Pacific Rim Used Books
PO Box 565
Anacortes, Washington 98221 USA
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.
Glen Des Jardins
You can also search for our titles and order from:
Abe Books Pacific Rim Used Books Store Front
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Last modified November 30, 2023
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New Arrivals and Featured Items
One person's paper trash is another person's
A mostly paper trail of our past existance not normally saved.
We have saved and cataloged more than 500 pieces for your
possibly time-wasting entertainment.
A Miner's Copper Business Card
15376 Hall, Ernest R., Ernest R. Hall business card on thin copper, Ernest R. Hall circa 1940s? Good. 3.5 x 1.75 inches, the business card of Ernest R. Hall, gold, copper, barite properties in Salome, Arizona. Salome "Where She Danced." Mining, Ephemera, Salome, Arizona $25
1913-14 Invitation To An Air Show
13141 Petoskey, Michigan Order of Elk's Third Annual State Convention Circa 1913-14. Faint soiling. 3.5 x 5.5 card, an Official Invitation to the Third annual State Convention of Michigan Elks. The Program on the back features Hydro-Aeroplane flights by M. C. DeRemer of Bay City. (Actually pioneer Michigan aviator L. H. DeRemer), Dolly Dimple, 550 lb Circus Fat Lady and Walter's Carnival Company (spelled carnial...) More Ephemera, Aviation $40
More on DeRemer
A janitor at Princeton went through Einstein's waste basket?
12442 Four empty Envelopes for Letters Sent to Albert Einstein in WW2 from the 1940s.
Fair condition. Wear, tear and some soiling. An unknown from Bolivia with stamps and a U.S. Censor cancel. Rem. A. Terracini from Tucuman, Argentina.
There are stamps on the front, cancels and a label on the back. Mr. Tausry from Gibraltar.
Stamps on the back and censors tape. Dr. Charles Bergner, Ajaccio, Corsica. Stamps, labels, censor's tape, etc. Philately - Stamp Collecting, censored mail. $40
The Ephemera Society of America
Norwegian Head Cheese
...with Bread and Butter, Potato Salad and Beverage, 85 Cents at
16447 The Bison Hotel, Fargo, North Dakota, Circa early 1950s? 4 pages, Good. 9 x 12 inches,
"The Very Best In Scandinavian and American Food."
Restaurant Menus, Ephemera $30
Panama and the Panama Canal
17000 The Toledo Pressed Steel Co., Circa 1950, 'The Sure way to Safety' Use Toledo Torches, trade catalog, automotive, ephemera. $20
16864 Zi-Chang, Tang, Fundamentals Of Chinese Culture 3 Volumes:
Poems of Tang
Principles of Conflict (Has blotter tissue for the chop)
Wisdon of Dao (Has blotter tissue for the chop)
Hardbacks bound in silk with leather spines, clear plastic wrappers, all in slip cases. Author chop on all title pages.
T. C. Press 1969, Good condition. Lightly worn slip cases. Plastic dust wrappers - wrappers have some wrinkles.
Tang poetry, wisdom of Dao, Taoism, Principles of conflict a rewrite of Sun Zi's "Art of War".
Includes the original 10 x 7 inch prospectus. $800
16887 Keller, Helen, Autographed letter from 1943. Fair to good.
Edges of one side torn when opening the envelope.(enclosed)
Keller writes commenting on the war and pressures on democracy. She also asked for a contribution
to The American Foundation for the Blind. $400
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