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1 Bowie, William GEODESY. Primary Triangulation on the One Hundred and Fourth Meridian, and on the Thirty-Ninth Parallel in Colorado, Utah, and Nevada
Washington Government Printing Office 1914 Soft Cover Good to Good+ U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Size: Approx. 8 3/4" x 11" Foldout Maps, Photographs, Tables, 
Special Publication 19."The primary object of this publication is to give the geographic positions, elevations, and descriptions of the main scheme, subsidiary and intersection stations determined by primary triangulation in the state of Colorado and northward, from the line Pikes Peak-Divide of the thirty-ninth parallel triangulation, approximately along the one hundred and fourth meridian to the Canadian Border, and also similar data for the various stations of the thiry-ninth parallel triangulation which lie in the States of Colorado, Utah, and Nevada." 163 pp. including Index to Positions, Descriptions,etc and a General Index. 17 illustrations of which 10 are maps/charts -some foldouts. tan wraps Mildly soiled. spine darkened with minor tears. front cover's top corner "tip" missing. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Back cover's side edge, missing two pieces, 1/4"x2" and 1/8"x3/4". Overall Covers are Good to Good+. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Bryant, Edwin ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey
New York Hurst & Co 1885 Arlington Edition Hard Cover Good American History Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" Frontis. Engraving 
"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. Overall covers are Good. Frontis. engraving with tissue guard protection. Front hinge broken. paper label with previous owner's name and number on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. Brown toned to pages, possibly due to age of book. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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3 Congress HEARINGS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMMUNITIES OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, ON H.R. 8003 AND S. 2030, NEVADA TEST SITE COMMUNITY (PART I)
Washington Government Printing Office 1963 Paper Cover Good+ Nevada Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold-out Maps 
Nevada Test Site Community. September 12 and October 16, 1963. Part I. Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. 234 pp. Two fold-out maps. Green paper covers with black title lettering on front. Wear to cover edges, corners are bumped and creased, joints are slightly discolored and rippled, white spots on back cover, spine is significantly creased, spine ends are rubbed and torn. Ex. library stamps (three different stamps) on front cover, red ink underlines below many words in title. Top page edge spotted with ink spots. Top corner bumped and creased throughout document. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Cronkhite, Daniel RECOLLECTIONS OF A YOUNG DESERT RAT Impressions of Nevada and Death Valley
Nevada Sagebrush Press 1972 Cloth Near Fine to Fine Very Good Desert Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 3/4" Photographs Signed by Author
Limited edition of 777 copies; this is No. 708. Signed by author on number page. 102 pp. Photographs. DJ is protected in mylar, front flap is price-clipped. Book is Near Fine to Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Curtis, Joseph Story ABSTRACT OF A REPORT ON THE MINING GEOLOGY OF THE EUREKA DISTRICT, NEVADA
1883 Paperbound Good Geology Size: Approx. 8 " x 11 3/4 " Plates 
United States Geological Survey, June 1, 1883. Also included is "Popular Fallacies Regarding Precious-Metal Ore Deposits" by Albert Williams, Jr. Pages 221-271. Disbound document. Front page separated from document. Residue from book remains on spine. Page edges browning. Overall in Good condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Hinderlider, M. C, G. L. Swendsen and Henry Thurtell Report of Progress of Stream Measurments for the Calendar Year 1905. Part XII-The Great Basin Drainage
Washington Government Printing Office 1906 Paper Cover Good+ Water Supply Paper Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plate(foldout map), Tables 
United States Geological Survey. Water-Supply and Irrigation Paper No. 176. Prepared Under the Direction of F. H. Newell. Foldout U. S. Map Showing Locations of Principal River Stations Maintained During 1905. States included in the Report: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California and Oregon. 142 pp. including Index. Salmon paper covers. Tears to spine and missing thin strips at top/base. Covers intact and overall Good+. Mildly discolored? page ends. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 House of Representatives ADDITIONAL LAND FOR THE MOAPA INDIANS IN NEVADA
Washington Government Printing Office 1902 Paperbound Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the necessity of additional land for the Moapa indians in Nevada. 57th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 65. Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed, December 5, 1902. 4 pp. Fold-out map of the Moapa River Indian Reservation. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine. Page edges are significantly chipped and torn. Slight browning to paper. Map is clean. Overall document in Good condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Spears, John Randolph ILLUSTRATED SKETCHES OF DEATH VALLEY AND OTHER BORAX DESERTS OF THE PACIFIC COAST
Morongo Valley, CA Sagebrush Press 1977 0930704029 / 9780930704025 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good- Death Valley Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/4" Photographs 
"John Randolph Spears was the first professional writer to visit, photograph, and write about Death Valley; his 1891 journey into this remote desert paralleled the international acclaim which followed the discovery and exploitation of borax. This publication provided the reading public with the first interesting and accurate account of pre-20th Century Death Valley, as well as portions of Nevada and the surrounding desert country..." 226 pp. plus 9 pages of advertisements. Photographs. Stiff illustrated covers. Cover corners are rubbed, edges are dirty and smudged, wear to spine ends. Page edges are slightly dirty. Front cover pulled away from title page. Interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. Howes S-829. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Sutherland, William The Wonders of Nevada
Glendale, CA La Siesta Press 1966 Soft Cover Very Good+ Nevada Size: Approx. 4 " x 6" Facsimiles 
Edited by Walt Wheelock. Sutherland, Master Printer of Nevada arrived in Nevada in 1875. In 1878 was published his THE WONDERS OF NEVADA, the first guide book to be printed in Nevada and probably the first book of general interest to bear a Nevada imprint. Of this most rare publication, the only known copy is in the Huntington Library and from this, a facsimile is here reproduced. 32 pp. Back cover two minor "blemishs" otherwise the covers are VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Woodward, Arthur CAMELS AND SURVEYORS IN DEATH VALLEY. THE NEVADA-CALIFORNIA BORDER SURVEY OF 1861
Palm Desert, California Death Valley '49ers, Inc 1961 Soft Cover Very Good- Death Valley Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs, Facsimiles 
Publication No. 7. Early in 1860 joint plans were made by the United States and the State of California for a survey of the boundary between California and the Territory of Nevada. The party was under the direction fo Dr. J. R. N. Owen. The rest of the party: James Hitchens, J. H. Lillard, Brooks, Fritz, Richard James, Samuel McClelland, Andrew Deming/Demming, Biesta, McLeod/McLoud, John S. Birdsall, Van Dorn, Hyer, H. N. Jennings, O. Hutton, and Charles. 73 pp. Illustrated paper wrappers. Light fading along cover edges, residue from tape on top corner of front cover, back corner on back cover is creased with small tear to edge. Interior clean. Page 39-40 has folded corner and small tear to page edge, back pages have chipping/very small tears along page edge. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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