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The Buffalo Head : A Century of Mercantile Pioneering in the Southwest A  Century of Mercantile Pioneering in the Southwest
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The Buffalo Head : A Century of Mercantile Pioneering in the Southwest A Century of Mercantile Pioneering in the Southwest

By Kelly, Daniel T.

Sante Fe: Vergara Pub. Co. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. First Printing. Blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. xiii, 288 pages. Sixty-four full page plates. Map end papers. The Buffalo Head is an autobiographical account of the Kelly family's pioneer mercantile trading company, Gross Kelly & Co., which traces its origins to 1867. Introduction by Paul Horgan. Contents: End-of-the trail merchants 1867-1881; Some multirisk merchandising 1881-1902; GK and I grow up 1902-1908; The Colorado years 1908-1916; Our early years in Santa Fe 1915-1929; Emmet Wirt, Indian trader; Navajos, nuts, and chili; The Depression and its aftermath 1929-1941; World War II and the Shalako portent 1941-1948; A new era in merchandising 1948-1964. Footnote by John Gaw Meem. Appendices: Companies related to Gross, Blackwell and Co. ; Companies related to Gross, Kelly and Company ; Gross, Kelly Branch Houses & dates of operation ; Analysis of capital, profits, earned and dividends paid, years 1901-1964, inclusive. Very good+ / Good; the ends and corners of the boards are lightly worn, the dust jacket has short tears and chips along the edge along with surface wear. Not price clipped. ; 288 pages; Norco .

$20.00

20th Century Journey: The Nightmare Years 1930-1940
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20th Century Journey: The Nightmare Years 1930-1940

By Shirer, William

Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 654 pages. Index. Illustrated. Lightly rubbed boards; dust jacket is worn with closed tears and chips. William Shirer was originally a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and the International News Service. Shirer watched and reported the rise of the Third Reich, Hitler celebrating his new domination of Germany and unleashing the Blitzkrieg on Poland. The conflict that would come to be known as World War II. This remarkable account tells the story of an American reporter caught in a maelstrom of war and politics, desperately trying to warn Europe and the United States about the dangers to come. Shirer became known for his broadcasts from Berlin, from the rise of the Nazi dictatorship through the first year of World War II (1940). ; 8vo ; Norco .

$15.00

Presidential Wives : An Anecdotal History
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Presidential Wives : An Anecdotal History

By Boller, Paul F.

New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 533 pages. Index. Clean straight copy, light edge soil. Dust jacket is lightly worn along the edges. Describes each first lady and her contributions to her husband's administration and to the history of the period, followed by anecdotes depicting the woman and her characteristics.; 8vo ; Norco .

$15.00

Founders As Fathers : The private lives and politics of the American  Revolutionaries
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Founders As Fathers : The private lives and politics of the American Revolutionaries

By Glover, Lorri

Yale University Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. 0300219741 . First printing. 344 pages. Illustrations. Dust jacket has a slight wrinkle on one corner and a tiny nick on the front cover. No previous book has ever explored how family life shaped the political careers of America’s great Founding Fathers—men like George Mason, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Lorri Glover is John Francis Bannon Endowed Chair, Department of History, Saint Louis University. She is author of four previous books on early American history, including The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown. ; 8.8 X 5.7 X 0.9 inches; 344 pages; Norco .

$16.00

High-Spirited Women of the West
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High-Spirited Women of the West

By Seagraves, Anne & Seagraves

[New York]: Wesanne Publications. New. 2003. Softcover. 0961908831 . Softcover. New. 175 pages. Illustrations. Contains biographies of the following Western women: Jessie Benton Fremont--Abigail Scott Duniway--Sarah Winnemucca--Fanny Stenhouse--Ann Eliza Young--Belle Starr--Nellie Cashmen--Jeanne Elizabeth Wier--Helen Jane Wiser Stewart and Grace Carpenter Hudson. Descriptive text accompanied by period photographs. ; 8.8 X 5.8 X 0.5 inches; 176 pages; Norco .

$10.00

Driftwood Valley
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Driftwood Valley

By Stanwell-Fletcher, Theodora C.

Boston: Little Brown and Company. Good. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth. First edition, stated. 384 pages. Sketches by John F. Stanwell-Fletcher. The author's diary of two years in Driftwood Valley, British Columbia, collecting flora and fauna for the British Columbia Provincial Museum at Victoria. Beautifully illustrated. Heavily worn edges and cover, somewhat shaken. ; 8vo .

$18.00

My Father's world: Messages on themes from God's great out-of-doors
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My Father's world: Messages on themes from God's great out-of-doors

By Hood, David

Zondervan Publishing House. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author Hardback F/VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine, Shelf wear on jacket, Clear protective cover. ; 8vo ; 124 pp pages .

$10.00

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
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Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea

By Mytinger, Caroline

MacMillan. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 416 pp. Illustrated with 5 full, single and double page plates along with intext drawings. Brown cloth with map endpages; owner bookplate on back pastedown; original dust jacket in two large pieces with large chips; now in an clear, protective removable cover. Caroline Mytinger (1897 –1980), was an American portrait painter born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1926 she traveled to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea producing drawings and painting of the indigenous peoples, of which many are within this text. These paintings are now in the custody of the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology on UC Berkeley's campus in Berkeley, CA. This book offers a view of the original island people and culture, changed forever by islands strategic location in WWII. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 416 pp pages .

$16.00

Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 Speeches and Writings 1832-1858

By Lincoln, Abraham & Don E. Fehrenbacher

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450437 . Hardback VG Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859–1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution. included are the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, perhaps the most famous confrontation in American political history." ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.3 inches; 898 pp pages .

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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings :  1859-1865
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Lincoln ; Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865

By Lincoln, Abraham

Library of America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0940450631 . Hardback F\NF Blue cloth stamped gilt border and title on spine. First Edition. A first printing. Clear protective cover. " Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation’s. " ; Library Of America; 8.1 X 5.2 X 1.4 inches; 788 pp pages .

$12.00

Just like Us : The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in  America
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Just like Us : The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

By Thorpe, Helen

Scribner. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 1416538933 . Signed by author. Later printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Light shelf wear; otherwise a clean, tight copy. "An excellent, in-depth study of immigration policies gone amok." -- Library Journal. "This is a penetrating, fair, and refreshingly personal examination of the passions that fuel the immigration controversy in this country. Helen Thorpe measures the arguments on both sides of this national debate against the actual human costs imposed by the status quo. This book will find a central place in this debate." -- Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 ; 9.1 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 387 pages .

$24.00

Princess Sultana's Circle
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Princess Sultana's Circle

By Sasson, Jean

Windsor-Brooke Books, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967673712 . Signed by the author on the title page. 255 pages. Index. Minor edge wear and a single small spot on inside the cover. The dust jacket is bright with minor edge wear; it is not price clipped. Sasson lived in Saudi Arabia from 1978-1990 and writes through her real-life friend, Princess Sultana, of the lifestyles and abuses, of the super-wealthy royals in oil-rich Saudi Arabia. The Princess Sultana, who after witnessing the gang rape of a young servant girl by her nephews, forms a "circle of protection." The result was suprisingly effective. "Thus, her tale of decadent opulence becomes a political rallying cry that she hopes will spread the word and inspire many ""Sultana's circles"" to alleviate the plight of women everywhere, one woman at a time." (Publisher Weekly) ; 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.1 inches; 256 pages .

$20.00

Aim High ; An Olympic Decathlete's Inspiring Story An Olympic Decathlete's  Inspiring Story
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Aim High ; An Olympic Decathlete's Inspiring Story An Olympic Decathlete's Inspiring Story

By Johnson, Dave & Verne Becker

Zondervan. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0310461901 . Signed by Author inscribed to Brandon Hardcover; purple boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket. " The author, bronze medalist in the Barcelona Olympics, describes his troubled childhood, and recounts how his faith and the support of friends and family helped him to find success. " ; 9.3 X 6.2 X 1.1 inches; 233 pp. pages .

$10.00

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ; Moviemaking, Con Games, and Murder in  Glitter City Moviemaking, Con Games, and Murder in Glitter City
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ; Moviemaking, Con Games, and Murder in Glitter City Moviemaking, Con Games, and Murder in Glitter City

By Lurie, Rod

Pantheon. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0679435220 . Signed by Author First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; black boards with white cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition without markings. In Very Good dust jacket. " An investigative reporter journeys into the dark side of Hollywood glitter, describing the serpentine schemes of conman Jon Emr; the deception that involved marginal wannabes, shady bankers, and Hollywood hangers-on; and his brutal murder. " ; 9.4 X 6.0 X 1.4 inches; 403 pp. pages .

$16.00

Seller ImageMore imagesCALIFORNIA LEGACY: THE JAMES ALEXANDER WATSON -  MARIA DOLORES DOMINGUEZ DE WATSON FAMILY, 1820-1980
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Seller ImageMore imagesCALIFORNIA LEGACY: THE JAMES ALEXANDER WATSON - MARIA DOLORES DOMINGUEZ DE WATSON FAMILY, 1820-1980

By Grenier, Judson A. with Robert C. Gillingham

Watson Land Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author Hardcover; brown cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition In Good dust jacket. Jacket edges dust soiled ; 8vo ; 520 pp. pages .

$16.00

Warriors for the West ; Fighting Bureaucrats, Radical Groups, and Liberal  Judges on America's Frontier Fighting Bureaucrats, Radical Groups, and  Liberal Judges on America's Frontier
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Warriors for the West ; Fighting Bureaucrats, Radical Groups, and Liberal Judges on America's Frontier Fighting Bureaucrats, Radical Groups, and Liberal Judges on America's Frontier

By Pendley, William Perry

Regnery Publishing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 1596980060 . Signed by Author inscribed to Gary Rishardson First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; red boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition In Fine dust jacket. " With dramatic storytelling and hard-hitting facts, former Marine, Capitol Hill lawyer, and Reagan Administration official William Pendley puts human faces on Westerners' historic and often precedent-setting fights against big government." ; 9.0 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 256 pp. pages .

$15.00

Perestroika Sunset
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Perestroika Sunset

By Stang, Alan

Patton House. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967060613 . Signed by Author First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket. " The story of a daughters lifelong search for her MIA father in Vietnam. A compelling story. " ; 8.9 X 6.4 X 2.1 inches; 528 pp. pages .

$60.00

The Ruby-Oswald Affair ; Reflections by Alan Adelson Reflections by Alan  Adelson
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The Ruby-Oswald Affair ; Reflections by Alan Adelson Reflections by Alan Adelson

By Adelson, Alan

Robert Ruby. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0945265034 . Signed by Author inscribed to Christine and Robert First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; black cloth boards in the original dust jacket. Fine condition. In Fine dust jacket. " My chief job is to continue vindicating Jack Ruby's name." ; 9.3 X 6.4 X 1.0 inches; 330 pp. pages .

$32.00

Into the Mirror ; The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen The Life of  Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen
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Into the Mirror ; The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen

By Schiller, Lawrence

Harpercollins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0060508094 . First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; white boards with black cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Fine condition without markings. In Fine dust jacket in Clear protective cover. " Into the Mirror is the shocking story of FBI Special Agent Robert P. Hanssen, the master spy who singlehandedly created the greatest breach of security in the history of our country. " ; 9.1 X 5.9 X 1.4 inches; 336 pp. pages .

$8.00

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

By Fielding, Henry

The Franklin Library. Fine. 1980. Hardcover. The Franklin Library, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine very nearly As New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . This is a beautiful faux leather (leatherette) edition. Green boards, four raised bands to spine, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt decoration to covers and spine, patterned endpapers. A handsome copy. ; 8vo ; 736 pp. pages .

$16.00

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