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Image for Iron Riders: Story of the 1890s Fort Missoula Buffalo Soldier Bicycle Corps

Iron Riders: Story of the 1890s Fort Missoula Buffalo Soldier Bicycle Corps

By: Sorensen, George Niels

Price: $42.00  $33.60

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131342

ISBN: 1575100746

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 106 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations. View more info

Image for Doc Maynard: The man who invented Seattle

Doc Maynard: The man who invented Seattle

By: Speidel, William C

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Nettle Creek Pub. Co: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138809

ISBN: 0914890026

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 275 pages. Full brown cloth boards. 6 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. Slight edge wear and stains to dust jacket. Map endpapers. Doc Maynard "was Seattle's first doctor, first capitalist, first humorist, first friend to the Indians, first real estate promoter and first to adopt the sobriquest we still use today: 'Queen City of the Northwest' and "Gateway to the Orient.'" View more info

Salt River Project: Four Steps Forward, 1902 - 1910

By: Staff

Price: $54.95  $43.96

Publisher: Salt River Project: 1986

Seller ID: 143313

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, appears new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 169 pages with b&w photos. Chapters include: Buying the Northside canals, The appropriators' canal, Building a permanent diversion dam, Settleing the priority of water rights, Generating electricity. View more info

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Art from the First World War: a Book of Postcards

By: Staff

Price: $10.95  $8.76

Publisher: Pomegranate: 1998

Seller ID: 144402

ISBN: 076496691X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new, all postcards present. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. From the collections of imperial war museums, these twenty-seven postcards demonstrate the scop of art produced during the First World War under the British govenment's war art schemes. View more info

Image for Where God Put the West: Movie Making in the Desert : a Moab-Monument Valley Movie History

Where God Put the West: Movie Making in the Desert : a Moab-Monument Valley Movie History

By: Stanton, Bette L

Price: $19.98  $15.98

Publisher: U.S.A., Canyonlands Natural History Association: 1994

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 138848

ISBN: 0937407089

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with VERY lightly bumped page-end corners being the only flaw; otherwise as new. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 184 pages, loaded with b&w photos. Map on inside cover. View more info

Image for Traditions in Transition:  Jewish Culture in Philadelphia 1840 1940

Traditions in Transition: Jewish Culture in Philadelphia 1840 1940

By: Stern, Gail F. (ed.)

Price: $28.00  $22.40

Publisher: Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies: 1989

Seller ID: 130204

ISBN: 0937437069

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 134 pages. Tear at bottom of spine. Exhibition catalog. View more info

Shifting Winds; Nebraska's Weather Story

By: Stevens, Betty

Price: $15.16  $12.13

Publisher: Journal-star: 1994

Seller ID: 111189

ISBN: 0963802518

Condition: Fine


Tiny bump to upper edge is only flaw. Lots of photos,130 pages. View more info

Image for People Highly Favoured of God: The Nova Scotia Yankees and the American Revolution, A

People Highly Favoured of God: The Nova Scotia Yankees and the American Revolution, A

By: Stewart, Gordon T.; Rawlyk, George A.

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut, U.S.A., Archon Books: 1972

Seller ID: 129280

ISBN: 0208012834

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 219 pages. View more info

Image for Brewing in Seattle (Images of America)

Brewing in Seattle (Images of America)

By: Stream, Kurt

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Charleston, South Carolina, Arcadia Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 128744

ISBN: 0738595233

Condition: Near Fine


A new, unread copy in excellent condition. Slight sticker residue on spine. 128 pages. Many b&w photos. Tiny bump on corner of cover. View more info

Image for San Diego Bay: A Story of Exploitation and Restoration

San Diego Bay: A Story of Exploitation and Restoration

By: Students of Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs High Tech High

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: San Diego, California Sea Grant College Program: 2007

Seller ID: 121672

ISBN: 1888691174

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 325 pages. View more info

Image for An Unlikely Revolutionary: Matsuo Takabuki and the Making of Modern Hawai'I

An Unlikely Revolutionary: Matsuo Takabuki and the Making of Modern Hawai'I

By: Takabuki, Matsuo

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A., Univ of Hawaii Pr: 1998

Seller ID: 124063

ISBN: 0824820835

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 237 pages. View more info

Image for Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

By: Thomas, Damion L.

Price: $48.00  $38.40

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137749

ISBN: 0252037170

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition. 209 pages. View more info

Image for Old Louisville:  The Victorian Era

Old Louisville: The Victorian Era

By: Thomas, Samuel W.; William Morgan

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Courier-Journal, Louisville Times, Data Courier: 1975

Seller ID: 144651

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards. Edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format: 12 1/8"w x 9 3/4"h. 152 pages. Many b&w photographs. Pages a bit wavy. View more info

River We Carry with Us: Two Centuries of Writing From the Clark Fork Basin, The

By: Tracy Stone-Manning; Emily Miller

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 2002

Seller ID: 138858

ISBN: 0944439063

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Previous owner's name inside. Slight edge wear. Contents: Butte, Anaconda and Upper Clark Fork; Blackfoot River; Missoula and Middle Clark Fork; The Bitterroot; and The Flathead, Lower Clark Fork and Lake Pend Oreille. View more info

Image for Greetings from Los Angeles: A Visit to the City of Angels in Postcards

Greetings from Los Angeles: A Visit to the City of Angels in Postcards

By: Tucker, Kerry

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Stream Press: 1982

Seller ID: 145787

ISBN: 0942820002

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. Crease on cover. 112 pages. 8 1/4"w x 6"h. Contains images of 80 full-color historic postcards of Las Angeles, including: Angel's Flight, The Brown Derby, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, The Watts Towers, The Bradbury Building, Venice, Forest Lawn, Homes of the Stars, the Hollywood Bowl. View more info

Image for Dan Valentine's Spirit of the West: The Pioneers  [American Essays #4]

Dan Valentine's Spirit of the West: The Pioneers [American Essays #4]

By: Valentine, Dan

Price: $134.95  $107.96

Publisher: By Author: 1969

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 132124

Condition: Near Fine


Large format staple bound comic style booklet with numerous short articles with b&w drawings: a collection of authentic tales and legends of America's historical west. Illustrated by drawings. 40 pages. Front cover has small chip at lower edge, otherwise Fine, creaseless with sharp corners. text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, Signed by author and "me too" Elaine Valentine on inside cover. Articles incluse wife who defied Brigham Young, Whyomin's lady cattle rustler, unsung heroes of the Golden Spike, the sad legend of Joe Hill, Utah red buried in the Kremlin, ... View more info

Pictorial Tour of Historical Markers, Plaques and Landmarks in Eliot, Maine, A

By: Vetter, Edward; Morrow, Esther (ed.0

Price: $65.00  $52.00

Publisher: Eliot, Maine, Edward H. Vetter:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 106916

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Staple bound. 82 pages. Black and white photos. Signed by Edward Vetter. View more info

Letters of Elijah Fletcher, The

By: Von Briesen, Martha (ed.)

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, University Press of Virginia: 1965

Seller ID: 108129

Condition: Good


Endpapers slightly soiled. Interior pages clean and unmarked. View more info

New York in the Fifties

By: Wakefield, Dan

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 122096

ISBN: 0395513200

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 355 pages. Inscribed by author. View more info

Image for Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University

Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University

By: Ward, Barbara

Price: $28.00  $22.40

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R Godine Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133270

ISBN: 0879232889

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 194 pages. Olive green cloth boards. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Many illustrations and photos. Large format: 8 3/4"w x 11 1/4"h. View more info