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Image for Portland Crantford's Flower Shop Ad Circa 1940s

Portland Crantford's Flower Shop Ad Circa 1940s

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Brown & Bigelow:

Seller ID: ET0084


Advertising card for Crantford's Flowers of Portland, Oregon. Illustration by Lawson Wood. Mild wear at corners and edges. Illustration of Chimpanzees: Mail man delivering message, titled "Romance on the Route." View more info

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Big 4 Railroad Record: Official Seniority Book (Vol 3. No. 12)Oregon and Washington Routes.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: ET0107


Staple-bound booklet with green card covers. Mild rubbing and edge wear along with some smudges and light tanning from age. A few light creases and bottom corner a little flared. Clean bright pages. Staples beginning to rust, but remain tight. Unnumbered pages. Approximately 40 pages of ads for Oregon companies, along with Oregon- Washington Railroad & Navigation Company Seniority List of Engineers. There are several ledger pages in the middle of the booklet for timekeep... View more info

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The Rock Bound Coast of Oregon: 10 Plastichrome Reproductions

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, Smith's Scenic views:

Seller ID: ET0151


Small comb-bound booklet of 10 color images from the Oregon coast, with a mailing envelope. There is a slight wave to the booklet. Otherwise, it has been well protected by the envelope. The envelope itself shows some wear and age darkening. The adhesive on the flap looks like it was stuck to something else, then pulled away, leaving some ragged openings on the flap. View more info

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Reed College Annual 1915: A Student Yearbook

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Students of Reed College: 1915

Seller ID: 000973


Oblong, 7 x 10 1/4 inches, 168 numbered pages plus 4 pages of advertisements, profusely illustrated with black and white photographs; brown buckram boards with light wear at extremities, light bump to top front corner, previous owner's name (Barbara Davies) at top of front end paper, internally clean and bright with sound binding. This yearbook belonged to Dorothy A(melia) Elliott, who was one of the members of the first graduating class at Reed College. She was the da... View more info

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Leaven for the Frontier: The True Story of a Pioneer Educator

By: Anderson, Florence Bennett

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Christopher Publishing House: 1953

Seller ID: MH00187


437 pages, black and white photographs throughout; blue leatherette boards with gilt titling, dust jacket with a half inch closed tear at front top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. The biography of Alexander Jay Anderson, an early President of the University of Washington at Seattle, and first President of Marcus Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. View more info

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Vandals Wild

By: Bennett, Joseph W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Metropolitan Press: 1969

Seller ID: 000474


Previous owner's name at top of front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed with mild wear at extremities. Short closed tear at head of front flap hinge with creasing. Now in protective mylar cover. 240 pages. Profuse with black & white photographs. Interesting pre-environmental movement look at vandalism and misconduct in our nation's parks and recreation areas. View more info

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Mighty Mountain

By: Binns, Archie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords and Mort: 1940

Seller ID: MH00190


440 pages; orange cloth boards with black titling, previous owner name in front free end paper, dust jacket with a bit of dust smudging and staining, one inch triangular chip out of front top edge, and small chip out of head of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. A novel of pioneer days in the great northwestern Washington Territory. View more info

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Last Mountains: The Story of the Cascades

By: Case, Robert Ormond; Case, Victoria

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00189


First edition stated. 236 pages, black and white photographs throughout; blue cloth boards with gilt titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket with sizable chips out of almost entire top edge, plus two roughly half inch chips out of bottom edge, separated at front hinge, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

Strange Sites: Uncommon Homes and Gardens of the Pacific Northwest

By: Christy, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Canada, Harbour Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 000345


Glossy pictorial covers with mild scuffing and edge wear. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. 95 pages. View more info

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The Two Islands and What Came of Them

By: Condon, Thomas

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, J. K. Gill: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000726


Olive green cloth with gilt titles. Boards rubbed and edge worn with small nick to front board fore-edge. Bottom corners wearing through and beginning to fray. Clean, unmarked pages with light toning from age. Binding straight and sound. 211 pages. 30 black and white photographic plates of fossils plus frontis photo of author. Thomas Condon (1822-1907) was an Irish Congregationalist minister, geologist, and paleontologist who ultimately emigrated to the US and settled in... View more info

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The Hallelujah Hole: The Story of a Frontier Preacher

By: Day, Owen T.;Thomas, Nancy C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Valley Forge, PA, Judson Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000059


Orange buckram boards. Faint bump to top front corner and light wear at extremities. A bit of scuffing to tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Orange dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear. Chipping at extremities and sun faded spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 174 pages. Signed by the author and inscribed to prev owners on front free end paper. View more info

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Portland Then & Now

By: Dodds, Linda; Buan, Carolyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Thunder Bay Press: 2001

Seller ID: MH00074


144 pages, black and white and color photographs throughout; illustrated boards, dust jacket with quarter inch chip from tail of spine now in protective mylar sleeve. Traces the evolution of the city by pairing historical photographs, many over a century old, with specially commissioned views of the same scene as it exists today. View more info

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Portland Then & Now

By: Dodds, Linda; Buan, Carolyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Thunder Bay Press: 2001

Seller ID: MH00075


144 pages, black and white and color photographs throughout; illustrated boards, small bump at head of spine, dust jacket with a bit of chipping and creasing at extremities now in protective mylar sleeve. Traces the evolution of the city by pairing historical photographs, many over a century old, with specially commissioned views of the same scene as it exists today. View more info

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Marcus Whitman: Pathfinder and Patriot

By: Eells, Myron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Alice Harriman Company: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000397


Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Boards rubbed and edge worn with some spots of scuffing and faint soiling. Beginning to fray at head/heel of spine. Deckle edges with many pages still uncut. Faint toning from age. Binding sound. 349 pages. 22 black and white plates. Whitman was a prominent physician and missionary in Oregon and Washington, and Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington is his namesake. View more info

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These Things We Note

By: French, Giles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords and Mort: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00095


162 pages; red cloth boards with black titling, unclipped dust jacket shows a bit of general wear, especially at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve. Quips from the column "These Things We Note" and selected editorials published in the Sherman County [Oregon] Journal, 1931-1966. With a foreword by Charles A. Sprague. View more info

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Portland, Oregon: Its History and Builders in Connection with the Antecedent Explorations, Discoveries and Movements of the Pioneers that Selected the Site for the Great City of the Pacific - Volume I, II, III

By: Gaston, Joseph

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, S. J. Clarke: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000972


Three large hardcover volumes, three-quarter bound in burgundy cloth with Morocco spines and corners, raised bands and gilt titles and decoration to spines, 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, approx 700 pages per volume, numerous photographs and illustrations throughout; boards scuffed and worn with heavy wear at extremities, small white stain to rear of Volume I, vertical ripple to the center of the spine of Volume I, marbled page edges are a little faded, decorative pink end paper... View more info

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Island in the Sound

By: Heckman, Hazel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1967

Seller ID: MH00089


284 pages, pen and ink illustrations throughout; green boards with black titling and illustration, price clipped dust jacket with a bit of chipping at corners now in protective mylar sleeve. An attractive copy of a lively profile of a small Puget Sound community, hailed as a "local classic" by Wallace Stegner. View more info

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The Columbia

By: Holbrook, Stewart H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Rinehart and Co., Inc.: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000046


Navy cloth covered boards are bumped at bottom corners. Bump to head of spine. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Price clipped paper dust jacket overlaid by clear & yellow acetate jacket with a price of 6.50. Paper jacket with edge wear and chipping at edges and very short closed tear at top rear spine hinge. Acetate jacket is rubbed with two tears: closed tear at bottom front edge near spine and tear at top rear spine corner with tiny chip ... View more info

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Astoria

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords and Mort:

Seller ID: MH00186


467 pages, monochrome woodcut illustrations throughout; green buckram style boards with orange titling, end papers illustrated with maps, dust jacket with a bit of small chipping around head of spine, spine lightly sun darkened, now in protective mylar sleeve. A Clatsop Edition. View more info

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The Wild Swan and Other Sketches

By: Lampman, Ben Hur

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Thomas Y. Crowell: 1948

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000683


Cream cloth boards with blue stamped titles. Boards show mild wear at extremities and some faint scattered spots on front board. Signed and inscribed by the author on front free end paper, dated 1949. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities and several small edge tears. Some tanning from age. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 205 pages. Black and white full page illustrations. Signed by the author and insc... View more info