Four (4) Tennessee history, furniture, and early material culture-related books. 1st item: THE ART AND MYSTERY OF TENNESSEE FURNITURE AND ITS MAKERS THROUGH 1850, by Nathan Harsh and Derita Coleman Williams, published by the Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville, 1988. Octavo, 344 pages with photographic illustrations, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt blind stamp to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers. Includes original dust jacket. 11 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W. 2nd item: HISTORY OF TENNESSEE, East Tennessee edition, illustrated, published by The Goodspeed Publishing Company, Nashville and Chicago, 1889. Octavo, 1317 pages, 41 illustrations, hardbound in three-quarter dark red leather with grey cloth sides, with gilt blind stamp to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, floral endpapers. Covers wrapped in brown paper. 10 1/4" H x 7 1/4" W x 4 1/4" D.3rd item: THE ANTIQUITIES OF TENNESSEE AND THE ADJACENT STATES, Second Edition, by Gates P. Thruston, published by The Robert Clarke Company, Cincinnati, 1897. Octavo, 369 pages with black and white illustrations,hardbound in green cloth with gilt blindstamp to front cover and gilt lettering to spine, floral endpapers. 10" H x 7 1/4" W x 1 1/4" D. 4th item: HISTORY OF TENNESSEE, ITS INSTITUTIONS AND ITS PEOPLE, by William Robertson Garret and Albert Virgil Goodpasture, Brandon Printing Company, Nashville, 1900. Octavo, 351 pages with black and white illustrations, hardound in grey cloth boards with blind stamped covers and black lettering to spine. 8 3/4" H x 6 1/2" W x 1" D. Provenance: Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph F. Taylor, Morristown, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. Tears, largest 5/8", to cornersof dust jacket. 2nd item: Bumped corners, wear to covers and spine. Pages almost completely separated from spine. Pages with tears, toning, foxing sports, acid burn, ink and pencil inscriptions, etc. All illustrations collatedexcept for frontispiece map (missing). Pages 427, 428, 425, and 426 are out of order. 3rd item: Bumped corners, wear to covers and spine. Toning, foxing spots, to pages. Front end paper and frontispiece, pages 215-218 separated from spine. Old scotch tape repair to front endpaper. 4th item: Slightly bumped corners, wear to covers and spine. Toning to pages.
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