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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America.
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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America.

By Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey .

New York, NY The Ecco Perss, 2008. Hardcover First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2008), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: a couple of very faint smudges to the front pane; a touch of crimp to the head and heel of the backstrip; the binding leans ever so slightly; else flawless; the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very-close-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single, unobtrusive flaw. Virtually 'As New'. Still has that pleasant "new book" fragrance. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches). xxi, 572 pages. 8 page section of color photographs and an 8-page section of black & white photographs. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 1.1 ounces. Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards.

$24.50

Ores to Metals: The Rocky Mountain Smelting Industry.

By James E. Fell Jr.

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press, 1979. Hardcover First Edition (1979), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1979), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: fairly severe spine lean; else just a hint of wear to the extremities; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and a single significant flaw. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with a short, closed tear to the top of the front hinge and another at the top of the front panel; considerable rubbing; the orange background field of the backstrip is heavily sunned, but the black titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; unclipped. Functional and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.8 x 1.25 inches). xi, 341 pages. Index. Maps. 14 pages of vintage black & white photographs and several drawings and designs. Language: English. Weight: 22.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$34.30

Tracks on the Land.

By David C. De Boe & Kenneth B. Ragsdale.

College Station, TX Texas State Historical Assn, 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985); unstated. First Edition Thus (1985); unstated. Very Good in Wraps: Book shows indications of light use, but there is a short, closed tear at outside edge front face has been fairly neatly tape-repaired; else only light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws, though the tear at the outside edge of the front panel is not very attractive. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 5.85 x 0.75 inches).xii, 285 pages. Liberally illustrated with vintage photographs. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. White titles and designs on a blue background field. Paperback.

$14.70

Veteran, District 13: Homesteading in Goshen Hole.

By Hazel Denny.

Philadelphia, PA Dorrance & Company, 1976. Paperback First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.35 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches). vii, 251 pages + a 15-page Index. Language: English. Weight: 13.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. May be a paperback reprint of the original hardcover edition; retains the same copyright date and ISBN as the hardcover edition. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$49.00

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America.
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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America.

By Bill Bryson.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Perennial Library, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1990); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a hint of sunning to the backstrip (the titles and the designs thereon are still bright and clearly legible): the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.75 inches). 314 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$24.50

As a Town Grows: the Schools of Boulder, Colorado in the Pageant of the Years 1860-1959.

By F. O. Repplier .

Boulder, CO School District No. 3, Boulder County, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), unstated. First Edition (1959), unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use; shows a rubber-stamped former owner's name [hidden by the DJ's flap] at the front paste-down end-paper; but the overall condition of the book is excellent; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a single minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to extremities; a tiny tear at the top edge rear panel and another at the top of the front panel; very faint soiling and smudging to the front panel; the price ($3.50) is unclipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xii, 236 pp. b&w photographs, illus. Hardback with DJ. . A narrative history of the Boulder school system nicely integrated with historical events: the birth of the town, the founding of its schools, and their development over the years.The book abounds in interesting detail -- the early gold strikes in the days of the "Rush To The Rockies," the building of mountain roads to the gold camps, Indian troubles, the coming of the railroads, etc.

$9.41

Journal of the Texian Expedition Against Mier, Subsequent Imprisonment of the Author, His Sufferings and Final Escape Form the Castle of Perote with Reflections upon the Present Political and Probable Future Relations of Texas, Mexico, and the United States

By General Thomas J. Green.

Austin, TX The Steck Company, 1935. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1935). Very Good: shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; a bit of soiling to the upper portion of both the front and rear panels; former owner's name and date inked at the upper front free endpaper; the very slightest spine lean. The binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only mild wear and a couple of minor flaws. No longer bright, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches). 487 pages. Illustrated with duotone drawings taken from life by Charles McLaughlin, a Fellow-Prisoner. Fold-Out Map. Green cloth over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 2 pounds, 3.2 ounces. Originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1845. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$93.10

Frederic Remington's Own West.

By Frederic Remington, (Author-Illustrator).

New York, NY The Dial Press, 1960. Hardcover First Edition (1960), unstated, in accordance with Dial's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1960), unstated, in accordance with Dial's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ to Near Fine in a Good+ DJ: The Book shows light shelving wear along the bottom edge of the cloth-covered boards and a very mild bump to the upper corner of the rear panel; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. The DJ shows considerable rubbing and a bit of faint soiling to the white background field; some wear to the outiside edges, with a two-inch tear at the top edge of the front panel and a couple of tiny closed tears; the red titles at the backstrip have been sunned to pink, but remain legible; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable in a moderately worn, but intact DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.3 x 7.5 x 1 inches). 254 pages. Edited with an Introduction by Harold McCracken. Remington's observations and drawings of the time he spent in the West. Black and white except for the frontspiece. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 12 ounces. Hardcover with DJ.

$11.96

The Centuries of Santa Fe.

By Paul Horgan.

New York, NY E.P. Dutton, 1956. Hardcover First Edition (1956), so stated. First Edition (1956), so stated. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. The DJ shows fairly heavy wear to the extremities; considerable rubbingto the panels; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8.5 x 5.75 x 1.45 inches). xiii, 363 pages. Endpaper Maps. Language: English. Weight: 20.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$5.64

The Rough Riders.

By Theodore Roosevelt.

Chicago, IL R.R. Donnelley & Sons: The Lakeside Press , 2003. Hardcover Reprint Edition (2003). Fine: Flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.85 x 4.5 x 1 inches). lxxvii, 317 pages. Seventy-two illustrations, many in color and many vintage photographs. Edited and with an Historical Introduction by Marifeli Perez-Stable. Top Edge Gilt. Decorated endpapers. Blue-Green boards with gilt Lakeside Press Logo at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. The Lakeside Classics Series. Reprint Edition (2003). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$7.64

The Complete Guidebook and Atlas to Route 66: Chicago to Santa Monica (Two-Book Set).

By Bob Moore and Rich Cunningham.

Port Richey, FL Route 66 Magazine, 2003. Paperback Fine (still in publisher's shrinkwrap) in Wraps: the bindings are square and secure; the texts (we have to assume) are clean. We have to assume also that the books are free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A perfect copy: 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.9 x 8.3 x 0.7 inches). 310 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 12.7 ounces. Trade Paperback. Route 66 Magazine Publishing introduces a two-volume set destined to become the authority for Roadies of the world seeking the classic adventure of traveling the fabled Mother Road. The first volume is The Complete Guidebook to Route 66. A uniquely designed book that covers the Mother Road in both directions, east-to-west and west-to-east, finally providing accurate information for Roadies starting that "Route 66 Trip" from either Chicago or Los Angeles. Mile-by-mile directions provide the most detailed information available on the sights, locations and people of the Route 66 of today. Authors Bob Moore and Rich Cunningham have more than twenty years of experience in chronicling Route 66 and this volume is the culmination of over two years of research and road trips to accurately describe the adventure of finding virtually every alignment of the Old Highway. The second volume is The Complete Atlas of Route 66. With over 270 full-color, high-resolution color topo maps and hundreds of GPS (Global Positioning System) waypoints keyed to the narrative in The Complete Guidebook to Route 66 provides the traveling Roadie with the most accurate mapping ever produced of the Route 66 of today. Included are Adventure Tours - some requiring four-wheel drive vehicles for the true aficionados desiring to find and explore the long abandoned sections of the most famous highway in the world. A two-volume set, soft cover.

$88.20

Culture on the Moving Frontier.

By Louis Booker Wright.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Torchbooks, 1961. Paperback First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the upper corner tip of the front endpaper is torn off; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Remains a handsome copy, showing mild wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.55 inches). 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.2 ounces. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

A Fair and Happy Land: A Chronicle of Frontier America.

By William A. Owens.

New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. Hardcover First Edition [1975]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition [1975]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Good+ in Very Good- DJ: The book shows light wear to the outside edges of the panels; some "crumpling" to the head of the backstrip, probably related to the dampstains at the top of the rear gutter, which is small, but which has imparted a faint "crinkliness" the text pages at the top of the pages, near the hinge; barely discernible foxing to the top edge; a couple of small stains at the upper fore-edge; the binding is slightly cocked off square. but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing; dampstaining at the backstrip; the price is intact; mylar-protected. This book has some notable problems, but remains clean, sturdy, presentable. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches). xiv, 317 pages. Maps in the Text as well as Endpaper maps. Genealogy. Notes. Index. Weight: 1 pound, 8.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Barefoot Renegade.

By Ralph Salesky.

Fairfield, WA Ye Galleon Press, 1992. Hardcover First Edition [1992], unstated. Very Good+ to Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: some extremely faint water stains at fore-edge, though these have not penetrated the text block or affected it in any way; a short, very faint, stray [clearly unintentional] red pen mark at top edge; barely discernible scuffing to covers. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.3 x 1.25 inches). 298 pages. Maroon leatherette over boards with gilt titles and designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Weight: 1 pound, 12.4 ounces. First Edition [1992], unstated. Hardback: Leatherette.

$7.64

The Last Cowboy: Twilight Era of the Horseback Cowhand, 1900-1940.

By Jo Rainbolt .

Helena, MT American and World Geographic Publishing, 1992. Paperback First Edition [1992], unstated, in accordance with A&WG's customary practice. First Edition [1992], unstated, in accordance with A&WG's customary practice. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.55 inches). 176 pages. Foreward by Richard B. Reuter. Profusely illustrated with vintage photographs in black & white. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Academic Press Paperback.

$8.23

Pioneer History of Eaton County, Michigan 1833-1866.

By Daniel Strange, (Compiler).

Eaton County Pioneer and Historical Society, 1923. Hardcover First Edition [1923], unstated. INSCRIBED "A.B. Quantrell, compliments of the AUTHOR 1923", but left unsigned. Good+: shows light wear to the extremities, mild rubbing and faint, but pervasive soiling to the panels; a quarter-inch tear in the fabric at the top of the front hinge; a couple of faint dings at the rear panel, near the hinge; the blue background field of the backstrip is very lightly sunned, but the gilt titles thereon remain clearly legible; sparse foxing to the endpapers and outside edges; newpaper clippings affixed to the rear pastedown endpaper. The binding shows very slight lean, but remains secure; the text is clean. Besides the author's inscription, the book is free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.9 x 0.75 inches). xi, 192 pages. Weight: 14.8 ounces. First Edition [1923], unstated. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. INSCRIBED "A.B. Quantrell, compliments of the AUTHOR 1923", but left unsigned.

$49.00

Persimmon Hill, Volume 8, Number 3: Nicolai Fechin Issue, Signed & Numbered Limited Edition.

By Nicolai Fechin.

Oklahoma City, OK National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center., 1978. Hardcover Limited Edition [1978]. 2000 copies, of which this is number 528. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST on a tipped-in card at the front free endpaper. Limited Edition [1978]. 2000 copies, of which this is number 528. The magazine has been mounted in a buckram over boards setting to resemble a hardcover production. The finished product is quite pleasing. Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows only faint sunning to the backstrip, which has caused the white titles thereon to appear somewhat dulled; unclipped; mylar-protected. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11.25 x 9 x 0.5 inches). 75 pages. Dean Krakel, (Editor). Weight: 1 pound, 5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Persimmon Hill is a Publication of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. This issue is devoted entirely to Nicolai Fechin's life and work. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST.

$73.50

Journal of a Pioneer Builder: William Lentz, Kilauea, Hawaii, 1877-78.

By Boone Morrison.

Kilauea, HI Hawaii Natural History Association, 1977. Paperback First Edition [1977], unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; shows the mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; a bit of sunning along the rear hinge (no titles are involved or obscured by the sunning). The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 78 pages. Introduction by Russell A. Apple. Introduction by the Author. Profusely Illustrated with attractive drawings in black & white by Boone Morrison. First Edition [1977], unstated. Paperback: Perfect Wraps. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$63.70

The Heroic Triad: Backgrounds of Our Three Southwestern Cultures.

By Paul Horgan.

Cleveland, OH World Publishing: Meridian , 1971. Paperback First Edition Thus [1971], so stated. . First Edition Thus [1971], so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the price at the upper front panel has been removed by a previous bookseller; a very mild bump to the bottom of the rear hinge has caused couple of faint wrinkles; the binding square and secure; the text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xii, 256 pages. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Struggle: For Fame, Love, Honor and Treasure.

By Robert E. Callahan.

Los Angeles, CA Privately Printed, 1926. Hardcover First Edition [1926], unstated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition [1926], unstated. Very Good + in Good + DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. Dustwrapper shows price intact. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 287pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles and designs. Hardback with DJ. Presumably self-published romance of a writer who swears vengeance on all women when his happiness is wrecked, but then falls in love. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$14.70

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