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Image for A River, a Town and a Boy

A River, a Town and a Boy

By: Adrian, Martha; Hagood, Roberta

Price: $6.51

Publisher: self-published:

Our Product Number: 606903

Condition: Fine. Stapled wraps


Clemens family genealogy. 16 pages b/w photos. . 80 pages. A book relating the history of Hannibal Mississippi and Sam Clemens relationship to it. View more info

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The Hinckley Fire

By: Anderson, Antone A,; McDermott, Clara Anderson

Price: $6.83

Publisher: New York, Comet Press Books:

Our Product Number: 608028

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's name on half-title. (1954) 1993. Reprint


No spine crease.. 157 pages View more info

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A Bibliography of Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations on Milwaukee Topics, 1911-1977

By: Anderson, Byron

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin:

Our Product Number: 600214

ISBN: 0870202022

Condition: Fine. Paperback. 1981. First Edition


Index.. 131 pages View more info

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Early Days at Council Bluffs

By: Babbitt, Charles H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Walsworth:

Our Product Number: 607122

Condition: Very Good. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Previous owners' names . (1916) 1975. Reproduction


103 pages View more info

Image for From Needmore to Prosperity:  Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History

From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History

By: Baker, Ronald L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press:

Our Product Number: 605987

ISBN: 0253209552

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 1995. First Paperback Edition


371 pages. Indiana. Ronald L. Baker presents the folklore and the history of the names of populated places in Indiana. Over 4,000 entries are arranged alphabetically and include the current spellings, local pronunciations, and origins of Indiana place names, as well as variant spellings and variant names and dates of settlement and/or establishment. This fascinating cultural study offers the lore, folk legends, jokes, and anecdotes that flesh out the bare bones of dates ... View more info

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow:

Our Product Number: 608194

ISBN: 0061124230

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Green boards and black spine lettered in bright blue; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1; Deckle-edged pages . 716 pages View more info

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New Harmony, Indiana: Robert Owen's Seedbed for Utopia

By: Carmony, Donald F.; Elliott, Josephine M.

Price: $7.95

Our Product Number: 608691

Condition: Fine


Includes fold-out timeline chart of people who lived in New Harmony . Reproduced from the Indiana Magazine of History, LXXVI (September, 1980), 161-261 View more info

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Hannibal: The Otis Howell Collection

By: Chou, Steve

Price: $13.69

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608659

ISBN: 0738532436

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Embossed on half-title page with Mark Twain Home Museum Shop Hannibal, MO . 2004. First Edition


SIGNED and dated by the AUTHOR on the half-title page. 128 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Treasure in a Cornfield: The Discovery & Excavation of the Steamboat Arabia

By: Hawley,Greg; Shouse (Editor), Debra; Orf (Illustrator), Dave; Barth (Photographer), Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Paddle Wheel Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608054

ISBN: 0965761258

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. 1998. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Black boards with title and author imprinted on spine in gold and title imprinted on front cove; Illustrated end papers; SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the free front end page . 224 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Pioneer Faces and Places: 1850-1930

By: Humphrey, M J; Toftey, Ade; Killmer, Marion; Wright, Steven J

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Cook County Historical Society:

Our Product Number: 602568

Condition: Very Good. Stapled wraps. 3/16" closed tear affecting several pages. 1979


64 pages View more info

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A Short History of Wisconsin

By: Janik, Erika

Price: $9.47

Publisher: Madison, WI, Wisconsin Historical Society Press:

Our Product Number: 607694

ISBN: 0870204408

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Previous owner's name and year. 2010. First Edition


251 pages. Rediscover Wisconsin history from the very beginning. "A Short History of Wisconsin" recounts the landscapes, people, and traditions that have made the state the multifaceted place it is today. With an approach both comprehensive and accessible, historian Erika Janik covers several centuries of Wisconsin's remarkable past, showing how the state was shaped by the same world wars, waves of new inhabitants, and upheavals in society and politics that shape... View more info

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Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm during the Great Depression

By: Kalish, Mildred Armstrong

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books:

Our Product Number: 606915

ISBN: 0553804952

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. 2007.. First Edition


292 pages View more info

Image for Little Heathens:  Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression

Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression

By: Kalish, Mildred Armstrong

Price: $5.53

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books:

Our Product Number: 607110

ISBN: 0553384244

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 2008


292 pages View more info

Image for The Mormon War:  Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838

The Mormon War: Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838

By: Kinney, Brandon G.

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Yardley, PA, Westholme Publishing:

Our Product Number: 606870

ISBN: 1594161305

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition


264 pages. n 1831, Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Church of Christ--later to be renamed the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints--revealed that Zion, or "New Jerusalem," was to be established in Jackson County, Missouri. Smith rnsent some of his followers to begin the settlement, but they were soon expelled by locals who were suspicious of their religion and their abolitionist sympathies. Smith led an expedition to regain the settlement, but was uns... View more info

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Springfield & Clark County [Ohio]: An Illustrated History

By: Kinnison, William A.

Price: $7.47

Publisher: Northridge, CA, Windsor Publications Inc:

Our Product Number: 608025

ISBN: 089781312X

Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Previous owner's name and address stamp on half-title page. 1985. First Edition


No spine crease.. 152 pages View more info

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A County Called Sauk: A Human History of Sauk County, Wisconsin

By: Lange, Kenneth

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Sauk County Historical Society:

Our Product Number: 608489

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. First Edition


SIGNED by the President of the Sauk County Historical Society, Gordon L. Willson, on the title page . 168 pages View more info

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The Children's Blizzard

By: Laskin, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial:

Our Product Number: 603475

ISBN: 0060520760

Condition: As New. Trade Paperback. 2005


0.8 x 7.9 x 5.3 Inches. 336 pages. P.S.. Describes the deadly 1888 snowstorm in the Great Plains that killed more than five hundred people including numerous schoolchildren, describing how the storm devastated immigrant families and dramatically affected pioneer advancement. View more info

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Norwegians on the Prairie: Ethnicity and the Development of the Country Town

By: Lovoll, Odd S.; Nichol, Todd

Price: $28.00

Publisher: St Paul, MN, Minnesota Historical Society Press:

Our Product Number: 605644

ISBN: 0873515714

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. 2006. First Edition


Full number line.. 304 pages. Against the broad backdrop of the expanding western frontier, noted Norwegian American scholar Odd S. Lovoll explores the country town through the lens of ethnicity in this pioneering study. Benson, Madison, and Starbuck, all located on the western Minnesota prairie, were settled primarily by Norwegians and served as urban centers - railroad hubs, destinations for trade, and social nexuses - for the farming communities that surround them. Lo... View more info

Image for Potpourri from Kettle Land:   120 Wooded Glacial Hill Acres Become a Mentor for Country Living

Potpourri from Kettle Land: 120 Wooded Glacial Hill Acres Become a Mentor for Country Living

By: Luethge, Irene I.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Superior, WI, Savage Press:

Our Product Number: 602154

ISBN: 188602846X

Condition: Near Fine. Paperback. 2000. First Edition


No spine crease. Stated 1st Edition . . 190 pages. -- Over 100 intricate illustrations by the author. -- Beautiful sketchbook layout. -- Meet hoboes, barn ghosts, dump waifs. -- Study the Lay of the Land Windymare's 120 story packed acres. -- Meet Irene's animal friends! -- Learn What the Dowser's Rod Didn't Find. -- 39 Unforgettable recipes including the all time favorite Dog Hair Holder. View more info

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Mason City Walking Tour Guide [Iowa]

By: McCoy, Robert

Price: $11.99

Our Product Number: 605681

Condition: Fine. Stapled wraps. 1994


72 pages View more info