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La Familia Chicano (Chicano Families in the Urban Southwest, 1848 to the Present)
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La Familia Chicano (Chicano Families in the Urban Southwest, 1848 to the Present)

By Richard Griswold del Castillo

Ex-library hardcover in Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. With Good dust jacket enclosed in clear Mylar-type dust cover. Has usual library stamps and stickers to spine, back cover, textblock edges, front and back pastedown, and some pages. Also some edge wear and rubbing to boards and tips of spine, discard stamp on top textblock edge. DJ is somewhat protected by dust cover with no tears, some edge wear. Examines common myths about the Chicano family and compares them with the historical realities. Still a solid, very readable copy that is uncommon as a hardcover. 173 pp. [a]

$25.00

The Beginnings of Pottery Making in the San Juan Area: Unfired Prototypes and the Wares of the Earliest Ceramic Period (Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume XXVIII, Part II)
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The Beginnings of Pottery Making in the San Juan Area: Unfired Prototypes and the Wares of the Earliest Ceramic Period (Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume XXVIII, Part II)

By Earl H. Morris

Copy of uncommon First Edition (1927) in Fair+ condition. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, 1" open tear to top of spine, 1/4" open tear to foot of spine, chips along fore edge, light sunning to spine, hinge a bit loose, ex-owners' names on title page, light toning to pages. Remains fairly tight with unmarked text. From the library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler, with his printed signature. Gray wraps, pp 125-198, illus. [z]

$22.00

The Navaho Door
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The Navaho Door

By Alexander H. Leighton, Dorothea C. Leighton

Stated Second Printing (originally published in 1944, but Second Printing may be from 1945). Good+ hardcover in Fair+ dust jacket. Book has tight binding and clean, unmarked pages. Some edge wear to boards, esp. at tips of spine and cover corners, light dust and shelving marks on textblock edges. DJ has wear along all edges and spine, inc. small, open tears at tips, sunning to margins, but is generally intact. The Leightons were physicians who lived among the Navajo in the years before WWII, and this volume presents an interesting snapshot of Dine life in the early-mid 20th C. Tan cloth, 149 pp. [z]

$11.00

Mountain Campus Centennial
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Mountain Campus Centennial

By Platt Cline

Brand new copy in publisher's shrink wrap. Never opened, never read. Cline was a respected historian and longtime resident of Flagstaff, Arizona, where NAU is located, and this volume was written to coincide with the school's centennial. [a]

$20.00

A Many Colored Toga: The Diary of Henry Fountain Ashurst
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A Many Colored Toga: The Diary of Henry Fountain Ashurst

By Henry Fountain Ashurst

Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Copy has tight binding, fairly bright covers and unmarked text (no highlighting, underlining or writing observed). Ex-library copy with usual library stamps and stickers to spine, textblock edges, front free endpaper, and front matter. Obvious dust marks to top textblock edge, light edge wear to boards, edge wear and rubbing to DJ. A solid, clean copy. Hardcover in tan cloth, 416 pp. [a]

$9.00

A Yankee image: The Life and Times of Roger Lowell Putnam
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A Yankee image: The Life and Times of Roger Lowell Putnam

By William Lowell Putnam

Near Fine hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Book has tight binding and clean, unmarked text. DJ is intact, with some light stains to back, small chip to bottom edge of back. Includes oversize genealogical chart of "The New World Ancestry of Percival Lowell and Certain Key Relatives," in laid-in pocket. Percival Lowell was the founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, AZ, where Pluto was discovered, and this biography provides a fascinating account of some members of his extended family, focusing on Roger Lowell Putnam. Published by Lowell Observatory. 158 pp. A First Edition of 1,000 copies. [a]

$3.00