Hardcover, Charleston, West Virginia: Mathews Printing and Lithographing Company, 1959. Good with no dust jacket.
Signed by author on title page with additional inscription. Sound binding and hinges. Pages clean, tanned. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed with heavier wear at spine top/bottom and corner tips, which are bumped. General shelf wear including some scuffing. Gilt lettering on front and spine is darkened. Illustrated with black and white plates, maps on endpapers. ; Contents: The New-Kanawha River. Early history. The Civil War. River travel. The West Virginia capitol. Railway development. Industrial development of the river. Legends of New River. Colorful stories of the river. Miscellaneous stories. The Mine War of West Virginia, 1912-1921 (the Cabin Creek strike, the first armed march, murder in Mingo, the second armed march, persons involved in the Mine War). 9.25" (21.5 cm) tall; 176 pages; Signed by Author.