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DESERT MAGAZINE, December 1949.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Knyvett:

Seller ID: 005000

Condition: Good


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 ba... View more info

THE SMOKE SIGNAL, SPRING 1968, NO. 17

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tucson, The Tucson Corral of the Westerners: 1968

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


The Pony Express - The Overland Mail: A Dramatic Era When Western Mails Were Delivered by Pony Rider and Stagecoach. Pages 146-167. Document in VG condition with top of magazine slightly bent and creased. Otherwise magazine is tight and clean. View more info

THE JOURNAL OF ARIZONA HISTORY (Volume 11, No. 1; Spring 1970 )

By: Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona Pioneers' Historical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 001803

Condition: Very Good-


Contents include: The Bradford Map of Nogales, Arizona by George E. Sites, Jr.; Fray Pedro de Arriquibar's Census of Tucson, 1820 by Karen Sites Collins; Graphic Arts on the Arizona Frontier, Mining in Arizona - I; Motoring in Arizona in 1914 by Edith S. Kitt. 75 pp. Tan stiff paper covers with wear and browning along edges, corners rubbed, spine creased. Interior clean. View more info

Imago MVNDI: A Review of Early Cartography

By: Bagrow, Leo (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Hague, Mouton & Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 007487

Condition: Good+


Article by Paul H. Ezell: FRAY DIEGO BRINGAS, A FORGOTTEN CARTOGRAPHER OF SONORA. pp.150-158. Two full-page maps with Bringa's Itinerary October 1795, and Bringa's Map of the Gila River region and the Coast of California. Another full page with Geographical Description and the sketch map of Sonora. All figures (illustrations) are facisimiles in H.F. Bruning's Collection. Table of the "State of the Population of the Missions of Sonora". Heavy tan wraps with blac... View more info

THE MENTOR MAGAZINE: RECLAIMING THE DESERT. OCTOBER 15, 1918 (Volume 6, Number 17, Serial No. 165)

By: Blanchard, C. J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association: 1918

Seller ID: 002746

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


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 gra... View more info

A TOUR THROUGH ARIZONA: First and Second Paper

By: Browne, J. Ross

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper's New Monthly Magazine: 1864

Seller ID: 001802

Condition: Good


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... View more info

TUNNEL IN THE DESERT: AN UNDERGROUND VENTURE IN EDUCATION

By: Carr, William H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: 1957

Seller ID: 006958

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

NEL COOPER STORIES. True Tales of the Wagoner, Arizona Area

By: Cooper, Nel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arizona, Nel Cooper: 1974

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 004038

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


Index of "Stories": He 'et His Beans with His Knife; A Brief History of Wagoner; The Big Black Stallion; Rustlers Roost; The First Mustangs; Victor, The Steeldust Stallion; Buffalo Ride; One Legend of the Hassayampa Safe; "Could One of These Have Been the Frenchman Who Later Made the Stone Arrastra Wheels?"; and The Feuder. 47 pp. Includes photographs and sketches. (Author was inducted into the CowGirl Hall of Fame in 1984. She came to Arizona looking fo... View more info

CHICANO BIBLIOGRAPHY: A Guide to Chicano Materials in the NAU Libraries

By: Greth, Carlos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Northern Arizona University Libraries: 1980

Seller ID: 003890

Condition: Near Fine to Fine


Discovery Series No. I. Revised Edition. 35 pp. Covers and interior are Near Fine to Fine. View more info

LOS CHICANOS: AN AWAKENING PEOPLE

By: Haddox, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas Western Press: 1970

Seller ID: 005890

Condition: Very Good


Southwestern Studies Monograph No. 28. The University of Texas at El Paso. The Story in Ten Pictures by Jose Cisneros. 44 pp. Decorative paper wraps. Cover corners are bent and rubbed. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA 1909 AND 1910

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 003696

Condition: Good to Good+


"As the improvised building for the variation instruments at Baldwin, Kans., was of such a character as to detract seriously from the accuracy and value of the results obtained, and as the increasing density of population in that region presaged the introduction of electric car lines in the near future, it was decided to transfer the variation instruments from Baldwin to some place in the southwestern part of the United States. After an examination of numerous locali... View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA 1913 AND 1914

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 003694

Condition: Good


"The Tucson Magnetic Observatory is about 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) east of the city of Tucson, Ariz., in a comparatively level country rising gradually to mountains on the north and west. The buildings were erected in the summer of 1909, and the instruments were installed and put in operation in November of that year." 102 pp. 16 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. tan paper wraps. Mildly soi... View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA 1911 AND 1912

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 003695

Condition: Good to Good-


"The Tucson Magnetic Observatory is about 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) east of the city of Tucson, Ariz., in a comparatively level country rising gradually to mountains on the north and west. The buildings were erected in the summer of 1909, and the instruments were installed and put in operation in November of that year." 103 pp. 15 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing the principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. tan paper wraps. Mildly soi... View more info

RESULTS OF OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY MAGNETIC OBSERVATORY NEAR TUCSON, ARIZONA 1915 AND 1916

By: Hazard, Daniel L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1918

Seller ID: 003697

Condition: Good


"The Tucson Magnetic Observatory is about 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) east of the city of Tucson, Ariz., in a comparatively level country rising gradually to mountains on the north and west. The buildings were erected in the summer of 1909, and the instruments were installed and put in operation in November of that year." 101 pp. 22 foldout graphs with reproductions of magnetograms showing principal magnetic storms. Numerous tables. tan paper wraps. Mildly soiled. ... View more info

GOLD, SILVER, COPPER, AND LEAD AND ZINC IN ARIZONA IN 1922.

By: Heikes, V. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 003597

Condition: Very Good+


Mineral Resources of the United States, 1922-Part I (Pages 489-518). Department of the Interior. United States Geological Survey. Exterior is VG+. Interior tight, clean and VG+. Numerous Tables. I-25 View more info

WALNUT GROVE GOLD-MINING COMPANY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1873

Seller ID: 005467

Condition: Very Good


Memorial of the Walnut Grove Gold-Mining Company. 43D Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Mis. Doc. No. 16. Referred to the Committee on Claims, and ordered to be printed. December 8, 1873. 24 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along document spine. Some mild foxing, but text is not affected. Document is in VG condition. View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY STORY OF CHIRICAHUA NATIONAL MONUMENT

By: Jackson, Earl

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Globe, Arizona, Southwest Parks and Monuments Association: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004102

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


Laid in a 4 page-2 pages double sided GUIDE TO FOREST FOOTHILLS TRAIL from United States Separtment of the Interior National Park Service Chiricahua National Monument Arizona. List of the plants corresponding to the numbered stakes along the path. Booklet is 76 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and maps. Suggested Reading and Appendix . Stiff color pictorial wrappers. Some fading to covers. Otherwise covers are VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

EARL MORRIS & SOUTHWESTERN ARCHAEOLOGY

By: Lister, Florence C. And Robert H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005960

Condition: Very Good +


"The life of Earl Halstead Morris (1889-1956) coincides with the great period of scientific interest in the prehistory of the San Juan Drainage of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona." 204 pages with index. Decorative white cloth covers with image of Morris on front and ruins on back. DJ in VG- condition with chipping/small tears to top edge and top spine, small tears to corners, some dirt spots, browning throughout. Cover corners are lightly bumped, spine... View more info

PRELIMINARY GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE EMMETT WASH NE QUADRANGLE, COCONINO VALLEY, ARIZONA

By: Petersen, Richard G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1959

Seller ID: 006997

Condition: Very Good


Mineral Investigations Field Studies Map MF-215. Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Black/white map with red elevation lines measuring 31" x 32" (unfolded) inside a brown paper envelope. Ex. museum blue stamp on front of envelope and left lower corner of map. Envelope is dirty with creasing to edges, corners. Map is clean, some minor creasing along left side, no marks or tears. View more info

JOURNEY TO ARIZONA IN 1876

By: Pinart, Alphonse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Zamorano Club: 1962

Seller ID: 001801

Condition: Very Good+


Translated from the French by George H. Whitney. Biography & Bibliography of Pinart by Henry R. Wagner. Introduction & Notes by Carl S. Dentzel. 47 pages with references. Foldout map of Pinart's voyage to California and Arizona. Black cloth covers with gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges lightly rubbed. Interior tight and clean. Book is VG+. View more info