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Fraser [Rivers of America series], The

By: Hutchinson, Bruce

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Rinehart & Co.: 1950

Seller ID: 124209

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light use, interior clean and unmarked, previous owner's name on front end paper, sunning to spine and covers. 368 pages, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars

By: Ingrassia, Paul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Simon & Schuster: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138452

ISBN: 1451640633

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 395 pages. View more info

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Knickerbocker's History of New York Vol. 1

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1894

Seller ID: 136693

Condition: Very Good


364 pages. 6 1/4"w x 8 7/8"h by 1 1/4"thick. Decorative cover with gilt and blue design and beveled edges is slightly soiled. Gilt top page ends. Decorative borders on every page. Previous owner's inscription and bookplate. Volume I only. Illustrated by Edward W. Kemble. "Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history and politics entitled A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker in 1809. Prior to its publicat... View more info

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Big Trees & Steam Lokies and a Lot of Bull Teams

By: James, Dave

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Fairfield, WA, Ye Galleon Press / Mason County Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 138552

ISBN: 0935693149

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 48 pages. Staple-bound. 8 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. Many b&w photos of beautiful, giant trees - better cut them down! View more info

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Shared Walls: Seattle Apartment Buildings, 1900-1939

By: James, Diana E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company: 2012

Seller ID: 136767

ISBN: 0786465964

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 271 pages. Illustrated. View more info

History of New Durham, New Hampshire from the First Settlement to the Present Time Including That Part of Alton Which Was Formerly New Durham Gore

By: Jennings, Ellen Cloutman

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Ellen Cloutman: 1962

Seller ID: 113352

Condition: Near Fine


94 pages with a few illustrations. Chapters include: The beginning (the road, 1722 mason's grant etc.)The land, How they lived, Town meetings, Early taverns, The war for independence, The new government, The murder of Peter Drowne, The meeting house, The first ministers, Later ministers and churches, More town meetings, The 1899's, Mills, the civil war, Some early families. With text of town charter, Selectmen of New Durham, 1765 -- 1962, Town Clerks of New Durham, 1765 -- 1962, Population table & bibliography. View more info

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Clamshell Railroad: America's Westernmost Line 1888 -- 1930

By: Jessett, Thomas E.

Price: $32.45

Publisher: Ilwaco, OR, Pacific Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 142481

Condition: Very Good


Book shows a little crunch at upper spine with a crease resulting, otherwise very light scuffing to covers only. 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. 42 pages with b&w photo section. View more info

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Brave North Dakota Families: a Family Story and a Genealogy of the Joh, Just Rieckmann, Reinhold, Schellenberger and Thiele Families in America and Germany

By: John Alex B,; Griffith, Lori

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Gateway Press: 1988

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128121

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows next to no use with sharp corners, very very clean covers in green cloth with gilt lettering, interior is spotless save minimal library markings. 304 pages, b&w photos. View more info

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Story of the Tobacco Plains Country, The

By: Johnson, Olga Weydemeyer (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pioneers of the Tobacco Plains Country: 1995

Seller ID: 122156

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 273 pages. Previous owner's name. B&w photos. View more info

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Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America, The

By: Kastor, Peter J.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 133044

ISBN: 0300101198

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 311 pages. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Henry Hobson Richardson and the Small Public Library in America: A Study in Typology

By: Kenneth A. Breisch

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1997

Seller ID: 145173

ISBN: 0262024160

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new in 1/4 blue cloth covers. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 354 pages with b&w illustrations throughout, floor plans, elevations, architectural detail. View more info

Mines, Minerals & Mustangs: Nevada's Living Legends-- Wild Horses and Dreams of Gold

By: Kerr, John and Jeannette

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canada, Focal Impressions: 2008

Seller ID: 124113

ISBN: 0980960304

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 176 pages. View more info

Mines, Minerals & Mustangs: Nevada's Living Legends-- Wild Horses and Dreams of Gold

By: Kerr, John and Jeannette

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Canada, Focal Impressions: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128212

ISBN: 0980960304

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 176 pages. View more info

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Signing Their Rights Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution

By: Kiernan, Denise; D'Agnese, Joseph

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Quirk Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141400

ISBN: 159474520X

Condition: Fine


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

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La Dame De Sainte Hermine

By: King, Grace

Price: $122.95

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131667

Condition: Good


Book shows light wear at edges, bumped and lightly worn corners, covers in dark green cloth with gilt embossed lettering and border on front and spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind save stamp at free front endpaper "Clement's news & cigar store." Back cover has little marks, straight, solid binding. Noted Louisiana author and historian Grace King King’s final novel was a historical romance titled La Dame de Sainte Hermine (1924), set in eighteenth-century Louisiana. Combining her love and command of historical detail with her novelistic skill, this work em... View more info

City and Country: Rural Responses to Urbanization in the 1920s

By: Kirschner, Don S.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Pub Group: 1970

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 111707

ISBN: 0837123453

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 279 pages. View more info

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Ferryboats: A legend on Puget Sound

By: Kline, M. S.; G.A. Bayless

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seattle, Bayless Books: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144452

ISBN: 0914515004

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards with gilt ferry design and spine lettering. 8 5/8"w x 10 1/4"h. 402 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Signed by both authors on the title page. View more info

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Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence

By: Kolhatkar, Sonali; Ingalls, James

Price: $4.88

Publisher: N Y, Seven Stories Press: 2006

Seller ID: 138659

ISBN: 1583227318

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 313 pages. View more info

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To the Chukchi Peninsula and to the Tlingit Indians, 1881/1882: Journals and Letters by Aurel and Arthur Krause

By: Krause, Aurel

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Fairbanks, AL, Univ of Alaska Pr: 1993

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 118598

ISBN: 0912006668

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 230 pages. Corner of front endpaper clipped. View more info

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Grove Farm Plantation: The Biography of a Hawaiian Sugar Plantation

By: Krauss, Bob; Alexander, Wi. P.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Grove Farms Museum: 2003

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 135995

ISBN: 0961717424

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light wear to covers only; sharp corners, text/interior are clean and unmarked in any way. Appears nearly new. Maps, photos, drawings, 437 pages. View more info