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Booming and Panicking on Puget Sound

By: Bacon, George H.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Pioneer Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001705


Near fine copy of first edition in pictorial wraps, not issued in hard cover. Very light sticker shadow in upper right corner of front cover, old price sticker on back cover lower left. Unpaginated with many pages of 1930's Whatcom County business ads at the end of the book. This is a captivating memoir written in 1933 by an early settler/business person in the area now known as Whatcom County. The author came to this area to facilitate loans for business, residentia... View more info

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Green Gold Harvest, A history of Logging and Its Products

By: Barrow, Susan and J. Allan Evans

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Whatcom Museum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001435


Near fine in wraps. Spine sunned. 78 pp. Museum catalog with numerous full page photos. Bibliography and ten page history of the area with an emphasis on Bellingham history as it relates to forest products industries. The focus of the catalog is the settlement and growth of Whatcom County, noting the forest products industries from an artistic and historic perspective. Important book for Hamsters. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

Green Gold Harvest, A history of Logging and Its Products

By: Barrow, Susan and J. Allan Evans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Whatcom Museum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001750


Very good plus in wraps. Spine sunned and a minor amount of sunning along the front cover at spine. Light foxing at side edge. 78 pp. Museum catalog with numerous full page photos. Bibliography and ten page history of the area with an emphasis on Bellingham history as it relates to forest products industries. The focus of the catalog is the settlement and growth of Whatcom County, noting the forest products industries from an artistic and historic perspective. Imp... View more info

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Work of Faith Labor of Love

By: Brown, Katherine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Multnomah Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001451


Near fine copy of first edition (stated first printing) in very good plus mylared dust jacket. Small stray ink mark on fore edge. Dust jacket rubbed at tips and corners, bumped upper left rear corner, small closed tear upper center rear. Story of The Firs and Firwood on Reveille Island at Lake Whatcom. Lots of great photos. Important local history. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

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Work of Faith Labor of Love

By: Brown, Katherine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Multnomah Press: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001631


Very good plus copy of first thus (wraps) edition. Light edge wear to wraps, text block tight and bright. Story of The Firs and Firwood on Reveille Island at Lake Whatcom. Lots of great photos. 229 pp. Important local history. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

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Light Blue is a Sissy Colour (SIGNED)

By: Burrows, Alyssa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bellevue, WA, Seashore, Inc: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 001654


Very good copy of stated second printing in wraps. Inscribed by author and dated in year of printing. 112 pp. Covers lightly soiled, right edge of front cover thumbed lightly, small stain at top of page vii, bumped on upper right of rear cover. Author published this poetry selection while studying at WWU. View more info

Saltwater, Poems (SIGNED)

By: Canyon, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Independent Writers' Studio Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 001743


Fine first edition. 71 pp. View more info

A History of Bellingham (SIGNED)

By: Carhart, Edith Bebee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Argonaut Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed

Seller ID: 001763


This near fine copy is amazing, but you must be aware that a prior owner inked over the author's pencil inscription words and signature on the front free end paper. I can not find any record that the book had a dust jacket. Small, slight discoloration spot on front cover at middle. Some age toning on front paste down and front free end paper due to a piece of paper inserted long ago. The limitation statement notes that 500 copies were printed. This is the only boun... View more info

18 Men And A Horse

By: Clark, Donald H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Metropolitan Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001766


Very good plus first edition copy without dust jacket. Green boards, map end papers. Inscription on half title from an employee of the Seattle office of J. H. Bloedel, person referenced on page 217. 217 pp. More than 100 photos, many beautiful etchings. A history of logging in the Pacific Northwest from 1895 until 1950, known as the glory days of logging in this area. The book is also a history of the Bloedel Donovan Lumber Mills. Important book for Whatcom County... View more info

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The Living

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001347


Very good copy of first printing of first edition in very good dust jacket. Spine of book is pulled and slightly cocked. Dust jacket a little soiled, top of spine bumped but no tears. Pulitzer Prize winning author's first novel. 397 pp. Tough life with daunting challenges in 1800's in and around Bellingham, WA. Great map of what is currently Bellingham WA endpapers. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

The Fourth Corner, Highlights From The Early Northwest (SIGNED)

By: Edson, Lelah Jackson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Cox Brothers, Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition, Limited

Inscription: Signed and Numbered

Seller ID: 001767


Near fine copy of signed limited first edition in fine mylared dust jacket. This is copy 13, noted on the limitation page along with author's bold signature. Book corners are lightly rubbed. One tip of dust jacket is bumped, the piece may be under the mylar. This is the only copy we have seen that has the original author's card with book highlights used to promote the sale of the book. The yellow card stock piece has red lettering. There are testimonials, informati... View more info

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Padilla Bay, the Estuary Guide, Level 1

By: Friesem, Judy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Washington State Department of Ecology: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001493


Near fine copy in spiral bound wraps. Prior owner's last name on title page. Child's guide to a trip to this ecological gem north of Seattle. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

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Padilla Bay, the Estuary Guide, Level 2

By: Friesem, Judy and Wood, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Washington State Department of Ecology: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001494


Near fine copy in spiral bound wraps. Prior owner's last name on title page. Teacher's guide to a trip to this ecological gem north of Seattle. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

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Sailing Home, A Journey Through Time, Place and Memory

By: Geddes, Gary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Harper Flamingo Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001601


Near fine copy of first printing of first edition in very good plus dust jacket. Book has slight spine slant, else fine. Dust jacket is bumpd at head of spine and tips, tiny tear to bottom front tip, shows some edgewear. Bellingham resident (Canadian author) relates his sailing adventure along the dangerous, exciting Inside Passage. 336+ pp. Read the book, sell the car, go sail the Inside Passage if you dare. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surround... View more info

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Entering Bellingham

By: Gilliland, Miki (Photographs By Pete Redpath)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Bayside Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001434


Near fine in wraps. Front and back pictorial wraps rubbed slightly, on front cover a light impression of a name having been written on something laid over the book at some time in the dim past. History of current Bellingham, with more than 100 photos. 122 pp. Chapters on Fairhaven, downtown, Western Washington University and much more. Important book for Hamsters. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

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Oil and Gas Possibilities of Western Whatcom County

By: Glover, Sheldon L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Olympia, WA, State of Washington: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001668


Very good plus copy of only edition with near fine map in pocket. Fascinating book for folks who own property in western Whatcom County. Name and date (1946) in ink on front cover. Newspaper clipping from May 17, 1945 Los Angeles Herald (noting 25 square mile oil and gas lease between Blaine and Ferndale) has stained the inside front cover and title page (but nice piece of history!). Rear cover appears to have been folded. Topographic map (with geologic formations) ... View more info

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Oil and Gas Possibilities of Western Whatcom County

By: Glover, Sheldon L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Olympia, WA, State of Washington: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001669


Near fine copy of only edition with fine map in pocket. Fascinating book for folks who own property in western Whatcom County. Bumped at upper right corner and bottom of spine. Topographic map (with geologic formations) of western Whatcom County in pocket is fine. 64 pp. plus map. Some bibliographic references. This is a study of the geology of western Whatcom County focusing on the possible occurence of oil and gas. There are details of many coal and water well l... View more info

Spirited Waters (SIGNED)

By: Hahn, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Mountaineers Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001600


Near fine signed copy of stated first edition in near fine Brodarted dust jacket. Signed by Hahn on the title page. Book shows some very light soiling to top of text block and fore-edge, else fine. Dust jacket shows a little shelfwear, else fine. Story of Bellingham author's solo kayak adventure from Ketchikan, Alaska to Bellingham, WA. The Inside Passage is a very long, dangerous, exciting, beautiful strip of ocean water. Hahn, a naturalist and kayak expedition le... View more info

Skqee Mus or Pioneer Days on the Nooksack

By: Hawley, Robert Emmett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom Museum of History and Art: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001772


Near fine book lacking dust jacket. Book fine but for sticker residue top left inside front end paper. 1971 edition of 1946 history classic. Gold lettering on book cover and spine. Map end papers. 189 pp., numerous photographs. Memoir of a member of the second white family to settle on the Nooksack River (in the Lynden area) in the 1870's. We specialize in books about Bellingham and the surrounding area. View more info

Mount Baker Ski Area, A Pictorial History

By: Heller, Ramon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Mount Baker Recreation Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001777


Fine unread copy, as new, of stated first edition in wraps. It has not been reprinted. History of the Mt. Baker Ski Area from wilderness through the late 1970's. 76+ pp. with exciting photos. Extensive coverage of exploratory hikes to gauge development potential, Mt. Baker highway construction, the original grand lodge and surrounding buildings, impacts of tough economic times and evolution into a no-glitz, significant ski area. Includes chronology. We have multipl... View more info