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image of The Yellowstone Story; A History of Our First National Park. Volume One [only; an odd vol]

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Bozeman, MT: Yellowstone Library and Museum Association, 1964. Paperback. xx, 385p., b&w illustrations from period photography, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps. Front cover has a light vertical crease, both covers mildly edgeworn, sound clean and unmarked within. A good to very good copy of the first book of a pair.
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£8.82
image of Guide to Old San Juan [brochure_map]

Guide to Old San Juan [brochure & map]

by Eding, Bob, map illustration

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no date
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£11.03

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San Juan Capistrano: Downtown Merchants, no date. 12 panel brochure folded to 3.5x8.5 inches, history of San Juan Capistrano with a fold-out elevated map of the shopping district by Eding which displays various shops, restaurants and hotels, on rear panel a simple map of directions between Los Angeles and Tijuana with Dana Point and San Juan located halfway between… Read more
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image of Chasing Monarchs: migrating with the butterflies of passage [signed and inscribed]

Chasing Monarchs: migrating with the butterflies of passage [signed and inscribed]

by Pyle, Robert Michael [Jack Cady association]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1999
ISBN
9780395828205
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£11.03

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Hardcover. x, 307p., map endpapers, appendix, index, lengthy & warm oersonal inscription to author Jack Cady signed and dated September 25, 1999 by the author on the half-title page and signed again by him under his name on the title page, very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter cloth boards and bright unclipped… Read more
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image of Photo Pattern. Created and Copyright 1948 - Pat. Pending. Designs by Fred Raposa. No. BT-1 Belts, Cal-carved by Wheeler of California

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no city, CA: Wheeler of California, 1948. Pamphlet. 11p., softbound, a large (9.5x12 inches) pamphlet stapled into decorated wraps. Plates exhibit patterns appropriated for widths 3/4" to 2" (with rather little variation, it seems to us), quite edgeworn and dust-soiled with severe abrasion to spinefold and a pencilled ownership. As is. Pedestrian, if classic, leaf, flower and acorn motifs.… Read more
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image of California's Pioneer Mountaineer of Rabbit Creek. John Thomas Mason's meanderings [&c &c]

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San Francisco: Self-published by the author, 1930. Hardcover. 72p., printed on nice alkaline cream-tinted paperstock, illustrated from b&w cuts, period photography, a line map and, in color, a fullpage reproduction of a contemporary print (also to be found on the dust jacket). Hardbound in 9.5x6.5 inch green cloth boards cover-titled black, and the aforesaid jacket. Number 473 of 525.… Read more
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£22.05
image of Thrown Among Strangers: the making of Mexican culture in frontier California

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. Hardcover. xviii, 337p., introduction, notes, bibliography, index, photos, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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image of Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail [filmed as Red River]

Blazing Guns on the Chisholm Trail [filmed as Red River]

by Chase, Borden [Frank Fowler]

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Published
1948
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£918.75

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New York: Random House, 1948. 216p., true first edition hardcover in dj, good to very good copy measuring 7.5x5 inches, tan cloth boards spine-titled black in an unclipped dust jacket. The book itself is clean, sound, square and lies flat; head and tail are slightly crimped, there's a small discoloration midway of the spine panel, general faint edgewear… Read more
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image of Epitaph: a novel of the O.K. Corral [signed]

Epitaph: a novel of the O.K. Corral [signed]

by Russell, Mary Doria

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2015
ISBN
9780062198761
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£18.38

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New York: Ecco, 2015. Hardcover. 581p., signed and dated year of publication on title page, fine first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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image of Western Mining, An informal account of precious-metals prospecting, placering, lode mining, and milling on the American frontier from Spanish times to 1893

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. Paperback. xv, 342p., illustrated with many period images, later printing of the paperbound issue. Spine panel bears a light reader's crease, sole sign of handling, a clean sound copy.
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image of Arizona History Magazine; vol. 7, #5, Sept/Oct 1990; Old Trails, Roads and Routes Across Arizona

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Tucson: Arizona Historical Society, 1990. Magazine. 8p., includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, photos, drawings, articles, calendar of events, very good newsletter-style magazine on slick stock.
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image of Architecture, Physical Environment and Society in Alta California: proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the California Mission Studies Association Mission San Fernando Rey de España, February 18-20, 2005

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California Mission Studies Association, 2005. 193p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, articles and essays, references, footnotes, figures, illustrations, tables, very good report in spiral-bound pictorial covers. Six holdings located in OCLC as of 10/2017.
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£33.08
image of The Mission and the Community: proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the California Mission Studies Association San Luis Obispo, California, February 13-15, 2004

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California Mission Studies Association, 2004. 96p., 8.5x11 inches, articles and essays, references, footnotes, figures, tables, corner chipped on front cover, light pencil notes otherwise a very good report in spiral-bound pictorial covers. Six holdings located in OCLC as of 10/2017.
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£25.73
image of The Water System at Mission Santa Barbara

The Water System at Mission Santa Barbara

by Allen, Rebecca & David L. Felton

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Published
1998
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£18.38

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[San Diego]: California Mission Studies Association, 1998. iv, 41p., 5.5x8.5 inches, foreword, introduction, historical accounts, overview, references cited, illustrated with figures, plans, maps, photos, centerfold map, very good first edition booklet in stapled glossy white pictorial wraps. Occasional Paper #1.
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image of San Juan Capistrano Mission Chapels and Cemetery

San Juan Capistrano Mission Chapels and Cemetery

by Kelsey, Harry

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1993
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£18.38

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Northridge: Padre Press for the California Mission Studies Association, 1993. 17p., 5.5x8.5 inches, illustrated with photos, plans and figures, very good first edition booklet in stapled glossy yellow pictorial wraps.
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image of A Sequence from The Last True Cowboy, a novel

A Sequence from The Last True Cowboy, a novel

by Noyes, Stanley

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1980
ISBN
9780882350448
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£11.03

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Los Cerrillos NM: San Marcos Press, 1980. Pamphlet. 32p., softbound, a stapled 8.5x5.5 booklet, nice clean copy. In which book, film and indeterminantly historical characters shoot it out, and in postmodern fashion discuss classic cowboy fiction (the epigraph is from Destry Rides Again) and westerns of cinema. We are unsure if these reflective killers / killer reflections ever made… Read more
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image of Santa Barbara: Tierra Adorada a community history

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Los Angeles: Security-First National Bank of LA, 1930. 112p., 5.5x9 inches, city history, photos and art, very good booklet in stapled white pictorial wraps.
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image of Snow Covered Wagons: a pioneer epic; the Donner Party expedition 1846 - 1847

Snow Covered Wagons: a pioneer epic; the Donner Party expedition 1846 - 1847

by Altrocchi, Julia Cooley

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Published
1936
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£11.03

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. xxiii, 203p., endpaper maps, preface, Dramatis Personae, rosters of life, death & relief. Hardbound first edition in pebbled grey boards and dust jacket. Casing is mildly edgeworn, there is substantial toning to endpapers and an ownership name on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked, while dj is very edgeworn, chipped, price-clipped. All in all,… Read more
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image of The Tall Tree: Palo Alto Historical Association [newsletter] vol. 13, #2, October 1989

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Palo Alto: Palo Alto Historical Association, 1989. Four-panel newsletter, 7x8.5 inches, announcement of a talk and general meeting at Lucy Stern Community Center featuring pediatrician Joseph Davis, MD, remembrances of earthquakes et al, very good but for horizontal fold crease. The Loma Prieta earthquake had just occured at time of publication.
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image of Official Proceedings of the Nineteenth Session of the Trans-Mississippi Commercial Congress held at San Francisco, California October 6, 7, 8. 9 and 10, 1908

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San Francisco: Calkins Publishing House, 1908. Hardcover. 282p., frontis, by-laws & rules, addresses, report, photos, tables, lightly-worn first edition in brick red cloth boards, small chip in spine panel at the joint.
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£183.75
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Stock raising in the Northwest 1884: "Notes recueillies sur les elevages d'Animaux dans les Etats de l'Ouest de l'Amerique du Nord

by Weiss, G., translated by Brayer, Herbert O., decorations by David T. Vernon

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Published
1951
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£16.17

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Evanston: The Branding Iron press, 1951. Hardcover. xii, 24p., 5.5x7.5 inches, historical note, decorations, tables, limited edition of 500 copies designed and printed by Philip Reed of Chicago, this copy marked Review Copy in red ink, personal inscription signed "Garnet & Herb," sunned green quarter-cloth backing and gilt over decorative boards, good condition.
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