First edition in dust jacket (334), BMcC (189), First edition (164), Inscribed (87), Materials for the Study of Alaska History (51), Classics of Naval Literature (42), First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed. (38), Signed (37), Lakeside Classics series (31), Artz Collection (28), HBRS (27), Frontier Military Series (24), Hidden Springs of Custeriana series (17), Bibliotheca Australiana (16), First edition. Inscribed. (15), Ye Galleon Press (15), American Revolution Bicentennial Series (15), Spain in the West series (15), First edition in dust jacket. Signed. (14), Osprey Men-At-Arms series (14), 2 vols. (12), First edition in dust jacket. MacMillan Wars of the United States series. (11), Champlain Society (11), Army Lineage Series (10), 2 copies (10), The American Forts series (9), Southwest Historical Series (8), Arno Press (8), First edition. Signed. (8), Kansas Forts series (8), First edition. Lacks dust jacket. (7), North American Fur Trade Conference (7), Dover Thrift Editions (7), Monticello Monograph series (6), Advance reading copy (5), The American Trails Series (4), Second Printing (4), Hudson’s Bay Record Society (4), First edition in dust jacket. The New American Nation series (3), Authored section (3), ex-library (3), 2 volumes (3), signed (3), BMcC. Inscribed. (3), 3 volumes (2), First printing (2), Master's Thesis (2), In slipcase (2), ex-library (damaged) (2), Reprint (2), 3 vols. (2), First edition in dust jacket. Macmillan Wars of the United States series. (2), Source Custeriana series (2), CAM house (2), First edition in dust jacket. Author acknowledgement. (2), First edition in dust jacket. The American Trails Series. (2), 4 volumes (2), Inscribed. Osprey Men-At-Arms series. (2), Second edition (2), Slipcased (2), Signed by editor (2), Rivers of America series (2), One later printing. 10 vols. (1), Inscribed. Acknowledgement. (1), Monticello's Stacking Bookcases (1), "Alaska's Russian Heritage" (1), James Madison's Notes on the Constitutional Convention and his papers (1), BMcC. Signed. (1), Review copy - limited to 1000 copies (1), First edition. Copy signed by author's wife. (1), First edition. Cloth-bound. Small spine lettering. (1), Partial inventory of the library at Shadwell (1), First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed.Inscribed . (1), Woodward & Lothrop edition (1), Photocopy Reprint (1), One first edition (1), Pacific University; Spain and England's Quarrel over Oregon; The Log of the 'Princesa' (1), Red Randall Series #4 (1), Red Randall Series #6 (1), 546/1005 (1), MacMillan Wars of the United States series. Ex-library. (1), "The Redcoats' Brown Bess" (1), "The Lewis and Clark Expedition as an Enlightenment Topic" (1), 1 signed; 1 second printing copy (1), 31 issues (1), First edition in dust jacket. Two volumes. Slipcased. (1), First Pocket Book paperback edition (1), First edition. Two volumes in modern full leather binding. (1), Libraries of the stars (1), First Greenwood Press edition (1), BMcC. The American Trails Series. (1), Inscribed by Baumer (1), Western Frontiersman Series (1), The Revolution Trilogy (1), vol. 1 signed (1), Northwest Historical Series (1), Slipcased. (1), First edition in dust jacket. Frontier Military Series X (1), 2 vols. First edition (1), In original shipping box (1), Inscription by Mrs. Wall (1), First edition. Two volume set. (1), Inscribed. Army Lineage Series (1), signed by A.B. Guthrie (1), (1 of first 100) (1), First edition. Signed. Lacks dust jacket. (1), In 16 sections (1), CSU professor (1), copy annotated by J. Golden Taylor (1), Heavily annotated by previous owner who served prewar onboard USS Yarnall (HMS Lincoln). (1), Signed by participant (1), First edition in slipcase (1), First edition signed by author (1), First edition signed (1), Before Gold: California Under Spain and Mexico series (1), Jefferson Monograph series (1), First edition in dust jacket. Signed. American Trails Series. (1), First edition. Two volume set (1), signed by Dana Andrews (1), Volume XXVI (1), with inclusions. (1), WW II Ship's Cruise Book (1), Signed by 5 authors (1), First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed to James Balducchi (1), The Queen Mary edition (1), Early Western Travels (1), review copy of Prof. H.C. Nixon (1), First edition. Cloth-bound. Large spine lettering. (1), Canada's Fur-Trading Empire (1), First edition. Soft leatherette cover. (1), Limited leather bound edition in slipcase (1), 10 volumes (1), 2 sets (1), signed by author and illustrator (1), First English edition (1), PhD dissertation (1), editor. (1), 2 first edition copies (1), 2nd Session (1), Third edition (1), Red leathette binding with gold tooling around edge. Marbled end papers. Tag on title page states: 'House of Representatives. Document No. 755. 58th Congress (1), 410/1000 (1), 1004/2100 (1), First edition in dust jacket. Rivers of America series. (1), Inscribed: 'From the World War II Vessel USS Quincy' (1), Author acknowledgement (1), Inscribed. Author acknowledgement. (1), Inscribed. (1), 8 vols. (1), Reading copy (1), Inscribed by Kenny Smith (1), Director (1), boxed (1), 2nd copy (1), second copy (1), 3rd printing (1), first edition thus (1), 1936 (1), 2 vols (1), Thirteenth edition (1), Friday Harbor (1), Hakluyt Society (1), Typescript (1), Congressional Record (1), WA (1), 3rd edition (1), U.S. National Forests (1), First American edition (1), Third printing (1), First edition in dust jacket. Signed by co-author and Vernon Baker. (1), Photos by GJC (1), 1999. BMcC. (1), Antiques: Chess Sets (1), "A Royal Welcome for the Russian Navy" (1), "Seward's Wise Folly" (1), "Yanks in Siberia" (1), "Russians in California" (1), "The Mexican Army" (1), Missing Vols. 35 & 54 (1), From the library of Clarance S. Darrow (his bookplate). Stamped with eagle imprint reading "J. Darrow" (1), England's Getty Center (1), "The Estate of Dr. John McLoughlin: The Papers Discovered" (1), Home Libraries and Offices (1), Secrets of Great Libraries (1), Our National Parks (1), Signed by Medal of Honor Recipient Nicholas Oresko (1), Congressional Medal of Honor Society (1), Russian Sitka (1), Alaska: Protecting the Patrimony (1), 1 of 250 copies (1), "The Seige of Wake Island" (1), "The Oahu Turrets" (1), Signed by descendents of John and Abigail Adams (1), First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed by LaChapell (1), Signed by Ed Bearss (1), First edition. Signed by William F. Draper. (1), First American edition in dust jacket (1), First edition in dust jacket. Paper copy signed. (1), BMcC. First edition in dust jacket. Inscribed. (1), Copy signed by author's wife (1), Special inscribed first edition produced for residents of Sitka. Slipcased. (1), Inscribed by John D. McDermott (1), Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve (1), The New American Nation series (1), Special limited first edition. 786/1000 (1), in slipcase and box (1), Insignia of the United States Armed Forces (1), Our Flag Number (1), The Heraldry of Heroism (1), Heroes of Wartime Service and Mercy (1), Painting History in the Pacific (1), 599/700 (1)
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Gary J. Candelaria
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I simply love books and libraries! I have been collecting books on western Americana, the US Navy in WWII, the British Army, the fur trade, Russian America, American military history, Lewis and Clark, Thomas Jefferson, and general history, science, and philosophy for about 35 years. I don't know exactly how many books I have, but roughly estimate ~5,000 cloth and paperback books.

I have visited libraries across the US - Braintree (John Adams's home), Monticello, Washington, D.C., Hearst Castle (CA), The Huntington (CA), Harvard, Mission Carmel (1st library on the west coast north of Mexico), Montpelier (James Madison's home), the Naval Institute in Annapolis - and in Florence, Rome, the Vatican, Russia, where ever they'll let me in, even if I don't speak the language!

Tho' my collection is primarily used and rare books, I'm known for keeping more than one retail bookstore profitable in my pursuits.
Om mig

Retired U.S. National Park Service ranger and park superintendent. Married with two lovely daughters, one grown, one starting college.

During my NPS career, I served at Saratoga National Historical Park (NY), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (MO), Sitka National Historical Park (AK), Fort Laramie National Historic Site (WY), Pinnacles National Monument (CA), and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (AK).

Currently working as a contractor updating the "Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships."

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Boghandlere: Argonaut Book Shop, Bartleby's Books, Berryville Old Book Shop, Blue Plate Books, Farenheit 451 Booksellers, Four Seasons Books, Lyrical Ballad Bookstore, Old Harbor Books, Powell's City of Books (Portland), The Book Shop, Title Wave Books - Midtown Store, Weller Book Works


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