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1 200 Years Hawkins County: Hawkins County Picture Album (1776-1976)
Rogersville, TN East Tennessee Printing Co. 1976 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Diagonal crease, small closed tear to the front cover. Would have graded "fine" otherwise. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 165 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 500 Jahre Wiener Stephansdom 1433-1933
Wein Allg Deutscher Katholikentag 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Rubbed at the corners. Owner's inscription (dated 1945) on the fep. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho. January 1898
Silver City, Idaho The Owyhee Avalance 1898 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lightly rubbed at the edges. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 141+ads+index pages 
Price: 600.00 USD
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4 A Lady of Rare Metal Deborah Drake-Brockman; Dr. Butler Murphy
Australia Tantalite Limited 1949 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
"this essay is to outline the activities of Dr. Buller Murphy in developing the rare mineral resources of australia in the outback." ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 A Military Review of Wayne County Kentucky
Monticello, KY Wayne County Historical Society 1999 Plastic comb binding Fine 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 A Pictorial Review of the 1948 Columbia River Flood
Longview, WA Columbia Publishing Co. 1948 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 18 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 A Souvenir of Aberdeen; the Railroad Hub of the Dakotas
Aberdeen, SD J. F. Kelley & Co. 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Appears to be "fine", but the inner hinges have been repaired (& not by me....). ; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 125.00 USD
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8 A Testimonial to Rolla Wells from Fellow Citizens, Southern Hotel, April the Fourteenth, Nineteen Hundred and Nine
St. Louis 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Printed on very heavy paper with transluscent embossed sheets over each page. Old price, upper right corner of the title page in red pencil, and another on the facing endpaper. A "hail and fairwell" to the outgoing mayor, as far as I can tell. Includes a fancy menu for the meeting, lists of attendees, printed speeches, etc. An interesting bit of St. Louis history. Bound in green cloth, with the owner's name lower right. Just a bit of rubbing to the corners. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 125.00 USD
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9 Acts, Resolutions and Memorials of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Arizona Session Begun on the Twenty-First Day of January, A. D. 1889
Prescott, AZ Office of the Courier 1889 First Edition; First Printing Disbound Good+ 
Binding copy, having been removed from a larger book. The book is very good + to fine, but there is no binding. As-is. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 After the Covered Wagons: Recollections of Russell C. and Ellis S. Dement Reprinted from the Oregon Historical Quarterly, Volume LXIII, Number 1; March, 1962
Portland, Oregon Oregon Historical Society Press 1962 1st Thus Hardcover Fine 
Inscribed on the fep by "Cecil and Ellis Dement". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Album Containing 21 Original Postcards of the Great Kanto Earthquake, Showing Tokyo and Yokohama
Japan N.D. First Edition Album Near Fine 
The postcards are very good + to fine, and are printed in Japan. The album is just a series of accordian folded pages, with no front or back. ; Oblong 48mo 3" - 4" tall; 21 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Album of Sutro Heights, San Francisco, California
N.D. Flexible cloth Fair 
Contains only 16 pages (of 24) . The cover and the 4 pages of text are very good to fine. Would be good to repair another damaged copy. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 An Illustrated History of Kilickitat, Yakima and Kittitas Counties, with an Outline of the Early History of the State of Washington
Evansville, IN Unigraphic, Inc. 1977 Reprint Hardcover Very Good 
This is the reprint, done in 1977, by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society, of the original published in 1904 by the Interstate Publishing Company. Usual xlib marks. It would otherwise grade near-fine to fine. ; Ex-Library; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 125 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
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14 An Illustrated History of the State of Idaho, Containing a History of the State of Idaho from the Earliest Period of its Discovery to the Present Time, Etc. Idaho, Gem of the Mountains.
Chicago The Lewis Publishing Co. 1899 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Bound in full leather, the front hinge is separating on the outside, and the spine label is missing. The first pages (through 16) are very rubbed and worn. I am guessing they came loose and have been reinserted. I found one other page with a closed tear, but the balance of the contents are near-fine to fine. An very good reading copy of a scarce book. As-is. ; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 726 pages 
Price: 750.00 USD
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15 An Outline History of Tioga and Bradford Counties in Pennsylvania, Chemung, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins & Schuyler in New York, by Townships, Villages, Boro's and Cities Written Expressly for the Gazette Company, for a Premium to Subscribers of the Weekly Gazette & Free Press
Elmira, NY The Gazette Company 1885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Spots of soil on the front cover. Covers are intact, and very good to very good +. The book has become disbound, but would be easily reglued. The contents are very good to fine. I resisted the temptation to reglue it. Better left alone. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 283 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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16 Annals of the Holy Childhood for the Redemption of the Children of Infidels. 3 Issues: #179, July 1884 under the Patronage of Cardinal Chigi; #183, March 1885, Patronage of Cardinal Mccloskey; #202, May 1888, Patronage of His Holiness, Pope Leo XIII
NY 1885, 1888 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Issues 179 &183 are near fine to fine, issue 202 is very good - with chipping & wrinkling to the wraps. Each issue contains letters from missions around the world. Price is for both issues. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 50 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Annual Catalogue of Elizabeth Aull Female Seminary, At Lexington, MO. ; 1868-1869
Lexington, MO Julian, Allen & Co. 1868 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Covers are lightly worn, with a pencil note at the top front. Vertical crease in the center of the catalog, with slight separation at the bottom of the front cover along the crease. Still, a nice example of a very scarce bit of ephemera. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Annual Report of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia for the Year Ended June 30, 1895
Washington, D. C. Gpo 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Covers soiled, page edges dusty. Binding feels a bit loose (front inner hinge starting to crack). Not bad for such a thick book. The 7 large folding maps in the back don't look as if they have ever been unfolded. Various folding charts & plates in the text. ; Thick Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1432+maps pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
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19 Annual Report of the Director of the Mint, for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1910
Washington, D. C. Gpo 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Bound in three-quarter leather. Moderate shelf wear. All the hinges are intact, contents are very good to fine. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 310 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Annual Report of the Director of the Mint, for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1910 Treasury Department, Document No. 2602
Washington, D. C. Gpo 1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Bound in three-quarter leather. Edges rubbed. Contents "fine", very clean & tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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