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Edition: First printing.
New York: Ace Books, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth Mercy Thompson novel - by day, she is a car mechanic, but at night, as a shapeshifter, she lives in the world of witches, vampires and werewolves. 326 pp. ISBN: 978-0441018192.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 65269
A GENERAL HISTORY OF OREGON PRIOR TO 1861 IN TWO VOLUMES: Volume I, To the Territorial Government; Volume II, To the Civil War.
Edition: First edition.
Portland, OR: Metropolitan Press, 1935 & 1936 dj. Hardcover first edition - Designed to be an authoritative and readable history of the state from the earliest days of discovery and exploration - Vancouver's visit, the discovery of the Columbia River, the Lewis and Clark expedition - through its settlement, the discovery of gold in Oregon, the Indian wars, and more. Illustrated with photographs, map endpapers. Each volume has notes and references, volume 2 also has an index to both volumes. 416 pp., 916 pp.
Condition: Good in good dustjackets (some mottling to the red cloth, edgewear and chipping to the dustjackets, but uncommon in dj.)Book ID: 36914More details Price: $100.00
GRAND COULEE MYSTERY: A Story of the Engineers.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, n.d. (c 1941.). Hardcover - Adventure story about the beginning of the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River in the state of Washington, built in the 1930's and the largest concrete dam in the United States. Printed for The Parents' Institute, Inc as a title in the 'Teen-age Mystery Classics' series, no date (only orig copyright), probably late 50's or early 60's, bound in dark blue cloth with red magnifying glass on front cover with 'Teen-age Mystery Classics' inside, red panel with title in dark blue on spine. One of a series of books published in a uniform binding. 284 pp
Condition: Very good condition, lacking the dj.Book ID: 39623More details Price: $12.00
TRAIL OF THE PIONEERS.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
San Francisco: By the author, nd. (ca 1967.). First edition - An account of her family homesteading in the desert country of Eastern Washington around 1900. Illustrated with photographs and drawings by the author. SIGNED and dated 1967 by the author.
Condition: Very good in stiff tan illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 16826
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: 67436More details Price: $35.00
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: 77726More details Price: $18.50
SEA OF GLORY: America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.
Edition: First printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of one of the largest voyages of discovery in the history of the world and the last such all-sail convoy. Under the Command of Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, and despite losing two ships and 71 men, the expedition -which included botanists, geologists, biologists and mapmakers - logged 87,000 miles, discovered a new Southern continent which Wilkes named Antarctica, surveyed 280 Pacific islands and created 180 charts and collected thousands of specimens which eventually became the foundation of the Smithsonian Institution. Solidly researched and a fascinating story. Illustrated with drawings and maps, Notes, selected bibliography, index. 452 pp. ISBN: 0-67003231X.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 38722