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Voices of the Glen, Howland, Henry Raymond
81 Voices of the Glen
Howland, Henry Raymond
New York Knickerbocker Press 1911 First Thus Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Beautifully clean, unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped fern decoration on cover, bright gilt stamped lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, illustrations, page decorations, frontis illustration of the Glen Iris Inn with clean tissue guard. 97 pp. Scarce book, about the locality known as Glen Iris which embraces the Upper and Middle Falls of the Upper Genesee River and the adjacent scenery in the valley (now Letchworth State Park in New York). Published under the Auspices of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. 020708

Price: 200.00 USD
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Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle, Hudson, Lois Phillips
82 Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle
Hudson, Lois Phillips
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 173 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. 019943

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail, Hulbert, Archer Butler
83 The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail
Hulbert, Archer Butler
New York Blue Ribbon Books 1931 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Orange ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to edges, slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 340 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket has moderate edge chipping, 2" curved closed tear at top edge of back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete chronicle of what happend to the thousands of men and women who took the Overland Trail to California in the days of the Gold Rush. 8vo. Americana. 016069

Price: 15.00 USD
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84 Wells Fargo: Advancing the American Frontier
Hungerford, Edward
New York Random House 1949 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean illustrated cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 274 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small chip at top rear edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Americana. 009683

Price: 40.00 USD
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Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia, Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
85 Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia
Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
Princeton The Pyne Press 1974 Re-issue Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unabridged and unaltered republication of the original edition (originally published by the Press of Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, 1941). 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". Virginia. 011626

Price: 14.00 USD
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86 One Man's Montana: An Informal Portrait of a State
Hutchens, John K.
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown marbled boards with rust-color cloth spine, black and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page. 221 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has light foxing to front and rear flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American West. 008515

Price: 20.00 USD
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87 The Valley Road
Ingalls, Fay
Cleveland/New York The World Publishing Co. 1949 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has three tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Virginia. 010774

Price: 15.00 USD
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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
88 Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls
Jacobs, Howard
Gretna, LA Pelican Pub Co Inc 1973 0882890018 / 9780882890012 First edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Eldon Pletcher, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump with light wear at top board edge; very light bumping at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to outside page edges. Light yellowing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To James S. Augustes, Regards, Howard Jacobs 5-2-74. 152 pgs. with illustrations by Eldon Pletcher. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faint soiling to rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bizarre cast of authentic New Orleans characters presented in a fascinating collection of folk heros. 018283

Price: 20.00 USD
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89 Our American Wonderlands
James, George Wharton
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1920 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue-black cloth boards with small illustration (geyser) on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine with small gold illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean maps on endpapers. Illustrated with lovely photographs of sights such as Old Faithful Geyser, Pueblo Indians, The Petrified Forests of Arizona, The Grand Canyon, and more. 297 pgs. with index. 010870

Price: 15.00 USD
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90 The Cherokee Strip: An Oklahoma Boyhood
James, Marquis
New York Viking 1945 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustrations in red on cover, red lettering on spine. Tiny ding to upper board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained edges. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. Copyright page states: "Second Printing Before Publication - Third Printing". Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny holes to mid-spine and slight wear to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 011389

Price: 12.00 USD
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91 Only One Heart: The Story of a Pioneer Nun in America
Jean, Sister Patricia
New York Doubleday & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some chipping at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 005644

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
92 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw-Hill 1971 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 366 pages with index. Illustrated with map, black and white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the perilous trail to Montana's gold - part of "The American Trail" Series. 021204

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
93 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw Hill 1971 Later printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. No statement of edition. Dustjacket is clean except for small page number written on front inside flap, not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016863

Price: 10.00 USD
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Pioneer Spaniards in North America, Johnson, William Henry
94 Pioneer Spaniards in North America
Johnson, William Henry
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1903 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (published October, 1903) decorated American trade binding. Signed binding (monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with red, gold and black decoration, red lettering on cover; stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear-through. Light soiling - mostly to spine, light surface wear at top of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small simple previous owner bookplate top corner of front pastedown - previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (slight foxing to this page only from tissue guard). Well illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, images. 381 pages with index + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025205

Price: 30.00 USD
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History of the The Johnstown Flood, Johnson, Willis Fletcher
95 History of the The Johnstown Flood
Johnson, Willis Fletcher
Edgewood Publishing Co. 1889 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1889 on both title and copyright page. Green silk cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling, light surface wear to corners, one 1/16" closed tear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece is map of the deluged Conemaugh District. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 459 pages. 025741

Price: 20.00 USD
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Evergreen Land: A Portrait of the State of Washington, Jones, Nard
96 Evergreen Land: A Portrait of the State of Washington
Jones, Nard
New York Dodd Mead 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering and gold decorative horizontal lines on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers, with previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, previous owner name neatly written on rear fixed endpaper near top edge. SIGNED by author on half-title page. 276 pgs. with index. Illustrated with lovely black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clip to top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 9". Washington State. 017277

Price: 30.00 USD
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Life Along the Hudson, Keller, Allan
97 Life Along the Hudson
Keller, Allan
Tarrytown, NY Sleepy Hollow Press 1976 0912882204 / 9780912882208 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with decorated paper covering on front and rear boards, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper; Front fixed endpaper has very slight discoloration from an article laid in (The Historic (and Hidden) Hudson). Book is liberally illustrated with photographs and maps. 272 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026203

Price: 25.00 USD
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My Home on the Range, Kennedy, Marguerite Wallace
98 My Home on the Range
Kennedy, Marguerite Wallace
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Lorence F. Bjorklund, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with red author initials on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers with small previous owner inscription dated 1951 on front free endpaper. 341 pages with illustrations by Lorence F. Bjorklund. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has slight age-toning to rear panel, otherwise clean; small chip at top spine edge, bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman's story of starting married life as the mistress of a 120,000-acre ranch in Arizona -- one that will make you laugh, cry, and stay up far too late finishing the story. 021193

Price: 20.00 USD
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99 Schoolmaster of Yesterday: A Three Generation Story 1820-1919
Kennedy, Millard Fillmore and Alvin F. Harlow
New York Whittlesey House 1940 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Howard Simon, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 359 pgs. Illustrated by Howard Simon. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, hias up to 1/4" loss at top spine edge, small closed edge tears and tiny edge chips, crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Kennedys were a dynasty of schoolmasters. Millard Fillmore Kennedy and his father and grandfather before him held sway in Indiana district schools from the period when the Midwest was still a frontier to the time when the industrial age had begun in earnest. This is their story. 015170

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Seaplane  (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss), Keuka Lake Players
100 Seaplane (Program for the musical play based on the exploits of Glenn H. Curtiss)
Keuka Lake Players
Hammondsport, New York Keuka Lake Players 1992 Paperback Fine 
Program for the original musical play based on the life of Glenn H. Curtiss presented by the Keuka Lake Players in Hammondsport, New York July 30-August 23, 1992 at the Hammondsport High School Auditorium. Two ticket stubs to the play are also included. Very clean booklet with stapled binding, nicely illustrated on front cover with a Curtiss seaplane and blue lettering. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Includes cast of characters with historical descriptions, cast biographies, list of scenes from the play, production staff, advertising. 60 pages. 024797

Price: 15.00 USD
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