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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


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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Prospector, Cowhand, Sodbuster

By: Robert G Ferris

Price: $20.00


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

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Rainier Byways Visions Truths & Myths

By: Wilton Daniels

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kent, Washington, U.S.A., Directed Media, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Oversized softcover. Directed Media, 1990, first edition. In very good condition, light cover wear. Filled with beautiful pictures about the history of Mt Rainier, the people and animals and who live(d) there, and how the water benefits the valley. View more info

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Rayburn's Ozark Guide

By: N/A

Price: $20.00


Softcover. Stapled booklet, Lonsdale, Arkansas, Autumn 1945. Vol. III, No. 2, Whole Number 11. In very good condition, upper left corner of front cover missiing, pages yellowing, some foxing on cover. A unqiue piece of memorbilia full of local history, poems, letters, a story, advertisements, and other memories of a time gone by in a place that no longer exists in the same way. View more info

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Rendezvous Country

By: Donald G Pike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American West Publishing, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Oversized hardcover. American West Publishing, 1975, stated first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar cover. Images of America Series. Full of beautiful photos of the land and animals. See the land the trappers saw when they came to make their living off the land. 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


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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River of the West: Stories from the Columbia

By: Clark, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited, 1995

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, DJ in mylar. HarperCollins, 1995, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom of pages. Stories of the people who lived and died on the its shores; "discovered" and claimed it for their country; or depended on it's dam-generated power or bountiful salmon. View more info

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Roadside Geology of Arizona

By: Chronic, Halka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Mountain Pr, 1983


Softcover. Very good condition, glue on spine is loosening. Sixth printing, 1989. Arizona has mountains and deserts both. Learn what events created these landscapes and follow the roads that take you to them. 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


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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Salinas: Archaeology, History, Prehistory

By: David Grant Noble

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Ancient City Press, 1993

Edition: First Thus


Oversized softcover. Fine condition. First Ancient City Press edition. History of central New Mexico, lots of photos and illustrations, 32 pages. View more info

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Santa Fe

By: Lawrence Cheek

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Compass American Guides, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition


Trade paperback. Very good condition. Photography by Eduardo Fuss. Outstanding photographs and beautiful locations to visit. View more info

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Shoal of Time : A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By: Daws, Gavan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., University of Hawaii Press, 1974


Trade paperback. University of Hawaii Press, 1974. In very good condition, light cover wear and some foxing on outside top and bottom page edges. Starting with the Western discovery of the islands in 1778, on through the days of whalers, the missionary period, the plantation era with its vast numbers of Oriental immigrants, to the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, annexation by the US and on to statehood. View more info

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Sketches of Wyoming

By: Shirley Jacob, Charlene Davis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wyoming Field Science Foundation, 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. Wyoming Field Science Foundation, 1977. In very good condition, minor soiling on cover. Signed on page 26 by Jane Mitchell, with a note to her mother: To Mom, with love from her daughter Jane - now a PUBLISHED AUTHOR! How about that! Jane Mitchell. Sketches of various Wyoming historical locations with prose and poetry by several authors. 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


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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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,


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