Author:David Lavender (1910-2003)

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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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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 expeditio... 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 ... View more info

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"Bonanza Land."

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-167

Condition: Used: Like New


In: Growing Up Western. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Oblong 8vo. 8 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Pages 63-99. Entire volume: (xii), (222) pp. 7 chapters including this one by David Lavender, frontispiece, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Silver-titled black cloth spine, black-titled olive paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket toned. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. Lavender establish... 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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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 ... View more info

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David Lavender's Colorado.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-168

Condition: Used: Very Good


Tall 4to. 12 1/2 x 9 inches. xii, 227 pp. 105 color photographs, 4 maps, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue cloth, maps in end-papers, bottom edge speckled (as issued?), dust jacket; binding square and tight, spine ends softened, dust jacket shelf worn, torn at head of spine. INSCRIBED by author on half-title. Very Good. "A graphic telling of his wanderings, adventures, and studies among the mountain ranges and peaks, the val... View more info

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The Story of California.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento:, California State Department of Education,: 1971

Seller ID: GY815-166

Condition: Used: Good


Series: California State Series. 4to. 10 x 8 1/2 inches. 352 pp. Illustrated double-page title page, color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, index; grade school textbook with usual markings, all text still legible. Yellow cloth printed with color photographs on front cover, black-and-white illustration on back cover; binding square and tight, pages toned and water damaged, tail of back cover water damaged, shelf wear, soiling. Ex state textbook with sta... View more info

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The Story of Cyprus Mines Corporation.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA:, The Huntington Library,: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-190

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. x, 387 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Harvey Seeley Mudd, 49 illustrations, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, maps in end-papers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, all edges foxed, dust jacket toned and faded on spine. INSCRIBED by author on half title. Very Good. In 1916, Colonel Seeley W. Mudd and his son Harvey Seeley Mudd - American engineers, prospectors, and pioneers - founded ... 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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Golden Trek.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The Westminster Press,: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-181

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 265 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Yellow cloth stamped in dark red ink; binding square and tight, dust soiling on top edge, soiling on covers, spine ends softened, no dust jacket. Very Good. A novel by western historian and author David Lavender, about a young boy in the California Gold Rush. View more info

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Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA:, American West Publishing Company,: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-193

Condition: Used: Very Good


Series: Western Biography Series, No. 5. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (416) pp. Frontispiece portrait of Ralston, black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue cloth, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, dust jacket with minor chipping and shelf wear. INSCRIBED by author on front free end paper. Very Good. William C. Ralston was an American businessman and financier. He g... 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