Charlotte: Ray Printing, 1908. Portrait. 513pp. 8vo, brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped, foxing to first two and last two pages, including title page. Charlotte: Ray Printing, 1908. First Edition. Reflections by a physician who lived in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The author writes of his experiences in Mecklenburg County during the Reconstruction period and after. He places the most emphasis on politics and local interests and not on his medical practice.
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New York: Asher & Adams, 1873. Map. Lithograph original hand coloring. Image measures 16 x 22.5". This 1873 map depicts the states of North Carolina and South Carolina with special focus on the developing railway systems of the two states. An inset in the bottom left features the western portion of North Carolina. Counties are hand colored and railway lines are labeled. City and town names occur as well as stops along the routes. Rivers, capes, islands and other topographic...
Gastonia: Southern Combed Yarn Spinners, 1939. More than 70 black & white photographs. 112pp., thin 4to, green cloth; spine lightly faded; minor spotting to the half title. Gastonia: The Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association, 1939. A near fine copy. Presentation copy signed by Barnwell on the title page.
Boston: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1836. Map. Engraving with original hand outline coloring. Image measures 7.75" x 10". Nice map of Georgia and the Carolinas divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and railroads. Light scattered foxing. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
William M. Bradley & Brother, 1886. Map. Lithograph. 13.25" x 15". Shows two small tears at left edge, one of which extends to neat-line. In very good condition. A beautiful, clear map of the Carolinas showing counties, major routes, towns, and waterways. Includes insets of Charleston Harbor and a town plan of Charleston.
1886. Partly-printed DS signed as President, April 26, 1886, 14.75" x 15", appointing Alexander B. Andrews of Raleigh, NC "A Commissioner to report upon forty miles of railroad constructed by the Northern Pacific Railroad Company ... in the Washington Territory". [This appointment coincided with an expansion project by the Railroad in which a total of 46 miles of new track was laid in the Washington Territory (1886).] Countersigned by Secretary of the Interior and future Associate Justice of the Supreme...