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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

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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

Social Directory, Oregon 1974

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The American Association of Social Directories: 1974

Seller ID: CS00267

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth with gilt logo and title; 7 x 5 inches, 142 pages, a fine copy with no noted flaws. "Within these covers reside the First Families, of your state; it's natural aristocracy of achievement. Individual contribution to American society, validated by the governing Board of Overseers of the national Association, not accumulated or inherited wealth, is the sole arbiter for inclusion. View more info

Canvas Caravans

By: Allen, Eleanor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Potland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1946

Seller ID: CS00399

Condition: Very Good


Cream cloth with brown decoration, 8vo, 125 pages; corners bumped, previous owner's address stamp on front paste down, pages toned; dust jacket edge worn with small closed tears and chips to extremities, rubbed along creases and now protected by mylar cover. Based on the diary of Esther McMillan Hanna who made the six month journey from Pittsburgh to Oregon in 1852. 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

Saddles East Horseback Over the Old Oregon Trail

By: Beard, Chaplain John W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Binfords & Mort: 1949

Seller ID: CS00265

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering, 8 3/4 x 5.5 inches, 181 pages, black and white photos peppered throughout text; light edge wear to boards, bookseller's price on last blank page; dust jacket has three chips to top edge, and has evidence of wear along creases and bottom edge, spine sunned. A tale of a modern horseback ride over the famous covered wagon route of the pioneers, published by Portland's very own publishing house, Binfords & Mort. 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

History of Oregon

By: Carey, Charles Henry

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Pioneer Historical Publishing Company: 1922

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00563

Condition: Very Good


Forest green cloth with gilt titles on spine, 4to, 1016 pages, full of black and white photographs, green marbled endpapers and text block edges, inscribed, "To Miss Barbara Elliott/ with sincere regards/ Charles Henry Carey" on title page; in excellent condition, pages are clean, binding is tight. Barbara Elliot Davis is the namesake of the Oregon Historical Society Davies Family Research Library. Large heavy book, extra shipping charges may apply. 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

Indian Portraits of the Pacific Northwest

By: Cochran, George M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00559

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pictorial cloth, 4to, 62 pages, illustrated by author George M. Cochran; a few shadow marks on specific pages in text, inscription on title page. Author and illustrator George M. Cochran is Cherokee, a descendant of Sequoya, and at the time of publication lived in Eugene, Oregon, where conducted his research into the many nations of the Pacific Northwest in order to make this comprehensive book. 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 Oregon. As a minister at The Dalles, he became interested in the fossils he found in the area.[6] He found fossil seashells... View more info

The Country Boy, The Story of His Own Early Life

By: Davenport, Homer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham Company: 1910

Seller ID: CS00264

Condition: Very Good


Green pictorial cloth, 7 3/4 x 5.5 inches, 191 pages, 62 illustrations from author's original drawings; head and tail of spine turned in, four small red streaks to rear board, bookseller's stamp on rear paste down. Homer Davenport, political cartoonist and author of 'My Quest of the Arab Horse' remembers his childhood in Oregon. 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

Chief Lawyer of the Nez Perce Indians 1796-1876

By: Drury, Clifford

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00556

ISBN: 0870621270

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 304 pages, peppered with illustrations, signed by author on title page; inscribed by previous owner on front paste down. Signed edition of this in depth history of an important moment in Nez Perce history. 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

Coming of the White Women 1836

By: Elliot, T.C.; Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Oregon Historial Society: 1937

Seller ID: CS00269

Condition: Fine


Burgundy patterned cloth with gilt title, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, 113 pages, a fine copy. The complied letters and journals of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, who, along with her husband Dr. Marcus Whitman, established a home in 1836 among the Cayuse Indians of the Walla Walla valley in Washington as missionaries. View more info