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

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

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

Cabins in the Laurel.
Sheppard, Muriel Earley

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Very Good -. Augmented with 128 photographs by Bayard Wootten, Sheppard records the mountain life as she experienced it in the... [read more] | $20.00

The General Historie of Virginia, New-England and the Summer Isles: with the names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from their first beginning Ano 1584 to this present 1624 . . .
Smith, Captain John

The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, 1966. Printed by Amilcare Pizzi S.P.A., Milan, Italy. Historical Introduction by A. L. Rowse; Bibliographical Notes by Robert O. Dougan. The binding is tight,... [read more] | $160.00

The Spell of the Northern Lights.
Sypher, Lucy Johnston

. New York: Atheneum, 1975. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Semi-autobiographical novel of a young girl's early life in Wales, North Dakota - the birth place of the author. The story centres... [read more] | $15.00

[Oregon, Umatilla River] Umatilla River Water Users' Association.
[Oregon, Umatilla River]

Rare Ephemera of Oregon History Hermiston, Oregon: 1906. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine. Small stapled booklet, 9" x 3.75", in green wrappers. 60 pp.; advertising and list of U.S. Reclamation... [read more] | $100.00

Klamath Echoes, Numbers 1, 2 and 3.
[Oregon]

Klamath County Historical Society, Klamath Falls, Oregon; 1964, 1965 and 1966. The first two editions are noted as Volume I, Number 1 and 2, suggesting a hope that there would be multiple issues a year.... [read more] | $40.00