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Image for <b> A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park] </b>

A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]

By: Baylis, William

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Self Published William Baylis;: 1903

Seller ID: 010077


First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated, published, and copyrighted by William Baylis, who styled himself a "Landscape Photographer and Tourist." [54] pp. Captioned Plates from photographs throughout. Oblong; 15.5 x23 cm; 6 x 9 inches (6x9"), Red Cloth; Titles in Gilt. Illustrated title page. Fairly uncommon; 11 copies held in Universities. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Well-composed photographs re... View more info

Image for <b>A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.  </b><br>[Arizona.]

A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.
[Arizona.]

By: Brodrick, Harold J. - Text

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Holbrook, AZ:, Petrified Forest Museum,: 1957

Edition: Popular series (Petrified Forest Museum Association), no. 3.

Seller ID: 008161


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. View more info

Image for <b>Death Valley in '49   </b><br>[California Gold Rush]

Death Valley in '49
[California Gold Rush]

By: Manly, William Lewis; Introduction Carl I. Wheat.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Borden Publishing Co,: 1949.

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Edition, Thus.

Seller ID: 008793


William Lewis Manly (1820-1903) and his family left Vermont in 1828, and he grew to manhood in Michigan and Wisconsin. On hearing the news of gold in California, Manly set off on horseback, joining an emigrant party in Missouri. Death Valley in '49 (1894) contains Manly's account of that overland journey. Setting out too late in the year to risk a northern passage thorugh the Sierras, the group takes the southern route to California, unluckily choosing an untried ... View more info

Image for <b>Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.  </b>

Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Harper & Brothers Publishers ,: 1928.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008934


This important biography, based on original sources provides a picture of the western United States at the latter half of the 19th century. Additionally, the influence of Jessie Benton Frémont on her husband’s success is well-documented. Publisher’s navy-blue cloth with gilt stamped titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear but with a bump to the lower text-block of volume 2 causing folds and small closed ... View more info

Image for <b> Zion - Bryce Canyon - Grand Canyon National Parks. </b>

Zion - Bryce Canyon - Grand Canyon National Parks.

By: [Author not specified]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Omaha, NB:, W.S. Basinger,: No date, gift inscription of 1940.

Seller ID: 009274


A publication of the Union Pacific Railroad. Stapled stiff pictorial wraps. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription. Illustrated with numerous B/W plates Some in color; and Maps. View more info

Image for <b>  Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State</b><br>[Pre-statehood]

Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State
[Pre-statehood]

By: [Pre-statehood] Franck, Harry A.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, Frederick A. Stokes ,: 1937.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 008855


Harry Franck was a popular travel writer His many adventures, not all of them pleasant, but all described in his plain, somewhat sardonic style, which was the antithesis of the highly romantic prose of other popular travel writers of the era. His tour of the Hawaii Islands includes the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Lonai. Moloki, Kahoolawe, Maui and Niihau. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-cl... View more info