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1 Report Upon the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries for the Year 1879, Volume II
Washington Government Printing Office 1880 Cloth Good+ Foreign Relations Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Tables 
Table of Contents: Europe: Sweden and Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and Ireland, France, Switzerland, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Austria-Hungary, Greece, Romania, Russia; and Polynesia: Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands. 875 pp. including Index. Numerous tables for each country showing Imports and Exports. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine reads: Supplement to Commercial Relations 1879. Small tear at spine top edge. Spine ends bumped/rubbed. Otherwise covers are Very Good. Ex.-mus. stamp and numbers on front free endpaper, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December
New York Charles Scribners Sons 1887 Cloth Good to Good- Bound Magazine Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/4" Engravings, Plates, Map, Drawings 
Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of the Plains" by Louis Swinburne; In Dickens-Land by Edwin Percy Whipple; "A Drift from Redwood Camp" by Bret Harte with 8 illustrations; "The Unpublished Letters of Thackeray" with illustrations, portraits and reproductions of letters and drawings; Law Lane by Sarah Orne Jewett with 8 llustrations; "Wagner And Scenic Art" by William F. Apthorp with illustrations from the original designs for the setting of the Bayreuth stage; "The Physical Characteristics Of The Athlete" by Dr. D.A. Sargent with illustrations of athletes in motion; "In Grand Kabylia" by Henry M. Field with illustrations ; Many more famous authors including: Rebecca Harding Davis; Henrietta Christian Wright; and Olive Risley Seward. Articles on France: Paris School of Fine Arts with illustrations, Napoleon and His Times with illustrations and French Traits. Other articles on Europe: Florence with 16 illustrations; Holland with illustrations, Denmark(Treaty with) and "The Viking ship" with drawings.Poetry including one by Robert Louis Stevenson titled "Ticonderoga" with illustrations and "In Her Garden" by Susan Coolidge. One full plate by Howard Pyle. Blue covers worn, soiled and spotted. Spine top edge frayed with tears. Bottom spine edge worn, tiny strip worn through and color bleeding-dampness? Covers intact but due to condition are Good-. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Hinge broken on blank pages before title page and beginning at back covers' endpages. Sporadic watermarks on pages, mainly on the upper margin corners of pages, occasionally down sides, but rarely in text. Otherwise text is tight and Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 VESTERHEIM, THE NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM, DECORAH, IOWA. SAMPLINGS FROM THE COLLECTION
1973 Softcover Very Good+ Iowa Size: Approx. 12" X 9" Photographs 
"The material in the present collection of the Norwegian American Museum falls largely into two categories: that which represents the life and culture of the immigrant before leaving Norway and that which represents his life and culture after settling in the New World. Most of the objects in both categories have been donated by the families with whose histories they have been associated." 28 pp. Each page with photographs, some in color. Very Good+ to Near Fine. 
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4 Andrews, General C.C. Report on Forestry in Sweden
Washington Government Printing Office 1900 Paperbound Very Good- Forestry Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
56th Congress, 1st Session. Senate Document No. 452. 35 pp. In 2 parts: pp. 1-20 "loose" from pp. 21-35 otherwise VG. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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5 Dannevig, G. M. APPARATUS AND METHODS EMPLOYED AT THE MARINE FISH HATCHERY AT FLÖDEVIG, NORWAY
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Paper Cover Very Good- Bureau of Fisheries Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 11" Figures, Plate 
From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXVIII, 1908. Paper presented before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washington, U.S.A., September 22 to 26, 1908. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 680. Issued April 1910. Pages 801-809. One B/W plate at conclusion of paper. Green stiff paper covers with creased corners, wear to edges. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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6 Friis, Prof. J. A. And Ingerid Markhus (Translator) LAJLA: A TALE OF FINMARK
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1888 First Edition Cloth Good+ Europe Size: Approx. 5 " x 7" 
"Away in the north of Finmark* and far in the interior is the small village of Karasjok, which takes its name from the river upon whose banks it lies, Karasjok in the Lappish tongue signifying "the rapid river." *Finmark is the most northerly district of Norway, inhabited by Lapps, whom the Norwegians call Finns." 281 pp. Decorative brown cloth cover and spine. Front cover has light brown stain and rubbing to image. Corners are bumped, edges are rubbed and spine has small tears to top and bottom. Small tear on inside front cover by hinge. Interior has slight browning/foxing, but does not interfere with text. Overall, the book is in Good+ condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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7 Haugen, Einar Immigrant Idealist: A Literary Biography of Waldemar Ager, Norwegian American
Northfield, Minnesota The Norwegian-American Historical Association 1989 0-87732-077-2 / 9780877320777 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket Biography Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Photographs 
Author Series. Volume VII. 183 pages with index. Red cloth covers with gilt image on front and gilt title lettering on spine. Covers are slightly "bowed", otherwise clean with minimal rubbing and scuffing. Interior pages are tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 Liljencrantz, Ottilie A. THE WARD OF KING CANUTE, A Romance of the Danish Conquest
1903 Hard Cover Good Fiction 
owner's name on free endp. Free endp. loose at hinge 1/2 page up. otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG. Exterior is Good -rubbing, corners/spine ends bumped. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Oyen, P.A. QUATERNARY DEPOSITS AT KIRKENESS
Oslo 1929 Paper Cover Good+ to Very Good- Norway Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" 
"This shell-bank of Kirkeness proved to ba a sandy and shelly Quaternary deposit settled in slightly stratified layers, partly through sedimentation, but, even in part by washing and redeposition caused from the incessant action of sea-waves at a time when land itself was lying nearly fifteen metres lower than at present..." The shell specimens in the Kirkeness Deposits are listed with explanations. 14 pp. most pages uncut. ex.mus. stamp on front cover and title page. Mild soiling. Overall covers are Good+ or better. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Sars, George Ossian ON REMARKABLE FORMS OF ANIMAL LIFE FROM THE GREAT DEEPS OFF THE NORWEGIAN COAST: I and II. RESEARCHES ON THE STRUCTURE AND AFFINITY OF THE GENUS BRISINGA, BASED ON THE STUDY OF A NEW SPECIES: BRISINGA CORONATA
Christiania Brogger & Christie 1872 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 9 1/2" x 11 1/2" Plates 
Partly from posthumous manuscripts of the late Professor Dr. Michael Sars. Part I: Contains six copper plates. 82 pp. Missing front paper wrap cover and back cover is separated. Page edges are significantly chipped, page edges are browned, and some foxing. Text is easily legible, and plates are in Good condition. Part II: Sequel to the University program published under the same title in 1872. With four copper plates and three autographic plates. Printed in 1875. Missing most of back paper wrap, and front cover is significantly chipped and browned. Ex. lib. stamp on front cover. Page edges and edges of plates are browned, but text and images are still easily legible. Overall both documents are in Good condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Various Authors THE DANISH OMBUDSMAN
Copenhagen Danish Ombudsman 1995 87-87318-00-8 / 9788787318006 Hard Cover Like New No Jacket Political Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
"The modern history of the Ombudsman idea dates back to the years immediately after the end of the Second World War. The Danish office has served an important model for many of the numerous Ombudsman institutions all over the world. Efforts continue to export the Ombudsman concept." 242 pp. Covers are tight and clean, light shelf wear to bottom spine end. Interior pages are bright, crisp and clean. Book in Like New condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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