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Outhouses of the West

By: Hines, Sherman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nimbus Publishing, Limited:

Seller ID: 016598


Oversized hardcover, DJ in mylar. Nimbux, 1988. In near fine condition. Beautiful photos of outdoor privies - many of them covered in snow and looking very cold! View more info

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Anza / Borrego Desert Guide Book

By: Horace Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paisano Press: 1958

Seller ID: 016693


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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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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