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History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierra
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History of the Donner Party: A Tragedy of the Sierra

By McGlashan, C.F.

Truckee, CA: T.C. Wohlbruck Co., 1939 New illustrated edition, 1939. Red cloth with black illustration and titling to front, frontispiece, a cluster of black and white photographs at beginning, 234 pages. Light sunning to spine, small bump to top free corner, a pressure mark to front, several spots of light discoloration to spine and front, light foxing to endpapers. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Defending My Enemy:American Nazis, The Skokie Case, And the Risk of Freedom
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Defending My Enemy:American Nazis, The Skokie Case, And the Risk of Freedom

By Neier, Aryeh

New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1979 Should the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution be restricted to certain groups (that is, our friends) and forbidden to our enemies (that is, Nazis)? Neier examines this question while telling the story of the Skokie Case. Red paper covered boards, 182 pages. Faint odour, previous owner's name to ffep, notes in pencil to overleaf. Dust jacket shows light sunnign to spine and light shelf wear. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Language of Oppression
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Language of Oppression

By Bosmajian, Haig A.

Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983 Bosmajian examines the effect of the use of language in order to define power relations, how language defines our thinking and acting, and how important it is to recognize the language used for what it is. Brown card cover with white titling to front and spine, 156 pages. Minor shelf wear, previous owner's name and date to title page, inside clean and tight. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Wild on the Superior Frontier: A Romance of Settler\'s Lives Lake Superior 1845-1900
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Wild on the Superior Frontier: A Romance of Settler's Lives Lake Superior 1845-1900

By Stevens, James R.

Thunder Bay, Ontario: James R. Stevens, 2010 Book is #12/225, signed by the author. "With the opening of the Michigan State Canal in 1855 thousands of westernized people migrated into the grand Lake Superior watershed...This is a book for those who desire a large picture of the past in Superior country. It contains stories with humour, deceit, awry cases of justice, rough voyages on the Big lake, amazing finds of mineral wealth, and loving and strained relationships between men and women on the 19th Century frontier." Illustrated blue soft cover with yellow titling, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 240 pages. With the exception of minor edge and shelf wear, this book is in great condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed and Inscribed By Artist. Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Story of Lana\'i, The
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Story of Lana'i, The

By Munro, George C.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Native Books, 2007 Published by his descendants more than forty years after his death, this book contains a record of the life and work of George Campbell Munro (1866-1963), manager of Lanai Ranch, Hawaii; it also covers the geography and meterology of Lana'i, as well as the life and lore of the island's human inhabitants. Tan cloth with black titling on spine, grey end papers, illustrated throughout with sepia photographs as well as a fold-out colour photograph of the ranch, colour map of the Island of Lana'i tucked into a pocket at back of book, 233 pages. Small pale spot on upper text block edge; dust jacket has minor wear to upper edge and spine end. This is a very handsome book, in pristine condition. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

In Miners\' Mirage-Land
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In Miners' Mirage-Land

By Strobridge, Idah Meacham

Los Angeles, CA: Artemisia Bindery,, 1904 Book is #706/1000, signed by author, as well as inscribed to a friend. A collection of sketches, many of which appeared in the Los Angeles "Times" and the San Francisco "Chronicle." Brown card cover with dark green titling and illustration on front, green ribbon marker, inscribed by author on end paper, sepia frontispiece, signed and numbered by the author, black and white decorative panels by J. Duncan Gleason, on chapter pages, page edges untrimmed, 129 pages. Brown wraps have edge wear with chips and open and closed tears, shelf wear with some light creases, spine cover creased and split at front gutter - front cover and first end paper separated, spine and edges darkened, various marks and discolourations to cover, text block edges darkened, remainder of binding holding but not firm, text is generally clean. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Limited/Numbered/Signed First Edition. Card Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$150.00

Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, A
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Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, A

By Cooke, John Esten

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1875 A biography of General Robert Edward Lee. Green cloth with gilt titling and decoration on spine, gilt insignia on front, blind stamped border and bevelled edges front and back, black and white frontispiece with tissue-guard, handsome black and white illustrations throughout, fold-out black and white map at rear, publisher's advertising on last few pages, 577 pages. Corners and spine ends have significant wear, edges of boards have less wear, spine cover has a one-inch split at upper front gutter and a six-inch split at upper rear gutter, shelf wear, spine and edges of boards slightly darkened, text block edges darkened, foxing spots to text block edges, end papers and throughout text, binding is sound, colour is bright. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$300.00

Rabbits and Redcoats
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Rabbits and Redcoats

By Peck, Robert Newton

New York: Walker and Company, 1976 A U.S. military history book written for children, by the author of "A Day No Pigs Would Die," "Path of Hunters," etc. Red hard cover with black titling on spine, illustrated title page, illustrated with black and white maps, black and white portraits of Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold, and attractive black and white illustrations with captions and borders, 56 pages. Cover has negligible edge wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has shelf wear, edge wear primarily to corners and spine ends, spine is sunned, white portions darkened and smudged. This is an attractive book - clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+. Illus. by Lydecker, Laura. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Portrayal of Canada in American Textbooks, The
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Portrayal of Canada in American Textbooks, The

By Salinger, Marion C. & Donald C. Wilson

Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1990 Center for international Studies Occasional Paper Series Number Twenty-two. Blue soft cover with black titling on spine and front, 89 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, some small minor creases to front cover, book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Beaver Round-Up: 21st Annual, March 7-11, 1979, A Celebration Picture Book
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Beaver Round-Up: 21st Annual, March 7-11, 1979, A Celebration Picture Book

Dillingham, Alaska: Beaver Round-Up Celebration Book, 1979 This Celebration Picture Book commemorates the 21st Annual Beaver Round-Up held March 7-11, 1979. Orange and white soft cover with black titling on front, staple binding, three ink inscriptions on title page, black and white photographs throughout, 96 pages. Cover has shelf wear with some rubbing of colour and some light creases, light edge wear, light smudges on text block edges, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Gold Hunting in Alaska
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Gold Hunting in Alaska

By Grinnell, Joseph & Elizabeth Grinnell

Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company, 1983 From the Northern History Library. As told by Joseph Grinnell, edited by Elizabeth Grinnell, foreword by Terrence Cole. This journal was written during his gold-rush experience in the late 1890s, by Joseph Grinnell, well-known ornighologist, naturalist, author and director of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California. Black, white and yellow soft cover with yellow and white titling, staple binding, a few black and white photographs in text, 78 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Our Norwegian Immigrants-A Hundred-Year Saga Told in Pictures/Unvandrerne Til amerika-Deres Historie I Bilder

By Thallaug, Jon & Rolf Erickson, Editors

Oslo, Norway: Dreyers Forlag Written in English and Norwegian, book is a collection of photographs documenting the one hundred years of migration, from 1825-1925, of more than 800,000 Norwegians to America. "This overwhelming display of historically valuable photographs were originally collected and made available to the American public in connection with the 1975 Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibition 'With our Hands and Minds'. The exhibition concentrated mainly on the Mid-West. In this book that material is supplemented by pictures from immigrant life in the West and in Alaska" Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, pale green end papers, black and white photographs throughout, 191 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, corners are bumped, text block edges slightly darkened, spot on leading text block edge, ink inscription on end paper, text has a slightly musty odour, book is generally clean and tight. Dust jacket has light edge wear, a half-inch closed tear at upper spine end, sunned spine, shelf wear. This is an attractive and interesting volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.00

Old Florida: Florida\'s Magnificent Homes, Gardens, and Vintage Attractions
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Old Florida: Florida's Magnificent Homes, Gardens, and Vintage Attractions

By Gross, Steve & Sue Daley

New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc, 2003 Introduction by Patrick Smith. This is the "first book to show the full range of architectural styles - from the grand to the modest - that demonstrate the eclecticism of this intriguing state [Florida]" Orange hard cover with white titling on spine and front, illustrated end papers, illustrated throughout with beautiful colour plates as well as a few in colour, 208 pages. Previous owner's bookplate on front end paper, library pocket partially attached to rear end paper, otherwise this very handsome book is in great condition. This book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. Illus. by Gross, Steve & Sue Daley, Photography. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$29.00

Hawaii at War! Book 2: On Guard in the Pacific

By Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Honolulu, Hawaii: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ltd., 1943 Booklet tells in news and pictures some of the highlights of World War II in the vast Pacific area. It covers the entire first year of the war and includes some developments even later. Yellow card cover with black and white photograph and yellow and rerd titling on front, staple binding, two five-colour maps on back, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs,80 pages. Cover has shelf wear, foxing to end papers. This publication is in nice shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$20.00

Wye Island
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Wye Island

By Gibbons, Boyd

Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press Subtitled on cover: Outsiders, Insiders, and Resistance to Change. A "Resources for the Future" book. "This is the human story of conflict over the development of a tranquil island on Maryland's Eastern Shore." Off-white cloth with brown titling on spine and front, end papers are a map of the area, two black and white maps in text, 227 pages. Front cover has a slight warp to it. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has light edge wear and a very slightly sunned spine. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

Amerika Samoa: A History of American Samoa and Its United States Naval Administration

By Gray, J.A.C.

Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1960 Book tells "the story of the U.S. Navy's successful governing of a primitive society during a half century of rapid change. It is also rich with the history and customs of the fa'aSamoa, the Samoan way of life." Off-white cloth with blue titling on spine, map on end papers, illustrated with black and white plates, 295 pages. Leading textblock edge has a couple of small brown spots otherwise book is clean and tight. Dust jacket has edge wear, shelf wear, a .5"x.25" open tear at upper spine end, white portions are darkened, significant rubbing to surface of spine. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Leather 'N Lead: An Anthology of Desperadoes in the Far West, 1820-1920

By MacDonald, Craig

Boston: Branden Press Publishers, 1976 Book contains "more than fifty-five fascinating portraits of little-known outlaws, male and female, who terrorized the Far West from 1820-1920...enhanced by a generous selection of rare photographs." Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, inscribed by author on end paper, illustrated with black and white photographs, 144 pages. Corners and spine ends have minor wear, page 81 has a tiny crease at bottom corner. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has foxing spots, particularly to spine and edges and light edge wear. It is now protected by a clear Brodart sleeve. This is a nice-looking book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good-/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

School History of the United States, Containing Maps, A Chronological Chart and an Outline of Topics for a More Extensive Course of Study
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School History of the United States, Containing Maps, A Chronological Chart and an Outline of Topics for a More Extensive Course of Study

By Hall, S.R. & A.R. Baker

Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey, 1843 Pale brown leather, gilt titling on black spine label, illustrated with black and white maps, 368 pages. Cover has edge wear, particularly to corners, front gutter detached, rear gutter weak, leather has significant rubbing, some small spots/stains, text block edges darkened, significant foxing throughout text, some pencil markings in text, occasional page corners turned down. With the exception of cover, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$150.00

Russian America: A Biographical Dictionary
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Russian America: A Biographical Dictionary

By Pierce, Richard A.

Kingston, Ontario: Limestone Press, 1990 Biographical history of what is now Alaska. Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, illustrated end papers, several pages of black and white photographs at back, 555+ pages. Upper text block edge has a few tiny, dark specks, otherwise this handsome book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$90.00

We Shall Be Remembered

By Atwood, Evangeline

Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Methodist University Press, 1966 Inscribed by author, this book looks at the New Deal's resettlement project - Matanuska Valley, the only one allocated to Alaska, in which the war on poverty was waged by transplanting the poor to new areas where they could make a new start with help from the Federal government. Green cloth with red titling, end papers are a map - different front and back, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, 191 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, text block edges slightly darkened, text is clean and tight. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has edge wear with open and closed tears and chipping, shelf wear, spine is sunned, majority of jacket is clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

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