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A Wilderness Within  The Life of Sigurd F. Olson, David Backes
1 A Wilderness Within The Life of Sigurd F. OlsonDavid Backes
near fine, University of Minnesota Press, 1977, First Edition (no other pub.date listed)

A Wilderness Within, The Life of Sigurd F. Olson, David Backes, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1977, First Edition (no other pub.date listed), dust jacket clean, shows very light edge wear, no chips or tears, black boards, green spine, gold title lettering on front and along spine, boards clean, light edge rubbing, straight, tight binding, 387 pages, contents includes 15 chapters, Notes and Index, back cover states..."A Wilderness Within provides valuable insights into the life and times of Sig Olson. During the big battles of the 1960s, Sig was the nation's most eloquent and knowledgeable advocate for the protection of wilderness and wild rivers.", 16 pages section of b/w photographs, pages crisp and clean, dust jacket, boards and pages in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Advise & Dissent Memoirs of South Dakota and the U.S. Senate, Abourezk, James G.
2 Advise & Dissent Memoirs of South Dakota and the U.S. SenateAbourezk, James G.
fine, Lawrence Hill Books, 1989, First Edition/First Printing (stated)

Advise & Dissent, Memoirs of South Dakota and the U.S. Senate, Abourezk, James G., Lawrence Hill Books, Chicago, First Edition/First Printing (stated), 1989, dust jacket clean, light edge wear/rubbing, not price clipped ($18.95 listed on jacket flap), gray boards, black cloth spine with silver lettering, boards clean in fine/as new condition, 275 pages includes Foreword by Jim Hightower, jacket flap states..."Advise and Dissent is the personal odyssey of James Abourezk, from his coming of age as the son of Lebanese immigrants in South Dakota, through his hardscrabble days as a farmhand, bartender, bouncer, and cook, to his entrance into and voluntary exit from the U.S. Senate...."pages clean, no writing or marks except for author's signature on front free end-paper, dust jacket in near fine condition, boards and pages in fine/as new condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences), Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid)
3 Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences)Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid)
very good, Verlag Martin Warneck, 1903, 

Aus Meinem Leben Erinnerungen und Erfabrungen (Out of my Life, Memories and Experiences), Fliedner, Fritz (Pastor in Madrid), 1903 Berlin, Verlag Martin Warneck, no dust jacket, gray boards, decorative gold lettering on front, along spine, library marking on spine, boards show light soiling, rubbing and light edge wear, straight, tight binding, previous owner's ex-libris sticker (Library Of A. P. Mihm No. 781) and sticker (August Phillip Mihm, Memorial Collection, Colgate Rochester Divinity School German Department Library) on front paste-down, 464 pages, clean, no writing or marks, frontispiece of portrait of author, photograph (Das Waifenbeium im Esfroial) between pages 193 and 194, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 book in very good condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Balzac A Biography..Translated By William and Dorothy Rose,
4 Balzac A Biography..Translated By William and Dorothy Rose"Zweig, Stefan"
Good +, The Viking Press, 1946, First edition

"Free Domestic Shipping, dust jacket shows considerable wear with small chips and tears along edges and spine, inside edges and gutters have been taped, fading and light soiling, rubbing along edges, age toning on jacket interior, light green boards, red lettering on front, red title box and lettering along spine, boards clean, moderate wear, light bumping, straight, tight binding, 404 pages clean, no writing or marks, light toning on paste-downs and free end-papers, small section of lower fore-edge corner on rear free end-paper missing, red stippled top edge, 14 historical drawings and sketches including copy of the manuscript page of Balzac's novel ""Une te'ne'breuse affaire"", 8vo (8 5/8"" tall), contact dakotaliterature@gmail.com for questions."

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Between A Rock And A Hard Place,
5 Between A Rock And A Hard Place"Hatfield, Mark O"
Near Fine, Word Books, 1976, First edition/no other publication dates listed

"Free Domestic Shipping, dust jacket bright , clean, light chipping along edges,1 1/4"" closed tear along back edge, taping along inside top edge of jacket, light tanning on inside of jacket, not price clipped ($7.95 listed on jacket flap), no remand marks, brown boards, black lettering along spine, boards clean, light bumping and wear on edges, straight, tight binding, 224 pages includes Epilogue and Notes, pages clean, no writing or marks, in his book, Senator Mark Hatfield shares his deepest feelings, 8vo (8 3/4"" tall).

Price: 7.00 USD
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Bishop Martin Marty:
6 Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief"Robert F. Karolevitz
fine, Privately Printed, 1980, 

Bishop Martin Marty: "The Black Robe Lean Chief", Robert F. Karolevitz, Privately Printed, Yankton, South Dakota, 1980, for the Benedictine Sister of Sacred Heart Convent, dust jacket has protective covering in fine/as new condition, blue boards with dark blue lettering on front and along spine, board in fine/as new condition, 154 pages, frontispiece of portrait of the Bishop, jacket flap states..."The story of Martin Marty (1834-1896) is a dramatic saga of a Swiss-born Benedictine monk who left the peaceful, structured life of the monastery to follow in the footsteps of Father Pierre Jean De Smet among the Indians of the vast Dakota Territory...", pages clean in fine/as new condition, numerous historical photographs, dust jacket goes on to state... "engaging story of a great man who had associations with Sitting Bull, Indian Agent James McLaughlin; Mother Katharine Drexel and when South Dakota became a state he was to bear the burdens of controversy, contention and other growing pains of a new diocese"..., book in fine/as new condition

Price: 20.00 USD
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Black Elephants a memoir, Karol Nielsen
7 Black Elephants a memoirKarol Nielsen
near fine, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, First Edition (no other pub. date listed)..Signed by Author

Black Elephants a memoir, Karol Nielsen, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2011, First Edition (no other pub. date listed)..Signed by Author, soft covers clean, very light edge rubbing, 222 pages, clean, no writing or marks, remnants of pencil erasing on front free end-paper, 8vo (8 1/2" tall). book in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Borglum's Unfinished Dream Mount Rushmore, Zeitner, June Culp; Borglum, Lincoln
8 Borglum's Unfinished Dream Mount RushmoreZeitner, June Culp; Borglum, Lincoln
very good, North Plains Press, 1976, 

Borglum's Unfinished Dream Mount Rushmore, Zeitner, June Culp; Borglum, Lincoln, North Plains Press, Aberdeen, SD, 1976, no dust jacket, illustrated smooth boards, light soiling, light edge bumping/rubbing, straight, tight binding, 223 pages includes frontispiece of illustrated map of Mt. Rushmore And Vicinity, 9 Chapters, Special Sections entitled: The Men Who Worked on Rushmore; Superintendents of Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Presidents of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Society; About the Author; Bibliography and Index, pages crisp and clean, no writing or marks, several sections of b/w historical photos, interesting text, 8vo (9 1/4" tall), book in very good condition

Price: 20.00 USD
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Chronicle of Dawn Translated by Willard R. Trask,
9 Chronicle of Dawn Translated by Willard R. Trask"Sender, Ramon J."
Very Good, "Doubleday, Doran & Company", 1944, "First edition, as stated"

"Free Domestic Shipping, no dust jacket, black boards, silver lettering along spine, boards clean, light wear and bumping on spine and fore edges, light fading along spine, straight, tight binding, 201 pages, clean,. no writing or marks, light age toning, 8vo (7 3/4"" tall), contact dakotaliterature@gmail.com for questions."

Price: 15.00 USD
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Crazy Horse A Life, Larry McMurtry
10 Crazy Horse A LifeLarry McMurtry
very good, Penguin Group, 2006, Complete Number Line

Crazy Horse A Life, Larry McMurtry, Penguin Group, New York, 2006, Complete Number Line, soft covers clean, light edge rubbing, 148 pages, List of Sources, previous owner's name and date neatly written along top edge of half title page, text pages clean, no writing or marks, back cover states..."In this superb biography, Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry looks back across more than one hundred and twenty years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Bighorn..", 12mo (5 x 7), book in very good condition

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