On the page you can browse 2431books in stock on January 10, 2011, on the various states, other than the New England States, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (please see our menu for these). This page has been sorted by the two-letter state code at the beginning of each listing. Enjoy browsing, make a note of the Order No(s) of the book(s) you would like to add to your library, and feel free to place your order at any time with Ray Boas, Bookseller, in Walpole, New Hampshire.  thank you, RAY

1. ( AK ), Becker, Ethel A., A TREASURY OF ALASKANA, Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, (1969) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 183pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3203 ), $10.00

2. ( AK ), Greenwood, Amy, ROLLING NORTH: AN AMERICAN FAMILY PIONEERS UP THE ALCAN HIGHWAY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1955) 2nd ptg, ill. by Lombard Jones, 218pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (light chipping spine of dj), Friends and family on Philadelphia's fashionable Main Line were aghast to hear that Dick and Amy Greenwood planned to set off in midwinter to homestead in Alaska. In this volume, Greenwood tells the story of her family's adventures., (Order No: 31464 ), $95.00

3. ( AK ), Jochelson, Waldemar (collected by) (edited by Knut Bergsland and Moses L. Dirks), UNANGAM UNGIIKANGIN KAYUX TUNUSANGIN, UNANGAM UNIIKANGIS AMA TUNUZANGIS, ALEUT TALES AND NARRATIVES, COLLECTED 1909-1910, AL Native Language Center, Fairbanks, AK, 1990, B&W illustrations, 715pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription on FFEP, ISBN 1555000363 The most important collection of traditional Aleut oral narrative art ever made., (Order No: 48592 ), $90.00

4. ( AK ), Kremers, Carolyn, PLACE OF THE PRETEND PEOPLE - GIFTS FROM A YUP'IK ESKIMO VILLAGE, Alaska Northwest Books, Anchorage, AK, (1996), 240pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0882404784 Author writes about "music, the outdoors, teaching, Alaska, Yup'ik and Inupiat Eskimos, and a woman named Carolyn.", (Order No: 56992 ), $9.50

5. ( AK ), Morgan, Joseph R., HAWAII: A GEOGRAPHY, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1983), B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0865314888, (Order No: 58870 ), $4.00

6. ( AK ), Potter, Jean, ALASKA UNDER ARMS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1942 1st ptg, 200pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Life and action in the American Territory which lies closest to Japan are here vividly described by a young reporter who went to Alaska for FORTUNE magazine shortly before the United States entered World War II., (Order No: 59083 ), $7.50

7. ( AL ), McLaurin, Melton and Thomason, Michael, MOBILE - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A GREAT SOUTHERN CITY - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Windsor Publications, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA, (1981) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 200pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscrip., ISBN 0897810201 Comprehensive and lavishly illustrated history of one of the grandest cities of the South - Mobile, Alabama., (Order No: 41592 ), $15.00

8. ( AL ), Rogers, Susan Fox (edited by), ALASKA PASSAGES: 20 VOICES FROM ABOVE THE 54TH PARALLEL, Sasquatch Books, Seattle, WA, (1996) 1st ptg, 238pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1570610460 A remarkable gathering of original, true stories of adventure, work, life, and place in the last frontier., (Order No: 45949 ), $6.00

9. ( AZ ), Arnold, Oren (with a foreword by Barry Goldwater), ARIZONA: UNDER THE SUN, The Bond Wheelwright Co., Freeport, ME, (1968) 1st ed, color frontis, 221pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A portrait of Arizona., (Order No: 33480 ), $5.00

10. ( AZ ), Lesure, Thomas B., ADVENTURES IN ARIZONA, The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX, (1956), sepia toned illustrations, 169pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "An Informal Guide to the Sights, Legends and History of the Grand Canyon State.", (Order No: 57340 ), $10.00

11. ( AZ ), Sellers, William D. & Hill, Richard H. (editors), ARIZONA CLIMATE: 1931-1972 - REVISED SECOND EDITION, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1974) 2nd ed, B&W ill., tables, figures, 616pp, fine, mustard colored cloth (hardcover), In 1964, the first edition of Arizona Climate was published. During the past decade a vast amount of additional information has been accumulated. The editors have used this data to update and enlarge Arizona Climate. This new volume contains complete summaries for 150 sites and abbreviated summaries for an additional 183, more than tripling the coverage of the earlier edition., (Order No: 13198 ), $25.00

12. ( CA ), Allen, Peter C., STANFORD: FROM THE FOOTHILLS TO THE BAY, Stanford Historical Society, Stanford, CA, (1980) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 228pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0916318028 This volume provides a feast of nostalgia for the alumnus, welcome orientation for the newcomer, and remembrance for the visitor., (Order No: 44939 ), $10.00

13. ( CA ), Chiang Yee (written and illustrated by), THE SILENT TRAVELLER IN SAN FRANCISCO, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1964) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 366pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 44113 ), $4.00

14. ( CA ), Clar, C. Raymond, OUT OF THE RIVER MIST - AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF A RUSSIAN RIVER LUMBER TOWN FROM INDIAN DAYS TO ABOUT 1930, River Mist Distributors, Palo Alto, CA, 1984 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, 135pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0961363509 An authentic history of Guerneville, Sonoma County, California, prior to the Great Depression, as seen through the eyes of a native son., (Order No: 60525 ), $7.50

15. ( CA ), Davis, Nolan, THE OLD MISSIONS OF CALIFORNIA: THE STORY OF THE PEACEFUL CONQUEST OF THE STATE, The Claremont Press, Inc., Oakland, CA, 1926, B&W illustrations, 118pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) owner's notes on endpapers, (Order No: 32923 ), $20.00

16. ( CA ), Delmatier, Royce D.; McIntosh, Clarence F.; and, Waters, Earl G., THE RUMBLE OF CALIFORNIA POLITICS 1848-1970, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1970) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 483pp, good+, orange cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0471206334, (Order No: 37348 ), $14.50

17. ( CA ), Drury, Aubrey, CALIFORNIA - AN INTIMATE GUIDE - REVISED EDITION, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1947), 592pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) fade to spine, "From the Days of the Mission Fathers to the Celebration Surrounding One Hundred Years of Statehood.", (Order No: 43892 ), $5.00

18. ( CA ), Editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine (Krell, Dorothy Book Editor), BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA: A SUNSET PICTORIAL, Lane Magazine & Book Co., Menlo Park, CA, (1975) 7th ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 287pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0376050322, (Order No: 14802 ), $5.00

19. ( CA ), Emmons, Steve (text by); photographs by Mark Boster and others, ORANGE COUNTY: A HISTORY AND CELEBRATION, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1988), 186 ill. incl. 70 in color, 157pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810914263 This fascinating story begins with the days of the Spanish conquistadores, follows with the growth of agriculture, discusses the early entrepreneurs, records the growth of industry, the evolution of architectural styles, and ends with art and leisure., (Order No: 15638 ), $9.50

20. ( CA ), Emmons, Terence, ALLEGED SEX AND THREATENED VIOLENCE: DOCTOR RUSSEL, BISHOP VLADIMIR, AND THE RUSSIANS IN SAN FRANCISCO, 1887-1892, Stanford University Press, Standord, CA, 1997, B&W illustrations, 252pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804727678 This book deals with a sequence of lively and often bizarre episodes within San Francisco's Russian community set in motion in early 1888 by the arrival in San Francisco of a new Russian Orthodox bishop--and his entourage, which included some twenty clergymen and eleven boys., (Order No: 39006 ), $18.50

21. ( CA ), Ferlinghetti, Lawrence and Peters, Nancy J., LITERARY SAN FRANCISCO - A PICTORIAL HISTORY FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO THE PRESENT DAY, Harper & Row, Publishers, San Francisco, CA, (1980) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 254pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0062503251 Presents, in rare photographs and sharp commentary, the literary great and not-so-great who lived in, or left their makr on, San Francisco., (Order No: 47378 ), $7.50

22. ( CA ), Gunter, Norma, THE MOORPARK STORY -- [MOORPARK CALIFORNIA], Moorpark Chamber of Commerce, Moorpark, CA, 1969, B&W illustrations, 311pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) original acetate jacket SEE NOTE, Written to celebrate the town's seventieth anniversary of its settlement in 1970. NOTE - Slight Cant to the Book Block., (Order No: 54357 ), $45.00

23. ( CA ), Gardner, Erle Stanley (text and photographs by), THE LAND OF SHORTER SHADOWS - EXPLORING BAJA CALIFORNIA, William Morrow & Company, New York, 1948 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 228pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Gardner's trip exploring the road freom Calexico south. Statement of printing is on dustjacket only., (Order No: 59734 ), $40.00

24. ( CA ), Hudson, William Henry, THE FAMOUS MISSIONS OF CALIFORNIA, Dodge Publishing Company, New York, (1901), B&W and color illustrations, 70pp, good (hardcover) chipped dustjacket lacking rear flap, (Order No: 40522 ), $15.00

25. ( CA ), Harte, Bret ("O Warder of Two Continents"), FASCINATING SAN FRANCISCO - BEING A SINCERE IF SOMEWHAT PARTISAN INTERPRETATION OF THE CITY BY THE GOLDEN GATE, Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco, CA, 1924, line drawings, 51pp, very good, brown limp suede leather (softcover), (Order No: 46112 ), $30.00

26. ( CA ), Johnson, Paul C., PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1970, 310 B&W ill., 224pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517170701 A lively record of California's dramatic growth, from Stone Age to Space Age., (Order No: 14157 ), $8.00

27. ( CA ), Lavender, David, CALIFORNIA: LAND OF NEW BEGINNINGS - REGIONS OF AMERICA, Harper & Row, New York, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 464pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060125241 'A Regions of America Book', (Order No: 383 ), $10.00

28. ( CA ), Markham, Edwin (selected and annotated with an introduction by), SONGS AND STORIES OF THE SERIES CALIFORNIA, Powell Publishing Co., San Francisco, (1931), B&W illustrations, 461pp, good+, maroon fabrikoid cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 2370 ), $17.50

29. ( CA ), Michaels, Leonard; Reid, David & Scherr, Raquel, WEST OF THE WEST: IMAGINING CALIFORNIA, North Point Press, San Francisco, CA, 1989, 332pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0865474036 This richly fascinating collection represents the experience of California, both physical and metaphysical, in fiction, poetry, essays, travel writing, confessions, reportage, and social criticism. The authors are native Californians, born-again Californians, exiles, emigres, critics, and visitors of every kind., (Order No: 11400 ), $10.00

30. ( CA ), Myers, John Myers, SAN FRANCISCO'S REIGN OF TERROR, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1966 1st ed, B&W ill., 301pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), When the Vigilantes turned the city into a police dictatorship., (Order No: 33082 ), $10.00

31. ( CA ), McClure, James D. (text, maps, and photographs by), CALIFORNIA LANDMARKS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE STATE'S HISTORIC SPOTS, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, (1948), B&W illustrations, 149pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 46008 ), $7.50

32. ( CA ), O'Melveny, Stuart, IT'S BEST TO DIVIDE WITH OUR FRIENDS, privately published, Los Angeles, 1955, B&W illustrations, 33pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Originally a talk given in Los Angeles by Stuart O'Melveny before members of the Sunset Club, October 27, 1954. A view of the area in the late 1800s., (Order No: 30280 ), $40.00

33. ( CA ), O'Brien, Robert, THIS IS SAN FRANCISCO, Whittlesey House, New York, (1948), ill. by Antonio Sotomayor, 351pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) signed by author, (Order No: 44112 ), $5.00

34. ( CA ), Piatt, Michael H., BODIE "THE MINES ARE LOOKING WELL..." THE HISTORY OF THE BODIE MINING DISTRICT MONO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, North Bay Books, El Sobrante, CA, (2003) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 287pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0972520058, (Order No: 60371 ), $125.00

35. ( CA ), Roske, Ralph J., EVERYMAN'S EDEN: A HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA - ITS DIVERSITY AND CHANGE, FROM PREHISTORY TO THE PRESENT, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1968) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 624pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) a few old tape repairs to dj, (Order No: 12227 ), $7.50

36. ( CA ), Richey, Elinor, THE ULTIMATE VICTORIANS OF THE CONTINENTAL SIDE OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY, Howell-North Books, Berkeley, CA, (1970) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0831070811 "This book affords a beguiling trip back into the Victorian Age as it was lived in the uniquely stimulated and privileged Bay Area. It was a period of astonishing vigor during which the communities we know today had their beginnings.", (Order No: 56713 ), $10.00

37. ( CA ), Shallit, Bob, CALIFORNIA: TRIUMPH OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT, Windsor Publications, Inc., Northridge, CA, (1989) 1st ed, B&W & color ill., 374pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 089781293X From the earliest upheavals of the Gold Rush to the most ground-breaking developments in technology, California has blazed trails for the progress of the nation's business and industry and ensured a vigorous economy., (Order No: 34332 ), $20.00

38. ( CA ), Severson, Thor, SACRAMENTO: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY: 1839 TO 1874 FROM SUTTER'S FORT TO CAPITAL CITY BICENTENNIAL EDITION [SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA, California Historical Soc., n.p., (1975), B&W illustrations, 207pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1973., (Order No: 57009 ), $10.00

39. ( CA ), Union Democrat under the Auspices and Direction of the Supervisors of Tuolumne County, TUOLUMNE COUNTY CALIFORNIA, Union Democrate, Sonora, CA, 1909, B&W illustrations, 112pp, good, wraps (softcover) old tape repair to spine SEE NOTE, "Being a Frank, Fair and Accurate Exposition, Pictorially and Otherwise, of the Resources and Possiblities of the Magnificent Section of California." Good, clean and tight copy with a couple small chips, wear and small stains to the paper covers., (Order No: 37088 ), $75.00

40. ( CA ), Woirol, Gregory R., IN THE FLOATING ARMY: F.C. MILLS ON ITINERANT LIFE IN CALIFORNIA, 1914, Univ. of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W ill., B&W maps, 169pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0252018001 This volume chronicles the awakening of social consciousness in a well-educated urban progressive and offers one of the most detailed personal accounts available of itinerant life in California just prior to the United States' entry into World War I., (Order No: 29341 ), $7.50

41. ( CA ), Wright, Ralph B. (edited by), CALIFORNIA'S MISSIONS, Hubert A. Lowman, Publisher, Covina, CA, (1974) 9th ptg, B&W illustrations, 95pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), First published in 1950. The story of California is incomplete without a knowledge of the rich historical drama of its Franciscan missions., (Order No: 48760 ), $4.00

42. ( CA ), Wines, Howie (editor), KERN COUNTY CENTENNIAL ALMANAC - CALIFORNIA, Kern Cty Centennial Committe, Bakersfield, CA, (1966), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), From simple basket-weaving Indians to supersonic X-15 pilots, the epic of Kern has been the story of people--their aspirations, their determination, and their accomplishments., (Order No: 50968 ), $15.00

43. ( CA ), Wollenberg, Charles, GOLDEN GATE METROPOLIS: PERSPECTIVES ON BAY AREA HISTORY, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1985, B&W illustrations, 380pp, good+, wraps (softcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 087772301X, (Order No: 57918 ), $6.00

44. ( CO ), Buckman, Geo. Rex, COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: AND ITS FAMOUS SCENIC ENVIRONS, Geo. Rex Buckman, Colorado Springs, CO, 1893 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 85pp, good++, green cloth (hardcover) very clean and tight copy, Wonderful 1890s photographs and photogravures showing the town, mining area, resorts, Pike's Peak, transportation. A nicely done early Colorado Springs piece., (Order No: 26770 ), $125.00

45. ( CO ), Bowles, Samuel (with an introduction and notes by James H. Pickering), THE PARKS AND MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO: A SUMMER VACATION IN THE SWITZERLAND OF AMERICA, 1868, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 248pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0806124083 Bowles's book features vivid descriptions of Colorado's mountains, parklike valleys, mining towns, and fledgling cities and resorts., (Order No: 38701 ), $12.50

46. ( CO ), Decker, Peter R., OLD FENCES, NEW NEIGHBORS, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1998) 1st ptg, 160pp, fine, wraps (softcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0816519056 Decker's tribute to the importance of ranching based on his own experience., (Order No: 39314 ), $12.50

47. ( CO ), Davis, Sally and Baldwin, Betty, DENVER DWELLINGS AND DESCENDANTS, Sage Books, Denver, CO, (1963), B&W illustrations, 250pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The dwellings and human side of fifteen famous families of Denver., (Order No: 55790 ), $7.50

48. ( CO ), Ellis, Amanda M., THE COLORADO SPRINGS STORY, The Dentan Printing Co., Colorado Springs, CO, (1954) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 48pp, good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, (Order No: 47998 ), $8.50

49. ( CO ), Lee, W. Storrs (editor), COLORADO: A LITERARY CHRONICLE, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 489pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 2989 ), $4.00

50. ( CO ), Leyendecker, Liston E., GEORGETOWN - COLORADO'S SILVER QUEEN 1859-1876, Centennial Publications, Ft. Collins, CO, (1977) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 40pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 42463 ), $8.00

51. ( CO ), Marshall, John with Zanoni, Zeke, MINING THE HARD ROCK IN THE SILVERTON SAN JUANS - A SENSE OF PLACE - A SENSE OF TIME, Simpler Way Book Company, Silverton, CO, (1996) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) signed by the author, ISBN 0963202820 "Oral and Pictorial Americana written of the people, for the people, and by the people of the historic Silverton San Juans in Colorado.", (Order No: 42007 ), $175.00

52. ( CO ), O'Rear, John and O'Rear, Frankie (introduction by Lowell Thomas), THE ASPEN STORY - INCLUDING SKIING THE ASPEN WAY, A. S. Barnes and Co., Ltd., New York, (1966), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book begins with a reminiscence of the 1880's when Aspen was the center of one of the biggest silver bonanzas in history., (Order No: 58749 ), $12.00

53. ( CO ), Rohrbough, Malcolm J., ASPEN: THE HISTORY OF A SILVER-MINING TOWN, 1870-1893 - [ASPEN, COLORADO], Oxford University Press, New York, 1986, B&W illustrations, 263pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0195054288, (Order No: 57919 ), $3.50

54. ( CO ), Skiff, Carl (edited by); photographed by George Crouter, COLORADO'S HIGHEST: THE MAJESTIC FOURTEENERS, Sundance Publications, Ltd., Silverton, CO, (1977) 1st ptg, B&W and Color illustrations, 144pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) original acetate dj, ISBN 0913582220 COLORADO'S HIGHEST--all of the state's 53 peaks with elevations of 14,000 feet or more, commonly known as the Fourteeners., (Order No: 40969 ), $20.00

55. ( DC ), Leupp, Francis E., WALKS ABOUT WASHINGTON [WASHINGTON, DC], Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1915, drawings by Lester G. Hornby, 291pp, good+ light green cloth (hardcover) old hinge repairs, pencil 4p, From the preface: "This is not a history. It is not a guide-book. It is not an encyclopedia. It is nothing more ambitious than the title would indicate: a stroll about Washington with my arm through the reader's, and a bit of friendly chat by the way.", (Order No: 54637 ), $10.00

56. ( DC ), Moore, Charles, WASHINGTON PAST AND PRESENT - WASHINGTON, D.C., The Century Co., New York, (1929) 1st ptg, ill. by E. H. Suydam, 340pp, good, green cloth spine (hardcover) no jacket-light cover fading, This volume is about the monumental city of Washington. Original review letter laid in., (Order No: 53491 ), $10.00

57. ( DC ), Moore, Joseph West, PICTURESQUE WASHINGTON: PEN AND PENCIL SKETCHES, A SOUVENIR OF THE AMERICAN CAPITAL, J.A. & R.A. Reid, Publishers, Providence, RI, 1888, B&W illustrations, 308pp, good+, decorated cloth, aeg (hardcover), PEN AND PENCIL SKETCHES OF ITS SCENERY, HISTORY, TRADITIONS, PUBLIC AND SOCIAL LIFE, WITH GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CAPITOL AND CONGRESS, THE WHITE HOUSE, AND THE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS, TOGETHER WITH ARTISTIC VIEWS AT MOUNT VERNON, A MAP OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, AND DIAGRAMS OF THE HALLS OF CONGRESS., (Order No: 53547 ), $25.00

58. ( DE ), deValinger, Leon and Shaw, Virginia E. (edited and compiled by) Family Data Supplied by Mrs. Henry Ridgely, A CALENDAR OF RIDGELY FAMILY LETTERS 1742-1899 IN THE DELAWARE STATE ARCHIVES: VOLUME I, VOLUME II, AND VOLUME III - 3 VOL. SET, Public Archives Commission, Dover, DE, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Volume I, 1948, 349pp, 36pp index; Volume II, 1951, 344pp, 37pp; and, Volume III, 1961, 362pp, 34pp., (Order No: 60037 ), $95.00

59. ( DE ), Tanzer, Virginia, SEAGULLS HATE PARSNIPS: AND OTHER ELECTRIFYING REVELATIONS ABOUT THE DELAWARE SHORE, Lake Shore Press, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 1978 2nd ptg, ill. by Virginia Tanzer, 186pp, very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the author, Virginia Tanzer fell in love with coastal Sussex County even before living there year- round with her husband and daughter. Over the years, she has tried to capture in writing some of the qualities which make the area unique., (Order No: 49569 ), $7.50

60. ( FL ), Cheney, Cora and Partridge, Ben, FLORIDA'S FAMILY ALBUM: A HISTORY FOR ALL AGES, San Marcos Press, St. Marks, FL, (1993) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 183pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the authors, ISBN 0963665103 This volume captures the geographic expansion and the political, economic and social changes in the historic evolution of Florida., (Order No: 49445 ), $12.50

61. ( FL ), Doggett, Carita, DR. ANDREW TURNBULL AND THE NEW SMYRNA COLONY OF FLORIDA, The Drew Press, Florida, (1919) 1st ed, 216pp, good, purple cloth (hardcover) fade to spine and wear on boards, (Order No: 59972 ), $30.00

62. ( FL ), Dormer, Elinore Mayer, THE SEA SHELL ISLANDS: A HISTORY OF SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA [FLORIDA] - REVISED SECOND EDITION, Rose Printing Company, Tallahassee, FL, (1979) rev ed, 269pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60527 ), $6.50

63. ( FL ), Lanier, Sidney, FLORIDA: ITS SCENERY, CLIMATE AND HISTORY ... A COMPLETE HAND-BOOK AND GUIDE, J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1876, ill., 336pp, g, worn green cloth, BAL 11247 - 1st edition., (Order No: 316 ), $180.00

64. ( FL ), Rothchild, John, UP FOR GRABS: A TRIP THROUGH TIME AND SPACE IN THE SUNSHINE STATE, Viking, New York, (1985), 212pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670741760 "This personal and historical travelogue of Florida reads alternatively like a litany of twentieth-century ills and Monty Python's interpretation of the Great American Dream...", (Order No: 8377 ), $6.00

65. ( FL ), Raymer, Dorothy, KEY WEST COLLECTION, Key West Island Bookstore, Key West, FL, (1981), 149pp, good, wraps (softcover) - spotting on rear cover, Although Dorothy retired from The Key West Citizen in 1977, she did not retire her typewriter. She began writing her "Notes and Antic-Dotes" column for the Key West publication Solares Hill, a monthy column that focuses on one of the more famous or infamous personalities or events of Key West's recent past. Her column became so successful that her stories formed the backbone of this book., (Order No: 19837 ), $7.00

66. ( FL ), Scherman, Katharine, TWO ISLANDS: GRAND MANAN AND SANIBEL, Little, Brown and Co., Boston, MA, (1971) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 256pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 2604 ), $5.00

67. ( GA ), Armor, E. H., THE CEMETERIES OF GREENE COUNTY GEORGIA, Agee Publishers Inc., n.p., (1987), B&W illustrations, 410pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0935265147, (Order No: 45638 ), $185.00

68. ( GA ), Bell, Malcolm (text by); photography by N. Jane Iseley, SAVANNAH, Historic Savannah Foundation, Savannah, GA, (1997) 1st ptg, color photos N. Jane Iseley, 80pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Historic Savannah Foundation, the leading force in Savannah's restoration, promoted the publication and sale of SAVANNAH to further its work in this beautiful southern city., (Order No: 30915 ), $7.50

69. ( GA ), Bishop, Abraham, GEORGIA SPECULATION UNVEILED, Readex Microprint, n.p., (1966), 39pp, very good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), "Great Americana" Series. Quality reprint of the 1797 pamphlet., (Order No: 35129 ), $7.50

70. ( GA ), Coulter, E. Merton, WORMSLOE: TWO CENTURIES OF A GEORGIA FAMILY, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, (1955), B&W illustrations, 322pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) EX-LIB some marks, This book deals with a family which is as old in America as is Georgia, for its head came with James Edward Oglethorpe to found the colony., (Order No: 40479 ), $175.00

71. ( GA ), Cashin, Edward J. (edited by), COLONIAL AUGUSTA "KEY OF THE INDIAN COUNTREY" - AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, Mercer University Press, Macon, GA, (1986), B&W illustrations, 129pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0865542171 Augusta and the Georgia backcountry were critical components in the clash of empires that dominates the story of colonial Georgia. Too often overlooked in this context is the struggle between the native cultures and the white traders and settlers who engaged incommerce. The essays in this volume portray a world that was changing as the Georgia colony struggled into existence., (Order No: 47053 ), $150.00

72. ( GA ), Garrison, Webb, OGLETHORPE'S FOLLY: THE BIRTH OF GEORGIA, Copple House Books, Lakemont, GA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 253pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0932298303 The only book to deal successfully with Oglethorpe as a whole man against the background of his family and Georgian England., (Order No: 37172 ), $15.00

73. ( GA ), FULTON COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1854-1954 -- FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA, Commissioner of Roads, Fulton County, GA, (1954), B&W illustrations, 130pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 46522 ), $50.00

74. ( GA ), Reiter, Beth Lattimore (text by); photographs by Van Jones Martin, COASTAL GEORGIA, Golden Coast Publishing Co., Savannah, GA, (1985) 1st ptg, color photographs, 120pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) - signed, ISBN 0932958028 The reader will find that in some ways, not much has changed in the 4,500 years since Indians began to hunt in the oak and pine forests and fish the bountiful rivers of this region. Signed on the half-title page by both the author and the photographer., (Order No: 35810 ), $8.50

75. ( HI ), Bird, Isabella, SIX MONTHS IN HAWAII, Kegan Paul, London, (2002), B&W illustrations, 473pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710308116 First published in 1875, this is the compelling account, set in the islands in 1873, of the true life adventures that transformed a quiet English lady into the darling and dashing world traveller Isabella Bird, whose exploits held the world enthralled., (Order No: 37538 ), $75.00

76. ( HI ), Chaney, George Leonard, "ALOHA!" A HAWAIIAN SALUTATION [A- LO-HA! ON SPINE], Roberts Brothers, Boston, MA, 1880, B&W ill., fold-out map, 299pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, The author's recollections of a winter's residence in the Hawaiian Islands., (Order No: 56399 ), $175.00

77. ( HI ), Daws, Gavan and Sheehan, Ed (text by) (Goodman, Robert photos) (designed by Harry Williamson; edited by Jonathan Rinehart), THE HAWAIIANS, Island Heritage Limited, Norfolk Island, Australia, (1970) 4th ptg, color photographs, 296pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), A tribute to the Hawaiian Islands, in both text and pictures., (Order No: 15792 ), $5.00

78. ( HI ), Mast, Robert H. and Mast, Anne B., AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PROTEST IN HAWAI'I, Univ. of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI, (1996) 1st ptg, 450pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0824817842 Explores Hawai'i's social and economic fabric through the comments of thirty-five progressive activists., (Order No: 59415 ), $7.00

79. ( HI ), Puette, William J., THE HILO MASSACRE: HAWAII'S BLOODY MONDAY AUGUST 1ST, 1938, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 1998, B&W illustrations, 97pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), On August 1st, 1938 over two hundred men and women belonging to several different labor unions attempted to peacefully demonstrate against the arrival of the SS Waialeale in Hilo., (Order No: 58453 ), $35.00

80. ( IA ), Andrews, Clarence A., THIS IS IOWA - A CAVALCADE OF THE TALL CORN STATE, Midwest Heritage Pub. Co., Iowa City, IA, (1982) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 303pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0934582041 A bright package of words, illustrations and photographs about the Hawkeye State - from its origin to the present., (Order No: 51036 ), $9.50

81. ( IA ), Houlette, William, IOWA: THE PIONEER HERITAGE, Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Des Moines, IA, (1970), B&W illustrations, 292pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), The history of the State of Iowa., (Order No: 48313 ), $11.50

82. ( IA ), Hanson, Carol Carpenter, BROOKLYN IOWA: THE FIRST 150 YEARS, The Brooklyn Historical Soc., Brooklyn, IA, (2003) 2nd rev, B&W illustrations, 366pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of Brooklyn, Iowa, is not simply the story of a small town in central Iowa. It is the tale of hundreds of Midwestern towns: pioneer villages rooted in farming during the mid-1800s., (Order No: 49601 ), $85.00

83. ( IA ), Hansen, Marcus L., WELFARE CAMPAIGNS IN IOWA - CHRONICLES OF THE WORLD WAR (EDITED BY BENJAMIN F. SHAMBAUGH), State Historical Soc. of IA, Iowa City, IA, 1920, 320pp, very good+, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), "The pages of this book are devoted to an account of the campaigns in Iowa for the raising of funds to support welfare work incident to the World War.", (Order No: 54497 ), $14.50

84. ( IA ), Wiggins, Florence Roe, STRAWBERRY POINT: VIGNETTES OF AN IOWA CHILDHOOD, T. S. Denison & Company, Inc, Minneapolis, MN, (1967), B&W illustrations, 185pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Strawberry Point was Mrs. Wiggins' home town and she has told its story in delightful vignettes. She is convinced that the answers to Youth's questions today can be found in the lives not only of the Colonists but in the lives of their descendants down to the present century., (Order No: 50930 ), $3.00

85. ( ID ), Walgamott, C. S., REMINISCENCES OF EARLY DAYS: A SERIES OF HISTORICAL SKETCHES AND HAPPENINGS IN THE EARLY DAYS OF SNAKE RIVER VALLEY, The Shorey Book Store, Seattle, WA, (1973), B&W ill., 128pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Facsimile Reprint of an edition of 150 copies, of the original edition published in 1926. SCARCE, (Order No: 25953 ), $175.00

86. ( IL ), Adams, James N. (compiled by); Keller, William E. (edited by), ILLINOIS PLACE NAMES, Illinois State Hist. Society, Springfield, IL, 1968, 596pp, good+, decorated tan cloth (hardcover), OCCASIONAL PUBLICATIONS, Number 54 of the Illinois State Historical Society, reprinted from ILLINOIS LIBRARIES, Vol. 50, Nos. 4, 5, 6 (April, May, June, 1968)., (Order No: 38559 ), $30.00

87. ( IL ), Andrews, Clarence A., CHICAGO IN STORY: A LITERARY HISTORY, Midwest Heritage Pub. Co., Iowa City, IA, (1982) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 414pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A "literary" history of Chicago, a record of nearly 1500 novels, films, plays and collections of short stories and verse which have their settings, characters, incidents and themes in Chicago., (Order No: 38716 ), $10.00

88. ( IL ), Brune, Tom and Camacho, Eduardo, A SPECIAL REPORT - RACE AND POVERTY IN CHICAGO, Community Renewal Society, Chicago, IL, (1983), 39pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "Analysis and data reflecting race and poverty in Chicago based on the 1980 U.S. Census." News Release laid in., (Order No: 41849 ), $20.00

89. ( IL ), Bastian, Wayne, WHITESIDE COUNTY - ILLINOIS SESQUICENTENNIAL EDITION -- A HISTORY OF WHITESIDE COUNTY ILLINOIS, Board of Supervisors, Morrison, IL, 1968, B&W illustrations, 480pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: Whiteside County; Whiteside County Government; Whiteside County Education; County History and Happenings; Township Histories; and, The Lightside of Whiteside., (Order No: 48667 ), $35.00

90. ( IL ), Beckwith, H. W. (edited and annotated by), COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY - VOLUME I., H. W. Rokker Co., Printers, Springfield, IL, 1903, B&W illustrations, 642pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear to cloth, Contents partially include: Voyages and Discoveries of Father James Marquette in the Mississipi Valley; French Plans of Conquest; La Salle's Voyage Down the Mississippi; The Aubry Manuscript; George Rogers Clark's Conquest of the Illinois; and, much more. Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 53090 ), $35.00

91. ( IL ), Campbell, Bruce Alexander, 200 YEARS: AN ILLUSTRATED BICENTENNIAL HISTORY OF SANGAMON COUNTY [SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS], Phillips Brothers, Inc., Springfield, IL, (1976), B&W illustrations, 360pp, very good, salmon colored cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, Detailed history from the 17th century to the present., (Order No: 58427 ), $65.00

92. ( IL ), Dickinson, Burrus, HISTORY OF EUREKA, ILLINOIS, published by the author, Eureka, IL, 1985, B&W illustrations, 232pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, (Order No: 60485 ), $30.00

93. ( IL ), Farr, Finis, CHICAGO: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF AMERICA'S MOST AMERICAN CITY, Arlington House, New Rochelle, NY, (1973), B&W illustrations, 428pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870001795, (Order No: 39021 ), $9.50

94. ( IL ), Hurt, James, WRITING ILLINOIS: THE PRAIRIE, LINCOLN, AND CHICAGO, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, (1992) 1st ptg, 154pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0252018508 The author examines writings focusing on the prairie, Lincoln, and Chicago, both exploring and exploding the myths, dismantling cultural codes, and recovering something of the freshness of real experience., (Order No: 27075 ), $7.50

95. ( IL ), Heise, Kenan and Frazel, Mark (foreword by Studs Terkel), HANDS ON CHICAGO: GETTING HOLD OF THE CITY, Bonus Books, Chicago, IL, (1987) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 275pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0933893280 Special Chicago 150th birthday edition. A fast-moving report on all 77 Chicago neighborhood communities. Packed with people and places that make Chicago great., (Order No: 38864 ), $8.50

96. ( IL ), Heise, Kenan, and Perri, John (introduction by), CHICAGO MAGAZINE: THE WEST AS IT IS; ILLUSTRATED -- VOLUME I NO. 1 TO NO. 5, 1857 (ALL PUBLISHED), [1978], B&W illustrations, fine, red buckram cloth (hardcover), A quality reprint of the complete 5 issues of this scarce Chicago publication which provides a grand insight to the city in these early years. The introduction to this reprint is dated 1978, but refers to the reprinting of this 1857 publication 131 years later, which would imply 1988., (Order No: 38873 ), $175.00

97. ( IL ), Hansen, Harry (editor), ILLINOIS: A DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL GUIDE - NEW REVISED EDITION - AMERICAN GUIDE SERIES, Hastings House Publishers, New York, (1974), B&W illustrations, 775pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple small chips on dj, ISBN 0803833814 Originally compiled in 1939 by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of the State of Illinois., (Order No: 58562 ), $7.50

98. ( IL ), PAPERS IN ILLINOIS HISTORY AND TRANSACTIONS FOR THE YEAR 1937, Illinois State Hist. Society, Springfield, IL, 1938, 241pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 38502 ), $15.00

99. ( IL ), THE STRAIGHTENING OF THE CHICAGO RIVER, City of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1926, B&W ill., fold-out maps, 214pp, good+, brown paper covered boards w/light wear (hardcover), Report of the proposed project and ordinances., (Order No: 38968 ), $75.00

100. ( IL ), Kay, Betty Carlson and Barwick, Gary Jack, JACKSONVILLE ILLINOIS: THE TRADITIONS CONTINUE - IMAGES OF AMERICA, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, SC, (1999), B&W illustrations, 128pp, fine, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the authors, ISBN 0738502324, (Order No: 60367 ), $17.50

101. ( IL ), Landrum, Carl A., HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF QUINCY: THE FIRST 100 YEARS - QUINCY, ILLINOIS, Royal Printing Company, Quincy, IL, n.d. c1960s, B&W illustrations, 190pp, good, wraps (softcover), In words and pictures, representing years of intensive research, Mr. Landrum has created a new love for and understanding of Quincy, Illinois., (Order No: 39864 ), $30.00

102. ( IL ), Lewis, Russell (editor), CHICAGO HISTORY: THE MAGAZINE OF THE CHICAGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY FALL AND WINTER 1988-89 - VOLUME XVII, NUMBER 3 AND 4, Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, IL, 1989, B&W illustrations, 116pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Articles include: A Grip on the Land; Whit Hot Jazz; Black Sox; and, Smoldering City., (Order No: 48441 ), $6.00

103. ( IL ), Mark, Norman, MAYORS, MADAMS, AND MADMEN, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL, (1979) 1st ed, 240pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914090690 A stikingly sharp composite picture of the Chicago style emerges from hundreds of snap-shots of fascinating individuals and incidents., (Order No: 38961 ), $10.00

104. ( IL ), Mason, Edward G. (edited and annotated), EARLY CHICAGO AND ILLINOIS, Fergus Printing Company, Chicago, IL, 1890, B&W illustrations, 521pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) with light edgewear, Chicago Historical Society's Collection - Vol. IV. Sheets largely uncut and unopened., (Order No: 39260 ), $45.00

105. ( IL ), Nash, Jay Robert, PEOPLE TO SEE: AN ANECDOTAL HISTORY OF CHICAGO'S MAKERS & BREAKERS, New Century Publishers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, (1981), B&W illustrations, 265pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0832901083 A non-stop, rollicking rogue's gallery, Nash's collection of anecdotes about Chicago's most colorful citizens of an earlier era., (Order No: 39262 ), $7.00

106. ( IL ), Porter, F. F. (Secretary, Newspaper Cartoonists' Association) (compiled and collated by), "CHICAGOANS AS WE SEE 'EM" - CARTOONS AND CARICATURES, Newspaper Cartoonists' Assn., Chicago, IL, (1904), B&W illustrations, 556pp, good, black cloth, aeg (hardcover) with edgewear to cloth, Two character sketches on each page - a "Rogues' Gallery" of early 20th century Chicagoans., (Order No: 44831 ), $125.00

107. ( IL ), Russo, Edward J., PRAIRIE OF PROMISE: SPRINGFIELD AND SANGMON COUNTY [SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS], Windsor Publications, Woodland Hills, CA, (1983) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 111pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0897810848, (Order No: 58437 ), $30.00

108. ( IL ), Suttles, Gerald D., THE MAN-MADE CITY: THE LAND-USE CONFIDENCE GAME IN CHICAGO, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1990) 1st ptg, tables, figures, maps,plates, 312pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0226781933 An irreverent, highly critical guide to both the realities and myths of land-use planning and development in Chicago from 1976 through 1987., (Order No: 38526 ), $10.00

109. ( IL ), Swanson, Stevenson (edited by) (foreword by Howard A. Tyner); The Staff of the Chicago Tribune, CHICAGO DAYS: 150 DEFINING MOMENTS IN THE LIFE OF A GREAT CITY, Cantigny 1st Div. Foundation, Wheaton, IL, (1997), B&W illustrations, 276pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1890093041 With colorful storytelling and period illustrations, this volume captures 150 moments that trace the story of the Chicago metropolitan area and its people., (Order No: 38574 ), $12.50

110. ( IL ), Sorensen, Evelyn; Hamer, Lori; Hladik, Kevin; and, Cartwright, Stephanie (editors), BUREAU COUNTY REUNION - A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BUREAU COUNTY [BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS], The Bureau County Republican, Princeton, IL, 1996, B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), "A Sesquicentennial Publication of the Bureau County Republican, 1847-1997, published for and about Bureau County, Illinois.", (Order No: 50698 ), $45.00

111. ( IL ), Wright, John S., CHICAGO: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE. RELATIONS TO THE GREAT INTERIOR, AND TO THE CONTINENT, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago, IL, 1870 2nd ed, 432pp, good, black cloth w/wear to extremities (hardcover) SEE NOTE, The "past, present and future of Chicago Investments." Looks at railroads, comparisons to other Western cities, commerce, manufacturing, coal and iron, and much more. NOTE ON MAPS, old tape repairs to hand-colored fold-out railroad map, map at page 249 lacks fold-out portions. HOWES W-700, (Order No: 39251 ), $185.00

112. ( IL ), Wolper, Gregg, THE CHICAGO DOCK AND CANAL TRUST 1857-1987, Chicago Dock and Canal Trust, Chicago, IL, (1988), B&W illustrations, 75pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), An overview of the company - its founders and leaders, its impact on the City of Chicago's economic and physical growth, and its periods of turmoil and success., (Order No: 40105 ), $35.00

113. ( IN ), Baker, Tom, INDIANA GHOST FOLKLORE, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, PA, (2009), B&W illustrations, 192pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 9780764333347, (Order No: 60512 ), $8.00

114. ( IN ), Thornbrough, Gayle (edited by), THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN BADOLLET AND ALBERT GALLATIN 1804-1836, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN, 1963, 372pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 45904 ), $7.50

115. ( IN ), Wilson, Vanda M., GREEN HILL AND MEDINA TOWNSHIP, AN HISTORICAL VIEW - GREEN HILL AND MEDINA TOWNSHIP OF WARREN COUNTY, INDIANA, published by the author, Lafayette, IN, 1986 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 188pp, very good+, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59923 ), $60.00

116. ( KS ), Culp, Cecile, THE HISTORY OF LENAPE AND ITS PEOPLE - [LENAPE KANSAS], Books of Distinction, DeSota, KS, (1984), 382pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "Lenape," Kansas, was the name given to a small train stop for the Union Pacific Railroad as it traveled west from Kansas City. On June 20, 1867, it was officially declared a town., (Order No: 57598 ), $45.00

117. ( KS ), Einsel, Mary, KANSAS: THE PRICELESS PRAIRIE - KANSAS WITH ALL ITS EXCITING, TURBULENT YEARS - SOLDIERS, INDIANS, FORTS, Mary Einsel, Coldwater, KS, (1976), B&W illustrations, 125pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published as STAGECOACH WEST TO KANSAS. Here is Kansas with all the sweep of its vast prairies, the violence and tragedy of a civil war border state. Here are true stories of cattle drives and trail towns. Indians and soldiers and the lonesomeness and heartbreak of the men and women who carved a magnificent state out of the "vast and worthless area of savages and shifting sands.", (Order No: 21919 ), $10.00

118. ( KS ), Parker, Tony, BIRD, KANSAS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989 1st ed, 327pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394577949, (Order No: 44216 ), $3.50

119. ( KS ), Rich, Everett (edited by), THE HERITAGE OF KANSAS: SELECTED COMMENTARIES ON PAST TIMES, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1970) 5th ptg, 359pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple minute chips dj, First published in 1960. For this entertaining and informative book, the editor has selected outstanding episodes in Kansas history and reprinted the best account of each that he could find. The result is a colorful and exciting panorama of times past., (Order No: 21920 ), $4.50

120. ( KS ), Ripley, John W. (editor); Richmond, Robert W. (assistant editor), AN ALBUM OF 19TH CENTURY HOMES OF SHAWNEE COUNTY - SHAWNEE COUNTY, TOPEKA, KANSAS, Shawnee County Hist. Soc., Topeka, KS, 1985, B&W illustrations, 71pp, fine, wraps (softcover), First published in 1974., (Order No: 47243 ), $10.00

121. ( KS ), Witty, Thomas A., FOUR ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES OF THE PERRY LAKE, KANSAS, Kansas State Historical Soc., Topeka, KS, 1983, B&W illustrations, 226pp, The Keen, Kroll, Nettye Busby, and Melon Patch archeological sites were investigated in the summer of 1965 by the Kansas State Historical Society under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service. These sites were in the Delaware river drainage of what is now the upper portion of the Perry lake project, northeast Kansas. - Kansas State Historical Society Anthropological Series Number 11., (Order No: 47367 ), $15.00

122. ( KY ), Hall, Wade, GREETINGS FROM KENTUCKY: A POST CARD TOUR, 1900-1950, Univ. Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, (1994), B&W and color ill., 208pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813118875 Without leaving home, let Wade Hall lead you on an armchair trip through time and place with this gathering of more than 500 vintage picture post cards of Kentucky., (Order No: 27374 ), $20.00

123. ( KY ), Wright, John D., LEXINGTON: HEART OF THE BLUEGRASS, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Lexington-Fayette County, Lexington, KY, (1982), B&W and Color illustrations, 232pp, good w/lightly chipped and edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), A rich tapestry of people, buildings, dates, facts, figures and anecdotes relating to every facet of the city's history., (Order No: 42104 ), $12.50

124. ( LA ), Hudson, Marilyn, ACADIANA UNLIMITED: A TOUR OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA, Claitor's Publishing Div., Baton Rouge, LA, 1969, B&W illustrations, 78pp, very good, light blue cloth (hardcover) signed by the author, South of the Red River, from Alexandria to the mouth of the Mississippi, then westward to Lake Charles, is an imaginary, yet very real triangle. Within this area, which covers less than a quarter of the state of Louisiana, is one of the most unique cultures in the world. This is the Cajun Country. Acadiana., (Order No: 26300 ), $12.50

125. ( LA ), Sims, Patsy (photographs by Mitchel L. Osborne), CLEVELAND BENJAMIN'S DEAD!: A STRUGGLE FOR DIGNITY IN LOUISIANA'S CANE COUNTRY, E. P. Dutton, New York, (1981) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 170pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0525082158 In this memorable blend of journalism, oral history, and novelistic technique, the author tells the story of the farming community she discovered deep behind southern Louisiana's "cane curtain." The crop is sugarcane, the curtain is made of high walls of stalks but also of poverty and tradition, and the people are the black laborers and white landowners whose lives echo those of their antebellum ancestors., (Order No: 19796 ), $5.00

126. ( MD ), Andrews, Matthew Page, THE FOUNTAIN INN DIARY, Richard R. Smith, New York, 1948, B&W illustrations, 112pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Dr. Andrews called this plot of ground GEORGE WASHINGTON'S INN SITE because Washington was one of the first guests at the Sign of the Fountain. He was followed by a number of later ones, and by many other leaders in public life, in seeking hospitality at one of the three great inns that have stood on this site., (Order No: 42712 ), $10.00

127. ( MD ), Mitchell, Mary (text and photographs by) (foreword by James Biddle), ANNAPOLIS VISIT: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY ON MARYLAND'S ANCIENT CITY, Barre Publishers, Barre, MA, 1969, B&W photos by Mary Mitchell, 212pp, good w/good dustjacket (light stain top edge of dj and cloth), This volume shows the old and the new in this charming little State capital--18th century houses in soft light, quaint narrow streets built for carriages, fishing and pleasure craft brilliant on the waters of the harbor, midshipment at the Naval Academy, and students at St. John's College., (Order No: 27592 ), $12.50

128. ( MI ), Cocks, J. Fraser (general editor), PICTORIAL HISTORY OF ANN ARBOR, 1824-1974 - A SESQUICENTENNIAL PUBLICATION, Michigan Hist'l Collections, Ann Arbor, MI, (1974), B&W illustrations, 142pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library, is pleased to present this pictorial history of Ann Arbor as a contribution to the city's 150th Anniversary., (Order No: 45052 ), $12.50

129. ( MI ), Disturnell, J. (compiled by), ISLAND OF MACKINAC - AND ITS VICINITY, WITH A MAP [MICHIGAN], C. W. Page, Cheboygan, MI, (1977), B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good++, maroon cloth (hardcover) owner's inscription, Reprint of the 1875 edition with all of its wonderful advertisements. "...GIVING A DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE OBJECTS OF INTEREST AND PLACES OF RESORT IN THE STRAITS OF MACKINAC AND ITS VICINITY; INCLUDING OLD MACKINAW, POINT ST. IGNACE, CHEBOYGAN, Etc. Also, AN ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE COUNTRY, CLIMATIC INFLUENCE, STEAMBOAT AND RAILROAD ROUTES, etc. With a Map and Embellishments.", (Order No: 51769 ), $45.00

130. ( MI ), Eaton, Eleanor (foreword by Winfield Arneson), DEARBORN: A PICTORIAL HISTORY, The Donning Company Pub., Norfolk, VA, (1984), B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), From the early Algonquin-speaking Indian tribes through the War of 1812 to the era of Henry Ford, this volume traces the city's fascinating development from a pioneer settlement in the 1700s to a dynamic, industrial community of the 1980s., (Order No: 41768 ), $40.00

131. ( MI ), Henshaw, Beatrice Schmitt, BACKWARD, TURN BACKWARD: RECOLLECTIONS OF A CHILDHOOD IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN, Historical Society of MI, Ann Arbor, MI, (1986) 1st ed, ill. Cara Bobbitt Hochhalter, 306pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961434414 Here is the stuff of history, as found in the lives of the Schmitt Family of Petoskey, Michigan, and as seen through the eyes and in the memory of Beatrice Schmitt Henshaw., (Order No: 41903 ), $17.50

132. ( MI ), HILLSDALE, MICHIGAN PICTORIAL CITY DIRECTORY AND YEAR BOOK - MAY, 1915, W. C. Bailey, Publisher, Coldwater, 1915, B&W illustrations, 131pp, very good, black cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Nice copy. Pages 9 through 29 provide "Hillsdale in History", (Order No: 60454 ), $75.00

133. ( MI ), Ludwick, Amaretta, RUSSIAN DOCTOR IN PARADISE, Beaver Lodge, St. James, MI, (1962), B&W illustrations, 96pp, good, wraps (softcover), "I am seeking only to preserve the story of a crusty old pseudo medic who began life in Russia, born of a royal family, and ended it in quiet glory as Saint and peasant on this far away Island in Lake Michigan.", (Order No: 45161 ), $20.00

134. ( MI ), Luedders, Otto E., LUEDDERS' HISTORICAL AND PICTORIAL CITY DIRECTORY OF HILLSDALE, MICHIGAN 1923, Otto E. Luedders, Publisher, Coldwater, MI, 1923, B&W illustrations, 148pp, good, black cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Page 9 through 36 is "Hillsdale in History.", (Order No: 60455 ), $60.00

135. ( MI ), Luedders, Otto E., LUEDDERS' HISTORICAL AND PICTORIAL CITY DIRECTORY OF HILLSDALE, MICHIGAN FEBRUARY, 1935, Otto E. Luedders, Publisher, Coldwater, MI, 1935, B&W illustrations, 144pp, good, black cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Includes, "Hillsdale in History" from page 8 to 17., (Order No: 60456 ), $60.00

136. ( MI ), Marwil, Jonathan L., A HISTORY OF ANN ARBOR, Ann Arbor Observer Company, Ann Arbor, MI, (1987), B&W illustrations, 193pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0961874201 A highly readable and provocative analysis of the rich history of a city in Michigan., (Order No: 47903 ), $9.50

137. ( MI ), Manassah, Sallie M.; Thomas, David A.; and, Wallington, James F. (foreword by Governor James Blanchard), LANSING: CAPITAL, CAMPUS, AND CARS -- [LANSING, MICHIGAN], Contemporary Image Adv., Ltd, East Lansing, MI, (1986) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961674318 An entertaining pictorial commentary on the development of business to the present and its contribution to the quality of life in Greater Lansing--Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties., (Order No: 53069 ), $15.00

138. ( MI ), Ortquist, Richard T., DEPRESSION POLITICS IN MICHIGAN 1929-1933, Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1982, 276pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0824048644 This study analyzes Michigan during the Hoover years to determine the impact of the Great Depression on politics in the state. Professor Ortquist employs an economic classification system for Michigan's 83 counties that proves useful in analyzing the elections of 1930-1932., (Order No: 37483 ), $45.00

139. ( MI ), Olson, Gordon L., A GRAND RAPIDS SAMPLER, Grand Rapids Historical Comm, Grand Rapids, MI, (1992), B&W illustrations, 231pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner insc., ISBN 096177083X A collection of historical vignettes based on original documents, maps, and photographs about the people, places, and events that are uniquely Grand Rapids., (Order No: 47981 ), $12.50

140. ( MI ), Sorin, Scota (illustrations and decorations by Clyde E. Darr), BLACKBIRD - A STORY OF MACKINAC ISLAND -- [MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN], Citator Publishing Company, Detroit, MI, (1907), B&W frontis, deocrated pages, 142pp, very good, decorated brown cloth (hardcover), Blackbird, told in the letters of: Miss Maraquita Dane, Native of Mackinac Island; Miss Margaret Deland, of Chicago; Miss Isabelle Thorn, of New York; Miss Jessamine C., the Colonel's daughter; Lieutenant John Beech, U.S.A.; and Lieutenant John Grane, U.S.A., (Order No: 48513 ), $65.00

141. ( MI ), Stephenson, O. W., ANN ARBOR THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, Ann Arbor Chamber of Comm., Ann Arbor, MI, 1927, B&W illustrations, 478pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), An exceptionally nice copy of an uncommon town history., (Order No: 48962 ), $250.00

142. ( MI ), Widder, Keith R., REVEILLE TILL TAPS: SOLDIER LIFE AT FORT MACKINAC 1780-1895, Mackinac Island State Park, Mackinac Island, MI, 1972, B&W illustrations, 116pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 32004 ), $5.00

143. ( MI ), Wakefield, Lawrence and Wakefield, Lucille, HISTORIC TRAVERSE CITY HOUSES, Lawrence M. Wakefield, n.p., (1978) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 160pp, good+, gray cloth (hardcover) signed by both authors, An armchair tour of historic homes in Traverse City. The homes were selected based on: (1) that an old photograph of the house was available; (2) that the house was home to people who in one way or another played an important role in Traverse City history; (3) that the house was built before 1910; and (4) that the house is attractive or at least architecturally interesting., (Order No: 41908 ), $45.00

144. ( MN ), Dregni, Michael (editor), MINNESOTA DAYS - OUR HERITAGE IN STORIES, ART, AND PHOTOS, Voyageur Press, Stillwater, MN, (1999), color illustrations, 160pp, fine w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0896584216 Celebrates the best of the rich history of Minnesota., (Order No: 57646 ), $10.00

145. ( MN ), Olsenius, Richard (cartography by Sona Karentz Andrews), MINNESOTA TRAVEL COMPANION: A GUIDE TO THE HISTORY ALONG MINNESOTA'S HIGHWAYS, Bluestem Productions, Wayzata, MN, (1983) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 253pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0960906401 Provides history and anecdotes and landscapes of the towns and countryside along 14 major highways., (Order No: 59654 ), $6.00

146. ( MO ), The Creative Staff of Hallmark Editions (designed and edited by), KANSAS CITY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF THE SURPRISING CITY ON THE MISSOURI, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO, (1973), B&W and color ill., 126pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0875293778 Here, in lively, informative text and pictures brought together by the talents of creative and sensitive writers, photographers, and designers, is a unique and intimate portrait of Kansas City's heritage and the beauty, life-style and excitement it reflects today., (Order No: 21931 ), $5.00

147. ( MS ), Campbell, Will D., PROVIDENCE -- PROVIDENCE, MISSISSIPPI, Longstreet Press, Atlanta, GA, (1992) 1st ptg, 292pp, good, tan cloth spine (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 1563520249, (Order No: 47611 ), $5.00

148. ( MT ), Cohen, Stan, MISSOULA COUNTY IMAGES, Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., Missoula, MT, (1982) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 268pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) errata slip laid in, ISBN 0933126239 "This collection of photographs, drawings and maps is an attempt to preserve a visual history of Missoula County. Some of the photographs in this book are over a century old, and some were taken within the past two years. Assembled together, they show the development of an area that was virtually unpopulated more than 130 years ago (1982)." Limited Edition signed by the author., (Order No: 31730 ), $175.00

149. ( MT ), Frenchtown Historical Society, FRENCHTOWN VALLEY FOOTPRINTS, Mountain Press Printing, Missoula, MT, 1976, B&W illustrations, 173pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on jacket, Settlement in the Frenchtown valley began as early as 1859 when three French Canadians established farms in the area. Frenchtown's history contains many events worth noting, but its history has been largely ignored, both by historians and by its own inhabitants. This book attempts to recreate some of the color and uniqueness of that French farming community which Missoulian reporters referred to both as a "rival city" and a "garden of the gods.", (Order No: 31731 ), $165.00

150. ( NC ), Goerch, Carl, OCRACOKE, John F. Blair, Publisher, Winston-Salem, NC, (1979) 8th ptg, drawings by Primrose, 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of life on Ocracoke including its eventful history and the ways of the Islanders and vacationers today., (Order No: 17692 ), $7.00

151. ( NC ), Harkey, W. Hugh, MORE TALES FROM THE HORNET'S NEST, Hornet's Nest Productions, Charlotte, NC, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 108pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The stories and history in this book will add to the reader's understanding of Charlotte and Mecklenburg history., (Order No: 38908 ), $12.50

152. ( NC ), Lester, Paula Hartill, DISCOVER MATTHEWS: FROM COTTON TO CORPORATE, The Town of Matthews, Matthews, NC, (1999), B&W illustrations, 103pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), This history of the Town of Matthews, North Carolina, is intended to be a historical impression of the past 120 years; a recollection of almost forgotten places, events and people., (Order No: 45389 ), $60.00

153. ( NC ), Lewis, Taylor and Young, Joanne, THE HIDDEN TREASURE OF BATH TOWN [NORTH CAROLINA], Friends of Historic Bath Inc, Bath, NC, (1978), color illustrations, 72pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The story of Bath is the story of North Carolina in its lusty, hot-blooded youth when pirates, preachers, pioneers and politicians rubbed shoulders in a wildly beautiful land., (Order No: 45511 ), $8.50

154. ( NC ), Mobley, Joe A., PAMLICO COUNTY: A BRIEF HISTORY, NC Div. Archives & History, North Carolina, (1991), B&W illustrations, 144pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0865262527 Contents include: Natural History and Native Americans; Early Settlement and Colonial Period; The Revolutionary War and Early National Period; The Antebellum Era; The Civil War; Reconstruction and Birth of the County; A New County in a Changing State; The County Comes of Age., (Order No: 45186 ), $17.50

155. ( NC ), Yates, David W. (text by); Bake, William A. (photographs by), VALLE CRUCIS, John F. Blair, Publisher, Winston-Salem, NC, (1997), color illustrations, 97pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 089587203X This book celebrates this beautiful and unique area of North Carolina., (Order No: 57921 ), $7.50

156. ( ND ), Conrad, Charles and Conrad, Joyce, 50 YEARS: NORTH DAKOTA FARMERS UNION, published by the authors, n.p., 1976, B&W illustrations, 269pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the authors, A reporter's look at what happened in this farm organization in its 50 years and how it has affected North Dakota., (Order No: 24475 ), $15.00

157. ( NE ), Lee, Wayne C., WILD TOWNS OF NEBRASKA, The Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, ID, 1992, B&W illustrations, 147pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0870043250 Over 100 photos help tell the stories of a younger, wilder Nebraska. Nebraska's early towns were not settled by peaceful, law-abiding citizens who lived happily ever after., (Order No: 58227 ), $10.00

158. ( NE ), Moulton, Candy, ROADSIDE HISTORY OF NEBRASKA, Mountain Press Publishing Co, Missoula, MT, 1997, B&W illustrations, 392pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0878423478, (Order No: 59770 ), $8.00

159. ( NM ), Gregg, Andrew K., NEW MEXICO IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY, Univ. of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, (1968), B&W illustrations, 196pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0826310125, (Order No: 60297 ), $7.50

160. ( NM ), Keleher, William A. (with a new introduction by Lawrence R. Murphy), NEW MEXICANS I KNEW: MEMOIRS, 1892-1969, University of New Mexico Pr., Albuquerque, NM, (1983), B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0826306799 Many fascinating reminiscences of early Albuquerque from William A. Keleher's life as telegraph operator, newspaper reporter, and lawyer., (Order No: 17202 ), $7.50

161. ( NV ), Fox, William, DRIVING BY MEMORY, Univ. of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, (1999) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 172pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0826319440 Road trips to Las Vegas are the occasions for this entertaining meditation on the quintessentially American experience of driving across the desert., (Order No: 23563 ), $10.00

162. ( NV ), Hinckle, Warren and Hobbs, Fredric, THE RICHEST PLACE ON EARTH: THE STORY OF VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA, AND THE HEYDAY OF THE COMSTOCK LODE, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1978, ill. by Fredric Hobbs, 173pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0395253489 A colorful account of the Comstock Lode., (Order No: 33185 ), $15.00

163. ( NV ), Knudtsen, Molly Flagg, HERE IS OUR VALLEY, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, (1975), B&W illustrations, 120pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), signed by the author, Nevada ranches and their people., (Order No: 32542 ), $15.00

164. ( NV ), Shepperson, Wilbur S., RESTLESS STRANGERS: NEVADA'S IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR INTERPRETERS, Univ. of Nevada Press, Reno, Nevado, 1970, B&W ill., 287pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874170281 Attempts to evaluate the humor and the enterprise, the distrust and the conflict, the loneliness and the despair surrounding the new arrivals., (Order No: 34978 ), $12.00

165. ( OH ), Andorn, Miriam Cramer; Piercy, Harry D.; and Piercy, Caroline B., SHAKER HISTORICAL SOCIETY: SELECTED PAPERS - SHAKER HEIGHTS, OHIO, The Shaker Historical Soc., Cleveland, OH, 1957, 111pp, very good, gray cloth (hardcover), Volume in a series of publications about the history of the Shaker Heights, Ohio, area, this focusing on details about the Shakers and Warrensville in the early days. Papers include: Shakerism for Today; Shaker Medicines; and Early Warrensville - The Forest Primeval 1807-1817., (Order No: 38073 ), $25.00

166. ( OH ), Bonadio, Felice A., NORTH OF RECONSTRUCTION OHIO POLITICS, 1865-1870, New York University Press, New York, (1970), 204pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0814700527 Examines the politics of a single Northern state, Ohio, in the years that followed the Civil War., (Order No: 31490 ), $10.00

167. ( OH ), Barker, Joseph (edited with an introduction and notes by George Jordan Blazier) (genealogy and biography by Rodney T. Hood), JOSEPH BARKER - RECOLLECTIONS OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF OHIO, Marietta College, Marietta, OH, 1958, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Nice clean and tight copy with the original sales receipt laid in., (Order No: 54363 ), $60.00

168. ( OH ), Butler, Margaret Manor, A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE WESTERN RESERVE 1796-1860, Western Reserve Hist. Soc., Cleveland, OH, 1963, B&W illustrations, 155pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The Western Reserve lands were set aside following the Revolutionary War for veterans from Connecticut, and also had the name of the Western Reserve of Connecticut. The Western Reserve is a valuable example of the transfer of New England culture beyond the Alleghenies., (Order No: 55076 ), $8.00

169. ( OH ), Butler, Margaret Manor, THE LAKEWOOD STORY - [LAKEWOOD, OHIO], Stratford House, New York, 1949, B&W illustrations, 271pp, good, reddish-brown cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author, (Order No: 59936 ), $10.00

170. ( OH ), Condon, George E., CLEVELAND - PRODIGY OF THE WESTERN RESERVE, Continental Heritage Press, Tulsa, OK, 1979, B&W and color illustrations, 240pp, good w/chipped and faded dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 09329860604, (Order No: 45885 ), $10.00

171. ( OH ), Condon, George E., CLEVELAND - THE BEST KEPT SECRET, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1967, 372pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) author signed, "A colorful portrait of a great city.", (Order No: 50820 ), $7.00

172. ( OH ), Condon, George E., YESTERDAY'S COLUMBUS - A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF OHIO'S CAPITAL, E. A. Seemann Publ., Inc., Miami, FL, (1977), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple small chips on dj, ISBN 0912458941 Seemann's historic cities series: No. 31., (Order No: 50821 ), $30.00

173. ( OH ), Goulder, Grace, THIS IS OHIO: OHIO'S 88 COUNTIES IN WORDS AND PICTURES - REVISED EDITION, The World Publishing Co., Cleveland, OH, (1965), B&W illustrations, 318pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 28001 ), $7.00

174. ( OH ), Good, Howard E., BLACK SWAMP FARM, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH, (1997) 2nd ptg, ill. by Brenda Sutherland, 304pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0814207340 First published inb 1967, this is a stirring memoir of the author's early days on a farm in the Maumee Valley in northwestern Ohio., (Order No: 43387 ), $7.50

175. ( OH ), Lampson, Ruth Murdoch (with a foreword by Caroline Fenn), IN OTHER DAYS: A GOLDEN AGE REMEMBERED (OBERLIN, OHIO), Press of the Times, Oberlin, OH, 1961, 111pp, good, wraps (softcover), Contents include: The Three Black Murdochs; Sixty South Broadway; An Evening at Home; Dancing and Deportment; Les Girls; "Doc"; The Farm; The Golden Summer; Sheila's Story; Christmas Long Ago; Dream., (Order No: 40239 ), $10.00

176. ( OH ), Monkkonen, Eric H., THE DANGEROUS CLASS: CRIME AND POVERTY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO, 1860-1885, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1975, B&W tables, 186pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) - some pencil marks, ISBN 0674190580 The question asked in this book is whether urbanization and industrialization, the two most central social processes in nineteenth-century American history, caused poverty and crime., (Order No: 30699 ), $11.50

177. ( OH ), Stewart and Page, COMBINATION ATLAS MAP OF ERIE COUNTY OHIO, Unigraphic, Inc., Evansville, IN, 1980, B&W illustrations, 72pp, index, fine, light brown boards (hardcover), Quality facsimile of the 1874 edition "Compiled, Drawn and Published From Personal Examinations and Surveys By Stewart & Page. Philadelphia, PA." Following the original text is a 27 page index of the over 3600 names found in the Atlas that was compiled by an index committee in the 1970s., (Order No: 50632 ), $85.00

178. ( OH ), Stille, Samuel Harden, OHIO BUILDS A NATION: A MEMORIAL TO THE PIONEERS AND THE CELEBRATED SONS OF THE "BUCKEYE" STATE, The Arlendale Book House, Lower Salem, OH, (1939) 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 298pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, (Order No: 54700 ), $10.00

179. ( OH ), Upton, Harriet Taylor, HISTORY OF THE WESTERN RESERVE [OHIO] - THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA, orig pub 1910, B&W illustrations, 1873pp, very good++, brown buckram cloth (hardcover) faint corner bumps, Quality reprint of the original 1910 edition and bound in brown buckram covers. The text is followed by a 184 page "Every-Name Index" prepared by the Lake County Genealogical Society in 1988., (Order No: 60288 ), $285.00

180. ( OH ), Van Cleef, Frank Chapman, NINETY-NINE BOTTLES: RECOLLECTIONS AND EPISODES SINCE 1896 ORIGINATNG IN LORAIN COUNTY, OHIO, Oberlin Hist. & Improvement, Oberlin, OH, 1976, B&W photographs, 112pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Memoirs by an Oberlin student--leader, debater, and athlete--who graduated in 1904 and was characterized as "liveliest spirit of his class." This account gives the true Midwestern flavor of his growing-up years, a time of close family and community ties, in a historic part of Ohio., (Order No: 14356 ), $15.00

181. ( Ohio ), Weeks, F. E., PIONEER HISTORY OF CLARKSFIELD, OHIO, Huron Cty Ohio Gene. Soc., Norwalk, OH, 2004, 162pp, index, very good, spiral bound wraps (softcover) light dampstain rear, Copied and reprinted from the original published in 1908 by The Huron County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. There is a faint dampstain to the top edge of some rear pages., (Order No: 60389 ), $25.00

182. ( OR ), Abbott, Carl, PORTLAND: GATEWAY TO THE NORTHWEST, Windsor Publications, Inc., Northridge, CA, (1985) 1st ed, B&W and Color illustrations, 270pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0897811550 The story of Portland. Complementing the text are hundreds of captivating photographs which vividly re-create Portland's evocative past., (Order No: 41856 ), $10.00

183. ( OR ), McNeil, Fred H., WY'EAST "THE MOUNTAIN" - A CHRONICLE OF MOUNT HOOD, The Metropolitan Press, Portland, OR, (1937), B&W illustrations, 244pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "Known to the Indians, Who Worshipped It, as Wy'East; to the White Main, with Equal Eloquence, simply as 'The Mountain'." McNeil was a member of the Mazamas, a mountain climbing group, since 1914, and has been identified with winter sports since they began on Mount Hood., (Order No: 37241 ), $35.00

184. ( SC ), Burton, E. Milby (foreword and captions by); Lincoln, F. S. (photographs by), CHARLESTON: PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIES BY F. S. LINCOLN, Corinthian Publications Inc., New York, 1946, B&W illustrations, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 2929 ), $10.00

185. ( SC ), Farley, Benjamin Wirt, MERCY ROAD: STORIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA, VIRGINIA AND GEORGIA, Cherokee Publishing Company, Atlanta, GA, 1986, ill. by Felix Bauer, 127pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877971226 These stories are a genuine and compassionate portrayal of the people of the region., (Order No: 43295 ), $7.50

186. ( SC ), Haire, Virginia C.; Hill, Lillian D.; VanHorne, Madge L.; and White, Gwen A., BRIDGING GENERATIONS THROUGH TYRRELL COUNTY MEMORIES, Scuppernong River Festival, Columbia, SC, (1996), B&W illustrations, 174pp, index, very good++, glossy boards (hardcover), (Order No: 54849 ), $60.00

187. ( SC ), Lipscomb, Terry W. and Olsberg, R. Nicholas (editors), THE JOURNAL OF THE COMMONS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY NOVEMBER 14, 1751 - OCTOBER 7, 1752: COLONIAL RECORDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA SERIES I, Univ. of South Carolina Pr., Columbia, SC, (1977) 1st ed, 471pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) corners bumped, ISBN 0872499405 Lower front corned has light bump/chew., (Order No: 54771 ), $60.00

188. ( SC ), Moss, Bobby Gilmer, THE OLD IRON DISTRICT: A STUDY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, 1750-1897 -- SOUTH CAROLINA, Bobby G. Moss, n.p., (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 390pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Mr. Moss states, "My primary aim in writing this account is to illuminate the basic character of our ancestors: what they thought, what they believed, and what they achieved.", (Order No: 43075 ), $75.00

189. ( SC ), Martin, Josephine W. (editor), "DEAR SISTER": LETTERS WRITTEN ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND, 1867 [HILTON HEAD, SOUTH CAROLINA], Beaufort Book Co., Inc., Beaufort, SC, (1977), B&W illustrations, 133pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, "For you who know and love the Island, we hope the letters will become an adventure into part of its history as told to you by Eliza Ann Summers (Hitchcock) just as she lived it in the year 1867.", (Order No: 54469 ), $12.50

190. ( SC ), Nairne, Thomas and Norris, John (edited with an introduction by Jack P. Greene), SELLING A NEW WORLD: TWO COLONIAL SOUTH CAROLINA PROMOTIONAL PAMPHLETS, Univ. of South Carolina Pr., Columbia, SC, (1989) 1st ed, 153pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0872496082 This is the first modern edition of two of the most informative of the many promotional tracts that were written in an effort to attract immigrants to the American colonies during the earliest years of settlement., (Order No: 54799 ), $10.00

191. ( SC ), Wright, Roberta Hughes (compiled by), AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA SEA ISLANDS, Charro Book Company, Inc., Southfield, MI, n.d., B&W illustrations, 84pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) owner's name, This unusual history is presented in this book in the form of personal memories of the author, anecdotes and transcriptions of interviews, letters and other documents, material derived from books and articles, lists and genealogical charts, factual but lively narrative, and over two hundred illustrations, most of which have never before been made public., (Order No: 47700 ), $35.00

192. ( SC, GA ), Farley, Benjamin Wirt, THE HERO OF ST. LO: STORIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA, Cherokee Publishing Company, Atlanta, GA, 1986, ill. by Felix Bauer, 117pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877971218 Abbeville, Anderson, Greenwood and McCormick counties of South Carolina provide the enchanting backdrop for Benjamin Farley's first book of short stories of the area., (Order No: 43299 ), $7.50

193. ( SD ), Tom Charging Eagle and Ron Zeilinger, BLACK HILLS: SACRED HILLS, Tipi Press, Chamberlain, SD, 1994 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1877976083, (Order No: 58016 ), $8.50

194. ( TN ), Finger, John R., TENNESSEE FRONTIERS: THREE REGIONS IN TRANSITION, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (2001) 1st ptg, 382pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0253339855 This chronicle of the formation of Tennessee from indigenous settlements to the closing of the frontier in 1840 begins with an account of the prehistoric frontier., (Order No: 58411 ), $12.50

195. ( TN ), Govan, Gilbert E. and Livingood, James W., THE CHATTANOOGA COUNTRY 1540-1976: FROM TOMAHAWKS TO TVA - THIRD EDITION REVISED AND UPDATED -- [CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE], Univ. of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, TN, (1977) 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, 536pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870492349, (Order No: 56457 ), $10.00

196. ( TX ), Dodd, Celeste Varnell; Reed, Ruth B.; and, Smith, Nona Cain (edited by), A HISTORY OF HILL COUNTY, TEXAS, 1853-1980, Hill Cty Historical Comm., Texas, B&W illustrations, 518pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The geography, geology, archeology, culture, religion, agriculture, finance, society, education have been analyzed, portrayed and given their place in this volume., (Order No: 45716 ), $75.00

197. ( TX ), Kibbe, Pauline R., LATIN AMERICANS IN TEXAS, Univ. of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1946 1st ed, B&W photos, 302pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Those who would acquaint themselves with the problems of Latin Americans everywhere, especially their problems in getting along with Anglo Americans within the State of Texas, are confronted immediately with the complete absence of any one source book which might serve as a guide. Pauline Kibbe attempts to fill this need in a comprehensive fashion by sketching clearly, logically, and humanly, as a basis for understanding and action, the historical and economic background of Texans of Mexican extraction., (Order No: 9052 ), $12.50

198. ( TX ), Kotker, Norman (editor), Tinkle, Lon (introduction by), TEXAS: A PICTURE TOUR, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, c1973, B&W & color ill., 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684134152 Here is a picture tour of one of America's greatest wonders: the giant among states, the vast imperial domain of Texas-a land that has once been, and often still seems to be, a nation by itself., (Order No: 11423 ), $5.00

199. ( TX ), Lamar, Howard R. (foreword by Lewis L. Gould), TEXAS CROSSINGS: THE LONE STAR STATE AND THE AMERICAN FAR WEST, 1836-1986, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 82pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0292781156 Originally presented in 1986 at the University of Texas at Austin as the first George W. Littlefield Lectures in American History, these essays explore a long-neglected aspect of the western story: the influence of Texans and other Southerners on the character and history of the southwestern states., (Order No: 54502 ), $12.00

200. ( TX ), Mitchell, Donald F. - signed by the author, PROFILE OF DALLAS: LOVE AFFAIR WITH A CITY, Turtle Creek Gallery, Dallas, TX, (1981), B&W and color illustrations, 336pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small chip on dustjacket, ISBN 0960720405 In word and watercolor, Mitchell transports us into the very heart and soul of Dallas., (Order No: 22799 ), $12.00

201. ( TX ), NORFLEET: THE ACTUAL EXPERIENCES OF A TEXAS RANCHER'S 30, 000 MILE TRANSCONTINENTAL CHASE AFTER FIVE CONFIDENCE MEN, William Franklin White, Fort Worth, TX, (1924), B&W illustrations, 340pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "This true story of J. Frank Norfleet, typical West Texas ranchman, in his four-year chase after a gang of international swindlers, takes the reader from the Atlantic to the Pacific; from Mexico and Cuba into Canada.", (Order No: 41675 ), $10.00

202. ( UT ), Cannon, Hal (compiled and with an introduction by) (designed by Brian Jones; produced by Skip Branch), THE GRAND BEEHIVE, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, UT, 1980, 70 B&W and color plates, unpaginated, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0874801907 The beehive is, among many other things, the symbol of the State of Utah. It is perhaps the most widely used of all state symbols, whether animal, vegetable, or mineral. This book is an extension and to a degree a record of the Grand Beehive Exhibition, presented at the Salt Lake Art Center from September 12 through October 19, 1980, and in another version at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. from April 24 until December 6, 1981., (Order No: 28326 ), $15.00

203. ( VA ), Antonelli, Lisa M., VIRGINIA: A COMMONWEALTH COMES OF AGE, Windsor Publications, Inc., Northridge, CA, (1988) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 470pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0897812352 This book chronicles Virginia's re-emergence as a business and industrial giant with nearly 300 illustrations with 100 in color., (Order No: 49081 ), $12.50

204. ( VA ), Augusta County Historical Society, AUGUSTA HISTORICAL BULLETIN - VOLUME 37 - 2001 [AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA], Augusta County Hist. Soc., Staunton, VA, 2001, B&W illustrations, 140pp, fine, wraps (softcover) owner's name, (Order No: 56230 ), $7.50

205. ( VA ), Bland, Larry I. (edited by), PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROCKBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY - VOLUME X 1980-1989 -- [VIRGINIA], Rockbridge Historical Soc., Lexington, VA, 1990, B&W illustrations, 700pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), An extensive collection of historical articles on Rockbridge County, Virginia., (Order No: 52154 ), $25.00

206. ( VA ), Browder, Walter Gordon and Lunsford, Linwood Everett, AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY OF DINWIDDIE COUNTY [VIRGINIA], University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1937, 90pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), University of Virginia Record Extension Series Vol. XXII, No. 4, October, 1937., (Order No: 56056 ), $25.00

207. ( VA ), Butt, Marshall W., PORTSMOUTH UNDER FOUR FLAGS 1752-1970 [PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA], Portsmouth Historical Assn., Portsmouth, VA, 1971, B&W illustrations, 242pp, very good++, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 58628 ), $10.00

208. ( VA ), Corson, John Jay, AN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY OF CHARLE CITY COUNTY [VIRGINIA], University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1929, 70pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), University of Virginia Record Extension Series Vol. XIV, No. 1., July, 1929., (Order No: 56054 ), $25.00

209. ( VA ), Dew, Charles B., BOND OF IRON: MASTER AND SLAVE AT BUFFALO FORGE, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1994) 1st ed, B&W ill., B&W maps, 429pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0393036162 An investigation of slave life at Buffalo Forge., (Order No: 22344 ), $5.00

210. ( VA ), Dabney, Virginius (introduction by Tom Wolfe), VIRGINIUS DABNEY'S VIRGINIA: WRITINGS ABOUT THE OLD DOMINION, Algonquin Books Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1986, photos by John Theilgard, 197pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) previous owner's inscription, ISBN 0912697423 This volume not only portrays the Old Dominion as Dabney has known it but offers a retrospective of his own distinguished authorial career., (Order No: 35812 ), $15.00

211. ( VA ), Goolrick, John T., FREDERICKSBURG AND THE CAVALIER COUNTRY: AMERICA'S MOST HISTORIC SECTION ITS HOMES, ITS PEOPLE AND ROMANCES, Garrett & Massie, Publisher, Richmond, VA, (1935), B&W illustrations, 92pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This is the story of Fredericksburg and the environing country is that of the Cavalier settlement., (Order No: 20746 ), $8.00

212. ( VA ), Grizzard, Frank E. (editor), THE MAGAZINE OF ALBEMARLE COUNTY HISTORY VOLUME SIXTY 2002 - VOLUME 60 - 2002 [ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VIRGINIA], Albemarle County Hist. Soc., Charlottesville, VA, 2002, 112pp, index, fine, wraps (softcover), Contents include: Our Little Boy Colonel: An account of the Life of John Bowie Magruder; The Old University is Dead: Activism and Change at the University of Virginia in the 1960s; The Minds of the People; and, Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Circa 1920, As Recalled by Earl C. Leake., (Order No: 53672 ), $15.00

213. ( VA ), Gray, R. L., THE WONDERFUL SHENANDOAH VALLEY, published by the author, Staunton, VA, (1932), B&W illustrations, 307pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear to the cloth, (Order No: 56030 ), $60.00

214. ( VA ), Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine, PENINSULA PILGRIMAGE - SPECIAL EDITION OF 28 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, VA, 1941, 150 ill. and maps, 398pp, very good, red leather (hardcover), An off-beat journey through stately historic Virginia., (Order No: 5411 ), $40.00

215. ( VA ), Hastings, William T., CONRADE WEBB OF HAMPSTEAD, Brown University Press, Providence, RI, 1958, B&W ill., 102pp, good, blue cloth spine, paper covered boards (no dustjacket), The story of an active and energetic young man, a leader among Brown students in the 1790's and good enough at his books to be Valedictorian of his class, who thereafter was both remembered and forgotten: remembered to the extent of being selected for academic honor after thirty years, forgotten even to ignorance of his residence, the proper spelling of his name, and a greatly delayed presumption of his death., (Order No: 26487 ), $10.00

216. ( VA ), Hale, Louise Closser, WE DISCOVER THE OLD DOMINION, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1916 1st ed, ill. by Walter Hale, 374pp, very good+, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 43096 ), $10.00

217. ( VA ), Kilpatrick, James Jackson, THE FOXES' UNION: AND OTHER STRETCHERS, TALL TALES, AND DISCURSIVE REMINISCENCES OF HAPPY YEARS IN SCRABBLE, VIRGINIA, EPM Publications, Inc., McLean, VA, (1977), B&W illustrations, 174pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914440187 To the sage of Scrabble, these matter most: Family and neighbors, gardens and grandchildren, birds and baseball, and tall tales told around a kitchen fire., (Order No: 50929 ), $3.00

218. ( VA ), Long, Charles Massie, VIRGINIA COUNTY NAMES: TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY YEARS OF VIRGINIA HISTORY, The Neale Publishing Company, New York, 1908, fold-out color map, 208pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) faint small stain bottom edge, This books aim to tell how the Virginia counties got their names, and in telling the story it endeavors to show that the thoughts and feelings of the Virginians are reflected in the names the counties bear., (Order No: 45588 ), $75.00

219. ( VA ), Pollock, George Freeman (with a foreword by Senator Harry F. Byrd; edited by Stuart E. Brown), SKYLAND: THE HEART OF THE SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Chesapeake Book Company, n.p., (1960), B&W illustrations, 283pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41618 ), $6.00

220. ( VA ), Rouse, Parke, COWS ON THE CAMPUS: WILLIAMSBURG IN BYGONE DAYS, The Dietz Press, Richmond, VA, (1973), B&W illustrations, 219pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author has illuminated a century and a half of Virginia's least-known history, from the Revolution to World War I. Here are Presidents and paupers, novelists and street vendors, Civil War generals and Asylum inmates., (Order No: 16618 ), $5.00

221. ( VA ), Thomas, William H. B., GORDONSVILLE, VIRGINIA - HISTORIC CROSSROADS TOWN, McClure Press, Verona, VA, (1971), B&W illustrations, 156pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A rich and varied story of a community from post-Revolutionary tavern and stagecoach days to the 1970 centennial of its incorporation as a town., (Order No: 56031 ), $17.50

222. ( VA ), The Valentine Museum (compiled and published by), FIFTY YEARS IN RICHMOND 1898-1948: A PHOTOGRAPHIC REVIEW - [RICHMOND, VIRGINIA], The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA, 1948, B&W illustrations, good+, black cloth spine (hardcover), Published for the 50th anniversary of the opening of the museum., (Order No: 59256 ), $20.00

223. ( VA ), Wertenbaker, Thomas J., GIVE ME LIBERTY: THE STRUGGLE FOR SELF-GOVERNMENT IN VIRGINIA, Amer. Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, 1958, B&W illustrations, 275pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), This volume treats of the struggle for self-government in Virginia from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to the Declaration of Independence., (Order No: 41732 ), $12.50

224. ( VA ), Wilkins, Ralph E. (secretary), REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH TO THE GOVERNOR AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA - 1943-1944, Division of Printing, Richmond, VA, 1944, 236pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, (Order No: 56220 ), $20.00

225. ( Virginia ), Melton, Herman, SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA: ECHOING THROUGH HISTORY, History Press, Charleston, SC, (2006), B&W illustrations, 126pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1596291370, (Order No: 60327 ), $5.00

226. ( WA ), Portman, Sally, THE SMILING COUNTRY: A HISTORY OF THE METHOW VALLEY, Sun Mountain Resorts, Inc., Winthrop, WA, (1993), B&W illustrations, 320pp, very good|++, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0963692100 A portrait of the Methow Valley in Washington state from pre-history to the present., (Order No: 56065 ), $5.00

227. ( WA ), Steinbrueck, Victor, SEATTLE CITYSCAPE #2, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, (1973), B&W illustrations, 112pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0295952938 "This is a sketchbook, an effort to communicate one concerned observer's idea of the city.", (Order No: 43067 ), $9.50

228. ( WI ), Overy, David H., WISCONSIN CARPETBAGGERS IN DIXIE, State Historical Soc. of WI, Madison, WI, 1961, 81pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The Frontier Experience; The Changing Image and a New Frontier; Planters, Problems, and Prospects: A Recurring Cycle; Promoters, Politicians, and Plunderers: The Continuing Cycle; Competing Frontiers: The Interrupted Cycle., (Order No: 35843 ), $30.00

229. ( WV ), Hennen, John C., THE AMERICANIZATION OF WEST VIRGINIA - CREATING A MODERN INDUSTRIAL STATE 1916-1925, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, (1996), 217pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 081311960X Examines a formative period in West Virginia's modern history that has been largely neglected beyond the traditional focus on the coal industry. The author looks at education, reform, and industrial relations in the state in the contect of war mobilization, postwar instability, and national economic expansion., (Order No: 56616 ), $20.00

230. ( WY ), Betts, Robert B. (introduction by A. B. Guthrie), ALONG THE RAMPARTS OF THE TETONS: THE SAGA OF JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING, Colorado Associated Univ. Pr, Boulder, CO, (1978), 5 color plates, B&W ill, map, 249pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0870811134 The author begins with the geology of the Teton range and the valley, proceeds to prehistoric man, goes on to early and later Indians, to the mountain men, to first settlement and, finally, to dude ranching and tourists, to the valley as it is now., (Order No: 16136 ), $10.00

231. ( WY ), Moulton, Candy (foreword by Vera Oldman), THE GRAND ENCAMPMENT: SETTLING THE HIGH COUNTRY - [WYOMING], High Plains Press, Glendo, WY, (1997) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 236pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0931271444 Definitive settlement history of Wyoming's Grand Encampment valled and the copper mining era when rich minerals were found daily., (Order No: 59079 ), $18.50

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