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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1550171313

Condition: Very Good Plus


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0817007091

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1571454713

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 1571454713

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Island in the Sound

By: Heckman, Hazel

Price: $10.00

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

Seller ID: MH00089

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Desert Notes: Reflections in the Eye of a Raven

By: Lopez, Barry Holstun

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kansas City, KS, Sheed, Andrews & McMeel: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000214

ISBN: 0836206614

Condition: Very Good Plus


Tan cloth with brown titles to spine. Bumps to top corners. Else book is clean, fresh and tight. Dust jacket rubbed with light edge wear. A hint of chipping at extremities. Dust jacket encased in mylar. 89 pages. B/w photographs. Signed by the author under his name on title page. Lopez grew up in Southern California and New York City and attended college in the Midwest before moving to Oregon, where he has lived since 1968. This is his first book. The desert, the spring,... View more info

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The Copper King's Daughter

By: McCall, Dorothy Lawson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords and Mort, Publishers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: AD00029

ISBN: 0832302031

Condition: Very Good


First Edition stated, tan textured boards with maroon titling, pictorial end papers, 190 pages plus an introduction by Governor Tom Lawson McCall, numerous black and white photos scattered throughout, inscribed by author on half title page. View more info

Image for Coast Country A History of Southwest Washington

Coast Country A History of Southwest Washington

By: McDonald, Lucile

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords and Mor: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: AD00030

Condition: Very Good


184 pages, black and white photographs; edge worn dust jacket with a few small closed tears, 1 1/2 inch chip out of bottom front edge, now in protective mylar cover. View more info

Greetings from Washington: A Glimpse At the Past Through Postcards

By: Morgan, Lane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Graphic Arts Center Pub Co: 1988

Seller ID: 000534

ISBN: 0932575692

Condition: Very Good


Bump to top rear corner. Gift inscription in front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with mild curling at edges. Short closed tear to top rear edge. 112 pages. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of postcard images of Washington state. View more info