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A Handful of Thumbs and Two Left Feet : Sam Venable's Best Outdoor Stories

By: Venable, Sam

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, U.S.A., Knoxville News-Sentinel Company, Incorporated, 1985


Trade paperback. Knoxville News Sentinel, 1985. In near fine condition. Sam Venable's best outdoor stories. View more info

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A Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk

By: Robert Hastings

Price: $10.00


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. View more info

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A Short Story of the Life of Morris "Buck" Evans

By: Morris "Buck" Evans

Price: $10.00


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. View more info

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America Goes to Press, Headlines of the Past

By: Laurence Greene

Price: $10.00


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.) View more info

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Anything Can Happen

By: George & Helen Papashvily

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0


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. View more info

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At Home in the Heart of Alaska : Modern Day Pioneers

By: Shoffner, Pat K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Markham, ON, Canada, Thomas Allen & Son, Limited, 1990


Trade paperback. Woman's Times Publishing, 1990. In near fine condition. Modern day pioneers. Homesteading in Alaska's interior. View more info

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I'll Take the Back Road

By: Marguerite Wolf

Price: $8.00


Hardcover. Stephen Greene Press, 1975, first edition. In very good condition. A story of country living in Vermont and how she was converted. View more info

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Land of Savagery, Land of Promise : The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century

By: Billington, Ray A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press, 1985


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. View more info

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Okay, Nelwyn.

By: Hazel B Mitchell

Price: $20.00

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. Bethcourt Publishers, 1990. In very good condition, SIGNED by the author. A collection of stories, poems and letters. View more info

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Ozark Hillbilly Lingo Dictionary

By: Zeek Zinderman

Price: $10.00


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. View more info

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Paddle-Wheel Days in California

By: MacMullen

Price: $15.00


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. View more info

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Pineapple in Hawaii

By: Nell B Elder

Price: $15.00


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. View more info

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Roan Mountain : A Passage of Time

By: Wilson, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A., John F. Blair Publisher, 1991


Trade paperback. John F. Blair, 1991. In good condition. 6,285 feet high on the Tennessee-North Carolina border. View more info

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Shoal of Time : A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By: Daws, Gavan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., University of Hawaii Press, 1974


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. View more info

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The Voice of the Coyote

By: J. Frank Dobie

Price: $12.00


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. View more info