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Sixty Milestones of Progress 1859-1919 (Ladd & Tilton Bank, Portland, Oregon)

By: Fitzgerald, Martin E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Ladd & Tilton Bank: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00274

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Blue pictorial cloth backed in white cloth, 8 x 5.5 inches, 64 pages; boards show faint signs of wear, a few spots on pages, now in protective plastic wrapper. An attractive slender volume on the history of Portland's own Ladd & Tilton Bank. View more info

Pacific Northwest Indian Wars

By: Glassley, Ray Hoard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort: 1953

Seller ID: CS00555

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth with maroon titles and decoration, 8vo, 266 pages, black and white photos throughout text; dampstain to bottom right corners of boards and text block, faint musty odor; spine of dust jacket is sunned, edge worn with chip to head of spine, now in mylar. The first authoritative, full-scale story of the Pacific Northwest Indian Wars to appear in a single volume. View more info

Oregon's Iron Dream

By: Goodall, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1958

Seller ID: CS00278

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth with brown titles, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, 155 pages, black and white photos throughout, blue and white map endpapers; boards lightly edge worn, previous owner's name on title page; dust jacket is edge worn with a few small chips and closed tears, now in protective mylar cover. A story of old Oswego and the proposed iron empire of the West. View more info

The Cabin at the Trail's End

By: Hargreaves, Sheba

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1928

Seller ID: CS00276

Condition: Near Fine


Peach cloth with green lettering, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 341 pages; faint edge wear to boards, previous owner's name in pencil on fly leaf, pages are clean and binding is tight; dust jacket creased along edges, rear is a bit dust soiled, and has a few small chips, now protected in mylar. 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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Far Corner; A Personal view of the Pacific Northwest

By: Holbrook, Stewart H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1952

Seller ID: CS00102

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, 8.5 x 6.5 inches, 270 pages; head and tail of spine edge worn, text is clean and bright; dust jacket is worn with small chips to edges. 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

Head Rig

By: Lucia, Ellis; Priaulx, Arthur W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Overland West Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00570

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with brown titles and small illustration, 8vo, 246 pages, black and white photos throughout; previous owner's name on front free endpaper, dust jacket rubbed along creases and corners, now protected in plastic mylar cover. This is the robust story of a rugged American industry- lumbering- along out Pacific Coast, from the wild and free wheeling days of the frontier through the frustrating times of the early twentieth century and into the evolution of the 1960's... View more info

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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

Young Northwest

By: Montgomery, Richard G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort: 1948

Seller ID: CS00266

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with black titles, 7 3/4 x 5.5 inches, 318 pages, illustrated by Harold Price throughout; inscription on half title page; dust jacket is toned, with adhesive shadows near extremities, small chips and closed tears. A sweeping history of the Pacific Northwest; from geology to explorations. 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

A Pony Expressman's Recollections

By: Mossman, Isaac Van Dorsey: Christ, Heine J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Champoeg Press: 1955

Seller ID: CS00273

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with cover illustration in black ink, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 54 pages, black and white photograph frontispiece, fold out map in rear; a fine copy, many pages are still uncut, protected in a waxed paper wrapper. Only 500 copies were designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. View more info

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Rose City of the World: Portland, Oregon

By: Purdy, Ruby Fay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords and Mort: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00092

Condition: Very Good


196 pages, black and white photograph plates throughout; cream boards with green titling, unclipped dust jacket with chip across spine head, spine darkened and with water spots, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Sketches of Oldtown & Old Timers

By: Reynolds, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Charles Reynolds: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000308

Condition: Very Good Plus


Oblong. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear. Scattering of tiny indentations to rear board. Copyright stamp in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with several short closed tears at edges with some creases. Price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 84 drawings with brief descriptions on versos. Handsome collection of sketches of building and a cross section of the resi... View more info

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Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the "Pacific Fur Company;" with an Account of Some Indian Tribes on the Coast of the Pacific.

By: Ross, Alexander

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1849

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000789

Condition: Very Good


7 1/2 x 5 inches, 352 pages, fold-out map at frontis; rebound in brown calf, five raised bands on spine, gilt bordered boards and gilt bands to spine, boards scuffed and rubbed along extremities, bottom corners and tail of spine wearing through, tiny splits at joint ends, front internal hinge neatly repaired with archival tissue, bit of sticker residue and book plate in front end paper, scattered foxing to fold out map and title page, tiny closed tear to fore edge of tit... View more info

San Juan Islands: The Cronstadt of the Pacific

By: Shiels, Archie W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Juneau, Alaska, Empire Printing Company: 1938

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000357

Condition: Near Fine


Full green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Very light wear at extremities. Faint short scratch to front board. Gilt to spine is a little faded. Fore edge deckled with many pages remaining uncut. Frontis map. 275 pages. One of 500 limited copies, unnumbered. Signed and inscribed by the author. View more info

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Ten Top Tips: Prepared for Jantzen International Sports Club by Sports Illustrated (Golf Instruction Booklet)

By: Sports Illustrated

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Jantzen Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: ET0102

Condition: Very Good


Golf instruction booklet, illustrated with drawings of men playing golf in Jantzen sportswear. The booklet is in very good condition with mild rubbing and edge wear to covers. Bottom corner tip is a little flared. Unmarked pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Blow for the Landing: A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West

By: Timmen, Fritz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, Caston Printers, Ltd.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000352

Condition: Near Fine


Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed with mild edge wear. Very small sticker injury to front panel and occasional light soiling. Handsomely presented in a new mylar cover. Orig price of 12.95 in front flap. 235 pages. Maps in end papers. Profuse with black & white photos. Oversize. View more info