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Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Chabon, Michael

New York, NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket. 2000. Uncorrected Proof. Paperback. Patterned wrapper with publication details listed in title box. Light soil and creasing on front cover. Some soil on top edge but otherwise clean text block. Front...

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$375.00


Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by Eliot, T. S

New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace, and Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1946. Hardcover. Early American printing of T. S. Eliot's collection of verse about feline society that was the basis for the musical "Cats." Signed on title page,T...

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$3,000.00


Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its Tributaries by Powell, John Wesley

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Good with no dust jacket. 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Report to Congress from the Powell expeditions on the Green and Colorado Rivers. Brown boards with 3/4 leather. Collated complete with scarce map and...

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$2,750.00


Monkey Wrench Gang by Abbey, Edward

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0397010842 . Red on black boards with silver text and monkey wrench imprint; endpapers illustrated with maps; dust jacket has mylar covering and i...

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$1,500.00


Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Abbey, Edward

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth covered boards with white and tan lettering on spine; pictorial dust jacket, price clipped. Signed and inscribed by Abbey on front endpaper. B...

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$2,200.00


Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces, During the War which Established the Independence of His Country, and First President of the United States. Compiled Under the Inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington... by Marshall, John

Philadelphia: James Crissy. Very Good. 1832. Hardcover. This is the "Second Edition, Revised and Corrected by the Author, In Two Volumes" and includes accompanying atlas titled "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington" (three volu...

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$1,150.00


Mushrooms in Their Natural Habitats (Two Volumes Including 33 Stereophotographic Views) by Smith, Alexander H

Portland, OR: Sawyer's Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1949. Hardcover. Red cloth has rubbed corners and spine ends. Gilt imprint, red top edge. Light soil on boards, edges, and pages, with bookmark shadowing on one pair of pages. Dampstain on lower...

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$1,250.00


Hotel El Tovar Grand Canyon of Arizona by Akin, Louis

New York: American Lithographic Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1906. Lithograph. A scarce Louis Aken chromo-lithograph from Grand Canyon, with the artist's name and date on the plate. Image size is 7 3/4" x 16". Image size is 7 3/4&qu...

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$1,500.00


Train Wrecks

Very Good. 0. Softcover. 48 photographs of exactly what it says in the title. Catastrophic train derailments and pile-ups, often with those who witnessed the scene. Two albums, one with smaller images and one with larger. This collection spans the 1890...

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$2,750.00


Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District, Monograph Only by Dutton, Clarence E

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Good. 1882. First Edition. Cloth. United States Government Printing Office, Monograph only. 3/4" dark green leather binding over green pebbled boards. Front board detached. Ex-library copy. Interior is ...

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$1,500.00


Pouta Lasky: Chains of Love by Saudek, Jan

Saudek.com. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2006. Hardcover. A hard-to-find book. Dust jacket has light rubbing on rear. Blind stamped dark blue cloth boards. A collection of Czech photographer Jan Saudek's works including many of his famous hand-col...

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$1,100.00


The Complete Writings of Elbert Hubbard Volume One by Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycroft Press. Very Good. 1908. Limited and Numbered. Hardcover. Elbert Hubbard was inspired by William Morris to form the Roycroft Press in upstate New York, which eventually grew into an arts and crafts community. Author's editi...

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$145.00


Wild Bill and His Era along with Drafts, Notes and TLS by Connelley, William Esley

Very Good. A collection of volumes, notes, TLS, and drafts relating to William Connelley's "Wild Bill and His Era" with a total of seven items. Overall very good with light sunning to spine of book and light toning and foxing to notes and...

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$1,750.00


Ruiner Af Klippboningar I Mesa Verde Canons by Nordenskiold, G

Stockholm, Sweden: P.A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag. Very Good. 1893. First Edition. Cloth. A first edition of Gustaf Nordenskiold's beautifully illustrated first scientific study of Mesa Verde's ruins. Original red stamped boards with gilt imp...

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$1,500.00


Zane Grey Photo Album of California and Arizona by Grey, Zane

Very Good. From the estate of Zane Grey, photo album depicting Zane Grey and friends sightseeing, fishing and hiking on Catalina Island and the California coast, hunting and camping in Tonto Basin and around Arizona. Circa 1921. Signed and inscribed by...

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$5,500.00


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