- Keyword = Washington State
Dictionary of the Intertribal Indian Language Commonly Called Chinook
Tacoma: Smith-Digby Co, 1924. 93 pages. The author was a member of a pioneer family in Steilacoom, Washington, a lawyer, and supposedly a fluent Chinook speaker. A relatively scarce book on the lingua franca of Northwest American trade and perhaps the only one compiled by a woman. ISBN: B000X6OOEY.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 134590More details Price: $93.75
Reports and Letters of Herbert Beaver 1836-1838: Chaplain to the Hudson's Bay Company and Missionary to the Indians at Fort Vancouver
(Portland, OR): Champoeg Press, 1959. 153 pages. Published in an edition of 750 copies. ISBN: B002BH6UDQ.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a lightly soiled plain white dust jacket, with the author's name and the title printed on the spine. Uncommon in jacket.Book ID: 33938More details Price: $75.00
Tacoma Washington: The Lumber Capital of America
Tacoma Lumberman's Club, 1923. 58,  pages. About 7-1/2 by 10-1/2 inches. "The purpose of this book is to give authentic information and data about Tacoma, Washington, 'The Lumber Capital of America,' for the benefit of all who are interested in the purchase and use of Pacific Northwest forest products" -- from the introduction. Black-and-white photograph reproductions of Tacoma and the surrounding area. ISBN: B000G0PO4Q.
First edition (first printing; no subsequent printings noted). A very good copy with moderate wear to corners and edges. No dust jacket. Missing the map.Book ID: 122535More details Price: $75.00
Disillusion: A Story of the Labor Struggle in the Western Woodworking Mills
Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1939. 279 pages. The book is historical fiction of labor struggles in the Pacific Northwest. ISBN: B003NXW9YG.
First edition (first printing). A good copy in cloth covers. No dust jacket. There is mild general wear to book with spine faded.Book ID: 102958More details Price: $37.50
Spokane: The City Beautiful. A Souvenir of Spokane, Washington, and the Inland Empire. [Cover title: Spokane, Washington]
Spokane: George W. Jones & Co, ?1907. Unpaginated, 64 pages. Cover page graphic design of unfinished wood and wheat with graphic typography. Photomechanical reproductions of photographs in B/W of Spokane with accompanying test by Gaston, "Spokane". Oblong format, 10.25 x 7.75 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1049012.
First edition (first printing). Very good in designed wrappers (paperback). Water staining to page edges.Book ID: 264471More details Price: $30.00
Rainier National Park: Where You Enjoy Yourself
Tacoma, WA: Rainier National Park Company, (ca. 1920). 8-panel brochure, printed in two colors. With a two-panel map showing the park and nearby cities. ISBN: 281AIB1044564.
Very good or better. Ink stamp of the Ferguson Steamship Agency on front cover.Book ID: 228731More details Price: $25.00
Facts about Kittitas Valley, Washington
Chicago, IL: The Milwaukee Road, 1932. 11 pages. 8 by 9 inches. Issued folded in half. Illustrated with half-tone photographs. A brochure promoting farming opportunities in central Washington. The publisher seems to be produced by a Chicago land developer who may have had an interest in farms in the region, although that is not disclosed. ISBN: 281AIB1044595.
Very good or better. Small map of the region laid in, perhaps as issued.Book ID: 228811More details Price: $25.00
Columbia Basis Irrigation Project: Grand Coulee Dam
Spokane, WA: Spokane Chamber of Commerce, (ca. 1948). Large, two-color brochure that unfolds into a 24-by-18-inch map of the Coulee Dam irrigation area, extending from Spokane to Seattle, Washington. ISBN: 281AIB1044565.
Very good. Some separation at the folds.Book ID: 228732More details Price: $20.00
Classic Views of Washington State [cover title]
Seattle: Metropolitan Press, 1948.  pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. Illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: B0007GS68K.
A near fine copy in stapled wrappers (paperback). Previous owner's short gift inscription on first page.Book ID: 174180More details Price: $18.75
More About the Whitmans: Four hitherto unpublished letters of Marcus and Narcissa Whiyman
Tacoma: Washington State Historical Society, 1979. ISBN: 9780917048524.
Very GoodBook ID: 48394
Elkanah and Mary Walker,: Pioneers among the Spokanes,
Caldwell: The Caxton Printers ,Ltd, 1940. ISBN: B0006AOSMA.
Very GoodBook ID: 65445
Wynn's Map of Yakima [Washington]
Yakima, Washington: Gayle and Wynn, 1959. A street map, measuring 17 by 22 inches. Folded into printed wrappers. ISBN: 281AIB005278X.
Fine in wrappers (paper covers).Book ID: 28922
Magnolia Memories & Milestones
MAGNOLIA COMMUNITY CLUB, 2001. ISBN: B000HUHIVW.
Very GoodBook ID: 44759
Sheriffs 1911-1989: A History of Murders in the Wilderness of Washington's Last County
Spokane: Arthur H Clark, 1995. 251 pages. The author is a former sheriff of Pend Oreville County. ISBN: 9780870622069.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket spint a bit faded.Book ID: 17243
A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre
Seattle, WA: The Shorey Book Store, 1966. 46 pages plus publisher's book list. ISBN: B001N2EQG8.
Third facsimile edition, limited to 100 copies. Very good to near fine in stapled wrappers (pamphlet).Book ID: 161877
The Quinault, Quinault, Wash.: Finest Resort Hotel on the Olympic Loop
Quinault, Washington: The Quinault, (ca. 1940). Four fold brochure, printed in two colors. ISBN: 281AIB1044613.
Very good.Book ID: 228975More details Price: $12.50
Bearkiller the Life of a Boy On the American Frontier 1878-1900
Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum, 1997. ISBN: 9780965969611.
Very GoodBook ID: 208357
Seattle Transformed: World War II to Cold War (Seattle in the 20th century)
Seattle, WA: Charles Press, 1999. 327 pages. ISBN: 9780962988929.
Very good in wrappers (paperback). Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining.Book ID: 89143
Really See Seattle: Oympic National Park, Mount Rainier Views
Seattle, WA: The Gray Line, 1954. 6 panel brochure. Printed in red and blue. ISBN: 281AIB1039251.
FineBook ID: 198930
With Pride in Heritage: History of Jefferson County
Port Townsend: Jefferson County Historical Society, 1966. ISBN: B000BZTIUM.
Very GoodBook ID: 65509