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121 Mattes, Merrill J. The Great Platte River Road: The Covered Wagon Mainline Via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie
Nebraska State Historical Society 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969 Volume XXV. 583 pps. plus maps on endpapers and photo on frontispiece. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Pale blue textured cloth boards with marroon spine with gold stamping Near Fine.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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122 McCarthy, Charles H., Ph. D. Columbus and His Predecessors a Study of the Beginnings of American History
Philadelphia John Joseph McVey 1912 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Philadelphia: John Joseph McVey, 1912 224 pps. plus frontispiece with photograph. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Light brown cloth boards with darker brown type and graphics very good.. 2 minor stains on back cover. Knights of Columbus logo on front cover with the words: Souvenir, 8th June 1912.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4.25" x 6". First Edition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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123 McCullough, David G. The Great Bridge
Simon and Schuster 1972 0671212133 / 9780671212131 Stated First Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good + 
Simon and Schuster, 1972 Simon and Schuster, 1972 636 pp with index and bibliography. A B&W map of the East River and the bridge's location after the Author's Note plus numerous B&W illustrations throuout the text. Text is immaculate, completely unmarked. Blue cloth boards are clean and fresh with the slightest of bumping to corners. DJ is intact, clean and bright with a bit yellowed at extremities with a 1/2" chip missing near spine. In Mylar jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good +.. Stated First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good +. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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124 McPhee, John In Suspect Terrain
U.S.A. Farrar Straus & Giroux 1983 0374176507 / 9780374176501 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1983 210 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Geologic time scale on endpapers. Dust jacket shows slight tanning to top edge, otherwise bright and undamaged.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Slave Boy the True Story of a White Boy Raised as a Slave, Yet Rose from the Depths of Despair to True Fulfillment, Megill, Harold R.
125 Megill, Harold R. The Slave Boy the True Story of a White Boy Raised as a Slave, Yet Rose from the Depths of Despair to True Fulfillment
New York Exposition Press 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Fair Poor Signed
New York: Exposition Press, 1969 New York: Exposition Press, 1969 157 pp Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library card pocket on rear endpaper and library stamp on title page. Signed by author on front endpaper. Red cloth boards with gold-stamped titles have a fairly unobtrusive water stain on front board. Dust jacket is pretty shabby. Now encased in protective mylar wrapper. By Author on Flyleaf. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Poor. Ex-Library.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition.. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Two-Block Fox The Rise of the Aircraft Carrier, 1911 - 1929, Melhorn, Charles
126 Melhorn, Charles Two-Block Fox The Rise of the Aircraft Carrier, 1911 - 1929
Annapolis, Md Naval Institute Press 1974 0870217089 / 9780870217081 Hardcover Near Fine Good Signed
Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1974 181 pp with index and extensive bibliography. With dedication by the author to Dorris Johnson ( actress - "The Grapes of Wrath, "Drums Along the Mohawk, ") "From a naval aviator, at least, who knows that arrogance can be a humbling experience!" Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black boards are square and undamaged, DJ is intact but lightly soiled, in mylar jacket.. Dedication By Author. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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127 Melhorn, Charles Two-Block Fox The Rise of the Aircraft Carrier, 1911 - 1929
Annapolis, Md Naval Institute Press 1974 0870217089 / 9780870217081 Hardcover Near Fine Good Signed
Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1974 Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1974 181 pp with index and extensive bibliography. With dedication by the author to Dorris Johnson ( actress - "The Grapes of Wrath, "Drums Along the Mohawk, ") "From a naval aviator, at least, who knows that arrogance can be a humbling experience!" Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black boards are square and undamaged, DJ is intact but lightly soiled, in mylar jacket. Dedication By Author. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good.. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Hawaii ".Wish You Were Here.", Miller, Ray and Jo
128 Miller, Ray and Jo Hawaii ".Wish You Were Here."
Avalon, CA Evergreen Press 1994 0913056146 / 9780913056141 First Printing. Paperback Near Fine 
Avalon, CA: Evergreen Press, 1994 96 pp, 175 color illustrations. Post card views of Hawaii from the early twentieth century. Book is "as new," save for very slight shelfwear.. First Printing.. Large Format Soft Cover. Near Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 9.75 USD
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Those Who Have Gone Before Us (Mitchell Family Geneology), Mitchell, Virginia D.
129 Mitchell, Virginia D. Those Who Have Gone Before Us (Mitchell Family Geneology)
Wyndotte, OK 2000 Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published 
Wyndotte, OK, 2000 Wyndotte, OK, 2000 312 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Genealogy of the Mitchell and Femson families of Oklahoma. Text is clean, tight snd unmarked. Dark green leatherette boards with a gold-stamped tree and titles are "as new.". Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket as Published. 8.5" x 11". Privately Printed.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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American Excursion (Douglas Fairbanks' bookplate), Morpurgo, J.E.
130 Morpurgo, J.E. American Excursion (Douglas Fairbanks' bookplate)
London The Cresset Press 1949 1st Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket Signed
London: The Cresset Press, 1949 London: The Cresset Press, 1949 255 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. Bookplate of Doug Fairbanks on front pastedown. Green cloth boards are intact, clean, rubbed at extremities with slight discoloring along spine. ASSOCIATION BOOKPLATE. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6" x 9".. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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131 Morris, Charles Finding the North Pole By Cook April 21, 1908 and Perry April 6,1909
W.E. Scull 1909 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Published 
W.E. Scull, 1909 W.E. Scull, 1909 448 pp with B&W illustrations. More than just the tale of the Cook-Perry controversy, this book detail a history of American and European Arctic and Antarctic exploration up through Shackleton's first expedition in search of the South Pole. Text is clean and unmarked, the last book starting but holding. The decorative boards with a gold-stamped title and a stamped map of the Arctic with American flag superemposed show their age but are holding fast. Spine is faded, corners are bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Published.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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132 Murchison, William J. Tales from the Oil Patch
Albuquerque Murchison Drilling Schools 2003 Hardcover Good Good 
Albuquerque: Murchison Drilling Schools, 2003 Albuquerque: Murchison Drilling Schools, 2003 209 pp Both text and DJ have a slight moisture ripple but no discoloration, otherwise text is clean and tight and unmarked. Bill Murchison has more than fifty years of experience in the drilling industry. He has worked all over the world and in some of the most difficult drilling areas. During his career, Bill has collected case histories and stories that are not only interesting, but more importantly, they instruct us. The Tales From The Oil Patch teach us about life in the oil patch, perils in the oil patch, effective communication, drilling principles, and many other topics. ". Hard Cover. Good/Good. Privately Printed.. Hardcover. Good/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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A History of Josephine County, Oregon, Murphy, Martha Arman (Editor)
133 Murphy, Martha Arman (Editor) A History of Josephine County, Oregon
Oregon The Josephine County Historical Society 1988 Hardcover As New No Jacket as Published 
Oregon: The Josephine County Historical Society, 1988 Oregon: The Josephine County Historical Society, 1988 304 pp with B&W photo illustrations throughout. Maps on endpapers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dark red leatherette boards with gold-stamped titles and gold-stamped seal of the Josephine County Historical Society on front board are clean and undamaged. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket as Published. Quarto.. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Cable Car Daze in San Francisco, Murray, Justin
134 Murray, Justin Cable Car Daze in San Francisco
James Ladd Delkin 1947 1st Edition. Hardcover Fair Poor 
James Ladd Delkin, 1947 Unpaginated. A diatribe pro cablecars and against buses. Tex is clean, tight, unmarked, sunned. Beige paper boards with a pastedown on front have a chip missing at base of spine. DJ is in two pieces, now in protective mylar. Size: Slender Octavo. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Fair/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Ballistic Missles in the United States Air Force 1945 -1960, Neufield, Jacob
135 Neufield, Jacob Ballistic Missles in the United States Air Force 1945 -1960
Office of Air Force History 1989 Paperback Very Good 
Office of Air Force History, 1989 409 pp with B&W photos in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for previous owner's name on title page. Covers are clean, bright, undamaged.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Selection of Primary Sources for the History of Pharmacy in the United States: Books and Trade Catalogs from the Colonial Period to 1940, Nydia M. King
136 Nydia M. King A Selection of Primary Sources for the History of Pharmacy in the United States: Books and Trade Catalogs from the Colonial Period to 1940
U.S.A. American Institute of the History of Pharmacy 1987 0931292166 / 9780931292163 Paperback Fine 
U.S.A.: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1987 U.S.A.: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1987 123 pp Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean and undamaged. Trade Paperback. Fine.. Paperback. Fine. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Unembarrassed Muse: The Popular Arts Inn America, Nye, Russel B.
137 Nye, Russel B. The Unembarrassed Muse: The Popular Arts Inn America
New York Dial Press 1970 First Printing. Hardcover Very Good Poor 
New York: Dial Press, 1970 497 pp with B&W plates. A comprehensive history of American literature and entertainment for mass consumption: fiction ( including westerns, detective novels and science fiction), the pulps, comic books and comic strips, popular music, radio, television and movies. tell the histories of the great comic book characters, the heyday of radio melodrama, Elvis and the Beatles. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, The blue boards are a place where the sun has never shone. DJ is tattered but contained in a mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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138 Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma History Center, & Tulsa Historical Societ Long Road to Liberty; Oklahoma's African American History and Culture
: Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Departmen 2000 Paperback Fine 
: Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Departmen, 2000 74 pp with color and B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Large Format Softcover. Fine. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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139 Pence, Mary Lou The Laramie Story
Wyoming Self-published 1981 4th Printing Paperback Very Good Signed
Wyoming: Self-published, 1981 43 pps. plus map illustrations on both front and back covers. B/W photographs throughout. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked on off-white paper. Off-white cover with illustration printed in brown near fine. Short black mark across top of pages and light date stamp with price on title page. Signed, self published booklet by a Wyoming author.. By Author. 4th Printing. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. 6.75" X 9.75". Booklet. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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140 Pence, Mary Lou The Laramie Story
Wyoming Self-Published 1981 4th Printing Paperback Very Good Signed
Wyoming: Self-Published, 1981 43 pps. plus map illustrations on both front and back covers. B/W photographs throughout. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked on off-white paper. Off-white cover with illustration printed in brown near fine. Short black mark across top of pages and light date stamp with price on title page. Signed, self published booklet by a Wyoming author.. By Author. 4th Printing. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. 6.75" X 9.75". Booklet. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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