Category: Kentucky, biography

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 53

CORA WILSON STEWART AND KENTUCKY'S MOONLIGHT SCHOOLS: FIGHTING FOR LITERACY IN AMERICA

By: Baldwin, Yvonne Honeycutt

Price: $22.85

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 303981

ISBN: 081312378X

Condition: New


248 pp; An excellent book, new, purchased directly from the publisher. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

ROBERT PENN WARREN, THE DARK AND BLOODY GROUND

By: Casper, Leonard

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press: 1960

Seller ID: 13048

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


212 pp; Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down and inked name on ffep, ca. 30 pages have underlined text and/or margin marks, board corners are beginning to mildly fray, ep's faintly toned, DJ is slightly chipped and edgeworn with darkening to the spine, else a good copy, sound binding. DJ protected in a clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

HEROES, PLAIN FOLKS, AND SKUNKS, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HAPPY CHANDLER (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Chandler, Happy and Trimble, Vance

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Bonus Books: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 64140

ISBN: 0933893744

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


317 pp; Author signed by (A. B. Chandler) presentation copy dated 1989. Very nice and attractive copy. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books.; Signed by Author View more info

THREE KENTUCKY ARTISTS: HART, PRICE, TROYE (KENTUCKY BICENTENNIAL BOOKSHELF)

By: Coleman, John Winston

Price: $9.50

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 1975

Seller ID: 78012

ISBN: 0813102022

Condition: Good+


76 pp; Ex-library with usual marks. Boards are heavily scuffed, front inner hinge is a little weak but binding is tight, contents are clean. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

THREE KENTUCKY ARTISTS: HART, PRICE, TROYE (KENTUCKY BICENTENNIAL BOOKSHELF)

By: Coleman, John Winston

Price: $21.85

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: 1975

Seller ID: 94399

ISBN: 0813102022

Condition: New


76 pp; Excellent book. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

HISTORY OF KENTUCKY

By: Collins, Lewis and Richard H.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Louisville, Ky, Richard H. Collins: 1877

Seller ID: 67825

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in full calf leather. Missing map. Spine lsightly sun faded; frontispiece and title page have been repaired with tape along the edges, top of spine has 2 short ink marks, boards & spine lightly scratched & scuffed in spots, else a very good copy, text clean, binding tight. 912 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

KENTUCKY'S THOMAS D. CLARK

By: Cunningham, Bill

Price: $9.85

Publisher: Kuttawa, KY, McClanahan Publishing House: 1987

Seller ID: 77013

ISBN: 0913383066

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


178 pp; Very minor edge wear and soiling on DJ, otherwise like new. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Journal for Lalie: Living Through Prostate Cancer (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Dick, David B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Kentucky, Plum Lick Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 69872

ISBN: 0975503723

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Signed by author. A beautiful, clean, tight, and unmarked copy. 331 p.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

FIRST WHITE MAN OF THE WEST, OR THE LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF COL. DANIEL BOONE, THE FIRST SETTLER OF KENTUCKY: INTERSPERSED WITH INCIDENTS IN THE EARLY ANNALS OF THE COUNTRY

By: Flint, Timothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Applegate & Co.: 1854

Seller ID: 92500

Condition: Fair


252 pp; Boards and spine are worn and scuffed, pages have some edge wear and foxing. One illustration is torn, facing page is missing small strip from the bottom. Binding is cocked but pages are secure, previous owner's name on front pastedown and endpage. View more info

COAL MINERS' WIVES

By: Giesen, Carol A. B.

Price: $7.85

Publisher: Lexington, University of KY Press: 1995

Seller ID: 11794

ISBN: 0813108454

Condition: Fine+


170 pp; Very faint shelf wear to wraps, else like new. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Collection of memories, or a Thousand Things That Don't Work (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Grosser, Raymond D. And Renee J.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Eubank, KY, Published By Author: 1989

Seller ID: 67545

ISBN: 0962416002

Condition: Fine


Signed author presentation. An attractive copy in tight binding. 225 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Who's Who in Kentucky

By: Historical Records Association

Price: $20.75

Publisher: Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Historical Records Association: 1955

Seller ID: 70453

Condition: Very Good+


378 pp; Faux leather binding, Stamped decorative and pictorial cover. Previous owner's name stamp ffep; light edgewear, usual foxing on half title page; else interior & text clean tight & unmarked, a very attractive copy. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Memoirs : Dr. Winthrop Hartly Hopson (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Hopson, Ella Lord

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Standard Publishing Company: 1887

Seller ID: 70399

Condition: Very Good


Author signed, inscribed to previous owner on FFEP, author signature on next EP; boards and spine have mild edgewear, scuffing & very faint spotting, front hinge cracked but still secure, else contents very clean, binding tight. A nice copy. 239 pp. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky: Embracing Biographies of Many of the Prominent Men and Families of the State

By: John M. Gresham Co.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, John M. Gresham Co.: 1896

Seller ID: 82386

Condition: Good+


631 pp; Full leather with raised bands on spine, gilt decorative endpapers, all edges gilt, and gilt lettering on front and spine. Boards are edgeworn with 3-4in tears in leather at outer hinges; light scuffing on rear; 1in stain at bottom front near hinge, 2in stain at rear bottom hinge; light foxing around plates; p368 cracked with signature loose, cracked at pastedowns with hinges loose. Still, book is unmarked and includes index, BW portraits, and hundreds of biographies of important early Kentuckians.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Book... View more info

HISTORY OF KENTUCKY AND KENTUCKIANS: THE LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN IN COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND MODERN ACTIVITIES (3 VOLUMES)

By: Johnson, E. Polk

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Lewis Publishing Co: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 80082

Condition: Very Good-


Complete three volume set. Volume one front hinge has a 4 inch crack, still holding firm. All other hinges on all volumes are complete and strong. Some edge wear but a nice tight clean and attractive set. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

CHECKERED LIFE

By: Joyce, John A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: S. P. Rounds, Jr.: 1883

Seller ID: 90690

Condition: Fair


318 pp; Boards are heavily scuffed, faded and edge worn. Remnants of bookplates on front pastedown, front endpage is missing a few small pieces at the top edge and has previous owner's inscription. Binding has a few weak spots but pages are all secure. A good reading copy. View more info

HARLAN HUBBARD JOURNALS, 1929-1944

By: Kohler, Vincent and Ward, David F. (Ed. )

Price: $47.85

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1987

Seller ID: 72772

ISBN: 0813116163

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


202 pp; Slight foxing to top page edges; otherwise, in pristine condition; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

NOTABLE MEN OF KENTUCKY AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY (1901-1902)

By: Labree, Ben (Ed. )

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Geo. G. Fetter Printing Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 79800

ISBN: 1297770129

Condition: Very Good-


228 pp; Boards and spine are slightly soiled and edge worn; inner hinges are cracked but binding is still secure. Previous owner's note on inside front pastedown, minor foxing on endpages. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

Mary Austin Holley : A Biography (AUTHOR SIGNED)

By: Lee, Rebecca Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1962

Seller ID: 69518

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


No. 2 in Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation series, author signed on title page; DJ has some edgewear, esp at spine head, sm closed tear at top edge of front panel; spine cloth has faint soil, contents very clean, binding tight. A very attractive copy. 447 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info

SKETCHES OF WESTERN ADVENTURE: CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE MOST INTERESTING INCIDENTS CONNECTED WITH THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST, FROM 1755 TO 1794: TOGETHER WITH AN APPENDIX

By: M'Clung, John A.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Maysville, KY, L. Collins: 1832

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 68316

Condition: Very Good+


True first edition, published in 1832. Rebound; 6 pages in the back are photocopied replacements. Pages are toned and foxed. Coleman 2221; Jilson, Rare KY pg. 89; Howes M46aa; Sabin 43052; Thomson 745; Vaughan 191. 360 pp.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. View more info