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1 THE DENVER WESTERNERS MONTHLY ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 1969, VOLUME XXV, NUMBER 2
Denver Denver Posse of The Westerners 1969 Paper Cover Very Good+ Southwest Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Illustrated 
In this issue: Camels, Their Use in the Southwest and Final Disposition by Nolie Mumey. 24 pp. Paper magazine with lightly worn edges and corners, staple-binding tight. Interior clean. Magazine in VG+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Allen, Martha Mitten TRAVELING WEST: 19TH CENTURY WOMEN ON THE OVERLAND ROUTES
El Paso, Texas, U.S.A. Texas Western Press 1987 0874041619 / 9780874041613 Trade Paper Very Good+ Early Travel Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " 
"Horace Greeley's advice to 'Go West' was heeded not only by the young men whom he addressed, but by women as well." 86 pp. with bibliography. Trade paperback with illustrated front cover. Light wear to covers with ink dots on both front and back, edges rubbed. Interior is tight, clean and in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Ames, Evelyn A GLIMPSE OF EDEN
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1967 First Printing Cloth Very Good Good Africa Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Victor Ambrus 
"This book captures the magic of Africa as no one has done since Isak Dinesen. It can be read on three levels: for the color and pageantry of wildlife, for an understanding of the importance of preserving it, and for the mystic answer wildlife holds for our overburdened civilization." Illustrated by Victor Ambrus. 208 pages. Green cloth covers with images of zebras along the bottom and gilt lettering on spine. DJ in Good+ condition with chipping/tears to edges and corners, brown stains to inside along spine, browning to edges. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bent. Spine is slightly cocked. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Automobile Club of Southern California LOG OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
Automobile Club of Southern California 1966 Soft Cover Very Good- Baja California Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs, Map 
71 pp. Wear to edges and corners. Front cover has chipping to bottom edge. Interior clean. 
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5 Automobile Club of Southern California LOG OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
Automobile Club of Southern California 1962 Soft Cover Good to Good+ Baja California Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" Photographs, Map 
small spot on cover. bottom corner creased. otherwise G+. 
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6 Ballou, M. M. AZTEC LAND
New York Houghton Mifflin and Company 1890 Cloth Good+ Mexico Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 " 
355 pp. Orange covers with red lettering on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, spine tips are bent and fraying. Foxing to page edges. Front hinge broken. Previous owner's bookplate adhered to front inside cover, and gift inscription written on front free endpaper. Some pencil markings on pages. Interior is tight. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Balthasar, Juan Antonio FATHER BALTHASAR VISITS THE SINALOA MISSIONS 1744-1745
Frederick W. Beinecke 1959 Paper Cover Very Good - Religion Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Limited to 300 copies printed for Frederick W. Beinecke, Christmas, 1959. 14 pages. Red string-tied paper covers with white label adhered on front cover. Cover corners are bent, edges are slightly chipped, small black mark on bottom of front cover. Interior is tight and clean. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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8 Browne, J. Ross A TOUR THROUGH ARIZONA: First and Second Paper
Harper's New Monthly Magazine 1864 Paperbound Good Arizona Engravings 
No. CLXXIII. October, 1864. Vol. XXIX. "...I have now to offer a new programme of exploration and adventure...possessing peculiar charms ...and extraordinary advantages in the way of burning deserts, dried rivers, rattlesnakes, scorpions, Greasers, and Apaches: besides unlimited fascinations in the line of robbery, starvation, and the chances of sudden death by accident." Disbound. stapled. Front page corners creased. bottom edge browned. Side edges chipped. Mild foxing. Overall Interiors are Very Good. First paper: pp.553-574 with pp. 571 loose. Second paper: pp.689-708. Many illustrations. (Browne's name not stated anywhere in articles) 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Cloete, Stuart THE TURNING WHEELS
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1937 Cloth Very Good- No Jacket Africa Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
434 pp. Red cloth covers with black lettering on front and title. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, spine is darkened, water stain on front cover, spine ends are bent and fraying. Map of the Great Boer Trek through South Africa on endpapers. Interior tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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10 Clune, Frank PROWLING THROUGH PAPUA
Sydney Angus and Robertson LTD 1943 Cloth Very Good- Good- Expedition Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs 
"Mr. Clune is a bright example of the truth of the saying that it is not the length of time a man spends in a country that entitles him to speak with authority on it, but the capacity to see and hear and understand, coupled with the desire to know." 237 pp. Green cloth covers with black title lettering on spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with wear to edges, small tears along back flap fold, heavy brown packing tape (?) reinforces the top and bottom edges of the jacket and covers the cover images, cover is browning and dirty. Book corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, spine ends are bent. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose. Map on front endpapers, back endpapers browning. Gift inscription from previous owner on title page. Interior pages clean, binding loose. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Garland, Hamlin A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER
New York The Macmillan Company 1918 Reprint Cloth Fair Memoir Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" Alice Barber Stephens 
"All of this universe known to me in the year 1864 was bounded by the wooded hills of a little Wisconsin coulee, and its center was the cottage in which my mother was living alone--my father was in the war." 467 pp. Black cloth covers with red and gilt image of covered wagon on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, white scuff marks with fading and creasing to cover faces. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine ends are bent and fraying. Front hinge broken. Loose spine. Previous owner's name written on front inside cover and front free endpaper. Interior pages are browning along edges. Some light foxing, some page corners are dog-earred. Book in Fair condition. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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12 Grey, Eve LEGENDS OF MICRONESIA: BOOK TWO
Honolulu Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Department of Education 1951 Paper Cover Very Good- Education Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tambi Larsen 
Micronedian Reader Series. Illustrations by Tambi Larsen. Maps by Charles A. Williams. 134 pages with index. Brown stiff paper covers with visable staple binding. Wear to cover cornes and edges, creasing and soiling to cover faces, spine is creased and spine ends are rubbed. Top interior corner has some soiling, back free endpaper has foxing spots. Rest of interior is clean, no marks. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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13 House of Representatives CHANGE CUMBERLAND ROAD (TO ACCOMAPNY BILL H.R. NO. 370)
Washington Blair & Rives, Printers 1836 Paperbound Good+ U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
4th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 367. February 19, 1836. "The Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred the subject of a change of the National Road between the towns of Springfield, in the State of Ohio, and Richmond, in the State of Indiana, have had the same under consideration, and beg leave to report: That, in the opinion of the committee, it is expedient to change the location of the road between the two points above mentioned, so as to cause the same to pass through the towns of Dayton and Eaton." 38 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Tears to spine edge. First pages are seperating from rest of document at ends. Paper is brown from age, but text is easily legible. Last blank page has tears to bottom edge. Document in Good+ condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 House of Representatives CUMBERLAND ROAD EAST OF THE OHIO [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 830]
Washington Government Printing Office 1843 Paperbound Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
27th Congress, 3d Session, Rep. No. 278, Ho. of Reps. "Mr. Steenrod, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted the following Report: The Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom were referred sundry memorials from citizens of the United States, praying that Congress would complete the Cumberland road east of the State of Ohio, by erecting a bridge over the river Ohio, at the city of Wheeling, in the State of Virginia, make the following report:..." 2 pp. Disbound government document. Edges are chipped and torn, particularly along spine edge. Paper is brown, text easily legible. Document in Good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 House of Representatives E. G. CHAMBERS ET AL. (TO ACCOMPANY BILL H. R. NO. 352)
Washington Government Printing Office 1852 Paperbound Good+ Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Mr. Giddings, from the Committee on Territories, made the following report: The Committee on Territories, to whom was referred the memorial of E. G. Chambers and twenty others, praying that Congress would bestow upon them the means of surveying and locating a wagon-road from the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean, and also bestow lands along said road on which to commence settlements. 32d Congress, 2d Session, Rep. No. 2, House of Representatives. February 1, 1852. Interesting plea to Congress asking for assistance to emigrants traveling to California. 2 pp. Disbound government document. Foxing/browning on page, but text easily legible. Document is in Good+ condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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16 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING CORRESPONDENCE FROM COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, RELATIVE TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENTS ON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA
Washington Government Printing Office 1844 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Colonial Settlements--Western Coast of Africa. 28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Navy Dept., Doc. No. 244. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. May 4, 1844. Discussion of Commodore Perry's experience in Africa and discussions of trade possibilities with the native tribes. 42 pp. Disbound government document. Back page edge is significantly chipped. Light foxing/browning throughout, but text is easily legible. Overall document is in VG condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Humphrey, Zephine GREEN MOUNTAINS TO SIERRAS
New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1936 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good Early Travel Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
253 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Brown top page edge. Pages uncut on side. Dust jacket in Very Good condition with slight marking on front and black stamp on back. DJ protected in plastic and paper backing. Bookplate adhered on front inside cover, and gift inscription with date on front endpaper. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Irving, Washington TALES OF THE ALHAMBRA
Granada Ediciones Miguel Sanchez Cloth Very Good Good- Early Travel Size: Approx. 4 " x 6 1/4" Photographs 
"A book edited in Granada and awarded with 24 engravings from the time when Washington Irving housed at the Alhambra, plus 25 colour pictures of the famous Arabian spot." A series of tales and sketches of the Moors and Spainards. With an introduction and notes by Ricardo Villa-Real. 324 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt design on front and gilt title on spine. DJ is Good with significant chipping and tears to edges and corners, discoloration and creasing, spine ends are torn with pieces missing. Cover corners are lightly bumped, edges rubbed, spine ends show signs of shelfwear. Marbled endpapers. Interior clean, tight. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Irving, Washington THE ALHAMBRA
New York Lovell, Coryell & Company Hard Cover Very Good- Travels Size: 5" x 7 1/2" 
212 pp. Also included is "The Conquest of Spain" with 138 pp. Brown faux leather covers with gilt inlay on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, corners and edges are rubbed, moderate scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Small tear to top spine. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose but intact. Spine is loose with many breaks in interior. Pages are browning. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Jaccaci, August F. ON THE TRAIL OF DON QUIXOTE: BEING A RECORD OF RAMBLES IN THE ANCIENT PROVINCE OF LA MANCHA
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 First Edition Hard Cover Good Spain Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" Daniel Vierge Gift Inscription By Author
"This book is the natural outgrowth of a friendship between artist and author - the one a Spaniard, the other familiar from youth with Spain, and both lovers of the book wherein are recounted the adventures of the good Knight and of his faithful Squire." 239 pp. Illustrated by Daniel Vierge. Gift inscription by author on second free endpaper. Maroon cloth covers with gilt imprint of Quixote on his steed on front cover, faded gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, cover faces are scuffed and darkened along edges, spine is discolored and faded, wear to joints, spine ends are quite torn and frayed. Gilt top page edge. Bookplate from previous owner on front inside cover. Front hinge broken, back hinge loose, spine loose or broken within interior. Pages are browning along edges, some edges uncut, few corners are lightly creased. Book in Good to Good+ condition. Scarce first edition signed by author. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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