Presumed first edition (no direct statement provided). xiv, 363 pages. Hardcover: H 28.75cm x L 22.25cm. White dust jacket lightly soiled with nicks and a few short tears at edges; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Black cloth with vibrant silver stamped lettering to front board and spine. Slight foxing to top edge; interior pages are bright and clean. Binding is firm. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. With 29 b/w photographs, 14 maps, Preface, three appendixes, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Features seventeen chapters titled as: "In the Beginning," "Early Roads," "Settlement and Political Structure," "Pioneer Life," "Communities and Churches," "The Economy and Slavery," "Secession and War," "The War at Home," "The Hale and Murdock Blast Furnace," "Reconstruction and the Creation of Lamar County," "White Caps and Black History," "Politics and County Government," "Towns," "Schools," "Progress in Postwar Lamar County," "The Postwar Society," and "Reuben Houston Burrow." Please note that this book has an approximate shipping weight of 4 pounds (1.81 kg) and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: LAMAR COUNTY ALABAMA; A HISTORY TO 1900.
Publisher: Vernon, AL: Rose Marie Smith, 1987.
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