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S.P.&S.; THE SPOKANE PORTLAND & SEATTLE RAILWAY
Austin, Ed, and Tom Dill
Edmonds, WA: Pacific Fast Mail/PFM, 1996.

Traces the development and operation of each segment of the S.P.&S. system. 376 pages with text, maps and photographs, some in color. Large folded map affixed in rear. Color map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket illustrated by Mike Pearsall. A new unread copy.


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PETER SPIER'S LITTLE BIBLE STORYBOOKS
PETER SPIER'S LITTLE BIBLE STORYBOOKS
Spier, Peter
Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983.

Three bible stories: THE CREATION, NOAH, and JONAH are each within and attached to it's own 3" high x 2" wide illustrated box. The books open accordion style with a 3-D shadowbox scene at the bottom of the box. The lid of each box closes with a paper clasp. All three are housed within an illustrated slipcase measuring 3" high by 4 1/4" wide. Two lids have a mild crease else all books are fine within a fine and bright slipcase. A superb copy!


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SOUTHERN RAILWAY STANDARDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MAINTENANCE OF WAY AND STRUCTURES VOLUME I, ISSUES OF 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915; VOLUME II, ISSUES OF 1916, 1917
SOUTHERN RAILWAY STANDARDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MAINTENANCE OF WAY AND STRUCTURES VOLUME I, ISSUES OF 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915; VOLUME II, ISSUES OF 1916, 1917
Southern Railway Company, 1916 and 1918,

Volume I: 100 pages, many as foldouts featuring diagrams and dimensions of equiment and signs such as a baggage wagon, ballast fork, cattle guard, clearance post, depot platform and curbing, frogs, wooden highway bridge, lever car, push car, signs, ties, wooden water tank, trank wrench, whistle post, etc.. Volume II: 99 pages, many as foldouts featuring diagrams and dimensions of equipemnt such as camp car details, fence between tracks, fire hose nozzle, freight room door, gutters, highway grade crossing, notice for warehouses, oil box for stations, painting for crossing gates, property post, signs, stove base, ticket window, waiting booth, water barrel and fire bucket, and numerous other specifications. Both volumes bound in original black buckram with lettering in gilt. A few of the foldouts have been repaired along the fold with library tape. Booth volumes are good to very good.


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COUNTRY ASTROLOGY IN THREE BOOKS, BEING THE MANY YEARS ASTROLOGICAL EXPERIMENTS AND PAINFUL COLLECTIONS OF JOHN POOL OF THE COUNTY OF GLOCESTER, STUDENT OF ASTROLOGY AND PHYSICK. A WORK VERY USEFUL FOR ALL SUCH ARE LOVERS OF ASTROLGY...
COUNTRY ASTROLOGY IN THREE BOOKS, BEING THE MANY YEARS ASTROLOGICAL EXPERIMENTS AND PAINFUL COLLECTIONS OF JOHN POOL OF THE COUNTY OF GLOCESTER, STUDENT OF ASTROLOGY AND PHYSICK. A WORK VERY USEFUL FOR ALL SUCH ARE LOVERS OF ASTROLGY...
Pool [Poole], John
London: Lawrence Chapman, 1650.

The titles of the three books, or chapters, within this volume are: 1) The Judgements Astronomicall Upon Nativities; 2) The Astronomicall Judgements Upon The Nativities, Containing Particular Considerations; 3) Judgements Astronomicall Upon Nativities , Containing The Directions And Revolutions. Small 4t. (8), 111 pages. Early binding of full leather with five raised bands and title label in top compartment. Restoration, probably in the early 1800's, of the title page and repair of the introductory page, also replacement of two preliminary sheets. Hinges recently professionally reinforced. Corners and spine ends heavily worn. Moisture to a few page corners, not affecting text. Notes on the title page and ownership signature and address, dated 1819, on reverse of the final page. Despite the noted flaws, it remains an agreeable copy.


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THE ARKHAM COLLECTOR; NUMBERS ONE THROUGH TEN [1 - 10]
THE ARKHAM COLLECTOR; NUMBERS ONE THROUGH TEN [1 - 10]
Derleth, August, editor
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House [1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971],

All ten issues, complete. All in fine and bright condition.


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PHYSIOLOGIE, MÉDECINE ET MÉTAPHYSIQUE DU MAGNÉTISME
PHYSIOLOGIE, MÉDECINE ET MÉTAPHYSIQUE DU MAGNÉTISME
Charpignon, J[ules]
Orléans/Paris: Pesty/Germer-Baillière, 1841.

Using the laws of physics and physiology, attempts to metaphysically explain the curative abilities of magnetism. 366 pages. Early mends to the gray paper covers. Numerous page corners curled. A good copy laid into a handsome clam shell case.


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MONOGRAPHIA CIMICUM SVECIÆ
MONOGRAPHIA CIMICUM SVECIÆ
Fallén, Carl Fredrik [22 September 1764 - 26 August 1830]
Hafniæ [Denmark]: C.G. Proft, 1807.

Carl Fredrik Fallén was a Swedish botanist and entomologist. He taught at the Lund University and described many species of Diptera and Hymenoptera. Elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1810. Published in Latin. Only four listed in OCLC. 121 pages. Bound in black quarter cloth over marbled paper covered boards. 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. Margin notes throughout. Occasional spots of foxing. Front interior hinge professionally repaired. Spine rebacked. Corners worn. Previous owner's signature on the front free endpaper. A very good copy.


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EQUAL RITES
EQUAL RITES
Pratchett, Terry
New York: Signet Books/New American Library/NAL Penguin, Inc., 1988.

Inscribed by Pratchett on the title page; "To Donald, with best wishes, Terry Pratchett." Complete number line present. A fine and bright unread copy.


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GIVE US THIS DAY / THE LORD IS MY SHEPHARD
GIVE US THIS DAY / THE LORD IS MY SHEPHARD
Tudor, Tasha
New York: Philomel Books, 1989.

A lovely two book set. Each book measures 5" by 41/4". Hare G22 and L47. Very fine in very fine dust jackets. Housed in fine slip case.


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WITCHES ABROAD: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
WITCHES ABROAD: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
Pratchett, Terry
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1991.

Signed by Pratchett on the title page. "Skewers many a fantasy archetype with glee and gentle wit, while mistreating many of the conventions of the genre which too many formula authors take ever so seriously. A whif of fresh, debunking air..." Barron; Fantasy Literature, 4A-210. Mild roughness to the leading edge of the half-title page, obviously occurring during production, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN
THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN
Pratchett, Terry
London: Corgi Books/Transworld Publishers, 1988.

Inscribed by Pratchett on the title page; "To Don, All the best, Terry Pratchett." Front cover illustrated by Kirby. A fine and bright unread copy.


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F UNITS, THE DIESELS THAT DID IT
F UNITS, THE DIESELS THAT DID IT
Wilson, Jeff
Milwaukee, WI: Kalmbach Publishing, 1999.

127 pages with photographs and diagrams of the various roads' F-Units, and photo index. A fine and bright copy.


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WITCHES ABROAD: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
WITCHES ABROAD: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
Pratchett, Terry
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1991.

Signed by Pratchett on the title page. "Skewers many a fantasy archetype with glee and gentle wit, while mistreating many of the conventions of the genre which too many formula authors take ever so seriously. A whif of fresh, debunking air..." Barron; Fantasy Literature, 4A-210. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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MOVING PICTURES: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
MOVING PICTURES: A DISCWORLD NOVEL
Pratchett, Terry
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1990.

Signed by Pratchett on the title page. "Skewers many a fantasy archetype with glee and gentle wit, while mistreating many of the conventions of the genre which too many formula authors take ever so seriously. A whif of fresh, debunking air..." Barron; Fantasy Literature, 4A-210. Tiny bump to rear cover upper corner, else fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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SMALL GODS: A NOVEL OF DISCWORLD
SMALL GODS: A NOVEL OF DISCWORLD
Pratchett, Terry
New York: HarperCollins Publishers/Harper Collins, 1994.

"Skewers many a fantasy archetype with glee and gentle wit, while mistreating many of the conventions of the genre which too many formula authors take ever so seriously. A whif of fresh, debunking air..." Barron; Fantasy Literature, 4A-210. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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INTERESTING TIMES
INTERESTING TIMES
Pratchett, Terry
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1994.

Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new, unread copy.


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THE DISCWORLD COMPANION
THE DISCWORLD COMPANION
Pratchett, Terry, and Stephen Briggs
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1994.

Signed by Pratchett on the title page. Unseen University Ankh-Morpork stamp is also present on the title page. Unseen University Ankh-Morpork is a fictional city-state which prominently features in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series of fantasy novels. A fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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TRUCKERS
TRUCKERS
Pratchett, Terry
London: Doubleday, 1989.

Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of fade to the spine panel.


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TOURS OF DISCOVERY; A SAN FRANCISCO MUNI ALBUM
Perles, Anthony
Glendale, CA: Interurban Press, 1984.

Interurbans Special 89. The third book in the Muni trilogy. No other transit system, no other city, has inspired so much devotion by fan and photographer. 158 pages of text, photographs and maps. Five tiny alpha-numeric characters in ink on the front endpaper. Fine in very good dust jacket with light edge wear.


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COVERED WAGON WOMEN. DIARIES & LETTERS FROM THE WESTERN TRAILS 1840-1890, VOLUMES I THROUGH XI
Holmes, Kenneth L., editor and compiler
Glendale, CA/Spokane, WA; 1984: Arthur H. Clark Company,

A collection of contemporary diaries and letters written by women describing the day by day events of the overland journey to California, Oregon, and Utah - and an occasional odyssey back the other way. Volumes II-IV pertain to the Gold Rush. Kurutz 340. Mintz: The Trail, 233, 234, 235, 236. Some volumes illustrated. The final volume includes large folded map, bibliography and index. Uniformly bound in blue cloth with lettering in gilt. The first two volumes are in the original plain brown paper dust jackets, all other volumes in the original plain white paper dust jackets. A fine attractive set in fine dust jackets, four of which have lightly toned spine panels.


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BURLINGTON PASSENGER CAR PHOTO ALBUM
Glick, William C.
San Jose, CA: Quincy House, 2007.

A complimentary source of material for Glick's first book, Passenger Cars of the Burlington. 324 pages with photographs of Dining Cars, Parlor & Lounge Cars, Sleeping Cars, Baggage-Mail Cars, Mail (RPO) Cars, Chair-Coach Cars, and Truck Details, etc., plus reproduce color ads scattered throughout. Bound in original color pictorial covers. Corners very lightly bumped. A fine and bright copy.


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THE GREAT YELLOW FLEET; A HISTORY OF AMERICAN RAILROAD REFRIGERATOR CARS
White, John H.
San Marino, CA: Golden West Books, 1986.

The railroad refrigerator car formed a link between the farm and the market place. Some of the nation's best croplands were located in the west and south, far removed from the mass of consumers who were located along the northeast coast. The railroad refrigerator car began life as an insulated and ventilated boxcar. Because it was felt metal absorbed heat, it was one of the last types of freight rolling stock to receive steel body constuction. 186 pages with photographs, car lingo, bibliography, index and a wealth of car diagrams. A fine copy in near fine, bright dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the head of the spine panel.


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THE BARNEY & SMITH CAR COMPANY: CAR BUILDERS, DAYTON, OHIO
Trostel, Scott D.
Fletcher, OH: Cam-Tech Publishing, 1993.

A rare study of the premier railcar manufacturer in the United States during the 19th century. 232 pages with historic photographs, car diagrams, extensive rosters, bibliography and index. Fine with fine and bright dust jacket.


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TRACKSIDE AROUNG ONTARIO 1955 -1960 WITH DON McCARTNEY
Riddell, John [Don McCartney]
Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, 2003.

"This is an electic look at Ontario railroading in the late 1950s, including CP, CN, TH&B, ET, eclectic lines, equipment and railroad ferry operations. Included is a rare 1940s look at Ontario Northland steam and sidetrips to other provinces." 128 pages with color photographs. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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AN ACQUAINTANCE WITH ALCO
Olmsted, Robert P.
Robert P. Olmsted/Self published, 1980.

This book provides a permanent record of the Alco PA's and FA's as they charged across the railroads with their squarish but speedy looking silhouette. Each page features a photograph or two of an Alco locomotive. Unpaginated. Fine in very good plus dust jacket with short tear.


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THE CREATION OF TOMORROW: FIFTY YEARS OF MAGAZINE SCIENCE FICTION
Carter, Paul A.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1977.

A knowledgeable and witty overview of the major themes and preoccupations of magazine SF from 1919 through the 1950s. Barron: Anatomy of Wonder 4, 8-34. 318 pages. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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THE MAGUS; A REVISED VERSION
THE MAGUS; A REVISED VERSION
Fowles, John
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1978.

Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT; ESSAYS AND MINORITY REPORTS
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT; ESSAYS AND MINORITY REPORTS
Hitchens, Christopher
London/New York: Verso, 1993.

Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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TURN THE RASCALS OUT! THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ORANGE COUNTY'S FIGHTING EDITOR, DAN M. BAKER
TURN THE RASCALS OUT! THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ORANGE COUNTY'S FIGHTING EDITOR, DAN M. BAKER
Sleeper, Jim
Trubaco Canyon, CA: California Classics, 1973.

Inscribed by Sleeper on the half-title page, "To Estelle Stevens - Whose gingerbread house and Orange Co. grew up together! Best Wishes, Jim Sleeper, 1-4-74." Attached above this inscription is Jim Sleeper's business card with the additional inscription, "A splendid turnabout - my selling a book to you! Jim S." A good narrative of Orange County's formative years. 414 pages with photographs, notes and index. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1811, 1812, 1813, AND 1814, OR THE FIRST AMERICAN SETTLEMENT ON THE PACIFIC
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1811, 1812, 1813, AND 1814, OR THE FIRST AMERICAN SETTLEMENT ON THE PACIFIC
Franchere, Gariel (J.V. Huntington, editor)
New York: Redfield, 1854.

Translated by J.V. Huntington. An important source for the Astor adventure. Smith: Pacific Northwest, 3244. Howes: F310. Graff: 1400. Wagner-Camp, 16:2. Tweney, 21. 376 pages with three plates, including the frontis, plus 8 pages of ads in the rear. Bound in original brown pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt and border stamped in blind. Spine rebacked with old spine affixed. Small bookplate and owner's signature. Lettering on spine dulled. A very good copy.


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SAGEBRUSH DENTIST, AS TOLD BY DR. WILL FRACKELTON TO HERMAN GASTRELL SEELY
SAGEBRUSH DENTIST, AS TOLD BY DR. WILL FRACKELTON TO HERMAN GASTRELL SEELY
Frackelton, Will, and Herman Seely
Pasadena, CA: Trail's End Publishing, 1947.

"Old Wyoming in the days of Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane." Dr. Frackelton knew many of the legendary characters of our west - Calamity Jane, Frank Grouard, Bill Cody, Butch Cassidy, etc. Adams: Six-Guns, 755. 258 pages. Bound in original red cloth. Fine in very good, bright dust jacket with mild edge wear and several tiny chips. A very attractive copy.


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THE GOLDEN WEST IN STORY AND VERSE
THE GOLDEN WEST IN STORY AND VERSE
Coleman, Rufus A., editor
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1932.

Early reprint of 1933. Splendid well balanced material depicting the Western scene, written by Western writers, from the early days of Indian life and customs, through the rousing and picturesque incidents of the early explorers and settlers, down to the stirring modern scene of flying the air-mail route. Near fine in very good dust jacket with a few tiny chips and tears.


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THE RACE OF THE RAILS
THE RACE OF THE RAILS
Bechdolt, Jack
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1931.

A Boy's Book of Railroading Adventure. Bound in original black cloth with lettering and illustration in yellow relief. Near fine in very good dust jacket with several tiny chips and tiny tears.


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OVER THE RANGE TO THE GOLDEN GATE. A COMPLETE TOURIST'S GUIDE TO COLORADO, NEW MEXICO, UTAH, NEVADA, CALIFORNIA, OREGON, PUGET SOUND, AND THE GREAT NORTWEST
OVER THE RANGE TO THE GOLDEN GATE. A COMPLETE TOURIST'S GUIDE TO COLORADO, NEW MEXICO, UTAH, NEVADA, CALIFORNIA, OREGON, PUGET SOUND, AND THE GREAT NORTWEST
Wood, Stanley. Revised to 1904 by C.E. Hooper
Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Publishers, 1904.

Smith; Pacific Northwest Americana 11179. See Cowan; Bibliography of the History of California, pg 693. Paher; Nevada Bibliogrphy 2198. 340 pages with photographs, illustrations and index. Bound in original light blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and illustration and border stamped in black. Mild sunning to covers and cloth. A very good plus copy.


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THE PUEBLO CHILDREN OF THE EARTH MOTHER, VOLUMES I AND II
THE PUEBLO CHILDREN OF THE EARTH MOTHER, VOLUMES I AND II
Mails, Thomas E.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1983.

Two volume set. The heritage, culture, crafts and traditions of the Anasazi ancestors of the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest in volume 1. Volume 2 features the culture, crafts and ceremonial of the Pueblo Indians of yesterday and today. Profusely illustrated by the author, many in color. A total of 1056 pages. Each fine in fine and bright dust jacket. A very handsome set.


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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY; COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY; COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES
Thrapp, Dan L.
Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1988.

"Candidates for inclusion in this compendium include people no longer living... who came to attention therough the significance of their deeds or simply were of interest in some connection the the evolving drama (of the American west). Among them are explorers and discoverers, fur men, Indians and Indian agents, a few early cattlemen, travelers, military officers and soldiers, desperadoes and lawmen, scouts, buffalo hunters, renegades, early conservationists and wildlife specialists, scientists, writers, painters, photographers and illustrators, expansionists, missionaries and martyrs and those of many other callings - or none." A total of 2308 pages with index. All four volumes bound in original red cloth with lettering in gilt. Volumes I, II, and III are fine in the original fine and bright white dust jackets as issued. The spine panels of the dust jackets show the remains of adhesive from the removal of labels placed there by a previous owner. Volume IV is fine, issued without the plain white dust jacket. A very handsome set and an essential reference for the library, bookseller or collector specializing in Western American.


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THE INDIANS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN 1852. THE B.D. WILSON REPORT AND A SELECTION OF CONTEMPORARY COMMENT
Wilson, B.D. (John Walton Caughey, editor)
San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1952.

[xxxiv] 154 pages with bibliography and index. Bookplate of Ralph C. Michelsen, researcher of Southern California Indian nations, on the front paste-down endpaper. Michelsen's stamp on the top of the text block. Rocq: California Local History 16431. Very light toning to the page edges. Near fine in very good dust jacket with several tiny chips and tears.


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THE NATIVE RACES OF THE PACIFIC STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, VOLUMES I - V
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
New York: D. Appleton and Company 1874-1876,

A very handsome, sturdy set; complete in five volumes. Volume I, 1875, Wild Tribes, 797 pages plus six foldout maps. Volume II, 1875, Civilized Nations, 805 pages with foldout map and foldout table. Volume III, 1875, Myths and Languages, 796 pages. Volume IV, 1875, Antiquities, 807 pages with many illustrations and engravings, plus one foldout map. Volume V, 1876, Primitive History, 796 pages index plus two foldout maps. Smith: Pacific Northwest 522. See Graff 155. See Howes B91. Tweney: Washington 89, #4. Zamorano #3. Marbled edges. Professionally rebound in buff buckram with original title labels laid onto spine. New endpapers. Library stamp at the top of each title page plus several stamps scattered throughout. Except for the few stamps in each volume, a near fine set.


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THE CALIFORNIA DIARY OF FAXON DEAN ATHERON 1836-1839
Atherton, Faxon Dean. Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., editor
San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society, 1964.

Limited to a total of 1875 copies. 246 pages with illustrations, extensive notes, bibliography and index, plus foldout map. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.


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THE MOON IS DOWN
Steinbeck, John
New York: Viking Press, 1942.

First issue, with period present on line eleven, page 112; see Goldstone; John Steinbeck, A Bibliographical Catalogue, A16a. Bound in original blue cloth with lettering and rule on spine in silver and lettering and border on front cover in blind. The usual toning to endpapers along inner hinges. Light toning to page edges. About fine in about fine price clipped dust jacket with very shallow chipping at spine panel ends and two tiny closed tears. A very nice copy.


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JOHN STEINBECK; A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF THE ADRIAN H. GOLDSTONE COLLECTION
Goldstone, Adrian H., and John R. Payne
Austin, TX: University of Texas at Austin, 1974.

Signed by John R. Payne on the title page. The essential bibliography on the works of John Steinbeck. Bound in original gold cloth. Fine in original clear acetate dust protrector with several chips and short tears.


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FANTASTICS AND OTHER FANCIES
Hearn, Lafcadio
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924.

Impresseions of the strange life of New Orleans. Paper cover boards with orange cloth spine. Bookplate. Light wear along bottom cover edges. A very nice, very good copy.


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LANDS AND SEAS
Hearn, Lafcadio
Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1925.

293 pages. Bound in light green cloth with light fade and two tiny red spots to spine. Owner's gift inscription on front endpaper. Small Japanese book store label on the front paeste-down endpaper. A very good, attractive copy.


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BLUE GHOST: A STUDY OF LAFCADIO HEARN
Temple, Jean (Lafcadio Hearn)
New York: Jonathan Cape/Harrison Smith, 1931.

Bound in original blue cloth. 1/2" strip cut from top of front free endpaper. Several tiny tears to cloth at heel of spine. About very good, without dust jacket. Nice reading copy.


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CREOLE SKETCHES
Hearn, Lafcadio (edited by Charles Woodwar Hutson) [Eva L Alvey]
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924.

Eva L Alvey signature with her full page warm memories of a trip to New Orleans written on the front endpaper and dated March 17, 1926. Two color illustrations of New Orleans by Charleton Simpson taken from another publication tipped to reverse of half-title page and on the copyright page. Laid in the rear wrapped in newspaper is a gathering of pressed moss as a rememberence. A wonderful, very good copy plus in very good dust jacket with some shallow chipping and edge wear.


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LETTERS FROM THE RAVEN; BEING THE CORRESPONDENCE OF LAFCADIO HEARN WITH HENRY WATKIN
Hearn, Lafacdio (Milton Bronner, editor)
New York: Brentano's, 1907.

Introduction by the editor. 201 pages, many unopened. Top page edges in gilt. Boound in quarther brown cloth with brown paper covered boards, lettering in gilt. A near fine copy.


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LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS
Tinker, Edward Larocque [Lafcadio Hearn]
New York, NY: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1924.

Number 15 of 150 copies signed by Tinker on a special limitation page. Also inscribed below the limitation by Tinker; "I take great pleasure in inscribing this book for a man I admire very much, my good friend George Matthew Adams. Edward Larocque Tinker 1954". Laid in is a typed signed letter by Tinker inviting Adams to visit, dated 1932. "Adams was an American newspaper columnist and founder of the George Matthew Adams Newspaper Service, which syndicated comic strips and columns to newspapers for five decades." Bound in quarter dark brown cloth with textured paper boards. Lettering on spine in gilt. Top edges in gilt. Leading and bottom edges untrimmed. A hint of dulling to gilt on top. A very handsome, near fine copy.


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OCCIDENTAL GLEANINGS: SKETCHES AND ESSAYS NOW FIRST COLLECTED BY ALBERT MORDELL, VOLUMES I & II
Hearn, Lafcadio (Albert Mordell)
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1925.

The fist volume contains, among other articles, the famous Ozias Midwinter letters, never before reprinted. In the second volume are included about sixty articles on educational, scientic, speculative, sociological and musical subjects. A total of 564 pages. Bound in red buckram with titile labels on spine. Fine in very good dust jackets with shallow chipping to heads of spine panels, thin two inch abrasions to the front panels, and several moderate tears. A very handsome set.


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FANTASTICS AND OTHER FANCIES
Hearn, Lafcadio
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1914.

Number 271 of 550 copies. Impresseions of the strange life of New Orleans. Dark blue paper covered boards, tan cloth spine, and with paper title label on spine. Light wear along bottom cover edges. A very nice, very good copy.


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THE JAPANESE LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN
Bisland, Elizabeth, editor (Lafcadio Hearn)
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910.

Bound in very dark green cloth with lettering in gilt and cartouch in red. Top page edgeds in gilt. 468 pages. Review of the book from the New York Time is tipped in to the rear with offsetting to the adjacent pages. One corner bumped. Owner's chop on front endpaper. No dust jacket. A very good copy.


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