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Image for If Mountains Die: A New Mexico Memoir

If Mountains Die: A New Mexico Memoir

By: Nichols, John Treadwell;Davis, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1979

Seller ID: 020443

ISBN: 0394736141

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Very good condition, light cover edgewear. Filled with photographs showing the beauty of New Mexico. View more info

Image for Wildlife and People in New Mexico Part 1 Mammals and Birds

Wildlife and People in New Mexico Part 1 Mammals and Birds

By: Norma Ames

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish: 1979

Seller ID: 018986

Condition: Good


Oversized softcover. Good condition, cover has some soiling and shows wear, interior is clean and bright. A good look at the types of animals and birds New Mexico has and why it's important to keep their habitat available. People and wild animals don't mix well. View more info

Image for Cinders and Smoke : A Mile by Mile Guide for the Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Trip

Cinders and Smoke : A Mile by Mile Guide for the Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Trip

By: Osterwald, Doris B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lakewood, CO, U.S.A., Western Guideways, Limited: 1980

Seller ID: 007135

ISBN: 0931788005

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Western Guideways, 1980. In very good condition, has name on front cover and price on back of front cover. A mile by mile guide for the Durango to Silverton (Colorado) narrow gauge trip. Many photos. 104 pages. View more info

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The Centuries of Santa Fe

By: Paul Horgan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: E P Dutton: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016641

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. E P Dutton, 1956, first edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, has edgewear and minor soiling to back panel, now protected by mylar cover. Three stirring centuries of social change, from the days when Sante Fe was Spain's northernmost capital in the New World to the present. View more info

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Colorado The Centennial State

By: Percy Stanley Fritz

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1941

Seller ID: 016611

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Prentice Hall, 1941. In very good condition, light bumping to corners, minor slant to spine, outside pages lightly soiled, owner's markings on front end paper and bottom of book pages, pages toning. Colorado history, from the Indians through World War I. View more info

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The West That Was

By: Peter Seymour

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hallmark: 1973

Seller ID: 016663

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Kolomoki: Settlement, Ceremony, and Status in the Deep South, A.D. 350 to 750

Kolomoki: Settlement, Ceremony, and Status in the Deep South, A.D. 350 to 750

By: Pluckhahn, Thomas J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Alabama Pr: 2003

Seller ID: 021092

ISBN: 0817350179

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Suggests the main period of occupation and mount construction was during the Woodland period. View more info

Image for Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land

Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land

By: Pyle, Robert Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: C. Scribner: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018833

ISBN: 0684183218

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Near fine with a very good DJ, has been price clipped, now in mylar. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. A series of sixteen essays that describe the landscape and wildlife of the Willapa Hills region of Washington State, which has been exploited by lumber companies. View more info

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Haunted Highways: The Ghost Towns of New Mexico

By: Ralph Looney

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1968

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022141

Condition: Good


Hardcover. DJ is in mylar, missing a corner and showing wear. Corner of boards show wear. Signed and Inscribed by author on back of front end paper. Laid in letter with two reviews attached, dated 1969. A unique piece of history. View more info

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Rio Grande

By: Reid, Jan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Pr: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019773

ISBN: 0292706014

Condition: As New


Oversized hardcover. As new. The Rio Grande in writings by Larry McMurtry, Tony Hillerman, Paul Horgan, Charles Bowden, John Graves, Woody Guthrie, John Reed, John Nichols, Robert Boswell, James Carlos Blake, Elena Poniatowska, William Langewiesche, Molly Ivins, Dagoberto Gilb, and Gloria Anzaldua, to name but a few. 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:

Seller ID: 016620

Condition: Very Good


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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New Mexico's Best

By: Richard Maler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, U.S.A., Fulcrum Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021652

ISBN: 155591232x

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover. Near fine condition. A guidebook to the author's favorite places and restaurants across New Mexico. View more info

Image for The Grand Canyon: Intimate Views

The Grand Canyon: Intimate Views

By: Robert C Euler, Frank Tikalsky

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018895

ISBN: 0816512957

Condition: As New


Trade paperback. As new, has a very small UAP stamp on bottom of outside pages. Geology and biology, Indians and explorers, rafting and biking - it's all here. View more info

Image for Prospector, Cowhand, Sodbuster

Prospector, Cowhand, Sodbuster

By: Robert G Ferris

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 016789

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. US Department of the Interior, 1967. In very good condition, light bumping on the corners. Historic places associated with the mining, ranching and farming frontiers in the trans-Mississippi west. Volume XI of the national survey of historic sites and buildings. View more info

Image for Ferryboats on the Columbia River Including the Bridges and Dams

Ferryboats on the Columbia River Including the Bridges and Dams

By: Robert H Ruby, John A Brown

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019007

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Near fine condition, DJ is very good has corner wear and a very small tear at bottom of front cover. There are lots of little towns on the Columbia and, in the past, there were ferryboats at each of them. Here are photos, historical accounts and discussion of all the bridges and dams. View more info

Image for West of the West The Story of California from The Conquistadores to the Great Earthquake, as Decribed By the Men and Women Who Were There

West of the West The Story of California from The Conquistadores to the Great Earthquake, as Decribed By the Men and Women Who Were There

By: Robert Kirsch, William S Murphy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E P Dutton: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016648

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, no DJ. E P Dutton, 1967, stated first edition. In near fine condition, edges lightly bumped. Filled with illustrations. California history. View more info

Image for Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

By: Robert L Brown

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers: 1964

Seller ID: 016651

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Caxton, 1964, third printing. In very good condition, light bumping of edges. DJ is vry good, some chipping and one tear at top of spine, small piece missing at bottom of spine, price clipped, in mylar cover. Touring the Ghost Towns of Colorado by Jeep trail. View more info

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Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

By: Robert L Brown

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 016652

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Caxton Printeres, 1976, ninth printing. In very good condition, light bumping of corners, some toning on endpapers (from glue?). Interior is clean and bright. Touring the Ghost Towns of Colorado by Jeep trail. View more info

Image for The First Hundred Years An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News

The First Hundred Years An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News

By: Robert L Perkin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016608

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ, protected in mylar. Doubleday & Company, 1959, stated first edition. In very good condition, minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor soiling of covers, minor soiling on outside page edges. Denver and the Rocky Mountain News - the life they have shared is a robust one! View more info

Image for Ghost Towns of The American West

Ghost Towns of The American West

By: Robert Silverberg

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thomas Crowell: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016638

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Thomas Crowell, 1968, first edition. In very good condtion, minor bumping to spine ends and corners. DJ is fair, has quite a bit of edgewear and rubbing. Beautiful illustrations. The story of the American mining frontier can be traced in the ghost towns - from the camps of California's forty-niners to the twentieth century ruins in the Nevada desert. The ghost towns remain and their battered ruins testify that the legends are true, that behind the tall tales l... View more info