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1 LELAND, JACK (TEXT); JORDAN, WILLIAM A. (PHOTOGRAPHS). 60 Famous Houses Of Charleston, South Carolina.
The News And Courier and The Evening Post, Charleston: 1979. 6th Edition. A Post-Courier Booklet. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The stories of the 60 houses depicted in this publication were originally published in The Evening Post during 1968 and 1969. They were selected at random, as examples of the hundreds of architecturally or historically important Charleston residences. Revised and brought up to date, the original 50 stories are now republished together with nine more of the original newpaper series and one addition (Ashley Hall) to conform to the new title 60 Famous Houses. 
Price: 8.79 USD
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2 MOORE, MARGARET H.; MOORE, TRUMAN (PHOTOGRAPHY); RUSSELL, ROBERT (INTRODUCTION). Complete Charleston: A Guide To The Architecture, History And Gardens Of Charleston.
TM Photography, Charleston: 1997. 0966014405 / 9780966014402 First Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Discover all the hidden wonders of America's most historic city. Eleven different tours take you to the famous sights and secret byways, from the celebrated Battery to the scheduled beautiful neighborhoods that many visitors miss. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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3 RAVENEL, MRS. ST. JULIEN. Charleston: The Place And The People.
Southern Historical Press / Strode Publishers, Easley: 1972. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This intriguing book, first published in 1906, is a thorough and heartwarming story of the beginning of one of America's most famous cities. It not only tells the history of those earliest days and the move from Old Towne to Charleston, as it's known today, but brings life to the personalities of many of the lords proprietors and even the bold captain, Robert Sandford, who landed at Port Royal and "took seizin by turffe and twigge" in the name of King and realm of England. Includes an Index. 
Price: 34.15 USD
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Upper King Publishing: 2005. 0976717115 / 9780976717119 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
There is no other place in this country that so elequently blends time and space, past and present as Charleston. This book is ddicated to the unsung artisans who created Charleston's cornices and to those who had the vision to ensure that Charleston remained a living city, a place where the past is revered and where the present is allowed to claim its own time and space in history. 
Price: 53.15 USD
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5 ROSEN, ROBERT N. A Short History Of Charleston.
Peninsula Press, Charleston: 1992. 0963515403 / 9780963515407 Second Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author on Title Page. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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6 SAVILLE, JULIE. The Work Of Reconstruction: From Slave To Wage Laborer In South Carolina, 1860-1870.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1994. 0521362210 / 9780521362214 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Explores from the vantage of the South Carolina countryside the upheavals in daily life that underlay broad social transformations engendered by emcipation and the fashioning of wage relations. Going beyond current discussions about the meaning of freedom for former slaves, it offers a portrait of freed people's actual social life that sheds light on the new relations with yeomen Republican allies. Includes an Index. 
Price: 90.20 USD
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University of South Carolina Press, Columbia: 1990. 0872497089 / 9780872497085 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"An authority in its field and a treasure for its photographs, its measured drawings, its signatures and identifications of the works of early Charleston architects and builders . . . no student of local architecture, whether professional or amateur, can afford to be unacquainted with this distinguished and wholly excellent book, for it has preserved and recorded for all of us the architectural glory that Charles was and is." - Charleston Evening Post. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.05 USD
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8 VERNER, ELIZABETH O'NEILL. Mellowed By Time: A Charleston Notebook.
Bostick & Thornley, Inc., Columbia: 1947. Second printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Gift inscription to previous owner appears on front endpaper. 
"Mellowed by Time comes nearer to analyzing, even to explaining, the hold Charleston has on those who come within the charmed circle of its influence, than anything yet put into print. The picetures point and prove the words; the result is a restful, rewarding book, healthful for tired nerves." - The New York Herald Tribune. Illustrated with pencil drawings by the author. 
Price: 18.86 USD
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9 VLACH, JOHN MICHAEL. Charleston Blacksmith: The Work Of Philip Simmons.
University of South Carolina Press. 0872498352 / 9780872498358 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author. 
A guidebook to the beautiful ironwork of Charleston by the historic city's best known blacksmith. 
Price: 43.94 USD
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10 WHITELAW, ROBERT N. S. & LEVKOFF, ALICE F. Charleston Come Hell Or High Water: A History In Photographs.
Alice F. Levkoff and Patti F. Whitelaw, Charleston: 1976. 0961966505 / 9780961966508 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 
According to the author, "Herein, for all 'Charlestonophiles,' lies photographic testimony of the city's stubborn resistance to a century of catastrophe which has culminated finally into the present burst of glory." 
Price: 13.49 USD
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