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1 DESERT MAGAZINE, December 1949.
William Knyvett Paper Cover Good Magazine: Desert Photographs, Maps, Drawings, 
December 1949 issue with cover showing White Christmas on the Desert. Some articles include: Valley of the Cathedrals, by Charles Kelly; We found Ant Hills covered with Jewels, by Edith Rutenic McLeod; Panamint Pack Trip, by Randall Henderson; Pom Poms at Christmas, by Dorothy L. Pillsbury; and Adobe Maker of Scottsdale, by Christine B. MacKenzie. Pictorial cover with some rubbing. Several small nicks at spine joint. Back cover 4 1/2" tear at spine.Mildly soiled back cover. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 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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3 THE MENTOR MAGAZINE JULY 1924 (Volume 12 No. 6 Serial No. 257)
Springfield, Ohio The Crowell Publishing Company 1924 Paper Cover Good+ to Very Good- Desert Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" Photographs 
Color illustrated covers with painting by W R Leigh on front. Articles: "The Lure of the Desert" by John C Van Dyke; "The Pageant Highway, a 6,000 mile trip from Park to Park" by Ronne C Shelse' of the U S Geological Survey; and J Pennington writes about Taos. Slight soil around cover edges. Top front corner tip chipped, small crease on side. 1/2" tear at spine base, otherwise covers are Good + to VG-. Interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Ault, Phil THIS IS THE DESERT - The Story of American's Arid Region
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1959 Cloth Near Fine to Fine Good Deserts LEONARD EVERETT FISHER 
Stunning illustrations by Fisher. 175 pp. small sticker on front endpaper of New Method Book Bindery. Otherwise Book is Near Fine to Fine. Dust jacket mildly soiled. Several tears. DJ is Good. Leonard Everett Fisher is a painter and illustrator but primarily known as an illustrator. He has a publishing career spanning forty-five years. He has illustrated some 260 books for young readers, and is the author of eighty five of these books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Blanchard, C. J. THE MENTOR MAGAZINE: RECLAIMING THE DESERT. OCTOBER 15, 1918 (Volume 6, Number 17, Serial No. 165)
New York The Mentor Association 1918 Wraps Good+ to Very Good- Desert Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 10 1/4" Plates 
Department of Science. Volume 6, Number 17, October 15, 1918. 12 pps. plus 6 loose gravure illustrations: "A Miracle of Irrigation, Uncompahgre Valley, Colorado", "High Line Canal, Utah Valley, Utah", "Gunnison Tunnel, Colorado", "Roosevelt Dam, Arizona", "Arrowrock Dam, Idaho..", "Suburb of Phoenix, Arizona--Reclaimed from Desert Land." Each of the plates has a descriptive essay on the reverse side. Have 2 copies of gravure #5: Arrowrock Dam, Idaho. Stiff decorative covers slightly soiled around edges. 1/2" tear at spine top, otherwise exterior and interior is Very Good. Gravures are Very Good. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Botkin, C. W.; and L. B. Shires THE EFFECT OF IRRIGATION AND CROPPING ON DESERT SOILS
State College, New Mexico New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 1939 Wraps Very Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Figures and Tables 
Bulletin 263 (Technical), May 1939. Agricultural Experiment Station of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, State College, NM. 39 pp. Paper wraps have slightly bent corners, chipping to page edges, and rubbing to spine edge. Browning along paper edges. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Brown, John S. ROUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES IN THE SALTON SEA REGION, CALIFORNIA, Water-Supply Paper 490-A.
Washington Government Printing Office 1920 Wraps Good Water Supply Paper Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Fold Out Maps, Figures 
United States Geological Survey. "The desert region of the United States forms a great triangle whose base, 800 miles long, is the Mexican border from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos River, in Texas and whose apex is in north-central Oregon...It covers about 500,000 square miles, or very nearly one-sixth of the area of the United States." 86 pp. 7 plates. Covers soiled. Back cover is almost completely removed from rest of document. Cover corners are creased, definite signs of bug damage to corners and edges, browning along edges. Tears to spine and spine ends. Stamps on front cover reading: Frank L. Shepard, Sep 18, 1921. Overall covers are Fair to Good-. Interior is tight, some browning/soiling to edges, some edges also have bug damage. Severe browning to page 86. Some light chipping to interior page edges. Pocket completely torn where relief maps (Plates 6 and 7) were kept. Seperate relief maps are Good condition with evidence of bug damage to creases/folded corners, browning, tears. Scarce with relief maps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Carr, William H. TUNNEL IN THE DESERT: AN UNDERGROUND VENTURE IN EDUCATION
Tucson Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 1957 Wraps Very Good- Arizona Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Photographs 
Educational Series, Number Two, December 1957. 34 pp. Stiff paper covers with photograph of kit fox in his den on front cover. Cover corners are bumped, spine is creased and spine ends torn, light soiling to cover faces. Interior clean. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Clements, Thomas GEOLOGICAL STORY OF DEATH VALLEY
Palm Desert, California Desert Magazine Press 1954 Paper Cover Very Good- Death Valley Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Illustrated 
Publication No. 1. Death Valley 49ers, Inc. 52 pp. Green stiff paper covers. Covers are rubbed along edges and corners, edges are browning and discolored, scuffing marks on cover faces. Spine paper is torn and pulling away. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 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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11 Dibblee, Thomas W. AREAL GEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT CALIFORNIA
Washington Government Printing Office 1967 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 11 1/2" Figures, Maps 
Geological Survey Professional Paper 522. Contribution to west coast earthquake investigations. 153 pp. Illustrations, tables, and five folded maps in pocket attached to back inside cover. Gray paper covers. Cover edges and corners are creased, back cover dirty and bent (from map pocket), spine ends are torn. Some dirt smudges to edge of back free endpaper. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Dodge, Natt N. FLOWERS OF THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS: POPULAR SERIES NO. 4
Santa Fe, New Mexico Southwestern Monuments Association 1952 Second Edition Wraps Very Good Flowers Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Drawings By Jeanne R. Janish 
"...printed to provide accurate and authentic information about the Southwest." 112 pp. with index. Dirt smudges to card stock paper wraps. Pamphlet is tight, clean and in Very Good condition. 
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13 Findley, Rowe GREAT AMERICAN DESERTS
Washington D.C. National Geographic Society 1972 0-87044-107-8 / 9780870441073 Cloth Very Good+ Good Desert Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 1/4" Photographs By Walter Meayers Edwards 
Photography by Walter Meayers Edwards. "In this vivid book you will learn of the geological and climatic forces that have shaped the desert." 207 pages with index. DJ is Good with chipping and small tears to edges and corners, jacket front and back is soiled. Cover spine ends are bent. Interior is tight and clean. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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14 Gardner, Erle Stanley THE DESERT IS YOURS
William Morrow & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Desert Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Photographs, Map, Drawings 
slight rubbing to spine ends and to front cover's bottom edge. Otherwise Very Good + to Near Fine 
Price: 18.50 USD
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15 Jaeger Edmund C. Desert Wild Flowers
Stanford University Press 1940 Hard Cover Very Good to Very Good+ Deserts Photographs, Drawings 
Green and tan decorative covers. Rubbing to spine ends, otherwise exterior is VG+. 322 pp. Index. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. numerous illustrations and descriptions. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Jaeger, Edmund C. OUR DESERT NEIGHBORS
Stanford, California Stanford University Press 1950 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Good to Good- Desert Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 1/2" Photographs, Drawings 
A series of attractive, intimate sketches of the lives of desert animals. Based on scientific fact and personal observations of the author. Book's cover illustrated with animal figures. Hinge broken in areas but all pages intact. Interior is clean. Overall Book is Very Good. DJ with soiling, minor tears at ends. Protected by mylar (plastic) cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Jaeger, Edmund C. THE CALIFORNIA DESERTS
Stanford University Press 1941 Third Printing Cloth Near Fine California Line Drawings 
Gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise interior is Near Fine. 
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18 Johnson, LeRoy and Jean JULIA, DEATH VALLEY'S YOUNGEST VICTIM
Roseville, MN LeRoy and Jean Johnson 1981 Wraps Very Good Death Valley Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Drawings 
Story about the death of a young infant while traveling through Death Valley. 20 pp. Card stock paper wraps are in Good condition with corners and edges rubbed, dirt smudges on back cover, and remainder of price sticker on back cover corner. Errata stamp on back inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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19 Krutch, Joseph Wood The Voice of the Desert. A Naturalist's Interpretation
New York William Sloane Associates 1964 Fifth Printing Cloth Very Good- Very Good Deserts Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs 
223 pp. Photographs. Slightly soiled covers. Front free endpaper with previous owner's name and that it was purchased at the Taos Bookstore in 1965. Plus notation "X int-esp. latter half". Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Original plastic DJ with black printing of title is Good. Two tears at spine's upper edge and 1/4"x1/4" piece missing. Barely visible. DJ is Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Laycock, George DEATH VALLEY
New York Four Winds Press 1976 0590073990 / 9780590073998 Cloth Very Good + Good+ Death Valley Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Photographs 
"The book tells the fascinating story of the history - and the natural history - of this unique desert." 113 pp. with index. DJ in Good+ condition with rubbed edges, small tear to top of front, and rubbing to spine edges/corners. Yellow cloth covers with cactus image on front. Covers in VG to NF condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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