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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE RULERS OF THE LAKES: A Story of George and Champlain.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1917, this is the third title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian. A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 333 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a fair only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of about an inch at the top of the spine, a tear at the side of the bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38299
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE SUN OF QUEBEC: A Story of a Great Crisis.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in…

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    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 334 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a good only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of 1/4 inch at the top of the spine and bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38300
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  • BONNY LESLEY OF THE BORDER. Pioneer Series 2. by Blanchard, Amy E. (1856 -1926)
    Blanchard, Amy E. (1856 -1926)
    BONNY LESLEY OF THE BORDER. Pioneer Series 2.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: W. A. Wilde, 1904. Hardcover first edition - "From 1836-1838 a young woman finds a home with her grandfather in the Michigan frontier settlement of Woodstock, located North of Detroit. Illustrated by William F. Stecher with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and four inserted plates. 336 pp plus 4 pp of publisher's ads for other books by Blanchard.

    Condition: Fair condition only (missing front endpaper, binding is broken and text block is beginning to separate from the covers - the text block itself is in good condition and the illustrated tan boards are also in good condition) A rather uncommon book.

    Book ID: 67109
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1989.). SIGNED - The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Very good ('gouge' to back cover, otherwise clean and tight, no creases to the spine.)

    Book ID: 53647
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin, (1998.). SIGNED - The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Good condition - rubbing and wear to the covers, usual toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 64429
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1989.). SIGNED - SIGNED on the title page. The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39262
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. SIGNED - INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- westering woman!" The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Very good (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 36539
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  • THE SON. by Meyer, Philipp.
    Meyer, Philipp.
    THE SON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ecco Press, (2013). First edition - The author's second novel - an "epic tale of more than 150 years of money, family, and power, told through the memories of three unforgettable narrators: Eli, now 100 and known simply as "the Colonel"; Eli's son Peter, called "the great disappointment" for his failure to meet the familyÕs vision of itself; and Eli's great-granddaughter Jeanne Anne, who struggles to maintain the McCullough empire in the economic frontier of modern Texas." 572 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon proof copy.

    Book ID: 68219
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  • THE BROTHERS: A Novel of the Early Settlement of Southern Illinois. by Randle, Edwin H., Brigadier General, US Army, Retired.
    Randle, Edwin H., Brigadier General, US Army, Retired.
    THE BROTHERS: A Novel of the Early Settlement of Southern Illinois.

    Edition: First edition.

    Clearwater, Florida: Eldnar Press, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Map frontispiece, small drawings at the tail of each chapter. SIGNED on the front endpaper and dated 11/16/'84 (in the year of publication) 306 pp. ISBN: 0-912726059.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66309
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  • LORD OF THE PLAINS. by Silver, Alfred.
    Silver, Alfred.
    LORD OF THE PLAINS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Ballantine, (1990). First edition - Historical novel set in Canada. "When Gabriel and Madelaine Dumont settle along the Saskatchewan, no land office exists to register their claims. But by the mid-1880s, railroad and telegraph lines have brought the Ottawa administration closer--and the government is selling land occupied by Indians and early settlers. Enlisting the help of Louis Riel (leader of an earlier uprising and a religious visionary), the settlers and Indians stage the Great Northwest Rebellion, pitting their knowledge of the plains against the Canadian police's superior numbers, heavy artillery and Gatling machine guns." Author's note, maps. 406 pp. ISBN: -345356004.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79145
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