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Charleston Business on the Eve of the American Revolution - Sellers, Leila, 1885-

Describes how business was conducted in the port of Charleston before the American Revolution came to deal mercantilism a serious blow.

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From Stono to Vesey: Slavery, Resistance, and Ideology in South Carolina, 1739-1822 - Pearson, Edward A.

Explores the relationships that evolved between European settlers and African slaves in South Carolina.

Record Type: Library

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Furniture Care and Conservation - McGiffin, Robert F., 1942-

Illustrates the most common problems encountered in working with old furniture, tells which materials to use and which to avoid, and gives sources of materials and regional conservation centers for the more demanding problems.

Record Type: Library

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Humorous Victorian Spot Illustrations - Grafton, Carol Belanger

A selection of black and white spot illustrations originally appearing in Punch magazine from 1841-1914. Includes images by George du Maurier, Randolph Caldecott, and others, depicting art, music, transportation, grooming, and more.

Record Type: Library

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Wallpapers for Historic Buildings: A Guide to Selecting Reproduction Wallpapers - Nylander, Richard C.

Guide to selecting authentic reproductions of historic wallpapers. Provides a catalog of 359 reproduction wallpapers, arranged according to historical period and manufacturer.

Record Type: Library

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A Southern Odyssey: South Carolinians Abroad in the 1850s - Smyth, William D.

Contents: The setting -- The preparation -- The Grand Tour -- Studying abroad -- The ideas brought home Appendices: A list of South Carolinians known to have been abroad in the 1850s -- Cities visited by the majority of South Carolina travelers -- Routes traveled by the majority of South Carolina travelers

Record Type: Library

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Classical Savannah: Fine & Decorative Arts, 1800-1840 - Talbott, Page

Presents an overview of the origins of classicism in Europe and its spread to America, can discusses the style in the context of Savannah's social life and its history as a major southern port. Covers not only the principles, methods, and materials of classical design, but also the manufacture, distribution, sale, and ownership of a wide range of functional and decorative objects.

Record Type: Library