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Mining Rights on the Public Domain : Lode and Placer Claims, Tunnels, Mill  Sites and Water Rights, Statutes and Decisions, Forms and Procedure on  Patent Applications
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Mining Rights on the Public Domain : Lode and Placer Claims, Tunnels, Mill Sites and Water Rights, Statutes and Decisions, Forms and Procedure on Patent Applications

By Morrison, R.S. & Emilio D. De Soto

San Francisco, CA: Bender-Moss Co.. Very Good. 1917. Hardcover. Fifteenth Enlarged and revised to date. For Prospectors, attorneys, surveyors and mining companies. 771 pp. Index. Burgundy buckram cloth over stiff card with gilt lettering. A solid clean copy without tears or marks. Edges rubbed, somewhat shakey. ; 8vo .

$45.00

A Woman in the Great Outdoors ;  Adventures in the National Park Service   Adventures in the National Park Service
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A Woman in the Great Outdoors ; Adventures in the National Park Service Adventures in the National Park Service

By Webb, Melody

University of New Mexico Press. New in New dust jacket. 2007. Hardcover. 9780826331755 . Hardcover; light blue boards with blue cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. New condition In New dust jacket in shink wrap. " Melody Webb's reflections on her twenty-five-year-long career in the National Park Service is an insider's account of a public bureaucracy. As a woman, she was working in a male-dominated agency; as an idealist, she attempted to champion the wise use of the national parks in a pragmatic political agency. " ; 9.24015747089 X 6.3385826707 X 0.94094488093 inches; 286 pp pages .

$17.00

The Flying Carpet
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The Flying Carpet

By Haliburton, Richard

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1932. Hardcover. Beautiful black cloth with silver lettering and design to the spine and front board; soft ends. 352 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Original dust jacket with chips on ends and corners. Map endpages toned. Gift inscription in exceptionally nice calligraphy, dated 1935 on the recto of the frontispiece. This is the book written by Haliburton who In 1930 hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens, for no pay but unlimited expenses, to fly him around the world in an open cockpit biplane. The modified Stearman C-3B was named the Flying Carpet after the magic carpet of fairy tales, subsequently the title of his 1932 best-seller. They embarked on "one of the most fantastic, extended air journeys ever recorded" taking 18 months to circumnavigate the globe, covering 33,660 miles (54,100 km) and visiting 34 countries.; 8vo .

$55.25

The Caves Beyond ;  The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave  Exploration  Speleologia  The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave  Exploration
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The Caves Beyond ; The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration Speleologia The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration

By Jr., Joe Lawrence & Roger W. Brucker

Longman Trade/Caroline House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Printing. Hardcover. 0914264176 . First Printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in VG slight cock in VG jacket with Protective cover. Ex-Libris; Speleologia; Ex-Libris; 290 pp pages .

$63.75

BYRD'S GREAT ADVENTURE. With the Complete Story of All Polar Explorations  For One Thousand Years. With Forewords by General A. W. Greely and Dr.  Henry Fairfield Osborn. The Flight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth.
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BYRD'S GREAT ADVENTURE. With the Complete Story of All Polar Explorations For One Thousand Years. With Forewords by General A. W. Greely and Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn. The Flight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth.

By Miller, Francis Trevelyan

The John C. Winston Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1930. Hardcover. First Edition Hardcover in blue cloth boards VG condition Miner Shelf Wear No jacket ADVENTURE POLAR EXPLORATION BYRD RICHARD EVELYN ; 8vo ; 383 pp pages .

$21.25

California Ghost Towns
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California Ghost Towns

By FlorIn, Lambert

Seattle: Superior Publishing Company. Very Good. 1971. First Edition. Softcover. 127 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings by David Mason. Includes a brief history and photographs with captions of 53 towns throughout California. Binding is tight, the back cover has some discoloration. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$12.75

The Ancient Pst of Mexico
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The Ancient Pst of Mexico

By Reed, Alma M.

New York: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. Cloth with gilt stamp; minor edge/shelf wear and corners bumped. Dust jacket is not price clipped; the spine is faded with nicks to the head and tail; the edges have small nicks and a short tear. Page edges have spotting and dust soil. xii, 388pp. Illustrated with photographs. Map endpages with some spotting. ; 8vo .

$15.30

The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821  ; Histories of the American  Frontier
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The Spanish Borderlands Frontier, 1513-1821 ; Histories of the American Frontier

By Bannon, John Frances

New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press. Very Good. 1974. Softcover. 0826303099 . Sun faded edges; some soiling and on the cover and the text block edges (only.) xii, 308 pp. Illustrated. Notes. Bibliographical Notes. Index. ; Histories of the American Frontier; 9.13 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches .

$12.75

THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands  First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia  August 1984
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THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia August 1984

By SCUDDER, Geoffrey G.E.; GESSLER, Nicholas Editors

Queen Charlotte Islands Museum Press. Near Fine. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0920651097 . Presumed first edition. Pictorial hardcover with surface scuff, and with the original prospectus and order form laid in. vi+327 pp., color hard cover. 880 references, 53 tables, 110 b&w line drawings, 1 color and 93 b&w photographs. "This collection of 22 papers by 27 authors consolidates a wealth of diverse and pertinent information on the unique Queen Charlotte Islands. ...the text covers the physical and historical setting, the biotic characteristics, and the history and the influence of man on the islands. Being the first of its kind, this book provides a corner-stone for future research." ; 12 X 9 X 1 inches .

$17.00

Green River Wilderness. Desolation River Guide: Waterproof Edition
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Green River Wilderness. Desolation River Guide: Waterproof Edition

By Evans, Laura

Westwater Books. Near Fine. 1986. Softcover. Fliptop format. 56 pp. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Coated to protect the pages from water. A clean, sound copy with minor edge wear. ; 8vo .

$12.75

Taxonomy and Geography
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Taxonomy and Geography

By Nichols, David

London: The Systematics Association. Near Fine. 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Original wraps with toned edges; pen mark on front cover, else a clean, straight copy. iv, 158, 1 plate, in text figures. "The Systematics Association was founded in May 1937 as the "Committee on Systematics in Relation to General Biology" to provide a forum for the discussion of the general theoretical and practical problems of taxonomy." From the SA web site. ; 8vo .

$18.70

Schliemann's discoveries of the ancient world
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Schliemann's discoveries of the ancient world

By Schuchhardt, Carl & Eugenie Sellers

distributed by Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. 0517279304 . Hardcover in black boards in VG unmarked condition in VG jacket. 1979. First edition thus. Originally published in 1891 as Schliemann's Excavations: An Archaeological and Historical Study. ; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.40 inches; 363 pp pages .

$6.80

The California Desert Conservation Area Plan, 1980
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The California Desert Conservation Area Plan, 1980

By Bureau of Land Management

Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management. Fair. 1980. Softcover. Softcover with 17 Fold out maps ; 8vo ; 173 pp pages .

$17.00

Historical Atlas of California
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Historical Atlas of California

By Beck, Warren A. & Ynez D. Haase

University of Oklahoma Press. Good. 1980. Fourth Printing. Softcover. 0806112123 . Paperback maps, biblio., index; 30 cm. ; 11.70 X 8.90 X 0.20 inches; 240 pp pages .

$8.50

Spell of the Tiger: The Man-Eaters of Sundarbans
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Spell of the Tiger: The Man-Eaters of Sundarbans

By Montgomery, Sy

Houghton Mifflin. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0395641691 . Signed by author. Illustrated. Maps. Clean, straight copy now in mylar cover. Sundarbans is a vast tangle of mangrove swamp and tidal delta that lies between India and Bangladesh. It is the only spot on earth where tigers routinely eat people--swimming silently behind small boats at night to drag away fishermen, snatching honey collectors and woodcutters from the forest. Villages in the Sundarbans live by old rules: both nature and the gods are tangible and alive, and the tiger is their natural link. "The way people co-exist with tigers and adjust their lives to its threat, that is what the book is really about." ; 8.80 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 230 pp pages .

$29.75

View from the Summit  The Remarkable Memoir by the First Person to Conquer  Everest
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View from the Summit The Remarkable Memoir by the First Person to Conquer Everest

By Hillary, Sir Edmund

Gallery Books. Fine. 2000. Softcover. 0743400674 . Adventurers the world over have been inspired by the achievements of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man ever to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest. ; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 320 pp pages .

$8.50

The Man Who Refused to Die
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The Man Who Refused to Die

By Wynne, Barry

New York: Paperback Library. Fine. 1966. First Thus. Softcover. #52-569. First printing. FINE with a nick at the head of the spine. 64 days adrift in the South Seas. "An astonishing true story of heroism and human endurance" Publisher Weekly .

$12.75

Beyond Stonehenge
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Beyond Stonehenge

By Hawkins, Gerald S.

New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harber & Row. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. xiii, [3] 1-319, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout with 60 photos and 49 line drawings. Near fine with a slight cock & edge soil; the jacket is lightly edge toned with minor wear. Laid in is an article from Design News. " American astronomy circa 1100 AD. 11-22-76. "Hawkins takes readers on a whirlwind trip of the globe in search of ancient astronomy and a scientific understanding of calendar-keeping." ; 8vo .

$25.50

Hunting the Desert Whale: Personal Adverntures in Baja California
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Hunting the Desert Whale: Personal Adverntures in Baja California

By Gardner, Erle Stanley

New York: William Morrow & Co. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. 208 pp. Profusley illustrated with b & w photographs. Dust Jacket is in clear removable protective cover. The book describes Gardner's adventures in Scammon's Lagoon where he ventured with about 7 others, including a reporter from Newsweek magazine, to photograph whales. The third in his Baja exploration 'series'. Clean, tight copy in edge worn, scuffed (VG+) dust jacket. Now in archival cover. ; 8vo .

$21.25

Penguins: Past and Present, Here and There
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Penguins: Past and Present, Here and There

By Simpson, George Gaylord

New Haven & London: Yale University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. xi, [1-map], 1-150. With full color frontispiece of King Penguin; 10 additional color plates; in text figures and 9 maps. Additional reading list. Index. Some top edge soil and soft ends; the dust jacket is price clipped and has wear on the edges and surface. A very good +, solid copy. "Penguin are beautiful, interesting, inspiring, and funny." So writes Simpson in this "eminently readable" volume. New archival clear cover. Documents the penguin's long history, from prehistoric ancestors to present-day varieties, and describes the appearance, behavior, habitat, and distribution of each of the eighteen living species with zest, affection, and above all, the scholar's eye for detail. For all who are interested, amateur and scholar. ; 8vo .

$21.25

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