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  • THE TIMBER BEAST. by Binns, Archie (1899-1971)
    Binns, Archie (1899-1971)
    THE TIMBER BEAST.

    Edition: First printing (with both the "A" and the seal on the copyright page).

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Binn moved to New York City in the 1920s, many of his novels - including this, his seventh, - were influenced by his Pacific Northwest upbringing. The story of an old time logger living in the Puget Sound area, his young second wife and his two sons, this reveals the growth - and the changes - of the Northwest. A contemporary review in The Atlantic noted that "The biggest character to emerge from the book is Charley Dow, the logging operator who is a throwback to Americas day of the most rugged individualism. Mr. Binns admires nothing about him (certainly not his attitude toward labor) except his…

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    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. dj. Hardcover first edition - Although Binn moved to New York City in the 1920s, many of his novels - including this, his seventh, - were influenced by his Pacific Northwest upbringing. The story of an old time logger living in the Puget Sound area, his young second wife and his two sons, this reveals the growth - and the changes - of the Northwest. A contemporary review in The Atlantic noted that "The biggest character to emerge from the book is Charley Dow, the logging operator who is a throwback to Americas day of the most rugged individualism. Mr. Binns admires nothing about him (certainly not his attitude toward labor) except his tremendous energy and implacable determination. [Yet,] the contrast between the brutally direct industrialist Dow and the sly, cruel banker Martin Darling is all in favor of Charley." 345 pp.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, some overall edgewear to the dj, original price of $2.75 still present)

    Book ID: 86090
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • WEST OF HERE. by Evison, Jonathan.
    Evison, Jonathan.
    WEST OF HERE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the half title with the word "Onward." An epic novel, set on the rugged coast of Washington, telling the stories of both the founders of the town in 1889-1890 and the lives of their descendants in 2006. 483 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 49184
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  • WEST OF HERE. by Evison, Jonathan.
    Evison, Jonathan.
    WEST OF HERE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2011. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An epic novel, set on the rugged coast of Washington, telling the stories of both the founders of the town in 1889-1890 and the lives of their descendants in 2006. SIGNED on the title page with the word "Onward!" 483 pp. ISBN: 9781565129528.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (toning to edges of textblock, creasing to dj flap).

    Book ID: 60401
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  • SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS by Guterson, David
    Guterson, David
    SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1995.). Author's highly praised first novel (third book.) Winner of the Pen Faulkner award. Guterson was selected by Granta as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. Basis for the movie of the same name. A gripping story set on the islands off the coast of Washington. ISBN: 0-679-76402-x.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 16161
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  • EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS by Guterson, David
    Guterson, David
    EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by the author of "Snow Falling on Cedars." SIGNED on the title page. 279 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-15-1002290.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (a new unread copy.)

    Book ID: 14029
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  • WHOO? by Hoyt, Richard.
    Hoyt, Richard.
    WHOO?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A John Denson mystery, set in Washington state and revolving around the spotted owl controversy -what starts out as a minor marijuana case turns into a majory murder. INSCRIBED and dated on the half title to the noted book collector Larry Owens "from the owl man." 214 pp. ISBN: 0-312851499.

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

    Book ID: 68375
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  • FOLLY. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing. Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel. SIGNED on the title page. 400pp. ISBN: 0-553-11035.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81766
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  • FOLLY. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: Full size book club edition.

    New York: Bantam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the title page. After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing. Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel. 400 pp. ISBN: 0-553-11035.

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

    Book ID: 59911
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  • King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 2001. First edition - After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing.Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel. 400 pp plus 12 pp advertising King's other books.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 36764
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  • FOLLY. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing. Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel.

    Condition: Good only in a near fine dust jacket (publication flaw with creasing, tears and other damage to the front endpapers)

    Book ID: 68900
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  • King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 2001. SIGNED first edition - After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel.

    Condition: Very near fine .

    Book ID: 18537
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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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  • WILDCRAFTERS. by Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    WILDCRAFTERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Pacific Northwest mystery - the 3rd featuring Venus Diamond, a US Fish and Wildlife Agent -this one involves a missing Native American baby and elk poaching. 357 pp. ISBN: 0-312-193645.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67079
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  • HABITAT. by Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    HABITAT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (1999). SIGNED first edition - A Pacific Northwest mystery - the 4th featuring Venus Diamond, a US Fish and Wildlife Agent, who is inveFine in fine dust jacket.stigating an elite research center off the coast of Washington. SIGNED on the title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-312-193645.

    Condition: Fine in pale green printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 83790
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  • BLUE POPPY. by Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    BLUE POPPY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel - A Pacific Northwest mystery - set mostly on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, and featuring Venus Diamond, a Fish and Wildlife Agent. INSCRIBED and SIGNED (twice) on the title page. 355 pp. ISBN: 0-312154798.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71853
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  • WILDCRAFTERS. by Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    WILDCRAFTERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Pacific Northwest mystery - the 3rd featuring Venus Diamond, a US Fish and Wildlife Agent -this one involves a missing Native American baby and elk poaching. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the title page. 357 pp. ISBN: 0-312-193645.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71845
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  • RAIN DANCE. by Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    Moody, Skye Kathleen.
    RAIN DANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - A Pacific Northwest mystery - set mostly on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, and introducing Venus Diamond, a Fish and Wildlife Agent. INSCRIBED and SIGNED (twice) on the title page. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-312147139.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65632
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  • ASCENDING RED CEDAR MOON. by Niatum, Duane.
    Niatum, Duane.
    ASCENDING RED CEDAR MOON.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1974. First edition - His first collection of poetry published by a major company, and the second title in the Harper and Row Native American Publishing Program. Niatum is a member of the Klallam tribe of the Washington coast. Illustrated with woodcuts. Glossary. 82 pp plus 1 p about the author. ISBN: 06-4511537.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73755
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  • THE FIRST VICTIM. by Pearson, Ridley.
    Pearson, Ridley.
    THE FIRST VICTIM.

    Edition: Book club edition (full size).

    New York: Hyperion, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Mystery featuring Seattle forensics investigator Sergeant Lou Boldt. SIGNED on the title page. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-64400.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (closed tear to upper edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 37415
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  • A VINTAGE MURDER: An Annie MacPherson Mystery. by Smith, Janet L.
    Smith, Janet L.
    A VINTAGE MURDER: An Annie MacPherson Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A murder mystery featuring Seattle attorney Annie MacPherson, set on a small vineyard in the winegrowing area of the Yakima valley of eastern Washington state. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-449908712.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64231
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  • Urrutia, Virginia.
    TWO WHEELS & A TAXI: A Slightly Daft Adventure in the Andes.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: The Mountaineers, (1987). dj. Hardcover first edition - Proving that adventure is not just something for the young, in this,her first book, a 70 year old grandmother Urrutia recounts her adventures bicycling all over the Andes in Ecuador - on a fat tired, single speed bike, accompanied by a 35 year-old taxi driver-guide-translator, a father of five who had never before ventured so far from Quito. Illustrated with drawings by Betsy James. Map, vii, 246 pp. ISBN: 0-898861411.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38755
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  • POEMS FOR PREGNANT LADIES. by Vojta, Janneli.
    Vojta, Janneli.
    POEMS FOR PREGNANT LADIES.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Olympia, WA: Tierra Madre Press, 1978. First edition - A slim chapbook of poems celebrating women and pregnancy, written while author was herself pregnant. #33 of 111 copies, hand-set and printed in 18pt Piranese, numbered and SIGNED by the author. In addition, the poet has INSCRIBED this with a small drawing, on the page facing the colophon. Photograph. Hand tied, unpaginated.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated light grey wrappers (some fading and sunning to the covers).

    Book ID: 35608
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