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  • STUMP RANCH PIONEER. by Davis, Nelle Portrey.
    Davis, Nelle Portrey.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An uncommon account of one family's journey to the Northwest and the panhandle of Idaho. Driven from their Colorado sheep farm after a long struggle with the dust-bowl conditions of the late 1930s, Nelle Davis and her husband migrated, with their two children, to the second growth forests of northern Idaho to begin again as stump ranch farmers. SIGNED on the front endpaper with the word "sincerely." Synopsis from the dust jacket has been pasted onto the first blank page. 245 pp.

    Condition: From a school library with a donation bookplate on the front endpaper, several stamps, remnants of a pocket. Front hinge is cracking, and some fraying to the fore-edge of the front cover, but otherwise tight and clean, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76776
    View cart More details Price: $75.00
  • RED DIRT: GROWING UP OKIE. by Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.
    Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York & London: Verso, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - An account of her childhood in rural Oklahoma, from the Dust Bowl days to the end of the Eisenhower era, in which she "bears witness to a family and community which still clings to the dream of America as a republic of landowners." INSCRIBED on the title page. viii, 224 pp. ISBN: 1-85984-8567.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (creasing to lower edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 43269
    View cart More details Price: $25.00