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Land of Savagery, Land of Promise : The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century, Billington, Ray A.
1 Billington, Ray A. Land of Savagery, Land of Promise : The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century
Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1985 0806119292 / 9780806119298 Soft cover Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Oklahoma Press, 1985, first printing. In good condition, cover edgewear. America was both a land of savagery, where personal justice ruled and life was of brief duration, and a land of promise, where prosperity and liberty awaited Europe's downtrodden. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Shoal of Time : A History of the Hawaiian Islands, Daws, Gavan
2 Daws, Gavan Shoal of Time : A History of the Hawaiian Islands
Honolulu, HI, U.S.A. University of Hawaii Press 1974 0824803248 / 9780824803247 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Hawaii Press, 1974. In very good condition, light staining on bottom of outside book pages. Starting with the Western discovery of the islands in 1778, on through the days of whalers, the missionary period, the plantation era with its vast numbers of Oriental immigrants, to the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, annexation by the US and on to statehood. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Anything Can Happen, George & Helen Papashvily
3 George & Helen Papashvily Anything Can Happen
Hardcover Good Fair Book 
Small hardcover. Harper Bros, 1945. In good condition, name on front fly leaf, pages slightly yellowing. DJ is fair, covered in brodart. The adventures of a Russian who became an American in a land where anything can happen. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Okay, Nelwyn., Hazel B Mitchell
4 Hazel B Mitchell Okay, Nelwyn.
0962715107 / 9780962715105 Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Trade paperback. Bethcourt Publishers, 1990. In very good condition, SIGNED by the author. A collection of stories, poems and letters. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Voice of the Coyote, J. Frank Dobie
5 J. Frank Dobie The Voice of the Coyote
0803250509 / 9780803250505 Soft cover Good Book 
Trade paperback, ex-library. Bison, 1961. In good condition, usual library markings. This book is not only filled with facts about coyotoes, but anectodes from the pioneers and old trappers who lived with them. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
America Goes to Press, Headlines of the Past, Laurence Greene
6 Laurence Greene America Goes to Press, Headlines of the Past
Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Garden City Publishing, 1938. In good condition, pages yellowing, address stamp marked out on front and back fly leaf. By Laurence Greene. The history of the United States as reported in the newspapers of the day from the Boston Tea Party to the World War. (Boards are actually gray, not the color shown in the scan.) 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692, Leon Bonfanti
7 Leon Bonfanti The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692
Soft cover Good Book 
Small softcover. Pride Publications, 1971. In good condition, minor cover soiling, some staining at top of outside bookpages, interior pages toning. New England and the witch trials. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
They Called Her the Baroness: The Life of Catherine De Hueck Doherty, Lorene Duquin
8 Lorene Duquin They Called Her the Baroness: The Life of Catherine De Hueck Doherty
Staten Island, New York, U.S.A. Alba House 1995 0818907533 / 9780818907531 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Alba House, 1995, first. In very good condition. Foreword by Father John Castor. Was she a saint or a charlatan? 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Paddle-Wheel Days in California, MacMullen
9 MacMullen Paddle-Wheel Days in California
Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, no dj. Stanford University Press, third printing, 1945. In good+ condition, ex-library. Illustrated by the author. With 21 sets of photographs and 5 appendices. A very impressive book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
I'll Take the Back Road, Marguerite Wolf
10 Marguerite Wolf I'll Take the Back Road
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Stephen Greene Press, 1975, first edition. In very good condition. A story of country living in Vermont and how she was converted. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
A Short Story of the Life of Morris "Buck" Evans, Morris "Buck" Evans
11 Morris "Buck" Evans A Short Story of the Life of Morris "Buck" Evans
Soft cover Good Book 
Spiral bound, self-published. November, 1970. In good condition, ex-library, piece of front cover missing. Biography of a man who was born in the cornbelt country, who grew up in wheat country, lived for a time on the west coast, and then for almost 35 years in the southwest. This is his story, typed by his agriculture class. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Pineapple in Hawaii, Nell B Elder
12 Nell B Elder Pineapple in Hawaii
Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover. Hawaii Economical Education Series, Instructional Booklet No, 3, fifth printing, 1964. In very good condition, school name stamped on front cover, some cover soiling. An historical look at pineapple processing in Hawaii. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk, Robert Hastings
13 Robert Hastings A Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Southern Illinois University, 1973, second printing. In very good condition, with a good DJ, has sun lightened spine and some cover missing on back cover. A boy's view of the great Depression. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
At Home in the Heart of Alaska : Modern Day Pioneers, Shoffner, Pat K.
14 Shoffner, Pat K. At Home in the Heart of Alaska : Modern Day Pioneers
Markham, ON, Canada Thomas Allen & Son, Limited 1990 0910259070 / 9780910259071 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Woman's Times Publishing, 1990. In near fine condition. Modern day pioneers. Homesteading in Alaska's interior. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Handful of Thumbs and Two Left Feet : Sam Venable's Best Outdoor Stories, Venable, Sam
15 Venable, Sam A Handful of Thumbs and Two Left Feet : Sam Venable's Best Outdoor Stories
Knoxville, TN, U.S.A. Knoxville News-Sentinel Company, Incorporated 1985 0961565608 / 9780961565602 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Knoxville News Sentinel, 1985. In near fine condition. Sam Venable's best outdoor stories. 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
Roan Mountain : A Passage of Time, Wilson, Jennifer
16 Wilson, Jennifer Roan Mountain : A Passage of Time
Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A. John F. Blair Publisher 1991 0895870827 / 9780895870827 Soft cover Good Book 
Trade paperback. John F. Blair, 1991. In good condition. 6,285 feet high on the Tennessee-North Carolina border. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Ozark Hillbilly Lingo Dictionary, Zeek Zinderman
17 Zeek Zinderman Ozark Hillbilly Lingo Dictionary
Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover. Quill Print, 1972, fifth edition. In near fine condition. Hill Latin is real old Ozark hillfolk tawk. It comes from old Elizabethan English - a bit of the Old South mixed with a Texas twang and mellowed in the Ozark woods. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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