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Book title Author Date Price Notes
Harvard Classics 3: Bacon Milton’s Prose Thos. Brown 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 4: Complete Poems in English John Milton 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 5: Essays and English Traits Ralph Waldo Emerson 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 6: Poems and Songs Robert Burns 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 7: Confessions of St. Augustine 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 8: Nine Greek Dramas 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 9: Letters and Treatises of Cicero and Pliny 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 10: Wealth of Nations Adam Smith 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 11: Origin of Species Charles Darwin 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 12: Plutarch’s Plutarch 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 13: Aeneid Virgil 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 14: Don Quixote Part 1 Miguel de Cervantes 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 16: The Thousand and One Nights Edward William Lane, revised by Stanley Lane-Poole 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 18: Modern English Drama 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 20: The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 22: The Odyssey Homer 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 23: Two Years Before the Mast Richard Henry Dana Jr. 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 27: English Essays 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 30: Faraday, Helmholtz, Kelvin, Newcomb, etc. 1910 $10.00
Harvard Classics 32: Literary and Philosophical Essays 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 33: Voyages and Travels 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 34: French and English Philosophers 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 36: Machiavelli, More, Luther 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 37: Locke, Berkeley, Hume 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 38: Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 39: Famous Prefaces 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 40: English Poetry part 1 Numerous 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 41: English Poetry part 2 Numerous 1909 $10.00
Harvard Classics 42: English Poetry part 3 Numerous 1909 $10.00
Constitution of the United States of America Barnes & Noble published 2005 $57.00
The Narrative of a Blockade Runner J. Wilkinson 1984 $23.00
Douglas MacArthur Michael Schaller 1989 $10.00
1000+ Patterns in 4, 6, and 8 Shadow Weaves Marian Powell 2001 $7.00
Devil Boats William B. Breuer 1987 $10.00
The Coast Watcher Eric A. Feldt 1979 $15.00
Sumter County Historical Vignettes Brenda Shiply Moulton 1970 $35.00
One Hundred and One Famous Poems Compiled by Roy J. Cook 1929 $14.00
Great Books of the Western World: Lucretius Epictetus Published by The University of Chicago 1977 $44.00
A Shropshire Lad A. E, Housman 1932 $13.00
A Journal of the Plague Year Daniel Defore 2001 $35.00 Privately printed for the members of the classics of medicine library
On Malformations of the Human Heart Thomas B. Peacock 1981 $27.00 Privately printed for the members of the classics of medicine library
Ellis’s History of the United States Volume III Edward S. Ellis, A. M. 1988 $30.00
Ellis’s History of the United States Volume IV Edward S. Ellis, A. M. 1988 $30.00
A Dictionary of the Bible F. N. & M. A. Peloubet 1884 $15.00
Idylls of the King Alfred, Lord Tennyson 1939 $20.00
St. Nicholas Vol.LII No.1 Part 1 The Century co. 1924 $27.00
St. Nicholas Vol.LII No.7 Part 2 The Century co. 1925 $27.00
St. Nicholas an Illustrated Magazine Vol. IX Part 2 Mary Mapes Dodge 1882 $25.00
St. Nicholas Illustrated Magazine Mary Mapes Dodge 1879 $29.00
Scribner’s Monthly J. G. Holland 1876 $30.00
Buried Cities Recovered F. S. DeHass 1886 $25.00
The Best from YANK the Army Weekly Franklin S. Forsberg 1945 $15.00
The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt:
The Constitution Prevails
Compiled by Samuel I. Rosenman 1937 $50.00
The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt:
The Continuing Struggle for Liberalism
Compiled by Samuel I. Rosenman 1938 $50.00
The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt:
War and Neutrality
Compiled by Samuel I. Rosenman 1939 $50.00
The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt:
War – and Aid to the Democrats
Compiled by Samuel I. Rosenman 1940 $50.00
Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of
Representatives Vol 2 Commons House of Assembly
Walter B. Edgar 1977 $35.00
Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of
Representatives Vol 3 1775-1790
N. Louise Bailey 1981 $35.00
Great Debates in American History
Foreign Relations Part 1
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Foreign Relations Part 2
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Slavery from 1790 to 1857
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
State Rights Slavery Succession
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
The Civil War
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Civil Rights Part 1
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Civil Rights Part 2
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Departments of Government
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Economic and Social Questions Part 1
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Economic and Social Questions Part 2
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Tariff and Taxation
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Finance Part 1
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
Great Debates in American History
Finance Part 2 Index
Edited by Marion Mills Miller 1913 $18.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 4 Political History
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 5 Economic History 1607-1865
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 7 History of the Intellectual Life
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 8 History of Southern Fiction
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 9 History of Southern Oratory
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 10 History of the Social Life
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The South in the Building of the Nation
Volume 11 Southern Biography
The Southern Historical
Publication Society
1909 $20.00
The Works of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, and His Life. Volume VIII: Cain; Werner; the Age of Bronze; the Island; Occasional Pieces Thomas Moore 1900 $12.60
The Works of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, and His Life. Volume IX: Don Juan Thomas Moore 1900 $12.60
The Works of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, and His Life. Volume X: Don Juan Thomas Moore 1900 $12.60
The Works of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, and His Life. Volume XI: Don Juan Thomas Moore 1900 $12.60
History of the American People-Documentary Edition in Ten Volumes Woodrow Wilson 1918 $51.86
History of the World War Francis A. March 1919 $4.20
Mellowed by Time Elizabeth O’Neil Verner 1959 $25.00 signed by author
Marbacka Selma Lagerlof 1925 $4.90
Index to the World’s Greatest Literature Compiled by an Editorial Corps of
Expert Indexers
1902 $9.66
John L. Stoddard’s Lectures John L. Stoddard 1898 $4.90
Modern Stories: The Children’s Hour Houghton, Mifflin & Company 1907 $7.00
Longfellow’s Dante 1-3 Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1895 $35.00
War and Peace I Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
War and Peace II Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
War and Peace III Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
Long Exile, Stories for Children, Walk in the Light Leo Tolstoy 1922 $30.00
Anna Karenina Vol 1 Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
Anna Karenina Vol 1I Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
What is to be Done, Life Leo Tolstoy 1922 $20.00
Longfellow’s Poetical Works Vol 3-5 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1906 $30.00
The Charioteer Mary Renault 1959 $6.30
America in Midpassage Charles A. & Mary R. Beard 1939 $5.78
Tales of a Grandfather (6 vol. set) Sir Walter Scott 80.50$ for the
whole set
Elbert Hubbard’s Scrapbook Elbert Hubbard 1923 $50.00
Doubleday’s Encyclopedia Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Elmore Bostwick (editor) 1941 10.50 per volume
The New American Cyclopedia: A Popular Dictionary of
General Knowledge Vol 1-7, 9, 10, 15-17, & 19
Edited by George Ripley
and Charles A Dana
1862 $17.50 per volume
The American Annual Cyclopedia D. Appleton & Company 1861 $17.50
The American Annual Cyclopedia D. Appleton & Company 1862 $17.50
The American Annual Cyclopedia D. Appleton & Company 1863 $17.50
The American Annual Cyclopedia D. Appleton & Company 1864 $17.50
Mother’s Encyclopedia Vol 1, 2, 5, & 6 Parent’s Magazine 1953 20.00$ per Vol
John Le Carre Unabridged Published by Avenel Books 1983
Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay Vol 1 G. Otto Trevelyan 1876 $6.30
Complete works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D (all 10 volumes) Thomas Smyth 1908 318.5
for the set
Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery William A. Smith 1856 $196.70
Les Lettres et les Arts – Tome II 1886 $36.58
Sketches of Church History Rev. James Wharey 1840 $17.50
From Manger to Throne Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage 1889 $52.50
The Library of Literary Criticism Vol 1-4 Charles Wells Moulton 1959 $6.00 per volume
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1957: A Statistical Abstract Supplement U. S. Department of Commerce 1961 $16.76
Annals of Newberry in two parts: part first John Belton O’Neall 1892 $10.50
Henry Kissinger : White House Years Henry Kissinger 1979 $86.80
Lowell’s Works I: Fireside Travels James Russell Lowell 1904 $20.00
Lowell’s Works VII: Latest Literary Essays Ect. James Russell Lowell 1904 $20.00
Lowell’s Works X: Poems II James Russell Lowell 1904 $20.00
Systematic Theology Vol II Rev. Thos. O. Summers 1888 $25.00
Watson’s Institutes Richard Watson $20.00
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Charles Dickens $50.00
A History of the University of South Carolina Edwin L. Green 1916 $37.00
The Arthur of the English Poets Howard Maynadier 1907 $15.00
The Journal of the Rev. John Wesley Vol 1-4 Edited by Ernest Rhys 1913 30.00$ for all 4
Columbia 1786 – 1936 2 Copies Edited by Helen Kohn Henning 1936 $25.00
Rose in Bloom Louisa May Alcott 1933 $20.00
The Complete Works of Thackery Vol. 1-26 William Makepeace Thackeray 1903 10.00$ per Vol.
The Complete Works of Robert Burns Vol. 1-6 Robert Burns 1909 10.00$ per Vol
or 40.00$ for set
The Chronicles of America Roosevelt Edition Vol. 5, 9, 10, 16,
19 – 26, 33 – 37, 40, 41, 43, 45, 49, 50
1918 10.00$ per book
Small Webs Maja Lundback $10.00
Great South Carolinas Helen Kohn Henning 1940 $15.00
Ralph Waldo Emerson Complete Writings Ralph Waldo Emerson 1921 $30.00
Teton Sioux Music Frances Densmore 1918 $30.00
Women of the Bible 1969 $8.50
Master of the Shoals Jim McNeil 2003 $10.00
Confederate War Poems Walter Burgwyn Jones 1959 $11.00
The Intelligent Man’s Guide to Science Vol. 1 Isaac Asimov 1960 $27.00
Translations from Chinese Arthur Waley 1941 $15.00
Back With the Tide Ellen Douglas Bellamy 2002 $6.00
The Wilmington Campaign Chris E. Fonvielle jr. 1997 $12.00
John Fiske’s Historical Writings (Vols. I, VI, VII, VII) John Fiske 1902 $11.90 per volume
Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of Representatives: 1692-1775 v. 2  Walter B. & N. Louise Bailey. Edgar 1977 $38.50
The Journal of the Commons House of Assembly November 1736-May 1745 (5 volumes) J H Easterby 1951 $24.50 per volume
The Works of Charles Dickens in 30 Volumes P.F. Collier, publisher 1900 $17.50 per volume
Vasconcelos: A Romance of the New World W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $14.00
Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces John Marshall 1926 $58.45
Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day (9 vols) 1899 $34.99
Mellichampe: A Legend of the Santee W. Gilmore Simms no date $35.00
The Scout W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $53.90
Southward Ho! A Spell of Sunshine W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $16.80
The Dramatic Works of J. B. Poquelin-Moliere Translated by Henri Van Laun Moliere 1868 $14.70 per volume
Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency (3 vols.) Duke of Saint-Simon 1901 $28.87
These Eventful Years: The Twentieth Century in the Making various 1924 $30.98
Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon Vol. 1 Madame Junot 1901 $12.59
The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey: New and Enlarged Edition David Masson 1890 $50.00
History of the American People-Documentary Edition in Ten Volumes Woodrow Wilson 1918 $69.29
The Portrait of a Lady Henry James 1978 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
Anna Karenina Tolstoy 1975 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe 1979 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
The Decameron John Boccaccio 1980 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
The Tales of Guy de Maupassant Guy de Maupassant 1977 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
Ivanhoe Walter Scott 1977 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
The Alhambra Washington Irving 1977 $15.00 Collector’s Edition bound in genuine leather Printed by Easton Press
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Collection
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson 2011 $15.00 Wood engraving prints by Barry Moser with Signature
Centipede Press. Copy 133 of 222
Hope of the Nation: Our Christian Heritage/Our American Heritage Nelson Beecher Keyes 1952 $30.00
Captain Easy: The Complete Sunday News paper Roy Crane 2010 $15.00
The Invisible Man H. G. Wells 1967 $15.00
Pygmalion and Candida George Bernard Shaw 1974 $15.00
South Carolina Ballads Reed Smith 1928 $35.00
Mr. Chairman Honoring the Life of Sen. Hugh K. Leatherman, Sr Don Kusler 2020 $20.00 8 copies