xii + 184 pp, notes, glossary, index of properties, numerous b/w photos and illustrations. Corners very slightly bumped, phone number neatly penned in gutter of front free end paper, slight edge wear to jacket. A beautiful, near fine copy.
"A Walking Tour of Historic Oakwood" brochure is laid in. Printed in 1989, this gives background, map, and a list of structures in one of Hickory's prime historic neighborhoods.
"After a decade of research and documentation, "From Tavern to Town" chronicles Hickory's past as seen through its historic architecture. More than 250 structures help to tell the story of Hickory's growth from a late nineteenth-century trading center on the Western North Carolina Railroad to a thriving twentieth-century manufacturing center for furniture, hosiery, and textiles."; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall