St. Louis, MO: author, 1904. first edition. Oblong octavo in burgundy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; boards with some soiling and discoloration; strong binding; paper slightly faded; dusty edges; contains 286 pages of full size photographs, with frontispiece in color; in good condition; shelved under Review Table or Alcove.
Southern United States
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Light green spine with white text; Boards have sunned spine, lightly rubbed exterior, edges and corners, otherwise the panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, deckled fore edge, and shadow toning on pastedowns & end papers, and part of DJ taped to front pastedown, ex-library with pouches on rear pastedown with stamp on pp 17, slight pencil toward front, and front pastedown is cracking slightly from binding at hinge, but otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 545. Fold out map insert in rear pouch.
Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 2006. First Edition. very thick Qto. VG/VG. wide glossy photo in shades of blue/purple and green illustrate the spine and extend panoramically jacket-wide. large white main title in capitals between smaller authors and publisher. thick dark navy cloth HB, with stamped thick gold titling. adjacent front panel has dent to upper edge. unmarked khaki fep/ffep. initial sheets to page 200 are thumbed lightly. the remainder of textblock is arranged in two columns an illustrated compendium, complete in 1823 pp. interior and exterior quality is clear and excellent, with thick mark-free outer edges. ISBN#1572334568.
Charlottesville, WV: University Press of Virginia, 1999. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. brown/white pictorial DJ, jacket rear, spine and front are widely illustrated, with DJ spine tilting in small white and red characters. black clothbound HC with a touch of wear, gilt-stamped titling, adjacent boards are thick and sturdy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, lightly read interior is free of marks. head, fore-edge and tail are smoothly clear. 275 pp. ISBN# 0813918847.
Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1996. First. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine, red/yellow/white text; jacket has rubbing on back, faint staining on spine, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, minor wear along bottom edges; textblock has gift inscription on front endpaper, staining around edges on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 390; inscribed by author on half title page.
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. December 1930. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG-/G+. heavily abraded, toning and moisture marked remnant of DJ strip that extends from head to just past mid-spine with 2" tail segment missing. DJ strip is separated from toned jacket front, illustrated with colorful crests and the jacket rear, a mottled ivory field for bright pink characters. DJ as is, all under clear protective cover. simple green clothbound HB, stamped titles in black. heavily foxed spine, exterior boards, endpapers and hinges, half-title sheet, frontispiece and title page, gutter fully cracked and binding is visible just before title page. skimmed, soft ivory stock. no writing, with b/w photos and images on semi-glossy ivory stock. few gray marks to head-edge, else edges appear a toned ivory. 455 pp.
Chevy Chase, Md: Posterity Press, 1999. INSCRIBED. Octavo; vg+/none; blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; front board, emblazoned with heraldic crest; endpapers, Wilson-Lowry Family Tree; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, title-page [name of recipient previously blackened]; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 299 pp.; photos and drawings; binding shaken; else very good.
Waco: Heritage Society of Waco, 1955. Thin Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Off-white spine w/o text; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with minimal shelf wear just slight rubbing, otherwise has clean, sturdy panels; Text block is slightly age toned with previous owners' names on front pastedown and end paper, otherwise pages are clean and intact.
Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 2009. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. cream ivory DJ spine with large dark brown capitals between light brown author and black publisher icon at tail. half-pictorial in natural colors upon jacket front and half-patterned in brown/tan combination; large title in brown capitals upon ivory band between them. black clothbound HB with copper stamped titling, adjacent boards are a simple brown, neat ends and corners. clear textblock includes fold out family-tree and an image gallery on bright white, glossy stock following page 128. like new condition, volume form excellent. 222 pp. ISBN# 9781556527951.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930. Octavo; good-/no dust jacket; green cloth spine with faded text; boards, shelf wear, bumping; small tears along the spine; spotting to front board; age-toning to spine and rear board; text block, clean; edges, browned; illus.: B/W sketches; 348pp. --Ex Library markings (Takoma Branch, Washington, DC Public Library); else good.
Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1987. US Printing. thick 8vo. VG/VG light shades of watercolor, blue/green, yellow and pink stripe the DJ spine, titling in black and author in dark blue. jacket front is an extension of the spine design, full titling in upper right corner. toning to wide inner flaps. tan clothboumnd HB with stamped black titles, and a peach beige cloth covers both adjacent panels, trim corners and above average shape. light tan fep/ffep. solidly bound, voluminous, and gently read interior has no marks or writing and features maps and figures as illustrations. thick unblemished outer edges. 673 pp. ISBN# 0820308978.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA: The Christopher Publishing House, 1966. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. stout red DJ spine with large bold title, white but yellowed from exposure. front panel has centered white title and author. rear ivory panel is a clear and filled with red text. a very neat volume DJ with slight chip to upper left corner, else minimal shelfwear and untouched ivory inner flaps. stout red clothbound volume, stamped deeply in solid uppercase gold uppercase lettering. front board has thin incised border, title and full author centered beneath upper edge. ink previous owner and address in upper left corner. lightly flipped through, no discoloration to the evenly hued white textblock. like new appearance to the edges: ivory, smooth and blemish-free. 201 pp.
Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; White spine with blue text; Dust jacket has mylar covering with slightly sunned exterior; Boards have minor edge wear, otherwise have intact, clean and strong panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, overall pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 206.
Richmond: The William Byrd Press, Inc. 1930. 8vo., 337pp.; VG-; bound in maroon cloth, spine maroon with faded gilt lettering, bright gilt lettering on front board; small stains to spine, mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; inscription on front pastedown; ffep slight loose at gutter; sections uncut; interior clean; fore and lower edges of text block deckled; contains a list of 17th century physicians, appendix of John Banister's catalogue of seventeenth century Virginia plants, and an index in rear; shelved colonial history or Virginia.
Georgia: Mercer, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with dark blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toned spine, closed tear on front bottom edge; Boards have minor white staining on bottom edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by author on front end paper, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 239.
Morgantown, WV: The Acme Publishing Company, 1910. Quarto: G-/no-DJ: Navy blue spine with gold text: Boards have general shelfwear, rubbing in multiple spots including on spine, some soiling, curling and fraying of corners, boards have begun to separate from textblock at joints, sticker on spine: Textblock has darkened with age, ex library with former library stamps on head and tail edges, front free page has name of previous owner and imprinted bookplate, all pages have age toning and foxing along perimeter: 481 pp.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with white lettering; Jacket has some general wear to the edges and the corners; Boards and binding are strong; Text block is bright and clean; 58 pages. NOTE: Book has been inscribed by the author. Inscription reads "To my good friend (Alponse Smith?) with cordial regards, Cleanth"
Baton Rouge, LA: Lousiana State University Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red and black text; DJ has some stains on the back, minor edgewear, small closed tears on the bottom edge of front cover; Boards strong, corners sharp, very minor stain near the top of front pastedown, some edgewear around tail; Text block very clean, 438 pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, cream spine with pictorial surrounded by gray text; dj [protective cover], light shelf wear; HB, orange spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris name plate, front pastedown; text block, clean; --An anthology of the author's of Novels, Short Stories and Poetry. ---SIGNED by Mr. Chappell on the title page.
Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1991. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG+. very glossy black DJ spine with large white title between tiny white author and publisher. jacket front background gray/black with large plum square, white characters centered and stacked title and author. DJ in outstanding shape, over charcoal clothbound HB, spine titling stamped in silver. 8 title illustrations. black remainder mark on head-edge, bright ivory copy with unblemished sides otherwise. 365 pp. ISBN# 0872497666.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. First Book Club Edition. 8vo., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, tan and blue lettering to spine; general wear/mild age-toning to covers, "CONROY" in tan lettering to spine faded yet legible; chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; chipping with slight material loss to corners, creasing to fore-edges of covers; "Book Club Edition" stated to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, white lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild wear to boards; age-toning/scattered foxing to text-block, beveled fore-edge; shelved Case 5.
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1981. First Edition Thus. 12mo., 254pp., VG-; softcover, spine white with black lettering, pictorial front cover; general shelfwear, cocking and creasing to spine (lettering affected yet legible), slight material loss to head of spine, age-toning to text-block and interior, small brown age spot to top of text-block; SIGNED by Conroy to title page; Conroy's first book written on Lt. Colonel Thomas "The Boo" Courvoisie, Commandant of Cadets at the Citadel, who was considered a friend and father figure by Conroy and his peers while attending the Military College of South Carolina; covers protected by plastic covering; shelved Case 5 or Window.
Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee Press, 1978. US Printing. 8vo(s). VG/- no DJ. Three volume set in neat slipcase, black/brown with textured grain. light brown cloth HB spines, each with matching ellipse in dark brown, silver framed and stamped with the author, title, publisher and larger volume indicator stamped directly beneath. all three volumes have strong binding, neat ivory textblock and 24 b/w titled illustrations listed. illustrated content for the whole set is listed in volume one after its table of contents. shared pagination, Vol One: 488 pp, Vol Two: pp. 489-1112, Vol Three : 1113- 1810 pp. sturdy panels, textblock and edges unblemished. in excellent shape, perused and like new in a strong slipcase. ISBN# 0870492101.
New York: Scribners, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Cream spine with red text; DJ has light discoloration around edges/edgewear; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine and corners, few marks on rear board; Textblock shows stain on upper fore edge, small spots on exterior head, interior clean; 325pp.
New Orleans: Christian Woman's Exchange, 1980. First edition. Quarto, 98pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ---Spine is white with black text. Light bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased in a protective mylar covering. Light edge-wear to head of dust jacket spine. Small area of sticker residue to back panel of dust jacket. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy.
Jackosn, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1992. US printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black wraps glossy spine with white author and publisher, with yellow titling. light rubbing and superficial panel wear to softcovers. several highlighted sentences. as is. a touch thumbed. 204 pp. ISBN# 0878055819.
New York: Anchor Books, 1991. First Edition. *Indicative of all 4 volumes* Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine black w/with txt, Vol.1 &4 have yellow circle, Vol.2 has light blue, Vol.3 light green; creasing at joints, creased spines, minor shelf wear; covers firm and clean, minute curling from age; binding strong; pages good: very little wear, some discoloration from aging, in very good condition. Vol.1: 692pp; Vol.2: 756pp; Vol.3: 751pp; Vol.4: 564pp **overweight: requires additional postage for expedited/international orders**.
Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2000. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. white glossy wraps spine with black tilting beneath small blue pictorial segment near white head of spine. trade paperback cover fully pictorial, curling lightly. textblock gently flipped through with 4 maps and 27 b/w photographic illustrations. softly handled, neatly aligned and clear sheets. 226 pp. ISBN# 0813190630.
Rahway, NJ: Harrrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 480 pp., VG-/G+; orange border to blue pictorial DJ, orange (faded) and navy blue lettering to spine; wear to covers, closed tears to edges of DJ; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers; 1/2" closed tear to top edge of front cover, closed tear with chipping to top edge of back cover; 1" tear to top of fore-edge between front cover and front flap, with another slighter smaller closed tear towards middle of said fore-edge; 1" tear to top of fore-edge between back cover and back flap, flap remains firmly attached to DJ; First Edition, First State DJ: price uncut "2.50" to front flap; Kay Boyle the first author advertised to back cover; light brown cloth boards, navy blue lettering to spine, orange lettering to front board; cocking to spine, slight cocking to boards, boards slightly shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; vertical creasing to spine; mild wear to boards (e.g., slight age-toning to top edges of boards); mild staining/wear to red top, stippled fore-edge, age-toning/wear to text-block; pictorial title page; First Edition, First Printing: published October 1951, "FIRST PRINTING" stated to copyright page; "Jefferson" rather than "Mottsville" to p. 340, l. 1; shelved Case 2.
Baton Rouge: Beauregard Press, 76-062744. First limited edition (#1576 of 3300 copies); signed. Folio in ivory cloth hardcovers with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; DJ shows some shelf wear protected by brodart; boards with slight foxing; ex-libris plate on ffep; photos on glossy paper; pp. 128; shelved in Extra-Tall Books endcap.
Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light stone gray DJ spine with small red author, black and khaki titliing to mid-spine and smaller khaki publisher at tail. jacket front split between white and gray with enlarged titling. minimal jacket edgewear, under clear protective cover. medium red clothbound HB with gold stamped type, its adjacent boards are neatly cornered. dark brown endpages, textblock a mild ivory, no marks or writing within, and 25 illustrations. smooth ivory edges. excellent inside and out. 254 pp. ISBN# 0807827746.
Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Co. 1826. First edition. Tall octavo in dark brown 3/4 hardcovers; condition: Good; boards show some shelf wear and fraying around edges and spine; front and back gutters loosening but not affecting binding; penciled inscription on ffep; inside boards soiling and foxed; paper discolored with some offsetting; text clean; pp. 395; shelved in Case # 1.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1841. first edition. Thick quarto in dark brown embossed leather with gilt on cover and on embossed spine; Good+; strong boards with moderate soiling around edges; gold and green decorated flaps; ffeps inscribed with various signatures and discolored; paper discolored particularly back of portraits; some pages have a long tear; external edges sunned; text clean; pp. 511; shelved in room 12.