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Forman Hanna; Pictorial Photographer of the Southwest

by Hanna, Forman

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Flagstaff, AZ:1985): Nothland Press and University of Arizona. First Edition. Quarto. 138 pages, 57 plates, Laid in is a card from the Jan Kesner Gallery of Los Angeles with a note for a photograph that was listed at $1500. Photograph on verso of card is a nude. His earliest photographs were of Acoma and Southwest Indians as… Read more
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Mormon Settlement in Arizona; a Record of Peaceful Conquest of the Desert

by McClintock, Col. James H.

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Published
1921
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First Edition
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$55.00

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Phoenix: Manufacturing Stationers, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. 307 pages. The project began with Thomas E. Farish but when he passed Col. James H. McClintock continued and obtained photographs, letters, and the cooperation of the LDS church in Utah. James Barney provided the maps. The folding map of Arizona is present at the end of the book.… Read more
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image of Paths of the Padres Through Sonora; an Illustrated History_Guide to Its Spanish Churches,  Signed By the Author (forword By John Francis Bannon, S.J.)

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Tucson: Arizona Pioneers Society, 1967. First Edition. Octavo. 468 pages, index, maps in pocket of book, foreword By John Francis Bannon, S.J. Signed by Paul Roca on the half-title page. Considered to be the most accurate and most interesting book ever written about old churches of Sonora. Included is a separate entry for the site of every… Read more
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The County of Peace

by Meng, Jan

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Published
1984
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$22.00

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Parker, Arizona: Parker Community Hospital Auxiliary, 1984. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies. The present copy is #395. 103 pages. With photographs of all the tiny communities in La Paz as well as its history. This book is an anecdotal look at the history of La Paz County. It chronicles such greats as Herman Ehrenberg and Charles DeBrille Poston.… Read more
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Dr. Frances Gillmor in the English Department was better known as the specialist at the University of Arizona on Mexican art and culture but she was a good friend of the Publisher of the University of Kentucky Press, Jerry Crouch who had been her student. He begins by sending her a 2 ALS 32 line message on Christmas card… Read more
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$375.00
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Bucyrus, Ohio: Forum Steam Printing House, 1882. First Edition. Octavo. Signed by the author. From the library of Barry Goldwater with his bookplate. 454 pages, [16]pp. advertising for travelers and illustrated with, 14 plates. . Like Mark Twain and U.S. Grant, Converse and his wife decided to travel around the world in the early 1880's. … Read more
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$135.00
image of Jacobo Sedelmayr, Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora, Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751

Jacobo Sedelmayr, Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora, Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751

by Dunne, Peter Masten, Translator

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Published
1955
Edition
Limited Edition
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$50.00

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Arizona: Arizona pioneers' Historical Society, 1955. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 600 copies. Inscribed by Dunne in the year of publication. The great Southwest travel series number one. 82pp. + index, fold-out map. Black and white mounted frontispiece photograph of San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama None of the manuscripts, as offered, has ever before been translated into… Read more
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The Clever Coyote

by Young, Stanley P; Hartley H.T. Jackson

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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$115.00

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Harrisburg PA/Washington D.C.: Stackpole and Wildlife Management Institute, 1951. First Edition. Octavo. Color frontispiece, 411 pages, index. The first part deals with the history, habits, economic status and control of the coyote, while the second part deals with the taxonomy based on 4,505 specimens. The coyote is a North American creature which usually weights 18-30 pounds but… Read more
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$115.00
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Water Power and Flood Control of Colorado Below Green River, Utah

by Larue, E.C.

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Published
1925
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$125.00

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Washington, DC: US Gov. Printing Office, 1925. Octavo. 176 pages, map in rear pocket, illustrated throughout with black and white photographic images, folding maps and plans. If the Reclamation Act of 1902 was the most important legislation on the environoment in the early 20th Century but it was only in the 1920's it determined that a comprehensive… Read more
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image of The Arizona Frequency Directory and Official AZ Scanner Guide: Including Travel Listing, for CA/NV/CO/NM/MEX

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Glendale, AZ: JJJ n K Publications, 1989. Quarto. Third edition. 380 pages, this item is not found in OCLC (World Cat). It provided all the essential detail for law enforcement, fire departments, communications for industry, two-way radio users, ARRL frequency for Arizona, Licensed Radio Operators, and qualified wireless monitor enthusiasts. It has all the dispatch codes for… Read more
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$90.00
image of The Environment and History of the Toroweap and Kaibab Formations of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah

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Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1938. Large Octavo. 268 pages, bibliography, index, with 48 plates. The importance of this work was that it was the first to show the Toroweap (formerly known as the Aubrey) with all the permian rocks of this expanded region. The author has not only listed the newly discovered items but given more thorough… Read more
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1905. Postcard shows Loco Jim insert with photo of an Apache mother and child. Postcard with addressed to: Mary Louise Sanburn (1881-1962). Author is A.L.B. writes: "This is Loco Jim--My Cozzins party's guide up in the White Mt Country. He has killed his dozen or so, not so very long ago either but is now the… Read more
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$85.00
image of Mitchell's School Atlas; Comprising the Maps and Tables Designed to Accompany Mitchell's School and Family Geography; the 1858 Edition

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Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Company, 1858. Quarto. 9 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves. The maps are all from 1852 plates. OCLC shows copies are found at the Newberry and the Library of Congress. It has all 32 maps (some of which are inset maps, e.g., Galveston on the Texas map (no. 13). Of particular interest, is 1. (no. 5), Map… Read more
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image of Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona, Vol. 1-13 (and 14 Which Covers the Last Year of the Arizona Territorial Court)

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San Francisco; 1884-1911: Bancroft. Octavo. 13 volumes with the very rare volume I which covers 1866-1884. It also lists the first 15 judges on the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona including the 7 U.S. Marshals and the List of Attorneys who practiced in the Supreme Court of Arizona though 1883. It begins with the case held in… Read more
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Suppressed Murder of Wyatt Earp

by Boyer, Glenn G.

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Np/(1997): Historical Research Associates / Glenn G. Boyer. Octavo. Signed by the author. 135pp. Reprint of rare 1967 first issue, with the addition of un-published plates. Illustrated with period photographs. Bound in black cloth lettered in white, spine lettering white, in a peach illustrated dust jacket with fading to spine. lightly rubbed along the… Read more
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image of True Story of Jacob Walzer. A Fascinating and Romantic Tale of an Old German Prospector Known to Fame as the Old Dutchman and Whose Famous Gold Mine is Still a Mystery of the Superstition Mountains

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El Paso, TX; (nd): McMath Company. Oblong Octavo. 55pp. illustrated by the author. The famous story of the lost Dutchman's gold mine hidden in the Supertition Mountains. Never found but is still sought after. This is the story of drama, adventure, mystery and murder. Bound in yellow pictorial wraps lettered in red and black green cloth backstrip. A… Read more
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Our House

by Wright, Olgivanna

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Published
1959
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First Edition
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$115.00

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New York: Horizon, 1959. First Edition. Octavo. 308 pages. inscribed by Olgivanna in 1969 to "Doafer and Mrs. Micuda", the title of this illuminating book, "Our House" refers to both Taliesin and Taliesin West, the homes of Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna. This includes the delightful story of the sculptor, Oscar Stonorov who was sculpting Wright while… Read more
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Report Upon the Colorado River of the West; Explored in 1857 and 1858

by Ives, Joseph C.

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Published
1861
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. Quarto. . 2 large folding maps and profile plan, 31 plates (including 7 in color of Indians) and several folding line drawings and textual woodcuts. While one of the most important and best illustrated army surveys of the American West, the report according to Goetzmann is the best of the individual army reports where… Read more
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image of Seven Wonderlands of the American West; Being the notes of a Traveler Concerning the Various Pilgrimages to the Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park....and the Petrified Forests of Arizona

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Boston; (1925): L.C. Page Company. First Edition. Large Octavo. First printing. 352 pages, index, with thirty-two reproductions in color from original paintings by Thomas Moran, ad Henry H. Ragg along with twenty-four half-tones from photographs, also maps of the National Parks covered by this book. After showing his painting of the Inner Gorge, he details Moran's visit… Read more
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First Inhabitants of Arizona and the Southwest

by Cummings, Byron

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First Edition
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Tucson, Az:(1953): Cummings Publication Council. First Edition. Octavo. 251pp., An authoritive study of the lives, customs, arts and crafts of pre-histoic dwellers in the great southwest. Topiecs include origin, geography, climate, flora and fauna, chronology, and stages of development. Also includes Homes, agriculture and ining, manufactures of weapons, textiles, ornaments and pottery, religion. Fully illustrated in color… Read more
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