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1867 Mitchell COUNTY MAP OF MINNESOTA

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 003220

Condition: Good+


Colored map of Minnesota , just after the Civil War ended. Counties in pale pastel colors. Shows the State Capitol, County Towns, Common Towns, Rail Roads, Proposed R.R. and Common Roads. Entire map with decorative border in black and white measures approximately 11 1/ 2" x 13 1/4". Just above "border", says "Drawn and Engraved by W.H. Gamble". Margins of the page age-toned, but does not affect border or the map.Map is clean. A very attractive ... View more info

SCIENCE, August 31, 1883. No. 30.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1883

Seller ID: 003361

Condition: Good


Articles: Notes on the Geology of the Troad, by J.S. Diller; Occurrence of Mound-Builders Pipes in New Jersey, by Charles C. Abbott with an illustration; The Igloo of the Innuit. -III. with 9 illustrations; Minnesota Weather; Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Geology of Philadelphia by Henry Carvill Lewis; The Iroquois Book of Rites; The Evidence for evolution in the history of the extinct Mammalia with a table; A classification of the natural... View more info

CHECKLIST OF ENDANGERED AND THREATENED ANIMAL AND PLANT SPECIES OF MINNESOTA

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: 1986

Seller ID: 005825

Condition: Very Good


Authorized March 1984. This list includes all species of Minnesota's animals and plants that are officially listed under the provisions of the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973. 23 pp. Grey paper wraps with light wear to edges and corners. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

THE ECHO 1920

By: (Minnesota)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albert Lea, Minn., Students of Luther Academy: 1920

Seller ID: 003976

Condition: Good


1920 Yearbook of Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota. 156 pp. Black covers with THE ECHO 1920 in orange. String-tied. Several dark spots?-possibly oily fingers? on front cover. Bottom front corner "tip" missing. Tears 1/2" on spine's top/bottom joints. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

A COLLECTION OF FORMS OF PLEADINGS IN ACTIONS UNDER THE CODE OF PROCEDURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By: Abbott Brothers

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Voorhies, Law Bookseller and Publisher: 1858

Seller ID: 006287

Condition: Good-


And Adapted to the New Practice in the States of Missouri, California, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Alabama; The Territories of Oregon and Minnesota, and the Island of Newfoundland, with Copious Notes and Authorities to Which are Added Forms in Submissions of Controversy Without Action; In Proceedings Against Joint Debtors, Etc.; And of Judgments by Confession. 541 pages with index. Full leather covers with red and black title bars and gilt lettering on spine.... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING A COPY OF THE CONSTITUTION OF MINNESOTA.

By: Buchanan, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1858

Seller ID: 006972

Condition: Very Good


35th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 14. January 11, 1858. -- Referred to the Committee on Territories, and ordered to be printed. 24 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, creasing and chipping to spine edge. Page edges are browning, text is crisp and easily legible. Document in VG condition. View more info

ATLAS TO ACCOMPANY MONOGRAPH XLV ON THE VERMILION IRON-BEARING DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA

By: Clements, J. Morgan

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Washington, 1903

Seller ID: 003490

Condition: Good


Department of the Interior. United States Geological Survey. House of Representatives. Document 433. 57th Congress. 2d Session. 23 beautiful colored maps of which 7 are double-paged. 3/4 calf scuffed/rubbed. Corner tips and small areas of border edges rubbed to boards. Marbled boards rubbed in some small areas to boards. On front cover, leather? 8 1/4"x5 1/4" paste down with gilted title-one corner rubbed to boards and small strip scuffed? off. Leather strip on s... View more info

NORTHERN FISHES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

By: Eddy, Samuel and Thaddeus Surber

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The University of Minnesota Press: 1943

Seller ID: 001557

Condition: Good+


"Sportsman, ichthyologist, and conservationist alike will welcome this handsomely illustrated and authoritative study or more than 150 fresh-water fishes. This book presents for the first time a comprehensive treatment of the fishes characteristic of the Upper Mississippi region." 252 pages with index. DJ is Good- with tears, chipping and creasing to edges, corners and along joint and spine, the front flap is price-clipped, dirt smudges. Book cover corners are bu... View more info

JAILHOUSE STORIES: Memories of a Smalltown Sheriff

By: Haugerud, Neil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., University of Minnesota Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004984

ISBN: 0816633614

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. In JAILHOUSE STORIES, Haugerud describes what it was like to live next to a prison, where jailbirds and jailbreaks were part of family life. These are the reminiscences of a real-life Andy Griffith character, a man dedicated to maintaining order in rural America durning both peaceful and turbulent times." 223 pp. copy from the author. Signed by Author View more info

CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1846

Seller ID: 003748

Condition: Very Good


29th Congress. 1st Session. Doc. No.168. House of Representatives. "Transmitting The report, journal, and map of Captain J. Allen, of the first regiment of dragoons, of his expedition to the heads of the rivers Des Moines, Blue Earth, &c, in the northwest..." .(Research done indicates that the Map mentioned was not issued.) 18 pp. Report of an expedition into the Indian country (Sioux).Submitted by W.L. Marcy, Secretary of War.(President James K. Polk). Mild foxi... View more info

REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1850

Seller ID: 005744

Condition: Very Good


31st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 501. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed, September 17, 1850. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 6th May, 1850, respecting the contract made with Henry M. Rice for the removal of the Winnebagoes from Iowa and Wisconsin to their lands in Minnesota..." 64 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from b... View more info

LETTER FROM THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING PLANS AND ESTIMATE OF COST FOR THE ERECTION OF A NEW POST HOSPITAL AT FORT SNELLING, MINN.; ALSO REPORT OF OFFICERS CONVENED TO SELECT A SITE THEREFOR, ETC.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 006120

Condition: Very Good


New Post Hospital at Fort Snelling, Minn. 53D Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 174. January 5, 1895---Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed. 13 pp. Four photographs depicting various areas of the current post hospital at Fort Snelling. Seven fold-out arcitectual plans of the proposed new post hospital. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge, along with some creasing and sm... View more info

WOODLAND CERAMICS FROM THE PEDERSEN SITE

By: Hudak, G. Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Science Museum of Minnesota: 1976

Seller ID: 005525

ISBN: 0911338195

Condition: Very Good+


Scientific Publications of the Science Museum of Minnesota, New Series Vol. 3, No. 2. Studies relating to the applied sciences are published in Miscellaneous Publications of The Science Museum of Minnesota. 21 pp. Document is in Very Good+ condition. View more info

NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCE OF ST. PETER'S RIVER, LAKE WINNEPEEK, LAKE OF THE WOODS, &c.

By: Keating, William H., A.M. &c.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 006107

Condition: Very Good+


Performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, U.S.T.E. Compiled from the notes of Major Long, Messrs. Say, Keating, & Calhoun. Facsimilie reprint of the report in One Volume. Volume I: 458 pages. Volume II: 248 pages. Appendix with Vocabulary of Indian Languages. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Some small stains to page edges. ... View more info

LAKE WOBEGON DAYS

By: Kellor, Garrison

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Viking Penguin: 1985

Seller ID: 002590

ISBN: 0-670-80514-9

Condition: Fine


Laid in TIME MAGAZINEcover, November 4, 1985 with Kellor on the cover, and article. DJ in VG+ condition with light wear to corner and edges. Book clean and crisp. View more info

BRING WARM CLOTHES : Letters and Photos from Minnesota's Past

By: Meier, Peg

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A., Minneapolis Tribune: 1981

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 002754

ISBN: 0932272-06-1

Condition: Good+


"This is a different kind of book. It is about the ordinary people of Minnesota and how they lived. They tell their own stories here, through their letters and diaries, their newspapers and photographs, their business records and advertisements." 324 pp. Oversized paperback with wear to edges, creased corners, white scuffs to back cover and crease down middle. Interior clean. Book in Good+ condition. View more info

THE WINTER BIRD-LIFE OF MINNESOTA, Being An Annotated List of Birds That Have Been Found Within The State of Minnesota During the Winter Months

By: Roberts, Thomas S

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota. Zoological Division.: 1916

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003491

Condition: Good-


SIGNED by author on front cover: "To Mr. Burt? H. Wilson with compliments of Thos. S. Roberts". Occasional Papers: Number 1. Beautiful colored frontis. of Evening Grosbeak. 20 pp. with photographs. List of birds, broken down by Permanent Residents, Winter Visitants and Half-Hardy Species ("not really hardy winter birds in Minnesota, their continued presence during the cold season being determined by the character of the weather.") with descriptions. Rober... View more info

CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT OR NEAR FORT SNELLING...Letter from The Secretary of War

By: Senate

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1878

Seller ID: 004154

Condition: Very Good


An appropriation for the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Fort Snelling, and the granting of the right of way for a public highway through said reservation. 45th Congress, 2d Session. Ex. Doc. No. 73. Famous Americans submitting their report in this document: George Washington McCrary-Secretary of War; Samuel James Renwick McMillan, Jacob Henry Stewart, Joseph Washington McClurg-Chairman Special Committee; Gouverneur Kemble Warren-Major En... View more info

CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO TIMBER ON THE CHIPPEWA INDIAN RESERVATIONS

By: Senate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1899

Seller ID: 005484

Condition: Very Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate Resolution of January 6, 1899, copies of letters and accompanying inclosures from the Commissioner of the General Land Office and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, relating to the estimating of timber and the cutting of dead and fallen timber on the Chippewa Indian Reservations in the state of Minnesota. 55th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Document No. 70. Referred to the Committee on India... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE RIVER AND HARBOR ACT OF JUNE 14, 1880, A COMMUNICATION FROM CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, OF FEBRUARY 17, 1881, AND ACCOMPANYING COPY OF REPORT FROM CAPT. C. J. ALLEN,...

By: Senate

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1881

Seller ID: 006866

Condition: Very Good


...Corps of Engineers, Upon the Results Obtained from the Surveys and Examinations of the Season of 1880, for the Establishment of Reservoirs at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River and the Sources of Certain Streams in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Rock River, Wisconsin and Illinois. 46th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 48. February 21, 1881.--Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed. 66 pp. Three fold out maps. Residue from boo... View more info