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1001 Texas Place Names

By: Tarpley, Fred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Pr, 1980


Trade paperback. Good condition, heavy cover wear, some light soiling on outside page edges. From Notrees to Pine Island, from Scotland to Moscow, from Dickens to Tennyson, from Spur to Lariat, from Buck Naked to Bald Prairie - these names and many more explained. View more info

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A Guide to Photographing the Art of Nature

By: Heinemann, Bruce W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Prior Pub, 1994


Coffeetable sized softcover. Very good condition, cover edges lightly bumped. Absolutely beautiful photos and discussion of how he took them. He also identifies each location. View more info

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A History of Chehalis

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chehalis Community Development Program, 1955


Softcover booklet, 22 pages. Very good condition, bottom of spine chipped, pages toning. A history report created by the Chehalis Community Development Program. How Chehalis was established and who the early influential people were. View more info

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A History of Chehalis Bicentennial Edition

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The St Helen's Club of Chehalis, 1976


Softcover booklet, 30 pages. Very good condition. A history report created by the Chehalis Community Development Program and updated by the St. Helen's Club of Chehalis with a look at the current status of concerns mentioned in the 1955 report. How Chehalis was established and who the early influential people were. View more info

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A Pocket Guide to Hawaii's Flowers

By: Miyano, Leland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A., Mutual Pub Co, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Photos from flowers adorning home gardens to those found only in remote, inaccessible places. View more info

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A Room for the Night, Hotels of the Old West

By: Richard A Van Orman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bonanza,


Hardcover. Bonanza Books, reprint edition, orginally published by Indiana University Press, 1966. In very good condition, bottom boards are lightly rubbed and 1" of the rear hinge is exposed. DJ is good, has chips and tears and back panel is soiled, protected in mylar. Author uses records, autobiographies, letters, and journals to recreate the nature of hotels and hospitality houses in the Old West from 1830 to 1890. View more info

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A Sweet and Alien Land: The Story of Dutch New York

By: Van Der Zee, Henri;Van Der Zee, Barbara

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press, 1978

Edition: First Thus


Hardcover. Very good condition. First Viking Press edition. DJ is good, has some tears and chips. From the fabled purchase of Manhattan by Peter Minuit in 1626 to Peter Stuyvesant's surrender to the English in 1664. View more info

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Anza / Borrego Desert Guide Book

By: Horace Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paisano Press, 1958


Softcover, spiral bound. Paisano Press, 1958. In very good condition, corners bumped, covers show light soiling, some pages are wavy but no appearance of water damage, interior is bright and clean. Southern California's Last Frontier. Maps by Jack P Welch. A tour quide for this unique desert area, filled with photos. Coyote Canyon, Superstition Hills, Grapevine Canyon, Vallecito. View more info

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Arizona Highways 1958

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arizona Highway Department, 1958


Leatherette bound Arizona Highways for the entire year of 1958. Good condition, bottom of spine has been bumped and previous owner has stamped his name and ownership on several pages. Front and back hinges are loose. Full of history, including a portfolio of gunslingers by artist Frank McCarty, Indians of Arizona, ghost towns, 2 issues featuring cowboy artist Ross Santee, Santa Cruz county and Nogales, wildlife and more. View more info

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Artists of the Canyons and Caminos: Santa Fe, the Early Years

By: Robertson, Edna; Nestor, Sarah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ancient City Pr, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


Trade paperback. Painting photos have some waviness at top of pages but it doesn't impact the pictures. See the artwork from the past and learn the history of the artists. View more info

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Bandelier National Monument New Mexico

By: Kittridge A Wing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1957


Softcover, 44 pages. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 23, reprint 1957. In very good condition, light toning from age. Principal ruins of the national monument, origins of the people, life of the early people at Bandelier, the natural scene. Many photos. View more info

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Bareback!: One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail

By: Ellis, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Delacorte Pr, 1993

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Delacourte Press, 1993, first edition. As new. Travelling by horseback, covered wagon, foot, and canoe, Ellis, A Cherokee descendant, explored the country that was once home ot the brave Pony riders. View more info

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Behind Adobe Walls: The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos

By: Dennis, Landt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chronicle Books, 1997


Softcover, near fine condition. Second printing. Has Sept. 98, Welcome to the Land of Enchantment, Lise & Laudt Dennis inscribed on half-title page. Nothing to indicate who wrote it, it's all in one hand. Photographs by Lisl, text by Landt. Take a home tour of Sante Fe and Taos. View more info

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Black Diamonds of Sheridan A Facet of Wyoming History

By: Stanley A Kuzara

Price: $275.00

Publisher: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Oversized hardcover. Self-published, first edition, 1977. In near fine condition, number 986 stamped on front endpaper, with a very good DJ, has some edgewear, chips and tears, now protected by mylar. Inscribed and signed by author on the title page. Inscription and signature are from two different pens suggesting the book was signed first, the inscription and date added for the owner. A history of coal mining in and around the Sheridan, Wyoming area. Included with the b... View more info

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California's Spanish Place-Names: What They Mean and How They Got There

By: Marinacci, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tahoe City, California, U.S.A., Tioga Pub Co,


Trade paperback. Tioga, second printing, 1988. In very good condition. Why they have all those Spanish city/town names in California. View more info