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Image for <b>Boulder Reveries  </b><br>[Indiana]<br> [SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 1919.]

Boulder Reveries
[Indiana]
[SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 1919.]

By: Blatchley, W[illis] S[tanley]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 191

Seller ID: 009779


Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Cloth has aging evidence; offset from inscription. Perceptive and thoughtful essays on nature and life in Indiana (with references to Thoreau). Besides the expected reveries on woodland flora and fauna, includes a look at the Indiana dunes.First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED with a bit of verse by the author dated 1919. 12mo; 18 cm.;... View more info

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Boulder Reveries
[Indiana]

By: Blatchley, W[illis] S[tanley]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009955


Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Previous owner's name on top of title page. Perceptive and thoughtful essays on nature and life in Indiana (with references to Thoreau). Besides the expected reveries on woodland flora and fauna, includes a look at the Indiana dunes. First Edition, First Printing.12mo; 18 cm.; 7.25 inches tall; 230 pages with index. Illustrated with fro... View more info

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A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis  </b><br>[ World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago]

Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis
[ World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1894.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008826


Highlighting the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago with photographs and drawings. Butterworth spoke in the Children’s literary section at the World’s Literacy Congress held at the Art Institute. Ephraim Marlow and his son Manton travel to the 1883 Columbian Exposition and explore the fair as well as Chicago. Ephraim makes the trip to attend the Peace Conference held in conjunction with the fair and Manton, an amateur folklorist attends the folklore con... View more info

Image for ...<b> Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863 </b>

... Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: the Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot From 1854 to 1863

By: Merrick, George Byron

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur H. Clark Company,: 1909

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007035


George Byron Merrick archives the entire landscape of steamboat life he experienced in the mid-1800s. Beginning as a cabin boy he worked his way up to cub pilot on the mighty Mississippi. Merrick's narrative includes animated stories about gamblers, shipwrecks, and steamboat races with amusing descriptions of river life and steamboat operations. 9.5 inches tall. 323 pages., appendices, index, frontispiece. Illustrated with maps, portraits, period photographs. Top edg... View more info

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Rivers, Railways, and Roads: A History of Henderson County, Illinois

By: Sutton, Robert P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Illinois:, Henderson County Historical,: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007606


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>Talk of the Towns: Stories from Southwest Michigan  </b><br>

...Talk of the Towns: Stories from Southwest Michigan

By: Zerler, Kathryn

Price: $21.95

Publisher: St. Joseph, Michigan, St. Joseph Today,: 1991.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 007701


True accounts about people -- from gunslingers to the girl next door -- that will make you laugh and cry. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with retail shelf wear is in new Mylar protective sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Caves Beyond: The Story of Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration  </b><br>

...The Caves Beyond: The Story of Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration

By: [Spelunking] Lawrence, Joe Jr.;Brucker, Roger W.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Jersey:, Zephyrus Press, Inc.,: 1975.<br>

Edition: Reprint: 1st Edition Thus.<br>

Seller ID: 007773


In February, 1954, under the direction of Joe Lawrence, Jr., the National Speleological Society sent the largest, most highly organized, and best-equipped expedition in the history of American cave exploration into Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave, Kentucky. The Caves Beyond is the official account of that expedition and a classic American caving story. There is no other caving book like it. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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...Door Way

By: [Wisconsin] Blei, Norbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Granite Falls, Minnesota: U.S.A., Ellis Press,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003265


No flaws to unread book. Beautiful wrap-around dust jacket has a hint of handling wear. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Weaving a tapestry of lives and landscapes, past and present, earth and water, Norbert Blei celebrates the unique heritage of Door County, Wisconsin, a spectacular peninsula reaching into Lake Michigan. Blei ponders the balance of nature in a place where locals, tourists, and developers vie with the native flora and fauna of forests and lakeshore. View more info