Things For Sale

Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.

Here are a few things for sale by readers from our September 2006 issue:

FOR SALE: Floyd County Court Records Transcriptions by James Alan Williams. Volume I, 1821-1835; Volume II, 1835-1847; and Volume III (coming soon). Includes parts of Knott, Magoffin, Johnson, Martin, Pike, and Martin counties. Now available at: Book Notes, 606/437-1030; Readmore Bookstore, 606/886-2266; and

FOLK MEDICINE IN THE KENTUCKY HILLS: 16-page book, second printing. Interesting, informative, and unusual remedies once commonly used. $2, postpaid. Order from: Verne, 201 Orchard Drive, A-11, Nicholasville, KY 40356.

WANT TO BUY: Cane or hickory-bottomed, straight-back chairs. Send photo, history of chair, and asking price to native Kentuckian. Contact: Arthur McBrayer, 4437 E., Almeria Road, Phoenix, AZ 85008.

BOOK FOR SALE: Good Times, Hard Times, and Other Times by Rodney Lee. You've read several of his stories in The Kentucky Explorer. Now read the complete book. Read how as an 11-year-old he went on a hobo trip. Read the chapter how he wooed and won the best dancer of all and the strange circumstances that led to their marriage. Read about his prizefighting career that began at age 17. Then the chapter about how he quit a good job and went into business for himself and retired at age 51. Read of his conversion experience and joining a layman's group that led in church revivals. There's exciting hunting stories bagging jaguar, lions, leopards, cape buffalos, moose, caribou, mountain lions, wolverines, and many others. These trips took him to Africa, Canada, Central America, and the Rockies. To order this book, send $8.95 postage paid to: Rodney Lee, 211 W. Oak Street, Ste., 901, Louisville, KY 40203; [email protected]

MACHINE QUILTING: Baby to king size. Call: Laverna Napier, 513/422-2725.

ANTIQUE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS REPAIR AND REBUILDING: Pump organs, melodeons, and tabletop crank organs. Call: 859/885-4918.

BOOK FOR SALE: Growing Up On The Big Sandy by Lawrence County native, Patricia Kelly Mansfield. True stories of a girl and her brother as they grew up in Appalachia during the Depression. 77 pages, plus pictures. Available at Words 'N Stuff, West Van Lear, Kentucky; or send $12 to: Patricia Mansfield, 8546 Stonewoods Lane, Powell, OH 43065-8321.

BOOK FOR SALE: Bible Riddles In Rhyme. Over 500 Bible Riddles in poetic form with answers/scriptures given. 132 pages. Great for gifts, prizes, personal study, and church events. $6.95 each, plus $2 S/H. Send check or money order to: John Wills, 1449 W. Highway 36, Owingsville, KY 40360.

The Explorer contains pages of classifieds each month.