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Image for The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

By: . Campey, Lucille H

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Natural Heritage Books: 2003

Seller ID: 143707

ISBN: 1896219888

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. B&W photos, maps, charts, tables. View more info

Pioneers of North Central Washington

By: Anderson, Eva G.

Price: $22.40

Publisher: Wenatchee, WA, Wenatchee World: 1980

Seller ID: 102814

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked copy. Vinyl cover and pages a bit wavy from storage (not water damage). Reprinted from articles in The Wenatchee World. 564 pages. View more info

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Indian Primitive

By: Andrews, Ralph W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y., Bonanza: 1960

Seller ID: 146155

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. Edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. 8 3/8"w x 10 5/8"h. 174 pages. Many b&w photos. From the racist dust jacket blurb: "...it is not difficult to imagine the daring and enterprise of the pioneers who pointed crude cameras at these savages as they butchered whales in native rituals or pounded drums as the spirit doctor danced over a sick man. Did they get other pictures or spears in their backs?" View more info

Image for Seward, Alaska:  A History of the Gateway City , Vol. I:  Prehistory to 1914

Seward, Alaska: A History of the Gateway City , Vol. I: Prehistory to 1914

By: Barry, Mary J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, M.J.P. Barry: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 142900

ISBN: 0961700904

Condition: Good


Some yellow highlighting to under 30 pages (approx.). 182 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Signed by Mary J. Barry. Previous owner's name inside. Black and white photos. View more info

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Seller ID: 145878

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full green cloth boards show a bit of fading and wear. Small tears on front hinge and discoloration to endpapers. Previous owner's name inside. 296 pages. View more info

Pilots to Presidents: British Columbia Aviation Leaders and Pioneers, 1930-1960

By: Corley-Smith, Peter

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Sono Nis Press: 2001

Seller ID: 129538

ISBN: 155039116X

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice book with light scuffing/shelfwear to covers only, otherwise Fine with text/interior clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Image for Langley Story Illustrated: An Early History of the Municipality of Langley, The

Langley Story Illustrated: An Early History of the Municipality of Langley, The

By: Don E. Waite

Price: $54.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Don Waite Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137083

ISBN: 0919213618

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with sharp corners, straight, solid binding, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket has several large tears along the folds, heavy chipping at edges. Clean boards in brown cloth, map endpapers. 280pp. Formerly of a private library with two stamps near the front of the book. Many b&w photos, some full page. Maps, tables, charts. Contents include Fur company exploration, First Fort Langley, Hudson's Bay co. , The great Langley prairie, A yuculta attack, Fraser river gold rush, Birth of B.C. Mainland's first chur... View more info

Nature's Economy: A History of Ecological Ideas (Studies in Environment and History)

By: Donald Worster

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 144342

ISBN: 052131870X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with covers showing very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 404 pages in medium format. Sections include: Ecology in the eighteenth century, Subversive science: Thoreau's romantic ecology, The dismal science: Darwinian ecology, O pioneers: ecology on the frontier, The morals of a science: ethics, economics and ecology; all with sub-chapters. View more info

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Mercer Island: The First 100 Years

By: Gellatly, Judy

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Mercer Island Bicentennial Committee: 1977

Seller ID: 129376

Condition: Very Good


Book has edgewear to covers, clean & unmarked inside and out; 149 pages, many b&w photos. View more info

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Windjammers of the Pacific Rim

By: Gibbs, Jim; Drucker, Phillip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Limited: 1987

Seller ID: 138953

ISBN: 0887400868

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 232 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. The story of windjammers and the California, Oregon, and Washington pioneers who built them. Many black and white photos and illustrations. View more info

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Beyond the Shining Mountains: 36 Northwest Adventures

By: Gould, Dorothy Fay

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort: 1938

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 142207

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full tank cloth boards with orange lettering. Map endpapers. Inscribed by author on half-title, dated August, 1938. Many b&w photographs and illustrations. "These 36 adventures were chosen from hitherto unpublished documents, from first editions of rare books, and from original sources among old places and persons with the aim of giving a unified picture of the Pacific Northwest." View more info

Letters from Windermere 1912 - 1914 (Recollections of the Pioneers of British Columbia)

By: Harris, Cole,; Elizabeth Phillips, (eds.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1991

Seller ID: 143261

ISBN: 0774803940

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 243 pages with b&w photos. View more info

Yukon's Women of Power: Political Pioneers in a Northern Canadian Colony

By: Hayden, Joyce

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Windwalker Press: 1999

Seller ID: 097458

ISBN: 0968626602

Condition: Very Good


703 pages, 20 chapters with one woman portrayed in each chapter. B&W photos. View more info

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Hester & Timothy: Pioneers

By: Holberg, Ruth Langland

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142226

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover and discolored spine. Previous owner's inscription inside. Pictorial endpapers. Black and white and color illustrations, many full-page. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/4"h. 128 pages. View more info

Image for Pioneers of contemporary Persian painting, first generation : Jalil Zia'pur, Shokuh Riazi, Javad Hamidi, Hosein Kazemi, Mahmud Javadipur, Ahmad Esfandiari, Abdollah Amer Al-Hoseini, Mehdi Vishka'i, Manuchehr Yekta'i, Leili Taqipur.

Pioneers of contemporary Persian painting, first generation : Jalil Zia'pur, Shokuh Riazi, Javad Hamidi, Hosein Kazemi, Mahmud Javadipur, Ahmad Esfandiari, Abdollah Amer Al-Hoseini, Mehdi Vishka'i, Manuchehr Yekta'i, Leili Taqipur.

By: Javad Hamidi; Karim Imami; Ahmad Isfandyari; Mahmud Javadi'pur; Husayn Kazimi; Javad Mojabi; Shokuh Riazi Jalil iya'pur;

Price: $345.95

Publisher: Tehran, Iran, Iranian Art Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 144614

ISBN: 9649140301

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as is dust jacket, in pictorial box; box has light shelf wear only. 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. Oversize format with text in English and Persian, large, full page, full color prints of the artist's work throughout the over 300 pages. Very uncommon. 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

Image for Pioneers, Pedlars, and Prayer Shawls: The Jewish Communities in British Columbia and the Yukon

Pioneers, Pedlars, and Prayer Shawls: The Jewish Communities in British Columbia and the Yukon

By: Leonoff, Cyril Edel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Sono Nis Press: 1978

Seller ID: 146214

ISBN: 091946274X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover and dust jacket. Previous owner's sticker on rear endpaper. 256 pages. Narrative and photographs of the beginning and growth of Jewish communities in British Columbia, Canada. View more info

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Wisconsin Death Trip

By: Lesy, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Anchor: 1191

Seller ID: 146942

ISBN: 0385412150

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. 10 3/4"w x 8 1/2"h. "Michael Lesy has collected and arranged a number of remarkable old photographs; he has culled accounts, principally of death, depression and disease, from local papers, recorded a little local gossip...then to accompany these composed a brief though eleoquent and perceptive text, and put all this handsomely and artfully before us... The result is an imprssive example of the poetry of history..." [William Gass, New York Times Book Review] View more info

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Fabulous New Orleans

By: Lyle Saxon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1988

Seller ID: 144821

ISBN: 0882897063

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. 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 blurb: Lyle Saxon's timeless impressions of colorful New Orleans, first recorded more than half a century ago, not only reveal inherent mystery and frivolity, but also recall the city's elaborate history, spanning more than two centures and three cultures. The various aspects of the French, Spanish and Creole societies, which continue to define today's city, are documented here through wide-ranging vignettes of ... View more info

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Pioneers of the Wild West (High Lights of History Series)

By: Mansfield, J. Carroll

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Syndicate Publishing Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 146141

Condition: Very Good


Small format: 3 7/8"w x 4 1/2"h. Yellowing paper. Black and white illustrations on every page. View more info