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1.   Houston, James D.   CALIFORNIANS: Searching for the Golden State.   Publisher: N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.. 1st ed., signed by the author on title page. Lg. 8vo; 288 pp., map, map endpapers. Near fine copy in v.g.+ d.j.

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2.   Houston, James   The White Archer, An Inuit-Eskimo Legend   Publisher: San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1967,. later printing, Fine condition PB, VM3

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Purchase direct from: Timber City Books. Item number: 006629.
  
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3.   APPEL, Benjamin, James T. Farrell, Dorothy McCleary and Kenneth Houston   Writing for the Experimental Market   Publisher: New York: Publications Division, Literary America, (1936). Intro. by Gale Wilhelm. 12mo. Wraps. 53 p . Literary America Publication No. 5. 1st ed. Very good. Contains "The Purpose of the Little Magazine" by Benjamin Appel, "Love's Labor" by Dorothy McCleary, "Radical Trends in Little Magazines" by James T. Farrell, "An Approach to the Experimental Market" by Kenneth Houston & a list of "Experimental Magazines"

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Purchase direct from: Bibliomania. Item number: 60258.
  
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4.   HOUSTON, James   Akavak: An Eskimo Journey   Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, (1968). B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Blue boards stamped in black. Unpaginated . 1st U. S. ed. Discoloration from 1" sticker front free endpaper, very lightly worn at extremities; else near Fine in Very Good d/j, faded at spine with very light wear at extremities. Houston (1921 - 2005) tells a dramatic story in which the "wisdom of old age and the strength of youth are allied in mortal combat against elemental fores of nature"

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5.   HOUSTON, James   Black Diamonds: A Search for Arctic Treasure   Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1982. B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 170 p . 1st U. S. ed. SIGNED by the author. FINE in FINE d/j. Arctic search for gold leads to Prince Charles Island, west of Baffin Island, and the discovery of the "Black Diamonds" of an oil deposit

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6.   HOUSTON, James   Black Diamonds: A Search for Arctic Treasure   Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1982. B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 170 p . 1st U. S. ed. FINE in FINE d/j. Arctic search for gold leads to Prince Charles Island, west of Baffin Island, and the discovery of the "Black Diamonds" of an oil deposit

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7.   HOUSTON, James   River Runners: A Tale of Hardship and Bravery   Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1979. B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Tan cloth, stamped in dark blue. 142 p . 1st ed. Fine in price clipped d/j; else Fine. Winner 1980 Canadian Book of the Year for Children. "James Houston knows the Northern Naskapi Indians and Eskimos well, having lived with them duing a period of ten years on the Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay. River Runners is the story of a boy's wild and dangerous winter with the Naskapis at a fur trading post. Based on true events that occurred in the early 1950s. "

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8.   HOUSTON, James   Drifting Snow, An Arctic Search   Publisher: New York: McElderry Books, 1982.. B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Red cloth backed boards, stamped in silver. 150 p . 1st U. S. ed. FINE in FINE d/j. Having been taken from her Arctic home when a tiny child, a teenager returns to look for her parents and learn once again about her Eskimo culture

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9.   HOUSTON, James   The Falcon Bow: An Arctic Legend   Publisher: Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1986). B/w Illus. by the author. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in red. 96 p . 1st ed. Fine in Fine d/j. The coastal Inuit people are starving after the summer run of fish fails and the caribou herds do not return. Are the inland indians to blame? Facing starvation, young Kungo sets out with the falcon bow and discovers the truth of the caribou's disappearance, but can he prevent a bloody freud? Houston lived with the Inuit and Indian people in the Arctic for twelve years

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10.   Pool, Elizabeth / Houston, James, 1921- illus   The Unicorn Was There. Written by Elizabeth Pool; Drawn by James Houston   Picture
Publisher: Barre, Mass., Barre Publishers [1966]. 48 p. illus. 21 cm. Short sketches in unicorns in myth and legend. Bibliography: p. 48. Stock# 102,427x. Vg / dj vg.

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11.   Houston, James[ed].   Songs of the Dream People: Chants and Imges from the Indians and Eskimos of North America.   Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1972.. First edition 8vo. 83 pp. Dj has light shelf-wear to edges, back cover edge faintly sunned. A collection of Native American and Eskimo songs and chants. Pages clean. Cloth Cloth Fine in Fine dj

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12.   Houston, James   Confessions of an Igloo Dweller   Picture
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Peter Davison Books, 1995 1st ed.. 329pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj [faint bottom corner bumps; else F] Jacket praise for Houston's (1921-2005) autobiographical paean to the Inuit of Canada's Arctic from Annie Dillard, Farley Mowat, et al., illustrated with the author's own drawings.

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13.   Houston, James.   Spirit Wrestler.   Publisher: New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.. First edition ISBN: 015184755X 306 pp. 8vo. Quarter cloth in dj. First edition. Signed by author. Light scuffing and edgewear to dj, bumping to sp. ends and corners, foxing to underside. Bumping to sp. ends and lower corners, scuffing to cloth. Light foxing to textblock. Ep's browned lightly, tiny stains to ffep. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ signed

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14.   Houston, James   Eskimo Prints   Barre 1967 soft cover cond good cover wear; art, Native American.

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15.   HOUSTON, James A., et al   Eskimo Art of the Canadian Eastern Arctic   Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich.: Eskimo Art, Inc., [1963]. Illus. with b/w photos. 12mo. Wraps. [16] p . About fine.

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16.   Houston, James.   Spirit Wrestler.   Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.. First edition ISBN: 015184755X 8vo. 306 pp. Minor shelfwear to bottom edge, dj light soil, small closed tear bottom edge. Novel of Eskimo shaman, w/ author's signature on half-title. Quarter Cloth Quarter Cloth Near Fine in Very Good dj

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17.   Houston, James.   Kiviok's Magic Journey: An Eskimo Legend.   Publisher: New York: A Margaret K. McElderry Book/Atheneum, 1973.. First edition ISBN: 0689304196 4to. (unpag.) Reinforced cloth binding. Endpapers, interior clean & bright. Dj rubbed, nicked. Based on Eskimo folk legend. Two-color illustrations. Cloth Cloth Fine in Very Good dj

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18.   Houston, James.   Spirit Wrestler.   Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980.. ISBN: 015184755x 8vo. 306 pp. Light soiling to edges of cover. Signed and inscribed to half-title. Dj has light wear to edges. Story of Eskimo adventure in Canada. Cloth Cloth Near Fine in Near Fine dj

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19.   de Coccola, Raymond; and Paul King, Illustrated by: Illustrated by James Houston   Ayorama   Publisher: Oxford University Press New York 1956. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Hardcover Bit of VERY light bumping at the tips of the top corners. Else binding clean. A bit shaken. Some age-darkening to page top edges. Else pages clean. Some rubbing, bumping at DJ spine extremities. DJ corner lightly chipped. Some rubbing along DJ front flap folds. Some rubbed soil to DJ rear panel. Inner DJ taped at spine extremities and corner edges. ; 316 pages

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20.   Houston, James D. with Eddie Kamae   Hawaiian Son The Life & Music of Eddie Kamae   Ai Pohaku Press, Honolulu, c.2004, 8vo., cloth, 258pp., many photos., signed inscription by author (Kamae), F/F $

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21.   Houston, James   The White Dawn: An Eskimo Saga   Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1971. 1st edition . 275p. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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22.   Houston, James, Illustrator: James Houston   Confessions of an Igloo Dweller   Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., c1995. 1st printing. 320p., illus. Autobiographical narrative of Houston's living with the Inuits on Baffin Island from 1948 to 1962. Hardcover Very good condition very good d.j. good

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23.   Houston, James A.   The white dawn; an Eskimo saga, by James Houston. Drawings by the author   Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. Book Club edition. Publisher isbn: 0151961158. 275pp., map (on lining papers) 21 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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24.   Houston, James D   Gasoline: The Automotive Adventures of Charlie Bates   Publisher: Capra Press Santa Barbara, CA, 1980. Very Good in Good dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 0884961443 In Good DJ ; Signed by author. Hardback (gold cloth spine/red boards). B&W illustrations. Collection of short stories about automobiles; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages; Signed by Author

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25.   Houston, James A. (Design & Layout) , Photos by Bert Beaver & The National Film Board   Canadian Eskimo Art   Publisher: Dept Of Northern Affairs Ottawa, 1957. Very Good, Paperback Paperback. 40 pp. B&W & brown-tint illustrations; 4to; 40 pages

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26.   Houston, James, Illustrated by: Houston, James   EAGLE MASK A West Coast Indian Tale   Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. New York, NY 1966. 64 pp, brown cloth boards w/black lettering, w/wht-grn-brn dj w/illustrated front & pictorial back covers. Author catches the beauty & mystery of the tribal ceremonies of the Northwest Indians &, in his prose & illustrations, displays a power & vigor worthy of these sturdy people. Story of young prince of the Eagle clan, trials of endurance, rituals, & celebrations that marked the coming of age of this future chieftain. missing ffep First Edition Good Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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27.   Houston, James   The White Dawn   Publisher: New York Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, Inc 1971. VG : in very good condition with rubbed dust jacket First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 275pp. b&w plates.

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28.   Houston, James Illustrator: Illustrated by Drawings by Author   WHITE DAWN An Eskimo Saga   Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York NY 1971. Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 275 pages

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29.   Houston, James Illustrator: Illustrated by Drawings by Author   WHITE DAWN An Eskimo Saga   Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York NY 1971. First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped; 275 pages

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30.   Houston, James   MEN IN MY LIFE And Other More or Less True Recollections of Kinship   Publisher: Creative Arts Book Company Berkeley, CA 1987. First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; James Houston writes about his Tennessee ancestors, his Texas Uncles, his California Barber, his college football coach, his father, fighter piolets, explorers, musicians and drifters. ; 163 pages

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31.   Houston, James Illustrator: Illustrated by Drawings by Author   WHITE DAWN An Eskimo Saga   Picture
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich New York NY 1971. Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 275 pages

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32.   Houston, James.   Spirit Wrestler.   Publisher: New York Harcourt Brace 1980. First edition Hardcover Very good- condition in very good- dust jacket . #10810

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33.   Astounding (Walter M. Miller, Jr; Chad Oliver; K. Houston Brunner; James E. Gunn; Eric Frank Russell; J. J. Coupling)   ASTOUNDING Science Fiction: January, Jan. 1955   Publisher: Street & Smith NY 1955. Vol. LIV, No. 5. Edited by John W. Vampbell, Jr. X-mas cover art by Freas. Includes "The Darfsteller" (short novel) by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; "Field Expedient" (novelette) by Chad Oliver; "Armistace" by K. Houston Brunner; "Without Portfolio" by James E. Gunn; "Nothing New" by Eric Frank Russell. Article: "On Atomic Jets" by J. J. Coupling. Reader's Departments: "The Editor's Page"; "In Times to Come"; "The Analytical Laboratory"; "The Reference Library"; "Brass Tacks". Illustrated by Freas and Van Dongen. 1/4" missing from lower spine. Single Issue Magazine Very Good

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34.   Astounding (Walter M. Miller, Jr; Chad Oliver; K. Houston Brunner; James E. Gunn; Eric Frank Russell; J. J. Coupling)   ASTOUNDING Science Fiction: January, Jan. 1955   Picture
Publisher: Street & Smith NY 1955. Vol. LIV, No. 5. Edited by John W. Vampbell, Jr. X-mas cover art by Freas. Includes "The Darfsteller" (short novel) by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; "Field Expedient" (novelette) by Chad Oliver; "Armistace" by K. Houston Brunner; "Without Portfolio" by James E. Gunn; "Nothing New" by Eric Frank Russell. Article: "On Atomic Jets" by J. J. Coupling. Reader's Departments: "The Editor's Page"; "In Times to Come"; "The Analytical Laboratory"; "The Reference Library"; "Brass Tacks". Illustrated by Freas and Van Dongen. A little worn at lower foredge corner. Single Issue Magazine Very Good+

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35.   Astounding (Walter M. Miller, Jr; Chad Oliver; K. Houston Brunner; James E. Gunn; Eric Frank Russell; J. J. Coupling)   ASTOUNDING Science Fiction: January, Jan. 1955   Picture
Publisher: Street & Smith NY 1955. Vol. LIV, No. 5. Edited by John W. Vampbell, Jr. X-mas cover art by Freas. Includes "The Darfsteller" (short novel) by Walter M. Miller, Jr.; "Field Expedient" (novelette) by Chad Oliver; "Armistace" by K. Houston Brunner; "Without Portfolio" by James E. Gunn; "Nothing New" by Eric Frank Russell. Article: "On Atomic Jets" by J. J. Coupling. Reader's Departments: "The Editor's Page"; "In Times to Come"; "The Analytical Laboratory"; "The Reference Library"; "Brass Tacks". Illustrated by Freas and Van Dongen. Wear over staples, with faint hinge creasing - else Near Fine. Single Issue Magazine Very Good+ to Near Fine

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