Our Books - Americana

A History of the East and West Viking Ladies' Aids 1894-1931.

North Dakota: Viking Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Octavo. Card Covers. Fine. Card Covers bound with cord; n.d. (circa 1932), n.p.; illustrated; unpaginated (but 16 pp.). Uncommon history of... [read more] | $60.00

Annual Report of the Women's National Indian Association

Philadelphia: Executive Board of the Women's National Indian Association, 1888. Small Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good - 41 pp. Rusted staples, not affecting text or integrity of the binding, though... [read more] | $40.00

Queen Calafia’s Land: An Historical Sketch of California
Elwood, Louie Butler

The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1940 Quarter Leather with deckled cloth. 108 + [8] pp., rough cut; illustrations, 2-colour title page and marginalia in red type; exquisite initial Caps; frontis... [read more] | $85.00

Historical Atlas of the United States: With Original Maps.
Hayes, Derek

Vancouver, Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2006. First Edition; quarto in cloth. Fine / Fine. 280 pp.; illustrated endpapers; 500+ maps; bibliography, extensive index; colour maps reproduced throughout. ... [read more] | $55.00

History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana 1845-1889
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volume XXXI of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney. Black... [read more] | $90.00

History of Oregon, Volume II. 1848-1888
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Volume XXX of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. Originally published in 1890 (San Francisco), this reprint by Arno Press (1967) in cooperation with McGraw-Hill, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney. Black... [read more] | $80.00

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America.
Barry, John M.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Small remainder mark on bottom edge, Else Fine in unclipped dust jacket. 525 pp., map, photographs, extensive bibliography, Notes and... [read more] | $15.00

On the Wing: Rambling Notes of a Trip to the Pacific.
Blake, Mary E.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1883. Third Edition. 16mo (6'x4.25"). Cloth. Very Good. A revised collection of articles first appearing the Boston Journal, enlarged by new added material, of Blake's trip... [read more] | $25.00

Mothers of Erie County
Cherry, Marjorie Loomis

Self Published, 1932. Octavo. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good + unpaginated; no place of publication. Sub-title: 'A Pageant of Historic Personages'. A collection of 26 short biographies of early residents... [read more] | $54.00

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a glance at some of the Tropical Islands, The West Indies and the Sandwich Islands.
Coke, The Hon. Henry J.

London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First Edition. Small Octavo. Hard Cover. Very Good [10] 388 + [2] pp. Spine uniformly darkened; Original marbled boards lightly bumped and worn at corners; triple ruled in... [read more] | $280.00

The Political Adventures of John Henry. The Record of An International Imbroglio.
Cruikshank, Brig.-General E. A. Cruikshank.

Inscribed, Association Copy – Judge F. W. Howay Toronto: The MacMillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Inscribed by author. Near Fine [12] + 206 pp. + nine letters reproduced in facsimile;... [read more] | $80.00

California In-Doors and Out
Farnham, Eliza W. (Introduction by Madeleine Stern)

Netherlands: B. De Graaf, 1972. 12mo (approx. 7" x 4.75"). Cloth. Very Fine Part of this publisher's series 'Women on the Move': "books on the American West and Midwest by Women who Traveled... [read more] | $40.00

El Dorado Narrow Gauge: The Diamond & Caldor Railway.
Ferrell, Mallory Hope

Edmonds, Washington: Pacific Fast Mail, 1990. quarto (11"). A Fine copy in like dustjacket of this primary source book of the history of the Diamond & Caldor Railway, known to aficionados as... [read more] | $125.00

The Story of Marias Pass
Flandrau, Grace

Great Northern Railway, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine no place of publication listed; no date, but circa 1925; pp. 22 + [1, map]; frontis port. of "John S. Stevens, Explorer of Marias Pass".... [read more] | $30.00

Historic Adventure Land of the Northwest
Flandrau, Grace

Great Northern Railway, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine n.p.; n.d. (but circa 1927); illustrated; 40 pp. with coloured fold-out map, often missing, at rear. About Fine. A somewhat common brief history... [read more] | $31.00

The West That Was
Goldwater, Barry

Signed by the Senator and Presidential Candidate A Fine copy; 16 pp. staple-bound in stiff card covers, containing the text of Goldwater’s address at the 8th Annual Conference of the Western Historical... [read more] | $80.00

Historical Atlas of Washington and Oregon.
Hayes, Derek.

Berkeley, Los Angeles & London: University of California, 2011. First American Edition. Oblong quarto in Cloth. Fine / Fine. 240 pp.; map endpapers; "more than 500 colorful images and maps",... [read more] | $65.00

Memory Pictures of Puget Sound Region
Higgins, Beth Bell

New York; Dodge Publishing Company, 16mo (16 cm). Card Covers. Very Good +. n.d. [circa 1900]; 53 pp.; illustrated.. A lovely copy in green soft card covers; no previous names or other markings. The... [read more] | $45.00

California: A Pleasure Trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate April, May, June, 1877.
Leslie, Mrs. Frank (Introduction by Madeleine Stern)

Netherlands: B. De Graaf, 1972. 12mo (approx. 7" x 4.75"). Cloth. Very Fine Part of this publisher's series 'Women on the Move': "books on the American West and Midwest by Women who Traveled... [read more] | $40.00

The Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon. Transcribed from the Original in the United States National Archives with an Introduction by A. Hughlett Mason, University of Virginia.
Mason, Charles and Jeremiah Dixon

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1969. First Thus. quarto (12"). Cloth. Fine With a Preface by George W. Corner, 6 illustrations including the frontis, an Historical Prelude, discussion... [read more] | $45.00