's watercolors with her brief descriptions of each (1), marbled endpapers; top edges gilt; gilt lettering on spines. A uniformly very good set (some rubbing to covers; minor wear to extremities; minor dampstain to edges near spine head of each volume (1), with their small bookplate (cancelled) in each volume. Contemporary three- quarter brown morocco (1), the Royal Horticultural Society's research library (1), Complete in five volumes. Large 4to. 400 beautiful color-printed plates (1), and powerful waterways reveal the Appalachians' rich scenic beauty (1), this visually entrancing and verbally engaging book celebrates the vibrant life of Southern Appalachian forests. (1), president of The Wilderness Society (1), longtime conservationist Robert Zahner and a foreword by William Meadows (1), Valentine and Bolgiano show that understanding these mountains and their extraordinary biodiversity is vital to maintaining the healthy environment that sustains all life. Featuring an introduction by the late (1), and West Virginia to photograph some of the last remnants of original forest. These scarce and scattered old-growth stands are the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world. By sharing these remaining pristine wild places with us (1), Valentine has hiked hundreds of miles across mountainous parts of Alabama (1), while Chris Bolgiano's interpretive text and captions tell the story of its natural history. Over four decades (1), what they added to the social and recreational life for the communities in which they carried on (1), and a table showing the height of important mountains. Dark brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. 1907 reprint of 1892 copyright (1), the esthetic enjoyment they fostered (1), DOWNS (1), with the purpose of pleasantly instructing the intermediate-grade student in North Carolina history. The scene offered represents a variety of state geography and historical periods (1), readable style (1), First Edition - Minor Wear of dust jacket. otherwise like new. This volume contains a parade of exciting events written in a lively (1), EZ SEEN BY A NATURALIZED KENTUCKIAN. First edition copy with the library nameplate from a previous owner. Binding has significant wear on the spine and minor wear on the faces. Binding is thin on inside cover. All pages and illustrations are in great shap (1), DOORIN THE EVENTFUL YEAR 1867 (1), AND EXPERIENCES UV THE DIMOCRISY (1), A PERFECT RECORD UV THE UPS (1), First edition. Hardcover. Light green cloth hardcover with title on spine. Dust Jacket is missing for this copy. (1), cloth. Top edge gilt. Library Plate from original owner. (1), 262pp. (1), and things all the way from the Blue Gulf and New Orleans through fashionable Florida Palms to the pines of Virginia. 8vo. (1), Philadelphia 1916 1st Lippincott. Pen and Camera impressions of men (1), maps and illustrations bright and clear throughout. (1), handling and storage - blue cloth boards tanned to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotation or inscriptions - previous owners name neat to front endpaper dated 1929; text (1), a diversity of occupations and types of people. (1), First edition. No dust Jacket. Minor bleaching of cover. All pages in good condition. This book represents a realistic picture of the girls in families of different rural occupations in the South. Based on the author's experience with over two thousand ou (1), First edition hardback (1), 110 pages. Hardbound grey cloth with bumped corners (1), of which he feels justly proud. (1), and home of the Author (1), first told the public and illustrative of the real life of some of the funny and quaint characters that inhabit that portion of God's vast domain known as East Tennessee. It's the paradise of America (1), but are true stories (1), with some light soiling. From Salutatory: 'The stories contained in this little volume are not those emanating from the fertility of an imaginative brain (1), spine softening (1), VERY GOOD HARDCOVER. Photo frontispiece with tissue. 7 1/2"x 5 1/2" (1), it explains their problems (1), Good condition copy with foldout map. Map is torn and repaired with tape. Book is in good condition except for a touch of wear top and bottom of spine front inner hinge starting to tear. Bound in the original green cloth with gilt designed on the front pa (1), numerous illustrations and a county by county summary of existing and potential resources. (1), rubbed. Folding highway map inside back cover (1), First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Covers of blind-stamped cloth (1), and suggests programs to interest them in the difficult period between leaving school and having homes of their own. Originally published in 1935. (1), describing the homes and daily routine of living that comprised their background (1), with no jacket. In overall good-to-very good used condition with only minor signs of age (1), First edition printing with some minor wear on the cover and binding. Pages are tanned. No dust jacket. (1), their help in the field of therapeutics (1), A collection of true stories gathered from the Southern Appalachian people (1), this book concerns the bravery of Charlie Wright and Will Dillard when their friend Gus Baty lost his balance on Fool's Rock in 1911 and fell to a point 1 (1), A true tale of an incredible rescue at Whiteside Mountain from the top of the highest cliffs east of the Rockies. Filled with suspense (1), Signed letter by the author enclosed (1), the largest newspaper in the Carolinas in the 1970s. These stories were written with the intention of illustrating the heritage of the Appalachian people and letting them speak about their culture and traditions for themselves. (1), the stories collected in "... A Right Good People" were originally published in the Charlotte Observer (1), this book echoes the folkways and values of another era. Published in 1974 (1), Printing Error on table of contents and forward pages. Otherwise in great condition. Minimal wear to pages and minding. (1), where a single rhododendron bush halted his plunge to certain death. The text is accompanied by photographs and illustrations that make clear the terrifying ordeal faced by Baty's rescuers. First printing signed by the author (1), Miss Lucy Morgan’s story of her unique Penland School with LeGette Blythe (1), Rare first edition printing (1), 1960 enlarged reprint (1), and a table showing the height of important mountains. Dark green cloth-covered boards with damaged spine re-bound with tape. First edition (1), Friends of the Earth; Seabury Press Edition (1974) Hardcover with Dust Jacket (1), and the sense of emotional security they gave. Containing fifty-eight illustrations form photographs taken for the work by Doris Ulmann. 1939 re-print (1), 800 feet above the floor of Whiteside Cove (1), A complete set of four hardcover books in good condition. The books have that has some bumped corners and dents (1), unmarked and tightly bound hardcover. (1), First Edition. Octavo (1), a Very Good clean (1), First edition - 1954. Map end-papers. 304 pages. Pages tanned and bleaching of the dust jacket spine with minor tears and chipping. - else (1), with darkened spine and light foxing (age darkened spotting). (1), map illustrations. Dust jacket is worn with some corner tears. Pages are good (1), gilt letters (1), green cloth (hardcover) (1), shops and tools. (1), with minor wear and tear on the cover spine edges (1), entertaining and instructive book. Illustrated with 43 full-page plates of Souther mansions (1), Studies the origins of the people who came to the southern colonies and the emergence of this new society.How American civilization differed from anything in Europe. It is seldom that a book on colonial history breaks new ground as effectively as this. Al (1), black and white photographs & drawings through-out. This copy has some stains on front cover and denting of binding an spine and corners. (1), First edition bound in green cloth with gold stamped lettering & pictorial design. Fold-out front plate of General Oglethorpe's will (1), West Virginia and Maryland. (1), Texas The Indian Territory (1), corners and some sides. There is notable foxing and tanning on the pages and light shelf wear with no dust jacket. Brown decorative covered boards with gilt lettering and design. The Southern States of North America (Division I) profusely illustrated by e (1), Originally published in 1967 (1), and customs of these migrants. (1), as well as the golden rows of tobacco fields and quiet country roads. (1), index (1), Macon (1), Graham (1), alive (1), Swain (1), manners (1), Mississippi (1), Arkansas (1), Southern History (1), melodious (1), joyful (1), national forests (1), rare plants (1), moonshiners (1), First Edition Hardcover (1), History (1), Clay (1), Haywood (1), botanizing (1), its people (1), Grantland (1), First printing paperback (1), The Winter People (1), light foxing (1), raised bands (1), First edition paperback (1), Mitchell (1), alert (1), political bias (1), weekend getaway (1), photo illustrations (1), old-growth forests (1), Transylvania (1), suave (1), the Carolinas (1), an aging Cherokee priest is all that stands between survival and extinction. Estranged from his homeland and sold into slavery (1), social life (1), occupations (1), context (1), Madison (1), experience (1), Missouri (1), sardonic (1), passion (1), 1929 (1), despair (1), lyrical (1), Alabama (1), quirky (1), great book (1), women (1), rock (1), superstitions (1), new and old (1), Jackson (1), vital (1), historic buildings (1), giving directions (1), lumbermen (1), Henderson (1), living conditions (1), legislation (1), Cherokee (1), graffiti (1), environmentalists (1), landscapes (1), 1863 (1), passionate (1), sensuous (1), mules (1), Inc. All Rights Reserved (1), Deadwood Lighter is an interpreter for the powerful conquistador (1), ""Kentucky"" takes you through stately mansions and pastoral horse ranches (1), Mary Noailles Murfree (January 24 (1), is named after Murfree's great-grandfather Colonel Hardy Murfree (1), Jonathan Williams’s poetry has been described as brilliant (1), creating post-Civil War American local-color literature. The town of Murfreesboro (1), although a number of characters in her work reinforce negative stereotypes about the region. She has been favorably compared to Bret Harte and Sarah Orne Jewett (1), 1922) was an American fiction writer of novels and short stories who wrote under the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock. She is considered by many to be Appalachia's first significant female writer and her work a necessity for the study of Appalachian liter (1), 1850 - July 31 (1), Index Volume One: The Northeastern States Volume Two: The Southeastern States Volume Three: Texas Volume Four: The Southwestern States Volume Five: The Northwestern States Volume Six: The central Mountains and Plains (1), near Murfreesboro (1), as well as the organic evolution of the school as it responded to the changing needs of its students. (1), describing the successes and failures that were realized over the years (1), and philosophy of creating learning communities through collectivism. Frank Adams is particularly successful at painting a vivid picture of the sociopolitical atmosphere under which Horton created Highlander (1), this book provides rich descriptions of the ideology (1), as well as those interested in education through social movement (1), Unearthing Seeds of Fire is a thorough historical account of Highlander Folk School and the life of its founder Myles Horton. For any involved in adult education (1), who fought in the Revolutionary War.Murfree was born on her family's cotton plantation (1), pyrotechnic. This new (1), and natural beauty in the United States and other countries.  He has been a columnist and correspondent for major newspapers and magazines and a university lecturer.  He is author of Conscience of a Conservationist: Selected Essays. (1), in found poems of the speech of his mountain neighbors. Publishers Weekly said of the earlier edition (1), This attractive landmark work reproduces the water-color paintings that Audubon made to produce the 'Birds of America' for the first time. (1), Florida (1), and Yancey. Graphically describes the religion (1), 2002 Paperback re-printing of original 1913 edition (1), Recounts the long trek of the Scotch-Irish from their adoptive Irish homeland to the mountains of southwestern North Carolina. Focuses on the Scotch-Irish who settled in the present-day North Carolina counties of Buncombe (1), “One of the most beautiful and evocative tributes to the Appalachians and its people yet published.” Blues and Roots is a fine celebration; Wiliams is a joyful ringmaster. (1), of wit and comic incongruity (1), a location later celebrated in her novel (1), and affectionately attentive. Blues and Roots focuses on the linguistic horizon of Appalachia in lyrics of wonder and light (1), and her youth was spent in both Murfreesboro and Nashville. (1), and nostrums—always curious (1), Colonel Hardy Murfree. Her father was a successful lawyer of Nashville (1), jotting down specimens of authentic American speech (1), Where the Battle was Fought and in the town named after her great-grandfather (1), much enlarged edition of Blues and Roots displays all of the above. Williams has tramped the Appalachian Trail for decades (1), This republished and slightly updated edition of the 1979 original covers the landmark struggle to save the New River from being dammed by a power company in the 1970s. The grassroots movement emphasized the river's cultural and historical value rather th (1), and their history.Michael Frome ranks among the foremost American authors on travel and conservation.  His interests are closely associated with national parks (1), Don Hernando De Soto. De Soto seeks the fabled yellow metal he calls gold (1), The Past is a strange place indeed . . . everything could have been so different so easily.Just a touch here and a tweak there . . . .MacKinlay Kantor (1), and became an American Classic overnight. Published in book form soon after (1), to the world?If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in Look magazine nearly half a century ago. It immediately inspired a deluge of letters and telegrams from astonished readers (1), to the people of the North and South (1), to Abraham Lincoln (1), shows us how the South could have won the Civil War: how two small shifts in history (as we know it) in the summer of 1863 could have turned the tide for the Confederacy. What would have happened to the Union (1), Pulitzer Price-winning author and master storyteller (1), and beauty of the Native American experience as never before."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America (1), this much requested classic is once again available for a new generation of readers (1), Robert J. Conley gives voice to the power (1), Deadwood Lighter knows he is the last hope for the Real People." "Combining a majesty of vision and unequalled historical accuracy (1), and the penalty for failure is death (1), the journey ahead seems impossible (1), he draws closer to the land of the Cherokee." "Now Deadwood Lighter stakes his life on finding a way to escape De Soto and carry back his terrible warning. Though his old bones ache (1), but his journey has turned into a merciless and murderous quest. He leaves a trail of blood and burning villages in his wake. And with each passing moon (1), Kantor's masterpiece has been unavailable for a decade. Now (1), and features a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani (1), Frome relates the story of the Great Smoky Mountains with respect and affection for the region (1), back-country settlers (1), citing recent cases such as the Tellico Dam project and the continuing pollution of the Pigeon River.  Always emphasizing our inevitable relationship with our surroundings (1), and insights to bear on "one of God's special places." He suggests alternatives to commercial overdevelopment and the destruction of the Great Smokies' flora and fauna (1), confirm the views stated in the book's original 1966 edition.The author brings his knowledge (1), along with a complement of historic and contemporary photographs (1), and land transactions surrounding the creation of the national park and discusses the continuing threats to the park's natural beauty.  Frome's recent conversations with residents (1), bears and boars.  Frome chronicles the power struggles (1), and professionals as he reviews the last quarter-century in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Frome's superbly written account tells the story of the Great Smoky Mountains and their inhabitants—Eastern Cherokee (1), a new introduction by award-winning alternate history author Harry Turtledove (1), Michael Frome continues to capture the attention and admiration of nature lovers (1), In this expanded edition of his classic Strangers in High Places (1), or they make excellent travel companions for those looking for something beyond the norm. (1), and historical details along the way. These books can be read at home (1), suggested routes (1), or cycling adventure!John F. Blair's Touring the Backroads series includes travel books that literally take readers off the beaten path to historic sites and landmarks. Each book departs the highways and thoroughfares in favor of the backroads (1), and fifteen superb illustrations by the incomparable Dan Nance.It all begins on that fateful afternoon of Tuesday (1), 1981 Re-print (1)
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