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Strange Fugitive [Review Copy]
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's black buckram in green decorative dust jacket, dark green topstain; [8],264pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed with some short tears with creasing at bottom edge of rear panel, minute tape repair to verso, spine rather sunned, else Near...
[Item #24195]
Price: $300.00
Strange Fugitive [Review Copy]. Morley CALLAGHAN.

North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910
Altoona: Altoona Tribune Company, 1919. First Edition. Paperback. Collection of ballads and work songs from Pennsylvania's north woods, collected by Shoemaker with the assistance of native ballad singers John French and John Chatham (whose portraits appear as frontispieces). Reissued in 1923; the first printing is notably uncommon in commerce. COHEN...
[Item #34023]
Price: $175.00
North Pennsylvania Minstrelsy as Sung in the Backwoods Settlements, Hunting Cabins and Lumber Camps in Northern Pennsylvania, 1840-1910. MUSIC, Henry W. SHOEMAKER, compiler.

The Land of Plenty
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Reissue of Cantwell's best-known and most highly-regarded work, originally published in 1934; the story of a lumbermill strike in the Pacific Northwest. HANNA 601. RIDEOUT p.296. BLAKE p.251. Red cloth boards; dustjacket. Fine copy.
[Item #6904]
Price: $20.00

Black Man's Town
London: Jonathan Cape, [1953]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.5cm.); original cloth in brick pictorial dust jacket, red topstain; 249pp.; illus., color pictorial map endpapers. General edge wear to jacket extremities, spine and flap folds darkened, dust-soiling most noticeable to rear jacket panel. About Very Good overall. Social, economic, and personal...
[Item #25428]
Price: $30.00
Black Man's Town. Isobel RYAN, assistant and illus Bill Ryan.

Hill Lawyer
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo (20.5cm.); original pictorial brown cloth, brown topstain; [6],301pp.; orange glazed pictorial endpapers. Light scuffing, else Fine, lacking jacket. Third volume of a trilogy set in the a West Virginia mountain lumber town. Preceded by River Rising! (1939) and Hill Doctor (1940). BOGER 410; HANNA 3254.
[Item #27004]
Price: $60.00
Hill Lawyer. Hubert SKIDMORE, illus Richard Bennett.

Was It Murder? The Truth About Centralia
Seattle, WA: Northwest District Defense Committee, 1922. Paperback. From upper cover: "Authentic Record of the Causes Leading to, the Actual Events of, and the Trial That Followed the Armistice Day Tragedy at Centralia, Wash., Nov. 11, '19. Including Sworn Affidavits of Five Jurors Who Declare That the Convicted Men Are...
[Item #19758]
Price: $75.00
Was It Murder? The Truth About Centralia. Walker C. SMITH.

Lumberjack Lingo
Spring Green, WI: Wisconsin House, Inc. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. A dictionary of logging terms and slang phrases, begun by the author " the early 1930s as part of the logging museum at Rhinelander, Wisconsin." Includes ome 2500 entries, and a brief (1-pp) bibliography. Our favorite: "wearing a wood kimona"...
[Item #15049]
Price: $45.00
Lumberjack Lingo. L. G. SORDEN.

"Here's Luck!"
New York: J.H. Sears & Company, [1928]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.75cm.); original buckram in teal pictorial dust jacket by Julie Brown, blue topstain; [8],297pp. Very minor rubbing to jacket extremities, closed tear to top edge of upper panel not affecting text; contemporary gift inscription to front flyleaf, else Fine...
[Item #22484]
Price: $150.00
"Here's Luck!" Hugh WILEY.