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Slash Ranch Hounds
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Slash Ranch Hounds

By G. W. Dub Evans

First Edition of this Western hunting classic, published by UNM Press in 1951. Copy has fairly tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubs to covers and spine, light marks to edges, slight spine slant, bit of toning to pages. No dust jacket. This is about a time gone by, ranching and hunting in Texas and New Mexico in the first half of the 20th Century. Deserves a spot on your shelf if you have an abiding interest in the Southwest. Hardcover in tan cloth (NOT ex-library), 244 pp, illustrated with B&W photos, 8vo. [z]

$19.00

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

Pelts and Palisades: The Story of Fur and the Rivalry for Pelts in Early America
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Pelts and Palisades: The Story of Fur and the Rivalry for Pelts in Early America

By Nathaniel C. Hale

Ex-library copy in Good condition; no dust jacket. Book has tight binding and unmarked text. Usual library stamps and stickers, some rubbing and edge wear to covers, esp. at corners and tips of spine. Still a solid, very readable reference. A good, popular history of trapping and fur trading in early North America. Brown cloth, 219 pp, illus. w/line drawings, 8vo. [z]

$5.00

Stories and Legends of the Palm Springs Indians
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Stories and Legends of the Palm Springs Indians

By Francisco Patencio, Margaret Boynton

First hardcover edition from 1943, published by Times-Mirror. Bound in brown cloth with decorative gilt lettering on front and spine. Copy has tight binding and unmarked text. Shows some light edge wear and rubbing to covers, primarily at corners and tips of spine (see images). Toning to pages and textblock edges, nice bookplate on front pastedown, slight bow to boards. This is a fairly nice copy, suitable for the collector if you do not require a fine copy. Octavo, 132 pages. No dust jacket, if issued. [z]

$40.00

Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia (National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12)
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Totem Poles of the Gitksan, Upper Skeena River, British Columbia (National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 61, Anthropological Series No. 12)

By Marius Barbeau

Uncommon First Edition (1929)--not a later reprint or print-on-demand copy. In Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Most wear is to covers and textblock edges, including edge wear, obvious rubbing and light soiling. Pages are clean and fairly bright given age with no foxing. From an institutional library with library stamp to front and a few pages. Includes over 30 marvelous B&W plates of photos and line drawings of totem poles. Printed tan wrappers (softcover), 275 pp. [z]

$14.00

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

Texas Annexation and the Mexican War: A Political Study of the Old Northwest
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Texas Annexation and the Mexican War: A Political Study of the Old Northwest

By Norman E. Tutorow

Copy in Good+ condition with tight binding and unmarked text; no dust jacket. Some edge wear and rubs to covers. Pages are clean and bright. Gray cloth. [a]

$6.00

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

Aestheticism and Sexual Parody 1840-1940 (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)
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Aestheticism and Sexual Parody 1840-1940 (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)

By Dennis Denisoff

This is a review copy with heavy underlining, highlighting and numerous margin notes on nearly every page. Fair hardcover in Good dust jacket. Binding is still tight and has dust jacket. Covers have been bent, light edge wear and rubbing to DJ, some page corners turned. Clearly well used and well read, but still readable. Annotations might be of interest to the scholar or interested reader. Hardcover in black cloth, 191 pp. [a]

$15.00

Anasazi Basketmaker: Papers from the 1990 Wetherill-Grand Gulch Symposium (Cultural Resource Series No. 24)
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Anasazi Basketmaker: Papers from the 1990 Wetherill-Grand Gulch Symposium (Cultural Resource Series No. 24)

By Marietta Davenport

Copy in Good condition with clean, unmarked text. Light edge wear and rubs to covers, ex-owner's name stamped on edges, a few pages a bit loose. Fairly solid, one owner copy, but binding for this edition was weak to begin with and shows as much with age. Otherwise a decent, clean copy. Illustrated wraps (softcover), 329 pp. [e]

$20.00

Highway Salvage Archaeology (Volume II)
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Highway Salvage Archaeology (Volume II)

By Fred Wendorf

Uncommon copy in Good condition. Book is staple bound and reinforced with linen book binding tape. Binding is tight and text is clean and unmarked. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, shelving marks to back, light sunning to top margins. Printed green wraps, 105 pp, illus, 4to. [e]

$45.00

Mohave Pottery
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Mohave Pottery

By A. L. Kroeber

Uncommon copy of First Edition (1955) in Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, owner's stamp on front and title page. A solid, clean copy. From the library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler, with his stamp. Printed brown wraps (softcover), 30 pp, illus. [e]

$50.00

The Northern Paiute Bands (Culture Element Distributions)
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The Northern Paiute Bands (Culture Element Distributions)

By Omer C. Stewart

Copy of uncommon First Edition (1939) in Very Good condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Light edge wear and rubs to covers, owner's stamp on front and title page. From the library of Southwest archaeologist J. Richard Ambler with his stamp. 127-149 pp. [e]

$75.00

Archaeological Investigations at Tsawwassen, B.C. (Vols. 1 and 3)
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Archaeological Investigations at Tsawwassen, B.C. (Vols. 1 and 3)

By Arnoud H. Stryd

Please note that this offer includes ONLY Volume 1 (Introduction) and Volume 3 (Human Osteology) ONLY; does NOT include Volume II or any other volumes. Good condition with tight binding. Some edge wear and rubs to covers, small amount of highlighting. Signed by Project Director Arnoud Stryd (as "Arnoud") on title page. Can be uncommon. Softcover, 208 + 378 pp, illus. [e]

$40.00