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Ambrose Barbour and his Idleberg Papers (Boz and Idleberg)

By: Barbour, Ambrose; John Wilson Townsend

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Bluegrass Bookshop: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 182346

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


152 pp; Limited 200 signed copies, red cloth a touch soiled, cloth on front board has some bubles, still a nice tight copy, sun faded spine; Signed by Author View more info

Kentuckians in History and Literature

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Neale Publishing Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 182350

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


189 pp; Author signed presentation with previous owners name, very nice and attractive book; Signed by Author View more info

KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, 2 VOLS 1784-1912

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $34.85

Publisher: Berea, KY, Kentucke Imprints: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30198

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Reprint of the Original that was published in 1913 by The Torch Press. 2 vols. Not published in just jackets; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

DISCUSSION REPRINTED FROM THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, FOR THE YEAR 1910-1911

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1911

Seller ID: 57566

Condition: Very Good-


3 pp; Pamphlet. Was once bent down middle, light overall shelf wear. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

TRANSYLVANIAN, FEBRUARY 1910 (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lexington, 1910

Seller ID: 57579

Condition: Very Good+


Pamphlet. Signed and dated by author on front cover. Overall light toning and soiling around edges, spine. Prev owner's name on front cover in pencil. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

TRANSYLVANIAN, NOVEMBER 1911 VOL. XX NO. 2 (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lexington,

Seller ID: 57580

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet. Contains article "In praise of Dewitt Miller" by John Wilson Townsend, cover and inside article signed and dated by Townsend, cover is presentation signature. Overall moderate toning on wraps, shelf wear on edges and spine. Ink stain and water stain on back wraps, little bit of ink on front wrap. Binding still good, pages toned but clean. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

WILLARD ROUSE JILLSON. A Biographical Appreciation.

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 182774

Condition: Fine


17 pp; Very nice book View more info

Life Of James Francis Leonard: The First Practical Sound Reader Of The Morse Alphabet (Filson Club Publications No. 24)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, John P. Morton and Company: 1909

Seller ID: 63039

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Filson Club Publications No. 24; ex-lib with spine label, few stamps, rear card pocket; boards worn, esp at corners and spine, else contents generally clean and sound. 85 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS 1784-1912 (2 Vol Set) (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Torch Press: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 71631

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


350 per vol. pp; Author signed on ffep presented to previous owner, 2 vol set, limited to 1000 sets, this set is # 227. Both volumes have edge wear, esp at corners, with faint foxing to select page margins. Front hinge of vol I is cracked and barely hanging on, rear hinge also cracked but secure. Hinges of vol II are very slightly cracked but still very secure. Else bindings are sound, text clean, a good set. 1st Edition; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excel... View more info

Richard Hickman Menefee

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Neale Publishing Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 73071

Condition: Very Good


Top edge gilt. Light edgewear & soiling to boards, minor dampstains on spine and rear board, else interior and text still wonderfully clean and unmarked, a great solid copy, 320p plus index.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS 1784-1912 (2 Vol Set)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Torch Press: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 71630

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


350 per vol. pp; 2 vol set, limited to 1000 sets, this set is # 898. Both volumes have edge wear, esp at corners, previous owners name in both vols on paste-downs, vol II with some pencil markings/ underlining, else is good. Vol 1 is slightly water damaged; pages have faint stains along lower edge, & rear board is also stained, front and rear hinge of vol I cracked but still secure. Both bindings are sound, still a very usable set. 1st Edition. ; Always Delivery Confirma... View more info

KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS 1784 - 1912 (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Torch Press: 1913

Seller ID: 790870

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set, #391 of limited run of 1000. Some edge wear and soiling on boards. Bindings are tight, interior is clean. An attractive set. View more info

James Lane Allen: A Personal Note

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Courier-Journal: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 400276

Condition: Very Good


158 pp; 1st edition, limited to 200 copies. Covers show light shelf wear, bumped corners and a few very faint smudge. Hinges in good shape, text block split but still sewn intact with binding, paper lightly age toned and clean with a deckled edge. View more info

THREE KENTUCKY GENTLEMEN OF THE OLD ORDER (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frankfort, KY, Roberts Printing Company: 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 91944

Condition: Very Good


51 pp; Author signed on ffep. Board and spine corners are beginning to very lightly fray, rear end page has a spot of soiling, else an attractive copy, binding is tight, text is clean. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.; Signed by Author View more info

Ambrose Barbour and His Idleberg Papers (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Townsend, John Wilson (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Bluegrass Bookshop: 1951

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 65872

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Limited edition of 200 copies, signed by author. Also has author dedication on ffep. Boards and spine are spotted and slightly edge worn. Minor toning; front inner hinge is a little weak but binding is tight. 152 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS 1784-1912, 1913 - 1974, 3 VOLS.

By: Townsend, John Wilson; Dorothy Townsend

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berea, KY, Kentucky Imprints: 1974

Seller ID: 83681

Condition: Very Good+


Volumes 1 and 2 are reprints of the 1913 edition while volume 3 was published in 1976 by Dorothy Townsend to bring the set up to date. All in matching volumes. An attractive set. Toned foreges and volume 3 has minor spotting; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY: MOTHER OF GOVERNORS, KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SERIES

By: Townsend, John Wilson; Morton, Jennie C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfort, KY, Kentucky State Historical Society: 1910

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 71600

Condition: Very Good


Hand numbered 30 of 300 copies. Light cover edgewear with very minor scuff & soil spots, front & spine rubbed, corners bumped, light spine head & foot fraying, light foxing on obverse of half title pg & recto of frontis, else interior wonderfully clean & unmarked, a great copy containing short biographical sketches of more than 100 Kentuckians who have served as governors, 50p. Coleman #766.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To P... View more info

LIFE OF JAMES FRANCIS LEONARD & BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF COLONEL JOSEPH CROCKETT

By: Townsend, John Wilson; Price Samuel W.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Filson Club: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 60824

Condition: Fine+


Excellent copy, uncut pages ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Life Of James Francis Leonard (with Biographical Sketch Of Colonel Joseph Crockett)

By: Townsend, John Wilson; Price, Samuel W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, John P. Morton and Company: 1909

Seller ID: 63040

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Townsend's "Life of JF Leonard" bound in one volume with Price's "Sketch Of Colonel Joseph Crockett;" Filson Club publications; light general wear to boards, contents clean, sound .; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info