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Centuries of Santa Fe

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Gannon Distributing Co: 1992

Seller ID: 020617

ISBN: 0883075237

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. This edition was originally published in 1976 and is unabridged and unaltered reprint of the 1956 EP Dutton edition except for the addition of a new preface by the author. Later printing. History of Santa Fe. View more info

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Treasure Hunting Northwest

By: Hult, Ruby El

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Binfords & Mort: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018835

ISBN: 083230087X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Near fine condition, light foxing on outside page edges. DJ is very good, has been price clipped and some color removed on spine. Covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. Includes specific information and some maps. View more info

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Prairie Schooner Detours

By: Irene D Paden

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016650

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Macmillan, 1949, stated first edition. In very good condition, light bumping to corners and spine, pages lightly toning. DJ is good, several chips to edges, a 3" closed tear at bottom of front panel, price clipped. Two treacherous detours - Hastings Cut-off led 90 miles across the Great Salt Desert and so delayed the ill-fated Donner Party, and Lassen's wound painfully throught the Sierras and many a '90-er referrred to it bitterly as the "Greenhorn Cu... View more info

Colorado Mountain Playgrounds

By: J P Cummins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Union Pacific System:

Seller ID: 021606

Condition: Very Good


Booklet. 48 pages. Lots of photos, maps, places to stay, side trips to take by rail and more. Trying to tempt you to take a rail vacation through mountain country. View more info

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Journey Through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean

By: Jacob H Schiel

Price: $25.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016605

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, DJ in mylar. University of Oklahoma, 1959. In very good condition, DJ and book end papers have light foxing. The journal of Jacob Schiel, a geologist who served in the capacity of surgeon to the Gunnison Expedition of 1853, tasked with finding a railroad route from Missouri to the Pacific. This journal covers 1853-1854. View more info

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Eccentric Colorado Legacy of the Bizarre and the Unusual

By: Jessen, Kenneth Christian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Pruett Pub Co: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016631

ISBN: 0871086824

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Pruett Publishing, 1985, first edition. In very good condition, top of spine has been bumped, minor cover soiling. The streetcar-riding horse, the petrified man, the three-acre castle made of ice and the horse done in by alien invaders - what more do you want? View more info

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Jim White's Story of Carlsbad Caverns

By: Jim White

Price: $20.00

Publisher: C T Photo-Platin Creation: 1960

Seller ID: 007130

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. C T Photo-Platin Creation, 1960. In very good condition. Its early explorations as told by Jim White. SIGNED by his son, Jim White Jr. Learn how the Carlsbad Caverns were found! View more info

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Pride, Power, Progress - Wyoming's First 100 Years

By: John "Ace" Bonar

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1987

Seller ID: 016694

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Self-published, 1987. In very good condition, light cover soiling, interior is bright and clean. A collection of stories about people, places and events that have contributed to the history and tradition of Wyoming. Amelia Earhart, Sheep Eater Indians, John Bozeman, Buffalo Bill Cody, Fort Fetterman, James Cash Penney, and many more stories. View more info

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The World Almanac of the American West

By: John Bowman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., World Almanac Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016690

ISBN: 0886873231

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. World Almanac Books, 1986, first edition. In near fine condition, previous owner markings on half title page. A great source book for researchers, historians, or anyone with an interest in Western history. View more info

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Journal of the Southwest, Volume 32, Number 3, Autumn 1990

By: Joseph Carleton Wilder

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Arizona: 1990

Seller ID: 016699

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. University of Arizona, 1990. In very good condition, some edgewear, bottom right corner of cover creased. Interior is bright and clean. Water in New Mexico, Dancing for Water, Dividing the Water, Acequia Rights in Law and Tradition, Land Water and Pueblo-hispanic Relations in Northern New Mexico, Sonoran Prophecy, Sonoran Adobes, Placido, other columns and features. View more info

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Gold Rush Album to California in '49

By: Joseph Henry Jackson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016675

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949, first edition ("A"). In near fine condition, minor board wear, pages toning, insciption on title page. DJ is good, has some chips and tears, price clipped, coverd in mylar. The complete story of the greatest treasure hunt in history. 352 first-hand pictures. A great way to look back in the past. View more info

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Jackson Hole How to Discover and Enjoy It

By: Josephine C Fabian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1982

Seller ID: 016707

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 30 pages. Self-printed, 1982, seventeenth edition. In very good condition. Recommended trips to enhance your enjoyment of the Jackson Hole wilderness area. View more info

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Desert Time: A Journey Through the American Southwest

By: Kappel-Smith, Diana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016602

ISBN: 0316482986

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Little Brown, 1992, stated first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. You will meet a piece of river, some strange trees, and coyotes, bees, birds, bighorn sheep, and more cacti than you may care to think about. You will meet a tortoise that is passionate and methodical. You will go to a place where wars have been fought and where they are being prevented, or exacerbated, depending on your point of view. You meet a man who is crazy about snakes. You w... View more info

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The Gold Rush

By: Ketchum, Liza

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016662

ISBN: 0316490474

Condition: Very Good


Oversized softcover. LIttle Brown, 1996, stated first edition. In very good condition, corners lightly bumped. Companion volume to the Public Television Series The West. Filled with phtographs and captions as well as regular text. View more info

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Bandelier National Monument New Mexico

By: Kittridge A Wing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1957

Seller ID: 016709

Condition: Very Good


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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Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Guide to the Natural History of Western Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

By: Kozloff, Eugene N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 1995

Seller ID: 020165

ISBN: 029595597X

Condition: As New


Trade paperback. As new. 7th printing, 1995. An illustrated guide to the natural history of western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. "This book invites you to take an interest in things all around you, from the giant Douglas fir to the lichens on its trunk." View more info

Frontier

By: L'Amour, Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019022

ISBN: 055335390X

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized softcover. Near fine condition, light edgewear. Beautiful photos of the west and narrative by L'Amour talking about the historical events of the various areas. View more info

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Ghost Town Album

By: Lambert Florin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1962

Seller ID: 016681

Condition: Very Good


Oversized hardcover. Bonanza, 1962, second printing. In very good condition, one very small spot of moisture damage to the last few pages of the book (almost invisible). DJ is very good, the clear coating on the jackt has wrinkled up in spots, but the DJ itself is not wrinkled, in mylar. These were the days when the Utes tried to stop the prospectors and the preachers tried to stop sin. View more info

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Wyoming

By: Larson, T.A.; Kerber, Linda K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, W W Norton & Co Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016629

ISBN: 0393301834

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. W W Norton, 1984, first edition. In very good condition, name and notes on back of front end paper. With a historical guide prepared by the editors of the American Association for State and Local History. Wyoming, high dry and remote. The problem was how to get people there. View more info

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Colorado River Country

By: Lavender, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., E P Dutton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016618

ISBN: 0525241515

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. E P Dutton, 1982, first edition. In near fine condition, book plate on front endpaper. B & W photos and illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Spanish explorers first discovered the Grand Canyon over four hundred years ago. Indians, Mexicans, Mormons, prospectors, fur traders, mountain men, outlaws, goverment surveyors and entrepeneurs of all kinds all travelled this area and reaped the harvest of the land. View more info