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Boundaries of Home : Mapping for Local Empowerment

By: Aberley, Doug

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers, Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 112055

ISBN: 1550922076

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library stamp, but no other markings. 138 pages. View more info

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In and Out of Port : Voices from the Port of Melbourne, an Oral History

By: Borke, Sigrid

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Borke, Sigrid: 2000

Seller ID: 099991

ISBN: 0646408208

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inscriptions inside. 280 pages. Some b&w photos. View more info

Short Pants to Striped Trousers : The Life and Times of a Judge in Skid Road Vancouver

By: Craig, Wallace Gilby

Price: $78.95

Publisher: By Author: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 137367

ISBN: 0973392908

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, text is clean and unmarked in any way. Solid, square, straight, tight binding. Book appears new. Signed on half title page. View more info

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The Care of Prints and Drawings (American Association for State and Local History)

By: Ellis, Margaret Holben

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 1996

Seller ID: 142184

ISBN: 0761991360

Condition: Good


Highlighting and notes to a couple of pages. 254 pages. View more info

The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography (Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes)

By: Fogel, Joshua A. and Charles S. Maier

Price: $9.50

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Seller ID: 144476

ISBN: 0520220072

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. 248 pages. View more info

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The First Summer: Photographs of the Matanuska Colony of 1935

By: Fox, James H.

Price: $205.95

Publisher: Alaska Rural Rehabilitaiton Corporation: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 142517

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear only to oversize covers: two marks at spine on front cover, a little bit of corner wear, back upper corner is turned out slightly, covers show scuffing. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 80 pages with usually four captioned b&w photos per oversize page, with chapter introductions, usually one page. Chapters include: Voyage of the North Star, Arrival of the Colonists, Drawing for the Land, Permane... View more info

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Between Mountain and Lake: a History of Ochre River Rural Municipality 1885 -- 1970

By: History Committee

Price: $55.95

Publisher: History Committee of the Ochre River Women's Institute: 1970

Seller ID: 143356

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only, beige-yellow textured covers with an occasional b&w photo. Nice shots of the Queen etc. at front and a selection of ads of local businesses at the time in the back. 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 with previous owners name inside front cover. 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-Y... View more info

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History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the end of the Dutch Dynasty, A

By: Knickerbocker, Diedrich; Irving, Washington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1877

Seller ID: 138540

Condition: Fair


Spine and corners bound in leather, with marbled paper covered boards. Cracks at both hinges. Previous owner's name inside. Foxing to pages. 4 1/2"w x 6 3/4"h. 340 pages. "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. Pr... View more info

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Nearby History Exploring the Past Around You

By: Kyvig, David E.; Marty, Myron A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, American Association for State and Local History: 1990

Seller ID: 142944

ISBN: 0942063074

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 300 pages. 6"w x 9"h. "How to find and use published, unpublished, visual, and material records, collect information through interviews, use photographs, documents and objects,a nd connect the individual investigations with broader historical issues--is what the reader will learn in Nearby History." View more info

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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

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A Tribute to the Past: Quesnel (British Columbia) & Area, 1808-1928

By: Old Age Pensioners' Organization

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Quesnel Old Age Pensioners: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143286

ISBN: 0969231202

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in dark red leather covers with gold print on cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows very slight shelf wear only, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for front end paper, where it is inscribed by 10 of the subjects and/or authors of the book as the O.A.P.O #77 Book Committee for Publishing to Mrs. Fulton. The book represents a comprehensive local history of pioneer... View more info

Tour Guide: Interstate 90 East Heritage Tour Seattle to Spokane: Including Audio Track with Traditional Music and Narratives from Local Residents

By: Staff

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Northwest Heritage Resources: 2007

Seller ID: 128059

ISBN: 1891466070

Condition: Near Fine


Audio CD set of three and about 15 page booklet with maps, graphics, photos. The folder shows very light wear, booklet and CDs are in excellent condition. View more info

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Account of St. John's Conduit: Bristol's Mediaeval Water System: a Report and Survey of Features Surviving in August 1984

By: Temple Local History Group; Lea-Jones, Julian & Diane, et al

Price: $59.75

Publisher: Temple Local Hist.Gp.: 1984

Seller ID: 137111

ISBN: 0951006800

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent, as-new condition with sraight, tight, solid binding, sharp corners, creaseless covers. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 51 pages with maps, charts, b&w photos, lots of very specific and descriptive detail regarding the system. View more info

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Going Back to Frances Lake: My Springtide Years in Walla Walla

By: Thomas, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Walla Walla, WA, Pioneer Press Books: 1998

Seller ID: 135060

ISBN: 0936546182

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 177 pages. Many b&w photos. Oblong format. View more info

We the Undersigned: a History Of New Brunswick Women 1784 -- 1984

By: Tulloch, Elspeth

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Ne Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women: 1985

Seller ID: 143807

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. 147 pages with a few b&w photos, a few copies of articles. Full title is "We the Undersigned: a Historical Overview of New Brunswick Women's Poltical and Legal Status 1784 - 1984" View more info

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Pride in Small Places: A Photographic Remembrance of Rural Prince Edward Island 1900 - 1960

By: Weale, David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tangle Lane: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 127824

ISBN: 0973379219

Condition: Fine


Faux worn leather covers in an oblong format show little to no wear, text/interior is in excellent condition in every way, inscribed by the author on the title page. 208 pages on photo quality paper of b&w photographs, often full page. Lots of photos of local persons, animals, vehicles, stores, farms, farming implements, kids, landscapes. Charming. View more info