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Jawbone - Sunset on the Lone Pine
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Jawbone - Sunset on the Lone Pine

By Serpico, Phil

Palmdale, CA: Omni Publications. New. 2006. Hardcover. Red-orange boards in publisher's shrink wrap. New, and has not been examined out of shrink wrap. This book provides a history of a branch of the Southern Pacific Railroad called the "Jawbone." ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$28.00

Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the  Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax
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Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax

By Bowles, Samuel

Springfield, MA And New York: Samuel Bowles & Company and Hurd & Houghton. Good. 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth boards with title gilt on spine. Boards have light wear to head and foot of spine, light soiling to spine and all edges. Previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper. Text block has moderate foxing throughout and first front endpaper has a tear. Gutters are cracked. Includes 6pp of advertisements at back of book and fold-out map opposite title page. Map is in fair condition with tears along folds affecting content, and light foxing and soiling. Samuel Bowles, editor of the Springfield Republican made several rail trips west from Springfield, Massachusetts in the company of Schuyler Colfax, Speaker of the House of Representatives. They visited the mining regions of Colorado, Nevada and California, spent time with Mormons, sailed up the Columbia River, visited the British Provinces of the North and spent several weeks in San Francisco. Includes a hand-colored map of the Territories and Pacific states that were visited on the trip. Sabin 7077. Graff 370. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 452 pp .

$45.00

Casas Grandes: a Fallen Trading Center of the Gran Chichimeca-8 Volume Set
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Casas Grandes: a Fallen Trading Center of the Gran Chichimeca-8 Volume Set

By Di Peso, Charles C.

Dragoon, AZ: Amerind Foundation. Very Good. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873580567 . Eight volumes, sold only as a set. History of the Casas Grandes (Great Houses) archaeological region in Mexico. Cartoon-like illustrations and monochrome photos throughout. Some light shelfwear to boards, three of the volumes still in publsihers shrink-wrap. Set includes drawings, illustrations, figures, photographs, folding maps and notes. Culmination of 15 years of research. Extra shipping will be required. ; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$500.00

Twenty Years Among Our Savage Indians
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Twenty Years Among Our Savage Indians

By Humfreville, Col. James Lee

Hartford, CT: Hartford Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. "A record of personal experiences, observations, and adventures among the Indians of the Wild West; portraying their daily life, habits, traits, religion, ceremonies, dress, savage instincts, and customs in peace and war. With thrilling incidents, exploits, and daring deeds in the lives of famous Indian fighters, scouts, guides, and trappers." U. S. Calvary officer's accounts reflect the biases of the period. Contents cover many native tribes, including Pueblo, Kiowa, Sioux, Blackfoot, Nez Perce, Apache, Cheyenne, Arapaho and more with numerous illustrations in black and white and color. First edition, published for subscribers only. Dark red cloth covered boards with black pictorial cover and gilt-stamped title on the spine. All chromo-lithograph plates present. Boards rubbed on edges, some surface soil. Pages have some toning and stains, but free of markings. Howes H790. ; Book; Chromo-lithograph; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 674 pp .

$350.00

Coyote's History of Moab
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Coyote's History of Moab

By Knighton, Jose

Moab, UT: Compost Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Out-of-print, hard-to-find booklet history of Moab from the days of its earliest settlers into the current tourism boom. Black and tan wrappers. Interior clean. Signed by the author on the title page with non-authorial gift inscription inside front wrapper. Moab's history as only Coyote could tell it. ; Book; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 61 pp; Signed by Author .

$60.00

Tabeau's Narrative of Loisel's Expedition to the Upper Missouri
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Tabeau's Narrative of Loisel's Expedition to the Upper Missouri

By Abel, Annie Heloise (editor)

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket is black and white pictorial with yellow badge in the center, repeated on the spine, wrapped in mylar. With light rubbing and toning, this DJ is in very good condition; has minor wear along the bottom and top edges, and the spine; not price clipped. Green cloth covered boards have gilt title on the spine and yellow stained top edge on the text block. There is very minor shelfwear along the bottom edge. Interior pages are clean and sharp. Translation of the original French by Rose Abel Wright, with historical introduction. Tabeau's journal covers his year living among the Arikara, establishing a fur trade in 1803-1804. ; The American Exploration and Travel Series; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 272 pp .

$18.00

Across the Plains to Santa Fe

By Elder, Jane Lenz

Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University. Fine. 1993. Hardcover. One of 1500 copies. Tan linen boards with a brown and gilt title oval on front. A catalogue of a Santa Fe Trail exhibition at the SMU DeGolyer Library, with an illustrated title page and last page. ; Book; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Signed by Publisher .

$30.00

Many More Mountains Volume 1: Silverton's Roots

By Nossaman, Allen

Durango, CO: Sundance Books. Fine with no dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 0913582476 . Second printing of the 1989 edition. Inscribed by author on title page. Monochrome and some color photographs throughout, with color photographic boards. Interior clean, binding tight. " An illustrated history of the earliest exploration in the high San Juans of southwestern Colorado and of the settlement and founding of Silverton, CO." Allen Nossaman was a long-time resident of Silverton, Colorado and editor of its weekly paper. He researched the area's history over a lifetime and died shortly after this edition was published. ; Book; Color Photographs; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; 352 pp; Signed by Author(s) .

$175.00

The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian Country Affairs
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The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian Country Affairs

By Hillerman, Tony

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Cloth. 0826303064 . Gray cloth boards with very light soiling. Light soiling to top edge. Interior clean, binding tight. Second state dust jacket with one image on rear. Light chipping to edges of jacket, and minor soiling to jacket. Sunning to spine. Inscribed by author on half title page. The essays that make up The Great Taos Bank Robbery tell of a wide variety of incidents, characters, and places that "offer insights into the mystique of this high, dry, tag-end of the American Rockies." ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 147 pp; Signed by Author(s) .

$245.00

New Mexico, Otherwise, the Voiage of Anthony of Espeio
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New Mexico, Otherwise, the Voiage of Anthony of Espeio

By Gonzalez de Mendoza, Juan

Lancaster, PA. Very Good. 1928. Hardcover. First printed in 1586, this 1928 reproduction of the travel account of Anthony of Espeio describes an 1853 visit to the pueblos of New Mexico. Paper boards are rubbed on edges and corners, interior clean, binding tight. Ex-libris Gordon Johnston, a Medal of Honor recipient.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$155.00

Admission of New Mexico into the Union
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Admission of New Mexico into the Union

By U. S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1896. First Edition. Softcover. Copy of H.R. 2259 which granted New Mexico Territory statehood, bound in stiff marbled paper boards. Little wear and no markings to the 1896 printing, very slight rubbing on head and foot of spine.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$35.00

The Life, Travels, and Opinions of Benjamin Lundy; Including His Journeys  to Texas and Mexico; with a Sketch of Cotemporary Events, and a Notice of  the Revolution in Hayti
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The Life, Travels, and Opinions of Benjamin Lundy; Including His Journeys to Texas and Mexico; with a Sketch of Cotemporary Events, and a Notice of the Revolution in Hayti

By Lundy, Benjamin

Philadelphia, PA: William D. Parrish. Good. 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. Benjamin Lundy was a Quaker abolitionist who worked within the US as well as Texas, Mexico, and Haiti. These accounts of his work were compiled by his children. First edition, with fold-out map at rear. Blind-embossed light brown cloth boards are stained, gilt text on spine faded. Some foxing to pages, particularly near endpapers. Missing ffep. Howes E10, Graff 1195.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$950.00

The Mercurio Volante of Don Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora: An Account of  the First Expedition of Don Diego de Vargas into New Mexico in 1692
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The Mercurio Volante of Don Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora: An Account of the First Expedition of Don Diego de Vargas into New Mexico in 1692

By Leonard, Irving Albert

Los Angeles, CA: Quivira Society Publications. Good. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Translation, with an introduction and notes. Interior clean, binding tight. Cream on brown paper boards are toned with age, corners bumped, edges rubbed, spine coming unglued. Quivira Society Publication III.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$35.00

Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating, In compliance with a  resolution of the Senate, the report of Lieutenant Colonel Graham on the  subject of the boundary line between the United States and Mexico.
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Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating, In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, the report of Lieutenant Colonel Graham on the subject of the boundary line between the United States and Mexico.

By Graham, James D.

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Good. 1862. Softcover. The survey of the US - Mexico border after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended up taking six years, with a number of personnel differences and changes throughout before finally getting some work done under the supervision of Emory. Here are the reports of the "disputatious" Lieutenant Colonel Graham to the Secretary of the Interior. With two maps and a profile as called for. Report and maps are housed within a very nice custom folding portfolio within a hard cloth slipcase. Report is loose from its original binding, edges rough and a bit toned.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$300.00

A Southwestern Utopia
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A Southwestern Utopia

By Robertson, Thomas A.

Los Angeles, CA: The Ward Ritchie Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1947. Hardcover. Light wear to boards, interior is clean, wraps a bit soiled and worn on edges.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$9.00

Thirty Explosive Years in Los Angeles County
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Thirty Explosive Years in Los Angeles County

By Ford, John Anson

San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Traces the changes that occurred in LA from the 1930s through the 1960s. Inscribed by author to previous owners, with folded ALS. Very light wear to boards, few small stains on top edge of text block, interior clean, binding tight. Dust jacket worn along edges with a few spots of soil.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$25.00

The Great Depression and Beyond
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The Great Depression and Beyond

By Graves, Lloyd M.

New York, NY: Brookmire Economic Service, Inc.. Very Good. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition of what is considered to be the first printed use of the phrase "The Great Depression." One of the early economic analyses, published in 1932. Red cloth boards have some water damage, edges are rubbed, corners are bumped. Sticker residue on rear cover. Interior clean, binding tight.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$50.00

A History of the Uranium Industry on the Colorado Plateau
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A History of the Uranium Industry on the Colorado Plateau

By Shumway, Gary Lee

Very Good. 1970. Hardcover. Photocopy of a PhD thesis bound in brown cloth. Shumway conducted interviews with many old-timers in southeastern Utah. Some very light wear to boards.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$185.00

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

Old Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles
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Old Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles

By Hafen, Leroy; Hafen, Ann W.

Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. Volume I in The Far West & the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875. Plain brown paper jacket. Third printing. Dark green cloth boards show little wear, some creasing to jacket.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$75.00

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