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  • HEADLOCK: A Jeff Reynolds Mystery. by Barer, Burl.
    Barer, Burl.
    HEADLOCK: A Jeff Reynolds Mystery.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Vancouver, WA: Deadly Alibi Press Ltd, (2000). SIGNED first edition - Introduces author and private eye Jeff Reynolds, who has been hired by "a paranoid recluse" and lured "into a complex web of deception, conspiracy, and murder where delusions are deadly, and life after death can be hell. Several popular mystery writers, including G.M. Ford and Tony Fennelly, make cameo appearances in this clever and quirky adventure set in Walla Walla, Washington." SIGNED on the title page and dated 8/19/00, in the year of publication. 234 pp. ISBN: 1-886199094.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75880
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  • MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUDS : A Search for the Wild Salmon. by Brown, Bruce.
    Brown, Bruce.
    MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUDS : A Search for the Wild Salmon.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Journalist and naturalist Bruce Brown recounts his journeys along the rivers and coast of the Pacific Northwest in search of the fast disappearing salmon and in doing so he tells of the history of this area, the roles of logging that clogged and diverted streams, and other factors, including unbridled commericial fishing, industrial pollution, environmental mismanagement, and ignorance that led to their plight. A classic book, sadly even more appropriate now than at the time it was written. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-671-435833.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 43238
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  • THE WAR CANOE. by Bryson, Jamie S.
    Bryson, Jamie S.
    THE WAR CANOE.

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

    Anchorage & Seattle: Alaska Northest Books, (1990.). First edition - Novel for young adults that captures both the authentic Native traditions and beliefs of the Tlingit Indians and the flavour of contemporary Alaska, written by a long time resident of Wrangell in Alaska. Foreword by Lew Williams, Jr and preface by the author. xiii, 180 pp.plus 2 pp of publisher's advertisements. ISBN: 0-882403680.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (stamp on first page.)

    Book ID: 41232
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  • THE COAST OF GOOD INTENTIONS. by Byers, Michael.
    Byers, Michael.
    THE COAST OF GOOD INTENTIONS.

    Edition: Trade paperback original, later printing.

    New York Mariner Books (1998). SIGNED - The author's first book, a collection of short stories that describe living in the Pacific Northwest coast - from the lives of ferry workers, carpenters and park rangers to adolescents leaving home and retirees coming home again. SIGNED on the title page with the words "this one is with all best." A Best American Short Stories Discovery. 163 pp. ISBN: 0-395-891701.

    Condition: Near fine .

    Book ID: 60757
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  • GOD'S COUNTRY - AND THE WOMAN. by Curwood, James Oliver
    Curwood, James Oliver
    GOD'S COUNTRY - AND THE WOMAN.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc., 1915. Hardcover first edition - A tender love story set in the northern Canadian wilderness. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 8 internal glossy plates by William Oberhardt and Norman Borchardt (the final plate is a double spread.) Basis for the 1937 Warner Brothers film - their first feature-length movie made in technicolor. 347 pp.

    Condition: Very good in olive green cloth with gold lettering and frame on front cover (cover somewhat dulled but a tight and clean copy).

    Book ID: 76026
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  • FLIES. by Dickman, Michael
    Dickman, Michael
    FLIES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, (2011). First edition - Oregon poet's second major collection of poem, winner of the James Laughlin Award. 78 pp. ISBN: 978-1556593772.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67561
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  • THE FINAL FOREST: The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Northwest. by Dietrich, William.
    Dietrich, William.
    THE FINAL FOREST: The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Northwest.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the human side of the struggle over the remnants of America's forests by this Pulitzer prize winning journalist. INSCRIBED opposite the title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens "May we find a way to perserve the trees and sustain human dignity for generations to come." In addition, a brief holograph note SIGNED by Dietrich is laid in. Index. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-671729675.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63657
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  • THE LIVING. by Dillard, Annie
    Dillard, Annie
    THE LIVING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel about the Pacific Northwest frontier, the story of a settlement founded on Bellingham Bay in the 1850s. Her first novel. 397 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-06-0168706.

    Condition: Very near fine in like dj.

    Book ID: 11258
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  • THE RIVER WHY. by Duncan, David James.
    Duncan, David James.
    THE RIVER WHY.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Bantam, (1984.). The author's first book, a book which has become a classic of fly fishing along with Maclean's 'The River Runs Through It.' (and also the first novel published by The Sierra Club.) "Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. Here is the funny, sensitive, very special story of one man's search for meaning, for love, and for a sane way to live - a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of all living things on this beautiful watery planet Earth." 291 pp. ISBN: 0-553-341928.

    Condition: Good + - some creasing to the spine, toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 41708
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  • THE DEAD HORSE PAINT COMPANY. by Emerson, Earl.
    Emerson, Earl.
    THE DEAD HORSE PAINT COMPANY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth mystery featuring fire chief and former arson investigator Mac Fontana, set in the sleepy Washington town of Staircase. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-688-137512.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65130
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  • HELP WANTED: ORPHANS PREFERRED. by Emerson, Earl.
    Emerson, Earl.
    HELP WANTED: ORPHANS PREFERRED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring fire chief and former arson investigator Mac Fontana, set in the sleepy Washington town of Staircase. SIGNED on the title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-688-093337.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71041
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  • THE DEAD HORSE PAINT COMPANY. by Emerson, Earl.
    Emerson, Earl.
    THE DEAD HORSE PAINT COMPANY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth mystery featuring fire chief and former arson investigator Mac Fontana, set in the sleepy Washington town of Staircase. SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-688-137512.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71934
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  • GOING CRAZY IN PUBLIC. by Emerson, Earl.
    Emerson, Earl.
    GOING CRAZY IN PUBLIC.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1996.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery featuring fire chief and former arson investigator Mac Fontana, set in the sleepy Washington town of Staircase. 241 pp. ISBN: 0-688-137504.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40147
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  • RIMES O' ROUND-UP. by Fee, Chester Anders.
    Fee, Chester Anders.
    RIMES O' ROUND-UP.

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland, Oregon: Metropolitan Press, Publishers, 1935. Hardcover first edition - A book of cowboy poetry by this Oregon author, perhaps best known for his biography of Chief Joseph - while Fee acknowledges that these poems might not be his best writing, he is publishing them because of the interest in 'the Great West and its fine inheritance.' 78 pp plus 1 pp with an interesting offer if a reader is willing to rate the poems. Recently reissued in paperback, this remains rather uncommon in the hardcover first edition.

    Condition: Near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering (some offsetting to the endpapers.)

    Book ID: 39432
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  • LAST DITCH. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    LAST DITCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth Leo Waterman mystery, set in Seattle, Washington. ISBN: 0-380-975572.

    Condition: SIGNED by author on title page. Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 27929
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  • LAST DITCH. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    LAST DITCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Avon, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth Leo Waterman mystery, set in Seattle, Washington. SIGNED on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-380-975572.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48992
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  • NAMELESS NIGHT. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    NAMELESS NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A stand-alone thriller. "Discovered lying near death in a railroad car his body broken, his mind destroyed, Paul Hardy has spent the past seven years in a group home for disabled adults, his identity and his past lost-seeminglly forever. Then after ahorrific car accident, he awakens a new man, his face reconstructed, and his mind shadowy with memory. With only a name and a vaguely remembered scene to guide him, he goes on a cross-country quest to find out who he really is." 338 pp. ISBN: 978-0060874421.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66615
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  • CAST IN STONE. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    CAST IN STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Leo Waterman mystery, set in Seattle, Washington. SIGNED on the title page. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-380-975572.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 58530
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  • LAST DITCH / WHATEVER #5. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    LAST DITCH / WHATEVER #5.

    Edition: Limited, signed first edition.

    Seattle and New York: Seattle Mystery Bookshop / Avon, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth Leo Waterman mystery, set in Seattle, Washington in a special dust jacket, featuring Ford's "working title" for the book - "Whatever #5." Numbered 98 out of 200 on the dust jacket flap and SIGNED and dated 2/13/99 on the title page. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-380-975572.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77889
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  • NAMELESS NIGHT. by Ford, G. M.
    Ford, G. M.
    NAMELESS NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A stand-alone thriller. "Discovered lying near death in a railroad car this body broken, his mind destroyed, Paul Hardy has spent the past seven years in a group home for disabled adults, his identity and his past lost-seeminglly forever. Then after ahorrific car accident, he awakens a new man, his face reconstructed, and his mind shadowy with memory. With only a name and a vaguely remembered scene to guide him, he goes on a cross-country quest to find out who he really is." SIGNED on the title page. 338 pp. ISBN: 9780060874421.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62767
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  • GRAND COULEE MYSTERY: A Story of the Engineers. by Fulton, Reed.
    Fulton, Reed.
    GRAND COULEE MYSTERY: A Story of the Engineers.

    Edition: Reprint.

    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: 39623
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  • Gallagher, Tess.
    AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning poet - stories set mostly in her native Northwest. SIGNED on the title page. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-684-826933.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30283
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  • AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON by Gallagher, Tess.
    Gallagher, Tess.
    AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning poet - stories set mostly in her native Northwest. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-684-826933.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 51774
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  • AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON. by Gallagher, Tess.
    Gallagher, Tess.
    AT THE OWL WOMAN SALOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning poet - stories set mostly in her native Northwest. 234 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68845
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  • SHADOW OF DEATH by Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    SHADOW OF DEATH

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Seattle police detective Kate MacLean. 385 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5150.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 43624
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  • SHADOW OF DEATH by Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    SHADOW OF DEATH

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Seattle police detective Kate MacLean. 385 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5150.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 43127
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  • FINAL DESIGN. by Gilpatrick, Noreen
    Gilpatrick, Noreen
    FINAL DESIGN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery set in the Pacific Northwest by the author of the marvelous "Piano Man." This one introduces Seattle police detective Kate MacLean. SIGNED on the title page 369 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5142.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket. (remainder line)

    Book ID: 70942
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  • FINAL DESIGN. by Gilpatrick, Noreen
    Gilpatrick, Noreen
    FINAL DESIGN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery set in the Pacific Northwest by the author of the marvelous "Piano Man." This one introduces Seattle police detective Kate MacLean. 369 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5142.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57793
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  • SHADOW OF DEATH by Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    Gilpatrick, Noreen.
    SHADOW OF DEATH

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Seattle police detective Kate MacLean, who is haunted by the image of the dead teenage girl, her hands folded and her clothes neatly arranged. SIGNED on the title page. 385 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5150.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72985
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  • FINAL DESIGN. by Gilpatrick, Noreen
    Gilpatrick, Noreen
    FINAL DESIGN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second mystery set in the Pacific Northwest by the author of the marvelous "Piano Man." This one introduces Seattle police detective Kate MacLean. SIGNED on the title page 369 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5142.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 77405
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