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Brinley Hall Albums and Post 10 Sketch Book
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Brinley Hall Albums and Post 10 Sketch Book

By Kimball, Edward P.

Worcester, MA: Edward P. Kimball. Good with no dust jacket. 1896. Hardcover. Brown faux-leather boards with gilt type and decoration on front. Beige and gold patterned endpapers. Moderate shelf wear to boards and spine, and heavy toning to endpapers and edges. Very occasional light soiling to pages of text block, as would be expected for a document of its age. Some small cracking beginning at bottom of front and back gutters and at the bottom of the first 6 pages. Front three endpapers have cracked along spine and are still attached to front board, but not to the rest of the text block. Binding is otherwise tight. A history of Brinley Hall, a military establishment in Worcester, Massachusetts, as documented by Edward P. Kimball. Includes numerous black and white photographs of the many individuals involved with Brinley Hall and various significant locations within the establishment, accompanied by extensive text giving context to the photographs and recounting stories relating to the Hall's history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pp .

$25.00

Men of Cobb & Co.
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Men of Cobb & Co.

By Aisbett, E. J.

Melbourne: Cobb & Co's Old Coach Drivers' Association. Good with no dust jacket. 1940. Pamphlet. Patterned blue paper wrapper with black text and decoration. Light fading and wear to spine. Staples are rusty, but all pages are securely held in place. Text block is clean and unmarked. Only two copies in U. S. Institutions. A short history of the Cobb & Co's Old Coach Drivers' Association, accompanied by several black-and-white photographs and etchings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Ethiopian Realities
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Ethiopian Realities

By Newman, Polson

Great Britain: Unwin Brothers. Good with no dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. Orange cloth boards with black type on front and spine. Toning, soiling, and wear to boards and spine. Edges are heavily toned. Text block is clean and binding is tight. An explanation of the history and contemporary state of Ethiopia in the 1930s, written by Polson Newman after travelling through Ethiopia. Includes several black and white illustrations and photographs of important figures in Ethiopia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 134 pp .

$25.00

Thames Journals of Vicesimus Lush 1868 - 82
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Thames Journals of Vicesimus Lush 1868 - 82

By Drummond, Alison, editor

Christchurch, New Zealand: New Zealand Literary Fund. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. Beige buckram cover with gilt title on spine. Decorative cartographic endpapers. Pictorial dust jacket with watercolor painting on front and photograph of the Lush family on back. Soiling and some wear to dust jacket. Spine is faded, but boards are clean and show little wear. Inscribed by previous owner on inside of front endpaper. Text block is clean and binding is tight. The journals of the first vicar of Thames, Vicesmius Lush, detailing the impacts of gold mining in his community. Edited by Alison Drummond. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pp .

$20.00

Tales of the Colorado Pioneers
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Tales of the Colorado Pioneers

By Hill, Alice Polk

Denver, CO: Piersen & Gardner. Good. 1884. Hardcover. Brown cloth boards with title gilt on spine. Boards have light wear and chipping, and light soiling to edges; endpapers and pastedowns have light soiling and foxing, text block clean. The history of Colorado from 1850s to 1880s. Hill was best known for her prose work, but was Colorado's first official "Poet Laureate." Howes H480. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pp .

$45.00

Beyond the Ranges
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Beyond the Ranges

By Averett, Walter R.

Grand Junction, CO: Walter R. Averett. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Red buckram boards with gilt type on front and spine. Gray dust jacket with black and white image of Carp in 1932 on front and of Gold Bronze Mine in 1956 on back. Dust jacket has wear to edges, including one 3/4" tear secured with a piece of clear tape. Boards have light soiling but little wear. Text block is clean and binding is tight. Stories of people, events, mines, and ranches, mostly in eastern and southern Nevada. Signed by author Walter R. Averett on title page. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 133 pp; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Walker's R. R. Routes- 1853
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Walker's R. R. Routes- 1853

By Adler, Pat, and Walt Wheelock

Glendale, CA: La Siesta Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Hardcover. Brown buckram boards with gilt type on spine. Pictorial dust jacket with protective acetate cover. Tan cartographic endpapers. Light soiling and scuffing to dust jacket. Boards are extremely clean and unworn. Light toning to edges of pages, but text block is unmarked and clean. Binding is tight. A publishing of a California State Senate committee report with the proposed railroad route by Joseph Reddeford Walker, famous mountain-man, fur trapper, and guide for John C. Fremont. Accompanied by many sepia tone photographs, detailed maps, and other contemporary materials to connect the facts to present place names. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pp .

$15.00

Anecdotes of the Rebellion
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Anecdotes of the Rebellion

By Herbert, George B.

Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell, and Kirkpatrick. Fair with no dust jacket. 1894. Staple bound pamphlet. Tan paper wrapper with decorative illustration and title on front. Wrapper and pages are heavily toned. Head and tail of spine each have small piece of scotch tape covering 3/4" tears. Wrapper is unglued from text block, but pages within text block are held securely together with original staples. A collection of anecdotal stories from the perspective of many different individuals who experienced the American Civil War, compiled and arranged by George B. Herbert. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 110 pp .

$15.00

First American Vessel in California: Monterey in 1796
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First American Vessel in California: Monterey in 1796

By Wagner, Henry R.

Los Angeles, CA: Glen Dawson. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1954. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Light blue paper over blue cloth spine with paper paste-down title. Image of boat printed on front cover. Deckled fore edge. Mild toning to edges and endpapers. Toning around edges of boards. Text block is clean and binding is tight. Headpiece and title-page decorations by Robert A. Weinstein. One of 325 copies printed by Caroline Anderson. Volume XX of the Early California Travels Series. This series was published between 1951 and 1961 and includes a total of 50 small books, often with pictorial or decorative boards. ; Book; Thin 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 33 pp .

$28.00

Log City Days
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Log City Days

By Holyoke, Samuel

Galesburg, IL: Knox College Centenary Publications. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth cover with gilt title on front and spine. Deckled fore edge. Has bookplate from maritime historian and professor of history John Haskell Kemble on inside of front board. Light soiling to top edge and very light fading to spine. Bottom of back board has small pencil inscription from 1968. Text block is clean and binding is tight. Contains a foldout chart of Log City, drawn from memory by author Samuel Holyoke. Chart is clean and neatly folded. Two narratives on the settlement of Galesburg, Illinois; the Diary of Jerusha Loomis Farnham and Sketch of Log City by Samuel Holyoke, with an introduction by Earnest Elmo Calkins. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pp .

$14.00

Francisco Garces Pioneer Padre of Kern
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Francisco Garces Pioneer Padre of Kern

By Walker, Ardis M.

Kernville, CA: Kern County Historical Society. Good with no dust jacket. 1946. First Edition. Decorative Hardcover. Beautiful tri-color printed pattern on pink paper boards over red buckram spine with gilt type. Some wear to edges of boards. Toning to edges of pages. Text block is mostly clean; some light pencil marking on page 25 and occasional smudging throughout. Very light cracking at start of second signature. Binding is tight. Number 135 of 500 copies. Inscribed by author and signed by illustrator on title page. The charming, tragic story of the lone padre of the deserts should serve most effectively to establish for the average citizen the grand backdrop of history against which a modern commonwealth moves. An understanding of Kern County and Father Francisco Garces' role in the history of California, accompanied by black-and-white lithographs from Joan Cullimore. ; Lithograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 97 pp; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$23.00

Wings over Ice the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey  Expedition
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Wings over Ice the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition

By Mott, Peter

Great Britain. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1986. Paperback. Blue and white wrapper with black-and-white photographs on front and back. Very light scuffing to wrapper. Toning to front cover and spine. Text block is clean and binding is tight. Contains a variety of maps, diagrams, art plates, and illustrations depicting the islands, expedition members, and equipment. The writing details the 2-year British expedition from 1955-1957 to conduct an aerial survey of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 167 pp .

$15.00

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

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

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

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