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"SIMON BENSON: NORTHWEST LUMBER KING"
"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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A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION TO SEVENTY-FIVE MODERN AMERICAN AUTHORS
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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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.


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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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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.


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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 DISPLAY OF HERALDRY. THE SIXTH EDITION. IMPROV'D WITH LARGE ADDITONS OF MANY HUNDRED COATS OF ARMS, UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE BEARINGS, WITH GOOD AUTHORITIES FROM THE ASHMOEAN LIBRARY, SIR GEORGE MACKENZIE, &c. WITH HIS TRACT OF PRECEDENCY...
A DISPLAY OF HERALDRY. THE SIXTH EDITION. IMPROV'D WITH LARGE ADDITONS OF MANY HUNDRED COATS OF ARMS, UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE BEARINGS, WITH GOOD AUTHORITIES FROM THE ASHMOEAN LIBRARY, SIR GEORGE MACKENZIE, &c. WITH HIS TRACT OF PRECEDENCY...
Guillim, John. Sir George Mackenzie
London: Printed by T.W. for R. and J. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin, and J. Walthoe and Tho. Ward, 1724.

The final and preferred, most comprehensive edition. Frontis and all 17 copper engraved portraits and 48 plates of coats of arms are present. Bound in contemporary full calf with six raised bands with title and gilt designs in compartments. Front interior hinge split, but remains solid and tight. Spine rebacked long ago with original spine laid on. Cover edges and corners worn. Overall, a very good copy.


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A GAME FOR GROWN-UPS
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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A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE BETWEEN GOLDEN AND KAMLOOPS, B.C., ALONG THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY; NO. 59, GEOLOGICAL SERIES; MEMOIR 68
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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A GLOSSARY OF THE MINING AND MINERAL INDUSTRY
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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A GLOSSARY OF THE MINING AND MINERAL INDUSTRY. BULLETIN 95
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 GOREY FESTIVAL:  'The Fatal Lozenge', 'The Sinking Spell', The Hapless Child', 'The Curious Sofa'
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!


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A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF JAPANESE CUSTOMS AND COSTUMES
A HISTORICAL SKETCH OF JAPANESE CUSTOMS AND COSTUMES
Ema, Tsutomu
Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Sinkokai, 1936.

K.B.S. Publications, Series-B. No. 24. 41 pages with color frontis and numerous black and white photographs. Bound in original violet colored patterned paper over boards. Spine professionally repaired. Fade to the cover edges. A very good copy.


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A HISTORY OF THE COLT REVOLVER AND THE OTHER ARMS MADE BY COLT'S PATENT FIRE ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY FROM 1836 TO 1940.
A HISTORY OF THE COLT REVOLVER AND THE OTHER ARMS MADE BY COLT'S PATENT FIRE ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY FROM 1836 TO 1940.
Haven, Charles T., and Frank A. Belden.
New York, NY;: Morrow,, 1940.

The story of the invention and development of the Colt revolver. A. highly absorbing history as well as a complete record of the types and models of Colt firearms from 1836 to 1940. 163 halftone illustrations with pertaining data of C olt arms. 711 pages. Attractive, contemporary sportsman style bookplate on front past-down endpaper. Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket with lightly faded spine panel and one tiny tear, within very good slipcase showing some wear. A very handsome copy.


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A HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN CANADA
A HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION IN CANADA
Glazebrook, G.P. de T.
Toronto, Canada: Ryerson Press, 1938.

The story of transportation, rivers, canals, roads, and railroads, through the whole range of the history of Canada, describing the methods, and relating them to the more general theme of the rise of Canadian civilization. The changing modes of transportation have influenced the whole course of Canadian development. 475 pages with all five foldout maps present. Complimentary plate from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace tipped in. Signature of C.A. Dunniway on the plate and on the title page. A number of pages remain unopened. Map endpapers. Fine in near fine dust jacket with two tiny tears and associated crease between.


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A LION IS IN THE STREETS
Langley, Adria Locke
Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., 1945.

Publisher's book number 853. Very good.


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A MOMENT WITH MISS GISH
A MOMENT WITH MISS GISH
Bogdanovich, Peter
Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Teresa Press, 1995.

Limited to 1000 copies. Introduction by James Pepper. Designed by Neva Muņoz. A fine and bright copy.


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A NARRATIVE OF THE RECOVERY OF H.M.S.GORGON, (CHARLES HOTHAM, ESQ., CAPTAIN.) STRANDED IN THE BAY OF MONTE VIDEO, MAY 10TH, 1844
A NARRATIVE OF THE RECOVERY OF H.M.S.GORGON, (CHARLES HOTHAM, ESQ., CAPTAIN.) STRANDED IN THE BAY OF MONTE VIDEO, MAY 10TH, 1844
Key, Astley Cooper
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1847.

Foldout frontis of the Gorgon. 112 pages with 16 plates, some as foldouts, plus folded chart in the rear. Chart has been repaired with Japanese paper. Bound in half leather with marbled paper covered boards. Spine and hinges have been professionally repaired. Leather title lable on spine is chipped with the ship's name spelled "Gordon." Toning to page edges. Covers show edge wear. Small bookplate. A very good copy.


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A NORTHERN CHRISTMAS: BEING THE STORY OF A PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS IN THE REMOTE AND PEACEFUL WILDERNESS OF AN ALASKAN ISLAND.
A NORTHERN CHRISTMAS: BEING THE STORY OF A PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS IN THE REMOTE AND PEACEFUL WILDERNESS OF AN ALASKAN ISLAND.
Kent, Rockwell
New York {1941}: American Artists Group,

Black and white illustrations on nearly every page. Near fine with light toning in very good plus dust jacket with light toning and edgewear.


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A PAGEANT OF THE SEA: THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION OF MARITIME PRINTS AND DRAWINGS IN THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH
A PAGEANT OF THE SEA: THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION OF MARITIME PRINTS AND DRAWINGS IN THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH
Robinson, M.S.
London: Halton & Company, 1950.

264 pages with sixteen colored plates and numerous black and white illustrations of ships, portraits, early maps and index. Bound in original blue bevelled boards with lettering and border in gilt. Light wear at the lower corners, else a fine and bright copy.


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