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As of December 20, 2013

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Topical Area Citation Material Type Cost
American History
  Black Diamond: Mining the Memories, compiled and edited by Diane and Cory Olson, 1988. 236 pp. Published by Frontier, Seattle, WA.  Fine condition.  ISBN 0-939116-19-7. Sfbk 12.00


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  Bright Captivity, signed First Edition novel by Eugenia Price. 1991. Fine condition with dust jacket.  ISBN:  0-385-26701-0. Hdbk 10.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)Covered Wagon Women, Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849 by Kenneth L. Holmes (1995) University of Nebraska Press.  280 pp, indexed.  Very fine condition.  ISBN:  0803272774,  (6-10) Sfbk 5.00
  Early American Inns and Taverns by Elise Lathrop. 1937. Good condition. Hdbk 5.00

On hold 24 Feb 10

  Florence Harding:  The First Lady, the Jazz Age, and the Death of America's Most Scandalous President, by Carl Sferrazza Anthony, William Morrow Company, NY, NY.  1982.  First Edition. Fine condition with dust jacket.  ISBN: 0-688-07794-3. Hdbk 9.00
  Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang by E. Fuller Torrey. 1992. North Country Books. New Condition.  ISBN: 0-932052-91-6. Sfbk 10.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)History of the Middle West by Kenneth R. Walker (1971) Pioneer Printers, Little Rock, Ark.  533 pp, indexed.  Very good condition.          (6-10) Hdbk 5.00
  Iron Road to Empire: The History of the Rock Island Lines, by William Edward Hayes, 1953. 306 pp. Published by H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Co., Inc. Fine condition, dust cover also fine.   Hdbk 25.00
  Landmarks of the American Revolution, A guide to locating and knowing what happened at the sites of independence, by Mark M. Boatner III, 1975. 608 pp. Published by Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA.   Good condition.  ISBN 0-8015-4390-8. Sfbk 3.00
  Let Us Build Us A City, Eleven Lost Towns (Arkansas), by Donald Harrington, 1986, First Edition. 490 pp. Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, Orlando, FL.   Good condition with good dust jacket, only library imprint.  ISBN 0-15-150100-9.. Hdbk 6.00
  Margaret's Story,  First Edition novel by Eugenia Price (possible initialed on inside cover. 1980. Fine condition with dust jacket.  ISBN:  0--690-01939-4. Hdbk 10.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes) Personal Justice Denied / Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Joan Z Bernstein, chair of the commission.  Forward by Tetsuden Kashima.  Univ Washington Press, 1977, 493 pp.  Deals with Japanese-Americans during 1942-1945 and Aleuts in Alaska during the same time period.  Very good condition, cover slightly creased.  ISBN: 0-295-9755-X  (12-11) Sfbk 3.00
  A Pioneer's Search for an Ideal Home, by Phoebe Goodell Judson, foreword by Susan Armitage, 1984. 314 pp. Published by University of Nebraska Press.  Fine condition. ISBN: 0-8032-7559-5.  Sfbk 3.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)Saga of American Jewry 1865-1914, Links of an Endless Chain by Harry Simonhoff (1959) Arco Publishing Co.  403 pp, indexed. Very good condition.      (6-10) Hdbk 4.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)Snoqualmie Pass, From Indian Trail to Interstate by Yvonne Prater (1981) published by The Mountaineers.  170 pp, indexed.  Very fine condition. ISBN:  0898860156.  (6-10) Sfbk 3.00
Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West, by Stephen E Ambrose, 1997, Touchstone Books.  Good condition, a few curled corners in the first 40 pgs.       ISBN 0-684-82697-6.  Sfbk 4.00
  Wagon Road North, Historic Photographs from 1863 of the Cariboo Gold Rush, by Art Downs, 1973. 81 pp. Published by Foremost Publishing Co., Ltd, Surrey, B.C.  Fine condition.   Sfbk 3.00
  Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans by A. Monroe Aurand, Jr.  Privately printed.  32pp.  Very good condition. Sfbk 4.00
British Isles
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)1066 The year of the Conquest by David Howarth.  Dorset Press, 1977, 207 pp.  Index and a list of sources.  Copy is in very good condition, with original dust jacket preserved in an adjustable book jacket cover.  ISBN: 0-88029-014-5, formerly 0-670-69601-3.  (12-11) Hdbk 3.00
  WB01395_.gif (262 bytes)London by Sidney Dark with illustrations by Joseph Pennell.  Macmillan Co, 1937, 176 pp, with 55 drawings by Pennell (1857-1926).  Clean text, endpapers yellowed.  (12-11) Hdbk 15.00
Principles of the Law of Real Property Intended as a First Book for the Use of Students in Conveyancing, by Joshua Williams, with notes by William Henry Rawle. T.&J.W. Johnson & Co. Philadelphia 1857. HB, 8vo G+/--, 484 pgs, Index. Second Am ed from 4th Eng ed. Notes by Wm. Henry Rawle. Full leather bound with red and black panels, gilt letters. Some scuffing on spine, lower fore corners peeling to show boards; owner signature inside front cover with date 1877; subsequent owner's name stamped in blue ink inside front cover; binding is tight; clean inside.  Hdbk $70.00
Wells' Every Man His Own Lawyer, by John G. Wells, 1877. HB, 612 pgs. Good condition.  Hdbk 15.00
Maritime History
Clipper Ship Days: The Golden Age of American Sailing Ships, by John Jennings (illustrated by Edw. A Wilson). 1952, second printing. New York: Random House, Landmark Books. HB, VG, dust cover G.  181 pgs with illustrations and index.  Written for junior high audience.   Hdbk $4.00
Clipper Ship Men, by Alexander Laing (illustrated by Armstrong Sperry). 1950, Garden City Publishing reprint edition of 1944 publication. Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co. HB, Good, no dust jacket.  Binding is tight, pages beginning to yellow at edges.  279 pgs with illustrations and index.     Hdbk $5.00
The Cruise of the Cachalot, by Frank T Bullen. 1927. New York, NY, A.L. Burt Co. HB, VG, no dust jacket.  Green boards, binding is tight.  318 pgs with colored frontispiece.  Life on a South Seas whaling ship in the mid 19th Century    Hdbk $15.00
The Navy, by Rear Admiral W.J. Holland, Jr., USN (Ret). 2000. Beaux Arts Edition. published by Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Ind. Very Good, no dust jacket.  352 pgs.  ISBN:  0-88363-332-9. Hdbk 10.00
The Romance of Boston Bay, by Edward Rowe Snow.  1946, Second edition.  Boston: The Yankee Publishing Company.  8vo. 319 pp with index and supplementary wall map, several pgs of illustrations.  Stories of Boston Bay; Islands of Boston Harbor; North, East and South of Boston; and The Beacons of Boston Bay.  Hardbound, maroon cloth bds, VG, with G dustjacket. Hdbk $12.00
New England
  Log of the Mayflower by Philip J. Simon.  1956, 4th printing 1982.  Published by Edward Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI.  208 pgs. Hardcover, tight binding, VG, dustcover slightly worn.  Recreation of the Mayflower crossing. Hb $4.00
  The Guardians of the New World: Pioneering in the Connecticut Valley, by Doris H. Wackerbarth.  1980, 2nd printing 1981.  Published by The Country Squire, Winchester Center, CT.  278 pgs, with 2 maps.  Signed by the author on ffep. Trade paperback, tight binding, VG, some soiling on back cover.  Story of early settlers in Hadley in late 17th Century. Sfbk $10.00
  A Midwife's Tale, the Life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (1991) Vintage Books.  444 pp, indexed.  Very good condition.  ISBN: 0679733760.  (6-10) Sfbk 4.00
  The Plymouth Adventure: A chronicle novel of the voyage of the Mayflower, by Ernest Gebler.  1950.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. 377 pp, with several pgs missing in notes and appendix at rear of book.  Maps on endpapers show route of the Mayflower, with inset of southern England.  Fair, with some torn pages and spotting on some pages.  Boards are spotted; corners are bumped; binding a little loose. Hdbk HOLD
 The Trail of the Maine Pioneer, by members of the Maine Federation of Women's Clubs.  1916.  Lewiston, ME: Lewiston Journal Co. 340 pp.   Very Good. No Jacket.  Photographs (illustrator). Green cloth with gilt illustration and titling. First Edition. Hdbk $15.00
  Yankee Voices, by Philip Marson.  1967.  Cambridge, MA: Schenkman Publishing Co. 173 pp indexed.  Black cloth with gilt lettering. VG, DJ G+.  Voices of God, voices of conscience (Roger Williams), voices of academe (Ezekiel Cheever and Henry Dunster), voices of freedom (James Otis and Samuel Adams) and a voice of the law (John Adams). Hdbk HOLD
  It's an Old New England Custom, by Edwin Valentine Mitchell.  1946.  New York: The Vanguard Press. 277 pp.  Rose-colored cloth. VG, binding tight, text clear;  DJ Fair, jagged edges at top.  Off facts and stories about New England institutions. Hdbk HOLD
  Yankee Folk, by Edwin Valentine Mitchell.  1948.  New York: The Vanguard Press. 278 pp, 16 illustrations.  Yellow cloth with gilt lettering. VG, binding tight, text clear, endpapers discolored; brown DJ G, scuffed at edges.  Anecdotes about interesting figures in historic New England. Hdbk $5.00
  The Story of the "Old Colony" of New Plymouth [1620-1692], by Samuel Eliot Morison, illustrated by Charles H. Overly.  1957, second printing.  New York: Alfred A Knopf. 296 pp with illustrations, further reading suggestions and an index.  Discarded library copy, with card pocket, usual markings on spine and some mending tape on front cover.  Good, no DJ.  Hdbk HOLD
Pacific Northwest History
  About The Old Curiosity Shop,   by Bernard Lewis.  1959, printed by New Goswell Printing Co. Ltd.  33 pp. Very Good condition.   SFbk 5.00
  Conversations with Pioneer Women,   by Fred Lockley.  1993, reprint by Rainy Day Press.  233 pp. Very Good condition.  ISBN: 0-931742-08-0. SFbk 1.00
  Poetical Works of Thomas Moore,  edited by A.D. Godley.  1910, Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press.  751 pp.  Good condition.   Hdbk 15.00
  Portuguese Pride and Pleasure,  by Carmelina Rio Borroz.  1985 autographed, Murty Press.  59 pp.  Fine condition.   Sfbk 30.00
  Story of the Firm of Verrill Dana Walker, Philbrick & Whitehouse 1862-1962,  Privately printed by Seth Low Press.  77 pp. #155 of 350 copies.  Very Fine condition.   Hdbk 10.00
  The Vicar of Wakefield, The History of Rasselas, Paul and Virginia -- Arundel Series,  about 1895, Allison Company, New York, NY.  128, 82 and  69 pp.  Good condition.   Hdbk 50.00
  Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey,  by Lillian Schlissel.  1992 by Schocken Books, Inc. 278 pp. Very Fine condition.   Sfbk 1.00