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...<b>American Route 66: Home on the Road  </b><br>, Bernard, Jane; Brown, Polly
1 Bernard, Jane; Brown, Polly ...American Route 66: Home on the Road

Santa Fe, New Mexico Museum of New Mexico Press, 2003.
 9780890134597
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Featuring powerful portraits and beautiful colour images with poignant and often humorous interviews, this is a contemporary portrait of America's first highway.

Documenting how the heritage of Route 66 is reflected in the current conditions and rhythms of life and portrays a fresh spin on local folklore and Americana.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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...<b>A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.  </b><br>, Brodrick, Harold J. - Text
2 Brodrick, Harold J. - Text ...A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.

Holbrook, AZ: Petrified Forest Museum, 1957.
 Popular series (Petrified Forest Museum Association), no. 3.
 Stapled Pictorial Wraps.
 
Color pictorial stapled wraps. 9.5 inches tall. 8 internal pages of text inside 16 pages of color photography. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear toning to top edge of wraps.
 
Price: 12.95 USD
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...<b>Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive.</b>, Chittenden, Hiram Martin
3 Chittenden, Hiram Martin ...Yellowstone National Park Historical and Descriptive.
California: Stanford University Press, 1949. Reprint edition. Hardcover.

 Illustrated with b/w photographs. Fold-out map of the park. 
A historical look at Yellowstone from early Indian occupancy, its discovery by John Colter, and the conception of a national park, includes description of the flora, fauna and natural features of the park.
Burnt orange cloth with black titles. Some hand soling to boards. Bindings tight and square, text clean, Light handling wear. 286 pages with index.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park  </b><br>, Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E.
4 Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E. ...Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park

USA: National Park Service, 1961.
 Softcover.
 
Published by the Yosemite Naturalist Department and the Yosemite Natural History Association, this booklet contains a self-guided driving tour for Yosemite National Park.

A fairly uncommon item.

The author was appointed Park Naturalist of Yosemite National Park, January 9, 1947. Prior to this appointment he had been at the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona and in the Washington office of the Naturalist Division. He entered the Government Service in 1919.

Stapled Wraps with 112 pages plus covers. Numerous photographic illustrations and maps. CArefully handled. Minimal wear with mild toning.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>Utah [Ski Magazine] November 1948 issue.  </b>, Editor: Beck, D. Elden
5 Editor: Beck, D. Elden ...Utah [Ski Magazine] November 1948 issue.
Salt Lake City: Harry B. Miller, 1948 First Edition – First Printing. Softcover.

 Color and B/W Photos. 
Volume 10 November No. 11. 48 pages of photos and narration, including advertisements, articles on fashion, upcoming Olympics, Junior Skiers, progress of new slope construction, poetry, and numerous ski related articles.

11 inches tall. Staples wraps. Moderate handling. All pages clean and intact. Minor damp-stain lower edge of rear cover.

 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Headwaters of the Mississippi: <br>Comprising Biographical Sketches of Early and Recent Explorers of the Great River, and a Full Account of the Discovery and Location of its True Source in a Lake Beyond Itasca.</b>, Glazier, Captain Willard.
6 Glazier, Captain Willard. ...Headwaters of the Mississippi:
Comprising Biographical Sketches of Early and Recent Explorers of the Great River, and a Full Account of the Discovery and Location of its True Source in a Lake Beyond Itasca.

Chicago & New York: Rand, McNally, 1898. Hardcover
 
Dark green cloth covered beveled boards. Spine decorated in gilt with decoration of glazier in a canoe. Front has stamped map of lakes in silver gilt and titles in gold. Rear has same design in blind-stamp. Decorated endpages. 7.75 inches tall; 527 pages.
Bindings tight and square, text clean. Light, as expected, toning. Minimal wear, corners, spine tips: hint of rub. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece, plates, in-text drawings and chapter headers.

 
Price: 150.00 USD

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...<b>Colorado Wildflowers in Crewel</b>, Greer, Dorothy D.
7 Greer, Dorothy D. ...Colorado Wildflowers in Crewel
Denver, Colorado: Metzger Printing & Publishing Co., 1974 Presentation copy # 468 Spiral bound

 Greer, Dorothy D. 
SIGNED by author with and inscription but not to a person. /Enjoy with us the beauties of Colorado summertime./

Includes an actual crewel sample, suitable for framing; of Indian Paintbrush, in unopened presentation envelope.

Bound in green hard paper covers with circular window centered and showing presentation envelope of needlepoint flower.
Illustrated with 28 of America's most loved wildflowers of the High Country laid-in on multi-colored heavy weight pages. Each with a poem of description.
Spiral Bound. Front board a bit soiled. No other flaws.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>Romantic Cities of California  </b>, Hawthorne, Hildegarde
8 Hawthorne, Hildegarde ...Romantic Cities of California
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company 1939 First Edition – First Printing.[with (1) on last page of text] Hardcover.

 Illustrations by E. H. Suydam. 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacks Dust Jacket. 456 pages with Index.

Color frontispiece of the Art Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, illustrated endpapers.

Sketches of California's most romantic cities, including San Diego, Laguna, Hollywood, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey, Weaverville, Coloma, Grass Valley, Nevada City, and Palo Alto and others.

 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b>Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn.</b>, Hillerman, Anne
9 Hillerman, Anne ...Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn.
New York: Harper, 2009 0061374296 / 9780061374296 First Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.

 Original photos from Don Strel. 
No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. Dust Jacket in a protective Mylar sleeve.
Step into the world of bestselling author Tony Hillerman’s novels with Tony Hillerman’s Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn, a stunning collection of original documentary photographs of the New Mexico and Arizona landscapes that were integral to his detective novels. Narrated by his daughter, Anne Hillerman.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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…<b>In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.</b>, James, George Warton
10 James, George Warton In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Little, Brown and Company, 1905 First Edition – First Printing Hardcover. [No jacket issued]

 Illustrated with 142 photographs 
Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear with a slight pull on top spine band. Text clean. 392 pages. 8.75 inches tall.

A handsome and collectible copy.
 
Price: 165.00 USD

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…<b>Our American Wonderlands.</b>, James, George Warton
11 James, George Warton Our American Wonderlands.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & CO., 1915 First Edition – First Printing Hardcover.
 Finely illustrated with several dozen photo-gravures. 
Brown cloth covered boards. Library rebound with call number on spine, Discrete library treatment. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. 7.75 inches tall. 297 pages with index.

Subject matter primarily the Southwest of Arizona, but also chapters featuring national parks & sites in New Mexico, California, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Kentucky, & New York.

Even with rebinding this is an attractive copy of a title that is becoming hard to find.

 
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...<b> In and around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona  </b><br>, James, George Wharton
12 James, George Wharton ... In and around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1913.
 Revised and enlarged edition.
 Hardcover,
 Illustrated with photographs.
 
Revised and enlarged edition. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; corners rubbed, minor sun-fading. 352 pages; 8.25 inches tall. Bibliography and appendix of statistical information.

Tissue-guarded frontispiece, and numerous in-text and full plates of photographs taken by the author. One is a fold-out panorama on light card-stock. Fold-out map present and unflawed.
 
Price: 50.00 USD

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…<b>Highways and Byways of the Great Lakes.</b>, Johnson, Clifton
13 Johnson, Clifton Highways and Byways of the Great Lakes.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. New Edition. Hardcover.

 Illustrations by the Author. 
Green decorated cloth with stamped gilt titles. Bindings square and tight. Moderate corner wear. Previous owner’s name and minimal internal ex-library marks. No external markings. 7.75 inches tall. 328 pages with publisher advertisements.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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…<b>From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.</b>, Lecouvreur, Frank - Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke.
14 Lecouvreur, Frank - Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke. From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.
New York & Los Angeles: Angelina Book Concern, 1906 First Edition. Hardcover.

 Double page map of the area of the Feather and Yuba Rivers. Portrait frontispiece and 22 illustrations. 
Green cloth, gilt vignette on front panel. Bindings square and tight. Front hinge firm but has some open spots Text clean with a few minor spots of foxing. Minor fading to spine .Light shelf handling.
xiii, -[14]-355 pp. With black-and-white plates throughout. 23x15 cm (9 x 6inches).

"When the late Frank Lecouvreur left his native land in 1951 for California, leaving behind his parents and the dear friends of his youth, following the promptings of his large heart he kept a careful journal of the sights and the unusual experiences that were his in travel, and in the new land he had chosen as a field for his activities." - Preface. Some Topics During 1852 and 1853, the author was at the California mines. Los Angles Vigilance Committee, Indians and Game, Chinese Massacre, Mining on the Yuba.

 
Price: 195.00 USD

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...<b> Travel Informational Brochure Los Angeles County California </b><br>, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
15 Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce ... Travel Informational Brochure Los Angeles County California

Lithographed by Sterling Press, Los Angeles: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1935.
 9 inches tall by 4 inches [folded] 32 inches unfolded.
 
Two sided with 8 panels on each side. Numerous photographs and text.

Minimal handling wear.

This brochure not located in OCLC/WorldCat.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Billy Whiskers at the Exposition Volume 17  </b><br>, Montgomery, Frances Trego
16 Montgomery, Frances Trego ...Billy Whiskers at the Exposition Volume 17

Chicago: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1915.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover. Color plates and B/W in-text illustrations by Frank J. Murch.
 
Billy has adventures on the way to the Panama-San Francisco Exposition of 1915 and more at the Event.

Gift inscription on front free endpage. 9 inches tall. 192 pages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubbed corners and edges. Slight shelf lean. "Sticker scuff above /er/ on front board. Cloth spine to color pictorial pager boards. plate after p. 77 joints tender at lower corner.
 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>Longs Peak: Its Story and a Climbing Guide.</b>, Nesbit, Paul
17 Nesbit, Paul ...Longs Peak: Its Story and a Climbing Guide.
Boulder, CO.: Paul W. Nesbit, 1972 Stiff Cardstock.

 
Minimal handling. No flaws to note.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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…<b>Trails Through Western Woods.</b>, Sanders, Helen Fitzgerald.
18 Sanders, Helen Fitzgerald. Trails Through Western Woods.
London: Everett & CO. [N.D. c1911] First, thus Hardcover.

 Pictorial cloth covers, endpapers by L.M. Hight. [Endpages are lovely!] Illustrated from Photographs [8] By the Author. 
Originally published by Alice Harriman Co., Seattle. Apparently printed at the same plant. Book identical but for blind-stamp of Everett to spine and title page.

Collection of stories and essays on the natural world of the western United States. Centered on the Flathead Reservation in Idaho & Montana. Long section on the passing of the buffalo, Salish Indians, Dakota Indians.

Forest green cloth boards stamped gilt spine titles. Front decorations in black. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm and square. Light shelf handing, lower corners a touch of rub. Text clean with even toning. 8 inches tall. 311 pages.

 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>Irving, Texas: Rails to Wings  </b>, Stanton, Norma
19 Stanton, Norma ...Irving, Texas: Rails to Wings
Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company Publishers, 2003. 1578642272 / 9781578642274 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 Illustrated with B/W photos throughout. 
The growth of the early community of Irving, Texas through its early years, the depression, two World Wars and the post WWII boom is detailed, continuing through contemporary times. Especially well told and delightful to read are the many stories recounting the customs and family life of the earlier era.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 49.95 USD

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...<b>Seeing California: A Guide to the State</b>, Tavenner, Blair
20 Tavenner, Blair ...Seeing California: A Guide to the State
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1948. First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Jacket,
 16 b/w plates from photographs. 
A 21 day trip through California in the mid-20th century. Written both as a guide and for the “arm-chair” traveler.
Map endpages. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light corner wear.
Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has small loss on corners and spine tips.
494 pages with index, 6.75 inches tall.

 
Price: 50.00 USD

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