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Image for Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color, The

Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color, The

By: Mills, Gary B.

Price: $122.95

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1977

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123388

ISBN: 0807102792

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 277 pages, maps, charts, b&w photos. Contents include: A fusion of roots, The life and labors of a former slave, Early development of the isle brevelle colony, Background of the major allied families, In pursuit of wealth, The faith of their fathers, Cane river culture, Racism and citizenship, Economic and social decline. View more info

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Austin Val Verde: Impressions of a Montecito Masterpiece

By: Mitchell, Ann; Jansen, Gail

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Austin Val Verde Foundation: 2006

Seller ID: 131877

ISBN: 1890449318

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Many color photos. Large format: 9 1/8"w x 12 1/4"h. View more info

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Austin Val Verde: Impressions of a Montecito Masterpiece

By: Mitchell, Ann; Jansen, Gail

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Austin Val Verde Foundation: 2007

Seller ID: 133280

ISBN: 1890449318

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Many color photos. Large format: 9 1/8"w x 12 1/4"h. View more info

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Rebel Women of the Gold Rush: Extraordinary Achievements & Daring Adventures

By: Mole, Rich

Price: $4.46

Publisher: Victoria, Heritage House: 2009

Seller ID: 139586

ISBN: 189497476X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 142 pages. View more info

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Rage

By: Moore, Gilbert

Price: $8.41

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Seller ID: 131703

ISBN: 0881849731

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 332 pages. Previous owner's name label. "This profoundly moving and informative account of the circumstances surrounding the 1968 murder trial of Black Panther Huey P.Newton is as relevant today as when the events first occurred." View more info

Image for The Year of the Hopi: Paintings and Photographs by Joseph Mora, 1904-06

The Year of the Hopi: Paintings and Photographs by Joseph Mora, 1904-06

By: Mora, Jo; Tyronne H. Stewart

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1979

Seller ID: 143779

ISBN: 0847804275

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only to creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 87 page collection of b&w photos, often full page, sometimes double page of the costume and dance and ritual of the Hopi. Also full color drawings with descriptions of the costume and characters of the ritual and dance panoply. Looks like great fun. View more info

Image for Century 21: The Story of the Seattle World's Fair 1962

Century 21: The Story of the Seattle World's Fair 1962

By: Morgan, Murray

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Acme Press: 1963

Seller ID: 136706

Condition: Fine


Half royal blue cloth/white vinyl covers with Century 21 logo in gilt on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very very slight wear visible at top spine, the very tips of corners, otherwise as new. Text/interior is flawless with no marking of any kind, all sharp and excellent. Endpapers feature two page photo spread ariel shot of Space Needle with Elliot Bay in the background. Many B&W photos, some color of Space Needle under construction, as are the Pacific Science Center arches. Ford pavillion with car of the future, lots of hats and hair nets. Gift quality. View more info

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Small Houses

By: Murtagh, Gilbert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: N Y, Doubleday, Page, and Company: 1924

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128523

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind save for a few pages with fingerprints at edges. A few pages have edge tears. Cloth spine and corners; marbelized paper glued to cover. Cover shows edgewear, general heavy scuffing. Lots of elevations, floor plans, interior and exterior detailing, roof gables, layouts, lighting details, site plans, all in b&w drawings. 145 pages. 8"w x 10 1/2"h. View more info

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Nothing left in my hands: An early Japanese American community in California's Pajaro Valley

By: Nakane, Kazuko

Price: $42.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Young Pine Press: 1985

Seller ID: 133147

ISBN: 096082801X

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new book in excellent condition in every respect: creaseless covers and spine, sharp corners, square, solid binding, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. 110 pages, b&w photos. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and ship in appropriate packing material to assure you purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

Image for He Built Seattle a Biography of Judge Thomas Burke

He Built Seattle a Biography of Judge Thomas Burke

By: Nesbit, Robert C.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133588

Condition: Good


Book is very nice but marked in pencil with check marks and occasional ruled underlining. First Edition. 6" x 9.5". Solid and square with tight binding, red and black boards, gilt lettering on spine and front, 455 pp, corners are sharp, only a little edge wear to lower edges. Dust jacker is tattered, price clipped with large tears, some tape repair. View more info

Views and Vignettes of Virginia City in My Day

By: Nichols, Dorothy Young

Price: $55.95

Publisher: By Author: 1980

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 132123

Condition: Very Good


Large format 44 page booklet with two color cover and many b&w photos within. Many photos of historic homes, buildings, street scenes, schools, group photos of workers, school childeren, International Hotel, red light district, Chinese labor, etc, with captions. Copy of McKenney's Pacific Coast Directory 1886 - 7 listing establishments of the time at back. Cover coffee stained at top, corners very slightly worn, text/interior unmarked and Fine. View more info

Oregon Territory, The

By: Nicolay, Charles Grenfell

Price: $22.40

Publisher: Fairfield, WA, Ye Galleon Press: 1967

Seller ID: 107939

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding View more info

Image for Looking Back: A Photo History of Cedar County

Looking Back: A Photo History of Cedar County

By: No Author

Price: $75.00

Publisher: West Branch Times: 1996

Seller ID: 075281

Condition: Fine


128 page b&w photo history: schools, local buildings, inside and out. giant pigs, local families, parades, etc. Oblong: 10 1/8"w x 7 3/4"h. Pictorial cover. View more info

Image for Draft Study of Alternatives Environmental Assessment Wounded Knee, South Dakota

Draft Study of Alternatives Environmental Assessment Wounded Knee, South Dakota

By: No Author

Price: $52.50

Publisher: USDI; National Park Service: 1993

Seller ID: 123348

Condition: Very Good


90 pages of very detailed maps of the area with a large fold-out map and laid-in letter from Robert Baker, Regional Director of the above publisher. Photos of monuments, Catholic church destroyed, mass grave site. Detailed study of three alternatives to what to do with the site with lots of background and physical and historical information about the area. Charts, tables, three appendices, bibliography. Slight waving of text block due to moisture contact, no staining or marking of any kind. View more info

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Rochester Guidebook

By: No Author

Price: $81.95

Publisher: Adams & Ellsworth: 1911

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128507

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 128 pages in small format. Rochester, New York's first guide book, an alphabetical listing of sites, businesses, educational facilities, government, pastimes, clubs, philanthropies "and other interests." Fold-out city map at front with a few small tears at attachment points to book, b&w photos, a few ads at back. Binding is worn and appears to be the library's with paperback covers adhered to hardback boards. View more info

Image for Museum of Fine Arts, Houston:  An Architectural History, 1924 - 1986, The

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: An Architectural History, 1924 - 1986, The

By: No Author

Price: $86.95

Publisher: Houston, TX, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: 1992

Seller ID: 135260

ISBN: 8878381225

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light edge, shelf wear only. Covers are creaseless, text/interior is clean and neat with no marking of any kind. Many large B&W photos, architectural drawings, 128 pages. View more info

Idaho Indians: Tribal Histories

By: No Author Listed

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Pocatello, ID, Idaho Museum of Natural History: 8320

Seller ID: 128089

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 63 pages. Staple-bound. Contents: The Kootenai Tribe; Coeur d'Alene Tribal Story; The Nez Perce; Duck Valley Shoshone-Paiutes; The Shoshone-Bannocks; NW Band of Shoshoni Nation. View more info

Image for Diamonds - The Rush of '72

Diamonds - The Rush of '72

By: North, Sam

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Domhan Books: 2001

Seller ID: 143361

ISBN: 1411610881

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Image for Trust in Black America: Race, Discrimination, and Politics

Trust in Black America: Race, Discrimination, and Politics

By: Nunnally, Shayla C.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, New York University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129079

ISBN: 0814758665

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 286 pages. View more info

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Oregon Times and Trails

By: Olson, Joan & Gene

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Windyridge Press: 1977

Seller ID: 132179

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition, 201 pages, several McLoughlin Jr. High School stamps, "66" in sharpie on cover, inside cover, upper spine, otherwise very clean, nearly creaseless, sharp corners, no marking of any kind to text/interior. Chapters on the early govt. the Or. trail, the indians, mining, the women, the railroads, logging etc. Many b&w pics. View more info