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  • THE DIARY OF MATTIE SPENSER. by Dallas, Sandra.
    Dallas, Sandra.
    THE DIARY OF MATTIE SPENSER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, the story of a "young woman finds herself traveling via covered wagon to Colorado in search of a new start, with only her reticent husband and her personal journal to keep her company." 229 pp. ISBN: 0-312155158.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66771
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  • LOVE, INFIDELITY AND DRINKING TO FORGET. by Gundy, Elizabeth.
    Gundy, Elizabeth.
    LOVE, INFIDELITY AND DRINKING TO FORGET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dial Press / Doubleday, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth nove and perhaps her best: "Two New Yorkers used to the buzz of the Big Apple and the Metropolitan Museum, pack their books and cats in a pickup and set off for the backwoods of Atlantic Canada, their lovely young heads filled with lovely rustic dreams. From the start, things go haywire and the homesteading couple discover Law #1 of the wilderness. Nature goes its way and folks go crazy. The process is alternately hilarious and devastating." 401 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (light remainder spray bottom edge)

    Book ID: 76472
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  • SAND IN MY EYES. by Laune, Seigniora Russell (Illustrated by Paul Laune)
    Laune, Seigniora Russell (Illustrated by Paul Laune)
    SAND IN MY EYES.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1956.) dj. Hardcover - An entertaining first hand account of life on the frontier in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. "A true story of a young wife and the town she helped to build. . . The very young Mrs. Laune first saw the new town of Woodward, Oklahoma Territory in 1896, three years after her husband had set up a tent beside the strip of sand which was to be the main street." Illustrated by her son, Paul Laune, with line drawings throughout and full color illustrated endpapers. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (crinkling to the back cover of the dj, tape repair to interior.)

    Book ID: 56699
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  • EDGES OF THE EARTH: A Man, A Woman, A Child In The Alaskan Wilderness. by Leo, Richard.
    Leo, Richard.
    EDGES OF THE EARTH: A Man, A Woman, A Child In The Alaskan Wilderness.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (1991.). First edition - Leo's story of homesteading - first with his girlfriend in 1981 - and then for 10 years with his young son - in a wild and beautiful land. 303 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed black and cream wrappers.

    Book ID: 59975
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  • EDGES OF THE EARTH: A Man, A Woman, A Child In The Alaskan Wilderness. by Leo, Richard.
    Leo, Richard.
    EDGES OF THE EARTH: A Man, A Woman, A Child In The Alaskan Wilderness.

    Edition: Book club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Henry Holt, (1991.) dj. Hardcover - Leo's story of homesteading - first with his girlfriend in 1981 - and then for 10 years with his young son - in a wild and beautiful land. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-15752.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46165
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  • Mason, Theresa Wattle.
    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
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  • STEAM LAUNDRY. by O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon
    O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon
    STEAM LAUNDRY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Los Angeles: Boreal Books / Red Hen Press, (2012). First edition - A "novel in poems based on the true story of Sarah Ellen Gibson, a miner's wife during the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes. Her journey began as she followed her husband to Dawson City, Yukon Territory in 1898. She stayed there three years as the town's boom and her marriage burned out. In 1903, she left her husband and sons to start over in Fairbanks, Alaska, with another man. Based on archival research and incorporating historical documents and photographs, the poems approach the past through the ghosts of correspondence." Illustrated with photographs. Notes. 143 pp. ISBN: 978-1597092289.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70474
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  • OLD JULES COUNTRY: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book was Published. by Sandoz, Mari
    Sandoz, Mari
    OLD JULES COUNTRY: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book was Published.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Hastings House, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Issued to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of 'Old Jules' - Sandoz's biography of her father - this contains a "generous selection" of her non-fiction work, including some previously unpublished pieces , Includes a bibliography of her works 319 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (price-clipped, minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 45390
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