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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

Sunset Playgrounds: Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada.
Aflalo, F. G.

Witherby & Co., London, 1909. [xii] + [2, blank] + (3)-251 pp. in original blue cloth, double-ruled in blind with gilt spine titles; 35 photographs, including frontispiece, all present. The fourth... [read more] | $40.00

The Gold Hunters of Alaska
Allen, Willis Boyd

Estes and Lauriat, Boston; n.d. (but c. 1889). 348 pp., illustrated plates, lithographed image on front boards. A VG- copy, with wear to the edges and a small sticker ‘pull’ on the front... [read more] | $45.00

History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana 1845-1889
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volume XXXI of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney. Black... [read more] | $90.00

History of Oregon, Volume I. 1834-1848 and Volume II. 1848-1888 – Two Volumes Complete
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volumes XXIX and XXX of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney.... [read more] | $120.00

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] | $30.00

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. [10] 388 + [2] pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled paper over boards; lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in blind;... [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

Origin, Progress and Prospects of the Catholic Mission to the Rocky Mountains.
De Smet, Pierre-Jean, S.J.

Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1986. 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine. Originally printed in 1843, this small booklet of 12 pp. reproduces the rarest of de Smet's material, including the original... [read more] | $20.00

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

Diario de exploraciones en Arizona y California en los anos de 1775 y 1776.
Garces, Fray Francisco

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1968. Octavo. Card Covers. Very Good 103 pp. + [1, 2 charts] + [1, folding map] with an Introduction and Notes by John Galvin. A sound copy, ex libris an academic... [read more] | $25.00

The Trail Led North. Mont Hawthorne's Story.
Hawthorne, Mont [Martha Ferguson McKeown].

New York: Macmillan, 1948. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Signed. 222 pp., map endpapers with inset enlargements of Oregon-Washington coast from Portland to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and of the North... [read more] | $30.00

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

Writings: Autobiography; A Summary View of the Rights of British America; Notes on the State of Virginia; Public Papers; Addresses; etc.
Jefferson, Thomas

The Library of America, New York, 1984. A Fine copy in dj of a later printing of this compilation of the important writings of the Third President of the United States. Complete unabridged material.... [read more] | $30.00

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

History vs. The Whitman Saved Oregon Story
Marshall, William I

The Blakely Printing Co., Chicago, 1904. Pp. 43,[blank verso] and [1] printed recto only, ‘Corrections’]; 45-92, [2], [1, Title], 221-236. Further ‘Corrections’ in small, tipped-in... [read more] | $70.00