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Mammoth Lakes Memories.

By: Adele Reed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bishop:, Chalfant Press, Inc.,: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EE516-199

Condition: Used: Like New


8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [iii], (83) pp. Black and white photographs throughout, 2 figures; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound, illustrated wrappers; binding square and tight. Fine. Adele Reed published several books about the American West. In this book she covers the history of Old Mammoth, a settlement in Mono County near Mammoth Lakes, which is now a popular ski resort. The book includes photographs from as far back as the late nineteenth century. View more info

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You Are Now My Enemy.

By: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and William Strahan (1715-1785).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kirkwood, MO:, The Printery,: 1972

Seller ID: GO617-058

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. Unpaginated. [28] pp. Facsimile letter from Franklin to Strahan tipped-in on front pastedown, portraits of Franklin and Strahan tipped in, ornamentation and borders in red and blue ink; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue leather spine, marbled paper boards; binding square and tight, front joint cracked, shelf wear. Comes with a complimentary card from The Printery. Very Good. This volume contains a brief mono... View more info

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Thomas Jefferson, Lover of Liberty.

By: Borrower's Press.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1976

Seller ID: IY915-275

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 289 copies, this is number 199. Miniature Book. 7/8 x 3/4 inches. 28 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Jefferson; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled dark green leather, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on limitation statement. SCARCE. Fine. A very brief biography of Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2881. View more info

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Thomas Jefferson, Lover of Liberty.

By: Borrower's Press.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1976

Seller ID: IY915-276

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 289 copies, this is number 199. Miniature Book. 7/8 x 3/4 inches. 28 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Jefferson; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled dark green leather, decorative end papers; binding square and tight, inner hinge cracked. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on limitation statement. SCARCE. Fine. A very brief biography of Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, ... View more info

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The California Revolution.

By: Carey McWilliams (1905-1980).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Grossman Publishers,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-021

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (viii), 240 pp. Textual ornaments; text clean, unmarked. Full blue cloth, stamped in blue foil, spine titled in red and green foil, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, shelf wear to dust-jacket, sticker on rear panel of jacket. A Fine copy in a Very Good jacket. "Carey McWilliams has here brought together a number of articles in a successful attempt to capture the mood of the 'California revolution' -t... View more info

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Southern California: An Island on the Land.

By: Carey McWilliams (1905-1980).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City:, Peregrine Smith, Inc.,: 1973

Seller ID: GY815-117

Condition: Used: Very Good


Trade Paperback. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. xxviii, 387 pp. Index; printer's error with text printed unevenly in the Introduction, text otherwise unmarked. Perfect-bound color pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, very light shelf wear. Very Good. Reprint of McWilliams' social history of early twentieth-century Southern California, which is widely recognized as the best non-fiction book written about Southern California for the period covered. View more info

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The Ghost Town Lundy.

By: Charles A. Lundy (b. 1880).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston:, The Four Seas Company,: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EE516-200

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 8 x 5 5/16 inches. 71 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth over boards; binding square and tight, dust soiling on all edges. Detroit rubber stamp on front free end paper. Very Good. A poem chronicling the history of a small pioneer town in Mono County; the town is now defunct. View more info

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Pilgrimage: Images from Manzanar.

By: Christopher Landis.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fullerton:, The Lyceum Press,: 1989

Seller ID: GY815-155

Condition: Used: Like New


Brochure. 7 x 5 inches, folded. 7 x 15 inches, unfolded. 6 panels. Single sheet of paper, folded twice; text clean, unmarked. Fine. Prospectus for a limited edition photograph portfolio by Christopher Landis. The portfolio included original 4 x 6 silver prints, artist's essays, a camp map of Manzanar, and came in a basswood presentation book. View more info

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Herbert Clark Hoover, A Eulogy.

By: David Elton Trueblood (1900-1994).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Skokie, IL:, Black Cat Press,: 1977

Seller ID: IY915-121

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies. Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 2 7/16 inches. Unpaginated. [27] pp. Frontispiece, headpiece; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black leather, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. Mel Kavin's copy. Fine. Bound by Bela Blau. Design and typography by Norman W. Forgue. A eulogy for President Hoover (1874-1964), delivered by David Elton Trueblood. Trueblood was a noted 20th-century American Quaker author and theologian, and for... View more info

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The Telluride Story.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003), George H. H. Huey, photography.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ouray, CO:, Wayfinder Press,: 1987

Seller ID: GY815-288

Condition: Used: Very Good


Oblong 4to. 8 3/8 x 10 3/8 inches. 68 pp. Printed on two kinds of paper, color and black-and-white photographs; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. INSCRIBED to Bob and Maureen Cates by David Lavender, November 5, 1988. Very Good. "David Lavender, one of America's leading authors of books about the West, has written a memorable history of the Colorado town where he was raised." Back cover. View more info

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Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, HarperCollins Publishers,: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-188

Condition: Used: Very Good


Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. xii, 403 pp. Maps, 16 pages of black-and-white plates, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled black cloth spine, gilt-stamped tan paper over boards, maps in end-papers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, remainder mark on bottom edge, sticker residue and slight soiling on dust jacket. Very Good. "Let Me Be Free tells the dramatic, heart-breaking story of the desperate attempt of Chief Joseph and ... View more info

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Colorado River Country.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, E.P. Dutton, Inc.,: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-178

Condition: Used: Like New


Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. (xvi), 238 pp. Black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Beige cloth spine titled in bronze foil, beige paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by the author on front free end paper, January 17, 1987. Fine. "A 500-year history of the men who explored, pillaged, evangelized and settled the American West from the Rockies to the deserts of Californ... View more info

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The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row, Publishers,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-192

Condition: Used: Like New


Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (xviii), 444 pp. 8 maps, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled brown cloth spine, blind-stamped maroon paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by author, May 9, 1989. Fine. "In The Way to the Western Sea, a distinguished historian of the American West tells the dramatic story of one of the great adventures of our nation's earliest years: the Lewis and Clark expedition of... View more info

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The Southwest.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row, Publishers,: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-179

Condition: Used: Very Good


Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [xii], 352 pp. 2 maps, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth spine titled in brown ink, brown paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine toned, dust jacket toned. INSCRIBED by author on title page, August 30, 1981. Laid in are ten 3 x 5 index cards with reading notes from a previous owner. Very Good. Lavender explores the land of the southwest, tells the history of its inhabita... View more info

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Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott Company,: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-172

Condition: Used: Like New


Series: Great Battles of History. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 252 pp. 6 maps, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt- and silver-stamped blue cloth, top edge stained blue, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine of dust jacket toned, stain on back panel of dust jacket. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. "Climax at Buena Vista is the complete story of the decisive battle of the Mexican War - from which General Zachary Taylor emer... View more info

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The Overland Migrants: Settlers to Oregon, California, and Utah.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, National Park Service, Division of Publications,: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-171

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 inches. (112) pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect-bound pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear on spine. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. This official government handbook tells the story of the pioneers and Mormons who set out for the West in wagon trains, and crossed the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains to settle in Oregon, Utah, and Calif... View more info

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The Great Persuader.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-189

Condition: Used: Very Good


Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (xii), 444 pp. 33 illustrations, index; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth titled in silver, maps in end-papers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, foxing along inner hinges, dust jacket toned and bruised at spine ends. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. This is a biography of Collis P. Huntington, the robber baron who built America's first trans-continental railroad. David Lavender researched this g... View more info

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Pipe Spring and the Arizona Strip.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Springdale, UT:, Zion Natural History Association,: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-174

Condition: Used: Very Good


Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 64 pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, inner wrappers toned. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. Pipe Spring in Arizona is a site of rich American Indian, early explorer, and Mormon pioneer history. Windsor Castle, a fort built over the spring, was a way station for travelers crossing the A... View more info

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California: A Bicentennial History.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-170

Condition: Used: Very Good


Series: States and the Nation. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. (x), 243 pp. 16-page photographic essay by Joe Munroe, 2 original maps by Harold Faye, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue-gray cloth blocked in red and titled and stamped with gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; minor shelf wear at head of spine, dust jacket price-clipped. INSCRIBED by author on title page, August 30, 1981. Very Good. A history of the major events in the Golden State's history, from early ... View more info

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Fort Vancouver.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, National Park Service, Division of Publications,: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-173

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 inches. (144) pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, slight bumping on spine and corners. INSCRIBED by author on table of contents, includes a typed letter, SIGNED, to Maureen and Bob Cates from Lavender, November 1, 1982. Very Good. "The struggle for control of the Oregon Country between Great Britain and the United States is t... View more info