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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: West Coast Region
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1.
Adams, Kramer A.  
Covered Bridges of the West.

Publisher: Howell-North Berkeley, CA.
A history and illustrated guide, states of Washington, Oregon & California.Dust jacket and book very good condition, 146 pages, black and white photographs. Illustrated covers. You may still find 120 covered bridges, including a few built in the 1960's. You will find enough basic information to build your own covered bridge. First Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 36.06 CAD 36.56 EUR 25.19 GBP 20.00 JPY 3,400.00 MXN 425.00 ZAR 357.89 

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2.
Aikman, Tom Girvan  
Boss Gardener: The Life and Times of John McLauren

Publisher: San Francisco: Don't Call It Frisco Press, 1988.
Paperback. Very Good. White on dark green spine. Standard Size. 132 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 79.53 CAD 80.65 EUR 55.56 GBP 44.12 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 789.47 

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3.
Brewerton, George, D.  
A Ride With Kit Carson Across The Great American Desert and Through The Rocky Mountains
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Publisher: Lewis Osborne Palo Alto 1969.
Limited Edtion Fine in tan buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with a gilt rider on a horse on the front board and with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7". In a fine, plain white dust jacket. Laid-in is the original prospectus for this puplicationl One of only 1, 400 copies printed of which this is copy number 6. (108) pages of text which are illustrated with line drawings and engravings originally produced by the author. With the folded map of the Western Territories in the Forties showing the principal routes of exploration laid-in at the rear of the book. Originally published in Haper's New Monthly Magazine in 1853. (Wagner-Camp, 222; Graff, 1788)Our code number = TB24968

Appr.: | AUD 53.02 CAD 53.76 EUR 37.04 GBP 29.41 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 526.32 

Purchase direct from: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: TB24968.
    
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4.
Egan, Timothy  
The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Boston 2009.
First Edition Fine in pictorial paper covered boards with a black on orange back strip on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with mild chipping at the fore corners of the spine area. 324 pages including an index, notes on sources and text. Illustrated with a map and a section of black and white photographs. From the rear panel of the dust jacket: "The unforgettable story of America's worst inferno and Teddy Roosevelt's triumphant struggle to save the American Forest." This quote refers to the great forest fire of August, 1910 which burned thousands of acres of National Forest lands in the states of Washington, Idaho and Montana. It also tells the larger story of Roosevelt and his chief forester, Gifford Pinchot, and their fervent desire to save the beautiful first generation forests of the west from the saws of the big timber companies who conspired to clear cut their way to the Pacific Ocean. Our code number = TB26242

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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5.
Martin, Cy  
Whiskey And Wild Women: An Amusing Account of the Saloons and Bawds of the Old West

Publisher: N.Y., Hart, 1974.
304 p., illus., 26 cm. Well illustrated with contemporary photographs, this is a popular history of the trade in liquor and sex in the frontier West. Stock# 30,046. Vg/ dj good+.

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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6.
Nash, Gerald D.  
World War II And The West: Reshaping The Economy

Publisher: Lincoln, U Nebraska Press, 1990.
xiii, 288 p., illus. 24 cm. "In four years the war transformed a backward colonial region into an economic pdesetter for the nation." Stock# 30,078. Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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7.
Powell, E. Alexander, Illustrated by: Illustrated & Map  
The End of the Trail : The Far West from New Mexico to British Columbia

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, NY 1916.
xv, 463 pp, map, dark green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/illustrated front cover. The author traveled from Mexico to the borders of Alaska by motor-car in order to see the West that cannot be seen from tourist hostelries or trains. smoke damage to the boards, prev owner wrote on the half title page. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 13.52 CAD 13.71 EUR 9.44 GBP 7.50 JPY 1,275.00 MXN 159.38 ZAR 134.21 

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8.
Quaife, Milo Milton (editor)  
The Fur Hunters of the Far West

Publisher: Chicago: Lakeside, 1924.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Good. Slight yellowing of pages. Faded gold on navy blue spine. 4 1/2 by 7 inches. This is an edited and type reset edition of volume one of this title by Alexander Ross. 356 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 74.23 CAD 75.27 EUR 51.85 GBP 41.18 JPY 7,000.00 MXN 875.00 ZAR 736.84 

Purchase direct from: Tennessee Valley Books. Item number: 20808.
    
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9.
Stegner, Page (Ill. Frans Lanting)  
Islands of the West from Baja to Vancouver

Publisher: San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1985..
First Edition. 24 X 28 cm (oblong). Fine/VG. White cloth, blue foil titles on spine, blue endpapers, [viii], 144 pp, bibliography, index. DJ wrinkled near top of front panel, 3 cm tear at top of rear fore-edge; in Brodart archival cover. Most pages are illustrated with Lanting's color photos; there are also a few maps and reproductions of old engravings. From the DJ: "The islands of the West, unlike their Atlantic Coast counterparts, are few in number.. Writer Page Stegner and photographer Frans Lanting have explored these islands thoroughly--including visits to some that are off-limits to the general public--and their joint portrait brings to life the unique habitats and ambiance of each."

Appr.: | AUD 33.40 CAD 33.87 EUR 23.33 GBP 18.53 JPY 3,150.00 MXN 393.75 ZAR 331.58 

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10.
Stillman, J. D. B.  
The Gold Rush Letters of J. D. B. Stillman
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Publisher: Lewis Osborne Palo Alto 1967.
Limited Edtion Fine in tan buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with a gilt hand with a quill on the front board and with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7". In a fine, plain white dust jacket. Laid-in is the original prospectus for this puplicationl One of only 2, 350 copies printed. (75) pages of text which are illustrated with line drawings and engravings and with an introduction by Kenneth Johnson. First published in San Francisco in part in 1877. (Wagner-Camp, 222; Graff, 1788)Our code number = TB24969

Appr.: | AUD 53.02 CAD 53.76 EUR 37.04 GBP 29.41 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 526.32 

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11.
Thayer, William M. (Makepeace), 1820-1898  
Marvels of the New West. A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the Vast Wonderland West of the Missouri River...
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Publisher: Norwich Conn., Henry Bill Pub. Co., 1888.
xxxvi, 715 p.; copiously illustrated. 24.5 cm. Title continues: Six books in one volume, comprising Marvels Of Nature... Race... Enterprise... Mining... Stock-Raising... Agriculture. Illustrated with over three hundred and fifty fine engravings and maps. Bound in publisher's green decorated boards with gold lettering; rear hinge slightly loose, extremities worn; internally tight & clean. Stock#OB130.

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12.
Watkins, T. H. (Tom), 1936-  
Gold and Silver in the West; the illustrated history of an American dream, by T. H. Watkins.

Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif., American West Pub. Co. [1971].
287 p. illus. (part col.) 28.5 cm. Introduction by David Lavender. The dream for miners was gold. The fortunes were made by those who provisioned the miners. And the finds were usually silver which required engineering and capital. Stock# 40,186. Vg/ dj good+.

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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13.
Windsor, Merrill  
AMERICA'S SUNSET COAST

Publisher: National Geographic Washinton DC 1978.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Color Photographs; 212 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.48 CAD 8.60 EUR 5.93 GBP 4.71 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 84.21 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 63473.
    
US$8.00
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14.
Wood, Stanley.  
Over the Range to the Golden Gate.

Publisher: Published by R.R.Donnelly, Chicago.
Title date is 1808, CR 1894, 1904, 1907, 342 pages w/index. Revised to 1908 by C. E.Hooper. Back inside hinge paper is split, front is loose, brown illustrated covers with embossed picture, gold lettering. Corners slight bump, spine ends have slight tears, overall good+. A Complete Tourist's Guide to Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Puget Sound and the Great Northwest. Western Americana, Wester n States, Western frontier travel guides, Northwestern history. HARD COVER

Appr.: | AUD 42.42 CAD 43.01 EUR 29.63 GBP 23.53 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 421.05 

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