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Warrior for a Lost Nation: a Biography of Sitting Bull
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Warrior for a Lost Nation: a Biography of Sitting Bull

By Johnson, Dorothy M.

Philadelphia: Westminster Press. Good in Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Mylared dust jacket has chips, tears, light soil and toned edges. Not price clipped. Tan cloth boards with red imprint. Rust-colored soil on top edge of boards, light soil on edges. Personally inscribed by the author on the first free endpaper. Frontis portrait and several plates of pictographs by Sitting Bull. Dorothy M. Johnson taught journalism in Montana and was an honorary member of the Blackfeet tribe best known for her Western fiction. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 173 pp; Signed by Author .

$75.00

O'Neill: Son and Artist
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O'Neill: Son and Artist

By Sheaffer, Louis

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has tears, chips, dampstains, and soil. Not price clipped. Green cloth boards with black and gilt imprint. Spine shaken. Dampstain on rear board, bumped and rubbed corners and edges. Light soil on text block edges, creasing of a few pages. This copy is personally inscribed by the author to photographer Nickolas Muray and his wife Peggy. One of the most comprehensive biographies of Eugene O'Neill ever published. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 750 pp; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Edmund Hillary: the Life of a Legend
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Edmund Hillary: the Life of a Legend

By Booth, Pat

Auckland, NZ: Moa Beckett. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Mylared dust jacket has lightest edge wear. Not price clipped. Grey boards with gilt imprint have rubbed and bumped edges and corners. Spine slightly cocked. Light soil on top edge. Interior clean. Signed on the title page by Edmund Hillary. With many black and white and color photo plates. As a young journalist New Zealander Pat Booth covered the news of Hillary's 1953 expedition and return. Here he describes four decades of Hillary's career. With a foreword by Peter Mulgrew. ; Color Photographs; 10" x 7 1/2"; 208 pp; Signed by Biographee .

$95.00

Life and Adventures of Christopher Carson, the Celebrated Rocky Mountain  Hunter, Trapper, and Guide
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Life and Adventures of Christopher Carson, the Celebrated Rocky Mountain Hunter, Trapper, and Guide

By Burdett, Charles

Philadelphia: G. G. Evans. Good. 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound in three quarter red leather over marbled paper boards, gilt imprint. Rubbed and bumped corners and edges with some blackening of leather. Gilt top edge, some minor pitting from insect damage on edges. Bookplate on front pastedown and another owner's name written on the title page. Newer endpapers are clean; some dampstains are on the original first few pages including the title page and frontispiece, with light soil on a few other pages. 374pp + [16] adverts. An early biography of Kit Carson. Wagner-Camp 353: 1: "This work is largely a compilation of stories and legends. Parts are taken from Fremont and De Witt Peters." ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 374 pp .

$275.00

A Roomful of Hovings
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A Roomful of Hovings

By McPhee, John

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Five profiles make up John McPhee's fifth book: MoMA director Thomas P. F. Howing, forager Euell T. Gibbons, MIT fellows in Africa, Robert Twyman of Wimbledon, and travel guide writer Temple Fielding. Inscribed to previous owner on half title page. Interior clean, binding tight. Some light wear to edges of boards. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped and has some very small chips along edges.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$195.00

Women of the Second Empire: Chronicles of the Court of Napoleon III
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Women of the Second Empire: Chronicles of the Court of Napoleon III

By Loliee, Frederic

London, UK: John Lane. Good. 1907. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fifty one portraits, three in photogravure, of women of the Second Empire. Some light wear to blue cloth boards, edges are rubbed, corners bumped. Interior is clean, binding tight.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$75.00

Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America
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Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America

By Doig, Ivan

New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. A "journal of a journal" in which Doig explores the places and memories of James Gilchrist Swan, a frontier dweller who lived among the Makah tribe near Port Townshend, WA. Advance copy, signed on title page. Light wear to blue paper wraps, interior is clean.; Advance Reading Copy/Proof; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$150.00

Snowshoe Thompson
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Snowshoe Thompson

By Quille, Dan de

Los Angeles, CA: Glen Dawson. Very Good. 1954. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Volume XXI of the Early California Travels Series, one of 210 copies. This series was published between 1951 and 1961 and includes a total of 50 small books, often with pictorial or decorative boards. Tale of Norwegian-American immigrant John "Snowshoe" Thompson, who carried mail through the snowy Sierra and is regarded to be one of the fathers of skiing in California. Some light soil and toning to boards with decorative motif.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$125.00

History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham
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History of the Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham

By Godwin, William

London, UK: G. Kearsley. Fair. 1783. Hardcover. Biography of the elder William Pitt. Leather boards with gilt edges, leather split at head of spine, water damage to boards and text block. Pages foxed throughout. Previous owners' bookplates on front endpaper, some ink signatures on title page.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$225.00

The Trial of U.S. Grant: The Pacific Coast Years, 1852-1854

By Ellington, Charles G.

Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.: Arthur H Clark. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1987. Limited and Numbered. Full-Leather. 0870621696 . Collector's Edition, 39/50, signed by author on limitation page. Leather covered boards and blank white dust jacket show little wear.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$87.50

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival
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Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival

By Ollestad, Norman

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ecco Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 0061766720 . Lightly read copy, signed by author on title page. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$25.00

Words, Weather, and Wolfmen: Conversations with Tony Hillerman

By Hillerman, Tony and Bulow, Ernie

Gallup, NM: The Southwesterner Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. Limited and Numbered. Leather Slipcase. 0914001051 . Limited edition 292/350, triple signed by author, illustrator, and foreword author. Mottled tan leatherette binding is tight with slight shelfwear to bottom board corners. Interior is clean, colored illustration opposite signed limitation page. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket is clean and sharp, dark brown leather slipcase has wear to corners.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$175.00

George W.P. Hunt and His Arizona
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George W.P. Hunt and His Arizona

By Goff, John S.

Pasadena, CA: Socio-Technical Publications. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Biography of seven-time Progressive governor of Arizona. Boards slightly rubbed on edges, mylar-wrapped dust jacket has been price-clipped.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$10.00

Trackdown : The Search for the Mad Trapper
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Trackdown : The Search for the Mad Trapper

By North, Dick

Toronto, ON: Macmillan of Canada. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1989. No Binding. 0771592094 . Historian Dick North describes his twenty-year investigation to establish the identity of a man who killed an RMPC constable and led authorities on a 45-day chase across the tundra. Signed and inscribed by author to previous owner on title page. Ex-library copy, some labels and stamps, light wear to boards and mild soil to edges of text block. Dust jacket has library stickers, is sunned along spine and creased on edges.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$15.00

Stephen Harriman Long, 1784-1864: Army Engineer, Explorer, Inventor

By Wood, Richard G.

Glendale, CA: Arthur H Clark. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Cloth. Prolific inventor who developed designs for steam locomotives and river craft, and explorer of many parts of the American West. Blue cloth boards with gold imprint on spine. Top edge of text block stained blue. Interior clean, binding tight.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$10.00

Riley Grannan's Funeral

By Knickerbocker, W.H.

Reno, NV: A. Carlisle and Company. Very Good. 1931. Stapled Soft Cover. Small pamphlet in decorative dark grey-green wraps with brass-colored text, contains copy of eulogy given by Knickerbocker at Grannan's funeral in 1908. Some wear to edges of wraps and creases at corners. Interior clean, inscription in pencil from a previous owner on first free page.; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$37.50

Robert Wilbur Steele, Defender of Liberty

By Wilder, Walter Lawson

Denver, CO: Carson-Harper Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Good first edition hardcover. Memorial Edition, Privatedly Printed. No. 108 of 200 copies. Black cloth with gold lettering. Bumped and lightly rubbed. Pages 1-6 have come loose from the binding, but are present. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Very rare book.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$75.00

Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise
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Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise

By Nelson, Gaylord;Wozniak, Paul R.;Campbell, Susan;Wozniak, Paul A.

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Univ of Wisconsin Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Cloth. 0299180409 . Very clean with tight binding, square binding. Dustjacket is wrapped in mylar and shows no signs of rubbing or wear. Signed by Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day. Foreword by Robert F. Kennedy.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$12.50

Florizel's Folly
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Florizel's Folly

By Ashton, John

London, UK: Chatto & Windus. Good. 1899. Hardcover. Concerning the follies of George IV, who originally assumed the Shakespearean character Prince Florizel's name in letters to paramour Mary Robinson. 3/4 leather with marbled endpapers and gilt accents, top edge gilt. Unusual in leather. Edges of boards are rubbed. Marbled endpapers with previous owner's bookplate. Foxing throughout, binding is tight.; Book; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall .

$100.00

Who's Who in Arizona: Vol 1 1913

By Conners, Jo

Tucson, Arizona: Press of the Arizona Daily Star. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1913. Cloth. Pale blue cloth-covered boards rubbed along edges, binding tight, calico floral endpapers and interior clean. Gilt on spine faded with age.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$17.50

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