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Image for Soapy Smith's Creede The Silver Camp in 1892

Soapy Smith's Creede The Silver Camp in 1892

By: Feitz, Leland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A., Little London Press:

Seller ID: 016706


Softcover, 24 pages. Little London Press, 1973. In very good condition, cover has some light soiling, interior is clean and bright. The story of the con-man of Creede, Colorado - and how he worked his "soap" con. View more info

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History of the Sierra Nevada

By: Francis P Farquhar

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016599


Hardcover. University of California Press, 1965. Errata sheet laid in. In near fine condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends. DJ is very good, minor chipping and creasing, minor fraying of edges, a few minor rips that have been tape-repaired by a previous owner, price has been clipped, book store decal on the inside of the back cover. The great snowy range of California has provided both challenge and fulfillment to generations of trappers, emigrants, engineers... View more info

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The American Way West

By: Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts on File: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016603


Hardcover. Facts on File, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ covered in mylar. The Mohawk Trail, The Mississippi River, the Santa Fe Trail and the Chihuahua Trail, the Oregon and California Trails. Adapted from To the Ends of the Earth. A Volume in the Trade and Travel Routes Series. Maps, bibliographical references and index. View more info

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Jackson Hole

By: Frank Calkins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016626


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Knopf, 1973, stated first edition. In near fine condition, inscription on front endpaper. DJ is very good, two short rips and a crease at top of back panel. Our of his years exploring its ancient trails on horseback and afoot, out of his fascination with local archives, Calkins brings Jackson Hole alove. Indians, fur trappers, mountain men, and wilderness. 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

Seller ID: 016649


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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Preserving the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains

By: Freed, Elaine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Natl Trust for Historic: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018900


Oversized hardcover. Fine condition. Stated first edition. Areas covered: New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The first part focuses on the vernacular architecture of the region, the tradition of Native American and Spanish dwellings that Anglo settlers found, and the first makeshift, sometimes mobile structures they built, including trading posts, mills and mining camps, forts and ranches. The second part focuses... View more info

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Slices of the Big Apple: A Photographic Tour of the Streets of New York

By: Freund, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Fordham Univ Pr: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020956


Softcover. Very good condition, appears to have author's signature at bottom of inscription on table of contents page. Full of colorful photography of the people and places in New York. 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

Seller ID: 016657


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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Roadside History of New Mexico

By: Fugate, Francis L.;Fugate, Roberta B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Mountain Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 018983


Softcover. Very good, back cover has a crease in bottom left corner. New Mexico is full of history, from the Spaniards, the Indians, the Mexicans, and the whites. This is the land the buffalo soldiers fought in, where Geronimo hunted and lived with his tribe, where Cortez played. Come travel the roads and see the sites - you can still feel the ghosts of times past. 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)

Seller ID: 016627


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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Profile of a State - New Mexico

By: George Fitzpatrick, John Sinclair

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A., Horn and Wallace: 1964

Seller ID: 018990


Oversized hardcover. Good condition, edges of boards show some wear, and front endpapers were used like an autograph book for gift inscriptions from various committee members. DJ is poor, has chips and tears. Photographs are lovely and show New Mexico while it was a much quieter, more beautiful land. View more info

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Volcanoes of the National Parks in Hawaii

By: Gordon A Macdonald, Douglass H Hubbard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawaii Natural History Association: 1982

Seller ID: 018638


Softcover. Near fine condition. Eighth edition, dedicated to the late Gordon A Macdonald who served as Director of the Hawaii Volcano Observatory. Full of vibrant photos and the history of the volcanoes in Hawaii. View more info

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Changing Plant Life of La Frontera Observations on Vegetation in the US/Mexico Borderlands

By: Grady Webster, Conrad J Bahre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020615


Oversized hardcover. Near fine condition, has remainder mark. Twenty contributors focus on historic cross-border changes in vegetation stemming from disparate land-use practices in the United States/Mexico border region. Diverse scientific approaches. View more info

Image for El Delirio: The Santa Fe World of Elizabeth White (Southwest History and Culture)

El Delirio: The Santa Fe World of Elizabeth White (Southwest History and Culture)

By: Gregor Stark; E. Catherine Rayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., School of American Research Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021643


Softcover. Near fine condition. Includes: Santa Fe Style, Formative Years, Indian Lands and Indian Health, Indian Art, A Circle of Friends and Further Adventures. Filled with photos. Follow the life and times of an amazing woman. View more info

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The Santa Fe Trail

By: H L James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SPMA: 1972

Seller ID: 007125


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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Wyoming University: The First 100 Years 1886-1986

By: Hardy, Deborah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Laramie, Wyoming, U.S.A., Univ of Wyoming: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016668


Oversized hardcover with DJ covered in mylar. University of Wyoming, 1986. In near fine condition. History of the University of Wyoming, filled with photos. View more info

Image for National Trust Guide Santa Fe: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers

National Trust Guide Santa Fe: America's Guide for Architecture and History Travelers

By: Harris, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Preservation Pr: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021657


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. A combination of artifact locations and the history associated with them. 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)

Seller ID: 016640


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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Enchanting New Mexico

By: Hazen-Hammond, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., New Mexico Magazine: 1985

Seller ID: 018989


Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition. This is a softcover magazine special that has been rebound as a hardcover and presented by Sunwest Bank. Filled with photographs about the people and places in New Mexico. 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

Seller ID: 019002


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