Pacific Rim Used Books

PO Box 565

Anacortes, Washington 98221 USA

Telephone: 360-293-7824

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Pacific Rim Used Books started selling books on the internet in 1995 as a part of "The Business" , a bricks-and-mortar store . The Business, founded in 1978 by Glen Des Jardins and now owned by Nick Rennis, continues to serve Anacortes and online customers via its selection of fiercely independent new music.

Thanks to all our customers who have made 25 plus years of online book selling worth while.

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 Real picture Postcard of Native Woman, Jasper, Alberta
14481 Taylor, G. Morris, Real picture Postcard of Native Woman, Jasper, Alberta Self-published Paperback 1 Very good Postcard, RPPC, of Native woman in furs. Jasper, Alberta Photo, Native American, First Nation, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, ephemera $20

 Nine 3.5 x 5 inch real picture postcards from Western Montana

13486 Anon Nine 1920s Real Picture Postcards From Western Montana, 1920s.

Nine 3.5 x 5 inch real picture postcards from Western Montana. Seven cards have writing on the back. Stark, Montana School House, Tom Lewis's house, Milwaukee train wreck at Huson, Lewis & Finafrack, Pete Thompson Place, Zentner Kids (had scarlet fever) old man Finafrock. Montana, Stark Mountain, Huson, Finafrack, Zentner, photography, ephemera $30

 Aunt Veva and Aunt Ava Hamilton, Twins

14523 Ford, photographer, Aunt Veva and Aunt Ava Hamilton, Twins 1910 Paperback 1 Fair to good. One corner is creased. 3 x 4 inch sepia picture on a 4.5 x 5.5 mount of twins Veva and Ava Hamilton. Documentation on the back. Photo $20

 F. Borgia, Three Portraits from 1890s Los Angles

16026 F. Borgia, Photographer, F. Borgia, Three Portraits from 1890s Los Angles F. Borgia 1890s Good. Very light soiling and wear. The images are 3.5x 5 inches. Two portraits are mounted on 9x6 inch cards, one is 9x7 inches. The images are 3.5x 5 inches. Lovely photography, Italian American? subjects, in the 1890s. 674 San Fernando St., Los Angeles, California. (aaap) Photography, F. Borgia, California, ephemera $100

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Vintage RV

Restaurant Menus 1940-1960




The Alaska Highway in 1962

Pulling An Airstream Trailer With A 1956 Chevrolet

16427 Raney, Vic, The Alaska Highway, Trailer Travel Magazine from 1962. Good condition. A stapled 5 page article from Trailer Travel Magazine about the Alaska Highway in 1962. A 1956 Chevrolet Station Wagon is towing an Airstream Trailer of a similar vintage. There are 7 b&w Photos. Recreation Vehicle, Alaska Highway, Alaska, Airstream, Automotive, Chevrolet $20

Ralph Grossman's

New Bohemian Cafe, 7th and Bell, Seattle Washington

Guest Register - 1946-1948

The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle
The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle The New Bohemian Cafe, Seattle

15724 Grossman, Ralph. Guest Register for The New Bohemian Cafe in Seattle 1946 - 1948
A Hardback with 70 pages. Fair condition. Worn, soiled, some tears, old tape yellowing, etc. 10 x 14 inches, signatures,
addresses and comments by movers and shakers in Seattle in the mid 1940s and many other folks - rich, famous and otherwise.
Includes a letter from a friend at the Waldorf - Astoria and an 8 x 10 of a 1940's Lincoln at the restaurant.

Grossman helped found the Seattle Seafair and was involved in many other civic projects. $100

Rebuilding a 1969 Chinook Camper

"A Joy Forever, RA"

For more titles and ephemera visit our Automotive Page.

Books and ephemera on The Grand Coulee Dam Construction

Korea - Japan photo album, circa 1950s

Pan American Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album Korea - Japan Photo Album

15236 Korea - Japan Photo Album, cira 19500s 15.5 x 10.5 inches, black pages with tissue guards. There are a total of ten 8 x 10 inch b&w photos, some mounted with photo corners. Two are duplicates. One photo is of Mt. Fuji, there's a picture of the inside of a bus or street car, a farming scene, a delightful picture of two girls with an improvised teeter totter, one of the "San Francisco Beer Hall (in Korea) " and a harbor scene in Stockton, CA.

The photographer was a USN Aviation Ordanceman with Patrol Squadron 871 (VP 871) The back of the teeter totter picture is labeled "Korea Playground" with technical photo information and Kimpo Airfield is mentioned as the location. The album is in good condition. Some of the photo corners are loose and some of the tissue guards are creased. Other tissue guards are torn, creased or missing parts. The front and back inside paste-downs have wrinkles. $75

Pan American World Airways Round The World Flight Log, 1951

Pan American S.S. Pan American Airways

15197 Pan American World Airways, Your Clipper Flight Log, 1951 Paperback, 24 pages In good condition with light shelf wear. 4.25 x 8 inches, the record of a Round The World flight in 1951 by Bernard M. Kunes, retired Lehigh Valley Railroad Conductor. Left from Inglewood California on January the 7th and returned from Formosa and Hawaii on March 12th. Approximately 24 flights. All are mentioned with aircraft involved noted as well as the weather. Aviation, ephemera, Boeing Stratocruiser, Pan American Airways, PAA

Two months of travel time in several plane types. The DC-3, DC-4, the Lockheed Constellation and the Boeing Stratocruiser. The January 8th Stratocruiser flight from New York to Shannon, Ireland via Gander Newfoundland lasted 20? hours "...The last 4 1/2 hours on 3 engines - 110 MPH Tailwind prevented returning to Gander." Shannon - Dark, Foggy, Sprinkles.... $45

Books In Dutch

The Patria Series of Dutch Cultural History & other titles

Books in Dutch, The Patria Series