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    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1997)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto light pink boards with blue lettering pictorial dust jacket (fine) Sandra Haarsager shows how women’s organizations in the Pacific Northwest became a major social force, imposing education, culture, and political reform to counter others’ vision of a Wild West.” -from the dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (2001)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated with photographs and graphics black cloth lettered in gilt on spine pictorial dust jacket (fine) “Black soldiers first entered the regular army ... in the summer of 1866 ... Military imperatives, limited manpower, and tight budgets demanded that the army equip, fee, clothe, house, and pay black and white soldiers equally ... black regulars helped impose order in the West ... Largely ignored by the country at the time, these men nevertheless helped open a door for black Americans into the nation’s public life” - from dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1999)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated with photographs and maps black cloth lettered in silver on spine pictorial dust jacket (fine) “The inclusion of the Ninth Cavalry and three other African American regiments in the post-Civil War army was one of the nation’s most problematic social experiments ... eventually, a number of dedicated officers created an elite and well-disciplined fighting unit that won the respect of all but the most racist whites ... the subjects of the biographies, whites and blacks alike, represent every facet of human nature” - from dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
    • OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, (1989)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, map end papers pictorial dust jacket (fine) “In early June 1774, a lone Spanish vessel, the 225-ton frigate Santiago, sailed from Monterey Bay on a mission of great importance and secrecy. Rumors of a Russian presence in Northwest America had helped spur Madrid five years earlier into launching a major effort to colonize Alta, or upper California. And now it was time to search the largely unknown coast stretching north as far as the sixtieth parallel for evidence of Russian settlements ... Six documents of the controversial voyag... continua a leggere
    • BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA, 2004
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Half folio Profusely illustrated with photographs by Charles B. Turrill. Large folding, colour facsimile map of “Map of the Central Portion of Napa Valley and the Town St. Helena” compiled by M.G. King, 1881, laid in at back original beige linen, oval black and white plate affixed to front cover, printed paper label on spine, pictorial endpapers “The Story: ... But grapevines and wineries do not tell the whole story, although, to be sure, wine had dominated the economy of Napa County ever since the Civil War. Napa Valley Heyday relates the entire story of Napa Valley’s settlement up to 1900... continua a leggere
    • OOAK KNOLL PRESS, 2016
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo original black cloth lettered in silver on spine, pictorial endpapes pictorial dust jacket (new) The title “A B C for Book-Collectors” is to be taken literally. This is an alphabet dictionary of words and phrases commonly used by all who have to do with book-collecting -many of which are likely to puzzle the novice. The book begins with “advance copy” and proceeds to “yapp, yapp edges” and “yellow-back”. Written by one of the greatest living [now deceased] authorities on book-collecting ... is a useful and highly entertaining companion, of unique value for collectors, novices, and wo... continua a leggere
    • D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 1890
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large Octavo Illustrated by R. T. Pritchett original green cloth lettered in gilt and dark green. Dark green, gold and red stamped cover and spine Covers greatly faded, some chipping to top and bottom of spine, cracking to cover at spine, one inch closed tear and ownership signature in ink on front free endpaper, slightly dust soiled continua a leggere
    • GEORGE W. JACOBS AND COMPANY, (1906)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 16mo Illustrated by Charles Copeland original brown decorated and cloth lettered in black hand-made moroon vinyl dust jacket Covers are greatly stained, dust soiling to text block not effecting text, front and back hinges cracked, at least one plate is detached yet present, ownership signature on front free endpaper continua a leggere
    • THE BOBBS-MERRILL COMPANY PUBLISHERS, (1941)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and photographs green cloth lettered in gilt “Will’s life coincided with the passing of the frontier, from the man on horseback to the man in the cockpit, and he had a role in it all as working cowboy, as witness to major changes in America, as performer on radio and in the movies, and as inveterate traveler by horse, train, ship, and airplane.” -from the Foreword Gilt is nearly gone, large ownership signature in green inl on front free endpaper, two green ink marks in text continua a leggere
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