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1 1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43] 
Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle
Geological Society of America, 1950. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, spine panel a bit faded by age. Some darkening along inner hinges, text block lightly toned. Pt. I: Geology of Islands and Neighboring Land Areas; Pt. II: Megascopic Paleontology and Marine Stratigraphy; Pt. III: Submarine Topography of the Gulf of California; Pt. IV: Report on the Pleistocene and Pliocene Foraminifera; Pt. V: Sedimentation and Oceanography; Survey of Field Observations. vi,vii,53,viii,216,vii,32,v,55,[ii],6 pp., illus. All folding charts and b&w plates present and intact, accompanied by (11) folding maps in rear pocket, all also present and fully intact. A few of the folding maps show light soiling/foxing along edges. Overall, nicely preserved, seldom seen. 020659 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 A Boy's Albuquerque, 1898-1912 0826305253 / 9780826305251
Balcomb, Kenneth C.
Albuquerque, NM: Published in cooperation with the Albuquerque Historical Society by the University of New Mexico Press, 1980. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine 
Gray buckram, lettered in burgundy. As issued. Dust jacket price clipped, otherwise as issued. ix,100 pp. 025267 
Price: 11.95 USD
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3 A Colorado Word Geography [Publications of the American Dialect Society No. 34 (Nov. 1960)] 
Hankey, Clyde T.
University, AL: University of Alabama Press for American Dialect Society, 1960. 1st Edition
Wrappers 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. VG+. Book 
Tannish-gray wraps, lettered in black. Light shelf/handling wear, covers a bit toned by age. ix,82 pp., maps. Firm binding, clean interior. Scarce. 035943 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 A Confederate in the Colorado Gold Fields 0806108916 / 9780806108919
Conner, Daniel Ellis; Donald J. Berthrong and Odessa Davenport (editors, intro.)
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Very slight shelf wear to dust jacket. xiii,186 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. A nearly new copy. 019990 
Price: 14.50 USD
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5 A Guide to Finding Birds in Mendocino County [California] 
Carter, Kris
Albion, CA: Kris K. Carter, 1998. 2nd Edition
Spiral Bound 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Spiral-bound, stiff illus. wraps. xii,13-147 pp., illus. Slight shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued. 036617 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 A History of Old Fort Berthold 
Dunn, Adrian R.
Bismarck, ND: State Historical Society of North Dakota, 1963. First Separate
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Book 
Booklet, b&w pictorial wraps. Offprint from North Dakota History Vol. 30, No. 4 (Oct. 1963). 88 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Covers somewhat toned along binding fold, otherwise light soiling. Former owner's address stamp with inked date inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. 037093 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 A Journal of Ramblings through the High Sierra of California by the University Excursion Party 
Le Conte, Joseph
San Francisco: The Sierra Club, 1930. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Tan 1/4 buckram, gray paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on upper spine panel. Light shelf wear, covers mildly tanned toward edges and joints, title label toned with chipping along edges. xiii,154 pp. Firm binding, clean interior beyond gift inscription on front flyleaf dated Dec. 1930. Limited to 1500 copies printed for the Sierra Club by Taylor & Taylor, Dec. 1930. 033032 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 A Kid on the Comstock: Reminiscences of a Virginia City Boyhood 0910118140 / 9780910118149
Waldorf, John Taylor (ed., Intro. By Dolores Waldorf Bryant)
Palo Alto, CA: American West Publishing Co., 1970. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Dark olive cloth, lettered in gold foil, as issued. Dust jacket shows sunned spine panel, some toning toward edges, a few light surface marks. 001549 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 A Little Book of California Missions 
Saunders, Charles Francis
New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1925. Second Printing
Cloth 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Very Good. 
2nd ptg.: Dec. 1925. Brown cloth. 64 pp., illus. w/ sepia toned plates, front endpaper map. Modest shelf wear, slight binding lean. Former owner inscription on rear pastedown. 008841 
Price: 6.50 USD
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10 A Peep at Washoe; or, Sketch of Adventure in Virginia City (#585/1400) 
Browne, J. Ross
Palo Alto, CA: Lewis Osborne, 1968. Limited
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Very Good Private Press 
First (limited) edition thus, reprinting 1875 Harper edition, dark teal cloth, illus., endpaper maps, in original plain paper dust jacket, moderately soiled with title handwritten on spine panel. 148 pp. #585, hand-numbered, of an edition limited to 1400 copies. Washoe Mines, San Francisco and northern California 003337 
Price: 18.50 USD
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11 A Quilt of Words: Women's Diaries, Letters and Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960 1555660371 / 9781555660376
Niederman, Sharon
Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1988. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Very Good Ex-Library 
Ex-library, typically marked/stamped but virtually no actual wear. [vi],220 pp. Dust jacket in mylar sleeve shows sunned spine panel but is otherwise almost as issued; sleeve is taped to binding. 009064 
Price: 6.50 USD
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12 A Report to the Citizens, Concerning Certain Late Disturbances on the Western Frontier Involving Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph and Geronimo Opposed in the Field By Forces Under the Command of General Nelson A. ("Bear-Coat") Miles (#291/600) 
Baird, Major G. W. (W. H. Hutchinson, Intro.)
Ashland, OR: Lewis Osborne, 1972. Limited
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. VG+ Private Press Frederic Remington 
First (limited) edition, red cloth, illus., illus. endpapers, publisher's booklet laid in, in original plain paper dust jacket, lightly soiled with title handwritten on spine panel. 67 pp. #291, hand-numbered, of an edition limited to 600 copies. Indian Wars. 003348 
Price: 24.50 USD
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13 A Second Handful of Western Books 
Bay, J. Christian
Cedar Rapids, IA: Privately Printed for the Friends of the Torch Press, 1936. Limited
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A 
Christmas 1936 keepsake, limited to 400 copies. Dark green back strip, paper over boards, paper title label, deckled fore-edge. 56 pp. Ex-library, typically marked, acceptable in terms of wear. Somewhat rounded/exposed corners, lightly rubbed at extrems. Takes up several volumes of classic Western Americana and travel narratives. Scarce. 003805 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 A Voyage to The Northwest Coast of America 
Franchere, Gabriel (Ed. Milo Milton Quaife)
New York: Citadel Press, 1968. First Thus
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Very slightly rubbed edges. Dust jacket in Brodart sleeve shows slightly rubbed edges, nearly as issued. 001571 
Price: 9.50 USD
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15 A Webfoot Volunteer: The Diary of WIlliam M. Hilleary 1864-1866 
Hilleary, William M. [Herbert B. Nelson and Preston E. Onstad (editors)]
Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 1965. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. No Jacket 
Dark blue cloth. viii,240 pp., endpaper maps, b&w plates. Ex-library, nominally marked/stamped, clean interior. Descriptive text from dust jacket flaps has been clipped and mounted on to half-title page, jacket otherwise lacking. Solid Near Fine, downgraded owing simply to minimal ibrary markings. 011060 
Price: 19.50 USD
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16 Alamo Defenders -- A Genealogy: The People and Their Words 089015757X / 9780890157572
Groneman, Bill
Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1990. 
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. 6th ptg. Moderately cocked binding, firm and uncreased, otherwise only light shelf wear. xiii,185 pp. + b&w plates at rear. Biographical profiles and family histories for all defenders of the Alamo - makes for fascinating reading. 035005 
Price: 9.95 USD
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17 Amarillo, Texas II: The First Hundred Years -- A Picture Postcard History [SIGNED, #971] 0943976057 / 9780943976051
Franks, Ray, and Jay Ketelle
Amarillo, TX: Ray Franks Publishing Ranch, 1987. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Laminated pictorial boards. As issued. No. 971 of an edition limited to an unspecified number of copies. Signed by both authors on title page. 015473 
Price: 68.50 USD
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18 American Frontier Tales 0878421092 / 9780878421091
Howard, Helen Addison
Missoula, MO: Mountain Press Publishing Co., 1982. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Very Good Ex-Library 
Ex-library w/ typical marks/stamps, little actual wear. Brodart sleeve taped to binding, protecting dust jacket, which is well preserved despite sunned spine panel, call label. Firm binding, clean interior. 001468 
Price: 5.00 USD
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19 An Eldest Son Remembers: An Iowa Family Pioneers in Oklahoma [SIGNED] 
Jarvis, Ralph D.
Self-Published, 1980. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued Signed by Author
Limited, green cloth, gilt lettering. Signed by author, dated 1980, on front flyleaf. Essentially as issued, very slightly soiled boards. 001412 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 An Empire of Silver: An Illustrated History 0913582360 / 9780913582367
Brown, Robert L.
Denver, CO: Sundance Publications Limited, 1984. 
Pictorial Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. As New. As New 
2nd ptg.: Aug. 1986, orig. issued 1984. Pictorial hardcover, silver foil spine, in protective PVC sleeve. 001489 
Price: 32.50 USD
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21 Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution to July, 1885 - The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U.S. National Museum . with Memoir and Statistics 
Donaldson, Thomas
Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1886. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. N/A 
Original edition, rebound in brown cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil, with new endpapers, new head- and tail-bands, text block edges slightly shaved to tidy up appearances. Presents virtually "as new" by virtue of recent, sympathetic rebinding, rendering a very durable reference copy. xi,264,[2],vii,939 pp., complete w/ 144 full page plates, as called for, reproducing as line illustrations Catlin's paintings and drawings, folding map opposite p. 422, (2) folding maps with itinerary route outlined in color opposite p. 424. Accompanied by the final two maps (both large color folding) originally bound in at pp. 834 and 852, both loose/detached. Map of Indian Reservation shows several separations to folds along top edge, mild separation at one fold juncture, and minor mildew soiling (not active); Map of Indian Territory nicely intact with only light soiling to verso. Includes Parts I-IV, occupying through p. 264, Part V (Catlin) separately paginated, bound into one volume, as originally issued, approx. 3 5/8" thick. Occasional light, scattered soiling, mostly in margins and blank versos, light dampstaining to some plates and maps, purely cosmetic and a minor distraction, mild mildew staining (again, not active) to later Catlin portrait plates. Howes D 416. Overall, a very attractive copy that will withstand years of continued use. 028776 
Price: 350.00 USD
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22 Ansel Adams and the Photographers of the American West 1572153253 / 9781572153257
Weber, Eva
North Dighton, MA: JG Press/World Publications Group, 2002. Second Printing
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
2nd ptg.: 2002. Laminated pictorial boards, as issued. 256 pp., fully illus. w/ 200+ b&w plates. 008999 
Price: 19.50 USD
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23 Apaches: A History and Culture Portrait 0806129786 / 9780806129785
Haley, James L.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997. Third Printing
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Essentially as issued, appears unread. xxvi,453 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 033893 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Arizona: Its Resources and Prospects; A Letter to the Editor of the New York tribune, reprinted from That Journal of June 26th, 1865 
McCormick, Hon. Richard C.
Tucson, AZ: Territorial Press, 1968. First Thus
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. N/A 
Orig. issued 1865 by D. Van Nostrand, New York, this edition a facsimile reprint of 1968. Essentially as issued. Author was Secretary of the Treasury. New intro. by Sydney B. Brinckerhoff. 001521 
Price: 4.95 USD
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25 Around the Circle: One Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains, Being a Description of a Trip Among Peaks, Over Passes and Through Canons of Colorado 

Chicago: Passenger Department of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad/R. R. Donnelley and Sons - Lakeside Press, First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. 
Booklet, illus. light blue wraps, oblong format. Undated [ca. 1880s?], printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Lakeside Press, Chicago. Front cover detached but present, moderately soiled, with rubbed edges and paper loss at top binding-edge corner. Rear cover shows some paper loss along edges, as does final leaf of text (not affecting any printed portions). Rear foldout map of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad is intact. A lovely booklet, each verso reproducing a period engraving or b&w photograph, with facing-page commentary on each recto. 32 pp., suggesting an earlier edition than the 1892 edition of 56 pp. 007500 
Price: 20.00 USD
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