Grouping of books belonging to the Devault Family of the Devault Tavern, Washington County, Tennessee. Books include 1) Encyclopedia of Geography, Vols. II and III; 2) Murray's English Grammar, 1829; 3) Devault family Bible published by The American Bible Society, 1829; 4) Wilkin's Elements of Astronomy; and 5) Ainsworth's Dictionary of English & Latin, 1831, which contains several pencil drawn figures and male heads. Sizes range between 9-3/8" x 6-1/8" and 6-5/8" x 4-1/8". Provenance: Devault Tavern, Washington County, TN. Condition: Most in overall good condition with acceptable wear. Schoolbooks with owner's names and some scribble. Family Bible with most wear, spine detached from pages, wear and losses to cover, especially to corners.
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