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THE DENVER WESTERNERS MONTHLY ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 1969, VOLUME XXV, NUMBER 2

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, Denver Posse of The Westerners: 1969

Seller ID: 006573


In this issue: Camels, Their Use in the Southwest and Final Disposition by Nolie Mumey. 24 pp. Paper magazine with lightly worn edges and corners, staple-binding tight. Interior clean. Magazine in VG+ condition. View more info

TRAVELING WEST: 19TH CENTURY WOMEN ON THE OVERLAND ROUTES

By: Allen, Martha Mitten

Price: $10.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Press: 1987

Seller ID: 001389


"Horace Greeley's advice to 'Go West' was heeded not only by the young men whom he addressed, but by women as well." 86 pp. with bibliography. Trade paperback with illustrated front cover. Light wear to covers with ink dots on both front and back, edges rubbed. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. View more info

A GLIMPSE OF EDEN

By: Ames, Evelyn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 006238


"This book captures the magic of Africa as no one has done since Isak Dinesen. It can be read on three levels: for the color and pageantry of wildlife, for an understanding of the importance of preserving it, and for the mystic answer wildlife holds for our overburdened civilization." Illustrated by Victor Ambrus. 208 pages. Green cloth covers with images of zebras along the bottom and gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good+ condition with chipping/tears to edges an... View more info

LOG OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

By: Automobile Club of Southern California

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Automobile Club of Southern California: 1966

Seller ID: 003011


71 pp. Wear to edges and corners. Front cover has chipping to bottom edge. Interior clean. View more info

LOG OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

By: Automobile Club of Southern California

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Automobile Club of Southern California: 1962

Seller ID: 003012


small spot on cover. bottom corner creased. otherwise G+. View more info

AZTEC LAND

By: Ballou, M. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1890

Seller ID: 005917


355 pp. Orange covers with red lettering on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, spine tips are bent and fraying. Foxing to page edges. Front hinge broken. Previous owner's bookplate adhered to front inside cover, and gift inscription written on front free endpaper. Some pencil markings on pages. Interior is tight. Book in Good+ condition. View more info

FATHER BALTHASAR VISITS THE SINALOA MISSIONS 1744-1745

By: Balthasar, Juan Antonio

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Frederick W. Beinecke: 1959

Seller ID: 005707


Limited to 300 copies printed for Frederick W. Beinecke, Christmas, 1959. 14 pages. Red string-tied paper covers with white label adhered on front cover. Cover corners are bent, edges are slightly chipped, small black mark on bottom of front cover. Interior is tight and clean. Document in VG- condition. View more info

A TOUR THROUGH ARIZONA: First and Second Paper

By: Browne, J. Ross

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper's New Monthly Magazine: 1864

Seller ID: 001802


No. CLXXIII. October, 1864. Vol. XXIX. "...I have now to offer a new programme of exploration and adventure...possessing peculiar charms ...and extraordinary advantages in the way of burning deserts, dried rivers, rattlesnakes, scorpions, Greasers, and Apaches: besides unlimited fascinations in the line of robbery, starvation, and the chances of sudden death by accident." Disbound. stapled. Front page corners creased. bottom edge browned. Side edges chipped. Mild... View more info

THE TURNING WHEELS

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Seller ID: 006232


434 pp. Red cloth covers with black lettering on front and title. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, spine is darkened, water stain on front cover, spine ends are bent and fraying. Map of the Great Boer Trek through South Africa on endpapers. Interior tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. View more info

PROWLING THROUGH PAPUA

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson LTD: 1943

Seller ID: 007125


"Mr. Clune is a bright example of the truth of the saying that it is not the length of time a man spends in a country that entitles him to speak with authority on it, but the capacity to see and hear and understand, coupled with the desire to know." 237 pp. Green cloth covers with black title lettering on spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with wear to edges, small tears along back flap fold, heavy brown packing tape (?) reinforces the top and bottom edges of t... View more info

A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006320


"All of this universe known to me in the year 1864 was bounded by the wooded hills of a little Wisconsin coulee, and its center was the cottage in which my mother was living alone--my father was in the war." 467 pp. Black cloth covers with red and gilt image of covered wagon on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, white scuff marks with fading and creasing to cover faces. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine ends a... View more info

LEGENDS OF MICRONESIA: BOOK TWO

By: Grey, Eve

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Department of Education: 1951

Seller ID: 007064


Micronedian Reader Series. Illustrations by Tambi Larsen. Maps by Charles A. Williams. 134 pages with index. Brown stiff paper covers with visable staple binding. Wear to cover cornes and edges, creasing and soiling to cover faces, spine is creased and spine ends are rubbed. Top interior corner has some soiling, back free endpaper has foxing spots. Rest of interior is clean, no marks. Book in VG- condition. View more info

E. G. CHAMBERS ET AL. (TO ACCOMPANY BILL H. R. NO. 352)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 005471


Mr. Giddings, from the Committee on Territories, made the following report: The Committee on Territories, to whom was referred the memorial of E. G. Chambers and twenty others, praying that Congress would bestow upon them the means of surveying and locating a wagon-road from the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean, and also bestow lands along said road on which to commence settlements. 32d Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 2, House of Representatives. February 1, 1852. In... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE FROM COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, RELATIVE TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENTS ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1844

Seller ID: 005485


Colonial Settlements--Western Coast of Africa. 28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Navy Dept., Doc. No. 244. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. May 4, 1844. Discussion of Commodore Perry's experience in Africa and discussions of trade possibilities with the native tribes. 42 pp. Disbound government document. Back page edge is significantly chipped. Light foxing/browning throughout, but text is easily legible. Overall documen... View more info

CHANGE CUMBERLAND ROAD (TO ACCOMAPNY BILL H.R. NO. 370)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Blair & Rives, Printers: 1836

Seller ID: 006153


4th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 367. February 19, 1836. "The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred the subject of a change of the National Road between the towns of Springfield, in the State of Ohio, and Richmond, in the State of Indiana, have had the same under consideration, and beg leave to report: That, in the opinion of the committee, it is expedient to change the location of the road between the two points above me... View more info

CUMBERLAND ROAD EAST OF THE OHIO [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 830]

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1843

Seller ID: 006909


27th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. No. 278, Ho. of Reps. "Mr. Steenrod, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted the following Report: The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials from citizens of the United States, praying that Congress would complete the Cumberland road east of the State of Ohio, by erecting a bridge over the river Ohio, at the city of Wheeling, in the State of Virginia, make the following report:..." 2 pp. Di... View more info

GREEN MOUNTAINS TO SIERRAS

By: Humphrey, Zephine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005209


253 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Brown top page edge. Pages uncut on side. Dust jacket in Very Good condition with slight marking on front and black stamp on back. DJ protected in plastic and paper backing. Bookplate adhered on front inside cover, and gift inscription with date on front endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. View more info

THE ALHAMBRA

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lovell, Coryell & Company:

Seller ID: 006208


212 pp. Also included is "The Conquest of Spain" with 138 pp. Brown faux leather covers with gilt inlay on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, moderate scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Small tear to top spine. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose but intact. Spine is loose with many breaks in interior. Pages are browning. Book in VG- condition. View more info

TALES OF THE ALHAMBRA

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Granada, Ediciones Miguel Sanchez:

Seller ID: 007239


"A book edited in Granada and awarded with 24 engravings from the time when Washington Irving housed at the Alhambra, plus 25 colour pictures of the famous Arabian spot." A series of tales and sketches of the Moors and Spainards. With an introduction and notes by Ricardo Villa-Real. 324 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt design on front and gilt title on spine. DJ is Good with significant chipping and tears to edges and corners, discoloration and creasing, spine ends... View more info

ON THE TRAIL OF DON QUIXOTE: BEING A RECORD OF RAMBLES IN THE ANCIENT PROVINCE OF LA MANCHA

By: Jaccaci, August F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 007375


"This book is the natural outgrowth of a friendship between artist and author - the one a Spaniard, the other familiar from youth with Spain, and both lovers of the book wherein are recounted the adventures of the good Knight and of his faithful Squire." 239 pp. Illustrated by Daniel Vierge. Gift inscription by author on second free endpaper. Maroon cloth covers with gilt imprint of Quixote on his steed on front cover, faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners... View more info