Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Idaho books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Idaho books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Pioneer Days on the Shadowy St. Joe
by Orland A. Scott Hardcover with Dustjacket
1967, First Edition published in Coeur d'Alene, ID
by author. Signed by Author. Book is very good, dustjacket is good.

The Big Blowup: The Northwest's Great Fire by Betty Goodwin Spencer
Hardcover with dustjacket. The Caxton Printers, Caldwell, 1956. Three sections of photo illustrations. Map endpapers. Good + in acceptable

Northwest Disaster: Avalanche and Fire by Ruby El Hult
Hardcover, no dustjacket. Pictorial cover. 228 pages.
Second printing 1973

 And Five Were Hanged and other Historical short Stories of Pierce, Idaho--The Roughest and Toughest in the West. by Layne Gellner Spencer. Pamplet. 61 pages.

Alvarez, Gayle E., and Dennis Woolford. Farragut Naval Training Station. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2009. Print. Images of America.
Paperback. 128 pages. Very Good. Lavishly illustrated with black and white photos. No ownership markings. Text unmarked.


Welch, Julia Conway. Gold Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Silver City, Idaho. Moscow: University of Idaho, 1982. Print.
Paperback. 124 pages. Inside back cover stained. Some damp wave and stain on pages.

 Title: Idaho for the Curious: A Guide
Author: Cort Conley
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 9780960356638 ISBN: 090356630
Publisher: Backeddy Books
Published Date: 1982
Pages: 704
Owner's note blacked out on free front


 Title: Wyatt Earp and Coeur D'Alene Gold!: Stampede to Idaho Territory
Author: Jerry Dolph, Arthur G. Randall
Binding: Paperback, 263 pages
ISBN: 9780967105803
Publisher: Eagle City Publications
Published Date: Stated First Edition
Signed by both authors. This copy sold.

  Title: The Days of the Hercules
Author: John Fahey
Binding: Hardcover, with dustjacket.
ISBN: 9780893010577
Publisher: Univ of Idaho Pr
Published Date: 1978, First Edition
Dustjacket has edge wear, creases and a cup ring. This copy sold.

Title: Kootenai County Pride: Reflections of North Idaho
Publisher: Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press, Jim Thompson
Hardcover, no dustjacket (as published) Pictorial cover.
11.25 by 9 inches oblong, 152 pages
2004, First Edition
Very Good

This is only the second copy we have had of this book published in 2004. This copy sold.

 The Treasure called Tubbs Hill.
Author: Scott W. Reed
Paperback. 56 pages.
ISBN 9780615191515
Inscribed, signed by author.

 Title: The Coeur dAlenes; or, A tale of the modern inquisition in Idaho
Author: May Arkwright Hutton
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: May Arkwright Hutton
Published Date: 1900

The book has 19 Illustrations but number 13 is different than
in the Illustrations Index. The other pictures, while numbered
are not bound in the order of the Index.

No dustjacket. Red cloth cover has light spotting. First two
inches of rear hinge have started to separate. Corners show
moderate wear. Of the three copies I have had over the years
of this edition, this is a nicer one.


Scott, Orland A. Pioneer Days on the Shadowy St. Joe,. Coeur d'Alene, ID:  1968. Print.
Second printing, 1968. Dustjacket has chips and tears.. 372 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. On mail order cart.

 Author: Ray Chapman

"Uncle Bunker" Memories in Words and Pictures

Paperback, 162 pages.

Publisher: Chapman Publishing (1994)

+signed by author

+both front and back cover flaps unfold to extend panoramic

photo views. -small price sticker residue on front cover.

Title: From Hell to Heaven: Death-Related Mining Accidents in North Idaho Author: Gene Hyde Binding: Paperback, 215 pages, 8.5 by 11 inches ISBN: 9780964364790Publisher: Museum of North Idaho Publications Published Date: 2002 +signed and dated by author+crisp and clean copy+glossary+name index

Title: Liberated Woman: A Life of May Arkwright Hutton
Author: James W. Montgomery
Binding: Paperback, 134 pages.

Publisher: Gingko House
Published Date: 1974, First Edition

Cover creased, soiled, owner's names on title page and copyright page.

Howard, Helen Addison. Saga of Chief Joseph. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1978. Print.
Paperback. 368 pages.

 Brainard, Wendell, and Ray Chapman. Golden History Tales from Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Mining District. [Kellog, Idaho]: Wendell Brainard, 1995. Print.
Paperback. 112 pages. Fourth printings

Neil, J. Meredith. Saints & Oddfellows: A Bicentennial Sampler of Idaho Architecture. Boise, ID: Boise Gallery of Art Association, 1976. Print.
Paperback, staple bound, 192 pages. Front cover has rubbed spot. Available by mail order here.
 Yates, Jim. The Wonderful Waters of Idaho. Coeur D'Alene?, ID: Jim Yates, 2007. Print.
Paperback. 59 pages.

 1928 receipt from Wallace Supply Co. Wallace, Idaho

Simpson, Claude, and Catherine Simpson. North of the Narrows: Men and Women of the Upper Priest Lake Country, Idaho. Sandpoint, ID: Keokee, 1999. Print.
Signed by authors. Paperback. 310 pages. Front cover and first few leaves have paperclip indentation. Idaho shelf.

 Scott, Orland A. Pioneer Days on the Shadowy St. Joe,. Coeur D'Alene, ID: n.p., 1968. Print.
Second printing, 1968. Dustjacket has been plasticized and affixed to the cover by former owner. 372 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. On mail order cart.

This copy sold. But we have another in stock. It has some tears in the dustjacket.

Harrison, Jack Edward, and D. J. Grimes. Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Some Belt Rocks, Montana and Idaho,. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1970. Print.
Geological Survey Bulletin 1312-O. Staple bound pamphlet. This copy sold.

 Sheldon Bluestein: Exploring Idaho's High Desert, paperback.

Idaho Chinese Lore by Sister M. Alfreda Elsensohn, paperback, 1971, second printing.This copy sold.
 North Idaho, Then and Now. Nostalgia. Paperback. This copy sold
 Louise Shadduck, Rodeo Idaho! Foreword by Dean Oliver, paperback
 Hardships and Happy Times Edited by Bert Russell, paperback. This copy sold.
 The Sawdust Dream by Bert Russell, hardcover. This copy sold.
 Calked Boots and Other Northwest Writings by Bert Russell Plus the True Story of The Wildman of the Clearwater

 Fred Murphy: A Legend of Coeur d'Alene Lake by Tom Emerson. Paperback. Signed, inscribed by Tom Emerson to Thomas Hall Emerson. Cover has some stains. This copy sold.
 Idaho for the Curious A Guide by Cort Conley, paperback,  1982, 704 pages.
This copy sold.

 Days of Freedom: A Coeur d'Alene Boyhood by George E. Wood, hardcover, no dustjacket. Location: Idaho History books
 Legendary Lake Pend Oreille : Idaho's Wilderness of Water by Jane Fritz and Friends, paperback. Location: Idaho History . This item sold.
 Diamondfield Jack: A Study In Frontier Justice by David H. Grover, hardcover, 189 pages, indexed, ex-library. Diamondfield Jack Davis hired on as a gunman for cattle interests in Southern Idaho. His job was to terrorize the sheepmen in the erupting Cassia County range war.  He was sentenced to hang for the murder of two sheepherders but two others eventually confessed. William Borah was on the prosecution staff. 

 An Illustrated History Embracing Nez Perces, Idaho, Latah, Kootenai, and Shoshone Counties,  State of Idaho, Parts 1 and 2 complete. Originally published in 1903, this an undated reprint.
"This is an authorized facsimile made from the master copy of the original book. Published by Books on Demand, UMI.

Woman's diary 1935 and 1936  
Hinges weak. $25.00. Lock works but there is no key. Used a paperclip to open. Miss Joyce Richardson, 0208 22nd, Lewiston, Idaho. Available in store only.
 Field Guide to Diseases and Insect Pests of Idaho and Montana Forests by Hagle, Tunnock, Gibson, Gilligan, paperback, spiral bound. Natural History
A Chain of Hands by Carol Ryrie Brink, paperback, First Edition. US History, Idaho History shelf. This item sold.

At the Edge of the Ice: Where Lake Coeur d'Alene and It's People Meet by Louise Shadduck. This item sold.

 Andy Little, Idaho Sheep King by Louise Shadduck, An Anecdotal Biography of a Memorable Idaho Sheep Man, Hardcover.. This item sold.

Doctors with Buggies, Snowshoes and Planes One Hundred Years and more--- of Idaho Medicine by Louise Shadduck, paperback. This item sold.

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