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The Southwest
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The Southwest

By Lavender, David

New York, NY: Harper & Row. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060125195 . Grey on brown boards with copper imprint, lightly faded spine with slight slant to boards. Clean interior. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped, in fine condition. Includes ten 3 x 5 note cards with chronological notes on western history taken from the book. Lavender's look at the history of the southwest focusing on Arizona and New Mexico. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$35.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hawk's Nest, or The Last of the Cahoonshees: A Tale of the Delaware Valley  and Historical Romance of 1690
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Hawk's Nest, or The Last of the Cahoonshees: A Tale of the Delaware Valley and Historical Romance of 1690

By Allerton, James M.

Port Jervis, NY: The Gazette Book and Job Print. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1892. First Edition. Softcover. First edition, missing original wraps and rebound in plain sage green paper wraps. Very nice modern quarter leather slipcase more of a clamshell box/slipcase/? hybrid, with marbled paper boards. Boards open to a 3-sided hard box with cardstock flap. Edges and corners are somewhat worn.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$50.00

Through the Mackenzie Basin: A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River  Treaty Expedition of 1899
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Through the Mackenzie Basin: A Narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River Treaty Expedition of 1899

By Mair, Charles; Macfarlane, Roderick

Toronto, ON: William Briggs. Good. 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, stated presentation copy. Three signed letters from retired Hudson's Bay Company trader Roderick MacFarlane, who contributed the sections on mammals and birds of Northern Canada. Fold-out map of the territory negotiated by the 8th treaty. Brown cloth boards are rubbed on edges, corners are rubbed and starting to fray. Hinges are splitting.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$487.50

Papers of the California Historical Society Volume I, Parts 1 and 2
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Papers of the California Historical Society Volume I, Parts 1 and 2

San Francisco, CA: California Historical Society. Fair. 1887. Softcover. Both parts of the first volume. Soiling to wraps, head and foot of spine are chipped away, corners of text block dogeared and missing near front and end. Covers are detached oh on second part, first has been repaired with tape along binding. Interior is a bit foxed throughout, free of markings.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$15.00

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