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Image for Linen Postcard Wiseman's View Overlooking Linville Gorge, Western North Carolina N.618)

Linen Postcard Wiseman's View Overlooking Linville Gorge, Western North Carolina N.618)

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Asheville, North Carolina, Asheville Post Card Company:

Seller ID: 0420

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful, color saturated scene showing a couple looking out at the vista. Postally unused with crisp paper and no writing on reverse. View more info

Image for Civil War Envelope The Rebel States South Carolina (1861)

Civil War Envelope The Rebel States South Carolina (1861)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Reigles & Co.: 1861

Seller ID: 2103

Condition: Very Good condition


Here's an ephemera item which deserve its title -- the odds of an empty envelope hanging around for over 150 years is amazing. I have never seen one before in person, but I have seen pictures. These were printed for multiple states, but this one happens to be from South Carolina. The devil carrying the flag, the bold letters spelling The Rebel States, and the pastel color were used for all. What differentiates them is the state's particular seal in front of the devil. The envelope is closed, but there is nothing in it. It measures 3" tall by 5-1/2" wide. It will arrive in a brand new plastic... View more info

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Moravian Decorative Arts in North Carolina: An Introduction to the Old Salem Collection

By: Bivins, J. Jr.; Welschimer, Paula

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Old Salem Incorporated: 1981

Seller ID: 2866

Condition: Very good condition


I was not aware of the strong Moravian influence in North Carolina until I got this booklet. If you love furniture, pottery, textiles, metalwork, prints and painting this one's very interesting with a substanial text and numnerous photos in both color and black and white. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x11" and has 111 pages. There are no names or writing and no defects of note ssave a small discorloration to upper front corner from an old price sticker. View more info

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The Thomas Wolfe Review: 1929-89 Look Homeward, Angel at Sixty, 1989

By: John S. Phillipson (editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron: 1989

Edition: Volume 13, No. 2, Fall

Seller ID: 4755

Condition: Fine condition


This periodical has been around a long time and yet the reader finds something new very time. The journal is crisp and clean and appears like brand new. There are 12 articles of which are these: Narrative Distance in Look Homeward, Angel, Deconstructive Approach to Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward, Angel; Look Homeward's Helen; Portrait of Conflict; The House That Wolfe Built; and Memories of Madeleine Boyd. There are a few photos, one especially about Wolfe's house. View more info

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A Young Person's Guide Biltmore Estate

By: Laur Daly and Cathleen Baldwin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Asheville, North Carolina, The Biltmore Company: 1996

Seller ID: 4727

Condition: Fine cndition


What a fun find -- a guide to the Biltmore Estate for kids. Beautiful color photos, plus drawings which can be colored with crayons or markers. There are also activities to be found in the 48 pages.The Biltmore Estate was the home of George Washigton Vanderbilt; Edith Vanderbilt, his wife; and Cornelia Vanderbilt, his daughter. Among the usual, but extremely beautiful rooms are the winter garden,the tapestry gallery,the Halloween Room;and the Bowling Alley which was installed in 1895. There are also things to be seen outside -- a winery, the horse stable, farming and forestry, and Biltmore In... View more info