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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: $195.00

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

Seller ID: 010077

Condition: Very Good


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 repr... View more info

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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

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The Leaning Wind
[South Seas, Hawaii]

By: Gesslar, Clifford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010152

Condition: Very Good


Warmly INSCRIBED by the Author.A journey to the South Sea Islands by ""samoan"", a boat of Oriental design, powered by diesel engine -- travel and adventure before the war. The trip was a scientific expedition to gather specimens of fauna and flora; Gessler went along and his is a report on the endlessly varying, endlessly alike islands and atolls, the customs, languages, histories. Most of these islands are probably now changed in some way or another by the ... View more info

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Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico

By: Kolb, E. L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1952

Inscription: SIGNED by author with an inscription.

Seller ID: 010301

Condition: Near Fine


New Edition with additional Illustrations (76) plates from photographs by the author and his brother. SIGNED by author with an inscription. Blue cloth covered boards, gold titles. Color pictorial paste-on on front. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Text clean and bright. 12 printing. 8vo; 21 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 344 pages followed by b/w photographic illustrations. 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

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The Land of Enchantment. From Pike's Peak to the Pacific

By: Whiting, Lilian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1909

Seller ID: 010195

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bookplate of previous owner. Early Printing. 8vo; 347 pages; 8.25 inches tall. 35 photo illustrations including the frontispiece. A delightful and well-received travelogue of the Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and California. Lilian Whiting (1847-1942) was an American writer, editor, activist, and journalist. Born in Niagara Falls, N. Y. , Whiting is best known for... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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