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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
1 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Way It Was, Aden, Bob
2 The Way It Was
Aden, Bob
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theater 1989 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with brown lettering, photo decorated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the Old Log Theater's early years. 019664

Price: 12.00 USD
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13 1/2, Barr, Nevada
3 13 1/2
Barr, Nevada
New York Vanguard Press 2009 1593155530 / 9781593155537 Hardcover Fine Signed
Clean, brand new softcover ARC (Advanced Reader's Copy) of author's latest book, flat-signed by Nevada Barr on title page. 320 pp. A family is murdered by an eleven-year old boy in Minnesota. Released at age seventeen, the murderer heads south to New Orleans where his life intersects with that of Polly, a young mother who is helping to rebuild her adopted city. A taught and terrifying psychological thriller. 018271

Price: 65.00 USD
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Moccasin Flower, Bell, John
4 Moccasin Flower
Bell, John
St. Paul, MN The Book Masters 1935 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Copyright 1935, Published October, 1935 - Third Printing. Very clean unfaded burgundy red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very slight edge wear, small faint sticker mark. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a young Frenchwoman living in Minnesota in the 1860's. In the portrayal of her life and the picturesque setting it presents excitement and an enlightening picture of life among the land of woods and water and Sioux Indians. 017932

Price: 35.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
5 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

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The Log of Tanager Hill, Commons, Marie Andrews
6 The Log of Tanager Hill
Commons, Marie Andrews
Baltimore Williams & Wilkins 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 244 pgs. with original map in sleeve at rear of book in perfect condition. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning, a few very small chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A diary of eight years' productive bird banding activities on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Birds. 017431

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7 Up North
Cook, Sam
Duluth, MN Pfeifer-Hamilton 1986 0-938586-09-2 / 9780938586098 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bob Cary, Illustrator 
Very clean brown cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Bob Cary. 180 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, corner is price clipped, one 1" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Minnesota. 009867

Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Peace Like a River
Enger, Leif
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 0-87113-795-X / 9780871137951 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 313 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book, highly acclaimed, is the story of a father raising his three children in 1960s Minnesota. 8vo. Fiction. 016032

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Organized Confusion, French, Sarah
9 Organized Confusion
French, Sarah
Vantage Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Sarah French Fall" on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. 94 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, has one tiny closed tear. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovers of hunting, fishing, and camping will be delighted by these memoirs of the wife of a dedicated amateur woodsman, who has accompanied her husband on many trips into the wilderness. The great woods of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario is the scene of her lucidly written forest adventures. 026408

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Salvation Run, Gardner, Mary
10 Salvation Run
Gardner, Mary
Jackson, MI University Press of Mississippi 2005 1578067162 / 9781578067169 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 260 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of small-town Minnesota where bikers, Lutherans, and gay couples struggle for sanity and security in a Midwestern meltdown. 018244

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Headwaters of the Mississippi - Comprising Biographical Sketches of Early and Recent Explorers of the Great River, and a Full Account of the Discovery and Location of its True Source in a Lake Beyond Itasca, Glazier, Captain Willard
11 Headwaters of the Mississippi - Comprising Biographical Sketches of Early and Recent Explorers of the Great River, and a Full Account of the Discovery and Location of its True Source in a Lake Beyond Itasca
Glazier, Captain Willard
Chicago / New York Rand McNally & Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Copyright date 1892; date on title page 1893. Decorated dark blue-green cloth boards with gold and silver illustration on cover (map of Lake Glazier and Lake Itasca), gold shield title box and Indian paddling canoe on spine, black lakes map illustration on rear board. Beveled board edges. Slight wear to corners and spine edges. Light soiling (a few very tiny spots). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean floral endpapers; neatly ink-stamped previous owner name on blank front fly leaf. Frontis portrait of Willard Glazier with tissue guard. 527 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, map. Beautiful solid book. 024484

Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Pine, Stream & Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile
Gray, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out map in excellent condition. 312 pgs. + index. 8vo. Natural History. 011585

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pine, Stream and Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile, Gray, James
13 Pine, Stream and Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile
Gray, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hard Cover Near FIne Good+ Jacket 
Very clean golden cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean fold-out map at front of book in excellent condition. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 312 pgs. + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Comprehensive book covering the hunting, fishing, resources, politics and influential people in the history of Minnesota and Wisconsin. 8vo. Minnesota. 011749

Price: 22.00 USD
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Hallelujah Chariot, Hathaway, Evelyn
14 Hallelujah Chariot
Hathaway, Evelyn
Richmond, VA John Knox Press 1969 Family Bookshelf Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in clean bright original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 213 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Los Angeles at the start of the twentieth century sets the stage for this remarkable story of Papa, Mamma, and their five children. Engaging account of the life of the author's father, Dr. Andrew O. Henricks; his youth in Minnesota, his move to the West Coast, his ministry, and his eventual call to the Presidency of Pasadena College. 023895

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Woman of the Boundary Waters: Canoeing, Guiding, Mushing and Surviving, Kerfoot, Justine
15 Woman of the Boundary Waters: Canoeing, Guiding, Mushing and Surviving
Kerfoot, Justine
Grand Marais, Minnesota Women's Times Publishing 1988 0910259038 / 9780910259033 Fourth Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Fourth printing, clean hardcover book in clean dust jacket. Tan cloth boards with author initials on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers decorated with maps. Illustrated with photographs. 200 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman's account of her wilderness life in the Boundary Waters region of Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. 026627

Price: 10.00 USD
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16 The Man from Mesabi
Lockwood, Sarah
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has slight edge & corner chipping. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in the 1880's on the Minnesota iron range. 8vo. Fiction. 009576

Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Dakota War Whoop: Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota
McConkey, Harriet E. Bishop
Chicago Lakeside Press/ R. R. Donnelly 1965 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. No additional printings listed. Title page states Christmas, 1965; 1965 on copyright page. Frontis portrait of author with tissue guard, map and 3 additional illustrations. 395 pgs. 12mo. American History. 011675

Price: 15.00 USD
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Minnesota Gothic, O'Meara, Walter
18 Minnesota Gothic
O'Meara, Walter
New York Henry Holt 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), some very shallow edge chipping (max 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of suspense and mystery revolving around a timber baron's power in a small sawmill town set in the year 1906. 020751

Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Minnesota Skyline: Anthology of Poems About Minnesota
Richards, Carmen Nelson
Minneapolis, MN The Lund Press, Inc. 1953 Thirteenth Edition Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Faint water stain to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with faint water marks to outside edge of first three pages. Illustrated with photographs (clean and bright). 141 pgs. + index. Maps on endpapers. No names or bookplates. Dustjacket has very faint water mark to back panel, one tiny shallow chip, small scrape at lower front right corner. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Minnesota. 009755

Price: 10.00 USD
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Men to Remember - How 100,000 Neighbors Made History, Ruble, Kenneth D.
20 Men to Remember - How 100,000 Neighbors Made History
Ruble, Kenneth D.
Chicago Lakeside Press 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Lyle Justis, Illustrator 
First edition in dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration (horse and wagon) on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 318 pages with bibliography. Illustrated with photographs, and drawings by Lyle Justis. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has some wrinkling, small edge chips, small clear tape reinforcement at top of spine. Photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A history of the farm cooperative movement in Minnesota and a vivid recording of the efforts of thousands of men and women, guided by people of vision, to solve their problems of production and marketing through cooperation. 026650

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