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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 Catalogue of the Frederick W. & Carrie S. Beinecke Collection of Western Americana, Vol. I: Manuscripts 
Goddard, Jeanne M., and Charles Kritzer; Archibald Hanna (editor, intro.)
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1965. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Dark gray 1/4 cloth, dark red leatherette paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Vol. I (all published). Minimally ex-library with call number stamped along lower front joint, pocket mounted on rear flyleaf, a few minor marks. Slight shelf wear, rubbed at heel of spine, slight exposure to bottom front corner. xi,114 pp. 040534 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 A Closer Look at Beaver Dam: Guide to Historic Architecture B0006E50N2
Messinger, Jean Goodwin
Colorado Springs, CO: Cottonwood Press, 1981. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Stated first edition. xi,84 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Accompanied by promotional brochure from publisher. 042202 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 A Tenderfoot in Southern California [SIGNED] B001NHUNLK
Yeslah, M. D.
New York: J. J. Little & Ives Co. for the Author, 1908. Limited Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Not Issued Book Signed by Author(s)
Dark red cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. 150 pp., illus. No. 3609 of an unspecified Autograph Edition, hand-numbered and signed by author on limitation page following copyright page. 044847 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 A True Picture of Emigration [Lakeside Classics No. 34] B001RKN3AQ
Burlend, Rebecca; Milo Milton Quaife (editor)
Chicago, IL: The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1936. First Thus
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. Not Issued Book 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf, with both flyleaves mildly toned, both fixed endsheets foxed. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. xxxi,167 pp., frontis., folding map (mildly toned) at p. 42. 042500 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 A True Picture of Emigration [Lakeside Classics No. 34] B001RKN3AQ
Burlend, Rebecca; Milo Milton Quaife (editor)
Chicago, IL: The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1936. First Thus
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. xxxi,167 pp., frontis., folding map (mildly toned) at p. 42. 042507 
Price: 39.50 USD
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18 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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19 A Western Panorama 1849-1875: The Travels, Writings and Influence of J. Ross Browne on the Pacific Coast, and in Texas, Nevada, Arizona and Baja California, as the First Mining Commissioner, and Minister to China [Western Frontiersmen Series XIII] B002DXH7SU
Goodman, David Michael
Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1966. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. As New. Not Issued Book 
Red cloth, royal 8vo, spine panel lettered in gold foil, deckled text block edges. As issued. 328 pp., illus. 044822 
Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Across the Plains in Forty-nine [Lakeside Classics No. 46] B0007DPQDG
Shaw, Reuben Cole; Milo Milton Quaife (editor, intro.)
Chicago, IL: The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1948. First Thus
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Mild rubbing to spine lettering. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. lii,170 pp., frontis. portrait, plates. 042567 
Price: 10.00 USD
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21 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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22 Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean in 1793 [Lakeside Classics No. 29] B00085JV34
Mackenzie, Alexander; Milo Milton Quaife (editor, intro.)
Chicago, IL: The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1931. First Thus
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. Not Issued Book 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, minor bump/dent along top front cover edge. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. xl,384 pp., frontis. portrait, folding map (fully intact) at p. 3. Thorne Donnelley's name card laid in. 042566 
Price: 50.00 USD
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23 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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24 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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25 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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