274 pp; Nice tight copy, some light soiling and page a touch age toned, N° de ref. de la librería
Título: History of Henry County Kentucky
Editorial: Published By Author
Año de publicación: 1948
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: 1st Edition.
Descripción Eminence, 1948. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. 8vo. Published by the author, 274pp, illustrated with 12 pages of photographs on glossy paper, green cloth with gold spine lettering, light general wear to extremities and spine ends, front and rear gutters toned a bit, tiny hole noted at upper front gutter, toning noted at rear pastedowns from binder's glue beneath, overall a good copy with bright, clean text. Sections include Pioneer Days, Court Records and Statistics, Early Communities and Towns, Roads, Ports, Inns and Graveyards, Churches, Schools, Civil War and Slavery, Banks, Organizations, Newspapers, Mills, Creameries and Warehouses, Prominent Henry Countians, Gallant Sons of World Wars I and II, Henry County Tragedies, and Henry County in Verse. Illustrations include the courthouse in New Castle, a scene in downtown with various citizens who are identified, the James Pearce home, the Thomas Smith home, portraits of Judge William S. Pryor and Sudduth Goff, a reproduction of an early print of the old resort at Drennon Springs, the Peter Foree home, a drawing of the home of Reuven Thomas Durrett, the home of Isham Henderson, a reproduction of a portrait of ethnic dancer Russell Meriwether Hughes, known professionally as La Meri, or Lameri, a group portrait of the Executive Board and Judges of Health Pageants, the I. O. O. F. Home, or Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Kentucky at Eminence, the old Moody house which was by then the Halcyon Hotel, the Pollard-Herndon Place at Pleasureville, the Thomas Kephart Homestead at Pleasureville, and the home The Highlands at Smithfield. See Coleman's KY History #1473. "A full account of an early Kentucky county." Very scarce. Nº de ref. de la librería 018690