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  • "SHE TURNED SLOWLY" [Frontispiece Image] From An Elephant's Track and Other Stories.


  • "Tall lilies, white as angels' wings and stately as the maidens that walked among them." [Frontispiece Image] From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • Frances E. W. Harper[Frontispiece Image] From Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "The High Court of Justice of the Anglo-Saxon race suddenly transformed into a Negro minstrel farce" [See page 306] From The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The History and Present State of Virginia, In Four Parts. I. The History of the First Settlement of Virginia, and the Government Thereof, to the Present Time. II. The Natural Productions and Conveniencies of the Country, Suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, Their Religion, Laws, and Customs, in War and Peace. IV. The Present State of the Country, as to the Polity of the Government, and the Improvements of the Land. By a Native and Inhabitant of the Place.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [Signed] Very faithfully yr W. Gilmore Simms From Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative, by William Gilmore Simms, Esq. In Two Volumes: Vol. I. I. Norman Maurice, a Tragedy; II. Atalantis, a Tale of the Sea; III. Tales and Traditions of the South; IV. The City of the Silent.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [Signed Abram J. Ryan] From Father Ryan's Poems.


  • Betty [Frontispiece Image] From The Battle-Ground.


  • "DE PARSTER OF DE FUST METHODIS' CHURCH, LIMITED.&rdquo [Page 32. [Frontispiece Image] From Dialect Tales.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "'Do you not fear my betrayal of your secret?'" From The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan.


  • Fred. Douglass. [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass.


  • Frederick Douglass. [Frontispiece Image] From My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I. Life as a Slave. Part II. Life as a Freeman.


  • FROM AN OIL PAINTING BY THOMAS C. CORNER OWNED BY THE UNIVERSITY CLUB, BALTIMORE, MD. COL. RICHARD MALCOM JOHNSTON [Frontispiece Image] From Autobiography of Col. Richard Malcolm Johnston.


  • Simion Suggs, JR. [Frontispiece Image] From The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi. A Series of Sketches.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From A Night in Acadie.


  • "THIS IS THE WOMAN, AND I AM THE MAN" (page 24) [Frontispiece Image] From The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line.


  • THE "BATON ROUGE." [Frontispiece Image] From Life on the Mississippi.


  • John P Green. AT SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE. [Frontispiece Image] From Fact Stranger Than Fiction. Seventy-Five Years of a Busy Life with Reminiscences of Many Great and Good Men and Women.


  • MICO CHLUCCO the LONG WARRIOR or KING of the SIMINOLES [Frontispiece Image] From Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians. Embellished with Copper-Plates.


  • MORELAND ENTERING NANCY'S COTTAGE. [Second Frontispiece Image] From The Planter's Northern Bride.


  • MR. AND MRS. MORELAND AND ALBERT. [First Frontispiece Image] From The Planter's Northern Bride.


  • MRS. JAMES CHESNUT, JR. From a Portrait in Oil. [Frontispiece Image] From A Diary from Dixie, as Written by Mary Boykin Chesnut, Wife of James Chesnut, Jr., United States Senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and Afterward an Aide to Jefferson Davis and a Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army.


  • [1st Frontispiece Image] "My cloak flew open as I fell, and the force of the fall bursting its envelope, out, in all the hideous realities, rolled the infernal imp of darkness."—Page 137. From Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character. By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo.) Author of "Swallowing Oysters Alive," etc.".


  • "My fire is my friend."—Page 27. [Frontispiece Image] From Colonel Carter of Cartersville.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [P.68 "'I'M MIGHTY GLAD YOU'VE SPOKE'" From In Simpkinsville: Character Tales.


  • PUBLISHED BY J. WEBSTER. PATRICK HENRY. [Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry.


  • Paul Hamilton Hayne. [Frontispiece Image] From Poems of Paul Hamilton Hayne.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Poems of Sidney Lanier, Edited by his Wife.


  • [2nd Frontispiece Image] THE SWAMP DOCTOR'S ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH-WEST. "The way that bar's flesh giv in to the soft impresshuns of that leg, war an honor to the mederkal perfeshun for having invented sich weepun."—Page 175. From Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character. By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo.) Author of "Swallowing Oysters Alive," etc.".


  • The Wild Turkey Hunter. (Frontispiece). From The Hive of "The Bee-Hunter," A Repository of Sketches, Including Peculiar American Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports.


  • VIRGINIA [Frontispiece Image] From Virginia.


  • "WALKING AWAY WITH A SHRUG OF THE SHOULDERS." From Balcony Stories.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "WHY DON'T YOU END IT?" (page 209) From To Have and to Hold.