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(Arctic Exploration) Lopez, Barry.
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine, bright unclipped dust jacket. In this award-winning classic, Barry Lopez explores the ways the human imagination engages with a landscape at once barren and beautiful, perilous and alluring, austere yet teeming with vibrant life, and shot through with human history. The Arctic has for centuries been a destination for the most ambitious explorers—a place of dreams, fears, and awe-inspiring spectacle. Based on Lopez’s years spent traveling the Arctic regions in the company of Eskimo hunting parties and scientific expeditions alike, Arctic Dreams investigates the unique terrain of the human mind, thrown into relief against the vastness of the tundra and the frozen ocean. Eye-opening and profoundly moving, it is a magnificent appreciation of how wilderness challenges and inspires us.

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(Boer War) Davitt, Michael.
The Boer Fight for Freedom: From the Beginning of Hostilities to the Peace of Pretoria.
A Very Good copy with gold and multi color stamping to the front board and spine without dust jacket; a bright, tight copy with foldout map. The two Boer Wars (1880-1902) pitched British colonial forces against the Dutch Boer settlers in the region of Africa today known as South Africa. The conflict concerned the discovery of gold in the region which threatened to destabilize British control with Germany stalking in the wings; conditions were worsened with Dutch abusive treatment of immigrant gold miners. The British stepped in to regain control and the ensuing warfare took the lives of over 40,000 men, women and children.

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(Californiana) Gleason, Duncan.
The Islands and Ports of California. A Guide to Coastal California.
A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with two shallow closed edge tears. The author recounts the history and traditions of every island and important harbor along the California coast from San Diego to Humboldt Bay. Illustrated with over seventy historical paintings and drawings of ships and places along the California coast.

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(Civil War) National Historical Society, edited by William C. Davis.
The Image of War 1861-1865 in Six Volumes.
Fine copies in Near Fine dust jackets with some light edge wear to several volumes. This comprehensive pictorial history of the Civil War, features thousands of photographs, many of them published here for the first time. Each volume includes a historical essay that puts the volume's images into a historic perspective. The six volumes include: Shadows of the Storm, The Guns of '62, The Embattled Confederacy, Fighting for Time, The South Besieged, and The End of an Era. Extra postage required for this set of 6 volumes.

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(Vietnam War) Coleman, J. D.
Incursion: From America's Chokehold on the NVA Lifelines to the Sacking of the Cambodian Sanctuaries.
A Fine tight unread copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. J.D. Coleman has written an in-depth account of one of the most controversial and mis-represented military operations of the Vietnam War, the Cambodian incursion. Coleman documents the American strategy, exposes the myths that surround the campaign, and examines the rationale President Nixon gave for sending troops into Cambodia.

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Beckey, Fred.
Range of Glaciers: The Exploration and Survey of the Northern Cascade Range.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. In this first comprehensive account of the 19th-century exploration and survey of the northern Cascades, Fred Beckey presents a wide range of materials from dozens of archives across the United States, Canada, and beyond: voyagers’ logs, trappers’ yarns, agency and government documents, official surveys, tall tales, climbers’ journals, and sober histories. The voices, most of them from first-person narratives, range from wonder at the magnificence of the terrain, through frustration with the rigors of its harsh conditions, to the often humorous and sometimes tragic anecdotes of daily life in what was still mostly unexplored wilderness. The story is of multiple overlays of discovery and conquest: European and American explorers and sea captains, fur traders, railroad builders, surveyors of international boundaries, settlers, gold prospectors, mountaineers, timber barons, tourists, and finally the Forest Service and National Park administrations. Two of the narratives are recounted in detail: the story of the survey of the 49th parallel, with its clear contrast between the British and American approaches, and the account of early conquests of the major peaks, told with intimate relish by a fellow climber.

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Kruckeberg, Arthur R.
The Natural History of Puget Sound Country.
A Fine copy in a Fine dj. Bounded on the east by the crest of the Cascade Range and on the west by the lofty east flank of the Olympic Mountains, Puget Sound terrain includes every imaginable topographic variety. The book begins with a discussion of how the ice ages and vulcanism shaped the land and then examines the natural attributes of the region and both positive and negative aspects of the human impact. With some 400 b&w photographs and line drawings.

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O'Brian, Patrick.
Men-of-War. Life in Nelson's Navy.
First US Printing. A Fine tight copy of the hardcover edition in a Near Fine, bright unclipped dust jacket. This fully illustrated book provides a rich overview of the historical background to O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series, including in-depth descriptions of the various ships, the guns, the sailors, and life at sea.

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Root, Waverley; Abt, Samuel (editor).
The Paris Edition: The Autobiography of Waverley Root 1927-1934.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Advance Review Copy with publisher's original promotional release laid in. This is the previously unpublished memoirs of Waverly Root who was a reporter, editor, and food writer who worked for the Paris Edition of the Chicago Tribune from the late 20s and the early 30s. Root writes of Lindbergh's landing in Paris, the expatriate community of Montparnasse with such figures as Hemingway, Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Elliot Paul, as well as the events and places of the day that he saw through his work as a writer with The Daily Miracle: The Paris Edition.

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Swan, James.
The Northwest Coast. With an Introduction By W.A. Katz.
A Very Good plus tight copy in green cloth boards with light soiling to front board without dust jacket as issued. This copy is one of 1006 published copies but is not signed or numbered by the publisher Glen Adams. In 1852, James Swan settled for the first time in Washington, on the shore of Willapa Bay, then known as Shoalwater Bay. Swan lived on Shoalwater Bay until 1855. In 1857 he described the Bay and his experiences there in The Northwest Coast, Or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory, one of the earliest books about life in Washington. Swan learned the Chinook Jargon, a trade language that Northwest Coast Indians used to communicate between tribes and with non-Indians, as well as the Chehalis language the local Indians spoke among themselves. He spent long winter evenings conversing with the Indians and learning their history, legends, and way of life. The Northwest Coast includes detailed descriptions of Indian homes, crafts, hunting and fishing tools and techniques, religious ceremonies, songs, games, vocabularies of the Jargon and Chehalis languages, along with illustrations by Swan, who was an accomplished artist. The book also describes Swan's travels, often with Indian friends, around the Bay and its tributary rivers, to Chinook and Astoria on the Columbia River, and up the Pacific coast to Grays Harbor and the Quinault River. From Historylink.

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Tolkien, J. R. R.
The War of the Ring : The History of the Lord of the Rings (Pt. 3) (History of Middle-Earth Volume VIII). Edited by Christopher
A Fine tight copy in a Fine, bright unclipped dust jacket. In this third volume about the writing of "The Lord of the Rings" Christopher Tolkien begins with the Battle of Helm's Deep followed by an account of how Frodo, Sam and Gollum were finally brought to the Pass if Cirigh Ungol. Then comes the war in Gondor, and this volume ends with the parley between Gandalf and the ambassador of the Dark Lord before the Black Gate of Mordor.

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[Alaska History] Ballou, Martin M.
The New Eldorado: A Summer Journey to Alaska.
A Very Good plus copy with a small moisture spot to the front cover in brown cloth binding with gilt lettering and black ink illustration. The flyleaf is clipped on one corner. In the late 1800s, the author traveled from Massachusetts to Alaska just in time to catch the Gold Rush. This is his account of his travels and adventures with commentary on the native inhabitants, the Alaska culture and the prospectors who came in search of wealth and those who came looking for an escape.

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[Alaskana] Jordan, David Starr.
The Fur Seals and Fur-Seal Islands (Pribilof Islands) of the North Pacific Ocean. Two Volumes.
Both volumes are in Very Good plus condition bound in blue cloth. Northern fur seals have been a staple food of native northeast Asian and Alaskan Inuit peoples for thousands of years. The arrival of Europeans to Kamchatka and Alaska in the 17th and 18th centuries, first from Russia and later from North America, was followed by a highly extractive commercial fur trade. The commercial fur trade was accelerated in 1786, when Gavriil Pribylov discovered St. George Island, a key rookery of the seals. An estimated 2.5 million seals were killed from 1786 to 1867. This trade led to a decline in fur seal numbers. Restrictions were first placed on fur seal harvest on the Pribilof Islands by the Russians in 1834. Shortly after the United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867, the U.S. Treasury was authorized to lease sealing privileges on the Pribilofs, which were granted somewhat liberally to the Alaska Commercial Company. From 1870 to 1909, pelagic sealing proceeded to take a significant toll on the fur seal population, such that the Pribilof population, historically numbering on the order of millions of individuals, reached a low of 216,000 animals in 1912. Part One concerns: The History, Condition, and Needs of the Herd of Fur Seals Resorting to the Pribilof Islands; Part Two addresses: Observations on the Fur Seals of the Pribilof Islands 1872-1897 as extracted from the log of St. Paul Island, and as recorded in the daily journal of the commission of 1896 and 1897. Both volumes 606 pages. Numerous photographs and illustrations. Fully indexed.

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[Alaskana] Stuck, Hudson.
Voyages on the Yukon and Its Tributaries: A Narrative of Summer Travel in the Interior of Alaska.
A Near Fine tight copy with a touch of edge wear to the spine. Blue cloth binding with gold stamped lettering on front board and spine. 397 pages with 48 plates, with two folding maps; the rear map has been repaired. Stuck was born in London, England in 1863 and died in 1920. He was an American missionary and explorer, who emigrated to the United States in 1885, graduated from the University of the South (1892), and was dean (18941904) of the Episcopal cathedral at Dallas, Texas. In 1905 he became archdeacon of the Yukon and spent the remainder of his life in Alaska. With three companions he accomplished the first ascent (1913) of Mt. McKinley, and he traveled extensively in Alaska writing comprehensive accounts of his explorations.

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[American Fur Trade] Dolin, Eric Jay.
Fur, Fortune, and Empire. The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, author Eric Jay Dolin chronicles the rise and fall of the fur trade of old, when the rallying cry was "get the furs while they last." Beavers, sea otters, and buffalos were slaughtered, used for their precious pelts that were tailored into extravagant hats, coats, and sleigh blankets. To read Fur, Fortune, and Empire then is to understand how North America was explored, exploited, and settled, while its native Indians were alternately enriched and exploited by the trade. As Dolin demonstrates, fur, both an economic elixir and an agent of destruction, became inextricably linked to many key events in American history, including the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812, as well as to the relentless pull of Manifest Destiny and the opening of the West.

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[American History] De Tocqueville, Alexis.
Democracy in America. The Henry Reeve Text as Revised By Francis Bowen.
Two Volume set in slipcase. Both volumes are Fine in Fine unclipped dust jackets in a Near Fine slipcase. First published in Paris in 1835 and reprinted many times in the 19th Century, but long out of print in this country until this edition. In this book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed had been occurring over the previous seven hundred years. In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont were sent by the French government to study the American prison system. They arrived in New York City in May of that year and spent nine months traveling the United States, studying the prisons, and collecting information on American society, including its religious, political, and economic character. "Democracy in America" has long been considered "one of the seminal sociological works of the 19th Century." Harold Laski writes in his foreward that it is "perhaps the greatest work ever written on one country by the citizen of another."

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[American Trails Series] Cushman, Dan.
The Great North Trail: America's Route of the Ages.
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear to the spine; no names or markings to the book or text. Author Cushman documents the development of the North American continent through the Great North route of migration between the Stanovoi Highlands of Siberia, across the land bridge to Alaska and then southward along the Rockies, Mexico and South America.

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[Art Deco] Kery, Patricia Frantz.
Art Deco Graphics.
A Fine copy in Fine dust jacket. Here is the first full-scale study of the dynamic graphic design created in the three decades before World War II, when economic and political upheaval mixed with a wild pursuit of gaiety, luxury, modernism, and elegance to produce a style that came to be known as Art Deco. Art Deco style grew in several distinct directions out of an extraordinarily rich cultural melting pot. Breaking sharply with its predecessor, Art Nouveau, Art Deco assimilated the ideas of the vibrant avant-garde art movements such as Cubism, Constructivism, and Futurism; the early modernist applied-arts groups like the Vienna Secession and Bauhaus; and the leading fashion designersóPaul Poiret, Coco Chanel, and others. A flavor of Orientalism from Diaghilev's sensational Ballets Russes; the influences of American jazz, primitive art, and Egyptian culture; and the new world of machines all contributed to the development of a design style that radically changed the way visual communication is perceived in most of the world. By the time the great Paris Exposition des Arts DÈcoratifs et Industriels Modernes opened in 1925, the masters of modern artóPicasso, LÈger, Kandinsky, and othersóhad transformed the graphic arts. Their visual tacticsóabstractions, multidirectional views, distortion, extreme contrasts, and striking color juxtapositionsówere put to use by a rising generation of brilliant graphic designers such as Cassandre, Jean Carlu, Herbert Bayer, and E.McKnight-Kauffer to create superb graphics for both commerce and social purposes. With chapters on posters, magazines, commercial design, books, and fashion and costume, Art Deco Graphics is both a sourcebook and an inspiration for designers, illustrators, art directors, photographers, scholars, collectors, and anyone interested in the graphic style of one of the most exciting periods in history. 476 illustrations, 248 in color.

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[Author Profile] Gerstenberger, Donna.
Richard Hugo (Western Writers Series, No. 59).
A Fine unread copy in illustrated paper wraps. This 47 paage monograph on the renown Northwest poet provides a biographical and critical overview of his life and work..

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[British Naval History] King, Dean with John B. Hattendorf, editors.
Every Man Will Do His Duty: An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson, 1793-1815.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. This collection of first hand reports features the voices of officers and seamen who fought and lived at sea during the French Revolutionary War (1993-1802), the Napoleonic War (1803-1815) and the War of 1812 (1812-1815). These true life stories inspired the fictional works of such popular writers as Patrick O'Brian, C.S. Forester and Alexander Kent.

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[Civil War Memoir] Sheridan, Philip H.
Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan.
A Fine bright and tight set in full sheep leather bindings with green and red spine labels fresh mylar protective jackets. Very uncommon in the leather binding. The gilt lettering is bright. Philip Sheridan was a Union general in the Civil War and his career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Grant transferred Sheridan from command of an infantry division in the Western Theater to lead the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the East. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war. In 1865, his cavalry pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee and was instrumental in forcing his surrender at Appomattox. Sheridan prosecuted the later years of the Indian Wars of the Great Plains. Both as a soldier and private citizen, he was instrumental in the development and protection of Yellowstone National Park. The general suffered a series of massive heart attacks two months after sending these memoirs to the publisher.

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[Civil War Memoir] Sheridan, Philip H.
Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan.
A Fine bright and tight set in fresh mylar protective jackets. The gilt lettering and cover decorations are bright. Philip Sheridan was a Union general in the Civil War and his career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Grant transferred Sheridan from command of an infantry division in the Western Theater to lead the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the East. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war. In 1865, his cavalry pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee and was instrumental in forcing his surrender at Appomattox. Sheridan prosecuted the later years of the Indian Wars of the Great Plains. Both as a soldier and private citizen, he was instrumental in the development and protection of Yellowstone National Park. The general suffered a series of massive heart attacks two months after sending these memoirs to the publisher.

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[Custer Archeology] Scott, Douglas D.
Uncovering History: Archaeological Investigations at the Little Bighorn.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. In Uncovering History, renowned archaeologist Douglas D. Scott offers a comprehensive account of investigations at the Little Bighorn, from the earliest collecting efforts to early-twentieth-century findings. When investigators recover these artifacts in a systematic manner, though, these items become a valuable source of clues for reconstructing battle events. Here Scott describes how detailed analysis of specific detritus at the Little Bighorn—such as cartridge cases, fragments of camping equipment and clothing, and skeletal remains—have allowed researchers to reconstruct and reinterpret the history of the conflict. In the process, he demonstrates how major advances in technology, such as metal detection and GPS, have expanded the capabilities of battlefield archaeologists to uncover new evidence and analyze it with greater accuracy. Through his broad survey of Little Bighorn archaeology across a span of 130 years, Scott expands our understanding of the battle, its protagonists, and the enduring legacy of the battlefield as a national memorial.

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[Drug Literature] Farrere, Claude.
Black Opium.
A Very Good plus copy of this paperback original with one creased corner and a touch of rubbing to the extremities. The 17 tales in this collection delineate six periods in the history and use of opium and are said to bear comparison to James Joyces's "Dubliners." . Originally published in French in 1911, this edition is a facsimile of the first English translation by George Putnam published in 1929. This edition features Illustrations by Alexander King for that original English translation.

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[George A. Custer] Philbrick, Nathaniel.
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This is Nathaniel Philbrick's excellent account of the debacle at the Little Bighorn river in Montana in June 1876. Philbrick did his homework providing a plethora of first-hand accounts of those who participated and new information not available to previous volumes. A great read and rewarding in the research and all the chilling details.

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[Indian Medicine Men] Corlett, William Thomas M.D.
The Medicine-Man of the American Indian and His Cultural Background.
A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light age soiling. The author of this volume is a distinguished dermatologist who has selected as a hobby the life and culture of the American Indian. While the title of his book is "The Medicine-Man," the book is in no sense of the word a medical book, for it must be understood that the medicine-man of the Indian was much more the priest than he was the physician. Thus it becomes necessary for Dr. Corlett to discuss the origin and culture of the Indian medicine-men and priests of the various North American and South American tribes. Then he devotes one section of his book to child bearing, and another to foods and materia medica of the Indians. The book is beautifully printed and handsomely illustrated, supplemented by a good bibliography and an index, and all together is a fine volume as a gift to any one whose interest lies in our aboriginal peoples.

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[Industrial Design] Wilson, Richard G.; Pilgrim, Dianne H.; Tashjian, Dickran.
The Machine Age in America, 1918-1941.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. This large-format book is published in conjunction with a current exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Far more than just a catalog, the book studies in depth the reciprocal influences of American technology and art. In this context, several chapters discuss subjects such as industrial machines, landscapes, transportation, and architecture. Attention is given to designers such as Loewy and Bel Geddes who considered industrial design as a new art form. The machine age was also an inspiration for both abstract and realistic artists. Liberally illustrated, with photographs and reproductions on almost every page.

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[Klondike Gold Rush] Bronson, William; Reinhardt, Richard.
The Last Grand Adventure. The Story of the Klondike Gold Rush & the Opening of Alaska.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine, unclipped dust jacket. Alaska! The Yukon! The Klondike! This volume documents the whole glorious story of the great gold hunt in the last decade of the 19th century, with more than 500 rare photographs. Authors Bronson and Reinhardt document the complete story of the monumental gold discovery in Alaska beginning with the gold-laden schooner Excelsior in San Francisco the summer of 1897 to the wind down of the stampede in 1899. Fully illustrated with more than 500 black and white photographs of the era.

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[Lewis & Clark Expedition] .
The Lewis and Clark Journals: An American Epic of Discovery. Edited with an Introduction by Gary E. Moulton.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Moulton has edited the expedition journals into a riveting account that blends the narrative highlights if this definitive Nebraska edition. "For the first time the voices of the enlisted men and of the Native Americans are heard alongside the word of the captains." Contains new maps and illustrations. 413 pages with an index.

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[Lewis & Clark Expedition] Gass, Patrick.
The Journals of Patrick Gass: Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Edited and Annotated by Carol Lynn MacGregor.
A Near Fine copy with a touch of soiling to the foredge in a Fine dust jacket. Sergeant Patrick Gass was one of the few members of the Lewis and Clark expedition to keep a continuous log of the entire epic journey. His simple and direct wrIting style, along with his emphasis on the daily activities of the trip, made Gass's journal more accessible to the general reader than other firsthand accounts and revealed the optimistic spirit of the expedition. In this new edition, Carol MacGregor's thorough annotation of the journal and the inclusion of Gass's recently discovered personal account ledger lend new insight into the life and work of PatrIck Gass. The Journals of Patrick Gass represents a significant contribution to the study of the Lewis and Clark expedition, essential for everyone interested in the history of Western expansion.

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[Lewis & Clark] Morris, Larry E.
The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers after the Expedition.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. In 1806 the Lewis & Clark Expedition came to an end but for the thirty-three members of the Corps their days of exploration and adventure were not over. Many of the explorers could not resist the call of the wild and their unquenchable thirst for adventure led members to the War of 1812, the Civil War, and the opening of the transcontinental railroad. The author through exhaustive reserch tells the stories of the men and one woman who opened the American West.

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[Lewis and Clark] Tubbs, Stephanie Ambrose with Clay Straus Jenkinson.
The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery.
A Near Fine copy with a remainder dot to the bottom edge in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. never did find the fabled Northwest Passage, but over twenty-eight months, the Corps of Discovery traveled more than eight thousand miles through eleven future states, named scores of places and rivers, met with many Native American tribes, and wrote the first descriptions of heretofore unknown plants and animals. By the end of their trip, Lewis and Clark had navigated and named two thirds of the American continent. This book contains over five hundred lively and fascinating entries on everything from the members of the expedition and the places they went to the weapons and tools, trade goods, and medicines they carried, along with the food and amusements that sustained them.

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[Literary Criticism] Geismar, Maxwell.
Rebels and Ancestors. 1890-1915: An Age of Intellectual Liberation reflected in the American Novel.
A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket with some edgewear to spine and shallow chipping to edges. A "Complimentary Copy" slip from the publisher tipped in on the front paste down. In this critical study of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Jack London, Ellen Glasgow and Thoedore Dreiser, Maxwell Geismar covers the years of ferment between 1890 and 1915, a period of changing trends and attitudes and of intellectual liberation as illustrated in the works and lives of these five authors. These are solid and definitive studies of significant writers and of the shifting facets if their temperaments, the central themes of their work and the conflicts of the environment..

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[Literary Criticism] Geismar, Maxwell.
Rebels and Ancestors: A Critical Study.
A Fine tight copy in a Very Good Plus, price clipped dust jacket with some age darkening to spine. In this critical study of Frank Norris, Stephen Crane, Jack London, Ellen Glasgow and Thoedore Dreiser, Maxwell Geismar covers the years of ferment between 1890 and 1915, a period of changing trends and attitudes and of intellectual liberation as illustrated in the works and lives of these five authors. These are solid and definitive studies of significant writers and of the shifting facets if their temperaments, the central themes of their work and the conflicts of the environment..

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[Little Bighorn Battle] Scott, Douglas D., P. Willey, and Melissa A Connor .
They Died with Custer. Soldiers' Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. Dead men tell no tales, and the soldiers who rode and died with George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn have been silent statistics for more than a hundred years. By blending historical sources, archaeological evidence, and painstaking analysis of the skeletal remains, the authors reconstruct biographies of many of the individual soldiers, identifying age, height, possible race, state of health, and the specific way each died. They also link reactions to the battle over the years to shifts in American views regarding the appropriate treatment of the dead.

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[Modern Art] Greenough, Sarah et al.
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. Greenough, curator of photographs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, arranged the exhibit there that focused on the role of photographer Alfred Stieglitz as a promoter of modern art in the United States. This book complements the exhibit, featuring essays by Greenough and other scholars on the New York galleries that Stieglitz operated as showcases for modern painting, sculpture, and photography during the first three decades of the 20th century. Greenough's book is successful in explaining the importance of the galleries, which made European art available to Americans while also revealing the talents of modern American painters, photographers, and sculptors. Most of the essays focus on the artists who exhibited in Stieglitz's galleries, e.g., Picasso, O'Keeffe, Matisse, and Strand. The research and documentation in this volume are exemplary, and the high-quality photographic reproductions are well chosen.

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[Native American Spirituality] Storm, Hyemeyohsts.
Seven Arrows.
A Near Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. This is the first book about the ancient ways of the Plains Indians to be written entirely by an Indian. A heartbreaking story of victory, defeat, and of a spiritual search in a profane world, this is the story of Night Bear and his people. It is the tale of the land they cherish and the lives they hold sacredStorm is a member of the Northern Cheyenne who learned from childhood the Sun Dance, the Medicine Wheel and was trained to be a Shield Maker and a member of the brotherhood of the Shield.

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[Native American Spirituality] Storm, Hyemeyohsts.
Song of Heyoehkah.
A Near Fine copy in illustrated paperback binding. In this second novel by the best-selling author of SEVEN ARROWS, Little Wolf, a follower of the Old Way, is the sole survivor of a village massacre. As he travels, his adventures mirror an inner search along the hidden pathways of the mind and heart. Estchimah is a female shaman. Her path to self-discovery leads through dazzling worlds of natural beauty, dream landscapes, and the borderlands where these spheres overlap. SONG OF HEYOEKHAH is a Vision Quest, a search for meaning, harmony, and balance that returns the reader to "the time of the Medicine Ways," "the place of imagination," and the very heart of human nature, in a compelling, unforgettable, and magical reading experience.

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[Natural History] fRice, Dr. Tony .
Voyages of Discovery. Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Voyages of Discovery records some of the most significant and remarkable discoveries in the history of natural science exploration, documenting major advances and watershed moments in the past three centuries. Each piece of artwork -- rare drawings and beautiful color illustrations, photographs and maps -- many of which have never been seen before, was handpicked from the vast archives of the Natural History Museum in London.Entwined with all the images are the fascinating stories behind them, of brave and fearless explorers, naturalists, artists, photographers, cartographers -- or all these at once -- who were driven to understand the world around them and expand the limits of human knowledge.

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[Nautical History] Wing, Robert C. with Gordon Newell.
Peter Puget. Lieutenant on the Vancouver Expedition, fighting British naval officer, the man for whom Puget Sound was named.
A Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket with some crinkling to the laminate in the rear panel. The book is an essential reference for readers interested in seafaring novels about the Royal Navy during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It is the biography of Rear Admiral Peter Puget, covering his entire naval career from the time he was a midshipman (starting at the age of 12 in 1778) serving in the West Indies during the American Revolution, to his final assignment as Naval Commissioner in India, with details of his final days in England, and some details on his children. A large segment of the book deals with Puget's service as second lieutenant aboard His Majesty's sloop Discovery under the command of George Vancouver during that ship's voyage to the northwest coast of North America (1791-1795). It provides valuable insight into that voyage and the personality of Captain George Vancouver (Vancouver had served with Captain James Cook on both his second and third voyages). Lieutenant Puget was promoted to lieutenant at the age of 25 . The voyage of the Discovery started out soon after the mutiny aboard the H.M.S. Bounty, with the result that a consort, the armed tender Chatham under the command of Lieutenant William Robert Broughton, was sent to accompany the Discovery. George Vancouver and William Bligh had served together on Captain Cook's third voyage, Bligh being the sailing master. There is no doubt that the mutiny on the Bounty influenced Vancouver's attitudes towards his officers and men.

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[Northwest Exploration] Wood, Robert L.
Men, Mules & Mountains: Lt. O'Neil's Olympic Expeditions.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket . This is the story of Lieutenant Joseph P. O'Neil of the Fourteenth Infantry and his two reconnaissance expeditions in 1885 and later in 1890 into the Olympic Mountain Range in Northwest Washington State, with much of the account based on the hand-written account kept by Private Harry Fisher. Fisher's account puts the military expedition on a much more personal level regarding the hardships and difficulties as well as some of the humor that made the endeavor bearable. There are forty illustrations and photographs and twenty-one maps.

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[Northwest Exploration] Wood, Robert L.
Men, Mules & Mountains: Lt. O'Neil's Olympic Expeditions.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket . This is the story of Lieutenant Joseph P. O'Neil of the Fourteenth Infantry and his two reconnaissance expeditions in 1885 and later in 1890 into the Olympic Mountain Range in Northwest Washington State, with much of the account based on the hand-written account kept by Private Harry Fisher. Fisher's account puts the military expedition on a much more personal level regarding the hardships and difficulties as well as some of the humor that made the endeavor bearable. There are forty illustrations and photographs and twenty-one maps.

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[Northwest Exploration] Wood, Robert L.
Men, Mules & Mountains: Lt. O'Neil's Olympic Expeditions.
A Near Fine copywith previous owner stamp on the front flyleaf in a Very Good plus bright unclipped dust jacket with two internally repaired closed edge tears. This is the story of Lieutenant Joseph P. O'Neil of the Fourteenth Infantry and his two reconnaissance expeditions in 1885 and later in 1890 into the Olympic Mountain Range in Northwest Washington State, with much of the account based on the hand-written account kept by Private Harry Fisher. Fisher's account puts the military expedition on a much more personal level regarding the hardships and difficulties as well as some of the humor that made the endeavor bearable. There are forty illustrations and photographs and twenty-one maps.

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[Northwest History] Denny, Arthur A.
Pioneer Days on Puget Sound.
A Fine copy in brown cloth binding. This is copy number 28 of only 519 copies published. of this facsimile reprint from the original 1888 edition. The original copy used for this publication belonged to Thomas W. Prosch (Prosch was a key early journalist, historian, and civic booster in Washington state).which was inscribed to him by Arthur A. Denny. (inscription in the original copy has been reproduced in facsimile for this edition). In this slim volume, Denny describes the early settling of Seattle as well as some of the first settlers and developers. The 1888 edition was reportedly printed in approximately 300 copies, none for sale, most which perished in publisher's office during the Great Seattle Fire of 1889.

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[Northwest History] Holm, Bill and George Irving Quimby.
Edward S. Curtis in the Land of the War Canoes. A Pioneer Cinematographer in the Pacific Northwest.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. In 1914, famed photographer of the Western Indians Edward Curtis made the first full-length motion picture of an aboriginal North American society. The film was a financial disaster and quickly fell into obscurity until 1940 when a damaged copy surfaced. The authors of this book restored the film in 1974. This book is a tribute to Curtis' genius. The authors spent nearly ten years restoring his film, and as they worked, they came to know well and respect the man behind the camera. Using much hitherto unpublished material - oral histories fromIndians who had worked with Curtis, and newly discovered records, correspondence, and photographs - they present Curtis as photographer, entrepreneur, ethnologist, and sometime family man. Their careful recording of the procedures they used ot restore the film is a valuable historical document in itself. It will be of interest to anthropologists, filmmakers and film historians, and all who admire Curtis' Indian photographs.

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[Northwest History] Howay, Frederick W., Editor.
Voyages of the "Columbia" to the Northwest Coast 1787-1790 and 1790-1793.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. This volume offers everything of value that is still extant relating to the first voyage of the Columbia and the Washington, 1787-1790, and the second voyage of the Columbia, 1790-1893. The pre-eminent source on the Columbia's voyages, this book includes John Boit's log, Robert Haswell's first and second logs, and John Hoskins' narrative.

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[Northwest History] Manring, B(enjamin) F.
Conquest of the Coeur D'Alenes, Spokans & Palouses. The Expeditions of Colonels E. J. Steptoe and George Wright Against the "No
A Very Good copy with age darkening to the spine and board edges. No dust jacket. Illustrated. In 1858, Colonel Steptoe led a detachment of 164 soldiers to the Washington Territory to engage local tribes but during what is called the Spokane–Coeur d'Alene–Paloos War, a combined force of about 1,000 Coeur d’Alenes, Spokanes, and Palouses attacked and defeated Steptoe at the Battle of Pine Creek. The battle, and the subsequent (successful) retreat, is also known as "the Steptoe Disaster." Author Manning has written a fine history of this event and circumstances that led up to it.

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[Northwest History] Meany, Edmond S.
Mount Rainier: A Record of Exploration.
A Very Good plus copy with previous owner inscription on the flyleaf in a blue cloth binding. Page 159 has offsetting from a newspaper clipping. This copy is signed by Meany.on the flyleaf. Edmond Meany could easily be called Washington State's original Renaissance man. Meany was born in Michigan in 1862 and came west to Seattle with his family in 1877. He enrolled at the University of Washington and graduated Valedictorian of his class in 1885. He later received his master’s degree. He worked in ther newspaper industry, served two terms in the legislature and became a professor history and forestry. At the age of 50 Meany took up climbing. In 1908 he joined and became president of the fledgling Mountaineers and served in that position until his death in 1935. Meany climbed Rainier as well as the state’s other four volcanoes and Mount Olympus. He was a dedicated historian with a strong interest in Washington State. He amassed a collection of historic documents and photographs and tirelessly lectured and wrote many books and articles on Northwest history. In 1916 his book, Mount Rainier, A Record of Exploration, was published which featured interviews and accounts of early explorers of the mountain, as well as a comprehensive section on place names. It is still considered among the best authoritative sources on Rainier.

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[Northwest History] Meany, Edmond S.
Vancouver's Discovery of Puget Sound. Portraits and Biographies of the Men Honored in the Naming of Geolographic Features of No
A Very Good plus tight copy in blue cloth with light rubbing to the edges and a few spots of foxing in the text Edmund S. Meany (1862-1935) was a professor of botany and history at the University of Washington and became a noted historian of Seattle and Washington state and Pacific Northwest Indian tribes, as well as the author of many histories of the region. He was a Washington state legislator for the 1891 and 1893 sessions. In 1906, Meany became editor of the short-lived Washington Magazine . From 1906 until his death, he served as managing editor of the journal Washington Historical Quarterly , the official publication of the Washington State Historical Society. He was also instrumental in bringing the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to the University's campus in 1909.

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[Northwest History] Meany, Edmond S.
Vancouver's Discovery of Puget Sound. Portraits and Biographies of the Men Honored in the Naming of Geolographic Features of No
A Very Good plus tight copy previous owners inscriptions on the flylfeaf and a bookplate on the pastedown in blue cloth with light rubbing to the spine and a few spots of foxing in the text Edmund S. Meany (1862-1935) was a professor of botany and history at the University of Washington and became a noted historian of Seattle and Washington state and Pacific Northwest Indian tribes, as well as the author of many histories of the region. He was a Washington state legislator for the 1891 and 1893 sessions. In 1906, Meany became editor of the short-lived Washington Magazine . From 1906 until his death, he served as managing editor of the journal Washington Historical Quarterly , the official publication of the Washington State Historical Society. He was also instrumental in bringing the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition to the University's campus in 1909.

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