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251 The Frontiersman: The Real Life and Many Legends of Davy Crockett 0688137989 / 9780688137984
Derr, Mark
New York: Quill/William Morrow, 1993. First Thus
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
304 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Former owner signature on half-title. 006964 
Price: 7.50 USD
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252 The Gold Crusades: A Social History of Gold Rushes, 1849-1929 0802080464 / 9780802080462
Fetherling, Douglas
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1997. First Thus
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Revised Ed. 222 pp. Almost as issued, with one crease along an otherwise square and fully intact binding. 001424 
Price: 8.50 USD
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253 The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac And The Race To The West 0684848570 / 9780684848570
Achenbach, Joel
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Near Fine 
Black and tan textured paper covered boards. Internal highlighting/underlining on pp. 164-168 only, else clean and as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 023455 
Price: 4.50 USD
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254 The Great Cable Car Adventure Book: A California Study Guide 0891411208 / 9780891411208
Gene Anthony; Jill Losson
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1981. 1st Edition
Soft cover Very Good. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. [x],134 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Mildly rubbed edges and joints, slightly thumbed. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 043964 
Price: 7.50 USD
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255 The Great Galveston Disaster, Containing a Full and Thrilling Account of the Most Appalling Calamity of Modern Times 
Lester, Paul; Richard Spillane (intro.)
Philadelphia, PA: Keeler-Raleigh Co., 1900. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Book 
Light green cloth, lettered/decorated in black, lettered in gilt, b&w photographic pastedown on upper front cover, marbled text block edges, patterned endpapers. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, some spotting and mild soiling to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, generally clean interior with light, scattered soiling and mild thumbing here and there, minor loss to two areas along edges of rear fixed endsheet. Ownership inscription in pencil on blank verso of front flyleaf. xiv,15-516 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Overall, a solid copy with relatively minor faults. 041411 
Price: 40.00 USD
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256 The Great Lone Land: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure in the North-West of America 
Butler, Capt. W. F.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1872. 1st Edition
Binding Copy 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A Book 
Binding copy, lacking both covers, binding nicely intact with spine panel leather flaking and showing loss. [xii],388 pp., complete with folding map frontis. + 6 engraved views. Map shows archival tape repair along folds and outer edge. Interior shows mild scattered soiling and typical use, but still quite useful. 040066 
Price: 40.00 USD
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257 The Great North Trail: America's Route of the Ages--from Asia Across Alaska Down the Rocky Mountains to the Plains of Texas 
Cushman, Dan
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Very Good 
Light blue cloth, a bit soiled toward edges. Firm binding, clean interior, though a bit toned, with lightly soiled top text block edge. Dust jacket now in Brodart sleeve shows slight chipping at spine extremities, several short closed edge tears, modestly soiled rear portions. The American Trails Series. 001997 
Price: 30.00 USD
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258 The Great Salt Lake Trail 
Inman, Col. Henry, and Col. William F. Cody
Williamstown, MA: Corner House Publishers, 1978. First Thus
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Originally published 1898. Facsimile reprint edition, dark blue cloth, basically as issued. xiii,529 pp., illus. 002546 
Price: 20.00 USD
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259 The Griffith Family and the Founding of Georgetown 0870816063 / 9780870816062
Leyendecker, Liston F.
Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2001. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. As New. As New 
Fine/Fine, as issued. xii,106 pp., illus. Four years, 1859-1863, in the forming of Georgetown, Colorado's first major silver center. 002362 
Price: 17.50 USD
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260 The Hawaiian Kingdom 1778-1854: Foundation and Transformation 
Kuykendall, Ralph S.
Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, 1938. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. No Jacket 
Red buckram, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed at corners, mildly frayed at head of spine, spine panel toned to brown with mild dampstaining confined to that area only, not affecting covers or interior. Former owner's illus. book plate mounted on front pastedown. vii,453 pp., endpaper maps. Text block edges toned, with slight chipping along fore-edge, a minor concern. Author's credit portion of DJ flap mounted on rear blank. No compromising defects, simply general wear. Relatively scarce. 032163 
Price: 25.00 USD
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261 The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley. To Which is Appended A Condensed Physical Geography of the Atlantic United States, and the Whole American Continent. [Third Edition] 
Flint, Timothy
Cincinnati, OH and Boston, MA: E. H. Flint/Carter, Hendee & Co., 1833. 
Full-Leather 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good-VG. 
Full calf-skin, gilt on burgundy title label on upper spine panel. Leather is rubbed along edges and joints, with some light surface abrasions, but shows only one small notch of loss along rear joint and slight loss at tail of spine, some exposure at bottom rear corner and edge. Front pastedown shows vintage address inscription of Mr. James F. Laird, Trenton, New Jersey, 1837; an inner leaf shows a pencil signature of Hannah H. Laird. Lacks front flyleaf, opens directly onto title, which shows approx. 3" closed tear extending into text from bottom edge, with some creasing. Firm binding, text block showing scattered foxing, generally light, and some mild dampstaining to fore-edge margins. 469,310 pp. Two volumes bound as one, the Third Edition (1833) of the work originally published in 1828 as "A Condensed Geography and History of the Western States." Howes F-200, ed. 3. 008976 
Price: 125.00 USD
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262 The History of Mohave County to 1912 [Arizona] 0963012509 / 9780963012500
Messersmith, Dan W.
Kingman, AZ: Mohave County Historical Society, 1991. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Book Joe Wheeler 
Ivory printed wraps, lettered/illus. in black, with black cloth tape binding. 230 pp. Slight handling wear, virtually as issued. 037688 
Price: 20.00 USD
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263 The Jacksonville Story 0943388023 / 9780943388021
Engeman, Richard H.
Medford, OR: Southern Oregon Historical Soc, 1980. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Burgundy pictorial wraps. 47 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Mild shelf wear, edges lightly rubbed. 017441 
Price: 9.50 USD
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264 The Jacksonville Story [SIGNED] 0943388023 / 9780943388021
Engeman, Richard H.
Medford, OR: Southern Oregon Historical Soc, 1980. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Signed by Author
Burgundy pictorial wraps. 47 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Moderate shelf wear, edges lightly rubbed, abrasion along upper spine wrapping a bit onto front cover. Signed by author on title page. 017442 
Price: 11.50 USD
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265 The Jay T. Snider Collection of Historical Americana [Christie's Auction Catalog - 21 June 2005] 
Snider, Jay T.
New York: Christie's, 2005. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Gray cloth, lettered and bordered in gold foil, with color pastedown illus. on front cover. As issued. 368 pp., 346 lots, many illus. in color. 024287 
Price: 24.50 USD
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266 The John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library 
Penrose, Charles, Jr., And John W. Barriger IV
New York: Newcomen Society of the United States, 1999. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Newcomen Publication No. 1537, printed June 2000. Booklet, original wraps. Former owner address label on front cover. 001414 
Price: 7.50 USD
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267 The Journey of the Western Horse: From the Spanish Conquest to the Silver Screen 1581500947 / 9781581500943
Sellnow, Les
Lexington, KY: Eclipse Press, 2003. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Blue-gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows very slight surface wear, nearly as issued. 137 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 034737 
Price: 9.95 USD
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268 The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860 0807841110 / 9780807841112
Kolodny, Annette
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1984. 
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, two stress creases along an otherwise firm, square binding. A few instances of internal highlighting and/or marginal notations, very minor. 029950 
Price: 7.50 USD
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269 The Lewis and Clark Journals: An American Epic of Discovery - The Abridgement of the Definitive Nebraska Edition [SIGNED twice] 080322950X / 9780803229501
Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark; Gary E. Moulton (editor, intro.)
Omaha, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Dark blue 1/4 cloth, light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. lx,413 pp., illus. Short gift inscription on upper front pastedown (inside front cover). Signed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, undated; additionally, signed University of Nebraska President's Club Dinner (3 Apr. 2003) book plate mounted on front flyleaf, also full signature. Dust jacket shows very slight handling wear, crease to bottom rear flap corner, otherwise virtually as issued, now in mylar. Scarce signed copy. 037491 
Price: 25.00 USD
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270 The Lewis and Clark Trail: Retracing America's Most Adventurous Journey 0811709353 / 9780811709354
Satterfield, Archie
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1978. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. VG+ Marilyn Weber 
224 pp., illus. Blue boards, lettered in gold foil, as issued, other than gift inscription on front flyleaf. Dust jacket shows minor rubbing along edges with chipping and slight loss 009875 
Price: 5.00 USD
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271 The Lone Ranger Pictorial Scrapbook [INSCRIBED] 
Felbinger, Lee J.
Green Lane, PA: Countryside Advertising, 1979. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Signed by Author
Booklet, stiff color wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Inscribed by author at top corner of title page. 64 pp., illus. Accompanied by several pages from the 3 Dec. 1981 East Penn Neighbors section of the Morning Call featuring an article on the author and his collection. Scarce first edition, later expanded and re-issued. 033076 
Price: 20.00 USD
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272 The Lost Treasure Cave, or Adventures with the Cowboys of Colorado 
McNeil, Everett [Everett M'Neil]
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1923. Second Printing
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG- W. M. Cary 
Burgundy cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt. 2nd ptg.: Oct. 1923; first issued 1905. Minor shelf wear, gilt trending toward copper in several spots, text block edges slightly dulled by age. Extremely scarce color illus. dust jacket is modestly toned by age, rubbed along joints and flap folds, chipped with minor loss at several corners and spine extrems, with 1/2" oval of loss at bottom rear corner, now in archival mylar. viii,352 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. Scarce. 032283 
Price: 75.00 USD
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273 The Lure of the Dim Trails 
Bower, B. M.; Charles M. Russell (illus.)
New York: G. W. Dillingham Co., 1907. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. No Jacket Charles M. Russell 
Light brown cloth, with front cover title cartouche and lower front corner illus. in yellow. Modest shelf wear, moderate binding lean, white lettering mostly rubbed away. Several leaves midway through show mild top corner crease or mild creasing along fore-edge. Scattered internal foxing, generally minor. [ix],210 pp., illus. w/ (3) color plates by Russsell, additional illus. in margins. 1st edition: Oct. 1907. 028287 
Price: 12.50 USD
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274 The Lymans of Hilo: A Fascinating Account of Life in 19th Century Hawaii [Parts I and II, Complete] 
Martin, Margaret Greer (editor, Part I); Nettie Hammond Lyman, Kathryn Lyman Bond, and Ethel M. Damon (editors, Part II)
Hilo, HI: Lyman House Memorial Museum, 1979. Revised Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Lime-green wraps, lettered/illus. in dark teal. 1st thus, of 1979 Revised Edition. Modest shelf/handling wear, mild creasing to bottom front cover corner, light wear to edges. Square, uncreased binding. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 224 pp., with insert from museum. 030310 
Price: 4.95 USD
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275 The Majesty of the Grand Canyon: 150 Years in Art 0764929569 / 9780764929564
Kinsey, Joni L.
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, 1998. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book 
Color illus. paper covered boards, oblong format. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor shelf wear and a bit of rubbing along edges, short closed tear at top rear corner, now in mylar. 160 pp., illus. in color. 2nd ptg. 040271 
Price: 25.00 USD
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