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Glimpses of the Ancient Southwest

By: Stuart, David E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Ancient City Pr: 1985

Seller ID: 019508


Trade paperback. As new. How archeologists find and probe riches from the ancient past - from urban Albuquerque to remote mesa tops and arroyos in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. The Gila country, Zuni, the Pecos River Valley, the Galisteo Basin, Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde, Gran Quivira, White Sands, Bandelier. View more info

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New Mexico Place Names A Geographical Dictionary

By: T M Pearce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The University of New Mexico Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019635


Small hardcover. Near fine condition. DJ is very good, has some very small tears and a bit of chipping at bottom, now protected in mylar. Most New Mexico place names have historical events behind them. This tells you the story of more then 5,000 individual items, from folklore to history to frontier humor. View more info

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1001 Texas Place Names

By: Tarpley, Fred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Pr: 1980

Seller ID: 019647


Trade paperback. Good condition, heavy cover wear, some light soiling on outside page edges. From Notrees to Pine Island, from Scotland to Moscow, from Dickens to Tennyson, from Spur to Lariat, from Buck Naked to Bald Prairie - these names and many more explained. View more info

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Ecology of Jackson Hole, Wyoming

By: Tim W Clark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016701


Trade paperback. Self-published, 1981, first. In very good condition, light edgewear, minor soiling. A primater on the land and ecology of the Jackson Hole area of Wyoming. View more info

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Photographs

By: Todd Webb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Forth Worth, TX, Amon F Carter Museum: 1965

Seller ID: 021648


Softcover. Good condition, cover wear. 44 pages of Mr. Webb's photographs of ghost towns and New Mexico. Amon F. Carter Museum exhibit from November 25, 1965 to January 16, 1966. View more info

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The Way to Roadside Riches

By: Tom Bishop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Johnson Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 016720


Softcover, 52 pages. Johnson Publishing, sixth printing, 1980. In very good condition, light edgewear and soiling, interior is clear and bright. Details on panning, building rockers and sluices, mills and dredges, electronic detectors, inofmration on locations for gold in Colorado and the US, and information on how to stake a claim. View more info

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Montana : An Uncommon Land

By: Toole, K. Ross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1984

Seller ID: 016600


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1984, sixth printing. In very good condition, minor bumping to edges, name and date on front endpaper. DJ is very good, has minor surface chipping and creasing, minor fraying, and a 1" closed tear at the top of the rear panel. Indians, Custer, fur traders, sheepherders, cattlemen, copper and then oil all played a part in Montana's history. View more info

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The Great Southwest Nature Factbook: A Guide to the Region's Remarkable Animals, Plants, and Natural Features

By: Tweit, Susan J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Alaska Northwest Books: 1994

Seller ID: 018466


Trade paperback. Second printing. In very good condition. Did you know: The Colorado squawfish grows to 6' in length and weighs up to 80 lbs.? A 9,400 year old creosote bush growing in the Mojave Desert is oldest known living plant? Mesa Verde, known worldwide for its spectacular cliff dwellings, encompassies nearly 4,000 archaeological sites? View more info

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New Mexico Route 66 on Tour: Legendary Architecture from Glenrio to Gallup

By: Usner, Don J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Museum of New Mexico Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 021659


Softcover. Near fine, small remainder mark on bottom pages. Learn about the various cultures and see the diversity in landscapes by travelling Route 66. View more info

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A Sweet and Alien Land: The Story of Dutch New York

By: Van Der Zee, Henri;Van Der Zee, Barbara

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019775


Hardcover. Very good condition. First Viking Press edition. DJ is good, has some tears and chips. From the fabled purchase of Manhattan by Peter Minuit in 1626 to Peter Stuyvesant's surrender to the English in 1664. View more info

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Exploring the West

By: Viola, Herman J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Harry N Abrams Inc: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016674


Oversized hardcover. Harry N Abrams, 1988, first edition, first printing. In near fine condition with DJ in mylar. Zebulon Pike, Joseph Walker, Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, John C. Fremont, John Wesley Powell. These are only a few of the hundreds who came lonely lives as trappers, from the Army and Government departments, from universities and museums to set off on expeditions under the banner of knowledge. View more info

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Wyoming Pageant

By: Virginia Cole Trenholm, Maurine Carley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Prairie Publishing: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016659


Hardcover, no DJ, protected in mylar. Prairie Publishing, 1946, first. In near fine condition, light bumping and minor soiling of back cover. A Wyoming history books for schools, was never used as such. Read about John Colter, Jim Bridger, Pony Express and more. View more info

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Washington's Historical Markers

By: W M Scofield

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Touchstone Press: 1967

Seller ID: 020167


Trade paperback. Very good condition, a couple of tiny cover scratches, pages toning. Photos of all the historical markers in Washington. View more info

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Everglades: Wondrous River of Life

By: Walker, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camelback/Elan Adventure: 1992

Seller ID: 018646


Softcover. Very good condition, cover shows light edgewear. Contents include: Geography, Geology, Landscapes, Big Cypress National Preserve, Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Flora, and History. View more info

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How and Where to Pan Gold

By: Wayne Winters

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Nugget Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 016697


Trade paperback. The Nugget Publishing Company, npd. In very good condition, black mark on title page. Has maps, photos, drawings. Maps show gold placers of 19 states, British Columbia, and Sonora, Mexico. View more info

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Western Forests

By: Whitney, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1985

Seller ID: 018634


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, minor edgewear. A comprehensive field guide, fully illustrated with color photographs, to the trees, wildflowers, birds, mammals, and insects of North America's western forests and woodlands, from Alaska to California and the Rockies. View more info

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Ten Days Every January: A History of the National Western Stock Show

By: Willard E Simms

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Western Stock Show Association: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016643


Hardcover. Western Stock Show Association, 1980. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, small stain on fore-edge. DJ has light edgewear and rubbing, some discoloration at top of spine, now in mylar cover. 75th Jubliee, Commermorative Edition. Inscribed to "Debbie", a director of this Association. In part, "May the snows not get so deep nor the temperatures so cold that your many friends don't get to see at the show." Willard Sims... View more info

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Washington DC Past & Present

By: William M Maury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CBS Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 020113


Softcover. Very good condition, light edgewear. The Guide to the Nation's Capital filled with historical notes. Includes map inset and notes about what had been added to the building circa 1975. View more info

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Los Alamos: The Ranch School Years 1917-1943

By: Wirth, John D.;Aldrich, Linda Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021096


Hardcover. Near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom outside pages. Stated first edition. An elite prep school for boys, ages twelve to eighteen. Gore Vidal and William S Burroughs attended this school. View more info

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Mexican Country Style

By: Witynski, Karen;Carr, Joe P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Layton, Utah, U.S.A., Gibbs Smith: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019539


Oversized hardcover. Very good condition, light edgewear. Chapters include: Origins, Elements, Carved Objects & Vessels, Doors & Entranceways, Tables, Storage & Seating, Mexican Influences, Buying & Restoring, Contemporary Adaptations, Unexpected Accents. View more info