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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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Life in Utah; Or, The Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism
2 Life in Utah; Or, The Mysteries and Crimes of Mormonism
Philadelphia National Publishing Company 1870 hardcover 

Good minus, some fraying and wear along edges, front hinge mostly cracked; rear hinge a little weak; nevertheless, a decent & clean copy given that the book is neary 150 years old. Being an Expose of the Secret Rites and Ceremonies of the Latter-Day Saints, With a Full and Authentic History of Polygamy and the Mormon Sect From Its Origin to the Present Time. With fold-out Utah map (a little torn) & 37 illustrations (many being full-page plates). Additional photo(s) available upon request. 
Price: 45.55 USD
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American Trails Series, 6 book SET: Doomed Road of Empire + The Great North Trail + The Devil's Backbone + Westward Vision + The Golden Road + The California Trail, Carter, Hodding & Dan Cushman & Jonathan Daniels & David Lavender & Felix Riesenberg &George Stewart
3 Carter, Hodding & Dan Cushman & Jonathan Daniels & David Lavender & Felix Riesenberg &George Stewart American Trails Series, 6 book SET: Doomed Road of Empire + The Great North Trail + The Devil's Backbone + Westward Vision + The Golden Road + The California Trail
New York McGraw-Hill 1963-1966 hardcover 

6 book set. Books are very good to near fine; dust jackets (in fresh mylar protectors) are good plus to nearly very good with some wear; jacket prices are all intact. Overall, a nice, clean, vintage set. Doomed is a first edition, the others are later printings.

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Price: 44.95 USD
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The Year of Decision: 1846, DeVoto, Bernard
4 DeVoto, Bernard The Year of Decision: 1846
Boston Little, Brown 1943 Book Club Edition hardcover 

Very good, light foxing (spotting) on covers & spine, in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), overall a nice, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 12.55 USD
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Siskiyou Trail: THe Hudson's Bay Fur Company Route to California, Dillon, Richard
5 Dillon, Richard Siskiyou Trail: THe Hudson's Bay Fur Company Route to California
New York McGraw-Hill 1975 0070169802 / 9780070169807 First Edition hardcover 

SIGNED & dated 'SF, 1975' by the author on the front endpaper (SF being San Francisco)! Very good in a very good dust jacket (in mylar protector) with light browning as typical, overall a nice, clean, collectible copy. First printing with full number line. From the American Trails Series (edited by A. B. Guthrie). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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We Harness a River, Grissom, Irene Welch
6 Grissom, Irene Welch We Harness a River
Caldwell Caxton 1946 First Edition hardcover 

Warmly INSCRIBED by the author! Very good, a couple of tape ghosts on rear endpaper, in a good dust jacket with moderate wear but looks decent in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Lost Mines and Treasures of the Pacific Northwest, Hult, Ruby El
7 Hult, Ruby El Lost Mines and Treasures of the Pacific Northwest
Portland Binford & Mort 1957 First Edition hardcover 

Near fine in a nearly very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some small closed tears, also light sunning on the spine; overall a tight, clean, collectible copy, scarce in the first edition. 
Price: 27.00 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: 11.00 USD
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The Black West: A Documentary and Pictorial History, Katz, William
9 Katz, William The Black West: A Documentary and Pictorial History
Garden City Doubleday 1971 0385034091 / 9780385034098 4th printing hardcover 

Original Doubleday 1971 edition, 4th printing -- not a cheap book club edition like many listed here. Very good in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a nice, clean, vintage copy.

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Price: 21.10 USD
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Westward Ho!, Or: The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Kingsley, Charles & Edward Wilson
10 Kingsley, Charles & Edward Wilson Westward Ho!, Or: The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth
New York Limited Editions Club 1947 hardcover 

#683 of 1500 copies, SIGNED by illustrator Edward Wilson. Two volume set in slipcase. Books are very good plus, lightly sunned on the spines; slipcase has some wear, also traces of dampstaining. Overall a nice, clean, collectible set.

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Price: 31.20 USD
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Schulenberg 100 Years on the Road, 1873-1973, Knapik, Jane
11 Knapik, Jane Schulenberg 100 Years on the Road, 1873-1973
Schulenberg Schulenberg Centennial Committee 1973 First Edition hardcover 

Very good in a very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a hint of sunning on the spine, a nice, clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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12 Kubler, George Religious Architecture of New Mexico: In the Colonial Period and Since the American Occupation
Albuquerque University of New Mexico Press 1990 0826312101 / 9780826312105 paperback 

Includes the laid-in folding map (beware: most copies listed here are lacking the map). Good to very good, binding pulling a little at rear, owner name on endpaper, half-title page & corner of map, overall a clean copy.

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Price: 17.55 USD
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Bent's Fort: A Historic Account of the Adobe Empire that Shaped the Destiny of the American Southwest, Lavender, David
13 Lavender, David Bent's Fort: A Historic Account of the Adobe Empire that Shaped the Destiny of the American Southwest
Garden City Doubleday 1954 Book Club Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some wear, clipped atop the front inner flap and lightly sunned on the spine; overall a nice, clean, vintage copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Lawton, Harry Willie Boy: A Desert Manhunt
Riverside Malki Museum Press 1960 093904627X / 9780939046270 Second Edition paperback 

Very good plus, a very tight, clean copy. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Ancient Landscapes of the Grand Canyon Region: The Geological Story of Zion, Bryce, Petrified Forest, Painted Desert and Grand Canyon, McKee, Edwin D.
15 McKee, Edwin D. Ancient Landscapes of the Grand Canyon Region: The Geological Story of Zion, Bryce, Petrified Forest, Painted Desert and Grand Canyon
n.p. self-published 1949 Eleventh Edition paperback 

Good to very good, a clean copy with some wear. Well illustrated with black & white drawings & photographs. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Doctor on Horseback: A Collection of Anecdotes Largely But Not Exclusively Medically Oriented, Palmer, Ralph F.
16 Palmer, Ralph F. Doctor on Horseback: A Collection of Anecdotes Largely But Not Exclusively Medically Oriented
Mesa Mesa Historical and Archaeological Society 1979 First Edition hardcover 

Briefly INSCRIBED by daughter Harriet Palmer McCarter. Very good plus in a very good, lightly rubbed dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a clean, collectible copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Parsons, Chuck Captain John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger
Denton University of North Texas Press 2011 157441304X / 9781574413045 First Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in a very good plus dust jacket, or better, a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Porter, Eliot Eliot Porter's Southwest
New York Henry Holt 1985 0030060133 / 9780030060137 First Edition hardcover 

Fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line.

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Price: 20.60 USD
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19 Reinhart, Karen Wildung & Jeff Henry Old Faithful Inn: Crown Jewel of National Park Lodges
Emigrant Roche Jaune Pictures 2004 0967981425 / 9780967981420 2nd printing hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy.

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Price: 24.55 USD
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Land of Enchantment: Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail, Russell, Marian
20 Russell, Marian Land of Enchantment: Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail
Albuquerque University of New Mexico Press 1981 0826305717 / 9780826305718 hardcover 

Good plus in a good minus dust jacket, sunned on the spine; old stains on & surrounding the bottom of the spine on the jacket lightly affect underlying book but not bad; else a tight, clean book. Jacket will look decent in our fresh mylar protector. Facsimile of the 1954 edition, with an afterword by Marc Simmons. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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