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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Ghost Towns
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1.
Baker, T. Lindsay, Illustrated by: Photos  
Ghost Towns of Texas

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1986.
xii, 196 pp, glossy white-brown SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel w/black spine w/white lettering. SIGNED by author on the half title page. In preparation of the book, the author identitifed over one thousand abandoned towns in Texas. He selected approximatelyy three hundred for actual site documentation. He used three criteria for selecting the ghost towns for this book. The first requirement was the site had to offer something for visitors to see. The second requriement was sites would have to have public access. The third was to give the entire state of Texas equal treatment geographically. Some of the towns are Adobe Walls, Belknap, Calf Creek, Camp Verde, Estacado, Hot Springs, La Reunion, Lobo, Mormon Mill, Peach Tree Vilage, Rayner, Salt Flat, Shafter Lake, Soash, Stiles, Tarrant, Williams Ranch and many more. prev owner's name on half title page, peeled spot on half title page. Signed by Author 5th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 27.19 CAD 26.30 EUR 18.70 GBP 14.89 JPY 2,338.00 MXN 292.25 ZAR 254.13 

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2.
Bernstein, Barton J. & Allen J. Matusow  
The Truman Administration: A Documentary History

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row, 1966.
viii, 518 p., illus.; 21.5 cm. "Among the 170 documents are The Potsdam Protocol, Kennan's proposal for a 'Containment Policy', 'Iron Curtain' Speech..." Vg/ dj good. Stock#30085.

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3.
Bower, Donald E.  
Ghost Towns and Back Roads.

Publisher: Stackpole Pennsylvania.
Paper covers, illustrated in color. CR 1971. 256 pages with index, black and white photos. A retitled paper copy of the hardcover "Roaming the American West". Covers Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, nevada, California, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Tells the background of the town, how to get to the town, 110 scenic historic and natural wonders in eleven states of the American West. Good+ condition. Soft Cover

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4.
Eberhart, Perry, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps

Publisher: Ohio University Press Athens, OH 1991.
[2], 496 pp, glossy aqua SC wraps w/wht-tan lettering and brown-tan-black illustrated front cover, map frontispiece. The book is a directory of towns and a compilation of known information about those towns. The author did not list some of the "fly-by-night" camps that were tent settlements that did not make it. prev owner's name on ffep, slight curl to the front cover. 4th Revised Ed No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 14.78 CAD 14.30 EUR 10.17 GBP 8.10 JPY 1,271.00 MXN 158.88 ZAR 138.15 

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5.
Florin, Lambert, Illustrated by: Mason, David C.  
GHOST TOWN ALBUM

Publisher: Bonanza Books New York, NY 1962.
184 pp, light brown-dark brown cloth boards w/black-green-wht dj w/pictorial front. Story of some of the ghost towns of the west in California, Idaho, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and other states. 'C' Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 14.78 CAD 14.30 EUR 10.17 GBP 8.10 JPY 1,271.00 MXN 158.88 ZAR 138.15 

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6.
Florin, Lambert, Illustrated by: Mason, David C.  
GHOST TOWN ALBUM

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company Seattle, WA 1962.
184 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/brown letteing, green-wht illustrated endpapers. The story of some of the ghost towns of the west in California, Idaho, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and other states. Some of the towns are Alta, UT, Altaville, CA, Amador City, CA, Battle, WY, Big Oak Flat, CA, Encampment, WY, Custer SD, Gleeson, AZ, Hill City SD, Kendall, MT, Kingston, NM, Lake City, CO and others. slight wear to the corners, and slight cock to the book. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 21.50 CAD 20.80 EUR 14.79 GBP 11.78 JPY 1,849.00 MXN 231.13 ZAR 200.98 

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7.
Florin, Lambert, Illustrated by: Mason, David C.  
Western Ghost Towns

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company Seattle, WA 1961.
174 pp, light grey cloth covered boards w/orange letteing, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story of some of the ghost towns of the west in California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, & Arizona. Some of the towns are Skamokawa, Liberty, Wikeson, Washington and Silver City, Idaho, Southern Cross Montana, Animas Forks, Colorado, White Hills, Arizona, Bodie, California, Cornucopia, Oregon and many others. prev owner wrote on ffep. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 19.28 CAD 18.65 EUR 13.26 GBP 10.56 JPY 1,658.00 MXN 207.25 ZAR 180.22 

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8.
Florin, Lambert; Maps by David C. Mason  
Ghost Town Album
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Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York.
Originally published in 1962. Near Fine- cloth hardback, NF- DJ. Cover with bent spine edges. DJ has little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are NF, a few with faint marks. 4to, 184 pp with b/w photos and roster of ghost town.

Appr.: | AUD 14.13 CAD 13.67 EUR 9.72 GBP 7.74 JPY 1,215.00 MXN 151.88 ZAR 132.07 

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9.
Johnson, Robert Neil, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
California-Nevada Ghost Town Atlas

Publisher: Cy Johnson & Son Susanville, CA 1977.
48 oo, brown-wht SC wraps w/wraparound pictorial. This booklet is a guide to the scenes and towns of our ealy west. The maps show old logging camps, abandoned ranch houses, mining camps, and ghost towns. 9th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 7.42 CAD 7.18 EUR 5.10 GBP 4.06 JPY 638.00 MXN 79.75 ZAR 69.35 

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10.
Robertson, Frank C.; Beth Kay Harris.  
Boom Towns of the Great Basin.

Publisher: Denver: Sage Books, 1962..
First Edition Hardback octavo in red cloth. 331 pages illustrated by photographs, maps. A town by town survey of the mining communities in Utah and Nevada. Some non-mining towns covered as well. A bright, soundly bound copy with only a hint of wear to the extremities. The jacket is price clipped, has a tiny tear at top front panel, and there is a little smudge on the front flap from an erased pencil price. Otherwise it is bright and crisp. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine DJ

Appr.: | AUD 46.51 CAD 44.99 EUR 32.00 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 434.78 

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11.
Weis, Norman D.  
Helldorados: Ghosts and Camps of the Old Southwest.

Publisher: Caldwell ID: Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1977..
First Edition ISBN: 0870042432 Hardback quarto in faux wood grain covered boards. Very light extremity wear. The book is bright and unmarked inside. The jacket has some extremity wear and very minor edge rubbing but with a bit of color loss on the spine. Present day photos with maps to the ghost towns of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in VG+ DJ

Appr.: | AUD 34.88 CAD 33.75 EUR 24.00 GBP 19.11 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 326.09 

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12.
Weis, Norman D., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Helldorados, Ghosts, and Camps of the Old Southwest

Publisher: Caxton Printers Ltd Caldwell, ID 1977.
xxvii, 365 pp, brown wood grain cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj orange spine w/black lettering w/blu-brown-yel pictorial front cover w/wht rear panel w/photo of the author. The book contains 296 photographs and special maps by the author. He presents the ruins of 67 ghost towns, some famous, others little known. Some of the places shown are: Valedon, St. Elmo, Turret, Gold Point, Sagamore Camp, French Corral, Columbia, Virginia City, Cisco, Frisco, and Wolf, Colorado. Jacket has slight edge rubbing on the rear panel. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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13.
Wolle, Muriel Sibell, Illustrated by: Wolle, Muriel Sibell  
Stampede to Timberline : the Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Colorado

Publisher: Sage Books Chicago, IL 1967.
(12), 544 pp, green tween w/red illustration & lettering on the spine and front panel, w/red-white map endpapers, dj light tan & red illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel. The book has the story of 240 of Colorado's mining camps. The story of men who searched for gold from the late 1850's on. Their story is full of adventurous chances, lucky strikes, boom conditions, reckless spending, banditry, claim jumping, railroad wars and labor troubles. The book has eighteen maps with the location of each one. It has the names and dates of the earliest finds, of the most important mines and money they made, of the newspapers printed, and of the hotels, churches and theaters erected. The book contains 198 seperate sketches mad eby the author on the spot at remote and deserted mining camps. prev owner wrote name on ffep, dj price-clipped, dj chipped at the corners, 11th Printing Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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14.
Wolle, Muriel Sibell.  
The Bonanza Trail.

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana Univ. Press, 1953..
5th pr. (1966) Jacket rubbed and lightly worn at extremities, with rubbing removing some color, especially on spine. Near fine/Very good, Very good Drawings by author.

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Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 676.
    
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