Nashville, TN: Brandon Printing Company, 1911. Marvin W. Wiles. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 12 1/4 X 9 1/2 Inches. Very Good. Item #2724
Original blue cloth binding with simple title stamping to front cover. One of the more rare books on Tennessee history and architecture. This is the scarce original first printing, listed in "More Tennessee Rarities" by Ronald Allen as selection #117. An invaluable resource on many early homesteads in Middle Tennessee.
The book includes: (Lebanon Pike) The Hermitage, Clover Bottom, Two Rivers, Bell Air (Murfreesboro Pike) Colemere, Kingsley, Seven Oaks, Dun Ailee, Alamo, Glencliff, Mansfield (Nolensville Pike) Woody Crest (Franklin Pike) Travellers Rest, Overton Hall, Ravenscroft, Oak Hill, Glen Leven, Longview, Brightwood, Elmwood, Melrose, Westood, C.D. Berry, Woodstock (Granny White Pike) Lealand, Zenaida, Mistletoe Lodge, Glenstrae, Noel Place, Idlewild (Hillsboro Pike) Breezemont, Hill Crest (Harding Pike) Belle Meade, West Meade, Honeywood, Cliff Lawn, Lynnwood, Woodlawn, Royal Oaks, Totomoi, Wilmor Manor, John M. Gray Jr., Red Gables, Richard Wilson, Len Whitworth, Bellwood (Charlotte Pike) Old Bass Place, Westover Plantation (Dickerson Pike) Silvan Hall, Hillhurst, West View (Gallatin Pike) Maplewood, Renraw (Porter Pike) Riverwood, Tillman Place and (Miscellaneous) Burlington Place, Belmont.
A bit of wear to page edges and two PO blindstamps (Dolores Adams). Light sunning to covers. A nice copy overall.