Rare Books for Sale

We have a selection of rare and esoteric books available for purchase. Please contact Bill McRee at 843-292-7392 or bmcree@florencelibrary.org to inquire as to availability or to arrange payment.


Book title Author Date Price Note
History of the American People-Documentary Edition in Ten Volumes Woodrow Wilson 1918 $98.99
History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the McKinley-Bryan Campaig of 1896 James Ford Rhodes 1920 $28.99 per volume
The Outline of History Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind H. G. Wells 1922 $8.97
Froissart’s Chronicles Thomas Johnes 1808 $34.50
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1957: A Statistical Abstract Supplement U. S. Department of Commerce 1961 $23.94
Minerals Yearbook, Volume 1: 1988 U. S. Department of the Interior 1986 $29.23
1970 Census of Population: Vol. 1: Characteristics of the Population U. S. Department of Commerce 1973 $40.00
The Works of Charles Dickens in 30 Volumes P.F. Collier, publisher 1900 $25.00 per volume
Villette Charlotte Bronte 1886 $21.76?
The Early Kings of Norway Thomas Carlyle c. 1875 $38.00
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson Albert Ellery Bergh, ed. 1907 $15.49
Songs and Poems of the South, fourth edition A. B. Meek 1857 $140.00
Pioneers of France in the New World, 2 volumes Francis Parkman 1905 $25.00
Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush Ian MacLaren 1895 $7.00
The First Southern Baptists Robert A. Baker 1966 $11.00 Authographed by the author
The Children’s Hour in Fifteen Volumes Vol X. Eva March Tappan 1907 $10.00
In Memoriam Yates Snowden University of South Carolina 1934 $8.00
A Century of Education: Welsh Neck High School and Coker College Robert R. Simpson 1994
The Supreme Court of the United States: Its History and Centennial Hampton L. Carson 1892 $70.00
History of the World War: An Authentic Narrative of the World’s Greatest War Francis A. March 1919 $6.00
The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World from Marathon to Waterloo Edward Creasy 1912 $9.00
The Story of the Great War in Twelve Volumes Francis J. Reynolds 1916 $100.00
Life in Old Virginia: A description of  Virginia, more particularly the tidewater section…many humorous stores James J. McDonald 1907 $17.50
Treatise on the Gods H.L. Mencken 1930 $15.00
A Brief Sketch of Pisgah United Methodist Church David Myers 1978 ?
Annals of Newberry in two parts: part the first John Belton O’Neall 1892 $15.00
Southern Review, Vol. III, February and May, 1829 Various 1829 $35.00
The Huguenots of Colonial South Carolina Arthur Henry Hirsch 1928 $9.00
A Treasury of Early American Homes Richard Pratt 1949 $3.50
The Yemassee-a Romance of Old Carolina W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $22.00
Mellichampe: A Legend of the Santee W. Gilmore Simms no date $50.00
Eutaw: A Romance of the Revolution W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $10.00 or $5.00
Southward Ho! A Spell of Sunshine W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $24.00
Vasconselos: A Romance of the New World W. Gilmore Simms 1890 $20.00
The Scout W. Gilmore Simms 1890 S77.00
Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush Ian MacLaren 1895 $6.00
Poetical Works of Edward Young v. II Edward Young 1859 $63.00
Ten Thousand A-Year Samuel Warren, D. C. L. 1841 $9.00
Casebook of a Crime Psychiatrist James A. Brussel 1968 $163.00
The Dramatic Works of J. B. Poquelin-Moliere Translated by Henri Van Laun Moliere 1868 $21.00 per volume
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia William Dwight Whitney 1904 $15.00 per volume
The Works of Victor Hugo Victor Hugo ca. 1908 $100.00
Great Debates in American History Marion Mills Miller, ed. 1913 $72.00
The South in the Building of the Nation Various 1909 $20.00 per volume Note: approximate value per Bookfinder.com $25.00-$26.00 per volume
The Writings of Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau 1893 $15.00 per volume Note: approximate value per Bookfinder.com $34.95 per volume
History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts vol. 1 1879 $30.00 Note: approximate value per Bookfinder.com $68.00
Longfellow’s Dante Dante Alighieri: Translated by Longfellow 1867 $35.00 per volume Incomplete set
The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Gebbie Self-Interpreting edition Robert Burns 1909 $40.00 Note: approximate value per Bookfinder.com $65.95
The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Gebbie Self-Interpreting edition Robert Burns 1909 $20.00/ volume 4 volumes Note: Gilt edges, etc. value for all six per Bookfinder.com $209.00
The Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi Lyof N. Tolstoi 1922 15.00/volume incomplete set
History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent George Bancroft 1875 $150.00 Note: Approximate value per Bookfinder. Com $508.00
The Thirty-fifth State: A Documentary History of West Virginia Elizabeth Cometti and Festus P. Summers $16.49 Signature of previous owner on inside cover
The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening, 3rd edition Joseph Machlis $11.49 Small handwriting on the inside of front cover
History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion L. C. McCollum $10.44 Presentation to Mrs. A. L. Harvie by North Richmond Post No. 38 American Legion
A Romance of Arlington House Sarah A. Reed $14.80 Writing on inside cover of previous owner;  Autograph by author
10,000 Garden Questions Answered by 15 Experts F.F. Rockwell, editor $15.99 Missing dust jacket
History of Virginia Lyon Gardiner Tyler 29.80 each Four of six volumes