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The Living White House

By: Lonnelle Aikman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1975


Softcover. Very good condition, top of spine has been bumped and light edgewear. Fifth edition. Pictures and historical references about the White House. View more info

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The Lousiana Purchase and Our Title West of the Rocky Mountains with a Review of Annexation By the United States

By: Binger Hermann

Price: $85.00


Hardcover, no DJ. Government Printing Office, 1898. 67 pages, includes maps. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, board edges show wear, spine has a 1" worn spot, minor bio-predation to front endpaper, protected by mylar. Contains history of the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark expedition, Alaska, Oregon Territory, Mexican Purchase, Gadsen Purchase, Hawaii and calls for the construction of the Nicaragua (Panama) Canal. View more info

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The Medicine Bows Wyoming's Mountain Country

By: Scott Thybony, Robert Rosenberg, Elizabeth Rosenberg

Price: $8.00


Trade paperback. Caxton Printers, 1986. In very good condition, cover has some wear and minor soiling, interior is bright and clean. The 8,500 year story of a mountainous region rich in the history of the Plains Indians, mountain men, tie hacks, and early forest rangers. View more info

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The Opening of the Mississippi

By: Frederic Austin Ogg

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1904

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Macmillan, 1904, first edition. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, a very minor slant to the spine, page edges are toning, a few pages are unopened (page edges have not been cut), text is bright and clean. A Struggle for Supremacy in the American Interior. Lousiana purchase, Mississippi, navigation. View more info

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The Reasons Why Place Names in Arizona Are So Named!

By: Charles H Newton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tecolote Press, 1978


Softcover. Very good condition, light cover wear. Towns and places are named by the people settling in the area - this gives you insight on how they were chosen and who influenced the decision. View more info

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The Rocky Mountain West 1867

By: Louis L Simonin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1966

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Nebraska Press, 1966, first edition. In near fine condition. Translated and annotated from "Le grand-ouest des Etats-Unis". Simonin, a Frenchman and a mining engineer, visited the region at the invitation of the commissioner of Colorado Territory. He witnessed the meeting of the Indian Peace Commission with Crow and Arapaho chiefs at Fort Laramie, tells about Denver and Cheyenne, and writes about it all in his letters to ... View more info

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The Santa Fe Trail

By: H L James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SPMA, 1972


Softcover, ex-library. SPMA, second printing, 1972. In very good condition, minimal library markings, back right corner of cover has been bumped and torn. Follow the path of wagon trains. Includes photos. 20 pages. View more info

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The Story of Inscription Rock

By: Bertha Dodge

Price: $15.00


Trade paperback. Phoenix Publishing, 1975. In near fine condition. Fifteen years before the Pilgrims set food on Plymouth Rock and some two thousand miles to the southwest, the Mexican governor of New Mexico was inscribing his name, the date and the purpose of his passing, on the sandstone face of a mesa. "El Morro bears eternal witness to the courage and endurance of adventurous men." View more info

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The Tabor Opera House: A Captivating History

By: Furman, Evelyn E. Livingston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: E.E.L. Furman, 1984

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ. Self-published, 1984, second printing. In very good condition, cover edgewear, minor bumping to corners and spine, hinge is beginning to separate on title page. Signed and dated on title page (Oct. 6, 1985). Brochure on the opera house laid in good condition, top shows wear from sticking out of the book. The history of the opera house in Leadville, Colorado, his two wives (Augusta and Baby Doe), and his infamous life-style. View more info

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The Tetons Interpretations of a Mountain Landscape

By: Fritiof Fryxell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of California Press, 1938

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, ex-library, protected in mylar. University of California Press, 1938. In very good condition, very light edgewear, library marking on spine and a library emboss on the front endpaper and pages 35-36, remnants of library pocket inside front cover, one small rip to fold-out map, text and illustrations are bright and clean. Signed by the publisher: For Virginia M Roediger from Sam Farquhar, printer. June 14, 1940. The Grand Teton Park in Wyoming. "Payin gold ... View more info

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The Way to Roadside Riches

By: Tom Bishop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Johnson Publishing, 1980


Softcover, 52 pages. Johnson Publishing, sixth printing, 1980. In very good condition, light edgewear and soiling, interior is clear and bright. Details on panning, building rockers and sluices, mills and dredges, electronic detectors, inofmration on locations for gold in Colorado and the US, and information on how to stake a claim. View more info

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The West is Still Wild

By: Harry Carr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1932

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ. Houghton Mifflin, 1932. Signed by author on title page. In good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, sun-fading to spine and top edges, hinges are beginning to separate, light foxing on end papers, interior is clean and bright. Romance of the Past and Present. New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Mexico. View more info

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The West That Was

By: Peter Seymour

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hallmark, 1973


Oversized hardcover. Hallmark Cards, 1973. In very good condition, leatheette cover, minor bumping of edges. DJ is good has severl chips at top and bottom, now protectred in mylar. Writings and pictures recalling the authentic American West. Includes the poem "Out Where the West Begins" by Arthur Chapman. View more info

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The Wild West Trilogy

By: Davis, William C.; Rosa, Joseph G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 2000


Boxed set of three oversized softcovers. Salamandar Books, 2000. In near fine condition, slipcase has minor edgewear. Includes: The Native Americans, The American Frontier, and Age of the Gunfighter. View more info

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The Wilderness World of the Grand Canyon "Leave It As It Is"

By: Ann Sutton, Myron Sutton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J B Lippincott, 1971

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. J B Lippincott, 1971, stated first edition. In near fine condition, inscription on half title page, upper right corner of front panel boards have a small rub. DJ is very good, has edgewear and minor chipping. Interior is as new. B & W photographs by Philip Hyde. The beauty of the Canyon is shown on almost every page. View more info