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1 Hoofs & Wheels: The Sonora Pass Legacy
Sonora Historic Sonora Pass Wagon Train Group 2007 paperback 

Nearly very good, thin cut across spine paper, else a nice, clean copy with light wear. Commemorating the August 2007 10th Anniversary Re-enactment of the Sonora Pass Crossing.

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Price: 19.50 USD
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Doomed Road of Empire: The Spanish Trail of Conquest, Carter, Hodding
2 Carter, Hodding Doomed Road of Empire: The Spanish Trail of Conquest
New York McGraw-Hill 1963 0070101825 / 9780070101821 First Edition hardcover 

Near fine in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some wear, soiling, and light browning, overall a clean, collectible copy. From the American Trails Series. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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American Trails Series, 5 book SET: Doomed Road of Empire + The Devil's Backbone + The El Dorado Trail + Westward Ho + The California Trail, Carter, Hodding & Jonathan Daniels & Ferol Egan & David Lavender & George R. Stewart
3 Carter, Hodding & Jonathan Daniels & Ferol Egan & David Lavender & George R. Stewart American Trails Series, 5 book SET: Doomed Road of Empire + The Devil's Backbone + The El Dorado Trail + Westward Ho + The California Trail
New York McGraw-Hill 1962-1970 hardcover 

Books and dust jackets (in fresh mylar protectors) mostly very good or better. Devil's and El Dorado have a bit of foxing (spotting) on the page edges. Doomed's jacket has a few minor spots; Devil's jacket is price-clipped; bottom page corners of California are a wee bit bumped. Overall, a nice, clean set. Doomed is a first edition, the other printings range from 2nd to 8th.

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Price: 40.00 USD
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark, DeVoto, Bernard
4 DeVoto, Bernard The Journals of Lewis and Clark
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1953 0395076072 / 9780395076071 10th printing hardcover 

Very good in a very good minus, price-clipped dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a few closed tears, overall a nice, clean, vintage trade copy, not a cheap book club edition like many listed here. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Thirty-One Years on the Plains and in the Mountains, or, The Last Voice from the Plains, Drannan, Capt. William
5 Drannan, Capt. William Thirty-One Years on the Plains and in the Mountains, or, The Last Voice from the Plains
Chicago Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company 1910 hardcover 

Very good minus, rear top edge has a small scrape, a little browning on endpapers (from jacket flaps), in a good minus, chipped dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector). Extremely scarce in ANY jacket! An authentic record of a lifetime of hunting, trapping, scouting, and Indian fighting in the Far West. 
Price: 62.00 USD
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Pioneer Jews of Los Angeles in the Nineteenth Century, Epstein, David & Gladys Sturman
6 Epstein, David & Gladys Sturman Pioneer Jews of Los Angeles in the Nineteenth Century
Los Angeles Western States Jewish History 2006 paperback 

SIGNED by David Epstein! Very good minus, small tear atop cover, a little corner wear, light soiling on top edges, overall a clean copy. Vol. XXXVIII, Numbers 3/4. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Hayes, Derek Historical Atlas of the American West -- with original maps
Berkeley University of California Press 2009 0520256522 / 9780520256521 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, a little bumped near top of spine, in a very good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a nice, clean copy of this large, handsome book. First printing with full number line.

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Price: 21.00 USD
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The Great Command: The Story Of Marcus & Narcissa Whitman And The Oregon Country Pioneers, Jones, Nard
8 Jones, Nard The Great Command: The Story Of Marcus & Narcissa Whitman And The Oregon Country Pioneers
Boston Little, Brown 1959 First Edition hardcover 

SIGNED & dated by the author in the year of publication. Good plus or better, light foxing (spotting) on top page edges, front corner is mildly bumped, gift inscription, in a good plus, edgeworn dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Libecap, Gary Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer
Stanford Stanford Economics and Finance 2007 0804753806 / 9780804753807 paperback 

Nearly very good, covers just a wee bit curled, overall a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Comstock Mining and Miners, Lord, Eliot
10 Lord, Eliot Comstock Mining and Miners
Berkeley Howell-North (1959) 0831070080 / 9780831070083 hardcover 

1980 printing of the 1959 edition (originally 1883). Near fine in a nearly very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some small tears, overall a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Mark Twain in Nevada, Mack, Effie Mona
11 Mack, Effie Mona Mark Twain in Nevada
New York Scribners 1947 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, owner name on front pastedown, some light sunning on covers, overall a rather nice, clean copy; the rear panel from the dust jacket is laid in. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California, Mcdonnell, Jeanne Farr
12 Mcdonnell, Jeanne Farr Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California
Tucson University of Arizona Press 2008 0816525870 / 9780816525874 First Edition paperback 

INSCRIBED by the author! Good or better, long crease on front cover, else very sharp & clean. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Carbine & Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill, Nye, Colonel W. S.
13 Nye, Colonel W. S. Carbine & Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill
Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1957 7th printing hardcover 

Very good, perhaps just a hint of foxing (spotting) on outer page edges, in a very good minus, price-clipped dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some 'insecting' (like rubbing) on the spine & folds; overall a clean, collectible, vintage copy. 
Price: 31.50 USD
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East of the Gabilans, Pierce, Marjorie
14 Pierce, Marjorie East of the Gabilans
Fresno Valley Publishers 1992 0934136114 / 9780934136112 3rd paperback printing hardcover 

INSCRIBED 'Best Wishes, Marjorie Pierce'. Very good, a clean copy with light cover wear. A unique history of San Benito County & southern Santa Clara County. Foreword & cover art by Barnaby Conrad. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Emigrating Journals of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and the Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains, Turner, Lynne Slater
15 Turner, Lynne Slater Emigrating Journals of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and the Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains
Utah Self-published 1996 0965828107 / 9780965828109 2nd printing hardcover 

SIGNED by the author! Good, externally sharp, owner names on endpaper, first four endpages clipped at lower corner, Section One is clean but Sections Two and Three have moderate highlighting; still a decent copy overall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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16 Whitley, David S. A Guide to Rock Art Sites: Souther California and Southern Nevada
Missoula Mountain Press Publishing 2001 087842332X / 9780878423323 2nd printing paperback 

Fine, a very sharp, tight, clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Wolle, Muriel Sibell Timberline Tailings: Tales Of Colorado's Ghost Towns And Mining Camps
Athens Swallow Press 1993 0804009635 / 9780804009638 First Edition Thus paperback 

Very good or better, gift inscription on endpage, else a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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