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3 books including South Carolina, Mississippi, and Christian County, Kentucky interest. 1st item: HISTORIC HOUSES OF SOUTH CAROLINA, First Edition, by Harriette Kershaw Leiding, published by J. B. Lippencott, Philadelphia and London, 1921. Hardcover octavo, 318 deckled-edged pages with photographic frontispiece with tissue paper guard, additional illustrations, and index, hardbound in pictorial light brown publisher's cloth with black lettering to front cover and spine. 9 3/4" H x 6 3/4" W x 2 1/4" D. 2nd item: MISSISSIPPI, AS A PROVINCE, TERRITORY AND STATE, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES OF EMINENT CITIZENS, Vol. I, J. F. H. Claiborne, published and printed by Power and Barksdale, Jackson, 1880. Hardcover octavo, 545 pages with steel engraved frontispiece of Governor William Charles Cole Claiborne (c. 1773/75-1817), the first non-colonial governor of Louisiana, hardbound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled-paper sides, gilt lettering to spine, five raised hubs, marbled endpapers and pastedowns. 9" H x 6 1/4" W x 1 3/4" D. 3rd item: A HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN COUNTY KENTUCKY FROM OXCART TO AIRPLANE, by Charles Mayfield Meacham, printed by Marshall and Bruce, Company, Nashville, 1930. Hardcover octavo, 695 pages including photographic frontispiece and index, hardbound in dark green publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Ex Libris plate to front pastedown. 9 3/4" H x 7" W x 2" D.
PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.
CONDITION: Covers with general wear, staining, sunning, rubbing, to be expected from age, corners bumped. Pages with varying dgrees of toning, foxing spots, general handling wear, pencil inscriptions from previous owners. 1st item: Both pastedowns with tears near spine, largest 9".