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  • Description: Wharton
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    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • The last leaf : poem [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium gray (C265) and yellowish-white (C92) calico-texture cloth; leaves, sickle, hourglass and publisher's device on gray section in black and gilt, leaves, hourglass and lettering in gilt on yellowish-white side, two colors separated with gilt...
    • Adam Johnstone's son [binding]

    • 1896
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Mottled reddish-brown (C43 & C38) cloth; gilt architectural motif with fountain, trees and fanlight, gilt lettering, signed "G.W.E." i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine; gilt publisher's monogram on back cover.
    • A checked love affair, and "The Cortelyou feud" [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 1 in green calico-texture cloth; floral panel in white, green and gilt; lettering in white with green and gilt title, all within white decorative border; signed "GWE", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • The uncalled; a novel [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium purplish blue (C200) calico-texture cloth; gilt center panel with lettering and floral design reserved, within black and silver single rule borders; author's monogram beneath in black, stylized floral ornaments in silver, all within silver...
    • Neighborhood stories [binding]

    • 1914
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium purple (C223) cloth; gilt and white floral design, gilt lettering, signed "G W E", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g. Bound uniformly with the author's Mothers to men.
    • Tarry thou till I come; or Salathiel, the wandering Jew [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark red vertical rib cloth; central green leaf design, gilt Maltese crosses and lettering, all within ornate gilt architectural border with lettering reserved; signed "GWE", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine.
    • A window in Thrums [binding]

    • 1896
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive (C107) diagonal fine rib cloth; cottage and walking figure in black within black triple-ruled central oval panel surrounded by gate design, stamped in light grayish-green, black and gilt; lettering in gilt; motif repeated on spine;...
    • More cargoes [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Grayish-olive (C110) calico-texture cloth; lettering, figure of sailor and anchor in black, signed "GWE", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; black lettering and vignette of sailing ships on spine.
    • A book of old English ballads [binding]

    • 1896
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark green (C147) cloth; decorative cover (reproducing title page design) with red-robed minstrel playing a harp on left side, and curtain with ornate lettering in several fonts and ornaments on right side, all in gilt and reserved green, and...
    • A Book of old English love songs [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) calico-texture cloth; title page ill. repeated in very dark green, upper panel lettered in reddish orange and black; spine lettered in reddish orange and black. Cover by George Wharton Edwards.
    • Summer in Arcady : a tale of nature [binding]

    • 1896
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-green (C151) calico-texture cloth; stamped in gray and yellow, gilt lettering and butterflies, signed "GWE", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • Folks from Dixie [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark reddish brown (C44) diagonal fine rib cloth; illustrated paper onlay with portrait of old black man; floral ornaments and lettering in gilt, all within black single rule border, signed "GWE", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on...
    • Portraits and silhouettes of musicians [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-green very fine diagonal rib cloth; central panel ruled in yellowish-gray with lyre and laurel wreath design, four florets, six dots, and lettering in gilt, three flamed torches with ribbons and garland in grayish-yellow, inverted C...
    • A doctor of the old school [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Mottled grayish-olive green calico-texture cloth; ornamental design with flowers, hourglass and mortar and pestle, all in gilt, lettered in gilt; signed "G W E" i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine in gilt; t.e.g.
    • Mothers to men [binding]

    • 1911
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate purple calico-texture cloth; author's uniform binding with gilt and white floral design, gilt lettering, signed "G W E", i.e. George Wharton Edwards; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g.
    • The book of Boston [binding]

    • 1920
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (C166) embossed linen grain cloth; Massachusetts State House with flags surrounded by trees and flying birds, within decorative frame, Boston seal and florets below, lettered at head and foot, all in gilt, white, green, blue,...
    • [Guilford County fire insurance survey, 1937]

    • 1937
    • Rare Book Coll. 2001.51.1
    • 87 pp., blueprints, photographs, data. This book was compiled in January 1937, under the supervision of the Guilford County Insurance Commission by the Greensboro Insurance Exchange, High Point Insurance Exchange, and Gibsonville Development...

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