Our Books - Americana

A History of the East and West Viking Ladies' Aids 1894-1931.

North Dakota: Viking Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Octavo. Card Covers. Fine. Card Covers bound with cord; n.d. (circa 1932), n.p.; illustrated; unpaginated (but 16 pp.). Uncommon history of... [read more] | $60.00

Annual Report of the Women's National Indian Association

Philadelphia: Executive Board of the Women's National Indian Association, 1888. Small Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good - 41 pp. Rusted staples, not affecting text or integrity of the binding, though... [read more] | $40.00

Queen Calafia’s Land: An Historical Sketch of California
Elwood, Louie Butler

The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1940 Quarter Leather with deckled cloth. 108 + [8] pp., rough cut; illustrations, 2-colour title page and marginalia in red type; exquisite initial Caps; frontis... [read more] | $85.00

Historical Atlas of the United States: With Original Maps.
Hayes, Derek

Vancouver, Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2006. First Edition; quarto in cloth. Fine / Fine. 280 pp.; illustrated endpapers; 500+ maps; bibliography, extensive index; colour maps reproduced throughout. ... [read more] | $55.00

On the Wing: Rambling Notes of a Trip to the Pacific.
Blake, Mary E.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1883. Third Edition. 16mo (6'x4.25"). Cloth. Very Good. A revised collection of articles first appearing the Boston Journal, enlarged by new added material, of Blake's trip... [read more] | $25.00

Mothers of Erie County
Cherry, Marjorie Loomis

Self Published, 1932. Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good + unpaginated; no place of publication. Sub-title: 'A Pageant of Historic Personages'. A collection of 26 short biographies of early residents... [read more] | $54.00

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a glance at some of the Tropical Islands, The West Indies and the Sandwich Islands.
Coke, The Hon. Henry J.

London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First Edition. Small Octavo. Hard Cover. Very Good [10] 388 + [2] pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled boards lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in... [read more] | $280.00

The Political Adventures of John Henry. The Record of An International Imbroglio.
Cruikshank, Brig.-General E. A. Cruikshank.

Inscribed, Association Copy – Judge F. W. Howay Toronto: The MacMillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Inscribed by author. Near Fine [12] + 206 pp. + nine letters reproduced in facsimile;... [read more] | $80.00

California In-Doors and Out
Farnham, Eliza W. (Introduction by Madeleine Stern)

Netherlands: B. De Graaf, 1972. 12mo (approx. 7" x 4.75"). Cloth. Very Fine Part of this publisher's series 'Women on the Move': "books on the American West and Midwest by Women who Traveled... [read more] | $40.00

The Story of Marias Pass
Flandrau, Grace

Great Northern Railway, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine no place of publication listed; no date, but circa 1925; pp. 22 + [1, map]; frontis port. of "John S. Stevens, Explorer of Marias Pass".... [read more] | $30.00

Historic Adventure Land of the Northwest
Flandrau, Grace

Great Northern Railway, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine n.p.; n.d. (but circa 1927); illustrated; 40 pp. with coloured fold-out map, often missing, at rear. About Fine. A somewhat common brief history... [read more] | $31.00

Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregon.
Hayes, Derek.

Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California, 2011. First American Edition. Oblong quarto in Cloth. Fine / Fine. 240 pp.; map endpapers; "more than 500 colorful images and maps",... [read more] | $65.00

Memory Pictures of Puget Sound Region
Higgins, Beth Bell

New York; Dodge Publishing Company, 16mo (16 cm). Card Covers. Very Good +. n.d. [circa 1900]; 53 pp.; illustrated.. A lovely copy in green soft card covers; no previous names or other markings. The... [read more] | $45.00

California: A Pleasure Trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate April, May, June, 1877.
Leslie, Mrs. Frank (Introduction by Madeleine Stern)

Netherlands: B. De Graaf, 1972. 12mo (approx. 7" x 4.75"). Cloth. Very Fine Part of this publisher's series 'Women on the Move': "books on the American West and Midwest by Women who Traveled... [read more] | $40.00

The Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon. Transcribed from the Original in the United States National Archives with an Introduction by A. Hughlett Mason, University of Virginia.
Mason, Charles and Jeremiah Dixon

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1969. First Thus. quarto (12"). Cloth. Fine With a Preface by George W. Corner, 6 illustrations including the frontis, an Historical Prelude, discussion... [read more] | $45.00

The Life of a Rover 1865 to 1926.
Moody, D(an). W.

Chicago: Self Published, 1926. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial Hard Cover. Near Fine. Stiff, thick card covers with Indian Head motif on front boards, and repeated as a vignette in the text; 116 pp. +... [read more] | $45.00

The Presidio. Bastion of the Spanish Borderlands
Moorhead, Max L.

University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1975. [xiii] + 3-288 pp.; 5 maps, 32 Illustrations; extensive Sources Consulted, and Index. “Militarily the presidio played a role that the United States Army... [read more] | $15.00

Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista. A narrative of incidents connected with the days when California was young.
Mylar, Isaac L.

Valley Publishers and the San Juan Bautista Historical Society, Fresno, California, 1970; being a reprint of the 1929 printing published by Evening Pajaronian, Watsonville. 204 pp.; illustrated; Notes,... [read more] | $25.00

Valley of Salt, Memories of Wine: A Journal of Death Valley, 1849
Nusbaumer, Louis

Berkeley, Ca.: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1967. First Edition. quarto (10.5"). Cloth. Near Fine Edited by George Koenig from the original diary in German, with a Foreword by historian J.S.... [read more] | $25.00

The Semi-Centennial of the Statehood of Iowa. A Poem.
Pierson, Prof. J.

Uncommon Celebration of Iowa State. Far more than a poem - the text of which ends of p. 43 - the ensuing pages contain explanatory notes (pp. 44-46), and an Appendix (pp. 47-61) “in which are... [read more] | $55.00