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  • LOST LAKE. by Margolin, Phillip.
    Margolin, Phillip.
    LOST LAKE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A legal thriller by this former defense attorney, Set in Portland, Oregon. SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0735023.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62913
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  • LOST LAKE. by Margolin, Phillip.
    Margolin, Phillip.
    LOST LAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A legal thriller by this former defense attorney, Set in Portland, Oregon. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0735023.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74992
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  • THE ASSOCIATE. by Margolin, Phillip.
    Margolin, Phillip.
    THE ASSOCIATE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A legal thriller by this former defense attorney, Set in Portland, Oregon. SIGNED on the title page. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196254.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62631
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  • THE ASSOCIATE. by Margolin, Phillip.
    Margolin, Phillip.
    THE ASSOCIATE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A legal thriller by this former defense attorney, Set in Portland, Oregon. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196254.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74896
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  • THE UNDERTAKER'S WIDOW. by Margolin, Phillip.
    Margolin, Phillip.
    THE UNDERTAKER'S WIDOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A legal thriller by this former defense attorney, Set in Oregon. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-385-480547.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42362
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  • MANY RIVERS TO CROSS: Of Good Running Water, Native Trout and the Remains of Wilderness. by Montgomery, M.R.
    Montgomery, M.R.
    MANY RIVERS TO CROSS: Of Good Running Water, Native Trout and the Remains of Wilderness.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "journey into the physical and emotional territory of the American West . . . from the headwaters of the Columbia River to eastern Oregon and to Big Goose Creek, where General Custer's reinforcements camped and went fishing instead of joining the battle at Little Bighorn. [and] through overlooked locations in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, New Mexico, Arizona, and Oregon -- all of the last best places." Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page to the noted Oklahoma collector, Larry Owens -"Enjoy the book and someday get to Yellowstone, a park-paradise for anglers." Illustrated with drawings by Glenn Wolff. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-671-792865.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket. Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 67436
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  • YOUNG NORTHWEST. by Montgomery, Richard G.
    Montgomery, Richard G.
    YOUNG NORTHWEST.

    Edition: Second edition, indexed and revised (orig published in 1941.)

    Portland, OR: Binfords & Mort, (1948.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An entertaining general history of the Pacific Northwest and Oregon in particular: the geology, the original inhabitants, early explorations of Captain Robert Gray, Lewis and Clark, Dr. John McLoughlin, the overland wagon trains, and more, including the growth of industry with the Bonneville and Grand Coulee Dams. SIGNED by the author on the half title page "Yours in Rotary" and dated in 1956. Stamped on this page is "The Rotary Club, Portland, OR." Illustrated by Harold Price. Index. 318 pp. Map on front endpapers.

    Condition: Very good + in a good only dust jacket (several chips to top edge of dj).

    Book ID: 57318
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  • SAVING AN AMERICAN TREASURE: The Story of Vista House. by Overton, Kathleen McManus PhD.
    Overton, Kathleen McManus PhD.
    SAVING AN AMERICAN TREASURE: The Story of Vista House.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    By the author, (2014). SIGNED first edition - Vista House at Crown Point, Oregon is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. "This book tells the story of the genesis of the building, the movers and shakers who made it happen, the disputes between the players, and the unique architectural design. It begins in 1915 and continues through to the current day, describing the deterioration from use and weather that almost destroyed the crown of the Columbia River Highway. The forty-plus black and white photographs help convey why Vista House is a legacy to all of us and to future generations." SIGNED on the title page and dated 5 May 2014, in the year of publication. Includes several appendices, sources. 140 pp. ISBN: 978-1495907005.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Brochure and business card laid in.

    Book ID: 77726
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  • THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST. by Pandian, Gigi.
    Pandian, Gigi.
    THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback original.

    Woodbury, MN: Midnight Ink, (2017). SIGNED - The first novel in a new series, featuring Zoe Faust and Dorian Robert-Houdin, a "three-and-a-half foot gargoyle chef, who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot." SIGNED on the title page. Includes vegan recipes. Author's note. 350 pp. ISBN: 9780738742366.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73818
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  • Poupeney, Mollie.
    OREGON REVISITED and CALIFORNIA CLAY POEMS.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Moraga, CA: Mudball Express, (1997.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of poems by this noted potter and artist: the Oregon poems were written to commenorate the lives of her family who in the 1930's were a young family struggling to survive in the logging towns of the coast. SIGNED on the first page. Photographs. 79 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (address sticker.)

    Book ID: 36493
    Keywords: oregon, Poetry, pottery
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  • SHANIKO: From Wool Capitol to Ghost Town. by Rees, Helen Guyten.
    Rees, Helen Guyten.
    SHANIKO: From Wool Capitol to Ghost Town.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Portland, OR: Binford and Mort, (1982). First edition - The history of a small town in the high desert country of Wasco County in central Oregon, as well as an account of pioneer life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. SIGNED by the author on the first page. Illustrated with many photographs, maps. Bibliography, index. 163 pp. ISBN: 0-8353-03992.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (a few scattered names highlighted in the text).

    Book ID: 63989
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  • Reyes, Carlos.
    NIGHTMARKS: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Amherst: Lynx House Press, 1990. First edition -. ISBN: 0-89924-0593.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 18239
    Keywords: oregon, Poetry
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  • A HEAVEN IN THE EYE. by Rice, Clyde.
    Rice, Clyde.
    A HEAVEN IN THE EYE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Portland, OR: Breitenbush Books, Inc, (1990.). Autobiography of a 'vibrant, romantic, bullheaded young man in Oregon and California in the years 1918-1934 bursts with joy of living' (USA Today review) - from being a forest lookout to riding the rails to San Francisco, marrying and almost losing his wife, and finally returning to Oregon to start a new life. The author's first book, written at the age of 81, and winner of the Western States Book Prize for Creative Nonfiction upon its original publication in 1984. 350 pp. ISBN: 0-932576842.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Cover says "special bookseller's edition" and a letter from the publisher is printed inside the front cover.

    Book ID: 45426
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  • A HEAVEN IN THE EYE. by Rice, Clyde.
    Rice, Clyde.
    A HEAVEN IN THE EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland, OR: Breitenbush Books, Inc, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the author's early life in Oregon and California in the years 1918-1934 - from being a forest lookout to riding the rails to San Francisco, marrying and almost losing his wife, and finally returning to Oregon to start a new life. The author's first book, written at the age of 81, and winner of the Western States Book Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Frontispiece. Cover and drawings at the beginning of each chapter by Laurie Levich. 350 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-932576-222.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (embossed seal of previous owner.)

    Book ID: 48786
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  • Rule, Ann.
    DEAD BY SUNSET: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995.) dj. Hardcover - True story of Brad Cunningham -a chilling look at the evil that can lurk behind the most charismatic facade. Rule is one of the most widely read true crime writers, and deservedly so: her books are detailed, fast-paced and gripping. From the very beginning of this book - which details the finding of the body of Cunningham's estranged wife in a van on the Sunset Highway outside Portland, Oregon- this is almost impossible to put down. Photographs. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-684-802058.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30114
    Keywords: oregon, True Crime
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  • DEAD BY SUNSET: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer? by Rule, Ann (1933-2015)
    Rule, Ann (1933-2015)
    DEAD BY SUNSET: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - True story of Brad Cunningham -a chilling look at the evil that can lurk behind the most charismatic facade. Rule is one of the most widely read true crime writers, and deservedly so: her books are detailed, fast-paced and gripping. From the very beginning of this book - which details the finding of the body of Cunningham's estranged wife in a van on the Sunset Highway outside Portland, Oregon- this is almost impossible to put down. INSCRIBED and dated on the title page. Photographs. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-684-802058.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70617
    Keywords: oregon, True Crime
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  • DESTINATION, WEST! a Pioneer Woman on the Oregon Trail. by Sengstacken, Agnes Ruth.
    Sengstacken, Agnes Ruth.
    DESTINATION, WEST! a Pioneer Woman on the Oregon Trail.

    Edition: Second edition.

    Portland, Oregon: Binford & Mort Publishers, (1992) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1942, this is the true account (written in her own words, as told to her daughter) of one woman's journey from New York State, where she was born in 1825, her travels to the Western Reserve (Ohio), to her adventures along the Oregon Trail, living on the Coquille River, and finally settling in Empire City, in the Coos Bay country of Oregon. This is full of tales of gold miners, of encounters with Indians, and references to many early settlements in Oregon. Map endpapers. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-832302074.

    Condition: Very near fine in orange boards in a good dustjacket (some rubbing and fading to the dust jacket)

    Book ID: 65657
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  • WHEN SHE FLEW. by Shortridge, Jennie.
    Shortridge, Jennie.
    WHEN SHE FLEW.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Penguin, (2009.). SIGNED first edition - When a homeless Iraq war vet is discovered living in the Oregon woods with his young daughter, a 'by the book' police officer - Jessica Villard - finds herself breaking the rules so the father and child will not be separated. SIGNED on the title page. 322 pp plus an interview with the author. ISBN: 0-451-227981-0.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45336
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  • WHEN SHE FLEW. by Shortridge, Jennie.
    Shortridge, Jennie.
    WHEN SHE FLEW.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Penguin, (2009.). SIGNED first edition - When a homeless Iraq war vet is discovered living in the Oregon woods with his young daughter, a 'by the book' police officer - Jessica Villard - finds herself breaking the rules so the father and child will not be separated. SIGNED on the title page. 322 pp plus an interview with the author. ISBN: 0-451-227981-0.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45668
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  • Steber, Rick
    MINERS: Tales of the Wild West, Volume 9.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Prineville, OR: Bonanza Publishing, (1990.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on title page. Stories based on personal interviews and research in journals, diaries, logs, letters, newspapers and books, most with an Oregon or Northwest connection. Illustrated by Don Gray. 58 pp. ISBN: 0-945134-096.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38097
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  • Steber, Rick
    MINERS: Tales of the Wild West, Volume 9.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Prineville, OR: Bonanza Publishing, (1990.). First edition - Stories based on personal interviews and research in journals, diaries, logs, letters, newspapers and books, most with an Oregon or Northwest connection. Illustrated by Don Gray. 58 pp. ISBN: 0-945134-096.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 34279
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  • Steber, Rick
    PIONEERS: Tales of the Wild West, Volume 11.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Prineville, OR: Bonanza Publishing, (1993.). First edition - Stories based on personal interviews and research in journals, diaries, logs, letters, newspapers and books, most with an Oregon or Northwest connection. Illustrated by Don Gray. 58 pp. ISBN: 0-945134-118.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 34280
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  • Stevens, Eden Vale.
    THE WINE OF BLINDNESS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Shelter Island, NY: beMUSEd Press, 2000. First edition - Collection of poems by this Oregon writer and artist, some written as she was descending into blindness - but all infused with her bouyant spirit. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Preface by Maxine Rosen. 51 pp. ISBN: 0-615-115209.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 29960
    Keywords: blindness, oregon, Poetry
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  • THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, by Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh,

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but…

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    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but one which still continues to have an influence today from a different perspective than the award-winning documentary "Wild, Wild Country." Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-062508210.

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    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (bottom edge of textblock slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 73330
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  • A QUEST FOR EDUCATION AND THE EXPERIENCES THAT FOLLOWED (title on cover "It Was Slow Going but I Finally Made It" by Westlake, A Byron.
    Westlake, A Byron.
    A QUEST FOR EDUCATION AND THE EXPERIENCES THAT FOLLOWED (title on cover "It Was Slow Going but I Finally Made It"

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Cassville, Missouri: By the author, (1994). First edition - Memoirs of a retired educator, from his own college days to his years of teaching in Oregon and California, as District Superintendent of Amador County and in the Mojave. Photographs. 209 pp plus an 8 pp epilogue. Laid in is a preface to the preface.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 66556
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  • EVER AFTER: A Father's True Story. by Wharton, William (pseudonym of Albert du Aime)
    Wharton, William (pseudonym of Albert du Aime)
    EVER AFTER: A Father's True Story.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Newmarket Press, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Published in the UK under the title 'Wrongful Death' this is the first nonfiction book by this award-winning novelist and artist. Wharton's daughter, her husband and two infant daughters were killed in a highway accident caused by poor visibility due to smoke from field burning - this is an account of how he dealt with his grief and of his fight to get the practice of burning outlawed. INSCRIBED on the dedication page. 246 pp. ISBN: 1557042233.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64272
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  • THE BEST DEFENSE. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    THE BEST DEFENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery, this one set in Eugene, featuring Oregon attorney Barbara Holloway. Map. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-312-109377.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40474
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  • NO DEFENSE. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    NO DEFENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the high Oregon desert, featuring attorney Barbara Holloway. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-312-209533.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 63297
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  • NO DEFENSE. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    NO DEFENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the high Oregon desert, featuring attorney Barbara Holloway. INSCRIBED on the title page. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-312-209533.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74293
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  • DEFENSE FOR THE DEVIL. by Wilhelm, Kate.
    Wilhelm, Kate.
    DEFENSE FOR THE DEVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Legal thriller set in an Oregon coastal town, featuring attorney Barbara Holloway. INSCRIBED on the title page. 389 pp. ISBN: 0-312-19854x.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (crease to final leaf)

    Book ID: 74294
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