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Wood Drill Works 30, 32, 34 and 36 Dale Avenue, Paterson, N.J., U.S.A Manufacturers of Rock Drills Mining Tunneling and Quarrying Machinery

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paterson, N.J., Wood Drill Works:

Seller ID: 016829

Condition: Very Good


No date, but circa 1908. Original black wrapper with gold lettering and illustration of drill on front cover. Some splitting at spine extremities. Illustrated with photos and drawings. Includes descriptions, specifications, etc. 28 pages, complete View more info

History of Alameda County, California Including Its Geology, Topography, Soil and Productions Together with.Seperate Histories of Each of the Townships.and Biographical Sketches of early and Prominent Citizens and Representative Men.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: M. W. Wood, Publisher. Oakland.: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1144

Condition: Very Good


New leather spine using original leather label. 8 X 10 1/2. 999 pages. Marbled edges. Full leather. 92 black and white plates of prominent men. Some internal spotting. 1st edition. Howes M-879. View more info

Document, Gold Dust Assay Receipt.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Seller ID: 017595

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Gold dust assay receipt. Palmer & Day's Assay Office. Folsom, Ca. March 9th,1861. 3 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. The receipt is numbered 3371. Palmer and Day issue a receipt to John McCombe for 6 2/3 ounces of gold dust. Charles T.H. Palmer (1827-1897) came to California from Connecticut during the Gold Rush. He was a pioneer businessman and later practiced law in San Francisco. Receipt bears the business signature of "Palmer & Day". The Palmer & Day Assay Office was located on Sutter St. in Folsom. It also served as the western terminus for the Pony Express from July1860 to October 1861. The r... View more info

Transactions of the Twenty-Third Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1895 Containing the Annual Address by Hon. William Galloway and the Occasional Address by T. T. Geer with Biographical Sketches and other Matters of Historic Interest

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Geo. H. Himes and Company, Printers: 1895

Seller ID: 017717

Condition: Very Good


Original light green wrapper with black lettering. 6 X 9 inches. 113 pages. Articles include, "Women in pioneer times" by Mrs. Robert A. Miller, Oregon City, "Reminiscences of Oregon Pioneers" by Miss. M. S. Barlow, Portland, "Crossing the plains in 1845" by Mrs. Miriam A. Tuller, Glendale, "Crossing the plains in 1852" by Joe H. Sharp, Latham, "Brief sketch of John Sharp" by Joe H. Sharp, Latham, "First mining law in Oregon" Lewiston, Idaho, May 31, 1896, "Captain Lawrence Hall" by Mrs. Lucy J. Bennett, Spokane Wash. Obituaries for Rev. ... View more info

Transactions of the Twenty-Eight Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1900 Containing the Annual Address by J. C. Moreland, Esq., 1852 of Portland, and the Occasional Address by Cyrus H. Walker, Albany, Native Son of 1838 and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Himes and Pratt, Printers and Publishers: 1901

Seller ID: 017718

Condition: Very Good


Original light orange wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 82 pages. Articles include, "Address at public reception of Native Sons, at the Marquam Grand Opera House, June 13, 1900" by Governor T. T. Geer, "Pioneer women of Clatsop County" by Mrs. Owens-Adair, M.D., this article is in 2 parts, 1 written by Mrs. Mary Ann Dickinson Adair, 1849 and Mrs. Sarah Damron Adair, pioneer of 1843 (prepared by her daughter, Dr. Owens-Adair). Edge of back cover is slightly chipped as is the head. Small spot on front cover. Pages are very clean and complete. Bind... View more info

Transactions of the Thirty-Second Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1904 Containing the Annual Address by Charles B. Moores, 1852, of Salem and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Peaslee Bros. Company, Printers: 1905

Seller ID: 017719

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. Pages 222-358. First part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. Articles include, "Crossing the plains in 1852" This article is a diary of Mrs. Cecelia Emily McMillen Adams, born Lodi, N.Y. 1829 and started her Oregon journey in 1851. Mrs. Adams was very observant and an excellent source of daily routine. "Narrative of James Longmire, A pioneer of 1853" which gives an in depth account of ... View more info

Transactions of the Thirty-Third Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association June 15, 1905 Containing the Annual Address by Henry H. Gilfry 1852, of Salem and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Peaslee Bros. Company, Printers: 1906

Seller ID: 017720

Condition: Very Good


Original light green wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. Pages 361-512. First part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, and when they made the journey to Oregon. Also has a list of Pioneers who have died. Articles include, "Diary of E. W. Conyers, a pioneer of 1852, now of Clatskanie, Oregon. Tells of the hardships, daily life and at times, humors accounts of the trail. Staples that bind this copy are beginning to rust, however, text is not affected. A previous owner wrote notes on the front cover in pencil. Slight chip... View more info

Transactions of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association june 14, 1906 Containing the Annual Address by Hon. Allen Weir of Olympia Washington Ex-President of the Washington Pioneer Association and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Peaslee Bros. Company, Printers: 1907

Seller ID: 017721

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 8 inches. 103 pages. First part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, and when they made the journey to Oregon. Articles include, "Pioneer days" by Mr. Tolbet Carter of Benton County. Mr. Carter (1825-1899). His journey for Oregon began in 1846 at the age of 21, and later served a term in the state legislature. Bottom of spine is chipped. The edges of several pages are torn, however, text is not affected. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the 36th Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 11th, 1908 Containing the Annual Address by Hon. M. C. George, 1851 of Portland and Preceedings of the Twenty-Third Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1909

Seller ID: 017722

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 inches. Pages 191-274. Articles include, first part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. Article "Diary of James Akin Jr" tells of his crossing beginning in April, 1852. One of the last entry's state that Mr. Atkins Jr died 2 weeks after reaching Portland. Copy is very nice condition. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the Thirty-Eighth and Thirty-Ninth Annual Reunions of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 22, 1910 and June 21, 1911 Containing the Diary of Alvah I. Davis, Oct. 11, 1852 to April 6, 1854 and Diary of Jesse Harritt, 1845 and Proceeding of the Twenty-Fifth and of the Twenty-Sixth Grand Encampments of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1914

Seller ID: 017724

Condition: Very Good


Original light green wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/4 inches. Pages 385-526. First part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. Articles include, "Diary of Alvah Isaiah Davis, October 11, 1952 to April 6, 1854. This diary picks up where Mr. Davis from the 37th Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association left off. The 39th Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 21, 1911 has the diary of Jesse Harritt, 1845. Corners are bent and sever... View more info

Transactions of the Forty-Second Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 25, 1914 Containing the Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1917

Seller ID: 017725

Condition: Very Good


Original light orange wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/4 inches. Pages 97-198. Black and white photograph of Francis Xavier Matthieu, who was the first president of the Oregon Pioneer Association. Part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. Another section contains a list of deaths among Pioneers from June 1, 1913 to May 31, 1914, this information contains names, place and date of birth, arrival to Oregon and date of death. Articles include, "Journal of crossing ... View more info

Transactions of the Forty-Fourth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 22, 1916 Containing the Porceedings of the Thirty-First Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1919

Seller ID: 017726

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 inches. Pages 273-350. Part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. The Annual Address is by William M. Colvig (1845-1936), who came to Oregon as a child in 1851, he learned Chinook from his Indian playmates. He later became an orator, humorist and authority on the India Wars. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the Forty-Eighth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, July 1, 1920 Containing the Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1923

Seller ID: 017728

Condition: Very Good


Original light brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. Pages 243-335. Copy has a list of deaths of Pioneers which include name, place and date of birth, date of arrival to Oregon and place and date of death from June 1, 1919 to May 31, 1920. Articles include, "Diary of Virgil K. Pringle, 1846." Pringle Creek in Marion County Oregon is named after Mr. Pringle who settled on the land. Also is an article, "Diary of John S. Zeiber, 1851 who was born in Pennsylvania in 1803. He began his journey to Oregon in 1851, arriving October of that year. Copy is i... View more info

Transactions of the Fifty-First Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 21, 1923 Containing the Proceeding of the Thirty-Eighth Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1926

Seller ID: 017729

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. 29 pages. Copy contains a death list which includes name of Pioneer, place and date they were born, arrival to Oregon and place and date of death. Articles include, "Diary of Loren B. Hastings, A Pioneer of 1847" (includes a black and white photograph), and a poem titled "In Memory of Auld Syne by Carson C. Masiker. Copy is in very good condition. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, Thursday, June 17, 1926 and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1929

Seller ID: 017730

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 29 pages. Copy has the Pioneer Necrology which includes names, place and year of birth, arrival year to Oregon and place and date of death. Articles, "Oregon City in 1849" written by Rev. Samuel C. Damon, who was an editor of "The Friend", a monthly publication. Rev. Damon came to Oregon via the Steamship Massachusetts in 1849. Article, "In honor of my parents and grandparents, Pioneers of Oregon" by Mrs. Sarah B. Findley Radford. Covers and pages are dampstained on top edge, however, pages are c... View more info

Transactions of the Fifty-Sixth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1928 Containing the Annual Address by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye, Author of "Mc-Loughlin and Old Oregon," "McDonald of Oregon" and "The Conquest," and "Early Recollections of Pioneer Life," by Mrs. Inez Eugenia Adams Parker, a Pioneer of 1848, and Life Sketch of Mrs. Angell.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1933

Seller ID: 017731

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 64 pages. Articles in copy are Pioneer Necrology for June 1, 1927 to May 31, 1928, a poem titled "The Linchpin wagon and its bucket of tar" by Carson C. Masiker, 1853 , tune-"Wait for the Wagon," Annual Address by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye, "Early recollections of Oregon Pioneer life" by Mrs. Inez Eugenia Adams Parker, an obituary for David Watson Craig, who was a second cousin of Gen. Jubal Anderson Early. Mr. Craig came to Oregon in 1853 via Panama, acquiring the language of Greek, Hebrew, Latin a... View more info

The "Maid of the Mist" Trip. Is Deservedly Popular Because of the Unparalleled View of the Grandest Waterfall in the World

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 017792

Condition: Very Good


Original white wrapper with black lettering and a black and white photograph of Niagara Falls on the front cover. 1 sheet of paper folded in half. 3 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches. Souvenir from the Niagara Falls trip, explaining about the falls. Copy is clean. View more info

The Cripple Creek Short Line Trip Is The Most Wonderful Sight-Seeing Trip in America.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 017814

Condition: Fine


Original printed wrapper with many color and black and white illustrations. 1 sheet folded. Folded measures. 11 X 7 oblong, unfolded measures 33 X 7 inches. 3 black and white illustrations, 12 colored illustrations. Maps of the Cripple Creek Railroad trip in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A small chip is on the upper edge and a small tear along a fold. Slight discoloration on one edge. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. The Tabor Block, Denver, Co

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Price: $37.50

Publisher: Popular Series: 0

Seller ID: 017846

Condition: Fine


Original stereocard photograph. Circa 1900. Board 6 3/4 X 3 1/4, photograph 5 1/4 X 2 3/4 inches. Photograph shows the Tabor Block in Denver Colorado. Built in 1879, the Tabor Block stood on the corners of 16th & Larimer Streets in downtown Denver. At one time is housed a drug store, a diamond and jewelery store of James P Tryner and ticket offices for the Kansas Pacific, Colorado Central and Union Pacific Railroads. It was demolished in 1972. Part of the Popular Series. Clean photograph. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. No. 2764 Lake View Park, Cleveland.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Rochester, N.Y., Webster & Albee Publishers: 0

Seller ID: 017847

Condition: Fine


Original stereocard photograph. Circa 1870's-1880's. Board measures 6 3/4 X 4 1/4, photograph measures 5 3/4 X 3 3/4. Lake View Park was built in 1867. This photograph is part of the Artistic American Scenery Series. Copy is clean View more info