Get ready for adventure as ghost town expert Philip Varney takes you on a tour of the Pacific Northwest’s most fascinating historic ghost towns, mining camps, fishing villages, lumber towns, and historic forts of Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia. With intriguing anecdotes, current travel information, maps, and outstanding color and historical photographs, this thoroughly practical book serves as both a fascinating history of the Northwest and British Columbia and a trustworthy travel guide to the region’s ghost towns. If you’re an armchair traveler, you’ll appreciate the rich color photographs and descriptive text that bring the region to life. With chapters arranged geographically and featuring detailed maps, this pictorial guide makes traveling the area a breeze. About the Author and Photographers: Long-time ghost-town hunter Philip Varney is the author of Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California." He regularly contributes to "Arizona Highways" magazine and frequently leads travel groups on ghost-town tours. John and Susan Drew’s work has been published worldwide in calendars, magazines, and books, including Voyageur Press’s "Ghost Towns of Colorado" and "Ghost Towns of Northern California."
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Michael J. Kelly If you see the Golden Arches, you know exactly what they mean. McDonald s restaurants have been around since 1955, and have served cheeseburgers, french fries, and other happy meals to billions of people around the world. Besides its popularity for their fast food, McDonald s has also become well-known for pouring its beverages into hundreds of different glasses, cups, mugs, and other drinkware. These various containers have become highly collectible, and have been around since the 1970s. Michael J. Kelly, co-author of the popular Collectible Drinking Glasses, has focused this time specifically on McDonald s drinkware and produced the most comprehensive identification and value guide on this subject. Over 1,600 items, both domestic and foreign, are listed and pictured in almost 300 color photographs. It s the only book to list and price glass, ceramic, pottery, plastic, acrylic, and paper drinkware. Glasses and cups commemorating grand openings, anniversaries, conventions, Hamburger University, Ronald McDonald House, sports, and NASCAR are all featured in this book. There is extensive coverage of convention stemware, paper cups, travel mugs, sports bottles, and sports glassware. Plus it features rare McDonald s managers issues, prototypes, and error glasses never before seen in any publication.
THE DEFINITIVE SOURCEBOOK TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST NEW AREAS OF COLLECTING--HEIRLOOMS FROM THE CIVIL WAR!-- COMPREHENSIVE. The Official Price Guide to Civil War Collectibles features updated price listings and current market values for thousands of Civil War items, including the maps and battlefield orders of President Lincoln, Confederate paper money and tokens, antebellum black memorabilia, civilian and military diaries, the uniforms and weapons of Confederate and Union officers and soldiers, advertising signs and trading cards, flags, sheet music, daguerreotypes, tintypes, photographs, personal papers, and much more! Plus sections on period glassware, textiles, paintings, and political memorabilia.-- SPECIAL FEATURES. Expanded section on Lincoln memorabilia, and brand-new sections on Civil War reenactments (including where to purchase reproductions of uniforms and firearms), historical sites, and battlefields (including POW prisons)--plus a comprehensive list of periodicals and organizations that specialize in the Civil War.-- CLEARLY ORGANIZED. This invaluable guide is arranged alphabetically by category and item for easy, effortless access. -- WRITTEN BY AN EXPERT. Richard Friz has been a collector of Civil War memorabilia for more than fifteen years. He writes articles for several national publications covering auctions and antiques and collectibles shows. He is the author of several popular House of Collectibles price guides, including World s Fair Collectibles and Political Memorabilia.-- FULLY ILLUSTRATED for fast, efficient identification.
Collectors will find this detailed, richly illustrated guide to be the most valuable tool they possess when buying, selling or trading Texaco collectibles. Written by the two most widely respected gas and oil collectibles experts, it covers everything of interest to Texaco collectors.Along with a description of each item, the book includes invaluable information such as dates of when items were originally used or available, and rarity ratings. This book covers Texaco gas pump globes, signs, road maps, promotional items such as trinkets and toys, oil cans, and attendant uniforms. Includes a price guide.
The many 19th and 20th century American Indian collectibles showcased in this book especially embrace authentic weapons and weapon cases, horse gear, tools, stone pipes, and ceremonial items. Actual old trade goods, such as Hudson s Bay collectibles, trade beads, trade cloth, and trade blankets, are also featured. Contemporary replicas of traditional Indian art appear, including clothing, ornamented blankets, pouches and bags, parfleches, and more. Extensive text provides valuable information for collectors on identifying old and new artifacts, plus fascinating background on Indian "hobbyists" around the world. The range of items in each category is comprehensive, and detailed descriptions will be useful for both sellers and collectors. The values reflect actual auction estimates and results. The authors companion volume, The New Four Winds Guide to American Indian Artifacts, has more Indian-made items of both old and new vintage.
Bob Ball explores areas that will surely be of interest to those fascinated by tales of the Old West. Here are photographic examples of tools, barbershop implements, gambling devices, signs and posters, and a myriad of other infinitely interesting collectibles. He features "cowboy" items, including revolvers, pistols, maps, boots, and chaps, and horse gear, such as bits, saddles, and spurs. A fascinating section covers modern items, such as cowboy-movie posters. A thorough price guide ties it all together. For those who enjoyed Bob s Cowboy Collectibles and Western Memorabilia, this new volume of Western memorabilia is a must.
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