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Benson's achievements proved to be huge ocian-going rafts carrying up to six million board feet of logs, and a timber empire that earned him the tile of uncrowned lumber king of the Pacific Northwest. 144 pages with photographs and maps. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with small chip to the rear panel.
"SIMON BENSON: NORTHWEST LUMBER KING"
Allen, Alice Benson
Portland, OR: Binfords & Mort, Publishers, 1971.

Benson's achievements proved to be huge ocian-going rafts carrying up to six million board feet of logs, and a timber empire that earned him the tile of uncrowned lumber king of the Pacific Northwest. 144 pages with photographs and maps. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with small chip to the rear panel.


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1903 CATALOGUE OF SOUTH SIDE LUMBER COL., WHOLESALE LUMBER, LATH SHINGLES AND ALL KINDS OF MILL WORK.
Chicago,: South Side Lumber Company,, 1903.

Catalogue, Spring Edition no. 31. Original pink paper covers with lettering and design in black. 48 pages with illustration and information. Several tiny tears and creases to covers. A little curling to upper page corners. A very good copy.


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32 OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, U.S. NAVY BATTLESHIPS, HEAVY CRUISERS, LIGHT CRUISERS, DSTROYERS, SUBMARINES, DESTROYER ESCORTS, P.T. BOATS
New York, N.Y. (about 1940): Plane Facts Co.,

32 photograph reproductions of navy ships. All fine in original pictorial envelope showing moderate rubbing and small abrasion.


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428 pages plus three page xerox copy of errors and omissions laid in. Pencil corrections and additions added to the text. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.
A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION TO SEVENTY-FIVE MODERN AMERICAN AUTHORS
Lepper, Gary M.
Berkeley, CA: Serendipity Books, 1976.

428 pages plus three page xerox copy of errors and omissions laid in. Pencil corrections and additions added to the text. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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All of the Homoptera are plant feeding insects, with mouthparts adapted for sucking plant sap from a wide assortment of trees and wild and cultivated plants. Many homopterans cause injuries or destruction to plants, including fruit trees and grain crops, and can be vectors of plant diseases. 186 pages. From the library of Robert L. Usinger with his bookplate fixed to the front paste-down endpaper. Usinger (1912-1968) served on the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946 until his untimely death in 1968. Bound in original dark blue pebbled cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. A near fine copy.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HOMOPTERA [AUCHENORHYNCHA], VOLUME II, LIST OF JOURNALS AND TOPICAL INDEX
Metcalf, Zeno Payne
Department of Zoology and Entomology of North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North C,

All of the Homoptera are plant feeding insects, with mouthparts adapted for sucking plant sap from a wide assortment of trees and wild and cultivated plants. Many homopterans cause injuries or destruction to plants, including fruit trees and grain crops, and can be vectors of plant diseases. 186 pages. From the library of Robert L. Usinger with his bookplate fixed to the front paste-down endpaper. Usinger (1912-1968) served on the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946 until his untimely death in 1968. Bound in original dark blue pebbled cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. A near fine copy.


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Limited to 1800 copies. Bound in red and black printed stapled covers. Spicer's name stamped in blind on the title page. A fine and bright copy.
A BOOK OF MUSIC
Spicer, Jack
San Francisco: White Rabbit Press, 1969.

Limited to 1800 copies. Bound in red and black printed stapled covers. Spicer's name stamped in blind on the title page. A fine and bright copy.


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A BOOK OF SAMPLES OF PAPERS MANUFACTURED TO PRINT PROPERLY ALL KINDS OF ILLUSTRATIONS, TOGETHER WITH A BOOK OF THE SAME PAPERS PRINTED AND LITHOGRAPHED IN ALL OF THE PRINCIPAL PROCESSES USED FOR ILLUSTRATION
Hamilton, OH: Champion Coated Paper Company, 1922.

635 pages with examples of paper and printing. Bound in original brown buckram with lettering on the frint cover in blue with black outline and with border in blue and black, and lettering on the spine in black.Light toning to the edges of the text block, else a fine copy with bright pages.


Price: $275.00
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A CHAPTER ON AUTOGRAPHY
Poe, Edgar Allan (Don C. Seitz, editor)
New York: Lincoln MacVeagh/Dial Press, 1926.

Number 124 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Reproduced examples of signatures followed by a descriptive paragraph. Small book store sticker on rear paste-down endpaper. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with two tiny chips and several tiny tears.


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The complete set of three volumes of color woodblock reproductions of Hiroshige illustrations. Each volume features twelve interior color woodblocks on high quality tannish hosho paper folded over stiffener paper, plus a titled illustration on the front cover and an untitled illustration on the rear cover. Each is laid within its original professionally repaired card box. The three silk tied booklets are fine and bright. An exceptional set seldom found complete.
A COLLECTION OF HIROSHIGE'S MASTERPIECES: MASTERPIECES BY HIROSHIGE, COLLECTION II: A COLLECTION OF HIROSHIGE'S MASTERPIECES, COLLECTION III
Hiroshige, Ando
Tokyo: T. [Takejiro] Hasegawa [1904, 1905, 1914],

The complete set of three volumes of color woodblock reproductions of Hiroshige illustrations. Each volume features twelve interior color woodblocks on high quality tannish hosho paper folded over stiffener paper, plus a titled illustration on the front cover and an untitled illustration on the rear cover. Each is laid within its original professionally repaired card box. The three silk tied booklets are fine and bright. An exceptional set seldom found complete.


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A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON THE REGIONAL PLAN OF HIGHWAYS; SECTION 4, LONG BEACH - REDONDO AREA.
Regional Planning Commission, County of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA;: Regional Planning Commission,, 1931.

Chapters include; Los Angeles County - Its Origin and History; The Long Beach - Redondo Highway Plan; Official Approval and Adoption of the Plan; Problems Involved in the Design of the Highway Plan; Schedule of Major and Secondary Hig hways. 206 pages of text, photographs and an abundance of maps, plus thirteen foldout tissue maps, all in superb condition as if never opened. Bound in olive green cloth lettered in black with shape of county filled in gilt. Slight loss of gilt to one corner. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. A fine handsome copy.


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A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES, AND MINES [VOLUMES I & II]; CONTAINING A CLEAR EXPOSITION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE... TO WHICH IS APPENDED, A SUPPLEMENT OF RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PRESENT TIME
Ure, Andrew, M.D.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1845.

Describes and explains the transformation of materials by mechanical or chemical means into usable products. The dictionary plus supplement total 1644 pages with and abundance of illustrations and diagrams, plus 32 pages of ads in the rear. Two volumes, each uniformly rebound in black leather with title lettering and owner's name stamped in gilt. Text block edges moderately foxed. Occasional foxing throughout. Each volume is very good.


Price: $250.00
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A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES, AND MINES; CONTAINING A CLEAR EXPOSITION OF THEIR PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE... TO WHICH IS APPENDED, A SUPPLEMENT OF RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PRESENT TIME
Ure, Andrew, M.D.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1848.

Describes and explains the transformation of materials by mechanical or chemical means into usable products. The dictionary plus supplement total 1644 pages with and abundance of illustrations and diagrams, plus four pages of ads in the rear. Recently rebound in brown textured cloth with title labels from the original spine leather laid on. Text block edges mildly foxed but page leaves unaffected. The cover is new but the pages would be rated very good plus.


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A FISHERMAN'S SUMMER IN CANADA
Aflalo, F.G.
London: Witherby & Co., 1911.

Fishing experiences in eastern Canada. 147 pages with photographs and index. Bound in original maroon cloth with lettering and rule on spine in gilt. Endpapers toned. A very good copy.


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Softcover Library book number B975X. A very good plus unread copy.
A GAME FOR GROWN-UPS
Villanova, Richard
New York: Softcover Library, 1966.

Softcover Library book number B975X. A very good plus unread copy.


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Eighty-two pages with photographs and index. Two large folded maps in rear pocket. Water staining along spine and lower portion of pages. Does not affect the maps. About very good.
A GEOLOGIC RECONNAISSANCE OF THE CIRCLE QUADRANGLE, ALASKA; UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 538
Prindle, L.M.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office [GPO, USGS], 1913.

Eighty-two pages with photographs and index. Two large folded maps in rear pocket. Water staining along spine and lower portion of pages. Does not affect the maps. About very good.


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A GEOLOGIC RECONNAISSANCE OF THE DENNISON FORK DISTRICT, ALASKA.
Mertie, J.B., Jr.
Washington, DC;: Government Printing Office,, 1931.

Bulletin 827. Bound in original red cloth. 44 pages with several photographic foldouts plus two large folded maps in rear pocket. Blank book plate affixed to verso of title page, else an about fine copy.


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260 pages forty-three photographic plates plus all seven folded maps and three folded photographic plates present in the rear pocket. Maps, besides showing geological features, also show rail lines. Seven page list of reports in the rear. Bound in printed gray stiff paper covers. A very good plus copy.
A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE BETWEEN GOLDEN AND KAMLOOPS, B.C., ALONG THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY; NO. 59, GEOLOGICAL SERIES; MEMOIR 68
Daly, Reginald Aldworth
Ottawa, Canada: Government Printing Bureau/Department of Mines, 1915.

260 pages forty-three photographic plates plus all seven folded maps and three folded photographic plates present in the rear pocket. Maps, besides showing geological features, also show rail lines. Seven page list of reports in the rear. Bound in printed gray stiff paper covers. A very good plus copy.


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754 pages. Professionally rebound in new paper covers with old front cover fixed on. A very good plus copy.
A GLOSSARY OF THE MINING AND MINERAL INDUSTRY
Fay, Albert H.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office/GPO/Department of the Interior, 1920.

754 pages. Professionally rebound in new paper covers with old front cover fixed on. A very good plus copy.


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754 pages of definitions. An execellent mining reference, especially for older terms no longer in use. Bound in original gray/green cloth with rule and design stamped in blind and lettering on the spine in gilt. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A little wear at the corners and spine ends, else a very good plus copy.
A GLOSSARY OF THE MINING AND MINERAL INDUSTRY. BULLETIN 95
Fay, Albert H.
Washington, DC: Department of the Interior/Bureau of Mines/Government Printing Office, 1920.

754 pages of definitions. An execellent mining reference, especially for older terms no longer in use. Bound in original gray/green cloth with rule and design stamped in blind and lettering on the spine in gilt. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. A little wear at the corners and spine ends, else a very good plus copy.


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A box set of four paperback titles: 'The Fatal Lozenge', 'The Sinking Spell', The Hapless Child', 'The Curious Sofa'. (Toledano A28.)  No prices appear on any of the books. All books have mild rubbing near spines else are fine and bright. Slipcase has slight bubble to pasted illustrated label with associated light crease. Bottom back corner of slipcase has dab of wax else fine. A wonderful set!
A GOREY FESTIVAL: 'The Fatal Lozenge', 'The Sinking Spell', The Hapless Child', 'The Curious Sofa'
Gorey, Edward
New York: Ivan Obolensky/Astor Honor, Inc. [1968],

A box set of four paperback titles: 'The Fatal Lozenge', 'The Sinking Spell', The Hapless Child', 'The Curious Sofa'. (Toledano A28.) No prices appear on any of the books. All books have mild rubbing near spines else are fine and bright. Slipcase has slight bubble to pasted illustrated label with associated light crease. Bottom back corner of slipcase has dab of wax else fine. A wonderful set!


Price: $225.00
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