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Tailholt Tales
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Tailholt Tales

By Latta, Frank F.

Santa Cruz, CA: Bear State Books. Near Fine. 1976. Hardcover. Pp. xx, 323; profusely illustrated with photographs. Latta's books on the Yokut Indians are regarded as some of the finest work on the native indigenous peoples of the San Joaquin Valley. Tailholt Tales, is a much expanded version of the Thomas Jefferson Mayfield, ("Uncle Jeff"), memoir (1936). A well-researched work of the San Joaquin Valley pioneer and his life with the Yokuts Indians. Mayfield, the youngest son of a settler on the Kern River, grew up in a Yokuts village, following the death of his mother. Green cloth with black design by Arizona artist Joe Rodriquez. Green end pages; minor wear to the ends and bumped corners. An exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo .

$71.25

Tailholt Tales
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Tailholt Tales

By Latta, Frank F.

Santa Cruz, CA: Bear State Books. Near Fine. 1976. Hardcover. Pp. xx, 323; profusely illustrated with photographs. Latta's books on the Yokut Indians are regarded as some of the finest work on the native indigenous peoples of the San Joaquin Valley. Tailholt Tales, is a much expanded version of the Thomas Jefferson Mayfield, ("Uncle Jeff"), memoir (1936). A well-researched work of the San Joaquin Valley pioneer and his life with the Yokuts Indians. Mayfield, the youngest son of a settler on the Kern River, grew up in a Yokuts village, following the death of his mother. Green cloth with black design by Arizona artist Joe Rodriquez. Green end pages; minor wear to the ends and bumped corners. An exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo .

$71.25

Tailholt Tales
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Tailholt Tales

By Latta, Frank F.

Santa Cruz, CA: Bear State Books. Very Good. 1976. Hardcover. Pp. xx, 323; profusely illustrated with photographs. Latta's books on the Yokut Indians are regarded as some of the finest work on the native indigenous peoples of the San Joaquin Valley. Tailholt Tales, is a much expanded version of the Thomas Jefferson Mayfield, ("Uncle Jeff"), memoir (1936). A well-researched work of the San Joaquin Valley pioneer and his life with the Yokuts Indians. Mayfield, the youngest son of a settler on the Kern River, grew up in a Yokuts village, following the death of his mother. Green cloth with black design by Arizona artist Joe Rodriquez. Green end pages; the first free end-page edges are uneven and speckled. Otherwise a clean straight copy. Additional photographs available upon request. ; 8vo .

$60.00

Southwestern Trees: A guide to the native species of New Mexico and  Arizona. Agriculture Handbook No. 9
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Southwestern Trees: A guide to the native species of New Mexico and Arizona. Agriculture Handbook No. 9

By Little, Elbert L.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Very Good. 1950. Softcover. Original blue paper wraps with saddle staple binding. Edges faded. 109 pp. Index. Illust., in text figures. Little (1907-2005) a dendrologist, was an honored authority on New World trees. Over his distinguish career he wrote 25 tree books. Lower corner creased else a clean, tidy copy. ; 8vo .

$9.00

The Archeology of Eastern Utah: With special reference to The Fremont  Culture.
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The Archeology of Eastern Utah: With special reference to The Fremont Culture.

By Dorman, J. Eldon

Price, UT: College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum. Very Good. 1983. Softcover. "A Guide Book for the Amateur." Third printing. Original paper wraps with cloth spine strip. 81 pp. w/b&w illustrations, graphs and tables. Includes informative background information written by Dorman on the various Native American people groups that have lived in the area and a compilation of previously published related articles, letters, maps photographs, tables etc. Included within it's original attached sleave is the paper cover booklet "Beehive History 3." Utah State Historical Society, 1978. 31 pp. 8vo. Color cover & illustrations. ; 8vo .

$22.50

The Conquest of Don Pedro
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The Conquest of Don Pedro

By Fergusson, Harvey

[New York]: William Morrow. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. A handsome Book Club Edition with the original dust jacket artwork of Herman Giesen. The tan boards are clean, not bumped or worn. Interior has some tone on the endpages; rough cut. The dust jacket is about fine with just worn tips. Set in New Mexico just after the Civil War. The protaganist is a Jewish peddlar who wishes to set up a shop in Don Pedro, New Mexico... "In a sense... is the story of Leo Mendes, his successes and his failures. But, in a larger sense, it is the story of a land and a people." Considered one of the leading author's of the Southwest. " ; Book Club Edition; 8vo ; 250 pp pages .

$11.25

High Country: The Rocky Mountain West
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High Country: The Rocky Mountain West

By Johnson, Virginia Weisel

Walker & Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0802703798 . 201 pp. About near fine with one large chip from the back pannel. Not price clipped. Now in an archival clear cover. ; 9.20 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 201 pages .

$11.25

The Saga of the Comstock Lode: Boom Days in Virginia City
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The Saga of the Comstock Lode: Boom Days in Virginia City

By Lyman, George D

New York & London: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt title. Spotted and faded; all extremities worn. Pictorial endpapers of various builidngs of Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861. 399 pp., illustrated with black and white photographs. Former owner's name penned and stamped on front and back endpapers. ; 309 pp pages .

$11.25

Rock Critic Murders
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Rock Critic Murders

By Sublett, Jesse

Viking Adult. New in New dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670823023 . Clean bright copy. ; VG+ remainder. First book in the series. With the atmosphere of Austin, Tex. , Sublett's gripping debut is rooted in his life as a bass guitarist in that city, mecca for hopeful musicians; 8.4 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches .

$7.50

A Rainbow At Night: the World in Words and Pictures by Navajo Children
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A Rainbow At Night: the World in Words and Pictures by Navajo Children

By Hucko, Bruce

San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0811812944 . Ex-library; top stamp, ffep corner cut. An exceptional and inspiring work which presents 23 full-color reproductions of drawings and paintings from the collection, along with a black-and-white photo of each artist, his or her comments about the picture, Hucko's introduction to themes found in each piece of art, and ideas for readers to think about or draw. This is a rich collection of the work of very talented children (ages 6-13) that will appeal to many ages. .

$7.50

Long Tall Texan Legacy
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Long Tall Texan Legacy

By Palmer, Diana

Old Tappan, New Jersey: Hqn Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Thus. Hardcover. 0373772556 . NF, Omnibus of two HQN novels, White cloth, gilded title minimal shelf wear, Maroon end pages. Titles: The Founding Father originally pub. , in 2003 and Justin originally pub. , in 1987. 376 pg.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$9.00

Some Can Whistle
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Some Can Whistle

By McMurtry, Larry

Riverside, New Jersey: Simon & Schuster. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0671642677 . Clean bright copy. ; Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U. S. A. , First Edition in Fine condition with Jacket in like condition in Mylar cover, 347 pages. From the Jacket. Larry McMurtry's book is a brilliant masterpiece, richly comic, profoundly moving, totally real.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$9.38

Naturally South Texas: Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend
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Naturally South Texas: Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend

By Wauer, Roland H.

Austin, Texas: Univ. Of Texas Pr. New. 2001. Softcover. 0292791399 . "Clean bright copy. , beautiful book in orig. Shrink wrap. From the back: In this book, Ro Wauer describes a typical year in the natural life of South Texas. Using selected entries from his weekly column in the Victoria Advocate newspaper, he discusses numerous topics for each month, from the first appearance of butterflies in January, to alligators making a comeback in July, to the Christmas bird count in December. Filled with intriguing natural history lore... A knowledgeable author, Wauer had a 32 year career with the NPS as interpreter, biologist, noted author and Chief of Resource Management, Ships within two days Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Natural History & Animals; ISBN: 0292791399. Inventory No: 000352. "; NEW, beautiful book in orig. Shrink wrap. From the back: In this book, Ro Wauer describes a typical year in the natural life of South Texas. Using selected entries from his weekly column in the Victoria Advocate newspaper, he discusses numerous topics for each month, from the first appearance of butterflies in January, to alligators making a comeback in July, to the Christmas bird count in December. Filled with intriguing natural history lore... A knowledgeable author, Wauer had a 32 year career with the NPS as interpreter, biologist, noted author and Chief of Resource Management, .

$7.50