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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America.
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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America.

By Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey .

New York, NY The Ecco Perss, 2008. Hardcover First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: a couple of very faint smudges to the front pane; a touch of crimp to the head and heel of the backstrip; the binding leans ever so slightly; else flawless; the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very-close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single, unobtrusive flaw. Virtually 'As New'. Still has that pleasant "new book" fragrance. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches). xxi, 572 pages. 8 page section of color photographs and an 8-page section of black & white photographs. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 1.1 ounces. Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards.

$24.50

A History of Minnesota (Volume One of a Four-Volume Set).

By William Watts Folwell.

St. Paul, MN The Minnesota Historical Society, 1956. Hardcover Second Edition (1956); Third Printing Thus (1979). Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: The Book shows just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; just the barest hint of smudging to the top and fore-edges; a tiny tear to the outside edge of the rear endpapers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws only. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to extremities, with a couple of tiny chips to the edges; mild rubbing to the panels; very faint soiling to the rear panel; unclipped; mylar-protected. Shows several minor flaws, but remains not far from "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1.5 inches). xx, 533 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 12.5 ounces. Second Edition (1956); Third Printing Thus (1979). Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

Home on the Canal.
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Home on the Canal.

By Elizabeth Kytle .

Baltimore, MD Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Paperback First Edition Thus (1996), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First published in hardcover in 1983. First Edition Thus (1996), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the outside edge of the front panel and the mildest rubbing to the panels. The binding leans ever so slightly but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 9.2 x 7.3 x 0.65 inches). xi, 285 pages. Numerous vintage photographs. Index. Language: English. Weight: 21.5 ounces. Maryland Paperback Bookshelf Series. First published in hardcover in 1983. Trade Paperback.

$11.96

Oakwood: From Acorn to Oak Tree: A Centennial Celebration 2008.

By Richard T. Good [Editor-in-Chief].

Dayton, OH City of Oakwood, 2008. Hardcover First Edition, unstated (2008), but implied: no subsequent printings noted. First Edition, unstated (2008), but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book shows only a former owner's bookplate at the front paste-down end-paper; binding is square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw (the bookplate is hidden under the DJ flap). Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows a very faint crease at the inside front flap; the very mildest rubbing to the panels; else flawless; unclipped. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. (10.7 x 8.75 x 0.5 inches). 79 pages. Profusely illustrated, mainly in color. Language: English. Weight: 21 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$21.76

The Story of the Paltz, Being a Brief History of New Paltz, New York.

By Cornelia Eltinge Du Bois.

New Paltz, NY Privately Printed, 1936. Hardcover Revised Edition (1936). Very Good+: shows the barest hint of wear to the extremities and barely discernible smudges to the rear panel; a small, faint stain at the lower corner of the text block. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.35 x 0.5 inches). 55 pages. Illustrated with 30 vintage duotone phtotographs. Olive cloth over boards with black titles at the front panel. Language: English. Weight: 8.8 ounces. Revised Edition (1936). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$161.70

Colonial Arkansas, 1686-1804: A Social and Cultural History.
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Colonial Arkansas, 1686-1804: A Social and Cultural History.

By Morris S. Arnold.

Fayetteville, AR University of Arkansas Press, 1993. Paperback First Edition Thus (1993), so stated. First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First published in hardcover in 1991. First Edition Thus (1993), so stated. First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows a superficial scratch at the middle of the rear panel; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7 x 0.65 inches). xv, 232 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 3 ounces. First published in hardcover in 1991. University Press Paperback.

$19.60

Maine: a State of Ruggedness (Cobb's America Guyed Books).

By Irvin S. Cobb.

New York, NY George H. Doran , 1924. Hardcover First Edition; First Printing indicated by the "GDH" colophon under the copyright date on the copyright page. First Edition; First Printing indicated by the "GDH" colophon under the copyright date on the copyright page. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light shelving wear to the lower extremities; a .33 inch chip to the head of the backstrip; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild shelving wear and a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows some chips to the head of the backstrip and nearby at the top of the front panel; a small chip at the bottom of the front panel as well; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; light wear to the corner tips; unclipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.6 x 5 x 0.55 inches). vii, 55 pages. Illustrated with delightfully humorous duotone illustrations by John T. McCutcheon. Endpapers Decorated with McCutcheon's humorous cartoons. Decorated Paper over Boards. Language: English. Weight: 7 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

As a Town Grows: the Schools of Boulder, Colorado in the Pageant of the Years 1860-1959.

By F. O. Repplier .

Boulder, CO School District No. 3, Boulder County, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), unstated. First Edition (1959), unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use; shows a rubber-stamped former owner's name [hidden by the DJ's flap] at the front paste-down end-paper; but the overall condition of the book is excellent; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a single minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to extremities; a tiny tear at the top edge rear panel and another at the top of the front panel; very faint soiling and smudging to the front panel; the price ($3.50) is unclipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xii, 236 pp. b&w photographs, illus. Hardback with DJ. . A narrative history of the Boulder school system nicely integrated with historical events: the birth of the town, the founding of its schools, and their development over the years.The book abounds in interesting detail -- the early gold strikes in the days of the "Rush To The Rockies," the building of mountain roads to the gold camps, Indian troubles, the coming of the railroads, etc.

$9.41

The Gardner-Pingree House.

By Gerard W.R. Ward.

Salem, MA Essex Institute, 1976. Paperback Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; very faint wrinkle around the lower staple; the mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding staples remain secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing several very minor flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.15 inches). 27 pages. Foreward by Bryant F. Tolles, Jr. Language: English. Weight: 2.8 ounces. Historic House Booklet Series, 5. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$11.96

In Other Words: Oral Histories of the Colorado Frontier.
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In Other Words: Oral Histories of the Colorado Frontier.

By Maria M. Rogers.

Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing, 1995. Hardcover First Edition (1995); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1995); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows the mildest shelving wear along the bottom edge of the quarter-cloth boards; the binding shows slight lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, bookplates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a a couple of very minor flaws. Virtually "As New". The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 6.9 x 1.65 inches). xvi, 192 pages. Introduction by Patricia Nelson Limerick. Language: English. Weight: 17.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ. SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR.

$58.80

Hawaii a Unique Geography.
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Hawaii a Unique Geography.

By Joseph R. Morgan.

Honolulu, HI Bess Press, 1996. Paperback First Edition (1996), unstated, in accordance with BP's customary practice. First Edition (1996), unstated, in accordance with BP's customary practice. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.75 inches). vii, 244 pages. Liberally Illustrated with photographs in color and black & white. Maps, Graphs, Tables. Index. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 1.5 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$73.50

Sailers, Whalers and Steamers: Ships That Opened the West.

By Edith Thacher Hurd.

Menlo Park, CA Lane Publishing, 1964. Paperback First Edition (1964), First Printing stated. First Edition (1964), First Printing stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: the barest hint of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the outside edges of the pages have tanned very slightly, due to aging; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Despite mild wear and couple of minor flaws, remains a handsome, nearly-new copy; clean, sturdy, and quite presentable; close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.75 x 8.25 x 0.25 inches). 64 pages. Illustrated in Color and Black & White by Lyle Galloway. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces). Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$21.76

Thirty-Second State: A Pictorial History of Minnesota.

By Bertha Lion Heilbron.

St. Paul, MN Minnesota Historical Society, 1966. Paperback Second Edition [1966], Revised & Enlarged. Third Printing Thus [1979]. The first edition as published in 1958. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities, with a short, faint crease at the lower corner of the front panel; the mildest rubbing to the panels. The crimson background field of the backstrip is very lightly sunned (the black titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible). The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing mild wear and some fairly unobtrusive flaws: remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.65 inches). x, 306 pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs in black & white Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 10.2 ounces. Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society Series. Second Edition [1966], Revised & Enlarged. Third Printing Thus [1979]. The first edition as published in 1958. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$9.41

Culture on the Moving Frontier.

By Louis Booker Wright.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Torchbooks, 1961. Paperback First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the upper corner tip of the front endpaper is torn off; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Remains a handsome copy, showing mild wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.55 inches). 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.2 ounces. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

Ports of Piscataqua Soundings in the Maritime History of the Portsmouth, N.H., Customs District from the Days of Queen Elizabeth and the Planting of Strawberry Banke to the Times of Abraham Lincoln and the Waning of the American Clipper

By William G. Saltonstall.

Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press, 1941. Hardcover First Edition [1941], unstated, in accordance with HUP's customary practice. First Edition [1941], unstated, in accordance with Harvard's customary practice. Near Fine in Good DJ: The Book shows the mildest spot of bumping at a quarter-inch area at the bottom edge of both panels and the bottom edge of the text block; the pages have tanned just slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels.The DJ shows indications of considerable use: several short, closed tears to the outside edges and some slightl loss to chipping; moderate rubbing to the panels; the price, at least, is unclipped; mylar-protected. Lovely book in a considerably worn DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.25 x 1 inches). xii, 244 pages. Illustrated with vintage photographic plates and several maps in black & white, with footnotes, bibliography and index. Weight: 2 pounds, 9.1 ounces Hardback with DJ.

$83.30

Inside the Mountains: A History of Mining Around Central City, Colorado.

By Terry Cox.

Boulder, CO Pruett Publishing Company, 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus [1989]; First Printing indicated by a complete number sequence. First Edition Thus [1989]; First Printing indicated by a complete number sequence. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, bookplates, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 5.75 x 0.3 inches). iv, 117 pages. Foreward by Duane A. Smith. Weight: 7 ounces. Paperback.

$58.80

Cross Fork Tales: True Stories from the Pennsylvania Black Forest and Ole Bull's Lost Colony.

By Inez Bull.

New York, NY Exposition Press, 1970. Hardcover First Edition [1970], so stated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition [1970], so stated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only the binding's slight lean and a former owner's gift inscription above the Author's inscription at the front free endpaper. The signatures remain perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; several small, faint soil spots; the price is unclipped, but an ink price has been placed next to it at the upper front inside flap; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.3 x 5.7 x 0.65 inches). 61 pages. 9.2 ounces. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles at the back strip. Hardback with DJ. Sequel to "Ole Bull Returns to Pennsylvania". This is a collection of true stories that take us into a world where past and present merge. It involves the beauty and wonderment of life in "New Norway" that these stories are concderned. Humor, courage, and compassion are the threads used to weave the sparkling fabric of these stories.The reader will also meet the people of Oleana, the ones who were lost but never forgotten, the ones who live and are ready to become friends. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$44.10

Pioneer History of Eaton County, Michigan 1833-1866.

By Daniel Strange, (Compiler).

Eaton County Pioneer and Historical Society, 1923. Hardcover First Edition [1923], unstated. INSCRIBED "A.B. Quantrell, compliments of the AUTHOR 1923", but left unsigned. Good+: shows light wear to the extremities, mild rubbing and faint, but pervasive soiling to the panels; a quarter-inch tear in the fabric at the top of the front hinge; a couple of faint dings at the rear panel, near the hinge; the blue background field of the backstrip is very lightly sunned, but the gilt titles thereon remain clearly legible; sparse foxing to the endpapers and outside edges; newpaper clippings affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper. The binding shows very slight lean, but remains secure; the text is clean. Besides the author's inscription, the book is free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.9 x 0.75 inches). xi, 192 pages. Weight: 14.8 ounces. First Edition [1923], unstated. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. INSCRIBED "A.B. Quantrell, compliments of the AUTHOR 1923", but left unsigned.

$49.00

The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod.

By Charles N Barnard.

New York, NY Dodd, Mead, 1973. Hardcover First Edition [1973], unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition [1973], unstated, in accordiance with Dodd, Mead's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of light use. The Book shows just a hint of wear to the extremities; slight spine lean; the binding is secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows mild rubbing; light wear to extremities; a small chip at the heel of the backstrip; the price is intact; mylar-protected. Structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minimal wear in a mildly worn DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 173 pages. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$49.00

Back to the Basics: The Frontier Schools of Boulder County, Colorado, 1860-1960.

By Anne Quinby Dyni.

Boulder, CO The Book Lode, 1991. Paperback First Edition Thus [1991]; First Printing, so stated. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition Thus [1991]; First Printing, so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only minor indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; faint sunning to the blue-green background field of the backstrip and near the hinges (the titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); a couple of tiny, very mild scuffs at the middle of the backstrip; a former owner has inscribed an internet address at the copyright page; an errata sheet had been affixed to the inside of the front cover, but it has come loose and has been laid in, leaving an outline of glue residue where it had been affixed; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. No longer pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 154pp. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. The first schoolhouse in Boulder, Colorado, was built in 1860. During the next hundred years, the people of Boulder County established sixty-six school districts. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$29.40

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