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The Flying Farmer Organization; First in Oklahoma
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The Flying Farmer Organization; First in Oklahoma

by Evans, Broneta Davis; Timothy A. Zwink

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Oklahoma City: Western Heritage Books, 1983. First Edition. Octavo-oblong. 112 pages, inscribed by her in the year of publication to Shirley and Dan Gruber who were new leaders of the Flying Farmers. Illustrated with black and white photographic images. The flying farmers took ranch management to a new level. Their airplanes could now be used in spraying, seeding, checking… Read more about this item
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San Francisco Boy
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San Francisco Boy

by Lenski, Lois

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Philadelphia/New York, (1955): J.B. Lippincott Co. First Edition. Octavo. . xi, 176 pages. Illustrated by the author. In her introduction she describes San Francisco and all its uniqueness. A story about the Fong family who are Chinese Americans. They move from Alameda to San Francisco's Chinatown and have many adjustments to make. Through the adventures of the Fong children,… Read more about this item
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History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps & Gorham's Purchase Embracing the Counties of Wayne and Alegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genese and Wyoming
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History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps & Gorham's Purchase Embracing the Counties of Wayne and Alegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genese and Wyoming

by Turner, O.

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Geneseo: James Brunner, 1976. Octavo. 588 pages, index. Folding map of the region laid in. A facsimile reprint of the rare 1851 edition complete and unaltered. The 1852 edition did not contain the supplement found in the first edition on pages 493-624, but provided another, which is reproduced with its original page numbers (493-588). Following the index, is a… Read more about this item
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The Nineteen Hundred and Thirty Four Makio (Illustrated By Rockwell Kent)
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The Nineteen Hundred and Thirty Four Makio (Illustrated By Rockwell Kent)

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1934
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Columbus, Ohio: Published By the Junior Class of Ohio State University, 1934. First Edition. Quarto. 399 pages. The negotiations to get Rockwell Kent to illustrate the 1934 edition were confirmed in the campus newspaper The Lantern in January 11, 1934. The six zinc etchings were received on January 24, 1934. The book was printed at the Stoneman Company of… Read more about this item
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Fate, Destiny, Necessity On Renville's Prairies
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Fate, Destiny, Necessity On Renville's Prairies

by Embree, Blanche

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New York; (1977): Vantage Press. First Edition. Quarto. Inscribed by the author. 272 pages. An essential history with hundreds of photographs. It is the story of those people, many of whose descendants still make their homes in the area. More than just a geographical and political history, it tells the tale of a continuing struggle to make the land… Read more about this item
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Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley
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Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley

by Gary, George

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Nd [ca.1901]: Times Publishing Company. Small Octavo. 267pages and i-viii pp. index. This work covers the first thirty years of the American occupation of the Fox River Valley. Much on the Winnebago's, early Green Bay as the point of supply for the Menomonee and the Northwest Company. A very scare work bound in green pictorial cloth lettered… Read more about this item
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The History of Putnam County Ohio: illustrated, containing outline map, fifteen farm maps and a history of the county ; lithograhic views of buildings--public and private ; portraits of prominent men ; general statistics ; miscellaneous matters, &c
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(Unigraphic, Inc. NP/1976). Folio. 308 pages. The reprint in a nice hardcover edition of the 1880 major work, showing all the streets, townships, with many pictures, maps, and an index. Bound in maroon cloth lettered in gilt, spine plain. Previous owner' name and address. A near fine copy.
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Jimmy Come Lately History of Callam County
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Jimmy Come Lately History of Callam County

by Russell, Jervis (editor)

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1971
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Port Angeles, WA: Clallam County Historical Society, 1971. First Edition. Large Octavo. 631pp. The history of Clallam County compiles the stories and accounts of pioneers, their descendants and the region's historians, each a Jimmy Come Lately to an earlier pioneer, and the name givrn to the newcommer to the area. A fine copy bound in blue cloth, spine lettering… Read more about this item
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Tour Guide of Spring Pilgrimage; Including an Historic Outline of Natchez and Its Outstanding Places
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Tour Guide of Spring Pilgrimage; Including an Historic Outline of Natchez and Its Outstanding Places

by Marshall, Theodora Britton and Louise Henderson

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Matchez, Mississippi: Natchez Printing & Stationery Co, 1940. Narrow Octavo. 31 pages. It has a map of old Natchez, and announces the programs in early 1941of as well as the Confederate Hall Tableaux, Show Boat Entertainment, and an evening of Negro Spirituals at the St. John Methodist Church on four different nights during the Garden Club Pilgrimage. Bound in… Read more about this item
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History of Lapel and Fishersburg (indiana)
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History of Lapel and Fishersburg (indiana)

by Cascadden, Edith

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1938
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Lapel, Indiana: Published By the Author, 1938. Octavo. 201 pages, index. pages 192-196 are advertisements of those companies' doing business in Lapel in 1938 and pages 197-201 is an alphabetical census of Lapel and Fishersburg. The author's research begins with interviews from the old residents of the area, then she went to the various cemeteries to confirm birth and… Read more about this item
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Historical Journal of the Settlement of the French in Louisiana
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Historical Journal of the Settlement of the French in Louisiana

by Benard De La Harpe, Jean Baptiste, 1683-1765

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Lafayette, Louisiana: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1971. Octavo. 272 pages. edited by Glenn R. Conrad, translated by Virginia Koenig and Joan Cain. The account of the Louisiana Colony from 1698 to 1723. A very useful beginning of the early 18th century with appendices, index, and extensive footnote references. Staple bound in cream stiff paper wraps lettered in black backed… Read more about this item
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A History of the State Normal School of Kansas for the First Twenty-Five Years [with] Annual Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas
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A History of the State Normal School of Kansas for the First Twenty-Five Years [with] Annual Catalogue of the Officers and Students of the State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas

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Emporia, KS: (Kansas Publishing House, Clifford C. Baker, printer), 1889. Octavo. Two parts in one. 169pp. and frontispiece, 85pp. Each with separate title pages. The first part gives a general sketch of the school along with its faculty, library Prize contest, buildings and much more. The second part focuses on the alumni record, catalogue of the students, parents, and… Read more about this item
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Ira Allen Founder of Vermont 1751-1814
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Ira Allen Founder of Vermont 1751-1814

by Wilbur, James Benjamin

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. In two volumes, Vol. I: color portrait frontispiece and other illustrations, 544pp., Vol II: Frontispiece of the Ira Allen Chapel in black and white, title page with a central medallion devise from the Ira Allen half-dollar issued in 1927 to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Bennington, along with other… Read more about this item
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Law Intelligence: Fogarties & Stillman Vs. The State Bank..(Charleston [S.C.], 1860
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Law Intelligence: Fogarties & Stillman Vs. The State Bank..(Charleston [S.C.], 1860

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1860. Octavo. . 11 pages. The large part of the substance of this document on banks and use of checks was reprinted in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review with some variations: it deletes Law Intelligence and has an inserted summary, also it omits the name of John Belton O'Neall, the well-known attorney in South Carolina who was the… Read more about this item
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Gallia County, Ohio Residents, 1800-1825; Taken from Chattel Tax Lists--Land Tax Lists; Wolf Scalp Lists, 1800 and 1820 Census
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Gallia County, Ohio Residents, 1800-1825; Taken from Chattel Tax Lists--Land Tax Lists; Wolf Scalp Lists, 1800 and 1820 Census

by Jones, Dennis R. (compiler)

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Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1997. Octavo. 292 pages. Issued in a very small print run. The records showed everyone over the age of 16 who owned a horse or a cow. comparing the annual accounts help determine the widow as well as the death of each person listed. Bound in red cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt. A fine… Read more about this item
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The St. Croix; Midwest Border River
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The St. Croix; Midwest Border River

by Dunn, James Taylor

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New York; (1965): Holt, Rinehart and winstonPrinting. First Edition. Octavo. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 309 pages, index, two pages listing the books in the Rivers of America Series. Illustrated by Gerald Hazzard. The fifty-fifth in the Rivers of America series. Here is the history of the St. Croix River as well as the major… Read more about this item
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History of Provo, Utah
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History of Provo, Utah

by Jensen, J. Marinus

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1924
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(Utah): By the Author, 1924. First Edition. Small Octavo. Frontispiece and one other full page illustration, a few textual illustrations. [5]-414pp. (1)pp. errata. The author has written an excellent source of the early history Provo including the Provo Indian wars, Indian troubles, famine, pioneer life, the rivers, lakes, Brigham Young Academy and University, fraternal societies, clubs, Military organizations, sports… Read more about this item
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Kansas; Its Interior and Exterior Life. A Full View of Its Settlement, Political History, Social Life, Climate, Soil, Productions, Scenery, Etc.
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Kansas; Its Interior and Exterior Life. A Full View of Its Settlement, Political History, Social Life, Climate, Soil, Productions, Scenery, Etc.

by Robinson, Sara T.L.

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Boston: Crosby, Nichols and Co, 1856. Octavo. Third edition dated the same year as the first edition. Frontispiece, 366pp., 6pp. publisher's ads. An interesting account of life in the early settlement of Kansas. The author wrote this book during a three months' residence in the United States Camp, at Lecompton, with her husband, one of the state prisoners. She… Read more about this item
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Guests: The Ornaments of a Home are the Friends Who Frequent it
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Guests: The Ornaments of a Home are the Friends Who Frequent it

by Roycroft

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East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Octavo. We are told the book belonged to Grace D. Smith from Clara, October 19th. 1907. From an internal reading of the forty-five pages, we see that the activity is from a large home in the Northeast. Students from Yale drop in, many bridge games are held (sometimes giving score, prizes),… Read more about this item
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History of the State of Rhode Island; with Illustrations from Original Sketches
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History of the State of Rhode Island; with Illustrations from Original Sketches

by Wright, Albert J.

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Philadelphia: Hoag, Wade & Co, 1878. Folio. iv, 370 pages, illustrations, portraits, map. 31 unnumbered plates. One of the standard early histories of the state with large full page illustrations of the major citizens, major businesses, and large farms. The tiniest state which had already the first successful cotton mill in America and a host of other business.… Read more about this item
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