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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 Artifacts of Pecos (Papers of the Southwestern Expedition, Number 6)
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The Artifacts of Pecos (Papers of the Southwestern Expedition, Number 6)

By Alfred Vincent Kidder

First Edition (1932) in Good+ condition, with tight binding, fairly bright and clean pages and int. illos, and unmarked text. Some edge wear and rubs on covers and tips of spine, wear to foot and top of spine, cover corners bumped, slightly cocked spine, slight wave to some pages of textblock, light toning. Profusely illustrated (251 figures) with B/w photographs of artifacts, and wonderfully-executed pen and ink illustrations of stone tools, figurines, ceramics, etc. Hardcover with green cloth, xvi, 314 pp, 251 figs. [z]

$45.00

The Hellbenders: An Historical Novel of the Santa Fe Trail and the Conquest of New Mexico
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The Hellbenders: An Historical Novel of the Santa Fe Trail and the Conquest of New Mexico

By Earl Babcock

Stated Second Printing (1980); Very Good hardcover in Fair dust jacket. Book is tight and clean with unmarked text. DJ is complete but does show wear, inc. water stains to back. DJ is enclosed in clear, Mylar-type dust protector. A solid, somewhat uncommon self-published historical novel about the Santa Fe Trail and the conquest of New Mexico. 211 pp. [z]

$7.00

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

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

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