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New York: The Century History Company, 1903.

Four volume set in green cloth 8vo: Volume I, The Pioneer Period (xxiii, 396pp); II, The Civil War (xviii, 423pp); III, From 1866 to 1903 (xii, 531pp); IV, Iowa Biography (xiv, 325pp). Each volume is free from owners' marks but bears modest foxing at endpapers, on and facing plates, and... more

Price: $400.00

Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911.

Complete in two volumes (Vol. 1, 392pp.; Vol. 2, 759pp.). The pages of both volumes show occasional fingerprints, thumbnail marks, even a few short edge tears, but remain overall clean and sound; the bindings are both tight; the leather at the spines shows some short surface cracking on the second... more

Price: $250.00

Des Moines: Union Historical Company, 1879.

Pages clean except for a thin, pale water stain at the heel edges of the first several leaves and wicking at the bottom edges of several portrait pages throughout; there are also two clear water stains at the foreedge of the page block, the upper affecting the margins of pages... more

Price: $250.00

Hiawatha, Iowa: Cedar Graphics, Inc., 2008.

Signed by Jim Hayes and Richard Alan King on the front free endpaper in silver gel pen. Crisp, bright, clean; no owners' marks; hard cover shows only tiny spots of rubbing at some corners; jacket has a small pale patch at the lower left rear, a tiny, closed tear at... more

Price: $200.00

Topeka, KS: Jostens/American Yearbook Co., 1981.

Signed by Lute Olsen with a brief "Best Wishes!" - no date, further inscription, or named recipient - on the reverse of the front free endpaper. Stated first printing - December, 1981. There is a short scuff at the top of the front fixed endpaper, light toning starting around the... more

Price: $180.00

Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1887.

Pages crisp and clean except for a water stain affecting the bottom edges and lower right corners of the page block edges, bleeding through into margins only on plate pages, though modestly toned throughout; no owners' marks; binding is square and tight. Original boards are full leather and show surface... more

Price: $140.00

Tipton, IA: Cedar Land Librarie, 1981.

Volume II only of a two-volume set; this is from number 150 of the limited edition of 500 copies. The pages are free from owners' marks though foxed at the title, preface, and last several leaves and around the page block edges; the binding leans to the right but remains... more

Price: $120.00

The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1934.

Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page, with professorial fondness, to William A. Graf, at that time "the youngest member of the State Historical Society of Iowa". Pages clean except Wm. Graf's ownership note on the front flyleaf, a rubbed spot in the gilding on the head... more

Price: $100.00

Nashville: Turner Publishing, 2005.

Signed and inscribed by the author to a named individual at the title page. Crisp, bright, and clean; except for very light shelf rubbing at the spine heel of the hard cover and spine ends of the dust jacket, excellent, nearly as new. 480pp. w/ index. ... more

Price: $95.00

Jostens, 1981.

Signed, dated (4-19-84), and inscribed warmly to a named individual by Lute Olson on the reverse of the front free endpaper. Pages crisp and clean except for a few small fingernail creases on the first few leaves; sewn binding is relaxed, but secure; textured and embossed hard cover shows a... more

Price: $85.00

Washington, D.C.: Ransdell Incorporated, 1941.

Former library copy with minimal marks (inkstamps at front and final endpapers and on the table of contents, a bookplate at the front endpaper, and a card pocket on the final endpaper), otherwise clean and well-kept; only moderate rubbing at corners and spine ends of the full blue cloth cover... more

Price: $85.00

Dubuque, IA: Columbia College Chicago, 1938.

The pages of this copy are crisp, bright, and clean except for a little very gentle dust spotting at the foreedge of the page block; the binding is square and tight. There are no owners' marks. The hard cover has a small bruise at the left front - an impression... more

Price: $80.00

Fayette, Iowa: Historic Publications, 1991.

Signed by the author at the title page; signed again with a date and inscription by the author at the front free endpaper. Pages crisp and clean except for two tiny drip marks on the title page and a few tiny specks on the head and heel edges of the... more

Price: $80.00

Fayette, Iowa: Historic Publications, 1992.

Signed by the author at the title page; signed and inscribed to a named individual at the front free endpaper. Pages crisp and clean, binding square and tight, full blue cloth hardcover lightly tapped at the left rear corners with a tiny split in the cloth at the top rear... more

Price: $80.00

Fayette, Iowa: Historic Publications, 1993.

Signed by the author at the title page; signed, dated and inscribed, to a named individual, at the front free endpaper, with a note that the date coincided the 150th anniversary of Iowa's statehood. Pages clean; binding square and tight; full red cloth cover shows small taps to three of... more

Price: $80.00

Fayette, Iowa: Historic Publications,

Signed by Donald L. Kimball at the title page, without date or inscription. Pages crisp and clean; spine leans very slightly to the right, but binding remains tight; full cloth cover shows only faint rubbing at the corners. Dustjacket has two scuffs at the lower rear, two short closed tears... more

Price: $80.00

The Donning Company, 1989.

Signed by the author with no date or inscription at the front free endpaper. Crisp and clean except for a little dust spotting at the head edge of the page block; no owners' marks; modest shelf wear at the spine ends of hard cover and dust jacket; otherwise excellent. Copiously... more

Price: $75.00

State Historical Society of Iowa,

Undated (1975) facsimile of the original 1875 Andreas Atlas Co. edition, with a new introduction by William J. Petersen. Crisp and clean except for mild foxing along the top page edges, a touch of darkening along the spine (gilt titles remain bright), and modest shelfwear at spend ends and bottom... more

Price: $75.00

Pella, IA: Palindrome Publishing of Iowa, 2006.

Signed by the author without inscription on the title page. No owners' marks; pages are clean, crisp and bright; binding is square and tight; the dustjacket shows a thin band of fading along the top front and the beginning of a curl at the top edges, otherwise as new. Jacket... more

Price: $75.00

Winfield, Iowa: The Winfield Beacon, 1981.

Contains a reprint of the fiftieth anniversary book at the end. Crisp, clean pages except for a prior owner's name at the front free endpaper and mild age-toning around the outside edges; binding square and tight, full cloth cover a little specked and smudged across the back and showing thin,... more

Price: $75.00



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