3 edition of fanciful history of Seattle found in the catalog.
fanciful history of Seattle
|Statement||by Frank McCaffrey.|
|Contributions||McCaffrey, Frank, 1894-1985, book designer., Dogwood Press,, Pacific Northwest History Collection.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. : ill. (hand col.) ; 19 cm.|
|Number of Pages||19|
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(shelved 1 time as seattle-history) avg rating —ratings — published A Fanciful History of Seattle. Seattle: Dogwood Press, First edition. Paperback. " x ". 17pp. Sewn wrappers. Near fine condition. A nicely printed item, produced by Seattle's most noted fine press.
With whimsical hand colored illustrations on every Edition: First Edition. Thrush's book is a rejoinder to all that, a vivid retelling of Native history in Seattle, and it is an incredible history.
At one point, he tells the anecdote of a man hauled in front of a. This is a great book, both for history fans and for people (like me) who typically are less captivated by history.
The format of the book and Ketcherside's great writing make this a real pleasure to read. Because you can pick it up and absorb it in the 2-page chunks of the Lost Seattle icons, it is an awesome book to share with friends/5(28).
Seattle's modern history began on the rain-soaked morning of Novemwhen a bedraggled group of settlers rowed ashore from the schooner Fanciful history of Seattle book and set foot on today's Alki Beach. Most of the party of two dozen men, women, and children had been led by Arthur Denny over the Oregon Trail from Illinois to Portland, Oregon.
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I think his name is Peter Miller. He open Montana Books in Wallingford back in the early s I think, then moved to architecture and downtown. Good luck. Seattle Readers Book Lists. Seattle Readers Book Recommendations.
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The puzzle eventually reached England, where it became very fashionable. The craze quickly spread to other European countries. Now he has a new book, “Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City” (University of Washington Press, pp., $; at booksellers March 1).
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Inthe children's book "Wheedle on the Needle" debuted, offering a fanciful explanation for the blinking red light atop Seattle's Space Needle. Seattleites warmed to the gentle character of. Beaches on Puget Sound and a river leading inside the country have defined the Duwamish Peninsula.
Inlong having discarded the misfit name New York, the town of West Seattle was annexed into Seattle. Being the largest landmass annexed to Seattle brought advantages while West Seattle's neighborhood distinction and independent spirit : ArcadiaPublishing.
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Reading American cities: books about Seattle The north-western American city of entrepreneurs, where nature coexists with a tech-obsessed culture, has a. The opening of Seattle's Lake Washington Ship Canal in spurred the development on Lake Union of a number of boat-building yards that for more than 40 years used traditional methods and materials to produce now-classic sailboats and motor cruisers.
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