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History of the Saint Croix Valley, 2 Vols

By Easton, Augustus B., Ed

Chicago: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1909. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 2 Vols., large, thick quartos, xviii + 1,290 pp., b/w photos, index. History and biographies of communities & people in the St. Croix River Valley that divides Minnesota & Wisconsin. Ex-lib. set but very clean. The only lib. markings are the perforation on both t.p. & a stamp on the copyright p. No other lib. markings inside or out. New endpapers. Original navy blue & maroon cloth bindings w/gold-foil stamping to the spines. Shows lt. rubbing to the edges & lt. wear to the head & heel of the spines o/w v.g. cond. A solid binding.


History of Wabasha County Minnesota

By Curtiss-Wedge, Franklyn

Winona, MN.: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1920. First Edition . Imitation Leather. Good/Issued Without d/j. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Thick quarto, xvi + 781 pp., b/w photos, contents, index. History & biographies of this Minnesota county on the Mississippi River. This is the original first edn. professionally re-bound in an imitation half-leather binding w/a red leather spine label & new endpapers. The exterior is very attractive & in fine cond., the interior shows some soiling & a few pencil marks but is in good cond. & all there.


Marine on St. Croix: From Lumber Village to Summer Haven, 1838-1968

By Dunn, James Taylor

Marine on St. Croix, MN.: Marine Historical Society, 1968. First Paperback Edition . Paperback. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback book, map frontis, b/w photos, index. A year by year account of the history of Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota. Signed presentation from the author on the f.f.e.p. The book shows a sl. aging & has a crease on the rear cover o/w v.g. cond.


Southwest Minnesota: A Place of Many Places

By Amato, Joseph & David Pichaske

Marshall, MN.: Crossings Press, 2007. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Oblong quarto, 148 pp., color photos. A look at S.W. Minnesota life in the cities and small towns. Signed inscription opposite the t.p. by author Joseph Amato. Hardcover book & d/w v.g. cond.


History of Chippewa and Lac Qui Parle Counties, Minnesota, 2 Vols

By Moyer, L.R. And O.G. Dale

Marceline, MO.: Walsworth Pub. Co.. Reprint . Cloth. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 2 Vols., quartos, 605 & 821 pp., b/w photos, historical index, biographical index. History of both counties w/much biographical info. A facsimile reprint of the original 1916 edition. An undated reprint by Walsworth. Blue cloth bound hardcover w/gold-foil stamping to the spines All v.g. cond., solid bindings.


History of Wright County, Minnesota, 2 Vols

By Curtiss-Wedge, Franklyn

Buffalo, MN.: Wright - Way Graphics, 1977. Reprint . Imitation Leather. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 2 Vols., Quartos, 1,137 pp., frontis, b/w photos, index to portraits, index to biographies. A facsimile reprint of the 1915 edn. History of Wright County, Minnesota w/much biographical info. Hardcover books bound in imitation brown leather. Fore-edges very lt. soiled, a couple of lt. spots, a couple of lt. scratches to the covers o/w all v.g.+ cond. Solid binding. Attractive set.



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John Ireland and the American Catholic Church

By O'Connell, Marvin R

St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988. Second Printing . Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Thick octavo, xiv + 610 pp., frontis, b/w photos, notes, bib., index. Biography of John Ireland (1838-1918) first Archbishop of St. Paul, MN. & his involvement with immigration & rise to national prominence during the Gilded Age. Cloth bound hardcover book in fine cond., d/w v.g. with one small rub on the front hinge & lt. rub on rear d/w fold, label residue on back. Originally pub. at $34.95.



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Fifty Years in the Northwest

By Folsom, W.H.C

Taylors Falls, MN.: Taylors Falls Historical Society, 1999. Reprint . Paperback. Fine/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Thick octavo, paperback, lv + 764 pp., b/w photos & illus., a facsimile reprint of the 1888 edition, edited by Clarence W. Nelson(w/a new editor's preface) & w/a new intro. by the renowned Minnesota historian, the late Helen M. White. Judge Folsom was a Minnesota pioneer & his book is filled w/early & detailed history of the Minnesota/Wisconsin border areas & beyond. Paperback limited to 500 copies. Fine cond.


Campaigning with the First Minnesota

By Taylor, Isaac

St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1944. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 118 pp., footnotes, b/w line drawings. Edited by Hazel Wolf. This is the only publication of Taylor's Civil War Diary of service w/the 1st Minn. Reg't. (he died at Gettysburg). It appeared in 4 consecutive issues of the Minnesota History magazine in 1944. These 4 issues, as well as all the other articles dealing w/Minn. history are bound together here in vol. 25 of Minnesota History magazine (viii + 443 pp., b/w illus., index). Brown cloth bound hardcover book w/gold-foil stamping to the spine in very good+ cond.



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Little Crow: Spokesman for the Sioux

By Anderson, Gary C

St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986. First Paperback Edition . Paperback. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xii + 259 pp., frontis, maps, b/w photos, notes, bib., index. Signed on the t.p., "To my good friend and co-editor--Gary Clayton Anderson. Thanks for all the assistance!" This copy was presented to Alan Woolworth from the author & carries a few penicil marks in the first 50 pp. or so. O/W very good cond.


The Early Background of Minnetonka Beach

By Richards, Bergmann

Minneapolis: Hennepin County Hist. Soc., 1957. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 109 pp., double frontis, maps, aerial map, b/w photos & illus., footnotes. History of Minnetonka Beach a community located on Lake Minnetonka west of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Decorated hardcover binding in fine cond.



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The Superior North Shore

By Waters, Thomas F

Minneapolis: Univ. Of Minnesota Press, 1987. First Edition . Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Carol Yonker Waters. xx + 361 pp., maps, b/w illus., bib., index. A history & natural science of the north shore of Lake Superior. Signed presentation on the f.f.e.p. by both the author & his wife, the illustrator. Dark green cloth bound hardcover book in fine cond., d/w fine cond.


The Story of Grand Portage

By Buck, Solon J

Minneapolis: Cook County Hist. Soc., 1931. Second Printing . Paperback. Very Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperbound pamphlet, saddle-stitched, 22 pp., b/w photos, 2 maps. This is actually a slightly revised version of the original article that appeared the Minn. Hist. Bulletin, Feb. 1923. An off-print done for distribution by the Cook County Hist. Soc. Original wraps w/only sl. general wear and signed (twice) on the front cover & inside the front cover by Alan R. Woolworth (former Minn. State Archaeologist).


A Story of Grand Portage and Vicinity

By Arnold, John B

Minneapolis: Harrison & Smith Co., 1923. First Edition . Paperbound. Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 3 tone printed wrappers, saddle-stitched pamphlet promoting the history of Grand Portage, Minnnesota, the old voyageur's trading post. 48 pp., b/w photos, sl. wear around the edges & where the 2 staples are but the cover is still well attached. This is the original 1923 printing with text drawn from the writings of Warren, Winchell, Neill & Buck. Former owner's ink stamp sig. on front cover, glue residue on all 4 edges of back cover, pencilling on inside back blank p. Scarce.



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Every Man Did His Duty: Pictures & Stories of the Men of the First Minnesota

By Jorgenson, Wayne D

Minneapolis: Tasora, 2012. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Short folio, xvi + 304 pp., extensive b/w & color photos, facsimiles, notes, bib., index. Tells the individual stories in text and photos of over 100 men who served in the First Minnesota Regiment in the Civil War. Signed by the author on the t.p. Large hardcover book in fine cond., d/w in fine cond.


Minnesota in the Civil War

By Carley, Kenneth

Minneapolis: Ross & Haines, Inc., 1961. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 168 pp., maps, b/w photos & illus., bib., index. Bookplate. Signed on the frontis p., "To Don Mathison with Best Regards, Kenneth Carley 3/2/62." First Edition. Blue cloth bound hardcover book in v.g. cond., d/w in fine cond., not price-clipped.



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Soldier, Settler, and Sioux: Fort Ridgely and the Minnesota River Valley, 1853-1867

By Beck, Paul N

Sioux Falls, S.D.: The Ctr. For Western Studies, 2000. First Paperback Edition . Paperback. Fine/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xxiv + 199 pp., 2 maps, b/w photos, notes, bib., index. The role of Fort Ridgely on the Minnesota frontier and in the Dakota (Sioux) war of 1862. Signed by the author on the t.p. Foreword by Alan R. Woolworth. Paperback book only, not done in hardcover to my knowledge. Now out-of-print. Fine cond.


Tall Timber: A Pictorial History of Logging in the Upper Midwest

By Bacig, Tom & Fred Thompson

Bloomington, MN.: Voyageur Press. First Edition . Cloth. Fine/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Slender quarto, viii + 152 pp., frontis, extensive photos, illus., glossary, bib., notes. A history of the white pine logging industry across Michigan, Wisconsin & Minnesota. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Green cloth bound hardcover book in fine cond., the d/w shows lt. chipping along some of the edges o/w good to v.g. cond.


An Interview with Jon Hassler

By Powers, Michael

Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore, 1990. First Edition . Leather Spine. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Unpaginated (appr. 34 pp.), An interview with the late novelist Jon Hassler conducted by the late Michael Powers and pub. by the late bookseller, Larry Dingman. Signed by all 3. Also contains a bibliography of Hassler's writings. Limited edition, letter "S" of 26 lettered copies handbound. There was also a trade limited edition of 750 cc. Dark leather spine over boards, gold foil stamping to the spine. Hardcover book in fine cond.


Official Program Minneapolis Aquatennial Championship Rodeo Featuring Gene Autry

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Minneapolis: Minneapolis Aquatennial, 1940. First Edition . Original Wraps. Good/Issued Without d/j. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A simple 4 page program from the very first Minneapolis Aquatennial that featured Gene Autry and a rodeo. Peach colored paper w/black ink printing. This item had been folded at one time so there are light crease marks. O/W it is whole and intact. July 27, 1940. Very scarce. Good to good+ cond.


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