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.
Franklin: Hillsboro Press, 2002. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off-white spine with burgundy text; Dust jacket has slight wear such as slightly sunned spine, with otherwise unmarked exterior; Cloth has slight shelf wear with otherwise strong and clean panels; Text block shows very slight shelf wear on exterior edges, with otherwise clean pages with tight binding; pp 210. Signed by author.
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.
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.
New York: Columbia University, 1922. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print (original in wraps; contemporary rebinding), some spotting, bumps to lower outside corners, and bottom edges, wear to spine tail; Textblock clean and tight but for owner inscription in ink on front endpaper, ink marking on rear endpaper; 239 pages, 1 leaf of plates, illustrated, graphs.
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.
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.
New York: Random House, 1994. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green and gold with tan print; DJ clean and bright, half covered by added DJ promoting movie tie-in with a slight tear to spine; Boards in black paper and black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight, author's inscription on half-title page; 388 pages.
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: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. Octavo; First Printing; VG-/VG; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black paper with gold print, slight smudge on front and on back, slight wear to spine caps, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has library stamp on top edge, front endpapers, and title page, catalog card pasted onto front endpaper, corner crease on page 3 otherwise text is clean and tight; xii, 452 page, illustrated.
New York: William Morrow & Co. 1959. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with black text; 2 volumes; Slipcase has shelf wear such as cracking tail edge, sunned & spotted exterior, tears at tail spine edge, and exterior edges are fraying with small tears; Cloths are covered with mylar and have slight smudges & scratches on exteriors with some vertical creasing along spines, and lightly sunned spines, 'as is', but panels are intact and strong; Text blocks have slightly age toned exterior edges and some underlining and margin markings in both volumes with tight bindings & deckled fore edges; pp 1133. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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.
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1980. first. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Dark red spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear; Price clipped front flap; Cloth has very slight shelf wear, some light spotting at tail edge with otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight shelf wear on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 257. Inscribed.
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.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1968. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine tan with black print; DJ in mylar, age-toned spine, pencil mark on back, slight smudging, spotting; Boards in black cloth with gold print, bumped upper right corner otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight but for pen mark on rear endpaper; xii, 195 pages.
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**.
Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1965. Octavo; G+/G; Red spine with yellow text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some wear on exterior with light foxing on rear and inside flaps as well as inside on tail edge, otherwise intact; Cloth is lightly sunned with slight spotting on exterior with strong and intact panels; Text block's exterior has light wear & light foxing due to handling & age but has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 436.
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: Dial Press, Inc. 1950. first edition. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Tan spine with blue text; Cloth has moderately sunned spine with slight wear on front & back panels which have minor rubbing at corners and otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 271.