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Carbine & Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill

by Wilbur Sturtevant W S" Nye (1898-1970)

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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x+345 pages with frontispiece, pictorial title, plates, figures, maps, illustrations and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and small pictorial cover. First published in 1937. Fort Sill, located in the heart of the old Kiowa-Comanche Indian country in southwestern Oklahoma, is known to a modern generation as… Read more
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Heroic Triad: Essays in the Social Energies of Three Southwestern Cultures

by Paul Horgan (1903-1995)

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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First
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xii+256 pages with maps to paste-downs and end paper, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped cover in original jacket. First edition. A beautifully written compact social and cultural history of the peoples of the Southwest. Abridged from the the Pulitzer Prize-winning Great River.… Read more
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Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

by Charles Oscar Paullin (1869-1944)

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Published
1932
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Very Good
Edition
First
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$200.00

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xv+[3]+162+[166 hinged color plates(some double page) pages with index. Folio (14" x 10 3/45") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. First edition. The first major historical and geographical atlas of the United States. This extremely comprehensive work includes maps covering the natural environment; cartography; Indians,; explorations in the west an southwest; lands; settlement;… Read more
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image of In Defense of the Indians. The Defense of the Most Reverendl Lord, Don Fray Bartolome De Las Casas, of the Order of Preachers, Late Bishop of Chiapa, Against the Persecutors and Slanderers of the Peoples of the New World Discovered Across the Seas

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xx+385 pages with frontispiece and figures. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with red label to spine with gilt lettering to spine and cover. First edition. Bartolomé de Las Casas championed the rights of the Indians of Mexico and Central America, disputing a widely held belief that they were "beasts" to be enslaved.… Read more
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$45.00
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3-25 pages. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Latin American Research Review, Volume VIII, number 3 whole volume. First edition. The Latin American Research Review is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on Latin America and the Caribbean. It was established in 1965 and is published by the Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Latin… Read more
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Newspapers of Los Angeles: The First Fifty Years, 1851-1900

by Henry Winfred Splitter

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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$25.00

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435-458 pages. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's stapled wrappers. Offset printing, Volume 11, Number 4. The story of Los Angeles Newspapers, or journalism, in the period from 1850 to 1900 is an interesting and significant one. This is a short history of journalistic edifice, the editor, his status, tribulations, and rewards. Condition: Corners bumped,… Read more
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James Bowie, Big Dealer

by James "J" Frank Dobie (1888-1964)

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First
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23 pages. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial stapled wrappers. Reprinted from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume LX, Number 3. First separate printing. James Bowie had the flavor, the mettle, the daring in gesture and deed, and the generosity of spirit that make certain actors on the stage of life go beyond themselves… Read more
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A History of the Labor Movement in California

by Ira Brown Cross (1880-1977)

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Published
1935
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Good
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First
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xi+354 pages with frontispiece, map, illustrations and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blank wrappers. University of California Publications in Economics, Volume 14. First edition. This is a history of the labor movement in California in some detail to 1901. The purpose was to provided the historical background necessary for an understanding of the labor… Read more
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The Mexican Revolution: Federal Expenditure and Social Change Since 1910

by James W Wilkie

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second
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$1.00

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xxxii+337 pages with tables, maps, illustrations, appendices, bibliography and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Foreword by Howard F Cline. Second edition. The author examines projected and actual budgetary expenditures administration by administration from 1910 to 1963. He includes figures for the Juárez and Díaz governments, when available, to provide an additional comparative frame of reference.… Read more
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The Letters of Jessie Benton Fremont

by Fremont, Jessie Benton (1824-1902) edited by Pamela Herr and Mary Lee Spence

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780252019425
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$20.00

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xxxvi+595 pages with frontispiece, plates, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's green cloth with brown label to spine with gilt lettering in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Bold, talented, and ambitious, Jessie Benton Fremont was one of Victorian America's most controversial women. As the daughter of powerful Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri… Read more
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xxvi+226 pages with illustrations by Charles Shaw. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's quarter beige cloth with brown lettering to spine over beige boards in original pictorial jacket. Foreword by Joe B Frantz. Barker Texas History Center Series number 1. First published in 1845. Well-written and engrossing account of the experiences of William P. Stapp, whose… Read more
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With Santa Anna in Texas: A Personal Narrative of the Revolution

by Jose Enrique de la Peña (1807-1840)

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second
ISBN
9780890960011
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xxx+202 pages with illustrations and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering in brown label to spine in original pictorial jacket. Translated and edited by Carmen Perry. Introduction by Llerena Friend. Second printing. The discovery of an additional week's worth of entries in the diary of Jos Enrique de la… Read more
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La Guerra de Independencia en el Obispado de Michoacan/Vientos de Rebelion en Michoacan Continuidad Ruptura en la Revolucion Mexicana

by Jose Antonio Serrano Ortega, Veronica Oikion Solano and Martin Sanchez Rodriguez (coordinators)

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Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9786077764342
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$50.00

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2 volumes. "La Guerra de Independicia" 282 pages with maps, facsimiles (many in color), figures, illustration, plates (many in color), bibliography and index. "Vientos de Rebelion" 315 pages with maps, figures, photographs (some in color), illustrations (many in color), plates (many in color), facsimiles, and indices. Square quarto (11" x 11 1/2") bound in original pictorial wrappers. First edition. These… Read more
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Mexico: The Struggle for Peace and Bread

by Frank Tannenbaum (1893-1969)

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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xiv+293+xi pages with folding map at back and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped pictorial boards in original jacket. Seventh printing. Into this illuminating study of the meaning of Mexico s recent history Frank Tannenbaum has put the distillation of more than three decades of the… Read more
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The Works of William Robertson to which is prefixed an account of the life and writings of the Author by Dugald Stewart

by William Robertson (11721-1793)

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Published
1840
Condition
Good to very good
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$325.00

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8 volumes. Volumes 1 & 2: History of Scotland: xxxii+427 pages with frontispiece of Roberston; 479 pages with appendix and index. Volumes 3, 4 & 5: History of Charles V: viii+402 pages; 456 pages; 420 pages with index. VOLUMES 6, 7 & 8: History of America: xxviii+452 pages with two fold-out maps at back; 469 pages with folding plate and… Read more
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The Road to Santa Fe

by Hobart Ebey Stocking (1906-?)

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Published
1971
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780803863149
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xii+372 pages with fifty-seven illustrations, twenty-seven maps and index. Octavo (8 1/4' x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's yellow cloth with brown lettering to spine and pictorial Longhorn to cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition. The Santa Fe Trail was a transportation route opened by the Spaniards at the end of the 18th century and used afterwards by… Read more
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Rural Mexico

by Nathan LaSelle Whetten (1900-1984)

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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First
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xxv+671+[23 Plate] pages with frontispiece, charts, tables, maps, appendices, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Manuel Gamio. From the library of professor Robert Van Kemper. First edition. A land of tremendous contrasts: high mountains ranges great arid wastes, dense tropical jungles . .… Read more
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How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

by Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909)

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Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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$30.00

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53 pages with tipped in plates. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7") bound in original publisher's pictorial map to covers in original plain white jacket. Speech by Charles J Jack on Re-Annexation of Texas. Edited with an introduction James C Martin. Limited to 375 copies. Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian, and Unitarian minister, best known for his writings… Read more
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Historia Antigua Y Moderna De Jalapa Y De Las Revoluciones Del Estado De Veracruz

by Rivera Cambas, Manuel (1840-1917)

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Published
1869-1871
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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$750.00

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5 volumes. 554+13 content+[1 errata] pages with plates (one in color); 631+14 content+[1 errata] pages with plates; 958+19 content+[1 errata] pages with maps (one folding) and plates; 36+11 content+[1 errata] pages with map and plates; 516+8 content+[1 errata] pages with plates and plan. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6 1.4") bound in quarter green leather with four raised spine bands with… Read more
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image of Obras espirituales,que encaminan a un alma,a la mas perfecta union con Dios,en transformacion de amor.Por el extatico,y sublime Doctor Mystico,el beato padre.primer Padre San Juan de la Cruz Primer Padre  de la Reformade Nuestra Señora del Carmen,y compañero de la Seraphica Doctora,y Madre Santa Theresa de Jesus en la Fundación de dicha Reforma.Consagradas por mano del Glorioso e Inclito Patriarcha Señor San Joseph,al Rey Soberano de la Gloria Jesu Christo nuestro redemptor.Compendio de la vida de Por Fray Diego de Jesus

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xvi+120; 511+[blank]; 23 unnumbered pages with 2 plates and 59 engravings. Folio (12 3/4" x 9") bound in contemporary vellum. (Palau 292.649) 12th impression. Juan de la Cruz was a Carmelite friar and priest of Marrano origin, and is a major figure of the Spanish Counter-Reformation, a mystic and Roman Catholic saint. He is one of thirty-six Doctors of… Read more
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